Government “Cyanide Bomb” in Idaho Injures 14-Year-Old Boy and Kills His Dog | JONATHAN TURLEY

There is a highly disturbing case out of Idaho where a 14-year-old boy and his ellow Labrador retriever, Casey, were poisoned by a “cyanide bomb” planted by U.S. government. In a truly baffling act, the Wildlife Services of U.S. Department of Agriculture planted the device to kill coyotes, wolves, cougars, foxes and other animals considered nuisances for farmers and ranchers. It seems unbelievably reckless to me to place these devices near trails and farms, even with signs that might be missed in the dark or lost to weather conditions.Canyon Mansfield, 14, was playing with Casey near their home when he touched what he thought looked like a sprinkler head. The device erupted and sprayed them with toxic cyanide gas. Casey died at the scene despite efforts by Canyon;’s father, a physician, to save the dog.

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Low-Carb High-Fat (LCHF) Resources (Ed Batista)

MY LOW-CARB HIGH-FAT JOURNEYBy almost any measure I’ve enjoyed exceedingly good health during my five decades on the planet, thanks primarily to my parents. My mom was a fantastic cook who showed us that meals at home could be healthful, delicious, and fun; my dad turned me on to running when I was in elementary school, sparking a passion for physical activity that’s still with me today; and they both passed on a set of genes that, at least to date, have been essentially trouble-free.But over the last decade three shifts caused me to take a more deliberate approach to health and fitness. First, in 2008 (a few months after turning 40), I realized that my “yo-yo” approach to physical activity (i.e. a few weeks on, then a few weeks off, or even a few months on, then a few months off) was increasing my risk of injury, and I needed to prioritize daily exercise and get control of my schedule to make that possible. I’ve maintained that goal for the last 9 years, and today I typically exercise 5 or 6 times a week.

Aurora Animal Control claims longtime family dog is wolf hybrid, won’t return him to owners | FOX31 Denver

Just another confirming instance of Colorado being taken over by idiots and zealots… This dog looks exactly like my shepherd who died a few years ago (and he definitely was not part wolf).

AURORA, Colo. — A family said Aurora Animal Control took their dog and won’t give him back, claiming the dog is a wolf-hybrid.The Abbato family has had Capone for nearly 10 years. They rescued him from the Adams County Animal Shelter where he was classified as a German shepherd mix.

Source: Aurora Animal Control claims longtime family dog is wolf hybrid, won’t return him to owners | FOX31 Denver

Reflections on the revolution in Middlebury – AEI | Society and Culture Blog » AEIdeas

The Social Justice Warriors have degraded the college experience for the majority of reasonable people. My daughter is looking at colleges now, and she clearly views college as an annoying compliance activity required to participate in adult society. She finds liberal arts schools (like Middlebury and the one I went to) to be particularly frivolous.Your thought that applicants would be turned off by a severe response to violent protestors is not something she would agree with; in fact she prefers the University of Chicago because of its stand in favor of free speech. If Middlebury wants to improve its appeal to the majority of reasonable students (and applicants), it should not incentivize the behavior of the protestors. Of course, the converse is also true.I think she is correct to simply ignore Middlebury as irrelevant until they demonstrate otherwise.

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Source: Reflections on the revolution in Middlebury – AEI | Society and Culture Blog » AEIdeas

Lithium-Ion Battery Inventor Introduces New Technology for Fast-Charging, Noncombustible Batteries | UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — A team of engineers led by 94-year-old John Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has developed the first all-solid-state battery cells that could lead to safer, faster-charging, longer-lasting rechargeable batteries for handheld mobile devices, electric cars and stationary energy storage. Goodenough’s latest breakthrough, completed with Cockrell School senior research fellow Maria Helena Braga, is a low-cost all-solid-state battery that is noncombustible and has a long cycle life (battery life) with a high volumetric energy density and fast rates of charge and discharge. The engineers describe their new technology in a recent paper published in the journal Energy & Environmental Science.

Source: Lithium-Ion Battery Inventor Introduces New Technology for Fast-Charging, Noncombustible Batteries | UT News | The University of Texas at Austin