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Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life, I never considered myself a "morning person." I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I worked late through the night and slept in the mornings. When I started working at an Architecture firm, I conformed to getting up at 7 a.m... but I …

10 Photographers Share Their Favorite Pictures Shot with a Leica M Rangefinder

To mark the 60th anniversary of its M line of rangefinder cameras, Leica recently interviewed 10 well known photographers about their experience with …

Yamaha XV750 Scrambler

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Custom<br>• Japanese<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Yamaha<p>In 1981 Yamaha released the XV750 Virago – their first V-twin motorcycle and a big step …

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

His Wife Passed Away at 37, and Left Him Devastated. But What This Man Learned Changed His Life—and He Hopes It Will Change YOURS, too

Are you making the most of your life?<p>You’re putting off things that you need to do. Maybe your garage looks like a Tetris malfunction. Or you need to stain your deck. Or you need to call someone who you can pay to stain your deck.<p>I could give you 20 examples, and you’d probably nod your head to at …

5 Tricks to Avoid Being Hungry All the Time

Once, one of my clients half-jokingly requested an exorcism from the demon possessing her body: hunger. Kind of a gruesome analogy but, truth be …

Holistic Medicine

4 Life Lessons That Lead to Happiness, Success and Longevity

University of California professor Sonja Lyubomirsky details the things research shows the happiest people have in common.<p>Via The How of …

Happiness

6 Common Sense Tips to Immediately Improve Your Life

Another day begins and here you are, lost in your own thoughts, caught between the fantasy world of your future and the cold, harsh reality of the …

Chaos At Malaysia Airlines Crash Site Leaves Victims By The Roadside

This is what happens when tragedy falls in a war zone. Warning: graphic images.<p>HRABOVE, Ukraine — A muted sun baked golden fields of hay and sunflowers. Bloated and mangled bodies gave off a fetid stench. A burly gunman who called himself Grumpy stepped into the road as a convoy of international …

36 Things You Probably Didn't Know About "The Simpsons"

You'll have to speak up. I'm wearing a towel.<p>1. Characters in <i>The Simpsons</i> are yellow because creator Matt Groening wanted to get the attention of people who were channel hopping.<p>2. Before going on to make his name as a talkshow host, Conan O'Brien was a writer on the show. He wrote classic episodes …

Mysterious Radio Burst Detected From Deep Space but Scientists Have ‘No Handle on What They Are’

It was only a split-second burst of radio waves, but what a radio telescope in Puerto Rico detected has scientists excited about pulses that seem to be originating in deep space.<p>The burst was detected by by a radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. (Image source: H. …

Learn the Screen Printing with Silk-Screening 101

Print your designs on anything you can hang, wear, or tote.<p>Silk-screening (or screen printing) is a great way to personalize your gear. It’s a very basic process that has unlimited outcomes. One of the easiest ways to get a design on almost any surface is to use the photo emulsion process. Once …

9 Disappointing Facts About Chipotle

The company says it serves "Food With Integrity." What does that mean?<p><b>Juan Gastelum contributed reporting.</b>

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

VIP Contributor<p>International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of …

Personal Finance

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Mophie Space Pack review: An iPhone battery case that also increases your storage

I love my iPhone 5s(s aapl), but it has a couple of irksome qualities. For instance: I can usually make it through the day on a single charge, but I …

21 Of The Craziest Misconceptions People Had About Sex

Thank god for sex-ed. H/t to this Reddit thread.

9 Things Malcolm X Said In His Last Ever Public Speech

On Feb. 18 1965, Malcolm X delivered his last public speech to a packed audience of students and teachers at Barnard College. He was assassinated three days later.<p>via the <i>Columbia Daily Spectator</i>, Feb. 19 1965

Ranking The Flappy Bird Clones

Which of these blatant knockoffs will fill the hole in your heart?<p>Flappy Bird, the little Vietnamese game that soared into public consciousness and just as quickly flew off, is gone. But, in the notoriously imitative world of mobile gaming, that doesn't mean that its impression isn't still being …

Why you’re wrong about communism: 7 huge misconceptions about it (and capitalism)

<b>Karl Marx, Gordon Gecko</b><p>Most of what Americans think they know about capitalism and communism is total nonsense. Here’s a clearer picture<p>Jesse Myerson<p>February 2, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>As the commentary around the recent deaths of Nelson Mandela, Amiri Baraka and Pete Seeger made abundantly clear, most …

University of Michigan Reports That Cars are the Most Inefficient Form of Transportation

You’d be mistaken for thinking that due to their size and power, commercial jets would be inefficient when it comes to fuel consumption. However, …

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture.

<p>Artist Dennis Wojtkiewicz paints enormous portraits of sliced fruit, often scaling four feet across or more. Each oil on canvas painting focuses …

Fish

Stunning Aerial Flyover of Niagara Falls in a Quad-Copter | Colossal

<p>Earlier this month YouTube user questpact sent his DJI Phantom quad-copter and GoPro Hero 3 over the top of Niagara Falls to capture this pretty …

The Chinese village with the secret to long life

Her T-shirted charges trailing behind her, the young guide swept into Huang Puxin's home and flicked her tour flag towards the centenarian, who was waiting on the sofa beneath a giant bas-relief inscribed with the word "longevity". "The old man is 113," she mumbled into her headset, turning …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Bitcoin

The TSA Is No Match For This Mad Scientist And His Gun Made With Junk From Airport Stores

Evan Booth hacks together working weapons–like a shotgun, a grenade, and a crossbow–with purchases anyone can make after they go through security, to show that the TSA is more spectacle than real protection. And the FBI is taking notice.<p>Things you can’t bring on a plane: Scissors, gel candles, …