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This Epic Time-Lapse Video Will Make You Want To Drop Everything And Move To California

<i>Into the Atmosphere</i> is a short time-lapse video that at times is so sumptuous it’s as though it’s a CGI creation. In fact, it’s 12,400 photographs of the California wilderness, carefully strung together by San Diego photographer Michael Shainblum. The film covers 19 different destinations, …

California

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

Success

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

Elon Musk

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

How to Be Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

According to Olivia Fox Cabane, author of <i>The Charisma Myth</i>, there are three components to charisma: Presence, Power, and Warmth. Last week we talked …

Dad Sends Kids Toys Into Outer Space, Films The Entire Trip

If you were lucky enough to have a childhood which involved firing plastic bottles into the air and pretending they were rockets, then consider your …

Why Reading Tolstoy Will Make You A Better Boss

Literature sharpens your social skills. And who doesn’t need their social skills sharpened?<p>Reading literature isn’t only good for showing off how smart you are to your friends; it can also advance your career.<p>That’s because, as a new study published in the journal <i>Nature</i> shows, the right books can …

Emotional Intelligence