Archive for June, 2009 : Imagine a World Without FishJune 30th, 2009
The needless and ill-advised consumption of fish by humans is causing the rapid destruction of the Oceans. A new documentary makes the point crystal clear. Please don’t eat sea creatures.
Sea Shepherd Announces New Antarctic ‘Research’ ProjectJune 30th, 2009
In response to Japan’s whale ‘research’ project which has resulted in the brutal killing of more than 12,000 whales, Sea Shepherd has announced its own ‘research’ project as the battle to defend life goes on.
Pirate Bay Sells OutJune 30th, 2009
The battle for the freedom of information was recently given a major setback, not from law suits or prison sentences but perhaps to greed. The founders of Pirate Bay have decided to sell the site and the new owners will stop the free distribution of copyrighted material.
Israeli Doctors Colluding in TortureJune 30th, 2009
Despite protests from association members, the World Medical Association is now headed up by an Israeli Doctor who supports the torture of Palestinians.
The Elephant in the Room: Israel’s Nuclear WeaponsJune 30th, 2009
It is Israel and its illicit nuclear weapon’s arsenal that is the biggest threat to mideast peace and stability, not Iran’s nuclear power program.
Overfishing Pushes Sharks Towards ExtinctionJune 30th, 2009
One-third of open ocean sharks are threatened with extinction yet are virtually unprotected.
Meet the RetreadsJune 30th, 2009
The federal anti-environment pro-corporate criminal policy continues under the new administration with the usual suspects still in power.
Deficit forces California to issue IOUsJune 30th, 2009
Unwilling to stop the waste and theft of taxpayers money by the State, California will start issuing IOUs to pay some of its bills.
Fish & Wildlife Service Nominee an Environmental CriminalJune 30th, 2009
Sam Hamilton, nominated June 9 to head the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has a long history of violating the Endangered Species Act.
NATO’s War Plans For The High NorthJune 29th, 2009
Since the beginning of the year the United States and NATO have repeatedly indicated in both word and deed their intention to lay claim to and extend their military presence in what they refer to as the High North: The Arctic Circle and the waters connecting with it, the Barents and the Norwegian Seas, as well as the Baltic.
Journalist Files Charges against WHO and UN for BioterrorismJune 29th, 2009
As the anticipated July release date for Baxter’s A/H1N1 flu pandemic vaccine approaches, an Austrian investigative journalist is warning the world that the greatest crime in the history of humanity is underway.
Israel Killed JFK, Says VanunuJune 29th, 2009
In a startling accusation, nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu has alleged that Jerusalem was behind the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy, who was exerting pressure on the then Israeli head of state to shed light on the Dimona nuclear plant.
Polar Bear Expert Barred By Global WarmistsJune 29th, 2009
Mitchell Taylor, who has studied the animals for 30 years, was told his views ‘are extremely unhelpful’. According to the world’s leading expert on polar bears, their numbers are higher than they were 30 years ago.
The Total Takeover Of America Enters Its Final PhaseJune 29th, 2009
Full frontal assault on every aspect of freedom kicks into high gear as the elite twist the knife into the rotting carcass of the United States. Prison Planet puts out its red alert.
$15.3 M Missing from Royal Canadian MintJune 29th, 2009
Gold coins that will be melted down at the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa. The Mintsays it can’t account for approximately $15.3 million in precious metals that seems to have vanished from its inventory in the 2008 fiscal year, according to a third party review conducted by Deloitte and Touche.
E-mails Indicate EPA Suppressed Report Skeptical of Global WarmingJune 29th, 2009
The Environmental Protection Agency may have suppressed an internal report that was skeptical of claims about global warming, including whether carbon dioxide must be strictly regulated by the federal government, according to a series of newly disclosed e-mail messages.
Dubai, Main Destination on Human Trafficking MapJune 29th, 2009
The Center for Investigative Reporting recently published ‘The Price of Sex’, a vast multi-media project by photojournalist Mimi Chakarova who spent nearly seven years doggedly unraveling the web of sex trafficking.
U.S. Behind the Coup in Honduras?June 29th, 2009
Castro and Chavez have accused the CIA of being behind the ouster of the Honduran President Manuel Zelaya. Given the history of U.S. intervention in Central America, they are most certainly right.
The Coup in Honduras a Sad Affair for AllJune 29th, 2009
The recent coup in Honduras unseated the country’s first decent President in a very long time.
Feds Try to Stop Suit by 9/11 FamiliesJune 28th, 2009
The U.S. Federal Govt. is taking extraordinary measures to stop a lawsuit by members of 911 victims against the Saudi Arabian Govt. for its financial support of militants.
Iran Arrests British Embassy StaffJune 28th, 2009
Iran has long suffered foreign interference in its politics and the recent attempts to fan the flames of protest is a repeat from the last ‘revolution’. This time the Govt. it taking direct action by arresting Brits.
Whales as Much Like People as Other MammalsJune 27th, 2009
Like most land mammals, birds and fish, whales have a sense of self, feel a wide range of emotions, form strong social bonds and have long-term memories. They are ‘people’ in most every sense and deserve to be treated with respect.
Doctors Baffled by Girl Who Doesn’t AgeJune 26th, 2009
Brooke Greenberg is the size of an infant, with the mental capacity of a toddler but she is 16 years old and doesn’t show any signs of aging.
FBI Compounds Secret Gag Order w/ More SecrecyJune 26th, 2009
The FBI continues its secrecy binge by filing a classified justification of its use of a gag order on an ISP in the ongoing Doe v. Holder battle.
Water ElectricJune 26th, 2009
Water charges up with electricity when exposed to sunlight, offering the potential for an inexhaustible supply of squeaking clean energy and challenging conventional understanding of bioenergetics
Canada For or Against Nuclear Proliferation?June 26th, 2009
As one of the leading suppliers of uranium, Canada is also one of the world’s biggest pushers of nuclear energy. To help ensure that the massive stockpiles of nuclear fuel and waste it provided don’t end up in the wrong hands it is spending hundreds of millions.
Corn to Become Even More DangerousJune 26th, 2009
Corn is already toxic due to genetic modification. Now, Iowa State University researchers are inserting flu vaccines into corn despite evidence that the current swine flu likely resulted from vaccines.
Nixon Tapes Mention ‘Synagogue of Satan’June 25th, 2009
A conversation between Richard Nixon and evangelist Billy Graham, part of hours of tapes and thousands of papers released by the Nixon library the week, is riling the nation’s Jewish community.
Sinkholes a Threat Around Dead SeaJune 25th, 2009
Sinkholes mar the terrain near the Ein Gedi Spa along the Dead Sea in Israel. Collapsing land has forced the closures of a campground, date groves and a naval base and scuttled plans for 5,000 new hotel rooms, an official said.
Animal Rights Activist Reveals Prison SecretsJune 25th, 2009
After being released from a secretive prison for the high crime of merely advocating the rights of animals to not be tortured, Andrew Stepanian and his attorney speak out against the US injustice system.
Jim Marrs Rebuts JFK TheoryJune 25th, 2009
Jim Marrs responds to the Driver As Shooter Controversy
US Reneges On Iraq Withdrawal PromisesJune 25th, 2009
JFK in “Shocking New, HD, Stabilized Video”.
Despite campaign promises and agreements, the US has announced it will continue its brutal occupation of Iraq which has so far resulted in more than 1 million dead Iraqis – mostly women and children.
European Labs Discover Flu Vaccines ContaminatedJune 24th, 2009
If “accidental” contamination is virtually impossible,
Mouse With ‘Humanized Version’ Of Human Language Gene Provides Clues To Language DevelopmentJune 24th, 2009
then intentional contamination likely.
Scientists of the German Mouse Clinic at Helmholtz Zentrum München have made a major contribution to understanding human language development. Using a comprehensive screening method, they studied a mouse model carrying a “humanized version” of a key gene associated with human language.
‘Chemical Nose’ May Sniff Out Cancer EarlierJune 24th, 2009
Using a “chemical nose” array of nanoparticles and polymers, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a fundamentally new, more effective way to differentiate not only between healthy and cancerous cells but also between metastatic and non-metastatic cancer cells.
9/11 FEMA Videographer Goes PublicJune 24th, 2009
More evidence that the attacks of 911 were carried out by the Federal government has surfaced in the form of whistleblower Kurt Sonnenfeld.
15 Year-Old Develops Alage Energy SystemJune 24th, 2009
Javier Fernández-Han combined existing and new technology to create an integrated algae powered energy and waste treatment system.
Smoking Linked To Brain DamageJune 24th, 2009
A new research suggesting a direct link between smoking and brain damage will be published in the July issue of the Journal of Neurochemistry. Researchers have found that a compound in tobacco provokes white blood cells in the central nervous system to attack healthy cells, leading to severe neurological damage.
Ability to Imagine Self in Other’s Shoes Tied to EmpathyJune 24th, 2009
New research from Vanderbilt University indicates the way our brain handles how we move through space—including being able to imagine literally stepping into someone else’s shoes—may be related to how and why we experience empathy toward others.
Longer Life Linked To Specific Foods In Mediterranean DietJune 24th, 2009
Some food groups in the Mediterranean diet are more important than others in promoting health and longer life.
Energy Bill a Giant Step BackwardJune 24th, 2009
The new Energy bill being pushed by some environmental groups was written by corporate energy criminals and will actually prevent clean energy from being made available.
University to Build Massive Underground Torture ChamberJune 24th, 2009
The Iowa state Board of Regents will build a 35,200 square foot underground facility where it will torture animals under the pretense of medical research.
House Demands Federal Reserve DataJune 24th, 2009
The US Congress continues to try and pry information out of the Federal Reserve Bank, but the Federal Reserve isn’t legally required to reveal any information it doesn’t want to but can legally indebt taxpayers all it wants.
Judge Orders Guantanamo Detainee FreedJune 24th, 2009
The discovery of suicide martyr videos seemed certain proof that Abd al Rahim Abdul Rassak was part of al-Qaida. A closer look at his video, though, showed he was actually being tortured by al-Qaida.
More People Stand Up to Mountaintop MadnessJune 23rd, 2009
Celebrities were joined by dozens of other people who were arrested for protesting the insanely destructive practice of mountaintop coal mining which Obama had promised to end but didn’t.
Three More Countries Join ALBAJune 23rd, 2009
Three more countries have joined ALBA, an alternative to the US dominated Organization of American States (OAS). This brings the total to 9 countries.
International Wacky Whaling Commission Gets UnderwayJune 23rd, 2009
Sea Shepherd’s Capt. Paul Watson’s wacky adventures at the wackier Whaling Commission meeting in Portugul…
Iran Internet Monitoring Software in US AlsoJune 23rd, 2009
The same type of Internet spying and censorship software used in Iran is also at use in the US.
Spooks in Our SchoolsJune 23rd, 2009
If you are a college student you now have to wonder if your classmates are spies for Uncle Sam.
Improve Mental Health With NeurofeedbackJune 23rd, 2009
Brain-wave training can cure a wide range of ailments and greatly facility cognitive development.
Torture, Psychology and Sen. Daniel InouyeJune 22nd, 2009
How could the The American Psychological Association go from pretending to help people to actually helping torture people?
Biofuel Could Lighten Jet Fuel’s Carbon FootprintJune 22nd, 2009
The seeds of a lowly weed could cut jet fuel’s cradle-to-grave carbon emissions by 84 percent.
CO2 Higher Today Than Last 2.1 Million YearsJune 22nd, 2009
Researchers have reconstructed atmospheric carbon dioxide levels over the past 2.1 million years in the sharpest detail yet, shedding new light on its role in the earth’s cycles of cooling and warming.
Iranian Protests Another Orchestrated “Color Revolution?”June 22nd, 2009
Are the Iranian election protests engineered by outsiders?
Washington’s (Latest) Surrender to Wall StreetJune 22nd, 2009
Washington’s attempts to fix the economy only go from bad to worse as it continues to give control to the criminal banking elite.
No Forgiveness for Big 3 Auto MfgsJune 22nd, 2009
After suffering decades of abuse by the Big 3, many American auto buyers would still rather pay more for foreign cars than believe the empty promises from Detroit.
inJustice Dept. Tries to Block Geronimo SuitJune 21st, 2009
The corrupt US inJustice Dept. is trying to block a suit by the family of Geronimo to have his remains returned by Yale’s satanic Skull & Bones cult and buried at his birth place in New Mexico.
Jewish Media Wages Web War Against Iran Govt.June 20th, 2009
A challenge of voting results in Iran has grown into a global Israeli led campaign to replace the government of Iran with one more to their liking. Certainly the current Iranian govt. is rotten and needs to be improved or replaced but an Israeli controlled government could only be worse.
Thirst for Profit: Corporate Control of WaterJune 20th, 2009
The world needs to recognize access to clean water as a fundamental human right.
Feds Undermine Local DemocracyJune 20th, 2009
A US Federal court has decided that cities don’t have the right to prevent the military from illegally recruiting children.
Gay PromJune 20th, 2009
I read this with compassion, it is a shame people have to feel like this. We are ALL equal.
Obama Coal Plan Fails to Protect EnvironmentJune 19th, 2009
The Applachian mountains are rapidly being turned into vast dead zones devoid of life, yet, Washington refuses to stop the destruction or allow existing environmental laws to be enforced.
Humanitarian Aid Criminalised at the BorderJune 19th, 2009
Humanitarian aid groups trying to avert migrant deaths on the U.S- Mexico border face fines and prison for simply trying to save lives.
Sea Shepherd Victory in the Canadian CourtsJune 19th, 2009
The Canadian trolls have once again failed in their attempts to maroon Captain Paul Watson on the shore.
$1.92 Million Fine for Sharing 24 Songs?June 19th, 2009
With the RIAA now in control of the inJustice Dept. and able to more easily coerce judges, the recording industry is getting massive convictions of people who share songs. But will their hollow victories hold up in the Supreme Court?
No Real Evidence for Iran Election FraudJune 19th, 2009
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s election victory is disbelieved by hundreds of thousands of Iranians, but experts say hard evidence of vote rigging is elusive. Could Israel-US be trying to create another revolution?
Tomb Raiders Charged with FeloniesJune 19th, 2009
24 people were charged for felony artefact theft as the result of a 2 year federal investigation in the U.S. four-corners area.
FDA Finally Gets Some Oversight of TobaccoJune 19th, 2009
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will get the
More Than 1 Billion Humans Go HungryJune 19th, 2009
power to somewhat regulate tobacco for the first time in its 103-year history under new legislation passed last week.
1/7 of the human population doesn’t get enough to eat because most corn and soy is fed to farm animals, not people. If Americans alone ate 10% less meat the savings in grain could feed all the hungry.
Corrupt Congress Steals Another $106 BillionJune 17th, 2009
The crooks in Washington have agreed to borrow another $100+ Billion on taxpayers behalf to give away to the merchants of death and destruction.
Suitcase With $134 Billion Puts Dollar on EdgeJune 17th, 2009
Big questions surround the case of two Japanese men who were detained in Italy for trying to smuggle $134 billion in U.S. bonds into Switzerland.
Iranian Youth Protests Could Outlast AhmadinejadJune 17th, 2009
Hundreds of thousands of Iranians have been protesting recent election results and the protests may be a sign that Iranians are willing to stand up for their freedoms.
Open Source Hydrogen Car a Great IdeaJune 16th, 2009
The open-source hydrogen car “Riversimple” is a great idea and a great deal for drivers.
Supreme Spook Unhappy at RV ComedyJune 16th, 2009
John Alexander claims that he is unhappy about a new film which pokes fun at the govt.’s remote viewing program. Being a master of disinformation and social engineering, it is hard to say what he really thinks about it.
Kites Could Light Up New YorkJune 16th, 2009
High altitude winds could easily meet the world’s electrical requirements, once the technology is proven.
Wish Fulfillment? No. But Dreams (and Sleep) Have MeaningJune 16th, 2009
Dreams may not be the secret window into the frustrated desires of the unconscious that Sigmund Freud first posited in 1899, but growing evidence suggests that dreams – and, more so, sleep – are powerfully connected to the processing of human emotions.
German Boy Hit by Meteorite Lives to Tell About ItJune 16th, 2009
From time to time, kids have accidents on their way to school. Maybe they crash their bicycle and scrape their knee. Or, maybe they twist their ankle stepping off the sidewalk. Or, even worse, a car might hit them while they cross the street. Gerrit Blank, a 14-year-old German boy, has one of these stories, although it’s a little less ordinary.
Still No Justice for Cuban 5June 15th, 2009
Five Cubans still rot in US prison as political prisoners, even though they committed no crimes and posed no threat to anyone.
New Film Exposes Evils of Food IndustryJune 15th, 2009
Food, Inc. exposes the reality behind industrial food production and why you shouldn’t eat most of what is on grocery store shelves.
Jews Helped Create Canadian Nazi Party – ReallyJune 15th, 2009
Jewish Canadian lawyer, journalist and politician Ezra Levant reveals how Jews helped create and control the Canadian Nazi Party in order to manipulate government and the public.
Incoming Space Rocks Now ClassifiedJune 15th, 2009
For 15 years, scientists have benefited from data gleaned by U.S. classified satellites of natural fireball events in Earth’s atmosphere – but no longer.
The Hidden Truth About UFOs? – Part 1June 14th, 2009
After 30 years of seeking the truth about UFOs and aliens I have learned the following and would like to share it with others so they don’t have to pay the high price I have paid for my journey of discovery.
Agent Orange Continues to Poison VietnamJune 14th, 2009
From 1961 to 1971, the U.S. military sprayed Vietnam with Agent Orange, which contained large quantities of Dioxin, in order to defoliate the trees for military objectives.
Is TV Worth the Transition?June 14th, 2009
At twelve noon on June 12, 2009, the end of analog television’s era was also when I let my set go dark. The last declaration I saw was that there were about three million of us disconnected but, no worry, we can still order the “converter box” to bring all those programs back to our living rooms.
‘A Perfect Storm for Disaster’ Brewing With Washington’s ‘Unprecedented’ Shadow ArmyJune 14th, 2009
The statute that created the Commission on Wartime Contracting requires the Commission to assess a number of factors related to wartime contracting, including the extent of waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement of wartime contracts. The report reveals critical details concerning such issues.
Secret Papers ‘Show How Shell Targeted Nigeria Oil Protests’June 14th, 2009
Documents seen by The IoS support claims energy giant enlisted help of country’s military government
U.S. Court Weighs E-mail Privacy, AgainJune 14th, 2009
At issue: whether e-mail messages deserve the same privacy protection as telephone calls.
Snakes Take Control of Police StationJune 14th, 2009
Police in Sierra Leone have called in fire fighters and the army to take control of a police station invaded by hundreds of hissing serpents.
Air France Crash Survivor Dies in Car AccidentJune 14th, 2009
An Italian woman who did not board the Air France flight that crashed in the Atlantic, killing all its 228 passengers, has died in a car accident.
Schwarzenegger Pushing to ‘Shut Down’ CaliforniaJune 14th, 2009
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is trying to sell the government a Plan B criticized for imposing a virtual ‘shutdown’ on the state.
“The Living Matrix” DVD AvailableJune 14th, 2009
Energy healing really does work and an important new documentary on bioenergetics is now available on DVD from http://thelivingmatrixmovie.com.
Coach Obama: Shape Up NowJune 14th, 2009
President Barack Obama eats his vegetables and exercises every day — and he really wants you to do the same.
Our Terminator FutureJune 11th, 2009
Faced with fewer soldiers willing to slaughter innocent civilians for Uncle Sam, the U.S. Army is aggressively switching to deadly robotic weapons systems that will kill whoever they are targeted at. 1/3 of its forces will be robotic by 2015.
Spy-Ware Firms Fined for TheftJune 11th, 2009
Symantec (Norton) and McAfee were recently fined for charging their customer’s credit cards without permission for ‘subscriptions’.
Mind Control Media Ignores Important StoriesJune 11th, 2009
Mass media in the US completely ignores some of the most important issues or publishes disinformation about them, at best. The bogus war-on-drugs is one of the issues consistently black-listed.
Supernova Discovered by New York TeenJune 11th, 2009
A 14-year old girl in New York has discovered an usual supernova.
Wind money given to oil producers instead, Raitt tape suggestsJune 10th, 2009
Money earmarked to support wind energy producers was diverted to research and development in the oil patch in backroom budget wrangling, the minister of natural resources said in a conversation with an aide in January.
Cognitive Scientists Use fMRI To Watch Brains While Eyes SearchJune 10th, 2009
Are you always losing things? Your purse? The remote? You’re not alone. But now, scientists may have found the key to finding your lost keys … and more!
Genetic Region For Tame Animals Discovered: Whisperers and Tamers Not NeededJune 10th, 2009
In what could be a breakthrough in animal breeding, a team of scientists from Germany, Russia and Sweden have discovered a set of genetic regions responsible for animal tameness.
Predictive Powers: A Robot That Reads Your Intention?June 10th, 2009
European researchers in robotics, psychology and cognitive sciences have developed a robot that can predict the intentions of its human partner. This ability to anticipate (or question) actions could make human-robot interactions more natural.
The Human Tracking MicrochipJune 10th, 2009
Saudi files for ‘killer’ tracking chip patent
UK Officer Claims Police Arrest Innocent Youths for their DNAJune 10th, 2009
Hundreds of teenagers are having their DNA taken by police in case they commit crimes later in life, an officer has disclosed.
USS Liberty Attacked by Israel in International WatersJune 10th, 2009
A deadly Israeli attack on a US ship — an incident largely kept in the dark by Washington — receives new attention with survivors reliving the painful memory.
Readying Americans for Dangerous, Mandatory VaccinationsJune 10th, 2009
The Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act slipped under the radar when George Bush signed it into law as part of the 2006 Defense Appropriations Act (HR 2863). It lets the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary declare any disease an epidemic or national emergency requiring mandatory vaccinations.
Dioxins in Food Chain Linked to Breastfeeding ProblemsJune 10th, 2009
During pregnancy, exposure to a toxic family of chemicals called dioxins harms the cells in rapidly-changing breast tissue, according to new research from the University of Rochester Medical Center.
I Think it is Time to Take Our “STUPID PILL”June 10th, 2009
Due to the almost daily results of outright hatred, here is the re-post of an article from 2008
Sarkozy’s Secret Plan for Mandatory Swine Flu VaccinationJune 9th, 2009
The French Government is developing secret plans to impose mandatory vaccination of the entire French population, allegedly against possible Swine Flu disease according to reports leaked in a French newspaper. The plan is without precedent and even defies recommended public health advice.
DNA Databases Prelude to Return of Eugenics?June 9th, 2009
An organization that has been battling Minnesota state procedures in which DNA from every newborn is collected and warehoused says virtually all states do the same thing, and the alarming trend eventually could lead the United States back into eugenics.
White House Had Long Planned GM and Chrysler BankruptciesJune 9th, 2009
While the Obama administration publicly claimed it was seeking to avoid bankruptcy filings by Chrysler and General Motors, behind the scenes the White House was determined to throw the two Detroit automakers into the bankruptcy courts.
Shredded Tires on Play Surfaces Could Be Toxic, EPA AdmitsJune 9th, 2009
The Obamas have installed it as a surface for their children to play on at the White House, and it is used on playgrounds and playing fields across the nation, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is rethinking its endorsement of shredded tires as cushioning material to reduce injuries from falls.
Bird Flu Viruses Can Live for Five Months in WaterJune 9th, 2009
There are avian influenza viruses that can persist for up to 150 days in water, a research team at the University of Georgia has shown, advancing understanding of how outbreaks of bird flu begin in wild bird populations.
Native Americans Ask Court to Stop Gold Mine on Sacred MountainJune 9th, 2009
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Wednesday on whether the Canadian corporation Barrick Gold will be allowed to construct and operate an open pit gold mine on Mt. Tenabo in Nevada. The mine is planned on lands that are culturally and spiritually significant to the Western Shoshone native people.
Green Energy Technologies Launches WindCube(R) at Windpower 2009June 9th, 2009
First commercial-scale urban wind power system for rooftop use.
Hollywood Studios Say No to Plastic Dry-Cleaning Bags and Yes to the Green GarmentoJune 9th, 2009
At least two major Hollywood studios have hit on a cost-efficient way to cultivate goodwill among their environmentally conscious employees and the vocal and dedicated green actors who work on their lots.
Back From the Dead: Pentagon Pork!June 9th, 2009
Or how the House turned Robert Gates into a ham sandwich
We Failed to Follow Bombing Rules: PentagonJune 9th, 2009
US forces failed to follow procedures in carrying out deadly air strikes last month in western Afghanistan that killed dozens of civilians, the Pentagon said.
The ‘End of the Line’ for the World’s OceansJune 9th, 2009
More than four fifths of people support the introduction of a nature reserve in our seas to protect stocks of fish, according to a survey published today on World Oceans Day.
Help With Our Show – Send Your Video FootageJune 9th, 2009
Lilian is seeking video footage to include in future episodes of her show.
Orange UFOs Swoop Across BritainJune 9th, 2009
Mysterious orange UFOs were sighted over Britain last week. UFO disinformer Nick Pope claims they were just chinese lanterns while others claim they were as big as a house.
Return of the Mars HoaxJune 9th, 2009
Just when you thought it was safe to check your email…
Hope for New AntibioticsJune 9th, 2009
A synthetic DNA binding compound has proved surprisingly effective at binding to the DNA of bacteria and killing all the bacteria it touched within two minutes.
Human Activity Found Beneath Lake HuronJune 9th, 2009
More than 100 feet deep in Lake Huron, on a wide stoney ridge that 9,000 years ago was a land bridge, University of Michigan researchers have found the first archeological evidence of human activity preserved beneath the Great Lakes.
Peru Attacks Natives for Defending NatureJune 8th, 2009
The U.S.-backed Peruvian military has murdered peaceful natives attempting to protect the Amazon against destruction by multi-national corporations.
Lilian’s JUNE NEWSLETTERJune 6th, 2009
Finally… Lilian’s opinion on politics, how this might apply, OR NOT!
Obama Cairo Speech Calls for New Beginning, Gets Standing OvationJune 6th, 2009
For those interested or missed it, President Obama’s speech in Cairo.
Day of the DeadJune 3rd, 2009
Has America become freer because of American lives lost in battle in Iraq?
Child Leukemia Rates Increase Near U.S. Nuclear Power PlantsJune 3rd, 2009
Leukemia death rates in U.S. children near nuclear reactors rose sharply (vs. the national trend) in the past two decades, according to a recent study.
The 8 Green Steps to SolartopiaJune 3rd, 2009
The noble vision of a Solartopian green-powered Earth is at last upon us.
Researchers Study Salt’s Potential to Store EnergyJune 2nd, 2009
When the wind blows, it blows — sometimes to a fault. The same is true for the sun: It can beat down relentlessly, scorching everything — and everyone-beneath its intense rays. Yet, like the flip of a light switch, the breeze stills and the sun slips under the clouds, often for days.
Amazon Rainforests Pay the Price as Demand for Beef SoarsJune 1st, 2009
Inquiry highlights concerns over ranching in heartland of Brazil.
Israel Fumes Over US Settlement DemandsJune 1st, 2009
Israel refused on Sunday to bow to US calls for a freeze to all settlement activity in the occupied West Bank, as it fumed over the “unfair” demands that have raised tensions between the close allies.
Dozens of Whales Perish on South African ShoreJune 1st, 2009
An attempt to rescue beached whales in South Africa has turned tragic.
Professor Says Paint the World White to Fight Global WarmingJune 1st, 2009
As a weapon against global warming, it sounds so simple and low-tech that it could not possibly work. But the idea of using millions of buckets of whitewash to avert climate catastrophe has won the backing of one of the world’s most influential scientists.
Car-Driven Society Poses Health Risk for AmericansJune 1st, 2009
When Seema Shrikhande goes to work, she drives. When she takes her son to school, they drive. And when she goes shopping, to the bank or to visit friends, she gets into her car, buckles up and hits the road.
Uncle Sam Denying Soldiers CitizenshipJune 1st, 2009
Loopholes in immigration policy are preventing U.S. military personnel from becoming citizens even after years of service to the country, reported a civil rights organization this Memorial Day.
Pentagon Plans New Arm to Wage Wars in CyberspaceJune 1st, 2009
The Pentagon plans to create a new military command for cyberspace, administration officials said Thursday, stepping up preparations by the armed forces to conduct both offensive and defensive computer warfare.