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Yoga Poses to Prevent Back Pain By Improving Flexibility

This series of four poses was designed in collaboration with Back Pain Expert Anne Asher to prevent back pain by improving basic spinal flexibility, …

How Instagram Star Jessamyn Stanley Is Defying Yoga Stereotypes

She's proving you don't need to be "a slender, white, traditionally educated, and affluent woman" to practice yoga.<p>Let’s talk about girl crushes. I …

Yoga
Wall Street

Simple Ways to Be More Grateful Every Day

If there's one thing I want to do it's help others be more grateful; I attempt to operate from a place of gratitude with everyday, despite setbacks or successes. I believe that to be grateful is to access the greatest joy in life. Here's how I know:<p><b>Why You Should Want To Be Grateful:</b><p>I'm a cancer …

Happiness

Walk on the Wild Side: 13 Crosswalk Illusions & Interventions

[ By Steph in Art & Street Art & Graffiti. ]Optical illusions that seem to produce real 3D speed bumps on a flat street may enhance safety by …

Urbanism

Chicago's getting over 40,000 square feet of new street art in May

Columbia College's new street art festival, Wabash Arts Corridor Big Walls, is set to drastically change the look and feel of the South Loop. The …

The Best Printers, Ink, and Paper for Photographers

Cover photo by Meesri Apichart<p>Eric Stowell is responsible for content and merchandising for LD Products where he researches and writes about the …

I Took a Naked Yoga Class and I've Never Felt Better About Myself

Yeah, totally naked, coed yoga.<p>Before last week, I'd never wondered if I needed a Brazilian wax before a workout.<p>I've never showered immediately before a workout either, but you want to be prepared before you do downward dog naked in a room full of strangers, no?<p>I didn't have any expectations for …

Positive Thinking

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, …

Creativity

NFL Photographer Shoots Game with iPhone 6S Plus

This past weekend, <i>GottaBeMobile</i> sent sports photographer Andrew Weber to the Sunday Night Football game between the Denver Broncos and the Detroit …

Photography

3 tips to extend your lifespan from the world’s oldest yoga teacher

At 97, Westchester-based yogi Tao Porchon-Lynch is the oldest yoga teacher, according to Guinness World Records.<p>Two weeks ago, the nonagenarian released her memoir “Dancing Light: The Spiritual Side of Being Through the Eyes of a Modern Yoga Master,” which chronicles her incredible life as a model, …

Yoga

6 Things to Avoid for Better Street Photos

The ever-increasing interest in street photography basically guarantees that readers will never have difficulty finding articles on the topic. Most …

Street Photography in China

For the past 29 years I’ve been traveling to China for my day job as an industrial designer to manage the ramp-up of new products manufactured in …

The Ricoh GR: London & Scotland by Justin Press

Ricoh

‘Artsy Nudes’: Photography Students Recreate Famous Nudes from Art History (NSFW)

For photographer, <i>VICE</i> Photo Editor, and educator Matthew Leifheit, borrowing, duplicating, and reinterpreting the work of artists who came before is …

Intimate and Vulnerable Portraits of Famous Porn Stars

New York-based photographer Roger Kisby describes the Adult Video News Awards as “the Oscars of porn.” In addition to the ceremony itself, which …

Las Vegas

Ways of Seeing: On the Streets or from Your Kitchen Window - Photographs by Hajime Inomata | LensCulture

Some photographers can wander city streets and find beauty in the most unlikely places. Their eyes are trained to see patterns of shadow, light, texture and odd juxtapositions. Their equipment is just a tool — whether it is a high-end film camera, and expensive digital SLR, or a convenient …

Photography

"Reverse Graffiti" Technique is a Dam Good Idea

Sometimes you can make dirt beautiful by only washing part of it off<p>The UK's Green Street Media agency practices spraypaint-free, "eco-friendly" …

Streetwear

Shooting the Stanley Cup Finals with Photojournalist Dirk Shadd

Here’s a 2-minute behind-the-scenes video by Monica Herndon that shows how photojournalist Dirk Shadd of the <i>Tampa Bay Times</i> photographs the Tampa Bay …

Ice Hockey

Pictures That Tell Stories: The Street Photography of Jack Simon

Jack Simon has worked as a psychiatrist for four decades. Ten years ago, he began a personal journey in photography, and these days he rarely goes …

The New Science on the Health Benefits of Yoga

<i>By: Cristina Goyanes</i><p>There were no signs that a heart attack was imminent. Dilip Sarkar was not overweight. Nor did he have high blood pressure or high blood sugar. In fact, the 51-year-old vascular surgeon from Virginia swears he had never been sick a day in his life. But in 2001, Sarkar found …

Yoga

25 things I've learned in 9 years of simplifying my life

For almost 9 years now, I've been learning to live a simple life.<p>A life uncluttered by most of the things people fill their lives with, and left with space for what really matters.<p>A life that isn't constant busy-ness and rushing, but contemplation and creation, connection with people I love and …

Minimalism

Mixing Graffiti With Trees

5Pointz Graffiti Artists Sue Developers in Long Island City

Artists from demolished graffiti mecca 5Pointz file a lawsuit against the building’s owner for whitewashing their historic murals.<p>In June, nine artists from 5Pointz, the collective based out of the Long Island City warehouse once hailed as a global graffiti mecca, announced their lawsuit against …

Streetwear

Photographer Shaves Off Half His Beard and Fills the Other Half with Tiny Objects

São Paolo-based photographer Adriano Alarcon has a thick beard, even though it is just half of a whole, and that’s exactly what makes his facial hair …

Pictures of the Week 6.26.15

San Juan

A Story of Hope and Beauty on the Mississippi Delta

For New York City-based photographer Magdalena Sole, visiting the Mississippi Delta for the first time was like returning to a home she never knew …

Black History

Releases App Helps You Manage Model and Property Releases on Your iPhone

There are a number of easy-to-use model release form apps out there already, but Snapwire wants to do better. The photo marketplace has launched its …

Apps

Why This Photographer Thinks You Should Watermark Your Photographs

The majority of photographers don’t like watermarking their images. Why mar the perfect balance of your picture with a distracting logo, right? …

Tutorials