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Hustle is for amateurs (do these 8 things instead)

Some spastic guy on Youtube, eyes bulging, frantically swears hustle is the solution to all your problems.<p>“If hustle isn’t bringing you results, you …

Motivation

We Are All Getting Dumber, New Science Proves, and No One Is Sure Why

Are our terrible diets, bad schools, tech obsession, or even increasingly trashy media to blame?<p>Whatever incredibly dumb things humanity got up to in the 20th century (and there were, as you know, some doozies), we all had at least one thing to crow about: as measured by IQ tests humans were at …

10 foods nutritionists say they never eat

When it comes to role models for healthy eating, examples are few and far between.<p>Sure, you have that CrossFit-obsessed friend who somehow maintains …

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Get more from your Apple TV with these 7 tricks

Use Apple's black box like an expert<p>It might be hard to believe, but the Apple TV has now been with us for more than 10 years. In that time, it's gotten a lot smaller and a lot smarter—and it has a few tricks up its sleeve that you might not know about. Here are seven tips to improve your Apple TV …

Smart TV

How to Hack Your Car Stereo to Add Bluetooth, Create Mobile Tool Stands, Cast Concrete Using Balloons & More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Bluetooth Receiver for the Car</b><p>This is so cool! Laura Kampf's car isn't equipped with Bluetooth nor an auxiliary …

The 10 funniest Super Bowl ads of all time

Roughly a quarter of Americans watch the Super Bowl for the commercials alone, which come in basically two flavors: sentimental or silly.<p>Serious Super Bowl commercials can leave a lasting impression, like Ram’s “God made a farmer” commercial or Chrysler’s “Imported From Detroit” spot with …

Will the 2016 election change our thinking on cities?

Acting locally in the wake of national upheaval<p>In the past week, one of the most astute post-election explainers was an essay on Cracked using examples from three movies—<i>The Hunger Games, Star Wars, Braveheart</i>—to help explain why the 2016 election was not about Republicans vs. Democrats, but really …

3 Rules Of Office Politics For Lawyers

If you cannot navigate office politics, you have virtually no chance of moving up in your organization.

America's First Post-Christian Debate

The belief in a common purpose that long defined America’s civil religion was strikingly absent on Monday night.<p>Civil religion died on Monday night.<p>For more than 90 minutes, two presidential candidates traded charges on stage. The bitterness and solipsism of their debate offered an unnerving …

Hillary Clinton

It's Hard to Go to Church

A new survey suggests the logistics of going to services can be the biggest barrier to participation—and Americans’ faith in religious institutions is declining.<p>The standard narrative of American religious decline goes something like this: A few hundred years ago, European and American …

Religion

America seen from abroad: arrogant, nice, tech-savvy, free

BANGKOK (AP) — The rest of the world may think Americans eat a lot of burgers, have huge shopping malls and are ruled by an arrogant government. And yet the "Ugly American," it would seem, isn't all bad. Americans are also seen from afar as generous tippers, friendly, uncomplicated, rich and the …

Kelly Slater Discusses His “Caterpillar Theory” of Performance Surfing

<b>Surfing’s a funny, humbling thing.</b> It’s like golf. One day you’re absolutely crushing it, and the next it’s like you’ve never swung a club. Most of …

The secret of taste: why we like what we like | Tom Vanderbilt

How does a song we dislike at first hearing become a favourite? And when we try to look different, how come we end up looking like everyone else?<p>If you had asked me, when I was 10, to forecast my life as an adult, I would probably have sketched out something like this: I would be driving a Trans …

26 grooming and style hacks every guy should know

There are certain things every guy should know about his appearance.<p>From how to match your dress shoes to your suit and how often you should get your hair cut to even how to shave, these tips will make every guy's life a whole lot easier.<p>There's bound to be at least one thing you didn't know.<p><i>Megan</i> …

Hacking

This Strength Circuit Workout for Surfers Will Whip You Into Shape

Photo: The Inertia Health.<p><b>Surfing is fun.</b> You know what’s more fun? Surfing well. Although not all of us can surf like John John or Mick, I think we …

23 free or ridiculously cheap things to do on your trip to Los Angeles

1. Go fly a kite (festival).<p><b>Cost:</b> Free…or the cost of a kite<p>I love the sight of a colorful kite soaring high in a strong ocean breeze. How awesome …

A new divide in American death: Statistics show widening urban-rural health gap | The Washington Post

Published on April 10, 2016<p>White women have been dying prematurely at higher rates since the turn of this century, passing away in their 30s, 40s and 50s in a slow-motion crisis driven by decaying health in small-town America, according to an analysis of national health and mortality statistics by …

Three 19th-Century Management Ideas To Ditch In 2016

People who are frustrated at work sometimes say “I’m trying my best to pull my leadership team into the 21st century!” but in reality, the ideas that hold most organizations back are not twentieth-century ideas.<p>The traditional workplace still runs on a nineteenth-century model. Everything we have …

The Workplace

The Secret German Scheme To Invade America Before The First World War

Nearly two decades before the onset of World War I, Kaiser Wilhelm II set his imperialistic sights on the Americas. But to establish a presence …

10 Tiny Tweaks You Can Make NOW To Majorly Improve Your Life

Changing habits can feel daunting, but there are certain things you can change with very little effort that make a huge impact. I like to call these …

Aristotle

How to Hack Your Job

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

7 Tips To Banish ‘Busy-Ness’ And Supercharge Your Productivity

Does this dialogue sound familiar?<p><i>‘Hey! How are you?’</i><p><i>‘Busy, as usual. Yourself?’</i><p><i>‘Yeah – really busy. Life’s just crazy, you know?’</i><p><i>‘Yep,</b> …

Choose One Thing to Simplify Your Life (just one)

There is an endless list of things to do to live more simply, be happier, and improve our lives. There is always more we could be doing. Just …

31 years ago, Warren Buffett revealed the secret to investing and correctly predicted nobody would listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …

Investing

How I built my family's net worth to $1 million

While I still have some debt in the form of a small mortgage, I'm closer than ever to sailing off into that sunset.<p>Today, I'll tell you my story.<p>As far back as I can remember, I was always a hustler and a saver. When I was 7, my parents paid me to do chores around the house.<p>I earned $2/week picking …

Personal Finance

25 things I've learned in 9 years of simplifying my life

For almost 9 years now, I've been learning to live a simple life.<p>A life uncluttered by most of the things people fill their lives with, and left with space for what really matters.<p>A life that isn't constant busy-ness and rushing, but contemplation and creation, connection with people I love and …

Winnie-the-Pooh

12 Cool Things You Can Do With Apple TV

Apple has added a bunch of new channels to Apple TV over the years like HBO GO, Hulu, Disney, and a lot more.<p>But that's not all the Apple TV can do.<p>We put together 12 tips for your Apple TV that will open it up to more content, stream video more reliably, and let you control it all with your phone.

Smart TV