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5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Self-improvement

Do Mindfulness Apps Work?

Research on mindfulness apps is limited, but here’s what we know so far.<p>Want to feel more Calm, get some Headspace, and practice Mindfulness Daily? …

Review: Anker's newest wireless earbuds are dirt-cheap and sound amazing

Not long ago, Anker launched its answer to Apple’s AirPods with the Zolo Liberty – an impressive first effort that left a good impression, and retailed for $150. Now, it’s following it up with the SoundCore Liberty Lite.<p>We like the SoundCore Liberty Lite. For starters, it’s cheaper. Anker’s more …

Backyard Bird Photography With A Super-Telephoto Zoom

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from Digital Photo Magazine. It is being republished here with permission.</i><p>I don’t know much about birds, but I know …

5 Reasons Why You Should Try Painting with Acrylics Instead of Oils

Excerpt from <i>Acrylic Painting: Mediums & Methods</i> by Rhéni Tauchid, 2018. Photo by Jonathan Sugarman and Connie Morris. Courtesy of The Monacelli …

Our Favorite Apps This Month: July 2018

Every week at Lifehacker, we highlight four different apps and browser extensions that can do something awesome for your devices (or life): one for …

Apps

Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop

Nir Barzilai has a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of …

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Kanban

An Unexpectedly Awesome Side Effect of Not Drinking

Last week, a professional chef invited me to his house for dinner—a six-course meal that included homemade pork sausages, beef meatballs, lamb, …

Weight Loss

Creating More Compelling Bird Portraits - a turn of the head

Creating More Compelling Bird Portraits using a turn of the head. How to make your bird photos more captivating and compelling by getting eye contact.

Apple TV gets EPIX app with free trial for new users

Premium entertainment network EPIX today launched its new Apple TV app.<p>Subscribers get access to the complete catalog of content, including original series like <i>Berlin Station</i> and <i>Graves</i>, while new users can enjoy a limited-time free trial.<p>Launched in October 2009, EPIX is “the home of BIG …

App Store

If Meat Eaters Acted Like Vegans - Ultra Spiritual Life episode 35

Patient experience drives health care food safety leadership

This week Crothall Healthcare summoned a team of experts to collaborate by “mastering and integrating what you are good at” and challenged them to …

Famous Abstract Paintings you Need to Know

Wassily Kandinsky - Untitled (First Abstract Watercolor), 1910<p>In 1920 painter <b>Wassily Kandinsky</b> decided to free his artworks from the bondage of …

Design Zen: How Drawing Can Boost Your Creativity & Happiness

On the heels of the Presidential election and with major holidays approaching, many of us are stressed out. To make things worse, access to the 24/7 …

Thelightmedia.com

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Why Artist Gerhard Richter Destroys His Own Art

In the long arc of art history, we’ve become reluctantly accustomed to the devastating loss of cultural artifacts due to war and human misdeeds, …

Art

Current and Upcoming Gallery Openings on artnet

Aug 2, 2018<p>New York<p>Aug 3, 2018<p>Knokke<p>Aug 4, 2018<p>São Paulo<p>Aug 4, 2018<p>Los Angeles<p>Aug 4, 2018<p>East Hampton<p>Aug 4, 2018<p>Solana Beach<p>Aug 9, 2018<p>Toronto<p>Aug 9, …

20-year-old drone photographer turns coastline into stunning art

Throw away your holiday snaps and deactivate your aspirational Pinterest boards, because Australian man Gabriel Scanu has shut down the photography …

Coastlines

Let's Patrol Our Pools With Aquatic Drone Lifeguards

Pools can make a summer day a glorious experience, but they present a serious hazard. More than 3,500 people in the US drown in them every year. …

Talented Architect Demonstrates His Clever Method For Drawing Accurate Points of Perspective

Talented Iranian architect Reza Asgaripour demonstrated his clever method for accurately calculating and drawing points of perspective using elastic …

This free, long-exposure hack mimics a graduated filter effect

What if you could take killer, long-exposure images on your dedicated camera with just your phone? No graduated filters required — indeed, no filters …

Landscape Photography

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in October

We’re just a few days away from October, and that means it’s time for Halloween. Scary movies. Spooky stories. Specters that crawl out of your television and have really long hair. Given that, it’s hard to not see this upcoming month as a streaming service contest: which player can out-Halloween …

5 Easy Ways to Boost the Healthy Bacteria In Your Gut

The microbes living in your body can affect your mood, waistline, and disease risk. Here’s how to make yours better<p>By now you know the drill at the doctor’s office: Stick out your tongue. Drop your drawers. Take a dump in a cup. . .er, what?<p>Okay, maybe you haven’t been asked for a stool sample …

Unsettling sculptures of the Torrance family from ‘The Shining’ that you can never unsee

<i>Danny, Wendy and Jack Torrance sculptures.</i> <br>Sculptor and artist Clair Monaghan says that she enjoys building and animating characters that tell a …

Sculpture

‘Mastering Paper by FiftyThree,’ a guide by avid Paper creator Michael Rose

<b>‘Mastering Paper by FiftyThree,’ a guide by avid Paper creator Michael Rose</b><p>For those who haven’t yet discovered the work of designer and illustrator Michael Rose, check out his PaperFaces project and guide to using Paper. Here’s a peek…<p>Finally published the first part of my in-depth guide to Paper by FiftyThree. The introduction is all about the tools, how they work, what to use the tools for and why, etc.. (mostly topics I’ve covered before but I think they’re presented more logically …

Is jazz entering a new golden age?

It’s been sidelined for decades, but now the genre is in the spotlight thanks to endorsements by music’s biggest stars and the end of internal bickering<p>If you think you’ve seen more attention devoted to jazz in the past year or so, you’re not wrong. Thanks in part to a spotlight aimed by Kendrick …