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By Tim Ferriss

“Innovation is learning while doing.”: Emily McDowell at WDS

This past week we released the first round of tickets for WDS 2017, a week-long gathering of creative, remarkable people—taking place next summer in beautiful Portland, Oregon. There are a limited number of tickets left, so grab yours while you can! For the past month, we’ve been rolling out a series of speaker videos from the 2016 event.

The Weekly Huckberry Giveaway: October 14, 2016

Last week’s winner was Kevin M. from Gardiner, ME. He chose the famed 6″ Service Boot by Chippewa. My Picks This Week The Air Boss bag by Red Oxx is, quite literally, made for traveling. It’s in fact been called “the perfect carry-on bag.” Made with tough-as-nails materials and loaded with travel-made features, you’ll never carry another bag on a plane (or in a car) again.

How to Buy Plane Tickets on the Same Day of Departure

On a recent excursion I found myself in Washington, DC, and I was ready to leave. There were just two problems: I didn’t know where I wanted to go next, and—perhaps related—I didn’t have an onward plane ticket. This situation wasn’t that unusual, though.

5 Ways to Balance Work and Family Time Even if You’re a Workaholic

There is nothing as fulfilling as reaping the fruit of your labor. All those long hours at work, and countless meetings, phone calls and emails may have made you successful in your career but your family had to pay the price for it. You hardly spend time with your wife anymore.

“If I Have a Regular Daily Routine and I Stick to It, I Can Be Much More Productive.”

Interview: Sharon Shinn. I love to read, all different kinds of books. One of my friends shares my taste for fantasy and science-fiction, and we swap books back and forth. A few months ago, she gave me a copy of Sharon Shinn’s Troubled Waters, and I was hooked.

Fornasetti style chest of drawers

Ikea Items: MALM 2 drawers chest of drawers – colour: Brown/Black - Bought online at IKEA two MALM chest of drawers listed on the Italian site at 39.99 (plus shipping) - Bought one roll of black and white wallpaper from the eBay that pictures “black and white” scheme books, and which is in the style of 60′s Italian designer Pietro Fornasetti. - Glued the wallpaper on the f

6 Practical Ways to Practice Being Present

By Leo Babauta There are a lot of amazing benefits to being more present and mindful, but one of my favorites is this: you’re not missing the beauty and joy of the present moment. Being present also helps you to see when you are feeling fear or resistance, uncertainty or the urge to procrastinate, anger or resentment … and then to work with those difficulties mindfully. That’s al

How to Pack Your Suitcase Like George Clooney

Remember that scene of the movie “Up in the Air” when George Clooney packs his carry-on in 20 seconds flat? His clothes are folded crisply and neatly, his neckties are stashed in a travel pouch, and he closes the bag in one clean (highly satisfying) pull of the zipper. Luckily, you don’t have to be a celebrity to master the art of suitcase packing.

Rast + Kallax = New Desk

IKEA items used: Rast and Kallax The Rast dresser was painted to match the turquoise Kallax I already had. I planked together 1×6 and 1×3 boards to create the desk top, with a lip at one end. A scrap of 2×4 with small angle brackets along the top was attached to the wall at the studs level with the top of the Rast dresser to provide support along the back of the desk. The other

5 Things to Help a Man Enjoy His Midlife Crisis

If you’re a man, your 40s means you might be fighting an ever-expanding waistline or facing multiple hair dramas such as wayward grey hairs or a receding hairline.

How to Track a Human

It’s a common trope in classic Westerns. A posse is rounded up to find some bad guys who’ve headed out into the desert to hide. To help track them down, they bring on an Indian scout. To the astonishment of the cowboys, the native guide can determine how many people are in the bad guy’s gang, how long ago they camped at a particular spot, and that one of the ruffians is injured.


Você nunca viu monstrinhos de Halloween tão apetitosos! Aprenda a fazer com morangos e chocolate, um Drácula, uma abóbora, um Frankenstein, uma múmia e uma caveira! O post MORANGOS DE HALLOWEEN (COM CHOCOLATE) apareceu primeiro em Blog do Bom Gosto.

My Evening Routine for Optimal Relaxation and Sleep

This soaking tub is an essential part of my evening routine. I’m often asked about my morning routine, which I detailed at length in a previous podcast. For me, a reliable nighttime routine is just as important. The short video below explains the exact protocol I use to wind down in the last 60 minutes of my day.

5 Reasons You’ll Be Glad You Made Your Purchase With Cash

Many of us, especially the younger generations, rely so heavily on cashless payment options. Even though they are convenient, such payment methods are actually very disruptive to your finances. Without control and discipline, you can end up with tons of debts and interests. To save yourself from these inconveniences, try to avoid using your cards as much as possible.

How to Write a Blog Post That Millennials Will Read

With their influence, it’s probably a good idea to start writing for millennials, especially if you’re trying to make a name or even sales.