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Daily Digest 9/22 - Nuclear Denial, The Arsenic In Our Drinking Water

Sunday, September 22, 2013, 11:53 AM

Economy

Trader Joe's Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals (Amanda)

...most of what we'll be selling will be fruits and vegetables, freshly prepared product, stuff that's really not brand-driven. And [we'll be doing it] in areas that, frankly, are underserved. There aren't Trader Joe's in the inner-cities in America, at least to my knowledge. This is about trying to tackle a very large social challenge we have that is going to create a health care tsunami in cost if we don't do something about it.

Natural Money After Five Years (Bart K.)

Governments try to get the economy on track by spending that increases government debts. Central banks try to solve a crisis by lowering interest rates or printing money. Those measures are meant to offset the effects of compound interest payments. Without interest on money it may be possible to have a more efficient economic system. If interest on money is to be abolished, how can there be credit and how is it possible to have a return on money that reflects the return on capital? These are questions that have to be answered otherwise money without interest will not work.

Spy Drone Can See What You are Wearing From 17,500 Feet (Dana T.)

A new camera developed by the Pentagon's research arm was highlighted in a recent special on PBS' "Nova" in an episode called "Rise of the Drones." It's a camera system so detailed it can discern specific movements and even what a subject is wearing.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA's) Autonomous Real-Time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance Imaging System (ARGUS) has 1.8 billion pixels (1.8 gigapixels), making it the world' highest resolution camera. The sensors on the camera are so precise, PBS stated it is the equivalent to the capabilities of 100 Predator drones in a medium city.

Strong Typhoon Nears China, Putting Hong Kong on Alert (jdargis)

The storm, with a width of nearly 700 miles and carrying sustained winds of 139 miles per hour, battered the northern Philippine island of Luzon on one side while striking Taiwan on the other, moving between the two on a path straight toward Hong Kong at the foot of the delta. It was expected to make landfall in the financial hub on Sunday night, although forecasters said it could veer from that course.

The Arsenic in Our Drinking Water (jdargis)

Trace amounts in the body interfere with tumor-suppressing glucocorticoid hormones, studies show, which is one reason that arsenic exposure has been linked to a range of malignancies. Arsenic also interferes with the normal function of immune cells. It damages lung cells and causes inflammation of cells in the heart.

Roaring Waters, Deep Scars: ‘It Chewed Us Up’ (jdargis)

Jamestown and Evans. One, a 280-person town of picturesque homes, string musicians and organic gardeners. The other, a 20,000-person city on the plains, where families have journeyed from Mexico to work at the meatpacking plant and in the oil fields. Now they are bound together by Colorado’s worst flood in a generation, two communities among dozens confronting urgent questions about how long it will take to recover.

‘Old Smokey’ Is Long Gone From Miami, but Its Toxic Legacy Lingers (jdargis)

At a briefing for residents last week, Wilbur Mayorga, a Miami-Dade County environmental official, said testing results suggested that the amount of toxins in the West Grove sites was “unlikely to cause illness,” and that arsenic, for instance, can occur naturally in the area’s soil and limestone. Marc Sarnoff, a Miami commissioner, said the West Grove had received “a clean bill of health.”

Nuclear Denial: From Hiroshima To Fukushima (Suzie G.)

A public health study at Fukushima Medical University reported that only 0.7 percent of people exposed received doses above 10 millisieverts in the first four months after the accident, and that the highest recorded dose was 23 millisieverts, well below the 100-millisievert exposure level at which the World Health Organization estimates a slight increase in cancer risk.

Gold & Silver

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Arsenic - Chelate with MCP

If you are concerned about heavy metals, you can reduce  the body levels by using Modified Citrus Pectin to chelate out of the body.

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