A New And Better World

By The Big Island Reporter | Concepts and News on how YOU can make the world a better place for future generations. Know Truth And Act...

How Plants Communicate & Think - Nature Documentary HD

NOVA: The Hidden Power of Plants

Have Aliens Built Huge Structures around Boyajian's Star?

One quiet afternoon in the fall of 2014, just as the trees were changing from green to gold, Tabetha Boyajian visited our astronomy department at …

Telescopes

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

No seeds were lost but the ability of the rock vault to provide failsafe protection against all disasters is now threatened by climate change<p>It was designed as an impregnable deep-freeze to protect the world’s most precious seeds from any global disaster and ensure humanity’s food supply forever. …

Climate Change

Crispr Creator Jennifer Doudna on the Promises—and Pitfalls—of Easy Genetic Modification

For $150, you can buy a Crispr kit online and use it to engineer heartier gut bacteria in your kitchen. That’s thrilling, but the technology is …

Genetics

The World's Best Timekeepers Are Unlocking Quantum Control Over Entire Molecules

Molecules are the new atoms.<p>The world's most accurate timekeepers have brought their powers to bear on the next leap in quantum research - moving …

Researchers Say They've Identified The Functions of Life's Earliest Genes

The 'chicken and egg' of evolution.<p>A new study on how genes function across the living world has added weight to the hypothesis that life on Earth …

Biology

Buster’s Mal Heart - A Broadcast Alert From The Illuminati That The INVERSION That’s Coming Soon?

I Want to Believe

<i>Just because we can hear the black helicopters doesn’t mean they don’t exist</i><p>My old co-driver Nick and I would pass the time on interstate furniture …

Ancient Aliens

The Apocalypse Isn't What It Used to Be

TriStarTriStar PicturesTriStar PicturesTriStar PicturesTriStar <i><br>This video originally appeared on</i> Aeon<i> and has been reprinted here with permission.</i>In …

Movies

Antarctica Is Turning Green, as Climate Change Pushes It Back in Geologic Time

This isn't good.<p>Researchers in Antarctica have discovered rapidly growing banks of mosses on the ice continent's northern peninsula, providing …

Climate Change

NASA Space Probes Have Detected a Human-Made Barrier Surrounding Earth

We are changing space itself.<p>NASA space probes have detected a massive, human-made 'barrier' surrounding Earth, and tests have confirmed that it's …

Why LSD Trips Last So Long and Connect Us to the Universe

Two studies looking at one crucial receptor in our brains give different insights into the psychedelic effects of LSD. Two separate teams of …

Lsd

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders aren't necessarily the best at speaking, in order to dictate, …

Success

A neuroscientist explains how exercise can make you smarter

Dr. Wendy A. Suzuki is a Professor of Neural Science and Psychology in the Center for Neural Science at NYU and the the author of “Healthy Brain, Happy Life.” Here, she explains the positive effects of exercising to the brain. Following is a transcript of the video:<p><i>Immediately after you do the</i> …

The Brain

8 Things Successful People Do When They Don't Like Someone

Tip #6. Pick your battles.<p>Unless you're a genetic anomaly, it's likely you will meet people you don't like throughout your lifetime. Whether it's …

Self-improvement

13 things you're doing that make people dislike you immediately

Everyone's got a story about how they thought a certain friend was mean the first time they met, but realized later that he or she is actually the …

Psychology

Thirty-Three Famous Physicists Sign Angry Letter About the Origin of the Universe

Cosmologists are in the business of figuring out how and why we got here. But if you call their work unscientific, you’re sure to set off a nerve.<p>A …

Space Science

A selective scourge: Inside the opioid epidemic

A selective scourgeInside the opioid epidemic<p>Deaths from the drugs say more about markets than about white despair<p>print-edition iconPrint edition | …

Economics

Researchers Find Gut Bacteria Can Trigger Brain Lesions That Lead to Strokes

Another connection between the gut and the brain.<p>In yet another study that has connected conditions in the gut to diseases of the brain, scientists …

Microbiome

Woman says wrong medicine dosage burned her skin from the inside out

A Georgia woman who is three years into a painful recovery is suing after claiming she received the wrong dosage of a medication that caused her body …

Medicine

Get Inspired by These 7 Epic Losers Who Bounced Back From Failure

The most successful individuals were, at some stage along their journey, a big loser.<p>James Dyson failed 5,126 times before he found a version of his Dual Cyclone vacuum cleaner that worked. To many, this would make him a loser, yet today he is worth $4.2 billion.<p>After interviewing 200-plus people, …

Success

Mysterious Island Experiment Could Help Us Colonize Other Planets

Ascension Island<p>A 150-year-old effort on the remote Ascension Island in the Atlantic may help us green Mars. Can it also help us save Earth?<p>Touching down here feels like landing on Mars.<p>Clay-colored lava rocks form football field-sized craters visible from my airplane window. Residences near the …

Nature

White House: Trump thought about firing Comey since Election Day

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump had been thinking about firing FBI Director James Comey since Election Day, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday.<p>"The President has lost confidence in Director Comey and, frankly, he'd been considering letting Director …

Government

White American Evangelical Christianity Is a Bubble — and It’s About to Burst

Last Friday, Jerry Falwell, Jr. took to Fox News to proclaim that in Donald Trump, “evangelicals have found their dream president.” Two years ago, …

Religion

'Heart attack risk' for common Nsaid painkillers

Health reporter<p><b>A fresh study suggests there may be a link between taking high doses of Nsaid painkillers - such as ibuprofen - and heart attacks.</b><p>The paper, published in The BMJ, builds on a previous body of work linking these drugs to heart problems.<p>This research suggests the risk could be greatest …

Medicine

How This Stay-At-Home Mom Grew Her Business to $9.8 Million In Revenue In Just 3 Years

Stacy Brown was a stay-at-home mother raising four children when she turned her door-to-door meal delivery service into a multimillion-dollar restaurant concept. Chicken Salad Chick recently landed at Number 37 on the Inc. 5000 list, with $9.8 million in revenue in 2015 and an annual growth rate of …

Dinner

Craig Newmark Founded Craigslist To Give Back, Now He's A Billionaire

On March 1, 1995, Craig Newmark fired off an email to his friends. Having been laid off from his job at Charles Schwab, where he had explored the early promise of the internet as a computer engineer, he decided he had reached a time in his life to “give back.”<p>Using his severance package and …

Customer Service

Other: Mixed Race in America - A podcast by The Washington Post - Washington Post

Introducing Other: Mixed Race in America<p>Starting May 1, this five-part miniseries will introduce you to stories of mixed race Americans. Five episodes, five themes, and a whole bunch of stories to make you think about what it means to be an American. [Read more]<p>Play episode<p>“Am I an Asian-y trinket …

Podcasting