#MorningMonarchy: December 14, 2016


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Little earthquakes, origins of happiness and cognitive deficits + this day in history w/Sandy Hook and our song of the day by Japandroids on your Morning Monarchy for December 14, 2016.

Notes/Links:

This just in: Monsanto Shareholders Approve a $66 Billion Acquisition By Bayer
http://fortune.com/2016/12/13/monsanto-shareholders-bayer-aquisition/

Roughly 120 small quakes rattle Mount St. Helens
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/808743337851289601

CNN in May 2016: Swarm of earthquakes strike Mount St. Helens (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z85aBhVr7Lo

Fukushima radiation reaches Oregon shores… again ⚡️💦
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/807042738294095873

Fukushima fallout reaches America’s shores (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DDHLzzclNQ

Tribal nations, environmentalists gear up for big pipeline battle in Pacific Northwest
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/807084008811032576

Bury the sin of war: US to build $1.6B East Idaho facility for warships’ nuclear waste
https://twitter.com/CY_Media/status/807475284261896193

New Idaho Facility Will Host Nuclear Waste (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Idy–3MRqF4

Update: Pendleton Convention Center lead report spurs further testing
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/806970874595135488

London School of Econ & the OECD present research that being poor is awesome
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/808338796160786432

“Relationships and good health the key to happiness, not income”
http://www.lse.ac.uk/newsAndMedia/news/archives/2016/12/Relationships-and-happiness.aspx

Should Society Pay Closer Attention To Happiness, Mental Health? (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTkwOtFqTKA

Petal Power: Why Is Gardening So Good For Our Mental Health?
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/worry-and-panic/201505/petal-power-why-is-gardening-so-good-our-mental-health

Serious scrutiny needed as EPA seeks input on cancer ties to Monsanto herbicide glyphosate
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/808383557131378688

Cuba’s organic honey exports create buzz as bees die off elsewhere due to pesticides
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/806604640112386048

Um… @McDonalds methinks you need help with your graphics
https://twitter.com/CY_Media/status/808511897607741444

Drinking, drug use largely down among U.S. teens in 2016
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/808651957250310146

Women may be more likely to show cognitive deficits after frequent cannabis use
https://twitter.com/benjaminseagram/status/807353693410643969

Antwerp overtakes London as cocaine capital of Europe
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/809010450172026880

EPA Study On Fracking Vindicates Environmental Groups
https://twitter.com/Qainiratha/status/808995464674676736

#ThisDayInHistory: #December14 w/”MixedUp Confusion,” “Crimson & Clover,” #SaturdayNightFever, Dangerous, #SandyHook + #SpikeJones, #ClarkTerry, #CharlieRich, #JohnLurie, @MickPuck, @Beth_Orton birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/809099394259615744

Flashback: Alleged liquid bomb plot credibility crumbles (Dec. 14, 2006)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2006/12/alleged-liquid-bomb-plot-credibility/

Flashback: Gates unlikely to rein in Pentagon on intelligence (Dec. 14, 2006)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2006/12/gates-unlikely-to-rein-in-pentagon-on/

Flashback: Senator’s stroke could halt Democratic takeover (Dec. 14, 2006)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2006/12/senators-stroke-could-halt-democratic/

#PumpUpThaVolume: Japandroids – “Near to the Wild Heart of Life” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/808949549179883520

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