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Suffer from chronic sinus trouble? Give this yogic technique a shot

<i>Image: Shutterstock</i><p>I started practicing Jala Neti last year after one of the worst migraine attacks I’ve ever experienced. I was detoxing at a spa …

Bookmark This Airport Wi-Fi Password Map Right Now

It's a lifesaver.<p>Sitting in airports waiting for flights — if you don't have access to some baller airport lounge — can range from utterly boring to …

17 Christmas Appetizer Recipes That Will Fill Your Friends With Glee

If you enjoy throwing a holiday party every now and then, you know how exciting the planning can be. But between creating a cocktail menu and dreaming up a stellar holiday dessert spread, you need to decide how you’re going to sate your guests’ hunger. Sure, you could go the easy route and order …

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How to Find my Favorite Photography Spot in Hong Kong

Here’s the camera gear I use as well as my updated Camera Recommendations!<p>Friends ask me from time to time what I recommend for their first time …

Researchers Use Brain Implant to Make Paralyzed Monkeys Walk

Getting these simians to walk was anything but monkey business.<p>Between 255,000-600,000 Americans can't walk because of paraplegia, or leg paralysis usually linked to spinal damage. But Tomislav Milekovic, a researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland, and …

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8 Best New Songs of the Week

<i>Every week, Vulture and friends highlight the best new music. If the song is worthy of your ears and attention, you will find it here. Read our picks</i> …

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We’re Giving Away a $1,000 Gift Card to B&H Photo Video

<i>Update: This giveaway is now over. Please see the update at the end of this post.</i><p>We love our readers. As a thank you for being a faithful follower of …

What Kids Learn From Travel

Our family Christmases can be a little unconventional -- once we took our 2-year-old son to South Africa. Some of my friends gave me a hard time. They said I gave myself a safari holiday while my son was too young to protest instead of giving him a tree and a stocking.<p>For his third birthday, …

A Review of the Venus 60mm f/2.8, the World’s First 2:1 Macro Lens with Infinity Focus

Last month, a Chinese company called Venus Optics unveiled a 60mm f/2.8 lens, the first 2:1 magnification lens with infinity focus. Thomas Shahan, …

15 Flower Hacks To Make Your Home More Beautiful

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, floral tips and tricks to easily decorate your home.<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let Cosmopolitan.com in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house/apartment/dorm room with beautiful flowers …

Lumera Connects Your DSLR to Your Phone to Give it One-Tap Sharing and Backup

As more and more cameras make their way into <i>smart</i>camera territory, there are countless DSLRs that could very easily get left in the dust.<p>But that …

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Is It Harder to Break Up With a Friend or a Lover?

<i>"I grieved it hard. I talked to only a few close friends, in spite of being a real talker, because I felt such shame about it."</i><p>"I was broken. This was my best friend from the fifth grade up into young adulthood. I don't know if I ever have truly moved on. I still miss her."<p>"I felt like I'd lost a …

Battle of the Client Galleries: Comparing 11 of The Best Tools for Proofing and Presentation

Online client galleries have been there for some time now, but many photographers either neglect this powerful tool relying on ol’ school DVDs and …

Cristiano Ronaldo Stars In The Single Weirdest Celebrity Endorsement We've Ever Seen

The most amazing thing about this product isn't the product itself (mainly because we aren't sure what it's supposed to do), but that someone persuaded soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to endorse it.<p>So odd is the product, a Japanese "facial fitness" device Vocative describes as "a Shake Weight …

If Upworthy launched a social network, this is what it would look like

If Upworthy and Pinterest merged, you’d get Ideapod.<p>Launching today in invite-only beta, Ideapod says it hopes to serve as a platform “for sharing, discovering, and taking action upon world-changing ideas.” It’s a social network for sharing Things That Matter.™<p>As you may know, Upworthy’s virality …

Tutorial Shows Off Effective and Efficient Method of Smoothing Out Skin in Portraits

When retouching skin on a subject, there’s a fine balance to strike between smoothing out a rough skin texture and keeping the skin looking natural. …

Today Only: Get Zoner Photo Studio, a $90 Lightroom Alternative, for Free!

It’s tough for photo editing and management suites to woo users away from the comfort and familiarity of Lightroom, but as it turns out, that can be …

Tutorial Shows How to Mask Out Hair from a Background in Photoshop

When it comes to masking out and/or selecting hair in an image, be it to remove a background or selectively style it, it’s never an easy task. Even …

Emma Stone Is Our Lip Sync Hero

She always wins no matter what.<p>Emma Stone might just be the number one contender in Jimmy Fallon's ever-fierce lip synch competition.<p>The 25-year-old actress stopped by the late night talk show to promote <i>The Amazing Spiderman 2</i>, eventually taking the mic into her own hands and fearlessly going to …

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Genius closet hack keeps purses organized

If you have a big mound of purses tangled at the bottom of your closet, you need to watch this video for a surprisingly easy storage solution that …

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Spiders Could Fix Your Broken Bones

Broken bones and compound fractures often lead to the insertion of metal plates and screws, a painful process that requires two surgeries and carries the risk of infection and swelling. Fortunately, a better alternative might be on the horizon, courtesy of our good friend the spider.<p>A paper …

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10 Ways Women Can Make Each Other Feel Wonderful

As a clinical psychologist, woman, mother, colleague and friend, I often wonder why we fall short as women and fail to support each other in all kinds of little ways. You see, these little things turn out to be big deals. Doing one little thing for a member of the sisterhood can be so meaningful …

Top 10 Food Lies That Keep Us Sick and Fat, Part 1 - Dr. Mark Hyman

<b>The First Five Food Lies</b><p>When it comes to weight loss, there’s a ton of advice out there. The problem is, most of it is terrible, outdated and …

Top 10 Food Lies That Keep Us Sick and Fat, Part 2

Last blog I exposed the first five of the top 10 food lies that keep us sick and fat:<p>All calories are created equal, just eat less and exercise more.<br>• Don't lose weight too fast, or you'll gain it all back.<br>• All you need is more willpower to lose weight.<br>• Diet soda is better than regular soda.<br>• Foods …

Tutorial Shows How to Correct Skin Tones, Colorize Shadows and Add Light Effects

When it comes to nailing the white-balance in a photo, it’s rarely an easy task, especially with portraits. It becomes even more arduous when you’re …

Enhance Texture and Detail with Intelligent High Pass Sharpening

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