Monthly Archives: February 2014

“Azodicarbonamide yoga mat chemical confirmed in 500+ everyday foods and grocery items, including natural and ‘healthy’ products”

“Food brands found to contain the chemical include: – Betty Crocker – Bimbo – Butternut – Earthgrains – Fiber One – Fresh Gourmet – Healthy Life – Jimmy Dean – Little Debbie – Nature’s Own – Pillsbury – Roman Meal … Continue reading

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“U.S. Retail Chains See First Profit Decline Since Recession “

“U.S. retailers last quarter suffered their darkest days since the recession….the industry has posted its first profit quarterly drop since the economic contraction that ended in 2009, according to Retail Metrics Inc. Revenue also rose at the lowest rate since … Continue reading

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“Yahoo webcam images from millions of users intercepted by GCHQ”

“Britain’s surveillance agency GCHQ, with aid from the US National Security Agency, intercepted and stored the webcam images of millions of internet users not suspected of wrongdoing, secret documents reveal.” http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/27/gchq-nsa-webcam-images-internet-yahoo

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“TEPCO Admits Fukushima Radiation “Significantly” Undercounted”

“From April to September of 2013, as Bloomberg reports, TEPCO admits that levels of radiation measured from water samples around the destroyed Fukushima nuclear reactor were “significantly undercounted.”” http://www.prisonplanet.com/tepco-admits-fukushima-radiation-significantly-undercounted.html

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“Obama eases penalties for businesses hiring illegal immigrants”

“The Obama administration regularly cuts a break for businesses that hire illegal immigrants, reducing their fines by an average of 40 percent from what they should be, according to an audit released Tuesday that suggests the government could be doing … Continue reading

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“South Carolina City Implements Law Requiring $120 Permit To Feed The Homeless”

“From the Examiner: Feeding the homeless is about to get harder as a new policy is set to begin this Saturday, Feb. 15, in Columbia, SC. Charities and non-profits well be required to pay a fee and obtain a permit 15 days in … Continue reading

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“Robots will be smarter than us all by 2029, warns AI expert Ray Kurzweil”

“By 2029, computers will be able to understand our language, learn from experience and outsmart even the most intelligent humans, according to Google’s director of engineering Ray Kurzweil.” http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/robots-will-be-smarter-than-us-all-by-2029-warns-ai-expert-ray-kurzweil-9147506.html Google purchases robots from Darpa. The human race needs to decide … Continue reading

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