Amanda Savoie

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Jake Davis: Following Latest GCHQ Revelations, Who are the Real Criminals?

In recent years we've learned that the FBI has no problem with using informants to organise, encourage, and assist computer hacking at a global …

Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy

A new study from Princeton spells bad news for American democracy—namely, that it no longer exists.<p>Asking “[w]ho really rules?” researchers Martin …

2 Billion Year Old 'Nuclear Reactor' Found In Africa

When people hear about Africa they most likely think about the more unfortunate and depressing issues, such as the fact that they are the poorest …

Science: Your Eye Color Reveals A Lot About You [Infographic]

Somebody’s eye color can often be a subject of a conversation. People notice all sorts of things about their own and other people’s eyes. Some …

People Can Draw Energy From Other People The Same Way Plants Do

A biological research team at Bielefeld University has made a groundbreaking discovery showing that plants can draw an alternative source of energy …

Cancer Survivor Shared The Recipe That Saved Her Life

Giving in Relationships Without Sacrificing Your Needs or Losing Yourself

<b>“Relationships are about two individuals who maintain their own lives and create another one together.” ~Unknown</b><p>When I am in relationship I put all …

2 Hour Sleeping Music: Relaxing Music, Sleep Music, Deep Sleep, Relaxation Music

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Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs – in pictures

Thousands of fans descend on track for 141st running of race How we bred a champion: Tencendur’s track to the Derby Victor Espinoza interview: American Pharoah can scoop the Derby

Horse Racing

10 Truths About Real Love (It's Not Always Like the Movies)

<b>“No relationship is all sunshine, but two people can share one umbrella and survive the storm together.” ~Unknown</b><p>In a world duped by wild …

Relationships

NASA Tests New Radical Propulsion System

Right now it may seem as if deep space travel is something that is out of our reach. After all, things such as warp drive, propulsion systems, and …

Are You a Mature Soul?

Frank M. Wanderer, Ph.D, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>What does it mean that the Soul is mature or immature?<p>If, during your spiritual Journey, you ask …

This dangerous practice allows police to injure suspects without ever laying a hand on them

An investigation is under way to determine exactly how 25-year-old Freddie Gray sustained his fatal injuries while in the back of a Baltimore PD police van last month.<p>Gray was arrested in April on suspicion of possessing a switchblade and died a week later after suffering a severe spinal cord …

How Does Meditation Make You Smarter?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you don’t need to be told about the relaxing effects of meditation. The practitioners vouch for it; and those …

The Zen Commandments: Your Field Guide to Living in the Now

<i>Once considered the woo-woo practice of aging hippies, meditation has gone mainstream. But is all that deep breathing and mantra work really going to</i> …

Is Happiness Selfish?

<b>Want to be happy?</b><p>Ultimately, above all else, what do you want from your life? Or, if you have kids, what do you ultimately hope for them? Ask most …

Hike Scotland's Highlands & Islands

Raise a dram to Scotland’s Stunning Landscapes with Boundless Journeys<p>Strap on your boots for a hiking journey into Scotland like no other. Boundless …

10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier, Backed By Science - Part 2

Written by Joe Martino of Colletive Evolution<p>The last 5 things you can do today that will make you happier.<p>We are all in search of happiness it …

3 Stoic Principles That Will Help You Live A Joyful Life

Are you sad to hear people you care about calling you “a Stoic”? It might be time for you to refine your philosophy and show them how much the Stoic …

Royal baby born during the Pagan festival of Beltane

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

The World's 16 Most Incredible Sea Caves

<i>By: Adam Lapetina</i><p>Most people have only been exposed to sea caves by reading <i>Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince</i>, and that's not OK... mostly because the sea cave in that book was terrifying and filled with zombies (apologies to anyone who hasn't read it by now). The sea caves in this list, on the …

This is How Much Diamond is Extracted from Massive Diamond Mines

In the world of diamond mining, huge open pits are dug into the Earth in order to find and extract a relatively small amount of usable diamonds. For …