“I love the world.” It’s Waylon’s Top 14 Link Picks of the Week.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Mar 19, 2013
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Above, an elaborate, mind-stopping Indian doorway.

Bonus update, #15: Malala Yousafzai, the 15 year-old Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban for promoting girls’ education in her country, is returning to school in the UK where she underwent several surgeries. (zeenews.india.com)

I don’t always have enough time to blog up everything. But I always have enough time to share what I’ve found fascinating, lately. Here’s my latest greatest lineup of things you, too, may find worth your while.

1. > On an illegally wiretapped recording, President Lyndon B. Johnson caught Richard Nixon prolonging the Vietnam War to win the 1968 presidential election; over 15,000 more Americans were killed in Vietnam. (youtube.com)

2. > The World Health Organization classifies tanning beds as a Level 1 carcinogen, the same as plutonium and cigarettes. (governing.com)

3. > Permaculture Punks of Mexico City:

4. > Via Reddit, a shorthand guide to avoiding BS marketing terms that mean nothing zilch zero when it comes to alcohol: I’m owner/operator of a liquor store, am overwhelmed by lies & deception of liquor labels, AMA (self.IAmA)

5. > Permaculture on Reddit: The difference between ‘dirt’ and ‘soil.”

6. > Yet another headline with “India” and “Rape” in the same sentence. British tourist jumped from hotel balcony in India and injured severely to escape from rape (ndtv.com) And, another: “Woman gang-raped inside lawyer’s chamber for filing divorce…in India.” (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)

7. > Vitamin Angels: one of the few organizations I’ve ever found that I can fully look up to and want to support. (independent.com)

8. > Sewage plants struggle to treat wastewater produced by fracking operations. Water from natural gas production still contains high levels of contaminants after going through the water treatment plants. (cenm.ag)

9. > NY Times: “For Colorado Governor, a Long Path to Gun Limits.”

10. > I love the world…sing it out!

“When Discovery first put this out in 2008 I couldn’t stop both smiling and singing it for weeks after.” (youtube.com)

11. > Labels That Translate Calories into Walking Distance Induce New Yorkers to Eat Less

12. > North Carolina church stops performing straight marriages until gay marriage becomes legal (salon.com)

13. > What Did J.D. Salinger, Leo Tolstoy, and Sarah Bernhardt Have in Common?

14. > Sakyong Mipham’s second child is born {Photo} Ki ki, so so!


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


One Response to ““I love the world.” It’s Waylon’s Top 14 Link Picks of the Week.”

  1. Trey says:

    Thank you.