Alex Craig

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I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Happiness

Windows 10 free upgrade is still available through this handy loophole | Trusted Reviews

<b>Microsoft is still offering Windows 10 upgrades for free, providing you’re in need of assistive technologies (or not).</b><p>The company had previously …

Handy

How to Get Rid of Blackheads on Your Nose​ | Men’s Health

<i>6 Grooming Hacks You Need to Try Out:</i><p>Luckily, as common as blackheads are, they’re also the mildest form of acne, according to dermatologist Heather Rogers of Modern Dermatology in Seattle. “They are so superficial, so there is little to no skin inflammation with blackheads versus deeper acne …

A Practical Guide to Achieving Any Goal and Living Beyond Fear | Inc.com

Life is not meant to be easy.<p>There are seemingly infinite constraints (e.g., genetic and environmental) stopping you from being and living as you wish.<p>However, the primary obstacles stopping you from being and living how you want are:<p>The lack of trust you have <i>from</i> yourself and others<br>• Your emotional …

Self-improvement

‘Ace of Cakes’ Star Duff Goldman Shows Off His Dramatic Weight Loss Transformation | Men’s Health

Like many other commenters, we wanted to know exactly what he did to drop the pounds. In response to one comment, Goldman revealed that his plan has been surprisingly simple: “eating clean, riding my bike, lifting weights. Old school,” he wrote on Instagram.<p>You hear about “eating clean” all the …

​How This Man Lost 60 Pounds, Dropped to 10% Body Fat, and Finally Found His Six Pack​ | Men’s Health

In about a month and a half, he was down to 9 minutes, so he added in another mile. The new goal? Run 2 miles in 20 minutes. Today, the 45-year-old father of three still runs 2 miles in about 15 minutes nearly every day.<p>But he wasn’t always so dedicated to fitness. In fact, he used to weigh about …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial guidance system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

Want to Be a Self-Made Millionaire? With 1 Sentence, Mark Cuban Reveals How to Get Rich | Inc.com

Mark Cuban: billionaire. Investor. NBA team owner. Nice guy. Mark Cuban knows a little about making money.<p>So when he was asked what he would do if he lost everything, here's what he said he would do first:<p>"I would get a job as a bartender at night and a sales job during the day, and I would start …

Communication Skills
Startups (India)

Linux Launcher turns your Android phone into command line interface

In case you’ve been dying to use Linux-like command line on your Android device – or you simply want people to stop playing with your phone – this app might be precisely what you’ve been looking for.<p>Available for free, Linux CLI Launcher is an unusual app launcher that turns your regular Android …

How to improve your memory and never forget anything

Many of us regularly dream of the days when we can finally put our feet up and do the crossword after years in the workforce. However the answers to that crossword might not be as easy to recall as we imagine.<p>A recent study shows retirement causes brain function to rapidly decline, with short-term …

The Brain

​Why You Need to Start Doing 'Frog Pumps' For Your Glutes​ | Men’s Health

Frogs rock well-developed legs and thighs and the fact that they are tasty should be no surprise. Though it might seem like pseudo-science to say if it works for a frog it will work for you, a froggier approach to bridging may be exactly what you need to spark new glute gains.<p>Bret Contreras, …

Psychology Says This Is the Top Contributor to Happiness (It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

According to a report by <i>The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i>, the No. 1 contributor to happiness in life is not money, popularity, good looks, or even a good sex life (too many...jokes...can't pick...just...one).<p>It's <i>autonomy</i>.<p>The report defines autonomy as: "the feeling that your life, …

Employee Engagement

Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

The Brain

Goal Setting Is Only Half the Process. Next, Set Fears, says Tim Ferriss

<b>Tim Ferriss:</b> How do you take risks and manage risks? Well, it starts with defining risk. So people start to manage risk and think of risk and plan …

Freelancing

Tibetan Buddhist Master Reveals the Best Mindfulness Technique For Training Your Monkey Mind

As someone who has meditated almost daily for three years, there are some misconceptions I’m continually confronted with. So many people believe they …

The MagPi Magazine

Learning to code with a Raspberry Pi is one of the most profoundly life-changing things you can do. This has always been true, but learning to code …

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Self-improvement

Raspberry Pi Real Time Clock Arrives At Adafruit For $5.95

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts that are planning to build time-based projects or would like their Raspberry Pi to keep accurate time for over five years …

Raspberry Pi

How to Make Homemade Pizza | Men's Health

6 cups flour<br>2 1/4 cups cold water<br>½ tsp dry yeast<br>½ Tbsp salt<br>¼ cup marinara sauce<br>2 oz sliced mozzarella<br>1 tsp extra virgin olive oil<br>Fresh basil leaves<p><b>How to Make It:</b><p>1. Put 2 1/4 cups of cold water into a big bowl. Add 1/2 teaspoon dry yeast; gradually stir in 3 cups flour.<p>2. In a separate bowl, mix …

Your Best and Brightest Are Hiding in Plain Sight | Inc.com

Imagine your business was like Tom Hanks in BIG: you grew overnight. Suddenly, you're stressed about maintaining momentum and staying on top (not to mention that your shoes don't fit). But while you're focusing on winning in the market, it's important to remember to invest in the employees who …

Leadership

Scientists might have found the source of human conciousness

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>If humans can understand where consciousness comes from then it’s possible we can one day understand how it “works”, and …

Consciousness

How to build a wood crate | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy project is about <b>how to build a wood crate</b>. If you want to learn more about building a wooden crate for your fruits and …

Woodworking

The Mind is Your Battleground (Here’s How to Master Your Mindset)

“There’s a vivid, beautiful, priceless piece of art hanging right in front of you. It’s sophisticated and detailed – a painstaking labor of deep …

The Edge

How To Code Your Own Personal Assistant Using Python Programming

<i>Short Bytes: In this article, I’m sharing the efforts of a programmer to create his own python-powered personal assistant. Using open source</i> …

5 easy steps to getting started using Raspberry Pi

Get the basics for setting up Raspberry Pi.March 14 is known as <b>Pi Day</b> because the date represents the first three numbers in the mathematical …

Raspberry Pi

Here's How You Can Learn to Build DIY Robots and LED Cubes

Thimble teaches people to code, build and hack with monthly electronics kits.<p>Many people may know how tweak and hack their smartphones to optimize them. But few people have even a basic understanding of electronics—namely, how software controls digital or analog circuits, which in turn control …

Arduino