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7 Actionable Steps to Capturing Photos That Grab Attention

Capturing images that grab attention is a goal of any photographer. It’s exactly this skill that separates a good photographer from an average one.<p>An …

Landscape Photography

What America is getting wrong about three important words in the Second Amendment

On Wednesday night, CNN hosted a town hall about gun violence with members of the community of Parkland, Florida, which only a week earlier had experienced a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Seventeen students and teachers lost their lives.<p>The town hall was remarkable in many …

Guns

Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography

It's no wonder that landscape photography is so popular...For starters, it's an accessible given that we're surrounded by landscapes big and small …

Landscape Photography

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Top 10 DIY Projects That Will Teach You A Ton About Tech

DIY isn’t always the easiest way to do something, but it’s usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let’s check out some great …

Raspberry Pi

NSA CHIEF: A nation-state made a 'conscious effort' to sway the US presidential election

Adm. Michael Rogers, who leads both the NSA and US Cyber Command, made the comments during a conference presented by The Wall Street Journal in response to a question about WikiLeaks' release of nearly 20,000 internal emails from the Democratic National Committee.<p>"There shouldn't be any doubt in …

Russian Government

How to keep bananas fresh, spread hard butter, and make perfect pasta: 11 food hacks you need to know

Juicy lemons, soft ice cream, fresh bananas and more – these quick and easy food hacks will make your life easier and mean you spend far less time in the kitchen.<p>Fry your pasta<p>Harold McGee, author of An Encyclopedia of Kitchen Science, History and Culture, suggests cooking pasta in pot of boiling …

Jon Kitna Signs Deal with Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys host the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 17 in a game that will decide the NFC East division title. Due to a tenuous quarterback situation, the Cowboys have brought in a familiar face as insurance under center.<p><b>Updates from Thursday, Dec. 26</b><p>Barry Horn of <i>The Dallas Morning News</i> has …

Laura’s Detroit

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Freelance writer and editor <b>Laura Bastian</b> grew up in the Detroit area, and currently lives in Durham, North Carolina where she writes about travel, food, events, and business. Laura has spent time all over the world — from Hong Kong to Boston — but here are a few of her …

Charyn’s Seattle

In June 2010, food, travel, and lifestyle journalist Charyn Pfeuffer swapped her BlackBerry for a backpack to volunteer with 12 community projects in 12 countries over 12 months. After volunteering more than 900 hours for her Global Citizen Project, she’s back home in <b>Seattle, Washington,</b> to share …

Lizz’s Chicago

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p><b>Chicago is My City</b><p><b>When someone comes to visit me, the first place I take them is</b> Al’s Beef for an Italian beef sandwich (to go) and then to the John Hancock Observatory.<p>Summer <b>is the best time to visit my city because</b> even though the temperatures are high and the crowds are …

Katie’s Rome

Buongiorno city-lovers! Welcome back to another Wednesday edition of <b>I Heart My City.</b> Today’s insider guide to <b>Rome</b> was sent to us by American expat and foodie Katie Parla, who writes about mouthwatering eats in Italy and beyond on her Parla Food blog. Discover Katie’s favorite places to eat, shop, …

Eva’s Terracina

When American travel writer <b>Eva Sandoval</b> traveled to Terracina, a beach town on Italy’s west coast, she planned to stay just three months. That was two years ago. How did a confirmed city girl fall in love with a town that only has one bookstore and shuts down at 8 p.m.? In her words, the “gorgeous, …

Annie Fitzsimmons’s NYC

When star blogger and licensed New York City tour guide <b>Annie Fitzsimmons</b> started to fill out this questionnaire, she was reminded of a saying from her alma mater, Texas A&M University: “From the outside looking in, you can’t understand it. From the inside looking out, you can’t explain it.” That’s …

Gaby’s Savannah

Photojournalist <b>Gaby Varela</b> is currently based in Boston, but before that the former <i>Traveler</i> photo intern lived in Savannah off and on for six years. She says Savannah offers the best of city living and small town charm all in one package with its vibrant art scene, close-knit community, and air of …

Matt’s Washington, D.C.

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Hello city-lovers! Today we’re exploring our own backyard with an <b>I Heart My City</b> guide to <b>Washington, D.C.</b> Today’s tour comes courtesy of travel blogger Matt Long, Editor-in-Chief and creator of LandLopers.com. Get Matt’s insider’s take on the nation’s capital, then tell us …

Elaura’s Portland (Oregon)

National Geographic intern <b>Elaura Rifkin</b> spent the first 22 years of her life in Portland, Oregon until the itch to go to graduate school finally forced her east. She is currently based out of Washington, D.C., but still proclaims her love of “the Pacific Northwest’s greatest gem” loudly and proudly …

Keith Bellows’ Montreal

<i>National Geographic Traveler</i> just launched a free iPad app, <b>A Taste of Montreal</b>, with a gorgeous new photo gallery to match (two must-haves before visiting this foodie paradise), so we asked the magazine’s editor-in-chief <b>Keith Bellows</b> to give his take on the best sites and scenes in his hometown of …

Nat Geo’s Washington, D.C.

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Since it’s America’s birthday today, we thought it would be fitting to publish a special edition of I Heart My City to celebrate the best things about the nation’s capital and National Geographic’s home city.<p>There’s a little-engine-that-could we like to call “Team Lady” …

Zagat