Carbon dioxide actually cools atmosphere
‘…Practically everything you have been told by the mainstream scientific community and the media about the alleged detriments of greenhouse gases, and particularly carbon dioxide, appears to be false, according to new data compiled by NASA’s Langley Research Center. As it turns out, all those atmospheric greenhouse gases that Al Gore and all the other global warming hoaxers have long claimed are overheating and destroying our planet are actually cooling it, based on the latest evidence…’
The Problems with Mail-in DNA Tests
‘…The problems don’t just stop with the mental hurdles you need to go through if your results show a lot of health risks. For one, none of this is regulated by the FDA, and you’re essentially handing your DNA over to a private company. For privacy concerns alone, this should raise some red flags.
‘There’s also a problem with the basic results you get. 23andMe alone has been criticized for inaccuracy and overestimating the significance of results. Most of the consumer DNA tests also only look at a small amount of DNA, and they can’t consider the wide variety of environmental factors that also play a role in your health. The service is also a bit European-centric, and as science writer Ed Yong points out, the results for other ethnicities aren’t exactly stellar…’
While Manila needs to stop the public jeep industry…
NYC Mayor Bloomberg reportedly threatens to ‘fucking destroy’ the taxi industry
‘New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has a reputation for taking on big, entrenched industries (see his prohibition on indoor smoking and attempted ban on large sodas, for two notable examples). But if Bloomberg said anything like what he is reported to have told the owner of one of New York City’s largest taxi fleets, it may mark a new level of combativeness from the Mayor — one that could align more closely with Uber and other taxicab competitors. “Come January 1st, when I am out of office, I am going to destroy your fucking industry,” Bloomberg is alleged to have told Evgeny Freidman, CEO of New York’s Taxi Club Management…’
Myths About Curing Common Injuries (You Probably Believe)
‘In the middle of any kind of health emergency, large or small, you’ll immediately be surrounded by friends shouting tips about how to handle it. When you get all of this conflicting advice (“He’s choking! Kick him in the balls!”), you wonder if their medical knowledge is coming from actual science, old wives’ tales they heard from their grandma, or something they saw in a comic book. Don’t bother asking — they don’t know, either.
‘So, from time to time we like to go look up the actual medical advice from experts to find all of the ways conventional wisdom gets these things disastrously wrong…’
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