Vietnam′s Dog Meat Culture Clashes With Modern Tastes 

ASIA Author Ate Hoekstra (Ho Chi Minh City) Vietnam's dog meat culture clashes with modern tastes Vietnamese officials in Hanoi have asked residents to stop eating dog meat, citing health and public image concerns. Vendors and enthusiasts now fear a nationwide ban on what they consider to be a traditional delicacy. Hoang has been eating dog … Continue reading Vietnam′s Dog Meat Culture Clashes With Modern Tastes 

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India’s top court lifts temple’s ban on women who menstruate

  September 28, 2018 HWH COMMENT: It's hard to believe that massive numbers of people living in the twenty-first century, still try to marginalize and demonize women of child bearing age. Menstruating women are evil? Where does that even come from? And why on earth would half the human population of such countries go along … Continue reading India’s top court lifts temple’s ban on women who menstruate

‘Speedos’ swim bikini on male gets him ousted from high class hotel swimming pool

speedos swim bikini on male gets him ousted from high-class hotel swimming pool HWH COMMENTARY: There's a gay parade every year in Cleveland/Lakewood, and many young and old gay men wear jock straps, fast-dancing in the street, flipping their genitals at passersby. Most people go to parades with their children, the same with hotels. I … Continue reading ‘Speedos’ swim bikini on male gets him ousted from high class hotel swimming pool

How Zuckerberg Destroyed Facebook’s Brand 

The self-inflicted wounds that led to this week's historic stock sell off JOE ROMM  JUL 29, 2018, 1:33 PM On Thursday, Facebook suffered the biggest stock sell-off in U.S. history, $119 billion in one day — a sign investors no longer have faith in the company’s story or brand. This sell-off came just a week after CEO Mark Zuckerberg … Continue reading How Zuckerberg Destroyed Facebook’s Brand 

New Australian law requires verbal consent for sex

HWH NOTE: Saying NO didn't work. "I didn't think she meant no". Did she say yes? "Well I thought she was saying yes." Did you hear the word yes from her? No. The nuances of sexual consent have been on the table recently thanks to the #MeToo movement, and one state in Australia is trying … Continue reading New Australian law requires verbal consent for sex

The NSA’s Hidden Spy Hubs in Eight U.S. Cities

June 25 2018, 8:00 a.m. THE SECRETS ARE hidden behind fortified walls in cities across the United States, inside towering, windowless skyscrapers and fortress-like concrete structures that were built to withstand earthquakes and even nuclear attack. Thousands of people pass by the buildings each day and rarely give them a second glance, because their function is … Continue reading The NSA’s Hidden Spy Hubs in Eight U.S. Cities

FACEBOOKS STATS AND PROFILE

HWH COMMENT: With more than one billion active users on Facebook worldwide, there is no active head of security or head of an advertising program and no mention of the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) that conducts social experiments on Facebook. Under each category of leadership there was no mention of advertisement nor security. Given that's … Continue reading FACEBOOKS STATS AND PROFILE

Ariz. Romaine Tied to Nationwide E. Coli Outbreak

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You may want to think twice about that Caesar salad. As a recent outbreak of serious illness from the E. coli stomach bug continues to spread across the United States, experts say romaine lettuce grown in Arizona could be the culprit. Since the … Continue reading Ariz. Romaine Tied to Nationwide E. Coli Outbreak

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ICE Raid At Meatpacking Plant Leads To 97 Immigrants Arrested

HWH SAYS: THESE RHINOS ARE SO HAPPY ABOUT THE 'MEATPACKERS GETTING BUSTED' NEWS story THAT THEY'RE STACKING UP TO TAKE A LOOK - MAYBE THEY CAN JUMP THE FENCE TOO!! LOL (WHAT?!)

Great News – Marijuana’s effects on addicts’ relapse rates

Marijuana could reduce drug and alcohol relapses for addicts Abby Haglage Mon, Mar 26 8:59 PM EDT The surprising way medical marijuana can actually help addicts. Marijuana is now legal for medical use in 29 states, and it’s no longer a secret that the drug has medicinal benefits. It’s been shown to drastically reduce the … Continue reading Great News – Marijuana’s effects on addicts’ relapse rates

McConnell looks to complete hemp’s comeback as crop

McConnell looks to complete hemp's comeback as crop FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants a full pardon for hemp. The Kentucky Republican on Monday previewed legislation seeking to free the plant from its ties to marijuana and let it take root as a legitimate crop. McConnell said Monday, March 26, 2018, … Continue reading McConnell looks to complete hemp’s comeback as crop

Hispanic vs. Latino: what’s the difference? 

HWH: If you're confused over who is called Hispanic and who is  called Latino you have lots of company. Even those who are Hispanic and/or Latino can't agree. The comments to this article will leave you even more confused. Difference between Latin America and Central America ...South America is a geographical entity: the subcontinent or continent south … Continue reading Hispanic vs. Latino: what’s the difference? 

UMICH team may have solved Cuba ‘sonic attack’ mystery 

BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES March 02, 2018 07:05 PM Updated 8 hours 39 minutes ago A team of computer scientists from the University of Michigan may have solved the mystery behind strange sounds heard by American diplomats in Havana, who later suffered a variety of medical disorders. Professor Kevin Fu and members of the Security … Continue reading UMICH team may have solved Cuba ‘sonic attack’ mystery 

Rare Yellow Cardinal Photographed in Alabaster, Alabama

By Elaina Zachos PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 23, 2018 Looking out at her quaint Alabama backyard in late January, Charlie Stephenson noticed something unusual. A strange species of unfamiliar yellow bird was pecking at her hanging birdfeeder. As a seasoned birdwatcher, Stephenson had seen scores of cardinals in the past. But with its mustard-color coat, this flier … Continue reading Rare Yellow Cardinal Photographed in Alabaster, Alabama

Superagers’ youthful brains offer clues to keeping sharp

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s pretty extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, and now scientists are peeking into the brains of these “superagers” to uncover their secret. The work is the flip side of the disappointing hunt for new drugs to fight or … Continue reading Superagers’ youthful brains offer clues to keeping sharp

Researchers Halt The Development Of Alzheimer’s Disease And Partially Reverse Its Effects

Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute have demonstrated that gradual reduction of an enzyme that contributes to the development of Alzheimer’s Disease can halt the disease’s development and reverse some its effects. Their work was reported on February 14th in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.The buildup of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain is … Continue reading Researchers Halt The Development Of Alzheimer’s Disease And Partially Reverse Its Effects

Consumer products’ air quality impact ‘underestimated’ 

US research has found that chemicals from everyday household products now contribute as much to air pollution in cities worldwide as vehicle emissions. The study, led from Colorado University, focussed on so-called volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These are contained in petroleum-based products such as cleaning fluids and paints, and when they get into the air … Continue reading Consumer products’ air quality impact ‘underestimated’ 

The search engines you’ll need for every type of question

The search engines you'll need for every type of question. Specific answers for specific needs. By David Nield Google isn't the only search engine out there. When most of us have a question we want to research online, we run to Google for the answer. But it's not the only search engine out there. Venture … Continue reading The search engines you’ll need for every type of question

Does Coffee Contain a Carcinogen? Here’s What the Science Says

If a lawsuit in California is successful, Golden State stores that sell coffee will have to warn customers that drinking a cup of joe may be a cancer risk, according to news reports. But coffee companies argue that although coffee does contain a possible carcinogen — a chemical called acrylamide — it isn't present in … Continue reading Does Coffee Contain a Carcinogen? Here’s What the Science Says

Cleveland Indians will remove Chief Wahoo logo in 2019

by CORKY SIEMASZKO Chief Wahoo is history.The Cleveland Indians will remove the logo that many Native Americans find racist from its baseball caps and jerseys starting in the 2019 season, Major League Baseball announced Monday. In a statement, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said he told team owner Paul Dolan that it was time to mothball … Continue reading Cleveland Indians will remove Chief Wahoo logo in 2019

Efforts grow to help students evaluate what they see online

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Alarmed by the proliferation of false content online, state lawmakers around the country are pushing schools to put more emphasis on teaching students how to tell fact from fiction. Lawmakers in several states have introduced or passed bills calling on public school systems to do more to teach media literacy … Continue reading Efforts grow to help students evaluate what they see online

Researchers report novel complementary effects of estrogen treatment in multiple sclerosis

HWH COMMENT > Does this mean that all the vegans/vegetarians who think phytoestrogens in tofu (soy) are as harmful as estrogen not produced by the human body should begin eating tofu again to stave off multiple sclerosis? I'm on board as ridiculous as this all seems, it makes perfect sense to me. So, an increase in … Continue reading Researchers report novel complementary effects of estrogen treatment in multiple sclerosis

The UAE Is Paying Ex-CIA Officers to Build a Spy Empire in the Gulf

Deep Pockets, Deep Cover: The UAE Is Paying Ex-CIA Officers to Build a Spy Empire in the Gulf They hired Americans to professionalize their intelligence service. But how far can former U.S. spies go? BY JENNA MCLAUGHLIN DECEMBER 21, 2017 Not far from the northeastern Zayed Port in Abu Dhabi, in a typical modern Gulf villa … Continue reading The UAE Is Paying Ex-CIA Officers to Build a Spy Empire in the Gulf

Road salt is actually pretty terrible for the planet – are beets the solution?

Jamie Summers and Robin Valleau/The Conversation Road salt saves lives but can harm aquatic wildlife. Marshes, streams and lakes lie alongside many of the roads and highways that zigzag across North America. Plants and animals inhabit these water bodies and can be exposed to many of the substances we put on those roads, including road salt. … Continue reading Road salt is actually pretty terrible for the planet – are beets the solution?