Body

Mushrooms

Save money: Cultivate Pounds of Mushrooms at Home

Published on March 29th, 2013 | by Chris Campbell

As a child, perhaps you had mycophobia, the fear of fungi. Maybe you picked mushrooms off your pizza, or stared at your bowl of cream of mushroom until your mother relented. However, most of us develop [&hellip... Read More


Joy

Bullet time on the lawn

Buttboarding provides creative inspiration

Published on March 25th, 2013 | by Brook Taylor

See how an amazing idea came about while buttboarding one day . You’ll find out what that is in a couple minutes. Looks like you guys are having a blast. Buttboarding provides creative inspiration 4 (80%) [&hellip... Read More


Heroes

Kakenya Ntaiya - Women's education

A better tomorrow one girl at a time

Published on March 21st, 2013 | by Brook Taylor

This must-watch talk starts off slow paced, builds up steam then hits you like a frieght train. Anyone in Hollywood looking for a powerful story to tell needs look no futher than Kakenya Ntaiya’s journey into [&hellip... Read More


Mind

Fish swimming

Fish farming two point oh!

Published on March 18th, 2013 | by Brook Taylor

When was the last time you cried because you saw something beautiful? It’s no secret I’m a bit of a softie when it comes to social and environmental issues and this TED talk by world famous [&hellip... Read More


Mind

De-extinction? Vanished species set to return!

Published on March 17th, 2013 | by Brook Taylor

I must admit.  I’m conflicted here.  De-extinction is the idea (and now practice) of bringing back extinct species. Rapid advances in biotech and genetics make the once impossible a reality.  In this calm and cool TED [&hellip... Read More


Money

Rent a room here in this lovely town square

Convert your spare room into cash

Published on March 17th, 2013 | by Brook Taylor

Economic downturns can suck. People losing their jobs is rarely an awesome thing yet in tougher times opportunities to make money arise in ways we might not expect.  So let me ask you this: do you [&hellip... Read More


Heroes

One stright shooter: Kid president

Kid President

Published on March 16th, 2013 | by Brook Taylor

It’s hard to find words sometimes. When I think about Kid President; I’m pleasantly speechless and just end up grinning at the utter coolness of this kid and his buddy Brad Montague (the fella behind the [&hellip... Read More


Home

Tiny house being towed to new location

Tiny homes: For And Against

Published on March 16th, 2013 | by Brook Taylor

I first came across tiny homes about 4 years ago and they captivated me immediately.  Tiny homes are exactly that; very small homes – often built on flatbed trailers then placed on a site or pad [&hellip... Read More


Heroes

Stephen Ritz green walls bronx

Steven Ritz: Greening the Bronx one wall at a time

Published on March 16th, 2013 | by Brook Taylor

I wish I had half this guy’s energy.  Take a ride with Steven on an exburant and joyful tour of exactly what he’s been up to.  Watch an everyday hero who finds creative solutions to everyday [&hellip... Read More


Heroes

William Kamkwamba wind turbine

Think you can’t? Think again.

Published on March 16th, 2013 | by Brook Taylor

If you’ve ever had an idea and thought “meh, no way I can do that” then meet William and think again.  Whether it’s Rocky Balboa taking on a bad ass Russian in the ring or that [&hellip... Read More


Inspired

Bobby McFerrin in the moment

Surf the moment with Bobby McFerrin

Published on March 16th, 2013 | by Brook Taylor

I think most of us have a problem; we spend far too much time in our heads. Most of that time is spent thinking about the past or stressing about the future and rarely are we [&hellip... Read More


General

Make it fly

The maiden post.

Published on March 15th, 2013 | by Brook Taylor

When they launch ships and airplanes for the first time, they call it the maiden voyage.   I’m not sure why that is, but it has a nice sound to it.  With this first post here at [&hellip... Read More


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