Food Health Lifestyle Productivity

Day 25 of the No Sugar Challenge

Not sure if you tuned in for week 1 of the no sugar challenge but Bridget was out on day 2. 25 days have gone by and I still haven’t eaten sugar. This brings me back to the point of what does not eating sugar even mean? Basically it means no processed sugars, or sweets

Health Lifestyle Women Entrepreneurs

Youngry Interviews Heather Dubrow

Youngry recently had the pleasure of interviewing Heather Dubrow, an actress who is commonly recognized for her role in The Real Housewives of Orange County. In this interview, we discuss her journey, advice, and her entrepreneurial pursuits! Questions Asked: How do you connect with your audience? (3:05) How do you balance your life? (3:45) Can

Food Future Health Lifestyle Tech

Are flavored crickets a sustainable future?

Aketta just launched new flavored crickets. The company says these flavored crickets are the future of sustainable food. The question is, can people get behind eating flavored crickets? This video of people eating crickets during SXSW is amusing, but how many people would actually buy crickets? That’s the question that needs to be answered. They have some

Advice Health Lifestyle Productivity

Week 1 Without Sugar! 40 day challenge.

If you haven’t read the original post, check it out here. The Spark Notes are, I’m going 40 days and nights without consuming processed sugars and I’m going to document the results with weekly articles. This is week 1! Day 1 without sugar 3/1/2017:  I made it through without any real struggle at all. I didn’t

Fashion Professional Sports Sports

Why Adidas Won on John Ross

In 2012 Nike became the official uniform provider of the NFL — ever notice how the Northwest team (Seattle) got much cooler uniforms than anyone else? Since then, other sneaker companies have been figuring out how to compete with the juggernaut. Last year Adidas put out an offer — $1,000,000 to any player that can

Lifestyle

Youngry News: Austin- Episode 2

In this episode of Youngry News: Austin, editor-in-chief Vince Vitale sits down with Freddy del Barrio to discuss the state of entrepreneurship in Austin, TX. “You know, there are more startups in Austin than there are in San Francisco…” – Freddy del Barrio

Food Health Lifestyle

40 Days and 40 Nights Without Sugar: The Intro

That’s right! I’m doing it! The no sugar challenge, aka Lent. I’m going to go the next 40 days and 40 nights without consuming sugar, and I’m going to document the results on my body and mind. First let’s talk about how this got started. I moved to Austin, Texas from sunny Laguna Beach mid

Health Lifestyle

Coffee: Biohacking Weight Loss with Caffeine.

If you’re like me you enjoy any bio hacks you can get your hand on. If you’re also like me, you want to drop a few pounds around the waist. Maybe you just want to actually “fit” into your shirts again. You’re busy though. It’s hard to fit in a workout every day. (Unless you’re

Health

5 Ways Technology Can Impact Your Health and how to counter them

Technology has transformed our lives, but we’re only now starting to understand the ways it may be transforming our health, too. And not necessarily for the better. My company, Protek, was founded to create products that make technology safer. Based on our research, here are five ways your tech use may be affecting your health,

Politics

The Privatization of Research

Scott Pruitt has been confirmed to head the EPA. There is nothing really good to say about this for the EPA, and their efforts to lead the world in protecting our environment by limiting our carbon footprint. The losers are anyone that cares for our environment. We can continue to deny the affects of global

Culture Politics

A Brand Without a Cause

The Trump administration has long been vocal about their desire to see the Johnson Amendment (the one that prohibits tax-exempt organizations from endorsing or opposing political candidates), repealed. It is one of the pillars of our government, and a way to protect the religious freedom of everyone in this country from having to subscribe to

Fashion

Can I Kick It? Perspective on footwear in the digital age

Tyler Blake and his business partner woke up early to get to Gillette Stadium. The sun was barely up and 100 eager kids were already lined up to get into the first Sneaker Social. Imagine SXSW panels with a curated sneaker marketplace. With grit and willingness to take a chance he put over $20K with

Politics

The Positives About Stopping the TPP

In his first week in office, President Trump made good on his promise to nix the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a cornerstone program proposed by Obama’s administration. The TPP was a 12-nation pack to deepen international relations through cutting tariffs and fostering trade. With a population of 800 million between the 12 countries, one can see

Cannabis Lifestyle

The State of Cannabis Entrepreneurship

Unless you have been living on Mars, you have more than likely heard some news about the cannabis industry and its potential to become one of the largest markets in the history of America. From the outside it may look like things are getting easier for cannabis entrepreneurs, but the fact of the matter is

Food

Honey and Butter: OC’s Finest Macarons

Macarons are an almond based dessert that are very trendy right now. It may be the beautiful colors or the delightful taste they have, but what we can’t deny is that macarons are quite popular. I recently tried Honey and Butter at their first retail store in Irvine Spectrum and I have to say that

Politics

The Business of Protest

There’s no denying it: we live in passionate times. Not since perhaps the 1960’s have we seen such civil engagement, political angst, and sense of community about the opinions we hold close — on both sides of the aisle. It takes a lot of time, effort, and money to coordinate a demonstration. And if the

Politics

A Common Bond of Entrepreneurship

It always starts with Jobs, or in this case, Steve Jobs. The son of a Syrian Ph.D candidate, we wouldn’t have the iPhone, Macbook Pro, or Apple Maps (though the last one may be a good thing) if it weren’t for the beautiful pursuit of higher learning and the American Dream. 

Politics

Prop 57

Proposition 57, the measure to show leniency on non-violent criminals and releasing a number of them on early parole for good behavior has long been one of the more polarizing topics. It directly divides those who view it as an economic issue or a moral safety issue. To better understand the topic, the background of

Art Media TV

‘The OA’: TV Review

The OA is an American mystery drama web television series with science fiction, supernatural, and fantasy elements, which debuted on Netflix on December 16, 2016. Created and executive produced by Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij, the series is their third collaboration. The series consists of eight episodes, all directed by Batmanglij, and is produced by Plan B

Art Culture Lifestyle

Great Business Card Designs

Paul & Marigold Business Card by Foreign Policy Aborígens Barcelona by toormix The Kettle Black Cafe by Pop & Pac Personal Business Card II by Marcin Usarek 2015 Tu Design Office Business Card by Tu Min Shiang J.H. | Visual identity & business cards by Denis Mallet Summer business card by Maxime Archambault Don’t Try

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Gamers and Entrepreneurs Have More in Common Than You Think

What comes to mind when you think of gamers? How about when you think of entrepreneurs? If you’re like most people, the two mental images seem very different- largely due to stereotypes. Many individuals stereotypically think of entrepreneurs as being these larger-than-life figures that do things that “ordinary” folk can’t. While it’s undeniably true that

Politics

The Politics of Hope: Obama’s Dream For The Nation

There’s not a liberal America and a conservative America; there’s the United States of America. There’s not a black America and white America and Latino America and Asian America; there’s the United States of America.” On July 27th, 2004 a young, relatively unknown state senator from Illinois with a funny sounding name spoke these now