Archive for January, 2006 : SuitSatJanuary 28th, 2006
One of the strangest satellites in the history of the space age is about to go into orbit. Launch date: Feb. 3rd.
Malaysia looking for ‘Bigfoot’January 27th, 2006
Malaysia has appointed a team of scientists to hunt for a “Bigfoot” beast after the reported sighting of three giant human-like creatures.
Calls for Ban on Terminator TechnologyJanuary 26th, 2006
Large agro-chemical criminals want to completely control the supply of food and are pushing geneticially engineered crops and even trees that cannot produce fertile seeds – forcing growers to new buy seeds every year.
Cold War to Cold WeatherJanuary 26th, 2006
It is reported that Russia is converting its old cold war bunkers into dooms-day bunkers to prepare not for nuclear war but for global warming and other events.
Insecticides Increase Leukemia RiskJanuary 26th, 2006
CHILDREN frequently exposed to household insecticides used on plants, lawns and in head lice shampoos run double the risk of developing childhood leukaemia.
$119M for Hydrogen Fuel Cell VehiclesJanuary 26th, 2006
The US govt. has announced $119 million in funding for the further development of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Given its history and the influence of oil companies, the US govt. is not likely to support immediate solutions such as methane, natural gas, or encourage increased fuel efficiency from existing technologies.
Internet Users Thinking Twice Before a SearchJanuary 26th, 2006
Everytime you do an Internet search on a major search engine the search words and your IP address are recorded. This information can be given to US govt. agencies to use against you.
Used Cooking Oil Heats RestaurantJanuary 26th, 2006
The owner of Deluxe Town Diner found he could slash his fuel bill for heating and hot water to $0 by using the used cooking oil from his restaurant and a couple of others.
Is There Life After Death?January 26th, 2006
Top cardiologist to talk at London conference about Near Death Experiences (NDEs). He claims to have proven the existence of life after death in scientific trial.
Mex Military Supports Drug RunnersJanuary 25th, 2006
Mexico’s corrupt military actively supports and protects drug lords. What else is new?
2005 Was Warmest Year on RecordJanuary 25th, 2006
NASA claims that 2005 was the warmest year on record.
Natural Food, Unnatural PricesJanuary 25th, 2006
Eating healthy food shouldn’t cost a fortune.
Jimmy Carter recalls UFO sighting in GQ interviewJanuary 24th, 2006
Former President Jimmy Carter told GQ magazine for a January article that he saw a UFO in 1969 in southwest Georgia.
Campaign to justify domestic spying intensifiesJanuary 24th, 2006
The White House has intensified their campaign to convince the public that warantless spying on citizens is justified.
Bush’s plan to test pesticide on humansJanuary 24th, 2006
Key Democrats have denounced a Bush Administration plan to promote pesticide experimentation upon humans.
Bio-Electromagnetic WeaponsJanuary 24th, 2006
The US is using microwave weapons in Iraq they call “active denial technology”. The weapons will cause widespread cancer among all civilians within its path. The devices are also being used for mass mind control.
The New FascismJanuary 17th, 2006
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. – Abraham Lincoln
Evo Morales and the ZapatistasJanuary 17th, 2006
Latin America’s estimated 60,000,000 indigenous peoples are on the move from Tijuana to Tierra del Fuego, but in dramatically distinct directions
Iran Issues Stark Warning on Oil PriceJanuary 17th, 2006
At the very least, the Israeli-US threats against Iran will raise oil prices and balloon already insanely high oil company and further enrich the ruling elite at the expense of everyone else.
War Machine Steals Children’s PrivacyJanuary 17th, 2006
Parents cannot remove their children’s names from a Pentagon database that includes highly personal information used by military recruiters. Schools are required to give the info. to the military. Another good reason to home-school.
Michelle Bachelet Chile’s First Female PresidentJanuary 15th, 2006
Chile has elected Michelle Bachelet, its first female President, in a successful run-off election. Democracy is now bringing hope to an entire continent, after more than 500 years of oppression.
School Offers Healthy LunchesJanuary 15th, 2006
Students in Logan, California have finally convinced their school that some students really want to eat healthy food and that the school should allow them to.
We could each be Dr. KingJanuary 15th, 2006
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., would be 77 on Sunday. We owe it to him to pick up his work and continue where he left off.
Terminator to Kill an Old ManJanuary 15th, 2006
Schwarzenegger has refused clemency to a 75 year old blind and deaf man who is scheduled to be murdered on Tuesday.
Huge Democracy Demonstration in NepalJanuary 14th, 2006
Tens of thousands of people have attended a pro-democracy rally in the southern Nepalese town of Janakpur.
Taiwan Breeds Green-Glowing PigsJanuary 14th, 2006
Scientists running amuck in Taiwan say they have bred three pigs that “glow in the dark”.
Stardust Capsule Set for Blazing ReturnJanuary 14th, 2006
A capsule containing a teaspoonful of dust snatched from around a comet is set to return to Earth in a fireball that is expected to be visible from parts of the American northwest as a streak of light in the sky.
Whole Foods Switches to Renewable EnergyJanuary 14th, 2006
Whole Foods Market, the American health food giant has become the first major US company to convert all of its energy to green sources.
Organic Valley Launches “Generation Organic”January 14th, 2006
Organic Valley Family of Farms, America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers, has introduced a campaign designed to bring new farmers into organic agriculture.
It Pays to Buy OrganicJanuary 14th, 2006
More people are waking up to the fact that eating pesticide laden food isn’t wise and are choosing organic food.
Chavez Influence GrowingJanuary 14th, 2006
The economic reforms and nationalist policies being advanced by Hugo Chavez, the populist president of Venezuela, are liberating Latin American nations from the suffocating grip of the international financial oligarchy.
The SUV in the PantryJanuary 14th, 2006
It takes about 10 fossil fuel calories to produce each food calorie in the average American diet. That means that over 20,000 calories are expended each day to feed each person. Buying organic food and being vegetarian greatly reduces your energy load on the planet.
Scores Arrested After Thai RallyJanuary 14th, 2006
Many Thais have had enough of govt. corruption and oppression and are starting to stand up to the thugs in power.
Walgreens to Harness Power of SunJanuary 14th, 2006
Drugstore chain commits to the country’s most extensive solar project, installing panels on more than 100 stores and two distribution centers.
Spain defies US on Venezuela dealJanuary 14th, 2006
Spain has said it will go ahead with the sale of 12 planes to Venezuela despite US objections.
Officials snub the Guardian AngelsJanuary 14th, 2006
The Guardian Angels are now patrolling violent sections of Toronto against the wishes of local cops but with the full support of residents.
China Map Lays Claim to AmericasJanuary 14th, 2006
A map to be unveiled in Beijing and London next week may provide further evidence that a Chinese admiral visited America well before Christopher Columbus.
US Economist Questions Iraq CostsJanuary 14th, 2006
A Nobel prize-winning economist has said the US war on the people of Iraq could cost the US taxpayers up to $2 Trillion.
The Internet Is BrokenJanuary 12th, 2006
The Net’s basic flaws cost firms billions, impede innovation, and threaten national security. It’s time for a clean-slate approach, says MIT’s David D. Clark.
Dream Farm Conference = Vital SolutionsJanuary 12th, 2006
Current industrial farming methods are simply not sustainable and the amount of usable farm land is decreasing rapidly. As demand for oil continues to skyrocket and the supply decreases an energy and food crisis is inevitable.
GMO Trials in India: Illegal and UnscientificJanuary 12th, 2006
Field trials of genetically engineered in India are illegal, unscientific, unsafe and totally unwise.
Un-Spinning the Spin Masters on GE FoodJanuary 12th, 2006
Author of the best selling book “Seeds of Deception” Jeffrey Smith rsponds to a biotech proponent’s accusations and spin.
Death of an American HeroJanuary 12th, 2006
“Hero” is one of the most abused words in the English language, often applied to people who simply face some danger or who do well in sports or business. But the word really should be reserved for someone who – in the face of danger – does the right thing.
NSA Spied on Baltimore Peace GroupJanuary 11th, 2006
The NSA Spied on Baltimore Peace Group and they’ve got the documents to prove it.
IRS Rips off the PoorJanuary 11th, 2006
The Internal Revenue Service, a rogue agency with questionable legal authority, has been withholding tax refunds from the poorest Americans for no good reason.
High Tech in Ancient ArchitectureJanuary 10th, 2006
Ancient structures demonstrate skill well beyond the supposed technology of the time and in some cases surpasses current technology.
Cindy Sheehan’s Irish InterviewJanuary 10th, 2006
Cindy Sheehan is interviewed in Ireland by Ronan Sheehan.
Who’s watching the Franken-crops?January 10th, 2006
The watchdog group Center for Food Safety has questioned the corrupt USDA’s oversight of tests of genetically altered crops. Facts show that there is no real oversight and there isn’t likely to be.
Posada Case Unveils US PolicyJanuary 9th, 2006
The US government is about to totally ruin its anti-terrorist facade by the imminent release of its terrorist Luis Posada Carriles.
Electric HurricanesJanuary 9th, 2006
Three of the most powerful hurricanes of 2005 were filled with mysterious lightning.
Bolivia seeks Chinese investmentJanuary 9th, 2006
While on a visit to Beijing, Bolivia’s President-elect, Evo Morales, has invited China to help develop his country’s energy sector.
Violent Games ‘Affect Behaviour’January 9th, 2006
Surprise! Violent computer games may make people more likely to act aggressively, a study says.
Frito-Lay Target of Olestra LawsuitJanuary 7th, 2006
Frito-Lay is being sued over its unlabeled use of the Franken-Fat Olestra in its products. Olestra causes stomach cramps and diarrhea and is secretly added to some food labeled as light, low-fat, diet, etc..
Microsoft Suppresses Human RightsJanuary 7th, 2006
Microsoft has again demonstrated its eagerness to suppress human rights when it shut down the blog of a Chinese democracy supporter Zhao, another good reason to boycott all Microsoft products.
Cambodia Takes Nonprofit Path to Health CareJanuary 7th, 2006
Cambodia has a thriving, honestly run network of clinics and hospitals that is a human marvel, managed not by the government but by a nonprofit group it has hired to run entire public health districts.
DNA Offers Insight Concerning Cat EvolutionJanuary 7th, 2006
Researchers believe they have gained greater insight into the evolution of cats by showing how they migrated to new continents and developed new species as sea levels rose and fell.
Overpopulation is the Main ThreatJanuary 7th, 2006
Finally, someone is willing to point out the obvious – climate change and global pollution cannot be adequately tackled without addressing the neglected issue of the world’s exploding population.
Outlawing Fishing Would Help Save Coral ReefsJanuary 7th, 2006
Marine biologists may have found a simple way of preserving tropical coral reefs that are threatened by pollution and climate change – ban fishing.
Trawling Endangers Deep-Sea SpeciesJanuary 7th, 2006
If you need another reason to stop eating sea-creatures, this is it – the fishing industry is destroying the Ocean and every bite you take of ‘seafood’ pays for the destruction of the seas.
Can Humans Hibernate?January 7th, 2006
In a new take on hibernation, biologists now believe that mammals are not the only ones who use the winter months to store up energy. Birds, and even humans, may have the capacity to switch to standby mode.
The Global Spread of GMO CropsJanuary 7th, 2006
The heinous crime of Monsanto and other evil corporations to contaminate the world’s food supply is proceeding as planned.
On the Road with the ZapatistasJanuary 7th, 2006
The infamous guerrilla commander, Subcomandante Marcos, a kind of postmodern Che Guevara with a flair for the theatrical, is on the road and unarmed.
Women, Islam, and the New IraqJanuary 7th, 2006
The American sponsored Iraqi Islamic constitution is a great leap backwards for all Iraqis, especially women. Even the globalists think so.
Peace Promotor Cindy CheeredJanuary 6th, 2006
Peace Mom Cindy Sheehan urged a standing-room-only crowd to unite to stop the war in Iraq, impeach Bush and “see justice” for those killed since the war started in 2003.
The Quiet Death of FreedomJanuary 6th, 2006
The dark conspiracy spearheaded by the US & Britain to create a perpetual state of war to implement a corporate police-state is working, so far.
Population size ‘green priority’January 5th, 2006
Solving the Earth’s environmental problems means addressing the size of its human population.
Prescribing poetry in NigeriaJanuary 5th, 2006
“Living in Nigeria is hell,” says one of the characters in a new short story by Nigerian writer Tolu Ogunlesi.
Mexicans Learn to Read Courtesy of CubaJanuary 5th, 2006
An effective literacy program developed and administered by Cubans is being used in Mexico and several other countries.
US-Israel to Launch Nukes on Iran?January 4th, 2006
The propoganda machine is busy churning out info. that the US will be launching an attack against Iran in the Spring, this time it might be right.
Last Chance to Prevent WW IIIJanuary 4th, 2006
If the US uses nuclear weapons on Iran it could very well ignite WW III and destroy the USA. Do what you can to stop it now.
‘Irving? Let the guy go home’January 4th, 2006
British historian Prof. David Irving sits in an Austrian jail for the high crime of questioning ‘official’ holocaust history.
Women Advance in Tanzania CabinetJanuary 4th, 2006
The profile of women in Tanzania’s new cabinet has received a boost under President Jakaya Kikwete – who won 80% of the votes in December’s elections.
Mexico welcomes Zapatistas’ tourJanuary 4th, 2006
Mexico’s government has welcomed a nationwide political tour by the Zapatista rebel movement, saying it will boost the county’s democracy.
Rich Man, Poor Man: Hungry Kids in AmericaJanuary 4th, 2006
Nearly 13% of Americans live in poverty and 17% of American children are poor while the rich keep getting richer.
Cat Called 911 to Help OwnerJanuary 2nd, 2006
A cat somehow dialed 911 to summon help for its owner.
Soldiers Trying to Get Out of ArmyJanuary 2nd, 2006
Increasing numbers of men and women in uniform are seeking honorable discharges as conscientious objectors. Others are suing the military, claiming their obligation has been wrongfully extended. Many have simply deserted, refusing to appear for duty.
UFO Disclosure Advocates Persistent but NaiveJanuary 1st, 2006
Well meaning but perhaps naive, Alfred Lambremont Webre, of the Institute for Cooperation in Space is petitioning the United Nations to establish a United Nations “Decade of Contact”. What he may not realize is that there is a reason for the UFO coverup.
Mt. St. Helens’ Lava Confounds ScientistsJanuary 1st, 2006
Fifteen months after Mount St. Helens reawakened, the volcano is continuing to release massive amounts of lava in an unusual geologic display that has scientists scratching their heads.
Ocean Killers WorriedJanuary 1st, 2006
The Canadian government is teaming up with bottom trawling outlaws to combat a potential UN ban on the devastating practice for fear that it might lead to regulation of the practice within Canada.