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Tech trends that will impact your home | TechCrunch

Imagine walking through the bathroom door at 7am and the shower starts itself at optimal water heat and pressure. The thermostat adjusts when you enter the room. Want a new bathroom tub? What if you could 3D print it? High-tech homes are about to revolutionize the way we live. While interior design once relied on color schemes […]

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DOE Seeks Severe Punishment for Leopard Poacher | Financial Tribune

DOE Seeks Severe Punishment for Leopard Poacher The Department of Environment is seeking the maximum punishment for a poacher charged with killing a Persian leopard cub in Mazandaran Province. Speaking to ISNA, Ali Teymouri, director of the DOE’s Hunting and Fishing Office, said the hunter will most likely be sentenced to three years in jail […]

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WWF Roars Out Against Tiger Farming | Big Cat Rescue

WWF: Tiger Farming in Asia Must End; US has Role to Play World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is using International Tiger Day today to call on governments across Asia to investigate all tiger breeding centers and close any operations involved in the illegal tiger trade. WWF is also calling on the US to do more to address its own large […]

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Record number of wild animals rescued and released in Scotland | Discover Wildlife

The number of wildlife casualties in Scotland returned to their natural habitats has more than doubled in just over five years. Scotland’s animal welfare charity, the Scottish SPCA, released 4,651 wild animals in 2015, compared to just 1,881 in 2010. This is partly due to the charity’s £3.5 billion relocation to the National Wildlife Rescue Centre […]

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Report Finds Circus Animals Are Denied Lives ‘Worth Living’ | Mental Floss

A new report commissioned by the Welsh government has concluded that traveling circuses fail to meet legal standards for animal welfare [PDF]. The researchers say there is ample scientific evidence to support a ban on the inclusion of wild animals in circuses and other traveling shows. Lead author Steven Harris—who researches ecology and animal population management […]

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Why ‘white trash’ Americans are flocking to Donald Trump

When J.D. Vance was a boy, his beloved grandmother “Mamaw” told her boozer husband that if he ever came home drunk again, she’d kill him. When he did, and passed out on the couch, she got a gasoline can, poured fuel all over him and dropped a lit match on his chest. He survived with […]

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Zika mosquito: thrives in hot weather, hard to wipe out

…Five things to know about the bug: FIRST IN AFRICA Aedes aegypti is a small, dark, hot weather mosquito with white markings and banded legs. Scientists believe the species originated in Africa, but came to the Americas on slave ships. It’s continued to spread through shipping and airplanes. Now it’s found through much of the […]

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Safe GOP convention boosts Cleveland’s image to the world

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s safe and successful turn as host of the Republican National Convention has helped establish it as an ideal location for large events but also a city that people will consider when deciding where to live and do business, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said Friday. July 22, 2016 “It really puts us […]

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A No-Slaughter Leather Startup Just Raised $53 Million

LAB-GROWN LEATHER: A MORE CULTURED CHOICE Brooklyn-based startup Modern Meadow, founded in 2011, has secured a total of $53.5 million in funding to grow leather in labs—instead of from livestock. The cruelty-free business model could end the slaughter of animals for leather goods, but it also has another benefit— cutting down on the physically and chemically intensive processes needed to produce leather using […]

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PRESIDENT OBAMA FEARS HIS OWN PEOPLE

White Lives Do Matter, Black people. Get used to it. We care about you, that means you need to care about us. Appropriation of Black culture? How about that cell phone you’re using or those shoes you’re wearing or the schools you go to or the jobs you get through Affirmative Action? How about that […]

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NATO Preparing For ‘Hot’ War Against Russia 

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has accused NATO of preparing for a “hot” war against Russia and says rhetoric from alliance’s leaders is pushing the two sides toward a military confrontation. “NATO has begun preparations for escalating from a Cold War into a hot one,” Gorbachev was quoted by the Interfax news agency as saying […]

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TO DALLAS TEXAS et al

Get some sleep. sld-t  

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Israel Targeting Palestinian Protesters on Facebook 

ON THE MORNING of August 28, 2014, two days after the end of the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza, Sohaib Zahda hopped into a shared taxi in Hebron that was going to Ramallah, where he had a job interview. Thirty-three-year-old Zahda, who owns a paintball company, is an unlikely terrorist. An avid cyclist who speaks Arabic, Italian, […]

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In Pakistan, gruesome ‘honor’ killings bring a new backlash

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Parveen Rafiq closed her hands around the neck of her youngest daughter, Zeenat, and squeezed and squeezed until the girl was almost dead. Then, in the tiny apartment where the family lived, she doused the 18-year-old with kerosene and set her on fire. Neighbors saw the smoke and rushed to the […]

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BOYCOTT AND BANISH MICHAEL SYMON for crimes against animals

Previously: Michael Symon, Iron Chef, Bans Donald Trump From All His Restaurants For Being ‘creepy’. Michael Symon is a disgrace to the animal race. MICHAEL SYMON is a mass murderer of other species. MICHAEL SYMON is a serial offender of innocent, defenseless animals trying to coexist within the Animal Kingdom. I wonder, given his penchant for ripping […]