Category Archives: Environment

Common agricultural chemicals shown to impair honey bees’ health

Taken by Muhammad Mahdi Karim https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Muhammad_Mahdi_Karim Is it avoidable or just a consequence of our nature to get things done in a hurry?  It seems many chemicals do not receive enough long-term study or do not address “collateral damage”. The scientific literature … Continue reading

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BPA linked to obesity risk in puberty-age girls

Does this answer the question: “Which came first?  The chicken or the egg?” I don’t think so.  There is certainly a lot of plastic around.  Some of it serves a good purpose although I wonder about recycling vs landfills for … Continue reading

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Did man’s greed create the HIV epidemic a century ago?

Interesting essay of the origins of the HIV epidemic and what may have lead to its spread outside of the continent.  Maybe it would have died out on its own with no carriers to transport it to populated areas.  Most … Continue reading

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Do Solar Storms Threaten Life as We Know It?

          This is pretty interesting!  It appears that maybe we should be paying more attention to these things than our electricity bills, pollution, the deficit, and politics!!  I’m afraid to go to Yellowstone now! One good … Continue reading

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Learn How to Starve Cancer | ZERO — The Project to End Prostate Cancer

Learn How to Starve Cancer | ZERO — The Project to End Prostate Cancer. http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf

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Copenhagen, Denmark – ‘City of Cyclists’

2011 UCI Road World Championships: Pre-Race: Copenhagen, Denmark – ‘City of Cyclists’ | http://www.cyclingfans.com.

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Pike’s Peak 2011: Racing Through Thin Air | The Bacon Strip

Pike’s Peak 2011: Racing Through Thin Air | The Bacon Strip. Wow!  This is incredible!  Now I know the purists and traditionalists won’t like this much but this is much better than a Segway http://www.segway.com/ for Green transportation.  Why?  Because you supplement … Continue reading

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At least 5 aftershocks rattle DC area – US news – Life – msnbc.com

        Modified Mercalli Intensity scale The lower degrees of the Modified Mercalli Intensity scale generally deal with the manner in which the earthquake is felt by people. The higher numbers of the scale are based on observed … Continue reading

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Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine: Healthy Behavior Intervention

          Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine: Healthy Behavior Intervention.

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Baltimore earthquake: 5.8 magnitude quake felt in Baltimore – Baltimore Sun

That was a completely surreal experience mainly because we were not expecting it!  It was like getting t-boned by another car at an intersection when you least expect it.  It not only rattled structures but also the psyches of many … Continue reading

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