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Blood Test Results One Year Later After Going Vegan

I had a third round of blood tests done the other day, which provides for some interesting comparisons over the course of the past year.  I went vegan back in March of 2015, so now I have one blood test prior to going vegan, taken a few years ago, and two while eating a vegan diet.…

Eating Lettuce Three Times Worse For The Environment Than Bacon

According to a recent paper put out by scientists at Carnegie Mellon University, following the USDA dietary recommendations to consume more fruits, vegetables and seafood would consume nearly 40% more energy and 10% more water resources on average than it would take to eat the Standard American Diet (SAD).  While I don’t dispute the findings, I…

The Electric Comet: The Latest Evidence

The Thunderbolts project just released the latest installment in their series of plasma cosmology videos.  While this video stands on its own, the first part of the Electric Comet series is 1.5 hours of jam packed science that covers the evidence for electric comets in much greater detail.

Dr. Franklin Anariba, a specialist in electrochemistry, discusses the electrically driven chemistry of comets in this five part series: part 1, part 2, the remaining parts have not been released yet.

Billions in Change Official Film

Unlimited fresh water, unlimited clean energy from Earth’s core heat, portable ultra cheap 1000w human powered generators and novel medical devices.  These are just a few of the things 5 Hour Energy Drink owner Manoj Bhargava  is bringing to market within the next few years.  This guy is amazing.  I’m glad I took the time to check out the video.

Processed Meat Causes Cancer says WHO (World Health Organization)

So the WHO came out today saying that processed meat causes cancer.  The major media outlets have been acting as if this is some kind of shocking revelation.  They also said red meat “probably” causes cancer.  Really?  “Probably?” Cooked meat contains carcinogenic heterocyclic amines. Grilled meat contains carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. All meat contains carcinogenic bacterial endotoxins…

Tanning Salons Are Good For You?

Let’s start off by acknowledging one obvious fact.  Humans require sunlight to be healthy.  In the absence of supplementation, sunlight is required in order for humans to get vitamin D.  Humans have evolved to spend extended periods outdoors exposed to sunlight.  The only culture I’m aware of that has managed to survive extended periods without sunlight, yet…