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A microbiologist explains why he hasn't slept without this on his bed in 25 years

New York University microbiologist Philip Tierno hasn't slept a night in 25 years without something on his mattress that few people even think of buying.<p>It's a super-thin, largely invisible cover that slips over the mattress. And it protects him from what he calls a "zoologic park" of bacteria and …

New York University

Are Tourism and Photographers Ruining Photography?

I came across this interesting video in which a frustrated photographer examines the issue of too many people and impolite behavior making landscape …

A top psychologist shares his 3-step method parents can take to discipline their kids

Ross Greene wants to make life easier.<p>Greene is the groundbreaking psychologist behind the theory of "collaborative partnerships," an approach that discards the stuff of traditional parenting — timeouts and the revocation of privileges — and replaces them with calm, focused discussion.<p>"The best you …

Parenting

The 21 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix that will make you smarter

Sometimes, the best way to spend a long weekend is to curl up on the couch and enjoy a film.<p>If you're looking for something entertaining and …

The 21 best heist movies of all time, ranked

With the high stakes, and the top-shelf actors and directors who seem to gravitate to the genre, when it's done right, it can be a thrilling cinematic experience.<p>With "Ocean's 8" hitting theaters Friday — where the likes of Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Sarah Paulson, and Rihanna …

Paramount Pictures

Essentials of Composition for Landscape Photography

In this free webinar, Robert Rodriguez Jr explains the basic principles of composition for landscape photography, and share three tips to improve …

These Are the Most Colorful Places on Earth

You can find color wherever you go, but there are some places that leave more vivid memories than others.<p>If you’re looking to douse yourself in the …

5 Leadership Lessons I learnt when I met Sir Alex Ferguson

The memories of that day can never fade away. While there were many sessions lined up, our excitement could not be contained about the session where …

Sweden lists entire country on Airbnb because ‘roaming should be free’

In Sweden, citizens aren’t only encouraged to explore the outdoors, they guaranteed the right to. The principle Allemansrätten, which is protected by …

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’

With themes that range from love to fear to humanity itself, the best sci-fi movies of the 21st century all share distinctly original visions.<p>Sci-fi …

Science Fiction

Guide: The Best PS4 RPGs

I think I am one of the few people that really got bored with Skyrim and Fallout :/<br>I loved the list and from all those games I haven't played two, …

Gaming Industry

The countries with the most World Heritage Sites – and seven with none at all

14. Australia

National Parks

Where to Travel Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Picking a vacation destination can be as simple as throwing a dart at a map of the globe or jumping on the next great deal that an airline has to …

'Gap yah' backpackers begging for money should be ashamed of themselves

Take a walk down Khao San Road in Bangkok and you’ll see people lining the streets asking for money. Only they’re not homeless locals struggling to feed their families; they’re gap yah backpackers who spent their week’s budget on too many drinks in the hostel bar #fail #YOLO.<p>There has been a recent …

9 Trips to Take With Your Significant Other

Traveling with someone is one of the best ways to really get to know them.<p>If you’re considering taking the next step and turning your significant …

Camera-Specific Outdoor Packs Suck, Here’s What I Use Instead

If you’ve ever loaded up a large camera backpack (like something from Think Tank Photo or LowePro) and hiked a mountain, you’ll be able to fully …

Camping

Prague Is a Real-life Fairy Tale, and These Photos Prove It

With some of the biggest and oldest monuments in the world, Prague fosters make-believe wonder like few other cities.<p>When was the last time you felt …

Scott Jurek: 'Being uncomfortable brings us back to our roots'

Ultrarunning legend Jurek on his toughest race, his love of tempeh and why he’s running the Boston marathon<p><b>You’re a famed ultramarathoner. How come you’re running the Boston marathon?</b> I’m a lover of all distances and I love to jump into marathons. Boston is such a special race, the energy, the …

Marathons

Photography Composition: Leading Lines

Dear friend,<p>I wanted to share you this article leading lines:<p>Free PDF<p>Video presentation on leading lines<p>For those of you who prefer video and …

The Magic of Russian Photoshop Whiz Max Asabin

Max Asabin is a Russian hobbyist photo retoucher and digital artist who has been wowing the Internet as of late with his Photoshop skills. Many of …

10 Tips To Perfect Your Architectural Photography

Our modern day, image-obsessed culture has got us consuming a large quantity of architecture through photographs, as opposed to physical, spatial …

Landscape Photography

Study: International Travel May Destroy Your Moral Compass

Can different cultures destroy your sense of what is right and wrong?<p>My son was a baby when our family moved to Switzerland. If you have any stereotypes of the Swiss in your head, it's probably that they are clean and orderly. This stereotype overwhelmingly plays out. For example, the street …

Research

Samurai dreams along an ancient trail

In the land of bullet trains and endless neon vistas, a few days on Japan’s ancient Samurai Trail will give a very different perspective.<p>At the trailhead, under the shadows of towering pine trees, a large sign warned of bears. At Yellowstone or Yosemite in the US, this would have been unremarkable. …

Starting from Scratch: Becoming a Photographer in Your 30s

You’ve probably seen photographer Sean Tucker‘s work around, on <i>PetaPixel</i> if nowhere else, but did you know he didn’t start his photographic journey …

This explorer discovered human time warp by living in a cave

On July 16, 1962, French geologist Michel Siffre entered a darkened cave, where he planned to remain for two months.<p>Tracking the days according to …

12 Simple But Impactful Tips for New Photographers

So, you finally jumped into photography? Good for you!As you’ll surely find as you get more and more involved in photography, it’s a fun hobby and …

Landscape Photography

Telephoto Lens Landscape Techniques

When trekking on an outdoor adventure with camera in tow, many people’s first instinct is to stick to their widest angle lens like glue in order to …

Landscape Photography

How to Master the Sunny 16 Rule

<b>Article Preview:</b>• The Sunny 16 Rule Explained<br>• The Sunny 16 Rule in Action<br>• Additional Exposure Rules<br>• Why You Should Use the Sunny 16 Rule<br>The Sunny 16 Rule …

Landscape Photography

Hiking the Cinque Terre: finding the perfect Italian experience

It’s been a while since we were in Italy, but we had some amazing adventures. We loved Venice and its canals, and getting completely soaked when a …

15 mountain holidays to conquer in your lifetime

It was my father who introduced my younger brothers and sister and I to the joys of the mountains. Although not strictly a mountaineer himself, he led us on “expeditions” into the wilds of the Peak District and ascents of summits such as the Shivering Mountain, or Mam Tor as it is more commonly …