Teryn Daniel

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Why I quit my dream job at Google to launch a marijuana business

One year ago, I was 30 years old, leading a $100-million-plus business as head of an Asia-Pacific-wide sales team for Google, and making more money than I ever imagined. I had lived in New York, San Francisco, Bangkok and Singapore, and travelled to over 50 countries. All this because six years …

First generation Moto 360 is now only $100

The first generation of the Moto 360 turned heads last year, with some calling it perhaps the best Android Wear device to-date. Back then it would have cost you $250, but this week the price just dropped from $149.99 to $99.99 at the Google Store.<p>If you’re looking for style, the Moto 360 (Gen I) …

10 things I wish I'd known in my first year of university

What works — and what doesn’t — some good advice as you buckle down<p><i>First published in August 2011, this feature goes gangbusters every fall. In</i> …

College & University

Adventurer Quits Job and Spends 3 Years Traveling to 60 Countries Around the World

For most people, the thought of quitting their jobs and traveling the world is only a pipe dream. For Walter Chang, however, that fantasy became a reality when he left everything and spent three years exploring 60 different countries, documenting his extraordinary journey along the way.<p>When the …

Back to school tech guide 2016

Summer is drawing to a close, and students around the world are once again preparing to get back into the daily grind of school. While we can’t help you with what the best pillow is to crash on at the end of a long day, if you’re looking for the right laptop to get through all your assignments, a …

How to Turn Any Song into a Ringtone on your Android Phone

We all know that the stock ringtones for most phones range from merely annoying to other-worldly, nightmarish soundscapes of noise and agony (I’m looking at you, “Moto”). Even after almost a decade of smartphones, creating your own custom ringtone hasn’t gotten much more intuitive. Fortunately, …

Are tattoo artists right to refuse to adorn necks and hands?

When Jane Marie, a woman in her late 30s, walked into a tattoo studio on a Sunday afternoon in early summer, she was expecting to walk out with a tattoo of her daughter’s name. Marie, however, was outraged to learn that tattoo artist Dan Bythewood refused to grant her request because of the …

Tattoos

The World’s Thinnest Solar Panel Can Charge Your iPhone On The Go

For those iPhone users that are looking to charge their devices using the sun’s energy, there’s a crowd-funding project that’s on Kickstarter that’s …

Sunday #FoodPorn: Summertime Watermelon

Few things say summer more than a chilled, perfectly ripe watermelon. They’re delightful simply sliced, refreshing blended as a beverage, and, with a quick sprinkle of feta and mint, tasty as a salad. Here, the most enticing finds from around Instagram.

Minimal Home Fits Everything You Need in 140 Square Feet

Somehow Polish designer Szymon Hanczar was able to take his 13-square-meter (approx. 140 square feet) city apartment and turn it into a surprisingly …

Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Announced

Beta begins soon.<p>Microsoft has announced Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition, the next version of Mojang’s world-building game.<p>Windows 10 Edition will not …

Allergic To Change And Profit, Reddit Risks Eating Itself

Reddit’s temper tantrum has more or less subsided. Nearly every big subreddit that went dark in the wake of yesterday’s site-wide protest has reopened to the public.<p>Nothing particularly noteworthy happened that ended the strike. Reddit martyr Victoria Taylor was not rehired, nor were the specifics …

Internet

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Arkham Knight's First Ending Is Great, Its Second Is Bad, And Its Third Is Insane

I recently just beat <i>Arkham Knight</i>, and by “beat,” I really do mean beat. That’s at least my definition of doing everything in an <i>Arkham</i> game except finding 200+ Riddler trophies, and in this case that’s taking down every watchtower, blowing up every mine, and catching every one of Gotham’s rogues in …

These are all the medical conditions pot actually helps

However, there is not much evidence supporting the use of medical marijuana for other reasons, such as sleep disorders, Tourette syndrome and anxiety disorders. And marijuana doesn't appear to help people with depression or psychosis, or those with eye pressure from glaucoma, the study found.<p>Still, …

How To Raise A Happy Child While Disciplining Less In 5 Simple Steps

My boss is smearing my name. Should I hire a lawyer?

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>I have worked in the same company for years without incident. This year, a new vice-president was hired and from day one, he did not like me.<p>I have been accused of being disrespectful, unprofessional, and not a team player. When I asked for examples, the responses were vague (he heard …

Earth is on track for a mass extinction, and humans are to blame, study says

Today's animal species are disappearing at a rate up to 100 times higher than they did in the past <b>--</b> and humans are responsible, a new study warns.<p>Since the year 1500, at least 338 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish have become extinct, researchers reported Friday in the …

7 lies about red meat the food industry wants you to believe

The USDA insists it’s a key component of a healthy diet. A wealth of research would suggest otherwise<p>In 2005, the USDA rolled out a new food pyramid reducing red meat’s place in a healthy diet. Recently, an advisory committee developing the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which are revamped …

Disney has been hiding a secret message in its movies for years

A video on Disney Pixar's YouTube page shows A113 can be found in almost all of Pixar's films, from "Toy Story" to "Finding Nemo."<p>It's also probably hidden in Disney and Pixar's latest film, "Inside Out," debuting this weekend.<p>What does it mean?<p>Pixar's John Lasseter has explained A113 is the number …

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4 ways to retire by age 55

The retirement plans of Google GOOG, +0.09% Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette, 52, who announced last March that he wanted more time to travel …

Retirement

Here's How to Save $100,000 by Age 30

Start by saying no more often.<p>You might have heard an absurd-sounding parable that often makes the rounds on personal finance blogs. This story is …

Personal Finance

7 money moves smart graduates make in their first year after college

A college student’s life can be full of challenges, from the academic (hello, senior thesis) to the everyday (loads of laundry to do without parental …

Personal Finance

Six tax mistakes cottage owners should avoid

As a cottage owner, I've been careful not to make many mistakes. According to Carolyn, the biggest mistake I've made was trying to grow a Grizzly Adams beard last summer while relaxing at the lake for a week. If you own a cottage, or are thinking of buying one, be mindful of the following …

Xiaomi's $15 Mi Band adds support for Google Fit

Earlier this month, Xiaomi launched accessory stores in Germany, France, the US, and the UK. Among the devices sold was the Mi Band, a $15 fitness tracking band that is IP67 certified, has a battery life of 30 days, tracks sleep and steps, and can even notify users of calls and texts through the …

Build A Compact, Mini-ITX 1440p Gaming PC For $800

It’s the weekend, which means School of Tech is back in session! Today I’m tackling a question that’s been asked frequently. It seems you all enjoyed my budget-conscious $400 Gaming PC build, but you want to know what can be accomplished with a mini-ITX form factor for roughly double the cash. Ask …

Computer Hardware

Frugality has taken over my life. But I should be happy I'm debt-free, right?

<i>This is part of a Globe series that explores our growing dependence on credit — from the average household to massive institutions — and the looming risks for a nation addicted to cheap money. Join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #DebtBinge</i><p>Frugality has become my life, almost without …

Build A New Gaming PC Perfect For Playing 'The Witcher 3'

Following more than two dozen positive reviews, it looks like The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will launch to universal acclaim. Although it’s a multiplatform release, no one reading this column is going to argue that the PC version of CD Projekt Red’s final chapter in The Witcher saga won’t be graphically …

Computer Hardware