Thursday, August 6, 2009

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Aug 06

Today’s Quote:

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle.”

— Philo

Today’s Most Important Stories, Information & Links:

• Follow @iyeshe on Twitter for live updates from #Brasil2020
State of the World Forum streaming live on USTREAM

Esalen 28-Day Work Study Program
Intermarriage Is Major Cause Of U.S. Boost In Jewish American Secularism (Jerusalem Post)
How Is America Going To End? The World’s Leading Futurologists Have Four Theories (Slate Magazine)
TEDTalks now available on TiVo
Programs To Change Gays To Straights Don’t Work (CNN)
• American Psychological Association “Gays To Straights Don’t Work” Report (pdf)
IBM Taps University Students for Insight (Sustainable Life Media)
The Tao Of Twitter: The Spirit In The Machine by Lama Surya Das
• Mashable’s “The Twitter Guide Book”
U.S. Food Stamp List Tops 34 Million For First Time (Reuters)
• Concerning Today’s Twitter Meltdown: TwitterMashableReuters
Denial Of Service Attacks Being Investigated By Google, Twitter, Facebook (Mashable)
Is Cyber Warfare To Blame For Twitter Meltdown? (Mashable)
• Reuters on moves to restrict online news: “I believe in the link economy. Please feel free to link to our stories…”

Today’s Recommended Product:

Michael Pritchard’s Lifesaver Bottle

New Additions To Website:

• Added banner button for “Wake Up! Exploring The Potential Of Lucid Dreaming” (recommended documentary)
Michael Pritchard’s Water Filter Turns Filthy Water Drinkable (video)

Today’s Video: Michael Pritchard’s Water Filter Turns Filthy Water Drinkable

Too much of the world lacks access to clean drinking water. Engineer Michael Pritchard did something about it — inventing the portable Lifesaver filter, which can make the most revolting water drinkable in seconds. An amazing demo from TEDGlobal 2009. Lifesaver bottle websitePurchase Lifesaver bottle via Amazon

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