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Day: October 22, 2019

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Austin’s homeless are being paid $15 an hour to clean up the city

You can now support EIC on PATREON Homelessness and unemployment goes hand in hand. Without a permanent address it’s almost impossible to find employment and for those living rough it’s often difficult to look presentable enough to be given an opportunity. In the United States, an estimated 553,000 people were homeless of which 194,000 had …

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A bees-eye view: How insects see flowers very differently to us

You can now support EIC on PATREON When a garden is in full bloom they may display just about every color of the rainbow visible to the human eye. However, flowers need to attract pollinating insects whose eyes are very different from ours. Many insects, including bees, see a broader spectrum of light, including ultraviolet …

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Unusual Friendship Between Wolf And Bear Documented By Finnish Photographer

Finnish wildlife photographer Lassi Rautiainen has decades of experience and knowledge of the wildlife in his country. Even so, he was very surprised when he came across a very unusual couple in the wilderness, a wild bear and a wolf seemingly enjoying each other’s company.  Rautiainen managed to capture the pair on film. “It’s very unusual to …

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Chicago Introduces Resolution to Decriminalize Psychedelic Plants

On Friday, the City of Chicago largest US city to decriminalize psychedelic plants and fungi, following the cities of Denver and Oakland which took similar action earlier this year. With a unanimous vote (50/0), members of Chicago’s Committee on Health and Human Relations passed “A Resolution supporting Entheogenic Plant practice, declaring that the investigation and arrest …

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