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Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life.
Posted on November 01, 2011 in Bed, Bath & Kitchen , Decor & Furniture , Organise & Personalise by Simone
For hundreds of thousands of years, up until the time when agriculture was invented (a mere 10,000 years ago), we were all hunter-gatherers. Our human instincts, including all of the instinctive means by which we learn, came about in the context of that way of life. And so it is natural that in this series on children's instinctive ways of educating themselves I should ask:
By Paul Mckenna UPDATED: 22:03 GMT, 3 January 2012
You are not who you think you are.
The tiny cottage may have a big future, if a recent open house in Berkeley is any indication. Some 500 visitors, including state and local elected officials, environmental leaders, representatives of the buildings trades, academics, neighbors and the just-plain-curious, flocked to a new, 420-square-foot cottage to examine it as a possible wave of the future. Light glows from inside the tiny cottage built by New Avenue Homes in the West Berkeley backyard of Karen Chapple, a UC Berkeley associate professor of city and regional planning who is studying how many such homes could be built around area BART stations and their potential economic impacts.
UC Berkeley Press Release
This list is a follow up to Top 10 Common Faults in Human Thought .