Archive for September, 2010 : Why the Rich Are Angry, and Why You Should Worry About ItSeptember 30th, 2010
The New York Times published a column by Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman under the headline “The Angry Rich and Taxes.”
Canadian Judge Strikes Down Prostitution LawSeptember 30th, 2010
Key provisions of Canada’s prostitution law were struck down Tuesday by an Ontario judge who said they endangered the people they were meant to protect.
Former Guerrilla Set To Be the World’s Most Powerful WomanSeptember 30th, 2010
Stocky and forceful at 63, this former leader of the resistance to a Western-backed military dictatorship (which tortured her) is preparing to take her place as President of Brazil.
Scientists, Secrets and Wall Street’s Lost $4 TrillionSeptember 30th, 2010
Thanks to an ever growing influx of Ph.D.s from the Ivies and an insatiable demand for an algorithmic trading edge by secretive hedge funds and proprietary trading desks at the largest firms, Wall Street has become part physics lab, part casino, part black hole.
Ashcroft’s Post-9/11 Roundups Spark LawsuitSeptember 30th, 2010
Hundreds of people who believe they were falsely detained and imprisoned by the Department of Justice in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks are now seeking redress through the U.S. courts.
Masturbating on the Edge of the ApocalypseSeptember 30th, 2010
This is all light opera amid the shrill insanity of American politics, where Dinesh D’Souza said on Forbes magazine that “The U.S. is being ruled according to the dreams of a Luo tribesman of the 1950s.
U.S. Mounting First Test of Cyber-Blitz Response PlanSeptember 30th, 2010
The United States is launching its first test of a new plan for responding to an enemy cyber-blitz, including any attack aimed at vital services such as power, water and banks.
Campaigners Defend ‘Celebrated Novels’ from US CensorsSeptember 30th, 2010
Authors including Toni Morrison and Kurt Vonnegut are among those to have faced recent bans in American schools.
Why Doesn’t the US Talk to Iran?September 30th, 2010
The unrelenting diplomatic and geopolitical standoff between Iran and the United States is often blamed on the Iranian government for its “confrontational” foreign policies, or its “unwillingness” to enter into a dialogue with the United States.
Obama Administration Internet Wiretap Plans Dredge Up Old DebateSeptember 30th, 2010
Plans by federal law enforcement and national security officials to make it easier to intercept communications on the Internet are revisiting arguments from the 1990s.
The American Dream: Is It Slipping Away?September 30th, 2010
An ABC News/Yahoo News poll revealed that today, only half of us think the American dream still holds true, while 43% said that it had once been true.
Are Government Workers Overpaid?September 30th, 2010
Officials claim that decent pay for state workers, in addition to union protections and other benefits are now too expensive for American taxpayers to afford.
Gorillas the Origin of Human Malaria’s Most Lethal StrainSeptember 30th, 2010
The world’s most deadly form of human malaria, a parasite known as Plasmodium falciparum, is of gorilla origin, and not chimpanzee, bonobo or ancient human origin as scientists previously thought.
In a Computer Worm, a Possible Biblical ClueSeptember 30th, 2010
Deep inside the computer worm that some specialists suspect is aimed at slowing Iran’s race for a nuclear weapon lies what could be a fleeting reference to the Book of Esther, the Old Testament tale in which the Jews pre-empt a Persian plot to destroy them.
Vdara Visitor: ‘Death Ray’ Scorched HairSeptember 30th, 2010
The tall, sleek, curving Vdara Hotel at CityCenter on the Strip is a thing of beauty. But the south-facing tower is also a collector and bouncer of sun rays.
Boeing’s Aerial Sensor to Aid Search for Rare Earth ElementsSeptember 30th, 2010
Rare earth elements have received a good deal of attention lately, not least because they are indeed very rare, and the country holding most known reserves is gobbling them up faster than it can mine them.
Texas Father-Son Return To Scene Where UFOs WitnessedSeptember 30th, 2010
The Texas father and son who have reported seeing three UFOs this month, returned to the area where the sightings took place and created a video, according to their YouTube video release.
Some Dolphins Saved from JapaneseSeptember 30th, 2010
The battle to save Dolphins from Japanese killers has reached a new level as direct action is taken and Dolphins were saved.
An 11-year-old Schools Us On What’s Wrong With the Current Food SystemSeptember 30th, 2010
At a TEDx “Next Generation” event recently, 11-year-old Birke Baehr got up on stage and announced his intention “to talk about what’s wrong with our food system.”
Told To Eat Its Vegetables, America Orders FriesSeptember 30th, 2010
New York: It’s been a busy week for vegetables. The baby-carrot industry tried to reposition its product as junk food, starting a $25 million advertising campaign.
This Is Why We’re Fat—By the NumbersSeptember 30th, 2010
Nibbling on the data nuggets found in this “Food Consumption in America” infographic delivers a real jaw-dropper, showing the literal weight of an average American’s food choices in a typical year.
25 Amazing Food CuresSeptember 30th, 2010
Incorporate these wonderfoods into your daily diet, and you’ll be surprised at how quickly your body and your mind react.
5 Steps to Kill Hidden Bugs in Your Gut That Make You SickSeptember 30th, 2010
Sometimes the causes of your symptoms do have some relationship to their location, but that’s far from the whole story.
Water Treatment Plant Yields Gourmet Drug-Infused Seasoning!September 30th, 2010
“Water sanitation is a notoriously un-sexy issue, and this is an interesting way to reconnect people with their local and regional water systems, not to mention highlight an important water contamination issue.”
Genetically Modified Foods in Supermarkets: How Many?September 30th, 2010
A reader writes that the discussion over genetically modified foods makes no sense because “virtually every food we consume today has been genetically modified.”
Researchers Show That The Human Genome Is Helpless In The Face Of ChocolateSeptember 30th, 2010
Knowing that extreme sensitivity to some bitter tastes is genetically-driven, researchers in the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine tried to find out if genetic taste markers might prevent some women from enjoying bitter chocolate or bitter espresso coffee.
Diabetes Risk May Fall as Magnesium Intake ClimbsSeptember 30th, 2010
Getting enough magnesium in your diet could help prevent diabetes, a new study suggests.
Cardio Can Nurture Sweet DreamsSeptember 30th, 2010
Sleepless and sedentary? Instead of counting sheep in a field, try running through a meadow.
Celiac Disease Rate Is Growing, Particularly Among ElderlySeptember 30th, 2010
Working to solve the puzzle of when people develop celiac disease has led researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine Center for Celiac Research to some surprising findings.
Is Solar Wind the Next Renewable Energy Resource?September 30th, 2010
Solar and wind power have long been two of the main contenders in the race to find the next big renewable energy resource. Rather than choosing between the two, scientists at Washington State University have instead combined them.
Human Bodies Waiting Below Ground for Paris Metro Will Heat New Apartment ComplexSeptember 30th, 2010
An experimental heating system, being installed in a public housing project in Paris, will use the warmth generated by human bodies in a nearby Metro station to heat the building.
Report: U.S. Military Must Wean Itself Off of Oil by 2040September 30th, 2010
In a report called Fueling The Future Force, the authors say that the U.S. Military must be entirely oil-free by 2040 if it wants to maintain a strategic edge and avoid the inevitable lack of oil. Can it be done?
Clean Stove Initiative Aims to Cut Carbon-Filled Cooking Smoke WorldwideSeptember 30th, 2010
While the developed world wrestles with curbing carbon emissions from luxuries like personal automobiles, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is engineering an ambitious bottom-up approach to reduce emissions in the third world: providing cleaner cooking stoves.
California Big Solar Binge Continues with Approval of More ProjectsSeptember 30th, 2010
While efforts to pass federal climate change legislation have stalled, Golden State regulators have been licensing massive desert solar power plant projects at a breakneck pace in recent weeks.
New Class of Smart “Piezotronic” Materials Could Create Self-Powering Micro-BotsSeptember 30th, 2010
Piezoelectric materials have long been used to turn kinetic energy into electrical energy, but a clever application by Georgia Tech researchers is making those materials much smarter.
No, Nuclear Power Does Not Belong in the RESSeptember 30th, 2010
Yesterday’s Washington Post editorial pretty well mirrors current centrist conventional wisdom on energy policy: carbon tax would have been best, cap-and-trade would have been second best, and the renewable electricity standard (RES) now before the Senate would be third best.
MIT’s Self-Assembling Solar Cells Recycle Themselves Repeatedly, Just Like Plant CellsSeptember 30th, 2010
Plants are extremely efficient converters of light into energy, more or less setting the bar for researchers creating photovoltaic cells that convert sunlight into electricity.
World’s Largest Solar Powered Boat To Begin World VoyageSeptember 30th, 2010
It’s anchors away for what is being heralded as the world’s largest solar powered boat.
Swedish Researchers Harness Green Goo to Create Solar Cells from JellyfishSeptember 30th, 2010
A group of Swedish researchers are looking beyond plants for living models upon which to base their solar harvesting tech, turning instead to the photovoltaic prowess of the jellyfish.
Eerie Photos of Power Plants Show Dark, Coal-Dependent FutureSeptember 30th, 2010
Though the eerie photos capture a sense of nostalgia, the subjects are completely contemporary.
War on Dissent: FBI Agents Raiding Peaceful Anti-War ActivistsSeptember 30th, 2010
FBI counter-terrorism agents are offered perverse career incentives that pressure them to conduct actions against groups that pose no danger.
Stuart Littlewood: Reaping Terror’s RewardSeptember 30th, 2010
If it wasn’t for the “war on terror” America and Israel wouldn’t be enjoying such military fun and games and reaping such fat rewards. Whole new industries are flourishing thanks to the considerable effort they’ve devoted to sowing the seeds of terror.
Spreading Democracy in Afghanistan: One Journalist Arrest at a TimeSeptember 30th, 2010
US-led forces in Afghanistan sure did a bang-up job this week at promoting the concept of Western “democracy.”
GM Maize ‘Has Polluted Rivers Across the United States’September 30th, 2010
An insecticide used in genetically modified (GM) crops grown extensively in the United States and other parts of the world has leached into the water of the surrounding environment.
World’s Largest Tiger Reserve Clearcut for PlantationsSeptember 30th, 2010
In August, Myanmar officials formally designated Hukawng Valley as a Protected Tiger Area. Less than a month later, a report and video shows one of Myanmar’s most powerful tycoons clear-cutting the reserve to put in plantations.
UN Prepares for ‘First Contact’ with Alien LifeSeptember 30th, 2010
The vexed issue of who should speak to an alien from another planet that demands “Take me to your leader” might soon be resolved.
Why Black Church Culture Rejects HomosexualitySeptember 30th, 2010
A large majority of African-American Christians are theologically conservative. The reason why many take the Apostle Paul at his word when he portrays homosexuality as an act of depravity and perversion.
Jordanian Queen says Peace in Mideast Will Weaken ExtremistsSeptember 30th, 2010
Jordanian Queen Rania Al Abdullah on Sunday said that successful Mideast peace talks could deal a heavy blow to Islamic militants, as radicals have exploited the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians to further their own violent cause.
Egyptian Desert Expedition Confirms Spectacular Meteorite ImpactSeptember 30th, 2010
A 2008 Google Earth search led to the discovery of Kamil crater, one of the best-preserved meteorite impact sites ever found. Earlier this year, a gritty, sand-blown expedition reached the site deep in the Egyptian desert to collect iron debris and determine the crater’s age and origins.
Witches, Wizards Banned from Russian AdsSeptember 30th, 2010
Russian lawmakers have backed a bill that bans witches and wizards from advertising in the media amid concerns that they give false hope to cancer victims.
Hunchback Dinosaur Is a Spine-Tingling DiscoverySeptember 30th, 2010
Move over, Quasimodo, a newly discovered dinosaur could become the biggest hunchback the world has ever known.
North Dakota Lake Swallows Land and BuildingsSeptember 30th, 2010
It’s been called a slow-growing monster: a huge lake that has steadily expanded over the last 20 years, swallowing up thousands of acres, hundreds of buildings and at least two towns in its rising waters.
Rabies Spread by Vampire Bats Kills Fifth Child in PeruSeptember 30th, 2010
A fifth child has died in Peru in an outbreak of rabies spread by vampire bats, say health officials.
Titanic Sunk by Steering Blunder, New Book ClaimsSeptember 30th, 2010
It was always thought the Titanic sank because its crew were sailing too fast and failed to see the iceberg before it was too late. But now it has been revealed they spotted it well in advance but still steamed straight into it because of a basic steering blunder.
Scientists Warn Over Invasive ‘Killer’ LadybirdSeptember 30th, 2010
Harlequin ladybird – which experts say can edge out native species – found in punnet of raspberries bought in Perth supermarket.
Zero Rupee Note Battles Corruption in IndiaSeptember 29th, 2010
Citizens in India are tackling corruption by paying bribes with special Zero Rupee cash with the image on Ghandi on them.
Pentagon Destroys Thousands of Copies of Army Officer’s MemoirSeptember 27th, 2010
The Department of Defense recently purchased and destroyed thousands of copies of an Army Reserve officer’s memoir in an effort to safeguard state secrets, a spokeswoman said Saturday.
Max-Neef: ‘Poisonous’ Economy Heading to ‘Catastrophic’ CollapseSeptember 27th, 2010
The economy is to serve the people, not the people to serve the economy — Manfred Max-Neef
The Indispensable People? The Collapse of Western MoralitySeptember 27th, 2010
“Yes, I know, as many readers will be quick to inform me, the West never had any morality. Nevertheless things have gotten worse.” – Paul Craig Roberts
Moscow Building 5000 Bomb Shelters by 2012September 27th, 2010
Russia Today just put out a video and news report that Russia is building 5000 more bomb shelters in Moscow. This will be done on a hurried time frame by 2012.
NYPD Doling Out Illegal Summonses To Meet Quotas?September 27th, 2010
A Brooklyn man standing in front of his apartment was hit with a trespassing ticket, even after cops watched him use his key to get inside. Probably just because the cops are filling a quota.
Universal, Primordial Magnetic Fields Discovered in Deep SpaceSeptember 27th, 2010
Scientists from the California Institute of Technology and UCLA have discovered evidence of “universal ubiquitous magnetic fields” that have permeated deep space between galaxies since the time of the Big Bang.
Venus in LockstepSeptember 27th, 2010
It has long been known that Venus and Earth are somehow bound gravitationally.
Ex-Military Officers to Speak Out About UFOs that Disabled NukesSeptember 27th, 2010
A group of former military officers are convening at the National Press Club in Washington this Monday to give a report on their observations of UFOs, and to demand answers from the government.
The Origins of 13 Weird SuperstitionsSeptember 27th, 2010
We’re surrounded by superstitions every day — don’t walk under a ladder, don’t step on a crack, avoid black cats — but where do these beliefs come from and why do we follow them?
When Garden Gnomes AttackSeptember 27th, 2010
Zombies get more press, but garden gnomes may be a bigger threat to public safety.
Why Looking After Your Teeth Prevents Deadly Blood ClotsSeptember 27th, 2010
Brushing your teeth and flossing may be a chore, but it could just save your life, according to a new study.
17 Ways to Safeguard Your HeartSeptember 27th, 2010
A top cardiologist shares her heart-healthy habits.
Organic Strawberries are BetterSeptember 27th, 2010
They have more antioxidants and vitamin C than their conventional counterparts, a study says.
Is That Plastic Container Safe?September 27th, 2010
Our homes are full of plastic, and the kitchen is no exception. Scientific evidence suggests that some of these chemicals may be harmful to people, especially infants and children.
Exercise Can Offset Obesity-linked Genes, Study FindsSeptember 27th, 2010
People with a genetic predisposition to obesity can reduce their risk of being overweight by being physically active, researchers conclude.
Monkeypox in Africa–Because of Smallpox Vaccination Stoppage?September 27th, 2010
The elimination of smallpox vaccinations after the disease had been officially declared eradicated has, ironically, led to the emergence of a related–albeit less infectious–disease known as monkeypox.
You Swallow An Invisible Shrimp With Every Gulp of NYC Tap WaterSeptember 27th, 2010
New York’s water is delicious—and filled with tiny crustaceans called “copepods”. (Making it possibly not kosher.) H&E stain the water and put it under a microscope and you’ll find these little guys.
Drug-coated Stents Increase Blood Clot Risk in African AmericansSeptember 27th, 2010
African Americans who receive drug-coated stents have triple the risk of having a blood clot compared with other racial groups, researchers reported.
Can Home Cooking Be Hazardous To Your Health?September 27th, 2010
New research suggests that at least one in seven home kitchens would flunk the kind of health inspection commonly administered to restaurants.
When To Choose Cosmetic Surgery, and When Not ToSeptember 27th, 2010
Cosmetic surgery may help some people feel better about themselves, a concerted effort to exercise and eat right can do some of the same things, for less.
New Method Extracts Oxygen from Water with Minimal EnergySeptember 26th, 2010
Chemists have found a simple and inexpensive technique to pull pure oxygen from water using relatively small amounts of electricity, common chemicals and a room-temperature glass of water.
Nature Offers Template for Solar Energy MaterialsSeptember 26th, 2010
A graduate student researches materials meant to harness the energy of the sun and to convert that energy into usable electricity in solar cells or into useful chemicals, similar to photosynthesis in plants.
Green Energy: Why We’re Still Not Using ItSeptember 26th, 2010
In spite all kinds of research projects, the country is still heavily reliant on fossil fuels, with only 7% coming from renewable sources. So why haven’t we made more progress to change the numbers?
Mining by Moonlight to Save EnergySeptember 26th, 2010
Mining uses much more electricity than most other heavy industries, so it makes sense to move that high energy use to off-peak hours, say, at night time.
Battery Tech in Spotlight as Clean Energy is Still DebatedSeptember 26th, 2010
There is wide consensus, of course, that clean sources such as wind and solar — which are also highly intermittent — simply aren’t viable in the absence of good grid-scale battery options.
Back to Basics with Zero Energy BuildingsSeptember 26th, 2010
Investigating Zero Energy Buildings, structures that consume zero energy from fossil fuels and produce zero carbon emissions.
Investing in Wind Power Is Smart — But Not How We’re Doing ItSeptember 26th, 2010
Wind farms generate profits for local utilities, alternative energy companies, farmers, and ranchers, not to mention manufacturers like General Electric. What’s not to like?
Nanoparticles to be Used to Hunt for Leftover Crude in Spent WellsSeptember 26th, 2010
A perhaps unlikely field of scientific exploration is also tapping nano-biotechnology applications to search for the elusive hydrocarbons that are its lifeblood: the oil industry.
Geothermal: Getting Energy from the EarthSeptember 26th, 2010
Partly because of the dominance of the oil, gas, and coal industries, relatively little has been invested in developing the Earth’s geothermal heat resources.
Attention Congress: China is Shutting Down its Old Coal PlantsSeptember 26th, 2010
Certain members of the U.S. Congress believe that America should not do anything about climate change until China does. But China is already shutting down old, dirty coal plants.
Flu Vaccine: CDC Ignores the Dangers, Wants To Needle EveryoneSeptember 26th, 2010
In a scene reminiscent of a Brave New World and despite numerous concerns, health officials are advising basically everyone in the United States to get the flu vaccine.
China Goes Organic After Scandal of Cooking Oil from SewersSeptember 26th, 2010
Organic food sales have taken off in China after a series of safety scares, including the disclosure that one in 10 meals is cooked using oil dredged from the sewer.
Is Pet Food Actually POISONING dogs?September 26th, 2010
Rebecca Hosking decided to turn detective when her collie fell ill. What the woman discovered will alarm every animal lover.
Dangers of Microwave PopcornSeptember 26th, 2010
A report from the FDA indicates that a chemical coating used in microwave popcorn bags breaks down when heated into a substance called perfluorooctanoic (PFOA).
A Look at the Missing Science Behind Flu Season VaccinesSeptember 26th, 2010
Flu season vaccines are mainstream medicine’s version of psychic surgery: It’s all just “medical sleight of hand” based on nothing more than clever distractions and the obfuscation of scientific facts.
High C-section Rate May Have Something To Do with ImpatienceSeptember 26th, 2010
A new study suggests that a big dose of patience on the part of women and their healthcare providers during delivery might help to lower the rate substantially.
Figures on Flu Deaths are Misleading, Usually Too High, CDC saysSeptember 26th, 2010
In a typical season, about 36,000 deaths are reported, but that number is too high and grossly misleading, analysts say. Depending on the influenza strain, actual rates vary widely from year to year.
Fish Oil May Not Be Much of a Heart-saverSeptember 26th, 2010
Fish oil may not help if you’ve already had a heart attack but if you’re looking to prevent one, or also have diabetes, that’s another matter.
Study Reignites Debate Over Virus’ Role in Chronic FatigueSeptember 26th, 2010
A team of government scientists found traces of XMRV in 86% of chronic fatigue syndrome patients. But other studies have failed to detect the virus, leading to troublesome discrepancies.
Drugs Block Ebola, Marburg Viruses in TestsSeptember 26th, 2010
Synthetic nucleotides halt replication of the viruses in tests on monkeys. The FDA approves clinical trials in primates. ‘Any disorder that involves a genetic problem can potentially be treated,’ one expert says.
HIV-Resistant Cells That Work in Mice Might Help Humans?September 26th, 2010
California scientists, boosted by stem cell research funding enabled by Proposition 71, are aiming for clinical trials involving gene therapy through bone marrow transplants.
Time Influenced by GravitySeptember 25th, 2010
Scientists have confirmed that gravity influences time.
Deadly Swine Flu Vaccines Dumped on AfricaSeptember 25th, 2010
The millions of doses of flu vaccines that no one wanted in the US have been dumped on Africans where they will cause needless deaths, brain damage and chronic illness.
Police Chief & Former Judge Charged in Child RapeSeptember 25th, 2010
A North Dakota Police Chief and a former Judge have been charged in the sexual abuse of a child.
World Agrees – Pentagon Behind 911 AttacksSeptember 24th, 2010
Most people in the world understand the obvious – the attacks of 911 could have only been carried out with the participation of the U.S. military.
Bogus Bono Charity Steals the CashSeptember 24th, 2010
Like most charities, Bono’s ONE Campaign is bogus and intended to make its executives rich. Out of the $14 million it took in in 2008, only $184,732 was spent on charitable works.
Vatican Account Frozen for Money-LaunderingSeptember 24th, 2010
A Vatican bank account was recently frozen due to the Church’s ongoing money laundering activities.
Trillionaire Parasite Queen Applies for WelfareSeptember 24th, 2010
The Queen of England, the richest person on the planet, recently applied for public assistance to pay the heating bill for Buckingham palace.
Paul Watson: ‘You Don’t Watch Whales Die and Do Nothing’September 24th, 2010
Anti-whaling activist Paul Watson of Sea Shepherds speaks out on relationships with whales, protest versus intervention and veganism.
Crime Partners: The U.S. Secret State and Mexico’s “War on Drugs”September 24th, 2010
For decades, investigative journalists, researchers and analysts have noted the symbiotic relationships forged amongst international drug syndicates, neofascists and U.S. intelligence agencies.
Mexico Daily Cuts Drug War Coverage After SlayingSeptember 24th, 2010
The biggest newspaper in Mexico’s most violent city will restrict drug war coverage after the killing of its second journalist in less than two years.
Great Recession Ended in June 2009, But Who Knew?September 24th, 2010
The National Bureau of Economic Research declared Monday that the so-called Great Recession is over, determining that the U.S. economy hit bottom in June 2009 and began a long, sluggish rebound.
Russian DNA Discoveries Explain Human ‘Paranormal’ EventsSeptember 24th, 2010
Esoteric and spiritual teachers have known for ages that our body is programmable by language, words and thought. This has now been scientifically proven and explained.
LA County Jail to Field-Test Raytheon Pain RaySeptember 24th, 2010
With product spin-offs from the Pentagon infiltrating the homeland security market at an ever-faster pace, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is rolling-out Raytheon Corp.’s Assault Intervention Device.
Global EruptionSeptember 24th, 2010
On Sept. 22nd between 0230 UT and 0600 UT, the northern hemisphere of the sun erupted in a tumult of activity.
Utility Company Near L.A. Finds Fossil Trove Up To 1.4M Years OldSeptember 24th, 2010
A utility company preparing to build a new substation in an arid canyon southeast of Los Angeles has stumbled on a trove of animal fossils dating back 1.4 million years.
Aging Gas Pipes At Risk of Explosion NationwideSeptember 24th, 2010
The tragic explosion of a gas pipeline in a San Francisco suburb has shed light on a problem usually kept underground: Communities have expanded over pipes built decades earlier when no one lived there.
French Town’s UFO Landing Pad Welcomes First VisitorSeptember 24th, 2010
A small town in France that built the country’s only council-funded UFO landing pad has received its first craft after a 34 year wait.
Blackwater’s Black OpsSeptember 22nd, 2010
The notorious goon squads of Blackwater are not limited to terrorizing Iraqis and Afghans but have been targeted against Americans as well for corporations like Monsatano and Disney.
5 Surprising Facts About Spying in AmericaSeptember 22nd, 2010
We understand if some of this sounds far-fetched. But take a look for yourself, and see if you can disprove these claims.
Horned Dinosaurs Unearthed on ‘Lost Continent’September 22nd, 2010
Many new and strange dinosaurs and other species have been discovered in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Southern Utah.
US Continues Torture & Murder of CiviliansSeptember 22nd, 2010
The U.S. military continues to terrorize Iraq and Afghanistan and deliberately targets civilians for no reason.
America’s Highways Finally SaferSeptember 21st, 2010
Highway fatalities are dropping steadily, but many more lives could have been saved if it weren’t for corrupt politicos.
The Empire’s Permanent Occupation of AfghanistanSeptember 21st, 2010
Like in Iraq, the U.S. fully intends to permanently ‘occupy’ Afghanistan through puppet politicians, death squads and electronic mind control.
Jersey Abusers Go to Trial Nov. 15thSeptember 21st, 2010
A couple who abused children at the Haute de la Garenne childrens home on Jersey island will finally go to trial.
Atmospheric GeoengineeringSeptember 20th, 2010
An anonymous report confirms climate and weather manipulation experiments (chemtrails) conducted by the US and its minions over the past decades.
Venezuela’s Sane Agroecology PolicySeptember 20th, 2010
While most countries have adopted insane agricultural policies, Venezuela has set an example for sustainable food production that the world should emulate.
John le Carré: “U.S. Has Gone Mad”September 20th, 2010
Famous for his spy novels, John le Carré reads his antiwar essay titled “The United States of America Has Gone Mad.”
Vatican Cardinal Actively Supported PedophilesSeptember 19th, 2010
The Vatican has long actively supported and protected pedophile priests and documents prove it.
20,000 Protest Pope in LondonSeptember 19th, 2010
More than 20,000 demonstrators denounced the Pope and his continued support of child molesters as he visited Britain.
Solar Empowers the People in BangladeshSeptember 17th, 2010
While Obama opposes solar & other green energy, people in Bangladesh are finding that solar makes perfect sense.
Percy Schmeiser vs MonsantoSeptember 17th, 2010
Democracy Now!’s interview of Percy Schmeiser on his battle against Monsatano.
Record Temperatures Killing Caribbean CoralsSeptember 17th, 2010
Vast stretches of coral reefs are dying as a result of warmer temperatures.
CIA Behind the Rwandan & Congo Genocides?September 17th, 2010
The US figures prominently in the genocide in Rwanda and the ongoing genocide in Congo.
World Bank Funds More Dirty Coal PowerSeptember 17th, 2010
The World Bank has funded a record number of dirty coal projects, however it also funded a record number of clean energy projects.
Imprisoned Pedo Priests Supported by VaticanSeptember 16th, 2010
Most of the Catholic clergy jailed in England and Wales remain in the priesthood and receive money from the Church as a reward for sexually abusing children.
Muslims and Islam Were Part of Twin Towers’ LifeSeptember 16th, 2010
Opponents of the Parc51 project say the presence of a Muslim center dishonors the victims of the Islamic extremists on 9/11. But Muslims were already peacefully worshiping in the twin towers long before the attacks.
BP Helped Write Ca. Public Schools’ Environmental Curriculum?September 16th, 2010
Should corporations, whose aims are to generate profits from a specific interest, be shaping the curriculum intended to foster critical thinking and open-mindedness on a subject?
Are We Witnessing the Death of Our Planet?September 16th, 2010
It seems that we are witnessing the death of our planet right before our very eyes.
Quran Burning Story: This Is How The Media Embarrass ThemselvesSeptember 16th, 2010
The story of how one lone idiot, pimping an 18th-century brand of community terrorism, held the media hostage and forced some of this nation’s most powerful people to their knees to fitfully beg an end to his wackdoodlery is an extraordinary one.
Shroud a ‘Radiation Photo’ of Resurrection?September 16th, 2010
Scientists are building the case that the image of a crucified man on the Shroud of Turin was created by radiation that emanated from the body itself.
Mexican Religious Rite Has Created Super Poison-Tolerant Cave FishSeptember 16th, 2010
The ritual of the indigenous Zoque people of southern Mexico came to the attention of scientists studying the molly fish, who wondered how the toxic root might be affecting fish populations in the caves.
Evidence of Second Fast North-South Pole Flip FoundSeptember 16th, 2010
Normally, the process, north becoming south and vice versa, takes 4-5,000 years but now for the second time evidence has been found of a flip that appears to have taken only a few years.
Pyramids, Nanowires — Futures for Artificial SkinSeptember 16th, 2010
Researchers at Berkeley and Stanford are crossing the real frontier: making artificial skin that can touch and feel.
This Planet Smells FunnySeptember 16th, 2010
To the surprise of astronomers who have been studying the Neptune-sized planet using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, GJ 436b has very little methane (CH4).
Satanists Take Over Oklahoma City Civic CenterSeptember 16th, 2010
A group of Oklahoma Satanists are enforcing their constitutional rights — the freedom of assembly. They want a civic center in Oklahoma City to be the venue for a “staged exorcism” on October 21.
Mars May Not Be Lifeless, Say ScientistsSeptember 16th, 2010
Carbon-rich organic molecules, which serve as the building blocks of life, may be present on Mars after all, say scientists – challenging a widely-held notion of the Red Planet as barren.
Parents Support Violent-Game Ban For MinorsSeptember 15th, 2010
A survey of adults found nearly three-quarters favor law forbidding sale of “ultraviolent or sexually violent” games to children.
Vegas Drone Trial Makes HistorySeptember 15th, 2010
Peace activists used their trespassing trial to show why America’s use of drones to slaughter civialians is illegal and immoral and their protest righteous.
Pentagon Tries to Destroy Expose BookSeptember 15th, 2010
The US military is attempting to prevent a book by former spook Anthony Shaffer from reaching readers buy buying every copy published and destroying it.
The Pope is Guilty – But He Will Face No TrialSeptember 14th, 2010
A new book by leading human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson documents the crimes of the Pope and Vatican.
Hazards of the Mighty Pesticide WandSeptember 14th, 2010
The obsession with spraying herbicide on anything and everything is another symptom of a mindless and self-destructive culture.
Deforestation in Brazil SlowsSeptember 14th, 2010
Brazil has slowed their rate of deforestation but many other countries have not. It is essential that our planet be reforested, not deforested.
Belgium’s Pedo Catholic ChurchSeptember 13th, 2010
An investigation has revealed that virtually every catholic church in Belgium sexually abused children, from bishops down to priests. Is the catholic church a front for satanism?
Is Algae the DIY Solution to Food & Energy?September 13th, 2010
Algae is easy to grow, highly nutritious and can be turned into fuel.
Canadian Scientists Muzzled by Their Govt.September 13th, 2010
Scientists who receive public funding in Canada are tightly controlled by the federal government and unable to share information on grave threats to the environment and human health.
1 in 7 Americans Now Living in PovertySeptember 13th, 2010
America’s economy is being systematically destroyed by sinister forces.
US-Led Soldiers Traffic Afghan DrugsSeptember 13th, 2010
It should come as no surprise that Afghan heroin is being smuggled by the occupation troops.
Genetically Modified Totalitarian Food RegimesSeptember 13th, 2010
Toxic genetically modified foods are being forced onto the market whether consumer want them or not.
Fox News: Evil or Just Plain Stupid?September 13th, 2010
Fox News is either evil or stupid for not mentioning that Alwaleed bin Talal is News Corp.’s largest shareholder.
Why Americans Elect Awful PresidentsSeptember 13th, 2010
When voters are so easily victimized what does democracy amount to?
“Zombie Contractors,” The Pentagon’s 100 Billion Dollar BoonDoggleSeptember 13th, 2010
The Pentagon paid for journeymen and got third world unemployed, but to the contracting firms, American, British and Israeli, mostly, they are nothing but a way of defrauding the Pentagon, something any child could do.
CIA Money Behind Wi-Fi Positioning System (WPS)September 13th, 2010
The IPad will someday be able to do most anything. Thanks to WPS infrastructure pioneered by CIA’s front company and currently being implemented by several other intelligence-connected companies, like Google, Apple, and Navizon.
How To Avoid Accidentally Visiting Organizations That Don’t Want YouSeptember 13th, 2010
To make sure that you’re not unintentionally copying and pasting too much, and getting sued by Righthaven LLC, it is perhaps wisest to not visit any of the news organizations associated with the Stephens Group.
Gerald Celente Interview with Robert RingerSeptember 13th, 2010
Trends research analysis expert, futurist, keynote speaker, and Institute Director, Gerald Celente is trusted by many large corporations as the foremost authority on trend forecasting, research, and analysis.
The Nuremberg Trials: Defendants and VerdictsSeptember 13th, 2010
What has happened since Nuremberg? While many of the prominent Nazi leaders were tried, many others escaped prosecution. Some fled the country and were able to conceal their identity for many years.
`Time Traveler’ Caught In A 1905 PictureSeptember 13th, 2010
Could time travelers actually be caught in oldtime photos? Certainly, the concept is appealing, to some people.
Woman Sees Blue Lights. Has Missing Time EpisodeSeptember 13th, 2010
A woman went outside her house to check on two blue lights she saw. Finding that it has gone, she went inside right away only to find out she lost time and didn’t know what happened in between.
Strange Happenings over Saratoga County, NYSeptember 13th, 2010
A man in Saratoga County took a picture of what he believes is the exact same barbell-shaped craft that went buzzing around the lake, to and fro.
Colombia: ‘Giant Fireball’ was a MeteoriteSeptember 13th, 2010
Colombian authorities confirmed that a “giant fireball” that fell from the sky in the Santander department, central Colombia, was a meteorite.
More Farmers in India Go OrganicSeptember 9th, 2010
Farmers in India are increasingly turning to more profitable organic farming and avoiding costly chemical farming.
Tapping Into Urban AbundanceSeptember 9th, 2010
The only reason for people in North America to go hungry is a lack of distribution of food. Some people are solving the problem.
The Great Lucius Walker Will be MissedSeptember 9th, 2010
Activist Rev. Lucius Walker has left this world and will be sorely missed by many.
Obama Admin Kills Torture Law SuitSeptember 9th, 2010
The Obama administration has blocked efforts for justice in illegal torture flights.
50 Arrested Ahead of Swaziland ProtestsSeptember 9th, 2010
The horrid Kind of Swaziland has rounded up potential protesters before they can participate in planned demonstrations.
Youngest Sailor Sets Sail Under Sea Shepherd FlagSeptember 8th, 2010
The youngest girl to attempt to sail around the world alone has set sail, under the Sea Shepherd flag.
Dolphin Defenders Descend on Taiji, JapanSeptember 8th, 2010
Dolphin lovers from around the world are now starting to converge on Taiji, Japan in an effort to save some lives.
Genetically Modified ChinaSeptember 8th, 2010
It is not just the US which has allowed Agro-Chems to contaminate its food supply. China is using toxic GMOs to reduce its own population and contaminate its already poisoned environment.
The Triumph of Evil in AmericaSeptember 8th, 2010
America is rapidly becoming more evil in every sense of the word but there is hope if we just stand up to evil. Light always has dominion over darkness.
Tractor Beams Come to LifeSeptember 8th, 2010
Researchers from the Australian National University have announced that they have built a device that can move small particles a meter and a half using only the power of light.
Rabbi Opposes Israeli Occupation of PalestineSeptember 8th, 2010
A jewish rabbi has asked that jews not support the occupation of Palestine by visiting occupied lands.
‘Minority Report’ Style Software to Predict CrimeSeptember 6th, 2010
Is it possible for the police to predict who will commit crimes beforehand? Yes, say scientists who have developed a new software similar to that of Hollywood sci-fi thriller ‘Minority Report’.
Darwin’s Secret Garden May Hold Key to Future Colonisation of MarsSeptember 6th, 2010
A lonely island in the middle of the South Atlantic conceals Charles Darwin’s best-kept secret.
How Nonproliferation Became a Dirty WordSeptember 6th, 2010
In other words, nonproliferation has come to mean checking the spread of nuclear weapons to countries that don’t have them while we get to keep ours.
Massive Iceberg on the Move in Northern HemisphereSeptember 6th, 2010
he largest chunk of ice in the Northern Hemisphere is on the move – at a four-hundredths-of-a-kilometer an hour clip.
Early Man ‘Butchered and Ate Humans as Part of Everyday Diet’September 6th, 2010
Early cavemen in Europe ate human meat — mostly children — as part of their everyday diet, new research suggests.
War Propaganda Wins the Academy AwardSeptember 5th, 2010
The Academy Awards used to actually mean something, so very long ago. Now it is just all part of the military’s social engineering system.
Honoring Those Who ToilSeptember 5th, 2010
Ralph Nader’s thoughts on Labor Day.
Is the Vatican Really the Center of Global Evil?September 5th, 2010
If one truly investigates the Vatican and is willing to accept the facts, the inescapable reality becomes clear.
Pentagon Protects its PedophilesSeptember 4th, 2010
The Pentagn has shielded more than 200 of its employees and contractors from investigation and prosecution for downloading child pornography.
America’s Crusade Against the Muslim WorldSeptember 4th, 2010
More than 60% of the world’s remaining oil & gas is in muslim countries, which is one reason why muslims are the designated bad guys and must be conquered.
Al-Qaeda & Taliban = CIA’s Narco-TerroristsSeptember 4th, 2010
The evidence shows that Al Qaeda has always been a CIA operation. America has long been its own worst enemy.
The Great Magnetic Storms of 1859September 4th, 2010
As solar activity increases and Earth’s geomagnetic field continues to weaken, we may be in for similar events as occurred in 1859 but this time it could be catastrophic due to our reliance on electrical and electronic devices and the growing holes in the protective upper atmosphere.
TransCanada Already Bullying Landowners in NebraskaSeptember 4th, 2010
The US has yet to even approve the 1,980-mile TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline, but the company is already sending threatening letters to landowners in their pathway.
Group Fears Govt. Terror Strategy ‘Fuels Mistrust’September 4th, 2010
Secrecy surrounding counter-terrorism operations is fueling mistrust of authorities, a study by independent think tank Demos suggests.
Another False Ending: Contracting Out the Iraq OccupationSeptember 4th, 2010
Another false ending to the Iraq war is being declared.
Elite Pedo Ring Prosecuted in PortugalSeptember 4th, 2010
A former diplomat, a television presenter and a doctor were among six people found guilty of abusing 32 children at a Portuguese state-run children’s home, however most of the guilty parties were not prosecuted. Many satanic pedophile rings continue to operate around the world.
Technology Tracks Schoolbus KidsSeptember 4th, 2010
A southwest suburban school district has become one of the first in the state to begin tracking students riding buses to and from school each day with GPS and Radio Frequency Identification technology.
World ‘Facing Mass Extinction’September 4th, 2010
The world is facing a mass extinction event that could be greater than that of the dinosaurs, new research shows.
Listening To Ancient ColorsSeptember 4th, 2010
Pigments used in art work that is decades or even centuries old emit sounds when light is shone on them. This is a technique known as photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy.
Earth’s Magnetic Field Flipped SuperfastSeptember 4th, 2010
Just north of a truck stop along Interstate 80 in Battle Mountain, Nevada, lies evidence that the Earth’s magnetic field once went haywire.
Mystery of India’s “Red Rain” Points to E.T. OriginSeptember 4th, 2010
New evidence has been discovered that reinforces the panspermia thoery that the red rain which fell in India in 2001, contained cells unlike any found on Earth.
Recipe for Water: Just Add StarlightSeptember 4th, 2010
Observations with the PACS and SPIRE spectrometers have shown that water vapour is being formed deep down near the surface of the red giant carbon star CW Leonis; a place previously thought to be impossible.
Solar Probe to Plunge Directly into Sun’s AtmosphereSeptember 4th, 2010
NASA’s daring plan to visit the sun took a giant leap forward today with the selection of five key science investigations for the Solar Probe+ spacecraft.
Oil Dispersants May Delay Recovery by Years… or DecadesSeptember 2nd, 2010
The scientific evidence suggests that the dispersants used by BP will continue to kill marine life far into the future and is far worse than the oil alone.
Supporting the Constitution Now Makes One A TERRORIST SUSPECT?September 2nd, 2010
A brochure, printed at taxpayer expense by the FBI and intended to be issued to law enforcement, lists animal rights and environment activists, and constitution defenders as terrorists.
Fake Gold Bars in Fort Knox!September 2nd, 2010
A discovery in October of 2009 has been suppressed by the main stream media but has been circulating among the “big money” brokers and financial kingpins and is just now being revealed to the public.
What Happened to the Passengers of the 4 Flights of 9/11?September 2nd, 2010
Most people are not aware that there are issues with the 4 groups of people who flew on the 4 flights of 9/11 from 3 locations. Evidences show that 2 of the planes did not even take off that day.
Hit by Lightning Multiple Times or Was It Something Else?September 2nd, 2010
A man was found by people with ripped clothes, his skin sporting a red hue as if sunburned, missing time, and with no memory beyond the bright light that he saw. Could he have been struck by lightning or something else?
UFO Crash Reported Live from CaliforniaSeptember 2nd, 2010
A craft was seen in Canada earlier this week allegedly being fired upon by helicopters and another was spotted near Fresno, Ca. crashed into the side of a mountain with military vehicles quickly surrounding it.
Six Zeroes: Reason to Support Pot LegalizationSeptember 1st, 2010
It is better to legalize what you can’t stop people from doing rather than empower criminal elements.
‘Homeopathic’ Signals from DNASeptember 1st, 2010
Nobel Laureate who discovered the HIV presents controversial but well-documented findings that electromagnetic signals can be detected from highly diluted solutions of DNA.
Antibiotics 1700 Years Ago – In Beer?September 1st, 2010
A chemical analysis of the bones of ancient Africans shows that they were regularly consuming tetracycline.
More War Lies From ObamaSeptember 1st, 2010
War criminal Obama spouted some big fat lies in his recent speech announcing the non-existent end to the war on the people of Iraq.
A Power Generator Turns Falling Wastewater Into ElectricitySeptember 1st, 2010
Here’s a novel way to get a little more out of the bathroom. An industrial design student at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK, has created a clever power generator that turns falling wastewater into electricity.
Scottish Scientists Turn Whisky Into BiofuelSeptember 1st, 2010
File this under news you can raise a glass to: Researchers at Edinburgh Napier University have figured out how to turn the leftovers from one of Scotland’s biggest exports into biofuel.
New Biofuel Cell Could Be Filled With Soft Drinks to Power DevicesSeptember 1st, 2010
Researchers at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society revealed a new breed of battery-like device that’s more like the mitochondria that fuel biological cells than the anode – cathode batteries.
Deep Water Sub To Search For Undersea EnergySeptember 1st, 2010
Based at a new multi-million-dollar energy research station, a Chinese deep-sea sub will search for new energy sources and rare-earth metals on the ocean floor, according to Chinese state-run media.
Finland Plans to Build the World’s First ‘Green Highway’September 1st, 2010
Green cars require green roadways, and to that end Finland is planning the world’s first “green highway.”