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Posts made in October, 2012

Stop Selling Sprouts – And Certainly Stop Eating Them

Kroger, America's largest supermarket chain, announced it will stop selling sprouts because of their "potential food safety risk". It joins retail behemoth Walmart, which stopped selling them way back in 2010."After a thorough, science-based review, we have decided to voluntarily discontinue selling fresh sprouts," Payton Pruett, Kroger's vice president of food safety, said in a statement that...

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Organic Food Self-Deceit

Is organic food grown without pesticides?  Of course not, that would be silly, the yields would be 10%.Then why do so many organic food buyers think they have no pesticides?  Mostly because a $29 billion industry relies on that sort of casual deception. And Dr. Oz helps.

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Physicists Take The Schrödinger Equation To The Streets

The Schrödinger equation, devised in 1926 following a huge international effort by many scientists, describes the 'beautiful and surprising' ways that light and matter behave when they interact at the smallest scale.  Ithas led to much of the technological development of the modern world, for example fiber optics that create the Internet's backbone, solar panels, GPS and electron...

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5 Tips To Survive The Upcoming Ice Age

Since spot weather events are once again proof of global warming, reversing the trend of 2007 to 2011 when we were told that local weather was not evidence against global warming, it's time to think about the upcoming Ice Age - because we are having a big storm in the northeast, weeks later than when we had a giant snowstorm in 1980 Pennsylvania that knocked out our power for a week, so NYC media...

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The Paradox Of Millennials

They are not buying into global warming except they care about the environment more than anyone ever did before. They will eat healthier than previous generations, provided the products are in pouches and not cans and can be purchased in vending machines and be...microwaveable. Except it needs to be slow food and locally grown.What's up with Millennials? More importantly, what is up with...

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