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20 Cognitive Biases

20 Cognitive Biases

An iconic taxonomy of bias.

Posted in Knowledge, Miscellaneous

Mushrooms I’ve Known

Vermont forest shroom shots.

Posted in Miscellaneous, Wild Things

How Cubans’ Health Improved When Their Economy Collapsed

Urban agriculture in Cuba (image: WikiPedia)

Richard Schiffman | The Atlantic Monthly Apr 18 2013 Sometimes financial crises can force lifestyle changes for the better. When Cuba’s benefactor, the Soviet Union, closed up shop in the early 1990s, it sent the Caribbean nation into an economic

Posted in Consumerism?!, Miscellaneous, Politics

Protected: Deceased Designs

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Posted in Miscellaneous, Politics, Religion, Wild Things

Night, Between Cliff & Lake

This is local soundscape from the night of August 17th – owls, peepers, coyotes, frogs, geese, a click or two from an otherwise quiet me, a distant engine…

Posted in Miscellaneous, Music, Wild Things

Pre-mail: Not just a good idea.

WARNING. This is not email. This is pre-mail. It is a new product being marketed on the internet by the company. Please get your friends to visit our web site by simply telling them our easy-to-remember web address. In

Posted in Consumerism?!, Miscellaneous

Today’s Fruit and Fungus

These guys are my immediate neighbors. The black berries are sweeet. I haven’t ID’d all the shrooms, although they’re inedible for the most part. Chanterelles and morels round here are the best.

Posted in Food, Miscellaneous, Photo

United States Is the Laziest Developed Country in the World

Inspired by the Winter Olympics currently being played in Vancouver, the Daily Beast decided to give out virtual medals—for not the most athletic countries, but the laziest. Starting with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s member countries with extensive

Posted in Consumerism?!, Miscellaneous, Politics

… and we’re back

I hope you like the new look of

Posted in Miscellaneous

Impermanence and

I’m Brendan Lalor, the one who runs there it is . org. In recent weeks I moved from Oklahoma City to Manchester Center, VT, and in the process the website went down a few times, and email communcations went hay-wire for periods of days.

Posted in Miscellaneous

Band names, Poems, & Blurbs

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