1. Mantras: Let’s Get This Under Control!

    Mantras: Let’s Get This Under Control!

    From Huff Post:

    Many people find my blog every day searching for “mantras.” What intrigues me is the kinds of mantras people are looking for, and what they believe the mantras will do: “mantras to control children,” “mantras for stress,” “parenting mantras,” “mantras to control anger,” or the very creepy “mantra to control wife.”

    Over and over, the searches are for mantras to control something,…

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  2. Like Father, Like Son: Ziggy Marley Uses His Music As His Platform To Make The World A Better Place

    Like Father, Like Son: Ziggy Marley Uses His Music As His Platform To Make The World A Better Place

    It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Jamaican musician Ziggy Marley keeps the strong legacy of his father, Bob Marley, alive and well in his current life. With a recording career of almost 30 years, Marley just walked away from this year’s Grammy awards with his second solo award for Best Reggae Album for his 2013 live set In Concert, making Marley a six-time Grammy winner.

    His fifth and latest…

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  3. 85 Wise Jack Kerouac Quotes For Millennials Who Are Trying To Find Themselves

    85 Wise Jack Kerouac Quotes For Millennials Who Are Trying To Find Themselves

    From Thought Catalog:

    Jack Kerouac was a free thinker, visionary, philosopher, rebel, co-founder of the beat generation with an insatiable wanderlust and perpetual love for the unknown and adventure. He lived, and like many of us today, questioned life, questioned his existence. His life was a series of passion and ecstasy and searching. Even though it’s been almost 50 years since his passing,…

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  4. Check Out The Most Amazing Tech Advancements Happening Today From Remote Control Cockroaches To Invisible Cloaks

    Check Out The Most Amazing Tech Advancements Happening Today From Remote Control Cockroaches To Invisible Cloaks

    Abby Martin speaks with comedian and host of Lee Camp’s Moment of Clarity web series, Lee Camp, going over several mind blowing technologies, including remote control cockroaches and a real invisibility cloak.

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  5. 15 Super-Simple Recipes To Help You Eat More Greens

    15 Super-Simple Recipes To Help You Eat More Greens

    From Mind Body Green:

    Leafy greens are some of the healthiest foods you can eat, since they’re loaded with beneficial nutrients like folate, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. Leafy greens include spinach, kale, arugula, chard, collard greens, mustard greens, dandelion greens, cabbage, and others.

    Generally, heartier greens like kale, chard, and collards are more nutrient rich than greens like…

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  6. 5 Illegal Drugs With Medicinal Benefits

    5 Illegal Drugs With Medicinal Benefits

    There are good reasons why certain drugs have been made illegal, but could some of these drugs have potential medicinal benefits? Cristen Conger from Stuff Mom Never Told You joins DNews to discuss how drugs like LSD and ecstasy might be able to help aid various mental and physical disorders.

    Spread the knowledge!

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  7. Which Country Has More Solar Energy Capacity than the Rest of the World Combined?

    Which Country Has More Solar Energy Capacity than the Rest of the World Combined?

    From Shrink That Footprint:

    In 2013 China installed a record 12GW of solar power capacity, considerably more than Germany ever has in one year.  I read stories about it all over the place.  It was big news for renewable energy watchers.

    What I didn’t read in any of those stories was that in the same year China installed about 40 GW of solar water heating capacity. You see solar hot water may be…

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  8. 8 Ancient Beliefs Now Backed By Modern Science

    8 Ancient Beliefs Now Backed By Modern Science

    From Huff Post:

    The Earth may not be flat nor is it the center of the universe, but that doesn’t mean old-world intellectuals got everything wrong. In fact, in recent years, modern science has validated a number of teachings and beliefs rooted in ancient wisdom that, up until now, had been trusted but unproven empirically.

    A full 55 pages of Arianna Huffington’s new book, Thrive: The Third Metric…

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  9. It’s Okay To NOT ‘Fit In’ With Society

    It’s Okay To NOT ‘Fit In’ With Society

    From in5d:

    Do you feel like you sometimes don’t ‘fit in’ with society? Have you ever caught yourself looking at all of the unhealthy food in someone else’s shopping cart at the grocery store? When you see people blindly following others, does it make you feel a little uncomfortable? Are you more likely to follow your own path instead of what ‘everyone else is doing’? If you answered yes to any of…

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  10. "Rainforest Guardian" The Futuristic Skyscraper That Will Save The Amazon

    “Rainforest Guardian” The Futuristic Skyscraper That Will Save The Amazon

    From Evolo:

    The Rainforest Guardian Skyscraper consists of a water tower, a forest fire station, a weather station, and scientific research and education laboratories. It stands still at the Amazon’s frontier, preventing fires effectively by capturing rainwater in the rainy season and irrigating the land in the dry season.

    The lotus-shaped water tower is capable of capturing rainwater directly.…

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  11. 15 Delicious Recipes with Turmeric

    15 Delicious Recipes with Turmeric

    From Care 2:

    Turmeric is a versatile seasoning with lots of health benefits. Check out these delicious recipes with turmeric to get more of this vibrant yellow herb into your life!

    Turmeric is getting a lot of cred lately as a superfood, and with good reason! It contains an oil called curcumin, which is a powerful anti-inflammatory. Some research even suggests that curcumin is a effective an…

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  12. New Study Concludes What Kind of Government America Really Has, and It’s Not a Democracy

    New Study Concludes What Kind of Government America Really Has, and It’s Not a Democracy

    A new study from Princeton and Northwestern Universities supports the widely recognized thesis that the US government does not support or represent the interests of the majority its citizens, but is instead ruled by the rich and powerful elite. Report from The Telegraph:

    The report, entitled Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens, used extensive…

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  13. Alcohol Is NOT Consent. Why We Need To Keep Talking About ‘Rape Culture’

    Alcohol Is NOT Consent. Why We Need To Keep Talking About ‘Rape Culture’

    Though it may be uncomfortable for some, I want to talk about an issue that subliminally plagues our culture. I want to talk about the issue of rape.

    It has become a culture in the United States, and its time to start bringing it to the attentions of the masses. Our society commonly associates rapists with alley-lurking creeps, but the truth is, that more often than not, rapists are our peers,…

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  14. The Top 10 Ways To Stop Your Personal Insanity

    The Top 10 Ways To Stop Your Personal Insanity

    From Pick The Brain:

    Do you ever feel like you’re in over your head and at any moment you’re going to burst? You’re not alone. As humans, we overthink, overanalyze and dramatize. Lucky for us, we also have the power to take a deep breath, sit back and turn our lives around. It’s not easy to stop our negative thoughts from flooding through, especially during hard times, but it’s also not…

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  15. Wanderlust Is Real: The 22 Signs You’re A Wanderer

    Wanderlust Is Real: The 22 Signs You’re A Wanderer

    From Elite Daily:

    It was J.R.R. Tolkien who said, “Not all those who wander are lost” and I couldn’t agree more. There are distinct qualities of “the wanderer” or “the dreamer” that will forever hold a special place in the world.

    For it’s the wanderers who discover the unique and the new, the foreign and the unnoticed. They are the ones who travel across the world for no reason but to follow the…

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