Every-time I crack a raw egg into my protein shake or swallow one raw my wife has to make a wise crack about Rocky and his 5 raw egg breakfast. Consumption of raw eggs has garnered long-standing controversy from; you’ll hear everything from eating a raw egg will cause almost certain death to the only… Read More The Truth About Eating Raw Eggs
Keith Chen, an associate professor of economics at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, recently completed research that explored how people’s economic choices are influenced by the language they speak. What can we learn from linguists? That languages without a concept for the future — “It rain tomorrow,” instead of “It will rain tomorrow” —… Read More 5 Things You Should Know About Saving for Retirement
The Jetta is VW’s top selling model in the states, and the brand hopes the updates in the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta SE 1.8 TSI will be enough to continue that role. The sixth-generation Jetta is built upon a platform first introduced in 2011 and it is powered by a 1.8-liter turbocharged, intercooled and direct-injected four-cylinder… Read More 2015 Volkswagen Jetta SE 1.8 TSI — Review
Long lines at security, cramped airline seats, moody flight attendants, obnoxious fellow passengers, a dead Kindle battery, lost luggage, all indignities suffered by travelers that could ruin any trip. Travel doesn’t have to be bad though, with proper planning, a few helpful tools and the right attitude travel by plane, train or automobile can be… Read More Tips For Smart, Safe and More Enjoyable Travel
When teens read FLEX magazine and other trash body building rags, they get the idea that all they have to do to look like Phil Heath or any other pro is workout really, really hard and take all the supplements the guys promote. This is a cruel joke that leaves teens poor, depressed, and with… Read More How Big Can You Get Without Steroids?
It all started when Apple introduced the first iPhone in 2007. Fifty-eight percent of American adults have a smartphone today, I have an iPhone in both front pockets. It’s hard to remember life prior to the smartphone, which may, in part, be due to the fact that we check the damn things 150 times a… Read More Embracing Boredom
I’ve driven a number of Audi vehicles over the years, and I’ve yet to encounter one that I did not enjoy driving. It has created a bit of a love/hate relationship with the brand for me. I love driving an Audi, I hate reviewing one because it’s so hard to sound impartial. Hell, I have… Read More 2015 Audi allroad 2.0T Quattro Tiptronic — Review
In 2007 I decided to get serious about weight lifting. I scoured the internet for a place to start and nearly every source pointed in one direction, Mark Rippetoe’s Starting Strength (SS). So what is Starting Strength, who does it work for, what are the programs’ pros and cons?
Chris Hadfield explains how if feels to suit up, strap in and launch off into space.
I was pleasantly surprised by the 2014 Nissan Rogue SV. It arrived just in time for a nice long weekend in Glenwood Springs so it saw plenty of city, highway and interstate use and it excelled throughout. The previous generation model never did much for me. It had these odd bubbly proportions that just did not… Read More 2014 Nissan Rogue SV — Review