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A Chess Grandmaster Shares a Remarkably Effective Trick for Solving Any Problem | Inc.com

How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to the U.S. Of course he was eager to teach me, his firstborn son, the rules of the game.<p>This …

Chess

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

The Psychology of the Breathtakingly Stupid Mistake

We all make stupid mistakes from time to time. History is replete with examples. Legend has it that the Trojans accepted the Greek’s “gift” of a huge …

Relationships: opposites do not attract, scientists prove

People do not form friendships or reationships with people who do not hold the same values, views and prejudices, scientists have shown<p>The theory that opposites attract is a myth, scientists have found, after discovering that people are only attracted to those who hold the same views and values as …

Personality

23 Incredible DIY Outside Bar Ideas

Outside bar is one of the best ideas for your garden this year. It is very useful thing when you gather with your friends and when you are making …

The Top 15 Places To See In Your Lifetime

Wanderlust.<p>Good news, travelers: your ultimate bucket list is here.<p>Lonely Planet released its list of the Top 50 places to visit on Monday, and we're already packing our bags. The list is an excerpt from the company's upcoming book, <i>Ultimate Travel: The 500 Best Places on the Planet...Ranked</i>, <i></i>which …

Tennis Ball Key Holder

Build an Adjustable Bottle Cutter for 30-Second Clean Cuts

One of the most popular videos we’ve ever shared on <i>Make:</i> (see below) is of Dan Rojas demonstrating how to cut a wine/beer bottle very cleanly using only a light score line and hot and cold water to stress the score and separate the glass. In that video, he uses a conventional glass cutting jig, …

Most Popular DIY Projects of 2014

We love good DIY projects at Lifehacker, but they can be easy to miss if you're not planning a project at the moment. From computers to the …

Green DIY: Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden That Takes up Little Space - Cretíque

With winter now firmly behind us, some homeowners are busy tending to their revitalized garden and shaping it for warmer seasons ahead. But there are …

5 Outfit Ideas from Edwin for Summer 2015

Edwin has been perfecting its denim process since 1947 when Mr. Tsunemi — the brand’s founder — was inspired to import the very first denim from the …

Clothing

The Shortness of Life: Seneca on Busyness and the Art of Living Wide Rather Than Living Long

<i>“How we spend our days,”</i> Annie Dillard memorably wrote in her soul-stretching meditation on the life of presence, <i>“is, of course, how we spend our lives.”</i> And yet most of us spend our days in what Kierkegaard believed to be our greatest source of unhappiness — a refusal to recognize that “busy is a …

10 Recent Music Releases To Listen To That Aren't Taylor Swift

It's getting hard to escape Taylor Swift since the release of <i>1989</i> -- in addition to conquering radio, she's also taken over the entirety of New York City. But even though it seems like whole world is swept up in Swift-mania, the music world has been quietly pumping out some amazing, non-Taylor …

Wedding Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>“When I was getting married, I couldn’t think of a caterer I wanted to use,” says chef Naomi Pomeroy, Expatriate, Portland, OR, “and I didn’t want to ask my staff.” Her solution? Cook for her guests herself. She went with super-simple chicken, powered …

Recipes

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