Victoria Leland

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The Ancient Greeks had two different concepts of time — and the second could change how you organize your day

I like it when that happens. It introduces me to a new way of thinking, to a concept I hadn't considered in the same way.<p>The ancient Greek language has two different words for time. <i>Chronos</i> refers to the kind of time we measure by the ticking clock. It's the time we use as we try to meet deadlines, …

The ultimate abs workout to get ripped and burn abdominal fat

Thomas Barwick / Getty<p>Thomas Barwick / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 5-6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This heavy-duty series of workouts is meant to be a set of …

Workouts

PHOTOS: NASA's Juno Mission Just Stared Right Into Jupiter's Angry Red Eye

Take a look at that monster.<p>On Monday, NASA's Juno spacecraft came within 9,000 kilometres (5,600 miles) of one of Jupiter's most iconic features and …

Science Says Anxiety Isn't the Problem. Your Response to Anxiety Is What Matters | Inc.com

What do you think about when you hear the word anxiety? Perhaps you imagine the sweaty palms and rapid heartbeat you experience when you are about to give a public presentation. Or maybe you think about the times you have trouble sleeping because you're worried about the kids or fretting about the …

Depression

Build muscle with the pushup challenge

The pushup is a classic move and one of the best things you can do to hit your chest, shoulders, arms, and core in one swoop.<p>If you get your pushup …

2-ingredient Flatbread Recipe by Tasty

• In a bowl mix together yogurt and 1 cup flour (125 g) until it forms a smooth dough.<br>• Transfer dough to a floured surface. Divide into four equal parts.<br>• Roll out each section of dough to about 8 inches (20 cm) in diameter using plenty of flour to prevent sticking or tearing.<br>• Cook the bread in a dry hot …

Why You Should Do Photography Work For Free

We’re often told as photographers not to work for free. I disagree. I think when we’re starting off, it is a good idea to work for free. Then as you …

Street Photography

6 Places to Add Shelving (& Up Storage) in a Small Bathroom

(Image credit: Laurey W. Glenn/Southern Living)<p>Of all the problem spots in a small apartment, a small bathroom is one of the toughest, because there …

Storage Ideas

Blueberry Scones with Lemon Glaze

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:40 minPrep:20 minCook:20 min<p>Yield:8 scones<p>Level:Easy<p>Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown<p>Recipe courtesy of Ina …

Macro Safari: Turn Your Backyard Into a Photo Adventure

Yesterday was a rainy, hazy day at home. I didn’t feel much like going anywhere but I needed to find something to do that didn’t involve sitting or …

How to Isolate a Moving Subject: Panning for Beginners

Panning with a moving subject is a great way to show motion whilst also separating your subject from the background. Learn how to achieve this effect …

Tutorials

21 Of The Healthiest Summer Snack Recipes On Pinterest

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15 best items for those who are obsessed with outer space

Outer space is a polarizing concept. Some people are terrified, while others can't get enough.<p>Consider this a little tribute to those of you who are …

The Meditation You Need to Be Doing Regularly, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

<i>Starting to meditate can be, well, stressful. Our friends at YourTango break it down by zodiac sign to help you find your perfect practice.</i><p><b>Find your zen.</b><p>No matter who you are, there's been a time when you feel like you're having a major mental breakdown. Whether it's work, school, family, friends; …

How to Take Better Pictures

Dear friend, I wanna share with you some secrets on how to take better pictures. I. See your photography as art. First of all, I actually don’t like …

Street Photography

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that …

Emotional Intelligence

Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO: The Exposure Triangle Explained

Ask any beginner photographer - and plenty of experienced ones, too - what the most difficult aspect of understanding photography is, and I'm willing …

Shutter Speed

4 Scientifically-Backed Reasons You Should Choose Experiences, Not Things

Picture this: You've just finished working your busiest time of the year. For all your efforts, you receive a nice paycheck.<p>To reward yourself, you …

This Rubber Band Parenting Hack Is A Total Game-Changer

The rubber bands serve as physical reminders not to lose your cool<p>As parents, we lose our patience with our kids sometimes. That’s a fact. We try …

14 Most-Pinned High-Protein Recipes on Pinterest

If you're looking for some exciting, new, high-protein recipes, Pinterest has you covered. In addition to housing many healthy breakfast, lunch, …

These Recipes Are #SummerGoals

Summer has finally arrived—an occasion that we’ve truly been awaiting all year long. Ring in the longest day of the year with iconic summer ingredients, like fresh heirloom tomato slices topped with extra-virgin olive oil and flaky sea salt and ice-cold watermelon cubes blended with ice and spiked …

Bread

5 Medical Procedures We're Glad No Longer Exist

Surgeries and treatments come and go. A new BMJ guideline, for example, makes “strong recommendations” against the use of arthroscopic surgery for …

14 genius ways to use Lego around the home

1 Room dividers<p>EverBlock Systems<p>EverBlock Systems' functional plastic building blocks provides a unique way to divide rooms. Quick and easy to put …

German Potato Salad

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:35 minPrep:15 minCook:20 min<p>Yield:8 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Recipe courtesy of Mary Nolan<p>Recipe courtesy of Ina …

Star Should Have Gone Supernova, But it Imploded Into a Black Hole Instead

Collapsing stars are a rare thing to witness. And when astronomers are able to catch a star in the final phase of its evolution, it is a veritable …

Universe

Your Definitive Guide to an Icelandic Quickie

Steamy geothermal geysers, otherworldly glaciers streaked with volcanic ash and promises of puffins on black sand beaches: Yes, like many who’ve …

HOW TO GO VIRAL AS A PHOTOGRAPHER.

Dear friend, I’m gonna give you some contrarian (not ‘common-sense’) advice on how to become a viral photographer — someone whose message, ideas, and …

Street Photography

Stunning Adventure Photos From Iceland by Nikolaus Brinkmann

<b>Nikolaus Brinkmann</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and traveler currently based in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Nikolaus shoots a lot …

Photography

The 20 Best Mountain Towns in America

Explore America’s mountain towns, with trails, microbrews, lakes, and scenic views.<p>For a real recharge, spend some time at altitude.

The 8 Coolest TED Talks on Psychology

Humans, we all know, are strange, irrational, beautiful creatures who often act in weird and wonderful ways. That makes us hard to deal with …