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The Photos From The Anti-Election Protests Happening In Paris Are Terrifying

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France

Here’s Why April 20th is Synonymous With Marijuana

NBC Nightly News’ Joe Fryer explains why 4/20 has become the unofficial holiday of marijuana, and looks at how people around the US are celebrating the day.

Marijuana

5 ways to save on preparing your taxes

People worry a lot about the size of their tax bill this time of year, but the size of the bill simply to do their taxes often induces anxiety as well. Here are five simple ways to cut the cost of tax preparation.<p><b>1. Don’t pay for software you can get for free</b><p>A recent survey by NerdWallet and Harris …

Personal Finance

7 tax misunderstandings that could cost you

While we can never know everything, there are times when ignorance can cost you dearly -- and tax season is one of those times. Here are seven tax misunderstandings Americans should clear up immediately.<p>A pile of little papers on which are written words such as "tax return" "tax audit" "tax advice" …

Retirement

This Company Will Design Your House For Less Than The Price Of Your Phone

Cover, a technology startup in Los Angeles, is bringing the design, engineering, and manufacturing of prefabs into the 21st century.<p>When Alexis Rivas was working for a high-end residential architecture firm in Toronto, he marveled at what big budgets–think between $40 and $100 million per …

Make Your Home Smell Amazing With a Baked Air Freshener Made From Scraps

There are tons of products that can fight odors and freshen up your place, but you can also make your own pretty easily. This DIY baked air freshener …

Twelve ways to make yourself a Gmail genius

Transfer money, search more accurately, or engage with your appliances: tips and tricks to enhance and customise the world’s most popular webmail service<p>Show me what I want to see<p>Want to see more of your inbox at a glance? Click the cog-wheel at the upper right of the Gmail web interface, then …

Apps

A Comprehensive Color Theory Guide for Photographers

We talk about composition a lot, but have you ever really dived into the subject of color theory and thought about how it applies to your …

Photography

Learn Color Theory & Application With Pixar | For Free

Who doesn’t love Pixar? In the best of times the mad boffins at their studios are able to make ‘the good life’ even better, touching the souls of …

You Can Take Harvard’s Online Course in Digital Photography for Free Right Now

Looking to step up your photography game? Now it’s easier than ever, as you can take Harvard’s online course in digital photography, for free; just …

Photography

17 High-Protein Meatless Meals You Can Make in 1 Pan

Washing a ton of dishes on weeknights is pretty much out of the question—frankly, it's often hard enough to rally the energy to even cook dinner at …

Five Books That Genuinely Improved My Happiness And Mental Health

Reading itself has been proven to be good for your mental health, but it was only recently I realised that reading <i>about</i> improving your mental health …

Harvard is putting a 13 module photography course online for free

Four months ago, it was Stanford who made their photography course for free, and now comes Harvard’s turns. Harvard has an online learning platform – …

10 Free Online Marketing Courses to Try Today (Infographic)

Boost your marketing skills with these online resources -- for free.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An abundance of free resources are available online today, especially when it comes to marketing. Although sometimes it can be tricky to weed through them and get to the …

Learn Eight Field Photography Tricks In 90 Seconds

If you’re looking to boost your field photography skills, these eight clever tricks can be done with common items almost everyone has.<p>In this video, …

Photography

Mesmerizing GIFs Illustrate the Art of Traditional Japanese Wood Joinery — All Done Without Screws, Nails, or Glue

Traditional Japanese carpentry, whether used to build a dinner table or the entire house containing it, doesn't use screws, nails, adhesives, or any …

List of Free Online Computer Engineering Courses and Classes

Online Computer Engineering Courses for Credit<p>Free courses involving computer engineering can be accessed online for those seeking to avoid …

Online Education

The 10 Best Burgers In LA: Delilah, Pie ‘n Burger, Plan Check And More

There is nothing more American than a burger and despite Los Angeles' reputation for loving its trendy green juices and kale salads, the City of …

12 Fantastic French Fries to Try in New York City

French fries aren't just a side dish. If they're crispy and salty enough, fries are delightful in their own right (or maybe next to a drink). Here's a map of 12 great fry options in NYC — including curly, shoestring, and waffle-shaped varieties.<p><i>Restaurants are listed geographically — south through</i> …

The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

Meditation

The 4 Stages of Enlightenment According to Buddhist Scripture (And How You Can Achieve Them)

Are you curious about Buddhism and how it may be relevant to your daily life? The philosophy from the east has become much more popular all around …

28 Secrets For Shopping Online That Will Blow Your Mind

All the tips and tricks you need to get the best deals during your next online shopping spree.

21 Easter eggs hidden within your Google search bar

It's also pretty nerdy. Or at least, that's the impression it gives off whenever it adds to the enormous collection of Easter eggs snuck within its services.<p>Google's search engine, in particular, holds many of these in-jokes. If you're not familiar with them, though, we've rounded up a handful of …

A guide to staying online if the internet or social media gets blocked in your country

For digital rights activists, an important milestone came in 2016 with the adoption of the UN Human Rights Council resolution on promoting and protecting the freedom of users online. Yet, 51 intentional disruptions of the internet and electronic communications took place in the first 10 months of …

Privacy

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

5 Easy DIY Tutorials for That Viral Chunky Knit Blanket

It's time to cuddle up with some Netflix and knits!<p>It's that time of year when staying indoors while snuggled up in a blanket all day sounds better than having to go to work or do errands, especially if it was this chunky knit blanket that people on Instagram are obsessing over.<p>This new knit …

Bitcoin is going bananas

The cryptocurrency was 10.1% higher at $1,127.48 per coin just after noon in New York on Wednesday, bringing its 2017 gain to 17.8%.<p>On its first trading day of the new year, bitcoin crossed above the $1,000 mark for the first time since 2013.<p>Bitcoin is up 95% since the beginning of September, and …

How To Save Money Every Time You Shop At Trader Joe's, According To A Financial Expert

If you're shopping at Trader Joe's, you already know it's one of the best places to score cheap eats. Although the store never has sales, there are …

How to Trace Execution of Commands in Shell Script with Shell Tracing

In this article of the shell script debugging series, we will explain the third shell script debugging mode, that is shell tracing and look at some …

Linux

Timeless Portraits Highlight our Connection to the Natural World

Florida-based photographer Erika Masterson’s <i>Parts of the Earth</i> series started with a portrait she took of her niece with a pheasant (Refuge), leading …