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Grieving For Robots And Dolls In JapanGrieving For Robots And Dolls In Japan

You might recall in 2014, different news sources reported on funerals held for AIBO robot dogs in Japan. Since Sony stopped repairing and making spare parts for AIBOs, the puppies were gradually "dying out." In reaction to this, Buddhist priests have been holding funeral services for them. This might seem pretty odd to anyone outside Japan. Indeed, a great deal of people find it strange as well. Some can even find it quite upsetting that somehow, in treating an artificial human creation as a

Jun 22


  • 10 Myths About Cannabis That No-One Should Believe Debunked

    According to a recent report by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), 80% of states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, and 23 have broadly legalized marijuana use for medical purposes. Four of those states, along with the District of Columbia, have also legalized marijuana for recreational use. This is the will of the people coming to fruition, despite the overwhelming obstacles set in place by the very government meant to fight for that will.Children’s lives have been saved

    Jun 29

    10 Myths About Cannabis That No-One Should Believe Debunked
  • Do You Suffer from Insomnia? This Ancient Ayurvedic Herb Will Help You Sleep, Say Researchers

    Do you have trouble sleeping or poor sleep quality? If yes, then try Ashwagandha, an Indian herb which is used for centuries in ayurveda as it improves sleep.Researchers, led by one of Indian-origin have found that this ancient ayurvedic herb may promote sound sleep to those who suffers from insomnia.Mahesh K. Kaushik from the University of Tsukuba in Japan said, the findings showed that an active component of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) leaves — triethylene glycol (TEG) — significantly

    Jun 8

    Do You Suffer from Insomnia? This Ancient Ayurvedic Herb Will Help You Sleep, Say Researchers
  • How to Unplug and Recharge Your Body and Mind Without Electronics

    Recharging. It's something anybody with a mobile electronic device is familiar. We all know the routine, plug it in before you go to bed and wake up with a full charge. For the user, it's not always quite as simple.While technology has become integral to everyday life, making many tasks much easier — "Look, Mom, I ordered a pizza through my app" — it does have a downside.The constant bombardments of emails, text messages, text alerts and social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and

    Apr 5

    How to Unplug and Recharge Your Body and Mind Without Electronics
  • Mescaline: An Ancient Medicine for the Soul

    What is actually known about the psychoactive substance mescaline and its relationship to humans, considering a millennia old bond between the two? Although the scientific research into this question has begun over a century ago by a German pharmacologist Louis Lewin who published the first study of the Peyote in 1886, the psychological material on the subject was and still is rather limited in spite of decades of research. The observed and recorded data collected during mescaline experiments

    Feb 10

    Mescaline: An Ancient Medicine for the Soul
  • How hypnotherapy could help with Menopause

    Like many women going through the menopause, marketing director Amanda Jones often suffered hot flushes at the worst possible moment.At one crucial business meeting last year, she felt so hot and sweaty that she had to nip to the loo and dry her hair with paper towels.Shortly afterwards, she acted on a friend’s advice to try hypnotherapy.“It was fantastic,” said the 55-year-old, who lives near Leicester. “Within four months, the hot flushes had gone. It’s very difficult to say categorically

    Feb 8

    How hypnotherapy could help with Menopause
  • A Natural Scorched Earth Solution for Cancer: This Plant Kills Most Cancer Cells in 48 Hours

    Researchers are always looking for ways to fight cancer. While most of the tests fail, a few have amazing results. In fact, some show better results than chemotherapy.Let’s face it, chemo is very painful and also kills healthy cells in the body. In fact, it’s believed to cause death in most cancer patients.The study I’m about to share with you proved that it’s possible to prevent and treat cancer without experiencing pain and harming healthy cells. Canadian researchers found that dandelions

    Jan 19

    A Natural Scorched Earth Solution for Cancer: This Plant Kills Most Cancer Cells in 48 Hours
  • This Amazing Superfood Will Fight Disease and Strengthen Your Body

    Without a doubt are one of the most underrated foods on the planet. They are best known as the principle ingredient in the popular Spanish drink “Horchata” ( Tigernut milk). Known as “Chufa” and “Yellow Nut Grass” , this tuber (similar to a potato) often grows near the banks of rivers, streams and lakes. Tigernuts are rich in proteins, amino acids, saturated fats, vitamins C and E and minerals such as phosphorous, potassium, calcium and iron.These vital vitamins and minerals give the

    Dec 29

    This Amazing Superfood Will Fight Disease and Strengthen Your Body
  • THE RELIGION OF THE PAGAN ANGLO-SAXONS AND VIKINGS

    Introduction It is difficult to say with any precision what the pagan Anglo-Saxons and Vikings believed during this period. This is due to the lack of contemporary written material. Many people are now familiar with the gods and goddesses of Scandinavian mythology. These stories were only written down in the 12th century in Iceland when the worship of gods such as Odin and Thor had virtually died out. The stories have probably been altered by the Christian writers to suit their viewpoint, and

    Oct 7

    THE RELIGION OF THE PAGAN ANGLO-SAXONS AND VIKINGS