Good Grief: The well-heeled Americans for Pollution org makes an appearance at Rocky Mountain Power’s rooftop solar power rate hearing

  I spent an interesting, occasionally entertaining, afternoon last week with three Utah Public Service Commissioners and 140 citizens commenting on Rocky Mountain Power’s req …

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Connect, Entertainment

Interview with Antibalas: Twilight Concert Series, August 3

Photo Credit: Michael Davis If there were ever a more crucial time to dodge the bullets of troubling news from Washington and around the world, one would only pray the 12-piece fun …

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Products Review: Mom’s Stuff

We don’t usually write product reviews, but here is something I seriously appreciate: Mom’s Stuff, made in Spring City, Utah by artist Lee Bennion (her work has appeared on CATALYS …

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Eat

Counting Miles, Not Calories

Awareness improves dietary carbon footprint. Three years ago, as a new intern at CATALYST Magazine, one of my first assignments was to track my “food mileage” for a day. Tracking f …

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Think

Tech Talk: Raising Up Our Machines

They will learn what we teach them. Imagine ordering a car from a ride-sharing app on your smartphone and selecting a driverless option. As you approach a blind turn on a narrow st …

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Yoga: Anjali Mudra

Simple greeting or divine salute? Few positions are more ubiquitous in yoga practice than Anjali Mudra (Prayer Position). We often practice Anjali Mudra to begin and end a class. W …

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Nature

Enjoy the Totality

How and why you should see the Great American Eclipse this month. Where were you when…?” is a question that usually refers to a shock that binds humanity. One such event will be th …

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Slightly Off Center: The War on Stuff

Like everything that makes America great, we tend to take dogma several steps too far. We can’t just have less gluten; we need to be gluten free. We can’t just build a fence; we ne …

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How to view the eclipse

You could watch the reflection in water (like the ancients did!), or a reflection from a mirror cast on a wall (don’t look at the mirror), or use an old pair of binoculars to cast …

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Briefly Noted: The Art of FEAR

Why Conquering Fear Won’t Work and What to Do Instead. Tons of books (and many teachers, gurus and coaches) tell us how to conquer fear, imploring us to ask what we would do withou …

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