spadekevin started the topic Any idea what might be going wrong? in the forum Arts & Entertainment 5 months, 1 week ago
I’ve been listening to these extremely helpful podcasts for a while now, and it’s always updated the same podcast subscription. However, starting with Survival Phrases #26 on June 19th, every time a new episode downloads, the previous JapanesePod101.com podcasts show up with the exclamation point icon, and a new JapanesePod101.com podcast…[Read more]
spadekevin started the topic sometimes with differing sizes.Advice, please? in the forum Arts & Entertainment 5 months, 1 week ago
I am subscribed to 5 podcasts which usually load with no issues. Occasionally, all episodes of 2 of the 5 the subscriptions won’t load (e.g. 8 of Diane Rehm NPR podcasts will load fine and 2 won’t). The problematic load are grey in MM, while those without issues are black. Sometimes I can “force” it by explicitly downloading greyed…[Read more]
spadekevin started the topic do you think he got it right? in the forum Green Living 5 months, 1 week ago
I got this tidbit in an enews I get and thought you all may find it interesting, especially Ed Comment, especially as there’s been quite a bit in the news about eating Kangaroo and not Cattle but most don’t realise what that actually means to us as people, the kangaroos and cattle.
It’s certainly not the answer to eat our wildlife to…[Read more]
spadekevin started the topic Are there any good websites ?? in the forum Green Living 5 months, 1 week ago
Are there any good websites/magazines etc. about living sustainably in Singapore? It’s taken me a good few years to amass knowledge around the issues in the UK, but I’ve just arrived in Singapore and have to learn all new things again about living a low impact lifestyle, about food, renting, clothing, beauty etc.
I didn’t…[Read more]
spadekevin started the topic misleading as he ends up with the Gcode in the forum Green Living 5 months, 3 weeks ago
A couple of years ago I built the OX CNC Router and managed to get Gcode for a few different designs and everything was great until I had a heart attack and my friend (Bless her) made me dismantle it. Now my friend is living with some one else and I’m free to do what ever I want. So I’ve started to re-assemble the OX, but my Gcode is a…[Read more]
spadekevin started the topic have any of you had this experience? in the forum Green Living 5 months, 3 weeks ago
I recently heard that some patients get fixated on something black on the floor/ground i.e. pavement, carpeting, etc. and see it as a black hole and are afraid to walk on it. Yesterday this happened to my husband down in the garage of our building. There is a large black mat in front of the entrance and he said “Oh, for a minute I thought…[Read more]
spadekevin started the topic Are they closing, or do they want me to renew again? in the forum Travel & Culture 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Does anyone know if Shutterbug is closing?
A couple of months ago I renewed my subscription for 3 years. Then in the current issue they said that Shutterbug was just purchased by a company in England. And that instead of 12 issue a year, it will be 6 issues a year.
I contacted customer support and asked if I would get 3 years of the…[Read more]
spadekevin started the topic Any other tips I should know about? in the forum Travel & Culture 5 months, 3 weeks ago
I’m in between jobs right now, and I got a nice tax return, so I’m contemplating using this time to take a brief visit to Belgium and France. I figured if I’m making plans to possibly move there, I need to know if I actually like it.
How would I find hostels and reasonable places to stay? Any other tips I should know about? I have my pa…[Read more]
ryanmerkley started the topic starter cultures that travel well in the forum Travel & Culture 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Do they exist? Reason for asking is that I would like to try my hands on some semi cured sausages (and later on maybe at dry cured ham and sausage), but I can’t find anything locally. I can get people to bring me some from overseas, but obviously not frozen or not even cooled properly. Is there anything I could go for? I found out that chr…[Read more]
ryanmerkley started the topic Chinese Philanthropist donates it all! in the forum Philanthropy 7 months, 3 weeks ago
I’m very inspired by Warren Buffett donating 85% of his wealth away and his efforts with Bill Gates to get other Billionaires, so far they managed to get 40 billionaires to donate at least 50% of their wealth away. Now, finally, Yu Pengnian, a Chinese has made us Chinese proud, he topped them all, donating EVERYTHING to charity. It i…[Read more]
ryanmerkley started the topic Philanthropy and related issues in the forum Philanthropy 7 months, 3 weeks ago
I certainly don’t want to alienate anyone ( or break the rules). I genuinely appreciate the advice I have received.I have yet to see any posts by the financially fortunate people here about donating some of their wealth to charity or other non-profit causes. It seems to be more of a ‘do I have enough to retire’ even when the OP has…[Read more]
Admin started the topic Economic Justice in the forum LGBTQIA 1 year, 8 months ago
Discussions about employment discrimination, lack of health insurance, homelessness, and other factors make LGBT people particularly vulnerable to the impact of economic inequality.
Admin started the topic Safety and Violence in the forum LGBTQIA 1 year, 8 months ago
Discussions about hate and violence against the LGBTQ communities. Providing social support, raising awareness, and educating the public.
Admin replied to the topic Gastronomes in the forum Travel & Culture 1 year, 9 months ago
Admin started the topic Healthy, Delicious Foods in the forum Mind. Body. Spirit 1 year, 9 months ago
Discussion about personal and spiritual development.
“Spirituality is about the relationship between ourselves and something larger. That something can be the good of the community or the people who are served by your agency or school or with energies greater than ourselves. Spirituality means being in the right relationship with all that is. It…[Read more]
Admin started the topic Passionate Learning in the forum Mind. Body. Spirit 1 year, 9 months ago
Connecting our hearts and our minds to educate us in the areas we are most passionate about, reshaping our learning systems, could change the way we see ourselves and the world around us.
Developing the human passion of the newly discovered brain centres of empathy, care and loving communication, could be our most productive bridge between…[Read more]
Admin started the topic Body Image of Women in the forum Mind. Body. Spirit 1 year, 9 months ago
Body image is important because the way we see ourselves influences every aspect of our lives: our mental health, our physical health, how we take care of ourselves, how we interact with and relate to other people. In this group, we discuss ways to change our focus from weight loss, to acceptance of our body and engaging in behaviors that promote…[Read more]
Admin started the topic Strength in Numbers in the forum Politics 1 year, 9 months ago
Discussions on, how we as a group can gather together, to raise our voices in support for/or against the issues that effect women and their rights.
Admin started the topic Political Office in the forum Politics 1 year, 9 months ago
Why are women under-represented in elected political office? How can we as a group support women presently in politics, and open doors to future generations?
Admin started the topic Change Makers in the forum Travel & Culture 1 year, 9 months ago
Travels seeking life-affirming experiences while reaching out to make this world a better place.