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by PolyConundrum
If the 1968 minimum wage grew with inflation, it would be $10.67 today. Unfortunately the federal minimum wage is a miserly $7.25.  According to......Read More
by PolyConundrum
Nine weeks ago, oil near a tar sands extraction site in Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada, began to leak and ooze from the ground. It is currently wending its......Read More
by staff
Scientists are testing a new approach for gauging the amount of water stored in mountain snows – reservoirs that supply more than 75 percent of the......Read More
by staff
Plant security is just one of several areas of minimal or absent government oversight that have come to light since the explosion. Fifteen people died......Read More
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The cleanup after the catastrophic nuclear accident two years ago at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan is not going well. Radioactive cooling water......Read More
by PolyConundrum
While some reforms have helped, Republicans in Congress have done everything they could to either stop or neutralize reform measures. So it's still the......Read More
by InnerSelf
by Sarah McLean. If you find yourself time and again in relationships that make you feel unlovable, then you’re probably short on self-love. I had......Read More
by PolyConundrum
The extended drought continues to choke the Western half of the country with water supply concerns rising in New Mexico and Texas as anxiety about......Read More
by PolyConundrum
Report writing duo challenges the report that they helped write.  The report has been misused to imply that the amount of global warming to date is......Read More
by PolyConundrum
Americans have been quick to sport bumper stickers that say "Support Our Troops", but talk is cheap and so are bumper stickers. But the litmus test......Read More
by PolyConundrum
To understand income, and thus economic inequality, one must understand just how it is occurring. Here is a prime example of how the intended system is......Read More
by Ernest Holmes
by Ernest Holmes. We do live in a spiritual universe, a universe that is intelligent and creative, and it is a thing of law and order. The universal......Read More
by InnerSelf
by Mark Liponis, M.D. There are two types of people: Hunters and Farmers. Why are there two types of metabolisms that need two different diets? The......Read More
by Peter Fairfield
by Peter Fairfield. As we get used to just being ourselves and being present, the path of our life widens and progresses. It's not that we don't......Read More
by InnerSelf
by Joyce Vissell. Several years ago my beloved husband of 40 years came very close to death. Yes, we are very grateful that he survived. Also I am......Read More
by Alan Cohen
by Alan Cohen. One of the ways to recognize your talent and passion is to consider what other people have criticized you for. I had heard, “What you......Read More

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Full marks to colleagues at the World Wildlife Fund and the Zoological Society of London for the Living Planet Report 2014 and its headline message which one hopes ought to shock the world out of its complacency: a 52% decline of wildlife populations in the past 40 years. Read More...
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by Bruce Doyle III, Ph.D. Frequently, people experience unexplained behavior that some would describe as self-sabotage. It’s like having in your subconscious mind a little gremlin who is very mischievous. Every once in a while, he does something odd — usually at an inappropriate time — over which you seem to have no control. At least that’s... Read More...
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by Sandy C. Newbigging. One person loses their job and experiences stress, fear and anxiety. Another person loses their job and is excited about the new possibilities opening up for them. What’s the difference? The external life circumstance is the same. However the internal response is different. Read More...
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by Alan Cohen. If you read the small print on contracts, no one is liable for "Acts of God" -- disasters beyond human control, like storms, floods, lightning. I find it fascinating that in such contracts God takes the rap for everything that goes wrong, and rarely receives credit for the... Read More...
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The exotic lionfish, already a long way from the reefs of its Indo-Pacific home, is heading further north up the US coast as global warming causes big changes to ocean habitats. Read More...
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Solar cells made from polymers have the potential to be cheap and lightweight, but scientists are struggling to make them generate electricity efficiently. Read More...
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We appear to have reached one of those extraordinary moments in history when people everywhere, communities and even entire nations, feel increasingly stressed and...
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Many politically engaged folks are well aware of the intense concentration given to "messaging"-how ideas are framed and communicated. The right wing, guided by...
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Scientists who have examined the role of the bedrock on which the Greenland ice sheet rests think it shows the huge island is more...
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Five years on, the response of governments around the world to the global financial crisis (GFC) continues to draw criticism. Leaders failed to fulfil...
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  Conservation campaigners say the plight of much of the world’s wildlife seems “worse than ever” – and climate change is a growing cause of...
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The information is being made public under a provision of the 2010 Affordable Care Act. The law mandates disclosure of payments to doctors, dentists,...
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It’s no secret that yoga can aid mental well-being. What is more, it can help soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to new...
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In the time that it will take you to read this article, millions of your body’s cells will have died via a self-destruct mechanism...
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by Alan Cohen. Ho’oponopo teaches that if we intend to make changes in the outer world, we must first restore balance and clarity in...
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A recent survey suggests that yoga can be a substantial help for people with bipolar disorder, though the practice isn’t without risks. “There is...
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by Peter Bane. Bo­tanicals can be incorporated into wines, cor­dials or teas, used in cooking and made into tinctures or salves. Some are applied...
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by Martha Burge. Graphic images on TV, the stench of exhaust fumes, fluorescent lighting, office temperatures that are too hot or too cold, or...
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