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GARBAGE IN PARADISE

GARBAGE IN PARADISE The Discovery Channel show Naked and Afraid sends contestants to remote locations around the world where they must survive for 21 days. They are, as the title promises, naked, and depending on the conditions can be very afraid. Alison Teal was afraid when she was a contestant, but not for the reason you might [...]

GARBAGE IN PARADISE2018-08-30T20:49:12+00:00

SLOW FOOD AND URBAN FARMING

SLOW FOOD AND URBAN FARMING Slow food – maybe you’ve heard the term, but aren’t quite sure what it refers to. Is it a protest against fast food chains? Is it a movement to chew each bite a certain number of times? Is it a complaint that cooking takes too much time? Well, none of [...]

SLOW FOOD AND URBAN FARMING2018-08-30T20:48:30+00:00

THE NEXT LIST INTRODUCES THE WORLD TO TODAY’S LEADING INNOVATORS

THE NEXT LIST INTRODUCES THE WORLD TO TODAY'S LEADING INNOVATORS Hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, The Next List is a 30-minute program that airs Saturday afternoons on CNN. On each episode, Gupta profiles innovators and visionaries who are working to transform the world as they pave the path to the future with their revolutionary ideas. [...]

THE NEXT LIST INTRODUCES THE WORLD TO TODAY’S LEADING INNOVATORS2018-08-30T20:47:19+00:00

HEALTHY BEHAVIORS PROVEN TO HELP PREVENT MEMORY LOSS

HEALTHY BEHAVIORS PROVEN TO HELP PREVENT MEMORY LOSS For years, doctors have urged people to embrace healthy behaviors as a way to fight Alzheimer's. A recent study suggests that healthy living helps prevent not only Alzheimer's, but memory problems in general. The study, a collaboration between the UCLA Longevity Center and the Gallup Poll, found [...]

HEALTHY BEHAVIORS PROVEN TO HELP PREVENT MEMORY LOSS2018-08-30T20:46:33+00:00

THE RISE OF SLACKTIVISM, AND HOW TO FIGHT IT

THE RISE OF SLACKTIVISM, AND HOW TO FIGHT IT Slacktivism, a portmanteu of slacking and activism, is all the rage right now. Instead of actually going to a protest, you can tweet in support of it. Why give money to a charity when you’ve already liked their Facebook page? And you’ve signed so many Change.org [...]

THE RISE OF SLACKTIVISM, AND HOW TO FIGHT IT2018-08-30T20:44:27+00:00

RAILS-TO-TRAILS THREATENED – WHY IT’S A PROBLEM

RAILS-TO-TRAILS THREATENED – WHY IT’S A PROBLEM On Monday March 10, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Wyoming landowner who objected to a government plan to extend a pathway across his land. That proposed pathway was part of the nation’s Rails-To-Trails program, which works to transform abandoned railways to mixed-use trails around the nation. A [...]

RAILS-TO-TRAILS THREATENED – WHY IT’S A PROBLEM2018-08-30T20:43:41+00:00

BORN RUNNERS

BORN RUNNERS As the weather changes and the stifling heat of summer gives way to the cooler temperatures of fall, more and more people are stepping out of the gym to get their exercise. There's something incredibly peaceful about running on a brisk morning as the leaves change color. Whether training for a marathon or [...]

BORN RUNNERS2018-08-30T20:42:43+00:00

GLOBAL OPTIMISM

GLOBAL OPTIMISM If you're a half-glass full kind of person, here's some news to brighten your day! A recent study published in the Journal of Personality shows that optimism's benefits can be found in both low and high-income countries, and that most people around the world are optimistic about the future. Author Shane Lopez and his colleagues [...]

GLOBAL OPTIMISM2018-08-30T20:41:53+00:00

COWORKING: OFFICE 2.0

COWORKING: OFFICE 2.0 Bernie DeKoven coined the term coworking in 1999. He used it to describe individuals working independently or collaboratively in shared office space. Geared toward freelancers and startups, coworking has become a new trend in American business. Instead of working out of a living room or local coffee shop, workers who don’t have [...]

COWORKING: OFFICE 2.02018-08-30T20:41:03+00:00

PARK SLOPE HOME FEATURED IN UTAH STYLE & DESIGN

PARK SLOPE HOME FEATURED IN UTAH STYLE & DESIGN Scrolling through the Projects page of ALE Opportunity Fund lets you get a glimpse into Amy Holmwood’s sense of style and design – the mix of classics, antiques, and modern pieces creates uniquely beautiful living spaces that seamlessly pair comfort, luxury, and everyday living. So we [...]

PARK SLOPE HOME FEATURED IN UTAH STYLE & DESIGN2018-08-30T20:40:14+00:00