Month: May 2008

Links for 2008-05-26: Greening the Grocery Store

Greening the Grocery Store Our throw-away society functions on a presumption: somebody else is taking care of this waste. Investigation suggests otherwise. The landfill is a flawed design. Even recycling, in its current mode, is deficient. Only when people become aware of facts, no (tags: design recycling sustainability graphicdesign graphics green plastic supermarket retail shopping information)

Links for 2008-05-06: Quinoa and Fungi

mmm… quinoa for breakfast. with cinnamon, berries and nuts Thanks Heidi, hadn’t thought of that before. Book (ChefMD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine) looks great too. Can’t wait to try this with blueberries and walnuts. (Quinoa also cooks beautifully in a rice cooker :)) (tags: 101cookbooks breakfast berries cereal wholegrain) Mushrooms will blow your mind Just like this video of Paul Stamets. Wow. Step aside Al Gore, mushrooms invented the Internet. They might just save us all. (I’m going to learn more at http://www.fungi.com) (tags: mushrooms fungi mycelium)

links for 2008-05-03: Resilience

Resilience, Adaptation and Transformation in Turbulent Times Video of interesting talks from recent international science and policy conference in Stockholm exploring complex dynamics of interconnected social-ecological systems available online. (Thanks, Worldchanging) (tags: resilience adaptation transformation science policy interconnected systems video conference)

Links for 2008-05-02

Fab@Home Dedicated to making and using fabbers -machines that can make almost anything – right on your desktop. Everything you need to know to build or buy a fabber, and print 3D objects. The designs and software on this website are free and open-source. (tags: fab 3d printingobjects internetofthings rapidprototyping) On the Pursuit of Happiness: An Evening with Robert Thurman and Pico Iyer Download audio (free) of delightful conversation between Robert Thurman and Pico Iyer, moderated by Mark Gonnerman, at Stanford. They discuss the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, education, life on the road and things that contribute to happiness and well being. (tags: happiness dalailama picoiyer robertthurman tibet education) BBC: Dalai Lama Envoys go to China Envoys of the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, are going to China for talks with officials, the Dalai Lama’s office says. (tags: dalailama china tibet dialogue)