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5 Films Photographers Must Watch

To make better photos and composition, study great cinema! Why cinema? Photographers should study cinema because it will spark our imagination! We …

4 Cups a Day: 4 Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking That Much Coffee

Two cups aren't enough, says science.<p>Coffee doesn’t have the best reputation as a healthy beverage, despite several studies that suggest the …

Why Lisbon is the world's greatest city for people watching

<b>Lynda Bailey wins £250 for her account of time spent watching passers-by from her Lisbon balcony.</b><p>It’s dusk. A man closes the shutters on the window in front of me. He is perhaps 10 yards away across the cobbled Lisbon street, but our eyes don’t meet. I am invisible on this balcony. But then I look …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Want to stay slim? Up your flavonoid intake

No doubt you've heard that eating more fruits and vegetables can help you manage body weight. The fibre and water in produce adds bulk to meals, filling you up with fewer calories.<p>According to a new study from Britain, though, there's an even more powerful ingredient in fruits and vegetables that …

Nutrition

7 simple ways to turn your home into an oasis of calm

When we get home after a long day of work, the last thing we want is to feel like we're surrounded by chaos. The home is a place where we unwind and …

The Top Architecture Résumé/CV Designs

A few months ago we put out a call for the best architecture résumé/CV designs. Between ArchDaily and ArchDaily Brasil we received over 450 CVs from …

Résumés

China May Not Have Enough Arable Land to Feed Its People. But Big Changes Are Coming

The character that adorns Liu Chengbao’s gateposts means “good luck.” Not that he’s seen much of that recently. Rising at 6 a.m. each day, Liu leaves …

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week of July 11)

The nation went Pikachu crazy this week as Pokémon Go became an overnight success. The smartphone app, based on the 90s Nintendo Game Boy game, was initially only available in Australia, New Zealand and the U.S. but millions across the world found ways around the barriers. Official releases in …

California bill would require more zero-emissions cars

Manufacturers would have to sell more electric vehicles to avoid paying the state or their rivals.<p>California's tougher-than-usual climate change policy might become more stringent before long. Assemblywoman Autumn Burke tells the <i>Associate Press</i> that she's introducing a bill requiring that car …

Electric Vehicles

Seven Ways Climate Change Affects Our Health

Climate change is making heat waves stronger and more frequent, air pollution worse, and allowing vector-borne diseases to expand their range. It's also compromising our drinking water, causing more extreme weather events, and impacting our mental health. And the costs will be great: just this …

Caramelized Oranges

This is one of the first recipes I ever made for dinner guests. I was following the Cordon Bleu cookery course in the magazines that arrived at our …

Flip The Script On Your Relatives' Awkward Holiday Questions

A little humor and grace can go a long way.<p>Ah, the holidays. Roaring fires, decadent spreads, the warmth of loved ones all around -- and the occasional, crazy-making question from a smug relative.<p>Holiday meals with family, especially extended family you may not see very often, can be a delicate …

Police rushed to a home after hearing shouts of 'I'm going to kill you' — they found a dead spider

New South Wales's police said officers raced to the apartment in the harbourside suburb of Wollstonecraft last Saturday after reports of a violent domestic dispute between a man and a woman.<p>Neighbours reported a woman screaming hysterically, a man yelling "I'm going to kill you, you're dead! Die, …

Casting Herself in the Lead Role, Photographer Recreates Famous Artworks by Degas, Picasso, Rembrandt and More

<i>Stages</i> is the title of a self-portrait project by American photographer Laura Hofstadter. After experimenting with a large format camera and …

Breast Cancer