Junk DNA? Or Does It Reveal The Source Of Our Mind & Intelligence?

Have you thought deeply about the latest discovery in genetics? DUF1220 – “DUF” stands for a (protein) domain of unknown function –presumably “junk DNA.” But this one seems to be what distinguishes us as “human” and may correspond to greater brain functionality. In fact, we possess more than twice the amount of replications (copies) of this protein as a result of the instructions…

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How to Use Garlic As a Medicine

Garlic is one of the most healthy foods with “healing powers” worldwide. Besides the fact that garlic cures colds and flu due to its antibacterial effects, it is also used in other situations. If you suffer from any of the following problems, read how to use garlic as a medicine: 1. Hair Loss If you have a problem with hair loss, garlic is…

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101 Thought Provoking Questions to Ask Yourself Before It’s Too Late

This is your chance to live the life you wish you had. You could close down this article right now, pretend that you never saw it, and go on living your life as usual – but when do you plan on challenging yourself to live an even ‘bigger’, more meaningful, more fulfilling and deeper life? You see, many of us live our lives…

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7 Ways Successful People Remain Calm When Life Gets Out Of Control

Every now and again life doesn’t throw us a curve, it aims a quiver full of arrows. When this happens, we don’t know which way to turn or what to do to remain calm. Panic sets in. This is followed by a frantic activity or total immobility. But there are some people, who seem to navigate this onslaught of trials in a calm…

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30 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Thích Nhất Hạnh

When I think of Thích Nhất Hạnh, words like – stillness, love, compassion, peace and oneness, come to mind. And even though these are some really beautiful and powerful words, they somehow can’t really express the beautiful, pure and loving feelings that I get from reading Thích Nhất Hạnh’s books and watching his beautiful videos. Thích Nhất Hạnh is someone who’s work I…

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20 Signs It’s Time To Let Go & Move On

We find out how strong we are in the moments of uncertainty life inevitably gives us. The unplanned events – layoffs, death, disease or divorce – can come crashing into our world at any moment. Then the questionable life changes crop up. Should I stay or should I go? Should I buy or save? Should I forgive or forget? Should I move or…

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Easy Little Steps You Can Take To Improve Your Environment (While at Work)

Unfortunately compared with your home-life when you are stuck at work, you are likely to have less control over the environmental impact you are having on the environment. You may be lucky and the people you work for may make a conscious effort to minimize the environmental impact their business is having on the world, but this is unfortunately still not commonplace and…

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The First Wave Energy Converters for Latin America

In the state of Ceara, which is in the northeastern part of Brasil is one of the first wave energy converters for Latin America. This 2012 project features a land secured system that reaches into the ocean and harvests the motion of the waves, converting the kinetic energy into clean electricity. The project was done by the submarine laboratory at Coppe , developed…

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Can Pets Really Enhance Mental Health and Wellbeing?

 It’s thought that about 450 million people worldwide have a mental health problem and, closer to home, one in four British adults will experience some sort of mental disorder each year – with depression and anxiety the most widespread. Along with more traditional treatments such as talking therapies and medication, Caroline Griffith, animal well-being expert and Communications Manager at natural and raw pet food manufacturer Natures…

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10 Questions About the Pineal Gland That Add to the Mystery of Spirituality

The pine cone-shaped, pea-sized, the pineal gland is located in the center of the human brain, is an organ of tremendous interest these days. Too many spiritual seekers, it is the ‘seat of the soul‘ and the ‘third eye,’ the anatomical part of the human body that acts as our spiritual antennae, connecting us to the non-physical, spiritual planes of existence. However, to many…

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