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Is Natural Gas a 'Bridge' to a Hotter Future?
Environment  (tags: Natural Gas )

- 8 days ago -
This is a second comparison of the typical natural gas plant with the typical coal plant. Image courtesy Carnegie's Ken Caldeira. Natural gas power plants produce substantial amounts of gases that lead to global warming.
No, The CDC Did Not Apologize And Say The Flu Vaccine Doesn't Work | IFLScience
Health & Wellness  (tags: )

- 8 days ago -
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a press release on Thursday about some of the preliminary data of the 2014-2015 flu season.
Mexico Paves the Way for 132 GMO Products
World  (tags: Mexico, Biotechnology, Genetically Enhanced Crops, Cofepris, GMO's, Corn, Cotton, Soy, Food Safety, Environment )

- 8 days ago -
"The Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris) in Mexico approved the sale and consumption of 132 genetically modified products (GMOs) this week"
"Waiting for Fahd"- a Short Documentary of One Gitmo Detainee's Family
Society & Culture  (tags: Guntanamo, yemeni, detainees, cleared for release, ethics, rights )

- 8 days ago -
One family's hope for life beyond Guantanamo. 'Waiting for Fahd' tells the story of CCR client Fahd Ghazy, a Yemeni national unlawfully detained at Guantánamo since he was 17 and who is now 30.
Parents Fuming Over Controversial Sex-Ed Class
Society & Culture  (tags: education, sex, gender, Planned Parenthood, California, schools )

- 8 days ago -
One school in Northern California recently teamed up with its local Planned Parenthood to teach students not just how babies are made, but also to gauge whether or not they are ready to have sex and how to respect the sexual boundaries of others.
Magic Pill for Obesity? Harvard Scientists Working on Drug to 'Replace Treadmill'
Offbeat  (tags: Biology, Germany, Health, Medicine, SciTech, Science, USA )

- 8 days ago -
Dieters are constantly told that there is no 'magic pill' to make them skinny, that they need to watch what they eat and exercise. But researchers at Harvard University think they have found a way to turn bad fat into good, helping people lose weight.
PETITION: Demand FULL Release of the Senate's Report on CIA Torture- Sign Please!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, bushadministration, congress, Senate Intelligence Committee, Torture report, CIA, Dennis Kucinich )

- 7 days ago -
We call upon the US Senate Intelligence Committee to access and release the full, unredacted, UNEDITED report on CIA torture. We demand the creation of a US Commission on Truth and Reconciliation, modeled after that formed in post-apartheid South Africa
TAKE ACTION NOW! It Shouldn't Be a Crime to Care
Society & Culture  (tags: society, law, feeding the homelss, government, ethics, crime, culture, americans, politics, usa, safety, philanthropy, humans, freedoms )

- 7 days ago -
Every week, Arnold Abbott prepares hundreds of meals for the homeless. But thanks to a new law in Fort Lauderdale, giving those meals to the people who need them is a crime.A Florida judge has put the law on hold for 90 days. This is big news, but it's no
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