For more than 30 years, the TED conference series has presented enlightening talks that people enjoy watching. According to Anderson, presentations rise or fall on the quality of the idea, the narrative, and the passion of the speaker. So if your thinking is not there yet, he advises, decline that invitation to speak. A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from lions—especially at night.
With close to 1, skyscrapers and more than 7, high-rise buildings scattered throughout the city, Hong Kong is a prime location for breathtaking views. What better way to eat and drink out than taking in the dazzling sights of the best skyline in the world from the clouds? Here are the best sky-high cityscapes, as well as some great vantage points for those who like their cocktails closer to ground, but still want to gaze at the special sights that make this city so unique. You can also click on any venue name below to jump straight to that listing. Not one of the highest views on our list but The Envoy nonetheless offers great city scenery. Positioned on the third floor of the The Pottinger Hotel in Central, the outdoor area is a popular spot for after-work drinks.
Queen Elizabeth I took the crown of England on January 15, To honor the th anniversary of her coronation, here are 15 things you might not know about Good Queen Bess. A year-old Edward took the throne in , ruling for only six years before dying of a fever. Just before his passing, Edward named his cousin, Lady Jane Grey, his successor bumping Elizabeth down yet another spot.
Today and tomorrow I want to talk about taking Portraits that are a little out of the box. I want to look at some ways to break out of the mold and take striking portraits by breaking or at least bending the rules and adding a little randomness into your portrait photography. Most portraits are taken with the camera at or around the eye level of the subject. While this is good common sense — completely changing the angle that you shoot from can give your portrait a real WOW factor.