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The Daily Routines of Geniuses

Juan Ponce de León spent his life searching for the fountain of youth. I have spent mine searching for the ideal daily routine. But as years of color-coded paper calendars have given way to cloud-based scheduling apps, routine has continued to elude me; each day is a new day, as unpredictable as a …

How To Solve A Rubik's Cube

<b>Step 1: White Cross</b> <br>You should be able to complete this step just by playing around with the cube. Make sure that the edges of the cross match the center squares on the adjacent sides.<p><b>Step 2: Finish First Layer</b><p><b>Step 3: Middle Layer</b> <br>You may need to move some middle layer edge pieces from the top …

Sewing

10 Ways to Become the Most Productive Person Around

Speaker and Maximum Performance Strategist. CEO of Matt Mayberry Enterprises<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever come across someone who just seemed to get so much done and was by far the most productive person you knew? Why can't you be that person?<p>Here are 10 …

Time Management

This iPhone-Sized Device Can Hack A Car, Researchers Plan To Demonstrate

Auto makers have long downplayed the threat of hacker attacks on their cars and trucks, arguing that their vehicles’ increasingly-networked systems are protected from rogue wireless intrusion. Now two researchers plan to show that a few minutes alone with a car and a tiny, cheap device can give …

How-to: Use Preview to put signatures on PDF’s, Pages Documents, and Mail messages

As we have written about in previous articles, Preview is a valuable tool in OS X that does not get a lot of press. In this article, we will review how you can use Preview to capture your signature using the iSight camera on a Mac, then use it in Pages documents, to sign PDF documents, and as an …

An Apple Geek’s International Travel Gear Guide

I’m traveling to Russia to cover the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. It’s going to be a thrilling, crazy experience. You’ll see some of my work here at Cult of Mac, among other places.<p>Here’s the gear I’ll be taking with me overseas:<p>Retina MacBook Pro<p>My 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (mid-2012) is my …

11 Tough Truths About Leadership That No One Talks About

The truth is, these highly successful people do stumble, worry, and doubt themselves, but they've also mastered reputation management and the way they're perceived.<p>"Great leaders know that every step they take, every decision they make, matters in the end," says author and public speaker Deirdre …

Leadership

Nudie Boards: Retro Style Handmade Skateboards | HiConsumption

Everything seemed simpler in the 70s; this was when all it took to amuse a teenage boy for a few hours was a Farrah Fawcett poster. UK-based Nudie …

Holiday Gift Guide: Scotch

When the weather turns cold and nasty, the spirit that we crave most is, naturally, Scotch. A dram of the warming and complex liquor is just the thing to fight a chill. (In case you forgot, winter officially starts on Saturday.)<p>And whisky also, of course, is the quintessential holiday gift for …

Trends

How successful people make themselves luckier

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you know why.<p>Unfortunately for some people, that second day never occurs. For lucky people, though, the second day—the day you know why—is often described as a personal epiphany. The most successful people have a clear …

Success

How to Build a Business Plan For Your Personal Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following is the sixth in the series "Personal Branding For A Better Life," in which marketing expert Jim Joseph applies big brand marketing lessons to help you build a successful personal brand.</i><p>If you were marketing a big brand for a …

Entrepreneurship

Five Necessities for the New Strobist

You’ve seen the light! Now you realize and value why off-camera lighting is so very important and all the creative benefits that can be had with …

FCC aims to fine five wireless carriers $14 million for Lifeline program violations

Government shutdown or not, the Federal Communications Commission announced a proposal to fine five cellular service providers a total of $14.4 million for violating the rules of its Lifeline phone subsidy program. In case your memory needs to be jogged, Lifeline allows economically disadvantaged …

Zuzka Light

Bodybuilding.com's 10 Highest-Rated Biceps Exercises

They may not be the biggest or the strongest muscle group in your body, but your biceps are arguably the best "show" muscles.<p>Functionally, the biceps …

Workouts

Is Your Company An Industry Leader?

Between work and your personal life, it may seem impossible to account for all of your opportunities for growth. There are the obvious differentiators, like developing a higher-quality product or being the cost leader in your area, but there are many other factors that contribute to your company …

Tobi Lutke - Founder & CEO of Shopify on future of retail

Michelada

1 Servings<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Lime wedge (for glass)<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt<p>1½ cups fresh lime juice<p>1 ounce tomato juice<p>½ ounce fresh orange juice<p>1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce<p>Hot sauce<p>Mexican lager (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Rub the rim of a pint glass with lime wedge and dip in salt; …

Creating A Solid Workout Routine For Men

It's time to conquer! The absolute guide to work out routines for men. From beginner to the experienced bodybuilder, discover movements and exercise …

Exercise

The 6 People You Need in Your Corner

Nothing incredible is accomplished alone. You need others to help you, and you need to help others. With the right team, you can form a web of connections to make the seemingly impossible practically inevitable.<p><b>The Instigator:</b><p>Someone who pushes you, who makes you think. Who motivates you to get up …

The Secrets Of The Six-Pack!

For far too long, we've been tricked into thinking that abdominal training has to be visually absurd in order to be effective. If you weren't on your …

Workouts

The Psychology of Storytelling

Storytelling

The Self-Mastery Secrets Of CEOs

We can only control what we control. That seemingly simple idea can yield big results.<p><i>“The hardest victory is the victory over self.”</i><br>– Aristotle<p>CEOs are different people than most, according to a recent survey of about 1,000 top leaders in the U.S. by John R. Graham, Campbell R. Harvey, and Manju …

Self-improvement

Unilateral Training: The Ab Solution You've Never Thought Of

If you're like most people, you have two more or less distinct strength training programs: one for your core, and one for everything else. The second …

Workouts

How to Find More Content Ideas than You'll Ever be Able to Create - Copyblogger

You’ve probably heard this writing advice before: content is king, write 500 words a day, and commit to a regular posting schedule.<p>It’s frustrating …

Peter Thiel