Vanessa Hernandez

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How to Use Lightroom in 10 Minutes For Beginners

If you’re a newbie to Lightroom, don’t get overwhelmed. Here is an easy 10-minute start to Lightroom.Keep it simpleLightroom is one of those pieces …

The Oversized World of Ron Mueck Sculptures Opens at MFA Houston

February 26, 2017<p>Alias of Ksenija Pantelić<p>Following an internationally acclaimed tour, which traveled from the Foundation Cartier in Paris to Latin …

27 Things You Need If Your Dog Is Your Best Friend

They're just the too pawfect for words.

9 Traps You Fall Into That Limit Your Happiness

Unhappiness can catch you by surprise.<p>Almost every action we take in life is aimed at achieving or maintaining “happiness”—that elusive state where we feel contentment, satisfaction, and even bliss.<p>Still, happiness can be a bit hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; …

Don't listen to anyone but yourself: Lessons from J Krishnamurti's The Awakening of Intelligence

<i>The Awakening of Intelligence</i>, by Jiddu Krishnamurti is not the easiest of reads. It is a book that focusses on what the Buddha had said aeons ago …

5 Cyberpunk Books to Read Before Watching 'Ghost in the Shell'

The cyberpunk genre is about to have a resurgence, so check out 'Snow Crash,' 'Neuromancer,' and more.<p>Cyberpunk is a niche science fiction sub-genre …

Science Fiction

The Best Ways to Use Breaks to Be More Productive (Infographic)

To be your most productive self, take a step back from your work.<p>2 min read<p>Between working, exercising and spending time with family, you may think you’re giving yourself enough breaks, but what about during work?<p>Taking breaks throughout your work day is vital to maximizing productivity. Think you …

Time Management

America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s review – beauty born of adversity

<b>Royal Academy, London</b><br>This unmissable show is a time capsule of 1930s America, from the Dust Bowl to Jean Harlow at the movies<p>A gigantic pack of Wrigley’s gum hovers like a Zeppelin before the Manhattan skyline. The sky is cloudless cobalt, the East river lies tranquil below. Here is the perfect gum …

Cheat Sheet: Masters of Photography

We’ve all heard name-droppers at photo exhibitions, galleries, and other places.<p>I’m going to give you a cheat-sheet of all the masters of photography …

Get Your Photography Out of Hibernation with These Six Ideas

For many photographers winter can be a slow time of year both in terms of client work and personal motivation. Then spring comes and it’s time to get out of hibernation. To get over the slump, there are lots of things you can work on from taking classes to improve weak areas from posing to …

Modern-day mental health: Brain imaging identifies different types of depression

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>Biological markers could enable tailored therapies that target individual differences in symptoms<p>Esther Landhuis<p>February 26, 2017 5:59pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>For much of her life Anne Dalton battled depression. She seldom spoke with …

7 Lazy But Brilliant Dinners You Should Make This Week

Minimum effort, maximum comfort.

10 Habits Of Mentally Strong People

You have to be kind to people who are rude to you.<p>Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer <i>before</i> freshman year, when cadets go through a rigorous program called “Beast.” Beast consists of …

Get Started with Design Thinking

Design thinking is a methodology for creative problem solving. You can use it to inform your own teaching practice, or you can teach it to your …

Design Thinking

Full Measure – The Key to Impactful Images

Monument Valley: A Special Place If you are an outdoor photographer whose passion drives you to: Travel to many locations seeking to capture and …

A Look at the Controversial Work of Photographer Ren Hang, Who Died Today at 29

From the moment he started taking nude photos of his college friends during breaks from studying advertising, the self-taught, Beijing-based photographer Ren Hang made pushing buttons his specialty—a talent that, until his death today at age 29, also drew him his fair share of censorship, though he …

renhang

24 Easy Dinner Prep Ideas You'll Want To Try ASAP

It's a bird, it's a plane...it's your dinner on your plate!

Start Doing These Things for Yourself to Transform Your Life in Less Than a Year

You and I have one thing in common: We want to constantly improve our lives and be the best version of ourselves. But unfortunately, many people have …

Motivation

LEARNING FROM A MASTER

The fiercely tender art of Alejandro González Iñárritu, Oscar-winning director of <i>Birdman</i>, first touched young cineaste Tom Shoval at a movie theatre in Tel Aviv. A decade and a half later, Shoval found himself under Iñárritu’s wing as a protégé in the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative. He …

I Have 15 ideas to Change Your Life—Do You Have Five Minutes?

I’m the last person to say that life is easy. I don’t think that’s the case at all. But there’s one thing I’ve learned in recent years that changed …

A Clockwork Orange Author Anthony Burgess's Favorite Dystopias

Although he was an accomplished playwright, literary critic, and essayist, author Anthony Burgess—who was born 100 years ago today—is best known for …

Our Over-Branded, Social Media-Obsessed Dystopia Pops In These Surrealist Paintings

We live in an age of abundance. Even the poor among us are able to afford luxuries–a McDonald’s hamburger, say, or occasional access to world-class entertainment–that previous generations only dreamed of. And it’s been pointed out before that, as mind-blowing as the world is right now, in terms of …

The 5 Causes of Suffering According to Buddhism And How You Can Overcome Them

We all encounter mental roadblocks in life. To feelings of self-doubt to anxiety and depression, mental hindrances can be extremely tough to deal …

These 7 brutal truths about life are hard to admit but they'll change your life when you do

You know the old saying, “Youth is wasted on the young”?<p>I think about that sometimes – how I wish I’d had the self-awareness and confidence that I …

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Build a Coffee Table with Just Two Tools, Make a Secret Compartment Shelf, Create Motion-Activated Bike Lighting & More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Motion Activated Bike Lighting Prototype</b><p>Bob Clagett uses an Arduino 101 board to create a unique bike light. …

Woodworking

When you’re depressed, make something

Depression doesn’t discriminate. Everyone is a potential target for it, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, geographical location, or income. We are all subject to its grasp, and remember, it’s not the same thing as sadness.<p>Sadness is when you feel down because things aren’t going your way. …

Positive Thinking

Ailerons Typeface – Free Font!

Ailerons Typeface, a free font designed by Adilson Gonzales de Oliveira Junior.Inspired by aircraft models from the 1940s, the typeface was …

Women Frolic Free and Fairly Nude in These Saturated Illustrations

Oriane Safré-Proust's blue and red illustrations depict ladies celebrating their sexuality in various states of undress.<p>An illustrator with training drawing the human body, takes a lighter tone in an original series of primary-color drawings. Relaxed women, who shun clothing and prefer to wear …

Storytelling in Street Photography

Many street photography tutorials discuss the same topics over and over—focussing techniques, composition, candid shooting, etc. However, I believe …

Street Photography