Month: June 2010

Radiation in everyday life: toothpaste, cosmetics, …

George Knapp linked this fascinating page at C2C last night: 11 Ways We Used Radiation in Everyday Life From radioactive toothpaste and cosmetics to “scientific shoe fitting”: By 1950, these machines were recognized as dangerous, but they were only gradually afterward. Most regulators FAILED to take action and just as now, corporate profits were more …

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Supreme court ruling in favor of GM alfalfa, Kucinich to the rescue?

t's a sign of the times that the supreme court sides with the CORPORATIONS.  Crooks in robes with NO respect for human life. I was glad to see that Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich announced that he would introduce three bills to provide for regulation of all genetically engineered plants, animals, bacteria and other organisms: Kucinich …

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Battling white flies, moths, mites, aphids, grasshoppers and crickets without resorting to chemicals

The response at a local newsgroup regarding white flies and moths in a greenhouse: I don't use any chemicals. A good way to get rid of these pests is to get some yellow poster board.  Spray it with adhesive.  These bugs love the color yellow! Also spray your plants with water every day in the …

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