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Here are 14 of the Best, Worst, and Craziest Things to Happen in 2016

Erika Haas,  2016 has been, well, interesting. The world lost some of the biggest names in music, acting, literature and politics; Britain reached its breaking point – and apparently so did America; dozens were killed in terror attacks across the globe; the Cubs got their miracle; and then there were those creepy clowns. Here’s a

Pesticide Control, Psych Drug Control Is Gun Control

by Tracy Turner Caveat, this is not a medical advice nor a gun-control article. This “List of 45 Mass Murders and Pharma Drugs they were on” is an excellent read, but merely a drop in the bucket compared to other psych-med-violence lists and databases. According to Yahoo Answers: “It is now 1 in 100 in the US

New Study: Plain cigarette packs spur more quitline calls

 Drab olive cigarette packs bearing a prominent quit-smoking helpline number, introduced more than a year ago in Australia, had a sizeable and sustained effect on interest in quitting, researchers say. Just one of many controls imposed on cigarette marketing and sales over the past decade in that country, the plain packaging was linked to a

Christians persecuted by Islamists, says Prince Charles

Christians in parts of the Middle East are being deliberately targeted by Islamist militants in a campaign of persecution, Prince Charles has said. The Prince of Wales made his comments after visiting the British branches of churches based in the region. The prince heard accounts of Christians being murdered and families forced from their homes.