How To Stage A Fake CIA ‘Uprising’

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Author: Mike King

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Ingredients: A ton of American cash from the CIA and/or George Soros Small army of undercover CIA agents Controlled "Human Rights /Pro Democracy" groups Idealistic "Western wannabee" college brats Easily manipulated do-gooders Professional signs & banners written in English Bribable / blackmailable journalists Bribable / blackmailable politicians Bribable / blackmailable academics...

Time To Rethink Psychedelic Drugs and Depression

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Author: The Guardian

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Next year, if all goes to plan, a dozen patients with clinical depression will be invited to a UK laboratory and given psilocybin – the psychedelic ingredient found in magic mushrooms. Over the next four or five hours, many of these volunteers will experience dream-like euphoria as colours, smells and...

Income Inequality Has Regressed to 1820 Levels

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Author: Motherboard

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From the American Occupy movement to the surprise best-seller by the economist Thomas Piketty, income inequality is all the rage—perhaps because it's raging. According to a newly released study, the last few decades have seen a rise of the biggest income gaps within nations since the Industrial Revolution. The OECD...

Ancient Egypt Illuminated by Electricity?

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Author: Epoch Times

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Today, we take for granted nightly city skylines, streetlights, and the overall power that drives our modern convenience. But, could the wise-men of ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia have had knowledge of electricity, even electric illumination, or even electric-based technology? Within the framework of some archaeological evidence, the answer seems affirmative....

Is Everything We Know About Nicotine Wrong?

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Author: The Mind Unleashed

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The tobacco plant, nicotiana tabacum, has been cultivated, chewed and smoked by the Native Americans since about 6000 B.C., possibly longer. For millennia, tobacco has been an important part of society, and used frequently for ceremonial and medicinal purposes. And yet today, we all know that cigarettes are responsible for...

10 Mind-Boggling Paradoxes

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Author: Mental Floss

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A paradox is a statement or problem that either appears to produce two entirely contradictory (yet possible) outcomes, or provides proof for something that goes against what we intuitively expect. Paradoxes have been a central part of philosophical thinking for centuries, and are always ready to challenge our interpretation of...

Liquid of Life: Olive Oil Could Help Reverse Heart Failure Immediately

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Author: The Independent

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Olive oil could help reverse a patient’s heart failure "immediately", scientists have claimed. Oleate - the fat found in the golden liquid - could help a diseased heart pump blood more effectively and use body fat as fuel, researchers at the University of Illinois have found. The most common reason...

Turmeric Helps Your Brain Heal Itself

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Author: Stephanie Castillo

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Turmeric is the spice commonly found in curry — and, according to new research published in Stem Cell Research and Therapy, it may boost your brain proliferation or its power to repair itself. Aromatic-turmerone is a compound found within turmeric, and it’s this compound researchers from the Institute of Neuroscience...

A New Kind of GMO

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Author: Josie Garthwaite

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Thousands of researchers will descend on Boston this fall for an event billed as the world’s largest gathering of synthetic biologists. The field is evolving so rapidly that even scientists working in it don't agree on a definition, but at its core synthetic biology involves bringing engineering principles to biotechnology....