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 major food companies consider lobbying for gmo labeling (life / health / food)

Maybe there is hope for mankind, after all? Thanks to the boycotts, and more people refusing to remain ignorant? Whatever the reason, this looks promising. via Activist Post. ... there is talk of Walmart, Pepsi, ConAgra and at least 20 major food companies poss ... read more

 this is deep (culture / writing / blog)

I just had to share this comment someone left here on FriendsNews.com. Read it, absorb it, digest it, lather, rinse and repeat it. Then let me know what the %$# it means! Here it is: I comprehend that is genuinely uninteresting and you're merely skipping to the ... read more
'roomba of the sea' is vacuum company's new robotic weapon to combat lionfish invasion
Not only will the oceanic Roombas help protect vulnerable ecosystems, they will also provide a healthy new source of income for Atlantic fishermen. ... read more

 a few words about my dad (family / holmes / )

I tried to come up with the best word to fill in the blank in the following sentence: He was the most man I have ever known. He was certainly the finest, hands-down, bar none. Most fair-minded, too. With seven kids ready to cry It's not fair! at any moment ... read more

 merrill lynch ira finally transfers! (life / money / )

Hallelujuah! I've been trying since late October to transfer my IRA away from the too-big-to-fail Merrill Lynch, owned by the about-to-fail Bank of America. Any company that's too big to fail probably will. That, or they'll just keep my money and not let me ha ... read more

 hiking with elizabeth, part 2 (family / Holmes / Elizabeth)

continued from Hiking with Elizabeth The scariest part was when we stopped. Then he stopped. I had my phone in hand, looking at the map. There was a tense moment until he smiled and said, Y'all lost? Just trying to find our way back to the parking lot, ... read more

 where you belong (education / technology / computers)

I've been in middle Tennessee the past 25 years, grew up in northern California, spent most of my 20s in L.A., but according to this site I should move to New England. They say... You would fit in well in New England due to your no-nonsense personality and pr ... read more
architect appalled by 'horrible' homes planned for village buys land herself to design attra
Rather than let developers build two ugly, expensive, inefficient houses, Fran Bradshaw, a determined architect bought the land to build eco-homes. ... read more

 operation detour (culture / writing / books)

New book out!Riva, a beautiful young black ops agent on her first assignment, tries to turn Alex into her own asset just to prove she can. When he loses both his job and his girlfriend, she thinks he's putty in her hands. When he decides to go out with a bang, ... read more

 how to take your own passport photo (life / travel / )

I was having a hard time converting a digital photo down to the correct 2x2 physical size. Then I found this article: take your own passport photos. At first, I was thinking Tell me something I don't know. Then I saw the link to the State department's own onli ... read more

 alzheimer's reversal (life / health / )

Wow! All you need to do is ... Eliminate all simple carbohydrates and gluten Eliminate processed food (wait, is that even possible?) Eat more vegetables and fruits Eat wild-caught fish Meditate twice a day Start yoga Get seven to eight hours slee ... read more
one-legged man ties his disability into the best halloween costumes ever — here's his 2019
Josh Sundquist has never let his amputation get in the way of his Halloween costumes--in fact, he has used his disability to make the best costumes ever. ... read more

 restroom difficulty (culture / humor / stories)

Don't you hate it when you're at work? The end. Wait, that's not the end. You're at work -- on the bottom floor, because that's where the snack machine is -- and you decide to use the restroom. The cleaning lady is in there, with her cart blocking the door. S ... read more

 stories to download (culture / writing / books)

New book out!Get your eBooks here!Links to my Amazon book page. ... read more
6 easy ways to enhance your spirituality
November 13th, 2019 By Nikki Harper In today's busy, hectic world, it's not always easy to find time to focus on spirituality. Those who have a strong religious faith of any kind will find it easier, but it's important to remember that spirituality is not the sam ... read more

 salt water filter invented (education / technology / )

Salt water filter invented ... read more

 good food, bad packaging (life / health / food)

Feedback I sent to Luvo: I love your frozen meals, but hate your packaging. Your microwave cooking instructions basically say look elsewhere on package.Why not put the instructions right there where it says instructions? Opening the package afterward is p ... read more

 natalia holmes photography and videos (culture / photography / )

Natalia Holmes travel photography and videography on YouTube, InstaGram and Pinterest,. ... read more

 wife's jetta (culture / writing / blog)

Driving wife's Jetta while my car gets serviced. I called it a piece of $h! just before getting out. Its door then hit me in the forehead while I tried to climb out. So, I guess we're even. ... read more

 research shows local honey may halt allergies (life / health / food)

For those with allergies, this might help.Research Shows Local Honey may Halt Allergies. Honey has been considered an alternative allergy treatment for many years, with many allergy sufferers swearing by its anti-allergenic properties. Until recently, however, t ... read more