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17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Motivation

Five Instagram Marketing Tactics That Build Your Brand And Generate Sales

Along with hunger, fear and love, visual stimulation is deeply embedded in the human experience. Ninety percent of all information is transmitted visually, with the human brain processing an entire image after viewing it for as little as 13 milliseconds. Social media platforms have tapped into this …

Marketing

Yamaha YZF-R1 By Lazareth

Originally customized a decade ago for use in the Vin Diesel sci-fi flop, <i>Babylon A.D,</i> this bike has one hell of a story to tell. Though the movie was …

Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

Welcome to the Dark Net, a Wilderness Where Invisible World Wars Are Fought and Hackers Roam Free

Through the eyes of a master hacker turned security expert, William Langewiesche chronicles the rise of the Dark Net—where weapons, drugs, and information are bought, sold, and hacked—and learns how high the stakes have really become.<p>I. The Back Door<p>His name is not Opsec, but I will call him that …

The Psychology of Customer Decision-Making

Ever wonder about the process of customer decision-making?<p>Or, why you should care?<p>In today’s post, we’ll discuss the psychology of customer …

You’ve been charging your smartphone wrong

Yes, we know. Our smartphone batteries are bad because they barely last a day.<p>But it’s partially our fault because we’ve been charging them wrong this whole time.<p>Many of us have an ingrained notion that charging our smartphones in small bursts will cause long-term damage to their batteries, and …

Reporting under duress: Journalists in India work amid increasing danger

Two bullets hit Rajdeo Ranjan. One hit his forehead and the other, his neck. He was shot from close range by assailants on a motorcycle, the police …

How to Be a Creative Genius

What Picasso, King, and Einstein have to teach entrepreneurs<p>Creativity isn't some esoteric quality that only the Bob Marleys and Salvador Dalís of the world possess -- it's a learnable, trainable skill that can be honed into a process. Once you have the process down, you can use it to solve …

Creativity

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Short-Term Memory

My Short Brilliant Zen Buddhist Career

With her stern, delicately feminine features, her freshly shaven head, and her immaculate dove-gray robe, Gesshin Prabhasa Dharma Roshi cut a …

Meditation

US Army and Marine Corps PowerWalk into wearable battery trials

The PowerWalk features a gearbox that mechanically converts the knee's rotation speed into a higher speed that is more efficient for the onboard …

Researchers created a robotic hand that is eerily human-like and can learn on its own

Typing out an email or setting up a pot of coffee are things we can do bleary eyed in the morning, but the movements our hands have to make to complete such tasks are truly complex, human skills.<p>That's why for robots to advance to the point where they can take care of our elderly or help clean our …

Isaac Newton Once Tried To Invent His Own Language

The great 17th century physicist Isaac Newton is known for many things. There’s his laws of motion and theory of gravity. Plus, the dude invented …

Language

12 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started My Own Company

You have to trick yourself into thinking that you will succeed, no matter the odds.<p><b>1. There's never a "good time" to start your business.</b> Quitting a comfortable job to start a new company is a leap of faith, regardless of whether you have funding, an investor, or great mentorship. We had this idea …

Nintendo, please don't stop this amazing, unlicensed 'Star Fox cartoon

Imagine if <i>Star Fox</i> met classic action cartoons like <i>G-Force</i> and hand-drawn greatness from animators like Don Bluth.<p>That's the premise of <i>A Fox in …

1 Question Is All You Need to Judge Someone's Personality

This research-backed shortcut can give you an instant sense of someone's character.<p>If you want to better understand someone's personality, there's no shortage of options. Psychologists have developed various checklists and inventories to evaluate everything from whether someone is a card-carrying …

Psychology

8 Ways To Start Exploring Tantric Sex (Or Take Your Practice To A Deeper Level)

"Tantra is not about the sacredness of sex, but about the sacredness of everything, including sex." -Rashmi Tantra<p>So, maybe you're intrigued by the …

Web Design Process — Ultimate Guide to Designing Websites Pt1

Imagine having a golden touch. Imagine that every website you will create will be excellent. Professional web design process is the key for obtaining …

Gostan - Klanga (De Hofnar Remix)

Top 10 Photoshop Plugins for Web Designers in 2016

Photoshop wasn’t created as a web design tool, but no one bothered telling us web designers that. Luckily, here are 10 plugins to <b>make Photoshop do to</b> …

A computer has made a Rembrandt painting and it's perfect

Rembrandt may have died in 1669 but his artistic legacy lives on thanks in part to a new piece of work created with computer data, instead of the artist’s hands.<p>Revealed in the Netherlands, ‘The Next Rembrandt‘ is the result of an 18-month project undertaken by a group of art historians, along with …

Art

In the Future, We Will Photograph Everything and Look at Nothing

“Today everything exists to end in a photograph,” Susan Sontag wrote in her seminal 1977 book “On Photography.” This was something I thought about when I recently read that Google was making its one-hundred-and-forty-nine-dollar photo-editing suite, the Google Nik Collection, free. This …

8 Senior Style Muses You Need to Follow Now

Who says social media is all about tweens? In spite of its prevalence with millennials, the Internet has no age limit: Some of the most thoughtful and fascinating accounts on Instagram, Snapchat, and Vine are those dedicated to women over the age of 60. Whether they’re the personal pages of grande …

3 Skills That Are Critical to Success

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

Sculptor Carves Ornate Architecture Interiors into Small Blocks of Marble and Stone

Matthew Simmonds is a Copenhagen-based artist who carves miniature basilicas, rotundas, pillars, and passages from marble and stone. We first discovered his stunning craftsmanship in 2014 and took note of his masterful art–a combination of the skills he acquired as a professional carver and his …

Study Shows How LSD Mimics Infant's Mind as Ego Dissolves

A groundbreaking series of experiments show how LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) alters the operation of the brain. Scientists gave LSD to 20 healthy …

Research backs up the instinct that walking improves creativity

For centuries, great thinkers have instinctively stepped out the door and begun walking, or at the very least pacing, when they needed to boost creativity. Charles Dickens routinely walked for 30 miles a day, while the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche declared, “All truly great thoughts are …

Creativity

Here are three African street artists you should know

A mural for the Itinerrance Gallery's 2013 Djerbahood open-air museum project in the village of Erriadh, Djerba, Tunisia.<p>Credit:<p>Photo courtesy of …

Prank caller tricks Burger King workers into smashing windows | Reuters

(Reuters) - Several employees of a Burger King fast-food outlet in Minnesota were persuaded by a prank caller posing as a fire official to smash the restaurant’s windows, convinced that rising gas pressure was threatening to cause an explosion, police said Saturday.<p>Police in the Minneapolis suburb …