Permanent three day weekends. Imagine it. Every week you get to look forward to a holiday weekend. It’s not like you can do anything with the “spare” time outside of work you have Monday to Friday at the moment anyway – and in today’s economy, how many people actually work a straight up 40 hour … Continue reading If We Can Make Daylight Savings Work, Why Not a 4-day 40 Hour Work Week?
Pure Energy – hybrid may make you think of a green thumb Prius, but 100+ mpg and 1000+ hp are no longer the polar opposites once thought. Not only has hybrid technology shown up in hypercars like the McLaren P1 (image above) or Porsche 918, but motorsports have made a seismic shift away from pure … Continue reading Formula 1 Driving Hybrid Technology
Too heavy to be pure punk, too slow to be pure metal, Helmet are one of those underrated rock bands that slip noisily under the radar. Continue reading Exactly What You Wanted
Just like reality TV, High Frequency Trading is sticking around like a drunk after last call. But there’s reason for optimism. High frequency trading (HFT) is where traders use a combination of hardware and software to see how much someone else is willing to buy or sell a given security for, fractions of a second … Continue reading High Frequency Trading Isn’t Going Anywhere
A menacing bassline underpins this deep, sexy, vocal dub from J.C. Lodge – “Telephone Love.” Continue reading Track of The Day
Like all humans, Americans like to think of themselves as a peace-loving nation: the good guys on the side of freedom and justice. And don’t get me wrong – this country has done a lot of wonderful things for humanity; it’s rhetoric and highest ideals are certainly what other nations aspire to. But despite its … Continue reading Just How Violent is American Culture?