How Weather Can Topple Empires

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Author: Joel N. Shurkin

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If El Niño, the periodic Pacific weather pattern, returns this winter, the increased rain could save California from its current severe drought. But while El Niño can rescue areas from drought, it can destroy entire civilizations, as scientists are now discovering. Everything from the great influenza pandemic of 1918, which...

Early Humans Went Further and Higher Than Ever Imagined

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Author: The Independent

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The great global migration of early humans out of Africa went further and higher than previously thought according to two sets of discoveries which suggest that the inhabitants of Easter Island in the Pacific had contact with the people of South America, who in turn had established the highest Stone...

6 Ways To Avoid Genetically Modified Foods In Your Shopping Bag

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Author: Medical Daily

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In a growing health-conscious society, more consumers are putting the pressure on food manufacturers to publicly disclose the ingredients used in their products. Fast food giants like Subway and McDonald’s are among some of America’s food corporations that have recently come under attack for using ingredients that pose health risks...

Why New York’s Ebola Case Will Hurt Infected Patients Everywhere

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Author: Dayli Beast

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Craig Spencer wanted to inspire other doctors to go fight the outbreak in West Africa. Instead, they may be scared away—right when they’re needed most. Just before arriving in the Ebola-torn nation of Guinea, 33-year-old Craig Spencer posted a picture of himself on Facebook smiling in a yellow hazmat suit,...

UK: ‘MS and Parkinson’s Sufferers Will Be Deemed ‘Fit to Work in the Future’

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Author: The Independent

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Iain Duncan Smith says MS and Parkinson’s sufferers will recover – and will be deemed 'fit to work in the future'  More than a third of people with degenerative conditions such as Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis are having their benefits slashed because the Department for Work and Pensions deems they...

Unharmed Dreaming

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Author: Ida Lawrence

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Watching as the season changes, looking back at the stages of life, dreaming of an unborn ‘unharmed’ generation, standing still as the falling world speeds by, inhaling the light and exhaling all else. What am I trying to get to? Clarity. We’re into another autumn in the northern climes… and...

5 Things About Honey

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Author: Dr. Mercola

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Honey has been valued as a natural sweetener long before sugar became widely available in the 16th century. Honey production flourished in ancient Greece and Sicily, for instance, while animals other than humans – bears, badgers, and more – have long raided honeybee hives, risking stings for the sweet reward....

Is The US Government The Master Criminal Of Our Time?

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Author: Paul Craig Roberts

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As I read this notice from ClinicalTrials.gov, a service of the US National Institutes of Health, the US Government and Pharmaceutical corporations have been conducting ebola tests on humans: Link This is official confirmation of Dr. Boyle and Dr. Broderick’s reports that the US government has conducted ebola experiments. Perhaps the vaccine...

Every 8 Minutes A Parent Messes Up Their Kids’ Meds

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While medications prescribed for children are generally considered safe when taken as instructed, there is still some risk involved with taking any medicine whether it is prescribed by a physician or over-the-counter. A recent study conducted by the Nationwide Children’s Hospital has revealed that around 63,000 children under the age...