Matthew Preuss

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What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …

Meditation

Canadian farmer captures optical illusion of 'invisible sheep'

Every day, Canadian farmer Liezel Kennedy wakes up to check on her flock of more than 500 sheep. But this week, she woke up to find that she had …

Protesters rage against Amazon while wearing masks bought on mom's Amazon Prime account

Sometimes even anticapitalist protesters find it hard to resist a great deal.<p>It turns out that some protesters who gathered at Seattle's Westlake park to condemn Amazon's "corporate greed" were wearing masks they bought from Amazon, according to The Seattle Times. The masks of three protesters …

The recession fearmongers might have it dead wrong

The recession fearmongers might be dead wrong.<p>We recently detailed why some economists are spooked about the economy.<p>Harvard professor Larry Summers also noted that the consensus of economists has failed to forecast a recession one year in advance in post-war America. So, once again, we may not …

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

How Big Government and Big Business Stick It to the Working Wealthy

Beset by heavy taxes and regulation and by the competitive bullying of corporations, America’s small businesses can’t catch a break.<p>From the …

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How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

Horror Movie Locations You Can Actually Visit

‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice, Ugg boots, warm clothes, and hayrides. For some of us, that is. For others, nothing brings October home like cobwebbed, claustrophobic hallways, flickering lights, and the screams of the damned. If you’re from that second camp, take a look at these horror movie …

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What the Color of Your Luxury Car Says About You and Your Taste

Believe it or not, most luxury cars are not McLaren orange, or even Ferrari red.<p>They’re “arctic,” or “diamond,” or “fog.” In short: White. Silver. …

This super-dim iPhone setting will change how you read at night

But we're realistic. We know that plenty of people still sneak a peek at their email right before they go to bed, or read the news on their phone as they're falling asleep.<p>If you're reading in a dark room, the iPhone's screen can be too bright, even at its lowest setting.<p>Good news: There's a way to …

TENC – Self-Healing iPhone 6S Case by Just Mobile

Editor's Rating<p>4.9?<p>Discovered on 2015-10-10<p>A near invisible, self mending case for your iPhone 6S now comes in the form of TENC by Just Mobile. This …

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11 Unique Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

<i>This article by John Rampton is part of our</i> <i>Blogtober</i> <i>event, which features blog posts written by industry influencers in support of Breast Cancer</i> …

11 biographies to read if you want to get rich

Success is a learnable skill, self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker emphasizes in his book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." Anyone can grow to be successful and wealthy, and one of the best starting points is to read a biography about someone who's already done it.<p>"Successful people look at other …

Vitamin D May Be the Most Important Nutrient You Need

A few years, ago I noticed I was constantly tired. As you know, each day I am either in the operating room or my practice at a very early hour. But I noticed that no matter what I did, eating right or exercising often, nothing improved the tired feeling I had. Finally I checked my Vitamin D level …

There Are No Roads in This Town, Just Waterways

Giethoorn, Holland is the kind of city that storybook scenes are made of. Here's why: There are no roads. Instead, the entire city is linked by a …

15 Places to Ski and Snowboard This Winter

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to reflect five additional selections for 2015. Our earlier selections are on the following page<p>Though our …

5 Healthy Eating Hacks for Guys Who Hate to Cook

These insanely easy meals and snacks are proof that eating well doesn’t have to be hard<p>Some guys love spending time in the kitchen. If you’re not one of them, that doesn’t mean you’re destined to grow pudgy on a diet of pizza and Ramen. Use these hacks to eat smart all day with minimal effort.<p>(Just …

The startup framework to validate your idea before you spend $1

“If your startup failed, it’s because it didn’t solve a tier 1 problem for a large enough audience — here’s how to never make that mistake …

Product Management

Market history is calling, and it's saying stock performance will be crappy for another ~10 years

If history is a guide, it's likely to stay weak for at least another 10 years.<p>Why?<p>Because stocks are still fantastically expensive relative to most of recorded history.<p>And in the past, when stocks have been this expensive — or close to this expensive — performance over the next decade has been …

Download Our Retro Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort Wallpaper

Are you loving the changes that Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort has undergone over the past few years, such as the lovely new lobby and the debut …

Facebook's virtual reality headset will cost more than $350, Oculus founder says

Back in May, Facebook-owned Oculus VR announced the Rift headset would arrive in the first quarter of 2016, but the company offered no details on pricing or retail availability. But thanks to a new interview with Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, we have a better idea of what to expect with regards to …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

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​8 mental habits the most successful people learn to break

That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs.<p>"Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes …

My 5-year study of rich and poor people found 4 types of habits that will keep you from getting rich

Your money habits can make you rich or put you in the poor house. According to a recent study by Brown University, in which nearly 50,000 families were surveyed, most of the habits we pick up in life come from our parents.<p>This includes money habits.<p>If your parents had bad money habits, it is likely …

Check Into a Life-Size Sand Castle in the Netherlands

<i>by Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy Zand Hotel<p><b>Just in time for the end of summer, two Dutch towns have abandoned sandcastles for actual hotels made of sand.</b><p>Seems like a kid's dream holiday: Two new hotels in northern Holland made of actual sandare now accepting reservations. You'll have to …

The Top 10 Most Relaxing Hot Springs in America

Photo: Matt Williams<p>With the crisp air of autumn, can you imagine a better way to spend the afternoon than relaxing in a hot springs pool surrounded by beautiful scenery? We can't either. Check out this list of America's most relaxing hot springs and prepare to unwind.<p>1. Rocky Canyon Hot Springs | …