Research confirms fluoride lowers children’s IQ

September 4, 2019

The August 19, 2019, issue of JAMA Pediatrics1 delivered an unexpected bombshell: A U.S. and Canadian government-funded observational study found that drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy lowers children’s IQ. The research, led by a Canadian team of researchers at York University in Ontario, looked at 512 mother-child pairs living in six Canadian cities. Fluoride levels were measured through urine samples collected during pregnancy. They also estimated the women’s fluoride consumption…

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This ‘Radically Inclusive’ Church Is Making People Laugh With Its Hilariously Creative Signs (30 Pics)

August 3, 2019

While numbers of people who identify as Christians are gradually declining in Australia, some churches, notably those that appeal to youth and inclusiveness, are bucking the trend. Melbourne Welsh Church, which describes itself as “a radically inclusive church, a warm and welcoming worship community situated near the heart of Melbourne,” is just one of these places, moving on with the times and spreading God’s word to a new generation of…

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Can You Solve It? Simple Math Equation Goes Viral Since People Can’t Agree On One Answer

August 3, 2019

When I graduated from university, I thought that was the last time I’d have to do any serious mathematics. Boy, was I wrong. Not only do I still have to help my sisters out with their elementary school maths homework (trust me, it’s surprisingly difficult), but every time I log into Facebook, there’s always some tantalizing equation thrown at me, asking me to solve it. “Only 1 in 1,000,000 people…

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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in imported shrimp

July 29, 2019

Shrimp is a tasty dish that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It pairs well with a variety of foods including eggs, pasta, sushi and steak. But is shrimp safe to eat? Well, that depends on where it comes from and how it is raised. A new investigation by CBC News Marketplace1 found potentially harmful antibiotic resistant bacteria on imported shrimp sold in various supermarkets in Canada. While…

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