Lean

LEAN I read academic essays for a living. Most of them are really boring, but now and again I learn something interesting, for example like I did the other day: a student wrote about lean production (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lean_manufacturing) for his business....

Luxury

People ask us how we afford the luxury of living in a van; this question surprises as much as delights us: we? Living in luxury in a van down by the river? When I was young, living in a van down by the river was the butt of the butt of all jokes. You could make any...