Archive for May, 2005 : Science on the FringeMay 31st, 2005
Time magazine took notice of the Society of Scientific Exploration and their recent annual meeting in Gainesville, FL. The article lends credence to the theory that journalism in America is dead.
Brittish UFO sightings sparked MoD probeMay 31st, 2005
A SPATE of UFO sightings in Wales prompted a secret Ministry of Defence investigation, newly-released information has revealed.
Stripping Rumsfeld and Bush of ImpunityMay 31st, 2005
Could there some day be justice for American war criminals Bush and gang? The ACLU and Amnesty International are encouraging foreign countries to prosecute Bush, Rumsfeld and others under international laws against war crimes.
Google Gets More EvilMay 31st, 2005
Google claims to do no evil yet hires people who do and creates software that is intrudes deeply into user’s privacy. Their latest hire is a thug named Dan Senor, formerly of the Bush junta and the Carlyle Group.
Outsourcing War CrimesMay 31st, 2005
The NY Times recently published a report claiming that the CIA has expanded its fleet of civilian planes used to transport prisoners for torture and other illegal activity.
World Needs More than Sea Walls to Stop FloodsMay 28th, 2005
Building higher and stronger dykes will not be enough to protect the world’s low-lying areas against rising sea levels and global warming.
US Destroy’s Iraq SchoolsMay 28th, 2005
Under Saddam, Iraq’s education system was the best in the region. It was utterly destroyed by the US and is being replaced with facilities for brain-washing Iraqi children as loyal subjects of the new world order.
UFO sightings sparked MoD probeMay 28th, 2005
A SPATE of UFO sightings in Wales prompted a secret Ministry of Defence investigation, newly-released information has revealed.
US lies About Al Qa’im ChallengedMay 28th, 2005
As with the destruction of Fallujah six months back, U.S. lies over the siege of the Iraqi town Al Qa’im are being challenged now by independent sources.
Priest stops Amazon logging giants in their tracksMay 28th, 2005
A mild-looking, bespectacled is behind an important victory for local people over the logging companies laying waste to large stretches of Amazonia.
Exposed: how cigarette firms target womenMay 28th, 2005
Tobacco companies chemically altered their cigarettes in a deliberate bid to make them more female-friendly and increase smoking rates among women and young girls. Smoking is the single greatest cause of death.
Why ‘mind-reading’ mums are bestMay 28th, 2005
How a mother reads her baby’s emotions may be more important for the child’s development than the family’s social status, researchers say.
US Arms Brutal DictatorshipsMay 28th, 2005
A new report from the World Policy Institute shows that the US routinely gives arms to oppresive and undemocratic regimes.
OH – UFO Sighted In Olmsted Falls SkyMay 27th, 2005
Ohio has the second highest number of reported UFO sightings in the country.
Author accused of defaming IslamMay 27th, 2005
A judge in northern Italy has ordered that Italian author Oriana Fallaci stand trial on charges of public defamation against Islam.
Wind Could Supply 40X More Power Than NeededMay 24th, 2005
In putting together a global and U.S. map, researchers found that wind power could provide 40 times more electricity than is needed worldwide.
Disney park soup leaves bad tasteMay 23rd, 2005
People are asking Hong Kong Disneyland not to serve soup made from shark fins. Millions of sharks are killed each year for nothing more than their fins. As a result, many species are being pushed into extinction to cater to mindless asian tradition.
Chavez considers breaking US tiesMay 23rd, 2005
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he will consider breaking diplomatic ties with the US if it fails to hand over CIA terrorist Posada Carriles. “It is difficult, very difficult, to maintain ties with a government that so shamelessly hides and protects international terrorism,” President Chavez said.
Health Fears Over Secret Study into GM FoodMay 23rd, 2005
Another study shows that rats fed on a diet rich in genetically modified corn developed abnormalities to internal organs and changes to their blood – proof positive that the frankenfood poses a serious danger to human health.
University Greed Rises to New LevelMay 22nd, 2005
47 US universities have endowments exceeding a billion dollars, yet the cost of tuition keeps going up. Some Universities have tens of billions, more money than they could ever spend, yet they still sell out to corporate and elite interests.
Motion SicknessMay 22nd, 2005
The U.S. Congress gave away its powers long ago to corporate interests and the almighty executive branch that every legislator secretly hopes to lead one day, Pentagon thunderbolts in hand. This “degradation of the democratic dogma” has been the work of more than 50 years of bipartisan goonery, but it has now reached its nadir in the festering pit of blood and bile that is the Bush Regime.
Colombia Natives Fears Start of “Dirty War”May 22nd, 2005
The era of US run death squads may be returning to latin america. As before, the targets for torture and murder are peaceful resistors of an oppressive US puppet regime.
Ignacio Chapella Gets Tenure!May 22nd, 2005
Ignacio Chapela is to be granted tenure at the University of California Berkeley after filing suit for wrongful denial of tenure after being fired for questioning the University’s sellout to corporations.
U.S. Faces Questions Over ‘Kidnappings’May 20th, 2005
Pressure is growing on the United States to respond to allegations that it is kidnapping people and sending them to other countries for torture.
The rape of the rainforest… and the man behind itMay 20th, 2005
The single greatest cause of destruction of the Amazon is the growing of soy beans for cattle feed so that the world can have cheap hamburgers.
Darth Vader and the New World OrderMay 18th, 2005
This story deals not only with parallels between Star Wars Episode III and the Iraq invasion, it also details the psychology of government-sponsored terrorism as a tool of empire, and real secret societies like the Order of Death that Darth Vader and the Sith are based on.
Secret US jails hold 10,000May 18th, 2005
Desperate to fuel the fires of hatred to start WW III, the US holds and tortures the people it kidnaps in secret prisons. Those who survive and are released will seek justice in whatever way they can.
Russia Uses Clairvoyants to Prevent Terrorist ActsMay 17th, 2005
While scientists are still ‘publicly’ trying to understand phenomenon of the blind Bulgarian prophet Vanga Dimitrova, Russian military has used similar techniques for their psyops.
It’s Still Chavez’s VenezuelaMay 16th, 2005
Despite strong U.S. opposition, Hugo Chavez continues to gain support in Venezuela and is building stronger ties with other Latin American governments.
The Real Junk ScienceMay 16th, 2005
Climate change denial, as David Bellamy’s claims show, is based on pure hocus pocus.
The Deflation of a SuperpowerMay 16th, 2005
“The battlefield is a great place for liars,” Stonewall Jackson once said on viewing the aftermath of a battle in the American civil war. The same observation is valid today in Iraq.
America is Losing – More Lies About JobsMay 16th, 2005
Careless journalists and commentators are hyping the 274,000 new April payroll jobs as evidence of the health of the US economy. The reality is that most of the jobs are low-paying service positions for Hispanic immigrants.
Tumour Risk For Rural Cell Phone UsersMay 16th, 2005
A new study shows that rural cell phone users are up to 4 times more likely to get brain tumors. This is just one study in a long line of studies that clearly demonstrate the hazards of using a cell phone.
Mongolia boasts a vibrant democracyMay 15th, 2005
Fifteen years after the collapse of communism in Mongolia, a vibrant, feisty democracy has taken root in this remote land, driven by the energy of a young generation fiercely determined to forge an independent identity for their homeland.
Hundreds of boys missing in LondonMay 15th, 2005
London police say hundreds of young boys, nearly all of them African immigrants without documentation, have disappeared from area schools.
Rebuffing Bush, 132 Mayors Embrace Kyoto RulesMay 14th, 2005
Unwilling to play along with monkey-boy george’s environmental death-march, US Mayors are supporting the Kyoto Protocols.
US TV News Pro-IsraelMay 14th, 2005
Those who observe that US media is heavily influenced by Israel have new facts to back up their case.
CIA Behind the Iraqi “Insurgents” & Global Terrorism?May 14th, 2005
It is official US policy to provoke violent acts from the victims of American imperialism and there is even a new agency to carry out such lunacy – Proactive, Preemptive Operations Group (P2OG).
Chiquita’s ChildrenMay 14th, 2005
In the ’70s and ’80s, the banana companies Dole, Del Monte and Chiquita used a carcinogenic pesticide, Nemagon, on bananas in Nicaragua. Today, the men and women who worked on the plantations suffer from incurable illnesses. Their children are deformed. The US companies feign innocence.
Students Energized by Peaceful Art of QigongMay 12th, 2005
In Oregon, Gresham City Hall is offering qigong classes.
US Losing Billions From Tourist BoycottMay 11th, 2005
Is it any wonder that tourists aren’t anxious to visit a rogue nation where basic human rights and international laws are ignored?
US Wages Fall at Fastest Rate in 14 YearsMay 11th, 2005
Inflation rose 3.1 per cent in the year to March but salaries climbed just 2.4 per cent, according to the Employment Cost Index.
Before Star Wars, the CIA Used “The Force”May 10th, 2005
In the Star Wars saga, Jedi warriors use their mental abilities to wield “The Force” in battle. A recent book, Reading the Enemy’s Mind, details how for almost 25 years American intelligence agencies used very similar mental powers to combat enemies both foreign and domestic.
Of Two MindsMay 9th, 2005
The human brain is mysterious — and, in a way, that is a good thing. The less that is known about how the brain works, the more secure the zone of privacy that surrounds the self. But that zone seems to be shrinking.
Vatican officials convicted in ‘electro-smog’ caseMay 9th, 2005
An Italian court has found a Roman Catholic cardinal and a director of Vatican Radio guilty of polluting the atmosphere with powerful electromagnetic waves from a radio transmission station.
New species of mammal found in BorneoMay 9th, 2005
Scientists believe they have found a wholly new species of mammal deep in the heart of one of the richest, least studied and most endangered wildlife areas on earth.
U.S. War Crimes: Legal Case For Military ResistanceMay 9th, 2005
Soldiers who resist participation in war crimes have a legal basis to do so under the US Constitution, UN Charter and the Geneva Convention, yet soldiers are being illegally prosecuted for their legal and morally justified actions.
Rummy’s Mystery Contingency OperationsMay 9th, 2005
The thugs in Washington are giving out hundreds of millions of your tax dollars through classified contracts which have no oversight and are for who-knows-what nefarious purpose.
Hayden’s HeroesMay 9th, 2005
The US National Security Agency was partially dismantled and privatized by the man named as deputy to the new National Intelligence Director John Negroponte.
Animal Rights Activists Step Up Actions in N.Y.May 9th, 2005
Members of the Animal Liberation Front have stepped up their actions against those supporting torture of animals.
Global warming could bring cold to BritainMay 9th, 2005
British researchers have found signs of a slowing of the Gulf Stream caused by global warming that could bring colder weather to much of northern Europe.
Proof Bush Fixed The FactsMay 8th, 2005
A veteran of 27 years in the CIA lays out the facts about how Bush and Blair forced those under them to create bogus ‘intelligence’ to support an agenda to invade Iraq.
Iraqi Women Under US OccupationMay 8th, 2005
The ‘liberation’ of Iraq has meant a step backwards into hell for the women and children.
India bans Monsanto GM cotton seedsMay 7th, 2005
India has barred Monsanto Company and its Indian partners from selling three varieties of genetically modified cotton in a southern Indian state.
Cuba rocks to concert by US bandMay 7th, 2005
Thousands of people have attended the first open-air concert by an American rock band in Communist Cuba.
Amy Goodman’s ‘Empire’May 7th, 2005
How a prospective biochemist became a muckraker and champion of media reform
Real-Life ‘National Treasure’ — in ReverseMay 7th, 2005
The “October Surprise mystery” – did Republicans strike a secret deal with Iran in 1980 to sabotage Jimmy Carter and win the White House for Ronald Reagan? – has similarities to the storyline of the action movie “National Treasure,” only in reverse.
How the FDA Poses a Threat to Public HealthMay 7th, 2005
After failings of the US FDA in the Syngenta Bt10 maize scandal, the science journal Nature points to the extraordinary failings of the FDA to protect human health.
Plant Dr. Quits Job in ProtestMay 7th, 2005
Plant biologist Dr. Martha Crouch quits her job in protest of industrial agriculture.
Ten Lies Your Doctor TellsMay 7th, 2005
Most doctors tell whopping lies to support a corrupt and criminal medical industry. In fact, one of the leading causes of death is medical treatment.
How National ID Card will affect youMay 7th, 2005
Now that the RealID Act has been passed, national ID cards are looming large on the horizon. The Act gives the Dept. of Homeland Security control over state IDs and expansion of a national tracking system.
Apocalypse Soon?May 6th, 2005
Robert McNamara is worried. He knows how close we’ve come. His counsel helped the Kennedy administration avert nuclear catastrophe during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Today, he believes the United States must no longer rely on nuclear weapons as a foreign-policy tool. To do so is immoral, illegal, and dreadfully dangerous.
Do UFOs use eFlux?May 6th, 2005
Defense scientists and engineers all over the world are finding that electromagnetic flux (eFlux) when used appropriately does not only provide effective stealth but also effective armor.
Chinese encounteres with extraterrestrialsMay 6th, 2005
Chinese encounteres with extraterrestrials
Indian and Chinese UFO sightings on the riseMay 6th, 2005
The number of UFO sightings in India and China are on a steady rise since 1998.
Venezuala Urges US to Turn Over TerroristMay 5th, 2005
Venezuala has urged the US to honor extradition accords and release CIA terrorist Luis Posada Carriles. Carriles is accused of blowing up an airliner in 1976 and killing 73 people. He was previously in jail in Venezuala but escaped with US assistance.
Bilderbergers MeetingMay 5th, 2005
The ruling elite are meeting May 5-8 in Germany to plan your future.
Did Chinese discover America?May 5th, 2005
Few history theories stir as much controversy as Gavin Menzies’s idea that a legendary Chinese admiral discovered America, seven decades before European explorer Christopher Columbus.
Planned US-Israeli Attack on IranMay 4th, 2005
Indications are that Israel-US will attack Iran. However, it isn’t about the potential for Nuclear weapons, it is about stealing more oil and gaining access to the best pipeline route from the Caspian Sea to the deep water tankers in the Gulf.
Eyewitness Account of Guantanamo AbuseMay 4th, 2005
Erik Saar who served as an Arabic translator at Guantanamo Bay for six months reveals the widespread and illegal abuse of prisoners there.
Students Occupy Univ. of Hawaii BuildingMay 4th, 2005
A group of students at the University of Hawaii have been occupying the administration building to protest the construction of a Navy Military Research Center on their campus.
Ecuador natives accept eco-tourismMay 4th, 2005
The Achuar have found that they must open up their culture to the outside world in a bid to save it and their forest home.
CSPI Sues Quorn & Whole FoodsMay 4th, 2005
The Center for Science in the Public Interest filed suit against Quorn Foods, the company that makes an allergy-causing fungus-based meat substitute, and natural-foods grocery giant Whole Foods Market, Quorn’s biggest U.S. retailer.
Vegan Diet Lowers CholesterolMay 3rd, 2005
Well balanced vegan diets have twice the cholesterol-lowering power of conventional ‘low-fat’ diets.
Condi Rice’s Dark SideMay 2nd, 2005
Lying appears to quite natural to Rice. She and George Bush proved you can lie to most of the people most of the time and get away with it.
Mind-reading machine knows what you seeMay 2nd, 2005
It is possible to read someone’s mind by remotely measuring their brain activity and extract information from subjects that they are not aware of themselves.
ET IllusionsMay 1st, 2005
Are aliens inside the Earth creating illusions to hide their presence?
Largest Powwow Held in New MexicoMay 1st, 2005
The largest powwow in North America was held this weekend in Albequerque.
Far Off HealingMay 1st, 2005
Science continues to struggle with the notion of ‘mind over matter’ while the evidence keeps piling up for things like distant healing.
Image of Closest PlanetMay 1st, 2005
Astronomers Confirm the First Image of a Planet Outside of Our Solar System.