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Mutated Milk?
July 29, 2009 – 12:15 am | 9 Comments
Mutated Milk?

Does the majority of milk produced in the Western world contain a chance mutation that causes a host of diseases? The jury is still out, but the businesspeople are certainly in.

The Search for Dark Energy and Dark Matter
July 14, 2009 – 11:48 pm | 2 Comments
The Search for Dark Energy and Dark Matter

In this follow up to the article “Dark Matter Anyone?” Patricia Burchat provides an easy-to-understand explanation of what dark matter and dark energy are (or, more accurately, what they might be).

The Future of Agriculture
July 5, 2009 – 11:43 pm | One Comment
The Future of Agriculture

View part 2 here.

Energy from Cow Manure…and Milk
June 19, 2009 – 11:03 pm | One Comment
Energy from Cow Manure…and Milk

Methane digesters have become old news. New technology allows dairies to get energy from dung and whey and then recycle the byproducts again to create a completely closed circuit system.

Are Gaudiyas Liberal or Conservative?
June 10, 2009 – 3:39 am | 32 Comments

Does moral psychology culminate in the teachings of Eastern spiritual traditions? According to psychologist Jonathan Haidt that just might be the case.

Eco Village in Nepal
May 29, 2009 – 12:04 am | One Comment

cal-earth_eco-domeThis video shows how CalEarth used a little technology and a lot of sustainability to support 80 poor Nepalese children.

Raw Milk Controversy, Ch. 2
May 25, 2009 – 4:37 pm | No Comment
Towards Self-Sufficiency
May 24, 2009 – 5:26 pm | No Comment
Towards Self-Sufficiency

A video about the pioneering stages of establishing a self-sufficient Hindu monastery at Madhuvana in Costa Rica.

Stroke of Enlightenment?
May 8, 2009 – 3:58 pm | One Comment