Remington Dalke

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How to save 10s of gigabytes with lightroom temp files

This little procedure just saved me over 20 gigs (yes, this is right, gigs!!) of space on my hard drive. It has to do with how Lightroom updates. …

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can’t Afford to Miss in April

Spring is here, and so are some great beach reads! What does April have in store? <i>Two</i> Terry Pratchett tributes. New books from C.J. Cherryh, Harry …

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Amanda Charchian Photographs Female Nudes Around the World

We caught up with the artist about her intimate new book, 'Pheromone Hotbox.'<p><b>This article originally appeared on Creators and contains adult content.</b><p>Amanda Charchian celebrates the female nude in her new book, <i>Pheromone Hotbox</i>. From 2012 to 2015 the LA-based photographer traveled the world, shooting …

Costa Rica

Oculus founder explains why Macs can't do virtual reality

When asked by Shack News whether Oculus, which requires a connected Windows computer to work, would ever support Apple desktops, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey replied: "That is up to Apple. If they ever release a good computer, we will do it."<p>He went on to explain:<p>It just boils down to the fact that …

Virtual Reality

Harvard Goes To The Himalayas – Monks With ‘Superhuman’ Abilities Show Scientists What We Can All Do

It’s fascinating to consider just how many ancient teachings tell us that humans have the capacity to gain extraordinary powers through various …

Happiness Is Actually Pretty Easy to Find

My approach to happiness is really a mash up of the things I’ve learned from the school of hard knocks, and from brilliant happiness scientists like …

A pause in the shouting: Obama, critics connect at CNN's town hall on guns

<b>(CNN) —</b> A president who has vowed to politicize gun control and critics who believe he's determined to confiscate their weapons came face-to-face Thursday in a rare respectful and reasoned interlude in one of America's most poisoned political debates.<p>For once, the nation's bitter, polarized …

Guns

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting | Inc.com

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Social Media Marketing

Your Pursuit Of Happiness Results In Unhappiness

Everyone should have a good life, full of joy and happiness. Being happy is fun. No wonder we try to increase the feeling of happiness—it’s like a …

A Dad Turned All The Ridiculous Things He Ends Up Saying To His Kids Into A Book

"Honey, please don't lick the toaster."

Beautifully Endless Looping GIFs Created by a Legally Blind Artist

Native American artist George Redhawk creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he's legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It's an artistic expression of the confusion …

Digital Art

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

Physics

7 things we’ve learned from the Ashley Madison leak

Hackers who stole user information from the infidelity network AshleyMadison.com last month dumped their trove of email and street addresses, phone …

Security

Guy Pretends To Be A Child Predator, What Happens Next Will Shock You

In the US alone, there are over 750,000 registered child predators - a scary statistic whichever way you look at it. In an increasingly connected …

10 Extraordinary Travel Photos by Roger Stonehouse

Authentic, vivid, raw travel photography that captures the essence of a place without sugarcoating it is more difficult to come by than you might think, but Roger Stonehouse has mastered the art.<p>His photos--including his very popular 'Punk and Monk' image of a young monk and his friend (possibly …

Photography

Photos Show A Rare Glimpse Of The 'Real' North Korea

It's no mystery why North Korea is known as the Hermit Kingdom. The government, officially called the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, relies on a combination of isolation and propaganda to communicate its image to its citizens and the world. Because it's so hard to get into, chances are we …

North Korea

Incredibly successful philosophy majors

LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman was almost a philosophy professor.Kevin Moloney/Fortune Brainstorm Tech<p>Through one lens, the study of philosophy is the purest intellectual quest there is. Through another, it's a punch line.<p><i>(Q: How many philosophers does it take to change a light-bulb?</i><p><i>A: Three: one</i> …

Hedge Funds

Fisherman Casts Line and Catches a Camera Drone

Tice Ledbetter was flying his DJI camera drone over a pier at Pacific Beach in San Diego this week when something bizarre happened: a fisherman on …

Fishing

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10 free Google Cardboard apps you need to try out

The Google Cardboard virtual reality headset and app platform has been out for a while now. It was introduced at the Google I/O developer conference in June 2014, but it’s not the most well understood technology out there. Perhaps the best way to understand it is to try it out. Fortunately, Google …

Simple Chore Jars for Kids

<i>This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.</i> <i>#NaturallyClean #CollectiveBias</i><p>Motherhood is …

After Cuba: The Only 3 Countries That Have No Relations With the U.S.

Why is one of them Bhutan?<p>On Wednesday, the United States and Cuba announced that they would reopen embassies in each other’s capitals, thus restoring diplomatic relations for the first time since 1961. The agreement doesn’t mean that Washington-Havana ties will go back to where they were before …

India

The 5 Best Pieces of Financial Wisdom From Warren Buffett

The "Oracle of Omaha" truly lives up to his name.<p>Between 1964 and 2014, the S&P 500 increased by a whopping 2,300%. On the other hand, the stock …

How One Family Lives Well (And Even Owns a Home) on Just $11 an Hour

Budgeting is a tough skill for anyone to master, but the difficulty increases for those living on a low income. Without any wiggle room for financial …

Personal Finance

The 15 Most Anticipated Video Games of Summer 2015

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Gaming

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

Lawn Mowing

Mum captures her four-year-old's tantrum perfectly on video

How To Begin Rebuilding Your Life And Make It Ridiculously Amazing

<b>by Luminita D. Saviuc</b><p>“Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon …

This dad spent two months making this insanely intricate maze for his daughter

The Arts