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The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Photojojo Shows You How to Make a Cool DIY Pocket Portfolio

Sometimes it’s the small details of our photographic endeavors that bring meaning to our work, which is why we love this fun, creative mini-portfolio …

Inside the Studio of a Traditional Sign Painter

Take a look inside the studio of traditional sign painter Antonio "Tj" Guzzardi and get lost on this amazing space full of vintage signs and …

Babe Ruth-signed ball sold at auction

One of the most famous autographed baseballs in history -- the one signed by Babe Ruth with a promise to hit a home run for an ailing 11-year-old boy …

Baseball

Personal Trainer Prep: 3 Questions a New Client Will Likely Ask You

You’d be forgiven for assuming that each and every professional working in the health and fitness industry today was of the same caliber, but you’d …

20 Trends for the Future

While predicting the future is impossible, some leading industry suppliers offer their best guesses as to what will happen in the fitness industry in …

Innovation

Clever And Space-Saving Beds Which You Can Slide Away and Hide

A bed is a large and robust piece of furniture, no matter now sleek and sophisticated its design may be. This means that they occupy lots of floor …

Living Rooms

12 business books you will need to read in 2014

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book nerd’s version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver …

Self-improvement

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful

As entrepreneurs, leaders, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think about we are projecting into the future.<p>Read on to find the words of wisdom that will inspire your heart, motivate your mind in building your business, leading your life, creating success, achieving your goals, and …

Motivation

Fox planning 'Magic: The Gathering' movie with 'X-Men' writer

<i>Magic: The Gathering</i> kicked off the trading card game craze way back in 1993, by turning collectible cards into powerful magic spells and fantastic creatures used in a deep, strategic game. Even today, the franchise rakes in money with a never-ending series of expansion sets and tournaments, and it …

6 Of The Best Pieces of Advice From Successful Writers

I've been reading some advice from successful writers lately and exploring what their routines are like to see what I can learn about them.<p>Here are six of the most common pieces of advice I came across that have helped me a lot improving my writing here at Buffer.<p>It also features actionable tips …

Write Better: The 7 Qualities of High-Concept Stories

Stumped by submission guidelines calling for “high-concept” romance, suspense, young adult or other popular fiction? These 7 qualifiers will help you …

Man Buns

10 Servings<p>This will make more pulled pork than you’ll need, but who would be sad about that? Use the leftovers to make tacos, pulled pork sandwiches, pork stew—whatever your heart desires, really<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Beer-braised pork shoulder filling<p>2 lb. boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt)<p>2 teaspoons …

Wall Street's Brightest Minds Share The Best Books They Read In 2013

The responses vary — from works of fiction to nonfiction titles, both new and old.<p>Some deal with finance, but most don't, at least directly.

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6 Liquid Liner Looks For Beginners and Pros

<i>Special offer: Use promo code CYNTHIAROWLEYBEAUTY to get a FREE Cynthia Rowley Beauty Liquid Liner in Black Ink—a Birchbox exclusive ($18 value)—when you purchase a 3-, 6-, or 12-month women’s subscription. But hurry, quantities are limited!</i>

Holiday Gift Ideas Straight From Our Shop!

We’ll admit that holiday shopping can be stressful. But these beauty gift sets make it easy! Who doesn’t enjoy a bundle of special, limited-edition …

Holiday Gift Ideas

7 Powerful Truths That Can Improve Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.”<br>– Sébastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort<p>How you live is determined by your …

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7 Quick Tips for Better Business Writing

Want your words to wow? Take this basic advice to write more effective emails, memos, and other professional materials.<p>I took many writing classes in college but perhaps the most useful was one focused on business writing. My classmates and I spent a semester editing example after example of …

How successful people make themselves luckier

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you know why.<p>Unfortunately for some people, that second day never occurs. For lucky people, though, the second day—the day you know why—is often described as a personal epiphany. The most successful people have a clear …

Success

Using the Hell Out of a Corded Drill: How to Make a Ring Out of a Coin, When Safety is of No Concern

For those of you with access to a full shop—I'm looking at you, ID students—if I gave you a half-dollar coin and asked you to turn it into a wearable …

4 Ways to Live a More Meaningful and Simple Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Many of us read tons of information on how to live a more simple and happier life… finding happiness and connecting with our higher self to uncover …

Eat With Your Stomach, Not Your Brain – An Interview with Dr. Brian Wansink | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I was fortunate enough to interview Dr. Brian Wansink, lead author to over 100 academic articles and books, including his best-seller Mindless …

Why Finding Freedom Is One of the Scariest Things You’ll Ever Do | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

What is it about life?<p>What is it that makes us afraid of what could happen or what is round the corner?<p>Why do we try to control, try to make things …

Finish What You Started: 4 Tips to Effectively See Your Projects Through | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you have a pile of unfinished projects inside your drawer or computer? You know, half-baked ideas, incomplete blog posts, or projects that never …

Time Management

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …