From: Grinning Planet
Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 5:14 PM
Subject: Funny Lunch Stuff, Thrive Review, Good Bugs, Videos, Audio, more
It's Grinning Planet! ... for January 2012
=== FUNNY LUNCH QUOTES ===
"It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use
long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like
'What about lunch?'"
-- Winnie the Pooh
Funny Lunch Quotes link; thumb of lunch plate of food
"Having your lawyer pay for lunch will be very expensive
in the end."
"When people you greatly admire appear to be thinking
deep thoughts, they probably are thinking about lunch."
-- Douglas Adams
"The three-martini lunch is the epitome of American
efficiency. Where else can you get an earful, a bellyful,
and a snootful at the same time?"
-- Gerald R. Ford
"I think if I have a good breakfast, I could go without
food for the rest of the day. I think that until about
See more Funny Lunch Quotes here:
=== FUNNY VIDEO ===
If you live in the bizarro world of insane food marketers,
you might come up with some of these conveniently packaged
kids' meals. Watch funny school lunch video.
=== ARTICLES / REVIEWS / TOOLS ===
REVIEW: HOW TO THRIVE... AND UNSEAT THE PSYCHOPATHIC ELITES
To an extent, "Thrive" is a movie by filmmakers awakening to
what some of us already understand well. But the fact that such
an overwhelming percentage of the populace is still ignorant of
this information suggests that a bit of repetition is warranted.
Read full review of Thrive
TOP 10 BENEFICIAL BUGS FOR THE GARDEN
Enlist a team of free helpers in this year's garden --- check out
Organic Gardening's slideshow on the top ten beneficial bugs and
how to attract them to your garden.
BEYOND SKIN DEEP ... THERE LIES A CRAZY WORLD OF CHEMICALS
What's lurking in your toothpaste? What's hidden in your
face cream? What's plotting evil in the depths of your
shampoo bottle? Find out at EWG's Cosmetics Database.
=== THINKY QUOTE ===
"Eating is an environmental act."
-- Alice Waters
=== GREEN VIDEOS AND ANIMATIONS ===
THE STORY OF ELECTRONICS
The high-tech revolution's collateral damage includes 25 million tons
of e-waste (and counting), plus poisoned workers and a public left
holding the bill. This good electronic-waste video uses funny/clever
graphics to accent its points.
YOU ARE HERE - THE OIL JOURNEY PRESENTATION
Though we have all become hooked on the technological and
societal benefits of the cheap-energy age, that age is
unavoidably about to end. In this good presentation on the
peak-oil problem, we first see the proof, then we get a few
thoughts on how we might navigate the transition.
=== AUDIO CLIPS ===
In 2012, we will help you transform your brain into a
lean, mean, fightin' machine with a constant diet of
truth-dense information ... via our free downloadable
feed of news and interviews.
Recent hot topics include:
Fukushima — The Big Lie ...
Despite official proclamations, the Fukushima crisis
is not over.
The New UFOs — Unidentified Farming Organisms ...
The old news about genetically modified crops was
bad enough; now they are fostering the spread of a
new, unidentified micro-pathogen.
The People vs. Corporations — Keeping the Pushback Going ...
The Feds are clearly bought off, so states and
municipalities are taking up the constitutional
pitchforks and torches against corporate hegemony.
2012 Predictions — From Wall Street Wags to Woo-Woo Wonks ...
Hear what some of the top prognosticators are saying about
2012, from financial fiascos to Mayan transitions to WW III.
More stories available on our news download page:
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