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Where Does Your Milk Come From? Must-See Cow Carousel

VIDEO: The world's largest cow factory will give you goosebumps Ever seen a cow carousel? Cows can't wait to get on ... Get A Load Of This –  Meet the dairy firm hoping to power its delivery trucks using cow manure Oct 16, 2020 CNBC – Like many large businesses, dairy company Arla Foods has grand plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and the firm aims to be carbon net zero by 2050. Around 85% of Arla’s total emissions...

Florida Mask Rules Changed (Again)

Oct 9, 2020 Here’s Florida Politics' roundup of regulations in the five largest counties the Sunshine State. For other counties, see the link at the bottom.  COUNTIES Broward County The county issued an emergency order April 10 saying individuals must wear face coverings when visiting essential businesses, in cases where those businesses involve direct interaction between workers and the public, NBC 6 South Florida reports. The ordinance makes clear that while patrons are in businesses doing activities such...

Covid-19 Humor That’s Just Not Appropriate

Gallows humor in the time of COVID-19 American Academy of Family Physicians  FPM Journal – Gallows humor has long been a part of medicine, and research shows that when deployed appropriately it can relieve tension in stressful situations.  The COVID-19 pandemic clearly qualifies as stressful, given its effects on physical and financial health. But gallows humor is always risky. Few topics have more potential to cause offense than joking about suffering and death ... “The danger with gallows humor …...

Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth ‘Big Babies’ On Mask Rule: Daily News

“We’ll get rid of these things as soon as we possibly can.” – Al Michaels  Oct 05, 2020  NEW YORK DAILY NEWS – Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth were forced to wear a mask at work for a few hours on Sunday night for the 49ers-Eagles broadcast. Michaels introduced the duo by saying “Santa Clara County officials have compelled us to wear masks, so that is the story.” When he threw it to Collinsworth, the analyst grumbled “I...

Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In City Tap Water

Deadly microbe water warning issued Residents in eight communities ordered not to use tap water for any reason except to flush toilets Sep 26, 2020 LAKE JACKSON, Texas (AP) — Texas officials on Saturday lifted a warning for all but one Houston-area community to stop using tap water because it might be tainted with a deadly brain-eating microbe. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality warned the Brazosport Water Authority late Friday of the potential contamination of its water...

California Wildfires As Deadly As 9/11?

“There’s evidence that exposure to air pollution worsens COVID-19 outcomes.”  ‘Hidden cost’ of wildfire smoke: Stanford researchers estimate up to 3,000 indirect deaths In the September 11 attacks, 2,977 people were killed by highjackers. Scientists project that the 2020 California wildfire season may take an even higher toll.  Sep. 24, 2020 More than two dozen people have died as a direct result of California’s devastating wildfires so far this year. But the actual number of lives lost because...

When Dolphins Attack: Bloodied Florida Man Warns Swimmers

“Dolphins are not little play things.” Swim with dolphins? We'll pass.  Sep 22, 2020  CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – It was shortly before noon when Eddie Lynch went out for a swim when he noticed a large dolphin swimming next to him and then he stopped. So did the dolphin. For a moment the two were face to face. “And, uh, I said I gotta get out of here,” said Lynch. “And I started turning my body this way...

19 Years After 9/11, This Story Needs To Be Shared

"This is one of those stories that need to be shared. Please do so…"  9/11: You can't make this stuff up September 11 at 11:00 AM  This incredible story is from a flight attendant on Delta Flight 15: On the morning of Tuesday, September 11, we were about 5 hours out of Frankfurt, flying over the North Atlantic. All of a sudden the curtains parted and I was told to go to the cockpit, immediately, to see the captain. As...

Oklahoma Bull Rider Killed In Rodeo Accident

Are these sports just too dangerous? CNN – An Oklahoma State University bull rider has died from injuries suffered during a rodeo competition. Rowdy Lee Swanson, 20, sustained the injuries on Thursday evening. Swanson was competing at the Palo Pinto County Livestock Association's PRCA Rodeo in Mineral Wells, Texas, when he was bucked off while riding a bull, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) said in a news release. Swanson was studying animal sciences at Oklahoma State...

IRONY MUCH? China Refuses US Chicken Imports Over Virus Fears

“It is important to note that the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USDA and the US Food and Drug Administration agree that there is no evidence to support transmission of COVID-19 associated with food.”  Sep 18, 2020 Food Safety News  – For the second time since June, China has suspended imports from a U.S. poultry plant where employees became infected with the coronavirus. First to face suspension was poultry from a Tyson...

Tiny NH Town Center Of More Heartbreak, Despair

Airman from Merrimack, N.H., killed in ATV accident in Kuwait | By The Associated Press Sep 17, 2020 | A U.S. Air Force staff sergeant from New Hampshire has died from non-combat injuries suffered in an ATV accident in Kuwait, the Department of Defense said. Ronald Ouellette, 23, of Merrimack, died Monday, Col. Craig Peters, 439th Airlift Wing commander, said in a news release. Ouellette was assigned to the 42nd Aerial Port Squadron, Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts. The...

Anti-Mask Protestors Parade Through Florida Target

"No, we ain't gonna take it anymore!" These Florida protestors have had enough. Anti-mask group parades through Florida Target: 'Take off your mask' FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Shoppers at a Florida Target store this week were yelled at by a group of maskless people, urging them to take off their face masks. "Yeah, take it off!" one woman yelled. As Twisted Sisters' "We're Not Gonna Take It" blared, someone chimed in, "No, we ain't gonna take it!" Here's...

Maskless Trump Supporters Rally In NJ Vs. Obscene Protestors

Hundreds of Trump supporters shun masks, face down vulgar counter protesters in N.J. park |  Sep 13, 2020 | Pro-Trump Rally in Parsippany NJ.com – Shouting “four more years” and waving flags, hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump held vocal but peaceful rally in Parsippany-Troy Hills on Saturday. An estimated 200 to 300 Trump supporters assembled in the town’s Veterans Memorial Park along Route 46 with American flags, Trump 2020 campaign flags and “thin blue line” flags. A...

Fleeing A Wildfire? Leave Toys Behind

Sep 9, 2020 (CNN) Allison Hargett, her husband Tyler, and their 6-year-old daughter Lilly were camping at Detroit Lake State Park with their friends, Tim and Adamma Dye. The lake is southeast of Salem, Oregon and is a popular destination for boating, water sports and fishing, according to the park's website. The Hargett family arrived to the campgrounds on Monday with their boat. A trip that was supposed to be relaxing quickly took a turn for...

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