Ayesha Yasser

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25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Study Skills

Ditch the Paper and Increase Productivity With These Six Apps!

<i>This is part of the "Increased Productivity" series where experts in productivity, brain training, and business success share the techniques and tools they couldn't live without.</i><p>Going paperless has probably been an agenda item in most offices for several years now, but somehow it never quite seems …

Apps

22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist

Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs. Different …

12 Cozy Cabins You Can Rent Right Now

Winter is coming. Actually, scratch that. Winter is here. You could try to stick it out, brave that eminent polar vortex and elbow your way into a cab to avoid the cold. Or you can forget all that, play hooky and escape to a charming cabin where suddenly the chilly winter weather is less of a drag …

North Pole

Best Subscription And Home-Delivery Boxes

The AskMen Acquire team thoroughly researches & reviews the best gear, services and staples for life.<p>In 2018, a lot of things happen online, and buying cool stuff is no exception. (And yep, now we can add catching Pokemon to that list too.) In a society always looking for the best, most original …

Shopping

7 Quick Tips to Make Your Photos Better

Nobody Tells This to Beginners: An Inspiring Video for Creatives Just Starting Out

18-year-old Saar Oz of Creavite created this beautiful and inspirational video for people who are just starting out in a creative field such as …

30 Unbelievably Amazing Photography Links

This week's list of photography links features a wide variety of topics and sources. Toad Hollow Photography has been busy over the holidays …

Why won’t Ottawa help Gaza’s children?

<i>Gerald Caplan is an African scholar, former NDP national director and a regular panelist on CBC's</i> Power and Politics<i>.</i><p>Good for the Harper government for facilitating the secret talks between a pigheaded Washington and Cuba's geriatric "communist" dictatorship. Despite the widespread demoralization …

Watch Bill Gates Test A New Machine That Turns Poop Into Clean Water

According to Gates, at least 2 billion people worldwide don't have access to adequate sanitation, with human waste often polluting the water supply and remaining untreated.<p>The "Omniprocessor" aims to help with this problem. Its development is led by Seattle-based engineering firm Janicki …

7 Ways to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Anything

Does the start of a New Year renew your energy and motivation to achieve change? For most it does, but let's face it, no matter how driven you are, there will be times when your energy and commitment will ebb. Yes, it happens--even to the most motivated among us.<p>You may have a great plan for your …

Motivation

13 Productivity Tips to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s a good time to evaluate your work habits (yes, in addition to your fitness routine and maybe even your haircut). Especially for you creative freelancers out there, productivity often equals money, happiness and general well-being. We found 13 tips …

Productivity

15 Phrases That Will Change Your Life In 2015

As the new year approaches, many of us will resolve to transform our bodies -- but what about our minds?<p>Giving ourselves a mental makeover could be just as important as giving ourselves a physical one. But accomplishing that doesn't just lie in changing our thoughts -- it's also dependent on …

4 Simple Goal Setting Ideas For 2015

New Year’s resolutions are like traffic. As the driver, your focus is intent while trying to “get there;” you see others pass you by; you get held up at a red light that slows down progress. Distractions such as the radio, crazy drivers, cellphones (in some states) preclude you from focusing on the …

Heavenly Photographs of Dubai Skyscrapers Poking Through a Sea of Clouds

The city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is known for its impressive skyline, which features the world’s tallest building. Every so often, the …

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 …

Photographer Shares How He Spent Two Years Living on Photos Instead of Money

Back in 2012, we wrote about a project called “Pixel Trade” by Australian photographer Shantanu Starick. The basic idea was simple but crazy: Starick …

Time-Lapse Captures the Mysterious Beauty of Bug-Eating Plants

Time-lapse photographer Chris Field spent 107 days photographing carnivorous plants with two cameras. What resulted is this fascinating look at the …

These 30 Links Will Take You to The Finest Photos and Photography Articles of The Week

Another wonderful week passes us by and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching the internet looking for links to the best tutorials, special …

How to Make a DIY Camera Slider for $75 In Less than 3 Hours

How do you build a quality DIY camera slider on the cheap? Who better to ask than the founder of a slider company? In the video above, Rhino Camera …

Follow these six rules to accomplish more each day

Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while others appear to be busy but never actually produce results? Time management is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur. We can have all of the best ideas in the world, …

Time Management

5 Cool and Easy Ways to Donate to Charity

From the warm fuzzies you feel when you donate, to the tax deduction that you might receive, it makes sense to be generous.<p>One of the foundations of good finances is charitable giving. It might seem counterintuitive that giving your money away results in better finances for you, but it's true that …

World Food Program

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

20 Dos and Don'ts for Shooting the Moon

The moon is a very popular subject for photographers of all skill levels to shoot. But if you’ve ever tried to photograph the moon, you’ve probably …

DOS

Rare Black Sea Devil Caught on Film for the First Time

The anglerfish survived capture and is now being studied in a specially equipped laboratory.<p>With its gaping mouth, needle-sharp teeth, and slightly startled expression, the black sea devil anglerfish seems tailor-made for the spotlight.<p><b>And in fact, one particular female got her close-up on November</b> …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Living Rooms