Wpisy oznaczone tagiem "prevent" (12)  

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Lawyers for the International Union for the Protection of Animals (UIPA) are hoping that charges will be sought against an officer of the Brazilian Federal Highway Police for breaking animal protection laws when he shot and killed a bull on a highway road in the country last week.

Link: www.treehugger.com/(…)police-shoot-bull-in-face-to-…

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A smart grid -- a digital network enabling utilities, consumers and alternative sources of renewable energy to "talk" to one another instantaneously -- could steer electricity to where it is needed most, eliminate blackouts and power failures, and also to create jobs and cut greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming.

Link: articles.latimes.com/(…)na-smartgrid27…

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It's easy to take electricity for granted. Because it's such a critical part of our lives, we expect it to be there all the time. When the power goes out unexpectedly, how does the power company react and fix the problem? Click here to see how some power companies are using a smart grid to help track down the cause of blackouts as quickly...

Link: www.good.is/(…)Using-Technology-to-Prevent-Blackout…

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Looking for an excuse for your rampant alcoholism? How about cancer prevention: A new study released by the German Cancer Research Center says that a chemical in hops, the flavoring ingredient in beer, may block testosterone, making you less susceptible to catching prostate cancer. Hooray beer, indeed.

Link: guyism.com/(…)a-beer-a-day-may-keep-prostate-cancer…

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A new study suggests that American parents should ease up on the antibacterial soap. Exposure to infectious microbes early in life may actually protect children from cardiovascular diseases that can lead to death as an adult. The study is the first to look at how microbial exposures early in life affect inflammatory processes related to diseases...

Link: www.sciencedaily.com/(…)091208192005.htm…

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Some members of the Entertainment Consumers Association (ECA) are pretty upset that the consumer advocacy group for gamers removed the ability to turn off auto-renewal on member accounts. They've also removed the phone number you used to be able to call to cancel. In fact, the only way to cancel your ECA membership now is to mail them a letter[...]

Link: consumerist.com/(…)eca-tries-to-prevent-members-fro…

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Oil tankers are floating gold mines, but they're starting to attract more and more unwelcome attention from pirates. But there are steps these huge vessels can take to protect themselves...

Link: www.ngoilgas.com/news/oil-tanker-pirate-attack/

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At 10:13 AM (Beijing time), nearly 200 nervous-looking Public Security officials seized two Chinese human rights lawyers outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, who were trying to meet with President Obama while he was in China. The lawyers were strictly warned, "You are not allowed to meet with President Obama. We will hold you until he leaves."

Link: oregonfaithreport.com/(…)chinese-human-rights-lawye…

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#5 Drink Your Milk: In a 12-year study of more than 41,000 men, Harvard scientists found that eating one serving of dairy each day decreases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 9 percent.

Link: www.menshealth.com/(…)diabetes-prevention.php…

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The British PR office for Kellogg's claimed on its Twitter feed today that it has succeeded in etching its brand into individual corn flakes so they stand out against any copies.

Link: www.news.com.au/(…)26209352-00.html…

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