James Lee

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Why humans are cruel

A psychologist explains why humans are so terrible to each other.<p>Why are human beings so cruel to each other? And how do we justify acts of sheer inhumanity?<p>The conventional explanation is that people are able to do terrible things to other people only after having dehumanized them. In the case of …

Ideology

Old school: 7 ideas from ancient thinkers to improve your modern life

The modern world has brought us a lot of great stuff. (I, for one, am a <i>huge</i> fan of antibiotics.)<p>That said, <b>we know there are things that were better</b> …

Self-improvement

Japanese Homeless Comedian Makes a Good Living Renting Himself to People for 45 Cents a Day

It’s hard to believe that anyone could survive on just 45 cents a day, especially if they don’t even have a place to sleep, but Japanese comedian …

This concept from Zen Buddhism will help you let go of beliefs that are holding you back

A buddhist statue. Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri<p>I played baseball for 17 years of my life. During that time, I had many different coaches and I began to notice repeating patterns among them. <br>Coaches tend to come up through a certain system. New coaches will often land their first job as an assistant …

Self-improvement

3 Myths About Self-Promotion

Are you great at what you do, but no one seems to notice? These 3 misconceptions might be getting in your way. Here’s the best way to promote the brand called you.<p>Do you maintain beliefs that are hindering your ability to create a strong and personal brand? You’re not alone. Many people hold onto …

Leadership

10 Ridiculous Beliefs That Are Killing Your Success

<b>You have big dreams!</b><p>But there are too many obstacles in your path, aren’t there?<p>You aren’t as ‘<i>lucky</i>‘ as those who have made it big.<p><i>Do you really</i> …

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Plan from Scratch

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When I went rock climbing for the first time, I had no idea what I was doing. My friends and I were complete newbies about ropes and rappelling and every other bit of jargon and technique that goes with climbing. We saw others doing it spectacularly …

The Complete Guide to Choosing a Content Calendar

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Do you know what you’re posting, sharing, and blogging this Thursday?<p>How about two Thursdays from now? Thursday of next month? Thursday of next <i>year</i>?<p>We don’t have things figured out quite to that extreme here at Buffer, but we do have some idea of …

Minimalize, Focus, Do Part I – Mastering Minimalism

Part I of the <i>Minimalize, Focus, Do</i> series.<p>“<i>Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that</i>.” ~ Norman Vincent …

82 Push-Ups You Need to Know About

Drop and give me<i>…</i> 82<i>?</i> That’s right. We at Greatist love—nay, adore—the push-up. It’s one of the simplest and most functional exercises around, and <b>it</b> …

Emotion in Marketing: How Our Brains Decide What's Shareable

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog and has been republished with permission.</i><p>Every day it seems like we feel hundreds of different emotions – each nuanced and specific to the physical and social situations we find ourselves in.<p>According to science, it’s not that complicated by a long …

Supernormal Stimuli

With the rapid pace of technology, have we been able to keep up with the new stimulation that is available?Some research suggests that certain things …

Psychology

Woody Allen, Oscar bait, Hollywood’s fear: Where’s the movie that hits the 1 percent?

Major films used to engage with the issues of the day. So why are today’s acclaimed movies scared to face reality?<p>It seemed like a pretty big deal at the time: A violent crash on Wall Street of a scale we’d not seen in seven decades, hedge funds and investment banks collapsing, life savings …

Design You Trust

Dante Monteverde aka djtirro is a talented 30-year-old self-taught photographer and dj, who was born in Allentown, PA and currently based in Miami, …

Long Mountain Outfitters: Every man a rifleman

Dan Shea owns one of the most diverse collections of firearms in the world. Without his help modern video games couldn't feel as real as they do.<p>Hanging on a wall outside E. Daniel Shea's office is a display of rifles. Some date to World War I, others World War II. At the very top is one of the …