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How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Business School

Amazon Prime, now with free same-day deliveries

The e-commerce company announces free, same-day shipping on over 1 million items in 14 metro areas across the US.<p>We believe this to be a real life-changer.<p>Chris Rupp, Amazon Prime vice president

eCommerce

See What Karl Lagerfeld, Monique Lhuillier + More Designed for Lady Gaga’s Wedding Dress

If there’s one thing we know to be true about Lady Gaga it’s that she’s not afraid to go bold in the fashion department. From that infamous meat dress to her Met Gala ensemble, her outfits are about as unpredictable as a <i>Game of Thrones</i> episode. So naturally, after she announced she was engaged (and …

Weddings

The psychology behind color

If you squash every scene from the <i>The Matrix</i> into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without watching a single scene.<p>As you scan from left to right and top to bottom the colors flip flop …

Graphic Design

Swung by this Banksy

We just swung by this Banksy piece, which is on the side of a wall of a parking lot in downtown. It was cool to see such an iconic piece in real life!

Banksy

Favorite Street Art

Roma, Lazio, Italy<p>A quick look at an installation comprising a…<p>Wynwood Arts District Association Wynwood, Miami, Florida, United States<p>Alec Monopoly …

Special Report: The war on big food

Try this simple test. Say the following out loud: Artificial colors and flavors. Pesticides. Preservatives. High-fructose corn syrup. Growth …

Agriculture

Startup workers are tweeting about how much money they actually make

It's #clapbackseason for tech employees<p>Happy International Workers' Day, now tell Twitter what you get paid. A programmer named Lauren Voswinkel first proposed the idea of publicly tweeting your job title, experience level, and salary under the hashtag #talkpay earlier this week. And the topic just …

Silicon Valley

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

Yoda, Space Hefner and ‘amorous sweats': Read the original ‘Empire Strikes Back’ review

Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker furthers his Jedi training with Yoda in “Star Wars: Episode V — The Empire Strikes Back” (AP Photo / Lucasfilm ltd )<p><i>May the fourth — “Star Wars” Day — has arrived.</i><p><i>With that in mind, we thought it was an ideal date to continue our look back at the Los Angeles Times’</i> …

Genius idea turns Albert Einstein's handwriting into a font

Soon, you'll be able to write like a genius without actually being one.<p>Typographer Harald Geisler from Frankfurt, Germany wants to turn Albert …

Denmark moves step closer to being a cashless country

Danish government proposes getting rid of the obligation for certain retailers to accept payment in cash<p>The Danish government has proposed getting rid of the obligation for selected retailers to accept payment in cash, moving the country closer to a "cashless" economy.<p>Nearly a third of the Danish …

The only way to see this incredible museum in Mexico is by scuba diving

The Museo Subacuático de Arte, located off the coast of Isla Mujeres in Mexico's Riviera Maya, is the world's largest underwater museum.<p>Composed of over 500 life-sized sculptures, MUSA offers incredible displays hidden 28 feet below the ocean's surface. That means that the only way it can be …

Scuba Diving

What Killed The Infographic?

If you’ve seen fewer experimental data visualizations lately, it’s only because the medium has grown up and gotten a job.<p>A few years ago, the Internet was awash in groundbreaking data visualizations. There was Aaron Koblin’s deeply influential map of flight patterns around the U.S. Periscopic’s …

Data Visualization

10 Unique Pieces of Clothing You Can Only Get From Japan

Japan is a distinctive, innovative place, which is probably why it produces some of the most weirdest damn clothing in the world.<p>When you're looking for strange stuff, you go to Japan, right? Of course. But my dudes, it's not all tentacle porn and underwear vending machines over there. It's also …

Wearable Tech

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

Time Management

10 best business apps for Android

Business apps are a tough subject. There are a variety of variables to consider. That may include team size, business size, how well the app scales to demand, and tons of other stuff. Some apps are great for huge teams while others do better for business people individually. Some businesses are …

Apps

15 Male Trendsetters To Follow On Instagram

The picture-based social network has become an ingenious platform for showcasing the latest and greatest in fashion, even among men, who — let's face it — probably aren't poring over glossy magazines for style inspiration.<p>From models to personal stylists to execs at the leading men's lifestyle …

Social Media

The year’s most breathtaking travel destinations, from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest

With over 23 million Instagram posts already hashtagged #vacation, competition is increasingly fierce for most photogenic holiday background. Those looking for a little inspiration might consider checking out the latest batch of travel photo submissions from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler …

Travel Photography

Take This Tinder Advice from Aziz Ansari

The comedian’s new book, Modern Romance, chronicles the challenges of looking for love in the Digital Age.<p>Aziz Ansari, who is among the most popular stand-up comedians in the country, met me for lunch at Cherche Midi, on the Bowery, New York, looking like a hip, surprised sprite. Mr. Ansari …

How Do I Know If I Should Take A Job At A Startup?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself Guide To Wealth”</i><p>Imagine if someone asked “would you invest in this company?” Your answer is going to be similar. With a few additions.<p>Here’s the checklist I would …

Startups

The 13 Houseplants You Can't Kill

Plants

Nine films to watch at Cannes

Old Age

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

Inside Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's radical management experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit

On March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh.<p>"This is a long email," it began. "Please take 30 minutes to read through the email in its entirety."<p>It concerned the retailer's transition to "Holacracy," a manager-free operating structure that is composed, in theory, of …

Team Building

Hip-Hop

Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 14 hours ago 3 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 3 days ago<p>The Enduring Link Between Rock And Hip-Hop<p>A conversation with Daryl McDaniels …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Does A Foreign Accent Mess Up Our Memory Of What's Said?

Sometimes I look at my husband and think, "I really don't remember what you just said." Is that because of his charming European accent, or because hey, we're married?<p>Don't leap to blame the accent, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis say. They are trying to figure out how the brain …

Language

The only technique to learn something new

The other day I threw everything out. Everything. I threw out all my books (donated). I threw out all my clothes.<p>I threw out old computers. I threw …

Go Forth And Pwn For Shizzle, Word List Guardians Tell Scrabble Players

A new batch of 6,500 words are now available to Scrabble players, after publishing house Collins updated its widely used Official Scrabble Words list Thursday. The list includes tech jargon and slang, such as pwn, twerk and shizzle.<p>Also added: aji (the pepper), coqui (the frog) and the more …

Language