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Delicately detailed illustrations of small Korean convenience stores

Oh, I really like these. The detail, the delicate realism, the muted but also somehow vibrant colors. Me Kyeoung Lee has been drawing South Korean …

“I’ve never had a goal”

Jason Fried, founder of 37signals (which became Basecamp a few years back) writes about not having goals.<p>I can’t remember having a goal. An actual …

Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

Bruce Lee

On Being a Dad

Being a dad is messy … not just the many spills and broken dishes and dirty kitchens and finger-painted walls you have to clean up, but messy because …

How to Live in the Present

<b>Choice</b>This weeks podcast included our good friend David who came on the LITP course as a student and then joined the team and led all of the …

Mindfulness

From Winnie Cooper to math whiz

As a child, Danica McKellar played Winnie Cooper on The Wonder Years. After the show was over, McKellar had difficulty breaking away from other …

Mathematics

John Oliver takes on the debt buying industry

On Last Week Tonight last night, John Oliver not only blasted the debt buying industry but ended up starting a company, bought $15 million worth of …

Wall Street

How the Seinfeld theme song was made

This 90s TV interview with Seinfeld theme song composer Jonathan Wolff is more interesting than you’d think. He talks through how he matched the …

Are you your body? And which half of your brain is you?

Kurzgesagt and CGPGrey collaborated on a pair of videos about the self. The first video considers the human being as a collection of cells. How many …

Let Go of Stress: Nothing to Cling To

Stress is a killer. It contributes to health problems, unhappiness, depression, relationship problems, and more.<p>We’re always going to have some …

Bill Gates’ summer reading list

Microsoft founder Bill Gates, in addition to attempting to save the world, is also a voracious reader. He recently recommended five books that you …

Bill Gates

The Get Fit For Summer Exercise Challenge

I’m a big fan of exercise challenges.<p>I’ve used challenges to change my health and fitness habits, including:<p>Pushup challenges with my wife & …

A Dreamy, Photographic Pilgrimage Along the Ganges River

Picture Stories<p>Photographer Caleb Cain Marcus began his 1,500-mile pilgrimage along the the Ganges River amid the snow-capped peaks of Gangotri, India, a Hindu pilgrim town where the massive river originates as an aquamarine stream “so narrow that you could almost hop across.”<p>He’s not particularly …

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Emotional Intelligence

5 great parenting lessons from presidential dads

By Joshua Kendall<p>Both Franklin Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan inspired millions of Americans by radiating an infectious optimism. But neither “Great Communicator” proved as adept at connecting with his own kids.<p>To his brood of five, FDR was largely an absentee dad. As his eldest child, Anna, later …

The tense pre-match atmosphere of an English football rivalry

In Twelfth Man, a short film by Duane Hopkins, you’ll witness the chaotic and occasionally ugly run-up to a football match in one of the most heated …

English Football

Relationship Salve: The Practice of Intentional Dialogues

A couple months ago, I started a daily practice with my wife Eva called the Intentional Dialogue process, aimed at helping us become better at …

55 generations of sake brewing

One of the oldest businesses in the world, Sudo Honke is a sake brewery founded in 1141 and managed by the Sudo family for the past <i>55 …

Generations

Teen born with no fingers is a piano virtuoso

Humans are amazing. Alexey Romanov has no fingers, took up music only two years ago, and can play the piano better than 99.9% of world’s population. …

Intelligent Energies

This week Ed and I invited Jeff Jefferies to join us on the podcast. Jeff is an expert in the use of intelligent energies. He uses his ability to …

Spirituality

4 Things to Do When You Feel Like a Fraud

Picture this: you’ve been working hard on your business when an amazing opportunity comes along. You’ve been asked to speak on a panel where your …

If I’m so Smart Why Aren’t I Successful Yet? (FS159)

When we compare ourselves to other people our work gets <i>worse</i> not better.And yet it’s a totally human experience: <i> “they have people buying, listening,</i> …

Pocketcasts

How to Handle the Difficult Times

Sometimes, life just wallops us against the head, deals us with such a blow that it takes our breath away.<p>A loved one dies, you lose a job, someone …

How a car engine works

From Jacob O’Neal, a great series of animated GIFs about how internal combustion engines work. There are separate animations of the fuel, air, …

Internal Combustion Engine

Minecraft: more than just a game

Clive Thompson’s article for the NY Times about Minecraft captures what many players, parents, and teachers find exciting about the game that seems …

How NYC gets its water

NYC water tastes amazing. Better than bottled. Where does the city get such great water from?<p>The Catskill/Delaware watershed, which extends 125 miles …

After civilization collapses, plants will take over NYC

In this short film, Manhattan becomes Mannahatta again, as the plants take over when the humans leave the city. The early part of the film, before …

Plants

The Elements of a Healthy Diet, & How to Change

One of the best things I ever did to change my life (along with exercise, mindfulness, simplicity and focus) is to teach myself to eat a healthy diet.<p>…

Watch this beautiful animated short capture the dreamy joy of childhood

When I was young, maybe four or five, I struggled to fall asleep in the afternoon. I was a hyper kid, and I benefited from naps, but to the chagrin of my endlessly patient parents, I would run about like a wildling if given the opportunity. I've heard people recommend drinking warm milk or counting …

Animated Movies

Fear Is Why We Have Too Much Stuff

While we might want to get out from under the mountain of possessions we have, and have all the best intentions of simplifying our lives … the truth …