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All The Blogs -- November 2009

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

The Need for Truth in Politics, Business and Personal Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 28, 2009 | Health

Read More: boundaries, communication, compassion, cooperation, ethics, responsibility, truth

Lying appears to be becoming an acceptable means to an end. Some weeks ago we watched the balloon boy hoax motivated by the desire for money and stardom. It didn't much matter to the perpetrators the effect their stunt might...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Giving Thanks and Transforming Our World

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 26, 2009 | Lifestyle

Read More: caring, cooperation, giving, gratitude, healing, love, peace, sharing, Thanksgiving

Today, Thanksgiving Day, we honor cooperation, peace, sharing, support, gratitude and giving. But do we truly honor these ideals if we nurture them but one day a year? Do we truly honor these ideals if we don't put them into...

Jeff Nelson

Billy Mays - The Auto-tune Infomercial Ballad

Jeff Nelson | November 24, 2009 | Video

Read More: billy mays, fun

There is this great software called Auto-tune that allows you to take someone's voice and control the timing and pitch, and turn their talking into singing. This very talented guy makes videos featuring scientists like Carl Sagan, and turnss some...

Jeff Nelson

Dracula and The Children

Jeff Nelson | November 23, 2009 | Lifestyle

Read More: dracula, jeff nelson

What's a blog for, if not to talk about what you're doing. Our son is in a middle school production of Dracula -- a comedy -- in a few weekends. I was asked to make a little promo by the...

vegwitch

On-line veggie food recommendation - veggiebrothers.com

vegwitch | November 22, 2009 | Food

Read More: vegan food, veggiebrothers.com

Recently we received a lovely "care package" from veggiebrothers.com, which describes itself as, "The First and Only On-Line Vegan Restaurant featuring Vegetarian Versions of America's favorite classic dishes and more." Each and every dessert, entree or side dish we sampled was...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

The Value of Truth, Facts and Logic in Problem-Solving

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 22, 2009 | Health, Lifestyle

Read More: calm, deduction, denial, facts, logic, problem-solving, solutions, truth

I was looking for an identification card. I was certain I hadn't thrown it away. Unfortunately, I had put it someplace where I could not find it. I presumed I had placed it in a particular desk drawer, but having...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Swine Flu, Personal Relationships, and 2012

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 15, 2009 | Health

Read More: 2012, greed, relationships, swine flu, truth

I read an article (http://bit.ly/rY2Q3) about swine flu vaccines containing mercury and other adjuvants that can cause multiple sclerosis, lupus, and other debilitating illnesses. The article discusses how the makers of the vaccines are doing studies to prove safety but...

News Hound

Look what the Newshound dug up - a new raw vegan restaurant coming to the Los Angeles area

News Hound | November 13, 2009 | Food

Read More: Echo Park, Los Angeles, raw vegan restaurant

It looks almost as tasty as doggy biscuits! My humans can hardly wait to try it. Mooifood Restaurant...

Jeff Nelson

What's Wrong with this Picture?

Jeff Nelson | November 13, 2009 | Food

Read More: LA Times, salmonella

Front of the Los Angeles Times website there is currently a story entitled Food-borne pathogens carry devastating long-term effects. It's about salmonella and how it's introduced into foods from animals. The article is here. So what would you expect the...

vegwitch

Pirate Radio - a fascinating slice of music history

vegwitch | November 13, 2009 | Lifestyle

Read More: pirate radio

I heard this story on NPR this afternoon - it was so fascinating that when I got home a little while ago, I actually found it on the NPR website, so I could listen to it again. In the 60s,...

Gail Davis

Discover the Power of Neem

Gail Davis | November 11, 2009 | Green, Health

Read More: gail davis, herbs, mouthwash, neem, toothpaste

When I was traveling throughout Rajasthan, India last year, I was the only person in my small tour group who opted not to endure chemoprophylaxis (taking preventive medicines such as mefloquine, doxycyline and malarone) to prevent malaria. Like all drugs,...

News Hound

Heavier Americans Push Back on Health Debate

News Hound | November 8, 2009 | Health

Read More: health care, new york times, obesity

Fat people have an increased risk of chronic disease, and their medical costs end up being substantially higher than their leaner counterparts. So the government is weighing proposals that would make it easier for employers to use financial rewards or penalties...

Jeff Nelson

Is Big Biz Freaking Out That People Are Going Veg?

Jeff Nelson | November 7, 2009 | Food, Health

Read More: ada, american dietetic association, jeff nelson, los angeles times

There is a lot in the media these days about why it's important that people reject meat and dairy for the obvious reasons.  Some examples: WorldWatch releases a report that over 50% of global warming is due to eating animals...

Jeff Nelson

Disneyland: A Study in Light

Jeff Nelson | November 6, 2009 | Lifestyle

Read More: disneyland, jeff nelson

Sunday night in Disneyland, and there's light everywhere you look!            ...

vegwitch

wilkommen, bienvenue, welcome!

vegwitch | November 5, 2009 | Homeschool

After 13 years on the 'net, it was about time for a remodel! So here we are in our new space - hope you enjoy it.      ...

Jeff Nelson

You've Changed! And so has VegSource

Jeff Nelson | November 5, 2009 | Health

Read More: jeff nelson, redesign

Welcome to the new and improved -- VegSource 2.0...! Pardon our dust, we're in Phase One of our redesign with a lot yet to do. Look around, you'll see that articles are being sorted into new categories -- though only...