David Roland

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Gear Review: My Trail Co Backpack Light 50L

These days, thru hikers and weight conscious backpackers are spoiled for choice when it comes to lightweight backpacks on the market. With Ultralight …

3 Ways to Boost Your Cycling Power With Squats

The bike racer known as Thor shares some of his favorite exercises to help you meet your #quadgoals<p>Many of the cyclists Pete Morris races against don’t even know his real name. Criterium announcers refer to the muscular, flowing-haired Team Clif Bar rider as Thor, God of Thunder.<p>“It has its pluses …

10 More Self-Sufficiency Skills That Can Save You a Killing

A couple years ago, we shared 10 self-sufficiency skills with you, that over time, would save you a bundle if you used them regularly. Well we’re …

Self-sufficiency

5 Design Jobs That Won’t Exist In The Future

And seven jobs that will grow, according to design leaders at Frog, Ideo, Artefact, Teague, and more.<p>Organ designers, chief drone experience designers, cybernetic director. Those are some of the fanciful new roles that could be created by the global design industry in the next few years.<p>But what …

BMW’s insane car of the future replaces dashboards with augmented reality

BMW is in the midst of celebrating its 100th anniversary, and to mark the occasion, it just rolled out the Vision Next 100 concept at its Munich headquarters. By all appearances, it's one of the most insane concept cars BMW has ever conceived.<p>If you squint your eyes, you can still see a car that's …

One Move for a More Powerful Pedal Stroke

Hit your neglected flip side to spin smooth, strong circles<p>Most cyclists do a good job working their powerful prime pedal-pushing muscles in their glutes and quads both on the bike and in the gym with squats and leg presses. But unless you do a lot of single leg pedaling drills or otherwise …

Use virtual reality to overcome your fear of public speaking

Got a presentation coming up? Between keeping your thoughts straight, sticking to the time limit and braving an audience, public speaking gigs can be daunting.<p>A new Android app for Google Cardboard aims to help you get over your fears by putting you in front of a virtual audience.<p>Public Speaking …

Virtual Reality

The Productivity Hacks Of 12 Successful People

The secret to working more efficiently isn’t about working more or less, but smarter. So we asked 12 successful people how they do it.<p>If you find yourself getting easily overwhelmed by emails, struggling to keep your eyes open at your desk, or constantly getting distracted by coworkers, chances …

10 Key Design Trends For 2016 (And How To Make The Most Of Them)

The global design firm Fjord (part of Accenture Interactive) delves into the major ideas shaping markets next year.<p>Apps as we know them will disappear. Luxury will trickle down to the masses. VR will go mainstream. These are just a few of the major design and technology trends shaping the world in …

The top 10 ways to die once disaster strikes and how to prevent them

When society goes into chaos, the most likely outcome is death. With that said, however, the ultimate act of optimism is always preparedness. Here …

The Secret To Danish Happiness

Denmark consistently ranks as one of the happiest countries in the world. The reason why might lie with the idea of "hygge."<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. In November, GGSC is hosting a summit on Mindfulness and</i> …

Happiness

Today's Humans Ready to Love Tomorrow's Robots

A world of lonely singles finding comfort in the arms of a robot lover may be closer than expected in human hearts and minds. Only a few people have …

Robotics

16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Robot proteins, immortality, Martian rocks falling from the sky, catastrophic eruptions, and reverse evolution! What more could you ask for?

Earth Science

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have in common?<p>They each possessed the talent of turning …

America’s 20 Best Mountain Bike Towns

To foster authentic bike culture, a town needs more than just high quality trails. These 20 mountain bike hamlets around the country (in no particular order) offer bucket-list rides, new trail development, a variety of outdoor recreation, and a fun, bike-friendly vibe. Bike on.<p>writer

Lake Superior

Obama And The Art Of Leadership - It's All About Survival

I’ve always wanted to say this: I know exactly what Barack Obama is going through. Yes Mr President, I’ve been there too, so if you ever want a heart-to-heart about things, don’t hesitate to pick up the phone.<p>For I have just spent a weekend ‘surviving’ with the former SAS soldier and adventure icon …

Barack Obama

Zippo 4-In-1 Woodsman Is The Only Tool You'll Need On Your Next Camping Trip

Think of all the tools you might need on a camping trip. You'll need a mallet to put tent pegs in the ground and something to pull out the pegs. A …

Camping

A guide to ultralight no-cook backpacking - Because it's there

There have been a lot of questions about my diet on my 40 mile/day fastpacking trips on the Appalachian Trail. I choose to not cook, saving me the …

Camping

Here's the Method Master Coaches Use to Create Trust

Today I was on a coaching call and I was scared. It was the first five minutes of the conversation and I had this feeling that I've had before: this feeling that I have no idea what I'm doing.<p>As I sat there I could feel the fear coursing through my body. I watched the thoughts rise and fall. I …

5 psychology secrets for great interaction design

Designs with a human touch just feel right. It might be intangible, but it’s undeniably powerful.<p>Think of interactions between people. Most communication happens using common languages, such as speech or even posture or gestures. It’s usable communication.<p>It’s the very same thing when it comes to …

UI Design

The Harsh Truth About Usability

When we started our coaching practice some years ago we saw that our clients came in waves.<p>The first wave was a wave of unhappy Wall Street people who wanted to know whether they could approach their high salaries in another field that would not shorten their lifespan.<p>We helped those folks …

Employment

10 Effective Ways To Make You A Faster Learner

The importance of learning cannot be underestimated. Learning empowers us to fulfill our ideas and realize our full potential. The speed of gaining …

21 Grams is a sex toy that contains the ashes of a dead partner

<b>Milan 2015:</b> Dutch designer Mark Sturkenboom has created a "memory box" containing a dildo with a compartment for storing the ashes of a deceased …

41 Superfoods: How They Can Help Your Running

13 Things You Should Be Doing To Her Clitoris

Prepare to take your oral sex skills to the next level<p>No, that isn’t a typo. We really do mean 13.<p>You probably have a few great clit tricks up your sleeve, and you’ve likely made a woman orgasm this way many times.<p>But are you doing enough to her clitoris?<p>Seventy-five percent of women only achieve …

13 Simple Phrases to Ignite Her Passion

Relationships are funny things: One partner can be cruising along thinking everything's just fine and dandy, and the other can be curling up inside like a poinsettia after New Year's. One of us is sure we're on the right track, while the other is wondering, "Why don't we talk anymore?" And more …

7 Steve Jobs Quotes That Could Change Your Life

He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs</b> …