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York Prep Teacher Asks Students To Compose Suicide Notes In School Assignment

The drama over school-assigned suicide notes continues. According to a recent New York Post article, one parent is upset after students at York Prep in Manhattan were asked to write suicide notes from the perspective of a suicidal character in the book The Secret Life Of Bees. The assignment, which was given to ninth-grade students, asked them to justify –- from the perspective of character May Boatwright - ...

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OBAMA CALLS CONSTITUTION … ‘CHARTER OF NEGATIVE LIBERTIES’ [W/ VIDEO]

Long before he was president, Barack Obama was already plotting to overturn the Constitution of the United States. In a chilling 2001 public radio interview, Obama said the Constitution was a “charter of negative liberties,” full of constraints imposed upon us by our Founding Fathers. In response to outrage over Edward Snowden’s revelation that the NSA was conducting warrantless wiretaps across a variety of ...

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STILL EATING AND DRINKING DAIRY?? YOU NEED TO READ THIS

“There is compelling evidence, now published in top scientific journals and some of which is decades old, showing that cows’ milk is associated, possibly even causally, with a wide variety of serious human ailments including various cancers, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and an array of allergy-related diseases. And, this food contains no nutrients that cannot be better obtained from other far more nutr ...

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TEEN GIRL DIES AFTER DRINKING JUST 2 ‘MONSTER’ ENERGY DRINKS

Fourteen-year-old Anais Fournier downed two 24-ounce energy drinks on one December day, while hanging out with her friends at the mall. The next day, the Maryland teenager went into cardiac arrest -- and just six days later, she was dead. Her family stayed at her bedside as doctors induced a coma to keep the teen's brain from swelling. "We stayed up all night," says her mother, Wendy Crossland of Hagerstown ...

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CLEAN DRINKING: 4 Fresh Water Ideas That Could Change The World

2013. The year of flying cars and private space travel right? My broken phone that's lying on the floor next to the chair has more computing power than existed in the whole world 40 years ago  We are no longer talking about how to reach space, but what mundane tasks to do when we get there. Hmm, well, there still is a big demand for real estate with a view. But people smarter than me estimate that 20% of th ...

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Why You Should Drink Warm Water & Lemon

The way you start each day is incredibly important. Whether you’re a mom, a coach, a writer, a small business owner or a yoga teacher, what you do first thing in the morning matters. According to Ayurvedic philosophy, choices that you make regarding your daily routine either build up resistance to disease or tear it down. Ayurveda invites us to get a jump-start on the day by focusing on morning rituals that ...

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Coffee vs. Beer: Which Drink Makes You More Creative?

Mikael Cho, Co-Founder of @ooomf, takes advantage of a ban on drinking water in Montreal to test out coffee versus beer in the creativity stakes, writing at Medium:   What is creativity really? From a scientific perspective, creativity is your ability to think of something original from connections made between pre-existing ideas in your brain. These connections are controlled by neurotransmitters like ...

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8 HORRIFYING GIGANTIC INSECTS [W/ VIDEOS]

  Eight Horrifying Gigantic Insects By Stew Miller (@StewWriter), Gunaxin, 21 August 2012.   Sure, giant insects of today are no match for those Prehistoric beasts that roamed right near the end of the dinosaur’s tenure, but they’re still pretty damn huge. Speaking of bugs the size of small cars, they did in fact inhabit large chunks of the planet several million years ago, but scientists are pret ...

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6 SIGNS YOUR BODY IS TELLING YOU SOMETHING AND WHY YOU BETTER NOT IGNORE IT

The body is a magnificent machine. When things go awry, it generally doesn’t just shut down without warning, like an incandescent light bulb popping its filament. Instead it sends us little signals (think of them as gentle biological taps on the shoulder) letting us know that something is amiss. “Physical signs and symptoms are ways your body tries to alert you to deeper imbalances,” says Elson M. Haas, MD, ...

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AS ADDICTIVE AS COCAINE: HFCS – America’s Most Deadly Addiction?

A little over a year ago, I did what was once unthinkable, I gave up anything and everything containing high fructose corn syrup. I did it for a big reason: I had come to the conclusion that it was killing me. Those multiple energy drinks a day to go along with my Pepsi habit and 2 candy bar a day routine was rotting out my insides, and I knew it, so I gave them up cold turkey. I haven’t turned back and I h ...

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Cell Phone ‘Towers’ Are NOT What We Were Lead To Believe

Upon arriving in Mexico City, I noticed that there was what appeared to be a complete lack of cell towers. Yet perfect cell service was everywhere. That got me wondering, how could a cell phone system work so well with no cell towers around? ~ Jim Stone - Videos – Lecture After stating it on the forum, Bunk Hound got on the American Tower web site and located a few, which I subsequently went to with Google ...

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