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Mobile Apps for Social Good

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By Terrah Baker Technology seems to have a lot of downfalls — E-waste, toxic conditions for laborers, rising prices — but if we learn to take advantage of the technology, we can help make the world a better place. Here’s a compilation of mobile apps — with the help of EarthTalk and Mashable, a culturally…

Six-Month Lay Away

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By Amy Alkon For my New Year’s resolution, I committed to not having sex for the first six months of the year and then another six months from whenever I start dating someone. I’ve never been good at waiting. In fact, the longest I have ever waited is a month and the shortest (and perhaps…

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Live Music

THURSDAY, April 10 Chelsea’s, Eureka Springs: 9 p.m., Bloody Ol’ Mule & the Poorhouse Millionaires Club Push, Fayetteville: 9 p.m., Karaoke; 10 p.m., EDM with local DJs George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville: The Mallett Brothers, Josh Abbott JJ’s Grill, Fayetteville: 6 p.m., Jeff Fox JJ’s Grill, Rogers: 6 p.m., Jon Dooly Jose’s, Fayetteville: 10 p.m., DJs…

Aries Solar Festival, Full Moon, Lunar Eclipse

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Restoration & Resurrection By Risas D’Angeles Sunday is Palm Sunday. Symbolizing victory and triumph, paradise, sacrifice and martyrdom, the Pisces World Teacher entered Jerusalem (City of Peace) on a donkey (signifying humility). In ancient art Christ is portrayed in heaven amidst palm trees (date palm). We are preparing for Wednesday’s total lunar eclipse (something in…

Climate Change Consensus: Fact or Belief?

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Making Ripples

I don’t believe in climate change. That’s because science, unlike religion, does not require faith in something with a lack of hard evidence. Nobody can “believe” in science, but we can acknowledge facts that are represented by peer-reviewed scientific literature that has withstood the scientific process and emerged with a low degree of uncertainty and…

Bottle Rocket Gallery Hosts Participatory Painting

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Bottle Rocket Index

Staff Report In April, Bottle Rocket Gallery will sponsor two art events in Fayetteville. On April 18, a performance/installation by Quintin Rivera Toro will be presented at the gallery in Fayetteville, starting at 7 p.m. The second event is a participatory painting directed by Teresa Albor, and will take place at Nightbird Books, 205 W….

Experiencing God

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There are many ways to “experience God,” said local yoga instructor and spiritual teacher, Matthew Gibbons. He wouldn’t call himself a teacher, as he rejects most labels, even during his seven years as a Pentecostal minister. While he, personally, still “experiences God” through Jesus Christ, he now accepts and respects many forms of religion and…

The Smell of Dying Democracy in Fascist America

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By Abel Tomlinson Do you have a nose? Those with informed noses can smell what our rulers are cooking in the political kitchen of America. What are we having for dinner today? Thanks to the Supreme Court’s recent rulings, it most certainly is not a Thanksgiving feast of wholesome democracy pie. Our political masters are…

Take Back Your Power, Human!

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Truths From TerrahIndex

By Terrah Baker There are a lot of problems and corruption in the world. Duh!, right? During a recent conversation with a social worker, describing the human evils that permeate all facets of our society, she asked: “What is the solution?” My immediate response, after years of contemplation of the same question, was knowledge. When…

The Fastidious And The Furious

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By Amy Alkon My boyfriend of nine years is extremely messy, while I prefer things tidy and clean. Cajoling, asking, and flat-out begging him for consideration and help on this hasn’t worked, nor have tactics like establishing certain areas for clutter. He contends I’m too picky about how he cleans. He says this started when…