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ifimeanalottoyou:

Drugs Under The Microscope

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"Eating cooked food together represents a degree of intimacy second only to intercourse and physical fondling."

— Unni Wikan - Man Becomes Woman (via anthmusings)

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rhamphotheca:

Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars

Study shows red meat dwarfs others for environmental impact, using 28 times more land and 11 times water for pork or chicken

by Damian Carrington

Beef’s environmental impact dwarfs that of other meat including chicken and pork, new research reveals, with one expert saying that eating less red meat would be a better way for people to cut carbon emissions than giving up their cars.

The heavy impact on the environment of meat production was known but the research shows a new scale and scope of damage, particularly for beef. The popular red meat requires 28 times more land to produce than pork or chicken, 11 times more water and results in five times more climate-warming emissions. When compared to staples like potatoes, wheat, and rice, the impact of beef per calorie is even more extreme, requiring 160 times more land and producing 11 times more greenhouse gases…

(read more: The Guardian UK)

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"Children must be taught how to think, not what to think."

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literary-ethnography:

The wisdom of Margaret Mead

literary-ethnography:

The wisdom of Margaret Mead

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"You and I, in fact everyone all over the world,
we’re literally African under the skin; brothers and sisters separated by a mere two thousand generations.
Old-fashioned concepts of race are not only socially divisive,
but scientifically wrong."

Dr. Spencer Wells, Genographic Project lead scientist (via thedragoninmygarage)

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rhamphotheca:

Infographic:  The Story of Bananas
The story of the banana turns out to be the story of the peoples who shaped it. It was their prehistoric movements around the Indian Ocean and tropical Pacific that gave rise to the fruit we love.
(via: New Scientist)

rhamphotheca:

Infographic:  The Story of Bananas

The story of the banana turns out to be the story of the peoples who shaped it. It was their prehistoric movements around the Indian Ocean and tropical Pacific that gave rise to the fruit we love.

(via: New Scientist)

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dadoranonimo:

constituição da republica portuguesa.

dadoranonimo:

constituição da republica portuguesa.

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forget-no-sleep:

The spring of the Tenochtitlan conquest by Hernan Cortez and his Spanish army, was plagued by legends and prophecies told by Miguel Leon Portilla in the book written by him named LibroVision de los vencidos. (bopk-vision of the lost). Based on codecs and memories of this time, Portilla describes a…

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exposethetpp:

Seriously? Seriously?! This is outrageous! Please share this post if you’re committed to stopping corporations from taking over the world! Some may think it’s too late to stop the corporate takeover, but it’s not. Stopping Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (#TPP) is something WE CAN DO TOGETHER! Learn more at http://bit.ly/1e5l2Rv. Take action, sign and share this petition! http://bit.ly/1gkHi1q

exposethetpp:

Seriously? Seriously?! This is outrageous!

Please share this post if you’re committed to stopping corporations from taking over the world!

Some may think it’s too late to stop the corporate takeover, but it’s not. Stopping Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (#TPP) is something WE CAN DO TOGETHER! Learn more at http://bit.ly/1e5l2Rv.

Take action, sign and share this petition! http://bit.ly/1gkHi1q

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curlysalvadoran:

Indigenous Nations of United State and Mexico

"Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has pinpointed the locations and original names of hundreds of American Indian nations before their first contact with Europeans."

Downloadable PDFs at the npr website here

You can zoom in and see the grand immensities. 

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aloo-97:

Hermosas manos.

aloo-97:

Hermosas manos.

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historicaltimes:

Chichen Itza, Mexico in 1862 before cleaning and restoration

historicaltimes:

Chichen Itza, Mexico in 1862 before cleaning and restoration

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theijeoma:

Asa - Fire on the Mountain

 

"One day the river will overflow and there would be nowhere for us to go. We would run…run..wishing we had put off the fire. There is fire on the mountaintop."