‘Ownership’ isn’t Real; Everything in Life is ‘Rented’

“Owner”, “ownership”, “rent”, “lease”, “leasee” these are words commonly thrown around in recent debates. But are these all semantic arguments? Before you get out the standard dictionary or legal definitions of these words, think about what they really mean, particularly with respect to your everyday life. These words are often presented in a black-and-white manner, but in life, there are rarely matters which are truly black and white. (more…)

Unexpected Benefits from Cooking and Eating at Home Every Day

There are many articles that talk about the money-saving and health benefits of preparing your own meals. But the other benefits of cooking and eating at home are just as important. When I first started cooking daily, it was initially for health benefits; saving money came as a nice and immediate side-effect. But after some time, I discovered the other benefits which made me regret not starting this practice sooner. (more…)

Are You Being Duped into Buying Picks & Shovels?

Having once lived in the vicinity where the largest gold nugget in America (49.5kg) was found, I was taught a very important life lesson only a lucky few get rich from mining for gold; the real money is from selling picks and shovels. Who are the pick and shovel merchants today? How am I being duped? And what does this have anything to do with life? The answer: more than you think. (more…)

What to Do If You’ve Been Scammed

It’s easy to think you wouldn’t fall for a scam. Until it happens to you. Unfortunately, the very thing that allowed us to advance as a species is also what makes us incredibly vulnerable — our trust in others. Here’s what you can do when that trust gets violated. (more…)

Today at Apple offers Free Classes on Coding, Prototyping, Sketching, Photography & Videography

We are all artists and creatives at heart, even though we may not think we are. And our smartphones enable us to do and create so many amazing things. The hard part is getting started and knowing how to start. Fortunately for Apple fans, Today at Apple has totally free and fun how-to classes and interactive activities for the public.  (more…)