Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

All Blogs / Lifestyle / Productivity / Posts With Video


Scholarships for Real Life: “Your First Clue”

Last year we started a foundation, making an initial investment of $100,000 and pledging to support “Scholarships for Real Life,” a program to enable people to pursue a dream of their own while also addressing a problem that affects others. In this short series, we’ll highlight our initial grantees. Up until now the LGBT…

Tyler Tervooren’s Strategy for Becoming Comfortable with Risk

I work with Tyler on producing adventures for WDS, as well as several other projects. A couple months ago, I heard him give a great (and hilarious!) talk at TEDxConcordiaUPortland. In the talk he mentioned his three theses: a. Adventure can make you smarter b. Adventure can make you stronger c. Adventure can make you…

10 Safety Hacks Every Woman Who Travels Alone Should Know

You’re a woman traveling alone.  Perhaps you’re traveling on business or you’re just finding yourself.  Keep your wits about you... The post 10 Safety Hacks Every Woman Who Travels Alone Should Know appeared first on Lifehack.

50 Things Cortana Can Do Right Now (Compared To Siri and Google Now)

Cortana is Windows Phone's answer to Siri and Google Now : A voice-activated artificially intelligent personal assistant with an only slightly off-putting robot voice. Technically, she's still in beta on Windows 8.1, but PhoneBuff is here to show us 50 things Cortana can already do. Read more...

A Video That Shows Just How Important Sun Screen Is

When out enjoying the sun it’s easy to forget sunscreen! If you live somewhere where the sun isn’t always shining... The post A Video That Shows Just How Important Sun Screen Is appeared first on Lifehack.

6 Discoveries From Near and Far, Volume VI

I. Around the World Things I found on long walks in foreign cities, or perhaps when someone posted them on Twitter. Dinner in New York — A photographer documents a shift from eating as a primary activity to a secondary activity The Life of a Professional Race Pacer — Behind-the-scenes of a highly unconventional (and…

10 Amazing Benefits of Sweating You Didn’t Know

We learned about it in health class…sweat is the physical evidence that we have a built in air conditioner.  Our... The post 10 Amazing Benefits of Sweating You Didn’t Know appeared first on Lifehack.

12 Astonishing and Unexpected Honeymoon Destinations

Next to extravagant wedding ceremonies, a great honeymoon destination is the second most important aspect of binding two hearts together, forever.... The post 12 Astonishing and Unexpected Honeymoon Destinations appeared first on Lifehack.

Surrender Yourself to the Great Abyss

So many good things in this one. Best bet is to watch the video.   “When you make something, you wonder: Will it stay at the top? Will it speak to people? Will it lose its relevance? But you can’t worry about those things. You have to create things that are truthful to yourself.” “Every…

The Top 7 Interviews from Good Life Project

Online interviews are a dime a dozen… except when they’re done amazingly well. Jonathan Fields decided to rise to the challenge of producing thoughtful, in-depth features on interesting people. He’s kept at it for more than three years and is still going strong. I asked him why he started Good Life Project, otherwise known as GLP. Here’s…

Fred Seibert: Never Compete in the Scrum

The man responsible for Adventure Time, Powerpuff Girls, and the MTV logo on the benefit of making lots of little bets and why you should go haywire every now and then.

6 Discoveries From Near and Far, Volume V

I. Around the World Things I found on long walks in foreign cities, or perhaps when someone posted them on Twitter. Interview with David Foster Wallace — “Somehow we’ve allowed the culture to teach us that the point of living is to get as much as you can and experience as much pleasure as you…

Jay Austin’s Beautiful, Illegal Tiny House

Boneyard Studios shows how well a community of small homes can work in an urban setting, in spite of burdensome zoning rules. Post written by PJ Doland Let Unclutterer help you get your home or office organized. Subscribe to our helpful product shipments from Quarterly today.

20 Incredible Photoshop Tools To Make Life Easier

Photoshop is the standard for image editing. Photographers use it, hobbyists use it, and even we bloggers use it to... The post 20 Incredible Photoshop Tools To Make Life Easier appeared first on Lifehack.

“I need to learn how to make this life work”

The story of San Francisco’s most unexpected half-marathoner.   “I really don’t want too much. I just want to get up and stay healthy and enjoy this moment.” ###

6 Discoveries From Near and Far, Volume IV

I. Around the World Things I found on long walks in foreign cities, or perhaps when someone posted them on Twitter. Before You Know It Something’s Over — A beautiful essay on loss and identity Finding Your Father’s Ghost in an Old Video Game — A surprise (or two) when firing up a console from…

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC