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Dorothee
Germany

Tropical Rainforest of Brazil (Thanks To Wiki People Are Allowed To Use This Photo For Any Purpose!)

Tropical Rainforest of Brazil (Thanks To Wiki People Are Allowed To Use This Photo For Any Purpose!)

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May 2, 2010
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| 10:11 AM Sep 16 2018

Dorothee

Germany

Well, Brazil is known for its coffee-production and this episode of the German TV-show ‘SONNENSEITE’ was about the negative results of drinking too much coffee:
You have trouble falling asleep at night and are very tired in the morning.
You often feel anxious as coffee stimulates your nervous system and makes your pulse go faster. If you stop drinking coffee, these symptoms will be even worse at first as the body needs some time to go on without coffee – similar to when you try to get away from cigars or alcohol.
Coffee stimulates your gastric acids which can cause some pain in the stomach.
You lose a lot of fluid and important nutrients as coffee is a laxative.
You don’t get enough oxygen by breathing as your pulse becomes irregular and you breathe too fast.
You get a headache as coffee reduces the supply of blood for your brain. If for some reason you don’t get your coffee, you get an even worse headache as without the coffee the blood supply for your brain may increase.
5 or 6 hours after your last cup of coffee you will start feeling very tired, stressed and can be annoyed easily.

| 05:07 PM Sep 01 2018

Dorothee

Germany

The documentary movie ‘Starbucks Unfiltered – The Bitter Truth Behind Success’ aired on the Franco-German TV-channel ‘arte’ this Tuesday. They say that the many people believing that since Starbucks coffee is very expensive in most countries it must be environmentally-friendly and fair-trade are wrong!
Fact is that each year about 8.000 trees from forests get logged just to produce the cubs ‘Starbucks’ uses. That these areas are also used by the people living there doesn’t matter. Plus these cubs can’t even be recycled due to also containing plastic. They may have a discount for all customers who bring along their own mug, but say they can’t do some proper advertisement for these.
Also the people working on coffee-plantations for ‘Starbucks’ don’t receive enough to get by without difficulties.

| 08:31 PM Jul 08 2018

Dorothee

Germany

One of the latest episodes of the informative German TV-show ‘SONNENSEITE’ says that consuming less palm oil, corn, meat and sugar actually would slow down your aging process.
Palm oil and corn both are grown in the rainforest, while sugar and corn often are produced by having children work on these plantations.

| 10:56 AM Jul 07 2018

Dorothee

Germany

The German newspaper ‘Agrar Heute’ says that Germany’s farmers now will receive a tax refund of 45 cents per liter – if they use biofuels in agricultural machinery. The EU Commission agreed on this for the sake of the rainforest and the natives living there. After all biofuel probably is the only fuel you can be sure of does not come from the rainforest.

| 09:53 AM Jun 26 2018

WobblyJoe

United States

Unable to deliver isn’t the same. They have a stamp they mark the mail with (Undeliverable) and return to sender.
As for it not being delivered…. One guy had his whole house full of undelivered mail!
It’s a crime for which he was jailed and also they fired him. Every few years there’s a story about it happening someplace, usually not that extreme.
I guess you’re right though, ads are 3rd class mail, and they don’t have to return 3rd class to sender, they just throw it away if they can’t deliver it to an address.
I guess maybe they could do that here too if there’s a sticker on the box. They’d have to change the law a little though.
I bet the merchants would fight it.
Junk mail is about all I get anymore.
Something to think about.

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