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Inspire Montebello! Inspire, Montebello!  

April 30, 2013

To be proud of virtue is to poison yourself with the antidote. Benjamin Franklin

Is Franklin saying that there is a right way and a wrong way to look at virtue?

 

MONTEBELLO EVENTS

Book club at the Montebello library. Meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m., May 14, June 11, July 9. Read from the club selections and join the discussion. For more information, 323.722.6551.

Our library.  Open house. ... Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Join us for stories and art activities to celebrate Di'a de los Ninyos! ... // On Thursday, May 2, 2013, we will be making Origami gifts for Mothers Day with Peggy Hasegawa. Program will be from 4 – 5 p.m. Teens 12 - 18 are welcome. // Family Fun Night, stories and art activity, Tuesday, May 14, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. ...       For more information, 323.722.6551.

 

INSPIRATION

“Fighting Poverty with $30 Loans: Q & A Muhammad Yunus”

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/04/25/muhammad-yunus-microcredit-column/2112371/  

“Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Great Leader? Take the Test”
http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidkwilliams/2013/04/05/do-you-have-what-it-takes-to-be-a-great-leader-take-the-test/  

“Ocean Wings: Aqua Lung Wetsuit Lets You Fly Underwater”
http://inhabitat.com/aqua-lung-ocean-wings-is-a-wetsuit-that-lets-you-fly-underwater/  

Did you know that there was an attempt about six years ago to start a virtual currency in Montebello?  “Bitcoin: How an Unregulated, Decentralized Virtual Currency Just Became a Billion Dollar Market”,
http://techcrunch.com/2013/03/28/bitcoin-how-an-unregulated-decentralized-virtual-currency-just-became-a-billion-dollar-market/  

"Artist Lives without Money by Bartering Art"
http://www.good.is/posts/artist-lives-without-money-by-bartering-art 

"A Game to Educate Kids about the Future of Cities and Energy"
http://www.fastcoexist.com/1681649/a-game-to-educate-kids-about-the-future-of-cities-and-energy  

“12 Things Successfully Convert a Great Idea into a Reality”
http://www.forbes.com/sites/glennllopis/2013/04/01/12-things-successfully-convert-a-great-idea-into-a-reality/  

"Woodmobiel, Wooden Toy Construction Kit"
http://www.madebyoots.com/woodmobiel.html  

Excellent idea—except for the candy bar. "Create Your Own Emergency Kindness Preparedness Kit!",
http://www.candidslice.com/create-your-own-emergency-kindness-preparedness-kit/  

“Make a Stranger Smile”
http://www.good.is/posts/make-a-stranger-smile--2  

"5 Ways to Make Money and Do Good"
http://www.fastcoexist.com/1681730/5-ways-to-make-money-and-do-good  

“10 YouTube Channels That Will Make You Smarter”
http://mashable.com/2013/04/04/youtube-education/  

"How One Man Is Changing the World Through Story-Telling"

http://www.good.is/posts/how-one-man-is-changing-the-world-through-story-telling  

“Nurture Your Inner Inventor with the Extraordinaires”

http://geekdad.com/2013/04/the-extraordinaires/  

“Bracelet For Human Rights Workers Sends Kidnapping Alerts to Facebook, Twitter”

http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2013-04/bracelet-human-rights-workers-sends-kidnapping-alerts-facebook-twitter?dom=fb&src=SOC  

“9 Great Apps and Gadgets to Help Your Garden Grow”

http://mashable.com/2013/04/05/garden-apps/  

“Video Games Help Treat Kids With Chronic Pain”

http://mashable.com/2013/04/04/video-games-pain/  

“3D Sonogram Enables Parents to Hold a Life-Sized Model of Their Baby-to-Be”

http://www.inhabitots.com/3d-sonogram-enables-parents-to-hold-a-life-sized-model-of-their-fetus/  

 

HEALTH

“5 Kid-Friendly Vegan Meals That Your Family Will Love!”

http://www.inhabitots.com/5-kid-friendly-vegan-meals/  

"Report: Third of US West Coast Children Hit With Thyroid Problems Following Fukushima"

http://www.infowars.com/report-third-of-us-west-coast-children-hit-with-thyroid-problems-following-fukushima/  

“When Does Teen Mobile Usage Become an Addiction? How to Mitigate Excessive Use”

http://bigthink.com/experts-corner/when-does-teen-mobile-usage-become-an-addiction-how-to-mitigate-excessive-use  

Did you know?       ...The most common conventional treatment for lowering cholesterol is one of the statin drugs: Lipitor (atorvastatin), Zocor (simvastatin), Pravachol (pravastatin), Crestor, (rosuvastatin calcium), and Lescol (fluvastatin). Another option is a class of drugs called bile acid sequestrants, one of the most common being Questran (cholestryramine). While these drugs are effective at lowering cholesterol, both may lead to side effects that are far more serious than the condition for which they’re prescribed. ...        http://www.drdavidwilliams.com/cholesterol-conventional-treatments?key=219161&utm_campaign=Multi_Product&utm_source=loy-email-all&utm_medium=email-Eletter&utm_content=williams-eletter-040113&sm_mid=437309&sm_rid=437309.10301.68636  

“How to Stop a Muscle Cramp in its Tracks”
http://www.drdavidwilliams.com/how-to-stop-a-muscle-cramp-in-its-tracks?key=219161&utm_campaign=Multi_Product&utm_source=loy-email-all&utm_medium=email-Eletter&utm_content=williams-eletter-040113&sm_mid=437309&sm_rid=437309.10301.68636#ixzz2PW6Jk3ww  

From Spotlight on Montebello, April, 2013.
According to a study recently published in the Journal of Conservative Dentistry, unsupervised long-term bleaching of teeth can lead to the erosion of exposed root surfaces of teeth. ... 

Might the Montebello Hills make this list some day?
“The Best Places In L.A. to Enjoy the Outdoors”, 
http://laist.com/2013/04/10/best_places_in_la_to_enjoy_the_outd.php  

"Supplements to Help Kidney Function"

http://www.livestrong.com/article/304016-supplements-to-help-kidney-function/  

About Inspire! and “My Montebello”

To learn about this newsletter, Inspire!, and the accompanying, growing Web site, “My Montebello”, visit www.mymontebello.com.  Also, you will find instructions and contact information for submitting announcements for publication in this newsletter, and for submitting stories to “Montebello Memories” at the Web site.

 

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