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I think I broke my brain

I have a renewed interest in nootropics, the so-called smart drugs for cognitive enhancement. I spoke to my good friend JJ who is kind of a geek about these things. listen

Episode 113 Pre-Show Conversation

Hey Good people!

So today was the first time we’ve ever done a LIVE audio pre-show! And using Periscope no less, which is another first for us. Our intention is to do more live audio streams so we can get you guys involved in the conversation. watch

After an intense dream, I came to this conclusion

If these were your final hours, could you look back on your life and say it was a life well lived?

Appreciative Inquiry – a quick look

Not only have we brought the Havana Cafe Sessions podcast out of hiatus, but we also have a bonus podcast for you called the Havana Cafe Expresso Sessions, which is a series of mini-podcasts that you, the listener, can get directly involved in and be a part of the show via voice messaging. read more!

Smart Coffee Mug

I think I’ve been more nice than naughty this year and can, therefore, without hesitation, add this bad boy to my Chrismas list for Santa. We have smart everything else, why not a smart coffee mug that can keep your coffee at your preferred temperature for the duration of your drinking time. keep reading!

Are You Alone? (In The Universe)


Are you alone? To answer this question we have to take a look what “you” are first. What are you made of and where you stand in this universe. Are you your body? Your atoms? And how are your parts connected to the big picture?

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Vinay Gupta On Plausible Utopias

Funny, dark, mindblowing and filled with big, credible ideas, Vinay introduced the idea of Plausible Utopias – possible futures that are both optimistic and radically different. A must watch.

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Do you want to live forever?

“I do not believe in immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern with no superhuman authority behind it. – Albert Einstein”

I’m not sure I would want to live forever, certainly not if I had to endure the human condition as it is now with our relative morality that rewards those with the most power. keep reading!

So much of our time

I’m of an age to remember when time was not consumed by tiny screens.  But the world has turned and the tiny screen is everything – phone, bank, TV, radio, camera, alarm clock, shop, book, game, calendar, friend, brain. keep reading!

20 Enlightening Quotes From a Zen Master

Ever heard of Kodo Sawaki? We hadn’t until we stumbled upon this article in thepowerofideas.ideapod.com

Basically, Kodo Sawaki is considered to be one of the most significant Zen masters of his time for bringing Zen practice into the lives of laypeople and popularizing the ancient tradition of sewing the kesa. keep reading!

Our Favourite Place

Sarah and Clay outside the Havana Cafe just after a great session.