After Being Diagnosed With Cancer, I Traveled To The 7 Wonders Of The World In 13 Days

After Being Diagnosed With Cancer, I Traveled To The 7 Wonders Of The World In 13 Days

12 countries – 15 flights – 28,211 total miles traveled – 5 hotel night stays – 1 confiscated tripod – 7 wonders – 13 days. I fell 50-feet climbing in Yosemite, got hit by a car and then diagnosed with skin cancer, all in one month. Two weeks later, I decided to see the 7 New Wonders of the World in just 13 days with a new outlook on life: to live more now. Day 1: Chichen Itza It all started in Yosemite Valley where I had been training for…

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Jane Sanders: Bernie and I Will Vote Hillary if We Have To

Jane Sanders: Bernie and I Will Vote Hillary if We Have To

In a candid interview with Tim Teeman, a straight-shooting Jane Sanders talks superdelegates, her husbands temperament, the need for party unity, and missing her family.”> Jane Sanders and her husband Bernie will support Hillary Clinton if the latter beats Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential nomination race.   Jane Sanders, in an interview with The Daily Beast on Wednesday, said they would hope Bernies supporters would follow their lead. Conversely, if Bernie Sanders secured the nomination, Sanders said she hoped Clinton and her supporters would support him.   In a…

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Oil Companies Spent At Least $114 Million Fighting Climate Action In 2015

Oil Companies Spent At Least $114 Million Fighting Climate Action In 2015

And this $114 Million.. what was the cost to the average person? Perhaps some at the pump, but what about the loss in jobs, the further decline of the economy.. You decide and comment below… Non-profit organization Influence Maphas released a report alleging that oil companies spent $114 millionlast year to prevent action being taken on climate change. The money was divided between publicity to mislead the public on the science and lobbying of politicians to prevent the passage of legislation. The estimate does not include contributions from other fossil…

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NASA Just Completely Shut Down Climate Change Deniers On Facebook

NASA Just Completely Shut Down Climate Change Deniers On Facebook

Climate change is a joke.. A way for the political class to cost hardworking Americans more money and to further hurt businesses.. I’d like to know your thoughts on this topic..   Comment sections are always fun places, especially when impassioned issues are involved. But usually, the back and forthsof keyboard bashing quickly fadeinto the white noise of the Internet. So you know when NASA shows up in the comment section of a post about climate change to tell you youre wrong, its probably time to call it a day….

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Ex-NFL Players Rally Behind Medical Marijuana

Ex-NFL Players Rally Behind Medical Marijuana

Faced with traumatic brain injury, depression, chronic pain, and addictive medication, former NFL players are coming together in support of medical marijuana.”> Thirty ex-NFL players have teamed up with a cannabis company in California to test medical marijuana as a treatment for chronic pain and depression. The move comes in the wake of increasing reports on the physical and mental anguish retired football players face, including a potentially debilitating brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Is this the answer theyve been looking for? Leading the player side of the…

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Elizabeth Warren Has Basically Had It With Paul Krugman’s Big Bank Nonsense

Elizabeth Warren Has Basically Had It With Paul Krugman’s Big Bank Nonsense

WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) appeared to offer a thinly veiled rebuke of liberal economist Paul Krugman on Wednesday by highlighting a “scary” too-big-to-fail ruling from federal bank regulators. The Federal Reserve and the FDIC said Wednesday that five of the biggest banks in the country cannot credibly be unwound safely without bailout money from taxpayers. “This announcement is a very big deal.  It’s scary,” Warren said in a written statement. “After an extensive, multi-year review process, federal regulators concluded that five of the country’s biggest banks are still — literally…

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13 People Identified As Immune To Genetic Diseases, But Researchers Can’t Find Them

13 People Identified As Immune To Genetic Diseases, But Researchers Can’t Find Them

After trawling through data from more than half a million people, looking for genetic mutations thatwould ordinarily cause the patient to suffer from severe childhood diseases, researchers have discovered something astonishing: 13 of the people have mutations to some of these crippling diseases, but suffer none of the symptoms. This raises the fascinating question of whether some people are somehow immune to certain genetic diseases, and if this could somehow be harnessed as a new treatment. The research, published in Nature Biotechnology, used data from various sources including 23andMe, the…

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Bernie Sanders Joins Verizon Workers On Picket Line

Bernie Sanders Joins Verizon Workers On Picket Line

Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) boosted the cause of striking Verizon workers on Wednesday, joining them on a picket line in New York City and blasting the telecom giant in a sidewalk speech. Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers on the East Coast went on strike early Wednesday morning after 10 months of negotiations with the company failed to produce a new contract. The Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers unions represent the workers. It’s the largest strike in the U.S. in four years, and it’s happening…

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Oil Companies Spent At Least $114 Million Fighting Climate Action In 2015

Oil Companies Spent At Least $114 Million Fighting Climate Action In 2015

Non-profit organization Influence Maphas released a report alleging that oil companies spent $114 millionlast year to prevent action being taken on climate change. The money was divided between publicity to mislead the public on the science and lobbying of politicians to prevent the passage of legislation. The estimate does not include contributions from other fossil fuel companies, and probably misses some under the table payments. The UK-based NGO used tax records and lobbying registers to assess corporate influence andestimate the total spend,not only on direct lobbying, but alsoadvertising, marketing, public…

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North Carolina May Never See a Celebrity Again

North Carolina May Never See a Celebrity Again

From entertainers like Bruce Springsteen to production studios like Lionsgate, Hollywood has promised to boycott North Carolina in light of its discriminatory HB 2 law.”> When it comes to fighting anti-LGBT legislation in North Carolina and Mississippi, the entertainment industry has been running laps around sports leagues and putting corporate America to shame. Yes, PayPal withdrew 400 planned jobs from the Tar Heel State in response to HB 2, which banned local LGBT nondiscrimination ordinances and required transgender people to use public bathrooms matching their birth certificates, but most major…

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