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Learn a Foreign Language Through Immersion Using TV Shows and Books With This App

When you’re trying to learn a foreign language, there’s no better way than being immersed in it. Language immersion, after all, is how most of us …

Language Learning

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says Couples Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often

Author Eric Barker dissects the book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," and discovers scientific-backed behaviors for a happy marriage.<p>How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, …

Happiness

What Weed Does to Your Brain

Here's what it looks like before, during, and after.<p>In recent years, with the legal status of marijuana shifting, the scientific community has sought …

The Brain

The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, …

This is Why Portrait Photographers Need to Look Up To Portrait Subjects

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from Digital Photo Magazine. It and the contents here are being used with permission.</i><p>I’ve been studying the work of …

39 questions to make small talk with anyone

There’s nothing quite like breaking the conversational barrier with a friend or co-worker. In order to reach that level of chummy rapport, though, …

Commuting

This Evangelical Leader Denounced Trump. Then the Death Threats Started.

Jen Hatmaker is one of the most popular religious figures in America—and she is paying a steep price for speaking out for what she believes.<p>Last fall, Jen Hatmaker, a popular evangelical author and speaker, started getting death threats. Readers mailed back her books to her home address, but not …

Roy Moore

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

Meditation

Beware: What You Wear Can Affect the Portraits You Shoot

Here’s an interesting portraiture tip you may not have considered before: what <i>you</i> wear as a photographer can affect how your portraits turn out due …

MacOS Finder Tags and How Photographers Can Utilize Them

It’s not a secret how much I feel the Mac OS is powerful, and most often underused. Apple makes great products, but in my opinion they don't do a …

Here’s Why Raising Your Standards is the Key to Goal Achievement

<i></i>Anthony RobbinsAny time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is to raise your standards.<b>What Are Personal Standards?</b>Do …

Self-improvement

Short On Time: Managing Your Time More Effectively

Managing your time well is one of the hardest tricks in the book and the reality is, that if we were all doing a better job at it, issues like …

How to Build a Great Organization By Doing Something You Already Know How To Do

I love reading things that reinforce what I already know to be true and then carry me to a new level of understanding. I just finished a truly insightful and useful article in the HBR, Leadership Is a Conversation, by Boris Groysberg and Michael Slind. They’ve written a book, Talk, Inc: How Trusted …

Science: Running Is Better Than Every Other Exercise at Making You Live Longer

And a little bit goes a long way!<p>In what should come as welcome news to your high school gym teacher and a grim revelation to everyone who finds running to be dreadfully dull and monotonous, a new review published in <i>Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases</i>—easily my favorite peer-reviewed heart health …

20 Tiny but Powerful Ways to Accelerate Your Personal Growth

Small shifts lead to big results.<p>When it comes to self-development, it's the small stuff that often makes the biggest difference.<p>Too often, people think about big changes in terms of big decisions. They think it's a sweeping action that moves the needle, when really it's the incremental steps made …

How I Shot the Holi Festival in India

Shooting events with a ton of people can always be a bit overwhelming at times. There are thing constantly happening all around you, pulling your …

32 Favorite Books of High Achievers

These are the books dozens of successful executives say everyone should read.<p>Inspiration, escape, and ideas for self-improvement often come in the form of a good book. Here are the top picks of more than two dozen high-achieving executives.<p>1. <i>Tiny Beautiful Things</i> by Cheryl Strayed<p>"[E]very single …

Self-improvement

Needing Proof to Believe in Jesus Means You Have No Faith

The new film 'The Case for Christ​' presents a half-baked 'investigation' of Jesus's resurrection myth.<p>If it could be proven that Jesus never rose from the dead after he was brutally crucified, would that be the end of Christianity? Journalist Lee Strobel seemed to think so in 1980 when he spent …

Learning These 9 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

This curated post is authored by Elle Kaplan, Founder &The post Learning These 9 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life appeared …

Self-improvement

16 Things Entrepreneurs Should Stop Doing (to Avoid Looking Like Amateurs)

You look ridiculous<p>Entrepreneurs are the rock stars of the modern era.<p>Pioneering new business ventures and building tech start-ups is the contemporary equivalent of tight leather pants, big hair, and sold-out concerts of the 1980s. Even if you disagree with the idea that Gary Vaynerchuk shouting …

Apple iOS 10.3 Is Now Available: What Is Included In This Major Update?

Apple has officially released iOS 10.3 to the public today, which is considered a major update. Apple released seven betas of iOS 10.3 to developers and the public before rolling out the final version. The first beta was released back on January 26. So what are the new iOS 10.3 features? Here is a …

Drake Now Has The Most Hot 100 Hits Of Any Solo Artist In History

Thanks to Drake’s new album/playlist mashup <i>More Life</i>, Drake now has yet another special place in the annals of charting history, and this is a pretty major one. As of this week, Drake has now charted 154 songs on the all-encompassing Hot 100, which makes him the solo musician with the most …

3 Important Investor Questions For Those With Firsthand Experience Owning A Tesla

When I ran Firsthand Funds in the 1990s, the secret to our mutual fund’s success was putting the right questions to the right people — those with firsthand experience. Given that I was in charge of the healthcare, biotech and medical technology stocks in the portfolio, much of my information came …

How I Light: The Gradual Development of Felix Kunze's Soft and Polished Portraiture | Rangefinder

<b>New York, NY<br>Genre:</b> <b>Portraits<br>Style: Soft, polished, graceful <br>@felixkunze | felixkunze.com</b><p>I get hired for shooting images that feel softly lit, rather …

10 Tips How to Unlock Your Inner-Genius

Dear friend,<p>I want to write you a letter on how you can unlock your inner-genius.<p>1. We are all born with an inner-genius<p>First of all, in the …

11 Lessons I’ve Learned From Dr. Dre on Hustling

Dr. Dre — the pioneer of ‘gangsta rap’, and currently worth close to $700 million dollars, after his sale of ‘Beats’ to Apple, certainly knows a …

Laws of Light: Creating Dimension and Texture

On this episode of The Slanted Lens, Jay P. Morgan will learn about creating dimension and texture in your photography and videography. It's the next …

A Lesson in Saturation

Photography Masterclass: Saturation<p>Rating:<p>4.75 based on 4 Ratings<p>March 24, 2017 By Jonathan Ma<p>Photography Masterclass: Saturation …