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Eating Too ‘Clean’ Can Kill You

“Orthorexia,” the eating disorder when people fixate on healthy eating, is moving toward recognition in mainstream medicine

by Zak Stone

It’s impossible to read Amanda Chantal Bacon’s daily food diary… 883 more words

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WATCH: THE SIMPLE EXPERIMENT THAT DEMONSTRATES THE POWER OF INTENTION OVER MATTER

by Vic Bishop, Staff Writer Waking Times

At the very cutting edge of science and spirituality lies a simple experiment that proves how much power intentions have on the physical world. 369 more words

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The dark side of light: how artificial lighting is harming the natural world

In mini-ecosystems in the Netherlands, researchers test the effects of artificial light. Credit: Kamiel Spoelstra/NIOO-KNAW

The world is lit at night like never before, and ecologists are assessing the damage. 701 more words

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How Close Are We to Self-Destruction?

While some claim we’re living in peaceful times, the Doomsday Clock ticks on. Two anthropologists get to the bottom of this contradiction.

01.16.2018 / BY  895 more words

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How Marijuana Use Can Alter Brain Function and Induce Psychotic Behavior

Long-term smokers are at a higher risk for negative effects.

By Sarah Sloat

Filed Under Drugs & Neuroscience

Smoking marijuana is becoming increasingly legal and  560 more words

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Blob: An Irreverent and Insightful Modern Fable About Beauty, Ugliness, the Paths to Acceptance, and How Admiration Hijacks Our Sense of Self

A playful and profound tale about the struggle for belonging.

BY MARIA POPOVA

“Worshipped today, scorned or even crucified tomorrow,”Albert Einstein wrote in contemplating  637 more words

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The 10 Companies That Dominate the Global Arms Trade

The 10 Companies That Dominate the Global Arms Trade

The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays.

The world puts $1.69 trillion towards military expenditures per year, and about $375 billion of that goes towards buying arms specifically. 346 more words

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