Nicholas Reed

45 Flips | 3 Magazines | 61 Likes | 12 Following | 4 Followers | @reed_ni46 | Keep up with Nicholas Reed 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 “Nicholas Reed”

7 things we’ve learned about Earth since the last Earth Day

Our understanding of Earth — and how we’re changing it — just keeps expanding.<p>Earth Day turned 48 on Sunday, April 22, and Google celebrated it with a Google Doodle of conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall, who nudged us in a video to “do our part for this beautiful planet.”<p>When Sen. Gaylord Nelson …

Hurricane Maria

11 Types Of Yoga: A Breakdown Of The Major Styles

There are so many different types of yoga out there, whether you want a more physically demanding class or an easy, relaxing, meditative class. With …

Yoga

How to Watch the 2017 Orionid Meteor Shower

If you're outside late in the coming days, look up to catch a sky show created by Halley's comet.<p>Night owls, rejoice: From midnight to dawn in the coming days, stargazers with clear skies will be able to see the peak of the 2017 Orionid meteor shower. And thanks to a mostly moonless sky, the …

Astronomy

What Facebook Did to American Democracy

And why it was so hard to see it coming<p>In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after.<p>Things we thought we understood—narratives, data, software, news events—have had to be reinterpreted in light of Donald Trump’s …

Journalism

A No-Cook Meal-Prep Plan With Just 8 Ingredients for 5 Easy Lunches

Roasting a ton of veggies, simmering a large batch of chili, baking up an eight-serving lasagna—these are all great ways to meal-prep for the week …

16 Simple Ways to Make Running Feel Easier

Let’s be honest, running isn’t known for being easy. Even professional athletes who run for a living admit that yeah, sometimes it can be really …

Want to Improve Brain Functioning? Neuroscience Says to Start Reading This Immediately (It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

I can't tell you the number of times I've visited a coworking space or other such entrepreneur hangout and seen cult favorites like <i>Lean Startup</i>, <i>ReWork</i>, and <i>Lean In</i> fill the shelves.<p>There's nothing wrong with that, of course. Nonfiction has its place, and plenty of people have felt more educated and …

The Brain

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Motivation

10 Spine-Friendly Yoga Poses for the Office Drone Who Wants Better Posture

All in favor of fixing that computer hunch.<p>Thing you already know but conveniently forget: Your desk job is silently killing you. Sure, there's the increased risk of cancer, obesity, and heart disease, but there's also the heightened likelihood that your computer situation is turning you into the …

Yoga

To Tackle Big Urban Issues, This Architect Became A Data Designer

Herwig Scherabon wanted to communicate the inequality of cities rather than contribute to it.<p>Herwig Scherabon remembers the exact moment that he no longer wanted to be a practicing architect. He was working on a project based in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, with a team of fellow Viennese architects, …

Morning Yoga Poses That Will Wake You Up

If you want to establish a consistent yoga practice, one of the first steps is to find the time of day that works best for you and make sure to be on …

Best Ways to Exercise at Home

Whether you're allergic to the gym, want to save money or crave convenience, exercising at home is an easy choice to make. What's more difficult is …

Meridian Arranges $37M Mesa West Loan for Union Square Area Resi Buy

reprints<p>New York-based investment firm <b>Springhouse Partners</b> has landed a $37 million mortgage from <b>Mesa West Capital</b> to fund the acquisition of a …

Unrealized City Plans: 9 What-Ifs That Would Have Changed U.S. Cities

Counterfactual city planning, missed opportunities, and a floating stadium<p>The history of any city, a conglomeration of decades of developments and design trends, contains numerous false starts. Buildings that weren’t finished, plans that never materialized, neighborhood shifts that never came to …

100 books to change your life

We all have memories of books that have ignited our imaginations but is there one special book that has changed your life?<p>That's the premise behind a fascinating new collection of essays featuring contributions from writers, politicians and actors, who discuss the book that holds a special place in …

1 million people are now connecting to Facebook without leaving a digital trail

In a Facebook note, software engineer Alec Muffett said the number of Facebook over Tor users over an average 30-day period has about doubled in less than a year, now hitting 1 million.<p>"This growth is a reflection of the choices that people make to use Facebook over Tor, and the value that it …

A Donald Trump presidency could lead to food shortages in the US

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has plenty of proposals for how he would “make America great again,” but perhaps most controversial is his plan to to round up and deport the country’s estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants—one that has met both resounding support and …

How to Create Your Own Full-Body Workout Plan

Walk into the gym, head to the dumbbells or gym machines, do the same few moves you've been doing for a while, and then call it a day. Sound …

Workouts

'Secret conversations' and in-store purchasing reportedly coming to Facebook Messenger

Facebook could be gearing up to roll out new Messenger features, like in-store payment for goods and services and new chat options.<p>According to The Information, comments in the code of the iPhone version of Messenger suggest that Facebook’s about to make a whole lot more effort at becoming a retail …

The best board games of 2015, Board Game Geek's Golden Geek awards

The internet's definitive hobby gaming community weighs in on the best of the best<p>The members of BoardGameGeek.com, the go-to source for board games community and information online, have announced the winners of the 2015 Golden Geek Awards. The big winner this year is <i>Pandemic Legacy</i>, which won …

Board Games

Staring into space as they watch TV or water the garden, the real-life subjects of photographer Alec Dawson hint at vast reserves of boredom and regret

Photography

Street Photography Composition 101

Leading lines: Tokyo, 2011Dear streettogs,I just finished teaching my “Introduction to Street Photography Composition” workshop here in NYC, and I …

A fossilised dinosaur foot found by a student on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex, experts say<p>A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex.<p>Palaeontology student Sam Davies made the …

Dinosaurs

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Citizen Kane has long been acclaimed as a work of genius and endlessly dissected by critics. But a mystery still lies at the heart of this masterpiece. On the eve of Orson Welles’s centenary, Peter Bradshaw comes up with his own theory about the film’s clinching moment<p>S<i>pitting Image</i> once made a …

20th Century

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Jamstik+ is a backpack-friendly 'smart guitar'

The first time I encountered Jamstik, a guitar controller for Mac and iOS, was at CES 2013. Zivix -- the team behind the product -- came to our trailer and gave us a demo. That was a prototype, which eventually got crowdfunded and did pretty well as history tells it. Now there's Jamstik+ with a few …

Guitar