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Defining The Familiar Spirit - For Puck’s Sake

December 28, 2017 by Mat Auryn<p>If you ask three different witches what a familiar spirit is, you’ll probably get at least nine different definition. I …

Spirituality

The Mother of All Muckrakers Knew How to Take On Men Like Trump

Ida Tarbell brought down, single-handedly, the first mega-corporation. Now that corporate morality has captured the White House we need her skills as …

Your Mind Is Your Religion: Lama Yeshe on practice

When I talk about mind, I’m not just talking about my mind, my trip. I’m talking about the mind of each and every universal living being. The way we …

Meditation

10 Must-have apps that college students shouldn’t live without

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share12<p>+13<p>Shares 45<p>The truth of our modern times is that you probably won’t find a student who does not use innovative gadgets today. It …

Drugs & Genetics: Why Do Some People Respond to Drugs Differently than Others?

Experimental Procedure<p>Determining How Genetics Change Drug Responses<p>You can choose any common drug to study for this science project. Table 1 lists …

How About a New Theory of Evolution with Less Natural Selection?

In early November, a group of preeminent biologists, doctors, anthropologists, and computer scientists met in London to consider making a major …

8 Dark Facts About American History They Don't Teach In School

American history has a dark side.<p>As much as we like to boost our war hero, pinup girl, apple pie image, we actually have quite a sordid and checkered …

Black History

8 Most Powerful and Inspirational Quotes in Spirituality

Most Powerful and Inspirational Quotes Ever<p>Listed here are some of the most inspirational quotes in spirituality that are having profound meaning. …

What is a plutocracy?

You’ve likely seen the term “plutocracy” tossed around the internet a lot in 2016.<p>It’s no surprise. From Donald Trump‘s rise to Hillary Clinton …

Income Inequality

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The Viruses That Made Us Human

The rise of the mammals may be feel like a familiar tale, but there’s a twist you likely don’t know about: If it wasn’t for a virus, it might not …

Biology

Oxytocin, Spirituality, and the Biology of Feeling Connected

A fascinating new study from Duke University reports a correlation between receiving an intranasal dose of oxytocin and feeling a sense of connection …

Spirituality

New therapeutic treatment helps people lose more weight and keep it off

A new approach to weight loss called Acceptance-Based Behavioral Treatment (ABT) helped people lose more weight and keep it off longer than those who …

These 62 Healthy Bean Recipes Will Help Flatten Your Belly

They're not called "magical fruit" for nothin'! Beans are loaded with digestion-friendly fiber and protein, which can help with bloating while keeping you satiated and making you feel fuller longer. As such, they're an excellent tool for weight loss, too.<p>But one of the best parts about beans is how …

Poverty linked to epigenetic changes and mental illness

Impoverished adolescents acquire DNA marks, brain changes and depression over time.<p>Children from impoverished families are more prone to mental …

Mental Health

Getting Started with Python Programming and Scripting in Linux - Part 1 - Part 2

Basic Operations with Python<p>As it is to be expected, you can perform arithmetic operations (feel free to use as many parentheses as needed to perform …

The Illuminati Were Amateurs -- The Facts Show These Five Families Rule the World

As you begin to understand world governments don’t have your best interests in mind — that enemies of the State could more aptly be called enemies of …

General Motors

Lack of Online Privacy Has Chilling Effect, U.S. Department of Commerce Says

Breaches and corporate data collection have stopped 45% of Americans from buying and saying stuff online.<p>The constant threat of breaches, surveillance, and online data collection stopped almost half of American households from doing business and expressing opinions online last year, according to a …

U.S. Department of Commerce

Vermont to require drug makers to explain price increases

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont is poised to become the first state requiring drug companies to explain their price increases, and Bob and Deborah Messing think that's a good idea.<p>The Messings live in Montpelier and are in their early 70s. She's on Orencia, a Bristol-Myers Squibb product, for …

Pharma

6 Ways to Liberate Yourself From Toxic Habits!

We've all been in situations where it feels as if your life is on replay, as if you were in a time loop.<p>Things are happening, events are exchanging but somehow its all the same experiences day after day... Monotonous. Different situations yet the same outcome. When this occurs it often takes a lot …

Self-help

Most Under-Rated Healing Herbs - Quiet Corner

When you think of cooking, what herbs come to mind? Rosemary, Basil, Oregano, Peppermint, and Sage? Perhaps Lavender, Thyme, and Tarragon make your …

New Orleans's Charter School Experiment Is a Preview of the Coming Battle Over Education

After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans's struggling public school system was dismantled and replaced mostly by charter schools—and what happened next shows the benefits and perils of other cities following suit.<p>In the fall of 2005, Louisiana's then-governor Kathleen Blanco passed a bill that created …

Education

The manta in the mirror

Changing Planet<p><b>A meeting of minds</b><p>Chain upon chain of jagged islands jutted up from the sea. Dense vegetation clung to black, pitted rock walls that dropped sharply into cerulean blue lagoons. A Sulfur-crested Cockatoo landed in the top of a tree, its raucous call bouncing around the cliffs before …

Donald Trump and the Truth About Lee Harvey Oswald and Cuba

In one of the stranger subplots of the 2016 Republican primary, Donald Trump cited an unsubstantiated report Tuesday from a tabloid that Ted Cruz’s …

Cuba

Facebook: 60 percent of government requests come with gag order

In a biannual transparency report, Facebook has revealed that 60 percent of the data requests it gets from world governments includes a gag order. That means they include non-disclosure directives that prevent the company from telling the user about the request. This is the first time that Facebook …

Many Doctors Hold Racist Beliefs About How Black People Feel Pain

Black Americans are prescribed addictive painkillers less often than white Americans are, partly because of racist beliefs dating back to the slavery era.<p>A new survey of medical students at the University of Virginia found that about half held “false and even fantastical” beliefs that black people …

Spain’s cursed village of witches

This tiny village has been excommunicated, and cursed with a spell so powerful that only the Pope can lift it.<p>How does a tiny Spanish village of just 62 souls come to be excommunicated in its entirety and cursed with a spell so strong that only the Pope can lift it?<p>To find out more about this …

Ancient History