Francois Lendes

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10 Essential Gin Cocktails You Should Try This Spring

Any time of year, gin is a favorite spirit. It mixes well while retaining its character, and its aromatics complement a great range of flavors. But …

Get Perspective

Inside Flipboard / June 23, 2014<p>In 1981, Michael Bloomberg was a recently laid-off investment banker—with $10 million dollars in severance. Instead …

The Most Bizarre Ad You'll See All Week

(Video Link)<p>Genki Sudo's techno musical group World Order is noted for its videos of Japanese men in business suits moving in lockstep, often out of …

10 Rules Of Success Andrew Carnegie Used To Become Incredibly Rich

At the height of his power, he was approached by a young journalist named Napoleon Hill who was interested in telling the stories of successful people.<p>Carnegie saw a special drive in Hill and in 1908 decided that Hill would document all of the strategies that made him a legendary businessman and …

Here's The Incredible Cover Letter Leonardo Da Vinci Wrote In The 1480s

Such was the case back in the 1480s, when a young Leonardo da Vinci was coming up in Florence.<p>Born the lowly son of a notary, da Vinci couldn't enter the "higher professions" of the city, like lawyer or statesman. Instead, his lot was that of a craftperson — a painter, to be exact.<p>Under the …

7 Psychology Tricks To Influence People And Get Exactly What You Want

You really can have it all. And there's a science behind getting it. These tips will help you infliuence people to do what you want them to do.<p><i>Produced By Matt Johnston.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

The complex controls of an F1 steering wheel revealed

The modern Formula 1 car is among the most amazing machines ever made. And when you're going wheel-to-wheel with someone like four-time world champ …

8 Insane Coincidences You Won't Believe Happened (Pt. 2)

We've all lived through a coincidence that no one will ever believe happened, usually involving pop-ups of nude women appearing on your screen <i>just</i> …

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Homebrewing for Beginners, Part 1: Equipment, Recipe, and Ingredients - Real Food

Each season deserves its own brew at the end of the day. A warm Amber catches the autumn glow, dark Stout shields the cold of the winter, golden …

Drinking

What Happens To Our Brains When We Exercise And How It Makes Us Happier

There’s more to the mood-boosting properties of exercise than endorphins.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Exercise has been touted to be a cure for nearly everything in life, from depression, to memory loss, Alzheimer’s …

Stop coddling your dog—he’s 99.9% wolf

SANTA CLARITA, California—Cesar Millan crosses the road to meet me. Two pit bulls, a Chihuahua, and a Yorkshire terrier—named Junior, Taco, Alfie and Kaley Cuoko—follow. Off leash and at heel, the dogs are calm, almost languid. If Millan communicates with them, I do not notice.<p>For the past few …

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20 ways to find your calling http://onforb.es/1b8NoJ7 #forbesgreatesthits Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more. We can figure this out together. Let's get started.

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

66 New High Quality Free Fonts

Typography doesn’t exist in a vacuum, the letters often powerfully evoke specific times and places and can help us come to a clearer understanding of …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Battery Problems: Samsung offers free battery replacements | Trusted Reviews

<b>In the wake of Samsung Galaxy S4 battery issues coming to light, Samsung has promised free replacement batteries to all those affected.</b><p>With reports …

8 Subconscious Mistakes Our Brains Make Every Day–And How To Avoid Them

The “swimmer’s body illusion,” and other ways our brains play tricks on us.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Get ready to have your mind blown.<p>I was seriously shocked at some of these mistakes in thinking that I subconsciously …

Can The Right Life Coach Really Help You Succeed?

Yes, says this author and coach. (But still, he makes some good points.)<p>Okay, let’s just say it; there are those who think hiring a coach for their lives is a ridiculous concept. They might say things like, “Why do I need someone to tell me what to do?” and “How can somebody know more about my life …

The world's largest cave: in pictures

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The 5-Minute Mental Exercise For Being A Smarter Leader And More Productive Employee

Former Buddhist monk and current leadership coach and best-selling author Christine Comaford reveals how anyone can learn to stop reacting–and start becoming their smartest selves.<p>You’ve probably had this feeling at some point: One minute you’re thinking logically and rationally, then when you’re …

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

At first glance, British artist Mishka Henner's aerial photographs of large feedlots--features of industrial beef farming--don't look like shots of land at all: http://f-st.co/qVZEW81

This is what happens every single minute on the Internet: http://f-st.co/MqNbG86

Mapping all of the world's animals: http://f-st.co/vI9NgGL These maps show the levels of biodiversity down to an incredibly granular level, and hopefully can help conservationists get the most bang for their buck (by focusing on places other than the Amazon).

Mysterious Dancing Lights In Afghanistan

This isn't a painting. It's not from a movie. It's not a strange astronomical event. This is real — what you can see when certain helicopters in Afghanistan touch down on sandy ground, raising dust, causing mysterious arcs of light to loop and dance through the air.<p>This doesn't always happen. "The …