January 16, 2015 by Jeff Roberts “My mind was trapped inside a useless body, my arms and legs weren’t mine to control, and my voice was mute. I couldn’t make a sign or a sound to let anyone know I’d become aware again. I was invisible – the ghost boy.” -Martin Pistorious Martin Pistorious had […]

Forget to make a New Year resolution? Already having trouble sticking to the one you already made? It’s not to late to make a resolution – one that you will actually keep. Here is a tip: start small. Some resolutions, such as training for a marathon or going 100% sugar-free, can be daunting. This often […]

Stress from the presence of strangers prevents empathy, in both mice and humans The ability to express empathy — the capacity to share and feel another’s emotions — is limited by the stress of being around strangers, according to a new study published today in the journalCurrent Biology. “President Barack Obama has described an ’empathy […]

16th December 2014 With Ben Swann Guest Contributor for Wake Up World Independent investigative journalist Ben Swann discusses the root of America’s current problem with the militarization of police. “The militarization of America’s police forces has captured the nation’s attention, largely because of Ferguson, Missouri,” said Swann. “But what mainstream media has not told you, is how police forces […]