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How to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination comes in many disguises. We might resolve to tackle a task, but find endless reasons to defer it. We might prioritize things we can readily tick off our to-do list—answering emails, say—while leaving the big, complex stuff untouched for another day. We can look and feel busy, while …

China spent millions on a shady project to control the weather ahead of the Beijing Olympics — and dozens of other countries are doing it too

Their mission? Make it rain.<p>The project is part of a larger campaign of so-called weather modification techniques that the country has been using since at least 2008, when they claim to have cleared the skies for the Beijing Olympics by forcing the rain to come early.<p>China is far from the only …

Weather

12 incredible experiences you need to have in Canada

PARTYING AT THE LARGEST comedy festival on Earth and kayaking in the world’s highest tides, drinking Iceberg Vodka — while looking out at icebergs — …

Canada

The Peloponnese in Greece is the best place in Europe to visit in 2016, says Lonely Planet

Travel guide publisher’s annual bucket list mixes old favourites and more obscure destinations<p>Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet has released its annual list of the best places to visit in Europe, this year opting for a mix of the usual suspects (Venice, the Dordogne) and a scattering of …

What Procrastination Does To Your Happiness?

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

Time Management

Over 100 Leica Weddings by Philip Thomas

This is the Kit You'll Need for Low Light Photography

We photographers love a bit of low light photography. Whether it be a bright, neon lit cityscape or a subtle dusk landscape, low light can convey a …

Pictures That Tell Stories: The Street Photography of Jack Simon

Jack Simon has worked as a psychiatrist for four decades. Ten years ago, he began a personal journey in photography, and these days he rarely goes …

The Man Who Sold the World - Photographs and text by David Molina | LensCulture

“Heroes” is a personal body of work about my family and how my uncle’s heroin addiction and his death from overdose affected and changed our lives.<p>Heroin brought and took away the life of Santi, my uncle. In the little part of his days that I remember, there was music and there was drugs, but he …

This Might Be the Greatest Photographer "About" Page Ever

Victoria Hely-Hutchinson is a Yale University MFA graduate hailing from the UK. Devoid of any pretense, accolades or biographical information, her …

Biographies

The Kitsch Destruction of our World - Photographs and text by Benoit Paillé | LensCulture

<i>Benoit Paillé</i> <i>is one of the 50 best emerging photographers for 2015, as voted by the eight-member international jury for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2015. Here is his winning entry and his artist’s statement. View his profile to learn more about him and to see more of his remarkable …

Photography

I Quit My Job and Spent 3 Years Visiting 60 Countries with My Camera

Sometime during 2010, I began dreaming of quitting my job and traveling around Asia for a year before returning to the work force. I had graduated …

These Powerful Dance Portraits by Alexander Yakovlev Are Stunning

Nothing quite captures the combination of strength, grace, and art like dance. Alexander Yakovlev is able to capture all of these elements in his …

Amazing

5 Business Mistakes Photographers Make All the Time

In this post, I’ll be sharing 5 business mistakes that photographers make all the time.<p>1. You Buy Equipment<p>Nikon recently released the newest version …

Want Better Photos? Invest in Experiences, NOT Equipment

Greetings, my fellow photo nerds! Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve surely noticed that camera manufacturers constantly come out with …

Lightroom, Photoshop and the Creative Cloud Demystified

As controversial as it was, Adobe’s move into subscription based licensing for its software has enabled it to create an ever closer union between …

10 Lessons William Eggleston Has Taught Me About Street Photography

I first heard about William Eggleston through my good friend and talented street photographer Charlie Kirk about a year and a half ago. He mentioned …

Bruce Gilden & Vice Magazine in Appalachia | I Love Photography | Ep. 59

Bruce Gilden stirs up controversy in Appalachia, beautiful photos from the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, and a KFC chicken bucket that …

Photography

5 Business Mistakes Photographers Make All the Time

1. You Buy Equipment Nikon recently released the newest version of their 600mm f/4 lens for a whopping $12,299. That’s almost $3,000 more the last …

Rental Housing

One Photographer, Two Backpacks, and an Epic Three-Year Journey

In March 2010, photographer Uruma Takezawa left Japan with two backpacks—one on his front and one on his back. More than a thousand days later he returned.<p>Carrying only his clothes, cameras, a computer, a tent, and a sleeping bag, Takezawa set out to create a body of work that celebrates the …

A Relaxed Mind is a Productive Mind

<b>INFOGRAPHIC</b>: Mindfulness practices to take control of workplace problems. (Click to enlarge the image.)<p>Julie Mosow’s <i>Harvard Business Review</i> article, …

4 Foundational Habits Every Person Needs

“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”<p>~ John Dryden<p>Every person is different, but every person is human, meaning we all have things …

Beyond Happiness: The Upside of Feeling Down

No one questions the value of feeling good. In fact, it seems that for the past 20 years, everyone in America has been on a relentless quest for a …

Psychology

25 Quotes to Inspire Your Afternoons and Increase Productivity

Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do this afternoon.<p>Many people struggle to remain productive in the afternoon. After lunch, they become sluggish and begin putting off the tasks they need to do. Their mind wanders and they often find unimportant things to do, like searching Facebook or …

15 Successful Entrepreneurs Share The Most Important Lesson They Learned In Their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including billionaire "Shark Tank" investor Mark Cuban and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.

Entrepreneurship

How A Tiny Brewery Run By Monks Came To Make The Best Beer In The World

But fame found them anyway in the mid-2000s, when the beer-information website RateBeer.com named their dark, quadrupel-style 12 the best beer in the world.<p>RateBeer executive director Joe Tucker, who put together the beer ranking based on reviews from the site's users, said he had no idea how much …

Cook More this Year -- 28 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Lives

2015 is here and resolutions are flying right and left. Lose weight, save money, get fit. All are lofty yet understandable goals. Unfortunately, many won't last past the first half of January. Instead of joining the fray, why not make a goal that you can actually stick to? Decide to cook more for …

Cooking

Why You Should Travel Solo At Least Once

<b>"Don't be scared to walk alone. Don't be scared to like it." John Mayer</b><p>Three years ago, you couldn't pay me to travel <i>anywhere</i> by myself, and getting on a plane to go abroad solo was definitely out of the question.<p>It's funny how time changes things and us, and the things you never saw yourself doing …

Tourism

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The Hyperrealistic Sculptures of Ron Mueck

London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many other materials, Mueck constructs hyperrealistic likenesses of human beings, while playing with …