Man Calls Work “Unnatural,” Goes on Permanent Bicycle Adventure

March 22, 2017 at 12:44 am

“I’m not ashamed that I don’t like to work,” a 37-year-old cyclist adventurer told Business Insider two years ago. “It’s just very unnatural.”




Like Alexander Supertramp, “Ultra Romance” has rejected the capitalist industrialist system he was born into and gone Into the Wild.

Alarm Clocks are Making Us Mentally and Physically Ill, Researchers Say

March 2, 2017 at 5:31 pm




Waking up before the sun is throwing off our circadian rhythms, causing sleep deprivation and all kinds of disease, Oxford neuroscientists say

 

Employers worldwide have been “torturing” their employees with sleep deprivation since the industrial revolution by making them come to work when they should be sleeping, says Dr. Paul Kelley of Oxford University’s Sleep and Circadian Institute. The same goes for schools and their students.

Once Upon a Time There Was No Such Thing as “Work”

February 24, 2017 at 2:30 am

“Work” was play for hunter-gatherers because it was varied, flexible, optional and there wasn’t too much of it. The minimal tasks required for their survival were skillful, fun and done in a social context.




In “civilized” societies, our worth as individuals is measured by how hard we work. From a young age, we learn our value is determined by our productivity.

As a culture, we have become so obsessed with the concept of “work,” our entire identity is wrapped up in what we do to make a “living.”

The good news is it hasn’t always been this way, which gives us hope that it doesn’t always have to be this way.

Photo of Breast Milk Repelling Harmful Bacteria Goes Viral

February 10, 2017 at 9:31 am




Amazing photo shows how breast milk repels harmful bacteria like e.coli and MRSA

A photo showing droplets of breast milk fending off armies of harmful bacteria in Petri dishes is going viral on Facebook.

The photo, posted by a biology student in England, features nine Petri dishes completely colonized with the bacteria M. Luteus, except in the center, where tiny puddles of breast milk have created what looks like “moats” of protection around themselves.

The student, Vicky Green, said she had similar results with Petri dishes full of e.Coli and the dreaded anti-biotic resistant “super bug” MRSA.

Russian Lawyer Finds Happiness in a Hole in the Woods

January 30, 2017 at 5:10 pm




Man leaves successful career in the city to live like a hobbit in a rabbit hole in the woods… says he’s loving life

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A former Russian lawyer named Yuri Alexeev got sick of his busy, high-stress life in the city. So one day, he quit and dug himself a “rabbit hole” 60 miles outside of Moscow.

He lives there with a pet white rabbit and now refers to himself as “a human living on planet Earth.”

Psychedelics are About to Transform Mainstream Medicine and the World

January 21, 2017 at 10:50 pm

Psychedelic medicine, long taboo, is moving rapidly toward the mainstream. The “gateway” medicine —marijuanarecently became legal in 33 states, and now doctors at prestigious medical institutions are studying the effects of magic mushrooms and ecstasy on depression and anxiety with fantastic results.

World’s First Moneyless City Thrives on a “Gift Economy”

January 19, 2017 at 5:56 pm




The 2800 citizens of Auroville, India, have thrived for 50 years without money, religion or government 

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Top 10 Tips for Using Less Plastic

January 18, 2017 at 7:09 pm




Single-use, disposable plastic is one of the biggest environmental problems we face today. Here are 10 easy ways to make a big difference:

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Photographer Captures Mysterious, Beautiful Light Beams in Canada Sky

January 15, 2017 at 5:36 pm

‘It looked like someone from Star Trek was trying to beam people up’

An Ontario man was unsure whether he was witnessing the Northern Lights or an alien invasion when he woke up to soothe his crying toddler at 1:30 a.m. on January 6. After getting Baby back to sleep, he ran outside to capture these magnificent photos:
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The Cure for Addiction is Connection

December 21, 2016 at 3:37 am




Addiction is not genetic, nor is it the result of the “irresistible” chemicals in drugs. Addiction – whether to alcohol, porn, screen time or heroin – is the result of human disconnection.

In an ever-more socially disconnected world, addictions of all kinds are on the rise. While governments wage wars on drugs and parents nag kids for being glued to iPads all day, few people understand the root of the problem.