Chris Stow

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The Case For The Chevy Bolt Over The Tesla Model 3

Not everyone looking for an EV needs the Model 3. Here’s an argument for probably the best alternative.<p><i>Disclaimer: I don’t own a Model 3, have not driven one, and probably won’t until Tesla begins offering Model 3 test drives at the Tesla Century City (Los Angeles) store at the end of …

Electric Vehicles

Five Ways Bullet Journalling Has Improved My Mental Health

It has enabled me to identify certain anxiety triggers and track my moods<p>EmRoseCarey via Getty Images<p>I have struggled with depression and anxiety for …

Mental Health

5 Ways You Can Use Your Yoga Practice to Improve Your Body Image

5<p>SHARES<p>Out of the blue, my 6-year-old daughter recently asked me what I like most about my body. Knowing my answer held tremendous power to influence …

Jeff Bezos reveals Amazon has 100 million Prime members in letter to shareholders

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has released his latest annual shareholder letter.<p>In the letter, Bezos stressed the importance of having high standards in …

How To Use Meditation To Stop Your Negative Thoughts In Their Tracks

As a student of meditation and innovative psychology, I've found that when you're working to change inner energy, there is a profound marriage …

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

Genetically modified insects may be the key to the US military's new armor

Silkworms feed at the traditional silk-making village of Van Phuc, 7.5 miles outside Hanoi, August 25, 2007.<p>Genetically modified silkworms could be the key to creating lightweight, flexible and strong fabrics for protective garments worn by soldiers, said one company executive.<p>Kraig Biocraft …

Organisms

How to make more money while working less

That was my belief, too, until I started surrounding myself with successful entrepreneurs who have put systems in place so their businesses will thrive with or without them.<p><i>Related: Time Management Is Really Life Management</i><p>In an episode of my podcast, The Mentee, I spoke with Keefe Duterte, who …

Entrepreneurship

A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

Meditation

How to move through the four stages of life

• you feel as though there’s not much else you are able to accomplish<br>• you get old and tired and find that you would rather sip martinis and do crossword puzzles all day.<p>Often this occurs because the adults/community themselves are still stuck in Stage One.<br>• Some people who get stuck in Stage One get …

Crossword Puzzles

Don't Let Stupid Things Break Your Happiness

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Singularity

Oakley X Metal Collection

Oakley continues their legacy of excellence with the newest X Metal® Collection. Teams of designers and engineers agonised over details of the joint …

Aluminum

America's Most Stunning Waterfalls

<i>By Zachary Laks</i><p>Mighty and majestic, waterfalls are one of nature's most incredible and dramatic features. Though they can easily be found in many locations across the country, the most awe-inspiring waterfalls have become destinations in their own right. From a surging water wall to an indoor …

Travel

Inside Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's radical management experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit

On March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh.<p>"This is a long email," it began. "Please take 30 minutes to read through the email in its entirety."<p>It concerned the retailer's transition to "Holacracy," a manager-free operating structure that is composed, in theory, of …

Team Building

The 13 Houseplants You Can't Kill

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

Successful Entrepreneurs Understand The Power Of People

From dynamic duos to full-on gangs, an often over-looked capability of the entrepreneur is an ability to work with others effectively, to collaborate to solve the intractable problems of starting a business. The notion that one person can sustainably build and lead a company has been laid waste by …

Entrepreneurship

Are you a ‘Rebel’ or an ‘Obliger’? How knowing your “habit tendency” can help you change

By Brigid Schulte<p>Gretchen Rubin, author of the bestselling books, “The Happiness Project” and “Happier at Home,” calls herself a street scientist: she’s fascinated not just by human nature, but how we as humans can change. In her new book, “Better than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday …

Happiness

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and a young padawan’s heart turns to lightsaber engagement rings – The Gadgeteer

Star Wars fan or not, this is truly a beautiful ring! I’m not sure how comfortable it would be to wear because of the shape of the “lightsaber hilt” …

Engagement Rings

DIY Engagement Ring: Carving a Piece of Wax Into a Lifetime of Happiness

This beautiful work of art was created by a guy named Davos that crafted it by hand for his girlfriend. He wanted to generate an engagement story that could be passed down through the generations. Instead of just going out and buying a standard ring, he decided to make his own.<p>Since both Davos and …

Supercell tornado in Nebraska: GIF

“Supercell tornado at West Point Nebraska.” via Reddit.

Why Hotel Brands Should Care About Airbnb's Disruption

Recently, Airbnb has released some super cool stats that prove what I have always believed: <b>they are changing the hospitality business</b>.<p>• They created …

Why SolarCity and Tesla are going to replace your utility

Millions of California homeowners and businesses have installed solar panels on their roofs to generate their own electricity. Now a small but growing number of them want to pull the plug on their utilities by storing that energy in batteries and tap that power when the sun isn’t shining. And that …

Solar Power

Like The Evolution Of Apple's iPod And iPhone, Nest Is Building One Product At A Time

Today Nest officially unveiled the follow up to its popular learning thermostat with a smoke and carbon monoxide detector called the “Nest Protect.”<p>Getting a look at it in person, co-founder and VP of engineering Matt Rogers showed me why this smoke alarm is a little more exciting than what …