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Coal Mining Photographed with a 100-Megapixel Camera

After reading about how mining-related injuries and deaths are systematically covered up by many authorities, Swedish photographer Sebastian Sardi …

Photography

How I Married the Best Man at My First Wedding — and Learned to Live With a Bachelor

When people ask how I met my husband Shaun, I always feel slightly embarrassed. Because the truth is that I was introduced to him four weeks before my first wedding when I was only 22. Shaun was to be our best man. He and my first husband had been at law school together — although I'd never seen …

I'm In A World Of 70MM Racing Footage And I Never Want To Leave

Check out those nice wide shots and rich colors that only the real, super wide honest-to-God celluloid can provide. I didn’t plan to spend my …

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Dell Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Technical or non-technical positions, there's something here for just about everyone.<p>FlexJobs, a leader in the flexible job movement that's currently disrupting the traditional workforce, has released data about how working remotely will save you money.<p>The average person can save between $4,668 to …

Employment

I Want to Outfit My Entire Home in This New Ikea Collaboration

Stampd designer Chris Stamp's Spänst collection launches in May.<p>I am not currently in possession of a perfectly manicured loft with clean concrete surfaces, high ceilings, huge windows, and an expertly curated collection of art and ephemera scattered throughout. But I'd <i>like</i> to be. And while current …

Boeing CEO Says He's Considering Launching a Rocket to Bring Back Rival Elon Musk's Tesla

Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg highlighted the company’s deep roots in space exploration with a playful jab at up-and-comer …

Space Travel

It May Soon Be Illegal For NYC Bosses to Contact Employees Out of Hours

Step away from the work email (via TeroVesalainen/Pixabay)<p>After a long, hard day at the office, the last thing you want is the boss interrupting your …

newyork

A professor with 30 years of experience says there's no point in holding the plank for longer than 10 seconds — and says you shouldn't do sit-ups first thing in the morning

The plank is widely considered to be a powerful movement for strengthening the core. There are entire workouts, like the plank challenge, based around holding the exercise for longer each time you do it.<p>But getting the most out of the plank, which involves supporting your weight on your hands, …

Workouts

3 Mistakes You’re Making When You Stretch

Stretching is critical component of physical fitness and overall health. "It keeps the muscles flexible, strong, and healthy, and we need that …

The best type of exercise for burning belly fat probably isn't what you think it is

Targeting different areas of the body might actually be more effective.<p>Belly fat is notorious for being the hardest to shift, and there's a biological reason for that (you can read more on why here). Because the fat that gathers around your abdomen can be so stubborn, many people find themselves …

No Logo Logo! Brand Identity for Something

Motherbird, a design studio from Australia created an amazing brand identity for the London based content agency Something. As they describe, it's a …

Before and After: A Couple Revamp an Old Airstream Into a Charming Workspace and Home

After stumbling upon an outdated Airstream on eBay, a couple decide to make a radical life change.<p>When Sheena and Jason noticed their everyday was becoming a bit too monotonous, they knew it was time to shake things up. So, they did what any curious mind would do—they turned to the treasure trove …

The Last Photos Of A 14-Year-Old Polish Girl In Auschwitz Get Colorized, And They’ll Break Your Heart

Digital artist Marina Amaral has been colorizing historic photos for three years and recently updated the last images of a 14-year-old Polish …

Winston Churchill

How to (Finally) Stop Taking Things So Personally, According to a Psychotherapist

Next time you're feeling hurt or angry, this is what to do.<p>"It's not personal. It's just business." How many times have you heard those words when you were smarting over a job you didn't get or a pitch that got rejected, or a professional setback or slight? And how often have you found them …

Self-help

There's a simple phrase you can use when asking for a flight upgrade that could help you land a first-class seat — but there’s a catch

Even when airlines don't sell all of their first-class seats on a given flight, it might not be easy to use miles for an upgrade. Sometimes, airlines may keep unsold first-class seats available until the last minute so they can sell them at significant markups to business travelers, who tend to buy …

Japanese ‘Ikigai’ Philosophy Could Be the Secret Formula to a Long and Happy Life

Many of us spend our entire lives trying to achieve happiness and the perfect life balance to leave us fulfilled. So what is the key to living a full, fruitful life? In Japan, a concept called <i>ikigai</i> is central to finding one’s satisfaction and meaning in life. In fact, <i>ikigai</i> translates to “reason …

React is the Treasure I Found Among The Goats

Like many devs, I imagine my first response to React was dismissal.<p>Turns out I was wrong on all counts, and began changing my mind after doing actual …

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

10 Fat-Burning Strength-Training Workouts You Can Do Right in Your Living Room

We get it — sometimes you just can't get to the gym. That doesn't mean you can't squeeze in an effective workout in the comfort of your own home, though. Whether you're a newbie to the dumbbells or you're a weightlifting junkie, there's bound to be something here for you. Some of the workouts are …

Workouts

People with depression use language differently — here’s how to spot it

From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this "language of depression" can have a powerful effect on others. Just consider the impact …

It would cost your whole annual salary to travel like an influencer

Those heavily filtered travel photos by Instagram influencers may stoke your wanderlust, but they’re also too good to be true.<p>Relocation service …

AI didn’t decode the cryptic Voynich manuscript — it just added to the mystery

Claims about AI ‘cracking’ the 600-year-old code were just wishful thinking<p>If you were compiling a list of the world’s 100 oddest objects — just the weirdest stuff that human civilization has excreted over the millennia — then you’d have to leave room somewhere for the Voynich manuscript. It’s 600 …

An electric Harley-Davidson is coming in 2019

Harley-Davidson, the American motorcycle manufacturer famous for its loud burbling, popping engine sounds, plans to release its first electric motorcycle within the next 18 months.<p>An electric motorcycle will, of course, not make burbling or popping noises. Instead it's more likely to emit a …

Motorcycles

This Is What It's Like to Do 100 Crunches a Day For 1 Week

We rarely ever do ab exercises in CrossFit. That's because many of the exercises we do like squats, burpees, box jumps, and pull-ups are compound movements that engage the core — we multitask! But since one of my new year's resolutions is to press into a handstand, I know I need to give my core a …

Workouts

To Our Readers

<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

The Only Do-Anywhere, 3-Move Abs Workout You'll Ever Need

The great quest for abs might seem never ending, but there are ways to achieve results in an epically easy way. A tighter, more toned tummy can be gained anywhere — even from the comfort of your own home! Whether you are at home in the gym or in the office, there's no reason you can't find some …

How Kettlebell Training Can Improve Your Posture

<b>by</b> Kettlebell KingsIn today’s society, it is easy to fall victim to poor posture, whether it’s from sitting at a desk all day or a sedentary …

Opioid commission member: Our work is a 'sham'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Republican-led Congress has turned the work of the president's opioid commission into a "charade" and a "sham," a member of the panel told CNN.<p>"Everyone is willing to tolerate the intolerable -- and not do anything about it," said former Democratic Rep. Patrick Kennedy, who was one of …

Medicine