Michael Histand

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10 Most Important Lessons About Street Photography

1. The Three Roads To Shot-Ville<p>When it comes to capturing great moments on the streets, I’ve learned that there are basically three ways to approach …

Street Photography

7 Landscape Photography Tips You Have Likely Never Used

1. Use a large f-number when you can<p>As odd as it may seem as we have been spoon fed on the concepts of using small aperture for shooting landscape …

Landscape Photography

20 photography composition tips that will get you beautiful photos

What sort of photographer are you? Are you a person who carefully considers every frame for photography composition or are you a shoot by the seat of …

Landscape Photography

U.S. agent can be sued over Mexican boy's shooting death across border

(Reuters) - A U.S. border patrol agent acquitted of murder for shooting a Mexican teenager to death across the Arizona-Mexico border is not immune from civil damages claims by the boy's mother, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday.<p>The dissenting judge from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' …

U.S. Department of Justice

Why drinking wine engages more of your brain than math

You might want to take in more wine tastings, according to a neuroscientist.<p>If you thought listening to Mozart and doing calculus had won the day as …

The Brain

A to Zonin: Italian Wine and the Best Way to Enjoy It - Ann-Tran

If you love Italy as much as I do, then you’ll want to hear about the small towns and villages I visited in May. If you love wine as much as you love …

Italian Wine

10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

Trump's Brand is Ayn Rand

How to Win Every Argument

In his 1936 work <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>, now one of the bestselling books of all time, Dale Carnegie wrote: “I have come to the …

"Not to deviate from nature, but to be formed according to its law and exampl...

In the future since all minorities are evolving their will b only one race thereafter life itself will b wiped out on planet earth years and years …

4 major cases to watch from the Supreme Court this term

June marks the beginning of the final stretch of the most politically fraught term of the U.S. Supreme Court in recent years.<p>The justices’ work is …

Ronnie Earl - Ain't That Loving You

Michael Pollan Drops Acid — and Comes Back From His Trip Convinced

<b>HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND</b> <b><br>What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence</b><br>By Michael Pollan<br>465 pp. Penguin Press. $28.<p>Michael Pollan has long been concerned with the moral dilemmas of everyday life. “Second Nature,” his first book, …

Roth in the Review

<i>A life in literary criticism: how</i> Review <i>writers read and responded to the novels of Philip Roth (1933–2018).</i><p><b>LeRoi Jones, “Channel X,” July 9, 1964</b><p>One …

Philip Roth, Towering Novelist Who Explored Lust, Jewish Life and America, Dies at 85

Philip Roth, the prolific, protean, and often blackly comic novelist who was a pre-eminent figure in 20th-century literature, died on Tuesday night at a hospital in Manhattan. He was 85.<p>The writer Judith Thurman, a close friend, said the cause was congestive heart failure. Mr. Roth had homes in …

Literature

Robert E. Rubin: Philosophy Prepared Me for a Career in Finance and Government

When I arrived at Harvard in 1956 as a freshman, I felt overwhelmed academically. Unlike many of my classmates who had gone to rigorous private schools, I graduated from a Florida public school that in those days rarely sent kids to elite colleges in the North. Even after four years of high school …

The 12 Worst Ideas Organized Religion Has Unleashed On the World

Some of humanity’s technological innovations are things we would have been better off without: the medieval rack, the atomic bomb and powdered lead …

Religion

America's 100 Most-Loved Novels Were Just Announced. Did Your Favorite Make the List?

A battle between 100 much-loved novels. At the end, only one will prevail.<p>There's one simple and surefire way to get smarter: Read more books. Many of the most respected entrepreneurs--from Bill Gates to Elon Musk--are voracious readers.<p>Take a page out of one CEO's book, and you can find a way to …

Open the pod bay doors, HAL: 50 years later, analyzing the impact of Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ on the sci-fi genre

“I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.”<p>The deadpan, emotionless response from supercomputer HAL 9000 in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 sci-fi classic …

Film Festivals

Why 2001: A Space Odyssey's mystery endures, 50 years on

He was a very deep guy, Arthur, but also a very funny one.<p>There's no single valid interpretation, but it lures you into its mystery, and makes you want to form interpretations, doesn't it?

The 10 Best Perennials to Plant This Spring (According to the Experts)

<i>This is the year,</i> guys—the year we get that gorgeous garden growing and become our cut bouquet-cultivating true selves. Since we need a little help …

10 Books to Read if ‘A Brief History of Time’ Was Too Brief for You

Inspired by the late Stephen Hawking’s beloved best-seller, the hosts of the ‘BookLab’ podcast offer more mind-bending musings on space and …

California proposal would limit when officers can open fire

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Several lawmakers and the family of a 22-year-old unarmed black man who was fatally shot by police proposed Tuesday that …

Police Shootings

Here’s How to Use Exposure Compensation for Better Landscape Photographs (VIDEO)

The first thing most photographers learn is that a camera’s light meter is calibrated to deliver correct exposures of “average” subjects with a tone …

Two Views on the March for Our Lives and the Second Amendment

Two views seem possible about the movement behind high-school students’ March for Our Lives, of which, if experience is your guide to American life, you should take the more pessimistic. The optimistic angle is that what one writer would call a tipping point was finally reached in the drive for gun …

Philosophy for Beginners: A Free Introductory Course from Oxford University

Philosophy doesn't have to be daunting. Thanks to the Continuing Education program at Oxford University, you can now ease into philosophical thinking …

Top 10 parallel narratives

From Philip Roth to Zadie Smith, Lisa Halliday selects some of the best novels using formal adventures to bridge the ‘impassable gaps’ in our world<p>What makes a novel a novel? The word comes from the Latin <i>novus</i>, meaning new, via the Italian <i>novella storia</i>, “new story”, so it can seem a contradiction …

Top 10

A Race Against Time to Excavate an Ancient African Civilization

Archaeologists in Nubia are struggling against erosion, desertification, and government plans to develop the land.<p>In 1905, British archaeologists descended on a sliver of eastern Africa, aiming to uncover and extract artifacts from 3,000-year-old temples. They left mostly with photographs, …

Congressional Oversight, Faltering?

Although Claire Leavitt has always held a keen interest in politics, it was only toward the end of her undergraduate degree that she began …