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Alternative Sleep Cycles: You Don’t Really Need 6-8 Hours!

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...

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I Took The Red Pill

I’ve never believed in God. Not fully. I was open to all options, and didn’t tackle the big questions or dwell on them too often, because when I did I couldn’t stop. They set my mind spiraling...

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6 Destructive Ideas Commonly Perpetuated in Western Culture

Since the day you emerged into this bizarre, sparkling universe, you’ve been conditioned to think in certain ways. And that’s damn wonderful most of the time. It’s a blessing that...

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Spoiler Alert: You Do Not Exist

I would like to start this article gently, but the truth is. No matter how I put this, it will seem odd. No matter how I say this, it will rub someone up the wrong way. No matter how delicately I handle this it, will challenge the foundations of your entire life. If moving towards the truth is not what you want. If breaking free of the ties that have bound your life. If a rejection of the very reason you are here now, searching for freedom is not what you are after, stop reading now. I'll assume whoever is left only wants one thing: the cold and ruthless truth. Now to dispense with the pleasantries...

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The 10% Rule: How to Read More Than 42+ Books a Year

Reading is bar-none, the best habit you can develop. In this article you'll learn a simple trick to read more books, much faster, with less effort.

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Social Media is Distorting Your Creative Vision, and You Don’t Even Know It

Social media is an incredible tool for seeing sharing your work. But did you ever think the allure of facebook likes might be ruining your creative vision?

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We Are Verbs: Human Existence as Perpetual Becoming

Question: are you the same person going to bed as you are waking up? Are you the same person now as you were when you were 5-years-old? In this post we explore this difficult question.

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A Little Visual Inspiration

Just some inspirational quotes put artfully over pictures (for the most part) that I found around the Internet. You might have heard some of these before but the majority are rather obscure, yet very...

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25 Psychological Life Hacks that Will Help You Gain the Advantage in Social Situations

Social situations are among the most important in our lives. Yet, there is a huge chance that you are oblivious to the plethora of unwritten social rules that structure everybody’s behaviour....

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What Would Good Guy Greg Do?

I stumbled on this hilarious internet meme while reading through a fellow HEthen's blog. It's comical, but also has some pretty deep implications when you take a step back and observe why it's funny. 'Good Guy Greg' is just that, a really good guy. For example, GGG... Calls you drunk at 6am... to make get to work on time. Is mistaken for an employee... but helps them anyways. Notices it's your birthday while on Faceook... and actually calls you.

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10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are F!#%ing Awesome

Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other sustainable building style you have come across. For the reasons that follow, I believe Earthships can actually change the world. See for yourself!

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Parkour: The Art of Movement

Parkour is by far one of the most amazing sports and/or art forms out there. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s probably because it originated in Europe and hasn’t gotten that big in...

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7 Books That Will Violently Shift Your Perspectives

Once in a while a book comes along that rocks your world so hard that you're never quite the same after. Here are 7 of those books, ordered by how hard they're going to rock your skull!

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Valhalla Movement Update: Big Moves in the World of Sustainability

It has been a momentous 15 months since I moved up to Montreal to co-found the Valhalla Movement. Valhalla has… Raised $28,000 on Kickstarter to prototype an Earthship-inspired greenhouse and...

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Bye Bye Homo sapien, Hello Homo evolutis

Juan Enriquez's TED assertion that we are evolving into a form of man that can control his own evolution and that of other species. When will technology catch up with nature?

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Cutting Out the Crap 1/3: Just Say No

There are a lot of things that we say yes to in life that we.. 1) Know inside that we SHOULD not do     OR     2) Know we do NOT want to do. These are two very distinct problems and I want to...

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The No Bullshit Guide to Speed Reading: 1 Technique That Actually Works

I hate to break it to you but most speed reading techniques don't work at all. In this post I look at why this is so, and explain the one speed reading technique that actually works!

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14 Lies Your Mind Tells You to Prevent Life Changes

14 common ways that our minds sabotage our attempts to make positive changes.

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25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven’t Seen Pt. 2

Human Traffic Very unique comedy about the drug/club culture in the UK. Five friends ponder society, drug use and their own lives as they go about their usual weekend of snorting, smoking, popping,...

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Schopenhauer’s Big Mistake: The Pleasure of Ephemeral Satisfaction

This is a response to an article posted earlier this week concerning Arthur Schopenhauer’s dismal theory on the life’s futility. In short, he postulated that man is in constant struggle to...