Our Blog | August 2016

10 Ways to Improve Your Family’s Health Without Spending a Dime

by: Sara on 08/25/2016

In Today's blog post from Paige Wolf, the author of the just released book Spit that Out!: The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt shows how going green doesn't have to cost you a dime!

From BPA in baby bottles and asbestos in crayons to misleading "natural" labels—making environmental …

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Will the Book Survive Dark Age America?

by: EJ on 08/19/2016

Today’s blog is an excerpt from the newly released Dark Age America: Climate Change, Cultural Collapse, and the Hard Future Ahead by John Michael Greer. Greer draws some comfort from the knowledge that our species has managed to invent several durable technologies that have stood the test of time.  Among these, he lists the book. As a publisher, …

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Hiroshima Peace Declaration

by: EJ on 08/18/2016

The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was seventy-one years ago, in 1945.  And every year since 1947 the City of Hiroshima has held a Peace Festival, in the hopes that the Festival would develop into an event on a global scale and that it would help to convey Hiroshima’s desire for lasting peace to the people of the world.

Matsui Kazumi, …

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Natural Social Network: Wood Wide Web

by: Kiana on 08/10/2016

Social networks are not just found on our mobile devices according to German forest ranger Peter Wohlleben in his new book: The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate — Discoveries From a Secret World

Through his own observations along with scientific research, Peter has discovered that trees in fact can “count, learn and …

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The Halo of Pokémon: Fading… Or Shining Brighter?

by: Sara on 08/08/2016

Mari Swingle,PhD, the author of I-Minds: How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media are Changing our Brains, our Behavior, and the Evolution of our Species talks about the effect of the Pokémon Go phenomena on community, our brains, our sense of reality and our behaviour in general.

As the Pokémon Go craze swept over us we were …

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