Community, Culture, Drugs, Politics, Science

How Neuroscience Reinforces Racist Drug Policy

A recent neuroscience study from Harvard Medical School claims to have discovered brain differences between people who smoke marijuana and people who do not. Such well-intentioned and seemingly objective science is actually a new chapter in a politicized and bigoted history of drug science in the United States. Different-looking brains tell us literally nothing about… Continue reading How Neuroscience Reinforces Racist Drug Policy

Christianity, Science

Bill Nye Debates Ken Ham

Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern, scientific era? Leading creation apologist and bestselling Christian author Ken Ham is joined at the Creation Museum by Emmy Award-winning science educator and CEO of the Planetary Society Bill Nye. Ham, a former science instructor who emigrated to the USA from Australia over 25 years… Continue reading Bill Nye Debates Ken Ham

Environmental, Government, Issues, Nature, News

Texas town runs out of water after using it for fracking

Not surprising that something as IMPORTANT as this issue has not been on the main headlines of Mainstream Media. Of course, they only let us know what is good for the agenda. Originally posted on TreeHugger Suzanne Goldenberg at The Guardian has a startling article on what may be a common occurrence in Texas and… Continue reading Texas town runs out of water after using it for fracking

Thought of the Day
Thoughts

Thought of the day 05-04-13

Think about it... What is the common factor in this equation? How do you reduce the issues? By reducing the common factor. Anyway you take it, people are the main factors and to reduce carbon you have to reduce that number. You can reduce the Services per person all you want, population will grow and… Continue reading Thought of the day 05-04-13

Health

Brominated Vegetable Oil: Industry Statements

Below is a statement on behalf of the FDA: "The FDA understands that some consumers may have concerns about brominated vegetable oil (BVO) in food products. Based on its review of the science, the FDA has determined that BVO is safe and presents no health risks at the permitted level of 15 parts per million"… Continue reading Brominated Vegetable Oil: Industry Statements

Corruption, Environmental, Health, Issues, Nature

The Dirtiest Energy you’ve never heard of

Ever heard of fracking? If not, you are not alone. However, be warned: once you learn about this dirty energy you'll become angry, you might become a little frightened, but most of all we hope you'll become involved, because communities across the country are counting on us. So what is fracking, and who is getting… Continue reading The Dirtiest Energy you’ve never heard of

Crime, Government, Issues, Security

Conspiracy Theory W/ Jesse Ventura: Manchurian Candidate

Conspiracy Theory With Jesse Ventura Authors and experts warn that forces within the government have revived a program that uses mind control techniques to turn ordinary citizens into programmed assassins. This real-life Manchurian Candidate seems outlandish-until Jesse Ventura searches for the evidence and goes face-to-face with a man who claims he's one of the killers.… Continue reading Conspiracy Theory W/ Jesse Ventura: Manchurian Candidate