Author: Jolene Lammers

High Fructose Corn Syrup Has Been Quietly, Deceitfully Renamed

May 22, 2017 Baxter Dmitry High fructose corn syrup is a killer. Since humans started consuming it, obesity rates have more than tripled and diabetes incidence has increased more than seven fold. Even when used in moderation it is a major cause of heart disease, obesity, cancer, dementia, liver failure, tooth decay, and more. So what does the FDA do about this silent killer? It allows food producers to change the name of the infamous sweeter in order to trick consumers into thinking they are not eating high fructose corn syrup. That’s right, high fructose corn syrup now goes by a new, deceitful...

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What Happens Next If We Find Proof of Space Aliens?

Protocols for responding to the discovery of extraterrestrial intelligence have been created, but they might not be followed. Aug.01.2017 / 12:46 PM ET First came the suggestion that an “alien megastructure” had been observed around KIC 8462852, a.k.a. Tabby’s Star. Months later, people were talking about a signal seen by a Russian telescope that some thought was transmitted from the environs of a stellar cousin of the sun. And not long after that, the Cyclopean Arecibo antenna in Puerto Rico reported weird signals that seemed to come from the dwarf star Ross 128, a scant 11 light-years away. This...

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Well here I am, and I’m still “titled” as an evacuee from the forest fires that are still raging in the Cariboo region of central British Columbia.  Let me tell you, this type of life sucks.  I’ve had a vast array of emotions over the last number of days, as we are now in double digits, with really no clue when I will be able to go back home. From laughing to tears, and anger to anxiety, the plethora of emotions that one goes through when you’re dealing with the unknown is overwhelming.  I’m not a fan of this,...

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