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Daily Digest 6/14 - America's Most Dangerous Job, Is Your Bitcoin Investment Safe?

Thursday, June 14, 2018, 9:51 AM
  • Radical plan to split California into three states earns spot on November ballot
  • The 'Real' America: 21.5% Unemployment, 10% Inflation, And Negative Economic Growth
  • Meet Erik Finman, the teenage bitcoin millionaire
  • Crypto hacks: Is your bitcoin investment safe?
  • U.S. Debt Default Causes and Consequences
  • More than a third of American adults take prescription drugs linked to depression, study says
  • Depression Is a Potential Side Effect of Over 200 Common Prescription Drugs, Scientists Warn
  • Disturbing Congress Documents Reveal Even MORE Things That Facebook Knows About You
  • No, White Communities Aren’t Less Safe than Diverse Ones
  • What’s one of America’s most dangerous jobs? It’s not what you think. 
  • Musk Delivers 1,000 "Not a Flamethrower" Units: 20,000 Sold at $500 Each
  • Rocks Under I-95 Present Odd, and Scary, Threat to Power Grid
  • Bleak New Figures Show Just How Unaffordable Rent Is In Every U.S. State
  • Merk Research U.S. Equity Market Chart Book
  • The Permian Faces A Long Term Natural Gas Crisis
  • Will we ever colonise an asteroid?
  • 'Lost' NASA Tapes Show Humans Sort of Caused Global Warming on the Moon Too
  • How Do GMOs Impact People and the Environment – and Do They Produce More Food? 
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Daily Digest 6/13 - We Can't Repay Our Government's Debts, Life Without The Internet

Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 7:34 AM
  • Venezuela annual inflation hits 24,600 percent in May: National Assembly
  • Consumer prices jump 2.8 percent for biggest increase in more than six years
  • As city worker OT surges, so does pressure on pension costs (New York)
  • KRS approves $1.5 million in legal fees as San Francisco money manager brings pension systems to court (Kentucky)
  • Pension Budget Raided To Plug $14M City Deficit (New Haven)
  • Chicago Schools Need $3 Billion In Repairs, Yet CPS Spends Big On New Construction
  • Opinion: Italy never should have joined the euro, and the ECB can’t rescue it from its next crisis
  • Average Phoenix household has $12,000 in credit card debt, report says
  • We can't repay our government's debts
  • Brazil’s central bank in firepower test with currency speculators
  • The $1.5 Trillion Student Debt Bubble Is About To Pop
  • How nuclear war would affect Earth’s climate
  • Life Without The Internet
  • More than half of Millennials expect to be millionaires someday, according to a new study
  • How Much Radiation Can People Survive?
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Daily Digest 6/12 - Venezuela's Long Road To Ruin, What Would Happen If We Stopped Vaccinations?

Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 10:24 AM
  • Venezuela’s Long Road to Ruin
  • Polio makes comeback in Venezuela after decades
  • No, Thanks: Why Russia is Wary of Borrowing Abroad
  • On The G7, Tariffs and Trade
  • Yes, You Can Be High-Functioning With A Severe Mental Illness
  • Deutsche Bank: The Fiat Money World May Be Coming to An End
  • Golden Triangle Update
  • What Would Happen If We Stopped Vaccinations?
  • Toddlers consuming too much added sugar, study finds
  • 72% of Canadian men are unhealthy, study says. This region is second worst
  • China Hacked US Navy Contractor, Stole 614GB Of Submarine Missile Secrets
  • Auto lenders take on more risk to attract more customers: WSJ
  • How To Make A Safe Room
  • Geopolitical Tensions Reach Boiling Point Ahead Of OPEC Meeting
  • In the Battle against Lyme Disease, the Ticks Are Winning
  • Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, June 9, 2018
  • Giant African baobab trees die suddenly after thousands of years
  • Warning of 'ecological Armageddon' after dramatic plunge in insect numbers
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Daily Digest 6/11 - Earth's Dismal Water Future, How Much Money Do You Need To Be Happy?

Monday, June 11, 2018, 10:14 AM
  • The Politics of Pretense: The Status Quo Is the Problem, But It Can't Be Touched
  • MIT scientists created an AI-powered 'psychopath' named Norman
  • Twenty top predictions for life 100 years from now
  • Mining asteroids could unlock untold wealth – here’s how to get started
  • A Father's Day Dilemma
  • How Much Money Do You Need To Be Happy? More Than Most People Are Making
  • What Would Happen to Money Supply if We Returned to the Gold Standard?
  • 3 Fiat Money Systems That Have Crashed
  • Celestial collisions have the potential to change our planet forever
  • 1816 – Year Without A Summer – Massive Crop Failure, Food Shortages
  • Why Antibiotics Today Could Threaten Your Life Tomorrow
  • One of LA’s oldest community gardens thrived for decades. Then the water wars began
  • Earth's dismal water future, mapped
  • 5 of the Healthiest Fish to Eat (and 5 to Avoid)
  • These Scientists Say It's Too Late to Rid the World's Oceans of Plastic
  • Plastics Industry Knew its Products were Polluting Oceans by 1970s, Then Spent Decades Denying Responsibility and Fighting Regulation
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Daily Digest 6/9 - Life In Retirement, Can Compressed Air Drive The Next City Car?

Saturday, June 9, 2018, 11:35 AM
  • NASA just woke up a nuclear-powered probe 1 billion miles beyond Pluto — and it's approaching the farthest object humans have ever tried to visit
  • Life in Retirement: The 1950s vs. Today
  • Meet Paul Ehrlich, Pseudoscience Charlatan
  • How to Reduce Your Risk of Death by Gun Violence
  • Bananas have died out once before–don’t let it happen again
  • Reflections on Sustainability, Population Growth, and the Environment
  • 6 Benefits of Homemade Meals + 7 Recipes
  • Can Compressed Air Drive The Next City Car?
  • Energy Production & Changing Energy Sources
  • The heartbreaking moment an orangutan tries to save its tree from loggers by taking on a digger in Indonesia
  • The best way to save the planet? Drop meat and dairy
  • Predictions: What Earth Will Be Like 100 Years in the Future
  • World population to peak by 2055: report
  • Hawaii volcano eruption: USAF could be called in to Bomb Mount Kilauea to divert lava
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Daily Digest 6/8 - Good News Friday: Invest In Yourself, Gasoline From The Air

Friday, June 8, 2018, 10:52 AM
  • Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now
  • How to Plan a Backyard Campout Adventure With Your Kids
  • Many women with common breast cancer can safely skip chemo, study says
  • The 7 Best Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS) to Buy in 2018 
  • 3 Valuable Ways to Invest in Yourself
  • Six Strategies for Dealing with Controversial Monuments and Memorials
  • How to Make Your Own DIY First Aid Kit
  • NASA Is About to Announce a Massively Exciting Mars Discovery
  • Finally, scientists have found intriguing organic molecules on Mars
  • How to Brew Beer (and What it Costs)
  • Over 60 countries have introduced bans, fees to cut single-use plastic waste
  • Climate Change Can Be Stopped by Turning Air Into Gasoline 
  • A Basic Guide to Thrift Store Shopping
  • Home Wind Power: Yes, in My Backyard!
  • How Long Do Tardigrades Live?
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Daily Digest 6/7 - The Pension Crisis Will Break Up the EU, Dust Rising

Thursday, June 7, 2018, 10:32 AM
  • America may soon face its biggest labor strike in decades
  • Slow waves, high turnout and no lockouts: Four lessons from this week’s primaries
  • The odd reality of life under China's all-seeing credit score system
  • 6 Things You Should Know About a Stock Market Correction
  • All Politics Is National Because All Media Is National
  • The Pension Crisis Will Break Up the EU
  • The Money Supply Always Increases in Time of War
  • There are now more job openings than workers to fill them
  • He Ran Into My Knife Ten Times
  • Will Saudi Arabia Listen To U.S. Demands For More Oil?
  • Dust Rising
  • 51,000 trout killed after water supply cut off at North Georgia hatchery
  • Monsanto Relied on These ‘Partners’ to Attack Top Cancer Scientists
  • Man begins six-month swim through 'Great Pacific garbage patch'
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Daily Digest 6/6 - Health Insurance Companies Put In For 2019 Rate Hikes, Consumer Debt Outlook

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 8:23 AM
  • Health insurance companies put in requests for rate hikes for 2019 (New York)
  • Homeless services face cuts as Monterey County deals faces $36.5m gap
  • A Template for Fixing America’s Public Pensions
  • Pool of sub-zero euro debt yields shrinks further in May after Italy selloff
  • Consumer Debt Outlook - May 2018 (Lendingtree)
  • Argentina inflation rising, growth outlook lower -analysts
  • ECB cut back buying of Italian bonds in May, drawing Rome’s ire
  • How legalized pot is affecting employee drug tests
  • More than half of US housing markets were overvalued in April
  • Miles Franklin: Is Japan Going To Walk Away From The U.S. Debt Auction Too?
  • German Healthcare Deficit 300% Greater than Expected Due to Refugees
  • California Water Law Could Prevent Showering, Doing Laundry on Same Day
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Daily Digest 6/5 - Citizenship For Sale, Is White America Ready To Confront Its Racism?

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 10:11 AM
  • Citizenship for sale: how tycoons can go shopping for a new passport
  • The Federal Reserve Is A Privately Owned Corporation
  • If We Want Your Money, We’ll Take Your Money
  • Is white America ready to confront its racism? Philosopher George Yancy says we need a 'crisis' 
  • Small Asteroid Strikes Africa Just Hours After It Was Spotted
  • Top 5 Cryptocurrency Projects To Watch In June 2018 
  • The New Machiavelli
  • Whoever Controls The Narrative Controls The World
  • The Oil Trader Tug-Of-War
  • Images of Fukushima’s Exclusion Zone Remind Us of the Walking Dead
  • 5.5-magnitude quake rattles Big Island; No tsunami generated
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Daily Digest 6/4 - Teens and Technology, What Would Happen if All the Bees Died Tomorrow?

Monday, June 4, 2018, 10:42 AM
  • Ex-Plunge Protection Team Whistleblower: "Governments Control Markets; There Is No Price Discovery Anymore"
  • Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News
  • Modern Civil War Without Guns — So Far!
  • Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018
  • Is your child's use of electronics an addiction or a bad habit?
  • In Win For Privacy Rights, Court Says Police Need Warrant To Search Area Around Home
  • Having sex and reproducing in space comes with serious scientific and ethical problems. We may need to create a new species of human to make it work.
  • Another Shocking Opioid Statistic
  • Are Plants Conscious? 
  • 10 Everyday Items That Emit Radiation
  • What Would Happen if All the Bees Died Tomorrow?