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Three Secret to Real Happiness

| February 22, 2016

Happiness is one of the most important things in life, yet it’s also one of the hardest to study. Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger is the director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the longest and most complete studies of adult life ever conducted. Waldinger described some of the secrets to happiness revealed by […]

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The Top Documentaries We Can Use To Change The World

| August 12, 2015
The Top Documentaries We Can Use To Change The World

A more beautiful, just and sustainable world is possible. Take this library and use it to inspire global change! Documentaries have an incredible power to raise awareness and create transformative changes in consciousness both at the personal and global levels.Over the last 8 years, we’ve watched hundreds of social change documentaries and cataloged the best […]

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MRI shows association between reading to young children and brain activity

| May 3, 2015
MRI shows association between reading to young children and brain activity

Among the advice new parents receive is to read to their babies early and often. The hope is that sharing books together will help children’s language development and eventually, turn them into successful readers. Now there is evidence that reading to young children is in fact associated with differences in brain activity supporting early reading […]

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The Aurora Australis as seen from the Australian and New Zealand mainlands / Candice Marshall

| March 19, 2015
The Aurora Australis as seen from the Australian and New Zealand mainlands / Candice Marshall

The swirls, twists, and curtains of light of the aurora australis were visible from the Australian and New Zealand mainland overnight. The natural light display caused a flurry of excitement, captured on social media. As explained by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, the phenomenon is caused when electrically charged electrons and protons accelerate down the […]

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Bionic leaf: Researchers use bacteria to convert solar energy into liquid fuel

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Bionic leaf: Researchers use bacteria to convert solar energy into liquid fuel

Harvesting sunlight is a trick plants mastered more than a billion years ago, using solar energy to feed themselves from the air and water around them in the process we know as photosynthesis. Scientists have also figured out how to harness solar energy, using electricity from photovoltaic cells to yield hydrogen that can be later […]

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Evidence for dark matter in the inner Milky Way / Stockholm University

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Evidence for dark matter in the inner Milky Way / Stockholm University

A new study is providing evidence for the presence of dark matter in the innermost part of the Milky Way, including in our own cosmic neighbourhood and the Earth’s location. The study demonstrates that large amounts of dark matter exist around us, and also between us and the Galactic centre. The result constitutes a fundamental […]

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The 500 Year Old Map that Shatters the Official History of the Human Race / Buck Rogers

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
The 500 Year Old Map that Shatters the Official History of the Human Race / Buck Rogers

If conventional wisdom on the history of the human race is correct, then human civilization is not old enough, nor was it advanced enough, to account for many of the mysterious monolithic and archeological sites around the world. Places like Gobekli Tepe in Turkey, the Bosnian Pyramids, and Adam’s Calendar in South Africa, beg the […]

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