How Schooling Crushes Creativity

In 2006, educator and author Ken Robinson gave a TED Talk called, "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" At over 45 million views, it remains the most viewed talk in TED's history. Robinson's premise is simple: our current education system strips young people of their natural creativity and curiosity by shaping them into a one-dimensional academic mold. …

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Are Your Candles Emitting Toxins?

Candles are great for encouraging relaxation and creating a calm, serene environment. A candle’s aroma and soft, warm glow sets a nice tone for romance, sophistication, and tranquility. Most candles today feature a variety of aromas. While refreshing they may be, the chemicals used to produce a candle’s fragrance can be toxic and can contribute …

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The Hidden Toxins in Your Clothing

Increased consumer awareness around the dangers of synthetic dyes, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and phthalates in conventional clothing is fueling a drastic revolution in the fashion industry and popular clothing stores, like H&M, Levi’s, and the Gap, are beginning to turn their attention toward producing healthier and more environmentally-friendly clothing. [1] How Clothing is Made with …

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Feminism is Leaving a Wake of Unhappy, Unmarried, and Childless Women in its Path

Feminists claim to promote the advancement of women and gender equality, largely via the promotion of so-called sexual liberation, but their movement is leaving a wake of unhappy, unmarried, and childless women in its path, a real problem feminists seemingly refuse to entirely address. According to a recent study from Yale University researchers, liberated, college educated women …

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5,000 Years Old Chinese ‘Giants’ Discovered by Archeologists

Archeologists in China’s Shandong province unearthed skeletal remains of ‘giant’ humans who lived 5,000 years ago. Since 2016, archeologists have been excavating a large site in the east of the country. The site contains the ruins of 104 houses, 205 graves and 20 sacrificial pits. Dating from the late neolithic period, some 5,000 years ago, …

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This is What Happens to Your Body When You Try Acupuncture

Did you know: The theory and practice of acupuncture dates back to around 6000 B.C.? 2000 years before the modern era – ancient history in other words. In this period, needles did not exist; instead, sharpened stones and bones were used for acupuncture treatment. Fast-forward 8,000-plus years, and – in addition to being far more …

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Trump’s Glowing Orb: Even Satan Feels the Need to Distance Himself

A surreal image of President Donald Trump touching a glowing orb alongside the Saudi king and the Egyptian president has set Twitter alight, with some suggesting it may be a sign of witchcraft. The bizarre moment has sent the Twitteratti into overdrive, turning the incident – which looks suspiciously like a meeting of evil geniuses …

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How to Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Products

We know that exposure to toxic chemicals can lead to health problems. Unfortunately, some toxic chemicals are found where they’re least expected- in common, cleaning products. Ammonia can burn, bleach can irritate the skin, eyes and respiratory tract. Why use this stuff? Though most retailers do offer organic cleaning products, you can take it a …

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