50-Year-Old Man Cures Lung Cancer With Cannabis Oil, Stuns CBS News

  By Amanda Froelich Not too long ago, a 50-year-old man from Illinois was diagnosed with “incurable inoperable” lung and pericardial heart sac cancer. The doctors told him he had about a year to live, but could opt to undergo chemotherapy to extend his life. As you may or may not know, the survival rate of lung cancer is … Continue reading 50-Year-Old Man Cures Lung Cancer With Cannabis Oil, Stuns CBS News

HONEY AND BAKING SODA

CANCER TREATMENT     Cancer cells love sugar – and mixing and heating alkaline bicarbonate of soda (BS) with sugar-rich maple syrup or honey, binds the two together such that the maple syrup targets the “sugar hungry” cancer cells (which consume 15x more glucose than normal cells), and thus “sneakily” also carries the baking soda into … Continue reading HONEY AND BAKING SODA

Democracy and Liberalism: Brothers?

https://aeon.co/essays/the-marriage-of-democracy-and-liberalism-is-not-inevitable by Josiah Ober, Professor of Political Science and Classics at Stanford University. His most recent book is The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece (2015). A quarter-century ago, the American political scientist Francis Fukuyama announced that history had ended. The long search for the best possible political order had come to a close. Liberal democracy – defined as … Continue reading Democracy and Liberalism: Brothers?

Violence stalks the American Dream

https://aeon.co/opinions/violence-stalks-the-american-dream-like-a-badass-cowboy?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits By Jean Kim Jean is a psychiatrist and writer working in Washington, DC. She is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at George Washington University, and received her MA in Writing from Johns Hopkins. She is a blogger for Psychology Today and has written for The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, and Salon, among others. American culture is infused … Continue reading Violence stalks the American Dream

Young Men Are Natural Fanatics

https://aeon.co/opinions/what-every-dictator-knows-young-men-are-natural-fanatics by Joe Herbert, emeritus professor of neuroscience eat the University of Cambridge. Young men are particularly liable to become fanatics. Every dictator, every guru, every religious leader, knows this. Fanatics have an overwhelming sense of identity based on a cause (a religion) or a community (gang, team), and a tight and exclusive bond with … Continue reading Young Men Are Natural Fanatics

How American tipping grew out of racism

http://qz.com/609293/how-american-tipping-grew-out-of-racism/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=digg   In the US, restaurant servers work under a very different pay system than most people. Beyond a small hourly rate, their employers don’t pay their wages—customers do. Essentially, these workers have dozens of different bosses each day that individually decide how they should be compensated. And there’s not even a requirement, beyond social … Continue reading How American tipping grew out of racism

Why Is It So Hard To Test Whether Drivers Are Stoned?

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/02/09/466147956/why-its-so-hard-to-make-a-solid-test-for-driving-while-stoned?utm_medium=email&utm_source=digg by Angus Chen   Law enforcement officials would love to have a clear way to tell when a driver is too drugged to drive. But the decades of experience the country has in setting limits for alcohol have turned out to be rather useless so far because the mind-altering compound in cannabis, THC, dissolves … Continue reading Why Is It So Hard To Test Whether Drivers Are Stoned?

The Research Pirates of the Dark Web

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/02/the-research-pirates-of-the-dark-web/461829/ BY KAVEH WADELL,  FEB 9, 2016 After getting shut down late last year, a website that allows free access to paywalled academic papers has sprung back up in a shadowy corner of the Internet. loughboroughuniversitylibrary / Flickr There’s a battle raging over whether academic research should be free, and it’s overflowing into the dark … Continue reading The Research Pirates of the Dark Web

GRAVITATION WAVES COMFIRMED

http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/11/opinions/lincoln-einstein-dark-energy/index.html BY DON LINCOLN   [Note: Dr. Don Lincoln is a senior physicist at Fermilab who does research using the Large Hadron Collider. He has written numerous books and produces a series of science education videos. He is the author of, most recently, "The Large Hadron Collider: The Extraordinary Story of the Higgs Boson and … Continue reading GRAVITATION WAVES COMFIRMED