Kim Szczygielski

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Astronomers just turned on a planet-size telescope to take a picture of a black hole

Every image you’ve seen of a black hole is an illustration. A giant “virtual” telescope may change that.<p>The closest astronomers have come to directly “seeing” a black hole happened last year, when the LIGO observatory detected the spacetime-warping gravitational waves radiating from a pair of black …

I prefer my photos RAW: The Best RAW camera apps for shooting with the iPhone!

What are the best RAW camera apps available for my iPhone?While a lot of people are super content to simply load up their Camera app and snap a …

How to Use an Ancient Photo Trick to Create Surreal Digital Photos

I recently rediscovered an old photography technique that allows you to add surreal color to photos that show movement in the frame. The technique …

7 Habits That Will Significantly Enhance Your Day

Socrates once said, “The soul, like the body, accepts by practice whatever habit one wishes it to contact.” You are what you put energy into. If you focus on developing good daily habits, it can lead to a more positive and fulfilling life. But when you’re lost in the hustle and bustle of the world, …

Your Partner Might Not Be "the One" Until You Can Talk About These 6 Things Freely

We know that communication is key when it comes to a successful relationship. But there are just certain topics you must be able to discuss before you can know you've found the One.<p>"True intimacy requires openness and transparency," explains psychotherapist and relationship expert Toni Coleman. "In …

23 Romantic Love Quotes That Instantly Make You Think of Someone Special

Though it may seem like the language of love is slowly getting killed by texting, all you need is a few reminders that romance is still out there. We looked to Instagram to find beautiful love quotes that will make your heart swell. You might recognize a few or discover your newest favorite, but …

Unbreakable Rules Everyone Should Follow in a Relationship

While we love to love love, it’s important to note that being in a committed relationship can be difficult, sometimes. One thing is for certain; romantic partnerships don’t come with a handbook. (Although we wish they did!) Don’t worry — that’s where we come in with our top relationship rules …

Déjà vu Is a Neurological Phenomenon Scientists Claim

Have you ever experienced déjà vu? If so, you are among the 60-70% of the population who has. The majority of those who report déjà vu are between …

7 Differences Between A Healthy Relationship And A Toxic One

Your partner should complement your life, not complete it.<p>You feel like a better version of yourself when you’re in a healthy, mature relationship. …

Sephora's 14 Best Selling Hair Products of 2016

Pull out your credit cards stat. We've 14 of Sephora’s best selling hair products that do what they say—and much, much more.

What It Feels Like To Have Anxiety And Depression At The Same Time

<i>YourTango writer Rebecca Jane Stokes shares what it feels like to have both anxiety and depression.</i><p>Anxiety and depression are two mental illnesses …

Consciousness Is Not The Voice In Your Head

I’ve been pondering a fascinating theory first published by Julian Jaynes in his 1976 book <i>The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the</i> …

Not Just a State of Mind: Scientists Locate the Physical Source of Depression in the Brain

One in Ten<p>Depression is a mental illness many people still dismiss as a matter of mindset. An international team of researchers from UK’s University …

This 23-Minute Morning Ritual Will Transform Your Whole Day

How cool is science? Now you can set yourself up every morning for an awesome day by doing these simple activities.<p>When I learned of Harvard-trained happiness researcher Shawn Achor's recommendations for training your brain to be more positive, I admit, I did a little eye-roll. I mean, watching …

Stanford psychiatrists developed a test to help see if you'll respond to antidepressants

A group of researchers from Stanford has created a tool that could help make that decision much easier. It's a two-part test that they say could one day help predict — with striking accuracy — if someone with depression will respond to antidepressants.<p>That's a huge development.<p>Millions of people …

Daily Meditation: The Temple

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today’s meditation features a passage from the Rigveda, an ancient Indian collection of Sanskrit hymns …

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10 Of The Most Common Symptoms Of Anxiety

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Is Incomplete — There’s a Final, Forgotten Stage

<b>Nichol Bradford:</b> Many people think that Maslow’s hierarchy of needs stopped with self-actualization. And that’s not actually true. He had another …

Singularity University

Viral Video Tries To Show What It’s Like Inside The Mind Of Someone With Depression

<b>Wentworth Miller creates video showing what it’s like inside the mind of someone living with depression</b><p>It’s hard for people to understand what it’s …

Here's How to Ask Your Partner for What You Want — and Get It

Without getting labeled as a nag.<p>The truth is, many of us are poor advocates for ourselves. We ask our partner for things in a way that makes sure we won't get the things we want. Sometimes, we make our question a thinly veiled criticism about what the other person did not do right, and other …

45 Things I Have Learned From Photography

<b>Over the last couple years I have been taking notes on my phone of various thoughts on what I feel have learned from my time in photography. Hard to</b> …

Landscape Photography

I've become much less stressed thanks to a simple lesson from a meditation app loved by Wall Streeters and Olympic athletes

For the past eight months, I've been using the guided-meditation app Headspace every day, and it's had a noticeably positive effect on my mood.<p>I first heard about Headspace late last year on Tim Ferriss' podcast. Its proponents include Wall Streeters, Olympic athletes, and celebrity executives like …

Get Perfect Product Shots With An $8 IKEA Table

Caleb Pike is back with another DIY video, this time creating a super cheap product photography setup. It's clever, well thought out, and the results …

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These Paintings Are So Surreal That You’ll Need To Look At These Twice - SHOWOFFCLUB

A picture speaks a thousand words. But art which depicts a thousand emotions is rare to come by. French artist Ciryl Rolando, known by his alias …

Art

The Only 4 Habits You Need For True, Enduring Happiness (According To Science)

Positive psychology is part of the newest wave of psychology. Instead of focusing on why so many people suffer from depression, what causes anxiety, …

Happiness

What It Means To Love Someone With Depression And Anxiety

Lasting love has no boundaries or limitations. It seeks no reward for thriving in the imperfect nature of humanity, that which makes all of our personal connections so vastly unique. Real love triumphs over the most dangerous of evils; those that exist inside each and every one of us.<p>The …