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Here’s How to Capture Sharp Long-Exposure Photos with Tips from a Pro Travel Shooter (VIDEO)

Long-exposure photography at night can be very challenging, especially if you want to capture sharp images. And while we all know that using a tripod …

Landscape Photography

Science Says Your Sleep Position Can Have A Huge Effect On What Dreams You Have

The way you position your body while you're sleeping may have far-reaching implications beyond a crick in the neck when you wake up. Your sleep …

Sleep

7 Strategies You Can Use to Improve Your Memory

Want to remember more of what's important? Use these strategies to improve your memory.<p>Chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International, Speaker and Author<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy breaks down seven simple …

Entrepreneurship

Full CPP benefits are a tough goal to reach

Annual Canada Pension Plan retirement benefits will total a maximum $13,610.04 for 2018 – nothing flashy, but still significant.<p>Unfortunately, few will get it. In 2016, roughly 6 per cent of CPP retirement-benefit recipients received the maximum, data from Employment and Social Development Canada …

Retirement

Adult ADHD: One man’s isolating journey to get help

Jordan Vanderkuyl felt alone and isolated. He was teaching English in Seoul, South Korea, when he felt his attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder …

Mental Health

New CRISPR tools can detect infections like HPV, dengue, and Zika

Meet SHERLOCK and DETECTR<p>Scientists are harnessing the same technology behind the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR to develop cheap devices that can quickly diagnose infections. These systems, described in new research, have the potential to revolutionize how we detect and respond to viruses like …

Genetics

How Virtual Reality Affects Actual Reality

The technology helps quarterbacks learn plays, first responders recover from PTSD, and everyone get a grip on climate change.<p>Since tech wizard Jaron Lanier made virtual reality popular in the 1990s, many claims have been made about its transformative power. Most of these have proved to be hype and …

Virtual Reality

‘I could hear things, and I could feel terrible pain’: when anaesthesia fails

Anaesthesia remains a mysterious and inexact science – and thousands of patients still wake up on the operating table every year. By Kate Cole-Adams<p>When Rachel Benmayor was admitted to hospital, eight and a half months pregnant, in 1990, her blood pressure had been alarmingly high and her doctor …

Henry David Thoreau

8 Sure Habits of Exceptionally Happy People

Try any of these to increase your happiness levels at home or at work.<p>Chances are you landed here looking for practical, real-life advice to get you on track toward living a more positive and fulfilling life. Well, good news. Here are eight ways to do it, with most of them solidly grounded in …

Happiness

Alcohol 'more damaging to brain health than marijuana'

With marijuana legalization on the rise, an increasing number of studies are exploring the drug's potential harms and benefits. However, a new study …

Cannabis

Warren Buffett Says Integrity Is the Most Important Trait to Hire For. Ask These 12 Questions to Find It

It's what holds all three together or everything crumbles.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has lived by a set of awe-inspiring values and principles that has led to unbelievable success.<p>So whenever he imparts his wisdom, you want to tune in. As it relates to …

Leadership

Jeremy Clarkson Reviewed The Tesla Model X With A Team Of Six Lawyers

Tesla has come a long way since it sued <i>Top Gear</i> over Jeremy Clarkson’s review of the Tesla Roadster in 2011. After swearing off Teslas for years, …

Jeremy Clarkson

'Time-traveller from 2030' PASSES lie detector test over whether his future predictions are true

A man who claims he is from the year 2030 - and has revealed a number of predictions for the future - has undergone a lie detector test and …

Frankfurt Motor Show

5 incredible ways to use your smartphone's camera you never knew until now

Unless you’re a serious photographer, you probably don’t carry a digital camera anymore. There’s no need: A typical smartphone comes with at least one camera, and lenses are sharper and more dynamic than ever. Even pro photojournalists often turn to their Samsung Galaxy, and entire feature films …

Google Translate

Why snoring is a health concern and what you can do about it

It's the stuff of cartoonish comedy. Entire houses rumbling as some character snores so violently that other sleep accommodations are being sought by …

Sleep

Here's why 100 qubit quantum computers could change everything

At 100 qubits a single quantum computer processor would, theoretically, be more powerful than all the supercomputers on the planet combined. We may be closer to that milestone than you think and the world isn’t ready.<p>Quantum computers are spooky devices that don’t follow the normal rules of …

Quantum Computing

Here's How Drinking Hot Tea Could Increase Your Risk of Cancer

Smoking cigarettes and drinking too much alcohol both raise your risk for developing esophageal cancer, which affects the tube connecting the throat …

Cancer

How to Shoot Photos Everyday

Dear friend,I’m currently the most prolific I’ve ever been in photography– shooting hundreds of photographs a day of just random stuff. I feel …

Street Photography

Artificial intelligence is going to supercharge surveillance

What happens when digital eyes get the brains to match?<p>We usually think of surveillance cameras as digital eyes, watching over us or watching out for us, depending on your view. But really, they’re more like portholes: useful only when someone is looking through them. Sometimes that means a human …

Artificial Intelligence

CRISPR gene editing may have just become a whole lot more accurate

CRISPR gene editing is an enormously exciting area for molecular biologists, opening up new opportunities when it comes to editing DNA to fight back …

Genetics

Neuroscientists have followed a thought as it moves through the brain

A study using epilepsy patients undergoing surgery has given neuroscientists an opportunity to track in unprecedented detail the movement of a …

The Brain

Coffee may come with a cancer warning in California

<b>(CNN) —</b> California coffee shops may soon be forced to warn customers about a possible cancer risk linked to their morning jolt of java.<p>The state keeps a list of chemicals it considers possible causes of cancer, and one of them, acrylamide, is created when coffee beans are roasted.<p>A lawsuit first …

Coffee

Your letters: Extreme wealth imbalance will be disastrous for all

<b>Wealth wake-up call, Editorial, Jan. 23</b><p>The Oxfam International report, “Reward Work, Not Wealth,” is much more than a wake-up call. It is more like …

Economics

Google Maps may soon let users add or remove places they have visited

• The new 9.70 beta release of Google Maps adds a feature that lets users manually add locations they have visited to their timeline.<br>• The new version also lets users remove any place they may have travelled to in the app’s timeline.<br>• These addition will likely be added to the non-beta Google Maps app in …

Google Maps

The Startling Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer's

A high-carb diet, and the attendant high blood sugar, are associated with cognitive decline.<p>In recent years, Alzheimer’s disease has occasionally been referred to as “type 3” diabetes, though that moniker doesn’t make much sense. After all, though they share a problem with insulin, type 1 diabetes …

Diabetes

Most unhappy people are unhappy for the exact same reason

We’d all like to be a little happier.<p>The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically predisposed to see the world through rose-colored glasses, while others have a generally negative outlook. Bad things happen, to us and in the world. …

Happiness

Non-awkward ways to meet people on the road

Arguably the biggest anxiety for the first-time traveller is the thought of being lonely – visions of cold evenings curled around a flickering bedside lamp sobbing into a dog-eared copy of <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> as a soundtrack of general debauchery from the downstairs party reverberates through the …

Travel

How to make your living room look lighter, brighter and bigger

Plan to perfection to create the living room of your dreams.<p><b>Creating a great living space is a case of being clear about your objectives before you</b> …

Limiting dietary fat could help prevent prostate cancer’s fatal metastatic progression

A team from the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has been studying the mechanisms behind the metastatic progression of …