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Yoga Makes You a Quicker, Better Thinker, Study Finds

Practice hatha yoga consistently for eight weeks and you’re likely to think faster and better remember things. Stretch and do toning exercises and …

Robyn and Röyksopp: 'We Have Been Slightly Ahead of Our Time'

After taking a few years off from releasing new music, Norway’s legendary electronic duo Röyksopp and Sweden’s reigning pop star Robyn teamed up this …

Continental Lift

H<i>arambee</i> is Swahili for “Let’s pull together.” And the flourishing Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance lives up to its credo. The brainchild of 31-year-old Okendo Lewis-Gayle (second from left)—born in Costa Rica, raised in Italy, educated at Southern New Hampshire University—the organization targets …

Eyewitness: Delhi, India

First published on Sat 26 Jul 2014 08.23 EDT

Knowing Yourself: 3 Keys to Leveraging Ancient Wisdom

“Know Thyself”<p>The Oracle at Delphi said “<b>Know thyself</b>.” And that is deep and profound.<p>It’s also a pain in the ass because as with every cliche, <i>the</i> …

Ramadan, Day 29: Death and Dying

Sani Maikatanga—AP<p>Santi Palacios—AP<p>Rob Griffith—AP<p>Abd Raouf—AP<p>Vahid Salemi—AP<p>Achmad Ibrahim—AP<p>Andy Wong—AP<p>Emrah Gurel—AP<p>David Goldman—AP<p>Aimen …

Sayed Kashua: why I have to leave Israel

Quite soon I am going away from here. In a few days we'll be leaving Jerusalem, leaving the country. Yesterday we bought little suitcases for the kids. No need to take a lot of clothes, we'll leave our winter clothes; in any event they won't be warm enough given the cold of southern Illinois, USA. …

Art project aims to document gentrifying city: 'It's not just Brooklyn'

A New York artist is just over halfway to his fundraising goal for a project to document gentrification in his Brooklyn neighbourhood – with the help of supporters from all over the US who have watched, disappointed, as their own towns have changed.<p>Imani Henry, a social worker and performer in …

Why Twitter and the Rest of Silicon Valley Should Disclose Their Diversity Data

Twitter has become the largest media platform for minority voices on the planet. Everything from the Trayvon Martin case to the BET Awards has become …

5 Reasons DSLR’s Are Obsolete In Today’s World By Martin Gillman

OK, sure that’s a bold statement, and for me it just may be true. I believe that the mirrorless camera is and will continue push the DSLR as we know …

Cameras

What Aperture Should You Use?

Sometimes aperture and depth of field can be a little tricky to get your head around, especially when you’re a new photographer. Matt Granger gives a …

Aperture

3 Skin Products You Need to Stop Using

You may think that as long as an item is on store shelves, it’s got a proven health and safety record. But the truth is, the long-term impact of …

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

Apps

Breathtaking Wedding Photographs Make a Great Case for Eloping in Iceland

We don’t know Ohio couple Sarah and Josh personally, but we like the way they think. Because when wedding planning got to be a bit too much and they …

The Third-Place Game Is Often the Best Game

Back in the nineteen-seventies, when Brazil still played the <i>jogo bonito</i>, the Dutch star Johan Cruyff was setting joyous new standards of creative attacking play, and Italy had not yet transformed soccer with the dour technique of stifling defense known as <i>catenaccio</i> (“door-bolt”), the Austrian …

Haute Africa

Project info<p>This summer with Haute Africa, Noorderlicht Photogallery sheds light on the sunny side of the African continent. From 5 July through 31 August, seven photographers show a different Africa: a continent that still defies the imagination, and a place where creativity can bring prosperity. …

The Fuji X pro 1 and Legacy Glass

When I replaced the X100 with the X pro 1, I began to explore the possibilities of using legacy glass, being able to use pretty much any lens from …