This Gives Me Hope
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Hope is sturdy; instead of drowning in despair, it rolls up its sleeves and sets out to change things.
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Supreme Court of India refuses to stay field trial of GM crops

With the Centre strongly favouring the genetically modified crops, the Supreme Court on Friday refused to impose an interim ban on their field trials despite the court-appointed expert committee recommending the ban.

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#480 With a little help from a friend | This gives me hope

#480 With a little help from a friend | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
They are two quiet young people with extraordinary talent. Fortunately, their singing teacher thought they would sound good together. They did, good en...
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9 Everyday Habits That Will Make You Happier

9 Everyday Habits That Will Make You Happier | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Happiness is the only true measure of personal success. Making other people happy is the highest expression of success, but it's almost impossible to make others happy if you're not happy yourself.

Read more: http://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/9-daily-habits-that-will-make-you-happier.html?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed#ixzz2BOwP2v43

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What Climate-Driven Hurricane Sandy Teaches about Cooperation

What Climate-Driven Hurricane Sandy Teaches about Cooperation | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
It’s 3 a.m. and the wind’s howling. Do you know your neighbors?
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New York Blackout Revives Ancient Art Of Actually Speaking To People

New York Blackout Revives Ancient Art Of Actually Speaking To People | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
NEW YORK -- Blackouts in lower Manhattan have revived an ancient practice: talking to other people without repeatedly looking at your smartphone.
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#475 – Science in delicious doses | This gives me hope

#475 – Science in delicious doses | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Recently I stumbled onto a science site that delights me, AsapSCIENCE. Artist Gregory Medlock and musician Mitchell Moffit regularly upload short video...
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Dandelions and Other Foreigners

Dandelions and Other Foreigners | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
A friend said to Hodja Nasruddin, “Look at all these dandelions!  I’ve tried pulling them, poisoning them, starving them, digging them out by the root.  Nothing works.  I am at my wit&#...
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Happiness is attitudinal - Hindustan Times

The man was visibly disturbed. He searched a quiet corner in the garden and sat in a thoughtful mood. He was quite a hardworking man and wished to have all the means of happiness for his family.
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Buddhist monk is happiest man

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Meditation on compassion has changed this famous monk's brain over time to make him the happiest man ever tested by these scientists.
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#470 Pastor cleverly undermines anti-LGBT arguments | This gives me hope

#470 Pastor cleverly undermines anti-LGBT arguments | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
When the City of Springfield, Missouri held a public hearing on Council Bill 2012-226, in August 2012, a lot of people stepped up to the microphone to ...
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RSA Shorts - The Power of Quiet

The world is full of noise and those that are the loudest are the ones we tend to follow but what about the quiet ones? Author Susan Cain shines a spotlight ...
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Feeling Short on Time? Try Something Awe-Inspiring

Feeling Short on Time? Try Something Awe-Inspiring | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
A study suggests that the same experiences that make us notice the vastness of the universe also make us feel there’s more time in the day.
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#481 Living large | This gives me hope

#481 Living large | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
“We all deserve to have fun, live large, and be ridiculed by less imaginative people existing under the erroneous assumption they get extra credit for be...
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Going to Prison Separated Me from My Kids - Assia's Story - Moms Behind Bars - Episode 4

Assia is serving an 18-year prison sentence for robbery. She went to jail when she was 3 months' pregnant and with a 7-month-old at home. She's fighting to b...
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How 5 New Orleans Communities Rebuilt Home in the Wake of Katrina

How 5 New Orleans Communities Rebuilt Home in the Wake of Katrina | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Book review: Tom Wooten’s “We Shall Not Be Moved” follows leaders in five different post-hurricane neighborhoods, showing that New Orleanians are a unique breed, deeply loyal to their sometimes infuriating, often insane, and never imitated hometown.
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#476 A library that struts its stuff | This gives me hope

#476 A library that struts its stuff | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
When a photograph of the Kansas City Public Library’s Central branch popped into my inbox, I laughed in delight. A row of enormous book spines runs a...
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#473 A child-friendly path to happiness | This gives me hope

#473 A child-friendly path to happiness | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Edinburgh is a good place to try out the pencil smile. The Scottish city has a reputation for being home to a large number of unhappy people. BBC’s Micha...
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#472 Trumpeter swans and being neighbourly | This gives me hope

#472 Trumpeter swans and being neighbourly | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it

Suddenly a flock of white birds flew overhead. “Snow geese!” I cried. It looked as if they were landing on the marsh so I ran upstairs, grabbed my camera, ignored the cold wind, and headed out to photograph them.

Alas, they were not in the marsh. They were in the reeds north of there, beside a beach the public has no easy access to.

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How 7 Little Words Led Me To Find Happiness

How 7 Little Words Led Me To Find Happiness | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
I was a young, naive workaholic, who didn't know where he was going or what he was doing... until one 18-year-old from Croatia came into my life and changed it forever.
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The Psychology of Sustainability: The Psychology of Courage

The Psychology of Sustainability: The Psychology of Courage | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it

If we are to develop truly sustainable societies, human dignity—fair, just, equitable, peaceful, safe, and tolerant human experience—must be at the heart of our decisions about water, food, biodiversity, energy, commerce, etc. If we do not anchor our actions for sustainability in the resolution of factors degrading human dignity then anything we attempt toward sustainability will eventually fail.

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California Kids Say YES on 37

We are a group of kids out to make a difference in the world. Thank you for watching and please do your research on 37!
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