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Low-Cost Micro Satellites Are Spawning a Global Surveillance Arms Race
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, government, military, politics, terrorism, troops, usa, war, micro-satellites, surveillance, arms, always-on technology wars, cyberwarfare )

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The emergence of low-cost micro satellites is starting to spawn a global surveillance arms race: the familiar problem-reaction-solution paradigm upon what all other arms races are built. âEURoeOur competitors will learn to use this exploding geo-enabled...
With Less Crime, Closed Dutch Prisons Are Instead Being Used To House Refugees
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, crime, culture, ethics, GoodNews, government, interesting, law, media, politics, society, dutch prisons, Refugees & Relief )

- 23 hours ago -
It might be hard to imagine a world where prisons actually close because of a reduction in prisoners if you live in the U.S., but in many countries abroad this is not such a rare occasion. In the United States, the existence of private prisons that...
Pollinator Extinctions Alter Structure of Ecological Networks
Environment  (tags: climate, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, government, humans, nature, pollution, Sustainabililty, pollinators, ecological networks )

- 23 hours ago -
The absence of a single dominant bumblebee species from an ecosystem disrupts foraging patterns among a broad range of remaining pollinators in the system âEUR" from other bees to butterflies, beetles and more, field experiments show. Biology Letters...
The Heart Disease Rates of Meat-Eaters Versus Vegetarians & Vegans. The #1 Killer In The US
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, disease, family, food, healthcare, illness, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, study, heart disease rates, vegan and vegetarian, cause of death )

- 1 day ago -
Proper nutrition is essential for good health, and itâEUR(TM)s disturbing how little doctors learn about it in medical school. As a result, they are unable to educate their patients on how to use nutrition to improve their health, or they offer advice based...
How Technology Fatigues The Brain & What We Can Do About It
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, Body-Mind-Spirit, exercise, healthcare, humans, interesting, investigation, protection, prevention, treatment, warning, technology, brainwaves, cellphones, laptops, tv´s )

- 1 day ago -
t doesnâEUR(TM)t matter if youâEUR(TM)re a professional, a student, a stay-at-home parent, or a volunteer, every day can be summed up as a constant battle against stress and mental fatigue. When our brains grow tired, we make poor decisions, work slower, and....
Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, freedoms, government, media, news, ethics, net neutrality, free speech, battle for the net, internet, Internet freedom, FCC, petition, rallies )

- 2 days ago -
The FCC wants to destroy net neutrality and give big cable companies control over what we see and do online. If they get their way, theyâEUR(TM)ll allow widespread throttling, blocking, censorship, and extra fees. On July 12th, the Internet will come....
UN Report Reveals 3 Nations Producing Most Refugees Were Targets Of US Intervention
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, war, terrorism, troops, politics, lies, media, military, government, ethics, GoodNews, bushadministration, obama, SupremeCourt, UN report, refugees, us invasions, american karma )

- 2 days ago -
A United Nations report has shed light on the worldâEUR(TM)s burgeoning crisis of displaced peoples, finding that a record 65.6 million were forced to vacate their homes in 2016 alone. More than half of them were minors. The Office of the UN High....
Indian State Will Pay Farmers to Go 100% Organic and GMO-Free
Business  (tags: consumers, ethics, farming, finance, government, investing, politics, society, SustainableDevelopment, Indian state, GMO free, organic farming )

- 2 days ago -
Is India on its way to becoming an entirely organic nation? Just over two years ago, in September 2014, the Indian Government launched their revolutionary Rastriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (National Agriculture Development Program) as a way to encourage...
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