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Sgt Peppers Gypsy Caravan

Special Preview Announcement : Coming Soon Exclusive ! The Sgt Peppers Gypsy Caravan, owned by John Lennon and presented to his young son Julian upon the launch of the legendary Sgt Peppers album in 1967, needs your help. Missing for nearly 50 years, the caravan is about to start making headline news as the campaign to have the vehicle restored is soon to be launched. The restorers of the caravan, Peacing Together, are calling out to all true Beatles fans to help bring back to life this iconic piece of Beatles history. Beatles Story and Cavern Club fans are being …Continue reading »

Meditation Transforms Roughest San Francisco Schools

Barry Zito, David Lynch, Russell Brand meditate with students during Quiet Time at Burton High. At first glance, Quiet Time – a stress reduction strategy used in several San Francisco middle and high schools, as well as in scattered schools around the Bay Area – looks like something out of the om-chanting 1960s. Twice daily, a gong sounds in the classroom and rowdy adolescents, who normally can’t sit still for 10 seconds, shut their eyes and try to clear their minds. This practice – meditation rebranded – deserves serious attention from parents and policymakers.  An impressive array of studies shows …Continue reading »

A Doctor’s Advice For Inner Happiness

A Happy Brain This is the story of how Broody, a very unhappy brain, became very happy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZZ0zpUQhBQ

Nature’s Hero Single Handedly Creates 1,360 Wildlife Sanctuary

Jadav Payeng, an Indian man,  single-handedly plants a 1,360-acre forest and turned a barren sandbar in northern India into a lush new forest ecosystem. A little more than 30 years ago, a teenager named Jadav “Molai” Payeng began burying seeds along a barren sandbar near his birthplace in northern India’s Assam region to grow a refuge for wildlife. Not long after, he decided to dedicate his life to this endeavor, so he moved to the site so he could work full-time creating a lush new forest ecosystem. Incredibly, the spot today hosts a sprawling 1,360 acres of jungle that Payeng …Continue reading »

The Repair Cafe

  It says something about where we’ve come as a society that the simple act of fixing something that’s broken is considered a revolutionary act. Yet here we are. It’s cheaper and easier to buy a new toaster, lamp, printer, or chair than it is to mend the one you have when it breaks — never mind that you may already be jonesing for an upgrade. For 80 years or so, planned obsolescence has been the dirty little engine that drives our consumer economy. Today the members of a nascent fixer movement say it’s been long enough. In 2010 in …Continue reading »