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The Ancient Greeks’ 6 Words for Love (And Why Knowing Them Can Change Your Life) by Roman Krznaric — YES! Magazine

The Ancient Greeks’ 6 Words for Love (And Why Knowing Them Can Change Your Life) by Roman Krznaric — YES! Magazine.

Today’s coffee culture has an incredibly sophisticated vocabulary. Do you want a cappuccino, an espresso, a skinny latte, or maybe an iced caramel macchiato?

The ancient Greeks were just as sophisticated in the way they talked about love, recognizing six different varieties. They would have been shocked by our crudeness in using a single word both to whisper “l love you” over a candlelit meal and to casually sign an email “lots of love.”

So what were the six loves known to the Greeks? And how can they inspire us to move beyond our current addiction to romantic love, which has 94 percent of young people hoping—but often failing—to find a unique soul mate who can satisfy all their emotional needs?

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Resonance: Beings of Frequency – Watch Free Documentary Online

Resonance: Beings of Frequency

via Resonance: Beings of Frequency – Watch Free Documentary Online.

In the mid eighties fewer than 3% of all people in most of the countries were using cell phones, but if you fast forward to today almost 100% of the people are using cell phones.

By the time they’re 19 or 20 years old, our children will have used the phone for 10 years, and we have no idea what type of risk that’s carrying. Now we live an an ocean of electromagnetic radiation.

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Federal government action can be a public nuisance, Seventh Circuit holds – The Washington Post

Federal government action can be a public nuisance, Seventh Circuit holds – The Washington Post.

This appeal takes us into the sometimes-murky area of federal common law. Despite the pronouncement in Erie R. Co. v. Tompkins (1938), that “[t]here is no federal general common law,” enclaves of federal common law remain. One such enclave exists for cases dealing with “air and water in their ambient or interstate aspects ….” Illinois v. City of Milwaukee (Milwaukee I) (1972).

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University offers female students extra credit for not shaving their armpits

University offers female students extra credit for not shaving their armpits.

Female Arizona State University students can receive extra credit for defying social norms and refusing to shave for 10 weeks during the semester.

Women and Gender Studies Professor Breanne Fahs, encourages her female students to cease shaving their underarms and legs during the semester and document their experiences in a journal.

“One guy did his shaving with a buck knife.”   

Student Stephanie Robinson said it was a “life changing experience.”

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Air Force research: How to use social media to control people like drones | Ars Technica

Air Force research: How to use social media to control people like drones | Ars Technica.

One study, funded by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), has gone a step further. “A less investigated problem is once you’ve identified the network, how do you manipulate it toward an end,” said Warren Dixon, a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering and director of the University of Florida’s Nonlinear Controls and Robotics research group. Dixon was the principal investigator on an Air Force Research Laboratory-funded project, which published its findings in February in a paper entitled “Containment Control for a Social Network with State-Dependent Connectivity.”

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Permaculture Inspired Stationary Chicken House Systems – Atitlan Organics

Permaculture Inspired Stationary Chicken House Systems – Atitlan Organics.

Clearly, we are not in an ideal world. Sometimes the terrain is too rocky or steep and movable houses just don’t work. Other times, we have only a limited space for chickens and the rest of our space we want to maintain chicken-free. Apartment rooftops, suburban garages, and other small-living conditions can also support healthy chickens, despite the lack of much available ‘free-range’.

In these types of situations, we must turn to stationary housing and very-small, or often non-existent chicken ranges. The key to the sanitary stationary house is Deep Bedding. Deep Bedding is basically any dry, organic material that gets thrown in on the ground under the chickens. Deep bedding should be high in carbon (higher than 30 parts carbon for every part nitrogen).

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What Happens When Detroit Shuts Off the Water of 100,000 People – Rose Hackman – The Atlantic

What Happens When Detroit Shuts Off the Water of 100,000 People – Rose Hackman – The Atlantic.

Residents targeted by the shut-off campaign have been reluctant to speak up. Some have stayed quiet because they’ve resorted to illegally hiring plumbers, and others—who are without water and relying on neighbors and friends for drinking water and showers—are afraid child-protective services may intervene, as a lack of running water is grounds for social services to immediately take children out of parents’ care.

Even those without children remain reticent. Some feel tarred by a general notion of shame and culpability for not being able to meet such a bare necessity as water. Last week, a headline in one of the local newspapers, The Detroit News, described delinquent customers as “water scofflaws.”

This stigma is enhanced by the painting of blue lines in front of those houses that have just had their water turned off—lines painted by Homrich’s employees after a job is completed. Streets to the south of Roslyn Walker’s home showed blue line after blue line; among non-vacant houses, shut-off water was the norm.

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The Role of Dietary Polyphenols on Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis: Molecular Mechanisms and Behavioural Effects on Depression and Anxiety

The Role of Dietary Polyphenols on Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis: Molecular Mechanisms and Behavioural Effects on Depression and Anxiety.

This positive effect of polyphenols on hippocampal neurogenesis has also been demonstrated in vitro, with low concentrations of curcumin stimulating cell differentiation in cultures of multipotent mouse neural progenitor cells. A similar effect has been demonstrated in vivo, with increased AHN in mice administered with this polyphenol [38] (see Section  3.2.2 for further discussion on the effects of curcumin on mental health and possible molecular mechanisms underlying it).

In addition to curcumin, the interaction between polyphenols and chronic stress has also been found with the administration of flavonoids. In this sense, administration of flavonoids extracted from Chinese herb Xiaobuxin-Tang (XBXT-2) significantly increased hippocampal neurogenesis in chronically stressed rats [39]. Additionally, XBXT-2 treatment reversed the stress-induced decrease of hippocampal BDNF and phosphorylated cyclic AMP-response element DNA-binding protein (pCREB) (Ser133) expression, two important factors closely related to hippocampal neurogenesis. Interestingly, as occurred with curcumin, the positive effects of these flavonoids were comparable to those achieved with imipramine treatment.

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How British Spies “Seed the Internet with False Info, Control YouTube Pageviews and Manipulate Online Polls” | Liberty Blitzkrieg

How British Spies “Seed the Internet with False Info, Control YouTube Pageviews and Manipulate Online Polls” | Liberty Blitzkrieg.

The secretive British spy agency GCHQ has developed covert tools to seed the internet with false information, including the ability to manipulate the results of online polls, artificially inflate pageview counts on web sites, “amplif[y]” sanctioned messages on YouTube, and censor video content judged to be “extremist.” The capabilities, detailed in documents provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, even include an old standby for pre-adolescent prank callers everywhere: A way to connect two unsuspecting phone users together in a call.

The tools were created by GCHQ’s Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group (JTRIG), and constitute some of the most startling methods of propaganda and internet deception contained within the Snowden archive. Previously disclosed documents have detailed JTRIG’s use of “fake victim blog posts,” “false flag operations,” “honey traps” and psychological manipulation to target online activists, monitor visitors to WikiLeaks, and spy on YouTube and Facebook users.

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Murrieta Mutiny: Border Patrol “Will Not Obey Unlawful Orders” From Homeland Security and White House

Murrieta Mutiny: Border Patrol “Will Not Obey Unlawful Orders” From Homeland Security and White House.

When local law enforcement and border patrol agents, many of whom live in Murrieta, got wind of the plot they reportedly pushed back against the Federal government and themselves protested behind closed doors.

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528 Revolution “The Frequency that Killed John Lennon” 528 frequency » 528 Revolution

528 Revolution “The Frequency that Killed John Lennon” 528 frequency » 528 Revolution.

“LOVE is the ‘Universal Healer. WATER is ‘The ‘Universal Solvent,’ and MUSIC is ‘The Universal Language,’” Dr. Horowitz reminds us. “Since water makes up nearly 80 percent of your body, this liquid crystal superconductor of sound and light transmits LOVE/528 best, and provides the greatest opportunity to heal naturally what ails everybody, fundamentally, that is, lacking LOVE.”

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The Truth About Temp Labor – Watch Free Documentary Online

The Truth About Temp Labor – Watch Free Documentary Online.

As retailers increase their online sales, it’s at places like these that the essential tasks of sorting, labeling and loading the stuff we buy happens. Online sales are growing at a dizzying pace as consumers increasingly look to the web to make purchases.

In the big retails behind-the-scenes workers are actually being temps and the conditions in these warehouses can be deplorable because the American consumers expect goods to be shipped very quickly. So what is it like working in a warehouse? What are the challenges temp workers face?

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Seeds of Freedom – Watch Free Documentary Online

Seeds of Freedom – Watch Free Documentary Online.

Seeds of Freedom charts the story of seed from its roots at the heart of traditional, diversity rich farming systems across the world, to being transformed into a powerful commodity, used to monopolize the global food system.

The film highlights the extent to which the industrial agricultural system, and genetically modified (GM) seeds in particular, has impacted on the enormous agro-biodiversity evolved by farmers and communities around the world, since the beginning of agriculture.

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LiveLeak.com – How to chop wood without messing around

LiveLeak.com – How to chop wood without messing around.

I don’t know if the axe he’s using is all that special, but he sure makes efficient (German) use of it.
Read more at http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=f2d_1305059020#6qMxTslDQ4PxQuAT.99
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Julian Treasure: How to speak so that people want to listen – YouTube

Julian Treasure: How to speak so that people want to listen – YouTube.

Have you ever felt like you’re talking, but nobody is listening? Here’s Julian Treasure to help you fix that. As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal exercises and shares tips

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