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My Week of Microdosing on Acid Was a Failed Test in Self Control

If I'd stuck to a regulation dosage I could have been productive and outstanding. But I have zero self discipline and I never stood a chance.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Australia/New Zealand</i><p>Microdosing means taking enough of a psychedelic drug to get a gentle boost of creativity, …

Mind

Want To Become An Online Marketing Master? Bookmark These 10 Blogs

It’s technically possible to become an online marketing expert on your own. You can, through trial and error alone, start learning what’s good and what’s bad for your brand, and you might even be able to catch on to new strategies and technologies just by keeping an eye on how your competitors or …

Marketing

An Average Human Lifetime Described in Stunning Statistics

As you go through life, some days seem longer, some shorter, but altogether it's often hard to get a sense of what actually constitutes your life …

UX Podcasts

Nothing more exciting than working out while listening to your favorite UX podcast, right? There’s a lot of content about User Experience, Usability …

What LSD tells us about human nature

Our brains, with their intrinsic tendency to segregate, are designed to veer toward over-control. Psychedelics blow all that apart – and we can learn from them<p>I was in San Francisco last week, visiting my brother and revisiting the years we spent there as young men. We walked through Golden Gate …

Brain Activity

How to Focus Your Brain Like a Superhuman

You’ve heard it before I’m sure, <b>“we only use 10% of our brains and our potential.”</b> Now, I’m pretty sure this is a myth, because if you lost part of …

Self-improvement

These Are the Most Inspirational Videos Ever Made

These 13 videos will motivate and inspire you to succeed no matter where you are in your journey.<p>Last week, I posted the most motivational books ever written. Today, I'm posting videos that will inspire and motivate you each time you watch them. Enjoy!<p>1. <i>Dream</i><p>In order to achieve great things, you …

Motivation

What believing in God does to your brain

Humans suppress areas of the brain used for analytical thinking and engage the parts responsible for empathy in order to believe in god, research …

Make a Plan: How to Outline Your Ideas with 20 Powerful Tools

It doesn't matter how many ideas you have if you can't connect them. To turn those scattered concepts into a finished product, you're going to need a …

Apps

Hack Like a Pro: Snort IDS for the Aspiring Hacker, Part 2 (Setting Up the Basic Configuration)

Welcome back, my tenderfoot hackers!<p>As you should know from before, Snort is the most widely deployed intrusion detection system (IDS) in the world, …

Linux

The 2016 guide for flawless blog optimization

Link building in 2016 should be focused on “pulling” readers in: writing excellent blog posts that naturally accumulate links.<p>Links remain the primary way that Google understands the importance of your blog. Generally speaking, the more high-quality sites that link to your blog, the higher your …

Top 10

How to Start Creating Facebook Instant Articles for Your Blog: Facebook and WordPress Team Up

Facebook is preparing to roll out Instant Articles to publishers —of any size, anywhere in the world—next month by the start of their F8 conference, …

Social Media

13 Useful Websites That Every College Student Should Not Miss

We’ve all been there. A seemingly endless number of lessons, textbook readings, homework assignments, essays, research papers, and those dreaded …

Wolfram Alpha

This man died alone in an old age home. What he left behind brought tears to everyone's eyes

It seemed like a usual nursing home with usual patients. However, in that dull space somewhere there was a man who was beautifully scripting about …

There Is a Chance You Will Orgasm While Working Out

<i>If you have ever experienced arousal in the midst of an intense set of crunches or while holding a plank, it's actually not abnormal. Our friends at Self explain everything you need to know about the "coregasm" and how to have one, just in case you're interested.</i><p>Exercise and sex are similar in more …

Indiana University

7 Exercises That Can Improve Your Focus

Try using these seven exercises to gradually increase your ability to focus in almost any situation.<p>Focus is a skill necessary for almost anything important in life, from finishing that term paper, to listening to your boss's instructions, to organizing your schedule for the day. Unfortunately, for …

Time Management

Researchers say this disagreeable personality trait displayed by Bill Gates as a kid may predict success in adulthood

As his intellectual capacity grew, so did his argumentativeness. He refused to do the things his mom asked of him, like cleaning his room and showing up on time to dinner, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>It came to a head one night when Gates was about 12 years old. The "tempestuous" …

Psychology

5 secrets to awesome user design

Crafting user experience can be a challenge – you need to anticipate your users’ needs and make educated guesses and decisions on their behalf. Combining this with a plethora of other project requirements, such as content creation and coding, makes it easy to become overwhelmed.<p>While there is much …

UX Design

10 awesome server monitoring tools to help you run your website like a pro

Running a website means being acutely aware of server and network issues as soon as they occur. A monitoring tool can be used to check for problems …

Sea Lions

Top Photoshop Plugins for UI Designers

Adobe Photoshop is still the premiere editing suite for most graphic designers. It's been around for over 20 years and has a massive library of …

Tutorials
Startups
Flute

The ultimate reading list: 50+ books that entrepreneurs should read

Most entrepreneurs need guidance and constant inspiration, especially when they hit a wall. Here's an exhaustive list of little over 50 books that …

Startups (India)

26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read

<i>"There are things you can't reach. But</i><p><i>you can reach out to them, and all day long.</i><p><i>The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God.</i><p><i>And it can keep you as busy as anything else, and happier."</i><p>-- "Where Does The Temple Begin, Where Does It End?," by Mary Oliver<p>A growing number of Americans -- young …

Books

17 Free Online Learning Sites that Provide High Quality Opportunities

One thing that you should never stop doing is learning, even if you are no longer in school. With the Internet, our opportunities to learn have never …

5 Copywriting Strategies That Will Improve Your Conversion Rate by 113%

Whether you’re selling an ebook, software, a plugin, an online course or consulting services – or, if you’re simply a business owner hoping to boost …

Marketing

How To Successfully Redesign Your Website

Design process is something that all designers follow even though it varies from one designer to the other. The process also depends on the type of a design project you are working with. The other side of the design process is from the business perspective, which should result in a functional …

10 Deadly Reasons Most Websites Fail

Out of the millions of websites analyzed through MarketingGrader, only 26% received a passing grade. Why do so many websites fall short? In this @hubspot presentation, we've uncovered the top 10 reasons most websites fail. Read more about it here: http://bit.ly/website-fails