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End Cannabis/Hemp Prohibition - Please Sign Petition Sponsored By Senator Ron Wyden
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cannabis, marijuana, hemp, prohibition, legalization, congress )

- 15 hours ago -
Decades ago, the farming of industrial hemp was banned by the federal government. It's a valuable agricultural product, and it's time to end the ban. Please support the Industrial Hemp Farming Act.
Over 700 Dead in Nepal Quake; Everest Shaken
World  (tags: Nepal, earthquake, disaster, death )

- 11 hours ago -
A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 718 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt Everest. It was the worst tremor to
Thousands Honor Soldiers on 100th Year of Gallipoli Battle
Offbeat  (tags: war, UK, Turkey, Galliopi, 100th Anniversary )

- 10 hours ago -
World leaders gather with the descendants of the fighters in Gallipoli, the memories of one of the most harrowing campaigns of the 20th century have come surging back to life.
Europe: EU Allows Sale of More GM Food Crops for Livestock
Offbeat  (tags: Animal Feed, Cattle, GMO 's, EU, Europe )

- 8 hours ago -
Cows on a German farm: Much of the soya in Europe's imported feed is GM, The EU has approved the sale of 17 more genetically modified (GM) crops - mostly used in animal feed - and two types of GM carnation.
Adventures in Autism
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, drugs, risks, autism )

- 8 hours ago -
It is unethical to market pharmaceuticals to children. Children cannot make informed consent decisions, so it is unethical to market pharmaceuticals to children.
China's Coming Nuclear Power Boom
World  (tags: China, Energy, Energy Policy, Climate Change, Emissions Targets, Nuclear Energy )

- 7 hours ago -
Ramping up growth in the nuclear industry will be crucial to achieving China's emissions goals
The Daily Show - The Return of a Simplot Conspiracy   video
Offbeat  (tags: Humor, The Daily Show, Aasif Mandvi, GMOs, Innate Potatoes, Simplot, Jeffrey Smith, Scientific Consensus, Public Perception )

- 14 hours ago -
During Aasif Mandvi's investigation into the negative impacts of GMOs, he is shocked to learn that a giant agribusiness is not the culprit
How I Got Converted to G.M.O. Food
Science & Tech  (tags: Agriculture, Farming, Crops, Genetic Modification, Eggplant, Scientific Consensus, Public Perception, Gap )

- 18 hours ago -
"After writing two books on the science of climate change, I decided I could no longer continue taking a pro-science position on global warming and an anti-science position on G.M.O.s."
Living Woolly Mammoths Could Roam the Tundra Again Soon - CNET
Animals  (tags: animals, goodnews, GoodNews, extinction, rescued )

- 21 hours ago -
Get ready for the first successful resurrection of an extinct animal.
Understanding and Standing Up for Primates
Animals  (tags: animals, primates, laboratories, apes, monkeys, research )

- 20 hours ago -
From a special free online issue of the American Anti-Vivisection Society's AV Magazine. Very in-depth and thought-provoking.
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