Morning News Bytes – 1-Jun-2019

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LEDs Have Damaging Health Effects, French Assessment Says

According to the ANSES reports, exposure to intense blue LED light — such as that emitted from newer flashlights and car headlights — is phototoxic and capable of causing diminished sharpness of vision due to irreversible loss of retinal cells. "Warm white LED lighting, however, was found to have weak phototoxicity, which is precisely what you would predict as it has far less blue light.

The First 3D-Printed House in the US was so Successful, 50 More are Being Made

The 3D-printed houses are ideal for low-income families because they are inexpensive to construct, as well as quick to build. To offer perspective, consider that a conventional house may take 4-6 months to build and cost between $300k-$600k. The 3D-printed house, on the other hand, can be constructed for roughly $10,000 and takes just 24 hours to print.

The UN Torture Report on Assange is an Indictment of Our Entire Society

"In 20 years of work with victims of war, violence and political persecution I have never seen a group of democratic States ganging up to deliberately isolate, demonise and abuse a single individual for such a long time and with so little regard for human dignity and the rule of law, Melzer said. "The collective persecution of Julian Assange must end here and now!

NSA Gave Israel Access to All US Citizens' Communications Data, Leaked Documents Show

Using the familiar rationale of "terrorism" to excuse cooperation they knew was illegal, the NSA and ISNU found a workaround using the Office of the Director of National Intelligence that provided the Israelis with all the intel they needed, according to an October 2006 article in the NSA's internal publication.

German blogger and PhD historian alleged to have invented Holocaust family history

Around 240,000 regular readers are said to have had their blog last, but now it's offline. The operator pretended to be a descendant of Jewish Holocaust victims. Now she has been exposed as a fraud.

21 JFK cops who heard a grassy knoll shot

At least two dozen, and perhaps as many as four dozen, of the witnesses to the assassination of President Kennedy in November 1963 thought at least one gunshot came from in front of the presidential motorcade.

Their testimony was ignored or rejected by the Warren Commission and most U.S. news organizations.

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