Our Strength Lies in Our Humanity

Everything is Connected

There are times in our lives when it’s easy to forget how connected everything is. Times when life gets a little too tough and stressful and we end up paying more attention to our own well being in a way that disregards the cost and the consequences to the world out there; the people, the environment and everything else that’s a part of it. We find ourselves being selfish – not because we want to be but because circumstances force us to be.

That’s how the world got into the state that it’s in now. Here’s a neat 20 minute video that explains it all.

On this website I’ll be exploring and adding videos and articles that help to expand and explain the rich and diverse complexity of the world we live in – complex but not complicated.


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Marshall Scholar Katie O’Nell investigates how the brain resolves complicated questions involving morality and generosity.

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NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events

This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country.

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NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events

This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country.

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NASA Hosts University Students to Discuss Future of Space Exploration

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Nicotine replacement: when quitting cigarettes, consider using more nicotine, not less

A recent Cochrane review came to a surprising conclusion.

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The quest to save the banana from extinction

Scientists are in a race to genetically engineer a new plant resistant to a devastating disease that is threatening to wipe out the banana.

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Customized mix of materials for three-dimensional micro- and nanostructures

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Research details sticky situations at the nanoscale

Providence RI (SPX) Feb 08, 2019 Brown University researchers have made a discovery about the way things stick together at tiny scales that could be…

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Rice lab adds porous envelope to aluminum plasmonics

Houston TX (SPX) Feb 11, 2019 When Rice University chemist and engineer Hossein Robatjazi set out to marry a molecular sieve called MOF to a…

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Northrop Grumman Heads to Space Station with New NASA Science, Cargo

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New CO₂ capture technology is not the magic bullet against climate change

Carbon Engineering’s clever harnessing of high-school chemistry is just a small step on the path to negative emissions.

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New CO₂ capture technology is not the magic bullet against climate change

Carbon Engineering’s clever harnessing of high-school chemistry is just a small step on the path to negative emissions.

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