FIGHTING THE FAKE NEWS SCOURGE, SWEET REUNION AFTER 10 YEARS, BABY SURPRISE


Cool Conversations
With George Froehlich
Thursday, February 8, 2018


Good morning:

The world is full of strange people. Imagine my surprise when I read this morning that Bermuda undertook a world first by revoking something it had enacted only last year.
And here is something else that threw me for a bit of a loop. It’s all about Fido and that guilty look when he has done something wrong.

George Froehlich
Editor
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FAKE NEWS IS RAMPANT – COMPANIES ARE FIGHTING IT NOW

THE STORY

Fake news is rampant these days. It is becoming increasingly difficult to often tell the fake from the real. But there are ways to spot fake news.

THE SETTING

There are companies that specialize in fake news and one was run by a few teenagers, who made a fortune peddling fake news.
But now companies with the power to do something about are finally stepping up to the plate.
They are doing it out of fear – fear that governments will step in and try to control how they operate their businesses.
The ones most affected by fake news are Google, Facebook and Twitter.

WHAT IT MEANS

Google wants to develop a plan whereby when you search using Google that the search engine can tell whether it’s fake or real news.

TWO NDP GOVERNMENT’S – ALBERTA AND B.C. ENGAGING IN A TIT-FOR-TAT POLITICAL FIGHT

It does not happen often with NDP governments that they fight each other publicly and retaliate against each other.
And their tiff puts a major pipeline project at risk.

OTTAWA WILL BAN CAPTURE OF DOLPHINS AND WHALES

Public pressure has been on for years to ban the capture of certain mammals.
And now Ottawa is taking action.

GERBER SPOKESBABY CHOSEN AND WHAT A SURPRISE

The competition was stiff – parents submitted 140,000 baby pictures.

Their hope?

That their baby would become the spokesbaby for Gerber, a company that makes baby food.

And when the winner was announced it was a surprise.


SWEET REUNION AFTER 10 YEARS

Her owners listed her as being dead.

But then the unimaginable happened after 10 years.

Read more.


SOME SURPRISES – THE WORLD’S MOST NUTRITIOUS FOODS

The scientists were super busy.
They tested more than 1,000 raw foods.
And then they came up with a list of the most nutritious foods.

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