March 1, 2017

Hydrogen and Electric Cars Are Coming Up, but Combustion Engines Aren’t Going Anywhere

Camless engine technology originally developed by Swedish Hypercar manufacturer Koenigsegg is making its way into the larger consumer market, with examples such as a modified Saab wagon and the Qoros Qamfree concept, demonstrating that combustion engines don’t necessarily have to be discarded to make room for hydrogen or electric powered vehicles. Freevalve technology is still a fairly new concept, and to many, the idea of removing camshafts from a combustion engine would seem impossible, or at least prohibitively difficult. Instead […]
March 1, 2017

Ways to Keep Up Those New Year’s Resolutions You Already Forgot About

Swimsuit season is right around the corner, how’s that New Year’s Resolution coming along? If you answered anything less than “fine”, worry not, because we all struggle to enact meaningful change in our lives. Habits can be hard to break, and forming newer, more positive ones can be a challenge too. Are you going to throw in the towel and give up, or will you get up, dust yourself off, and try again? Remember the story of the tortoise and […]
February 1, 2017

This Augmented Reality Game is Being Used by the United Nations to Promote Global Goals

For many people today, the digital world and the real world are two separate things. Understandably so, given the sum of everything digital is reduced to nothing more than physical racks of air-conditioned servers humming with electricity. It appears that way of thinking is rapidly changing, and the lines between the two are beginning to blur. Niantic recently partnered with the UN’s Global Goals, a 17 point plan that attempts to resolve many of the issues our world is facing, […]
January 1, 2017

5 Global Trends to Expect for 2017

Let’s be honest, 2016 was weird. Like every year before it, it had its ups and downs, including trends on consumer behaviors. Stay on top of your business with 2017’s consumer market predictions. does a fantastic researching consumer demand, and if their predictions for 2016 were any indication, these are worth considering. 1. The Virtual Experience Economy Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR) experiences will continue to increase in demand, and status as well. Affluent […]
December 1, 2016

Elon Musk Does It Again: Solar Power for an Entire Island

Elon Musk has always had a knack for things more ambitious than most people dream of. Battery powered cars? Child’s play. Mars colonization? Let’s do it. Solar cells on an island for free? Why not? That’s why it wasn’t surprising when it was recently announced that Tesla is powering the entire island of Ta’u in the American Samoa now that it has acquired SolarCity for $2.6 billion. The island’s diesel generators struggled to provide adequate power in the past. Now, […]
July 3, 2016

The Blessing That is Family

Life is too short to live it alone, and I believe it’s a journey you can’t make alone. Ours is a social species, and it’s partly why our brains are programmed to positively view things that foster life and negatively view things that threaten it. I’m not going to go on some shallow sentiment of “life being a journey” and whatnot. That tale has already been told, and everyone agrees. I mean, what else are you going to call it? […]