Archive for January, 2011 : How Green is Solar?January 31st, 2011
How green is solar energy? A particular worry is the toxicities of metals such as cadmium that goes into the new thin film PVs.
IKEA Pulls the Plug On IncandescentsJanuary 31st, 2011
The global retailer recently announced that as of this month, IKEA US stores will no longer carry traditional bulbs.
Is Data Secrecy a Prescription for Health or Innovation?January 31st, 2011
Some have argued that such data secrecy negatively impacts public health by hampering competition and research. Others say it is a necessary trade secret that protects and promotes drug innovation.
Malaysia Releases 6k GM Mosquitoes into the WildJanuary 31st, 2011
Over the protests of environmental groups and NGOs, Malaysia has released 6,000 genetically modified mosquitoes into the wild, hoping to drive down incidents of mosquito-borne dengue fever.
Viruses and Virus Nucleic Acid Contaminate Many VaccinesJanuary 31st, 2011
Risks of cancer and creation of new pathogens should not be underplayed by regulators.
Meditation Training Changes Brain Structure in 8 WeeksJanuary 31st, 2011
Participating in an 8-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress.
More Sleep for Younger Kids Helps Lessen Chance of ObesityJanuary 31st, 2011
If you hate enforcing bedtime with your kids, here’s another good reason why you should. A new study suggests that younger children who get more regular sleep are less likely to be obese.
Breast-Feeding Debate Closed? Brain Science Weighs InJanuary 31st, 2011
If America knew what breast milk can do for the brains of its youngest citizens, lactating mothers across the nation would be enshrined, not embarrassed.
Protests Spread to Saudi ArabiaJanuary 31st, 2011
The biggest threat to the Middle East region is the possibility that the population of Saudi Arabia may try to imitate what has been happening in the area, bringing total chaos to the established regional geopolitical and more importantly, energy structure. Who will benefit from it?
“The New York Times” May Start Its Own Version of WikiLeaksJanuary 31st, 2011
The New York Times is considering developing a system that will let anonymous leakers easily submit large and confidential files directly to the newspaper. Sound familiar?
Can Eating Less Meat Curb Climate Change?January 31st, 2011
A conservation-minded Texas mom assesses her contribution to climate change, one meal at a time.
Climate Skeptic ‘Misled Congress with Oil Money’January 31st, 2011
A leading climate skeptic patronized by the oil billionaire Koch brothers faced a potential investigation today on charges that he misled Congress on the extent of his funding from the oil industry.
Deepening Canada-U.S. Security and Military TiesJanuary 31st, 2011
Canada and the U.S. are currently negotiating an agreement that would work towards establishing a perimeter approach to security.
Judge Rules Obama Health Care Law UnconstitutionalJanuary 31st, 2011
A federal judge’s ruling Monday that the health care law that passed last year is unconstitutional leaves implementation exactly where it was: moving forward.
Justice Department Seeks to Have All Web Surfing TrackedJanuary 31st, 2011
The US Justice Department wants Internet service providers and cell phone companies to be required to hold on to records for longer to help with criminal prosecutions.
CIA Views China’s “Student Informant System”January 31st, 2011
The SIS employs traditional political spying and denunciation techniques, seeking to create a ‘white terror’ environment on campus — in which students and teachers fear surveillance more than arrest — to achieve and maintain influence and control.
Africa’s New CountryJanuary 31st, 2011
Expectations of a better life ran high as voters in South Sudan voted overwhelmingly for independence in mid-January.
New Oil Platform Planned Near Endangered Whale’s Feeding GroundJanuary 31st, 2011
Sakhalin Energy Investment Company – part owned by Shell – has announced plans to build a major oil platform near crucial feeding habitat of the Western North Pacific gray whale population.
Washington’s Plan B: Why Obama Fears Democracy in EgyptJanuary 31st, 2011
Raising Lazarus from the dead would be easier than reviving the Egyptian President. So Obama is on to plan B. And as it turns out, plan B looks a lot like the status-quo, minus a change of face.
FCC Asks Court to Dismiss MetroPCS, Verizon Net Neutrality SuitsJanuary 31st, 2011
The Federal Communications Commission on Friday moved to dismiss the net neutraliy challenges filed by MetroPCS and Verizon, claiming they were “filed prematurely.”
Patterns of Misconduct: FBI Intelligence ViolationsJanuary 31st, 2011
EFF’s analysis of recently disclosed documents provides new insights into the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s unlawful surveillance of Americans during intelligence investigations conducted between 2001 and 2008.
Russians and China Said to Be Working On Their Own X37 Type CraftJanuary 31st, 2011
When the US Air Force announced the successful test of their advanced X37B space plane, widely regarded as a next-generation super weapon that is even more dangerous than atomic bomb, China also announced the successful launching of its own space plane prototype.
Hawaii Law Bars Release of Obama Birth InfoJanuary 31st, 2011
A privacy law that shields birth certificates has prompted Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie to abandon efforts to dispel claims that President Barack Obama was born outside Hawaii, his office says.
Churches Find End Is NighJanuary 31st, 2011
Residential and commercial real-estate owners aren’t the only ones losing their properties to foreclosure. The past few years have seen a rapid acceleration in the number of churches losing their sanctuaries because they can’t pay the mortgage.
Quantum Entanglement Could Stretch Across TimeJanuary 31st, 2011
Two physicists mathematically described how a spooky effect called entanglement, wherein two linked particles can share a single fate even when they’re miles apart, could also bind particles across time.
Researchers Find Smoking Gun of World’s Biggest ExtinctionJanuary 31st, 2011
Massive volcanic eruption, burning coal and accelerated greenhouse gas choked out life.
Cholera Humbug!January 31st, 2011
Believing that cholera had been brought into their country by the Nepalese troops of MINUSTAH, the United Nations Stabilization Mission, Haitians rioted against UN Peacekeepers and medical workers.
Stephen Hawking Wouldn’t Talk to an ET, Would You?January 31st, 2011
AOL’s Barry Weintraub speaks with Dave Brody of Space.com and AOL’s resident ufologist Lee Speigel, to get their perspective on the search for intelligent life in the universe.
Ban Neonicotinoid Pesticides to Save the HoneybeeJanuary 31st, 2011
Fresh evidence links neonicotinoid pesticides to death of the honeybee spurs calls for banning the pesticides.
Maneka asks Karnataka to Ban EndosulphanJanuary 31st, 2011
Noted animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi today urged the Karnataka government to emulate the example of its neighbouring state Kerala and ban the use of endosulphan chemical by farmers.
Single Mom Convicted for Trying to Be a Good MotherJanuary 31st, 2011
Only in Duhmerika – A single mother was given 2 felony convictions and 9 days in jail for merely trying for to get her two daughters into a better school by claiming the children lived with their grandfather.
The Posada Show TrialJanuary 31st, 2011
CIA terrorist Luis Posada Carriles is on circus trial for immigration violations in an effort to keep his mouth shut about his real crimes on behalf of America’s sinister forces.
Airship Exposes Koch Brothers Secretive MeetingJanuary 31st, 2011
The aerial message “Koch Brothers: Dirty Money” highlighted the brothers’ ongoing use of their vast oil profits to push a polluter agenda through campaign contributions, lobbying, and funding fronts groups and think tanks.
GMO Alfalfa: Issues of Cross-Contamination and BiodiversityJanuary 30th, 2011
Farmers are already troubled with wind-pollinated crops cross pollinating in either their own or neighboring fields. Even more so in the case of GM plants, especially Alfalfa, for several reasons.
Team-based Health Care Improves Chronic Disease CareJanuary 30th, 2011
Patients of multiple chronic conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, can increase the risk of, and be exacerbated, by depression. Social support can be a key factor.
“Safe and Mild” Medication Causes Liver Failure and DeathJanuary 30th, 2011
It’s not a big victory, but, hey, at least it’s a step in the right direction. The FDA has at last “admitted” that acetaminophen products carry a serious risk for severe liver injury.
Salmonella Victims Sue Sprout GrowerJanuary 30th, 2011
Sprouters Northwest, Inc. has been named in a couple of lawsuits, after the company issued a voluntarily recall of its clover and clover mix products because of potential Salmonella contamination.
Are You Getting Enough Calcium and Vitamin D?January 30th, 2011
Many people are confused about whether they are getting enough — or maybe too much — calcium and vitamin D through their diets and supplements, writes Jane Brody.
Tests to Predict Disease: The Future of (Your) Health?January 30th, 2011
A study published in Health Economics has assessed consumer’s willingness to pay for predictive tests that tell them whether they’re likely to develop diseases in the future.
Victory for Independent ScienceJanuary 30th, 2011
World-famous independent scientist researching the risks of GMOs wins libel case against biotech association fronting a concerted campaign to discredit and victimize him.
Solution to Taco Bell’s Legal Woes: Go VeganJanuary 30th, 2011
Taco Bell has been sued by Alabama-based law firm Beasley Allen, which claims the chain was using too little beef in its “beef.” If there’s hardly any beef, then why not go vegan?
How the Cancun Conference Failed to Save the ClimateJanuary 30th, 2011
The Cancun conference may go down in history as the decisive turning point at which the burden of saving the climate was passed on developing countries, and WTO procedures was introduced into UN meetings.
Whats Wrong With GMOsJanuary 27th, 2011
Pinky’s interview with Jeffrey Smith
Environmental Crime Doesn’t PayJanuary 27th, 2011
A legislative bill in Peru aims to channel the fines for environmental crimes to pay for environmental repairs and other public goods directly affecting the population. Until now, the fines collected have ended up elsewhere in the government.
World Business Leaders Told UFOs are Real & ETs ExistJanuary 27th, 2011
World business leaders attending the annual Global Competitiveness Forum were discussed on UFOs and extraterrestrial life. All of its panel speakers endorsed the view that extraterrestrial life is real.
China Puts Urumqi Under ‘Full Surveillance’January 27th, 2011
Xinjiang city which saw ethnic violence in 2009 now watched by tens of thousands of cameras, says state media.
Chicago Artist’s Protest Backfires, Faces 15 Years in JailJanuary 27th, 2011
A Chicago artist who used a video camera to record being arrested by police is facing up to 15 years in prison. Chris Drew has been charged with Class 1 felony under the Eavesdropping Act in Illinois.
Breakthrough Synthetic Gasoline, Much Cheaper and CleanerJanuary 27th, 2011
UK-based Cella Energy has developed a synthetic fuel that could lead to US$1.50 per gallon gasoline. And since it is hydrogen based, it produces no carbon emissions when burned.
Canyonitis: Seeing Evidence of Ancient Egypt in the Grand CanyonJanuary 27th, 2011
Is there, within the Grand Canyon, an enigmatic system of tunnels that is evidence of an ancient Egyptian voyage to America? Is it all bogus? Or is the truth most likely somewhere in between?
Community Solar Programs: Solar Ownership for the Masses?January 27th, 2011
A host of new state and local policies to encourage community solar may be catalyzing a wave of new projects. But will the reality of community solar live up to the ideal?
A Clean Energy Container Home ConceptJanuary 27th, 2011
Fold-out shades for solar energy, and to harvest rainwater, with filtration system, solar hot water tank, and of course a bed, kitchenette, toilet, shower, storage areas, windows, as well as a mechanical room that houses a portable septic tank. All this in a shipping container turned house.
Minn. Republicans Hope to Undo Clean Energy PoliciesJanuary 27th, 2011
Minnesota’s pioneering clean energy policies could be headed for major changes. Republican legislative leaders feel that the 2007 legislation is just a government interference.
Energy: Should the Military Be Going Green?January 27th, 2011
Lately, the U.S. military has been busy going green. But the RAND study recommends that the military should focus first and foremost on energy efficiency.
Study Yields Better Turbine Spacing for Large Wind FarmsJanuary 27th, 2011
Large wind farms operators are still searching for the most efficient way to arrange the massive turbines that turn moving air into power.
Hitachi Aims To Solarize Air ConditioningJanuary 27th, 2011
Aimed to offer a distributed way to lessen the grid load during summertime heat spikes, Hitachi developed what it calls a Solar Activated Air Conditioning System.
A Bright Idea: Introducing ESL Light BulbsJanuary 27th, 2011
A start up company has added another light bulb option other than CFL and LED — the Electron Stimulated Luminescence (ESL) bulb, which proves to be more energy efficient and eco-friendly.
Solar-Powered Chip, Battery Not RequiredJanuary 27th, 2011
A solar-powered microchip with no battery – that is to say, a chip with the solar cell integrated into it and running directly off available light – now that’s a breakthrough.
Cold Fusion Claims Leave Many DoubtfulJanuary 27th, 2011
Italian scientists say they have finally discovered the fabled source of cheap power. But does their research hold water?
Concept Solar Bag Replaces Your LaptopJanuary 27th, 2011
The backpack of the future may not just carry your laptop and MP3 player, etc.–it may actually be these things, and more. The bag even collects sun energy to power all those gadgets.
Panel Announces Finalists for the First Clean Energy ChallengeJanuary 27th, 2011
A distinguished panel of independent evaluators selected 10 finalist companies in the first Clean Energy Challenge set by the Clean Energy Trust to compete for the $100,000 early-stage business prize.
Risk of Brain Tumors From Wireless Phone UseJanuary 27th, 2011
Research has proven conclusively that microwave radiation emitted by cell phones, wifi and other wireless devices causes DNA damage that can lead to cancer. But, it can take 10 years or more before most tumors are noticeable.
Wireless Industry Caught in Massive FraudJanuary 27th, 2011
In 2010 the cell phone industry published the results of the widely touted ‘Interphone’ study to show that cell phones were safe, even though the data showed the opposite. Researchers have exposed the lie by doing a real analysis of the data.
Prisons Grapple with Increase in Mentally Ill Female InmatesJanuary 27th, 2011
A wave of mentally ill women is flooding into the Canadian penitentiary system, sparking calls for reform and the creation of treatment facilities that already exist for male offenders.
How Can We Feed the World and Still Save the Planet?January 27th, 2011
Underinvestment and market failures have trapped many countries in a vicious cycle of low productivity and exposure to price hikes, says Olivier de Schutter, UN special rapporteur on the right to food.
Exactly What Part of Taco Bell Beef is Really Beef?January 27th, 2011
According to a lawsuit filed by California resident Amanda Obney, not much of the beef in your Taco Bell products is really “beef.” Don’t get exited, it’s not vegetarian either.
Newest War Gear — SmartphonesJanuary 27th, 2011
In a couple years, Smart phones could be used by soldiers for facial recognition to spot enemies, fingerprinting to identify prisoners, share intelligence and translate languages, and controlling fighter jets, tanks, missiles and machine guns.
The ‘World’ is SinkingJanuary 27th, 2011
Dubai’s the ‘World’, the ambitiously-constructed archipelago of islands shaped like the countries of the globe, is sinking back into the sea, according to evidence cited before a property tribunal.
A Creepy Monster of the Forest: Vampiric Redwood TreeJanuary 27th, 2011
Organisms with albino mutations are pretty weird in general, but albino plants are extra weird.
Crop Circle Found in Indonesia Rice FieldJanuary 27th, 2011
Indonesian rice farmers in Slemen, Yogyakarta, got quite a surprise Sunday morning when they discovered that overnight a large crop circle had mysteriously formed in one of their fields.
Common Garden Weed ‘Cures Skin Cancer’, say ScientistsJanuary 27th, 2011
The sap from a plant known as petty spurge or milkweed – found by roadsides and in woodland – can ‘kill’ certain types of cancer cells when applied to the skin.
Polar Bear’s Epic 9 Day Swim in Search of Sea IceJanuary 27th, 2011
A polar bear swam continuously for over nine days, covering 687km (426 miles), a new study has revealed.
Out of the Spaceship – and Into a SandpitJanuary 27th, 2011
The multinational crew of Russia’s Mars 500 experiment will finally leave their spaceship in the coming weeks, and venture out – into an adjacent sandpit.
Website Challenges You to ‘Do Nothing For 2 Minutes’January 27th, 2011
Alex Tew, CEO of Popjam, has created a site, Do Nothing For 2 Minutes, that challenges you to do absolutely nothing, for two whole minutes.
Tale of Chimp Gains Strong Buzz at SundanceJanuary 27th, 2011
Steering clear of labeling it an animal rights film, “Man on Wire” director James Marsh has returned to the documentary world by examining a chimpanzee famed in the 1970s for being raised like a human.
American Cougars on the DeclineJanuary 27th, 2011
Mongabay talks with big cat expert Dr. Howard Quigley about the status and research implications of the elusive, enigmatic, and unique cougar.
GMO Bacteria Creating Dangerous Mutants in the GulfJanuary 25th, 2011
Genetically-modified (GM), oil-eating bacteria introduced into the Gulf is reportedly causing the emergence of various other mutant bacteria, as well as increasing severe harm to humans and the environment.
10 Foods that Vegans Can’t EatJanuary 25th, 2011
Vegans and vegetarians have to take special care to get enough vitamin B12 and protein, but like anyone, they can get all the nutrients they need from a varied diet of plants and grains.
New Label for GMOs or Pesticides Opposers: “Unscientific”January 25th, 2011
Watch out for the word “unscientific” in propaganda that’s pushing GMOs, pesticides or other dangerous chemicals onto our world.
The Meatrix: The Consequences of Factory FarmingJanuary 25th, 2011
In this award-winning animated short you’ll learn about the practice of factory farming and how it endangers our health and the health of our communities and environment.
Pesticides Give Rise to Mutant Bed BugsJanuary 25th, 2011
Pesticides and insecticides are jointly responsible for spawning a new breed of mutant bedbugs that is genetically-resistant to the very chemicals commonly used to eradicate it.
More Asteroids Could Have Made Life’s IngredientsJanuary 25th, 2011
A wider range of asteroids were capable of creating the kind of amino acids used by life on Earth, according to new NASA research.
Deepest Secrets of the Marianas Trench RevealedJanuary 25th, 2011
Scientists have unveiled the climate secrets of the deepest part of the ocean-the Marianas Trench in the western Pacific Ocean.
Why Did Neanderthals Have Such Big Noses?January 25th, 2011
For more than 100 years, scientists studying Neanderthals, humanity’s closest known relative, have pondered one question: Why did they have such massive noses?
Hot Jupiter Exoplanet Sheds Light on Planetary Systems EvolutionJanuary 25th, 2011
New findings suggest that the discovery of a hot Jupiter exoplanet may hold the key to a clearer understanding of the evolution of common planetary systems.
Mysterious Finding In the Steppe of VolgogradJanuary 25th, 2011
In Mokraya Olkhovka village of the Volgograd region, there were found strange spherical objects, which at first looked like petrified dinosaur eggs. English Russia got a chance to look closer.
U.S. Government Launches Pharmaceutical DivisionJanuary 24th, 2011
The drug companies aren’t coming out with “breakthrough” drugs quickly enough, so the U.S. government plans to spend taxpayer dollars conducting research on drugs to be turned over to Big Pharma.
Debris on Certain Himalayan Glaciers May Prevent MeltingJanuary 24th, 2011
A new scientific study shows that debris coverage, pebbles, rocks, and debris from surrounding mountains, may be a missing link in the understanding of the decline of glaciers.
U.S. Government Commits Avian HolocaustJanuary 24th, 2011
The USDA is engaged in what can only be called an avian holocaust through its Bye Bye Blackbird program that has poisoned tens of millions of birds over the last decade.
People Fell for GOP’s Health-Care MisinformationJanuary 24th, 2011
Now that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is being debated in Congress, the truth is little by little coming out. And it seems that the American people were deceived by the GOP after all.
USDA Also Knew About Bee-Killing PesticideJanuary 24th, 2011
A leaked document revealed that the U.S. EPA knowingly approved, and continued to allow approval for, neonicotinoids, despite the fact that they knew the chemicals killed bees.
State Sen. Yee Introduces Clean Energy BillJanuary 24th, 2011
State Sen. Leland Yee introduced clean-energy legislation that could save taxpayers millions of dollars, his chief of staff said Friday.
Buzz Builds for ‘Clean Energy’ Standard, but Passage Isn’t EasyJanuary 24th, 2011
Legislation advancing clean energy at first glance seems like a palatable option for a divided Congress, a kind of combination plate enticing lawmakers with varied morsels.
Obama Should Call for Clean Energy Automobile MakingJanuary 24th, 2011
It’s time to turn the American spirit that got us to the moon to the challenge of clean energy.
Hydrogen Aeromodeller IIJanuary 24th, 2011
The ability to live in the clouds might one day become a reality when the innovative and ethereal zeppelin design concept from Belgian engineer and architect Lieven Standaert becomes a reality.
Is Biomass Clean or Dirty Energy? We Won’t Know for 3 YearsJanuary 24th, 2011
Should turning tree parts into electricity qualify as renewable power or is the practice dirtier than burning coal?
Hudak, Liberals Generate Sparks Over EnergyJanuary 24th, 2011
Ontario Energy Minister Brad Duguid is calling the provincial Tory leader Tim Hudak “hypocritical” in opposing the province’s Clean Energy Act.
Hawaii’s Clean Energy FutureJanuary 24th, 2011
If we were to sit down today and design, from scratch, an energy system for Hawaii, it’s unthinkable that we’d choose one that relies on a steady supply of Middle Eastern oil and Indonesian coal.
Abu Dhabi’s Bid to Be a Pioneer of Clean EnergyJanuary 24th, 2011
Despite sitting on one tenth of the world’s oil, the emirate is trying to promote itself as a pioneer for of clean energy.
Say YES! to a Head Start in Clean EnergyJanuary 24th, 2011
High school students who have experience with the Youth Energy Summit! program are “ahead of the curve’’ in their quest for careers.
Clean Energy Training Website LaunchesJanuary 24th, 2011
A website that compiles Massachusetts’ academic and training programs for clean energy careers launched this week, with the goal of bolstering the state’s growing clean energy sector.
250,000 Swedes Heat a Building with Their BodiesJanuary 24th, 2011
What if all the body heat from about 250,000 travelers in a train station will be recycled as clean, renewable energy? Impossible? Guess again.
The Chilling Future of GMO Testing and TraceabilityJanuary 24th, 2011
The CEO of a global leader in the testing and certification of non-GMOs, talked about the challenges of GMO testing and future trends.
GMO Analysis Lab Opens in Western TurkeyJanuary 24th, 2011
The first laboratory for analyzing genetically modified organisms, or GMO, in Turkey was recently opened at Ege University’s Agriculture Faculty in the Aegean province of İzmir.
KAMUT Welcomes Improvements to School Nutrition BillJanuary 24th, 2011
The Montana organization sees whole grains as logical choice in school cafeterias.
Genetically Modified Foods Endangering Your Life?January 24th, 2011
Because Monsanto controls the plants and the seeds, outside of their own labs there has been little if any research related to the safety of the foods produced by their genetically modified seeds.
GM Crop Farmers Troubled by ‘Superweeds’January 24th, 2011
The consequences of growing GMs has been the emergence of pesticide- and herbicide-resistant superweeds, which farmers now have trouble controlling.
Seasonal Flu Prevention: Physical Fitness Not VaccinesJanuary 24th, 2011
Staying physically fit may reduce your time spent sick during cold and flu season by nearly 50 percent, according to a study.
First Omniscan Jury Trial Starts TodayJanuary 24th, 2011
The plaintiff in the lawsuit, an elderly Minnesota woman, claims she developed nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) after being injected with Omniscan as part of MRI procedures.
The Crunchy Snack that Could Save Your HeartJanuary 24th, 2011
If you should have the urge to snack, grab some almonds instead. They do a lot to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Leeches Could Save a Limb — or Your LifeJanuary 24th, 2011
Leeches were approved as a “medical device” in 2004 by the Food and Drug Administration and have been marketed as such ever since.
Giving Root Vegetables Their DueJanuary 24th, 2011
Whether they are braised or roasted, or blended into a gratin, purée or soup, winter root vegetables are rich in flavor and an excellent source of fiber, antioxidants and other nutrients.
Avocado Fat Boosts Good Cholesterol (HDL)January 24th, 2011
The types of fat found in avocados and in olive oil boost levels of HDL (“good”) cholesterol without raising levels of LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, according to a study.
Taste the RainbowJanuary 24th, 2011
Sorry to disappoint but Skittles is not the new diet craze. Eating colorful fruits and veggies is though!
Jack Lalanne, Thanks for All the Healthy Smiles (and Pushups)January 24th, 2011
NaturalNews honors Jack Lalanne, the fitness guru who motivated America to exercise. Lalanne passed away January 23rd at the age of 96, probably with a barbell in his hands.
Mayor Langford: New Jersey vs. GodJanuary 23rd, 2011
The mayor insisted the state’s impending battle to control the city’s high-tourism areas is not a fight against him, but against God.
Leaked U.S. Cable: Iran Will Nearly Soon Have a Nuclear Bomb?January 23rd, 2011
The people can’t help but suspect whether this is an “induced” leak or a legitimate one. Who knows if this may just be a ploy so the public would agree when the rest of the world suddenly invades Iran.
George Lucas Believes the World Will End in 2012January 23rd, 2011
George Lucas seriously talked about how he thinks the world is going to end in 2012.
University Researchers Create Networked Flying RobotsJanuary 23rd, 2011
Flying robots that can build structures, just by the flick of a wireless control. Let’s just hope the control doesn’t fall on sinister hands, and that the robots stick to just that — building structures.
New Secret UFO Wikileaks Cable RevealedJanuary 23rd, 2011
In the leaked document, all embassy staff were told to “never discuss under any circumstance, the concerns DOD has with UFOs entering orbit.”
Meteorite May Have Caused Earth to Move in ‘Big Bang’January 23rd, 2011
A ground-trembling incident has left residents in a market town asking whether a meteorite had landed nearby.
Your Lying Eyes: Can This Be Happening?January 23rd, 2011
We have two eyes, yet, each eye sees a slightly different world. Our brains decide what we see. In an experiment, Kokichi Sugihara shows exactly how our eyes and brain deceives us.
Pairs of Supermassive Black Holes Discovered in Merging GalaxiesJanuary 23rd, 2011
This new discovery provides astronomers a glimpse into how black-hole pairs and their host galaxies merge — a crucial part of understanding the evolution of the universe.
Hamilton Stargazer Reveals UFO SightingJanuary 23rd, 2011
Spooky lights in a night sky have left one Hamilton resident asking if there is something extra-terrestrial out there.
Scientists Say Tidal Generators Could Confuse Sea LifeJanuary 22nd, 2011
Tidal and wave-powered generators may possibly interfere with the internal compasses of sea creatures, which rely on the earth’s magnetic fields to navigate vast distances.
NASA’s Tiny Solar Sail Gets Second WindJanuary 22nd, 2011
A tiny NASA satellite once teetering on failure has successfully unfurled its solar sail while orbiting the Earth, the space agency announced Friday.
Solar Cell Development Inspired by Moth EyesJanuary 22nd, 2011
Scientists in Japan have used moth eyes as their inspiration for a new type of solar cell.
Genetically Modified Crops & YouJanuary 22nd, 2011
Nobody really knows what the real effects of GMOs are or will be in our future. Always there will be speculation from those that want to benefit from their uses and from those that are wary of perfunctory claims.
Romania Seeks EU’s Nod for GMO CropsJanuary 22nd, 2011
Another case of one bad and rotten tomato amongst the lush and healthy one. Romania’s National Federation of Farm Producers has urged the European Union to introduce genetically modified (GMO) crops.
Alaska Health Officials Warn of Toxin in North Pole GardensJanuary 22nd, 2011
Alaska health officials are warning North Pole residents to avoid using well water on their gardens after tests showed traces of an industrial chemical.
Leading the Charge Against LeadJanuary 22nd, 2011
A Utilities Kingston team is testing water in local houses to ensure no one ends up like Sir John Franklin, who may have died of lead poisoning from cans of preserved food.
Deadly Avian Cholera Threatens Ducks in Canadian ArcticJanuary 21st, 2011
A new bird disease has arrived in Canada’s Arctic, one so lethal it can kill thousands of ducks in a dense colony in a lightning-fast outbreak.
Eggs Show Arctic Mercury Cycling May Be Linked to Ice CoverJanuary 21st, 2011
An international research team has suggested for the first time that mercury cycling in the flora and fauna of the Arctic may be linked to the amount of ice cover present.
Make Way for the Arctic’s Mighty MammalJanuary 21st, 2011
They may be small and cute but in the Arctic food web, lemmings are a mighty keystone species whose future depends on snow — and plenty of it.
The Hypocrisy of ‘America’s’ DemocracyJanuary 21st, 2011
The United States of America is, in reality, a one-party corporatist state whose very existence is, more than ever, perpetuated by a conscious deliberate denial of reality.
Vermont Gov. Moves on Affordable HealthcareJanuary 21st, 2011
As the House voted to repeal Obama’s healthcare bill that enriches the medical mafia, the state of Vermont is taking matters into its own hands and is trying to develop a sane and affordable program for the people, not the crooks.
Industry Aware of Cellphone Cancer Risk in 1994January 20th, 2011
The cell phone industry knew back in 1994 that their phones caused DNA damage, but chose to ignore the facts and continue to lie about cell phone hazards.
Wi-fi in Schools: an Invisible Threat?January 20th, 2011
Despite industry and govt. claims to the contrary, microwave radiation from WiFi and cell phones causes DNA damage that can result in cancer, headaches, heart arrhythmia, nausea and and a host of other serious ailments.
Unplugged Teens More Functional & HappierJanuary 20th, 2011
A Mom’s experiment in communications tech deprivation helped her kids regain their focus and enjoyment of life.
Facist Firms Who Want to Control the NetJanuary 20th, 2011
Corporate criminals and other anti-freedom firms are lobbying the Feds to give them control over the Internet. Now you have a good list of companies to boycott.
U.S. Presses Europe to Worship Genetically Modified FoodsJanuary 20th, 2011
“Wikileaked” diplomatic cables revealed that Bush administration officials were doing everything in their power to undermine the E.U.’s ban on genetically modified (GM) crops.
Kenyan MP Alleges Plot to Import GMO MaizeJanuary 20th, 2011
The parliamentary committee on agriculture is issuing an alert over what it claims is a plot to bring in genetically modified maize into the country.
Genetically Modified Food at ‘Center’ of DebateJanuary 20th, 2011
Some call it frankenfood. Others call it playing God. But at the core of the matter, genetically modified food and crops are at the center of a debate between government, science and humanity.
Senator Seeks Ban on ‘Frankenfish’January 20th, 2011
An Alaskan senator plans to reintroduce a bill to ban the sale of genetically altered fish — which he calls “Frankenfish” — for human consumption.
Genetically Modified Sugar Beets Should Wait for USDA StudyJanuary 20th, 2011
It was shocking to see the editorial advocating the planting of genetically modified sugar beets before the U.S. Department of Agriculture study is complete.
Genetically Modified Crops No Good at AllJanuary 20th, 2011
Just like the debate on mosquitoes and DDT, I still find it strange that a scientific fact, such as the harm that GMOs bring, is subjected to ‘social’ debate. – Amon Mbekiza
EFSA Engages in GMO Debate in the European ParliamentJanuary 20th, 2011
The European Parliament meeting was yet another chance for EFSA to listen to the views of other scientists and sectoral groups on GMOs.
Energy Projects Transform Trash to Green PowerJanuary 20th, 2011
The U.S. EPA recognized six landfill methane capture projects and partners for their innovation in generating renewable energy and protecting the climate and people’s health by reducing GHG emissions.
UK Crowned the Global Leader in Offshore Wind EnergyJanuary 20th, 2011
UK now leads the world in offshore wind power after official figures revealed a huge leap in the amount of clean energy generated off the nation’s coastline.
Tribal Nations in U.S. Going GreenJanuary 20th, 2011
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said up to $10 million was available under a tribal energy program that would help develop energy efficiency and renewable energy programs on tribal lands.
NASA’s Futuristic Travel PlansJanuary 20th, 2011
NASA has been working on futuristic aircraft design specifications, working with big aviation makers to design aircraft for service in 2025 that use less fuel, less polluting and are quieter.
Recycler Turns Caffeine-Spiked Booze into BiofuelJanuary 20th, 2011
Four Loko—that high-octane alcohol and caffeine-fueled malt beverage that drew the ire of federal authorities late last year has found a new and appropriate role in the energy cycle: automotive fuel.
Feds Yank GE Crops From All Northeast RefugesJanuary 20th, 2011
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has agreed to stop planting genetically engineered (GE) crops on all its refuges within a dozen Northeastern states.
Anti-Walmart Politicians Benifitting from the Store’s MoneyJanuary 20th, 2011
The New York politicians who are stoking anti-Walmart fervor are not to be taken seriously for as long as the city’s pension system is a major shareholder in the retailing giant.
State has Diverted Millions in FeesJanuary 20th, 2011
The diversion of the money has county officials and some environmentalists vowing to fight the renewal of laws authorizing the fees.
Vermont Group Catalogs Hazardous Waste SitesJanuary 20th, 2011
Vermont boosts of scenic vistas and unspoiled natural assets. But there’s also plenty of hazardous waste and pollution, according to a group that released a town-by-town listing of the state’s toxic threats.
Remembrances of Lives PastJanuary 20th, 2011
Peter Bostock and his wife, Jo-Anne, of Winnipeg, Manitoba. He believes they loved each other in past lives working on an estate in 1880s Derbyshire, England.
Astronomers: Sodom and Gomorrah ‘Destroyed by a Comet’January 20th, 2011
Sodom and Gomorrah may have been destroyed by debris from a comet, startling new archaeological and astronomical research suggests.
Sundiving Comet StormJanuary 20th, 2011
The sun has just experienced a storm—not of explosive flares and hot plasma, but of icy comets.
Feds to Ban Toxic Additive to Plastic Children’s ProductsJanuary 20th, 2011
The federal government is making good on a promise to ban a toxic chemical additive in soft plastic toys and other children’s products.
Trust Your Gut—If You’re Aware of Your HeartbeatJanuary 20th, 2011
In a new study, results show that test subjects who were more conscious of their heart rates were more likely to “trust their guts” when making decisions—and in some cases that intuition paid off.
When You’re Dying for a Lower Carbon FootprintJanuary 20th, 2011
As some Americans push ever harder to leave a smaller carbon footprint on the environment, the funeral industry is taking a new step to help us go even more gently into that good night.
A GM Apple a Day Does Not Keep the Doctor AwayJanuary 20th, 2011
The once formidable addition to our diets has become a shadow of its former self because apples no longer have the nutritional value of their chemical-free predecessors.
What’s in a Flu Vaccine? Find Out by Making Your OwnJanuary 20th, 2011
Even an ordinary junk food lists its ingredients on the packaging. So, why don’t pharma companies list the ingredients of a flu vaccine? You’ll be shocked to find out why.
Exercising to Music Improves Balance in Older AdultsJanuary 20th, 2011
Balance rapidly declines as people age, it’s obvious that cultivating good balance should be a must for them. The good news is that several things can help with this including exercising to music.
X-rays May Pose Childhood Leukemia RiskJanuary 20th, 2011
Risks for developing childhood leukemia are increased by diagnostic X-rays, said Science Daily, citing a study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Public Health.
Chemicals in Berries Can Reduce High Blood PressureJanuary 20th, 2011
Eating blueberries can guard against high blood pressure, according to new research by the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Harvard University.
Acetaminophen Can Cause Liver Failure in InfantsJanuary 20th, 2011
Repeatedly giving a baby Tylenol or other acetaminophen products could be putting the child at risk for liver injury, including acute liver failure.
Smoking Damage Starts Minute After Lighting UpJanuary 20th, 2011
New research suggests that cigarette smoking creates damage in the body just minutes after a smoker inhales for the first time.
Super Foods Everyone Should Have in Their DietJanuary 20th, 2011
A “super food” is something high in essential vitamins and nutrients proven to assist in fighting diseases, and aid the body’s organs to function properly. Super foods all have one thing in common, they are all natural.
Listeria Prompts Recall of Angus Beef PattiesJanuary 20th, 2011
United Food Group, of Vernon, California, is recalling approximately 7,875 pounds of ready-to-eat Angus Beef patties that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
A Surprise Finding: Endothelial Cells Rejuvenate Your LiverJanuary 20th, 2011
Your liver is the “brain of your body” and its healthy function is required for your ongoing well being. For the first time, a process by which your liver can regenerate itself has been identified.
CIA Terrorist Posada in U.S. courtJanuary 20th, 2011
Guilty of killing 73 in an airline bombing, and countless others, CIA terrorist Luis Posada Carriles is charged in the U.S. with immigration violations, not terrorism. He was only charged because in his old age he had been openly bragging about his crimes and had become a liability.
Whistleblower’s Home Raided, Eqpt. StolenJanuary 19th, 2011
A man trying to expose environmental crimes of the State of Florida is being targeted by State Police.
Mother Teresa’s Support for Haitian DictatorJanuary 19th, 2011
The former psycho-dictator of Haiti has returned to the country and is facing charges for his crimes. What few are aware is how much support the mass murder had from the Vatican and Mother Teresa.
New Solar Reactor Potential CO2 Scrubber & Fuel CreatorJanuary 19th, 2011
A new reactor can produce fuel from sunlight and process CO2
Is Dreaming a Form of Survival?January 18th, 2011
Dreaming could have begun as a form of survival in the wild, according to evolutionary psychologists. Some people credit their dreams for helping solve real-life problems.
Scientists Warn California Could Be Struck by Winter ‘Superstorm’January 18th, 2011
A group of more than 100 scientists and experts say in a new report that California faces the risk of a massive “superstorm.”
Kuwait to Clean Up Contamination of 1990 InvasionJanuary 18th, 2011
Kuwait plans to launch a project to clean up what it calls “oil lakes”, referring to ground contamination resulting from crude spills during the Iraqi invasion of the Gulf Arab state in 1990.
Why Did the Police Send Kennedy Undercover?January 18th, 2011
The efforts of the police to undermine democratic protest expose the ugly political realities of Britain today.
New Device Controls iPhone, iPad with Brainwaves?January 18th, 2011
A device maker has created a headset that “can sense and detect human brainwaves, interpret them and connect it to everyday technology.” And one might ask which government agency this technology originally came from.
Scientists Create Franken-FowlJanuary 18th, 2011
UK scientists have created the world’s first genetically modified chickens which they say do not spread bird flu.
15 Superfoods for Under $20January 18th, 2011
You want to eat healthy but it costs too much. Fruits, vegetables, and whole foods are generally pricey. But you’ll be surprised to find that some of the healthiest foods in the world are really cheap.
MedShare Volunteers Learn the Art of Treasure HuntingJanuary 18th, 2011
Not all volunteers want to go dumpster diving. The ones that do, though, will help provide critical medical supplies to hospitals in the developing world.
New Doubts Cast on Safety of Common Driveway SealantJanuary 18th, 2011
Playgrounds, parking lots and driveways are coated every spring and summer with coal tar, a toxic byproduct of steelmaking that contains high levels of chemicals linked to cancer.
Do We Eat Too Much Meat?January 18th, 2011
Every year, the average American swallows 200 pounds of meat, 33 pounds of cheese, and nearly 60 pounds of added fats and oils.
Zinc May Help Ward Off Pneumonia in ElderlyJanuary 18th, 2011
A research study conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture found nursing facility residents with normal levels of zinc were about fifty percent less likely to develop pneumonia.
Big Breakfasts Don’t Help You Lose WeightJanuary 18th, 2011
How many times have you heard or read that the key to losing weight lies in eating a solid breakfast? Well, a recent study found just the opposite.
Healing Color Combinations by Ayurvedic TypeJanuary 18th, 2011
It’s no secret that we all respond to color, and each of us responds differently to different shades. Color has a profound effect on us, influencing our moods and energy with the simple flick of a hue.
Who Killed the Iranian Physics Professors?January 18th, 2011
We all know that Israel kills anyone it deems a potential threat, so are they behind the deaths of Iranian professors?
Facebook Shares a Little More of Your DataJanuary 18th, 2011
Think you are safe on Facebook? Think again. Stalkers can use a new App to access your phone number and home address.
More Evidence of Intelligent Design?January 18th, 2011
The value of the cosmological constant suggests that the laws of nature could not have been fine-tuned for life by an omnipotent being, says a cosmologist.
Turns Out That Music Really is IntoxicatingJanuary 18th, 2011
Music can have profound effects on the brains of listeners.
Vatican Ordered Abuse CoverupJanuary 18th, 2011
Recently obtained documents show that Irish Bishops had planned to help police identify pedophile priests but the Vatican stopped the plan and implemented a far-reaching coverup.
Eating Veggies Makes You Look PrettierJanuary 18th, 2011
Most people have heard the same old reasons used for eating more vegetables since they were kids. Eat veggies to grow big and strong, to be healthy or simply “because they’re good for you.”
7 Legislative Decisions Changing America’s Food SystemJanuary 18th, 2011
This is a monumental time in the history of our food system. Even while corporations like Monsanto are attempting to patent the seeds we plant, more and more citizens are bucking up and saying not so fast.
The Greenest Green Schools Around the WorldJanuary 18th, 2011
Sustainability is on the rise worldwide, and schools are no exception.
Coconuts: A Model Sustainable FoodJanuary 18th, 2011
The clever fruit has been identified as the source of numerous low-cost, value-added products by researchers at Texas’ Baylor University.
Vegan Diets Sweeping the MainstreamJanuary 18th, 2011
Thanks to celebrity converts and more restaurant and food choices, veganism has made its way to the mainstream, at least according to a recent article in the Washington Post.
If a Kid Wants to Be a Dinosaur, He Wants to Be VegetarianJanuary 18th, 2011
It’s a fact. Kids love dinosaurs. And according to a new study, the vast majority of dinosaurs were actually vegetarians. Perhaps this can help convince your kid to eat green.
Alicia Silverstone Planning Vegan PregnancyJanuary 18th, 2011
Alicia Silverstone is pregnant, and if her latest blog posts are any indication, she and husband Christopher Jarecki are going to show the world how a vegan pregnancy works.
Super Creepy: Remote Controlled WormsJanuary 17th, 2011
Geekazoids at Harvard have created genetically engineered worms that they remotely control. Which is nothing compared to the US military’s super-secret remote controlled genetically engineered cyber super-soldiers that have been seen in Iraq and a few other places.
Creepy: Face-Recognition Vending MachineJanuary 17th, 2011
Vending machines in Taiwan can tell you what to purchase based on your appearance and communications devices and then track what you purchase.
Tunisians Unite for DemocracyJanuary 17th, 2011
The people of Tunisia are struggling to liberate themselves from corruption, oppression and usher in an era of true democracy.
When Our Heros are Branded as TerroristsJanuary 17th, 2011
The Feds consider those who defend nature and animals to be enemy #1.
New Study Links Video Games and Mental ProblemsJanuary 17th, 2011
A new study in Singapore on three thousand children in grades third, fourth, seventh and eighth claims that one in ten are video game addicts and almost all of those suffer mental health problems. The percentages in other countries may be much higher.
Eco-Spy Mark Kennedy Exposed After He Quit the MetJanuary 17th, 2011
An undercover policeman who infiltrated eco-activists was exposed after he resigned from the force and began working for a private security firm.
Riding a Storm in Pursuit of a Black-Hearted SunJanuary 17th, 2011
The Japanese whaling fleet’s supply vessel led Sea Shepherd into a storm to try and shake the Bob Barker and the Steve Irwin off its tail.
Would You Volunteer for a One-Way Mission to Mars?January 17th, 2011
NASA’s Levine says that, with the proper funding, humans could be on the way to Mars within the next 20 years. But he isn’t convinced that a mission to Mars involves a no-return ticket.
Darkness on the Edge of the UniverseJanuary 17th, 2011
Ancient starlight have provided deep insight into the universe’s past. They have also, surprisingly, provided deep insight into the nature of the future, which as the data suggest, is particularly disquieting — because of something called dark energy.
Scientists Find Success Putting Liquor On Their SuperconductorsJanuary 17th, 2011
Wine makes superconductors better at their jobs. And apparently, it makes some scientists better at their jobs too.
The Mirage of Military CutsJanuary 17th, 2011
The media is lapping up the Pentagon’s claim that it is making painful “cuts” in spending–even as the military budget continues to grow.
Jared Loughner, Possibly An MKULTRA Assassin?January 17th, 2011
Loughner’s posts on YouTube gives a general sense of his mental impairment, there are statements he wrote that more directly help to make the case that he may be a victim of mind control.
A New Obama Conspiracy: He’s Confiscating Your IRAsJanuary 17th, 2011
On Thursday morning, a conservative website that features the work of prominent rightwing commentators sent out an email ad to its readers revealing the latest Obama conspiracy: he wants to steal your retirement account. Literally.
Scientific American Finds U.S. Pig Farms May Be ‘Flu Factories’January 17th, 2011
An article just published in Scientific American says that American pig farms are virtually “flu factories.” Industry results of pig flu tests are kept confidential, and the pork industry is reluctant to share data with health officials.
How Eating at Home Can Save Your LifeJanuary 17th, 2011
The slow insidious displacement of home cooked and communally shared family meals by the industrial food system has fattened our nation and weakened our family ties.
Can Orange Juice Cure Cancer?January 17th, 2011
An apple a day keeps the doctor away–but orange juice cures cancer. At least that’s what researchers at the National Institutes of Health are reporting.
13 “Health Foods” That Aren’tJanuary 17th, 2011
Many foods positioned as “healthy” are no more healthy than their “unhealthy” cousins we often label “junk food.”
The Surprising All-Natural Fatigue FighterJanuary 17th, 2011
Astonishingly one of the best ways to fight fatigue is with a good old-fashioned Epsom-salt bath. Yes, your grandmother was indeed onto something there.
McVomit’s Deadly Secret RecipeJanuary 15th, 2011
If you care about your health or the health of your family, don’t feed them McVomit’s Chicken McNuggets.
Stop USDA Approval Of Monsanto’s GE Alfalfa!January 15th, 2011
Despite a Supreme Court decision to regulate genetically engineered, Roundup Ready alfalfa for widespread commercial use in June 2010, the USDA is again poised to release this potentially harmful crop for national use.
Marine Plants for a Long Life?January 15th, 2011
A study, on why a Japanese island’s elderly have long lives, revealed an interesting secret: They eat edible plants from the sea.
Africa: In Corrupt Global Food System, Farmland is the New GoldJanuary 15th, 2011
Farmland is better gold than gold for speculators. This is why many were still hungry in 2008 despite a record high in wheat harvest. The global food system is designed to generate profits not feed people.
2nd Hand Smoke in Cars A Hazard for ChildrenJanuary 15th, 2011
There is sufficient data in favor of legislation to ban smoking when in cars with children, said Science Daily, citing a study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ).
Fight Cold and Flu with Natural Diet and Super NutrientsJanuary 15th, 2011
When given the opportunity our body has the amazing capacity to thwart many diseases and illnesses including the common cold and influenza.
Curing the Incurable with Vitamin CJanuary 15th, 2011
Dr. Thomas E. Levy discusses how he became interested in vitamin C, and the positive effect it can have on your body.
EPA Encourages Regular Testing for Heavy Metal in WaterJanuary 15th, 2011
Cancer-causing hexavalent chromium, which attracted worldwide attention from the movie ‘Erin Brockovich,’ was found in tap water from Chicago and more than two dozen other cities.
Multaq May Cause Liver Injury, FDA WarnsJanuary 15th, 2011
Multaq (dronedarone), a drug used to treat atrial fibrillation, has caused severe liver injury, according to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
What is Ayurvedic Medicine?January 15th, 2011
Find out what Ayurvedic medicine is and learn about how it treats the root cause of the disease rather than just the symptoms.
Listeria in Ossie’s Schmaltz HerringJanuary 15th, 2011
New York State’s Department of Agriculture and Markets announced that MS Fish Corporation located in Brooklyn, is recalling its Ossie’s Schmaltz Herring due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Animal Rights Groups Slam Canada-China Seal DealJanuary 15th, 2011
Canada, which failed in a public-relations campaign to convince Europe that the seal hunt is humane, will also flop in its “insulting” attempt to find consumers in China, animal rights groups said.
Pregnant Women Are Carrying Toxic Chemicals, Study FindsJanuary 15th, 2011
A new study identifies 163 environmental chemicals — such as PCBs and even the long-banned DDT — that pregnant women might be carrying along with their fetuses.
The Terrible Truth About KetchupJanuary 15th, 2011
How much do you REALLY know about ketchup? Natalie gives you the inside scoop on America’s number one condiment and why it’s on her “Worst Foods Ever” list.
Residents in Higher Altitudes at Greater Risk for Suicide – StudyJanuary 15th, 2011
Living at a higher altitude may be a risk factor for suicide, a recent study.
USDA to Raise Nutrition Standards in School MealsJanuary 15th, 2011
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is calling to raise the nutrition standards for school meals for the first time in 15 years.
Babies May Need More Than Breast MilkJanuary 15th, 2011
Researchers suggested in a study that weaning can begin as early as four months and that waiting to wean babies leads to higher incidences of food allergies and vitamin D deficiency.
Apple’s Portable Devices Are Now Sun Powered?January 14th, 2011
Apple is trying to work out a way to reliably and stably charge the rechargeable batteries for their mobile devices.
The World’s Fastest Solar Power Car?January 14th, 2011
You might not like how it looks, but perhaps its impressive 55 miles per hour speed using just minimal power might convince you.
What if Jared Loughner were a Muslim?January 14th, 2011
Let’s be brutally honest. If the suspect’s name was Jamil or Mahmud, America’s reaction might have been different.
The Smartphone, Your Most Dangerous PossessionJanuary 14th, 2011
As if the wireless phones are not already very dangerous to your health, Smartphones double the risk now that these allow users to manage their finances, and their social lives through it.
The Glock SpielJanuary 14th, 2011
If there’s one thing that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her attacker Jared Lee Loughner shared in common, it would be that they both own a Glock pistol. The company that made their guns has a secret itself.
CT Diocese Avidly Supported Child MolestersJanuary 14th, 2011
Like many, many others, a Catholic Diocese in Connecticut avidly supported priests who sexually abused children and then blocked the victims and parents when they tried to stop the abuse or seek justice.
Oath Keepers and the Age of TreasonJanuary 14th, 2011
The patriot movement is being high-jacked by sinister forces and steered so far to the right that members are losing sight of what it means to be a patriot.
America’s Trillion Dollar Drug CartelJanuary 14th, 2011
America’s so-called ‘war on drugs’ is in reality a global drug business with taxpayer’s money being used to take out the competition.
DNA Molecules Can Teleport?January 13th, 2011
A researcher has ‘discovered’ what leading scientists have known for decades – DNA is electromagnetic and can transmit its information.
NASA: 2010 Warmest Year On RecordJanuary 13th, 2011
NASA claims 2010 is in a tie with 2005 as the warmest year on record.
Greenlanders Report Earth Tilt Has IncreasedJanuary 13th, 2011
According to European news sources, people in Greenland are reporting that the sun has returned to the Northern sky 2 days earlier than ever before.
Sea Shepherd Asks Greenpeace to Step UpJanuary 13th, 2011
Sea Shepherd is formally asking Greenpeace to fulfill its promises and actually help save whales instead of simply raising money on the promise that it might take some action.
The Truth About Walmart’s ‘Humane’ Jewelry LineJanuary 13th, 2011
Greedmart’s Love, Earth jewelry line was supposed to meet a new level of environmental and human rights standards—from mine to factory. But an investigation reports that the reality doesn’t quite match up. What? Wal-Mart caught lying again?
Gays Remain Minority Most Targeted by Hate CrimesJanuary 13th, 2011
The reality is that homosexuals or perceived homosexuals are by far the group most targeted in America for violent hate crimes, according to an Intelligence Report.
“Buy American” Provision, Robs Taxpayers TwiceJanuary 13th, 2011
The “buy American” provision robs the taxpayer twice: by being forced to prop up industrial losers, and being forced to pay extra through the government procurement process in order to prevent failure among government subsidized companies.
Obama to Declare Powers of a DictatorJanuary 13th, 2011
Obama is drafting an executive order that would enable him to imprison anyone indefinitely with no evidence of wrong-doing.
Homeland Security Urges Americans To Tell On Their NeighborsJanuary 13th, 2011
Homeland Security, when it’s not busy seizing domains of hip hop blogs, is apparently on a campaign to enlist Walmart shoppers in a creepy attempt to get people to spy on their neighbors.
Planck Telescope Observes Cosmic GiantsJanuary 13th, 2011
The Planck space telescope has identified some of the largest structures ever seen in the Universe.
6 Crackpot Conspiracy Theories That Actually HappenedJanuary 13th, 2011
Cracked.com looks down at those who spread urban legends and conspiracy theories, but has to sometimes stop and point out the downright terrifying historical precedents for even the craziest of claims.
Fish Compete with College Students on Math TestJanuary 13th, 2011
According to National Geographic, common mosquitofish show roughly the same numerical skills as college students in some laboratory tests.
New Glass Stronger and Tougher Than SteelJanuary 13th, 2011
A new type of damage-tolerant metallic glass, demonstrating a strength and toughness beyond that of any known material, has been developed and tested by researchers.
Age of Aquarius Actually Age of Capricorn Due to Earth’s RotationJanuary 13th, 2011
Brace for the worst. Scientists say your zodiac sign may be wrong.
Triple Suns Spotted Over ChinaJanuary 13th, 2011
An astronomical phenomenon that appears to show three suns appears above Changchun, the capital city of Jilin Province in northeast China.
Churchill’s Asian Spy Princess Comes Out of the ShadowsJanuary 13th, 2011
The spy’s bravery has long been recognised in France, where there are two memorials and a ceremony held each year to mark her death. But in Britain, her courage has since been allowed to fade in history.
The Truth About ChavezJanuary 11th, 2011
Because Venezuela’s President, Hugo Chavez, is not a servant of US corporations, America’s media slanders him and tells big fat lies about Venezuela.
The Pentagon’s Planet of BasesJanuary 11th, 2011
The ’empire’ now has more than 1,000 military bases around the world.
Record Labels to Pay $47.5M in Copyright ViolationsJanuary 11th, 2011
Four of Canada’s biggest record labels have agreed to pay songwriters and music publishers $47.5 million in damages for copyright infringement and overdue royalties to settle a class action lawsuit.
Feds Trying to Destroy Wildlife Refuges with GMOsJanuary 11th, 2011
The Obama Administration has been planting toxic genetically modified plants in wildlife refuges. A lawsuit has stopped the insane practice in some but not all refuges.
Nader’s Open Letter to ObamaJanuary 11th, 2011
Ralph Nader tells Obama like it is. Washington serves the interests of corporate criminals, not American taxpayers.
Antimatter Caught Streaming from Thunderstorms on EarthJanuary 11th, 2011
A space telescope has accidentally spotted thunderstorms on Earth producing beams of antimatter.
Research Predicts Climate Change to Continue to Year 3000January 11th, 2011
New research indicates the impact of rising CO2 levels in Earth’s atmosphere will cause unstoppable effects to the climate for at least the next 1000 years, causing researchers to estimate a collapse of the West Antarctic ice sheet by the year 3000.
Jared Lee Loughner’s Currency ObsessionJanuary 11th, 2011
Among Rep. Giffords’ alleged shooter’s “revolutionary thoughts”: Paper money not backed by gold is “illegal.” — James Ridgeway
Why Is Jeff Sessions Blocking A Child Sex Trafficking Bill?January 11th, 2011
The bill is “the first of its kind to deal with young trafficking victims domestically.” But when the Senate attempted to pass the bill by unanimous consent, Sen. Jeff Sessions put a hold on the bill.
How a Red Herring About WikiLeaks Killed Whistleblower ProtectionsJanuary 11th, 2011
WikiLeaks killed our whistleblower protections bill—sort of.
Just Talk or Real Threat? Shooting Raises Questions About RhetoricJanuary 11th, 2011
The Arizona shooting is sparking an intense debate over whether incendiary political talk across the country is a real danger, or merely vivid political rhetoric.
Oil Leak Is Latest Mishap for Alaska’s Troubled PipelinesJanuary 11th, 2011
Almost all oil production on Alaska’s North Slope remains shut down after workers on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline system discovered a leak over the weekend.
Haiti Earthquake Funds May Have Been MisusedJanuary 11th, 2011
The Miami Herald reports that several nonprofit organizations that pledged to help Haiti recover from its devastating 2009 earthquake have recently come under fire for their use of donated funds.
Rocky Exoplanet Milestone in Hunt for Earth-Like WorldsJanuary 11th, 2011
Astronomers have discovered the smallest planet outside our Solar System, and the first that is undoubtedly rocky like Earth.
Mummified Forest Discovered in Arctic CircleJanuary 11th, 2011
On a remote island in the Canadian Arctic where no trees now grow, a newly unearthed mummified forest is giving researchers a peek into how plants reacted to ancient climate change.
Did US Bio-Weapons Kill Birds?January 10th, 2011
Scientists have proffered plenty of theories to explain the mass bird die-offs in Europe and the US, but two stand out; the rapid shift of the Magnetic North Pole and a US military test of poison gas.
Central Banks are Acquiring Gold, Dumping US DollarsJanuary 10th, 2011
There is evidence that central banks in several regions of the World are building up their gold reserves. What is published are the official purchases.
7 Reasons Food Shortages Will Become a Global CrisisJanuary 10th, 2011
Global food shortages have forced emergency meetings at the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization where they claim “urgent action” is needed. Large GMO food companies, it seems, found the perfect opportunity to force their products into markets.
Muslims Show Up As ‘Human Shields’ To Defend ChristiansJanuary 10th, 2011
As Egyptian Coptic Christians attended their Christmas eve mass at their churches, thousands of Muslims acted as “human shields” to protect them from terrorist attacks by extremists.
Scientists Create 1st Genetically Modified PigsJanuary 10th, 2011
Scientists claim to have created a new generation of genetically modified pigs which they say are “greener” and fit for human consumption. Another frankenstein creature. How stupid can they get?
Can Sun’s Gravity Help Us Call ET?January 10th, 2011
It might be possible to use the sun as a long-distance telephone to reach out and talk to aliens, some scientists believe.
Harvesting Energy: Body Heat to Warm BuildingsJanuary 10th, 2011
Body heat is not an energy source that normally springs to mind when companies want to keep down soaring energy costs.
Meat-Eating Dinosaurs Not So Carnivorous After AllJanuary 10th, 2011
Tyrannosaurus rex may have been a flesh-eating terror but many of his closest relatives were more content with vegetarian fare, a new analysis by Field Museum scientists has found.
Canada’s Best-Paid CEOs ‘Recession-Proof’: StudyJanuary 10th, 2011
Canada’s best-paid 100 CEOs breezed through the worst of the recession with earnings 155 times higher than the average Canadian income earner, says a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).
Finger May Point to Solution in Amelia Earhart Disappearance RiddleJanuary 10th, 2011
Bone to undergo DNA tests after being found alongside 1930s artifacts on Pacific atoll of Nikumaroro.
They Will Steal It!January 10th, 2011
“When you’ve got something really good, you don’t have to force it on people. They will steal it!” says African-American comedian and activist Dick Gregory.
Pluto May Have Ocean Beneath Its Ice ShellJanuary 10th, 2011
New research has suggested that Pluto may be warm enough to contain an ocean beneath its miles-thick ice shell.
New Zealand’s UFO FilesJanuary 10th, 2011
Hundreds of previously classified reports detailing claims of UFO sightings and alien encounters have been released by the New Zealand military. Here are some examples.
Can ET And Christmas Co-Exist?January 10th, 2011
What happens to Christmas when there are not one, but two, three or 40,000 civilizations across the universe? Can the baby Jesus and ET share the holiday?
Where Does Nuclear Disarmament Go From Here?January 10th, 2011
With U.S. Senate ratification of the New START treaty on December 22, supporters of nuclear disarmament won an important victory. But making further progress on nuclear disarmament will not be easy.
New Book Tells of How Surveillance Is Erasing Freedom and AutonomyJanuary 10th, 2011
Author Elliot Cohen says that there’s evidence for thinking that we’re moving in a direction of a controlled society, a controlled culture.
Docs Detail CIA’s Cold War Hypnosis PushJanuary 10th, 2011
In order to maintain its spying edge over the Russkies, the CIA considered the benefits of hypnosis.
A Critic of Western Policy in Haiti Loses His OAS JobJanuary 10th, 2011
On December 25, the Organization of American States removed their special representative, Ricardo Seitenfus, from Haiti. The reason was very simple. He told the truth.
Rape is Rampant in the MilitaryJanuary 10th, 2011
The military machine will go to any length to maintain public silence over the issue, but the numbers of victims of sexual assault are at epidemic proportions.
Ancient Humans, Dubbed ‘Denisovans’, Interbred with UsJanuary 10th, 2011
Scientists say an entirely separate type of human identified from bones in Siberia co-existed and interbred with our own species.
Witches Threaten Romanian Taxman After New Labour LawJanuary 10th, 2011
Self-declared witches in Romania are preparing to curse the country’s rulers publicly for taxing their profession under an amended labour law.
Drinking Green Tea Could Fight Alzheimer’s and CancerJanuary 10th, 2011
Regularly drinking green tea could protect the brain against developing Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, according to new research.
Humans First Wore Clothes 170,000 Years Ago?January 9th, 2011
A study following the evolution of lice shows modern humans started wearing clothes about 170,000 years ago.
Arabs and Israelis United by UFOsJanuary 9th, 2011
While presidents and military leaders have never successfully bridged or solved the political and cultural problems of the Middle East, can UFOs and zombies bring Israelis and Palestinians together?
Viking Discovered Organics on MarsJanuary 9th, 2011
Using Mars-like soil taken from Atacama Desert, a new experiment has confirmed that Mars has organics, and Viking found them.
Journal’s Paper on ESP Expected to Prompt OutrageJanuary 9th, 2011
The publication by one of psychology’s most respected journals of a paper presenting strong evidence for extrasensory perception, delighted believers in so-called paranormal events, but is mortifying scientists.
Missing Link Between Big Bang & Star Creation FoundJanuary 9th, 2011
The “missing link” between the Big Bang and the evolution of the universe has been uncovered by a team of international scientists.
Doomsday: After Many Predictions, We’re Still HereJanuary 9th, 2011
It probably makes sense to be a lot more prudent about paying so much attention to those who would call for an end to the only home we have.
A Dog with Over 1,000 Object Names in His VocabularyJanuary 9th, 2011
Researchers at Wofford College discovered that a border collie comprehends the names of over 1,000 objects, differentiating between names of objects and orders to fetch them.
New Documents: Hitler-Mocking Dog Enraged NazisJanuary 9th, 2011
A Nazi expert said that months before Nazis launched their attack on the Soviet Union, they had nothing better to do than to obsess about this dog.
The Mystery of the Amazon GiantsJanuary 9th, 2011
This legendary tribe of the old Amazon were thought to be Atlanteans, Extraterrestrials, and many others. One title fits them well though — the giants of the Amazon.
Real Life Superheroes Hit The Streets Of Seattle!January 9th, 2011
In Seattle, a group of “superheroes” have taken to the streets to fight crime.
One in Five Men Are ‘Subfertile’January 9th, 2011
Scientists attribute declining sperm counts to a variety of environmental and lifestyle factors, including chemical exposure, hard drinking and unhealthy diets.
US Subpoenas Twitter Data on WikiLeaks SupportersJanuary 8th, 2011
The US has ordered Twitter to turn over all records on people who openly supported Twitter, including foreign politicians.
Rampage in TucsonJanuary 8th, 2011
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has survived a shooting that left at least 5 others dead.
Moon Has a Liquid Core?January 8th, 2011
New research suggests that the moon may have a core similar to Earth’s.
America’s War Budget Continues to ExplodeJanuary 8th, 2011
Despite proposed modest budget cuts, US military spending has been growing rapidly and will continue to do so.
Actual US Unemployment Rate 21%?January 8th, 2011
America’s jobless rate is much higher than officially reported and not getting better.
Here’s One Way to Prevent Local Wind-Farm FightsJanuary 8th, 2011
Most states lack uniform, enforceable standards governing wind turbine siting, leaving regulatory decisions to local governments.
Energy Crisis? Look at WaterJanuary 8th, 2011
A resident from Canada’s British Columbia province asks why B.C. let so much of the water in its rivers pour out into the sea without making any effort to harness the energy first.
Explore Space to Tap Energy from Sun: KalamJanuary 8th, 2011
An initiative on solar-powered satellites and space-based solar power is in the offing, according to India’s former President A P J Abdul Kalam.
Thiele Announces Incentives For New Yorkers To Go GreenJanuary 8th, 2011
Two programs being offered by NYSERDA encourages New Yorkers to go green. This was announced by Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I-Sag Harbor).
Massachusetts Announces Clean Energy and Climate PlanJanuary 8th, 2011
Massachusetts announced its Clean Energy and Climate Plan for 2020: it lays out how the state will achieve its targets under its Global Warming Solutions Act of 2008.
Quaboag School District Plans Shift to SolarJanuary 8th, 2011
A clean energy company in North Andover, a Boston investment firm driven by social responsibility and a 1,450-student school district might seem like unlikely partners in a multimillion-dollar solar energy project.
Geothermal Developer Set To Scope For Financing For $200M ProjectJanuary 8th, 2011
A Reno, Nev., geothermal developer plans to start talks with banks to finance the construction of a utility-scale project, which is set to go online in California over the next two years.
Moving Forward to a Clean Energy FutureJanuary 8th, 2011
With its first commercial scale wind energy farms operating since last month, Maryland will inaugurate next its largest solar power installation — a 2.2MW facility.
Mississippi Biomass Project Moving ForwardJanuary 8th, 2011
National Clean Fuels President and Chairman Maurice Stone said that the company’s Mississippi biomass project is progressing as expected.
Canadian Clean Energy Producer Agrees to Buy 50 MW Portfolio from First SolarJanuary 8th, 2011
Plutonic Power Corp., in concert with GE Energy Financial Services, is acquiring a 50 MW portfolio of three yet-to-be built photovoltaic solar facilities in the Ontario, Canada.
In an Age of Compromise, Will Clean Energy Become Dirty?January 8th, 2011
With the 112th Congress, we could see a new age where “clean energy” becomes increasingly “dirty.” Growing calls are not for a national renewable portfolio standard (RPS), but an energy standard that includes “clean” coal and nuclear power.
Why Not Solar Power in the Desert?January 8th, 2011
The argument that solar energy projects should be sited in the desert where there is more sun does not hold water. Conrad Kramer enumerates the reasons why.
One Day Those Wind Chimes Will Generate Clean EnergyJanuary 8th, 2011
A research group is developing a compact low-cost device for converting wind vibrations into electricity. Someday, the lowly wind chime will someday power your light bulbs.
Air-Powered Car: The Future Of Urban Transportation?January 8th, 2011
There are cars that run on gas, electricity, vegetable oil, even human waste, and now there is a car that runs on air.
The ‘Transparent’ Cement That Lets Daylight Flood Into a RoomJanuary 8th, 2011
A team of architects have created a ‘transparent cement’ that lets light pour into a room so that the walls look like giant windows.
The ‘Mad’ Egyptian Scholar Who Proved Aristotle WrongJanuary 7th, 2011
Ibn al-Haytham’s 11th-century Book of Optics, which was published exactly 1000 years ago, is often cited alongside Newton’s Principia as one of the most influential books in physics. Yet very little is known about the writer, considered by many to be the father of modern optics.
Calif. County Criminalizes Smart-Meter InstallationsJanuary 7th, 2011
Citing alleged health effects from electromagnetic waves, a county in the North San Francisco Bay Area has criminalized the installation of “smart” electric meters. Now, we ask, how about cellphones?
Russian Team Prepares to Penetrate Lake VostokJanuary 7th, 2011
Lake Vostok, which has been sealed off from the world for 14 million years, and whose conditions very similar to the conditions on Europa and Enceladus, is about to be penetrated by a Russian drill bit.
Scientists Say Dolphins Should Be Treated as ‘Non-Human Persons’January 7th, 2011
Dolphins have been declared the world’s second most intelligent creatures after humans, with scientists suggesting they are so bright that they should be treated as “non-human persons”.
Fracking The Life Out Of Arkansas And BeyondJanuary 7th, 2011
A close look at Arkansas’ history of earthquakes and drilling reveals a shocking surge in quake frequency due to advanced drilling method called Fracking.
Utah’s $1.5 Billion Cyber-Security Center Under WayJanuary 7th, 2011
Officially named the Utah Data Center, the facility’s role in aggregating and verifying dizzying volumes of data for the intelligence community has already earned it the nickname “Spy Center.”
Moving Magnetic North Pole Caused Mysterious Deaths of Bird & FishJanuary 7th, 2011
The steady and rapid movement of the Magnetic North Pole may be responsible for the recent, sudden and mysterious death of thousands of birds and millions of fish in the US.
The Roots of RacismJanuary 7th, 2011
In the first article in a series on “Socialism and Black Liberation,” Lance Selfa explains the origins of slavery at the dawn of capitalism and the ideology of white supremacy.
Not So Wild About WildlifeJanuary 7th, 2011
When Barack Obama took office in 2009, conservationists expected him to end the outgoing administration’s policy of blocking, delaying, and politicizing endangered-species listings. What became of their expectation?
Scientists Find Evidence for ‘Chronesthesia,’ or Mental Time TravelJanuary 7th, 2011
Researchers have found evidence for “chronesthesia,” which is the brain’s ability to be aware of the past and future, and to mentally travel in subjective time.
Scientists Create 52 Artificial Rain Storms in Abu Dhabi DesertJanuary 7th, 2011
Hail, lightning and gales came through the state’s eastern region this summer thanks to scientist-puppetmasters.
Mother Sues McDonald’s for ‘Interfering’ With KidsJanuary 7th, 2011
Happy Meals just got a little more expensive for McDonald’s: the fast food chain has been sued by California mother Monet Parham for using toys to make her two young daughters want nutritionally unsound Happy Meals.
At Church Where 16 Were Sickened, Cause Still a MysteryJanuary 7th, 2011
Bloodwork, mechanical inspections and multiple rounds of air tests have failed to identify what caused at least 16 people to become dizzy or sick Sunday morning at a Bucks County church.
Invasive Alien Species Triggers Mass ExtinctionsJanuary 7th, 2011
An influx of invasive species can stop the dominant natural process of new species formation and trigger mass extinction events, say research results published December 29 in the journal PLoS ONE.
Shift of Magnetic Pole Affects Tampa AirportJanuary 6th, 2011
The rapid shifting of Earth’s magnetic pole is causing problems for airports and navigation.
Sea Shepherd Repels AssaultsJanuary 6th, 2011
The battle to save the whales is in full swing and so far Sea Shepherd is winning.
Veganism on the Increase as More People Question Eating MeatJanuary 6th, 2011
Vegans seek to exclude the use of animals for food, clothing, or any other purpose – and their numbers are growing.
Medicare Backs Away From End-of-Life DiscussionsJanuary 6th, 2011
Medicare will not reimburse doctors for discussions about end-of-life care. The original proposal was criticized by conservatives who believed it would lead to the creation of “death panels.”
Gum Health and Arthritis: A Surprising ConnectionJanuary 6th, 2011
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland say that the effects of gum disease don’t end in the mouth. Believe it or not, taking care of your gum disease can help alleviate arthritis pain in completely different areas of your body.
Veganic Farming in New ZealandJanuary 6th, 2011
Although many organic growers tend to be skeptical about the feasibility of growing food on a large-scale without the use of any animal products, there are many sites around the world where veganic farming is occurring on a commercial basis.
Fruta Planta Diet Product Recalled After FDA WarningJanuary 6th, 2011
The Food and Drug Administration is urging consumers not to use a weight-loss product called Fruta Planta because it has been associated with several heart attacks and one death.
Prescription Drug Abuse Sends More People to the HospitalJanuary 6th, 2011
The number of emergency room visits resulting from misuse or abuse of prescription drugs has nearly doubled over the last five years, according to new federal data.
Nano-Tech Foods Are Not OrganicJanuary 6th, 2011
Nanotechnology, the process of manipulating matter at the atomic and molecular level, has no place in organic food. Like genetic modification, it is the antithesis of the organic concept.
Does Exercising Make You Drink More Alcohol?January 6th, 2011
Can regular exercise avert or undo some of the harm associated with binge drinking? Perhaps even better, could exercising beforehand pre-emptively reduce your urge to overindulge in alcohol later?
Now the FDA Is Going After Vitamin C!January 6th, 2011
The FDA has just notified small pharmacies that they will no longer be allowed to manufacture or distribute injectable vitamin C—despite its remarkable power to heal conditions that conventional medicine can’t touch.
Can You Be Addicted to Foods?January 6th, 2011
Is it possible that eating in today’s sweet and salty fast-food world is actually somewhat, well, addictive? Could people with a predilection to abusing alcohol and drugs just as easily abuse food?
Demand that the FDA Label Genetically Modified Foods!January 6th, 2011
The Alliance for Natural Health-USA is running an online petition to ensure that all genetically modified foods be labeled as such at the point of sale, like the “franken fish”.
10 Ways to Reach Your Personal Best at Any AgeJanuary 6th, 2011
No matter what you’ve heard or ever rationalized, it’s never too late to begin the journey to better health and optimal fitness.
The Claim: Taking a Walk Can Help Reduce CravingsJanuary 6th, 2011
If your goal for the new year is to break a bad habit or cut back on food and shed a few pounds, then a simple but overlooked trick could come in handy: go for a walk.
Exercise Masquerading as Old-School FunJanuary 6th, 2011
Remember how fun it was when you were a kid — jumping up and down, swinging your hips and rolling around on the floor? It can still be just as fun for adults with the help of some exercise gears.
The Benefits of Taking a BreakJanuary 6th, 2011
Anne Hill, made a discovery that if we obsessed about the calendar and what we had expected to do, we would only make ourselves feel miserable.
In a Giant’s Story, a New Chapter Writ by His DNAJanuary 6th, 2011
When tumors start growing in children or adolescents, they can result in gigantism because they make the gland churn out growth hormone, prodding bones to keep growing.
Male Pattern Baldness: What Causes It?January 6th, 2011
Why do so many men go bald? What exactly changes on their heads?
10 Theories For Dead Birds And FishJanuary 6th, 2011
The mysterious deaths of fish and birds has gone global but no one seems to have any plausible explanations. Anyone remember the movie “The Core”?
UFO Hopefuls Descend on French VillageJanuary 5th, 2011
People hoping to hitch a ride off Earth on a UFO are congregating in a French Village ahead of 2012 in the hopes of securing a seat on an alien space ship.
Meet the New Imperial Court, Same As the Old Imperial CourtJanuary 5th, 2011
Be it Democrats or Republicans, Congress is extremely unlikely to diverge from its path of ever increasing Pentagon expenditures unless a massive public movement pressures it to do so.
A Profound and Jarring DisconnectJanuary 5th, 2011
On every key issue of public concern –from protecting Social Security, to climate change issues, the government in this supposed democracy has gone against the wishes of the majority of the public.
Living in Fear of the GovernmentJanuary 5th, 2011
Activists in the Bay Area have come together to form the Coalition for a Safe San Francisco, a grassroots alliance of individuals and organizations working to protect civil rights that are being shredded in the name of “national security.”
The Tyranny of Defense Inc.January 5th, 2011
Dwight Eisenhower’s warning 50 years ago about the threat to democracy due to the growing fusion between corporations and the armed forces, actually understates the scope of our modern system and the dangers of the perpetual march to war it has put us on.
A Threat Facing All ActivistsJanuary 5th, 2011
Activist, author and attorney Robert Meeropol explains why progressives should unite to defend Julian Assange against attempts to prosecute him for espionage for his work on WikiLeaks.
Israel Gets Away With MurderJanuary 5th, 2011
As a rogue nation that thumbs its nose at the law, Israel kills anyone it doesn’t like anywhere and is never held accountable.
Supreme Court Justice: No Protection for Women in ConstitutionJanuary 5th, 2011
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s belief that women have no protection under the constitution could herald the return of officially-sanctioned gender discrimination, a prominent Washington lawyer says.
Federal Appeals Court Punts Prop 8 Back to CaliforniaJanuary 5th, 2011
Holding your breath for a speedy resolution to the landmark federal case that argues California’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional? Stop it; you’ll turn blue.
Israeli PM Asks US to Pardon SpyJanuary 5th, 2011
Netanyahu sends letter to Obama regarding American man given life sentence in 1987 for spying on US for Israel.
The Rise of the New Global EliteJanuary 5th, 2011
The good news—and the bad news—for America is that the nation’s own super-elite is rapidly adjusting to the perspective where American businesses that don’t internationalize aggressively risk being left behind.
Sea Shepherd, a Serious Concern to Japan’s Whale KillersJanuary 5th, 2011
Leaked documents reveal that the Japanese govt. views Sea Shepherd as a very serious threat to their illegal whaling activities.
Loving the Freedom of Expression — A Global ActionJanuary 5th, 2011
The group Food Not Bombs wants everyone to consider organizing a free vegan meal and rally outside your countries U.S. Embassy, U.S. federal courts or U.S. military bases on February 14, 2011.
New Blood Test That Can Detect a Single Cancer CellJanuary 5th, 2011
A liquid biopsy? That’s what developers are calling a new blood test for cancer that’s been getting a lot of buzz lately.
Amazing Facts You Might Not Know About Renewable EnergyJanuary 5th, 2011
In all the spin from fossil fuels and nuclear industries, it is easy to start believing that renewable energy can’t get us out of the climate change hole. Think again – not only is an Energy [R]evolution happening, it’s already underway.
Can GM Mosquitoes Eradicate Dengue Fever?January 5th, 2011
A risky strategy experimented on humans without informed consent, and based on data from unpublished studies.
Atlantic Currents Have Seen ‘Drastic’ Changes: StudyJanuary 5th, 2011
Scientists have found evidence of a “drastic” shift since the 1970s in north Atlantic Ocean currents that usually influence weather in the northern hemisphere, Swiss researchers said.
Dead Birds and Fish in Arkansas Leave Many PuzzledJanuary 5th, 2011
Maybe the Mayans were on to something? This surely is what students of the famed Mayan 2012 prophecy for the end of the world had to be thinking with the news of recent eerie wildlife die-offs in Arkansas.
The Infant Vaccination ControversyJanuary 4th, 2011
The facts clearly show that infant vaccinations can pose a much greater long-term risk than the diseases being vaccinated for.
How Videogames Are Changing the EconomyJanuary 4th, 2011
From Silicon Valley to China to media, video games are leading the next productivity revolution. So hug a geek today.
Whistleblower Exposes Attempted ET ManipulationJanuary 4th, 2011
Former Project Seagate whistleblower and Project Camelot witness Aaron McCollum has exposed an attempt into making him a manipulator between purported extraterrestrials that would ‘decloak’ over the Festival and child participants in the Festival.
A Tower Ready to Fall?January 4th, 2011
In an effort to prove one theory or another, physicists,have constructed ever more powerful particle accelerators, imagining that they will soon reach some final truth. But, over and over, there have been more questions and problems than answers.
Disclosure, 2012, and Messianic ExpectationJanuary 4th, 2011
Whether it is religious Rapture, or the fulfilment of the Mayan 2012 prophecy, or the Messianic Second Coming, Joseph Farrell asks why anyone would be engaged in making such repeated – and violated – expectations.
Electric BiologyJanuary 4th, 2011
A book recently published in Switzerland, detailed experiments that demonstrate how a changing electric field can alter gametes so much that new species are created.
Supernatural Event Over VietnamJanuary 3rd, 2011
Recently, a retired LAPD detective and Vietnam War veteran named Robert L. Pollock told of his team’s experience of a whirling cloud like mass inside their military plane while en route to a mission.
A True Story: The Cry of the BigfootJanuary 3rd, 2011
While hiking through Mill City’s old logging camp, JD Adams and his wife heard an eerie sound that was bestial and somehow human.
Rediscovering the Mythical Bird Called RocJanuary 3rd, 2011
Dr Karl Shuker, one of the best known cryptozoologists in the world, blogs about his experience of finding a sheaf of Roc feathers — from inside a fancy goods shop in Birmingham, UK.
2011: The Year of the VegetableJanuary 3rd, 2011
Children can learn to enjoy healthier foods if they grow them with their parents. It’s easier than you think.
Blood Test To Spot Cancer Gets Big BoostJanuary 3rd, 2011
A blood test so sensitive that it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones is moving one step closer to being available at your doctor’s office.
Heartburn Drugs, Pose Pneumonia RiskJanuary 3rd, 2011
Heartburn drugs – especially proton pump inhibitors – may increase the risk of pneumonia.
The Enemy WithinJanuary 3rd, 2011
Our enemies are not people in far away countries but our own criminal corporations and their govt. minions.
10 Modern Methods of Mind ControlJanuary 3rd, 2011
We are all affected by the efforts to shape our thoughts and feelings.
India’s Hidden GM Crop CatastropheJanuary 3rd, 2011
Over the past decade, as genetically modified crops have failed year after year, 200,000 farmers in India have killed themselves.
Feds Threaten Human Rights ActivistJanuary 3rd, 2011
Federal agents are using their broad new powers to terrorize American citizens who try to stand up for what is right.
China Claims to Develops New Nuclear TechJanuary 3rd, 2011
China claims to have developed a way to re-use spent nuclear fuel.
Republicans to Investigate Obama Corruption?January 3rd, 2011
The political puppet-show goes on with the corrupt promising to investigate the corrupt.
Neo-Colonialism, Imperialism & Resistance in the 21st CenturyJanuary 3rd, 2011
Colonialism has evolved over the years and grown stronger and more destructive yet more seductive at the same time.
US Aided Banking CriminalsJanuary 3rd, 2011
Leaked documents expose how the Bush crime family were involved in massive bank fraud.
Female President Takes Office in BrazilJanuary 3rd, 2011
Brazil has made history with the swearing-in of its first female president.
Some Scientist Lie and LieJanuary 3rd, 2011
Besides all of the corporate sponsored junk science pretending to be real science, real scientists lie, lie often and lie well.
Windows Phone 7 Rips Off CustomersJanuary 3rd, 2011
If you have a Windows 7 Phone – get rid of it. I can secretly send data that quickly runs up bogus charges.
Using Technology To Enforce Good Behavior?January 3rd, 2011
Many people can’t control their behavior and are turning to technology to keep themselves out of trouble.
The NAZI – CIA ConnectionJanuary 3rd, 2011
The US actively recruited thousands of the worst NAZIs and embedded them deep into the military for research and paramilitary operations. The NAZI influence is still present.
USDA to Contaminate Organic FoodJanuary 1st, 2011
The USDA now permits a more toxic version of aspartame called neotame to be added to organic food without any labeling.
Sea Shepherd Engages Whale KillersJanuary 1st, 2011
Sea Shepherd has found and engaged the Japanese whale killing fleet before it had a chance to start the slaughter of the sacred beings.
Pope Quietly Supports GMO Death & DiseaseJanuary 1st, 2011
Another leaked cable reveals that the Pope secretly is behind genetically modified crops even though they amount to bio-weapons and result in lower crop yields, disease and death.