Poland Bans Genetically Modified Crops

Poland Bans Genetically Modified Crops

Alex Pietrowski, Contributor The North-Eastern European country, Poland, has become the latest EU nation to ban the production of genetically modified (GM) crops, although, the European Food Safety Authority has approved GM crops as being safe for cultivation. Poland’s Ministry of Agriculture has opted to take advantage of a special ‘safeguard clause’ which allowed them to reject these […]

Tweeter gets 2 years’ jail for ‘criticizing’ rulers

Tweeter gets 2 years’ jail for ‘criticizing’ rulers

A Kuwaiti court has sentenced a youth activist for allegedly defaming the country’s ruling emir on Twitter. The opposition tweeter is the second person to fall foul of a recent government crackdown on social networking sites in Kuwait. The court claimed that although the offending tweets written by Ayyad al-Harbi last October did not explicitly […]

Volunteers discovers15 new planets

Volunteers discovers15 new planets

Volunteers from the Planet hunters.org website, part of the Oxford University-led Zooniverse project, discovered 15 new planets – missed by professional astronomers – orbiting in the zones of other stars where it is considered life may be possible. Added to the 19 similar planets already discovered in so-called habitable zones, where the temperature is neither […]

Ecuador Taxes Bankers, President Faces CIA Assassination Plot

Ecuador Taxes Bankers, President Faces CIA Assassination Plot

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa’s government has recently passed a law to raise taxes on the financial sector to help raise the standard of living for the poor. President Correa, an economist who is running for re-election, has reduced poverty and increased the overall standard of living in Ecuador during his term. Understandably, the big banks, […]

How To Win The War For Your Mind

How To Win The War For Your Mind

Brandon Smith, Contributor All battles, all wars, all fistfights and bar brawls, all conflicts in every place and in every time (except those conflicts in which both sides answer to the same puppeteer) begin and end as battles of the mind. No struggle is determined on strength of arms alone. In fact, the technologically advanced […]

4 Simple Steps to Detoxifying Your Gut

4 Simple Steps to Detoxifying Your Gut

Many people use the holiday season to indulge in foods they wouldn’t normally eat. Even those who ascribe to a natural diet may find themselves crossing lines they wouldn’t typically cross when encountered with foods from their childhood or old favorites while among family and friends. Indulging during the holidays is OK! Don’t feel bad! […]

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