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Voices in Asian-Anglophone Fiction

This week in the <i>New Yorker</i> <b>Jane Hu</b> analyzes the “dispassionate first-person narrators” prominent in works by English-speaking Asian authors and …

Creative Writing

Learn the Basics of Using Lightroom to Adjust Shadows, Highlights, Exposure & More (VIDEO)

Adobe Lightroom is a powerful tool and for those of you new to the software here’s a tutorial illustrating how to use the adjustment brush to …

20 short books worthy of your whole weekend

No luck on your New Year’s resolution to read more? Pick up one of these short titles and you can call yourself well read by Monday morning<p><i>This</i> …

Books

Let Tom Hardy soothe you with the best bedtime story you've ever heard

International treasure Tom Hardy may be best known for his intense, often laconic characters in films like <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> and <i>The Revenant,</i> but the …

This story about Warren Buffett and his long-time pilot is an important lesson about what separates extraordinarily successful people from everyone else

Warren Buffett is the 3rd richest man in the world and he's considered to be the greatest investor to have ever lived.<p>But what's funny is that Buffett has achieved all of his success <b>NOT</b> by doing <b>MORE</b> than his peers… but by doing <b>LESS!</b><p>Seriously.<p>For example, Warren Buffett:<p>Reads most of the day;<br>• Keeps a …

Warren Buffett

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

Self-improvement

Tony Robbins: Want Success? Rewire Your Mind.

Producer, Host, Entrepreneur, Journalist, Author<p>Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>Tony Robbins is in the business of breakthroughs. He helps people achieve personal and professional breakthroughs with his wildly popular motivational seminars, his life strategy coaching to CEOs, U.S. Presidents …

Tony Robbins

Fast or Slow Twitch? | Find Out Your Type of Muscle Fibers

How much time have you spent in the gym trying out various <i>Get Huge</i> training programs made for everybody, but haven’t had the results you expected? …

Fitness

Warren Buffett and 26 Other Successful Leaders Share Their Best Piece of Advice for New Graduates

'Follow your passion' won't always cut it.<p>If clichés like "follow your passion," "give 110%," and "be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you, we've got some fresh takes on how to get a head start on your career.<p>From "don't work too hard" to "relax," here's some of the best--and oftentimes …

Self-improvement

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

Who better to take book advice from than a librarian?<p>In a recent blog post, the librarians of the New York Public Library revealed the books they're most thankful for.<p>The NYPL team rounded up the 19 books that made them laugh, cry, and everything in between. The list includes something for …

Books

A Portrait Revisited: 1986, 2006

<i>This project was singled out for distinction among the submissions to LensCulture Portrait Awards 2016 by juror Jim Casper. Each juror selected one photographer to be awarded a special $1,000 grant—discover why this one stood out.</i><p><b><br>Artist's Statement:</b><p>In 1986, I created a series of very direct studio …

The 25 Most Renowned Asian Movies in the West

Asian films have played an important role in the preferences of both Western audiences and filmmakers since the 1950s, when Akira Kurosawa’s films …

Akira Kurosawa

28 Days to Six-pack Abs Workout Program

Everyone is talking about it, and the number of transformation challenges is greater than ever before. If you’re up for the challenge, then we have …

Fitness

Can You Tell The Difference Between A $150 Camera Lens And A $15,000 One?

As any person with a bit of DSLR experience knows, the lens you use is as important as the camera, if not more so. But just how much does the average …

50 fresh, essential and free resources for your graphic design projects

When it comes to being a designer, you’ll always need to stock up on graphics, stock photography and fonts as well as rely on other helpful tools to …

Graphic Design

The 30 Best Japanese Live Action Movies Based on Manga

10. I am a hero (Shinsuke Sato, 2015)<p>The film is based on the homonymous manga series by Kengo Hanazawa.<p>Hideo is an assistant manga artist whose life …

Anime

The Transition workout program to shift between bulking up and leaning out

When you're bulking up during the winter, you traditionally take longer rest periods—usually around a minute between exercises—so your body can …

Exercise

Polaroid University is an Online Photography School Taught by Industry Pros

Polaroid is teaming up with professional photographers to launch Polaroid University, an online photography education program that provides a crash …

Liquid Media: Hawaii Design and Marketing

Our servers are hosted and maintained by Liquid Web. Hosting costs are billed anually at in the first week of the year, we like to keep it simple, …

Web Design

The Science Is Conclusive: Mobile Phones Cause Cancer

<i>By Ethan A. Huff, contributing writer to Natural News</i><p>They say there’s only two things constant in this life: death and taxes. But a third viable …

Cancer

[1404.1207] Spontaneous creation of the universe from nothing

Abstract: An interesting idea is that the universe could be spontaneously created from nothing, but no rigorous proof has been given. In this paper, …

Physics

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the movies you …

The 30 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

With Oscar season just around the corner (literally -- we can see it peeking out, all gilded and glittery and begging for attention), we thought we'd run down 10 more of the best movies of 2014. (For those of you playing along at home, this is our third such rundown in three such quarters.)<p>This is …

Finalists Of The 2014 Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Competition

No wonder these pictures made the cut to the final level of the most incredible competition held on the field of wildlife photography. Every picture …

Nature

Video Tutorial: How to Create Clean, Flawless Photoshop Actions

Photoshop actions can be a critical resource in any photographer’s workflow. Turning otherwise monotonous tasks into an autonomous utility, actions …

How I Photograph the Milky Way in the Light-Polluted Skies of Singapore

When it comes to photographing the elusive Milky Way in one of the most light-polluted major cities like Singapore, timing is critical. Most of the …