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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
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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 Sage Holloway. In treating stress-related disorders in animals that we share our lives with, we must first look honestly at ourselves. How is the stress that we are carrying affecting them? Animals who are closely knit with their human families experience extreme stress when their humans do. Read More...
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  “Every person ought to have the awareness that ‘purchasing is always a moral – and not simply an economic – act’.” Francis wants us to buy as if someone else’s life depended on it.  And he wants us to act not only as individuals but collectively. Read More...
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by Alan Cohen. Many of us have become so steeped in what is wrong with ourselves in relationship that dysfunction becomes our accepted norm. We are so expert in why we can't commit; or keep attracting abusive partners; or how our parents' poor role model squashed our self-esteem; or; or; or . . . Read More...
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by Pam Grout. One of the most radical things a person can do is to see life as a good time. To make a decision to be happy. But make no mistake. Living life with joie de vivre is a revolutionary act. It takes vigilance. Few of us believe we get to choose. We think it's a matter of fate, a roll of the dice. Read More...
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Science textbooks say humans can’t see infrared light. New research, however, finds that our retinas can sense it under certain conditions. Scientists on the research team "were able to see the laser light, which was outside of the normal visible range..." Read More...
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Climate change is going to affect every city on the planet in some way—but not necessarily in the same way. For those cities already adapting to it, strong, decisive action may spell the difference between surviving global warming and succumbing to it. Five cities that are steeling themselves…and five that are fooling themselves. Read More...
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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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