Carlos B

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Stabilized GoPro footage from a roller coaster looks like an alternate reality

During a recent trip to Six Flags Magic Mountain in California, YouTuber and skydiver Jeb Corliss took GoPro Fusion video of himself riding Goliath, …

GoPro

Connection between stress and autoimmune disease affirmed by massive 30-year study

A massive study spanning 30 years of data and examining a cohort of over one million people has found a strong association between persons suffering …

Medical Research

Here’s What You Get When You Shoot Portraits With a 500mm Lens

Portrait photographers generally pick focal lengths somewhere between 80mm and 135mm, which produces a flattened perspective distortion when the …

How to build an army of competitive shiny Pokémon

The impossible is now possible, but be prepared to work for it<p>Game Freak has made it easier than ever to collect and breed optimized Pokémon in what could be the final Pokémon games for the Nintendo 3DS: <i>Pokémon Ultra Sun</i> and <i>Pokémon Ultra Moon.</i> This gives you an amazing opportunity to finally build …

Negative Emotions Are Important, Too

Negative emotions, including anger, anxiety and sadness, make us very uncomfortable. Because they’re literally, physiologically uncomfortable. So we …

Self-help

There are three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Psychology

Video Tutorial: Create Glitch Effects Using Photoshop

5/5 (8)<p>In this video tutorial we’re going to show you how to create a distorted VHS glitch effects that creates the vintage VHS tapes look that you …

The truth about green screen

We’ve all seen them: green screen plugin videos where the demo artist clicks a button and all the green disappears, replaced by a perfectly …

Fortnite Guide: Search Letter Locations, Tomato Town Treasure Map (Week 1, Season 4 Challenges)

Season 4 of Fortnite is officially underway, and with it, we've gotten a brand new Battle Pass. This works largely like they have in the past, offering weekly challenges for players to complete in order to unlock new skins and rewards. Week 1 challenges are the usual mixture of easy and tricky …

The Benro 75mm Hi-Hat tripod keeps your camera as low as it can go

When I am in the studio “messing around” with macro photography trying to use various objects to produce an amazing photo, I often use a tabletop as …

Polyamorous, Aromantic, Demisexual—And 19 Other Sexuality Terms You Really Need To Know

How many of these labels apply to you?<p>Sexuality isn’t black and white, and the labels <i>gay</i> and <i>straight</i> don’t do the full spectrum of sexual orientation justice. That’s why new terms are popping up all the time.<p>“The identification and acceptance of words that fit a person's experience can help them …

LGBTQI

What Is Mindfulness and How Does It Work?

It is readily arguable that the single most significant development in mental health practice since the turn of the millennium has been the …

Your Brain is Lying to You: Here's How to Force it to Tell the Truth

Everyone suffers from unconscious bias, but here's an easy way to check yourself.<p>Other people discriminate on the basis or age, sex, national origin, or even silly things such as what university they attended or whether they ask for soda or pop. You don't. You always look for the best candidate, …

Psychology

Which Leading Artificial Intelligence Course Should You Take and What Should You Do After?

I graduated from Udacity’s Deep Learning Nanodegree (DLND) late last year and Andrew Ng’s deeplearning.ai specialization wrapped up for me in …

Machine Learning

Want Tack-Sharp Photographs? Watch This Tutorial with Focus Stacking Made Easy (VIDEO)

One of the challenges with landscape photography is maximizing depth of field. That’s because well-composed images often incorporate important …

Landscape Photography

To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To

One of the best insights on what true productivity means in the 21st century dates back to 1890. In his book <i>The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1</i>, William James wrote a simple statement that’s packed with meaning: “My experience is what I agree to attend to.”<p>Your attention determines the experiences …

Time Management

Get Three Free Starter Pokemon For Ultra Sun And Moon Right Now

In addition to this month's free Legendaries for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, players can claim three more rare Pokemon right now for no charge, provided you have a Pokemon Bank account on 3DS. The Pokemon Company is giving away the final evolved forms of the Alola starters--Decidueye, Incineroar, and …

This Awesome Timelapse Shows the Entire Growing Process of Cannabis, From Seed to Harvest

We often throw out tips and tricks for how to grow the perfect cannabis plant, but we don't often show you visuals of what the process actually looks …

Watch: ALMA Telescopes Zoom 1,350 Light-Years into Space

Take a trip through the Orion constellation.<p>If you’ve always wanted to soar through the cosmos, buckle up. The Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) …

Cosmology

A Stunning Timelapse of the Entire Universe Over 13 Billion Years as Described by Four Iconic Narrators

John D. Boswell aka “Melodysheep“ has created a stunning 10 minute timelapse about how the entire universe developed over the course of 13.8 billion …

How to precisely sharpen images with Photoshop's High Pass filter

There are sharpness settings in Lightroom, Snapseed, and other photo editors, but Photoshop's High Pass filter leads the way in quality and …

How to download Legendary Pokémon Regigigas and Heatran

<b>Want to download the Legendary Pokémon Regigigas and Heatran to Pokémon Sun, Ultra Sun, Moon, or Ultra Moon? Here’s how.</b>The year-long Legendary …

The Psychology of Expectations

Perhaps you have heard the saying: "Expectations are premeditated resentments." I believe this slogan, which apparently originated in 12-step …

Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …

A physical wallet for cryptocurrencies exists and it's actually pretty cool

The cryptocurrency craze continues to rage on despite its boom-and-bust nature. And why not? They’re great investments, they’re not connected to any …

The Next Ethereum Blockchain Game Has Arrived & Early Adapters Are Rushing To Cash In On The Next Crypto Craze: Crypto Countries

Countries on the Blockchain<p>On paper games like Crypto Countries, Cryptocelebrities & Cryptokitties sound silly. But, like the aforementioned …

Are you sleepwalking now?

Given how little control we have of our wandering minds, how can we cultivate real mental autonomy?<i>By Thomas Metzinger</i>Read at Aeon

Last Chance To Get A Free Pokemon In Ultra Sun And Moon

The first distribution for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is coming to an end soon. Nintendo is giving away a special Rockruff for the new titles until January 10, making this your last opportunity to add the Rock-type puppy Pokemon to your team.<p>What makes this particular Rockruff different from …

Our selective blindness is lethal to the living world | George Monbiot

Each generation is normalising the erosion of our environment, and the devastating losses to fragile ecosystems mount up<p>What you see is not what others see. We inhabit parallel worlds of perception, bounded by our interests and experience. What is obvious to some is invisible to others. I might …

James Cameron