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Yellowstone fish deaths point to huge toll of human activity on rivers

A recent outbreak of a fish parasite on Yellowstone may have seemed unremarkable, but new research shows it could be linked to years of human activities that are slowly chocking river systems to death, reports Environment 360<p>The Yellowstone river has its headwaters in the mountain streams and snowy …

Meditation is Replacing Detention in Baltimore’s Public Schools, and the Students Are Thriving

By now, most people are familiar with the term “school-to-prison pipeline," the description of a system that funnels troubled students through …

Education

20 years ago this week Yosemite Valley turned into a flood zone

Warnings of dramatic river level rises and huge snowfall totals this week sent the SFGATE staff digging into the archives for evidence of one of California's great floods. We were reminded that this week marks 20 years since "the flood of the century" hit Yosemite National Park.<p>Between January 1st …

National Parks

5 TED Talks to Help You Find Your Purpose in Life

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" It's a question that can cause an incredible amount of anxiety as the years go by. At what age are you …

Anger & Attachment

Where does anger come from? As a person occasionally prone to angry outbursts, I’ve thought a lot about this question. The lesson of Zen practice is …

Caring Too Much Only Brings You To An Unwanted Destination, Adopt This Mindset Instead

What if you could discover some tools and methods that could improve your relationships? What if by gaining a little knowledge you could understand …

Consciousness

Want A Happy Mind? You Should Make Your Left Brain A Good Storyteller First

How is your memory? Is it as strong as you’d like it to be?<p>If not, then you’re definitely going to be interested in the memory improvement tips I’ll …

The Brain