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A skim of titles in this 180+ sampling of links to fairly readable medical journal articles emphasizing 2014 (with some earlier and later) illustrates professional grasp and understanding of ...
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 04:00 PM PST with 17 Recommends
More of this please. Dare I hope that, at least in the third world, we may be witnessing clean renewable energy as a national priority? In Bhutan, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, was treated like a ...
by Pakalolo
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2015 at 07:01 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Gross National Happiness The former Mayor of Sebastopol, Larry Robinson, wrote a column in our local paper that really provoked my thinking. He mentioned that the nation of Bhutan has, since ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 93 comments on Fri Aug 23, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
Part 1 Dogs and dishes wake me at 6am. After breakfast, I watch the Thimphu street life start up. An old man seated in the middle of a field of sand slowly pulls off his pants and starts filling ...
by erratic
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 07:37 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Back in another life, during the Dot-Boom, I put a poster of Bhutan up on the window in front of my computer, at the start-up ISP I was working at. We had racks of modems attached to phone lines, ...
by erratic
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 07:27 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
What's the point of government? You could say that the goal, at its most generic, is to encourage the efficient delivery of sustainable wellbeing to citizens. Well, if that's the goal, we ought ...
by Eric Zencey
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 07:22 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Have you ever had the urge to Google News countries like Bhutan or Luxembourg to find out what's really happening in the world? Now you don't have to because I've gone and done it for you. Here's ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 09:25 AM PST with 9 Recommends
This video was released last week, and I don't think there are that many videos of this paticular type of leopard and the quality is pretty good, so I figure what the heck, post it here so other ...
by ban nock
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Feb 18, 2012 at 03:32 AM PST with 26 Recommends
Edited by Jim Luce. In 1939, at the height of the Sino-Japanese War, a 19-year-old Harvard art history student set off for the remote region of Lijiang, China, in search of the mysterious ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jul 01, 2011 at 04:35 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Traditionally when talking about or measuring the overall health and prosperity of a nation, policy makers and academicians turn to economic measures. While there are many different economic ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Dec 23, 2009 at 09:38 AM PST with 16 Recommends
crossposted at svenworld ====== A lot of thought and discussion has been given to the exact reasons why we find ourselves in this current economic crisis.
by citisven
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Feb 21, 2009 at 11:45 AM PST with 4 Recommends
I was reminded about Bhutan's Gross National Happiness principles by an article published by today'...
by cottondon
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2008 at 03:54 PM PST with 4 Recommends
South Asia consists of the following countries and territories: Bangladesh Bhutan India Maldives Nepal Pakistan Sri Lanka Some academic and/or cultural institutions from the ...
by DEMindia
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2008 at 08:59 PM PST with 15 Recommends
I was chagrined to see Rachel give high praise to Bhutan's new heriditary coronation of their next ruler... She gave ample praise to his looks, his footware, and the his father's legacy of a gross ...
by tharu1
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2008 at 08:56 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Bhutan's former king, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, an environmentalist who made the protection of resources the cornerstone philosophy of his nation, named his policy -- the idea that lifestyle and ...
by jhritz
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue May 29, 2007 at 12:27 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
by georgeborrow
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jun 05, 2006 at 07:20 AM PDT with 0 Recommends