Tag: Jake Anderson

Scientists Now Believe the Universe Itself May Be Conscious

By Jake Anderson You don’t have to look far to find outlandish theories on the nature of the cosmos and human consciousness. These days, notions once relegated to science fiction are finding their way into esoteric academic journals, and from there, into mainstream discourse. One example of this is the Simulation Argument, recently championed by…

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Here’s Why Portland, Oregon Just Filed a Major Federal Lawsuit Against Monsanto

By Jake Anderson Becoming the seventh city to sue Monsanto over contaminated waterways, Portland passed a resolution last week authorizing city attorney Tracy Reeve to take the biotech company to federal court over its decades-long dispersal of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The city has spent more than $1 billion cleaning up PCB pollution in the Willamette…

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Study Finds That Tylenol Kills Much More Than Just Pain

By Jake Anderson A new study suggests the popular painkiller Tylenol does more than reduce pain — it can actually reduce your ability to imagine other people’s pain. Researchers at Ohio State University conducted three experiments on college students to test whether acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol and many other prescription and over-the-counter painkillers,…

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99% of Costa Rica’s Electricity Came from Renewable Energy in 2015

By Jake Anderson Earlier this year, Anti-Media reported on Costa Rica’s efforts to become independent of fossil fuels and power itself entirely from renewable energy. The country’s plans included utilizing the region’s plentiful rainfall to power impressive new hydroelectric infrastructure. They also planned to use geothermal sources, wind, biomass, and solar energy. A new year-end report…

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Is Big Pharma About To Be Banned From Advertising Drugs?

By Jake Anderson Big Pharma has the highest average profit margins of any of the five major industrial sectors, matched only by banks. In 2012 alone, the top 11 major pharmaceutical companies made $85 billion dollars, which prompted Harvard professor, Bill George, to ask, “Is the role of leading large pharmaceutical companies to discover lifesaving…

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Shocking New Study Confirms: Sugary Drinks Kill 184,000 People Each Year

By Jake Anderson According to a new study, the effects of sugary soft drinks are considerably worse than previously thought: they are directly responsible for 184,000 deaths every year. It is the first comprehensive study of the effects of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) on human health, and the results confirm what medical experts have suspected for decades….

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10 Worst Food Companies that are Poisoning You Daily and Lying About It

By Jake Anderson Much of the mainstream American food supply is laden with unhealthy additives, artificial flavorings, coloring, dyes, preservatives, hormones, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and toxins. Not everyone agrees that GMOs have been proven harmful to humans, which is why the food chains listed here were selected specifically because they are responsible for a…

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