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Whales Butchered in Bloody Seas: Faroe Islanders Say It's Tradition, Others Protest
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Health, Iceland, Scandal )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - rt.com
The waters on the shores of Denmark's Faroe Islands turn red in summer. The islanders are keen on preserving a centuries-old bloody practice of whale hunting, which turns small bays in slaughterhouses despite the efforts of activists to stop them.
Small Town Sends Armored Vehicle, 24 Officers to Collect Debt From 75-Year-Old
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Military, Police, USA, Vehicles )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - rt.com
An armored military vehicle and 24 armed police officers: That's what the sheriff's department in a small Wisconsin town used to collect a civil judgement from a 75-year-old man, who has filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against the town over the incident.
Don't Touch Debris! Antares Explosion Leaves Highly Toxic Elements Beyond Hazard Area
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Russia, Space, USA, Vessels )

Ray
- 14 hours ago - rt.com
The explosion late Tuesday of the Antares rocket, on a mission from Virginia to deliver 5,000 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station, scattered toxic wreckage beyond a protected 'hazard area' that should be avoided, NASA has warned.
Unexpected Ways to Wake Up Your Brain
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Brains, research )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Tea or coffee is often the favoured brew for those who are tired and in need of a caffeine boost. But is this really the best way to make ourselves more alert? Michael Mosley tested caffeine against some unlikely alternatives
40,000 Kenyans Accuse Britain of Abuse and Torture in Second Mau Mau Law Suit
Offbeat  (tags: Africa, Clashes, Conflict, Court, Crime, Human rights, UK )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - rt.com
Over 41,000 Kenyans have waged an attempt to sue the British government for compensation, alleging maltreatment and physical abuse during a Mau Mau uprising in the 1950s against UK colonial rule.
No Link Between Tough Penalties and Drug Use - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Laws, Drugs, Government Report, UK )

Ray
- 13 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
There is "no obvious relationship" between tough laws and levels of drug use, a government report has suggested.
Urge CITES & the 180 Member Parties to Vote Wisely in 2016 ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: protection, wildlife, ethics, environment )

Angela
- 12 hours ago - causes.com
To make sure that this time around - The RIGHT decisions will be made by CITES at the 17th CoP meeting in South Africa ! IT'S NOT TOO LATE - BE THEIR VOICE !!!
10 Companies That Support GMO Labeling | TakePart
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO, safety, health, prevention, protection )

Jean
- 9 hours ago - takepart.com
Some of the biggest names (and pocketbooks) in the food industry are campaigning against genetically modifed organism labeling, but they're not the only ones putting up a fight.
Stephen Colbert Butchers the NRA for Killing Bill That Banned the Eating of Puppies and Kittens
Animals  (tags: pets, protection, law, killing, humans, ethics, animalcruelty, animalwelfare )

Dan
- 9 hours ago - goo.gl
"The kitten-coddlers out there don't want you to eat your pets," he began. "'That's illegal,' they say. But not everywhere -- you can have a dog for dinner in Pennsylvania thanks to the NRA." Feature Story (Big Red Box) on today's ANS.
Scientists: Defusing the Population Bomb Won't Save the Planet | TakePart
Society & Culture  (tags: over population, society, humans, environment, family )

Jean
- 9 hours ago - takepart.com
A new study claims that even the strictest fertility controls can't solve issues of global sustainability, and even a catastrophic plague event wouldn't put a dent in the inevitable human population growth at this point.
 
 
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