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Propaganda comes to restaurant menus

Propaganda comes to restaurant menus

A little more information on restaurant menus could encourage people to choose meals with a lower climate footprint, according to a new study, which found that adding climate impact labels to foods was an effective strategy to reduce red meat consumption. Source: Beef burger or fish sandwich? Climate labels on menus can encourage people to eat less red meat, study shows | CNN To be fair, all restaurant menus are designed to encourage your purchase of higher profit items. They use…

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“Climate change activists should take” lessons from public health mismanagement

“Climate change activists should take” lessons from public health mismanagement

Public health disastrous mismanagement – inconsistent, contradictory, incoherent, illogical and often untrue statements have destroyed not just confidence in public health but confidence in Science too. Climate change activism may be going down the same path. Why should we have confidence that Climate Science is any better than Public Health the past 2 1/2 years?

Google turned in parents to police after flagging photos of their child, requested by their doctor during Zoom health care

Google turned in parents to police after flagging photos of their child, requested by their doctor during Zoom health care

A Dad took photos of his naked toddler at request of his doctor, for a remote health consultation, resulting in a diagnosis and treatment. Google flagged him for child pornography and turned him in to the police department. He lost access to all emails and all backed up photos. Google never restored his account and he lost everything.

FYI Google cloud services including email, Docs, backups and everything they do are not reliable, private or safe. If you can, stop using Google cloud services.

“How junk science got spread like wildfire”

“How junk science got spread like wildfire”

Two appalling bad studies were widely shared by “experts” on social media. One was so bad, and its errors so obvious, that they only way they could have decided to share was to do so without having read even the abstract of the study.

Social media provides idiotic morons a wide distribution platform

Social media provides idiotic morons a wide distribution platform

Sorry for the language, but what a fucking moron. Viruses exist in animals, which we cannot control through lockdowns, and many viruses can exist on surfaces for weeks and months. This proposal would never work but at least it would cause massive harm. Twitter enables morons to widely distribute misinformation based on idiocy. Since the individual is anonymous, he or she or it has no shame for being an idiot.