Archive for November, 2012 :

Google Street View Maps Ski Slopes, Expands in Arctic
November 28th, 2012

Want to enjoy a winter wonderland this holiday season, but don’t care to step outside into the chilly temperatures? Do some armchair vacationing in the Canadian Arctic, one of the newest stops for Google’s Street View.

Cycle And Walking ‘Must Be Norm’ For Short Journeys
November 28th, 2012

The advisory body called on councils to do more to make walking and cycling an easier option in local communities.

11 Legitimate Reasons for Becoming a Crazy Vegan
November 28th, 2012

As trendy as it may have become in recent years, going vegan is no small feat. It’s a serious, hands-on, full-time-job-like commitment.

The Effect of Electrosmog on Your Vibration
November 28th, 2012

We’re often speaking about the negative affects of electrosmog on our vibration. How it contracts us down and then disrupts higher consciousness connection.

Huge Win For Freedom Of Speech In Canada
November 27th, 2012

A Canadian court sided with the principle that what constitutes freedom of expression on one end of the political spectrum thereby constitutes free expression on the other end.

Four Power Herbs That Banish Female Gynecological Issues
November 26th, 2012

To combat these unwanted developments, it is important for women to understand their bodies first from a holistic perspective.

Breastfeeding Can Help Reduce Child Obesity Risk
November 23rd, 2012

Breastfeeding can help reduce the risk of childhood obesity—even in those who are genetically predisposed to the condition.

New Nanoparticle Halts Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes and Asthma
November 20th, 2012

The new nanotechnology also can be applied to a variety of immune-mediated diseases including Type 1 diabetes, food allergies and airway allergies such as asthma.

The Truth About MSG, Mercury And Formaldehyde In Vaccines
November 20th, 2012

Each of these toxic substances is well known to cause neurological damage, and the amounts added to vaccines are far beyond mere “trace” levels.

Happy Youngsters More Likely to Grow Into Wealthy Adults, Study Finds
November 19th, 2012

The first in-depth investigation of whether youthful happiness leads to greater wealth in later life reveals that, even allowing for other influences, happy adolescents are likely to earn more money as adults.

Meditation Changes The Way Your Brain Processes Emotions
November 19th, 2012

A new study has found that those who participate in an eight-week meditation training program can have measurable effects on how their brains function, even when they are not actively meditating.

No More Cigarettes Means 10 More Years For Women
November 19th, 2012

It was also found that women who quit before 40 dropped their risk of premature death by 90 percent, and women who quit before 30 dropped their risk by 97 percent.

Dogs Teaching Chemistry – Chemical Bonds in a Cute Way
November 13th, 2012

A pair of dogs teaching us how Ionic bonds and covalent bonds work. These two dogs look so happy it’s too cute not to pass up.

The End of Fast Food and the New Reign of Organic Vegetables!
November 13th, 2012

A natural diet of vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds and no more than 10 percent of calories from organic meats are the key to prevent chronic disease and early mortality.

How To Dumpster Dive, Eat Free & Fight Waste
November 12th, 2012

A new report by the National Resources Defense Council, the United States throws away a staggering 40% of the food it produces every year.

Yes, Companies Are Harvesting – and Selling – Your Facebook Profile
November 12th, 2012

Some companies record — and then resell — your screen names, web site addresses, interests, hometown and professional history, and how many friends or followers you have.

Bill Gates Malaria Vaccine Flops In African Trials
November 12th, 2012

Results from the final-stage trial administered by GSK appeared to demonstrate that the vaccine only provided “modest protection” for babies aged six to 12 weeks, with a reduction in the contraction of the disease by only 30%.

From the Holocaust to Thalidomide: A Nazi Legacy
November 11th, 2012

It took several years of widespread use before the link was clearly made between thalidomide’s use in early pregnancy and the cluster of children who were subsequently born with small seal-like flippers instead of limbs (phocomelia).

Cases Of Time Slips
November 11th, 2012

Times slips cases in which people temporarily experience the future or past, or briefly interact with people or objects from a different era:

Buried With A Stake Through A Heart
November 11th, 2012

New details of one of the few ‘vampire’ burials reserved for social ‘deviants’ in early medieval Britain have emerged.

Cell Phone Gave Man a Tumor, According to Major Court Ruling
November 8th, 2012

If you’re an avid cell phone user who refuses to believe that holding this radiation-emitting device next to your head poses a potential health risk, take note…

How Bacteria Talk To Each Other And Our Cells
November 7th, 2012

Bacteria can talk to each other via molecules they themselves produce. The phenomenon is called quorum sensing, and is important when an infection propagates.

GMOs at the Polls: 7 Things to Tell Your Friends Before Election Day
November 5th, 2012

Americans are the world’s GMO guinea pigs, say Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé. But California’s ballot initiative on labeling GMO foods would give everyone the choice to change that for themselves.

Anonymous Plans To Take Down Facebook On Guy Fawkes Day
November 5th, 2012

This year it’s not a gunpowder plot, though, just a plan to wreak vengeance on Zynga and Facebook.