Category Archives: Health and wellness

Amazing New Initiative to build a floating pool that filters river water off the shores of New York City!

+ Pool is our initiative to build a floating pool for everyone in the rivers of New York City, and we need your help. We’ve spent the last year working with engineers, swimmers, consultants and planners studying what it would … Continue reading

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Wolverine-like self healing Gene is discovered by Harvard Researcher

One Harvard researcher thinks he has found the gene that would enable us to regrow organs and regenerate limbs. Various genes in our bodies turn on and off and different times over the course of our lives. It is here … Continue reading

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The Better Life Index rates the 36 OECD countries in 11 areas that aim to cover every aspect of life, including income, education, health, work-life balance and life satisfaction

The residents of Switzerland are the most satisfied with their lives, according to the latest Better Life Index report, released this week by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Switzerland has moved up to the top spot, bumping … Continue reading

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INFO-GRAPHIC: When America’s Health is Compared to its Peer Countries…

Image source: http://www.bestmasterofscienceinnursing.com America’s Health Disadvantage   The United States spent $2.6 trillion on health care in 2010 – more than any other country in the world. Yet based on research from a collaborative effort within the National Academy of … Continue reading

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California Stagnation vs. Texas Prosperity

Originally posted on International Liberty:
I’ve been pointing out the differences between California stagnation and Texas prosperity for quite some time. And since California voters approved a new 13.3 percent top tax rate last November, I expect the gap to…

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PETITION: Tell World Leaders to End Gendercide in China

No little girl deserves to die simply because she is a girl; help me fight female gendercide by signing the “It’s a Girl“ campaign’s petition demanding that China end the One Child Policy. Click here to ez-sign petition through http://www.causes.comContinue reading

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NEW CASE STUDY: You are 23 times more likely to get into a car accident if you text while driving

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NEW Flight Restrictions on all future F-22 Flights Due to Safety Concerns over Pilot’s Experiencing Oxygen Deprivation

WASHINGTON — Facing a mysterious safety problem with the Air Force’s most-prized stealth fighter, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Tuesday ordered new flight restrictions on the F-22 and summoned help from Navy and NASA experts. Panetta endorsed Air Force efforts … Continue reading

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Man fitted with first-ever bionic eye and get’s to see his wife for the first time

Man fitted with first-ever bionic eye and get’s to see his wife for the first time from Greg in SD on Vimeo. British man Chris James, 54, suffered from a hereditary illness called retinitis pigmentosa 22 years ago and became … Continue reading

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Can Anyone Really Stop Iran from going Nuclear?

Deterrence Misapplied: Challenges in Containing a Nuclear Iran In this working paper for the Council on Foreign Relations, Frederick W. Kagan examines the deterrence model from a theoretical and historical perspective and assesses whether a nuclear Islamic Republic of Iran … Continue reading

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