Monday, January 04, 2010

6 ways mushrooms can save the world

Ok, so you're probably reading the title and thinking WHATtheFUCK. I saw this in class today, and just had to share. I am constantly telling people that I am going to save the world, except I haven't figured out how to do it yet! But this guy (whose name is Paul Stamets btw) may actually be on to something. I never realized how fantastic mushrooms were!


Mina said...

hmm.. some interesting stuff there...

Francis L. Holland Blog said...

I didn't know you were a student!

Unfortunately, I can't easily watch the video above. Here in the city in Brazil where I live, you can spend a hundred dollars a month and get a 1000 KBS Internet connection, or you can spend thirty dollars a month, and get something that hovers around 200 KBS. Trying to keep living expenses down, I've chosen the cheaper (in all ways) connection, but it really limits what I can do sometimes, e.g. it takes half an hour to download a Youtube of a speech by Barack Obama and it's virtually impossible to listen to it as a stream.

I'm not complaining, though. I know that if I have this technical limitation then so do a lot of other people. "Mine is not the first heartbroken, and I am not the first to cry."

I'm not in this alone, because sometimes.

BLACKkittenROAR said...

Yes, I am an Environmental Studies major. This clip is worth the hour it will probably take to load (its almost 20mins long, so it will take awhile to download).

BLACKkittenROAR said...

You can also go to the TEDblog and read the transcript:
6 ways mushrooms can save the world: Paul Stamets on

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