Shane Quinn

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The Secret Life of Trees: The Astonishing Science of What Trees Feel and How They Communicate

“A tree can be only as strong as the forest that surrounds it.”<p>Trees dominate the world’s the oldest living organisms. Since the dawn of our species, they have been our silent companions, permeating our most enduring tales and never ceasing to inspire fantastical cosmogonies. Hermann Hesse called …

Overtraining | Over Training | Exercise & Health

<b>LISTEN TO THE WARNING SIGNS OF OVERTRAINING!</b><p>Understand the early warning signs of overtraining/overreaching (too much anaerobic exercise, too much …

Humans Have Caused Earth To Enter A New Geological Epoch

Another layer has been added to the debate over whether or not we have ushered in a new geological age, one defined by the activities of mankind and …

Innovation requires people are engaged with the change process

The idea of flow in business is not new. The Old Work sees flow as the absence of waste but the New Work - in the age of Social - sees flow as the …

Stylish Side Table Unfolds into Rowing Machine in Seconds

Do you have a hard time making it to the gym, but don't have enough space in your home for bulky workout equipment either? The new <i>Ram & Row</i> plays the part of both exercise apparatus and stylish piece of furniture. When you want to use it, this wooden rowing machine easily unfolds in seconds. After …

This CEO Quit His Job To Create A New Kind Of Bicycle And People Are Loving It

Which is why so many people were shocked earlier this year when Weiner quit the gig at age 34. But this is what happens when you have a childhood dream that just won't die.<p>Now the newly minted entrepreneur is the owner and CEO of Priority Bicycles, a startup that he founded with recreational riders …

How Regular Exercise Helps You Balance Work and Family

Matthew Beason is a well-respected executive at a non-profit with a multi-billion dollar endowment. On top of continual domestic travel, countless dinners with donors, and constant planning meetings, Matthew is also a married father of four children. While his work schedule sometimes leaves him …

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That '70s Show: new Bonneville, vintage style

Most builders rhapsodize about their bikes, scattering superlatives like autumn leaves on a country road. Kev Taggart describes his Triumph Bonneville T100 as “Small, squat, and tough as old boots.”<p>Kev can afford to be blunt. He’s one half of the English workshop Spirit of The Seventies, and a man …

Dalai Lama: 18 Rules of Life 1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2. When you lose, don't lose the lesson. 3. Follow the 3 R's Respect for self Respect for others Responsibility for all your actions 4. Remember not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. 5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly. 6. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship. 7. When you realise you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it. 8. Spend some time alone every day. 9. Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values. 10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer. 11. Live a good, honourable life. Then when you get older and think back, you'll be able to enjoy it a second time. 12. A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life. 13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation, don't being up the past. 14. Share your knowledge. It's a way to achieve immortality. 15. Be gentle with the earth. 16. Once a year. go somewhere you have never been before. 17. Remember that the best relationship is the one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other. 18. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.

Titchmarsh Cycles 29er

2014 has been an exciting year for Yorkshire, what with staging one of the grandest <i>Grand Départs</i> the Tour de France has ever seen. More importantly, the Northern county has again become a hotspot of English engineering, with numerous new custom frame builders breathing life into what was a great …

Festka XCr Modern Batak

Some of the world’s most visually arresting bikes are coming out of one country these days, and it’s not the USA or the UK. Each new release from the Czech house of Festka is more spectacular than the last — from their pink-chromed track bike at the 2013 NAHBS to the recent Dazzle road …

Oto Cycles

Oto Cycles from Barcelona, design classic vintage style bikes powered by an electric motor. Several styles are available, all with bold, retro, …

7 Essential Books on Optimism

Every once in a while, we all get burned out. Sometimes, charred. And while a healthy dose of cynicism and skepticism may help us get by, it’s in those times that we need nothing more than to embrace life’s promise of positivity with open arms. Here are seven wonderful books that help do just that …

What Is Love? Famous Definitions from 400 Years of Literary History

After those collections of notable definitions of art, science, and philosophy, here comes a selection of poetic definitions of a peculiar phenomenon that is at once more amorphous than art, more single-minded than science, and more philosophical than philosophy itself. Gathered here are some of …

An Illustrated Vintage Bicycle Safety Manual circa 1969

On the heels of yesterday’s vintage infographics comes this charmingly old-timey bicycle safety manual circa 1969, which admonishes cyclists against common perils, street hazards, and show-off behaviors. Though significantly more evolved — not to mention better-illustrated — than that Victorian …