8 Days in North Korea, Creed and Choosing a Life Partner

Hello! I’m the ceo/founder of Skillshare. Every week, I’ll share interesting links that covers cultur
8 Days in North Korea, Creed and Choosing a Life Partner
By Michael Karnjanaprakorn • Issue #5
Hello! I’m the ceo/founder of Skillshare. Every week, I’ll share interesting links that covers culture, creativity, startups, productivity, and life. Will keep it short and sweet for the cool kids.
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Promoting equality is about making sure everyone has access to these opportunities – regardless of the nation, families or circumstances they are born into.
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We were led onto a barren office floor filled with 100 cubicles. Each cubicle had a computer, and every computer was off, except for one that they had turned on expressly for us. We were the only people in the entire space.
I’ve always wondered what it is like to be in North Korea after watching the Vice documentary about it. The author for this article documents it really with hundreds of photos from his recent trip.
Developing mental toughness isn’t just about being resilient. It’s also about learning to access your reserve tank when you think you just can’t go any further.
Deep work is to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task, and shallow work describes activities that are more logistical in nature, that don’t require intense concentration. Once you realize there are different types of work and some types have way bigger returns than others, it completely changes the picture.
During the workday, I checked my email more times than I cared to acknowledge, and spent far too much time hungrily searching for tidbits of new information about the presidential campaign, with the election then still more than a year away.
This post originally appeared at WaitButWhy.com. To a frustrated single person, life can often feel like this: And at first glance, research seems to back this up, suggesting that married people are on average happier than single people and much happier than divorced people. But a closer analysis reveals that if you split up “married people” into two…
A metal chest topped with 23 toggle switches is left inside a Las Vegas casino. A note says the box contains a bomb big enough to level the building, which will explode unless a ransom is delivered by helicopter. The bomb squad arrives.
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Ryan Coogler narrates a sequence from “Creed,” featuring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone.

I watched this movie last weekend with my dad. And I would highly, highly, highly recommend it.
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