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How to Define What Makes a Great Photograph Great

Photographers tend to bemoan that everyone's seeming belief that they are a photo critic. Event though the vast majority of people aren't really …

Getting Things Done, Ten Years In

You don’t hear a lot of people talk about the <i>Getting Things Done</i> productivity system anymore. It’s not as colorful or Insta-friendly as the Bullet …

Musician had been required to deliver lecture within six months of Nobel prize ceremony in order to receive prize money<p>Bob Dylan has delivered his Nobel lecture, the only requirement to claim the money that comes with his prize for literature, the Swedish Academy confirmed on Monday.<p>“The speech is …

Literature

The 50-Year-Old Business Book You Need to Read (or Reread) Right Now | Inc.com

There aren't a lot of business books from a half-century ago that have stood the test of time, but Peter Drucker's <i>The Effective Executive</i> (Harper Business), now available in a spiffy new 50th Anniversary edition, is one of the select few. In 1967, back before Millennials were a gleam in their …

Management

Spectre isn’t out until October, but there are plenty of wannabonds to watch first, from Kingsman to The Man from Uncle. We rate the new releases out of 007<p>With a new James Bond film due in October, there wouldn’t seem to be a pressing need for any other globetrotting secret-agent movies. But the …

Movies

Astronomers Find Supermassive Black Hole 12 Billion Times Size of the Sun

Astronomers say they have have discovered a black hole so big that it challenges the theory about how they grow. Scientists said this black hole was formed about 900 million years after the Big Bang. But with measurements indicating it is 12 billion times the size of the sun, the black hole …

Black Holes

Sex(Ed): The Movie - Trailer 1

Remember how you learned about sex? Sex(Ed) captures the humor, shock and vulnerability people face when learning about sex through the lens of the …

Sundance 2015: How 'Diary of a Teenage Girl' one-ups 'An Education'

Maybe it's something about the word "girl" in the title. Or maybe it's what happens when you make a coming-of-age movie with animation.<p>A number of factors may be at play. But as Sundance heads into its final phase, it's clear that "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" -- a coming-of-age story with …

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is an …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

The complex controls of an F1 steering wheel revealed

The modern Formula 1 car is among the most amazing machines ever made. And when you're going wheel-to-wheel with someone like four-time world champ …

9 Things You Didn't Know About PULP FICTION

Kiefer Sutherland: five best moments

Kiefer Sutherland has been back in the news after returning to the role of Jack Bauer, the adrenaline-fuelled protagonist in the hugely popular TV series, 24. After a four-year hiatus, 24: Live Another Day will air on 7 May in the UK.<p>Sutherland is not just famous for cocking handguns and running …

Forget Running Coffee. This Design Internship at Carbone Smolan Agency is So Much More

Looking to learn the ins and outs of how the creative process works in real life? Want to work with teams of some of the most thought-provoking, …

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China rejects sign it may soon be No. 1 economy

BEIJING (AP) — China has rejected a World Bank report that suggests it might pass the United States this year to become the biggest economy measured …

7 Street Photography Tips and Exercises to Try This Season

If you live near me, the birds are starting to chirp, it no longer hurts your face to walk out the door, and everyone sheds their all black winter …

Photography

The Truth in Advertising Act Seeks to Rein in Excessive Photoshop Use in Ads

Excessive Photoshopping has gotten a lot of press in recent years, and anti-Photoshop advocates might finally get what they’ve been seeking thanks to …

Entrepreneurs reveal their failures en route to success

<b>Millions of people dream of starting their own company, but only some are brave enough to take the leap.</b><p>Fewer still go on to great success.<p>Talking to BBC Radio 5 live's On the Money, some of the UK's most successful entrepreneurs share their tips for business success - as well as revealing some of …

SeaWorld loses bid to put trainers back in water for killer-whale shows

SeaWorld lost a major round Friday in its legal fight to put its trainers back into the water with killer whales during the parks' marquee orca shows.<p>By 2-1, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., rejected an appeal by SeaWorld of a citation issued in 2012 by the Occupational …

SeaWorld

NASA Photos Give Us a Behind the Scenes Look at the Apollo 11 Training Exercises

Yes, it’s April Fools’ Day, but this photo and those below aren’t fakes. These are the real deal. Not <i>that</i> kind of real deal, though. These are …

Meet the Man Who Jumped Off One World Trade Center

Last summer, I interviewed dozens of the ironworkers who were working around the clock to turn One World Trade Center into the tallest building in …

Personal Branding by Leonardo Gubbioni

Personal Identity Design.<p>Leonardo Gubbioni is a graphic design student based in Terni, Italy. He graduated in 2010 in “Advertising Techniques” at the …

HTC Introduces The Lite-Brite Of Smartphone Cases

There’s nothing exciting about smartphone cases. The prophylactics of the gadget world, they cost literally pennies to make; go to any consumer electronics trade show, and they will be thrust into your hands by dealers with the same imploring quality used by volunteers trying to get sex workers to …