Nathan Brinling

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30sec Tip: We Cannot Change the Cards We Are Dealt

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

Don't You Wish You Thought of This? Econ Professor Focuses on Beer

(Photo: Steve Jurvetson)<p>When <b>Jason Childs</b> and his colleagues went about devising a new course in economics at the University of Regina, they wanted to …

Hulu auction heats up as DirecTV and Time Warner Cable place bids

Hulu's future may be uncertain, but the company doesn't have any shortage of potential suitors. <i>The Los Angeles Times</i> reports that the first round of bids from potential purchasers were due this week, with Guggenheim Digital Media — a group led by former interim Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn — putting in …

30sec Tip: What You Do Today is Important

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

‘SNL’ Bids Farewell to Bill Hader With a Stefon Wedding

Regardless of any given night’s successful sketch rate on <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, the last 60 seconds or so are always a chance for everyone on stage to …

Bill Hader On Sketch Comedy, Classic Hollywood

<i>This interview was originally broadcast on Aug. 22, 2012.</i><p>Comedian Bill Hader is adept onstage and doing live TV. But he's scared to death of standup.<p>He remembers watching Chris Rock's 1996 HBO special, <i>Bring the Pain,</i> and thinking, "I don't know how people do that."<p>"I need a character," Hader tells</i> …

How to Be Much Better at Cornhole

<b>No one knows the exact history of cornhole,</b> the lawn game involving tossing small bags at rectangular, wooden boards with a hole in them. Some say Germans invented it in the 1300s. Others claim that the Native American Blackhawk tribe started it when they stuffed dried animal bladders with corn and …

52 weeks, 52 things to do in 2013

Damn we’re organized. Print this out, stick it to the fridge, fill your year with fun and cheer<p>Another year gone, another year in which you missed out on 95 percent of the cool things happening around the world.<p>No more excuses.<p>This list sets up your 2013 how it should be -- planned to the hilt with …

10 places you should visit before you die

<b>UPDATE</b>: Discover the best places on earth and receive personalised travel recommendations with HomeAway’s new microsite Places to See Before You Die, …

(Images) 56 Inspirational Picture Quotes That Will Motivate Your Mind, Body & Soul

Now and then when we <i>need a little Inspiration</i> we often reach for a <i>daily quote or motivational video</i>.<p>So I decided to share 56 of my <i>favorite picture</i> …

Will Miami Heat-Indiana Pacers Be Another Bitter Grudge Match?

After a heated matchup with the Chicago Bulls in the conference semifinals, it seems as if the Miami Heat could be in for exactly the same thing with the Indiana Pacers, which are coming Wednesday to kick off the Eastern Conference Finals.<p>If you recall, the Pacers gave the Heat a mild scare in the …

Jay-Z Gives Skylar Diggins Mercedes-Benz as Graduation Gift

Ah, the perks of having Jay-Z—the modern-day Renaissance Man—as your agent.<p>Skylar Diggins, the third overall pick in the 2013 WNBA draft, completed yet another impressive milestone Sunday afternoon, as she graduated from the University of Notre Dame.<p>The burgeoning star even had time to send out a …

Yahoo Board Has Approved A $1.1 Billion Cash Deal For Tumblr, WSJ Reports

The Wall Street Journal is now reporting that the rumored $1.1 billion cash acquisition deal for social blogging site Tumblr has been approved by Yahoo’s board of directors. The Tumblr acquisition was rumored last week, with a price tag reportedly north of $1 billion, which appears to be accurate …

The Ultimate ‘Office’ Blooper Video

<i>The Office</i> ended its nine-season run last night, and now its fans are wondering what they’ll do without the Dunder Mifflin gang in their lives. Never …