Monthly Archives: July 2014

Requiem for a Glacier | A\J – Canadas Environmental Voice

WHAT DO YOU GET when you put one innovative BC artist, a passionate curator, fifty musicians, and fifty porters, sound techs and camera operators on a melting glacier slated for controversial development as a four-season ski resort?You get “Requiem for … Continue reading

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Your body’s amazing reaction to water

Originally posted on ideas.ted.com:
Writer James Nestor explores the science of the “mammalian dive reflex,” the phenomenon by which water triggers an immediate decrease in heart rate. In 1949, a stocky Italian air force lieutenant named Raimondo Bucher decided to try…

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The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

The day after a precious two week visit from an almost-thirteen year old grandson, this is really hitting home. Great article.

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NZ’s war against children

Originally posted on First We Take Manhattan:
Carl Jung was an early twentieth century psychologist who had a profound effect on the development of our understanding of the mind. His work on the ego, the personal and collective unconscious, extroversion…

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This year, vote with me for a good country

Originally posted on First We Take Manhattan:
TEDx Tauranga is on July 18, so I am a little addicted to TED Talks at the moment. In the scale of things, this is an inoffensive addiction. This evening I watched a…

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Don’t Let Me Go

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
http://youtu.be/2zGBcIyGTMw Jarle Bernhoft, 38, also known as Bern/hoft, is a Norwegian singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer and lyricist. Bernhoft is from Nittedal in Norway, but currently lives in New York. what he [Bernhoft] did with those few tools was quite extraordinary. Using them, and…

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You were waiting for a sign…

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
Source: thedaybeforyoucome

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