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How To Combat Distraction + Stay Mindful All Day Long

How many times have we looked up from our computers or cellphones only to realize we had completely forgotten what time of day it was? Or maybe we …

The 10 Exercises You Should Do Every Day to Stay Fit for Life

Of course, maintaining your long-term health requires more than just a regular exercise habit, but physical fitness is certainly a significant part of the equation.<p>However, beyond the more traditional notions of physical fitness -- running a marathon, boot camp style workouts sessions or extra …

Wells Fargo Conversations

Six moves to consider based on the opportunities and headwinds created by the new law.<p>Strategists at Wells Fargo Investment Institute provide their …

Finance

Stress Is Your Brain Trying to Avoid Something

Stress exists in every workplace, and all of us have probably tried a few trendy stress-management approaches. But rather than trying the latest fad, it may be more effective to understand how stress works and where it comes from, so that you can create your own methods for dealing with it.<p>Stress …

Self-help

Your brain is particularly vulnerable to trauma at two distinct ages

Our brain’s ability to process information and adapt effectively is dependent on a number of factors, including genes, nutrition, and life experiences. These life experiences wield particular influence over the brain during a few sensitive periods when our most important muscle is most likely to …

The Brain

7 everyday ways you are ruining your IQ

Are you taking Thomas Piketty’s Capital on holiday with you? Do you do sudoku for the promised brain work-out it provides? Have you forced yourself to sit through improving documentaries on BBC Four when you would rather have been watching Come Dine With Me? Bad news: it may all be for …

8 Snappy Beginner Tips for Creating High Quality Digital Images

Digital cameras are capable of producing incredibly high-quality pictures these days. That is only one part of the equation, however. You, the …

Photography

Understanding Depth of Field for Beginners

Learn how depth of field (DoF), can enhance your photos and the three main factors that influence depth of field in photography.

Mapping Evolution Of How We’ve Died Over The Last 100 Years

You can see how the causes of death have changed over the years from this graphic. It was developed by the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i> and uses …

San Francisco

Upcycled Interior Design Inspiration • Recyclart

We’re all familiar with upcycling by now and the fact that it isn’t just a new-fangled way to make your …

Love Your Pan: What to Cook (and What Not to) in a Cast Iron

Steak is made for cast iron cooking. A bolognese? Not so much.<p>If we could, we'd shout it from the mountain tops: We love cooking with cast iron. They're durable, efficient, endlessly useful, and make a pretty photo to boot. And yet, for so many, cast iron pans remain tucked away in the furthest …

David Foster Wallace’s amazing fiction syllabus: “We can talk about whatever you wish to — provided that we do it cogently and well”

EXCLUSIVE: Take a class with David Foster Wallace. Here’s his syllabus, reading list, rules — and even footnotes<p><b>COURSE SYLLABUS</b><br>ENGLISH 170R, SPRING ’03<br>SELECTED OBSCURE/ECLECTIC FICTIONS…<p><b>CLASS LOGISTICS</b> Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:15–2:30, Crookshank 10<p><b>INSTRUCTOR</b> David Wallace, 206 Crookshank, 607-8357<p>…

How to Capture Misty, Magical Photographs: 3 Essential Tips on Timing, Tools and Technique

The eight to five workday starts. Workers swipe time clocks, dash through closing elevator doors and fight rush hour traffic. By this time in a …