Andee Brown

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How Real Is Reality?

Each day when you wake up, the world is, for the most part, unchanged from the day before.<p>The sun rises again in the east. Your underwear falls if you drop it. The water in the sink spirals down the drain like always. Just as important, your mattress won't turn into a sports car and you can't jump …

Quantum Mechanics

How Mobile Apps Are Transforming The Job Search

Yarden Tadmor Contributor<p>Yarden Tadmor is the founder and CEO of Switch.<p>Searching for a job is just like dating, banking or procrastinating on chores until someone else does them: It’s something we all have to do. So why shouldn’t the job search be the basis for mobile apps, like those other adult …

Employment

Tumbling Down the Rabbit Hole in My Freshmen Year at Duke

I came into Duke overwhelmed and excited, flying in, ready to go, in full freshman fashion. Three weeks into school I had nothing but positive things to say, raving about the "best friends" I had made, the parties during O week, the classes, the boys.<p>Three weeks into school I had been slathered in …

Scott Pruitt

MOSS--Ep.19

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The Money Spent Selling Sugar to Americans Is Staggering

Why do we eat what we eat? Three experts attempt to answer.<p>There are new Pop Tarts, and they are Limited Edition. I know this because it says “Limited Edition” in bold red lettering inside a yellow banner that circumscribes the box. For an unspecified but finite amount of time only, Pop Tarts are …

Selling

'I've never felt more isolated': The man who sold Minecraft to Microsoft for $2.5 billion reveals the empty side of success

Sklathill / Flickr<p>It's the dream of many a startup founder: Make something people love and wind up wildly rich, selling the company for billions.<p>But after you do that, what comes next? It could be a sense of hopeless isolation.<p>So says Minecraft founder Markus Persson (aka "Notch") in a strangely …

Minecraft

What Every Successful Person Knows, But Never Says

Ira Glass is the host and executive producer of the popular National Public Radio show, <i>This American Life.</i><p>Each week, <i>This American Life</i> is broadcast to more than 1.7 million listeners across 500 different radio stations. For Glass, who is featured in almost every episode, the show has led to a wide …

Ira Glass

The Economics of Tidying Up

Months after publication, Japanese home-organization guru Marie Kondo's book about de-cluttering has reached peak interest. Behavioral science may explain the appeal.<p>“In this book, I have summed up how to put your space in order in a way that will change your life forever.”<p>This is the ambitious …

Minimalism

Fast Fashion and the Capsule Wardrobe

If you read a fair amount of lifestyle blogs or fashion blogs, you've probably come across the "capsule wardrobe." While this might feel like a very modern, minimalist response to consumerism and fast fashion, the concept of the capsule wardrobe dates back to the 1970s.<p>For those of you new to the …

The 12 Most Annoying Thick Hair Problems (And Fixes!)

Our fine-haired sisters think we've got it easy just because we can do a doughnut bun without wearing a sock on our head, but having a mess of hair is sometimes, well, a mess. Here, finally, the solutions to the biggest thick-hair problems -- except for clogging up your drain. Alas, we can't help …

Hair
Travel

Not Drinking -- The Superpower

A few years ago, my wife, Kia Miller, led a yoga retreat for about 30 people in Costa Rica. Six of us there were in recovery from addiction. Within a day, we kind of discovered each other, as we often do. It usually happens through certain telltale words and phrases that we have come to use as a …

Drug Addiction

Attention: A Muscle to Strengthen

A doctor's recommendations for mental health evoke more philosophy than biology.<p>"Today is Thursday, the day of Meaning."<p>That's the message at the very top of the page. And from there down, almost everything about Amit Sood's website, stressfree.org, is couched in the self-help jargon that …

Mindfulness

Yin yoga: be part of the yin crowd

Forget fast-paced ashtanga or sweaty Bikram – slow, simple yin yoga is the class to choose if you want to calm the mind and stretch the body. Just make sure you wear some warm clothes<p>The benefits attributed to yoga – increased flexibility and strength, more energy and better posture – should be …

Yoga

The Evidence That Consciousness Creates Reality: Welcome To The Matrix

Does consciousness create the material world? Before we answer this question, it’s important to first go into what the material world is actually …

A Grey Loop

It feels like such a long time ago that I knitted this for my daughter.<p>In fact it was only in March, but time has been a funny thing this past year, …

17 Essential Items Every Guy Should Own

We know that many men find shopping challenging, which is why we've whipped up clothing guides for everything from pants to suits to shoes to shorts (yes, we're OK with guys wearing shorts -- sometimes). But at the end of the day, it's easiest to just have a simple, go-to list: What does a guy need …

Four Games to Make You Happier, Healthier Now

<b>Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.</b><p>Video games can do so much more than entertain -- they can open players' minds to new ideas, establish new positive habits, and even help us heal. Recent studies have shown that games can …

TED Talks

Uncommon Wisdom About Your Body, Lifestyle and Spiritual Awareness

<i>Photo Credit: istockphoto.com</i><p><i>"When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously." -- Norman Vincent Peale</i><p>Empowerment.<p>It's what I'm all about. It's the name of my company. It's what I teach in both my Huna and NLP trainings. My mission …

Supercomputers

What is Meditation and How It Affects Our Brains

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed to be so vague …

Closet Organization - Cleaning, Declutter Tips,

Before & After: Reclaimed & Recycled Kitchen Redo

Kami wanted to redo her Portland bungalow's blah kitchen on a budget by using mostly reused or recycled materials.<p>What a cozy kitchen!<p>When all was …

Storage Ideas