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Why I Want You to Notice That I'm Fat

After years of trying to make myself disappear, now I want to be seen.<p>When I was younger, all I wanted was to be invisible.<p>I wanted to be invisible because I was the opposite: I was so visible. I just knew I was being watched — watched because I wore my father's hand-me-downs, watched because I …

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

The Brain

A Better Kind of Happiness

Nearly two and a half millennia ago, Aristotle triggered a revolution in happiness. At the time, Greek philosophers were trying hard to define precisely what this state of being was. Some contended that it sprang from hedonism, the pursuit of sensual pleasure. Others argued from the perspective of …

This new image-editing app is so good, I'm ditching Photoshop

Less than shocking news: The photo above isn't actually a museum-aged Kodacolor portrait of my grandfather. It's a digital picture of my friend Sean, who dropped by my headshot studio and was nice enough to lend his picture to this article.<p>The film-like texture, dust, and scratch marks are courtesy …

9 foods you thought were healthier than they are

Countless products in the health foods aisle of your local grocery store don't belong there.<p>Many of them boast labels like low or reduced fat.<p>The problem with low-fat products is simple. To accommodate for the loss of flavor that comes with removing the cream or richness in a product, food …

The megapixel count on your camera doesn't matter

Apple<p>Megapixels don't matter anymore.<p>But to look at most phone or camera ads you'd think they're the most important stat in the world.<p>A megapixel is …

25 'superfoods' you should be eating more of right now

Ever wondered what people mean when they say you should eat more superfoods?<p>You're not alone. As it turns out, there's no legal or medical definition for what counts as a "superfood." Nutritionists and public-health experts rarely use the term.<p>But that doesn't mean it's completely bogus. In fact, …

Best college food places open late

Freebirds World Burrito is a UCSB favorite.Yelp/Angela R.<p>In college there's a seductive fourth meal that happens usually sometime between 10 p.m. and dawn.<p>We've put together a list of 40 late-night food joints that have become college favorites, pulling suggestions from students to make our …

Science says these 9 tactics will help you win any argument

We've scoured the research and compiled the following science-backed tactics that will help you win any argument.

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• Thanksgiving<p>Jump to Section:<p>Turkey Recipes and Techniques<p>Recipes Simple Roast Turkey With GravyYour grandma’s roasting pan may have sentimental value, but it’s not the tool for the job. Use a Baking Steel instead for a bird that’s tender, moist, and juicy throughout.<p>Recipes Easy Stuffed Roast …

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15 drool-worthy things you can cook in your waffle maker

As we look forward to National Waffle Day on August 24, remember that your waffle maker can make waffley goodness out of almost anything. Many starch-heavy foods cook beautifully in a waffle maker, especially bready, doughy and eggy ingredients. Did I mention bacon? Yes, bacon, too.<p>While you <i>could</i> …

Breakfast

15 healthy eating habits that work according to scientists

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks, and as a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 15 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

There Are 550 Sheep in This Landscape Photo

The Internet is abuzz over a series of photographs by a farmer named Liezel Kennedy in Saskatchewan, Canada. The image above may appear at first …

Sheep

How I Shot Award-Winning Wildlife Photos in My Back Garden Safari

A little over a year ago, a friend stayed for the weekend and, one morning, spotted a fox in my garden. I didn’t see it myself, so was a little …

Wildlife

23 Crafty Ways to Repurpose Empty Wine Bottles

We know you've been saving them up, just waiting to be inspired.<p>We know you've been saving them up, just waiting to be inspired.

I Asked 11 Pro Photographer Friends to Work for Free. Here’s What They Said

What do you say as a photographer when you’re asked to shoot for free? What if the one asking is a good friend, an old friend… a friend who really …

My Free and Open Source Photography Workflow

After several years of trial and error, I finally have a complete RAW photography workflow in Linux that I am happy with.<p>The applications in this …

Slow Cooker Oats Recipe

"I just can't get up in the morning to make my hubby breakfast before he leaves for work, so I put this in the slow cooker the night before, and …

10 Good Things for Cleverly Using Kitchen Leftovers

Rather than discard the wrapper after you've used a stick of butter, stash it in the freezer inside a resealable plastic bag. When you need to butter a baking dish, take out a wrapper, let it soften slightly, and use.

Apples, Apples Everywhere: 9 Easy Recipes For Fall's Favorite Fruit

Apple season is here -- time to round up the kids and get picking! After you've Instagrammed all of those adorable orchard pics, you've got to figure out what to do with all of those apples. From breakfast to dessert, here are nine easy recipes to help you use them all up.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked</b> …

Guy Stands His Ground Against a Charging Elephant, Keeps Taking Pictures

Here’s a crazy 50-second video showing an encounter one tourist photographer had with a wild elephant in Thailand. After finding and observing a …

Did I Just Give My #Permission? Hashtag Consent for Photo Usage is Trending

The <i>New York Times</i> published an article about brands using user generated content (UGC) without explicit permission. When a woman named Shereen Way …

Social Media

12 Sneaky Ways to Hide Household Eyesores

7 key questions about our newly discovered human ancestor, answered

In groundbreaking new research published on Thursday, a new species of human relative has been discovered in South Africa. The findings, published in …

Anthropology

10 Famous Street Photography Quotes You Must Know

If you want to get a deeper insight into street photography and take better photos, I feel it is very important to study the work of the street …

District Attorney Warns Parents About Sneaky Photo-Hiding Apps

Quite a few parents got a rude awakening this past week after an Alabama district attorney released a video that reveals one way kids are hiding …

Apps

Portrait vs Landscape

Which is better?<p>Watch the following video:<p>Highlights of this video:<p>0:20 NPWS shoot – Barrington Tops<br>0:50 What I photographed for them…<br>1:20 What is …

42 Megapixels of Garbage: An Unconventional Review of the Sony a7R II

The 42MP Sony a7R II has got to be one of the most anticipated camera systems in the history of cameras, and for good reason.<p>Over the years, I’ve had …

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Lightricks Raises $10 Million in Funding to Advance Its Mobile Photo Apps

Facetune is one of the most popular photo tools in both Apple’s iOS App Store and Google’s Play Store — to such a great degree that Apple officially …

Apps