Month: August 2008

Cutest Guinea Pigs!

Snowbie and Bongo, with very special appearances by Bellie and Popcorn, the cute Fancy Rats

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Chemical coat to mean drier socks

The process makes water bead on any surface Almost any surface or fabric can be made waterproof but remain breathable thanks to a former military technology. The process was originally developed to ensure soldiers’ clothing remained impermeable to chemical weapons. Shoe maker Hi-Tec has signed a deal with the developers […]

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Sarah Palin Report

Source: Reality Catcher Sarah Palin, bear slayer. Photo credit: GrizzlyBay.org Sarah Palin, Dick Cheney in a Dress In his latest move, with his trademark blend of panicked desperation and political calculation, John McCain announced his choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate. McCain’s anti-choice, anti-gay, anti-environment right […]

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Marijuana Fights Infections

Good news for potheads making their annual trek to Black Rock, Nev. this week to celebrate Burning Man: A new study says that marijuana appears to fight infections. According to research published in the Journal of Natural Products, the five most common cannabinoid compounds in weed—tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol, cannabigerol, cannabinol […]

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Monkeys too display human-like empathy

Source: Information Liberation Washington, August 26: Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, US, have shown by experiments that monkeys have the feeling of empathy, and they enjoy sharing things with others. Empathy in seeing the pleasure of another’s fortune is thought to be the impetus for […]

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The Marijuana Trick

The Marijuana Trick Doug Yurchey – 2005 And I will raise up for them a plant of renown, and they shall be no more consumed with hunger in the land. – Ezekiel 34/29 Where did the word ‘marijuana’ come from? In the mid 1930s, the M-word was created to tarnish […]

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