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The Paradox of Information: More Data Is Making Us Dumber

It’s been said that more data has been created in the past couple of years than in all of history. We’re now immersed in more facts and figures than …

Ben Carson

8 Clear Signs of a Successful Life That Have Nothing to Do With Money or Fame

If you're not careful you can end up chasing the wrong goals for the wrong reasons.<p>Oftentimes peoples goals are associated with making money or achieving a high level of status.<p>While there's nothing wrong with wanting either of the above, you can be lead astray by chasing after them.<p>If money and …

Motivation

The Surprising Truth About Modern Hook-Ups

Over the past decade, the media have published breathless—and often ominous—reports of young adults engaging in “hook-ups,” a supposedly new type of …

Relationships

Street Photography: 50 Ways to Capture Better Shots of Ordinary Life

Selfie with my first printed book!Dear streettogs,I am excited to announce that I (finally) published my first paper-back book: “<b>Street Photography:</b> …

Street Photography

Listen to Your Parents! (It’s Good for Them)

Members of the newly grey-haired set benefit from giving advice.<p>After rejecting their parents’ values wholeheartedly as teenagers, many young adults …

Donald Trump

3 Things Your Voice Tells the World About You

When Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote that “the human voice is the organ of the soul,” he didn't have the good fortune of scientific studies on which …

Psychology

Revenge of the Introvert

After ten years as a psychologist practicing psychodynamic psychotherapy, I reclined on the couch of my own analyst feeling burdened by my chosen …

Psychology

​21st Century Street Photography: 250 New Examples - Selection and text by Jim Casper | LensCulture

“All the world’s a stage”<i><br>—William Shakespeare, As You Like It</i><p><b><br>The Possibilities of Street Photography</b><p>Photographers have played with and explored street photography since the beginning of photography itself — capturing anonymous moments of beauty, grace, absurdity, sorrow, delight, outrage, and …

11 Best Lines Steve Jobs Used in an Interview

The Apple co-founder's insights will make you question everything.<p>For anyone seeking inspiration, motivation, or perspective, you just can't do better than Steve Jobs. Though he died relatively young and built both his fame and his fortune from making consumer electronics, Jobs casts a very long …

The Secret Danger of Hiring Creative People

Recent research finds that if your company holds up creativity as a rare trait, creative employees may become entitled and become more likely to engage in unethical behavior.<p>Creativity is a coveted commodity in the business world. But creativity comes with a price, even aside from the high salaries …

Creativity

Practice Random Acts of Kindness

Downtown LA, 2015Ugh, I just woke up and haven’t had my espresso yet (fortunately it is being made right now).Anyways— I wanted to share an idea that …

Street Photography

Live a Life of Leisure

East Lansing, 2013 #cindyprojectDear friend, life is brutally short; live a life of leisure.I don’t mean to say suddenly quit your job, but to enjoy …

Street Photography

7 Reasons Psychologists Never Give You a Straight Answer

When people ask me what I do at a social gathering, I usually don’t say I’m a psychologist. First, because people sometimes respond with …

Psychology

Do You Want People to Understand You? Stop Doing This.

We’re taught almost as soon as we speak our first words to end our sentences with a firm and clear “period” or downward intonation. When we want …

Psychology

The Avoidance of Unhappiness

The Mission, SF. 2015Dear friend,I wanted to share some ideas with you on my mind; one of them being on happiness.I want to be happy (just like you)— …

Street Photography

Why Nature is Good for Our Brains

Gardening, hiking, bird watching, or just walking outdoors not only makes us feel better, it may keep our brains healthier.<p>We know the benefits of …

Medical Journals

Instagram Star Quits, Reveals How Photos Are Edited, Contrived, and Paid For

<b>Update</b>: O’Neil has apparently deleted all of her social media content, including the video and photos that were originally in this post.<p>18-year-old …

19 tricks stores use to make you spend more money

From supermarkets to department stores, retailers employ clever techniques designed to get you to spend more.<p>Stores are carefully engineered, and every aspect of the design has a highly specific purpose — from the background music to the interior wall color.<p>To become more of a savvy shopper — and …

Personal Finance

Why some of us don't have one true calling | Emilie Wapnick

YouTube

Is another human living inside you?

You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year.</i> <i>Browse the full list.</i><p><i>-</i><p>Once …

Brain imaging study reveals music listening habits hold clues about mental health

Brain imaging reveals how neural responses to different types of music really affect the emotion regulation of persons. The study proves that …

Brain Imaging

Photographer Publishing the World’s First Instagram Novel Over 9 Months

Photographer Rachel Hulin got quite a bit of attention a few years ago for <i>Flying Henry</i>, a series of Photoshopped photos showing Hulin’s son flying …

Don’t Be a Slave

<i>Read as a Google Doc (feel free to suggest edits), or download and print out the PDF.</i><p>—<p>I am a slave. I am a slave to others’ opinions of me. I am a …

Street Photography

How Traveling Made Me Unpopular

They say "you win some, you lose some", right? Well, I'm not entirely sure who "they" are, but I'd have to say I agree with them. Especially when it comes to friendships and traveling.<p>I'm not saying I was insanely popular before I started traveling, or that I have 0 friends now (side note: ask Siri …

Why Lower-Stress Management Leads to Higher Productivity

Overtly, most of us say we dislike stress. But often we unconsciously hold on to it, thinking: <i>This is the way real leaders act</i>.<p>Stress and I have had …

Employment

The lesson you never got taught in school: how to learn!

A paper published in <i>Psychological Science in the Public Interest</i> <i></i>evaluated ten techniques for improving learning, ranging from mnemonics to …

Elderly People Look At Their Younger Reflections In This Beautiful Photo Series By Tom Hussey

‘Reflections of The Past’ is an award-winning photo series by commercial advertising photographer Tom Hussey. The photographs show an elderly person …

The Masked Monkeys of Indonesia

A monkey tears off a rubber baby doll head it is being trained to wear at Kampung Cipinang Besar, also known as "monkey<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Ed Wray<p>1 of 16<p>Ed …

Linda Wisdom – Inspiring Contemporary Street Photographer from London

A very inspiring photographer from London, meet Linda Wisdom who started doing street photography few years ago. Having deeply inspired from some of …

When Your "Inner Child" Hijacks Your Adult Relationships

We all have an "inner child," a term therapists use to refer to that part of your identity that is free, spontaneous, and creative and also …

Relationships