Briefcases

Britain’s Environment Report: Go Vegetarian to Stop Climate Change

The science could not be more clear. When U.N. scientists looked at all the evidence, they declared in a 408-page report titled Livestock
’s Long Shadow that raising animals for food is responsible for more greenhouse gases than all vehicles in the world combined. And scientists at the University of Chicago showed that a typical American meat-eater

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October 22, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Strange but True

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321. Most lipstick contains fish scales. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match. The electric chair was invented by a dentist. The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated. All polar bears are left handed. Question – This is the only food that doesn’t spoil. What is this?

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October 22, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Find a Wi-Fi hotspot in your area with Hotspotr

As with other Wi-Fi finders, you can search for hotspots by entering a city, ZIP code or place, then get maps, driving directions, phone numbers, etc. Hotspotr also lets you rate and review existing hotspots based on criteria like wireless quality, food/drink quality, availability of AC outlets and so on. (via Lifehacker)

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October 22, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Hemp milk ‘selling like crazy’

Indeed, the nutrition facts breakdown for one cup (8 ounces) can make you feel as if you’re hallucinating: 46 percent of your daily calcium and 43 percent of your phosphorus? “The hemp milk is selling like crazy,” says Kara Holsopple, member services coordinator for East End Food Co-op in Point Breeze, Pa.

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October 22, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Feds Approve Birth-Control Pill That Eliminates Women’s Periods

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first birth-control pill meant to put a stop to women’s monthly periods indefinitely has won federal approval, the manufacturer said Tuesday. Called Lybrel, it’s the first such pill to receive Food and Drug Administration approval for continuous use. When taken daily, the pill can halt women’s menstrual periods indefinitely..

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October 22, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Hemp milk ‘selling like crazy’

Indeed, the nutrition facts breakdown for one cup (8 ounces) can make you feel as if you’re hallucinating: 46 percent of your daily calcium and 43 percent of your phosphorus? “The hemp milk is selling like crazy,” says Kara Holsopple, member services coordinator for East End Food Co-op in Point Breeze, Pa.

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October 22, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

BREAKING: Double-blind Study Proves Cannabis Has “Clear Medical Benefits”

Smoking Marijuana, significantly increases daily food intake and body weight in HIV-positive patients, is well tolerated with no discomfort, and does not impair subjects
’ cognitive performance. The study compared Marinol to smoked/inhaled Cannabis, in a double-blind placebo-controlled trial, and found clearly more benefits when inhaled.

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October 22, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Did We All Notice That The CIA And The Mob Were Working Together Here?

Just Checking. I don’t think we should let this fact leave our minds any time soon. “One set of documents details a 1960 plot to poison Castro’s food by conspiring with organized crime figures, who turned down $150,000 and worked for free. The CIA gave mobsters six poison pills; they tried unsuccessfully for several months to get to Castro.”

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October 22, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Reporter Arrested For Faking Cardboard Bun Story in Beijing

A freelance reporter for a Beijing television station has been detained for faking a hidden camera report about street vendors who used chemical-soaked cardboard to fill meat buns, local media said. The report came amid a spate of real food scares involving toxic fish, tainted pork and egg yolks colored with a cancer-causing dye

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October 22, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Color Guide to Staying Healthy and Eating Right

According to nutritionists, naturally color-vibrant foods serve an important role in keeping you healthy and even reducing cancer risks. Antioxidants, phytochemicals, Beta carotine and lycopene… All the science talk can be intimidating
… so we’ve created a visual guide to show you which fruits and vegetables are part of a colorful, healthy diet.

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October 22, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment