Dana Perreira

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How to be happy in today’s crazy world: 3 secrets from research

Sometimes it feels like the world is actively conspiring against your happiness. Now before you start folding your tin foil hat, let me say that you …

The Outdoor Eight Rule - Metering without a Meter for Beginners

Whether you are new to shooting film or are a grizzled veteran, you’ve likely heard someone mention a fundamental rule of photography called “The …

How to Build a Coffee Table with Just Two Tools, Make a Secret Compartment Shelf, Create Motion-Activated Bike Lighting & More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Motion Activated Bike Lighting Prototype</b><p>Bob Clagett uses an Arduino 101 board to create a unique bike light. …

Woodworking

Objects and Lighting: Product Photography Techniques

There isn’t anything you can photograph that doesn’t have a sphere, cube, or cylinder in it. Jay Morgan created this video to showcase the details …

How to get off the grid and live rent-free

Many people dream of living off the grid, rent-free — and a select few have turned that dream into a reality. It takes more than just a stack of …

Off-grid

New technology is forcing us to confront the ethics of bringing people back from the dead

Imagine you have a close friend you frequently communicate with via text. One day, they suddenly die. You reel, you cry, you attend their funeral. Then you decide to pick up your phone and send them a message, just like old times.<p>“I miss you,” you type. A little response bubble appears at the …

Artificial Intelligence

Don’t Screw Up: Here’s the Correct Way to Use a Reflector for Better Outdoor Portraits (VIDEO)

We often turn to Joe Edelman for simple lighting tutorials, and in the video below he’s a bit perturbed because photographers often mess up outdoor …

This Tiny House Has More Charm Than Most Mansions

Let's just say, it spares no details.<p>Tiny house dwellers usually have to make some sacrifices, like giving up a cozy Saturday morning in front of a fireplace or a Sunday night bathtub soak. But not in the "Urban Craftsman." This small abode was built by Handcrafted Movement in a craftsman style and …

12 Facebook Groups To Join Before Quitting Your Day Job To Work For Yourself

One entrepreneur says Facebook is a bottomless resource for first-time business owners. You just have to know where to look.<p>I now generate 95% of my consulting clients through Facebook groups. But even before I built up my business on the social network, I relied on a handful of Facebook groups to …

Entrepreneurship

Are You Aware Of This Brand-New Way To Make Money On Facebook?

Did you know that Facebook users watch 100 million hours of video every day? It's true. My household accounts for about 30 percent of that number. We like watching kittens, OK?<p>There are more than a billion people using Facebook every day, and video has exploded on the social media platform over the …

DIY Bathroom Floating Shelves

Do you love the contemporary look and feel of floating shelves…but feel intimidated by tackling such a project yourself? I want to let you in on a …

Dancing On My Own Cover by Flat Creek River

36 ideas for stunning modern stairs

You know, there was a time when the most exciting thing you could do with your stairs was add some funky carpet, but now the possibilities are …

Interior Design

3 Reasons to Forget the 80/20 Rule and Focus on the 4 Percent

Are you following 80/20 rule to improve your productivity? Read this post to know more about an even more productive method to skyrocket your income.

A CNC-Milled Coffee Table, a DIY Modular Concrete Kitchen Backsplash, a Homemade Lumber Mill, Display Cases & More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>DIY Concrete Backsplash and Dish Rack</b><p>Wow! Ben Uyeda uses Legos to cast a modular concrete backsplash/dish rack …

Woodworking

101 Legitimate Home-Based Jobs

Are you looking for a work at home job to fill your days and bank account? Luckily we have many legitimate home-based jobs to choose from today. And …

Employment

Here’s an ancient philosophy so simple even a 5-year-old could understand it

The great Richard Feynman said that if someone can’t explain something simply to a novice -- at the freshman lecture level -- it’s because they don’t …

Pete Carroll

14 Free Business Tools to Make Your Startup more Successful in 2017

Being an entrepreneur, it is imperative that you must be equipped with an in-depth knowledge of the major variables, in the both internal and external environments, that will help you enhance your business's growth. In order to drive revenue and gain competitive edge over your rivals, you need to …

7 Social Media Marketing Tools Recommended By the Experts

Social media is not just for communication anymore. It’s a great tool that is responsible for reshaping the future of businesses. While hosting to …

Social Media

DIY Wood Pallet Dresser Plans

Pallets give you most beautiful and traditional DIY pallet dresser You need to attempt the up cycle wooden pallet. You can get rid from antique and …

4 top SEO trends for 2017

Is your SEO strategy for 2017 finalized? If not, then you might want to refine it to reflect some of the predicted top SEO trends for 2017.<p>You should already know the top SEO trends for 2017 from the renowned industry experts. Now we’re going to share a few more predictions to help you continue …

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

Marketing

How to Make Money as An Amazon Affiliate

Earlier this week, a newer blogger asked me how to make money as an Amazon affiliate.<p><i>Note: This post contains affiliate links.</i><p>It reminded me that …

Preparing Your Social Media Strategy for 2017

It’s never too early to start working on your social media strategy for next year (or next week or next month).Recently, Buffer released their annual …

36 Important Questions To Ask Your Wedding Photographer

The key to finding wedding vendors you love? Interviewing them before you sign the contract! This is especially true with a photographer. You’ll be spending almost the entire day with the photographer you choose, so in addition to loving their style, having an in-person or phone interview is a …

Weddings

Six Essential Camera Settings for Landscape Photographers

Sunset at Tenaya Lake, Yosemite. It’s important to check the red channel in the histogram when photographing warm, saturated colors like this.Every …

The ultimate guide to lenses for filmmakers and photographers

For those new to photography or video, lenses can seem like a scary subject. There’s so many different types, and numbers and letters that all denote …

How to Write a Small Business Marketing Plan

Starting a small business takes grit, passion, determination, and focus. Coming up with an idea that is profitable and fills a market need is no …

Copyright Your Instagram Photos With One Hashtag | #Blockai

From around the end of the first quarter this year, there were a bumper crops of rather noteworthy/infamous lawsuits regarding copyright claims of …