Lance Baldridge

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Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation

Given my soft spot for famous diaries, it should come as no surprise that I keep one myself. Perhaps the greatest gift of the practice has been the daily habit of reading what I had written on that day a year earlier; not only is it a remarkable tool of introspection and self-awareness, but it also …

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Never give up

I recently read something remarkable on the twoplustwo.com forums (thanks Petey5thStreet - what a great find!). It was a post made by Doug "WCGRider" …

Is the Air Raid past its prime?

This post is in response to community members Fractal and onlyroses, who made valid comments saying they weren't sold the Air Raid could be effective …

Everything you ever wanted to know about the zone blitz

How do you stop an NFL air assault? Danny Kelly takes us to the film room to explain how the best defensive coordinators get creative with pass rushing schemes like the zone blitz.<p>In the modern NFL, getting to the quarterback with a standard four-man pass rush is tougher than it used to be. Teams …

MixBit's remix-friendly video recording app reaches Android

There was a degree of irony to YouTube's founders launching their MixBit video recording app on iOS first, but that has just been rectified: the client is now available for Android. As with the iOS release, Android movie makers can record clips up to 16 seconds in length, stitch them together in …

EVE Online's Fountain War - Prelude to the biggest PVP battle in gaming's history

Every few months, the men and women who play EVE Online conspire to achieve feats so incredible that the rest of the world is forced to take notice. …

The 16 Biggest Summer Movie Surprises, Both Good And Bad

Iron Man 3, Fast & Furious 6, and Man of Steel were always going to be hits, and no one thought R.I.P.D. was going to do well — but sometimes the summer movie season can truly surprise you.<p>*All box office figures from Box Office Mojo, as of Aug. 25, 2013. Many films' total grosses are still ongoing.

Manliness and Physical Fitness | The Art of Manliness

<i>This post begins our series on the five switches of manliness. The five switches of manliness are the power switches that are connected to our primal</i> …

How to Argue Rationally and Logically | The Art of Manliness

I hope you’ve enjoyed our series on classical rhetoric. Today, for our final entry in the series, we will be discussing logical fallacies. This is a …

The Power of Habit | Art of Manliness

The Art of Grilling: How to Grill a Steak

The Art of Grilling: How to Grill a Burger

Learn a Foreign Language Quickly | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Benny the Irish polyglot who writes at Fluent in 3 Months.</i><p>Imagine being able to blend in undetected in another …

Best Movies to Watch: 100 Must See Movies | The Art of Manliness

For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books …

Parkour for Beginners: The Ultimate Guide | The Art of Manliness

You’ve seen it on TV shows such as <i>American Ninja Warrior</i> (and not so seriously in <i>The Office</i>) as well as in movies like <i>Casino Royale</i> and <i>The Bourne</i> …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

How to Get a Full Workout With Only Dumbbells | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Hashey, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)</i>.<p>After a hard day’s work you head over to …

How to be a Great Dad: 18 Tips for Fatherhood | The Art of Manliness

<i>Photo by free parking</i><p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Leo Babauta of Zen Habits, a father of six children.</i><p>Being a father can be a wonderful …

25 Festivals To Discover Before You Die By Inthemix

While we’re on the topic of festival rankings, let’s take a look at inthemix’s recent list of 25 festivals that they recommend attending before that …

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

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5 One-Song Workouts

Sometimes you just don't have time to hit the gym.

San Jose State suspends Udacity online classes after students fail final exams.

In January, San Jose State University made a big announcement: It had reached a deal with the startup Udacity to offer college classes for credit …

Singing Happy Birthday makes cake taste better

Singing 'Happy Birthday' before having a slice of cake makes it taste better, scientists claim.<p>Rituals such as saying grace, making a birthday wish while blowing out candles or the ceremonial cutting of the cake before eating can enhance the flavour of the food, according to a new study.<p>The study, …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Use Counterfactual Thinking for a Creativity Boost

You always want creativity to come naturally but sometimes you need to give it a push. Thoughts and ideas blog the 99u suggests that counterfactual …

Cafe noise boosts productivity

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>A downloadable soundtrack simulates the hum of your local coffee shop, helping you work more effectively at home<p>Liz Fields<p>June 21, 2013 9:32pm (UTC)<p>There's a reason your favorite coffeehouse is packed with patrons wielding laptop computers, and it has nothing to do with free wi-fi. …