Archive for August, 2010 : Ryan Reynolds Thinks “We’re Acting Like Cavemen”August 31st, 2010
We’ve evolved, but how come our sources of energy haven’t?
Electricity Pulled Out of Thin AirAugust 31st, 2010
Powering homes with electricity collected from the air may be possible after scientists report solving a centuries old riddle about how moisture in the atmosphere becomes electrically charged.
Treasure Island is Planned Site for Turbine TestAugust 31st, 2010
A low-lying island in the middle of the windswept Bay will be used as a wind-power testing ground.
Ocean Beach May Be Center of Harnessing Wave PowerAugust 31st, 2010
The view to the west from Ocean Beach could one day be cluttered with scores of spinning windmills, generating power.
How I (Almost) Saved the EarthAugust 31st, 2010
No one said it would be easy to build the greenest house on the block. Scott Adams on perplexing energy bills, ugly lawns and the true meaning of ‘green’.
Air Force Base in AZ Will Run on 15 MW Sun PowerAugust 31st, 2010
SunPower has signed an agreement with Arizona Public Service to build a 15-megawatt photovoltaic solar power system at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Arizona.
Huge Solar Installation Powers Water Treatment EquipmentAugust 31st, 2010
A forty acre, six megawatt solar power plant is providing the energy to run a water treatment operation at a Superfund site in California.
Cars Cause Global Warming More than Planes, Study FindsAugust 31st, 2010
It is rather well-known now that transportation is one of the leading causes of global warming pollution in the world. NASA reported in February that motor vehicles are the largest net contributor to global warming pollution.
Crop Circle ConundrumAugust 31st, 2010
Mysterious crop circles continue to draw vast numbers of tourists to England’s countryside.
Is the Sun Emitting a Mystery Particle?August 31st, 2010
When probing the deepest reaches of the Cosmos or the quantum world, a whole host of mysteries present themselves. But what if a well-known and apparently constant characteristic of matter starts behaving mysteriously?
UFOs and the NegativeAugust 31st, 2010
The other day I was reading something and it told me that scientists ignore us because we attack the problem of UFOs from the negative.
Michigan 6-Year-Old Insists ‘Aliens’ are OutsideAugust 31st, 2010
A Michigan father stepped outside to investigate at 3 a.m., August 30, 2010, after his 6-year-old daughter insisted aliens were outside, only to feel being watched as a stationary object suddenly zipped away.
UFO Chaser Saw Objects Over AbercynonAugust 31st, 2010
When Cardiff UFO chaser Jane McCarthy took photographs near Abercynon in 2004, she thought she’d snapped nothing more than the view across the Valley town.
Triangle UFO Under 500 feet at Farmington, New MexicoAugust 31st, 2010
Three men talking outside a Farmington, New Mexico, gas station were “creeped out” after a triangle-shaped UFO came toward them at less than 500 feet off of the ground on July 31, 2010.
Chile: UFOs in Quilpue and Villa AlemanaAugust 31st, 2010
Local residents claim seeing 10 UFOs in Quilpue and Villa Alemana over the past year.
Lights Over Illinois Seem to Play Game of Hide ‘n SeekAugust 31st, 2010
Two Illinois witnesses watched multiple spherical objects darting around in the night sky on August 4, 2010, that seemed to disappear when planes flew by.
NBC Journalist’s 2007 UFO Question to Candidates Resonates NowAugust 31st, 2010
Tim Russert, during the 2007 Democratic presidential candidates’ debate, asked Ohio congressman Dennis Kucinich about an unidentified flying object (UFO) that Kucinich had reportedly witnessed.
More Strange Trail Cam UFO Images?August 31st, 2010
The Gralien Report invited people to send similar photos, or perhaps a video, depicting an alleged UFO hovering near a food plot on a stretch of Texas hunting land. This was what they got.
Retired Veteran’s Recent Remarkable DisclosureAugust 31st, 2010
When Paul Epley, a retired first sergeant, finally talked publicly about some of his secret military activities to a small North Carolina newspaper, two FBI men showed up two weeks later and told him to “shut up or be shut out.”
Canton’s Close Encounter with Roswell UFOAugust 31st, 2010
Ralph A. Multer’s blue-collar life collided with the extraterrestrial in Canton many years ago.
St. Clair Shores, Michigan, Mother Encounters AliensAugust 31st, 2010
A St. Clair Shores, Michigan woman’s 1979 encounter with “odd flashing lights” and small beings on the ground is recalled by her son in an August 28, 2010, report.
The Truth Behind the Echo Flight UFO IncidentAugust 31st, 2010
Failed missile tests provoke “hundreds” of UFO sighting reports. Unfortunately, people who don’t know better can often be taken advantage of by those who do know better. And once again, the world turns awry …
Men in Black?August 31st, 2010
The following morning after a UFO sighting in Fresno, CA, two unmarked vans parked across the street in front of the house. The men were wearing suits…Very unusual for a Sat. morning especially in the country.
A UFO “Skid Mark” on Mars?August 31st, 2010
There’s simply nothing on all of Mars quite like it: Orcus Patera, a long, elliptical Martian depression situated between two sibling volcanoes, Elysium Mons and Olympus Mons, is a nearly 235-mile-long anomaly.
Women “Politicals” (Not) in the NewsAugust 31st, 2010
Many political prisoners have been, and continue to be, women. Femaleness does not protect a woman from being considered an enemy of the state, in fact, as “unnatural” women, perhaps the opposite.
Federal Agents Open Inquiry Into Shoot Order for LootersAugust 31st, 2010
Federal agents are looking into allegations that high-ranking New Orleans police commanders gave orders after Hurricane Katrina authorizing officers to shoot looters.
The Pentagon Plan to Create Remorseless “Warfighters”August 31st, 2010
Penny Coleman at Alternet.com gives us a look at a new program designed to dull the moral sensibilities of American soldiers in combat on the imperial frontiers.
The Politics of Terror as the Business of TerrorAugust 31st, 2010
The politics of terror are the greatest covert operation ever.
Media Didn’t Buy Petraeus Command’s Story of Low Taliban MoraleAugust 31st, 2010
In an effort to introduce a story of “progress” into media coverage, Gen. David Petraeus’s command claimed last week that the Taliban is suffering from reduced morale in Marjah and elsewhere.
Science Won’t Shake Alberta’s Govt — But Tourist Boycotts MightAugust 31st, 2010
Alberta has only three instinctive responses to bad news from scientists about oil extraction from the Athabasca tar sands: deny, deny and deny.
“Sensitivity”: The New IslamophobiaAugust 31st, 2010
It is hard not to conclude that, as Alex Pareene has recently put it, for many Americans, “Muslim” has come to mean “someone they dislike.”
Australian Satanism – Its Global Satanic Legacy And FutureAugust 31st, 2010
Prior to his death, it was Petor Narsagonan’s intention to have this published in the popular media. The Alpha Lodges do exist. Evidence leaves no doubt.
Glenn Beck’s Golden FleeceAugust 31st, 2010
How Beck and other right-wing talkers turned paranoia into a pitch for Goldline, the gold dealer one congressman says is conspiring to “cheat consumers.”
Modifying Humans for Deep Space TravelAugust 31st, 2010
Air and space travel would be revolutionized by psychotronics. John White maintains that UFO propulsion is “probably psychotronic in nature.” But what does this mean and what are the implications for human beings?
Hollywood Hit Squad?August 31st, 2010
A Hollywood screenwriter’s strange disappearance and “death” is linked to his covert work on a Hollywood feature movie script about American CIA and NSA covert intelligence operations in Panama.
Zombies Defended the Right to Free SpeechAugust 31st, 2010
The Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the rights of free speech and peaceable assembly — all it took was seven zombies and a simulated weapon of mass destruction.
New Hopes Arise in Magnetic FieldsAugust 31st, 2010
A pioneering treatment using magnetic fields to stimulate brain activity has helped people with depression live medication-free.
Fidel Castro: Osama Bin Laden Is A US AgentAugust 31st, 2010
Fidel Castro says al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden is a bought-and-paid-for CIA agent who always popped up when former President George W. Bush needed to scare the world.
Archaeologists Find Huge Artificial Mayan Water ReservoirAugust 31st, 2010
Archaeologists from the University of Bonn have found a Mayan water reservoir the size of a soccer field, whose floor is lined with ceramic shards, in the Mexican rainforest.
Double Space Strike ‘Caused Dinosaur Extinction’August 31st, 2010
The dinosaurs were wiped out 65 million years ago by at least two space impacts, rather than a single strike, a new study suggests.
Artificial Ape Man: How Technology Created HumansAugust 31st, 2010
Archaeologist and anthropologist Timothy Taylor explains how a long-vanished artefact explains human evolution and led to “survival of the weakest”.
“Lost” Language Found on Back of 400-Year-Old LetterAugust 31st, 2010
Notes on the back of a 400-year-old letter have revealed a previously unknown language once spoken by indigenous peoples of northern Peru, an archaeologist says.
Long Lost Viking Gateway Found Near SchleswigAugust 31st, 2010
Archaeologists have found a legendary 1,200-year-old gateway to the massive wall the Vikings built to defend themselves against their rivals the Saxons, according to a Friday media report.
Severed Foot Washes Up On Pacific NW Coast, 8th Since 2008August 31st, 2010
Police in Washington State were investigating the eighth human foot in two-and-a-half years to have washed ashore along the stretch of waterway between Vancouver and Seattle.
Genetically Engineered Frog-Insect Nose Can Control RobotsAugust 31st, 2010
Scientists have fashioned a biotech “nose” by genetically engineering frog cells to behave like insect nose cells. And then they turned the hybrid cells into a control device for a robot.
Spinal Taps May Be Useful in Predicting Brain DisordersAugust 31st, 2010
Spinal taps are used to collect a fluid that bathes the brain and the spine, which may be the answer to finding ways to treat neurological disease.
Isolation, an Ancient and Lonely Practice, EnduresAugust 31st, 2010
Isolation must be one of the oldest medical tools, and in some ways it is one of the most brutal.
Vit. A Supplements A Risk for Breastfeeding HIV-Positive WomenAugust 31st, 2010
HIV-positive women who are breastfeeding should not be given vitamin A supplements because it increases the risk of transmitting the AIDS virus to their infants, researchers said Thursday.
Could the Common Cold Conquer Cancer?August 31st, 2010
Research finds that an altered form of the cold virus may just be the ticket to keep our system’s disease suppressors on the job.
FDA Reports Numerous Violations at Egg FarmsAugust 31st, 2010
Rodents, piles of manure, uncaged birds and flies too numerous to count were found by investigators at Iowa farms at the heart of the recall of more than half a billion eggs, the FDA reported Monday.
Gentle Stroll ‘Can Help Boost Intelligence’August 31st, 2010
A gentle stroll several times a week not only boosts fitness levels – it also makes you brighter.
Fluoride in Water Prevents Adult Tooth Loss, Study SuggestsAugust 31st, 2010
Children drinking water with added fluoride helps dental health in adulthood decades later, a new study finds.
Simple Grain Offers Health Benefits to DiabeticsAugust 31st, 2010
An ancient grain that was once the staple of the Aztec diet is not only surprisingly nutritious, it can also help regulate blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease in diabetics, Canadian researchers report in a new study in the journal Diabetes Care.
Cocon Grape Candy Contains LeadAugust 31st, 2010
Imported Cocon Grape Gummy 100 percent candy is being voluntarily recalled by the Los Angeles company U-Can Food Trading for high levels of lead, reports NBC Universal in Los Angeles.
Tours to Stress Local Food, HealthAugust 31st, 2010
The second annual Charlotte Area Farm Tour will take participants to 27 farms Sept. 18-19, including fruit and vegetable growers, livestock producers, North Carolina’s first certified organic dairy and even an ostrich farm.
7 Best Stress-Fighting FoodsAugust 31st, 2010
When we are stressed, we tend to eat more. The key, however, is to eat the foods that actually counteract the effects of stress. So next time anxiety runs high, be sure to grab one of these seven stress-fighting foods.
Kudzu Extract May Treat Cocaine AddictionAugust 31st, 2010
An extract of the kudzu vine being developed to treat alcoholism may also help treat cocaine addiction, researchers at Gilead Sciences Inc reported on August 22.
Virus May Act as ‘Late-Life-Acting’ Biopesticide Against MalariaAugust 31st, 2010
A naturally occurring virus in mosquitoes could act as a “late-life-acting” insecticide by killing older adult mosquitoes that are responsible for the bulk of malaria transmission.
Tai Chi Reported to Ease FibromyalgiaAugust 31st, 2010
The ancient Chinese practice of tai chi may be effective as a therapy for fibromyalgia, according to a study published on Thursday in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Pesticide Exposure Linked to ADHD RiskAugust 31st, 2010
Exposure in the womb to pesticides known as organophosphates may increase the chance that children, especially boys, will develop attention problems by age 5, a study shows.
Palliative Care Extends Life, Study FindsAugust 31st, 2010
A study found that patients with terminal lung cancer who began receiving palliative care immediately upon diagnosis not only were happier, more mobile and in less pain as the end neared — but also lived nearly three months longer.
Brain Trauma Can Mimic Lou Gehrig’s DiseaseAugust 31st, 2010
Lou Gehrig might not have had Lou Gehrig’s disease. A new study suggests that repeated concussions from playing sports can cause a motor-neuron disorder with symptoms that mimic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Moose Offer Trail of Clues on ArthritisAugust 31st, 2010
A study that began in 1958 has found poor nutrition as the cause of arthritis. And the moose has been contributory to the solutions.
How a Month on an Ayurvedic Diet Changed My LifeAugust 31st, 2010
Ayurvedic medicine is the science of life that has been practiced in southern Asia for over 5,000 years.
ADHD: Who Makes the Diagnosis?August 31st, 2010
There are some 5 million children in the United States who have received the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a condition marked by impulsive behavior and a lack of focus.
FBI Sued for Information on Surveillance of Bay Area MuslimsAugust 30th, 2010
Three groups filed a federal freedom of information lawsuit for the release of Federal Bureau of Investigation records regarding the surveillance of Muslim communities and schools in Northern California.
Mossad in AmericaAugust 30th, 2010
Israeli intelligence steps up its activity in the U.S. — and gets away with it. Israeli government claims that it does not spy on the United States are intended for the media and popular consumption.
Death of the First AmendmentAugust 30th, 2010
The US government is shutting down the First Amendment and turning criticism of the government into an act of “domestic extremism,” a capital crime punishable by execution, just as it was in Hitler’s Germany and Stalin’s Russia.
Gates Foundation Invests in MonsantoAugust 30th, 2010
Farmers and civil society organizations around the world are outraged by the recent discovery of further connections between the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and agribusiness titan Monsanto.
Did NASA Try to Stop Spielberg’s “Close Encounters” Movie?August 30th, 2010
“When they [NASA] read the [Encounters] script they got very angry and felt that it was a film that would be dangerous.” – Steven Spielberg, 1978 Cinema Papers interview about his 1977 movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
American Metal PlatesAugust 30th, 2010
For decades, metal sheets with writing have been recovered from various archaeological sites in South America. Until recently, all were labeled “frauds”, but slowly, archaeologists are beginning to change their opinion.
Mom Cuddled Baby Back to Life After Doctor’s Death PronouncementAugust 30th, 2010
Miracle mum brings premature baby son back to life with two hours of loving cuddles after doctors pronounce him dead.
Facebook is Trying to Trademark ‘Face’August 30th, 2010
Facebook, which has gone after sites with the word “book” in their names, is also trying to trademark the word “face,” according to court documents. What else will companies start claiming as theirs alone?
Pakistan Floods Due to DeforestationAugust 30th, 2010
While the floods in Pakistan are a horrible tragedy, Pakistanis themselves are chiefly to blame for their predicament. By cutting down their forests they created the conditions necessary for massive flooding.
Native Women Disappeared in CanadaAugust 30th, 2010
Hundreds of native women in Canada have vanished without a trace.
MUFON: Alien Abductions the Same with CIA Mind-Control TortureAugust 29th, 2010
Ms. Elaine Douglass, MUFON State Director for Utah and Board Editor, Journal of Abduction-Encounter Research (JAR), compared alien abduction to illegal CIA rendition and MKULTRA mind-control torture.
Argentina: UFO Over La HéliceAugust 29th, 2010
A UFO hunter took a picture on 08.19.2010 at 9:24:28 a.m. of what seems like an UFO passing in the vicinity of La Helice.
Tennessee Family Gets a Close-up Glimpse of UFO UnderbodyAugust 29th, 2010
Three Tennessee witnesses in Antioch driving southeast along Hamilton Church Road on August 24, 2010, pulled over for a better look after spotting a low-flying, T-shaped object in the night sky.
Ozark Farmer Claimed To Have ‘Space Brothers’August 29th, 2010
A farmer claimed that three “friendly spacemen” came to visit him at his farmhouse, and that his “space brothers,” who took him along for trips throughout the solar system, looked like “any of us here on the grounds.”
Man Reported Being Taken to a Mothership from TepotzlanAugust 29th, 2010
Dr. Greg Little reveals in a report about an article from a 1989 newspaper in which a now-famous man reported being taken to a mothership from the ruins at Tepotzlan and you’ll probably never guess who he is.
The Thing On the BridgeAugust 29th, 2010
If under just the moonlight, what would you make out of a creature that stands on two legs, towering 6’5″ to 7′ tall, without a bearlike silhouette, yet runs on all fours when it departs?
Cannibal Restaurant Adverts Turn German StomachsAugust 29th, 2010
Flime restaurant seeking diners willing to donate body parts to be turned into gourmet meals, but some suspect a ruse.
More Vaccination QuestionsAugust 29th, 2010
The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) ordered to stop the use of Pandemrix swine flu vaccine to the public due the probable link to narcolepsy in children.
Bird Flu Detection Takes a Novel TurnAugust 29th, 2010
Bloodhounds, you’ve now got some unusual company: Trained mice were able to detect bird flu in ducks, according to novel research.
Swine Flu Cases Increase in AugustAugust 29th, 2010
There has been a sudden spurt in the number of swine flu cases in the city with at least four deaths recorded in the month of August.
Tracking Bird Flu One Poop at a TimeAugust 29th, 2010
Duck and goose droppings, the bane of golfers and park visitors, may help scientists track the spread of bird flu — with olfactory assistance from properly trained animals.
Docs Need to Consider Anti-Virals for TreatmentAugust 29th, 2010
Experts have said that the rising swine flu deaths in the state can be attributed to two major factors.
Swine Flu Continues to Spread in New Zealand, 10 deadAugust 29th, 2010
Swine flu is continuing to spread in New Zealand, health officials said Monday as the death toll rose to 10 and some areas reported more people in hospital than during last year’s pandemic.
First H1N1 Case Reported from PanchkulaAugust 29th, 2010
Saturday saw the first confirmed H1N1 case being reported from Panchkula this year. This takes count of Tricity’s swine flu patients to four, including a recent death.
Feds to Devote New Funds to Fight Flu, BioterrorAugust 29th, 2010
Nearly $2 billion in measures to beef up the nation’s ability to respond to bioterrorism and pandemic threats, was announced including $822 million for pandemic influenza vaccine development.
Inmates Quarantined After Stomach Flu OutbreakAugust 29th, 2010
More than three dozen prisoners at a central Florida correctional facility have been quarantined after becoming sick from an apparent stomach flu.
FDA Warns of Latex Reactions from Flu VaccinesAugust 29th, 2010
Concerns about latex labelings have led to FDA-mandated warnings on several prominent flu vaccines.
Nevada Public Salaries OutrageousAugust 28th, 2010
Nevada is just one of the states corrupt as hell and the outrageous salaries paid to ‘public servents’ proves it.
Ex-Posse Kingpin Turns Life AroundAugust 28th, 2010
A former native gang leader chooses another path.
Jews Struggle with Child Sex AbuseAugust 27th, 2010
Jewish communities are struggling to cope with the rampant sexual abuse that is inherent with jewish culture.
Killer Priest Shielded From Justice by ChurchAugust 27th, 2010
In the latest Catholic scandal, a priest who car-bombed a village that killed 9 people, including children, was hidden by the Church and shielded from justice.
Obama’s US Assassination ProgramAugust 27th, 2010
Not satisfied with the body count of foreigners, Obama has his sights set on killing Americans.
CIA: What If Foreigners See the US as an ’Exporter of Terrorism’?August 27th, 2010
This CIA ”Red Cell” report from February 2, 2010, looks at what will happen if it is internationally understood that the United States is an exporter of terrorism.
Facebook “Friending” Lands Activist Rod Coronado in PrisonAugust 27th, 2010
Animal rights and environmental activist Rod Coronado finds himself in federal prison for becoming a “friend” with part-time Missoula resident and Earth First! co-founder Mike Roselle on Facebook.
US Military’s Top Secret Shuttle ‘Disappears,’ Changes OrbitAugust 27th, 2010
AMATEUR astronomers are enjoying a cat-and-mouse game with the US military in keeping track of its secret space plane, the X-37B.
Van-mounted Body Scanners Coming To a Street Near You?August 27th, 2010
The full-body scanners maker, American Science & Engineering, says its largest customer by far is the US military. Civil libertarians worry the technology could be used to violate people’s privacy without legal justification.
Post-Apocalyptic Predictive Programming For The Whole FamilyAugust 27th, 2010
Discovery Channel’s apocalyptic reality TV show, The Colony, might be the most dire sign yet for where our civilization is headed. It is the latest in a long-standing history of predictive programming from Hollywood.
Hitler ‘had Jewish and African Roots’, DNA Tests ShowAugust 27th, 2010
Saliva samples taken from 39 relatives of the Nazi leader, Adolf Hitler, show he may have had biological links to the “subhuman” races that he tried to exterminate during the Holocaust.
Kepler Discovers Multiple Planets Transiting a Single StarAugust 27th, 2010
NASA’s Kepler spacecraft has discovered the first confirmed planetary system with more than one planet crossing in front of, or transiting, the same star.
The Billionaire Brothers Who are Waging a War Against ObamaAugust 27th, 2010
David H. Koch, and his brother Charles, are lifelong libertarians and have quietly given more than a hundred million dollars to right-wing causes.
Extreme Weather a Function of Cosmic Dielectrics?August 27th, 2010
Paul Noel asserts that severe storms “are an electromagnetic effects of the plasma fields surrounding the solar system. These are what make sun spots as well. The driver is electrical.”
Scientists Develop ‘Dry Water’August 27th, 2010
The substance resembles powdered sugar and is expected to make a big commercial splash. Each particle of dry water contains a water droplet surrounded by a sandy silica coating. In fact, 95% of dry water is “wet” water.
Nazi Ballerina Spy, Was Germany’s Secret Weapon, UK Files ShowAugust 27th, 2010
She was thought to be one of Germany’s prized secret agents, described as beautiful and languid and capable of infiltrating an enemy camp, obtaining secret plans of attack, and then delivering them to her bosses.
Two Cylinder UFOs Emerge from Light Along Idaho’s I-84August 27th, 2010
A Utah couple working as commercial drivers encountered a series of odd lights as they approached along I-84, and witnessed two, large, cylinder-shaped UFOs emerging from one of the lights.
Luminous OwlsAugust 27th, 2010
There are many eyewitness accounts of unexplained lights behaving like hunting Barn Owls, and some of those lights were seen ultimately to be luminescent Barn Owls.
Armless Pianist, Plays With His Toes, Wows AudienceAugust 27th, 2010
Pianist Liu Wei sits quietly to compose himself before plunging into the music. Then he takes off a sock. The 23-year-old, whose arms were amputated after a childhood accident, plays the piano with his toes.
Socialism Brings Education to NicaraguaAugust 26th, 2010
Nicaragua’s new government has made huge strides to eliminate illiteracy.
US Kills 6 More Afghan Kids TodayAugust 26th, 2010
A US-led airstrike has killed another 6 children in eastern Afghanistan.
This Is Why There Are No Jobs In AmericaAugust 26th, 2010
Porter Stansberry has a business proposition. One that is designed after the government’s own business plan. And the idiots in Washington wonder why there are no new jobs.
The Mother of All ScandalsAugust 26th, 2010
For two years, the FBI has suspected AIPAC of spying for a foreign country, and has been reshaping the US Congress for the benefit of a foreign government. And THAT is the mother of all scandals.
Petraeus: Reconciliation With Taliban is ‘Ultimate Goal’August 26th, 2010
US Commander in Afghanistan Gen. David Petraeus insisted that the “ultimate goal” of the nearly nine year long war is to enable the “reconciliation”of the Karzai government with the Taliban.
Israeli President: Iran Threatens to Use Nuclear WeaponsAugust 26th, 2010
Israel’s President Shimon Peres tells IAEA Iran poses a danger to Israel.
Experts: Exoplanet Could Be Smallest Ever FoundAugust 26th, 2010
Scientists say they’ve identified a sun-like star with as many as seven different planets – including one that might be the smallest ever found outside the solar system.
Secret Assault on Terrorism Widens on Two ContinentsAugust 26th, 2010
At first, the news from Yemen on May 25 sounded like a modest victory in the campaign against terrorists. The strike, which killed Marib province’s deputy governor, was a secret mission by the U.S. military.
Time for Super Taxes for the Super Rich?August 26th, 2010
The super-rich are very different than you and me, except that is when it comes to tax rates.
Are ‘Anchor Babies’ a Widespread Problem?August 26th, 2010
A new U.S. study finding that 1 child in 15 has an illegal-immigrant parent as of 2008 has helped stoke the heated national controversy around illegal immigration.
How 1997 Ruling Might Thwart Prop. 8 AppealAugust 26th, 2010
The U.S. Supreme Court said in 1997 that it had “grave doubts” that the sponsors of a ballot measure had the right to defend the law in federal court. This could determine the future of same-sex marriage in California.
Recycled Island: Plastic Fantastic?August 26th, 2010
A floating city of half a million people on a vast plastic island. Does that sound like Waterworld? The vision could soon be a reality if Dutch conservationists have their way.
US Soldiers Kill Afghans for FunAugust 25th, 2010
Not content with just killing suspected Taliban, some U.S. soldiers murder random civilians for fun. A few of them are being prosecuted to show that not all American soldiers are serial killers in uniforms.
Germany Blocks Massacre InvestigationAugust 25th, 2010
No one is to be held accountable for the single biggest massacre carried out by German soldiers since WW II. The soldiers did as ordered and killed 142 civilians, mostly women and children.
Israel Spying on US with ImpunityAugust 25th, 2010
Surprise-surprise, a former CIA spook has admitted that the Israeli intelligence agency, the Mossad, spies intensively on the United States for military and civilian technology.
Richest Planetary System DiscoveredAugust 25th, 2010
Euro astronomers have discovered a solar system much like ours.
Cops Can Legally Track You With Warrantless GPSAugust 25th, 2010
While the Feds have been illegally tracking people by their cell-phone GPS cops can now legally put a GPS on your car without a warrant in 8 western states.
Obama’s CIA ConnectionsAugust 25th, 2010
CIA files document the agency’s connections to institutions and individuals figuring prominently in the lives of Barack Obama and his mother, father, grandmother, and stepfather. Is Obama a CIA mind-controlled puppet like so many Presidents before him?
Toxic Franken-Beets Banned, For NowAugust 23rd, 2010
Thanks to some non-profit organizations, a federal judge was forced to enforce U.S. law requiring Monsanto to prepare an environmental impact study on its toxic franken-beets.
What You Will Not Hear About IraqAugust 23rd, 2010
Thanks to American taxpayers, more than half of Iraqis now live in squalid urban slums.
Appalachia Rising Sept. 25thAugust 23rd, 2010
If you aren’t doing anything important on Sept. 25-27th you migh want to join others in Washington to confront the insane practice of mountain top coal mining.
U.S. Military Contractors Terrorist Mafias?August 23rd, 2010
Afghan President Karzai has stated the obvious but does he really want change?
CodePink Founder Arrested – War Criminal RewardedAugust 23rd, 2010
CodePink members were arrested for trying to deliver a letter while Blackwater – Xe got more lucrative contracts to kill innocent people.
Cancer Ray to be Tested on PrisonersAugust 23rd, 2010
Microwave weapons known to damage DNA and cells will be tested on prisoners in California.
For Whom The Bell TollsAugust 23rd, 2010
Bell, California is a good example of the rampant waste, theft and corruption in many U.S. govt. agencies.
Technology Making Us More Stupid?August 23rd, 2010
There is no doubt that human IQ is dropping rapidly and technology is helping to make us dumber by the day.
Alien Hunters Should Look for Artificial IntelligenceAugust 23rd, 2010
SETI has deliberately been looking in all the wrong places for signs of alien life. Truly advanced life forms don’t use radio waves to communicate across space – they use gravity.
The Ministry of Oil DefenseAugust 23rd, 2010
It’s not polite to say so, but if Americans understood just how many trillions their military was really spending on protecting oil, they wouldn’t stand for it.
Five Myths About the Iraq Troop WithdrawalAugust 23rd, 2010
Kenneth M. Pollack enumerates five points why we shouldn’t believe that the US is really pulling out of Iraq.
Does the Past Exist Yet?August 23rd, 2010
In 2002, scientists carried out an amazing experiment, which showed that particles of light “photons” knew — in advance −- what their distant twins would do in the future.
Unguarded Border Bridges Could Be Route Into USAugust 23rd, 2010
On each side of a towering West Texas stretch of the $2.4 billion border fence designed to block people from illegally entering the country, there are two metal footbridges, clear paths into the United States from Mexico.
15 Things You Shouldn’t Be Paying ForAugust 23rd, 2010
So much money and energy is wasted on things we could get for free. If you want less clutter in your life and want to keep more of your money, then check out these 15 things you shouldn’t be paying for.
Do Children’s Cartoons Really Contain Sexual Innuendos?August 23rd, 2010
Greg Voakes found eight of the dirtiest sexual references from children’s cartoons of the past. And he apologizes for ruining your childhood memories.
The Laureate and the LeakerAugust 23rd, 2010
Here it comes: with the bizarre “rape-no rape” charges against Julian Assange, the War Machine’s assault against Wikileaks has now begun in earnest.
Massive Quake Is Overdue for Southern CaliforniaAugust 23rd, 2010
New research shows that major earthquakes have struck southern California far more frequently than previously thought — and the next one could be just around the corner.
22 Cities in Danger of a Double-Dip RecessionAugust 23rd, 2010
The chance of a national double-dip recession is hotly debated amid an increasing number of signs that the economic recovery is losing pace, but the risk is particularly troublesome on a local level.
Climate Change Activist Glues Self To Desk in Protest at RBSAugust 23rd, 2010
Activists have set up camp near bank’s HQ to protest against what they claim is its funding of ‘climate chaos’.
Seeing in Beautiful, Precise PicturesAugust 23rd, 2010
As a person living with autism, Temple Grandin explains that she lives by concrete rules, not abstract beliefs. Without the ability to process abstract thought, she thinks in pictures and in sounds.
Europe’s GOCE Gravity Satellite FailuresAugust 23rd, 2010
Are the repeated failures of Europe’s gravity sensing satellite due to equipment failures of sabotage?
Jamie Oliver Food Show Wins EmmyAugust 23rd, 2010
British chef and TV personality Jamie Oliver has won an Emmy award for his important US series “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution” in which he tries to get America’s fattest city off junk food.
Bolivian Women Build Leadership SkillsAugust 22nd, 2010
In the northeastern Bolivian department (province) of Beni, a region of wetlands, savannah and jungle where three-quarters of the population lives in poverty, indigenous women are building a new kind of leadership to help develop their communities.
Illinois Hog Farmer Goes VeganAugust 22nd, 2010
Farmer Fred Leman chose a healthy vegan diet in response to cancer and a better understanding of the role of nutrition for good health.
Iran ‘Powers Up’ Nuclear PlantAugust 22nd, 2010
More than 30 years after construction first started, Iran has started loading fuel rods into its first nuclear power plant.
Massive Oil Plume Drifting in Gulf of MexicoAugust 22nd, 2010
Scientists have discovered what BP has been hiding – a huge mass of drifting oil.
Rwanda Taps Volcanic Lake for GasAugust 22nd, 2010
With the help of western companies, Rwanda is generating power from gas trapped on the bottom of Lake Kivu.
The Iraq Debacle: The Legacy of 7 Years of WarAugust 22nd, 2010
America’s continued occupation of Iraq is illegal, immoral and must end now.
Castro Talks About World Govt. ConspiracyAugust 20th, 2010
Fidel Castro shares his keen observations on the sinister forces attempting to rule the world.
Book Exposes Chemical Attack on HumanityAugust 19th, 2010
A new book does a great job of documenting the deliberate war on humans by chemical contamination of our food, water & environment.
The Task Force 373 Death SquadsAugust 19th, 2010
Documents recently released provide details of the highly classified Task Force 373 death squads.
Secret Israeli Propaganda Campaign ExposedAugust 19th, 2010
Recently declassified files show how Israel has long waged a quiet war against American’s right to free-thought and free-speech by influencing and control of mass media.
U.S. Soldiers Leaving Iraq? – Not!August 19th, 2010
56,000 US soldiers and scores of private death-squad contractors remain in Iraq, despite the American claim that the last of its combat troops have left.
$12 Billion/Month for War – $76 Million for Pak AidAugust 18th, 2010
The U.S. is spending more than $12 Billion waging a bogus war against the people of Afghanistan and Pakistan but has only offered a measly $76 million in aid for Pakistan’s flood victims.
Colombia’s Abu GhraibAugust 17th, 2010
America’s torture center in Colombia is called La Tramacúa and there they specialize in the torture and murder of anyone who resists the evil empire or who might think about doing so.
More Polluting Coal Power Plants Being BuiltAugust 17th, 2010
Utilities across the country are building dozens of highly polluting coal-fired power plants in an effort to further contaminate the planet with mecury and fuel climate change while cashing in on cheap dirty energy.
Scholar Warns of U.S. Climate WeaponsAugust 17th, 2010
As Muscovites suffer record high temperatures this summer, a Russian political scientist has claimed the United States may be using climate-change weapons to alter the temperatures and crop yields of Russia and other Central Asian countries.
The Most Terrifying of All BattlesAugust 17th, 2010
Arthur Silber makes a follow-up to what he says as an entirely false controversy about the “Ground Zero mosque,” and of the bigotry that is the source of opposition to the “mosque.”
The Levelland UFO SightingsAugust 17th, 2010
There were many reports of the close approach of the UFO which stalled car engines, dimmed headlights, and filled radios with static, during the Levelland events or sightings of November 2, 1957.
Parents Suspect Wi-Fi Making Kids SickAugust 17th, 2010
A group of central Ontario parents is demanding their children’s schools turn off wireless internet before they head back to school next month, fearing the technology is making the kids sick.
Study: Cars Cause Global Warming More than PlanesAugust 17th, 2010
NASA actually reported in February that motor vehicles are the largest net contributor to global warming pollution.
Are Scientists Ethical?August 17th, 2010
Arri Eisen gives the easy answer: “we’re just like everyone else; the great majority of us are the great majority of the time, but some of us aren’t.” But find out what the long and more complicated answer is.
Evolutionary Psychologist Under Investigation for Shoddy ResearchAugust 17th, 2010
Harvard’s media-friendly evolutionary psychologist Marc Hauser, famous for his 2006 book Moral Minds, is under investigation for misrepresenting research on morality in primates.
Depleted Uranium Keeps Killing Kids in IraqAugust 16th, 2010
Not only has the U.S. killed nearly 1 million Iraqi children through sanctions, direct attacks and disease, the genocide will continue for a long time into the future as depleted uranium has contaminated vast areas of Iraq.
The BP Cover-UpAugust 15th, 2010
BP and the government say the spill is fast disappearing—but science reveals that its worst effects may be yet to come.
South Americans Seek Food SustainabilityAugust 15th, 2010
Small-scale agriculture based on the principles of solidarity and cooperation is the only way to guarantee food sovereignty in Latin America, said peasant and indigenous activists meeting in the Paraguayan capital this week.
Rabbi Asked to Resign Over Rape ArrestAugust 15th, 2010
It took the Temple Beth Sholom of Phoenix 4 months to ask their rabbi to resign after he was arrested for raping a 7 year old girl.
Obama Wants to Spy on YOU!August 13th, 2010
The Feds are seeking authority from Congress to force internet service providers (ISPs) to turn over records of individual’s internet activity without any court oversight, another gross violation of the U.S. Constitution.
US Murder of Civilians – ‘Routine’August 13th, 2010
U.S. Veterans admit that killing unarmed civilians in Iraq was official policy and routine.
Feds Block BP Oil Disaster ScienceAugust 13th, 2010
Obama’s goons are working hand-in-hand with BP to keep the true scope of the disaster secret.
20 Years A VeganAugust 13th, 2010
Being vegan isn’t always easy but it is well worth the effort.
Statistics Confirm the Collapse of the U.S. EconomyAugust 12th, 2010
Most Americans still appear to be operating under the delusion that the “recession” will soon pass. In reality, it can only get worse.
Vatican Abuse Cases Being Blocked in U.S.August 12th, 2010
Corrupt U.S. courts continue to block suits against the Vatican for its role in abuse cases.
New York’s Rebatable BailoutAugust 12th, 2010
Wall Street banksters looted and drained trillions of dollars of American’s savings and were then given trillions as a reward.
Pope Won’t Let Pedo Bishops ResignAugust 12th, 2010
The Pope loves his pedophiles and won’t let them leave the Church.
US Approves More Funding for Mexico FascismAugust 12th, 2010
The US will contribute an additional $175 million to wage war on democracy in Mexico.
Costa Rica Resists US Military TakeoverAugust 12th, 2010
Free of military oppression for 60 years, Costa Rica is trying to not come under occupation by the US military.
The ISP Who Fought the FBIAugust 12th, 2010
A New York Internet Service Provider dared to stand up to the FBI and its unconstitutional ‘security letters’.
US Deliberately Kills CiviliansAugust 12th, 2010
A US writer and radio host says that America’s killing of civilians in Afghanistan serves the purpose of public intimidation.
Aspartame and MSG Make You Fat, Cause DepressionAugust 12th, 2010
In the interests of public health I am making a position statement concerning the use of the artificial sweetener called aspartame and MSG.
Brazil to Report UFO SightingsAugust 11th, 2010
Brazil has ordered its air force to document any UFO sightings and make the data available to researchers and the public.
Iraq Reconstruction Mostly Non-ExistentAugust 11th, 2010
The US has spent nearly a trillion dollars to destroy and supposedly rebuild Iraq. Yet, very little reconstruction work was ever completed. Where did all the money go?
The Importance of Intentions in HealingAugust 11th, 2010
A new study has shown that remote healing alters the brain wave patters of the recipient.
Quackbusters Busted, FinallyAugust 11th, 2010
A Medical thug going by the name of Quackbusters has been successfully sued for trying to destroy legitimate health care lab.
That Middle-of-the-Night Bellyache: Appendicitis?August 11th, 2010
In spite of the recent advancements in medical technology, appendicitis remains a source of diagnostic complexity.
DNA Test May Speed Colon Cancer DiagnosisAugust 11th, 2010
A new generation of DNA tests for colon cancer seems likely to improve the detection both of cancers and of the precancerous polyps that precede them.
Spinal-Fluid Test Is Found to Predict Alzheimer’sAugust 11th, 2010
Researchers report that a spinal fluid test can be 100 percent accurate in identifying patients with significant memory loss who are on their way to developing Alzheimer’s disease.
A Key for Opening Stunted Egg Cells to FertilizationAugust 11th, 2010
For years, reproductive biologists were stymied by a mystery of egg cell development: What are the signals that tell immature egg cells to develop into mature eggs that can be fertilized?
New ‘Superbug’ Found in UK HospitalsAugust 11th, 2010
A new superbug that is resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics has entered UK hospitals, experts warn.
Climate Change ‘Will Increase Heart Deaths’August 11th, 2010
Many more people will die of heart problems as global warming continues, experts are warning.
Gibbs Says Leftwing Critics of Obama ‘Ought To Be Drug Tested’August 11th, 2010
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says Obama’s critics on the left are ‘crazy’ – and then tries to apologise.
Eyes on the Skies Over Iran’s ReactorAugust 11th, 2010
If Russia and China join the fray on the side of Iran, things are really apt to go to hell and quickly.
Fears of Al–Qaida Return in Iraq as US–Backed Fighters DefectAugust 11th, 2010
American allies the Sons of Iraq being offered more money by al–Qaida to switch sides.
IMF Report Promotes World CurrencyAugust 11th, 2010
An April report from the International Monetary Fund promoting a world central bank and a global fiat currency went totally undetected by the global press for months.
A Run for the Canadian BorderAugust 11th, 2010
With US$15 billion invested annually in offshore drilling in the United States, the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico means that this money is getting ready to migrate elsewhere.
Mysterious 1924 Everest Deaths Linked to StormAugust 11th, 2010
The disappearance of British explorers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine on June 8, 1924, during an attempt to become the first to conquer the summit of Mount Everest, has long been shrouded in mystery.
Artificial Life Forms Evolve Basic IntelligenceAugust 11th, 2010
For generations, the Avidians have been cloning themselves quietly in a box. They’re not perfect, but most of their mutations go unnoticed. Then something remarkable happens. One stepped forward.
Stroke-Preventing Medications are Often Abandoned, Study ShowsAugust 11th, 2010
One in four patients who suffered a transient ischemic attack or mini-stroke, sent home with medications prescribed to drive down the risk of a repeat stroke, aren’t taking those medications, a new study finds.
A Solar SalamanderAugust 11th, 2010
A researcher noticed that their bright green colour comes from within the embryos themselves, as well as from the jelly capsule that encases them.
Atlantis of the East?August 11th, 2010
When the remains of an ancient underwater city were photographed off the coast of Bali, the Indonesian government hailed it as a potentially “phenomenal” discovery.
Latest US Signals are in MangaAugust 11th, 2010
The US military is using manga to teach a new generation in Japan about the importance of the countries’ half-century security alliance.
Beyond the Touchscreen: Projecting the FutureAugust 11th, 2010
Imagine a cookie that changes flavour on the spot, or a furry computer display that you stroke when you miss your cat.
Choose Foods, Not NutrientsAugust 11th, 2010
The U.S. Dietary guidelines — the advice that Americans are issued to help us eat healthier — aren’t working very well.
Scientists Make Link Between Brain Acid and CognitionAugust 10th, 2010
Almost anyone who has faced a test or a deadline probably wished there was a smart pill to pop. New research suggests that this may eventually be possible.
IMF Says U.S. is BankruptAugust 10th, 2010
The International Monetary Fund’s own figures show that the US is hopelessly bankrupt and can’t possibly pay its debts.
FBI Prioritizes Copyright Over Missing PersonsAugust 10th, 2010
For quite some time the FBI has been a tool of criminal corporations and has not served the interests of the American people.
Will Obama-Israel Start WW III?August 10th, 2010
The US and its allies are preparing to launch a nuclear war directed against Iran with devastating consequences.
USF Says Government Tried To Squelch Their Oil Plume FindingsAugust 10th, 2010
When University of South Florida announced their finding about the oil spill in the gulf, they thought they would get praises. But they thought wrong.
Cong. Markey: “Global Warming Deniers, Start Your Own Country”August 10th, 2010
And in an unbelievable gaffe, he’s told a whole group of people exactly where they can go.
Expert Predicts Possible UFO AppearanceAugust 10th, 2010
Unidentified flying objects (UFO) may appear in 2011 or 2012, Wang Sichao, a Chinese astronomy and minor planet scholar, was quoted as saying during an interview with the Yangcheng Evening News.
Archaeologists Unearth 67,000-Year-Old Human Bone in PhilippinesAugust 10th, 2010
Archaeologists in the Philippines have unearthed a 67,000-year-old human bone in a discovery they claim proves the area was settled by man 20,000 years earlier than previously thought.
Sun Erupting in ‘Solar Tsunami’ Sparked Incredible Lights DisplaysAugust 10th, 2010
Erupting in dazzling whorls of fire, this is the spectacular first image of the sun in the middle of a solar storm.
Economists Herald New Great DepressionAugust 10th, 2010
There they finally said it. We’ve known it for the last two years. Now, they admit it. We are in a depression.-WRH
Operation Opera II – Israeli Attack on IranAugust 10th, 2010
The worse kept secret is the joint plans of Israel and their American stooges for a sneak attack on Iran.
Odierno: Troops Staying in Iraq to Prevent Foreign InterferenceAugust 10th, 2010
Gen. Ray Odierno said Sunday that U.S. forces are staying in Iraq to prevent foreign powers from meddling with the new government. Much like what the US already did?
Agent Orange Victims Get Raw DealAugust 10th, 2010
The struggle in support for Agent Orange victims has seen some progress but more efforts are required to deliver them justice.
South Korea Police Raid Google OfficeAugust 10th, 2010
The South Korean police raided the offices of Google Korea on Tuesday as part of an investigation into whether the company illegally collected and stored personal wireless data.
America Is at Risk of Boiling OverAugust 10th, 2010
And out-of-touch leaders don’t see the need to cool things off.
The End of Times: Do Scientists and Fundamentalists Concur?August 10th, 2010
You might think that scientists and Evangelicals have nothing in common. But you’d be wrong. Large numbers of both agree on one thing: the end is near.
FDA: Never Leave Vena Cava Filters in for Too LongAugust 10th, 2010
If left in patients for extended periods of time, the devices have a disturbing tendency to create problems, some of them life-threatening.
Google-Verizon Pact Worse than FearedAugust 10th, 2010
Google’s plans to control the Internet are much more sinister than previously feared.
Kerry Proposes Green Energy LegislationAugust 10th, 2010
Sen. John Kerry is taking another whack at the pinata and has introduced a bill to spur clean energy production with tax incentives.
Chu Hands Out $1 Billion in Big Coal WelfareAugust 10th, 2010
A check for nearly $1 billion to retrofit a decrepit old plant from Energy Secretary Steven Chu for FutureGen 2.0, our nation’s scandalous “clean coal” boondoggle.
Ocean Power Technologies, Closer to Utility-Scale Wave PowerAugust 10th, 2010
Ocean Power Technologies is a step closer today to building the country’s first utility-scale wave power project in Oregon.
Oregon Wind Farm Neighbors Offered $5K to Keep Their SilenceAugust 10th, 2010
Some residents near the Shepherd’s Flat wind farm in Oregon have been offered $5000 to not complain about the whooshing noise from the planned 338 wind turbines.
NY Fund Set to Announce New Biofuel, Biomass InvestmentsAugust 10th, 2010
A renewable energy-focused investment fund announced a $14.1 million loan to Aspen Power to complete construction of a 57 MW waste wood-fired biomass power plant.
Nearly 200 Gigawatts of US Energy is WastedAugust 10th, 2010
Heavy industries like steel mills, paper mills and cement mills have by far the largest untapped potential for energy generation in the wasted heat they generate but do not tap to make electricity.
CE Proponents Repeat Mistakes of Anti-Tobacco MovementAugust 10th, 2010
Climate change affords us no such luxury of time. We do not learn from past strategic mistakes not only at our own peril, but to the entire planet’s.
80% Cheaper Solar Cells Switch Gold For NickelAugust 10th, 2010
Scientists at the University of Toronto in Canada have come up with a way to reduce colloidal quantum dot solar cell prices by up to 80%, by swapping out costly conductive gold for cheap nickel.
Where is Palestine’s Green Fund?August 10th, 2010
Can you imagine defending your land and resisting occupation with windmills, solar panels, and recycled car tires?
U.S. Navy Gets Solar Power for Slow Moving Electric VehiclesAugust 10th, 2010
Roaring into the sustainable future with test flights for a biofuel-powered fighter jet, the U.S. Navy will now have a fleet of solar powered vehicles in the “Slow Moving Vehicles” category.
BrightSource “Understands What It Takes” to Build Major ProjectsAugust 10th, 2010
BrightSource Energy notched a big win this week when a California state regulator recommended approval of its 392-megawatt Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert.
Hawaii Could Be Ocean-Based Renewable Energy PowerhouseAugust 10th, 2010
Hawaii could be the ideal site for an experimental form of ocean-based renewable energy plants, according to researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Vehicles Are More Sustainable Than You Might ThinkAugust 9th, 2010
When we think of recycled products, our thoughts usually center on paper, aluminum cans or glass bottles. Here’s a surprise: automobiles are among the most recycled of all consumer products.
Poo-Powered VW Bug Hits British StreetsAugust 9th, 2010
POO POWER! GENeco, a waste treatment company in Bristol, UK set out to prove that bio-gas could be a reliable alternative transportation fuel.
Potato Battery Could Provide Inexpensive Power for 3rd WorldAugust 9th, 2010
This isn’t just some kid’s science project — a group of Israeli researchers has found a simple and new twist on the age-old potato battery in this clip from Reuters.
Nuns & Priests Sued for Orphan AbuseAugust 9th, 2010
Two dozen people are suing the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls, South Dakota for sexual abuse at an orphanage for Native Americans.
Zionist Rabbi May be Indicted for Abusing ChildrenAugust 9th, 2010
Police suspect one of the most prominent rabbis in the religious Zionist movement of forcibly committing indecent acts on two minors.
The Secret to a Sound Sleep Lies Inside the BrainAugust 9th, 2010
People who sleep most soundly benefit from a higher production of sleep spindles in the brain, according to a new study.
Actor Claims Accutane IBD Ended CareerAugust 9th, 2010
Actor John Marshall has filed suit against Roche AG, the maker of Accutane. The disease, Marshall alleges, ruined his acting career.
Your Pet’s Food Dish Could Serve Up SalmonellaAugust 9th, 2010
Dry pet food may be a little-known source of Salmonella bacterial infection among humans, and young children seem to be especially at risk, a new study finds.
Who Repealed the Glass-Steagall Act?August 9th, 2010
“Would our current financial collapse and global economic depression occurred, had this Banking Safeguard — the Glass Steagall Act, not been repealed?”
Obama’s CIA PedigreeAugust 9th, 2010
The State Department’s recent revelation in response to a Freedom of Information Act request has re-ignited suspicions that Obama’s mother worked for the CIA, and in one or more ways, so did the rest of his family.
Thousands May Lose Rental VouchersAugust 9th, 2010
Because of a $45 million budget gap, the New York City Housing Authority may have to revoke rental-assistance vouchers from more than 10,000 low-income tenants.
Chavez Rejects US Ambassador-Designate to VenezuelaAugust 9th, 2010
President Hugo Chavez on Sunday rejected Larry Palmer as the US ambassador-designate to Venezuela, and urged US President Barack Obama to “look for another candidate.”
Smoke Cloud Covers Moscow, Authorities Warn of Radioactive CloudAugust 9th, 2010
A smoke cloud covered Moscow on Friday and authorities warned of a possible radioactive cloud that could form if the wildfires raging in Russia spread to an area contaminated by the Chernobyl accident.
Virus Attacks Siemens Plant-Control SystemsAugust 9th, 2010
Computer hackers have designed a virus that targets industrial control systems built by German engineering giant Siemens AG, activating a kind of malicious software that analysts say represents a growing corporate-espionage threat.
The Enemy of My EnemyAugust 9th, 2010
The Israeli toughness the Arabs have complained about for over a half century is now their own most likely shield against Iran.
The Lunatic’s ManualAugust 9th, 2010
It’s time to bring the troops back, and nurse the wounded, and thank them all for their extraordinary service. It’s time to come to our senses and put the lunatic’s manual aside.
Chinese Missile Could Shift Pacific Power BalanceAugust 9th, 2010
Bristling with fighter jets that can reach deep into landlocked trouble zones, America’s virtually invincible carrier fleet has long enforced its dominance of the high seas. China may soon put an end to that.
Undersea River Discovered Flowing on Sea BedAugust 9th, 2010
Massive underwater rivers that flow along the bottom of the oceans have been discovered by scientists.
Ants and Bees, Not CEOs, Can Lead Us To Economic Promised LandAugust 9th, 2010
Bees. Ants. Not the usual topic of conversation at an average board meeting. But according to Peter Miller’s book Smart Swarm, the creatures could just about revolutionise the way we do business.
Massive Ice Island Breaks Off GreenlandAugust 9th, 2010
A piece of ice four times the size of Manhattan island has broken away from an ice shelf in Greenland, according to scientists in the U.S.
Seven Reasons Not to Send Your Kids to CollegeAugust 9th, 2010
For James Altucher, the entire college degree industry is a scam, a self-perpetuating Ponzi scheme that needs to stop right now.
Congregations Gone WildAugust 9th, 2010
The American clergy is suffering from burnout, several new studies show. And part of the problem, as researchers have observed, is that pastors work too much.
The Anne Rice Defection: It’s the Tip of the Religious IcebergAugust 9th, 2010
American Christianity is not well, and there’s evidence to indicate that its condition is more critical than most realize — or at least want to admit.
The Dark Side of VitaminwaterAugust 9th, 2010
Now here’s something you wouldn’t expect. Coca-Cola is being sued by a non-profit public interest group, on the grounds that the company’s vitaminwater products make unwarranted health claims.
Effectiveness of Statins is Called Into QuestionAugust 9th, 2010
The drugs clearly help patients who have already had a heart attack. But their use has skyrocketed in patients hoping to prevent a first heart attack. In those cases, the benefits are dubious.
Filthy-Rich Get Richer – Everyone Else Gets PoorerAugust 9th, 2010
One million American children go to bed hungry, while the Obama regime squanders billions of dollars killing women and children in Afghanistan…
Before the CIA, there was the PondAugust 7th, 2010
Created during World War II as a purely U.S. operation free of the perceived taint of European allies, the Pond existed for 13 years and was shrouded in secrecy for more than 50 years.
Did the ADA Hurt Some People With Disabilities?August 7th, 2010
On the ADA’s recent 20th anniversary, some commentators argued that it has kept disabled people out of the workplace. But is that true?
Social Security Jitters? Better Prepare NowAugust 7th, 2010
If you are worried about the future of Social Security, join the crowd.
Is the Middle East on the Brink of Another War?August 7th, 2010
Each of those events that unfolded recently could be signs of why many in the Middle East believe that despite the outward calm, the region may be on the brink of another catastrophic war.
1 in 200 Men Direct Descendants of Genghis KhanAugust 7th, 2010
In 2003 a groundbreaking historical genetics paper reported results which indicated that a substantial proportion of men in the world are direct line descendants of Genghis Khan.
Spaceweather PhoneAugust 7th, 2010
Spaceweather PHONE is an astronomy alert service from the creators of Spaceweather.com
Orion Nebula Provides Clues to Life on EarthAugust 6th, 2010
An international team of astronomers investigated the Orion Nebula and found a process that may have played a role in the development of life on Earth.
Trojan Asteroids Around Neptune Could Hit EarthAugust 6th, 2010
Material from the Trojan asteroids that exist around the orbit of Neptune could go on to become comets that could strike our planet, according to a new study.
A Pardon for the Notorious Billy the Kid?August 6th, 2010
Billy the Kid is dead and probably doesn’t care, but a pardon for the cold-blooded killer may be in the offing.
Resolved: Eating Animals Is IndefensibleAugust 6th, 2010
If you care about your health, your planet or other people, it is simply not possible to defend eating meat from grocery stores or restaurants.
Toddler Offers to Save Brother With Bone Marrow TransplantAugust 6th, 2010
Three-year-old Jaydon Firth hopes his healthy bone marrow will save his brother’s life.
Google Considering Restricting Web AccessAugust 6th, 2010
In a complete reversal of its previous support for Net Neutrality, Google is now in talks with Verizon on how to restrict access to the Internet and charge more for greater web access.
The Salt Hiding in Your DietAugust 6th, 2010
Nearly 90% of adults consume more salt than U.S. dietary guidelines recommend. Now, federal officials are considering making those guidelines even tougher to follow.
The Worst Kids’ Meals in AmericaAugust 6th, 2010
Childhood obesity rates in America have tripled since 1980. Choose the smart options–and stay away from the worst restaurant kids meals.
Little Girl Plays for First Time Thanks to Miracle Body SuitAugust 6th, 2010
Olivia Court’s parents were told their daughter would never be able to walk, let alone run, but since the generous gift of a miracle body suit, the British toddler has been given a new lease of life.
Why are Food Allergies on the Rise?August 6th, 2010
It seems like more and more children in the U.S. are developing food allergies, and there’s data to back that up.
9 Steps to Heal Autoimmune DiseaseAugust 6th, 2010
Dr. Mark Hyman provides nine steps to cool the “fires” of inflammation and overcome conditions that range from allergies to arthritis and more.
Another Israeli Organ-Trafficking Ring BustedAugust 6th, 2010
Another Israeli organ-trafficking operation has been shut down.
After Stroke Scans, Patients Face Serious Health RisksAugust 6th, 2010
The FDA is now haunted by reports of CT brain perfusion scan radiation overdose cases throughout the country.
Be Sure Exercise Is All You Get at the GymAugust 6th, 2010
If you neglect basic hygiene practices in the gym, you could wind up with one of the many skin infections that can spread like wildfire in athletic settings.
Gisele Bundchen Wants Breastfeeding to Be LawAugust 6th, 2010
The supermodel is taking baby Benjamin’s health care seriously and thinks you should follow her lead.
Is Coconut Water Really Better Than Sports Drinks?August 6th, 2010
Has Mother Nature really made the best sports drink? Kiera Butler pours out details in this story.
CIA Beyond Redemption – Should be TerminatedAugust 6th, 2010
The common enemy of all is the CIA and the sinisters forces that control it.
Winston Churchill’s UFO CoverupAugust 6th, 2010
Winston Churchill was accused of ordering a cover-up of a Second World War encounter between a UFO and a RAF bomber because he feared public “panic” and loss of faith in religion, newly released secret files disclose.
America’s New, Peaceful Future?August 5th, 2010
Matt Steinglass is surprisingly optimistic that we’re about to enter a new, more reticent age of American power projection.
Alex Jones Banishes Mike RiveroAugust 5th, 2010
“I have just been informed by the Alex Jones show that they are canceling my monthly interviews commencing this coming Tuesday,” Rivero announced.
Fannie and Freddie’s Foreclosure BaronsAugust 5th, 2010
How the federal housing agencies—and some of the biggest bailed-out banks—are helping shady lawyers make millions by pushing families out of their homes.
Billionaires Run for the US CongressAugust 5th, 2010
By now, the public should see a flashing sign that says: Beware of America’s Rich Political Saviors.
Feds Giving Spill Data to BP—But Public Stays in DarkAugust 5th, 2010
Why is the government telling BP how much damage oil has caused in the Gulf, but keeping it secret from the rest of us?
A Universe Could Exist ‘Inside Every Black Hole’August 5th, 2010
A hidden universe could exist inside every black hole, a Polish cosmologist has claimed.
Engineered Herpes Virus Used To Treat CancerAugust 5th, 2010
Doctors say they have used a genetically engineered herpes virus to treat successfully patients with head and neck cancer.
STV Viewer Reports Strange Sighting in Skies Over GlasgowAugust 5th, 2010
An STV viewer has contacted us claiming to have seen something strange in the skies above Glasgow that they think could have been a UFO.
Croc Had Difficulty Predicting Darwin Cup WinnerAugust 5th, 2010
ONE of Crocosaurus Cove’s psychic crocs has tipped Shout Out Loud to win today’s Darwin Cup.
Obama Restores Rank of Disgraced Vietnam GeneralAugust 5th, 2010
An Air Force general has been exonerated of charges that he violated presidential restrictions on aerial bombing during the Vietnam War, more than 30 years after his death.
Activists: Plutonium Traces in Air Near Rocky FlatsAugust 5th, 2010
Activists questioning the thoroughness of the cleanup at an old nuclear weapons plant northwest of Denver say they have found particles of weapons-grade plutonium in air samples taken near the site.
Senate Cuts Food Stamp Funds; Leaves Oil and Gas Subsidies IntactAugust 5th, 2010
The Senate is expected to vote today for a bill that will cut food stamp benefits by $6.1 billion to help fund Medicaid and teachers’ jobs.
Secret Banking Cabal Emerges From AIG ShadowsAugust 5th, 2010
A Congressional hearing described a secretive group deploying billions of dollars to favored banks, operating with little oversight by the public or elected officials.
“The World Needs a New Social Contract”August 5th, 2010
“We have to start thinking about a new social contract on a planetary scale, but also within each country,” says Argentine activist and scholar Adolfo Pérez Esquivel.
Dog Eats Rockford Man’s Big Toe, Saves His LifeAugust 5th, 2010
Dogs that bite are not ordinarily lavished with praise, but Jerry Douthett’s little dog Kiko is being hailed as a lifesaver.
Obama Hails Iraq GenocideAugust 3rd, 2010
Obama continues to spout his sickening lies about America’s genocidal war on the people of Iraq.
Rape Suit Filed Against Catholic DioceseAugust 3rd, 2010
A civil lawsuit is claiming an Indiana Catholic Diocese covered up a rape in 2007.
Gay Catholic Priests Filmed in ActionAugust 3rd, 2010
Video footage of three Catholic priests inside a gay club and engaging in sex in a church building have Roman Catholic officials fuming in this latest sex scandal to rock the church.
Bishop Santa to Pope Benedict: Resign!August 3rd, 2010
A Christian Monk and Bishop, and child advocate, whose legal name is Santa Claus, is taking Pope Benedict XVI to task for the continued Vatican support of pedophiles and cover-up of their crimes.
High Court Trims Miranda Warning Rights Bit by BitAugust 3rd, 2010
The Supreme Court made major revisions to the now familiar Miranda warnings this year.
Did the SEC Just Exempt Itself from the Freedom of Information Act?August 3rd, 2010
The Dodd-Frank bill, which is now law, contains a section that could potentially exempt a huge portion of the SEC’s paper trail from the Freedom of Information Act.
Russia to Expand Military Aid to US Occupation of AfghanistanAugust 3rd, 2010
Andrei Avetisyan, the Russian ambassador to Kabul, announced July 12 that the Kremlin would begin supplying arms and military equipment to the regime of President Hamid Karzai.
Veterans on the Brink of SuicideAugust 3rd, 2010
Though suicides among active-duty service members are carefully tracked — they hit a one-month record, 32, in June — no reliable data exists for suicides by veterans.
Is Sarkozy Turning France Into A Police State?August 3rd, 2010
Last week, Sarkozy had said that he would expel foreign Roma minorities who commit crimes in France back to Eastern Europe in his vow to tighten nationality rules for other non-French-born.
Scientists Succeed in Teleporting Atom by Quantum EntanglementAugust 3rd, 2010
Sci-fi romance flick sounding as it seems but “Quantum entanglement” is actually a phenomenon that physicists say may someday lead to the ability to teleport an object all the way across the galaxy instantly.
Ball Lightning: a Shocking and Totally Inexplicable PhenomenonAugust 3rd, 2010
It skitters across the ground, floats in the air, is cold to the touch, and leaves scorch marks. It’s been scientifically explained, or hey, it might be a total hallucination. It’s ball lightning!
Mystery ‘Sea Creature’ Spotted Off British CoastAugust 3rd, 2010
A photograph showing what appears to be a long-necked sea creature has got marine experts scratching their heads.
BP Executive ‘Absolutely’ Would Eat Gulf SeafoodAugust 3rd, 2010
BP’s chief operating officer sought to give the southern US fishing industry a much-need boost Sunday, saying he’d “absolutely” eat Gulf of Mexico seafood after the massive oil spill devastated the region.
Men Swapped at Birth, Now Work & Live TogetherAugust 3rd, 2010
Two years back, Dimas Aliprandi and Elton Plaster didn’t know of each other’s existence. Then they learned they had been accidentally switched at birth more than 20 years ago.
Leaked Docs Confirm US Funds TalibanAugust 2nd, 2010
The U.S. created the Taliban and continues to fund it through Pakistan and the leaked documents prove it.
Complex Eruption On The SunAugust 2nd, 2010
On August 1st around 0855 UT, Earth orbiting satellites detected a C3-class solar flare.
MoD Blocks Release of UFO FilesAugust 2nd, 2010
The release of files about a Ministry of Defence civil servant-turned-UFO expert has been blocked.
The Devil Goes Mowing: First Crop Circle in British Isles?August 2nd, 2010
A tale oft told is told once again in this response by Nick Redfern to those who ask about Crop Circles, where he points out a 17th century tale that could be the first Crop Circle reported in the British Isles.
Flu Vaccine Push Already Underway; First Batch Causes SeizuresAugust 2nd, 2010
As ridiculous as it seems, retailers across the U.S. are already stocking their stores with Christmas goods. Oh, and so does the flu vaccine manufacturers, by the way.
Stop Drinking Bottled Water Now! (Infographic)August 2nd, 2010
A lot of people have questioned the environmental impacts of shipping water around in plastic packages, aside from the fact that some studies have found that what we’re buying at the corner store isn’t really any cleaner.
Flu Jab Linked to Fits in Under Fives: OfficialsAugust 2nd, 2010
GPs have been told not to use a particular flu jab on 110,000 children under five after it was linked with a tenfold increase in fits, it can be revealed.
The Myth of StressAugust 2nd, 2010
Mortgage payments, college tuition, parenting demands, relationship issues, a flat economy and job insecurity are only some of the factors that stress most people out. A clearly stressful world. Or is it?
Don’t Omit Health Effects of PesticideAugust 2nd, 2010
A Los Angeles Times article focuses on fraud related to a dismissed court case between Dole and banana plantation workers, but never mentions that the pesticide in question is a known reproductive toxicant.
Men Need a ‘Lift’ Too: Aging Levels the Playing FieldAugust 2nd, 2010
Boomer males are struggling with their aging bodies too. Just like their female counterparts, they are living longer and expect to be “forever young.”
Spread of Disease Linked to Warming ClimateAugust 2nd, 2010
A deadly infectious disease once thought to be exclusively tropical has gained a toehold in the Pacific Northwest, and health experts suspect climate change is partially to blame.
Top 10 Reasons to Label Genetically Engineered FoodsAugust 2nd, 2010
The Convention on Biodiversity recognizes that genetic engineering is a threat to amount and variety of life on the planet.
Avocados: A Super Cancer Fighting FoodAugust 2nd, 2010
Avocados are one of the great cancer fighting foods.
Debate Heats Up About Mosque Near Ground ZeroAugust 1st, 2010
An influential Jewish organization on Friday announced its opposition to a proposed Islamic center and mosque two blocks north of ground zero in Lower Manhattan.
Who Pays for Agricultural Dumping? Farmers in Developing CountriesAugust 1st, 2010
Brazil and the United States may have settled, for now, their long-running WTO dispute over U.S. cotton subsidies, but the issues it raised remain.
Google, CIA Invest in ‘Future’ of Web MonitoringAugust 1st, 2010
The investment arms of the CIA and Google are both backing a company that monitors the web in real time — and says it uses that information to predict the future.
SEC Lets Citi Execs Go Free After $40 Billion Subprime LieAugust 1st, 2010
What is the penalty for bankers who tell $40 billion lies? Somewhere between nothing and a rounding-error on your bonus.
Congress Ponders Privacy of Your Underwear, Immortal SoulAugust 1st, 2010
The Senate Commerce Committee’s Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) compared the Internet to a deeply disturbing shopping mall. The analogy, of course, was to behavioral tracking on the Internet.
A Second Slave Rebellion in Haiti: The Worth of a Haitian ChildAugust 1st, 2010
Desperate Haitian parents give away their children through adoption in the hope that the new family will feed and educate the children. Instead, the children usually end up as child slaves, or restavèk.