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How to Create a Personal Photography Project

In a way, your journey as a photographer will start out with personal projects. Everything that you shoot for those first few months or years are things that you choose to shoot for fun. Personal projects help you to learn, experiment, and grow as an artist….

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Inside the Insane Feud Between a Vegan Strip Club and the Steak House Next Door

Nine years ago, Casa Diablo, the world’s only vegan strip club, opened in—you guessed it—Portland, Oregon, with a veggie-based menu and a ban on fur and leather onstage….

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An Anniversary of Shame

Fifteen years ago, Americans given a glimpse of the future wouldn’t have been surprised to learn that the nation was still observing a day of remembrance for 9/11….

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President Obama Weighs His Economic Legacy

Two months ago, across an assembly-room table in a factory in Jacksonville, Fla., President Barack Obama was talking to me about the problem of political capital. His efforts to rebuild the U.S. economy from the 2008 financial crisis were being hit from left, right and center….

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America’s Whites-Only Weed Boom

When Colorado’s first medical marijuana dispensaries opened in 2009, Unique Henderson was psyched. He’d been smoking weed since he was 15, and he’d even learned how to grow, from his ex-girlfriend’s father….

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In Portland, You Can Steal Cars Over and Over—and Get Away With It. Here’s How.

In May of this year, Ashley White set a record. The homeless woman was busted after crashing a stolen 2007 Chevrolet Colorado just outside Northeast Portland….

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Quebec Tries to Say Au Revoir to ‘Hi,’ and Hello to ‘Bonjour’

MONTREAL — A customer at a pet shop in Napierville, Quebec, once threatened to complain to the province’s French-language watchdog agency because a parrot called Peek-a-Boo refused to speak French….

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Silicon Valley Is Sneaking Models Into This Year’s Holiday Parties

Along with a seemingly endless string of harassment and discrimination scandals, Silicon Valley’s homogeneity has a more trivial side effect: boring holiday parties. A fete meant to retain all your talented engineers is almost certain to wind up with a rather same-y crowd, made up mostly of guys….

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The best laptop ever made

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Baby Boomers Who Refuse to Sell Are Dominating the Housing Market

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Why Generation X Might Be Our Last, Best Hope

Demographics are destiny. We grew up in the world and mind of the baby-boomers simply because there were so many of them. They were the biggest, easiest, most free-spending market the planet had ever known. What they wanted filled the shelves and what fills the shelves is our history….

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Man’s “Do Not Resuscitate” tattoo leaves doctors debating whether to save his life

Doctors at a Florida hospital faced an ethical dilemma when an unconscious man arrived in the emergency room with a tattoo that read “Do Not Resuscitate” emblazoned on his chest….

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