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5 Ways to Create A Stronger Self

I loathed myself.<p>I am a wimp. Or at least I have been one. My wimp-like behavior crossed many situations in my life. From talking to a crowd to …

Self-help

5 Effective Time Hacks To Stop Procrastination Fast | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.”<p>~ Jim Rohn<p>The passage of time is an infrequently used, but …

5 Reason Why Having Less Gives You Freedom

I am 39 years of age. If you looked at my life, you’d probably say I don’t have much. In the material sense of the word, you’d be right. You’d no …

9 Simple Ways to Develop a Good Attitude | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose</i> …

3 Steps to Stop Procrastinating and Start Working on Your Dream Project | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You know those projects you’ve been meaning to work on for a while, but it was never the right time?<p>I’m talking about the things no one else expects …

Procrastination

7 Life-Defining Things Grateful People Have | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you’re on the journey of becoming a happier person, you’d know for sure that being grateful is one of the key things to gaining that …

Happiness

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‘I Decided to Leave’, An Animated Short About a Man Who Quits His Job One Morning

In “I Decided to Leave,” a short by British animator Dan Britt, an unnamed man spontaneously quits his office job one morning and finds himself in …

More Realistic Mario: Yoshi's Hungry

<b>(YouTube link)</b><p>In Pete Holmes' latest episode of Realistic Mario, Yoshi the dinosaur has a seemingly insatiable appetite, and the result is more than …

Reversible ‘Star Wars’ Chewbacca and Han Solo Hoodie

Philcos has released an officially licensed reversible <i>Star Wars</i> Chewbacca and Han Solo hoodie that can be worn to either turn you into a furry …

PancakeBot, A Machine That Draws Intricately Designed Pancakes

PancakeBot is a machine by designer Miguel Valenzuela that draws intricately designed pancakes. The current design of the device consists of an …

‘The Identity Project’, A Photo Series Exploring Self-Assigned Gender Labels And Sexual Identity

Sarah Deragon, a San Francisco photographer, has created “The Identity Project“, a photo series that explores the sexual and gender definitions that …

A BBQ Book That You Can LITERALLY Barbecue With

<i>The Barbecue Bible</i> is an interactive book that features detachable pages that can be used to literally help you barbecue. Features include: A thick …

Rare Mushroom Photos Reveal the Visual Diversity of Fungi

Who knew there are so many different kinds of mushrooms? Retiree Steve Axford, who lives and works in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales in Australia, uses his camera to capture the startling visual diversity of fungi and other living things. As his photographs reveal, there are far more …

Wales

Skylock, A Bluetooth-Enabled Bicycle Lock That Pairs With a Smartphone for Additional Safety Measures

Skylock is a Bluetooth-enabled bicycle lock that pairs with a smartphone for additional safety features like keyless access. Any user that’s paired …

Wonderfully Creative Instagram Photos Featuring A German Shorthaired Pointer Named Lal

An Instagram user who goes by the name ma_hovina has posted wonderfully creative photos, most of them featuring a beautiful and seemingly good …

Surreal Paintings and Street Art by Pejac

Spanish artist Pejac creates wonderful street art, sculptures, and paintings that combine elements of surrealism and fantasy with the artist’s …

Artist Turns Bananas into Whimsical Character Art for His Kids’ Lunches

Back in 2012, artist Alex Feliciano embarked on a whimsical project to surprise his two boys at lunchtime with brightly decorated bananas. His …

Alton Brown Shares His Recipe For ‘Grilled Grilled Cheese’

Food expert Alton Brown, indignant about the state of grilled cheese in the world today, shares his yummy recipe for “grilled grilled cheese”, which …

ICFF 2014 Preview: Wintercheck Factory

Since 2010 Brooklyn's Wintercheck Factory has routinely rolled out new designs across apparel and homeware, to furniture and lighting. While the urge to design across all platforms is still alive and well, founder Kristen Wentrcek seems to be currently focusing on furniture, which will be on …

Tattooed Porcelain Figurines by Jessica Harrison

Artist Jessica Harrison has created a series of Victorian-style porcelain figurines that she has augmented with tattoos. The figurines are on display …

Retired Bosnian Man Spent Two Years Covering His VW Beetle In Oak

There’s a retired Bosnian man out there who has a serious case of the shingles...attached to his Volkswagen Beetle.<p>Momir Bojic spent two years …

The Most Groan-Inducing Baby Names of 2013

(Batgirl Onesie now on sale <b>at the Neatoshop</b>)<p>I proposed "Svetlana" for our second daughter. Or, if we had a boy, "Bruce Wayne." My wife said, quite …

Sitting all day is bad for your brain, too

We know that spending all day hunched over laptops is shortening our lifespan and expanding our waistlines. Still, the threat of never growing up to be an Anderson Cooper-caliber silver fox may not be enough to motivate young tech workers to switch to a treadmill desk and sign up for some daily …

Why You Can't Forgive Yourself — & How To Change It

Illustrated by Emily Turner; Photo: Michelangelo Gratton/Rex USA.<p>Modern spiritual teachers like Gabrielle Bernstein and Mastin Kipp bring up the …

Rediscover The Beauty Of Life Instead of Just Getting By

<b>“If we look at the world with a love of life, the world will reveal its beauty to us.” ~Daisaku Ikeda</b><p>As kids, we are beings of wonder. Spending hours …

4 Lessons on Conquering Fear and Living the Life You Want to Live

<b>“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most</b> …

You Can't Have A Mindful Life Unless You Have These 3 Things

Mindfulness meditation is getting a lot of well-deserved attention in 2014. TIME magazine’s February cover story is about mindfulness, the search for …

5 Breathing Exercises to Try Today

Boost your energy, find your focus, and rev your workouts with these breathing exercises you’ve never tried<p>Take a deep breath. Chances are your shoulders shrugged and your chest puffed out.<p>And chances are you don’t realize that’s <i>not</i> how you’re supposed to breathe. See, that belly breath your yoga …