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"Never Be Ashamed..."

12/20/2014 00:05:10 AM

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"Tell Them..."

12/20/2014 00:00:16 AM

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"3 Questions To Ask Before You Die"

12/19/2014 23:54:46 PM

"3 Questions To Ask Before You Die"by Yurianddinna"The unexamined life is not worth living: > read more


12/19/2014 23:45:08 PM

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"What Lies Beyond the Edge of the Universe?”

12/19/2014 23:39:41 PM

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Chet Raymo, “The Eternal Silence of Infinite Spaces...”

12/19/2014 23:35:26 PM

“The Eternal Silence of Infinite Spaces...”by Chet Raymo“The little book, British psychologist Nicholas Humphrey's “Leaps of Faith,” published in 1995, may have been the first (and best?) shot in the current brouhaha of science and faith. I > read more

Musical Interlude: 2002, "Starwalkers"

12/19/2014 21:48:15 PM

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"A Look to the Heavens"

12/19/2014 18:00:15 PM

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"Tips For Dealing With Sadness and Depression"

12/19/2014 17:29:55 PM

"Tips For Dealing With Sadness and Depression"by Vijai P. Sharma, Ph.D“Depression with its characteristic sad face, stooped posture, and slow movements is universal; it is found not only in humans in all cultures, but even in animals, notably, monk > read more

The Daily "Near You?"

12/19/2014 17:24:05 PM

Vitrolles, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, FranceThanks for stopping by. > read more

“6 Steps to Release Your Fear and Feel Peaceful”

12/18/2014 15:29:43 PM

“6 Steps to Release Your Fear and Feel Peaceful”by Nicolas Perrin“We are not what we know but what we are willing to learn.” > read more

Musical Interlude: Enya, "Watermark", "A Day Without Rain"

12/18/2014 15:28:04 PM

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"A Look to the Heavens"

12/18/2014 15:19:43 PM

“The bright clusters and nebulae of planet Earth's night sky are often named for flowers or insects, and NGC 6302 is no exception. With an estimated surface temperature of about 250,000 degrees C, the central star of this particular planetary nebul > read more

"I Soon Found Out..."

12/18/2014 15:18:36 PM

"I soon found out you can't change the world. > read more

Paulo Coelho, “Change and Renewal”

12/18/2014 15:17:15 PM

“Change and Renewal”by Paulo Coelho“When winter arrives, the trees must sigh in sadness as they see their leaves falling. They say: ‘We will never be like we were before.’ Of course. Or still, what is the meaning of renewing oneself? The ne > read more

"Always Been Sane..."

12/18/2014 15:16:02 PM

"As long as you have mystery you have health; when you destroy mystery you create morbidity. > read more

The Daily "Near You?"

12/18/2014 15:11:06 PM

Jonquière, Quebec, Canada. Thanks for stopping by. > read more

"Human Destiny- the Grace of the Present Moment"

12/18/2014 15:10:25 PM

"Human Destiny- the Grace of the Present Moment"by Michael Dowd"Our present situation, I think, can be summarized by the following three sentences: 1. The glory of the human has become the desolation of the Earth. 2. The desolation of the Earth is be > read more

The Poet: Fernando Pessoa, "Follow Your Destiny"

12/18/2014 15:08:02 PM

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Chet Raymo, "Tenderness and Silence"

12/18/2014 15:05:08 PM

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"A Look to the Heavens"

12/17/2014 18:31:52 PM

“Large galaxies and faint nebulae highlight this deep image of the M81 Group of galaxies. First and foremost in the wide-angle 12-hour exposure is the grand design spiral galaxy M81, the largest galaxy visible in the image. M81 is gravitationally i > read more

"I Rescued A Human Today”

12/17/2014 18:30:53 PM

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"Why Not Now, And Where You Stand?"

12/17/2014 18:27:54 PM

"You cannot run away from weakness;you must some time fight it out or perish;and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?"- Robert Louis Stevenson > read more

"Never Despair"

12/17/2014 18:25:00 PM

"Never Despair"by Sam Smith"Empires and cultures are not permanent and while thinking about the possibility that ours is collapsing may seem a dismal exercise it is far less so than enduring the frustrations, failures, damage and human casualties inv > read more

Paulo Coelho, "Rebuilding The World"

12/17/2014 18:21:57 PM

"Rebuilding The World"by Paulo Coelho"A father was trying to read the newspaper, but his little son kept pestering him. Finally, the father grew tired of this and, tearing a page from the newspaper – one that bore a map of the world – he cut it i > read more

The Daily "Near You?"

12/17/2014 18:20:30 PM

Oakhurst, California, USA. Thanks for stopping by. > read more

"The Night Pleases Us..."

12/17/2014 18:19:23 PM

“I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that > read more

"Feeling Lonely: An Incomplete Understanding"

12/17/2014 18:17:53 PM

"Feeling Lonely: An Incomplete Understanding"by The DailyOM"When we are feeling lonely, we have lost the idea that we are all one and none of us are separate from the whole. We all have days when we feel lonely, but the very idea of loneliness comes > read more


12/17/2014 18:16:30 PM

"I grabbed reason by its ear and said: > read more

Chet Raymo, “The 2nd Law of Thermodynamics”

12/17/2014 18:14:53 PM

“The 2nd Law of Thermodynamics”by Chet Raymo“Let me share these lines from > read more

Musical Interlude: Deuter, “Black Velvet Flirt”

12/16/2014 21:06:42 PM

Deuter, “Black Velvet Flirt”- is part of a playlist, let it continue... > read more

Kahlil Gibran, "Beyond My Solitude"

12/16/2014 20:57:28 PM

"Beyond My Solitude""Beyond my solitude is another solitude, > read more

"A Look to the Heavens"

12/16/2014 20:47:37 PM

“Big, beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 6744 is nearly 175,000 light-years across, larger than our own Milky Way. It lies some 30 million light-years distant in the southern constellation Pavo. We see the disk of the nearby island universe tilted towards > read more

“Native American Words of Wisdom”

12/16/2014 20:41:11 PM

“Native American Words of Wisdom”Uploaded by firefly4tori"This video is dedicated to all North American tribes people. It is my interpretation of Native American quotes, proverbs, and prayer. The song, "Crow and Weasel", was composed by Nancy Rum > read more

"Our Finest Moments..."

12/16/2014 20:38:46 PM

“The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start sear > read more

Chet Raymo, “Grimm Business”

12/16/2014 20:37:25 PM

“Grimm Business”by Chet Raymo"The American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was a superb > read more

"Relating to the Negative: The Danger of Repression"

12/16/2014 20:35:00 PM

"Relating to the Negative: The Danger of Repression"by Madisyn Taylor, The DailyOM"When negative thoughts arise it is best to address them rather than pushing them down where they will surface again. For the last several years, there has been a lot o > read more

The Daily "Near You?"

12/16/2014 20:04:00 PM

Paris, Ile-de-France, France. Thanks for stopping by. > read more

"If We're Lucky..."

12/16/2014 20:02:18 PM

“Maybe we accept the dream has become a nightmare. We tell ourselves that reality is better. We convince ourselves it’s better that we never dream at all. But, the strongest of us, the most determined of us, holds on to the dream or we find ourse > read more

The Poet: May Sarton, "Now I Become Myself"

12/16/2014 19:58:54 PM

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The Poet: Robert Frost, “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”

12/15/2014 16:05:00 PM

“Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”by Robert Frost“Whose woods these are I think I know.His house is in the village, though; > read more

"A Look to the Heavens"

12/15/2014 16:03:27 PM

“What connects the Sun to the Moon? Many answers have been given throughout history, but in the case of today's featured image, it appears to be the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy. The 16-image panorama was taken in Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, > read more

Oriah Mountain Dreamer, "The Invitation"

12/15/2014 15:55:07 PM

"The Invitation""It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for,and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's longing.It doesn't interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk lookinglike a fool for > read more

Chet Raymo, “Being Human”

12/15/2014 15:53:30 PM

“Being Human”by Chet Raymo“I've been thinking a lot about hands lately. Or, rather, a hand. Specifically my right hand, which has developed an annoying tremor. I never paid much attention to my hands before. Hands pretty much operate on automat > read more

"We Work In The Dark..."

12/15/2014 15:51:40 PM

"We work in the dark. We do what we can to battle with the evil that would otherwise destroy us. But, a man's fate is defined as not a choice but a calling. Yet sometimes the weight of this burden causes us to falter, breaching the fragile fortress o > read more

"What Mark Will You Leave On The World?"

12/15/2014 15:45:07 PM

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“The Christmas Truce of 1914”

12/15/2014 15:41:32 PM

“The Christmas Truce of 1914”by Simon Rees“You are standing up to your knees in the slime of a waterlogged trench. It is the evening of 24 December 1914 and you are on the dreaded Western Front. Stooped over, you wade across to the firing step > read more

The Daily "Near You?"

12/15/2014 15:29:38 PM

Bayville, New Jersey, USA. Thanks for stopping by. > read more

"People Who Shut Their Eyes..."

12/15/2014 15:13:53 PM

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“CIA, Democracy, Quo Vadis, America?”

12/15/2014 15:00:41 PM

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Musical Interlude: Vangelis, “Alpha”

12/14/2014 19:59:53 PM

Vangelis, “Alpha”- > read more

"A Look to the Heavens"

12/14/2014 19:53:48 PM

“The Milky Way was not created by an evaporating lake. The colorful pool of water, about 10 meters across, is known as Silex Spring and is located in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, USA. Illuminated artificially, the colors are caused by laye > read more

Chet Raymo, “On Winged Imagination”

12/14/2014 19:48:22 PM

“On Winged Imagination”by Chet Raymo“A sure test of dark skies is the ability to see with the naked eye the nucleus of the Andromeda Galaxy, the nearest large spiral galaxy to our own and the most distant thing - 2 million light-years - you are > read more

"Native American Traditional Code of Ethics"

12/14/2014 19:46:19 PM

"Native American Traditional Code of Ethics"Author Unknown1. Each morning upon rising, and each evening before sleeping, give thanks for the life within you and for all life, for the good things the Creator has given you and for the opportunity to gr > read more

The Daily "Near You?"

12/14/2014 17:19:19 PM

Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA. Thanks for stopping by. > read more

Satire: “Cheney to Lead Torture-Pride March”

12/14/2014 17:10:00 PM

“Cheney to Lead Torture-Pride March”by Andy BorowitzWASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)— “In an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” on Sunday, former Vice-President Dick Cheney told host Chuck Todd that he was “sick and tired of Americ > read more

"Do You Know What It's Called?"

12/14/2014 15:01:20 PM

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"How It Really Is"

12/14/2014 13:46:58 PM

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"The Budget Deal: This Is Who They Are"

12/14/2014 13:44:19 PM

"The Budget Deal: This Is Who They Are"by Robert L. Borosage"The first signs of the November election returns are apparent in the $1 trillion spending bill that the House of Representatives passed last night in Washington. This spending bill was forg > read more

"Allowing Others to Walk Their Paths: Observing Evolution"

12/14/2014 11:51:49 AM

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"Jon Stewart Lambasts Fox Newsian for Idiotic Comment on Torture"

12/14/2014 01:42:58 AM

"Jon Stewart Lambasts Fox Newsian for Idiotic Comment on Torture"By Janet Allon > read more

“Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America’

12/13/2014 18:32:31 PM

“Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America’by Linda Tirado“I once lost a whole truck over a few hundred bucks. It had been towed, and when I called the company they told me they’d need a few hundred dollars for the fee. I didn’t have a few > read more

Musical Interlude: André Rieu, "Conquest of Paradise"

12/13/2014 18:23:11 PM

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"A Look to the Heavens"

12/13/2014 18:17:59 PM

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Chet Raymo, "The Sands of Time"

12/13/2014 18:13:46 PM

"The Sands of Time"by Chet Raymo“Here is a slab of 400-million-year-old Old Red Sandstone quarried from a nearby hill and placed here by the Kerry County Council as part of a seawall for Ventry Pier. On its face are beach ripples similar to those o > read more

"The Philosophy Of Being"

12/13/2014 18:10:35 PM

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12/13/2014 18:08:37 PM

"Time is the substance from which I am made.Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river;it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger;it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire."- Jorge Luis Borges > read more

"The Needs Of The Many..."

12/13/2014 18:07:38 PM

"The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few... or the one."- Spock, "The Wrath of Khan" > read more

The Daily "Near You?"

12/13/2014 18:06:06 PM

Pasco, Washington, USA. Thanks for stopping by. > read more

"He Ought To Have Spoken..."

12/13/2014 18:05:25 PM

"Qui tacet consentire videtur, ubi loqui debuit ac potuit." > read more

Musical Interlude: Chuck Wild, “Liquid Mind V: Serenity - Awakening”

12/12/2014 22:58:37 PM

“Liquid Mind is deeply relaxing and soothing music for relief > read more

"A Look to the Heavens"

12/12/2014 22:47:49 PM

"Which part of this picture do you find more interesting- the land or the sky? Advocates for the land might cite the beauty of the ancient domes of the Bungle Bungle Range in Western Australia. These picturesque domes appear as huge layered beehives > read more

Chet Raymo, “The Journey”

12/12/2014 22:46:29 PM

“The Journey”by Chet Raymo"Here's > read more

The Poet: Joy Harjo, "A Map to the Next World"

12/12/2014 22:45:15 PM

"A Map to the Next World""In the last days of the fourth world I wished to make a mapfor those who would climb through the hole in the sky.My only tools were the desires of humans as they emerged from the killing fields,from the bedrooms and the kitc > read more

"One Big Road..."

12/12/2014 22:43:36 PM

“Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you're riding through the ruts,don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy.Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake up and live!”- Bob Marley > read more

"10 Lies You Were Tricked Into Believing"

12/12/2014 22:42:30 PM

"10 Lies You Were Tricked Into Believing"by Marc"Today, it’s time to learn something new, by unlearning ten lies you thought were true. > read more

"Parts of the One: Ants and Bees, a Metaphor"

12/12/2014 22:40:37 PM

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The Daily "Near You?"

12/12/2014 22:38:34 PM

Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA. Thanks for stopping by. > read more

Paulo Coelho, “The Well of Madness”

12/12/2014 22:03:12 PM

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"Presenting The $303 Trillion In Derivatives That US Taxpayers Are Now On The Hook For"

12/12/2014 14:46:16 PM

"Presenting The $303 Trillion In Derivatives That > read more

Musical Interlude: 2002, “Another Answer Came”

12/11/2014 20:43:50 PM

2002, “Another Answer Came”- > read more

Musical Interlude: Liquid Mind, "Ambience Minimus" (Full Album)

12/11/2014 19:50:31 PM

Liquid Mind, "Ambience Minimus" (Full Album)- > read more

"We Are All..."

12/11/2014 19:46:44 PM

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"A Look to the Heavens"

12/11/2014 19:43:56 PM

“One of the brightest galaxies in planet Earth's sky is similar in size to our Milky Way Galaxy: big, beautiful M81. This grand spiral galaxy can be found toward the northern constellation of the Great Bear (Ursa Major). > read more

The Poet: W. H. Auden, “The More Loving One”

12/11/2014 19:36:47 PM

“The More Loving One”by W. H. Auden“Looking up at the stars, I know quite wellThat, for all they care, I can go to hell,But on earth indifference is the leastWe have to dread from man or beast.How should we like it were stars to burnWith a pass > read more

Chet Raymo, “All Natural Shapes Blazing With Unnatural Light”

12/11/2014 19:30:35 PM

“All Natural Shapes Blazing With Unnatural Light”by Chet Raymo“Behind the blue of a Sun-lit sky, hidden in the dark of night, invisible to our unaided sight, far off in the winding eddy of the Milky Way, a star-birthing nebula, NGC 7822, a seet > read more

The Poet: Maya Angelou, “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings”

12/11/2014 19:13:23 PM

“I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings”by Maya Angelou“The free bird leapson the back of the windand floats downstreamtill the current endsand dips his wingsin the orange sun raysand dares to claim the sky.But a bird that stalksdown his narrow cageca > read more

The Daily "Near You?"

12/11/2014 19:04:08 PM

Anchorage, Alaska, USA. Thanks for stopping by. > read more

“The Myth of Human Progress”

12/11/2014 19:02:58 PM

“The Myth of Human Progress”By Chris Hedges“Clive Hamilton in his “Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change” describes a dark relief that comes from accepting that “catastrophic climate change is virtually certa > read more

Satire: “Cruz: Stop Blaming Bush for Things He Did”

12/11/2014 17:34:40 PM

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"How It Really Is"

12/10/2014 16:20:32 PM

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“Eleven Reason’s I’m Ashamed to Be an American”

12/10/2014 16:17:27 PM

“Eleven Reason’s I’m Ashamed to Be an American”by Dave Lindorff“I’m going to say it: I am ashamed to be a US citizen. This doesn’t come easily, because having lived abroad and seen some pretty nasty places in my time, I know there are a > read more

The Economy: Greg Hunter, “Big Banks Will Take Depositors Money In Next Crash”

12/10/2014 15:51:40 PM

“Big Banks Will Take Depositors Money In Next Crash”By Greg Hunter’s > read more

Musical Interlude: “Celtic Music - Relaxing And Beautiful Mix”

12/10/2014 10:20:32 AM

“Celtic Music - Relaxing And Beautiful Mix”“New Age music is an umbrella term for various down tempo music intended to create artistic inspiration, relaxation, and optimism. It is used by listeners for yoga, massage, meditation, and reading as > read more

"Subliminal Programming"

12/10/2014 10:09:13 AM

“Subliminal Affirmations for Clearing Negativity (30 Minutes of Rain)”“This 30 minute video has the following list of affirmations embedded and looped in the audio track. Use this while you unwind and relax or to reprogram your subconscious whi > read more

"Affirmations: Words of Wisdom"

12/10/2014 09:38:57 AM

"Affirmations: Words of Wisdom"by Madisyn Taylor, The DailyOM"Our minds accept as truth the critical statements we tell ourselves, but it can also accept our positive affirmations. The words we speak and think hold great sway over the kind of life th > read more

"Afformations: Change Your Life!"

12/10/2014 09:34:03 AM

"Afformations: Change Your Life!"by Noah St. John, Ph.D."Afformations are empowering questions (NOT “affirmations”) that immediately change your subconscious thought patterns from negative to positive. The staggering realization I made was that y > read more

"The World You Desired..."

12/10/2014 07:35:45 AM

“In the name of the best within you, do not sacrifice this world to those who are its worst. In the name of the values that keep you alive, do not let your vision of man be distorted by the ugly, the cowardly, the mindless in those who have never a > read more

"A Look to the Heavens"

12/10/2014 02:18:01 AM

“Why are there faint rings around this spiral galaxy? Possibly because the galaxy, NGC 4911, is being pulled at by its neighbors as it falls into the enormous Coma Cluster of Galaxies. If NGC 4911 ends up like most of the galaxies in the central Co > read more

Chet Raymo, "The Red Tent"

12/09/2014 19:36:35 PM

"The Red Tent"by Chet Raymo“Looking back, I would have to say that the greatest scientific achievement of my lifetime is the discovery of the secret of the DNA and the consequent sequencing of the human genome. You will hear the latter compared to > read more

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