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A Magnetic Ride

Fasten your seat belts! When I started GGP last year, I mentioned Korea's potential for becoming a clean technology giant. One such technology I briefly discussed was online electric vehicle technology, or OLEV. Researchers at Korea's top ...

Renewing Carmen Miranda

Over 50 years after her untimely death and decades of drag queens hijacking her image, Carmen Miranda is slowly getting the recognition she deserves, with acclaimed recording artist Daniela Mercury leading the way.

Shamrock-less St. Patty’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day!   I am old enough to remember when be green meant to wear green, not recycling, wearing Guatemalan clothing, or riding your e-bike to school or work. Let's send some great vibes to the nation of Ireland, as 99.9% of us ...

Bananas Down Under

Let’s take a break during a hectic week and talk about fashion that will drive you bananas.   The Australian swimwear aussieBum has released an irresistible video promoting its Banana Briefs, which as far as we know are the first clothing manufactured ...

Last Sunrise in Mangue Seco

I can't believe it has already been a week since we left Mangue Seco, Brazil.  It truly was a place to get away from it all.  When we think about making an escape, we fantasize about the beach, but the ...

Another Falkland Islands War?

Probably not.  Despite the oft-heard cliché, history does not repeat myself.  But once again, an unpopular Argentine government is stirring up deep nationalistic feelings as a distraction from its failed policies.   I have vague memories, around junior high years, when Argentina's ...

The Chilean Earthquake – How to Help

It's devastating to read about the destruction in Chile.  I visited the country in 2006, and was impressed with the optimism, self-reliance, and grit of the Chilean people.  The company had made enormous strides since the terror of the Pinochet ...
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