Monthly Archives: January 2014

Film: Queen of the Sun (Bees)

What Are the Bees Telling Us? Produced by Jon Betz, directed by Taggart Siegel Review by Abigail Lewis If you’ve been thinking our biggest environmental problem is global warming, this provocative film directed by Taggart Siegel (The Real Dirt on Farmer John) will set your brain buzzing. While we’ve all being hearing about “colony collapse” […]

A Good Water Filter

Pure water is rare to find, but an efficient filter can get you closer to what nature intended By Darryl Cobb It’s no secret that there are contaminants in tap water, so to what lengths do we need to go to have safe, clean water? The Environmental Protection Agency lists six categories of contaminants that […]

Film: Dreaming Heaven

Directed by Dana Walden and Straw Weisman Dreaming Heaven follows the real-life journey of a group of people through a matrix of temples and plazas in the Mexican ruins of Teotihuacán. Their tumultuous physical, spiritual and emotional path—narrated in the film by Mila Maren as the Angel of Death—opens them to a whole new world. […]

Brain Flush, or Reason #1,362 to Get to Bed Earlier

By Tracy Chait In one of the cooler studies to come along in a while, scientists discovered that the actual space between brain cells increases while you sleep, making way for some amazing goo-like stuff (ok, it’s called cerebrospinal fluid) to flush out toxins while you sleep. But there’s a catch—that “while you sleep” part. […]

From Darkness to Light

Transform tough times into a life change By Mark Bowness Crash. Bang. Reality. As I woke up, a dark misty haze was swirling around my mind. The moment that I recognized that I was in a hospital bed, the events of the past 24 hours came flooding through my mind. I had tried to take […]