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New book by William Arthur Holmes coming out!
Another Way: Beyond the Status Quo. Coming August 26, 2019 on Smashwords (which distributes to iBooks, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, etc.) and on Amazon

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 new book coming out, another way: beyond the status quo (culture / writing / books)

Coming August 26, 2019 on Smashwords (which distributes to iBooks, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, etc.) and on Amazon ... read more
baby raccoon recovering with help from custom wheelchair
A baby raccoon suffering mobility problems due to a traumatic brain injury can get around on her own, thanks to a specially designed wheelchair. ... read more
compound found in red wine opens door for new treatments for depression and anxiety
An intriguing new study from the University at Buffalo shows that the red grapes in wine may be protecting your brain from the effects of stress. ... read more

 newly discovered radio station (culture / music / radio)

I just got my car back from the shop. $500. Ouch! On the way home, though, I turned on the radio. All my preset stations were gone. Right. Whenever they reset the onboard computer, it resets my radio station presets. Kinda weird that it would, actually. Doesn't t ... read more

 it's a girl! it's a girl! (family / adoption / holmes)

Oh My Gosh what a difference day makes! So, we have a beautiful blond-haired, blue-eyed, 2 /2 year old girl! First, the obvious question: What happened to the 4 year old boy? We don't know. After 2 trips to the Minister of Education, and two interviews, they ... read more

upi (education / news / altmedia)

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 food stamp corporate welfare (life / health / food)

Millions of Americans are angry because food stamp recipients can use their benefits to buy junk food but don't realize that they are able to do so because corporate America wouldn't have it any other way. via Freedom Rider: Food Stamp Corporate Welfare. If y ... read more
watch passengers sing emotional 'irish blessing' for their airline pilot after his final fli
When it came time for this pilot to retire, he happened to have an Irish choir aboard his final flight--and they were sure to give him a proper sendoff. ... read more
highly sensitive people: understand your emotional brain and navigate overwhelm — free video e
Are you compassionate and empathetic to others... but struggle with self-love? Do you prefer deep conversations instead of small talk? Has it always been a challenge for you to say no or to create boundaries with family or loved ones? If you answered yes to any of ... read more

where you belong (education / technology / computers)

I've been in middle Tennessee the past 25 years, grew up in northern California, spent most of my 20s in L.A., but according to this site I should move to New England. They say... You would fit in well in New England due to your no-nonsense personality and pr ... read more
5g agriculture — food from frankenstein farming
Julian Rose - 5G technology will soon take over the food supply according to big agribusiness. ... read more
new york fire commissioners call for new 9/11 investigation about "pre-planted explosives"
All three buildings were destroyed by carefully planned, orchestrated and executed controlled demolition. Professor Lynn Margulis, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts at Amherst and National Academy of Science member, one of many academics w ... read more

more than half using prescription drugs quit after using cannabis and cbd (life / health / )

Interesting article here: more-than-half-quit-using-prescription-drugs A survey on cannabidoil (CBD) usage found that women are more likely than men to use CBD; and once they start using it they quit traditional forms of big pharma painkillers like Tylenol, ibu ... read more

 advice for writing (culture / writing / )

A writer's narrative perspective (their voice, or, how they come across to their reader) must be: This is me talking to you.That's it. Nothing more, nothing less.It's not: This is me 00 years ago speaking in a classical voice.It's not: Speaking as if from pro ... read more
study suggests psilocybin can 'reset' the brains of depressed people
Mandy Froelich - Psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, continues to show promise as a natural treatment for anxiety and depression. ... read more

 too funny (culture / writing / blog)

This is too funny not to share. See German man's car found 20 years after he lost it in parking garage. Almost every driver has been there -- when parking in a large lot or garage, it can be easy to misplace a car. But while most drivers locate their cars aft ... read more
big pharma admits measles outbreak and subsequent media hysteria made them massive profits
Matt Agorist - Despite no deaths and very few complications, we can now see what this hysteria and police state action is all for -- Big Pharma's bottom line. ... read more