A Happy Life: Small Luxuries
For me, there are some good hacks for making sure I remain a happy individual. A lot of these are what I call small luxuries. When I spend so much time working and dealing with personal projects, I really value services that let me skip responsibilities or save time. This may mean taking a taxi, hiring a PA, or my most recent find: Wash and Fold Laundry.
I HATE doing laundry — it requires that I set my leisure time to a schedule. I can’t recommend highly enough delivery wash and fold. I call the day before, a really nice guy shows up the next morning and takes my bag full of laundry. The next morning the same guy comes back and gives me my laundry, clean, folded and packed so neatly.
The best part about this is the guy who runs the Wash and Fold I use is clearly running this himself and is incredibly nice. He has done same day turn-arounds for me (and my roommate and co-workers), he has brought laundry to my office and my house on a last minute change, and he has gotten to know me.
I can’t recommend his company enough, Alabaster Cleaners is AMAZING. If you want a wash+fold service in SF please give them a try. Tell Anwar that Tyler Willis sent you! You can call him to set a pickup time: (415) 368-9006
Hope you make use of this service, I literally couldn’t be happier (and I’ve heard the same from friends I’ve reffered).
Research in plant neurobiology shows that plants have senses, intelligence and emotions.
- The field of plant neurobiology studies the complex behavior of plants.
- Plants were found to have 15-20 senses, including many like humans.
- Some argue that plants may have awareness and intelligence, while detractors persist.
E-cigarettes may be safer than traditional cigarettes, but they come with their own risks.
- A new study used an MRI machine to examine how vaping e-cigarettes affects users' cardiovascular systems immediately after inhalation.
- The results showed that vaping causes impaired circulation, stiffer arteries and less oxygen in their blood.
- The new study adds to a growing body of research showing that e-cigarettes – while likely safer than traditional cigarettes – are far from harmless.
Since the idea of locality is dead, space itself may not be an aloof vacuum: Something welds things together, even at great distances.
- Realists believe that there is an exactly understandable way the world is — one that describes processes independent of our intervention. Anti-realists, however, believe realism is too ambitious — too hard. They believe we pragmatically describe our interactions with nature — not truths that are independent of us.
- In nature, properties of Particle B may be depend on what we choose to measure or manipulate with Particle A, even at great distances.
- In quantum mechanics, there is no explanation for this. "It just comes out that way," says Smolin. Realists struggle with this because it would imply certain things can travel faster than light, which still seems improbable.