Jace Brent Patrick

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E-cigarette ‘safety’ study was written by industry funded scientists, Lancet warns

Public Health England claimed e-cigarettes were safe but relied on evidence provided by scientists funded by the vaping industry<p>A study which was cited by public health officials when they advised that vaping was safe, was funded by the e-cigarette industry, it has emerged.<p>Last week Public Health …

25 things I've learned in 9 years of simplifying my life

For almost 9 years now, I've been learning to live a simple life.<p>A life uncluttered by most of the things people fill their lives with, and left with space for what really matters.<p>A life that isn't constant busy-ness and rushing, but contemplation and creation, connection with people I love and …

The Soviet Union's Insane Plan to Crush NATO in Battle

World War II was the most destructive war in human history. Consider that, a conservative estimate of World War II fatalities is 60 million people, …

Geopolitics

Republicans Are Trying to Take Food Out of My Mouth

Last month, as I peeled open an envelope from CalFresh – California’s food stamp program – I felt a little like Charlie Bucket hoping to find the …

Health Care

Satanists are masters at trolling conservatives — just ask Megyn Kelly

If conservatives were smart, they’d ignore Satanists, but they just can’t seem to help themselves from engaging<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>July 15, 2015 10:58pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The Satanists have gotten conservatives to rise to the bait again. Recently, Megyn Kelly of Fox News …

Religion

I tried HTC's insane virtual reality headset, and I'm convinced the world is about to change forever

I just tried HTC's virtual reality headset Vive, and I'm certain we're on the precipice of a major change in computing. This is going to change the world as we know it. Really.<p>The HTC Vive was born out of a partnership with Valve, one of the most important gaming companies in the industry: Valve …

Japan's Presence in South China Sea Is 'Unacceptable,' China Says

BEIJING — U.S. patrols in the disputed South China Sea will be permitted but a Japanese military presence there is "unacceptable," according to a Chinese general.<p>“The United States used to have military bases in Southeast Asia, like in the Philippines and even in Vietnam, and they have military …

How World War III became possible - Vox

A nuclear conflict with Russia is likelier than you think<p>It was in August 2014 that the real danger began, and that we heard the first warnings of war. That month, unmarked Russian troops covertly invaded eastern Ukraine, where the separatist conflict had grown out of its control. The Russian air …

Geopolitics

Samsung calls selfie stick users 'cave people'

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>There are those moments in life when tiny breaths of fresh air suddenly strike and make us feel not alone.<p>I feel this way after hearing words uttered by Samsung in a new ad.<p>No, these words aren't: "We're …