Brent Rupert

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No drone on the planet is even half as fun as this smartphone-controlled paper airplane

If you’ve never heard of the POWERUP DART Aerobatic Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane before, welcome to Christmas in July. Seriously, this is …

14 Best Fantasy Audiobooks to Stream When You Don't Have Time for Summer Reading

For all the dreamers out there, fantasy books, movies, and TV shows are one of the best ways to get outside of your head and be transported to …

Audiobooks

Surviving Head Trauma

Overview<p>Surviving Head Trauma by Terry Smith<p>Sometimes life doesn't always unfold the way you plan. On July 20, 1984 while at USMC Officer Candidate …

Barnes & Noble

Feeling stuck in life? How to take your life from stuck to awesome

It sucks to feel stuck.<p>You’re in a rut, and you can’t get unstuck.<p>You’re convinced that something must change, whether in your work or personal life. …

This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

“Everything popular is wrong”  —  Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

Here are 5 ways to minimize ruts and launch your growth

It’s amazing how much time can go by when we doubt, fear and hesitate to make decisions. What starts as a one or two day struggle can quickly balloon …

Stanford University

What You Can Learn From Peter Thiel's Brilliant Philosophy on Setting Personal Goals

Some might see it as extreme, but it actually makes a lot of sense.<p><i>How do I work consistently towards my goals? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic</b> …

The founder of the world's biggest hedge fund has 3 principles to create a more successful life

Bridgewater Associates is the world's largest hedge fund. They manage over $150 billion.<p>In the past decade, a lot has been written about them. They have a very unorthodox method of operation. Almost to the point where many outsiders claim that they function like a cult.<p>They're known for their …

Improve Your Focus in 9 Minutes or Less With This Morning Routine

It’s your body’s job to house and protect your brain, but did you know that you can also use your body to strengthen your mind? In this article, …

ODESZA discuss process and music production in new video [Premiere]

Inspiration doesn't strike everybody the same way. For some it could come from an idea or a person, but for others, it could come from where they are …

Fresh Out of Ideas? Science Says You Should Do This

Sometimes the simplest advice is also the most effective.<p>I sat down at my computer to work on my next article for this very Inc. column. After a moment or two, I was still just sitting there -- staring at the menacing blinking text cursor that was dancing on that dreaded blank page.<p>I was stuck. …

I spent years discovering the simple tactics gurus like Oprah, Einstein, and Buffett used to become successful—here they are

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change-makers, while most others plateau?<p>I’ve explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

Creativity

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever

No matter what you want to know and remember, the same basic methods and principles apply.<p>You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But …

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

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct …

The Secret to Deeper Happiness Is Simpler Than You Might Think

Winning the lottery or nabbing a promotion doesn’t actually bring us lasting bliss, research shows. The new thinking: Joy comes from doing more of …

12 30-Day Challenges That Will Change Your Life

Get yourself on a fresh track in just a month.<p>For some people, the best way to change a habit is with baby steps. They start incredibly small to avoid terror and procrastination and gradually work their way up from there.<p>But others are more the dive-right-into-the-cold-water type. For these folks, …

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers

The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations.<p>TED is one of the world's premier cultural events, providing not just a chance for the thousand or so attendees to hear from some of the smartest people around, but also opening up this knowledge to …

Tony Robbins reveals the first thing you need to do when you wake up in the morning

Whether you wake up early or late, we all can agree that our morning routines are crucial. They shape our mindset and ability to be productive for …

Harness These 4 Habits to Bring an End to Your Procrastination Problem

Develop these habits to uproot the habit of procrastination without falling in the trap of restlessness.<p><i>How do I give up procrastination? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Awdhesh</b> …

How Elon Musk learns faster and better than everyone else

How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy, transportation, and aerospace)?<p>To explain Musk’s success, others have pointed to his heroic work ethic (he regularly works 85-hour weeks), his ability to set …

This Simple Truth About Life Is the Secret to Success (and Maximum Productivity)

The true secret to productivity is simple, yet profound.<p>Everyone wants to know the secret way to be productive. Ambitious individuals in particular spend time looking for every possible competitive advantage, often only to find out that the secrets to productivity are simpler than they …

Bamboo Fibers Fortify Plant-based Auto Materials

Mitsubishi Motors Corp has developed resin composite materials that are reinforced by bamboo fibers and can be used in automotive interiors.<p>This …

Use the "ABC method" to hack your brain for improved focus

Lots of people struggle to focus in their day-to-day lives. They constantly get distracted, and this makes it difficult for them to complete tasks so …

Time Management

‘Abstract: The Art Of Design’ May Be The Most Visually Soothing Show On Netflix

If you want to just mellow out and relax this weekend, then I have the perfect watch for you. <i>Planet Earth</i> taught us about the many marvelous wonders …

Documentaries

Create the Space For Your Creativity With These Three Great Apps

There is a theory that the best creative people have to live in a world that is chaotic and unstructured. Whilst there may be some great examples to …

Ideo Says The Future Of Design Is Circular

It’s an example of the growth of circular design. Designers are traditionally part of the linear economy–creating products from raw materials that …

The complete guide to coping with open offices and other hectic spaces

“Noise is the most impertinent of all forms of interruption,” 19th-century German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once declared. “It is not only an interruption; it is also a disruption of thought.”<p>The millions of employees who work in open offices today might agree. Many arrive at work every …

MIT Wants to Turn Everyone Into a Farmer With Its Food Computers

Anyone can build their own food computer with MIT’s open-source agriculture project.<p>In 2011, Caleb Harper found himself in Japan shortly after the nuclear disaster at Fukushima as part of a "motley crew" sent by MIT's Media Lab who were tasked with finding creative solutions to problems created by …

Remote Work and Remote Jobs