Marketable Coping Skills

I’m 10 days into my incredible vacation, relaxing in a Florida hotel room with Kay, watching TV over the too-loud air conditioner. Tomorrow, we’re headed to DisneyWorld to be big kids for a few days. 329 more words

The Rest Of The World

NYTimes: Sun and Wind Alter Global Landscape, Leaving Utilities Behind

Finally, some news which says renewable energy is making headway.

Many poor countries, once intent on building coal-fired power plants to bring electricity to their people, are discussing whether they might leapfrog the fossil age and build clean grids from the outset.

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The Rest Of The World

A $25 Donation Is All It Takes

To all of our friends far and near, please support Menokin during The Amazing Raise. The non-profit with gifts from the most states wins a $1000 bonus prize. 29 more words


Xu Bing's Tiger Skin Rug and Tobacco Project

From above and afar, you would be excused for mistaking this great work with the lavish furnishing of a tiger skin rug. However, it’s when one steps closer that they notice the unusual material making up this 40-foot work of art – 500,000 cigarettes. 191 more words

Art And Culture

What Would These Fashionistas Change About The Fashion Industry?

New York Fashion Week, September 2014: Looks like stripes are making a strong come back, but attitudes and egos need to be left behind.

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Art And Culture

Menokin's Doubtful Guest

The window in my office frames a beautiful view of Menokin. The native plants and shrubs around the visitor’s center bring me a constant and varied cast of feathered guests. 695 more words