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Crisis in Sri Lanka

Is the growing crisis in Sri Lanka a harbinger of what's to come for many other nations? This video provides a clear overview of the key factors that have led to a grave shortage of resources for this island nation of over 21 million people. Read more

 

Looking Beyond The Headlines

Late last week, I shared some thoughts via social media on the idea that money doesn't tend to change who we are; rather, money amplifies who we already are.

I've had conversations on this idea with family and close friends over the years and have found dialogue on this topic worthwhile.

I did not expect a number of comments expressing disdain for Jeff Bezos who I mentioned in my post as a well known example of a largely self-made billionaire.

I'm grateful that some understood that my main points were: Read more

 

Korean Sweet Potatoes

Living Off The Grid in Portugal

An inspiring look at one couple's quest to live self-sufficiently in a mountainous village in Portugal. Read more

 

How to Make Mool Kim Chi

Love Liberates

I am deeply grateful to have Maya Angelou to turn to whenever I need an injection of all that is good in life. Morning and night, even if I don't have much else to meditate on, I remember this from Maya:

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

Thank you for all that you gave us, Maya. Thank you. Read more

 

Lessons From The Longest Study on Happiness, by Robert Waldinger

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What keeps us healthy and happy as we go through life? If you were going to invest now in your future best self, where would you put your time and your energy? There was a recent survey of millennials asking them what their most important life goals were, and over 80 percent said that a major life goal for them was to get rich. And another 50 percent of those same young adults said that another major life goal was to become famous. Read more

 

Issues Surrounding the Growing Demand for Electric Vehicle Batteries

A well researched look at the many issues surrounding the growing global demand for electric vehicle batteries. Perhaps the future of energy production involves some balance of legacy carbon-based sources plus renewables. Read more

 

Energy

Is the proof-of-work network that builds and maintains the Bitcoin network a waste of energy? Saifedean Ammous explains why the answer is an emphatic no. The network actually incentivizes the discovery and harvesting of stranded energy that isn't currently being used by the grid, and every bit of energy that the network uses adds enormous value to the world through a truly sound and fair monetary system for all. Read more

 

How to Make Cucumber Kim Chi

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Updated on May 21, 2019: Please note: Cucumber kim chi is best refrigerated and enjoyed right after making it. You can allow it to ferment before refrigerating as you would with cabbage kim chi, but because cucumbers tend to go soft a lot quicker than cabbage, it's best to think of this dish as a crisp, refreshing salad/side dish. Enjoy! Read more

 

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