David Schack

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What Weed Does to Your Brain

Here's what it looks like before, during, and after.<p>In recent years, with the legal status of marijuana shifting, the scientific community has sought …

The Brain

Gulets Offer a Sparkling Sailing Experience in Croatia

Why Charter a yacht in Croatia from Goolets? Why not!?<p>By Max Hartshorne<br>GoNOMAD Editor<p>Laura Orsini is a travel blogger who lives in Laguna Beach, …

Sailing

The Best Nature Documentaries on Netflix Will Make You Worldlier

Unfortunately, in Los Angeles, there aren't a lot of green spaces that aren't luxury golf courses, so as odd as this might sound, I often turn to …

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

Take Back Control of Your Wi-Fi Connection with This Incredible Tool

Netspot Pro helps you analyze and optimize your wireless network like never before.<p>Wireless internet is one of the great inventions of our time. It’s …

The secret to overcoming anxiety

Is it more simple than we 'think'?<p><i>by</i><p>, Business Development at PwC, Corporate Wellbeing Advocate & Author of 'No-mind'<p>Over 40 million Americans and …

Mindfulness

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

The 1 Practice That Will Help You Live in the Moment

How often do you use your phone while eating? Chances are that your answer is most of the time. We go about our everyday lives passively, going through the motions without actually digesting what we see. That's where mindfulness comes in. David Schiller best describes mindfulness as "intentional …

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

11 Apple Watch tips every owner should know

The Apple Watch is a device that can do more than tell the time or put iPhone notifications on your wrist. It can be used to pay for items in the real world, save you in an emergency, act as a fashion accessory and help you track down a misplaced iPhone -- to name a few.<p>Here are 11 tips and tricks …

Graphene dots turn waste CO2 into fuel

Graphene quantum dots may offer a simple way to recycle waste carbon dioxide into valuable fuel rather than release it into the atmosphere or bury it …

Jellyfish power could be the next big thing in renewable energy

Believe it or not, jellyfish power could be the next big thing in renewable energy. As Salon notes, solar power is not as renewable as you might …

Renewable Energy

The Leech Is the Thing

Even more significant for the optimization of upwind speed is twist: the vertical shape of the leech. It’s been said that the only reason to have a …

Iceland & What I Wish I Had Known Before Going - Part 1

<b>WOW Air is definitely a discount airline.</b> I knew that when I booked the flight and had to pay for carry-on luggage, but there is something that I …

National Parks

This sustainable suburban home can power a pair of electric cars, too

Modern design and net zero principles helps a Minnesota couple realize their green home dreams<p>Minnesotans Mark and Kate Hanson believe in efficiency and a better environment, so it makes sense they’d seek out a more sustainable design for their new home. But the new net zero home they moved into …

The Democratic Party descends into 'civil war' after Clinton's loss

President-elect Donald Trump's unforeseen election win over Hillary Clinton has ignited immediate infighting inside the Democratic Party, with progressive members lashing out at the establishment wing for failing to defeat one of the most flawed Republican presidential candidates in a …

Middle-class

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

South El Monte Mayor Luis Aguiñaga to plead guilty to bribery

As part of a plea agreement, the mayor of South El Monte has agreed to plead guilty to bribery, according to a press release from the United States …

33 Hidden iOS 10 Features You Need to Try

A rare “blob” of unusually warm water that did massive damage to California’s marine life has reemerged

While this year’s El Niño wasn’t as bad as meteorologists were expecting, there’s something else wreaking havoc on North America’s marine ecosystems: a huge mass <i></i>of warm water off the Pacific Coast nicknamed by University of Washington meteorologist Nick Bond “the blob.”<p>It’s not a creature from a …

Global Warming

Reporter Drops Mic, Chases Shirtless ‘Aussie Hunk’ on Live TV Following Epic Shark Rant

<b>James has a few things to say about sharks.</b> He also has a few things to say about our often irrational fear of them.<p><i>“The honest truth is… the sharks</i> …

Fish

Mastering the Gybe >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

<i>by David Flynn, SpinSheet.com</i><br>To master the gybe, we will look at gybing with symmetrical (I know there are still some of you out there) and …

Napoleon Bonaparte's last horse restored to glory

Even in death, the magnificent Arabian stallion Napoleon Bonaparte rode into battle endured some narrow scrapes — and the ignominy of being smuggled into perfidious Albion to be put on display in Manchester.<p>Battered after two centuries of ups and downs, one of the emperor’s favourite horses is now …

Napoleon Bonaparte

Hate Your Job But Like Your Company? Do These Three Things

Don’t just grin and bear it or jump ship too soon. There’s a better future at your currently employer if you’re willing to work for it.<p>Meet Nick. Nick is seriously considering quitting his job. He’s been in the same position for almost three years and hates everything about it.<p>There’s only one …

Rare Drone Footage Shows Whales Taking Down a Shark

Amateurs are scoring insane shots that naturalists once had to wait decades for.<p>We like to think of sharks as being at the top of the underwater food chain, happily terrorizing the ocean's fish, sea lions, and other marine mammals while remaining free from harm themselves. But sometimes the tables …

People in Germany are now being paid to consume electricity

Germany had so much renewable energy last week that customers were briefly being paid to consume electricity, it has been reported.<p>As spotted by …

Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro breaks her public silence [AP]

By Benjamin Newman Last Updated: April 9, 2016 7:37 pm<p>Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro broke her public silence on Saturday at a medical conference …

Obama will leave his successor more Middle East disasters than he inherited

Before he won the Nobel Peace Prize, Obama won the peacenik vote. When he ran for president in 2008, he was the one aiming to "turn the page" on …