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After writing about money for half a decade, here's the spreadsheet I built to keep track of my spending

<i>A lot</i>.<p>I don't pretend to be a financial expert or hold any kind of certification, but between writing, editing, and reading hundreds (thousands?) of stories about money, I've picked a few things up.<p>Chief among them is that the best, most critical first step you can take to improve your finances is …

Adventuring Through Park City | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

<b>Trail diversity:</b><p>Mountain biking is a sport the whole family can enjoy, and Park City makes sure of that. The local bike parks have trails ranging …

The future: where borrowing is the norm and ownership is luxury

Turn any idle asset into a productive piece of capital. All you have to do is set a price, and the robots will take care of the rest. What could possibly go wrong?<p>Imagine life without ownership. You own nothing. You rent everything. You do this because it’s cheaper: you pay pennies or fractions of …

borrowing

The Fed has its eye on the 'new housing crisis'

In the release of the Federal Reserve's minutes from the September meeting, the members of the Federal Open Markets Committee spoke about the various aspects of the US economy and their progression since the July meeting.<p>Among the items discussed were inflation, the labor market, and notably, the …

The Fall of Power Poses Has an Interesting House-of-Cards Aspect to It

Late Sunday night, Dana Carney, a co-author on the 2010 <i>Psychological Science</i> study that gave rise to the notion of “power posing,” the idea that …

Time Might Not Exist Outside of Our Minds, Propose Scientists

Experiencing time is one of the weird parts of our lives. Often, there's just not enough of it. Other days, there's way too much time on our hands. …

You are Not Living in Reality Because Your Brain Doesn’t Want You To

Every cognitive bias exists for a reason—primarily to save our brains time or energy. I’ve spent many years referencing Wikipedia’s list of cognitive …

Critical Thinking

The Map Design Toolbox from Gestalten

Book Recommendation: The Map Design Toolbox – Time-Saving Templates for Graphic Design.<p>Illustrative maps in a colorful, flat style are all the rage, …

Graphic Design

Zero Percent Mortgages Debut Setting Up The Next Stage For This Stock Market Bull

<i>Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes it obstructs your vision. Hsi-Tang</i><p>Economists stated that primary trigger for the financial crisis of 2008 was the issuance of mortgages that did not require down payments. The ease at which one could get mortgages in the past is what drove …

Apple is making the same mistake Netflix did

He dropped a couple of bombshells, but the one I want to delve into is Apple's decision to start accepting ads on searches through its iconic marketplace.<p>The appeal is obvious. There are now 1.5 million iOS apps vying for attention on the App Store.<p>It's hard to get noticed. You also have a …

Already rife with corruption, Latin America is now aggressively spying on citizens

A new report by the Santiago-based NGO, Derechos Digitales (digital rights) claims that nearly every Latin American country, from Mexico to Chile (and practically everywhere in-between) is using aggressive surveillance software to spy on its citizens.<p>The report relied heavily on information from a …

If The Earth Were A Village Of 100 People

There are more than 7 billion of us on the planet now. We comprise a wildly diverse set of ages, nationalities, religious groups, incomes and technological capacities. Given the magnitude of our numbers, it can be hard to really grasp how that diversity plays out. How many of us have cell phones? …

Science

A Look at the World's 'Most Expensive Steak'

When a renowned chef invites you to taste wagyu beef that has been dry-aged in his freezer for 400 days, you say yes. For a recent installment of the …

retailmarketing

This Stunning Barn Renovation Blends Historic Preservation With Sustainable Design

Several 18th century barns were given new life as a beautiful, eco-friendly home.<p>This is one beautiful and seriously smart barn! Dubbed the "Ancient Party Barn," this stunning barn conversion was designed by London-based architecture studio Liddicoat & Goldhill, which won a prestigious 2015 RIBA …

States of Mind: Tracing the Edges of Consciousness review – walking in a waking dream

<b>Wellcome Collection, London</b><br>From gothic nightmares and early neural imaging to the operating theatre, an inspired exhibition explores the mysterious territory at the borders of wakefulness<p>What does thought look like? In the early days of photography a French army officer called Louis Darget believed …

Consciousness

To oblivion and beyond: art and science at the edge of consciousness

From William Blake’s vision of a soul leaving the body to Goshka Macuga’s creepy somnambulist, a new exhibition explores the mysteries of the mind – but are we any closer to finding the answers Descartes was seeking when he dissected a human brain more than 350 years ago?<p>They hover between worlds. …

Consciousness

You Are God: The True Teachings of Jesus

<b>In this article we will explore how the true teachings of Jesus can be summed up by three little words: you are God.</b> Some missionaries came to my …

Economist: Three Reasons Oil Will Surge Past $70 By the End of the Year

Oil has been demolished over the past year, falling from $100 a barrel to the low 40s.<p>But one oil expert says things are about to turn the corner …

How Would the World's Religions Respond to the Singularity?

Mormons? Into it. Catholics? Not so much.<p>The concept of the Singularity—the point when machines become so intelligent that humanity can no longer keep up—has captivated many technologists and futurists in Silicon Valley and beyond. The Singularity is so hotly anticipated by these believers that …

11 secret features hidden in your Mac

But there's hope!<p>We've put together some great tips and tricks that can show you how to save time using your Mac, from taking advantage of its hidden calculator to discovering the tiny but useful icon that has been right in front of your face the entire time.

Calculators

Why does the Vatican accept the Big Bang but not evolution? – John Farrell

There was a moment in the recent history of the Roman Catholic Church when an influential Jesuit tried to forge a deep synthesis between religion and …

Christianity

92 Square Foot Backyard Office by Sett Studio

Austin, Texas-based Sett Studio, design small backyard buildings, such as this home office, which they covered in charred wood siding.<p>Design: Sett …

Austin

Tidal is already a huge flop

Tidal, the Jay Z-backed subscription streaming music service that first announced its intention to pay struggling artists for their work by getting a …

This Is An Ideal Resume For A Mid-Level Employee

Having a ton of experience under your belt doesn't necessarily mean you have an "impressive" resume.<p>"You can have all the experience in the world — but if your resume doesn't stand out, if you don't present that information in a well-organized manner, or if it doesn't tell your story, nobody will …

All the Reasons Why Emotionally Intelligent People Are So Happy at Work

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found …

An Architect's Own Tropical Refuge In Miami

Brillhart Architecture have designed and built a home for themselves in Miami, Florida, that includes 100 feet of uninterrupted glass.<p>The architect’s …

Architecture

The Kids Pod Is An Extension To A Home That Was Built Just For The Children

Architecture firm Mihaly Slocombe have designed the Kids Pod, an extension to a home that has been built for the grandchildren of the home’s owner, …

Architecture

The 21st century belongs to China: Why the new Silk Road threatens to end America’s economic dominance

Beijing is building a trans-Siberian railway system that rivals the Marshall Plan in its ambition and global reach<p>BEIJING -- Seen from the Chinese capital as the Year of the Sheep starts, the malaise affecting the West seems like a mirage in a galaxy far, far away. On the other hand, the China that …

Determined Artist Makes a Beautiful Illustration for Every Single Disney Film

Vancouver-based illustrator Rafael Mayani put himself up to a mighty challenge. In chronological order, he would watch every single Disney movie, and then he would create an original illustration based on each. Since its first movie, <i>Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs</i>, which was released in 1937, to …

10 Proven Ways to Raise Smarter, Happier Children

<i>Children have never been perfect at listening to their parents, but they have never failed to imitate them.</i><p>When you ask parents what they want for …

Happiness