Archive for March, 2011 : “New Planet” Discovered Between Mars and Jupiter?March 30th, 2011
Astronomers are peeking deep into space trying to determine whether a particular “solid mass” found in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter can be classified as an asteroid or a planet.
Correcting the AutocorrectMarch 30th, 2011
We’ve always thought that technology would help us get things done much easier. But a simple spelling checker proves this otherwise, according to Travis Mayfield.
2000 Year Old Metallic Codices May Hold Secrets to Jesus’ LifeMarch 30th, 2011
A trove of 70 lead codices that appear to be 2000 years old, which may include key clues to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus has been found.
Whale Strandings Caused by Naval Sonar ExercisesMarch 29th, 2011
An international team of researchers presented data on how beaked whales respond to naval sonar exercises. Their results suggest that sonar indeed affects the behavior and movement of whales.
Moonlit RainbowMarch 29th, 2011
Recipe for a rainbow: Add bright sunlight to raindrops and voila!–a beautiful band of multi-colors arcs across the sky. But what if it’s night time?
Music of a Solar StormMarch 28th, 2011
Did you know sunspots can make noise that sounds like the sea’s surf? Perhaps what the movie City of Angels “suggested” that there’s music during sunrise was right after all.
Science in an Extreme EnvironmentMarch 28th, 2011
An elite group of scientists is heading to one of the coldest places on Earth — the Arctic Circle, to carry out vital research on global warming.
Climate Change in the Arctic Could Trigger Diseases in Humans and AnimalsMarch 27th, 2011
Climate change in the Arctic could change the balance of power between humans, animals and the germs or pathogens that make them both sick.
The Other “Union Storm” Southeast of WisconsinMarch 26th, 2011
For weeks, the nation’s attention has been drawn to the storm in Madison over the Wisconsin Governor’s proposal to limit the power of government unions. Yet 500 miles to the southeast, in Columbus, Ohio, Gov. John Kasich is on the verge of passing a more extensive reform.
U.S. Help for Libya’s Civilians, Too Little Too LateMarch 26th, 2011
So we are going to take “all necessary measures” to protect the civilians of Libya, are we? Pity we didn’t think of that 42 years ago.
A Firearm is One of Utah’s List of State SymbolsMarch 26th, 2011
Until last week, Utah had 24 state symbols, from tree (the blue spruce) to insect (the honeybee) to even cooking pot (the Dutch oven). Here comes another: an M1911 hand gun.
Warning During Hiroshima Echoes Today in Japan and the WorldMarch 26th, 2011
A Western reporter, describing the devastation of Hiroshima after the atomic bomb was dropped there, gave a stern warning to the world at that time, which until now remains all too relevant.
WWII Veteran Still Not Considered a U.S. CitizenMarch 26th, 2011
Despite living nearly 100 years in the country and serving in the U.S. Navy during WWII, a war veteran was recently discovered he’s still not considered a U.S. citizen.
Length of Days Shortened by Japan QuakeMarch 26th, 2011
A new NASA analysis claimed that the massive earthquake that struck Japan earlier this month was so powerful that it accelerated the Earth’s rotation speed, shortening the length of the day by 1.8 microseconds.
Makers of “Clovis Point” in Texas Weren’t the First AmericansMarch 26th, 2011
A newly found trove of 56 stone tools north of Austin confirms the makers of the “Clovis point” weren’t the first Americans.
How on Earth Could Humans Be from Mars?March 26th, 2011
Here’s a theory concocted by bright minds from Harvard and MIT that would make all humans of Martian-descent.
Flying Saucer, Made in Iran?March 26th, 2011
Scientists in Iran claim they have made a flying saucer but have not provided any evidence.
UFO Bigger than Belgium Detected by Weather RadarMarch 26th, 2011
Satellite Weather images over Europe have detected an enormous unidentified object that is larger than Belgium!
Worried Residents Air Concern Over Planned Cell TowerMarch 23rd, 2011
Worried residents filled the Westwood High School auditorium to air their concern and opposition against erecting a cell tower at Temple Beth David.
Summit Residents Angry at Proposed Cell Phone TowerMarch 23rd, 2011
“This tower is clearly of no benefit to us and furthermore will place our physical and mental well being in danger,” said one Princeton Street resident.
How to Minimize Exposure from Cell Phone RadiationMarch 23rd, 2011
If you’re trying to figure out how to diminish whatever radiation might be generated by your cell, this may be your safety guide.
Ill-Effects from Long-Term Cell Phone Use RevealedMarch 23rd, 2011
The most conclusive finding yet on the link between cellphones and cancer were presented in an overview of the studies by Indian scientists on long-term mobile phone use.
Lady Who Died of Brain Tumor Was A Frequent Cell Phone UserMarch 23rd, 2011
Mary Ann Roser relates that her friend who recently died of brain cancer was a frequent cellphone user, and how her cancer was in the temporal lobe, the area near where most people hold a cell phone while talking.
New Image Reveal Secrets of Prehistoric Reptile SkinMarch 23rd, 2011
A unique image, for the first time, has mapped organic compounds that are still surviving in a 50-million-year-old sample of reptile skin.
New Nanotech Tool for Alzheimer’s Inspired by Moth’s AntennaMarch 23rd, 2011
University of Michigan researchers developed a better nanopore that could advance understanding of a class of neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s, by mimicking the structure of the silk moth’s antenna.
Predicting Site of Coming Earthquakes Using Coral ReefsMarch 23rd, 2011
A geologist from Tel Aviv University and his team are examining coral reefs and submarine canyons to detect earthquake fault zones.
Studying Ancient Earthquakes Thru ‘Fossil Seismograph’March 23rd, 2011
A new tool from Tel Aviv University may be able to learn from earthquakes of the ancient past to better predict earthquakes of the future.
Evolution Insight According to a New Plant SpeciesMarch 23rd, 2011
Scientists have revealed that a new plant species is providing an insight into how evolution works and could help improve crop plants.
Life on Mars Ended When Capitalism Arrived – ChavezMarch 23rd, 2011
Venezuela’s socialist President Hugo Chavez believes it’s not far fetched that there’s life on Mars. Unfortunately, he said, capitalism ended whatever life there was with its arrival in the planet.
Secret US Intelligence Agency Keeps Truth About UFOsMarch 23rd, 2011
The true nature of the UFO phenomena, long kept from the public for over half a century, has already been determined by a secret US intelligence agency, so secret that it does not even dare to say its name.
Islam, A Believer in UFOsMarch 23rd, 2011
It isn’t often you hear about entire religious groups seriously interested in unidentified flying objects. But UFOs are what the Nation of Islam, led by the controversial Minister Louis Farrakhan, considers among its core beliefs.
Study Says Nine Nations May Soon Lose Their ReligionMarch 23rd, 2011
A study using census data from nine countries shows that religion there is set for extinction, say researchers. In the UK, Wales has the highest proportion of religiously “non-affiliated”.
British Theologian Says the God in the Bible Had A WifeMarch 23rd, 2011
God, also known as Yahweh, had a wife, according to a British theologian.
Van Halen Lead Singer Abducted by AliensMarch 23rd, 2011
No doubt Sammy Hagar, a former lead singer for Van Halen, has enjoyed a lot of far out experiences in life, but on Monday, the rocker told perhaps his farthest out tale to MTV. He was abducted by aliens.
Mystery “Troll” Stirs the Internet, Says Obama is the “Anti-Christ”March 22nd, 2011
Internet trolls are those who say something to grab other’s attention. A mystery woman bugged other trolls like her on the internet when she said the quake was God’s wake up call for atheists and that President Barack Obama was the “anti-Christ.”
The Return of the Clawed Serpent to its Alpine HauntsMarch 22nd, 2011
Do recent reports of mystery lizards herald the return of the legendary tatzelwurm or the clawed serpent to its traditional alpine haunts?
Task Force: City Should Stop FluoridationMarch 22nd, 2011
A task force commissioned to determine whether or not the city of Fairbanks, Alaska should end water fluoridation has made its recommendation: END fluoridation.
Phone Users’ Exposure to Radiation InjuriousMarch 22nd, 2011
An increasing number of health experts in developing nations are warning against exposure to electro-magnetic fields.
My Life Without A Cell Phone: An Amazing Tale Of SurvivalMarch 22nd, 2011
Can’t imagine life without a cell phone? Maybe you should, life can be good without one.
China Tightens Censorship of Electronic CommunicationsMarch 22nd, 2011
The Chinese dictatorship now automatically cuts off phone calls if the conversation includes words it doesn’t like such as “protest”.
Rare San Francisco Sight: Twister On WaterMarch 22nd, 2011
Wild, wet weather brought an unexpected sight to San Francisco’s Ocean Beach last Friday: a twister on water.
Not All News About Japan is BleakMarch 21st, 2011
A woman and her grandson were found alive at their quake-wrecked home. The rescue offered Japan an uplifting piece of news in the middle of this terrible crisis they are facing.
Arctic Wetland — A Case for Permanent ProtectionMarch 21st, 2011
A new research has underlined the critical importance of western Arctic Alaska’s Teshekpuk Lake region to tens of thousands of birds.
NASA Begins Climate Science Mission in the ArcticMarch 21st, 2011
NASA researchers and university partners are in Greenland to continue what’s billed as the largest airborne survey of Earth’s polar ice ever flown.
America’s Nuclear InsanityMarch 21st, 2011
The US has 104 aging nuclear power plants and many of them pose grave risks and Obama wants to greatly increase the threat.
Death Squads Emerging in MexicoMarch 21st, 2011
The situation in Mexico is not at all what American media portrays it as.
Posada Trial a Bad JokeMarch 21st, 2011
The show-trial of CIA terrorist Luis Posada Carriles is a farce at best but a few bits of interesting information may still emerge.
Expect More Big Earthquakes in a World with Climate ChangeMarch 19th, 2011
In the last few years, the frequency of major earthquakes (over 6.0) increased to 20, 17, 21, 25, and in just the first 3 months of this year we already have had 7 large earthquakes.
What’s the Probability of Surviving Two Tsunamis?March 19th, 2011
An Indonesian man says he has escaped both the 2004 tsunami in Aceh and last week’s Japan tsunami.
Ancient “Hyperthermals” Indicate Global Warming Getting FrequentMarch 19th, 2011
Bursts of intense global warming that have lasted tens of thousands of years have taken place more frequently throughout Earth’s history than previously believe.
Reason Why Birds Collide with Human-Made Objects RevealedMarch 19th, 2011
A new study recently published in IBIS outlines a new approach to understanding how birds see the world and why they find pylons and turbines so hard to avoid.
CIA Contractor’s Freedom Paid with ‘Blood Money’March 18th, 2011
“Blood money” was paid to the families of the two Pakistanis killed by an American CIA contractor. The American was released on Wednesday and the case was dropped, Pakistani officials said.
Big Corporations Are Out to Destroy the InternetMarch 18th, 2011
Sen. Al Franken claimed Monday that big corporations are “hoping to destroy” the Internet and issued a call to arms to several hundred tech-savvy South by Southwest attendees to preserve net neutrality.
The ‘Near-Miss’ Nuclear Accidents in the U.S. You Didn’t KnowMarch 18th, 2011
A watchdog group revealed that there had been several instances when the U.S. almost had a nuclear accident. The public was never informed. Should we care? Or is it better that we don’t know? Who’s to blame if it really did happen?
What’s With Energy That Our Political Leaders Dont Understand?March 18th, 2011
Energy professionals get it, why can’t our political leaders do the same? What’s so difficult with climate change or renewable energy that these same politicians don’t understand? Perhaps they would only listen when their corporate sponsors speak about it.
The Not-So-Likable Gadget: How iPod Pollutes The AirMarch 18th, 2011
If you knew how forests in China were mined ruthlessly just to extract the needed materials to manufacture your most loved iPod, or how it contributed to glacial melting, dirty air, and the increasing incidence of respiratory disease in China, and in L.A., you wouldn’t love the iPod at all.
Japan Radiation Reaches CaliforniaMarch 18th, 2011
Trace amounts of radiation has reached Sacramento, according to an anonymous diplomat involved in the program to monitor radiation for the nuclear test ban treaty.
First Earthling Spacecraft Orbits MercuryMarch 18th, 2011
A NASA spacecraft has become the first to enter the orbit of Mercury, the planet closest to the Sun, the agency announced Friday.
First Angolan Dinosaur Fossil DiscoveredMarch 18th, 2011
In what may be a “fresh” break for a country slowly emerging from decades of war, a research renaissance may be in the offing as scientists say they have discovered the first fossil of a dinosaur in Angola, and that it’s a new creature.
The Mysterious Disappearance of the Roman Ninth LegionMarch 18th, 2011
One of the most enduring legends of Roman Britain concerns the disappearance of the Ninth Legion. Historians are baffled as to what mystery surrounds the Legion’s disappearance.
What Have UFOs Got to Do with the Japan Earthquake?March 18th, 2011
Several UFO sightings were documented on video, albeit unintentionally, prior and during the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Why the mainstream media didn’t cover this is a question easier to answer than what role the UFOs have with the recent catastrophe.
Crop Circles in North Kent Suggests Supernatural CauseMarch 18th, 2011
The release of top-secret Ministry of Defense files has revealed north Kent has been a hive of paranormal activity, with three separate incidents reported to the authorities in the space of two years.
Danger of Spent Fuel Outweighs Reactor ThreatMarch 17th, 2011
The 11,195 spent fuel rods at the Fukushima nuclear power plant may be the biggest threat.
House Committee Denied Climate Change Three TimesMarch 17th, 2011
As if signifying something ominous, the House Energy Committee, akin to what the Biblical Peter did, voted three times to deny the existence of climate change. What happens next? Perhaps, only heaven knows.
Sarkozy Received Funding from Libya, Says Gaddafi SonMarch 17th, 2011
Nicolas Sarkozy’s former presidential election campaign head has rejected claims by Col Muammar Gaddafi’s son that they received funding from Libya.
Best Democratic Decision: On-line Poll on Water FluoridationMarch 17th, 2011
The Independent candidate for Oxley, Richard McGovern, says an on-line poll to gauge the public’s mood on fluoridation of the water supply was ‘the best democratic decision’ to make.
Health Chief “Authorized” Company to Fluoridate Water SupplyMarch 17th, 2011
An anti-fluoride activist was disappointed to find out that the Department of Health chief “helped” a water company to fluoridate the water supply by extending its authority.
Winnipeg Lowers Its Water Fluoride LevelsMarch 17th, 2011
The City of Winnipeg has lowered fluoride levels in its drinking water to meet new provincial guidelines. But still not a reason to smile says Anti-Fluoride advocates.
Food Giants Continue to Trick Children Into Eating Junk FoodMarch 17th, 2011
In the age of satellite TV, the internet, and other technologies, one country’s standards may be insufficient to protect children from being exposed to junk food marketing.
Mid-Sized Farms Essential to Create Green Food SystemMarch 17th, 2011
Grist’s Tom Philpott argues that reviving the health of mid-sized farms is a critical task if we’re going to create a just, fair, and green food system.
EC to Refer Poland to Court for Banning GMOsMarch 17th, 2011
The European Commission has announced it will refer Poland to the Court of Justice for maintaining its ban on GM seeds. Here’s to hoping Poland does not give in and place its citizens’ health first.
EU Farm Ministers Undecided in Approving GM Crop ImportsMarch 17th, 2011
European Union farm ministers failed to reach a decision on Thursday on whether to grant import approval to three genetically modified (GM) crops. The public has long decided that they don’t want it. So, are the ministers waiting for “grease money”?
For Failure to Comply with GMO Ban, EC has Criticized BulgariaMarch 17th, 2011
For failure to comply with rules and regulations pertaining to the Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) ban, the European Commission has criticized Bulgaria and threatened that it has two months to come to heel or face the European Court of Justice.
Koffi Anan’s AGRA Cautioned Dar es Salaam from Using GMOsMarch 17th, 2011
The Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) warned Dar es Salaam on its plan to use GMOs or genetically engineered seeds, and encouraged instead the use of local high breed seeds.
Honolulu Hotel Serves Sumptous Cuisine Without the GMOMarch 17th, 2011
Hotel in Hawaii breaks monotonous line of cuisines served in hotels by offering “GMO-free cuisine.”
The World’s Largest Atom Smasher Could Be the First Time MachineMarch 17th, 2011
If the latest theory of Tom Weiler and Chui Man Ho is right, the Large Hadron Collider — the world’s largest atom smasher that started regular operation last year — could be the first machine capable of causing matter to travel backwards in time.
Neanderthals Used Fire, And Were Good At ItMarch 17th, 2011
A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder indicates Neanderthals were good at using fire, and were not dimwitted brutes as often portrayed.
Blackbird’s Ship Found In North Carolina Sea?March 17th, 2011
Cannons. Gold dust. Turtle bones. Hopefully, none of the pirate’s curse. The ship of the legendary pirate, Blackbeard, may what archaeologists have discovered in the seas of North Carolina.
Modern Technology May Be Key to Unlock Stonehenge SecretsMarch 17th, 2011
Researchers are using lasers to scan the nearly three dozen stones, or megaliths, that make up the famous circular complex on the Salisbury Plain of southern England, better known as the Stonehenge.
Humans and ETs Not Allowed to Use Weapons in SpaceMarch 17th, 2011
It’s a good thing the outer space battles in “Star Wars” happened a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away — because under a new space-based weapons treaty drafted by aerospace and military experts, humans and aliens alike would be barred from waging war above Earth.
Geothermal, The Next Big Thing in Clean EnergyMarch 17th, 2011
Geothermal power may well be the next big clean energy source, which may even double in capacity in the coming years.
Wind Power Blowing Strong All Across the GlobeMarch 17th, 2011
For many years, a small handful of countries dominated growth in wind power, but this is changing as the industry goes global, with more than 70 countries now developing wind resources.
Tiny Device May Be Lifeline for BatteriesMarch 17th, 2011
A new device looks very promising in extending the battery life of modern devices.
Clean Tech Inventor’s Latest Work: Solar Powered BoatsMarch 17th, 2011
A long time clean technology inventor who has been working electric vehicles, has now ventured to making solar powered boats.
More Drilling for Cheap Gas? Forget About ItMarch 17th, 2011
Opening new areas in the US to oil drilling and exploration will never make the country energy independent. In fact it won’t even put a dent in gas prices anytime soon.
Japan Radiation Could Reach North AmericaMarch 16th, 2011
If the Japanese reactors experience a melt-down the radiation could be carried by the jet-stream and reach North America in as little as 2 days, but would it pose a health threat?
Michigan Nears Approval of Bill to Impose “Financial Martial Law”March 16th, 2011
Michigan lawmakers are on the verge of approving a bill that would enable the governor to appoint “emergency managers” — officials with unilateral power to make sweeping changes to cities facing financial troubles.
Copyright Law is White House’s Latest Excuse for CrackdownMarch 16th, 2011
The White House proposed sweeping revisions to U.S. copyright law, including making “illegal streaming” of audio or video a federal felony and allowing FBI agents to wiretap suspected infringers.
Barack Obama’s Presidency, A “Prank Gone Too Far?”March 16th, 2011
How would you react if you are told today that the nation’s presidential election of 2008 was a hoax? A purportedly close ally of the President, said that Obama’s presidency is just “a prank gone too far.”
There’s The Rub — Japan’s History of Nuclear Cover-upsMarch 16th, 2011
A documentary filmmaker who has spent much of his career focusing on the Japanese nuclear industry says the country has a long history of cover-ups.
U.S. Backed ElBaradei, Egypt’s Con-man in Chief?March 16th, 2011
The U.S. has been grooming globalist stooge ElBaradei to finally be ready to pry his way into Egypt’s presidency.
Emotions Boiling Over Water FluoridationMarch 16th, 2011
People were angry during the public consultation last week with regards to the fluoridation issue in Yanchep.
Warning: Don’t Mix Fluoridated Water and Infant FormulaMarch 16th, 2011
A recent press release issued by the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation is warning parents and caregivers about mixing fluoridated water with infant formula.
Judge’s Rule to Allow Water Fluoridation Angers ResidentsMarch 16th, 2011
Local residents in Southampton are angry after a judge gave a water fluoridation scheme the green light.
The Attack of the Cloned Meat & MilkMarch 16th, 2011
Milk and meat from ‘cloned’ animals’ offspring could soon be on sale without any labels, the European consumer group BEUC warns. The European Commission (EC) is threatening to force through the proposal backed by the British Government.
Chemist Says Risks of Fluoride in Water is RealMarch 16th, 2011
An author and chemist discussed the science behind fluoride in water at the Colgate Bookstore at Colgate University last week.
Cell-phone Radiation Affects the Brain’s Glucose MetabolismMarch 16th, 2011
Does using a cell phone have an effect on the brain? According to a 2011 study titled “Effects of Cell Phone Radiofrequency Signal Exposure on Brain Glucose Metabolism,” the answer is ABSOLUTELY.
Bird Deaths in Southern India Tied to Cell Phone RadiationMarch 16th, 2011
Cell phone radiation is leading to bird deaths and a decrease in their population in the Dharmapuri region of India’s Tamil Nadu state.
Cellphone: Worse Than Giving Cigarette to a ChildMarch 16th, 2011
A medical doctor pointed out in a video that regardless of how strongly anyone feels about being able to use cell phones and wireless technology, there is a price to be paid. And it’s none else but our body’s health that suffers.
Malta Makes A Stand Against GMOsMarch 16th, 2011
Malta has taken up a commendable stand against the latest move to introduce genetically modified organisms in theEuropean food chain.
UN Report: Trash Chemicals, Yes to Sustainable Agri TechniquesMarch 16th, 2011
A UN official has issued a report stating that the future of sustainable development does not lie in chemical ag, but rather in sustainable agricultural techniques.
Plastic Bags: “Fuel for the Future”March 16th, 2011
What most of us see as the ubiquitous blight of modern convenience consumerism, i.e., littered plastic shopping bags, Japanese inventor Akinori Ito sees as the “fuel of the future”.
Liquid Air for Storing Renewable Energ, Why Not?March 16th, 2011
As we add more clean renewable energy, additional storage will need to be invented and commercialized to go with it. One of these is liquid air energy storage.
Price of Solar Power and Natural Gas Almost Even in Six StatesMarch 16th, 2011
According to NREL, the 7700 produces electricity at or near the same price as a new state-of-the-art gas-powered plant in six states.
Solar Power Rising Bright for FloridaMarch 16th, 2011
Florida has a less-robust solar market than states like California, Arizona and even New Jersey – but solar proponents in Florida are expecting brighter days ahead.
Are America’s Nuclear Reactors Really Safe?March 16th, 2011
In light of the disastrous unraveling of Japan’s nuclear facilities, the Obama administration moved swiftly to reassure an anxious public that reactors in the United States are safe.
Congress Urged to Ratify U.N. Law of the Sea TreatyMarch 16th, 2011
A special state House committee on economic development last week urged Congress to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea composed of 160 nations as parties.
WB Pushing Flawed Insurance Program for Ghana, Poor CountriesMarch 16th, 2011
A major health insurance program in Ghana that the World Bank is pushing as a success model for other developing countries is severely flawed and not working for most Ghanaians, according to Oxfam and Ghanaian NGOs’ report.
Stop Businesses That Abuse Animals by Going VeganMarch 16th, 2011
College student, Amelia Jensen, suggests that one way people can help in stopping the killing of animals by the meat industry and other businesses that make money out of animal abuse, is by going vegetarian.
The $1.2 Trillion Secret the National Security is HidingMarch 15th, 2011
Americans are never told what national security actually means at the cash register. So much is being spent on war related programs of the government, but slashing hugely on budgets for food and education, among others. You’ll be shocked how much the government is keeping from the public.
“Bought-for” Congress Strips EPA of Pollution Regulation PowersMarch 15th, 2011
The House committee on Energy and Commerce — whose leaders are backed by ag, chemical and fossil fuel industries — voted to strip the EPA of its existing powers to regulate carbon dioxide, methane and other agents of global warming.
Climate Change? Congress Don’t Give A Damn About ItMarch 15th, 2011
Ever wonder why politicians pay so little attention to climate change? The problem isn’t the messaging; it’s the money — and a lot of that money comes from the Koch Brothers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Watch Out! You May Be Within A Radiation RadiusMarch 15th, 2011
A website depicts environmental radiation levels across the USA. This is the first web site where the average citizen (or anyone in the world) can see what radiation levels are anywhere in the USA at any time. Look closely, you may be within a radiation radius.
Lost City of Atlantis Found… Near Spain?March 15th, 2011
Some claim that the ancient city of Atlantis was plagued with volcanic eruptions, leading to theories it may have been swallowed by a tsunami. Scientists say they have found proof of a 4,000-year-old civilization that was buried by a tsunami, which they believe might be the lost city.
Biomass Fuel: Hope for Economies in Developing CountriesMarch 15th, 2011
Biomass fuels can help developing nations fight poverty, create jobs and gain energy independence, says a new report published by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).
“Frozen Smoke” Could Be An Energy Storage PotentialMarch 15th, 2011
A new form of “frozen smoke” holds the potential to detect pollutants, efficiently store energy, and even improve robotic surgeries.
Will High Oil Prices Spur Cleantech Interest?March 15th, 2011
For venture capitalists placing their bets on renewable energy, the two-year high in oil prices is a chance to re-engage the public with the potential of emerging clean technologies.
Germany Puts Down Nuclear EnergyMarch 15th, 2011
What happened in Japan recently has made Germany to realize to fast track the decommissioning of its old nuclear power plants and invest on renewable energy development instead.
Study Reveals Importance of Arctic’s Teshekpuk LakeMarch 15th, 2011
A new study has revealed the critical importance of Teshekpuk Lake region in Arctic, where tens of thousands of birds breed during the brief, but productive arctic summers.
1960’s CIA Terrorist Attack Still SecretMarch 14th, 2011
On 4 March 1960, at 3:10 PM a bomb exploded aboard the French ship La Coubre while in Cuba and nearly 100 people died. Evidence suggests that the bomb was planted by the CIA but documents in the US and France remain classified.
Is WI Union Busting Actually a Good Thing?March 14th, 2011
There is much more to the issue of union busting in Wisconsin than the pseudo-liberal media is letting you know.
41% of Facebook Users Total IDiotsMarch 14th, 2011
Facebook and MySpace are easy places for criminals to get personal info. used for identity theft.
The Evil Plot to Sicken and Then Treat Humanity for Obscene ProfitsMarch 14th, 2011
We are witnessing corporate-government seizure of the means by which humans survive and thrive. Major corporations, backed by government, are causing cancer and other diseases with their toxic products.
Getting Rid of Fluoride from Our WaterMarch 14th, 2011
The government’s sudden change of mind ignores the ample evidence showing that most of the damage wreaked by fluoride isn’t of the dental nature, but is instead found deep within the body, in our bones and organs.
Get Rid of Toxic Metals in Your Water by Using BananasMarch 14th, 2011
A team of researchers has found that minced banana peels can clean pollution from river water, such as lead and copper.
Enzyme That Causes Cells to Die, Also Drives Death AwayMarch 14th, 2011
An enzyme viewed as an executioner, because it can push cells to commit suicide, may actually short circuit a second form of cell death, researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have discovered.
People Who Relate to Their Racial Identity Are Happier: StudyMarch 14th, 2011
African American people who identify more strongly with their racial identity are generally happier, according to a study led by psychology researchers at Michigan State University.
How Come the GOP Wants to Cut the Budget for Tsunami Monitoring?!March 14th, 2011
Mother Jones reports that one of the items on the GOP’s budgetary chopping block is … tsunami monitoring.
Global Changes: A Scary FactMarch 14th, 2011
The shifting of the Earth’s axis has created severe changes in our global weather, seismic & volcanic activity. And it will get much worse. Know the facts & scientific details about these increasing global problems.
Did a ‘Supermoon’ Cause the Japanese Earthquake?March 14th, 2011
Is the Japanese earthquake the latest natural disaster to have been caused by a ‘supermoon’? The powerful tsunami that slammed into Japan’s eastern coast comes just two days after warnings that the movement of the moon could trigger unpredictable events on Earth.
Worldwide UFO Investigation Almost Stopped by UKMarch 14th, 2011
Classified documents revealed the British government’s attempt in 1978 to derail Grenada’s plan to convince the United Nations to form a special UFO study committee.
‘Warlock’ Gets Court’s Nod to Full Moon Wiccan RitualMarch 14th, 2011
Court allows ‘warlock’ out to break curfew on full moon nights to perform Wicca ritual.
Oil Tankers to be Powered by Solar Wind PanelsMarch 14th, 2011
What used to power ships of the past, will now power oil tankers. Well, at least just the inspiration. Breaking technology has produced solar sails that collect sunlight or wind to power ships.
Energy from Lightning Trapped by SkyscraperMarch 14th, 2011
Taking a cue from good ol’ Ben Franklin, this electrifying tower design would harness bolts of lighting to smash molecules of water into hydrogen and oxygen.
Capturing Wind Energy On Your RoofMarch 14th, 2011
Those who installed or even planned to install wind turbines at home drew a lot of criticisms and oppositions — either because of aesthetics, electromagnetism, etc. But what if you “those concerns” are not present? Here’s the new technology.
Urinals Hold Potential FuelMarch 14th, 2011
Professor Gerardine Botte of Ohio University has developed a process to extract hydrogen from the ammonia and urea found in urine.
Nuclear Power’s Future “Killed” by Japan EarthquakeMarch 14th, 2011
Until the explosion at Fukushima, nuclear power was enjoying a renaissance as a ‘clean’ source of energy. Now its future looks a lot less secure.
Chickens Feel Empathy Too, Study FindsMarch 14th, 2011
Domestic chickens display signs of empathy, the ability to ”feel another’s pain” that is at the heart of compassion, a study has found.
Most Arctic Seabirds Have Plastics Inside Their Bellies, Researchers FoundMarch 14th, 2011
Many birds swallow trash show biologists findings that 84% tested had junk in their guts.
Mysterious “Flu-like” Outbreak Hits SanikiluaqMarch 14th, 2011
Many people in Sanikiluaq had no idea what caused a disease outbreak that led to more than 100 residents getting sick earlier this winter.
Climate Change Presents New Health Risks in the ArcticMarch 14th, 2011
Climate change presents new risks for food care, sanitation and wellbeing in the Arctic, but little research has been done in remote villages experiencing some of the biggest temperature swings.
Tree of Power, Dutch MadeMarch 12th, 2011
In a bid to appeal to all the NIMBYs (not in my backyard!) who refuse to have wind turbines located anywhere near them, Amsterdam-based NL Architects have designed tree-like urban windmills that blend seamlessly into city environments.
Power Fuel Cells on the Go, Just Add WaterMarch 12th, 2011
Another clean technology takes advantage of the abundance of water, even little traces of it, to awaken a fuel cell, and produce enough kick to power electronic gadgets.
Another Future for Batteries: Lithium and SeawaterMarch 12th, 2011
One California-based company called PolyPlus created a lithium-water battery that is making quite a splash.
Alternative Energy Source from the Earth’s Core is PossibleMarch 12th, 2011
Energy from the Earth’s core as a clean energy alternative? Maybe. Scientists are working on developing such an option.
100-Year Battery Powers Monitor for Buried Nuke WasteMarch 12th, 2011
University of Bristol engineers have devised a “hundred-year battery” that could report the state of buried nuclear waste repositories wirelessly to the surface 100 years after it is buried, sealed, and cemented into the ground, with sensors attached.
Solar Powered Floating Scum Collector Makes BiofuelMarch 12th, 2011
The ability to make your own oil may just get a bit easier in the future. A solar powered floating scum collector sucks up algae and combines it with a chemical and transforms it into bio-oil instantly.
America Is Short, Not of Money, But of Leaders with MoraleMarch 11th, 2011
In a speech he gave on March 5 at Madison, Wisconsin, Michael Moore said that America is not broke, not at all. He tells the people why.
FAA Says You Can Choke in Airplane LavatoriesMarch 11th, 2011
To keep travelers as “safe and secure as possible,” the federal government last month ordered, in secrecy, every airline in the U.S. to remove emergency oxygen in every lavatory on all 6,000 domestic commercial aircraft.
The Truth About Meat Companies, Served Medium RareMarch 11th, 2011
Meat producers are conniving with some lawmakers to end clean fuel subsidies, claiming that the ethanol policy has caused an increase in the cost of meat production. If so, then why are these companies raking in record profits?
Microwave Radiation Affects the HeartMarch 11th, 2011
Scientific research shows that microwave radiation can cause serious heart problems.
8.9 Quake Could Irradiate Entire USMarch 11th, 2011
Had the Japanese earthquake hit California Americans would all be suffering radiation poisoning.
Son Of ACTA – Corporate Fascist PlaybookMarch 11th, 2011
A leaked document shows that the Obama Goons are proposing soviet-style laws related to copyright and patents.
PG&E Violates Precautionary Principle with Smart MetersMarch 10th, 2011
The installation of microwave transmitting meters in California poses a serious health hazard.
Why So Many Americans Hate ObamaMarch 10th, 2011
Many Americans despise Obama and it isn’t because of his skin color. In reality, Obama isn’t the problem, we are the problem.
Evo Morales Bans DEAMarch 10th, 2011
Bolivian President Evo Morales has banned the sinister US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) from Bolivia. Congratulations Evo! Be sure to wear a bullet proof vest.
Half of Alzheimer’s Diagnoses WrongMarch 10th, 2011
Up to half of elderly people are being mis-diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
ADD Drugs Cause Parkinson’sMarch 10th, 2011
New research shows that the drugs commonly prescribed for ADD/ADHD can cause Parkinson’s disease.
Proven Cancer Cure Banned in EuropeMarch 10th, 2011
The cancer blocking herb thunder god vine and most other herbs and traditional medicines will no longer be available in the EU starting May 1.
Fed’s Inflation, Another Trick for the Rich to Accumulate WealthMarch 9th, 2011
Fed created inflation raises the real value of assets artificially, so bad assets appear to be appreciating when in fact they are not. As inflation climbs, unemployment will grow and wages will remain stagnant so that the anointed can continue to accumulate wealth.
Greenville Water System Decides to Reduce Flourides in WaterMarch 9th, 2011
Although not really a major victory, but Greenville Water System’s decision to reduce the amount of fluoride in its drinking water is still a welcome development in the fight to eradicate flouridation of water.
Public Health and Safety Defeated by Bill’s ApprovalMarch 9th, 2011
In a move that is clearly another defeat for public health and safety, Arkansas state representatives voted 56-35 in favor of a bill requiring fluoride added to public drinking water.
Chinese Govt Use Cellphones to Track ResidentsMarch 7th, 2011
China has now openly announced the act. Although there’s no similar move by the U.S. government, still it doesn’t mean Americans are not yet monitored and tracked through their cellphones.
Cellphones, Other Electronic Gadgets Cause SleeplessnessMarch 7th, 2011
In a recent poll, out today, 95% of the 1,508 people surveyed reported using some type of electronic device — such as a cellphone, computer, video game or TV, is the culprit behind their sleeplessness.
Agriculture Critic Vows to Fight GMO Alfalfa, Pressure Govt.March 7th, 2011
New Democrat Agriculture Critic, Alex Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior), believes stopping Monsanto from registering its GMO alfalfa, already approved by Canada’s Health and Environment agencies, a top priority.
More to Join 180,000 EU Farmers Rejecting GM FoodMarch 7th, 2011
Greenpeace handed over a 180,000-signature petition calling on the EU executive to stop the authorisation of GM rice made by German pharmaeutical giant Bayer.
Prior Destroy GMO Beets Order Nullified by California CourtMarch 7th, 2011
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has overturned a previous ruling to destroy the genetically modified sugar beets, ruling in favor of Monsanto and the USDA, to the utter disgust of anti-GMO advocates.
Earth is on the Brink of Mass Extinction, Scientists WarnMarch 7th, 2011
In a study published in the March 3 issue of the journal Nature, UC Berkeley’s paleobiologists assess where mammals and other species stand today in terms of possible extinction, compared with the past 540 million years, and they find cause for hope as well as alarm.
Early Humans Liked to Live Near Faults and VolcanoesMarch 7th, 2011
Our earliest ancestors preferred to settle in locations that have something in common with cities such as San Francisco, Naples and Istanbul — they are often on active tectonic faults in areas that have an earthquake risk or volcanoes, or both.
NASA: Aliens Exist, and We Have ProofMarch 7th, 2011
An astrobiologist at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center says he has found conclusive evidence of alien life — in a meteorite (There are only nine such meteorites on planet Earth).
Dual Sunsets in China Stirred Mystery RumorsMarch 7th, 2011
The dual sunset comes just weeks after rumors of a second sun flooded the Net.
Britain’s UFO Files Reveal U.S. and Australian Cover-upMarch 7th, 2011
The previously classified files released for the first time by the National Archives contain more than 8500 pages revealing how UFO sightings and alien abductions have been discussed by the world’s most powerful governments.
Fink: Markets Like Totalitarian GovernmentsMarch 6th, 2011
Wall Street’s shadow king, Blackrock’s Larry Fink who manages over $3 trillion, and is the world’s biggest asset manager said in a TV interview that the “market likes totalitarian governments.”
Soon In Utah, They Pay Taxes with Silver and GoldMarch 6th, 2011
The legislation, which has 12 co-sponsors, would let Utahans pay their taxes with gold and also calls for a committee to study alternative currencies for the state. It would also exempt the sale of gold from the state capital gains tax.
What Could the Second Mysterious Space Plane’s Mission Be?March 6th, 2011
A second mysterious, robotic space plane was launched into orbit by the U.S. Air Force Saturday, after the first craft safely returned to Earth late last year following a secretive months-long mission and speculation about its potential military or intelligence uses.
Mobile Surveillance Vans to Massively Invade Soon!March 6th, 2011
The US Depart of Homeland Security has been working on plans to roll out a new wave of mobile surveillance technologies at places where there huge crowds gather either for entertainment or awaiting transportation.
Consumers Won’t Know About Cloned MeatMarch 6th, 2011
Consumers within the EU will not get any information about cloned animal products like milk and meat, despite a high level of consumer rejection of cloning of animals for food production.
Australian Police Raid Sea Shepherd Ships by Order of Japanese GovtMarch 6th, 2011
The Steve Irwin and the Bob Barker have arrived in Hobart, Tasmania. For the third year in a row, the Australian Federal Police were on the dock waiting to raid the ship at the request of the Japanese government.
Oxfam: Stir Up Food AidMarch 6th, 2011
International agency Oxfam said the Food Aid Convention needs to be brought up to date with modern ways that aid agencies deal with food crises.
Libyan Air Strikes on Protesters Did Not Happen, Says RussiaMarch 3rd, 2011
The Russian military claims that the supposed air strikes launched by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi against protesters last week did not happen, suggesting that the key event seized upon by the global media as a justification for a “humanitarian” military intervention was a contrived hoax.
Poll Result Says 47% of Americans Agree to Government ShutdownMarch 3rd, 2011
In a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday, 46 percent of registered voters surveyed nationally said a shutdown would be a good thing for the country because it would stop the government from racking up more debt.
U.S. Dollar About to be “Dethroned”March 3rd, 2011
The U.S. dollar has been the world’s currency for decades now… so most Americans don’t have a clue about what the repercussions are of losing this status. In fact, the exchange value of the U.S. dollar has fallen about 8% so far this year. And its rate of decline is accelerating.
Was Wisconsin Governor’s Response to Union Battle Overreaching?March 3rd, 2011
Some political experts have said that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, in a battle with public employee unions over the right to collective bargaining, has overreached in his attempts to shore up the state’s budget shortfall.
Assassin Says He Can’t Remember Shooting Robert KennedyMarch 3rd, 2011
More than four decades after Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated, his convicted murderer wants to go free for a crime he says he can’t remember. The defendant’s lawyer is claiming that his client was under mind-control at the time.
The Motive Behind Murder of Pakistan’s Shahbaz BhattiMarch 3rd, 2011
Why kill a man who considered himself – and was indeed considered by the world around him – to be so ineffective that he had not even bothered to seek proper security for himself, despite being constantly threatened by Pakistan’s millions of faceless fanatics?
Italian Town Receives Cancer Risk Compensation from Vatican RadioMarch 3rd, 2011
Italy’s supreme Court has ordered Vatican Radio to compensate a small town near Rome following claims that children there were at a higher risk of cancer because of the broadcaster’s high-powered transmitters.
Group Offers White-Male Only Scholarship, Draws Ire of CommunityMarch 3rd, 2011
Some sectors in the community of Texas State University asked whether the scholarship group’s use of discrimination to promote equality is reasonable.
Study: 90 Percent of Nursing Homes Workers Have Criminal PastMarch 3rd, 2011
More than 90 percent of nursing homes employ one or more people who have been convicted of at least one crime, federal investigators said in a new report.
A Regional Nuclear War Could Spark Global CoolingMarch 3rd, 2011
A nuclear exchange between superpowers was predicted to cause a “nuclear winter.” But even a regional nuclear or small nuclear war could spark “unprecedented” global cooling and reduce rainfall for years, according to U.S. government computer models.
Missing Sunspots Mystery Explained by ResearchersMarch 3rd, 2011
Scientists were baffled when the ever occurring sunspots disappeared for two years. Now they know. An answer is being published in the March 3rd edition of Nature.
The New Silent Epidemic, You May Already Have ItMarch 3rd, 2011
There’s an epidemic sweeping across America. The odds are that there’s 1-in-3, and chances are you’ve already been hit.
Unapproved Cold, Cough Drugs Removed from MarketMarch 3rd, 2011
This time, the FDA probably did good by removing from the market hundreds of unapproved cold, cough, and allergy drugs that were already available and sold for decades. So, what took them so long?
Aerosol Effect from Flushed Toilets Contaminate ToothbrushesMarch 3rd, 2011
It may not be the water droplets from the toilet bowl, but the particles traveling from a flushed toilet will contaminate exposed toothbrushes, by what researches call as the “aerosol effect.”
GM-gene ‘Escape’ Route DiscoveredMarch 3rd, 2011
Since GMOs existed, scientists thought that other are contaminated because of GM-genes that “escape” into the environment. However, this was proven untrue by a recent discovery.
No Rest Yet for the Fight Over Mexican MaizeMarch 3rd, 2011
In spite of some good news for the Mexican agriculture and biodiversity, the consequences of recent frosts in northern states and the aggressive propaganda of the industry is still putting at risk Mexico’s basic grain.
Maine Faces Clear and Impending Danger from Pesticides and GMOsMarch 3rd, 2011
Maine is facing two intertwined issues that are in danger of striking anytime. How the bees are taken care of and how the people would let up from using pesticides and how they grow their alfalfa will hold the answer.
Should We Let the “Free Market” Decide?March 3rd, 2011
A recent poll showed 87 percent of Americans don’t want GMO foods in their plate. Can there be a “free market” when taxpayer subsidies are used to shore up a product which consumers don’t want to buy?
USDA “Silenced” GM Leak, But Was Exposed in Rice TrialMarch 3rd, 2011
The rice trial has exposed the ugly truth about how the USDA “silenced” the issue of GM leak to supposedly “clean” rice shipped to Europe in 2006 and thereafter.
Animal Miscarriages Due to Roundup Ready GMO Crops — StudyMarch 3rd, 2011
While we are still holding our breath because of the ill-effects that Roundup Ready GMO crops bring, here comes along another reason to throw it all to the bin.
S.Africa is Succumbing Deeper in GMO QuagmireMarch 3rd, 2011
South Africa uses food shortage as an excuse to produce more GMO crops on an area that has significantly increased in size since last year’s. This, while neighboring Zimbabwe and Zambia has successfully avoided GMOs.
Call It What It Is: An Enviro-Pig Is A Mouse PigMarch 3rd, 2011
Clearly intended to dis-inform and trick the consumers, franken producers has labeled a genetically engineered mouse-pig as “EnviroPig,” when there is no trace of it being environment friendly.
Stray Dogs Might Not Be Deported After AllMarch 3rd, 2011
Moscow has opted not to round up its estimated 26,000 stray dogs and send them packing to a location far outside of town. Activists see this as a small victory.
Plan to Cull Deer Angers Animal CharityMarch 3rd, 2011
A national animal welfare charity has branded as “absurd and abhorrent” the plan to cull out roe deer cull to protect a tree-planting scheme in Aberdeen.
Warming Arctic and the Big Freeze, What’s the Connection?March 3rd, 2011
The freak big freezes that have paralysed parts of Europe and US has been linked to the breakdown of an Arctic weather system named the “Polar Vortex”.
Study Reveals Who Are Most In Danger from Cellphone RadiationMarch 3rd, 2011
Study reveals that of all people, the children and pregnant women are most susceptible to electromagnetic radiation emitted by cellphones and other devices using wireless technologies.
Organic Food — How Do We Define It?March 2nd, 2011
The recent “surrender” of organic businesses to GMO companies has raised the debate on what foods or product can really be called organic.
No GMO Eggplants, Says Agriculture ChiefMarch 2nd, 2011
The Philippines’ Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala expressed objections to the commercial production of genetically modified eggplants that were being tested in various sites in the country.
Small Farmers Lose Protection Against GMOs from House Bill’s DefeatMarch 2nd, 2011
A bill that would protect small farmers from liability over inadvertent presence of genetically-modified crops failed to pass the House Monday. The bill failed after two votes by the full House.
Roundtable Group Sets Criteria to Ensure Non-GMO ProductsMarch 2nd, 2011
The Roundtable on Responsible Soy (RTRS) group is setting a criteria for their soy products to ensure Non-GMO products only are shipped to Europe. This move by RTRS is seen as a threat by palm oil producers.
Harmless Bacteria Turned Deadly When It “Drank” Scientist’s BloodMarch 2nd, 2011
Post mortem reveals top researcher died from plague due to an unknown iron disorder that turned harmless bacteria into a deadly virus.
Men Dominate Heart Device StudiesMarch 2nd, 2011
Cardiovascular device development remains skewed against women, with too few trials adequately addressing gender despite long-standing requirements by the FDA, researchers found.
Climate Change Accelerates Evolution, But Will Species Keep Up?March 2nd, 2011
Climate change may accelerate evolution in some species – but that doesn’t guarantee that threatened populations will cope in the long run.
Craacking the Mayan Code — What Does It Hold?March 2nd, 2011
German scientist Joachim Rittsteig claims to have cracked the Dresden Codex, and believes 8 tons of gold tablets await discovery.
The Missing Link of Electronics — Our SkinMarch 2nd, 2011
The missing link of electronics, which evaded discovery until 2008, was at our fingertips the whole time. Ordinary human skin behaves like a memristor, a device that “remembers” the last current it experienced and varies its resistance accordingly.
Water Turns to LightMarch 2nd, 2011
Whoever thought that we can one day pour water into a lamp to make it light up? This new technology would certainly help us do away with burning fossil fuels, a step at a time.
Fidget Power Has Potential to Power MachinesMarch 2nd, 2011
Harnessing the power of the fidget, the Rotator device can power handheld devices such as an mp3 player by twirling the electronic gadget on your finger. Imagine what a bigger and modified version can power up.
Retail Stores, Possible Energy HubsMarch 1st, 2011
Retails stores are what people usually run to for groceries and mostly all other things you need–quick. One outlet in UK may revolutionize retail stores someday–by selling electricity.
U.S. Military to Convert Landfill Gas Into ElectricityMarch 1st, 2011
Having had tried its hands into solar power, wind turbines, high efficiency LED lighting, and even geothermal installations, the Department of Defense is now converting landfill gas into electricity.
The Return of Wind-Powered ShipsMarch 1st, 2011
Wind power is about to make a comeback, in the form of rigid “sails” that double as solar panels.
America’s Death Machine & Social Media Mind ControlMarch 1st, 2011
The Pentagon is using social media to attack those who support peace and democracy and promote its fascist culture.
CIA’s Killing Spree in PakistanMarch 1st, 2011
When CIA terrorist Raymond Davis gunned down two Pakistani civilians in broad daylight on a crowded street in Lahore, he probably never imagined that the entire Washington establishment would spring to his defense.
Obama Murders 9 More Afghan KidsMarch 1st, 2011
Another 9 children have been killed in Obama’s war of terror on the people of Afghanistan. Most of the thousands of Afghans killed have been civilians and many have been children.
To Build America Again, We First Must End the EmpireMarch 1st, 2011
It is very unlikely that the United States will cut the military budget or end our wars in Central Asia until the concept of maintaining world influence by militarily presence is discredited and abandoned.
Court to Decide Whether Feeding the Homeless Is Legal or NotMarch 1st, 2011
Lawyers will debate before a panel of judges in Atlanta on Tuesday whether sharing food with the needy is a constitutional right or not, in a possible culmination of a years-long battle over Orlando’s handling of the homeless.
Jury: Environmental Activist Tim DeChristopher, Hero or Criminal?March 1st, 2011
The much belated and bemoaned trial of the modern-day darling of civil disobedience begins, and as much as Tim DeChristopher has told his story to the throngs, now it’s time to tell it to a jury.
Progressive Activism Earned Another Enemy – Public UniversitiesMarch 1st, 2011
As Republican attacks on public employees garner headlines, public universities are also driving to stamp out progressive activism.
Spreading Activism for ChangeMarch 1st, 2011
Egyptians want it. So do Palestinians, Arabs throughout the region, protesting East and West Europeans, others across the world, and growing numbers in America – yes, even in America, especially in Wisconsin.
CUNA to Beef Up Political and Lobbying EffortsMarch 1st, 2011
Complaining that “for too long others have defined what credit unions can be and should be,” CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney lamented, but vowing at the same time to step up political activism.
Happy Children Are Most Likely to Become Happy AdultsMarch 1st, 2011
For the first time, researchers from the University of Cambridge and the MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing have analysed the link between a positive adolescence and well-being in midlife.
Achieving Healthy Eating Habits Need Planning and ImagingMarch 1st, 2011
If you want to improve the way you eat, the best way to do so is to both make an action plan and visualize yourself carrying it out, according to McGill researchers.
Modern Back Pain Turn to Ancient Bones for CureMarch 1st, 2011
The bones of people who died up to a hundred years ago are being used in the development of new treatments for chronic back pain. It is the first time old bones have been used in this way.
Humans Are Smellier Than AnimalsMarch 1st, 2011
Humans turn out to be particularly smelly because odors are released from nearly every part of the body while other species living on us are simultaneously emitting odors too.
Be Careful of What You’re Looking At, Wolves Follow Your GazeMarch 1st, 2011
Wolves raised with humans pay close attention to our actions and even follow our eye gaze, say two researchers. They even pass a gazing test that dogs fail.
Turning Forest Biomass Into FuelMarch 1st, 2011
Forest biomass could replace as much as one quarter of the liquid fossil fuel now being used for industrial and commercial heating in the Northeastern United States.
Breweries, Making Beer and Fuel at the Same TimeMarch 1st, 2011
Gaining new insight into how efficiently the microbes in large bio-reactors produce methane from brewery waste, Cornell scientists hope to use their new knowledge to shape these microbial communities to produce liquid biofuels.
Sun Power… On WaterMarch 1st, 2011
Driven by space constraints, the solar industry is now considering to put solar panels above bodies of water. Yes, a floating solar farm. Why not?
Green Tech Will Soon Cause Coal to Become ObsoleteMarch 1st, 2011
Green tech has made some stunning advances in the past few years, so it’s not impossible would cease to be the staple on American power grids.
Fresh Air + Sunshine = New FuelMarch 1st, 2011
OK, it takes more than fresh air and sunshine to make usable, sustainable bio-fuels. But thanks to the work of Massachusetts-based Joule Unlimited, it doesn’t take much more!
Dirty Air Deadlier than CocaineMarch 1st, 2011
Air pollution triggers more heart attacks than using cocaine and poses as high a risk of sparking a heart attack as alcohol, coffee and physical exertion, scientists said.
Sugary Soft Drink Raises Risk of High Blood PressureMarch 1st, 2011
Drinking too many sugary beverages appears to raise the risk of high blood pressure, experts are warning.
Warning: Kissing Your Dog May Be Dangerous to Your HealthMarch 1st, 2011
This may surely break the hearts of dog lovers and owners. But this is a very good reason for them to avoid kissing their pets. As the worn out, yet still wise, saying goes: it is better to be safe than sorry.
Nose Spray that Protects from Alzheimer’s and StrokeMarch 1st, 2011
Researchers developed a vaccine that promises to protect against both Alzheimer’s and stroke. The vaccine is delivered via a nasal spray.
Reduce Cancer Risk with Higher Vitamin D IntakeMarch 1st, 2011
Markedly higher intake of vitamin D is needed to reach blood levels that can prevent or markedly cut the incidence of breast cancer and several other major diseases than had been originally thought.
Ice Age Peoples’ Remains Found in Alaska Burial SiteMarch 1st, 2011
A newly excavated archaeological site in Alaska contains the cremated remains of one of the earliest inhabitants of North America.
Have Technological Advances Stopped Us From Evolving?March 1st, 2011
Did we pull ourselves out from the natural selection and progression of species, when we decided to use tools and technology?