Emma Perry

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Evolution: Why do we have lips?

Human beings are unusual in that our mouths are surrounded by hypersensitive, easily-hurt pink tissue – why? Jason G Goldman investigates.<p>They kind of flap around on the front of your face, get dried out and chapped in the winter, and occasionally get caught up between your teeth and mistaken for …

The Cheater’s Guide to Love

YEAR 0<p>Your girl catches you cheating. (Well, actually she’s your fiancée, but hey, in a bit it so won’t matter.) She could have caught you with one sucia, she could have caught you with two, but because you’re a totally batshit cuero who never empties his e-mail trash can, she caught you with …

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

How to Convert Photos to Black and White in Lightroom

Today I’m going to show you just how easy to use, and effective Lightroom is, for converting colour photos to powerful black and white images. The …

Levitation Photography 7 Tips for Getting a Great Image

Levitation images are magical! They draw the viewer in and make them think about what’s not quite right. If you search the internet for levitation …

How To Get The Best Seat On An Airplane, According To Flight Attendants And Experts

These tips will have you flying in style.<p>There’s a perfect day to book your ticket and a perfect time (more or less) to get to the airport. So where’s the perfect place to sit?<p>A study from budget airline easyJet claims to pinpoint the perfect airplane seat: 7F. Their reasoning? It sells the best. …

How Netflix Is Changing Our Brains, And Why That May Not Be All Good

With season two of Netflix’s breakout hit Orange is the New Black now airing, I’m struck by a profound change in the psychological calculus of entertainment. Netflix has changed the game, and I don’t just mean the game of how shows are served to hungry eyes. I mean the game going on behind our eyes …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

The Scientific Fundamentalist

Both men and women lie, but they lie about different (and predictable) things.<p>The three men I admire most [are] Paul Shaffer, Robin Williams, and …

9 Reasons to Love Being Single

As a single, 28-year old in New York City I constantly encounter young professionals who are looking for love. They are doing everything from getting set up by a matchmaker to online dating to find someone with whom they can really connect.<p>I think any person, whether they are single or not, can …

Insightful Life Lessons from the Best Commencement Speeches

Since the colonial era, young graduates have had to sit through one last lecture–the commencement address–before leaving school and officially joining the “real world.” With the rise of technology and social media, the modern era has become what NPR calls the “golden age of the commencement speech …

Ten of the world's best destinations for drinkers

Instead of cracking a can at home, why not search out one of these boozy hotspots? Whether you fancy guzzling a pint, sipping a cocktail or knocking back a dram or two, we can help you quench your thirst in style.<p>Pivni Lazne Bernard, Prague, Czech Republic<p>Sure, a pint of pilsner wouldn’t go amiss - …

Travel From Spain To Portugal In Less Than A Minute With This Zany Zip-Line

What if you could get on a zip line and then wind up in another country? What if we told you it would take less than a minute?<p>Interested? Hop on the next flight to Spain and head to Andalucia, where Limitezero, the company behind these international shenanigans, is headquartered.<p>It's a rare (and …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

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10 Amazing Photographers Who Use the Olympus OM-D E-M1 on the Job - MirrorLessons

You may not see many of them, but they’re there: professional photographers who have dispensed with much, if not all, of their heavy professional …

The Southbank Festival of Love: seven ways to express your passion

Love is, of course, a many splendoured thing. It lifts us up where we belong, you might say. Love is kind, patient, all you need, the sweetest thing and never having to say you're sorry. It is also, London's Southbank Centre announced last week, the subject of a festival to be held this summer, …

Olia Hercules makes Ukrainian green borscht – with a spring twist

My childhood in southern Ukraine involved many a picnic enjoyed amid stretches of pine trees beside the river Dnieper. A crazily patterned blanket, strewn with huge red tomatoes and bright green herbs, and the sound of questionable Russian pop music playing softly in the background. I can remember …

15 Words in Other Languages with No Direct English Equivalent

‘<i>Found in Translation</i>‘ is an ongoing series that highlights words in other languages with no direct English equivalent. The illustrative posters are …