Alexander McEachern

41 Flips | 4 Magazines | 2 Likes | @Alexander825 | Entertainment Technology major, specializing in video production and lighting, all while learning the ropes of photography and filmmaking.

Researchers Delve Into Data on Video Games and Aggression in Kids

There is a long standing debate over the impact of video games — especially violent games — on children’s development and later aggressive …

Psychology

Keeping a Relationship Emotionally Safe | University of Chicago

Published in the Fall 2008 issue of <i>SSA Magazine</i><p>-Ed Finkel<p>If a couple's relationship is "emotionally safe," then it's well-prepared to overcome an …

University of Chicago

4 Ways to Take Money From Your 401(k) or IRA Without Paying a Penalty

Typically, withdrawing from a tax-advantaged savings account before age 59 1/2 results in a 10% penalty. However, there are exceptions.<p>In an ideal …

This Airline Has $20 Tickets for Flights in 2018

If your stocking wasn't stuffed to your liking, it's time to trade in that ugly sweater from grandma for a flight out of town. <b>Frontier is running a</b> …

Texas Barbecue Hash

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Bring potatoes to a boil in a large saucepan filled with water. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Drain.<p>Step 2<p>Heat oil in a …

The Digital Transformation Of Film

Two of this week’s milestones in the history of technology reflect the analog-to-digital transformation of film making and distribution.<p>On <b>December 28, 1895</b>, the first public screening of films at which admission was charged was held by the Lumière brothers at the Salon Indien du Grand Café in …

Want to Make New Friends? Here Are the Best Strategies, According to Psychology

Consider carefully the words of Willy Loman and Maya Angelou.<br>Read More

Double-Decker Pecan Cheesecake Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Crust: Preheat oven to 375°F. Unwrap chilled pie dough disk from Single-Crust Pie Pastry, and place on a lightly …

Baking

Video pros share 8 essential Adobe Premiere Pro Tips for beginners

From rising YouTube stars to big Hollywood blockbusters, Adobe Premiere Pro has long been an industry standard when it comes to video editing. But …

Tutorials

How to Build Your Online Reputation

Take a look at the three building blocks of any successful online strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a world seemingly dominated by faceless online businesses with low prices, how much does your online reputation matter?<p>If you’re a small business owner, chances …

Kids More Likely to Succeed in School If Teachers Have Positive View of Their Parents, Study Says

A new study points to the importance of teachers developing good relationships with all parents, and of parents being as involved as possible in kids’ school lives.<p>We know that parental involvement in kids’ lives is essential for their overall sense of well-being and self-esteem, and even their …

9th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear challenge to Trump's ban Tuesday

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three federal judges Tuesday evening will hear oral arguments in the challenge to President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.<p>The hour-long hearing, conducted by telephone among three West coast judges at 6 p.m. ET, will determine the immediate fate of the nationwide temporary …

Perfect BBQ ribs using Raichlen’s new math – the 3-1-1

It was 32°F on December 31st here in central New England, and so it seemed as good a day as any for barbecue to me. We were attending a New Year’s …

The 1 Sentence That Will Make (or Break) Your LinkedIn Profile | Inc.com

There are still so many misconceptions on how LinkedIn can be used, especially when it comes to winning new business for yourself on the platform.<p>Case in point: Did you realize that LinkedIn is actually one of the most powerful, B2B-themed search engines on the planet?<p>With nearly 500 million …

How to Set Up 'Google My Business' for Your Small Business

One of the most important aspects of a small business is getting found by new customers.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p><b>Problem: Getting found</b><p>One of the most important aspects of a small business is getting found by new customers. If customers cannot find you, then you will not have …

Researchers genetically engineer Salmonella to eat brain tumors

Salmonella has earned its bad reputation. It is responsible for more than a million cases of food poisoning every year, of which nearly 400 people die. But a team of researchers from Duke University have recently engineered the bacteria to not attack the human gastrointestinal tract, but rather the …

Duke University

Royal Caribbean Is Hiring Someone to Travel the World and Take Photos for Instagram

Yes, this is real.<p>Are you on the hunt for an internship? Are you already employed, but thinking your life might be better if you quit your job and instead got paid to Instagram for three weeks? Well then, hold on to your iPhones.<p>Royal Caribbean UK & Ireland will be hiring one savvy photographer …

Got Subtext? There’s Way More Going On When Movie Characters Drink Milk Than You Think

<b>WHAT:</b> A short video essay entitled, <i>Milk in Movies: Why Do Characters Drink It?</i><p><b>WHO:</b> The film obsessives at Now You See It.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> There is a very good chance that most people have not thought very much about what it means when a character in a film drinks milk. After all, there’s a plot to …

Mad Max

6 Surprising Ways Your Mental Health Affects Your Physical Health

The connection between our minds and bodies is so often dismissed as rubbish, because one is looked at as a "merely" an emotional state, while the …

Mental Health

23 Small Things You Can Do Every Day That Will Make You Happier

According to a happiness expert.<p>We asked a happiness expert for some easy ways to feel great that don't involve buying a fifty grand watch, going to the Maldives, or dating a supermodel.<p>Step forward Andy Cope—a happiness expert and co-author of <i>The Little Book of Emotional Intelligence: How to</i> …

Texas Lawmaker Unveils Anti-Transgender 'Bathroom Bill'

AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas Republican state senator introduced legislation on Thursday to limit public restroom access for transgender people, despite warnings from a business group that the measure would hurt the Texas economy because it was discriminatory.<p>The "Texas Privacy Act" has been marked as a …

Asus officially unveils ZenFone AR smartphone with Daydream and Tango compatibility

After quite a few leaks ruined the surprise, Asus took to the stage at CES to announce the reveal of ZenFone AR, the first smartphone to boast support for both Google’s Daydream and Tango VR/AR platforms.<p>The device is rocking Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 821 processor as well as 6GB (!!!) of RAM to …

How To Ditch The Bad Habits That Will Hold You Back This Year

You can’t hope to make progress on your goals if you keep practicing these common bad habits.<p>Before you can have any hope of following through on your New Year Resolutions, you need to get rid of the bad habits that are holding you back at work.<p>Here are eight beliefs and actions you should cleanse …

"Shaky hands" steadier after non-invasive treatment

Imagine having your hands shake so much that it’s hard to hold a glass of water, feed yourself, shave or put on makeup.<p>Millions of people suffer from …

Wall Street

What does 2017 hold for science?

<i>Nature</i> takes a look at what's likely in store for 2017 in various fields of scientific inquiry. Short answer: some is dependent on Trump regime …

There's an Actual Adulting School in Portland

Let’s be honest: when it comes to adulting, we have no clue what the hell we’re doing. We suffered through high school and grinded through college, …

Report: Arians plans to remain with Cardinals despite health issues

All signs continue to point toward Bruce Arians being back for a fifth season in Arizona.<p>The Cardinals head coach is planning to return for the 2017 …

Unicorn cheesecake is the dessert of our fantasies

Foodies, rejoice — unicorns may be real after all… well, at least in dessert form. Delish has shared a dessert recipe that will make all of your …

Scientists say your personality can be deconstructed into 5 basic traits

The test — the International Personality Item Pool, available online in both long and short versions— rates you on five personality traits, known to psychologists as the "Big Five."<p>You can remember them using the acronym OCEAN: openness to experience, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness, …

'Alt-right' groups will 'revolt' if Trump shuns white supremacy, leaders say

Donald Trump will disappoint and disillusion his far-right supporters by eschewing white supremacy, according to some of the movement’s own intellectual leaders.<p>Activists who recently gave Nazi salutes and shouted “hail Trump” at a gathering in Washington will revolt if the new US president fails …

Donald Trump