Quinn Bernegger

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4 Common Productivity Tips That Are Actually the Worst

You’ve heard the same “tried and true” advice from productivity experts for years. And I’ll admit it—I’ve given and taken this advice myself.<p>But the truth is: A lot of it is a lie. Most of the “best” productivity advice doesn’t work. Here’s why—and what to do instead.<p><b>1. “Don’t Check Email First</b> …

11 Things I Learned From Being Cheated On

Having been cheated on early in my life, I understandably internalized feelings of rejection. As a result, I closed myself off from my own faucet of …

3 Stupid Things You Do at the Gym

Are you guilty of these muscle mistakes?<p>I usually reserve the word "stupid" for things like wrestling an adult grizzly bear or sticking your finger in an electrical socket. But, unfortunately, there are lots of stupid things happening at gyms across America, too.<p>Now, I don't like to pass judgment …

Workouts

Exclusive excerpt: Listen to a new “Golden Compass” story from Phillip Pullman

<b>(Audible)</b><p>The acclaimed author has released a new audio-only story that takes place in the world of “His Dark Materials”<p>Anna Silman<p>January 12, 2015 3:00pm (UTC)<p>Philip Pullman’s "His Dark Materials" trilogy is unquestionably one of the great fantasy trilogies of all time. While the flop of the …

Books

By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

<i>Fear is one of the strongest and most basic of human emotions, and it's the focus of Fearless, the second episode of</i> Invisibilia<i>, NPR's new show on the invisible forces that shape human behavior.</i><p><i>This segment of the show explores how a man decided to conquer his fear of rejection by getting rejected</i> …

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Memento Mori Art | The Art of Manliness

<i>To This Favour</i> by William Michael Harnett, 1879<p>In case you’ve forgotten, Halloween is this Wednesday. With all the ghosts and goblins decorating …

How To Open Bottles in Inventive Ways

Forgot the corkscrew? Bobbing corks in your vino? No church key? Not a problem. In the latest video from his Life Hacks series, Dave Hax demonstrates …

5 Holiday Cocktails to Warm Your Spirit | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Michael Hagan.</i><p>Ahhh, the holidays…<p>Whatever winter solstice-based holiday you celebrate, these drinks will get …

22 Beautiful and Easy DIY Christmas Wreath Ideas

Christmas is rapidly approaching and we have lots of things to take care of before the holiday. There are presents that need to be bought and we also …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Dessert

Wood Coaster Tutorial

When you are married to a wood-aholic, it's just a matter of time that you find your coasters replaced by wood coasters...from a log.<p>Fortunately, for …

Parallels Access

Remotely access any software on your Mac or PC as if it were a native iOS app from your iPad with Parallels Access ($Free). No matter where you are …

Mem:o

Whether you want to track every purchase you make at the grocery, the number of hours you spent at the gym, or every book you've ever read, do so …

How To Remember Literally Everything

"Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things," the Roman philosopher and statesman, Cicero once wrote. And though it was important at the time of <i>Da Oratore</i>, his dialogue on cultivating the power of remembrance, the art of memory is possibly more relevant than ever. Constant digital …

Infographic: What Beer and Coffee Do To Your Brain (And Which Makes You More Creative)

Beer and coffee have a certain yin-and-yang symmetry to them. For one thing, beer is mostly consumed at night, while coffee often starts the day. Rather, sometimes coffee is actually required to start the day specifically because beer was consumed the previous night. Both beverages have benefits …

That Snooze Button Habit Is Putting Your Productivity To Sleep, So Quit Hitting It

You need to respect the alarm. But don’t just take it from us–consider recent research. Here are five ways to get out of bed the right way.<p>Every morning, millions of people fight a battle–with themselves.<p>The battlefield is the bedroom, and the weapon is the snooze button. When the alarm goes off, …

The Manly Art of Doing Things | Albert Bandura's Theory of Self-Efficacy | The Art of Manliness

The High Level Bridge<p><i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Ian Walker.</i><p><b>A Thing I Didn’t Do</b><p>In Lethbridge, Alberta, where I went to university and lived …

How to Accept a Compliment With Class | The Art of Manliness

You hand someone a gift and they eagerly tear off the wrapping paper and lift the lid on the box. But as they pick up and examine the present tucked …

Just one week without artificial lights can magically make you a morning person

Eight lucky people out in Colorado got to be part of the best scientific study ever. It involved, basically, going camping and sleeping. And that was …

Sleep

Work Smart: Do Your Worst Task First (Or, Eat a Live Frog Every Morning)

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you. Your frog is your worst task, and you should do it first thing in the morning.<p>The best work habit you can ever get into is very simple: …

Don't Do Research When You Hit Your Writing Groove

Whether you're writing a research paper, a lengthy email, or TPS report, it's easy to get side tracked by a quick Google search to confirm that one …

X leg Office Desk

A reader suggested I take my X leg bench design make an office desk. I thought that was a great idea! With this X leg Office Desk plan you can build …

How to Make a Pillow Stand for iPad

A pillow stand can make life a lot easier for you when using your iPad. It will cushion the iPad and keep it upright, as well as serving as a very …

Lack Turned Mid-Century Modern Coffee Table

<b>Materials:</b> Lack coffee table<p><b>Description:</b> When John and I were living in Boston, we had an adorable – yet miniscule- shoebox of an apartment to …

$20 X Leg Bench Woodworking Plans

This super easy X Leg Bench can be made for about $20 in only a couple hours. All you need is some good 2x material, a miter saw and a drill. This</b> …

diy metal base coffee table

so here she is. our new coffee table. with my days and days of internet research, i found this raw steel metal base for $58 with local pickup. (they …

Baking Revolution Of The Future: The Stuffed Peach

Every now-and-then we have to remind ourselves that simplicity is important, even when it comes to dessert. That’s why we’re so into this easy summer …