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Breast milk may alter behaviour of babies

Mothers may influence the mood and behaviour of their babies through their breast milk, researchers say.<p>There's growing evidence that mother's milk …

Breast Feeding

Everything Science Knows Right Now About Standing Desks

Which active desk designs are best for your body and mind? Read on.<p>If it wasn’t already clear through common sense, it’s become painfully clear through science that sitting all day is terrible for your health. What’s especially alarming about this evidence is that extra physical activity doesn’t …

Stackable Glass Coasters Separate the Brain Into 3D Specimen

Curious about the brain? Now you can learn about it with your everyday home decor. ThinkGeek created a 10-piece set of <i>Brain Specimen Coasters</i> that separates the organ into thin slices. Each part is printed on a four-inch clear glass coaster, and they form a complete three-dimensional brain when …

Here’s a Look at the VR Sport Stabilization in Nikon’s New $12,000 400mm f/2.8 Lens

The Nikkor 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR is a new $12,000 lens for sports and wildlife photographers. One of the new features to appear in the lens is a …

Cameras

Which city has your favorite architecture? Love this shot from Istanbul by Matador reader @globetrotter2109 (http://bit.ly/1CXQhQN)! Thanks for tagging #travelstoke!

What to Do When There is Dust Inside Your Camera?

If it’s the first time for you to see dust inside your camera or your lens, you need to relax and understand something – it’s normal. Let's face it. …

Gift Guide 2014: Smartphones for all

Our lives revolve around the tiny supercomputers in our pockets. We stay in touch, read the news, play our games and ignore our friends on devices …

Keep Your Head Up: 'Text Neck' Takes A Toll On The Spine

"Text neck," the posture formed by leaning over a cellphone while reading and texting, is a big problem, according to the author of a newly published study in the National Library of Medicine.<p>Kenneth K. Hansraj, chief of spine surgery at New York Spine Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine, says the …

How to Motivate Yourself to Carry Your Tripod Along More Often

Cumbersome, heavy and unnecessary are words that often spring to mind when talking about tripods. All of these words are quite accurate and good …

Amazingly Hyperrealistic Drawings Created Directly on Wood

Using pencils and pastels, Singapore-based artist Ivan Hoo produces amazingly hyperrealistic illustrations drawn directly on the surface of wood. The impressive works are filled with mind-boggling details that look incredibly realistic.<p>The skilled artist plays with perspective to develop everyday …

36 epic beach hotels to visit before you die

The incredibly beautiful InterContinental Bora Bora is notable for its overwater bungalows on the Pacific and a world-class spa. (via, via)<p>Hamilton …

Five Ways to Get a Real Smile From Your Portrait Subject

One of the challenges photographers face is posing. It’s a conundrum because it requires a kind of authority most of us aren’t used to having: The …

Why Photography is Such a Fun Hobby

It’s a simple question. Why am I taking pictures? What’s so special about photography compared to other visual art forms?<p>I’m not writing this to give …

How to shoot images of powerful women and vulnerable men

A shoot is a collaboration. There's the stylist, make-up artist, hairdresser, assistants, set designers, clients, and input from the magazine if it's editorial.<p>There are usually 20 people in the room, but in the end it's about the relationship between the model and the photographer. I guess the …

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8 Things You Should Always Keep in Your Camera Bag

There are a few things every photographer should keep in his or her camera bag. Check our list to make sure you’re not forgetting something …

Full 2015 Cadillac Escalade Configurator Live

While the 2015 Cadillac Escalade SUV’s base price, trim levels, and color options have already been revealed, the new full configurator details pricing for each trim as well as options. The 2015 Escalade Standard 2WD starts at $72,690, while the Escalade ESV Premium 4WD is priced at $86,790.<p>A …

The Nikon D7000 and Canon 60D are the Most Stolen Cameras of 2013

Want additional bragging rights when it comes to owning a camera? Well here’s a good one. There now exists a list for the most-stolen digital …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

What Camera Should I Buy? – Updated November 2013

<i>PUBLISHER’S NOTE: This post is an updated compilation of several shorter posts I wrote in the past trying to answer the question, “What camera should</i> …

Anti-rape pants are a joke, but we’re not laughing

In no-this-is-not-a-joke news, one of the latest innovations in technical fashion is AR Wear – a series of garments designed to prevent rape.<p>Early prototypes include underwear, shorts and running pants; outfitted with leg and waist straps that make it extremely difficult for another person to shift …

The Path to Better Photography

Ed Verosky is a professional photographer and author based in New York. In this article, Ed presents his recommended path to learning photography. If …

Swimwear Designer Melissa Odabash Gives Us the Design Details For Pieces Naomi Watts Wore in Diana

In the new biopic <i>Diana,</i> which tells the extraordinary story of the last two years of Princess Diana's life, Naomi Watts tackles the lead role as one …

Photographer Captures Beautifully Authentic Moments Between Father and Son

My husband and I always talk about how nothing can prepare you for parenthood: The highs and lows, the moments of total frustration and total happiness, the excitement you feel when you experience your child's “firsts.” We've only been parents for about 19 months and yet we're still surprised by …

How to Lose Weight in 7 Days

Need to lose weight fast? Like in one week? Implement one simple tweak every day to feel lighter and firmer in just 7 days.<p>7 Days to Slim<p>Looking for a realistic deadline diet? Make these tiny tweaks from <b>Shape-Up Shortcuts</b>, a NEW amazing book from Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., <i>Women's Health</i> magazine's senior …

Nutrition

Photographer Captures Intimate Moments of Home Birth

For the past three years, Jackie Dives has been a doula, a person who provides physical as well as emotional support during childbirth. She started photographing home births almost by accident, she simply had her camera with her at the very first birth she attended. As she says, “Combining doula …

80 Empowered Women Go Bare-Breasted in New York

While portrait photographer Jordan Matter may best be known for his uplifting series <i>Dancers Among Us</i>, a collection of photographs of dancers leaping on city streets, it's his portraits of over 80 bare-breasted women that will have you talking today. Over the course of six years, Matter asked women …