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Sunday, 21 October


Unprecedented October rains hit desert nation of Qatar, causing major flash floods "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Intense thunderstorms produced strong winds and dropped heavy rain over the desert nation of Qatar on October 19 and 20, 2018, causing severe flash flooding across the country. Heavy rain is expected to continue into Monday, October 22. Motorists are advised to...... Read more




Informed Consent "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

This is a parody of a consent form that hospitals would require if they were really being honest about their childbirth practices.

The post Informed Consent appeared first on Midwifery Today.


Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Rapid Growth in P2P Trading "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Rapid Growth in P2P Trading

Trading volumes on exchange-escrowed peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency trading platforms in India are rising rapidly amid the banking ban by the countrys central bank. Indians are warming up to P2P in amazing ways, the CEO of a local crypto exchange told Several other exchanges competing in the same space are seeing similar responses from their users.

Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space

P2P Trading Volumes Growing Rapidly

Indian cryptocurrency exchanges that offer P2P services are experiencing rapid growth in trading volumes despite the cryptocurrency banking ban by the countrys central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Rapid Growth in P2P TradingThe CEO of Indian crypto exchange Wazirx, Nischal Shetty, told that In a bear market with no banking, Indians are warming up to P2...


The Midwife "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

A lovely piece on the midwife and the current state of midwifery.

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Internet of Things to really bugger everything up "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

If you think that technology is already giving free rein for twats and psychos to make a mess of everything, you really havent seen anything yet, experts have warned today. The Internet of Things, which has come of age in recent years and is expected to consist of about 50 billion objects by 2020, is going to create a clusterfuck of quite unimaginable proportions.

Basically the Internet of Things means the inter-networking of physical devices, vehicles, buildings and other items embedded with electronics or network connectivity, enabling them to collect and exchange data, said Professor James Archer of the University of Durham.

Imagine that app that supposedly lets you control your central heating from your mobile, except it doesnt but instead causes the boiler to explode because you were too thick to programme it properly, only a thousand times worse. Then imagine it being connected to everything else, so that any spotty kid with a computer can hack into your hopelessly unprotected home network and dick around with everything you own if you tick him off for taking a piss on your car.

Some pessimists are fearful that the Internet of Things may lead to hacking into sensors to make other peoples lights come on at random times, or your boss being able to monitor exactly how much time you spend crying in the toilet. More optimistic scientists believe that it will give errant husbands a plausible excuse for the trail of orders for Gimp outfits on the credit cards if someone forwards this to their wives. Archer, however, thinks both sides are missing the point.

Put in sensors and actuators and the technology will come part of much wider cyber-physical systems, he said. Smart grids, smart homes, intelligent transportation, smart cities all operated by fuckwits or angry nerds who have never been within five yards of a vagina. The moment in history when ultra-connected devices intersect with ultra-disconnected brains. Someone shoot me now, please, and good luck to the dolphins when they come to sort this all out.


The Onion Released a Guide to Blockchain, and Its Hilarious "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Despite the many amazing use cases for public and private blockchain networks, theres no way around the fact that the word blockchain has been misused, misunderstood, and hyped into a state of near-meaninglessness in the last few years. Money-hungry ICOs have jumped on the chance to put everything from celebrities to board games on the blockchain,

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Japanese Consortium to Research Direct Trading of Electricity with Blockchain "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

A Japanese consortium is to research the use of blockchain technology to determine the price of surplus electricity generated by photovoltaic power generation, and a new system capable of direct trading.

Japan Unisys to Build Blockchain Platform to Facilitate Trading of Electricity

A partnership between the University of Tokyo, IT company Japan Unisys, electric utility Kansai Electric Power, and Mitsubishi UFJ Bank, the largest in Japan, will study the viability of a dedicated platform powered by blockchain that manages direct trading of electricity.

The research addresses the widespread use of renewable energy such as solar power generation, which is leading to a change of the current power supply system from a conventional large-scale intensive type to a self-sustained distributed type.

Researchers estimate that in the future electricity will be directly traded through a dedicated platform.

As distributed ledger technology spreads in the financial sector and other industries, including energy management, the Japanese consortium will test a blockchain powered platform to test how well it determines the purchase price between electric consumers and consumers. For instance, a production consumer who uses the electricity generated by himself and sells the surplus.

The study will use the surplus electricity generated with solar power equipment at consumers houses to determine prices, conduct simulated transactions with blockchain technology, and send power to multiple consumers, according to the announcement.

Through this empirical research, we will acquire knowledge on power direct transactions using blockchain technology, and will continue to provide more practical empirical research, such as verification at home and collaboration with financial institutions. We will contribute to the realization of a society to utilize in a sustainable manner.

The distributed system will be developed by Japan Unisys with Mitsubishi UFJ Bank (MUFG) advising on the use of blockchain on settlement and transactions.

The utility company will create the demonstration system at the same experiment center, and the University of Tokyo is in charge of the research and findings.

MUFG is highly involved with the tech...

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Saturday, 20 October


FleaTaxi STORIES "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

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Bitfinex: The Rumors of Insolvency, Banking Partners Escape, and the Suspension of Fiat Deposits "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Bitfinex brought back fiat deposits, but users are still reporting delays in processing transactions. Do the rumors of the exchanges insolvency have something to do with its suspended banking partner relations and the sale of USDT?


Injection site lichenoid dermatitis following pneumococcal vaccination. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  Dermatol Ther (Heidelb). 2016 Jun ;6(2):287-98. Epub 2016 Mar 17. PMID: 26988991 Abstract Title:  Injection Site Lichenoid Dermatitis Following Pneumococcal Vaccination: Report and Review of Cutaneous Conditions Occurring at Vaccination Sites. Abstract:  BACKGROUND: Cutaneous dermatoses and malignancies have occurred at the sites of vaccines.PURPOSE: To describe a man who developed a lichenoid dermatitis at the pneumococcal vaccine injection site and to review cutaneous dermatoses and malignancies occurring at vaccination sites.METHODS: PubMed was used to search the following terms, separately and in combination: adverse, condition, cutaneous, dermatosis, dermatitis, injection, PCV13, pneumococcal, pneumonia, prevnar, reaction, skin, site, vaccination, and vaccine. All papers were reviewed, and relevant manuscripts, along with their reference citations, were evaluated.RESULTS: Several vaccines-including bacillus Calmette-Guerin, hepatitis B, influenza, leishmaniasis, meningitis, pneumococcal, smallpox, tetanus (alone and in combination with diphtheria, pertussis, polio, Haemophilus influenza type B or plague and yellow fever), and varicella-zoster-have been associated with post-vaccination site reactions. A 70-year-old male developed a lichenoid dermatitis that occurred at the pneumococcal vaccine injection site within 2 weeks after PCV13 vaccination; the erythematous nodule resolved spontaneously within 9 weeks following immunization.CONCLUSIONS: Dermatoses at the injection sites of vaccines can be granulomatous, immunity-related conditions, infections, lichenoid, neutrophilic, or pseudolymphomatous. Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are the most common vaccination site-associated malignancies; however, melanoma and sarcomas (dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, fibrosarcoma, and malignant fibrous histiocytoma) are also smallpox vaccine-related site neoplasms. A cutaneous immunocompromised district that is created by vaccine-induced local immunologic changes is hypothesized to be the pathogenesis of vaccination site reactions.

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Cervical cancers after human papillomavirus vaccination. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Feb ;113(2 Pt 2):550-2. PMID: 19155953 Abstract Title:  Cervical cancers after human papillomavirus vaccination. Abstract:  BACKGROUND: Current randomized clinical trials have shown that the quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can reduce the morbidity of precancerous lesions associated with HPV infection of vaccine-related subtypes. However, to date, there is no definite evidence showing the vaccine reduces the incidence of invasive cervical carcinoma.CASES: We present two cases--one young, vaccinated woman who developed cervical carcinoma that was unrelated to HPV and another who developed cervical carcinoma secondary to infection with an HPV subtype not covered by the vaccine. Both patients were treated successfully and remained well without evidence of cancer.CONCLUSION: Long-term follow-up data are needed to evaluate the prophylactic effectiveness of the current HPV vaccine. These cases could represent non-vaccine-related HPV infections. Young women must be thoroughly counseled about the efficacy and limitations of the vaccine and about continuing lifelong screening even after vaccination.

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Preview: Al Diaz Selected Works a Solo Show Closing Party 10/20/18 @ The Same Old Gallery, NYC "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

TONIGHT!!!  The one and only NYC street art innovator Mr. Albert Diaz will be closing his solo pop-up show featuring a career spanning 30+ years of work.  The Same Old Gallery has transformed the last residence of the infamous Jean-Michel Basquiat (friend and collaborator of Al Diaz) in NYC Lower East Side to showcase Als work along side wall to wall graffiti featuring other legends such as Nic 707, Crime 79, Dr. Revolt, Haze, Keon 1, Rocky 184, Crunch SA, Spar, CoCo 144, EASY, KOZ, & KR 1 to name a few.

Once inside this pop-up gallery the patron is taken back immediately to a scene straight out of Old New York.  Diaz explains:

the building had a rich history with the gangsters. Paul Kelly lived there, owned the building, 57 Great Jones Street. I think the show covers good ground in terms of my life, especially those old photographs, its a pretty well rounded picture or representation of what I am doing, what I have been doing since 89 especially because of the Altars.  That Altars have my new work attached to them; they have signage on them, but the Altars themselves, I started making those in the late 80s.  As i wrote on the ceiling. Some make art, others make art history. We made art history in that building



Column: The Spiritual Legacy of Matthew Shepard "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Pagan Perspectives

I had always been wary of strangers. Every gay child growing up in the 1970s learned this important life skill. American culture was, and in many ways remains, openly antagonistic toward our kind; it made sure that we knew our place. I grew up hearing stories, often in hushed tones, about men who had been discovered to be limp-wristed fairies, and who were subsequently shunned, fired from their jobs, and forced to move away to start new lives as outcasts.

But living near San Francisco meant that I had a certain level of protection from the harsh realities of a homophobic world, as this was the place many of those outcasts would journey in their search for acceptance. Life in the Bay Area was not idyllic for a queer person, as many erroneously assume. I was bullied, threatened, taunted, ridiculed, denied jobs, passed over for promotions, and even physically attacked for being gay. In spite of this I could also see how acceptance of different types of people and lifestyles was gradually increasing, and that these incidents were not indicative of everyday life. I knew that I had it better in the Bay Area than many others did elsewhere. As I got older, I became cautious in public so as to not draw unwanted attention to myself from potentially violent straight males, but I never once felt threatened in those spaces that were queer-specific, such as our local gay bar, where friends would gather to be ourselves and hopefully make connections along the way.

In October of 1998 that all changed.

Matthew Shepard [Matthew Shepard Foundation].

I remember sitting in my apartment when the news hit: a 21-year-old gay man in Laramie, Wyoming had been lured out of a bar by two men, who then robbed him, pistol-whipped him, tied him to a fence-post in near-freezing temperatures, set him on fire, and left him to die. It was a horrific, violent murder, and one that was fueled by anti-gay hatred. One of the two attackers (whom Im not naming here because they dont deserve any more notoriety than they have already received) later went on record to say that Shepard needed killing. The night I did it, he said, I did have hatred for homosexuals.

Both men were quickly arrested and found guilty, and they are now serving two consecutive-life sentences without the possibility of parole.

This brutal attack shocked the nation. Matthew certainly wasnt the first gay man to have been beaten to de...


Logan Paul Apologizes for Controversial Unboxing Video "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

LOS ANGELES YouTube star Logan Paul issued yet another apology today after posting a vlog in which he opened up a casket in a local cemetery titled UNBOXING IN GRAVEYARD!! (SAVAGE).

The video, deleted less than three hours after being uploaded, showed Paul in Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles. Paul can be seen digging up a casket and opening it with a crowbar while his friends blew air horns.

Woah check out this killer swag, Paul said in the video while examining what appears to be a wedding ring. So, we got a dude inside who looks like he hasnt hit the gym in years. Whats up, bro? Whats with those skinny arms, bro?

Paul then proceeded to remove the body from the casket and deadlift it, shouting, Get it? DEAD-lifting! Then, Pauls friends danced around him and played vuvuzelas to the tune of Despacito while Paul moved the corpses mouth to mime the Justin Beiber parts.

Two hours after the video had been deleted, Paul posted an apology on Twitter.

Lets start with this. Im sorry. Again. I never meant to offend anybody when I posted a video where I unbox a coffin, check out the cool collectibles inside, take out the corpse, and deadlift it. LOL! Sorry, just remembering that joke. Fuckin classic. Anyway, all I wanted to do was raise awareness about death, which is a very serious issue because if you are dead you cant like and subscribe. #logang #maverick

YouTube issued a statement in response to the controversial behavior.

We do not condone Mr. Pauls behavior even though we do profit from it, a YouTube spokesperson said. Mr. Paul must take responsibility for the broad platform we allow him to abuse time and time again. At this point, we are prepared to have meetings to consider weighing the option of potentially demonetizing his channel. We implore Mr. Paul to explore more advertiser friendly content, such as plagiarized video game reviews or monetized reaction videos to mass shootings.

At press time, Paul had just announced a charity boxing match between him and the corpse hed dug up.

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Shemagh vs gamcha "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

I have several bought as well as homemade shemaghs and like them a lot. The homemade ones fold down much smaller than the purchased ones. They are all excellent.

As of a year or two ago, I discovered the gamcha. They are they traditional cotton bath towels in India. I like the gamchas a lot too.

Tale of the tape. They are both folded down to about the same size. The gamcha wins as it is a bit smaller packing.


And the gamcha is larger. This particular...

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The Daily: Huobi Unveils HUSD, New Cryptocurrency Loans Launch "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Its been a week for stablecoin stories in the crypto sphere, and while wed like to have started the weekend on a different tack, Huobis effort was too intriguing not to share. Well also detail the latest cryptocurrency lending options in Saturdays edition of The Daily and consider a topical Halloween costume for bitcoiners.

Also read: Bitcoin Cash Merchant Directory Marco Coino Surpasses 500 Listings

Stablecoins Get Meta With HUSD

Stablecoin mania is spreading, and now its starting to get meta. Huobi, the worlds second-largest exchange by trading volume, has announced the launch of HUSD. This isnt technically a stablecoin though: its an integrated solution that contains multiple stablecoins. The aim is to save traders from having to choose between multiple pegged coins. Many exchanges, Huobi included, now list numerous stablecoins which are often paired against one another.

The Daily: Huobi Introduces HUSD, New Cryptocurrency Loans Launch

Huobi explained: When you deposit any kind of stablecoins,...


Opinion: Can AI Tools Improve Cryptocurrency Adoption? "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

There are many different paths to choose from, to improve cryptocurrency usability.  Lately, Ive been focused on project tokenomics as I have a feeling that better rewards distribution is the way forward. For instance, traditional exchanges do not provide enough rewards to users; a few exceptions are Binance, Coss, or ABCC. I especially like the last one

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Basocellular carcinoma in a smallpox vaccination scar. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  Med Cutan Ibero Lat Am. 1988 ;16(2):137-9. PMID: 3050329 Abstract Title:  [Basocellular carcinoma in a smallpox vaccination scar]. Abstract:  A 52 year old housewife was vaccinated against smallpox at the age of 18, on her right deltoid area. At the age of 50 she noticed erythema and scaling on the vaccination scar and 2 years later a nodule appear that enlarged during the following 3 months. There was no history nor skin changes suggestive of significant sun exposure. The histological examination of an initial biopsy and of the subsequently excised lesion revealed a basal cell carcinoma of the solid type. The relevant literature was reviewed and discussed with emphasis on sex and age incidence, age and site of vaccination, free interval between inoculation and tumor appearance, coexistence or not of other sun induced neoplasias and precancerous lesions and other possibly relevant clinical and etiopathogenetic aspects.

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A patient with basal-cell epithelioma occurring in a smallpox vaccination site is reported. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  J Dermatol Surg. 1976 May ;2(2):151-2. PMID: 932293 Abstract Title:  Basal-cell epithelioma occurring in a smallpox vaccination scar. Abstract:  A patient with basal-cell epithelioma occurring in a smallpox vaccination site is reported. The association is probably not a chance occurrence.

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Protecting Your Family From an Influenza Pandemic "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

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Protecting Your Family From an Influenza Pandemic
By James Wesley, Rawles -- Editor of

The emerging threat of the Asian Avian Flu Virus (AAV H5N1) brings into sharp focus the vulnerability of modern, highly mobile and technological societies to viral or bacterial infectious diseases. The last major Asian flu outbreak, (H2N2...

Protecting Your Family From an Influenza Pandemic


Assessing the tumorigenic phenotype of VERO cells in adult and newborn nude mice. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  Biologicals. 2008 Jan ;36(1):65-72. Epub 2007 Oct 22. PMID: 17933552 Abstract Title:  Assessing the tumorigenic phenotype of VERO cells in adult and newborn nude mice. Abstract:  VERO cell lines are important substrates for viral vaccine manufacture. The mechanism by which these cells became neoplastically transformed is unknown. During tissue-culture passage, VERO cells can develop the capacity to form tumors. Although at the passage levels (around p140) currently used for vaccine manufacture, VERO cells are non-tumorigenic, questions have been raised about safety issues that might be associated with this capacity to acquire a tumorigenic phenotype. To begin to address these issues, the tumorigenicity of VERO cell lines, derived at different passage levels under different growth conditions, were evaluated in 365-day assays in adult and newborn nude mice. High passage (p>200) VERO cell lines established by random passaging in tissue culture produced tumors in adult (10 out of 27) mice and newborn (21 out of 30) mice, respectively. In contrast, a high passage (p>250) cell line established by passage at sub-confluence produced tumors only in newborn mice (16 out of 30). Progressively growing tumors began forming at 36 days in newborns and at 69 days in adults. Higher tumor incidences and shorter tumor latencies suggest that newborn nude mice may be more sensitive than adults in detecting the expression of a tumorigenic phenotype by some VERO cell lines.

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TC "Vicente" meandering near Mexico, TC Willa organizing, deadly landslide reported "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Tropical Storm "Vicente" formed October 19, 2018, near the coast of southwest Mexico as the 21st named storm of the 2018 Pacific hurricane season. The storm is now meandering off the coast, dropping heavy rain and rising the threat of flash flooding and...... Read more


Antarctica: Another Strange Structure Spotted in Queen Maud Land by Google Earth "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

This object is located in the middle of nowhere on a hilltop. It seems to cast a fairly long visible shadow, so either the photo of it was taked by low sunshine or it could be a high structure.


Activation of metastatic potential in African green monkey kidney cell lines by prolonged in vitro culture. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  In Vitro Cell Dev Biol. 1985 Nov ;21(11):649-52. PMID: 4066602 Abstract Title:  Activation of metastatic potential in African green monkey kidney cell lines by prolonged in vitro culture. Abstract:  Studies on the tumorigenicity of Vero kidney cells of Cercopithecus aethiops monkey origin were extended to various passage levels of BSC-1 aneuploid cells and to low passage CV-1 diploid cells (derived also from C. aethiops monkey kidney). It was found that BSC-1 cells -- like Vero cells -- showed increased tumorigenicity with increasing passage level in antithymocyte globulin (ATG) treated newborn rats and in nude mice. Cells passaged over 250 times in cultures formed invasive adenocarcinomas in newborn rats. Their malignant tumor growth was further demonstrated around the 500 passage level when tumor metastases were detected in the lungs of four of the 14 inoculated rats. Vero cells induced such lung metastases in rats already at passage 227. CV-1 diploid cells at low passage level produced small nodules of epithelioid cells in newborn rats at 6th day after inoculation that had disappeared by the 21st day, and caused no local invasion nor lung metastasis. In vitro tumorigenicity tests on BSC-1 and CV-1 cells, using chick embryo skin, human muscle and colony formation in agarose, confirmed the animal test results. The results of this study indicate that BSC-1 and Vero cell lines at low and high passage levels may prove to be useful tools to study the molecular basis of malignancy.

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What If SpaceGodzilla Was Real? "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

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Is Demand For Bitcoin Mining in Decline? Chip Maker Slashes Target "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the worlds largest dedicated independent chipmaker, has predicted a drop in demand from the cryptocurrency mining community in the fourth quarter this year. The growth target of 7 to 9 percent was slashed to 6.5 percent partly due to the demand dynamics of bitcoin miners.

Crypto Mining Demand For TSMC Chips to Weaken Further In Q4 2018, Says CEO

C. C. Wei, Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of TSMC told investors at the companys third quarter 2018 earnings conference that business growth would be offset by continued weakness in cryptocurrency mining demand.

Moving into fourth quarter, despite the current market uncertainties, our business will benefit from the continuous steep ramp of
7-nanometer for several high-end smartphones as well as the demand for 16/12-nanometer for the launches of new-generation GPU and
AI. However, this growth will be partially offset by continued weakness in cryptocurrency mining demand and inventory management by
our customers.

The company forecasts growth between 5 and 7 percent for the overall semiconductor market excluding memory, while foundry is expected to grow between 6% and 7%. Weakening demand from cryptocurrency miners has forced the firm to adjust the growth estimate to 6.5 percent in U.S. dollar terms, according to the chief executive.

However, our business is also negatively impacted by further weakening of cryptocurrency mining demand. As a result, we estimate our 2018 growth rate will be about 6.5% in U.S. dollar term, which is close to the foundry industrys growth but slightly below our 7% to 9% guidance given in the last conference.

The downshift in mining profits is the main responsible for the companys revision of its full-year sales target, citing uncertainty in the cryptocurrency market as its reason. In April, the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company lowered its 2018 revenue guidance to 10% growth from 10-15%, estimating that about 10% of the Asian chipmakers revenue depends on cryptocurrency mining demand.



Major Online Rental Platform Allows Users to be Paid in Ripple "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Omni, the online item rental and storage management startup, is now allowing its users to get paid in Ripple, capitalizing off of the cryptocurrency boom. The addition of the XRP payment method comes after the startup raised $25 million in XRP this past January.

The company will be paying users out of their own stash of XRP, which is worth significantly less than it was in January, but users will still have the option to cash out in USD if they arent interested in the volatility of cryptocurrency.

Omnis founder and CEO, Tom McLeod, spoke to TechCrunch about the companys latest move, confidently expressing that all companies should have a crypto strategy in order to prepare for the future.

I think any company scaling today has to have a crypto strategy. This is the start of ours, he said.

Omni originally began as an item storage solution that is significantly more efficient and cost effective than traditional storage methods, like renting a storage unit. When a user has an item that they need stored, Omni sends a representative to pick up, photograph, and transport the item to a large storage facility, which proves to be significantly cheaper than renting an entire storage unit for one item.

Once a user needs the item (or items) back, they can request to have them delivered to their residence within a few hours of sending the request, 24/7. The service has since added another, more profitable, feature, called Marketplace, that allows users to rent out their unused items while generating side income.

Omni is now requiring users to itemize the unused items that they are looking to rent, rather than grouping them in one container for Omni to take. Users looking to offload and rent out items grouped in a suitcase or a large container now must pay double the storage fee, while collecting the same rental profits from the items in the container.

Marketplace is driving Omni growth, and has always been the core of the long-term vision. Closed containers dont grow the business, but move almost as much. Were basically the same price as competitors now for them. It also makes it potentially more likely that small items will be itemized. Were going to launch kits/playlists that will allow for grouping in the coming months, McLeod explained.



Transmission of yellow fever vaccine virus through breast-feeding. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2010 Feb 12 ;59(5):130-2. PMID: 20150888 Abstract Title:  Transmission of yellow fever vaccine virus through breast-feeding - Brazil, 2009. Abstract:  In April, 2009, the state health department of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, was notified by the Cachoeira do Sul municipal health department of a case of meningoencephalitis requiring hospitalization in an infant whose mother recently had received yellow fever vaccine during a postpartum visit. The Field Epidemiology Training Program of the Secretariat of Surveillance in Health of the Brazilian Ministry of Health assisted state and municipal health departments with an investigation. This report summarizes the results of that investigation, which determined that the infant acquired yellow fever vaccine virus through breast-feeding. The mother reported 2 days of headache, malaise, and low fever occurring 5 days after receipt of yellow fever vaccine. The infant, who was exclusively breast-fed, was hospitalized at age 23 days with seizures requiring continuous infusion of intravenous anticonvulsants. The infant received antimicrobial and antiviral treatment for meningoencephalitis. The presence of 17DD yellow fever virus was detected by reverse transcription--polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) in the infant's cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); yellow fever--specific immunoglobulin M (IgM) antibodies also were present in serum and CSF. The infant recovered completely, was discharged after 24 days of hospitalization, and has had normal neurodevelopment and growth through age 6 months. The findings in this report provide documentation that yellow fever vaccine virus can be transmitted via breast-feeding. Administration of yellow fever vaccine to breast-feeding women should be avoided except in situations where exposure to yellow fever viruses cannot be avoided or postponed.

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Safer than table salt, Except its carcinogenic "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

The Australian documentary, The Monsanto Papers, reveals the secret tactics used by global chemical giant Monsanto (now owned by Bayer AG), to protect its best-selling herbicide, Roundup. The film starts out with a quick history of Roundup and how its now-clearly absurd safety claims (such as its biodegradable, safe enough to drink, and safer than []

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Holistic doctor ordered to shut down practice "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

(Note from Erin: Hey guys, so that no one accuses us of not being fully transparent, Dr. Dena Churchill is an acquaintance of ours via Facebook. Read on.) Chiropractor Dr. Dena Churchill is currently under investigation by the governing body for her profession in Canada and was recently ordered to shut down her practice. On Tuesday, Churchill []

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Checkbooks Ready! US Marshals to Hold $4 Million Bitcoin Auction "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

The US Marshals Service has announced an upcoming auction for over $4 million worth of bitcoin seized during various legal proceedings. The sealed bid auction, which is scheduled to take place in November, will offer approximately 660 BTC seized during about 31 federal criminal, civil and administrative cases under the asset forfeiture framework of the

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Alan Turing: why the tech worlds hero should be a household name "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Turing was born into a world that was very different, culturally and technologically, yet his contribution has never been more important.


A Curated List of Native Responses to Elizabeth Warren "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

In 2012 when Elizabeth Warren first spoke about being "part Delaware and part Cherokee" and about a photo of someone in her family who had high cheekbones, I wrote several blog posts to help people understand why her remarks were harmful to Native people and Native nations.

Now in 2018, Warren took a DNA test, presumably, to get trump off her back. She released a video about her test. Doing that made matters worse. Because she's more visible now than she was then, the conversations were--and are--much louder. I'm curating some links to articles and posts by Indigenous people that I think will be helpful to teachers and librarians who read AICL. I'll be back to insert more links. Please let me know of ones I should add.

October 15, 2018
Chuck Hoskin Jr., Cherokee Nation Secretary of State: Cherokee Nation responds to Senator Warren's DNA test

October 16, 2018
Kim Tallbear interview at Jezebel's The Slot: 'Our Vote Matters Very Little': Kim Tallbear on Elizabeth Warren's Attempt to Claim Native American Heritage.

October 17, 2018
Brandon Scott at Vox: Cherokee Nation citizens like me are used to people claiming our heritage. It's exhausting. 

Kelly Hayes and Jacqueline Keeler at NBC News Think: Elizabeth Warren connected DNA and Native American heritage. Here's why that is destructive.

October 18, 2018
Tara Houska, Mark Trahant, and Gyasi Ross on Democracy Now: Native Americans React to Elizabeth Warren's DNA Test: Stop Making Native People "Political Fodder"

Rebecca Nagle at USA Today:...


A vegetarian kind of day "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Breakfast was an everything bagel. One side spicy avocado hummus and the other jalepeno cilantro.

Lunch was pandan rice...

...with sweet potato leaves. Used both Okinawan and Hawaiian sweet potato leaves.

A vegetarian kind of day


If you won the lottery............... "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

The nation is buzzing because we have a historic jackpot, 1.4 billion when I last checked. I have heard many conversations and read many posts on what people would do if they won. I am noticing that once a prepper/survivlist/homesteader, you always seem to be one. I see preppers talking of building greenhouses, having live stock and building BOL's. How many billionaires are concerned with building a root cellar? It seems prepping gets in your blood and that is who you become.

There also...

If you won the lottery...............


Bitcoin Intentions: Are We Aiming to Replace the Status Quo or Become Them? "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Bitcoin Intentions: Are We Aiming to Replace the Status Quo or Become Them?

When the idea of a working digital currency like bitcoin was introduced, many of its early adopters disliked the current bureaucratic system, with a cartel of bankers pulling the worlds monetary strings. Over time, however, something weird has happened and the idea of permissionless innovation perverted into people literally asking nation states for permission, begging for ETFs, and creating a settlement layer for the new 1%.

Also Read: Bitcoin Ownership: Your Private Keys to Financial Sovereignty

Bitcoin Changed Everything But Some People Want to Pervert the Original Goals

Over the last two decades, theres been a growing faction of anarchists, libertarians, and freedom fighters aiming to change the world. They have become fed up with the sociopaths leading the world into never-ending conflicts and are tired of the central banks printing massive amounts of fiat, devaluing currencies, and causing hyperinflation.



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Tether Price Creeps Back to 99 Cents But Fails to Reach Dollar Parity "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

The tether price (USDT) is once again trading near $0.98 after failing to crack through the $1.00 threshold, prolonging the USD-pegged cryptocurrencys departure from dollar parity. The USDT token had on Friday briefly surpassed a global average of $0.99, its highest mark since plunging below $1.00 on Oct. 15. Unable to sustain that recovery, the

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Japans Tax Committee Looks to Simplify Cryptocurrency Gains Reporting "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Japans Tax Investigation Committee, an advisory body of the government, is looking to simplify its tax filling system as confusion has led to poor reporting of profits with digital currencies in the country.

Japan Lawmakers Discuss Ways to Simplify Tax Returns of Cryptocurrency Gains

At a meeting held on Wednesday, members of the taxation committee spoke before the General Assembly to provide expert insight on the emerging problem of reporting cryptocurrency gains.

Confusion over the calculation method and the different types of profit besides gains on the sale of digital assets has urged policymakers to discuss the issue.

The environment should be adjusted so that tax returns can be simplified.

In the current tax filling system, general employees who earn more than 200,000 yen per year in digital currencies must pay income tax. But not only the gains from the difference between the acquisition price and the selling price are taxed.

Investors also have to report the profit obtained from any kind of exchange with other digital currencies. In mid-2017, however, the Japanese government announced the end of a consumption tax of 8% on Bitcoin transactions.

The complexity of reporting cryptocurrency gains comes to a peak when the taxpayer in Japan has to deal with different methods of storing transaction history data used by each cryptocurrency trading platform.

The committee also discussed the concept of a shared economy, where individuals use the internet to trade goods and services, as a new type of economy that must be properly taxed, said Minoru Nakazato, the president of the Tax Committee.

Since it is necessary to take into consideration frameworks other than the taxation system and business practices, we will hold a small meeting of experts to deepen the discussion while listening to outside opinions.

The problem of poor reporting of cryptocurrency gains and losses is a headache for taxpayers and governments all over the world. The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has also made it very difficult for individuals and compani...


Photographer Searching for Couple in His Epic Yosemite Engagement Photo "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Michigan freelance photographer Matthew Dippel was in Yosemite National Park in California recently when he spotted a man walk out to the edge of a cliff with his girlfriend and drop to one knee. Dippel captured a breathtaking photo of the proposal from his vantage point, and now hes searching for the mystery couple in his photo.

CNN reports that Dippel was at Taft Point waiting to photograph his friend Josh when he noticed the proposal going down. Hes the photo he made:

While the wide-angle photo makes the couple look extremely far away, they were located only about a two-minute walk across the ridge. Dippel hurried over to the spot after snapping the photo, but the 20 or 25 people he asked didnt know anything about the proposal.

After returning home to Michigan, Dippel posted a message on Facebook asking for the publics help in identifying the pair.

Alright Internet I need your help, he writes. Help me find these two. This was taken at Taft Point, in Yosemite National Park on October 6th, 2018. I took this photo and would love for them to find it. My Instagram is @gorgeouscornchip.

The post has received thousands of likes, hundreds of comments, and over ten thousand shares, but no one has been able to point to the right couple yet.

Dippel says that if he does find the couple, hed like t...


Breaking: The Kavanaugh Curse "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

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Occultism Meets with Witches and Warlocks and Sorcery to Curse Kavanaugh


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Why You Need to Forget Positivity, Keep Your Ego and Embrace Your Darkness "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

We often fail to acknowledge that we must first overcome the series of erroneous beliefs, psychological traumas, and parts of ourselves that weve neglected before love and light can serve as our guiding forces.


Novogratz Says Cryptos Are Safe, Expects Bitcoin to Rally In Q1 2019 "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Mike Novogratz, a prominent cryptocurrency investor, and CEO of Galaxy Investment Partners has toned down his optimism, reiterating that he doesnt expect a price surge in the price of Bitcoin until institutional adoption occurs, which could happen in the first half of next year. Speaking with Bloombergs Erik Schatzker on Bloomberg Markets: The Close, the

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Weak Demand for Mining Hardware Impacts TSMCs Growth Outlook "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

During a recent Q3 earnings call, the worlds largest producer of semiconductors, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), forecasted weakening growth for the rest of 2018 due to declining demand for cryptocurrency mining hardware. This outlook comes despite anticipating a significant increase in demand for its 7-nanometer processing chips from the high-end smartphone industry.

Also Read: $50 Million Bitcoin Mining Farm Opens in Armenia

TSMC Anticipates Weakened Fourth Quarter Growth

Weak Demand for Mining Hardware Impacts TSMCs Growth OutlookLora Ho, the chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance for TMSC, predicts that declining demand for cryptocurrency mining hardwa...


Note To Selfie: Drop The Mask "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Why do we spend so much time creating an image of ourselves, even if it is not accurate?


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We will be the story tellers of the Universe because everyone wants to know what was it like being human living in forgetfulness and having to struggle from total darkness to the light. ~ Anakhanda Shaka Mushaba


Pixii is a Digital Rangefinder with an M Mount, Global Shutter, and Phone Link "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

A French startup called PIXII has unveiled its new Pixii camera. Its an unusual digital rangefinder camera (with a real rangefinder, not just rangefinder looks) that represents the companys radical take on what a modern camera should be.

The digital camera hasnt changed much since the 90s, says PIXII founder David Barth. But now the new generation is learning photography with a smartphone: who understands why a camera still needs to bother with a screen or an SD card?

The Pixii camera is designed to be paired closely with your smartphone. Instead of having an LCD screen on the back of the camera, all your photos are viewed through your phone.

Inside the machined aluminum camera is a CMOS sensor the size of which has yet to be announced with a global electronic shutter, a 12-bit sampling rate, large pixels, and a high dynamic range (60-90dB). The native gain is ISO 200, and the range goes from ISO 100 to 6400.

On the front of the camera is a Leica M mount, but the camera is also compatible with M39 and LTM lenses using an adapter. Focusing and aperture control are manual. Shutter speed can be both automatically and manually controlled.

The optical viewfinder of the camera has a magnification of 0.67x and contains LED backlit frame lines (40/50mm and 28/35mm) and exposure indicators. Theres also auto LED brightness adjustment and automatic parallax correction.

The top of the camera features an OLED control screen through which photographers can select ISO, white balance, and other supplementary settings.......


There was something about this tweet by Home Secretary Sajid Javid that made people furious "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Home secretary Sajid Javid has come in for fierce criticism after he said this on Twitter about the case of a grooming gang in Huddersfield that raped and abused girls as young as 11 and was found guilty on Friday of more than 120 offences against 15 girls.

And this is why people were so angry about it.





Where Are We When Were Not Here? "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Today I would like to return to your awareness an aspect of the Human condition that ventures past the confines of the physical realm and into the vast and infinite beyond.


CBD Has Gone Mainstream Despite Federal Prohibition "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

If there was ever any doubt, it completely vanished last month when Consumer Reports ran an article titled How to Shop for CBD. You dont get much more mainstream than Consumer Reports.


So, you're gonna bug out on foot huh? "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Every couple of years I end up going through the same thing and post something similar...and then make some asinine statement about how "I'm gonna get in better shape and ".

This weekend I went camping with my two youngest (16 and 12). For all you "Too Long...Didn't Read" folks - I ain't bugging out on foot...not gonna happen.

Lessons learned:

  • I'm 6' 6.5" tall and have a bad lower back and bad hips (bursitis and sciatica)
  • A ThermaRest RidgeRest...

So, you're gonna bug out on foot huh?


Champion 2000 Watt Stackable Portable Inverter Generator Review "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

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All 24 Paying Netflix Users Gather for Historic Photo "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

OTTUMWA, Iowa A historic moment was captured by Time magazine today, as all 24 of Netflixs paid users gathered in one place for a cover story, the first time the streaming services entire clientele has been assembled at one time.

This is really great, said Brandon Dygert, whos $13.99 monthly premium plan is being used by an estimated eight million others around the world. Its so cool to meet other people who love Netflix as much as we do, and they have been so nice in flying us all out here to do this.

All 24 of the special guests concurred that Netflix went above and beyond making them feel comfortable, and several were surprised at the low number of overall subscribers.

I thought there were way more of us, to be honest, said Nancy Chalmers, who flew in from Boston. I guess Im like four percent of the viewers? That doesnt seem right at all.

Chalmers, who has provided her Netflix login information to several coworkers and friends, as well as the entire New England area, was further surprised at the appearance of Reed Hastings, Netflix founder and CEO, who spoke to the group.

Generally we dont divulge important figures like ratings, or numbers of paid members, said Hastings, speaking to the 24 users after the momentous photo was taken. But I will make an exception today and confirm that what we have assembled here this afternoon is the entire paid subscriber base of the number one streaming service in the world. Thank you for keeping us on top!

Stars of several popular Netflix franchises joined Hastings at the ceremony. Millie Bobby Brown, star of the beloved hit series Stranger Things, thanked the gathered users for their loyalty.

These last few years have been a whirlwind, said Brown, who plays fan favorite Eleven on the acclaimed show. Without your three hundred bucks every month, Netflix would not be able to provide the amazing shows and movies we all love so much. I want to thank each and every one of you from the bottom of my heart.

The cover story is scheduled to be released next week. In related news, 60 Minutes has announced that this Sunday CBS will be airing their anticipated interview with the countrys lone paying HBO Now user.

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Marco Santori on Airdrops and the Complete Picture of SAFT Regulation "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Marco Santori on Airdrops and the Complete Picture of SAFT Regulation

Ever since the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a stern warning about initial coin offerings (ICOs) in February 2018, cryptocurrency projects have had to consider different options for distributing their tokens and funding their development.

One alternative for dispersing a token is an airdrop, where tokens are given out (for free) to the holders of an existing cryptocurrency. A former partner at law firm Cooley LLP has a positive view on them. Airdrops can do no harm. In fact, we think they can make things better, Marco Santori, who is now the president and chief legal officer at Blockchain, a bitcoin wallet provider, told Bitcoin Magazine.   

An airdrop doesnt get around the securities laws; but, that said, unless the thing that youre airdropping, the token that youre airdropping, is a security, then the airdrop is not a securities offering, he continued. I think they can be a powerful tool for decentralization.

In a recent interview, Santori shared more of his thoughts on raising funds and the future of regulation.

He think an issuance framework he worked on while at Cooley called SAFT, short for Simple Agreement Future Tokens, is a useful alternative to traditional ICOs. In the arrangement, accredited investors lend money to a project with the promise that tokens will become available after the network is up and running. The SAFT white paper was published in October 2017; since then, SAFT has become a market standard.

I think that the SAFT framework is probably the best that we have today, Santori said. If you layer on top of that the additional clarity that the SEC has provided in the context of Bill Hinmans speech or the so-called Hinman test that incorporated the SAFT framework, then youve got a pretty complete picture.

Santori is referring to statements made by the SECs director of the division of corporation finance in June 2018. At that time, Hinman addressed the possibility that a token could begin life as a security and then convert to something other than a security when a network became...



Peoples Vote march: Funniest 19 signs from the Brexit protest in London today "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Around half a million protestors are estimated to have taken part in the Peoples Vote march in London today campaigning for a vote on Britains deal to exit the EU.

As has now become expected of this sort of thing, there were plenty of funny signs and here are 19 of the best.





Photo Memes May Be Making Teens Fat, Researchers Warn "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Less than a month after Swedens ad regulator ruled that the distracted boyfriend photo is sexist, researchers in the UK are now warning lawmakers that viral Internet memes may be causing obesity in teenagers who see them.

The concern was shared in a letter written by researchers at Loughborough University to a British parliamentary committee thats currently tasked with analyzing the effects of social media on the health of young people in the UK.

Our provisional inquiries show that a substantial number of individuals on Twitter share health-related Internet memes, with both positive and negative messages, through their public accounts, the letter reads. Such is the pervasiveness of Internet memes that the vast majority of sharers display little, if any, emotion when sharing these memes: many of which contain inappropriate material or ridicule others []

As an example of a harmful meme, researchers included a photo meme of an overweight child with a caption that reads, Free food? Count me in!

As shown in [the example photo meme, the imagery and text of Internet memes can be contentious and derogatory, the researchers state. Furthermore, in ridiculing body shape, diet and fitness there is a worry that we are also normalizing obesity, poor diet and sedentary behavior.

Researchers say that these types of memes are dangerous because regardless of their message, they produce a predominate sense of happiness. Because of this nature, they believe Internet memes have the potential to do harm on a large scale.


Welcome To Craft Schooling Sunday! "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday! Thanks so much for joining me here! We are now in the Jewish month of Cheshvan, which is considered a dark month as it is the only month on the Jewish calendar that has no...


The Secret to Being Good at Yoga. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

It's natural to look around the room during a yoga class and wonder why your pose doesn't look like your neighbor's. I still catch myself doing this from time to time.


Over Half of All Crypto Exchanges Have Security Vulnerabilities: Report "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

A recent report from ICO Rating has found that only 46% of cryptocurrency exchanges meet the desired security parameters with the remaining 54% considered to have sub-par security measures in place, leaving hundreds of thousands of traders and investors exposed. The sample group of exchanges contains 100 exchanges all of which have a 24-hour volume of

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Multicultural Britain - Sixteen Jailed For Over 200 Years As Part of Grooming Gang "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

It's Britain, but if you thought Tom, Dick or Harry did it, you're wrong. Someone may be getting fed up as they publish the names of the perverts.



Doctors Deliver Babies But Shouldnt "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

I cannot take credit for this chapters title. It was coined in the 2nd half of the 20th century in England, and later quoted in Maternal Bonding,by Dr. Wladyslaw Sluckin of Oxford, U.K., in 1983. He writes: The basic pattern of social behavior in human babies lies in maternal-infant attachment. She has carried her child in her womb for about 266 1/2 days, which is actually the average from conception to birth, not delivery. Babies get themselves naturally born in most cases, and that child is looking forward to a continuation of the life that it had in the womb. The temperature and pressure are constant, no work is required, and he or she is looking forward to a continuation of this. What they are looking forward to is a "womb with a view." Image result for doctors delivering babiesBut they are expelled rather roughly and usually taken away from their mother, which is wrong. It's physiologically and psychologically wrong. Both baby and mother need each other more at this time than they ever will again. The baby should be put to nurse at his mother's breast whereupon it induces an enormous number of wonderful changes in the mother, such as an arresting of postpartum hemorrhage, which no obstetrician can do under the circumstances, but a baby can do. Which indicates that there is more intelligence in the upper and the lower lip of one baby than all the brains of all the obstetricians put together.
I am adding this chapter here for doulas, because you will need to educate yourself about the many cultures surrounding birth both in the U.S. and abroad. Your clients will be as diverse as the societies and families they come from. We need to understand and respect every opinion and lifestyle we encounter. Our job is not to correct misinformation or bring women around to our ways of thinking. Yes, we can educate and inform them, but we are not here to judge, and the more we learn about what others are thinking and the trends out there, both in conventional medicine and alternatives, the more open we can be. The process never ends, as I have learned in my 60s.
Happily, many medical schools and physicians since Dr. Sluckins time have re-considered our modern approach to birth and are very concerned about how we bring babies into the world. Since his...


38 Unvaccinated Kids Removed From Washington School "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

A Washington school has pulled 38 students for failing to produce chickenpox vaccine documentation. A spokesperson for Battle Ground Public Schools says there are five confirmed cases of the illness. They believe that both staff...

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Wendy McElroy: Crypto Anarchism and Civil Society The Technology is the Revolution "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Crypto Anarchism and Civil Society - The Technology is the Revolution

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations
Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism
Chapter 11, Part 3
Crypto Anarchism and Civil Society. The Technology is the Revolution.
by Wendy McElroy

Not only is democracy mystical nonsense, it is also immoral. If one man has no right to impose his wishes on another, then ten million men have no right to impose their wishes on the one, since the initiation of force is wrong (and the assent of even the most overwhelming majority can never make it morally permissible). Opinionseven majority opinionsneither create truth nor alter facts. A lynch mob is democracy in action.

Morris Tannehill, The Market for Liberty

The simplicity of anarchism is stunning: live and let live. Do not use force against those who also pursue their own lives.

Most people are anarchists in how they conduct daily life with family, associates, and strangers. Whether or not law enforcement is present, most people behave peacefully, and being violent never occurs to them. It is not a police presence that makes people wake their children for breakfast or greet their neighbors on the sidewalk. Legislation does not persuade them not to murder strangers. Civil society does. It manifests the natural harmony of interests between human beings as they interact and separate to pursue their own self-interests.

Violence is the greatest obstacle to the functioning of civil society, especially violence in the form of a state. Just as society consists of individuals cooperating to achieve their own goals, the state consists of individuals who use force for the same purpose; they want wealth and status without earning it. Thats the key difference between the two forms of social organization. With cooperation, both sides benefit...


Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, October 20, 2018, #167 "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Dane Wigington How is the global economy really doing? How is the state of the environment directly connected to the economy? The oceans are now filled with trash, what are all the sources of this trash? The largest science panel in the world says we "could" pass major climate tipping points in a decade or less. Is


Bitcoin Magazine Week in Review: Stablecoins Take the Spotlight "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Week in Review

With the exception of the SECs FinHub announcement, it has been a quiet week for regulatory news something weve been getting a lot of recently as U.S. officials clamp down on unscrupulous coin offerings and crypto companies.

Instead, stablecoins crowded headlines this week, as tether among others had difficulties retaining its peg, and top exchanges rolled out support for some of the asset class regulatory-compliant newcomers.

All the while, developers remind us that, even in bear markets, the tools of innovation continue to work against the buzz of speculation.

Stablecoin News Takes Center Stage

As Tethers Peg Slips, Bitcoins Price Distorted Across Markets

Tether took a dip this week. The markets leading stablecoin dropped to as low as $0.92 cents for its exchange-averaged price as a market-wide selloff left the coin wanting in demand. By consequence, bitcoin on tether-supported exchanges began trading at somewhat of a premium, an inflated price that reflected bitcoins worth against tethers discounted price rather than its worth against the actual dollar. At the time of writing, tether has shaved off roughly $800 million from its market cap over the week thats nearly a third of its entire value.

Huobi and OKEx List the Same Four Stablecoins

As tether was unravelling, two of the industrys highest volume exchanges listed four of the top stablecoins staunches competitors. Huobi and OKEx both announced support for TrueUSD, Gemini USD, USD Coin and the Paxos Standard earlier this week, moves that may have aggravated the sell off that crippled tethers peg. The four stablecoins, which are fiat-collateralized like tether, are considered transparent, regulator-friendly alternatives to what was the markets only viable stablecoin until this year.

Developers Keep On Developing



Trump buys all possible numbers for $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Donald Trump announced today via Twitter that he has purchased $584 million dollars worth of lottery tickets. The strategy of obtaining every possible number combination ensures that the former comedian and current acting president will win the record $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot. Thats nearly a 200 percent return on my investment in one day, tweeted Trump. #Wow


Ethereum Price Shorts Reach Record Levels "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Beginning on Thursday, crypto markets experienced a massive sell-off which affected most coins and brought down total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies to $200 billion, down $25 billion in the space of a few hours in what was overall a bearish week for cryptocurrencies as a whole, but ethereum in particular. Behaviour of investors indicates that

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CBD Has Gone Mainstream Despite Federal Prohibition "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

By Michael Maharrey

CBD has gone mainstream this is nullification in action.

If there was ever any doubt, it completely vanished last month when Consumer Reports ran an article titled How to Shop for CBD. You dont get much more mainstream than Consumer Reports.

Cannabidiol (CBD) is derived from cannabis generally in the form of industrial hemp. It has proven effective in treating a number of medical conditions, including seizures, pain and anxiety.

Articles touting CBD have appeared in the mainstream media. For instance, the Washington Post called it the new it drug. And a recent CNN article called CBD, The latest it ingredient to hit menus. The report went on to tell us where we can get CBD infused food and drink

From a sleek, wellness compound in Miami to a Portland dive bar know...


Parents Lose One More Right in California as the State Limits Kids Menu Drinks to Water or Milk "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

By Meadow Clark

Yes, the rumors are true. California lawmakers passed a state law that forces restaurants within the state to offer only select beverages on childrens menus. Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 1192 into law in late September and it easily passed in both the State and the Assembly. Support for the nanny state law flew under the guise of whats healthiest for the children.

The default options for beverages on childrens menus have been forced to change to unflavored milk and water.

In other words, one more option than a dungeon.

Please understand that we arent promoting giving children HFCS-laden sodas on a regular basis, but we ARE promoting parental choice. Adamantly.

Customers can order another drink for their child by request, but clearly, the point of the law is to make it difficult (and frowned upon) to order something unhealthy for their child. Thats how nanny-state health laws are usually created. In increments or with fines or taxes (see more below), and usually with some kind of societal shame tactic.

Non-dairy fluid milk substitutes containing under 130 calories can also appear as an option on the menu if that kind of drink is available at the restaura...


EMFs & RFs Constantly Invade Your Home Inflicting DNA Damage, But There Is Something You Can Do To Mitigate That, Protect Yourself & Your Loved Ones "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

By Catherine J. Frompovich

Humans have been evolving on Planet Earth for many thousands of years enjoying an environment free of man-made electromagnetic (EMF) and radiofrequency (RF) pollution, often referred to as Electric Smog. Most folks are familiar with environmental pollution especially when theres a caustic haze hanging overhead and breathing becomes difficult for many people, especially those with allergies, heart and lung diseases. That man-made environmental pollution, also referred to as anthropogenic pollution, is caused or influenced by humans. Its palpable; we can see, smell and often react to it.

Specific classifications of pollution include water, soil, noise, radioactive, light, thermal and visual. However, one very dramatic type of pollution is ignored by those who really ought to know better; its non-thermal pollution emitted by EMFs and RFs from technologies, special satellites in orbit around Earth, smart devices and smart consumer products which, unfortunately, most people have become addicted to. Try leaving your iPhone at home! How many times an hour do you check your phone?

Since we are living in the Information / Computer / Digital Technological Age, everything and anything that can be invented and mainstreamed as smart has captured not only our imagination but our lifestyles, but not without a price to pay health-wisesomething very few probably fail to realize.

Technology does what it does because it can, not because it is safe in most instances or is used safely!

Classic examples are AMI Smart Meters placed on homes to monitor and measure utility usage for electricity, natural gas and municipal water. AMI SMs replace safe, analog meters tha...


The Best Resources I Used to Teach Myself Machine Learning "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

The field of machine learning is becoming more and more mainstream every year. With this growth come many libraries and tools to abstract away some of the most difficult concepts to implement for people starting out.

Most people will say you need a higher level degree in ML to work in the industry. If you love working with data and practical math, then I would say this is not true. I did not graduate college with a Machine Learning or data degree yet I am working with ML right now at a startup. I want to share what I used to learn and how I got here in hopes that it will help someone else.

Getting Started

I knew Python already when I started, but, if you dont, I recommend learning basic and intermediate Python first. The language is pretty easy to learn compared to others. Python is also home to the largest data science/ML community so there are tons of tools to help as you learn.

Learn Python: freeCodeCamp Python Crash Course

With that out of the way, the first thing you should do is download The Machine Learning Podcast by OCDevel (, iTunes) into your favorite podcast app. Listen to the first 1015 episodes. They are very good at giving an overview of the machine learning ecosystem and there are also recommended resources which are linked on the OCDevel site.


Anaconda & Jupyter NotebookThese are a must for ML & data science. Follow the instructions here to install and set them up.

Visual Studio Code with Python PluginI never thought I would be recommending a Microsoft product, but I am honestly impressed with their open source commitment lately. This is now my favorite code editor, even for doing some things in Pythonlike debugging code. is the best place to find datasets when you are starting out. Go ahead and sign up for an account and poke around the site. You will notice that there are many competitions for people of all experience levels and even tutorials to go with them (like this beginner-friendly one about the Titanic). These datasets will be very helpful to practice with while you are learning Python libraries.

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Compliance Should Be Temporary As You Look To Counter-Ambush | Active Self Protection "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

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NEW Bernina Bernette B38 Giveaway! $749 MSRP! "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Even the most casual readers of this site will probably know that I'm a great fan of Bernina sewing machines.  I own a few of them including the mighty Bernina B880 Plus which is my workhorse and in my humble opinion the best sewing machine in the world. We've written Continue reading


Nick Clegg hired as Chief Whipping Boy at Facebook "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Social media giant Facebook has confirmed that unofficial report that it only hired former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg as Head of Global Operations in order to be able to blame him every time they have a system failure are absolutely correct. Clegg will be brought out to apologise in public for every breach of security by Russian hackers or a Primary 3 class doing simple computer studies manages to wipe the private details of 50 million subscribers but not before having posted them online for the entire world to see.

Explaining the rationale behind the move, Brian ONeil, Facebooks HR Director told reporters: This is a great strategic appointment for us. Nick Clegg is widely known to have been to blame for nearly everything since the time he sold British university students down the river to shamelessly further his own blind political ambitions. Man Uniteds terrible start to the season, the Strictly Curse, the Brexit Shambles and Little Mixall Nicks fault. Just remember, folks #NickCleggsFault. Brilliant!


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Missing 1bn in sickness benefit found in 1970s charity box "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

The Department for Work and Pensions have blamed a ceramic boy with callipers and a haircut like Jimmy Carr for the fact that tens of thousands of people have been without vital funds. Allegedly, the retro-charity box had been stuffed full of forgotten paperwork, such as disability claims, Windrush apologies and a workable solution for Brexit.

The child shaped box was left unattended outside a tobacconist in Battersea, which many passers-by had simply assumed was a memorial to Janette Krankie. Only after a DWP inspector had designated the inanimate figure as fit to work did anyone ask Why is a mini Roger Federer standing on one leg?

A DWP spokeswoman explained: OK, 180,000 people are owed payment arrears, but just as many arent. So I think we can all agree, this has been an overwhelming success. And to anyone who has committed suicide, while waiting for benefits, I say this better luck next time.


Igniting Our Dream "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Dov Talpaz, The Burning Bush (2018), pen on paper, 9 x 9 inches (image courtesy the artist)

In a beautiful lecture by Jorge Luis Borges called Nightmares (from Everything and Nothing, New Directions, 1999) he states, dreams are perhaps the most ancient aesthetic expression and that nightmares are flavors of horror.

Recently reading the mythology of the burning bush, in which God is revealed to Moses for the first time, it struck me that this image evokes that flavor of horror Borges so effectively describes. How is it possible for the bush to be in flames but not consumed by the fire? Is it Gods hand at work, or is it Mosess own dream-reality ? Is it possible for us, in ourselves, to ignite a fire, a passion, that doesnt destroy?

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Crust Punk Comedian Wants to Know The Deal With Dumpster Food "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

NEW YORK Up-and-coming crust punk comedian Gil Ratboy Johnson tried to entertain audiences last night at The Creek with nuanced takes on landlords, dating, and dumpster food, according to apathetic audience members.

Seriously, what is the deal with dumpster food? Johnson repeatedly asked. Its like, people just throw out all this good shit, you know? Sure, theres some dirt, and maybe a couple bites gone but nothing you wont find in a restaurant. And yet, Im gross for eating it! Knock the shit off, and bon apptit, motherfucker!

Unfortunately, the audience struggled to relate to Johnsons seemingly out-of-control lifestyle.

It was weird, said audience member James Webb. All of his jokes were punk takes on done-to-death bits. Like, how crusties be squattin, am I right? Or if we ever noticed how hardcore kids danced like this, but crust punks danced like this. And when he bombed, he got pissed at us for not laughing he said he was too real for us.

When his ask of where his Leftver Crack fans were was met with devastating silence, the nascent comedian allegedly snapped.

He spiked the microphone on the stage which caused all this feedback and called the audience a bunch of fucking posers, said fellow comedian and host Carmine Flynn. It was tough going up after him that microphone smelled real bad once he was done.

Reportedly, venue management was not amused by Johnsons set and outburst.

We tried to stop him from leaving after he broke that mic, but he was already gone by the time I grabbed security, said promoter Calista Daniels. I dont think Im gonna book anymore crust punk comics as it is, were probably gonna have to fumigate the stage and green room. Youd think hed have smelled better with all that fucking dental floss patchwork on his vest.

At press time, Johnson was spotted with his head down and feet up in a dumpster, rehearsing his TV-ready tight five set on a family of confused rats.

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Ethereum Devs Reach Consensus to Delay Constantinople Hard Fork Until January 2019 "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Ethereum core devs have officially decided to delay a planned hard fork, dubbed Constantinople, until January 2019 at the earliest


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Weekend reads: A whistleblower speaks; a new most-cited retracted paper; criminalizing scientific fraud? "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

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Japanese Government to Simplify Cryptocurrency Taxation Process "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

A committee of tax experts in Japan that is responsible for advising the government on taxation matters has called for the simplification of the countrys cryptocurrency tax filing process. According to officials of the tax panel, the process is currently complicated and a change is required in order to enhance accuracy and compliance. Per a Continued

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Harry Maguire To Feature On New 50 Note? "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

The news that the government has reversed its decision to scrap the 50 note, has met with cheer, and a call from football fans to include upon the note the face of England player, Harry Maguire, the team's hero at the Russia World Cup. The note...


Root Cellaring Basics: Extending the Season Without Canning "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Root cellars have long been used to extend the harvest. There is so much you can do to make veggies last longer no matter what space you have to utilize. Read More


Paintings Patriarchal Spirit "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Installation view, A New Spirit Then, A New Spirit Now, 19812018 at Almine Rech Gallery, London (image courtesy Almine Rech Gallery)

LONDON In 1981, the Royal Academy of Arts in London put on an exhibition of 20th-century painting that changed the art world. A New Spirit in Painting was a manifesto, the accompanying catalogue said; it showcased a set of contemporary, mostly European painters, whose work possessed qualities figurative, narrative, emotional, personal that were being undervalued by the western art world the time. There were 38 artists from three generations on display: the grandfathers, such as Pablo Picasso, Francis Bacon, Roberto Matta, and Willem de Kooning; the fathers, including Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly, Frank Stella, and Lucian Freud; and the sons, who were less familiar names at the time, such as Georg Baselitz, Julian Schnabel, Francesco Clemente, and Gerhard Richter.

Nearly 40 years later, one of the original curators, Norman Rosenthal, has revisited this seminal exhibition with A New Spirit Then, A New Spirit Now, 19812018, a two-part show spread across two of the Almine Rech Gallerys spaces. Earlier this year a few paintings from the 1981 exhibition were on view in New York, comprising the Then portion. In London, currently, are more recent works (Now) made by the same artists.

Julian Schnabel, Ascension IV (2015) (image courtesy the artist and Almine Rech Gallery, photo by Argenis Apolinario)

Some of the best paintings in the London show appear in the first room. Howard Hodgkins unassuming diptych Hello and Goodbye (201415) features two small wood panels joined side by side. On the left, a black arc made from three thick, rough brushstrokes piled almost on top of each other is painted on bare wood. On the right panel, which is slightly shorter in length, the arc is wider and green, and sits on a black background. With just a few lines and colors, Hodgkin suggests the sun rising and setting, or, perhaps, a timid greeting when you first meet someone, followed by a more heartfelt goodbye after getting to know them. (Rosenthal explained to...


Awaken by Zinan Lam in Shanghai, China "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

During recent days of Shanghai Fashion Week, the urban artist ZINAN LAM has been invited by local fashion media, featuring his new work AWAKEN at Columbian Navel Club of ShangShengXinSuo.

The main part of this work is the snow lion, a symbol of protection and power in Tibetan Buddhism. Two snow lions foot in cloud to arriving, their hair has a form of water and fire respectively, corresponding to the eastern harmony of Yin and Yang. The blue which featured in the background represents wisdom and peace while the golden gate symbolizes the sun, for which is linking with a brighten Awaken world.Through the work, the artist is sending a message about the current Awaken state of modern oriental aesthetics.



Interview: Photographer Spends 17 Years Documenting Life in Mongolia "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Photo of Mongolia by Frederic Lagrange

Photographer Frdric Lagrange began a love affair with Mongolia as a child, long before he ever had the chance to visit. Spellbound by his grandfathers stories of being rescued by Mongol soldiers during World War II, Lagranges journey to this distant land collided with his professional journey into photography.

Seventeen years and innumerable trips later, Lagrange is finally ready to show his lifes work to the world. In between editorial and commercial photo shoots for publications like Vanity FairThe New Yorker, Louis Vuitton, and GQ, he packed his bags and invested his own time and money to pursue this passion project. After almost two decades of photography, hes shifted his vast archives to create Mongolia, a publication that is a true work of art. The large format photography book captures the spirit of the Central Asian country, one that was largely unexplored by outsiders when Lagrange first visited in 2001.

Across 185 photographs, the story of Mongolia unfolds, as we travel with Lagrange during his 13-month-long trips. We see faces that transform from strangers to friends and the desolate landscapes that change with the seasons. Lovingly crafted with the care of someone who dedicated his life to documenting a country, the book is an incredible tour de force.

To fund the book, Lagrange turned to Kickstarter, where Mongolia has seen incredible success. Fully funded after just five days, the book has now doubled its original goalan incredible feat for an art book that costs $200.

We were fortunate to speak with Lagrange about Mongolia and how his project has evolved over 17 years, as well as how he approached creating the book and his thoughts on his Kickstarter success. Read on for our exclusive interview and check out Mongolia, which is available via Kickstarter throu...


Hung Parliament: Desperate PM Gives Bob Katter Green Light To Kill As Many Crocs As He Wants "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Prime minister Scott Morrison has a minority government and the crossbench has a new MP after Kerryn Phelps dominated the Liberals a record-breaking defeat by a record-breaking swing. Some analysts say that by ousting Prime Minister Turnbull, who had a stranglehold on what should be the safest Liberal seat in the entire country, and almost indefinitely sacrificing []

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Hit & Run Commentary #116 "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Pastor Sean Harris of Berean Baptist Church said that, if you love silver, you cant love your neighbor. That is because, when the neighbor is in need, you will hoard the silver rather than meet the neighbors need. Firstly, shouldnt you providing for the need of your neighbor be dependent upon why the neighbor is supposedly in need in the first place? Secondly, for a church where the pastoral staff is repeatedly on the record at SermonAudio as to how much contempt they harbor for the American flag, why is there more than one flag in the SermonAudio profile picture for Berean Baptist Church? Wouldnt those funds have been better spent providing for ones neighbor?

Interesting the number of periodicals hinting at Trumps dictatorial aspirations with a caricature of him adorned in Roman regalia. Did the mainstream media depict Obama in a similar fashion? After all, was he not the presidential aspirant that delivered his nomination oration amidst Grecian columns and to whom school children sang what amounted to worshipful choruses? I dont believe that was Donald Trump threatening the fundamental transformation of America from the standpoint of explicitly denigrating the Founding and to send around government agents door to door to forcibly access your weight. Nor was it Melannia threatening that we would not be allowed to return to our lives as we had previously known them.

An episode of Generations Radio analyzing the history of homeschooling glamorized the socioeconomic situation where sons continued in the vocational callings of their fathers. Note that the emphasis is on the callings of the fathers. That does not translate as that necessarily being the callings of the sons. For all we know, given that people died at notoriously young ages back when the described situation was the typical career path, they probably werent as satisfied or fulfilled as this podcast would try to lead listeners to believe. Most back then were probably quite miserable. Its just that if anyone dared express how they felt, mob justice would have probably hung them for being demon possessed or as a homo if a man dared mention anything about his emotional state.

Does the mainstream media praising Senator McCain for being an independent thinker ever intend to praise President Trump for also being an independent thinker? Most of what McCain advocated was rehashed establishmentarianism. A number of Trumps insights actually are bold and innovative.

In response to those banned or suspended from assorted social media platforms for posting content not necessarily obscene in the traditional sense but for being at variance with prevailing herd mentalities, it is correctly observed that these are private companies not necessarily bound by traditional understandings of free speech. However, what is to prevent this perspective from being applied to other commodities provided by...


Pastor Fails To Acknowledge Democrats Fomenting Discord "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

In a homily posted at SermonAudio, a pastor warned that the problem with Donald Trump is that he alienates nearly every ethnic group with the exception of White people.

And Hilary's categorization of those that disagreed with her as deplorables ought to be construed as a term of admiration and consensus building?

So what this pastor is saying is that the church ought not strive to view the moral landscape through the principle of their being neither Greek nor Jew.

Rather, pulpit pronouncement must be formulated in such a way as to pander and cater to favored minority agitators as predetermined by manipulative social engineers.

If a pastor is going to suggest that Donald Trump is to be blamed for disturbances because of his rhetoric that unruly protesters should be roughed up a bit, doesn't that pastor also have an obligation to admit that President Obama should be blamed in part for Antifa hijinks when he urged his supporters to get in the faces of those that dared articulate opposition to him and when he explicitly declared that those disagreeing with his immigration policies should be considered enemies?

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Costume Week: Theres a New Sheriff in Town "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Sheriff Costume Tutorial

Its that time of year again! Time to pull out a few thrift store finds from the bottom of the pile and create a fun costume for Halloween. My motto is quick and easy these days so I kept it pretty simple.

I started with a homemade fake suede skirt and a Roper dress that was a little too much of a good thing, but perfect for a sheriff costume.



How Sesame Seeds Could Save Your Life "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Why Eating Sesame Seed Paste (Tahini) Could Save Your Life

We don't think of sesame seed paste as a 'life saver,' but compelling research shows it is capable of reducing blood markers of cardiovascular disease risk by 39% within only six weeks.

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What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2018-10-20) "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

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Fire Chief In Trouble Over Improper Use Of Fire Engine And Crew "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

A Fire Chief in charge of a local fire station was in hot water earlier, after it was revealed he had used the station's fire engine and its crew improperly - to stick up bill posters for the Firemen's Brass Band Concert! Captain Flack, of Trumpt...


Mike Novogratz Clarifies Anti-Tether Comments, Wants FUD Stopped "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

The dismissal market performance of so-called stablecoin Tether should not be the reason to spread FUD against it, clarified Mike Novogratz in his tweet.

The billionaire Bitcoin bull, who recently criticized USDT for misbalancing its dollar-peg, later said that he believes Tether has every dollar for every USDT. However, he retained his criticism over Tether not being transparent to the community, in the absence of which it is losing grounds in the cryptocurrency market.

Id like to put context to these quotes as the last thing I want to do is spread FUD. I said I thought tether has a dollar for every tether and that we actively traded it. The fact that almost $700mm has been redeemed in an orderly fashion is important.

This Week in Tether

Once the leading stablecoin, Tether got reduced to one of the most criticized coins in crypto industry. On Monday, the USDT lost its peg to the dollar, soon after the news of the insolvency of BitFinex Tethers partner exchange went public (the Exchange refuted the reports later).

Reports claiming that Tether LLC did not have adequate fiat dollars to back its USDT token supply also fueled negative trading sentiment in the market, pushing the value to as low as 85 cents against the dollar. In the meantime, other stablecoins that are supposedly regulated and backed by real fiat capital, took a competitive advantage, with each of them recording higher trading volume against the USDT.

Source: CoinGecko | USDT/USD CHART 7D

Since forming lower lows towards $0.85, Tether has now recovered most of its losses but now is trading circa 0.5 cents below its one dollar peg.

Transparency Could Stop FUD

While the market was swapping USDT for other stablecoins, Tether didnt publish a single statement that could hold the fort. Novogratz recognized that it is not the question of insolvency b...


Servo Attendant Only Man In Local Divas Life Who Knows What She Looks Like Without Make Up "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

TRACEY BENDINGER | Culture | Contact Claudia Smith-Jones (26) is one of Betootas hottest socialites, shes known around town for her flawless complexion, immaculate hair and enviable style. People have said that shes the only Instagram influencer whos Insta looks are the same as her real life looks. Well, not any more. The Advocate can exclusively reveal that Claudias []

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How to Avoid Hitting a Deer While Driving "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

The following video is brought to you courtesy of the Inside Edition YouTube Channel. Click the video below to watch it now.

When youre driving, deer can come out of nowhere, and the autumn months can be the most dangerous of the year. Since the creatures travel in herds, theres a good chance there are others around when you spot just one. So what can you do to avoid hitting the animals? Inside Edition spoke to State Farms Dave Phillips about how to reduce the danger. One of his tips includes slowing down as much as possible, pumping the brakes, and not slamming on them, to glide into the collision.

How to Protect Your Home From Opportunistic Thieves During an Open House "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

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Open houses can play an important role in selling your home, but some prospective buyers are looking for more than a house. Video from Seattle shows a couple arriving for an open house and politely taking off their shoes at the door. But once inside, police say their real motives became clear. Surveillance footage from around the country shows people stealing belongings while touring homes. So how can you keep your valuables safe when buyers show up at your door?


How to Survive a Scorpion Sting "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

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Tens of thousands of people in the United States are stung by scorpions every year, and hundreds of those stings are potentially deadly especially to small children. So what can you do to survive a scorpion sting? Dr. Leslie Boyer, a medical toxinologist at the University of Arizona, told parents need to be able to spot the symptoms of a scorpion sting. These include screaming and crying, thrashing and trouble breathing.


The Inner Life of David Wojnarowicz Through His Words "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Weight of the Earth: The Tape Journals of David Wojnarowicz

Following his recent retrospective at the Whitney Museum, History Keeps Me Awake at Night, David Wojnarowicz has been the subject of renewed attention over the past few months. Some critics claimed that the retrospective failed to connect the AIDS crisis with the practice of contemporary activists, anchoring AIDS in the 1980s and 1990s rather than recognizing it as a highly dangerous current threat over 36 million people worldwide live with the disease today. While the museum staff welcomed the protestors comments, especially those of ACT UP NY members, issues of historicity and activism do raise intergenerational questions around the AIDS crisis, connecting a previous generation determined and eliminated by the virus, and a new one that continues to reflect on it.

In addition to producing painting, collage, and film, Wojnarowicz recorded himself in the privacy of his home and car for many years, producing what we now know as his audio tape journals. Although he never intended to publish them, the journals were integral to his artistic practice. These recordings, housed in New York Universitys Fales Collection, follow him from 1981 to 1989. Weight of the Earth: The Tape Journals of David Wojnarowicz, edited by Lisa Darms and David ONeill, (MIT Press, 2018), offers readers a unique perspective on the artists inner life; it also sheds light on the daily life of individuals living with the threat of a deadly disease. In his incisive introduction, Artforum Editor-in-Chief David Velasco considers the effect of looking at Wojnarowiczs work from a historical and temporal remove, acknowledging him as a figure of the past who continues to haunt the present. The more you read, the more similarities youll find with life in 2018.

David Wojnarowicz was a ghost haunting my every move for years, before I first saw his work in 2017. ...


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Shooting the S&W Model 76 the Original! "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

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Ernst & Young Report: One Year on, ICOs' Fate Is 'Worse Than We Thought' "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

An EY report into The Class of 2017 ICOs found that 86% of tokens are trading below their listing price, 71% have no working product


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Trumps Chess Move, Forcing Bush Family To Support Trumps Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh!

President Trump Issues Immediate Order of Carter Page FISA Docs

Trump Knows The Plot Is Still In Play, Why The Silence?

Former President Carter Gives Dire Warning to Democrats, Are They Even Listening?

What Has Happened Since Trey Gowdy Gave Them His Ultimatum?, Nothing Apparently

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$50 Million Bitcoin Mining Farm Opens in Armenia "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

$50 Million Bitcoin Mining Farm Opened in Armenia

A new cryptocurrency mining facility opened in Armenia on Oct. 18. The $50 million farm will extract bitcoin and ethereum using 3,000 machines, according to local media reports. Around 120,000 more miners are to be added in the months to come.

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Multi Group and Omnia Establish Landmark Armenian Mining Facility

The mining project, spearheaded by Armenian real estate investment company Multi Group Concern and Malta-registered Omnia Tech International Company, was officially launched in the Armenian capital of Yerevan on Thursday. The countrys Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, businessmen and entrepreneurs from China, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates attended the ceremony, Arka News Agency reported.



Spicy Grilled Pork Tenderloin Keto/LCHF, Gluten- and Dairy-Free "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Delicious pork rub using an unusual spice blend with three peppers, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, mustard and garlic -- a little bit southwestern and very low carb! [More] Spicy Grilled Pork Tenderloin Keto/LCHF, Gluten- and Dairy-Free


LIVE REPORT: Current Events Confirm Prophecy "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

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Did the U.S take BLOOD MONEY from Saudi Arabia to cover Murdered WaPO Journalist? "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Jeff Bezo OWNER of Washington Post silence is DEAFENING.
The United States received a payment of $100 million from Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, the same day Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Riyadh to discuss the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a State Department official confirmed Wednesday amid global calls for answers in the case. The timing of the transfer raised questions about a payoff as Riyadh seeks to manage the blowback over allegations that Saudi agents were responsible for brutal mutilated death of Washington Post Journalist Khashoggi
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Mysterious lights in the sky over Cambodia, Take a Look !!! "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

But what are these mysterious lights captured in the sky over Cambodia?
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What Do Art Critics Actually Do? "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

What it Means to Write About Art: Interviews with art critics by Jarrett Earnest

The marvelous compendium What It Means to Write About Art: Interviews with Art Critics by Jarrett Earnest (David Zwirner Books, 2018) presents 30 very lively personalities. We learn how much the art world has changed in the past 50 years, why people become art critics, and how these critics understand contemporary art.

Barbara Rose describes her life in the 1960s with Frank Stella and Michael Fried, Lucy Lippard talks about her relationship with Eva Hesse, and Fried tells of supporting himself in London by writing a column for Arts Magazine for 75 dollars a month.

In that era, Clement Greenberg was still very influential. And Fried, Rosalind Krauss, Lippard, and Rose all had contentious relationships with him. No one has his status today. Indeed, as Barry Schwabsky notes, apart maybe from Roberta Smith at The New York Times, nowadays no critic has any direct effect on the art market.

The role of the critic has changed dramatically. Artists, collectors, curators, and dealers are all needed for the system to function. But the role of critics is up for grabs. Partly the problem is that writing criticism has never been well paid. And gentrification has made the traditional role of an independent intellectual all but impossible.

But also there are serious questions about what critics actually do. In his introduction, Jarrett Earnest calls criticism a kind of speculative fiction, a statement that does justice to the varied nature of this kind of writing but doesnt resolve this crucial methodological question: If critics disagree, how are we to choose between their claims?

Art history is an academic discipline. To teach and to publish, its almost mandatory that you have a PhD. And so even the most original scholars have to conform to professional guidelines. But art critics are self-taught, which means that they have more freedom to write in novel, untraditional ways. If you can find some editor who will publish you, then you too can be an art critic.

In the 1980s, when I made my way from academic philosophy into art criticism, I was...


Recommended: Daniel Coelho Sexteto Morada "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

  Theres some Brazilian influence to Morada, reflecting the roots of the musicians, but the music tethers itself less to a particular geography and more to a specific, modern approach.  It begins old-school.  The Daniel Coelho Sexteto begin each piece with a simple, well-crafted melodic statement the kind of thing that could be a full []


What China's Cashless Revolution Can Teach the West About Crypto "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

China appears to have achieved the crypto community's dream of a new internet of value, without blockchain. But there's more than meets than eye here.


Prophecy Alert: The Two Witnesses Irvin Baxter & Paul Begley "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

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Trumps Chess Move, Forcing Bush Family To Support Trumps Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh!

President Trump Issues Immediate Order of Carter Page FISA Docs

Trump Knows The Plot Is Still In Play, Why The Silence?

Former President Carter Gives Dire Warning to Democrats, Are They Even Listening?

What Has Happened Since Trey Gowdy Gave Them His Ultimatum?, Nothing Apparently

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GaiaPortal 10-19-18 Tsunami elements carry the load for humanity "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Im not sure about all details of this GaiaPortal, but it sounds as if it is implying we are in the tsunami Tsunami of Light

Tsunami elements carry the load for humanity

Tsunami elements carry the load for humanity.

Eliminations of silent partners is complete.

Salivary effects are pronounced, as depths are reached.

Farsights are called in for Light support.




The George Soros Sponsored Migrant Caravan Marches On..."Migrant Standoff On Mexican Bridge" "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

"Exclusive photos obtained by Ingraham of the bridge standoff at Puente Internacional Suchiate, Mexico.

Mexico has deployed 1,000 federal police, now sending reinforcements as migrants will not leave."

Photos courtesy of Laura Ingraham



Best of Dan Olmsted: The US Government Will PAY You to Get a Flu Shot! Step Right Up! "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Managing Editor's Note: So maybe I used a bit of clickbait... But the headline is technically true! True! True! We run this article from 2010 each Fall during the Flu Shot push that is everywhere. CVS? Earn a 20% savings...


Summit on Global Mental Health Sparks Critical Response "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

From the APA Div. 32: Society for Humanistic Psychology: On Oct. 9-10, 2018, World Mental Health Day, the United Kingdom (UK) government hosted a Global Mental Health Ministerial Summit with the intention of laying out a course of action to implement mental health policies globally. In the same week, The Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development published a report outlining a proposal for scaling up mental health care globally. In response, a coalition of mental health activists and service-users have organized an open letter detailing their concerns with the summit and report. The response has attracted the support of policy-makers, psychologists, psychiatrists and researchers.

The open letter raises several concerns with the positioning of the UK summit and calls on the organizers and leaders of the event to reflect on issues of discrimination and human rights abuses in mental health treatment in their home countries before recreating these systems abroad. The signatories raise the issue of representation and participation, writing:

Significantly, there has been little or no involvement of organizations led by mental health service users, survivors and persons with psychosocial disabilities in the thinking, planning and design of this event. While a few networks were approached to provide experts by experiences to attend panels on themes already decided on, there has been no meaningful consultation or involvement of user-led and disabled peoples organizations not already signed up to the Movement for Global Mental Health agenda or funding to enable a wide range of representatives to attend.'



Global Mental Health: An Old System Wearing New Clothes "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Today, we bring you the second in our series of podcasts on the topic of the global mental health movement. These interviews are led by our Mad in America research news team.

On October 9th and 10th, 2018, World Mental Health Day, the UK government hosted a Global Mental Health Ministerial Summit with the intention of laying out a course of action to implement mental health policies globally. In the same week, The Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development published a report outlining a proposal for scaling up mental health care globally. In response, a coalition of mental health activists and service-users have organized an open letter detailing their concerns with the summit and report. The response has attracted the support of policy-makers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and researchers.

In our last episode, we were joined by Dr Melissa Raven, a critical psychologist and epidemiologist, who discussed problems with the scientific evidence base used by the global mental health movement. She also emphasized the need to consider responses to the distress and suffering of people globally that address the social determinants of mental health, including poverty, education, and healthcare.

Today we turn our focus to the concerns raised by mental health activists in response to the UK summit and the Lancet report. To discuss these issues, we are joined first by Jhilmil Breckenridge, a poet, writer and mental health activist and later by social science researcher Dr Bhargavi Davar.

Jhilmil is the Founder of Bhor Foundation, an Indian charity, which is active in mental health advocacy, the trauma-informed approach, and enabling other choices to heal apart from the biomedical model. Jhilmil also heads a team leading Mad in Asia Pacific; this is an online webzine working for better rights, justice and inclusion for people with psychosocial disability in the Asia Pacific region. She is currently working on a PhD in Creative Writing in the UK and, for the last three years, she has also been leading an online poetry as therapy group for women recovering from domestic violence. She is working on a few initiatives, both in the UK and India, taking this approach into prisons and as...


Bitcoin's White Paper Gave Us Liberty Let's Not Give It Back "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Charlie Shrem, one of bitcoin's earliest entrepreneurs, believes Satoshi's white paper is about more than just technology.


The Killing 1948 Smog of Donora in Western Pennsylvanias Mon Valley "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Thousands die of air pollution every year in the US yet today!

1948 SMOG 70th Anniversary Events Donora in the Monongahela River Valley

>>> On Tuesday, October 23rd at 6:30 p.m., WQED Producer and Monongahela native David Solomon will present his mini-documentary Our Water, Land & Air, portions of which tell the story about the 1948 Smog. A Question and Answer discussion will follow with a panel of survivors and local experts. This event will take place in the downstairs Community Room at the Donora Public Library.

>>> On Saturday, October 27th at 1:00 p.m., the Donora Historical Societys Brian Charlton will present the The 1948 Donora Smog Disaster at the Smog Museum.

New Book!! Memories of Donora by Sidney Mishkin on the Merchandise page.


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Mystery blight killing stinging nettles nothing to get too concerned about "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Stinging nettles across the country started wilting, turning black and literally losing their sting in early September. A dog walker in Surrey was the first to notice the phenomenon: I thought thank f@$k for that. There was a big patch of the bastards over by the railway line. Always used to catch my ankles in the summer. Glad to see the back of them.

While the Head of the Botany department at Kings College, was circumspect when asked how many botanists had been assigned to identifying the virus. Its not a priority at the moment. Our thoughts are concentrated on finding a good venue for this years Christmas party

By December it is estimated that therell be no nettles left anywhere in the country, something that prompted a Friends of the Earth spokesperson to issue a stark warning. A nation without stinging nettles would probably mean a reduction in, I dont know, moths maybe. And that could have a devastating effect on moth eaters and whatever moths eat. On the other hand, no more stinging nettles!

The extinction of one species can often have a knock-on effect on others. Asked whether the demise of stinging nettles would result in the disappearance of dock leaves, long reputed to have soothing effects for anyone stung by the all-pervasive nettle, one botanist merely shrugged. That whole dock leaves thing proved as useful to many people as knowing that a man can break a swans wing, or whatever it is. Anyone seen a dock leaf? No. Know what they look like? No. I dont care if theyre wiped out too for all the good theyve ever done.



Daily Verse "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.  Psalm 51:12


Wozniacki Becomes First Female Athlete to Launch Personalised Crypto Token "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Caroline Wozniacki, 28-year-old, Danish, No 2 ranked professional tennis star has entered a partnership with Singaporean firm, Global Crypto Offering Exchange (GCOX) to found her own cryptocurrency token. Earlier in the week, CCN reported that Filippino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao could launch his own cryptocurrency before the end of the year. Other celebrity personalities with Continued

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Sigma CEO says lenses designed for Full Frame mirrorless are coming in 2019 "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Lensvid had a chat with Sigma CEO Yamaki and there are many info about their L-mount and Lens startegy: Sigma was working on their own mirrorless full frame camera for several years (with their own mount). However around 2015-2016 Panasonic suggested

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Malcolm Turnbull Laughs And Pours Himself Another Stiff Tall Glass Of Diet Coke "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact The former Prime Minister awoke early today in New York, put his favourite Gazman trousers on, buttoned his crispest Hugo Boss business shirt and retired to the living room of his bespoke Upper East Side apartment to watch the news. Malcolm Turnbull had to wake Lucy twice in order for []

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Bitcoin Congestion Reaches 95%; Fees Remain Relatively Low "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Bitcoin blocks experienced up to 95 percent congestion this month, but it didnt impact its transaction fees, which remain at around $0.1

Cryptocurrency analyst Willy Woo published a graph to demonstrate a stark comparison between BTC transaction fees in two separate congestion episodes. The first case was from 2017, the year that witnessed Bitcoin congestion topping up to 85 percent and its fees peaking to as high as $25 per transaction. The other is from the present when the average Bitcoin transaction fee is close to $0.10 per transaction regardless of the all-time high congestion rate.

Source: Willy Woo Twitter Profile

Unlike a centralized payment settlement network, the Bitcoin network confirms the transactions when its network of nodes called miners reaches a consensus to mine a block. Each block can cater to more than 500-transactions on average, with its small 1 MB size limit. As the BTC volume goes up, the speed of a BTC transaction goes down, allowing the network to raise fees to confirm transactions faster by providing more hashpower. It is the very reason why in 2017 the transaction fees jumped to its all-time high upon an increase in congestion rate.

Segwit and Lightning Network

Bitcoin Core proposed to improve the digital currencys network scalability issues by implementing a soft fork called Segregated Witness (Segwit). The group of developers would separate signature data, which was the part of the original Bitcoin blocks and covered 65 percent of its size-space, and move it to a separate structure in the end, away from the Merkle Tree record of who is receiving or sending bitcoin tokens. The network reached consensus for a soft fork, and SegWit became a reality on August 23, 2017.

Segwit also upgraded the Bitcoin network for solving its malleability issues, which further paved for the launch of the Lightning Network. The solution would aim to be....




Homeless Man Becomes Millionaire by Building Beaches in Peoples Backyards "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Sometimes, you dont know your true calling until it finds you. This was certainly the case for Eric White, 33, the owner of Zydeco Construction. The once formerly-homeless man now owns a Louisiana-based company that builds beaches in peoples backyards, and hes making millions doing it.

When White was 15-years-old, he was homeless for about eight months. Growing up, things werent easy for me, he told USA Today. White dropped out of school in the ninth grade and only had a second-grade reading skill. I could hardly even spell my name, he said.

Despite his lacking education, he always felt as if he understood construction. I knew if I worked at it, said White, I could really do something with it. He got his start working for a local construction company just to pay the bills. But later, he learned of a job opening with a Baton Rouge-based company that paid $12 hour. The guy that I worked for there took me under his wing and taught me about the company. Within the first six months, I was managing the team, said White.

The ambitious individual continued to work his way up with various construction companies. Eventually, he started his own company, a pool business called Cool Pools. That business did very well, and last year, I sold it for over a million (dollars), he said.

Zydeco Construction was the next venture. The company builds beach-like swimming ponds that are crystal blue and have 360 degrees of sand surrounding them. Each pond is completely customizable and is outfitted with accessories, including outdoor kitchens, gazebos, umbrellas, and volleyball nets.

The 33-year-old says the sky is the limit when it comes to creating your dream beach.

White has tackled his vision from every angle. He said, Its something that for years I would think to myself, What if someone could figure out a way to turn a pond into a paradise? I did as much research as I could and applied it to building these ponds.

It has always been a dream of mine to do th...


The Cost of Welfare Use By Immigrant and Native Households "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

In September 2015, the Center for Immigration Studies published a landmark study of immigration and welfare use, showing that 51 percent of immigrant-headed households used at least one federal welfare program cash, food, housing, or medical care compared to 30 percent of native households. Following similar methodology, this new study examines the dollar cost of that welfare use.

  • The average household headed by an immigrant (legal or illegal) costs taxpayers $6,234 in federal welfare benefits, which is 41 percent higher than the $4,431 received by the average native household.
  • The average immigrant household consumes 33 percent more cash welfare, 57 percent more food assistance, and 44 percent more Medicaid dollars than the average native household. Housing costs are about the same for both groups.
  • At $8,251, households headed by immigrants from Central America and Mexico have the highest welfare costs of any sending region 86 percent higher than the costs of native households.
  • Illegal immigrant households cost an average of $5,692 (driven largely by the presence of U.S.-born children), while legal immigrant households cost $6,378.
  • The greater consumption of welfare dollars by immigrants can be explained in large part by their lower level of education and larger number of children compared to natives. Over 24 percent of immigrant households are headed by a high school dropout, compared to just 8 percent of native households. In addition, 13 percent of immigrant households have three or more children, vs. just 6 percent of native households.


In September 2015, the Center for Immigration Studies published a landmark study of immigration and welfare use, showing that 51 percent of immigrant-headed households (legal and illegal) use at least one federal welfare program, compared to 30 percent of native households.1 "Welfare" refers to means-tested anti-poverty programs. These include direct cash assistance in the form of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); food aid such as free school lunch, the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) nutrition program, and food stamps; Medicaid; and housing assistanc...


Bitcoin Cash Merchant Directory Marco Coino Surpasses 500 Listings "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Over the last year bitcoin cash adoption has been thriving and in certain regions, BCH merchants are spreading like wildfire. Thanks to a slew of cryptocurrency payment processors and people pressing for adoption there are thousands of BCH accepting merchants these days. One application called Marco Coino helps bitcoiners find BCH brick-and-mortar retailers on a global map and the platform now hosts over 500 known merchants.

Also read: New Qart Wallet Gives Bitcoin Cash QR Codes a Personal Touch

Finding Brick-and-Mortar Bitcoin Cash Merchants With Marco Coino

Bitcoin Cash Merchant Directory Marco Coino Surpasses 500 ListingsGetting merchants to accept bitcoin cash (BCH) and spreading global adoption is a big deal to a lot of digital asset proponents. For a while now, many retailers have been turned on to BCH because of enthusiasts spreading adoption, low fees, fast settlement and theres also been a variety of payment processors helping progress the cause. With all the BCH accepting merchants popping up, one application called Marco Coino provides people with the means to find nearby merchants that accept bitcoin cash. The platform has been around for a few months now and has been steadily gaining m...


Stablecoins in a NutshellAnd Why They Can Kill Decentralization "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

The most commonly known stablecoin is Tether. It is a cryptocurrency that buys one American Dollar from the market before issuing one tether. This means that when one American Dollar leaves active circulation, one Tether enters active circulation. Thus, the price of Tether has stayed stable over the years. A swing of fewer than 10 Continued

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Trump to send MILITARY, Shut Border as 700+ ILLEGALS head for U.S. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

As you know, I am willing to send the military to defend our southern border if necessary. It is all caused because of the illegal immigration onslaught brought by the Democrats because they refuse to acknowledge or to change the laws.
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NAJA Calls Out LA Times for Anti-Indian Child Welfare Act Op-ed Full of Anti-Indian Propaganda "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Naomi Schaefer Riley

Published October 20, 2018

NORMAN, Okla.    The Native American Journalist Association, based in Norman, Oklahoma sent a letter critical of the Los Angeles Times publishing an op-ed that allowed a writer to call for the elimination of the landmark 1978 Indian Child Welfare Act.

Here is the letter sent to the Los Angeles Times:

The Native American Journalists Association is disappointed in the lack of due diligence demonstrated by the Los Angeles Times in publishing the op-ed Does the Indian Child Welfare Act protect tribal interests at the expense of children? We call on the organization and the opinion section to review their policies and practices in light of its unchecked dissemination of anti-Indian propaganda.

The Times published an Oct. 12 op-ed by Naomi Schaefer Riley in which Schaefer Riley advocates for the elimination of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) by deliberately misrepresenting the law to readers a tactic organizations labeled hate groups have used in an attempt to undermine the law.

NAJA is dismayed that the Times would publish opinions that align so closely with views held by established anti-Indian hate groups and calls on the paper to review their op-ed policies and journalistic standards. It is chilling that a revered organization like the Times would lack the ability to identify the difference between informed opinion on important and consequential Indigenous issues, and talking points advocated by anti-Indian hate groups based on stereotypes and misinformation.

For this reason, NAJA has published a guide on best practices when reporting on ICWA cases to provide newsrooms with the tools to provide readers with accurate and contextual coverage on the topic. NAJA consistently advocates for consultation with tribal leaders and authorities. Had the Times editors consulted any tribal leaders, they would have learned that tribal nations within the United States do NOT support the elimination of ICWA.

NAJA also recommends that reporters never refer to blood quantum when covering ICWA cases. The law applies to citizens of tribal nations as determined by that nation, not federally imposed standards like degree of Indian blood. Measuring the amount of Indian blood a child has is an inherent act of racism. However, Schaefer Rileys op-ed hinges on this idea then leans on ste...


Asteroid 2018 UL flew past Earth at 0.57 LD "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

A newly discovered asteroid designated 2018 UL flew past Earth at 0.57 LD / 0.00148 AU (221 404 km / 137 574 miles) on October 17, 2018. This is now the 57th known asteroid to fly by Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the year and 4th this month. It...... Read more

Connecting one million nature observers to the species around them "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

The iNaturalist species data- and image-sharing platform reached a milestone earlier this month with its one millionth observer. The platform consists of a mobile app and corresponding website that help users identify the plants and animals around them. The tools enable users to upload photos and information about these observations and receive help in identifying them from others in this nature-oriented community. The platform aims to link people to the nature around them, encourage data sharing and assessment, and provide crowd-sourced data to scientists that would otherwise be difficult to generate. Several technologies in smartphonesincluding the camera, clock, calendar, and GPShelp tag each photo temporally and geographically, which allows the iNaturalist data to contribute to species range information. A wood duck in the Washington, DC area identified during the 2018 City Nature Challenge later confirmed by the iNaturalist community. Image by Sue Palminteri/Mongabay. Launched 10 years ago, the platform has received and processed nearly 14 million observations of more than 180,000 species. It encourages observers to explore the outdoors by helping them identify what they see around them on a regular basis, as well as through events, such as the City Nature Challenge earlier this year. The platform has since added artificial intelligence to its toolkit, which has sped identification of more common species. It relies on a large photo database provided by the community. The many images, with confirmed identifications, it contains for some species has enabled the platforms collaborators to train computer vision algorithms to identify species from the


5 Types of People: The Truth Seekers, Brainwashed, Misguided, Power Hungry, and The Ones Who Sold Their Souls "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

1. The Ones Who Seek The Truth

There are people who are awake, they know whats going on in the world, and they have woken up and seen the truth. They have done the research and used their knowledge to help others.

They are trying to wake others up, some have dedicated their whole lives to this endeavour while others do whatever they can to spread the message far and wide.

Usually these people are isolated, waking up alone all over the world, unable to talk to family and friends about what they have learned.

They have tried talking about it to people but they meet with deep rooted opposition, so they try other methods whatever works for them. They are brave and courageous human beings.

Many more people are waking up each day and joining them.

2. The Misguided Ones

There are people who are still asleep, they do not think anything is wrong in the world, they trust their governments to a certain degree.

They see awful things happening in the world but they tend to believe whatever the mainstream media tells them.

They are so busy surviving, bringing up children, working all day long, they are too tired to try and dig deeper and they rarely have the spare time anyway.

They vaccinate their children, feed them with GMOs, drink the fluoridated water and believe......


Guess Who [Out Of The 7.6 Billion People On Planet Earth] I Ran Into Today?! Asks Girlfriend "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

A local woman has just asked her boyfriend a question with literally an infinite amount of answers and appears to be insisting on him guessing the correct one. Omg youll never guess who I saw today! Who? Responded the boyfriend. No, you have to guess! Go, guess insisted the girlfriend. Ummm began the boyfriend before []

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Over 69% of the women shed virus in milk after immunization. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  J Infect Dis. 1982 May ;145(5):654-60. PMID: 7077089 Abstract Title:  Effect of immunization against rubella on lactation products. I. Development and characterization of specific immunologic reactivity in breast milk. Abstract:  The development of an immune response to rubella virus in milk, serum, and nasopharyngeal secretions was studied in lactating postpartum women after immunization with HPV-77 De5 or RA 27/3 live, attenuated rubella virus vaccine administered subcutaneously or intranasally. Over 69% of the women shed virus in milk after immunization. A predictable nasopharyngeal IgA and serum IgG antibody response to rubella virus was observed after subcutaneous or intranasal immunization with RA 27/3 vaccine. Little or no nasopharyngeal antibody response was seen after subcutaneous immunization with HPV-77 DE5 vaccine. A virus-specific IgA antibody response in milk was seen in all women. The presence of rubella virus in breast milk seemed to potentiate the peak levels of virus-specific antibody in the milk. Cellular immune reactivity to rubella virus in milk was observed in all vaccine groups. Thus, the virus-specific immune response induced in human milk after immunization with rubella virus vaccine may be intimately linked with the reactivity in bronchial lymphoid tissue.

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The Catholic Church and Pedophilia: Trafficking Children as Sex Slaves "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

In the years we have covered the topic of medical kidnapping and child abductions through child social services, we have exposed the corruption behind these legal kidnappings, and the reasons why they happen.

One of the reasons, tragically, that children are kidnapped and taken from their families is for child sex trafficking, which some have reported brings in more money than the illegal drugs and illegal gun trade, combined.

Sadly, religious institutions, many of which have their own child social services, can be among the worst offenders when it comes to trafficking and kidnapping children.

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Comic for 2018.10.20 "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

New Cyanide and Happiness Comic

Is It Dangerous To Be Left-Handed? "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

An article published in Readers Digest1 suggests you are at a greater risk for certain negative health and life outcomes if you are left-handed, including accidents, certain mental and physical problems and even early death.

While its obvious left-handers face challenges with respect to using everyday items like keyboards, notebooks, scissors and zippers, which are typically designed to favor right-handed users, does research support the notion left-handedness is actually dangerous to your health?

Factors That Influence Your Choice of Handedness

Handedness your tendency to be more comfortable and skilled using one hand more than the other for tasks like dressing, throwing a ball or writing is a complex matter. Although you may think it is determined solely by genetics, handedness is a complex trait influenced by multiple factors, such as chance, environment and genetics.

According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH),2 the development of handedness begins before birth and is influenced by genes, as well as both your right-left asymmetry and the right and left hemispheres of your brain. They state:3

It was initially thought a single gene controlled handedness. However, more recent studies suggest multiple genes, perhaps up to 40, contribute to this trait. Each of these genes likely has a weak effect by itself, but together they play a significant role in establishing hand preference.

Studies suggest at least some of these genes help determine the overall right-left asymmetry of the body starting in the earliest stages of development.

Science Daily highlights asymmetry as an important feature of your brain, noting the left side usually controls speech and language, while the right side controls emotion. They assert, In left-handers this pattern is often reversed.

There is also evidence that asymmetry of the brain was an important feature during human evolution; the brains of our closest relatives, the apes, are more symmetrical than those of humans and apes do not show a strong handedness.4 Authors of a 2013 study published in the journal Neurosci...

The Monsanto Papers "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

The Australian documentary, "The Monsanto Papers," reveals the secret tactics used by global chemical giant Monsanto (now owned by Bayer AG1,2), to protect its bestselling herbicide, Roundup.

The film starts out with a quick history of Roundup and how its now-clearly absurd safety claims (such as "it's biodegradable," "safe enough to drink," and "safer than table salt") made it into the worlds' most widely used weed killer, used by farmers and private gardeners alike. Indeed, it was at one time known as "the world's most trusted herbicide," but those days are now long gone.

Between 1974 the year glyphosate entered the U.S. market and 2014, glyphosate use increased more than 250fold in the U.S. Today, an estimated 300 million pounds are applied on U.S. farmland annually. Globally, nearly 5 billion pounds (over 2 billion kilograms) of glyphosate are applied to some 70 types of farm crops each year.3

Roundup Is Far From Harmless

Mounting evidence suggests Roundup is far from harmless, and evidence unearthed during legal discovery shows Monsanto has been well aware of its product's toxic nature, and has been covering it up.

As previously discussed in many articles, glyphosate and glyphosate-based weed killer formulations such as Roundup have in recent years been linked to a wide variety of human health consequences, including:


Non-Hodgkin lymphoma4

Impairing your body's ability to produce fully functioning proteins5

Inhibiting the shikimate pathway (found in gut bacteria)

Interfering with the function of......

Valerian Tea May Help You Relax and Sleep Better "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

If youve ever looked into natural ways to improve your sleep, youve probably noticed that one of the most common herbal remedies used for this purpose is valerian (Valeriana officinalis). In fact, its been prescribed for insomnia since the second century A.D., and its other therapeutic uses were even described by Hippocrates.1

One of the most popular ways to reap the potential health benefits of valerian is by brewing it into a cup of tea. Read on to learn more about the properties of this relaxing beverage and what you should keep in mind before including it in your diet plan.

What Is Valerian Tea?

Valerian tea is derived from the dried roots of the valerian plant.2 Also known as natures valium, valerian is a perennial herb thats famous for its potent calming effect.3 Its native to Europe and Asia, but is also cultivated in America and China, among other countries.4

Valerian grows up to 5 feet tall and has sweet-smelling flowers that are white, lavender or pink.5 Unlike its flowers, the roots of the valerian plant from which the tea is made have a distinctive earthy scent that many people find unpleasant.6 This odor is caused by its volatile oils and active compounds.7

Despite valerian roots long history of use for medicinal applications, there is still no scientific agreement as to what specific compound is responsible for its sedative properties. Researchers suggest that its effects may be the result of the interaction between its chemical constituents.8

Health Benefits of Valerian Tea

The ability of valerian root tea to help promote sleep quality and quantity is perhaps its most valued health benefit. This herbal concoction is usually consumed by people with sleeping disorders such as insomnia, since its sedative effect makes it a great natural alternative to sleeping pills.......


Opening Guitar Riff From Man! I Feel Like a Woman! Kicks Girls Drinks Into Warp Speed "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

The girls have been on a pretty solid trajectory this afternoon at Betoota Bowling Club, with ros and aperol flowing like the once great Murray River. Bar staff have informed the advocate that the girls are up to their 10th bottle Rose and dont look like slowing down any time soon. This prediction was proven []

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Transient facial nerve paralysis (Bell's palsy) following administration of hepatitis B recombinant vaccine. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  Br Dent J. 2014 Jan ;216(2):69-71. PMID: 24457866 Abstract Title:  Transient facial nerve paralysis (Bell's palsy) following administration of hepatitis B recombinant vaccine: a case report. Abstract:  Bell's palsy is the sudden onset of unilateral transient paralysis of facial muscles resulting from dysfunction of the seventh cranial nerve. Presented here is a 26-year-old female patient with right lower motor neurone facial palsy following hepatitis B vaccination. Readers' attention is drawn to an uncommon cause of Bell's palsy, as a possible rare complication of hepatitis B vaccination, and steps taken to manage such a presentation.

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Neurological and autoimmune disorders after vaccination against pandemic influenza A. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  BMJ. 2011 Oct 12 ;343:d5956. Epub 2011 Oct 12. PMID: 21994316 Abstract Title:  Neurological and autoimmune disorders after vaccination against pandemic influenza A (H1N1) with a monovalent adjuvanted vaccine: population based cohort study in Stockholm, Sweden. Abstract:  OBJECTIVE: To examine the risk of neurological and autoimmune disorders of special interest in people vaccinated against pandemic influenza A (H1N1) with Pandemrix (GlaxoSmithKline, Middlesex, UK) compared with unvaccinated people over 8-10 months.DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study linking individualised data on pandemic vaccinations to an inpatient and specialist database on healthcare utilisation in Stockholm county for follow-up during and after the pandemic period.SETTING: Stockholm county, Sweden. Population All people registered in Stockholm county on 1 October 2009 and who had lived in this region since 1 January 1998; 1,024,019 were vaccinated against H1N1 and 921,005 remained unvaccinated.MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Neurological and autoimmune diagnoses according to the European Medicines Agency strategy for monitoring of adverse events of special interest defined using ICD-10 codes for Guillain-Barr syndrome, Bell's palsy, multiple sclerosis, polyneuropathy, anaesthesia or hypoaesthesia, paraesthesia, narcolepsy (added), and autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and type 1 diabetes; and short term mortality according to vaccination status.RESULTS: Excess risks among vaccinated compared with unvaccinated people were of low magnitude for Bell's palsy (hazard ratio 1.25, 95% confidence interval 1.06 to 1.48) and paraesthesia (1.11, 1.00 to 1.23) after adjustment for age, sex, socioeconomic status, and healthcare utilisation. Risks for Guillain-Barr syndrome, multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis remained unchanged. The risks of paraesthesia and inflammatory bowel disease among those vaccinated in the early phase (within 45 days from 1 October 2009) of the vaccination campaign were significantly increased; the risk being increased within the first six weeks after vaccination. Those vaccinated in the early phase were at a slightly reduced risk of death than those who were unvaccinated (0.94, 0.91 to 0.98), whereas those vaccinated in the late phase had an overall reduced mortality (0.68, 0.64 to 0.71). These associations could be real or explained, partly or entirely, by residual confounding.CONCLUSIONS: Results for the safety of Pandemrix over 8-10 months of follow-up were reassuring -notably, no change in the risk for Guillain-Barr syndrome, multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, or rheumatoid arthritis. Relative risks were significantly increased for Bell's palsy, paraesthesia, and inflammatory bowel disease after vaccination, p...


Cryptocurrency Market Update: A New Brave Browser Boosts BAT "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

FOMO Moments

Another flat Saturday as markets are stagnant; Only BAT and DGTX heading higher.

The weekend has brought no joy to crypto markets which have remained immobile for the past few days. The slow downward slide seems to have halted just below $210 billion market capitalization where things remain for another day.

Bitcoin is at the exact same place it was on Friday, $6,480 and there is no sign of a breakout just yet. A similar story is being played out in the Ethereum camp during Asian trading this morning. ETH is immobile again today at around $204.

Alcoins are nearly all in the green but gains are so small they are hardly worth mentioning. The biggest movement in the top ten is Stellar which has inched up 2.2% to $0.244 this morning. The rest are static with small upwards movement of around one percent on the day.

The top twenty is a little more mixed with more red creeping in. Zcash is also up 2.2% trading at $120 right now but the rest have moved less than a percentage point in either direction. Interest in altcoins is at rock bottom this month.

Todays big pump is BAT which has jumped 16% to $0.240 on the day. A new Brave browser release with BAT integrated for tipping websites was launched a couple of days ago which is driving momentum now. Additionally Brave Rewards, which allows publishers and content creators to earn BAT crypto payments based on the time that users spend on their websites, has entered beta testing and is looking towards its final roll-out. Trade volume has quadrupled from $6 to $24 million, over 60% of which is on Binance.


Squamous cell carcinoma in ulcer after bacille Calmette-Gurin vaccination. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  Ugeskr Laeger. 2014 Oct 13 ;176(42). PMID: 25316362 Abstract Title:  [Squamous cell carcinoma in ulcer after bacille Calmette-Gurin vaccination]. Abstract:  Marjolin's ulcer is an aggressive squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) found in chronically inflamed skin. SCC has been reported in smallpox vaccination sites, whereas basal cell carcinomas are more common in scar after bacille Calmette-Gurin (BCG) vaccination. A 72-year-old man presented with a chronic ulcer at the site of his childhood BCG vaccination. At the time of examination, a 3 1.5 cm fleshy and secreting ulcer was found on the shoulder. Biopsy revealed SCC, and the tumour was surgically removed. In conclusion, chronic ulcers, especially those originating in chronically inflamed skin, should be regularly biopsied to assure that malignant transformation has not occurred.

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Septic dislocation of the hip secondary to BCG vaccination. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  Rev Chir Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot. 2006 Feb ;92(1):60-3. PMID: 16609619 Abstract Title:  [Septic dislocation of the hip secondary to BCG vaccination]. Abstract:  We report a case of septic dislocation of the hip in an eight-month-old infant secondary to BCG vaccination. The usual treatment of septic arthritis with surgical drainage and broad spectrum antibiotics was unsuccessful. Cure was achieved after institution of an anti-tuberculosis treatment and a second surgical drainage. This rare complication of BCG vaccination can develop several months after administration of the vaccine. Diagnosis is often difficult to establish due to the minimal clinical and non-specific clinical expression. Early radiological signs are also non-specific. Identification of the causal agent can be most difficult. Certain diagnosis is generally achieved after biopsy and pathology examination. Despite the attenuated virulence of the vaccine, anti-tuberculosis treatment is indispensable to achieve cure. Surgery drainage alone is insufficient.

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Lupus vulgaris at the site of BCG vaccination: report of three cases. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  Clin Exp Dermatol. 2009 Jul ;34(5):e167-9. Epub 2008 Dec 15. PMID: 19094126 Abstract Title:  Lupus vulgaris at the site of BCG vaccination: report of three cases. Abstract:  Lupus vulgaris (LV) is a rare complication of the bacille Calmette-Gurin (BCG) vaccination, and about 65 cases of inoculation tuberculosis resembling LV have been reported in the literature. We report three cases of LV, developing many years later at the inoculation site of BCG vaccine. All three cases had a single BCG vaccination, with a LV lesion at or in the vicinity of the vaccination site, a strong positive Mantoux test, noncaseating granuloma histologically, and two of the patients had a positive PCR result for mycobacterial complex. One of the patients had an unusually delayed appearance of the LV lesion, after an interval of about 17 years, and another case was remarkable because of the large size of the lesion (210 x 110 mm).

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Only 39 Percent Pass Maltas Cryptocurrency Exam for Financial Services Practitioners "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Only 39 Percent Pass Maltas Cryptocurrency Exam for Financial Services Practitioners

The pass rate for the exam developed by the Maltese government for financial services practitioners seeking to obtain cryptocurrency agent certification is reportedly only 39 percent. The exam is part of the requirements mandated by the countrys newly established Virtual Financial Assets Act.

Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space

Low Pass Rate

Only 39 Percent Pass Maltas Cryptocurrency Exam for Financial Services PractitionersUnder Maltas Virtual Financial Assets (VFA) Act, practitioners who wish to act...


The detachment of retina as possible complication after BCG vaccination. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  Klin Oczna. 2006 ;108(10-12):446-9. PMID: 17455724 Abstract Title:  [The detachment of retina as possible complication after BCG vaccination during HOP--description of case]. Abstract:  PURPOSE: The authors described the rare case of the progression of changes in the retina of child in course of retinopathy of prematurity. It happened after finished laser-treatment and full regression of changes of the retina. It seems that BCG vaccination done in 3-th month of life could reactivate the disease of the retina which caused total retina detachment of both eyes.MATERIAL AND METHODS: The ophthalmologic examination included: indirect ophthalmoscopy using Fisson ophthalmoscope, slit-lamp examination and USG B-mode examination, using USG Echo Scan 3300 Oculus with the head 10 MHz--performed during all control visits.RESULTS: The regular ophthalmologic examination enabled estimation of the dynamic of changes in the retina and correctness of treatment. In author's opinion, the secondary retina detachment in 3-th month of life could be associated with reaction post BCG vaccination.CONCLUSIONS: Probably secondary inflammation after BCG vaccination could be the reason of reactivation of earlier treated with good results ROP Possible vision complications should incline to take special ophthalmologic care of premature infants from high risk group (very low mass of the body or fetal immaturity). Decision of changing time of BCG vaccination in such group should be made by attending physician.

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Navajo Nation Youth Advisory Council Member, Niagara Rockbridge, Becomes Miss Indian Arizona 2018-2019 "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye met briefly with Niagara Rockbridge prior to delivering the State of the Navajo Nation Address on Oct. 14.

Published October 20, 2018

WINDOW ROCK  Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye met and congratulated Niagara Rockbridge, a member of the Navajo Nation Youth Advisory Council (NNYAC) who was recently crowned Miss Indian Arizona 2018-2019 on Saturday, Oct. 13.

On behalf of the Navajo Nation, I am immensely proud of Miss Niagara Rockbridge, President Begaye said. She is dedicated to promoting the Navajo language and cultureas weve seen with her work on the youth council. I look forward to seeing what she will do for the entire state of Arizona.

As the 57th Miss Indian Arizona, Rockbridge represents all 22 tribes in Arizona. Her platform is to promote fundamental law through cultural teachings.

I feel that while we are all sovereign nations, we are connected by the issues we face such as domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking, Rockbridge said. What I want to do is encourage youth and elders to gain confidence through their language and culture and make their voices heard.

Rockbridge is a prominent member of the Navajo Nation Youth Advisory Council, according to Yvonne Kee-Billison, mentor to the youth council and executive staff assistant for the Office of the President and Vice President.

The responsibility of the youth council is to identify issues and recommend action to the Navajo Nation government. In total, there are 12 representatives on the council. Two represent the nation at large, and two represent each of the five agencies. Rockbridge, who is from Pinon, represents Central Agency.

At the Miss Indian Arizona pageant, held at the Chandler Center for the Arts, Rockbridge competed against five other contestants from the White Mountain Apache Tribe, Gila River Indian Community, Tohono Oodham Nation, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and San Carlos Apache Tribe.

The pageant is open to enrolled members of Arizona Native American tribes between the ages of 17 to 24. Each tribe is allowed to have two representatives who compete in six categories: interview, talent, evening gown, traditional dress, oral speech presentation and personal interviews.

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Grant Will Improve Conservation on Native American Grazing Lands "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Grant will will help improve conservation practices on the grazing lands of Native American livestock producers.

Published October 20, 2018

LONGMONT, Colo.  First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has received a $98,772 Conservation Innovation Grant from the U.S. Department of Agricultures Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) that will help improve conservation practices on the grazing lands of Native American livestock producers.

Under the grant, First Nations will work with selected Native producers in Arizona to develop conservation plans and monitor and evaluate their grazing systems. This project will help Native American communities incorporate their traditional knowledge and practices, plus integrate modern science and innovative technologies, to meet NRCS requirements. It will also increase the number of Native groups and producers that are eligible for additional USDA programs and resources.

The grant, which will be matched equally by First Nations from other funding sources, is part of the USDAs investment of more than $10.6 million for 22 new projects that will drive public and private sector innovation in conserving natural resources in 27 states. The competitive Conservation Innovation Grants program helps spur development and adoption of new conservation approaches and technologies. This years projects focus on three priorities: grazing lands, organic agriculture systems and soil health.

In the last few years, Native communities have made great strides in their conservation initiatives, noted Jackie Francke, First Nations Vice President of Programs and Administration. We look forward to continuing our work with them, but also being able to showcase their success through evaluation.

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Kiitistsinnoniks (Our Mothers) Premieres October 24 26 in Calgary "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

Published October 20, 2018

CALGARY, ALBERTA  As with all Making Treaty 7 performances, the new production of Kiitistsinnoniks (our mothers) is grounded in First Nations oral tradition. In another first, this fall the society hosted a gathering Elders, but this time it was all female Elders. These powerful ladies from the various Treaty 7 nations honoured the artists and each other with their stories. These stories of hope, resilience, and culture had never been heard before, and they inspired the artists for this show.

The world premiere of Kiitistsinnoniks (our mothers) will take place on October 24, 25, and 26 at the Martha Cohen Theatre at the Arts Commons building in downtown Calgary. Tickets are available at Arts Commons.
After that retreat, the all-female cast and crew started the creative process. Many of them shared stories of their personal experiences and worked together to find the collective through-line.
Artistic Director Justin Many Fingers says the society believes its important for women to develop and mold the narrative of this performance, which is why we have gathered an all female cast and crew. He also says that Were proud of the emotionally difficult work undertaken by all the cast and crew, and we are honoured to have Alanis King directing this performance as she is an extraordinary voice in Canadian theatre. Our four talented performers include (in alphabetical order) Alanna Bluebird Onespot, Deedra Ladouceur, Elizabeth Ferguson-breaker, and Stacy da Silva.
At the heart of this new production is our acknowledgement of the emotional devastation felt across all sections of society about the fact that many Indigenous women are missing or have been murdered. The facts around that crisis are staggering, and it is an issue that will not be solved overnight. We hope that by sharing these stories, that there will be more discussions about past and current perceptions about women. We support all initiatives undertaken by all members of societ...


Most Soul Progress Comes From The Biggest Challenges "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

by Adeana M. Slater, Guest writer, Most soul-awakening articles that you read may sound redundant. Why is this? You may realize that the majority of Lightworkers often repeat themselves in articles to really drive the points-HOME. This Home is your birth-rite reality. It is like taking you back to where you were and consciously/collectively vibed []

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Chronic anterior uveitis following bacille Calmette-Gurin vaccination "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2008 Jul-Aug;45(4):252-3. PMID: 18705627 Abstract Title:  Chronic anterior uveitis following bacille Calmette-Gurin vaccination: molecular mimicry in action? Abstract:  A 13-year-old girl developed bilateral chronic anterior uveitis following bacille Calmette-Gurin (BCG) vaccination. HLA testing was negative for B27 but positive for DRB1 *0404, a variant of DR4 often associated with rheumatoid arthritis. The authors propose her HLA repertoire allowed for a BCG-induced abnormal autoimmune response by the mechanism of molecular mimicry.

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A case of sudden infant death due to incomplete Kawasaki disease. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  J Forensic Sci. 2016 Jan ;61 Suppl 1:S259-64. Epub 2015 Sep 8. PMID: 26347043 Abstract Title:  A Case of Sudden Infant Death Due to Incomplete Kawasaki Disease. Abstract:  Although Kawasaki disease (KD) is a self-limiting disease, it may cause sudden cardiac death. Diagnosis of KD is principally based on clinical signs; however, some infant cases do not meet the criteria. Such cases are identified as incomplete KD. The sudden death risk in incomplete KD cases is similar to conventional KD. In our 5-month-old case, he had been admitted to a hospital for a fever and suppuration at the site of Bacille de Calmette et Guerin (BCG) vaccination. However, after discharge from the hospital, his C-reactive protein (CRP) levels declined, he got indisposed and died suddenly. A medico-legal autopsy revealed myocarditis, coronaritis, platelet-aggregated emboli in coronary arteries, and myocardial degeneration, suggesting that the fatal myocardial infarction was due to thrombus emboli in the coronary arteries. Forensic pathologists therefore should pay attention to the cardiac pathology originated from incomplete KD as a potential cause in cases of sudden infant death.

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Borderline tuberculoid leprosy following BCG vaccination. "IndyWatch Feed Allcommunity"

PMID:  Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis. 1981 Mar ;49(1):16-20. PMID: 7195879 Abstract Title:  Borderline tuberculoid leprosy following BCG vaccination. A case report. Abstract:  Borderline tuberculoid leprosy was diagnosed clinically and histologically in a four year-old boy about 6 months after intradermal vaccination with BCG. His mother reported that a lesion began to appear above the vaccination site on the arm 2 weeks after the vaccination, and a second lesion appeared on the chin 2 months later. Responses in the lymphocyte transformation test to sonicated Mycobacterium leprae, BCG, and to PPD were consistent with a tuberculoid leprosy infection. Precipitation of BT leprosy by intradermal BCG infection may possibly represent the overcoming of a phase of primary suppression in an individual who might otherwise have progressed toward lepromatous leprosy. The implications of this hypothesis for the planning of a controlled trial of an anti-leprosy vaccine are discussed.

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