Tag Archives: Out of the box

Mushrooms Will Save The Earth?

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What’s the use of a fine house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on? ~ Henry David Thoreau Mycologist Paul Stamets lists 6 ways the mycelium fungus can help save the universe: cleaning polluted soil, making insecticides, treating smallpox and even flu. He seeks to rescue the study of mushrooms from forest gourmets and psychedelic warlords…. Read more »

Apropos To Your Question

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Dear Mrs A.,  Hello! How have you been? Good I hope? I suppose you are surprised to receive my letter today. I mean, who writes letters nowadays? I could as easily have picked up the phone to talk to you instead. Communication was never as easy (AND affordable) as it is now. But I didn’t want to say all this… Read more »

Getting Out of The Box

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Out-of-box Thinking is a familiar phrase when we talk of problem-solving nowadays. We know of it… that’s all. Knowing how to drive a car is completely different from actually sitting behind the wheel and engaging the gears for the first time. Just as being aware of out-of-box thinking methods and actually using the methods yourself are two entirely different experiences…. Read more »