James Kashangaki

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$25 is all it takes to get a mosquito repellent that actually works

There are so many solutions out there that claim to repel mosquitos, but they rarely deliver on the promises they make. But after trying several …

Camping

Noticing Yourself Starting To Procrastinate? Do This ASAP

<i>Grace Smith is on a mission to bring hypnotherapy to the masses. Her distinct style of hypnotherapy feels more like “meditation with a goal,” as she</i> …

Hypnotherapy

Seven Helpful Tips for Taking Sharper Photos

There are several things you have to get right to create a sharp photograph, and the lack of even one of them can ruin what might have otherwise been …

The 13 best photography websites

These top photo sites will help you develop your skills behind the lens, boost your camera know-how and offer photographic inspiration.<p>The web is …

How to develop mastery, make millions, and be happy

Idea #1: You don’t have a preexisting passion (nor should you want one).<p>Idea #2: Becoming really good at something and generously using your skills …

Photo Basics: 7 Ways You Are Using Your Camera WRONG!

If you’re a beginner photographer or even if you just need a quick refresher course on some photography basics, the below video from B&H Photo's …

Rule #1: No thinking allowed

As an education consultant, I often watch teachers teach. After many hours of classroom observation at many different schools across Tamil Nadu, I’ve …

These Bahama Islands Are a Birder's Paradise

One of the Caribbean’s greatest conservation success stories began in the early 1950s, when ornithologist and conservation activist Robert Porter …

Birds

For Bird Watchers, Inspired by Bird Builders

You’ve probably heard of biomimicry as a design trend but have you ever heard of <i>animal architecture mimicry</i>? Designed just for bird watchers of the …

Kieran Setiya on Midlife: A Philosophical Guide

How can you reconcile yourself with the lives you will never lead, with possibilities foreclosed, and with nostalgia for lost youth? How can you …

Middle Age

Write Lesson Plans

Writing lesson plans makes sure that you are addressing the requirements of the curriculum as well as the opportunity to plan how you will best …

Could you be the Future of Finance?

Finance

Uber and Snapchat Are Making Bill Gurley's Unicorn Fears Come True

Don’t say Bill Gurley didn’t warn you.<p>The Benchmark venture capitalist lamented in a blog post in April that the high numbers of “unicorns”—private …

Want to reject America’s Puritanism, workaholism and toxic obsession with stuff? Read Jim Harrison’s brilliant books

<b>Jim Harrison (Wyatt McSpadden)</b><p>With a new collection of novellas, Harrison once again claims his unique place in American letters<p>David Masciotra<p>March 23, 2016 7:40pm (UTC)<p>In an episode of the Anthony Bourdain television program “No Reservations,” Jim Harrison offers a succinct summary of his …

Books

4 Tips to Help You Write With Clarity and Substance

Prose that's effortless to read takes great effort to write.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, marketing at Help Scout</i><p>Nothing drags down writing more than spreading good ideas over too many words.<p>Making keystrokes matter has only grown in importance as communication and the text that powers it become increasingly …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Why can't we stop for death?

The Black Mirror and The Worm at the Core reveal the human obsession with, and denial of, our mortality.<p>When he was entering what he knew would be …

The Audacity of Prose

In one of his essays, the late Nigerian writer <b>Chinua Achebe</b> stated that “no one be fooled by the fact that we write in English, for we intend to do …

Comedian Shoots Down 2nd Amendment With Humor

Politicians as diverse as President Obama and Senator Toomey have struggled to put into words the reasons we gun safety laws make sense. Australian comedian Jim Jeffries ignites the gun control debate in a way the killing of 20 children at Sandy Hook elementary school or the shooting of a sitting …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …