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Gems from Ed Latimore On How He Learned To Manage Money


*Via EdLatimore.Com* The following is an expanded version of my answer to a question that was posted on my fan page. A guy asked, after reading one of my articles about growing up in the hood, “How did you learn to manage money, could you give me some recommendations?” Short answer, the hard way. Long answer, by having a combination of ... Read More »

“Respect Life” Season 2 Trailer


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#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week


Sometimes You Just Have To Tell People To Shut Up. — Mike Zombie (@MikeZombie) April 1, 2016 Do yourself a favor go listen to the church for the wild podcast — Esco Menendez (@93tilinfinity_) April 1, 2016 People be screaming “Free such and such” and don’t even know what they did. — Wayno (@Wayno119) March 31, 2016 me: “i think ... Read More »

SameSh!tDifferentToilet Podcast Episode 16 / Special Guest @NerdAtCoolTable


Listen as the Same Sh!t Different Toilet podcast interviews NerdAtTheCoolTable.Com founder Nerd Nash. They discuss Hip Hop, Social Media, the podcast game and more. Read More »

Understanding Female Psychology


*Via illimitableMen.Com* “One ought to hold on to one’s heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.” – Friedrich Nietzsche Contents: 1.) Introduction 2.) The Cultural Battle of the Sexes 3.) Solipsism’s Role In Femininity 4.) The Role of Rationalisation & Sophistry 5.) In Closing/Relevant Reading 1.) Introduction: As I write this, I cast my mind back to ... Read More »

Respect My Art: @JASMYNMILAN


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Sites & Snaps: @TheProvided


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Respect My Art: @ArtByVenus


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Create more than you consume


*Via @MikaElcho for Medium.Com* A few nights ago, I did something for the first time in my life. I listened to a full album (Jay-Z’s Magna Carta…Holy Grail), from the first song to the last, without any interruptions. I put on my headphones, closed my eyes, and just listened. I have been working a lot on reading more thoughtfully so ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week


She’ll ignore your dm and still retweet you every day — Nerd Nash (@NerdAtCoolTable) March 26, 2016 i super fuck w/my friends but they don’t really be on the same shit as me. — lord of the wolves. (@beerbellyboodha) March 24, 2016 Text your significant other “it’s starting to get real nice out .. Don’t forget to not fucking play ... Read More »

Respect My Art: Markus The Artist


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The OTAP Show Episode 30: Venny (@DarthVenn)


Check out Episode 30 of the OTAP show with special guest @DarthVenn (Writer for NerdAtTheCoolAtble.Com). Listen as she speaks on mental illness, Writing a book, her mean tweets and more. Read More »

Sites & Snaps: @_Studio354


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Same Sh!t Different Toilet Podcast: Sadderday Edition w/ Special Guests @BBillions @YaBoySkeete @NaeSantana_


Here’s another dope episode of “SameSh!tDifferentToilet” this time I had the opportunity to talk to @sadpitt about the origin of the ‪#‎sadderday‬ brand, why he chose the logo, if it goes down in the DM, the sadderday concerts and what cities he plans on going to next to build the brand and much more!!!! ……I also had the opportunity to ... Read More »

10 Techniques For Letting Go Of Stress And Quieting The Mind


*Via HigherPerspectives.Com* At the end of another busy week, sometimes all you want to do is have a glass of wine to help you forget it all. Whether you’re a working mom, a stressed out dad or a 20-something just trying to make your way in this world, taking a time out to de-stress and center yourself is important for ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week


My girl said “She want a ring” Bitch take your phone off silent 😒😂 — Lil Guwop (@liltunechi94) March 18, 2016 You gotta suck his toes while you’re in reverse cowgirl. — YA MAMA (@iAintGottaRap) March 17, 2016 I’m not an alcoholic. I only drink 2 times a year. 1. On my birthday. 2. When it’s not my birthday — ... Read More »

Thinking Inside The Bubble


*Via @GenerallyMade for Medium.Com* BUSINESS BOSS: Gentleman, as you know, Q2 sales floundered. We need some fresh ideas to save this company. The two employees nod in agreement. BUSINESS BOSS: Let’s not just think outside of the box on this one. Let’s rebuild the box. EMPLOYEE #1: Hmm…. BUSINESS BOSS: What is it? EMPLOYEE #1: Well, no, it’d never work. ... Read More »

Sites & Snaps: @justinhustle


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#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week


You know that bitch only fuck with you cuz you got a good ass job you nerd — Fat Jesus (@BardaStar) March 9, 2016 Hood niggas don't be tweeting a lot they just retweet the thank you god I'm awake tweets and log out — ZARA (@dontaddmefam) March 9, 2016 If he wear Muslim oils as his cologne…. He definitely ... Read More »

#QLF “Lift The Fork” Season Finale – Dig Inn, New York, New York (Video)


It’s been an amazing ride so far, and we wanted to close the season out with one the few seasonal restaurants in New York, son this week we paid a visit to the folks at Dig Inn, located in the flatiron district of New York City! Dig Inn has a great philosophy on food: ” Farm-to-Table” while offering it at ... Read More »

Sites & Snaps: @thewaywardminds


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Work F*cking Hard

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*Via @DariusForoux for Medium.Com* One of my mentors is a 71-year-old entrepreneur. He started working since he was 12 years. The thought of retiring has never crossed his mind. He told me he wants to die working — he loves it that much. He said: “People will try to tell you that hard work is bad for you. And that you should ... Read More »

Why We Don’t Need to Try So Hard to Be Better


*Via TinyBuddha.Com*  “To heal a wound, you need to stop touching it.” ~Unknown I’ve always been an overachiever. In sixth grade, I spent weeks memorizing over five pages of the poem “Horatius at the Bridge” for extra credit, even though I already had an A in the class. When I started therapy in my mid-twenties to deal with depression and ... Read More »

Ed Latimore’s 10 Observations From 2 Years Of Not Drinking


*Via EdLatimore.Com* Yesterday marks 2 consecutive years I have gone without having a drink of alcohol. By traditional metrics I don’t know if I had a drinking problem: Of the people who know me, I would imagine that there are some who will say that I needed to cut back while others will say that my drinking and behavior was average ... Read More »

Champion’s Mentality – How To Stop Being A Loser & Become Epic


*Via illimitablemen.Com* Contents: 1.) Introduction 2.) Monk Mode Recap 3.) Consume Less, Produce More 4.) Enjoying Work 5.) Escape The Crab Bucket & Avoid Victim Mentality 6.) On Losers 7.) Quality Beats Quantity 8.) Applying Quality Over Quantity To Sales 9.) Loser’s Entitlement Mentality – Give It To Me Now! 10.) Don’t Take Advice From Losers & Victims 11.) In ... Read More »

Give The Poet Some: @CallMeCult


“Black” Every man I have ever loved has been black. Black lungs. Black emotion. Black logic. I have kissed the lips of darkness, Have fallen into a pit of lies. They gave me lust filled words Drowned in cyanide, I drank them in, felt beauty, wanted. I have held the hand of emptiness, Coiled around mine in a suicidal jump ... Read More »

Sites & Snaps: @BrandonxWatson


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Why Searching For ‘The One’ Will Ruin You


The one isn’t real. There is not a single person out there that is perfect for you in every way, a person who will give you chills every second of the day, a person who will make you feel like your heart is about to explode every moment that you are with them. There is not a person out there ... Read More »

#QLF “Lift The Fork” Episode 6: Seasoned Vegan – Harlem (Video)


And we’re back!!!! This week we took over Harlem and touched down at @seasonedvegan The first black owned soul food vegan spot in Harlem! So you know I had to spend part of Black History Month eating a vegan chopped cheese, soy nuggets, and Mac & ” Cheese” ! So grab a plate and line up for ” Big Momma’s” ... Read More »

Why I travel solo


*Via Medium.Com* I’m 27 and female. Since I was 21, I’ve been away at least once a year, for anything from 3 nights to 9 months, alone. I also go on trips with friends, but I make a point of regularly going solo. When alone, I’ve been met with various reactions, but they tend to fall into two broad camps: ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week


Sometimes you gotta scroll to the top of that thread reminisce one last time, figure out where you/y'all went wrong and say fuck it, delete — Peaches (@IPhoneANDthong) February 26, 2016 Once ur wife/girl leaves u ur side bitch not gonna want u anymore either — Marcus Graham (@YaboySkeete) February 25, 2016 Puerto Ricans become cops and become Italian the ... Read More »

The Ten Most Important Books To Expand Your Brain


*Via JamesAltcher.Com* Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer. And this is a good thing. It’s because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn’t spend his life being good at writing. He didn’t spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or built ... Read More »

Why We Struggle with Change


*Via Zenhabits.Net* We think we need to improve ourselves and our current situation, because we’re dissatisfied (at least a little bit) with how things are. We have a drive to improve, improve. So we strive for change — exercise more, eat better, read more, be more mindful, do more meaningful work, be more disciplined. And yet, we struggle with change. ... Read More »

The stigma of doing things alone


*Via Christina Ling For Medium.Com* I was discussing prospective travel plans with a group of people the other day when one of them, after expressing her interest in visiting Lyon, remarked, “But I have to find someone to go with — I’m not going to travel there by myself. Nobody wants to do that.” The same afternoon, I walked into a cafe ... Read More »

Sites & Snaps: @Kbelanger716


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A Man’s List of 25 things He Wish He Had Known 10 Years Ago


*Via @DariusForoux for Medium.Com* Socrates, considered as one of the founders of Western philosophy, was once named the wisest man on earth by the Oracle of Delphi. When Socrates heard that the oracle had made such a comment, he believed that the statement was wrong. Socrates said: “I know one thing: that I know nothing.” How can the smartest man ... Read More »

Reasons why females rather not “make the first move”


*Via TheRuggedTerrain.Com* One day I muscled up the strength to finally let this guy know that I somewhat had interest in him (I still didn’t actually come out and say that I liked him, but I found myself frolicking in his DM’s lol). Now, I may have been over thinking it, but I felt uncomfortable and I didn’t know what ... Read More »

The Choice


*Via IllimitableMen.Com* “The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.” – Pope John Paul II Contents: 1.) The Male Perspective – A Quandary 1a.) The Patriarch’s Problem 1b.) The Bachelor’s Problem 2.) The Female Perspective – A Prize ... Read More »

#QLF “Lift The Fork” Episode 5: Freshark Juice Bar & Grill – Rockville Centre Long Island (Video)


We hope you came hungry! Irv and Kris take you to Freshark Juice Bar & Grill in Rockville Centre Long Island. This place offers some of the tastiest dishes, hands down. When it comes to good food, textures and flavors are key, and Freshark’s unique recipes make for a great breakfast, lunch and dinner. We had pancakes with agave syrup, ... Read More »

Multitasking is Killing Your Brain


*Via @LarryKim for Medium.Com* Many people believe themselves to be multitasking masters, but could it all be in their heads? Our brains weren’t built to multitask. Our brains are designed to focus on one thing at a time, and bombarding them with information only slows them down. MIT neuroscientist Earl Miller notes that our brains are “not wired to multitask ... Read More »

4 Steps To Quitting Porn


*Via EdLatimore.Com* So this basically outlines the plan I used to ditch pornography. Most of the literature on the internet gives you all type of soul searching and inner healing advice centered around figuring out why you watch porn, what you’re missing, finding God and all types of other shit not relevant to actually kicking the habit. You’re not going to ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week


I might steal from ur purse when u drunk but I will never steal from ur crib .. I was raised right — Marcus Graham (@YaboySkeete) February 4, 2016 I remember one time I was so high I climbed in the back seat of my car to lay down — Leroy X (@NoWomanIsRight) February 4, 2016 Niggas tickling your girl ... Read More »

Nightmares From The Night Shift: @Ummheyboo & @ESparkz610


@ummheyboo Oh my gosh. Where do I start? Let start with the lack of sleep. Naturally, we’re not nocturnal creatures so the adjustment alone is painful. In my experience, your body never fully transitions to working overnight because you have off days (where you’re forced to be on everyone else’s schedule if you need to handle business or hang out) ... Read More »

#QLF “Lift The Fork” Episode 4: Energy Fuel – Brooklyn (Video)


We’re back in Brooklyn for another episode of healthy and tasty eating! Irv and Kris find a local chain spot, Energy Fuel in Fort Greene, and explore their large menu of wraps, smoothies, juices and PIZZA! That’s right, take a look at how we keep the calorie count low, and the choices satisfying! 386 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11205 347-889-6990 ... Read More »

Tales From The Female Cheaters Part 4


Anonymous  So, my brother’s best friend and I have been feeling each other since we were in like 6th grade. We never took it anywhere cause he was my brothers patna and something like my brother but the sexual tension was always present and running high. So anyway, I moved on, he moved on and we both got in relationships ... Read More »

6 Signs You’ve Definitley Found Your Twin Flame


*Via Higherperspectives.Com* You immediately click in a fiery way. You might meet people from time to time that you immediately get along with. It happens. Maybe they were a friend in a past life. But your twin flame? That’s another story entirely. It’s like the both of you bring out this fire in one another. Everything is intense right from ... Read More »

Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Understanding the Mind


*Via Zenhabits.Net* The most important habit I’ve formed in the last 10 years of forming habits is meditation. Hands down, bar none. Meditation has helped me to form all my other habits, it’s helped me to become more peaceful, more focused, less worried about discomfort, more appreciative and attentive to everything in my life. I’m far from perfect, but it ... Read More »

#AppGod: Color Switch


Don’t ask where the App God been. Just appreciate that he’s here to drop off a game that will have you under the covers ignoring texts from your bae. Shout out to my daughter for putting me on. Read More »

Stop worrying about your Ex and read this


Get your mind right because these thighs out here are going to be for that bullsh*t this summer. Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week


i took a bat to his new Rolls Royce, soaked his xbox in water, & dated someone else for 3 yrs but i still got a ring — Diosa (@doseofasha) January 22, 2016 don’t lose ya family over megapixels and filters — DJ Desert Storm (@piffpaul_) January 22, 2016 Place yourself on “death ground,” where your back is against ... Read More »

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