MastersConnection 2020
Issue 430 In This Issue May 23rd, 2015

Editors Corner

Did you know that there is a place in the U.S. where mobile phones are banned? Actually, just about anything that sends out an electromagnetic signal is pretty much banned. It's called the National Radio Quiet Zone and consists of 13,000 square miles of radio silence. Click here

On a different subject, you've most likely heard the expression "It's just like riding a bike", meaning that once you learn how to do something, you'll remember that for the rest of your life. One man put this idea to the test with what he calls the Backwards Brain Bicycle. Click here

Speaking of the brain, did you know that a lot of different plastic products, as well as some household products contain phthalates that can impact human health, especially children's brains? Click here

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Secret Garden: An Invisible Bouquet of Vibrations!
Plants Respond to Music
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Plants respond to music, growing better while listening to classical music, but how does sound change the physicality of the plant?

In the book, The Secret Life of Plants, researchers hooked plants to machines resembling lie detectors, which revealed their response to threatening behavior. Wow! Plants possess an awareness of their wellbeing and surroundings. Even more startling, the plants showed a response to their owner’s well-being, even if the owners were across the country. This seems like quantum entanglement (when two energies link on the quantum level, and effect another, even at long distances). Maybe the plants’ have emotions and care about their owners?

If this idea is not delightful enough, researchers display plants “singing.” The plant’s tiny vibrations are too soft for us to hear, but may account for why we feel uplifted in a botanical garden or calm down in nature. Unconsciously these “plant songs” lull us into harmony and a sense of wellbeing.

People have hooked electrodes to plants’ leaves and roots, and then connected them to musical instruments, producing fairy-like music: a new genre? A Mexican, named Aerial Guzik, hooked cacti to lutes and used their tiny these energetic impulses to create strangely beautiful music. Another experiment at Dananhur in Italy showed plants connected to electronic instruments, producing exquisite music. You can listen to this concert at the You Tube video.

Ancient stories of Atlantis suggest that highly psychic people telepathically “tuned” into the vibrations of the plants, asking the plants what they needed for optimal growth. According to legends in Central America, this “inside information” improved crop growth. The stories suggest that plants possess intelligence and consciousness.

The Kairos Institute of Sound Healing in New Mexico tested if sound vibrations enhanced crop growth. They played tuning forks and hand chimes over seedlings. The forks were tuned to the frequency made by Mars and Venus moving in their orbits and other frequencies found in space (raised octaves into hearing range). Their findings showed that sound vibrations improved seed germination, quantity and quality of produce, longevity of production, pollination, and plant size. The author has created heavenly music full of star tones, offering this technique to humans!

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Health Watch

What Are Plastics Doing to Our Children’s Brains?
Plastic isn’t just bad for the environment. A group of chemicals added to plastic can impact human health…especially children’s brains. They’re called phthalates. Phthalates are found in hundreds of plastic products like rubber duckies, beach balls, plastic raincoats, plastic food containers (including the prepackaged foods in markets). They act as carriers for fragrances in products like laundry detergents, fabric softeners, soaps and shampoos as well as your favorite cologne or perfume. Phthalates are also in cosmetics. They keep your mascara from running, stop your nail polish from chipping and help perfume linger. Scientists have shown that they’re a probable human carcinogen as well as endocrine disruptors—gender-bender chemicals that make girls develop earlier and reduce testosterone levels in boys. They affect behavior too. One study from Environmental Health Perspectives found that prenatal exposure to phthalates caused an increase in ADHD behavior in children aged 4-9. Health Care Without Harm, an umbrella organization of dozens of environmental and health groups, lab-tested 72 cosmetics by major brands such as Revlon, Calvin Klein, Christian Dior and Procter & Gamble and found phthalates in 52 of their products. The cosmetics companies insist that the small amounts they use are completely harmless.

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Weather Watch

Continuous heavy rain ends drought in Texas and Oklahoma
Much of the high plains and south central regions of the continental United States have been unusually dry for some time. In particular, parts of Texas and Oklahoma have been in a drought for nearly five years until April and May 2015 when the weather changed to the other extreme. Large swaths of Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Lousiana have been soaked by as much as 500 mm (20 inches) of rainfall in the past 30 days, NASA's Earth Observatory reports.
Some meteorologists point to a southerly bend in the jet stream over the American West, driving air masses with lift and turbulence into Gulf of Mexico moisture and producing heavy rainstorms. Other weather watchers are suggesting connections to El Niño, though it is hard to directly attribute short-term weather events to larger climate patterns without the perspective of time and data analysis.
Several cities are approaching their wettest May on record even though the month has ten days to go. Fort Smith, Arkansas, has already set a new record with 351.79 mm (13.85 inches) of rain in May. Oklahoma City, with 353.06 mm (13.90 inches), was approaching records for May and for any month on record.

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In The News

HSBC to charge for holding deposits
HSBC Plc. will start charging clients for deposits in a basket of European currencies. The lender has told other banks about its plan to charge them for deposits in euros, Swiss francs, Danish krone and Swedish krona — all currencies of countries that have negative interest rates, the Financial Times reported Wednesday. The decision, which underlies industry-wide efforts to protect profit margins, will affect the bank’s clients in Hong Kong, Britain and Germany starting this summer and follows similar moves by Swiss, German and Nordic banks. It will not affect deposits by individual or corporate customers. “HSBC charges banks for deposits they hold with us in currencies where negative interest rates apply,” the British lender said in a statement. “Banks affected have been notified and we continue to monitor the situation.” The unusual step comes after the European Central Bank became the first big central bank to announce a negative deposit rate, in effect a penalty on banks parking their surplus cash, last year. Central banks in Sweden, Denmark and Switzerland have also imposed negative policy rates of between minus 0.25 per cent and minus 0.75 per cent as they battle deflation and currency pressures.

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The Quiet Zone
Where mobile phones are banned

Anyone driving west from Washington DC towards the Allegheny Mountains will arrive before long in a vast area without mobile phone signals. This is the National Radio Quiet Zone - 13,000 square miles (34,000 sq km) of radio silence. What is it for and how long will it survive? As we drive into the Allegheny Mountains the car radio fades to static. I glance at my mobile phone but the signal has disappeared. Ahead of us a dazzling white saucer looms above the wooded terrain of West Virginia, getting bigger and bigger with every mile. It's the planet's largest land-based movable object - the Robert C Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT) - 2.3 acres in surface area, and taller than the Statue of Liberty. But it needs electrical peace and quiet to do its job. The Quiet Zone, established in 1958, protects it from interference - and also the National Security Agency's main listening post at Sugar Grove nearby. The GBT is highly sensitive and can detect radio waves emitted milliseconds after the birth of the universe. But when a signal has travelled so far, from so long ago, it can easily be drowned out. "The telescope has the sensitivity equivalent to a billionth of a billionth of a millionth of a watt… the energy given off by a single snowflake hitting the ground," says business manager Mike Holstine. "Anything man-made would overwhelm that signal."

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RSE Newsletter

“WALK yourself out of a bad mood.”:
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“Paralyzed man uses his mind to control robotic arm” – Ramtha: “Your Thoughts Matter… Literally”:
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“The Cure for Brain Diseases Is in Your Gut” added to #Ramtha on the brain/gut connection (scroll to April 28):
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“California land mass sinking at record rate as farmers desperately drill new wells to use up ground water” (May 13):
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Community Calendar

We do love to hear from you especially about community events that you think our readers ought to know about. So, thanks and keep the info flowing.

May 29th, 5pm to 8pm: Spring Art Festival at The Phoenix Rising School
This is to show off the children's work with little art exhibits and kids' demonstrations. The event will also be an Open House to show off our wonderful school and to invite more families to enroll their children. There will be food, drinks, music, activities, a raffle, and more. We already have several people signed up as vendors to sell their goods and services, if you know others please have them get in touch with Nazila or Jan at 360 446 1500. Click here for more

Something Worth Knowing

Corruption is Legal in America

If You Don’t Have a Rain Barrel, You’re Losing Water and Money
Rain barrels have been popping up all over my neighborhood lately. I live in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C., and water is expensive here. It can also be scarce in the summer, especially in the hot months of July and August, when flowers are in full bloom and trees and bushes are supposed to be growing. None of that happens if the plants don’t get enough water. In fact, I’ve had a lot of vegetables, azaleas, hydrangeas and even hundred-year-old oak trees die for lack of moisture. We’ve turned to rain barrels as a free way to collect water, reduce our water bill, and minimize run-off. A rain barrel is a big barrel, usually a 55 gallon drum made from heavy duty plastic or wood, that collects and stores rainwater from a roof. The barrel is attached to a gutter that drains water off a roof. A lid keeps mosquitoes and debris out. A hose connects to the bottom of the barrel to make it easy to drain the water out. You can install a rain barrel at each corner of your house, a garage, a shed, a barn, or any other structure with a roof. The U.S. EPA says rain barrels can save most homeowners about 1,300 gallons of water during the peak summer months. Lawn and garden watering make up nearly 40% of total household water use during the summer, so using a rain barrel to get water for free is pretty much a no-brainer.

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Two Easy-to-Make Probiotic Drinks That Heal the Gut
As I’ve recently written an article, How to Turn Milk Into Healthy Probiotic Medicine, that discussed the body’s need for beneficial bacteria in order to maintain healthy gut flora. Yogurt is probably the most popular probiotic rich food, although making it at home does require precision and time. To add to the options of making yogurt or kefir, there are other probiotic recipes that are a bit simpler and do not require the use of dairy. This article will focus on two of my favorite probiotic drinks: kvass and Kombucha. Both have origins in Eastern Europe and Asia, are a simple to make, and are a low-calorie way to increase your daily probiotic intake. Even if you don’t have time to prepare some of the more complicated probiotic foods, such as sauerkraut or pickles, or if you don’t want to consume dairy, you might find that preparing these two probiotic drinks is extremely easy and offers a great alternative to the more complicated recipes or expensive supplements.

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Something to Contemplate

The Backwards Brain Bicycle

Triad Theater
Calendar of Events

May 24th @ 4pm & May 25th @ 6pm: Simon Parkes Speaks to Yelm Video Presentation
Tell Your Friends! Asking minimum of $10 at door to help defray costs of editing etc...

June 6th @ 7pm: In Concert! "LKMY"
Top local artists DEBUT PERFORMANCE!

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Spring Art Festival at The Phoenix Rising School to show off the children's work with little art exhibits and kids' demonstrations. The event will also be an Open House to show off our wonderful school and to invite more families to enroll their children.

The date for this is Friday, May 29th, 5:00 to 8:00 PM. There will be food, drinks, music, activities, a raffle, and more. We already have several people signed up as vendors to sell their goods and services, if you know others please have them get in touch with Nazila or Jan at 360 446 1500.

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