Tracy McKechnie

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How photography helps to capture what it means to be human

At a cultural moment when established ideas about identity are being redefined, what does it mean to be human? And when reflecting on our own selfhood and our participation in the communities of which we are a part, how can photography contribute to the same ongoing dialogue? <i>Being: New Photography</i> …

Art

39 of Oprah's Favorite Things — All Under $50!

It's officially the best time of the year! Oprah's Favorite Things list for 2017 was just released, and everything you need for the holidays is on it. Best of all, there are plenty of affordable finds that are all $50 and under, so you can dole out awesome gifts without worrying about every dollar. …

Lives of Legal Aid

Book Review: The Moment: A Practical Guide to Creating a Mindful Life in a Distracted World

Mindfulness. It’s become a buzzword, permeating everything from Youtube to corporate retreats. Even if you have little sense of what it means to be …

5 Reasons Why You Must Be a Constant Learner

How many times you had the feeling that you are lost with a new subject at work? If you are like most people, probably many times… But don’t worry! …

Outsourcing

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Happiness

How the Apple TV is Becoming More Important for Apple

Back in 2007, while speaking at the All Things Digital conference, Steve Jobs famously referred to the Apple TV as a “hobby.” At the time, Apple’s …

Smart TV

Interview with Gillian MacDonald, Masters Student in Applied Cultural Analysis

What do you do?<p>I unfortunately don’t have a proper title (unless you consider ‘student’ to be one…), but at the moment I am currently completing a …

11 Bathroom DIYs That Take One Hour or Less

Have a spare hour and a boring bathroom? These 11 quick DIYs will fill the time—and your space.<p>Want to spruce up your bathroom, but don't have the time for elaborate projects (or budget for the renovation you've always dreamed of?) Don't worry. Tackling a DIY project may seem like a huge endeavor, …

The balance of power in online advertising is slowly shifting from Google to Facebook

Morgan Stanley has a fascinating deep dive this week into the world of online advertising. Analysts at the bank looked at Facebook, Google, and Twitter to get a sense of how online advertising, and by extension the business model of the web, is developing in the forthcoming years.<p>In short, this is …

AdTech

Category: Technology – Which? News

Technology<p>New models starting at just £400 get put through their paces in the Which? test lab to see what offers the best value-for-money.<p>We've taken …

Amazon Echo

5 Ways to Stay Awake Using Your Face | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We’ve all pulled the infamous all-nighter. Whether staying up late studying for an exam or pulling together a presentation, time sometimes gets away …

Yoga

Your Labour Day weekend reads

Our latest reviews and bestsellers<p>Our latest book reviews:<p>Manson: The Life And Times Of Charles Manson, reviewed by Colby Cosh<br>• Cataract City, reviewed …

My (Simple) Workflow To Design And Develop A Portfolio Website

<i>A look behind the scenes of my design and development workflow</i><p>After receiving a bunch of emails asking me about the design decisions I made during …

How To Create A Twitter Widget

About The Twitter Terms Of Service<p>Because this is a custom widget, you control what and how elements are displayed. Make sure to read Twitter’s …

ConEdison is giving out kits to help NYC customers own ‘Smart ACs’

Just because a lot of app-enabled “smart” devices are constantly hitting the market, that doesn’t mean you need to repurchase everything in your home …

Home Automation

Time Warner Cable app coming to Xbox 360 with 300 live channels for subscribers

A Time Warner Cable app heads to Xbox 360 this summer that makes 300 premium cable channels available on Microsoft’s game console, the two companies …

Time Warner

Facebook is testing a chat room feature, so it must be 2001

In the spirit of Facebook’s pursuit to take full control of your online life, the social network has reportedly constructed a new chat function. …

Social Media