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The way you see color depends on what language you speak

The human eye can physically perceive millions of colors. But we don’t all recognise these colors in the same way.<p>Some people can’t see differences in colors—so called color blindness—due to a defect or absence of the cells in the retina that are sensitive to high levels of light: the cones. But …

Language

Why You Should Delete Your Instagram

I recently stumbled upon an extremely thought-provoking talk by Jaron Lanier, describing social media as a ‘Behavior Modification Empire‘. This is …

Street Photography

Unforgettable Winning Images of the 2018 World Press Photo Contest

The 61st World Press Photo Contest has recently announced the winning image of their 2018 competition. Since 1955, the organization has recognized the best in international photojournalism, and their selections are always incredible; they are often hard to look at for very long, as the scenes …

South America

Fun-Loving Photographer Takes Tiny Figurines On Big Adventures

Brazilian photographer Renan Viana proves that even small outings can turn into big adventures. With nothing more than his camera, a handful of tiny toy figurines, and a wild imagination, Viana magically transforms his local surroundings into larger-than-life scenery.<p>As part his ongoing project …

Photography

Want to read world literature? Try the 13 books on the Man Booker International Prize longlist

The shortlist will be announced on April 12, 2018.<p>The Man Booker International Prize currently recognises the best in translated fiction in English …

Books

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

These Photographs Have Just Been Revealed as The Best in the World

Flying Fishing Nets, 2018 | © Yen Sin Wong, Malaysia, Shortlist, Open Travel and Winner, Malaysia National Award, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

How to protect your Facebook privacy – or delete yourself completely

If the revelations that Cambridge Analytica acquired the records of 50 million Facebook users has you wondering how to protect your own personal information, you may already have discovered the maze of privacy settings the social networking site offers.<p>First, the good news: the feature that allowed …

Apps

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

If You Want to Diminish Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 32 Delicious Dinners

If you're one of those people who tend to carry weight in their belly, you can do something about it! While hundreds of crunches aren't exactly the answer, what you put in your mouth is. Certain foods are proven to diminish belly fat, like whole grains, MUFAs like avocado, nuts, seeds, and olive …

Healthy Eating

29 Simple Ways You Can Prevent Cancer

Photo: Shutterstock<p>Cut out sugary drinks<p>Not only do <b>sugary drinks</b> contribute to obesity and diabetes, they may also increase your risk of endometrial …

Pilot's spectacular photos taken from an airplane cockpit

<b>(CNN) —</b> Purple lightning, psychedelic sunsets, glowing clouds and swirling Northern Lights -- when it comes to crazily beautiful natural phenomena, airplane pilots have a front row seat.<p>For the rest of us wanting a glimpse of what life is like in the cockpit 30,000 feet above the planet, there are …

Landscape Photography

Every Netflix Original Movie Ranked From Best To Worst

From the sublime to the Ridiculous 6<p>Netflix has revolutionised the way we watch TV and films and it's fast establishing itself as a major distributor and producer of movie content. As well as licensing films to stream, Netflix also produces and buys movies which they badge 'Netflix original', like …

Entertainment

Free: Download 10,000+ Master Drawings from The Morgan Library & Museum’s Online Collection

It’s hard for the casual browser to know where to begin with a collection as vast as the master drawings belonging to the Morgan Library & Museum.<p>The …

9 High-Protein, Low-Carb Recipes That You'll Want to Devour

Restricting yourself when it comes to what you eat can be challenging, but what about when you’re looking for high-protein, low-carb recipes? The …

Photo Basics: Watch This Crash Course on Using Your Camera’s Manual Mode for Better Photos (VIDEO)

You’ve probably heard someone boast that, “You’re not a real photographer until you switch your camera’s mode dial from Auto” to Manual.” While we …

Best Post Workout Foods: Build Muscle and Recover Faster | Men’s Health

Photograph courtesy of Getty Images<p>3<p>Ricotta Cheese<p>As little as 9 grams of dairy protein may be enough to kick-start the muscle-building process, according to research in the <i>Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition</i>.<p>For the study, a group of healthy men chugged either a milk-based …

21 Most Beautiful Villages in the UK

Britain is home to some of the most charming, heart-melting villages in the world. With quaint pubs, idyllic stone cottages, […]21 Most Beautiful …

European Travel

25+ Satirical Illustrations By The Realist That Will Make You Think

Asaf Hanuka is a talented Tel Aviv-based artist who became well known on the internet due to his often satirical auto-biographical webcomics.<p>The …

Satire

Get Your Protein Game in Check With These 25 Healthy Breakfast Recipes

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and there's no denying the truth in that. Not only is eating a quality breakfast key for priming your energy levels for the day, but it's also a golden opportunity to get your protein in. And fortunately for you, there are plenty of …

Pictures Show How Modern Life Is Altering the Natural World

Edward Burtynsky photographs changing landscapes—each one an imprint of human ambition.<p>Since sometime between 4,000 and 5,000 years ago, an era generally known as the Bronze Age, humans have been remarkably adept at identifying precious resources and ripping them from the Earth.<p>For a while, working …

19 Keto Lunches That Will Help You Stick to Your Resolutions

It’s probably not surprising that the vast majority of New Year’s resolutions have something to do with food and diet. It could be ditching gluten or …

Cooking

The 14 Most Popular Healthy Recipes on Pinterest in 2017

2017 was another big one for healthy eating. Trendy foods like turmeric and aquafaba (aka chickpea juice) got a ton of attention. A bunch of …

Healthy Eating

Stomach Bloating: How to Relieve Your Tight, Round Belly

Feeling bloated? You're not alone. Abdominal bloating and gas are among the most common digestive complaints that doctors hear from patients.<p>Belly …

​​You Won't Be Asking For Another Ab Workout After You Do This One | Men’s Health

<b>Directions:</b> Perform the exercises below in the order listed for 30 seconds. Rest for 30 seconds between exercises. During each rest period, perform five pushups.<p>Situps<br>• Pushup position hold<br>• V-sit kickout<br>• V-sit hold<br>• Leg raise<br>• Leg raise hold<br>• Feet to hands<br>• Pushup position hold<p>That's one round. Perform this …

Watch At the Museum, MoMA’s 8-Part Documentary on What it Takes to Run a World-Class Museum

If you've ever visited the Museum of Modern Art — and probably even if you haven't — you'll have a sense that the place doesn't exactly run itself. …

Art

17 Lower-Carb Meals For Busy Weeknights That Actually Look Delicious

Recipes that will make eating fewer carbs a beautiful thing.<p>Keep in mind that <b>you should always</b> check with your doctor before starting a new diet or nutrition plan. (That's especially true if you have diabetes; not all these recipes may be right for you.) Alright, it's time to dig in!<p>All nutritional …

An Introduction to Creative Portrait Techniques

Half the fun of shooting portraits is the veritable multitude of ways you can use photographic techniques and creative ideas to represent a person. …

Photography