Archive for February, 2011 : Horrible U.S. Experiments on Humans RevealedFebruary 28th, 2011
Shocking as it may seem, U.S. government doctors once thought it was fine to experiment on disabled people and prison inmates.
U.S. Military’s ‘Psyops,’ None Are SafeFebruary 28th, 2011
The reporter whose story for Rolling Stone forced the resignation of former Gen. Stanley McChrystal has a new story out, this time focusing on what he calls “psyops” employed against elected officials by yet another “runaway general.”
Indiana Official: Use Deadly Force, Live Ammo on Wisconsin ProtestersFebruary 28th, 2011
One official in Indiana suggested last week that riot police should use deadly force on those protesting Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to strip unions of their rights.
Middle East Unrest, What Shall We Expect from China?February 28th, 2011
When it comes to the biggest issue of the day — the revolt of Middle East publics against their leaders — China has nothing to say. To the contrary: Rather than show any leadership at all, China has run home and hidden under a very large stone.
Another Federal Crime: Pointing Lasers at AircraftFebruary 28th, 2011
People who knowingly aim laser pointers at an aircraft would be committing a federal crime subject to up to five years in prison under legislation the House has passed.
Still No Labeling of GMOs in the U.S.February 28th, 2011
The United States government is more concerned that it do not cause the GMO corporations to withdraw financial support, instead of working for the welfare of the consumers.
U.S. Still the Largest User of GMO SeedsFebruary 28th, 2011
The United States remains the largest user of genetically modified seeds, while Brazil posted the biggest growth, with plantings rising 19 per cent.
Canadian County Troubled by Invading Genetically Modified BentgrassFebruary 28th, 2011
Genetically modified bentgrass continues to spread along waterways in Malheur County, and has gone far beyond where it is supposed to be.
GMOs – Be Concerned, Be Very ConcernedFebruary 28th, 2011
The list of genetically modified food ingredients is growing at an alarming rate. And what’s even more disturbing is the fact the USDA seems to have sided with big business in allowing GMO foods to be sold without any labeling whatsoever.
USDA Washes Hands Off GMOs, Places Burden on Organic GrowersFebruary 28th, 2011
In a somewhat recent interview with Miles McEvoy, Deputy Administrator for the USDA’s National Organic Program, he made a sort “shrug of the shoulders” reply to questions on GMO.
Cereal Company Enrolls in the Non-GMO ProjectFebruary 28th, 2011
Peace Cereal, a leading all-natural cereal brand in the U.S., enrolled in the Non-GMO Project´s Product Verification Program effective November, 2010.
Mortgage Lending Firm’s Official Reveals $1.9 Billion FraudFebruary 28th, 2011
The former treasurer of Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp., once the 12th largest mortgage lender in the U.S., admitted helping run a $1.9 billion fraud scheme that targeted the government’s Troubled Asset Relief Program and contributed to the failure of Colonial Bank.
Evolution Education vs. Intelligent Design, Who’s Winning?February 28th, 2011
Five years after the Dover trial pushed intelligent design out of public school classrooms, how has evolution instruction fared?
Human Evolution Progressed Due to Subtle ShiftsFebruary 28th, 2011
Classic selective sweeps, when a beneficial genetic mutation quickly spreads through the human population, are thought to have been the primary driver of human evolution.
Invading Fire Ants Didn’t Come from South AmericaFebruary 28th, 2011
A new study shows that the invasive species has spread not from its original home in South America but from its beachhead in the southeastern U.S.
Atomic Antennas to Revolutionize Quantum ComputingFebruary 28th, 2011
Scientists have now developed a revolutionary approach to make practical use of a quantum computer, using atomic antennas.
Fungus Carry the “Weapon” to Defeat Malaria, Bug-Borne DiseasesFebruary 28th, 2011
At last, people in Malaria infested places can now breathe some relief. A fungus holds the secret to combating malaria and other insect-borne diseases.
Scientists Discover Potential Chikungunya CureFebruary 28th, 2011
An international team of scientists has announced the discovery of two new fully human monoclonal antibodies which could battle Chikungunya, a disease that currently has no available vaccine or specific treatment.
Use of Gold Extends to Electronics and DrugsFebruary 28th, 2011
Nanometer-scale gold particles are currently intensively investigated for possible applications in catalysis, sensing, photonics, biolabeling, drug carriers and molecular electronics.
Keeping An Atom StillFebruary 28th, 2011
Nothing in nature is ever perfectly still. Atoms and molecules that make up every matter incessantly tumble, vibrate or collide with one another. Even though total stillness is physically impossible, scientists have edged ever closer to that ultimate limit.
Secrets of Ancient TemplesFebruary 28th, 2011
A researcher, author and documentary filmmaker of ancient temples and sacred sites will answer, among others, the question of what the ancients know that allowed them to harness the energies of the Earth and use them to heal the human body.
A Canadian Farmer’s UFO ExperienceFebruary 28th, 2011
An ordinary day to do routine farm work turned into a bizarre experience for a Canadian farmer when he saw four UFOs at close range, which left miniature crop circles on the ground.
More People Opening Their Minds About Crop CirclesFebruary 28th, 2011
Since a number of crop circles mysteriously appeared in Yogyakarta and Central Java recently, more and more people have opened their minds to the possibility that there might just be other forms of life in the universe.
People in High Places Now Believers in UFOs and Alien LifeFebruary 28th, 2011
Numerous public figures from eminent scientists to politicians have stated their belief in the existence of alien life forms and UFOs. This is probably due to the fact that NASA research has found that half of all stars in the universe have Earth-like planets orbiting around them, raising fresh hopes of finding alien life.
The Criss-Cross Lines in the SkyFebruary 28th, 2011
To the skeptics, chemtrails are nothing more than a conspiracy theory straight out of a science fiction novel. To believers, they are as real as the air we breathe…
Green Chemistry Offers Route Towards Zero-Waste ProductionFebruary 27th, 2011
Novel green chemical technologies will play a key role helping society move towards the elimination of waste while offering a wider range of products from bio-refineries, according to a University of York scientist.
Newborn Heart Muscle Can Grow Back by Itself, Study ShowsFebruary 26th, 2011
In a promising science-fiction-meets-real-world juxtaposition, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered that the mammalian newborn heart can heal itself completely.
Flies Carry Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria from Factory FarmsFebruary 26th, 2011
What sort of antibiotic-resistant pathogens are growing on factory farms, along with all the cheap pork chops and chicken wings? And what level of threat do they pose to our health?
Vegan Diet Proven to be a Heart Healthy Life ChoiceFebruary 26th, 2011
We can all keep our hearts healthy by exercising and eating a wholesome vegan diet. Vegan foods are naturally cholesterol-free and have even been shown to reverse heart disease.
Livin’ La Vegan LocaFebruary 26th, 2011
Abstaining from animal products comes with an array of labels; terms like vegan, lacto-vegetarian and pescetarian which confuse the matter when searching for a diet that is healthy and has a positive impact on the environment.
Eating Vegan: The Fake Meat DilemmaFebruary 26th, 2011
Some point out that fake meats are also highly processed, but we seem to give those foods a “pass.” Fake meat is good as a transitional and as a sometimes food for those still “struggling” to get meat out of their system.
No More Whaling for Japan?February 26th, 2011
This week, Japan has officially ended its winter whaling season due to hindrances from an animal rights activist group, against the will of the government.
Animal Welfare Bill Would Limit Abuse InvestigationsFebruary 26th, 2011
The House Agriculture Committee voted 12-1 to kill House Bill 1063, which had aimed to protect ranchers and cattlemen from investigations undertaken by representatives of animal rights groups.
Cheating Investors As Official Government PolicyFebruary 26th, 2011
The United States government and other nations have increasingly adopted an official economic policy of cheating their own savers, with particular damage inflicted on long-term retirement investors that follow conventional investment practices.
Middle East Chaos: What To Learn And What To ExpectFebruary 26th, 2011
After every revolution, the question arises: Has power been fully rescinded by the offending government or regime to the people, or, to yet another corrupt bureaucracy with a slightly different face? Who ultimately benefited from the event?
Mouse-Pig and Super-Fish Seek Approval for Human ConsumptionFebruary 26th, 2011
In Canada, the federal government is refusing to say whether it is close to approving genetically modified animals for human consumption. But if they do, you may never know it.
Gates Foundation Controls Media Through Massive Journalism GrantsFebruary 26th, 2011
A recent report in The Seattle Times questions the influence the world’s most powerful foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), has on the media.
Forbes Writer: GMO Labeling Would Violate Corporate Speech RightsFebruary 26th, 2011
Forbes.com’s Glenn Lammi, general counsel for the right-wing, pro-business think tank the Washington Legal Foundation, goes on the attack against Mark Bittman’s recent New York Times op-ed column calling for the labeling of genetically engineered food.
Malta Disagrees with EU Decision on GMOsFebruary 26th, 2011
Malta was one of the seven member states opposing the move and voted against the EU Commission’s proposal allowing entry of GMOs. However, this was not enough to stop it because 19 member states voted in favor.
Opposed to GMOsFebruary 26th, 2011
Existing plants do not carry the burdens of proving they are safe and are ready to be used at any time unlike the GMO ones. Science should heed to the ecological principle: Nature knows best.
Mind Control by Cell PhoneFebruary 26th, 2011
Electromagnetic signals from cell phones can change your brainwaves and behavior. But don’t break out the aluminum foil head shield just yet.
Another Voice: Cellphone Tower Caution is SensibleFebruary 26th, 2011
The Regional District of Nanaimo did the right thing by taking on the side of caution and refusing a cellphone tower on its property on Hammond Bay Road.
House Reps. Sided with Corporate Polluters Over Children and HealthFebruary 26th, 2011
For the first time in the 40 year history of the Clean Air Act, a majority of the House of Representatives has voted to block EPA from implementing and enforcing standards to sharply reduce mercury and other toxic air emissions from a polluting industry.
America’s New (Old) TerminatorFebruary 26th, 2011
The American military’s public showroom of death machines will soon have a new model Terminator Robot designed to chase down its prey like a Cheetah. Democracy & environmental activists beware!
How to Pass the U.S. Citizenship Test: LieFebruary 26th, 2011
The US govt. is so deluded that the only way to pass the US citizenship test is to provide wrong answers.
US Intervention Aims to Control Libya OilFebruary 26th, 2011
“The objective of US intervention in Libya is to contain the revolutionary upsurge of the masses and have a forward base for introducing troops,” says political commentator Ralph Shoenman.
More Catholic ShameFebruary 26th, 2011
Vatican promises of accountability for its crimes against children have fallen far short and the facts show that it is business as usual for many catholic churches.
Libyan Protesters March on TripoliFebruary 26th, 2011
Libya is bracing for further violence as thousands of democracy seekers take on the Gaddafi regime and march toward the capital, Tripoli.
Maine Governor on BPA, Believing His Own ScienceFebruary 26th, 2011
Paul LePage, governor of Maine, is pretty confident about his “science.” Here’s his scientific assessment of the dangers of plastic additive bisphenol A.
You’ll Believe Anything You Read Online, Won’t You?February 26th, 2011
A research suggests that the average browsing reader will hardly even notice – let alone care – whose blog they are currently reading. They will read the post, and decide what to make of it based on the content, and most probably forget where they found the information in the first place.
2045: The Year Man Becomes ImmortalFebruary 26th, 2011
With the age of fast computers ever becoming faster and more intelligent almost by the minute, techno-wizard Raymond Kurzweil believes that humanity — our bodies, our minds, our civilization, will be completely and irreversibly transformed about 35 years from now.
Can Geoengineering Save the World from Global Warming?February 26th, 2011
Is manipulating Earth’s environment to combat climate change a good idea and where, exactly, did the idea come from?
Which Nations Are Most at Risk from Climate Change?February 26th, 2011
The international community faces the daunting task of determining which countries face the most significant impacts from global warming.
How Severe Can Climate Change Become?February 26th, 2011
How severe can climate change become in a warming world? Worse than anything we’ve seen in written history, according to results of a study recently appearing in the journal Science.
Bizarre Friction-Free ‘Superfluid’ Found in Neutron Star’s CoreFebruary 26th, 2011
NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has discovered the first direct evidence for a superfluid, a bizarre, friction-free state of matter, at the core of a neutron star.
Divining Energy Signs Has Always Been More Than Crop CirclesFebruary 26th, 2011
Those on earth who controlled the people with fear did not want the general mass to know of the diviners and oracles which received the power from above. No longer will we have to hide away our secrets from those who really need to shift and uplift in knowledge.
2-18 FB Crop CirclesFebruary 26th, 2011
There’s quite a bit of scientifically-documented info about abnormalities found in crop circle plants & soils…very clear indicators that “pranks with planks” is NOT the answer.
Kepler Helps SETI Tune InFebruary 26th, 2011
The needle-in-a-haystack search for extraterrestrial signals has narrowed a bit, thanks to NASA’s Kepler spacecraft.
Linking ‘Big Weather’ to Global WarmingFebruary 25th, 2011
After the huge snowfalls in the northeastern United States over the past few months, many people can’t help but wonder: With a winter of such magnitude, how can scientists say the planet is warming?
Dinosaur with Powerful Legs Found in UtahFebruary 25th, 2011
A new dinosaur with enormously powerful thigh muscles has been discovered in America.
Mass Scale Manufacturing Design for 3-D Solar CellFebruary 25th, 2011
Solar3D, Inc. announced that its design, which maximizes conversion of sunlight into electricity, will take advantage of low cost semiconductor processes to enable mass production.
Wind Farms, Dead Birds and A MythFebruary 25th, 2011
The wind energy industry contends its activities don’t kill as many birds and other animals as other human-related activities, so the federal government should cut it some slack.
GlassPoint Solar Harnesses Sun to Produce OilFebruary 25th, 2011
The relentless sun that beats down on the southern San Joaquin Valley may soon help squeeze more oil from its hills.
New Fabric Lets You Amp Up Your WardrobeFebruary 25th, 2011
The piezoelectric and photovoltaic fiber gets its red color from a final bath in copper, but researcher Elias Siores says the fabric could be dyed any color to suit fashionistas tastes.
Stretchable Solar Cells to Power “Super Skin”February 25th, 2011
Solar cells can stretch up to 30 percent beyond its normal length and will power the artificial electronic super skin.
Guarding Against Risks of Cell PhonesFebruary 25th, 2011
When neuro-oncologist Stephanie Wagner sees patients with brain tumors, they often ask, “Why did I get this?” Then, the next question is, “Was it my cell phone?”
Consumer Confidence in Organic Products at Risk Due to GMOsFebruary 24th, 2011
Confidence on organic foods could easily be shaken if the consumer begins to believe it’s tainted by genetically engineered crops.
The Truth About FrankenfoodsFebruary 24th, 2011
From Flavr Savr tomatoes to Roundup Ready Soybeans, genetically modified foods are being manufactured and unleashed on an unsuspecting public whether we are ready for them or not.
Could You Be Drinking Your Way to Diabetes?February 24th, 2011
When you’re thirsty, do you reach for a glass of water? If you’re like most people, you probably don’t. Instead, you may find yourself reaching for a sugary sweet soda.
Junk Food Tax: Fighting Obesity One Penny at a TimeFebruary 24th, 2011
A California lawmaker is targeting the obesity epidemic by proposing a penny-an-ounce tax on soda and other sweetened drinks. That’s good, but why not expand it to tax all junk food?
Experimental Cancer Drugs: Killing Far More People than HelpingFebruary 24th, 2011
Experimental cancer drugs harm far more people than they help, according to a study conducted by researchers from Duke University Medical Center and published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Diet: High Fiber to Combat Death and DiseaseFebruary 24th, 2011
A study of almost 400,000 people aged 50 to 71 has found a strong link between a high-fiber diet and a longer life
Heart Disease Risk Reduced by Olive Oil and GreensFebruary 24th, 2011
So, our mothers were right after all, when as young kids, they told us to eat our vegetables. If you stuck to it through the years, then you have a better chance of a long life.
Why Most Americans Are Deficient In this Vital VitaminFebruary 24th, 2011
When it comes to optimum health, most of us are deficient in one key vitamin that can help unlock the mystery of many common ailments.
Internet Secret Society Feeds Eating DisordersFebruary 24th, 2011
Confronting a family member with an eating disorder can be a helpless and heartbreaking situation for families. A society on the Internet is dedicated to thwarting any recovery from this dangerous and possibly fatal behavior.
Farm-Raised Kids are Less Prone to AsthmaFebruary 24th, 2011
Children raised on farms don’t suffer from asthma as much as their city- and suburb-dwelling counterparts, according to a paper published online Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Meditation Beats Dance for Harmonizing Body and MindFebruary 24th, 2011
A new study from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that professional ballet and modern dancers are not as emotionally in sync with their bodies as are people who regularly practice meditation.
This Is What a Broke Democracy Looks LikeFebruary 24th, 2011
Wisconsin is an early sign of the stresses that will either shift our system of government action and spending. And everyone seems ready to fight about this necessary shift.
Iran: The Next Domino?February 24th, 2011
We always imagined somebody else to be the bad guy. We never thought it would be America. The Project for a New American Century, has been at it for so long — changing regimes all over the world.
Emergency! New Pathogen Found in Roundup Ready GM Crops?February 24th, 2011
USDA senior scientist sends “emergency” warning to US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on a new plant pathogen in Roundup Ready GM soybean and corn that may be responsible for high rates of infertility and spontaneous abortions in livestock.
Internet: Used to Hijack Medical Science for Fear and ProfitFebruary 24th, 2011
The Web can empower people with quality medical information that can help them make informed decisions. But it can also be a breeding ground for sinisteria and health misinformation.
Gulf Oil Spill Claiming Dolphin’s Lives?February 24th, 2011
How long will the impacts of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last, and how far will they reach? Can we trust BP or the government when they say everything is fine? Dead baby dolphins are washing ashore in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Plight of the BumblebeeFebruary 24th, 2011
Major pollinators apart from the honeybee are suffering steep decline worldwide, chief among them the bumblebee, and neonicotinoid pesticides are a major culprit that should be banned.
Researchers Convince People They Have Three ArmsFebruary 24th, 2011
The results show that, “the body representation can easily be updated to incorporate an additional limb,” offering future possibilities for a stroke patient paralyzed on one side of the body.
Solar Experts Detect Waves in Giant Magnetic Holes the Size of the UKFebruary 24th, 2011
Massive waves in giant magnetic holes on the surface of the Sun have been discovered for the first time by solar scientists from the University of Sheffield and Queen´s University Belfast, something that will bring experts a step closer to unlocking the secrets of the Sun.
Virus-Mimicking Nanoparticles Can Stimulate Long-Lasting ImmunityFebruary 24th, 2011
Live viral vaccines such as the smallpox or yellow fever vaccines provide immune protection that lasts several decades, but despite their success, scientists have remained in the dark as to how they induce such long lasting immunity.
Mud VolcanoFebruary 24th, 2011
In volcanic regions, mud volcanoes are usually small volcano-shaped cones of mud, usually less than 1-2 m tall. They are built as mud erupts from a vent, either as as a flowing liquid or ejected into the air.
Researchers Seeking Cure for ForgetfulnessFebruary 23rd, 2011
Researchers say people are becoming increasingly absent-minded due to information overload.
Berries and Grapes Improve Memory and Brain HealthFebruary 23rd, 2011
Blueberries and grape seed extract show great potential in the fight against brain aging and cognitive decline.
Finally, Vegan Diet is Getting Its DueFebruary 23rd, 2011
The just-released 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans puts a long-overdue emphasis on vegetarian and vegan foods and how they can tackle the obesity crisis.
Cocoa For Your Gut and Your HeartFebruary 23rd, 2011
The daily consumption of cocoa for 4-weeks significantly increased levels of bifidobacterial and lactobacilli in the gut.
Genetically-Modified Maize Threatens Crunchy Snack ChipsFebruary 23rd, 2011
A new type of genetically-modified maize intended for ethanol biofuel production has won approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Govt Shutdown: It Wouldn’t Really Matter Either WayFebruary 23rd, 2011
Is the U.S. government going to shutdown on March 4th, 2011? Possibly. The current temporary funding extension expires on that day.
Army Wants Rapid-Fire Rubber Bullets for Crowd ControlFebruary 23rd, 2011
The US army is planning to field “rubber bullets” for machine guns. Military officials claim the ammunition will allow them to more effectively quell violent protests without loss of life, but human rights campaigners are alarmed by the new weapon.
Vaccine Makers Shielded from Lawsuits: US Supreme CourtFebruary 23rd, 2011
Vaccine makers are protected from lawsuits, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, dashing the hopes of a US couple who had sought monetary damages after their daughter fell ill after a round of routine childhood inoculations.
Rothschilds Killing Islamic Banks In Emerging N. African MarketsFebruary 23rd, 2011
The world’s finances are controlled by privately-owned “central banks” masquerading as federal government banks in nearly every country in the world. The Rothschilds and their associates own most shares in these “central banks.”
“CIA Spy” Davis was Giving Nuclear Bomb Material to Al-QaedaFebruary 23rd, 2011
Double murder-accused “CIA spy” Raymond Davis has been found in possession of top-secret documents, which point to him or the feared American Task Force 373 (TF373) operating in the region.
Widow: Pentagon Aide Wheeler ‘Killed by Hitman’February 23rd, 2011
Prominent Washington aide John Wheeler was assassinated by a hitman in a targeted killing, his widow has claimed.
San Carlos Commission Approves Controversial Cell TowerFebruary 23rd, 2011
San Carlos planning commissioners on Tuesday night gave the go-ahead to T-Mobile’s proposal to erect a 50-foot-tall cell phone tower despite getting an earful from residents.
Cell Phones Cause Brain-Activity ChangesFebruary 23rd, 2011
Researchers from the National Institute of Health have found that less than an hour of cellphone use can speed up brain activity in the area closest to the phone antenna.
World’s First Skyscraper was a Monument to IntimidationFebruary 23rd, 2011
Tel Aviv University archaeologists at the ancient site Tel Jericho are revealing new facts about the world’s first “skyscraper,” 11,000 years after it was built.
UFO Congress Agenda: Alien Tech, Govt Cover-Ups, CredibilityFebruary 23rd, 2011
Nearly 30 speakers will travel from around the world to Arizona on Wednesday for the five-day conference with topics including alien technology, government cover-ups, black projects, crop circles and ultimate disclosure of extraterrestrial visits to Earth.
Can Dreams Predict the Future?February 23rd, 2011
When disaster strikes, people often claim that they foresaw the tragedy. But are such premonitions really possible? In an extract from his new book Paranormality, psychologist Richard Wiseman explains how our sleeping minds can trick us.
Welcome to the Multiverse!February 23rd, 2011
Get used to the idea of an infinite number of universes, says superstring theorist Brian Greene in his new book, “The Hidden Reality.” Alexander Fabry presents a handy guide to the mind-bending new science.
Rare Stellar ‘Water Fountain’ DiscoveredFebruary 23rd, 2011
Three new water masers have been discovered in the Milky Way, including what could be one of the fastest ever found – reaching speeds of up to 350 km per second – and a rare ‘water fountain’ type.
Study Shows Welsh Sheep ‘More Clever Than Thought’February 23rd, 2011
Sheep aren’t viewed as the cleverest of creatures, but new research has found they might be a lot more intelligent than previously thought. Do you still want them for your dinner?
T. Rex More Hyena Than LionFebruary 23rd, 2011
Contrary to previous assumptions, the Tyrannosaurus Rex was an opportunistic feeder, not the top predator, Paleontologists say.
Why We Still Don’t Know How Much Money Goes to Fossil EnergyFebruary 23rd, 2011
We’ve long suspected that no one really knows how much of our money goes to dirty oil executives. Do taxpayers even have a widely accepted, comprehensive inventory of how of our money is being handed to the dirty energy lobby by politicians?
1M Electric Vehicles Running by 2015: Is Obama’s Goal Realistic?February 23rd, 2011
In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama called for a million electric vehicles on American roads by 2015. How likely is it that we’ll attain that goal?—Jerry Mitlitski, Salem, Oregon.
An Almost Clean Energy World By 2050?February 23rd, 2011
Conservation organization WWF released a report describing a scenario under which the globe’s energy needs would be met almost entirely by renewable sources by 2050.
Sewage As Renewable Energy?February 23rd, 2011
Sewage is usually viewed as an environmental hazard, not an asset. The question NYC faces is where all that waste should go that it won’t cause odor and even water contamination.
Concentrated Solar Power Tower: The Future Of Electricity?February 23rd, 2011
Seville, Spain hosts the first commercial operation of solar tower technology in the world. According to the report, it features over 1,000 freestanding heliostat mirrors that follow the arc of the sun.
New Solar Carports Charge Electric Vehicles on the CheapFebruary 23rd, 2011
Solar carports are slowly and surely covering some parking lots, using photovoltaic panels to generate power and shade the cars underneath.
Climate Benefits of Natural Gas — OverstatedFebruary 23rd, 2011
Policymakers and the energy industry have been looking to natural gas in recent years as a more climate friendly fuel with half the greenhouse gas emissions of coal, but EPA research is casting doubt on that plan.
Next-Gen Biofuels from Inside Cow StomachsFebruary 23rd, 2011
By analyzing samples taken directly from a cow’s cellulose-digesting foregut, the authors of a new study elucidated a new catalogue of nearly 30,000 enzymes that could lead to more efficient production of cellulosic biofuel.
Food Waste to Energy ConversionFebruary 23rd, 2011
Of the different types of organic wastes available, food waste holds the highest potential in terms of economic exploitation as it contains high amount of carbon and can be efficiently converted into biogas and organic fertilizer.
Warming to Solar Oven CookingFebruary 23rd, 2011
There is another simple way that households can make use of free energy from the sun in their day-to-day living and reduce their power consumption and therefore greenhouse gas production. It is by using a solar cooker or oven.
Mobile Phones Can Damage Your BrainFebruary 22nd, 2011
It is time to recognize the dangers of using modern communication technology. Take away your own prejudices and love of technology and answer this question: Why are more and more people in their 30s and 40s being diagnosed with dementia?
Warning Signs, Towers Greet Mt. Woodson HikersFebruary 22nd, 2011
The summit of Mount Woodson, a popular North County hiking and rock climbing destination, comes with more than a view of the Pacific Ocean and coastal hills. It comes with a warning.
An Invisible HazardFebruary 22nd, 2011
A major issue around the world since the late 1970s, radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that can build up inside homes.
One Size Does Not Fit AllFebruary 22nd, 2011
One size does not fit all when it comes to SmartMeters. It seems that neither PG&E nor the PUC cares where the SmartMeters were installed.
Report Warns of Wireless Radiation RisksFebruary 22nd, 2011
A report in a U.S. journal says there are possible biological hazards and risks of genetic damage from unchecked proliferation of wireless technologies.
Mobile Phone Radiations Health Risk – Government AgreesFebruary 22nd, 2011
Cell phone radiations could be harmful even to butterflies, bees, insects and sparrows; and not just human being cells and biological mechanisms.
BC Hydro Smart Meters Coming in the Next YearFebruary 22nd, 2011
By 2012, every residential and commercial customer of BC Hydro in the province will be using a “smart meter” to calculate their water usage. But this new brand of technology has some residents worried.
NDP GMO Bill DefeatedFebruary 22nd, 2011
New Democrat Agriculture Critic, Alex Atamanenko MP (BC Southern Interior) chastised the Harper Conservatives and their Liberal counterparts for defeating his genetically modified organisms bill in the House of Commons.
OCA in Grassroots Fight to Stop GMO TakeoverFebruary 22nd, 2011
A grassroots campaign currently underway by the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is seeking to essentially “overrule” the Obama Administration’s decision last month that lifted the ban on genetically-modified (GM) alfalfa.
Anti-GMO Activists Destroy Bt EggplantsFebruary 22nd, 2011
Anti-genetically modified (GM) crops activists have destroyed experimental GM eggplants being studied by the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB).
U.S. Geo-Engineering Budget Exceeds BillionsFebruary 22nd, 2011
Geoengineering has now been defined as: “the deliberate large-scale manipulation of the planetary environment to counteract anthropogenic climate change.” – The Royal Society 2009
The Great American War Machine Rolls On Under ObamaFebruary 22nd, 2011
“As it is, we’re pumping…money into sustaining a fighting force that’s orders of magnitude larger than anything retained by any other country,” observes Ezra Klein of The Washington Post February 14th.
Monsanto Shifts ALL Liability to FarmersFebruary 22nd, 2011
Farmers who plant Monsanto’s GM crops probably don’t realize what they bargain for when they sign the Monsanto Technology Stewardship Agreement contract.
Campaign to Boycott Land O’Lakes StartsFebruary 22nd, 2011
Land O’Lakes stands to make a fortune from polluting our food supply with untested and unlabeled GMOs.
Tense Standoff Remains in WisconsinFebruary 22nd, 2011
As the standoff continues in Madison over a budget bill that would increase the costs of benefits to public employees and curb their collective bargaining rights, Republican Gov, Scott Walker blamed unions for squandering state coffers and impeding fiscal reform.
Sorry About All the BombsFebruary 22nd, 2011
Author who wrote the 1971 released Anarchist Cookbook, which is now considered as the terrorists’ bible, is now a teacher of diplomats’ children and an expert in conflict resolution.
Pakistan Defiant in Face of US Pressure to Free CIA AgentFebruary 22nd, 2011
Pakistan’s prime minister has vowed to safeguard his country’s sovereignty and dignity following revelations that Raymond Davis, the US official facing a double murder charge, is a CIA agent.
Anti-Semitism Flares in GreeceFebruary 22nd, 2011
Greece, more than many European nations, continues to wrestle with strong anti-Jewish feelings. Such sentiments have been revived amid the angst and anger of the Greek economic crisis.
Rivers in the SkyFebruary 22nd, 2011
Like freight trains loaded with water vapor, atmospheric rivers are long, narrow bands whose winds funnel huge amounts of moisture through the sky. These rivers can drop their moisture as rain and cause destructive flooding.
Is the Big Dipper Scooping Dark Matter?February 22nd, 2011
How much dark matter is needed to build a young galaxy whose rate of star birth is set to overdrive?
Wisconsin Rallies Renew History of Political ActivismFebruary 22nd, 2011
A birthplace of the progressive movement is crackling with a fervor not seen in decades. The biggest rally yet is expected Saturday — along with an influx of conservative counter-protesters.
It’s Time for the Whaling Industry to WeepFebruary 22nd, 2011
Sea Shepherd is already counting the victories of its campaign for the whales. The Japanese whaling fleet’s operations has been gravely disrupted, while the campaign has opened the eyes of the Japanese community. Clear skies ahead for the whales!
The Chinese People Say “NO” to GE RiceFebruary 22nd, 2011
“We don’t want GE rice!” is the clear message that has rung loud and clear in China.
China Snuffs Out Democracy ProtestsFebruary 22nd, 2011
An attempt to foment a Chinese “jasmine” revolution was met with an emphatic show of state power in China after a call to mount public demonstrations against the government was posted on an internet forum.
Activist Faces 10 Years in Prison for Peacefully Challenging Big OilFebruary 22nd, 2011
This is the story of an ordinary citizen (Tim DeChristopher) taking creative peaceful direct action to disrupt, as he put it, a “fraud against the American people and a threat to (his) future.”
Arctic Ocean Current Temperatures Traced Back to Roman EmpireFebruary 22nd, 2011
Using as tiny climate sensors the miniscule bodies of hard-shelled protozoa deposited on the sea floor over millennia, an international research team has made a startling discovery off the coast of Greenland.
Biodiversity Versus BiotechFebruary 21st, 2011
Scripps Research Institute is trying to destroy the last bit of forest eco-system in South Florida to build a massive ‘bio-tech’ research center.
FEMA Expecting Massive Disaster?February 21st, 2011
The US Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking to buy massive amounts of emergency food, blankets and body bags.
2nd Evil PA Judge ConvictedFebruary 21st, 2011
While the 2 corrupt Judges who sent kids to jail for cash have been convicted, the rotten State govt. that aided and abetted their crimes has remained unchanged.
Time to Topple Corporate DictatorsFebruary 21st, 2011
Will America’s corporate criminals ever face a revolt?
Organic Molecules Lead to Cheaper, More Efficient Solar CellsFebruary 21st, 2011
Solar cells aren’t cheap. However, a new method of producing cells developed by researchers at Stanford could lead to less costly and more efficient green energy production.
Hydrogen Cartridges Fuel Laptops and Phones for Outdoor EnthusiastsFebruary 21st, 2011
How does a Michigan State University scientist fuel his enthusiasm for chemistry after 60 years? By discovering a new energy source, of course.
Go-Anywhere Solar Power Fits in Standard Shipping ContainersFebruary 21st, 2011
The same concentrating solar power systems used for massive utility-scale solar arrays can now be installed practically anywhere – or at least, anywhere that it’s possible to ship a standard steel container.
The Green Machine: Algae Clean Wastewater, Convert to BiodieselFebruary 21st, 2011
Algae really does the dirty work. It cleans wastewater and converts it into biofuel.
Making Music With the SunFebruary 21st, 2011
The sun. We haven’t seen much of it these past few months, but with Craig Colorusso’s help we can hear it.
Organic Farms Show Way to Beat GMOFebruary 21st, 2011
Organic farming uses concoctions made from juices of certain plants that are known to fight pests and insects, particularly fruit and shoot borers (FSBs)—the main worry of eggplant farmers.
Greenpeace Hungary Demonstrates for GMO BanFebruary 21st, 2011
Hungarian Greenpeace activists on Thursday added a collection of signatures to a European campaign to collect one million signatures for a petition against easing EU rules on producing genetically modified organisms (GMO).
EU Commission to Form Pro-GMO PolicyFebruary 21st, 2011
The European Union Commission, at the behest of lobbyists from the biotechnology, food, and animal feed industries, is proposing to undo a long-held “zero-tolerance” policy that protects the European food supply from contamination by genetically-modified organisms (GMO).
A Genetically Modified Debate on Food AllergiesFebruary 21st, 2011
Food allergies in children under 18 years old have risen, according to a study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. But the increase in genetically modified foods that Americans consume on a regular basis has not been reported.
Warning: Dangerous New Pathogen and Monsanto’s RoundupFebruary 21st, 2011
A plant pathologist warned the USDA of a new, self-replicating, micro-fungal virus-sized organism which may be causing spontaneous abortions in livestock, sudden death syndrome in Monsanto’s Roundup Ready soy, and wilt in Monsanto’s RR corn.
Its Official, Cell Phone Radiation is DeadlyFebruary 21st, 2011
The results are out and they are not pleasing at all. It has been found that radiation from mobile towers pose grave health risks including memory loss, lack of concentration and digestive disturbances.
The Phone’s On HoldFebruary 21st, 2011
A growing number of parents are perplexed on how they want to restrict their children’s use of cellphones and the internet. However, they don’t want to deprive their children of technology and popular culture. How should parents balance their children’s health and emotional security with modern life?
85 percent of US Adults Own Cellphone: SurveyFebruary 21st, 2011
Mobile phones are the most popular gadget among adult Americans followed by computers, digital music players, game consoles and electronic book readers, according to a new survey.
FBI Urges Congress to Expand Internet WiretappingFebruary 21st, 2011
The FBI urged members of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security on Thursday to update the Communications Assistance to Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) and make it easier for authorities to eavesdrop on Internet.
Central Banks All Over The Globe Are Recklessly Printing MoneyFebruary 21st, 2011
If the U.S. dollar is being devalued so rapidly, then why does it sometimes increase in value against other global currencies? Well, it is because everybody is recklessly printing money now.
Outcry Doesn’t Stop Cell TowerFebruary 21st, 2011
Despite protests from parents and residents, a cellphone tower disguised to resemble a pine tree is one step closer to breaking ground blocks away from an elementary school.
Residents Declare Victory in Cellphone Tower SquabbleFebruary 21st, 2011
A group of North Vancouver residents may have been successful in their fight against a proposal to erect a cellphone tower in their neighbourhood.
George Soros & Egypt’s New ConstitutionFebruary 21st, 2011
It turns out that the new Egyptian Constitution has already been drafted, not by the Egyptian people, but by the very US-backed protesters who brought about regime change in the first place.
Air Force Ordered Software to Manage Army of Fake Virtual PeopleFebruary 21st, 2011
To help destroy secrets outlet WikiLeaks and discredit progressive bloggers, the sinisters crafted detailed proposals for software that manages online “personas,” allowing a single human to assume the identities of as many fake people as they’d like.
Researchers Use “Avatar” to Hunt for SelfFebruary 21st, 2011
That feeling of being in, and owning, your own body is a fundamental human experience. But where does it originate and how does it come to be?
Crowd-Sourced Data Potential: Positive Change or Human Rights AbusesFebruary 21st, 2011
Social media have scored big successes in helping crowds to gather and communicate online to challenge oppressive regimes in recent weeks, but digital gathering places that are basically public—and the crowd-sourced data they generate—also carry risks.
Koch Brothers Behind Wisconsin Effort to Kill Public UnionsFebruary 21st, 2011
Mother Jones is reporting that much of the funding behind the Walker for Governor campaign came from none other than uber-conservatives, the infamous Koch Brothers.
The Pentagon Takes Over the Authopsy of ICE Agent Killed in MexicoFebruary 21st, 2011
The body of slain Immigration Customs Enforcement agent was flown to Houston on Wednesday night for a second autopsy, but was diverted to Delaware after the local medical examiner refused to do the procedure.
Climate Projections Show Health Impacts Possible Within 30 YearsFebruary 21st, 2011
A panel of scientists unveiled how climate change could increase exposure and risk of human illness originating from ocean, coastal and Great Lakes ecosystems, projecting impacts to be felt within 30 years.
Bahrain Royal Family Orders Army to Turn on the PeopleFebruary 21st, 2011
Bahrain’s ruling family has defied mounting international criticism by ordering the army to turn on its people for the first time since pro-reform demonstrations erupted five days ago.
An “Evil” Cult Leader Facing Rape ChargesFebruary 21st, 2011
An “evil” cult leader tried to force a pregnant schoolgirl to give birth so the secret occult group could claim the child as its own, a jury has been told.
Ancient Mesoamerican Sculpture Uncovered in Southern MexicoFebruary 21st, 2011
With one arm raised and a determined scowl, the figure looks ready to march right off his carved tablet and into the history books. If only we knew who he was — corn god? Tribal chief? Sacred priest? Sky Being?
Skin Color: Handy Tool for Teaching EvolutionFebruary 21st, 2011
Variations in skin color provide one of the best examples of evolution by natural selection acting on the human body and should be used to teach evolution in schools, according to a Penn State anthropologist.
Reverse Genetics Allow Scientists to Slow Spread of Rubella VirusFebruary 21st, 2011
Scientists have identified the gene that allows the Rubella virus to block cell death and reverse engineered a mutant gene that slows the virus’s spread.
Arctic Food Subsidy Defended by OttawaFebruary 21st, 2011
The federal government is defending its changes to the way food prices are subsidized in remote northern communities, after photographs revealed $29 cheese spread and $77 breaded chicken in a Nunavut hamlet.
Magnetic North Is on the Move. Time to Panic?February 21st, 2011
The earth’s magnetic field is weakening at an accelerating rate. It is 15% weaker than it was at the time the north magnetic pole was “discovered”–and claimed for King William IV–by a British explorer in 1831. Should we be worried?
Health Fears Over Microwave Devices Outside SchoolsFebruary 20th, 2011
Concerned parents are outraged that they have not been consulted about proposals for the installation of microwave antennae at their children’s schools.
Study Links Premature Baldness to Prostate Cancer RiskFebruary 20th, 2011
A new study has found a link between premature baldness, and an increased risk of prostate cancer later in life.
Get Out of My Way, You Jerk!February 20th, 2011
Researchers study ‘Sidewalk Rage,’ seeking insights on anger’s origins and coping techniques.
Scheduled Deliveries Raise Risks for Mothers, Bad for NewbornsFebruary 20th, 2011
Inducing labor without a medical reason is associated with negative outcomes for the mother, including increased rates of cesarean delivery, greater blood loss and an extended length of stay in the hospital, and does not provide any benefit for the newborn.
Birth Size Linked to Mental Health Problems Later in LifeFebruary 20th, 2011
Scientists have discovered the first evidence linking brain function variations between the left and right sides of the brain to size at birth and the weight of the placenta. The finding could shed new light on the causes of mental health problems in later life.
Scientists Bioengineer a Protein to Fight LeukemiaFebruary 20th, 2011
Scientists at the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases and The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles today announced a breakthrough discovery in understanding how the body fights leukemia.
Asthma Tied to Bacterial Communities in the AirwayFebruary 20th, 2011
Asthma may have a surprising relationship with the composition of the species of bacteria that inhabit bronchial airways, a finding that could suggest new treatment or even potential cures for the common inflammatory disease, according to a new UCSF-led study.
House Moves to Block EPA Review of Arctic Drilling Pollution PermitsFebruary 20th, 2011
The House of Representatives passed an amendment proposed by Rep. Don Young that would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency appeals board from reviewing air pollution permits for offshore drilling in the Arctic.
Pilots, Boaters Adjust to Shift in Magnetic NorthFebruary 20th, 2011
Magnetic north, the point at the top of the Earth that determines compass headings, is shifting its position at a rate of about 40 miles per year. In geologic terms, it’s racing from the Arctic Ocean near Canada toward Russia.
Hibernating Bears Could Help Human RescuesFebruary 20th, 2011
Scientists are studying how the bears’ bodies work during hibernation in order to help doctors rescue people in trauma situations.
Why Isn’t Wall Street in Jail?February 19th, 2011
Financial crooks brought down the world’s economy — but the Feds are doing more to protect them than to prosecute them.
Mother Arrested for Taking Pictures of Tourist Attraction at AirportFebruary 19th, 2011
This case is a frightening example of what can happen when a photographer encounters ignorant bullies with badges.
America’s Silent Killing Fields 2011February 19th, 2011
America’s silent killers are deadly, and do not discriminate. They target anybody, regardless. They poison livestock, pets, and wildlife, and the people behind them deny complicity in the carnage. Who or what are these silent, deadly killers?
Unrest in the Middle East and North Africa — Country by CountryFebruary 19th, 2011
While thousands of people gathered in Egypt’s Tahrir Square for a celebratory “Victory Day,” protests spread elsewhere in the region Friday. Here are the latest developments, including the roots of the unrest, as well as a look at previous events in affected countries.
It’s Time Man Stopped to Consider Earth’s HealthFebruary 19th, 2011
What’s Good for Man may wreck the planet, and with the mushrooming expansion of humans numbers, increasingly seems likely to.
Love in a Time of FreakoutFebruary 19th, 2011
Increasingly across this troubled globe, people are realizing something sad and important: the mechanisms of a city, or nation, or government, which supposedly provide the means by which solutions are rallied, are inadequate and as dysfunctional as the conundrum they seek to untangle.
Kids Who Skip School are Tracked by GPSFebruary 19th, 2011
Frustrated by students habitually skipping class, police and school officials in Anaheim are turning to GPS tracking to ensure they come to class.
Could Eating Bugs Help Slow Climate Change?February 19th, 2011
Scientists think that eating insects, a practice that’s common place in most developing nations, could be one way to ease food insecurity and slow the negative effects of climate change.
Pollution Triggers Genetic Resistance Mechanism in a Coastal FishFebruary 19th, 2011
Some 50 years after two General Electric facilities released about 1.3 million pounds of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) into New York’s Hudson River, devastating and contaminating fish populations — except one type of fish.
Fountain of Youth from the Lithium Tap?February 19th, 2011
A regular uptake of the trace element lithium can considerably promote longevity. This is the result of a new study by scientists of Friedrich Schiller University Jena.
Mystery Planet: Is a Rogue Giant Orbiting Our Sun?February 19th, 2011
Talk about Planet X is buzzing in the scientific community and even going viral in the internet. But is it really there? If so, how does it affect us?
Wisconsin in Near-Chaos Over Anti-Union BillFebruary 19th, 2011
Protesters swarm Wisconsin’s Capitol and Democratic lawmakers flee the state to stall the new Republican governor’s anti-union bill.
Bushmeat Trade Pushing Species to the Edge in TanzaniaFebruary 19th, 2011
Hunters are decimating species in the Uzungwa Scarp Forest Reserve, a part of the Eastern Arc Mountains in Southern Tanzania, according to a new report compiled by international and Tanzanian conservationists.
Solar Panels Get Their Moment in the SunFebruary 19th, 2011
There haven’t been any design or construction changes resulting from the solar option, it’s all part of the evolution. But in the next few years people will start to design homes with plug-in facilities for electric cars as the norm.
Why Aren’t G.M.O. Foods Labeled?February 18th, 2011
If you want to avoid sugar, aspartame, trans-fats, MSG, or just about anything else, you read the label. If you want to avoid G.M.O.’s — genetically modified organisms — you’re out of luck.
USDA Says Americans Need More Sugar…and More GMOsFebruary 18th, 2011
Why is the USDA resorting to the hasty approval of a genetically engineered crop to ensure that the U.S. sugar supply remains abundant?
Labeling GMOs Does Not Increase Food CostsFebruary 18th, 2011
Prof. Chris Viljoen from the GMO Testing Laboratory at the University of the Free State in South Africa recently wrote a piece in BusinessDay countering false claims that mandatory labeling requirements for genetically-modified foods increase food costs.
The Case for Labeling GMOsFebruary 18th, 2011
With the USDA’s recent flurry of green lights for genetically modified crops — evidently at the urging of the White House — the Obama administration should brace itself for a big push on the labeling question.
The Myth of GMO and Organic CoexistenceFebruary 18th, 2011
There have been several victories against GMOs. But last week a ruling made clear that things were again moving in the wrong direction.
GMO Analysis Part of Food SecurityFebruary 18th, 2011
What we are asking for is an analysis. That seems like a perfectly reasonable and responsible way to approach any introduction of new technology.
Canada Rejects Stronger Export Rules for GMOsFebruary 18th, 2011
Canadian MPs voted on February 9th to reject stronger export rules for crops of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Let’s Not Stop at SalmonFebruary 18th, 2011
The war against GMOs leaned slightly favorably on the anti-GMO side with the banning of the frankenfish. However, it’s just one of the GMO monster’s tentacles. So, let’s not stop at salmon.
“GMO Free Zone” Contemplated by Croatia and AustriaFebruary 18th, 2011
Representatives of the Croatian Parliament’s Environmental Protection Committee met with their Austrian counterparts in Vienna on Tuesday to discuss the establishment of a GMO-free zone in Alpe-Adria region.
GMO vs Organic, Who Gives A Damn?February 18th, 2011
The food that we eat is regulated by the Feds, they are very careful to ensure that nothing bad enters our tummies. You just have to switch on your TV to see that in action! This is the picture that the average American is shown. But is it an accurate one?
Fluoridation: The Scam of the CenturyFebruary 18th, 2011
The question posed to the CDC, the EPA, and the Public Health officials of “why then do we have to ingest flouride?” NEVER gets answered.
Send Kids Outside Reduces Their Risk of NearsightednessFebruary 18th, 2011
Studies show that children who spend more time outdoors are less at risk for developing myopia.
Do the Chemicals That Turn Soda Brown Also Cause Cancer?February 18th, 2011
Soda is not good for you. The high-calorie, sugary drinks have been linked to obesity and a host of other health problems.
Energy Drinks Pose Risks to KidsFebruary 18th, 2011
A new report warns that popular energy drinks are being overused and not adequately studied. The ubiquitous beverages can be dangerous to children and teenagers; children should not drink them.
New Guidelines Would Make School Lunches HealthierFebruary 18th, 2011
School cafeterias would have to hold the fries — and serve kids more whole grains, fruits and vegetables — under the government’s plans for the first major nutritional overhaul of students’ meals in 15 years.
More Bad News About BreadFebruary 18th, 2011
Most bread lists Malted Barley Flour as an ingredient, typically the second one–which means it’s the second most prevalent ingredient. Translated? There’s a bunch of it in there, and it’s bad stuff.
Food Poisoning Prevention Worth Paying for, Consumers SayFebruary 18th, 2011
In the wake of a growing number of widespread foodborne illness outbreaks, a new study indicates that consumers are willing to pay more to reduce their chances of suffering from food poisoning.
WHO Cell Phone Research Urge Precautions in Using Cell PhonesFebruary 18th, 2011
A report by two leaders of the World Health Organization’s Interphone study, the largest research study to date on cell phone risks, warn that people should be careful in how they use cell phones now while additional research is carried out by WHO and others.
Oregon Bill Requires Cell Phone Warning LabelsFebruary 18th, 2011
Oregon state Sen. Chip Shields with four Senate co-sponsors and two representatives introduced a bill on Feb. 7, requiring retailers to apply warning labels on “cell phones and packaging.”
Sarah Palin Makes a Boob of HerselfFebruary 18th, 2011
Michelle Obama’s praise-worthy promotion of breast-feeding has come under attack by Tea-Party twit Palin.
Obama’s $36 Billion Nuke GiveawayFebruary 18th, 2011
Obama is cutting spending for the poor and jobless but giving away mountains of cash to Nuclear Crime Corporations.
Hunting the CIA’s Keystone KommandosFebruary 18th, 2011
The CIA kidnapping of Abu Omar in Italy is just one of the CIA’s many stupid blunders and crimes.
America Betrayed Again by Corrupt CongressFebruary 18th, 2011
Congress has barred the FCC from using any funding to enforce net neutrality. This is a sneaky way to further enrich criminal telecoms.
Pentagon Source of Narco-Firepower in MexicoFebruary 18th, 2011
Contrary to govt. disinformation, Mexican drug gangs aren’t buying their guns from US gun shows but are being supplied by the US military.
Bethlehem Residents Protest Cell TowerFebruary 18th, 2011
A small group of protestors began tackling a towering dilemma in their Bethlehem community Sunday afternoon.
Wilmette Park District Nixes Cellular TowerFebruary 18th, 2011
An audience of parents, neighborhood residents and other cell tower opponents erupted into cheers when Wilmette Park District commissioners voted overwhelmingly to end talks with AT&T representatives aimed at placing a cell tower at Centennial Park.
CARB & The United Nations’ Agenda 21February 18th, 2011
UN’s local Agenda 21 program wants nations to go along with a climate-change treaty that would require massive government intrusion into and regulation of all aspects of energy production and consumption.
Cell Tower Can’t Be IgnoredFebruary 18th, 2011
Delta’s community planning director Tom Leathem, who is eyeing cell towers for Tsaw, is relying only on Federal Health Canada guidelines that are based on antiquated exposure levels. More current scientific research has proven that the lower levels is causing the damage.
How to Fake an Economic RecoveryFebruary 18th, 2011
Here are the step by step account of how the sinister forces are fabricating an economic recovery out of thin air.
World Bank: Food Prices at “Dangerous Levels”February 18th, 2011
Global food prices have hit “dangerous levels” that could contribute to political instability, push millions of people into poverty and raise the cost of groceries, according to a new report from the World Bank.
Did Pentagon’s Prediction Software Spot the Egypt Unrest?February 18th, 2011
America’s military and intelligence agencies have spent more than $125 million in three years on computer models that are supposed to forecast political unrest. But if any of these algorithms saw the upheaval in Egypt coming, the spooks and the generals are keeping the predictions very quiet.
Facebook & Google are CIA FrontsFebruary 18th, 2011
Facebook and Google were indirectly funded by the CIA with the goal of learning and storing everything there is to know about you. Why? To monitor and ultimately control.
Are Schools Becoming Police States?February 18th, 2011
Due largely to zero tolerance policies that were intended to make schools safer by discouraging the use of actual drugs and weapons by students, we are now witnessing the inhumane treatment of young people and the criminalization of childish behavior.
China Flexes Muscles With US As Biggest Creditor: WikiLeaksFebruary 18th, 2011
Confidential diplomatic cables from the U.S. embassies in Beijing and Hong Kong lay bare China’s growing influence as America’s largest creditor.
China Committed “Unprecedented” Cyber-Attack on Canada?February 18th, 2011
Now U.S. neighbor Canada appears to have become the latest victim of Chinese cyber-aggression. Canada’s Prime Minister, although not confirming which foreign agents were responsible, said that there was indeed an attempt to access government info.
Nervous System Manipulation by Electromagnetic Fields from MonitorsFebruary 18th, 2011
The TV and your computer monitor can be used to manipulate your nervous system. Here is the proof. Read it and weep.
The Disturbing Reality of Trauma-Based Mind ControlFebruary 18th, 2011
Anyone sincerely searching for truth will undoubtedly come up against the area of deliberate trauma-based mind control. At first it may seem like “conspiracy theory on steroids”, but investigating the subject further, it becomes a dark, stark reality that cannot be shaken.
Boy Without a Cerebellum Baffles DoctorsFebruary 18th, 2011
Doctors are scrambling for answers to the amazing case of a boy who is completely missing his cerebellum — the part of the brain that controls motor skills, balance and emotions.
Huge Solar Flare Jams Radio, Satellite Signals: NASAFebruary 18th, 2011
A powerful solar eruption that has already disturbed radio communications in China could disrupt electrical power grids and satellites used on Earth in the next days, NASA said.
Earthling Scientists Work on Plan to Call ETsFebruary 18th, 2011
If earthlings want to reach out and touch someone, we might have to change channels to connect with an intelligence that actually knows what we’re saying — and vice versa.
After Near-Death Experience, Boy says “Heaven is Real”February 18th, 2011
It sounds like a story dreamed up by a little boy, but to understand what Colton Burpo says you have to hear what he says happened to him. It all started during a trip to Colorado.
Simple Seaweeds May Be Earth’s First PlantsFebruary 18th, 2011
A trove of seaweed-like fossils unearthed in southern China may be some of the oldest plants ever discovered.
Is Mubarak a Mason?February 18th, 2011
Has the course of History been directed by a small group of people with common sinister interests?
U.S. Military Cargo in Argentina Was for South American Black OpFebruary 17th, 2011
Authorities in Argentina may not return the confiscated military cargo to the United States, despite the diplomatic outcry by the Obama administration and the State Department.
Child Soldier Trauma in Uganda Shares Similarities with N. IrelandFebruary 17th, 2011
Psychology students at Queen’s University have discovered similarities between child soldier trauma in Uganda and those children caught up in Northern Ireland’s Troubles.
Human DNA Found in Gonorrhea BacteriaFebruary 17th, 2011
Now medical researchers at Northwestern University have found human DNA in the gonorrhea genome.
Supermarket Chicken Harbours SuperbugsFebruary 17th, 2011
Factory chicken farms are breeding dangerous super-bacteria which are resistent to anti-biotics.
Does Sex Discrimination in Science Keep Women Down?February 16th, 2011
A review in PNAS last week finds that there is actually little evidence for sex discrimination, and concludes that women’s under-representation stems from other causes.
Ancient Canals on the Suncoast?February 16th, 2011
A Central Florida man believes he has discovered what’s left of a highly advanced ancient civilization by using some new technology, and says some of the evidence is right here on the Suncoast.
NASA Releases Images of Human-Made Crater on CometFebruary 16th, 2011
NASA’s Stardust spacecraft returned new images of a comet showing a scar resulting from the 2005 Deep Impact mission. The images also showed the comet has a fragile and weak nucleus.
An ‘English Goddess’ for India’s Down-TroddenFebruary 16th, 2011
A new goddess has recently been born in India. She’s the Dalit Goddess of English.
Not as Old as You ThinkFebruary 16th, 2011
When one hears the word Yoga, it automatically registers as an ancient knowledge from India. But recently, there are claims that Yoga, is not as old as most of us think, nor very Hindu either.
Reagan Helped Ruin America’s Leadership in Clean EnergyFebruary 16th, 2011
February 6th was the 100th anniversary of President Reagan’s birth. His clean energy legacy is an unmitigated disaster that we are still suffering the consequences from today.
Are We in a ‘Clean Energy Race’ with China?February 16th, 2011
The primary barrier to progress on clean energy is not a policy disagreement about the best way to move forward on clean energy. Rather, it’s a disagreement about whether to move forward on clean energy.
The Power Broker: Funding an Energy RevolutionFebruary 16th, 2011
Arun Majumdar has to decide which researchers will get millions of dollars, and he has to do it fast. He must spark an energy revolution within 20 years, or it’s lights out for us all.
Spinach Hydrogen FuelFebruary 16th, 2011
Spinach has always been a healthy food choice, full of iron and vitamins, but now it may also help make hydrogen fuel for a cleaner planet.
Batteries that BreatheFebruary 16th, 2011
Scientists thought that a lithium-ion battery is superior over all conventional batteries, until they decided to put AIR into it.
Malay Scientists Use Tropical Fruits to Make BatteriesFebruary 16th, 2011
Malaysian engineers are harnessing the country’s biodiversity to find alternative raw materials for high-tech electronic products such as electric vehicle batteries.
The Gobsmackingly Gargantuan Challenge of Shifting to Clean EnergyFebruary 16th, 2011
Saul Griffith’s extraordinary presentation on clean energy gives a clear sense of just what an enormous task lies ahead of us this century.
Wearable Carbon NanotubesFebruary 16th, 2011
University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) nanotechnologists have successfully combined chemical-loaded carbon nanotubes into textile fabrics, possibly leading to wearable lightweight batteries and other high-tech fabrics.
Lavender Oil Has Potent Antifungal EffectFebruary 16th, 2011
Scientist in Portugal have confirmed what Herbalist have long known – lavender is an effective anti-fungal.
Chile Seeks to Intervene Against Japanese WhalingFebruary 16th, 2011
The Japanese factory whale killing ship Nisshin Maru has been pushed out of the Antarctic Marine Sanctuary by Sea Shepherd and into Chilean waters where they face continued opposition.
The Shame Of Being An American…February 16th, 2011
Do the goons in Washington really think that ALL Americans are stupid?
America’s Legacy of Mutagenic WarFebruary 15th, 2011
A series of disturbing reports from Iraq and Vietnam (backed up by a horrific collection of videos) have exposed a hidden legacy of war — weapons that continue to create victims years after the conflict has ended.
Engineered Economic Collapse ApproachingFebruary 15th, 2011
Ron Paul constantly reminds us that money is created out of thin air, which is to say it’s an illusion. Therefore, the debt must be an illusion too, correct? Yet, fiscal conservatives still use the debt as a tool of fear to make budget cuts that they selectively deem expendable.
Calgary to End Water FluoridationFebruary 15th, 2011
After much heated debate from both sides, the Calgary city council voted 10 – 3 to stop adding the hazardous chemical byproduct of the aluminum and phosphate fertilizer industries to the city’s drinking water.
U.S. FDA Kidnapped the Seller of an Effective Anti-Cancer Herbal ProductFebruary 15th, 2011
There’s a claim that Greg Caton, a herbalist, was allegedly illegally kidnapped in Ecuador and brought back to the USA to be punished for daring to sell an anti-cancer product that really worked. Caton was a threat to the cancer industry, and the FDA wanted to make an example out of him.
Terrorist Who Trained London Bombers Was Working for US GovtFebruary 15th, 2011
The Jihadist who helped train the 7/7 bomber was quietly freed by the US after just 5 years, prompting suspicions that he was still an active US informant while he was assisting the London terrorist.
The Globalist Web of SubversionFebruary 15th, 2011
A “network” of plutocrats largely centered around the Council on Foreign Relations, that has the ability to bring down regimes by manipulating those who believe themselves to be shaping a new and more humane future, has grown immensely since 1966.
Chinese Companies Mass Producing Fake Rice Out of PlasticFebruary 15th, 2011
Because we have no real growth, we have no real economy, we have no real industry, we only have fake stuff. Fake stimulus, fake money printing, fake GDP growth, fake goods, and now, fake food.
Mystery Virus Struck Visitors Who Attended a FundraiserFebruary 15th, 2011
L.A. County health officials are investigating a possible respiratory infection outbreak after dozens of illnesses are reported by people who attended a recent fundraiser.
Experts Determine Age of Book ‘Nobody Can Read’February 15th, 2011
While enthusiasts across the world pored over the Voynich manuscript, one of the most mysterious writings ever found, penned by an unknown author in a language no one understands, at least a research team at the UA solved the mystery of when the book was made.
A New Class of Magic Atomic Clusters Are DiscoveredFebruary 15th, 2011
An international team of researchers has discovered a new class of magnetic superhalogens, which may be used to advance materials science.
High Cholesterol is NOT a DiseaseFebruary 15th, 2011
Statins do lower cholesterol, but there’s no evidence that they do anything to protect you against heart disease. High cholesterol is NOT a DISEASE! For most people it’s not even a problem! In fact, driving cholesterol levels too low–THAT’S a real problem.
A Higher Fiber Diet May Lead to Longer LifeFebruary 15th, 2011
We all know we should eat more fiber. Here’s some incentive: Eating more of it could help you live longer, but the kind of fiber you eat may be key.
Experts Seek to Change Confusing Medication LabelsFebruary 15th, 2011
In a study, nearly half of patients misunderstood what it or other common label instructions meant.
Yale Researchers Look At Cause Of Premature DeliveriesFebruary 15th, 2011
Yale University researchers believe that excessive formation of calcium deposits could be linked to some premature births.
Dissatisfied? Find True FreedomFebruary 15th, 2011
Happily-ever-after stories are eternally relevant because they describe the journey to individuation, the process of becoming a whole, integrated individual.
6 Foods That Weaken BonesFebruary 15th, 2011
Some foods actually leach the minerals right out of the bone, or they block the bone’s ability to regrow.
Do You Have Hypomania?February 15th, 2011
If in the late hours of the night you still find yourself not a bit sleepy and is feeling “energetic” instead, you could possibly have “hypomania.” No idea what it is? Let’s ask the doctor.
Fixodent Denture Cream Named in Zinc Poisoning LawsuitsFebruary 15th, 2011
Fixodent denture cream has been associated with severe nerve damage, and even neuropathy. Proctor & Gamble, the maker of Fixodent, had been named in lawsuits alleging that zinc in the product caused users to suffer debilitating injuries.
6 Steps to a Vegan DietFebruary 15th, 2011
You may like the idea of eating leaner and cleaner, but becoming a full-fledged vegan can be daunting. Jesse Miner, a vegan personal chef in San Francisco, offers the baby steps approach instead.
Dedicated Vegans Think Honey is NOT ‘the Bees Knees’February 15th, 2011
Most people just shrug their shoulders of the fact that vegans exclude ALL animal-derived products from their meals, but when honey is included in the list, new questions understandably emerge.
Welding Fumes and SafetyFebruary 15th, 2011
A new alloy promises to lessen welders’ risk of breathing toxic fumes on the job.
Michelle Obama Ignores Sarah Palin’s ‘Dessert’ RemarksFebruary 15th, 2011
Why the negative reactions to Obama’s anti-obesity campaign? Are critics’ concerns justified or are they just full of empty calories?
The Siddiqui Case – Mind Control?February 14th, 2011
Does the Pakistan military manufacture mind-controlled ‘terrorists’ on behalf of the US/NATO/Israel war industry? The case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui shows who the real enemies are and to what lengths they will go to wage their war of terror on us all.
The People Take on Kentucky Over Environmental DevastationFebruary 14th, 2011
While cameras have been focused on democracy activists in Egypt, citizens have been taking on the corrupt Kentucky Governor’s office.
FBI Releases Files On the Anarchist CookbookFebruary 14th, 2011
In 1971 a book entitled “The Anarchists Cookbook” was published which provided information on drugs, sabotage and bombs. The FBI expended substantial resources investigating the author and publisher while trying to formulate a response.
Justice Department: FBI Can Get Phone Records Without OversightFebruary 14th, 2011
The U.S. Justice Department has asserted that the FBI can obtain telephone records of international calls made from the U.S. without any formal legal process or court oversight.
Food Crisis Benefits Goldman SachsFebruary 14th, 2011
The Contributing Editor for Harper’s Magazine Frederick Kaufman warns there’s a direct link between the sky rocketing cost of food and Wall Street, particularly Goldman Sachs who own major shares of food commodities.
Egypt’s Revolution & Gene Sharp’s Theory of Nonviolent ActivismFebruary 14th, 2011
Egypt represents an extraordinary vindication of the philosophy of Gene Sharp, a political scientist. For decades, Sharp has argued that nonviolence is the best means of overthrowing corrupt, violent, repressive regimes.
Lingering Military “Widows’ Tax” Angers WivesFebruary 14th, 2011
The “widows’ tax” says a military spouse whose loved one dies from a service-related cause can’t collect both survivor’s benefits and the full annuity benefits from insurance they bought from the Defense Department.
Metal Toxins in LED ProductsFebruary 14th, 2011
A new study from the University of California (UC) Irvine shows that LED bulbs contain lead, arsenic, and a dozen more potentially hazardous substances.
Cemex to Pay $1.4 Million for US Clean Air Act ViolationsFebruary 14th, 2011
The U.S. EPA and the Justice Department announced that Cemex, Inc., one of the largest U.S. producers of Portland cement, has agreed to pay a $1.4 million penalty for Clean Air Act violations at its cement plant in Fairborn, Ohio.
Gene Mutations Linked to High Blood PressureFebruary 14th, 2011
Yale University researchers have identified two novel genetic mutations that can trigger hypertension in up to a third of patients suffering from a common cause of severe high blood pressure.
2-timing Spacecraft has Date with Another CometFebruary 14th, 2011
NASA’s Stardust spacecraft is hurtling at more than 24,000 miles an hour toward a Valentine’s Day encounter with comet Tempel 1.
Offspring Rats Given Folic Acid Develop More Breast CancerFebruary 14th, 2011
The daughters of rats who took folic acid supplements before conception, during pregnancy and while breast-feeding have breast cancer rates twice as high as other rats, according to a new study.
Quest for Extinct Giant Rats Leads Scientists to Ancient Face CarvingsFebruary 14th, 2011
Ancient stone faces carved into the walls of a well-known limestone cave in East Timor have been discovered by a team searching for fossils of extinct giant rats.
Corporate Scavengers Are Making Big Money Off Our Economic PainFebruary 12th, 2011
Big business has found a number of ways to profit from the economic suffering on ‘Main Street.’
If LEED Is A Fraud, Why Aren’t Developers Suing?February 12th, 2011
Henry Gifford filed an Amended Complaint in his suit against the USGBC for fraudulently claiming that LEED buildings save energy. If the problems are so fundamental, why is it that only him and a few others seem to be the only ones suing?
Pro-GM Science Community Is Its Own Worst EnemyFebruary 12th, 2011
Attempts by the GM science community to “educate” the public of the supposedly benefits of the franken foods are doomed to failure. Lord Robert Winston said, “Scientists must listen to public fears, and respond to the concerns of ordinary people.”
Putting Trees on Farms Fundamental to Future Agricultural DevelopmentFebruary 12th, 2011
Growing trees on farms can provide farmers with food, income, fodder and medicines, as well as enriching the soil and conserving water.
Group Plans to Beam Free Internet Across the Globe from SpaceFebruary 12th, 2011
The charity group A Human Right said it was planning to purchase a satellite that would provide free basic Internet access to developing countries around the world. Uh-oh, there goes the brain-fryer.
Virus, Parasite May Combine to Increase Harm to HumansFebruary 12th, 2011
A parasite and a virus may be teaming up in a way that increases the parasite’s ability to harm humans.
Robots to Get Their Own InternetFebruary 12th, 2011
Robots could soon have an equivalent of the internet and Wikipedia.
Machines That Eat Living Things for EnergyFebruary 12th, 2011
European scientists have embarked on a project to let robots share and store what they discover about the world.
With the exponential growth of robotic technology and AI it seems tempting fate to give robots a taste of organic matter as an energy source. If we’re to make eating robots, at least let’s make them vegetarian only.
A Glimpse of A New World: Water-ScrapersFebruary 12th, 2011
Taking advantage of the 71% of the Earth covered in water, which might even increase due the melting of glaciers, the “Water-Scraper,” a partially submerged, self-contained habitat, might become future countries.
NASA Finds Earth’s Cirrus-Like Ice Clouds on Saturn’s Moon TitanFebruary 12th, 2011
Experts at NASA have sighted thin, wispy clouds of ice particles similar to Earth’s cirrus clouds on one of Saturn’s moons, Titan.
CF Light Bulbs’ Mercury Content, a Serious Health HazardFebruary 11th, 2011
f broken indoors, compact fluorescent (CF) light bulbs release 20 times the maximum acceptable mercury concentration into the air, according to a study.
Ex-CIA Staffer Alleges Agency Coverup in Toxin Exposure CaseFebruary 11th, 2011
A former CIA security officer is alleging that the agency is unjustifiably invoking a “state secrets” claim to cover up evidence that he and his family suffered illnesses as a result of exposure to environmental contamination at an agency facility.
USDA Funds Domino’s Pizza While Riots Break Out WorldwideFebruary 11th, 2011
Despite the starving families who cannot afford basic food items, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently decided to funnel 12 million dollars into the popular pizza chain Domino’s Pizza to promote their new extra-cheese pizza.
Abducted vs Adopted: For 1.5M of U.S. Adoptees, What’s the Difference?February 11th, 2011
Adoptees — their story will never make headlines in the U.S. or internationally. Despite the fact that nearly 60% of American’s are impacted, directly and indirectly, by the fall out of adoption and adoption policy.
Eisenhower and the Danger of a Military CoupFebruary 11th, 2011
Fifty years ago, Americans were warned of a danger that Eisenhower may have had in mind: the threat of a military coup here inside the United States.
Ronald Reagan, Enabler of AtrocitiesFebruary 11th, 2011
For all the many tributes to President Ronald Reagan, you might want to spend a minute thinking about the many atrocities in Latin America and elsewhere that he aided, covered up or shrugged off in his inimitable “aw shucks” manner.
The Posada Trial Takes a Historic TurnFebruary 11th, 2011
For the first time in a history dominated by hostility and aggression, US government prosecutors formally presented evidence of terrorism committed against Cuba in a court of law—against one of its own former CIA operatives.
Sex Abuse Scandals Line John Paul’s Road to SainthoodFebruary 11th, 2011
The leadership of the Roman Catholic Church is embroiled, once again, in a sexual abuse scandal or, more properly speaking, another aspect of the same sexual abuse scandal that has haunted the Church for over 20 years.
AAP Plays Down Probiotics Health Benefit for ChildrenFebruary 11th, 2011
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) acknowledges evidence of health benefits of probiotics for children, but plays it down by emphasizing that the science is not yet strong enough to recommend many uses.
Meditation Class Helps Lower Violence at AL PrisonFebruary 11th, 2011
Despite a history of violence at the W.E. Donaldson Correctional Facility, the prison has become the model for a meditation program that officials say helps inmates learn the self control and social skills they never got in the outside world.
Honey Bee Collapse Threatens Global Food SecurityFebruary 11th, 2011
Einstein was right. As the UN’s index of food prices hits an all time-high, it is becoming urgent to know whether the plight of the honey bee risks further exhausting our food security.
Oxfam Warns Against Trend in Using Aid for Political & Military PurposesFebruary 11th, 2011
Donor governments are now spending proportionately more aid on countries they consider politically and militarily important while overlooking equally severe needs in crises elsewhere, said Oxfam report.
Mexico Rejects Monsanto’s GMO CornFebruary 11th, 2011
Mexican officials seem to have more common sense than American officials, with their continued denouncement of Monsanto’s genetically-modified (GM) corn.
Is Bacon a Gateway Meat for Vegetarians?February 11th, 2011
NPR recently ran a story about bacon being a “gateway meat” for vegetarians. The story was more of an extended mockery of vegetarianism than a real examination of the phenomenon.
Supermarket Chicken Harbours SuperbugsFebruary 11th, 2011
Chicken bought at major supermarkets across Canada is frequently contaminated with superbugs — bacteria that many antibiotics cannot kill — an investigation has found.
Specific Jobs Cause Excessive Lung Cancer Deaths in WomenFebruary 11th, 2011
Women employed in certain occupations in the United States face a higher risk of dying from lung cancer, report researchers in the American Journal of Independent Medicine.
Vital Role of Antioxidants for Optimum Health and LongevityFebruary 11th, 2011
After insuring the basic nutritional needs through having healthy organic food and whole food supplements, the body must then have adequate anti-oxidants to achieve optimum health and longevity.
The Real Vegan Challenge Won’t Be TelevisedFebruary 11th, 2011
Last week, Oprah, and almost 400 of her staff, went vegan. The show documented her “vegan challenge,” while showing where meat products come from. Here’s another “challenge” that’s surely won’t be televised.
Pineapple is More Than Just a Summer FruitFebruary 11th, 2011
Pineapple is used for many things, ranging from wine-making to being used for medicinal purposes.
Top Ten Vegan Valentine’s Day RecipesFebruary 11th, 2011
With Valentine’s Day so commercialized, chances are good that you’ll find restaurants jam-packed with couples having a romantic dinner. And most certainly, you’ll find meat or dairy products on every menu, unless you’re in a specialty vegan restaurant.
Natural Supplements to Fight the Common ColdFebruary 11th, 2011
The jury is still out on whether or not many of the supplements offer any real benefits, but there are a few tried and true supplements that can help to alleviate the symptoms of the common cold.
Pesticides Inhibit Proper Childhood DevelopmentFebruary 11th, 2011
Mothers exposed to high levels of pesticides bear children with lower intelligence levels than children born to mothers not exposed, says a new study published online in the journal Pediatrics.
The Many Wonderful Health Benefits of Black CuminFebruary 11th, 2011
Black cumin (Nigella sativa) have remarkable healing and health properties that make it one of the most powerful medicinal plants known to man.
Vitamin C For Stronger JointsFebruary 10th, 2011
Vitamin C is needed to make collagen, the most abundant protein in your body. Collagen is the basis for your skin, bones, teeth, blood vessels, eyes, heart … essentially all parts of your body.
Fruits and Veggies May Not Lower Kids’ Allergy RiskFebruary 10th, 2011
Eating more fruits and vegetables may not protect children from developing allergies, according to a large Swedish study that questions earlier hints of benefit.
Scientists Recreate Heart Defect in a Lab DishFebruary 10th, 2011
Using skin cells taken from children with a rare heart defect, U.S. researchers have created beating heart cells in the lab with the same heart defect, allowing researchers to test new drugs in human cells instead of mice.
A Natural Calming, Cooling, Weight Loss AcceleratorFebruary 10th, 2011
Numerous double-blind studies have shown that the amino acid 5-hydroxytryptophan (“5-HTP”) is highly effective in easing anxiety and depression, and may be a valuable weight loss tool as well.
Lack of Sleep is a Heart Attack Time BombFebruary 10th, 2011
Sleeping for less than six hours a night greatly increases the risk of dying from a heart attack or stroke, a study has found.
Drink Beer to Lose Weight and Fight Diabetes?February 10th, 2011
It’s not exactly a beer-based diet. A new study finds that people who enjoy a couple of brews a day (or night) as part of a healthy lifestyle aren’t more likely to gain weight, and may even lose a few pounds.
Taking Back HappinessFebruary 10th, 2011
Anti-Facebook supporters uses new research to argue that Facebook is making us less happy by encouraging us to compare our lives to the staged Hallmark moments of friends’ newsfeeds.
Sea Shepherd Crew Narrowly Escapes WhalersFebruary 10th, 2011
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s ship the Gojira narrowly escaped getting deliberately rammed and destroyed by the whaling ship Yushin Maru No. 3. Not contented, the crew of the whaling ship even threw spears at Sea Shepherd’s crew.
Another Break for Rainforests Against Palm Oil CompaniesFebruary 10th, 2011
Golden Agri might just be the first Indonesian palm oil company to make commitments that could end its involvement in the forest destruction.
Concerns About Cellphone Towers Not Being HeardFebruary 10th, 2011
Residents in British Colombia are trying to stop the erection of a cell phone tower next to a school.
Scientists Urge Halt of Wireless RolloutFebruary 10th, 2011
Scientists who study radio frequency radiation from wireless technologies have issued a scientific statement warning that exposures may be harming the development of children and pregnant women, at levels now commonly found in the environment.
Author to Discuss Dangers of Cell Phone, Microwave RadiationFebruary 10th, 2011
The author is the keynote speaker at a four-day gathering arranged by St. Patrick Hospital and affiliated organizations. The conference touches on both scientific and spiritual responses to modern health issues.
The Seedier Side of Alfalfa ContaminationFebruary 10th, 2011
Alfalfa is particularly prone to contamination because it is a perennial plant (a plant that lives for more than 2 years) that can be cross pollinated by insects that travel long distances and alfalfa seeds can lie dormant in the ground for 10 to 20 years.
Can We Swap Obama for Chavez?February 10th, 2011
While Obama has turned out to be the most disappointing president in the last century, Chavez continues to impress with his resolve to improve the lives of ordinary working people.
Demise of the DictatorsFebruary 10th, 2011
In lands that have been plundered and tyrannized, the Arab Revolution of 2011 has been smoldering for decades. What finally turned resignation into rebellion?
Video Surveillance’s Pros, Cons Weighed in Small Iowa CityFebruary 10th, 2011
Ottumwa, which has about 25,000 residents, is among dozens of smaller U.S. communities that are turning to cameras to help monitor their downtowns or high-crime areas. But not all residents like it.
Brain’s ‘Radio Stations’ Have Much to Tell ScientistsFebruary 10th, 2011
Like listeners adjusting a high-tech radio, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have tuned in to precise frequencies of brain activity to unleash new insights into how the brain works.
Microsponges from Seaweed May Save LivesFebruary 10th, 2011
Microsponges derived from seaweed may help diagnose heart disease, cancers, HIV and other diseases quickly and at far lower cost than current clinical methods.
Firefly Protein Leads to Improved Detection of Blood ClotsFebruary 10th, 2011
Now, scientists and doctors can better detect blood clots, thanks to a protein from the fireflies for shedding the light.
Rare Meteorites Reveal Mars Collision Caused Water FlowFebruary 10th, 2011
Exactly a century after the first discovery of a rare meteorite sample, University of Leicester team uses it to reveal new insights into water on the red planet.
In the Future, Your Car May Be Made of MushroomsFebruary 10th, 2011
Believe it or not, scientists who are trying to find more sustainable ways to build car parts believe the answers may be found in things such as mushroom roots.
Former MUFON Director Reveals Reasons for His ResignationFebruary 10th, 2011
Former MUFON Director, James Carrion fires back at critics and reveals bribery, misinformation, and other sinisterness as reasons for his resignation.
Solar Power Could Become Standard in Construction ProjectsFebruary 9th, 2011
In the future, when companies start construction projects, their electrical contractors may give them the option of installing solar systems.
Island Owner Files Plans for Off-the-Grid HomeFebruary 9th, 2011
The owners of Dobbins Island have filed plans with the county for a 2½-story home that will be entirely off the power grid, the architect said.
Pure Water from Solar Power; Will It Catch On?February 9th, 2011
Remote villages in developing countries might benefit from a water purification system driven by solar power, a better substitute to trucks bringing in water or people spending hours every day walking to fetch water.
H1N1 Spreads Like Cooties Through a School’s Social NetworksFebruary 9th, 2011
A town, identified only as “a semirural community in Pennsylvania,” provides researchers their best glimpse yet: every H1N1 flu case that was reported in an elementary school, were supplemented by details as fine-grained as classroom seating charts.
Precision-Paragon [P2] to Donate Energy-Efficient Lights for the Brighter Sudan ProjectFebruary 9th, 2011
Precision-Paragon P2 announced that the company will donate energy-efficient light fixtures for classrooms and additional materials to assist the construction of a solar-powered primary school in southern Sudan.
Bill Wants U.S. to Withdraw from UNFebruary 9th, 2011
Republican Senator Dave Lewis says the U.S. wastes billions of dollars to be a part of the UN and the bill’s language calls for this dissolution so that the U.S. “may maintain control over its own military forces, finances, and destiny.”
What Could Possibly Go Wrong: Immortal Micro-OrganismsFebruary 9th, 2011
Pentagon’s advanced research arm, DARPA, brings synthetic biology to a new level of creepiness. They say we need not worry because they’ll just implement a nice kill-switch, and everything will be fine. But would it really?
Canada Could Be a Very Different PlaceFebruary 9th, 2011
There’s no disguising the fact that if the border deal is carried to its logical conclusion, Canada will be a very different place than it is now.
Pope Can No Longer Donate Organs: VaticanFebruary 9th, 2011
Pope Benedict has a soft spot in his heart for organ donations but his body parts can’t be donated to save lives after he dies, the Vatican says.
Advance of the Sea, Swallows Beaches in CearáFebruary 9th, 2011
On the coast of Ceará urban areas are disappearing, buildings, houses, streets are swallowed by the accelerated advance of the sea. At least one city has declared a state of emergency right now.
FBI Investigates Scientologists Over Claims of Human TraffickingFebruary 9th, 2011
The FBI is investigating the Church of Scientology over allegations of human trafficking, enslavement, and violence, it is claimed.
Birds Use Quantum Theory While Flying to ‘See’ Earth’s Magnetic FieldFebruary 9th, 2011
Birds may be able to ‘see’ the Earth’s electromagnetic field as they fly through the sky, scientists have suggested.
Apophis Asteroid Not a Danger but ‘A Real Chance’ for StudyFebruary 9th, 2011
Russian scientists last week said that the Apophis asteroid may collide with the earth in 2036 but a report came out this week which said the chance of it striking the earth is highly unlikely.
Jerusalem UFO: Another Video Surfaces to Spark DebateFebruary 9th, 2011
There must have been quite a few people with cameras out and about in Jerusalem around 1 a.m. on Jan. 28 because they captured a spectacular UFO sighting that has sparked a viral debate since then.
X-Rays Reveal Hidden Leg of an Ancient SnakeFebruary 9th, 2011
A novel X-ray imaging technology is helping scientists better understand how in the course of evolution snakes have lost their legs.
Scientists to Probe for Life on Jupiter’s Moons?February 9th, 2011
Scientists may finally get a chance to probe Jupiter’s moons Europa and Ganymede for signs of microbial life, by looking in what are thought to be liquid oceans beneath their frozen crusts.
Texas Student Attends School as a Robot – A Sign of Things to ComeFebruary 8th, 2011
Freshman Lyndon Baty’s immune system is so fragile he can’t risk being surrounded by people his own age, yet he attends classes at his high school in Knox City, Texas every day. All thanks to a robot.
The Environmental Causes of CancerFebruary 8th, 2011
At last – the idea that most cancer is caused by environmental factors is becoming mainstream.
Kleptocrats at WorkFebruary 8th, 2011
The U.S. Congress, at President Obama’s request, recently passed the largest military spending bill of all time, while many of the 50 states teeter on bankruptcy.
Alcatel-Lucent Shrinks Cell TowerFebruary 8th, 2011
Alcatel-Lucent found a way to shrink the cell site tower. Does this mean we won’t have to worry with the microwaves frying our brains and growing tumors because of it?
Wurdi Youang Rocks Could Prove Aborigines Were First AstronomersFebruary 8th, 2011
After years of meticulous examination, a group of Australia’s most distinguished astro-physicists is starting to believe that the Aborigines were the world’s first astronomers.
Even After Court Said No, USDA Still Allows GMO Sugar BeetsFebruary 8th, 2011
Why is the USDA once again putting biotechnology before human safety?
You Might Be a Terrorist, TooFebruary 8th, 2011
Cato’s David Rittgers rounds up cases of terrorist “fusion centers” erring on the side of labeling, well, pretty much everyone, a potential terrorist.
Clinton: U.S. Can’t Legalize Drugs, There’s ‘Too Much Money In It’February 8th, 2011
In what will likely be seen as something of a Freudian slip by the US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton said in an interview that the United States cannot legalize drugs because “there is just too much money in it.”
Bank Admits Overcharging Military Families on MortgagesFebruary 8th, 2011
One of the nation’s biggest banks, JP Morgan Chase, admits it has overcharged several thousand military families for their mortgages, including families of troops fighting in Afghanistan.
2 Detained Reporters Saw Police’s MethodsFebruary 8th, 2011
Two NY Times reporters were detained by Egypt’s undercover police. What the reporters considered their discomfort paled in comparison to what they witnessed in prison.
Google Executive Emerges as Key Figure in Revolt?February 8th, 2011
It remains unclear what role, if any, Wael Ghonim played in organizing the Jan. 25 protest movement. Whether he played a prominent role in online activism in the months ahead of the historic protests, or he was just “groomed” to do it by the sinister forces.
NASA Issues 2012 Warning and Possible End of The WorldFebruary 8th, 2011
NASA issued a warning in 2006 of an impending solar storm with catastrophic implications bound to happen in 2012. But why was there no extensive media coverage of it? Not even a single government official announcing how to prepare for it.
Evidence of HAARP Affecting Weather on RadarFebruary 8th, 2011
Some Rumors have begun to circulate around the internet regarding the use of a secret government project called HAARP and a correlation between it and the mass animal deaths, earthquakes and abnormal weather phenomenon.
Teenager Builds ‘Death-Ray’ Which Can Burn Through Almost AnythingFebruary 8th, 2011
While many teenagers are content to sit at home playing computer games, this one has set his sights on something a little more ambitious.
Recalling Memories While Asleep Helps Lock Them in PlaceFebruary 8th, 2011
Some memories get locked into our brains, persisting for decades. Others slip out by the next day. Researchers have found that the process of recalling a memory actually contributes to this process.
NASA Spots Six Planets in Tight Orbits Around Sun-Like StarFebruary 8th, 2011
The team running NASA’s Kepler observatory is announcing the largest collection of planets yet spotted orbiting a single star.
Cancer is a Nutritional and Environmental DiseaseFebruary 7th, 2011
Columbia University School of Public Health reports that 95% of cancer is caused by diet and environmental toxicity. Now, you can read this and wonder why it takes so long for the mainstream to inform us.
Exercise Reverses Brain Volume Loss in the ElderlyFebruary 7th, 2011
Several different forms of mental exertion seem to provide a bit of reserve that helps hold off the forgetfulness that frequently appears in the elderly, and may limit the impact of age-related dementia.
Canada Still Wants to “Discipline the Use of the Internet”February 7th, 2011
Unlike the parrot in the famous Monty Python sketch, it appears that metered Internet billing in Canada is not quite dead after all.
What’s in All That Tear Gas We’ve Been Selling Egypt?February 7th, 2011
Watching any coverage of the Egyptian protests, you’ve no doubt seen the tear gas plumes as canisters are shot at protestors. Many of those tear gas containers aren’t local products. They come from Jamestown, Pennsylvania.
CIA Behind Egypt Uprisings?February 7th, 2011
Just as the CIA is behing Al Qaeda it is also behing the Muslim Brotherhood and the events in Egypt.
Evil Empire Military Intervention in Egypt?February 7th, 2011
Will the US invade Egypt to keep its puppet Mubarak in power?
Calgary May End Water FluoridationFebruary 7th, 2011
Calgray joins a number of other communities waking up to stupidity of water fluoridation.
Egypt, the US and the Israel LobbyFebruary 5th, 2011
American support for the Egyptian dictator was done in part for Israel.
Develware Limits Pedo Priest Law-SuitsFebruary 5th, 2011
After greatly restricting the ability of victims to seek justice against Catholic sexual abuse, now the State wants to limit the judgements against the church and priests.
Engine that Harnesses Sound WavesFebruary 5th, 2011
A startup company has developed a new type of engine that could generate electricity with the efficiency of a fuel cell, but which costs only about as much as an internal combustion engine.
No Democracy in DC EitherFebruary 5th, 2011
An open letter to Obama on the complete absence of voting rights in Washington DC.
The Great Fannie and Freddie Rip-OffFebruary 5th, 2011
Ralph Nader’s article on how Washington and Wall Street ripped off investors in Fannie May and Freddie Mac.
A Cautionary Tale – The Anti-Empire ReportFebruary 4th, 2011
A thoughtful essay by one of America’s most important writers – William Blum
Does the Vaccine Matter?February 4th, 2011
An examination of the data used to justify flu vaccines exposes a massive fraud and conspiracy.
Think Again Before Getting a Flu ShotFebruary 4th, 2011
The facts reveal that flu shots do no good at all and may do harm.
Bill Gates Want to Track & Poison Every BabyFebruary 4th, 2011
Satan’s spawn, Bill Gates of Hell, is promoting the tracking and vaccination of every newborn on the planet.
NATO’s Kosovo MonsterFebruary 4th, 2011
NATOs crime state of Kosovo just gets uglier and uglier.
Lone Senator Questions Domain SeizuresFebruary 4th, 2011
It appears that not all politicians are useless minions of the dark forces all the time, one even has the gall to question the feds theft of domain names.
‘Dating’ Site Imports 250k Facebook ProfilesFebruary 4th, 2011
Need another reason to get off Facebook? You got it!
Giant Archaeological Trove Found Via Sat ImagesFebruary 4th, 2011
A massive potential grave site in Saudi Arabia has been discovered by analysing satellite images.
Death of Amazon Trees = Climate Tipping PointFebruary 4th, 2011
Scientists fear billions of tree deaths caused by 2010 drought could see vast forest turn from carbon sink to carbon source.
Brits, Yanks and Israel Responsible for MubarakFebruary 4th, 2011
Very few British people would beat up a poor person to get cheaper petrol. But our governments do it all the time. Why?
Are Sinister Forces Behind the Arab Uprisings?February 4th, 2011
While the revolts in Tunisia and Egypt may seem like genuine uprisings, something else may be going on. Is there cause for hope or caution?
More Govt. Insanity in North CarolinaFebruary 3rd, 2011
Being smart in North Carolina can get you in big trouble. A man is being investigated for merely suggested that a traffic light be installed for public safety. His supposed crime is practicing engineering without a license, a misdemeanor.
Anniston, AL to Violate 1st AmmendmentFebruary 3rd, 2011
Why are public servants in Alabama trying to suppress free speech?
Nothing Is Stable AnymoreFebruary 2nd, 2011
The world is becoming a very unstable place, and the pace at which things are changing all around us has become absolutely mind-numbing.
Digital DarknessFebruary 2nd, 2011
U.S. and U.K. companies helped the Egyptian regime shut down telecommunications and identify dissidents.
Most People in the World Are Poor, The Global Elite Like It That WayFebruary 2nd, 2011
After thousands of years of “progress” and “societal evolution”, how is it possible that most of the world is still living in soul crushing poverty?
Internet Users in Canada to be Charged Per GigabyteFebruary 2nd, 2011
Unlimited internet access all for a set monthly payment. But this is to change in Canada next month when people will have to pay for what they use with a new metering system.
War Within Nations Possible If Joblessness ContinuesFebruary 2nd, 2011
The head of the International Monetary Fund has warned the weakened world economy could bring war to some countries.
As ElBaradei Rises, U.S. Works to Size Him UpFebruary 2nd, 2011
Geopolitics is like climatology. So, the US wants to know, if ElBaradei rises to power will their relations be cloudy?
Arctic Home to Mysterious Mercury DepositsFebruary 2nd, 2011
More mercury is deposited in the Arctic than anywhere else on the planet. Norwegian NTNU researchers think one explanation for this may lie in the meteorological conditions in the Arctic spring and summer.
The Empire’s BagmanFebruary 2nd, 2011
America and Israel have long controlled Egypt and kept Mubarak in power.
Americans Want Less War – Obama Wants MoreFebruary 2nd, 2011
Despite his campaign promise to reduce military spending, Obama keeps boosting war funding.
Universe Now 250 Times Bigger?February 2nd, 2011
The universe is way bigger than it looks, according to a study of the latest observations.
China Mandates Parental Controls For Online GamesFebruary 2nd, 2011
Chinese parents will soon be able to manage their kids online gaming activity.
Feds Steal More Domains – Shut Down Legal Web SitesFebruary 2nd, 2011
The US Federal Govt. has stolen the domain name of another web site that engages in no illegal activity.
AT&T Still Stealing From CustomersFebruary 2nd, 2011
AT&T has long engaged in fraudulent billing of its customers and hasn’t stopped the practice. With no federal oversite, customers are forced to sue them.
The Organic Elite Surrenders to MonsantoFebruary 1st, 2011
A self-appointed cabal of the Organic Elite has decided to sell-out to Monsanto, dragging with them the genuine organic growers. No betrayal here, because they’ve been on GMO’s side ever since.
Tumor Risk to the Young from Using Mobile PhonesFebruary 1st, 2011
Children who use mobiles could be up to five times more likely to develop a brain tumor than adults, experts claim.
South Carolina Scientist Works to Grow Meat in LabFebruary 1st, 2011
Aside from the “yuck” factor, what consequences would this do to our health? And where does this “god-playing” ultimately lead to?
Interviewed: Extraterrestrials Living Among UsFebruary 1st, 2011
A former Chinese Minister, who now heads Beijing’s UFO Research Society, claims that ETs are living among us. While an accomplished healer, explorer, and musician admits he is from a star system that is 12 light years away from Earth.
Mysterious Night-Shining Clouds Getting BrighterFebruary 1st, 2011
The once rarely seen night-shining clouds, or noctilucent clouds to be exact, are forming more frequently and becoming brighter. And they seem to be affected by solar activity.
Dinos Were Alive Much Later than Previously ThoughtFebruary 1st, 2011
Researchers at University of Alberta have discovered a dinosaur fossil in New Mexico that indicates they were alive about 700,000 years after the mass extinction.
Unrest in N.Africa and M. East May Spread to SyriaFebruary 1st, 2011
Tunisia, Algeria, Jordan, Yemen, Sudan, Egypt, and most likely, Syria. The uprisings were mostly started or made stronger by the youth, using the internet (Facebok, especially) and cellphones. Genuine display of democracy or product of mind influencing?
Israel Shocked by Obama’s “Betrayal” of MubarakFebruary 1st, 2011
The U.S. is turning its back on Mubarak, just the way it turned its back on Saddam years ago. Israel is shocked. Probably not of Obama’s “betrayal” of Mubarak, but more of the U.S. “betraying” Israel.
Gorilla in Kent Zoo Filmed Walking Like a HumanFebruary 1st, 2011
A video circulating in the internet shows a Silverback gorilla which has started walking around on his hind legs like a human. Is this evolution in the making?
Remains of Largest Stone Age Building Discovered in NW ChinaFebruary 1st, 2011
Archaeologists have discovered a pentagon-shaped structure, thought to be a prehistoric ‘town hall’, in Northwest China’s Shaanxi province.
Ancient Body Clock That Keeps All Living Things on Time, DiscoveredFebruary 1st, 2011
The mechanism that controls the internal 24-hour clock of all forms of life from human cells to algae has been identified by scientists.
A Futuristic Solar Office for SloveniaFebruary 1st, 2011
A unique solar roof, organic materials for the interiors, ground water for direct heating and cooling. Although it looks like a city from a video game, it is an office.
Solar Energy that Floats on WaterFebruary 1st, 2011
Award winning Israeli company Solaris Synergy has designed solar energy grids that can float on water, reducing energy production costs, and preventing water loss.
Pedal Pushers: the Trans-Atlantic PedaloFebruary 1st, 2011
Two young engineers are hoping to break a record for an Atlantic crossing…in a craft powered by pedals.