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How Bitcoin is Affecting Different Industries

Bitcoin coins in a pile

Since Bitcoin arrived (ok not ‘arrived’) as there is no physical back in 2008 there have many companies and big Industries like Dell and Microsoft that take advantage of the crypto currency, and if you have a business of your own but are not using bitcoin, then you really could …

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Startling Statistics on Injuries in the Workplace

Injuries in the Workplace

No employer purposefully neglects their responsibilities to protect their employees from injuries at work, but unfortunately, there has been an increase in the number of reported work fatalities from 2013 to 2015. As the saying goes, accidents happen, but the stark reality is that many of these deaths and other …

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Revealed: America’s Least Affordable Cities

A third of America’s households are cost-burdened  by housing costs, according to a new report by Harvard University’s Joint Center For Housing Studies. Cost-burdened is defined as spending above 30% of your income on housing. Even as the economy has seen a steady improvement since the 2008 financial crash, the income of …

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Hillary Clinton’s health concerns are serious, say 71% of doctors surveyed

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Concerns about Hillary Clinton’s health are “serious—could be disqualifying for the position of President of the U.S.,” say nearly 71% of 250 physicians responding to an informal internet survey by the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). About 20% said concerns were “likely overblown, but should be addressed as by full release of …

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US approves $1.15 billion sale of tanks and weapons to Saudi Arabia

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The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of more than 130 Abrams battle tanks, 20 armored recovery vehicles and other equipment, worth about $1.15 billion, to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. The approval for land force equipment coincides with Saudi Arabia leading a military coalition in …

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Industrial hemp now legal in North Carolina

Industrial hemp

Numerous industries would benefit from the industrialization of hemp as they once did in America. But thanks to the federal government, this widely-diverse crop has been highly underutilized, even despite the fact that it is entirely different than psychoactive marijuana. Now, in a huge game-changing move for the US, North Carolina has …

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China, Russia, Norway, Brazil, Taiwan dump US treasuries

US treasuries being dumped

Five large purchasers of US Treasuries – China, Russia, Norway, Brazil, and Taiwan – have changed their minds. They’re dumping Treasuries, each for their own reasons that are now coinciding. And at the fastest rate on record. For the 12-month period ended July, sales of Treasuries by central banks around the world …

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U.S. stock market is relying on Apple iPhone 6s

Apple iPhone 6s

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Ever since innovative genius Steve Jobs left us, it seems as though Apple has lost its shine. The product announcements made by Apple CEO Tim Cook earlier this week were anything but spectacular, and the “new” iPhone features presented were nothing breakthrough. In fact, they will …

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Russia’s GDP shrinks 4.6% due to oil prices and sanctions

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Russia’s economy suffered a 4.6-percent fall in GDP in the second quarter of 2015 against the same period last year, the worst performance in six years, according to official statistics. A collapse in oil prices and Western sanctions were largely to blame, however improvement is forecast in 3Q of 2015. …

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China’s petroyuan set to knockout the petrodollar

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group This week the petrodollar was struck with a mighty blow. Russia’s third largest oil producer, Gazprom, announced that it will settle all crude sales to China in yuan, and thus officially ditch the dollar. With relations between China and Russia growing stronger by the day, …

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DHS recommends to lower amount of fluoride in water

Drinking water

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report recommending water fluoridation levels be lowered. The HHS released their final Public Health Service (PHS) for fluoride, calling for a change from the recommended 0.7 -1.2 milligrams per liter to a maximum of 0.7 milligrams of fluoride per liter of water. This is the first …

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China is almost ready to replace the US dollar

Chinese Yuan world reserve currency

From Filip Karinja As the US dollar’s reign as global reserve currency appears to be ending, are we seeing the beginning of a new dawn in the east? Throughout history, global reserve currencies have proven to last for only so long. Before the United States’ currency reigned supreme, the currencies of …

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Our collapsing economy and currency

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Is the “fiscal cliff” real or just another hoax? The answer is that the fiscal cliff is real, but it is a result, not a cause. The hoax is the way the fiscal cliff is being used. The fiscal cliff is the result of the inability to close the federal …

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Look out silver, here comes solar demand

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In early July, Japan set a premium price for solar energy that was three times the rate of conventional power. This meant utility companies would be paid three times more for electricity sourced from solar. It’s widely expected that the premium will ignite the use of solar power – and …

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7 foods that help clean out the body

Clean of the body detox

The science linking what we eat to how we feel and perform is well understood. So take control over your health and hence of your life! Earth grown nutrients is what you want going into your body. As they say, real foods don’t need ingredients as real foods are ingredients. So here are …

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Ex-CBS reporter: Government agency hacked my computer

Sharyl Attkisson

A former CBS News reporter who quit the network over claims it kills stories that put President Obama in a bad light says she was spied on by a “government-related entity” that planted classified documents on her computer. In her new memoir, Sharyl Attkisson says a source who arranged to …

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