A bridge too far? Longest bridges around the world – in pictures

A bridge too far? Longest bridges around the world – in pictures:

Boris Johnson has proposed a 22-mile link across the Channel – a distance which sounds impressive, but which is exceeded by many existing bridges. We look at some of the longest and most spectacular around the world

H/t reader kevin a.

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Germany: Again multiple incidents between foreigners and Germans in just one night in Cottbus. The city declared this week, it won’t take anymore refugees after a knife attack by two Syrians and multiple other incidents.

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Surprise! California Man Finds Huge Tapeworm in His Gut

Surprise! California Man Finds Huge Tapeworm in His Gut:

A California man pulled a shockingly large tapeworm from his body, which he may have contracted from eating sushi, according to his doctors.

H/t reader eric:

“And that’s not all it seems.”

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AND NOW: 2017 Ranked Among Three Hottest Years Ever

What a load of BS.

You can’t make this stuff up!

The crop failures of 2017 due to global warming global cooling and severe weather patterns will be nothing compared to what lies ahead of us, because we are entering into the Grand Solar Minimum.

The people will (maybe) wake up, when there will be no more food, but then it will be way too late.

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Scorcher! 2017 Ranked Among Three Hottest Years Ever

H/t reader eric:

“Presumably on a parallel universe, I wonder which planet they were on.”

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Big Agra drives Deforestation in Latin America

Big Agra drives Deforestation in Latin America:

When people are asked what causes natural disasters, they quickly respond human activity. Rightly so, but what really causes or enhances natural disasters are a very specific kind of activities.

El Niño is a cyclical phenomenon, is part of nature, but its effects can be exacerbated by deforestation.

The top-three causes of the recent floods in Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay are El Niño, AgriBusiness and extremely lousy location of villages.

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‘Jihadi bride’ arrested at Heathrow with her baby then bailed is the first to return to UK with a child born under ISIS in Syria

‘Jihadi bride’ arrested at Heathrow with her baby then bailed is the first to return to UK with a child born under ISIS in Syria:

A suspected jihadi bride who returned to the UK having given birth to a child under Islamic State rule in Syria has been bailed after she was arrested at Heathrow.

The woman, 27, whose identity has not been revealed arrived on a flight from Addis Ababa and was arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts under section 5 of the Terrorist Act 2006.

It is thought this is the first case of its kind involving a mother and a child born into the ISIS regime.

MI5 has previously said around 850 extremists from Britain travelled to the Middle East as ISIS took control of pockets of Syria and Iraq.

And as the terror group is flushed out of its former strongholds, many of its militants with British passports are returning home with their families.

The mother is the latest in a string of arrests made by British counter-terror police bracing itself for an influx of jihadi brides.

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Canadian girl converts to Islam (Video)

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ALERT: Vaccine advocate threatens mass murder “suicide mission” shooting at public autism event
 “I’m gonna kill every single one of you f##kers
 see you in Hell” (VIDEO)

ALERT: Vaccine advocate threatens mass murder “suicide mission” shooting at public autism event
 “I’m gonna kill every single one of you f##kers
 see you in Hell” (VIDEO)

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Beets, Water Cress And Distilled Water For Longevity

“Organic raw beets and celery have the highest amounts of organic sodium. We eat them almost daily raw in salads and our fresh juices.

My father made several expeditions to primitive Russia and found people who lived amazingly long lives – some way over 120 years! Beets were an important part of their daily diet.”

“They got water cress from fresh mountain streams which they mixed with raw grated beets for a healthy salad!”
“Dad found areas where the main sources of water for drinking were rain and snow waters (distilled by Mother Nature) which helps reduce chances of having hardening of the arteries from inorganic minerals and chemical buildups. Many of these rural, ageless Russians had never tasted common table salt. Their arteries were healthy, flexible, youthful and free from the artery cloggers – inorganic minerals and chemical encrustations!”
Source: Water: The Shocking Truth That Can Save Your Life”
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I.U.:

Water cress has one of the highest contents of monoatomic gold!…

… and beet juice does help to cure cancer…

Beet juice has been mentioned in Galina Schatalova’s books.

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“No Deal” – Government Shutdown Begins


This is the 19th US government shutdown in the last 40 years…

“No Deal” – Government Shutdown Begins:

Despite last minute ‘compromise’ meetings, and continued “hopes” from various sides, the Senate failed to reach the 60 votes necessary to keep the government funded (even for a stopgap) and so the government has shut down.

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Now That The Government Has Shut Down, Here’s What Actually “Shuts Down”

Now That The Government Has Shut Down, Here’s What Actually “Shuts Down”:

It’s official: as of midnight Saturday, the US government has shut down following a failure in the Senate to strike a funding deal. Government funding was due to run out after Dec. 8 but was twice extended, most recently through Jan. 19, at which point the US encountered what’s officially called a “spending gap,” which triggers an official halt to Washington’s work.

In retrospect, this is hardly a novel development, as history shows there have been 18 previous closures starting in 1976, with the last one taking place in September 2013. Almost all of the funding gaps occurred between FY1977 and FY1995. During this 19-fiscal-year period, 15 funding gaps occurred.

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Damascus Resolutely Condemns Turkish Military Operation in Afrin

Damascus Resolutely Condemns Turkish Military Operation in Afrin:

Earlier on Saturday, Ankara has officially kicked off a military operation codenamed “Olive Branch” against Kurdish forces in the Syrian city of Afrin, and claimed it had notified the Syrian government about it. The Syrian side has reportedly denied receiving any notification.

Syria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that Turkey’s move was another violation of the country’s sovereignty.

“The Syrian Arab Republic decisively condemns Turkish aggression against the town of Afrin, which is an inseparable part of Syria,” the statement said, as quoted by the SANA news agency.

The Syrian government added that despite Turkey’s claims Ankara had not informed Damascus of the military operation.

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Operation Olive Branch: What Happened in Syria Today?

Operation Olive Branch: What Happened in Syria Today?:

A summary of the first day of a globally-disputed military operation launched by the Turkey against Kurdish organizations in Syria.

On January 20 Turkey made good on threats that it would begin a military operation against Kurds in Syria, as Turkish jets bombed targets around the Kurdish-populated Syrian city of Afrin.

The attacks, curiously dubbed ‘Operation Olive Branch’ by Ankara, were announced by Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim.

“From this moment, the heroic Turkish Armed Forces have launched an air operation to destroy the PYD/PKK and Daesh elements in Afrin,” Yildirim said.

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Russia: US Troops Shouldn’t Remain in Syria Without Damascus’ Approval

US Troops Shouldn’t Remain in Syria Without Damascus’ Approval – Moscow:

SOCHI (Sputnik) – US troops should not further stay in Syria without approval from Damascus as this may negatively affect the upcoming Syrian National Dialogue Congress, Russian Special Envoy to Syria Alexander Lavrentyev said Saturday.

“Our position is clear, the US troops should not further stay on the territory of a sovereign state without approval from its government. It may negatively affect the congress. Moreover, we expect that the United States, as a permanent member of [UN] Security Council, will send its representative to the Sochi forum in the status of observer,” Lavrentyev told reporters.

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