Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.– Kurt Cobain (via elige)
Japanese device transforms hot water to energy →
faqyeahgreen: Ulvac-Riko Inc., a Japanese vacuum technology company, developed a technology for converting heated water to electricity. Japan wins again
New method of extracting geothermal energy... →
faqyeahgreen: Researchers from the University of Minnesota’s Department of Earth Sciences have developed an approach to extracting geothermal energy more efficiently while reducing atmospheric carbon dioxide at the same time.
Chronic Pain? MBSR Can Train the Brain →
ucsdhealthsciences: How do you function when chronic pain is a part of your daily life? The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness (UCSD CFM) at UC San Diego Health System offers a novel program to help people who are dealing with chronic pain “train their brains” to lessen their experience of discomfort and, in some cases, eliminate it. Called Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), this...
The Informed Vegan: Bear Cub Killed for Being Too... →
elige: theinformedvegan: This bear cub was euthanized this week for being too friendly and curious of humans near the Terra Nova National Park in Newfoundland, Canada. The Department of Fish and Wildlife says the bear was so friendly to humans that there was no other choice than to euthanize him. They had made an attempt previously to relocate the little bear but he came back. He liked...
fuckyeah, neuroscience.: Religion, Dopamine and... →
fuckyeahneuroscience: Dopamine. A hormone popularly associated with the acquisition of happiness. It’s released in excessive amounts when certain drugs are ingested and it’s released in everyday life when we experience something vastly pleasurable. However, there’s a massive misconception about the release of dopamine…
Tumbling at the same time as my partner makes the distance bearable <3
Legislation To End U.S. Marijuana Prohibition... →
silvercay: The first bill ever introduced in Congress to end federal marijuana prohibition is coming on Thursday, June 23. Historic, bipartisan legislation which would end the United States’ war on marijuana — and allow states to legalize, tax regulate and control cannabis commerce without federal interference — will be introduced by Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) and Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas).
Open Source Ecology: Sustainable Village Design →
robcayman: home of the Global Village Construction Set,developing community-based solutions for re-inventing local production. or view video