TAG: Life

Plan Your Life and Then Live It

Plan Your Life

Someone once said that “life is what happens when you’re busy making plans”. In recent weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to think about this at a point in my own life when I need to make some pretty big decisions about where I work, where I live, what I put my energy into. Needless to say, as an environmentalist and aspiring sustainabilitarian, I’m doing some deep thinking about the implications of the choices I make. The trick, however, is to develop a strategy that responds to an appropriate level of planning and motivates the right action at the right time…. read more

Google Wants You To Live Forever

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Last fall, Google announced that they were creating a new startup company that would tackle the issue of human longevity — namely, stopping the brain from decaying as we age. It was partly based off the science suggested by Dr. Cynthia Kenyon in her Ted Talk about aging, which can be viewed below: Google’s startup, if successful, wouldn’t give us the god-like ability to never age, but it would be a giant leap in that direction. If we could bring the median age from 70-80yrs old up to 100-120yrs, wouldn’t you want those extra 40-50yrs of life to enjoy? I… read more

First Life: A Documentary On Our Origins

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It’s impossible to ever get enough of Sir David Attenborough’s BBC Documentaries. “First Life” is one of his more recent films. It takes us back through time to the very first organisms that walked the earth, and how life evolved to its current stages. You can view the documentary on Youtube right here: It’s important to study ancient life on earth, so that we can better understand how our changing environment affects everything it touches. If this piques your interest, you’ll definitely want to check out more of Attenborough’s award-winning narration at your local Best Buy, Walmart, or by shopping… read more