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Stop Fantasizing About the Perfect Job

Some careers seem to maintain a powerful allure. Many people fantasizing about leaving their jobs for careers that seem to offer deep meaning, like teaching or non-profit work, or apparent autonomy, like entrepreneurship. Others are attracted by high-status, high-pay occupations such as law and …

Do grades matter? Depends if you’re asking Google or Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs and Google are both thought of as companies that compete for talent. But they have different ways of spotting it.<p>One of the best-known—and surprising—results of Google’s internal research into hiring and success is that academic track records don’t really matter. In a New York Times …

The invisible downside of cheating in life

People who take shortcuts can trick themselves into believing they are smarter than they are, says Tom Stafford, and it comes back to bite them.<p>Honesty may be the best policy, but lying has its merits – even when we are deceiving ourselves. Numerous studies have shown that those who are practised …

Psychology

There Is a Longevity Pill Backed by Five Nobel Prize Winners

A new pill marketed as a dietary supplement claims it can boost 'metabolic health.'<p>So, we finally have a more credible longevity pill.<p>It's called Basis (as it wants to provide you with the foundations for a long life), and it's a dietary supplement purporting to boost your "metabolic health." It's …

8 Awesome YouTube Tutorials Every Photographer Should See

<i>Jimmy Mcintyre is a travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national magazines,</i> …

30 Unbelievably Amazing Photography Links

This week's list of photography links features a wide variety of topics and sources. Toad Hollow Photography has been busy over the holidays …

Landscape Photography

How to Avoid Star Trails by Following the ‘500 Rule’

Due to the rotation of the Earth, it appears as though the stars are moving through the sky in long exposures. Star trails can be a desired effect …

Sony Alpha

Artist Saves Forgotten Paintings by Adding His Own Hilarious Touch

Artist David Irvine takes existing, unwanted paintings and gives them a second life thanks to his hilarious additions. He calls this <i>Re-Directed Art</i>, and the originals are works that he’s located at thrift stores, yard sales, or even taken from a street curb. Irvine then paints pop culture icons …

Art

Recommended Nikon D600 / D610 Settings

One of our readers recently asked me to provide my settings from the Nikon D600 / D610 cameras that I use for my photography needs. While at first I …

Cameras

Riccardo Magherini – Fine Art Photography

Stunning fine art photography by Riccardo Magherini.<p>Riccardo Magherini is actually an advertising and commercial photographer based in Firenze, …

Birthday Suits

For 40 years, Lucy Hilmer has photographed herself on her birthday wearing nothing but her white lolly pop underpants, shoes and socks. She made her first Birthday Suit self-portrait in Death Valley, CA in 1974. Without fail, she has faced her camera every year since then, on April 22nd, to create …

Death Valley

The Information: Nexus phablet is happening, Android Silver's future uncertain

Over the weekend we reported on a new rumor claiming that the next Nexus handset would not only be built by Motorola, it would be a massive 5.9-inch device with the codename Shamu. Lending a little extra weight to the rumor, <i>the Information</i> says that they have now verified with “three people with …

Android News

Nokia tinkers with the idea of turning LTE into a TV broadcast network

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / michele piacquadio<p>Nokia’s(s nok) network division is conducting an interesting experiment in Munich. It’s …

Hoarder dies after floor of her house collapses under weight

Woman in Connecticut killed after the cluttered first floor of her home collapsed into the basement<p>A 66-year-old woman described by police as an apparent hoarder was found dead under a pile of debris after the first floor of her Connecticut home collapsed into the basement under the weight of all …

Brain stimulation: The military’s mind-zapping project

Shocking the brain with mild electrical current was once a controversial treatment for the mentally ill. Now evidence is emerging that it could quicken learning and improve attention, and as Emma Young discovers, the US military is very interested in its potential.<p>An unusual trial is underway at …

The Brain

The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer

Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever<p>Everything felt possible at Transhuman Visions 2014, a conference in February billed as a forum for visionaries to "describe our fast-approaching, brilliant, and bizarre future." Inside an old waterfront military …

5 Emotional Intelligence Tips We Can Learn From One Of America’s Wisest Leaders

Sure, Abraham Lincoln was a great leader. But what can the 16th president teach us about emotional intelligence? A whole lot it turns out.<p>When asked to rank American Presidents, scholars consistently have ranked Abraham Lincoln amongst the top three, and when ranked on leadership, he is usually …

Study: Sense of Meaning Lengthens Life

0<p>SHARES<p>How’s that search for a purpose in life coming? Are you finding frustration rather than fulfillment? Well, if friends or family members …