13 Rules for Being Alone and Being Happy About It

by Tyler Tervooren   As you read this, I’m flying back to The U.S. from China. Alone. While I was there, I ran a marathon. Alone. I stayed in a hotel room alone (mostly). I wandered around Beijing alone. I sat down to eat at the local restaurants alone. This is normal for me. Sometimes, … Continue reading 13 Rules for Being Alone and Being Happy About It

A Messy Desk Is a Sign of Genius, According to Science

Mark Twain, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, and Steve Jobs had messy desks, just like most other geniuses.   The desk was invented around 1200 CE, and while the technology upon it has evolved, the desk itself has remained the same: a flat-surfaced work area accompanied by drawers and cubbies for storage. Today's efficiency experts insist … Continue reading A Messy Desk Is a Sign of Genius, According to Science