Covers, and the Judging of Books Thereby — Lightscapes Nature Photography Blog


New Jersey. Land of smokestacks and suburban sprawl. As photogenic as a toxic waste site. Right? No. Not right. Completely wrong, in fact. There are few things in this world that I take as much pleasure from as seeing stereotypes obliterated, so you can imagine how I felt last August when I returned from a […]

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Google Doodle Honors Scientist Hertha Marks Ayrton — TIME


Hertha Marks Ayrton became the first woman to present her own work to the U.K.’s Royal Society when she stood in front of the scientific academy in 1904 and read “The Origin and Growth of Ripple Marks.” Until then, scientists were baffled by the creation of ridges in sand when a wave washes over a…

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How to Tackle Anxiety and Depression — The Flexi Foodie


There are such a wide range of reasons why a person might struggle with anxiety and depression that it is impossible to say that everyone can benefit from the same advice. However, there are certain things at the core of these mental health issues that people may share. These things can pertain to a prolonged […]

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Why You’ll Need To Save Way More Than You Think — TIME


A few years back, Mohamed El-Erian, the former CEO of PIMCO, coined the term “New Normal” to describe the post-crisis era of lower returns, slower growth, and more volatility. At the time, it was quite a bold prediction. But now it’s increasingly the conventional wisdom. Witness Thursday’s release of a new report from the McKinsey…

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12 Tips About Discipline for Coaches — JAG GYM Blog


There is a difference between discipline and punishment. Discipline is about fixing and learning from your mistakes. It is corrective and instructional, focused on the child’s long-term well-being. Its goal is to teach what behavior is and is not acceptable. Punishment is about paying for those mistakes. Its goal is to inhibit a behavior […]

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The Aesthetic Triad — Lightscapes Nature Photography Blog


Most of the photographic blog entries that I see that are ostensibly written as aids to help aspiring practitioners cover technical topics of one sort of the other. The technical points (e.g. exposure, depth of field, etc.) are necessary and important and I’ve certainly been known to cover them from time to time myself, but […]

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Aren’t we all wishing for a miracle? — Awkward panda🐼


Dreams are hopeless & hopeful. It’s like we’re living in an antithesis defined by our situations. And maybe sometimes all it takes is 20 seconds of insanity to jump towards the impossible. That one decision may either be the worst or the best.And that decision which decides your fate is probably the edge you have […]

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