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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 …

The End of the Universe as We Know It

What if the world around us is just a shadow of reality? Imagine, for example, that you wake up one cold winter morning and look out your window to find that the view is completely obscured by beautiful ice crystals, forming strange patterns on the glass. You might see something like the image …

4 apps for couples you and your partner need to try right now

Technology has become a huge way for people to meet each other, and the majority of singles say they've joined a dating app at some point. But what about apps for couples? Where does technology fit in for those of us already in relationships? As it turns out, there are plenty of options for us …

A Therapist Explains How To *Really* Listen To Another Human Being

Let’s face it: Most people aren’t good listeners. In fact, most people — including your best friend who truly loves you to the moon and back — are <i>terrible</i> listeners. But it’s not their fault. No one (well, very few people) are out here trying to ignore your important thoughts and problems. They …

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 …

Two college students prove overdosing on caffeine is possible

From our friends at<p>While a lot of us joke about being addicted to our morning brew, two college students who overdosed on caffeine might be laying …

Having a Dark Sense of Humor Might Just Mean You're Really Smart

Joke's on everyone else.<p>Do you laugh at jokes about death, disease, and destruction? Do people sometimes get a little quiet and maybe even offended at your twisted humor? Take pity on them, because they just might not be as smart as you. New research suggests that people who love dark, sick jokes …

Jokes

10 Dating Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

When I talk to introverted men about how they feel about meeting and dating beautiful women, here’s what most of them tell me:<p>They tell me they feel …

Is the Banking Industry Facing a Talent Crisis?

Benjamin Quinlan, chief executive officer and managing partner at Quinlan and Associates, discusses his company's report on the banking industry and …

Fire Emblem Heroes brings the tactical RPG to Android and iOS

Summon heroes from throughout the Fire Emblem franchise<p>Nintendo will bring <i>Fire Emblem Heroes</i>, a brand-new story in the tactical role-playing game franchise, to smart devices, the company announced during a Nintendo Direct livestream presentation today.<p>The game will come to Google Play and the Apple …

12 people describe exactly what it feels like when someone doesn't love you back

Love is one of those magical things in life we just can’t quite put into words. Falling in love with someone and having them love you back in the …

Marie Kondo: How to clear out sentimental clutter

The very personal stuff in our homes is the hardest to lose but unless it ‘sparks joy in your heart’, says Marie Kondo, you should get rid of it. Here she tells us seven ways to effectively deal with the detritus of family life<p>Even if you’re good at clearing the clutter out of your home, the …

Minimalism

12 Things Every 'Type A' Person Wants You To Know

Robert Frost once said, "The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office." He certainly wasn't thinking about Type A people when he said that. They barrel into the office like they're racing for a pot of gold, …

Emotional Intelligence

15 Ways to Tell if Someone Likes You without Asking Them

Post Views: 1,887<p>So how can you tell if someone likes you? Well, you just have to watch out for a few of these signs.<p><b>#1 Attraction.</b> Even in a group …

Relationships

Salmon in U.S. May Be Infected With Japanese Tapeworm, Study Says

A Japanese tapeworm may be contaminating raw salmon in the U.S., a new study has found.<p>The broad tapeworm, Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense, has been …

Once You Learn These 8 Hard Truths About Life, You'll Become Much Stronger

Life is many things. Life is beautiful and miraculous, and it’s wonderful. But there is one thing life isn’t: easy. There are times when this is more …

Motivation

How a computer sees history after "reading" 35 million news stories

So far, humans have relied on the written word to record what we know as history. When artificial intelligence researchers ran billions of those …

Happy Couples Have These 6 Things in Common—Do You?

I've always been staunchly against the idea that you should change yourself to please someone else, but I'll admit that this year my perspective …

This Airline Is Selling $0 Tickets To Dubai, Cape Town And Seychelles

The "Treasure Hunt" lasts only an hour, so GET ON IT NOW!<p>Searching for cheap airfare is a daunting task, but one airline is giving travelers some irresistible motivation.<p>Qatar Airways is in the middle of its Travel Festival sale, offering half off the price of international flights from the U.S. …

Cape Town

11 Dating Challenges To Try If You're So Over Being Single

Sometimes being single feels like a blessing because getting into a relationship is the last thing you want or need. But other times, you're …

28 Secrets For Shopping Online That Will Blow Your Mind

All the tips and tricks you need to get the best deals during your next online shopping spree.

Dating apps have turned us into a generation of private detectives

“Would you think it was weird if I said I’d found your articles?” asked the man I’d been talking to on Tinder for one day.<p>“It genuinely sounds quite …

Life Advice That Will Make You A Better Man In 2018

You might think being a better man is all about making things bigger. Bigger arms, bigger bank account, bigger… yeah. But what if we told you that …

How to up your online dating game—and find a good girl

The greatest invention in romance since condoms, dating apps are pure efficiency: thousands of women, no long profiles to read, no grammar mistakes …

A dating expert reveals an interesting trick for more successful relationships

Dating expert Andrea Syrtash, author of "He's Just Not Your Type (And That's a Good Thing): How to Find Love Where You Least Expect It," explains why dating your type is a mistake.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook<p><i>Follow dating expert Andrea Syrtash on Twitter (@AndreaSyrtash) or on her Facebook page.</i>

The do’s and don’ts of crafting the perfect online dating profile

If you’ve lost that log-in feeling, fear not! We’re here to help you bag love at first (web)site.<p>Dating sites expect a 37 percent hike in activity on …

84 Questions To Ask On A First Date

Modern day dating is tricky. Perhaps, more of a challenge today than ever in history.<p>Why, with so many dating apps making it easier to meet people, has it become increasingly difficult?<p>I believe that because it has become so easy to find, talk to, and meet up with someone, there is little risk …

8 Date Conversation Topics for When You've Run Into an Awkward Silence

Look, getting to know someone can be intimidating, and even when both people are perfectly interesting and the chemistry is there, it's hard to know the right conversation topics to bring up with a stranger. You might be hesitant to ask something <i>too</i> personal when you're just getting to know …

Relationships

This Is Why Finding 'The One' Feels Harder Than Ever Before

We now know what happens in the brain when you first meet someone new.<p>Two small factories that lie behind your forehead leap into action.<p>One brain region tries to decide if this person is physically attractive enough to be an acceptable partner in your bed.<p>The second brain region tries to establish …