Sonny Lam

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How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

Self-help

Why This Bitcoin Decline Is Different

On November 21, 2017, a client asked me how to invest in bitcoin and whether Navellier & Associates offered a crypto-managed account. I will omit the …

What is a fartlek? Plus 6 other super-common terms every runner should know

Even though running is an activity anyone can do with minimal gear, it’s got a whole set of its own terminology—which can feel intimidating or …

Interval Training

I’m Not Good at Street Photography… I’m Just Not Scared

Today I used Lightroom Mobile to capture images on the street for the first time. I recently remembered that you can sync images from Lightroom …

This $40 million robotic 'plantscraper' will feed over 5,000 people per year

By 2050, the world's population is expected to swell to 9.6 billion, with around 66% living in urban areas. This projection is leaving many cities wondering how they will feed all those people.<p>A Swedish food-tech company called Plantagon is proposing that cities consider building what it calls …

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

The Brain

Passport Photo Requirements: Rules You Don't Know You're Breaking

Say cheese, right? Sort of...<p>Looking good in a passport photo is one thing, but trying to look <i>so</i> good you potentially break the rules is another. Given that unacceptable passport photos are the primary reason passport applications get denied, it pays to know what will—and won't—pass muster. Here …

No, Your Incognito Browser Isn’t Actually Private. Here's How to Safely Surf the Internet

Because investing in your online privacy has never been more critical.<p>With data breaches like the Equifax hack becoming more common, investing in …

Lantau: Exploring Hong Kong's greenest island

<b>(CNN) —</b> Crossing a road on Hong Kong's Lantau Island can sometimes be a challenge -- but not because of the traffic.<p>Wild cows and water buffalo wander the streets, stopping to admire the views and soak up a ray of sun.<p>Yes, this is Hong Kong. But not the ultra-modern skyline and crowded streets …

Hong Kong

A simple technique to help you shoot street photos you will love

<i>“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”</i><p>Confucius<p>Starting out with street photography can be really tough at times…<p>It …

Pro Tip: Don’t Pose Your Models, Direct Them

Commercial photographer Derek Heisler has some key advice for the novice portrait photographers in the audience: don’t pose your models. This might …

10 Candid Street Photography Tips

London, 2014For this article, I will give some practical tips I have in shooting candid street photography:I think in street photography, there are …

Street Photography

Airport workers reveal 14 hacks that will make your next flight easier

The inconveniences of air travel can range for disastrous to mildly irritating, whether it's a canceled flight or a seemingly endless security line. Thankfully, the good people on Reddit banded together and enlisted airport workers, from rampers to flight attendants, to reveal travel hacks straight …

Patience and Street Photography, or: Build Your Own Decisive Moment

It was another normal Saturday walk in the park. My camera was carelessly hanging from my right hand as I walked with a few not-that-great shots on …

Why Do You Need More Likes or Followers? | Eric Kim

One thought that I’ve been thinking about: why do we “need” more likes or followers? Do we desire more likes or followers because it boosts our …

Eric Kim

The amazing street photography of Eamonn Doyle

Eamonn Doyle is an unlikely candidate for the title “saviour of street photography”. When he began photographing old people passing by his front door on Parnell Street in Dublin in 2011, it was the first time he had used a camera in more than 20 years. Now 47, he had graduated with a photography …

Street Photography

Now You Can Edit Your Flipboard Magazines on iOS

MagMaker tools are now available on iOS. Previously available only on Flipboard.com, you can now edit your Flipboard Magazines on the go.<p>In our latest iOS update, visit any of your magazines in-app. Tap on the gear icon to open your magazine settings.<p>From here, you can…<p><b>Effortlessly edit your title</b> …

iOS

Which Type of Exercise Is Best for the Brain?

Some forms of exercise may be much more effective than others at bulking up the brain, according to a remarkable new study in rats. For the first time, scientists compared head-to-head the neurological impacts of different types of exercise: running, weight training and high-intensity interval …

Portrait Photography Tip: How to Get Quality Candid Shots

If you’ve taken a portrait of someone, or even had your own portrait made, you understand how difficult it can be to feel comfortable in front of a …

Body Language

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Lisboa I

1 Reason No One Is Reading Your Content

How to improve one of the most commonly neglected components of your blog.<p>In 2014 I started publishing blog posts on LinkedIn Pulse. At the time I worked in an obscure industry, and had no national brand behind my name. I had never read anything about content marketing, and had no intention of …

Mysterious earth mounds discovered by lasers at reveal hidden Cambodian cities of Angkor Wat

An extensive network of ancient cities has been discovered in the Cambodian jungle around the ruins of Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world.<p>Using ground penetrating lasers, scientists, researchers came back with high definition images of 12th century cities. Covering an extensive …

Archaeology

Why Natural Light Glamour Photography Is About Seeing the Shot, Not Setting It Up

If there is one comment I hear the absolute most at my studio lighting workshops, it's "Nino, I need to learn studio lighting. That stuff is hard. …

Landscape Photography

Family Portraits: Local Photographer Takes the Most Amazing Family Pics While on Vacation in Europe

A Filipino photographer took his family on a nice vacation in Europe and he was able to document their trip via some of the most amazing family …

Machu Picchu sunrise

The Balance Between Composition And Content – Street Photography

The rule of thirds. Leading lines. Reflections. The list of composition builders goes on and on. The truth is, any photographer can use any...

Street Photography

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