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Prevalence of bullying and victimization among children in early elementary school: Do family and school neighbourhood socioeconomic status matter?

Jansen et al. BioMedCentral Abstract (provisional) Background Bullying and victimization are widespread phenomena in childhood and can have a serious impact on well-being. Children from families with a low socioeconomic background have an increased risk of this behaviour, but it … Continue reading

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Can Our Genes Be Making Us Fat?

Science Daily ScienceDaily (Mar. 22, 2012) — While high-fat foods are thought to be of universal appeal, there is actually a lot of variation in the extent to which people like and consume fat. A new study in the March … Continue reading

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Absolute Power

Fragmentsweb Think about what it must have been like to be an early human. You roam the plains in small communal bands. The women gather nuts, berries, roots and bugs for food; the men hunt lizards and other small game. … Continue reading

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How to delete your Google browsing history in three simple steps . . . before it’s too late to hide your secrets

Julian Gavaghan Daily Mail There is just a week to go until Google controversially changes its privacy policy to allow it to gather, store and use personal information about its users. But there is one way to stymie the web … Continue reading

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Rare Carroll Quigley interview – 1974 (Full Interview)

Youtube Professor Carroll Quigley, Bill Clinton’s mentor at Georgetown University, authored a massive volume entitled “Tragedy and Hope” in which he states: “There does exist and has existed for a generation, an international network which operates, to some extent, in … Continue reading

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New Study Links Childhood Leukaemia to Nuclear Power Plant Radiation

Matilda Lee Sott/Economist The UK government’s scientific advisory group found no link between childhood leukaemia and proximity to nuclear power plants, but German and French research has found an alarming doubling of risk. In the latest development in the debate … Continue reading

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Genetically Modified Foods Revisited

Smash Cancer I had done a previous article on GM crops, and decided to do another, more in-depth review of this subject. Originally, I was going to cover possible links between genetically modified foods and cancer. But in the process … Continue reading

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Philip Hensher: A warship in the Thames is taking security too far

Source: Independent The security precautions being taken for the Olympics are not only gigantic in their extent, but seem to be increasing every day. It’s the inflationary tendency within security advice that should concern us, not its temporary extent. When … Continue reading

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The BBC: less trustworthy, more dangerous than a cannibal polar bear

Source: Telegraph Today’s endangered polar bear story du jour comes, you won’t be at all surprised to hear, from the BBC’s news website. An “environmental photojournalist” named Jenny E Ross took a photograph of a polar bear eating a cub … Continue reading

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Child Have ADHD? Stop Feeding Them This

Source: Mercola There’s evidence suggesting that gluten sensitivity may be at the root of many neurological and psychiatric conditions, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). What is gluten? It’s a protein found in wheat grain and part of “gluey” proline … Continue reading

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