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Jack London on the Life That Lives | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below is taken from the beginning of the preface to Jack London’s book,</i> The Cruise of the Snark<i>, a non-fiction work which</i> …

On Seeing Greenland

The body at rest.<p>Somewhere near the back of a very large airplane, I had a window seat, flying from Amsterdam to Minneapolis. We had finished the first meal, the second glass of wine. Most of the seatback video screens glowed a new movie. Cartoons. Action. Romance. A few showed games or lists of …

If you manage your time terribly, you’ll get more done

I’m terrible at doing what people tell me I should do, but I still get things done. I’m not sure why this is, but here is my best guess:<p><b>I manage my desires more than my time.</b><p>In high school, I never seemed to find time to do homework I didn’t want to do. It got so bad that in 1969 my high school …

Time Management

Vertigo

Zapowiada się kolejny bardzo gorący dzień! Uważajcie na siebie! I oczywiście na swój sprzęt ;)

View from the Google Offices in Downtown Tokyo

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

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Being a Foreign Service Officer Became Much, Much Harder After 9/11

The recent death of Anne Smedinghoff revealed the challenges diplomats face as they aim to rebuild countries where militants are actively trying to kill them.<p>Anne Smedinghoff, the 25-year-old diplomat killed in Afghanistan over the weekend, joined the Foreign Service straight out of college and …

Realistic Urban Landscape Paintings of Chicago and New York by Nathan Walsh | Colossal

<p>Many painters working from photographic source material employ a wide variety of techniques to arrive at a final image. This will involve anything …

Traveling on the Threshold

They say that it's more fun to go 60 mph in a car built for 40 than to go 100 mph in a car built for 300. If you've ever driven fast in a slow car, or slow in a fast car, you know this is true.<p>I think this is why: the thrill from driving fast isn't really about speed. It about experiencing a …

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These glasses

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The Big Roundtable Rethinks The Editorial Model For Long-Form Journalism, Hits Its Kickstarter Goal

Michael Shapiro isn’t the sort of person I’d expect to circumvent the gatekeepers of traditional journalism. He’s a professor at the Columbia School of Journalism, and he said he’s been published in The New Yorker, Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, and Sports Illustrated — in other words, he …

The Life of Jack London — #4: Pacific Voyage | The Art of Manliness

<i>This article is part of a series that studies the life of Jack London, and especially his display of the Ancient Greek concept of thumos.</i><p>On January …

David Stockman Is Outraged — And A Lot Of Powerful People Won't Like What's In His New Book

We talked about the macro/micro issues at length — Stockman knows the numbers and the history. He has an interesting perspective on the global economic scene. I thought about the meeting later. I concluded that Stockman was not just passionate about the state of affairs — he was out-raged. I …

Interactive Painting

The First Paintings Of 14 Famous Artists

Before they hit the Louvre, they were just like us. Okay, except they painted brilliant works of art.

The Wonderful World Of Whisky Art

Ernie Button was putting a Scotch glass left out overnight into the dishwasher when he noticed something — a white, chalky film on the bottom of the glass. He held it up to the light and, upon closer inspection, could see a series of fine, lacy lines running along the inside of the glass.<p>As a …

From the archive, 1959: the simple austerity of a 1950s airport - Essendon Airport's departure lounge. Yesterday's answer (Bourke Street): 1963 (corrected)