Trump Uses Nukes: VT Teams Rush to Site of Nuclear Bunker Buster in Afghanistan

By GPD on April 13, 2017 Will collect soil samples, witness statements as Trump’s professed love of nukes becomes a reality   Trump’s first use of nuclear weapons, soon to be unleashed on Syria Arab Army, according to NSC sources: For those within 15 miles of the blast area or downwind:  Please remove yourself from the area for 72 hours or up to 2 weeks.  Bring no food or water, wash throughly, wash clothing in water from well outside the blast area.  Wear a dust mask  More information to come: Control of the press and the puppet government in Kabul … Continue reading Trump Uses Nukes: VT Teams Rush to Site of Nuclear Bunker Buster in Afghanistan

Paul Gauguin’s Advice on Overcoming Rejection, Breaking Free of Public Opinion, and Staying True to One’s Creative Vision

Self-Portrait with Portrait of Émile Bernard (Les misérables), Paul Gauguin, 1888 (via Van Gogh Museum) “One day, you will feel a joy in having resisted the temptation to hate, and there is truly intoxicating poetry in the goodness of him who has suffered.” BY MARIA POPOVA The French post-impressionist painter Paul Gauguin (June 7, 1848–May 8, 1903) left an indelible mark on creative culture as a major influence of Picasso and Matisse, and the person whom Van Gogh considered his greatest kindred spirit. He arrived at art via a bittersweet path — after the early trauma of his father’s death, … Continue reading Paul Gauguin’s Advice on Overcoming Rejection, Breaking Free of Public Opinion, and Staying True to One’s Creative Vision

What the Rat Brain Tells Us About Yours

The evolution of animal models for neuroactive medicine. BY ALLA KATSNELSON Alittle more than a decade ago, Mike Mendl developed a new test for gauging a laboratory rat’s level of happiness. Mendl, an animal welfare researcher in the veterinary school at the University of Bristol in England, was looking for an objective way to tell whether animals in captivity were suffering. Specifically, he wanted to be able to measure whether, and how much, disruptions in lab rats’ routines—being placed in an unfamiliar cage, say, or experiencing a change in the light/dark cycle of the room in which they were housed—were … Continue reading What the Rat Brain Tells Us About Yours

Here’s All the Exercise Advice That Requires No Exercise

Illustration by Carly Jean Andrews by Andrew Fiouzi After all, working out can kill you As a native son of L.A., I have a complicated relationship with exercise. Growing up in a city notorious for its driving culture, I, like most of my fellow purebreds, prefer to drive as little as one block rather than to walk the same distance. On the other hand, everyone here looks like they’ve just left the gym — a sort of citywide form of peer pressure to be in the best possible shape at all times. So when I come across a study or article that tells me do … Continue reading Here’s All the Exercise Advice That Requires No Exercise

Depression Now the Number 1 Worldwide Cause of Disease and Disability

by Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer, Waking Times Something is dreadfully wrong in the world when depression has become such a major cause of dis-ease. Even the most successful members of our society are plagued with this illness, and it has become so prevalent that it is now the number one cause of disease and disability in the world. “According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide,1,2 affecting an estimated 322 million people worldwide, including more than 16 million Americans. Globally, rates of depression increased by 18 percent between 2005 and 2015.3 … Continue reading Depression Now the Number 1 Worldwide Cause of Disease and Disability