September 11: When a Monk “Invaded” the Consciousness of America 120 years ago

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12 years from now on the early morning of morning of September 11, 2001, 19 Islamic hijackers took control of four commercial airliners (two Boeing 757 and two Boeing 767) en route to California (three headed to LAX in Los Angeles, and one to San Francisco) after takeoffs fromBoston, Massachusetts; Newark, New Jersey; and Washington, D.C - are unleashed a terror attack so unprecedented that it has remained the most iconic image in most Americans of this generation.And, with that 9-11 has come … [Read more...]

Global Overfishing Crisis: Humanity is looking at the End of Fishes and the Oceans in 38 years

Over-fishing and the death of the Oceans is now a thinkable reality, that may happen in our own lifetimes. Or at least in our kids'. See this movie too.BACKGROUND Sea the Truth is based on numerous scientific publications that examine the problems of seas and oceans. Below follows an overview of the themes addressed in the film and a brief explanation.DEEP TROUBLE: WHALE MORTALITY CAUSED BY OVERFISHING According to a report of the New Zealand news channel 3News sea mammals, among which … [Read more...]

San Francisco on way to become a “Zero Waste City”

Some stories make your day!  This is one such.San Francisco is trying to become the first city with zero waste. By requiring residents and businesses to separate compostable items such as food scraps, as well as recyclable items.  Here is a report on how the city has already reduced a huge amount of garbage from ending up in landfills.  This is a very laudable goal indeed! Featured Image Credit: kevincole   Related articles from External SourcesBrush: Zero waste saves … [Read more...]


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