Geoff Tollefson

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Why you can and should become tech savvy

‘Become Tech Savvy’ is a series designed for anyone who wants to learn how to use technology with confidence, ease, and minimal frustration, as well as those who want to help someone else with technology. No matter your age, experience, background, or current skills, this series will provide a …

Introducing 'Year 2050,' Our Guide to Surviving the Next 33 Years of Climate Change

How much will our world change after three decades of rising temperatures?<p>We don't know what the world will look like 33 years from now. By then the Trump era, uncertain as it may seem from our vantage point, will become the stuff of history textbooks—or more likely, of history VR experiences. No …

Climate Change

Seven love songs for Gord Downie, from Joseph Boyden

Award-winning author Joseph Boyden’s emotional reflection on his relationship with The Hip’s Gord Downie—and ours, too<p><b>Courage. It couldn’t come at a</b> …

Siblings

Sphero is back as a coding robot, with improved SPRK+ and Lightning Lab

Coding has turned into a kid-targeted playground lately. Minecraft for education, Apple's Swift Playgrounds, and Sphero has its SPRK robot (say "spark"), which launched last year along with a Lightning Lab app full of crowd-shared projects and educational ideas.<p>Sphero, of course, got its big break …

Robotics

This Relaxing Yoga Workout Also Doubles As A Great Core Exercise

Two birds, one stone.<p>What's better than a relaxing yoga session? A relaxing yoga session that also transforms your abs.<p>In the video above, Udaya yoga teacher Jules Mitchell demonstrates a calming sequence that serves as an additional workout for your core. Mitchell also adds a few stretching …

Watch Kung Fu Physics Materialize Before Your Eyes

Every action flows like a river current in In Tobias Gremmier's latest motion visualization video.<p>Kung Fu Motion Visualization from Tobias Gremmler on Vimeo.<p>German multimedia designer Tobias Gremmier visually captures the poetic kinetics of martial arts in Kung Fu Motion Visualization. This four …

7 Productive Things You Can Do During Your Idle Times

The most productive people aren’t more effective because they have more time during the day, but because they make every minute count.<p>Throughout the …

20 Slack Communities For Tech Entrepreneurs You Want To Be A Part Of

Slack, just a 2-year-old messaging platform, is raising $200 million at nearly a $4 billion valuation led by Thrive Capital, reports Business Insider. Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.<p>While Slack is originally …

Startups

4 Websites to Help Quit Your Job and Start a Business

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

Employment

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read

These are the books that have turned normal men into millionaires.<p>There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't …

Self-improvement

11 Entrepreneurs on Snapchat Who Are Doing It Right

Here are 11 entrepreneurs on Snapchat who are doing it right.<p>If you have been listening to marketers around the world, they are talking about Snapchat as their go-to channel for selling more books, building their brand, and growing their business.<p>After talking to hundreds of entrepreneurs, I keep …

entrepreneurs

33 Mind-Blowing Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh

Did you ever felt that positive vibe, when someone’s writing just change the way you look at the world, Thich Nhat Hanh’s writings shall do that for …

Page 1 - Awesome Star Wars Fan Film 'Darth Maul: Apprentice'| Heroic...

Page 1 - We have a super cool new Star Wars fan film on our hands. It was a lot of fun watching this for sure! Darth Maul: Apprentice just hit the …

Elon Musk just made an incredibly important point about solar energy

Visionaries like Elon Musk know how underrated solar power is.<p>In an interview on December 15 at the American Geophysical Union meeting, Musk mentioned that if we covered just a corner of Utah or Nevada with solar panels, we could power the entire US, as Nature News' Lauren Morello reported.<p>This …