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

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*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

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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

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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 or NOPE

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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

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*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

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*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

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*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

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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

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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

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*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

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*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 »

“Statistics”

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- 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”

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*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?

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*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

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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 »

DOPE or NOPE

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DOPE 1. Rob Wh!te 2. Cover Bands 3. Claritin D 4. Dan Folger instagram 5. Being able to make your child break down in tears just by giving them a look 6. “Mind Right” by Young Thug 7. Being asked “Damn, what song is that?” when you controlling the aux 8.  Sunday drinking 9.  Chips & Salsa 10. Ric Flair ... Read More »

3 Ways to Make Your Life Simple and Successful Again

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*Via MarcandAngel.Com* We all have days, weeks, months and – for some – even years of feeling anxious and overwhelmed with the work we have yet to do.  It’s an elusive feeling that aches from deep within.  From the outside, people think you have it all together, but they can’t see what’s going on in your head.  Stress fills your ... Read More »

How The Happiest People Make the Best out of Everything

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*Via Inc.Com* Life consists of a series of unfolding events; some of these events are expected and some are unexpected. The happiest people on earth have learned that they can’t control everything in life. This is a key element in living happily. While having the best of everything is great, it is not necessarily a requirement for a happy life. The secret for ... Read More »

It’s Said That The Path You’re Attracted To Reveals Your Personality And Fortune

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*Via HigherPerspectives.Com* The premise of this quiz is pretty simple. Pick the path below that draws you in the most and we’ll tell you what it means for yourself. Just picture yourself in a gentle forest. If you like, click play on the video below. It’ll help you put yourself there. Ready to find out what your path means? Here ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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Sometimes you wanna come on here and be cooler than you actually are. — Betty Beck (@CallMeJewC) May 8, 2015 give your opponents a common enemy to hate; & while everyone’s distracted, take over. that’s basic Power 101 — Alexia (@Lex_topia) May 7, 2015   Sometimes u need a day to just sit home & scratch ya balls — Dre. ... Read More »

10 Signs Your Personal Trainer Is Ripping You Off (From A Personal Trainer)

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*Via ThoughtCatalog.Com* Joey Rehavi is a New York City based, military certified personal trainer. He served in the Army Special Forces for seven years, in combat and as a Master Trainer. Through Corefit101, he offers one-on-one sessions combining elements of core definition training, bootcamp, Crossfit, muscle strengthening, and toning. 1. They’re fat. “If your trainer looks like they could stand to lose ... Read More »

Defeat Procrastination

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*Via ZenHabits.Net*  We all do it: our best intentions are to go to the gym, get started on writing something, do practice learning a language … but then we procrastinate. There isn’t a person on this planet who’s immune to the procrastination habit. How do we defeat this habit? Just as an athlete would, or a world-class chess player: daily ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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guy mentioned me like you should take your Titties out your avi so I can respect u, then kept tweeting me every hour like “they still there” — Glamzilla (@KaylarWill) April 27, 2015 If you can’t love me at my Patrick Beverly you don’t deserve me at my fresh cut Friday. — basky yacht (@baskgod) April 26, 2015   Niggas ... Read More »

What it’s like to have the social network of a celebrity, without actually being famous

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*Via Anil Dash for Medium.Com* I’ve got more Twitter followers than you. I’ve got more Twitter followers than Ted Cruz, and I’m only a little bit behind Björk. If my followers were a state, we’d be creeping up on Wyoming in terms of population. Having half a million followers on Twitter is a genuinely bizarre experience, especially considering I’m just ... Read More »

21 Apps to Boost Productivity, Accountability and Success

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*Via Entrepreneur.Com* No matter how you work or what type of business you run, being productive is a must. But techniques and strategies aren’t enough if you don’t have the tools needed to implement them. Fortunately, there’s an app for that! Here are 21 apps that are guaranteed to boost your productivity, accountability and success: 1. Asana While there are tons of different ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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Tim Duncan and Dom Kennedy taught us how to master the fundamentals — Joseph A. Parker (@JosephAParker) April 2, 2015 “Happy wife Happy life” will have you asking for sex on your birthday and holidays only. Mutual happiness should be the goal for both of u. — Bro Brummell (@TheShaka) April 2, 2015   You might be a Demon if ... Read More »

DOPE or NOPE

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DOPE 1. Alex Love 2. “Going Clear” Documentary on HBO 3. Blackened Pepper Tuna sushi 4. Rita’s Green Apple & Mango water ice with Vanilla Custard on top 5.  Bomani Jones radio show 6. The new wave of podcasts (Church For The Wild is the best though) 7. Periscope 8. Frank Kaminsky 9. Starburst Jelly Beans 10. Grand Marnier & ... Read More »

19 Things Only Women With A Low Maintenance Fashion Sense Understand

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*Via ThoughtCatalog.Com* 1. You have three hairstyles: down, ponytail, and bun.  2. You have one pair of shoes that you wear with 95% of your wardrobe. 3. Most of your outfits are just some combination of t-shirts and jeans. 4. This makes getting ready massively easy. What are you going to wear? Throw on the first pair of jeans and t-shirt you can find. ... Read More »

How to Overcome Perfectionism

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*Via Entrepreneur.Com* There is an epidemic sweeping our nation. Its victims suffer from failed businesses, marriages and even diets. It doesn’t discriminate and can attack anyone striving for success. What is this plague crippling our country? It’s called perfectionism. And the paralysis of perfection can be a dream killer for many entrepreneurs. Perfectionism is the all-or-nothing attitude that sounds like ... Read More »

22 Timeless Life Lessons From Children Stories We All Love

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*Via HighExistence.Com* SEND ALL GEMS TO NERDNASH@GMAIL.COM Read More »

Getting Lost in Just Doing

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*Via ZenHabits.Net* Sometimes we get discouraged about ourselves: we think, “I’m not doing a good job, I’m not disciplined, I’m not good enough, I suck.” Or something like that. What can we do? Give ourselves a pep talk? (Sure!) Find something to appreciate about ourselves that’s awesome? (Yes!) Another approach, highly recommended, is to just forget about it. When we’re ... Read More »

A Beginner’s Guide to More Mindful Media Consumption

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* Via @SteveRubel for Medium.Com* In our society, abundance is widely considered a good thing. However, many of us know that it can have a dark side too. If one isn’t intentional about what he or she consumes, it can lead to some unfortunate consequences. There’s no shortage of expert advice on how to manage what we eat or how ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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Yes, its true. Whatever u heard or will hear is true. Dont ask me. Assume it is. Now stay away. Thank you. — Fanny Devito (@EvilJeanyis) March 21, 2015 To rap like Pitbull all you gotta do is yell some popular cities, say a phrase in Spanish and end it with "AYEE!" — NOT MY BDAY ANYMORE (@ASAP_TB) March 20, ... Read More »

“Church For The Wild” Podcast Episode 10: “Rhythm, Blues & Boos” & “Episode About Nothing”

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On episode 10 “Rhythm, Blues & Boos” Nerd, Misa, Rev. Ronnie Luv and DJ No Answer have an in depth conversation about the current state of R&B Music. 90′s music, fashion and morals are debated and discussed to determine what needs to be done to get our beloved R&B Music back on track. Listen and Enjoy! After their special guest ... Read More »

Stop Bullshitting Yourself If You Want To Wake Up (From The True Matrix)

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*Via HighExistence.Com* “I’m trying to free your mind Neo. But I can only show you the door. You’re the one who has to walk through it.” — Morpheus I have it all, but I feel a void… I think I fell asleep at the wheel of my own life. I’m my very own “Walking Dead.” It’s odd too because by most ... Read More »

#Sadderday: 2015 Sadderday Olympics

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The SADDERDAY OLYMPICS are back! From Sadderday March 14th till March 21st you have a chance to claim your spot as the saddest person in world. You’ll have bragging rights forever and sympathy that could possibly turn your sadness around. Let’s get into the events….. “Shoot Ya shot!” #OTFZ (out the friend zone) There’s somebody you’ve been interested in for ... Read More »

“Church For The Wild” Podcast with Nerd Nash, Regular Ass Ron & Jamisa Episode 9: “March Madness”

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On episode 9 “March Madness” Nerd, Ron & Misa discuss making it out of a cold February, things they want to get off their chest coming into March and more…with music by DJ No Answer. Enjoy! Read More »

Water Fluoridation Linked to Higher ADHD Rates

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*Via Newsweek.Com* New research shows there is a strong correlation between water fluoridation and the prevalence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, in the United States. It’s the first time that scientists have systematically studied the relationship between the behavioral disorder and fluoridation, the process wherein fluoride is added to water to prevent cavities. The study, published in the journal Environmental ... Read More »

Life Lessons with Uncle Ron: If the couch you sleep on could talk

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Good day my friends, family and soul searchers. After some time spent in rehab from overdosing on hoes; I have returned with life and lessons to share. 2015 has already been a hell of a year. We are in the midst of a mass revealing period between people and the world. Things that were once guarded and shrouded in secrecy ... Read More »

16 Signs That You’re a Slave to the Matrix

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*Via TheMindUnleashed.org* Today’s world is a strange place. We are inundated with signals from early on in life, encouraging each of us to walk a particular path, establishing blinders on us along the way to discourage us from looking for alternatives to what the herd is doing or thinking. Life is so complex that overtime, if we are paying attention, ... Read More »

“Church For The Wild” Podcast with Nerd Nash, Regular Ass Ron & Jamisa Episode 8: “Blacked History Month”

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In episode 8 “Blacked History Month” Nerd, Ron & Misa discuss the recent advancements in digital lust, the lonely month of February and songs that matter. With music by DJ No Answer, enjoy! Read More »

How Your Thoughts Become Your Destiny

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*Via TheMindUnleashed.org* “Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character. Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.” — Unknown The preceding quote has been attributed to many people: the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, the transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson, the Buddha, and even a supermarket ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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Y’all ever be walking & can feel your booty bouncing? I swear I think I’m so fine on those days. — Shady Sadie (@ThyWillBeDion) February 19, 2015   Cellulite is a part of life — SHERM (@SHERMradio) February 19, 2015   I’m 30yrs old I ain’t playing no fuckin hash tag games on IG. Get that WCW shit outta here ... Read More »

Dope Or Nope

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DOPE 1. “Only One” by Kanye 2. Russell Westbrook 3. Peanut M&M’s 4. Ryan Leslie interview on The Combat Jack show 5. Outwitting the Devil by Napoleon Hill 6. Neal Brennan 7. The look in Taylor Swift eyes 8. Blacked.Com 9. French Fries from TGI Fridays 10. Future last verse on “Codeine Crazy” NOPE 1. Kid Rock 2. Ricky Rubio ... Read More »

An Addict’s Guide to Overcoming the Distraction Habit

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*Via ZenHabits.Net* Yesterday wasn’t a very focused day for me — I got work done, but I also researched a bunch of newish personal interests (mostly programming and cycling), played an iPhone trivia game with my kids, read a bunch of online articles, and did very little of the writing I’d planned. Digital distractions have also pulled me from reading ... Read More »

The man behind Uberfacts

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*Via ZDnet.Com* Nietzsche once said, “There are no facts, only interpretations”. Kris Sanchez would say otherwise. He’s the 20-year-old guy running the immensely popular Twitter account @Uberfacts. These facts aren’t lame or boring either. For instance, did you know that you spend 40 minutes a day blind? Or that there’s actually a word for fear of losing your cell phone? I bet you didn’t know ... Read More »

“Church For The Wild” Podcast with Nerd Nash, Regular Ass Ron & Jamisa Episodes 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7

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Binge listen and get caught up on the Church For The Wild podcast. Follow the show on Twitter ~> @CFTWPODCAST Email all feedback, questions & suggestions ~> ChurchForTheWildPodcast@Gmail.Com Follow the Hosts ~> @NerdAtCoolTable, @Jamisaaa & @RegularAssRon Read More »

A Gradual Approach to Healthy Eating

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*Via Zenhabits.Net* A lot of us have tried various diets over the years, with little success. I remember trying about half a dozen different diets when I was trying to lose weight, and none of them stuck for more than a few weeks. Why is that? A few reasons: You’re trying to change a lot of things at once — ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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Super Bowl more important than your grandmas outloud prayer at church — Kazuto Kiragaya (@FastTimesAtRF) February 1, 2015 if u ever wake up coughing or trying to catch your breath…its because your girl was tryna kill u & now she pretending she sleep — Gemmy Swaggart (@RegularAssRon) February 1, 2015   Jadakiss raps for the bitches that’s happy wit chicken ... Read More »

“Church For The Wild” Podcast with Nerd Nash, Regular Ass Ron & Jamisa Episode 2: “Daps and Hip Hop”

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On Episode 2 Nerd talks about his night at a Troy Ave show in Delaware, the church for the wild crew discuss Fab’s place in their hip hop hall of fame and more. With music by DJ No Answer. Enjoy! Read More »

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