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Free Play Shapes Your Child’s Brain (in a good way!)

More and more research is showing that free play is critical to a child's developing brain. More free play might even help your kid get better grades in school. Here in the U.S., school curricula t…

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Developers Destroy NY Community Garden

Founded in the 1980s, Coney Island's Boardwalk Garden was a beloved spot for community members, who made use of the site to grow a profuse array of vegetables, raise chickens, and even house ca…

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Do Energy-Saving Homes Really Use ‘More Energy’?

Researchers Robert Crawford and André Stephan have just released a case study examining Passive House architecture and design, and in their conclusion, they suggest that: "if you consider the whole …

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5 Ways to Achieve the Power of Human Intuition

Do you sometimes get feelings about people’s character or emotional state? If so, you are part of a growing number of individuals whose intuitive abilities are opening up at this time. Humans ar…

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Is Redshirting the Essential Undoing of Your Child’s Development?

Admittedly this is not the first time I have written about “redshirting”, the practice holding kindergarten-age children back for a year as an attempt to give them a leg up on peers. But considering 1…

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Great post thanks for sharing this.

Very interesting article! There's so much about the brain that scientists still don't know about! …