Global NonViolent Action Database →
Examples of many ways people have brought about change through nonviolent means.
Science Based Cast Iron Seasoning →
Also how to give cast iron a deep cleaning: http://sherylcanter.com/wordpress/2010/01/perfect-popovers-and-how-to-clean-reseason-cast-iron/ Also: http://whatscookingamerica.net/Information/CastIronPans.htm
List of Cognitive Biases →
Wikipedia list of cognitive biases - those traps we all fall into over, and over and over again. Decision-making and behavioral biases Many of these biases are studied for how they affect belief formation, business decisions, and scientific research. Anchoring – the common human tendency to rely too heavily, or “anchor,” on one trait or piece of information when making...
As Above, So Below: Habits form when brainwaves... →
metaconscious: Habits may be difficult to change, but now at least we have an insight into how they form. When a group of neurons fire simultaneously, the activity appears as a brainwave. Different brainwave-frequencies are linked to different tasks in the brain. To track how brainwaves change during…
Permaculture Principles →
These principles are seen as universal, although the methods used to express them will vary greatly according to the place and situation. They are applicable to our personal, economic, social and political reorganisation as illustrated in the permaculture flower.
Chase Whiteside: Thoughts on the Death Penalty →
chasewhiteside: I think that someone could reasonably argue for the death penalty if everyone put to death in our system were truly a heinous, vicious murderer incapable of nonviolent coexistence. Of course, this isn’t the case. Without extrapolating the many moral considerations that pertain, a fundamental…
Research isn’t complete, but the theory is that blue light affects sleep so this program gradually changes the color of your monitor to reflect the ambient colors of the room. You’re at the right color when your monitor screen color looks like the pages of a book under your room lights. We’re all used to monitors giving off a 6500K glow, which is even bluer than sunlight. If...
Clearly, there is nothing optimal—or even necessarily viable—about our present...– Sam Harris, The End of Faith (via deadman325)