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Why Many Women Don’t Have Orgasms

Did you know that only 25% of women are consistently orgasmic during sexual intercourse?According to an analysis of 33 studies over the past 80 years …

The Difference Between a DSLR's Viewfinder Autofocus and Live View Autofocus

Most photographers use their cameras on a daily basis with little or no thought to how it functions under the hood. For the most part, this makes …

Here’s a Sneak Peek of the Curvature Pen Tool Coming to Photoshop

Adobe just announced that there’s a powerful new Curvature Pen Tool coming to Photoshop CC later this year. The 1-minute video above is a sneak peek …

Tutorials

10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Diabetes

Get informed!<p>Face it: Men aren't always the best at communicating. But when it comes to diabetes, it's essential to ask questions. Joanne Gallivan, M.S., R.D., the executive director of the National Diabetes Education Program at the National Institutes of Health, recommends you take this list to …

Assets Management

No matter your age, we've developed a balanced investment strategy to help you achieve the shape of your life—and maintain it for years to come.<p>The Payoff<p><i>Train with purpose, pack your calendar with challenging events, and something remarkable happens: Fitness ceases to be a chore and becomes part</i> …

[REF] *Surface Hints, Tips and Registry Tweaks* - Last updated January 24th.

I started a huge thread on hints and tips for the HTC Leo (see my signature) so I thought now that I have a Surface tablet I would do the same. It is …

Drop One Belt Size in One Month!

Get ready to buy a smaller pair of pants. This cutting-edge fat-loss plan will make you stronger and leaner in just four weeks<p>The scale isn’t the best indicator of fat loss. If you want to lose inches around your middle, you need to pack on pounds of lean muscle. The reason: Muscle takes energy …

What Happens To Your Prosthetics After You Die?

Multiple groups are trying to recycle used artificial limbs and devices like pacemakers.<p>As prosthetics become more common, they are increasingly left over when people die. Where do they go?<p>In the case of "inert" implants, like silicone breast implants or artificial hips, they are often left in and …

Prosthetics

Portrait Tutorial Feast

How it was done - Zooming the Exposure

How it was done - zooming the exposure. Tips on how to create a fun and abstract image by zooming your lens during a long exposure.

DSLR Camera Lenses and Their Abbreviations

For those of you who want to learn what these abbreviations are about, I have compiled a list of the terms used, what it stands for and of course …

Cameras

10 Tips to Help You Hold Your Edge

MY SAN DIEGO “surf team” could use a little help. All of us are over 40, and our body creaks are beginning to overwhelm the power of our denial. One member has three artificial disks in her neck and two fused vertebrae. Another had his ACL removed after a mountain-biking accident. When I paddle out …

The Best Hotels in Phnom Penh

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Phnom Penh, one of Southeast Asia’s most mesmerizing and fast-changing capitals, boasts eclectic architecture bearing witness to the turbulence of Cambodia’s recent history.<p>In the past 60 years the country cast off French colonialism, suffered one of the worst genocides in …

When Exercise Turns Deadly

The scientific evidence supporting high-intensity exercise is very solid. This is true for elite athletes, people who are just trying to get into shape, and even patients with heart disease. Exercise, however, is not risk-free. People do die and have other catastrophic health events while working …

10 Amazing Wedding Photos: Capturing a Key Moment in People’s Lives

Wedding photography is the photography of activities relating to weddings. It encompasses photographs of the couple before marriage (for …

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …

Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

1) Start with a clear view. This first tip might sound very obvious, but it is key to make sure your camera lens is clean and if you are using a …

Color Portraiture with Retouch and Enhancement in Lightroom 4 and 5

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5, a preset system designed to take you from Ordinary to Extraordinary …

How Lighting Plays a Crucial Role in Your Photography

You’ve heard me deliberate about how significant lighting in photography is, but do you really know the reason why? You may know that gaining enough …

7 Ways To Create Authentic & Powerful Portraits

by Steven McConnell Do you remember the time you were learning to drive a car? If you’re like most people, it began as a purely technical, logical …

Stonehenge Revealed: Why Stones Were a "Special Place"

Lead archaeologist at Stonehenge discusses his team's discoveries in new book.<p><b>The eerie megaliths of Stonehenge have inspired speculation for centuries.</b>

How To Shoot Amazing Photographs Indoors With Nothing But Window Light

For some photos, nothing beats the natural beauty of ambient light. When used correctly natural light can create soft portraits that bring out great …

The Basics of Photography: D for Dynamic Range

In photography, Dynamic Range is the amount of visible detail that can be seen or recovered between the lightest part of a photograph and the …

What's Behind the New Warning on Global Carbon Emissions?

The world is on track to dangerous global warming, but some solutions could be implemented quickly, says International Energy Agency.<p><b>If the world waits until 2020 to take action on global climate change, it will undoubtedly be too late, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns in a new</b> …

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How to trek to Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the …

A thrillseeker’s guide to Vietnam

Dense jungles, brooding mountains, endless waterways, towering cliffs, hairpin bends: the potential for adrenalin-fuelled adventure is limitless in Vietnam. Whether you prefer to scale the heights of jagged peaks or plumb the depths of coral reefs, Vietnam will deliver something special. Heck, just …