James

240 Flips | 12 Magazines | 30 Likes | 2 Following | 7 Followers | @hadde23 | Keep up with James on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “James ”

This 1 Buried iPhone Feature Can Instantly Boost Your Daily Productivity

Find this iPhone feature, use it, and watch your productivity increase.<p>As entrepreneurs, the name of the game is finding ways to maximize your time, discovering shortcuts or hacks that can find more efficient ways of doing things, so you can focus your resources on the important things that need …

Entrepreneurship

This time-lapse video shows how one man lost 42 pounds in 3 months

Hunter Hobbs' time-lapse video shows his dramatic transformation from 202 to 160 pounds in just 3 months.<p>When Hunter Hobbs’ weight hit 202 pounds, he was shocked. But he turned his disbelief into a three-month challenge that dramatically changed his health — and looks.<p>“That is the most I ever …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

Terje Haakonsen, Nicolas Muller, and Mikkel Bang Ride Powder in Japan—Nippon Holiday

When Terje sends us an edit, we post it. Featuring riding from <b>Terje Haakonsen, Nicolas Muller, and Mikkel Bang</b> with guidance from Rip <b>Zinger</b>. It is …

Japan

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

Raze, rebuild, repeat: why Japan knocks down its houses after 30 years

In the suburban neighbourhood of Midorigaoka, about an hour by train outside Kobe, Japan, all the houses were built by the same company in the same factory. Steel frames fitted out with panel walls and ceilings, these homes were clustered by the hundreds into what was once a brand new commuter …

Housing

Healing Meditation: Guided Meditation for Body Healing

“Your body possesses the innate capacity to heal itself. Science has proven, beyond doubt, that the contents of our thoughts and emotions directly …

Meditation

Tennis: Mats point: Pressure is on Keys in all-American final | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The pressure will be on Madison Keys when she faces Sloane Stephens in Saturday’s all-American U.S. Open final because of her aggressive playing style, according to former world one Mats Wilander.<p>Madison Keys of the United States in action against CoCo Vandeweghe of the United …

Tennis

Some Airbnb Hosts Producing Job-Quitting Cash With This Emerging Business Model

Marketplace platforms often cater to both consumer and business customers. Such is the case with Airbnb, which serves guests (consumers) who are looking for unique and cost-effective accommodations, as well as property owners (businesses) who use the system to make money. Both sides of the equation …

Real Estate

Popsicles of pollution: ice lollies highlight Taiwan's contaminated waterways

Students from New Taipei City collected samples from urban rivers, creeks and ports which they then froze in moulds and preserved in resin. ‘We hope when more people see this they can change their lifestyles,’ said one of the group

Taipei

4 Little Things that Will Matter a Lot More to You in 40 Years

God willing, you’ll be gifted another 40 years of life experience.But even if you aren’t, the core principle of this article remains relevant:<b>As you</b> …

Positive Thinking

The Primary Barrier Stopping You From Everything You Want In Life | Inc.com

Jack Canfield once said, <i>"Everything you want is on the other side of fear."</i> And he's right. But I'm going to take it one step further.<p>Pain, discomfort, shock, boredom, impostor syndrome, awkwardness, fear, being wrong, failing, ignorance, looking stupid: your avoidance of these <i>feelings</i>is stopping …

Self-improvement

Ikigai: A Japanese concept to improve work and life

With no direct English translation, it’s a term that embodies the idea of happiness in living. Yukari Mitsuhashi explains.<p>For Japanese workers in big cities, a typical work day begins with a state called <i>sushi-zum</i>e, a term which likens commuters squeezed into a crowded train car to tightly packed …

Ikigai

Invisible Service Hotels Are the New Trendy Airbnb Alternative

Whether you’re heading out on your first solo vacation or planning a new adventure in a town you already know well, picking a place to stay can make or break your trip. While we love a luxe hotel, we’re <i>also</i> always down to scope a trendy new neighborhood thanks to a hot Airbnb, so we’re super …

I Spent Two Years Botting on Instagram — Here’s What I Learned

In the world of Instagram, there is a practice known as <i>botting</i> — and I hate it. For the uninitiated, botting is the process of tying your Instagram …

Social Media

10 ways smart people handle negative people

Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people's buttons.<p>Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all, stress.<p><b>Related: 10 Habits of Unlikable</b> …

White Waves – A Powdersurfing Documentary

<i>From Grassroots Powdersurfing:</i><p>White Waves explores the history, contemporary, and future of true binding-free powdersurfing from an insider's …

How To Transfer A Photo To Wood

You may think that printing on wood is something that can only be done in a factory, but to our surprise there’s an awesome DIY way to do that. A …

Video Tutorials

You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

Life is short. Youth is finite. You have every opportunity to make the most of the life you have right now. Your choices today will determine the …

Motivation

Lee Miller: the woman in Hitler’s bathtub

Lee Miller’s life was as extraordinary as her photos. A Twenties fashion model who became a Surrealist and later the only female combat photographer in Europe during the war, she documented the liberation of Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps. She later married the Surrealist artist Roland …

Avant-garde

My Strange Winter with a Shaman in Kazakhstan

Photographer Denis Vejas documents the practices of one of the country's last Sufi dervishes.<p>Sufism is a mystical branch of Islam that is fairly unpopular throughout the Muslim world. Sufis have an unorthodox approach that focuses more on esoteric aspects of religious life, and strive for direct, …

The 3 potential paths that Hurricane Matthew will follow

<b>UPDATE: Oct. 5, 2016, 4:47 p.m. EDT</b> Computer model runs during the day on Wednesday show that the coast-hugging boomerang track, detailed below, is …

How one 24-year-old runs a $70,000-a-month business while traveling the world

But the trilingual Philippines native quickly grew envious of the flexible lifestyles of "digital nomads" she met while freelancing on the side in Manila.<p>At 21, Adalid quit her entry-level job at Deutsche Bank — which paid just $300 per month — to transition to a life of perpetual travel.<p>For the …

What Makes Japanese Architecture so Much Better Than the Rest?

For those in the know when it comes to architecture, it’s no secret that Japan is an absolute design powerhouse. But what is it that makes Japanese …

Awesome Video Shows How Japan Is Very Probably the Coolest Place on Earth

Vincent Urban filmed this totally bad ass video of Japan that captures so many sides of the country that it makes me want to immediately drop …

42 simple things that will help you discover your calling in life

"Sensations such as twinges, uneasiness, and tension are indicators that you may not be thinking, acting, or behaving in alignment with your authentic self, which is the source of all passion. When you sense constriction or discomfort stop and ask, "Why?" Let your intuition speak and decipher what …

Self-improvement

The National Park Service Is Currently Offering a Potential Photography Dream Job

Full-time jobs in the photography industry can be hard to come by in 2015, but there’s currently a job listing going around for what sounds like a …

The 21 Most Magical Spots In Hawaii

Some people may think Hawaii is overrated. We think it's home to magic; a place where you can find everything from rainbow trees to fiery water to beaches made of sea glass.<p>The below 21 spots, after all, prove one thing: the Aloha state has <i>a lot</i> more to offer than just white sand beaches and …

Lumeria Maui: An Unforgettable Portal in the Pacific

Maui. Sunshine. Adventure.<p>What's not to like?<p>After all, the beaches and sites on the Hawaiian Islands' next-to-youngest entity (The Big Island) are a plenty that many writers have been spotlighting them in books and magazines for quite some time. The much-talked about road to Hana, Haleakala Crater …

Japan Feelings: Foreigners let us in on their loves and qualms about Japan 【Video】

Visiting Japan is one thing, but living there can be something completely different. When many people first visit the country, they get the oohs and …

Japan