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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
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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
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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
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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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by Robert Kopecky. Pleasure and pain are always coming and going, fluctu­ating to and fro, sometimes only five minutes apart, doing “their thing” to this flesh-and-bone vehicle, inspiring all kinds of crazy thoughts in our thinking organ—the brain. In a spiritual sense, we can live in a very different world from that one, but... Read More...
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of by Ian Gawler & Paul Bedson. Excessive thinking is rarely creative thinking. More commonly it is driven by craving (or desire) and aversion (or fear), and is often aggressive or defensive in nature. Excessive thinking loves to “attack” problems and anything or anyone that... Read More...
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When looking at large-scale international studies and comparisons of education systems worldwide, everyone’s always talking about Finland. Finland seems to set the benchmark for education worldwide. Foreign educational experts, delegations of teachers and educational politicians... Read More...
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by Joel Fotinos. Do ever feel stuck or unsure what to do next? All of us have felt that feeling, of not being sure what to do next. Whether it is feeling unsure what to do next for the day, or what to do next in life, confusion about “next steps” can leave us feeling stagnant, confused, frustrated, or even depressed. I’ve found that when I’m not sure what to do next... Read More...
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by BJ Gallagher. A young woman had a suitor who loved her very much. The suitor came to her door clutching a bouquet of daisies to give her. "Where are my roses?" she demanded. Her suitor turned and went away. The next week he was back on her doorstep with another bunch of daisies... Read More...
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by Christopher Vasey, N.D. Among the many properties of the various essential fatty acids—including the omega-3s, the omega-6s, and so on—are the anti-inflammatory effects of the omega-3s. These substances produce the “prostaglandins of peace” whose actions counter those of the pro-inflammatory prostaglandins responsible for inflammation. Read More...
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Astrophysicists say questions about the sustainability of civilisation on our high-tech planet may soon be answered scientifically as a result of new data about...
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Despite promises to phase out subsidies to the coal, oil and gas industries, a new report says the UK and other G20 governments are...
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In a move that would have been unthinkable a few years ago, Microsoft has made its development platform freely available and ready to support...
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The United States is experiencing a drastic change in attitudes towards marijuana and marijuana policy. Four states and the District of Columbia have legalized...
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The joint US-China announcement on tackling climate change has been described as “historic”, a “turning point” and a “positive signal”. It has also been...
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As each U.S. election cycle rolls by, public life seems to grow more rancorous, frayed and fragmented, with the 2014 midterms being no exception....
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Sugar just crossed the line from being a diet hazard into actually changing the way the brain processes stress. Researchers from Emory University School...
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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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