In the First World today we’ve cultivated a consumer culture powered by cheap products and high labor costs, which have conspired to make us wasters. We fill up our landfills with that which could be readily reused or repaired, and often use minor damage as an excuse to buy new toys. Missing buttons and chipped […]
Power & Money
Power and money go hand in hand; they're the driving forces behind our entire way of life. If you don't learn to master your finances and exert your own influence, you're doing yourself a major disservice. That's why we'll share tips and tricks to manage your finances, make money, and stay secure in our modern "big brother" world. We'll also highlight people of power, what they're doing, and what you can learn from them.
If you can get over Jacque Fresco‘s gnome-like resemblance, perhaps you’ll find his thoughts and theories rather interesting; I know I did. You see, Jacque is the creator of the Venus Project – an organization that promotes a sort of Utopian version of the future. In this interview he discusses everything from the many failings of […]
Note: We take a break from our regularly scheduled programming to talk about something unique to our fellow Canadians: taxes. I mean, you know… Canadian taxes. So if you’re outside Canada, and have no interest in the intricacies of Canada tax code, then feel free to duck off and enjoy some of our other work. Now, for […]
I recently wrote about a relative newcomer to the general search engine scene called DuckDuckGo. Unlike most search engines, DuckDuckGo is completely anonymous. The entire experience is encrypted through SSL, and the company doesn’t store any of your search queries on their servers. Reading about this really piqued my interest, and I decided to contact […]
I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but the economy hasn’t been doing so well. After the crash of 2008, employers laid off record numbers of employees world wide, and many people have reacted accordingly: by endlessly job hunting, hoping against all odds that they’ll find a new job in a market that’s absolutely saturated with […]
The propaganda machine known as Fox News has – in its short existence – done an excellent job at fear mongering and sensationalizing the news. It’s almost daily that we’re bombarded with stories about America’s failing economy, increasing unemployment, and the collapse of the middle class, but is there a grain of truth to any of […]