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Earth Day: Mycelium Running

Lambert here. If your heart goes pit-a-pat when you hear the phrase "mycelial mat," these presentations from mycological entrepreneur Paul Stamets, taken from the Agricultural Innovations podcasts of 2007, are for you. The Big Picture (hat tip) put up two short, much more focused and, though I say it, investor-friendly TED talks from Stamets today, but I think the following long-form podcasts give a greater sense of the cornucopia of blazing insight that Stamets provides.
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30 Uplifting Photos Of Entrepreneurs In The Developing World

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (11 hours ago)

Boatmen in India, brick makers in Peru, and fishermen in the United Arab Emirates — these are just a few of the low-income entrepreneurs who make developing countries run. While their income doesn't always factor into the GDP, they ... Read Post

Elon Musk Testing ‘X-Wing’ Fins For Reusable Rockets, Seafaring Spaceport Drones For Landing And Take-Off

Technology : TechCrunch (8 hours ago)

Let’s face it: Elon Musk is probably a time traveller sent back to help us leave earth behind and achieve the next phase of human evolution. The inventor and entrepreneur issued a minor tweet storm today, in which he detailed a new ... Read Post

Paul Stamets on 6 ways mushrooms can save the world

Business & Finance / Investing : The Big Picture (3 years ago)

Entrepreneurial mycologist Paul Stamets seeks to rescue the study of mushrooms from forest gourmets and psychedelic warlords. The focus of Stamets’ research is the Northwest’s native fungal genome, mycelium, but along the way he has... Read Post


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