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The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Body Language

Plot Twist: Chemistry Between 2 People Depends on These 3 Personality Traits

There are few better feelings in the world than experiencing that newfound chemistry with someone you care about. In the early stages of a …

Psychology

Can “Vulnerable” Be a Way of Life?

At this year’s Storyline Conference, we’ve brought in speakers who tell the truth. You know how it is. So many speakers make us feel like our lives …

40,000 suicides annually, yet America simply shrugs

The suicide crisis<p>'Get them before they're up on the bridge'<p>Standing high above the San Francisco Bay, perched on an I-beam outside the Golden Gate Bridge railing, the man dressed neatly in khakis and a button-down shirt hesitated.<p>Kevin Briggs stood a few feet away, imploring him not to jump. In …

Top 10 Tips: Bond cinematographer Roger Deakins

<b>Roger Deakins is the director of photography on films such as The Shawshank Redemption, A Beautiful Mind, No Country for Old Men, True Grit and Skyfall, the most successful British film ever.</b><p>He's won more than 60 awards for his work, including three Baftas, and was last year presented with a …

The Cinematography of Boardwalk Empire

I've been a big fan of this HBO series.<br>The 5th and final season premieres this coming September.<br>Each passing season has gotten better and better. The …

Spiked Coffee Goes Pro: 6 Fantastic Coffee Cocktail Recipes

A cuppa joe. Java. The elixir of life. The humble coffee bean has many names, but one thing's for sure: a lot of us consider it the best part of waking up or the only way to get through a long day. But coffee isn't just for the a.m. hours. Its savory-chocolaty-fruit-and-nut flavor blends well with …

DP Andrew Shulkind on Demoing Kubrick's f/0.7 Lens Kit

Vintage <i>Barry Lyndon</i> Lenses Matched with the PS-Cam X35 Mark II Make Unique Images<p>Glass is at the heart of cinematography. And while every lens on the …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

Get Horizontal: 20 More Minutes Sleep Boosts Your Brain Power

What if 20 more minutes of sleep could boost your work performance 2-3x?<p>Would you get it?<p>Everywhere I go people tell me they’re not getting enough sleep. As an executive coach it’s key that I help my clients perform at their peak—sleep deprived or not. Recently I met with Dr. Jessica Payne, …

Cameramen are the Best Dressers

5 Tips from Master Cinematographer Gordon Willis

<i>We’ve recently discovered Craft Truck, a wonderful resource for behind-the-scenes information about filmmaking. Jeff at Craft Truck interviewed</i> …

Chris Doyle's Advice On How to Deal With Mistakes and Find Your Artistic Process

Australian cinematographer Chris Doyle<b>,</b> who is famous for both his stunning work for <b>Wong Kar Wai</b> and his personality, talks to <b>Benjamin B</b> for <b>The Film</b> …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

One morning this summer, I got up at first light – I'd left the blinds open the night before – then drank a strong cup of coffee, sat near-naked by an open window for an hour, worked all morning, then had a martini with lunch. I took a long afternoon walk, and for the rest of the week experimented …

Your Story is Worth Finishing

<i>Content Warning: This post speaks candidly of suicide and suicidal ideations.</i><p>The purpose of this post is to raise awareness for National Suicide …

10 Camera Department Crew Jokes

<b>1. What’s the heaviest thing a camera assistant has to carry?</b><br>The operator.<p><b>2. How many camera assistants does it take to change a light bulb?</b> <br>Never …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

First Look - Luxi Incident Metering Attachment for iPhones by Adam Wilt

Back in late February, a chap named James Flynn put up a Kickstarter page for Luxi: “Luxi turns your iPhone into an incident light meter.” He hoped …

iPhone 5

How to Deal With Major Life Changes

11 Absolutely Bizarre Craigslist Ads

You can get anything from a cronut to a last minute wedding date to a butt-shaped pumpkin.<p>At this point, even Craigslist is in on the ridiculous ways the site is being used. To drum up some fun, brand-related chatter, Craigslist went on Quora to ask users to name the best Craigslist advertisements …

Craigslist

The Pitfalls of Anamorphic

<i>Anamorphic lenses seem to be making a comeback. I’m both thrilled and terrified by this. I love the look, but I’ve worked with anamorphic lenses</i> …

The Gift of Delayed Grief

My early twenties weren’t exactly a stellar time. Within a short period of time I was raped twice. I found out I was pregnant shortly after I decided …

Happiness And Money: Why You Should Be Suspicious Of Material Pleasure

<i>By Matthew D. Della Porta, Ph.D. for YouBeauty</i><p>Recently I found myself in the middle of preparing for a cross-country move with a fussy, teething baby to keep me company. Needless to say, I was feeling a bit stressed! So I took a TV break, hoping to find something that would help me relax and maybe …

The 30 Harshest Filmmaker-on-Filmmaker Insults in History

[<i>Editor’s note: While your Flavorwire editors take a much-needed holiday break, we’re revisiting some of our most popular features of the year. This</i> …

For the Love of Pizza

Joe Riggio lives and breathes pizza. At the tender age of 10, he started helping at his father’s pizzeria. As a youth, he used to love going around …

The Start-of-Summer Movie List: 10 Must Sees

Wondering what to do with yourself at this moment as springtime makes its way to summer? If you’re looking for a little balance to your barbecue, a …

Fear Kills

We see fear's face everywhere, whether in a Congress debating assault weapons or in schools introducing lock-down drills.<p>And for most species fear is, of course, key to survival. Sensing danger, a healthy animal experiences instantaneous physical changes that enable it to escape; then, once the …

If this isn’t for you, it’s for someone you know

Since last September I have been serving on the Board of Directors for the Utah division of the nonprofit organization NAMI, the National Alliance on …