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Drink wine and 12 more tips for a sharper brain

Age-related brain plaques, which may play a role in Alzheimer's disease, can start forming in your 40s. Keep your brain buff with these tips.<p>With a blood pressure cuff, a scale and a blood draw, your doctor can tell a lot about your heart health. It’s not that easy to do a brain check: There are no …

Alzheimer's Disease

5 Psychological Principles for Maintaining a Happy Marriage

It all comes down to prioritizing the positive.<p>By<p>Apr 05 2018, 7:21 PM<p>Marriage takes work. We know this, you know this, everyone knows this. But what …

Happiness

Three Mistakes You’re Making When Posing Wedding Couples

Posing is an art and technique that must be honed. Many photographers may feel they're in a rut with posing or that their routine is lacking. Here …

Self-awareness

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

flame

<b>Reduce the number of Aboriginal children in care</b><p>We call upon the federal, provincial, territorial, and Aboriginal governments to commit to reducing …

Here's how a young couple paid off $162,000 of debt in 3 years — and paid for their wedding at the same time

Earlier this month, Heron Abegaze (29) and Elijah Bankole (30), put a new spin on "couple goals" after Abegaze's Instagram post about paying off their debt went viral. After three years of saving like it's an Olympic sport, the Twin Cities duo wiped out nearly $162,000 of credit card debt, car …

Personal Finance

JIM ROGERS: The worst crash in our lifetime is coming

Legendary investor Jim Rogers sat down with Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget on this week's episode of "The Bottom Line." Rogers predicts a market crash in the next few years, one that he says will rival anything he has seen in his lifetime. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Blodget: One of</i> …

Markets

China Started Trade War, Not Trump

If there’s a trade war between the U.S. and China, don’t blame Donald Trump: China started it long before he became president.<p>Even free traders and internationalists agree China’s predatory trade practices—which include forcing U.S. business to transfer valuable technology to Chinese firms and …

Economics

Why is there a war in Syria?

<b>A peaceful uprising against the president of Syria seven years ago has turned into a full-scale civil war. The conflict has left more than 350,000 people dead, devastated cities and drawn in other countries.</b><p>How did the Syrian war start?<p>Even before the conflict began, many Syrians were complaining …

Middle East

Vladimir Putin’s politics of eternity

Since consolidating his power in rigged elections at the start of the decade, the Russian leader has pioneered a politics of fictional threats and invented enemies. By Timothy Snyder<p>Americans and Europeans have been guided through our new century by what I will call <i>the politics of inevitability</i> – a …

Russia

Here’s How to Print Your Photographs and Get the Best Possible Results (VIDEO)

While most photographers spend considerable time mastering techniques for capturing and editing their images, very few are equally concerned with …

Car Cleaning Tricks Local Dealers Don't Want You to Know

ADVERTISEMENT<p>We spend a lot of time in our cars, which means we can track dirt and all kinds of debris into our vehicles. If you eat in your car, …

How to Give Your Portraits Beautiful, Rich Skin Tones

How skin is processed in the editing phase of your portrait can make or break the image. One easy and effective tool is Gradient Maps, as shown by …

Best Kept Secrets of Versailles

Get an unprecedented look inside France’s remarkable royal château.<p>Although a monarch hasn't lived in the Palace of Versailles since the French Revolution, this UNESCO World Heritage site remains a testament to five centuries of France's rich history. In 1682, Louis XIV transformed his father's …

The Supra Is Back, But This Time It's A Toyota-BMW Collaboration

The Supra is back. Yes, the fast, cool-looking Toyota coupe that featured in the <i>Fast and Furious</i> movie series and was once quicker than a Porsche 911, but half the price, will make a long-awaited return after a 16-year hiatus. And given the fact that Toyota and BMW joined forces to co-develop the …

Autos

This Timelapse of Canada Is Proof That the Country Isn’t Always Buried in Snow

Florian Nick spent six weeks traveling over 3,400 miles across the western provinces of Canada, waking up at the crack of dawn to point his camera at …

Black Death spread by humans, vindicating rats

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of the worst pandemics in human history, the Black Death, along with a string of plague outbreaks that occurred during the 14th to 19th centuries, was spread by human fleas and body lice, a new study suggests.<p>It was previously suggested that rodents, whose fleas can also transmit the …

Environmental Health

Monochrome Awards 2017 – Winners Of International Black & White Photography Contest

Here are the winning photographs of Monochrome Awards 2017 in the Professional and Amateur categories. Photographers submitted their photographs in …

Photography

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Workouts

A ‘Perfect Storm’: Extreme Winter Weather, Bitter Cold, and Climate Change

The US East Coast is experiencing an “old-fashioned” winter, with plenty of cold weather and some heavy snowfall in certain places. Listening to …

Climate Change

Ben Stiller Reads Trump’s ‘Like, Really Smart’ Tweet as Zoolander

The man behind Derek Zoolander sees some parallels with President Trump.<p>Like so many of us, Ben Stiller recognized something familiar in Donald …

Ben Stiller

Liberals relaunch family reunification lottery despite angry backlash around 'immigration fiasco'

The Liberal government has relaunched a lottery system to reunite immigrant families, despite a backlash from frustrated sponsors who called its …

Immigration

A Cinematographer's Best Friend: How to Use a Light Meter

Light meters are one of the most helpful and powerful tools that DPs have at their disposal, but how exactly do you use them?As a cinematographer, …

Cinematography

Marvelous Beauty and Lifestyle Portrait Photography by Ashley Brehm

<b>Ashley Brehm</b> is a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher and traveler currently based in Oregon, Pacific Northwest, USA. Ashley focuses on …

Photography

4 Simple Strategies To Deal With Harsh Midday Light For Portrait Work

Do you love natural light portraiture? I do. And I know many others like me, who prefer working with natural light, not because they don’t know how …

Unthinkable

How to Clean Your Camera lens: Tips and Tricks

A dirty lens is not your friend. In this video, photographer Joe Edelman is going to show you how to clean your camera lens and share with you my …

Photography

Why 4.5 Billion Years of Fluctuating Global Temperatures Can't Explain Climate Change Today

One of the most commonly used arguments against human-caused climate change is that Earth has experienced severe fluctuations in temperature over its …

Climate Change

Mercedes Is Putting One of Its Best Interiors in Its Most Affordable Car

When it comes to affordable cars, you tend to get what you pay for — mediocre performance, uninspired design, and an interior as an afterthought made …

Audi

Times Have Changed: Why Photographers Should Not Submit to Magazines and What to Do Instead

The times have changed. It isn’t 1980. It isn’t 2008. Even 2012 feels a century ago relative to how the world is changing. Which in my mind renders …

11 iPhone email tips you'll wish you'd known all along

Use the iOS Mail app like a pro.<p>I can't quit the stock iOS Mail app. I've had brief dalliances with the Gmail app and a handful of other email apps that promise to improve my life, but I keep coming back to the Mail app. As a result, this long-time Mail app Gmailer has picked up a few tricks along …

Apps