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10 Best Drone Photos that show Nature at its most Breathtaking

High flying cameras have revolutionized photography in the last year or two. Aerial photography enables you to capture unique viewpoints of nature …

25 Small Life Changes That Create Lasting Success

The guaranteed way to increase your luck is to increase the number of times you bet.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong on Quora:</b><p><b>Start before</b> …

A famous yoga teacher reveals some simple moves to help you sleep better

In fact, more than 25% of the US population doesn't get enough sleep, while 10% suffer from chronic insomnia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Insufficient sleep puts us at risk of heart disease, obesity, depression and other chronic diseases and conditions.<p>But as it …

Landscape Photography Design Part 2: Advanced Composition

Without composition there is just visual chaos with no beginning or end, no direction or cycle, no shape or difference between dark and light. This …

13 Soothing Books To Read When Everything Hurts

It's hard to care for yourself in a world that insists your life doesn't matter. These books might help.

Books

6 Relationship Bumps That Healthy Couples Should Avoid

<i>By David McFadden for YourTango.com</i>.<p><b>The secret is to avoid drama in the first place!</b><p>Sometimes maintaining a strong, healthy and growing relationship feels easy and natural, seeming to take no effort at all. Other times, that same relationship requires intention, effort, focus and genuine hard …

Top 10 picture books with self-help messages

The world can be a stressful and complex place. Here are 10 picture books that may help to make sense of it for young children - and perhaps their parents too<p>I believe that you can find the solution to any problem if you look hard enough and sometimes, those solutions can be found in a really great …

Books

'School Of Life' Video Explains Why People Worry They're Not Good In Bed

Great sex isn't about how athletic you are, it's about your mind.<p>When it comes to having sex, we can sometimes be gripped by insecurity.<p>Three …

How to Make Your Home Look Expensive

Buying a room full of pricey furniture and accessories does not guarantee that it will look elegant and high-end. And styling a space on a tight budget doesn't mean that it will look cheap. Instead, achieving a rich, refined look is all about adding key pieces and using some styling tricks. Check …

Excel Reporting: 5 Reasons Why It Is Bad For Business

We’ve entered the age of big data, in which more and more companies are seeing the value and importance of data in many different areas of their business, from market and customer research, to internal sales figures and HR analytics.<p>But we’ve also entered big data’s awkward teenage years when more …

Data Visualization

Pioneering cancer drug combination approved

<b>A pioneering pair of cancer drugs that unleash the immune system on tumours will be paid for by the NHS in England.</b><p>In trials, the combination therapy shrank the most aggressive and deadly type of skin cancer in 69% of patients.<p>The decision to approve the drugs is one of the fastest in NHS history …

Cancer

27 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

From the biological side of things to how we're nurtured, a lot of what goes on in childhood influences how we turn out as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can …

Microsoft makes it easier to clean install Windows 10 and wipe out bloatware

Microsoft is testing out a new tool that makes it a lot easier to clean install Windows 10. While the software giant has offered Windows 10 users the ability to "reset" a PC and restore it back to an original installation, the new tool will wipe out any bloatware installed by PC manufacturers and …

This Tent (Literally) Takes Camping to New Heights

Are you brave enough to sleep suspended in mid-air?<p>From hiking along beautiful nature trails, to cooking by the campfire, to shacking up in a tent, camping is a quintessential summer experience. But if you're ready to take your outdoor adventures to the next level, meet Tentsile, a new form of …

Startup creates renewable hydrogen energy out of sunlight and water

California startup HyperSolar and University of Iowa researchers have teamed up to make renewable energy in a way that draws inspiration from plants. …

Clean Energy

Low Maintenance Indoor Plants

A little bit of greenery can do wonders for your home décor: adding some life to a space and brightening a room with color. If you’re worried that …

Good carbs: The 12 best whole grain foods

1. Amaranth<p>This powerhouse whole grain, loaded with protein, iron, calcium, and fiber, is actually gluten-free (it's a seed!) and can be eaten as a …

The Top 22 Fitness Gurus To Follow On Instagram

With summer coming in hot, these Fitstagram accounts are sure to help you hit the gym.<p>Summer is just getting started and you know what that means...beautiful weather! With the new season coming in hot, most of us have a hard time trading in outdoor fun for an indoor gym.<p>But you don't need a gym to …

The 11-Minute Weighted Core Workout

Of course, bodyweight workouts are effective <i>and</i> challenging. But if you want to take your core workout to the next level, add a set of dumbbells.<p>This …

So You Want to Meditate? Here's the Simple Way to Start

When it comes to meditation, we all start out as rookies. There are so many different ways to get started and it can certainly be confusing with all …

Here's a Blueprint for the Perfect Morning

Never wake up on the wrong side of the bed again.<p>What is the common thread that links the people we most admire, whether it's successful CEOs, high flying sportsmen or novelists who find the time to, y'know, write a damn book?<p>You can bet your bowl of cornflakes they know exactly what they're doing …

Sleep

How to Produce Stunning Change in Your Life Immediately | Inc.com

We all want positive change in our lives. We seek to succeed, and to break free from the doldrums of the everyday rat race.<p>We also know that motivation can be fleeting. So how can we buckle down and shock ourselves into the change we need?<p>I'm going to share seven ways to produce stunning change in …

Time Management

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

This may be the best peanut butter cookie recipe ever

This one's for all you peanut butter cookie fans. Rich, sweet and perfectly crumbly, the Buttery bakery in Santa Cruz likes its cookies big -- so massive, in fact, that you almost need two hands to hold one. Each cookie is garnished with a coating of dry-roasted peanuts around the edge. It's like a …

Dessert

Easing anxiety with healthy habits can help make life easier - Health - ABC News

Most of us have experienced the racing heart, sweaty palms, feelings of dread and snowballing worries that are the calling cards of anxiety.<p>Feeling …

Here's What It's Actually Like To Live With Bipolar Disorder

"I'm not crazy. Something in my head just works different than yours."<p><b>"It became clear that this wasn't the case.</b> I started a new medication regimen a few months ago and my mood has been stable since then. There are still difficulties, but I try to take them in stride."

Mental Health

Opera just added a free VPN to its browser for anonymous internet access

Virtual private networks are popular with privacy-conscious computer users, but the best services cost while the free ones often have hidden costs. Web browser Opera, though, has integrated a free and unlimited VPN into the developer version of its software. "Now, you don’t have to download VPN …

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

TV

4 small changes to boost happiness and memory

When making change for healthier habits, focusing on one small change at a time is a much more manageable approach than trying to make major overhauls.<p>Here are some favorites from my book “52 Small Changes for the Mind,” that can make a lasting impact to increasing happiness, improving memory, …

7 simple meditation methods to help improve your daily life

It seems that the whole world is now meditating, which is wonderful news, as meditation does so much for us on all levels: body, mind and spirit.<p>On a …