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Rising Acidity Threatens Squid
That jet-propelled cephalopod of the seas, the squid, could be in for a hard time. As atmospheric carbon dioxide levels…
How The Ego Can Hijack The Spiritual Journey
How The Ego Can Hijack The Spiritual Journey
Our ego, which is that fearful, judgmental voice in our head, that never feels satisfied, that constantly feels…
Workers Plan Nationwide Strikes Against "bully" Walmart
Workers Plan Nationwide Strikes Against "bully" Walmart
Instead of crazed shoppers, Walmart can expect massive protests outside its doors the day after Thanksgiving, known as…
Embracing Uncertainty
Embracing Uncertainty -- Even in the Face of Fear
Certainly, in our role as parents, teachers, or care-givers, we watch as our children are shaken up by the inescapable…
Himalayas To Be Wetter And Warmer Over Next Century
Himalayas To Be Wetter And Warmer Over Next Century
There have been dire warnings about melting glaciers in the Himalayas leading to falling flows in some of Asia’s…
Upper Respiratory Problems and Therapies for The Common Cold, Influenza, Laryngitis
Respiratory Therapies for The Common Cold, Influenza and Laryngitis
Unfortunately, there is no universally miraculous herbal cold cure. However, herbal medicine can do more than most…
Never Date A Pisces - Pisces Traits
Never Date A Pisces
Is your ideal lover someone who just loves "Air Supply" and Barry Manilow? Someone who starts crying at the beginning…
Do You Believe in Miracles? I Don't...
Do You Believe in Miracles? I Don't...
The perfect parking place shows up every time. Teeth with cavities grow new gold fillings seconds after a healer prays.…
Honoring Hurricanes
Honoring Hurricanes: Relating to and Working with the Weather
by Nan Moss with David Corbin. In the fall of 2003, thirty-five experienced shamanic practitioners gathered together in…
Off To See The NRA Wizard
Off To See The NRA Wizard
If the NRA were to have its dreams come true, surely every single person in the US would own a gun! Nay! What am I…
Putting More Joy into Your Everyday Life
Putting More Joy into Your Everyday Life
“Live in the moment!” bumper stickers cry. “Live in the now!” self-help books declare. Movies like The Bucket List…
Common Sense and Your Diet
Common Sense & Your Diet
There are so many diets out there -- and everyone suggests that their way is the best! It may be that each diet has…
Toxic Communication Patterns: Put-downs and Shut-downs
Toxic Communication Patterns: Put-downs and Shut-downs
Put-downs are terms of disrespect, of ridicule and humiliation. I use the term shut-down for a form of communication…
The Crisis of Imagination: Clinging to the Familiar
The Crisis of Imagination: Clinging to the Familiar
by Robert Moss. The greatest crisis in our lives is a crisis of imagination. We get stuck, and we bind ourselves to the…
Hugo Chávez
Why Chavez Chose Social Safety Net Over Skyscrapers
Venezuelans revered Hugo Chavez for the same reason that officials here in the U.S. hated him - and why we should be…
What's Real? Why Your Past or Future Need Not Impact Your Peace
What's Real? Why Your Past or Future Need Not Impact Your Peace
Your stories about your past, your current circumstances and fu­ture only exist in your mind, not in reality. And once…
Unknown Unknowns: The Amazing Secrets of Nature
Unknown Unknowns: The Amazing Secrets of Nature
Scientists are tapping into the secret wisdom of trees—even when they don't know what they're looking for. Thomas…
Study Predicts El Nino For Late This Year
Study Predicts El Niño For Late This Year
A new study shows that there is at least a 76 percent likelihood that an El Niño event will occur later this year,…
What's Love Got To Do With It? Everything!
What's Love Got To Do With It? Everything!
What is love? Over the years, I have come to understand that much of what people identify as love is nothing of the…
Global Warming Map
The Climate Wars
In the BBC's three-part series, geologist Dr Iain Stewart takes us on a journey through the history of climate change,…
Can We Avert Dangerous Levels of Climate Change? Technofixes ‘will not work’
Can We Avert Dangerous Levels of Climate Change? Technofixes Won't Work
Global warming will be bad. Geoengineering could make it worse. Once again, a research team has considered all the…
Claiming Your Genetic Blueprint: Innate Divinity
Claiming Your Genetic Blueprint: Innate Divinity
An eagle egg might behold a mature eagle spiraling upward and think to itself: I'll never fly like that. Eggs cannot…
Febuary Climate Summary
US Winter Warmer and Wetter So Far
After a record year in 2012, will 2013 continue the trend? According to the February State of The Climate summary from…
Real Security Is An Inside Job
Real Security Is An Inside Job: When Fear Knocks at Your Door
We generally think of security as protecting our body and possessions from people who might violate them. Yet when we…
Receiving Prosperity in the Form of Love, Time, Health, and Money
Receiving Prosperity in the Form of Love, Time, Health, and Money
When we use the term prosperity, a lot of people immediately think of money. However, there are many other concepts…
Sacred Service
Sacred Service: Become Fulfilled, Achieve Joy & Contentment
We may fool ourselves with borders, gated communities, polarized political parties, and assorted languages and skin…
Are Our Brains Wired To Binge on TV?
Are Our Brains Wired to Binge on TV?
Never before have we been such compulsive multitaskers, blogging and tweeting using multiple devices and smartphones…
Pisces Sun Sign - Pisces Characteristics
Pisces Sun Sign
Pisces is the poet of the Zodiac. With signs of the Water element, emotion is plentifully expressed at a moment's…
How to Be Active & Peaceful at the Same Time
How to Be Active & Peaceful at the Same Time
If we could choose one word that would define the lives of modern humans, it would have to be hectic. When, in recorded…
Student Loans Interest Rates to Double: Pres Obama Says No!
Student Loans Interest Rates to Double: Pres Obama Says No!
Student Loan interest rates are set to double on July 1st unless the Congress steps in... Sign the petition to send to…
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Oceanic Thoughts
Oceanic Thoughts by Harman Harkema. We have gathered here at the Ocean to learn of special powers. The Atlantic Ocean…
Don't Be Too Busy For Lunch
Don't Be Too Busy For Lunch
by Jon Gordon M.A.It's a popular notion that we will get more done if we skip lunch. Unfortunately that couldn't be…
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What is Meditation?
by Franz Metcalf. Seems like it should be an easy question, but it's like asking what is love. There are so many…
Venus And Earth: A Tale Of Two Planets
Venus And Earth: A Tale Of Two Planets
It’s official: global warming could get worse – almost unimaginably worse. Conditions on planet Earth mean that in…
Conflicts in Friendship, article by Dr. Brenda Davies
Conflicts in Friendship
Friends encourage and support each other in difficult times and generally make a positive impact on each other's lives.…
How to Heal a Painful Family Relationship
How to Heal a Painful Family Relationship
by Mary Hayes Grieco. Our relationships with parents, children, siblings, and spouses can be very complex puzzles of…

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Here's how minority job seekers battle bias in the hiring process
in Economy by David S. Pedulla, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology & Population Research Center at University of Texas at Austin
Discrimination in the hiring process has limited the opportunities available to both…
Inequality in China and the impact on women's rights
in Social & Political by Eileen Otis, Associate Professor at University of Oregon
In 1995, China hosted the Fourth World Conference on Women, which produced the Beijing…
What happened to all those banks that failed in the crisis?
in Economy by Joao Granja, Assistant Professor of Accounting at MIT Sloan School of Management
The FDIC sold nearly 500 banks in the financial crisis, losing $90 billion in the…
Born this way? How high-tech conversion therapy could undermine gay rights
in Science & Technology by Brian D Earp, Research Associate in Science and Ethics at University of Oxford
Following the death of 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn, a transgender teen who…
Is the global warming ‘hiatus’ over?
in Environment by Kevin Trenberth, Distinguished Senior Scientist at National Center for Atmospheric Research
Look to the Pacific for reasons behind the hiatus. There are many ongoing signs that the…
To manage Earth in the Anthropocene, we need to focus on systems change
in Environment by Lewis Gilbert, Managing Director/Chief Operations Officer of the Institute on the Environment at University of Minnesota
The higher levels of heat-trapping gases from burning fossil fuels are one feature of…
Making sense of horrific violence in Kenya
in Social & Political by Jennifer Brass, Assistant Professor at Indiana University, Bloomington
How can we as academics make sense of the horrific attack Thursday at Garissa University…
Jeb Bush's Super PAC problem
in Social & Political by Anthony J Gaughan, Associate Professor of Law at Drake University
Although Jeb Bush has yet to officially join the increasingly crowded field of Republican…