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Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative | Inc.com

Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the power of music to be more creative.<p>Researchers at Radboud University split …

Creativity

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Wicked good Boston cream pie with America's Test Kitchen

Our friends at America's Test Kitchen call the Boston area home. Assuming they would know a thing or two about it, we wanted to get their thoughts on …

Noble x Uncrate Small Batch Jeans

Black denim is the understated, tough-wearing, more versatile cousin of blue hues, blending seamlessly with tees or ties. To find our perfect pair, …

Clothing

The Best Homemade Protein Power Bar Recipe | Men’s Health

Watch the video above to see how to make them or use the recipe below as your guide.<p><b>What You’ll Need:</b><p>6 dried figs<br>• 2 Tbsp coconut oil<br>• 1/4 cup peanut butter<br>• 1/4 cup almond meal<br>• 1/4 cup dried cranberries<br>• 1/4 cup coconut flakes<br>• 1 tsp sea salt<br>• 1 cup pecans<br>• 2 scoops chocolate protein powder<br>• 1/4 cup water<br>• pinch of …

A Watermelon-and-Rosé Cocktail That Doubles as Dessert

It’s like a grown-up slushy.<p><b>Vivian Howard,</b> chef and owner of the Kinston, North Carolina, restaurant Chef & the Farmer and host of the PBS show <i>A Chef’s Life,</i> has concocted a truly genius (and very pink) summer punch recipe that makes for an ideal warm-weather cocktail-dessert hybrid.<p>The punch—a …

The Benefits of Diaphragmatic Breathing

One of my clients—let's call him Mike—is an entrepreneur. He runs multiple businesses. A couple of years ago, he went through a year that could only be described as “hell on earth.” His wife almost died from alcoholism. Her doctor said she was so anemic from not eating or drinking anything of …

A Big-Muscle Workout Plan for Skinny Guys

But what if I tell you it doesn’t have to be that way? That you can pack on slabs of muscle, too?<p>The 60-day plan below is designed specifically for ectomorphs, or “hard gainers.” It focuses on making you bigger and stronger.<p>To steal a line from strength coach Greg Nuckols: “To get stronger, you …

The Secret to Creating a Calm Mind and a Cool Temper

Learn how focusing on your breath for only minutes a day can grow mental strength and resilience.<p>Can you remember a time when you were lying in bed, wrestling with a problem and the entangled emotions surrounding it? Have there been nights when intrusive thoughts and difficult memories keep you …

Mindfulness

6 Suit Mistakes to Avoid

Cut out these simple errors to take your dressed up look to the next level.

Men's Fashion

The Most Memorable Oscar Moments of All Time

This Sunday marks the 88th Academy Awards. And while there is not enough time between now and the Chris Rock–hosted ceremony to binge-watch hundreds of hours’ worth of Hollywood’s Oscar ceremonies, there is time for you to relive the highlights—the biggest, brightest, and most bonkers moments—from …

This Innovative Notebook Is Like MagSafe for Moleskines

The Rekonect notebook lets you reorder and replace pages in your notebook using a magnetic spine which doubles as a pen holder.<p>I’m fussy with my notebooks. I want them to be orderly, chronological compendiums of my ideas, my creative processes, and my life. But all too often, they become …

Magnetism

Maria Riding Company Panzer Motorcycle

What started as a client's need for a new seat became a total transformation. Named after the German tanks of WWII, the Maria Riding Company Panzer …

World War II

Porsche Cayman Black Edition

It's not an S, or a GTS, or a GT4. But with a 2.7 liter flat-six producing 275 hp, it's not as if the Porsche Cayman Black Edition is a slouch. It …

Porsche

EDC: Screenlife

Eyezen Glasses <br>Il Bussetto Card Holder ($65). <br>Void V03B Watch ($185). <br>Mini USB Flash Drive ($24).<p><i>Presented by Eyezen.</i>

Flash Drives

Sheex

The best Valentine's Days end with an extended stay in bed. Make sure yours is ready for action with Sheex. This high-end bedding combines unmatched …

Shopping

Garb: Get Out

Cotton goes wherever you go.<p>RRL Cotton Scarf ($85). <br>Oliver Spencer Flannel Shirt ($200). <br>Scotch & Soda Chino Pants ($125). <br>Stanley & Sons Zip Pouch …

Garb: Push

Lululemon City Sweat Hoodie ($118). <br>Lululemon City Sweat Jogger ($98). <br>Lululemon T.H.E. Short ($64). <br>Lululemon Catalyst Shirt ($68). <br>Lululemon …

Clothing

Nike Cortez '72 Sneakers

Nike digs into its rich history again to bring back the Nike Cortez '72 Shoes. The original innovation came from legendary track coach and Nike …

Shoes

F*ck Feelings

Most self-help books want you to focus on your feelings as a way to find your path. This is not most self-help books. Penned by a Harvard-educated …

Positive Thinking

Everlane Modern Backpack

Backpacks aren't just for the back to school crowd. The Everlane Modern Backpack lets you carry your laptop, notebooks, and any other gear you need …

Shopping

Poler High & Dry Pack

With a volume of 20 liters, the Poler High & Dry Pack is an ideal everyday bag with the added ability to keep your stuff dry. The outer body is made …

Backpacking

Covair Interchangeable Watches

Selecting the right watch typically takes some time — after all, the strap is pretty much the only thing you can customize, and even that can take …

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

Built Origami Wine Tote

It's always classier to show up with a bottle of wine draped in some vino-specific carrier than to brown bag it like the homeless guy down the …

Minimalist Posters That Reduce Your Favorite Movies To Basic Shapes

Graphic designer Michal Krasnopolski creates 22 movie posters that are head-scratchingly metaphorical.<p>In the future, when the history of the Internet is taught alongside social studies and algebra in middle school, there will be a brief, marginal mention of minimalist posters and how they, for a …

Graphic Design

15 Most Futuristic Architecture Projects of Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid is a name that is synonymous with stunning design and innovative architecture. She was the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture …

Taray Sau Office Building / MACLA Arquitectos

The current offices of Taray SAU promoter, are placed in a triangular plot exempt. It is an isolated building which contained the offices of the …