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The Secret to Exceptional Self-Discipline Isn't What You Think | Inc.com

If you're concerned that you don't have the discipline to achieve your dreams, the internet will offer you plenty of advice. Get up at the crack of dawn, a ton of posts recommend. Always make your bed, scold others. Schedule more breaks, eat right, remove distractions, etc. etc. etc.<p>Much of this …

Self-help

Are You Following These Photographers on Instagram?

10 talents that make everyday life that much more beautiful<p>Instagram allows us to tell stories instantaneously with images instead of words, and that's perhaps why many photographers have found huge followings on the social media—they're already pros at exactly that. While their jobs are to capture …

Marketing

13 Feel-Good Movies That'll Inspire You To Follow Your Dreams

My whole life (even before I left my corporate job to pursue my dream of becoming a writer), I've been drawn to movies that highlight a journey of …

A Cat Bar May Soon Be on the Horizon and It’s Every Bit As Cool As It Sounds

As self-admitted crazy cat ladies, there’s pretty much nothing we love quite as much as our furry feline friends. Except maybe wine — that’s a pretty big toss-up! We’re clearly not alone: With a brush that lets you lick your cat on the market and cat yoga studios in existence, there’s obviously a …

Pets

Clear Your Schedule: Baby Kitten Cuddling is a Real Volunteer Job

If kittens, cuddles, and saving lives are up your alley, we’ve got just the volunteer job for you.<p>In hopes of making shelter kitties more …

Eco-Minded Urban Planners Create a Bike Path Protected by Solar Panels in South Korea

This is one of those “brilliant in its simplicity” creations of environmentally sound urban engineering: A stretch of road connecting two South …

Is Your Cat or Dog Vomiting Frequently? | How to Help Pets Stop Vomiting

iStockphoto<p>Vomiting is the forceful emptying of the stomach.<p>If vomiting is prolonged, it can lead to dehydration.<p>Vomiting can be associated with …

Veterinary Medicine

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Hayao Miyazaki: Japan's political shift drew me out of retirement

Hayao Miyazaki was, arguably, born in the wrong era. The acclaimed filmmaker's works are full of steam trains, horse-drawn carriages and …

Anime

What Cats REALLY Mean When They Purr, Meow Or Rub Against You

Think you understand your cat <i>purr</i>-fectly? You want want to double check.<p>A new video from New York Magazine's Science of Us series explains, via scientific research, what your cat really means when it purrs, rubs against your leg or meows. And, as other research also shows, most of our cats' …

Communicate

This outstanding free-kick routine must have taken hours to perfect

AN MLS GOAL of the season contender was scored last night as Columbus Crew played out a 2-2 draw.<p>The home side were awarded a free-kick on the edge …