Heartland Tech Weekly: Silicon Valley excess spreads outside the Bay Area

Typically, when a startup goes public after reaching a billion-dollar plus valuation, it’s considered a “win” for that community. But what happens when that billion-dollar company is no longer a unicorn? Earlier this month, Domo, a Utah-based business analytics startup founded by serial entrepreneur Josh James, filed for an IPO. The milestone shoul…Read More

Stomach bloating: Beat symptoms such as excess wind by cutting out this daily habit

STOMACH bloating is a common problem that many of us have experienced at some point. Some of the causes include excess wind and constipation, which are both usually triggered by certain food and drink. To avoid such symptoms you should look to cut down on particular things in your diet – especially this daily habit.

Stomach bloating: Three easy ways to stop a swollen belly and excess wind

Bloating is often caused by gas or trapped air in the abdomen, and there are certain foods that can promote this. The NHS recommends cutting down on foods known to cause excess wind and bloating – and there are six to be watchful of. Beans, onions, broccoli, cabbage, sprouts and cauliflower are all known for […]

‘Generation Wealth’ Trailer: Look Upon Our Cultural Excess, Ye Mighty, and Despair

Lauren Greenfield, the filmmaker behind the acclaimed 2012 documentary The Queen of Versailles, is back. Her newest movie, Generation Wealth, is an exploration of materialism, cultural excess, and the perversion and mutation of the American Dream. The film is gripping and horrifying in equal measure. Check out the new Generation Wealth trailer below and see what […]

Recommended Reading: The excess of the Olympics

How the Olympics got Disneyfied Michael Weinreb, The Atlantic No matter which country hosts the Olympics, the Opening Ceremony is always jam-packed with over-the-top futuristic visuals and tons of culture. It’s a display “financial and cultural excess,” as The Atlantic’s Michael Weinreb describes it, and it all got started in the US during the 1960 […]

‘Generation Wealth’ Review: A Fascinating and Horrifying Examination of Cultural Excess [Sundance]

“Societies accrue their greatest wealth at the moment they face death,” says one of the talking heads in the opening seconds of Generation Wealth, setting the tone for a documentary that takes a deep dive into the excesses of societies across the globe and surfaces with some disturbing results. You may recognize Lauren Greenfield as […]

Daimler sold 1 million cars with excess emissions, according to search warrant

BERLIN – German carmaker Daimler has been accused of selling over a million cars with excessive emissions in Europe and the United States, Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper said on Wednesday, citing a search warrant issued by a Stuttgart court. Two months ago, Stuttgart prosecutors searched Daimler sites in Germany following allegations of false advertising and the […]