On the Bastardization of Yoga, like Indigenous Traditions by Low-Brow Pop Culture.

2 weeks ago

Bare at the office

Following up last week’s article, I used my iPhone to shoot this quick clip of my Bare commute to the office.

2 weeks ago

My Bottoms Never Looked so Hot

1 month ago


A thought for today

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Habits & Tablets


As previously noted, I’m very close to being able to go with the iPad as my main computing device. Yes, as someone who writes quite a bit (both email and posts like this one), I prefer a physical keyboard — but I found one for the iPad that I quite love: the Logitech variety.1 So there must be something else holding me back.

One thing is specialized VPN access to certain things I need for work. But I suspect that sooner rather than later, that will be resolved. So what else holds me back? Well, habit.

While the physical keyboard aspect gets most of the attention2, I actually believe the tendencies many of us have formed using PCs these past 20 to 30 years are just as important when considering what is holding us back from entering the tablet-only world.

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Emotional intelligence is important, but the unbridled enthusiasm has obscured a dark side. New evidence shows that when people hone their emotional skills, they become better at manipulating others. When you’re good at controlling your own emotions, you can disguise your true feelings. When you know what others are feeling, you can tug at their heartstrings and motivate them to act against their own best interests.


Shining a light on this dark side of emotional intelligence is one mission of a research team led by University College London professor Martin Kilduff. According to these experts, emotional intelligence helps people disguise one set of emotions while expressing another for personal gain. Emotionally intelligent people “intentionally shape their emotions to fabricate favorable impressions of themselves,” Professor Kilduff’s team writes. “The strategic disguise of one’s own emotions and the manipulation of others’ emotions for strategic ends are behaviors evident not only on Shakespeare’s stage but also in the offices and corridors where power and influence are traded.”


- Nearly two decades after the publication of Daniel Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence – his seminal expansion upon Howard Gardner’s influential theory of multiple intelligences – scientists begin to explore the dark side of emotional intelligence, which bears a striking functional similarity to the relationship between creativity and dishonesty.  (via explore-blog)

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One Of Matt Damon's Finest Performances Was Never In Theaters

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James Franco: master of sex
Harriet Gibsone, theguardian.com

The actor and dilletante talks about his new pornographic arthouse film Interior. Leather Bar and how he’s challenging Hollywood’s beige treatment of sex

If you’re an A-list Hollywood actor you need to have a “thing”; something beyond being just…

4 months ago

Hungry? Allow me to feed you

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