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The Industry of the Future?

It’s been 10 year in the waiting…the introduction of the first genetically engineered animal for human consumption.  AquaBounty Technologies, based out of Waltham, MA, submitted an application for approval to the FDA, which is going to be kept confidential.  Lack of transparency speaks for itself, don’t you think?  Why not show it to the public instead of not allowing our input and scrutiny?  We are, afterall, the people who will be consuming this (unlabeled) product. Read more…


One of These Things Is Not Like the Other.

Greasy Grub + Common Sense = Unlikely Duo

Ok, seriously – it’s not even a joke.  Is this creepy to anyone else?  I’m not sure if it’s macabre, lamentable, or just the familiar sordid standard. 


Read the Writing On the Wall

“A baited banker thus desponds,
From his own hand foresees his fall,
They have his soul, who have his bonds;
‘Tis like the writing on the wall.”

~Jonathan Swift
Things to Do in Queens

Is it art when it improves your neighborhoods surroundings, or vandalism because it was done without permission? Read more…

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