Avin HannahSmith

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10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

This Is The Mindset You Need To Succeed 10X or 100X In Life (And It's The Opposite Of Convention)

When two people come together who are living in their "unique ability," they can go 100X bigger in their goals.<p><b>"</b><b>Being a giver is not good for a 100-</b><b>yard</b><b>dash</b><b>, but it's valuable in a marathon.</b><b>"</b><b>--</b> Adam Grant<p>Many people are TAKERS, especially those who desperately want success.<p>They engage in …

The insect that painted Europe red

Truly vibrant red was elusive for many years: until a mysterious dye was discovered in Mexico. Devon Van Houten Maldonado reveals how a crushed bug became a sign of wealth and status.<p>Although scarlet is the colour of sin in the Old Testament, the ancient world’s elite was thirsty for red, a symbol …

Mexico City

The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Give Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

Think about someone who made you believe in yourself -- someone who saw more in you than you believed was possible.<p>How did they inspire you to stop settling and start reaching for what is possible?<p>They <i>gave.</i> They gave generously. They gave selflessly. And they didn't expect anything in return. …

Self-esteem

How to actually remove pesticides from your fruit

Assuming that you should be worried about them in the first place.<p>There’s a lot to worry about when it comes to food—or rather, there’s a lot that people <i>want</i> you to worry about. Every mommy blogger and natural living life coach with a URL to their name is bursting with helpful tips on how to rid …

Water

Taking a knee: NFL as a platform for race politics

The Listening Post examines the NFL anthem protests and the relationship between the league and the Pentagon.<p>When Colin Kaepernick, quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, took a knee in protest last year, sport fans, the media, and Americans in general, did not quite know what to make of it.<p>Black …

Foreign Policy

Remembering Basquiat through stories from those who knew him

Jean-Michel Basquiat joined the 27 Club on August 12, 1988. He died young, at the height of his success, breaking through boundaries that had marginalised countless African-American artists their rightful place in museums, galleries, and history books. With the $110.5 million sale of his painting …

The Guggenheim Museum Shares Over 200 Free Art Books Through the Internet Archive | Colossal

<p>Over the last few years, the Guggenheim Museum has slowly released an impressive library of modern and historic art books in collaboration with the …

The Neuroscience of Drumming: Researchers Discover the Secrets of Drumming & The Human Brain

An old musician’s joke goes “there are three kinds of drummers in the world—those who can count and those who can’t.” But perhaps there is an even …

MoMA Curator Laura Hoptman on How to Tell a Good Painting From a “Bogus” Painting

When the influential <b>Museum of Modern Art</b> curator <b>Laura Hoptman</b> claims that she’s “a painting person,” it's no joke. A veteran organizer of …

Art

3tags.org

50 Shades of Purple: Stunning paintings of roller derby butts and their bruises!

<i>“I Got a Really Beautiful Bruise on My Bum, Do You Want To See a Pic? It Has 12 Colours And Is the Size of My Head!,” 2015</i> <br>Despite the kitschy …

Art

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Paleontology