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October 26, 2015
house from the world house project and kids playing around

One Luxury Home for One Slum Shack

Approximately 863 million people in the world (that’s almost a billion) have made their homes in slum conditions in 2014, according to UN-Habitat. Hundreds of millions are living in or near to garbage dumps. These dumps provide food for families, and also some small source of income as they can […]
October 15, 2015
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Can anyone be a Psychic?

Psychics and other para-abnormal specialists need not fear Researchers at the University of Washington are conducting some interesting experiments to answer the question of whether we can read each others’ minds. Unlike the psychic who is either in the room with you or on the telephone/Skype, these “mind readers” were […]
October 7, 2015
Homeless near garbage container with food box

A New Twist on “Take-Out” Means Fresh Food for Spain’s Homeless and Poor

We have all seen the images, in person or in the media, of homeless, unemployed and poor citizens cruising the dumpsters looking for something to eat. Spain is no exception when it comes to this sort of daily tragedy, but one socially conscious entrepreneur came up with a brilliant idea—a […]
October 6, 2015

Music Therapy—a Beacon of Hope for Autistics

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately one out of 68 children have been identified as suffering from some form of autism spectrum disorder. Cases vary from mild and highly functioning to severe and debilitating. Autism presents two main characteristics: (1) repetitive and limited patterns of behavior […]