No one gets up earlier than Dwayne Johnson. Or goes to bed later. Or is more awake during the hours in between. No one in Hollywood is more buff, more driven, or gets paid better. The man has so much charisma and ambition he can do anything.
I suspect that if you closely examine your own life, there’s a good chance some other technology company occupies the same role for you as Amazon does for me: as warden of a very comfortable corporate prison.
If you’d like to beat your personal best time, don’t race in the middle of the summer. You’ll run 20 percent slower on an 80 degree day, for example. Pick a race in the spring or fall instead. Consider the time of day, too: an 8am start will get you cooler temperatures than a 10am start.
On a flight back from Moscow after the Russians dismissed Musk’s offer to buy retooled intercontinental ballistic missiles, Musk was furiously crunching numbers on his laptop. As the plane ascended, Vance recounted the moment when Musk’s companions on the flight, two aerospace engineers, first saw the spreadsheet laying out how he planned to build a cheaper, faster rocket
One of the reasons allergy seasons progressively get worse is because of global warming, as well as the accumulation of greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide, which makes the plants more fertile. And because they’re more fertile, they’re releasing more pollen earlier in the season.
For years the medical profession has largely fumbled the question of what we should do when there’s nothing more we can do. A new wave of research sheds light on what patients want at the end of life, and who is — or isn’t — getting it.