Xanax made with GMOs, allergens and artificial coloring chemicals

  by: Aurora Geib Just like nearly every other drug, the anti-anxiety drug Xanax contains fillers and additives that are listed as “inactive” ingredients, but which actually can pose significant health risks. The only way to avoid ingesting those potentially dangerous chemicals and compounds is to avoid taking the medications. But does that mean you have to suffer with anxiety and panic disorder? Not at all. There’s an alternative treatment which can be just as effective as Xanax, but which has none of the potential side effects and risks associated with the drug and its active and inactive ingredients. First, … Continue reading Xanax made with GMOs, allergens and artificial coloring chemicals

En Australie et aux Etats-Unis, des moutons torturés pour produire de la laine

par Audrey Garric Des employés qui assènent des coups de poing à la face de moutons terrifiés, les frappent avec des tondeuses électriques et un marteau, leur entaillent la chair, les piétinent ou leur plient le cou au point de le briser. Des animaux en sang, d’autres qui meurent. Voilà ce que révèlent des vidéos à la fois très violentes et choquantes, publiées mercredi 9 juillet par l’association de défense des droits des animaux PETA (People for ethical traitment of animals), à l’issue d’une vaste enquête sur la production de laine en Australie et aux Etats-Unis. Pendant plus d’un an, … Continue reading En Australie et aux Etats-Unis, des moutons torturés pour produire de la laine

How to choose?

Illustration by Tim McDonagh When your reasons are worse than useless, sometimes the most rational choice is a random stab in the dark by Michael Schulson (Michael Schulson is an American freelance writer. His work has appeared in Religion Dispatches, The Daily Beast, and Religion and Politics, among others. He lives in Durham, North Carolina.) We could start with birds, or we could start with Greeks. Each option has advantages.Let’s flip a coin. Heads and it’s the Greeks, tails and it’s the birds. Tails. In the 1970s, a young American anthropologist named Michael Dove set out for Indonesia, intending to … Continue reading How to choose?

Is Australia drying out because of global warming? Emissions are behind the country’s droughts, claim computer models

Scientists showed that the decline in rainfall is largely a response to man-made increases in emissions. Pictured are changes in fall-winter rainfall from observations (top panel) as compared to model simulation of the past century (middle panel), and a model projection of the middle of the 21st century   . Model simulated weather in Australia for man-made and natural causes . They found rainfall changes were caused by increases in human emissions . Droughts are predicted to get much worse with a further 40 per cent decrease in rainfall in southwest Australia by the end of the century By Ellie … Continue reading Is Australia drying out because of global warming? Emissions are behind the country’s droughts, claim computer models

Is the internet turning into BIG BROTHER? Everything we read, watch and buy online will be controlled by government by 2025, claim experts

In 1984, Winston Smith is told to control the flow of opinion using the government’s language Newspeak (still from the 1984 Michael Radford film adaption is pictured). Experts feel this is already happening, in places such as North Korea, and predict that, by 2025, it will become more common place, and spread across the west too . More than 1,400 experts, including analysts and professors were surveyed . Findings are detailed in The Net Threats report from Pew Research Centre . Each expert was asked to explain the main threats facing the web by 2025 . Report details a system … Continue reading Is the internet turning into BIG BROTHER? Everything we read, watch and buy online will be controlled by government by 2025, claim experts

BAYER Steps Up Deadly GMO Arms Race

by Peak Crackers – Jul 13, 2014 0 54 by Peak Crackers Spread some KEYCODE BAYER 588 on your “I wonder bread” freaks! ( pukes …MPC ) BAYER is launching GM Soy Usage of toxic pesticides continues to increase / “high meat consumption contributes to pesticide poisoning” Bayer CropScience has launched a new soy product range. The corporation has started selling glyphosate and glufosinate resistant GMO soy seed under the brand name Credenz. Other varieties which have added resistance against so called HPPD herbicides are to follow at a later date. Dirk Zimmermann of Greenpeace criticised the launch, saying “after … Continue reading BAYER Steps Up Deadly GMO Arms Race

Israelis pictured eating POPCORN and clapping as they watch deadly bombardment of Gaza

By Mirror.co.uk The picture was posted by a Danish journalist on Wednesday as the bombing campaign began and has sparked a fierce backlash online Controversy: Israelis are pictured watching the aerial bombardment of Gaza, inset, which has killed hundreds of Palestinians, right This is the incendiary picture of Israelis eating popcorn and cheering as they watch the bombardment of Gaza which has sparked outrage on Twitter. The photograph was tweeted Danish journalist Allan Sørensen, the Middle East Correspondent for a Danish newspaper. Along with the picture he wrote: “Sderot cinema: Israelis bringing chairs 2 hilltop in sderot 2 watch latest … Continue reading Israelis pictured eating POPCORN and clapping as they watch deadly bombardment of Gaza

How Much Does a Cloud Weigh?

Photo by Michael Jastremski By Marcie Gainer How much does a cloud weigh? via Mental Floss: First, figure out how dense the cloud is. Scientists have measured the water density of a typical cumulus cloud (the white, fluffy ones you see on a nice day) as 1/2 gram per cubic meter—about a small marble’s worth of water in a space you and a friend could comfortably sit in. The density will be greater for different types of clouds. Next, figure out how big the cloud is. By measuring a cloud’s shadow when the sun is directly above it, you can … Continue reading How Much Does a Cloud Weigh?

Fake Degrees And Commercialisation Of Universities

by Lenin Nightingale Internet advertisements blatantly offer fake degrees. We are not talking about bog-standard pieces of paper, but of ones that are ‘authentic and very realistic looking … from colleges and universities worldwide’, which will give you ‘that extra edge’, and come with ‘authentic seals from the college or university of your choice’. The ‘instant graduate’ can also get a ‘cover letter from the college or university you will have graduated from.’ There is a distinction between ‘counterfeit fake’ and ‘genuine fake’. In the former case, the counterfeiters use state of the art technology to produce degree, birth, marriage, … Continue reading Fake Degrees And Commercialisation Of Universities

Nestle Wants To Personalize Your Food

by Matthew Boyle Where Star Trek has gone before, humankind is fast catching up. Captain Kirk had a handheld communicator to keep in touch with his crew and ask questions of his ship’s computer. Today, iPhone owners have Siri. And just as the crew of theEnterprise were entertained in the 3D Holodeck, audiences at the recent BillboardMusic Awards were wowed by a hologram of a moonwalking Michael Jackson. Now, the Replicator—the “miracle machine” that synthesized food and medicine forThe Next Generation—is the inspiration for Nestlé’s (NESN:VX) Iron Man program to produce customized nutrients. “Out comes your food at the press … Continue reading Nestle Wants To Personalize Your Food