mocb77

34 Flips | 10 Magazines | 3 Likes | 10 Following | @mocb77 | Keep up with mocb77 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 “mocb77”

My wife and I retired in our 30s and now travel full-time in an Airstream trailer — here's what we spend in a week

There once was a guy from the Southeast who thought life could be broken down into a few simple constructs: get a job, buy stuff, retire, and die.<p>Yep, that guy was me.<p>Early retirement? Not in the cards. 401(k) retirement plan? Sure, but only the minimum. Retirement was the furthest thing from my …

RVs

This Family of 6 Lives in a 31-Foot Vintage Airstream — Just Wait Till You See the Inside!

For the Longnecker family, home isn't a run-of-the-mill house with a picket-fence-enclosed backyard — it's a 220-square-foot vintage Airstream trailer with a backyard that changes as they travel the country. The tight-knit clan of six — Jonathan, Ashley, and their four kids, Adali, 12; Jett, 11; …

RVs

Alle im Lotto gewonnen - oder was?!

Ist dir eigentlich klar, wie schwer es ist, im Lotto zu gewinnen? Und dass dein Einsatz den Gewinn bei weitem übersteigen wird, wenn du nicht gerade …

Deutschland

Weltreise Wohnmobil: Alle Einnahmen und Ausgaben zur Ermittlung des Budgets!

Wer den Traum hat eine Weltreise mit dem Wohnmobil zu unternehmen und diesen gerne in die Tat umsetzen möchte, kommt meist schneller als ihm lieb ist …

Expedition Portal Classifieds: GXV Safari Extreme

<b></b><b>Features</b><p>Body: GXV Structural Composite 2.36-inch panels of FRP-clad polyurethane foam insulation (R20)<br>• Wall panels: 2.36-inch (60-mm) thickness<br>• Floor …

Vancouver Island Rundreise mit Wohnmobil und Kleinkind – Teil 2

Unsere Reise geht weiter auf die Vancouver Island, nach Ucluelet und Tofino, nach Victoria und auf die Saltspring Island. Was wir alles erlebt haben, …

20 Wohnwagen und Wohnmobil Lifehacks

Wohnwagen und Wohnmobil Lifehacks - die 20 besten Lifehacks für Camper in Womo oder Wowa. Lifehacks von der Fahrt, über den Camping Alltag bis zum …

Camping in Namibia • Tipps zur Planung eines Roadtrips

Namibia Roadtrip – Erfahrungen und Planungshilfe für Camping in Namibia<p>Namibia ist ein außergewöhnliches Land für einen Campingurlaub. Trotzdem ist …

Südliches Afrika

Seveneves

• <b>Author:</b> Neal Stephenson<p>From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon comes an exciting and thought-provoking science fiction epic—a grand story of annihilation and survival spanning five thousand years.<p>What would happen if the world were ending?<p>A catastrophic …

VersaTOL Validates Patent-Pending Drone Inspection Method - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Industrial chimneys are regularly inspected to ensure their structural integrity. Often this requires a person to physically traverse the interior …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

What drones did next: how flying robots will revolutionise work

Amazon’s drones might be grabbing the headlines, but right now aerial delivery of orders to your back garden is something of a flight of fancy - at least until legal restrictions are removed.<p>In the future carrying small cargo loads may well be big business for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). But …

Unmanned Aircraft

Kansas State Polytechnic, Westar Energy advance electric utility inspection and maintenance with drones - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Yvonne Etzel and Kurt Carraway<p>Kansas State University’s Polytechnic Campus and Kansas-based power company Westar Energy are propelling the electric …

Parrot drones track health of drought-ravaged sequoia trees

For almost a decade, scientist Todd Dawson has studied the giant sequoia trees of California's Whitaker Forest, scaling these towering behemoths as …

How drones will reshape the enterprise

Alexander Niehenke Contributor<p>Alexander Niehenke is a principal at Scale Venture Partners.<p>Most people associate drones with troops and mad scientists tinkering around in their backyards.<p>Thanks to technological breakthroughs — including longer and safer flights — and new federal guidelines enacted …

Transforming Drones from a Tool to a Competitive Advantage - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

When I was 17, my dad gave me a 1932 pinball machine. For the longest time, I didn’t know anything about its background, but recently, I became …

Old Man's War

• <b>Author:</b> John Scalzi<p>John Perry did two things on his 75th birthday. First he visited his wife's grave. Then he joined the army.<p>The good news is that humanity finally made it into interstellar space. The bad news is that planets fit to live on are scarce-and aliens willing to fight for them are …

Outside Van Valhalla 4×4 Camper

Travel off the grid and into the wilderness in style with a reliable custom-made all-in-one camper van from Outside Van. Each van is based off the …

Choosing a Compact RV or Camper for Retirement Travel

An article I posted a while back about our solution for cheap retirement travel — a small RV — continues to receive a lot of traffic….<p>Nearly 10% of …

How to Create A Travel Journal (Worth Reading Again)

I have to admit something: I am an adamant journaler. Since 2nd grade, I have meticulously constructed words, labored over my ideas, and happily written down the random thoughts that came to mind in my weathered notebooks. Not only is it therapeutic for me, but it's also a great way to look back …

Winnebago's Concept Adventure Vehicle is ready to rough it

In developing the Concept Adventure Vehicle (CAV), Winnebago started with the capable, 144-in (3,658-mm) wheelbase Mercedes Sprinter 4x4, an obvious …

Farewell to the campervan who helped me be a dad

Newly divorced and wanting to provide his kids with a reason to spend time with him, Gavan Naden bought a campervan. After a decade of surfing, biking and frying sausages, the kids have left home, and the van must go too<p>How is it that a ton of old metal can make a grown man cry?<p>This heavyweight …

Campervans

RV Entrepreneurs

<i>“When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say ‘wow, that was an adventure,’ not ‘wow, I sure felt safe.’Tom Preston-Werner, Github</i> …

What Technology Wants

• <b>Author:</b> Kevin Kelly<p><b>From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Inevitable— a sweeping vision oftechnology as a living force that can expand our individual potential</b><p>This provocative book introduces a brand-new view of technology. It suggests that technology as a whole is not a jumble of …

On Writing

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen King<p>Immensely helpful and illuminating to any aspiring writer, this special edition of Stephen King’s critically lauded, million-copy bestseller shares the experiences, habits, and convictions that have shaped him and his work.<p>“Long live the King” hailed <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> upon …

The Checklist Manifesto

• <b>Author:</b> Atul Gawande<p><b>The New York Times bestselling author of Better and Complications reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist</b><p>We live in a world of great and increasing complexity, where even the most expert professionals struggle to master the tasks they face. Longer training, ever …

Medici Effect

• <b>Author:</b> Frans Johansson<p>Why do so many world-changing insights come from people with little or no related experience? Charles Darwin was a geologist when he proposed the theory of evolution. And it was an astronomer who finally explained what happened to the dinosaurs.<p>Frans Johansson’s The Medici …

Makers

• <b>Author:</b> Chris Anderson<p><b>3D Robotics co-founder and bestselling author Chris Anderson takes you to the front lines of a new industrial revolution as today’s entrepreneurs, using open source design and 3-D printing, bring manufacturing to the desktop.</b><p>In an age of custom-fabricated, do-it-yourself …

Physics of the Future

• <b>Author:</b> Michio Kaku<p><b>Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100.</b><p>In <i>Physics of the Future</i>, Michio Kaku—the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Physics of the Impossible</i>—gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over three hundred of the …

Survival of the Sickest

• <b>Author:</b> Dr. Sharon Moalem & Jonathan Prince<p>Read it.<p>You're already living it.<p>Was diabetes evolution's response to the last Ice Age? Did a deadly genetic disease help our ancestors survive the bubonic plagues of Europe? Will a visit to the tanning salon help lower your cholesterol? Why do we age? Why …

Why Don't Students Like School?

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel T. Willingham<p><b>Easy-to-apply, scientifically-based approaches for engaging students in the classroom</b><br>Cognitive scientist Dan Willingham focuses his acclaimed research on the biological and cognitive basis of learning. His book will help teachers improve their practice by explaining how …