Chickens on Sex Hormons and Worse

What sort of additives is the livestock industry feeding the billions of creatures in its cages? Hard to say, because feed rations are a tightly guarded trade secret. So researchers at Johns Hopkins recently took a backdoor route to getting information on feeding practices: they analyzed the ground-up feathers of post-slaughter factory-farmed chickens More...

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By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Copyright Failure and Reading Books to Children

Education experts, teachers and parents worldwide warn about the declining reading skills of children and teens cause they almost stopped reading books. TV, games, and the Internet have won the battle for their More...

By Bartel Scheers On Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Pink Slime, Soylent Pink and Protein Powder

If you’re not a vegetarian already you’ll sure be after reading this; 70% of ground beef sold in the USA is ‘poisoned’ with what is now known as ‘Pink Slime’ or ‘Soylent More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, March 14th, 2012
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Woolly Mammoths to be Cloned by Scientists

Why you would want to clone and revive an extinct species is beyond me, but scientists are seriously working to clone mammoths. I think humans are getting a little freaky and out of hand with this mixing of gene More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Strap On Your Baby Like A Robot

If you thought turning your kids into scannable objects by applying QR-codes on their skin was creepy then read no more cause the next best thing in child care is even creepier.  More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, February 17th, 2012

The Headless Chicken Solution

You think putting “human-derived gelatin” into marshmallows, candy and other desserts is disgusting? Messing around with pig stem cells so it produces human blood is cruel? Engineering a stock of sheeps, pigs More...

By Bartel Scheers On Monday, January 30th, 2012
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Now That Is One Cool Grandma

Story from a Minnesota State Trooper: I made a traffic stop on an elderly lady the other day for speeding MN State Highway 210 at Mile Marker 197 just East of McGregor, MN. I asked for her driver’s license, registration, More...

By Bartel Scheers On Monday, January 30th, 2012

More Apples than Babies

Apple has been busier making and selling iPhones of late than all of humanity has been at getting busy. The company announced its iPhone sales for the last three months of 2011 totaled over 37 million units, a figure More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, January 11th, 2012
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Trans fats make you dumber

A recent study claims that a fatty diet containing lots of processed foods has a detrimental effect on, not only on the body, but on the brain as well. The study confirms this fact stating that “people who had More...

By Bartel Scheers On Sunday, January 1st, 2012

EPIC 2012

Happy New Year to all my friends and aliens. Let’s make this an epic year with our without the Mayans.  More...