"To prove you aren't a robot, perform this tedious repetitive task without questioning or complaining."

(TIL) there's a species of prokaryote whose cells are flat and square. This means that before bacteria evolved life had to trial and error what shape cell worked best. Clearly the round ones worked better, or we would have been made out of flat squares!
the Haloquadratum walsbyi en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haloquad

The top 1% get most of their wealth from stocks and mutual funds. They don't do much work or contribute to society. Sure Bill Gates invented a great OS, but he didn't get to be the fourth richest person in the world by programing. Tell me, if the stock market crashed but you were still able to earn a living and buy what you need, would you suffer? Could we create an environment where the most productive people earn the most by boycotting publicly traded corporations?

The very rich don't pay taxes. The wealth doesn't trickle down, it just accumulates in very few hands. So why do we keep giving them more? I think we ought to be more mindful of where our money goes and spend it where it might come back into circulation.

I did that political compass test again and it put me squarely in the "Hippies" box. Yup. That's me.

Teachers, stop showing YouTube videos and other corporate internet content on classrooms if you don't have effective adblockers in use.

Students shouldn't be force-fed ads during class.

School children in Uganda give an educational poem about the dangers of anti-biotics and superbugs
or find it embedded here

How to fight desertification and reverse climate change. Desertification is happening all over the world, even in the western usa. However, there is a proven and profitable solution!

People with spinal injuries might soon be able to control computers with their brains. Monkeys can play simple games with just their brains already!

The Alexander Technique teaches a mindful way of moving the body as it evolved to move. Practicing this technique can reduce and often eliminate chronic muscle aches and pains.

I got an e phone a few months ago and I love it! It is freeing to know i am not being tracked by google. It works really well and supports all the apps i need!

If you eat meat, you can eat it while supporting the environment. Grasslands need grazers, and 100% grass fed cows use a lot less water than cows from feed lots. Buying local also helps with decentralizing the food supply. Markegard Family Grass-Fed is a sustainable ranch near the bay area. You can find them at the farmer's market in San Francisco on every other Thursday 2-6pm Near City College.

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