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10 More Amazing Facts About Dreams

Every year scientific groups and national organizations conduct studies and experiments examining human dreams. The study of dreams is known as …

Quieting Your Inner Critic

Each week this month, The Takeaway is partnering with the PRI podcast "The Science of Happiness" to look at ways to live a more joyful life. The methods come from UC Berkeley, where the Greater Good Science Center is developing research-based exercises that promote happiness, resilience, kindness, …

18 Life-Changing Tips For Keeping A Journal

Maybe you should write these down...in your journal!<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The 2 Words That Will Get You an Upgrade to First Class (According to Someone Who Keeps Doing It)

Oh, but what if everyone starts doing this?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Airlines are getting much more parsimonious about upgrades.<p>Where once it would happen almost automatically, now even miles and privileges won't …

Virgin Atlantic

The Exposure Triangle Explained in 3 Animated Videos

The exposure triangle forms the basis of creating a good exposure. Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO speed are the three different factors that …

Astrophotography Tutorial: 4 Tips for Taking Stellar Shots of Nighttime Skies (VIDEO)

You may be surprised to learn that long-exposure photography at night can be accomplished without any specialized equipment, and if you watch this …

Astrophotography

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and …

Language

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do | Inc.com

As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've realized that helping people "do more" of their good habits …

Self-help

​5 Total-Body Workouts You Can Do With One Piece of Equipment​ | Men’s Health

Getty Images<p>17-Minute Sandbag AMRAP Workout<p>Equipment: Sandbag<p>Time: 17 minutes<p>Trainer: Todd Cambio, C.S.C.S., StrongFirst Kettlebell Instructor<p>Directions: Do the exercises in the order shown. Do as many reps as you can in one minute for each, resting a minute between exercises. That's 1 round. Do …

8 most romantic camping destinations in America

The most romantic camping destinations in the US are all about sharing the love of the outdoors with someone special!<p>As long as your love’s idea of …

Hiking

These Two Lightroom Tutorials Are Guaranteed to Improve Your Nature & Landscape Photographs

Most landscape and nature photographers consider Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to be almost indispensable for processing their images. The ability to …

25 of The Greatest Words of Wisdom Ever Spoken

This post is by Osama Iqbal, Founder and Writer atThe post 25 of The Greatest Words of Wisdom Ever Spoken appeared first on iamwire.

Motivation

The 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time

“As ignorable as it is interesting.” That’s the classic definition of ambient music, stated by Brian Eno in 1978 on the sleeve notes to his album <i>Ambient 1:</i> <i>Music for Airports</i>. And he should know, since he basically invented the genre three years earlier with his album <i>Discreet Music</i>. But while Eno’s …

Ambient Music

Day Trading Strategies For Beginners

Day trading – the act of buying and selling a financial instrument within the same day, or even multiple times over the course of a day, taking …

20 Enlightening Quotes From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Shift Your Perspective on Life

Ever heard of Kodo Sawaki? If not, then you’re in for a treat of wisdom today.<p>Kodo Sawaki is considered to be one of the most significant Zen masters …

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

Wall Street

11 things you should do in your 20s to be a millionaire by 30

by Kathleen Elkins<p>"In a free-market economy, anyone can make as much money as they want," emphasises self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has …

Self-improvement

Morgan Freeman Explains How God Can Be Real And An Invention

Morgan Freeman has played God on the big screen, but in real life he sees the Almighty as an invention of the human mind.<p>It might seem curious, then, for the 78-year-old actor to star in a National Geographic Channel show all about God and religion. But "The Story of God with Morgan Freeman," which …

Smart contact lenses: What's the story so far? - Pocket-lint

Smart contact lenses are coming. They are the part-scary, part-exciting future tech that will bring augmented reality to the fore.<p>Imagine always …