Lane Gonzalez

47 Flips | 6 Magazines | 3 Likes | @LaneGonzalez | Keep up with Lane Gonzalez on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Lane Gonzalez”

These are the 18 most corrupt countries in the developed world

As Transparency International notes, there is no hard-and-fast way "to assess absolute levels of corruption in countries or territories on the basis of hard empirical data." This is basically because, by its very nature, corruption is usually hidden from the public.<p>But the organization nevertheless …

Why Some Couples Have So Much More Sex Than Others

By Drake Baer<p>If researchers seem a bit, well, voyeuristic with regard to people's sex lives, there's good reason for it: In heterosexual marriages, the happier people are with their sexual lives, the happier they are with their relationships. And if you want to know how much a newlywed couple is …

Consume responsible amounts of marijuana with a Keurig for weed

Just when you thought you had run out of ways to consume marijuana, in comes something newer and weirder.<p>CannaKorp has unveiled a new vaporizer, the …

Hawaii: Where to really get away from it all on the Big Island

If you want to stay way off the grid, check out this remote lodging on the Big Island. Kipuka, a collection of just four cottages, is tucked away in the village of Kapoho, near the island's eastern tip.<p>Owner Mark Frost built the eco-friendly cottages in 2014 and 2015. They're made of bamboo, a wood …

Swimming Pools

How to Vacation in Paris on a $1,000 Budget. (Including the Flight. Ye

<i>What’s your dream vacation?</i> Glamour <i>asked 1,000 women that question—and then had 13 top travel bloggers plan your most-wanted trips, all for under $1,000! This week, we present everything you need to know about planning your best getaway ever. The final stop: Paris, France</i><p>Paris is the city you most …

These Are the 3 Most Important Decisions You Will Make in Your Life

I recently attended the Tony Robbins Business Mastery seminar, and what I’m about to share with you will change your life—but only if you take action …

Here's How Much It Will Really Cost You to Go to Coachella

<i>This story originally appeared on money.com.</i><p>The unofficial kickoff of the 2016 summer concert season starts this weekend with the Coachella Valley …

10 ways to keep yourself safe from Zika, now definitively linked to birth defects

The Zika virus transmitted by mosquito bites definitely causes severe birth defects, the Centers for Disease Control announced Wednesday. That makes it even more important to protect yourself from the bite of the <i>Aedes</i> mosquito.<p>Zika poses a particular threat to pregnant women because of a birth …

Public Health

Apple Debuts 7 New Apple Watch Ads Highlighting Fitness Capabilities, Fashion and More

Apple today uploaded a series of seven new ads to its YouTube channel, all of which focus on different aspects of the Apple Watch. Each spot, which has a different colored background, is 16 seconds in length, giving a quick look at a single feature set to music.<p>Three videos, "Row," "Chase," and …

Smartwatches

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a trip in the name of science, have given researchers an unprecedented insight into the neural basis for effects produced by one of …

Consciousness

10 mind-numbing questions from the book that's considered the Holy Grail for landing a Wall Street job

Strats — short for strategists — work on trading floors alongside the traders creating models for pricing and risk management, etc. The job description is similar to that of a quantitative analyst, but quants typically aren't on the trading floor.<p>Interviews for these sorts of positions tend to be …

The Yecup 365 Is A High Tech Temperature Adjustable Mug

The laws of physics kind of suck sometimes; primary example being that we can’t fly when we feel like it, second being that cold objects don’t stay …

I earn over $5,000 a month traveling the world — here's how travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.<p>They're thinking, <i>How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?</i><p>Based on my own experience — and those of many other …

Peter Dinklage, a.k.a. 'Tyrone' from 'Game of Thorns,' joins Cecily Strong in 'SNL' promos

Peter Dinklage's return to <i>Saturday Night Live</i> means one thing: SUMMER IS COMING.<p>Dinklage and <i>SNL</i> cast member Cecily Strong join together for the …

TV Series

The system is just this rigged: Dark money, Citizens United and the secret story of how big money stole our democracy

<b>Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump (AP/Steve Helber/Reuters/Chris Keane/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Congressmen beg for bucks. Super PACs run the show. Dark money flows into state legislatures. This is why we’re mad<p>Wendell Potter • Nick Penniman<p>March 20, 2016 10:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Nation on the Take: …

Government

15 Classic Leather Backpacks for Men and Women

There’s no need to sacrifice style when the weather isn’t ideal. This Filson backpack is water-resistant and lined with a durable twill, so you can …

3tags.org

The man who proved that altruism is selfish

George Price was no stranger to a spot of drama. Born in 1922 to a stage actress mother, the American scientist and polymath worked on the Manhattan Project, turned his hand to journalism, produced an influential equation explaining altruism and, in his later years, underwent a spectacular …

University of Oxford

World's highest ranking human rights official says the FBI is 'unlocking a Pandora's Box'

The very high-profile and incredibly important case between Apple and the FBI wanting access to data stored on an iPhone could have “serious global ramifications,” according to the United Nation’s High Commissioner of Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein.<p>“In order to address a security-related issue …

7 Yakitori Recipes to Make at Home

Get ready for some of the best chicken of your life.<p>In Japan, yakitori restaurants are casual, beer-soaked houses of worship for grilled, skewered …

Scientists have discovered how to 'delete' unwanted memories

Are there any memories you'd like to permanently remove from your head?<p>Or what if you could alter unpleasant memories so they're no longer upsetting? Or create entirely new memories of events that never occurred?<p>It sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but according to a new documentary that …

Belief in all-knowing, punitive gods aided the growth of human societies, study says

Belief in moral-watching, all-knowing, punitive gods might have helped human societies grow far beyond small, close-knit groups, a new study shows. Researchers who ran an experiment with a total of 591 people in eight different small-scale societies around the world found that people who believed …

University of Oxford

Samsung Electronics at risk of 2016 profit drop on components headwinds | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd may be due for another profit drop in 2016, as slowing demand for consumer electronics saps momentum for the less-glamorous components businesses that offset last year’s smartphone struggles.<p>A man uses his mobile phone in front of a giant …

South Korea

Get a New Fitness Plan: Small Tips for a Big Health Payoff

The holidays are officially over and it’s time get a plan and get back on the right track.<p>Believe it or not the average person overestimates the amount of weight they’ve gained over the holidays between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. While you might guess that you gained five pounds, experts say …

Fitness

RANKED: The 10 movies people are most excited to see in 2016 according to Fandango survey

New entries in beloved franchises make up the most anticipated films of 2016, according to a survey conducted by online ticket-buying company Fandango. The results were released on Monday.<p>Here are the top 10 movies that fans are most excited to see, which range from the first "Star Wars" spin-off …

I spent two years traveling the world, and it completely changed my life

In August 2009 I took a one-way flight to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, with the intention of learning how to teach English, getting a job, and tramping around Europe.<p>Little did I know that that decision would push me to East Asian megacities, the tallest mountains in the world, and …

Robbins explains how he stays energetic

devan joseph<p>Tony Robbins is 55, but if you see him on stage or even have a casual conversation with him, you'll see he has more energy than most 20-somethings.<p>Robbins is not only the personal performance coach of business leaders like Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and hedge fund manager Paul Tudor …

20 Notable Non-Fiction Books You Might've Missed This Year

Get thee to a library (or a bookstore).<p>It's both the blessing and the curse of the modern book lover: great titles come out at lightning speed each month in buzzy lists and flashy blurbs. We add them to our reading queues, promising to check out each interesting one when there's time, but as the …

Books

The hidden cost of the boomerang kids, back at home with mum and dad

Lodgers who use up all the hot water, come home at all hours, and argue about housework don’t sound very appealing; but for the parents of nearly two million adults who have moved back home the scenario may sound familiar.<p>Unable to stump up the £215,000 required on average for their first home, a …

Personal Finance