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Wise Law Blog: Up All Night

If you follow us on Twitter, you may have noticed that our office recently had the opportunity to both attend and support the Up All Night event, held at Centennial College. The purpose? For the community to come together for one night to focus on… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: Up All Night

Things Are Good: Lucid Dreamers Demonstrate Better Awareness When Awake

People who can lucid dream are able to transfer skills acquired for lucid dreaming into the waking world. In fact, this skill makes lucid dreamers more aware and cognizant than non-lucid dreamers.

Lucid dreaming is essentially the ability to be aware of and in some cases manipulate dreams as they happen. Like the movie Inception.

The study examined 68 participants aged between 18 and 25 who had experienced different levels of lucid dreaming, from never to several times a month. They were asked to solve 30 problems designed to test insight. Each problem consisted of three words and a solution (Read more…)

PostArctica: Person Of The Year

And now it’s time to make the long awaited announcement!

Neath Turcot’s Person Of The Year

*gnaws open envelope*

And the winner is…for making something artful, for bringing sublime elegance to activism, for courage beyond the call of duty, for a willingness to be silly while being serious and not seeing a paradox in that, and for having the foresight to do something unique in order to make his wife laugh while she began chemotherapy, but most of all, for making complete strangers smile from straight out in left field in a multitude of locations…

Bob Carey of The Tutu Project!

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Canadian Progressive World: Activist Communique: The Slackers Guide to Activism—Superhero Style

Submitted by JEN MESZAROS

My name is Jen, and I’m creating an activist group in vancouver to increase the community’s participation in world issues–such as exposing Monsanto, Arctic drilling by Shell, the impact of Stephen Harper on Canada and the proposed pipelines. Our group plans to bring attention to issues through street performances, music, art and flash mobs. We have the following event coming up:

What: The Slackers Guide to Activism Group—Superhero Style

When: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 @ 8:pm

Where: Boteco (Brazilian Restaurant), 2545 Nanaimo Street, Vancouver

Who (Contacts): Facebook Event Page: The Slackers Guide to Activism—Superhero Style


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Things Are Good: Bus 52: Travelling Good News

Bus 52 is a bout telling people the good news that’s out there across the USA. They are trying to give hope to the youth of today by celebrating how people can make a large difference in their community by focusing on doing good work.

Bus 52 is made up of five young people who are sick of hearing news that just brings you down. While living, cooking and working on the bus, they will spend 52 weeks tracking down inspiring stories across America, documenting the good work, great ideas, and amazing people that are making a difference in their

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