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The most important trait among successful people will surprise you

Hey, super-smart people. Got some news for you.<p>During a TED Talk, psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth says while intelligence matters, a high IQ is not …

Self-improvement

The Secret To Long Exposure Photos With Your iPhone How to Take Long Exposure Photos With iPhone

Long exposure photography is not something that we normally associate with the iPhone camera. However, using long exposure is one of the most …

Mobile Photography

We Paid Off $147,000 in Debt in 3 Years. Here’s How We Became Financially Free

"It became like a game to us."<p>Jessie and Josh Boyce had secured the best-paying, most stable careers they’d ever had when they moved to Florida in …

Personal Finance

Tutorial: The Differences Between a Parabolic Umbrella and a Beauty Dish

<i>Photographer Anita Sedowska takes us through what a Parabolic Umbrella and a beauty dish does for portraiture.</i><p>When it comes to portrait photography …

Video Tutorials

Wearable monopod is made to cut photographers a break

There's no denying that tripods are an effective means of steadying your shot when taking photos, but the things can be a hassle to carry around, and …

Wearable Tech

5 Brilliant Ways to Hide Wires in a Room Without Going Into the Walls

Conceal that unsightly wire without hard labor!<p>Before you invest in any products, if there’s room you can tuck speaker wire between the carpet and …

DIY

The Small, But Crucial Difference Between Mindfulness & Meditation, According To An Expert

At this point, you’ve probably heard that following a regular meditation practice is good for your mental health. You’ve also probably heard that …

Meditation

Amazing solar panel device that could change the world goes open source

When you picture solar power, you might think of the enormous Ivanpah solar power plant in California (the largest in the world) or huge tracts of …

Solar Panels

A new study should be the final nail for open-plan offices

Open-plan offices have taken off because of a desire to increase interaction and collaboration among workers. But an innovative new study has found …

Research

Suzy Welch: What to say when a job interviewer asks, 'What's your current salary?'

"What's your current salary?" a hiring manager asks you. Instantly you tense up, unsure of how to respond.<p>It's a common — and uncomfortable — job …

Career Development

The Simple but Effective Way to Stop Worrying So Much (It Sounds Ridiculous, But It Actually Works)

Science shows you can contain your worries to 30 minutes each day.<p>"I just can't shut off my brain. I worry so much I can't pay attention to what I'm doing." I hear comments like this in my therapy office on a daily basis. Whether you're constantly worried about money or you just can't stop …

Self-help

Why Every Home Needs Double Glazing

<b>Is your home hot, cold, noisy or guzzling electricity? If you answered yes to any of these things, then you need to turn your attention to double</b> …

Home Improvement

Want to leave the world less cluttered? Then stop relying on recycling and do this instead

The following article, part of a content partnership between Stone Pier Press and Earth | Food | Life (EFL), a project of the Independent Media …

Pollution

US starts to drown in waste that China will no longer accept

About 900 tons of trash are dumped at all hours of the day and night, five days a week, on the conveyor belts. Photo: VCG<p>For months, a major …

Pollution

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here's what a week of my spending looks like

I retired at 52 in August 2016 after a 28-year career as a business executive.<p>My wife and I are what some would call "fat FIRE" — we live off the income our assets produce, not having to drawdown the assets themselves.<p>Our income-earning assets include real estate (14 units we bought after the …

Personal Finance

There's One Simple Thing You Should Do if You Really Want to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

But you might not like it.<p>If you're the type who fusses over recycling and using cold water to save the planet, boy do we have some news for …

Sustainability

5 Tactics to Win a Negotiation, According to an FBI Agent

It was 1998 and I was standing in a narrow hallway outside an apartment on the 27th floor of a high-rise in Harlem. I was the head of the New York …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Things To Avoid If You Want To Become A Successful Photographer Things To Avoid So As To Become A Successful Photographer

While we all know that there is no universal recipe for becoming a successful photographer, there are certainly some pitfalls that every photographer …

Customers

Now you can 3D print an entire bike frame

Arevo’s new bikes are made from a thermoplastic embedded with carbon fiber, and can be printed locally, instead of waiting for parts to ship.<p>A typical bike sold in a U.S. bike shop today was made in China and shipped thousands of miles to the store. But a new bike-building robot makes it possible …

Carbon Fiber

How one retired Millennial made more than $60,000 in passive income last year

You can take the woman out of work, but you can’t take the work out of the woman. At least, that’s the case for J.P. Livingston, who retired at age …

Retirement

11 Recurring Problems That Are A Sign You Give Off Negative Energy

If bad luck and annoying problems seem to follow wherever you go, it might be a sign you're giving off negative energy. Whether it's ongoing issues …

Self-help

PhotoMirage Lets You Give Still Photos Cinemagraph-style Movement

The software company Corel has announced a new app called PhotoMirage that lets you bring still photos to life with cinemagraph-style …

Videography

Serena Williams's Secret for Never Cracking Under Pressure Can Work for You, Too

It's used by sports stars and Zen masters, but it can help business leaders handle high-pressure situations too.<p>Watch Serena Williams play at Wimbledon today and you'll no doubt be left in open-mouthed awe at the speed, strength, and precision of her play. But perhaps the most impressive thing …

Serena Williams

4 expert-recommended, introvert-approved tips for making friends when you hate meeting new people

They can also be difficult to make, particularly if you’re an introvert (like me!). If the thought of putting yourself out there to find a new friend …

Personality

Ice-Proof Car Windows With Stuff You Already Have at Home

Stop scraping the windshield in the morning!<p>Heavy frost warnings tonight? Fill a spray bottle with three parts vinegar and one part water. Right …

Snowplows

How To Get The Film Look With A Digital Camera With No Post Processing Or Presets

I’m going to start this off by pointing out that this entire article is really subjective. No scientific measures are taken, rather I’ll be going by …

Sony Alpha

Science Says The Opposite of Greed Is What Truly Leads to Happiness (Like Doing Any of These 6 Things)

The motto 'greed is good' is the antithesis of what research is suggesting will make you happier.<p>We've all heard this cliché growing up -- how "it's better to give than to receive." Whether you're gainfully employed, looking for work, retired, or living off an inheritance from your rich uncle, …

Happiness

12 People Who Retired Young (and How They Did It)

If you think you have to win the lottery or inherit a windfall to retire early, think again. Plenty of people manage to achieve financial …

Retirement

Adobe AI spots tampered images by focusing on noise and artifacts

Adobe researchers have developed a neural network that can identify Photoshopped images. The technology was detailed in a newly published study …

Deep Learning

This Street Photographer Shoots with a Neutral Density Filter

“The Sound of Silence” is a series by Chilean street photographer Eduardo Asenjo Matus, who uses long exposures to show people in flow of the …

Photography