The end of walking

Alberquerque, Route 66. Photo by Ernst Haas/Getty In Orwellian fashion, Americans have been stripped of the right to walk, challenging their humanity, freedom and health by Antonia Malchik (Antonia Malchik is the managing editor of STIR Journal and a freelance essayist. Wanderlust dominates her life and work and much of her writing is about travel. Currently, she is working on Against the Grain, a memoir.) In 2011, Raquel Nelson was convicted of vehicular homicide following the death of her four-year-old son. Nelson, it’s crucial to note, was not driving. She didn’t even own a car. She and her three children … Continue reading The end of walking

A Brief Guide to Recreational Time Travel

Photo by Jasper Rose by Elle Time travel is just like regular travel, except you move around the fourth dimension instead of just the other three. I will explain how. It doesn’t take any special talent but you do need to practice it. You can do it anywhere, even when you’re regular-traveling. The first thing you should do when you get to a new city, I remember reading in a travel guide, is find the highest point where you can see the whole thing. Before any other sightseeing, you’re supposed to get yourself up to the observation deck at the … Continue reading A Brief Guide to Recreational Time Travel

The Science Of Cheating: Why Ashley Madison Had So Many Customers

There are a heap of scientific reasons why so many humans are disgusting, heartbreaking, cheating scumbags By Joshua A. Krisch  The Ashley Madison hack has revealed the millions of cheating spouses who engage in online trysts, which prompts the question—why do we cheat? Science has a slew of answers. Husbands are more likely to cheat if they have deep, booming voices. Wives are more likely to fool around if they fake orgasms or have husbands with large penises (you can’t make this stuff up). And, of course, there’s an infidelity gene (because there’s always a gene). Between 20 and 40 percent of … Continue reading The Science Of Cheating: Why Ashley Madison Had So Many Customers

Transforming the Green-Ey’d Monster

5 steps to free yourself from jealousy by Judith Simmer-Brown I hate to admit I’m jealous. But the physical feeling is unmistakable. There is clenching in the belly and jaw, a fight-or-flight response in the limbs. A stab of pain in the heart. The ancient Greeks thought that an overproduction of bile, which turned the skin a pale, putrid green, caused such emotions as jealousy. Green is the color of jealousy still—and of poison. This is what jealousy does: it poisons our hearts and minds, often toward those closest to us. We know anger is painful because it forcefully separates … Continue reading Transforming the Green-Ey’d Monster

What’s up with the weather? Huge hail stones damage multiple commercial planes

Hailstones the size of baseballs smashed up the windshield of Delta Airlines flight 1889 Several commercial airplanes have been hit by unusually large hail this year resulting in serious external damage as can be seen in the following reports. Also of note are 2 records of such events last year and one episode in 2013. 4 instances of aircraft being hit on the ground have also been recorded in recent years, the first dating from 2011. These events are rather clear evidence of a definite cooling, and meteor dust-loading, of the upper atmosphere causing ever larger hail to accrete around … Continue reading What’s up with the weather? Huge hail stones damage multiple commercial planes

MARIJUANA KILLS CANCER, SAYS NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE

SOURCE: KIT DANIELS The institute recently updated its ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ page about marijuana to include various studies revealing how cannabis “may inhibit tumor growth by causing cell death, blocking cell growth, and blocking the development of blood vessels needed by tumors to grow” while also protecting normal, healthy cells. “A laboratory study of cannabidiol (CBD) in estrogen receptor positive and estrogen receptor negative breast cancer cells showed that it caused cancer cell death while having little effect on normal breast cells,” the NCI stated. “Studies in mouse models of metastatic breast cancer showed that cannabinoids may lessen the growth, … Continue reading MARIJUANA KILLS CANCER, SAYS NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE

Psychiatry: Erase the Unique Individual

by Jon Rappoport, Guest, Waking Times “There are cultural myths that are easy to overturn. People see through them quickly. But the prevailing core myths are tougher. Much tougher. Most people resist even discussing them. In the old days, the Church tortured and burned people who discussed them. Now, it’s social ostracism. Now, in some cases, it’s the State kidnapping children to send a message.”(The Underground, Jon Rappoport) (To read about Jon’s mega-collection, Exit From The Matrix, click here.) Since none of the 300 official mental disorders has any defining physical test for diagnosis, there is no proof they exist. Period. You … Continue reading Psychiatry: Erase the Unique Individual