Wanda Santos

@wandas | Multimedia Artist: Photography, Video, Graphic Design. Collects articles reflecting her interests and new ideas for future projects and travel.

9 Free Apps You Didn't Know Your Small Business Needed | Inc.com

When you're starting out as a small company, prices can easily skyrocket in the search for experienced, knowledgeable employees. But with the flourishing enterprise app market, solutions may be right at your fingertips -- literally!<p>While technology can't take the place of a real person, it can ease …

Apps

The end of the cloud is coming

We’re facing the end of the cloud. It’s a bold statement, I know, and maybe it even sounds a little mad. But bear with me.<p>The conventional wisdom about running server applications, be it web apps or mobile app backends, is that the future is in the cloud. Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are adding …

Blockchain

7 Qualities Of People Who Are Chronically Unhappy

I often teach about happiness, and what has become exceedingly clear is there are seven qualities chronically unhappy people have mastered.<p>According …

Uma Thurman's Reaction to Flood of Sexual Assault Allegations Will Give You Chills (Video)

“I’ve been waiting to feel less angry, and when I’m ready, I’ll say what I have to say,” actress tells “Access Hollywood”<p>Uma Thurman gave a chilling …

Blimey! How I accidentally got abs in my 40s

Yes, those are my abs. Yes, I’m 46 years old. No, I’m not sure they’re appropriate for my age – the flesh equivalent of band logos on T-shirts, or an entire head-to-toe outfit bought straight off the mannequin in H&M. But I tell you what: I’m not giving them up.<p>They happened by accident. I never …

Yoga

Republicans accused of obstructing satellite research into climate change

The Republican majority in the US Congress has been accused of deliberately obstructing research on global warming after it emerged that a critically important technique for investigating sea-ice cover at the poles faces being blocked.<p>The row has erupted after a key polar satellite broke down a few …

Climate Change

JPEG vs. PNG: Which image-saving format is the better one to use?

In the world of digital imaging, there are two image formats that prevail above all else: JPEG (or JPG) and PNG.<p>At first glance, a single image shown …

These Simple, Science-Backed Exercises You Can Do at Home Have Huge Health Benefits

No need for gym!<p>Most of us probably know exercising is associated with a smaller risk of premature death, but a new study has found that doesn't have …

This is why that stupid way to multiply isn't so stupid after all

High school math teacher Joe Howard wrote to me about his latest video. He said:<p>A recent video has been circulating of a 4th grade teacher showing a …

High School

Get Strong, Build Your Butt, and Chisel Your Core With These CrossFit Workouts

Joining a CrossFit gym can be intimidating — and <i>expensive</i>. If you want to see what it's like without shelling out the dough, try these CrossFit workouts. You'll get a taste of how intense and effective basic moves can be, and you won't have to spend a dime!

Workouts

Sexually active students must be reported to law enforcement or state officials, Ore. school district says

Teachers and staff in the Salem-Keizer school district — which includes more than 40,000 students — were recently told that if they learn or merely suspect a student is sexually active, they must report it to law enforcement or state officials.<p>According to Oregon law, anyone under 18 years old …

Education

How to read people: 5 secrets backed by research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

This congressman is why people hate politics

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Pennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy has had one hell of a last month.<p>In early September, the Republican House member admitted to an extramarital affair with a "personal friend" following the unsealing of divorce records that showed he had been involved in a relationship with Shannon …

Pro-choice Movement

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Spice Kit: How to Grow Ginger, Turmeric, and Cardamom at Home

You are familiar with the gnarly ginger root, a supermarket staple. But have you ever tasted new, pale, and tender fresh ginger, its aromatic skin so …

America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

Guns

Ancient bristlecone pine forests are being overwhelmed by climate change

For thousands of years, wind-whipped, twisted bristlecone pines have been clinging to existence on the arid, stony crests of eastern California’s White Mountains, in conditions inhospitable to most other life.<p>Their growth rings provide a year-by-year account of the struggle to survive: It’s a …

Natural History

How To Turn Any Wall Into A Statement Wall

If you want to create an amazing mural like Nic and Andrew's (above), the instructions are, unfortunately, "Be an amazing artist," but we've rounded …

Watch Ryan Gosling Crack Up in Six Saturday Night Live Sketches

He still can’t keep a straight face around Kate McKinnon, but then again, who can?<p>It’s been more than six months since <i>La La Land</i> famously won best picture until it didn’t, and that’s long enough that even <b>Ryan Gosling</b> can get in on the joke about his character—a white guy who just loves jazz <i>so much</i>. …

Blade Runner 2049

The Media Needs To Stop Rationalizing President Trump’s Behavior

His outburst on Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico shows that not everything is a clever ploy to rally his base.<p>Whenever President Trump lashes out …

From Donald Trump, a New Low

The purpose of my 152-installment Trump Time Capsule series during the 2016 campaign was to record, in real time, things Donald Trump said or did that were wholly outside the range for previous serious contenders for the White House.<p>I’ve resisted continuing that during his time in office, because …

Trump can't accept brown people and women calling him out

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nothing in the tweets President Donald Trump sent out Saturday morning criticizing the people of Puerto Rico and the commonwealth's female mayor revealed anything new about his character. But his supporters' continued defense of him in the face of such behavior revealed theirs. That's a …

Donald Trump

Naked Mona Lisa By Da Vinci, Discovered In France, Is Rocking The Art World

It’s entitled ‘Joconde Nue’ and ’Monna Vanna,’ and French scientists studying the charcoal drawing of a topless woman with a face similar to that of the Mona Lisa, the best known portrait in the world exposed at the Louvre Museum in Paris, believe it was at least partially painted by Leonardo Da …

Art

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

9 Experts Give Their Best Glute Training Tips<p>The Question<p>What's your best tip for building strong, great-looking glutes?<p>Bret Contreras – Strength …

Dance Off

Intercourse isn't everything for most women, says study -- try 'outercourse'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many of us equate "sex" with "intercourse" and use those words interchangeably. Yet highly satisfying sex doesn't have to be limited to penetration -- and doesn't even have to include it at all.<p>According to a recent study, many women report that they require clitoral stimulation to have an …

Sexual Health

I've adopted a '2-hour rule' based on the habit that led Einstein, Darwin, and Nietzsche to brilliance — and it's had the highest ROI of anything I've done

Albert Einstein was 16 years old when he first flirted with the idea of special relativity.<p>He was a daydreamer. The pioneering theory that lead him to establish the foundation of modern physics was actually envisioned in one of his many famous thought experiments.<p>He wondered, specifically, what …

Creativity

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

8 Ways Successful People Beat Procrastination

Everyone procrastinates. Even the most successful people struggle with it every day. But successful people do something that most of us don't -- they push past it. They don’t make excuses or allow it to affect their output. They come up with smart, actionable strategies to break past mental …

Prince Wrote About Women in a Way That Most Contemporary Male Artists Still Can't

Women usually exist in men’s songs as passive objects, which is to not exist at all. With Prince, they were addressed with awe and empathy.<p>When I heard that Prince had passed away, it was the first time the death of a celebrity hit me in a real and immediate way. There was disbelief, followed by …