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A Harvard psychologist says people judge you based on 2 criteria when they first meet you

People size you up in seconds, but what exactly are they evaluating?<p>Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy has been studying first impressions …

Manifesto sheds light on aliens and other paranoid beliefs of suspect in Idaho pastor's shooting

Suspected Idaho gunman Kyle Andrew Odom can pinpoint his first extraterrestrial encounter: a night in February 2014 while he was meditating in bed. In the midst of an out-of-body experience, he says, he realized that a blue light floating toward him was an alien female being. Their minds connected …

Conspiracies

What your music taste says about your personality

We’re exposed to music for nearly 20% of our waking lives. But much of our musical experience seems to be a mystery. Why does some music bring us to …

Copper Leg Plant Stand

Banksy uses Steve Jobs artwork to highlight refugee crisis

Banksy has revealed a new artwork, sprayed on a wall in the Calais refugee camp called “the Jungle”, intended to address negative attitudes towards the thousands of people living there.<p>The work depicts the late Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple, with a black bin bag thrown over one shoulder and an …

Streetwear

Review: The PFixer MiniMal MIDI Controller Fixes Up Your Lightroom Workflow

Developing an efficient workflow is probably one of the greatest battles of any photographer, self included. This applies doubly to the professional …

How to Handle Being Out of Your League | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss invites you to the country club to play a round of golf with him and other important higher ups. You’ve never stepped foot in a country</i> …

What I Learned Shooting 100 Rolls of Black and White Tri-X Film Pushed to 1600

I’m in a plane to LA from Oakland (Southwest), and wanted to use this hour or so to write and share about my experiences shooting 100 rolls of Kodak …

Street Photography

Rap mogul Rudy Acosta held on federal drug charges

Former gangster rap mogul Rudy Acosta, known for the castle-like home he built along the Kennedy Expressway, was ordered held without bond Friday on federal drug charges that alleged he threatened to kill the wife and kids of a courier he thought had stolen his cocaine.<p>A 24-page criminal complaint …

The Male Drive for Status: Its Cultural Evolution | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on male status. This series aims to help men understand the way status affects our behavior, and even physiology, so we</i> …

NASA Publishes Haunting Photographs of the Antares Rocket Explosion

On October 28th, 2014, the Orbital ATK Antares rocket exploded on takeoff, destroying the vehicle and the supplies that were being sent to the …

Sioux Indians and Mental/Physical Toughness | The Art of Manliness

<i>Charles Alexander Eastman was born in 1858 and raised as “Ohiyesa” to be a hunter and warrior in the traditional ways of the Santee Sioux. When he</i> …

Status: Why We're Evolved to Care About It | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on male status. This series aims to help men understand the way status affects our behavior, and even physiology, so we</i> …

3 Characteristics of an Educated Person | The Art of Manliness

What defines an educated man? The number of degrees he has? The size of his vocabulary? How many books he’s read?<p>The qualities that constitute an …

So, You've Decided to be a Freelancer...Now What?

A new web series depicts the highs and lows of freelance life with a dose of comedy<p>Almost everywhere I go (today it was while waiting to have my …

Freelancing

Build a DIY Lightbox Using a $10 IKEA Lack Side Table

Photographer Jack Watney wanted a lightbox for years, but he lives in a small apartment and doesn’t have space to store a large, dedicated lightbox. …

How to Communicate With Your Spouse | The Art of Manliness

Loving relationships are the most important factor in a man’s happiness, success, and ability to live a fully flourishing life.<p>And one of the most …

Superheroes‬ Part-time Jobs

Another awesome project by Chow Hon Lam aka Flying Mouse. This time he illustrate some very well know super heroes using their power to conquer a …

The Imagination of José Picayo and You

We’ve all done it: Walked down the street and seen somebody from the back and thought it was somebody you knew, or wanted to believe it was that …

How to Create Your Own Rites of Passage | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Khaled Allen.</i><p>I hadn’t seen another human being all day, I was miles from my car, and the sun was going down, …

Lamps Made From Discarded Espresso Machine Boilers

For a research project, Willem Heeffer explored possible uses of materials tossed by factories in Helsinki, Finland. The results led to a new project …

Man Quits Job to Go on Hiking Adventures with His Husky by His Side

After quitting his regular job in favour of personal business plans, Henrik Vikse has allotted himself the flexibility to pursue his passions and now spends his days trekking through the hills of Norway with his equally adventurous husky, Akiak. Together, they are living the dream.<p>Documenting their …

Hiking

Tom Ford's Design District Flagship Is What You Expected It To Be

Tom Ford is housed behind arguably one of the most visually stunning facades in all of the Design District: a "pleated" surface of angular and a-symmetrical, glass-fiber-reinforced-concrete panels, which perfectly compliment Tom Ford's minimal, modern, yet elegant aesthetic.<p>The brand's sixth U.S. …

Half-Assed Chignons Are The Laziest But Coolest Fashion Week Hairstyle

Perfection is overrated.<p>"Effortless" is a word we keep hearing to describe the disheveled 'dos that keep cropping up on the runways of New York Fashion Week, though that's an imperfect descriptor.<p>Models strutted down the Spring 2016 runways of Marissa Webb, Osklen, Nicholas K and Giulietta wearing …

Hair

Too Bad People Couldn’t Photograph Meteor Showers Back in 1833

If you’d like to try your hand at capturing a shooting star on camera, tonight would be a good night to do so. This year’s Perseid meteor shower is …

2 Huge Benefits of Photographing in RAW

In the days of film, negatives were converted to photographs by 1) using chemical baths for dipping in the dark room or 2) sending to a photo …

Tutorials

Photographer Imagines Life Filled with Anxiety and Mental Illness

What are you looking at? Everything is completely fine. Absolutely normal. Nothing to see here.<p>Diving into psychosis and perception, John William …

Scientists rush to freeze plant DNA before 'sixth extinction'

<b>As the world enters into a sixth great extinction, scientists are racing against the clock to save genetic evidence from plants around the world.</b><p>An ambitious project launched Wednesday to collect the genomes of the planet's major plant groups within the next two years and put them into deep …

Botanical Gardens

18-Year-Old Creates Visual Narratives through Cinematic Portraits

A natural-born storyteller, 18-year-old photographer and filmmaker Alex Currie uses his camera to convey compelling narratives and powerful emotions. Perhaps influenced by his background in motion pictures, each of his images reads as a cinematic frame sliced from a larger scene, leaving the …

Southern California