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7 Psychological Tricks for Getting More Work Done | Inc.com

We all wish we could get more work done in less time. If we were more productive, we'd have a better chance at getting that raise, we'd have more personal time to do what we wanted, and we'd get closer to our goals much faster. Unfortunately, you can't bully yourself into working harder. There's no …

Productivity

The Week in Review: Value of Sleep

We blame it on laziness, too much socializing or a late bedtime, but there is also some science involved in why teens just can’t wake up in the …

How Does Your (Gut) Garden Grow?

Nutritionist Kathie Madonna Swift argues that drugs, stress, and poor food choices are causing obesity, and that nurturing your digestive bacteria is the fastest way to lose weight<p>Photo: Hans Gissinger/Truck Archives<p>For decades, farmers have been using anti­biotics to fatten up their livestock—they …

Flying bicycle seeks a second wind

If man were meant to fly, he’d have wings – or at minimum a Paravelo: half-bike, half-parasail flying machine that seamlessly melds extreme sports with eco-sensible transportation.<p>The Paravelo is the brainchild of aviation-obsessed inventors John Foden and Yannick Read, the founders of XploreAir, …

Weird

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

'Impulse Society' blames hyper-capitalism for America's social ills

Paul Roberts is disappointed and his disquiet is boundless.<p>Facebook, General Motors, Wall Street,<p>Carl Icahn, credit cards, same-day delivery, Netflix, sport utility vehicles, Wal-Mart, Big Data, Twitter, the Tea Party and jogging all add to his dismay.<p>In his new book, "The Impulse Society: America …

General Motors

Daily Inspiration #1870

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Motorcyclist cut off, unreal crash caught on dashcam

Eastern Europe. Dashcams. They go together like vodka and more vodka. In today's installment, we have what is arguably one of the most remarkable crashes we've ever witnessed.<p>A car, in what may be Belarus, attempts to change lanes right at the unfortunate moment that a motorcyclist – who looks to …

Robo-cars, Uber Will Save Us Billions, Keep Us From Crashing And Put An End To Waiting At The DMV

One of the great American rites of passage has been the teenager earning his or her driver’s license. Nearly everyone went through some version of a parent trying to teach them to operate the family car, the trepidation of taking the driving test and the subsequent few years, where statistically …

Motorcycle restoration: the teardown

Weekends are when most folks get a chance to work on their bikes, so we’re starting a new series on the Bike EXIF Youtube channel called Saturday Sessions. We’re taking a peek behind the scenes at the Brooklyn workshop E3 Motorcycles, and documenting the rebuild of a 1975 Honda CB550F.<p>The bike …

Motorcycles

How to build a Harley cafe racer

A few weeks ago our article How To Build a Cafe Racer struck a chord with many readers. The response was overwhelmingly positive and it sounds like many of you are now using the article as a guide when modifying your own bikes.<p>However, that guide was good as design <i>theory</i>, and it’s now time for a …

Motorcycles

Motorcycle reconditioning

In last week’s Saturday Sessions, we saw E3 Motorcycles tearing down a Honda CB550. This week, it’s time for the messy business of motorcycle reconditioning—inspecting, bagging, and tagging the dismantled parts.<p>“A nice paint job only tells half the story,” says E3’s David Browning, “and isn’t …

Motorcycles

Motorcycle restoration: the frame

In last week’s Saturday Sessions episode David Browning and E3 Motorcycles got their hands dirty with breaking down and reconditioning the Honda CB550.<p>The first round of replacement parts is now on the way. So this week we’re moving on to frame and metal preparation, via sand blasting and powder …

Motorcycles

Motorcycle restoration: wheels

Anyone who’s taken on a large-scale motorcycle restoration runs into an “Aw—f*ck” moment at some point. The best-laid plans can unravel, or get held up by a single seized bolt or incorrect parts order. And this week, that’s what’s happened with our featured CB550, owned by New York agency Woods …

Motorcycles

Motorcycle restoration: The engine

A motorcycle engine is a thing of beauty: A compact mechanical symphony, engineered with precision. And one of the most satisfying jobs during a motorcycle restoration is restoring an engine back to its original glory.<p>That’s what happened this week in E3 Motorcycles’ Brooklyn workshop. Going under …

Restoration

‘I Think I Kill Pleasure’: Philip Seymour Hoffman Reflects on His Children, and Facing Life and Death

In a previously unaired interview made before his February death from a drug overdose, the actor talks about his children, happiness, and learning to …

The Death And Decay Of Detroit, As Seen From The Streets

Patton Street, NW Detroit<p>Feel like you can kind of see how this scene unfolded:<p>In the top photo, the tree is blocking the view of that yellow house …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Immune System

HOUSE OF THE DAY: The Kennedys' Palm Beach Vacation House Is On Sale For A Whopping $38.5 Million

The 15,000-square-foot oceanfront home has 11 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, and amazing views of the beach — not to mention an impressive history.

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

Brazil laundering illegal timber on a 'massive and growing scale'

Greenpeace uncovers evidence that illegally logged timber is being sold on to buyers in the UK, US, Europe and China<p>Illegally logged timber in Brazil is being laundered on a massive and growing scale and then sold on to unwitting buyers in the UK, US, Europe and China, Greenpeace claimed on …

Why Innovation Eats Reinvention's Lunch, Every Time

Once upon a time, an automotive company was started with a bold dream: to usher in a new era of motorized transportation. This company would employ thousands of people, from a CEO down to the factory floor. This company would generate tremendous economic gains for the surrounding communities — and …

Say goodbye to capitalism as we know it

A new economic system has entered the world stage.<p>The Collaborative Commons is the first new economic paradigm to take root since the advent of …

New York calls for ban on face scrub microbeads

If you've ever used a face- or body-scrubbing product, it's likely that it contained plastic microbeads. These microbeads work to slough away dead …

10 things billionaires won’t tell you

<b>1.“We just get richer and richer.”</b><p>The past 35 years have been a period of extraordinary wealth creation by billionaires, according to a new “2015 …

David Foster Wallace was right: Irony is ruining our culture

David Foster Wallace long ago warned about the cultural snark that now defines popular culture. It’s time to listen<p>Percy Shelley famously wrote that “poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.” For Shelley, great art had the potential to make a new world through the depth of its vision …

How O. J. Simpson Killed Popular Culture

Two decades after America dropped whatever it was doing to watch a white Bronco cruise down the San Diego Freeway, the O. J. Simpson case remains unparalleled as noir mystery, soap opera, and (though no one knew it at the time) TV’s first reality show. Examining how the cast—Kato Kaelin, Marcia …

3 Strategies for Dealing With Toxic People

This story appears in the April 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>"Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing," Ralph Waldo Emerson once mused. It's a solid observation about handling interactions with difficult people. Mark Goulston, a Los Angeles-based business …