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Mark Zuckerberg’s Year of Books: the full list

Mark Zuckerberg book club aka A Year of Books was an online book club hosted by Mark Zuckerberg through his personal Facebook account started in …

Mark Zuckerberg

The Three Books That Taught Me How to Survive

Survival doesn’t have to be this ridiculous overblown thing you obsess over: the best way to prepare for it is to build a solid base of fundamental outdoor skills, then to remain calm and confident if you ever do find yourself lost in the woods. Also: it helps to have something sharp with you.<p>Here …

Simon & Schuster

In the age when everyone is taking photos, what makes a photographer?

“Everyone’s a photographer nowadays.” How many times have you heard this phrase? This video from Erik Wahlstrom addresses it, and deals with one …

Photography

The 36 Best Books All Men Should Read

If there is one thing the great men of history have in common it’s this: books. They read, <i>a lot</i>. Theodore Roosevelt carried a dozen books with him on …

Literature

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

Weight Loss

A Creative Exercise With a Slow Shutter Speed

A Simple Exercise That Will Make You Understand Shutter Speed<p>Using a slow shutter speed can in many scenarios make an average image great. By …

Digital Photography

Here's One Way to Make Your Photos Better: Add Mood & Feeling in These Simple Steps

Many of the tutorials we share involve technical aspects of photography like lighting, image editing, exposure calculations and other objective …

Photography

35 Books Everyone Should Read at Least Once in Their Lifetime

By Megan Willett<p>Books have the profound capacity to stay with us for the rest of our lives.<p>Whether they’re written for children, sci-fi lovers, …

Literature

Tip: A New Reason to Take Creatine

There are many good reasons to take creatine. Here's a new one that's pretty darn exciting.<p>Enhance Carb Metabolism & Nutrition Partitioning<p>Creatine …

Metcon to Get Lean

Think of metabolic conditioning (metcon) training as teaching your body to burn fat on an hourly basis, and who doesn't want that?read more

Exercise

The biggest reason you gain weight as you age has nothing to do with your metabolism

You've probably heard that once you hit 40, it's all downhill when it comes to your weight.<p>That inexplicable force we call our metabolism does begin to grind a bit slower every year from age 30 onward.<p>Here's the good news: The rate at which your metabolism slows down is actually rather minimal. In …

Weight Loss

70 Powerful Habits That Will Get Your Life Back on Track

Everyone loses their way from time to time, but resetting is easier than you think.<p><i>What can I do to quickly get myself back on track? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Yehong Zhu on</b> …

Self-improvement

A Navy SEAL explains 8 secrets to grit and resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Self-improvement

I figured out the secret to gaining confidence after being rejected

Once in high school, I was talking about a recent rejection with one of my teachers. She had helped me try to achieve a goal, and despite her thinking I deserved it, I didn't make it. I was telling her that I'd seemed to be getting rejected from things more than most people I know did, but that I …

Johns Hopkins University

2017’s Best Street Photography, So Far

Street photographers are the nature photographers of the urban jungle. They are on the hunt for candid moments and perfect light in order to reveal …

Street Photography

10 Free Tools to Improve Your Life in Less Than a Day (Yes, Really)

Most will even take you less than an hour.<p>After what felt like endless years of school, I can imagine it's tough to force yourself to sit down and learn <i>more</i> things. Without the assistance of a scary-looking teacher peeking over your shoulder, that is.<p>How about I make it a bit easier for you?<p>These …

Time Management

Understanding the Limitations of Maps

We have seen before that the map is not the territory — that the description of the thing is not the thing itself. Maps can be exceptionally useful. …

Maps

How Obama Made Me Question Climate Policy

As a civil engineer with an advanced degree in environmental fluid mechanics, I’m a big fan of math. So in June of 2014, when Obama released his …

Climate

How Far Should Societies Go to Prevent Terror Attacks?

Almost everyone is unwilling to do certain things to eliminate terrorism. And that is fortunate, for the endurance of a free society depends upon it.<p>After the terrorist attack in Manchester, England, David French, the conservative writer and Iraq War veteran, published an article at <i>National Review</i> …

The Amazing Arrogance of the Paris Climate Agreement

The “globalists” of the type that tried to make Paris agreement work have a stunning lack of self-awareness. They pretend to be oblivious to the …

Climate

7 books you can finish in a long weekend that will make you a more well-rounded person

The first day back at work after a long weekend is a great time to brag to colleagues about all the awesome things you did.<p>Here's one idea: "I read an entire book and learned these super cool facts ..."<p>You won't be fibbing, either.<p>Below, Business Insider has rounded up seven books you can get …

Monica Lewinsky

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers

The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations.<p>TED is one of the world's premier cultural events, providing not just a chance for the thousand or so attendees to hear from some of the smartest people around, but also opening up this knowledge to …

The Top 3 Most Effective Ways to Take Notes While Reading

Before you get started: Filter the book by reading the preface, index, table of contents, and inside jacket. This tells you where the author is going …

Photographer Uses ‘Science’ to Find the ‘Perfect’ Portrait Angle

Is there such a thing as the ‘perfect’ portrait and headshot angle? When you’re dealing with something as subjective as photography, probably not. …

Portrait Photography

When How to Think for Weightlifting Technique Correction

Weightlifting is a sport that elicits a lot of skull sweat in a number of different ways, the most common of which is arguably related to technique …

10 books everyone is reading right now

Half the fun of reading is talking about what books make you think, feel, and learn with friends and coworkers.<p>But that conversation will be a lot more interesting if you're reading the same thing.<p>We went through the top 50 Amazon bestsellers and grabbed 10 of the most popular, critically acclaimed …

Books

Top 10 Must-Read Mindfulness Books Of All Time

You’ve probably heard before that a book can change your life. This phrase couldn’t more relevant than to a book about mindfulness. Practising this …

Five Tips to Make Your Next Sunset Photoshoot Amazing

Spring has arrived, which means the time for gorgeous golden hour shoots in wonderful weather is nearly upon us. Sunset (and sunrise) are …