Boycott Starbucks? Here’s Why…
By: Jacob Devaney - 17 November 2014 - 2 Comments

Musical legend Neil Young and informed Americans are standing in solidarity with Vermont voters to boycott Starbucks in what promises to be one of the most exciting showdowns of our time. In a landmark [...]

Uplift Festival Inspires Global Solutions
By: Jacob Devaney - 13 November 2014 - 0 Comments

Our planet and its citizens are quickly approaching a cross-roads where the need to confront emerging crises invites us to collaborate in ways that we have never done before. UPLIFT Festival has been dubbed the “Visionary TED” [...]

Spontaneous Acts of Joy in Public Places
By: Jacob Devaney - 31 October 2014 - 0 Comments

Flash mobs are magical spontaneous experiences for those participating and for those unsuspecting onlookers caught in the midst of them. It is a revolutionary act to dance, laugh, and celebrate in the face of all [...]

Lose Yourself Behind a Mask…
By: Jacob Devaney - 29 October 2014 - 0 Comments

Every culture and tradition around the world has masks, costumes, dances, puppets, and ceremonial characters that teach or bring meaning to the community. In native traditions these are not considered performances to be watched, [...]

Sustainable Solutions: Water in the Walls
By: Jacob Devaney - 08 October 2014 - 0 Comments

People who study ecological design and live sustainably off the grid understand the importance of thermal mass for keeping places cool in the summer and warm in the winter. This energy efficient thinking shouldn’t be limited to [...]

Farmshare Model Can End World Hunger
By: Jacob Devaney - 06 October 2014 - 0 Comments

If you took everything that the farmers are now throwing away because of market conditions or cosmetic imperfections and you took that food… kept it from the landfills, kept it from being plowed under [...]

Essencia Makes Walls Talk
By: Jacob Devaney - 30 September 2014 - 0 Comments

Art changes the way we perceive the world. It’s no wonder that large companies spend millions of dollars littering our urban landscapes with billboards. Public murals, in contrast to advertisements, have the ability to teach, [...]

Sex & Nature, Evocative Paintings by Mark Henson
By: Jacob Devaney - 26 September 2014 - 1 Comment

Sex arouses the body, nature enriches the soul, and art inspires the mind. Artist Mark Henson makes love visible with a paintbrush. It’s not porn, and it’s not exactly what you were thinking but it [...]

Internet Mirrors Human Brain
By: Jacob Devaney - 24 September 2014 - 0 Comments

When technology enables a truly global connected intelligence, the kind of insights we’re going to be able to have we cannot even imagine yet.” -Tiffany Shlain You have probably heard of Connected the Film, or The [...]

First Nations Lead Way at Climate March
By: Jacob Devaney - 23 September 2014 - 0 Comments

When the wisdom of the heart meets the power of the mind we will see peace upon the land. -Prophecy of Eagle and Condor This is the common sentiment in many versions of the [...]