Sam Evans

The island that banned fishing…

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Fisherman on the tiny Oceania island nation of Palau use the word “bul”, which literally means “prohibition”, but there’s a deeper meaning. It’s the prohibition of fishing for the benefit of your children, to think about tomorrow, and the years to come. …

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The astrologer who may have helped end the Cold War…

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When scandal left Ronald Reagan’s presidency in jeopardy during in the mid-1980s it fell to his wife and first lady Nancy to take a “decisive role in imposing new leadership around him”, herself taking a lead role. And she was being guided by the Universe…

Her high-profile astrologer Joan Quigley…

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How music influence’s our emotions…

You know that rush of emotion when “that song” comes on? Scientists don’t actually know exactly why this happens. But, recent research from McGill University in Montreal offers us some clues.

The study used magnetic imaging to scan participants brains while they listened to pleasurable music. The results showed that…

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Sam Evans

Sam Evans

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