By Jeremy: As the dust is settling after this year’s monumental series of wins for liberals, I’ve been reflecting on my past election night experiences. My first presidential election memory is from 1992, when my parents took me to see Bill Clinton speak shortly before he became president. I remember that it was right before … Continue reading »
By Jeremy: I’ve talked here several times now about our passion fruit (lilikoi in Hawaiian) plant, which has been dormant recently but provided us with a bounty of delicious, sweet fruit for several months. I recently discovered another interesting fruit growing on our property, and after some investigation, I discovered that this new fruit was, … Continue reading »
By Jeremy: I have struggled with anxiety to a greater or lesser degree for most of my life, and in recent years it has become unprecedentedly worse. Although I don’t always talk about it, my philosophical and artistic interests are all very much a direct response to my anxieties. My anxiety really started to get … Continue reading »
As we all have heard by now, a massive hurricane named Sandy is expected to hit the shore of our eastern coast tonight. This article is a collection of preparedness and response tips, some idea of what you can expect, and photos from citizens on the ground. Karyn has a background in disaster safety, aquired … Continue reading »
The live stream is posted below and the full version will be posted once the debate ends. While you wait, check out this article Karyn published with Kalev today. Will the presidential candidates discuss global climate change or was their discussion of energy last debate all we will hear? Stay tuned!
By Karyn: Recently, I came across a really neat website - InformationIsBeautiful.net - full of science and knowledge based infographics. Below is a collection of awesome (and beautiful) visuals that might help you better understand some of the technical topics discussed on our blog.
By Jeremy: We have now lived on the south side of the big island, among the lava fields, for over four months. Although we have explored many of the beach and forest areas around here, as well as the farmer’s markets, we have not explored our own neighborhood very much. Usually, when we are at … Continue reading »
By Karyn: This summer, the planet experienced catastrophic wildfires all over the world. Devastating, record setting fires struck Colorado, New Mexico and many other states and nations. In 2007, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicted that increasing fire risks would be one of the first major impacts of global climate change. All around us, we are beginning to … Continue reading »
By Karyn: We all know that politicians have a tendency to stretch the truth, so factchecking is basically a necessity if you really want to figure out your vote. Yet, there are a million different sources out there. Who do you trust?
The full video of the 2012 2nd Presidential Debate is available below.
It hasn’t always been easy to identify what is fresh in the marketplace. Many vegetables and fruits are genetically mortified to grow throughout the year. Depending on how you feel about genetically modified food this may not matter very much to you.
The debate begins in 10 minutes at 9pm EST. Both Biden and Ryan are a little crazy, so we’re excited to see what they bring to the stage.
One argument really stuck out with us tonight, especially considering Jeremy’s reflection on free will. Romney stated that parents should receive the additional funds that states and localities choose to dispense to schools. Yet, what about American families that have only one school facility within 30 miles? Do they have a choice about where they send their … Continue reading »
By Jeremy: Of all the issues being discussed this election season, one of the most important has hardly received any attention: the issue of free will.
Update: 12pm EST Full video of the October 3rd US Presidential debate available here: