The Life of a Trucker

When Steve Viscelli decided to write his 2016 book, The Big Rig: Trucking & the Decline of the American Dream, which he explained is an academic work that many readers have found informative, entertaining and mainstream, he knew he had to get behind the wheel of a Class 8 to truly understand the driving profession. “I drove in 2005, ” he noted. “I had to do that work in order to legitimately interview drivers. You can’t get a sense of what truck driving is like just talking to people. You have to live it. It’s so physically challenging; it takes Read More

Superfoods with Nutritional Punch

Exotic Superfoods Some superfoods come from far across the globe and others are available locally. Here are some important superfoods and some of their incredible benefits. Sacha Inchi Seed The Sacha Inchi also referred to as the Inca Peanut, is a seed of a plant which grows in the highlands of Peru. Although a recent discovery in the health world, the Sacha inchi has been a food source for over 3000 years in the Amazon rainforest. These seeds are rich in the omegas (3, 6, 9) making it a good choice for vegetarians and vegans, Vitamin A, protein, and fiber. Read More

Recommended Food for Weight loss

Cut Back on Sugars and Starches The most important part is to cut back on sugars and starches (carbs). When you do that, your hunger levels go down and you end up eating much fewer calories. Another benefit of cutting carbs is that it lowers insulin levels, causing your kidneys to shed excess sodium and water out of your body. This reduces bloat and unnecessary water weight. Eat Protein, Fat and Vegetables Each one of your daily meals should include a protein source, a fat source and low-carb vegetables. Constructing your meals in this way will automatically bring your carb Read More

UK Ethereum Startups

Nivaura in the News The regulator said in a recent interview: “We have accepted a number of firms that will be testing propositions relating to cryptocurrencies. We are keen to explore whether, in a controlled environment, consumer benefits can be delivered while effectively managing the associated risks.” Most notably was the announcement of 20|30, which is one of the 11 blockchain firms which the authority has authorized, will be partnering with both the London Stock Exchange Group and Nivaura, which is a London-based financial service company which is also authorised by the FCA for financial investing, to build a DLT-based Read More

What do I need to Know about Cryptocurrencies

Today cryptocurrencies (Buy Crypto) have become a global phenomenon known to most people. While many have now heard all about Cryptocurrency, many people still think its still somehow geeky and not understood because it never occurs to them that there are other forms of currency other than “real money” which they can see and spend. However, banks, governments, and many companies are aware of its importance. In 2016, you‘ll have a hard time finding a major bank, a big accounting firm, a prominent software company or a government that did not research cryptocurrencies, publish a paper about it or start Read More

Three Basic Skincare Tips Every Woman Should Know

For anyone, the key to looking good, for longer, is taking care of your skin. If you start doing so from a young age, by the time you reach your 30s, 40s, 50s or 60s you will end up looking at least 10 years younger. To help you to do exactly that, here are three simple skincare tips that anyone can use to greatly improve the condition of their skin and preserve it for longer. Protect your skin from the sun Protecting your skin from the sun is the most important step to take. You do not have to spend Read More

What is an Info Shop

An infoshop is a space which serves as an alternative information centre, usually following an anarchist or other closely related left-wing ideologies. It can be a bookstore, a meeting space, an event space, a lending library, or simply a meeting-place for social-justice groups. It is most often a combination of several of these. Infoshops are most often collectively (everyone who participates) owned, and are generally either all-volunteers or worker-owned, following the “no-bosses” type of thinking that goes with anarchist organizing. While leaders certainly develop, there is usually no formal President or such. You can most often get radical literature that Read More

About the Infoshop Network

Welcome to the Infoshop Network, The InfoShop Network, which was born out of the Infoshop Gathering in Baltimore, MD on June 29th-30th, 2006. The goal is to be a mutual aid network for infoshops in USA and Canada, maybe beyond. We’re hoping to set up a newsletter of updates from infoshops and ideas and all, get a solidarity network going for infoshops and organizations in trouble with state repression, get a help hot-line (or e-mail) for new and old infoshops looking for advice, a touring line for travelling artists and authors, and possibly even stuff like collective bargaining with distributors. Read More

ˆ Back To Top