A “ring of fire” solar eclipse is coming to the USA this spring. It’s the first annular eclipse visible from the contiguous United States in almost 18 years. Then next solar eclipse of this kind will be in 2017.
How environmental groups gone bad greenwash logging Earth’s last primary old forests
Dr. Glen Barry
The world’s pre-eminent environmental organizations, widely perceived as the leading advocates for rainforests and old growth, have for decades been actively promoting primary forest logging [search]. Groups like Greenpeace, Rainforest Action … More
Cannabis has been known throughout history to be relatively harmless in comparison to other more heavily abused and dangerous drugs. It is so harmless, in fact, that it would most likely come as a surprise to someone from another entirely different era as to why it … More
The process of awakening to the realities of our society, culture and our humanity is something that many people are experiencing in these interesting times. For many, this new perspective on life leaves them feeling helpless and frightened, for others this process leads to greater personal … More
Colin, Contributing Writer
Ever felt like the world was all backwards? Well its not, we are! Well maybe this ‘we’ doesn’t include you but for the most part we live in a society that teaches us a backwards way of relating to ourselves and the world. This is … More
Vitamin D is widely considered to be one of the most beneficial vitamins, though sadly many parents deprive their children of it by neglecting their need for the biggest source of the vitamin – the sun. The most recent study of children ages 4 through 7 … More
You gotta relax, man. Life in 2012 means a degree of stress, for just about everyone. Our bodies and minds can take a lot of abuse, but its all too easy to get into a negative cycle, and just keep sinking. You don’t sleep well, you … More
Thanks to science we can understand more deeply how much our lives and livelihoods are dependent on these earthen plants. Trees are amazing and deserve our respect.
From lawns to lunch, water to wind, pesticides are lurking everywhere, yet we can’t often see or smell them. In fact, they’re most often completely invisible. But the threat is ever-present. The EPA estimates that more than 5 billion pounds of pesticides are applied in the … More
Dr. Isaac Eliaz
When it comes to achieving total wellness, there are many factors to consider, but most of us don’t think of meditation as being important in maintaining physical vitality. It’s time to pay attention to the many scientists who have been reporting fascinating research on meditation … More
As the weather warms across much of the world, Occupiers are retaking public space. Even after we were violently removed from many of our home encampments last fall and winter, we never stopped organizing – and now we are back outside. With the rebirth of spring, re-occupation has begun … More
Jack Adam Weber
If you have not noticed, a revolution is underway! Our high-tech rifles, horses, catapults and cannons are the internet, petitions, rallies, protests, and other acts of civil disobedience. We are using our passionate hearts and community networking, our growing activism, intelligence, and courage to take … More
Dylan Charles, Editor
Food and drink are relied upon to nurture life. But if one does not know that the natures of substances may be opposed to each other, and one consumes them altogether indiscriminately, the vital organs will be thrown out of harmony and disastrous consequences will … More
Joseph M. Marshall III
The word wisdom is used frequently every day, whether it is spoken and heard or written and read. Yet it is debatable, in my opinion, if most of us know what it is. In most dictionaries it is defined as “the quality or state … More
J.G. Vibes, Contributing Writer
This past weekend at “The Summit of the Americas” in Columbia, President Barrack Obama met with 33 different heads of state to discuss issues which are important to the diplomacy between these many countries. Much to the Obama administrations dismay, the main topic at … More
It’s hard to know which eggs to buy when faced with the range on the supermarket shelves. You want to know that your eggs are nutritious and of good quality, produced by happy and healthy hens, and that they have a low risk of contamination.
Organic, … More
ABC – This Could Be Big
An Amazonian mushroom from deep in the Ecuadorian jungle has been found that actually eats and can survive on digesting plastics. Another mushroom has been industrialized to create a building material that is grown using mushrooms as a glue to create organic bricks.… More
YouTube – McKenna Archive
The late/great psychedelic sage, Terrence McKenna, discusses the relationship between media and violence and points out that television has predictable physiological effects, just as ingestible substances do.
“Television is by nature the dominator drug par excellence. Control of content, uniformity of content, repeatability of content make … More