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15 Life Lessons From Banksy Street Art That Will Leave You Lost For Words

15 Life Lessons From Banksy Street Art That Will Leave You Lost For Words

Using striking stencil art and profound imagery, Banksy has captured the interest of art lovers, activists, and graffiti artists around the globe. His mysterious identity (and refusal to use social media accounts) has only sparked more intrigue, with media outlets and fans prying to earn a peek into his life. But why use graffiti as a means to communicate? By displaying art in crowded cities across the world, Banksy puts social and political issues in our face. These pieces force us to stop and think—something that we often avoid doing in our day-to-day lives.

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STAR WARS Medley (Harp Twins electric) Camille and Kennerly

Written by on August 22, 2014 in Conscious Art, Films and Music with 0 Comments
STAR WARS Medley (Harp Twins electric) Camille and Kennerly

Something lite and fun for your weekend viewing pleasure. The Harp Twins, Camille and Kennerly Kitt, perform a medley of Star Wars songs in several locales and costumes.

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Ferguson: Era of the Ninja Cop – Abby Martin Interview with Mike Papantonio

Written by on August 20, 2014 in Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Ferguson: Era of the Ninja Cop – Abby Martin Interview with Mike Papantonio

Abby Martin speaks with Mike Papantonio, attorney and host of the Ring of Fire radio show, discussing the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, MO, including the militarization of police and the case against Darren Wilson the police officer who shot unarmed 18 year old Michael Brown, which sparked the protests.

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Russell Brand on the Mainstream Media in America [2MIN VIDEO]

Written by on August 19, 2014 in Corporate Controlled Media, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
Russell Brand on the Mainstream Media in America [2MIN VIDEO]

Russell Brand answers the question: is the media liberal or conservative? And what’s the underlying cause that drives mainstream media bias?

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The Beauty-Happiness Connection

The Beauty-Happiness Connection

Moments where people recorded the highest levels of happiness were all related to beauty: when at the theater, ballet, or a concert; at a museum or an art exhibit; and while doing an artistic activity (e.g. painting, fiction writing, sewing).

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Net Neutrality, Filtering and Ferguson, MO

Net Neutrality, Filtering and Ferguson, MO

The Mike Brown shooting deserved to be national news as multiple significant, ongoing crises intersect at Ferguson: the loss of jobs which hit these communities worst; the militarization of US police departments; race; chronic multi-generational poverty.

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Could This be the First News Channel Run by Teens?

Written by on August 12, 2014 in Alternative Media, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Could This be the First News Channel Run by Teens?

When he is not busy developing independent journalism out of Cleveland, OH, Andrew Demeter is running his YouTube channel, TeenTake. Now he is asking for support to produce the very first news channel run entirely by teens, called Politicast.

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Inspiring Life Lessons from Robin Williams

Inspiring Life Lessons from Robin Williams

While he will always be remembered for his career, which included excellent performances in both comedies and dramas, Williams’ touched our lives by doing more than entertaining us in films, TV shows, and stand-up specials. In all of those mediums and his personal life, Williams imparted important lessons that can resonate with many people, and will undoubtedly continue to help others’ lives. Here are just some of the lessons that Williams taught me throughout his 63 years, that I will always remember.

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Mainstream Magazine Exposes Climate Engineering

Mainstream Magazine Exposes Climate Engineering

SOCO Magazine has shown exceptional journalistic courage by posting a featured article covering the ongoing geoengineering insanity. This is a breakthrough in many ways as more publications are now likely to follow their lead.

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Russell Brand Vs Fox News on Israel-Gaza Conflict

Russell Brand Vs Fox News on Israel-Gaza Conflict

Russell Brand continues to become better known for his candid political attacks than his comedic acts. This time, the 39-year-old has become involved in a tit-for-tat online feud over the highly sensitive Israel-Gaza conflict with a Fox News presenter.

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Everything Is A Lie: The Deliberate Intent To Deceive People Is At An All Time High

Written by on August 7, 2014 in Corporate Controlled Media, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
Everything Is A Lie: The Deliberate Intent To Deceive People Is At An All Time High

From pollution to politics, the era of deception and duplicity has reached new heights and hijacked almost every form of media in the world. In the last frontiers for truth such as the internet, disinformation operations are in full swing to discredit and destroy any semblance of authentic and factual information available to the public. The escalating media and political reports are so farfetched, cunning, and so beyond reality, it’s as if each is trying to top the other with one sinister plot after the next.

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Sridhar Silberfein, Founder of Bhakti Fest, on Bhakti, Humility and Service

Written by on August 6, 2014 in Conscious Art, Films and Music, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Sridhar Silberfein, Founder of Bhakti Fest, on Bhakti, Humility and Service

In this video you are presented with a wonderful opportunity to watch Sridhar Silberfein converse with Anjula Ram about bhakti, the ego, humility, and being of service. He shares stories about his journey, experience with gurus, and how Bhakti Fest came about and what attendees can expect.

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How to Stop Facebook from Using Your Browsing History

Written by on July 30, 2014 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 1 Comment
How to Stop Facebook from Using Your Browsing History

It used to be only your declared interests (Liked pages, profile information) that directed Facebook’s advertising missiles. Now, FB is even using passive data, data, meaning where you go on your computer and mobile devices, to make its own ads smarter.

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How Secret Societies Stay Hidden On the Internet

Written by on July 28, 2014 in Media & Arts with 0 Comments
How Secret Societies Stay Hidden On the Internet

Inside the surreal recruitment process of a legendary club—or something like it—at New York University

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Ron Paul: What the Media Won’t Report About Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17

Written by on July 20, 2014 in Corporate Controlled Media, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Ron Paul: What the Media Won’t Report About Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17

Just days after the tragic crash of a Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, Western politicians and media joined together to gain the maximum propaganda value from the disaster. It had to be Russia; it had to be Putin, they said. President Obama held a press conference to claim — even before an investigation — that it was pro-Russian rebels in the region who were responsible. His ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, did the same at the UN Security Council — just one day after the crash! While western media outlets rush to repeat government propaganda on the event, there are a few things they will not report. Read on…

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