RISE OF THE BLACK JAGUAR CLAN: SILENT WATCHERS FROM THE SHADOW WORLD

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WARRIOR-CLASS SHAMANS Superhumanly acute senses, enhanced strength, speed, agility, stamina, durability, healing, and reflexes. Mastery in martial arts styles that belong to no known disciplines. Augmented physical attributes as well as a endowed with immunity to mystical attacks and detection in… Continue Reading

FALLING FRUIT “APP” : GLOBAL FOOD FORAGING MAP – A WIKIPEDIA FOR FREE EDIBLE PLANTS

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Urban food gatherers and passionate environmentalists Caleb Philips and Ethan Welty launched an open-source website that identifies fruit trees and many other edible plants that are free for the taking in over 500,000 locations across the world. Falling Fruit leads… Continue Reading

THE SACRED HEALING SITE OF MAYANTUYACU: MYSTERIOUS “BOILING RIVER” IN PERU

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Now confirmed, the legendary boiling river deep in the Amazon was long considered an impossibility due to its distance from any volcanoes. Growing up in Peru, Andrés Ruzo had long heard strange tales of a river deep in the Amazon… Continue Reading

ADDICTION IS NOT WHAT WE THINK IT IS: CHASING THE SCREAM – INTERVIEW WITH JOHANN HARI

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It is now 100 years since drugs were first banned in the United States. On the eve of this centenary, journalist Johann Hari set off on an epic three-year, thirty-thousand-mile journey into the war on drugs. What he found is… Continue Reading

MICROBIOME: Urbanization leads to change in type of bacteria in the home

In this photo provided by Science Advances shows microbiologist Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello, collecting temperature information of the floor at one of the Checherta huts. Whether it's a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window.  (Humberto Cavallin/ University of Puerto Rico/Science Advance via AP)

Whether it’s a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window. Scientists traveled from remote villages in Peru to a large… Continue Reading

[VIDEO] REFORM | DATA BECOMES ART IN IMMERSIVE VISUALIZATIONS

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Their works are designed to explore and better understand the nuances of our everyday lives: How we use search engines, find partners to date, and upload images according to seasons…  Big data and art are converging in electrifying ways: In their new video,… Continue Reading

‘CARE FACTOR’: ELDER ABORIGINAL WOMAN DRASTICALLY REDUCES INDIGENOUS SUICIDE RATES FROM WORST IN THE WORLD TO ZERO

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A traditional landowner from the Northern Territory, who single-handedly reduced the rate of suicide in her community from the worst in the world to zero, has spoken at the launch of an Indigenous suicide prevention program. Gayili Yunupingu, a member… Continue Reading