Under the Oak: Medical Hypothermia, and Enlightenment


I recently saw an article online that was discussing how doctors are looking at the medical benefits of hypothermia.  They believe that maybe we could save more lives by reducing people’s body temperatures in a controlled way. We also started talking about the many worlds interpretation of Quantum Mechanics, and what is Enlightenment.

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Picking a Bone With Panhandlers


I believe my scent attracts panhandlers. I don’t know what it is, but maybe my Old Spice deodorant gives them the sense that i’m overflowing with money. Truth is, i’m not. I don’t really mind people coming up to me and asking for money, because I see this as a chance to get to know somebody new and have a nice conversation. Apparently most of them don’t seem to see it that way.

Let me tell you about my most recent encounter:

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People Say It’s A Chemical Reaction. I Say It’s Magic.


Get up, explore the world.  Life is about experiences; enjoy what the world has to offer.

Deep within Tenorio Volcano National Park in Costa Rica lies the Rio Celeste river, where sulfur reacts with calcium carbonate to create an incredibly blue river.  A blue that is reminiscent of the sky after the rain washes away 32 days of gloom.

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