Alex Raichev

Happiness Beyond Thought 2

An interview with Gary Weber, a self-reporter of persistent nonduality and participant in several neuroscience experiments regarding the brain's selfing network.

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Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2013-02-13
Tags: video, nonduality
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In Grave Danger of Falling Food


1989 documentary about Bill Mollison, cofounder of the permaculture movement.

Video sourced from YouTube here.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2013-02-13
Tags: video, resilience
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Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science

"Much of what medical researchers conclude in their studies is misleading, exaggerated, or flat-out wrong. So why are doctors—to a striking extent—still drawing upon misinformation in their everyday practice? Dr. John Ioannidis has spent his career challenging his peers by exposing their bad science."

Read the full article on the Atlantic's website.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2013-02-13
Tags: article
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Apricot Balls


  • 3/4 C raw cashews
  • 3/4 C raw almonds
  • 1/2 C pitted dates
  • 3/2 C dried apricots
  • dash salt
  • 1/4 C shredded coconut
  • 1 T grated orange zest
  • 3/2 T grated fresh ginger


  1. Blend all the ingredients except the ginger in a food processor until homogeneous.
  2. Blend in the ginger.
  3. Shape into balls.


Makes about 20 tablespoon-sized balls. C = cup, T = tablespoon.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2012-12-29
Tags: recipe
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Lightning Captured at 7207 Images Per Second


Video sourced from YouTube here.

For commentary, see xkcd's what if.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2012-12-08
Tags: video
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