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SOMETHING ALIVE IS MOVING ABOUT HALF OF THE WATER IN THE OCEANS... (video at end of story).

Submitted by babanaba1 on Mon, 12/22/2014 - 14:11

It's becoming clear that whales are doing a whole lot more than just swimming around, blowing the minds of life-jacketed landlubbers in boats...

When humans kill whales, we're doing more than making a cruel choice — we're messing with an entire ecosystem. Some people justify their slaughter with the argument that the fewer whales there are, the more food there is for everyone else.

FAITH-HEALING PARENTS GET 10 YEARS IN PRISON... (video)

Submitted by babanaba1 on Sun, 12/21/2014 - 11:05

Syble Rossiter was 12 when she died in 2013

ALBANY, Ore. (KOIN 6) — Wenona and Travis Rossiter, convicted of manslaughter in the death of their 12-year-old daughter, were each sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday.

Syble Rossiter died in February 2013 of a treatable form of diabetes. Her parents opted to use prayer instead of medicine for the girl, and were convicted in the case in November.

4 SIMPLE NUMBERS IN 1 SIMPLE INFOGRAPHIC ABOUT THE SCARY TRUTH...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Sat, 12/20/2014 - 18:14

It's a fact: Climate change is happening. Know a denier? Show them the numbers...

A handy carbon dioxide graph!

Yeah, climate change is happening. We can debate the best way to address it, but the discussions about whether it's really a thing are very off base, tired, and unproductive. Here are a few more facts to share with those who don't want to face reality:

Sony Bungles Billion-Dollar Positive Public Relations Boon On Hacking Incident!

Submitted by babanaba1 on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:25

Sony's senior executives and its public relations firms should be immediately dismissed for gross incompetence! Sony has been given a billion-dollar positive public relations boon and gift by the hacking incident and no one on the team there seems to understand how to use it.

In IS, “I” Stands for “Infection,” Not “Islam”...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Wed, 12/17/2014 - 19:54

 

We have to teach people, especially young Muslims, how to protect themselves against mind manipulation.

 

Why are so many well-educated young Muslims turning to terrorism, with some even becoming human bombs?

Is Islam itself the problem, a religion of 1.6 billion people, with a religious majority in 49 countries around the world?

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