Nerd At The Cool Table


8 Little Known Laws Of Karma


*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


*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


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


*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


*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


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


*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


*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


*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


*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


*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’


*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 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


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


*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


*Via* 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


*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?


*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.


*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


*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


*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?


*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


*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)


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


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


*Via* 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


*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 »



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


*Via* * 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


*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


*Via* “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


*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


*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 »

Riding Your Flow: 8 Steps for Enhancing Your Creativity and Productivity


Why is that we tend to be more successful at pursuits we are genuinely passionate about? Why does time seem to drag when you are completely bored and uninterested in a task? How come you can easily lose yourself in a task that really piques your interest? According to positive psychology, doing things that you find genuinely interesting and stimulating ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week


You leave your phone out and your girl actually has a desire to go through it? Wow. Seems stressful — Velvet Hoop (@BoptimusPrime) June 10, 2015 She ain’t happy I see it in her thighs — Nerd Nash (@NerdAtCoolTable) June 9, 2015   Don’t listen to me. I don’t even have a girl anymore. — Ghost of Uncle Ron (@RegularAssRon) ... Read More »

Why Wall Street’s ‘Eat What You Kill’ Motto Is The Only Way To Live


*Via BusinessInsider.Com* An anonymous commenter named “Frank” wrote on an article I wrote, “Every time Altucher opens his mouth or posts commentary, he subtracts from the sum total of all human knowledge.” Frank is absolutely right and I congratulate him for recognizing that. I do subtract from the sum total of all human knowledge when I speak. I’m not human. ... Read More »

App God: Faded


It’s summer time and you can’t be out here looking for love or flexing on Ex’s without having a good photo app with good editing abilities. Got an App the App God needs to see? Send it to NerdNash@Gmail.Com Read More »

Stop worrying about Chris Brown and read this


Let me apologize for slacking on bringing new book waves to the table. I’ve literally been on a 2-3 year journey of filth but i’m back now.  ****** In his riveting new book, The Art of Learning, Waitzkin tells his remarkable story of personal achievement and shares the principles of learning and performance that have propelled him to the top–twice. Josh ... Read More »



DOPE  1. Corona Familia 2. Having a beard 3. Going thru your kid cell phone 4. Backwood singles 5. Triple H 6. Pac 7. Fiji Water & lifesaver gummies 8. Using one sentence from a good book to fuel your day 9.  Re-Up Gang mixtapes 10. Mextures Instagram Page NOPE 1. Venue 112 in Virginia 2. Cleveland Cavaliers 3. Kyrie ... Read More »

25 Facts About the Epidemic of Police Brutality in America


*Via TheColi.Com* The recent unveiling of the Counted, a tracking system designed by the Guardian to count the number of civilians killed by police, has brought more attention to the seeming epidemic of police brutality in the U.S. The tool comes at an important time. It seems every week new names of victims of police violence appear in the media. Twitter users often ... Read More »

Researchers Find Textbook-Altering Link Between Brain, Immune System


*Via UVAToday* In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist. That such vessels could have escaped detection when the lymphatic system has been so thoroughly mapped throughout the body is surprising on ... Read More »

When You Want To Text Them And You Know You Shouldn’t


*Via ThoughtCatalog.Com* Maybe it’s because they showed up unexpectedly in your newsfeed and you were so caught off-guard that your stomach dropped. They were tagged in a photo by someone you don’t know, someone you’ve never even heard of. You’re quickly overwhelmed when you think about the fact that they have this whole life now that you don’t know about, ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week


U can still get her back if you just stop trying to — Gems Earl Jones (@RegularAssRon) May 31, 2015 what if your pillow could collect your dreams and when you wake up you plug it into your computer and watch them over again omg — Gellan Kashou (@AmaralAguayojcj) May 30, 2015   No matter how much your feet hurt. ... Read More »

19 Images That Show The Disturbing Impact Humans Have Had On Earth


This article requires very little introduction. The Foundation for Deep Ecology has released a collection of images that show the impacts of our of control human growth and waste on our home planet. It’s truly breathtaking. “This is an issue that people care about, and oftentimes it’s just not discussed by mainstream media,” said Missie Thurston, director of marketing and communications at ... Read More »

12 Things Successful People Never Reveal About Themselves at Work


*Via Entrepreneur.Com* You can’t build a strong professional network if you don’t open up to your colleagues; but doing so is tricky, because revealing the wrong things can have a devastating effect on your career. Sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can wind ... Read More »

Hold Your Own Feet to the Fire


*Via ZenHabits.Net* Lots of us want to change our habits — get healthier, procrastinate less, write a book, save some money, get fit, read more, get good at something. And when it comes to changing habits, we know what doesn’t work. What doesn’t work: saying you’re going to make a change, intending to, and then failing to do it. You’ve ... Read More »



– 92% of women with mostly selfies on their IG page are insane. – 76% of women already know who they’re f*cking after they break up with their man before the breakup occurs – Martin was high in %94.3 of his episodes – 80% of sexual intercourse with Erykah Badu fans will involve body oils – 72% of Black n ... Read More »

Woman challenges herself to “100 days without fear”


*Via HigherPerspectives.Com* Michelle Poler is an art director living in New York. She has lots of fears, so her “100 Days Without Fear” challenge is a big one. She’s setting out to conquer all of her fears and is documenting it in these short videos. “That moment when you realize you want to live life to the fullest. The second ... Read More »

Can you change?


*Via Zenhabits.Net* Let’s say you’ve been wanting to quit smoking for awhile, or you’ve really been wanting to start exercising. All of a sudden, you read something that motivates you … you’re ready to make the change! You’re determined. You’re going to make this happen. That’s amazing. The question is: are you going to convert this determination into actual lasting ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week


Staying away from temptation is all in the mind. But difficult as fuck. — Gems Earl Jones (@RegularAssRon) May 20, 2015 Yall don’t even Doodoo everyday .. U niggas & bitches literally full of shit — Big Daddy Skeete (@YaboySkeete) May 18, 2015   Life putting it’s big boot in ya ass makes it a little bit easier to fill ... Read More »

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