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Horses as Symbols of Power in History and Mythology

Horses as Symbols of Power in History and Mythology | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
There are many hypotheses regarding history of the domestication of the horse. Horses first appeared in Paleolithic cave art around 30,000 BC. These were wild horses that were hunted for their meat. However, it is disputed exactly how and when the horse
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Memoir turned self-help book

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Seeing President Mugabe’s Frailty, Zimbabwe Braces for Turmoil

Seeing President Mugabe’s Frailty, Zimbabwe Braces for Turmoil | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Anxiety and cutthroat politics grip a nation that has known no other leader as Robert Mugabe, 92, shows increasing signs of aging, even talking about his own mortality.
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The Untouchables

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The Untouchables « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas
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Are we losing our way the more we use Google Maps?

Are we losing our way the more we use Google Maps? | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Is reliance on Google Maps and similar apps helping us lose our sense of direction?
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Dangerous social media trend growing

Dangerous social media trend growing | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Erie Insurance reviewed 90 days of data collected from iPhones, iPads and Androids that had their location services turned on.
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Simplifying Childhood May Protect Against Mental Health Issues

Simplifying Childhood May Protect Against Mental Health Issues | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
When I read Kim John Payne's book, Simplicity Parenting one message leapt off the page. Normal personality quirks combined with the stress of "too much" can propel children into the realm of disorder. A child who is systematic may be pushed into obsessive behaviours. A dreamy child may lose the ability to focus.
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Why kids should go barefoot more (and probably adults, too)

Why kids should go barefoot more (and probably adults, too) | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
My kids go barefoot a lot, and it's only natural.
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The Schools Subvert Your Children - LewRockwell LewRockwell.com

The Schools Subvert Your Children - LewRockwell LewRockwell.com | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
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Frightening

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U.S. Strikes ISIS Camp in Libya, Killing More Than 30

U.S. Strikes ISIS Camp in Libya, Killing More Than 30 | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
The airstrikes targeted a senior Tunisian operative linked to two major terrorist attacks in Tunisia last year, a Western official said.
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How I quit my smartphone addiction and really started living

How I quit my smartphone addiction and really started living | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
I don’t like being bothered or bossed around. I hated that anyone, for any reason, could interrupt my life, and I could interrupt my life just the same
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Watch 19 Zoo Animals Solve a Puzzle Box to Prove Their Smarts

Watch 19 Zoo Animals Solve a Puzzle Box to Prove Their Smarts | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Big brains give some mammals an edge in problem solving
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Chance finding could transform plant production

Chance finding could transform plant production | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
An almost entirely accidental discovery by University of Guelph researchers could transform food and biofuel production and increase carbon capture on farmland.
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Three More Signs Smartphone Downturn Going From Bad to Worse

Three More Signs Smartphone Downturn Going From Bad to Worse | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Pegatron Corp., which assembles iPhones, missed profit expectations and said April sales dived 16 percent.
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Harsh drought forces Zimbabwe to sell wildlife

Harsh drought forces Zimbabwe to sell wildlife | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Drought-ravaged Zimbabwe is offering some of its wild animals for sale and use the income to save the remainder.
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325,000 People Pay Billionaire $1,000 Ea. - LewRockwell LewRockwell.com

325,000 People Pay Billionaire $1,000 Ea. - LewRockwell LewRockwell.com | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
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Interesting way to get cheap cash.
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How Not to Care What Other People Think

How Not to Care What Other People Think | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
When it comes to what people think of you, it’s been said that “bad is stronger tha
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Young People Are Dropping Cable. But The Reason May Surprise You.

Young People Are Dropping Cable. But The Reason May Surprise You. | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
"There's nothing good on TV these days."
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Marooned Among the Polar Bears

Marooned Among the Polar Bears | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Last July, a Russian helicopter pilot had nearly completed a record-breaking trip around the globe when he crashed into the icy waters of the Arctic Circle.​ He never should have survived. ​
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When Sipping Tea Was A Socially Ruinous Act

When Sipping Tea Was A Socially Ruinous Act | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
There's a revolution brewing in that pot of Earl Grey.
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Mumbai sets no-selfie zones

Mumbai sets no-selfie zones | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
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War on Cash: Larry Summers Wants to “Kill the $100 Bill”

War on Cash: Larry Summers Wants to “Kill the $100 Bill” | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Infowars.com the home of the #1 Internet News Show in the World.
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Another move towards total control of our lives

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How People Learn to Become Resilient

How People Learn to Become Resilient | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Maria Konnikova writes about resilience and the skills that researches say can be learned to acquire it.
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