Janet Beeston

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Here's why your brain is a time machine and why we're different from other animals

Our lives seem controlled – even constrained – by time. But unlike other animals, humans can revisit the past and have visions of the future, as …

There are 75 men for every woman in parts of China, and it's making men aggressive and depressed

By 2020, there is estimated to be an excess of 20 million men of 'marriageable age' across China.<p>Selective abortion of female foetuses and migration …

You Can Make Pork & Beans from Scratch in 30 Minutes

Place the bacon in a 12-inch cast iron skillet over medium heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until the fat begins to render out, about 5 minutes. …

Cast Iron Skillet

2 Simple Hacks That Will Take Your Pasta to the Next Level

When I sat down with the man behind the captivating series Mad Genius Tips, Justin Chapple, deputy editor in <b>Food and Wine</b>'s test kitchen and food-hack extraordinaire, I knew I was in for a treat. Justin literally wrote the book on food hacks: <b>Mad Genius Tips: Over 90 Expert Hacks and 100 Delicious</b> …

15 Reasons You're Not Getting Results In The Gym

Not giving it your all at the gymYou're not even there in spirit. You might show up and execute all sets and reps, but you're doing it without any …

Workouts

ISO Explained for Beginner Photographers

For beginning photographers, one of the hardest parts of learning photography is figuring out all those exposure settings.You know...aperture, …

Shutter Speed

The 13 best fat-burning outdoor sports and fitness activities

Are you looking to get in a solid sweat session without confining yourself to the gym like you did all winter? Lacking motivation to run circles …

Fitness

15 ways to improve your workout motivation

Whether starting a new program or suffering a slump thanks to a weight loss or muscle-building plateau or plain old boredom, finding your workout …

Weight Loss

Camera Settings for Concert Photography Beginners

This guide is intended for concert photography beginners. If you have a DSLR camera and are interested in how to control your camera settings to take …

The Dark Room

Expat photographer illustrates the nature of depression in surreal gloom.

Cape Town

This Animation is a Simple Lesson on Aperture in Photography

If you’re just starting out in photography (or know someone who is), here’s a simple 5-minute animation that provides a crash course on the subject …

A Place You Thought Only Existed In Your Imagination

Chic Treehouses in a Gorgeous Setting<p>If you’ve ever imagined a lush green forest setting stocked full with cute little treehouses, then I hate to …

Here's What You Should Be Eating at Every Stage of Your Menstrual Cycle

Every woman experiences changes in her sex drive, not just during her life but throughout every month with hormonal highs and lows. According Alisi …

100 Photography Tips by Eric Kim

Don’t compare your photos to anybody else (but yourself)<p>When in doubt, take a step closer.<p>Shoot from the gut in the streets; edit with your brain at …

5 Ways to Slow Down and Be Happy

When we are in hurry and try to get things done quickly, we realize that there is hardly any joy in what we do. It becomes only a means to an end …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

An Incredible Look at a Monkey Being Born

Geladas typically give birth in total seclusion. Here's how one photographer got a rare image of a monkey in labor.<p>How do you capture a rare, remarkable moment that's over in the blink of an eye? Photographer Jeff Kerby found himself with an unbelievable frame while on assignment for <i>National</i> …

Photography

7 Essential Morning Rituals of Happy People

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move forward sometimes. From having a full-time job, to working on your relationships with your loved ones, …

Bosjes Chapel in South Africa features a sculptural, undulating roof

The striking chapel has glazed walls that frame mountain and orchard views<p>This striking chapel by London-based firm Steyn Studio and local TV3 Architects is located on the Bosjes Farm in the Witzenberg Municipality in the Western Cape Province in South Africa. It features a white, sculptural cast …

These Rare Examples of Early Photography in China Captured a Disappearing World

Caption from Stephan Lowentheil Collection. This striking portrait shows a Chinese actress and an actor in elaborate cos<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Courtesy of the …

These 10 Foods Affect Your Risk of Heart Disease the Most

Just 10 foods account for nearly half of all heart disease deaths in the U.S., researchers reported Tuesday.<p>If people ate less salt and meat and ate more nuts, fruits and vegetables, they could greatly lower their own risk of heart disease, the researchers at Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition …

Holistic Medicine

Beyond Burgers: 14 Easy Ground Beef Recipes

If I buy ground beef, nine times out of ten it's because I'm making hamburgers. There's nothing wrong with that, but recently I've been wanting to mix things up a little bit. Fortunately, I can always trust the Serious Eats recipe archives to get me out of a culinary rut. There's a whole world of …

The Latest Solution For Cleaning Up Oil Spills? It's A Sponge

But you won’t find this in your average kitchen.<p>Oil spills are catastrophic for marine environments, especially if they’re not cleaned up quickly. That can be difficult when a spill occurs in the middle of the ocean and crews can’t reach the area until hours after the oil has started to spread and …

10 Stretches That Will Make You Feel Like a New Person

Getting a massage every week sounds amazing — if we could only afford it. Fortunately, there are stretches you can do at home to loosen up all your …

Yoga

4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

I'm A Nutritionist. Here's Why I Don't Believe In "Everything In Moderation"

I’m sure you've often heard the phrase “everything in moderation," especially in the context of nutrition or health advice.<p>In truth, it’s become an …

Nutrition

4 Lower Body Exercises You Can Do in Front of Your TV

Strengthen your lower half while still getting in your Netflix binge thanks to these exercises.<p>Drop it like it’s hot? How about drop it like a <i>squat</i>? …

A Simple Guide to the ‘Desaturated Urban Look’ in Lightroom

The ‘desaturated urban look’ is incredibly popular these days, especially among rooftoppers and other city photographers who want to give their …

6 bodyweight moves to burn off the weekend

Perform all five exercises as a circuit, resting only once you have completed one set of each.<p>01<p>Bodyweight squat<p><b>Sets:</b> 5 / <b>Reps:</b> 10 / <b>Rest:</b> 0<p>Stand with …

Workouts

Zaha Hadid's Most Iconic Buildings

As the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, Zaha Hadid arguably did as much as any of her forebears to pave the way for women in architecture. But even this will not be her most enduring legacy: With her sudden death Thursday morning, she leaves behind a host of landmark structures …