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March 24, 2017: Total abstinence isn't good for you
A daily pint reduces risk of a heart attack and angina by a third, a big data study of Brit adults has found, while total abstinence increases the risk by 24 per cent.
Source: theregister.co.uk/2017/03/23 BMJ Alcohol Study
March 31, 2016: How green is the Electric Car?
Electric cars and batteries use lots of rare earth metals like lithium:
At this mine [The Jiangxi rare earth mine in China], those rare earths amounted to 0.2 percent of what gets pulled out of the ground. The other 99.8 percent--now contaminated with toxic chemicals--is dumped back into the environment.