Sierra Mason

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Science Says These 7 Attention Exercises Will Instantly Make You More Focused

In just a few minutes a day, you can rebuild your declining attention span.<p>With knowledge workers--software engineers, writers, entrepreneurs, and most people with a "white-collar" job--currently outnumbering all other workers in the U.S. four to one, it's clear that the thinkers will inherit the …

Mindfulness

NASA spacecraft to fly over ‘Eye of Jupiter’ for first time in history

NASA's Juno spacecraft will fly directly over Jupiter's Great Red Spot later today, offering the first ever 'close up' of the 10,000 mile-wide …

A new quantum theory predicts that the future could be influencing the past

Quantum physics has spawned its share of strange ideas and hard-to-grasp concepts - from Einstein’s “spooky action at a distance” to the adventures …

Quantum Physics

30 Photography Links That Will Make You Grab a Coffee, Sit Down and Relax

Join us as we once again explore the best of the world of photography from this past week, taking a close look at some tutorials, special features …

Baxter Reid, who was in the US on a five-year visa, arrested at Canadian border after delays receiving clearance meant he breached his visa conditions<p>An Australian man has been handcuffed and locked up in a US detention centre after apparently breaching his visa conditions by just over one …

‘It Comes At Night’ Isn’t The Sort Of Horror Movie You Might Be Expecting — It’s Something Much Better

<i>We originally reviewed</i> It Comes At Night<i>, at the Overlook Film Festival on April 30, 2017. With the film opening wide this weekend, here’s the review again.</i><p>In the Q&A session following the surprise premiere of his second film, <i>It Comes At Night</i>, at the first Overlook Film Festival at Oregon’s …

Horror

Is Another Universe Sitting Too Close To Us On The Multiverse Bus?

Since the 1960s, astronomers have been aware of the electromagnetic background radiation that pervades the Universe. Known as the Cosmic Microwave …

3 Reasons Why Now Is the Best Time to Freelance

If you've ever considered freelancing as a way to earn income, now is the time to start.<p>I was recently invited to the local art school to speak on a panel about the business of freelancing. The students were eagerly asking questions about what the market is like, pricing, sales, branding and …

Employment

Why this is the perfect PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY angle - Proven by SCIENCE

Ed from photosincolor.com wanted to find the ACTUAL PROVEN perfect portrait photography set so he turned to SCIENCE. If you are a professional …

Photography

Buddhist Monk Breaks the Scales of Brain Activity While Meditating in a Laboratory

Mattheui Ricard is a writer and a photographer, but he is also a Buddhist Monk who has spent countless hours meditating. He describes meditation as …

165 Street Artists Took Over an Abandoned Building in Berlin, and the Results Are Wild

Part funhouse, part haunted house, and part adult ball pit filled with touchable temporary work: come visit THE HAUS.<p>What happens when 165 street artists take over a single building in Berlin? The result is a five-floor urban art labyrinth boasting the work of creators from over 70 countries. …

20 of the best Earth and space documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

Humans have been gazing up at the stars since before the dawn of civilization. We intrinsically seek to know the unknowable and discover the …

Universe

Get rich by writing thank-you letters to your money, expert says

A woman who tripled her income just months after struggling to pay her bills says the secret to financial success is writing a letter to your …

Personal Finance

A brilliant sci-fi thriller imagines how the massive floods of climate change could transform Earth

Robinson's past books mostly been set in space — on interstellar starships or amid the long terraforming project of the planet Mars — but they've centered on questions of how we treat planet Earth. Is this fragile environment portable? Can we fix it if we break it? What is there left to do if we …

Let The 10th Doctor Teach You Einstein's General Relativity in 3 Minutes

Who better to explain space-time?<p>On 14 March 2017, the world celebrated what would have been Albert Einstein's 138th birthday. But while all of us …

Physics

31 of the Most Famous Photographers of All Time

<b><br>Ansel Adams [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons</b>Famous photographers is a topic that a lot of us agree on, but ask a group of photographers what …

Finding a New Path When You’re Attached to the Old and Scared of Failing

<b>“All endings are just beginnings. We just don’t know it yet.” ~Mitch Albom</b><p>The difficulty of finding, let alone staying on a path was brought to mind …

Sunset Photography Fundamentals and Actionable Tips

By Viktor Elizarov"Sunset Photography Fundamentals and Actionable Tips” is part of the Photography Basics series on PhotoTraces. You can find the …

Interview: Fantastical Vignettes Capture Magical Moments in a Dreamlike World

In search of refuge from the bustling urban landscape of Birmingham, England, photographer Adam Bird finds quiet sanctuary in the forests that he uses to create his fairy tale worlds. He brings into focus creative stories from his mind while incorporating deep human emotion. This powerful …

Landscape Photography

Photographer Travels 80+ Countries to Capture The World in Faces

It's been 9 years since Australian photographer Alexander Khimushin left home to travel the world, and he's since been to over 80 countries. While …

A 12,000-Mile Road Trip Across the U.S. Based on Lewis and Clark!

This exciting article is from Teaching Traveling! If you see it on any website besides www.teachingtraveling.com or any RSS feed besides the one from …

How to stop overthinking everything

Worrying too much? We spoke to a psychologist for advice on how to be positive and find perspective<p>Are you one of those people who obsesses over …

OMG: Netflix has a secret page that will take your binge-watching to the next level

Just when we thought we knew everything about our beloved streaming app, this bomb dropped in our laps: There’s a secret Netflix page where users can …

Here’s What a Day Without Women Would Really Look Like

The organizers of the widely attended Women’s March on Jan. 21 are following up the protest with a national “Day Without a Woman” demonstration on …

College & University

Little Girl Statue Stands Up to Iconic Wall Street Bull (and Masculinity)

As many American women prepare to draw attention to their role in the workplace, a Wall Street firm on Tuesday put up a statue of a girl in front of Lower Manhattan's well-known bronze charging bull, as if to fearlessly stare it down.<p>Placing the diminutive, grade school-aged girl in front of the …

Here are the 15 Best-Paying Jobs if You Love to Travel

Although it's certainly possible, there's a good chance you won't land your dream job of traveling the world and drinking beer any time soon. But …

Be the first person ever to spend the night in a pod of the London Eye

If you've ever dreamed of floating high above London, lulled to sleep by the lapping waves of the Thames, basking in the golden glow of Parliament and waking up to the bells of Big Ben, your chance has arrived.<p>TripAdvisor Rentals is offering the opportunity to be the first person ever to spend a …

England

11 Ways to Improve Your Travel Writing

<i>This post is a little inside baseball about travel writing. It’s a follow-up to my semi-ongoing series on travel blogging that started with this</i> …

Why Do I Feel Sleepy Until the Moment I Get in Bed?

You’ve craved sleep all day. You fell asleep watching Netflix. But the second you get into bed you’re wide awake.<p>Lying in bed unable to fall asleep …

Sleep