Archive for February, 2012

Five Agricultural Innovations to Improve Biodiversity

Five Agricultural Innovations to Improve Biodiversity













Graham Salinger
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

February 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Soil: From Dirt to Lifeline – Fred Kirschenmann (Video)

Soil: From Dirt to Lifeline – Fred Kirschenmann (Video)













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

February 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Seven Tricks Your Brain is Playing on You

Seven Tricks Your Brain is Playing on You













Mike Bundrant
Natural News

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

February 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Italian Activist Reproaches Local Police Serving Corporate Interests (Video)

Italian Activist Reproaches Local Police Serving Corporate Interests (Video)













YouTube

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

February 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Graham Hancock’s “Quest For The Lost Civilization” (Video)

Graham Hancock’s “Quest For The Lost Civilization” (Video)













YouTube

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

February 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Your Life is an Algorithm, Your Brain is an Operating System

Your Life is an Algorithm, Your Brain is an Operating System













Dominic Basulto, Big Think
Waking Times 

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

February 28, 2012 | By | 7 Replies More
Big Food Must Go: Why We Need to Radically Change the Way We Eat

Big Food Must Go: Why We Need to Radically Change the Way We Eat













This is not a problem we can solve by going vegetarian or vegan, or buying organic and fair trade.

Christopher D. Cook
AlterNet

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

February 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Divided Brain – RSA Animation (Video)

The Divided Brain – RSA Animation (Video)













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

February 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Have Scientists Discovered a Way of Peering Into the Future?

Have Scientists Discovered a Way of Peering Into the Future?













Danny Penman
News Monster

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

February 28, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Cymatic Experiments – Harmonics – Atomic Alignment – Sacred Geometry – Nature’s Art (Video)

Cymatic Experiments – Harmonics – Atomic Alignment – Sacred Geometry – Nature’s Art (Video)













YouTube

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.













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February 27, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Sowing Revolution: Seed Libraries Offer Hope for Freedom of Food

Sowing Revolution: Seed Libraries Offer Hope for Freedom of Food













ST Frequency
Reality Sandwich

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

February 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
How Google & Technology is Changing Your Brain’s Rote Memory

How Google & Technology is Changing Your Brain’s Rote Memory













Drew
4Mind4Life

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

February 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Qi Gong and Stress Resistance

Qi Gong and Stress Resistance













Marcus Santer
The Tao Bums

Introduction:

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

February 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
American Indian Teachings: Teepee in the Water

American Indian Teachings: Teepee in the Water













In5D

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

February 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Biological Studies Reconfirm That “Human Nature” is No Excuse for Violence

Biological Studies Reconfirm That “Human Nature” is No Excuse for Violence













J.G. Vibes
Activist Post

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

February 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Carl Munck – The Code (Video)

Carl Munck – The Code (Video)













YouTube

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

February 25, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
The Twelve Primary Qi Channels – Part 4

The Twelve Primary Qi Channels – Part 4













Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
YMAA

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

February 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Meditations on Ego and Enlightenment

Meditations on Ego and Enlightenment













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

February 25, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Grey Matter In Our Brains Is Increasing And You Won’t Believe Why

Grey Matter In Our Brains Is Increasing And You Won’t Believe Why













Marco Torres
Prevent Disease

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

February 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Shaolin Kung Fu Benefits

Shaolin Kung Fu Benefits













Brian Sneeden
Live Strong

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

February 25, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More

Must Watch Videos

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

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On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable

5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Public awareness of the risks and dangers of hydraulic gas-fracturing, or Fracking, is growing daily, but not nearly as fast as the practice itself is. Across the world, fracking is creating a massive new energy boom and investors are pouring money into energy companies … More

April 8, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More