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  • The Soylent Revolution Will Not Be Pleasurable

    06/01/2014 8:29:30 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 34 replies
    The New York Times ^ | MAY 28, 2014 | Farhad Manjoo
    The Soylent Revolution Will Not Be Pleasurable I just spent more than a week experiencing Soylent, the most joyless new technology to hit the world since we first laid eyes on MS-DOS. Soylent is a drink mix invented by a group of engineers who harbor ambitions of shaking up the global food business. Robert Rhinehart, the 25-year-old co-founder and chief executive of the firm selling the drink, hit upon the idea when he found himself spending too much time and money searching for nutritious meals while he was working on a wireless-tech start-up in San Francisco. Using a process Mr....
  • The Man Who Would Make Food Obsolete

    04/28/2014 8:06:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | April 28, 2014 | Roc Morin
    Rob Rhinehart invented Soylent—a beverage that he claims contains all necessary nutrients—as a food replacement. The first batch is shipping this month. Rob Rhinehart, inventor of SoylentI was 6 or 7,” Rob Rhinehart began, “and I guess my mother was serving salad. I was looking down at a plate with these leaves on it. I could look outside and see leaves on the trees, and it just seemed a little weird. It seemed a little primitive - like something an animal would do. On this nice plate, in this nice house, why would I eat this thing that grows on...
  • Horror: Aborted Babies Used to Heat UK Hospitals

    03/24/2014 6:03:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 24, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: A story out of the UK. Aborted babies were used in incinerators to heat British hospitals. Not kidding. Not exaggerating. It's in the UK Telegraph. "The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found. Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning fetal remains alongside other rubbish while two others used the bodies in 'waste-to-energy' plants which generate power for heat." I guess the solar panels and the wind farms aren't cutting it. So we have a new form of energy provided by...
  • Al Gore once again suggests ‘fertility management’ to fight global warming

    01/28/2014 4:53:44 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 49 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 27, 2014 | Michael Bastasch
    Former Vice President Al Gore raised eyebrows last week when he suggested that “fertility management” was the key to fighting global warming and promoting economic development in poor countries. Gore’s comments drew criticism from free-marketeers who said his remarks amount to “eco-imperialism.” “Gore’s agenda for saving the world from global warming has always included population control,” Myron Ebell, director of global warming and international environmental policy at the free-market Competitive Enterprise Institute, told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “Advocating population control specifically for Africa is just another form of imperialism. Gore’s eco-imperialism is uncomfortably close to the original racist goals...
  • Inside McDonald's quest for sustainable beef

    01/17/2014 10:49:28 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 65 replies
    Greenbiz,com ^ | January 6 2014 | Joel Makowr
    Today, McDonald’s announces that it will begin purchasing verified sustainable beef in 2016, the first step on a quest to purchase sustainable beef for all of its burgers worldwide.
  • (Creepy Looking Alien Face Hugger) Algae Suit Generates Food to Feed Your Constant Hunger

    08/15/2013 8:00:42 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 16 replies
    DVICE ^ | Monday, August 12, 2013 | Colin Druce-McFadden
    Algae suit generates food to feed your constant hunger When we think of futuristic fashion, our minds often lean toward the minimalist designs of Star Trek or Tron. But maybe what we wear in the future will have more to do with what we eat than what we want to look like. That's the premise behind the algaculture symbiosis suit designed by Michael Burton and Michiko Nitta. The symbiosis suit is designed to make food for you as you go about your daily routine. A number of tubes, placed in front of your mouth, harness the CO2 you breathe and...
  • Greedy Obamacare supporters exposed by signing for “Mandatory Euthanasia” for Senior Citizens

    08/11/2013 2:23:38 PM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 16 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/11/13 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Mark Dice is back with another great video showing us how Obama’s America has created a greedy government dependent nation. Notice the oinker at 3:30 saying “Absolutely!” to killing old people so she can take their health care coverage.
  • NASA to build 'universal food synthesizer' 3D printer to boldly make pizza from insects and algae!

    05/22/2013 9:32:10 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 32 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | | UPDATED: 02:24 EST, 22 May 2013 | David Mccormack
    When Star Trek becomes reality: NASA to build 'universal food synthesizer' 3D printer to boldly make pizza from insects and algae! NASA is investing in a 3D printer which can create food The company behind it believe it could solve the earth's looming food shortage Meals would be made from cartridges containing carbohydrates and protein powders Insects, grass and algae could replace meat and vegetables as the main sources of our protein The kitchen of the future could see all our fancy devices – even refrigerators and ovens - replaced by a 3D printer which will create meals from cartridges...
  • The United Nations Says We Should All Be Eating Insects

    05/14/2013 7:10:50 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 63 replies
    Forbes ^ | 5/14/2013 | Tim Worstall
    The United Nations Says We Should All Be Eating Insects The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), a part of the United Nations, has released a report saying that we should all get ready to start eating insects. There’s a certain amount of truth in the report but not all that much: “ World population is slated to top nine billion by 2050, and seeing as how arable land is being rapidly swallowed by towns and cities, oceans are increasingly overfished, and climate change is disrupting traditional farming, a new United Nations study proposes a twist on Marie Antoinette’s dietary advice:...
  • Green energy begins to resemble Soylent Green

    12/28/2011 9:37:33 PM PST · by SmithL · 15 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | 12/27/11 | Mark Landsbaum
    The environmental movement moves so fast its champions seem to rarely stop for reality checks. There was the wonderful idea of using corn to create fuel for vehicles that had the entirely foreseeable yet some how unforeseen result of adding to world hunger by gobbling up edible crops and driving up food prices. There was the terrific brainstorm to create energy with giant windmills somehow without anticipating that the big blades would shred thousands of innocent birds trying to fly from here to there. There have been so many of these unintended, but reasonably foreseeable consequences you really have to...
  • The Unspoken Diagnosis: Old Age (NYT Barf Alert!)

    12/31/2011 1:35:33 PM PST · by wagglebee · 79 replies · 2+ views
    New York Times ^ | 12/29/11 | Paula Span
    Dr. Alexander K. Smith is a brave man.It has taken physicians a very long time to accept the need to level with patients and their families when they have terminal illnesses and death is near — and we know that many times those kinds of honest, exploratory conversations still don’t take place.Now Dr. Smith, a palliative care specialist at the University of California, San Francisco, who also practices at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and two co-authors are urging another change, one they acknowledge would “radically alter” the way health care professionals communicate with their very old patients.In...
  • Mark Levin neurosurgeon caller: not yet released Obamacare plans - older folks called 'units'

    11/23/2011 4:04:23 AM PST · by Libloather · 93 replies · 1+ views
    From Mark's website - Also, Mark gets an excellent call from a neurosurgeon who gives an inside look on what exactly Obamacare will do. For example, instead of patients, some people over a certain age will be considered, "units," as they try to dehumanize patients and the care they receive.
  • Occupy Wall Street = Their Own Worst Enemy

    11/19/2011 3:11:55 PM PST · by John 3_19-21 · 6 replies
    dailyshow.com ^ | 11/16/11 | Daily Show
    http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-november-16-2011/occupy-wall-street-divided
  • Tensions high amid 'Occupy' crackdowns

    11/13/2011 11:09:33 AM PST · by libstripper · 19 replies
    msnbc.com ^ | Nov. 13, 2011 | msnbc.com staff & news reports
    Police in Denver and Salt Lake City swept anti-Wall Street protesters from their camps as demonstrators and supporters in Portland, Ore., flooded a city park area in defiance of an eviction order on Sunday. In Portland, crowds that swelled to thousands and went toe-to-toe with police moved back onto sidewalks and downtown's Lownsdsale and Chapman squares after closing Southwest Third Avenue and Madison Street overnight.
  • (Obamanomics in Action) Eat the Old: Could Mass Cannibalism Solve a Future Food Shortage?

    10/28/2011 8:36:16 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 33 replies
    Live Science ^ | October 28, 2011 | Adam Hadhazy
    Eat the Old: Could Mass Cannibalism Solve a Future Food Shortage? The global human population is set to hit 7 billion on Oct. 31, and by century's end it will stand at 10 billion, according to the United Nations. That's a lot more mouths to feed. There's a very good chance that generating food from traditional farming and livestock practices will not be able to keep pace with this boom. What if a worldwide food shortage were to become so terribly dire that people resorted to eating . . . people? In such a dreadful event, the most-sensible first choice...
  • SO WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE SOYLENT GREEN REMAKE?

    10/10/2011 10:41:52 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 28 replies
    http://www.scifimoviepage.com ^ | 10-10-2011 | Staff
    A remake of Soylent Green, the cheesy yet cheerfully pessimistic ‘Seventies science fiction movie starring Charlton Heston, has been rumored for ages now . . . Some background: Soylent Green is a 1973 science fiction movie that starred then box-office champ Charlton Heston. Considering that the two other science fiction movies Charlton Heston starred in during his long career have already been “remade” (Planet of the Apes by Tim Burton in 2001 and The Omega Man as I Am Legend starring Will Smith), then it should maybe come as no surprise that Hollywood would want to remake Soylent Green as...
  • Meat without feet — from a petri dish: Credible or inedible?

    08/02/2011 7:27:48 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 15 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 8/2/2011 | Scott Canon
    He's being bankrolled by an animal rights group to make meat. The molecular biologist is working in a lab at a land-grant university that pulls in millions in grants for its research on livestock. Yet the money backing him pushes the desire to end the use of animals as food.
  • Dignified? It was like an execution chamber: Daughter who took her mother to die at Dignitas

    06/18/2011 1:31:13 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 44 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 6/18/11 | Helen Weathers
    Karen Royle’s memories of the last precious hours with her cherished mother Rona are far from the serene, comforting images that she had hoped for. Before arriving in Zurich, Karen, 51, had envisaged a pretty Swiss chalet, with perhaps a view of the Alps — ‘just like the pictures in the book Heidi, which I’d loved as a child’. But the Dignitas ‘apartment’ at No  84 Gertrudestrasse, where 74-year-old Rona chose to end her life rather than succumb further to the ravages of Motor Neurone Disease (MND), bore no comparison to the picture-postcard tranquility her family had imagined. The image Karen...
  • NRA endorses Democrat Kurt Schrader

    10/07/2010 8:23:57 AM PDT · by Frantzie · 29 replies
    KDW TV in Oregon ^ | 10-7-2010 | Pat Dooris
    SALEM -- The National Rifle Association has endorsed democrat Kurt Schrader for the 5th congressional district in Oregon.
  • Gabriella Marina Gonzalez Fall/Winter 2010 Lookbook (Clockwork Orange meets New World Order)

    04/13/2010 7:38:49 AM PDT · by Mister Ghost · 5 replies · 520+ views
    The Fashion Time Magazine ^ | Apr 12th, 2010 | The Fashion Time Magazine
    Post Apocalyptic New World Order of Fashion: Gabriella Marina Gonzalez, the Cuban-American designer based in London, who participated in her first fashion show at the age of 17, shows off her latest interesting and intriguing creations in her Fall/Winter 2010 Lookbook, which seems to herald a syncretic mixture of Clockwork Orange meets leather straps and other sorts of leather appendages and accessories merged with Soylent Green High Alpha Priestess amongst the denuded post-apocalyptic British landscape.
  • Are We Overpaying Grandpa? (elderly get government assistance - not commensurate w/numbers)

    02/24/2010 8:37:25 PM PST · by Libloather · 31 replies · 1,042+ views
    NY Times ^ | 2/24/10 | CASEY B. MULLIGAN
    Are We Overpaying Grandpa?By CASEY B. MULLIGAN Casey B. Mulligan is an economics professor at the University of Chicago. February 24, 2010, 6:00 am The elderly receive a large amount of government assistance – an amount that is not commensurate with their numbers. The total annual income in the United States (national income, as economists call it) is about $12.5 trillion, or about $40,000 per person per year. The egalitarian view of government is that it taxes persons with annual incomes more than $40,000, and pays benefits to persons with less than $40,000, so that those with less than average...
  • Police in Peru Say Gang Members Killed People To Drain Their Fat For Cosmetics

    11/20/2009 10:35:40 PM PST · by Steelfish · 28 replies · 1,164+ views
    LATimes ^ | November 20th, 2009
    Police in Peru Say Gang Members Killed People To Drain Their Fat For Cosmetics November 19, 2009 Gang members in Peru face charges of killing people and draining their fat for use in cosmetics, police said today. Police showed journalists two bottles of fat that authorities said were recovered from two suspects and a photograph of a rotting head believed to be of a male victim. The suspects allegedly told police the fat was worth $60,000 per gallon. Police Col. Jorge Mejia said three suspects who confessed to five killings told authorities the fat was sold in Lima, the capital....
  • Mad Science? Growing Meat Without Animals

    11/19/2009 9:20:24 AM PST · by presidio9 · 36 replies · 1,366+ views
    LiveScience ^ | 11/19/2001 | Charles Q. Choi
    Winston Churchill once predicted that it would be possible to grow chicken breasts and wings more efficiently without having to keep an actual chicken. And in fact scientists have since figured out how to grow tiny nuggets of lab meat and say it will one day be possible to produce steaks in vats, sans any livestock. Pork chops or burgers cultivated in labs could eliminate contamination problems that regularly generate headlines these days, as well as address environmental concerns that come with industrial livestock farms. However, such research opens up strange and perhaps even disturbing possibilities once considered only the...
  • Butchered man used for kebabs

    11/15/2009 1:20:14 PM PST · by RetroSexual · 33 replies · 1,236+ views
    The Sun (UK) ^ | 11/15/2009 | Vince Soodin
    SUSPECTED cannibals killed a young man, ATE part of him and then sold other bits to a KEBAB house. Cops also believe the 25-year-old victim's body parts may have been used to fill PIES too. The trio of homeless men were arrested in Russia - accused of murdering the man with knives and a hammer. Prosecutors revealed: "After carrying out the crime, the corpse was divided up - part of it was eaten and part of it was sold to a kiosk selling kebabs and pies." Read more: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/2730715/Butchered-man-used-for-kebabs.html#ixzz0WxueLNEc
  • Ditching dogs for the planet not an option

    10/22/2009 3:32:05 PM PDT · by Brandonmark · 89 replies · 1,744+ views
    The Timaru Herald ^ | 10-23-09 | FLEUR COGLE
    Linda Finlay will not be giving up her dogs any time soon – despite a call from researchers to swap dogs and cats for pets they can eat, like rabbits or chickens. A longtime dog lover and dog training club member, Mrs Findlay couldn't imagine a life without Thomas, Zarah and Zoe – even if the Bernese Mountain Dog crosses and Alsatian labrador cross do have a carbon pawprint bigger than a Land Cruiser. "They're like part of the family," Mrs Findlay said. Victoria University professors Brenda and Robert Vale, architects who specialise in sustainable living, have recommended pet owners...
  • Daughter Saves Mother, 80, Left By Doctors To Starve (Government Healthcare in U.K.)

    10/11/2009 8:10:00 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 30 replies · 1,861+ views
    Times Online ^ | October 11, 2009 | Sarah-Kate Templeton, Health Editor
    Daughter saves mother, 80, left by doctors to starve Sarah-Kate Templeton, Health Editor AN 80-year-old grandmother who doctors identified as terminally ill and left to starve to death has recovered after her outraged daughter intervened. Hazel Fenton, from East Sussex, is alive nine months after medics ruled she had only days to live, withdrew her antibiotics and denied her artificial feeding. The former school matron had been placed on a controversial care plan intended to ease the last days of dying patients. Doctors say Fenton is an example of patients who have been condemned to death on the Liverpool care...
  • Just Dropped AARP Membership (vanity)

    07/28/2009 1:42:39 PM PDT · by MIchaelTArchangel · 53 replies · 2,626+ views
    Michael T. Archangel | July 28, 2009 | Michael T. Archangel
    My wife, a physician for more than 30 years, just got off the phone with AARP (which should be called CRAP for its support of Obama's health care grab). She gave the woman who said the phone was ringing off the hook today with members canceling out because of the organization's support for Managed Death Noncare. It took my wife more than 15 minutes on hold to cancel. I urge anyone who is a member of AARP to cancel the membership and to tell them why they are canceling.
  • Czar 54, Who Are You?

    07/20/2009 5:38:22 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies · 1,168+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 20, 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Leadership: Our new science czar, John Holdren, once backed compulsory sterilization and forced abortion as part of a government population-control program. The only thing missing was a Soylent Green recipe.In April, President Obama declared that "the days of science taking a back seat to ideology are over." In everything from stem cell research to climate change and energy policy, reason and science would triumph. The problem is that what the Obama administration considers science, as exemplified by the choice of Holdren, is troubling. In a recently rediscovered 1977 book, "Ecoscience: Population, Resources, Environment," co-authored with doomsters Paul and Anne Ehrlich,...
  • SOYLENT GREEN TRAILER - with mandatory end of life counseling, is this Obama's ultimate legacy?

    07/18/2009 3:47:21 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 7 replies · 1,429+ views
    youtube ^ | 7-18-09
    WATCH THE SOYLENT GREEN TRAILER In his teens, my brother had an ugly green van. Those were the days when you painted a name on them. Yep, his was Soylent Green.
  • Upcoming Military Robot Could Feed on Dead Bodies

    07/14/2009 2:06:06 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 39 replies · 1,513+ views
    Fox News ^ | 7/14/09
    Robotic Technology Inc. EATR robots roam a barren landscape as an unmanned drone flies overhead in an artist's rendering. EATR robots roam a barren landscape as an unmanned drone flies overhead in an artist's rendering. It could be a combination of 19th-century mechanics, 21st-century technology — and a 20th-century horror movie. A Maryland company under contract to the Pentagon is working on a steam-powered robot that would fuel itself by gobbling up whatever organic material it can find — grass, wood, old furniture, even dead bodies.
  • 2 Mass. men accused of killing man, cooking body

    06/08/2009 1:24:13 PM PDT · by decimon · 41 replies · 1,612+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 8, 2009 | Unknown
    > Defense attorneys say their clients are innocent and note prosecutors haven't produced a body.
  • Wesley J. Smith: The No Longer Shocking Assisted Suicide Scene from Soylent Green

    04/11/2009 11:34:24 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 8 replies · 475+ views
    Secondhand Smoke ^ | 4/10/09 | Wesley J. Smith
    YouTube Video: Paradise Lost - Soylent Green "And in those days (of Great Tribulation) men shall seek death..." I was shocked by this assisted suicide scene when Soylent Green first came out-in the early 1970s--and believe me, I was not alone. As the audience left the theater, we assured ourselves, "It can't happen here." How wrong we were. No one dreamed that less than 40 years later assisted suicide clinics exactly like the one depicted in the movie--absent the beautiful videos--would legally operate in Switzerland, and would service hundreds of people from around the world. Had you told us that...
  • Use Aborted Children to Make up Shortfall of Transplant Organs: Oxford Stem Cell Expert

    03/12/2009 1:43:27 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 109 replies · 2,680+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3/12/09 | Hilary White
    LONDON, March 12, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) - An Oxford University stem cell expert has urged the use of aborted children in organ transplants as a solution to the shortage of available organs. Sir Richard Gardner has called for a feasibility study on the possibility of obtaining organs from the bodies of aborted babies.He said, "It is probably a more realistic technique in dealing with the shortage of kidney donors than others."The Daily Mail reports that pro-life and Christian groups have called the proposal "morally abhorrent," and said it will result in abortions being timed to suit transplant patients. Dr Peter...
  • Sen. Warner calls for discussion of end-of-life treatment

    03/07/2009 5:54:40 AM PST · by csvset · 27 replies · 735+ views
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | March 6, 2009 | Dale Eisman
    Sen. Warner calls for discussion of end-of-life treatment WASHINGTON Two months into his term, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner has marched into the policy thicket that is health-care reform, urging a national discussion on the touchy question of how best to treat terminally ill people.In a speech to hospital executives this week, Warner called for intensified efforts to educate individuals and families in advance about end-of-life care. With better information, many people would forgo expensive and almost-always-futile treatment for patients near death, he said.Such measures account for more than one-fourth of Medicare payments and 10 to 12 percent of all health...
  • They party night after night at the White House

    02/26/2009 6:35:39 PM PST · by barbarianbabs · 74 replies · 1,875+ views
    and I bought Mac & Cheese for the first time in 20 years!!!!
  • Gerald Celente: Food Riots, Tax Rebellions By 2012

    11/14/2008 10:07:38 AM PST · by Dr. Marten · 354 replies · 21,518+ views
    Food Riots, Tax Rebellions By 2012...Trend forecaster, renowned for being accurate in the past, saysThe man who predicted the 1987 stock market crash and the fall of the Soviet Union is now forecasting revolution in America, food riots and tax rebellions - all within four years, while cautioning that putting food on the table will be a more pressing concern than buying Christmas gifts by 2012. Gerald Celente, the CEO of Trends Research Institute, is renowned for his accuracy in predicting fut ure world and economic events, which will send a chill down your spine considering what he told Fox...
  • Barack Obama: Today's Soylent Green

    06/13/2008 9:04:03 AM PDT · by Impeach98 · 32 replies · 2,172+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 06/13/2008 | Melanie Morgan
    The Barack Obama campaign phenomenon increasingly resembles the 1973 science fiction movie "Soylent Green" more and more with each passing day. A quick viewing of the film's promotional trailer will help to explain my point. Replace the movie's scenes of huge crowds who desperately gathered for food with the television images of Obama's super-sized campaign rallies, where disaffected voters frantically gather to see the pseudo-messianic figure of Obama deliver vacuous promises of "change" and "hope." CLICK HERE - to read the entire article, it's FREEDIGG IT - Help get the truth out about Obama by clicking here
  • “Soylent Green is People!”

    04/06/2008 6:10:40 PM PDT · by Congressman Billybob · 57 replies · 420+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 6 April 2008 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    Charlton Heston died this week at the age of 84. He had two careers, and both were “larger than life.” His family used that phrase in the statement they issued about his death. They spoke the simple truth. With his furrowed brow, his chiseled chin, his stentorian voice, he was cast in heroic roles from early in his career. But he took on similar roles in life, as the head of the National Rifle Association for five years, but also as a campaigner for issues that mattered to him, such as color-blind rather than color-driven civil rights. He was a...
  • San Francisco mandatory carbon-footprint reduction program begins

    Mayor Gavin Newsom announced that San Francisco’s mandatory carbon-footprint reduction program will begin as scheduled on the first of March. “There never was a problem as serious as global warming and we must take action now,” said mayoral spokesman William Simonson. “San Franciscans are among the most enlightened people of the world and they are eager to do their part,” he continued. Phase One of the program requires all citizens to cease jogging and other aerobic activities. “Each time a San Franciscan exhales, they add to the already over-burdened carbon dioxide load of the atmosphere.” Simonson explained that “jogging increases...
  • Subversives in elected office

    12/13/2007 10:01:46 AM PST · by westcoastwillieg · 13 replies · 628+ views
    12/13/07 | Joe Lynch
    Video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7WJeqxuOfQ We have subversives in elected office and the State Department who are trying to cram as many people as they can into the U.S. Many of our large cities are already suffering from overpopulation. The U.S. passed the 300 million mark in 2000 and some demographers say our population will almost double by 2050 and, if immigration is not curtailed, exceed ONE BILLION before 2100. The last thing we need is more legal or illegal immigrants. If the American people don’t rise up and take action to get rid of the subversives who are trying to destabilize...
  • Move over, turkey (Vegan alert)

    11/17/2006 9:43:00 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 102 replies · 1,565+ views
    Post Independent, Glenwood Springs Colorado CO ^ | November 17, 2006 | April E. Clark
    Move over, turkey April E. Clark Post Independent Staff November 17, 2006 If Margie Garrett had her wish, she'd be having a turkey at her Thanksgiving dinner. But this turkey wouldn't be roasted, fried or stuffed. It would be a guest. "I'd love to invite one to dinner," said Garrett, who has worked at Good Health grocery store for 10 years. "I would love to have one as a pet turkey some day." Each year, Garrett hosts a Thanksgiving spread that features enough food to make anyone forget about turkey. She's been a vegetarian since 1972 and, more recently, is...
  • Hair Soy Sauce: A Revolting Alternative to the Conventional

    08/15/2006 11:02:40 AM PDT · by eraser2005 · 133 replies · 4,751+ views
    The Internet Journal of Toxicology ^ | 2005 | Alexander Tse-Yan Lee
    Abstract Recent reports of problem foods in Mainland China have raised global concerns about the safety of Chinese food products. Drawing on reliable data extracted from Chinese newspapers, magazines and the Internet, this report, the second in the series, takes a closer look at the hair-made soy sauce, a common kitchen-accessory for marinating and seasoning foods. It seeks to inform the scientific and medical communities regarding the potential short- and long-term epidemic consequences of consuming such soy sauce
  • Women Paid to Carry Baby to 12 Weeks before “Harvesting” for Beauty Treatments

    08/08/2006 7:57:04 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 78 replies · 2,504+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9 August 2006 | Hilary White
    LONDON, August 8, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The ancient quest of fashionable women to stave off the effects of age has always left them open to the claims of swindlers. The latest edition of the snake oil chronicles, according to the UK’s Daily Mail, has a more “scientific” cachet and involves injecting stem cells gleaned from aborted babies as well as umbilical cord blood directly into the skin. Scores of British women are opting for a procedure that stem cell experts are condemning as charlatanry. A private British clinic makes arrangements for well-to-do English women to travel to Rotterdam in the...
  • Get ready for the Medicare crunch

    08/06/2006 8:04:54 PM PDT · by Flavius · 8 replies · 471+ views
    ap ^ | August 5 2006 | By Linda Stern
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Despite all the talk about the shaky future of Social Security, its potential shortfall isn't the biggest risk for future retirees. They should be worrying about Medicare instead. The government's health insurance plan for retirees is on a crash course with the realities of an aging population and an increasingly expensive medical system. It's projected to go bust in 2020. That's 20 years earlier than the Social Security fund is expected to become insolvent, and -- boomers: are you getting this? -- only 14 years away. The Employee Benefit Research Institute is reporting that today's typical Medicare-covered...
  • 'Hybrid hamburger' answers health conundrum

    06/28/2006 4:12:07 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 9 replies · 346+ views
    www.ctv.ca ^ | 6-28-06 | AP via ctv.ca
    St. Louis-based Solae LLC has come up with a solution, a patent-pending invention called SoleCina that involves both the process and the ingredients to produce either a "hybrid" meat -- part soy, part real meat -- or a completely meatless food that tastes like chicken, beef, pork or turkey
  • Assisted suicides - Process is subject to abuse and unnecessary

    01/29/2006 10:35:55 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 475+ views
    San Diego Union - Tribune ^ | 1/29/06 | Editorial
    The U.S. Supreme Court's rejection of the Bush administration's heavy-handed threats to prosecute Oregon physicians has revived the debate over whether California should allow doctors to help their terminally ill patients commit suicide. The fact that Oregon's law has survived the court challenge does not make physician-assisted suicide good public policy. It emphatically is not, for the simple reason that it exposes the most vulnerable members of society – the elderly, the disabled, the poor, the mentally impaired, the terminally ill – to unwarranted pressures to take their own lives because they are a financial burden on their families and...
  • On Assisted Suicide, Gov. (Schwarzenegger) Says Voters Should Decide

    01/25/2006 10:39:44 AM PST · by iPod Shuffle · 15 replies · 362+ views
    LA Times ^ | 1/25/06
    On Assisted Suicide, Gov. Says Voters Should Decide # The issue is too important to be left to elected officials only, Schwarzenegger says. By Robert Salladay and Jordan Rau, Times Staff Writers SACRAMENTO — In a blow to California lawmakers attempting to legalize doctorassisted suicide this year, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Tuesday that such a momentous decision is better left to voters rather than to elected officials. Thirteen years ago, California rejected an initiative that sought to let a doctor supervise the death of a critically ill patient. But with the U.S. Supreme Court upholding Oregon's assisted suicide law this...
  • Some of nation’s best libraries have books bound in human skin

    01/07/2006 1:44:19 PM PST · by wagglebee · 136 replies · 2,626+ views
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Brown University’s library boasts an unusual anatomy book. Tanned and polished to a smooth golden brown, its cover looks and feels no different from any other fine leather. But here’s its secret: the book is bound in human skin. A number of prestigious libraries—including Harvard University’s—have such books in their collections. While the idea of making leather from human skin seems bizarre and cruel today, it was not uncommon in centuries past, said Laura Hartman, a rare book cataloger at the National Library of Medicine in Maryland and author of a paper on the subject. An...
  • Charlotte-Area Patients May Have Received Stolen Human Tissue

    01/06/2006 1:42:57 PM PST · by Cagey · 13 replies · 382+ views
    WSOC-TV NEWS ^ | 1-6-2005
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Human tissue stolen from funeral homes in New York may have been implanted in at least 26 patients of four Charlotte-area hospitals. None of the patients appears to have been harmed. Officials at Carolinas Medical Center and Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte and Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory say they notified doctors and patients after learning patients received bone and other tissue. The tissue came from companies that bought material from Biomedical Tissue Services of New Jersey. Biomedical is under investigation for allegedly removing bone and tissue from corpses without permission from families and selling them for...
  • World population to grow by 800 million in next decade

    12/02/2005 10:47:47 PM PST · by presidio9 · 26 replies · 595+ views
    Xinhuanet ^ | Dec. 2, 2005
    The world's population will increase by 800 million in the next decade, with the highest growth in Asia and Africa, local media reported on Friday. "The world population stands at 6.4 billion this year. It is expected to shoot up to 7.2 billion by 2015," the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) representative to Malaysia Richard Leete was quoted as saying by The Star. The majority of the 800 million people will be found in the southern part of Asia and Africa as well as the sub-Saharan region,the UN official said, adding that those countries with a high population growth rate...