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8 Essential Underwater Photography Tips from Sarah Lee

Water photographer Sarah Lee (recently featured in a behind-the-scenes artist profile for the SmugMug Film series) grew up in Hawaii, surfing and …

The Secrets To Taking Awesome Dog Portraits

Here at HQ, we have a special spot in our hearts for dogs. So when we stumbled upon Elke Vogelsang‘s dog portraits, we were instantly smitten. Her …

Vogue Launches on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 4, 2014<p>Vogue, the most influential fashion magazine in the world, makes its debut on Flipboard today. Read by more than …

Brain Pickings Gets Made for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 11, 2014<p>Maria Popova is one of the Internet’s finest hunter-gatherers. Powered by a curious mind and a deep appreciation …

Get Cosmopolitan on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 14, 2014<p>Cosmopolitan Magazine has been around for over 100 years—first as a family magazine, then as a literary magazine. …

Headline News: CNN Comes to Flipboard

In 1980, in a former country club in Atlanta, Ted Turner launched America’s first 24-hour news channel. “We won’t be signing off until the world …

11 Tiny Life Changes That'll Bring You Major Bliss

You don't need to go on a tropical getaway to feel happier ASAP

7 Ways to Motivate Others Even You Can Do

If I was a super hero I’d want my super power to be the ability to motivate everyone around me. Think of how many problems you could solve just by …

15 Things To Talk About In A Healthy Relationship

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

You Can Make More Friends in Two Months By Becoming Interested in Other People

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Emotional Intelligence

Don't Ever Hesitate to Do Something

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

Productivity

People Rarely Succeed Unless They have Fun in What They are Doing

Turn Your Old T-Shirts into Wall Art

If you have an old t-shirt that you love but don't want to wear, or used to wear all the time but is now too small, one way you can continue to …

Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer care

No!<p>It’s a simple fact that you can never be productive if you take on too many commitments — you simply spread yourself too thin and will not be able …

Top 10

How Do You Construct A Voice?

<i>Part 3 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Extrasensory.<p><b>About Rupal Patel's TEDTalk</b><p>Speech scientist Rupal Patel creates customized synthetic voices that enable people who can't speak to communicate in a unique voice that embodies their personality.<p><b>About Rupal Patel</b><p>Rupal Patel directs the Communication …

How Can We All Listen Better?

<i>Part 4 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Extrasensory.<p><b>About Julian Treasure's TEDTalk</b><p>Sound expert Julian Treasure says we are losing our listening in a louder world. He shares ways to re-tune our ears for conscious listening — to other people and the world around us.<p><b>About Julian Treasure</b><p>Julian Treasure …

Shopping For the Perfect Therapist

A therapy veteran goes shopping for the One: a new shrink who can help him finally conquer his fear of, yes, commitment<p>The first guy asks me to remove my sneakers before I enter his office, so of course I don't trust him. Who says "sneakers"? And if I have to remove my shoes, how come he gets to …

Shangri-La is no more, after a massive fire devastates an ancient Tibetan village

A massive fire has destroyed an ancient Tibetan village known as Shangri-La. Chinese authorties renamed the community years ago to attract tourists. And they had succeeded.<p>But now the village, which is also known as Dukezong, is mostly gone, consumed by a blaze over the weekend that lasted 10 hours …

Why Didn't People Smile in Old Portraits?

Before technology made snapshots possible, only drunkards and sex gods could grin.<p>Let's play a short, highly contrived game, called called "Smile or Grimace?"<p>Here's Major General Samuel P. Heintzelman, an officer of the Federal Army, photographed during the war:<p>He looks pretty dour. Grimace.<p>Here's …

Why We Took Cocaine Out of Soda

<i>Social injustice and "a most wonderful invigorator of sexual organs"</i><p>1894 ad for Vin Mariani, art by Jules Cheret<p>When cocaine and alcohol meet inside a person, they create a third unique drug called cocaethylene. Cocaethylene works like cocaine, but with more euphoria.<p>So in 1863, when Parisian …

Then & Now: The Fascinating Evolution Of Paris 1910-2013

When it comes to the capital cities of Europe, due to strict regulations by the EU and budget restrictions, the rate of change and progress can be …

The 6 Most Terrifying Things People Used to Do With the Dead

Humans have long held a deep fascination with the morbid. Before televisions and the Internet came along, this could be problematic: It's not as if …

40 Must-See Photos From The Past

The phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” was coined by American newspaper editor Arthur Brisbane in 1911. It’s a simple notion that applies …

11 Photos of 1980s Malls That Will, Like, Totally Blow Your Mind

Of the thousands of images that photographer Michael Galinsky took in malls during the summer of 1989, this one really seems to strike a nerve, but …

A Mysterious Chicago Photographer’s 24 Images of Life in the 1880s and ’90s

In 1893, Frederic Ward Putnam, head of the anthropology department for the Columbian Exposition, and his assistant Franz Boas (the “Father of …

What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario

We all know the story, or think we do.<p>Let me tell it the old way, then the new way. See which worries you most.<p>First version: Easter Island is a small 63-square-mile patch of land — more than a thousand miles from the next inhabited spot in the Pacific Ocean. In A.D. 1200 (or thereabouts), a small …

How Humans Created Cats

Following the invention of agriculture, one thing led to another, and ta da: the world's most popular pet.<p>Why do people keep cats?<p>As a non-cat person, I have long been perplexed by this state of affairs, in which millions and millions of humans around the world have wound up sharing a home with …

12 Fascinating Moments in Winter Clothing History

Nowadays, people have access to all sorts of high-tech fabrics to stay warm and dry in inclement weather. But people faced the elements without the …