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Thinking of Getting Into Medium Format Cameras? Here's The Lowdown

Let’s start this article with a question. Why would anyone in this day and age want to buy a medium format camera? There are two answers to this – …

If you’re white, that joint probably won’t lead to jail time

By Stacey Patton<p>David J. Leonard<p>, Contributor, PostEverything<p><i>Stacey Patton is a senior enterprise reporter at the Chronicle of Higher Education. David J. Leonard is an associate professor and chairman of the department of critical culture, gender and race studies at Washington State University.</i><p>Has …

What is Almond Flour?

27<p>7<p><b>Is almond flour the same as almond meal or ground almonds?</b><p>Yes. If you are unsure, check the ingredients on the package; the only ingredient listed …

Three Light Studio Photography Setup

Not all photographers find it fitting to shoot with an assistant. Street photography, for example, requires a certain element of stealth, which means …

3 Tips For Stressed-Out Entrepreneurs

It’s October—summer is long gone and any vacation you had already seems like a distant memory. Feeling overwhelmed and like you’re falling behind?<p>Most entrepreneurs and small business owners can make their own schedules—indeed, this is one of the best perks of working for yourself. But it can also …

How to Use Music for Stress Relief

Music can affect the body in many health-promoting ways, which is the basis for a growing field known as music therapy. However, you can use music in …

Top 10 Stress Relief Strategies For Your Inner Child

As kids, certain stress relief strategies came naturally. As adults, however, we may have forgotten how to relieve stress and find ourselves consumed …

Top 10

Bittersweet Chocolate, Orange and Cardamom Cookies

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A chocolate cookie to bring in the holiday spirit.</i><p>I am very sorry to report to all of you that I am going to force you to buy hazelnut flour. Or if you live in a place …

30 Minute Caramelized Shallot, Spinach and Goat Cheese Garlic Butter Pasta

Caramelized Shallot, Spinach and Goat Cheese Garlic Butter Pasta.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 9, 2013 102<p>This is my give-me-a-break-from-candy-canes …

Nearly 20 LA sheriff's deputies charged in corruption, inmate abuse probe

Nearly 20 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were expected to be arrested Monday in connection with a two-year federal probe into corruption and inmate abuse in the county jail system.<p>Sixteen deputies, most still active in the department, were either arrested without incident …

Easy Upgrades for Your Guest Room

It’s the time of year when many people will welcome guests into their homes. Some of these guests will just stay for an afternoon or evening, but …

Snacks

Mustard and Gold Accents: Ideas and Inspiration

Who doesn’t love a bright and shining room? Whether it’s your kitchen or personal, home office, there’s something special about a space glittery in …

Interior Design

Essential Space Saving Tips for the Kitchen

Maybe it’s a little more apparent at this time of year, in the thick of the holiday season when so much is happening in the kitchen (and with so many …

Kitchens

Organize Your To-Do List by Energy Level When You're Not Feeling Well

Generally speaking, we tend to organize our to-do lists by either priority or time. That's fine, but it doesn't work for everyone, especially on …

I was a Lab Rat for GMO Apples

How does a gardenblogger find something to write about in December? By jumping at the chance to taste-test produce for the USDA, that’s how, at least …

The Solitary Fig

Well, my Fig tree has one Fig on it. It’s a start! And everyone has to start somewhere, even a tiny Fig tree that in about 15 year time will dominate …

Electric Guitar

Top ten winter vegetables

Chard<p>White-stemmed forms tend to be hardier than their red counterparts, so expect the latter to turn to mush in harsh frosts (but if you're lucky they'll re-sprout a crop of new leaves in spring before running to seed). I'm never without a row or two of Swiss chard. The 'Bright Lights' selection …

10 Common Food Terms That Have Lost All Meaning

Fancy some sustainable, artisan chicken with a side of seasonal, gourmet greens?<p>Such buzzwords have proliferated on menus across the country. And while words like "local" and "authentic" maybe once meant something, they've been so overused that their meanings have become diluted. In addition to …

Gratuitous Food Porn: Insect Edition

SeedTabs: Bringing Organic Seeds to a Coffee Shop Near You

SeedTabs is working to bring organic gardening into the mainstream by making the purchase of organic seeds easier. SeedTabs places their organic …

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Photog Creates Beautiful Fantasy Worlds in Her Tiny Studio Without Any Photoshop

Some of the most extraordinary photography we’ve run across was created by folks who use little to no Photoshop while capturing incredible photos …

National Geographic – 125 years of groundbreaking travel photography

As a four-year-old in Oxford, I had scant chance of knowing what the Himalayas looked like. In 1962, YouTube was almost half a century away and it was impossible to imagine Uncle Fred force-feeding me his 2,453 iPhone snaps of Lhasa; we hadn't even seen colour television. All we could do was pore …

Photograph by Daniela Dirscherl