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Tao-Te Ching: Expressions of Consciousness

Tao-Te Ching: Expressions of Consciousness | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The Tao-te Ching, a classic of the literature of enlightenment, expresses the same reality of life as the Vedic literature of India. Speaker: Dr. Bevan Morris, President of Maharishi University of Management.
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Anthropology News - American Anthropological Association Photo Winners 2011

Anthropology News - American Anthropological Association Photo Winners 2011 | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
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Climate and body composition

In the 19th century, two “ecogeographical rules” were proposed hypothesizing associations of climate with mammalian body size and proportions. Data on human body weight and relative leg length support these rules; however, it is unknown whether such associations are attributable to lean tissue (the heat-producing component) or fat (energy stores).

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For most Mexicans, the digital age is still out of reach

For most Mexicans, the digital age is still out of reach | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Israel Vasquez, 12, has no computer or Internet access at home, but he needs both to do his homework.
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Taking moments to enjoy life helps patients make better health decisions

The experience of daily positive affect -- a mild, happy feeling -- and self-affirmation helps some patients with chronic diseases, including coronary artery disease, high blood pressure and asthma, make better decisions about their health.
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SOPA opera | Visualizing the drama unfold in Congress

SOPA opera | Visualizing the drama unfold in Congress | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
SOPA Opera in Congress Graphic Sociology opposes PIPA/SOPA The proposed PIPA and SOPA legislation has been roundly criticized with solid, logical arguments here by danah boyd, here by Tarleton Gillespie who links to 16 other authors who have argued...
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Past Lives: A Return To Our Roots | The Shaman's Well

Past Lives: A Return To Our Roots | The Shaman's Well | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The constant and continual patterns of life, death and rebirth that we can observe in the plant and animal world, as well as the daily miracle of the return of the sun in the morning after its' light was extinguished from the sky the ...
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Linking Pleasure and Health - News Briefs - Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine

Linking Pleasure and Health - News Briefs - Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it

Via Anna Margaretta
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Greenpeace Year in Pictures 2011 (video)

Greenpeace Year in Pictures 2011 (video) | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
By Greenpeace International 2011 was the year the bottom shook the top, the year the ballerina danced on the bull, and “The Protestor” was named Time Magazine person of the year.
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Will Organic Farmers See Their Day in Court against Monsanto?

Will Organic Farmers See Their Day in Court against Monsanto? | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
By OSGATA Organic Seed Growers and Trade Assn. In a development celebrated by the organic plaintiffs, Judge Naomi Buchwald announced on Dec.
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Colonizing Space

Colonizing Space | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Space colonization is no longer the fodder of science fiction, it is becoming a reality. Examine the efforts underway to establish a human colony on Mars, including how they plan to grow food, recycle wastewater and introduce greenhouse gases to...
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Aboriginal Wisdom - Poetry, Etc., From Kanagawa, South of Tokyo ...

Aboriginal Wisdom - Poetry, Etc., From Kanagawa, South of Tokyo ... | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Aboriginal Wisdom. The Jomon people of ancient Japan Ate nuts and shellfish and did not farm, They made pottery and fire danced, Living within nature, causing little harm, Until those would would make rice, Came over ...
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Indigenous People of Chili: The Mapuche

Indigenous People of Chili: The Mapuche | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The Mapuche are a group of indigenous inhabitants of south- central Chile and southwestern Argentina. This group of people account for a wide range of different groups that have varying ethnicity's, yet share...
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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Compared to Western Diagnosis | 

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Compared to Western Diagnosis |  | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Traditional Chinese Medicine approaches treatment and diagnosis differently from the Western medical establishment in many areas.
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Women in Ancient Egypt; Female Priests

A comprehensive site on ancient Egyptian religion & mythology. It features articles about over 60 gods and goddesses, symbols, temple life, priesthood, rituals and myths. Also articles about egyptian culture and history of women.
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Why Birds Sing

Why Birds Sing | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Inspired by musician and eco-philosopher David Rothenberg’s book of the same title, this documentary explores the intriguing, charming, complex and often conflicting theories on why birds sing like they do and why humans are so attracted to the...
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HEKA: Egyptian Magick

HEKA: Egyptian Magick | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Egypt has long been considered a land of mystery and magic. This has led some commentators, ancient and modern, to brand the Egyptians as an irrational, morbid and superstitious race.
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Powerful people feel taller than they are

Powerful people feel taller than they are | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
After the huge 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the chairman of BP referred to the victims of the spill as the "small people." He explained it as awkward word choice by a non-native speaker of English, but the authors of a new paper published...
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Magic mushrooms may be therapeutic – - CNN.com Blogs

Magic mushrooms may be therapeutic – - CNN.com Blogs | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Rave-goers and visitors to Amsterdam before December 2008 may be intimately familiar with magic mushrooms, but there's little scientific knowledge on what happens to the brain while tripping. Now it appears that more research is warranted.
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Neanderthals were using paint 250,000 years ago - 'thousands of years earlier than previously thought'

Neanderthals were using paint 250,000 years ago - 'thousands of years earlier than previously thought' | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Researchers examined small quantities of red material on well-preserved flint and bones dug up from an archaeological site in Maastricht in the Netherlands.
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A Frog is a Frog, No Matter How Small

A Frog is a Frog, No Matter How Small | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Our friend Horton said it first – Dr. Seuss himself would be impressed with the latest discovery of the world’s smallest vertebrate.


This tiny frog, only 7.7 millimeters long, was recently discovered in an eastern New Guinea rainforest.

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Why GMO and Organic Cannot Co-Exist: Lateral Gene Transfer

Why GMO and Organic Cannot Co-Exist: Lateral Gene Transfer | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
By Sayer Ji Activist Post One of the most disturbing, though commonly overlooked properties of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is their documented ability to transfer genetic information horizontally into those who consume them.
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Strongest solar storm since 2005

Strongest solar storm since 2005 | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Radiation from the strongest solar flare since 2005 is bombarding Earth, possibly disrupting communications.
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Jan 22, OLDEST MASONIC LODGE - Where Is It Located?

Jan 22, OLDEST MASONIC LODGE - Where Is It Located? | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Which is the oldest Masonic Lodge in the world? You may be very surprised at the answer!
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