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Revealed: true cost of the Christmas toys we buy from China’s factories

Source: Guardian With Christmas three weeks away, an undercover investigation has revealed the bleak realities of life in Chinese toy factories serving a market worth £2.8bn a year in the UK alone. Big brands such as Disney, Lego and Marks … Continue reading

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Organ trading, donation make headlines

Jared Yee BioEdge A worldwide illegal trade in kidneys is sharply expanding, according to the World Health Organisation. According to WHO, the illegal trade in kidneys has risen to an estimated 10,000 black market operations involving purchased human organs– one … Continue reading

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Meet the Frackers – USA

ABC Australia Journeyman Pictures March 2012 As oil stocks run low extracting oil from shale, or fracking, is the energy buzz of the year.It’s happening worldwide, and in the USA in 34 states. But with environmental and health risks, is … Continue reading

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Neural Mechanisms Underlying Motivation of Mental Versus Physical Effort

Schmidt, L. et al. PLos Biology Incentive motivation refers to the process in the brain by which we translate the expectation of a potential reward into the effort required to do an action, as for instance when the expected paycheck … Continue reading

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King Corn – Movie

Behind America’s dollar hamburgers and 72-ounce sodas is a key ingredient that quietly fuels our fast-food nation: corn. In KING CORN , recent college graduates Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis leave the east coast for rural Iowa, where they decide … Continue reading

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Four Horsemen – Official Trailer

The Four Horsemen is an independent feature documentary which lifts the lid on how the world really works. Demand the movie now: http://eventful.com/fourhorsemen Website: http://www.fourhorsemenfilm.com

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Monsanto seeks OK for low-fat soybean

Source: SMH The soybean industry is seeking government approval of a genetically modified soybean it says will produce oil lower in saturated fat, offer consumers a healthier alternative to foods containing trans fats and increase demand for growers’ crops. Demand … Continue reading

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