Posts Categorized: Lifestyle

Get Rich Slowly (but incrementally! and steadily)

While on my various globe-trots, trying to be cool and #livethedream, I am constantly meeting people making like, really serious money for nothing. The secret? They own property, but they don’t LIVE in said property (or maybe they do live there, but are gone for weeks or months at a time). A novel idea, to… Read more »

Think tank study gets to bottom of Math & Science Majors dropout rates

As the Wall Street Journal reports*, The National Bureau of Economic Research has put its top men on the case to discover why Math and Science departments at universities around the country are suffering from higher dropout rates than their liberal art counter parts. Doctors Ralph and Todd R. Stinebrickner have read the tea leaves and the… Read more »

Smartwatch pioneers Pebble surpass the 2000% funding mark

Pebble Time Watch

Pebble Time, a new smartwatch from the makers of the original Pebble, has been launched again on Kickstarter, a crowdfunding platform.  Given the success of the original product on Kickstarter, CEO Eric Migicovsky decided to go back to the company’s roots. So far, Pebble has raised over $10.3 million from more than 47,000 backers and… Read more »

Watch Jesse Tyler Ferguson Fail at Bow Ties

jesse tyler ferguson bow tie video

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Knows Style How does Modern Family’s style Jesse achieve his look? According to the man himself, it’s a combination of exercise, leafy green vegetables and tying the occasional bow tie. According to legendary nerd Wil Wheaton, “The very best How To Tie A Bow Tie video I’ve seen on the Internet, and I’ve… Read more »

Fitbit Force Activity Tracker

fitbit force activity tracker

The Fitbit Force is currently the hottest activity tracker on the market right now. One of the most popular gifts this Christmas, Fitbit Force virtually flew off store shelves around the country. We eventually had our chance to see what makes this tracker tick, just in time to shed a few of those holiday pounds…. Read more »

Jay Z: The Newest Name in Sports Agency

From his obvious iconic clout as one of the greatest rappers ever, Jay Z has always dipped his mogul hands into various outlets from high end alcohol, clothing lines, (Beyonce) and most recently professional sports. The billionaire playboy doesn’t stop hustling for the next best investment which, until late, came in the form of part… Read more »

Drake: Nothing Was the Same

It didn’t take long to go from “Wheel Chair Jimmy” to walking the red carpet and wheeling around in nothing less than million dollar rides. From the jump Drake made a name from himself on features and wowed everyone with his first two albums. Now onto his third studio released album, Drake takes a step… Read more »

Top 5: Worst Super Hero Powers

Superman, Wolverine, the Hulk and even Spiderman under all scrutiny and spandex have the ability to possess and use “super powers”. However, there is an even more select list of Super Heroes that leave most of us just “super” confused. From fiery farts to semi-invisibility this list is a compilation of the Super Hero black… Read more »

Weighing in on Miley Cyrus at the VMAs

Weighing in on Miley Cyrus at the VMAs

 Weighing in on Miley Cyrus at the VMAs Just in case you missed it (which, hats off to you — the world needs more people tuning this shit out), Miley Cyrus had a pretty … interesting performance at the VMAs this year. It’s the one day out of the year MTV pretends to actually kind… Read more »