Category Archives: Government

  • War And Pollution

    War And Pollution

    Grind for October 31st, 2018FIRST SIP:“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” – Mark Twain Hold Your Breath The […]
  • Europe Is Going Downhill Fast

    Europe Is Going Downhill Fast

    Grind for October 30th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.” Anne Frank Check The Label The HeadlineNew research suggests a common blood pressure medication could increase your risk of lung cancerThe GrindAngiotensin converting enzyme ...
  • China’s Sticky Fingers

    Grind for October 21st, 2018FIRST SIP:“Genius is initiative on fire.” – Holbrook Jackson Think About It The HeadlineWhy being a “perfectionist” is bad for your mental healthThe GrindExperts define perfectionism as “a combination of excessively high personal ...
  • Chinese Internment Camps

    Chinese Internment Camps

    Grind for October 19th, 2018FIRST SIP:“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments when they aren’t trying to teach us.” – Umberto Eco Rest In Peace The HeadlineSay goodbye to SearsThe GrindSears will almost certainly file for ...
  • Questioning The Saudis

    Questioning The Saudis

    Grind for October 17th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Time and tide wait for no man.” Geoffrey Chaucer Buzz Kill The HeadlineHow a changing climate could affect the price of beer The GrindIn the first-ever study on barley production and the climate, an international group of researchers predicted ...
  • Trump And Jinping See Eye To Eye

    Trump And Jinping See Eye To Eye

    Grind for October 15th, 2018FIRST SIP: “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” – Benjamin Franklin Keep Your Eyes Open The HeadlineNew study on myopia offers a framework for future medicationThe BackgroundMyopia or “nearsightedness” is ...
  • China And Canada Engage In Bad Behavior

    China And Canada Engage In Bad Behavior

    Grind for October 10th, 2018FIRST SIP: “Are right and wrong convertible terms, dependant upon popular opinion?” – William Lloyd Garrison Hold Your Breath The HeadlineScientists are increasingly concerned about synthetic smallpoxThe GrindIn July of last year, Canadian ...
  • Mexico’s Fresh Start

    Mexico’s Fresh Start

    Grind for October 1st, 2018FIRST SIP:Hope is the magic carpet that transports us from the present moment into the realm of infinite possibilities. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Going Green The HeadlineNew carbon dioxide battery could change the way power plants deal with wasteThe ...
  • Guilty As Charged

    Guilty As Charged

    Grind for September 29th, 2018FIRST SIP:“One man with courage is a majority.” – Thomas Jefferson I Told You So The HeadlineTrump accuses China of meddling in US electionsThe GrindSpeaking at a UN meeting on Wednesday, President Trump claimed that China was trying to interfere ...
  • Outlawed Burqas and China’s New Internet

    Outlawed Burqas and China’s New Internet

    Grind for September 28th, 2018FIRST SIP:“He promised us that everything would be okay. I was a child, but I knew that everything would not be okay. That did not make my father a liar. It made him my father.” – Jonathan Safran Foer Hide And Seek The HeadlineSwitzerland: St. ...