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Vegans bash Starbucks for beetle coloring in frappuccinos

Bruce Horovits USA Today Starbucks has the vegan community seeing red over what it recently began using to color its Strawberry Frappuccinos: beetles. That’s beetles as in ground up cochineal beetles — mostly found in Mexico and South America. Gross … Continue reading

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Schools ‘spy’ on fat kids

Source: NY Post Big Brother is joining the battle of the bulge. A group of Long Island students will soon be wearing controversial electronic monitors that allow school officials to track their physical activity around the clock. The athletics chair … Continue reading

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BBC Horizon – Pill Poppers

Source: Google How much is really known about the medicines we take, and can they be trusted to work? Over a person’s lifetime they are likely to be prescribed more than 14,000 pills. Antibiotics, cholesterol lowering tablets, anti-depressants, painkillers, even … Continue reading

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PRI’s popular POP 101 series

Source: PRI/Youtube The first episode of PRI’s popular POP 101 series. The second episode of PRI’s popular POP 101 series. The third episode of PRI’s popular POP 101 series. The fourth episode of PRI’s popular POP 101 series. The fifth … Continue reading

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Ray Kurzweil – I, Robot

Source: Newsweek Ray Kurzweil’s wildest dream is to be turned into a cyborg—a flesh-and-blood human enhanced with tiny embedded computers, a man-machine hybrid with billions of microscopic nanobots coursing through his bloodstream. And there’s a moment, halfway through a conversation … Continue reading

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The pills set to make you WANT to exercise more, quit smoking and stay faithful to your partner

Source: Daily Mail Science fiction writers have often imagined a world where pop pill to cure or curb a range of ills. But, according to a new book The Compass Of Pleasure, that futuristic world may not be far off. … Continue reading

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