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How to Turn One Red Paperclip into a House

Kyle MacDonald has taken creative problem solving to a whole new level by turning one red paperclip into his own home. This video is a great reminder that there is definitely more than one way to achieve a goal. While most people would think of how to make more money, get a better job, find a loan, and pay the bills, Kyle has shown that conventional thinking isn’t always the best or the fastest.

Simple Test Predicts If You’re Smarter Than Average

OK, you want to try it? Watch this video before you read any further. Got it? Good. Let’s see how smart you (maybe) are.

In a study run by researchers at the University at Rochester, researchers had subjects watch that same video you just did. They also had them take a standard IQ test. What they found was that people who had an easier time seeing movement in the smaller bars as opposed to the larger ones had—drum roll please—higher IQs. Generally.

I Am Nobody, by Charles Manson

I was listening to a clip of Alan Watts expounding on the Buddhist concept of “No Self” so I clicked on it in YouTube to see what else came up, and there I found this little clip of Charles Manson answering the question of “Who are you?”

After listening to Watts, Manson’s answer struck me as profound. “I am nobody”, was his answer, basically. It struck me that Manson is a Zen Master.

Read more at http://www.mindpowernews.com/CharlesManson.htm

The World’s Greatest Goal Achiever

One rainy afternoon an inspired 15-year old boy named John Goddard sat down at his kitchen table in Los Angeles and wrote three words at the top of a yellow pad, “My Life List.” Under that heading he wrote down 127 goals.

These were not simple or easy goals. They included climbing the world’s major mountains, exploring from source to mouth the longest rivers of the world, piloting the world’s fastest aircraft, running a mile in five minutes and reading the entire Encyclopedia Britannica.

Now, a generation later, he has accomplished 109 of these quests, and has logged an impressive list of records in achieving them.

Read the full list at MindPowerNews.com

Iceman’s Mind Power Conquers Extreme Temperatures

Wim Hof is a Dutch world record holder, adventurer and daredevil, commonly nicknamed the Iceman for his ability to withstand extreme coldness. He holds nine world records including a world record for longest ice bath. In 2007, he attempted, but failed (due to a foot injury), to climb Mount Everest wearing nothing but shorts.

Hof has been criticized for his stated justifications for this attempt, “Edmund Hillary’s ascent of Mount Everest was a testament to human achievement, my climb of Mount Everest in my shorts will be a monument to the frivolous, decadent nature of modern society.”