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Remembering the Korean War

Sixty-three years ago today, on July 27, 1953, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed, ceasing hostilities between North Korean Communist forces, backed by China, and South Korean forces, backed by the United Nations. The war had raged across the Korean Peninsula for three years, leaving …

Loneliness Belongs to the Photographer

In her beautiful meander of a book “The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone,” Olivia Laing examines the idea of loneliness, in particular the loneliness of the city dweller, through the works and lives of a number of different artists. She proposes that loneliness is less a state than …

How Dodging and Burning in Lightroom Will Save Your Life

If this dramatic title wasn’t enough to draw your attention, our special guest appearance in this post will definitely do the trick. Just under a …

20 Absolute Beginners Tips for Natural Light Portraiture

When you’re first starting out shooting portraits, it can be kind of nerve wracking. But in all honesty, it’s simpler than you think. Once you’ve got …

How to Use Cheap Mirrors and a Flash for Creative Portrait Lighting

If you want to play around with shadows and add depth to your lighting, this simple technique is perfect for you. And you only need minimal gear to …

Elena Paraskeva: Surreal and Expressive Editorial Portraits

<i>All images by Elena Paraskeva. Used with permission.</i><p>Elena Paraskeva is a freelance portrait photographer based in Cyprus. Her story is an interesting …

7 Cool Ways to Improve Any PowerPoint Presentation | Inc.com

PowerPoint presentations--we all create them, and we all wish we could create better, more engaging ones.<p>And we all wish they didn't take so much time and effort to create--time and effort that would be better spent crafting what we want to say, not how we want to present it.<p>Here's a cool …

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New Study Finds Marijuana To Be Effective Against Depression

Research has suggested that cannabis may be a promising treatment option for a number of different physical and mental health conditions, from post-traumatic stress disorder to chronic pain. A study released this week suggests that depression can be added to that list.<p>Neuroscientists from the …

5 Important Reasons To Add Cannabis Leaves To Raw Juice Recipes | Spirit Science

Besides fruits and vegetables, it turns out cannabis can be added to your juicer as well. For those unfamiliar with the juicing phenomenon, the …