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Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Doesn’t Exist

Over the past several years, the “gluten-free” trend has surged in popularity with consumers. As a result of this trend, the market continues to offer new and creative gluten-free products. Gluten is a protein composite which is found in wheat, barley, and other grains.

Colorado Seeing Safer Roads Since Legalization

Ever since marijuana was legalized in Colorado, there have been loud voices of prohibitionists who say that the result of legalizing will be roads filled with stoned drivers who pose a threat to everyone on the road. So far, the numbers do not add

Watchlist of Terror Suspects Has Doubled Over Past 4 Years

In recent years, the database that the U.S. government uses to store the names of known or suspected terrorists has doubled in size. The number of names started to ramp dramatically up after an attempted terror attack, which most of us know as the underwear

Revolutionary Zoo Will Reverse Visitor And Captive Roles

Bjarke Ingels has designed a zoo which reverses the roles of the tourist and those held captive: the animals will now roam free while humans will be hidden from view and enclosed. His Givskud “Zootopia” is a 300-acre environment where the animals roam freely from tanks

European Court Slams CIA And US Hypocrisy

In April, 2007, then-director of the CIA George Tenet was on 60 Minutes where he angrily exclaimed, “We do not torture!”  Only a few months after this, President Bush echoed this sentiment when he said, “this government does not torture people.” Even at this time,

Using World Cup Stadiums To Tackle Poverty

An innovative project has been proposed by Axel de Stampa and Sylvain Macaux, dubbed “Casa Futebol,” that will aim to transform Brazil’s World Cup stadiums, and intends to renovate the stadiums in a way that will help the growing deficit of housing for Brazilians. The

Sharp Decrease In Rape After Rhode Island Accidentally Legalizes Prostitution

The debate over the legalization of prostitution continues to go on, although it is prohibited and criminalized in most jurisdictions of the US, the profession continues to be highly prevalent. When Rhode Island accidentally legalized the profession, they saw a sharp decrease in rape

Ebola Outbreak Quickly Growing Out Of Control

The Ebola outbreak in Liberia has continued to grow, resulting in the deaths of at least 700 people since February. The World Health Organization has affirmed that it will be launching a $100 million response plan for the West African region. The plan calls

Highway Patrolman Beats and Humiliates Homeless Woman

Another disturbing case of violent police brutality has taken place, this time the victim was a homeless woman who was walking around a freeway in Los Angeles. The woman’s name is Marlene Pinnock, and she is a 51 year-old homeless woman who was walking on

World’s Saddest Polar Bear Held Captive In Argentina Slowly Going Insane

A petition has been created online in order to gather support for the polar bear Arturo, described as the world’s saddest animal. Animal activists and concerned citizens around the world are pleading with officials to allow the bear to have a better life at the