Dogs that make so-called puppy eyes at their owners get a spike in the “love hormone” oxytocin — and their owners do too, according to a new study. This same positive feedback in oxytocin release occurs when a mom gazes at her newborn infant, studies have shown.
Earth & Space News April 17, 2015: Space weather – sun spots, magnetic storm; Earthquake watch; Peru’s Ubinas Volcano Triggers Massive Mudslide (VIDEO); Dawn Glimpses Ceres’ North Pole; SpaceX Dragon Launches on Science Supply Run to Station, Booster Hard Lands on Barge; Flooding in Chile’s Atacama Desert after years’ worth of rain in one day; Arctic Sea Ice News & Analysis; Global weather
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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James Van Praagh shares the ritual he uses at the start each day. Learn how to set your daily intention so every day is full of happiness, success and love!
“With the opportunity of online learning coming on,…what we talk about is shifting from this factory model system to a student-centered one that personalizes for each and every child,” says Michael Horn. Horn believes that customizing education to each student’s individual needs is key for both motivation and learning.
A Duke University study involving lab mice suggests there’s a link between Alzheimer’s disease and a faulty immune system. The study suggests that certain immune cells that normally protect the brain begin to abnormally consume an important amino acid: arginine.
Brian Johnson brilliantly summarizes 5 big ideas from the book “Choose the Life You Want: 101 Ways to Create Your Own Road to Happiness” by Tal Ben-Shahar PhD.
Earth & Space News April 15, 2015: Space weather; Earthquake watch; First Signs of Self-interacting Dark Matter?; NASA’s Spitzer Spots Planet Deep Within Our Galaxy; Global weather; Coming events
Tales of these mysterious glowing orbs have been circulating around Marfa for as long as people can remember, with the earliest reports first coming in the late 19th century. The first published account came from the San Angelo Times in 1945, with many more following over the next several decades as interest in the phenomenon grew. Marfa, sensing a tourist opportunity, built the viewing station in 1986. As journalist Michael Hall wrote in his excellent in-depth 2006 piece on the phenomenon, “You didn’t have to believe in UFOs to think that something was out there.”
Love Now is a unique musical experience, conceived by a visionary in the field of personal development and transformation Kute Blackson. It is designed to make your soul groove, inspire your heart, light up your life, and bliss your body. Along with respected music producer, Alex Gibson, Kute has created a dynamic experience, sure to change your life, and elevate your consciousness, with every listen.
A Japanese court has blocked the restarting of two nuclear reactors in the western city of Takahama, after local people raised safety concerns. The plant had already obtained approval from the country’s nuclear watchdog. But locals had petitioned the court in Fukui prefecture, where Takahama is located, to intervene, saying it would not withstand a strong earthquake.
Earth & Space News April 14, 2015: Space weather – sun is quiet; 5 Truths about Earth’s Magnetic Reversal; Study Explains Saturn’s Epic Storms;Dawn’s Ceres Color Map Reveals Surface Diversity; Mars might have liquid water; Why some people hear color, taste sounds; Deaths of 100 dolphins in Japan triggers speculation of earthquake; Tornado track; Global weather
What happens inside your body when you eat processed junk food? We all have a vague idea, and we certainly see what it does to the exterior portion of our bodies — but most of us have never seen the actual digestion process take place. Now, thanks to a ‘smart pill’ camera setup by TEDxManhattan fellow Stefani Bardin, we can see what really goes on.
Characteristics passed between generations are not decided solely by DNA, but can be brought about by other material in cells, new research shows. Scientists studied proteins found in cells, known as histones, which are not part of the genetic code, but act as spools around which DNA is wound. Histones are known to control whether or not genes are switched on.