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Getting Around the Great Firewall and Other Frustrations in China

The “Sleeping Dragon” is wide awake and on the alert. After settling in to my hostel in Shanghai, I tried to connect to my blog. The connection was abysmally slow, but it was infinitely better than the connections to Facebook, Twitter or YouTube, which were nonexistent. To my chagrin, I soon discovered that…

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United Breaks Guitars

By now you have probably all seen this, especially since the artist has been on the talk show circuit, but on the off chance that you’ve been living in a cave, I offer the following video, produced by musician Dave Carroll. While sitting on a United plane awaiting takeoff, Carroll saw luggage handlers…

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Be Open To Seeing Things In A New Way

This emotionally stirring film, Story of a Sign, by Alonso Alvarez Barreda was the winner of the fourth annual online competition of the 2008 Short Film Corner at Cannes. Its powerful message urges us to look at things from a new perspective. Presented by the national Film Board of Canada, in collaboration with…

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