Archives for April 2014

The truth about the Bundy’s vs. BLM | Nevada Assemblywoman’s Report

The numbers do not calculate. The federal government had the authority and an open checkbook to spend 10 million dollars or more for a maximum return of $200,000. Here’s how I calculate that number: the BLM might collect maybe 400 heads of cattle, taking into account the number of cattle they would kill while rounding […]

How to Tell Free-Market and Pro-Capitalist Libertarians Apart | OCCUPY WALL STREET

Over the last eight years, 37 technology companies have come together and agreed to never hire each other’s employees, since the waves of hire-rehire were raising salaries and eating into their profits. The agreement was made in secret through verbal communication between CEOs and kept off the record as much as they could manage. Should […]

“If It Bends, Bend It” to Look Better in Photos

If It Bends, Bend It – Straight arms and legs look stiff and unflattering. Hold your arms slightly away from your body, with a soft bend in your elbows. This creates space, making your arms and waistline appear thinner and more hourglass shaped. Bend the knee closest to the camera, putting your weight on the […]

Your mortgage documents are fake! – Salon.com

If you know about foreclosure fraud, the mass fabrication of mortgage documents in state courts by banks attempting to foreclose on homeowners, you may have one nagging question: Why did banks have to resort to this illegal scheme? Was it just cheaper to mock up the documents than to provide the real ones? Did banks […]

Activist Post: Can’t Find a Job? Join a Timebank

Increasing long-term unemployment may be responsible for the booming gray economy. With the job participation rate in America at all-time lows, nearly 92 million able-aged adults are not working but are still able to contribute a service, even if that’s merely baking a pie. After all, people still have to eat and get services. Timebanking networks are […]

“The egg”

You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but to no avail. Your body was so utterly shattered you were better off, […]

50 Amazing Life Lessons Everyone Needs. These Will Change Your Life. | Viral Blasts

It’s easy to lose ourselves in life sometimes. Life isn’t always easy, after all. Bad phases can come and go, or come and stay for a long time. But, we need to go on, and if we do we often come out stronger than we were before. Below are the best inspirational quotes to help you […]

Japanese Words With No English Equivalent – Business Insider

…the Japanese language is filled with incredibly handy phrases that we’d love to import into English. 1. Doumo – Hello, thanks, and hello and thanks The extremely convenient domo manages to do the job of both “hello” and “thank you,”as it’s the first component of both doumo konnichiwa (good afternoon) and domo arigato gozaimasu (thank you very much). Aside from being shorter than the two […]

18 Chances You Will Not Regret Taking in Life

Almost two decades ago, when I told my grandmother I was worried about taking a chance and regretting my choice, she hugged me and said, “Trust me, honey, that’s not what you’re going to regret when you’re my age.  If anything, you will likely kick yourself a little for not taking more chances on the […]

Beginning a Meditation Practice – Yahoo Voices – voices.yahoo.com

Find a comfortable seat. It is optimal that the seat allows you to keep your spine straight and both feet on the floor. Other than that, do not worry about postures, intricate yoga-like leg crossing or hand positions. You can adopt those once you learn inner-silence sufficiently. First, you want to learn to sit simply […]

10 Genuine Ways Anyone Can Be Exceptionally Charming | Inc.com

Sure, everyone knows blunt, impolite, and even rude people who are somehow extremely successful. I know a bunch of them. But since we’re all more likely to do business and build professional and personal relationships with people we like, we’re naturally drawn to people who are polite, modest, agreeable, kind. In short, people who are […]

13 Ways to Productively Waste Time

Online ways to productively “kill” time: Learn a language Learn to code Learn to de-stress Plan dinner DIY project tips… Numerous studies have shown that we actually get more done if we take periodic breaks away from work to refresh. So the question isn’t should you kick back for a few minutes, it’s what’s the […]

Let Them Eat Flies | KQED Video

An Ohio engineer puts flies to work turning food waste into fish food at the start-up company, Enviroflight. With a growing population, over-fished oceans, and widespread wasteful food practices, Enviroflight thinks they have hit on a way to address a food and a waste problem, all by recruiting the help of some voracious bugs. via […]

When one New Zealand school tossed its playground rules and let students risk injury, the results were surprising | National Post

[The principal] knew children might get hurt, and that was exactly the point — perhaps if they were freed from the “cotton-wool” in which their 21st century parents had them swaddled, his students may develop some resilience, use their imaginations, solve problems on their own.The parent sat down, stone-faced, across from the principal. “‘My son […]

Anti-Gravity and the Secret Space Program [We Have ‘Anti-Gravity’]

It has been said that if the American people knew what the military had in their arsenal today, they wouldn’t believe it, and would think someone was fantasizing about a Lucas Star Wars movie episode…. Information has come into the public’s attention which suggests that Lockheed has been working in the “black” on a discoid-shaped […]

Using Mushrooms to Clean Up Waterways

Mushrooms are fascinating organisms, with extensive root systems that can extend for miles. They can also clean up pollutants, making them a safe way choice in bioremediation. via Using Mushrooms to Clean Up Waterways | Permaculture Magazine.

Sleep Calculator – What’s The Best Time To Go To Sleep?

It’s said people sleep in 90 minute cycles and we should plan our sleep so we wake up at the end of a cycle, ideally after 5 or 6 cycles. Sleep Calculator – What’s The Best Time To Go To Sleep?.

Quantum Theory Proves That Consciousness Moves to Another Universe After Death

A book titled “Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe“, published in the USA, has stirred up the Internet, because it contained a notion that life does not end when the body dies, and it can last forever. The author of this publication, scientist Robert Lanza has […]

What Is Jury Nullification? | Cop Block

Let us imagine for a moment, that you live in a city where the Mayor makes soda-pop illegal. So illegal that he actually signs into law a criminal statute that makes it a jailable offense to dispense soda-pop. He makes a public campaign to warn about the evils of soda-pop, how detrimental it is to […]

Vietnam’s Solution for Corrupt Bankers: Firing Squads – NBC News.com

“It’s a message to those in this game to be less greedy and that business as usual is getting out of hand” via Vietnam’s Solution for Corrupt Bankers: Firing Squads – NBC News.com.