Mikel Portugal

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Why you should think twice before getting in a pool

Pools are festering, pathogenic baths that we fool ourselves into thinking are clean.<p>Pool water smells like disinfectant. It has that cloying, antiseptic aroma that at once deters and reassures you that someone has designed this body of water for you to swim in. It’s got chlorine—it must be clean.</i> …

Online Marketing Plan: 7 Steps To Create A Truly Effective One

A well-created online marketing plan explains in detail all the tools, tactics and strategies that will be carried out to achieve the targeted goals<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The …

Marketing

Burning Out: What Really Happens Inside a Crematorium

Four decades ago, less than 5 percent of Americans were cremated. Now that figure stands at nearly 50 percent. This is how cremation actually works, and the story of what happens to a culture when its attitudes about memorializing the dead undergo a revolution.<p>Rosehill Cemetery in Linden, New …

“La desaparición de personas en Veracruz era sistemática e institucionalizada”

El fiscal de Veracruz considera que era imposible organizar un grupo paramilitar de estas características sin que lo supieran los superiores<p>El fiscal …

You can now book incredibly cheap flights with a new app that lets you bid on unsold airline seats

If, like 24 per cent of Britons, you are a chronic procrastinator - we may have found the perfect travel app for you.<p>Air Ticket Arena is a new UK-based start-up which launched on February 1 and gives you the opportunity to bid for last-minute plane tickets.<p>All you need to do is download the app and …

Air Travel

5 Ways to Transform Jamie Oliver's Chicken in Milk Leftovers

Our Editor in Chief, Faith, has always said Jamie Oliver's chicken in milk is <i>probably</i> the best chicken recipe of all time. Public opinion may be …

Cooking

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation)

If you want to land an interview, create resumes and cover letters that are light on self-promotion and heavy on ingratiation.<p>While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next …

How This 30-Year-Old Went From Managing His Family's Grocery Business To Raising $147 Million

From a young age, George Bousis was being groomed to take over the family business, a grocery store started by his Greek-immigrant parents in 1987, the year Bousis was born. Bousis’ father worked 24/7. As kids, Bousis and his siblings would visit their dad at the South-side Chicago store on …

Family Business

Portugal’s radical drugs policy is working. Why hasn’t the world copied it?

Since it decriminalised all drugs in 2001, Portugal has seen dramatic drops in overdoses, HIV infection and drug-related crime. By Susana Ferreira<p>When the drugs came, they hit all at once. It was the 80s, and by the time one in 10 people had slipped into the depths of heroin use – bankers, …

Mining

How to Colorize a Photo Using Curves in Photoshop

Adding color to a black and white photo is one of the most fun things you can do in Photoshop. Not only that but it is surprisingly straightforward, …

Tutorials

6 Foods You Should Never Refrigerate

Think twice before throwing these foods in your fridge.<p>When unpacking from a trip to the grocery store, it can be tempting to put almost any …

10 Ways You're Being Tracked Without You Knowing It

Everything we do online and with technology leaves a footprint.<p>The prevailing truth in technology is that what we gain in progress and convenience, we often lose in privacy.<p>Recently, the FDA approved a trackable pill that could be used to treat people who live with schizophrenia and manic episodes. …

IHS Markit

How to Make $2 Million With Just a Laptop and Phone

Josh Harris uses a proven system to take complete novices from zero to six figures a year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Plenty of gurus promise proven systems for raking in cash. The problem is that most gurus don’t actually produce real results.<p>In 2014, The Oracles …

Google AdWords

Cómo subir fotos desde el ordenador a Instagram de forma muy sencilla

<i>Instagram</i> es una red social donde los usuarios podemos compartir nuestras fotografías. En principio nació para compartir las imágenes realizadas con …

Watch Eminem Demolish Donald Trump in BET Awards Freestyle

Eminem tore into President Donald Trump during a ferocious a capella freestyle titled “The Storm” at the BET Hip Hop Awards Tuesday. The rapper …

The 9 most cringe-worthy moments in ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ history

By Bethonie Butler<p>Reporter<p>“Curb Your Enthusiasm” returns to HBO Sunday after more than six years off the air. A lot has changed in the world since we left Larry (and Leon) in Paris, but it’s a pretty safe bet that the new season of “Curb” will have plenty of awkwardness. In preparation, we put …

Siblings

3 simple Lightroom tricks you should definitely know

Photographer Travis Transient recently put together this helpful tutorial that might just teach you a thing of two about Adobe Lightroom. The video …

Manual Settings for Beginner Photographers

Recently an intern joined me and drove me up the wall with questions about manual settings for photogra​​phy. Questions like ​”What zoom range should …

Shutter Speed

Modos de medición de la luz: Qué son y cómo utilizarlos adecuadamente

Todos estaremos de acuerdo en que <b>aprender a exponer</b> bien es una de las claves para conseguir buenas fotografías. Y para lograrlo, además de dominar …

Google shows how easy it is for software to remove watermarks from photos

To highlight the need for more secure copyright protections<p>Google’s research division today detailed just how easy it is for computer algorithms to bypass standard photo watermarking practices, stripping those images of copyright protection and making them vulnerable to reposting across the …

Tutorials

Boy Bait To Banana Bread: 8 To-Die-For Breakfast Cakes

Blueberry coffee cake = boy bait<p>Cake for breakfast? Yes, please! From blueberry coffee cake (aka boy bait) to marbled chocolate banana bread, these recipes will motivate you to jump out of bed and start your day.<p>1. Blueberry Coffee Cake (aka Boy Bait)<p>The recipe for this old-fashioned blueberry …

Dessert

20 New Ways to Use Shelf Brackets You’ve Never Thought Of

Shelf brackets' primary purpose is well known and documented: prop up and secure boards to create wall storage. But did you know that there's an …

How to speed up your Wi-Fi

Optimize your internet connection.<p>No one likes slow Wi-Fi—it's right up there with creaking doors and leaking taps as one of the most frustrating household problems. To boost your upload and download speeds back up to where they should be, try making these tweaks to your router and other …

Wi-Fi

How to Give Your Still Photos a 2.5D Parallax Effect in Photoshop

Did you know that Photoshop has built-in animation tools? In this 12-minute video from Peter McKinnon, learn how to utilize them to animate your …

Jim Carrey Is Now an Amazing Painter and His Art Documentary Is Going Viral — Watch

Jim Carrey's disappearance from the big screen has left fans wondering what he's been up to. The answer is here, and it's pretty amazing.<p>Jim Carrey …

Jim Carrey

DSLR Photography 101 by ERIC KIM

Dear friend,<p>If I started photography all over again this is advice I would give myself.<p>To DSLR or not to DSLR?<p>Digital SLR: digital single lens …

Night Photography Camera Settings for Beginners

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.I have spent many nights over the …

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