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A taste of the future, and lifestyle trends that are happening here first.


Vintage Beetles, now with electric motors!

Think of Zelectric Motors as a genius mash-up of The Six Million Dollar Man and The Love Bug. (“We can rebuild it. We can make it better than it was.”)

This weekend: Prep your earthquake kit—here’s how

Ask anyone on the West Coast what their Facebook feed was serving up last weekend, and odds are it was an unsettlingly heavy dose of The New Yorker’s fascinating/terrifying article on the Pacific Northwest’s Cascadia subduction zone—which when (not if) it ruptures with a magnitude 8.7+ quake and resulting tsunami, is projected to rock and wash Seattle, Portland, and many other major cities off their foundations. Imagine the special effects […]

Big dreams for our new outpost in Sonoma

We’re a little giddy. A team of us is just back from a field trip to our new satellite campus at Cornerstone Sonoma, and we’re bursting with ideas.

White House responds to massive honeybee decline

It’s no secret that the global state of honeybees has reached historic low. According to The Washington Post, American beekeepers lost 42.1% of their colonies between April 2014 and 2015-an 8% increase from the year prior.