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08.31.2011 • From the Barrel (part 1)


A Wine Blogger’s Guide To Social Media For Business (listen)

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With Jess Jackson gone, what’s next for winery?

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This Wine Goes Well With Fish

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September 1st is #CABERNETDAY

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Crushpad – Craft your own wine

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Hackney’s new refill scheme for wine lovers

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In Seventh Heaven

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08.24.2011 • Man’s Best Friend

Man’s best friend? In Defence of Dogs (listen)

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How did the dog become our master?

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Top 10 Awesome Dogs in Geek Culture

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The 8 Most Heroic Dogs in History

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Sit. Shake a Paw. Now Just Shake.

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Dogs Can Sniff Out Lung Cancer From Patients’ Breath

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The Dog Chapel

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Nellie McKay sings “The Dog Song” (listen | watch)

 

Many animals are in need of a home, please consider adoption. You can find a local adoption center here.

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08.17.2011• Education

Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity (video)

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The Finland Phenomenon: Inside the World’s Most Surprising School System

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Paul Kelley: Give kids the space to learn

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Conversation: Imagination in Education

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The future of education . . . 100 years ago

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The End of Education Is the dawn of learning

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08.10.11 • Food

How food shapes our cities (video)

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How Carrots Became The New Junk Food

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Waitrose predicts Viking invasion of culinary kind

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Gwyneth’s World

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The Meat of the Matter

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The lid is on in Packingtown

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Food Deserts

 

By the way… Have you watched FOOD Inc. yet? If not, perhaps add it to the que for this weekend? It’s a great documentary about the food we eat, and an eye-opener to say the least.

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08.04.11 • The Word

Ed Rothaler on English spelling (video)

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The Rosetta Project Is Preserving Every Language Ever Spoken, On One Nano-Etched Piece Of Metal

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Deb Roy: The Birth of a Word (video)

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A World Without Words (listen)

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Endangered Languages

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English as the Global Language: Good for Business, Bad for Literature

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Imagine a world with no spelling

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Daniel Tammet: Different ways of knowing (video)  

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