Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Tuesday Memos

The use of chemical weapons in Syria is causing greater damage to surrounding areas than you know. It likens to the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant leak. Truth cannot be hidden.

  US ready to launch Syria strike, says Chuck Hagel   BBC - August 27, 2013
American forces are "ready" to launch strikes on Syria if President Barack Obama chooses to order an attack, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel says.

China hit by 'biggest ever' cyber-attack   BBC - August 27, 2013
China has said it has suffered its "biggest ever" cyber-attack, causing many websites based in the country to go temporarily offline.

  Mexico mudslides and flash flooding kill 14   BBC - August 27, 2013
More than a dozen people have died in eastern Mexico, in landslides triggered by heavy rain caused by tropical depression Fernand.

Darfur peacekeepers missing in Sudan floods   BBC - August 27, 2013
Four peacekeepers are missing in Sudan's Darfur region after being swept away by floods, a UN official has said.

Wildfires in Yosemite and other areas: Local news reported that the smoke is headed toward Reno, NV ... which takes us to Black Rock Desert and Burning Man 2013. Where there's smoke there's fire and none of it is healthy.

On the matter of the YMAs here in Brooklyn Sunday night at Barclays Center ... awesome. Justin Timberlake blew me away. Wish I could have been there. Miley Cyrus went overboard - but she is young and trying to outdo Lady Gaga.

Why twerking is already over   AP - August 27, 2013
The day after the MTV Video Music Awards came with a few more people Googling the phrase: "What is twerking?" For those who are still unclear, twerking is a dance, it's all about the movement of the rump - and it's been around longer than Miley's been alive. It's been called different things at different times, but anyone who saw the video "Rump Shaker," has been to a strip club or has seen the majority of hip-hop videos over the years probably has a good idea of what twerking is.

How Many Work Hours Is Too Many?   Live Science - August 27, 2013
Late nights and early mornings at the office may help your career prospects, but they can hurt you in another way. New research has found a link between overworking and the reduced well-being of workers. Employees who worked more than 50 hours in a week suffered from decreased mental and physical health, the research found.

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-08-perception-marijuana-safe-drug-scientifically.html   PhysOrg - August 27, 2013
The nature of the teenage brain makes users of cannabis amongst this population particularly at risk of developing addictive behaviors and suffering other long-term negative effects.

PTSD: It's not just about war veterans. It applies to anyone who is emotionally disabled after a traumatic incident of any kind - even childhood abuse. Professional help and meds are needed. This runs deep and cannot be easily ignored. Try Yoga, Meditation, exercise and a proper diet to balance brain chemistry.

Bullying: Starts in childhood by children who are emotionally unstable and abused, then continues into adult life. Is someone in your family bullying you? Can't let go? Seek help as your programming to awl away due to guilt is still activated.

Delusions of Grandeur: Believing oneself to always be the best and the only one to solve the problems at hand. Over-exaggerated beliefs in what one can do. Derives from low self esteem issues in childhood or is part of various mental illnesses. Delusions of Grandeur

Nothing makes sense.