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Poll: 2016 is the Year Americans Stopped Trusting the Establishment – Especially the Media

Posted by on June 17, 2016 in Corporate Controlled Media, Media & Arts with 4 Comments
Poll: 2016 is the Year Americans Stopped Trusting the Establishment – Especially the Media

Gallup poll summary: Americans clearly lack confidence in the institutions that affect their daily lives: …the banks that are supposed to protect Americans’ earnings; the U.S. Congress elected to represent the nation’s interests; and the news media that claims it exists to keep them informed.

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Dan Rather on Skepticism AND Optimism in this “New Age of Media”

Written by on June 15, 2016 in Films & TV, Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Dan Rather on Skepticism AND Optimism in this “New Age of Media”

In this CLN exclusive, legendary journalist Dan Rather cautions about apathy and suggests we use skepticism when sifting through today’s news headlines.

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Pregnant TV Meteorologist Fires Back at Haters Who Try to Body Shame Her

Posted by on June 12, 2016 in Films & TV, Media & Arts, Social Media with 20 Comments
Pregnant TV Meteorologist Fires Back at Haters Who Try to Body Shame Her

Social media can be a window into an ugly world where people’s distorted views and comments can even engulf even the most significant moments in a person’s life. Read how this TV meteorologist got back at her tormentors who claimed she was “disgusting”…

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Watch Matt Damon Slam Donald Trump, Wall Street and[WP1] THE Media in Hilarious MIT Speech

Posted by on June 12, 2016 in Entertainment, Media & Arts with 12 Comments
Watch Matt Damon Slam Donald Trump, Wall Street and[WP1]  THE Media in Hilarious MIT Speech

Oscar-winning actor Matt Damon, who grew up near the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) campus and played a mathematically gifted MIT janitor in Good Will Hunting, delivered his first-ever commencement address for MIT’s class of 2016 on June 3.

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5 Ways George Orwell’s 1984 Has Come True Since It Was Published 67 Years Ago

Posted by on June 10, 2016 in Books, Media & Arts with 15 Comments
5 Ways George Orwell’s 1984 Has Come True Since It Was Published 67 Years Ago

The political language that Orwell dubbed Newspeak, employed by the ruling government, Ingsoc — seems to have served as an instruction manual for the American empire. The following list comprises only a fraction of possible examples of the U.S. government’s version of Newspeak.

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This Five-Year-Old Autistic Artist Creates Mind-Blowing Paintings

Posted by on June 9, 2016 in Conscious Art and Music, Media & Arts with 7 Comments
This Five-Year-Old Autistic Artist Creates Mind-Blowing Paintings

Iris Grace’s paintings have been compared to legendary French painter Claude Oscar Monet. Her paintings are lucidly colorful and leave viewers with a gentle feeling upon looking at them. In addition, each stroke of blue, green, and red seems to tell a story.

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Why You Should Think Twice Before You Send That Angry Email

Posted by on June 7, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Why You Should Think Twice Before You Send That Angry Email

When people are angry, they want to take some control of a situation — get some revenge or retribution or win back the situation. That impulse is really strong. And in sending an email, they feel like they’ve done something.

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A Single Meme’s Message on Hemp Plastic Was So Powerful, It Sparked an Internet Revolution

Posted by on June 7, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 6 Comments
A Single Meme’s Message on Hemp Plastic Was So Powerful, It Sparked an Internet Revolution

“Oil based plastics are destroying the environment,” the meme — originally posted to Facebook — states, asking, “Why not hemp plastics? They are both biodegradable and non-toxic.” Pictured at the top are marine animals tangled in plastic waste, while the bottom image shows a time-lapsed progression of a hemp plastic bottle in states of decay — complete in just 80 days.

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Illuminate Film Festival 2016 Shines – Keep An Eye Out For These Films!

Written by on June 7, 2016 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 2 Comments
Illuminate Film Festival 2016 Shines – Keep An Eye Out For These Films!

Illuminate Film Festival featured many works in progress. Read these film reviews and discover the upcoming conscious films you want to see.

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Interview with Tiny House Documentary Director Christopher Smith (Video)

Posted by on June 6, 2016 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Interview with Tiny House Documentary Director Christopher Smith (Video)

TINY is a documentary about home, and how we find it. The film follows one couple’s attempt to build a “tiny house” from scratch, and profiles other families who have downsized their lives into homes smaller than the average parking space. Through homes stripped down to their essentials, the film raises questions about good design, the nature of home, and the changing American Dream.

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Here’s What Politicians Would Sound Like If They Told the Truth [Watch]

Posted by on June 1, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Here’s What Politicians Would Sound Like If They Told the Truth [Watch]

The satirical politician has returned to campaign for something even higher: President of the United States. Gil begins his cookie-cutter political commercial promising to be “a president with the conviction to nod, the courage to point, and the experience to cram buzzwords into everything…”

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Top 10 Must-Read Books According to Leaders Like Bill Gates, Barack Obama and Elon Musk

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Books, Media & Arts with 12 Comments
Top 10 Must-Read Books According to Leaders Like Bill Gates, Barack Obama and Elon Musk

A great book can change the course of your life. Here are the top 10 books that great men and women recommend.

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9 Uses For Hemp You Won’t Learn From Mainstream Media

9 Uses For Hemp You Won’t Learn From Mainstream Media

Perhaps if people knew the many ways hemp and marijuana, which are closely related but are not the same, can be used, their opinions on legalizing the crop would change. Here are 9 benefits of hemp you won’t learn about from mainstream media

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Chemtrails and Chill: New Dating Site Seeks to Connect Conspiracy Theorists

Posted by on May 25, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 11 Comments
Chemtrails and Chill: New Dating Site Seeks to Connect Conspiracy Theorists

Awake Dating features all the normal bells and whistles of a dating network, but with the caveat that most — if not all — the users consider themselves “awoken” to the true nature of reality. Under this wide tent are the lovesick eyes of every variety of truther you can possibly imagine.

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Watch This Incredibly Funny Viral Video: Laughing Chewbacca Mask Lady

Posted by on May 22, 2016 in Entertainment, Internet, Media & Arts with 20 Comments
Watch This Incredibly Funny Viral Video: Laughing Chewbacca Mask Lady

After putting on the mask, Candace opened up her mouth to let the Chewbacca noises come out and she started to hysterically laugh for over a minute and a half! She may just have the world’s most contagious laugh. Watch for yourself and you’ll quickly be laughing along.

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