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This Moment. By Leo Babauta We all suffer, every day: worry, procrastination, anxiety, feeling overwhelmed, irritated, angry, frustrated, wishing things were different, comparing ourselves to others, worried we’re missing out, wishing other people would be different, feeling offended, loneliness, fear of failure, not wanting to do something, wishing we had less fat or bigger boobs or bigger muscles, angry at being controlled, wanting to find the perfect someone, wishing our partner was more perfect, stressed about finances, not wanting to think about problems, not knowing how to fix things, uncertain about choices, rushing from one task to the next, not liking our jobs.

This Moment

And yet, these problems are self-created. Words of wisdom brought to you by an insane person. How to live like a king for very little By THOR HARRIS « Monofonus Press. These 20 Photos Are Going To Make You Cry. But You’ll See Why It’s Totally Worth It. My Collection of Funny Emails. Send funny emails to your friends! Left & Right Brain. Best Environmental Ads - Powerful Environmental Ads. 22 Motivational Pictures To Get You Off Your Ass.

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken. Sisters pose for the same photo three separate times, years apart. A Russian war veteran kneels beside the tank he spent the war in, now a monument. A Romanian child hands a heart-shaped balloon to riot police during protests against austerity measures in Bucharest.

Retired Philadelphia Police Captain Ray Lewis is arrested for participating in the Occupy Wall Street protests in 2011. A monk prays for an elderly man who had died suddenly while waiting for a train in Shanxi Taiyuan, China. A dog named "Leao" sits for a second consecutive day at the grave of her owner, who died in the disastrous landslides near Rio de Janiero on January 15, 2011. The 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute: African American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists in a gesture of solidarity at the 1968 Olympic games. Jewish prisoners at the moment of their liberation from an internment camp "death train" near the Elbe in 1945. John F. "Wait For Me Daddy," by Claude P. U.S. 'The End of the Whole Mess' By Stephen KingStephen King needs no introduction.

'The End of the Whole Mess'

He is the award-winning, best-selling author of novels such as Carrie and the post-apocalyptic masterpiece The Stand. Although he is most well-known for his novels and the movies they’ve inspired, he is a prolific author of short fiction as well, having written enough of it to warrant several collections including: Everything’s Eventual, Night Shift, Skeleton Crew, and Nightmares & Dreamscapes. “The End of the Whole Mess,” appeared in the latter volume, but was originally published in Omni magazine in 1986. It was nominated for the World Fantasy Award, and was recently adapted into a one-hour movie as part of a TNT Nightmares & Dreamscapes miniseries.

There are several factors that go into deciding which story to lead off an anthology with. How I Was Able to Ace Exams Without Studying. Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Scott Young of ScottYoung.com.

How I Was Able to Ace Exams Without Studying

In high school, I rarely studied. Despite that, I graduated second in my class. In university, I generally studied less than an hour or two before major exams. However, over four years, my GPA always sat between an A and an A+. Recently I had to write a law exam worth 100% of my final grade. How to Change Your Life: A User’s Guide. The Pixar Theory. Every Pixar movie is connected.

The Pixar Theory

I explain how, and possibly why. Several months ago, I watched a fun-filled video on Cracked.com that introduced the idea (at least to me) that all of the Pixar movies actually exist within the same universe. Since then, I’ve obsessed over this concept, working to complete what I call “The Pixar Theory,” a working narrative that ties all of the Pixar movies into one cohesive timeline with a main theme. This theory covers every Pixar production since Toy Story. That includes: A Bug’s LifeToy Story 2Monsters Inc.Finding NemoThe IncrediblesCarsRatatouilleWall-EUpToy Story 3Cars 2BraveMonsters University The point of this theory is to have fun and exercise your imagination while simultaneously finding interesting connections between these fantastic movies.

[SIDE NOTE: All text in blue indicates updated edits since the original version] You can read the full theory below, or watch this summarized video that was made and narrated by Bloop Media. World Clock. I Forgot My Phone. 166 Documentaries To Expand Your Consciousness. Election maps.

Email: Thanks to everyone who wrote in about the maps.

Election maps

I've received so much email that I may not be able to reply to everyone, but I much appreciate all your comments and suggestions. Many of the things people have been asking about are answered in this list of frequently asked questions. Election results by state Most of us are, by now, familiar with the maps the TV channels and web sites use to show the results of presidential elections. Here is a typical map of the results of the 2012 election: Click on any of the maps for a larger picture The states are colored red or blue to indicate whether a majority of their voters voted for the Republican candidate, Mitt Romney, or the Democratic candidate, Barack Obama, respectively.