Snowden-Inspired Lessons from an Icelandic Hot Spring

This blog was originally posted in The Huffington Post on August 1, 2013. Two weeks ago, I waded into the opalescent azure water of the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa in Iceland. This outdoor hot spring, about the size of two football fields, is one of the top tourist attractions in the country. Bathers from around the globe slather Blue Lagoon mud on their faces and necks, … [Read more...]

McDonald’s and Marijuana Bring You the McBrownie: I’m Lovin’ It

Happy Meal

“There is no harm in repeating a good thing.” — Plato Well, Plato never got to see the cinematic classics Super Size Me or Reefer Madness. For the un-ordained, Super Size Me is an award-winning documentary chronicling one man’s 30-day consumption of food and beverage, sourced strictly from McDonald’s.  Not surprisingly, he gains weight, becomes irritable, and loses his … [Read more...]