Sean Kalapp

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4 steps to becoming a powerhouse public speaker

Want to expand your reach as a leader? Deloitte partner Jennifer Knickerbocker has a tip for you: Become a more confident public speaker.<p>As you move …

Public Speaking

10 small habits that have a huge return on life

Over the years, I’ve adopted many different “positive” habits.<p>To me, a habit is positive when it improves the quality of my life. A lot has been …

Brush up on your presentation skills with these great tips

Whether you have to go to a conference to spread your company’s message or showcase ideas internally, these tips could help you elevate your …

Public Speaking

How to Become a Master Speaker and Presenter

Public speaking is one of the most important tools, no matter what your career is.<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>I don’t know if you know this, but I used to be terrified of speaking. I couldn’t get up in front of my class to give presentations. I was even scared to read in front of a …

Public Speaking

The 7 Most Nutrient Dense Foods on The Planet

Not all food is made the same, and there are many myths about different foods.<p>While some foods are incredibly high in nutrients, others are just …

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Juiced Bikes’ new retro electric bicycle goes faster and farther for less money

There’s a new trend in the out-of-the-box electric bicycle design world: minibike styled retro e-bikes. A couple of years ago, Lithium Cycles debuted their Super 73 e-bike with a design that harkens back to something between an old 1980’s minibike and a Honda Ruckus. Unimoke then followed up with a …

10 of the best places in the US for stargazing

You don't need to spend big bucks to see incredible views of the stars. All you really have to do is get away from civilization and visit one of the …

NASA Just Revealed Stunning Close-Up Shots Of Jupiter, And They Are Astounding

Juno allows us a mind-bending glimpse into Jupiter's chaotic weather in its northern hemisphere, including its 'Giant White Spot.'<p>NASA just gave us …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Interview: Inside the Surreal Creative Mind of Greg “Craola” Simkins

Prolific artist Greg “Craola” Simkins presents a new series of surreal work in his solo exhibition <i>The Escape Artist</i>. The native Californian has a long career that has seen him move from graffiti artist to video game designer to full-time fine artist, while still maintaining a presence on the …

Creativity

The 15-minute Kettlebell Workout for Busy Guys

Kettlebells are the perfect tool for a 15-minute, busy-guy workout. After all, kettlebells look like something your kids might have left lying around …

Workouts

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader or colleague with the capacity to verbally praise, encourage, and motivate others.<p>I said <i>verbally</i> -- a lost art in the digital …

Employment

The three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Curtiss Motorcycles unveils Zeus, a crazy powerful dual motor electric motorcycle

Curtiss Motorcycles presented its new dual motor Zeus electric motorcycle concept for the first time publicly this week at the 2018 Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, California. In addition to winning the attention of the thousands in attendance at the 10th annual meet, the powerful electric …

Motorcycles

Here's how we know the Big Bang happened

At 13.8 billion years ago, our entire observable universe was the size of a peach and had a temperature of over a trillion degrees.<p>That's a pretty simple, but very bold statement to make, and it's not a statement that's made lightly or easily. Indeed, even a hundred years ago, it would've sounded …

Honda Monkey Bike returns - with ABS!

Honda announced it was dropping the 50cc Monkey Bike last year, but they now have a modern version with more than double the engine capacity, five …

How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

DNS Server

The Revolutionary Giant Ocean Cleanup Machine Is About To Set Sail

Boyan Slat dropped out of school to work on his design for a device that could collect the trillions of pieces of plastic floating in the ocean. After years of work, it’s ready to take its first voyage.<p>On a Wednesday afternoon in a sprawling lot on a former naval air station in Alameda, California, …

One of the greatest mysteries surrounding Prince has been solved

When the public was informed of Prince’s untimely death, people immediately took to sharing videos of their favorite live performances to showcase …

Watch the formation of the universe and Earth in this cool time-lapse video

Each second represents 22 million years<p>In the grand cosmic scale, humanity and our tiny home in the universe are absolutely inconsequential. In a neat time-lapse video from John Boswell, you can watch the formation and growth of the universe from the big bang to now.<p>Boswell, aka melodysheep, has …

9 words and phrases that make any professional look weak

<i>Hey, I’m not sure if you have the time right now, but it would be great if you can read my latest column. Is that OK?</i><p>…said the weakest communicator …

Business

Creative's new Super X-Fi audio tech is frigging mind-blowing

When Creative called me up to ask if I was interested in hearing something incredible, I was skeptical but curious.<p>After all, this was Creative we were talking about, the creator of the SoundBlaster, the default standard for audio in PCs in the '90s and early '00s, but the company as a whole hadn't …

What an ayahuasca retreat showed me about my life - Vox

What the psychedelic drug ayahuasca showed me about my life.<p>When I finally puked on the fourth night, I felt an odd sense of pride.<p>Inside the loud, stuffy ceremony room, people were laughing, crying, chanting, gyrating, and, yes, vomiting, around me. When my time finally comes, I think: Just aim …

Costa Rica

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

How To Live A Happier Life, According To Happify's "The Science Of Happiness" Chart

Attention all: The key to absolute happiness has been uncovered and — surprise! — it’s on the internet (sort of). No, the key cannot be found on …

How to Do Nothing So You End Up Doing Something

Love doing nothing but can’t stand having to think about your nothingness (aka mindfulness)? Well, have I got a concept for you: It’s called <i>niksen</i>, …

Top 10 Free Graphic Design Software and Online Tools for Beginners

Graphic Design Software are infamous for being pricey and if you are just beginning your career as a Graphic Designer or are looking for casual …

Here's The Trick To Making Brussels Sprouts Taste Amazing

One secret ingredient changes everything.<p>I even asked him if he could taste any ingredient he didn't like and he had absolutely no idea what I was talking about.<p>Servings: 4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 pound small to medium Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved<p>4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided<p>4 teaspoons …

Recipes

20 essential Windows keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Let your fingertips fly.<p>Compared to reaching for the mouse or navigating a menu, a single keyboard shortcut shaves a moment off your task. This might not seem like much, but add up all those saved moments over a week or a month, and you're gaining a substantial chunk of time. That's why it's …

Apps