Category Archive: Science

on sleep & productive dreaming

What is sleep, and what happens when we dream? Getting a good night’s sleep should be simple enough, yet nowadays it’s so difficult. Think about it: your best ideas come when you are… Continue reading

the art & science of healing the planet: geotherapy and Mara G. Haseltine

When something you love is dying, only the most dramatic action will do. Mara G. Haseltine, an artist and environmental activist, is in love with our oceans and is doing everything she can… Continue reading

MIT’s big FAT Chain Reaction

On Black Friday, that darkest day of the year for advanced shoppers like myself, I experienced the antithesis of a Wal-Mart parking lot at midnight: MIT’s 14th annual FAT (Friday After Thanksgiving) Chain… Continue reading