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Hemp seed food.. BAN

I read that a joint ‘Trans-Tasman’ committee of ministers have recently ruled that Hemp seed is still illegal as a food option, in both Australia & Aotearoa/NZ. 210 more words

Climate psychology’s consensus bias

NOTE: as of today this Post is up at Climate Etc, the well known Lukewarmer blog of atmospheric scientist Judith Curry: http://judithcurry.com/2015/01/30/climate-psychologys-consensus-bias

Climate psychologists have for years now puzzled over public inaction on climate change and also what makes skeptics tick (or sick), apparently making little progress on these issues. 11,403 more words

Climate

Another day, another hit piece from Slate: "The Myth of the Good Guy With a Gun"

Looks like the antigun movement has found their anti-Lotts in  Evan DeFilippis and Devin Hughes, the two people behind the antigun blog “Armed With Reason” 2,685 more words

Gun Control

Can you bang a drum? Dial-a-protester needs you!

While reviewing video from a recent farmed salmon protest in the Lower Mainland last week (published on Jan. 26), we noticed a couple curious things. 158 more words

News

Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

NEW YORK (AP) — The milk industry is fed up with all the sourness over dairy.

As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk. 675 more words

National

If only my music were popular...

Throwcase has posted a passionate and entertaining condemnation of a set of cliches pertaining to the popularity of classical music.

Classical music has always been the music of the educated classes, but today, despite the much more equal distribution of education in first world society, it is seen by many as stuffy, irrelevant and unappealing…

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