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Cientistas europeus alertam sobre a disseminação de Vírus Transgênicos

Quatro equipes de cientistas norte-americanos estão investigando o uso de vírus geneticamente modificados para alterar o DNA de cultivos. A principal ferramenta para propagar os vírus são várias espécies de insetos que também são geneticamente modificadas. O objetivo oficial, de acordo com o programa financiado pelos militares dos EUA, é proteger os cultivos em situações de seca, geada ou um ataque externo. Este plano não faz muito sentido e ...Read full article...

Relaciones internacionales en suspenso, a la espera de elecciones legislativas estadounidenses

Los partidarios del antiguo orden internacional apuestan por un cambio de mayoría en el Congreso de Estados Unidos y una rápida destitución del presidente Trump. Si el inquilino de la Casa Blanca logra mantenerse en ella, los promotores de la guerra contra Siria tendrán que admitir su derrota y buscar otros campos de batalla. Pero si Trump pierde la elección, el Reino Unido reactivará de inmediato el conflicto en Siria. El actual periodo, que se inició con el anuncio de la respuesta rusa al ...Read full article...

European Scientists warn about America’s spread of GMO viruses

Four teams of US scientists are said to be investigating the use of genetically modified viruses to alter the DNA in crops. Their main tool to propagate the viruses is various insect species that are also genetically modified. The official objective, according to the program financed by the US military, is to protect the crops from a sudden drought, frost … or an external attack. This plan does not ...Read full article...

All international problems are suspended, awaiting the US mid-term elections

The partisans of the old international order are gambling on a change of majority in Congress and a rapid destitution of President Trump. If the man in the White House holds fast, the protagonists of the war against Syria will have to admit defeat and move on to other battle fields. On the other hand, if Donald Trump should lose the elections, the war on Syria will immediately be ...Read full article...

Obese and Hungry: How Processed Foods make us Sick

In recent decades, traditional breakfasts, in which teas and coffees have long since made their mark, have mutated in many cities around the world into festivals of sweetened cereals, milkshakes, buns and chocolate cookies with lists of eternal unknown ingredients. This is not something that happens only at the first meal of the day. The diets of millions of people around the world changed from the traditional fresh foods ...Read full article...

A Religion called Facebook

Almost one third of humanity has an account on the social network that is more popular than any existing religion. There are a few things that are shared by a third of humanity. There are very few trends that are spread across so many countries. Not even Christianity or Islam are so expanded as Facebook is. No language or culture is spoken of so widely. If the previous facts ...Read full article...

How expensive is success?

Everyone talks about success, but very few ask whether or not everyone can achieve it. Working is a drag. Every day you have to get up and have breakfast in a hurry, expose yourself to the usual traffic jam or a long journey by public transport, and go through one hundred hoops to fit the dozens of tasks of the day. That is what life is all about, is ...Read full article...

El nacimiento del mundo postoccidental

La administración de la ONU esperaba ver en la Asamblea General un duro enfrentamiento entre los partidarios de Trump y sus opositores. Pero sucedió otra cosa. A pesar de que varios países, como Francia, denunciaron los métodos del inquilino de la Casa Blanca, Rusia procedió más bien a un análisis de la alianza occidental. Para Moscú, la gran mayoría de los problemas actuales se debe a la voluntad de las antiguas potencias coloniales de mantener a toda costa ...Read full article...

The formidable coalition to defeat old colonial powers

The administration of the UNO had been hoping for a clash between the pro- and anti-Trump factions during the General Assembly. What actually happened was very different. While several States, including France, denounced the methods of the resident of the White House, Russia undertook an analysis of the Western alliance. According to Moscow, most of our current problems are due to the desire of the old colonial powers to ...Read full article...

O vinho tinto realmente melhora a saúde cardiovascular?

A maioria das pessoas levaria imediatamente a uma conversa sobre os benefícios de beber vinho tinto ao fato de que foi provado ser ótimo para sua saúde. Mas o consumo de álcool é geralmente visto mais como um hábito negativo do que positivo. Globalmente, até 6% das mortes são resultado de acidentes relacionados ao consumo de álcool. O consumo de álcool está ligado a uma maior possibilidade de sofrer ...Read full article...

A corrupção é o pior inimigo da equidade social

É tentador culpar os ricos pela injustiça social. É comum ouvir que o 1% das pessoas mais ricas do mundo atingiram sua riqueza à custa dos 99% mais pobres. Na realidade, as coisas são muito mais complicadas do que isso. Os muito ricos são tão ricos porque as condições existentes permitem que eles se tornem tão ricos. Por sua vez, tais condições existem porque o governo permite que elas existam ou ...Read full article...

Is drinking a glass of red wine a day REALLY a life-saving habit?

Alcohol consumption is generally seen more as a negative than as a positive habit. Globally, as much as 6% of deaths are a result of alcohol related accidents. Alcohol consumption is linked to a greater possibility of suffering cancer of the larynx, esophagus, liver, breast, colon or rectum. Separately, alcoholic beverages may also cause liver diseases, pancreatitis, risk of heart attack, more strokes, traffic accidents, suicides, violence… So why ...Read full article...

Corruption is the worst enemy of Social Equity

It is tempting to blame the rich for social injustice. It is common to hear that the 1% richest people in the world attained their wealth at the expense of the 99% poorer. In reality, things are much more complicated than that, but can be simplified into one sentence: The filthy rich are so rich because the conditions that exist allow them to become so rich. In turn, such ...Read full article...

Will plasma transfusions be the next great thing to stay healthy?

There seems to exist a waiting list already. They are still looking for investment partners. They are even offering employment to physicians who may qualify for the kind of work they are doing. Ambrosia Medical, LLC is a California-based company that is betting big on plasma transfusions from young people to older folks as a way to add more years to your life. What once was a project that ...Read full article...

Is a Socialist credit program a reality in America?

Have you heard about China’s dystopian new “social credit” program? If you haven’t, there’s a terrifying infographic from Bored Panda that I’ll be referencing throughout this article. The good news is that this is happening in China, where we all know a Communist government has long been crushing freedom for the residents of the nation. You may think this doesn’t affect you because you’re in America, gosh-dang-it, but we’ve seen over and over ...Read full article...