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“..Applying an electric current to a particular part of the brain – - makes people feel a sense of determination – - say researchers..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> ‘Determination’ can be induced by electrical brain stimulation | Ian Sample | … Continue reading
“..Microsoft researchers have designed a smart bra – - which monitors a woman’s mood – - in an attempt to prevent emotional overeating..” (cont..) (ed:..how about some ‘smart underpants’ for men..?..eh..?..) go to source/story>>> Mood bra measures emotions, prevents overeating … Continue reading
“..A prominent New Plymouth barrister has slated this country’s new synthetic cannabis laws as a failure. The artificial products – which can still be freely bought – are addictive – cause serious crime – - and are destroying young people’s … Continue reading
“..Intellectually disabled residents from Brackenridge Estate have been sent to school with “unexplained bumps and bruises” – and with mouldy bread and rotten fruit in their lunchboxes. Some have been living in rat-infested damp homes – and caregivers have been … Continue reading
“..LSD is like dreaming – it’s not uniform content – - it’s a way of processing content..’ (cont..) go to source/story>>> 10 Best Answers to Questions About Using Psychedelics | Alternet.
“..For his 44th birthday Jay Z is giving himself the gift of 22 days of veganism — – and he’s taking Beyoncé with him. Why 22 days? “Psychologists have said it takes 21 days to make or break a habit” … Continue reading
“..The spin-masters are already at work putting all of the sugar coating on it – but the reality is shocking and revealing. The world as a whole didn’t come up with a measly $5 billion a year for the Global … Continue reading
“..But if seeing is believing – what choice does the woman have but to take to YouTube and expose her ruined mouth? “I don’t give a fuck anymore” Tirado says in the video below. “You don’t get hired for a … Continue reading
“..Pill-induced emotional outbursts may no longer be the preserve of women – - if hormonal contraception for men becomes a reality..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The male pill? Here are some grim side-effects to expect | Daisy Buchanan | Comment … Continue reading
“..PETA have connected themselves to the recent news about the ineffectiveness of the morning after pill for woman over 80kg. Titled ‘Plan V’ – their latest campaign suggests that women should combat this contraception issue by becoming a vegan – … Continue reading
“..Mother Jones has an interesting story about several start-ups trying to create fake meat – dairy – and eggs- – that are not only sustainable – but appetizing … – even to people who aren’t already committed vegans. It’s a … Continue reading
“..Western cultures are “besotted with alcohol” 0 – and are failing to address the problems it causes – - particularly in relation to women. That was the message given at this morning’s launch in Auckland of a policy briefing paper … Continue reading
“..Cannabis may help to reduce brain damage after a stroke – new research suggests. Chemical compounds found in the plant could help shrink the area of the brain affected by stroke – the study says. Cannabinoids in the plant – … Continue reading
“..Imported shrimp actually holds the designation of being the dirtiest of the “dirty dozen” says Cufone. – “Imported farmed shrimp comes with a whole bevy of contaminants: antibiotics – residues from chemicals used to clean pens – filth like mouse … Continue reading
“..The food we eat at home is mostly a matter of heating up food from a factory..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> How Life Can Be So Much Sweeter After Ditching Junk Food | Alternet.
(ed:..reason number 53 to legalise/regulate/tax cannabis.. ..the ability for consumers to feel secure that the product they are consuming is ‘clean’.. ..and hasn’t at some stage of growing been drenched in fertilisers/bug-killers..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Are You Smoking Pesticides … Continue reading
“..Pineapple is a sweet sharp and juicy source of vitamin C – - and is also a great aid to the digestion..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Why pineapple is good for you | Life and style | The Guardian.
“..Corporate manslaughter legislation is unlikely – Prime Minister John Key says – just days after the year’s forestry death toll climbed to nine. The national concern over forestry worker safety was highlighted when one of New Zealand’s largest forest owners … Continue reading
“..The candy maker threw off his wig and went home – - and the fairy may have vomited into the melted chocolate..” (cont..) (ed:..i blame over-consumption of the sponsors’-product.. ..too much sugar’ll drive ya crazy..eh..?..) go to source/story>>> ‘Storm in … Continue reading
“..Look out! Not all psychopaths are serial killers. Some reveal asocial tendencies more subtly – - as a new test shows..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Psychopaths: Some are just like us! – Salon.com.
“..A 2008 study found that people’s happiness is directly affected by those who they are closest to. Those who were surrounded by happier people – - felt happier themselves..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 4 Happy Feelings That Are Contagious.
“..Practice these eight exercises to ward off stress..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 8 Immediate Stress Busters and Serenity Boosters | Dr. Carmen Harra.
“..thousand-year-old healing methods – might be some of the best remedies..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Ancient Healing Techniques That Can Improve Your Modern Life.
“..More people than you may have thought are on plant-based and animal-free diets: Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson turned vegan in 2010 – and has since loss 100 pounds. “Becoming a vegan gave me another opportunity to live a … Continue reading
“..Sharon Osbourne Says Getting Her Vagina Tightened Was ‘Excruciating’ – Talks Ozzy’s Relapse..” (video..)
“..Osbourne then admitted to getting her ‘vagina tightened’ – - saying it ‘was the worst’ – - and ‘just excruciating’..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Sharon Osbourne Says Getting Her Vagina Tightened Was ‘Excruciating,’ Talks Ozzy’s Relapse.
“..Cocaine – the former PR guru Tim Bell was once alleged to have observed -’ – ‘makes a good man great”. That was back in the 1980s when the drug enjoyed a fashionable image – - and was associated with … Continue reading
“..Euan Ferguson lives on his own. One morning his body stopped working..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Euan Ferguson: ‘I think,’ I stuttered… ‘I think I’ve had a stroke’ | Society | The Observer.
“..Meet the eight inspiring souls who say cannabis saved their lives..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 8 Miraculous Medical Marijuana Survival Stories | Alternet.
“..Cannabis research led to the discovery of the human endocannabinoid system.. ..among many breakthroughs..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Inside the Fascinating World of Marijuana Research | Alternet.
“..The $120 million manuka honey industry is bracing for a critical BBC expose of “counterfeit” products – - which some producers fear could cause irreparable damage to their reputation. The BBC was in New Zealand last week interviewing for its … Continue reading
“..Extreme production methods used to deliver plump poultry in time for Thanksgiving – - will make you lose your appetite..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Prozac, arsenic and beer in your turkey: 9 creepy things to know about your holiday meal … Continue reading
“..many advocates eagerly await to see what effect legalization will have on big alcohol. Will it be forced to fight for market share? Or is alcohol so heavily ingrained in our society that pot legalization will barely create a ripple … Continue reading
“..Iron age: Bodybuilder and champion rower Charles Eugster, 94, isn’t the only pensioner to reap the benefits of regular exercise..”
“..Dr Charles Eugster will begin defending his title at the European Strenflex championships tomorrow. The competition will see him undertake a gym-based decathlon – - where he will strain every sinew to try to do more chin-ups – press-ups – … Continue reading
“..The Human Rights Commission is calling for a star-rating system – - that would expose poorly performing rest homes – - to help families avoid them..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Inside our rest homes: Start rating rest homes, says watchdog … Continue reading
“..Woman who says she will not physically harm her son – - must pay £86 a day until the operation is done – - Israeli rabbinical court says..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Israeli court fines woman for refusing to circumcise … Continue reading
“..It is widely accepted that money can’t buy you love. Now a study has found that it can buy you happiness – but only up to a point. National happiness rises as a country’s gross domestic product (GDP) per capita … Continue reading
“..Government changes to the legal high industry have not had the desired effect – and more controls are needed – some Christchurch City councillors say. Cr Phil Clearwater yesterday called for more regulation of the industry – and greater education … Continue reading
“..in 1997 photographer Lincoln Clarkes explored the streets and alleyways of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside – - capturing and exposing the images of over 400 female heroin addicts over the course of five years..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> These Photos Of … Continue reading
“..Will Legal Pot Hurt the Booze Business? – What Do You Think?..” (+ comment:..and why the booze-pushers lobby so hard..to ‘own’ politicians/political-parties..)
“..With marijuana law reform sweeping the nation – - will consumers be driven to drink more or less alcohol?..” (cont..) (ed:..of course the answer is ‘less’..and this is why one of the most powerful industry/lobby-groups..the booze-pushers.. ..this is why they … Continue reading
“..These allegations should remind us that addiction is no respecter of class – money – or beauty..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> What Paul Flowers and Nigella Lawson can tell us about addiction | Tanya Gold | Comment is free | … Continue reading