Monthly Archives: December 2014

What Holds Americans Back From Financial Freedom, From Tony Robbins (VIDEO)

What’s the biggest thing holding Americans back from attaining financial freedom? According to life and business strategist Tony Robbins, it’s complexity. Our lives are much more complex than they used to be. People used to be able to work their … Continue reading

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Psychology of Sharing: 20+ Facts about Social Sharing

Anyone who does a study that can give insight inside the reasons why people do the things they do online has my attention. When the New York Times does a study that analyzes the psychology of sharing in the age … Continue reading

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So You Think You’re Smarter Than A CIA Agent

When 3,000 average citizens were asked to forecast global events, some consistently made predictions that turned out to be more accurate than those made with classified intelligence. Source: http://www.npr.org See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Understanding Manson: Crime, Murder, and Cults

This is part two of a sample research paper on the cult of Charles Manson. The paper focuses on labeling theory as a means of explanation for the crimes. Source: http://www.ultius.com Charles Manson was constantly exposed to and surrounded by … Continue reading

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‘Biz leaders in traditional sectors should view digital technology as a transformation opportunity’

Business leaders in traditional sectors like manufacturing and mining should view digital technology as a transformation opportunity and not a challenge, say George Westerman, Didier Bonnet and… Source: articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Amazon added 10M new Prime subscribers over the holidays, could make up to $1B in annual revenue

Correction: Updated 7:05 a.m. PT to clarify that the company could make as much as $990 million. Amazon today announced that over 10 million people “tried Prime for the first time” — the company’s… Source: venturebeat.com We’re working hard to make Prime better … Continue reading

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Nolan Dalla Asks, Has Poker Become Unbeatable?

Nolan Dalla has been an integral part of the poker industry for more than 20 years now, and he’s seen it all. In his first contribution to PokerNews, Dalla asks the question, has poker become unbeatable? Source: http://www.pokernews.com See on … Continue reading

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Why Stoicism is one of the best mind-hacks ever – Lary Wallace – Aeon

As legions of warriors and prisoners can attest, Stoicism is not grim resolve but a way to wrest happiness from adversity Source: aeon.co See on Scoop.it – iLife

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The Islamic State is failing at being a state

Across the group’s territory in Iraq and Syria, a breakdown of services and deteriorating living conditions call into question its ability to govern and the sustainability of its ambition. Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com ISIS has become too big to control itself. They’re … Continue reading

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The Authenticity Paradox – HBR

Why feeling like a fake can be a sign of growth Source: hbr.org See on Scoop.it – iLife

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How Mark Zuckerberg defines ‘technology’

What defines a technological tool — one historical definition — is something that takes a human’s sense or ability and augments it and makes it more powerful. So, for example, I wear contact lenses or glasses; that is a technology that enhances … Continue reading

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Anaïs Nin on Why Understanding the Individual is the Key to Understanding Mass Movements

“Every individual is representative of the whole, a symptom, and should be intimately understood.” French-Cuban writer Anaïs Nin (1903-1 Source: http://www.brainpickings.org See on Scoop.it – iLife

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In E-Sports, Video Gamers Draw Real Crowds and Big Money

Professional video gaming is becoming a worldwide spectator sport offering big prizes to competitors and helping the game industry gain even greater cultural and economic clout. Source: http://www.nytimes.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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The Greatest Lawyer Who Ever Lived: Page 2 of 7

He’s the brashest, most generous, most foul-mouthed trial attorney in the country. And at 89, Joe Jamail can still command a courtroom, mother%*!$#@. Source: http://www.texasmonthly.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Controversy Brews As Marijuana Makes Its Way To Wall Street – Reset.me

As marijuana continues its inevitable return to legality, entrepreneurs are scrambling to take their fledgling pot companies public to trade on the stock market. Source: reset.me See on Scoop.it – iLife

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No ‘Interview’ … on any platform

Multiple theater chains have pulled The Interview after hackers posted a message threatening a “9/11” style attack on theaters that screened the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy. Source: http://www.usatoday.com The U.S. succumbs to an unprecedented attack on our most cherished, bedrock … Continue reading

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Sony Hack Shines Light on North Korea’s Cyber Attackers

Blamed by the U.S. for the Sony hack, North Korea selects some of its brightest talent for its cyberwarfare program as its conventional forces age and become obsolete, defectors and experts say. Source: http://www.wsj.com North Korea has built up a substantial Cyber … Continue reading

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NewAmerica – YouTube

It’s time for a New America – a path forward using Conservative solutions to solve the greatest problems facing our country. Source: http://www.youtube.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Science: Can future actions influence past events? Experiment mimics quantum physics ‘spooky action into the past’ | sci-english.blogspot.com

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What are some good books for learning probability and statistics?

Answer by Justin Rising: These are the books that I've found helpful.  This is by no means a complete list–and in particular, I'm not trying to cover anything beyond the core topics–but it is a solid start.  As always, my … Continue reading

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Nassim Nicholas Taleb and Gregory F. Treverton | How to Predict State Failure | Foreign Affairs

Even as protests spread across the Middle East in early 2011, the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria appeared immune from the upheaval. Assad had ruled comfortably for over a decade, having replaced his father, Hafez, who himself had held … Continue reading

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The threat facing online comments – FT.com

In the early days of the internet, there was much talk of how the web would connect us all, thereby furthering knowledge and fostering community. Yet for all its advocates’ and early adopters’ optimism about its potential to enable us … Continue reading

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Tony Robbins on Morning Routines, Peak Performance, and Mastering Money | The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss

“Our revenues are now over $5 billion annually. Without access to Tony and his teachings, Salesforce.com wouldn’t exist today.” – Marc Benioff, Founder of Salesforce. Source: fourhourworkweek.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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How The Economic Machine Works by Ray Dalio – EconomicPrinciples.org

In this animation, Ray Dalio explains How The Economic Machine Works. He covers important points such as: deleveraging, long-term debt cycle, printing money & more. Source: http://www.economicprinciples.org I. HOW THE ECONOMIC MACHINE WORKS A Transactions-Based ApproachProductivity GrowthLong-Term Debt CycleShort-Term Debt … Continue reading

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How Incredibly Successful People THINK – YouTube

SUBSCRIBE for weekly episodes and bonuses. Get the mp3 on iTunes free: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/charged-life-brendon-burchard/id821746377 Get the … Source: http://www.youtube.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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