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Thu
06
Oct
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Syracuse Chinese student found dead behind Apartments

Murdered Student, Syracuse

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinking.com

 

Nearly one week ago a Syracuse University student from China was found dead in what is being called by the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office as a homicide.  Yuan Xiaopeng, 23, was found last Thursday behind an apartment complex in DeWitt, New York. 

Yan was a junior, studying mathematics at the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Police officials are looking for a possible motive for the death of the Chinese student.  Many members of the student body are concerned about their safety.  Chinese students are alarmed about this and other killings that involved Chinese students. 

Wed
05
Oct
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Hospital Charges for Mother for Holding Newborn

Hospital Charges

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

Run away medical bills is nothing surprising in the United States, but this one takes the cake.  Parents recently discovered they were charged $39.35 for allowing the mother to hold the baby after a cesarean section.  The mother give birth to the child the delivery nurse asked the mother if she would like to do a skin to skin after the baby was born – what they didn’t know is they would be charged for it. 

The nurse allowed to father to hole the baby and even allowed the mother to hold the new child, she went a step farther an took a picture with the families camera for posterity.  However, when the bill arrived and the couple began to itemize the charges, the notice a charge for “skin to skin after C-Sec” quantity “1” on a more than $13,000 birthing bill. 

Tue
04
Oct
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Potalyzer changing the game for Police

Potalyzer

Scribe:  Samuel Otis
Email:  Samuel@thethinkering.com

 

More than 20 states currently allow some form of cannabis use.  Drivers are becoming increasingly concerned about users driving under the influence.  Field test checks are not available as with alcohol leaving law enforcement handcuffed. 

Researchers at Stanford University believe the problem has been solved with a technology.  Bio-Technology used to sniff out cancer cells is being used in conjunction with other technologies to provide police with a roadside weed tester. 

The device is currently being dubbed the ‘Potalyzer.”   According to Shan Wang and the team at Stanford, the device not only detects the presence of THC in saliva but can also measure its concentration.  THC or Tetrahydrocannabinol is the ingredient in cannabis that induces the psychoactive effects of Marijuana. 

Mon
03
Oct
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Charlo Green faces Retalition after How-to-Quit a job Clinic

Charlo Green

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

You might remember Charlo Green who quit her job as a reporter on live air to run a medical marijuana club for Alaskans.   Since she has faced what some consider retaliation and is currently facing 14 counts including, “misconduct involving a controlled substance,” after a series of raids.   She admitted to being the owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club while telling the view audience she was moving on – Alaska is a state where sale and possession of weed is legal.   

The Alaska Cannabis Club provided memberships that made donations for marijuana exchanges hip.  Authorities in Alaska has raided her club several times since her television departure. 

Greene herself was not involved in the undercover transactions but faces charges because the business is legally registered in her name.  She is now facing 54 years in prison. 

Fri
30
Sep
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New Jersey Transit offers no Failsafe

Hokoken Transit Train Accident - 1 Dead

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

Hoboken, NJ – One woman died and more than 100 were injured in a freak commuter train accident on Thursday during the morning rush.  The train tore through a barrier and slammed into the terminal wall igniting chaos and fear as the roof crashed to the ground. 

Officials have say they have not determined what caused the accident at one of the busiest in the New York region.   The woman who was killed was no on the train but standing on the platform waiting for her train.  Others were knocked to their knees based from the intense impact. 

A train is typically supposed to come to a stop about 10 to 20 feet in front of the barrier, the approaching speed into a station is 10 miles per hour. 

Thu
29
Sep
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Three Parent Child Successfully Born

Three Parent Embryo

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

Two mothers and a father, a new fertility technique now offers the chance for a child to have three parents according to a recent report. 

A baby boy was born in Mexico on 6 April involving the process that involves adding genes from a donor woman to the mothers egg along with the father’s sperm to create an embryo.  The method was used to prevent the loss of a fetus after the mother suffered four such losses prior.   The parents side stepped a fairly rare neurological condition called Leigh syndrome. 

The FDA has not yet approved the technique forcing New York City Doctor John Zhang to travel to Mexico to complete the process of birthing the child. 

Tue
27
Sep
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Johnson and Johnson face more Lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

Johnson and Johnson again face3s a woman claiming its talcum powder caused her ovarian cancer.   Already, Johnson and Johnson has been ordered to pay two women for negligence, in both cases the company is appealing the awards, but face an uphill fight.  One jury awarded a woman who says the Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder caused her ovarian cancer, $72 million the other $55 million. 

Mon
26
Sep
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Never suffer a Hangover again with this new Alcohol replacement

Tom Collins and Alcosynth

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

From time to time an exorbitant night can lead to a morning hangover.   With this new discovery, hangovers could be a thing of the past.   Professor Davit Nutt in the UK has created a synthetic alcohol that allows you to drink any desired amount and never have a hangover. 

Traditional alcohol is expected to be completely eliminated by the year 2050 according to media reports. 

The new drink is called Alcosynth a non-toxic drink designed to create the same positive effects of alcohol but without the negative consequences.  No barfing, no red eyes, no headache to worry about.  

Fri
23
Sep
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New York Bomber destabilize City Security

New York Pressure Cooker Bombers

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

An Afghan native is being sought in connection with explosions in New Jersey and Manhattan the wounded 29 people and launched fears of further bombings.  

Ahmad Khan Rahami who lives in Elizabeth, New Jersey home was raided by the FBI on Monday.  The naturalized U.S. citizen is considered armed and dangerous.  Mayor De Blasio said in a media report, “My experience is once the FBI zeroes in on someone, they will get them.” 

The first bomb exploded in the Chelsea neighborhood on Saturday night.  Five men were arrested connected to the two bombings attempting to cross the Verrazana Bridge from Staten Island to Brooklyn.  The men were then questioned at the FBI headquarters in Manhattan.  The federal authorities believe the men were headed to the airport at the time of their apprehension. 

Mon
21
Mar
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Raw Milk linked to Florida Death

Raw Milk, Millers Farm, Pennsylvania

Scribe: Samuel Otis

Email: Samuel@thethinkering.com

 

Miller’s Organic Farm has proven to be ground zero for a listeria outbreak says the CDC.  The Pennsylvania farm has been investigated since 2014, and has been connected to one Florida death and a separate case in California which led to sickness.

Listerosis can result in high fever, diarrhea, the bacteria is not usually cause death but for those with weakened immune systems it could pose a greater threat. 

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