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How to shoot great video with your smartphone

A rundown of the basics<p>We all shoot video with our smartphones, but most of us aren’t trying to make the next great Oscar-winning film. We’re just trying to capture moments that are important to us, or footage that we think will resonate with others.<p>There are a lot of little things you can do to …

Mobile Photography

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017 shortlist - in pictures

The Milky Way, the Northern Lights and hurtling asteroids feature in the shortlist for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year award. The winners will be announced on 14 September, and an exhibition of the winning images will be displayed in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory …

Astronomy

How to learn to play the piano in six weeks

In How to Play the Piano, the concert pianist James Rhodes teaches readers how they can learn the instrument in just six weeks. Watch the video above to find out more.<p>Many adults express a desire to learn an instrument, but may have been put off by childhood lessons, the dread of long and tedious …

Piano

5 Special Steps to Boost Your Happiness with Positive Thinking

<b>“Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your</b> …

Happiness

5 Enemies of Success You Must Avoid At All Costs

In the journey of life, we all come across certain challenges that in one way or another attempt to derail our success. Sometimes these challenges …

How to Fall in Love With Your Job

There’s a widespread misconception that the only way to start loving your life, is to quit your day job, move to Thailand, and start your own …

Do You Want To Live A Happy Life? Smile.

Sometimes there’s no reason to smile, but I’ll smile anyway because of life. Yes, I’m one of those people who always smiles.<p>I smile when I enter a …

The Link Between Happiness And Personal Missions

The intersection of the secret of happiness, how you don't get to choose your mission and how different missions call different people different ways leads to some people being happier than others at any given moment. This is why it's so important to latch on to an unmet need or a new way of …

What is Happiness?

Everyone who has ever embarked upon a course of therapy entertains the notion that someday they will be changed, different and yes happy. Few people can probably define what happiness is (is it a form of hedonism where desires are satisfied, or a spiritual attitude which totally by passes the …

Happiness and Money - Elizabeth Dunn

Alright. Well, I’m here to start off the morn­ing by talk­ing about mon­ey and hap­pi­ness, and what sci­ence can tell us about how we might use the …

Happiness

The Purpose Of Life Is Not Happiness: It’s Usefulness

For the longest time, I believed that there’s only purpose of life: And that is to be happy.<p>Right? Why else go through all the pain and hardship? …

Fun! Actor Juliette Lewis Talks about “The Happiness Project” in Us Weekly Magazine.

Well, Juliette Lewis admits that she hasn’t actually read <i>The Happiness Project</i> — but she <i>wants</i> to read it.She says, <b>“I love self-help books. I got one</b> …

Happiness

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Creativity

Science says money can buy happiness if it is spent on this one thing

Everyone says that money cannot buy happiness, but these people have clearly never bought a plane ticket and traveled thousands of kilometres away …

Happiness

How to Feel Better About Not Being as Good as You “Should” Be

Here’s the bitter truth: we will never be as good as we think we should be.None of us will.There will inevitably be times when we slip up and fail to …

Self-awareness

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During my competitive cross-country running days it wasn’t uncommon for me to run five miles at five o’clock in the morning and another nine miles at …

San Diego

Learn how to make the most of your money.

The first step to becoming a smarter, more confident investor is understanding what people are talking about. These five short videos are designed to …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

23 Things You Should Give Up to Be Happy

Diets. High heels.<p>Being happy should be simple, but with all these insane rules and social pressures that we put on ourselves, it's actually kind of hard. Isn't that so sad? I think it's the worst, personally. A little #LifeHack, though, is that there are things you probably do every day that make …

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<b>Cat Protects Little Boy From the Hot Stove</b><p>LITTLE HUMAN. MOVE AWAY. THIS IS NOT FOR TOUCHING.<p>“my child is touching a hot stove. I’ll let the cat handle it while I film”<p>me AF

A Definitive Ranking of Chris Evans's Movies by His Hotness

Let's get one thing straight before we begin: Chris Evans is always hot. But not every character he plays allows him to be his glorious, attractive self 100% of the time. So we used science, our eyeballs, and common sense to determine which movie presented The Evans in peak hotness. It was a really …

Movies

It’s not that everything will be easy or exactly as you had expected, but you must just choose to be grateful for all that you have, and…

<i>It’s not that everything will be easy or exactly as you had expected, but you must just choose to be grateful for all that you have, and happy that you got a chance to live this life, no matter how it turns out.</i><p><b>“Life will never be perfect, no matter how hard you try. Even if you pour your heart and soul into it, you will never have that perfection you seek. There will always be broken hearts, there will always be days where nothing goes right. But you must accept and learn that even the most</b> …

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