Author: inCity Mag

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Cannabis An Exercise Aid?

Cannabis An Exercise Aid?

When it comes to cannabis use and physical activity, the popular perception is split: On one hand, stereotypes perpetuate the idea of sedentary stoners who sit around snacking. On the other, groups like the World Anti-Doping Agency consider cannabis a performance-enhancing drug, and more and more professional athletes cite cannabis as a key component of...

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Why companies are so bad at hiring

Why companies are so bad at hiring

For one thing, they recruit too many employees from outside their ranks PERHAPS the oldest management cliché is that “people are our most important asset”. If that were true, companies would rigorously assess their own hiring practices, and record, to ensure that they are indeed recruiting the best people. Remarkably, many fail miserably at this...

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Want to Make Millions and Pay No Taxes?

Want to Make Millions and Pay No Taxes?

Real estate is a cyclical business. Markets crash. Deals sour. But hard landings are rare for a savvy property mogul, thanks to the U.S. tax code. Take Harry Macklowe, a New York City developer. Macklowe, 81, hasn’t paid income tax since the 1980s, according to a court opinion in his divorce proceedings issued in December....

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10 Cannabis-Fueled Cultural Movements That Changed the Game

10 Cannabis-Fueled Cultural Movements That Changed the Game

Researchers from University College London published a paper entitled “Hyper-Priming in Cannabis Users” in 2010, which shows that consuming cannabis helps the human mind connect seemingly unrelated concepts more quickly and efficiently—the exact kind of thinking associated with heightened imagination, innovation, and creativity. So you don’t just feel more creative when you’re stoned, you are...

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Increase productivity without giving up your free time

Increase productivity without giving up your free time

When you were in school, did you ever notice how some students needed a full week and weekend to prepare for an exam, while others could simply spend a few days and achieve the same outcome? As adults, do you find yourself leaving work at 5 p.m. on the dot, making everything look easy, while...

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Alabama Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill

Alabama Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill

An Alabama Senate committee approved a bill to legalize medical marijuana on Wednesday, the second major victory for cannabis reform supporters in the state within the span of a week. The legislation would allow patients 19 and older who are suffering from one of 33 conditions to qualify for medical marijuana and obtain it at...

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Why do airplanes look like nightclubs now?

Why do airplanes look like nightclubs now?

Airlines have embraced blue lighting to upgrade the flying experience. The travel journalist Paula Froelich remembers walking onto her first Virgin America flight and thinking, “What is this, a club?” When the airline launched in the US in 2007, industrial designer Adam Wells decided to avoid the sickly “yellow-green fluorescent lighting” standard on planes in...

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Instagram Will Soon Hide Your Likes.

Instagram Will Soon Hide Your Likes.

Recently, the popular social media app, Instagram, has been quietly testing a new feature that would hide your number of likes from all your followers or other accounts. Basically, the public won’t be able to monitor the number of likes that your post gets. The original poster will be the only one who would be...

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Kanye West Debuts New Song “Water” During Coachella

Kanye West Debuts New Song “Water” During Coachella

The Kardashian-West-Jenner clan showed up in their version of Sunday best at the festival jam session. No surprise that Kanye’s West’s first public “Sunday Service” headlining the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Easter Sunday (on a private stage he constructed on the grassy “mountain” in the campground section of the grounds) caused a...

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To Change the Way You Think, Change the Way You See

To Change the Way You Think, Change the Way You See

“Think Different,” said the famous 1997 Apple advertisement. Excellent advice, obviously, to all creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs. But, along with thinking differently in order to come up with revolutionary new ideas or products, there is also seeing differently. Great creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs look at the world in ways that are different from how many of...