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6 lies you tell yourself that are keeping you from success

As it turns out, many people carry around a set of self-limiting beliefs, which are often lies they tell themselves.<p>To become successful, you need to identify those lies and then "get rid of some these old beliefs," as Robbins said.<p>What do the financial professionals have to say about this? They …

Success

7 Things Steve Jobs Said That You Should Say Every Single Day | Inc.com

He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."</b><p>Ideas without action aren't ideas. They're regrets.<p>Every day, most people let hesitation and uncertainty stop them from acting on an idea. (Fear of the unknown and …

Self-improvement

Take a Trippy Ride Down Minecraft's Acid Interstate

Climb aboard kids—it’s time to tune in, drop out, and have your mind expanded.<p>The Acid Interstate is the third and (so far) grandest attempt at a …

Cole Haan Reinvents The Classic Oxford With A Little Help From A Running Shoe

Scott Patt, vice president of design and innovation at Cole Haan, gives the iconic wing-tip oxford an upgrade.<p>For an 88-year-old producer of time-honored driving shoes and classic loafers, Cole Haan embraces a widely accepted, very contemporary corporate rallying cry: “Respect tradition enough to …

Let the Calm Wash Over You as This Dam Opens Its Spillway for the Very First Time

Behold the majestic Banja Dam in Albania. It’s a huge hydroelectric project that hit a big milestone over the weekend—its reservoir reached over 550 …

Magical Wheels Let This Car Roll in Any Direction

We’ve seen omnidirectional wheels installed on forklifts that have to deftly maneuver around crowded warehouses, but William Liddiard has invented a …

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This Trippy Infinite Animation Will Melt Your Brain

Ben Ridgway’s specialty is creating flawlessly repeating animations that can be left on loop forever if you’re trying to intentionally trigger the …

Intro to Adobe Illustrator: Tips, Tricks & Tools for Non-Designers

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Graphics

Watch 30 Years of Pixar in One Emotional Supercut

Pixar’s <i>Finding Dory</i> is out today, and it’s pretty damn good. Burger Fiction took the opportunity to look back at the history of the beloved animation …

Blender Versus Red Hot Nickel Ball Ends in a Respectable Draw

At some point, every trendy YouTube channel is going to fight every other trendy YouTube channel. And this week, the blender brand made famous by …

Why Doesn't This Fountain Obey the Laws of Science?

You don’t even need grade school science to know that water flows wherever gravity pulls it. But somehow when poured onto Arthur Carabott’s …

Neat

What's the Difference Between Cement, Concrete, and Mortar?

Any man worth his salt should know the difference between cement, concrete, and mortar. I am not that man. They’re all just gray sludge to me. But …

Otherworldly Animation Makes These Motion Captured Dance Moves Even More Amazing

New York studio Method Design was tasked with creating something for the Association of Independent Commercial Producers’ annual awards show. They …

What's the Most Beautiful State in the United States?

Watch this drone footage of Hawaii, California, and Utah and then ask yourself what the three most beautiful states in the United States are. I mean, …

Here's Why Stanley Kubrick Was Such a Great Director

If you have some free time, watch this 20 minute dive into why Stanley Kubrick was such a master filmmaker. If you don’t have some free time, make …

John Oliver Would Like Someone to Invent These Things

John Oliver runs a regular segment called “How Is This Still a Thing?”, but he’s decided to turn it on its head. So “How Is This Not a Thing?” …

Mirrored Footage of Giant Soap Bubbles Is Better Than an Acid Trip

The same soap bubbles that fascinated you as a toddler can be just as engaging when you’re all grown up. They just need to be super-sized, filmed in …

Top 10 Books To Read Recommended By Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, And Elon Musk

Want to know what goes on inside the minds of billionaires, global leaders, and game-changers?<p>Read what they read.<p>No matter how successful people …

Top 10

Who knew a rock-sorting robot could be so mesmerizing?

*Blinks*<p>A couple of artists have teamed up with the Czech-German Future Fund to create a vacuum robot that can sort rocks. The result is much more mesmerizing than that description, I promise.<p>The robot is called Jller, named for the German river where the aforementioned rocks were collected. Jller …

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26 Photos People Born After 1998 Just Won't Recognize

"Whaaat?!" —every child alive right now

Touchscreens

Let Your Brain Take a Nap While This Guy Builds a Kickass Japanese Utility Knife

What a day it has been. Time to go into an elective waking coma while this guy makes a crazy-looking knife with skill and precision.<p>Apparently …

Would you just look at this beautiful jellyfish

It's a new species, discovered 2.3 miles under the sea<p>Scientists from America's ocean-health agency NOAA are currently exploring the Mariana Trench — the deepest section of the world's oceans — and they're making some amazing discoveries. Earlier this week, cameras 2.3 miles below the surface of …

How Men and Women React to Their Own Reflections in Movies

Mirrors are a well worn device in movies. They provide an extremely literal moment of self-reflection that often during a film’s emotional peak. So …

Interesting Animation Explains How Airplanes Are Able to Fly

Drag. Thrust. Lift. Jet engines. Propellers. Wings. This animation breaks down just exactly how an airplane flies and it’s pretty damn interesting. …

Nasa's 4K Earth Porn Montage Is Basically Perfect if You Are High

Queue up that <i>2001</i> soundtrack, baby! Following up on the incredible Aurora Borealis and Australis footage that Nasa posted a few days ago, we can now …

Watch These Motorcyclists Hold On To Each Other During A High Speed Crash

I haven’t driven my dirtbike in a very long time, and I almost never drove it in the rain or on wet roads. But sometimes you get caught in the …

Chill Out and Enjoy These Hypnotic Ring Illusions

There’s only one explanation for how this is possible: Manipulation performer Ouka must have somehow turned off gravity.<p>These incredible illusions …

Forging This Beautifully Intricate Sword Is So Damn Impressive

Do you remember the Green Destiny sword from <i>Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon</i>. I didn’t. But that damascus steel blade finished with jade is so damn …

Lovely Animation Illustrates Life Using Different Circles

It’s the circle of life! Well, not quite but sort of. This great short animation from production company Chromosphere highlights the world we live in …