Marty McFly Fired

Just as the eerily prophetic 'Back to the Future II' predicted, all company firings now take place over dot matrix fax. (Photo: Universal)

Well, it’s 2015, which means we’ve made it to an important milestone in human history: we’ve finally reached the “future” of Back to the Future II. That friend of yours who has erroneously posted “Today is the date Marty McFly traveled to in the future!” on your Facebook wall every few months for the past three years is finally going to inadvertently be correct later this year. While it is an incredibly entertaining sequel to an undisputed classic for most people of my generation (the four years between the two films seemed like an eternity to me from ages 6 to 10, and it ushered in the 90s for me as I finally saw it New Years Eve 1989), it wasn’t exactly the most prescient film. [ Read more ]

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Introducing the UPLIFT Modesty Panel!

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While switching to a sit-stand desk such as the UPLIFT 900 is bound to offer improvements to your health and productivity, the minimalist design necessitated by the height-adjustable nature of the desk resulted in the removal of the classic front side modesty panel seen on many traditional desks. Luckily, the UPLIFT Modesty Panel is available [...]

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Your Complete Guide to Ergonomic Chairs

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So you’ve finally decided to trade in that uncomfortable office chair for a luxurious, ergonomic chair? That’s a great idea! However, shopping for an ergonomic chair can be a complex process, especially when doing so online. That’s why we’re here to help! Below is a guide to some of our most helpful blog posts, which [...]

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Choosing The Right Keyboard Tray: UPLIFT Large Keyboard Tray vs UPLIFT Switch Keyboard Tray

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When finding a keyboard tray, it’s important to choose one that will work best for your ergonomic setup. There are a lot of options to choose from, and it can be hard to sift through all that information! It’s very easy to make sure your keyboard is comfortably just above your lap height (to make [...]

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Form vs. Function: Spike TV’s ‘Framework’ Turns Furniture Design into Reality Competition

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We here at The Human Solution like to keep our eye out for all things cool and ergonomic. We not only want to bring things to your attention that suit your posture needs, but also ones that can tie a room together. Just because it’s healthy doesn’t mean it has to be boring (my personal [...]

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2015: A Treadmill Desk Odyssey

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Alright, it’s that time of year when people resolve to do various things to make their lives better. Rarely do they succeed. I’m going for it anyway. Most of my adorable coworkers are young and vibrant, and 40 seems like a faraway hypothetical. Not so for me, with the big 4-0 beckoning from right around [...]

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The UPLIFT 900 Series: Which One is Right for You?

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The UPLIFT 900 series is our flagship line of desks, with three main configurations for you to choose from. Each of these desks is also available in a base only, so you can get all the benefits of an UPLIFT desk while you use your own top, or let us make a custom one for [...]

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The Historic Roots of the Innovative Winston Sit-Stand Workstation

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As we’ve mentioned previously, the standing desk is not a new concept. In fact, many famous writers (such as Ernest Hemingway, Charles Dickens and Virginia Woolf) and statesmen preferred the standing desk to what we now consider the “typical” office desk and chair. One such statesman was also one of the most important figures of [...]

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The UPLIFT 900 vs the UPLIFT 925: Which Do I Need?

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One of the many great features on our most popular desk base, the UPLIFT 900, is that it can telescope to fit a variety of top sizes, from 43″ to 90″ wide and 28″ to 36″ deep. That works well for many customers, but what about those who have smaller desktops they’d like to place [...]

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