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Appetite For Consumption

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The happiness scam

Rainn Wilson, the comedic actor best know as “Dwight” from The Office, delivered a brilliant commencement speech to the graduating class at USC a couple of months ago. 884 more words

Economics

Pleasures and Politics of Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods, the behemoth distributers of the natural lifestyle, started in Austin. A visit to the flagship store is both awesome and creepy. The produce, no matter where you are in the country, comes mostly from California. 550 more words

Individuation

Points of view: storytelling & society

On storytelling, contemporary society, consumerism and relationships, this short piece by Doug Lipman digs in deep and brief into what really matters: Offering ourselves when telling, reaching out with love, resonating with passion, contributing with our soul: 183 more words

Storytelling

Geek is the New Black

I woke up this morning with “I’m the One That’s Cool”, one of Felicia Day’s music videos to promote The Guild, stuck in my head. So I started my day thinking about the idea of geekdom and popularity, about how “they say that geek’s becoming chic”. 2,071 more words

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Raising DIY People

You know what’s the best thing about doing it uneven? You can’t make a mistake.” —Stella, 10

That’s what Stella told me yesterday when she decided to cut her own hair.

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The Tastemakers: Why We’re Crazy for Cupcakes But Fed Up With Fondue by David Sax

If you have ever wondered why certain foods “appear” out of nowhere to suddenly show up on every menu, store shelf, magazine article and television program, this book will enlighten you. 263 more words

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