May 9, 2024

Aussie National Science Agency Turns Red Meat Into Powder

The powder can be used in protein balls to shakes and energy drinks. Australia’s national science agency is converting red meat cuts into protein powers in a bid to target the multi-billion health and wellness industry. The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) explains the new “highly nutritious powder” provides an allergen-free protein boost […]

May 8, 2024

Sen. Jon Tester Proposes Balanced Budget Amendment to Address Growing Debt

Washington should not ‘pass an unpayable bill onto our kids and grandkids,’ the democrat senator says. As the national debt eyes $35 trillion and the budget deficit inches toward $1.5 trillion this fiscal year, Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) plans to reintroduce his constitutional amendment mandating balanced budgets. Mr. Tester, who is up for re-election this […]

May 8, 2024

Reddit Incurs $575 Million Quarterly Loss Despite 48 Percent Revenue Growth

The company’s shares rose by over 14 percent in after-hours trading on Tuesday. Social media firm Reddit posted a loss of more than a half-billion dollars for its first quarterly earnings report post-IPO. Net loss for first quarter 2024 was $575.1 million, with Reddit blaming the loss on “IPO expenses.” The company launched its IPO […]

May 8, 2024

Federally-Mandated Chemical Used in Car Interiors May Cause Cancer: Study

Government regulations require the use of these chemicals inside vehicles to minimize fire risk. Interior vehicular air is found to be contaminated with harmful chemicals linked to cancer and IQ decline among children, according to a new U.S.-based study. The peer-reviewed study, published in ACS Publications on May 7, investigated the use of flame retardants […]

May 8, 2024

Spartz Beats Back Primary Challenge in Indiana as Banks Claims GOP Senate Nomination

Incumbents fared well in all races while challengers scrapped for open congressional slots. INDIANAPOLIS—Republican Victoria Spartz fended off a strong primary challenge in Indiana’s 5th Congressional District on May 7, a day that saw tight races for the Republicans in two other districts. In the presidential primary, President Joe Biden was unopposed on the Democratic […]

May 8, 2024

Australians Can Have Entries About Themselves Removed From Google

The ’results about you’ tool allows users to see whether they show up in search results, and request the removal of personally identifiable information. Australians can now easily find where they’re mentioned online and seek to have entries about them removed from search results. This is limited to material containing personally identifiable information such as […]

May 8, 2024

Sunburned? Pear Seed Extract May Help Your Skin Heal

A new animal study found that pear seed extract protected skin cells from oxidative stress and damage induced by UV light. Move over, aloe vera: Pear seed extract could someday be a new sunburn treatment. According to a new study from Taiwan, pears’ polyphenols and antioxidant capacity—specifically pear seed extract—can reduce damage caused by UVA […]

May 7, 2024

Hungary Offers a Blueprint of Survival for American Conservatives

Commentary “When necessary, they will employ state apparatus against us—just as my American allies articulate, ‘weaponizing state institutions.’ We Hungarians regularly face this in Brussels. This is currently unfolding for President Trump in America, and we support his pursuit of his own truth in both the electoral and judicial arenas,” said Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor […]