Design to Annoy : Erik Askin
© 2012 Erik Askin
© 2012 Erik Askin
Voltaire, the writer, philosopher, admonishes us to judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. Here are 24 Thought Provoking Questions.
Hour after hour, it's hard to maintain good posture on the job. But sitting tall can mean a healthy boost from head to toe. Get to know the benefits of good posture on the job — in infographic form.
An Instruction Book For Life...
1. The world is trying to keep you stupid. From bank fees to interest rates to miracle diets, people who are not educated are easier to get money from and easier to lead. Educate yourself as much as possible for wealth, independence, and happiness. 2...
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Chris Solinsky Training - Correct Your Form and Prevent Injuries. Run with more efficient form and mechanics by modeling elite Chris Solinsky.
Your brain is a dangerous to the rest of yourself. Also, it's a dick.
Also, I feel I should note that the Measurebot is an actual thing (that I have nothing to do with other than the fact that I own one.) I got it as a gift for Christmas last year and
You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but to no avail. Your b...
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Nothing says cool like a good guy movie. Especially ones with car chases, egg-eating contests, underground brawls, hit men, and foxy leading ladies. We've compiled a list of 30 cool movies that sho...
You can do it! It is true, ANYONE can run a marathon with the proper training and preparation. This section will describe a basic strategy to help you run a strong 26.2 miles.
Cool Things That'll Make Your Life More Easier Here are some creative and cool ways to make your life more easier in this year.Presenting to you the biggest reasons why your life will be so much easier!Enjoy
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7 Training Ideas That Changed My Running Forever By Jason Fitzgerald (via) Over the last 13 years of competitive running in high school, college, and beyond, I've picked up certain training strategies...
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Practical Tips for Productive Living
Practical Tips for Productive Living
Follow this science-based plan, and the gains are guaranteed. How can we be so sure? Because the doctor's in the house, and he has your Rx for an amazing physique transformation!
It's the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we here at Lifehacker are thankful for all the free apps out there that improve our lives (and the developers that make them!).
The Web is learning new tricks every day. These surprising sites and services will help you solve problems and save time--and one might even make you a star.
Ready to be a salary negotiation master?
In the past, we've made Skittles Vodka, Jolly Rancher Vodka, vodka gummy bears and even a marshmallow vodka infusion. Now it's time to find out what happens when you infuse vodka with Starburst candies. For this project, you'll need: Decent
Getting locked out of your home, your computer, or anywhere else you want to be can suck. The same goes for those times when your gadgets prevent you from doing what you want to do with them, but it doesn't have to be that way.
don't consider myself much of a "steak and potato" guy. If I were in a situation where I was forced at gunpoint to self-identify using only pairings of disparate foods, I would describe myself as more of a "chorizo and cheese" kind of fella. I would ...
Rob Rhinehart - a 24-year-old software engineer from Atlanta - believes his drink, called Soylent, contains all the vital elements of a balanced diet, but with just a third of the calories.
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If you love cooking but are tortured by the cruel, limited shelf life of fresh foods, these tips are for you.
Fifty useful life tips & tricks that you can implement this instant. Increase your efficiency and ability to succeed by modifying or adding these little habits into your daily existence.
If you could make a 30 second speech to the entire world, what would you say? If you were going to die at midnight, what would you be doing at 11:45pm? How do you really KNOW anything for sure? If you had all the money in the world but still had to h...
Many people's confidence naturally wavers from day to day, leaving them too timid or confused at just the wrong time. Whether you are naturally confident or could use some better eye contact with your life, setting in place a few simple strategies go...
Tap Your Inner Caveman: Speed Development with Frequent Sprint Workouts. Go back to your caveman roots, learn sprint workouts that can help you go primal.
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You know all of those helpful kitchen-related suggestions that old-timers are so willing to share with the younger generations? These little tips and
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us - John Dryden. Doing something every day is such a powerful way to form a habit that I thought I would make a list of 24 habits that are worth doing on a daily basis.
I was a college student when one of our chapels featured a guest speaker who taught us how to speed-read. At the time I didn't need the skill since most collateral reading assignments in my courses were under 500 pages. Just the same I started pra...
Designer Ed Chew takes a green step in the right direction with the TetraBox lamp, a light object made from discarded drink packets that would have ot
By now you've probably heard loads of exercise advice - some of it conflicting - from trainers, TV, and gym buddies. To clear things up, we sought out top fitness experts to get their take. We asked them for game-changing tips, proven difference make...
Back in 2008, in conjunction with the release of Gourmet Nutrition V2 - The Cookbook For The Fit Food Lover, we ran an article called "When Gourmet Meets Nutrition." Well, it's been 2 years since that article ran. And, just the other day, I realize...
As I get older, I realize I've learned some lessons that I wish I had picked up sooner in life. Most of these lessons were learned through experience, many
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If you can pronounce correctly every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world.
Welcome to the deep of winter, the time when the nights are longest and you basically never want to get out of your warm bed. This is the perfect time to get sucked into a long, complicated relationship with a book series.
If you've read Tim Ferris's "The 4-Hour Body," then you're familiar with the term "Harajuku moment." He defines it as the single, definitive moment when we decide to make a dramatic shift with our lives to improve our mental and physical health. Mine...
I don't like most zombie games because, well, they're not really zombie games. They're action games using the texture of a walking corpse as your opponent.
How to make Whiskey Slushies
Sparingly Unsweetened dried fruit, dark chocolate, fruit sorbet: Dark chocolate provides polyphenols with antioxidant activity. Choose dark chocolate with at least 70 percent pure cocoa and have an ounce a few times a week. Fruit sorbet is a bette...
Charisma isn't something you have. It's something you earn. Here's how.
A frozen whiskey-lemonade slush topped with ginger ale. Perfect for hot weather.
The Timelines of History project brings together a comprehensive collection of world timelines, general history and recent events in timeline form.
Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home room, and it went away after high school. But many successful people schedule t...
It's Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They'd both agree that this is one of the most important days of their lives. This is the story of Jane and Joe...Jane was up unt...
Here's how you can lose fat, gain muscle, get stronger, and be awesome in a 4-week butt-kicking program.
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EVER look at a fitness magazine or watch a few minutes of an infomercial after getting back from the gym and think, 'Why don't I look like that?'
We're busy people, and even the most savvy of us sometimes just don't have the time to learn about every odd and end in the tech world. Here are some of our favorite tech explainers on things you probably hear a lot about, but never really knew.
Most people only think that there is one way to sleep: Go to sleep at night for 6-8 hours, wake up in the morning, stay awake for 16-18 hours and then repeat. Actually, that is called a monophasic sleep cycle, which is only 1 of 5 major sleep cycles ...
A comprehensive look at the paleo diet, why it works, what it involves, and how to get started living with this new lifestyle. Start feeling better today.
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German Volume Training or 10 x 10 method. An effective way to build muscle fast. Discover exercises & set up for 10 sets of 10 mass program
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The first thing that comes to mind when I think of bulking is a 340 pound off-season Ronnie Coleman, or that pic of Lee Priest where he looks so big it's actually silly. While these examples are certainly the extreme, they represent the basic idea: g...
The following is reprinted from Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into the Universe. The question of which science fiction books are the best ever is a pointless one for most people, since many of the "greatest science fiction novels" are books th...
This is a list of whose deaths were in some manner caused by or related to a product, process, procedure, or other innovation that they invented or designed.
It takes about 30 days to form a habit. The ones that are good for you require cultivation and determination. The starting phase is the (Hardest, especially if you want to change an old habit into a new one. This is why giving yourself a challenge fo...
In our final installment of this series we delve into the often confusing subject of supplements. Here are just a few key tips on how to maximize on there benefits.
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An experience with Mushrooms. 'Aliens in Hyperspace' by Terence
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By breaking down the motion of running into distinct movements, and practicing drills to improve those individual movements, your form and speed can improve.
Steve Pavlina: Personal development for smart people
Monster Mass: Build The Perfect Beast With This Maniacal Nutrition And Supplement Formula
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If you did 0-5 pullups during the test will be most effective for you. It will develop your muscles and raise your endurance and strength.
HIML-4 is a highly effective four week muscle building workout system that cycles between heavy days, intense workouts, and moderate to light weight workouts.
13 "Top 100 Books" lists combined and condensed in to one master list, for the benefit of your reading pleasure. 623 books in all -- a lifetime of reading potential!