The first Labor Day was held in 1882. Its origins stem from the desire of the Central Labor Union to create a holiday for workers. It became a federal holiday in 1894. It was originally intended that the day would be filled with a street…Continue
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Understandably surprised by the seemingly unmeltable ice cream sandwich, she tried the…
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In her June 25 keynote address to the BIO International Convention in San Diego, Calif., Hillary Clinton voiced strong support for genetic engineering and genetically engineered crops. She earned a standing ovation that day by …Continue
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These messages are direct forms of evidence that we are not alone.. and that there are intelligent beings who want us to awaken into greater forms of…Continue
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A second doesn't always feel like a second—time can seem to slow down if you're riding a death-defying roller coaster, or speed up while you're having a night out on the town. But just what's going on inside our heads to skew our perception of time? Neuroscientists…Continue
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[8/24/14 San Francisco, CA] 40 Jewish survivors of the Nazi Holocaust and 287 descendants of survivors and victims issued a …Continue
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There is now enough information to convince anyone that cannabis extracts are remarkably effective against disease. The time for revolution has finally come, but it will take all of us working together to change the world in the most peaceful and beneficial way possible.
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Doesn’t it seem like a lot of online news sites have moved beyond reporting the news to openly inciting your outrage (and your page views)? News analyst Sally Kohn suggests — don’t engage with news that looks like it just wants to make you mad. Instead, give your precious clicks to the news sites you…Continue
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Among the Anishinaabe people, the Teachings of the Seven Grandfathers, also known simply as either the Seven Teachings or Seven Grandfathers, is a set of teachings on human conduct towards others.
The Seven Sacred Principles
1- Nibwaakaawin (Wisdom)
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This week Burger King announced it is buying the Canadian coffee-and-donut chain Tim Hortons for $11.4 billion, creating the third largest fast-food chain in the world. The newly created firm will be headquartered in Canada where the corporate tax rate is lower than in the United…Continue
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Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu. Those familiar with the famous original Star Trek television series from the 1960s and its six movies will recognize this name and the actor who played him, George Takei. What one may not realize, however, is that George Takei's life…Continue
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Some of these may sound familiar to you: “I am not successful/happy because of my partner/my parents who did not give me the right start in life; I’m too old to do what…Continue
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Is there an inherent conflict between spirituality and intelligence? Are they perpetually at odds with each other? Must we choose to embrace either spirituality or rationality but never both at the same time?
Several years ago I would have said yes to these questions. But today I see that…Continue
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By: Joe Martino
A Russian scientist has been studying the human energy field and is claiming that people can change the world simply by using their own energy. While this idea…Continue
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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature,
nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure.
Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
To keep our faces toward…
People who love life have bad days, too. It’s just that they respond to them in a productive way. Do you have a positive outlook, or do you expect the worst? Do you have the confidence to act, or do you take forever to decide? If you want to be a happier person, watch out for these…Continue
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More than 2500 years later, we are inundated with advertisements boasting the latest, greatest cure-all super drug. From a young age, we learn that it doesn’t matter how or what we eat, there is a quick fix around the corner for…Continue
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At first glance, the title of this post could be perceived as somewhat hyperbolic by those who still have a child like impression of America's police departments as bastions of safety, designed "to protect and to serve" the population of the "land of the…Continue
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