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Simple way to make stem cells in half an hour hailed as major discovery

A radical and remarkably easy way to make cells that can grow into any tissue in the body has been developed by scientists in Japan.<p>The feat has been hailed as a major discovery by researchers familiar with the work, and if it can be repeated in human tissue, could lead to cheap and simple …

7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their core creativity and manifest their goals. Mindfulness is a powerful tool that can help one go beyond their fears and resistances to tap into their …

Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.<p>But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged that their remedy was unlikely to inspire the …

Cancer

5 Quick Tips for Photographing People Outdoors

So, let me guess…your pictures of your friends, parents, children, or grandchildren don’t always come out the way you’d like, and you are frequently …

Landscape Photography

10 Successful Practices I've Learned from Interviewing 200+ Photographers

Over the past 8 years, I have conducted well over two hundred interviews with photographers on my show, The Candid Frame. These conversations have …

Five Examples of Successful Urban Agriculture Done Differently Around the World

<i>On Wednesday, the Landscapes Blog focused on the right to food in honor of World Food Day and Blog Action Day. While hunger, nutrition, and food</i> …

Foraged lunch: harvesting urban food crops as a hedge against food insecurity

<i>Efforts to make better use of food resources growing within the city are taking root in Seattle. It's part of a movement to bring urban foraging from the margins to the mainstream as a hedge against</i> <i>food insecurity and</i> <i>climate change.</i><p>Melany Vorass Herrera is about to break the law.<p>She’s harvesting …

Ugandan President To Sign Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Members of the party of President Yoweri Museveni have "welcomed the development as a measure to protect Ugandans from social deviants," tweeted his spokesperson when announcing his decision.<p>Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has decided to sign a law imposing up to a lifetime jail sentence for …

Up To 2,000 Bodies Now Thought To Be Buried On University of Mississippi Land, Officials Say

University of Mississippi officials have updated the body count after a land survey uncovered 800 to 1,000 more graves on property slated to be developed on their medical center campus.<p>Up to 2,000 unmarked graves have been identified on the land, which is bisected by a roadway, officials said. The …

Women Given Photoshop Transformations Say They Prefer Their Before Images

It’s common knowledge that Photoshop is used, in varying degrees, to help models and celebrities look their best in magazines. But is ‘their best’ …

Urban Exploration

My First Impression Review of the New Leica M-Monochrom Camera for Street Photography

I recently had the chance to shoot with the new Leica M-Monochrom camera at the Leica May 10th event in Berlin, and was quite impressed. The High-ISO …

Ned Wilson

World Press Photo Jury Chair Talks About This Year’s Impressive Winning Images

World Press Photo 2014 jury chair Gary Knight has said that many of this year’s entries into the contest were “missing something” — and there’s quite …

How Patterns Can Have an Awesome Impact in Your Photography

Patterns are a simple yet powerful way to add unparalleled visual impact to a photograph. You can find patterns in the natural world, you can find …

Landscape Photography

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It can’t be the weather. Why are Scandinavians so much more content than the rest of us? There is a lot to learn from the way people live abroad... 10 things we can learn from the happiest people in the world: http://bit.ly/1mhaCs0

Kawachi Fuji Garden, Kitakyushu, Japan - one of 75 places so colorful it’s hard to believe they’re real: http://bit.ly/75ColorfulPlaces Despite the internet popularity of the Wisteria Tunnel image at this Japanese garden, the private Kawachi Fuji Garden remains one of Japan’s better kept secrets. Located in the Fukuoka Prefecture in Kyushu, the garden is home to 150 trees, broken into 22 distinct breeds of wisteria, and costs between 300-1000 yen to enter depending on the season. The prime time to visit the garden is April and May, with the annual Wisteria festival held at the end of April.

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Sometimes it's tough to believe such beautiful sights are part of our planet, isn't it? More incredible images here: http://ow.ly/tw5Cs

How to save local bookstores in 2 easy steps

Local bookstores currently face the difficulties of increased overhead due to real estate costs and inventory issues, whereas Amazon can cut those …