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A first look at the Fujifilm Film Simulation modes with Adobe Camera Raw 8.4 - MirrorLessons

In 2013 I wrote an in-depth article about post-processing the Fuji X100s colours with Adobe Lightroom and many other software programs. One of the …

Review: Fujifilm x100s - The perfect Image

Just when I decided it was time to upgrade my camera everywhere I turned everyone were talking about the new Fuji x100s. After a long time drolling …

45 Successful People Share The Best Advice They've Ever Received

That's why LinkedIn asked over 90 leaders across a variety of industries to share the best advice they've ever received and continue using to this day.<p>Many recalled something that their parents, teachers, or career mentors taught them that has never left their hearts and minds.<p>These bits of wisdom …

Pete Cashmore

How To Get An MBA For Free Online

Online courses could be the solution. While taking classes on your own wouldn't give you the career advancement or networking opportunities that come with traditional enrollment, classes on Coursera and other platforms can closely approximate the core curriculum of a top-notch MBA program.<p>Using the …

Online Education

11 Things You Should Be Doing On LinkedIn But Probably Aren't

LinkedIn has been rolling out several new features in the past year, including a new publishing platform and a revamped "Who's Viewed Your Profile" function<p>Here's a look at 11 ways you can make LinkedIn a more valuable tool for keeping in touch with your network and getting recruiters to come to …

Barack Obama

The 10 Best Cities For Freelancers

Freelancing offers unparalleled flexibility but also comes with the risk of not having enough work and being unable to afford health care.<p>NerdWallet recently did a study that determined the best cities for independent workers based on three factors: the percentage of residents with self-employment …

Cost of Living

For Those Who Get Discouraged When They Hear The Word 'No'... Here's A Rejection Letter U2 Got From A Record Label In 1979

Even when you've gotten rejected thousands of times (as any successful person has), it's still discouraging.<p>When you hear the word "no" — when a proposal of yours gets rejected — it's easy to think that there might be something wrong with the proposal. Or worse, you.<p>So it's helpful to remember that</i> …

Henry Blodget

'Powerful Questions' Are Key To Being A Better Manager

Whether you're a great manager or a lousy one, there's always room for improvement. One easy way to become a much better leader: ask "powerful questions."<p>In a recent Entrepreneur article, Gary Magenta, senior vice president of Root Inc. and author of "The Un-Bossy Boss: 12 Powerful Questions to …

MBA

9 Tips And Tricks For Getting The Most Out Of LinkedIn's Apps

The social network has become an incredible resource for building your professional identity online, no matter where you are in your career. And an important part of that process is done not through its desktop site, but through its apps.<p>However, many people don't even know that LinkedIn actually …

Apps

An Amazing Village Designed Just For People With Dementia

Centuries after Shakespeare wrote about King Lear's symptoms, there's still no perfect way to care for sufferers of dementia and Alzheimer's. In the …

Cheng Man Ching Teaching Beginner Class – Part 3

This is Part 3 of the video showing a class of beginners being taught the movements of the 37 Movement Yang Form by Cheng Man Ching (1902 – 1975). …

Tai Chi

11 Easy Ways To Meditate (Even If It Seems Impossible)

When I recommend meditation to my stressed-out clients, they often open their eyes wide and scrunch up their nose.<p>“You mean, sit for an hour and …

Meditation

Lift Weight Lose Fat: Why Women Need to Strength Train – By Allison Moyer

I’ve authored many articles throughout my years in the fitness industry. Some are informative, some personal, some funny, and some inspirational. …

Inspiration

Try This: Mango Green Smoothies

Marina shared her favorite mango green smoothie recipe the other day and I dreamed about it for a week straight. I finally got to the store and …

Introducing Vegan Glow + Pink Power Detox Smoothie Recipe — Oh She Glows

After years of drooling from the sidelines, this marks my first year participating in Vegan Mofo which challenges participating bloggers to write …

Healthy Eating

Cinema and snow: Sundance 2014 in photos

Take a sleepy mountain resort, bring in nearly 200 feature films and shorts, add a crush of filmmakers, industry peers, movie fans, and partiers — and you get the Sundance Film Festival.<p>Every year Sundance takes over Park City, Utah for a dive into the latest in independent and mainstream films, …

Sundance

5 Reasons To Choose An Apartment Over A Hotel

Safety Tips For First Time Backpackers is Important to Stay Safe

Whether you’re spending your summer holidays inter-railing around Europe, your gap year volunteering in South East Asia or you’ve taken a year off …

KQED

“Everyone is interested in something, it just may not be the thing we want them to be interested in,” said Larry Ferlazzo, an English and Social …

KQED

The Open Education movement has been a powerful way for teachers to take content into their own hands, compiling and repackaging lessons that suit …

10 Things You Probably Do That Block Your Creativity

If you’re wanting to live a creative life but feel something is holding you back, you’re probably right. And guess what? It’s most likely you. That’s …

Creativity

3 Strategies to Promote Independent Thinking in Classrooms

Imagine the intentional focus you would bring to crossing a rushing creek. Each stepping-stone is different in shape, each distance uneven and …

Eight Aspects of Good Teaching

Some months ago I had the privilege of attending an education conference for educators from the south central area of Pennsylvania. I have found that …

Pedagogy

100 Pieces of Advice from 100-Year-Olds

What’s the secret to a long and healthy life? All centenarians have their own habits and morning routines by which they swear. In July, the world's …

Washington State

KQED

Thinkstock<p>In a traditional classroom, the teacher is the center of attention, the owner of knowledge and information. Teachers often ask questions of …

Pedagogy