Archive for August, 2012 : Could Sunlight-Reflecting Clouds Stop Hurricanes?August 31st, 2012
Their idea involves spraying tiny droplets of seawater into the air to “brighten” the clouds and make them more reflective.
Soil Microbes Harbor Nasty Antibiotic Resistance GenesAugust 31st, 2012
It is highly unlikely these genes evolved independently in the soil microbes and the disease-causing ones.
Amazon Fungi Help Create Clouds & RainAugust 31st, 2012
In the Amazon rain forest, salty particles from spore-launching fungi help make clouds and rain, according to new research.
A New Way to Track the World’s WhalesAugust 31st, 2012
Researchers in Denmark say they’ve devised a new method to track the world’s ocean-dwellers using DNA tests on seawater samples.
Surreal Photo Shows ‘Belt of Venus’ In Our Pink SkyAugust 31st, 2012
The Belt of Venus is the pinkish streak caused by the atmosphere reflecting light from the setting or rising sun — giving the reddish hue.
A Planet-Destroying SuperweaponAugust 31st, 2012
There’s more than one way to knock out a planet, at least theoretically; antimatter or black hole “bombs” could certainly wreck some havoc.
Black Hole ‘Bonanza’: Millions Found by NASA Space TelescopeAugust 31st, 2012
The cosmic find comes from data collected by NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey (WISE) telescope, which scanned the entire sky in infrared light from December 2009 to February 2011.
The Origins Of Google EarthAugust 31st, 2012
Digital maps on smartphones are brilliantly useful tools, but what sort of information do they gather about us – and how do they shape the way we look at the world?
Hurricane Isaac May Stir Up Oil From BP SpillAugust 31st, 2012
Isaac’s high winds and rains, they speculate, could also stir up remnant crude oil from the BP’s Deepwater Horizon spill.
Genius Female Chimpanzee Found to be Smarter than U.S. High School StudentsAugust 31st, 2012
Natasha repeatedly demonstrates skills and reasoning that escape modern-day high school students.
New ‘Heartland’ Virus Discovered in Sick Missouri FarmersAugust 30th, 2012
Two men in Missouri who became severely ill after sustaining tick bites were found to be infected with a new type of virus, according to a study from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Supersonic Flying Wing Nabs $100,000 from NASAAugust 30th, 2012
An aircraft that resembles a four-point ninja star could go into supersonic mode by simply turning 90 degrees in midair.
‘Mysterious’ Baltic Sea Object Is a Glacial DepositAugust 30th, 2012
A feature on the floor of the Baltic Sea that was discovered last summer by Swedish treasure hunters is making headlines once again.
Satellite Captures Breathtaking Photo of Hurricane IssacAugust 30th, 2012
The image was produced by the Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) “day-night band,” which is able to snap images in extreme low light situations.
Newly Discovered Dust-Obscured Galaxies May Be Missing LinkAugust 30th, 2012
Scientists on Wednesday unveiled a new species in the cosmic zoo, a super-heated, dust-shrouded object called a “hot DOG,” which may represent a missing link in galaxy evolution.
Oil Spill Fouls Curacao Shore, Threatens FlamingosAugust 30th, 2012
An extensive fuel spill has fouled a stretch of shoreline and oiled pink flamingos and other wildlife in a nature preserve in Curacao, conservationists and residents of the tiny Dutch Caribbean island.
Brazil Orders Nestle To Label GM ProductsAugust 30th, 2012
The move overturned a joint initiative by food industry trade body ABIA and the Brazilian government to battle current GM labelling rules.
Software Which Controls Power Plants Vulnerable to HackersAugust 30th, 2012
Fatal security flaw discovered in software that controls U.S. power plants.
Why the Arctic Is Becoming a ‘Giant Slushie’August 29th, 2012
Long-term thinning of Arctic sea ice combined with an intense, windy storm over the Arctic in early August contributed to a new record low for sea-ice extent.
How Pandas Pick the Perfect Spot to PeeAugust 29th, 2012
Researchers say bark roughness helps the pandas’ scent carry, while a large width makes for an easier target to aim at, especially for male pandas spraying urine in a handstand.
Tourists Disturb Dolphins’ SleepAugust 29th, 2012
Spinner dolphins, famous for their aerial acrobatics, spend their days sleeping in shallow, protected bays and their nights feeding in more open waters.
Pigeons Vanish in ‘Birdmuda Triangle’August 29th, 2012
Hundreds of racing pigeons have been disappearing over a sleepy pocket of North East England, earning the region a reputation as the “Birdmuda Triangle.”
Birdsong Not Music, After AllAugust 29th, 2012
In the Hans Christian Andersen tale “The Nightingale,” a songbird melts an emperor’s heart with its singing, but flies away when the ruler forces it to sing duets with a jeweled, mechanical bird that warbles only waltzes.
What Struck Earth in 775?August 29th, 2012
Scientists have been able to narrow down the date of impact to within just 1 year.
New Computer Memory Material Goes Easy on the JuiceAugust 29th, 2012
That relatively permanent orientation makes ferroelectrics enticing materials for nonvolatile memories.
Arctic Cap On Course For Record MeltAugust 28th, 2012
The Arctic ice cap is melting at a startlingly rapid rate and may shrink to its smallest-ever level within weeks as the planet’s temperatures rise.
Body and Vehicle Scanners Spreading and Using Higher Doses of RadiationAugust 28th, 2012
Law enforcement agencies are continuing to expand their use of x-ray scanners, including machines that expose people to as much as 50 times more radiation.
The Dangers Of Dairy ExplainedAugust 28th, 2012
Today’s milk contains roughly 60 hormones, a number of allergens, fat, cholesterol and has a possible link to turning on and off cancer genes.
Get More Sleep And Significantly Lower Your Risk Of Stroke And Heart DiseaseAugust 28th, 2012
Insufficient sleep patterns or excess sleep is now seen as a modifiable risk pattern exerting as much influence on disease outcome as diet, physical activity or smoking a pack of cigarettes per day.
Bentonite Clay To Remove Toxic Heavy Metals, Clear Diaper Rashes, Stop Stinky Feet And MoreAugust 28th, 2012
The clay binds with these toxins and then makes an exit via the colon and the kidneys.
Bacteria Found In Public Water Comes From The Treatment Filters, Not From The Water SourceAugust 28th, 2012
Researchers hope their findings lead to more sustainable water treatment processes that utilize fewer chemicals and result in tap water containing lower levels of byproducts that pose public health risks.
Ancient ‘Fort’ May Have Been Peruvian Version of StonehengeAugust 28th, 2012
Their main evidence was that the towers line up with the sunrise on important dates such as summer and winter solstice.
Gilbert Plant Not Fluoridating Water; 2 Town Official Put On LeaveAugust 28th, 2012
Gilbert officials were recently informed that the fluoridation process has not been happening at the North Water Treatment Plant for at least the past 13 months.
Lilian’s September NewsletterAugust 28th, 2012
We Define The System, The System Does Not Define Us!August 28th, 2012
Cynthia McKinney is an American politician who was the first African American woman to represent Georgia in the United States House of Representatives as a member of the Democratic Party.
Former Congresswoman Claims US Lawmakers Forced To Pledge Support to IsraelAugust 28th, 2012
McKinney sat down with Press TV to discuss the relationship between the US and Iran as well as the inner workings of the US Congress.
DARPA’s Robot WormAugust 28th, 2012
Its design enables it to travel silently and to withstand physical trauma undamaged.
Monsanto Shells Out $4.2 Million to Sabotage California GMO Labeling InitiativeAugust 27th, 2012
New campaign finance reports reveal that Monsanto Co. just contributed $4.2 million to defeat Proposition 37, which would require labeling of genetically engineered food.
Canada Couple Wins Right To Grow Vegetables On Front LawnAugust 27th, 2012
The city of Drummondville Quebec has ruled in favor of a couples right to grow their own vegetables on their front lawn.
UFO Spotted Over Crop Circle In England?August 27th, 2012
Could it be? A group visiting one of Avebury, England’s mysterious crop circles caught footage of a bright, flashing orb in the daytime sky.
Food Shortages May Force World Population To Go VegetarianAugust 27th, 2012
Water scarcity’s effect on food production means radical steps will be needed to feed population expected to reach 9bn by 2050
In The Belly Of The Beast Called FukushimaAugust 24th, 2012
Veteran Investigator and former Japan Times Editor Yoichi Shimatsu braves high radiation levels in the exclusion zone and defies Japanese government thugs to deliver this report from ground-zero at Fukushima.
US Court Orders CIA To Reveal Documents On Pablo EscobarAugust 24th, 2012
A US court has ordered the CIA to make public documents concerning links between the anti-Escobar vigilante group Los PEPES and the US government.
Lawyer Claims CIA Meddling In Agent’s Colorado Assault CaseAugust 24th, 2012
It was a fight involving two men and a parking space in Highlands Ranch, and now there are claims the CIA wants to end the case before it gets to the courtroom.
Do Antibiotics Make Us Fat?August 24th, 2012
The researchers believe the drugs change the composition of the bacterial population in the gut in a crucial developmental stage that may have a long-lasting impact.
Gently Detox With 4 SuperfoodsAugust 23rd, 2012
Using gentle detoxing products requires that you repeat treatments over a period of time until all symptoms have cleared.
Eliminate And Avoid Mosquitoes NaturallyAugust 23rd, 2012
Mosquitoes are attracted to standing water, where they breed – thus the best way to avoid attracting them is to reduce the amount of standing water on your property.
Antarctica Warmth ‘Unusual, But Not Unique’August 23rd, 2012
The recent Antarctic Peninsula temperature rise and associated ice loss is unusual but not unprecedented, according to research.
Bugs Sunbathe To ‘Stay Healthy’August 23rd, 2012
Bugs that sunbathe do so to stay healthy and fight off germs, according to scientists.
Heat-Proof Makeup Protects Soldiers from BombsAugust 23rd, 2012
A new type of camouflage makeup promises not only to hide troops from the enemy, but also to protect soldiers’ skin from the blazing heat of an explosion.
Tiny Factory Could Make Solar Panels AnywhereAugust 23rd, 2012
Today’s small solar panels cost about twice as much as big solar panels and typically fail within two to five years.
Water Powered CarsAugust 23rd, 2012
The new materials are aimed at replacing current state-of-the-art membranes, with cost, durability and efficiency improvements that would allow their use in energy and fueling markets.
Cold War Spy Tunnel Under Berlin Found After 56 YearsAugust 23rd, 2012
The tunnel operated for 11 months and 11 days, intercepting some of the Red Army’s most secret communications, including those between Moscow and the military headquarters in East Berlin.
Earth May Be Devoured By Ageing Sun 5 Billion Years From NowAugust 22nd, 2012
The finding is based on the discovery of the first evidence of a planet’s destruction by its ageing star.
Oceans Could Be The Future Of Nuclear PowerAugust 22nd, 2012
The standard extraction technique, developed in Japan, uses mats of braided plastic fibres embedded with compounds that capture uranium atoms.
Male Mice Exposed to Chronic Social Stress Have Anxious Female OffspringAugust 22nd, 2012
Research suggests that a woman’s risk of anxiety and dysfunctional social behavior may depend on the experiences of her parents, particularly fathers, when they were young.
Close to Shore, Humpbacks Are Far From SafeAugust 22nd, 2012
When the whale known as Touché is hungry for a school of fatty fish, he circles below them, fashioning a net of air by streaming bubbles from his blowhole.
Walmart To Start Selling Unlabeled Insecticide-Laced GMO Corn From MonsantoAugust 22nd, 2012
Millions of Americans shop at Walmart, but that doesn’t mean that they all know what they’re getting as they check out in shopping centers across the country.
Excellent Nutrition On A Budget – Boost Your Health, Eat Organic While Saving MoneyAugust 22nd, 2012
Organic varieties of certain foods are even becoming the standard at some grocery stores, as many growers and producers are switching to organic just to keep up with demand.
Mediterranean Diet With Extra Virgin Olive Oil Prevents Bone Loss And Lowers Cardiovascular RiskAugust 22nd, 2012
Mediterranean-style foods are packed with antioxidants that aid cellular function and polyphenol-rich olive oil, shown to lower systemic inflammation and risk from many chronic diseases.
Monsanto Shells Out $4.2 Million To Sabotage California GMO Labeling InitiativeAugust 22nd, 2012
California has the unique opportunity to be the first state in the union to require that genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) be properly identified and labeled on most food items.
Montreal First Peoples’ Festival Brings Aboriginals and Non-Natives TogetherAugust 22nd, 2012
The celebration, which emphasizes French over English in addition to aboriginal languages, has become a go-to spot for hundreds from all facets of life in this French-speaking.
DNA Tests Tell Trees From The Wood; Curb Illegal LoggingAugust 22nd, 2012
They take wood samples into their lab and put them through DNA tests that can pinpoint the species and origin of a piece of timber.
NASA Finds Spiny Dinosaur Prints in Own BackyardAugust 21st, 2012
NASA officials aren’t disclosing the precise location of the print, fearing that someone might damage or try to remove the fossilized track.
GMOs: Exemplifying ‘If It’s Not Broken, Don’t Fix It’August 21st, 2012
Labeling GMO foods as GMO is a self-protective right and obligation that we must have, for the protection of ourselves, our children, and our grandchildren.
The Only Way To Completely Heal Breast CancerAugust 21st, 2012
Breast cancer should not be something to fear but rather a call to go deeper in this journey called life.
Spinach Influences Gene Expression To Cut Colon Cancer Risk In HalfAugust 21st, 2012
Research demonstrates how spinach consumption neutralizes carcinogens in cooked foods to alter cancer stem cells and slash colon cancer risk.
Facebook, The CIA, DARPA, And The Tanking IPOAugust 21st, 2012
The media take this approach to every stock and every company, to avoid letting the public know how massive manipulation actually runs these trading markets.
Cocoa Consumption Shown To Reduce Blood PressureAugust 21st, 2012
Researchers have discovered that consuming dark chocolate or cocoa daily – both of which are rich in plant compounds known as flavanols – could lead to a slight dip in your blood pressure for a short while.
Inventor Suffocated To Death By Helmet For Remotely Controlling DevicesAugust 21st, 2012
The man was an amateur inventor and was found wearing a home-made helmet, which he was attempting to use to control devices in his home.
Dangerous Experiment in Fetal EngineeringAugust 21st, 2012
Risky prenatal use of steroid to try to prevent intersex, tomboys and lesbians.
Mutant Butterflies Linked to Japan’s Nuclear DisasterAugust 20th, 2012
One legacy of the Fukushima nuclear disaster last year has already become apparent through a study of butterflies in Japan: Their rate of genetic mutations and deformities has increased with succeeding generations.
Researchers May Have Found Amelia Earhart’s Plane DebrisAugust 20th, 2012
Researchers on an expedition to the South Pacific to discover the fate of Amelia Earhart and her navigator say they have spotted a field of manmade debris in an underwater video taken in waters off the Republic of Kiribati.
Canada and Australia Dominate Most ‘Livable’ Cities RankingAugust 20th, 2012
The survey provides a look into the best and worst living conditions of cities around the world.
Medical Patients who Follow Strict GMO-Free Diets Experience Dramatic Health RecoveryAugust 20th, 2012
In their quest to achieve better health, many patients with chronic illness are finding that GMOs are one of the primary culprits responsible for exasperating and even causing their persistent conditions.
Montreal First Peoples’ Festival Brings Aboriginals and Non-Natives TogetherAugust 20th, 2012
Once again, Quebec’s summer-festival capital of Montreal was suffused with the colorful sights and rhythmic sounds of aboriginal culture during the first week in August.
Endless Knot Crop Circle Pattern Appears OvernightAugust 20th, 2012
That must have taken forever! Intricate crop circles of Buddhist symbol for infinite time and wisdom appears in crop field.
Risky Prenatal Use of Steroid to Try to Prevent Intersex, Tomboys and LesbiansAugust 20th, 2012
In short, U.S. doctors have injected at least a thousand pregnant women with hazardous, non-FDA-approved synthetic steroids (without warning them of the risks) in fetuses that may be genetically prone to those traits.
Google Shopping Blocks All Vitamins And Natural ProductsAugust 20th, 2012
Google holds a significant monopoly on the product search and comparison market.
Low Vitamin D Raises Risk Of Mortality By 30 Percent In The ElderlyAugust 20th, 2012
A research team from Oregon State University has found that among older adults, especially those who are frail, low levels of vitamin D can lead to a much greater risk of death.
Lessons From Fukushima – How To Deal With Radioactive FalloutAugust 20th, 2012
Exposure to radiation causes a cascade of free radicals that wreak havoc in the body and decimates the body’s supply of glutathione.
Melt Away Health Harming Belly Fat With A Nutrient-Rich DietAugust 20th, 2012
Certain foods have been found to specifically target abdominal fat, by integrating these foods into a balanced diet, a leaner and more healthful body is possible.
FDA Caught Running ‘Paranoid, Retaliatory’ Institutionalized Spying RingAugust 20th, 2012
FDA’s upper ranks are actively suppressing the truth about the dangers of many drugs and medical devices by intimidating their own employees.
CO2 Emissions In US Drop To 20-Year LowAugust 20th, 2012
Cheap and plentiful natural gas has led many power plant operators to switch from dirtier-burning coal.
Good Year For Farmers Making Solar PowerAugust 20th, 2012
Renfrew County farmer Michael Donohue expects about half of his usual corn crop this year.
Vancouver Powers Up With More Electric Cars For Its FleetAugust 20th, 2012
Vancouver has added 13 new electric cars to its existing fleet of three, and is now boasting it has the greenest municipal fleet in Canada.
Endless Knot Crop Circle Pattern Appears OvernightAugust 20th, 2012
The mysterious pattern resembles the ancient Tibetan Buddhist symbol of an ‘endless knot’.
Scientists Convert a 53,000-Word Book Into DNAAugust 20th, 2012
The achievement could eventually lead to the mass adoption of DNA as a long-term storage medium.
How Your Food Choices Can Save The PlanetAugust 20th, 2012
What’s good for the environment is also good for our health, too.
Philadelphia Woman Faces $600-a-Day Fine for Feeding Needy ChildrenAugust 18th, 2012
A Pennsylvania woman who offers free lunch every day to low-income children in her neighborhood faces a $600-a-day fine next summer if she continues because she did not clear the food giveaway with township officials.
Utah Wants All Gardens Registered to Keep Track of Food ResourcesAugust 18th, 2012
The State of Utah wants all Utahns with gardens to register their garden with the state.
Men in Maritime Disasters Save Themselves FirstAugust 18th, 2012
“women and children first” is a myth.
Natural Brands Betray Consumers Over GMO LabelingAugust 18th, 2012
It’s time to defeat evil in the food industry and stop the vicious betrayal of consumers by so-called “natural” brands.
Dental X-Rays Linked to Common Brain TumorAugust 18th, 2012
A new study suggests people who had certain kinds of dental X-rays in the past may be at an increased risk for meningioma, the most commonly diagnosed brain tumor in the U.S.
Boy Or Girl? Mothers Can Control OutcomeAugust 17th, 2012
Speculated that the overall body condition and health of the mother affected the outcome of her child’s sex.
Visiting Your Local Farmer’s MarketAugust 17th, 2012
Knowing where your food comes from is as important as the types of food you are eating.
Organ Trafficking on the Rise in the United StatesAugust 17th, 2012
The demand for donated organs in wealthy nations is rising much faster than the supply of organs donated through traditional means can meet, leading to a small but growing number of people living in poverty who sell their vital organs on the black market.
Pan-Fried Red Meat Ups Prostate Cancer RiskAugust 17th, 2012
Carcinogens that accumulate in meats cooked at high temperatures as potential PCA risk factors, and may support a role for heterocyclic amines in PCA etiology.
Scientific Studies on the Harmful Effects of Electromagnetic RadiationAugust 16th, 2012
Man-made electromagnetic radiation (EMR) is the only hazard that reaches every square centimeter of Earth’s surface at every moment.
Health Consequences of the Fukushima DisasterAugust 16th, 2012
The results of two studies in the on the psychological status of workers at the Fukushima nuclear plants several months after the earthquake and tsunami, and the amount of internal radiation exposure among residents of a city north of the power plant that experienced a meltdown.
Cancer Patients with High Vitamin D Levels Live LongerAugust 16th, 2012
The risk of dying from cancer is more than 2.5 times higher in patients with low vitamin D levels compared to patients who have high levels of the same vitamin.
Britain Warns Ecuador It Could Enter Embassy to Get AssangeAugust 16th, 2012
Britain on Wednesday warned Ecuador that it could raid its London embassy if Quito does not hand over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been taking refuge at the mission since mid-June.
“Super volcano”, Global Danger, Lurks near PompeiiAugust 16th, 2012
Across the bay of Naples from Pompeii, where thousands were incinerated by Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, lies a hidden “super volcano” that could kill millions in a catastrophe many times worse, scientists say.
Nazca Lines May Be Erased By Pigs, SquattersAugust 16th, 2012
Squatters have started raising pigs on the site of Peru’s Nazca lines – the giant designs best seen from an airplane that were mysteriously etched into the desert more than 1,500 years ago.
Facebook Spies On Chats For Suspicious BehaviorAugust 16th, 2012
Citing the need to watch for potential sex offenders, Facebook is using software that tracks private conversations for suspicious behavior and keywords before alerting Facebook employees who then decide whether to pass the information on to police.
Easy Tips For Growing Superfoods In Your Home GardenAugust 16th, 2012
The superfood designation has been applied mostly to exotic food sources that contain very little bulk, few calories, but are high in nutritional value.
Overloaded US Power Grid Stretched To CapacityAugust 16th, 2012
Experts note that the U.S. really doesn’t yet face the kind of issues with its electrical infrastructure that left about 670 million Indians without power in what became the largest outage in history.
Ships Drown Out Right Whales’ SongsAugust 16th, 2012
Researchers monitored noise levels around the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in Massachusetts Bay from 2007 to 2010.
Mysterious Geoglyphs in PeruAugust 16th, 2012
Ancient Nazca culture was prehistoric, which means they left no written records.
Melting of Greenland Ice Sheet Breaks 30-Year RecordAugust 16th, 2012
The Greenland ice sheet shattered a seasonal record, with more cumulative melting since record-keeping began more than three decades ago, new research finds.
Dallas In State Of Emergency After West Nile VirusAugust 16th, 2012
The city of Dallas in the US state of Texas has declared a state of emergency as it struggles to contain an outbreak of mosquito-borne West Nile virus.
Finding Love Without Meat Or DairyAugust 16th, 2012
Looking for a vegan mate, however, is like looking for a needle in a haystack.
How Advertisers Manipulate Us Through Scent And SoundAugust 16th, 2012
If you’ve witnessed the fetishization of “new Apple smell”, this makes perfect sense.
Easy Tips for Growing Superfoods in your Home GardenAugust 15th, 2012
The superfood designation has been applied mostly to exotic food sources that contain very little bulk, few calories, but are high in nutritional value. Many of them, for example, chlorella or spirulina, are beyond home gardening capacity.
Remains of Hundreds of Ancient Warriors Found in BogAugust 15th, 2012
For almost two months so far, excavators in Denmark have been uncovering the remains of hundreds of warriors who died violently about 2,000 years ago.
Chemical Widely Used In Antibacterial Hand Soap Damages Heart, Skeleton, Muscle FunctionAugust 15th, 2012
Consider avoiding the plethora of mainstream cleaning and personal hygiene products containing triclosan if you value your body’s ability to function properly.
Officials Claim Ecuador Will Grant Julian Assange AsylumAugust 15th, 2012
Ecuador’s president Rafael Correa has agreed to give the WikiLeaks founder asylum, according to an official in Quito.
Two Previously Unknown Sets Of Heavily Worn Down Pyramids Discovered In Egypt By Google EarthAugust 15th, 2012
Archeology researcher Angela Micol has pinpointed two areas along the Nile basin, 90 miles apart, both containing unusual shaped mounds.
Radiation From Fukushima Power Plant Meltdown ‘Triggers Genetic Mutations In Butterflies’August 15th, 2012
Scientists found unusually small wings and mutations in the legs and antennae of insects collected in May last year, two months after the earthquake and subsequent tsunami struck.
NASA Scientists Test 4,500mph Hypersonic JetAugust 15th, 2012
Scramjets are ‘airbreathing’ aircraft because rather than carrying both fuel and the oxygen needed to provide acceleration, they carry only hydrogen fuel and ‘pull’ the oxygen needed to burn it from the atmosphere.
Holy Herpetology! Burmese Python Found With Record 87 EggsAugust 15th, 2012
Scientists say the finding highlights how dangerously comfortable the invasive species has become in its new home.
US Wind Power Market Riding a Wave That Is Likely to Crest in 2012August 14th, 2012
Facing looming policy uncertainty beyond 2012, the U.S. remained one of the fastest-growing wind power markets in the world in 2011 — second only to China.
New System Could Predict Solar Flares, Give Advance WarningAugust 14th, 2012
Researchers may have discovered a new method to predict solar flares more than a day before they occur, providing advance warning to help protect satellites, power grids and astronauts from potentially dangerous radiation.
Researchers Simulate Volcanic EruptionsAugust 14th, 2012
Large-Scale Experiment to Shed Light On Powerful Natural Disaster.
The Facebook Camera That Can Recognise You Every Time You Walk Into A ShopAugust 14th, 2012
Called Facedeals, the camera uses photos uploaded to Facebook to recognise people as they walk in.
JFK’s $100 mln Security System Breached By A Jet-SkierAugust 14th, 2012
Wearing a bright yellow life jacket, the man penetrated John F. Kennedy airport, bypassing the $100 million security system.
Severed Hands Discovered in Ancient Egypt PalaceAugust 14th, 2012
The archaeologists have unearthed the skeletons of 16 human hands buried in four pits.
‘Fukushima Reactors Not Stable’ – Plant Ex-BossAugust 14th, 2012
The Fukushima plant is currently in cold shutdown, with no nuclear reactions happening inside the reactors.
12 States Now Have High Obesity; Mississippi No. 1August 14th, 2012
A new government survey shows 12 states now have very high obesity rates.
Google’s Controversial Plan To Fight Piracy — Except On YouTubeAugust 14th, 2012
The tech giant wants to curb the sharing of illegal content online by burying infringing sites in its search rankings, but leaving piracy-riddled YouTube alone.
What Internet Habits Say about Mental HealthAugust 14th, 2012
Clearly the content of your internet usage can suggest certain psychological characteristics.
Humans Set To Trash Most Elements on the Periodic TableAugust 14th, 2012
The majority of elements on the periodic table and we use almost every element on the periodic table for something or other are also nearly completely unrecycled.
Cruise Sets Sail to Count Fish Off AlaskaAugust 14th, 2012
A group of researchers has embarked on the first comprehensive study of marine life in the eastern Chukchi Sea near Alaska.
University of Arizona Creating Cheaper Solar PowerAugust 14th, 2012
With $1.5 million from the Department of Energy, UA researchers are continuing to improve groundbreaking technology to produce solar electricity at a price competitive with non-renewable energy sources.
The Science and Politics of Mind-Altering DrugsAugust 14th, 2012
In the interview the discussion ranges from how psychedelic affect the brain to the scientific basis (or lack thereof) of drug policy.
Ultra-Rare Quasicrystals Came To Earth From SpaceAugust 14th, 2012
Evidence is mounting that the only known natural form of a bizarre type of crystal known as a quasicrystal originated in space.
Seek Alternative to Nuclear Power PlantsAugust 14th, 2012
The activist urged other nations that had nuclear plants to emulate Germany that had commenced phasing out the facilities and had since closed seven stations while the remaining would be phased out by 2022.
Appalachian Trail Still Evolving After 75 YearsAugust 14th, 2012
Like the people who hike it, the Appalachian Trail is always moving.
There Were TWO UFO Crashes At RoswellAugust 14th, 2012
Sixty-five years after a UFO allegedly crashed in Roswell, New Mexico, a retired Air Force official has spoken out to say that not only did the shocking incident really happen – but it happened twice.
Bilderberger’s Connected to Underground Alien FacilitiesAugust 14th, 2012
Genetic experimentation exists in the lower levels according to eyewitnesses and leaked photos.
Livestock Mutilations Shake Up Gunnison Ranching CommunityAugust 14th, 2012
Recent livestock mutilations have Gunnison area ranchers shaken and on the alert for more strange attacks on cattle and horses.
Junk Food Laws May Help Curb Kids’ ObesityAugust 13th, 2012
U.S. laws strictly curbing school sales of junk food and sweetened drinks may play a role in slowing childhood obesity.
Amnesty International: An Instrument of War Propaganda?August 13th, 2012
Amnesty International has released satellite pictures of “craters” in Syria, citing : “an increased use of heavy weaponry, including near residential areas”.
Twin Ancient Cultures On Opposite Sides Of The PacificAugust 13th, 2012
Mayans and Balinese seem to have been twin civilizations—as if children of the same parent.
Test Flight Over Peru Ruins Could Revolutionize Archaeological MappingAugust 13th, 2012
Archaeological sites that currently take years to map will be completed in minutes if tests underway in Peru of a new system being developed at Vanderbilt University go well.
UFO Spotted Over Antarctica?August 13th, 2012
A video taken of the Antarctic research station Neumayer-Station III appears to show what some are calling a UFO over the South Pole.
Your Tax Dollars at Work – Killer Robot WormsAugust 10th, 2012
New from DARPA – Terminator Worms crawling near you.
Fascist Goons are Tracking Your Every MoveAugust 10th, 2012
They really are watching and recording your every move. Everything you do and think can and will be used against you.
Spectacular Perseid Meteor Shower This WeekendAugust 10th, 2012
Expect to see up to 100 meteors per hour during this year’s Perseid meteor shower.
Court Gives Government The Go-Ahead For Warrantless WiretapsAugust 9th, 2012
Wireless wiretapping lawsuits in a decision that the plaintiff’s attorney says releases Washington and the White House from ever being held accountable for spying on citizens.
Creating A Habitable Island Made Of Garbage In The Pacific OceanAugust 9th, 2012
By doing so it hope to provide a solution to one of the world’s major environmental problems – the North Pacific Garbage Patch.
Pfizer Pays $60m To US Government To Settle ChargesAugust 9th, 2012
Drug firm Pfizer has paid the US government $60m (£38m) to settle charges alleging it paid millions of dollars in bribes to build its business in Europe and China.
Disturbing Ritual Livestock Mutilations Strike Colorado RanchesAugust 9th, 2012
Recent livestock mutilations have Gunnison area ranchers shaken and on the alert for more strange attacks on cattle and horses.
Our Smartphones Are Poised To Predict Our Every MoveAugust 9th, 2012
A team of British researchers has developed an algorithm that uses tracking data on people’s phones to predict where they’ll be in 24 hours.
MUFON Director Defends Actions, Denies ExaggerationsAugust 9th, 2012
‘The Captain’ MacDonald defended the manner the information presented at the recent annual symposium was touted as “major” and “blockbuster,” stating that importance is in the eye of the beholder.
Fukushima’s TEPCO Nationalized By Japanese GovernmentAugust 9th, 2012
The funding, along with the shareholder vote, gave the government a 50.11 percent share in the beleaguered power company.
Are Onions Healthier Than Many Superfruits?August 9th, 2012
Organisms in the onion are thought to encourage healthy bacteria growth in the gut while inhibiting the growth of destructive bacteria.
Wind Energy Project Blowing Into Nova ScotiaAugust 9th, 2012
Nova Scotia’s decision to burn less fossil fuels is blowing new wind developments into the province.
B.C. Consumers Willing To Pay More For Local FoodAugust 9th, 2012
Supporting Canadian producers was the most common reason (28 per cent) for the willingness to pay more.
Study Finds More of Earth Is Hotter and Says Global Warming Is at WorkAugust 8th, 2012
Climate-change skeptics routinely accuse Dr. Hansen of manipulating the temperature record to make global warming seem more serious.
Romney’s Bain Woes Boil Down To A Paper Trail That Doesn’t Add UpAugust 8th, 2012
Official Records Show Presidential Candidate’s Federal Filings Contradict Filings Made With the State of Massachusetts.
Emails Give Glimpse Into Deals That Fueled Financial MeltdownAugust 8th, 2012
Collected emails from bankers and a Magnetar executive involved in some of the deals appear to shed new light on how they did it.
Chemical Warfare: Agent Orange in VietnamAugust 8th, 2012
Agent Orange, contained dioxin, one of the most dangerous chemicals known to man. It has been recognized by the WHO as a carcinogen and by the American Academy of Medicine as a teratogen.
New Study Establishes A Link Between Magnetic Field Exposures And ObesityAugust 8th, 2012
The evidence is mounting; EMFs affect our biological systems in more ways than we can imagine. Obesity is just one of the life threatening consequences.
Programming RNA: The Future of MedicineAugust 8th, 2012
RnA Drops were discovered serendipitously while working on the initial stages of the Living Water project as an early byproduct of the process.
There Is ‘No Safe Dose Of Radiation’ From TSA Naked Body ScannersAugust 8th, 2012
Each exposure is additive, and there is no need to incur any extra radiation when there is an alternative.
Chemotherapy Backfires – Causes Healthy Cells To Feed Growth Of Cancer TumorsAugust 8th, 2012
Chemotherapy damages healthy cells, causing them to secrete a protein that accelerates the growth of cancer tumors.
Google Complies With FDA Demands To Secretly Disable Adwords Accounts Of Nutritional Detox CompaniesAugust 8th, 2012
FDA is quietly, and without notice to affected companies, commanding Google to disable the full Adwords accounts of nutritional supplement companies offering “detox” or “chelation” nutritional products.
Lying Less Linked to Better HealthAugust 8th, 2012
Telling the truth when tempted to lie can significantly improve a person’s mental and physical health.
U.S. Heat Waves of 2011 Linked Directly to Man-Made Climate ChangeAugust 8th, 2012
A new analysis shows that there is “virtually no explanation other than climate change” for extreme heat events, including last year’s scorching weather in Texas and Oklahoma.
Bucky Balls Could Double Your LifespanAugust 8th, 2012
A study that set out to establish if they were toxic when administered orally has proven quite the opposite—they almost doubled the lifespan of the rats that they were fed to.
Military to Spend $1 Billion on Armed Drones for Arctic PatrolsAugust 7th, 2012
Canadian defence leaders pitched the idea of spending up to $600 million for armed drones to take part in the Libyan war shortly before the conflict ended, according to documents.
Saskatchewan Researchers Find Meteor Crater in ArcticAugust 7th, 2012
Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan along with the Geological Survey of Canada have discovered the country’s 30th meteor impact crater — a 25-kilometre astrobleme created more than 100 million years ago in the Arctic.
Iran to Unplug from Web to Escape West’s ‘Internet Monopoly’August 7th, 2012
Tehran plans to remove its key ministries and state bodies from the Internet next month, calling the worldwide web “untrustworthy.” The action is the first phase in a planned Iranian project to replace the Internet with a domestic intranet.
Study: Chemotherapy Can Backfire and Boost Cancer GrowthAugust 7th, 2012
Cancer-busting chemotherapy can cause damage to healthy cells, which triggers them to secrete a protein that sustains tumor growth and resistance to further treatment, a study said Sunday.
Alzheimer’s is Really Just ‘Type-3’ Diabetes, New Research ShowsAugust 7th, 2012
Emerging research on the widespread degenerative brain disease known as Alzheimer’s suggests that this prevalent form of dementia is actually a type of diabetes.
Grapefruit Juice Improves Cancer Medication, Study SuggestsAugust 7th, 2012
Grapefruit juice, long known to have dangerous interactions with numerous prescription medications, appears to actually improve the use of a promising cancer drug.
Global Demand for Uranium Growing Despite FukushimaAugust 7th, 2012
Although the accident at Fukushima had repercussions in several countries, ever-increasing global demand means that nuclear energy is set to experience strong growth in rapidly developing parts of the world – says OECD.
Biologist Calls Sodas and Fizzy Beverages ‘Evil’August 7th, 2012
The highly addictive nature of the sweeteners used in soda means it functions like a gateway drug.
GMOs Cause Animals to Lose their Ability to ReproduceAugust 7th, 2012
Russian scientists discovered that animals fed GMOs as part of their normal diet eventually develop the inability to reproduce.
Walking for Exercise on the Rise in US, Especially in Southerners and MenAugust 7th, 2012
People in the U.S. are walking more now than in the past, particularly those who live in the South, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Towards A “Soft Invasion”? The Launching of a “Humanitarian War” against SyriaAugust 7th, 2012
The US and its impervious British ally are on a “humanitarian war footing”.
Just When Walmart Was Cleaning Up Its Act—GMOs in the Produce AisleAugust 7th, 2012
Walmart Stores, Inc. has confirmed that they have no objection to selling genetically modified sweet corn. Nor do they plan to label it.
Mass Burial Pit in London Connected to Volcanic EruptionAugust 7th, 2012
New evidence, like radiocarbon dating of the bones, instead links the deaths of the 10,500 medieval skeletons to a massive volcanic event that happened thousands of miles away in 1258.
Demonoid Torrent Site Busted As A Gift To The US GovernmentAugust 6th, 2012
a source in the country’s Interior Ministry says that the action was scheduled to coincide with Deputy Prime Minister Valery Khoroshkovsky’s trip to the United States.
The Nazi Plan To Breed Lost Animal SpeciesAugust 6th, 2012
Jurassic Park fifty years prior?
Biotech Giants Are Bankrolling a GMO Free-for-AllAugust 6th, 2012
Unsurprisingly, the Big 6 are investing millions of their vast profits into forestalling these menaces.
Elephants Are Able To Sing Like HumansAugust 6th, 2012
Elephants “sing” like humans but at a frequency so low we can’t hear them, scientists have claimed.
Australia’s Secret UFO Files ReleasedAugust 6th, 2012
It is probably the closest Australia has come to scrambling fighter jets to intercept a UFO.
Half of US Counties Now Considered Disaster AreasAugust 6th, 2012
After a summer of extreme weather patterns, half of the country is classified as disaster zones.
How Privacy-Conscious Consumers are Fooling, Hacking Smart MetersAugust 6th, 2012
The recent roll out of smart meters has brought about mixed reactions from consumers.
Kevlar Tires Now Required to Traverse ‘Spear-Like’ GMO CropsAugust 6th, 2012
The news surrounding GMO crops continues to get further and further outlandish as the crops are increasingly mutated and sprayed with a medley of harsh pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides.
Harvard Study Says Fluoride Lowers Children’s IQAugust 6th, 2012
Study found strong impact of Fluoride on neurological development in children.
Colorado Utility Hits High of 57% Wind PowerAugust 6th, 2012
The wind farm helped the utility produce 57% of its power from wind one night this spring – a U.S. record.
US Nuclear Bomb Facility Shut Down After 82-Year-Old Nun Breaches SecurityAugust 6th, 2012
The task of keeping the government compound safe is handled by a private company–global security giant G4S, also known for a bungling job at the ongoing London Olympics.
Radioactive Oatmeal from Fukushima Discovered in Hong KongAugust 6th, 2012
An oatmeal product, manufactured in and imported from Japan, has been found to contain low levels of radioactivity by food safety authorities in Hong Kong.
Asia Stocks Rise as US Jobs Picture ImprovesAugust 6th, 2012
Asian stock markets rose sharply Monday, boosted by stronger-than-expected U.S. hiring for July following three months of weak job gains.
Alzheimer’s Is Really Just ‘Type-3’ Diabetes, New Research ShowsAugust 6th, 2012
Alzheimer’s is marked by brain insulin resistance and corresponding inflammation, a condition that some researchers are now referring to as type-3 diabetes
War On Home Gardens – Canada Town Outlaws Food Self-SufficiencyAugust 6th, 2012
CBC News and others are reporting that the town of Drummondville in Quebec is actually planning to ban all front yard gardens in the municipality beginning this fall.
GMOs Cause Animals To Lose Their Ability To Reproduce, Russian Scientists DiscoverAugust 6th, 2012
A shocking revelation; the study is one of several that has identified a link between GMO consumption and infertility in recent years.
FEMA Alien Invasion Preparation DocumentedAugust 6th, 2012
A FEMA manual kept at most firehouses across the United States actually has UFO and alien invasions listed as a possible scenario that can potentially happen at anytime.
Birds Smarter Than Seven Year Old Kids: StudyAugust 6th, 2012
Researchers at the University of Cambridge during simple experiments found out that birds did just as well as children up until the age of seven.
Plants Can ‘Talk’ To Each Other by Clicking!August 6th, 2012
The idea that plants communicate with each other is normally based in science-fiction or fantasy, but new research out of The UWA reveals that this actually may be the case.
Japan Scientist Synthesizes Meat From Human FecesAugust 6th, 2012
It’s being called the “poop burger”. Japanese scientists have found a way to create artificial meat from sewage containing human feces.
Gorillas Seen Destroying Poachers’ Snares In RwandaAugust 6th, 2012
Field staff of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in Rwanda report that on Monday they saw several young gorillas destroying snares – which maim and often kill gorillas – with their bare hands.
Vast International Child-Porn Network UncoveredAugust 6th, 2012
Authorities have identified more than 140 young victims so far and say there is no end in sight as they pore through hundreds of thousands of images found on the suspects’ computers.
Pussy Riot trial: Putin Urges Leniency For Russia PunksAugust 6th, 2012
Russian president Vladimir Putin says Russian punk trio Pussy Riot should not face tough sentencing for their protest against him in Moscow’s main cathedral.
Iran Missile Test Sends “Shockwave” Across Entire WorldAugust 6th, 2012
With an EMP nuclear device-armed Iran, practically overnight and “on any given Sunday,” the world could wake up with Iran in total and irreversible control over 56% of the world’s oil reserves.
Germany Installs Record 4,300 MW Solar in First Half- AgencyAugust 5th, 2012
Germany installed a record of around 4,300 megawatts of solar power capacity in the first half of 2012, raising the total in the world’s largest market to more than 28,000 MW.
USDA: Number of Farmers Markets Up Due to DemandAugust 5th, 2012
As demand for locally grown fruits and vegetables has increased, so too has the number of urban farmers markets sprouting up across the nation.
Canada: Farm-share Programs Growing in the MaritimesAugust 5th, 2012
Farm-share programs, where people receive baskets full of locally grown produce, are growing in New Brunswick.
Could Humans Become Immortal by 2045?August 5th, 2012
Russian scientists think so.
Can Skype ‘Wiretap’ Video Calls?August 3rd, 2012
The video calling service Skype recently made a change to how it routes calls.
Architect Designs ‘World’s Smallest House’August 3rd, 2012
As the child of refugees growing up in Germany, architect Bo Le-Mentzal spent much of his life thinking about the meaning of the word “home.”
Barge Runs Aground On Mississippi River; Historic Drought ContinuesAugust 3rd, 2012
The Greenville closure affects a 10-mile stretch of the Lower Mississippi.
Home-Cooked Meals Return To Alberta Seniors HomesAugust 3rd, 2012
Quality of food in long-term care homes not good enough, admits health minister.
Chronic Drought, Extreme Weather Patterns ‘The New Normal,’ Researchers SayAugust 3rd, 2012
The researchers said such climatic extremes are the result of global warming, and that today’s weather, decades from now, will seem moderate in comparison.
Why Doctors Are More Dangerous Than Guns – New Health Ranger Investigation VideoAugust 3rd, 2012
Data show that FDA-approved prescription drugs kill 290 Americans every single day.
Fluoride-Free Bottled Water Is Harming Children, They Claim!August 3rd, 2012
Mainstream Media Pushes Malicious Fluoride Lie.
Artifacts Revive Debate on Transformation of Human BehaviorAugust 3rd, 2012
Recent discoveries establish that the Homo sapiens groups who arrived in Europe some 45,000 years ago had already attained the self-awareness, creativity and technology of early modern people.
The Pentagon Has Created A Database Of Every Bomb They’ve Dropped Since The First WWIAugust 3rd, 2012
These bombing records could help alert regions of potential threats stemming from unexploded bombs.
NYPD Launches New All-Seeing ‘Domestic Awareness System’August 3rd, 2012
The NYPD is teaming up with Microsoft to track action across the city.
Rare Earth Metals Under Greenland’s Melting Ice Sheet Could Trigger Mining RushAugust 3rd, 2012
For Greenpeace, the urgent demand for renewable energy technology means mining for rare earths can be an environmentally beneficial activity – provided it is done in the right way.
Interview and Documents from FBI Raid Show Feds are Targeting AnarchistsAugust 3rd, 2012
The FBI search warrant states that they are looking to seize items which may be evidence regarding the crimes of conspiracy to destroy government property.
Crop Circles Appear in Eastern Washington Wheat FieldAugust 2nd, 2012
Mysterious crop circles have appeared in an eastern Washington wheat field.
Tiny Carbon-Stealing Organisms Bloom In The Black SeaAugust 1st, 2012
These adjusted water conditions may affect the ability of the coccolithophores to grow and calcify.
Ex-Sceptic Says Humans To Blame For Global WarmingAugust 1st, 2012
Richard Muller, a physicist at the University of California at Berkeley, now says there is strong evidence that humans are indeed warming the planet.
Meteorite’s Left-Handed Molecules A Blow To ET SearchAugust 1st, 2012
It seems an excess of “left-handed” molecules, long assumed to be a signature of life, can be created inside asteroids through a non-biological process.
Will Those Sneaky GMO Amendments Pass Because of an Underhanded Maneuver?August 1st, 2012
Urgent action is still needed—it’s possible they’ll consider the appropriations bill this week before they recess, so please send your messages today!
Kettlebells For Weight Loss, Conditioning And Improved Back HealthAugust 1st, 2012
Kettlebell exercises build strength and endurance and can be used as part of a weight loss program or when trying to improve back problems.
Official Transcripts Prove Vaccine Schedules In US And UK Are Based On Government LiesAugust 1st, 2012
A comprehensive investigation into the inner workings of the U.K.’s nationalized healthcare system has revealed a shocking legacy of corruption and lies concerning the country’s vaccine policy.
Call To Action – Join The ‘Occupy Monsanto’ Movement This SeptemberAugust 1st, 2012
Join an exciting, decentralized movement in defense of food freedom, beginning on September 17, 2012, and lasting for one week.
Synthetic Vitamins Fuel Sickness While Enriching The Corrupt Medical IndustryAugust 1st, 2012
“The Man” wants you sick and dying, not avoiding toxic vitamin imposters that are NOT ABSORBABLE by the body.
As Truth About Fukushima Radiation Emerges, Japanese Authorities Struggle To Maintain Cover-UpAugust 1st, 2012
Japanese authorities are trying to maintain the facade that the cover-up was an isolated incident, and that there was not a larger conspiracy to hide legitimate radiation readings from the public.