Archive for September, 2012 : Four Simultaneous Monsanto Attacks on Organic Food in California and A Monsanto HostageSeptember 30th, 2012
There are at least four major active Monsanto attacks on food in California going on right now.
Will Israel Launch a False Flag Against Iran to Start War?September 30th, 2012
According to U.S. officials, Israel is training and supporting Iranian terrorists who are trying to topple the Iranian government.
USAID Spying in Latin AmericaSeptember 30th, 2012
Chances are slim that a reform of USAID would restore the agency’s credibility in Latin America.
October 2012 NewsletterSeptember 30th, 2012
‘7,500 US Officials Serve Israel Interest, Tel Aviv Biggest Threat To US’September 30th, 2012
An international lawyer says while the US Intelligence Community (IC) considers Israel the greatest threat to America’s national interests.
U.S.-Led “War On Drugs” Questioned At U.N.September 30th, 2012
The presidents of Mexico, Colombia and Guatemala all called for a vigorous global debate of anti-narcotics laws at the United Nations, raising new questions about the wisdom of the four-decade-old, U.S.-led “war on drugs.”
Tensions Escalate Between Japan And ChinaSeptember 30th, 2012
A report from the Guardian states that both sides have refused to step back for fear of losing face.
World’s First Space Tourism Port Nears Completion In New MexicoSeptember 30th, 2012
Is sending rich people into space the future of our economy, or a disaster in the making?
What The Airforce Investigation Documents Really Say About WikiLeaksSeptember 30th, 2012
By deeming them the “enemy” they can be treated under the laws of war which could include killing, capturing, detaining without trial etc.
US Calls Assange ‘Enemy Of State’September 30th, 2012
Military personnel who contact WikiLeaks or WikiLeaks supporters may be at risk of being charged with “communicating with the enemy”, a military crime that carries a maximum sentence of death.
The Dangers of Weather WarfareSeptember 30th, 2012
HAARP is a weapon of mass destruction, operating from the outer atmosphere and capable of destabilising agricultural and ecological systems around the world.
Nazis Knew About Continental Drift Before Rest of WorldSeptember 28th, 2012
The Nazis believed in continental drift, and they believed in its main proponent, a meteorologist and astronomer named Alfred Wegener.
Russia Blocks Monsanto’s GMO CornSeptember 28th, 2012
Russia’s Institute of Nutrition review the French study, which claimed that rats developed large tumours either when exposed to the “Roundup-resistant” crop or to concentrations of Roundup in their water as low as .1 parts per billion.
Secret Chamber Found Behind Great Pyramid ShaftsSeptember 28th, 2012
A secret room or chamber has been reportedly discovered behind the 2nd sealed door inside the Southern shaft in the Queen’s chamber in the Great Pyramid and there are ancient artifacts inside of it.
Government Covering Up UFO DetailsSeptember 28th, 2012
Former Air Force Col. Charles Halt accused the federal government of a UFO cover-up that involves a secret agency to deal with what might be extraterrestrial visitations.
Climate Change Is Already Damaging Global EconomySeptember 28th, 2012
Economic impact of global warming is costing the world more than $1.2 trillion a year, wiping 1.6% annually from global GDP.
Torvalds Calls Romney ‘A F***ing Moron’September 28th, 2012
The assessment was in response to Romney’s much-ridiculed suggestion – some say it was a joke.
US Calls Assange ‘Enemy Of State’September 28th, 2012
The US military has designated Julian Assange and WikiLeaks as enemies of the United States – the same legal category as the al-Qaeda terrorist network and the Taliban insurgency.
New Zealand PM Apologises To Kim Dotcom Over Spying ‘Error’September 28th, 2012
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom receives apology over illegal surveillance, dealing fresh blow to US extradition efforts.
World Water Supply in JeopardySeptember 28th, 2012
The most essential of natural resources is being depleted and degraded at unsustainable rates and further threatened by human-induced global warming; but the looming crisis is avoidable.
HSBC & the Global Drug TradeSeptember 28th, 2012
In a recent investigation I presented the case that British banking and financial giant HSBC conspired with banking institutions with documented links to terrorist financing, including those responsible for helping bankroll the 9/11 attacks.
NASA Rover Finds Old Streambed on Martian SurfaceSeptember 28th, 2012
Scientists are studying the images of stones cemented into a layer of conglomerate rock.
“War on Iran Will Trigger World War III”September 27th, 2012
Both the US and Israel have threatened to implement a preemptive first strike attack against Iran, the consequences of which would be devastating.
Yet More Studies Link Fluoride To Brain DamageSeptember 27th, 2012
A newly discovered and translated study found that fluoride is linked to lower IQ, even at ranges added to U.S. water supplies.
Chinese Billionaire Sells Lined of Canned Fresh AirSeptember 27th, 2012
Chen first announced his big idea back in August, but it received some negative feedback from Internet users who accused the philanthropist of showing off and questioned his right to sell the air, since it doesn’t really belong to him.
Loss of Species Makes Nature More Sensitive to Climate ChangeSeptember 27th, 2012
When we wipe out the most sensitive species, human beings reduce the resilience of ecosystems to climate change.
The Army’s Secret Cold War Experiments on St. LouisansSeptember 27th, 2012
The Cold War cover story was that the Army was testing smoke screens to protect cities from a Russian attack.
Five Best Healthy Foods For Lowering Your Stress Levels FastSeptember 26th, 2012
There is a medicine-free way in which you can reduce a significant portion of that stress, all from the comfort of your own kitchen and dining room.
Flu Vaccines Are Highly Ineffective And ToxicSeptember 26th, 2012
Flu vaccines are directly linked to about a dozen cases of paralysis and brain damage each year.
Five Ways Small-Scale Organic Farming Can Save Agriculture From America’s ‘Greed For Profit’ SystemSeptember 26th, 2012
The only way to truly turn things around is to return to small-scale, independent, organic farming models in which people, not corporations, control the food supply, and grow quality food for their families and communities without government interference.
New “Extreme” Hubble Shows Deepest View Yet Of Night SkySeptember 26th, 2012
Hubble returned to the same target more than 50 times over the past decade, racking up an additional 2 million seconds of exposure time.
Asteroid’s Troughs Suggest Stunted PlanetSeptember 26th, 2012
A new analysis supports the notion that the troughs are faults that formed when a fellow asteroid smacked into Vesta’s south pole.
How Bad Is Air Travel for the Environment?September 26th, 2012
Airplanes emit their fumes directly into the upper atmosphere, where they may linger longer and cause more damage than the same gases at lower altitudes.
BPA From Plastics, Food Packaging, Linked To ObesitySeptember 26th, 2012
The researchers speculate on a possible underlying mechanism, alluding to other studies that have shown that the chemical may disrupt mechanisms of human metabolism in ways that increase body mass.
Arctic Expert Predicts Final Collapse Of Sea Ice Within Four YearsSeptember 25th, 2012
As sea ice shrinks to record lows, Prof Peter Wadhams warns a ‘global disaster’ is now unfolding in northern latitudes.
How GMOs Transformed Food Into A Globalist WeaponSeptember 25th, 2012
From Zyklon B to GM corn.
Boost For Carbon Capture From New Non-Toxic AbsorberSeptember 25th, 2012
The researchers say their new absorber, dubbed NOTT-300, could overcome all these problems.
Climate Is Changing the Great Barrier ReefSeptember 25th, 2012
Risk of coral bleaching increases with higher water temperatures.
Judge Rules Against Man Suing Over Sickness From Wi-Fi And CellphonesSeptember 25th, 2012
A blow for the millions of Americans who claim to be allergic to the electromagnetic waves given off by 21st century technology.
Why We Are Three Times Heavier Than We Were In The ’60sSeptember 25th, 2012
Sugar, more than any other food item, is leading the obesity epidemic.
Surprise! Corn Syrup Is Playing Hide-And-SeekSeptember 25th, 2012
High-fructose corn syrup sneaks its way into a great number of food, and regardless of its effects in comparison to other sweeteners, it is prudent to monitor your sugar intake.
Meet Monsanto’s Number One Lobbyist: Barack ObamaSeptember 25th, 2012
The new president filled key posts with Monsanto people, in federal agencies that wield tremendous force in food issues, the USDA and the FDA.
Not Only Spy Drones In The SkySeptember 25th, 2012
Homeland Security has robot spy fish in the water.
California Universities Pose As Bogus Front Groups For Bogus Corporate Science On GMOsSeptember 25th, 2012
The latest attack on organics out of Stanford is a perfect illustration of just how deeply corporate interests have embedded themselves into the very fabric of academia.
Meskwaki Native Americans Aim to Preserve Genetic Heritage of Flint CornSeptember 24th, 2012
Meskwaki Tribe’s Traditional Corn Threatened by Cross-Pollination from GM Corn Crops.
Japan Backpedals on “No Nukes” PolicySeptember 24th, 2012
The turnaround comes after a meeting of the national strategic council, a government advisory panel that includes private sector members who are opposed to Japan’s new zero-nuclear goal.
US War Agenda: Coke or Goldman Sachs, What’s Your Poison?September 24th, 2012
Western ‘liberal democracy’ has nothing to do with empowering people and everything to do with enslaving them and making them blind to the chains that bind them.
“UN Embassies” Coming to a City Near YouSeptember 24th, 2012
‘UN House’ Opens in Edinburgh
Forbes 400 Reinforces Flawed “We Built It” Claims & Misleads About Wealth & Opportunity in the U.S.September 24th, 2012
Forbes Magazine calls their list of the 400 richest Americans the “definitive scorecard of wealth in America,” but a new report asserts the magazine is misleading.
The Evil Of Monsanto And GMOs ExplainedSeptember 24th, 2012
Bad technology, endless greed and the destruction of humanity.
Control Blood Pressure Naturally, Not With DrugsSeptember 24th, 2012
Diet and exercise reduce the healthcare burden far better than meds, and show benefits far beyond BP control.
Scientists Predict Major Shifts in Pacific Ecosystems by 2100September 24th, 2012
The researchers conclude that some critical ocean habitats could undergo significant changes in location, moving more than 600 miles from where they are now.
Study On Monsanto GM Corn Concerns Draws SkepticismSeptember 24th, 2012
French scientists said that rats fed on Monsanto’s genetically modified corn or exposed to its top-selling weedkiller suffered tumors and multiple organ damage.
North Atlantic ‘Achilles Heel’ Lets Upper Atmosphere Affect the AbyssSeptember 24th, 2012
The study suggests there is a significant stratospheric impact on the ocean.
France Orders Probe After Study Links Genetically-Modified Corn To CancerSeptember 24th, 2012
The researchers found that NK603 and Roundup both caused similar damage to the rats’ health, whether they were consumed together or on their own.
‘Planetary Emergency’ Due To Arctic Melt, Experts WarnSeptember 24th, 2012
Experts warned of a “planetary emergency” due to the unforeseen global consequences of Arctic ice melt, including methane gas released from permafrost regions currently under ice.
Mini-Great Pyramid Of Giza On Mars Intrigues Curiosity Rover TeamSeptember 24th, 2012
At 16 inches wide and about 10 inches tall, the target rock looks like a miniature Great Pyramid of Giza, with one face artisans neglected to maintain.
Australian Research Team Reaches Breakthrough In Quantum SupercomputingSeptember 24th, 2012
Engineers from Sydney’s University of New South Wales said they had created the first working quantum bit or qubit — the fundamental unit of a quantum supercomputer.
Swine Flu Vaccine Linked To Child NarcolepsySeptember 24th, 2012
The EU agency studied the effects of the Pandemrix vaccine on children in eight European countries after Sweden and Finland reported higher incidences of narcolepsy among children who were inoculated with the vaccine.
Scientists Say Carbon Taxes Favor Wealthy Countries’ Consumers Over Poor Countries’ ProducersSeptember 24th, 2012
Carbon taxes — levies that would be imposed on goods according to the carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted in making them and shipping them — have been proposed by some as a way of curbing warming gases.
In Half Century, Brazil Lost 80% Of Coral ReefSeptember 24th, 2012
Brazil’s reef ecosystems — with 18 species of coral, algae and at least three types of fish — lie not far out to sea, near major Brazilian cities like Fortaleza, Recife and Natal.
Shell Attacked Over Four-Year Delay In Niger Oil Spill Clean-UpSeptember 24th, 2012
An assessment has found only small pilot schemes were started and the most contaminated areas around Bodo and the Gokana district of Ogoniland remain untouched.
Facebook Drops Facial Recognition Tool Following Privacy InvestigationSeptember 24th, 2012
The feature was identified by regulators as one of the main privacy threats posed by the social networking site.
Hackers Share Security Tips With The Public In ‘Cryptoparties’September 24th, 2012
According to Russia Today, there has been an increase in “cryptoparties,” gatherings where newcomers can learn how to shield their online usage from detection.
Snake Venom Could Unlock Cancer, Diabetes CuresSeptember 24th, 2012
The joint British-Australian study of venom and tissue gene sequences in snakes showed that venom not only evolved from regular cells but could be turned back into harmless proteins.
Crows Are Capable Of Human-Style ReasoningSeptember 23rd, 2012
New Caledonian crows can also reason about hidden mechanisms, or “causal agents,” a team of scientists report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Does Telepathy Conflict with Science?September 23rd, 2012
The choice is between believing in something “truly revolutionary” and “radically contradictory to contemporary thought” and believing in the occurrence of fraud and self-delusion.
Study Ties Inadequate Sleep To ObesitySeptember 20th, 2012
New study suggests that adequate sleep can play an important role in maintaining healthy weight, stressing that inadequate sleep can impact body weight in a number of ways.
Richard Branson on Space Travel: “I’m Determined To Start A Population on Mars”September 20th, 2012
Branson’s Virgin Galactic is preparing to offer commercial space flights at $200,000 for a two-hour flight, likely in the next year.
Out Of Disorder Comes ElectricitySeptember 20th, 2012
Nanostructured thermoelectric material breaks record for turning heat into electricity.
Hotline Gives a Voice to Victims of Turkish Police ViolenceSeptember 20th, 2012
The İmdat Polis (Help, Police!) initiative comes in response to a spate of highly publicised incidents of police violence in the city.
Photosynthetic Bacterium Converts CO2 into Petrochemical & O2September 20th, 2012
The genetically modified bacterium turns greenhouse gas CO2 into ethylene – an energy dense fuel and major industrial feedstock – reversing the largest CO2-emitting process in the petrochemical industry and with an added bonus of O2.
ACLU takes CIA To Court Over Drone AttacksSeptember 20th, 2012
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will take the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to court over US President Barack Obama’s assassination drone strikes.
U.S. Always Ends Up Regulating New Technologies For Public Safety; The Internet Is No ExceptionSeptember 20th, 2012
HSNW’s executive editor Derek Major talked with CSIS’s James Lewis about the cybersecurity challenges the United States faces, Stuxnet, China’s hacking campaign, cyber arms control efforts, and more; on the stalled cybersecurity bill.
Law-Enforcement Agencies Eager For Web-Surveillance ToolsSeptember 19th, 2012
Police departments hope the software will help them detect online information from terrorists, traffickers, pedophiles, and rioters.
FBI Denies Hackers’ Claim That They Had Stolen Apple ID DataSeptember 19th, 2012
The FBI disputed the claim of a computer hacker group that said it had stolen the personal identification data on millions of Apple device owners from an FBI agent’s laptop.
“Cognitive Fingerprints” For Bolstering Computer PasswordsSeptember 19th, 2012
It will not make passwords passé, but a team led by Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) intends to use “cognitive fingerprints” to make sure you are you, and not an imposter.
Harvesting Fuel For Nuclear Reactors From The SeaSeptember 19th, 2012
Oceans hold up to 4.5 billion tons of uranium — potentially enough to fuel the world’s nuclear power plants for 6,500 years.
To See in the Arctic, Darpa Might Stick Sensors on IcebergsSeptember 19th, 2012
It’s all part of an umbrella program Darpa calls “Assured Arctic Awareness,” or AAA.
Google Spans Entire Planet With GPS-Powered DatabaseSeptember 19th, 2012
Google tends to be ahead of the open source state-of-the-art.
Comet May Have Exploded Over Canada 12,900 Years Ago After AllSeptember 19th, 2012
A new study published Sept.17 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) provides further evidence that it may not be such a far-fetched notion.
Media Not Concerned About the Very PoorSeptember 19th, 2012
The mainstream media rarely covers poverty unless politicians mention it–and politicians don’t mention it unless they’re forced to.
Mucuna Herb Replaces Cigarette Cravings And Helps Kick The HabitSeptember 19th, 2012
The L-Dopa content of the unprocessed Mucuna bean powder is so powerful that doctors are also using it help Parkinson’s patients restore mental clarity, and as a mood elevator.
Eat Berries To Prevent Age-Related Memory LossSeptember 19th, 2012
Women who eat more berries have a slower rate of age-related memory loss than those who do not.
Growing Fresh Solutions For Childhood ObesitySeptember 19th, 2012
Instead of sitting in front of video games munching on potato chips, students at Columbia Heights Grammar School in Minnesota grow their own organic fruits and vegetables.
After A Decade Of Denial, US Government Finally Admits 9/11 Toxic Dust Causes CancerSeptember 19th, 2012
A 2011 WTCHP report explains that the dust mixture to which first responders were exposed contained 287 different chemicals and chemical groups, including toxic asbestos, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls, and pesticides.
Millions In Taxpayer Money Used To Place Obamacare Propaganda In TV ShowsSeptember 19th, 2012
According to The New York Times, the state – which is drowning in debt – has already begun constructing a healthcare insurance exchange mandated by the law.
Germany Says Stop Using Internet Explorer EditionSeptember 19th, 2012
The German government urged the public to temporarily stop using Microsoft Corp’s Internet Explorer following discovery of a yet-to-be repaired bug in the Web browser that the software maker makes PCs vulnerable hacker attacks.
Nikola Tesla, Hacker HeroSeptember 19th, 2012
Neglected inventor gets a crowdfunded internet renaissance, driven by a new generation of fans.
The Forgotten Anti-Moon-Landing MovementSeptember 19th, 2012
Atlantic points out that there was widespread public discontent over the propagandistic aspects and vast expense spent on the moon mission while the most basic problems of life on Earth went unaddressed.
Organic Food Can Save The World From Devastating Climate ChangeSeptember 18th, 2012
It saves 40 percent of water used in conventional farming and uses non-conventional energy sources.
New ‘Study’ From UC Davis About Costs Of GMO Labeling Funded By Biotechnology IndustrySeptember 18th, 2012
This is one of the most immoral things our government has ever done, and that’s saying a lot. This shows us exactly how thoroughly corporations own — OWN — our government.
Plant Phytonutrients Shown To Alter Genes That Halt Cancer MetastasisSeptember 18th, 2012
Plants contain thousands of natural compounds that science has shown benefit human health and shield us against chronic diseases ranging from heart disease and stroke to diabetes, dementia and cancer.
U.S. Underestimates Costs of Carbon Pollution and Climate ChangeSeptember 18th, 2012
Model used by government all but ignores economic damages that climate change will inflict on future generations.
Intensification of Extreme Tropical Rainfall With Global Warming ModeledSeptember 18th, 2012
With every 1 degree Celsius rise in temperature, the study finds, tropical regions will see 10 percent heavier rainfall extremes, with possible impacts for flooding in populous regions.
Protecting Ecosystems Brings Benefits to SocietySeptember 18th, 2012
Ecosystems are essential to our well-being and prosperity as they provide us with food, clean air and fresh water.
Shrinking Snow Depth On Arctic Sea Ice Threatens Ringed Seal HabitatSeptember 18th, 2012
The ringed seal, currently under consideration for threatened species listing, builds caves to rear its young in snow drifts on sea ice.
Researchers Look to Alien Soils for Heat ShieldSeptember 18th, 2012
The weight savings opens new possibilities ranging from using smaller rockets to carrying many more supplies on an exploration mission.
Alpine Glaciers Contribute to Carbon CyclingSeptember 18th, 2012
The researchers found that the biogeochemistry of the glacier organic matter is unexpectedly diverse.
World’s Most Powerful Digital Camera Opens EyeSeptember 18th, 2012
Records First Images in Hunt for Dark Energy.
Climate Change Becomes a Business RealitySeptember 18th, 2012
Climate change has moved from the realm of abstract debate to a business reality in much of the world.
The Heart Has Its Own “Brain” and ConsciousnessSeptember 17th, 2012
Many believe that conscious awareness originates in the brain alone. Recent scientific research suggests that consciousness actually emerges from the brain and body acting together.
The Massanutten Mountain AbductionSeptember 17th, 2012
The following account was written by Bruce Cornet, M.S., Ph.D. who was one of the witnesses during this encounter.
Modern Wheat a “Perfect, Chronic Poison,” Doctor SaysSeptember 17th, 2012
Modern wheat is a “perfect, chronic poison,” according to Dr. William Davis, a cardiologist who has published a book all about the world’s most popular grain.
Japan Sets Policy to Phase Out Nuclear Power Plants by 2040September 17th, 2012
The government had been considering several options: whether to close all the plants over time or to maintain enough reactors to provide a smaller but still substantial percentage of the country’s electricity needs.
World Hunger: The Problem Left BehindSeptember 17th, 2012
That means the problem of hunger is flaring up again, as the World Bank and several United Nations agencies have recently warned.
Obama Seizes Control Over All Food, Farms, Livestock, Farm Equipment, Fertilizer And Food Production Across AmericaSeptember 17th, 2012
This executive order states that the President alone has the authority to take over all resources in the nation (labor, food, industry, etc.) as long as it is done “to promote the national defense” — a phrase so vague that it could mean practically anything.
Agricultural Giant Cargill And Others Behind Anti-Organic ‘Stanford Study’September 17th, 2012
It turns out that the study, which many mainstream media outlets have been citing as divine truth, is nothing more than corporate-sponsored propaganda pushing an industrial agriculture agenda.
Big Pharma Pushes Doctors To Over-prescribe DrugsSeptember 17th, 2012
Dr. Hunt points out in her study that physicians are caught up in an “auditing and reward system.”
Abstinence from Alcohol Plus Physical Exercise Can Help Reclaim Bone Loss Due to AlcoholismSeptember 17th, 2012
A study of the passage of bone formation and resorption in abstinent alcoholics has found that eight weeks of abstinence may be enough to initiate a healthier balance between the two.
NASA Mars Rover Opportunity Reveals Geological MysterySeptember 17th, 2012
The rovers have made important discoveries about wet environments on ancient Mars that may have been favorable for supporting microbial life.
Most Coral Reefs Are at Risk Unless Climate Change Is Drastically LimitedSeptember 17th, 2012
This study is the first comprehensive global survey of coral bleaching to express results in terms of global mean temperature change.
The Catalog Of Habitable Outer Space PlanetsSeptember 17th, 2012
The Habitable Exoplanets Catalog is a project to grade and rank the planets outside of our solar system which offer the most livable conditions, were humanity to ponder a move.
French 3 Strikes: Court Fines First File-Sharer, Even Though He’s InnocentSeptember 17th, 2012
Alleged pirates are sent three warnings before being punished, giving them plenty of time to either mend their ways or take other measures to stop infringements being logged against their accounts.
Demonoid: There’s Still Hope, But We’re Not Coming Back SoonSeptember 17th, 2012
Demonoid will remain down for the time being and there are no plans to bring it back anytime soon.
US Diplomacy and America’s “Enablers of Terror”September 17th, 2012
Tired euphemisms of “liberation” and “freedom fighters” have grossly distorted public opinion into supporting a narrative that has very little relationship with reality.
Facebook/Spybook Is Always Watching YouSeptember 17th, 2012
Facebook can keep on monitoring internet users’ activities even if they have logged off its website.
Food On Global CasinoSeptember 17th, 2012
The growing concern about speculating on food has forced some banks to stop investing in food commodities.
Stem Cell Differentiation Study Sheds Light On Genetic Basis of Heart DiseaseSeptember 15th, 2012
Research in Boyer’s lab focuses on how DNA is organized and controlled in different cell types to create the wide variety of cells that make up the human body.
Japan Aims To Abandon Nuclear Power By 2030sSeptember 15th, 2012
Japan’s government said it intends to stop using nuclear power by the 2030s, marking a major shift from policy goals set before last year’s Fukushima disaster.
Scientists Use Neural Prosthesis to Recover Monkeys’ Ability to Make DecisionsSeptember 15th, 2012
Researchers have taken a key step towards recovering specific brain functions in sufferers of brain disease and injuries by successfully restoring the decision-making processes in monkeys.
Star Trek Tech that Exists TodaySeptember 15th, 2012
Science fiction writers and inventors dream of technologies that fundamentally change the way people interact with each other and with the world around them.
Chip And Pin ‘Weakness’ Exposed By Cambridge ResearchersSeptember 15th, 2012
Cards were found to be open to a form of cloning, despite past assurances from banks that chip and pin could not be compromised.
TSA Denies Stonewalling Nude Body-Scanner Court OrderSeptember 15th, 2012
Concerns about the machines include the graphicness of the human images, the potential health risks and the scanners’ effectiveness.
Nevada Desert Drowning as Underwater Loans Hurt SchoolsSeptember 15th, 2012
Nevada remains the only state in which the total value of single-family homes is less than the amount owed on them, according to second-quarter statistics.
Cellphones And Their DangersSeptember 15th, 2012
Early studies in North America and Europe of people exposed to radio-frequency radiation indicate an increased risk of brain, lung, and blood cancers.
NYC Bans Big, Sugary Drinks At Eateries, TheatersSeptember 13th, 2012
The ban will apply in fast-food joints, movie houses and Broadway theaters, workplace cafeterias, and most other places selling prepared food.
Microsoft Patent Application Shows Holodeck-Style “Immersive Display”September 13th, 2012
360-degree projector would “surround the user,” work with depth-sensing cameras.
Sea Shepherd Partners with Nation of Kiribati to Patrol the Phoenix IslandsSeptember 13th, 2012
Protecting sharks in the South Pacific.
The Bailout: By The Actual NumbersSeptember 13th, 2012
Ultimately, the bailout of GM seems likely to result in the TARP’s single biggest loss.
Obama Bigger Killer Than BushSeptember 13th, 2012
President Barack Obama has closely followed the policy of his predecessor, President George W. Bush, when it comes to tactics used in the “war on terror”.
President of Italy’s Supreme Court To Refer 9/11 Crimes To International Criminal CourtSeptember 13th, 2012
Says that 9/11 was “False Flag” Terror, Just Like the Strategy of Tension in Italy.
The Unanswered Questions of 9/11September 13th, 2012
In fact, for some of the most important 9/11 questions, the government’s own documents and records that could conceivably answered them have been destroyed, meaning we may never have answers.
We Are Now One Year Away From Global Riots, Complex Systems Theorists SaySeptember 13th, 2012
This all goes to say that as long as climate change continues to advance, without reform, our world will be an increasingly restive one.
Researchers Create Short-Term Memories In-VitroSeptember 13th, 2012
the researchers sought to better understand the mechanisms underlying short-term declarative memories such as remembering a phone number or email address someone has just shared.
Russian Nuclear-Powered Ice-BreakersSeptember 13th, 2012
Russia’s rapidly expanding nuclear industry has set it sights on the freezing waters of Arctic basin with an ambitious goal to build the world’s largest “universal” nuclear icebreaker.
Charities Deceive Donors Unaware Money Goes to a TelemarketerSeptember 13th, 2012
Just 22 percent of the funds the association raised in 2011 from the nationwide neighbor-to-neighbor program went to the charity, according to a report on its national fundraising that InfoCision filed with North Carolina regulators.
Critics Say Canada Softens Coal-Fired Power RulesSeptember 12th, 2012
Canada’s government finalized much-anticipated regulations on Wednesday for phasing out the country’s old coal-fired power plants in a move critics condemned as a watering down of earlier proposals to cut carbon emissions.
Monsanto’s RoundUp Pesticide Causes Birth DefectsSeptember 12th, 2012
More of these so-called “RoundUp Ready” crops mean more RoundUp sprayed on our food.
Another PECO Smart Meter Burns Up Side Of HouseSeptember 12th, 2012
A recently installed PECO meter caught fire and caused minor damage to a Bensalem home, a fire official said.
Stanford’s Monsanto Ties Cast Doubt on Organic Food StudySeptember 12th, 2012
Stanfords ‘Anti-Organic’ study does not address the real concerns of non-organic plants, which of course include GMO. Also, testing done to Chinese kids and more.
Natural Pain Relievers Beat Big Pharma DrugsSeptember 12th, 2012
Drinking water and staying hydrated alleviates pain time and time again as dehydration causes histamines to react in areas of pain in the body.
The $3 Billion Human Genome Project Turned Out To Be A Scientific BoondoggleSeptember 12th, 2012
Scientist who are paid off by the FDA, the CDC, and Big Pharma are very skilled at confusing the general public, with comments about the Genome Project like, “The only intellectually honest answer is that there’s no way to know.”
B.C. Building Boom Nears Pre-Recession LevelsSeptember 12th, 2012
If that pattern continues, new building values this year will be the second highest the city has ever seen in its 126-year history.
Body Heat, Fermentation Drive New Drug-Delivery ‘Micropump’September 12th, 2012
Researchers have created a new type of miniature pump activated by body heat that could be used in drug-delivery patches powered by fermentation.
At Least 200,000 Tons of Oil and Gas from Deepwater Horizon Spill Consumed by Gulf BacteriaSeptember 12th, 2012
The researchers analyzed an extensive data set to determine not only how much oil and gas was eaten by bacteria, but also how the characteristics of this feast changed with time.
Second-Hand Smoking Damages MemorySeptember 12th, 2012
The findings, published in the latest online edition of the journal Addiction is the first study to explore the relationship between exposure to other people’s smoke and everyday memory problems.
NASA Observations Point to ‘Dry Ice’ Snowfall On MarsSeptember 12th, 2012
Carbon-dioxide snow reminds scientists that although some parts of Mars may look quite Earth-like, the Red Planet is very different.
Extreme Life Forms Might Be Able to Survive On Eccentric ExoplanetsSeptember 12th, 2012
New research reveals that life might actually be able to survive on some of the many exoplanetary oddballs that exist.
Planets Can Form in the Galactic CenterSeptember 12th, 2012
For proof, they point to the recent discovery of a cloud of hydrogen and helium plunging toward the galactic center.
Dark Energy Is Real, Say AstronomersSeptember 12th, 2012
After a two-year study led by Tommaso Giannantonio and Robert Crittenden, scientists conclude that the likelihood of its existence stands at 99.996 per cent.
DNA Barcoding: The Hi-Tech Fight Against Fake FoodSeptember 12th, 2012
The principle behind DNA barcoding is that you amplify and analyse a small snippet of a gene that differs slightly but in a detectable way from species to species.
The Canada-Israel Alliance against IranSeptember 11th, 2012
Canada’s abrupt move to sever all ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran manifestly springs from a strong pro-Israeli sway which has permeated the political structure of the country.
Iran Accused of Being Behind the 9/11 Attacks.September 11th, 2012
The Havlish v. Iran lawsuit accuses Iran of having supported the 9/11 hijackers.
Israeli Rabbi Calls for Prayers for Iran’s DestructionSeptember 11th, 2012
The sermon by Rabbi Ovadia Yosef added to a flurry of recent rhetoric from Israeli officials that has raised international concern that Israel, widely believed to be the Middle East’s only atomic power, might attack Iran’s nuclear facilities.
France To Fund and Arm Al Qaeda in SyriaSeptember 11th, 2012
France has announced that it will be funding and arming terrorists operating along Syria’s boarders, offering them heavy weapons, just as they did in Libya last year.
Letting Babies Cry Rather Than Rushing To Comfort Them Is Secret To Longer SleepSeptember 11th, 2012
Researchers said that, rather than always going to comfort babies, mothers and fathers should follow certain techniques that teach them to settle themselves.
Apple Rejects App Which Tracks Drone Strikes Against MilitantsSeptember 11th, 2012
Apple said the app violated rule 16.1 of its guidelines, which bans “excessively objectionable or crude content”.
Canada Funds Digital Technology To Enhance Maritime SecuritySeptember 11th, 2012
The Government of Canada is investing in science and technology to create good jobs, strengthen the economy and improve the quality of life of Canadians,” said Paradis.
The Continuing Saga Of The Baltic Sea UFOSeptember 11th, 2012
The team suggests that straight edges on the object, revealed by newly released multi-beam sonar images, support the notion that this submerged mystery is something manufactured.
Alien Life To Be Discovered Within 40 YearsSeptember 11th, 2012
Rees stated that there may be some scientific challenges that are ‘beyond human brains’ and that we may even need alien interaction to help us learn more.
Mysterious UFOs Continue To Confuse South Carolina ResidentsSeptember 11th, 2012
Witness Joe Kiernan explained to NewsChannel 15 that these UFOs “did climbs, they went to altitudes, they changed directions that are beyond physics.
United Nations is a Tool for Global ImperialismSeptember 11th, 2012
These calls for UN reform were embodied by the conference’s dictum of “lasting peace through joint global governance.
Students “Forced” To Work In iPhone 5 Factory Returning To SchoolSeptember 11th, 2012
Students from the eastern Chinese city of Huai’an that have been “forced” recently to work at a factory that makes iPhone 5s have started to return to school.
Cell Phone Radiation Right to Know ActSeptember 11th, 2012
Congressman fights for consumer rights.
Employees at ‘Green’ Companies Are Significantly More ProductiveSeptember 11th, 2012
A new UCLA-led study has found that companies that voluntarily adopt international “green” practices and standards have employees who are 16 percent more productive than the average.
Droughts Are Pushing Trees to the LimitSeptember 11th, 2012
Droughts in the Southwest made more severe by warming temperatures are putting plants in stressful growing conditions, a new study has found.
Chemotherapy-Resistant Cancer Stem Cell Could Be ‘Achilles’ Heel’ of CancerSeptember 11th, 2012
Scientists at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have discovered a subpopulation of cells that display cancer stem cell properties and resistance to chemotherapy, and participate in tumor progression.
100 Most Threatened Species First in Line to Disappear Completely If Nothing Is DoneSeptember 11th, 2012
Tarzan’s chameleon, the spoon-billed sandpiper and the pygmy three-toed sloth have all topped a new list of the species closest to extinction.
Researchers Track Down the Sources of Condensation NucleiSeptember 11th, 2012
The researchers found three different types of organic aerosol particles, all similar to laboratory-generated reference samples.
Smart Meters: A Human Rights Issue in Canada?September 10th, 2012
Smart meters have been called a lot of things by people opposed to them.
New Mars Theory Questions Red Planet’s Watery PastSeptember 10th, 2012
New research suggests that magma could form some of these slick deposits rapidly, and ancient Mars may not have been as wet as we thought.
Low Cost, High Efficiency Solar Technology DevelopedSeptember 10th, 2012
Researchers at RTI International have developed a new solar technology that could make solar energy more affordable, and thus speed-up its market adoption.
Abandoned Walmart is Now America’s Largest LibrarySeptember 10th, 2012
Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle transformed an abandoned Walmart in McAllen, Texas, into a 124,500-square-foot public library.
Strange Hum Keeping West Seattle AwakeSeptember 10th, 2012
Mass auditory hallucination? Military experiments in the Pacific Northwest?
Shell Oil’s Drilling in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea Draws Greenpeace’s CriticismSeptember 10th, 2012
After a day of slower-than-expected preparations in the Chukchi Sea, Shell Alaska officially began drilling into the seafloor above its Burger prospect at 4:30 a.m. Sunday.
Bigfoot Spotted Near Canada’s Wunnumin Lake?September 10th, 2012
Multiple Bigfoot have been witnessed near Wunnumin Lake.
The 9/11 Hijackers: Fraud in Official Video Exhibits UncoveredSeptember 10th, 2012
A Panel of 22 researchers into the history of 9/11 has uncovered evidence of fraud in the photographic images of Muslim hijackers prior to boarding the planes on 9/11.
America’s Takeover of the United NationsSeptember 10th, 2012
The calls at the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran for reforming the United Nations and democratizing the Security Council were not exactly new.
US Coup D’Etat, Monsanto, Iran War, CNN Censorship, NYPD in IsraelSeptember 10th, 2012
Abby Martin brings up the issue of Corporate Personhood and unregulated political donations by interviewing Dr. Wilmer Leon about what he calls a Coup D’Etat of American Democracy.
President of Italy’s Supreme Court To Refer 9/11 Crimes To International Criminal CourtSeptember 10th, 2012
Says that 9/11 was “False Flag” Terror, Just Like the Strategy of Tension in Italy.
Web Inventor Warns Governments: Internet Has No OFF SwitchSeptember 10th, 2012
Tim Berners-Lee, the British inventor of the World Wide Web, on Wednesday warned governments that attempts to block the Internet were doomed to failure due to its scattered structure.
How Sea Otters Can Reduce CO2 in the Atmosphere: Appetite for Sea Urchins Allows Kelp to ThriveSeptember 10th, 2012
Can an abundance of sea otters help reverse a principal cause of global warming?
Enough Wind to Power Global Energy Demand: New Research Examines Limits, Climate ConsequencesSeptember 10th, 2012
There is enough energy available in winds to meet all of the world’s demand.
IU Mathematician Offers Unified Theory Of Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Altering Einstein Field EquationsSeptember 7th, 2012
A pair of mathematicians — one from Indiana University and the other from Sichuan University in China — have proposed a unified theory of dark matter and dark energy that alters Einstein’s equations describing the fundamentals of gravity.
Researchers Sequence Genome Of Malaria-Causing ParasiteSeptember 7th, 2012
The discovery raises concerns that mutations to resist existing medications could spread worldwide, making global eradication efforts even more difficult.
Chikyu Sets a New World Drilling-Depth Record of Scientific Ocean DrillingSeptember 7th, 2012
Scientific deep sea drilling vessel Chikyu sets a world new record by drilling down and obtains rock samples from deeper than 2,111 meters below the seafloor off Shimokita Peninsula of Japan in the northwest Pacific Ocean.
Quantum Teleportation Goes DistanceSeptember 7th, 2012
An international research team including several scientists from the University of Waterloo has achieved quantum teleportation over a record-breaking distance of 143 kilometres through free space.
Jobless Claims Fall To Lowest Level In A MonthSeptember 6th, 2012
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week to its lowest level in a month, an upbeat signal for a labor market that has struggled to create enough jobs.
Will Emphasizing Medicare Solve Democrats’ “White Guy” Problem?September 6th, 2012
At their national convention last week in Tampa, Republicans tried to improve their sagging numbers with minority voters by touting a racially diverse list of speakers.
Human Impact Felt On Black Sea Long Before Industrial EraSeptember 6th, 2012
The ability to define baselines and separate natural variability from human-induced changes is essential for understanding biogeochemical cycles and managing marine ecosystems.
Major World Interests at Stake in Canada’s Vast Mackenzie River BasinSeptember 6th, 2012
The Forum’s goals include identifying legal and scientific principles relevant to the processes leading ultimately to a coordinated basin-wide approach to management, as well as prioritizing knowledge gaps.
NASA to Explore Link Between Sea SaltinessSeptember 6th, 2012
The research voyage is part of a multi-year mission, dubbed the Salinity Processes in the Upper Ocean Regional Study (SPURS), which will deploy multiple instruments in different regions of the ocean.
Astronomers Discover ‘Pigtail’ Molecular CloudSeptember 6th, 2012
The “pigtail” molecular cloud is located in the Galactic center, approximately 30,000 light years away from the solar system.
Job Insecurity Affects HealthSeptember 6th, 2012
Workers with job insecurity were nearly four times more likely to report symptoms of anxiety attacks, and close to seven times more likely to have symptoms suggesting minor or major depression.
Seeing the Birth of the Universe in an Atom of HydrogenSeptember 6th, 2012
An international team of scientists led by researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a method for detecting galaxies of stars that formed when the universe was in its infancy, during the first 180 million years of its existence.
Loss of Tropical Forests Reduces RainSeptember 6th, 2012
The team used newly available NASA satellite observations of rainfall and vegetation, along with a model which predicts atmospheric wind flow patterns, to explore the impact of Earth’s tropical forests.
Wetter Arctic Could Influence Climate ChangeSeptember 6th, 2012
Increased precipitation and river discharge in the Arctic has the potential to speed climate change, according to the results of a study led by Xiangdong Zhang.
New Oil Spill Dispersant Made from Ingredients in Peanut Butter, Chocolate, Ice CreamSeptember 6th, 2012
Scientists now described a new dispersant made from edible ingredients that both breaks up oil slicks and keeps oil from sticking to the feathers of birds.
Dawn Craft To Depart Asteroid For Dwarf PlanetSeptember 5th, 2012
Navy SEAL Book Contains Classified InformationSeptember 5th, 2012
A book about the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden by a former Navy SEAL who participated in the mission contains classified information and the Pentagon is reviewing legal options.
Endangered Sea Turtle Lays 6 Eggs At Fla. HospitalSeptember 5th, 2012
An injured endangered sea turtle has laid six eggs after being brought a turtle hospital in the Florida Keys.
Jupiter-Bound Craft’s 2nd Maneuver Delayed 10 DaysSeptember 5th, 2012
After the last maneuver, engineers noticed higher-than-expected pressure in the propulsion system and wanted time to check it out.
35 Years Later, Voyager 1 Is Heading For The StarsSeptember 5th, 2012
Sooner or later, the workhorse spacecraft will bid adieu to the solar system and enter a new realm of space — the first time a manmade object will have escaped to the other side.
Most File-Sharers ‘Are Monitored’September 5th, 2012
Anyone using file-sharing service BitTorrent to download the latest film or music release is likely to be monitored, UK-based researchers suggest.
US Manufacturing Growth Still WeakSeptember 5th, 2012
US manufacturing growth remained sluggish in August amid falling exports and weak employment, according to two closely-watched surveys.
‘Magic Carpet’ Can Detect Or Even Predict A FallSeptember 5th, 2012
Researchers have shown off a “magic carpet” that can detect falls and may even predict mobility problems.
Coconut Oil Could Combat Tooth DecaySeptember 5th, 2012
Coconut oil attacks the bacteria behind tooth decay and could be used in dental care products, according to research.
Canada To Copy Obama’s Fuel Efficiency RulesSeptember 5th, 2012
The federal government is following the U.S. lead in establishing tougher fuel efficiency standards for light-duty vehicles – cars, vans and sport utility vehicles – for the model years 2012 to 2016.
World’s Biggest Offshore Windfarm Planned Off Scottish CoastSeptember 5th, 2012
Scheme with enough capacity to power 40% of Scottish households has been submitted for planning permission.
Medical Science Embraces The Healing Power Of Aloe VeraSeptember 5th, 2012
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine states that aloe vera is being used to treat diabetes, arthritis, epilepsy, and asthma.
Use Nature’s Bounty To Kill Deadly SuperbugsSeptember 5th, 2012
Natural News recently reported frightening information regarding the development of new, antibiotic-resistant strains of MRSA and flesh-eating bacteria appearing in hospitals around the country.
Flawed Organic Foods Study Really Just A Media PsyopSeptember 5th, 2012
The study these news outlets are quoting actually confirms that organic foods are far healthier for you than conventional foods.
Explosive Methane Gas Found in Some N.Y. WellsSeptember 5th, 2012
The research tested more than 200 wells used for drinking water across the state for the explosive gas, which is naturally occurring but can be dangerous if ignited.
Meteoroids Change Atmospheres of Earth, Mars, VenusSeptember 5th, 2012
Such elements can have a significant impact on the circulation and dynamics of winds in the atmosphere, researchers say.
Blood Test May Reveal Menopause AgeSeptember 3rd, 2012
The new study showed that AMH levels explained nearly 82 percent of the variability between women.
Chocolate Consumption Lowers Men’s Stroke RiskSeptember 3rd, 2012
Chocolate has been shown to improve cardiovascular health when consumed in moderation.
Last Meal Found in Stomach of Fuzzy DinosaurSeptember 3rd, 2012
The predator was roughly the size of a wolf, about 6 feet (2 meters) long, and had feathers or hairlike fuzz covering its body to help keep it warm.
Space Sugar Discovered Around Sun-Like StarSeptember 3rd, 2012
The molecules are about the same distance away from the star as the planet Uranus is from our sun.
Star-Destroying SuperweaponSeptember 3rd, 2012
Solar annihilators are rare compared to plain ol’ world-enders, indeed scaling with the inherent difficultly of star-killing.
Thought-Controlled Quadcopter Takes To The SkiesSeptember 3rd, 2012
The idea is to give people with impaired motor abilities a new avenue for interaction.
9,500-Year-Old ‘Cultic’ Figurines Found in IsraelSeptember 3rd, 2012
Found at the Tel Moza archaeological site, one of the Neolithic figures is a limestone ram with precisely carved spiral horns.
Soil May Be Source of Drug-Resistant BacteriaSeptember 3rd, 2012
The finding suggests that innocuous soil bacteria could be the original source of some antibiotic-resistant genes seen in hospitals.
Genome Brings Ancient Girl to LifeSeptember 3rd, 2012
An international team of scientists has sequenced the genome of an archaic Siberian girl 31 times over, using a new method that amplifies single strands of DNA.
‘Injectable Oxygen’ Lets You Live Without BreathingSeptember 3rd, 2012
A team of scientists at the Boston Children’s Hospital designed an injectable microparticle that can carry and release oxygen into a person’s bloodstream over a short period of time.
Microbe-Free Beaches, Thanks to DogsSeptember 3rd, 2012
Chicago beach managers have also used dogs to chase away gulls, which anecdotal evidence suggests has helped reduce the microbe counts and thus the number of beach closures.
Private U.S. Company Plans ‘Space Elevator’ to the MoonSeptember 3rd, 2012
They have created a Kickstarter account in an attempt to crowd-source a tether which would reach 55,000km above the moon’s surface.
Terrifying 1950s Synthetic Chemicals AdvertisingSeptember 3rd, 2012
It portrays the metaphorical giant disembodied hand of the chemical industry altering every aspect of the natural landscape.
The Isolator Helmet For Extreme FocusSeptember 3rd, 2012
The “Isolator” is designed to help focus the mind when reading or writing, not only by by eliminating all outside noise, but also by allowing just one line of text to be seen at a time through a horizontal slit.
September 2012 NewsletterSeptember 1st, 2012
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