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Americans Drank More Water Than Soda For First Time in Recent History

By Heather Callaghan, Editor When you are constantly barraged with news of the “obesity epidemic” it’s easy to think Americans are guzzling themselves to death with sugar and aspartame-laden drinks. But it looks like an eye-opening critical mass has taken place. For the first time in modern memory Americans chose bottled water over soda pop…

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Houston Officials In Talks to Release GE Mosquitoes

By Heather Callaghan, Editor The British biotech company – Oxitec – didn’t successfully launch its genetically engineered mosquitoes in Key Haven, Florida late last year. So, much like the altered mosquitoes they want to spread in the U.S., the company is buzzing to find another way in. Harris County, Texas, officials are in negotiations with…

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Russian Company 3D Printed Home in Just 24 Hours for $10,000

By Heather Callaghan, Editor 3D-printing is doing everything now: from the best ever casts for broken limbs, gardens, living body parts(!) to printing any color of cosmetics on demand. Still, it’s perception-shattering that a company actually built an entire, livable house in just 24 hours. Russian 3D-printing company Apis Cor built the house in just…

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Greek Farmers Fight Athens Police With Shepherd’s Crooks Over Austerity

By Heather Callaghan, Editor The tear gas, plexiglass riot shields and brute force of the Athens police brigades were no use in staving off more than a thousand angry people traveling from Crete to protest against tax hikes last week. While the austerity street clashes of Greece dropped out of the American consciousness for awhile, it…

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Dirty Dozen List of Fruits and Veggies With Most Pesticides 2017

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Avoid The Top 12 List Of Fruits And Veggies Ridden With Pesticides Not all of us can afford organic produce, that’s why the annual “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean Fifteen” list is so helpful when we navigate grocery stores and farmers markets. For the last 13 years, the Environmental Working Group (EWG),…

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Vitamin C 10 Times More Effective Killing Cancer Stem Cells Than Pharmaceuticals

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Big news! A new study by UK scientists openly claims that vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is more potent than some pharma drugs at killing cancer stem cells – the pervasive cells that “seed” new cancer cells, feed fatal tumors and often evade treatment. The study, published in Oncotarget, is the first evidence that…

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Stop the Govt from Pushing Probiotic Kombucha Drink Into the Liquor Store

By Heather Callaghan, Editor In 2010, the government took kombucha off the store shelves over a claim that the popular probiotic beverage contained too much alcohol. Little do consumers realize – most large kombucha companies reformulated their products to make certain no alcohol could possibly show up (less than 0.5% by volume), thus, changing the…

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Mural Artivist Paints London in Bees to Save Them – 16 Photos

By Heather Callaghan, Editor While the media is fond of scaring the public with the issue of bee die-offs, it is not as fond of questioning its corporate sponsors in their probable role in killing pollinator populations with neonicotinoid pesticides. This class of pesticides is highly implicated in the drastic pollinator declines according to non-corporate sponsored scientists….

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