It’s the Ig Nobel Awards!

It’s the Ig Nobel Awards!

On September 14, the 27th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony kicked off with a flight of paper airplanes. The winners were chosen by the publishers of the Annals of Improbable Research, which reviews, “Real research, about anything and everything, from everywhere....
An Unsolicited Rave Review for Insight Timer!

An Unsolicited Rave Review for Insight Timer!

I have meditated on and off since 1994. When I first began meditating in graduate school, I spent hours a day on my cushion and experimented with different styles and teachers. When I began working in the financial services industry and started my family, my...
The Tortoise & The Hare

The Tortoise & The Hare

Are electric engines the tortoise competing with the combustion engine’s hare? In the late 1800s, the Paris-Rouen race for horseless carriages included 102 vehicles fueled by steam, petrol, electricity, compressed air, and hydraulics, reports The Economist. Not a...
Faster? Yes. Better? Maybe.

Faster? Yes. Better? Maybe.

Faster and more efficient mobile phones are on the horizon. That’s right, 5G is almost here, according to Network World. If you were never quite sure what distinguished 1G from 2G, or 3G from 4G, much less 4G from 5G, the answer depends on whom you ask (or in this...

Grocery Shopping

WHAT’S CHANGING IN WORLD MARKETS? GROCERY SHOPPING! Groceries may be mundane, but they’re big business. By 2020, the value of the world’s grocery market is expected to reach $11.8 trillion, according to The Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD). The largest markets...