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The Arc of the Universe Bends Toward Justice

We began Black History Month by looking at Muhammad Ali, an under-appreciated hero of non-conformity in U.S. history. I thought we’d close by looking at a quotation from Martin Luther King that I’ve always liked: ... Read More

Postcard #49: Benny in Mexico

This week’s featured postcard comes to us from Benny in Mexico. Here’s what it’s all about. See more postcards from readers here. Send your own in to this address: World Domination HQ 4110 SE Hawthorne Blv... Read More

On Revolutions

On my first overseas trip in several months, I made it to Libya, Afghanistan, and even (briefly) Kish Island, Iran. It was a tiring trip, as one might expect, but also a timely one. When I booked my flights, I didn’t ex... Read More

Useful Travel Skills

If you’d like to be a traveler, you could learn about history and geography, focusing on what is similar and what is different on this strange, beautiful planet. You could learn languages, in an attempt to ingratiate yo... Read More

Postcard #48: Kristen in Florida

This week’s featured postcard comes to us from Kristen in Florida. Here’s what it’s all about. See more postcards from readers here. Send your own in to this address: World Domination HQ 4110 SE Hawthorne ... Read More

Are Goals Necessary?

I asked that question on our Facebook page recently, and got a lot of great responses. Technically, I asked “Are goals necessary to achieve success?” – a lot of people accurately said that it depends on how you define s... Read More

The Traveler and His Work

1. Once upon a time, there was a traveler. He began traveling because it helped him feel alive. Gradually, he became more and more comfortable with traveling, and therefore more motivated to see the world. The more he wandere... Read More

Postcard #47: Tami in Lagos

This week’s featured postcard comes to us from Tami in Lagos, Nigeria. Here’s what it’s all about. See more postcards from readers here. Send your own in to this address: World Domination HQ 4110 SE Hawtho... Read More

Superpowers

In an interview, Warren Buffett was asked what superpower he would like to be granted. His response: “I’d like to have the ability to read faster.” I loved this answer, but when I shared it on Twitter, a few people ... Read More

Postcard #46: Rachel in Connecticut

This week’s featured postcard comes to us from Rachel in Connecticut. Here’s what it’s all about. See more postcards from readers here. Send your own in to this address: World Domination HQ 4110 SE Hawthor... Read More

Accomplishing Everything

How do you accomplish everything? People often ask me this question. For a while, it puzzled me. Do I really accomplish more than other people? I keep in touch with a lot of active, busy people all doing fun things, so I̵... Read More