According to New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, the drug industry spent $272,000 in campaign donations per member of Congress last year, and there are more drug company lobbyists than members of Congress.
S0 News: Solar calm (Earth-facing quiet), solar wind; Cyclone Winston – strongest ever recorded in Fiji; Three 5+ magnitude quakes hit Fiji right below Cyclone Winston and seven quakes struck along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
Throughout his life, Thupten Jinpa (the Dalai Lama’s primary English translator) has studied the connections between science and compassion. In his latest book, A Fearless Heart (http://goo.gl/5Ysblw), Jinpa builds off a landmark lecture given at Stanford Medical School to explain how we can take a scientific approach to train our compassion muscle to relieve stress, fight depression, improve our health, achieve our goals, and change our world.
In the worst bee colony die-off in nine years, American beekeepers lost 42.1% of their hives since April 2014, with the heaviest loss occurring in summer — a fact that has alarmed entomologists.
S0 News Feb.14.2016: CME from Feb 11 should impact Earth within 24 hours; Earthquake watch; Thousand Year Canon of Solar Eclipses (Graphic); Rosetta’s Lander Faces Eternal Hibernation; ‘Water scarcity’ affects four billion people each year;
S0 News: Solar flares, CME impact expected on Feb 15; Quantum Mechanics Explored in New Study; -50 Wind Chill in NE U.S and SE Canada;
The following are key understandings to liberate us from limitation, and open ourselves to the magical world of possibility that can begin with a feeling, a thought, an intention that opens up a doorway into the creative forces of the universe. In the journey of the soul, there are seven keys to awakening:
Doing these simple steps will help you focus more clearly on the things you have now, rather than the things you want.
Sanders also raised millions after he called for donations during his New Hampshire victory speech. He has the largest fundraising base of small donors ever seen in primary election.
Faced with the growing crisis of declining bee populations, the White House on Tuesday released its strategy for improving pollinator health. Almost immediately, experts decried the plan, saying it “misses the mark” by refusing to acknowledge the overwhelming role that pesticides play in driving bee deaths.
Einstein claimed gravitational waves exist and can be linked to a distortion in space-time due to two celestial bodies colliding. Turns out he was right!
New Hampshire has eight “superdelegates,” party officials that are free to support any candidate they please – even if that support does not align with the wishes of voters. Six of those superdelegates have committed to Clinton (two are still uncommited).
Peter Baumann, former member of the band Tangerine Dream and founder of the Baumann Foundation, argues that our baseline is a kind of joy of living, but that we’re easily distracted from it. He explains the ancient Greek distinction between happiness in the moment and lasting, existential happiness, and the value of both.
Spinach is a nutritional miracle – It helps eyes, blood pressure, unborn babies, metabolic syndrome, asthma, regularity, skin, hair, neurological health including Alzheimers, muscles( of course) and more. All in Popeye’s favourite food. Included in the article are some great recipes at the end.
One dies as ‘meteorite’ falls in Vellore, India; CME incoming – expect glancing blow; Earthquake watch including Taiwan quake update