Ken Cooper

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150 Homesteading, Preparedness & Survival Skills to Learn

In the continuing series of 150 Things You Should Know & Do, a great group have women have come together to create a list of Homestead, Preparedness …

Homesteading

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

Self Defense

How to Practice Drills with Your Handgun

Training and drills are the key to being fast in a tense situation. The training of individual movements makes you fast and consistent, and the …

Self Defense

5 Magazines to Make History Come Alive

The word “history” is Greek for inquiry, which is knowledge acquired by investigation of the past. Scholars interpret this information and study how it relates to humans. Long, narrative accounts of events can get rather boring, but with Flipboard you can read about various perspectives you …

Ancient Civilization

Seven Secrets of Highly Effective Flipboard MagMakers

MagMaker / December 19, 2013<p>There’s an art to creating a successful Flipboard magazine, but there’s some science involved as well. So with apologies …

Pinterest Etiquette: 9 Things Pinners Should Never Do

Pinterest has had an incredible year. In February, it was found to have attracted 10 million unique viewers faster than any other standalone site in history; in May, it became the third most popular social networking site, trumped only by Facebook and Twitter.<p>Seasoned Pinners probably noticed that …

19 Everyday Expressions That Came from Aesop

Aesop: we’ve all heard the name, and most of us are familiar with at least a few of his fables with the anthropomorphized animals facing extremely …

How to Become a Better Writer in One, Simple Step

Want to write better stories, essays, and blog posts? There’s one trick that you can do to easily become a better writer.<p>Photo by Neal Sanche. …

Going Paperless: How I Simplified My Notebook Organization in Evernote (Part 1)

Over a year and a half ago, I wrote about how I organize my notes in Evernote. To this day, it is one of the most frequently-asked questions that I …

Peel garlic, pit cherries: 5 clever, easy kitchen hacks

We’re always looking for ways to make our lives easier – especially in the kitchen. Nilou Motamed, editor-in-chief of Epicurious, is here to do just that, showing us how to do everyday tasks in a smarter way.<p><b>How to peel garlic</b><p>It seems like garlic is used in almost every dish, and peeling it can be …

Hacking

Create and Theme an Evernote Powered Blog With Postach.io

Postach.io is a blogging system with a difference. It has one feature in particular which makes it especially interesting: instead of an admin panel …

What We Love This Week, Volume XLIX

Source: Fubiz<p>The World As Seen By Birds<p>Source: Fubiz<p>While the phrase “a bird’s eye view” has often been realized by humans solely in the figurative …

Human Experimentation: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

Pinterest Best Practices and Busted Myths (Class 2 of 3)

Master Class Segment 2 of 3: Getting the most bang for each and every pin.<i>Click here for all the Pinterest master classes.</i>As I shared last time, …

Marketing

Nice or Tough: Which Approach Engages Employees Most?

It’s probably no news to most people who work that poor leaders produce disgruntled, unengaged employees. Our research also shows convincingly that great leaders do the opposite — that is, that they produce highly committed, engaged, and productive employees.<p>And the difference is cavernous — in a …

Can You Learn To Be Successful?

I’m behind in my reading. More than 30 unread books are sitting on my office shelves and another one joins their ranks almost every week. In an attempt to break the logjam, I opened one somewhat randomly and read this intriguing claim:<p>“You can personally choose to become more successful by adopting …