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This Man Was Planting Trees in Same Place Every Day. 37 Years Later, You Will Be Astonished by What He Has Created

By | 2017-04-02T17:20:05+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Tags: , , , |

This is an interesting story…a story of Indian man known as Jadav Payeng who started planting trees at the same place since 1979 to recover what looked like a lost island. By ‘lost’ we are talking about an island whose natural beauty had been destroyed through human activities like farming. However, one man was determined to beat the odds and reverse all these by restoring the ecosystem and the beauty

Cat Purring Has Remarkable Healing Properties, Study Finds

By | 2017-03-26T20:27:38+00:00 March 26th, 2017|Tags: , |

Good news for cat lovers: cat purring transmits therapeutic vibrations capable of curing a number of ailments! Do you have a cat? This is the first question I would like to ask if you are suffering from any health condition. The list of the health-related illness that cat purring vibrations can help you to cure includes heart attack, pain relief, wound recovery, muscle growth, and repair, Tendon, born recovery, and

The Compelling History of Cannabis: How a Healing Plant Became an Illegal Drug

By | 2017-03-15T01:31:55+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

To get a better understanding of the history of cannabis, we have to go back, way back, several thousand years ago, in fact, to tell a whole story of this misunderstood plant. Cannabis has been on a roller coaster journey over the years, although many think this journey only started a few decades ago with the hippies of the 60's and 70's. The story of this amazing plant is intertwined

How to Start A Sustainable Community and Why it is Beneficial

By | 2017-02-19T22:04:58+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

  The words sustainable community may seem strange to you. However, they are starting to creep into everyday language. Mindsets are starting change, and people are starting to understand the idea behind sustainable living. Communities that emphasize shared resources and eating organic products are starting to develop. Sustainable living means a lifestyle change. It is embracing new perceptions and way of life. What are the features of these communities? Do they have

Top 10 Happiest Countries in the World: What Is Their Secret?

By | 2017-02-10T20:55:27+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Which are the happiest countries on Earth? You may be surprised by what really makes people who live in these countries feel happy. You might have read many theories about happiness and its definition. But basically, it can be broken down into two theories; Happy people accept the bad things that happen to them and believe that they will survive no matter what. This behavior could explain why the island

You Think You Don’t Kill Animals Because You Don’t Eat Meat? Wrong, Says Argentinian Naturalist

By | 2017-01-30T16:08:52+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Among vegans and vegetarians, there are those who choose to do so simply because they prefer it - they do not like to eat meat. And that's perfectly fine. However, a lot more people who will say that they are on such a diet decided to stop eating meat for the love of animals, compassion, and in order to stop the killing. This second group might be wrong and their

The Soul of the Forest Captured in Unique Wildlife Images by 21-Year-Old Finnish Photographer

By | 2016-12-14T20:57:15+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

These wildlife images by a young man from Finland will leave you astonished... I love photography, and I have been drawn to close-up shots of all sorts of things. Just the other day, I went out taking pictures with my son, moving into the intimate spaces of a nearby cemetery. Amongst the crumbling stones, I found the perfect object to capture -a large fern growing from a rotten log. It

Auroville: An Utopian Community in India That Has No Money, Politics or Religion

By | 2016-11-29T18:12:31+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Many probably won't have heard of Auroville in Pondicherry, India, but it currently houses over 10,000 people from all over the world. It is the world’s largest spiritual utopia. Auroville means “the City of Dawn”. The promise of a money-free existence, surrounded by people who believe in the energy, who wouldn’t want to live there. It was founded in 1968 by a French woman called Mirra Alfassa, who was

4 Amazing Things Happening in the World Right Now (And You Probably Haven’t Even Noticed)

By | 2016-11-17T20:48:29+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

We're living in an extraordinary time. There are amazing things happening in the world and most of us haven't even realized it yet. Remember back in 2012 when we were all half-expecting the world to end, and then it didn’t? Interestingly enough, not all of the projections for 2012 were that the world would end per se. Rather that there would be amazing things happening in the world at that time.

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