Aug
12

We can all use a bit of escapism from time to time

Disclaimer: This is an article from one of our local papers, that I happen to run the website for and that my wife happens to write for.  The story is about an artist from our community. Make sure you check out the etsy page to see her work. "The steampunk future is a positive place—unlike… Continue reading »

Aug
11

Couple this with a solid afternoon siesta and we might actually start feeling human…

Couple this with a solid afternoon siesta and we might actually start feeling human again. Embedded Link The Myth of the 8 hour sleep Eight hours of continuous sleep is a modern and artificial rest pattern. Some people are fortunate to have adapted to it fairly well, but for many of us, our bodies remember… Continue reading »

Aug
11

"What can be done with fewer assumptions is done in vain with more." -…

"What can be done with fewer assumptions is done in vain with more." – William of Occam Google+: View post on Google+

Aug
08

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Aug
06

“To put it still more plainly: The desire for security and the feelings of insecurity…

“To put it still more plainly: The desire for security and the feelings of insecurity are the same thing. To hold your breath is to lose your breath. A society based on the quest for security is nothing but a breath-retention contest in which everyone is as taut as a drum and as purple as… Continue reading »

Aug
02

We live at a time when emotions and feelings count more than

truth, and there is a vast ignorance of science. – James Lovelock Google+: View post on Google+

Jul
31

Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear -­ kept us in a continuous…

Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear -­ kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervour -­ with the cry of grave national emergency. Always, there has been some terrible evil at home, or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly… Continue reading »

Jul
30

An excellent excuse to have multiple study locations.

An excellent excuse to have multiple study locations. Embedded Link Change Up Your Study Spaces for Better Recall It seems like age-old advice to find a quiet, clean space and stick with it to do real studying. But cognitive scientists are finding that varying your environment while trying to learn helps you retain knowledge. Google+:… Continue reading »

Jul
29

As to the evil which results from censorship, it is impossible to measure it, because…

As to the evil which results from censorship, it is impossible to measure it, because it is impossible to tell where it ends. – Jeremy Bentham Google+: View post on Google+

Jul
23

The same jet stream anomaly that is pushing much of the unusual weather in the Northern…

The same jet stream anomaly that is pushing much of the unusual weather in the Northern Hemisphere is causing havoc in the Arctic. The scorching Arctic heat wave and massive burning has been set off, once again, by a high amplitude northward bulge in the polar Jet Stream and related ‘heat dome’ high pressure system… Continue reading »

Jul
23

It is a struggle

A human population approaching 7 billion can be maintained only by desolating the Earth. If wild habitat is given over to human cultivation and habitation, if rainforests can be turned into green deserts, if genetic engineering enables ever-higher yields to be extorted from the thinning soils—then humans will have created for themselves a new geological… Continue reading »

Jul
23

Got kids?

A three part read. Embedded Link Raising Kids for a Resilient Future The next 20 years are going to be completely unlike the last 20 years. ; ~ Chris Martenson We are heading into a future that does not follow the rules and expectations that the past few generat Google+: Reshared 1 times Google+: View… Continue reading »

Jul
22

In order to rally people, governments need enemies

They want us to be afraid, to hate, so we will rally behind them. And if they do not have a real enemy, they will invent one in order to mobilize us. – Thich Nhat Hanh Google+: View post on Google+

Jul
21

Want to talk about fresh food?

Want to talk about fresh food? Embedded Link The Supermarket Where You Pick Your Own Produce – Modern Farmer Meet The Farmery, an all-in-one greenhouse and local food mart that will offer urbanites the opportunity to harvest their favorite greens on the spot. Google+: Reshared 3 times Google+: View post on Google+

Feb
17

No Dissent Allowed

But unlike the intimate groups of the prior two fund raisers, these attendees got no access. Their hundred bucks just gave them an opportunity to see him on stage in the distance, and later, some of them got to shake his hand. That’s all the hoi polloi got. Nevertheless, they gave him rousing applause. But… Continue reading »

Dec
31

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