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Study Hacks. Deep Habits: Spend Six Months to Master Skills June 10th, 2015 · 26 comments Musical Wisdom Not long ago, a reader pointed me to an article written by Josh Linkner, a jazz guitarist turned tech entrepreneur.

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In this article, Linkner recalls a piece of wisdom common among professional musicians: a new (musical) technique takes six months to master. As he expands: I may have understood the scale, riff, or chord…but it took a good six months to internalize it and make it my own. Read more » Don’t Trust Anyone Under 500: Dale Davidson’s Unconventional Advice for Graduates June 4th, 2015 · 72 comments My friend Dale Davidson runs the excellent Ancient Wisdom Project blog, where he chronicles his experience with 30-day experiments, each dedicated toward living a practice from an ancient religion or philosophy, pursued in the service of deep personal growth. Fortunately for us, he obliged.

Don’t Trust Anyone Under 500 By Dale Davidson To the class of 2015, This advice didn’t work. Forget yourself. Honestly WTF. A Beautiful Mess. Hey, friends! I'm here to share my new favorite happy hour recipe! It's fresh, herbal-y, and citrus-y. Mojitos were my first favorite cocktail, and I still love them, but finding new combinations is my current obsession. I'm thinking about planting an herb garden on my porch this weekend. Have any of you done this? Needed: White rum, club soda, fresh basil, fresh mint, fresh raspberries, two limes, basil raspberry simple syrup (recipe below). Raspberry Basil Simple Syrup, makes two cups. 1 cup sugar 1 cup water5-10 raspberries 3-6 basil leaves In a small pot, combine all ingredients and bring to a simmer.

Allow your syrup to cool completely in the pot, then strain it into a glass or jar. You can keep this syrup covered for two weeks or longer in the refrigerator. Raspberry Basil Mojito, serves one. 2 ounces white rum1 ounce simple syrupjuice of one lime5 fresh mint leaves, chopped5 fresh basil leaves, choppedfresh raspberries club soda. My Fridge Food - Recipes you already have in your Fridge. To Do List - 101photography. Book-A-Minute Classics. Got another book report to do?

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English teachers have the inconsiderate habit of assigning mammoth-sized works of literature to read and then actually expecting you to do it. This wouldn't be so bad except that invariably the requisite reading is as boring as fly fishing in an empty lake. Half of those books don't even have discernible plots. And let's face it -- the Cliff's Notes are pretty time-consuming too. Worry no more. "That's nice," you say, "but I don't believe you. " Latest additions: 4/6/12 Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. And, on Book-A-Minute SF/F...

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