Zachary Schaab

131 Flips | 2 Magazines | 4 Likes | @ZacharySchaab | University of Denver MBA 2018. 716 - Buffalo, NY. Skier, hiker, dog lover, runner, composter. 

Patrick Melrose: This Is Benedict Cumberbatch’s Brain on Drugs

Benedict Cumberbatch does not do anything halfway in <i>Patrick Melrose</i>.<p>During the first moments of the first episode in this five-part Showtime limited …

The world's tallest active geyser keeps erupting in Yellowstone - and scientists don't know why

Something strange is happening at the tallest geyser in the world in Yellowstone park – and scientists can’t explain it. Steamboat Geyser can shoot …

National Parks

The Senate just voted to kill a policy warning auto lenders about discrimination against minority borrowers

By Renae Merle<p>, Reporter<p>The Senate on Wednesday voted to kill a five-year-old Obama administration policy warning auto lenders not to discriminate against minority borrowers.<p>The legislation, which passed 51 to 47 largely along party lines, is the latest Republican rebuke of the Consumer Financial …

Interest Rates

Historian Who Predicted the 2008 Financial Crisis Warns the Next Recession Is Near

Niall Ferguson, a famed historian and a frequent guest of the world’s most elite events, is one of the prophets credited with accurately predicting …

China Started Trade War, Not Trump

If there’s a trade war between the U.S. and China, don’t blame Donald Trump: China started it long before he became president.<p>Even free traders and internationalists agree China’s predatory trade practices—which include forcing U.S. business to transfer valuable technology to Chinese firms and …

China

This amazing renovated school bus is a bright, airy home for a family of six

Converting an old school bus into a living space is never an easy task – but when you’re trying to create enough room for a family of six, the …

9 Industries That Will Soon Be Disrupted By Blockchain

In many industries, companies will need to adapt or be replaced.<p>Let's face it. Many people are resistant to technological changes in both their personal lives and at the office. However, what they often lack is the vision to see how the new technology they are resisting will improve their lives in …

NEO could be a dominant blockchain — it could also be a time bomb

I struggle with NEO — currently the sixth most valuable cryptocurrency. It could be headed for a dominant position in the crypto world, but it could also be headed for self-destruction.I can’t figure out which.<p>The China market-size angle<p>I don’t react well to the line, “It’s the Ethereum of China,” …

Blockchain

Mindfulness Is Going Mainstream Because of Science

Mindfulness has gone from hippie-dippie magical thinking to science-based health hack. What gives?<p>In a pristine office with huge windows overlooking …

The World’s 20 Most Dangerous Countries for Foreigners

Traveling is often referred to as the only thing you can buy that makes you richer. But it comes with a lot of risks. Many destinations boast</b> …

Arctic Transformed into Alien Landscape in Surreal Climate Change Photo

The "browning" process has dramatically transformed the terrain.<p>Gone are the days when we could count on the Arctic landscape to be painted in shades …

This sleek indoor composter can help you reduce food waste and save the planet at the same time

At-home composting is going high tech, because that's what we do with everything now.<p>Composting is an eco-friendly method of food recycling that …

Joshua Tree Desert House

Emerging from the terrain like an alien shrub, the Joshua Tree Desert House is organically ingrained into the rocky landscape. The sculpted exterior …

Smith & Wesson Gun Sales Are in Free Fall

Age limits and bans on assault-style rifles are in vogue now, but the biggest threat to gun sales may still be President Donald Trump.<p>Consumer demand …

These Designs Take Bamboo Infrastructure to a New Level

Flexible, durable, and fast-growing—it's no wonder bamboo has been nick-named "the green steel of the 21st century."<p>Did we mention it can help protect the environment, too? By absorbing high amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, bamboo is a wonderful natural resource for both temporary and …

This One Aspect of Your Office Design Is Wasting a Lot of Time and Money

Creating smart meeting rooms is a very wise investment.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The modern office was conceived at the turn of the 20th century by Frederick Winslow Taylor, imitating factory assembly lines, where clerks and executives could perform repetitive …

Times Square

Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio to star in Tarantino's Sharon Tate film

Talk about a feat of casting.<p>Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio will both star in Quentin Tarantino's next film, Sony Pictures announced Wednesday.<p>The film, titled <i>Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,</i> centers around two men who lived next door to Sharon Tate in the late 1960s.<p>In a press release, Tarantino …

Brad Pitt

Dow sheds as much as 586 points as Trump says steel and aluminum tariffs coming next week

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks sank sharply in another dizzying day of trading after President Donald Trump promised stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, which investors feared could lead to retaliation by other countries and higher inflation.<p>The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 36 points, or …

Donald Trump

How to Build a Drip Irrigation System - DIY

Proper watering is one of the most important aspects of growing your own vegetables. On a recent trip to Virginia, I met Scott and Susan Hill of Hill …

Gardening

Pedal to the Metal: BMW Just Partnered With This Little-Known Cryptocurrency

This blockchain-as-a-service provider could shift BMW's operating efficiency into high gear.<p>Roughly nine years ago, bitcoin made its presence known …

Blockchain

The NRA's worst nightmare is here

<b>(CNN) —</b> It feels like the early days of the #MeToo movement, which caused a cultural shift regarding sexual misconduct -- but this time, the problem at hand is gun violence, and the movement is called #NeverAgain. And this time, the courageous individuals leading the effort for change are teenagers …

Guns

North Pole surges above freezing in the dead of winter, stunning scientists

By Jason Samenow<p>, Weather editor<p>The sun won’t rise at the North Pole until March 20, and it’s normally close to the coldest time of year, but an extraordinary and possibly historic thaw swelled over the tip of the planet this weekend. Analyses show that the temperature warmed to the melting point …

Global Warming

The 5 Big Problems With Blockchain Everyone Should Be Aware Of

Blockchain is often touted as a world-changing technology and in many ways, it is. However, it isn’t necessarily the cure-all panacea for the world’s problems that many evangelists would have you believe.<p>Here’s a breakdown of some of the issues with blockchain that anyone thinking of using it …

Blockchain

A Very Brief History Of Blockchain Technology Everyone Should Read

When Satoshi Nakamoto, whose true identity is still unknown, released the whitepaper Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System in 2008 that described a “purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash” known as Bitcoin, blockchain technology made its public debut. Blockchain, the technology …

Blockchain

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Florida governor on gun laws: 'Everything's on the table'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Florida Gov. Rick Scott says "everything's on the table" when considering tightening gun control laws in the state following the school shooting that took the lives of 17 people on Wednesday.<p>"Everything's on the table. I'm going to look at every way that we can make sure our kids are safe," …

Gun Control

This Renowned Wharton Professor's Best Leadership Advice: For the Love of God, Stop Brainstorming

Superstar leadership expert Adam Grant identifies the most important evidence-based truths to apply to your business today.<p>Leadership is not mysterious. If you understand how people and organizations behave, you'll have a pretty good idea how to maximize the performance of both. Fortunately, we're …

Bitcoin's Tumble Was a Warning for Stock Swoon, Morgan Stanley Says

Esoteric exchange-traded products? Risk parity? Inflation fears?<p>Forget about all that. The genesis of the widespread correction in risk assets has …

The Future Of Real Estate Investment And Finance

Sure, sites like Zillow and Trulia have forever changed the way we shop for homes and Airbnb has re-imagined the way we rent them out. But the underlying pipes that make the real estate market run have largely remained stuck in the past. The seven real estate companies on the Forbes Fintech 50 list …

Real Estate

How urban farmers are learning to grow food without soil or natural light

Growing food in cities became popular in Europe and North America during and immediately after World War II. Urban farming provided citizens with …