Archive for From the Web
Beech trees are bullies and willows are loners, says forester Peter Wohlleben, author of a new book claiming that trees have personalities and communicate via a [...]
Inspiring and illuminating presentation of how to bypass the conservative funeral industry and how to come to terms with the reality of having one's dead body disposed of. [...]
A deeply reflective poem by Rumi (1207-1273) exploring the soul is read to accompany the Bagong Silang documentary about a community that inhabits a cemetery in Manila, [...]
Prof Stephen Hawking's final research paper suggests that our Universe may be one of many similar to our own, writes Pallab Ghosh on BBC News. Published on May 2, 2018.
Vada pav is synonymous with the city of Mumbai, with almost every resident, from factory workers to Bollywood stars, unabashed in declaring their love for it, writes Charukesi [...]
Writer Pico Iyer understands that by keeping an outer journey short, you can make the inner journey that follows echo across a lifetime. Published on BBC on March 8, 2018.
In this supermarket in the Netherlands, consumers don't have to pay an additional price for getting their food in environment friendly packaging. Shown on BBC on March 3, 2018.
In 1909, two London bookbinders were commissioned to create a book that would become one of the most bedazzling the world had beheld. Joobin Bekhrad reveals how it ended up at the [...]
Does Holi open the lid of the pressure cooker to release our suppressed steam? Strange, the whole year people are miserable and on Holi suddenly they break out of misery, singing [...]
Meditation training programs can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating, writes Josh Richardson in Wake Up World on June 9, [...]
Gurdjieff's 83 rules of advice he gave to his daughter Cynthie Sophia "Dushka" Howarth (1924–2010). She went on to found the Gurdjieff Heritage Foundation.
Joey Carbstrong (aka Joey Armstrong) is a 31 year-old Australian vegan activist, currently on tour of the UK and Ireland. We are showing a video of him having touched down in [...]
The Moon will put on quite the show at the end of the month, as a very rare, "super blue blood moon" will appear in the skies. Published in RT and SOTT on January 22, 2018.
A hot debate has gripped India, after Satyapal Singh, India’s minister for higher education, emphatically stated that Darwin's theory of evolution is wrong. Published in The [...]
A look at the current education system in India but similarities can be found world-wide. An inspiring and challenging video that calls upon all those concerned to bring out the [...]
Andy, a former homeless man in Britain and now in temporary accommodation, speaks on video about how his life changed after he bought a puppy off a beggar. They bonded and through [...]
A rare collection spanning two million years of history is on display -until 18 February 2018 - in an exhibition in Mumbai. It is a collaboration between CSMVS, Mumbai, The [...]
"My journey towards vegetarianism started 30 years ago for practical reasons, but the more I eschew animal products the better I feel about everything," writes Michele Hanson in [...]
For our international audience: "From gigil to wabi-sabi and tarab, there are many foreign emotion words with no English equivalent. Learning to identify and cultivate these [...]
Amanda Patterson's (very) useful suggestions. Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it [...]
Whether your head is in the sand or not, you are no more or less a part of the same One Consciousness, and what happens to one, happens to all, writes Nanice Ellis in Wakeup-World [...]
Towards the end of his life, Carl Sagan expressed deep concern about the 'dumbing down of America'. Buck Rogers writes in the Waking Times and SOTT.
Algorithms are able to balance the information exposure so that social media users can be exposed to information from both sides of the discussion. Published in Science Daily on [...]
Traveling above Jupiter at more than 130,000 miles per hour, NASA's $1 billion Juno probe took its ninth set of stunning flyby images on October 24, 2017. Published at Sci-Tech [...]
Your apps, search engines and social networks know hidden things about you that even your closest friends might not. To find out just how much, Sophia Smith Galer tries an [...]
If you don't know what that means, Piers Morgan lays out the widely discussed insufferable gender issue that is flooding the world; he got our ear. Published in Mailonline on [...]
Hot on the heels of hearing about the expanding buddhafield in Georgia (Europe), we also got the details on a gooey, addictive, cheese-stuffed flatbread, ubiquitous in Georgia. [...]