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Samsung Ads Show Famous Artists Taking Selfies To Create Iconic Self-Portraits

<b>To promote</b> its compact mirrorless camera NX Mini, Samsung has launched a creative ad campaign that features some of history’s most famous …

Character, Style, and Mood in Photos

In photography, many of us start our journey by studying and learning from the masters of the art. But my belief is that many of us will eventually …

PORTLAND, OR by Wesley Verhoeve on Exposure

<b>Footnotes:</b> Many thanks to Uli Beutter Cohen, Tsilli Pines, Ben Fahlren, Duane King, Victoria Wright, Adam Garcia, and Sam Wilds.

This Photographer Transforms His Dog Into Different Animals Every Holiday Season

Bristol, England-based photographer Peter Thorpe has a special treat for his clients every holiday season. For the past 20 years, he has sent …

16 Fabulous Black and White Portraits

People are always interesting subjects to take pictures of. Here are 16 fabulous black and white portraits.<p>image by Rebecca Bond<p>Plowed by Avi …

Brooklyn Street Photographer Andre D. Wagner Talks Us Through His Photographic Process

Here’s a short, inspiring video profile of Brooklyn-based street photographer Andre D. Wagner. We’re offered a glimpse into Wagner’s mind as he talks …

Caged Humans in Bali - Photographs and text by Ingetje Tadros | LensCulture

When I walked into the room, I did not see a room. It was a cage and in that cage was a human being that had been stripped of her wings, her voice, her humanity. The first feelings that came to me as I entered this room, this cage, this holding pen, was that in the corner was another human—but one …

How to Harness Your Fear to Become a More Confident Street Photographer

Street photography is one of the most difficult forms of photography out there. Not only do you have to rapidly compose, frame, and approach …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

Science Confirms Looking Angry Gets People To Do What You Want

If you’ve ever gotten the death glare from your parent, child or S.O., you already know the results of this new study to be true.<p>New research in the journal Psychological Science shows that people are more likely to give in to an unfair demand when they are presented with a threatening facial …

Personal Identity Is (Mostly) Performance

Wearing, showing, and sharing the many things that make up your personal presence helps you understand yourself.<p>“Surely you don’t believe in that nonsense.”<p>It was intended as a rhetorical question, uttered with an implied wink and a smirk. The speaker, an ardent skeptic who prided himself on his …

Music Changes the Way You Think

Hum the first two notes of “The Simpsons” theme song. (If you’re not a Simpsons fan, “Maria” from West Side Story will also do.) The musical interval …

The Case Against ‘Soul Mates’

“You two are truly meant to be,” I wrote a couple of weeks ago in the guestbook at my best friend’s wedding. Cliché, sure. But I really meant it: She …

How To Trick Your Brain To Hold On To Positive Habit Changes

You start strong, with great intentions, but soon that new habit falls to the wayside. Here’s how to cement it into your daily life.<p>We truly are creatures of habit.<p>Nearly half of our everyday behaviors tend to be repeated in the same location almost every day, according to research out of Duke …

Imprinted brain theory links autism and schizophrenia

Clare Pain<p>Related Stories<p>Mum and Dad tell us how to wear our genes, Science Online, 08 Nov 2010<br>• Children with autism have extra brain synapses, …

The marshmallow test: Stanford University experiment that claims to predict a child's future successes

Harry Wallop attempts to find out whether a four-year-old and a six-year-old can pass Professor Walter Mischel's notorious test, and resist the temptation of the marshmallow<p>In the 1960s, Stanford University Professor Walter Mischel gave young children a simple proposition. They sat with a …

Can Psychedelics Expand Our Consciousness?

<i>"One of the great responsibilities we have as a society is to educate ourselves, along with the next generation, about which substances are worth ingesting and for what purpose and which are not. ... If I knew that either of my daughters would eventually develop a fondness for methamphetamine or</i> …

EEG test to help understand and treat schizophrenia

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have validated an EEG test to study and treat schizophrenia. The findings, …

35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better

by Saga Briggs<p>Have you ever considered letting your students listen to hardcore punk while they take their mid-term exam? Decided to do away with …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

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Milky Way above Navajo sandstone in Arizona

Those who’ve been there say the drive to White Pocket – a swirling, twisted, multicolored landscape in northern Arizona – is an adventure in its own …

The best medicine books of 2014 | @GrrlScientist

Today’s “best of” list are my choices of books published in 2014 that focus on the topics of human biology, psychology and medicine.<p>Today’s list of “best of” are my choices of books published in 2014 that focus on the topics of human biology, psychology and medicine. This genre always produces a …

The best science books of 2014: chemistry, physics, maths | @GrrlScientist

Today, I share a list of what I consider to be the best popular physical sciences books of the year, hoping that you’ll find lots of interesting and unusual ideas for all the maths-astro-physics-chemistry buffs on your holiday gift-giving list!<p>Today, I continue my series of “best of 2014” books …

The best nature books of 2014

Yesterday, when I was tearing through my bookshelves hoping to discover books to include on my Best Bird Books of 2014 list, I ran across a number of wonderful nature books that I had to share with you, too. In retrospect, it is interesting to note that I had a much more difficult time choosing …

Watch Nasa's Orion spacecraft breaking through Earth's atmosphere - video

Africa2Moon to use crowdfunding for first phase, with organisers hoping to inspire next generation of engineers and scientists<p>Published: 5 Jan 2015<p>Lunar Mission One launches a crowdfunding drive on Wednesday, which offers donors a chance to have a digital memory box buried on the moon<p>1:30<p>Published: …

Anti-inflammatory drugs ‘could fight depression’

Scientists at seven UK universities are to set up a research consortium aimed at exploiting a newly discovered link between immune disorders and mental illness.<p>The connection raises hopes that anti-inflammatory drugs can be adapted to treat patients with depression or senile dementia.<p>The group – …

Scientists Have Finally Discovered Why No One Can Remember Being A Baby

Infants' memories may be wiped clean by the genesis of new brain cells, a study in rodents suggests.<p>The findings offer an explanation for why people can't recall memories from early childhood, a century-old mystery.<p>The study's authors "make a very interesting and compelling case," says …

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