Carlos Levy

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These 5 Brands Believe Craftsmanship Still Matters

Get to know an important generation of artisans.<p>In an era of on-demand conveniences and mass-produced <i>everything</i>, it may be unpopular to point out that faster isn’t always better. In fact, when it comes to craftsmanship, faster is just…faster. And no one knows that better than the skilled tradesmen …

Coats

Japanese ‘Ikigai’ Philosophy Could Be the Secret Formula to a Long and Happy Life

Many of us spend our entire lives trying to achieve happiness and the perfect life balance to leave us fulfilled. So what is the key to living a full, fruitful life? In Japan, a concept called <i>ikigai</i> is central to finding one’s satisfaction and meaning in life. In fact, <i>ikigai</i> translates to “reason …

Ikigai

The Marathon des Sables in Pictures

'The Big Bang Theory' recap: Sheldon’s ‘Batman’ birthday

Batman finally came to Sheldon’s birthday party!<p>Adam West — TV’s original caped crusader — made a special guest appearance on this week’s special 200th episode of “The Big Bang Theory.”<p>The actor, 87, used the opportunity to poke fun at the string of Hollywood A-listers who have subsequently brought …

Supermoon total lunar eclipse offers rare sky event

Stargazers are about to get a double celestial treat when a total lunar eclipse coincides with a supermoon.<p>Those in Canada, the United States, …

Big Internet providers must open fibre networks to competitors: CRTC

Canada's telecom regulator has ruled that the country's large Internet providers must open up access to their latest-generation fibre-based services to independent players.<p>Smaller Internet service providers (ISPs) were pleased with Wednesday's decision from the Canadian Radio-television and …

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Smart is smart. That’s obvious. But how exactly do you become smart? And how do you turn yourself into a productivity ninja? Generally, smart people …

Driverless truck corridor from Mexico to Manitoba proposed

Trucks hauling cargo from Canada through the United States to Mexico and back navigate border crossings without the need for passports, visas or even …

8 rincones curiosos de Venezuela que tal vez no sabías que existían

Los Roques<p>Si hasta es difícil imaginarlo: un relámpago en actividad eterna, un desierto junto al Caribe, el abismo más grande del mundo, un cayo tan …

Hands-Free Cars Take Wheel, and Law Isn’t Stopping Them

A General Motors promotional film envisions the future: Drivers enter the highway, put their cars on “autopilot” and sit back as the vehicle takes over and heads for the horizon. The film’s date? 1956.<p>Sixty years later, automakers are making that dream a reality.<p>But the technology has sprinted …

What You Can Learn From Three Influential Street Photographers

Street photography continues to be a growing area in the industry. More and more people enjoy it and are learning how hard it is to get it right. …

Introducing Evernote Plus and the new Evernote Premium

Premium models are tricky. To make them work, you need to strike the perfect balance between price, function, and audience. From the start, we …

Seven Habits Of Organized People

Organized people aren’t born; they’re built. Here are the habits that you can cultivate to be just like them.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>We all know that one friend or coworker who is super-organized. The …

Google in talks with mobile operators for cheap overseas calls

It is understood that Google aims to create a global network that will cost the same to use for calls, texts and data no matter where a customer is located<p>Google is in talks towards a deal with Hutchison Whampoa, the owner of the mobile operator Three, that will allow Americans to use their phones …

Former Tesla Intern Releases $60 Full Open Source Car Hacking Kit For The Masses

Eric Evenchick knows what it’s like to be at the mercy of modes of transport. That might be why the former Tesla intern is so keen to hack his way to gaining greater control over the vehicles he travels in. When we speak over encrypted call app RedPhone, he’s stuck in Hong Kong airport waiting for …

Information Security

Rhineland region secures 62 new light rail vehicles

news<p>Posted: 19 March 2015 | Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Intelligent Transport<p>The cities of Dusseldorf and Cologne will take delivery of …

Commuter Rail

Transit Funding Will Drive Canadian Cities into the Future

Many people think of Canada as a landscape of forests, mountains, water, and ice, but the Canadian experience is fast becoming focused on glass and …

Urban Design

5 Tips for Getting Sharper Images

An important element of photography is getting sharp, crisp images. You may be struggling with focus, especially if you are fairly new to DSLR …

Photography

Eat These Foods for Faster Recovery from Injury

To mend muscles and fix fractures more quickly, look no further than your local market<p>When an injury sidelines a cyclist, the natural reaction is to cut back on calories until it's time to ride—and burn energy—again. But the healing process demands fuel, too. "It's like fixing a house," says sports …

American mass transit is dying

Three of the four largest systems in the country have been crippled this winter — and the worst is yet to come<p>The great transit systems of the Eastern Seaboard are in crisis.<p>In New York, the Metropolitan Transit Authority is operating a subway system strained by record ridership and storm damage, …

Can't Sleep? This 10-Minute Yoga Routine Will Help You Fall Asleep Fast

Deadlines at work. A breakup (ugh). A serious addiction to <i>How to Get Away with Murder</i>. Plenty of things in your life are gunning to get in the way of …

Yoga

4 In-Camera Tools That Can Help You Create Beautiful Landscape Images

From sunrises, sunsets, desert ranges, majestic mountains to fields of flowers, creating beautiful landscape images can be easy at times, and …

The Complete Guide to Running Your First Ultramarathon

You’ve probably been hearing more about them: occasional murmurs of very long distance races, men and women running six marathons across the Sahara, …