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Vaccine Updates

15 children have died after receiving measles vaccine. Here is a history of vaccination in Canada and a bit about the U.S.  

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Geology Sunday – Earthquake Tourism

I don’t believe that I have ever felt an earthquake, although I am told that there are many earthquakes underfoot.  Truly there are parts of North America that have a staggering number of naturally occurring earthquakes (Alaska, Yukon, California, Ontario, … Continue reading

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Looking towards a Bright Future

Ahh, so much bad news. I know that even if ignored by me, the horrible things man does to man and his surroundings will continue. But will they? It seems today that events around the world are rushing towards a … Continue reading

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New Tailing Pond Spill

August 05, 2014: Quesnesl Lake in British Columbia is receiving “Some 10 million cubic meters of water and 4.5 million cubic meters of fine sand from the tailings pond of the Mount Polley copper and gold mine.” It has come … Continue reading

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Why do Wolves howl at the moon?

Because it has not always been there, or so Alexander von Humboldt suggested after recording oral history of the natives from the Bogota highlands in the eastern Cordilleras of Colombia. In his “Researches Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the … Continue reading

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To Vaccinate or not to Vaccinate; that is the question

Nobody likes being poked with a needle and having unknown substances shot into their bodies but there exists in Canada today a seemingly unfounded fear of, and backlash against vaccines; an outcry which was barely present twenty years ago. Where … Continue reading

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Who wants to live forever?

It would appear from this Reuters article that taking on the blood of a young, healthy mammal will reduce the aging symptoms in older mammals…Perhaps Vlad had it right? Brain function improvements and even improvements to the physical structures within … Continue reading

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