Amy Boog

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How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

Meet Greater, the App That Sets You Up for Weight-Loss Success

As the biggest kid in the class, I grew up struggling with my weight.<p>When I started to secretly go to meetings that rhyme with Schweight Schwatchers, …

Cards Against Humanity Buys Land On Mexican Border To Block Construction Of Trump’s Wall

The folks that brought the world Cards Against Humanity (aka, “the party game for terrible people”) are at it again. As part of the their “Cards …

Vacation Company Vacasa Receives $103.5 Million Investment

The Portland-based vacation rental management company, Vacasa, announced Tuesday, October 17 an investment of $103.5 million. The Series B round is …

The Sorrow and Grace of Abandoned Cats, in Photos

“I remember having the clear feeling that I was taking photos of people,” Italian photographer Sabrina Boem tells me of her first encounter with …

Pets

Bananapocalypse: The race to save the world’s most popular fruit

In a hot, dry field near a place called Humpty Doo in Australia's Northern Territory, scientists are racing to begin an experiment that could determine the future of the world's most popular fruit, the lowly banana.<p>Dodging the occasional crocodile, researchers will soon place into the soil …

Forestry

Astrophotography 101 Part 3: A Basic Guide to dSLR Wide Field Shooting

It’s finally time for some hands on experience with basic astrophotography. This article may make or break your love for the art, depending on how …

New evidence says high-fat diet extends life and strength

A high-fat, or ketogenic, diet not only increases longevity, but also improves physical strength, according to new research with mice.<p>“The results …

Diabetes

When Will the Planet Be Too Hot for Humans? Much, Much Sooner Than You Imagine.

<i>To read an annotated version of this article, complete with interviews with scientists and links to further reading, click</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p><b>I.</b> ‘Doomsday’<p><i>Peering</i> …

Find hope for humanity in this video of 65,000 people singing “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Counteracting the current mind-set that everything is terrible, some 65,000 fans waiting for the sold-out Green Day concert in London’s Hyde Park on …

Improve Your Astrophotography Focus With a Bahtinov Mask

Finding razor-sharp focus when shooting astrophotography can be hard – stars appear as point light sources, and there are no detailed surfaces to aid …

Astrophotography

The Workout You Need to Do If You Sit All Day

It’s no surprise that sitting all day does some undesirable things to our bodies. Research has linked excessive sitting with an elevated risk for …

100-Year-Old Drug May Be the Key to Treating Autism

Old Drug, New Tricks<p>A small clinical trial from the University of California, San Diego, has just yielded some promising results for those living …

Freebie Alert: Download This 15-Page How-To Guide to Luminosity Masking for Great Landscape Photographs

If you’ve ever marveled at a spectacular landscape photograph and wondered how it was made, there’s a good chance the photographer employed a …

This psychedelic drug seems to affect the brain in ways that are surprisingly similar to meditation

Across the Atlantic, researchers in an ornate, blue-tiled hospital in Barcelona, Spain, study ayahuasca's physical effects on the brain.<p>The teams in those two disparate locations approach the study of the psychedelic drug differently, but researchers at each are coming to similar conclusions about …

25 Minutes. 13 Moves. One Total-Body Pilates Workout That Burns So Good

There are some sweat sessions that leave you wondering if you even got a good workout. And then there are others that make you shake, sweat, and feel …

ISO Explained for Beginner Photographers

For beginning photographers, one of the hardest parts of learning photography is figuring out all those exposure settings.You know...aperture, …

This Animation is a Simple Lesson on Aperture in Photography

If you’re just starting out in photography (or know someone who is), here’s a simple 5-minute animation that provides a crash course on the subject …

Atomic Hard Drive: IBM Researchers Store Single Bit Of Data On World's Smallest Magnet — One Atom Of Holmium

There’s only so much data that can be stored on silicon-based integrated circuits (as predicted by the so-called “Moore’s law”). That is why, …

Beginner Photography Tip: Advanced Controls That Will Take Your Photos to the Next Level

Tell me if this sounds familiar...You've been dabbling in photography for awhile now, but find yourself wanting to learn more.You have a good handle …

5 important stories that aren’t getting much attention this week

During Week One of Donald Trump’s presidency, there was a dizzying array of executive actions: 14 to be exact, enough to break President Barack …

The 20 best one-pot recipes: part 1

Observer Food Monthly’s recipe selection, from Nigella Lawson’s roast chicken to Anna Jones’s magic veg spaghetti<p>• 20 best one-pot recipes: part 2<p>I am back to familiar territory with this: the smell of chicken roasting with lemon, rosemary and garlic has always seemed to me the essence of all that …

Recipes

5 Pelvic Floor Exercises for Women

After childbirth, or as you get older, you may notice that your pelvic floor muscles have weakened.<p>The pelvic muscles support the bladder, bowel, and …

Muscle

Linguine with Fennel, Crab & Chervil: Traditional Italian Recipe

Serves 6<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>450 g/1 lb linguine<br>• 25 g/1 oz. /2 tbsps. butter<br>• 2 carrots, peeled and finely diced<br>• 2 shallots, peeled and finely diced<br>• 2 celery …

5 Recipes That Start With a Can of Beans

They’re stashed away in your pantry for emergencies. Weeknights when there’s little other food in the house, that is. They usually get dumped …

Cooking

How to Shoot a Timelapse in Direct Sunlight with an ND Filter

Few people dislike a bright day filled with sunshine. However, many photographers eventually come to the realization that their cameras’ preferences …

Landscape Photography

Harvard is putting a 13 module photography course online for free

Four months ago, it was Stanford who made their photography course for free, and now comes Harvard’s turns. Harvard has an online learning platform – …

Photography

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get fit?<p>If you're looking to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you …

12 Photo Projects You Can Do From Home

Part of becoming an improved photographer is understanding how to challenge yourself to put the skills you already have to the test and acquire new …