B. Ozgan

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Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This

It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>As Jason Fried and DHH have said: <i>"Many amateur golfers</i> …

10 Exercises Every Yogi Should Be Doing (but Probably Isn't)

Yoga is known to decrease stress and increase body awareness and flexibility. But despite its seeming superpowers, it falls a little short in one …

Photoshop Trick: Learn How to Expand Dynamic Range and Make Your Photographs POP! (VIDEO)

Here’s a simple but powerful Photoshop tutorial demonstrating how to rehabilitate flat and boring images with a few tips and tricks for expanding …

'Pico De Lettuce' Is A Genius Use For Using Up Old, Wilted Greens

We waste 40 percent of our food in the U.S., and this helps solve part of that problem.<p>If you haven’t had the pleasure of eating at Tyler Kord’s No.7 Sub in New York City, you’ve been missing out on some seriously good sandwiches. These are not the kind of sandwiches you normally make at home, …

Healthy Eating

How to Perform Quick Clothing Color Changes in Photoshop

Ever shot an image of a model and kicked yourself about the color of what you had them wearing? Perhaps the clothing choice doesn’t suit the final …

This 1 Skill Is the Fastest Way to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence (and Achieve All Your Personal and Professional Goals)

Stop talking about EQ and start boosting your self-awareness.<p>The only way that you change the world is by impacting other people. Although popular culture praises individuality--being self-sufficient and self-made through hard work--the truth is that no one becomes successful without influencing …

Self-improvement

20 great resources for learning graphic design

Maybe you’re right at the start of your graphic design career or studies. Or maybe you’ve been doing it for a few years, but still feel there are …

5 Ways Powerfully Confident People Gain Mental Strength

Confidence and mental strength often go hand in hand.<p>One aspect of confidence that is rarely discussed is mental strength. While you may be able to identify a confident person based on their presence--the way that they carry themselves as they enter a room--you may not as easily pinpoint the …

The purpose of life is to be a nobody

We all experience the world like we are at the center of reality.<p>We think and we feel in relation to how our senses absorb information and how this information mingles with our personal memories. The subjective perception created by these interactions provides the illusion of importance.<p>We forget …

Self-improvement

How to Memorize the F-Stop Scale With Simple Math

Off the top of your head, do you know how much more light f/2.8 lets in compared to f/5.6? Do you know the f-stop number that comes after 11? This …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things

Happiness isn't always about what you do. Happiness is often about what you don't do -- especially if it involves these nine things.<p>If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back …

Happiness

21 Of The Healthiest Summer Snack Recipes On Pinterest

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This Short Film Series Isn't for You

Leslie Foster’s '59' film installation features 11 collaborative short films made by marginalized artists.<p>Though mainstream cultural narratives often fail those relegated to the fringes of our societies, artists like Leslie Foster are deliberately crafting content that, as Foster and the artists …

All Extremely Happy People Give Up These 17 Behaviors

You have the power to decide how you want to live.<p>Happiness is something that all people want. People spend billions of dollars each year trying to buy material items that are supposed to make them feel fulfilled, only to discover that, once purchased, the goods lose their appeal. Happiness, it …

20 Tools To Help You Create Beautiful Color Palettes

Colors not only reflect your ideas, virtues and add a great visual effect but highly influence human emotions and behavior. However, choosing the right color palette for your project, website or business can be a difficult task.<p>Lucky for you, today I’m sharing a list of 20 tools to help you create …

UI Design

11 Minutes Is All You Need to Build Strength and Improve Flexibility

Stretching is so important for mobility, flexibility, and recovery. But sometimes it's a total pain to add an extra 10 minutes to your workout for a …

Exercise

How to Safely Retrieve Files Off Failing HDD, SSD, or SD Cards Using Free Tools

All of the drives we are using to store our precious photos and videos are not 100% reliable. Everybody should know that by now (and back everything …

Best Free Logo Design Tools That Will Effectively Save You Time And Money

Screenshot via SquareSpace Logo Design<p><b>It’s long been established</b> that creating a good logo design is imperative to a brand’s success and should …

This Incredible Flower Timelapse Took 3 Years and 8TB of Photos to Create

Filmmaker Jamie Scott made his name in the timelapse space with <i>Fall</i>, a Central Park timelapse of epic proportions that took 6 months of dedication to …

66 Life Lessons From Friedrich NIETZSCHE

LIFE LESSONS from my motivational life-coach– Friedrich Nietzsche:<p>1. The will to power is the will to live<p>Don’t cower under suffering. Rather, know …

Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

These Are the 10 Books Every Kid (From Babies to Tweens!) Should Read

If you haven't read these to (or with!) your kiddos, you need to.<p>What’s the surest route to a kid’s heart that doesn’t involve a Wi-Fi connection or …

4 Side Gigs You Can Start Today

When you really have things running right you will make money while you sleep.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that we’re shifting gears into a “gig-economy.” The typical 9-to-5 workday is slowly becoming a thing of the past as skilled freelancers are able …

Entrepreneurship

The killer kettbell workout for massive biceps and triceps

Per Bernal<p>Per Bernal<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Morphing arms as scrawny as pipe cleaners into straight-up pipes isn’t as easy as grasping a …

This CrossFit-Inspired Workout Is All About the Number 20

You can absolutely get a kick-ass, leave-you-breathless-on-the-floor, muscles-on-fire workout at home, and you don't need a ton of time either. This CrossFit-inspired workout can be done in about 15 minutes, and all you need is a pair of dumbbells and your own determination to push yourself hard …

The Film Industry and the Smiling Curve

167<p>89<p>23<p>15<p><b>“Pliny. Pliny. Look. There’s two things: Development and Distribution. Everything in between is just process.”</b><p>It was Supersphere CEO Lucas …

How the World's Smartest People Learn Things Faster

The surest sign of a genuine mastery of a topic is the ability to explain it simply to someone who knows nothing about it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a hard working entrepreneur you’re faced with a variety of challenges, each of which needs to be resolved to grow …

Richard Feynman

7 Useful Camera Tricks for Nikon Shooters

If you’re a Nikon shooter, listen up. Wildlife photographer and knowledgeable Nikon shooter Steve Perry has some really useful tips and tricks that …

6 Filmmaking Tips from Ben Wheatley

Make a high rise in the industry (or on your own) with this advice.<p>One of the most exciting filmmaking careers to watch right now is that of <b>Ben</b> …

10 Tips How to Make More Art

Dear friend,<p>I just learned something interesting today— to be a ‘poet’ means just to be a ‘maker.’<p>1. What is poetry?<p>So the etymology (the root of the …