Archive for September, 2009 : Duke Energy, ENN in Clean Energy VentureSeptember 30th, 2009
Duke Energy, the third largest power utility in the US, yesterday signed an agreement with privately-owned ENN Group of China to accelerate the development of low-carbon and clean energy technologies.
Sugar+Weed Killer: Potential Clean Energy SourceSeptember 30th, 2009
A spoonful of herbicide helps the sugar break down in a most delightful way.
Looking Underneath the Yogurt LabelSeptember 29th, 2009
When the label tells you the food you are buying “contains probiotics,” are you getting health benefits or just marketing hype? Perhaps a bit of both.
Green Tea for Health and BeautySeptember 29th, 2009
Many already know the health benefits from drinking green tea. Here are more of it, and this time let’s have some for beauty too.
Cinnamon Vs. Swine FluSeptember 29th, 2009
Many just wonder how something as warming and fragrant as lovely cinnamon essential oil be an effective slayer of streptococcus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or even Swine Flu. A New York Times article tackled the question and came to a conclusion.
Losing Fats With FoodSeptember 29th, 2009
Losing fats is what’s mostly in the mind of every health or body conscious individual. And many tend to shy away from eating just to get to their goal weight. But eating the right kind of food can also help lose those unwanted fats.
Staying Thin Without the GymSeptember 29th, 2009
Staying thin may not necessarily involved torturous hours in the gym or feeling guilty when you’ve eaten something that is sure to exceed your calorie limit for the day. Take a look at how French women stay thin easily than their American counterparts.
Innovator Finds New Way To Use Heat EnergySeptember 29th, 2009
An Energy Innovator finds new applications for thermal energy products.
Cosmic Rays Hit Space Age HighSeptember 29th, 2009
Planning a trip to Mars? Take plenty of shielding. According to sensors on NASA’s ACE (Advanced Composition Explorer) spacecraft, galactic cosmic rays have just hit a Space Age high.
Spice Your Defense Against CancerSeptember 29th, 2009
Spices are not only pretty and delicious but they’re actually good for you.
The Calcium MythSeptember 29th, 2009
We’ve been told all our lives to drink milk for strong bones, even making us feel guilty when we don’t get the recommended three servings of dairy each day. In fact, we’ve been led to believe that we should consume more dairy and take calcium supplements.
European Elders Sold as Slaves to GypsiesSeptember 29th, 2009
An increasing number of European elders are being sold to Gypsies who use them as unpaid slaves.
Spider Wranglers Weave One-Of-A-Kind TapestrySeptember 29th, 2009
This week in New York, the American Museum of Natural History unveiled something never before seen: an 11-by-4-foot tapestry made completely of spider silk.
Can Exercise Trump Genetics?September 29th, 2009
Losing weight isn’t easy, and it’s harder still when your genes are working against you. But a new study by University of Maryland researchers shows that even people with a genetic predisposition to gain weight can exert some control over how big they get.
Find Time To Eat RightSeptember 29th, 2009
Most parents who are too busy working, tend to hurry up eating and consequently not eating the right type of food. And most often than not, the children follow suit, too.
British Docs Give Heroin for Heroin AddictsSeptember 28th, 2009
Treating heroin addicts by giving them heroin might seem counter-intuitive. But for some of the most hardened addicts, administering heroin in supervised clinics may just do the trick where detox and methadone have failed.
Danger in the WaterSeptember 28th, 2009
Waterways across the upper Midwest are increasingly plagued with ugly, smelly and potentially deadly blue-green algae, bloomed by drought and fertilizer runoffs from farm fields, that’s killed dozens of dogs and sickened many people.
The Living Matrix Movie Highlights Noetic ScienceSeptember 28th, 2009
Groundbreaking film guides mainstream viewers through the real science and scientists behind noetics and bioenergetic medicine.
Are Chicken and Fish as Unhealthy as Red Meat?September 28th, 2009
In the interest of your health, the environment and even logic, it makes more sense to leave chicken and fish off your plate. Here’s why.
Is Eating a Plant-Based Diet a Cure for Cancer?September 27th, 2009
Experts are saying a plant-based diet is not only good for our health, but it’s also curative of the very serious diseases we face.
U.S. Creeps Closer to a Police StateSeptember 27th, 2009
The abuse from police during the Pittsburgh G-20 meeting is just another indication that the U.S. is rapidly becoming a fascist police state.
Female American Vets Becoming HomelessSeptember 27th, 2009
Experts say that a number of female war veterans who are going homeless in the United States is on the rise.
War’s Silent Stress: Healing The Military FamilySeptember 27th, 2009
After eight years of war, the mental wellness of today’s service member and to a lesser degree, his or her military family is garnering increased attention.
Essential Oils and Cancer TreatmentSeptember 27th, 2009
Various alternative health practitioners have taken a hands-off approach to cancer in favor of safety, . However, therapists trained in aromatherapy offer a predominantly safe method to help a person battling cancer.
U.S. Catholic Bishops Ban “Reiki” HealingSeptember 27th, 2009
The Catholic Church is taking steps to stop a Japanese healing technique called “Reiki.” It is banning the treatment, which is growing in popularity, from all of its hospitals and facilities.
How To Best Prepare For and Recover from SurgerySeptember 27th, 2009
A holistic diet nourishes the body, so the right diet plan greatly impacts recovery and healing speed.
Nutrients in Leafy Green Vegetables Promote Healthy EyesSeptember 27th, 2009
Popeye is one of examples why we should eat our spinach and other leafy vegetables – and it’s not even to exchange blows with big Bluto.
Well-Meaning but Mis-Guided Aussies Ban Bottled WaterSeptember 26th, 2009
An Australian town has banned bottled water but not other bottled beverages. The burning question is why?
Washington’s New Pesticide PusherSeptember 26th, 2009
Another corporate criminal has been chosen to betray the interests of the American people.
US Rains Down More Death on Pakistani CiviliansSeptember 26th, 2009
Under the new administration, the US has greatly increased its illegal attacks on innocent civilians in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Honduran Thugs Attack Brazilian EmbassySeptember 26th, 2009
The U.S. backed Honduran military has used chemical and acoustic weapons against the Brazilian Embassy where the elected Honduran President is holed up.
Sea Shepherd Helps Save the GalapagosSeptember 26th, 2009
Sea Shepherd has completed a project to provide the Galapagos with dogs trained to sniff out poachers.
New Images of Water Ice on MarsSeptember 26th, 2009
New images have shown the presence of ice from water just below the surface on Mars, at lower latitudes than previously detected.
Hazardous Franken-Beet Deemed IllegalSeptember 26th, 2009
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s deregulation of genetically engineered sugar beets in 2004 was illegal, a federal court has ruled.
$75 Billion to Terrorize the PlanetSeptember 26th, 2009
U.S. intelligence agencies spend over $75 billion a year to know everything about everyone in order to suppress democracy and prevent unauthorized retaliation from America’s endless crimes against humanity.
Water Molecules Found on Surface of the MoonSeptember 26th, 2009
A thin layer of surface dew appears to form on the surface of the Moon then dissipate each day, new data from spacecraft reveal.
The Pentagon FeedlotSeptember 25th, 2009
America is at the mercy of its out-of-control war industry that steals ever greater amounts of taxpayer’s money through corrupt politicians.
Feds Move to Control InternetSeptember 25th, 2009
The new ‘Cybersecurity Act’ will make the Internet less secure while making it much easier for Washington to gain complete control over not just the Internet but also over private computer networks.
Cell Phone Warnings by the EarfulSeptember 25th, 2009
A recent Senate hearing in Washington, DC, exploring the hazards of cell phones was tainted by industry propaganda.
From Crop Circles to Beach Circles?September 22nd, 2009
A sophisticated and elegant design has mysteriously appeared on a Jersey Island beach.
Four People With Super MemorySeptember 22nd, 2009
What if you finished reading this article and remembered every detail of it for the rest of your life? That’s the problem people with super-autobiographical memory face—and yes, it’s often referred to as a problem, not a gift.
Exclusive – Men Who Lie for the CIASeptember 20th, 2009
The new movie “Men Who Stare At Goats” is based on a deeply flawed book by the same name which was written to discredit and ridicule the U.S. military’s use of psychic abilities. Don’t be suckered in by the social engineering film.
Ending Foreclosure ProfiteeringSeptember 20th, 2009
Action can be taken now to help fix a flawed home mortgage system and prevent future melt-downs.
Breaking Bankers’ Hold on WorldSeptember 20th, 2009
In today’s society a very few people control the economies of most nations. Working together we can end the death-grip of the international bankers on our economies and reduce the poverty the create.
U.S. Backed Honduran Dictatorship Terrorizes its CitizensSeptember 19th, 2009
The U.S. funded, trained and supported goons who overthrew the democratically and popular government of Honduras continue to use violence against those resist their illegal dictatorship. Why does America continue to support vicious military dictators yet claim it is building democracy?
First Wave of Opposition Hits Taiji ShoresSeptember 19th, 2009
No longer will Japanese atrocities remain hidden from the world. The annual slaughter of dolphins and whales in Taiji is now receiving global attention and pressure to end the mindless barbarity.
Witnessing a Crime is a Crime in CanadaSeptember 19th, 2009
Seeing humans killing baby seals for profit is a crime only in Canada and if someone witnesses the barbaric and criminal act they will be found guilty, without the benefit of an actual trial.
Canning TomatoesSeptember 18th, 2009
Home grown organic canned tomatoes can be be one of life’s little delights. Here is a great essay on how to can tomatoes properly.
Two Moved Mountains of Money for Global HealthSeptember 18th, 2009
When the Bush Administration decided to withhold $34 million from a U.N. agency focused on reproductive health, Jane Roberts and Lois Abraham took matters into their own hands
Plight of the BumblebeeSeptember 18th, 2009
Like honey bees, bumble bees are vanishing due to human stupidity and poisoning of the planet. If we fail to undo the damage we have caused we may be the next species on the endangered list.
Found: Firm Place to Stand Outside Solar SystemSeptember 16th, 2009
Astronomers have finally found a place outside our solar system where there’s a firm place to stand — if only it weren’t so broiling hot.
NASA Selects Target Crater for Lunar ImpactSeptember 15th, 2009
NASA’s Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) is racing toward a double-impact on the moon at 7:30 am EDT on Oct. 9th. Today NASA announced exactly where the crash will take place.
Army’s Shopping Mall Game Center Shut Down By ProtestsSeptember 15th, 2009
The Army Experience Center, an amusement hall built in a Philadelphia area shopping mall to make killing and dying look like fun to kids, has been the focus of repeated protests and criticism.
Nano Particles Used In Untested H1N1 Swine Flu VaccinesSeptember 15th, 2009
Vaccines which have been approved by the responsible government authorities for vaccination against the alleged H1N1 Influenza A Swine Flu have been found to contain nano particles.
Second-hand Smoking Results In Liver DiseaseSeptember 15th, 2009
A team of scientists at the University of California, Riverside has found that even second-hand tobacco smoke exposure can result in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a common disease and rising cause of chronic liver injury in which fat accumulates in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol.
What Do Dinosaurs And The Maya Have In Common?September 15th, 2009
One of the world’s most famous asteroid craters, the Chicxulub crater, has been the subject of research for about twenty years. The asteroid impact that formed it probably put an end to the dinosaurs and helped mammals to flourish.
H1N1 Risk High for MinoritiesSeptember 14th, 2009
A CDC report of Chicago neighborhoods indicates that the virus had its strongest presence in densely populated ethnic communities where health-care options are limited and long-term illnesses such as asthma or diabetes are prevalent.
Ancient Chinese Remedy May Work for FluSeptember 14th, 2009
Scientists at the Kaohsiung Medial University in Taiwan have discovered that the roots of a plant used in 1918 to fight the Spanish influenza pandemic produces natural antiviral compounds that kill the swine flu virus, H1N1.
Mental Coping Techniques Can Reduce Flu StressSeptember 14th, 2009
A certified disaster mental health specialist says the mental and emotional stress caused by the presence of the new H1N1 influenza can be controlled.
H1N1 Vaccine Trial In Pregnant Women LaunchedSeptember 14th, 2009
The first trial testing a candidate 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in pregnant women is launching this week, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, announced today.
Teen Immigrant Refuses Vaccine, Denied CitizenshipSeptember 14th, 2009
Teen feels the government is “blackmailing” immigrant girls like her to receive a vaccine with known adverse effects and questionable long-term efficacy.
Extinct NZ Eagle May Have Eaten HumansSeptember 13th, 2009
Sophisticated computer scans of fossils have helped solve a mystery over the nature of a giant, ancient raptor known as the Haast’s eagle which became extinct about 500 years ago, researchers said.
Glow in Night Sky Was Astronaut UrineSeptember 13th, 2009
The beautiful trail in the sky looked like a mysterious celestial event. In reality, it was urine.
Giant Statues Give Up Hat SecretSeptember 13th, 2009
Archaeologists believe they have solved one ancient mystery surrounding the famous Easter Island statues.
UFOs Drop Into PhuketSeptember 13th, 2009
A family in Phuket had a close encounter with unidentified falling objects at the weekend when about a hundred small spheres ‘dropped from the sky’ onto their roof and garden.
Unexplained Skin ConditionSeptember 13th, 2009
CDC continues to receive reports of an unexplained skin condition which some refer to as “Morgellons”. Persons who suffer from this condition report a range of cutaneous or skin symptoms including crawling, biting and stinging sensations; granules, threads, fibers, or black speck-like materials on or beneath the skin; and/or skin rashes or sores.
Swine Flu Sickens 2,000 at UniversitySeptember 9th, 2009
More than 2,000 students at Washington State University have come down with swine flu symptoms in just the first week of classes, school officials said.
Spectacular Images from Rejuvenated Space TelescopeSeptember 9th, 2009
Astronomers have declared NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope a fully rejuvenated observatory with the release of observations from four of its six operating science instruments.
Are Sunspots Disappearing?September 9th, 2009
The sun is in the pits of the deepest solar minimum in nearly a century. Weeks and sometimes whole months go by without even a single tiny sunspot. The quiet has dragged out for more than two years, prompting some observers to wonder, are sunspots disappearing?
PRG Update – September 5, 2009September 9th, 2009
These are some interesting updates by the Paradigm Research Group, including the schedule of speaking engagements in different areas for the month of September up until the middle of October.
Why Women Are Really Afraid Of SpidersSeptember 9th, 2009
Women who run for cover when coming face-to-face with a spider have been offered a new explanation for their phobia: it is in their genes.
Israeli Archaeologists Find Ancient FortificationSeptember 9th, 2009
Archaeologists digging in Jerusalem have uncovered a 3,700-year-old wall that is the oldest example of massive fortifications ever found in the city, the Israel Antiquities Authority said.
Watchdog: Cellphone Radiation Levels Vary WidelySeptember 9th, 2009
Some cellphones emit several times more radiation than others, the Environmental Working Group found in one of the most exhaustive studies of its kind.
Is America Scientifically Illiterate?September 9th, 2009
A recently launched book, which suggested to breed more science experts, while well-intended, dismisses the need to get science information, including basic facts, into high school classes. A political scientist says “No one should graduate from high school without knowing what a molecule is”.
Loggerhead Turtles Put at Risk by FishingSeptember 8th, 2009
It’s a scene that scientists say is all too common: A commercial fishing boat pulls in a net full of shrimp or tuna and finds a loggerhead sea turtle mixed in with the catch.
Will America Collapse?September 5th, 2009
A number of economists are predicting the collapse of the American empire. Could they be right?
Energy Sprawl – Yet Another Unintended ConsequenceSeptember 4th, 2009
The online journal PLOS One published an interesting new study last week in which researchers try to quantify in various scenarios just how much land will be needed by 2030 to produce renewable energy, a.k.a. energy sprawl.
Animal Welfare Crisis Unfolds in Germany as Refuges DelugedSeptember 4th, 2009
Calls for welfare benefit for pet owners feeling the pinch as sanctuaries report massive increase in dumped animals.
Extending Our Senses into the Physical WorldSeptember 2nd, 2009
The picture of a future with wireless sensor networks-webs of sensory devices that function without a central infrastructure–is quickly coming into sharper focus through the work of Los Alamos National Laboratory computer scientist Sami Ayyorgun.
X-rays Used to Reveal Secrets of Famous FossilSeptember 2nd, 2009
About 150 million years ago, an evolutionarily hybrid creature, a dinosaur on its way to becoming a bird, died in what is now Germany, and become fossilized in limestone.
Researchers Hope to Mass-Produce Tiny RobotsSeptember 2nd, 2009
Tiny robots the size of a flea could one day be mass-produced, churned out in swarms and programmed for a variety of applications, such as surveillance, micro-manufacturing, medicine, cleaning, and more.
Andromeda Galaxy is Cosmic CannibalSeptember 2nd, 2009
A huge galaxy neighbouring our own Milky Way appears to have expanded by “digesting” smaller galaxies nearby, a new study has shown.
U.N. Reports on Developing Nations’ Energy NeedsSeptember 2nd, 2009
It will cost between $500 billion and $600 billion every year for the next 10 years to allow developing nations to grow using renewable energy resources, instead of relying on dirty fuels that worsen global warming, according to a United Nations report.
Exposed: The Swine Flu HoaxSeptember 2nd, 2009
The alarm has been sounded. Politicians, pharmaceutical executives and media conglomerates would have us believe that a 1918-style pandemic is a real threat. The 1918 pandemic, however, evolved out of conditions unique to World War I, for four specific reasons.
Mexico’s PlaguesSeptember 2nd, 2009
Between the overpopulation, corruption and gross incompetence of the government, life is hard in Mexico, very hard. With the current severe drought it has become hell.
Gmail May Hand Over IP Addresses of JournalistsSeptember 2nd, 2009
Google keeps extensive records on its users and doesn’t hesitate to turn over such records when asked to do so by any government agency. Use Gmail and Google at your own risk.
Did Giant Reptiles Share the Earth with Giant Humans?September 1st, 2009
The notion that early humans might have been contemporaneous with the giant reptiles has stoked the creative fires of many a fantasy and science fiction novelist.
U.S., 15 Years Behind S.Korea in Internet SpeedSeptember 1st, 2009
A report on Internet speed in the United States says the country isn’t likely to catch world leader South Korea for 15 years.
America Prepares for Its Next WarSeptember 1st, 2009
With the economy on its knees & the Iraq war a settled loss & winding down, with Afghanistan stumbling from mess to disaster to mess, the sense that big weapons manufacturers are drooling down the necks of war planners at the Pentagon for another war is palpable.
Romania Busts Human Egg-trafficking RingSeptember 1st, 2009
Two Israeli doctors and three others have been arrested and are being held in detention in Romania over suspicion of trafficking in human eggs.
FBI Whistleblower Case: Corporate Press SilentSeptember 1st, 2009
A WHISTLEBLOWER has made a series of extraordinary claims about how corrupt government officials allowed Pakistan and other states to steal nuclear weapons secrets. Amazingly, there’s absolutely nothing from the corporate press about the subject.
Planned Flu-FDIC Distraction?September 1st, 2009
Planned Distraction? — Timing of Flu-Threat Report Comes A Day Before FDIC Report Revealing Dire State of American Banks
New Clues in the Mass Death of BeesSeptember 1st, 2009
In late 2006, something strange began to happen to America’s honeybees. Colonies that were once thriving suddenly went still, almost overnight. The worker bees that make hives run simply disappeared, their bodies never to be found.