City life is KILLING humanity: 95% of humans living today are breathing polluted air, mostly from cities

 by: Isabelle Z. (Natural News) Even if you don’t have any unhealthy habits, something that you do every day could be killing you: breathing. A new report from the Health Effects Instituteshows that more than 95 percent of the people on our planet are breathing in air that is unsafe. Unfortunately, it’s those who live in the poorest communities that are being hit the hardest. While cities are packed with people and can expose millions of individuals at once to unsafe air, the risk of indoor air pollution in rural areas should not be underestimated. Around 2.6 billion people were exposed to air pollution … Continue reading City life is KILLING humanity: 95% of humans living today are breathing polluted air, mostly from cities

Shock, Disruption, and Waking Up through Performance Art

Illustration by Ines Gurovich FluxBuddha at the Rubin Museum explores the role of Buddhism in the Fluxus avant-garde movement and challenges us to reconsider who we think we are. By Julia Hirsch Restlessness is a common ailment among New Yorkers. This was certainly the case during the 1960s and ’70s, when the concrete jungle was abuzz with avant-garde artists challenging the ways we construct meaning. Among them were a generation of American Zen Buddhist artists, including Yoko Ono, Joseph Beuys, Nam June Paik, andJohn Cage, who emerged as forerunners of the Fluxus art movement. Their aims were overtly Buddhist: to loosen wrongheaded habits … Continue reading Shock, Disruption, and Waking Up through Performance Art