Jonathan Eastwood

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Adventure: California's Lost Coast

Way up at the top of Northern California is a little piece of wilderness called The Lost Coast. It's too rugged to build on, meaning it's the last …

Five U.S. Electricity Myths Debunked

<b>Myth 1: Wind and Solar Will Displace Coal</b><p>Although growing in importance, wind and solar power are not expected to displace coal in the years ahead because they are only available “when the sun shines” and “when the wind blows.” The EIA’s National Energy Modeling System doesn’t forecast a wind and …

Why I love Microsoft’s fitness band, and what it means for the Apple Watch

I’m really digging the Microsoft Band. I’ve worn various fitness trackers for a couple of years now, starting with the original Jawbone UP and most recently the new Fitbit Charge.<p>I’ve had mixed results with them, and none have became indispensable. The Microsoft Band, on the other hand, is rapidly …

Smartwatches

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

OS X

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Meet Pirate Joe, the man who (legally) smuggles Trader Joe's goods across the Canadian border

In a darkened parking lot in Bellingham, Washington, less than 50 miles from the Canadian border, two cars pull up alongside a ramshackle white van. It is a weekday night. The drivers of the cars will not provide their last names, or appear in photographs. One is wearing a costume — a $4 thrift …

The Wishlist: The Outdoorsman’s Holiday Gift Guide

The wilds of the world call to some men more than others, beckoning them to explore far and wide, risking their lives to ascend the highest peaks, …

This Jeff Bezos Quote Explains Amazon's Insanely Difficult Hiring Process

The company believes that every new employee should increase the average level of productivity on whichever team they join, ensuring that the company's standards get higher and higher as time goes on.<p>Its interviews are no joke either, having in the past used difficult questions ranging from "How …

Jeff Bezos

Imaginative Photo Series Features Clever Interactions Between People and Clouds

Staring up at the sky and finding shapes within the clouds is a pastime that has spanned the ages. Germany-based artist Markus Einspannier (@marcus1spannier) has taken this daydreaming activity to the next level by creating an imaginative photo collection, referred to as #UseTheClouds.<p>In each …

Landscape Photography

18 Photos of People Awestruck by the Beauty of Nature

Nature has a way of making our problems feel small and insignificant, an incredible view can change our whole perspective on life. While in Moab, Utah for a March photo shoot adventure, photographer Jerry Patterson captured a shot of the Milky Way through the arches of beautiful sandstone …

Nature Photography

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Design

A Portable, Flexible and Affordable Cardboard Standing Desk

You’ve probably noticed how standing desks are becoming more and more popular as it’s pretty obvious that so much sitting is bad for us. Refold has …

Automating Sales: Will It Be the Death of the Salesperson?

Salespeople must presume unprecedented levels of sophistication and knowledge of products, pricing and the competitive landscape among their potential customers.<p>The rise of the Internet, coupled with increasingly sophisticated buyers and new technologies like predictive analytics, have changed the …

Selling

The Week in Webclips

<b>CLIP OF THE WEEK: Good Morning Marie</b><br>If, like me, you watched all this Marie madness from fog-bound and relatively flat Northern California, it can be …

The Real Reason Most Startups Fail

After four hours on the StartupBus hackathon today, I think I know why.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Business Insider and has been republished with permission.</i><p>An estimated 90 per cent of startups fail, and after four hours on the StartupBus hackathon today, I think I know why.<p>Somewhere past …

How to Build a Startup in 10 Days

Tiago Paiva and Cristina Fonseca spent 10 nights coding to create Talkdesk, a call center platform that now brings in several million dollars a year.<p>In 2010, Tiago Paiva had just graduated from Instituto Superior Técnico in Portugal with a master's degree in computer science, and was working for …

The Serpenti: A Campari Cocktail

<i>In Cooking from Every Angle, we hear from our fearless leaders: Food52 co-founders Amanda & Merrill. This post was brought to you by our friends at S.Pellegrino, who are as passionate about celebrating fine food as we are.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Merrill recreates a Campari cocktail inspired by a recent visit to Rome.</i><p>…

3 Reasons Why It Sucks To Be the CEO Of Uber

I think it would suck to be the CEO of Uber. Thankfully, there are others not like me.<p>Sometimes I wonder why Uber CEO Travis Kalanick gets out of bed in the morning. OK, it's probably the fact that his company was recently valued at more than $18 billion which, depending on his ownership, makes him …

The One Controversial Thing You Should Do Before Starting Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Cater2.me was one of the companies featured in last year's Empact Showcase, an annual program highlighting the power of entrepreneurs and the important role their companies play in the community. For your chance to be featured in the 2014</i> …

With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever

A smartwatch, a cooler and a video game console -- as of today, those are the top three most funded projects to ever raise money on brand-name crowdfunding website Kickstarter.<p>Surprised? So are we. Tech gadgets tend to do exceptionally well on crowdfunding platforms, but for a cooler to be holding …

Crowd Funding

The 15 Best and Worst Words to Use on Resumes According to Recruiters

Given how little time recruiters spend on a resume, you should use any edge available to stand out from the crowd. A recent survey of over 2,000 …

Richly Textured Furniture Created by Fusing Aluminum and Natural Wood

Israel-based product designer Hilla Shamia blends clean, modern lines and aluminum with natural materials to create all kinds of incredibly unique pieces of furniture. Through innovative wood casting techniques, the artist has developed interesting ways to combine cast aluminum with wood so that …

Furniture

Playful Typography Sculpture Makes Waiting for the Bus More Fun

Waiting for the bus just got a bit more fun with this large typography sculpture recently unveiled in Baltimore. Created by Madrid-based artist collective mmmm…–a creative collaboration between Emilio Alarcn, Alberto Alarcn, Ciro Mrquez, and Eva Salmern–the one-of-a-kind piece consists of three …

Typography

15 Designers Reveal Secrets For Staying Productive

Strategies include everything from setting timers to taking nature walks to listening to black metal.<p>Since April, Samara, Russia-based designer Yevgeny Yermakov has been asking designers a series of five questions–about work habits, favorite books, career challenges, and creativity–and publishing …

8 Treacherous Thoughts That Stop You From Finding Your Passion | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Is finding your passion proving impossible?<p>Have you been trying, trying, and trying, without results?<p>You’re not alone.<p>But here’s the good news: …

How Does Blood Pressure Work?

Filmmaker Samuel Orr spent a few years living in a forest while making nature documentaries for PBS. As an experiment, he made a timelapse movie for …

Santa Cruz, From Above

Some takeoffs require more commitment than others. In this clip of Santa Cruz residents Kyle Buthman and Austin Smith-Ford at one of their local …

Elegant Wooden Desk Spirals Into the Heavens

Designer Joseph Walsh brings a modern and innovative style to his furniture designs. The Irish designer produces one-of-a-kind pieces that balance the line between function and form, serving as both decorative wooden swirls that fill a room as well as functional furniture like shelves, desks, and …