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Turn Junk Windows Into Stunning Home Additions With These 16 Brilliant DIY Ideas

Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.<p>It is that time of the year …

Love him or hate him, Tiger Woods made a lot of you watch the Wyndham

For those of you that hate watching Tiger Woods, the inside advice to get the media to stop writing so darn much about him was simple: stop clicking …

Mindful Recovery: How to Add Meditation to Your Routine

<b>Zhan zhuang, or standing meditation exercise, has been used as a method of relaxation and health cultivation for thousands of years.</b> The earliest …

10 Success Books That People In Their Thirties Should Read

Your twenties are behind you. You have a job and responsibilities, but you know there’s more to life.<p>You’re looking for inspiration for that next …

Self-improvement

Lake Bell Tells Us What It's Like to Shoot a Threesome

The lovely actress talks about her, uh, stunt work in Wet Hot American Summer and the new movie No Escape.<p>Midway through our interview, Lake Bell hurls a Tic-tac-toe game piece across the room. When we finish talking, she fetches it and says, "Let me just grab this small cock ring." That pretty …

Here's Why The Eight-Hour Workday Is An Outdated Concept

It’s a depressing adage we’ve all heard time and time again: <i>An increase in technology does not necessarily translate to an increase in …

Economics

How I made money when the Dow lost 1,000 points

When Ryan Cutter woke up today, he was focused on getting to the gym and gearing up for his first day of business school.<p>Then he checked the stock market.<p>"I just looked at it and thought, 'Everything is on sale today,'" Cutter told CNNMoney.<p>The Dow plunged over 1,000 points shortly after the …

With $1M In Funding, VC Database CB Insights Launches A Data Tool For Salespeople

Many of you probably know CB Insights as the venture capital database that puts out reports about trends like the on-demand economy and compiles lists of unicorn startups. Today, the company is expanding far beyond the venture world with the launch of CB Insights For Sales, a product that puts its …

Customers

Tech Founders Share Plans for Surviving the Bubble Burst

How screwed are you if the frothy tech market turns sour?<p>Is this the end of the glorious tech market bull run?<p>There are as many answers as people to ask. But that’s the question on everyone’s mind since last week’s China-induced market meltdown that hammered tech stocks, which continued Monday …

Startups

Enlightenment Is Not What It’s Cracked Up To Be

Ever wondered what an enlightened person looks like? Probably not what you’ve imagined.<p>Having gone through rigorous Zen training myself, which left …

How Travel Makes Us Richer

After many years of dreaming about it, my daughter and I finally took a summer trip to Europe. For months, this trip was all I could think about. Along with trying to stuff as many things as possible into a tiny suitcase, I tried to cram as many cities and events into our schedule as possible. At …

Wyndham Championship was good snapshot of Tiger Woods' last act

Tiger Woods finished in the top 10 at the Wyndham Championship. That's going to be who he is for the next 5-10 years.<p>It's taken a good long time, but …

How We Speak Reveals What We Think, with Steven Pinker

My name is Steve Pinker, and I’m Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. And today I’m going to speak to you about language. I’m actually not …

Let's Write About Sex, Baby

Every year the <i>Literary Review</i> sponsors the Bad Sex in Fiction Award. This definitely dubious honor acknowledges the worst sex scenes published the previous year. The "winner's circle," consisting of such literary powerhouses as Normal Mailer and Tom Wolfe, suggests just how difficult the challenge …

Creative Writing

What Mindfulness App Is Right for You?

How do you figure out which mindfulness app is right for you? There are over 500 mindfulness apps available. But now, it'll be a little bit easier to …

Mindfulness

Beachbody on Demand

Shelf-size stereo delivers massive sound from a tiny footprint

Now that we’re in the era of the portable Bluetooth speaker, it’s hard to justify spending money on a stereo that just sits on a shelf at home.<p>That perception is exactly what this tiny stereo system from German audio giant Thonet and Vander aims to fight, though. The Rätsel brings old-school stereo …

Audiophile

10 Things Happy People Do Before Lying In Bed Every Night

Everyone has something they’d like to change. The desire for self-improvement and progression is innate. It is in our DNA.<p>Unfortunately, when it …

Will Power

HEALING WITH INTENTION – INTENTION IS MEDITATION

<i>Startling Scientific discoveries about the Power of Thoughts and Intentions..!!!</i><p>“You can “HEAL” any Disease..!!! “SEE” it to “BELIEVE” it..!!!<p>Healing …

Oddly, women are more likely to end a marriage

Women are more likely than men to end a marriage—that's something that's already been established. But a new study casts that fact in a rather odd light.<p>Researchers had thought that was the case with divorce because that's the case in general. Not so. "The only prior research that had been done on …

The Best Social Media Management Tool for Smart Business Owners

Social MediaThe Best Social Media Management Tool for Smart Business OwnersFor the business owner who wants to leverage social media, the days of …

Social Media

Would a Basic Income Increase National Happiness?

What if we arranged for you to get an extra five-hundred dollars every month? [1] You wouldn’t have to do anything to get it. You could spend the …

Income Inequality

7 Reasons Buying a Home Now Is a Smart Move

Even though home prices have gotten higher, it may still be an opportune time to buy.<p>Home prices are up about 30% since bottoming in early 2012, but …

Things that are holding entrepreneurs back from success

‘Why am I not successful? Why is it not happening for me? Why is my life all messed up?’ Do these questions haunt you every day? Are these the …

Conscious Media

This Is How the Fear of Death Changes You

Sheldon Solomon, Jeff Greenberg and Tom Pyszczynski, <i>The Worm at the Core: On the Role of Death in Life</i> (New York: Random House, 2015), 288 pp., …

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9 Powerful Life Lessons From Studying With A Monk - The Open Mind

by Robert Piper,<p>When I was 18 years old, I suffered from anxiety and stomach problems. A compassionate physician and practicing Buddhist referred me …