Posts Tagged ‘instead’

50 Things You Could Be Doing Instead Of Staring At A Screen

Aluminum is the most abundant metal in the Earth’s crust. For most of human history, aluminum was not bioavailable; however, it became so in the late 1880s when chemists developed and patented the smelting process that helped turned the metal into the fixture of modern life—and the omnipresent “ecotoxin”—that it is today. Roughly 130 years […]

Many People Are Now Celebrating “Buy Nothing Day” Instead Of “Black Friday”

By John Vibes Each year in the United States, millions of people participate in a mass ritual in consumerism that has come to be known as Black Friday. Less than 24 hours after people claim to contemplate on what they are thankful for, many of them engage in battle with their neighbors over discounted plastic […]

People Would Rather Give and Receive Personalized Gifts Instead of Those From a Store

(TMU) — With Black Friday just around the corner, you can be forgiven for believing that all your loved ones want for the holidays are new phones, tablets, headphones, smart speakers, and Amazon Ring surveillance gadgets. However, the conscientious gift-giver who wants to make a lasting impression with their gifts may want to avoid the […]

Prince Andrew Blasted For Talking To BBC Instead Of Police About His Links To Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein

Critics say that instead of talking to the media, Prince Andrew should be helping the police with their inquiries into billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s crimes.   Among them is a leading member of Virginia Roberts’ legal team who blasted Prince Andrew for talking to the BBC and not to the police about his relationship with Jeffrey […]

Instead of Arresting Disabled Veteran For Hitchhiking, Cops Drove Him 100 Miles to Doctor

By Matt Agorist Huntsville, AL — In the state of Alabama, it is illegal for people to walk along the roadways and solicit rides from motorists. This act is known as hitchhiking and it is explicitly outlawed in Alabama Code Title 32. Motor Vehicles and Traffic § 32-5A-216. According to the code, “No person shall […]

BAFTA’s diversity quotas want to counter hate. Instead they’ll make producers & audiences hate TV

The BFI has imposed a plethora of diversity quotas which signal that a show’s superficial embrace of minority groups is more important than its content, staying power, or popularity with audiences. Already incorporated into the industry’s film awards last year, the standards manage to insult both minority groups and the straight white masses. Also on […]

BAFTA’s diversity quotas want to counter hate. Instead they’ll make producers & audiences hate TV

The BFI has imposed a plethora of diversity quotas which signal that a show’s superficial embrace of minority groups is more important than its content, staying power, or popularity with audiences. Already incorporated into the industry’s film awards last year, the standards manage to insult both minority groups and the straight white masses. Also on […]

Technology was supposed to make us more capable. Instead it has made us scarily dependent

For much of post-industrial-revolution human history, technology has been synonymous with progress, held up as the key toward liberating humanity from life’s daily drudgery. Technology has promised to make things easier and elevate the species. But much technology emerging today has only increased our dependence on technology by rendering obsolete many of the skills we […]

UK must stop selling arms to Saudis instead of accusing Iran: Official

Iran says London must stop selling arms to Riyadh instead of accusing Tehran, after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson alleged that the Islamic Republic was involved in last week’s drone attacks on two major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. “The British government, instead of [making] fruitless efforts against the Islamic Republic of Iran, should […]

Instead of plastic waste, plastic FROM waste: Apple and orange scraps can be turned into gluten-free, edible bioplastic

(Natural News) Our planet is drowning in plastic and the pollution it causes. This once useful material is now literally everywhere, surrounding us at work, in our homes, at school and at parks, lakes and beaches. Nobody could have predicted when Leo Baekeland created the world’s first fully synthetic resin-based plastic product […]

Builders Are Using Hemp Instead of Concrete and It Could Save the Environment

John Vibes, The Mind Unleashed Waking Times It’s hard to imagine that cement could possibly be replaced by any other material for major construction projects, but the industry is starting to look at alternatives for a variety of different environmental and economic reasons. According to Bloomberg, cement manufacturers are responsible for roughly 7% of annual […]

WATCH: Instead of Arresting Homeless Man, Police Bought Him Shoes and Food

By Matt Agorist Chattanooga, TN — In case after horrifying case, TFTP has reported on countless instances of police officers showing up to a situation involving a homeless person only to kill them moments later. When it plays out differently, however, and police help that homeless person out, we feel that it deserves recognition as […]

Should Denmark buy US instead? Some say it’s a great idea

The wonderfully obvious if unrealistic idea that Europe’s 12th-largest economy should own the entire USofA was even proposed by some local media. Politiken said Prime Minister Kim Kielsen believed that since the Vikings had been in America long before Columbus, “it is only natural for us to get the United States back,” but he couldn’t […]

Ron Paul: Forget Russiagate, Look at FBI-gate Instead

Yesterday, the Democratic Congress had their big moment – the testimony of Russiagate probe figurehead Robert Mueller, whose 448-page report detailing the findings of his nearly-two-year-long investigation into alleged “Trump-Russian collusion” and alleged “Russian interference” in the US 2016 elections. After no evidence of collusion or interference could be found, the remit was then shifted […]

Instead of Ticketing Elderly Woman for Tall Grass, This Cop Mowed it For Her

By Matt Agorist Orono, MN — In case after case, the Free Thought Project has reported on countless incidents of police officers responding to welfare checks and killing or maiming the innocent recipients in the process. We’ve also reported on multiple incidents of the American police state targeting elderly people who are unable to mow […]

Adam Schiff Tells Intel Leaders To RESIGN Instead Of Declassifying Spygate Docs

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff has urged two top intelligence officials to resign instead of allowing Trump to declassify Spygate documents. According to Schiff, CIA Director Gina Haspel and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, should resign in order to resist Trump’s move to declassify intelligence related to the Russia investigation. Washingtonexaminer.com reports: “If it […]

Instead of Enriching Shareholders, These Companies Could Give 8 Million Workers a $46,000 Raise

Instead of Enriching Shareholders, These Companies Could Give 8 Million Workers a $46,000 Raise Above: Nike president and CEO Mark Parker speaking an event in New York on March 16, 2016. By Jewel Samad for AFP-Getty Images. How public companies like Nike and Apple are shifting money away from workers to the already very wealthy. During […]

South Koreans Pamper Pets Instead of Having Kids

South Koreans Pamper Pets Instead of Having Kids January 23rd, 2019 Via: Reuters: Kang Sung-il buys Sancho, his Pomeranian, a toy every business trip and this Lunar New Year holiday will dress him up in a new $50 suit to visit ‘grandma’, Kang’s mother. […]

What if Lara Alqasem had wanted to attend Bir Zeit University instead?

The response to Lara Alqasem’s admission into Israel, so she can pursue a graduate degree at Hebrew University, has so far been as expected.  Liberal Zionists rejoiced at this “proof” that Israel is indeed a country that tolerates political dissent, so long as it is an inconsequential youthful error.   But there is much more to […]

Four rational reasons to avoid the flu shot and what to do instead to protect your health

(Natural News) It’s that time of the year again: Flu season! Doctors, nurses, pharmacies and even well-meaning relatives may be pushing you to get the flu shot, but it’s important to note that these vaccines are by no means as safe, effective or free of side effects as the drug manufacturers and […]

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