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Why Did China Just Ban McDonald’s New Genetically Modified Super Potato But The US Did Not?

November 12, 2014 by Jeff Roberts.

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Simplot, an agribusiness which supplies McDonald’s with over 3 billion pounds of potatoes annually, has just announced its latest genetic experiment with a potato appropriately titled ‘Innate.’
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Anti-Stress DIY Egg Shell Calcium

We are looking at DIY healthcare ideas and this one may fit the bill for those who are struggling for more calcium intake.

Preferably, egg shells from organic chicken should be used.

How to put eggshell calcium to work in your diet | Butter NutritionIt’s really common for my clients to have issues with dairy, gluten and other foods when their body is in a state of depletion  When caloric and nutrient needs are not being met, the body cannot function optimally, causing functionality and tissues to degrade.

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Florida Vegetable Growers Fight The Law And Win!

Posted By on July 14, 2014

Jason and Jennifer Helvenston stand in their garden that is also their front yard at their Orlando home on January 8, 2013. The couple has been at odds with the city over the garden. The city thinks it’s a code violation and they want to keep it. (Jacob Langston, Orlando Sentinel)

 

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5 Ayurvedic Herbs That Have Been Shown To Destroy Cancer Cells

In a time where cancer is an extremely popular disease, finding effective and safe cures to treat cancer should be a high priority. The general population doesn’t hear much about alternative cures like dichloroacetate for example which has been shown to be effective in treating cancer.

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What This City Did With An Abandoned Walmart Is Absolutely Brilliant. You’ll Love It

You’ll find a Walmart store in most American towns and cities. These stores are almost always giant, taking up an average 2.5 football fields worth of space. So what happens when one of them closes? It’s an awful lot of space to just let sit there.

Officials in McAllen, Texas, were faced with this problem when their local Walmart shut down. Instead of letting the giant store sit vacant, they did something amazing. They transformed it into the largest single-floor public library in America.

Now this is the library of my dreams. And it get’s even better…

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After stripping out the old walls and ceiling, the developers opted for a very modern feel for the space.

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The library now boasts 16 public meeting spaces, 14 public study rooms, 64 computer labs, 10 children’s computer labs, and 2 genealogy computer labs.

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Of course there is also a cafe, a used book store, an auditorium, and self check-out stations. This next part makes it perfect…

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What’s more is that they host an incredible Farmers’ Market.

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Where you can get everything you need.

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They even set up shop indoors in the winter.

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And Nino’s RioPizza Gulino dishes out fresh handmade pizza made with ingredients from the market!

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Even the grounds look amazing. This has to be the coolest public library ever.

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I guess it’s true what they say: everything is bigger in Texas. Even the public libraries. I think it’s time for me to start packing my bags (and my library card).

Sources: Weburbanist, Viral Nova,  Facebook/McAllenFarmersMarket

8 Proofs We Don’t Need GMOs to Feed the World

Do we really need Monsanto’s GMOs to feed the world? Looking at the research and the studies, the answer is quite clear. Let’s take a look at the 8 proofs that we most certainly do not need GMOs to feed the world:

1. One Organic Rooftop Farm Can Feed 9000 People

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One organic rooftop farm can feed 9000 people. They don’t use pesticides, herbicides, or fungicides, and they provide fresh produce to their community year-round (1). This is a big slap in the face to the biotech companies who lie, saying that GMO is needed to feed the world. This is only one urban farm bucking the system.

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