Grant Young

89 Flips | 6 Magazines | 2 Following | @grant0244 | Keep up with Grant Young on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Grant Young”

A canal too far

THREE years ago the residents of Hualiba village in central China’s Henan province were moved 10km (six miles) from their homes into squat, yellow …

Water

selene yeager

10 habits of debt-free people

Whether you’ve resolved to get debt-free this year or you have a long way to go to get there, it’s good to be inspired. Look at people you know who …

Entrepreneurs Don’t Have an Optimism Bias — You Have a Pessimism Bias

It comes as no surprise that entrepreneurs are an optimistic bunch. Research has confirmed as much, suggesting that entrepreneurs suffer from an “optimism bias,” one that is linked to both advantages and disadvantages. Optimism can help entrepreneurs persist in the face of a challenge, but it can …

First Look: Velocio sets high bar for women's cycling apparel

DENVER (VN) — Women’s cycling apparel needs a facelift, and Kristy Scrymgeour, founder and director of the Specialized-lululemon professional women’s …

Flying Machine 3D Printed Ti

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, has been around since the 80s, although those first ‘printers’ were expensive and cumbersome. They are more readily available these days, so the process is subsequently cheaper and more accessible. The West Australian bike studio, Flying Machine, have worked …

How to Dress for Cycling in Cold Weather

Riding in the cold is more fun than it sounds—once you find the right clothing combination. Here's a guide to get you started.<p><b>65°–70°</b> <b><br>Start with</b> base layer; short-sleeved jersey; shorts; shortfinger gloves; socks<p><i>A shortfinger glove</i><p><b>60°–65°</b> <b><br>Add</b> arm warmers; full-finger gloves<p><i>An arm warmer</i><p><b>55°–60°</b> <b><br>Swap in</b> …

Ass Savers

It's no secret that cyclists are particularly sensitive to the aesthetics of their rides—whether it's a tried and true steel frame commuter or a state-of-the-art carbon fiber racer—yet adding anything to distract from the bike's original form is generally avoided. However when the rain falls, a …

6 Keys to Mastering Descents

Few things in cycling are as blissful as a long, winding descent, but if you want to maximize speed, you need to do more than kick back to admire the scenery. Downhill scorcher and former national criterium champion Antonio Cruz shares his advice on finding the mix of speed, stability, and …

Your Whole Body Tune-Up

Keep these 5 supporting muscles toned for a pain and fatigue-free ride<p>If you're like most cyclists, your legs aren't the first part of your body to call it quits on a long ride. Chances are it's your back, your neck, or even your arms. Use these moves to tune up the supporting muscles, and they …

"The World Health Organisation is not running down sugar because it hates sugar farmers. It is not doing it because it likes getting mauled by the US Government (and its sponsors). It’s doing it because we will all suffer immensely if we don’t act on its advice." Croakey takes a look at the latest recommendations for sugar consumption, and what could happen if we ignore advice from health bodies. http://ow.ly/sk10A

A Bold Way to Fill Up Wall Space

Turn your favorite poem, quote, or song lyrics into bold wall art with this DIY that uses a primed stretched canvas and black shoe polish to paint each word.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>raw and unstretched canvas<br>• poem<br>• white house paint<br>• black shoe polish<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on Alisa Burke

Wall Art

Caletti Cycles Dream Bike

Sharks seem to cause as much controversy as bicycle helmet laws. The discussion is rife in Australia, where a hunting posse is dispatched after every attack. The facts are that sharks are some of the most fascinating and misunderstood creatures in the ocean. Did you know they have receptors in …

Field Cycles Gaff's Fixed

Sheffield can rightly be considered the Steel Capital of the United Kingdom, with a history of steel production that dates to the early 19th century. Although it has been reduced over the last 50 years, due to offshore competition, the city is very proud of its heritage — especially the guys at …

15 X-Rated And Amazing Samantha Jones-isms

Betty Friedan, Schmetty Schmeidan, Samantha Jones is my feminist spirit animal.<p>I will not be judged by you or society. I will wear whatever and blow …

5 Moves to Lose Love Handles

Shares 12K<p>Love handles: nobody likes them, nobody wants them. But how do we get rid of them? <b>The following exercises make for a great workout routine</b> …

Workouts

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

10 Charts from 2013 That Changed the Way We Think

1. Asian countries are overtaking European countries when it comes to prosperity:<p>2. The most common area of weakness for ineffective senior leaders is their ability to develop others, followed by their ability to collaborate (but research shows it’s entirely possible to reverse these bad habits):<p>3. …

11 Holiday Gifts For Your Loved One’s Penis

If you’re like me, you’ve often wondered if your all-consuming bacon obsession might technically constitute a sexual fetish. Also, you’ve learned the …

9 Things That Separate You From Successful People

Success begins on the inside right under your skin – forget about the outfit you wear but instead focus on the attitude you project. Our world is …

Bitcoin explained: The digital currency making millionaires

The digital currency bitcoin has exploded in popularity since it began in 2009.<p>Where once a single bitcoin was worth a few cents it is now worth …

How-To: Housewarming Gift Jars

Know someone who’s getting ready to move? Make the job a little bit easier with this helpful housewarming gift jar idea from Camille at Be What We Love!<p>So smart!<p>Head over to Be What We Love to see what Camille put in hers.

Amazon Prime Air drones revealed on 60 Minutes, aim to deliver in half an hour (video)

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took to <i>60 Minutes</i> to reveal the company's latest delivery method: drones. In what is likely a cunning reminder of the e-tailer's upcoming Cyber Monday sales, these bots will apparently be capable of delivering packages up to five pounds (86 percent of orders are apparently …

Hand stamped salt dough decorations and gift tags

Welcome to our first post for our handmade Christmas series! Today I will kick off the series with some salt dough tags and Christmas tree …

11 reasons there’s never been a better time to be an entrepreneur

by Amanda Gome<p>It’s a big claim but here it is: there has never been a better time to be an entrepreneur. I came to this conclusion after reflecting …