Lawrence Joseph

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Review: Levi’s® Commuter™ Backpack

As a result of a few years of messengering, I’ve developed a strong portage addiction. Messenger bags, backpacks, hip packs, fanny packs; whatever form they are, I’m fascinated by the strength of their construction, their materials, and their ability to stand up to the rigours of daily use, on and …

The Basics of Bike Maintenance

Bikes are simple machines, and though they might look like some crazy assemblage of gears, cables, and levers, there really isn’t that much going on …

The Best Bike Commuter Clothes For Men

These commuter-conscious essentials will keep you dry and stylish<p>Walking or bicycling to work used to be so uncommon that the U.S. Census Bureau didn't even acknowledge them as legitimate forms of commuting. But that's changed in recent years. They’re now commissioning extensive reports on what the …

Clothes Made for Commuting That Won't Dampen Your Style

Clothing and commuting aren't the most harmonious pair. Getting from point A to point B is always easier said than done. You may be jammed into a carpool, scrunched up next to strangers on a train, exposing yourself to the elements outside, or, worst of all, stuck on a plane for a few hours. All of …

Attire: Bike Commuter

Giro New Road Mobility Tailored Trousers<p>Primarily cotton, these dress blue slacks will hide a myriad of sins from the road while still being able to …

Breaking In

Sleek Ways to Avoid Helmet Hair

How to maintain your hairstyle and avoid looking sweaty post-ride, no matter your haircut<p>Whether you’re crushing QOMs or just pedaling to work, it can be tough to maintain your hairstyle while riding. Thanks to sweat and compression, hair gets matted, frizzy, and just plain messy. But if you start …

Levi's Commuter 2015 Fall Collection

Levi’s Commuter returns to dress this season’s urban cyclists.<p>Having dressed urban cyclists worldwide since its launch in 2011, the Levi’s Commuter line has seen successive expansion in its product range to include all types of apparel for men and women, as well as shoes and backpacks designed for …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

Productivity

Essentials: Best Bike Commuter Gear

BIRZMAN Velocity Mini Pump<p>Bringing a CNC machined body with expandable hose that pumps out 160 psi yet takes up the minimum of space, the Mini Pump …

Batteries

5 Enjoyable Weekend Habits That Set You Up for Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.”</i><p><i>--Benjamin Franklin</i><p>Understandably, the weekend is a time when many workers focus on relaxation, family and fun. And there’s nothing at all wrong with that, but you can also think bigger. …

6 Ways to Boost Your Creativity | Inc.com

Stuck in a creative rut? We've all been there. Sometimes the moment you need to tap into your creativity is the second it shuts down. Before banging your head against the wall, try one (or all) of these ways to boost brain activity and get your creative juices flowing.<p>1) Allow yourself to …

Creativity

Here's What Healthy People Actually Eat All The Time

For when you're trying to eat healthy but you also have zero idea what to make and don't want to be sad.<p>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

Healthy Eating

10 Small Things You Can Do To Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

Living outside your comfort zone makes you come alive. It’s exciting and fun. Here are a few things you can do daily to step outside your comfort …

Successful people do these things in the first 10 minutes at work

Here's how to start your workday the right way.Shutterstock<p>How you handle the first 10 minutes of your workday can largely determine how productive and effective you'll be the rest of the day.<p>"Getting off on the right foot isn't just important with relationships. It's important with the start of …

8 Thriller novels every novel lover must read

Whenever we talk about reading, we talk about printed form of media, i.e. Books and Novels. Novels cover a wide range of genre and in fact for any …

Book Review: 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' by David Shafer

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>I love to be taken completely by surprise by a book. I had never heard of <i>Whiskey Tango Foxtrot</i>, when it caught my eye in my …

Fates And Furies explores marriage with a satisfying, unsettling story

I read <i>Fates And Furies</i> in a day. I meant to read maybe a chapter or two, but I read all the way though until nearly midnight, and then lay in bed …

11 Tools for Productive Individuals

There are hundreds of thousands of productivity tools to choose from. Auditing each of them is the hardest part of the selection process.<p>Just …

Apps

21 Must-Read Fall Books

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>21 Must-Read Fall Books<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a More Productive Morning | Inc.com

It's all too easy to go to bed with good intentions for the next morning--and then spend the morning procrastinating while you wait for your coffee to kick in. But if you're smart and strategic, you can get some of your most productive and creative work done in the morning hours, before the …

6 Surefire Methods for Overcoming Procrastination

Many of us have goals -- a set of deep-down desires that we ultimately want to see realized. Yet, with each passing day, we can't find the energy to move forward. And, as the deadline approaches and passes for achieving our goals, we're no further ahead than where we started. Often, we might even …