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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

3 Spanish expressions that just don’t translate into English

There are certain sentiments far better captured by words that don’t exist in the English language. <i>Schadenfreude</i>, a German term for the pleasure …

Living in: The world’s happiest places

The world’s top five happiest countries, all of which fall in northern Europe, have cities that delight residents with old town charm, cultural offerings and easy access to nature.<p>If, as Tolstoy wrote in Anna Karenina, happy families are all alike, what about happy countries?<p>The World Happiness …

European Travel

Smiles are contagious, pass it on

It’s great when someone decides to use social media to spread happiness and make a difference rather than using it to send ambiguous photos of …

Social Media

7 Trips I Should've Taken Before Getting A Job

Getting a job right after college is great. Jobs challenge you, develop your knowledge base, and force you to finally wake up at the same time as the majority of people in the United States of America.<p>But jobs also come with rigid hours. And there's a minimum number of hours you must work each …

Love Letters: Cincinnati

<i>Chef David Falk, who owns and operates three restaurants as part of his Boca Restaurant Group, has lived and honed his craft at restaurants in Chicago, Rome and Florence. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Falk moved home to Cincinnati in September 2001 and opened Boca, his first</i> …

Ice Cream

This Is What It Looks Like to Give Up Everything

<i>Photo courtesy of Allison Vesterfelt</i><p>This is my real couch.<p>The actual one. The one sitting in my living room (and by living room, I mean the small "not-the-kitchen, not-the-bedroom, not-the-bathroom" room where my husband and I eat food, read, play games and generally hang out). It hasn't been …

What Millennials Can Teach Us About Travel

By Paul Brady, Condé Nast Traveler<p><i>Reggie Casagrande/Getty</i><p>They haven't been traveling long, but it may be that Millennials, those precocious darlings of demographers born in the mid-'80s, are the world's most accomplished travelers. A recent survey by Expedia and its business-travel arm Egencia, …

Ben & Jerry's Released An 'Anchorman'-themed Ice Cream Flavor Called 'Scotchy Scotch Scotch'

Will Ferrell's been showing up in Durango car commercials to promote his "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," and now his Ron Burgundy character has an ice cream flavor.<p>Ben & Jerry's released a limited edition butterscotch ice cream with butterscotch swirl, appropriately named "Scotchy Scotch …

We Are Working Less And Sleeping Less Due To The Internet

We are working less and sleeping less, according to a new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research.<p>According to the study conducted by Scott Wallsten of the Technology PolicyInstitute, we spend sixteen fewer seconds working for every minute we spend online. Similarly, we spend seven fewer …

The Millennials' failure to launch: searching the jobs report for answers

Lazy and entitled, or product of their times? New reports and research shed light on the plight of unemployed young people<p>If this month’s jobs report is any indication, it appears as if millenials will continue to have trouble living up to President Obama’s description of them as the generation …

Amazingly Hilarious GAME OF THRONES Bad Lip Reading!

20 Things I Learned From Traveling Around the World

<i>Travel for long enough and one day you wake up to realize: This is no longer a vacation, it's your life.</i><p>Over one year ago I quit my job and decided to travel around the world. This was both a dream 10 years in the making and one of the best decisions I've ever made.<p><i>Night train from Belgrade to …

How to pick up women (with science)

There are countless articles and guides online that instruct men on the ideal way to chat up and eventually sleep with women, but so far none of them has actually incorporated the science behind attraction and mating. Until now<p>It's a sad fact, but women lack free will. Although they appear as …

Phenomenal Footage Of A Dancer Battling With Light

There's few dance videos quite as breathtaking as 'Nuance'.<p>Created by Marc-Antoine Locatelli it's the near perfect blend of choreography, motion …

Are some people born creative?

New research suggests that the extent to which creativity is heritable may be greater than previously thought<p>Since the evolution of <i>Homo sapiens</i>, our world has been driven by flashes of inspiration, the process we call creativity. But while creativity may appear to be a spontaneous burst of new …

Where the Boys Are

Dear (Single) Ladies,<p>Tired of trying to meet Mr. Right through bad introductions, OkCupid, Match, JDate or Tinder? Sick of wondering if an axe murderer will show up or why the dude who's stiffing you with the check for his drink doesn't resemble the chiseled hunk in his profile at all? Do you ever …

Skiing

11 Keys To Happiness From Other Cultures

You can hoard all the shot glasses you want on your next trip, but they’re not going to guide you to a higher echelon of personal fulfillment.<p>Take home a cultural souvenir instead! These 11 habits from other cultures are small changes that could mean big payoffs in your happiness levels. Try one …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

How the Internet is killing innovation

<i>Rob May is CEO and cofounder of Backupify.</i><p>I believed the same lies that you still believe, for a long time. I was in college during the early days of the World Wide Web, and like others, I rejoiced in the incredible access to knowledge it provided, and diversity of thought it promoted. So when I …