John Javellana

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7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

10 Horrible Habits You're Doing Right Now That Are Draining Your Energy

For most people the biggest obstacle they face is themselves, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest ways that you can improve your daily productivity is to cut out habits that drain your motivation. They give …

Self-help

Kids who play video games are smarter: study

Kids who are good at video games tend to be more intelligent than those who just play outside, according to a new study.<p>Researchers have discovered a …

Here’s the Golden Ratio in Ansel Adams’ Photos

Artists have long used the golden ratio as a guide for creating aesthetically pleasing art, as it’s believed that the human brain is hardwired to …

Ansel Adams

10 Toxic Habits That You Should Get Rid Of Immediately

How video games stave off dementia

Playing a difficult game for the first time can feel like ‘stretching’ your brain, similar to exercising a muscle<p>Travellers stuck in traffic jams this bank holiday weekend, especially with children in tow, may resort to handheld video games when every I Spy answer has been guessed.<p>Luckily, playing …

Film is a Choice of Medium; Not a Hipster Aesthetic

In 2016, I’d like to think that film finally became a respected format again that lives as its own individual medium. For the most part, that’s true …

Cameras

Photographer Captures Women Giving Birth, Says Pictures May 'Open Minds' Since 'We Are Conditioned to Think It's Gross'

While photos of pregnant women and newborn babies have become commonplace, rarely is the actual process of giving birth captured and …

Does Sleeping More Make You Lose Weight? - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Harley Pasternak is a celebrity trainer and nutrition expert who has worked with stars from Halle Berry and Lady Gaga to Robert Pattinson and Robert</i> …

We just read 160 resumes. Here are 10 things you should not do.

Budding journalists, how many places have you applied to this week? Last night? Today? It's a slog. We sympathize with you because we've been there …

Employment

These Drone Photos of Istanbul are Vertigo-Inducing

Turkish photographer Aydın Büyüktaş uses Photoshop to make his city straddle dimensions.<p>Though we exist in three dimensions, we spend an inordinate amount of time looking at and into two-dimensional screens. There is an illusion of space and dimension within these frames, and yet there are entire …

How Destroying My New $1,600 Canon L Lens Made My Month

No. No. Please, no. A moment of terror for every photographer out there. I opened my photo bag, took out my camera to take a picture of the street …

This is the State of News Photography in 2015

What’s the current state of photojournalism, and where is the industry headed? That’s what a major survey recently attempted to answer, and the …

Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …

Feel Trapped? Do These 9 Things To Take Your Life Back

We’ve all got our enemies; people who take pleasure in causing us pain and misery. Sometimes, the development of an enemy is due to certain …

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

Consciousness

This is How People Lie About Their Lives on Instagram

Bangkok, Thailand-based photographer Chompoo Baritone recently created a clever series of images that pokes fun at how Instagram users often use …

Inside Bangladesh's Cheap Cigarette Factories

Two women remove dust from thrashed tobacco in a factory. Rangpur, February 2008.<br>Sayed Asif Mahmud<p>1 of 19<p>About a year after Sayed Asif Mahmud began …

South-east Asia

Thoughts on Canon’s 120MP DSLR: A Pixel Too Far?

Canon’s latest press release has confirmed some of the rumors that have been floating around the Internet for a while now; that it has decided the …

Syrian refugees: Which countries welcome them, which ones don't

<b>(CNN) —</b> The expanding Syrian refugee crisis highlights the differences among countries that welcome desperate migrants and those that don't.<p>Some 4.1 million Syrians are fleeing a homeland riven by more than four years of civil war. Some countries have taken in so many migrants it's caused a …

Syrian Refugees

7 Ingredients You Should Never Add to Smoothies

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Food

My Hobby: Messing with Nigerian 419 Scammers That Target Photographers

PetaPixel has written a number of times in the past about Nigerian 419 scammers targeting photographers and photography assistants. After spending …

10 Composition Tips for Better Photography

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kkd-rRIxvbM&w=700&showinfo=0&rel=0]<p>Check out this short video that highlights 10 composition tips with …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

9 National Parks Every American Should See

With over 400 national parks that cover 84 million acres, it is easy to see why the National Park System is a point of pride for Americans. Last year, the national park system tallied over 292 million recreational visitors and are on track to hit a higher number in 2015. But, with so many options – …

LeBron James-sponsored tweets valued at $140K, or $1K per character

Want to pay LeBron James to tweet out your product?<p>Expect to pay at about $140,000 and even then, the Cleveland Cavaliers forward is not likely to …

The village where men are banned

Photograph: Georgina Goodwin for the Observer<p>‘I heard of a women’s community from gossip in my old village’: Seita Lengima, 68.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/12/1439378797207/a0139b19-a47b-4df5-80ea-eed02c8c5983-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Georgina Goodwin for …

The workers catering to the Hamptons' super-rich: 'This is not paradise for me'

Every summer, the Hamptons becomes a billionaires’ playground. In the collection of historic towns and villages on the Atlantic Ocean where beachfront mansions change hands for more than a $100m (£64m), the streets are lined with designer boutiques and the roads are clogged bumper-to-bumper with …