Testing The "Impossible": 17 Questions That Changed My Life (#206)

Testing The "Impossible": 17 Questions That Changed My Life (#206)

The following is a sample chapter from my new book, Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers. Any page numbers are from the print edition. Audio version is first, then the full text is below that. Enjoy! Listen onApple Podcasts Listen onStitcher Listen to it on iTunes. Stream by clicking here. Download …

25 Great Things I Learned from Podcast Guests in 2015 (#126)

25 Great Things I Learned from Podcast Guests in 2015 (#126)

The Tim Ferriss Show has been selected as one of iTunes’ “Best of 2015.” Thanks for all the incredible feedback this year! It’s what makes the show fun for me. To celebrate, this short episode (approximately 30 minutes) describes 25 of my favorite learnings from 2015: tips, gadgets, and quotes from podcast guests that I’ve …

Drunk Dialing Fans — Celebrating The 100th Podcast Episode! (#103)

Drunk Dialing Fans — Celebrating The 100th Podcast Episode! (#103)

100 episodes! Whaaat?! This celebratory episode involves me drunk dialing a bunch of you on Skype. We’ll get to that. But first, a little background and thank you… My podcast–The Tim Ferriss Show–was started on a whim. It was intended as a break between big book projects. “I’ll do six episodes to get better at interviewing” was the …

How to Make Lock Picks Out of Common Household Items

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZB2jE9euVPk?rel=0&w=500&h=281] This short video might blow your mind. Using household items like paper clips or toothbrushes, you can easily defeat 70-80% of the padlocks out in the world. The teacher is Kevin Reeve of OnPoint Tactical. Kevin has trained and consulted for the FBI, Secret Service, SWAT, and elite military units like Marine Force …

How One Computer Hacker Conquered Online Dating, Opens Locked Cars, and More (#74)

How One Computer Hacker Conquered Online Dating, Opens Locked Cars, and More (#74)

Hacker Samy Kamkar in “The Dating Game” Samy Kamkar is one of the most innovative and notorious computer hackers in the United States. He’s also a well-known whistleblower. If you want to learn how Samy hacks everything from online dating to car alarms, this episode is for you. He is best known for creating the …

FINALLY — Tim Ferriss TV is here, plus Arnold Schwarzenegger and The Glitch Mob

FINALLY — Tim Ferriss TV is here, plus Arnold Schwarzenegger and The Glitch Mob

[PLEASE NOTE: This contest has ended per the rules explained below. Thanks!] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4IuXZOIf7E?rel=0&w=500&h=281] I cannot put into words how excited I am to write this post. Perhaps it’s because I’ve had 3 glasses of wine, or perhaps it’s the glee of F bombs below. But no. It’s because I have a huge TV announcement, an …

The Tim Ferriss Show: Ed Catmull, President of Pixar, on Steve Jobs, Stories, and Lessons Learned (#22)

The Tim Ferriss Show: Ed Catmull, President of Pixar, on Steve Jobs, Stories, and Lessons Learned (#22)

NOTE TO E-MAIL SUBSCRIBERS: Please see this post in your inbox for a recording of the recent 2.5-hour live Q&A. Not on the email list? Sign up here and get extras like this for free. Listen on iTunes, download (right click “save as”), or stream below now: This podcast is brought to you by The Tim …

The Tim Ferriss Show: Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park – Making Art, Making Music, Getting To 60+ Million Albums (#21)

The Tim Ferriss Show: Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park – Making Art, Making Music, Getting To 60+ Million Albums (#21)

Listen on iTunes, download (right click “save as”), or stream below now: This podcast is brought to you by The Tim Ferriss Book Club, which features a handful of books that have changed my life. Here’s the list. Now, on to our guest… Mike Shinoda is best known as the rapper, principal songwriter, keyboardist, rhythm …

The Tim Ferriss Show: Dan Carlin – Hardcore History, Building Podcasts, Creativity, and More (#20)

The Tim Ferriss Show: Dan Carlin – Hardcore History, Building Podcasts, Creativity, and More (#20)

Listen on iTunes, download (right click “save as”), or stream below now: This podcast is brought to you by The Tim Ferriss Book Club, which features a handful of books that have changed my life. Here’s the list. Now, on to our guest… Dan Carlin is the host of my favorite podcast, Hardcore History. But… …