What's killing us this week?

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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by sparks » Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:14 pm

"Better stay on land." :shark:

Bigger boat for sure. And anyway, I was under the impression the alkaline reaction from seawater would kill them?

What?



Oh. Sorry. Wrong movie. As you were.
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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by Doctor X » Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:14 am

sparks wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:14 pm
"Better stay on land." :shark:
FOOL!

Evidences:



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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by sparks » Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:42 pm

"Mail man. Candy gram. Uh, Land Shark!"
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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri May 03, 2019 6:46 am

Suicide’s “contagiousness” is complicated—studies on 13 Reasons Why prove it
A study out this week suggests that the release of the first season of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why series in 2017 led to a small but notable uptick in teen suicides. The finding seems to confirm widespread apprehensions among mental health experts and advocates that a suicide "contagion" could spread from the teen drama, which centers around a 17-year-old girl's suicide and includes graphic details. But the study contains significant caveats, and the findings should be interpreted cautiously.
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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by Pyrrho » Sat May 04, 2019 2:53 pm


The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by Bruce » Sun May 05, 2019 6:13 pm

Bioaccumulation of PFCs.
Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) is used in the production of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE).. It belongs to a group of chemicals known as Perfluorochemicals (PFCs). These don’t break down and as such, increasing amounts of them are building up in our environment, causing bioaccumulation in food chains – and ourselves.

Even if all production of PFCs were to cease tomorrow; in a hundred years, two hundred or even five hundred years from now, the same amount of these toxic chemicals would be present in the environment. It contaminates everything – air, water, soil; permanently.
https://www.greenlivingtips.com/article ... kware.html

Nope. Not going to stop buying Teflon products. Too convenient.

Reminds me of the ending to the dinosaur show from the 90s, were the world came to an end due to a toxic chemical from the production of wax fruit. They refused to stop making wax fruit because who would we be without wax fruit?
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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by Doctor X » Mon May 06, 2019 5:08 am

And spray cheese.

Why do you forget spray cheese?

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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by sparks » Mon May 06, 2019 12:37 pm

You can lead them to knowledge, but you can't make them think.

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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon May 06, 2019 12:46 pm

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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by sparks » Mon May 06, 2019 12:54 pm

Buzz killer! :)
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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by Pyrrho » Fri May 10, 2019 1:10 am


The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by Witness » Tue May 14, 2019 1:49 am

Rural Communities Are Getting Obese Faster Than City Dwellers

Around the world, obesity is on the rise. A global uptick in body mass index, or BMI — a measure of whether a person’s weight is healthy for how tall they are — has coincided with rapid urbanization, leading to the assumption that urbanization is the main reason behind the global obesity epidemic.

Now, a large new report reveals the rise of global BMI comes from people living in rural areas rather than people living in urban areas. The finding contrasts theories that urban lifestyles contribute to the rise in obesity and suggests public health policies that stress food quality are needed.

“More than 55 percent of the rise in BMI in the world in men and women has been due to a rise in rural populations, so this is entirely opposite to the current paradigm,” Majid Ezzati, a public health expert at the Imperial College London in the United Kingdom, who led the new research, said in a press briefing.

Rural Rise

Ezzati and a network of more than a thousand health scientists from around the world known as the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration scrutinized over 2,000 studies that examined 112 million adults’ height and weight in rural and urban areas across the globe from 1985 to 2017.

The team’s analysis revealed that globally BMI has been going up faster in rural areas than in urban ones, except in sub-Saharan Africa, where the trend is reversed. Over half of the global rise in BMI came from rural populations, the researchers report today in the journal Nature. In contrast, only 30 percent of global BMI rise was in urban populations.
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-bri ... NjprRZOnYU

So much for fresh air & living "near Nature"! :x

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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:46 am

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by sparks » Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:54 pm

Well, if I lived in either WV or Ohio, I'd be thinking about it. Wouldn't you?
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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by Bruce » Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:50 pm

sparks wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:54 pm
Well, if I lived in either WV or Ohio, I'd be thinking about it. Wouldn't you?
More astronauts, presidents, and diplomats have come from Ohio than any other state. That's how badly people from Ohio want to get as far away as possible from Ohio.

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That's one small step for man, and one giant leap away from Ohio.
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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by Pyrrho » Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:10 pm


The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by Pyrrho » Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:03 am


The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by ed » Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:10 pm

Bruce wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:50 pm
sparks wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:54 pm
Well, if I lived in either WV or Ohio, I'd be thinking about it. Wouldn't you?
More astronauts, presidents, and diplomats have come from Ohio than any other state. That's how badly people from Ohio want to get as far away as possible from Ohio.

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That's one small step for man, and one giant leap away from Ohio.
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Re: What's killing us this week?

Post by Witness » Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:47 am

Men's fertility irreversibly damaged by age of 18 thanks to Western junk food diet, study finds

Male fertility is being irreversibly damaged by a diet of western junk food by the time men reach 18, a study has found.

A groundbreaking investigation has established that teenagers who favour high-fat and processed foods like pizzas, chips and snacks are killing off sperm-producing cells that can never be replaced.

It showed that a diet dominated by fish, chicken, vegetables and fruit is best is for protecting those cells and ensuring healthy levels of sperm.

Sperm counts have been declining in recent decades and various studies have pointed to poor diet as a significant cause.
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/0 ... tern-junk/ (rest behind paywall)