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Curry talks to retired astronaut about moon landing

 Proof hoax moon landing

Part of @StephenCurry30’s conversation with retired astronaut Scott Kelly: “What happens is when people believe those things, they believe the other things that are more important, like climate change not being real and vaccines and 9/11 being a government conspiracy theory.” pic.twitter.com/fOhst05e1w— Michelle R. Martinelli (@MMartinelli4) December 15, 2018 One of the first people to reach out to Stephen Curry following his comments about the moon landing earlier this week was retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who offered to educate the Golden State Warriors star on the topic.Curry took Kelly up on his offer Saturday, broadcasting their conversation on…

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Wild conspiracy theory claims that Apollo moon landing was ‘faked,’ touts new ‘photo’ evidence

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Despite insurmountable evidence to the contrary, conspiracy theorists have claimed for years that man did not walk on the moon, that the landings were fake. That theory has surfaced again, thanks to a new “picture” posted to YouTube that alleges the last moon landing, one from Apollo 17, was staged.
The video, which shows a picture that was allegedly taken in December 1972, is named “Reflection in a Visor.” The person who posted it, using the user name Streetcap1, claims that there is a reflection of a stagehand on the helmet of one of the astronauts.

At 21 seconds into the video, Streetcap1 points out what this person believes is someone not wearing a spacesuit. “I thought it looked a bit strange, so I took a picture of it using my software,” Streetcap 1 said in the video.

CAVE DISCOVERED ON THE MOON RAISES HOPE FOR HUMAN COLONIZATION

He added that it appears to be “a figure of a human not wearing a spacesuit, circa early 70s… Apollo 17 photograph.”
Streetcap1 goes on to say that he believes the object in the astronaut’s helmet looks like a man with long hair.
“You can see some sort of, it looks like a man, back in the early 70s, long hair, wearing some sort of waistcoat-type thing… and a shadow of that figure presumably.”
Comments appear split on the video, with many saying the object being pointed out is indeed an astronaut wearing a spacesuit. Others, however, seemed to side with Streetcap1, with one commenter writing: “Omg goodness. Congratulations Street cap1. Making world news. Amazing find xx”
Apollo 17 was the final mission of NASA’s Apollo program and was launched at 12:33 a.m. ET on Dec. 7, 1972 with Commander Eugene Cernan, Command Module Pilot Ronald Evans and Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt on board.
They spent two weeks in space, returning to Earth on Dec. 19, 1972.
Apollo 17 is notable for a number of reasons, including being the last time mankind has ever gone past Earth’s low-orbit. It is the first mission without a test pilot, it holds the record for longest moon landing, longest total moonwalks, largest lunar sample and the longest time spent in lunar orbit.
Conspiracy theories have continued to pop up since man first walked on the moon on July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to ever set foot on the lunar surface.
This story has been updated to reflect that Apollo 17 was the last space mission where mankind has left Earth’s low-orbit. It originally said it was the first time. Fox News regrets this error. (Source: https://www.foxnews.com/science/wild-conspiracy-theory-claims-that-apollo-moon-landing-was-faked-touts-new-photo-evidence )

DMSO: The Best Injury Treatment You’ve Never Heard Of

DMSO - Nature's Healer by Morton WalkerInjuries are the scourge of endurance athletes everywhere. It has been estimated that one out of every three athletes will suffer a significant repetitive use injury over the course of a year. Sometimes those injuries, if not quickly addressed, can become chronic and even debilitating. That’s a lot of people with a lot of aches and pains.

Runners, swimmers, and cyclists are always looking for the best treatments for these injuries, and usually the answer is the same… RICE… Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. The idea behind RICE is to get the injured area stabilized and any inflammation and swelling under control. Once the inflammation is reduced, healing can commence. Of course, athletes being athletes, the Rest portion of the RICE recipe can be tough to swallow.

So it is that many have come to rely on anti-inflammatory medicines to help cope with both the pain as well as the healing process. Such medications range from the lowly but surprisingly effective aspirin, to more modern meds like Ibuprofen and Naproxin.

But one anti-inflammatory that used to be all the rage is Dimethyl Sulfoxide, more commonly known as DMSO.

If you are thinking to yourself “DMS-huh? you are not alone.

When I first mentioned DMSO on DailyMile some time back, the silence was deafening… Many DailyMilers are relatively new to the sport, and most have no idea what DMSO is. But when I first began running in the early 1980s, DMSO was touted as the magic bullet for most any running injury. Runners World wrote articles about it, and the advertising sections in the back of the magazine had many mail order houses offering it for sale. Word-of-mouth in the running community about its magical properties was strong. EVERYONE knew what DMSO was. In fact, there’s even an entire book by Dr. Morton Walker about the healing powers of DMSO (see image at top of post).

So, what is it?

First off, unlike aspirin or Ibuprofen, DMSO is a topical ointment. It’s applied to the skin over the injured area, and has the remarkable property of being able to absorb through the skin almost instantly. It’s clear and colorless, and has been around for well over 100 years. Strictly speaking, it is an industrial solvent, but it’s medicinal properties have been studied since the 1960s. It has also found use in the veterinary community as a liniment for race horses, but has never been FDA approved for human use as a general analgesic.

Some of how it works is well understood, while some things about it remain a bit mysterious. First and foremost, DMSO has the ability to quickly combine with water. In an injury with pervasive inflammation, this can be key. Inflamed tissues are filled with water, and this inflammation can lead to more inflammation and further injury. DMSO can draw the water out of inflamed tissues and reduce swelling very quickly. This property also allows it to quickly absorb through the skin, and sometimes people will add other medications to it (such as aspirin) which will then “ride on the back” of the DMSO through the skin.

Secondly, DMSO seems to have strong analgesic properties and can be quite effective at reducing pain. In fact, DMSO has typically had a strong following among the severely arthritic who suffer extreme joint pain.

DMSO GelDespite the lack of FDA approval, DMSO is legal and is readily available and inexpensive. It’s usually available at veterinary supply stores, and (ironically) sometimes at natural food and holistic medicine stores (it’s actually available for purchase at Amazon.com). It’s usually sold in a 99.9% pure gel suspension, although it sometimes also appears as a cream based product.

So if this stuff is so great, how come you’ve never heard of it? And why won’t the FDA approve it? Well, DMSO is not without some downside. First of all is the smell. It’s not pretty. Imagine breaking open a fresh garlic clove and crushing it up in your hands. Well, that’s about what DMSO smells like. The word “pungent” doesn’t quite do it justice. And it’s not just the odor. Because DMSO is so readily absorbed by the body, it leaves that same garlic taste in your mouth, and yes, can give you bad breath and make you sweat an essence of garlic as well. Pretty lovely, huh? If you can’t stand your spouse, this might be your ticket to freedom… But for the rest of us, well, you’ve been warned.

The issue of FDA approval is largely speculative, but the general feeling seems to that DMSO would not be a big money maker for pharmaceutical companies and as a result there has never been a big push to get approval. Many people say that if aspirin were introduced today, it too would suffer the same fate. It’s hard to say for sure, but it seems pretty unlikely the FDA will ever approve it as a topical analgesic, although it is approved as a treatment for a bladder condition known as interstitial cystitis.

So the combination of bad odor, no FDA recognition, and improvements in other over-the-counter anti inflammatory drugs may have served to ultimately push DMSO to the back burner. However, in my experience I have found it can still be very useful. I bought a 16 ounce jar of DMSO over ten years ago when I was dealing with a knee injury. I don’t use DMSO with any regularity, and still have about half of that original jar left. Some of what I have learned about this stuff:

It is most effective on soft tissue injuries, and generally speaking, the softer the better. For a stress fracture, don’t waste your time. For tendonitis, eh, it might help a little. Joint pain (a knee or ankle, especially if there is swelling) it’s pretty effective. For a muscle pull or tear, it’s pure money. In fact, in it’s 1980s heyday, it was primarily sprinters who raved about DMSO the most, since they were the most prone to muscle tears.

You can certainly tell this stuff is unusual as soon as you apply it. The skin gets an almost instantaneous sensation of warmth after application. Care must be taken to cleanse the area being treated since any impurities on the skin can be instantly carried to the blood stream via the DMSO. Within a minute or so, a garlic-like taste in the mouth appears.

I’ve recently had a problem with some bursitis in one of my heels. There is mild swelling involved, and I have seen the DMSO pull the swelling down to almost nothing within a couple of minutes.

DMSO is generally considered to be safe. It’s reported to have low toxicity in and of itself, but there is very little data to indicate one way or another if it is safe over the long term. Care must be exercised in its handling, and it is certainly not to be taken orally. I generally won’t apply it for more than every other day, although there’s no hard and fast rule about frequency of use that I’ve ever found.

I’m certainly no doctor and can’t personally vouch for the safety of DMSO, or recommend it in any medical sense*, but I am a runner who has dealt with numerous soft tissue injuries over the course of his running career. All I can say is that for me it has from time to time been very effective in treating some of my aches and pains.  The fact that it isn’t well known in the athletic community is really too bad since I do think it can play a role in keeping folks on the road.

[*The opinions stated in this article are those of the author alone, who is not a physician, and should not be taken as medical advice. As with any form of injury treatment, you should consult with your doctor prior to using DMSO, particularly since it is not formally approved by the FDA as a treatment for soft tissue injuries. Use of DMSO is at your own risk. For more information about DMSO, visit http://www.dmso.org/] (Source: http://www.dailymile.com/blog/health/dmso-the-best-injury-treatment-youve-never-heard-of )


Community garden offers free, healthy food to neighbors

Daniel Carson Fremont News-Messenger
Published 5:01 PM EDT Sep 25, 2018

Roger Hart of Micah House grows a community garden on May Street in Fremont to feed healthy vegetables to neighborhood residents for free. Molly Corfman/The News-Messenger
FREMONT – From the May Street Community Garden’s 14 raised wooden garden boxes built on a small, previously abandoned lot, neighborhood residents can take their pick of free broccoli, green beans, eggplant, red potatoes and nine varieties of peppers.

It’s the brainchild of Roger Hart, director of the nonprofit Micah House, on the opposite side of May Street.

As Hart talked about the community garden Monday, May Street resident Ezekiel Jones walked up and asked if there were any banana peppers left.

Roger Hart of Micah House grows a community garden on May Street in Fremont to feed healthy vegetables to neighborhood residents for free. Molly Corfman/The News-Messenger
When Hart began working on his community project earlier this year, Jones acknowledged he wasn’t sure if the garden would be a hit with residents or survive the foraging of wild animals.

“But it’s working out,” Jones said, as he filled a white container with a couple handfuls of banana peppers.

Hart purchased the 120-by-30-foot May Street lot, located at 520 May Street, from the Sandusky County Land Bank last year.

A deadly fire occurred in 2013 in a house on the lot where the garden is now located.

Brenda Shorty, 42, and her 2-year-old daughter, Vinesha Darden, died in the November 2013 May Street house fire.

In 2016, the city tore down the abandoned, fire-damaged house.

Roger Hart of Micah House grows a community garden on May Street in Fremont to feed healthy vegetables to neighborhood residents for free. Molly Corfman/The News-Messenger

Hart said the lot had been up for sheriff’s sale, but it didn’t sell. He said he approached the county land bank about the property and purchased it last fall.

This spring, Hart began work on building the community garden.

Seven different sponsors donated $150 apiece for soil and wood used for the 4-by-8-foot garden boxes.

After building the boxes at home, Hart brought them to May Street in April and began filling them with soil.

He received a donation of 10 yards of horse manure and combined it with 10 yards of compost to make soil for the garden boxes.

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Hart planted various vegetables, fruits, and herbs in the boxes.

Through word-of-mouth, neighborhood residents learned about the garden and initially went to Micah House to pick out food to take home.

Roger Hart of Micah House grows 9 types of peppers for May Street neighborhood residents, including jalepeno, from left, sweet banana, cayenne, anaheim chile and serrano. Molly Corfman/The News-Messenger

In the last month or so, neighbors have come to the garden and started picking their own herbs, fruits and vegetables, Hart said, including basil, cucumbers, tomatoes, and red-hot ghost peppers.

“The response in the neighborhood has been very good,” Hart said.

Some neighbors have already asked Hart to plant collard greens.

Hart said he’s open to suggestions on what to plant and plans to add between six and eight additional garden boxes to the May Street garden.

He said he wants to poll neighbors next year before he plants to find out what worked and what new fruits and vegetables residents would like to see growing in 2019.

dacarson@gannett.com

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(Source: https://eu.thenews-messenger.com/story/news/local/2018/09/25/may-street-community-garden-grows-free-healthy-food-neighborhood/1410655002/ )

Lunar module going on tour

moon hoax proofYou might want to see the lunar module in person and compare the size of the space suit and size of the astronauts helmet + inflated space suit with the large airpack on the back (extending to behind the helmet) with the dimensions of the lunar hatch/door/opening. Has this been explored? How on earth (or the moon!) could a large space suit and all that equipment (backpack in back, camera in front) get through a small hatch opening? Wish I knew the module dimensions –maybe if you visit the module you can figure it out…or maybe there’s the specs online…anyone check that out?

Young entrepreneur helps clothe the homeless in Las Vegas

Eighteen-year-old Dylan Sanglay, who created his own clothing company and uses proceeds to buy clothes for the homeless, poses at his home in the Sunrise Manor area of Las Vegas on Sunday, Aug. 26 ...

By Mia Sims

On his way home from school one day last September, Dylan Sanglay noticed several homeless men walking along the street. He wondered how he could make their day.
“I’d just gotten out of school and I had a bag of clothes I was about to donate to Goodwill,” Sanglay said. “Instead of donating, I thought I’d use it as a chance to inspire my sister.”
He took the clothes out of the car and gave them to the men. Their smiles, Sanglay said, sparked something inside him. For his birthday that October, instead of a celebration, he wanted to be of service to his community.
“I organized a bunch of clothes — men’s, women, kids, everything — and I went downtown,” Sanglay said. “I started giving them one by one to all the homeless individuals who were out there. After that, I started doing it every month.”
Now, Sanglay partners with nonprofit organizations such as Project 150, Convoy of Hope, CARE Complex and Help USA to provide clothes to homeless adults and youth. Sanglay’s community work is only a portion of what he does as an aspiring entrepreneur. He buys clothes for the homeless using the proceeds from his clothing company Dsigner_etc., a clothing line he started via social media.
“I buy new and used trendy clothing from stores like Goodwill and Savers,” Sanglay said. “I get a lot of support from my customers. They either pay me through PayPal or in person and I deliver the clothing to them. It was easy for me last year because a lot of my clients were in high school so I’d sell though there. I’m going to market my way to college now.”
According to his mother, Lisa Lopez Sanglay, 47, Dylan has always had an entrepreneurial spirit — even in third grade when he would ask her to buy lollipops so he could resell them.
“He’s always had that drive,” Lisa said. “He’s not your typical 18-year-old. He knows what he wants. And he always focuses on a bigger picture. When he and his sister were younger, I would take them to Catholic Charities and when I volunteered, I made sure they signed up with me. I’m from the Philippines. I’ve seen the worst of it. I always wanted my kids to stay grounded and see how fortunate they are.”
A recent graduate of the Southeast Career Technical Academy, Sanglay graduated with a 4.1 GPA majoring in sports medicine and was offered 11 full-ride scholarships at schools across the country. He’s a freshman at UNLV, studying kinesiology and plans to keep juggling the duties of his clothing business and community service.
“My overall goal is to make a difference in the world,” Sanglay said. “I want to expand this business throughout the world and inspire those around me, mainly the youth. The youth are our future. I just want to be a role model.”
Contact Mia Sims on msims@reviewjournal.com. Follow @miasims___ on Twitter.

(Source: https://www.reviewjournal.com/life/fashion/young-entrepreneur-helps-clothe-the-homeless-in-las-vegas/ )

SpaceX Will Fly a Private Passenger Around the Moon on Its Giant BFR Rocket

A “private passenger” has signed up for a trip around the moon aboard SpaceX’s BFR rocket-spaceship combo, company representatives announced via Twitter this evening (Sept. 13). SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk will fill in the details Monday (Sept. 17), during a webcast that begins at 9 p.m. EDT (0100 GMT on Sept. 18). You can watch the SpaceX moon shot webcast live here, courtesy of SpaceX.
SpaceX’s giant Mars vehicle has a crewed moon mission on its docket.
A “private passenger” has signed up for a trip around the moon aboard SpaceX’s BFR rocket-spaceship combo, company representatives announced via Twitter this evening (Sept. 13). SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk will fill in the details Monday (Sept. 17), during a webcast that begins at 9 p.m. EDT (0100 GMT on Sept. 18). You can watch the SpaceX moon shot webcast live here, courtesy of SpaceX.
Musk may already have given us a clue about the private space explorer’s identity. Somebody on Twitter asked Musk if he was the passenger, and the billionaire entrepreneur responded by tweeting an emoji of the Japanese flag. [The BFR: SpaceX’s Giant Spaceship for Mars in Images]
(Source: https://www.space.com/41822-spacex-bfr-rocket-moon-passenger-flight.html?utm_source=sdc-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180914-sdc )

Mister X passenger SpaceX

Damien Chazelle’s ‘First Man’ to open Venice Film Festival

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/6f/FirstManCover.jpgDamien Chazelle’s space race drama First Man will open the 75th Venice Film Festival, it has been confirmed.

Chazelle returns to the Lido after La La Land opened Venice in 2016 and kicked off a triumphant awards season that saw him become the youngest winner of the best directing Oscar.

First Man will have its world premiere on August 29 in the Sala Grande at the Palazzo del Cinema on the Lido di Venezia. It will be in competition at the festival.

Ryan Gosling stars as Neil Armstrong, the former US Navy test pilot who became the first man to walk on the moon in 1969, marking the climax of the Apollo 11 mission and closing an intense chapter in the space race between the US and the Soviet Union.

Starring alongside Gosling are Claire Foy as his wife, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, and Ciarin Hinds.

Universal will open First Man in the US and UK on October 12. The 75th annual Venice Film Festival will take place from August 29-September 8.

Chazelle said: “I am humbled by Venice’s invitation and am thrilled to return. It feels especially poignant to share this news so close to the moon landing’s anniversary. I eagerly look forward to bringing the film to the festival.”

(Source: https://www.screendaily.com/news/damien-chazelles-first-man-to-open-venice-film-festival/5131022.article )

Most Russians believe NASA’s lunar missions were fake

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Over a half of all Russians believe that US astronauts have never been on the Moon and that the US authorities and NASA covered up this fact by forging proof of moon landings, a new poll shows.

In the recent survey titled “Science and society: authority and trust” experts of the Russian state-run public opinion research center VTSIOM wrote that 57 percent of Russians currently think that the US claims of successful manned Moon missions are lies and that the documented proof of these missions was forged. Only 24 percent of respondents said that they believed that the manned Moon missions were real.

Researchers also specified that 65 percent of those who think that the US authorities are lying about the moon landings have secondary education.

However, Russians are not only suspicious about the NASA moon missions. 59 percent of the poll participants share the opinion that “scientists conceal the truth from common people.” Even among Russians with higher education the proportion was extremely high – at 45 percent.

When facing the question if the scientists possessed some “objective knowledge” about the reality the Russian public again split into almost equal parts: 42 percent agreed that this was true while 41 percent said that in their opinion the scientists who claimed this weren’t telling the truth, albeit in good faith.

In the same poll, three percent of Russians said that they personally supported the flat Earth theory. 93 percent said that they shared the traditional opinion of Earth being a ball-shaped planet and four percent found it too difficult to answer the question.

As far as space aliens are concerned, 45 percent of the poll participants said that they believed in the existence of extraterrestrial civilizations and 42 percent think that aliens either don’t exist or for some reason prefer not to visit Earth and contact humans. 18 percent of respondents said that in their opinion the authorities were hiding proof of alien visits from the general public.

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Buzz Aldrin admits we didn’t go to the moon

A part of an interview with the former astronaut Buzz Aldrin in which this eight-year-old girl named Zoe asks uncomfortable questions … I think Buzz just couldn’t look that little girl in the face and lie to her.

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.”
Abraham Lincoln

Here’s where the moon landing hoax conspiracy came from (and why it’s rubbish)

By Rob Waugh, Monday  23 Jul 2018

In America, 21 million people believe that the moon landings were faked – despite pictures from Earth-bound telescopes clearly showing flags left by the Apollo missions.

Moon hoax conspiracy theories are often the ‘entry level’ conspiracy which guides people to the really weird ‘hard stuff’ like believing the Earth is flat.

But where did the idea come from? Here’s where the moon landing hoax conspiracy came from (and why it’s rubbish)

Was it all faked? (Picture Getty)

We can blame one rocket expert, Bill Kaysing, a technical writer who self-published a book called ‘We Never Went to the Moon: America’s Thirty Billion Dollar Swindle.’

Many of the supposed ‘giveaways’ still touted by moon truthers today come from Kaysing’s book, according to author C Stuart Hardwick, writing on Quora.

Hardwick says, ‘The first person to give real voice to moon hoax conspira-nonesense was Bill Kaysing, a technical writer who had worked for Rocketdyne until 1963.

‘Why? It’s unclear. He was not obviously insane, but he was obviously unqualified to express the opinions he was expressing. My guess is, technical writing with objective criteria didn’t suit him, and pretending expertise to a bunch of ignorant sycophants fuelled his ego. - FILE PHOTO 16JUL69 - On July 16, 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, and Michael Collins lifted off from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, in the mammoth-sized Saturn V rocket on their way to the moon during the Apollo 11 mission. Cmdr. Armstrong and pilot Aldrin landed the spacecraft, Eagle, on the moon's Sea of Tranquility on July 20. The 30th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission is July 16 (launch) and July 20 (landing on the moon). - PBEAHULTGAK

Much of the book centred on the rockets used in the launch (Getty)

Kaysing misused his ‘expertise’ as a technical writer to create the impression the missions were faked, Hardwick says – but ignored any facts that got in the way.

Hardwick says, ‘He made a large number of idiotic claims that in fact only demonstrated his ignorance and paranoia.

- FILE PICTURE 16JUL69 - The Apollo 11 Saturn V space vehicle lifted off with Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin E."Buzz" Aldrin, Jr., aboard at 9:32 a.m. EDT, July 16, 1969, from the Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A. The 30th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission is July 16 (launch) and July 20 (landing on the moon). - PBEAHULTGAL
No, it wasn’t faked (Getty)

‘For example, he claimed (without evidence) that the mighty F1 engine was wholly unreliable and so NASA was forced to cover that up by welding clusters of proven B-1 engines inside the F1 engine bell in order to simulate a lunar mission by launching a (presumably mostly empty) Saturn V that could never leave orbit.

‘The F1 engines from some of the missions he was talking about (including Apollo 11) have been recovered from the sea floor, and are clearly unmodified F1 engines.’

(Souece. https://metro.co.uk/2018/07/23/moon-landing-hoax-conspiracy-came-rubbish-7747784/ )

The housing shortage in California is creating a state of crisis

written by Laurie Edwards-Tate Jul 10, 2018

SAN DIEGO. California, with its attractive cities such as San Francisco and Hollywood, plentiful parklands, expansive Pacific Ocean and desirable year-round climate — can mesmerize vacationers and snowbirds alike. Wishing to escape harsh weather conditions or simply seeking a change of pace, the Golden State soon becomes a serious consideration for many who are desiring to relocate.
California dreaming? Not so much if you consider the state’s ginormous housing shortage. That shortage is so bad in California that it is creating a state of crisis.

THE HIGH COST OF HOUSING IN CALIFORNIA

But what is oftentimes overlooked by California dreamers is the state’s high cost of living. Overlooked as well: the high prices for housing and apartment rentals, some of the highest in the nation.
California wannabes might be determined to find a way to live the California lifestyle. But they are very possibly ignoring the underlying facts influencing what it might cost them to qualify to buy or to rent

The housing shortage in California is creating a state of crisis.

LOW HOUSING SUPPLY CAUSES ESCALATING HOME PRICES

For those who currently own a home, the increase in housing values is highly desirable. But for first-time home buyers, however, the California real estate market makes it nearly impossible for many to afford a home. Only around 29 percent of Californians today can afford a median priced home of about $518,500.00.

Qualifying for a median priced home requires a total household annual income of $81,690.00. The estimated monthly loan payment is $2,720.00 (depending upon loan terms, down payment and the effective interest rate), according to the California Realtors Association.

In 2017, California Housing and Community Development Department estimated 3.5 million new homes would be needed to meet population growth.

SOLVING THE SHORTAGE OF CALIFORNIA HOUSING

The California Housing and Community Development Department estimates that the state needs 180,000 new homes each year to keep pace with housing demand. It follows that California should be a builder’s paradise. With millions of new homes needed over the next 20 years, the building industry could also be a positive source for creating new jobs.

However, the supply of new housing is falling dangerously short. The reasons for this are many.

For example, in 2017, approximately 110,000-115,000 building permits were requested or granted permitting the building of new California homes, according to the Construction Industry Research Board. However, estimates report approximately 70,000 fewer homes get built each year than are actually needed.

An a recent interview with a member of the California Building Industry Association, revealed a surprising multitude of barriers which prevent building badly needed new homes in California. This is especially true for those within a range of affordability.

THE COST OF OVER-REGULATION AND OTHER BARRIERS

California’s current list of regulatory barriers and cost-drivers includes

Slow permit processing
California Environmental Quality Act
Law suits from private citizens
Lumber shortages creating increasing costs
Rising materials costs
Increasing labor costs

( Source: https://www.commdiginews.com/business-2/housing-shortage-crisis-california-104294/ )

DMSO For Cancer & More!

Use of DMSO in medicine dates back decades. It was predominantly used as a topical anagesic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Today, we know that DMSO can treat a variety of disorders including arthritis, mental illness, emphysema, and even cancer.While this is now considered a superb cancer treatment, orthodox medicine is not interested in discussing its benefits. If DMSO were to be implemented and used in cancer treatment, the “true cure rate” for orthodox medicine would rise from 3% to above 90%! Here’s why.

Supporters of DMSO have long supported the claim that it can cause cancerous cells to become noncancerous, or benign, and can slow or stop the progress of cancer in the bladder, colon, ovary, breast, and skin. Some evidence even suggests it is useful in treating leukemia, and it has also been used as a part of some metabolic cancer therapies.

DMSO (Dimethyl sulfoxide) was first discovered in the mid- to late nineteenth century. In the 1950s, it was discovered that DMSO could protect cells from the damage of freezing. In the 1960s, Dr. Stanley Jacob, one of the main proponents of DMSO, began to study other medicinal properties of the substance. In the 1970s, DMSO was approved for use as an anti-inflammatory treatment in dogs and horses and as a prescription drug for a type of bladder inflammation in humans.

If orthodox medicine were truly interested in curing cancer, don’t you think they would look for a way to target cancer cells with the intent of killing them while sparing normal cells?

Chemotherapy does not target cancer cells, and because of this, chemotherapy:
1) Kills far more normal cells than cancer cells, and
2) Damages and toxifies many of the normal cells that do survive.

If a “magic bullet” were usedFIRSTby orthodox medicine, meaning thecut/burn/slash/poison treatments were avoided, a 90% true cure rate would be easy to achieve. But the fact of the matter is that the leaders in the medical community have absolutely no interest in finding a “magic bullet.” A “magic bullet” would cost the drug companies hundreds of billions of dollars, patients would have less hospitalization, less doctor visits, etc. The fact is,no onewants a “magic bullet” to be found. The evidence that this is true is that two “magic bullets” are already known to exist, but no one is using them except for a handful of doctors.

What Causes Cancer?

Most people believe that it is DNA damage that causes cancer. While in rare situations, DNA can have a negative affect on a person’s immune system, DNA normally has absolutely nothing to do with the development of cancer.

The fact is that cancer is caused by a special type of microbe which gets inside of normal cells and turns the cells cancerous.

Cancer is an invading disease that attacks the body’s immune system. Once detected, cancer has already had enough time to establish its web network. Treating the tumor is not good enough–it is only the start.

Actually, everyone has cancer cells forming in their body at all times. The immune system generally safely kills them. However, this means that a weakened immune system, and many other things, can allow cancer cells to overcome the immune system. But the actual formation of cancer cells is exclusively caused by microbes which get inside of normal cells.

Dr. Royal Rife did an enormous amount of research into the relationship between microbes and cancer in the 1930s. He would inject mice with a virus and in 100% of the cases the mice would get cancer.

Dr. Rife proposed a cure for cancer which did nothing but kill the viruses/microbes which wereinsideof the cancer cells. His cure was 100% successful. However, note thathis cure had no intention of killing cancer cells or fixing DNA (which had not been discovered in the 1930s); its only goal was to kill microbes which were both inside and outside of the cancer cells.Once the microbes were dead the cancer cells were able to revert back into normal, differentiated cells.

Dr. Rife was well aware that the critial microbes which needed to be killed were inside the cancer cells. The electromedicine device he used killed microbes inside and outside of cancer cells.

But almost all natural substances do not normally get inside of cells, thus it is almost impossible for natural substances to kill the microbes inside the cancer cells. Natural substances can kill cancer cells and build the immune system, but they generally cannot kill microbes inside the cancer cells.

There is no single cure for treating cancer; cancer must be approached and treated holistically. The cellular process in developing cancer takes many years–with the exception of high radiation or other toxic exposure, a compromised immunity and cell damage does not happen overnight. Treatment must be approached defensively and directly; focus on the cause and do not treat cancer in reverse. Target your treatment mentally and physically from the very origin.
For the rest of this excellent post on DMSO please use this direct link:
http://www.healthfreedoms.org/dmso-and-vitamin-c-the-magic-duo-for-cancer-treatment-that-frightens-the-fda/


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https://www.organiclifestylemagazine.com/the-unbelievable-benefits-of-dmso (Source. https://wellnessjim.com/2018/07/12/dmso-for-cancer-more/ )

Valdosta garden brings healthy food to local families


By: Emma Wheeler
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) — Fruits and vegetables are growing tall at the Southside Community Garden and allowing community members to grow together.
The garden was started by Living Bridges Ministry. From the dirt to the plate, Valdosta families are able to try out their green thumbs.
“Anything you can harvest out of a garden is certainly fresher and a little healthier,” said Living Bridges Ministry Founder Darcy Gunter. “It’s a good family project as well. Every time the kids come out we try to get them involved, get them something to do, they can water, they can plant and harvest some of the things.”
The project is free and open for anyone to participate. Families can help out with the gardening and can then take home the harvest.
Tangilar and Myracle McLowery said they enjoy coming out and volunteering with the garden.
“I just thought it would be a learning experience for both of us. We’re learning but we’re also bonding, doing things together, family time,” McLowery said. “We love to do community things. This is a better way to get to know your community.”
The garden provides lessons for all ages, filling both plates and souls.
“If we can educate them further on what to do with it, they’ll be eating better in the long run,” Gunter said.
This is the first summer the garden is open. Organizers hope to eventually open up a produce stand to help create jobs, as well as healthy foods.
The group meets on Thursday mornings. (Source.  http://www.wctv.tv/content/news/Valdosta-garden-brings-healthy-food-to-local-families-487614901.html )

This tiny home was modeled after a lunar lander

Marcus Ricci for Zillow via Designboom
Marcus Ricci for Zillow via Designboom

 Astronauts who travel to space do so in less than comfortable environments. Spacecrafts are cramped and tiny to ensure they’re as light as possible. Not exactly the makings of a vacation home, and yet that’s exactly the route Kurt Hughes took when designing his own getaway in central Washington.

The naval architect built a tiny vacation home that looks just like a lunar lander. The hexagon-shaped structure is modeled after the lander that astronauts piloted during the Apollo 11 landing. The 250-square-foot home weighs 3,000 pounds and sits on three steel beams that elevate it over the grassy landscape.

Hughes designed the lander with plenty of nooks and lookout opportunities to take in the view. A ladder leads up into the space, which includes a compact kitchen, breakfast nook, a bathroom, and sleeping space for two.

(Source: https://www.curbed.com/2018/6/21/17487890/tiny-house-lunar-lander-kurt-hughes )

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The English word “dog” was coined in defiance of God

Anyone who has studied English language knows the words ‘dog’ and ‘God’. Now, some researchers claim that the first word was coined from nothing in contempt of God, being ‘God’ spelled backward.
It may seem far-fetched, but the genesis of ‘dog’ is unknown. The English tongue, we are told, is the fusion of a Germanic linguistic structure, the Anglo-Saxon, enriched by Latin and Frankish contributions through the Normans.
However, in the Latin-derived languages, ‘dog’ is similar to the Latin root ‘canis’ and in the Germanic languages, in general, it is called hond / hund (related to English ‘hound’). The most common theory is the following. Several centuries ago, a ferocious canine breed was created and called ‘dog’ and, over time, this name was extended to all dogs in place of the term ‘hund’. As expected, therefore, the origin of ‘God’, Old English of Germanic origin similar to the Dutch ‘god’ and German ‘Gott’.
Even the other sparse explanations found on the web on the origin of the lemma ‘dog’ are unconvincing. I bet your English teacher does not know for sure.

[late OE. docga (once in a gloss); previous history and origin unknown. (The generic name in OE., as in the Teutonic langs. generally, was hund: see HOUND.) So far as the evidence goes, the word appears first in English, as the name of a powerful breed or race of dogs, with which the name was introduced into the continental languages, usually, in early instances, with the attribute ‘English’. Thus mod.Du. dog, late 16th c. dogge (‘een dogghe, vn gros matin d’Engleterre, canis anglicus’, Plantijn Thesaur. 1573), Ger. dogge, in 16-17th c. dock, docke, dogg (‘englische Dock’, Onomast. 1582, ‘eine englische Docke’, 1653), LG. dogge, Da. dogge, Sw. dogg; F. dogue (‘le genereux dogue anglais’, Du Bellay 15..), It., Sp., Pg. dogo, Pg. also dogue; in all the languages applied to some variety or race of dog.]

Why is “dog” one of the great mysteries of the English language?