All About Amazon Mechanical Turk

Amazon Mechanical Turk

A comprehensive article with FAQs about mTurk. I focus on how businesses and workers are using and benefiting from the marketplace.

Mindset - The New Psychology of Success - by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D.

Mindset by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D.

“In the fixed mindset, everything is about the outcome,” Dweck explained. “If you fail–of if you’re not the best–it’s all been wasted.”

She goes on to say, “The growth mindset allows people to value what they’re doing regardless of the outcome. They’re tackling problems, charting new courses, working on important issues. Maybe they haven’t found the cure for cancer, but the search was deeply meaningful.”

In other words, people with a fixed mindset have already at some point in their lives determined an absolute truth as to what they are capable of. In relationships. Creativity. Business. Education.

Whereas people with a growth mindset aren’t consumed with absolutes. Success and failure aren’t the metric that people with growth mindsets use to determine their progress or impact.

Is that your passport under there?... Underwear?

Adventure Underwear

A balls to the wall look at Nigel Clifford’s new Adventure Underwear, created for travelers, by travelers, as a practical alternative to money belts.

The Worst Massage Ever

You and me could have a bad massage

I went in for a simple massage and things went horribly wrong…

Best Wordpress Website Host for Blogging on Your Own Domain

Which Wordpress host should I use?

How do you choose a Wordpress host with countless website hosts on the market to choose from? Too many options if you ask me. The good news is that the majority of these hosts are complete garbage. In reality, there are only a handful of hosts that you should actually use if you power your website with Wordpress.

In this article, I will recommend and review three hosts:,, and

Batman Dark Knight Rises Movie Review

Dark Knight Rises Movie Review

Here’s what I have to say about the Dark Knight Rises….

What is Oil Pulling? Plus Oil Pulling Before and After Pictures

Teeth Whitening Kit

Introducing the latest in psuedo-science health care.. Oil Pulling! If you enjoy telling your friends about the newest addition to the placebo health care marketplace–oil pulling is perfect for you. Amaze your friends and family with a household product that they never knew had incredible health results!

Quitting DropBox for Google Drive and Microsoft SkyDrive

Dropbox vs Google Drive vs Microsoft SkyDrive

I am switching from DropBox to Google Drive because it’s more affordable and DropBox wouldn’t work with me on a plan that fits my budget and storage requirements.

What is Zurker? A Social Network You Own

Zurker Logo

A new social network has popped up called Zurker. What is Zurker? Is it just a poorly crafted Facebook Copycat? Is it MySpace with a fresh set of paint?

Thank You Costa Del Mar

Adventure Paul wearing Costa Del Mar

Thank you Costa Del Mar for sponsoring me with a new pair of Jose’s 580P sunglasses! Jose’s are a new model Costa that are most similar to the style I’ve worn for years, only with a huge improvement.. 580P lenses! These are the most crystal clear sunglasses I’ve ever worn.

Costa Del Mar and Adventure Paul

Costa Del Mar Sunglasses in Raleigh NC

Dear Costa Del Mar… I <3 you.

Write Me A Letter

Dear Adventure PAUL,