Matt Pitot

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This May Be The Biggest Economic And Social Shift Of The Last 100 Years. Are You Ready?

The changes coming in driverless vehicles are just the tip of the iceberg. What's yet to come is nothing short of unimaginable.<p>The constant chatter about driverless, autonomous, and electric vehicles is nearly deafening. Yet, in all of that noise what's most often missed is that the implications …

Roads

These Headphones Sound Like a Full Home Theater System — But Cost a Fraction of the Price

These buds are an audio escape from reality.<p>If you're a stickler for sound quality, you may have spent thousands on perfecting your home theater …

How to organize messy cords at home

Test your music system with these great rock tracks

These LED bulbs offer 100 watts worth of light: Which is best?

Most folks think of 60-watt light bulbs as the basic standard for common household lighting. If you want something brighter, you upgrade to, say, a 100-watt bulb. The thing is, most 100-watt incandescents have long been phased out due to rising efficiency standards.<p>That's why you'll find plenty of …

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient | Inc.com

Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" According to researchers, one attribute that certainly helps: …

Self-improvement

Which Sonos Speaker Should You Buy?

Here at WIRED, we like Sonos speakers. Throughout the last five years, we’ve reviewed everything from its small Play:1 speaker to its soundbars and …

Audiophile

Growmore is a modular building kit for urban gardeners

Planting boxes can be bolted together to create mini gardens and farms, with this simple construction system devised by Danish architects Sine …

The 60 greatest kids' toys ever invented

Playing around is very serious business. Or at least, it is at the National Toy Hall of Fame, a real institution that honors the finest childhood playthings.<p>Since 1999, the Toy Hall of Fame has inducted toys that have met their strict criteria for admission. The toys need to have achieved icon …

Kids

AKG K701 Headphones A New Reference Review By Phil Gold

AKG K701 Headphones <br>A new reference! <b><br>Review By Phil Gold <br>Click here to e-mail reviewer.</b><p>I'm a sucker for a good pair of headphones. I've raved in these …

Audiophile

I'm a financial planner, and here's my favorite new spreadsheet to help you pay off debt

If you have student loans, credit cards, a mortgage, or any other debt that you're working to pay off, this tool will help you do it as quickly and effectively as possible.<p>Specifically, it will help you:<p>Below I'm going to walk through the most helpful features of this tool so you can see how it …

Large Outdoor Double Chair Bench Plans

This step by step woodworking project is about large outdoor double chair bench plans. This wood project is ideal for your backyard, if you want to …

How cities can work with Uber and Lyft to create bigger, better transportation networks

A new report looks at how cities can partner with a new generation of tech companies to ensure a smooth ride going forward<p>Will your next public transit trip be in the back of an Uber? That might have seemed ridiculous in years past, when the company was less established, and more likely to be …

Smart Cities

Pallet Patio Furniture You Could Easily Build Yourself This Summer

There’s something really casual and attractive about pallet furniture. It’s perfect for a variety of styles and interiors and it’s just as functional …

Ron Paul thinks a 1982 study on gold is 'remarkably timely'

Today, <i>The Case for Gold</i> remains a timeless piece of scholarship, offering successive generations both a prescient warning and a path to sound currency and a stable U.S. dollar.<p>When fellow Gold Commission member Lewis Lehrman and I submitted this minority report, it had been 10 years since Richard …

The Relationship Between Subways and Urban Growth

Key takeaways from a new study on the effects of subway location and expansion around the world.<p>In the major cities of the world, subway systems are typically seen as a means to foster density, reduce reliance on cars, mitigate sprawl, and provide residents with access to affordable transportation. …

End of the road: Uber and millennials help US cities cut car addiction

If all goes according to plan, next year construction will begin on a 30-storey residential tower in Austin, Texas. Nothing new in the daily life of a booming city, except for one thing: the apartment tower will offer no parking spaces to residents.<p>Whether you gauge it by the growth of car-free …

UC Berkeley

10 Ways to Style Your Very Own Vegetable Garden

I’m convinced that growing things is good for the soul. So when you’re considering what you plant and pour your love and effort into, you have to …

Here's a tasty collection of the absolute best-sounding yet affordable audio products

Somebody on Twitter pointed out that Pioneer was blowing out my favorite affordable tower speaker of all time -- the Andrew Jones designed Pioneer SP-FS52-LR towers -- which are now selling for just $180 a pair. That started me thinking, if I was going to share the news of the deal why not also …

Audiophile

Articles about why-we-love-modern-sectional-sofas on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in …

Articles about you could live lloyd wright home few million on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Cooke House broke ground two weeks before the legendary architect’s death. Nearly 60 years later, it’s up for sale.<p>Our July/August 2015 issue is all about home automation.<p>Two families in Padua, Italy, combine forces—and resources—to build a pair of matching houses.<p>The ads in the real estate …

The 50 Children's Books That Should Be in Every Family Library

The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).<p>The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).

Read These Books Instead of Getting an MBA

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.</i><p>I don’t blame people for wanting to get an MBA. It’s not their fault they’ve been duped into believing …

19 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Journalist Napoleon Hill set out to uncover the key to wealth around 80 years ago. He studied more than 500 self-made millionaires over a span of 20 years, and his research culminated in what would become a timeless personal-finance classic: "Think and Grow Rich."<p>In addition to boiling down the …

How to use VLC to watch any video on Apple TV

So you’ve got a fourth-generation Apple TV (the one with Siri Remote and all the apps) and you’ve just downloaded VLC, the “play everything” video app that was just ported to tvOS.<p>The last few versions of Apple TV haven’t included any storage for video files, and the same is true of the latest …

This Pediatrician Can Stop Any Baby From Crying In 5 Seconds. Here's How

All you have to do wiggle its little tush. Seriously. No magic wand involved.<p>California pediatrician Dr. Robert C. Hamilton has devised a technique …

How to permanently delete your Facebook account

So you’ve grown sick and tired of Facebook and will be no longer using the service in the foreseeable future, eh? You’d be making a mistake assuming …

Articles about 6 bunk beds we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of prefabricated, modular homes in Colorado.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are …