Jason Rogers

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Living Life With Renewed Energy: The Purpose Of Purpose

We operate at a fraction of our possible energy level. To a degree this is because of a lack of physical wellness, but there is something else at work as well. We live at partial energy because we fail to consistently tap into our deepest sources of emotional renewal.<p>In an insightful interview, …

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Porsche's first vehicle found in shed after a century

First vehicle was electric and made in 1898<p>The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the "Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model" — nicknamed the "P1" for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche …

The Equality of Opportunity Project

How can we improve economic opportunities for our children?<p>We use big data to identify new pathways to upward mobility.<p>Two Americas: Upward Mobility …

Samsung And Google Bury The Apple Hatchet, Sign 10-Year Patent Agreement

Some breaking news in the patent world. Samsung, the world’s biggest handset maker, has announced that it has signed a 10-year patent deal with Google, the maker of Android, the world’s biggest mobile operating system, covering all current and future technology patents.<p>There are a few key reasons …

Exbury Egg: The floating off-grid workspace and home

Exbury Egg is a floating off-grid workspace and home, installed on the shore of the Beaulieu River, UK. It was conceived by artist Stephen Turner, …

Fourth grade problem-solvers take their classroom ‘off the grid’

A class of enthusiastic fourth graders in North Carolina has created an entirely solar-powered classroom.<p>After learning about the different ways to make electricity, Aaron Sebens, a teacher at Durham’s Central Park School for Children, asked the students if they wanted to make their classroom …

DIY Solar Thermal Panel Made with 275 Aluminum Cans Takes a Seattle Home Office Off-Grid

When Peter Rowan left corporate life to pursue a career writing fiction and teaching, he needed a little office in which to work. So he decided to …

Solar Thermal

Off The Grid at Gallery R'Pure

If glamorous camping is "glamping," does that make designer camping "damping?" Whatever you call the pristine, outdoors-inspired objects in "Off the Grid"—the collaboration between designer François Chambard of UM Project and artist and designer Frederick McSwain—the exhibition playfully riffs on …

Going off the grid: Why more people are choosing to live life unplugged

For people who want to get away from today's consumerist society, living off-grid can be an attractive option.<p>Imagine living off the land, producing …

Get Off the Grid With a Facebook Sabbatical

These days it seems that the only way to truly disconnect from your social networks is to attend a Digital Detox camp. Of course, there's always a …

Frederick McSwain and François Chambard: Off The Grid

NYC designers Frederick McSwain and François Chambard (of UM Project) created an outdoors-inspired exhibition at Gallery R’Pure for New York Design …

15 Beautiful Off-Grid Homes We’d Like to Live In

The idea of eschewing electricity, running water, and the white picket fence is a terrifying prospect for the average American. Based on the number …

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For some, the idea of doing without municipal services is a nightmare. For others, it’s the culmination of a long-held dream. Living off the grid means it’s just you and nature existing harmoniously side-by-side. No building codes, no dependency on the power grid, no monthly payment to the trash …

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Taking Espresso Off the Grid with the ROK Espresso Maker

If a fully off-the-grid home espresso maker that comes in its own trash can is what you've been waiting for your whole life, the recently rebranded <b>ROK espresso maker</b> is just the thing for you.<p>Despite an abundance of evidence espoused by the contemporary cafe community that the best espresso …

Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Brazil, Recognized as a Top Ecolodge by National Geographic Traveler

<b>Photo by Samuel Melim, Cristalino Lodge</b><p>Cristalino Jungle Lodge was selected as one of the "25 Best Ecolodges 2013" by National Geographic Traveler …

Six Hotels in Unlikely Places (Photos)

Alternative Hotels<p>Six Hotels in Unlikely Places (Photos)<p>See the former jam factory turned art hotel and more lodgings with interesting past …

4000-year-old pyramid torn down by real estate developers

<b>Lima:</b> Real estate developers using heavy machinery tore down a 20-foot (6-meter) tall pyramid at the oldest archaeological site near Peru's country's …

Real Estate

Unplug. 14 days.

Sleep Like a Monkey: Nine Highflying Tree House Hotels (Photos)

Don't Look Down!<p>Sleep Like a Monkey: Nine Highflying Tree House Hotels (Photos)<p>Check into one of these hotels to fulfill your childhood fantasies but …

Amazing Photos of Places You Need To Visit

You've thought of Paris, the Great Wall of China and the Amazon rainforest. We've thought of the not-so-typical yet completely remarkable places to …

Travel highlights from Planet Earth

<i>Planet Earth</i>, BBC's award-winning documentary brought together some of the most stunning nature footage from over 200 locations in 62 countries. <i>The Traveller's Guide to Planet Earth</i>, Lonely Planet's photo-filled companion to the series, tells you how to visit 50 of the documentary's most memorable …

Five amazing places to experience another culture

Learning about the culture and customs of other people is one of the great experiences of travel. Explore the planet's diversity with one of these locally owned and authentic tribal encounters.<p>Trekking with the H'mong around Sapa, northern Vietnam<p>Negotiate generations-old mountain tracks and …

Responsible volunteering: things to know before you go

When you visit a country, especially if it's in the developing world, often you can't forget what you've seen - and want to give back to a community. Volunteering is an increasingly popular ways for travellers to express that desire.<p>But if you're not careful about how you spend your money or where …

Ecuador’s alternative adventures

Ecuador has much more than volcanoes and rainforests up her sleeve. The country’s diverse geography provides the backdrop to an astounding range of adventures, and its compact size makes it possible to combine a number of activities in a short time. You can go bird-watching in misty cloud forests …