Michael routliffe

69 Flips | 1 Magazine | 7 Likes | 1 Following | @Michaelrout1hh3 | Keep up with Michael routliffe on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Michael routliffe”

How to Reflect on Your Year in an Actually Useful Way

Maybe this year was shiny, bright, and amazing. Maybe it was 12 months you’d rather forget. But as the New Year hovers just around the corner, …

5 Productivity Tips I Learned From Uber and Other Silicon Valley Superstars

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I once asked Mitch Kapor how he stayed productive. The tech veteran smiled and showed me an elaborate Microsoft Word document he used to keep track of all the people, places and projects in his life with keyboard shortcuts to move …

10 Tiny Towns For A Cozy, Low-Key Vacation

<i>This post was originally published on November 20, 2015.</i><br>Big cities may get most of the attention, but America's small towns have so much to offer …

We Already Know How To Build a Time Machine—In Theory

<i>New Scientist</i>’s fledgling Explanimator series on YouTube has already explored the burning questions of how many friends you can have, and when you …

Hammer Films

Features To Quatermass and Beyond The Impact of Sci-Fi's Unlikely Hero<p>Features Yeti Persisted The Cinematic Legacy of the Abominable Snowman<p>Features …

Build The James Bond Body

James Bond

I Have Watched 'The Expanse' and So Should You

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>I’ve watched the first episode of Syfy’s upcoming adaptation of <i>The Expanse</i> series of books (it was an unfinished cut, but …

Time-Management Tips from 8 Self-Made Billionaires | Inc.com

When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 entrepreneurs. The book was an easy read; it didn't disappoint.<p>What stood out to me in particular were these …

Time Management

The One Thing Nobody Wants to Admit About the U.S. and Canada

We're all thinking it, anyway.<p>Canadians and Americans like each other, and it's strange. Usually familiarity breeds contempt between nations. Think of the English relationship to the French, or the French relationship to the Germans, or the German relationship to the Poles, or the Polish …

Canada

The 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Must Read Before You Die, According to Amazon

Assembling the list of the most essential science fiction and fantasy books is a huge undertaking, but Amazon has tackled it. And their list is not …

5 Simple Tricks to Create a Problem-Free Life

From my childhood days till today, my habit has been of <i>“Complicating things, before simplifying them.”</i> Which means that I hardly prefer to accept …

Motivation

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

Psychology

11 Beliefs Ultra-Productive Entrepreneurs Share About Time Management And Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working with business owners in many different industries over the years, I’ve noticed that the most effective ones share certain beliefs about productivity. I’m not talking about clichés like, “Time is the most precious resource” or, …

Mark Twain’s Rules for Good Writing

<b>Mark Twain’s 18 rules for writing – part of his response to the fiction of James Fenimore Cooper</b><p>Mark Twain (1835-1910) is the writer who once …

Literature

25 Websites Other Than Social Media To Upgrade Your Life

Have you been spending too much of your time on social media recently? Is that making much of your internet usage wasteful? Social media can be so …

Learning

5 Dystopian Books That Will Really Make You Fear the Future

Dystopian fiction is everywhere lately, especially with books-turned-movie-franchises like <i>Hunger Games</i>, <i>Maze Runner</i>, and <i>Ender’s Game,</i> but sometimes it …

10 Social Blunders to Stop Making by 30

There are things we get away with in our 20s — like dancing on bar tops and bingeing on 4:00 a.m. pizza (or maybe that was just me) — that just …

Frugal Living

The 5 Most Romantic Road Trips

When my now-husband and I were 16, our favorite date was to hop in his GTO and hit the road, setting out to see what there was to see. While …

Hiking

This concept from Zen Buddhism will help you let go of beliefs that are holding you back

A buddhist statue. Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri<p>I played baseball for 17 years of my life. During that time, I had many different coaches and I began to notice repeating patterns among them. <br>Coaches tend to come up through a certain system. New coaches will often land their first job as an assistant …

‘Boldly Go’ On A Binge Watch With These Sci Fi Shows That Can Be Found On Netflix

For the Netflix lovers of the world there are, as always, an overwhelming amount of TV shows to choose from. Superheroes may be dominating the pop-culture zeitgeist of today, but science fiction is the genre that will never truly goes out of style and which, itself, laid the groundwork for today’s …

How is Canada perceived around the world? We asked some expats

The Montreal Gazette reached out to Canadians living outside of the country through the Canadian Expat Association to ask how they think Canada is …

Canada

The Best 6 Camping Places In The US That You Shouldn't Miss

We call it America the beautiful for a reason. These 6 places are loaded with scenery and wildlife. Look no further for your next camping trip …

United States

13 Books That Will Make You Believe In Ghosts

Don't read these true-life ghost stories in the dark. You've been warned.

Books

Things the ‘Star Wars’ Prequel Trilogy Actually Did Right

After the monstrous hype that preceded the 1999 release of <i>Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace</i>, the resulting film — and, ultimately, its …

There’s A Really Good Reason You Should Be Leaving Work On Time Every Day

You know when 5pm rolls around and your boss gives you “the eye” when you shut off your computer and waltz (or, you know, slouch off tiredly) out the door? Next time that happens, you can tell them something really important: workers who stay late are less likely to be productive. Just sitting at …

19 Stunning Photos of National Parks in the Fall

Warning: These photos will inspire your next road trip.<p>There's no better place to witness the turning of the seasons than in our country's beautiful national parks. These bucolic spaces (and one parkway!) may inspire you to grab your family, pack up the car, and take advantage all that autumn has …

The likeliest reasons why we haven’t contacted aliens are deeply unsettling

Even on the clearest, darkest night far from city lights, you can see only about 1% of the Milky Way galaxy's 100 billion to 400 billion stars.<p>Here's the real trip though: For every star in the Milky Way, there's a unique galaxy drifting through the universe, each with it's own billions of stars, …

17 bizarre productivity hacks from the world's greatest achievers

<b>Beethoven</b> started each day with a cup of coffee — and what coffee! He insisted on 60 beans per cup. Some of us try to be good by limiting our intake to under two cups a day — Beethoven seemed to know the exact caffeine amount for his top performance.<p><b>Benjamin Franklin</b> took an air bath each morning. …

Successful people do these things in the first 10 minutes at work

Here's how to start your workday the right way.Shutterstock<p>How you handle the first 10 minutes of your workday can largely determine how productive and effective you'll be the rest of the day.<p>"Getting off on the right foot isn't just important with relationships. It's important with the start of …

Productivity