Doug Hansen

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Brazilian beaches by buggy

Right at the tip of the eastern coast of Brazil, blissful days can be spent traversing hundreds of different beaches by beach buggy, effectively avoiding traffic as you glide past untouched sand dunes and witness glorious coastlines. Stops at the traffic lights are substituted for moments to dip …

The best beaches of the Philippines

For serious beach bums, the Philippines is a less-discovered alternative to Southeast Asian hotspots like Bali and southern Thailand.<p>But with more than 7000 islands, it can be tricky to pick your spot. Here are a few areas to home in on in search of your own slice of paradise.<p>El Nido<p>The dramatic …

Steal away: hidden coastlines of the Mediterranean

If lying elbow-to-elbow with sunbathing strangers on a French Riviera beach doesn't fit your criteria for a relaxing seaside getaway, 1) you're not alone and 2) never fear: there are still stretches of uncrowded, undeveloped, and untrampled coastline along the Mediterranean. Some spots are remote, …

Best beaches and small islands for travel in 2014

2014 is the International Year of Small Island Developing States: tiny, remote and environmentally vulnerable spots. Here are 10 that need you – and are glorious too!<p>Palau<p>Snorkelling in Jellyfish Lake, Palau. Image by Reinhard Dirscherl / Waterframe / Getty Images.<p>The Micronesian nation of Palau …

Astronaut Chris Hadfield on Success and the Meaning of Life

Shortly after the release of his fantastic book <b>An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything</b> (<i>public library</i>), Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield sat down with celebrated British-Canadian broadcaster Peter …

Take A Nap! 5 Secrets That’ll Make You Happier And Smarter

For many of us, more hours of shut-eye at night just doesn’t seem to be in the cards. Is there anything we can do? Yes.<p><b>Naps. Wonderful, glorious naps.</b><p>…

5 Amazing Bali Hotels Under $100

From its wave-pounded coastline of dramatic cliffs and black sand beaches, on through the swaying green rice terraces of the lowlands and into lush, dense jungles of its interior, Bali truly has something for everyone.<p><i>Photo and article by Milda Ratkelyte, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Known as The …

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Understanding Glycolysis: What It Is and How to Feed It

In theprevious article Bioenergetics And Nutrition: Creatine, Carbs, And Protein, I explained the first of three energy systems, our ATP-PC system. <b>In</b> …

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Scuba Diver Life

'Silky frenzy' Happy World Oceans Day

‘Retro’ GIFs Of Anatomical Illustrations

<b>Maria Popova</b> has created useful and informative anatomical GIFs from old-school images.<p><b>Taking drawings from</b> <i>The Sexual Study of the Male and Female</i> …

7 Reasons Why Coffee Is Good For You

Coffee isn't just warm and energizing, it may also be extremely good for you.<p>In recent years and decades, scientists have studied the effects of coffee on various aspects of health and their results have been nothing short of amazing.<p>Here are 7 reasons why coffee may actually be one of the …

DIY: How to Make a Wallet Out of an Old Cowboy Boot!

14 Comments<p>We are thrilled today to share with you another lovely tutorial from the talented Alicia Jepsen of Jepsen LeatherGoods LLC. Last month she …