Ingrid Mihut

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I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

This is where confidence comes from

Earlier this year, I was learning to rock climb. Or, more accurately, learning to “boulder,” since apparently there’s a distinction. It’s really …

Babe Ruth

Google, micro-learning & the future of education

Over the last several months my co-founder Chirag and I have spent a lot of time thinking about micro-learning as we build our startup, Lrn. We are big supporters of the micro-learning format -specifically on mobile- and believe it can make educational content easily accessible to a global audience.<p>…

A Review of the GORUCK GR2 — Tools and Toys

<i>“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.”</i> — Martin Buber<p>Human beings are curious by nature. We strive to know. To …

Backpacking

Lonely potato syndrome: how I invented a mental disorder

Just over a month ago, I knocked up a quick blogpost in response to some of the unpleasant things being said in the immediate aftermath of the tragic suicide of Robin Williams.<p>It was my most popular post to date, with a readership that I’m 99.995% sure I’ll never get again, so many thanks to …

Are better signs the secret to a successful city?

Street signs, airport signs, signs in shopping malls and railway stations: they’re all around us, but we only really notice them when they go wrong – when we’re looking for a sign that’s not there, or are led in a circle by a mysterious set of signs whose promised objective never appears, as though …

Apple, Elderflower and Vanilla Twist Iced Tea

<i>Make a cold brew this summer with Whittard’s TEA-JAY, for a simple and stylish way to produce delicious and refreshing iced tea. Simply choose your</i> …

Headshots: Funny Self-Portraits that Show Stuff Hitting the Photographer in the Face

Here’s a set of fun and funny self-portraits to get you through the rest of your Wednesday with a smile on your face.<p>Created by literary translator, …

Photographer Captures Colorful series Where Fluid Elements Mimic High Fashion

London-based photographer Iain Crawford perfected the way to capture the splash of paint on a model’s body, manipulating the liquid to mimic clothing …

High Fashion

How Light, Aperture, Time and Sensitivity Affect Exposure

Most of the time when we discuss exposure we talk about it in very technical terms, using photography-specific jargon. There aren’t too many other …

Landscape Photography

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Manual Focus

Years ago, photographers would observe a scene through their viewfinder and turn the focusing ring slowly to bring the scene into focus. Much has …

Top 10 ranking: Where is the best place to start a business in the UK?

The South East pipped London to the post as the UK’s best environment for startups, according to a new report by business insurance specialists Jelf …

Small Business

How Britain Is Biggest Banker For Russian Business (GRAPH)

With Moscow threatening to seize foreign business assets if the West imposes economic sanctions, how close are the UK's financial links to …

5 Ways To Finally Stop Wasting Your Time

No, you don’t have to give up Facebook forever. Here’s how to find out what’s eating your time and put a stop to it.<p>We’ve all had days like this: After running late to work, we get caught by that chatty co-worker for a half-hour only to return to our desks to do some online research and end up down …

How I Learned To Stop Comparing Myself To Others, And Love My Own Ideas

That last bragging tweet by a talented so-and-so got you down? Jealous of a competitor’s Facebook status update? It’s time to step away from the social media, forget about forces you can’t control, and concentrate on only one thing: being the best you realistically can be.<p>When I first started my …

What we talk about when we talk about security and privacy

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / mkabakov<p>Security and privacy are a constant in every Internet of Things conference. In public …

On Liberty: Edward Snowden and top writers on what freedom means to them

<b>Shami Chakrabarti</b><p>Writers have always been a big part of Liberty. Since our very beginnings, as the National Council for Civil Liberties (NCCL) in 1934, they've played a key role in our battle to protect civil liberties and promote human rights in Britain. HG Wells, Vera Brittain, EM Forster, AA …

Photographs and Watercolors Merge in Surreal Paintings by Aliza Razell | Colossal

<p>Using self-portrait photographs and watercolors, artist Aliza Razell has been exploring several abstract narratives by merging the two mediums in …

Seascapes: Fine Art Photography by Pavel Gospodinov

Seascapes: Fine Art Photography by Pavel Gospodinov<p>Gorgeous shots by Pavel Gospodinov, a travel, cultural and documentary photographer/videographer …

Photography