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How the Childfree Plan for End of Life

What are you going to do when you get old? As much as I hate this question, I love how creative the childfree have been in their response to this. Not by words but by actions. Recently the New York Times featured an article about childfree...Show More Summary

Save 35% on NukAlert Radiation Detector - Lowest Price Gauranteed

NukAlert Radiation Detector More than just a radiation detector, the NukAlert™ is a patented personal radiation meter, monitor and alarm. Small enough to attach to a key chain, the device operates non-stop, 24/7 and will promptly warn...Show More Summary

Ever Thought About Writing an Op-Ed? Here are Some Tips

Do you enjoy reading op-eds? Have you ever thought about writing one?  Writing them is not as easy as it may seem, and to get them accepted for print is competitive business. Why? The op-ed pages of major newspapers are read by businesspeople, scholars and those at the highest levels of government.… Read more

The world is facing a growing threat of nuclear war

The world is facing a growing threat of nuclear war Within the next few weeks, after years of stalling and evasion, Iran may at last agree to curb its nuclear programme. In exchange for relief from sanctions it will accept, in principle, that it should allow intrusive inspections and limit how much uranium will cascade through its centrifuges. Show More Summary

Ten Free Venues to Check Out During SXSW Music

Big Bend National Park, Texas; 6 1/2-hour drive from Austin (via National Geographic)  Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico; 11 1/2-hour drive from Austin (via me) Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, Texas; 1 1/2-hour drive from Austin...Show More Summary

Special PreSale event | UnCooked Freeze Dried Beef Patties | Only 20 Cases available

We had the patties in stock last year in early 2014 and we had published a similar chart from Bureau of Labor Statistics. Have a look at the updated chart below, in just 1 year prices have gone really high and this trend will continue.There's...Show More Summary

LiveTrue Book Review: The Unspeakable and Other Subjects of Discussion

How could a collection of personal essays about “unspeakable acts that teach no easy lessons” not peak one’s curiosity? It did mine. So did author Meghan Daum’s comment of her book, The Unspeakable and Other Subjects of Discussion: “I suspect this is the kind of book that winds up being loved and hated in equal measure.… Read more

Why independent films are so important

Last week, I had the pleasure of briefly working with Sundance Film Forward as they screened two of their festival films, Little Accidents and Imperial Dreams, in Austin (with additional screenings in San Marcos and San Antonio). Film Forward, in partnership with the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, the Institute of Museum […]

The Beauty & Destruction of the Texas Gulf

Life is interesting. Sometimes it takes you to the Texas Gulf, on a shrimp boat captained by a man named Mauricio. On that boat is a beautiful woman doing aerial silks. While you watch her, your boyfriend is dressed as a sea captain and is aiming a fake firearm at a fictional person. Two friends […]

Public Speaking Skills: The Art of the Acceptance Speech

Every year I try to catch the Academy Awards, of course with interest in the nominees, but also how the Oscar winners give their award acceptance speeches. You’d think that actors would be decent public speakers – and many are – but not so much in one particular public speaking area – acceptance speeches!… Read more

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“Excuse me, are you Jewish?”

Sometimes I’m that person who loves going to Whole Foods on Sunday morning, New York Times in tow. I feel as though I should apologize for it, or at least make fun of myself for it, but in truth, I look forward to this time to people watch, eat well, read or strike up a […]

Nonfiction Book Review: Creativity: The Perfect Crime

In 1974, Phillipe Petit illegally walked a tight rope between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and set himself apart with his unique formula of boldness and skill. With the fame of such an audacious feat and the many other impressive talents he possesses, Petit began a speaking tour presenting his approach to creative problem solving.… Read more

Washington, DC Haven for Childfree Singles

One more reason to become a lobbyist? The nation’s capital has long been a place that attracts young professionals. Now, information from local income tax data provides some specifics, with a snapshot of the different types of families across D.C. Show More Summary

Sundance is coming to Austin with free, public screenings

  Since its inception, Sundance has worked diligently to showcase thought-provoking films from up-and-coming talent. This mission was amplified in 2011 by the creation of Sundance Film Forward, a touring program of the Institute’s most culturally...Show More Summary

GIVEAWAY: VIP Tix to One by One Texas

This weekend, my friends over at Citygram are co-presenting One by One Texas, a three-day event showcasing the best in Instagram photography, food and drinks from Austin’s hottest upcoming restaurants and a delightful BBQ smorgasbord. And Citygram, the very fine ladies and gentlemen that they are, would like you and a friend or lover to be their Very Important […]

Nonfiction Book Review: The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

If you want to know yourself, as Socrates once advised us all to do, author Charles Duhigg suggests the place to start is with habits. In The Power of Habit, he makes a compelling case that we are, at bottom, the sum of our habits.… Read more

Mountain House Educates Consumers: When Long-Term Emergency Food Isn’t

Third party study finds wide range of oxygen levels in popular brands Albany, Ore. – February 16, 2015 – Mountain House, the best-selling brand of camping, backpacking, and emergency preparedness meals, released results today of a recent...Show More Summary

The Challenge of Finding a Truly Childfree Man...in Africa

I recently received an email from a 35 year old African woman from Nairobi, Kenya who wanted to share her story. I will call her “Kris” as she asked to remain anonymous. She is a good example how an “early articulator” feels and copes as she navigates in a pronatalist culture. Show More Summary

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