David John

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7 Common Psychological Terms You're Probably Using Wrong

If you're not a student of psychology, you probably don't feel the need to learn the difference between terms like <i>hypnagogic</i> and <i>hypnopompic</i>, <i>catalepsy</i> …

The 2 Essential Keys to a Successful Long-Term Relationship

When it comes to forming—and keeping—healthy relationships, what are the key ingredients? Almost everyone would like to know, including relationship …

In a world where lying has become normalized, what is the future of honesty?

We are told from childhood that it is wrong to lie, but every day we see evidence that <i>not</i> telling the truth is the way to achieve power and success.<p>For examples, you only have to look at America’s current state of political affairs. “Many Politicians Lie. But Trump Has Elevated the Art of …

Psychology

The Science Behind Psychopaths and Extreme Altruists

Researchers have found that the way our brains are wired can affect how much empathy we feel toward others—a key measuring stick of good and evil.<p><b>From the kitchen window</b> of her mobile home in Auburn, Illinois, Ashley Aldridge had a clear view of the railroad crossing about a hundred yards away.<p>When …

Psychology

Add Realistic Water Reflections to Landscape Photos Using Photoshop’s Powerful 3D Features (VIDEO)

Image-editing expert Unmesh Dinda is one of our favorite sources for in-depth Photoshop and Lightroom tutorials, and in the video below he …

The Most Beautiful Places in Australia

Whether you're visiting for the first or fifth time, the natural beauty of Australia is guaranteed to blow you away. With pink lakes, vertical cliffs, and beaches crowded with kangaroos, the country's landscapes are unrivaled. Even below earth's surface, life seems to shine a little brighter Down …

Feeling anxious? Your gut bacteria might be to blame

All of us experience anxiety at one point or another; whether down to a job interview or a first date, that nervous feeling in the gut often takes …

Medical Research

10+ Of The Most Epic Long Exposure Shots Ever

Usually, we are viewing photos that capture a short moment in time, but these pictures are completely different. The intent of long exposure …

Politicians must face the truth: Indigenous Australia doesn’t accept symbolic recognition

There are many Indigenous Australias, multiple nations whose immediate country is as diverse as the tongues in which they speak.<p>Some politicians don’t understand that – never really have. Since colonial days they wanted to deal with a “chief” – or however else they might term a leader – who might …

Australia

Smartphone use has radical impact on mental health of teens, claims San Diego SU psych professor

San Diego State University professor of psychology and author Jean Twenge has claimed that smartphone usage is having a radical impact on both the behavior and mental health of U.S. teenagers.<p>The arrival of the smartphone has radically changed every aspect of teenagers’ lives, from the nature of …

Natural cannabinoids from omega-3 fatty acids combat inflammation

Scientists have discovered a new group of molecules produced in the body that have anti-inflammatory properties similar to those of marijuana. These …

North Korea and the USA: Two countries separated by the same attitude

Israeli gunfire has wounded over 134 Palestinians as thousands of women protested in the Great March of Return along the area of the Gaza Strip …

Israel

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the focusing modes on your camera

When trying to understand what different focusing modes are for, it's important to have a basic grasp of exactly what focus is in terms of …

The census shows there’s a gap in the spirituality market. Is yoga filling it? | Brigid Delaney

The data reveals that Australians are losing their religion but their craving for meaning and moral teaching appears stronger than ever<p>In my local yoga studio is a flyer for a program that is rapidly filling up: six weeks of daily yoga, meditation, journaling and weekly meetings that are part …

Gods of garbage – in pictures

Fabrice Monteiro travelled to the most polluted places in Africa and created terrifying characters who roamed their midst dressed in eerie debris. They are spirits, he says, on a mission to make humans change their ways

Pollution

The Ultimate Multi-Purpose Fitness Equipment: Your Bike

We’ve got a little obsession with things that have more than one purpose and, in fitness terms, there is nothing more proficient at this than your …

The Best Printing Methods for Your Travel Photographs

Sometimes everything comes together at the right moment; the lighting, angle and every other element combine to create a picture that is truly one of …

Nature Photography

Remembering Fan Ho, Hong Kong street photography master - CNN Style

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN<p>A handsome, well-coiffed man carries a tray of tofu through the streets of Hong Kong. Workers squat on concrete steps picking at their lunches with chopsticks. An old woman walks down an empty alley, rays of sunlight piercing the smoke and dust.<p>These are just some of …

Hong Kong

A homage to neon signs – in pictures

For Terry Thompson, neon signs are an obsession. Over the past 16 years, the San Francisco-based artist has driven all over the States looking for interesting signs, immortalising them in a series of oil paintings inspired by Edward Hopper and Ed Ruscha. “To me, old signs are handmade sculptures,” …

Spectacular Portraits of Ballet Dancers by Alexander Yakovlev

<b>Alexander Yakovlev</b> is a superb talented self-taught photographer and artist currently based in Moscow, Russia. Alexander received his degree in Law …

What Is Lucid Dreaming and How Do I Get Started?

Welcome to Lifehacker’s <b>Lucid Dream Workshop</b>. Each week we’ll learn a little more about the mysterious realm of sleep science, dreams, and how to …

22 common mental health myths you need to stop believing

The best way to stop the stigma surrounding mental illness? Learning the facts.<p>As more people speak out about living with mental illness, conditions like depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder are finding a healthy place in public conversation. But there are still a ton of mental health …

Understanding the Architecture of Our 'Second Brain'

<i>Summary: Researchers provide new insight into the organization of nerve cells within the gut that help control its function.</i><p>Source: Francis Crick …

Neuroscience

Beautiful Italy Black and White Photography

There are some awesome scenes in Italy in the latest season of 'Master of None'. Here in Brazil, there are tons of Italian immigrants and we get to …

Italy

The end of an era for Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, in pictures

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Great Australian photographs: The Kiss by Rennie Ellis – an audio essay

In the second part in our audiovisual series on celebrated Australian photographs, we look at the work of Rennie Ellis, including such eye-opening shots as the The Kiss<p><i>Click on the audio buttons to hear the conversations between the Guardian Australia picture editor, Jonny Weeks, the Guardian</i> …

Great Australian photographs: Trent Parke – an audio essay

In the latest chapter in our audiovisual series on celebrated Australian photographs, we look at the images of Magnum member Trent Parke<p><i>Click on the audio buttons to hear conversations between the Guardian Australia picture editor, Jonny Weeks, the Guardian Australia photographer, Mike Bowers, the</i> …

Photography

The mental health crisis could be tackled by reintroducing spirituality instead of focusing on material gain

Britain is in the grip of a mental health crisis. Millions are beset with anxiety and despair which statistics can confirm in depressing detail. …

War on waste: Is it possible to live plastic-free?

The year was 2012 and Lindsay Miles saw a poster at her local library spruiking a plastic-free July challenge.<p>She decided to give it a go.<p>Five years …