Vanessa Perez

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Rumor: Nikon’s D800/D800E Replacement is Coming in June

It looks like we have at least one major camera announcement to look forward to in June, courtesy of Nikon. According to <i>Nikon Rumors</i>, the followup to …

Tourists traps or just overcrowded? 8 sites to visit | CNN Travel

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

7 fascinating cities of destruction | CNN Travel

20 Gorgeous Seaside Towns In Italy

Have you ever been to Rome in August and wondered where all the locals are? The truth is that they're likely in one of these towns, as Italians in major cities make a mass exodus toward the coast every summer. Many of the well-known beaches get crowded or too touristy, but this list also includes …

Italy

Eatocracy - CNN

MH370: Undersea search could cost a quarter billion dollars, official says

A prolonged undersea search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could cost nearly a quarter of a billion U.S. dollars if private companies are used, Australia's top transport official said Thursday.<p>Martin Dolan emphasized that the $234 million price tag is a "ballpark rough estimate" of an …

The Safest Ways to Prep and Cook Chicken

<i>Today: Worry no more -- watch Food52 editors show you the safest ways to prep and cook your chicken.</i><p><i>This article is brought to you by Just BARE® chicken. Vote for your favorite</i> <i>chicken plus 5-ingredient recipes for a chance to win $250 in groceries.</i><p>There's a lot of lore -- scary lore -- over how to …

10 Foods That Make You Look Tired

Lay off them to look more awake, instantly<p><i>By Augusta Falletta for Beauty High</i><p>When we’re getting ready in the morning, it’s all we can do to apply concealer and highlighter just perfectly so that our dark under eye circles are sufficiently hidden. With busy lives and impossibly long days, looking …

Skin Care

8 Ways to Get Prettier in Your Sleep

Do the term "beauty sleep" justice by following these skin and hair tips from dermatologists.<p>You might think you're off the clock when it comes to your beauty routine while you sleep, but your slumber hours play an important role in how you look. "Beauty sleep is essential for repairing the skin," …

Skin Care

The 5 Fish That Are Most Contaminated—And 5 You Should Eat Instead

Having sushi tonight? Before you order, read our guide

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Ira Israel: Mindful Sex

<b>The journey is the destination.</b><p>Dan Eldon<p>In his book "Constructing the Sexual Crucible: An Integration of Sexual and Marital Therapy," David Schnarch posits that sexual intercourse in America has become akin to mutual masturbation, that the way we approach recreational sex is too goal oriented, too …

"How Can I Tell If My Weights Are Heavy Enough?"

The simple trick to help you know if you're pushing yourself too hard—or not enough!<p><b>The question:</b> "How Can I Tell If My Weights Are Heavy Enough?"<p><b>The expert:</b> Greg Justice, an exercise physiologist and author of <i>Mind Over Fatter</i><p><b>The answer:</b> There's a very simple trick. Basically, pick up a bunch of …

Exercise

14 Crazy New Sex Toys You Probably Haven’t Tried—But You Really Should

Did someone say "crazy sex toys"? Yes. Yes, they did.<p>You’ve got a lot of options when you’re looking to buy a sex toy. How many spots do you want to target? One? Two? <i>Three</i>? Do you want it to be something you hide away in the bottom drawer of your night stand, can easily toss in your carry on bag, …

Shopping

5 Major Stretching Mistakes—and How to Fix Them

These mistakes could be thwarting your fitness goals—or sidelining you with an injury<p>If you're more concerned with beating your best time during your run than you are with your pre-workout stretch session, then this is for you: Giving short shrift to your form and movements while you limber up can …

Exercise

7 Penny Pinching Locations When Shooting On A Budget!

There are many hurdles that a new photographer tries to overcome early in his or her career, one of which is simply that we don’t have the funding …

Landscape Photography

So who has the superior wireless network, anyway?

The wireless wars are heating up, so it's no wonder the claims of network superiority are flying out fast and furiously.<p>The latest touch point comes from a study just released from wireless testing firm RootMetrics, which compiled its results after extensive testing in 125 markets during the second …

T-Mobile

7 Essential Accessories for Your First DSLR

If you read my post back in September about Gear Acquisition Syndrome (GAS), you know that I’m a firm believer in making smart choices about …

How to Use Slow Shutter Speed to Create Cool Effects in Your Photos

If there is one setting inside your camera that allows for photographing a wide range of amazing effects in your images, it has to be the shutter …

The Do-Anywhere CrossFit Workout

No time? No equipment? No space? No problem. This travel-friendly, CrossFit-inspired workout will blast fat and sculpt muscle in minutes. No excuses!<p>Vacations generally present a number of fitness obstacles, and summer ones are no exception. For starters, there never seems to be enough room in your …

Workouts

March 2013

Goodbye, Cameras

This past October, just before the leaves changed, I went on a six-day hike through the mountains of Wakayama, in central Japan, tracing the path of an ancient imperial pilgrimage called the Kumano Kodo. I took along a powerful camera, believing, as I always have, that it would be an indispensable …

Delta Introduces $2 In-Flight Wi-Fi Passes for Smartphones

Delta Air Lines introduced a new in-flight Wi-Fi product Wednesday. The new in-flight Wi-Fi Mobile Pass is available for as low as $1.95 on flights …

Credit card hackers hit Neiman Marcus

Credit card hackers might be developing a taste for the finer things in life.<p>Upscale department store Neiman Marcus confirmed that its database of customer information was hacked last month, independent security researcher Brian Krebs reported on Friday.<p>The Neiman Marcus hack follows news today …

San Francisco

5 Photography Rules Moms Can Ignore - Digital Photography School

Photography

Test driving the Audi ERL tech of tomorrow, today

This week, we paid a visit to Audi's Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL) in northern California. Rather, it paid a visit to us, bringing along its Audi Urban Intelligence Assist demo vehicle to San Francisco and taking me for a spin.<p>The Audi Urban Intelligence Assist (AUIA) vehicle is, …

University of California

Wearable tech: Get your apps together

We only have four limbs, one head, two eyes, two ears, and so much patience. Wearable tech, the buzzword that keeps accelerating and gathering storm clouds all throughout this year's CES, carries the whiff of promise, of future, of something new. That's why companies are pursuing it, really: in an …

Wearable Tech

EyeLock Myris is a USB eye scanner offering security that's unique to you

When it comes to unique passcodes, it doesn't get much more secure that an eye scan. Thanks to EyeLock's Myris, you'll be able to create super complex passwords that you won't have to remember -- using a USB-powered add-on to authenticate your identity instead. Myris is about the size of a makeup …

China: Looming iPhone Price War To Boost Apple

Chinese media are buzzing with anticipation as dominant mobile carrier <b>China Mobile</b> (HKEx: 941; NYSE: CHL) prepares to finally offer the latest iPhones for its network next week, after becoming the last of the country’s 3 telcos to sign a deal with <b>Apple</b> (Nasdaq: AAPL). The move will almost certainly …