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7 things Albert Einstein taught me about creativity

But first, this critical distinction:<p><b>Creativity is</b> — solving problems, fashioning products, or defining new questions in a way that is novel.• <b><br>Art is</b> — …

Creativity

NCAA Announces CBB Rule Change to Allow Players to Return to School If Undrafted

The NCAA announced a rule change Wednesday that will allow players to return to school if they declare for the NBA draft but are not selected.<p>The new rule states that players who participate in the NBA combine can return "as long as they notify their athletics director of their intent by 5 p.m. the …

NBA Draft

Not Enough Time in the Day? Ask Yourself These 50 Tough Questions to Find Out Why

Poor time management isn't about a lack of time. It's about how you think about time.<p>Hands down, one of the most common problems faced by entrepreneurs is a "lack of time." Yet, how is it that some people achieve so much more than others when we all share the same 24 hours? It's not because they …

Time Management

People Who Like Players More Than Teams Are the Worst Type of Sports Fan

The hottest item basketball fans can get their hands on right now is a LeBron James Los Angeles Lakers jersey. It’s been really hard to be a Lakers …

Basketball

17 things to start doing in your 20s so you don’t live in regret in your 40s

They say youth is wasted on the young.<p>It doesn’t have to be. If you take a look at Quora and Reddit, hundreds of people older and wiser than you have …

Success

NBA players discuss the dark side of free agency: 'I wanted to quit'

When an NBA player hits free agency, it’s equal parts exciting and nerve-racking.<p>When the process goes smoothly and the player signs a lucrative …

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How To Defeat The Dreaded Swamp Crotch

Stay high and dry.<p>Swamp crotch. Swass. Booty Dew. Whatever you prefer to call it, the accumulation of sweat down under is not an ideal situation. But …

How LeBron James Mastered the Media

After Game 3 of the NBA Finals, reporters surrounded Kevin Love in the Cavaliers’ locker room. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst stood at the group’s outer …

Luka Doncic The Come Up: NBA Draft Edition

Luka Doncic has his superstar life planned out (and swagged out). Check it out.<p>Doncic was 16 when he made his professional debut for Real Madrid, becoming the youngest player in club history to play in the Liga ACB and the EuroLeague. Last summer, he helped lead Slovenia to its first EuroBasket …

You’re Wiping Your Butt All Wrong and Probably Injuring Yourself

Butt hurt? You’re not alone. Americans are shit at bathroom hygiene—and now we’re paying the pricePeople are so bad at wiping their butts, doctors …

35 Sleek Versions Of Useful Everyday Products On Amazon That Minimalists Will Love

The older I get, the more I find myself subscribing to the idea that less is more. I enjoy carrying a smaller purse and I avoid clutter in my …

12 Science-Backed Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

From chewing gum to having more sex, here are some things you can do to boost your brain power.<p>There are a variety of things a person can do, at any age, to make themselves smarter. And they're easier than you think.<p>One simple way to make yourself smarter is to believe that it's possible and tell …

The Brain

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

33 Questions to Ask Your Friends to Really Get to Know Each Other

Making friends as an adult can be a challenge, and holding on to old friends as the years pass can be even more difficult as your individual lives …

Relationships

One Flaw Every Top NBA Rookie Needs to Fix

When picking out holes in top NBA rookies' games, it's important to remember that mere survival is a feat in that first year.<p>The game is faster, the players larger, stronger and smarter. Schemes shift, vulnerabilities get exploited immediately and heaven help the rookie who has to face a team the …

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NBA players discuss their sneaker collections and love of shoes

It’s no secret that the sneaker resale market has blown up. Today, it’s valued at $1 billion and analysts expect that number to continue rising in …

The three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

Strategy First. Then Relentless Tactical Execution.

A few months into my tenure as the VP of Marketing at SuperMac, we now understood who our customers were. We had thought really hard about “market …

40 Buzzwords That Make Smart People Sound Stupid: The Most Overused Corporate Jargon

See how many you recognize from this new analysis of web and social communications.<p>We all know at least one person who overuses buzzwords and corporate jargon. He's (because it's almost always a guy) harmless, if a little irritating.<p>But when your website, press coverage, and social media posts …

39 questions to make small talk with anyone

There’s nothing quite like breaking the conversational barrier with a friend or co-worker. In order to reach that level of chummy rapport, though, …

Commuting

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

Traveling in the NBA: The Price of Making Art

Let me just get this out of the way now: James Harden traveled. He probably traveled more than once in Game 1 of the Rockets' first-round playoff series against the Timberwolves on Sunday, but I'm specifically talking about his step-back jumper to shake Andrew Wiggins and sink a three-pointer. It …

Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence. For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw. People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes. So why bother getting better at it?<p>And that’s why many people …

Learning

LeBron Is the Best Player the NBA Has Ever Seen, Even If He's Not the GOAT

Just after his rejection of a driving Victor Oladipo kept the game tied for the final possession (it wasn't called, but the league has retroactively admitted it was goaltending), LeBron James did away with any controversy. Even if his opponent's layup had counted as two points, the ensuing pull-up …

Basketball

The Ultimate Body Transformation Plan

How much can you change your body in four weeks? More than you think – but only if you have three things: a good exercise plan, smart eating rules, …

Win AirPods in a Color of Your Choice From ColorWare

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with ColorWare to give <i>MacRumors</i> readers a chance to win a set of custom-painted AirPods, which are available in dozens of different colors.<p>ColorWare is a company that's been around for quite some time, offering custom paint jobs and unique skins for a range …

AirPods

How to clean your Apple Watch and Apple Watch bands

Given that it spends much of its time clinging to your wrist, it's no wonder your Apple Watch gets a little grubby after a while. Clean away that …