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7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Education

10 podcasts to sharpen your sales skills

In the competitive 21st century marketplace, it’s more important than ever to keep your sales skills sharp. Regardless of how busy you are, podcasts provide an opportunity to continue learning without disrupting your daily routine. Whether you’re traveling, exercising or sitting in a waiting room, …

Marketing

5 Ways to Upgrade a Banana Split

Make the classic sundae even better with these five clever upgrades.<p>Make the classic sundae even better with these five clever upgrades.<p><b>1.</b> …

Tips for Creating Large Format Prints

Aaron Reed is a professional landscape and nature photographer. He makes his living selling fine art prints. If you view <b>his gallery</b>, you’ll see that …

Nature Photography

11 Secrets Women With Great Hair Swear By

You’ve seen them. Maybe you’ve even secretly loathed them from a distance. I’m talking about women with hair that never seems to suffer from frizz, …

3 of the Easiest No-Heat Hairstyles to Wear Right Now

If you’re anything like most of the ladies here at Brit + Co, the last thing you want to do when it’s scorching outside is grab your hot tools to style your hair. So to make your bathroom feel less like a sauna (not a cute feature in August) and to protect your hair from further damage, we’ve been …

The Rebirth of a Classic Provence Hotel

Bastide de Gordes, in the Provençal village of Gordes, has just emerged from a year-long, top-to-bottom renovation.<p>Made famous by Peter Mayles in his …

Skift Global Forum 2015: Learning Is the New Luxury In the Experience Economy

<b>Alice Gray Stites will speak about how learning is becoming the new luxury at the Skift Global Forum on October 14 and 15 in Brooklyn, New York. See</b> …

Hospitality

Hop a helicopter to your next spa day? On Catalina Island, absolutely

Here's a new twist on where to get a relaxing massage: Santa Catalina Island Co. will deliver you to the island's day spa in Avalon via helicopter.<p>Visitors who don't have time for an overnight trip can take advantage of the Tower Suite at Island Spa Catalina for Two.<p>The ride from Long Beach takes …

15 Secret (and Not-So-Secret) Spots In Connecticut's Northwest Corner

Who knew that Connecticut had a Lake District? Contoured by lush green hills and small bodies of water perfect for paddling, the Northwest area of Connecticut, in and around the Litchfield Hills, is called "The Secret Corner" (as opposed to the Northeast section of CT, which is dubbed the "Quiet …

Exploring Your Next Bucket List Location

We are happy to announce that Sarah Marino, an awesome photographer with a stunning portfolio, is now a contributing author on Visual Wilderness. She …

7 Ways to Take Better Shots With Your Smartphone

Some of us love them, some of us hate them but the fact is mobile photography is here and it is here to stay. The vast majority of us carry a …

Mobile Photography

Creating Textures in your Photos

I love to photograph textures on sand, rocks, and mud. Side lighting is essential for bringing out these textures. Contrary to popular belief, direct …

How to Set Up Your Digital SLR for Night Photography

Setting up a digital camera specifically for the type of photos you like to produce is essential to get the best from any camera. In this article I …

Cameras

5 Tips to Take Less Photos of Everything and Take More Photos That Mean Something

How many photos do you have from a recent holiday, that you just haven’t had time to organize? Or, have you come back from a dream vacation and your …

Mocha Semifreddo - Rich Creamy Coffee Ice Cream with No Machine!

Oreo Cake Pops

We can all thank the lovely and talented Bakerella for placing the spotlight on cake pops. After one of her beautifully decorated cake pop pictures went viral in 2008, she then appeared on the <i>Martha Stewart Show</i>, further catapulting cake pops into culinary trend history. Though cake pops would …

14 Genius Hacks For A Quick Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's arguably the most delicious. Sadly, we often let breakfast fall by the wayside with insanely busy schedules.<p>But abandon breakfast no more. We've rounded up 14 hacks to ensure you get in your first meal of the day without wasting any …

13 Refreshing No-Bake Desserts to Beat the Heat

In the midst of a summer heat wave, the last thing I want to do is turn on my oven to bake. But a sweet tooth knows no season, and all those picnics and barbecues you're bound to attend this summer call for shareable treats. If you're looking for something that goes beyond a melty tub of Breyer's, …

No Grill? No Problem. Fake It With These 13 Indoor Grilling Recipes

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>When you live in a tiny city apartment like mine where your outdoor real estate is limited to a fire escape and the area by the …

Recipes

7 Desserts That Use Brownies or Are Inspired by Brownies

The only thing better than a brownie is a brownie sundae. OK, and brownie cookies. And, well, all of these desserts.<p>The only thing better than a …

Chef Tim Love's 5 Tips for Perfect Steak

Here, 5 tips for perfecting your next steak from star chef Tim Love.<p><i>Texas chef Tim Love is dropping steak knowledge on us at the Food & Wine Classic</i> …

5 Over-the-Top Brownies to Make Now

When it comes to brownies, are you a maximalist? Is bigger always better? Then try one of these decadent takes on the classic dessert.<p>When it comes …

6 Delicious Desserts for Dad

This Father's Day, spoil dad with a homemade treat. These sweets are so easy to make, even the kids can get in on the action.<p><b>1. Molten Chocolate Cakes</b><p>A.k.a. lava cakes, these individual chocolate cakes have oozing molten centers. Surprisingly, they're easy enough for even the novice baker to make …

9 Ice Cream Cupcake Recipes That Are Better Than A Whole Ice Cream Cake

Photo credit: How Sweet It Is, A Pumpkin & A Princess<p>Ice cream cakes, no matter how simple, have the ability to stir up lots of nostalgia. They're associated with birthdays, summer, and zero responsibilities -- a trifecta of the best things in life. There isn't much that can top the magic of an ice …

What Defines Good Travel Photography?

Travel and photography are perfect bed fellows. Capturing exotic, and not so exotic locations in a unique and interesting way is a challenge to both …

How Getting the Foreground Right Can Make Your Outdoor Photographs Pop

Photography is about representing a three dimensional scene in a two dimensional image. When we first start to use a camera, we tend to fixate on our …

Landscape Photography

Seeing in Depth of Field: A Simple Understanding of Aperture

Photography can be simply defined as: painting with light. When you are painting with light, you are creating a story in a split second. That’s what …