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How much does your life weigh? - A 10 second car and reducing baggage from Up in the Air

Ryan Bingham (George Clooney) makes the following speech in front of an audience. By the way this is from the movie, Up in the air. “How much does your life weigh?” , he says as the crowd retains the staggering silence.
Imagine for a second that you're carrying a backpack. I want you to feel the straps on your shoulders. Feel 'em? *pauses* Now I want you to pack it with all the stuff that you have in your life. You start with the little things, the things on shelves and in drawers the knick-knacks, the collectibles. Feel the weight as that adds up. Then you start adding larger stuff - clothes, table-top appliances, lamps, linens...your TV... The backpack should be getting pretty heavy now. And you go bigger. Your couch, bed, your kitchen table. Stuff it all in there. Your car, get it in there. Your home, whether it's a studio apartment or a two bedroom house. I want you to stuff it all into that backpack. Now try to walk. *laughs from the audience* It's kind of hard, isn't i…

Lifestyle Design – What does it take to be alive – and the perfect Pepsi?

When you buy furniture, you tell yourself, that's it. That's the last sofa l'll need. Whatever happens, that sofa problem is handled.”
l'd flip through catalogues and wonder... ''What kind of dining set defines me as a person?''
l had it all. Even the glass dishes with tiny bubbles and imperfections... - Fight Club
I have always liked to write. Considering that fact that I am doing it quite successfully, I'll let you know an insider secret about what I did when I started writing my first blog.
So, I decide to start writing a blog. I asked myself, what application should I use to write professionally, cause I dont wanna get my work going bad because of some sloppy software.
I Google around and find that there are a ton of writing applications suiting several needs. I read and review a lot of these applications and finally settle deeply disturbed over my naivety to choose one.
And then I had an outbreak. I started writing in notepad. That was enough. The …