Human Traffickers Sink Boat In Mediterranean Sea

Valletta, Malta Traffickers drown refugees: As many as 500 people, including scores of children, drowned off the coast of Malta when human traffickers rammed one of their boats. The traffickers had taken the group—which included Syrians, Palestinians, Egyptians, and Sudanese—by boat from Egypt and passed them to increasingly smaller boats during the journey. When the exhausted refugees refused to board […]

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Do Dolphins Have Conversations?

Do Dolphins Have Conversations

A study in Russia has shown that dolphins while traveling through the ocean at incredible speeds, fighting with sharks still have the time to have a chat with each other.  Dolphins chat via sonar with other dolphins like having a conversation like people.  Like people they are very polite, like waiting without interrupting while the other is “speaking”. Dolphins are […]

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Fleeing From Syria

GRAPHIC WARNING: The following images depict violence which some readers may find disturbing.   Syria’s civil war is the worst humanitarian disaster of our time. The number of innocent civilians suffering has surpassed more than 11 million. More than four years after it began, the full-blown civil war has killed over 220,000 people, half of whom are believed to be […]

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The evolution of justice

Chimpanzees, our closest relatives, turn a blind eye to crimes that don’t affect them directly, suggesting that third-party punishment— the foundation of complex societies governed by laws s and courts—is a uniquely human development. German researchers trained chimpanzees to 1 play one of three roles while facing one another in cages: One was given access to food within reach of […]

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Hidden Cash All Over NY And LA

Hidden Cash

Hidden Cash was a 2014 multi-city project founded by Jason Buzi and Yan Budman using the Twitter account of the same name. On May 22, 2014, Hidden Cash began hiding money in San Francisco, California and tweeting out clues using the handle. Followers were encouraged to tweet a photo of themselves with the money they found, and Hidden Cash retweeted […]

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Fracking’s seismic impact

Fracking

Geologists are warning that fracking may be leading to an increase in seismic activity. A recent advisory from the U.S. Geological Survey warns that activities related to hydraulic fracturing—or fracking, extracting oil and natural gas from subterranean rock formations—has likely contributed to the recent spike in earthquakes in Oklahoma, and experts warn that the chances for a major quake in […]

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The Danger of Keeping Secrets

The Danger of Keeping Secrets

Alcoholics Anonymous has a saying “You’re only as sick as your secrets” which you know is one of the hallmarks of alcoholism, addiction, and deception.  The addict keeps the secret to cover up their addiction which leads them to deceive themselves and others.  When alcoholics become sober, they tend to be totally honest with people, to keep themselves from going […]

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OVERCROWDED PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS FOR PRISONERS

OVERCROWDED PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS FOR PRISONERS

In the US the prison psychiatric hospitals are becoming over crowded with mental illness.  About 20% of inmates (approximately 400,000) in jails have been admitted to hospitals.  The countries hospitals can only accommodate about 38,000.  The corrections system has been so overcrowded that now they are known as “The New Asylums.”  Some county’s jails are now housing the mentally ill […]

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