Alex Raichev

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


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Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2012-12-08
Tags: video
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The Exponential Function

Dr. Albert Bartlett demonstrates that "the greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function".

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Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2012-12-08
Tags: video, collapse
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The Face Game

Douglas Harding argues that all the psychological games that people play arise from one basic game, which he calls the Face Game.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2012-10-27
Tags: nonduality
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Experiments with Headlessness


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Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2012-09-29
Tags: video, nonduality
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