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Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.</i><p>—Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed that I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've …

Love Stories

How to know if your post-workout pain is actually life-threatening rhabdo

There's such a thing as pushing yourself too hard.<p>Everyone knows that dreaded feeling the morning after you subject your muscles to an intense workout. Your limbs are so fatigued that getting out of bed is a trying task. A condition called delayed onset muscle soreness—DOMS for short—is most often …

Exercise

Fiber optic wires, servers, and more than 550,000 miles of underwater cables: Here's what the internet actually looks like

Every second, millions of emails, clicks, and searches happen via the world wide web with such fluidity that the internet seems almost omnipresent. As such, people often mistakenly assume that internet traffic happens by air — our mobile devices, after all, aren't wired to anything.<p>But satellites …

Mobile Devices

The Best Drift Videos on the Internet

There's a lot of great drifting clips out there, but these videos are some of the best.<p>Drifting isn't the best way to lay down a fast lap time, but it takes incredible skill and control. Here are some of the best drift videos out there, according to you.

Sports Cars

What It’s Like to Trip on the Most Potent Magic Mushroom

"I felt as though I were communing directly with a plant for the first time."<p>Paul Stamets, a mycologist I had come to visit in Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula to go mushroom hunting, had a gift he wanted to give me. We were in his office, looking at some images on his computer, when he pulled …

Consciousness

How to wash your clothes without wearing them out

Extend your t-shirt’s lifespan.<p>We all have a favorite item of clothing we wish would last forever—the t-shirt from an incredible concert, that sweater grandma gave you, or the swimsuit you bought at a little boutique in France. But stains, tears, and worn spots can limit any garment’s lifespan—and …

Clothing

These 7 Knock-Out Projects Will Make You Say, “Yes I Can!”

As anybody who’s been inspired by HGTV can tell you, DIY projects on TV look amaaaazing.<p>But DIY renovations in real life: kiiiinda the toughest thing …

Best food tours and experiences around the world you need to try at least once in your lifetime

For any foodie, sampling local cuisine and trying exciting new dishes is a must on any holiday.<p>However, when you're short on time, you don't want to …

Italy

This Start-Up Just Made Good Oral Hygiene As Sweet As Long Island Iced Tea

Oral hygiene is a tough gig—not unlike owning a funeral home or selling tampons. If you’re a dentist, you’re not a “real” doctor. No one really likes you, especially kids. On the product and marketing side it’s an even tougher sell. I don’t know anyone who’s getting pumped to save up for floss and …

University of Toronto

Want to Be a Better Thinker? Science Says Add This Basic Thing to Your Life

Forming one new habit and sticking with it could sharpen your cerebral skills.<p>If you want to be able to think fast on stay on your toes mentally, one of the keys may be physically spending time on your feet.<p>A new review of existing research into connections between regular exercise and thinking and …

The Brain

Here are the funniest tweets about Pusha-T’s “The Story of Adidon”

The diss track had such savage blows for Drake that even Twitter was left reeling.<p>Pusha-T may claim to not be "an internet baby," but he definitely …

Rap & Hip-Hop

There are only 13 actual vitamins, and you’ll die without them

But do you need supplements?<p>Here’s the confusing thing about vitamins: your life literally depends on them—but that doesn’t mean you need to <i>take</i> them. The best scientific evidence to date says you probably don’t need vitamins in pill form.<p>A recent systematic analysis of studies, published in the</i> …

Nutrition

Why Biohackers Verge On Changing The Wellness Industry

Newspapers and newscasts pump out constant scenarios of a world seething in crisis. Governments which appear to be functioning are covertly on the verge of collapse; climate modifications herald a death knell for life; biotechnology will eliminate food, while wars and political crises ravage our …

World Health Organization

Microbiomania: what we actually know about the human microbiome

Lance Armstrong may not have tried it, but poo doping is the new item of discussion on the performance enhancement menu.<p>It turns out elite cyclists …

Microbiology

5 beer snacks you can make at home to impress your drinking buddies

Sweet Pharoah’s chariot, somebody stop me. It’s not enough I keep nagging you how to do stuff you’ve already been doing your whole life (“Press the toaster lever down firmly and resolutely with the right hand …”), now I’m telling you how to drink beer with your friends? Oh, for the love of ... …

Snacks

PicoBrew moves beyond beer to tackle coffee, kombucha and more

You've got to hand it to PicoBrew: The company is ambitious, if nothing else. After years of trying to perfect an automated, counter-top beer brewing machine, it's branching out to other beverages. In fact, it's basically branching out into all beverages -- at least all the ones you would call …

Coffee

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Home Improvement

8 tips for mastering 'Fortnite,' the biggest game in the world

"Fortnite" is everywhere, being played by everyone, and yet it's <i>tremendously difficult</i>.<p>If you're one of the many new players just jumping into "Fortnite," or one of the many people still struggling to eek out a coveted victory royale, we've got your back.<p>Here are the eight best tips, tricks, and …

3 easy ways to get better at Fortnite if you're struggling

I've been playing relentlessly, and when I'm not playing, I've been watching and studying the best "Fortnite" streamers, like Ninja.<p>Still, after dozens of hours of playing and watching "Fortnite," I felt like I wasn't actually improving in the game. I was dying early and often. And while I may have …

SNL’s unaired LeBron James sketch was way too real

This got cut for time, but it was amazing.<p>Every week sketches get cut from <i>Saturday Night Live</i> due to time, but this Cavaliers promo about the “other Cavs” was a gem.<p>Done in the style of an ESPN game promo, it focuses on every player not named LeBron James. They don’t want to get lost in the …

Lebron James

This Is the Absurd Japanese Toilet of Cannabis Vaporizers

I’ve only used a fancy toilet seat once. It was a TOTO-brand washlet, that pampers your derrière with a stream of warm water, a heated seat, and a …

Weed 101: How to Choose Marijuana

I've never been great at smoking weed. While some lucky smokers can come home, spark up a fatty and enjoy the benefits of ancient plant medicine, …

Cannabis

In Hunt For Golden State Killer, Investigators Uploaded His DNA To Genealogy Site

As they sought a breakthrough in the cold case of the man known as the Golden State Killer and the East Area Rapist, law enforcement officers pursued new avenues to find a DNA match. The man's last known crime was in 1986, when forensic use of DNA technology was just beginning.<p>On Tuesday, …

How to answer the ‘sell me this pen/pencil’ question in a job interview

I’ve been on both sides of this question, both interviewing people and interviewing for sales jobs. It can be awkward. And as highlighted in <i>The Wolf</i> …

Employment

Houston acts The Suffers and Bun B make waves at summer's Float Fest

Floating on the river with a beer in your hand while listening to some of the best music acts around? Fo-shizzle! The fifth-annual Float Fest, set …

Seasoning your cast iron pan isn’t enough

You season and reseason for a reason.<p>Cast iron is strange mixture of incredibly durable and unusually delicate—especially for a cooking implement. The metal is physically sturdy, but also highly reactive, which means even a droplet of water sitting in your cast iron pan can leave a rust spot. To …

Particles

How to build your own spy kit

Worried about secret cameras or roommates stealing your food? Go full James Bond.<p><b>You don’t need Q cranking out Bond-ready watch-lasers to</b> dabble in some small-scale espionage. Whether you’re out to nab the family snack ­burglar who’s been swiping your Cheez-Its, or want to ensure your Airbnb host …

James Bond

The 21 Best Documentaries on Netflix

We go from cartel kingpins to Olympic-sized scandals in this list of the best documentaries on Netflix.<p>Documentary filmmakers travel to the ends of the Earth and into the innermost recesses of the things that make us human, and they emerge with no less than tales of human truth. In the past, I've …

Audeze’s new Mobius headphones have amazing 3D sound processing

For gamers and movie buffs<p>Gaming headphones all tend to come with lofty promises about 7.1 sound or special spatial audio imaging or some other gimmick that can entice people to buy them. Audiophile headphone maker Audeze is getting into this gimmick game with the announcement of its new Mobius …