Otan Vargas

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9 Simple Ways to Improve Your Creativity

Picasso was approached in a train by a man: ”Hello, excuse me, sir, are you Picasso?“ and the conversation started from there.<p>At one point the man tells Picasso: “I don’t like your paintings.”<p>Picasso: ”How so?”<p>The man: ”You are not presenting the reality; your art is not real”<p>Picasso very …

The Secret Is The Sequence

<b>Songwriting:</b> Words or music first? Try starting with key phrases compiled ahead of time in a physical or digital notebook. Let your subconscious milk …

Learn how to boost your productivity quickly with GTD and Evernote

Among the many systems available for task and project management, the popular <b>GTD</b> <b>(Getting Things Done)</b> system by David Allen is my personal …

Productivity

The right has f***ked up minds: Meet the researcher who terrifies GOP Congress

His theory caused so much tumult that right-wingers pondered defunding the entire field. Here’s the latest<p>In the immediate aftermath of World War II, a wide range of thinkers, both secular and religious, struggled to make sense of the profound evil of war, particularly Nazi Germany and the …

A Handy Book to Start Your 2015: Philsophy and Travels

World Atlantis<p><b>2015</b> is knocking at our doors and we have to be sure to be ready to open the doors with an open mindset and high spirits. As Arianna Huffington wrote in her most recent book <i>Thrive</i>: "the third metric to redefining success and creating a life of well-being, wisdom and wonder" restoring …

7 of the World’s Most Epic Journeys By Rail

<i>It’s clear that we here at TPG are obsessed with flying, but many of us have a love affair with trains, as well. Traveling by train can feel like a</i> …

Leave Town and Spark Creativity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Once upon a time, traveling was something yearned for and desired. People had a strong passion and desire to explore the world, to meet new people, …

Traveling Troubadour: Mulatu Astatke

Riffing with <b>Ethiopia</b>’s jazz master in the 1970s, Ethiopian musician <b>Mulatu Astatke</b> made waves when he introduced a new style of music that layered jazz improvisation with Ethiopian folk rhythms and its traditional five-note scale. Now in his early 70s, the father of Ethio-jazz is still mixing things …

12 things to do in New York City before you die | CNN Travel

The 7 Biggest Travel Myths, Busted

Travel isn't always what it seems. Nor is the way we react to traveling. As hunter-gatherers turned tourists, we may be hardwired to eat, seek comfort, maybe even shop, but how long do we look at a famous attraction before we're supposed to move on?<p>I've written travel advice books, a survival guide …