5 January 2015
by Anthony Gucciardi And here is where you can find it
There’s a lot of quite concerning and truly sneaky secrets behind the ingredient known as high-fructose corn syrup. Not only has the infamously-unhealthy additive gone through a
‘renaming’ process by corporations in an attempt to fool you into eating it, but it is also known to hold some tremendously toxic baggage.
Now branded as ‘fructose’ in processed foods thanks to the whole issue of the public absolutely avoiding high-fructose corn syrup like the plague, it’s important to look back at one landmark study that revealed the presence of ultra-toxic mercury within the ingredient.
Continue reading Newly Renamed High Fructose Corn Syrup Contains Toxic Mercury!
6 January 2015
Samantha Murphy Kelly
HEALTH CHECK: The smart belt may allow you to overeat but it’s also tracking your activity, or lack of it
This article first appeared on
It’s common to loosen your belt buckle a little after a big meal. But a new product called the Belty takes that task out of your hands.
This smart belt automatically adjusts itself throughout the day, depending on how much you’ve eaten and how much exercise you’ve done to compensate.
It also keeps track of your overall health, and nudges you when you’ve been sitting for too long. French startup Emiota unveiled the smart fitness belt on Sunday at CES.
Continue reading Smart belt makes overeating easier
6 January 2015
This GNS map shows the location of the 6.4 magnitude quake in red, with some of the first ‘felt reports’ it received from around the region.
A severe earthquake and a cluster of aftershocks have struck the central South Island today but the isolated location has prevented any damage or injuries.
The strongest tremor hit at 6.48am and measured 6.4 in magnitude.
It was centred 35km north of Methven and was 10km deep.
That was swiftly followed by more than 20 aftershocks – the largest measuring 4.2 in magnitude, which hit at 6.59am, 30km south west of Arthur’s Pass, GNS said.
Continue reading Quake spate shakes South Island: Warning of ‘sizeable’ aftershock
1 January 2015
The McDonald’s burger after 15 days. Yes That McDonald Burger!
After more than two weeks sitting at room temperature in a plastic container, a McDonald’s cheeseburger did not grow mouldy despite cheeseburgers from competing brands doing so, an informal Herald test has found.
The Herald bought three cheeseburgers each from McDonald’s, Burger King and Carl’s Jr. Once they were cooled, one of each group was placed in open air, one in an airtight container at room temperature and one in an airtight container in a fridge.
Continue reading The mouldy burger test: McDonald’s cheeseburger unchanged after 15 days
5 January 2015
Paul Joseph Watson Geopolitical turmoil draws nearer as oil drops below $50 for first time since 2009
As the price of oil drops below $50 for the first time since 2009, noted investor Jeffrey Gundlach warns that a fall to $40 dollars a barrel could spark “terrifying” geopolitical consequences.
The February contract for West Texas Intermediate briefly fell to a session low of $49.95 earlier today, while Brent crude also hit a 5-½-year low.
Continue reading Investor: “Terrifying” Consequences if Oil Drops to $40
31 December 2014
The US government may add the Monarch butterfly to the Endangered Species list following a catastrophic loss of its population over last decades due to habitat decrease from cultivation of genetically engineered crops and climate change.
US Fish and Wildlife Service announced on Monday it would conduct a one-year status review of the Monarch butterfly to determine if they are warranted protection under the Endangered Species Act.
Continue reading Monarch butterfly may be listed as endangered species after 90% population drop