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The Dangers of Taking PPIs for Acid Reflux

There might be serious consequences to taking these drugs long-term.<p>You've probably felt it at some point—that sharp, burning sensation that starts in your gut and climbs up the back of your throat, possibly after your second cup of coffee, or that extra helping of fries.<p>We tend to call it …

Wellness

How Stem Cells Could Make Elderly Blood Vessels ‘Younger’

‘The bullets are already there. This is a better one.’<p><i>By Elisa Lazzari, postdoctoral associate in biomedical sciences, Weill Cornell Medical …

‘The Tale’: Sundance’s Most Controversial Sex Scene Is Also Its Most Powerful

Filmmaker Jennifer Fox used her own childhood sexual abuse to make one of Sundance's most talked-about films, and one that required the maximum of …

5 Succulent Meats You Should Make in Your Instant Pot

The Instant Pot may seem like a magic black box that makes <i>all</i> the foods in very little time but it is, mainly, a very safe and easy-to-use pressure …

The 9 Greatest TV Shows Of All-Time, According To Rotten Tomatoes

The Wire and The Sopranos aren't on there<p>If you think it's difficult for movies to get the coveted 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, then spare a thought for long-running TV shows.<p>To recap: RT aggregates the scores of numerous critics, so it's a measure of consensus, and puts those shows that are …

TV

105 Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Dear friend,To advertise my new book: “Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Street Photography“, here is a list of practical and philosophical tips …

Street Photography

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: 5 Common Photography Mistakes And How To Solve Them

In this Photography Video Tutorial, Joe Allam discussing 5 below common mistakes every beginner photographer do:<p>Uneven Horizons across an Image<br>• Not …

Photography Tutorials

China is heading toward a debt crisis that will throw into question everything we think we know about its economy

China's worrisome build-up of corporate and household debt is well-documented, but fears of a financial crisis have receded sharply from the turbulent days of 2015 and 2016, when the country's stock market crashed on fears that an epic two-decade growth streak might come to an abrupt halt.<p>Since …

Stock Markets

Things You Can Do Right Now To Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you want to take better photos (who doesn't?), this article is for you...Becoming a better photographer doesn't have to be difficult, confusing, …

Landscape Photography

Street Photography Tutorial: Zone Focusing

Street photography is all about timing, you have to be ready to capture the moment. One of the most important and misunderstood technique in street …

Street Photography

The 17 Steamiest Movies Of 2017

Happy holidays! Before we can fully embrace the avalanche of pop culture 2018 has in store for us, we need to take a look back at the unrelenting …

Entertainment

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways to Be More Effective at Work | Inc.com

Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like you're always behind. And that's just not good for your productivity or your health.<p>So, what's the answer? Work more hours?<p>Not necessarily. As Bob Sullivan …

Time Management

The extravagant life of Gianluca Vacchi, the Italian millionaire with an 11 million-strong Instagram following who now has his sights set on acting

50-year-old multimillionaire entrepreneur Gianluca Vacchi is not your average Instagram star — he's certainly done things his own way.<p>Having retired from a career in business, the silver-haired, tattooed Italian took social media by a storm last year when a video he posted of himself dancing on …

Swimming Pools

Gestalt Theory For Photographers

I’m currently teaching myself Gestalt Theory, a principle mostly applied to designers. Here are some ideas which can make you see the visual world …

Street Photography

In The Bag: Top Photo Accessories

From a distance of 40 feet on a snowy, cloudy day at dusk, there wasn’t much light on this wild juvenile Cooper’s hawk, but a photograph cried out to …

Cameras

All of NASA's out-of-this-world images are now in one place

Finding a particular NASA image used to mean digging around a bunch of separate websites. Not anymore!<p>NASA first announced that all of its photo archives would be made available on one easily searchable website in late March. But an interview with some of the minds behind the merger, courtesy of …

Archives

Watch: The Death of Hollywood’s ‘Most Beautiful Girl in the World’

This was the the first fatal scandal to strike down a Hollywood starlet.<p>Mary Pickford once described her as having “the loveliest violet-blue eyes I …

15 epic sci-fi novels you should read before they become blockbuster films

It’s a good time to be a fan of science-fiction movies. Whether your tastes favor explosive, big-budget spectacles or subtle, thought-provoking …

Science Fiction

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

National Parks

A cheat sheet to Indian restaurant menus

Let’s get the big flashing misnomer out of the way: Not every stew at an Indian restaurant is a curry. It’s understandable how it’s become shorthand …

Take statins even if you are healthy, say experts

People should take statins regardless of how healthy and active they are, leading US experts have said.<p>Researchers say taking the daily medication protects against stroke and heart attacks no matter how low a person’s cholesterol levels.<p>In an article for the American Journal of Medicine, the …

Reactor that produces liquid fuel from CO2 in the air to be tested in portable pilot plant

The fuels we burn add carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, which contributes to climate change. A new compact power plant is starting up in Finland that …

Carbon Dioxide

Niacin, an ingredient in energy drinks, could give you hepatitis, new study finds

You really can have too much of a good thing. Case in point: The niacin, aka vitamin B3, in energy drinks could lead to acute hepatitis.<p>On Tuesday, a …

DIY "junkyard battery" inspired by ancient blueprint stores energy cheaply

Inspired by a millennia-old blueprint and two of the most abundant scrap metals in the US, scientists have developed a battery prototype that could …

Clean Energy

5 Pictures: My Favorites from Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of my favorite cities on earth. It is a mix of the old and the new, in certain places feeling like ancient Asia and in others like …

Hong Kong

I Love Street Photography, But I Might Hate it Even More

I’m not sure what motivates other photographers, but for me there’s usually a good bit of wanting to do something established—something that I’ve …

Street Photography

Blood Moon in pictures: Total 'supermoon' lunar eclipse seen around the world