When I am a hundred I hope to pass on the wisdom of the Beymun people of central Africa. They are a small people who need to find wives from surrounding peoples. The men do this by learning to sing the songs of he nations around them and pride themselves on being able to sing them better than the natives.
Lean to sing every song, make endless friends.
Added by Aaron Freeman on May 7, 2010 at 8:05pm —
OK there is not a LOT of ethnic diversity but HPSH has a program for every kind of kid regardless of their background. Gay, chess-loving, philosophy-minded. They have set up programs to make sure quirkiness is not necessarily an impediment to HS social success.
Added by Aaron Freeman on May 7, 2010 at 7:58pm —
We are called together by the crying needs of the world to join our superpowers in collaborative struggle to serve.
Our we share and inspire and plot across a global network of good will and optimism.
Where we see a clear need we are ready to focus our powers on it.
We are searching for those who need us. We are ready to act.
Added by Aaron Freeman on May 7, 2010 at 7:21pm —
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The power of the megacorps is awesome. Only the epic powers of evokers can stop them. http://www.moveon.org/powerupamerica/
Added by Aaron Freeman on May 7, 2010 at 7:13pm —
The valley of the Mayo River was isolated from the rest of the country until the 1970s, when construction of the Carretera Marginal trunk road gave access. A wave of spontaneous settlers from the highlands and the coast then came into the valley, increasing the population five-fold. Under such a dramatic event, the Aguarunas became a disadvantaged minority in their own… Continue
Added by Aaron Freeman on May 7, 2010 at 7:08pm —
This very smart Harvard Ph.D has a great take on coping with uncertainty
. But the poet says it in a slightly different way.
To make love,
For the divine alchemy to work,
The Pitcher needs a still…
Added by Aaron Freeman on May 7, 2010 at 7:04pm —
I don't exactly understand how to use it but I'll figure it out.
Added by Aaron Freeman on May 7, 2010 at 6:51pm —
As tensions rise over immigration and Illinois pols are forced to adopt draconian measures to avoid the anger of FoxNews riled mobs. Fighting has broken out hear the high school and reliable news is vital to the community.
Ushahiti to the rescue!
Added by Aaron Freeman on May 7, 2010 at 6:47pm —
I awake in Kigal, the capital city of Rwanda. I step into the lobby of my hotel to see athletes from all over the world here for the International Triathlon Union world championships. This is the first year Rwanda has fielded a team for the world's but their athletes, especially their women, have been setting the world on fire for the past four years.
Nike has been so impressed that they have marked a shoe, KigalKix designed for urban runners and a portion of the shoe's… Continue
Added by Aaron Freeman on May 7, 2010 at 6:22pm —
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The New Israel Fund and SHATIL are longstanding partners with the Bedouin community to empower women economically and socially. Find out how your support is making a difference to some of Israel's most underprivileged citizens.
Added by Aaron Freeman on May 7, 2010 at 6:00pm —
WASHINGTON — Fifteen countries, including U.S. allies Greece (… Continue
Added by Aaron Freeman on April 12, 2010 at 10:57am —
Iran has lashed out at the West over human trafficking across the world, calling for the adoption of strict regulations to combat the inhumane activity.
"The ominous phenomenon of human trafficking, and women in particular, is an advanced form of modern slavery in the third millennium that has targeted all countries and regions of the world," said Iranian lawmaker Tayyebeh Safaei at the 122nd Assembly of… Continue
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Six exercise bikes lined up in the street of Beijing's…
Added by Aaron Freeman on March 30, 2010 at 11:58pm —
Inspired by agent Lucas post on energy from exercise
. I recall that I have forever thought the televisions and cd players attached to our treadmills, stationary bikes, etc should be powered by the exercise we do.
Added by Aaron Freeman on March 30, 2010 at 11:52pm —
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BUREWALA – Chairman Indus Water Treaty Council Hafiz Zahoor-ul-Hassan Dahr has said that previous 131 rounds of talks between Pakistan and India under Indus Water Treaty bore no fruits and the latest dialogue would meet the same result.… Continue
Added by Aaron Freeman on March 30, 2010 at 11:30am —
Don't mean to get too political but I think it worthwhile to note that the manipulation of food/hunger is a time-tested tool of the powerful.
This food crisis requires no new tech, only a renewed political commitment to make the evildoers stop.
Added by Aaron Freeman on March 29, 2010 at 9:12pm —