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Why Yes, That IS Who You Think It Is at the Beginning of Thor: Ragnarok

• Popsugar<br>• Celebrity<br>• Thor Ragnarok<p>What Is Matt Damon's Cameo in Thor: Ragnarok?<p>Why Yes, That IS Who You Think It Is at the Beginning of Thor: …

Thor

The Best Travel Websites You've Never Heard Of

In the old days, vacation planning was practically a workout. To land a good deal, you had to keep your eyes peeled for newspaper ads and hit up …

Travel

Eliminate Waste and Improve Efficiency By Using Toyota's Legendary Productivity Technique | Inc.com

In Japan, it's called 'muda'--those useless, wasteful actions that add nothing of value to your processes or your organization. Muda (pronounced moo-dah) are those hours spent waiting for someone else to complete their part of a task, or rushing to complete a project that ends up being put on the …

Finding your ikigai: the Japanese secret to health and happiness

It was a hideous, bilious, stinking hangover. I lay on the sofa like a filthy sock on a pile of laundry, groaning just loudly enough for my housemates to hear. My brain felt like it’d been riding pillion in the Dakar Rally on a motorbike with no suspension; my stomach felt like a spin-dryer trying …

Ikigai

80 Frugal Tips to Save Money | The Art of Manliness

The manliness of frugality cannot be overstated. Frugality cultivates the manly qualities of independence, self-reliance, self-sufficiency, …

Create SMART Quarterly Goals With This Three-Step System

If you want to get stuff done, you have to stay focused. One way to do that? Work with smaller milestones. For example, instead of making a list of …

Productivity

How you can use the 5-hour rule to achieve your goals and improve your life

You try hard ever day, but never see any long-term improvement. You feel trapped where you are, unable to move forward or progress. You see other …

How I Tricked Myself Into Reading More Books

I love books. I can’t leave a bookstore without at least one. But I also have a tendency to buy books and not actually read them. Somewhere along the …

Books

People Who Learn 10 Times Faster Know These 5 Techniques

Have you ever sat down and tried to read for work or school and wondered if there was a way that you could learn the material faster and not forget …

5 Calls Makes Calling Your Government Representatives as Simple as Possible

Making your voice heard by your government reps is now more important than ever. 5 Calls shows you who to call about which issues, and even gives you …

Privacy Paradox: What You Can Do About Your Data Right Now

<i>This is a guest post from WNYC's</i> Note to Self <i>podcast, which explores the effects of technology on our lives. Its week-long Privacy Paradox Project</i> <i>starts on Feb. 6 and you can sign up below or on the WNYC website.</i><p>You know how you should behave online. You should have strong passwords. You should …

Privacy

This Tutorial Shows You How to Fake Tilt Shift Videos

You’ve probably seen those fun time lapse videos that make subjects look miniature, like toys or models surrounded by a realistic looking …

Tilt-shift

An Expert’s Guide to Trumponomics

A leading economist has issued stark warnings about the Trump era and its impact on the American and global economy. We ask if the new President’s …

The Four Strategies Louis CK Uses to Tell Better Jokes

Telling a great joke actually isn’t that easy, even if comedians like Louis CK make it look simple. While part of being a good joke teller is …

Five Tools for Beginners that Power Up the Command Line

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a command line noob, there’s no way you remember every command, manual page, or tooltip. Lucky for you, we have …

Linux

All the Days You Can Visit National Parks for Free in 2017

National parks are great any time of year (yes, even in winter), but if you don’t want to shell out for the park pass, take advantage of the National …

Use a Mind Map To Figure Out What You Want to Do With Your Life

We’ve talked before about using mind maps as a means to kickstart creativity, but former Google career coach Jenny Blake suggests using one to figure …

Most Popular Top 10s of 2016

Every weekend we round up our best guides and posts on a specific subject, from working better to upgrading your computer. Here’s a look back at this …

TNW's best headphones and microphones of 2016

The last year has been a good one for audiophiles, with high end audio becoming less expensive, and greater selection of quality products overall.<p>Of course, the audio market is too large for us to try out every single product, but here are some solid recommendations from the best we’ve used in the …

4 Zen Koans That Reveal Startling Wisdom

A Zen koan is a finger pointing at the moon. It isn’t meant to serve up absolute truth on a platter, but to help a seeker contemplate the wisdom …

Meditation the new tool to reach peak performance

It’s relatively easy to spot the physical differences between, say, an Olympic rower and a couch potato. But it’s the mind as much as the muscles that make a champion – so is it possible to pick an “elite brain” out of a crowd of ordinary grey matter?<p>That’s the challenge that a team of …

How to Get More out of Your GoPro

The GoPro is your favorite action camera, and it’s easy to understand why. It’s versatile, powerful, and sturdy. However, you’ll probably get over …

Videography

Vectr Is a Free, Cross-Platform, Online Graphics Editor

Vectr is a new, free graphics editor that you can use on your desktop or in your web browser to create simple, clean vector graphics.<p>If you’ve ever …

Graphic Design

STRANGER THINGS Side-By-Side Comparison with Movie Inspirations from the '70s and '80s

Exploring the Still-Pristine Green River Wilderness

If certain energy speculators have their way, the Green River in Southeastern Utah may someday have a nuclear reactor on its banks. What it currently …

The 20 best apps for making videos

<b>S</b>hooting and sharing videos has never been so easy, with a wide selection of mobile apps available to capture, edit and distribute your footage. Some are squeezed-down smartphone versions of powerful, desktop, video-editing software, while others are inventive new tools for the Instagram generation …

Apps

Napkin Finance Fits Basic Financial Advice in the Space of a Napkin

The most basic money skills aren’t all that complicated, even if we make it so. To prove the point, Napkin Finance fits the basics into the space of …

Focus on These Four Concepts to Finally Master Your Money

Anyone who’s improved their money skills will tell you: it’s not about the rules. Okay, the rules are important, but they’re not nearly as important …