Stephen P. Yang, Ph.D.

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5 expert tips for stunning detail in landscape photos

How do you make a mountain appear as large to the viewer as it does to you? How do you get rid of noise in your nightscape images? How can you get …

Landscape Photography

Best Fitness Trackers 2018: Activity Tracker Reviews & Buying Advice

Your guide to the latest and best fitness trackers of 2018. Check out our latest reviews and buyers’ guide on the top activity trackers for this year.<p>…

Wearable Tech

Study Links More Sugar Consumption to Poorer Cognition in Kids

Eating more fruits and less sugar — and avoiding diet soda during pregnancy — could have a beneficial effect on a child’s cognitive functioning, …

Diabetes

3 museums to add a splash of color to your Instagram account

Dive into a pool of sprinkles, get lost in a labyrinth of mirrors, or take a photo next to a neon banana: from San Francisco to Tokyo, visit these …

Yayoi Kusama

Social media users in Uganda to be taxed starting this July

A few months never go by without authorities in Uganda coming up with something bombastic to declare, the latest is a social media tax. The social media tax is expected to be implemented in July 2018 according to Uganda’s government.<p>In making the announcement, Uganda’s government said that the soon …

Social Media

7 of the best podcasts for beauty lovers

All manner of beauty lovers - from make-up artists to dermatologists and beauty editors alike - are jumping on board the beauty podcast bandwagon. Discussing everything for new trends, to diversity in the industry, or how to build your own beauty business - beauty podcasts are big news. Packed full …

Beauty

The Secret Language of Teenage Texting

This article discusses the issues involved with teenagers Texting and the codes they use<p>The Secrets of Teenage Texting<p>As a psychotherapist who …

Text Messaging

How inflammation and gut bacteria influence autism

A new study investigates the relationship between autism, the immune system, gastrointestinal issues, and gut bacteria. The story is a complex one …

Reddit now has more active users than Twitter — and is more engaging than porn

What’s more, Alexa’s data suggests that people spend more time on Reddit each day than they spend on the websites of any other top social platform.<p>The average user spends 15 minutes 47 seconds on Reddit.com each day, compared to just over 11 minutes for visitors to Facebook.com, and 6 minutes 23 …

Reddit

Want To Prevent Inflammation & Autoimmune Disease? Here's Where To Start

In the last four years of my private practice as an integrative medicine doctor, I have personally witnessed the rise of autoimmune conditions. It …

Wellness

Ginger Page is the 24/7 writing tutor you need on any device

Ever fielded a text or email so chock full of typos and grammar errors that it felt less like reading and more like code breaking? The sad fact is that the advent of quick, on-the-fly digital communication has done its fair share of damage to the English language.<p>Unfortunately, if you suffer from a …

This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

Immune System

Deepfakes and fake media are coming for our memories - Vox

Doctored photos can easily create false memories. What happens when there’s fake video?<p>Seeing is believing. And because of this fact, we’re screwed.<p>Due to advances in artificial intelligence, it’s now possible to convincingly map anyone’s face onto the body of another person in a video. As Vox’s …

Journalism

Top 5 Wearable Tech Trends in 2018

Let's have a look at 2018's evolving wearable app trends that will shape the future of consumer IoT.<p>From taking selfies using voice commands to …

Wearable Tech

Six Popular Health Fads Among Men That Actually Damage Their Body.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) So you’ve joined a fitness group on social media or some of those ‘before and after’ body transformation pictures have convinced …

Fitness

Your Fancy Sleep Tracker Could Be Causing This New Sleep Disorder

In our quest for a decent night’s shut-eye, we’ve pretty much tried every trick in the book (think: pink noise machines, foods to make us sleepy and, …

Sleep

Deleting your Facebook account won't keep it from tracking you

The #DeleteFacebook movement has been riding high ever since the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal got rolling, with high-profile figures like Elon Musk publicly declaring their intention to purge their good names from Facebook’s ledgers (only not really doing it, in Musk’s case).<p>But, by …

Cambridge Analytica

Flickr has been sold after 13 years at Yahoo. Can Flickr be relevant again?

It won’t be easy.<p>Flickr, the pioneering online photo-sharing community — whose rise and purchase by Yahoo in 2005 was a key storyline in the “Web 2.0” era — has a surprise new owner.<p>Verizon, its current owner via its Oath subsidiary, has sold Flickr to SmugMug, an even older, subscription-based …

Flickr

Our Three Brains - The Emotional Brain

In 1952, Paul MacLean introduced the term 'limbic system', which refers to the interconnected brain structures responsible for much of our emotional …

Interaction Design

4 Sensuous Lighting Set-Ups for Capturing Glamour Photography (VIDEO)

While Glamour photography might not be everyone’s cup of tea, there are still many photographers out there who specialize in this revealing type of …

Photography

Want a Simple Technique to Really Strengthen Your Compositions? Use Leading Lines

You might have heard people talk about using leading lines to really improve your composition, but how exactly do you use them, and how do you find …

Landscape Photography

How to Survive a Facebook Hack

Here we go again. Radware’s threat research group recently announced that more than 40,000 Facebook users were duped into downloading a “Relieve …

IT security

Dad's Reply To Woman's Wrong-Number Text Unexpectedly Changed His Family's Life.

Just A Text Away<p>Tony Wood<p>What happens when you get a text from a wrong number? A lot of people just ignore it and keep going on with their day. But …

WebMD on Twitter: "COPD was once considered a man’s disease, but it now kills more women in the U.S. than men. What you should know: https://t.co/QgGgCgrumY… https://t.co/Pp4MMe0FM4"

Smoking

Why eating fat won't always make you gain weight

Everyone's concerned about what to eat, and many are turning to low-fat diets as a way to curb their weight. It makes sense, right? It's literally in the name, low fat. It will make you less fat! WRONG. You could actually gain weight by avoiding fat in favor of some sugary carb options. Here's the …

Nutrition

The Top 10 Ways Blogs And WordPress Are Used In Schools

Since Edublogs began back in 2005, the definition of blogging has expanded greatly. Nowadays, a blog is simply a blank canvas that can be brought to …

Education Technology

19 Healthy Food Instagrammers to Follow for Nonstop Recipe Inspiration

As someone who spends a lot of time looking for recipes as part of my job, I know how hard it can be to find ones that actually inspire you to cook. …

Healthy Eating

Fitbit Versa Review: The Smartwatch You'll Actually Want To Wear

Train as hard as you want -- you can't beat this battery.<p>If you want a smartwatch that'll track your workouts and look as good with your street clothes as it does in the gym, your choices are pretty slim. You can pick up an Apple Watch, or you can get annoyed by all the shortcomings of whatever …

Wearable Tech

Man uses GPS trackers to catch air conditioner thief

Cincinnati landlord Courtland Gundlind had enough of the thief who had recently stolen two air conditioning units from his properties. So he hid a …

Crime

Landscape Photography Tips From the Pros

Getting to the point where you take amazing landscape photos will take a some time and practice, to be sure.But if you're equipped with a few …

Landscape Photography