Deep Thought Sounds: How Music Aids Focus & the Best Albums to Listen to While Working

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Some people doubt the intertwined human connection to music, but those people are generally idiots. While music clearly means different things to different people, ignoring that a connection exists is naive. The proper music sets the mood, triggers memories, and can boost your brainpower if managed correctly. Connecting two highly variable concepts like musi…

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Hunting the Pea Island Outer Banks Coast Guard Station

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After spending the week in a tiny beach town called Duck, Kaeli and I decided to adventure out on the fourth to find some incredible ruins I'd stumbled on a few months back. A friend of mine from college had posted an article on Facebook under the title "The 11 Strangest Abandoned Places in North Carolina" [1]. After falling for the obvious click…

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New Favorite Thing… Smart Car Body Kits

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It’s not a Micro-Machine. It’s not a Golf Cart w/ a grill. It’s a Smart Car, with a Body Kit, and it's kinda amazing. Smart car body kits are a clever way to make those eco-friendly cars (that we all love) look just a bit cooler. The upside of smart cars has always been obvious, but the drawbacks lurk right beneath the surface. The largest drag on the potent…

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Random Awesome Pictures

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Like everyone else with a iPhone, I've started to collect a few pictures that may not be suited for a social media site... but that I love nonetheless. To avoid the potential buildup of random awesome pictures sent to me from friends and family, I've decided to drop a few of them off here. They may seem dumb, but I'd just point out that you did visit a page…

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Rosicrucianism is crazy entertaining...

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I get lost (like I'm sure a lot of other folks do) when I start researching a fun topic. After watching some "DaVinci Code" documentary on History Chanel, I started learning about The Rosicrucians... and it turns out they are pretty awesome. A Brief History of RosicrucianismRosicrucianism is a philosophical secret society, said to have been founded in late m…

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