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Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Alice In Wonderland

21 questions to answer before you start that mobile app

You have an idea for a mobile app that will help extend your business and reach out to new and existing customers. Great! But before you send a development team to work on it, you’ll want to make sure you’ve answered these 21 questions:<p><b>1. Do you have a release schedule?</b> Will your app have multiple …

Travel photography gear and gadgets

We are getting excited about an upcoming photography workshop Safari in South Africa this March (We just had one cancellation so there is a spot …

Packing Tips From Travel Experts

Whether it's a scent, a special snack, or a specific pair of shoes, everyone has something they're always sure to bring with them on a trip. Here, seven frequent travelers (and expert packers) share what they'd never leave home without.<p><i>By Shoko Wanger, Condᅢᄅ Nast Traveler</i><p>Whether it's a scent, a …

Headphones

Jordan Phoenix's answer to Someone just told me that there is 'a big life transition that happens between ages 20-30 and 30-35.' What kind of big life challenges is this person talking about?

<b>"Go to school, study hard, get a job, get married, buy a house, go do this, go do that, don't do this, don't do that.."</b><p>There is a moment that can …

The 20 most visited cities in the world

Euromonitor International recently released data on the most visited cities by international tourists in 2013, and Asian cities dominated the list.<p>Hong Kong took the top spot, with over 25 million international visitors. Singapore and Bangkok trailed right behind. In fact, 11 of the top 20 cities …

Clifton 2A Dream House by SAOTA in Cape Town, South Africa

Dream house architecture by SAOTA located in Clifton, Cape Town, South Africa.<p>In 2014, a team of SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects) has …

Five Essential Focal Lengths Every Photographer Should Try

In the world of photography–be it that the craft is carried out professionally or leisurely–it has always been a matter of dispute whether a prime …

What is the best route (or tips) for a 25 year old who is focused on becoming financially free?

Charles Tips<br>The only way to get rich rapidly is to understand the principle of leverage.<br>Financial leverage works this way. You spot widgets for sale …

Why You Should Stop Caring about Being Nice and Just Be Honest

Everyone wants to be well-liked and respected, but when you trip over yourself to be nice, you might be doing yourself a disservice. People might …

The Sex Appeal Workout

Sure, she’s attracted to you. But wouldn’t it be better it she couldn’t keep her hands off you? We surveyed women to find out what they like most …

Architecture Design: Nettleton 198 House by SAOTA

Modern architecture for your inspiration.<p>The luxury Nettleton 198 house in Clifton, Cape Town (South Africa) designed by Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl …

Interactive 3D Photos from NFC Championship Game Shot with the Lytro Illum

When the Green Back Packers played the Seattle Seahawks this past weekend in the NFC Championship Game, Seattle-based photographer Mike Sternoff was …

Steve Jobs Used This Simple Productivity Hack To Hone Apple's Focus

Jobs gave him and Yahoo's top executives a simple but profound piece of advice.<p>At an off-site meeting with about 200 Yahoo execs, Jobs explained in a presentation that many companies will make a list of 10 things they want to achieve in a year, but "the smart companies will take that list and …

Productivity

What’s the Best Camera for Street Photography?

Plus Tips To Improve Your Street Photography.<p>Street photography is very 'in' at the moment, though if you look at the work of documentary masters …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Introverts: 7 healthy ways to get energized

Drink more water.<p>I used to not care for drinking water — I didn’t like drinking water at all! I would rather have juice or a whole can of Sprite. As …

What Silicon Valley refuses to learn from Steve Jobs

Just about every tech leader in Silicon Valley says they admire Steve Jobs, but when it comes to following his lead, where’s the love?<p>Visit any hacker hangout, tech firm, or investment company in Silicon Valley, and you’re sure to hear people say how much they admire Steve Jobs. They’ll say that he …