December 2012

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Posted on December 30, 2012 by Jeff Reifman

How we know what we know – Richard Dawkins on Evidence in Science

via Brainpickings: beautiful letter by Richard Dawkins to his ten year old daughter on how we know what we know:[pullquote2 quotes=”true” align=”center” textColor=”#000000″ cite=”Richard Dawkins”]People sometimes say that you must believe in feelings deep inside, otherwise you’d never be confident of things like ‘My wife loves me’. But this is a bad argument. There can Read More

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Posted on December 27, 2012 by Jeff Reifman

Vivian Maier, Street Photographer featured in This American Life’s The Invisible Made Visible

I really enjoyed This American Life’s 2 hour movie special, “The Invisible Made Visible“. One of the highlights was learning about the largely unknown street photographer Vivian Maier. This Life tells the story of her posthumous discovery when John Maloof acquired 30,000 of her prints and negatives in a storage locker auction. It’s worth downloading the Read More

Find out if a movie or tv show is streaming on net flix
Posted on December 27, 2012 by Jeff Reifman

Is it on Netflix?

Can I Stream It is a useful search engine for finding whether a movie or TV show is streaming on Netflix or for sale on iTunes or Amazon’s Instant Video. They also have a handy popular streaming summary for Netflix.

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Posted on December 27, 2012 by Jeff Reifman

Notes on the New Yorker’s Top One Hundred Lists of All Time

Interesting: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are #7 on The New Yorker’s Top One Hundred Lists of All Time. Perhaps missed, the Vigyan Bhairav Tantra, also known as the Radiant Sutras, 112 Tantra Yoga Teachings for Opening to the Divine in Everyday Life. Missing: List of 69,000 heat records set in the U.S. in 2012. Link also Read More

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Posted on December 23, 2012 by Jeff Reifman

Hala Khouri’s Yoga for Trauma Workshop in Seattle

Hala Khouri is holding a three day workshop in Seattle, register early to reserve your spot: The focus of this training is on understanding the physiology of trauma and how it shows up in the body. The majority of people considered “at-risk” have had significant trauma in their lives. Hala will share important tools from Read More