Kids Given Baby Chicks and Chili Seeds to Reduce Screen Use and Addiction (Indonesia)

Kids Given Baby Chicks and Chili Seeds to Reduce Screen Use and Addiction (Indonesia) By B.N. Frank Silicon Valley parents must have suspected all along that excessive screen use and exposure aren’t good for kids (see 1, 2, 3).  For many years now they have been sending their own kids to expensive low-tech and no-tech schools (see 1, 2) and limiting their use of tech in their homes. Despite increasing issues and warnings associated with kids and screens, companies still make and market tech to kids and their schools (see…

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Should Yellowstone Nat’l Park Install Environmentally Harmful Wi-Fi at the Expense of Wildlife and Nature? Public Comments Due This Month.

Should Yellowstone Nat’l Park Install Environmentally Harmful Wi-Fi at the Expense of Wildlife and Nature? Public Comments Due This Month. By B.N. Frank Research has determined that all sources of wireless radiation – including cell towers and WiFi – are biologically and environmentally harmful. That’s why many environmentalists are fighting cell tower installation at national parks (see 1, 2).  Unfortunately, businesses still want to install WiFi in national parks anyway.  Yellowstone Park is asking for public comments about this.  The deadline is November 29. From East Idaho News: MAMMOTH HOT…

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Yale Study: Wild Mosquitoes Retained Genes Of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Yale Study: Wild Mosquitoes Retained Genes Of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes By Aaron Kesel In Brazil a genetic engineering test of mosquitoes appears to have failed, with genes from the mutant mosquitoes now mixing with the native population, Nature reported. This comes as mad scientists in the U.S. are finding they are getting bitten back by messing with nature after running their own program to genetically modify mosquitoes. The experiment involved a company called Oxitec which took male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes and genetically engineered them to have a dominant lethal gene.…

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