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Yale Study: Sad, Lonely Introverts Are Natural Born Social Psychologists

Cognitive curiosity, cognitive ability, melancholy, and introversion predict social psychological skill, a new Yale study shows. Co-authored by Anton …

Stunning Street Instagrams of Berlin by Tim Raack

Tim Raack is a talented self-taught photographer and urban explorer currently based in Berlin, Germany. Tim focuses on street photography, he shoots …

Photography

Composition Mistakes Every Photographer Should Avoid

It's inevitable that you will make mistakes with your photos.<p>We all do it; even professionals that have been behind the lens for decades make …

Landscape Photography

Here's Why It's Better to Be Single, According to Science

We knew it all along.<p>Give Tinder a break and take yourself on a date tonight.<p>Being single has a handful of benefits, scientific research has found. …

Fujifilm announces X-A5 mirrorless camera and first X-series power zoom

Fujifilm has announced the X-A5, a new entry-level X-series mirrorless camera. It has a 24.2-megapixel APS-C image sensor (with a Bayer color filter, not Fujifilm’s own X-Trans array), phase-detection autofocus, automatic Bluetooth image transfer, and 4K video recording. It still has a 180-degree …

Cameras

Does Your CEO Have A Personal Brand? If Not, It Could Be Affecting Your Bottom Line.

Who is the CEO of Amazon? That’s a pretty easy answer.<p>What about the CEO of UPS? Not quite as easy, right?<p>Jeff Bezos has become a household name, bringing Amazon lots of free attention and helping to propel it into an e-commerce giant with an enthusiastic international following. UPS would have to …

Public Relations

How to Talk to Someone Who Refuses to Accept Reality, According to Behavioral Science | Inc.com

Holiday family gatherings are right around the corner, which means you may soon find yourself face to face with that one kooky relative who believes that Obama is a Muslim, 9/11 was an inside job, or NASA staged the moon landing. Is there anything to do in this situation except change the subject …

Behavioral Sciences

Autumn in the UK: Pictures

England

Facebook merges Stories and Messenger Day

Facebook has announced a number of changes for its Stories feature. According to <i>TechCrunch</i>, the company is merging Facebook Stories and Messenger Day — the two formats that existed separately until now.<p>This means that when you post a Story on Facebook it will automatically show in Messenger as well …

5 Tips to Instantly Up Your Photo Game

Taking photos - good ones anyway - can be a tough gig.That's why there's so many tutorials, tips, and tricks out there that seek to help beginners …

Landscape Photography

Facebook Messenger brings live chat and bots to websites

Facebook Messenger now has a plugin that lets visitors to a website engage in live chat with a human or bot without leaving that website. Called Customer Chat, the plugin is one in a series of major changes announced today as part of the release of version 2.2 of the Messenger Platform. The …

14 Helpful Lightroom Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Photo Editing

Adobe Lightroom is an app that’s filled with all kinds of helpful features that can make life easier for you once you learn they exist. Here’s a …

The difference between Saturation and Vibrance explained

You've probably heard this question once or twice from a novice, or maybe even asked it yourself: what exactly is the difference between the Vibrance …

Tutorials

The Future of Content Strategy: How to Refine Your SEO for the Modern Searcher (and Publish Less Content)

Marketing

No one is using Facebook stories, so Facebook is borrowing Instagram’s

Post your story to both places at once<p>Facebook has apparently found a new approach to giving its Stories feature a much-needed shot in the arm: soon you’ll be able to just double-post your Instagram stories to Facebook directly from the Instagram app. As <i>Mashable</i> reports, some Instagram users are …

Instagram

Create Your Buyer Persona in 5 Simple Steps

Do you know who your customers are?More importantly, do you know what they want or need from you?If you don't, writing engaging email content for …

UX Design

How to Tell If You’re Dating a Psychopath, According to a Woman Who Married One

These are the red flags Jen Waite wishes she knew when she first met her ex.<p>The word “psychopath” sounds scary. It conjures images of Hannibal Lecter …

Relationships

The first men to conquer death will create a new social order – a terrifying one

Immensely wealthy and powerful men like Peter Thiel and Elon Musk want to live forever. But at what cost?<p>In a 2011 <i>New Yorker</i> profile, Peter Thiel, …

Singularity

6 Proven Ways to Empower Your Brand's Instagram Marketing

Instagram is the hot new thing but it's already been around long enough for marketers to know what works.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to PEW Research Center, the majority of Americans (55 percent to be exact) use Instagram to some degree. Given the …

Marketing

12 Reasons Why I Suck at Instagram and You Probably Do Too

Like many photographers, I've been scratching my head at how to win the Instagram game. Over the last six months, I decided to up my game and upload …

5 surprising things about QR codes

If you're not using them now, you may be soon. Here's why -- and how to scan them in both Android and iOS.<p>Years ago, when QR codes arrived on the tech scene, they were heralded as not only the inevitable successor to bar codes, but also the future of information-sharing. By scanning a code, you …

Apps

VSCO launches its first video editing tool

VSCO is a brand well-known among photographers who take advantage of its presets for desktop and its mobile app featuring film-inspired filters and pro image tools. Now the company is moving into video editing, with the launch of its first video editing tool on iOS. The tool will allow users to …

Mobile Photography

Local SEO: The Ultimate Guide To Ranking Your Local Business

What Is Local SEO?<p>Local SEO is the optimization of your online properties so you can be found in localized searches. By using the resources and …

New LinkedIn tool tells businesses about who’s visiting their websites

LinkedIn is giving businesses a new way to see what kinds of audiences they’re attracting with their marketing efforts.<p>The Website Demographics tool allows businesses to break down their website visitors across eight categories including job title, industry, company and location.<p>After all, that’s …

Marketing

Why We Obsess Over People Who Don't Want Us

<b>For simplicity's sake, I refer to heterosexual women in this post, but what I discuss here definitely applies to heterosexual men and</b> …

Psychology

8 Tips From Neuroscientists on How to Become Perfectly Happy

There are thousands of tips and psychological techniques to help you feel happy and learn to rejoice in each new day. But what if our own body had a …

Google is using AI to create stunning landscape photos using Street View imagery

Google’s AI photo editor tricked even professional photographers<p>Google’s latest artificial intelligence experiment is taking in Street View imagery from Google Maps and transforming it into professional-grade photography through post-processing — all without a human touch. Hui Fang, a software …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Interactions to Help Improve Your Follower Loyalty on Social Media

With loyal followers in tow, you're far more likely to be successful.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to have a thriving social media campaign, you need a healthy base of followers. But too many business owners focus on accumulating sheer numbers, when they …

Marketing

Inside the brains of psychopaths

A team of scientists recently packed a mobile MRI scanner on the back of a tractor trailer and hauled it into a medium security prison with the goal …

Neurology