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The 15-Minute Six Pack Shimmy

Get ready for your abs to burn and shake<p>This 15-minute abs workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour has a fun name, but it’ll cause your abs to burn and shake.<p>The routine’s five movements hit every last muscle in your core, including your shoulders, obliques, rectus abdominis, hip …

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You can buy the only sunglasses made with NASA-certified technology for less than $80

From the surface of the moon to a crescent Earth, their eyes have experienced firsthand a grandeur that most of us will never witness.<p>But those breathtaking views come at a high price for many because in space, astronauts are exposed to higher levels of high-energy light, or radiation, compared to …

Travel gear to make coach feel more like first class (pictures)

Why Can’t The U.S. Government’s Graphic Design Be This Beautiful?

Maak Plaats, a Dutch manual on urban infrastructure, is so candy-lickable, it might as well be a graphic design creamsicle.<p>How do you make infrastructure policy seem revolutionary? You make the official guidelines look like the old flower-power posters, in the hopes of dredging up the same spirit …

Stanford engineers develop state-by-state plan to convert U.S. to 100% clean, renewable energy by 2050

Mark Z. Jacobson and colleagues show that it’s technically possible for each state to replace fossil fuel energy with entirely clean, renewable …

The fitness apps that gave me six-pack abs

I saw my six pack for the first time at the age of 40. Prior to that, my abs had been hidden behind a thick layer of fat that I’d built up over years of living a sedentary geek lifestyle. The only exercise I got was racing to be first in line at the Apple Store for a product launch.<p>Then one day, a …

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Google just solved the biggest problem with mobile photography

I tried automatic photo back-ups to Google Drive for awhile and found it incredibly useful and convenient. For example, I could take a photo with my smartphone, and instead of sending it to myself via email, I could open up Drive on my laptop and I'd instantly find the picture I just took. And …

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Domena została zawieszona<p>Drogi Abonencie, w wyniku negatywnej weryfikacji Twoja domena została zawieszona. Aby ją odblokować kliknij w link …

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The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools

<i>Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup.</i><p>Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe …

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10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

How Designers Turn Data Into Beautiful Infographics

Behind the scenes of information architects’ creative processes.<p>The best infographics are clear, easy to digest, and eye-catching. But the process of distilling data into a neat little chart, bar graph, or venn diagram usually requires pages and pages of messy preparatory sketches, which are rarely …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

30 Awesome Photography Links to Dial Up Your Inspiration Quotient

As another week passes us by Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching the internet for links to the best tutorials, special features, great …

How Green Is Barack Obama?

Nineteen thinkers on which of his climate moves really matter.<p>President Obama’s sixth year in office might be his greenest yet, with new Environmental Protection Agency rules to reduce power plant emissions and ozone pollutants, plus what he called a “ historic” climate agreement with China. Some …

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This is why conservatives win: George Lakoff explains the importance of framing — and what Democrats need to learn

<b>Darrell Issa, Rand Paul, Pat Robertson (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Reed Saxon/Gene J. Puskar/photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Messaging matters, George Lakoff tells Salon, but the key to politics is combining message with a moral grounding<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>November 22, 2014 12:59pm (UTC)<p>In 1996, cognitive linguist …

House Republicans just passed a bill forbidding scientists from advising the EPA on their own research

<b>(AP/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>The “reform” measure makes room for industry-funded experts on the EPA’s advisory board<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>November 19, 2014 10:15pm (UTC)<p>Congressional climate wars were dominated Tuesday by the U.S. Senate, which spent the day debating, and ultimately failing to pass, a bill …

This Innovation Will Change Camping Forever

Although many of us have fond memories of loading up in the station wagon and pitching a tent for the weekend, the nostalgic experience hasn’t quite kept up with modern technology. But you have a chance to Kickstart a product that could change that. The Camp Caddy is a camp kitchen on wheels set to …

A New Way To Finance Solar And Storage: The LOPPA

Solar and energy storage will increasingly be integrated together at commercial sites, homes and microgrids. SolarCity, NRG, Enphase all have storage plans.<p>But to be honest, they are an odd couple with very different personalities.<p>Solar is passive: solar modules are typically planted in a fixed …

Thomas Frank: “We are such losers”

<b>Barack Obama, Jimmy Carter (AP/Al Behrman/Wikimedia/Salon)</b><p>Liberals yearn to believe in post-ideological blank slates — and get disappointed every time. Will we ever learn?<p>Thomas Frank<p>October 26, 2014 11:00am (UTC)<p>That we are living through an endless repeat of the 1970s is becoming more apparent …

Exodus - Photographs and text by Marcus Lyon | LensCulture

My early work took me to the slums and ghettos of the developing world to explore issues surrounding street children and child labour. I was then, and remain now, inspired by the resilience and adaptive skills of humanity at the edge of existence. The ability—en masse, against all odds—to negotiate …

Advice for Aspiring Full-Time Photographers

Recently I gave a short 2-hour presentation on street photography at one of the photography clubs at UC Berkeley. It was great being surrounded by …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Lighting & Posing Tips for Wedding Photography

Wedding photographer Moshe Zusman shoots 15 to 20 very high-end weddings a year. Over the course of his career, he has learned the importance of …

Getting Your Foot in the Door as a Freelance Assignment Photographer

One of the biggest changes photography has seen over the last 10 years is in photojournalism and documentary photography. Some will see this change …

Tutorial: How to Quickly Fix Skin Redness Using the HSL Sliders in Photoshop

One problem almost all portrait photographers are going to run into at one point or another is skin redness. We’re human, there’s blood flowing …