Amber Smith

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Jet Lag Is Worse on Mars

A Martian day is 40 minutes longer than a day on Earth—a seemingly small difference that adds up quickly.<p>What would you do with an extra 40 minutes in a day?<p>Not 40 minutes shaved off some regular daily activity to devote to something else, but an extra 40 minutes actually tacked on to the 24 hours …

Jet Lag

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Military

51 Breakthrough Technologies To Defeat Poverty

This is the second largest category, with 12 ideas. These include new types of fertilizers that are less harmful for the environment and allow …

Human Rights

Researchers assemble comprehensive map of human epigenome

Virtually every cell in the body carries an identical genome. But how is it possible that each of the body's 200 different types of specialized cells …

DNA

Nikon's New Full-Frame DSLR Is Built to Capture Space Photos

Nikon's full-frame DSLR lineup already comes in a few different flavors. There's the D800, the low-pass-filter-free D800E, and the follow-up D810, …

B.C. caviar farmer takes over where Russia left off

<i>Each week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue.</i><p>Justin Henry knows that good things come to those who wait. Mr. Henry is general manager of Target Marine Hatcheries, Canada's lone producer of certified organic farmed white sturgeon. Target Marine began …

Healthy Crock Pot Recipes and Slow Cooker Recipes

For folks on low-glycemic diet plans, vegetarians, or anyone who would like to eat healthier, there are a variety of different vegetarian and other …

Ebola’s Hidden Costs

The number of people who die from the disease could be only a fraction of the number who go hungry from it.<p>On September 3, 2014, Agnes Ngekia learned by phone that her son was dead and that there would be no burial. He had died of Ebola. Ngekia is a nurse in the Kono district of Sierra Leone, and …

Disease

Is poker a game of skill, or a game of luck?

Last week, researchers claimed to have developed a poker-playing computer program that is nearly unbeatable. What are the implications for the old debate about whether poker is a game of skill or luck?<p>As a spectator sport, poker traditionally isn’t the most engaging thing to watch. I realised this …

Poker

Proteins Found In The Brain Might Help Speed Up Flu Recovery While You Sleep

Research may back up the age-old advice to 'sleep it off'<p>To get over the flu, all it might take is a little extra brain protein and a lot more sleep.<p>Researchers at Washington State University at Spokane have been trying to come up with another way to treat influenza beyond yearly vaccinations. …

Washington State

The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

Why Unsplash is Hurting Photographers

Launched back in 2013, Unsplash is a site which posts ten handpicked photos every ten days and these photos are absolutely free. By “free” I don’t …

Opinion: When It Comes to the ‘Ansel Adams Act,’ the Devil is in the Details

<i>The world is going to pieces and people like [Ansel] Adams and [Edward] Weston are photographing rocks!</i> <i>— Henri Cartier-Bresson</i><p>What better way to …

Clean-Eating Recipes That Will Get You Through January

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

My Workflow: How to Stay Sane While Working as a Music Photographer on Tour

My workflow is the most important part of being a productive and successful music photographer. Other photographers rarely ask about it, but I feel …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …