Alex Tew conceived the cleverly (and literally) titled DoNothingFor2minutes website, where you must not move the mouse of touch the keyboard for 2 minutes as an antidote for internet addiction. Take a few moments, click the picture and give it a try.
When we were young life was easier, right? I know sometimes it seems that way. But the truth is life still is easy. It always will be. The only difference is we’re older, and the older we get, the more we complicate things for ourselves.
Wrestling with a puzzle, a project or a problem, the likeliest reason to give up is the belief that it can't be done. What's the point of persevering if it's actually impossible to succeed? "It can't be done," we say, throwing up our hands.
On the 100th anniversary of Titanic's maiden and only voyage, new computer generated images allow James Cameron and fellow researchers to fine-tune their theory on how the Titanic sank into the Atlantic.
As Chris Dixon pointed out in a recent blog post, Angry Birds, the incredibly popular game, was software maker Rovio’s 52nd attempt. They spent eight years and nearly went bankrupt before finally creating their massive hit.
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation. -- George Santayana (1863 - 1952) Life is an echo. Words we speak, actions we commit and habits we develop are collective reflection of our identity. Along with our difficult circumstances, we tend to accumulate toxins — with food we eat and thoughts we harbor — that lead us to live life of misery and despair.
Frequent Facebook users have a love-hate relationship with the world's largest social network. It's hard not to worry about how Facebook is using the information we so freely feed it, yet the platform itself is so fun and enjoyable to use, oftentimes it's easier to overlook the bigger privacy picture for in-the-moment fun.
Just because conversation etiquette mistakes happen across the board doesn’t mean they can’t be avoided. All it takes is good judgment, a little maturity and a look at the most common conversation mistakes.
Post written by Leo Babauta. I’ll confess: I recently let stress beat me. I know, some of you think I’m perfect and never get stressed out, ever, especially as I’ve written about slowing down and simplifying for five years or so now.
(Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from the book Kiss That Frog: 12 Great Ways to Turn Negatives into Positives in Your Life and Work by Brian Tracy and Christina Tracy Stein. Brian Tracy is chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International.
"Secrets can take many forms -- they can be shocking, or silly, or soulful." Frank Warren, the founder of PostSecret.com, shares some of the half-million secrets that strangers have mailed him on postcards.
Pedro Campos (46), is an incredible hyperrealist painter from Madrid, Spain. Using oil paints he recreates incredibly realistic still life shots that many might mistake for a photograph. He’s worked in a variety of creative fields from interior decorating, illustration (at an ad agency), to art restoration on furnishings, paintings and sculptures. He actually didn’t even begin oil painting until the age of 30.
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