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Social Media Startup Tsu Pays You to Socialize Online

Social Media Startup Tsu Pays You to Socialize Online

…the SoHo-based social media site Tsu has signed up 3.5 million users in six months and hopes to close a Series B funding round within weeks. What explains this counter-market progress and investor attention? The answer is commerce and investing, not social media. Tsu pays users a cut of the site’s ad revenue based on how many people view its posts. The pitch to newcomers is compelling enough: Facebook is making billions selling ads against your own content and your own network of friends, but they’re not sharing it with you. We do.

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Russell Brand: Are We Headed for an Apocalyptic “Mad Max” Future?

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts, Videos with 0 Comments
Russell Brand: Are We Headed for an Apocalyptic “Mad Max” Future?

Russell Brand discusses the potential accuracy of how the future (year 2045) is depicted in the new film Mad Max Fury Road. He also details some of the things happening in our world today that will lead to a Mad Max future — unless we do something to change the disastrous course we are on.

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Why I Stopped Taking In Mainstream “News” (& What I Do Instead)

Written by on May 19, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Why I Stopped Taking In Mainstream “News” (& What I Do Instead)

10 years ago I used to voraciously follow the news. I had an insatiable appetite for educating thick-headed people about some truths as to why America went to war with Iraq. I stood on my soap box and hurled information and handled adverse commentary like Wonder Woman.

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Institutional Thinking – The Matrix, 1984 and the Allegory of the Cave

Institutional Thinking – The Matrix, 1984 and the Allegory of the Cave

Individuals can transmute from dull repetitive ‘thought’ into ascended golden thinking, but as our minds are freed, one at a time, we ultimately find that our broader society is embedded with a series of norms and structures – of Matrices and Caves – that perpetuate false imagery, preserving the status quo from the ‘threat’ of individual thinking.

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Illuminate Film Festival Shines a Light on Plant-Based Healing

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Illuminate Film Festival Shines a Light on Plant-Based Healing

PlantPure Nation exposes powerful forces opposed to the plant-based diet. It tackles the issues of the declining family farm and emerging food deserts, monopolies on modern medicine, and the challenges of getting plant-based nutrition included in the political process. It was filmed across the US and includes world-renowned experts, doctors and authors.

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5 Places on the Internet Where You Can Educate Yourself For Free

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Internet, Media & Arts with 4 Comments
5 Places on the Internet Where You Can Educate Yourself For Free

One of the greatest things about the Internet is how it’s made autodidactism (self-education) easier and more accessible than ever. There’s been an influx of well-designed educational websites in recent years that cater to the more interactive needs of modern students. Even better, they’re all free. As such, here are some of the best places on the Internet for you to get your learn on.

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ILLUMINATE Film Festival Brings Conscious Cinema to Sedona May 27-31

Posted by on May 9, 2015 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
ILLUMINATE Film Festival Brings Conscious Cinema to Sedona May 27-31

Film has the power to transform lives. Where better to midwife the rising trend in conscious cinema than Sedona, Arizona, home to mind-body-spirit revolutionaries among the red rocks. The second annual ILLUMINATE Film Festival expects to draw an attendance of 3,500 May 27-31. Three state-of-the-art Sedona venues will premier 22 world-class films and offer additional activities.

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11 Must-Read Spiritual Books That Will Change Your Life

Written by on April 30, 2015 in Books, Media & Arts with 3 Comments
11 Must-Read Spiritual Books That Will Change Your Life

It’s really ridiculous to try and take all the spiritual books across time and create a single list recommending just 11 of them, but today, that is exactly what I’m going to do. At least, it can get you started. Pay attention. If this is the second — or even third (or more!) time one of these books has shown up in your life, maybe it’s a sign that it’s time for you to read it.

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The OTHER Side of The Baltimore Riots & What To Believe (MUST SEE VIDEO!!)

The OTHER Side of The Baltimore Riots & What To Believe (MUST SEE VIDEO!!)

According to Ralph, the media is playing us by framing a drama that emphasizes fear and conflict. But there are other stories behind the scenes. Four touching ones that he shares are: 1) An African-American man stands in front of a police line in a protective stance, pushing rioters back and repeatedly saying, “Don’t give them a reason.”

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Neil Young Blasts Monsanto with New Anti-GMO Album “The Monsanto Years”

Posted by on April 23, 2015 in Conscious Art and Music with 1 Comment
Neil Young Blasts Monsanto with New Anti-GMO Album “The Monsanto Years”

Legendary music icon Neil Young will be taking a stand against Monsanto in his latest album release, The Monsanto Years. In a move that highlights just how far awareness on the issue of Monsanto’s toxic creations has come, Young will be working with the Willie Nelson sons in highlighting Monsanto’s activities within the new album.

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We Are One: Inspiring Film ‘Planetary’ Offers Fresh Perspective on Our Relationship With Earth

Posted by on April 21, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts, Videos with 0 Comments
We Are One: Inspiring Film ‘Planetary’ Offers Fresh Perspective on Our Relationship With Earth

In Planetary, a new thought-provoking documentary, director Guy Reid seeks to inspire a shift in how we view our connection to nature. Watch the trailer…

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FBI Informant Exposes Sting Operation Targeting Innocent Americans in New “(T)ERROR” Documentary

Posted by on April 20, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts, Videos with 0 Comments
FBI Informant Exposes Sting Operation Targeting Innocent Americans in New “(T)ERROR” Documentary

“(T)EFFOR” is an explosive new film that shines a bright light on the FBI’s shadowy use of informants in its counterterrorism sting operations. These undercover operatives are meant to root out would-be terrorists before they attack. Since 9/11, they have been used to prosecute at least 158 people. But critics argue they often target the wrong people, “including those with intellectual and mental disabilities, and the indigent.”

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7 Must-Watch Dystopian Films That Will Make You Think About the Future of Our Society

Posted by on April 18, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
7 Must-Watch Dystopian Films That Will Make You Think About the Future of Our Society

The sub-genre of futuristic dystopian societies (generally contained within the larger genre of science fiction) has always been popular, but recently became increasingly mainstream due to the success of Young Adult franchises such as The Hunger Games and the Divergent series.

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The Craigslist Property Ad That Got Over A Million Views In A Couple Of Days

Posted by on April 17, 2015 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
The Craigslist Property Ad That Got Over A Million Views In A Couple Of Days

Read the ad that this Craigslist seller posted that got over a million views.

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“The Miracle Is You” – Inspirational Music Video with Kute Blackson

“The Miracle Is You” – Inspirational Music Video with Kute Blackson

In this highly inspirational music video, “The Miracle Is You,” Kute Blackson takes us on a journey that opens our eyes to the fact that we can stop looking all around us for a miracle to ‘happen’, because we ourselves are a miracle – a moving, living muti-faceted miracle of life itself.

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