Anger Over the Incandescent Light Bulb Phaseout

Change can be extremely difficult for some people — when mechanized looms were introduced, some people were so upset by them that they revolted and destroyed the looms. The situation is not too dissimilar to one being currently faced with the impending phase out of incandescent light bulbs.

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Osteogenesis Imperfecta Limping Across the Campus Green

Osteogenesis Imperfecta is the medical term for “brittle bone” disease — and every class I teach begins with a story of a former student of mine who was always on time for my classes — and who never once complained about the deformation in her legs and her arms and her spine that caused her to walk, stooped, over two wooden canes as she shuffled her way across campus with a massive backpack of books strapped to her tiny torso.

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Kirkland Signature Green Tea Matcha Blend Review

We are crazy about Ito En and their tea.  We recently discovered another Ito En gem:  Kirkland Signature Green Tea Matcha Blend.  We can’t stop drinking it — hot or cold!

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Yoostar is the Future of Movies

If you haven’t visited Yoostar.com yet, I strongly urge you to head on over there and meet your future maker: Your stardom awaits you!  You see, Yoostar is the future of movie making where you can replace an actor in a scene with your own dang self!  On July 12, 2006, I predicted this would happen in an article titled — Are Actors Necessary: Negotiating Future Dead Rights — and now you can be the future of movies as well as rewriting the history of cinema.  Here’s Snoop Dogg acting in an old Abbot and Costello movie.  Eerie, eh?

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Should Earth Day Be Us Day?

We, the Human Race, are born of a selfish breeding.  We care not about the past or the future.  We only care about our now — and that’s bad for the business of the world.  Today is Earth Day, and I wonder if we should change the name to “Us
Day” in order to get broader, and more dedicated, involvement in the
scheme.

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The Greening of an American Revolution

SuperGenius writer Tom Friedman has a new book published today:  “Hot, Flat and Crowded” — and it is a fantastic view into the future of the world and he explains how the USA needs to reposition its thinking and priorities in order to maintain a leadership role or risk getting left behind by rising powers like China and India. 

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