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In honor of Valentine’s Day, Awesome Stories focuses on love this week. 21 Life Lessons Reading the intro to this article, I thought the advice might be irrelevant, but I was pleasantly surprised.┬áThe lessons invite us to look at life and relationship in new ways based on love, trust, patience, connection, and cooperation. These 21…

gardens, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you joy, Metropolis Farms, storytelling, and garden lessons. Metropolis Farms Philidelphia, PA is home to one of the most energy-efficient, cost-effective, and highest producing indoor vertical farming operation in the country called Metropolis Farms. Their goal is to change the way we farm and help spread their technology around the…

Reciprocity, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings your education reform, life lessons, reciprocity, and beyond judgments. Education Reform I really resonate with Seth Godin’s perspective on education reform called Stop Stealing Dreams. His core premise is that our education model is outdated and mostly kills dreams and creativity. Education in the US and much of the world…

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This week Awesome Stories brings you the dark side, problems of capitalism, horse whispering, and lessons from the garden. The Dark Side One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. ~ Carl Jung Mostly I agree with Doc in this post about the pitfalls of calling yourself…

Tinkers Bubble, community, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you eco-communities, life as poetry, consciousness of trees, creativity and age defying friendship. Tinkers Bubble This one captured my attention just for the name. Tinkers Bubble is a wonderful low impact community in rural Somerset, England. They have mostly woodlands, with some orchards, gardens, PV solar, cottage businesses and a…

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Wow, what creativity. Designers at Therefore Products have come up with a radically simple way to create light using gravity to run a LED light. They call it Gravity LIght.The intent is to affordably replace kerosene lanterns for many people in developing countries. Later this design could also be great for camping, emergency and other…