Aliyah Vladimir

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Storehouse: the best visual storytelling app on the market - The American Genius

Web design and development trends that will dominate 2018<p>(BUSINESS NEWS) Check out these top trends for web design and development to revamp your …

The Ego and the Universe: Alan Watts on Becoming Who You Really Are

During the 1950s and 1960s, British philosopher and writer <b>Alan Watts</b> began popularizing Eastern philosophy in the West, offering a wholly different perspective on inner wholeness in the age of anxiety and what it really means to live a life of purpose. We owe much of today’s mainstream adoption of …

The Psychology of Trust in Work and Love

<i>“When you trust people to help you, they often do,”</i> Amanda Palmer asserted in her beautiful meditation on the art of asking without shame. But what does it really mean to “trust,” and perhaps more importantly, how can we live with the potential heartbreak that lurks in the gap between “often” and …

The Science of Why We Kiss

<i>“Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves,”</i> Einstein allegedly smirked. <i>“Like a bee that settles on the fragrant pistils of a flower, and sips in the nectar for honey, so should you sip in the nectar from between the lips of</i> …

Vladimir Nabokov on Writing, Reading, and the Three Qualities a Great Storyteller Must Have

<i>“Often the object of a desire, when desire is transformed into hope, becomes more real than reality itself,”</i> Umberto Eco observed in his magnificent atlas of imaginary places. Indeed, our capacity for self-delusion is one of the most inescapable fundamentals of the human condition, and nowhere do …

The “I” of the Beholder: What Is the Self?

<i>“I change every day, change my patterns, my concepts, my interpretations,”</i> Anaïs Nin wrote to <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> editor Leo Lerman in history’s most gracious turn-down of a major magazine profile, <i>“I am a series of moods and sensations. I play a thousand roles.”</i> And yet despite how much science may …

Sigma 50mm DG HSM Art Lens Tested, See How it Stacks Up Against the Otus

Sigma made quite a splash at CES this year when the company not only announced that a 50mm f/1.4 lens would be added to its superb Art series, but …

RAW Beauty Talks: Empowering Portraits of Women Without Make Up or Photoshop

If you browse around online, even if you stay away from the magazine covers with their models liquified into long-legged oblivion, you will be …

Behind the Moving Image: The Cinematography of Gravity

White HouseTrump Fires Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, Replacing Him With Admiral Ronny Jackson<p>MilitaryThe Idea of Drone Warfare Is Older …