Archive for March, 2010 : Elderly Patients Being Executed with Medicines in UK HospitalsMarch 31st, 2010
Concern is growing that the United Kingdom’s Liverpool Care Pathway, intended to ease the comfort of patients whose death is inevitable, is being misused to railroad elderly patients onto a path toward early death.
Brits Digital Economy Bill Could Block WebsitesMarch 31st, 2010
Fascism marches on – the UK Government has reintroduced measures would allow politicians to block web sites with no democratic process.
Pharma Planning to Dump Experimental and Controversial Vaccines in Public SchoolsMarch 31st, 2010
Pharmaceutical companies are now holding the bag, as millions of doses of the vaccine are rotting on shelves or being discarded as hazardous waste. Or are they?
Dead Babies Wash Up on Chinese BeachMarch 31st, 2010
Two mortuary workers were detained and two senior hospital staff were sacked in eastern China after the bodies of at least 21 infants and foetuses were found in a river.
Widespread Use of Antibiotics in 1960s Produced SuperbugsMarch 31st, 2010
A study found out that antibiotic-resistant superbugs, also known as methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), was caused by the widespread use of synthetic antibiotic drugs which began in the 1960s.
Researchers Discover Papaya is Effective Against Breast, Pancreas and Other CancersMarch 31st, 2010
Originally native to southern Mexico and now cultivated in many tropical countries, the papaya plant has been touted by traditional healers for centuries as a source of powerful medicine.
Transforming Sewage Waste to Biofuel with the Q MicrobeMarch 31st, 2010
A microbe has been found that can break down anything that contains cellulose and turn it into ethanol.
Mind Over Matter? How Your Body Does Your ThinkingMarch 31st, 2010
Our ability to think has long been considered central to what makes us human. Now research suggests that our bodies and their relationship with the environment govern even our most abstract thoughts.
How Bad For Nature Can One Thrown Plastic Bottle Be?March 31st, 2010
Wishing to dispose of the empty plastic container, and failing to spot a recycling bin nearby, an estimated 30 million Americans asked themselves how bad throwing away a single bottle of water could really be.
Taxing Soda Provides a Win-Win SolutionMarch 31st, 2010
Lawmakers in New York State are debating whether or not to introduce a tax on sugary soft drinks. Now that’s a great idea that kills two birds with one stone.
Killing Off the FuneralMarch 31st, 2010
Many industries are still kicking around intact despite generations of rapid evolution. Look at the funeral business for example. Leslie Bradford says we should have murdered it off twenty years ago.
Are Venus and Earth In a Long-Distance Relationship?March 30th, 2010
The heart of Venus may belong to Earth. Our planet could be tugging on the core of Venus, exerting control over its spin.
Is Eating Organic Foods Worth It?March 29th, 2010
People who are trying to embrace the natural lifestyle that includes eating organic foods comment that it’s too darned expensive. Sure, one can find ways to save and still commit to natural products.
The Skinny on Green Tea (Herbal Supplements)March 29th, 2010
In the U.S., herbal supplements are regulated as foods, not drugs , which means they don’t undergo the same types of rigorous testing and medical trials such as a prescription-based asthma drug/pharmaceutical.
Holding the Edge: The Yoga of EatingMarch 29th, 2010
The phrase “holding the edge” refers to a key concept in yoga where one either retracts or adapts to the pain during a difficult and painful posture. This concept of holding the edge applies to most other areas of our lives, even our food lives.
5 Foods Every Woman Should Eat More OfMarch 29th, 2010
For busy women of all ages, five foods boast high scores in essential nutrients — iron, calcium, magnesium, vitamin K, folate, vitamin D, and omega-3 fatty acids, in particular.
Five Happiness Boosters That Do More Harm Than GoodMarch 29th, 2010
Everyone has a few tricks for beating the blues—things you do when you’re feeling down to try to boost your mood. It turns out, however, that several of the most popular strategies don’t actually work very well in the long-term.
The Death of the American LawnMarch 29th, 2010
A garden expert discusses the American lawn culture, and why it desperately needs to change.
Healthy Immune Systems Through DirtMarch 29th, 2010
Over the past several decades, parents have done so much to keep their children clean and free of germs whether just the garden type or the virulent strains of flu viruses, unknowingly fueling an industry eager to feed on these fears.
Toilets Can Change Our LivesMarch 28th, 2010
While scientists may regard penicillin or vaccinations as the greatest medical breakthroughs of all, Jack Sim claims toilets have done more for our health.
Garbage Boy Beats the Odds at Haiti Slum HospitalMarch 28th, 2010
Erod holds onto the bars of his cot and smiles, oblivious to his own amazing survival story 10 weeks after being left to die in a mound of stinking garbage following Haiti’s earthquake.
Anti-Chavez TV Channel Owner Arrested in VenezuelaMarch 25th, 2010
The owner of Venezuela’s only remaining TV channel that takes a critical line against President Hugo Chavez was arrested Thursday, raising concerns the government is pursuing a widening crackdown to silence opponents.
Neptune May Have Eaten a Super Earth and Stolen its MoonMarch 25th, 2010
Neptune may have polished off a super-Earth that once roamed the outer solar system and stolen its moon to boot.
One Million Signatures for Banning GMOs in EuropeMarch 25th, 2010
The European Commission has just approved growing genetically modified crops for the first time in 12 years.
Why Human Blood Drives Mosquitoes WildMarch 25th, 2010
When the time came for chemical ecologist Walter Leal to test whether humans make a natural odor that attracts mosquitoes, Leal himself was the first to volunteer.
Kitchen Conspiracy: Cookwares and Thyroid DiseaseMarch 25th, 2010
A new study links (for the first time) thyroid disease with human exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a chemical used in industrial and consumer goods, including nonstick cookware and stain- and water-resistant coatings for carpets and fabrics.
A Measure for Multiple WorldsMarch 25th, 2010
A group of scientists had gathered to debate on the “many worlds” theory of parallel universes, and perhaps find the right measure for the multiverse.
Possible New Human Ancestor Found in SiberiaMarch 25th, 2010
A different type of human may have existed alongside Homo sapiens and Neanderthals, according to a new find in Siberia.
Iceland’s Eruptions Could Have Global ConsequencesMarch 25th, 2010
Blasts of lava and ash shot out of a volcano in southern Iceland on Monday and small tremors rocked the ground, a surge in activity that raised fears of a larger explosion at the nearby Katla volcano.
End-of-Days DangerMarch 25th, 2010
If 2012 marks the start of the apocalypse, it will be our own fault, not nature’s or God’s.
UN: Polluted Water Killing, Sickening MillionsMarch 25th, 2010
More people die from polluted water every year than from all forms of violence, including war, the U.N. said in a report that highlights the need for clean drinking water.
The Mystery of Identical Arctic and Antarctic Water CreaturesMarch 25th, 2010
One of the most surprising results of a research conducted on the North and South poles was the discovery of 235 identical species that lived on these opposite sides of the world.
Obesity May Protect Against Repeat Heart ProblemsMarch 25th, 2010
While obesity puts people at risk for a whole host of chronic illnesses, including heart disease, there’s at least one situation in which extra pounds appear to provide a health advantage.
The Multiplying Mystery of MoonwaterMarch 25th, 2010
Moonwater. Look it up. You won’t find it. It’s not in the dictionary. That’s because we thought, until recently, that the Moon was just about the driest place in the solar system.
Pass Your Own Health Act!March 24th, 2010
Regardless of our feelings about America’s new Health Act, most of us can simply choose to be more healthy.
Amistad Replica Visits CubaMarch 24th, 2010
A replica of the historic Cuban slave ship Amistad, which was taken over by the Africans aboard in 1839, is visiting Cuba, where academics and community leaders have begun to publicly debate the problem of racial discrimination that has not been stomped out in Cuban society.
How Feds Can Defeat Internet EncryptionMarch 24th, 2010
Evidence has been found that govt. agencies are cutting deals with Internet security certificate authorities to decode encrypted data.
Global Information Control Plan LeakedMarch 24th, 2010
A recent copy of ACTA (International Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) being secretly negotiated has been leaked.
Journalist Facing Arrest For Exposing U.S. Death Squads in IndonesiaMarch 24th, 2010
America has long committed horrific atrocities in Indonesia and little has changed. A journalist trying to expose the US role in Indonesia’s death squads is now under scrutiny of the country’s military.
Wikileaks Really Receiving Gestapo Treatment?March 24th, 2010
Is Wikileaks really what it pretends to be?
Cyber-Attacks on U.S. Traced to ChinaMarch 24th, 2010
Sophisticated cyber attacks against Google and US companies have been traced to the Chinese government.
Some Health Act Changes Kick-in This YearMarch 24th, 2010
Some of the few positive aspects of the Health Act will start this year.
Cindy Sheehan Takes on ObamaMarch 23rd, 2010
Peace-Mom Cindy Sheehan has setup a camp in Washington to focus her attention on Obama and ending the U.S. wars for oil and profit.
Michael Moore: Healthcare Bill “A Victory for Capitalism”March 23rd, 2010
Michael Moore on the new Health Act and what it really means for Americans.
Social Security to Start Cashing Uncle Sam’s IOUsMarch 23rd, 2010
The trillions of dollars of social security paid in by Americans is gone and in its place are IOUs that are backed by only more debt.
Health Act Passes – The Revolution BeginsMarch 21st, 2010
The PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT has passed despite overwhelming opposition from the American people.
Most U.S. Bankruptcies Medical RelatedMarch 21st, 2010
More than 62% of personal bankruptcies in the U.S. are due to medical costs and 78% of those filing for bankruptcy from medical bills had health insurance.
The Truth About the Health Care BillMarch 21st, 2010
America needs a national health care program but not one run by the crap-heads in Washington and their corporation crime bosses. But then again, the passage of the health care bill could start the revolution America needs so maybe it is a good thing if it passes.
IRS Aids Identity ThievesMarch 21st, 2010
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service makes it easy for criminals to steal taxpayers private data and refuses to employ even the most basic security precautions.
Canada’s Long Embrace of the Honduran DictatorshipMarch 21st, 2010
It isn’t just the U.S. that supports evil military dictatorships and death squads in Latin America, Canada also backs anti-democracy movements.
Swiss Consider Banning Violent Video GamesMarch 21st, 2010
The govt. of Switzerland is considering banning violent video games outright and has already passed a resolution banning their sales to children.
Vatican Moral Authority Gone ForeverMarch 20th, 2010
The Catholic Church continues to show its underbelly of evil as its pedophile priests continue to be exposed around the world.
Exposing the Southern Poverty Law CenterMarch 20th, 2010
The Southern Poverty Law Center has become anti-American and anti-democracy.
Families Sue Over Guantanamo DeathsMarch 20th, 2010
The US has randomly kidnapped, tortured and murdered innocent people at Guantanamo Bay and the victim’s families are not giving up their pursuit of justice.
Torture – Where Were the Doctors?March 20th, 2010
Dr. Larry Dossey’s must-read essay on America’s policy of torture and the role of the medical community.
National UFO Reporting Center Covering up Real Sightings?March 19th, 2010
Were the UFO sightings at Trout Lake, Washington being covered up?
The Abduction of Barney and Betty HillMarch 18th, 2010
Was the first widely reported ‘alien’ abduction staged by the US military?
Proposal to Ban Int’l. Polar Bear Skins Trade, DefeatedMarch 18th, 2010
A U.S.-backed proposal to ban the international trade of polar bear skins, teeth and claws was defeated Thursday at a U.N. wildlife meeting over concerns it would hurt indigenous economies and arguments the practice didn’t pose a significant threat to the animals.
Desert Holds a Host of Mummies, a Forest of SecretsMarch 18th, 2010
In the middle of a terrifying desert north of Tibet, Chinese archaeologists have excavated an extraordinary cemetery. Its inhabitants died almost 4,000 years ago, yet their bodies have been well preserved by the dry air.
Yes! to Organic MedicineMarch 18th, 2010
The failure of conventional medicine based on the obsolete mechanistic model has prompted the search for better sciences for life, and the revival of an ancient paradigm of holistic theory of health and organic medicine.
American Drug War: The Last White HopeMarch 18th, 2010
35 years after Nixon started the war on drugs, we have over one million non-violent drug offenders living behind bars. The War on Drugs has become the longest and most costly war in American history, the question has become, how much more can the country endure?
Former Scientologist Tells of AbortionsMarch 18th, 2010
A Canberra woman has given a tearful account of how the Church of Scientology coerced her to have two abortions, as a fresh attempt was being made for a Senate inquiry into the organisation.
Insect Colonies As ‘Superorganisms’ – StudyMarch 18th, 2010
Insect societies, a study suggests, operate like a single “superorganism” in terms of their physiology and life cycle.
Ice Deposits Found at Moon’s PoleMarch 18th, 2010
A radar experiment aboard India’s Chandrayaan-1 lunar spacecraft has identified thick deposits of water-ice near the Moon’s north pole.
Is the Moon a Relic of a Nuclear Explosion?March 16th, 2010
The origin of the Moon is still a mystery to scientists. One possible scenario includes a natural nuclear reactor running amok on ancient Earth.
U.S. Hyperinflation Possible By Year 2015March 16th, 2010
The NIA believes it will be impossible for the U.S. to have a balanced budget ever again.
Big Earthquakes Cause Premature BirthsMarch 16th, 2010
A new study of a 2005 earthquake in Chile supports the surprising hypothesis that pregnant women who experience earthquakes during the first trimester of their pregnancies have increased risk of premature birth and slightly smaller babies.
Mars Flight Simulation Crew Start TrainingMarch 16th, 2010
Eleven volunteers from Russia, Europe and China have been selected to prepare for a simulation flight to Mars. Six of them will be chosen and isolated for 520 days to test how the human mind can cope with such stress.
Glyphosate Resistance in WeedsMarch 16th, 2010
Glyphosate resistant weeds may spell the end of patented herbicide tolerant crops, but can farmers exit the transgenic treadmill that’s very profitable for Monsanto?
Solar Slumber May Have Been Caused by Magnetic FlowsMarch 16th, 2010
Newly reported observations of gas flows on the solar surface may explain why the sun recently had such an extended case of the doldrums.
Scientists Go ‘GaGa’ to Find Creatures Beneath 600 feet of IceMarch 16th, 2010
In a surprising discovery about where higher life can thrive, scientists for the first time found a shrimp-like creature and a jellyfish frolicking beneath a massive Antarctic ice sheet.
Bottled Wind Could Be as Constant as CoalMarch 15th, 2010
Wind power has made incredible inroads into the U.S. energy system thanks to big, efficient machines standing hundreds of feet tall. But the future of wind power may be underground.
Laptops Could Be Key To Earthquake DetectionMarch 15th, 2010
Seismologists envision a ‘Quake Catchers’ network of volunteers using their computers to precisely map tremors.
Invisible Extraterrestrials?March 15th, 2010
World-leading Physicist says aliens “could exist in forms we can’t conceive.”
Nanotoxicity in Regulatory VacuumMarch 15th, 2010
A vast and rapidly expanding array of engineered nano-products floods the consumer market unregulated as evidence of toxicities accumulate.
What’s Killing Us: A Look at Mankind’s Deadliest InventionsMarch 15th, 2010
Politicians are releasing fantastic amounts of hot air jet-setting around the planet in order to debate the alleged threat of global warming. But what about all the other things killing humans?
Why Trees Won’t Help ArcticMarch 15th, 2010
In keeping options viable for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and avoiding dangerous levels of warming, planting more trees, just could possibly make things worse.
The Real Importance of the Amazon Rain ForestMarch 15th, 2010
Rain forests power atmospheric circulation that bring rain to continental land masses from the oceans; new theory explains why losing forests will cause catastrophic desertification
Easter Island Holds Cure for Alzheimer’s DiseaseMarch 15th, 2010
The drug — a bacterial product first isolated in soil from Easter Island — rescued learning and memory deficits in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s.
Two of the World’s Oldest People Die on Same DayMarch 15th, 2010
The first Sunday of March was a sad day for supercentenarians: Two of the 10 oldest people in the world died within a 24-hour span.
Velikovsky’s Comet VenusMarch 13th, 2010
Immanuel Velikovsky concluded from his extensive interdisciplinary research that the planet Venus was remembered from the time of the dawn of civilization as a brilliant cometary body.
Adventures in the Fourth DimensionMarch 13th, 2010
The genius who authored “The Island of Dr. Moreau” and “War of the Worlds” got an unusual invitation from an inventor who wanted to design a device for travel in the fourth dimension, the way it was suggested in the author’s book “Time Machine”.
Prayer: A Challenge for ScienceMarch 13th, 2010
Not only do traditions throughout the world share a belief that prayers may in some way help (or invoke help from) deceased ancestors, many cultures throughout history have believed that prayer can bring about changes in the physical circumstances of the living.
Oscar Winning Producers Help Expose Illegal Sale of Whale MeatMarch 12th, 2010
A hip Los Angeles restaurant has been busted by the team behind the Academy Award-winning documentary “The Cove” for allegedly serving endangered whale meat.
Chief Exorcist Says Devil Is in VaticanMarch 12th, 2010
The Devil is lurking in the very heart of the Roman Catholic Church, the Vatican’s chief exorcist claimed.
Eating for Spiritual Health and Social HarmonyMarch 12th, 2010
A new book explores the many benefits of a healthy vegan diet.
Guatemala, El Salvador Ordered to Heed RulingsMarch 12th, 2010
Guatemala and El Salvador continue to struggle with the legacy of the CIA’s terrorist war against democracy in their countries.
Psi-verts and Psychic Piracy: The Future of Parapsychology?March 12th, 2010
If science can identify techniques for reliably producing psychic abilities (termed ‘psi’) then PR executives will soon be pumping millions into pumping adverts directly into our minds.
Doomsday Seed Vault On An Arctic Island Hits 1/2 Million MarkMarch 12th, 2010
Two years after receiving its first deposits, a “doomsday” seed vault on an Arctic island has amassed half a million seed samples, making it the world’s most diverse repository of crop seeds, the vault’s operators announced.
‘World News’ Wants to Hear Your Stories About OsteoporosisMarch 12th, 2010
Have You Had a Problem With Osteoporosis Medication? Fill out a form and a “World News” producer may contact you for a future story.
Predicting the Future With the New NostradamusMarch 11th, 2010
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita’s work as a consultant with the CIA has earned him the name ‘The New Nostradamus’. Know the modern prophet to find out what to expect in the future.
How to Reboot Your CorpseMarch 11th, 2010
Thousands of bodies are already cryonically frozen, waiting for faster computers and medical advances that will undo their cause of death.
Half of Earth’s Life May Lie Below Land, SeaMarch 11th, 2010
While astronomers scour the skies for signs of life in outer space, biologists are exploring an enormous living world buried below the surface of the Earth.
Growing Low-Oxygen Zones in Oceans Worry ScientistsMarch 11th, 2010
Lower levels of oxygen in the Earth’s oceans, particularly off the United States’ Pacific Northwest coast, could be another sign of fundamental changes linked to global climate change.
Let’s Eliminate Welfare for TerroristsMarch 11th, 2010
In the war against drugs, as in all wars, it’s the foot soldiers who bite the dust. This, while a staggering amount of more than $300 billion a year is in play, corroding the upper echelons of all governments including our own.
Is Meditation A Wonder Cure for Heart Disease?March 11th, 2010
In a 5-year study, meditating cardiac patients were almost 50% less likely to be affected by risk of heart attack, comparable to those that take powerful new drugs.
Fiction of Marja as City Was U.S. Information WarMarch 10th, 2010
US media is little more than a social engineering machine, as the continued lies about Afghanistan demonstrate.
UFOs Over Lake Erie?March 10th, 2010
Is something eerie over Lake Erie?
Happiness Is A Skill To Be CultivatedMarch 9th, 2010
Renowned Buddhist monk, Matthieu Ricard, gives a lesson in how to learn and cultivate the skill of being happy.
Nuclear Rockets May Get Mankind To Other PlanetsMarch 8th, 2010
Humans on Mars and beyond, and protecting the Earth from asteroids… A new nuclear propulsion system to be used in spacecrafts is set to be developed in Russia.
Alien Abduction DefensesMarch 8th, 2010
UFO night watching is as dangerous as playing with a Ouija board in a badly haunted house. Inter-dimensional doors will open that we may not be able to close again and that “what follows us home” afterwards might be more than we are ever prepared to deal with.
Printing New Organs – Sci-Fi Becomes TrueMarch 8th, 2010
Patients in need of a transplant know they could face a dangerously long wait. But now scientists may have some good news on the horizon – as human organs in the future may simply be printed out.
A New EleusisMarch 8th, 2010
Many of the notable philosophers and intellectuals of ancient Greece, such as Plato, Aristotle and Sophocles, were initiated at Eleusis. But just what is, or was, Eleusis?
The Urgent Threat to World PeaceMarch 8th, 2010
George Monbiot writes about Canada’s role in World Peace and whether this country will remain as a century-long peace-keeper or become a threat instead.
What Bigu Means to MeMarch 7th, 2010
Bigu is a state of being in which one does not need to eat food for extended periods of time. Nourishment from food is replaced by life-force energy.
Yan Xin Qigong Science & PracticeMarch 7th, 2010
Yan Xin Qigong is is an advanced, anciently derived, Chinese meditation method that has been refined and modernized by Dr. Yan Xin.
Protestors Needed for BIO 2010 in ChicagoMarch 6th, 2010
Those conspiring to control & destroy life on Earth will be gathering to discuss their progress at Bio 2010 in Chicago this May.
Operation Phoenix War CrimesMarch 5th, 2010
Operation Phoenix is one of America’s most glaring historical examples of military crimes against humanity.
The Vietnamese Movie Every American Should SeeMarch 5th, 2010
The diary of Viet Cong physician Dang Thuy Tram has been made into a movie – one everyone should see.
Arctic Shelf Leaking Potent Greenhouse GasMarch 5th, 2010
As predicted nearly 30 years ago, climate change is causing the Arctic to release massive amounts of methane and Co2.
Dubai Seeks Arrest of Israeli Prime MinisterMarch 3rd, 2010
Arrest warrants are being sought for all of the Israelis who were behind the murder of Palestinian Mahmoud Al-Mabhouh.
Tea Party TakeoversMarch 3rd, 2010
The powers-that-be fear the American people and are diligently trying to derail democracy movements.
Space Gamma Radiation Still a MysteryMarch 3rd, 2010
The ever-present fog of energetic gamma rays permeating the universe isn’t created by what astronomers expected.
Chilean Quake May Have Shortened Earth DaysMarch 3rd, 2010
The Feb. 27 magnitude 8.8 earthquake in Chile may have shortened the length of each Earth day.
Calves’ Heart Valves Save Human LivesMarch 3rd, 2010
New technology involving the use of calves’ heart valves is allowing surgeons at one of Russia’s main medical centers for heart disease to be more successful than ever.
Rejuvenating Power of Blood Not FictionMarch 3rd, 2010
The image of notorious Countess Elizabeth Bathory, who was said to take baths filled with the blood of virgins to regain her youth, may have some scientific basis after all.
Discovering A New Earth 430 Light Years AwayMarch 3rd, 2010
Astrophysicists analyzing infrared images captured by the Spitzer Space Telescope found a 10 to 16 million years old star whose dust cloud may coalesce and become a rocky planet like earth.
Did The Federal Reserve Finance Iraq’s Weapon Purchases?March 3rd, 2010
As Congress debates legislation to make the US Federal Reserve less secretive, Republican Ron Paul said the Bank loaned Iraq billions of dollars to buy US weapons in the 1980s.
Darkness Begets Dishonesty, Study FindsMarch 2nd, 2010
Dim lights can make it seem as if no one is watching, triggering moral transgressions in many people, a new study suggests.
A Boxer, A Kind Man, His Life Ends on StreetMarch 2nd, 2010
Francisco Roche-Cruz’s life of hard knocks ended on a rainy afternoon in December when he was struck by a car in downtown Olympia.