Jan 2, 2013

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Alternatives to Childhood Misadventures

Alternatives to Childhood Misadventures

I grew up in a big city and while I was lucky enough to have parents who insisted on taking me out of the city as often as possible, I spent many a weekend and summer vacations loitering with my friends in a nearby office parking lot as we tried to entertain ourselves.

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Dec 13, 2012

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U.S. Youth Demand Climate Action at UN Climate Negotiations

U.S. Youth Demand Climate Action at UN Climate Negotiations

A dozen young activists line the moving walkway as negotiators make their way into the convention center for the United Nations climate change negotiations in Doha. They stand silently, holding signs and engaging those passing by with the intensity of their gaze.

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Dec 6, 2012

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10 Ways to Use a Swiss Army Knife

10 Ways to Use a Swiss Army Knife

The only thing I have ever used my Swiss Army knife for is to open bottles of alcohol. Occasionally I get crazy and slice fruitwhile on the trail and one time I did use the tweezers to remove cactus spines from my hands and face. And by “I,” I mean my mom because I was five and I hugged a cactus. Whatever, no big deal. Happens all the time. Not the point of the story.

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