Ideas

Dave Rubin runs out ideas

Dave Rubin runs out ideas

Dave Rubin, the YouTube talk show host with an audience that rivals many cable news shows, is probably best known as the “Why I Left the Left” guy. His debut book, “Don’t Burn This Book,” promises to give “you the tools you need to think for yourself.”But the book seems to signal that there’s nowhere for…

What to Do With a Day Off

What to Do With a Day Off

Step one: Give yourself permission to actually take the day off.ImageCreditCreditRose WongPublished Sept. 2, 2019Updated Sept. 5, 2019If you’re fortunate enough to have Labor Day off from work, the most important thing on your to-do list today is to actually take the day off. Studies have shown that people send only 40 percent less email…

Pop! Goes the Uber

Pop! Goes the Uber

Balloons; stock photo.Photo: Johannes Simon (Getty Images)Things haven’t been going so hot for Uber, which is burning through billions of dollars a year with no fleet of driverless taxis in sight to stop it. Now, the party is really over: According to a report in Crunchbase News, Uber has decided to stop buying hundreds of…

When to Use ‘I.e.’ and ‘E.g.’

When to Use ‘I.e.’ and ‘E.g.’

Before there was LOL and TLDR and STFU, we had other abbreviations that helped us to quickly and easily convey ideas. These still have a useful place in our writing, because they still help us quickly and easily convey ideas. They are i.e. and e.g., and they are not the same thing.I.e.I.e. stands for “id…

Say what you want

Say what you want

Euphemism is easier than ever. Broad strokes, majestic language, big ideas… Mission statements and humanitarian motives.It’s interesting to note that organized sports, one of the first places that hyperbloviation caught on, is still honest about the point of today’s game. “Our goal is to score more points than they do.”It’s really clear what the team…

Maker Spotlight: Peter Rifken

Name: Peter Rifken Location: Boston, MA Day Job: Software Solutions Engineer at Quick Base Makerspace: While not currently affiliated, I have been a member of, taken, and taught a few courses at the Artisan’s Asylum in Somerville, MA. Editor note: this Maker Spotlight is part of a Quick Base and Make: partnership How did you…

9 Reasons Canvas Prints Is A Winner in Home Decor

Is Canvas Print a Winner in Home Decor? Home decoration projects are not simple, but with canvas prints, it’s much easier. Parrot Print canvases make it even easier! From family pictures to wedding celebration pictures, panoramic, and digital craftsmanship. Lots of people don’t know that the process to present your canvas prints are additionally unlimited. …

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