Inside the California factory that manufactures 1 million pounds of fake ‘meat’ per month

Inside the California factory that manufactures 1 million pounds of fake 'meat' per month

On the outside, Impossible Foods' new manufacturing plant in Oakland, California, looks like all of the other nondescript warehouses bordering the massive building. But inside, company founder Pat Brown believes a revolution is happening. Brown, a former Stanford biochemist, used his scientific background to create fake "meat" using the active ingredient soy leghemoglobin, which he says makes the burger appealing to meat lovers.

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Police: Toddler shoots 2 other children at Michigan day care

Police: Toddler shoots 2 other children at Michigan day care

Police say a toddler accidentally shot and injured two other children at a home day care facility in suburban Detroit. Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad says a preliminary investigation has revealed the toddler “accessed a handgun and the weapon discharged” about 10:20 a.m. Wednesday. The wounded children both are believed to be 3 years old. They have been hospitalized in critical, but stable condition.

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Philippines House Committee Approves Medical Cannabis Bill

Philippines House Committee Approves Medical Cannabis Bill

Amidst a bloody drug war that has reportedly claimed more than 10,000 casualties, the Philippines have taken a medical marijuana bill one step closer to reality. The House Committee on Health unanimously endorsed the “Philippine Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act” yesterday, after in-depth consultations with patients, healthcare workers, and advocates. The bill was authored by Representative Rodolfo T. Albano III and is designed to legalize and regulate medical marijuana for the Asian island archipelago.

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Substituting Beans for Beef Would Help the U.S. Meet Climate Goals

Substituting Beans for Beef Would Help the U.S. Meet Climate Goals

Ecoanxiety is an emerging condition. Named in 2011, the American Psychological Association recently described it as the dread and helplessness that come with “watching the slow and seemingly irrevocable impacts of climate change unfold, and worrying about the future for oneself, children, and later generations.” It’s not a formal diagnosis. Anxiety is traditionally defined by an outsized stress response to a given stimulus. In this case, the stimulus is real, as are the deleterious effects of stress on the body.

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ABC Wanted to Cancel ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ but Disney Wouldn’t Let Them

ABC Wanted to Cancel ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ but Disney Wouldn’t Let Them

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. fans, you aren’t going to like what follows. Recently Variety shared some behind the scenes information on how things are going over at ABC. Generally, the news was pretty negative. A good chunk of the article details the problems Inhumans has had, but there isn’t much new to share there. What did come out, however, is that Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was in a very precarious situation before it was finally renewed for a fifth season.

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