Nathan Ward

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Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

Time Management

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

5 Ways to Simplify Your Life So You Can Make Room for Things That Matter Most

Stop wasting time and energy on things that really don't matter to you.<p>I've spent the majority of the last two years living on a boat. Life on a sailboat has required me to think about what I actually need to be happy in life.<p>I discovered that having less stuff, fewer obligations, and more time …

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Happiness

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

15 Psychological Facts About Love And Relationships That’ll Blow Your Mind

Love may be beautiful but it's also majorly unpredictable. Matters of the heart work in their own, unique ways. Try as you may, there's no figuring …

Science Says Time Really Does Seem to Fly as We Get Older. This Is the Best Way to Slow It Back Down

Where did the summer go? As we age, time seems to whiz by. The 'why' is interesting... but what you can do about it is what really matters.<p>Time flies as we get older. But why?<p>Research shows your brain's internal clock runs more slowly as you age -- which means the pace of life appears to speed up. …

Work-life Balance

Marriage Is For Smart Rich People Now

Eli Finkel, author of 'The All or Nothing Marriage,' spent years going through the data on marriage. He thinks that, while strong marriages have …

Richard Thaler: 5 crucial money saving and life wisdoms from the 2017 Economic Nobel Prize winner

For much of the 20th century, many economists assumed people behaved rationally and in their own self-interest. If a person goes to the store and is …

Nobel Prize winner Richard Thaler may have added $29.6 billion to retirement accounts

Richard Thaler, the recent recipient of the Nobel Prize in economics, has helped retirement savers substantially in the past decade — to the tune of …

Why more women than ever are having affairs - and everything else I've learnt about infidelity

Esther Perel is explaining why, as a woman, putting sex on your “to-do” list isn’t just OK, but might save your marriage. “Honestly, it’s a wonderful idea,” the Belgian psychotherapist and bestselling author tells me, grave and glamorous in the study of her Manhattan apartment. “People are always …

Laundry

How Much Money Do You Need to Save Each Day to Become a Millionaire?

Whether you’re just getting started in your career or have been slogging away at the same desk for a few decades, you’ve probably already imagined …

Personal Finance

9 lifestyle changes to make if you want to earn more money in 2017

"Success is a learnable skill," writes T. Harv Eker in his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "If you want to be a great golfer, you can learn how to do it. If you want to be a great piano player, you can learn how to do it ... If you want to be rich, you can learn how to do it."<p>If you want to …

Personal Finance

10 Books billionaire Warren Buffett wants every entrepreneur to read

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+12<p>Shares 130<p>Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. …

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant went down for some people today

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, which powers the Amazon Echo smart speaker and other devices, has been acting up today. Many people have reported problems.<p>The thing is, Amazon doesn’t have a place where people can check the status of the Alexa Voice Service. So what we have are many reports of …

Smart Homes

Shotgun Chameleon house in Houston designed to help its owners offset their mortgage

Taking influences from the vernacular houses of the southern US, this low-cost house in Houston by ZDES architects is designed to accommodate a …

Architecture