Kerry Logan

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The future of transportation — as seen by a sci-fi author

<i>William Hertling is one of my favorite science fiction writers. If you are in the tech industry and haven’t read his books Avogadro Corp, A.I. Apocalypse, and The Last Firewall, I encourage you to go get them now on your Kindle and get after it. You’ll thank me later. In the mean time, following</i> …

6 Websites That Will Instantly Cheer You Up

Had a rough day? Today, we present you with six websites that will instantly cheer you up! While there are millions upon millions of websites on the Internet, it's hard to find ones that will lift your mood. Sure, there will always be the big behemoths of the web, like Facebook and Reddit, where …

Drunk Without Drinking? Doc Says It's Possible.

Thanks to e-cigarettes, you can enjoy smoking without the smoke. And now it might be possible to get drunk without drinking.<p>Dr. David Nutt, a …

Alcohol

Here’s Why One Snapchat Investor Thinks the App Is Worth Billions

You may have heard by now — Snapchat is worth a <i>lot</i> of money to a lot of important people.<p>If the app doesn’t end up selling to Facebook for billions …

Feijoada Is Basically The Best Food On The Planet

"This is a dish of bold temptation and prompt surrender for carnivores" as told by chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz! Leticia hails from Rio de Janeiro with an expertise in traditional Brazilian cuisine. Vegetarians beware.<p><b>Serves 8–10</b><p>8 ounces carne seca (dried meat)<p>1 pound pork shoulder, cut into …

How to Make Energy Bars

1 ½ lbs chopped dates<p>3 tbsp maple syrup<br>1 tsp vanilla<br>2 tsp fresh orange zest or Grand Marnier, or<br>¼ tsp orange extract<br>½ tsp sea salt<br>¼ tsp allspice<br>› tsp cardamom<br>½ c dried currants or other dried fruit<br>½ c chopped walnuts, pecans, or almonds<br>½ c of your favorite<br>granola or toasted oats<p><b>1.</b> Chop the dates …

The Best New Restaurants in America, 2013

<i>Published in the November 2013 issue</i><p><b>There is just too much.</b> There are just too many exciting phenomena happening in the world of American dining right now. Fabulous Peruvian food, a German wurst palace, lots of shrimp and grits, the continued onslaught of Italian. Cronuts. To try to ascribe a …

Friday Cocktails: The Alpine Rabbit

Talking to friends about my fondness for vegetable cocktails earlier this year, one of them mentioned a carrot juice drink that has stayed on my mind …

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

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Flashback Monday: U2 Performs On A Roof In Downtown L.A.

As Paul McCartney prepares to shut down Hollywood Boulevard tonight, we remember that beautiful day in 1987 when U2 did a live show on a rooftop of a …

Watch Finishing

One of the biggest questions newcomers to fine watchmaking have — once they get past basics, like the difference between quartz and mechanical, hand-winding and automatic, and so on — is, "Is it worth it?" While that's ultimately a personal matter between a man and his wallet, it is true that there …

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Say hi to Lucy.<p>Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She's also part of a yuppie culture that makes up a large portion of Gen Y.<p>I have a term for yuppies in the Gen Y age group -- I call them Gen Y Protagonists & Special Yuppies, or GYPSYs. A …

What Created This Mysterious “Picket Fence” in the Amazon?

<b>It’s probably the only picket fence in the Amazon, but scientists have no idea what made it or what its purpose might be.</b><p>Georgia Tech doctoral student Troy Alexander stumbled upon these two-centimeter-long white structures growing on trees in Peru on June 7. (Also see “What’s This Mysterious Circle …

Marriage Problems That Lead To Divorce After Decades

<i>By Laura Seldon for GalTime.com</i><p>When Ann Morgan James’ husband asked her for a divorce just two months shy of their 18th wedding anniversary, she was blindsided. The California author says she was fully aware the couple was having trouble, but believed they could make the relationship work. Her …

Where Have America's Wages Gone?

A new briefing paper from the Economic Policy Institute provides an overview of the income stagnation currently plaguing the vast majority of Americans. "A Decade of Flat Wages," by Lawrence Mishel and Heidi Shierholz, offers valuable background on one of the under-reported stories of our time: the …

How Moms Can Help Their Teenage Daughters Build Self-Confidence

"Becoming yourself is really hard and confusing and it's a process to get there."-- Emma Watson during her speech at the MTV Movie Awards, 14 April 2013<p>When I think of my teenage years, I mostly remember how incredibly insecure I was. I was insecure about my looks, about what people thought of me …

Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

Weekend reading: Food revolution, California style

The California food movement took off after the 1980s. If you want to know how this particular social movement developed, here are two books …

What Wine Guys Can Teach You About Being Great

<b>I can't remember</b> ever writing a film review... and I'm not going to start now.<p>But I am going to encourage you — no, implore you — to see a film that opens on Friday night.<p>You should see <i>Somm</i> if you love wine.<p>You should take people with you if <i>they</i> love wine.<p>What's more, if you love wine, you should …

Stellar Sales Pitches Start With This

Why should anyone buy anything from you? A good answer to that question is crucial to your success.<p><i>Editor's note: This article first appeared on Mark Suster's blog Both Sides of the Table.</i><p>In my first enterprise software company we developed a methodology for sales that we called PUCCKA, which I …

Product Management