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Building-Sized Street Art Portraits by Natalia Rak

Natalia Rak is an artist and painter from Poland. Born in 1986, she graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz. A longtime painter, you can find …

3 Ways To Save Psychotherapy

People have been turning away from psychotherapy in favor of medication for years, despite the evidence that therapy works. Here are a few tips for improving the industry's image.<p>The subtle art of lying on a therapist's couch is in rapid decline. Psychotherapy, the traditional one-on-one weekly …

Which? attacks 'exaggerated' food supplement health claims

Consumers are wasting money on food supplements that use "exaggerated, misleading and sometimes unauthorised" claims to promote their alleged health benefits, a highly critical report has warned.<p>Some manufacturers – including well known names such as Boots, Seven Seas and Vitabiotics – are still …

OxyContin maker closely guards its list of suspect doctors

Over the last decade, the maker of the potent painkiller OxyContin has compiled a database of hundreds of doctors suspected of recklessly prescribing its pills to addicts and drug dealers, but has done little to alert law enforcement or medical authorities.<p>Despite its suspicions, Purdue Pharma …

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Obama Pledges Support to Stop Wildlife Crime in Africa

A groundbreaking announcement from President Barack Obama during a state visit to Tanzania on July 1 will deliver much-needed support to African …

The Coca-Cola Company And World Wildlife Fund Expand Global Partnership, Announce New Environmental Goals

ATLANTA, July 9, 2013 – The Coca-Cola Company and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) are working to advance the Coca-Cola system’s sustainability stewardship …

Obama's Lifeline to Africa's Park Rangers

There are few jobs more dangerous than those of park rangers protecting wildlife in Africa. For those individuals, whose job it is to monitor and …

WWF: International Inaction Stalls Protection of Antarctic Waters

<b>World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued the following statement from Vice President for Marine Conservation, Michele Kuruc on today’s news that the</b> …

WWF Urges Senate Subcommittee to Prioritize Natural Capital in Asia

Carter Roberts, President and CEO of WWF-US, testified before the Senate Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs, encouraging the United …

Pope Francis Calls for Amazon Conservation

Pope Francis spoke on behalf of the Amazon basin on Saturday, calling for “respect and protection of the entire creation which God has entrusted to …

Help Save Virunga

Urge business and government to stop oil exploration in Africa’s oldest national park<p>My inspiration to become a conservationist came 20 years ago, …

US military stops carrying 891 paper magazines because of the internet

The US military used to be one of the top subscribers of many fine American print periodicals, from such all-ages magazines as <i>GamePro</i> and <i>Boy's Life</i> to more adult titles, such as <i>Playboy</i> and <i>Penthouse</i>. But now the military has decided to permanently remove 891 magazines from stores shelves going …

Scientists love to hate greens, because what greens say matters

If a relationship therapist sat the UK's scientists and the green movement on their couch and asked them how they felt, the discussion, I suspect, would be heated. There is something about environmentalists that manages to irritate and aggravate many scientists.<p>In Mark Henderson's Geek Manifesto, …

Ultrasonic whiskers to help blind spot low hanging obstacles

A headband fitted with “ultrasonic whiskers” to prevent blind people from banging their head on low beams and branches has been developed by robot engineers.<p>The device, which has been built by researchers at the University of Sheffield, aims to mimic the way rats and other mammals use their …

A Dream of His Dead Confederate Teen-age Son Lead Him to His Body

<b>A Dream of His Dead Confederate Teen-age Son Lead Him to His Body</b><p>“During the War Between the Sates, among the beardless boys who enlisted in the Confederate army was the 18-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson, of Griffin, Ga. This brave boy met his death in the Battle of Resaca on the Western and Atlantic Railroad. His comrades buried him in a pine coffin constructed of rough planks torn from a bridge.<p>“In 1866, when peace had spread her wings over the land, Mr. Jackson, after receiving …