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What's your favorite kind of cheese?

http://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/food-drink/cheese-triggers-the-same-part-of-brain-as-hard-drugs-study-finds-a6707011.html?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Mentallfloss&utm_campaign=Mentallfloss

Cheese contains a chemical found in addictive drugs, scientists have found.

The team behind the study set out to pin-point why certain foods are more addictive than others.

Using the Yale Food Addiction Scale, designed to measure a person’s dependence on, scientists found that cheese is particularly potent because it contains casein.

The substance, which is present in all dairy products, can trigger the brain’s opioid receptors which are linked to addiction....

The White Helmets

In Aleppo, the most important thing to remember is that all life is precious. The White Helmets search for survivors among the wreckage as bombs continue to fall. These ordinary men are extraordinary heroes.

Where's the Love?

New release of a powerful message.

Live video of Hurricane Hermine. Cedar Key, FL

http://hurricanetrack.com/cam2.html

Florida Voters Pass Amendment 4; Tax Breaks For Solar Energy

Source: CBS

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Voters in Florida have approved a constitutional amendment that’ll provide property tax breaks for people who install solar panels on their homes.

Amendment 4 was placed on the ballot by a unanimous vote in both chambers of the Legislature. The increased value to a home from the installation of solar panels or other renewable energy devices can’t be considered when assessing homes to determine property taxes.

The amendment also removes Florida’s “tangible personal property tax,” which taxes solar equipment installed on properties. Without it, leasing solar systems will be a more profitable business in Florida. Right now, despite abundant sunshine, Florida lags nationally in solar power production. Solar arrays are getting cheaper but are still costly, so providing more access to leasing for all property owners will increase the sun power generated in the state.

Environmentalists and business interests supported the measure....



Read more: http://miami.cbslocal.com/2016/08/30/amendment-4-would-make-solar-cheaper-for-property-owners-2/



A good start.

Trump Glasses

Beauty, joy and sorrow

Share your favorite melodies.

Donald Trump is an enemy of the United States of America.

Period.

Thank you Cory Booker.

This is the best speech I have ever heard. You speak for us!

Debbie Wasserman Schultz...at Florida delegate breakfast

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