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Archive for July, 2016

Why News Junkies Get Are So Glum About Politics, Economics, and Everything Else – The Atlantic

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/07/26

I think that I fall in this group. Only I get news from a mix of various valid internet news or tech sites. Perhaps I should cut that back a bit..

Stock-market crashes, terrorist attacks, and the dark side of “newsworthy” stories

Source: Why News Junkies Get Are So Glum About Politics, Economics, and Everything Else – The Atlantic

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FBI Suspects Russia Hacked DNC; U.S. Officials Say It Was to Elect Donald Trump

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/07/25

If true how bad would Trump be for America if a Communist nation wants him to be the next President?

Did the Russian government hack the DNC to bring down Hillary Clinton? That’s the view that’s quickly emerging inside American intelligence and law enforcement agencies.

Source: FBI Suspects Russia Hacked DNC; U.S. Officials Say It Was to Elect Donald Trump

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What if There Just Aren’t Enough Jobs to Go Around?

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/07/21

With some parts of this country pushing  back from helping others if the following is really happening at what point does the USA become a 2nd/3rd world country?

A new study examines earnings data to link declining job mobility to lower overall demand for workers, suggesting the focus on supply-side factors such as occupational licensing is misguided.

Source: What if There Just Aren’t Enough Jobs to Go Around?

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How the sea gets its smell – and why it’s important

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/07/15

Scientists have discovered just how the “smell of the sea” is produced by a tiny marine organism that is playing a major role in the fight against climate change. The microbes are so small that about half a million of them can be found in just a teaspoon of seawater. But they are also so numerous – they are among the most abundant forms of life – that they appear have a significant effect on the Earth’s climate.

Source: How the sea gets its smell – and why it’s important | Environment | The Independent

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9 Things Will Happen When You Eat Black-Spotted Bananas

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/07/15

Turns out that those old ugly Bananas are good for you.

Learn these 9 surprising health benefits of black-spotted bananas and you’ll never toss your days-old fruit again!

Source: 9 Things Will Happen When You Eat Black-Spotted Bananas

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10 Ways To Hack Into Your Happy Brain Chemicals

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/07/15

How you experience life boils down to the chemicals inside your head. Here are ten easy ways, backed by science, to hack into your happy chemicals.

Source: 10 Ways To Hack Into Your Happy Brain Chemicals

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The world’s biodiversity has decreased below ‘safe’ levels 

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/07/15

What happens when the animals, birds, fishes and insects (well cockroaches, ants, flies and rats will never die out) go below sustainable levels ?

Source: The world’s biodiversity has decreased below ‘safe’ levels | The Verge

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Migraines Linked To Lack Of Specific Vitamins

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/07/11

Many young adults, teens and children with migraines are deficient in these three nutrients, study finds.

Mild deficiency of coenzyme Q10, riboflavin and vitamin D has been found in a high percentage of patients with migraines.

 

 

More at http://www.healthiestblog.com/2016/06/vitamins-deficiency-migraines.php

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While The Spotlight Was On Offshore Drilling, Fracking Quietly Made Its Way Into Our Oceans 

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/07/01

Are we killing ourselves in the quest for money?

Fracking operations dump 76 billion gallons of chemical-laced water into the Gulf each year.

Source: While The Spotlight Was On Offshore Drilling, Fracking Quietly Made Its Way Into Our Oceans | ThinkProgress

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Beijing is sinking into the ground, says report 

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/07/01

Beijing is sinking, according to a new study of the city. Using advanced radar, researchers found China’s capital is dropping by up to 10.6cm (about four inches) a year because of land subsidence, described as a “severe geohazard” in a new report.

Source: Beijing is sinking into the ground, says report | Asia | News | The Independent

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