Reading Time: < 1 minute Need some motivation in this new year? Watch this time-lapse of a 30-story hotel that came together in just 360 hours. And it’s even super-earthquake resistant. Sorry, Charlie….Made in China.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Can/should a reporter call a candidate on semantic nonsense? Watch this video–in its entirety—and see reporter be reprimanded by Romney press secretary for sticking to his guns. Will this reporter keep his job? Stay tuned.
Reading Time: < 1 minute On January 6, 1912, New Mexico became a state. Today is the 100th anniversary. It’s quite a place, to be sure. Enjoy this collage of photos from the Los Angeles Times.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Why the US withdrawal does not mean peace for Iraq….here’s the historical context
Reading Time: 4 minutes Let’s look a little further at what ails Obama—and us. It’s about the pretty small part of the One Percent that really calls the shots, and keeps a president from doing what he surely knows he must.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A strange little tale of a foreign country, a cave, and America’s favorite animator
Reading Time: 3 minutes Obama’s circle of friends shrinks. But “interesting” banker Robert Wolf remains. 99 percent, meet the One Percent, and their man with the president.
Reading Time: 3 minutes New Year’s resolutions should not be a drag. Adopting a few new practices and attitudes can and should be deeply satisfying.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Context rearranger video: Christian clerics beat each other with sticks on Christmas while Palestinian police try and stop it
Reading Time: 3 minutes Iowa is a waste of time (sorry, Iowa friends, nothing personal.) It’s typical of distractions that fill our bandwidth and keep us from focusing on what really matters.