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Air Pollution: Getting All Choked Up

By Daniel Brouse Air pollution may be the largest problem facing the world. Emissions of CO2, methane and other greenhouse gases are causing irreversible climate change. Since the effects of global warming take years to become apparent, many people don’t even notice the change; however, air pollution is already the leading cause of death worldwide. […]

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Trade War! What Is It Good For?

By Daniel Brouse International Economics 101 What do you think of when you hear the term “trade war”? The costs and benefits to society are very similar to traditional warfare. 1) Financial Cost. A war is expensive. In a trade war, huge tariffs are placed on the purchase of imports. A tariff is a sales […]

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Climate Change, Extreme Weather and Toxic Crops

by Daniel Brouse The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released a report that examines how climate change is increasing the toxicity of crops. Crop Toxicity Extreme weather events, such as “drought and high temperatures, can trigger the accumulation in crops of chemical compounds that are toxic to animals and humans.” The report goes on […]

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Largest Health Risk

The largest unnatural risk to your health is air pollution. Air pollution is responsible for 1 in 8 deaths. WHO reports: In new estimates released today, WHO reports that in 2012 around 7 million people died – one in eight of total global deaths – as a result of air pollution exposure. This finding more […]

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Health And Air Quality

by Daniel Brouse Q: What causes the most illness in the United States? A: Bad air quality The leading causes of bad air quality are Particulate Matter, Ground Level Ozone, Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) and Nitrogen Oxide (NOx). Asthma is a chronic lung disease that affects an estimated 16.4 million adults and 7.0 million children in […]

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Is Opposition To GMO Crops Irrational?

By Daniel Brouse There is evidence of genetically modified crops for over 8,000 years. There is no evidence of harm from eating GM foods. The Bible compares the grafting of an olive branch to a human being grafted to God. Romans 11:17 — “But some of these branches from Abraham’s tree — some of the […]

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What if God is a Girl?

Father John Micheal O’neal, a seventy-one year old Catholic priest from Massachusetts, was declared dead for approximately forty-eight minutes. Doctors were able to re-start his heart. Father O’neal claims to have had a “near death” experience in which he met God. He believes God is a “feminine, mother-like Being of Light”. The Father said, “I […]

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Ebola Virus Disease

The World Health Organization (WHO) believes the ebola outbreak is more severe than first thought. Because of fear and lack of education, many cases are going unreported. Ebola has a high instance of death due to bleeding from orifices. “Ebola virus disease is a severe, often fatal illness and one of the world’s most virulent […]

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Antimicrobial Resistance — a Serious Threat to Health

WHO’s first global report on antibiotic resistance reveals serious, worldwide threat to public health New WHO report provides the most comprehensive picture of antibiotic resistance to date, with data from 114 countries   A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) –its first to look at antimicrobial resistance, including antibiotic resistance, globally–reveals that this […]

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Post-mortem Brains

National Institute of Mental Health — To expedite research on brain disorders, the National Institutes of Health is shifting from a limited funding role to coordinating a Web-based resource for sharing post-mortem brain tissue. Under a NIH NeuroBioBank initiative, five brain banks will begin collaborating in a tissue sharing network for the neuroscience community. “Instead […]

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    • Picture Of A Black Hole
      by Daniel Brouse You can not really take a picture of a black hole. No light escapes from a black hole, so you won’t see anything. That is why it is called a black hole; however, theoretical astronomers have attempted to take the first picture. Instead, they try to piece together an image of a […]
    • VPN: Virtual Private Network and Internet Privacy
      by Daniel Brouse and Sidd Mukherjee Your Internet service provider (ISP) knows where you live, your address and billing info. They also know: all the IPs and domain names you visit and when all the content of your unencrypted traffic in and out, as well as, the timing The federal government now allows your ISP […]
    • Climate Change Breaks Multiple Records with Global Impacts
      The World Meteorological Organization (WHO) issued a report that states records for 2016: a record global temperature exceptionally low sea ice unabated sea level rise ocean heat Extreme weather and climate conditions have continued into 2017. “This report confirms that the year 2016 was the warmest on record – a remarkable 1.1 °C above the […]
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    • March For Science
      by Daniel Brouse PHILADELPHIA, PA — The March For Science protest was held in over 500 cities worldwide. The Trump administration has invented many fake news stories and alternative facts including climate change is a hoax, vaccines are dangerous and the best way to protect the environment is through economic growth. Hundreds of thousands of […]
    • Video Documentary of the History of Roxborough, Philadelphia
      PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon Historical Society will feature guest speaker Nicholas Stamps “Video Documentary of the History of Roxborough, Philadelphia”. The event is free and open to the public. April 26th To be held at: Journey’s Way 403 Rector Street Philadelphia, PA 19128 @ 7 PM Guest Speaker — Mr. Nicholas Stamps […]
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    • SLS Engine Section Test Article Loaded on Barge Pegasus
      A engine section structural qualification test article for NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System, is loaded onto the barge Pegasus at the agency's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. The test article now will make its way from Michoud to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for structural loads testing.
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