Saturday, August 08, 2015

Show Notes 08-06-2015

Thursday show 08-06-15

Weed: Good for the Bones?
Got pot? Marijuana might take a cue from the famous advertising slogan for milk. A new study suggests that weed might be good for the bones.
The compound cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD), which is a nonhallucinogenic chemical in marijuana plants, helps heal bone fractures, the research finds.
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Study: Spicy food may help you live longer
Adding a little spice to your life could make it last longer.
A Harvard study tracked people who ate spicy foods at least three to five times per week and compared their health to those who ate them less than once a week.
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Most States waiving work requirements for food stamps despite improving job numbers
Most states still are waiving work requirements for those on food stamps, raising concerns that despite an improving job market the Obama administration is feeding government dependency -- and all at the expense of taxpayers.
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States ask Obama administration to put power plant rules on hold
The campaign to stop President Barack Obama's sweeping emissions limits on power plants began taking shape Wednesday, as 16 states asked the government to put the rules on hold while a Senate panel moved to block them.
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Al Qaida urges: “Strike America in its own home”
The Yemen branch of al-Qaida has put out a call for terror attacks against Americans, saying lone wolf radicals ought to launch immediate strikes on U.S. soil.
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UN forum to focus on surging antisemitism
Fox News reports that a surge in anti-Semitic attacks by Muslims in France has sparked an “unprecedented” wave of immigration in Israel. And in the United Kingdom, Breitbart reports, anti-Semitism is on the rise as hate crimes have more than doubled over the last year.
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3D-Printed Spy Drones Could Be Built at Sea
A 3D-printed drone was recently launched from a British military warship and successfully flew to shore, a demonstration that could pave the way for futuristic spy drones that can be printed at sea.
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Bug Bots! These Insect-Inspired Robots Can Jump on Water
Swarms of robots inspired by water-hopping insects could one day be used for surveillance, search-and-rescue missions and environmental monitoring, researchers say.
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