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How to Choose Your First Filters (and Which Systems to Use)

During the last week’s I’ve received several questions regarding filters through the CaptureLandscapes newsletter. The most recurring questions are</i> …

20 of the best outdoor activity breaks in the UK

Sea kayaking, Highlands of Scotland<p><b>Difficulty: easy/moderate</b><b><br>Suitable for 16-plus (with accompanying adult)</b><br>Wilderness Scotland has an introductory kayaking trip in the Torridon region, which blends kayaking with gentle hiking, making it ideal for beginners and those looking to hone their paddling …

Yorkshire Dales

10 Lessons You Need to Learn If You Want a Truly Successful Career

Work on things that matter.<p><i>What are the biggest lessons you have learned in the corporate world? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Chris Cocks, President at Wizards of the Coast, on</b> …

The Best Whiskey Bar in Every State

It takes more than a massive selection of bottles and a few library ladders to make a great whiskey bar. A place could stock thousands of bottles and …

Emerald Isle

The Best Hire You'll Ever Make? The CEO of Absolut Says Look For "Diagonal Thinkers" | Inc.com

Hiring the right talent for your organization is not an easy task.<p>It's a challenge every founder and CEO struggles with--because finding the right people takes more than just reading through a handful of resumes and cover letters. This is a topic I speak on frequently, this idea that a person's …

Leadership

How to remove MacKeeper from your Mac

It happened again last week.A friend was telling me she had convinced her mother to get a Mac laptop."But what is this MacSweeper?" she said, with a …

34 tools that let you make the most of your MacOS

A few months ago, Ask Product Hunt launched, a community-powered product search engine. The idea was simple: Ask your product discovery questions on Product Hunt, and the community chimes in with their recommendations.<p>To date, more than 2,300 questions have been submitted, with one of the most …

Operating Systems

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

35 Hidden Bars Around the World — and How to Find Them

You have to know what you're looking for to enjoy these secret bars in cities around the world.<p>Some of the world's most intriguing bars are in …

Travel

Apple's Latest OS Has a Gaping Security Flaw That You Need to Fix Right Now | Inc.com

I've been an Apple user from my very first Macintosh in the 1980s. It's nearly become a religion. And, as with most religions, it's created a degree of blind faith on my part. Some of this is clearly habit, but much of it is based on my trust of the Apple brand, which has been less susceptible to …

Social Issues

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status | Inc.com

<i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Literature

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Apps

The Beautiful Japanese Wood-Charring Technique You'll Be Seeing More of

<i>Have you heard of</i> shou sugi ban <i>(aka</i> yakisugi<i>)? If not, you may already recognize it by sight. It’s a traditional Japanese technique of preserving wood (often cedar) by charring—yes, burning!—it, then scraping it down and treating it with oil to render it fireproof (ironic?) and rot- and</i> …

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Your desk should represent your ideals, and it should help you to do your best work. We design and build our stands to take your workspace to the …

33 amazing ways to update your home for little money

It's all very well looking at countless inspiring interior design articles, but if you know that you've got little to no money free for some stylish …

After the Equifax breach, here’s how to freeze your credit to protect your identity

Consumers affected by the Equifax data breach are scrambling for ways to protect their financial lives. Some are considering Equifax's own credit-monitoring service. Others suggest freezing your credit as a better option to such services. But what does freezing your credit entail, and how easy is …

Identity Theft

27 Things the World's Best Travel Agents Bring With Them on Every Trip

From luggage to a large clothespin (we’ll explain later), these are the items award-winning travel agents always pack.<p>If there’s one thing years of …

Primer: How To Sharpen Your Knife

Picking up an everyday carry blade should by no means be the end of the journey – not at least if you want to get the most out of your purchase. In …

30 Bacon Recipes That Prove It’s The Best Food On Earth

Bacon is bae. Duh.<p>August 19, 2015<p>If bacon isn’t your favorite food, then #gtfo. Because bacon is seriously the greatest – you can have it for …

Breakfast

Sheet Pan Cajun-Spiced Shrimp

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Discovering that I could cook shrimp straight from the freezer has to be one of the happiest accidents to come out of my …

It’s About Time You Invested In A Hard Shell Suitcase

There comes a time in every nomad’s life where he decides to fork out for a hard shell suitcase to accompany him on a meet and greet with lost …

From brutal true crime sagas to dark comedies, here’s our writers’ guide to the best underrated shows to stream right now<p>In December 2004, Scientific American Life published an article entitled The Tyranny of Choice. It argued that constantly being surrounded by indistinguishable everyday options …

TV

Permanently delete files from any device

Send your trash beyond the point of no return.<p>When you delete a file from your computer, it doesn't simply disappear from existence—at least, not right away. Even if you immediately empty the Recycle Bin or Trash folder, all your deletion does is earmark the space that file takes up on your hard …

Operating Systems

In an exclusive extract from his new cookbook Made at Home, Giorgio Locatelli suggests four classic store-cupboard pasta dishes that will never fail<p>These spaghettis are not just convenient, quick and easy dishes; they can also be seductively brilliant, a perfect example of how a dish can be so much …

Schadenfreude

Authentic Barcelona: Off The Beaten Track

By now firmly established as one of Europe’s (and the world’s) most popular tourist destinations, the Catalan capital of Barcelona is a city with it …

30-Minute Bearnaise Sauce Recipe That Will Transform Any Dish

Step 1<p>Chop and mince one whole shallot.<p>Step 2<p>Pour the white wine vinegar, white wine, tarragon, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper into a small saucepan. …

Scaramucci Calls Into CNN's New Day

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Our Favorite Rib Recipes of All-Time

We’re not saying these ribs are required at your summer party, but they’re highly recommended for happy guests.<p>These rib recipes cover all areas of …

9 Things All Great Cooks Do in the Kitchen

Becoming a professional chef takes years of learning and refining techniques, and for those who love to cook as a hobby, your skills improve with …

Recipe: The Only Pad Thai Recipe You’ll Ever Need

“There are kind of two types of cookbooks out there,” chef Jet Tila, frequent Food Network contestant, host, and judge says. “There is the ‘Yo, slap a bunch of this on this, pow, bang, zoom,’” the succession of onomatopoeias suggesting a set of haphazard, 15-minute recipes. “And then there’s the …