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How to make an HDR image using Microsoft Excel... seriously

Photographers have many different kinds of software for producing high dynamic range images, but Microsoft Excel probably doesn't make your list of …

22 Home Hacks That'll Make Renters Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Save that security deposit.

This At-Home Workout Combines HIIT and Yoga for the Ultimate Burn

This quick routine combines yoga and high-intensity interval training for a full-body burn.<p>If you’re trying to break free from a workout rut, this …

How to Fall Asleep Fast Using Only Your Breath

Even if you've wound down with a hot bath, shut off all your electronic devices at a reasonable hour and doused your pillow in lavender essence, …

12 Stretches to Help Relieve Tight Shoulders

It’s important that you stretch your shoulders regularly to loosen and strengthen the muscles. Releasing tension in your body can improve your …

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Self-improvement

Forget 'Type A' — if you want to be successful, look at people who are 'Type R'

When life throws you a curveball—a setback at work, a job loss, or a painful event in your personal life—how do you react?<p>If you use the experience as an opportunity to get smarter, stronger, and better prepared for your next move, you may already be what co-authors Ama Marston and Stephanie …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But is this really the most effective way to work towards a toned midsection? The answer is no.<p>"When most …

Workouts

Stop Ignoring Sound and Learn How to Create Amazing Audio for Your Video

UK-based filmmaker, and DSLRguide creator, Simon Cade, walks us through the importance of good audio in our videos. Cade also shows us the gear he …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Google's Genius Productivity Hack Will Change How You Innovate | Inc.com

At Google X, the company's "moonshot factory," the mantra is "#MonkeyFirst." The idea is that if you want to get a monkey to recite Shakespeare on a pedestal, you start by training the monkey, not building the pedestal, because training the monkey is the hard part. Anyone can build a pedestal.<p>The …

Innovation

Photography’s Future: Here Are 6 Intriguing Imaging Trends to Watch for in 2018

<i>“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.”—</i>Jack Kerouac<p>Trends in photography, as the pundits like …

Want to Know a Secret That Will Make You a Better Photographer?

Every photographer wants to be better. What if I told you there is one secret that will unleash your potential and make you exponentially effective …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

This Guy Made an 8×10 Large Format Video Camera

Photographer Zev Hoover has created a rather unusual camera: it’s one of the world’s first 8×10 large format <i>video</i> cameras.<p>Hoover believes his …

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-Eleven, …

Cream Cheese

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The "more" often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious things like "swamp cooler …

Real Estate

Try this 20-minute HIIT workout to tone your total body—and boost your brain power

<i>The holidays might be the most wonderful time of the year, but they’re also the point where you’re most likely to get out of your regular fitness and</i> …

Why You Can Be Dead Wrong but Still Believe You're Right, According to Science | Inc.com

Have you ever had an argument with a friend, relative, or co-worker who remains certain of their position, even after you provide irrefutable proof that you're right and they're wrong? It's frustrating, but common. It turns out the human brain is wired that way.<p>An outraged friend once showed me a …

Psychology

What Makes a Genius? The World's Greatest Minds Have One Thing in Common

Being a genius is different than merely being supersmart. Smart people are a dime a dozen, and many of them don’t amount to much. What matters is …

Tiny houses in 2017: More flexible, clever than ever

Very impressive<p>It’s the end of 2017, which means tiny houses are kind of old news. By that we mean, this has been another year of so many new micro homes on wheels (or not) in all shapes, sizes, styles, and settings—which also means that it now takes <i>a lot</i> to impress.<p>Still, the year was not without …

Dining Rooms

8 brilliant van conversions to live, work and play in

Thanks to the convergence of various economic, technological and cultural factors, living in tiny spaces has been glamorized in recent years, …

10 things you need to do in order to quit your job and travel the world, according to people who have done it

Psssst — hey, you. Yeah, you. The one discreetly clicking on this article at work while your boss sits inches away. We know your secret: You're itching to drop everything and book a one-way ticket across the world.<p>We're not judging. In fact, we support you. At Travel + Leisure, we talk to people …

The World's Best Film School Is Free on YouTube

All Michael Tucker wanted was to learn how to be a better writer. Film school had given him a solid background in film theory and plenty of directing …

Filmmaking

Becoming Antifragile: Beyond "Sissy" Resilience | The Art of Manliness

What’s the opposite of a person or organization that’s fragile?<p>If you ask most people this question, they’ll likely say “robust” or “resilient.” But …

Meet Animal Flow, the Workout That's About to Take Over the Fitness World

If you've been in the workout scene for a while, it can sometimes feel like you've done it all by now. It seems like every group fitness class you do these days is some variation of cycling, strength training, or HIIT. While these are all great ways to get a sweat on and strengthen your body, you …

Acquainted

14 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

Get moving.<p>Exercises that get your heart pumping and sweat flowing — known as aerobic exercise, or "cardio"— have significant and beneficial effects on the brain and body, according to a wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this month.<p>"Aerobic exercise is key for your …

After decades in Silicon Valley as an entrepreneur and investor, Tim Ferriss found it was too 'closed-minded' and moved to Austin, Texas instead

Largely due to smart and relentless networking with tech influencers, Tim Ferriss' 2007 book "The 4-Hour Workweek" became a sensation in Silicon Valley, and Ferriss soon found himself giving presentations at places like Google.<p>Ferriss had created a brand that was something like a Tony Robbins …

SEO is not enough in the age of voice

With technology transforming virtually every aspect of our lives, it should be noted that many of the innovations we’re now seeing have existed for decades in science fiction novels and television. The capacity to talk to a computer (and have it talk back) was a staple of Gene Roddenberry’s <i>Star …

Elf Smart Plug makes your home intelligent for cheap

Looking to turn your living space into a smart home? We know it can be a huge pain trying to figure out how to do it. Do you get smart bulbs? Which platform do you go for? Phillips or LIFX? Wemo? Then you look at some of those prices and realize maybe you are just fine getting out of bed to flip …

Home Automation