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JAN WILLIS – A Peaceful World Begins With Small Peaceful Actions

To change the world, says Jan Willis, we need hope. And hope grows from nonviolent actions, no matter how small. Sharing this tiny planet amidst a vast universe, we are all interconnected beings, incapable even for a nanosecond of complete independence. Yet we conduct our lives as though we each possessed complete and ultimate control of our individual, isolated universes. We …

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Francie Diep – The Former Dentist Uncovering Sugar’s Rotten Secrets

For Cristin Kearns, it happened like all great Google finds: late at night, after clicking through every link on 10 pages of search results. That’s when she first saw the name of famed nutritionist Ancel Keys inside an unlikely book, Zoology Reprints and Separata, etc., Vol. 166. Zoology Reprints is one of the tens of millions of books Google has …

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The Vinyl Experience – 08.14.15

Amy Winehouse: Rehab
Miles Davis: So What
Lana Del Rey: West Coast
Beatles: Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Reprise/A Day In The Life
Black Keys: Gotta Get Away
Bob Marley & The Wailers: I Shot The Sheriff
Beatles: Abbey Road Medley: Sun King/Mean Mr. Mustard/Polythene Pam/She Came In Through The Bathrom Window
Lana Del Rey: Video Games
Arctic Monkeys: Do I Wanna Know
Jack White: High Ball Stepper
Jack White: Just One Drink

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Expat Files – 03.15.15

-Expat Eddie checks out the proposed Nicaraguan Canal Zone himself- looking for new business opportunities. Being Eddie, along the way he strayed into a few bars and casinos (both legal and dodgy) and finally ended up getting scammed by a brand new gringo acquaintance and two young female con artists in Costa Rica.   -Another example of why in Latin …