James Davidson

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Why Tesla is losing its luster

When Tesla Motors Inc. reports third quarter earnings Tuesday, Nov. 3, it will do so in a headwind of growing skepticism around the Elon Musk-led …

We Now Have An ETA When The Biggest Bond Bubble In The World Will Burst

Together with Greece briefly soaring to prominence over the summer (only to fade into perpetual obscurity in its new role as Germany's certified …

Stock Markets

This $2 billion startup gives $3,000 to every new mom because 'unlimited' leave is expensive

According to a report by Fortune, Domo's maternity leave pakcage includes a $2,000 gift card, $1,000 in cash, and one month leave at full pay (or six weeks at 66% pay). The gift card can be used at shops like Nordstrom, A Pea In the Pod, and Asos, it said.<p>The report said the $2,000 gift card is …

Motherhood

China interest rate cut fuels fears over ailing economy

China fuelled fears that its ailing economy is about to slow further after Beijing cut its main interest rate by 0.25 percentage points.<p>The unexpected rate cut, the sixth since November last year, reduced the main bank base rate to 4.35%. The one-year deposit rate will fall to 1.5% from 1.75%.<p>Five …

Economics

6 investing lessons I learned growing up on a farm

I’ve been told, when I’m trying my hardest to get through to my students, that I drop into my “Michigan farm drawl.” There may be something to that. …

Stephen Hawking Offers New Theory on How Information Might Escape Black Holes

The physicist proposes information isn’t stored on the interior of the black hole, but that it escapes in radiation<p>STOCKHOLM—Physicist Stephen Hawking offered up a new theory about how information might escape the powerful clutches of a black hole, an idea he hopes will help resolve one of the most …

Physics

Quebec’s Grande Dame: Château Frontenac

Few hotels define an urban skyline like the <b>Fairmont Le Château Frontenac</b>. This grande dame, which lords over <b>Quebec City</b> from a cliff overlooking the St. Lawrence River, is one of the most photographed hotels in the world, and it’s easy to see why. It’s hard to take a picture of the city without the …

Facelifts

The Best of Quebec City

After spending a week on assignment in <b>Quebec City</b>, I thought I’d make a list of some of my favorite finds. (Let me know if you have others to add by leaving a comment below, because this is one city I’ll definitely be returning to soon.)<p>And, while I was able to spend a full seven days in Quebec’s …

France

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Renovated Loft In San Francisco Featuring A Masculine Vibe And A Functional Interior

Located in San Francisco, California, this loft was recently renovated and it got a whole new look. It was a project by LINEOFFICE Architecture. The …

DTI Logo

Polish interior designer Lucyna Kołodziejska is back with yet another great project (see previous ones here). Her designs are typically …

Plush Bed

It’s not my job to save you money (or is it?), but if you’re looking for a decently priced (and minimal/modern) bed, you might just want to take a …

Made in China

11+ Felt Case for iPad Mini

We’ve posted the 11+ Felt Case for iPad and Macbook Air, but this one is specifically for the iPad Mini, so you Mini Minimalists can now high five …

iPad Mini

Friday Links

Yes, that is a child’s room above. Revisit the home of Karen & Christian Boros over at Freunde von Freunden.<p>It was inevitable: “Ice Ice Baby” Sung By …

Babies

Bivi Bike Hook

Does your bike still not have a proper storage place at home or at work? You’re probably getting tired of stumbling into it every time you come in …

Loneliness

Reclaimed Teak

It is what it is- a reclaimed teak rocker. Yet, without an image next to that title you might think of a more antiquated version that would not work …

El Gringo – Wall Mounted Surfboard Rack

Make Co., of the Make Bike Rack fame (which we’ve posted before), now brings us this Wall Mounted Surfboard Rack called El Gringo.<p>Correct me if I’m …

Surfing

Cupboard

Storage pieces don’t come cheap, so after you digest the price tag of this Cupboard, take a look at its sliding doors and think of the different ways …

The Doors

Savannah Project

I spy with my little eye two shipping containers. Can you see them? There are two, each one offset with the other with a raised ceiling area in …

PlayStation Portable

Majestic Views and Cozy Interiors For This Astonishing Aspen Residence

The spectacular <b>ski slopes of Aspen</b>, Colorado are renowned across the planet as the playing ground for the rich and the famous each winter. Located at …