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10 top-paying jobs you can do part time — or from home

If your company eliminated its telecommuting or flextime program, would you look elsewhere or brave the daily commute? Some workers, especially …

The Planche Rock to Pushup Will Carve Up Some Superhuman Abs

Take your core strength to the next level with this combo<p>A classic planche is that almost superhuman exercise you will often see breakdancers or gymnasts perform, where the entire body is held off the ground (almost perfectly horizontal) with just the hands in contact with the floor.<p>It's a true …

75 Mobile Games You Should Be Playing Right Now

Xenoraid<p>You may think you've played shoot em' up games like <i>Xenoraid</i> before, piloting a spacecraft through oncoming waves of enemies. But Xenoraid …

Exploding Kittens

I quickly lose interest in my sexual partners. Is it because I watch too much​ ​porn?

I have been watching pornography since I was 12 and enjoy extreme fantasies, but I worry it’s the reason why I can’t sustain any sexual relationship<p><b>I am a 26-year-old female with a healthy sexual appetite. I began watching pornography when I was 12 and increasingly got into more intense types, such</b> …

How to smile without looking like a creep, according to scientists

Researchers have tried to isolate the traits of a winning grin.<p>How much teeth should you show when you smile? How wide should your grin be, and what if it’s crooked? Using a variety of computer-animated faces, researchers from the University of Minnesota have done their best to isolate the traits …

Spot the Flaw in a Politician's Argument With This Guide to Logical Fallacies

Humans are biased. We remember things that confirm our beliefs more than things that don’t. And every day, we’re presented with new information and …

How to Cut Back on Playing Video Games

As you get older and assume more responsibility in your life, your gaming time might need to adjust. It doesn’t have to be game over, but if gaming …

World of Warcraft

Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera

Make every day Nature Photography Day!<p><i>National Geographic</i> photographer Jim Richardson is responsible for some of the best photography advice ever given: “If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” Nature is full of interesting stuff, and, thanks to …

How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram to Get Perfect Exposures Every Time (VIDEO)

How often do you use your camera’s histogram while out shooting? If the answer is “never,” you’re ignoring a powerful tool that can help you get …

Pacemakers have thousands of vulnerabilities hackers can exploit, study finds

There are a lot of devices that don’t need to be connected to the internet. Toasters don’t need to be connected to the internet. Neither do juicers, door locks, or rectal thermometers. Pacemakers were around for at least 40 years before someone got the bright idea to expose them to the information …

Information Systems

Hackers publish private photos from cosmetic surgery clinic

Criminal group that broke into servers of Lithuanian clinic demands bitcoin ransom payments from clients after releasing 25,000 pictures<p>Hackers have published more than 25,000 private photos, including nude pictures, and other personal data from patients of a Lithuanian cosmeticsurgery clinic, …

9 Photoshop Retouching Techniques That Every Serious Photographer Should Know (VIDEO)

Image-editing expert Nathan Dodsen doesn’t mess around when it comes to Photoshop, and in the detailed video below he provides a comprehensive …

Tutorials

10 Tips and Tricks for Shooting Night Portraits with Off-Camera Flash

Portrait photographer Francisco Hernandez is back with a really useful tutorial on night portraits. If you’d like to start shooting some night …

How to Fight Cancer (When Cancer Fights Back)

Understanding how the disease evolves is the key to stopping it.<p>In early 2014, Laura Brealey was visiting her daughters in Singapore when she slipped on a marble floor and cracked her hip. She had it replaced, but in the process, the surgeons noticed that her breathing sounded odd, and told her to …

Cancer

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the metering modes on your camera

Metering modes allow a camera to determine how much light there is in any given scene, and how much there should be. However, the way the modes …

Understanding the Rule of Thirds

If you're a beginning photographer, there's a good chance that you have at least some familiarity with the rule of thirds.After all, it's probably …

Landscape Photography

The Science Behind Louis C.K.'s Love Of Naps

Louis C.K. likes naps. In fact, he told Jimmy Fallon that napping is his “favorite thing to do in the whole wide world.” On Thursday night’s <i>Tonight Show</i>, Louis C.K. declared that napping is better than sex, because “a nap is always 100% successful” and “there’s never mixed results with a nap,” as …

Sleep

4 Fantastic Portrait Tutorials: Tips & Tricks for Better Photos

Learning to photograph people is a rite of passage for any photographer. When it comes to portrait photography, there’s so much to consider: …

Photography

The Exposure Triangle: Making Sense of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO

How important is exposure in photography? What are the components of exposure? What is the “Exposure Triangle”? These are the questions I will …

I Learned to Take Better Photos By Digging Into My Camera's Exposure Settings

GIF<p>I shoved my phone in my husband’s face to show him a picture I’d taken of the New York skyline. “It’s good, right?” I asked, way too proud of …

The Crazy, Amazing Life Of Immigrant Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla was one of America’s greatest inventors and carries a mystique unlike any other immigrant to the United States. Before he became the name of a car company and a character in modern science fiction novels, Nikola Tesla immigrated to the United States and turned into an inventor …

Engineering

Opinion: Ben Carlson: My 12 favorite (and free) websites for investing information and tools

A great thing about the internet is that it’s opened barriers to information.<p>Investors can now become more informed than ever before if they know …

When you’re depressed, make something

Depression doesn’t discriminate. Everyone is a potential target for it, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, geographical location, or income. We are all subject to its grasp, and remember, it’s not the same thing as sadness.<p>Sadness is when you feel down because things aren’t going your way. …

Marvin Gaye

When Evidence Says No, but Doctors Say Yes

Long after research contradicts common medical practices, patients continue to demand them and physicians continue to deliver. The result is an epidemic of unnecessary and unhelpful treatments.<p>First, listen to the story with the happy ending: At 61, the executive was in excellent health. His blood …

Medicine

Can we trust the Rorschach test?

To its critics, it is dangerous pseudoscience. To its supporters, it offers unique insights. What is the future of this controversial psychological test?<p>Victor Norris had reached the final round in his application for a job working with young children, but he still had to undergo a psychological …

Adidas Acapulco

LinkPenny loafer skate shoes? Surprisingly, Adidas’ new slip-on looks crazy good. The Acapulco has a full-grain leather upper adorned with the …

Shoes

Total recall: the people who never forget

An extremely rare condition may transform our understanding of memory<p>If you ask Jill Price to remember any day of her life, she can come up with an answer in a heartbeat. What was she doing on 29 August 1980? “It was a Friday, I went to Palm Springs with my friends, twins, Nina and Michelle, and …

The Brain

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Fire Emblem Heroes'

It’s been a while since I cared enough about a mobile game to really dive into it, not since <i>Pokémon GO</i>, in fact, and once again it’s Nintendo that has caught my eye with <i>Fire Emblem Heroes</i>.<p>Despite not being a fan of either <i>Fire Emblem</i> or gacha games, I’ve found myself playing <i>Heroes</i> quite a bit, and …

Pokémon Go

11 Jaw-Dropping Examples of Portrait Photography

When you think of what makes a portrait visually impactful, what comes to mind?For me, I’d have to say it’s how the shot is framed.I know that might …

Landscape Photography

The 10 Sexiest Movies About Adultery

Cheating is bad. Hooking up with someone else, other than your significant other, is wrong and immoral… and also SO hot sometimes. We’re not …