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For Those Who Can’t See, Dreams Reflect Their Waking Lives
June 6th, 2014
08:46 AM ET

For Those Who Can’t See, Dreams Reflect Their Waking Lives

We're kicking off a new series this summer! Each week, Carlos Watson, the co-founder and editor of OZY.com – a new online magazine – will join us to profile "what's new and what's next." Here are today's topics of discussion:

 

TOPIC 1:  UNDER THE RADAR POTENTIAL 2016 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

There is a ton of focus on Hillary Clinton as the leading Democratic presidential contender for 2016.  And on the Republican side, the field seems pretty full with Jeb Bush, Rand Paul and a bunch of others contending.  But there may be surprise candidates to consider... 

GOP:  Gov. Rick Snyder: "If... Michigan's economy is still on the upswing and Detroit's showing signs of a renaissance – then the GOP might want to consider his brand of anti-politics." 

DEM:  Gov. John Hickenlooper: "Geologist-turned-brewpub-owner-turned-politician John Hickenlooper has been skillfully adept at running the state while maintaining mostly high approval ratings throughout his career"  

 

TOPIC 2:  $15 CUP OF COFFEE?

A "$15 cup of coffee" sounds completely crazy... but...

"Third-wave coffee means: Your local roasters know their beans." ... "baristas now compete in coffee-making championships"...  "That level of attention to detail gets pricey. Think you're used to $5 cups? How about $10 or $15 for a cup of coffee picked and brewed with the care that goes into making a fine wine."... "high-end brews are thriving."

 

TOPIC 3:  NEW STUDY: How do Blind People Dream?

"According to a study published in Sleep Medicine, blind people's dreams contain a much more diverse array of sensory information, including sounds and tastes."...

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