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#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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This all Meek fault — Ak Augmon (@IcebergAk) August 29, 2015 not being hardheaded will make your girl wanna let your hit the back of her throat er' day multiple times a day but y'all niggas aggy — Bill Nye . (@slowly_blowme) August 28, 2015 these niggas got too much time on they hands like these hoes❗️ — Destini (@_trinitysymone) ... Read More »

The Top 3 Careers With The Most Psychopaths

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*Via HigherPerspective.Com* What comes to mind when you picture a psychopath? A crazy ax-murderer? Psychopaths don’t always fit that mold. The clinical diagnoses is a person who has shallow emotions or lacks empathy. Sounds like corporate America is loaded with them! Kevin Dutton, a research psychologist at the University of Oxford, has dedicated much of his life to studying the ... Read More »

5 Dream Killers Keeping You From the Life You Could Have

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*Via Entrepreneur.Com* Everybody has dreams.  Whether it’s a couple who dreams of one day being parents, a bench scientist who dreams of finding a cure for cancer or a minimum-wage worker who dreams of one day becoming an independent entrepreneur- – we all have dreams. While there are many external obstacles that dreamers and entrepreneurs have to overcome, the truth is that many dreams ... Read More »

DOPE or NOPE

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DOPE 1. Pittsburgh Steelers signing Mike Vick 2. Chik Fil A lemonade 3. Paypal Debit Cards 4. The Beige Phillip Show Podcast 5. Nature – For All Seasons Album 6. #HennyFestBBQ Vs #Hennypalooza 7. Seth Rollins 8. Parmesan Garlic sauce from BWW 9. Shrimp & Broccoli with white rice 10. Henny Slushies NOPE 1. First Take new host Molly Qerim ... Read More »

“Church For The Wild” Podcast EP 25: “Laws Of Finesse”

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On Episode 25: “Laws of Finesse” The Church For The Wild crew give listeners gems to help maneuver through life. With Music from DJ No Answer. Enjoy! Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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friendlationships are the future — Ghost of Uncle Ron (@RegularAssRon) August 21, 2015 Do not try to explain anything to an angry woman. Don't bother. Just don't. — IllimitableMan (@IllimitableMan) August 21, 2015 I never heard Boys 2 Men singing about the hoes n how disloyal they were — Mally Fre$h (@Mally62st) August 21, 2015 If her toe nails white ... Read More »

Stop worrying about Lala & Carmelo and read this

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F*ck if lala cheated. Order this book and get your mind right. HypsoConsciousness describes the human being’s low level of awareness in the face of today’s fast moving, and stress producing environment. It offers various exercises to aid the individual in elevating his level of consciousness through concentration, relaxation, centeredness, will power and the development of a “superior I.” I ... Read More »

If You Are Broke, Try This…

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*Via Www.Tejdosa.com* I went away to college in California and expected the world to bow at my feet. It didn’t. It fed me hot pockets for breakfast, lunch, and dinner instead. Actually that’s a lie. I ate Lucky Charms for breakfast without the charms or the luck because I was broke. I had little to no money and I didn’t ... Read More »

Monk Mode: Stronger, Smarter, More Refined

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*Via IllimitableMan.Com* “What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization.” – Abraham Maslow Monk mode is a self-improvement framework for improving one’s social market value within a short space of time. Many people fail to integrate self-improving behavior into their lives because they cannot overcome psychological hurdles and are easily distracted by copious amounts of bullshit. Monk ... Read More »

The 30 second habit with a lifelong impact

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*Via @robynscot for Medium.Com* There are no quick fixes. I know this as a social science junkie, who’s read endless books and blogs on the subject, and tried out much of the advice — mostly to no avail. So I do not entitle this post lightly. And I write it only having become convinced, after several months of experimentation, that one of the simplest pieces ... Read More »

Too Much to Do, Not Enough Time

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*Via Zenhabits.Net* One of the biggest frustrations many of us feel is having too much to do, and not feeling like we have enough time to do it. We are overwhelmed. Of course, having “not enough time” is just a feeling — we all have the same amount of time, but we often fill up the container of our days ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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“If I had a dollar for every woman that found me unattractive, eventually they’d find me attractive” – /u/turboRock — IllimitableMan (@IllimitableMan) August 14, 2015 Kylie Jenner bout to own these streets for the next decade — Harv Pierre (@HPIERRE) August 13, 2015   It’s you against her, her hurt, her friends and their hurt. — Nerd Nash (@NerdAtCoolTable) August ... Read More »

Church For The Wild Podcast Ep 24: “Missing: Church For The Wild”

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On Episode 24 “Missing: Church for the wild” the crew comes back after a long hiatus to talk about the reason behind it, Ron contemplating taking a break from the show and more. With music by DJ No Answer. Enjoy! Read More »

The 37 Best Websites To Learn Something New

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*Via @Kristynazdot for Medium.Com* Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and technology topics. They will teach you practically anything, from making hummus to building apps in node.js, most of them for free. There is absolutely no excuse for you not to master a new skill, expand ... Read More »

The top 10 books for a man’s personal growth

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*Via illimitableMan.Com* 1. The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene Psychology, strategy and Machiavellianism. Discusses strategic gambits on an interpersonal level by presenting psychological insights illustrated through historical anecdotes. 2. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius A diary written by an introspective and inquisitive long-dead Roman emperor with a strong grip on Stoic philosophy. The most authoritative text in this niche to survive from antiquity. ... Read More »

8 Things You Need To Understand If You Love An Introvert

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*Via HigherPerspectives.Com* Introverts get kind of a bad rap. People picture us as socially inept homeschooled kids with no friends. That’s not true most of the time. We can be a lively bunch, but at the same time, difficult to understand if you don’t quite get us. So if you find yourself loving an introvert, here’s what you should know. ... Read More »

The Game Of Power

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*Via IllimitableMale.Com* Introduction: This piece discusses the relevance of power in comparative as well as absolutist terms. One thing I have found is, the word “power,” contains specific connotations to most people. They hear the word “power” and it conjures up an image of absolutist, concentrated power. A king, judge, dictator or some other esteemed or highly influential individual. However, these ... Read More »

8 Little Known Laws Of Karma

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*Via HigherPerspectives.Com* A couple weeks ago, my five year old niece asked me what Karma is. I told her that life is like a box. When you do something good, you put a good thing in the box. When you do something bad, you put a bad thing in the box. The same goes for neutral things. Karma is the force ... Read More »

Advice for People in Their Early 20s

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*Via Zenhabits.Net* A young woman wrote to me recently about fears about the future: ‘I’m in my 20s and I’m trying to figure my future out. I’m just wondering how to stop worrying and letting the fear of the unknown totally consume my daily thoughts (I’m moving from Sweden to American and have no idea how to find a job, ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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We all gonna look back on the summer of 2015 and say “What was I thinking” — GUNS & CRAYONS (@GUNSandcrayons) July 31, 2015 Man @NerdAtCoolTable, I swear to God your blog has helped me through soooo much in life bro,I truly appreciate the effort u put into it. — The MlobZin (@MlobZin20) July 30, 2015   If meek don’t ... Read More »

33 Websites That Will Make You a Genius

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*Via Medium.Com* The web is increasingly becoming a powerful resource that can easily help you learn something new everyday. These awesome sites are just what you need. There is a good chance you’ll be able to put at least one of these learning tools to good use and come out as a better person than you were last year. Here’s ... Read More »

13 People You Always Contact After You’ve Been Dumped

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*Via ThoughtCatalog.Com* 1. Your best bestie. She’ll drop everything to shower you with sympathy, make immediate plans to come see you and throw you a “newly single” event with your closest friends. She’ll come over, bring a pint of your favorite ice cream and take out your trash. She’ll force you to shower when all you want to do is ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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I've lived long enough to see myself become the villain — SHIZZ_ (@FatBull_Shizzy) July 23, 2015 Please RT my funny tweets so my ex who got me blocked can see it and miss my sense of humor. — Sweeter Man (@TonyTuss) July 22, 2015 In all my 29 years of living I haven't not once hit that link in a ... Read More »

23 of the Most Amazingly Successful Introverts in History

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*Via Inc.Com* There are a lot of misconceptions regarding introverts. Some look at those they consider to be introverted and toss out all kinds of hyperbole, such as, “they are so shy they would not being able to deliver a speech in a public,” or “she is so shy and introverted — she does not like people all.” However, these prejudicial overstatements rarely hold ... Read More »

Let love find you it’s easier

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*Via @Fearlessmommy for Medium.Com* Have you ever just been so immersed in in figuring out how to be the best possible version of yourself? Creating some of your best work professionally? Starting up a business? Finishing up grad school? Etc. But been single while doing all of it? Putting oneself first whole heartedly may sound a bit selfish at first ... Read More »

These Haunting Images Show How Easily Television Hypnotizes Children

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*Via HigherPerspectives.Com* Televisions made their debut in the American home in the 1950s, and since then has become a near universal electronic device in the homes of developed world citizens. Today, it’s clear for adults to see the blatant propaganda that comes with television. It comes in the form of news, political advertisements, and even commercials that want to sell ... Read More »

Yearning for Alignment and Coherence with the Universe

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*Via Stonyhill-nuggets.Com* There are two yearnings that drive most humans—–the yearning tobecome and the yearning for spiritual enlightenment. Both are yearnings for coherence or alignment with the universe and the reality that surrounds us. The yearning to become is driven by the creative evolutionaryimpulse to become——the universal impulse to create the future and become more than we are today. Stated simply, we yearn to embrace ... Read More »

6 Ways to get out of a funk

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*Via Zenhabits.Net* Sometimes you just aren’t motivated, maybe you’re feeling depressed (as opposed to full-blown clinical depression), maybe you just don’t have the energy to focus on work. We’ve all been there from time to time, and the good news is, we’ve all climbed out of this funk to some degree. I’ve found there are two main factors to finding ... Read More »

What I Learned When I Gave Up the ‘9 to 5’

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*Via Medium.Com* My grandparents, who were born and raised in the Soviet Union, had a very simple idea of success. They wanted to find one job, and do it for the rest of their lives. For them, this was ideal because it allowed them to stay firmly inside their comfort zones. They wanted life to be uncomplicated and predictable: Go ... Read More »

DOPE or NOPE

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DOPE 1. Apple Music 2. Friday, July 17th 3. Honey Bourbon Backwoods 4. Meek Mill 5. Seth Rollins 6. Teanna Trump 7. GemFactory.Bigcartel.Com 8.  This episode of Snoops GGN …. 9. Grand Marnier x Orange Juice 10. Rice & Beans at a BBQ NOPE 1. Deandre Jordan 2. Jay Z – Blueprint 2 3. Your phone dying while you’re working ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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if you’ve really been living this summer; you should have the mosquito bites all around your ankle parts to prove it — Ghost of Uncle Ron (@RegularAssRon) July 8, 2015 Need me a drone. I can put my weed money in the drone and fly it to the weed man and fly my shit back all from the brib — ... Read More »

4 Videos That Will Completely Change Your Perspective Of The World

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*Via HigherPerspectives.Com* Media can communicate many different messages to us. It can be messages of subservience or messages of liberation. This time, it’s the latter. The first clip is from Charlie Chaplin’s film, The Great Dictator. His monologue stated: “I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be an emperor. That’s not my business. I don’t want to rule or conquer ... Read More »

6 Pieces Of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

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*Via Higherperspectives.com* 1. Live a life filled with compassion and positive action. Buddha wasn’t the only religious leader who wanted you to be compassion – you can find that teaching in others like Jesus Christ and Mohammed. It isn’t just beneficial to the world, it’s beneficial to your own spirit too. Compassion is critical to finding peace within yourself and ... Read More »

Give A F!ck About Your Life

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*Via ThoughtCatalog.Com* Give enough of a fuck about your life to actually enjoy it. Worrying is an entertaining past time at this point. It’s what you do when you need some kind of purpose, which is what happens when you forget that you don’t have forever. That’s your purpose. Give a fuck about it. Give enough of a fuck to ... Read More »

Where are All the Cool Kids Moving to?

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*Via @Nowsourcing for Medium.Com* Population shifts are nothing new. After the start of the industrial revolution, populations moved at breakneck speeds out of rural areas and into cities. Then came urban sprawl- people wanted to live close enough to the city to work there, but they still wanted to spread out. These days people tend to go where the jobs are, ... Read More »

This Man Walked 3,000 Miles Through China.

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*Via HigherPerspective.Com* Christopher Rehage decided to take on quite the undertaking: to walk nearly 3,000 miles across China. He began his walk in Beijing on November 9th, 2007 and ended in Urumqi in October of 2008. He made the trip COMPLETELY on foot. No boats, planes, cars, or trains. “It was just the way it would be on any normal ... Read More »

When You Can’t Seem To Find Your Purpose

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*Via ThoughtCatalog.Com* Your purpose is not to become the manager of a successful restaurant. Or a member of Congress. Or an actor on a hit show. Or a bestselling author. Or a doctor. Those are positions. They are admirable, attainable goals. If you’re trying to make something of yourself and use the talents you’ve been given, those are wonderful things ... Read More »

Read This If You’re 23 And Lost

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*Via ThoughtCatalog.Com* So you’re 23 and you have no idea what comes next. First of all, congratulations. You’re ahead of the game. Do you know how long most people wait to realize that they’re lost? Do you know many people never do? Do you understand how many people go through their entire lives aimlessly floundering; only to realize at the ... Read More »

Why are women of COLOR comfortable with being overweight?

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*Via QuantumLeapFitness.Com* All women are beautiful. All sizes are beautiful. Be happy within your skin. Be happy with your weight. Love yourself, ladies; I will never tell you to do otherwise because the definition of ‘being beautiful’ is broad.  However,  in communities of color, does it also include “being healthy?” In our culture, we appreciate (dare I say, fetishize?)  “thick” women. ... Read More »

7 Reasons You Should Never Get A Job

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*Via HigherPerspectives.Com* 1. You make nothing for your time off. Let’s say you have an online shop instead of a job. Sure, you work for a while every day packing things up for shipment and sending them on their way, but when you go to bed, the orders still come in, right? If you had a traditional job, you clock ... Read More »

Chef Table with Kenisha Sutherland Ep 2. (Shot by Jamisa)

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Head Chef Kenisha  Sutherland (aka Chef Thug Life) is back with another chef table, this time it’s themed around the movie “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.” Come see her at Corner Bistro located in North Wilmington. 3604 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810. Shot & Filmed by Jamisa Johnson. Peace Living Films. Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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When I like a chick a lot part of me starts mourning… Because I know it ain’t gon end well. — The Moor (@SeanTheTerrible) May 29, 2015   “Bro stay away from her, she just gonna hurt you” I know thats why I need her — Wayne ReGretzky (@iBsquardtheGAWD) May 28, 2015   my boyfriend tweets more than he fucks ... Read More »

This 10-Story Factory Has Been Transformed Into An Incredible Adult Playground

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*Via Higherperspective.com* In the wake of mass movement of jobs overseas are countless empty factories, but the City Museum of St. Louis had a pretty awesome idea. They wanted to transform an abandoned 10 story shoe factory into a fun playground for adults. Kids are welcome too! Check out what they’ve done with the place: Read More »

Suspending Mis-Belief

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*Via Zenhabits.Net* Would it seem miraculous if you could dissolve anxiety, fears, stress, frustration, anger … by making a small mental shift? The answer might lie in thinking about how we watch films. Last night, I was watching the Lord of the Rings trilogy with my kids, and my 9-year-old daughter said some of the things in the movie scared ... Read More »

45 LIFE LESSONS, WRITTEN BY A 90 YEAR OLD

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1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3. Life is too short not to enjoy it. 4. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and family will. 5. Don’t buy stuff you don’t need. 6. You don’t have to win every argument. Stay ... Read More »

You’re Waisting Your Time

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*Via Quantumleapfitness.com* * puts on bullet proof vest, jumps into armored vehicle, uses the megaphone to tell you all… WAIST TRAINING DOESN’T WORK ! * speeds off at 100 mph as a hostile group of women chase my motorcade on foot *   finds irony in this fact because they don’t like to workout and that waist training has them ... Read More »

8 Ways That Rachel Dolezal is Really F***ing Things Up For The Rest Of Us

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*Via @CountryClubInk for Medium.Com* And by us, I mean the light-skinned girls, the red bones, the mixed chicks; the Nicole Ari Parkers, the Whitley Gilberts, the thick chick from Floetrys; the women who look kinda like me that just had their identities hijacked by some mentally unwell white woman. It’s bad enough that we were the cold, cheating, godless wife ... Read More »

If You Hate Your World, It’s Because You’ve Outgrown It

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*Via EliteDaily.com* “If you hate your life, you haven’t’ seen enough of it. If you hate your life, it’s because your life is too small and doesn’t fit you.” ― Augusten Burroughs When I find myself hopelessly depressed, it’s a feeling similar to the crushing sensation of claustrophobia. I feel trapped within the confines of my own world, as if the walls ... Read More »

The comeback after the setback

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*Via Zenhabits.Net* I set myself a challenge recently, and I’ve been failing at it. I decided to only eat bland food, with no variety. The month is only 2/3 over, but I’ve struggled much more than I’d anticipated. It’s such a minor setback, but it’s made me feel a little depressed sometimes, and I’ve wanted to quit more times than I’d ... Read More »

A Guy Who Stopped Dating Because He Found The Next Best Thing

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*Via WorldTruth.Tv* When I first turned 30, I knew I was entering a decade of high expectations. Sure, I knew it was a milestone age, and I had accomplished most of what I set out to do — except find love. I still dated while fielding the occasional questions from my peers and elders about why I had to yet to find ... Read More »

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