In another blow against the propaganda machine that has been fueled by GMO juggernauts like Monsanto and others, Maine will now become the second state (after Connecticut) to launch mandatory labeling for food products that contain genetically modified ingredients. A major victory, though it does contain a stipulation: Five nearby states must also adopt GMO labeling legislation. It’s […]
Everyday the world becomes aware of technologies that have the potential to halt the unnecessary damage we continue to create using fossil fuels. We’ve been talking about it for years, transitioning our way of life to be more harmonious with the planet and its natural systems. I’m not talking about solar or wind power (although […]
BREAKING NEWS: HAWAI’I ISLAND MAYOR KENOI SIGNS BILL 113, to BAN GMOs on the Big Island, INTO LAW. History has been made. http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/
Niall Ferguson follows the money to tell the human story behind the evolution of finance, from its origins in ancient Mesopotamia to the latest upheavals on what he calls Planet Finance.
Get ready for the biggest Internet protest since the SOPA blackout. February 11th is The Day We Fight Back against the NSA. The date is set: On Feb. 11, the Internet will finally formally protest the type of spying revealed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. It’s called “The Day We Fight Back.” A host of […]
Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
Logan Laplante is a 13 year-old boy who was taken out of the education system to be home schooled instead. Not only was he home schooled, but Logan had the ability to tailor his education to his interests and also his style of learning, something traditional education does not offer. As Logan has mentioned, when […]
Maine Gov. Paul LePage signed legislation today making Maine the second state to require labeling for genetically engineered (GE) foods. The GE food labeling will not take effect until five contiguous states enact similar legislation. “American consumers want the right to know what is in the food they eat, plain and simple,” said Rebecca Spector, […]
Over 400 billion cups of coffee are drunk globally each year, so it’s important to establish what impact coffee has on our health. The following is a summary of some of the more recent research that supports coffee’s health benefits. http://articles.mercola.com/
Snapchat What it’s worth: At least $3 billion, based on a reported offer at that price from Facebook that it rejected. Why it’s worth that much: Snapchat is perhaps the tech world’s hottest app — in part because it is popular with teenagers and 20-somethings. That’s an audience that’s attractive for advertisers, as well as […]
Matt Damon, a lifelong friend of Howard Zinn and his family, read excerpts from a speech Howard Zinn gave in 1970 as part of a debate on civil disobedience. This performance was part of “The People Speak, Live!” with Matt Damon and Lupe Fiasco at the Metro in Chicago, on January 31, 2012, produced by […]
It’s time for liberals and conservatives to transcend their political differences and really listen to each other, says political pundit Sally Kohn. In this optimistic talk, Kohn shares what she learned as a progressive lesbian talking head on Fox News. It’s not about political correctness, she says, but rather, emotional correctness. (Contains profanity.) Sally Kohn […]
In this funny, casual talk from TEDx, writer Jenna McCarthy shares surprising research on how marriages (especially happy marriages) really work. One tip: Do not try to win an Oscar for best actress.
When Colin Stokes’ 3-year-old son caught a glimpse of Star Wars, he was instantly obsessed. But what messages did he absorb from the sci-fi classic? Stokes asks for more movies that send positive messages to boys: that cooperation is heroic, and respecting women is as manly as defeating the villain. (Filmed at TEDxBeaconStreet.)
Throughout his three-decade career here at the University of Waterloo, Larry Smith has inspired legions of students to take up the mantle of economics with his passionate and homespun tales of economic wizardry. A renowned story-teller, teacher and youth leadership champion, Larry has also coached and mentored countless numbers of students on start-up business management […]
Cameron Russell admits she won “a genetic lottery”: she’s tall, pretty and an underwear model. But don’t judge her by her looks. In this fearless talk, she takes a wry look at the industry that had her looking highly seductive at barely 16-years-old. (Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.)
The Mask You Live In – Coming in 2014, an exploration of American masculinity. * Fact – Boys Under 17 drink more heavily than any other population group. * Fact – Compared to a girl the same age, a boy in late adolescence is 7 times more likely to die by his own hand. * […]
The “neurocam” is a wearable camera system that detects your emotions. It automatically records moments of interest based on an analysis of the users brainwaves. This is an extraordinary experiment that challenges the way future cameras can evolve and how humans may interact with such devices. The “neurocam” allows humans emotions to become integrated with […]
We all know how entitled millennials are supposed to be. Well, the next generation isn’t looking so hot, either. They’re stuck indoors, clasped to the bosoms of anxious parents. Is it any wonder they are addicts, addicted to interacting online. Over protective parents who will not allow their precious little snowflakes play in the street […]
Written and spoken by Michael Rivero. The written version is here: http://whatreallyhappened.com/WRHARTICLES/allwarsarebankerwars.php … “History is written by the victors.” Learn real history, watch this video/read the text/do some research. END THE FED!