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Eating certain raw fruits and vegetables has been linked to better mental health

Raw fruits and vegetables may play a role in improving mental health, according to a new study by the University of Otago.<p>Researchers have found that …

Mental Health

EverCam home security camera boasts full year battery life

"When we started this project, we wanted to tackle everything that's wrong with current security services including building a total wireless camera …

Home Invasion

Should You Shoot with Flash or No Flash? Two Pros Go Head-to-Head to Find Out (VIDEO)

It’s one of the eternal debates in photography: which is better, shooting with a flash or with just natural light? Two professional photographers who …

Natural Light

Definition of Shutter Speed in Photography - Case Studies & Cheat Sheet

Shutter speed is part of the exposure triangle along with aperture and ISO. Shutter speed doesn’t only control the exposure but also lets the …

Shutter Speed

What words should you never say when being interviewed for a job?

Here are a few that are considered “red flag words” by interviewers. Avoid these because these words don’t do you any favors. I’ve listed …

Employment

5 Common Camera Setting Mistakes New Photographers Make

Whether you’ve just purchased your first DSLR or have been shooting for a while and would like to start using your camera’s manual settings, you …

Shutter Speed

3 Stocks That Feel Like Microsoft in 1986

Microsoft created tens of thousands of millionaires after going public. Can these three stocks do the same?<p><b>Microsoft Corporation</b> (NASDAQ:MSFT) has …

Biotechnology

15 Amazing Photos That Will Show You How Controlling Light Can Result in Unique Shots

Photography, in the simplest of terms, is about capturing light in your camera. It is therefore important to know and understand light to be able to …

Photography

This Photographer Deleted His Social Media with 1.5 Million Followers

Professional landscape photographer Dave Morrow had thriving social media accounts with over 1.5 million followers. Last year, he decided to delete …

Social Media

Best Buy’s CEO says he uses 5 criteria to decide whether someone’s a leader

Best Buy’s CEO has five criteria to determine whether someone is a leader.<p>“I’ve spelled out the five ‘be’s of leadership,” CEO and chairman Hubert …

Leadership

Stephen Hawking's 5 Predictions About the Future

He's left us with some heavy advice.<p>Visionary physicist Stephen Hawking died early Wednesday at the age of 76. An intellectual leader in the study of …

Singularity

Why You Should Never Put These 3 Words on Your LinkedIn Profile

Putting this on your profile is a big no-no. Here's why.<p>While LinkedIn is a social-media tool, it's not like the others. LinkedIn is your personal website for your career. You are a business-of-one that must sell its services to employers over the course of your career. Having a strong LinkedIn …

Employment

9 Things I Learned In Therapy That I Actually Use Every Day

This is like my mental health toolkit.<p>"Do I???" I said, second-guessing everything before I made the leap to a new city. But it's been almost two years since that last session — and she was right. Whenever I find myself feeling anxious, I recall a tip or mantra from our sessions that calms me down. …

PlayStation 4 : The Ultimate Guide

Some of us have been PlayStation fans from day one, but this most recent generation of Sony's infamous game console has really turned heads. The …

Arizona Girl on Horseback Denied Drive-Thru Service at Starbucks

An Arizona teen who tried to ride her horse through a drive-thru in the Phoenix-area recently said she was denied service.<p>Aspen Cline had seen …

10 Cheap, Under The Radar Travel Ideas You Can Actually Afford

We've all been shamed by statistics for not taking advantage of our vacation days. What do numbers know about living expenses anyways? Saving money …

Loneliness

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

The 50 Most Beautiful Views in the World

Even seasoned travelers will tell you that sometimes, they need to take a step back and drink it all in. Thankfully, the world is filled with …

This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …

Scientists detect signal from ‘cosmic dawn,’ when stars first lit up the universe

For the first time, scientists have detected a signal from “cosmic dawn” — the moment when the universe's earliest stars emerged.<p>The signal, reported Wednesday in the journal Nature, is little more than a blip in the radio echo of that ancient era, as difficult to detect as the wingbeat of a …

Universe

9 chefs revealed their favorite jarred pasta sauces

No matter how prolific you are in the kitchen, experiencing weeknight dinner burnout is inevitable, especially if you're having an especially draining week. Forget toying around with that last recipe in your meal kit or attempting the fancily plated salmon dinner you've been fantasizing about …

Italian Food

How to tell if you're asking a stupid question

A common cliché I often hear leaders say is, “Feel free to speak up! Remember, there are no stupid questions.”<p>I can think of a time when that statement was true. My second-grade teacher would remind us of this to build our confidence with adults, who at that time could be a bit scary to us. But in …

Self-improvement

Veil is private browsing for the ultra-paranoid

If you’re worried about someone finding out what you’re pointing your browser at, there are plenty of options for keeping it secret, with varying levels of difficulty and effectiveness. Veil takes things further than perhaps any other anonymous browsing method by masking the page you’re viewing not …

Privacy

These Slow Cooker Chili Recipes Are So Easy, They Practically Make Themselves

1<p>Slow-Cooker Butternut Squash, Chickpea and Harissa Chili<p>This is the type of chili you'll start to crave on chilly nights. It's sweet, smoky, and …

Cooking

How Pilots Use the Seat Belt Sign to Send Secret Messages to Cabin Crew

Every flight is an opportunity to crack secret aviation codes.<p>Astute passengers will notice black triangle stickers located over select seats in the …

Capture One vs Lightroom: How Each Approaches RAW Images

For decades, Adobe has maintained a prominent position within the photographic industry and it often provides the easiest entry point for …

The real reason today's children are so unhappy

What is wrong with our children today? A recent report by the Children’s Commissioner found the number of young children seeing psychiatrists has risen by a third amid what was described as an “epidemic of anxiety”. This followed a study published in October in the BMJ that found self-harm among …

Incredible 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page and Sink Into the Ground

Hungarian anamorphic artist Sandor Vamos creates incredible trick-of-the-eye 3D drawings that seem to jump from the page. With an integral understanding of angles and a knack for perspective, Vamos uses clever shading, line work, and perspectives to create his hand-drawn 3D optical illusions. From …

Scientists Have Found a New, Healthier Way to Cook Broccoli

But who has the time for this?<p>Lately, broccoli has been gaining a reputation as an excellent vegetable due to its high levels of a particularly …