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Why You Must Ignore Nay-Sayers to Succeed in Entrepreneurship, Business, and Life

ERIC KIM NECK STRAP x RICOH GR II // Kyoto, 2017Dear friend,In order to succeed in life, you must learn to ignore nay-sayers.DOWNLOAD PDFPDF: Nay …

Make a Lego-like version of yourself, or gift one to a friend

Lego is the one toy adults pretend to outgrow, but never truly do. Because if that 5,000-piece box of Star Wars Legos was sitting right beside you, …

Lego

LEGO Unveils Giant Hulkbuster: Ultron Edition Set

It's absolutely smashing.<p>LEGO has announced the Hulkbuster: Ultron Edition set, measuring nine inches tall.<p>The set contains 1,363 pieces, according …

The Great Hokusai - Why do We Still Obsess over that Japanese Wave Painting ?

April 15, 2017<p>Smirna Kulenović is an Art History and Philosophy graduate, developing video and sound art projects, in love with improvisational …

Lemon California Roll is a wireless, waterproof speaker powered by solar panels

The Lemon California Roll is practically a self-sustained speaker.<p>What's oval, waterproof, wireless, solar-powered and comes in 5 colors? The Lemon California Roll bluetooth speaker.<p>Starting at $249 (converts to roughly AU$345, £200), it's available for preorder now and it expected to ship in March …

A CNC-Milled Coffee Table, a DIY Modular Concrete Kitchen Backsplash, a Homemade Lumber Mill, Display Cases & More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>DIY Concrete Backsplash and Dish Rack</b><p>Wow! Ben Uyeda uses Legos to cast a modular concrete backsplash/dish rack …

15 Things You Should Do at Least Once a Year

Just handling day-to-day tasks can be a monster achievement (seriously, we all deserve a medal), but sometimes it can be even harder to keep tabs on …

How to Face Your Fear—When Your Fear Is Surfing a 100-Foot Wave

The tiny Portuguese beach town of Nazare produces the largest waves in the world. For Garrett McNamara, it is the site of his greatest surfing triumph, and the place where the world's greatest big-wave surfer will try to mount the ultimate comeback.<p>Drive three hours north of Lisbon, up the coast, …

Big Wave Surfing

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Apple mysteriously banned a popular app from its App store ... and a lot of programmers are mad

The app, called Dash, is for Macs and iOS. It's been around for years. It lets developers easily find and insert snippets of code that they frequently use.<p>The situation has caused a lot of angst among the developer community because Apple at first didn't tell the app's developer, Bogdan Popescu, …

App Store

Top 10 Deadliest Martial Arts Disciplines

As you probably have gathered, we’re sort of obsessed with martial arts and here, we’d like to share our picks of the top 10 most lethal martial arts …

Sweet and Sticky BBQ Beef Ribs

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.<p>Season the beef ribs with salt and pepper and place on a large baking sheet. Roast until the ribs start to brown, …

Trunk bombs: South Africa's elephant street art – in pictures

South African graffiti artist Falko One’s street art project, <i>Once Upon a Town</i>, sees lively elephant murals storming the walls of neglected neighbourhoods. “I want to make people happy,” he says. “The aim is for these communities to feel pride. The happiness in the form of the bright colours must …

Six O'Clock Solution: Marinated lamb chops are perfect for the grill

Lamb has its own distinct flavour and this Indian-inspired recipe makes a lively change. Anjali Pathak, author of The Indian Family Kitchen (Appetite …

Unified Weapons Master tests second-gen combat armor in underground fight event

Unified Weapons Master (UWM) is a fascinating new sport that lets martial artists go at each other full force with a range of different weapons, …

Military

20 Grilled Skewer Recipes to Get You Ready for Barbecue Season

It’s *finally* that time. We’re consistently feeling the sun on our skin, the stores are full of brightly colored fashions and the neighbors are already grilling. Ready to jump on the outdoor-cooking bandwagon? There’s no better grill-ready meal than kabob recipes full of your favorite meats and …

Cooking

The Secrets of NYC's Best Museums Are Revealed, Thanks to #MuseumWeek

Learn the secrets of the Guggenheim, the Museum of Modern Art, and more NYC institutions<p>Culture vultures who aren't on Instagram (as if that's even possible), this may be the week you need to cave and get an account. It's #MuseumWeek on the platform (and Twitter), with institutions around the world …

Museums

The Rear Naked Choke: MMA's Most Deceptive Finish

The rear naked choke is undoubtedly the most successful submission in MMA but it is also the most distracting. We examine the technique, its evolution and the thousand ways of getting there.<p>They call it the 'king of chokes' and it is clear to see why. Of the sixteen submission victories in the UFC …

The Reef and Marine Aquarium Blog

For most of us, upgrading and having a larger aquarium than the one we currently have is never far from our minds. We constantly dream about what …

Aquariums

National Geographic’s Best Wild Animal Photos of 2008 – CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES (7 photos)

<b>“Animal Behavior: All Other Animals” Winner</b> I guess these guys just can't get along. “Deadlock” was captured in the dead of night in a Belizean rain forest by David Maitland of the UK. A rare Morelet's tree frog doggedly refused to become dinner for a cat-eyed snake. “I would love to have seen them …

Animals

A Fallout 4 guide to getting rich, getting high, and blowing everything up (without cheating)

The fastest path to riches is farming<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a Bethesda game, and that means it has an interesting and complicated in-game economy. Your vault survivor can scavenge for numerous resources — some common, and some scarce — which you can use to craft upgrades for your settlements and …

Here's 10 things you should do during your Fallout 4 playthrough

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p><b>Heads up: The video above contains some minor spoilers.</b><p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a big, big game, and figuring out what's worth your limited time can be a challenge. To help guide you through the wasteland, we've created the video above, which showcases ten of …

Fallout 4

Kron Gracie Details His Diet & Strength / Conditioning Routine

There is a massive 50% OFF SALE on Video Instructionals at BJJ Fanatics, which feature quality instructionals from Tom DeBlass, Craig Jones, Dean …

Jiu Jitsu

The Role of Aggression in BJJ

<i>In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu one of the negative connotations that can attached to purple belts is that they can occasionally think they already know it</i> …

8 Situations When Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Can Save Your Ass

A modernized form of an ancient Japanese martial art, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an ideal martial arts discipline for guys who care about fitness, form, …

Ozon gesture ring concept from 16Lab lets you wrap all your devices around your little finger

TOKYO -- As our devices shift and shrink and we find ourselves relying less and less on keyboards and mice and more and more on touchscreens to go about our work and play. In some situations, this makes interactivity a challenge. Voice is a potential solution for some situations, but gesture …

None Shall Pass!

Share Email Comments<p>JJM is always looking to bring you, our readers, the latest and greatest of all things jiu-jitsu and we know how everyone loves …

What Choking Grown Men Taught Me About Life (And Business)

I want you to keep trying -- no matter how discouraged you get. You'll be amazed at the life you can lead when you stop looking for the easy way out of life's chokehold, and instead, persevere in spite of it.<p>Talk is cheap when you're getting the life choked out of you by a grown man.<p>I guess that's …

Jiu Jitsu

Meet the Comical Opah, the Only Truly Warm-Blooded Fish

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>There’s nothing about the opah that says “fast-moving predator”. Tuna, sharks, and swordfish are fast-moving predators and accordingly, their bodies look like streamlined torpedoes. By contrast, the opah looks like a big startled frisbee, with thin red …

Blood Vessels