Agave victoriae-reginae Care & Info

February 18, 2019

If you’re still looking for that one centerpiece for your garden, balcony or even a sunny living room, stop right here. Agave victoriae-reginae, better known as the Queen Victoria agave, is probably one of the most spectacular succulent species out there. Tough and easy to grow, it makes the perfect addition to any spot that still lacks an eyecatcher plant! Keep reading for everything you need to know about growing…

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Do Businesses Really Use Google My Business Posts? A Case Study

February 16, 2019

Posted by Ben_Fisher Google My Business (GMB) is one of the most powerful ways to improve a business’ local search engine optimization and online visibility. If you’re a local business, claiming your Google My Business profile is one of the first steps you should take to increase your company’s online presence. As long as your local business meets Google’s guidelines, your Google My Business profile can help give your company…

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10 Tools for Getting Work Done on Long Plane Rides

February 12, 2019

There are two ways to think of your next flight. Either it’s a great respite from never-ending push notifications and e-mail, or it’s one big, noisy, very uncomfortable mobile office. I’m guessing that many of us think of it as the latter, given that millennials were just dubbed the burnout generation for our inability to leave work. If you have to, here’s how to keep the iron in the fire after…

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These card games for Android will rock your world

February 7, 2019

Classic card games and fantasy card worlds on your Android phone? Yes, please! For some, card games are the ultimate way to relax. Killing time on your morning commute or unwinding at the end of your day playing cards can now all happen on your phone, which is fantastic. You can play solo or face opponents in virtual game rooms anytime, day or night, in casino-style games or fantasy card…

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Charge up with one of Tessan’s USB Power Strips on sale from $7

January 31, 2019

Stop searching for an adapter and plug into one of these. Power strips are extremely handy to have at home, but not all of them are as efficient as they could be thanks to their lack of USB ports. These days, there are models you can find with built-in USB ports so you can charge your phone without needing to find a USB power adapter, and you don’t even have…

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Photoshop Focus Stacking for Still Life and Product Photography

December 15, 2018

The post Photoshop Focus Stacking for Still Life and Product Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Darina Kopcok. Still life and product photography often require that your entire subject be sharp. This can be difficult to achieve in-camera because if you’re shooting up-close, you can’t always get a lot of your subject in focus. Stopping down to a smaller aperture (higher F-stop number) will not…

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22 Gifts That Work For Everyone

December 12, 2018

Sometimes, the gift you thought was absolutely perfect doesn’t go over so well. Sure, your giftee may seem happy, but, deep down, you know your present was a total dud, and they’ll be exchanging it for something they actually want before that gift receipt expires. Well, we’re letting you in on a little holiday-gifting secret; there are items that will work for everyone on your list. Maybe, you’re not 100%…

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Can a Stand Up Paddle Board Give You a Good Workout?

December 10, 2018

One cool thing about stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is that you can vary your experience from exhilarating to relaxing. You can choose to go downwind at high speeds, through challenging waters, or find a calm lake to practice yoga on your paddleboard. No matter the style of SUP you choose, one thing is certain: SUP is good exercise. How many calories does paddleboarding burn? Specifying the number of calories you’ll…

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Photography Equipment Tips for an Africa Photo Safari

December 9, 2018

The post Photography Equipment Tips for an Africa Photo Safari appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Andrew Sproule. There’s no doubt that booking and planning for an Africa photo safari is an exciting time, especially if it’s your very first venture. As a photo safari tour leader, I’m used to the process. Nevertheless, I still behave very much like a child in anticipation of what Christmas…

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A Blog Isn’t a Blog, It’s a Business

December 8, 2018

I wrote my very first blog post on July 24, 2005. That blog post is no longer live because it was terrible. The post was called, “Winning the Search Engine Marketing War.” It was 412 words long, contained no images, no external links, and it didn’t provide much value because it didn’t teach you anything. But you know what, back in 2005, the blog post was pretty darn good. See,…

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