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darktable Brings Its Free, Open Source Lightroom Alternative to Windows

If you’re looking for a cheaper alternative to Lightroom for managing and processing your raw photos, there’s some good news: the free and open …

Software

Why low self-esteem may be hurting you at work

When you lack confidence, your earning potential can take a serious hit.<p>On the world stage, Americans tend to get labeled as confident, cocky and entitled — but that’s an over-generalization that only applies to a fraction of professionals. In reality, millions of American workers across all …

Self-help

The Problem with Tiny Houses That No One Talks About

Concerned neighbors claim tiny houses are affecting local property values.<p>Sure, most of us love scrolling through photos of adorable tiny houses—but not everyone is quite as enamored of the tiny living movement.<p>Concerns over how these small structures could impact the property value of …

Housing

First Female Viking Warrior Proved Through DNA

In the 1880s, a fascinating grave was discovered in the Swedish town of Birka. Chock full of weapons, gaming equipment, and two horses, the 10th century AD burial was assumed to be that of a powerful male Viking warrior. But the skeleton had some traits that suggested the person was female. A new …

Archaeology

How disreputable rehabs game Google to profit off patients

She turned to Google for help getting sober. Then she had to escape a nightmare.<p>Leasha Ali had been drunk for the last two days, but she didn’t want to be anymore. The 39-year-old math teacher and mother of two was in a spiral familiar to anyone who’s struggled with addiction. A difficult event — a …

Drug Addiction

How a humanitarian crisis tarnished Nobel winner Aung San Suu Kyi's legacy, perhaps forever

She was once synonymous with the struggle against oppression. In accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, she called for "a world free from the displaced, the homeless and the hopeless."<p>But<p>Aung San Suu Kyihas missed perhaps her greatest opportunity to make good on those words as the leader of Myanmar’s …

Asia Pacific

Flamingos In The Men's Room: How Zoos And Aquariums Handle Hurricanes

When you're building a zoo disaster plan, there's one thing to keep in mind: Murphy's law. Anything that could go wrong, will.<p>Just ask the flock of flamingos that weathered Hurricane Andrew in a public restroom at Zoo Miami in 1992.<p>Or, you could ask the zoo personnel across the coast who've been …

Rainfall

A Requiem for Florida, the Paradise That Should Never Have Been

As Hurricane Irma prepares to strike, it’s worth remembering that Mother Nature never intended us to live here.<p>ORLANDO, Fla.—The first Americans to spend much time in South Florida were the U.S. Army men who chased the Seminole Indians around the peninsula in the 1830s. And they hated it. Today, …

Rainfall

100 Super Healthy and Filling Foods

You know the basics of a healthy diet: lots of fruit and vegetables, some nuts and seeds, full-fat dairy, and a few servings of fish and lean meat. …

Nutrition

Cheap Flights to Hawaii Are Finally Here, Starting at $344 Round-Trip

Flights start at $344 round-trip.<p>For months, we’ve been waiting for prices on flights to Hawaii to plummet — and this past weekend, they did. …

Flying

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't need to add that much time or energy to your current morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>We found a bunch of those habits on the Quora threads, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make …

Immune System

The US just sold $500 million of arms to Saudi Arabia, keeping the Middle East’s nastiest conflicts inflamed

A game-changing event happened this past Tuesday, and it wasn’t attorney general Jeff Sessions testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee.<p>While Sessions was getting grilled, other senators were debating the wisdom of selling a roughly $500 million package of air-to-ground, GPS-guided …

Middle East

Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Amazon is taking on the organic food market after announcing a $13.7 billion deal to purchase Whole Foods. The retail giant announced today that it …

Whole Foods

Gorgeous Japanese-inspired reading nook breathes new life into a Frank Gehry-designed home

A slice of reading heaven has been inserted into this Frank Gehry-designed home in Los Angeles’ Sawtelle Japantown. Local studio Dan Brunn …

Frank Gehry

12 Habits of Genuine People

Genuine people know who they are. They are confident enough to be comfortable in their own skin.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has …

Emotional Intelligence

Instagram's Billionaire CEO Does This for 60 Minutes Every Single Morning | Inc.com

I've got a bone to pick with Kevin Systrom. He created one of the internet's most powerful procrastination drugs. He's Instagram's CEO and co-founder.<p>Instagram is to blame every time I fail to get work done. Mindlessly scrolling through pictures of my friends' fabulous lives makes putting off any …

Procrastination

How to Deal When All Your Friends Are Getting Married and You’re Still Single

When you’re feeling it, being single can be pretty awesome. When you’re ready for a relationship, though, going it alone can be hard — especially when your friends aren’t at the same place in their lives as you are. That’s why your friends’ weddings can be pretty bittersweet events. Sure, you’re …

Social Media

Easy Time Hacks To Take Back Your Day

Two years ago, I had the honor of being part of the Washington Post Time Hack Project. I was one of a handful of coaches who were paired with readers struggling with work-life balance. It was fun to help individuals from around the world and from every age group to take back control of their time …

Hacking

For a satisfied life, become a god of small things

Tackling too big a challenge can be daunting. The secret is to be a ‘micromaster’<p>Life can be overwhelming. We want to do as much as we can, see the world, learn new things – and it can all get a bit too much. I reached a point when I felt that I could no longer be interested in everything. I had to …

Magic

5 better ways to compare yourself to others

Comparing your work or abilities to someone else’s can be an unproductive and self-destructive activity. <i>Yet we compare ourselves all the time.</i><p>In my …

Can you write your way to happiness?

A growing number of diarists are using expressive writing or ‘bullet journalling’ to improve their health and productivity. But does keeping a daily log actually work?<p>‘This groundbreaking tool will change your life,” claims <i>MindJournal</i>, a £9.99 collection of quizzes and writing exercises that it …

Note-Taking

HARD Goals, Not SMART Goals, Are The Key To Career Development

Good employees want the opportunity to grow and develop on the job. And here’s the great news, a simple, 15-minute conversation, that focuses on HARD Goals, will encourage your people to take a more active and self-sufficient role in planning for and reaching their desired career growth.<p><i>Watch on</i> …

Employee Engagement

How to Become More Self-Aware, According to Research

You probably know more than a few people who are just clueless about themselves.<p>They make the same errors over and over but never seem to notice. …

Self-awareness

Do friends make you happier than family?

Friendships are less judgmental and and more likely to be positive. Having good friends can even make you healthier<p>Do you believe that blood is thicker than water? That your family relationships are more important than friends? Well, think again. Research from Michigan State University suggests …

Happiness
Street Photography

Would being high achievers make my kids happier? Or should I let them chill out?

Successful six-year-olds don’t necessarily become happy adults, so if they want to study hard, great – but there’s nothing wrong with a happy slacker<p>It was the first day after half term, and I was walking the kids into school when I found myself stunned by a statement made by one of the other …

Parenting

7 Things You Have to Stop Believing to Live a Successful Life On Your Own Terms

Since the mind drives the body, it’s the way we think that ultimately makes the dreams we dream possible or impossible. Our reality is almost …

Mind

7 Hard Truths Every Man Can Relate To​ | Men’s Health

Hard truths are just a part of life. You can either accept them and keep it rolling, or deny them and let them roll over you. (But when you do learn them, here are the 23 life lessons you can pass them onto your kids.) We’d humbly suggest you do the former and follow some of these nuggets of …

Psychology
Telecoms