Allyssa

47 Added | 18 Magazines | 1 Like | @Allyssa672i | 22 Year old student of radio television, film and music recording technologies. Writer, dreamer, and movie fanatic! 

5 of the Best Horror Books to Make You Love Being Afraid

I loved horror as a kid. I read things that were age-appropriate (RIP, Lois Duncan) and not so much (Stephen King, John Saul, etc.). I loved feeling …

Horror
Literature

Bradford pirate radio station from the 1980s is back - but this time it's legal

A POPULAR pirate radio station from the 1980s era in Bradford is making a comeback - but this time it's going legal.<p>Two original DJs from PCR …

Bradford

Nielsen Provides First Glimpse Into TV Ratings On Streaming Services Like Netflix And Hulu - Tubefilter

While ratings for television programming consumed via streaming services like <b>Netflix</b>, <b>Amazon</b>, and <b>Hulu</b> has remained largely under wraps thus far, …

Girls, Make Some Noise: The 13 New Female Musicians You Need to Know Now

These are the artists and groups worth getting to know—because you'll be singing along with them soon.

Dua Lipa

Meet The Man Who Lives Normally With Damage to 90% of His Brain

The father of two lives a normal life.<p>A French man who lives a relatively normal, healthy life - despite damaging 90 percent of his brain - is …

11 Addictive Books You Can Tear Through in a Weekend

Short, sweet, and page-turning.<p><b>1. The Girls by Emma Cline</b><p>This mesmerizing novel follows impressionable teenager Evie Boyd as she falls in with a sketchy, cult-like group inspired by the Manson Family. Come for the salacious connections to real life, stay for Cline's haunting depiction of female …

Will the “Real” Reality Please Stand Up?

One peculiarity of our times is that people are so quick to accept the reality they see, hear, touch, taste, and smell. We do this automatically, disregarding the fact that every preceding age was totally mystified by existence, to the point that mystics, poets, philosophers, sages, and spiritual …

Consciousness

Snapchat for marketers made simple

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in May 2016.</i> <br>Social media marketers are always after which Snapchat tricks and tips will help their …

Public Relations

Can we save the algae biofuel industry?

Algal biofuels are in trouble. This alternative fuel source could help reduce overall carbon emissions without taking land from food production, like …

Aquaculture

5 Common Habits That Might Be Holding Back Your Success

Success looks different to everyone, but the behavioral obstacles we tend to face are remarkably consistent.<p>Everyone’s idea of success is unique. For some, it means owning a multimillion-dollar business and plenty of expensive things. Others have more modest measures of success. A steady income and …

Self-improvement

Can mindfulness help ease back pain?

When I was a junior doctor, I dreaded the back pain clinic. You had a few minutes with each patient to talk through their months of debilitating pain. There was little to offer in terms of relief. Fast forward and back pain is only getting worse. A report from the University of Washington in …

Mindfulness

Kate Durbin on the deeper meaning behind selfie culture

I was searching the net for female artists who use their own body as part of their work and explore how female identity is created online when I discovered “Women As Objects”, one of Kate Durbin’s internet-based projects. This is a Tumblr blog where for two years (2011-2013), she re-blogged posts …

12 Dollar Store Finds That Make Amazing Kitchen Organizers

It doesn't have to cost a fortune to streamline your cooking space.<p>It doesn't have to cost a fortune to streamline your cooking space.

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight Fast

No crash diets allowed.<p>Sustainable weight loss doesn't happen overnight (and if it does, it's probably self-destructive). But if you're anxious to lose weight for a legit reason, follow these painless tips to improve your diet, streamline your workouts, and shed weight *the healthy way*.<p><b>1. Pregame</b> …

Finally! Your "Me" Home: Decorating for Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

Who knew that four letters could bring so much clarity to your life? It's like the Myers-Briggs personality test looks deep into your soul to see the most genuine parts of you-the way you make decisions, the way you look at the world. And once you get in tune with those aspects of yourself, you …

Psychology

6 Effective Ways to Use Hashtags for Social Media Marketing

Posted By Jane Danes on Feb 1, 2016 | 1 comment<p><b>Any word can be a hashtag. However, if you know how to use hashtags for social media marketing</b> …

3 Fail-Proof Strategies for Creating Viral Content in 2016

<i>Image source: photodune</i><p>Admit it. We've all invested hours into crafting the perfect catchy title and compelling hook for a blog post on a trending topic and thought, "This is it! I'm finally going viral! Internet, here I come!" The inevitable result: our content gets a handful of shares and …

Infographics

Stunning Self Portraits of a Woman Sharing an Eye with Various Animals

Hungarian artist Flóra Borsi has a keen talent for creating surreal visuals. We have featured Borso before, with her collection of playful time-travel edits and enchanting urban landscapes, and the self taught artist just continues to improve and impress. Her latest series of skillful photo …

Time Travel

5 Self-Sabotaging Habits Holding You Back (And How To Fix Them)

The new year comes with new opportunities and a fresh batch of motivation to follow through on our promises. Inevitably, life happens, and sticking …

How to Grocery Shop Like Your Mom

Sally Sampson, the founder of Chop Chop Kids, shares essential recipes.<p>My 23-year-old daughter Lauren is kind, funny, smart, and beautiful and was once obsessed with making and photographing breakfast sandwiches. When she was in elementary school, she flirted briefly with vegetarianism and in high …

How Depression and Anxiety Don't Mix Well in College

I've never been a bad student. I always got As and, while the occasional B upset me, I could usually push past it. I had so much else going on in my life: extracurriculars, great friends and a family I loved spending time with. I didn't love high school, probably because of the occasional teasing, …

Mental Health

Transmedia Marketing Is the Future of Brand Storytelling | Inc.com

During the past two decades, most brands have worked diligently to control their messaging with interruption ads and large media buys. Today, customers can easily ignore these ads and are migrating to technology that easily allows them to do so (see related article on Mobile Ad Blocking).<p>According …

Transmedia

A social psychologist reveals why so many marriages are falling apart and how to fix it

Research has revealed, for example, that people in a healthy marriage are some of the happiest couples in history.<p>Whereas those who are struggling in their marriage are more unhappy today than in the past.<p>When social psychologist Eli Finkel sought to understand why marriage is more extreme at both …

Divorce

A psychologist interviewed a bunch of murderers and learned 5 surprising things about what drives people to kill

<i>Who could do something like this? Who is truly that evil?</i><p>Forensic psychologist James Garbarino might have some answers.<p>Earlier this year, the Loyola University psychologist published a book tying these experiences together, entitled "Listening to Killers: Lessons Learned from My Twenty Years as a …

Psychology

Respect the Humans

I’m sorry, but if the objective here is to equip children with real world problem-solving skills, we are in a <i>lot</i> of trouble. Your explanation may or …

Computer Science

The Best Way for New College Grads to Snag a Job

Want to get your resume noticed? Highlight these skills.<p>New college graduates hoping to make their resume stand out from the masses should …

Employment

3 ways to hack your brain & crush your goals

Do you ever set an audacious goal you’re really excited about but find yourself over it in just a few days?<p>Don’t worry, we are all guilty of this to some degree. The problem is that many of us rely on sheer willpower to get us through the hard times, we think if we just try harder we can succeed. …

Where Does The Little Voice Inside Your Head Come From?

Understanding it could tell us why some people hear voices that aren’t there.<p>Often represented in cartoons as the little devils or angels that sit …

The Brain

How To Use Psychology To Make Someone Fall (And Stay) In Love With You

Do you believe that love can’t be controlled?<p>Do you believe that if a person doesn’t love you from the outset, there’s no chance?<p>Do you believe that …