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Conditioner is a Scam Perpetuated by Oil-Stripping Shampoos

January 17, 2017 at 4:56 pm

Almost all shampoos strip the natural oils from your hair, which keep it stronger, shinier and healthier than the most expensive conditioners on the market, for free.

It’s almost impossible to find shampoo and conditioner without a long list of synthetic chemical ingredients. Even the most natural brands have replaced cancer-causing preservatives like parabens with phenoxyethanol, which isn’t much better.

But one of the worst ingredients, found in even the most “organic” brands, is alcohol, which totally strips the protective natural oils from your hair, causing your scalp to go into overdrive producing more oil to heal it.

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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Vulnerability is the Key to Connection – Why are We So Afraid of It?

January 12, 2017 at 1:49 am

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Humans have a fundamental need to connect with other humans. Our survival and well-being depend on it. But most members of modern civilization are starving for human connection for one simple reason – we’re terrified to be vulnerable.

The dictionary defines vulnerability as helplessness, powerlessness, weakness and susceptibility to attack, so it is not surprising most of us aren’t lining up to put ourselves in vulnerable positions, but, in her famous Ted Talk, social scientist Brene Brown says doing so is absolutely essential to forming intimate human relationships:

Help Save The Urban Garden that Changed the World

January 10, 2017 at 10:23 pm




 

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Renegade gardener Ron Finley started a worldwide urban garden revolution by planting a food forest on a vacant lot in South Central LA seven years ago. His “Gangsta Garden” has since become a model for creating sustainable community gardens in urban food deserts. He and his fellow gardeners are about to get evicted by real estate developers. Sign the petition and donate to save a little piece of paradise in an otherwise grim concrete jungle.

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.

Why Thanksgiving is a National Day of Mourning for Native Americans

November 23, 2016 at 3:37 pm




The first Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the ongoing genicide of the genocide of Native Americans 

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Free Food: How to Harvest Wild Pine Nuts (Video)

November 21, 2016 at 10:47 pm




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Most the pine nuts you buy in the store come from China, are pasteurized and cost a small fortune. Don’t you wish you could pick your own and eat them fresh for free?

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$2 an ounce! That’s $32 a pound!

You can! Anywhere there are pine trees there are pine nuts, although there are only about 20 species of pine that produce seeds large enough to be worth harvesting. In North America, these are mostly in the Southwest and along the Pacific Ocean.

Adidas Makes Shoes Out of Plastic Pulled From the Ocean

November 19, 2016 at 4:57 am




Adidas is helping clean up the ocean by fishing out plastic bottles and using them to make shoes

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Vegan Group Threatens Primitive Skills Teacher Over “Humane Slaughter” Class

November 16, 2016 at 10:22 pm




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Natalie Bogwalker, founder of Wild Abundance primitive skills school

Rather than focus on horrors and atrocities at factory farms, a national animal rights group is targeting the female owner of a small primitive-skills school in the Appalachian mountains for an upcoming course on the humane slaughter and butchery of animals.

Parents Should Sleep With Babies At Least 3 Years for Optimal Brain Development, Pediatrician Says

November 14, 2016 at 7:51 pm




Babies who co-sleep in cribs have bigger brains and more secure attachment, neuroscientist says