Nourishing the Planet
According to the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, a quarter of the world’s known plant species—some 60,000 to 100,000 species—are threatened with extinction. And even though plants may not receive as much attention as endangered animals, they are essential. Among their many attributes, plants are a … More
YouTube – TedX
The importance of soil in the preservation of our eco-systems, and of improving the ecology of our food systems.
“Fred Kirschenmann has been involved in sustainable agriculture and food issues for most of his life. He currently serves as both a Distinguished Fellow at the Leopold Center … More
We all want to believe we are tough to fool. The problem is, even if you are not so gullible, your brain still works a certain way, making associations that create vulnerability to being easily fooled, or fooling yourself. It takes work to release yourself from … More
Local Italian activist peacefully and honorably chides local riot police for protecting corporations and the mafia, poisoning themselves and their neighbors with carcinogenic tear gas, attacking and beating the elderly, and serving corrupt masters who lie to all. When local government systems fail to protect the land or it’s … More
Graham Hancock traverses the world and explains his controversial theory that an ancient civilization, highly intelligent people who sailed the planet as early as 10,500 B.C., spread advanced astronomical knowledge and built ancient observatories.
Skeptics may scoff, but Hancock earnestly points out similarities in giant stone structures in the … More
Dominic Basulto, Big Think
Ever wondered how you were supposed to keep up with the never-ending stream of content and data in your life? Not to worry, the elves of the Internet are busy at work, creating everything from magical little algorithms that automatically execute basic tasks to … More
This is not a problem we can solve by going vegetarian or vegan, or buying organic and fair trade.
Christopher D. Cook
It is no longer news that a few powerful corporations have literally occupied the vast majority of human sustenance. The situation is perilous: nearly all of human … More
YouTube – RSA Animate
A thorough and most entertaining explanation of how the left and right brain interact to create all the fabulous facets of consciousness. No longer is it believed that the hemispheres of the brain are isolated in their work, but rather continually operate synergistically to provide awareness … More
Deep in the basement of a dusty old library in Edinburgh lies a small black box that churns out random numbers. At first glance the box looks profoundly dull, but it is, in fact, the ‘eye’ of a machine that appears capable of peering into the … More
Cymatic photographers, artists and experimenters display an amazing array of nature’s hidden art, the geometry carried by sound. Fascinating and inspiring, the hidden mysteries of life are revealed in dazzling displays of scientific wonder.
A modified version of this article originally appeared in the January 2012 issue of Acres U.S.A.
The seed revolution began one sunny afternoon on a neatly mowed lawn at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. For an historic moment, it wasn’t much to gawk at: a circle … More
A recent study has confirmed that the search engine Google is changing your brain and altering the way it works, seriously. But then again, this really shouldn’t come as a surprise since any new technology is going to change the way that our neurons fire and brain works. … More
The Tao Bums
I will start by exploring what stress is and the negative affects of stress. Then I shall demonstrate why Qigong is such a powerful tool for overcoming the negative affects of stress and for increasing your resistance to stress by referencing where possible … More
The following is an excerpt from Nature’s Way: Native Wisdom for Living in Balance With the Earth by Ed McGaa, Eagle Man, pg 32-33. There are so many lessons we can learn from nature in everyday life. This is one of them.
A teepee was behind us, and we … More
In a world filled with mostly well intentioned people and tons of senseless violence its completely natural for those people to develop an assortment of justifications and rationalizations for the horror that is taking place around them.
One of the most popular of these rationalizations is … More
The Code is an ancient matrix system built up of monuments all across the globe. These monuments include megalithic stone works, pyramids, circular works, effigies, and ancient earth mound. Each structure is a point in a remarkable global matrix which explains a global positioning system involving the mathematical precisions … More
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
In Part 1 of the Twelve Primary Channels there is a short review of the twelve primary channels and the eight extraordinary meridians. Part 2 of the Twelve Primary Channels discusses the stomach channel, the heart channel, and the small intestine. Each Yang organ is associated … More
Eric Allen Bell
Global One TV
Over a long enough period of time, the survival rate for your body is zero. Contained within the body is the brain and one of the functions of the brain is the ego. The ego is the self concept of the brain-body organism and … More
Our tendencies to react and adapt to the standards placed on us by society are changing and at a physical level we are finding out why. For the first time, scientists are seeing consistent changes in the amount of grey matter in one specific brain region … More
Comprised of a variety of traditional Chinese martial arts and wushu techniques, Shaolin Kung Fu combines more than 900 forms of northern and southern fighting techniques in one comprehensive system. While practically every martial art has the benefit of developing the body through a consistent exercise … More