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  • Q Anon: 6/24/18 FRiendly FReeper Collaboration to understand Q drops

    06/24/2018 12:01:53 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 15 replies ^ | 6/24/2018 | FReepers, vanity
    This thread is a friendly collaborative place for FReepers to analyze information and share opinons. FReepers have a wide variety of reasons for investigating Q Anon content; this is not the appropriate place to criticize or badger those who choose to use some of their time in this manner. If you are new to Q Anon, the three links below provide overviews to help answer the questions, "Who is Q?" and "Why read Q drops?" Is Trump Staging a Counter-Coup? [Q explained?]> Note: The above thread has been locked for disruptive comments, but post #1 includes a strong, concise...

    06/23/2018 10:24:02 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 23 replies
    The Red Hen Facebook ^ | June 24, 2018 | The Red Hen
    The RED HEN 11 hrs · THE RED HEN IN SWEDESBORO, NEW JERSEY IS IN NO WAY AFFILIATED WITH THE RED HEN IN VIRGINIA. We are an independent, family owned business who happens to share the same name. Kindly check your facts before you erroneously defame an innocent business on Facebook in an attempt to destroy their business where they welcome all, irrespective of their race, religion, views or opinions. Wishing all a safe and happy weekend!
  • Man Dies Trying to Rescue 5-Year-Old Boy Who Fell Into River in Sequoia National Park

    06/23/2018 10:11:22 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    L A Times ^ | Jun 23, 2018 | 2:50 PM | Carlos Lozano
    The incident occurred about 7:15 a.m. near the park entrance, according to a statement from the National Park Service. Three bystanders assisted in getting the boy and his parents out of the water. The boy was later transported by helicopter to a hospital in Visalia, where he was being treated. His condition was not immediately known. The man who initially tried to rescue the boy disappeared into the water, and it took rescuers nearly two hours to retrieve his body, officials said. It was the second river fatality within two weeks in Sequoia National Park.
  • Mexico Wins Again at World Cup, Beats South Korea 2-1

    06/23/2018 8:33:20 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 21 replies
    CBS SF AREA ^ | 23 JUNE 2018 | CBS SF AREA
    ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — The criticism of Mexico’s national team heading into the World Cup was loud and scathing. The answer has been emphatic. The Mexicans won their second straight match at the tournament, beating South Korea 2-1 Saturday to move ever closer to a spot in the round of 16. “We didn’t listen to the criticism,” said Javier Hernandez, one of the scorers against South Korea. “It was just noise.”
  • How might baking soda boost cancer therapy?

    06/23/2018 8:15:47 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 60 replies
    ScienceDaily ^ | June 1, 2018 | Source: Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
    A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered an entirely novel mechanism by which cells enter a state of dormancy as tissues starved of oxygen become increasingly acidic. The study, led by Chi Van Dang, scientific director of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, has potentially significant implications for cancer therapy: Large swaths of solid tumors are often deprived of oxygen, and cells in such patches are thought to be a major source of drug resistance and disease relapses. Baking soda had previously been reported to enhance cancer immunotherapy by one of the co-authors of the new study, though the mechanism...
  • Baking Soda: For Cooking, Cleaning, And Kidney Health?

    06/23/2018 7:54:26 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 33 replies
    SciencyDaily ^ | July 17, 2009 | Source: American Society of Nephrology
    A daily dose of sodium bicarbonate—baking soda, already used for baking, cleaning, acid indigestion, sunburn, and more—slows the decline of kidney function in some patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD), reports an upcoming study in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). "This cheap and simple strategy also improves patients' nutritional status, and has the potential of translating into significant economic, quality of life, and clinical outcome benefits," comments Magdi Yaqoob, MD (Royal London Hospital). The study included 134 patients with advanced CKD and low bicarbonate levels, also called metabolic acidosis. One group received a small daily...
  • Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

    06/23/2018 7:43:29 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 34 replies
    ScienceDaily ^ | April 25, 2018 | Source: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
    A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say. They have some of the first evidence of how the cheap, over-the-counter antacid can encourage our spleen to promote instead an anti-inflammatory environment that could be therapeutic in the face of inflammatory disease, Medical College of Georgia scientists report in the Journal of Immunology. They have shown that when rats or healthy people drink a solution of baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, it becomes a trigger for the stomach to make more acid to digest the next meal and for...
  • Famous Veteran: James Doohan "Scotty"

    06/23/2018 7:39:34 PM PDT · by eastforker · 21 replies
    warhistoryonline ^ | 11/29/16 | Shahon Russell
    Doohan did so well he became a Commissioned Lieutenant with the 14th Field Artillery Regiment of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. In 1940, he was sent to England for further training. Fast forward to D-Day – the Allied Invasion of France on June 6, 1944. The British, Americans and Canadians were each assigned a portion of France’s Normandy beaches.
  • Sulpiride and melatonin decrease tinnitus perception (shortened tile)

    06/23/2018 7:34:55 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 18 replies
    Journal Otolaryngol (PubMer) ^ | 2007 | Lopez-Gonzalez MA
    DESIGN: A prospective, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study was done. SETTING: General otorhinolaryngologic consultation for 2002-2004 in Seville, Spain. METHODS: One hundred twenty patients consulted for subjective tinnitus. They were included randomly in four groups of 30. RESULTS: Based on the subjective grading, tinnitus perception diminished by 56% in patients treated with sulpiride, by 40% in patients treated with melatonin, by 81% in patients treated with sulpiride plus melatonin, and by 22% in patients treated with placebo. Based on the visual analogue scale, tinnitus perception diminished from 7.7 to 6.3 in patients treated with sulpiride, to 6.5 in those treated with...
  • Omega-3 fatty acids shown to prevent or slow progression of osteoarthritis

    06/23/2018 7:21:43 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 14 replies
    ScienceDaily ^ | October 18, 2011 | University of Bristol
    New research has shown for the first time that omega-3 in fish oil could "substantially and significantly" reduce the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis. According to the University of Bristol study, funded by Arthritis Research UK and published in the journal Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, omega-3-rich diets fed to guinea pigs, which naturally develop osteoarthritis, reduced disease by 50 per cent compared to a standard diet. The research is a major step forward in showing that omega-3 fatty acids, either sourced from fish oil or flax oil, may help to slow down the progression of osteoarthritis, or even prevent it occurring,...
  • Where is Stormy Daniels?

    06/23/2018 7:00:13 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 58 replies
    me ^ | 6/23/18 | Rebelbase
    Like a pair of old shoes it was comforting to see her name in the headlines every day. Nothing changed. It was Stormy but a calm sameness in a typically fast changing news horizon. Now she's gone. Poof! Vanished. Tossed aside like yesterday's garbage. The cruelty of the media is never ending.
  • Jogger says US detained her after accidental border crossing [US - Canada]

    06/23/2018 5:34:58 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 53 replies
    WTOP News [Washington DC] ^ | June 23, 2018 5:24 pm | AP
    <p>BLAINE, Wash. (AP) — A 19-year-old woman who traveled from France to Canada to visit her mother in British Columbia says U.S. officials detained her for two weeks after she accidentally crossed the border while jogging.</p> <p>Cedella Roman tells the Canadian Broadcast Co. that two U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents apprehended her on May 21 on a beach south of White Rock, British Columbia.</p>
  • For the Love of God, Will Someone Put ‘Jurassic World’ Out of Its Misery? (Rex Reed's review)

    06/23/2018 5:34:37 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 34 replies
    New York Observer ^ | 6/22/218 | Rex Reed
    Most sequels, prequels and remakes have some vague reason for justifying their existence. Not the Jurassic Park-Jurassic World franchise. They just keep on coming for no other purpose than to cash in on a proven formula marketed for undemanding audiences who just can’t get enough of T-Rexes and flying pterodactyls, and are always willing to plunk down more hard-earned money to scream their way through another excess of what they’ve already seen before. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the latest installment, has more dinosaurs, more screams, and more general chaos, but doesn’t make a single move to explore a fresh idea...
  • Trooper stopped Dogo attacking Jenna Rae Sutphin

    06/23/2018 4:35:36 PM PDT · by Norski · 39 replies
    The Chesapeake Today ^ | June 21, 2018 | Staff
    HUNTINGTOWN, MD. – Maryland State Police report that a dog that is similar in appearance and aggressiveness to a Pit Bull mauled a woman in Calvert County on June 21, 2018. The breed of dog, a specially bred fighting dog known as a “DOGO”, is known for having an unsteady temperament. The young child of a police officer was killed in Lusby in a pit bull attack recently. The victim is identified as Jenna Rae Sutphin, 28, of the unit block of Cherry Hill Road in Huntingtown, Maryland. She was transported from the scene to Calvert Memorial Health Center by...
  • Starbucks store in Manhattan cleverly gets around the "homeless" loitering problem

    06/23/2018 4:27:48 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 52 replies
    There is a Starbucks near my office on 3rd Avenue and 48th Street in Turtle Bay (NYC) that I occasionally go to. I know most people here hate the Starbucks but this particular one is not that loathsome. The people working there are extremely friendly and recognize me right away. They always know I want the medium Pike Roast (and I drink it black). So before people respond to say how Starbucks has "burnt coffee", let me say that I know! And I don't mind the taste of "burnt coffee" especially when it is super hot and black as can...
  • Mystery extinct ape discovered in ancient Chinese imperial tomb

    06/23/2018 4:26:57 PM PDT · by BBell · 14 replies ^ | 6/22/18 | Mark Molloy
    An entirely new species of ape has been discovered buried in an ancient tomb in central China. The remains of the now-extinct gibbon, which researchers have named Junzi imperialis, were found in a burial chamber in Shaanxi Province that dates back around 2,300 years. Researchers believe it may be the first ape species to have perished as a direct result of human activities such as hunting. “All of the world’s apes - chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans and gibbons - are threatened with extinction today due to human activities, but no ape species were thought to have become extinct as a result...
  • Famous Veteran: Dan Blocker

    06/23/2018 2:41:28 PM PDT · by eastforker · 49 replies
    readicon ^ | 1/19/2016 | njorde kane
    Dan Blocker, aka”Hoss,” was drafted into the United States Army during the Korean War. He had basic training at Fort Polk, Louisiana. Dan Davis Blocker (December 10, 1928 – May 13, 1972) was an American television actor and Korean War veteran. He is best remembered for his role as Hoss Cartwright in the NBC western television series Bonanza. Hoss served as an infantry sergeant in F Company, 2nd Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division in Korea, December 1951 to August 1952
  • 114 Ending or Cancelled TV Shows for the 2017-18 Season

    06/23/2018 1:46:17 PM PDT · by RedMonqey · 82 replies ^ | June 22, 2018 | Trevor Kimbal
    Here’s a list of TV shows that aired (or are expected to air) during the 2017-18 season (roughly September 2017 through August 2018) but won’t be back for the 2018-19 season. Not finding a show that you believe has been cancelled? Check the 2016-17 season list or the 2015-16 season list.
  • Research team uncovers lost images from the 19th century

    06/23/2018 1:40:04 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 9 replies ^ | June 22, 2018 by | Jeff Renaud, University of Western Ontario
    Invented in 1839, daguerreotype images were created using a highly polished silver-coated copper plate that was sensitive to light when exposed to an iodine vapour. Subjects had to pose without moving for two to three minutes for the image to imprint on the plate, which was then developed as a photograph using a mercury vapour that was heated. Kozachuk conducts much of her research at the Canadian Light Source (CLS) and previously published results in scientific journals in 2017 and earlier this year. In those articles, the team members identified the chemical composition of the tarnish and how it changed...
  • Meet The Restaurant Owners Who Kicked Out Sarah Sanders

    06/23/2018 1:26:16 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 174 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 23 June 2018 | Peter D'Abrosca
    President Donald J. Trump’s press secretary was thrown out of a Virginia restaurant because she works for the Trump administration. “Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to leave because I work for [President Trump] and I politely left,” she tweeted. “Her actions say far more about her than about me. I always do my best to treat people, including those I disagree with, respectfully and will continue to do so.” The Red Hen has been owned by Stephanie Wilkinson since 2008, according to a public records database. Wilkinson and her co-founder John...