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John Cleese Creates Ads for the American Philosophical Association

John Cleese, you say, a spokesman for the American Philosophical Association? Why would such a serious organization, whose stated mission is to …

American Philosophy

Workouts Top Trainers Do When They Only Have 15 Minutes

Tell us if this sounds familiar: You want to work out, but you're tight on time and don't know where to start. The struggle is real!<p>When it comes to …

A Philosopher's Approach to Getting Organized

Some people require a guiding light to help urge them toward tidying their personal space. One ancient philosopher in particular would suggest …

iPad App of the Week: Halo Spartan Strike for iPad – how two-stick shooters should be done

Halo Spartan Strike foriPad is an enormously entertaining top-down gamer that makes the best of your iPad’s display, and also its game control limitations. It strikes a great balance between too easy and too hard in order to be challenging and accessible, but never boring. The game has 30 missions, …

iPad Apps

How to Paint Sailboat Decks

Janet Van Leuwen and Steve Van Wig own a Whitby 42. Looking at their beautiful, well-groomed ketch, you’d never guess it was built in 1982. The name …

Woodworking

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4 Simple Brainstorming Techniques To Help Write Killer Content

Brainstorming is supposed to be about harnessing the power of thinking outside the box to solve that impossible problem. It’s the magic that helps …

Creativity

The Flying Solo Workout

<b>Duration</b> 5 days<p><b>Exercises</b> 20<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>They say that men think about sex every 15 seconds.<p>They don’t tell us, of course, what fills the time between …

25 Tips to Help You Build Muscle and Get Stronger

1 of 8<p>Artiga Photo / Getty<p>Tips 1-3<p><b>1. Go heavy, then light:</b> Train with heavy loads one month, using sets of four to six reps. The next month, go …

Trainer Q&A: What’s the Difference Between Eating for Muscle and Eating for Endurance?

Mark Barroso

Eating

36 Weeks of Bodyweight Workouts (108 Workouts!)

<b>These workouts were designed by Breaking Muscle founder Mindith Rahmat.</b> Mindith has trained extensively in yoga, kettlebells, and bodyweight. She is …

Exercise

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

9 Quick Tips for Better Landscape Photographs

Landscape photography is a favorite at Light Stalking and a subject that the wider photographic community loves. Getting into the great outdoors to …

40 Ways To Stay Creative

Do you feel your creative juices running low? Is your imagination limited of late? As humans, it’s natural for us to run out of steam, and when that …

Gimp, The Free Alternative to Photoshop, Looks Impressive in Version 2.8

There is a perception amongst many of us that free software is often clunky with poorly designed user interfaces that hinder productivity rather than …

How to Criticize with Kindness: Philosopher Daniel Dennett on the Four Steps to Arguing Intelligently

<i>“In disputes upon moral or scientific points,”</i> Arthur Martine counseled in his magnificent 1866 guide to the art of conversation, <i>“let your aim be to come at truth, not to conquer your opponent. So you never shall be at a loss in losing the argument, and gaining a new discovery.”</i> Of course, this …

Understanding the Sunny 16 Rule

Once upon a time during the film era of photography…photographers had to keep a light meter handy at all times so they could take readings to get …

Iridium's satellite hotspot will get you online nearly anywhere on Earth

Globalstar's Sat-Fi won't be the only game in town for satellite hotspots. Iridium has unveiled the Iridium Go, a hotspot that lets up to five WiFi-equipped devices hop on the internet, send texts and make phone calls from just about anywhere on the planet. It's built for outdoor adventurers with …

5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School

Photography

Awesome Links for Photographers to Browse Over a Coffee

Another terrific week in the field of photography has passed us by with some really gifted artists sharing their latest works and writing some …

5 Daily Exercises to Become a Better Photographer

Photography is fun because it is all about learning and advancing your skills. Self-improvement brings happiness and a sense of pride as we see our …

A Quick and Dirty Guide To Depth of Field

<i>Aperture –</i> One of the first things we learn in our studies as photographers is about aperture. Not only does it control the amount light that passes …

Digital Exposure Handbook: Book Review

This revised edition of ‘Digital Exposure Handbook’ could well be the only book you’ll ever need in your digital photography adventures. It begins as …

Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps