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5 reasons why anxiety is so difficult to cope with (and what you can do about it)

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>If we aren’t careful, we can makes things worse. Here are some effective ways to keep your emotions under control<p>Melanie Greenberg<p>December 1, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>Have you ever had a friend or family member tell you to “just get over it” when you felt sad or worried? If getting rid …

Mindfulness

This is How Far Canon DSLRs Have Come in the Past 17 Years

Want to see how the great-grandfather of Canon DSLRs compares to the company’s latest and greatest camera? Photographer Jim Goldstein got his hands …

Here's What It's Like to Be Divorced in Your Twenties

"We married in the winter, and our relationship began falling apart in the spring."<p>Judging by the statistics, it's getting harder and harder for people to find their soul mates: the percentage of married households in the US is lower than it's ever been and people are waiting longer to tie the …

The most affordable places to travel to next year, according to Lonely Planet

Included in the series is a list of the best-value destinations for 2016, which pinpoints the top destinations where visitors can have high-quality travel experiences without breaking the bank.<p>From the pristine beaches of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast to the renowned vineyards of Galicia, Spain, …

I paid $300 for a $60K round-the-world adventure

Think it’s impossible to shell out just a few hundred bucks to fly around the globe — in mega-pampered first-class seats, no less? It’s not.<p>Sam …

14 ghostly photos of famous Egyptian landmarks with no tourists

Tourists have traveled to Egypt's ancient pyramids and historic monuments for centuries.<p>But tourism has dropped rapidly in recent years, as violent conflicts following the 2011 revolution have been particularly successful in scaring off travelers.<p>According to a recent Reuters article, 9.9 million …

Cairo

Is this the end of marriage?

When Nadiya Hussain introduced her final, competition-winning showstopper to the <i>Great British Bake Off</i>judges – a tiered lemon drizzle wedding cake decorated with her own nuptial jewellery and material from a red, white and blue sari – she explained that because she and her husband of a decade, …

LGBTQI

The 46 Best Stoner Memes On The Internet

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New Line Cinema

Clever ‘Double-faced’ Portraits Use Simple Drawings to Distort Perception

<i>Double-faced</i> is as fascinating as it is disconcerting, a juxtaposition of curiosity and unease in each strange portrait. Originally attempting to …

Photography Opens Eyes—and Changes Laws - Interview with Vlad Sokhin | LensCulture

<i>Panos (and Blink) member Vlad Sokhin describes himself as a human rights photographer. A recent recipient of the Humanity Photo Award for a series of stories from Papua New Guinea, Sokhin is determined to bring about change through his photography. His work on violence against women on the island</i> …

Papua New Guinea

This Guy Has Been Taking Pictures with Celebrities for Over 25 Years

Australian photographer Richard Simpkin isn’t exactly a celebrity, but you could be tricked into thinking so if you look at his personal photo album. …

Pictures of the Week 10.22.15

Mexico

Photographer Chronicles the Lives of Punks Squatting in Leeds

For <i>Edge of Living</i>, United Kingdom-based photographer Ricky Adam chronicles the ins and outs of daily life for a tight-knit group of young punks …

Post - Photographs and text by Marta Zgierska | LensCulture

<i>Marta Zgierska is one of the 50 best emerging photographers for 2015, as voted by the eight-member international jury for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2015. Here is her winning entry and artist’s statement. View her profile to learn more about her and to see more of her great work.</i><p>In …

Time I

What It’s Like to Shoot a Concert on Stage at London’s O2 Arena

Earlier this year, music photographer Adam Elmakias shot one of the biggest shows he has ever covered: a performance by the American pop punk band …

Astronomers Unveil a 46-Gigapixel Photo of the Milky Way That Took 5 Years to Make

Last year, NASA released a 20-gigapixel photo of the Milky Way that was made up of over 2 million infrared photos. Back in January, NASA published a …

8 Reasons why you should buy a Leica M8

on 26 May, 2015 at 15:59<p>It seems like a lifetime ago, but it’s slightly less than 10 years ago that Leica produced their first digital rangefinder …

Instagram’s New Boomerang App Helps Capture and Share 1-Second Loops of Life

Instagram has launched a new app called Boomerang that lets you share your life with extremely short looping animations. The app shoots 5 still …

Paris after dark

They don’t call it the City of Light because of how it looks in the daytime. From gilded cocktail lounges to late-night museums, the French capital …

This moody 1953 animation of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’ was the first X-rated cartoon

I first read Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” during library class at the local Catholic school I attended in Edinburgh. I was about nine or …

'Extraordinary Tales' animates 5 Poe stories in extraordinary ways

In the modest but often visually striking "Extraordinary Tales," Spanish animator Raul Garcia uses imaginative designs, computer animation that suggests other media and an impressive array of voice actors to present five short films based on stories by<p>Edgar Allan Poe.<p>The segments are linked by a …

Animation

29 Times Melbourne Took Street Art To The Next Level

That's it. I'm moving to Melbourne.

Creative Commons

Amazing American Civil War photos turned into glorious color

Color photography may not have been widely used until the 1930s, but that hasn't stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past. On the Colorized History Subreddit, Redditors use photo manipulation to add color to historical black-and-white images.<p>Two of the most prolific …

Five Lies Depression Told Me

<i>Ten years ago, TWLOHA came into existence as a story that invited people to speak and to be heard, to seek help and to help others, and to live this</i> …

Sarah Silverman’s ‘I Smile Back’ Shines Light on Mental Illness, Addiction

Wednesday’s Los Angeles premiere of Broad Green Pictures’ “I Smile Back” was very light-hearted as <b>Sarah Silverman</b> made the audience laugh before the …

Let's Talk About Sex and Depression

Photo by A is for Angle via Creative Commons.<p>Imagine for a moment that I took away your ability to enjoy sex. It’s just gone. Now in order to get it …

Mental Health

Sarah Silverman Just Perfectly Described What Depression Feels Like

Comedian Sarah Silverman portrays a woman suffering from depression in upcoming film "I Smile Back," and having suffered from the mental health issue …

Can You Really Become Addicted to a Drug After Just One Hit?

The idea that one toke on a crack pipe destroys your life is popular, but it contradicts what we know about brain chemistry.<p>You know the story. The one that says some drugs are so enjoyable, so insidious, that just one try will get you hooked. And you'd be forgiven for believing this as the media …

The 9 most underrated cities in Europe

Plus, there's something enchanting about setting out to discover a little corner of Europe that isn't on everyone else's itinerary.<p>With that in mind, we've nominated nine European cities that have big-time appeal but small-time crowds.