Published March 17th, 2015 by

You can’t walk through a modern office without noticing them. They’re hard to ignore, sticking out above the surroundings, a glimpse of freedom from hours of sitting. It’s a sign of an inquisitive young generation of workers yearning for a healthier work environment. But it’s also a harbinger of things to come. (And…

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Published March 16th, 2015 by

Mousing around all day with an ergonomically improper setup just about guarantees wrist pain, shoulder tightness, and carpal tunnel syndrome. And with an estimated 30-50% of the computer working population affected, it’s clear that using a standard computer mouse is damaging our bodies. Fortunately, an ergonomic mouse is a simple and…

Read More The Best Ergonomic Mouse – Why You Need to Go Vertical

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Published March 13th, 2015 by

When I was a practicing mechanical engineer, I was tasked with designing a big steel structure to be placed in high winds in the desert. I ran calculations and designed the structure. The parts were made in a factory, and shipped to the field for assembly. When construction was complete, my…

Read More If We Design It Right, It Should All Break At The Same Time

Published March 12th, 2015 by

We love lateralization of skills here. And slacklining (think tight-rope walking without the tight) is a great way to build a stronger core, better balance and coordination, and encourage healthy tissue sliding. Put it outside, and you’re getting some nature time and Vitamin D as well. I got a slackline…

Read More How to Set Up A Slackline with No Trees (Just Lawn)