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sweet misery is a close examination into what many in the medical community have voiced over the last few decades regarding the safety of the artificial sweetener aspartame. is there a connection with aspartame and illness? did the government (including donald rumsfeld) push the approval of the sweetener and suppress key data? this film delves into the fda’s process and the various reports of health risks associated with the widely used sweetener.
. . .the shower gets its name because it appears to originate in the constellation perseus, but the stars have nothing to do with it. meteors are actually fine bits of dust that originate within our solar system. meteor showers occur when the earth passes through the dust belts. the perseid meteor shower is caused by remnants of comet swift-tuttle, which passed close to earth in 1992, but won’t approach closely again until 2125. the shower was particularly abundant in the years surrounding the comet’s last close approach, but enough dust remains behind to give a good show.
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