Audible Change

Feb 15, 2013 by

Life can be complicated. You know it. I know it. Complications can create obstacles and obstacles can get in the way of fixing what...

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School on wheels brings classe...

Apr 22, 2012 by

HYDERABAD, India — On a hot afternoon, a bright orange bus drives into a slum area of the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, parking...

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Hungry For Change

Mar 28, 2012 by

I’m a life-long carb-o-holic.  As a child, our house usually had home-baked cakes, cookies or pies hanging around.  Homemade...

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A Nutritional Clue Offers Hope...

Feb 7, 2012 by

It’s not often enough that we get to report some good news about suicide and the military — for months now, the numbers...

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Forget about resolutions. Inst...

Jan 18, 2012 by

I’m not a big fan of New Year’s Resolutions. It seems to me that besides being notoriously hard to keep — there’s a lot of negative...

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Most Vertebrates — Inclu...

Dec 4, 2011 by

From ScienceDaily People experience the world through five senses but sharks, paddlefishes and certain other aquatic vertebrates have...

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Got the Rainy Day Blues?

Nov 28, 2011 by

I was standing in a shop looking out the window at the rain, the other day, when a man commented that it was awful when it was...

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The Brain Collector

Nov 3, 2011 by

Why do we forget so much of what happens to us every day? One neuroscientist at UC San Diego’s Brain Observatory is studying...

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Pike’s Peak: Promises, P...

Oct 15, 2011 by

Here are a few photos from my hike up the Barr Trail to Barr Camp, which is 6.5 miles and 3,800 vertical feet, or a little better...

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Cynicism is a cinch

Jun 29, 2011 by

I have come to a realization. Cynicism is a cinch! Perhaps you know some people who are true masters of cynicism. Let me help you...

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The Shortcut

May 18, 2011 by

We all have to pull our thoughts together sometimes. We have to wander in our heads to find the correct road to the destination...

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Messages From Beyond? 9/11 Fam...

Apr 20, 2011 by

by GEOFF MARTZ and LAUREN PUTRINO The first time Lisa O’Brien knew something bizarre was happening was when she found her...

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The science of empathy

Mar 30, 2011 by

By Professor Simon Baron-Cohen for The Guardian When I was seven years old, my father told me the Nazis had turned Jews into...

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Quantum Pigeon: There’s No Pla...

Mar 30, 2011 by

In New York City, we tend to think (affectionately) of pigeons as kind of dirty, irritating birds—-but no one can deny that they can...

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First You Learn to Tie Your Sh...

Mar 23, 2011 by

http://www.momentscount.com/Audio_Podcast/2010/TieYourShoes.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:03 —...

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Mind and Brain A New Tool for ...

Mar 16, 2011 by

By Jesse Prinz for Scientific American Did you ever get the giggles during a religious service or some other serious occasion? Did...

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How To Be Organized: Set your ...

Mar 9, 2011 by

When you wake up in the morning and every blessed to-do on your to-do list is crying out “Pay attention to me first!” how...

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Words have power

Mar 9, 2011 by

Words have power. In my line of work, I constantly see the positive and negative impact of words on the psyche. Words build. Words...

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New Year, New You

Dec 16, 2010 by

As we are about to enter the second decade of the 21st century (where did the FIRST one go????), it is good to get a little...

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A Personal Haunting

Oct 27, 2010 by

http://www.momentscount.com/Audio_Podcast/2010/APersonalHaunting.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:57 —...

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Within The Mind’s Eye: A...

Oct 6, 2010 by

http://momentscount.com/Audio_Podcast/David-Grand-on-Brainspotting.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:58 —...

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What Ants Know

Sep 29, 2010 by

For every single human being on the planet, there are at least 1.5 million ants. That basically means that the total mass of all the...

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There’s no there there

Sep 22, 2010 by

Science has come to an indisputable conclusion: Everything we perceive through our senses as external stuff, or matter, like the...

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Audie Murphy on Getting Over C...

Sep 18, 2010 by

Audie Murphy, in his day, was the most decorated American soldier from World War II, winning the Medal of Honor, among 27 others. He...

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