Randy Pausch: Really achieving your childhood dreams

I read Randy’s book a couple of years ago and promptly followed by watching his last lecture at Carnegie Mellon. I’m posting it again here because it is really an inspiring story, despite it’s sad ending. This is something everyone should watch, at least once…

Wanna get LOST?

If you’re like me then you can;t wait till February 2nd when LOST’s final season comes back. Haven’t watched it? well you still have a chance – run to best buy or amazon.com and order the last 5 seasons and go on a LOST viewing marathon.

Don’t want to do that? then here’s everything you need to know, in 8 minutes…

Everything you need to know about LOST in 8 minutes

How to make a World Cup Ball

Came across this video on the web earlier today. With the 2010 World Cup right around the corner I figured it was worth sharing; Enjoy…

Noche Peruana en Mio

This past weekend Courtney and I went downtown to spend some time with my brother Miki. He was part of an event being held at a popular restaurant on Vermont Ave, Mio, to celebrate Peruvian food, drink and art.

Willy Gonzales (left) and his "Crocantes"

Willy Gonzales (left) and his "Crocantes"

The restaurant holds a regular event in which they invite and feature a Latin American Chef. This time around they chose Guillermo (Willy) González Arica (above) and seus chef Dr. Elmer Huerta, former president of the American Cancer Society, to whip up a series of tasty peruvian dishes. In addition, the event featured a great selection of Pisco cocktails made with Machu Pisco, a brand that has made it’s way into virtually every liquor store in the Metro Area.

Here’s an article that popped up on the web the day after:

La cocina peruana seduce a la capital estadounidense.

Peru Depends on Mountains…

NBC Nightly News had a special report tonight on global warming and the effect it i having on the glaciers in Peru, to learn more I visited the NBC website only to find a dear friend of my family featured in one of their videos, Here’s Jorge explaining why Peru’s glaciers are so important…

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Jorge has worked for The Mountain Institute for as long as I can remember – if you ever meet him, ask him to talk about the Potato…