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Khan Academy & Duck Duck Moose

The Khan Academy last week announced that they are partnering with a company that makes children’s learning apps. Duck Duck Moose apps will now be available on iTunes and Google … Continue Reading →


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Free to Learn

Free to Learn is a gem of a book, with fast and sound arguments to defend a position that stands so starkly opposing the traditional public education system. It has compelled me to seek a vastly different education experience for my children, something that I knew in my heart was best for them, and now I have a more informed opinion on why the alternative really does encourage a lifelong love of learning that is self motivated. Continue Reading →


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Sewing Snakes, Kid friendly Craft

When my kids aren’t pretending to be animals, they are often playing with toy versions of their favorite animals. Dinosaurs and snakes are at the top of the list for … Continue Reading →


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Fasting – is it worth it?

Before starting my fast, I considered how I might respond. There is the mental challenge and the curiosity about how I will handle it. There is the physical challenge of resisting the body’s screaming urge to eat. And why do this to myself? Well, for science. Or rather, because of science. Continue Reading →


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Shipping Container Home for less than $50,000

How cool is this container home?! As we are hatching our plans for a tiny house that uses a 40 foot shipping container, I find an episode of Better Homes … Continue Reading →


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Best Hydroponic System, Cheap & DIY

In this post, I will show you how to make a $600 Hydroponic system for less than $275. Take a video tour of our system setup! Continue Reading →


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Fruit Hunters: Obsession

This book appealed to me on so many levels. Exotic fruit, growing fruit, and traveling are all pieces of The Fruit Hunters that grabbed me. Any kind of obsession is … Continue Reading →


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Discussing Death with Young Children, A Secular Parenting Approach

I realized that science can be just as soothing of an answer. With all the research and breakthroughs in longevity science these days, it is actually possible that my children could benefit from this science and perhaps take part in it. I explained to my child in simple terms about the science of longevity and how he could possibly benefit from this science and also participate in studying longevity and ways to help people extend their healthspan and lifespan. Continue Reading →


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Visiting Lava in Hawaii

I was completely filled with gratitude for this incredible universe. I felt fully alive, with the glowing lava on one side of me, the ocean on the other side, and a crisp dark sky sparkling with stars.

Join me on this adventure, and yes, I will be going back at least once more to witness this. Continue Reading →


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Cancer Reversal through Diet?

I often talk about a whole foods, plant based diet and how it can prevent western illnesses like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Studies on real cancer patients are revealing … Continue Reading →