Matt Hudson

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You Want Progress In Life? Stop Learning... Start Implementing

Your success in life is directly proportionate to your ability to take action and get stuff done.<p>But…<p>That is most likely the opposite of what you’ve …

A subculture of entrepreneurship hatches in Japan

For years, Japan has been searching for a way to get its economic mojo back, and increasingly it's looking to people like 17-year-old high school dropout Yoichiro Mikami as the answer.<p>In a conformist culture where the socially acceptable road to success has typically meant cram school, …

Facebook

Over the last 2 years, I’ve made some big moves to simplify my life. I’ve streamlined my finances, my diet, the stuff I own, my home and my daily …

21 Spring-Inspired Rooms That Will Make You Want to Redecorate

These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.<p>These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.

Interior Design

You’re Never Too Old To Start A New Venture, Look At These Famous Entrepreneurs

The current lot of 20-something CEOs are ruining it for people like us who are facing a mid-life crisis. This infographic gets back at those young …

8 Simple Ways to Avoid Raising Spoiled Kids

No one intends to raise spoiled brats, but it’s sometimes hard to see the consequences of your actions several years down the road.<p>Ron Lieber, …

Personal Finance

7 Ways To Visualise Data Without Excel

If you’re at all familiar with Microsoft Excel, chances are you’ve used it at one point or another to organize and present critical data. And chances …

7 Steps to Build Habits of Steel and Beat Procrastination

It was 5:49 a.m. on Super Bowl Sunday. Sunrise at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, where I was staying with friends, was 7:18 a.m. I had …

Meet the Hardest Working Man in Porn

At 35, Shimiken is the king of Japanese porn, a $20 billion industry that produces more than double the number of adult films that America does. The …

30-Day Guitar Workout

In addition to the oddest cover design ever, <i>30-Day Guitar Workout</i> offers great exercises and has improved my playing.<p>Jody Fisher's <i>30-Day Guitar</i> …

Guitar

"God Hates Japan": the Douglas Coupland novel that may never appear in English

Though I appreciate a well-made physical book, I don't collect the things aggressively as some do. Yet I can't suppress my desire to possess certain, …

Japan

Is Bilingualism Really an Advantage?

In 1922, in “Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus,” the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote, “The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” The words that we have at our disposal affect what we see—and the more words there are, the better our perception. When we learn to speak a different …

To Nail Your New Year’s Resolutions, Quantify Your Self

How can you improve your self if you can’t quantify your self? Some data pointers for your New Year.<p>It’s that dreaded time of year again when we make New Year’s resolutions and try our best to keep them. Thankfully, whether it’s hitting the gym, eating healthier or, err, flossing more regularly, …

Nike Free Trainer 3.0 V3 "Black/Black-White"

Nike’s Free Trainer 3.0 V3 enjoys the release of a new understated colorway. The Free Trainer 3.0<p>Nike‘s Free Trainer 3.0 V3 enjoys the release of a new understated colorway. The Free Trainer 3.0 V3 has represented one of Nike’s most minimalist training options with a ultra-flexible sipped tooling …

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10 Hacks for Growing Your Twitter Following

We’re not going to have the big yawnfest of “RT other users and use hashtags” type of Twitter following growth ‘advice’ here. I am going to look at …

5 Secrets to Shooting the Most Mind-Blowing Videos EVER

Follow these recommendations to dial in your tricky GoPro settings—then get crazy with it<p>People love their GoPro cameras—the image quality is astounding, and the little buggers consistently produce some of the best stuff on YouTube. But setting yours up to capture your action perfectly—and to give …

Blazing Burpees

Challenge your muscles from every direction with this lightning-quick fitness test<p>This fitness challenge may consist of only two moves—the burpee and lateral shuffle—but it'll tax your muscles, jolt your metabolic system, and leave you drenched. "When done back-to-back, the burpee and lateral …

Ultra Marathon Running 101

If you want to take on the ultimate fitness test, there are a few things to know beforehand<p>Choosing an ultra marathon is not a decision to be made lightly. The run will be challenging, grueling, and amazing all at the same time. The best way to finish and enjoy your first ultra is to be prepared …

The 21 Best Infographics Of 2013

One of the basic laws of quantum mechanics is that information can never entirely be lost, only assume other forms. One of the most exciting forms information can take is that of the infographic, and over the past 12 months, Co.Design has covered some of the prettiest, most innovative design …

Infographics

Create Infographics Fast With This Free Online Resource

Easel is a popular online resource used to create infographics. The USP of this website is the vast amounts of custom themes and designs available …

13 Ways You Can Make Tomorrow An Easier Day

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

5 Common Mistakes That Will Ensure Your Resume Gets Tossed

Here’s a prediction: If your résumé feels boring, stilted, and borrowed, no one’s going to want to hire you.<p>Recruiters look at a résumé for six seconds. So how do you stand out from the crowd, aside from awesome design?<p>By avoiding threadbare phrases like “stand out from the crowd,” as David Mielach …

Employment

7 Sweet Ways To Relish The Last Days Of Summer

The days are getting shorter. Soon autumn’s cool whisper will be heard. (Sigh.) But it’s not too late to enjoy a few more golden moments of summer!<p>As August flies by, it’s easy to feel a sense of melancholy. You start scheduling meetings in September–those calendar days looming closer and …

How To Organize Your Day For Success

The most successful people are immersed minute-to-minute in the way they become successful. With small scheduling tweaks, could we all do the same?<p>Author-entrepreneur David Kidder gave <i>Inc.</i> a definition of success that we can all act upon:<p>(Success is) when you have discovered your innate gift or …

Success

5 Things You Don’t Realize About How You Spend Your Time

Getting more out of every day with the help of productivity apps, Tibetan Buddhism, and simulating the workflow of an ER.<p>In his book <i>Wait</i>, Frank Partnoy gives us a question to preface any decision we make: <i>What time-world are you living in?</i><p>Why? Because decisions, like fruit, ripen at different times: …

Mission Chinese Food-Style Tofu with Radish and Shiso – Recipe

<i>Mission Chinese Food-Style Tofu with Radish and Shiso</i>When my wife and I were in New York for the James Beard awards a few months ago, we were …

Miso Dashi Broth | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Makes 8 cups broth <br>Total time: 2 hours || Active time: 20 minutes<p><i>(disclaimer: I wasn’t planning on posting this recipe alone, so I didn’t get a shot</i> …

31 Thought Provoking Life Questions to Answer If You Feel Stuck in Life

Who said that there had to be an absolute answer for each and every question? Sometimes the ability to ask yourself questions’ an act to challenge …