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Beginning of a New Era

Beginning of a New Era – Producers Journey There was tension in the air when the famous Mayan long count calendar ended in 2012 on the winter solstice. People around the world were aware that something unpredictable could be happening on that mystical date. Some feared it would be the end of the world. But with those who have been initiated were happy…

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Is Nature A Gateway To Understanding The Secrets Of The Universe?

Any individual or organization that discourages or prohibits inquiry into nature, science, or the cosmos, should immediately cause red flags to rise, for the only reason for doing so is to subvert attention away from an opaque agenda. If you become Nature’s lover, Nature will surely give up all of its secrets to you… A family is a metaphor for the fractal organization…

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Here’s How Your Grocery Store Will Look When All the Bees Die

What will happen if all bees die? In case you were ever wondering just how important bees are to human life, or if all the hoopla is just that, I would like you to take a look at the images below. If you plan on eating fruits, vegetables, dairy, chocolate or just about anything else in the future, you better start caring about…

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Fifty Unbelievable Facts About Earth – Infographic

Neomammalian Studios, a UK-based infographics agency, put together this infographic containing 50 facts about Earth that you probably won’t believe. We had no idea that the largest meteor ever to fall to earth left no crater, that there is as much ice in Antarctica as there is water in the Atlantic Ocean, that bacteria have been found alive 1.7 miles below the Earth’s…

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How Will the World Change by 2025?

Having analyzed huge volumes of data regarding the scientific studies and patent applications, the company Thomson Reuters, a child agency of Reuters, came up with a list of ten innovations that promise a dramatic world change by 2025. Intellectual Property and Science Department of the company initially identified ten areas of scientific research which are most often referred to in the scientific literature.…

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How to Reduce the Bad Effects of Greenhouse Gases to the Environment

The greenhouse effect, the primary cause of global warming, is the increase in global temperature due to greenhouse gas emissions. Greenhouse gas includes Carbon dioxide, Carbon monoxide, Nitrous Oxide, and Methane. Burning fuels such as natural gas, coal, gasoline, etc. increase the level of CO2 in the earth’s atmosphere. Carbon Dioxide, which is the main contributor to the greenhouse effect and global warming,…

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These 30 Countries Contribute The Most Good To The World

The Good Country Index ranks 125 nations based on how much they do for others globally in seven areas: science and technology, culture, international peace and security, world order, planet and climate, prosperity and equality, and health and well being. The ranking was created by merging of 35 data sets produced by organizations like the UN, WHO, and UNESCO over a period of nearly…

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Teens Create A Way To Use Urine As Fuel

Here’s some news from Africa that will be of interest to all of the people waiting in line for gas to use in their generators after Hurricane Sandy. Four teenage girls figured out a way to use a liter of urine as fuel to get six hours of electricity from their generator. Fourteen-year-olds Duro-Aina Adebola, Akindele Abiola, and Faleke Oluwatoyin, and 15-year-old Bello…

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Look for Restaurants that are Certified for Recovering Waste

Looking for certified for recovering waste restaurants? A new certification program launched by the Food Recovery Network encourages people to think about where leftover food ends up. Many of us think about the source of our food – where and how it’s grown, and by whom – but much less thought is given to where it goes once we’ve eaten our fill. At…

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Old Red Goes Green: Recycled Wall Brick Built to Save Water

It might look like your typical old red clay house-building brick on one side, but turn it over and there is a shift that hints at a deeper design change – one that is eco-friendly but also expressive in a way that most walls or brick are not. Designed by Jin-young Yoon to be made from recycled plastic and decomposed leaves, this brick…

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