Chris Shuker

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What Is Mindfulness and How Does It Work?

It is readily arguable that the single most significant development in mental health practice since the turn of the millennium has been the …

World Cup 2018 kits: Every home and away shirt rated - and your shock favourite revealed

The people have spoken. Thousands of you voted on our 2018 World Cup kit poll, which was published last week, and we can now reveal the jersey <b>YOU</b> …

Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs

This curated post is authored by Graphic Designer, Jacob CassThe post Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs appeared …

You look more powerful in photos when facing to the right — here's why

People look more powerful, athletes more elegant, and cars faster when they appear facing to the right.<p>This mind-blowing insight comes from Simone Schnall, director of the Cambridge Embodied Cognition and Emotion Lab, who described this trait, called spatial agency bias, for an Edge.com feature on …

The science behind how a digital camera works

While technology plays an integral part in our daily lives, many of us have little understanding of how the devices we use every day actually work.<p>In the video above we reveal how a digital camera works, creating an image by allowing light through the lens and using a sensor to covert the data into …

11 mind-blowing psychology findings that explain the baffling choices you make every day

Decades of psychological research suggest that people behave in ways that are mysterious and perplexing — even to themselves.<p>We sifted through the Quora thread, "What are some mind-blowing facts about social psychology?" and pulled out the most fascinating findings. (Some fall outside the realms of …

Photographer’s Review – iPad Pro

<b>Holy crap</b>. I caved. I really bought an iPad. Not just any iPad, the newest 9.7″ iPad Pro! I’m not new to the iPad world. I deal with them every day I …

Top 20+ Japan Street Photography Shots That Capture The Rarely Seen Side Of The Land Of The Rising Sun

Few places in the world are as alluring as Japan when it comes to street photography. The neon alleyways of Tokyo, Osaka, and other major cities …

This Mysterious Chip In The iPhone 7 Could Be Key To Apple's AI Push

It’s been more than a month since teardown shops like iFixit and Chipworks took apart and dissected Apple’s iPhone 7. The biggest surprise remains Apple’s decision to dual source its LTE modems from both Qualcomm and Intel.<p>But there was one little chip that has gone mostly unnoticed. Inside the …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Common Business Plan Mistakes - OLBlog

There are many elements that make a good business plan. It oftentakes time, patience and many revisions before you get it right.Unfortunately when …

Facebook's go-to management guide dispels a common myth about leaders and managers

According to the management philosophy that Facebook runs on, however, managers and leaders are indeed profoundly different — but both are necessary.<p>Facebook's VP of People, Lori Goler, told Business Insider that since joining the company in 2008 to head up its HR department, she began using it to …

Why Your Worst Employee Makes You the Best Manager

Your worst employee creates a number of learning opportunities that your best don't<p>I spent a lot of my early years as a boss congratulating myself on being a fantastic manager. That went on until I hired someone who had trouble getting to work at our client's site before 11am. He also failed to see …

Leadership

iPhone 7 display analysis shows record performance for color accuracy, brightness, screen reflectance & more

Apple made a point of noting that its new iPhone 7 display is its brightest iPhone display ever, and new in-depth analysis from DisplayMate shows it also breaks records in many other key areas making it one of the best performing displays it has ever tested.<p>The analysis found a record high contrast …

Introduction to Software for Magazine Design

If you are interested in publishing a magazine, the Magazine Software for Design infographic from Maghub is a good tool to help you get started. The …

Your brain hides memories of the things you hear while you’re asleep

But your brain will, turning their words over somewhere deep in your mind, far beneath the surface of what your conscious thoughts can access.<p>That's the lesson of a paper out of PSL Research University in Paris.<p>A pair of researchers had 22 French speakers, aged 20 to 28, perform a series of tasks …

Bad Customer Service Costs Businesses Billions Of Dollars

Businesses are losing $62 billion per year through poor customer service. That’s up $20 billion since 2013, just three years ago!<p>This shocking, even frightening, statistic comes to us from our friends at NewVoiceMedia, and they should know. They work with the customer support departments of …

Every Premier League club crest, ranked from worst to best

20. Bournemouth<p>What is this? It looks more like a Pantene advert than the crest of a Premier League football club. Also that header is only going to …

Soccer

What Your Logo’s Color Says About Your Company (Infographic)

Understanding the science behind color could increase the effectiveness of your company’s branding methods.<p>When it comes to identifying your brand, your logo is probably the first thing your customers will think of.<p>While honing the narrative and message behind your logo should of course be your …

Customers

Want to Double Your Employees' Loyalty? Science Says Provide These 3 Things

Engaged employees can increase your revenue and profits more than 200 percent. Here are the three things businesses can do to drive devotion.<p>Humans make relationships harder than they need to be. At our very core, we crave only three things (after food, shelter, and good Wi-Fi service):<p>To feel …

Employee Engagement

Depression Vs. Perfectly Hidden Depression: The Difference In The Diagnosis

Perhaps you, or someone you love, has taken The Beck Depression Inventory.<p>It's a very well-known questionnaire, that's often used to determine if someone meets the criteria for depression.<p>It's self-scored. It's easy to understand. It covers the mental, emotional and physical aspects of depression, …

Gary Vaynerchuk: All Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Traits

Without these five traits, you're going to struggle to succeed as a founder, Vaynerchuk warns.<p>If you want to become an entrepreneur, where do you start?<p>It's a sensible enough question to consider, but when a curious user asked essentially this of the community on question-and-answer site Quora, …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Get Started in Super 8mm Filmmaking? Watch This

Super 8 filmmaking, much like film in general, is enjoying something of a renaissance these days.<p>As Kodak’s President of Motion Picture Film Steve …

Much Ado About Managing Millennials

There is an abundance of data collected and hypotheses developed about how to manage millennials: the next generation of business people who are disrupting the way we do everything and are creating never-before-seen challenges. The idea that those born from 1980 to 2000 are a decidedly different …

The Surprisingly Subversive Typography Of Star Trek

With Star Trek Beyond now in theaters, it’s worth remembering how its logo once served as a political statement.<p>For over 50 years, the <i>Star Trek</i> franchise has been exploring fonts that boldly go where no typographer has gone before. In an excellent article on the typography of the Final Frontier, …

5 Ultimate Tips to Create a Logo Design

Designing a logo isn’t easy, it is not simply placing a name with an image in a respective shape. If you are wondering how to craft a logo, always …

86% Of Marketers Will Own The Customer Experience By 2020 – Here’s What You Need To Know

86% of marketers say they will own the end-to-end customer experience by 2020, meaning that they will become responsible for the entire customer …

Customer Experience

ChangeChecker reveal 5 rare coins that could be worth thousands

The Benjamin Britten 50p coin might not be worth a mint but there are some coins that turn up in your change which could be. We round up five you …

There are just SIX plots in every film, book and TV show ever made

There are just SIX plots in every film, book and TV show ever made: Researchers reveal the 'building blocks' of storytelling<p><b>Prior to this study it</b> …

19 Words You Should Never Say the First Time You Meet Someone

Some are tired. Some are overused. Some are hyperbolic. And some are insufferable.<p>Plenty of people use tired clichés, overblown superlatives, and breathless adjectives to describe themselves in social media profiles and marketing materials. Plenty of people write things about themselves they may …

Social Media Marketing

The 1970s “gay-cure” experiments written out of scientific history

Bob Heath's septal region love sparked iffy experiments for schizophrenia, homosexuality.<p>Not only a monster, but simply a bad scientist<p>For all the …