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Robert Porazinski combines natural elements with ones manufactured, imbuing a sense of movement through distortion. Come with us inside his studio: http://goo.gl/71jlLF

5 Ways To Dig Yourself Out Of Depression

I knew something was wrong with me. I was too uncomfortable with myself to even enjoy just one night alone. I worried something might happen that I …

How to Be Who You Really Are, Beyond Your Ego and Fears

<b>“Whenever something negative happens to you, there is a deep lesson concealed within it.”~</b> <b>Eckhart Tolle</b><p>For much of my life, I was ashamed of how my …

'Why Am I So Tired?' 14 Reasons You're Tired All the Time

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy (though recent data shows over a third of U.S. adults sleep less than seven hours a night). …

Protein

And The Winner Is: The Humped Bladderwort

We get a lot of press releases about photo contests, but this winning image from the Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition (which I didn't even know existed) stood out for a few reasons:<p>1. The image itself is really neat.<p>2. What's actually happening in the image is also neat: Apparently this is …

DIY Goodwill Table Upcycle

Acquired this nice table Goodwill for $25, I have been doing this (selectively) over the past few months. Our basement remodel has been underway for …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

'Mindfulness' Meditation Alters Gene Expression, Study Suggests

It's no secret that mindfulness meditation -- a practice that encourages focusing attention on the present moment -- can ease emotional stress. And evidence is mounting that mindfulness also may have key benefits for your physical health -- from lowering blood pressure to helping curb addiction.<p>But …

Surreal Photo Manipulations

I'm a big fan of the surrealism, since the days of the master of surrealism Dali in which his work still inspire us till this day. Surrealism is very …

Which Workout Burns The Most Calories After It’s Over?

A.K.A. the magic workout<p>Since you're well-read in the fitness department, you probably already know about the afterburn effect—i.e. how some workouts help you burn calories even <i>after</i> your sweat session is over. But what you may not know is which ones get the job done best—so we checked in with …

Strength Training

15 Fascinating Firsts in Photography

Have you ever wondered about the world’s first photograph, or about the first self-portrait photo, or maybe about the first digital photo? The world …

Flat Belly Foods: 300-Calorie Breakfasts

Peter Ardito<p>Chocolate-Cherry Smoothie<p>Blend 1 cup low-fat milk with 1/2 cup frozen unsweetened tart cherries and 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa …

Don't Ever Hesitate to Do Something

You have dreams, aspirations and goals. And as a savvy hacker, you know that what you do day-to-day is directly tied to your future success. So you …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Dessert

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Bourbon–Sea Salt CaramelsMarcus NilssonSweetened condensed milk in these Bourbon-Sea Salt Caramels makes for an extra-luscious confection.Bourbon–Sea Salt CaramelsSweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.IngredientsServings: Makes about 100 caramelsNonstick vegetable …

Recipes

Creating Motion in Stills: How to Animate a Photo in Post with the Parallax Effect

UK motion graphics artist and Make Productions founder Joe Fellows specializes in bringing stills to life. Using a series of steps in Photoshop and …

You’re Not Behind; You’re Just on Your Own Path

<b>“To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.” ~Sven Goran Eriksson</b><p>Endlessly comparing ourselves to others and idealizing their best …

Chuck Close on Creativity, Work Ethic, and Problem-Solving vs. Problem-Creating

Questions of why creators create, how they structure their days, and where they look for inspiration hold a strange kind of mesmerism over us mere mortals, an elusive promise of somehow reverse-engineering and absorbing genius through voyeurism. In 2003, artist Joe Fig began interviewing famous …

Silkscreens by Esther Sarah Kim – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Ballpoint Pen Drawings by Boo Saville – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Incredible ballpoint pen drawings by artist Boo Saville. When I draw with ballpoint pen it pretty much looks like the exact opposite of this. A bunch …

Taking a Closer Look at How Meditation Improves Our Brains [Video]

The practice of meditation can sharpen our attention, strengthen memory and improve other mental abilities. In our latest <i>Instant Egghead</i> video,</i> …

Letting Go Feels Like the Answer for Everything

Just relax. Let it go. Don’t worry about it.<p>I’ve heard and read that advice a thousand times over, but it never made sense to me before. I knew what …

The Living Cube: The Only Furniture/Storage System You'll Ever Need

When designer Till Könneker moved into his unfurnished studio apartment, he didn't go and buy a bed and a dresser like the rest of us. No, sir! He …

6 New Takes on Hummus—and How to Make Them at Home

The world's most versatile dip now comes in dozens of surprising flavors, from artichoke to chocolate.<p>Athenos Cucumber Dill Hummus<p>Good Neighbors …

The Fiber-Rich Fruit That Makes Skin Glow

With its distinct flavor, the powerful taste of grapefruit is not for everyone. But with its high nutritional content and refreshing scent, more and …

Skin Care

Organic vs. Non-Organic Food: 15 Foods You Don't Need To Buy Organic

When staring down the options in the organic produce aisle at the supermarket, it can be easy to assume that every one with a brightly coloured …

3 Spice Bottles That Protect Your Heart And Reduce Inflammation

Want to take a significant step toward improving your health and nutrition, be able to start today, and spend only $10?<p>As a cardiologist dealing with …

HugeDomains.com - AllFunTalk.com is for sale (All Fun Talk)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

How to Breathe While Running to Prevent Injury and Improve Performance

This revolutionary method can help you run better and sidestep injury.<p>In my early days as a runner, I, like most, didn't give any thought to my breathing. But after dealing with several injuries, I went digging into physiology research to find a solution to my predicament. Eventually I came across …