393: Childhood Mementos

Do you keep mementos of your childhood around? Show notes and links: http://smallnotebook.org/2010/02/03/your-childs-keepsakes-30-years-later/ https://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/12/what-are-your-favorite-keepsakes-from-childhood/ https://www.becomingminimalist.com/how-to-simplify-your-stuff-and-honor-your-memories/ https://digital.lib.washington.edu/researchworks/handle/1773/40331 Full episode script In episode 248 about keeping mementos of relationships around, there was quite a bit of very crunchy and useful information about why we enjoy holding on to mementos, and how our brains use those physical objects […]

372: Age of Candidacy

Would you vote for a politician under the age of 30? Show notes and links http://blog.quorum.us/the-115th-congress-is-among-the-oldest-in-history-1 http://www.theelders.org/article/let-young-lead Who Votes, Who Doesn’t, and Why http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2014/10/age_of_candidacy_laws_should_be_abolished_why_18_year_olds_should_be_able.html http://www.therichest.com/rich-list/most-influential/8-of-the-youngest-powerful-politicians-in-the-world/