The Anatomy of Determination September 2009 Like all investors, we spend a lot of time trying to learn how to predict which startups will succeed. We probably spend more time thinking about it than most, because we invest the earliest. Prediction is usually all we have to rely on. Why Legalize Marijuana? Because GMO Pot Is On Its Way U.S. corporation Monsanto plans to launch production of genetically modified marijuana, and companies such as Drug Policy Alliance y Open Society Foundation are going to create our own brand, which will be produced under cannabis, information portal La Red 21. Organization of Open Society Foundation is under the control of the shareholder Monsanto, billionaire George Soros. Company Drug Policy Alliance y Open Society Foundation, funded by Monsanto will be responsible for market development of transgenic seeds of marijuana, particularly in Uruguay. Uruguay – the first country in the world to officially legalize the production and sale of marijuana.
Will Mediterranean Diet Really Help Depression? A new wide-scale review of data on diet and mental health finds a link between reduction in incidents of depression and a Mediterranean diet, but is this finding reliable? The research, published this month in the journal “Molecular Psychology“, was conducted by researchers at University College London involving teams from the UK, Spain and Australia. The researchers sought to look at what role, if any, nutrition plays in our experience of mood disorders, like depression. There is already a body of evidence that appears to link depression and what is considered unhealthy eating, and there is a significant overlap between depression and weight management problems and obesity. There is still a great deal we don’t know about those links, though, and the research teams in this study wanted to look specifically at diet quality, that is to say how nutritionally beneficial a diet was, and incidents of diagnosed depression. Be an informed activist.
avatarcore - Generic framework for describing and displaying avatar characters The Avatar Core framework is used to construct and display avatar characters from individual avatar assets (eyes, nose, mouth, etc.) and, typically, an XML descriptor file describing their relationships. The framework supports the use of libraries for predefined selections of interchangeable characteristics, each of which whose graphical assets can be either defined within the hosted client application or loaded in dynamically at runtime. The XML descriptors make it easy to load, edit, and save avatar definitions to be used at a later time. The current implementation is done in ActionScript targeting Adobe's Flash Player. Additional details regarding the framework is discussed in the Introduction section.
Avoid The Toxic Sunscreen & Try Coconut Oil Instead This is no longer seen as alternative news or ‘conspiracy,’ not long ago what alternative health research has been saying for years is now admitted in the mainstream: most sunscreens on the market actually speed up your risk of skin cancer; as opposed to protecting you due to their ingredients. Although they can protect against sunburns, what is the health related cost of using them? And are we getting the vitamin D from the sun that our bodies need if we use sunscreen? Can the sun really cause cancer? Part 2: Dissecting the Implications of “Racist Cunt”: Reflections from Post-PhD ‘Post-Racial’ Land. From Left to Right: Marima Gray, Giovanna Montenegro, and A. Breeze Harper at the 1st Annual Women of Color Research Conference at UC Davis. On May 11, 2013, at 12:15 pm, I gave a short talk at University of California-Davis for the Annual Women of Color Conference, which was from 9am-5pm.
10 Medicinal Weeds That May Grow In Your Backyard For thousands of years, man has looked to nature to cure disease. In the last decade particularly, medicinal plants have been catapulted into mainstream culture, with the popularity of plant medicines such as ayahuasca, ibogaine and cannabis making headlines for their powerful healing abilities against some of today’s most prominent illnesses. However, these plant medicines come with illicit conditions in most countries.
Veganism and the Class War What follows is a thought exercise. My own definition of a vegan is a human who eats fruits and vegetables [as well as whatever nuts, seeds or legumes he or she may desire], and never eats or uses animal products. For starts.