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Pentagon Has Emitted Over a Billion Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gases in Its War on Terror

Pentagon Has Emitted Over a Billion Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gases in Its War on Terror

2 hours ago   |   MintPress News

Shadowproof - The United States military has emitted over a billion metric tons of greenhouse gases since the beginning of the global war on terrorism in 2001, according to a...
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New Sensor Could Detect Electrical Failures in Ships or Buildings

9 hours ago   |   Scientific American

A monitoring device could measure overall power consumption and identify critical malfunctions
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Global commodities trade and consumption place the world's primates at risk of extinction

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

A recent study highlights the fact that the economic benefits of commodity export for primate habitat countries has been limited relative to the extreme environmental costs of...
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The True Price of the Thing You're Buying May Not Be Printed on It

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Does the tag say “buyer's remorse,” “spousal guilt trip” or “bloating may ensue?” If not, it's time to consider the object's full consumption cost.
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Over 246,000 pounds of breakfast wraps recalled because they may have small rocks

1 day ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

A Texas company is recalling more than 246,000 pounds of frozen breakfast wraps sold nationwide over fears the bacon may be contaminated with extraneous materials, especially...
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Argentina and Uruguay Work to Restore Power After Major Electrical Failure

2 days ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Argentina and Uruguay were working frantically to return power on Sunday, after a massive power failure left large swaths of the South American countries in the dark. It was...
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No hard stuff: London Metal Exchange bans traders from boozing during work hours

No hard stuff: London Metal Exchange bans traders from boozing during work hours

2 days ago   |   RT

In an attempt to improve the image of its industry, the world's largest metals bourse, the London Metal Exchange , is planning to enforce an official ban on alcohol consumption...
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10 dangers of a low-fiber diet, from constipation to colon cancer

10 dangers of a low-fiber diet, from constipation to colon cancer

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Most Americans don't get nearly enough fiber, and diets lacking whole grains and fruits, like the keto diet , can also make fiber difficult to consume. A lack of fiber can mean...
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New evidence suggests prehistoric humans were big stoners

New evidence suggests prehistoric humans were big stoners

5 days ago   |   New York Post

It can now go down in history as the “Stoned Age.” An international team of archaeologists in western China unearthed the oldest evidence of prehistoric cannabis consumption...
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There's even more evidence that eating too much red meat shortens your lifespan

There's even more evidence that eating too much red meat shortens your lifespan

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Many studies have concluded that too much red meat is bad for our health. New research from the US and China has found that increasing red meat intake, particularly when it's...
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Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to listeria concerns

You might want to check the fridge. Read more ...

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary, according to the president. Read more ...

'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins releasing a prequel about Panem

'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins releasing a prequel about Panem

A new prequel to the hit book series is coming to a district near you in 2020. Read more ...

Japan issues tsunami warning after 6.5-magnitude earthquake off north-east coast

Japan issues tsunami warning after 6.5-magnitude earthquake off north-east coast

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred in the Sea of Japan. The powerful jolt triggered a tsunami warning across the island nation. Read more ...

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area's history... Read more ...

Patrick Shanahan Pulls Out Of Defense Secretary Confirmation Process, Trump...

Patrick Shanahan Pulls Out Of Defense Secretary Confirmation Process, Trump Tweets

Trump nominated Mark Esper as the new acting secretary of defense, replacing Shanahan, who's facing controversy over an alleged 2010 domestic dispute. Read more ...

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week

President Donald Trump says that next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin removing millions of people in the U.S. illegally. Read more ...

Trump's pick for Pentagon chief unexpectedly pulled his name out of the...

Trump's pick for Pentagon chief unexpectedly pulled his name out of the running and stepped down

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, President Trump's pick to lead the Pentagon, has withdrawn from the confirmation process and is stepping down to spend more time... Read more ...

Boaty McBoatface, Internet-Adored Sub, Makes Deep-Sea Discovery On Climate...

Boaty McBoatface, Internet-Adored Sub, Makes Deep-Sea Discovery On Climate Change

Since the delightful snafu that led to the research vessel's goofy moniker, the autonomous submarine has been off gathering deep-sea data on the effects of Antarctic winds... Read more ...

Dream job alert: You can get paid $10,000 to be a 'chief grilling officer'...

Dream job alert: You can get paid $10,000 to be a 'chief grilling officer' and travel across America to find the best BBQ ribs

Reynold's Wrap says it will pay someone $10,000 to spend two weeks in August traveling across the US to find the best BBQ ribs in America. The company will supply the "chief... Read more ...