Donna Swenson

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This article will make you want to wash your hands

The Edwardians used repulsive images of flies on food, faeces and vomit to raise awareness of how the insects spread killer diseases. The campaign saved many lives. Could disgust be used to promote better hygiene today?<p>In the Victorian summer, before motor transport, British cities were thick with …

Hung Up

The most powerful 10 second toning tip you've never heard of!

Here’s a colour toning tip I picked up from Barrington Russell last year and I still use it to this day! What if I told you that within just 10 …

A robot's first day at work gives us an adorable glimpse into the future

TEDx is known for offering a glimpse into the future of technology, and the TEDx Sydney event was no exception.<p>A robot usher, complete with Intel …

6 Multitasking Strength Training Moves You Need To Try

No matter how jam-packed your summer schedule may be, you're never too busy to take care of yourself -- <i>especially</i> when the method you choose takes half the time of your typical running route or boot camp class.<p>Latoya Julce, a New York City-based personal trainer who also teaches cycling and cardio …

Workouts

How to Create Faux Fog in Photoshop in 4 Easy Steps

While I strongly prefer adding creative touches to my photos with physical tricks and effects — such as using dry ice for fog — sometimes I do need …

Tutorials

Crappy Gear, Amazing Photos: Using An Old Canon PowerShot to Capture Dreamy Landscapes

I didn’t really get into photography until my son was born. Like most new parents, one of the first things I did was go out and buy a camera so I …

22 Egg Recipes to Kickstart Your Morning

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are a staple of my diet, and while I eat plenty for lunch and dinner, they're still most often seen on my breakfast table. Versatile, affordable, with a nice dose of protein to kick off your day, it's no wonder that eggs …

Cooking

A Practical Guide to Creating Superresolution Photos with Photoshop

We’ve seen it in plenty of thriller/crime solver TV shows and movies: upon reviewing some grainy and very low-resolution surveillance footage, …

UCLA superbug outbreak: Why the medical scope used is hard to disinfect

The medical device implicated in the superbug outbreak at<p>UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Centerhas a reputation for being tough to disinfect, largely due to its unique design, doctors say.<p>The device in question -- a duodenoscope -- is used to diagnose and treat problems of the ducts that carry bile …

Public Health

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

Cauliflower is back - and you'd better try it roasted

If ever a vegetable were ripe for reappraisal it is surely the good old-fashioned cauli. So roast it, sear it, sauté and crush it...<p>Only four years ago <b>I wrote a pleading piece about cauliflower</b>. I was worried about it. Sales were plummeting, growers were despairing, purple sprouting broccoli and …

These Are the 10 Best Apps for People Who Commute

Putting in an honest day’s work can be challenging enough, so commuting shouldn’t make it any harder. But between freak snow storms, soul-crushing …

Apps

Why animals eat psychoactive plants

Thousands of people were streaming in to a ten-day festival in September where they were planning — after a long burst of hard work — to find some …

Sigmund Freud

A Runner’s Strength Workout That Can Be Done Anywhere

Out of town or short on time? Squeeze in this power-building routine.<p><i>I travel quite a bit for work, and I’m able to get in my runs. But I’d love to figure out a convenient way to get in regular strength training. Do you have any ideas for runners on the road? Thank you! ~Linda</i><p>Kudos to your …

Workouts

3 Lightroom Tweaks to Get Your Landscape Photographs to Sing

Although originally developed as a image management tool, Adobe’s Lightroom has evolved into a powerful post production application. For many …

Inside Elon Musk’s $1.4 billion score

<b>By Peter Elkind</b><p>Photos by Winni Wintermeyer for Fortune<p>November 14, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT<p><b>The crazy, real-life story of how the CEO of electric-car maker</b> …

Tesla

Google's Larry Page: The most ambitious CEO in the universe

There’s a joke about Larry Page that’s been making the rounds at Google X, the “moon shot” factory where Google is developing self-driving cars, …