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August: A Fulfilling Photo Sharing Platform that Makes Discovering Talent as Fun as Being Discovered

Photo sharing and portfolio building sites, if you’ll allow us a cliché, are a dime a dozen. Once you strip away the marketing speak they act in much …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

Sleep

25 Gorgeous Pools Everyone Should Swim In Once

The only thing that's more relaxing than lounging poolside or soaking in the water on a sunny day is doing it at one of these incredible destinations.<p>From luxurious infinity pools with unbeatable views to natural pools teeming with marine life, these pools around the world deserve to be on …

Fort Lauderdale

The Only Three Lenses You Need for Travel Photography

Travel photography is done best with light, sharp, prime lenses. See how I used the fisheye, the 50mm, and the 135mm on the Trans Siberian Railway.

Photography

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

Sardinia: The Island of a Thousand Beautiful Beaches

Ask a Sardinian which are the most beautiful beaches on the island and he'll probably reply with a simple <b>all of them</b>.<p>Sure, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But even when you leave out the Islander pride, the answer to the question what the most beautiful beaches of Sardinia are, will be a very …

Beaches

Pirate Bay launches Mobile Bay so you can browse torrents on your smartphone

As far as websites go, the Pirate Bay is nothing to gawk at. The peer-to-peer file sharing site is pure function, no fuss. You want Adobe Photoshop for free? You go to Pirate Bay, usually on your desktop or laptop.<p>But you no longer have to feel chained to a computer interface as Pirate Bay just …

Here’s the iPhone 6: Bigger, thinner, improved camera, and more

Apple’s iPhone 6 was perhaps the most highly anticipated device of 2014. Now, after a long, suspenseful year full of rumors and contradictory …

12 Essential Photoshop Skills Every Photographer Should Know (With Video)

<i>“…If you’re saying in your head, ‘Oh, I’ll just fix that later in Photoshop,” stop what you’re doing and slap yourself as hard as you can.” –Zack</i> …

Tutorials

How to Ensure Your Lenses Give You the Sharpest Images

It’s a fact: your lenses are much more important than your cameras. They almost define the image quality that will come from the sensor, and they far …

Camera Modes Explained

If you’re just learning about your camera, then chances are you’ve taken a look at the top of your camera only to become immediately confused. …

Shutter Speed

The 7 Best New Ice Cream Shops

After looking at 5 million pictures of towering, melting, drool-inducing ice cream cones on her Instagram feed F&W's Kate Krader realized this: We’re …

Our Fondest Pizza Memories, from Scalded Mouths to Nights with Domino's

Our staffers recall the fondest pizza memories of their youths, from nights with Domino's to the unsurpassibility of a New York slice<p><i>Is pizza the world's most perfect food? After reminiscing with</i> Bon Appétit <i>staffers, we're inclined to say yes. Whether it's old-school delivery or a wood-fired pie</i> …

Pizza Hut

The Barbecue Basics You Need to Know

<i>We're all about collections over at Provisions -- and we don't want you to miss out on the fun.</i><p><i>Today on Food52: It's time for ribs. And burgers. And steak. We're introducing our BBQ collection!</i><p>Barbecue is a hotly contested topic. There’s a lot of variety in technique: wood choice, cooking time, …

BBQ

Here's Why We Don't Celebrate National Food Days

A look at how national food days are conceived, created, and made official by various government bodies<p><b>Today is National Macaroni-and-Cheese Day</b>. <i>And</i> <b>National Grand Marnier Day</b>. Tomorrow will be both <b>National Gummy Worm Day</b> and <b>National Tapioca Pudding Day</b>. (But not <b>National Tapioca Day</b>—that was back on …

Ice Cream

Kevin Hart Is a Buffalo Wing Magnet, a Sandwich Freak, a Cheesesteak Guy

Comedian Kevin Hart talks about his dream dinner-party guests, genius sandwich tips, and why he'll only get a cheesesteak in Philly<p><i>Want to look as cut as an Oscar statue while still scarfing cheesesteaks? Talk to Kevin Hart, the motormouthed star of</i> Think Like a Man Too<i>.</i><p><b>You can invite three people</b> …

Bill Cosby

Chinese Restaurant Allegedly Charges English-Speaking Customers More

<i>The Daily Telegraph's</i> Taylor Auerbach is alleging that a Chinese restaurant in <b>Sydney, Australia</b> is charging people who order from the English menu more than those who order off of the Chinese menu. According to Auerbach, at <b>Yin Li Sichuan</b> restaurant, a serving of fried rice costs $2 AUD (<b>$1.88</b> USD) …

Dorm Room Packing Essentials

I have reached that time that another child is about to leave the nest. This child going is much harder than the previous one....because...

5 DIY Dorm Art Ideas

Easy ideas for decorating bare dorm walls. Just. Like. Home.<p>Don't let cramped quarters keep you from showing your true style. Bet your new roomie will also be grateful.<p><b>Idea #1:</b><p>photography by BERNHAUT JUSTIN<p>Stick to a palette that you can easily weave into a small area. Keep in mind, too many colors …

37 Ingenious Ways To Make Your Dorm Room Feel Like Home

Dorm, sweet dorm.

What to Bring to College Dorms

Why Your High School Senior Should Take a Gap Year

Earlier this month, more than a million high school seniors across the country committed to attend college. But a growing number of them aren’t going …

College & University

The 5 Critical Mistakes College Students Make

Two students email a professor asking for help getting a job. The professor says yes to a student with bad grades, and no to the student with straight A's. Why?<p>There are secret rules to academic life. Students who know the rules win, others lose. These rules are invisible to most students, and …

College & University

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