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Category Archives: Richard’s corner

Deep Vein Thrombosis, warning signs and things you should do

As we get older, especially beyond the age of 60, there is one more possible ailment that you should be aware of.  This is particularly true if one sits for long periods of time. Most of us think that DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) is just a condition that can strike only during long plane flights. […]

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Reasons the Modern Farmer Sprays Herbicides

On August 24, Seagate posted a blog article regarding the new Monsanto herbicide-resistent genetically modified (GMO) soybean seed called Xtend.  It is able to make soy resist dying from being sprayed with the weed-killer Dicamba.  A number of (very angry) farmers, we call the middle-America 4-H club GMO folks, took issue with the article. We […]

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Big Pharma suing to block importation of EPA (derived from fish oil)

In a novel approach by “Big Pharma”, drug company Amarin filed a lawsuit with the U.S. International Trade Commission to block the importation of products that contain a concentrated version of EPA, the component most commonly found in fish oil which may alleviate joint inflammation and reduce tryglycerides. This lawsuit does not ban natural fish […]

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Another Monsanto chemical – it probably cannot be controlled

Monsanto, our nation’s favorite GMO seed, pesticide and herbicide producer plus GMO seeds impregnated with pesticides but able to resist their own chemicals, and producer of such notable chemical agents like Agent Orange, Roundup, and glyphosphate from their pesticides ….. has come up with a new chemicallly-resistant soybean seed called Xtend which resists their herbicide […]

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New Olive Oil Machinery Operational at Seagate

Seagate’s new olive oil plant that was fabricated in Italy was installed this year in Baja California, and became fully operational. The machinery is mostly automated, requiring just one operator and a helper to maintain the flow. Jose along with his helpers are seen below installing the receiver, the first stage of the machine which […]

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Night-diving with eels

Seagate World is a site where we sometimes review unusual items of interest that are a part of Seagate’s world.  Today we are focusing on a video taken off the Cayman Islands by Richard.  One of his favorite topics is worms (eels & snakes).  This fellow below is a Golden Spotted Snake Eel.  He likes […]

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Flushing Toilets – spreading germs

When you flush your toilet, even the modern low-flush models that use a gallon or less per flush, you will aerosolize the water particles along with sewage and potentially infectious bacteria and viruses contained in the water, into microscopic mist that can travel 6 or more feet from the toilet bowl.  There are interesting videos […]

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Angioplasty – do you really need one?

Angioplasties (stents) have saved hundreds of thousands of lives and have become a part of conventional or perhaps fashionable medical treatment. However, we are also a country where doctors over-prescribe to patients who demand excessive treatment. “A match made in heaven”, which unfortunately is where a lot of us end up, hopefully, but not too […]

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Olive Leaf Nasal &Throat Sprays

Seagate has been producing and selling Olive Leaf Extract since 1997.  Initial customer feedback along with results from our own in-house testing and personal use indicated that this product had amazing properties for helping people stay healthy. In 2002 we decided to produce a  nasal spray and a throat spray using Olive Leaf Extract as […]

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Fertilizing with fish in your home garden

Everyone wants to have an attractive garden with lots of flowers, reduced dependency on water, and if space permits … some home-grown vegetables. The garden at Richard’s house is a combination of fruit trees, roses, and vegetables. Due to the water shortage (which is now debatable as a result of the rainy winter), we typically […]

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