Sonya Petkova

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Monster Black Holes Spotted Orbiting Each Other for 1st Time Ever

For the first time ever, scientists have directly spotted a pair of supermassive black holes orbiting each other, a new study suggests.<p>This orbital …

How to Advance Your Street Photography

Ideas for you to have more fun in Street Photography, brought to you by STREET NOTES MOBILE EDITION by HAPTIC INDUSTRIES.<p>1. Avoid boredom<p>I used to …

Street Photography

Iceland / Cinemascope: Impressive Landscape Photography by Andreas Levers

Potsdam-based photographer and media designer Andreas Levers captures the ghostly beauty and desolate view of Iceland spaces in his ongoing series …

What is the Point of Photography?

Dear friend,<p>I had the thought today— what exactly is the point of making photos?<p>1. Why do you make photos Eric?<p>Let me start off by examining</i> …

Photographing in Bad Light by Alex Lagarejos

There are thousands of articles out there about how to photograph in the golden hour and obviously if you live in a location blessed with amazing …

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate from Your Daily Routine

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are</i> …

Self Control

Trump's Russia-U.S. Comparison Rejected by Democrats and Republicans

U.S. news<p>Some Republican and Democratic lawmakers have rejected President Donald Trump’s most recent notion that the United States government is morally equivalent to Vladimir Putin’s Russia.<p>The most recent controversial claim took place during the president's interview with Fox News' Bill …

Donald Trump

The 30-Minute Yoga Flow That'll Make Your Butt Burn Like a Mother

Nothing can Netflix and chill as well as your glutes. Seriously. When we sit on our butts all day, our glutes (the muscles that make up your butt) …

Yoga

7 Reasons Why You Won't Hit Your Goals in 2017

It's easy to get excited about the New Year and to have all of these goals in mind about how we are going to live better, get things done and achieve some BADASS GOALS...<p>We feel good about making 2017 better than the last but a part of us isn't quite sure how it's all going to unfold. The big …

Motivation

How to Tell If Someone's Smile Is Fake (and What It Means for You)

Smiles are a universal sign of pleasure and happiness, but fake ones cause real problems.<p>That coworker who smiled at you as you quickly walked by? Yeah, she totally faked it. The grin from your partner because you just busted a move like Napoleon Dynamite? Okay, that one's real. But could you tell? …

Muscle

Wall Street Needs To Stop Overreacting To Trump's Tweets About Companies

Presidents simply can’t cancel federal contracts…period…but investors have lost a great deal of money the past few weeks incorrectly thinking that Donald Trump will be able to do so when he occupies the Oval Office.<p>First, yes, Trump can be as bullying as he wants about the contract Boeing (NYSE: …

This 20-Minute Cardio Dance Workout Is a Seriously Fun Way to Burn Calories

Dancing might just be the most fun cardio option out there. At least the workout feels more like a party than a sweat sesh. Like this 20-minute cardio dance workout led by celebrity fitness artist Nicole Winhoffer. She was the creative director of Madonna's Hard Candy Fitness's "Addicted to Sweat" …

The Truth About PR -- It's Meant to Be Promotional

As someone who leverages both PR and content marketing, I will never deny the value of these strategies. But relying on PR to promote yourself without a content marketing plan won't help you influence behavior in the long run.<p>Some people (I won't name names) get a little too preoccupied with the …

10 Success lessons from Carlos Slim Helu – “Wealthiest Man in Mexico” for entrepreneurs

Share45<p>Tweet<p>Share96<p>+18<p>Shares 149<p>“Competition makes you better, always, always makes you better, even if the competitor wins.” Mexico’s richest man …

Entrepreneurship

West Coast states to fight climate change even if Trump does not

CORONADO, Calif. (Reuters) - The governors of the three U.S. West Coast states on Tuesday vowed to step up their efforts to fight climate change in the face of the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump, who has dismissed global warming as a hoax.<p>California Governor Jerry Brown …

Was Einstein wrong? Controversial theory claims the speed of light is not a constant

A potentially divisive theory suggests Einstein may have been wrong to say the speed of light is a constant – and the claims could soon be tested …

These are the top financial services providers and fintech startups

After reaching $19 billion in total in 2015, global fintech funding had already hit $15 billion by mid-August 2016. Several innovative financial services and fintech companies are driving that growth by attracting investors who are offering new financial products and services.<p>But as more and more …

Employment

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How to Master Your Fear of Failure

by Andrew Shatté<p>Failure is a part of life--even for the most successful people in the world. Yet so many of us desperately fear it, ruining our productivity, delaying our dreams, and hindering many of us from doing the things that move us forward towards our goals. In fact, researchers have found …

University of Pennsylvania

How To Hack Your Brain To Destroy Procrastination, According To Harvard Research

<b>How to beat the "Tomorrow Syndrome" that almost everyone faces.</b><p>People procrastinate for many reasons, but the result is always the same: they rush to get the task done at the last minute or miss the deadline. Even though it feels frustrating to procrastinate, people still continue this bad habit. …

Procrastination

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

Time Management

Why I Left Medical School for a Career in Analytics

Part I<p>Why leave medical school? What other profession could possibly compete with the coolness and power of literally saving lives? How could you …

11 nervous habits that make you look incompetent

What's worse, whether it's true or not, nervous habits often scream, "I'm not ready for this!"<p>Psychologists say that awareness of your tell-tale behaviors is the first step to overcoming them.<p>So we asked a few career experts to weigh in on what they instantly recognize as nervous habits in …

Flickr

Brexit was nothing compared to what's coming

But over the next couple of years, it's going to get a whole lot worse. As economies worsen, there will be more social unrest, more angry people, and crazier politicians. Somebody will try to come along on a white horse to save us all, but she usually makes it worse.<p>Are we at a point right now …

Best Nigerian Blog

Kachi watched, his heart in his throat as the jury convened after 14 hours of deliberation on his case. He sat beside his very expensive lawyer, …

6 Baby Steps To Become A Data Ninja Entrepreneur

<b>By Dayna Sessa</b><p>If analyzing numbers makes you anxious, relax. A majority of the value you gain from data comes from things you already do as a savvy business person.<p>I waited eagerly for my daughter to turn six months old and sit independently so my husband and I could begin bringing her to a …

Customers

Hustle Your Way To Success

Being a hustler in business is easy if you want to be successful enough. When you want to succeed as bad as you want to live you will find a way to make it. Hustling comes as a natural way to do business when you add value to people's lives and are compensated in the process. I humbly serve ½ a …

Thought-Provoking Paintings Explore the Intersections Between Wildlife and Humanity

Artist, illustrator, and designer David Rice forms organic images overlaid with graphic styles to extend his branch of artistic creations. Focusing on natural landscapes and animals as primary subjects, his work is multi-dimensional, revolving around the intersections between nature and humanity. …

Painting

Gravitational Waves Found Again: Here’s How They Could Whisper The Universe’s Secrets

The international team of physicists and astronomers responsible for the discovery of gravitational waves back in February has announced the …

Gravitational Waves