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48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

A Man's Guide to the Scarf | The Art of Manliness

Most men’s scarves are approximately 10 inches wide, 70 inches long, and made from either a solid or patterned cut of cloth designed to wrap around …

400+ First Date Questions: Everything You Need To Ask The First Time You Go Out With Someone (And More)

Genuinely Interesting Questions For You To Ask Your Next Date<p><i>It’s really, REALLY attractive when people ask well thought out questions on a first</i> …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

The Brain

The End of Ownership: The Zero-Marginal-Cost Economy

<i>Dries Buytaert created Drupal, an open source content management platform, in his dorm room. He is also the co-founder and CTO at Acquia, a company providing enterprise software for websites and commerce.</i><p>Society is undergoing tremendous change right now — those of us who enjoy services like Uber …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

A Little Known Robin Williams Story

Years ago I learned a very cool thing about Robin Williams, and I couldn’t watch a movie of his afterward without thinking of it. I never actually …

The World Cup in numbers

0: the number of Premier League players included in the official team of the tournament.<p>1: Just the one goal from Mario Gotze was enough to deliver the trophy to Germany.<p>1: England goalkeeper Joe Hart made only one save in two World Cup games. He conceded 4 goals.<p>2: Thomas Müller (2010 & 2014) and …

7 of the Most Awe-Inspiring Lines in Fiction

No doubt we’ve all experienced that moment while reading a book when we stumble across a line and are suddenly struck by the sheer genius of it.<p>We …

35 Budget-Friendly Activities Every Barkada Must Try

Maginhawa food trip <i>(PHP500)</i><p>Volunteer for a day or a week <i>(Free)</i><p>Do a DIY tour of Intramuros <i>(Free)</i><p>Ice skate at SM Mall of Asia or Megamall <i>(PHP390</i> …

How to Remove Objects From an Image With Photoshop

Photoshop has such a diverse range of tools and image editing capabilities that it’s hard for one person to learn how they all work. It’s easy to …

What it Really Means to Be in Love

While many of us may have sensed it intuitively, there is now science behind the statement that "Love is all you need." A 75-year longitudinal study …

Relationships

Use Sparingly

10 Easy Ways to Deal With Me When I'm Being a Bitch

Women don't come with a manual. If they did, men wouldn't need man caves.<p>The truth is, part of what makes women appealing can also make them terrifying. Their emotional volatility is either fascinating or distressing, depending on how it's expressed, yes -- but also on how it's taken.<p>Every woman's …

How To Succeed When You're Not Good At Anything In Particular

That works brilliantly if you were born the best at something, but for everyone else, it's kinda soul-crushing. What if you don't have any world class skills?<p>The good news is, nearly everybody is like this, and that includes ultra-successful megastars. Very few successful people are actually the …

John Steinbeck on Falling in Love: A 1958 Letter of Advice to His Lovesick Teenage Son

Nobel laureate <b>John Steinbeck</b> (February 27, 1902–December 20, 1968) might be best-known as the author of <i>East of Eden</i>, <i>The Grapes of Wrath</i>, and <i>Of Mice and Men</i>, but he was also a prolific letter-writer. <b>Steinbeck: A Life in Letters</b> (<i>public library</i>) constructs an alternative biography of the iconic …

How to Use Graduated Filters in Lightroom

We could all stand to shoot more during the “golden hour”—that splendid wash of yellow and dramatic light created at sun up and sun down. But …

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 …

Photography

Understanding Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights

We all know that light is the crucial element in photography. Understanding how it behaves and the factors that influence it is mandatory.<p>For …

Kuya’s at the Fort / Jed & Julian’s: A 2-in-1 Restaurant Catering to All Generations

When in Manila, there’s something about good old family recipes that make our dining experiences a little bit more memorable. Unassumingly located at …

6 Clever Ways to Get Better Lighting from Your Camera’s Pop-Up Flash

Most entry- and enthusiast-level cameras come with a pop-up flash, which though not especially powerful, can come in very handy. In this tutorial …

Top 10 Photography eBooks

1<p>Trick Photography eBook and Video Course<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative</i> …

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …

75 Truths “How I Met Your Mother” Taught You About Adulthood

“Love is the best thing we do.”<p>1. Nothing good ever happens after 2 a.m.<p>2. Suit up!<p>3. Accept all challenges.<p>4. Don't underestimate the power of a good wingman (or woman).<p>5. You're never too old for a game of laser tag.<p>6. Don't get a tattoo when you're drunk or feeling emotional, or both.<p>7. People …

The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

31 Business Lessons You Usually Learn The Hard Way

1. Sometimes your best effort isn't good enough to land you the deal.<p>2. You can't learn if you aren't willing to listen.<p>3. The only way to get other people to care about you is to care about them first.<p>4. You can't find opportunities for success if you aren't looking for them.<p>5. Just because social …

Where could your skills take you?

Results<p>Thanks for taking our quiz. Your responses suggest you may be suited to the role of research analyst. This is just one of the roles that your …

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