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Amazon handing out $5 credit to anyone who downloads one of these apps

You can never turn down free money, right? If you are looking to get a nice deal (free cash), Amazon is making it really easy to get $5 in credit to use towards “products sold by Amazon.com or digital content sold by Amazon Digital Services”.<p>So, how do you sign up? You pretty much just have to …

5 Psychological Principles of High Converting Websites

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>You know the feeling when you pour your heart and soul into a promising new A/B test, only to have it flop like an entrepreneur’s first startup?<p>I certainly do.<p>Last year, I ran all product and brand marketing for an edutech company. For the first few …

Stephen King’s Top 20 Rules for Writers

In one of my favorite Stephen King interviews, for <i>The Atlantic</i>, he talks at length about the vital importance of a good opening line. “There are all …

The Radical New Guard of Fitness

Today's fitness disrupters are a bit of a mixed bag. There's an ex-marathon champion, a multisport workout-video king, and a Silicon Valley insider, to name a few. The common thread: They're all getting a lot of attention, and they all have their own clear vision for the new future of fitness.<p>Steve …

Exploring Lake Tahoe’s Twilight Zone With the Super Falcon Submersible

Author: Jeffrey Marlow. Jeffrey Marlow Science<p>Date of Publication: 07.02.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:19 pm. 6:19 pm<p>As infamous nautical engineer Graham …

The Chris Gethard Show — Overcome Your Programming And Be A Better Man

When I was a freshman in high school, I made a series of battle plans along with my older brother and his friends that detailed how we’d take out our …

The Entrepreneurmobile and Our Top 10 Used Cars For Under $5,000

<i>“When it comes down to it, at this point in my life if I have to choose car payment or plane tickets… I’m taking the tickets every time.” – podcast</i> …

The Best Apps for Any Kind of Writing

Writing is a very personal practice, and as a result you have a million writing-focused apps to choose from. From distraction-free apps that take up …

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Synanon's Sober Utopia: How a Drug Rehab Program Became a Violent Cult

In 1970, George Lucas needed dozens of actors with shaved heads for his sci-fi dystopian movie <i>THX 1138</i>. He had trouble filling the roles at first, …

The Truth About Google X: An Exclusive Look Behind The Secretive Lab’s Closed Doors

Space elevators, teleportation, hoverboards, and driverless cars: The top-secret Google X innovation lab opens up about what it does–and how it thinks.<p>Astro Teller is sharing a story about something bad. Or maybe it’s something good. At Google X, it’s sometimes hard to know the difference.<p>Teller is …

A Primer on Nootropics: Supplements to Boost Your Brain | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mans Denton.</i><p>For all the discussion about health and fitness, the primary driver of the human organism is …

New evidence linking fruit and vegetable consumption with lower mortality

Eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day reduces your risk of death at any point in time by 42 percent compared to eating less …

Secrets of the Fiction Writing Economy

There were 79 degree-granting programs in creative writing in 1975; today, there are 1,269! This explosion has created a huge source of financial …

How Defensible Is Your E-Commerce Business Model?

Having spoken in-depth to over 100+ e-commerce entrepreneurs on-air and privately, I’ve seen a multitude of business models that have annual revenues …

78-Year-Old Vegan Bodybuilder Shows The Benefits of a Vegan Diet

78-year-old Jim Morris, a vegan and a former bodybuilding champion, posed completely nude as Rodin’s iconic The Thinker statue to show off his still …

Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …

10 Things You Need to Give Up to Be an Entrepreneur

There was a nice post about being happy that was everywhere on Facebook last week. One of my favorite bloggers, Rob Walling, did a great job of …

It's Time to Take Mesh Networks Seriously (And Not Just for the Reasons You Think)

The internet is weak, yet we keep ignoring this fact. So we see the same thing over and over again, whether it’s because of natural disasters like …

Capturing images of bystanders by zooming in on pictures of corneas

In Identifiable Images of Bystanders Extracted from Corneal Reflections, British psychology researchers Rob Jenkins and Christie Kerr show that …

Why We Fail At The Things We Want To Accomplish (And What To Do About That)

<b>I caught myself giggling in the car yesterday morning.</b><p>I was on my way to work and listening to Howard Stern on satellite radio (it's one of my daily …

7 'digital nomads' explain how they live, work and travel

Feel miserable working in a cubicle or living in a boring town? The Internet has revolutionized the term ‘work’ today, bringing new opportunities and employment that didn’t exist until recently.<p>For many, the Internet is an opportunity to combine work and traveling the world. The term ‘digital …

Jony Ive’s Secret Coffee Ritual

Jony Ive and his elite design team at Apple are coffee snobs. And rightfully so.<p>Coffee is the fuel that drives their brainstorming sessions, which …

Modafinil reduces depression's severity when taken with antidepressants

A new study has concluded that taking the drug modafinil, typically used to treat sleep disorders, in combination with antidepressants reduces the …

Grip Strength Exercises: How to Develop a Strong Grip | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jedd Johnson.</i><p>In this day and age, we all know (or should know) how important it is to maintain a healthy …

The Power of Habit: Make & Break Habits with the Habit Loop | The Art of Manliness

For better or for worse, our habits shape us. A good habit is a strong ally in our journey to becoming the men we want to be, while a bad habit acts …