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12 Timeless Truths to Learn from Bruce Lee, Master of Self Mastery

<b>“The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering”.</b> <b>– Bruce Lee</b><p>Bruce Lee, an influential martial artist, teacher, actor, film director, …

Bruce Lee

10 Quotes That Will Make You Get Out and Live, Damn It

Everyone wants to be known for something. You might watch explorers on the National Geographic Channel, read about Nobel Prize-winning innovators, or …

The Beauty and Grandeur of Opera Houses Around the World

For centuries, opera houses have stood as the symbol of a nation's wealth and grandeur. David Leventi celebrates these cultural landmarks by photographing the interiors of world-famous opera houses around the globe, capturing the spectacular architecture and ornate decor of vast halls in Budapest, …

The Four “I’s” of Every Transformational Leader

A few weeks ago something extraordinary happened to me! For the first time after several years working in a big corporation I felt the presence of a</b> …

Leadership

10 Mind Expanding Books To Read In A Lifetime

Growing up as a child, I can remember every thing and every one around me reminding me that reading was not something to be done for fun — but rather …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

The Best Time to Work When You're Sleep Deprived

You had a light night and you know the next day is going to be rough. You'll likely be dragging all day, but there is still a small window of time …

Top 10 Tips and Tricks We Learned from the Military

You learn unique, useful skills in the military—not just for special ops, but also often applicable to everyday life. Here are ten of the most …

4 Short Yet Powerful Quotes from Abraham Lincoln to Help You Grow | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

In today’s busy world, how do you find time to step back from your daily routine and think about where you’re actually going?<p>One great way is to tap …

Balance Beer Bottles on Knives to Win Free Drinks at the Bar

Who doesn't like the prospect of free drinks or winning money? Perfect a couple of ingenious bar tricks and you can become the local hustler who …

Keep a Shoe Tongue in Place by Looping Laces Back Through It

Do the tongues of your sneakers slip to one side as you run? There's usually a loop on the tongue for your laces to prevent that, but it often …

The 80% Rule: Cutting Back on Work Makes You Work Better

Okinawans, some of the healthiest people in the world, follow a tradition called <i>hara hachi bu</i>, which means they eat until they're 80% full. Justin …

Apply the 80/20 Rule to Clutter to Get Rid of Old Junk

Nobody likes clutter, but it's pretty hard to get rid of things sometimes. Speaking with The Wall Street Journal, author Jennifer Baumgartner …

Minimalism

Add a DIY Brake Light to Your Bicycle

Riding a bike on roads populated with cars makes communicating actions, like when you're braking, an important part of cycling safety. Instructables …

Cycling

Warren Buffett’s Best Money Advice

Warren Buffett is a hugely successful investor, and his tips for investing are surprisingly accessible. Most of his methods are simple, …

“hero to zero”

“hero to zero”

Telling the Full Stories of War: Conflict Photojournalism

From June 29th through September 29th, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. is showing the exhibit, War Photography: Images of Armed …

Photography Tips in a Pinch

Good photographers try to be prepared for almost any situation. Unfortunately, if you tried to carry everything you’d need to meet every possible …

Be Yourself Everyone Else Is Already Taken

5 Tips to Add Flavor to Your Landscape Photography

<i>Landscapes can have a magical impact on people.</i> Depending on the location, a landscape may instill a feeling of serenity or natural turmoil; it might …

Portraits of Shopkeepers and Their Shops at the Saint-Ouen Flea Market in Paris

The flea market of Saint-Ouen in Paris is one of the largest and oldest of its kind. Founded in 1885 and made up of 15 smaller markets, the market …

Famous Shoes, Famous Guns And Famous Guitars by Federico Mauro

Drinking Quotes

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Escape

Portraits of Complete Strangers Touching Each Other

While photographer Richard Renadli was in the midst of his 2003 project, <i>See America By</i> <i>Bus</i>, where he was photographing groupings of strangers waiting …

26 Splendid Pictures of Sunbeams

A ray of sunlight can make a dreary day look beautiful or turn a dark room into the brightest in the house. The way sunbeams bring beauty and light …