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REINDEER WALKERS THEY CALL THEM – sounds like they’re doing something really good

  Reindeer are still very radioactive 30 years after Chernobyl. April 26 marks the 30-year anniversary of the worst civilian nuclear disaster in history. When a nuclear power plant at Chernobyl, in what is now Ukraine, exploded, it coated the earth with radioactive material — as far as the picturesque, snow-capped mountains of Scandinavia, where for generations, […]

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DO FAT PEOPLE HAVE POORER MEMORIES THAN THIN PEOPLE?

Being overweight linked to poorer memory | University of Cambridge | UK Overweight young adults may have poorer episodic memory – the ability to recall past events – than their peers, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge, adding to increasing evidence of a link between memory and overeating. Source: Being overweight linked to […]

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A UN WAKE UP CALL

A mass extinction of bees and butterflies could threaten world crops, UN report finds Many species of wild bees, butterflies and other critters that pollinate plants are shrinking toward extinction, and the world needs to do something about it before our food supply suffers, a new United Nations scientific mega-report warns. The 20,000 or so […]

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the perversity of surveillance

If Apple loses, your home could be the next thing that’s unlocked, Access to your security cameras would be just a judge order away… In a recent interview about Apple’s ongoing legal battle with the Department of Justice, Tim Cook said that our smartphones have more information about us and our families than any other device we […]

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THE RIGHT TO BEAR A FLAG POLE?

Ku Klux Klan rally in Anaheim erupts in violence; three stabbed Three people were stabbed, including one of who was critically wounded, and several others were arrested when a Ku Klux Klan rally in Anaheim erupted in violence Saturday, police said. Source: Ku Klux Klan rally in Anaheim erupts in violence; three stabbed – LA […]

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ALZHEIMER'S | DEMENTIA | BRAIN WASTING DISEASE DONALD TRUMP HWH COMMENTARY POLITICS

DOES DONALD TRUMP REALLY HAVE A GREAT MEMORY?

If so, he hasn’t demonstrated it yet. Donald Trump, Republican presidential hopeful, often brags about his great memory. He does appear to have a good memory for a multitude of impressions of past events, but we all have that. What he appears to lack is a good memory for detail. Along with the lack of […]

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HWH COMMENTARY RACE | RELIGION

Syrian government not given GPS data of hospital hit by strike

GENEVA (AP) — Doctors Without Borders says it took the wrenching decision not to formally inform Syria’s government or its Russian allies about the location of some medical facilities like one hit by a deadly airstrike this week, amid concerns that by doing so it could open them up to targeting amid recent violence that […]

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CLAIMED RACIST ATTACKS PROVEN TO BE FAKE

Three black female college students who claimed to be victims of an assault by a group of white men and women have been charged themselves. Source: University of Albany students who claimed to be victims of racist attack charged HWH Comment: This happens more often than most people think – Blacks claiming racist slurs, gestures and […]

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MEDIA VIDEO

LOOKING FOR A MIRACLE? THIS WAS IT – video

Comment: It looks like Sir Isaac Newton’s Third Law Of Motion applied to behavior in this instance. For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. In Somalia a terrorist with the intent of taking down an entire passenger plane – Daallo Airlines flight 3159 – in a suicide/homicide plot managed to only blow […]

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OPEN YOUR EYES AND BE HUMAN – VIDEO

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Memphis Meats Introduces Meat Grown In A Lab

Comment: On 4 February 2016 Memphis Meats debuted their first lab grown meat in the form of a meatball in San Francisco. Rather than seeking less painful means of slaughter, which is the direction the slaughter industry wants to go – which is a contradiction in itself (after all, slaughter is slaughter) – Memphis Meats […]

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PATH TO IMPROVED CHEMICAL TESTS WITHOUT ANIMALS

A new paper calls for ongoing development and regulatory acceptance of adverse outcome pathways (AOPs), a framework for improving chemical hazard assessment by prioritizing modern test methods that reduce animal use. READ MORE: Adverse Outcome Pathways: Path to Improved Chemical Tests without Animals | The Physicians Committee  

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PLANT-BASED MAKEOVER FOR CONGRESS CAFETERIAS

WASHINGTON—Doctors and dietitians from the Barnard Medical Center will visit Congress on Friday, Feb. 5, to share healthful plant-based Super Bowl snacks with members of Congress and staffers at the Veggie Touchdown, sponsored by the Congressional Vegetarian Staff Association. Sodexo, which manages congressional cafeterias, has also been invited and encouraged to serve more plant-based options […]