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The Ancient Storytelling Secret That Every Leader Needs To Know

The heroic quest predates written language, and its basic structure can help leaders guide teams through huge changes.<p>When Ray Anderson, former CEO of the carpet company Interface, realized that his company needed to lead the charge on sustainability, he didn’t just plan an initiative and put it …

Which one are you?

This is precisely how I’m going to father my kids.

American Hero Is a Gritty Alternative to the Marvel Superhero Genre

Not all heroes wear spandex.<p>“For me,” director <b>Nick Love</b> says, of his new movie, <i>American Hero</i>, it was about taking everything that wouldn’t usually be in a superhero movie and putting it in this film.”<p>To wit: <b>Stephen Dorff</b> plays Melvin, a hard-partying, drug-addled criminal who also happens to have …

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Deep conversation starters

A Definitive Ranking Of Babyface's Greatest Hits

Because the multi-Grammy award winning songwriter/producer is basically responsible for R&B's golden age (and the conceptions of at least a third the millennial population).

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How I Quit My Job, Moved to a Foreign Country, and Became a Ninja

Hi there.<p>My name is Izzy. It’s nice to meet you.<p>Sometimes people say strange things, odd things, things that make you do a double take.<p><i>Do you ever</i> …

The more your know

66 things every BJJ white belt needs to know

1. Good Jiu-Jitsu technique exists when you’re a hammer (offence) and when you’re a nail (defence). It doesn’t matter whether you are “losing” or …

News: The 16 Best Google Android Apps You Didn't Know About

It would only make sense that Google is one of the most active app developers on the Android platform, particularly when you consider that they …

UFC to UAE: how an Abu Dhabi sheikh made Brazilian jiu-jitsu a national sport

The Abu Dhabi Combat Club world championships kick off this weekend in Brazil, offering a global platform for what’s become the UAE’s national sport<p>The beaches of Rio de Janeiro, replete as they are with festive parties and the city’s scantily clad denizens, are a world apart from the religious …

Rangers' Mats Zuccarello couldn't speak after taking slapshot to head

New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello has disclosed the extent of injuries he suffered after taking a slapshot to the head during a playoff game in April, underlining the often-overlooked dangers involving with vulcanized rubber being slapped around at speeds approaching 100 mph.<p>During Game 5 of …

‘Surprised?’: When You Realize What’s on the TV Behind Him, You’ll Instantly Understand Why This Five-Year-Old Is Going Viral

He might just be the biggest Bruce Lee fan on the planet.<p>Image via YouTube<p>In a video posted to YouTube Friday, a Japanese parent shows off five-year-old Ryusei and his amazing nunchaku skills.<p>The precocious boy mimics Lee’s on-screen talent with remarkable accuracy, even asking, “Surprised?”<p>Watch …

I can’t believe he did that for her…

Daily Afternoon Chaos (40 Pictures)

Arguing with an Engineer

The BJJ Belt System: From White to Black

The belt system in BJJ is highly regarded, and for good reason. Unlike many other martial arts, where rank promotions can be acquired in relatively …

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Darth Maul

CM Punk Podcast on Being Fired Puts WWE in Tough Spot Before WrestleMania Season

CM Punk rose up the ranks of professional wrestling thanks to his in-ring prowess. Yet, his ability to command attention on the microphone took him to another level. Now he's creating problems for the WWE by using that talent to discuss his exit from the company.<p>The Superstar formerly known as the …

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WWE 3rd-Quarter Conference Call Announces WWE Network Changes Amidst Slow Growth

WWE announced their third-quarter results this morning. For the fourth consecutive quarter, WWE reported negative net income.<p>Fans and analysts alike have been keenly interested in the latest WWE Network subscription numbers. The WWE Network announced expansion to over 170 countries and territories …

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Armour: NFL can't spin its way out of Ray Rice mess

Roger Goodell and the NFL finally acknowledged what everyone else has known for the last three days: They can't spin their way out of this mess.<p>Hours after the Associated Press reported what pretty much everyone had already suspected, that someone at the NFL had that videotape of Ray Rice …

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10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …