The Tribe has Spoken: An Interview with Tribal Council!
In 2008, a group of friends, from UNC Asheville, went on a camping trip that would plant a seed in the conscious shift. The campers set out to a remote nature preserve off the coast of North Carolina and enjoyed the presence of beautiful horses and sand dunes. In the time spent there, they started calling themselves “Tribal Council” and began holding meetings they called “Councils,” in which they would delve into some of the most interesting questions we as humans ask ourselves. Four years later TC has blossomed into a movement with hundreds of active members. Today this period...
Pre-gaming with Lightning in a Bottle: 2012!
Anticipation surrounded many just weeks before the 2012, Lightning in a Bottle, artist’s line up appeared on thousands of computer screens across the world this past March. LIB is held at the Oak Canyon Ranch in Silverado, Ca and is one of our planet’s most remarkable festivals having won the Outstanding Greener Festival Award the past two years in a row! LIB is an ongoing evolution that celebrates art, music, performance, sustainability, and life . The Do Lab, an L.A. based collective, tastefully selects each artist, speaker, teacher, and performer in order to create experience as an art form. LIB...
Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin
Have you ever noticed how the fall and winter months have an increased number of cold and flu cases? Some people believe this occurs because of an increase in the number of viruses and bacteria going around. This is not true, and believe it or not, the same number of viruses and bacteria exist throughout the year regardless of the change in season. One reason people get sick during the fall and winter months is because of our weakened immune systems. When a person’s immune system isn’t running at full capacity, they aren’t able to defend themselves against pathogens that...
Rainwater Harvest: A Hydroponic Future
There are many reasons to harvest rainwater and use it in various ways for your sustainable existence. Not only can you use harvested rainwater for your non-potable daily water needs (like flushing toilets), but you can also use it outdoors or indoors for food production through irrigation. It is a free source of water, it is low in minerals, contains no chlorine, and is not regulated by municipal monopolies and their water restrictions. On average, Americans use 70 gallons of water per person daily. Today, over 1.1 billion humans lack attainable freshwater and 2.6 billion are without adequate sanitation. It...
Occupy Charleston Spreads the Sparkle All Over Santorum: An Interview with the Glitter Bombers
After a disappointing third place finish in South Carolina’s Republican Primary, Occupy Charleston protesters informed presidential candidate, Rick Santorum, that his presence was unwelcome in their beloved state. I had the opportunity to discuss Rick’s glitter bombing incident with Occupy Charleston’s Chris Inglese and Adiranna Varedi to further investigate the movement and our country’s current political disposition from Occupy Charleston’s point of view. Sparkleberry Lane (SBL): The Republican Party is facing a lot of controversy from the Occupy Protesters around the country, is there a candidate Occupy Charleston sees potential in, or does no one offer what America needs at...
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