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Plants are able to “remember” and “react” to information contained in light, according to researchers. Plants, scientists say, transmit information about light intensity and quality from leaf to leaf in a very similar way to our own nervous systems. These … Continue reading

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Yoga can help girls who suffered childhood trauma

As a Creative Arts Therapist who specializes in the body and is a former Yoga teacher this article is not at all surprising. Most therapists who have worked with trauma survivors know that people have a tendency to have some … Continue reading

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Violence Policy Center

A new report from Violence Policy Center shoots even more holes in the argument that a well-armed society is a safer society. The report finds that less than 3 percent of gun-related homicides are committed in self-defense. The gun lobby … Continue reading

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Secret life of the cat: What do our feline companions get up to?

Ever wondered what your cat spends its time doing when you’re not around? Where do our purring pets go when they disappear through the cat flap? Armed with GPS tracking devices and micro-cameras, a team from BBC Two’s Horizon programme … Continue reading

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Global military spending

The presentation Monday at the United Nations North Lawn building presented statistics gathered by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) about spending on armaments and militarism. The report declared that in 2013 over 1,747 billion dollars were spent on … Continue reading

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U.S. Poverty: By the Numbers

U.S. poverty (less than $17,916 for a family of three): 46.2 million people, 15.1 percent. Children in poverty: 16.1 million, 22 percent of all children, including 39 percent of African-American children and 34 percent of Latino children. Poorest age group … Continue reading

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Robo-tattoo machine

Found this article interesting. People are beginning to think about how to use 3D printers in a new way. Repost from Cnet. The 3D printer tattoo machine came about during a workshop in Paris organized by the French Ministry of … Continue reading

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