The common weed killer Roundup (glyphosate) is back in the news after a US court ruled it contributed to a man’s terminal cancer (non-Hodgkin lymphoma). Following the court’s order for manufacturer Monsanto to compensate the former school ground’s keeper US$289 million, more than 9,000 people are reportedly also suing the […]
Although some believe falling in love takes time, others fall in love quickly- and get engaged quickly, too. According to the following tales from Reddit users, sometimes whirlwind engagements can be pretty great and can lead to years of happiness. These individuals who each got engaged after dating for one […]
New research shows that glyphosate, a main ingredient in the world’s most common weed-killer, can be harmful to honeybees. According to the study, worker bees exposed to glyphosate when they are young are more likely to die from exposure to bacteria later in life. The study adds to other scientists’ […]
A jury recently ordered Monsanto to pay $US289 million in damages to a plaintiff who alleged that his cancer was the result of using Roundup, the company’s popular herbicide. On the heels of the trial, an environmental nonprofit released a report that showed traces of the herbicide in popular cereals […]
A jury recently ordered Monsanto to pay $US289 million in damages to a plaintiff who alleged that his cancer was the result of using Roundup, the company’s popular herbicide. However, the trial outcome does not mean that glyphosate – the active ingredient in Roundup – causes cancer. Instead, the jury’s […]
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[credit provider=”Food Inc.” url=”http://movies.netflix.com/WiPlayer?movieid=70108783&trkid=2361637″] It comes as no surprise to anyone who reads my blog regularly, follows my Twitter or Facebook feeds, or has talked with me in person lately that I’m pleased to see that Proposition 37 has failed to pass in California.I firmly believe that passing this legislation […]
[credit provider=”Disney / Pixar” url=”http://disney.go.com/brave”] Cartoons outperformed scary blockbusters this weekend. While “Brave” was the ultimate child pleaser and shall perform well at the box office, as Pixar films tend to do, “Brave” was anything but what the title suggests.
[credit provider=”screengrab”] It’s no surprise that “Madagascar 3” and “Prometheus” won big this weekend.Combined, Dreamworks’ heavily advertised kid flick and Ridley Scott’s much-anticipated summer blockbuster earned more than $110 million at the box office this weekend, squashing the competition.
[credit provider=”Dominik Golenia on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dominikgolenia/2255767532/”] Ft.com US car sales rose strongly in September, with gloom over economic prospects offset by consumers’ need to replace old vehicles, easier credit conditions and an improved supply of Japanese vehicles, the FT reports . According to preliminary data, http://ftalphaville.ft.com/thecut/2011/10/04/691716/us-car-sales-rebound-strongly-in-september/ China’s foreign ministry said […]