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These Images Show How Inflation Has Made Basic, Everyday Products In Venezuela Ridiculously Expensive

The Venezuelan government calls the country’s minimum wage of Bs 4,252 per month the highest in the region. This converts to $675 per month, using the official exchange rate. But the black market rate — the real price you’ll pay — is Bs 100 to $1. Read More at Business Insider

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NEW INSIGHT: ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE LINKED TO PINEAL GLAND CALCIFICATION FROM FLUORIDE

  Alzheimer’s disease is running rampant throughout the modern world now, but even with pharmaceutical companies spending billions on drugs to ‘cure’ it, they have failed miserably. While the use of coconut oil for Alzheimer’s disease is proving beyond beneficial, the answer to really treating this disease may lie in the pineal gland and the…

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The U.S. National Debt Has Grown By More Than A Trillion Dollars In The Last 12 Months

The idea that the Obama administration has the budget deficit under control is a complete and total lie.  According to the U.S. Treasury, the federal government has officially run a deficit of 589 billion dollars for the first 11 months of fiscal year 2014.  But this number is just for public consumption and it relies…

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MAPS: The Obesity Epidemic Has Only Just Begun

Adult obesity rates remained high overall, increased in six states (Alaska, Delaware, Idaho, New Jersey, Tennessee and Wyoming) in the past year, and did not decrease in any. According to a new report, despite the plunge in McDonalds’ Sales, rates of obesity now exceed 35% for the first time in two states, are at or…

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The-Catch

Peak Pro Sports: Can A National Quasi-Religion (Pro Sports) Go Broke?

Attending costly games is on the margins of the household budget. When the credit card gets maxed out, attending is no longer an option. Please understand I’m not suggesting professional sports isn’t the greatest thing since sliced bread: I’m simply asking if attending pro sports games has become unaffordable to the average American. Who cares as…

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What It’s All About: Russia, China Begin Construction Of World’s Largest Gas Pipeline

If after months of Eurasian axis formation, one still hasn’t realized why in the grand game over Ukraine supremacy – not to mention superpower geopolitics – Europe, and the West, has zero leverage, while Russia has all the trump cards, then today’s latest development in Chinese-Russian cooperation should make it abundantly clear. Overnight, following a…

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WAR PROPAGANDA WORKS: LARGE MAJORITY OF AMERICANS NOW WANT MILITARY ACTION IN SYRIA, IRAQ

In a complete 180 degree turnaround, a sizeable majority of Americans now want the government to engage in military action in Syria and Iraq, following the brutal beheading of an American journalist, and other stories of atrocities committed by ISIS terrorists. A YouGov poll released this week, found that four times as many Americans now support US…

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Burger Flipping Robot

Here’s The Burger-Flipping Robot That Could Put Fast-Food Workers Out Of A Job

A company called Momentum Machines has built a robot that could radically change the fast-food industry and have some line cooks looking for new jobs. The company’s robot can “slice toppings like tomatoes and pickles immediately before it places the slice onto your burger, giving you the freshest burger possible.” The robot is “more consistent, more sanitary,…

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