Jen O'Hagan

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10K Training Schedule: Beginner 10-K Training Plan

<b>Plan Overview:</b> Runs start at 15 minutes long. Most of the weekday runs take less than 30 minutes, and the longest run tops out at 5 miles. “Once you hit a weekly long run of four or five miles, you can take on a 10-K and finish with a smile on your face,” says Maxwell.<p><b>Print the plan!</b><p><b>Too hard?</b> If …

Composition and the Power of Line

Lines are all around us in photography. Conscious use of line can add depth or dynamism to your composition. Let me show you what I mean. Take a look …

National Geographic Magazine

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Use Beach Glass as an Awesome Medium for Photo Transfers

One of our popular posts back in 2011 was a quick video tutorial on how you can use Mod Podge to transfer photographs onto blocks of wood (we also …

Bad driving: what are we thinking?

New laws to curb dangerous driving highlight the fascinating psychology of the road<p>Last week the UK government announced a crackdown on unsafe driving. From now on, those of us spotted tailgating or lane hogging will face on-the-spot fines of £100 and three penalty points. As road safety minister …

Famous Sights Then And Now: The Colosseum (PHOTOS)

The ancient Colosseum of Rome, site of historic gladiator battles, has clearly had some structural issues: bits of rocks have fallen from it, causing many renovations and a 25 million dollar plan to build a barrier to protect tourists from falling rocks that should be finished in 2015.<p>But given …

25 Crowdsourced Covers For Literary Classics

A few months back, we wrote about a project called Recovering the Classics, which planned to crowdsource enticing new covers for 50 literary classics–great books like <i>A Tale of Two Cities</i>, <i>Grimm’s Fairy Tales</i>, <i>Frankenstein</i>, and <i>Pride and Prejudice</i>. By now, the masses have had time to file an incredible …

Literature

Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

Movies

It’s true, everything looks cooler under an electron microscope. The researchers at FEI continue to crank out awe inspiring macro photos like the ones above. Click the images to view in lightbox mode...

It’s true, everything looks cooler under an electron microscope. The researchers at FEI continue to crank out awe inspiring macro photos like the …

Microscopy

Memory Suitcases, Paintings on Old Luggage

In the nostalgic photo series “Memory Suitcases,” Israeli artist Yuval Yairi painted faraway destinations on to old suitcases and then photographed …

Painting

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Exercise that brain

IF YOU have had enough of the in-flight films, you don’t want to go through your presentation again, and you've spilt coffee on your book, then how …

Cheerful People Less Likely To Experience Heart Attacks, Study Suggests

Being happy and cheerful doesn't just make you a nice person to be around -- you could be doing your own health a favor, too.<p>According to a new study in the American Journal of Cardiology, having a cheerful disposition and outlook on life could protect you from heart attack.<p>"A happier temperament …

Smoking Plus Heavy Drinking Speed Cognitive Decline, Study Finds

Taken individually, it's no secret that smoking and drinking too much alcohol are not good for health. And now, a new study shows that doing the two <i>together</i> could spell special trouble for your brain.<p>The findings, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, show that smokers who heavily drink …

How to Make Cold-Brewed Coffee

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're re-running one of our summertime favorites because cold brew really is the easiest coffee method out there—as simple as one, two, steep.</i><p>Cold-brewed …

7 Productivity Apps To Help You Get It All Done -- Fast

When it comes to productivity, technology is a double-edged sword. For every technological time-saver, there's a new distraction that sweeps in to steal the precious time you just saved. Unfortunately, our smartphones may be doing as much harm as good: A recent British survey estimated that we …

Ira Glass: “My main goal has been to just be in a situation where I’m not bored with my job.” How “This American Life” Made It To Episode 500 http://bzfd.it/155duLVF

Epic Iranian tale gets intimate upgrade

After the enormous success of the Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones, as well as blockbusters such as 300 and Clash of the Titans, the time might …

My Sentimental Education: Susan Choi’s Novel of Stormy Love

Susan Choi’s new novel, where a young woman falls in love with her professor’s wife, looks at the fluid nature of desire. By Wendy Smith.<p>After three …

Why Is the Golden Age of TV So Dark?

A new book explains the link between the rise of antihero protaganists and the unprecedented abundance of great TV (and what Dick Cheney has to do with it).<p>HBO; AMC<p>Brett Martin has always been a magazine writer, not a TV critic. But after writing a behind-the-scenes companion to <i>The Sopranos</i> for HBO …

Netflix Is Likely To Renew ‘Arrested Development’ For Season 5

Go away, get away, stay away, get away, get away, get away (indecision about <i>Arrested Development</i> returning to Netflix for season five, because according to Variety, it’s more likely than not to happen).<p>Netflix is currently in “conversations” the principals for a second season of <i>Arrested …

'Sharknado' Draws More Tweets Than 'Game of Thrones' Wedding Episode

At its peak, TV watchers were posting more than 5,000 tweets a minute about the campy Syfy channel movie.<p>A 90 minute campy Syfy channel movie that …

Social Media

New 'Breaking Bad' Teasers Have Us Itching For The Full Trailer

Two new teasers for "Breaking Bad" have been revealed featuring Hank and Jesse.<p>The last time we saw DEA Agent Hank (Dean Norris) he finally figured out his brother-in-law Walt (Bryan Cranston) is the huge drug lord he's been chasing since season 1.<p>The teasers don't show much, but that's okay.<p>A full …

TV

The star-studded #Sharknado sequel… RT @larrymadill: So my writing partner @JulianHiggins did this http://t.co/t08zGOL6ju

The Fall: Adult, slow-moving, chilling – and don't forget Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson plays the lead role in <i>The Fall</i> (Sunday, Bravo, 9 p.m.), the best British thriller in years. Twenty years after she made her debut in <i>The X-Files</i>, Anderson's icy strength as an actor is used to perfection.<p>A U.K./Ireland co-production, <i>The Fall</i> is set in Belfast and is made with the …

Entertainment

TRAILER: Out of the Furnace has Christian Bale, underground boxing, and Pearl Jam

From <i>Crazy Heart</i> writer/director Scott Cooper comes <i>Out of the Furnace</i>, starring Christian Bale as a down-on-his luck steel mill worker, a real Springsteen-song type, who gets drawn into vigilantism after Woody Harrelson and some bad boys try to get Bale’s Iraq veteran brother played by Casey Affleck …

Killing Season

When the role calls for “cold-blooded Serbian war criminal,” who wouldn’t think, “John Travolta”? That preposterous casting stunt provides the main …

Orange Is the New Black review: Netflix show is smart, moving, and fun. Watch it!

Television is like a shopping mall in your living room.<p>June Thomas is managing producer of Slate podcasts.<p>Malls are all different in that no two …

The Best Self-Tanner for Your Skin and Health

<b>Tip:</b> Smooth it on as you would a regular body lotion, but be sure to cover oft-forgotten areas—like the curve between your neck and shoulders or the underside of your arms.<p><b>WH Likes:</b> If you're as pale as Snow White, try Nivea Sun-Kissed Radiant Skin Gradual Tanner and Daily Lotion in Fair to Medium …