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There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

Using technology to keep Fido fit and happy

Hamster-scaled stereo speakers.<p>Headphones for cats.<p>A fitness and sleep tracker for dogs.<p>With pet owners in the U.S. spending $50 billion on their pets annually, it might seem as if any of these products could be on pet store shelves right now. In fact, just one is.<p>San Francisco's own Whistle raised …

One Small Bag of Skateboard Photography Equipment for Any Situation

Suppose you want to shoot on location but you don’t have access to a car or a crew to move equipment. Impossible? With the right setup, it doesn’t …

Top 8 Questions a Second Shooter Should Ask: Wedding Photography Tips

As many of you know, I work alongside my wife Jasmine Star as her second shooter. Together, we’ve shot hundreds of weddings and transformed a …

Photography Tips

Photographer Demonstrates Use of Light, Motion and Long Exposures in Photo Series 'Trajectory'

The combination of light and motion always makes for some pretty amazing results. Slow shutter speeds capture images of light in motion in the most …

Photography

How to Use a Neutral Density Filter for Dynamic Landscape Photography

Neutral density filters are used to block some of the light coming into the lens so that we can have longer exposure times than the available light …

Landscape Photography

7 Simple Ways a Blog Can Get You More Photography Clients

By Ramsay Taplin Are you a photographer who dreams of taking your photography business to the next level? Well, one of the things that creative …

Photography

10 Bogus Excuses People Use When They Steal Photos from the Web

So you think you have a good reason or excuse to use a photo you found on the Internet without asking the photographer who took it? Let’s see if it …

Good Example of How to Raise Money on Kickstarter as a Photographer

Photographer Joseph D.R. OLeary had a wonderful idea, even if it was a bit different than your typical idea. He wanted to create a photographic …

Long Exposure Photography and the Square Format

The rise in popularity of digital cameras over the past decade has coincided with the emergence of a new genre of photography – long exposure …

Photography

Challenges and Benefits of Panoramic Photography

Cinerama movies are generally preferred for a very good reason: The field of view is more like what the human eye is accustomed to seeing. …

Mobile Photography

Night and Long Exposure Photography Tips and Techniques

Lightning Photography Tips<p>Lightning is dramatic, extremely fast, a challenge to photograph and potentially dangerous. There are various techniques …

Landscape Photography

Night Sky Photography Tips

1<p>Star Trails<p>Due to the Earth’s rotation about its axis, it seems that the light from stars moves in circles around the celestial pole. These …

Landscape Photography

WWII Prisoners Built Improvised Cameras to Document Their Lives

Ever since photography was invented in the 1800s, there have been people willing to risk life and limb to bring images to the public eye. Among the …

San Francisco cyclist guilty of manslaughter in legal first

A cyclist has pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter after running down a 71-year-old pedestrian in what San Francisco's top prosecutor said …

Sleeping patterns iPhone app creates works of art based on how you toss and turn in bed as you slumber

Sleeping patterns: iPhone app creates works of art based on how you toss and turn in bed as you slumber<p>Sleep Art app captures movement and sounds …

Northern Europe

What It's Like for Astronauts to Sleep in Space

<i>Strap yourself to a wall and relax. Your arms may float away like a zombie's, but "it's really comfortable," swears astronaut Mike Fincke.</i><p>It had been a long day on the International Space Station, complete with a spacewalk, and astronaut Mike Fincke was tired. "We were sitting around the table …

Don’t Nap On This: Why The Business of Sleep Will Keep Booming

One day, when smog-free cars run on sea water and every loophole in the tax code has been closed, the entirety of humanity will be in such a glorious …

Not Getting Consistent, Adequate Sleep Is Still Really Bad For You

<i>And now a team of researchers find that "social jet lag" may also be linked with higher obesity rates.</i><p>"We have identified a syndrome in modern society that has not been recognized until recently," said study author Till Roenneberg in a news release. "It concerns an increasing discrepancy between …

Technology to cut down on sleep is just around the corner – Jessa Gamble | Aeon Essays

Work, friendships, exercise, parenting, eating, reading — there just aren’t enough hours in the day. To live fully, many of us carve those extra …

Tired But Can't Fall Asleep? Good Sleep Hygiene Helps

People juggle many demands in their life that can cut into their sleep; work, family, and even leisure are often the culprits. As a result, people often experience the accumulation of lost sleep known as sleep debt. Yet many people experience a paradox: They carry a huge sleep debt, but when they …

Spooked Sleeping? Identifying Nightmares And Their Causes

<i>By Laura McMullen for U.S. News</i><p>You wake up, panting, from a deep sleep. You went to work naked. You fell into a bottomless pit. You got swept into a tornado, and then fought off a wicked witch and flying monkeys in an unfruitful trek to Oz. If any of this sounds familiar, join the club. Research …

Why do Buddhist monks sleep upright?

<b>A group of Buddhist monks recently emerged from four years in isolation in a retreat in Scotland, having spent their nights sleeping in an upright position. Why?</b><p>The monks at the Samye Dechen Shing Buddhist retreat in Dumfriesshire are supposed to sleep upright in a "meditation box". For less than …

Meditation

The myth of the eight-hour sleep

<b>We often worry about lying awake in the middle of the night - but it could be good for you. A growing body of evidence from both science and history suggests that the eight-hour sleep may be unnatural.</b><p>In the early 1990s, psychiatrist Thomas Wehr conducted an experiment in which a group of people …

Medical Journals

Health

Lifestyle<p>Abby Haglage<p>A woman in Pittsburgh received a small zap from her earbuds that caused her lips to swell. Here's what you need to know.<p>Lifestyle<p>…

What Actually Happens While You Sleep and How It Affects Your Every Waking Moment

The Ancient Greeks believed that one fell asleep when the brain filled with blood and awakened once it drained back out. Nineteenth-century philosophers contended that sleep happened when the brain was emptied of ambitions and stimulating thoughts. <i>“If sleep doesn’t serve an absolutely vital</i> …

Sleep is More Important than Food

Let’s cut to the chase.<p>Say you decide to go on a fast, and so you effectively starve yourself for a week. At the end of seven days, how would you be feeling? You’d probably be hungry, perhaps a little weak, and almost certainly somewhat thinner. But basically you’d be fine.<p>Now let’s say you deprive …

Anger swells after NSA phone records court order revelations

The scale of America's surveillance state was laid bare on Thursday as senior politicians revealed that the US counter-terrorism effort had swept up …