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'Miraculous' new cancer vaccine completely wipes out tumors

'Miraculous' new cancer vaccine completely wipes out tumors | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Human trials are set to begin on the treatment, which cured 100 percent of mice during animal trials.
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perhaps one of the most important discoveries in history - if it works..... let us hope that it does... - your thoughts?

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California town launches 'Goat Fund Me' campaign to alleviate wildfire risk

California town launches 'Goat Fund Me' campaign to alleviate wildfire risk | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
With local herds booked up through the year, Nevada City officials embark on an urgent mission to employ a few hundred brush-munching ungulates.
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IMAGINE!  using a natural solution to raging wildfires...

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Go Ahead, Do the #10YearChallenge

Go Ahead, Do the #10YearChallenge | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Critics have raised fears that the pictures could be used for corporate surveillance, but this is a molehill on the mountain.
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probably not a good idea if you plan to get a job - or keep one...

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"Brand purpose" is a lie

"Brand purpose" is a lie | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
From Gillette to Starbucks to Johnson & Johnson, companies love to extol the virtues of their brand, without actually living up to them. Here is what today’s companies could learn from the Quakers, writes Paddle Consulting’s Brian Millar.
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"Brand purpose" - can corporations return to the values of the Quakers?

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Marijuana: How Cannabis Stock Tilray Brought Weed to America

Marijuana: How Cannabis Stock Tilray Brought Weed to America | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Backed by Big Beer and Big Pharma, a secretive Canadian marijuana company unexpectedly became America’s gateway to the legal weed industry.
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BIG money...

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The astonishing effects of the shutdown, in 8 charts

The astonishing effects of the shutdown, in 8 charts | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The longest shutdown, by the numbers.
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so many in the media screaming about Trump - check out the history of shut downs, the political party, and the reasons.  Trump has a very good reason - the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - at least that is IMO.

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De Blasio Unveils Health Care Plan for Undocumented and Low-Income New Yorkers - The New York Times

De Blasio Unveils Health Care Plan for Undocumented and Low-Income New Yorkers - The New York Times | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The mayor’s announcement, first on national television, came as the Democrat-controlled State Legislature is weighing some form of universal health insurance.
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the socialist leader of New York city is going to cover undocumented folks - at a cost of $100 million A YEAR - for now... so one city, one hundred million annually and there is a problem funding a wall?

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People Are Falling to Their Deaths Trying to Get the Best Instagram Photos Possible

People Are Falling to Their Deaths Trying to Get the Best Instagram Photos Possible | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Chances are you've witnessed Vadim Rakhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov scale the Shanghai tower with cameras strapped to their heads. Their video has nearly 75 million views on YouTube and after it went viral in 2014, researchers deduced that the number of "risk-taking" social media deaths tripled afterwards.
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It's like 50-Cent says: get likes or die tryin'.  (no chance me doin' any of these)....

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Washington could become the first state to legalize human composting

Washington could become the first state to legalize human composting | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Washington residents "are very excited about the prospect of becoming a tree or having a different alternative,” state Sen. Jamie Pedersen said.
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the ultimate in recycling ?   thoughts?

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Christmas Around the World: Pictures

Christmas Around the World: Pictures | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
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a look at how the others do it...

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2019 Will be Wilder than 2018

2019 Will be Wilder than 2018 | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The entire planet is on a wild ride (ask Macron, Angela Merkle, Theresa May, Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong-un, Benjamin Netanyahu, or Xi Jinping).

Be sure: It is going to be a wild, unpredictable 2019.

This is the only prediction I will stand by
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looks like Newt has it correct....  brace yourself!

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Disney Taught Me This Hashtag Delivers Some Priceless Life Advice

Disney Taught Me This Hashtag Delivers Some Priceless Life Advice | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Disney can be problematic but it's chock-full of powerful life lessons, too.
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All for a laugh.... Thank You Disney.... (ie: lying makes it longer)

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Warren Buffett’s 2-Step Plan for Surviving the New Bear Market

Warren Buffett’s 2-Step Plan for Surviving the New Bear Market | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
First, widespread fear is your friend as an investor, because it serves up bargain purchases. Second, personal fear is your enemy. It will also be unwarranted. Investors who avoid high and unnecessary costs and simply sit for an extended period with a collection of large, conservatively-financed American businesses will almost certainly do well.
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From the Oracle of Omaha - wise words...

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How One Man Was Sold Into Libya’s Modern-Day Slave Trade

How One Man Was Sold Into Libya’s Modern-Day Slave Trade | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Slavery is thriving in Libya, where thousands of black Africans hoping to get to Europe instead find themselves bought and sold, forced to work for nothing, and facing torture at the hands of their owners.
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WARNING - One of the most disturbing stories we have shared to date.

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BUY A SLAVE TODAY

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"In a country where the word for black person, “abd,” literally means “slave,” he had no idea the strength on which he prided himself had a price here, judged to be between $200 and $400."

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Personal message to all those in the USA who whine about 200 years ago, get off your ____ and do something about this. Put a stop to it.

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(1) Admiral McRaven Leaves the Audience SPEECHLESS | One of the Best Motivational Speeches - YouTube

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best to never ever ring the bell....

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Pan Am Flight 103: Robert Mueller’s 30-Year Search for Justice

Pan Am Flight 103: Robert Mueller’s 30-Year Search for Justice | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Some 20 years later, in an era when counterterrorism would be a massive, multibillion dollar industry and a buzzword for politicians everywhere, Mueller—betrayed—concluded his letter with a decidedly un-Mueller-like plea, shouted plaintively and hopelessly across the Atlantic: “Where, I ask, is the justice?”

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lengthy - but interesting look at the man and the terror...

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Building border walls will soon be a $53 billion business

Building border walls will soon be a $53 billion business | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
“This is a good time to be in the border security business because we don’t make war as much.”
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border wall - NOT a USA exclusive!

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Best Places to Work

Best Places to Work | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Employees have spoken! Here are the Best Places to Work in 2019, according to employees. Did your company make it?
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interesting winners for Best Places to Work...

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Billionaire steps up for national parks, offering employment opportunities, army of volunteers

Billionaire steps up for national parks, offering employment opportunities, army of volunteers | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Philanthropist Marcus Lemonis is offering work at his Camping World stories and access to an army of volunteers to national parks in need.
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Americans coming together to fight the BORDER WAR!....

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Whatever Happened To Marrying For Love?

Whatever Happened To Marrying For Love? | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Facing iffy job prospects, dating scene, more and more young women are rethinking their happily-ever-afters
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do people still marry for love?

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San Jose approves tiny house villages for the homeless

San Jose approves tiny house villages for the homeless | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
San Jose City Council selects two sites for "sleeper cabin"-based housing communities for the homeless, after years of discussion and local opposition.
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having grown up in Chicago and seen the public housing projects - I hope to see tiny houses catch on as a 21st century option....   

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In Screening for Suicide Risk, Facebook Takes On Tricky Public Health Role - The New York Times

In Screening for Suicide Risk, Facebook Takes On Tricky Public Health Role - The New York Times | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Some doctors warn that Facebook is becoming an arbiter of users’ mental distress without proving that its efforts are accurate, effective or safe.
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While FB is taking on a commendable task and will likely help some folks, the danger is our litigious society. At some point the “responsibility” for one’s own self may be challenged and FB may be held accountable for not adequately screening posts to “prevent’ a depressed individual from harming themselves.

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Photos 004

More interesting old photographs...  Gathered from emails and the internet.

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a look way back - some to the 1800's

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Society & Culture - Putin signs bill to ban all forms of cruelty to animals

Society & Culture - Putin signs bill to ban all forms of cruelty to animals | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The bill streamlines rights and responsibilities of federal, regional and municipal authorities on the issue of pet ownership
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if the Russians can do it - why can't we?

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San Antonio Real Estate Blog: Christmas Around the World

San Antonio Real Estate Blog: Christmas Around the World | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Celebrate Christmas Around the World
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Merry Christmas Everyone

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34 Awesome Holiday Celebrations Around the World

34 Awesome Holiday Celebrations Around the World | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Winter brings holiday celebrations around the world — historical, religious or cultural and some relatively newly minted. Have you heard of these traditions?
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Celebrations of the Holidays!  EVERYWHERE....

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