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How Looking at the Worst Possible Idea Could Lead You to the Best One | Inc.com

All too often, those brainstorming or "ideation" sessions often blend into a blur of sameness, twists, and even less as participants struggle to top one another with a twist or a turn that's more often a feature or a function than it is a big, bold, disruptive idea. Volumes have been written on …

Creativity

15 movies you need to see that people agree are absolutely perfect

We've all been there. It's a Friday night and once again you're scrolling through Netflix or the television guide trying to find a good movie.<p>That's where movie fans come in to help. A while back, Reddit user VarrickCarter23 asked the /r/movies subreddit what films they would consider a perfect …

Mad Max

for-Wimps Workouts

<b>Over the years I have been asked many questions about my workouts:</b><p>“What is your go-to workout?”<br>• “If you could only do one workout what would it …

Workouts

5 Buddhist Philosophies That Are Hard To Practice But Will Pay Off Forever

Buddhism is such a powerful philosophy that differs to much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>Today, as I was browsing the ideas on Ideapod, I came …

Meditation

8 Ways to Be a Better Partner in 2017

A relationship takes two, but there's also a lot you can do on your end to make it successful. Taking the initiative to be a better partner can only have good results for both parties, and it will encourage your significant other to match your efforts. Even without the intention to make them follow …

Just In Time For Halloween! 31 Horror Movies Streaming This Month On Netflix!

Horror Movies

How to cope with a sexless marriage

Be honest, listen to each other properly and be patient – plus expert tips for bringing back intimacy<p><b>Pick your moment to talk.</b> There are all sorts of reasons people stop having sex – stress, illness, worry about performing, low libido, age, menopause and lack of body confidence. It’s easy to let …

Relationships

50 Books Every Man Should Read Once in His Life

We’re decently active readers here so we thought we’d compile and share a list of books we think every man should read at least once in his life. …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Die Hard

How to Flush Your Hot Water Heater | The Art of Manliness

When it comes to doing household chores, flushing your hot water heater is easy to overlook. I know I never thought about doing it until Jeremy …

Copycat Chipotle Chicken Recipe

<i>This copycat recipe for Chipotle chicken is spot-on, and arguably even better than the original! You will LOVE this marinade!</i><p>I’m back today with the …

Bedtime Rituals With Your Spouse You Need That Have Nothing to Do With Sex

Climbing into bed may signal to you that it's time to have sex. But our experts say there are a few other things you should work into your bedtime routine that will bond you even more.<p><b>1. End your day with gratitude.</b><p>If you worry you don't say thank you enough in your relationship, this ritual is for …

A Breakfast Smoothie the Kids Won't Even Know Is Healthy(!)

Our food director's trick for getting her kids to down fruit smoothies: give 'em a fancy name.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>If I offered you …

Breakfast

The 100 Best Infographics of the Last Decade

A well-designed infographic is a beautiful thing. Whether it’s visualizing a large amount of data or simply presenting information in a visual …

Volvo Is Taking Its Self-Driving Cars to China

Volvo has big plans for its fleet of autonomous cars—and it’s about to put them through a rather big test, too. The car manufacturer has announced …

Google's Self-Driving Cars Will Explore the Desert Roads of Arizona

Google has announced that it’s expanding its self-driving car tests to Phoenix, Arizona, in order to test how the cars handle high temperatures and …

Self-driving truck convoy completes its first major journey across Europe

EU-backed challenge sets the stage for more automation on Europe's roads<p>This morning, a fleet of self-driving trucks arrived in the Dutch port of Maasvlakte, completing a cross-continent journey that organizers say demonstrates the future of transport in Europe. The experiment is known as the …

Autonomous Cars

50 Food & Recipe Infographics for Food Lovers

People don’t cook anymore, which is a shame. It’s a lost art, more so for certain generations than others (let’s not point fingers here) but to not …

Infographics

Forget calorie counting — this is the real secret to weight loss

Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but everything you know about weight loss may be wrong.<p>In his new book, “The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets …

Nutrition

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

Happiness

Here's why the eight-hour workday doesn't work

The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual …

Time Management

The Best Documentaries on Netflix Right Now

We love documentaries. They educate us about the world we live in, help us empathize with the struggles and share in the triumphs of others, and …

Get A Flatter Tummy In 28 Days With 1 Exercise In ONLY 4 Minutes

Getting fit is a challenge for many of us. For some, binge-watching Netflix is the closest we've come to a marathon in years. Others spend hours and …

Workouts

Want to lose weight and gain muscle? Canadian study suggests the perfect formula

You’re hitting the gym, loading up on protein, and patiently waiting for your hard work to pay off. If you’re trying to lose weight and gain muscle …

Fitness

30 Websites That Will Pay You for Things You Already Do

You may not be interested in investing 40 hours a week into getting rich online, but you can still make money online in this digital age. You don’t …

Personal Finance

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

Self-improvement

18. Hearts Of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)

Without question, Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse is the definitive documentary about the making of a motion picture.<p>Forget about the …

Forget the Listicles: A Happy and Successful Relationship Depends On Just One Thing

Couples who describe their relationships as happy, healthy or successful don't just get lucky. Nor do they keep a mantra of all the things the listicles tell them to do or not do.<p><b>Partners in happy relationships share an intent to have a strong relationship and they follow through that intention</b> …

Relationships

Creamy Chocolate Avocado Smoothie

Last year around this time, I was severely ill and experiencing one of my worst Ulcerative Colitis flares to date. My body was rejecting any and all …