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The most surprising ways to master 12 essential life skills

If you haven't mastered some of the most essential life skills already, it may be time to take a different approach.<p>Whether you're looking to improve your memory or overcome your procrastination (no, it can't wait), here are 12 surprising ways you can master some essential life skills.

There May Be Another Painting Hidden Beneath The Mona Lisa

Here comes Tom Hanks.<p>A recent discovery seems to indicate that Mona Lisa isn't actually Mona Lisa. Da Vinci, you sly fox. As the BBC reported, French scientist Pascal Cotte analyzed the masterpiece with reflective light technology until he determined—after 10 years—that a portrait of a completely …

Video Green Screen Chromakey Essentials

With these simple tips for creating and lighting a green screen, editors will have a far easier time pulling clean keys. The secret to success is to …

Want to Raise Resilient Kids? A Navy SEAL Says Always Do This | Inc.com

Resilience is defined as "the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness."<p>There's no surprise that it's a characteristic of some of the world's most successful people. It's also a required trait to endure and succeed in some of the toughest specialties in the U.S. military.<p>Over on …

Self-improvement

Constructing Stories With Illustration

Let me introduce you to Shaivalini Kumar… She is part of Adobe’s 25 under 25, which celebrates artists from around the world. Kumar is from India, …

Photographer Humorously Imagines Darth Vader with a Daily Routine like the Rest of Us

Polish photographer Pawel Kadysz imagines that Darth Vader is more like us than we might realize. In his series of selfies called <i>Daily Life of Darth Vader</i>, Kadysz shows that the infamous Sith Lord performs many of the same relatable and mundane tasks that we do, such as food shopping and cleaning …

How To Choose Video Recording Formats

Whatever camera you use, and whether you're shooting for the cinema screen or the web, you want to record the best quality possible.This lesson shows …

Woman With 36 Different Appearances!

I wouldn't be surprised if photographer Nienke Klunder was a Russian spy. She is a master at transforming her appearance, as you can see from these 36 drastically different self-portraits.<p>Klunder says the set, named <i>The Community</i>, is “an exploration into the female quest for identity and self …

Professional iPhone Rig

Watch People React to Being Called Beautiful

Artist Shea Glover recently did a social experiment. The 18-year-old Chicago-based artist took her Canon Rebel T5i around her performing arts high …

DTI Logo

Fresh colours, patterns and textures add flair to these spaces created by another British designer Flora Soames. Casual chic with a great energy. I …

Fireplaces

Apple’s iPad Pro Is Fast, Powerful and Just the Right Size

When Apple launched its iPad Pro, my eyebrows went up. A gigantic, 13-inch tablet for $1,000 (even more with the nearly essential new keyboard and …

Shiftwear Wants You To Own A Single Pair Of Sneakers

Sneakerheads rejoice! Your days of buying dozens upon dozens of different sneakers just to have the coolest design or art is soon coming to an end. …

Auction Block: 1932 Ford Double Down

You don’t typically think about hot rods when you talk about Ford, but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. In fact, there are some pretty powerful …

Hot Rods

Lucky Strike Spy Camera

After seeing <i>Spectre</i> recently, you might be wondering just what other cool spy gadgets are out there. But before glacier sunglasses and C4 grenade …

Gear & Gadgets

Star Wars Group Shot Scarf

Say "Cheesy holiday special!"<p>Wear it around your neck to keep your fandom on the downlow<br>• Wear it as a wrap to show off your fandom<br>• Or hang it from a …

Darth Vader

Epson PaperLab Papermaking Machine

Using recycled paper is better than the alternative, but it still has its problems. Namely, the carbon wasted transporting the product, the water …

Steve McQueen’s 1963 Triumph Bonneville Desert Sled

You remember the scene in <i>The Great Escape</i> when Steve McQueen escaped the Nazi’s by jumping a Triumph over a fence? That was actually McQueen’s friend …

How to Shoot Architectural Photography Like a Pro

Architectural photography — capturing motionless, massive structures — can seem simple compared to fast-paced sports photography, or the visceral …

Red Coat Christmas Tree Ornament

Christmas Trees

Vintage Massey Ferguson Tractor Upcycled Into Design Bar

Abandoned vintage tractor that was rescued from an empty field and superbly repurposed into a bar with a glass top. […]Read Vintage Massey Ferguson …

Very nice mice : a sewing pattern

A free pattern and tutorial to make adorable felt mice - quick and easy to make, lovely as ornaments and gifts.<p>340<p>8979

'Dear Mr. You' Is A Lifetime In Letters

A lot of men might like to get a letter from Mary-Louise Parker. She's written more than 30 to some of the men who've been important in her life: The grandfather she never got the chance to know. Her childhood priest. A Hollywood accountant. A man who will one day love her daughter. Her father. And …

A Fun Series of Colorful Illustrations That Interact With Items From the Real World

Kristina Webb, a 19-year old artist, author and Instagram phenom from New Zealand, has created a fun series of colorful illustrations that seemingly …

Casey Neistat Presents His Guide to Filmmaking

Prolific daily vlogger Casey Neistat shares his approach to creating videos, including what kind of camera equipment to use and how to tell a good …

Tiny Chess Set Fits inside a Ring

Imgur member Arduosity crafted this incredibly detailed and intricate chess set. S/he describes it as "near impossible to set up." But it's the …

How To Master The Fine Art Of The Follow-Up

Here’s your guide to how to (professionally) pester about a job, a pitch, an invoice, and more.<p>Is there anything more frustrating than waiting for an answer and getting silence? Someone is holding onto your money, your idea, or your very future, and you need feedback before you can breathe (or just …

Head Trip

Over the years, the fantastical creations of Philip Treacy, fashion’s maddest hatter, have tested the limits of the improbable. He has put a telephone atop Lady Gaga, a Campbell’s Soup can on Naomi Campbell (get it?), and a peacock on Emma Watson that was almost as tall as the actress herself. With …

Traveling Photographer Captures the Exciting Freedom of Sailing

Marine photographer Kurt Arrigo has captured the magic that occurs when one sets sail on breathtakingly blue waters. Since the artist grew up on the European island of Malta, he's always been surrounded by the sea. “It was all very accessible for me to do what I loved to do,” he told Instagram …

Brad Wilson's Affinity II series of animal portraits - Telegraph

Ornithology