The population is predominantly made up of people with good ideas who will never develop them, with talents they will never nurture and realize, with…
desires that will forever be bitter frustrations, not because they lack or are barred from access to any component necessary for success but merely and simply because they will not do whatever is required for success. The uniqueness of humanity, the classic double-sided coin of blessing and curse, is, after all, free will. Dan S. […]
Following the release of its Rognan robotic furniture, IKEA has kept true to its word in exploring flexible solutions for modern urban living. The Swedish furniture company has revealed a new line of furniture dubbed Råvaror that will include a collection of everyday furniture pieces that are specifically designed for small spaces, with the added bonus […]
There’s nothing magical about gold. It’s just uniquely well-suited among the 92 naturally occurring elements for use as money… in the same way aluminum is good for airplanes or uranium is good for nuclear power. What, then, are the characteristics of a good money? Aristotle listed them in the 4th century BCE. A good money […]
The Amazon app gives customers an “arriving now” notification so they know their parcel is nearly ready for delivery. Once drivers locate the car, they unlock it remotely, put the parcel in the trunk, and lock it with the same software. Out of sight, out of mind. Using Key by Amazon to turn your Honda […]
Interest is, first and foremost, simply the ratio of the value assigned to present goods over future goods. We can think of the interest rate as the discount rate at which the two values would be equal. Interest is therefore a ratio of prices, not a price in itself. Interest always involves an act of […]
France’s Optinid continues its line of novel tiny houses that feature sunroof-like sliding roofs with its Tiny House Franck. The recently-completed home can be opened up to the sun or stars when the weather’s nice and also comes with underfloor heating installed for when it isn’t.