Archive for December, 2012 : January 2013 NewsletterDecember 30th, 2012
NEWSFLASH! Just as predicted, the world did not end.
On The Hidden Pagan Meaning Of Santa ClausDecember 25th, 2012
The true ‘spirit of Xmas’ is no spirit at all, but a material share of the world, offering itself, apparently unbidden, to the child. It is a modern version of an ancient idea, elaborating itself for a post-Christian world. It is the artifice of the real itself.
Mayan Temple Damaged in Tourist ‘Apocalypse’ FrenzyDecember 25th, 2012
December 21 did provide a minor doomsday of sorts for the Mayans, as a priceless temple was overrun and desecrated by hordes.
Finally, A Few Bankers Face Criminal Prosecutions For ConspiraciesDecember 25th, 2012
When most mainstream media outlets discuss conspiracy theories, it is usually to debunk the views of dissenting and critical thinkers who are routinely denounced as simplistic, paranoid or worse.
Senate Bill Proposed To Study And Possibly Crack Down On Video Game ViolenceDecember 25th, 2012
Congressional Republicans poised to censor video games to ensure that a massacre at a school never happens again.
Divert Power to Shields–Solar Maximum Is ComingDecember 20th, 2012
The main reason for this is that there has been an increase in society’s dependence on space-based services that are severely influenced by these disturbances.
Multitasking Humpback Whales Sing in Feeding GroundsDecember 20th, 2012
All 10 of the whales sang while they ate, but two of them sang the long and complex songs that are usually only heard in mating season.
Shot Away from its Companion, Giant Star Makes WavesDecember 20th, 2012
NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has captured a dramatic, infrared portrait of these glowing waves, also known as a bow shock.
10-Point Model For A Mental Health System That WorksDecember 20th, 2012
The mental health system in America is an embarrassing failure.
If Obama Is Opposed To Guns, Why Did His Administration Just Purchase 1.6 Billion Rounds Of Ammunition And Sniper Rounds?December 20th, 2012
Why does the Department of Homeland Security — named after Hitler’s “Office of Fatherland Security” — need 1.6 billion rounds of ammo?
‘Preservative-Free’ Vaccines And Flu Shots Still Contain Deadly ToxinsDecember 20th, 2012
Flu vaccines contain mercury! This is the big preservative-free lie, and it is documented.
Closest Single Star Like Our Sun May Have Habitable PlanetDecember 20th, 2012
Its five planets are estimated to have masses between two and six times the mass of Earth — making it the lowest-mass planetary system yet detected.
Stars Reveal the Secret of Aging WellDecember 20th, 2012
Globular clusters are spherical collections of stars, tightly bound to each other by their mutual gravity.
When the Ice Melts, the Earth Spews FireDecember 20th, 2012
Researchers at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, together with colleagues from Harvard University have found evidence that the reverse process also occurs: Climate affects volcanic activity.
Scientists Construct First Detailed Map of How the Brain Organizes Everything We SeeDecember 20th, 2012
Brain is wired to put in order all the categories of objects and actions that we see.
Why Privacy Matters Even if You Have ‘Nothing to Hide’December 20th, 2012
But the problem with the nothing-to-hide argument is the underlying assumption that privacy is about hiding bad things.
I Was A CIA Sex SlaveDecember 20th, 2012
Brice Taylor reveals her participation in a CIA mind control operation, dubbed Project Monarch, involving celebrities, gruesome Satanic rituals, and forced prostitution.
Drug War, Justice System Are Modern-Day SlaveryDecember 20th, 2012
Not that anyone in Washington is likely to be listening, but bad boy film director Quentin Tarantino makes a very good point.
Carbon Tax Proven Useless Against Global WarmingDecember 18th, 2012
Impact on global carbon emissions would amount to little or nothing – making the imposition of a carbon tax useless.
Infant Formula Kills Infants Through CytotoxicityDecember 18th, 2012
The study suggests that infant formula may pose a risk to any infant with gastrointestinal problems, not just those born prematurely.
Neurological Disorder MMF Found To Be Caused By VaccinesDecember 18th, 2012
Research shows that macrophagic myofasciitis, or MMF, is a very real condition brought about as a direct result of vaccines that contain aluminum adjuvants, which become lodged in muscle tissue and lead to severe neurological damage and other problems.
Extreme Climate Predicted in Eastern U.S.December 18th, 2012
Storms, Heat Waves With Global Warming.
New Form of Cell Division FoundDecember 18th, 2012
Natural Back-Up Mechanism During Faulty Cell Division.
‘Gusty Winds’ in Space TurbulenceDecember 18th, 2012
First Direct Measurement of Its Kind in the Lab.
‘Missing’ Polar Weather Systems Could Impact Climate PredictionsDecember 18th, 2012
Intense but small-scale polar storms could make a big difference to climate predictions.
Plumes Across the Pacific Deliver Thousands of Microbial Species to North American West CoastDecember 18th, 2012
Hitching rides in the upper troposphere, they’re making their way from Asia across the Pacific Ocean and landing in North America.
Flesh-Eating Fungus Unexpectedly Killed Five People After Missouri TornadoDecember 18th, 2012
Wind and Solar Power Paired With Storage Could Power Grid 99.9 Percent of the TimeDecember 18th, 2012
Renewable energy could fully power a large electric grid 99.9 percent of the time by 2030 at costs comparable to today’s electricity expenses.
Obama Seems Poised To Declare Military Dictatorship In America Over Sandy Hook Elementary ShootingDecember 17th, 2012
This is code speak for gun prohibition schemes now being pushed ultra-aggressively by anti-gun zealots like Obama, Feinstein and Bloomberg.
Iron Supplementation Helps Low-Birth-Weight BabiesDecember 17th, 2012
According to scientists from Umea University, the largest in northern Scandinavia, supplemental iron could boost brain development and help prevent behavioral problems in babies who are a little undersized at birth.
Honey – A Top Survival FoodDecember 17th, 2012
Wound healer and all-purpose health tonic.
Experts’ Tips On Staying Fit During The HolidaysDecember 17th, 2012
Fitness expert Shirley Archer explained that people can usually stay in shape throughout the holidays with as few as 15 minutes of routine exercise per day.
Five Powerful Herbal Tinctures To Boost Your Immune SystemDecember 17th, 2012
There are plenty of herbs we do already know about that have demonstrable, scientifically-proven health benefits you can begin taking advantage of today.
10 Reasons To Try A Juice CleanseDecember 17th, 2012
Human Link To Climate Change Stronger Than EverDecember 17th, 2012
International climate scientists are more certain than ever that humans are responsible for global warming, rising sea levels and extreme weather events.
Leaked IPCC Report Reaffirms Dangerous Climate ChangeDecember 16th, 2012
Changes in the sun’s brightness do have an important effect on the climate, but not in the way climate skeptics would like to think.
Ancient Antarctic Microbes Isolated For Millennia May Provide Clues To Alien LifeDecember 16th, 2012
The findings shed light on the extreme limits at which life can live not just on Earth, but possibly alien worlds, scientists added.
‘Bigfoot’ Is Part Human, Claims Study Based On Purported Sasquatch DNADecember 16th, 2012
Because the Texas veterinarian has released no information at all about her findings (nor have they been examined by outside experts), it’s impossible to evaluate the validity of her conclusions.
Why Greenhouse Gases Hit Record High In 2011December 16th, 2012
Carbon dioxide, the primary greenhouse gas emitted by human activities, reached 390.9 parts per million last year, or 40 percent above the pre-industrial level, the World Meteorological Organization said.
Are polar ice sheets shrinking? Report offers definitive answer at lastDecember 16th, 2012
Numerous studies in recent years have offered different – and sometimes conflicting – views about ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica.
Too Big to IndictDecember 16th, 2012
HSBC was fined of $1.9 billion this week for laundering billions of dollars for Colombian and Mexican drug cartels.
The Truth About The U.S. War Against AfghanistanDecember 16th, 2012
We must build a new anti-war movement that is so large and determined that it is impossible for the government to ignore.
France Bans Contested Chemical BPA In Food PackagingDecember 16th, 2012
The chemical, commonly known as BPA, is used in “polycarbonate” types of hard plastic bottles and as a protective lining in food and beverage cans.
Obesity Bigger Health Crisis Than HungerDecember 16th, 2012
Nearly 500 researchers from 50 countries compared health data from 1990 through 2010 for the Global Burden of Disease report, revealing what they call a massive shift in global health trends.
Human Eye Proteins Detect Red Beyond RedDecember 16th, 2012
Colour vision in nearly all animals depends on specialised chemicals called chromophores, which sit inside proteins and absorb different wavelengths of light.
9/11 Trial: Any Mention Of Torture Is ClassifiedDecember 16th, 2012
The military judge in the 9/11 trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and others granted a government request to make all mention of alleged torture in the court classified.
New Knowledge About The Remarkable Properties Of Black HolesDecember 16th, 2012
The research shows that black holes have properties that resemble the dynamics of both solids and liquids.
Ancient Red Dye Powers New “Green” BatteryDecember 16th, 2012
CCNY chemists use plant extract in eco-friendly, sustainable lithium-ion battery.
Croatian War Criminals ReleasedDecember 16th, 2012
The appeal document concluded with a letter from General Ronald H. Griffith, vice chief of staff.
Press Statement From Josefina Vial FerreiroDecember 16th, 2012
Intensification of statements and false reports from the U.S. government related to the case of U.S. citizen Alan Gross, particularly related to the alleged deterioration of his health.
Pirate Bay Founder Released From Solitary ConfinementDecember 15th, 2012
After three months in solitary confinement Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm will be released from custody.
You May Be Living in a Simulated UniverseDecember 15th, 2012
Computer simulations of complex phenomena are everywhere in science, and cosmologists aren’t the only ones that marvel at synthetic chunks of the real universe.
Sorry Norway Food Companies, No More Greasy Burger Ads for KidsDecember 15th, 2012
Norway’s Health Ministry is proposing to ban advertisements aimed at children for “unhealthy” food including sodas, cookies, chocolate, ice cream, and greasy burgers.
Scientists Ask Blunt Question on Everyone’s MindDecember 15th, 2012
Why Earth and atmospheric scientists are swearing up a storm and getting arrested.
‘Humanity Is Still on the Way to Destroying Itself’December 14th, 2012
In 1972, environmental guru Dennis Meadows predicted in his seminal study “The Limits to Growth” that the world was heading toward an economic collapse.
NASA Researchers Discover Ancient Microbes in Antarctic LakeDecember 12th, 2012
Report finds the brine harbors a surprisingly diverse and abundant variety of bacteria that survive without a current source of energy from the sun.
U.S. Military’s Secret Mini-Shuttle Lifts Off From FloridaDecember 12th, 2012
The 196-foot (60-meter) rocket blasted off at 1:03 p.m. ET (1603 GMT) carrying the military’s original X-37B experimental space plane, also known as an Orbital Test Vehicle, or OTV.
Nature’s Remedy For Sexual Dysfunction And StressDecember 12th, 2012
Arginine is a health bolstering amino-acid with a heap of beneficial effects, and that can be easily acquired from plant sources.
Low-Level Pesticide Exposure Damages Cognitive AbilityDecember 12th, 2012
Even low-level exposure to a widely used group of pesticides can produce long-term damage to cognitive abilities.
Hand-Held Dental X-ray Machines Linked To Cancer RisksDecember 12th, 2012
Dental X-ray machines emitting 10 times the radiation of normal x-rays.
Free Speech Protection Applies To Big Pharma Drugs, But Not Nutritional SupplementsDecember 12th, 2012
A recent federal appeals court decision appears to give a free pass to pharmaceutical representatives peddling prescription drugs for “off-label” uses.
Ancient Red Dye Powers New ‘Green’ BatteryDecember 12th, 2012
Chemists Use Plant Extract in Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Lithium-Ion Battery.
New Insights About The Star All Others Are Measured ByDecember 12th, 2012
The researchers estimated Vega’s age by precisely measuring its spin speed with a tool called the Michigan Infrared Combiner.
U.S. Army’s Chemical Weapons Expert Reveals Details Of ExperimentsDecember 12th, 2012
Decades after a risky Cold War experiment, a scientist lives with secrets.
HSBC to Pay $1.92 Billion to Settle Charges of Money LaunderingDecember 12th, 2012
Is the second-largest bank on the planet also one of the most far-reaching criminal organizations?
11 Secret Documents Americans Deserve to SeeDecember 12th, 2012
Presidents and other government officials have the power to deem materials classified provides them with an opportunity to use national security as an excuse to suppress documents and reports that would reveal embarrassing or illegal activities.
America – The World’s Worst ThugDecember 11th, 2012
Another must read essay by William Blum on what is wrong with America.
Engineers Make Tiny, Low-Cost, Terahertz Imager ChipDecember 11th, 2012
The new chips boast signals more than a thousand times stronger than existing approaches, and emanate terahertz signals that can be dynamically programmed to point in a specified direction, making them the world’s first integrated terahertz scanning arrays.
Research Reveals How Fins Became LegsDecember 11th, 2012
Vertebrates’ transition to living on land, instead of only in water, represented a major event in the history of life.
Wind and Solar Power Paired With Storage Could Power Grid 99.9 Percent of the TimeDecember 11th, 2012
A well-designed combination of wind power, solar power and storage in batteries and fuel cells would nearly always exceed electricity demands while keeping costs low, the scientists found.
European Sellouts Reject Study Linking GM Corn To CancerDecember 11th, 2012
EFSA, announced that the infamous GM corn study out of France “cannot be regarded as scientifically sound” because of alleged “inadequacies in its design, reporting and analysis.”
Yes On Prop 37’s Biggest Supporter Was… Monsanto?December 11th, 2012
Monsanto, quite satisfied, stood off to the side and poured major dollars to their PR people, who in turn campaigned against labeling.
Obama Administration Most Secretive In U.S. History; ‘Transparency’ Was Campaign HypeDecember 11th, 2012
Obama’s administration, you see, has spent nearly all of its first term hiding, obfuscating and covering up various scandals, missteps and policy failures.
Omega-3 Fats Again Vindicated In The Prevention Of Cardiovascular Disease And Chronic IllnessesDecember 11th, 2012
Monster drug giants benefit by pushing their ineffective prescription medications that at best, mask symptoms of disease and do little to treat those vascular conditions that respond positively to Omega-3 fat enriched foods and fish oil capsules.
Is Bigfoot in the Process of Becoming Real?December 11th, 2012
Perhaps some day soon Bigfoot will be every bit as real as such things as Quarks and Higgs boson.
The Power of Negative ThinkingDecember 10th, 2012
Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier.
Mayan Calendar Doomsday Panic Hits RussiaDecember 10th, 2012
Russia’s government decided to put an end to the doomsday talk.
Mars One Project Has More Than 1,000 Volunteers For A One-Way Trip To MarsDecember 10th, 2012
The Mars One organization has revealed details of its plans to land four astronauts on the Red Planet in 2023, with four additional ‘crew’ arriving every two years.
Misguided Apple Maps Could Kill YouDecember 10th, 2012
Apple’s much-maligned mapping system is so flawed that motorists who rely on it run the risk of ending up dead in the wilderness.
Antarctic ‘Lost World’ To Be ExploredDecember 10th, 2012
Final checks are under way in Antarctica before the launch of a daring attempt to investigate an ancient lake beneath the ice-sheet.
Top Six Alkaline Foods To Eat Every Day For Vibrant HealthDecember 10th, 2012
The typical American diet is a deadly one, consisting primarily of toxic and acid-forming foods like processed sugars, artificial sweeteners, refined grains, conventionally produced meats and dairy, and hidden genetically modified organisms.
The Great California Tax HoaxDecember 10th, 2012
$577 billion in hidden assets never revealed to voters.
Your Mobile Device’s Web Browser Is Highly Vulnerable To AttackDecember 10th, 2012
The study focused on the presence or absence of tiny graphic icons that typically appear in the URL field (“address bar”) of the browser window.
Obama Is Coming After Your Private Pension Funds; Time To ‘Redistribute’ The Wealth!December 10th, 2012
The Obama administration, unions, Congress and the Treasury Department are looking to fundamentally change the way you plan and save for retirement as well.
Hyped-Up Nuclear ‘Wonder Fuel’ Not So Wonderful, Scientists WarnDecember 10th, 2012
A radioactive element being promoted as a “wonder fuel” by the nuclear power industry is much less benign than it has been presented as being, according to a paper by four nuclear energy specialists published in the journal Nature.
5 Ways To Respond To Loss Of Freedom In The USADecember 10th, 2012
So, keep your chin up and prepare your mind, body, spirit and your HOME to survive and even thrive in the worst of outward circumstances – as our situation is likely to worsen dramatically before it gets better.
Bing Accuses Google Shopping Of ‘Payola’ Scandal In New ‘Scroogled’ CampaignDecember 10th, 2012
Though a serial privacy violator, Google has complied with more than 42 percent of censorship requests it has received in recent years from Western governments – from the U.S. government in particular.
Live Longer And Better With These Five Immortality HerbsDecember 10th, 2012
A great number of the most effective herbs are known as adaptogens, which assist the body in its natural task of maintaining homeostasis – the delicate state of balance necessary to survival and healing.
The Ten Worst Ways Your Children Are Being Poisoned Right NowDecember 10th, 2012
Children are also being poisoned in other insidious ways that suppress free thinking, assault good health and crush children’s souls.
U.S. Ready to Offer Mercenaries $10 Billion for a Drug-War Air ForceDecember 9th, 2012
Starting next month, the State Department will solicit some defense-industry feedback on a contract to help operate its 412 aircraft, based in at least eight nations, before it reopens the contract for bidding.
Text Messages Direct To Your Contact LensDecember 9th, 2012
New technology that will allow information, such as text messages from a mobile phone, to be projected onto a contact lens worn in the human eye has been developed by Belgian researchers.
Sirius Business: Was Aleister Crowley an Extraterrestrial Medium?December 9th, 2012
Throughout Crowley’s years as a magus, and his many, many magical experiments he often attempted to contact intelligences of the non-human variety.
Dr. Oz Flip-Flops on Supporting Organics as High-Profile Attacks IntensifyDecember 9th, 2012
America’s most popular TV doctor seems to have forgotten his own words that organic food is “worth the investment” and is instead trashing organics.
Multiple Media Usage Linked To Depression And AnxietyDecember 9th, 2012
Using multiple forms of media at the same time – such as playing a cellphone game while watching TV – is linked to symptoms of anxiety and depression, scientists have found for the first time.
Economic Crisis Fuels Military Intervention As The Chemical Weapons ‘Threat’ Becomes The New PretextDecember 9th, 2012
The Democrats and Republicans once more cannot agree on what to do about the alleged “fiscal cliff” that threatens to further unravel the economy, even as analysts say that the whole notion of going over the “cliff “ has been fabricated by the right to force more cuts in social benefits.
GMO Company DuPont Pioneer Bribing Third-Grade Students With ‘Seed’ MoneyDecember 9th, 2012
The key purveyor of GMOs has developed a partnership with Eleele Elementary School (EES) in Eleele, Hawaii, where the company has apparently been given free reign to subtly indoctrinate the school’s students into GMO dogma while bribing them with so-called “seed” money.
Secret Files on Aliens, UFO Sightings a Joke or Cover Up?December 9th, 2012
Are top secret files on aliens and UFOs kept by Russian heads of state? Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev talked extraterrestrial life and UFO sightings Friday after a televised interview in Moscow.
Is Michelle Obama’s ‘Natural Food’ Campaign Designed To Hide The White House Attack On Organic Food?December 8th, 2012
Obama was, all along, a stealth operative on behalf of Monsanto, biotech, GMOs, and corporate control of the future of agriculture.
Four Ways To Know If GMOs Are Making You FatterDecember 8th, 2012
Through food, beverages and drinking water alone, the average American consumes between 10 and 13 different pesticides every single day.
FDA Quietly Increases Allowed Radiation Doses Of Meats For Human ConsumptionDecember 8th, 2012
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has instead decided to simply up the doses of radiation that industrial food producers are allowed to blast on their filthy, contaminated meat products.
Costa Rica Now Battling Monsanto Over GMO CornDecember 8th, 2012
the world’s most evil company, Monsanto, is once again trying to destroy this by quietly ushering in a variety of GM corn that Costa Ricans have been working feverishly in recent days to block from being approved.
“Drones Are Not A Security Solution”December 8th, 2012
Progressive filmmaker Robert Greenwald details his experiences interviewing the Pakistani victims of U.S. attacks.
Gary Null Calls Out Dr. Oz For Supporting Monsanto, Being ‘Propagandized’ By Corporate InterestsDecember 5th, 2012
Dr. Oz’s facebook page was hit with a barrage of angry comments denouncing Oz as being “totally out of touch” with real people who want clean, non-GMO food that isn’t sprayed with chemical pesticides.
What Dolphins Can Teach Us About High Quality DietsDecember 5th, 2012
The research highlights the importance of choosing high quality nutrients over low quality ones, even though we may not immediately recognize the difference.
Ginger Root Is A Miracle Cure For Prostate CancerDecember 5th, 2012
The British Journal of Nutrition published the results of an American study recently in which ginger extract (zingiber officinale) actually killed human prostate cancer cells while healthy prostate cells did not die.
DuPont Contracts Private Paramilitary Police Force To Terrorize Farmers Over GMOsDecember 5th, 2012
DuPont, is taking the biotechnology industry’s mafia-style intimidation tactics to the next level by hiring its own private paramilitary police force to scare American farmers into continuing to purchase its products in accordance with patent protection laws.
FDA Allows Criminal Drug Company To Market Generic Lipitor Drug Containing Tiny Shards Of GlassDecember 5th, 2012
The recall affects all 10, 20, and 40-milligram doses of the drug produced by Ranbaxy, according to an announcement posted on the company’s website.
Monsanto To Receive Huge Government Bailout From European UnionDecember 5th, 2012
Monsanto is now set to receive a multi-million dollar bailout from the EBRD, a London-based financial group connected to the IMF, to cover a slew of financial losses incurred by the evil corporation throughout Europe.
A Food Stamp Menu For Cory BookerDecember 5th, 2012
The Newark mayor plans to live off of the equivalent of food stamps for a week.
We’re Eating What? The Drugstore in U.S. Meat.December 5th, 2012
Synthetic growth hormones are central to U.S. meat production, especially beef, and the reason Europe has banned a lot of U.S. meat since 1989.
Amendment To Protect Americans From Indefinite Detention Passes SenateDecember 5th, 2012
The U.S. Senate voted on Amendment No. 3018 to the National Defense Authorization Act which protects the rights prescribed to Americans in the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution with regard to indefinite detention and the right to a trial by jury.
Climate Models Project Increase in U.S. Wildfire RiskDecember 5th, 2012
Doug Morton of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., presented the new analysis of future U.S. fire activity.
Himalayas and Pacific Northwest Could Experience Major EarthquakesDecember 5th, 2012
Research by Stanford scientists focuses on geologic features and activity in the Himalayas and Pacific Northwest that could mean those areas are primed for major earthquakes.
‘Everyone In US Under Virtual Surveillance’December 5th, 2012
The FBI records the emails of nearly all US citizens, including members of congress, according to NSA whistleblower William Binney. In an interview with RT, he warned that the government can use this information against anyone.
Lessons Learned from Deepwater HorizonDecember 4th, 2012
A special collection of articles about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill provides the first comprehensive analysis and synthesis of the science used in the unprecedented response effort by the government, academia, and industry.
Titan, Saturn’s Largest Moon, Icier Than ThoughtDecember 4th, 2012
The new study suggests that the internally generated heat that keeps that ocean from freezing solid depends far more on Titan’s interactions with Saturn and its other moons than had been suspected.
Engraved Stone Dating Back 30,000 Years Found in ChinaDecember 4th, 2012
Chinese archaeologists have discovered a stunning 30,000-year-old engraved stone artifact in a collection of stone tools unearthed at the Paleolithic site of Shuidonggou in 1980.
Planet Rings Could Be Behind the Formation of Solar System SatellitesDecember 4th, 2012
Two French researchers have recently proposed the first ever model explaining how the great majority of regular satellites in our solar system were formed out of planet rings.
The Illuminati Conspiracy Theories, and the Climate Denial HoaxDecember 4th, 2012
Much has been made in the Conspiracy Theories about how the Illuminati control the world, and are also seeking total world domination.
Are Aliens Communicating With Us Via The Stars?December 4th, 2012
Lucianne Walkowicz wants to conduct a search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI), not by doing anything so conventional as listening for radio transmissions or watching for flashes of laser light.
Earliest Known Dinosaur DiscoveredDecember 4th, 2012
Researchers have found what could be the earliest known dinosaur to walk the Earth lurking in the corridors of London’s Natural History Museum.
A Neuroscientist Describes His Near-Death Visit To Another RealmDecember 4th, 2012
When a neurosurgeon found himself in a coma, he experienced things he never thought possible- a journey to the afterlife.
NYPD Has Spied On Muslim Residents For Years, Hasn’t Generated A Single Terrorism LeadDecember 4th, 2012
In more than six years of spying on Muslim neighborhoods, eavesdropping on conversations and cataloguing mosques, the New York Police Department’s secret Demographics Unit never generated a lead or triggered a terrorism investigation, the department acknowledged in court testimony.
Frank Olson Family Sues CIA Over Bioweapons Expert’s Mysterious 1953 DeathDecember 4th, 2012
Bioweapons expert Frank Olson unwittingly served as a guinea pig in clandestine CIA mind-control experiments involving LSD. But was the purpose all along to assassinate him?
Ralph Nader On A Simple Way To Avoid The Fiscal CliffDecember 4th, 2012
Tax stock trades.
DOJ Mysteriously Quits Monsanto Antitrust InvestigationDecember 4th, 2012
A DOJ spokesperson confirmed that the agency had “closed its investigation into possible anticompetitive practices in the seed industry,” but would divulge no details.
Saying No to CollegeDecember 4th, 2012
The idea that a college diploma is an all-but-mandatory ticket to a successful career is showing fissures.
Factory Farming’s Days May Be NumberedDecember 4th, 2012
Happiness May Bring You More MoneyDecember 3rd, 2012
Young people who express more positive emotions tend to have higher incomes by the time they’re 29, a Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences study says.
NASA Voyager 1 Probe Encounters New Region in Deep SpaceDecember 3rd, 2012
Scientists refer to this new region as a magnetic highway for charged particles because our sun’s magnetic field lines are connected to interstellar magnetic field lines.
Even In The Healthy, Stress Causes Brain To ShrinkDecember 3rd, 2012
Yale researchers decided to look at the volume of gray matter — the tissue containing nerve cells and their branching projections called dendrites — in a group of community participants.
Making Music Together Connects BrainsDecember 3rd, 2012
When guitarists play together, networks of nerve cells are formed between their brains.
Bloodsucking Vampire On The Loose In SerbiaDecember 3rd, 2012
Villagers in Serbia are terrified of the alleged return of Sava Savonovic, the local vampire.
Ninjas Headed For ExtinctionDecember 3rd, 2012
Japan’s era of shoguns and samurai is long over, but the country does have one, or maybe two, surviving ninjas. Experts in the dark arts of espionage and silent assassination, ninjas passed skills from father to son – but today’s say they will be the last.
Private Prison Company Allegedly Partnered With Violent Gangs To Save MoneyDecember 3rd, 2012
Corrections Corporation of America is accused of using targeted prison gang violence as a cost-saving measure.
Ten Top Futurist Predictions For 2013 And BeyondDecember 3rd, 2012
Each year since 1985, the editors of THE FUTURIST have selected the most thought-provoking ideas and forecasts appearing in the magazine to go into annual Outlook report.
Pennsylvania Teenager Sleeps For 64 Days StraightDecember 3rd, 2012
A real-life “sleeping beauty”: Meet the 17-year-old girl with condition that made her sleep for 64 DAYS.
Australia Should Help Stop Transplant Tourism, Organ TheftDecember 3rd, 2012
Australians travelling to China for quick transplant surgeries are likely to receive organs from executed prisoners and it is up to the Government to be more proactive in addressing the risks.
Mexico’s New President Set to Empower a “Devil’s Cartel”December 3rd, 2012
CIA Operative Claims Corrupt Colombian Law Enforcer Now Advising Peña Nieto Is Sign Of That Danger Ahead.
US Court Orders Tobacco Firms to Admit LyingDecember 3rd, 2012
A US judge has ordered tobacco firms to pay for a public campaign laying out “past deception” over smoking risks.
Senate Set to Introduce Bill for Broad Email SpyingDecember 3rd, 2012
A Senate proposal claiming to “protect” Americans’ email privacy from unwarranted secret state intrusions “has been quietly rewritten, giving government agencies more surveillance power than they possess under current law,” CNET revealed.
What Was Brazil’s Role in Operation Condor? It Created and Led the Murderous PlanDecember 3rd, 2012
The head of Brazil’s Justice and Human Rights Movement stated that it was the Brazilian dictatorship which masterminded the notorious Plan Condor, the South American military dictatorships undercover transborder organization of the sixties and seventies.
WikiLeaks Suspect Bradley Manning: “I Thought I Was Going To Die In That Cage”December 3rd, 2012
Bradley Manning, the Army private accused of leaking a massive cache of classified information to WikiLeaks, testified for the first time since he was arrested in May 2010.
Simulated Brain Scores Top Test MarksDecember 3rd, 2012
First computer model to produce complex behaviour performs almost as well as humans at simple number tasks.
A Swollen Monster in the Middle of a GalaxyDecember 2nd, 2012
Black Hole in a nearby galaxy is much bigger than expected.
Reining in Obama and His DronesDecember 2nd, 2012
Barack Obama, former president of the Harvard Law Review and a constitutional law lecturer, should go back and review his coursework. He seems to have declined to comport his presidency to the rule of law.
Inmate: James Holmes Told Me He Was “Programmed” To Kill by “Evil” TherapistDecember 2nd, 2012
“Batman” shooter a Manchurian Candidate?
The Shocking Details of a Mississippi School-to-Prison PipelineDecember 2nd, 2012
Wearing the wrong color socks, talking back and being late landed young Cedrico Green in jail. The Justice Department says there are many more students like him.
Grayson: Walmart is “The Largest Recipient of Public Aid in the Country”December 2nd, 2012
Speaking to Current TV host Cenk Uygur on Monday’s episode of “The Young Turks,” Grayson called Walmart “the largest recipient of public aid in the country,” saying their low wages force workers to take food stamps, housing assistance and Medicaid just to get by.
50 Reasons to Boycott the Catholic ChurchDecember 2nd, 2012
The Church uses its resources to oppose social progress and positive change all over the world.
US Coastal Cities in Danger as Sea Levels Rise Faster than Expected, Study WarnsDecember 2nd, 2012
Satellite measurements show flooding from storms like Sandy will put low-lying population centres at risk sooner than projected.
Frank Olson Family Sues CIA Over Bioweapons Expert’s Mysterious 1953 DeathDecember 2nd, 2012
The sons of a Cold War scientist who plunged to his death in 1953 several days after unwittingly taking LSD in a CIA mind-control experiment sued the government.