Stu Turner

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What's The Link Between Creativity and Depression?

The relationship between depression and creativity is often romanticized as the key to creating good art. It’s been called the dark side of creativity, or the key to genius. There’s hundreds of think pieces online about how depression can supercharge your creative endeavors, but do those think …

Creativity

Incredible Street Murals Around the World You Have to See

Your city is a canvas. Whether you choose to use it as such -- whether you’re part of the paint, or just part of the fabric -- depends on whether you …

Scientists Have Discovered Incredible 'Lost' Forests That Would Cover 60% of Australia

How did we miss them?<p>A new global analysis of the distribution of forests and woodlands has 'found' 467 million hectares of previously unreported …

Climate Change

8 signs you're being lied to

Chances are that most of them lied to you — and that they did it more than once. It's a hard fact to accept, but even your closest friends and coworkers lie to you regularly.<p>University of Massachusetts psychologist Robert Feldman has studied lying for more than a decade, and his research has …

Psychology

The Ten Commandments of Retouching

There are some things in life that are universal rules we should all follow—things like not cheating on your wife, not killing anyone, and not …

Tutorials

Habits Of Highly Creative People That Set Them Apart From Others

Image via Shutterstock<p><b>Creative people hardly</b> ever take things at face value. Paper isn’t just paper—it’s a canvas of endless possibilities. And when …

Creativity

Astronomers Discover A Fast Radio Burst That's Even Stranger Than Ones Detected Before

A study revealed last week a team of scientists discovered a Fast Radio Burst that is unusual even by the standards used to judge FRBs. This …

F**k Photojournalism: It’s Time for the Industry to Change Before It Dies

If you were to ask me whether or not I was surprised that there is another scandal in the photojournalism community, I would reply with a resounding …

Millions of hectares of forest discovered hiding in plain sight

Scientists have discovered a whopping 467 million hectares of previously unreported forest scattered around the world, a finding that they say could …

Ecology

How a musical rhythm keeps 7 planets in orbit

To understand how seven tightly-packed Earth-sized planets orbit around their star (Trappist-1) without colliding or falling into space, scientists …

Universe

Nasa's Cassini spacecraft captures best ever image of propeller belts in the rings of Saturn- Technology News, Firstpost

Nasa's <b>Cassini mission</b> to Saturn has captured the <b>sharpest image so far of a region</b> in the A ring known as the "propeller belt". The propellers are the …

Astronomy

Scientists Have Set a Limit For Quantum Entanglement - And It's Really Freaking Powerful

Unbreakable at 30 times Earth's acceleration.<p>For the first time, scientists have subjected quantum entanglement to extreme levels of acceleration, …

Quantum Mechanics

Terrifying unexplained mysteries of deep space

Space is big and dark, and since there is no air, no one can hear you scream as you float away forever and ever and ever. But those are only the …

Daytime Long Exposure Photo Tutorial With a 10-Stop ND Filter

Now more than ever, us photographers have all sorts of tools that help us create more dynamic and more impressive photos.For some photographers, the …

Landscape Photography

The first female war photographer killed in action was 26 and had a brilliant career ahead of her

Many of Gerda Taro’s pictures were attributed to Robert Capa<p>Because of her size, stealth, and quickness, and her strawberry blond mane, Gerda Taro …

Historical Photography

8 Types of Toxic People Who Will Rob You of Your Happiness | Inc.com

Just how terribly destructive can spending time with toxic people be? Science offers a few clues (and they're all disturbing).<p>First, psychological research shows that criticism and insults are five times more powerful than compliments. That means if you want to keep your marriage flourishing, for …

Self-help

You Should Try This Simple Lighting Setup for Shooting Beautiful Portraits at Home or on Location (VIDEO)

Daniel Norton is a NY-based photographer with a celebrated career in portraiture and fashion photography. He’s also a respected educator, and in the …

Photography

Photographer turns to light bulbs for this fantastic "Yin Yang" themed image

Photographing light bulbs is a long established photographic technical exercise. They present pretty much every lighting problem a photographer can …

Photography

Lightroom Masterclass: What is Clarity?

Rating:<p>3.40 based on 5 Ratings<p>March 1, 2017 By Jennifer Berube<p>Lightroom Masterclass: What is Clarity? www.sleeklens.com<p>Clarity is simply a part of …

5 Hacks to UP your LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY in 100 seconds!

Freelance landscape and travel photographer Toma Bonciu give you 5 tips to improve your landscape photography. You only need a tripod and some ND or …

A Giant Neuron Has Been Found Wrapped Around The Entire Circumference of The Brain

This could be where consciousness forms.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a …

A 5 Minute Tea Meditation That Trains Your Brain to De-Stress and Be Present

There are many forms of meditation that can bring you into the present moment, help ground you, and help give you energy and focus for the day. One …

If ghosts were real, Brian Cox claims CERN would have found them by now

There are countless conspiracy theories surrounding ghosts and paranormal activity, and while it shouldn't need explaining to anyone who has a …

Physics

What's the Oldest Thing Alive Today?

The oldest living thing on Earth today is … well, it's controversial.<p>Let's back up. Figuring out the oldest thing alive requires defining "alive." …

Biology

Scientists Grow Beating Human Heart From Stem Cells

However, there's still a long way to go before we'll have individualized replacement hearts.<p>Over a third of Americans who need a new heart will not …

Sociopaths Confirm: They're Great in Bed (But They Might Treat You Like a Houseplant)

We asked diagnosed sociopaths about what it's like to date, "love," and fuck with antisocial personality disorder.<p>A few weeks ago, I spoke to relationship experts about what it's like to date a sociopath for another VICE article. After the article was published, I received a few from actual, …

Relationships

Forces of nature: six of Britain’s most breathtaking waterfalls

From the Isle of Skye to the Brecon Beacons, the UK is home to a stunning selection of falls. Some make great picnic spots, others are perfect for abseiling – and all of them are worth visiting<p>For sale: Hardraw Force, the waterfall at the back of a Yorkshire pub<p><b>Falling Foss</b><b>, near Sleights, North</b> …

Hiking

US researchers observe black hole taking more than a decade to eat star

A US researcher has noticed a black hole taking more than a decade to devour a star. Most black holes only require one year to eat stars.<p>University …

Black Holes

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves Your Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Researchers taught this acupressure technique to nurses and measured their stress levels before and after one month of daily practice.<p>They found that …

Want to resist the post-truth age? Learn to analyze photos like an expert would

“When photography was invented,” photo historian Vicki Goldberg once said, “it was thought to be an equivalent to truth. It was truth with a capital T.”<p>But as viewers quickly learned, seeing isn’t always believing. Even in the early history of photography, hoaxes like the Cottingley fairies taught …

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