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Watch This Artist Create a Photo Realistic Portrait of the Iron Spider Using Just Colored Pencils

Wajid Ali, a self-taught artist based in the United Kingdom, creates masterpieces using a medium you probably gave up sometime around the fifth …

Art

The Exposure Triangle Explained Using Star Wars LEGO

Want a simple introduction to the basics of the Exposure Triangle in photography? PHLEARN has created a trilogy of short video tutorials that explain …

Shutter Speed

Video Projectors—The Short (Throw) Story

I covered the pros and cons of choosing a projector or a flat screen set in a blog late last year. But a new candidate makes it worth a second look. …

10 questions project managers should ask employers during a job interview

Good PM interview preparation includes coming up with thoughtful questions for the hiring manager. Here are some ideas to get started.<p>About to be …

The Right Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

Feedback, as they say, is a gift. Research bears this out, suggesting that it’s a key driver of performance and leadership effectiveness. Negative feedback in particular can be valuable because it allows us to monitor our performance and alerts us to important changes we need to make. And indeed, …

Consciousness

Top 100 in Earth Science

Scientific Reports | Article |<p>open<p>Kunio Kaiho<br>• & Naga Oshima<p>Scientific Reports | Article |<p>open<p>Can Li<br>• , Chris McLinden<br>• , Vitali Fioletov<br>• , Nickolay …

List-Worthy

Avengers: Infinity War gets a batch of hi-res images showcasing the Mad Titan and more

As Marvel’s <b>Avengers: Infinity War</b> continues to dominate the global box office, some new images from the superhero epic have arrived online, …

General Relativity explained like you've never seen before

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe.<p>scroll down<br>to begin<p>For 100 years, the general theory of relativity has …

Physics

Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 28 years of mind-blowing space pictures

NASA astronauts Steven Smith and John Grunsfeld perform a spacewalk during a December 1999 mission of the space shuttle Discovery to service the Hubble Space Telescope.<p>Hubble flew into orbit on April 24, 1990, aboard Discovery. The first major optical telescope to be placed in space, Hubble has …

Cosmology

25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>With the introduction of far-reaching and robust technology, the job market has experienced its own exponential growth, adaptation, and …

Mobile Development

The 10 apps police are warning parents to look out for on their children's phones

Parents are being urged to check their children’s phones in an effort to keep them safe online.<p>One police force has posted a warning to parents …

Apps

5 Psychological Principles for Maintaining a Happy Marriage

It all comes down to prioritizing the positive.<p>Marriage takes work. We know this, you know this, everyone knows this. But what many people don’t …

Waiting Is Hard. This Can Make It Easier, According to Neuroscience

A recent study shows mindfulness can take the worry out of waiting. Here are two techniques to use any time you're on the edge of your seat.<p>An entrepreneur just might have been Tom Petty's muse when the singer set to music something small business owners know all too well: The waiting is the …

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand gestures have their time …

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

10 Unexpected Psychological Tricks That Will Help You Make A Great Impression On Anyone You Meet

Making a great first impression is something that doesn't come easily to everyone. Sure, there are people out there who can confidently walk up, …

The 14 toughest tongue-twisters in the English language

<b><br>1. 'Pad kid poured curd pulled cod.'</b><p>A team of researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology say that this is the most difficult tongue twister <i>in the world.</i> Can you say it ten times fast? The psychologists who created this tongue twister said that people who attempted to say it either …

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

15 Favorite Interview Questions to Completely Disarm Job Candidates (in a Really Good Way)

We asked readers for their favorite interview questions -- and we weren't disappointed.<p>Maybe your favorite interview question is one of the most common interview questions. Maybe it's one of the most common behavioral interview questions. Or maybe you have a less conventional interview question you …

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Sexual Harassment

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Linguistics

This handy app turns your LinkedIn profile into a gorgeous CV

While most websites let you apply for jobs straight with your LinkedIn profile, it doesn’t hurt to keep a polished CV around in case you need to submit one for the vacancies you’re eyeing. But building up a sleek resume could be a hassle, especially if you struggle with designing stuff.<p>Available …

3 Things You Need to Solve a Really Tough Problem

Innovation is never about individual nodes. It's always about networks.<p>By the early 20th century, the world's great mathematicians knew they had a big problem. The very foundations of logic, held sacred since the time of Aristotle, were under siege after the discovery of troubling paradoxes by …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

‘Crazy Forts’ Helps Kids Build Pillow Forts That Never Fall Down

Even better, you don't have to give up the couch.<p>A pillow fort is more than the sum of its parts. Where you see bed sheets, sofa cushions, and …

The Fascinating History of 10 Extra Letters the English Alphabet Used to Have

At 26 letters long, the English alphabet isn’t the most complicated string of symbols and characters to master, even for a five-year-old. But that’s …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

I Read 75 Books In One Year & Here's What I Learned

I set (what I thought was) an ambitious reading goal for myself in January 2017: I wanted to read 52 books. One book every week seemed challenging …

Books