Allison Nichole

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8 Body Language Tips That Will Make You More Likeable

1- Smile slowly. If you're too quick to come to a smile or drop one, your expression may not look genuine. Real smiles happen gradually, but remember …

Body Language

Jump Start the Creative Process by Using a Sense Other Than Sight

If you're constantly seeking inspiration from the same places, it can be hard to move forward creatively. Worse yet, if many others are also using …

Where In Your Body Is Your Soul?

Neither quantum physicists nor cognitive psychologists have definitively answered questions about the existence, composition, location, or even the …

Why A Surgeon Taught A Non-Doctor To Do Brain Surgery

Dr. Dilantha Ellegala, a brain surgeon, trained someone who isn't a doctor to do brain surgery.<p>That is the story featured in the new book <i>A Surgeon in the Village</i> by journalist Tony Bartelme.<p>This unlikely turn of events had its origins in 2006, when Ellegala was volunteering for a short stint at …

Medicine

31 Days to a Clutter-Free Home

1 of 11<p>Days 1-5: The Warm Up<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Days 6-8: The Bedroom<p>3 of 11<p>Day 9-10: The Closet<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Days 11-14: The …

A psychologist explains why we’re probably all delusional and how to fix it

Reflecting more doesn’t make us more self-aware<p>Every once in a while, a friend attends therapy for the first time and starts breathlessly reporting all the revelations she’s learned. In many of these circumstances, it’s all I can do to stop myself from yelling that <i>I,</i> or any of her other friends, …

4 Shoulder Stretches to Keep You Limber Forever

A Crash Course In Shoulder Anatomy<p>When most people think of their shoulder muscles, they usually picture the large, three-headed deltoid that wraps …

13 habits to give up if you want to be more confident

Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in deep-seeded insecurities. Authentic confidence has nothing to do with …

I thought I had 'anger issues' – but the real culprit was anxiety

I have sworn at well-meaning sales people. I have called up restaurants to complain about undercooked food, even though I'd eaten it. I possess both …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

Many people spend their 20s getting some unhealthy behaviours out of their system — like sleeping until 2 p.m. on Saturdays and spending all their …

25 Alan Watts Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …

Spirituality

Here’s why humans are wired to produce false memories

The recently released film The Sense of an Ending, adapted from Julian Barnes's Booker-winning novel, takes the second perspective. It explores the intriguing premise that our own views of our lives may be incomplete and even inaccurate. I research false memories, and so I was curious to see how …

4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

Nine tips to help you win at photography competitions

How to win at photography competitions<p><i>Having served as a judge on panels for quite a few of them, Senior DPReview contributor Damien Demolder knows a</i> …

Science Explains Why Early Birds Have Better Mental Health Than Night Owls

Hear Carl Sagan Artfully Refute a Creationist on a Talk Radio Show: “The Darwinian Concept of Evolution is Profoundly Verified”

It takes a special kind of person to calmly debate those who prefer dogma to reason and who insist on ignoring or distorting evidence to suit their …

Talk Radio

Use it or lose it - Have you got the brain for street photography?

It might sound like a provocation but it is not.<p>You should notice the little difference. I am not asking if you have got <i>the brains</i> for street …

This Video Shows You How to Hold a Camera to Avoid Camera Shake

A shaky camera means blurry photos, and while some cameras and lenses come with built-in stabilization, it doesn’t hurt to make sure you’re holding …

Study Shows That Teaching Young Kids Philosophy Improves Their Academic Performance, Making Them Better at Reading & Math

Should we teach philosophy to children? You’d have a hard time, I imagine, convincing many readers of this site that we shouldn’t. But why? It’s not …

Education

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7 Lazy But Brilliant Dinners You Should Make This Week

Minimum effort, maximum comfort.

Cooking

Nature Photographer Captures Fascinating Images with a Camera Obscura Made from a Tent

Cuban-born photographer Abelardo Morell has been making and using walk-in camera obscuras for the past 15 years with the goal of capturing the …

Nature Photography

Nicotine shown to reduce symptoms of schizophrenia

For years researchers have noted an unusual association between smoking and schizophrenia. Across multiple studies it was identified that people with …

How to use your exposure settings for creative effect

Whether you’re shooting photography or video, film or digital, exposure generally boils down to three elements in your camera. ISO, aperture and …

Dissecting a Louis C.K. Joke to Highlight How Well the Comedian Uses Language to Create Humor

The Nerdwriter (Evan Puschak) dissects a joke by Louis C.K. about playing Monopoly with his daughters to highlight how well the comedian uses …

25 Profound Zen Buddhism Quotes That Will Help You Find Meaning in Life

Zen Buddhism is a remarkable philosophy that helps sees things differently than we do in the west. It focuses on living a life that is full of …

Meditation

What Zen Buddhism Has To Say About Death and the Afterlife

Since the time humans evolved to have a thought, we have been searching for the truth about life and death. Many thousands of years ago, our …

Meditation

How to Defrost Your Car Windshield in Less Than a Minute

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>If you live in a place where it snows for three or more months out of the year, you know that …

Mermaids Swim In A 10,000 Plastic Bottle Ocean To Show How Much Average Person Pollutes Earth

Montreal-based photographer Benjamin Von Wong (previously here and here) is fascinated with water, but the artist kept his lense above the surface …

10 Proven Health Benefits of Eggplant You Need to Know

Eggplant