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Splash! A Swimming Pool for Peace

Water is the source of life. It is a versatile solvent, conducts electricity, can be a solid, a liquid, or a gas. If water did not evaporate, we would not have clouds, rain, plants or, for that matter, any living thing. Covering more than 70 percent of the earth, this magnificent element is the most abundant substance on the surface of the planet. [ … ]

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The Alchemy of Language

There is real evidence that learning a language improves our cognitive abilities, promotes intelligence, improves memory, as well as problem solving and attention skills — all simultaneously (according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages), and may even help prevent age-related brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia. [ … ]

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Human Consciousness and the Global Brain

Do you ever get the feeling that life is moving a little faster with each passing day? That there’s more going on and less time to catch up with it all? You’re probably not alone. The pace of communication, transportation, and even the changes to our physical environment seems to be accelerating [ … ]