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Are Polite People More Violent and Destructive?

Submitted by adminx on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:44

Psychology Today by Dr. Kenneth Worthy

I’ve long thought that it’s the troublemakers and malcontents who will lead the way to a more sustainable, healthier planet, and now there’s some evidence to support this idea.

EASTERN LIGHTNING: CHINA'S MURDEROUS DOOMSDAY CULT...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:45
 

A bizarre murder in the eastern Chinese city of Zhaoyuan revealed the emergence of what officials are calling a dangerous doomsday cult. 

(Photo : Photo courtesy of Reuters) Known more for its fabulous lantern displays, Zhaoyuan was the site of a bizarre cultic murder.

TEXAS COURT: SCIENTOLOGY HEAD MISCAVIGE CAN’T BE FORCED TO TESTIFY...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:02

David Miscavige, head of the Church of Scientology, cannot be forced to testify in a harassment lawsuit filed by the wife of a prominent church critic who lives in Comal County, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.

Climate Change Greatest Threat To Great Barrier Reef, Report Says

Submitted by adminx on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 09:41

THE HILL August 12, 2014 by Laura Barron-Lopez

The 2014 report, released by Australia's government on Tuesday, states that the overall outlook for the reef is poor, and is expected to further deteriorate.

"Climate change remains the most serious threat to the Great Barrier Reef," the report states. "It is already affecting the Reef and is likely to have far-reaching consequences in the decades to come."

Supermoon 2014 Sunday August 10

Submitted by adminx on Sun, 08/10/2014 - 14:29

MASSLIVE.COM August 9, 2014 by Joe Deburro

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Look up in the sky. Is it a beach ball? Is it a balloon? No, it's Supermoon 2014! And it's coming to a sky near you!

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