Karen Mayhall

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Digital Photography

An introduction to the scientific, artistic, and computing aspects of digital photography. Topics include lenses and optics, light and sensors, …

Mother Teresa: a saint with a private struggle

<b>(CNN) —</b> So Mother Teresa will become an official "saint" on Sunday. The prospect of her canonization means very little to those outside the church, many of whom deride her. Indeed, she was the subject of a famous diatribe by Christopher Hitchens, who described her as "a fanatic, a fundamentalist …

Pet Behavior Decoded: Is Your Furry Pal Just Being Weird or is Something Serious Happening?

Most people look at their animals and think, man these guys sure do live the life! We see our pets as having lives that most anyone would envy – …

Pets

50 Free Apps To Make You An Incredibly Productive Person

Communicate with ease, tame your schedule, and get things done with these great tools.<p>You’re running a million miles an hour, trying to hold down a tight schedule full of tight deadlines on a tight ship. From messages to meetings to managing meddlesome minutiae, these 50 apps can help you work …

Apps

Composition – How To Think Like A Pro

5 Pro Tips on CompositionImproving your composition is one of the biggest challenges in photography, and sadly there isn’t a convenient button on …

5 Breathing Exercises To Relax Your Mind

It might not sound very important, but learning how to utilise our breath is essential to the health of our body and mind. Think about it: we take …

Meditation

9 Green Spaces That Prove Singapore Is Literally An Urban Jungle

It’s a country. It’s a city. It’s Singapore. And this city-state is growing a lot more than its population. Half of Singapore is covered in green, lending to the slogan “City in a Garden.” Singapore prides itself on the way the beauty of nature harmoniously and visibly coexists with the modern …

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

Warning: unless you’re an annoyingly carefree bon vivant with a hefty trust fund, reading our annual Best of Travel awards may trigger a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the pathetic state of your mundane life. There are so many cool places to go, you’ll think as you scroll through our 30 epic …

Six Tips for a Killer Hashtag Marketing Campaign

Does your company use hashtag campaigns?<p>Would you like to get the most out of your hashtag campaigns?<p>In this article you will <b>discover how Travelocity</b> …

Social Media

7 useful ways to resurrect your old iPhone from the junk drawer

If you’re like me, you’ve got a junk bin full of old technology. It’s just the way we’re made; there’s nothing better than sifting through the detritus of technology that you loved.<p>I’ve traded in my iPhone for the last five generations, from the iPhone 3G to the iPhone 5, or passed them along to my …

5 Secrets to an Ayurvedic Lifestyle

It is often defined as “the science of life,” which simply means that we need to find the right balance in every area of our life, including our …

Friday Q & A - What happens during meditation? Well everyone is different and...

Public<p><p><b>Friday Q & A - What happens during meditation?</b><br>Well everyone is different and as such their experiences will be different. Most people feel an …

6 Benefits of Transcendental Meditation (and How You Can Get Started Today)

Practice transcendental meditation for 20 minutes, twice a day, to help you lose weight, thrive at work, and ward off heart disease<p>Far from the hippy dippy stigma it used to carry, meditation is starting to be viewed as hip—and healthy. And it seems like everyone is catching on and talking about …

Kobe Bryant: Michael Jackson tried to get me to meditate

Kobe Bryant says it took two Jacksons to get him to meditate: Former coach Phil Jackson, and the late pop star Michael Jackson.<p>From an interview in</i> …

Over 2 Million Historical Pictures Are Now Available on Flickr

September 2, 2014 <br>Internet Archive Book Images features over 2 millions historical pictures on Flickr. This tremendous work has been done by Kalev …

New Atlas

Paul Ridden June 28, 2018<p>Israel's CompuLab has updated its mini computer for lovers of the Linux operating system. Again collaborating with the Linux …

Artificial Intelligence

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting -- and most controversial -- aspects of marketing.<p><b>The reason:</b> Most of today's conversations on colors and persuasion consist of hunches, anecdotal evidence and advertisers blowing smoke about "colors and the mind."<p>To …

Number of followers a brand has is now 'irrelevant'

UK — More than half of Britain’s adult population engaged in social media do little to increase brand interest and create positive associations with …

Public Relations

Beyond Knowing Facts, How Do We Get to a Deeper Level of Learning?

“My individual mechanism didn’t work on exhibition day, when the whole school was watching,” said Maya Ervin, a sophomore at High Tech High during …

Get More Social Media Traffic by Use These Surprising Words

Do you know, the words can change the way people feel, changes the meaning, the mood and the motivation. And how about if you can use that words on …

Social Media

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Three Places in the Dominican Republic to Visit Now

With pristine beaches, rich history, and a lively cultural scene, the Dominican Republic has endless charm to offer its visitors. Most people who …

42 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself

<b>Read a book every day.</b> Books are concentrated sources of wisdom. The more books you read, the more wisdom you expose yourself to. What are some books …

9 Easy Ways To Simplify Your Life

Quora users agree, and recently discussed how to cut down life's clutter on the thread: "How can I make my life simpler?"<p>Several users provided helpful suggestions on ways to streamline our day-to-day lives. Here are nine of our favorite ideas for how you can make every day a little bit …

What you need to know about the ‘woman’s heart attack’

Recent attention to the dearth of women in US clinical trials has revealed a startling problem in the medical world: Women make up less than a quarter (paywall) of participants in research trials related to heart diseasein the US. As a result, most of what we know about heart disease is about men. …

Biomedicine

How to sleep better: 5 tips for getting a good night’s sleep

Most people have trouble sleeping at one time or another; for some it’s a chronic problem. But making sure the conditions are right for a good night’s sleep can really help:<p><b>Choose the right mattress</b><p>Is your mattress ten years old or more? If so, think about investing in a new one. Not only do …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

Carnegie Mellon University

Chakra Balancing Video Meditation

ZenWorlds video Zencast #22 brings you through a mini chakra balancing meditation, explains the energies associated with each chakra and helps each …