We're kicking off a new series this summer! Each week, Carlos Watson, the co-founder and editor of OZY.com – a new online magazine – will join us to profile "what's new and what's next." Here are today's topics of discussion:
TOPIC 1: UNDER THE RADAR POTENTIAL 2016 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES
There is a ton of focus on Hillary Clinton as the leading Democratic presidential contender for 2016. And on the Republican side, the field seems pretty full with Jeb Bush, Rand Paul and a bunch of others contending. But there may be surprise candidates to consider...
GOP: Gov. Rick Snyder: "If... Michigan's economy is still on the upswing and Detroit's showing signs of a renaissance – then the GOP might want to consider his brand of anti-politics."
DEM: Gov. John Hickenlooper: "Geologist-turned-brewpub-owner-turned-politician John Hickenlooper has been skillfully adept at running the state while maintaining mostly high approval ratings throughout his career"
TOPIC 2: $15 CUP OF COFFEE?
A "$15 cup of coffee" sounds completely crazy... but...
"Third-wave coffee means: Your local roasters know their beans." ... "baristas now compete in coffee-making championships"... "That level of attention to detail gets pricey. Think you're used to $5 cups? How about $10 or $15 for a cup of coffee picked and brewed with the care that goes into making a fine wine."... "high-end brews are thriving."
TOPIC 3: NEW STUDY: How do Blind People Dream?
"According to a study published in Sleep Medicine, blind people's dreams contain a much more diverse array of sensory information, including sounds and tastes."...
I was born and raised in New York, my family moved to Michigan in the 80's, we were ran out of Michigan under Jennifer Granholm like so many others, (Much like Quinn in Illinois) Anyways The One Tough Nerd open the doors my family resettled back in Michigan, and well was best decision my family made. The state has some ways to go but the improvement have been fascinating. I endorse Snyder but as they said is maybe a perfect fit for vice president because he is well nerdy and not sure if people can appreciate that but then again he beat out 4 established republicans then to win in a landslide in general election.