Kimmy Sophia Brown

Help the World

This section came from The Significato Journal, which was a joint effort between my husband, Peter, and me. The content is too good to abandon, so we've brought it over to my website. I may or may not update it. We'll see!

It highlights issues that need to be resolved and projects that need help.

Israeli Scientists May Have Found a Cure for Cancer
A small team of Israeli scientists think they might have found the first complete cure for cancer. "We believe we will offer in a year's time a complete cure for cancer," said Dan Aridor . . . more
Winter Solstice
~ Here is a link that shares the meaning of the Winter Solstice ~
The shortest day of the year has been a time of reflection and celebration throughout human history. Please visit this link to learn about some of the traditions... more
Saint Nicholas
~ A timeline of the genesis of the Saint Nicholas story, traditions and history linked from American Minute by Bill Federer ~
Follow the link for historian Bill Federer's highlights of the facts and myths behind the person St Nicholas... more
Native Plants
Permaculture advocate, teacher, and author of "Gaia's Garden", Toby Hemenway, speaks about Native Plants
I was blown away when I read Toby Hemenway's seminal book, "Gaia's Garden". It is a textbook on permaculture gardening techniques, that in some sections reads like poetry. more
Mushroom Suit After You Die
Jae Rhim Lee discusses her design for a mushroom burial suit. There are countless plastics, pesticides, BPA toxins, and other impurities that are in our bodies when we die. For folks interested in a green burial, more
Mary Reynolds Introduces "The Garden Awakening"
Renowned gardener, Mary Reynolds, shares her insights about what she calls "forest gardening," drawing on the ancient wisdom of her Irish ancestors.
Mary Reynolds was the youngest person to win the gold medal for the 2002 Chelsea Flower Shower in England. more
The World Needs Nature Commodes
Feel like a kitty cat in a good way!
The wave of the future that will end the stinky blue liquid porta-potty experience! more
Remarkable Scientific Advances in 2017
New scientific advances in 2017 are beyond science fiction. more
Ai Weiwei's Lego Portraits of Freedom Activists
Unique art exhibit featured at Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, DC
“They lost their freedom because they love freedom. They love freedom for other people and they love freedom for their nation.” more
William and Michael Vanquish the Abominable Snow Mountains
Local boys help the world by serving their community!
The onset of heavy snow in deep Maine winter can be compared to that thing people say about a woman having a baby – that you forget what it’s like until it happens again. more