Category Archives: the hungry brain

satirical ART of surrealist Pawel Kuczynski

A commentary on technology and the influence it has on our everyday lives. Polish born artist Pawel Kuczynski creates surreal fantastical compositions, where anything and everything is possible. He looks at contemporary issues through the lens of satire to portray … Continue reading

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Books On A Shelf

“You are a reader, and therefore a thinker, an observer, a living soul who wants more out of the human experience.”     Salil Jha   ” Old books exert a fascination for me – – their smell, their feel, their … Continue reading

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Remembering the First King of Hawai’i

King Kamehameha the Great June 11 is King Kamehameha Day in Hawai’i. This official holiday was established by royal decree on December 22, 1871 by King Kamehameha V to honor his great grandfather, Kamehameha I who united the Hawaiian Islands … Continue reading

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Thomas A. Edison: Botanical Research

The Final Experiment Thomas Alva Edison’s 1928 rubber project represents a major advance in modern research on producing materials from renewable resources. More than 17,000 plants were tested in Edison’s quest for latex. Thomas A. Edison is an outstanding genius … Continue reading

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Looking at the world through a windshield

 A Migratory Expedition Southward Winter in the Rockies is a long season. Even in the southern Rockies cold and snow can be expected for a long six months. Staying mostly indoors sitting by the fire has it’s comforts but can … Continue reading

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A unique American invention – the apple parer

Found in an old cabin In mid 1850s America, a growing middle class sought out new mechanical aides and labor-saving machines for the home. The birth of American industry saw a proliferation of these mass produced items made of cast … Continue reading

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The eerie aura of Mo’okini

From generation to generation the story of Mo’okini has been told. On the northernmost tip of Hawai’i Island sits a massive stone ruins. The winds across Upolu Point rustle the grass of the hillside. The stones of the solitary ruins … Continue reading

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