Social justice, human rights, Buddhism, protecting the environment, eating whole, organic foods, energy medicine, and having a sense of humor.

4th October 2013

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Solar panels could destroy U.S. utilities, according to U.S. utilities | Grist →

2nd October 2013

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Where the G.O.P.'s Suicide Caucus Lives : The New Yorker →

1st October 2013

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What Does And Doesn't Get Affected In A Government Shutdown - Business Insider →

30th September 2013

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Daily chart: Shutdown showdown | The Economist →

23rd September 2013

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Is College Worth It?
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Is College Worth It?

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18th September 2013

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The 5 stages of climate denial are on display ahead of the IPCC report | Dana Nuccitelli | Environment | theguardian.com →

18th September 2013

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Where Americans — Rich and Poor — Spent Every Dollar in 2012

Food, clothes, and housing account for more than 60 percent of all spending among the poor.
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Where Americans — Rich and Poor — Spent Every Dollar in 2012

Food, clothes, and housing account for more than 60 percent of all spending among the poor.

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18th September 2013

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Why Are American Health Care Costs So High? John Green speaks the truth.

18th September 2013

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Human creativity found in the brainUnderstanding imagination reveals what makes humans unique, though scientists could apply these findings to developing artificially intelligent devices.

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Human creativity found in the brain
Understanding imagination reveals what makes humans unique, though scientists could apply these findings to developing artificially intelligent devices.

18th September 2013

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Cheaper solar is not just about the price of panelsSolar panels are getting cheaper all the time, but the industry is also chipping away at some other, more surprising, costs.

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Cheaper solar is not just about the price of panels
Solar panels are getting cheaper all the time, but the industry is also chipping away at some other, more surprising, costs.

18th September 2013

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In Focus: Historic Flooding Across Colorado

Over the past few days, a 4,500-square-mile area across Colorado’s Front Range has been hit by devastating floods, leaving at least six dead, forcing thousands to evacuate, and destroying thousands of homes and farms. Record amounts of rainfall generated flash floods that tore up roads and lines of communication, leaving many stranded, and hundreds still listed as missing. Evacuations are still underway as weather conditions have improved slightly. Forecasters predict drier weather by mid-week. Gathered here are recent images of the devastation in Colorado.

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18th September 2013

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The Deficit is Plunging! And No One Cares!

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The Deficit is Plunging! And No One Cares!

18th September 2013

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232 Million People Left Their Countries For New Ones. Where Did They Go?

The United Nations recently released new data showing that 232 million people, or 3.2 percent of the world’s population, live outside of their countries of birth. This global diaspora has big implications as countries try to balance growth with unease over outsiders. So where are all of these people anyway? And are they helping or hurting their new homes?  
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232 Million People Left Their Countries For New Ones. Where Did They Go?

The United Nations recently released new data showing that 232 million people, or 3.2 percent of the world’s population, live outside of their countries of birth. This global diaspora has big implications as countries try to balance growth with unease over outsiders. So where are all of these people anyway? And are they helping or hurting their new homes?  

Read more. [Image: Marko Djurica]

18th September 2013

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I only found the option to delete my Facebook account—buried in the help center—with the assistance of Google.”

Don’t leave! We can work it out! I’ll change, I promise! You’ll miss me! Facebook makes deactivating your account really difficult.

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3rd September 2013

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“We saw Hiroshima today — or what little is left of it.”
-LIFE’s Bernard Hoffman to the magazine’s long-time picture editor, Wilson Hicks, in New York, September 1945

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“We saw Hiroshima today — or what little is left of it.”

-LIFE’s Bernard Hoffman to the magazine’s long-time picture editor, Wilson Hicks, in New York, September 1945

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