General Trends

Radical Openness

November 19th, 2012

  LPTrendsIdeas: Radical Openness. One our favorites Jason Silva has added some fresh video performances and conversations to his site We shared with you his brilliant five minute video about the meaning and application of imagination a few months … Continue reading

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Smart People, Beautiful Stuff, & Relevant Hacks

November 12th, 2012
Marc and Angel Hack

  LPTrendsBestPicks: Smart People, Beautiful Stuff, & Relevant Hacks. Honing in every week on top picks of videos, blogs, and smart, gorgeous ideas and things. Meet Dawna Jones, Margarita Tartokovsky, and Marc and Angel Hack. 1)    Smart People Writing About … Continue reading

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TweetTap – Visualize What’s Sparking

November 7th, 2012
#WayWire's #TweetTap

LPTrendsVids - #TweetTap Want to know what peeps are tweeting about today, every day? Check out #TweetTap for a fresh, snarky snapshot of the social media pulse. Whether it’s the election, entertainment, technology, sports, or anything else that’s on the mind of America, … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. President: Progressivism Is Not a Dirty Word

October 28th, 2012

  LPTrendsOpinion. An open letter to the new President of the United States. Dear Mr. President, Progressivism today is not your grandmother’s idea of liberalism or your Uncle Joe’s, who lives in Kentucky and knows tea is not about drinking. … Continue reading

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Chemtrails & What We Leave Behind

October 22nd, 2012
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LPTrendsStory. Lonn Friend, infamous rock journalist pens a fictive tail of seeing things that are real, but others argue not so much. In the spirit of all things political, and what is true or not, take a break from the … Continue reading

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Waking The Hell Up

October 15th, 2012
Waking up = consciously finding the inner you and living it every day. That't it.

  LPTrendsCommentary. Waking the hell up & risking failure in an age of fuzzy change and uncertain realities. By Tracy Saville. This much is true: the older you get and the less clear your picture of certainty becomes – about having … Continue reading

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Unschooling, Unbanning: Books & Brains

October 8th, 2012
Paul Wieand, Founder

LPTrendsUn-Thinking. Unschooling & Unbanning Books. It’s all about the undoing this week; that which we do and choose to do over because we look back and think to ourselves: “that sure was a boneheaded maneuver.” But really, it’s about exploring … Continue reading

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Room to Breathe: Fear, The Jackass, and Refried Beans

October 1st, 2012
Top Of The Pile, Jessica Clark.

  LPTrendsPeople: Jessica Clark is a process management consultant and the founder of She works with entrepreneurs to get their “behind the scenes” business processes running efficiently so employers have more room to breathe. In this her latest installment of … Continue reading

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We’re Alive And Doing Fine

September 30th, 2012

LPTrendsCommentary: Hey world! Hey you people who always complain about how bad things are! We’re alive and doing fine. by Tracy Saville It would be easy to explain American character as a melting pot by-product of our immigrant history.  Still our … Continue reading

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Proof of Life In Michigan City

September 26th, 2012
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LPTrendsCommentary. Finding ourselves by returning to the heartland. by Tracy Saville. In late Mid-August, just as the wet is wrung from the broiling heat of a Heartland humidity streak, you can stand alongside any road east of Chicago and taste … Continue reading

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