Scott Pollei

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Revealed: 2018's best and worst cities to live in

The Austrian capital Vienna has been named the world’s best city to live in for the ninth consecutive year.<p>Mercer’s 20th annual Quality of Living survey compared 231 major metropolises, examining factors such as crime, healthcare, education, public services, recreation, housing and personal freedom.<p>…

Water

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

9 Ways Landscape Photographers Can Use Lightroom

Much has been written about using Lightroom to develop landscape photos, and realistically many Capture Landscape readers, as advanced landscape …

Once and For All—This Is How Often You Should Shampoo Your Hair

It really depends on what kind of hair you have and how oily your scalp gets.<p>There's one nugget of grooming mythology that I abide by, even though it isn't scientifically proven. It's the answer to the perennial question: How often should you shampoo? When we wash our scalps less, the theory goes, …

13 places around the world that are being ruined by tourists

It's no surprise that locals often get frustrated with tourists who visit their home city.<p>Some t ourists have behaved very badly while traveling, from knocking over art displays while taking selfies to throwing items at the Queen's Guard in London.<p>Some cities have encountered so many problems with …

Times Square

3 Reasons Why You Should Start A Business In This $400 Billion Industry That Most Entrepreneurs Ignore

This might be better than the next Facebook.<p>Some say it's $400 billion. Other estimate it to be over $800 billion. To put it in perspective... this industry is 6 to 13 times larger than digital advertising. In fact, Google, Amazon, and Bing are fighting to see who's boss in this space.<p>I'm talking …

10 Ways Successful People Transform Themselves From Good to Great

There's always room for improvement.<p>No matter who you are, there's always room for improvement. And there always will be.<p>Because when you hit pause in your busy life and reflect on your emotional wellbeing, small parts of your life in which you are not fulfilling your true potential bubble and rise …

10 things you need to do in order to quit your job and travel the world, according to people who have done it

Psssst — hey, you. Yeah, you. The one discreetly clicking on this article at work while your boss sits inches away. We know your secret: You're itching to drop everything and book a one-way ticket across the world.<p>We're not judging. In fact, we support you. At Travel + Leisure, we talk to people …

Loyalty

How I Stopped Hustling and Started Succeeding

If you think hustling all the time is required for success, you are mistaken.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm an entrepreneur with a few profitable online businesses in the fitness industry. I also work on a strict 9-to-5 schedule to ensure that I spend plenty of …

Entrepreneurship

5 Ways to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

Changing the color of an object using Photoshop is a typical use case for the software, and there are many ways to do it. This 20-minute video from …

Satan's enigma: 'Possessed' nun's 17th-century letter deciphered

A mysterious letter written more than 300 years ago by a Sicilian nun who claimed to be possessed by Satan has finally been deciphered. Scientists used a deep-web code breaker to read the letter.<p>The message — indeed devilish — describes God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit as "dead weights," the …

5 apps that keep you safe while traveling [Tech Travel Tips]

At home, you can pretty much trust your own Wi-Fi network, and you kind of have to trust your cellular provider. But as soon as you fetch up at a hotel, airport, Airbnb rental or coffee shop, you risk everything.<p>Short of leaving your MacBook or iPhone out on the table while you visit the bathroom …

7 Creative Effects You Can Achieve With Slow Shutter Speed

Photographing in the manual mode allows you complete control over the photographic process and all the camera settings. Shutter speed, in particular, …

8 tips for being productive on the iPad with iOS 10

You can do more than you think<p>In my review of the iPad Pro 10.5, I said that most people should probably wait until all the productivity improvements coming in iOS 11 are available before buying one. But you didn't wait, did you, you maniac? You went out and bought one, and are now wondering how …

Apps

How to Edit Your Photos

Dear friend,<p>There is no right or wrong way to edit (I mean post-process) your photos.<p>Editing vs post processing<p>Okay, so unfortunately, modern …

Street Photography

Transforming a Boring Photo Into a Dramatic One With Photoshop

The mere mention of image manipulation may make some photographers cringe, but there’s no denying that some skill with Photoshop can enable you to …

How I Earn $200,000+ a Year From Photography

Kind of a crazy thing– I think you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics– and also get rich:<p>I wanna tell you the secrets of how I earn over …

Street Photography

Do You Have a $4,000 Travel Photo Sitting on Your Hard Drive?

Have you ever wondered what your travel photos are worth? Most people take travel photos for themselves to remember the experience or share on social …

The Free Way to Become Rich

Dear friend,<p>I will share with you a secret on how to become rich — for free.<p>1. Don’t lose money<p>First of all, the biggest mistake we have in trying to …

Personal Finance

Rosemary House / Kohn Shnier Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project is the design of a new home for a young family with two working parents and three children. …

The best SD cards you can buy for your DSLR camera

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Unless you're an avid photographer, buying the right SD card can be mystifying. You have to take a variety of specifications into …

Filmmaking

Main Stay House

Austin, Texas<p>Austin’s Bouldin Creek neighborhood provides a unique and ever-changing context to the Main Stay House. The challenges were both cultural and site-specific. The Main Stay House exists as a simple and straightforward proposal – an architectural experiment on domesticity - enabling …

Framing

21 Inspirational Quotes on Black & White Photography

When you create a black and white photograph, you create something that is abstract and strikingly real at the same time. Black and white photography …

iOS 10.3 Battery Drain: How To Fix Problems With New Update

iOS 10.3 is only a few days old, but users are already reporting battery drain problems with the new update. The eight tips in this guide should help …

Vincent Van Gogh Quotes: 10 Sayings To Remember The 'Starry Night' Artist On His 164th Birthday

Thursday would have been the 164th birthday of Vincent van Gogh, the famous Postimpressionist painter who created more than 2,100 works in the last …

The 100 best books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>"I'm so busy."<p>"I'm binge-watching 'Stranger Things.'"<p>"I don't know <i>which</i> book to read."<p>If you fall into the last category, Amazon's here to …

Books

How to Find Your Purpose in Photography

Dear friend; I want to write you a letter on finding your purpose in photography — and giving you a chance to reflect on <i>why</i> you make photos.<p>A …

Folly Farm

Boulder, Colorado<p>Folly Farm is a contemporary expression of historic, additive farmhouse-style architecture. The energetic, creative clients wanted a contemporary design which was still a casual space for their young family to create, play, and discover inspiration.<p>To achieve these goals, the …

Boulder

Bosch and Bruegel review – more gripping than a thriller

Two master painters of the macabre and the mundane come together in Joseph Leo Koerner’s frightening, fascinating study<p>Hieronymus Bosch and Pieter Bruegel the Elder work like antagonistic muscles in the imagination, pulling with and against each other. Bosch is a painter of medieval hellfire whose …

9 Can’t-Miss Portrait Photography Tips That Will Help You Create Better Portraits Today

One of the great things about portrait photography is its variation.Here’s what I mean…I can take a portrait of my family in the backyard and then go …

Shutter Speed