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Maximize Your Potential: Grow Your Expertise, Take Bold Risks & Build An Incredible Career

Can you step outside your comfort zone? Bounce back from failure? Build new skills? Tapping into your true potential is no idle endeavor. It demands creativity, dedication, and a whole lot of hustle.<p>With wisdom from 21 leading creative minds, 99U’s Maximize Your Potential will show you how to generate new opportunities, cultivate your creative expertise, build valuable relationships, and take bold, new risks so that you can utilize your talents to the fullest. If you already read <b>Manage Your</b> …

Gatsby Sans Special Effects? Still Mind-Blowing

Anyone who's seen <i>The Great Gatsby</i> knows the visuals are <i>beyond</i>. The colors are brighter, the textures are more luxurious, the grandeur is grander than …

How To Shave With A Straight Razor

Mental Floss is going old school with a lesson in straight-razor shaving from master barber Kevin Kellett.

4 Moves to a Flat Belly

Want to shred your abs? Consider this your flat belly bootcamp<p>The body part you can't stomach? Your stomach, according to our poll. Tighten and trim your waistline with these four ab-sculpting moves from trainer David Kirsch. <b>Stability-Ball Jackknife</b>Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the …

Top 50 Startups in New York City you need to know about

<i>Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger are the founders of 3460 Miles, a bi-weekly newsletter that connects the New York and London tech, design, and social good communities. Sign up for their newsletter and find them on Twitter and Facebook.</i><p>New York City is chock full of startups shaking up …

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10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

How to Be Yourself

"Be yourself" is quite possibly the most commonly used phrase in the history of individualist-based advice. Be yourself. It's such a vague adage. …

More Hilarious GIFs to Help Newcomers Navigate NYC

Artist Nathan Pyle is back again with a new hilariously accurate set of gifs to help newcomers navigate through the Big Apple. With the wisdom he has gained from his 5 years of residence in the city that never sleeps, the artist saves visitors the embarrassment of naivet. From knowing how to steer …

6 Healthy Foods That Relax, Calm, and De-Stress

Studies have found that these options can help contribute to a healthy mental state, buffer against the harmful physical effects of stress, and dial up your serenity level. Eat your way to Zen.

Rainbow Pencils Made of Recycled Paper | Colossal

<p>Tokyo-based designer Duncan Shotton, known for his whimsical functional objects like the magnetic cloud keyholder and his Lochness monster pins, …

Obama's Syria Blink: Who Clipped His Wings?

When a Frenchman behaves out of character, his knowing colleagues exclaim, “Cherchez la femme!” Look for the woman! The implication is that he is trying to impress some woman or, worse, is being manipulated by one (perhaps even his Chère Maman!).<p>In Washington these days, when politicians behave in …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

On and Off Duty: 1 Sweatshirt, 6 Ways

How to make the most of this new wardrobe must-have<p>This bum-around-in favorite has grown up. In more sophisticated silhouettes and richer fabrications, the sweatshirt is now an everyday staple, just as chic for weekend downtime as it is for weekday busy time. Here, we show you how to make the most …

13 Professionals Share Surprising Facts From Inside Their Industries

Learning how the sausage gets made (literally or figuratively) can be a disturbing experience.<p>From health care to finance, every industry has hidden facts and processes that would shock the rest of the world. A bunch of professionals shared their most surprising insights in a thread on Quora.

47 Calm And Airy Rustic Dining Room Designs

We continue telling you of rustic décor and today these are dining room designs. Rough wood, rough stone, a hearth, wicker furniture, lots of light …

Ikea produces flatpack refugee shelter

The United Nations' refugee agency said on Friday that it has turned to Swedish furniture giant Ikea to produce a flatpack refugee shelter which can be rapidly assembled in crisis zones.<p>The first prototypes of the new shelters - which can be set up in just four hours without tools - are to be set …

Rooftop Bars NYC Views - Best Hotels, Pools, Restaurants

New YorkThe NYC Rooftops You Need To Hit This Summerby Elizabeth BuxtonSep 14, 2017<p>New YorkThe 10 BEST Rooftops In NYCWe like to think the rooftop is …

New York City

The Best Times to Eat for Weight Loss

How and when you eat can impact your health—and your weight. Upgrade your eating habits to maximize fat burning and keep hunger at bay<p>Certainly what we eat has an enormous impact on our health and weight status. But did you know that when and how we eat also make a huge difference? Eating at the …

7 Reasons I Dumped Facebook

It’s official. I’m off the Facebook grid. Nobody offended me. I didn’t have a bad experience. While I’m not thrilled about the idea of Big Brother watching my every move, I’m not particularly paranoid about social media sharing. Therefore, I’m sharing why I’m dumping Facebook and committing to …

To be a citizen of the world

Wallace Stegner crept up on me, his name slipped into my hands at a dinner party. Perhaps it was a voracious appetite for new literature, or the …

5 Ways to Never Be Stressed Again

Everybody feels stress and knows it intimately, but very few of us think about what stress actually is.<p>Stress is a thought. That's it. No more, no less. If that's true, then we have complete control over stress, because it's not something that happens <i>to us</i> but something that happens <i>in us</i>.<p>The …

The Foundation of Love: Releasing Judgments and Expectations

<b>“Love is saying, ‘I feel differently' instead of ‘you're wrong.'” ~Unknown</b><p>We seek it, want it, need it, yet it eludes so many of us: genuine, …

26 Statement-Making Necklaces

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30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

<i>When you stop chasing the wrong things you give<br>the right things a chance to catch you.</i><p>As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a …

Architecture of Density, Photos Highlight Patterns & Textures of Hong Kong Apartment Towers

Photographer Michael Wolf highlights the patterns, textures, and anonymity of Hong Kong’s vast apartment towers in his photo series “Architecture of …

Hong Kong

Open-plan offices make employees less productive, less happy, and more likely to get sick

A well-designed office is a happy office. As facilities managers strive to save space and cash, they’re reshuffling desks and fiddling with temperature gauges. All of which has an impact on workers’ performance. Open-plan offices may make some kinds of collaboration easier, but are they more …

The Workplace

Here's An Excellent Presentation About The Rise Of Mobile And The Massive Implications

It's on the rise of mobile and what it means for the industry.<p>It's full of great charts like the one on the right about Microsoft. We first spotted it on Slideshare. We asked Evans if we could republish it, and he said yes.<p>Anyway … dig in!