Shambala: The festival that banned cow’s milk, meat and glitter
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Shambala: The festival that banned cow’s milk, meat and glitter

Image copyright George Harrison Image caption Shambala Festival attracts a sustainability-minded audience Phone signal, flushing toilets and a simple shower are luxuries that we’re used to not having at a festival. But could you handle no meat, fish, cow’s milk or the ultimate festival favourite – glitter?In the name of sustainability, Shambala Festival has done… […]

The festival that banned cow’s milk, meat and glitter
Festival Events

The festival that banned cow’s milk, meat and glitter

Image copyright George Harrison Image caption Shambala Festival attracts a sustainability-minded audience Phone signal, flushing toilets and a simple shower are luxuries that we’re used to not having at a festival. But could you handle no meat, fish, cow’s milk or the ultimate festival favourite – glitter?In the name of sustainability, Shambala Festival has done… […]

Meet the new racing set: How Ireland’s leading horse trainer Jessica Harrington and her two daughters are prospering in a man’s world
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Meet the new racing set: How Ireland’s leading horse trainer Jessica Harrington and her two daughters are prospering in a man’s world

The clatter of racehorses leaving their stables is accompanied by the incessant barking of dogs, telephones ringing and a stream of bodies filtering in and out of the open front door of the beautiful farmhouse. It’s a chaotic yet domestic scene, a mix of cosy country house and busy stud farm. Trophies and framed photo-finishes… […]

Bryan Caplan: Excellent Libertarian; Critic of Austrianism
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Bryan Caplan: Excellent Libertarian; Critic of Austrianism

https://www.lewrockwell.com/lrc-blog/bryan-caplan-excellent-libertarian-critic-of-austrianism/ Dear K: I think my friend Bryan Caplan is an excellent libertarian. I also think he is an excellent economist, except insofar as his attacks on Austrianism are concerned. I don’t want to spend time refuting the passage of his you send me, since, in my opinion, this has already been done. For some… […]

Field theory for recurrent mobility
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Field theory for recurrent mobility

AbstractUnderstanding human mobility is crucial for applications such as forecasting epidemic spreading, planning transport infrastructure and urbanism in general. While, traditionally, mobility information has been collected via surveys, the pervasive adoption of mobile technologies has brought a wealth of (real time) data. The easy access to this information opens the door to study theoretical questions… […]