Archive for June, 2010 : BP Ignored US Naval Expert with Ideas to Stop Oil SpillJune 30th, 2010
Former Chief Scientist of US Navy has suggestions for BP – why isn’t this resource being exploited?
Poor Forced to Pay for German Banker BailoutsJune 30th, 2010
Germany seems to be heading for a summer of unrest after Angela Merkel announced what she described as the country’s largest programme of public sector cuts.
Kangaroos Being Poisoned by FluorideJune 30th, 2010
Fluoride can produce discoloration and deformity of teeth and bones, a problem known as “fluorosis” that has been well documented in cattle and humans.
Chefs Offering Low-Carbon Diets To Help the PlanetJune 30th, 2010
In the effort to save the planet from carbon emissions, chefs are saying eat less feedlot beef. That’s because feedlot beef is by far the biggest creator of carbon gases.
Playing Monopoly With Our HealthJune 30th, 2010
The American Dietetic Association (ADA) wants to create a monopoly on state nutritional licensure.
Insufficient Vitamin D Tied to Severe Asthma AttacksJune 30th, 2010
Asthmatic children with relatively low vitamin D levels in their blood may have a greater risk of suffering severe asthma attacks than those with higher levels of the vitamin, a new study suggests.
Two Fruits may Change the Face of Breast CancerJune 30th, 2010
Two common fruits, found in almost every grocery store across the country, have been tested against the most furious of breast cancer cells in a recent study.
A Fabled ValleyJune 30th, 2010
In the shadow of the Andes, a sleepy town known for its centenarians may hold the secrets to a long life.
Common Antibiotics Increase Your Skin Cancer RiskJune 30th, 2010
Most people would identify sun exposure as the primary risk factor for getting skin cancer, but few would think of antibiotics as a contributing factor to this deadly disease.
Numerous Airline Food Kitchens Cited as Unsanitary, UnsafeJune 30th, 2010
Many meals served by major airlines are prepared in unsanitary and unsafe conditions, reports Gary Stoller of USA TODAY.
Psychiatrists Target Infants as Mental PatientsJune 30th, 2010
A new study claims to be able to detect “brain abnormalities associated with schizophrenia risk” in infants just a few weeks old.
Learn about the Health Threat of EMFs from Electric CarsJune 30th, 2010
There has been a fair amount of buzz on the Internet speculating whether or not the emergence of electric vehicles will lead to a rash of sickness and death from electromagnetic fields (EMFs).
Combo Vaccine Raises Risk of Fever-Related Seizures in KidsJune 30th, 2010
Kids who receive the combination MMRV vaccine are at higher risk of febrile seizures 7-10 days after receiving the shot than those who get the MMR and varicella vaccines separately at the same visit.
Doctors Call for Total NHS Ban on HomoeopathyJune 30th, 2010
Doctors will this week call for a total ban on all homoeopathic treatment on the NHS.
FDA Finds Lead in All Lipsticks TestedJune 30th, 2010
According to a report from Florida’s DoH there’s no amount of lead in the blood that’s safe. Yet last year, the FDA tested for lead in 22 brands of lipstick and found lead in every single one of them.
Giant Salmon Will Be First GM Animal Available for EatingJune 30th, 2010
A salmon that grows at twice the normal rate is set to be the first genetically modified (GM) animal available for human consumption.
Americans are Treated, and Overtreated, to DeathJune 30th, 2010
The sister-in-law of a cancer victim created a website to help support a person’s option to spend their final days at home.
Study Finds Body’s Potential Universal Flu DefenseJune 30th, 2010
The human body makes rare antibodies effective against all flu viruses and these might be boosted to design a better universal flu treatment, researchers reported on Monday.
Choosing Healthy Foods Now Called a Mental DisorderJune 30th, 2010
In its never-ending attempt to fabricate “mental disorders” out of every human activity, psychiatrists are now pushing the most ridiculous disease they’ve invented yet: Healthy eating disorder.
Understanding Restless Legs SyndromeJune 30th, 2010
It’s real, and it’s been linked to increased hypertension, stroke, erectile dysfunction, higher death rates from kidney disease, and possibly Parkinson’s disease and fibromyalgia.
Nutrition Labels Could Be Mandated on Package FrontsJune 30th, 2010
The FDA is working on a plan that would require food manufacturers to print nutrition information on the front of their packaging rather than on the back.
A Closer Look: Pesticides in Strawberry FieldsJune 30th, 2010
Scientists say methyl bromide threatens the ozone layer, and its alternative, methyl iodide, is a threat to workers and their families.
Beyond Chelation – How to Stop Heart AttacksJune 30th, 2010
This week’s NaturalNews Talk Hour presents “Beyond Chelation – How to Stop Heart Attacks”. Take the steps to empower yourself to go beyond the limitations of misleading disease labels.
New Articles Highlight Rift Over StatinsJune 30th, 2010
Two studies and a review of previous studies address the widely prescribed cholesterol drugs. One questions their use as a preventive measure; another suggests they help prostate cancer patients.
Russian Spies Hid Secret Codes in Online PhotosJune 30th, 2010
The alleged Russian spies recently arrested by the FBI are accused of encoding messages into otherwise innocuous pictures, marking the first confirmed use of this high-tech form of data concealment in real life.
Bilderberg Wants Americans Disarmed, Dependent On GovernmentJune 30th, 2010
US support for a UN small arms treaty may be used to impinge on Americans’ right to keep and bear arms, which is seen as part of Bilderberg’s agenda to make the citizens completely dependent on the government.
Cumbria Shootings: Gunman Derrick Bird Under Mind ControlJune 30th, 2010
Several days having now passed since the tragic `incident` in various locations in rural Cumbria, very few appear to have looked for an `alternative answer` to those offered by the-powers-that-be.
Our Increasingly Active Sun and 2012: What’s the Connection?June 30th, 2010
How does the increasingly active sun impact on the earth’s magnetic field and on our psyches? Or on our political and economic systems? And what does this have to do with the 2012 predictions?
Austerity Fascism: Coming Fast And BrutalJune 30th, 2010
Experts warn that the draconian austerity measures prepared by governments in the west will cause riots and even revolutions.
Spain Faces General Strike Because of Reforms that Hurt WorkersJune 30th, 2010
Spain’s two largest unions, the CCOO and the UGT, have threatened a general strike if the government unilaterally imposes reforms that hurt workers.
Food and Depopulation: Monsanto’s MonopolyJune 30th, 2010
Most Americans are unaware that up to 75% of their daily diet is comprised of GMO food made by companies, most specially like Monsanto. This is all part of UN’s Agenda 21 depopulation program.
EU Plans to Ease Approval Process for Biotech CropsJune 30th, 2010
The EU plans to change the approval process for growing genetically modified crops in the 27-nation grouping, easing a system that blocked all but one application in more than a decade.
Obama Administration Prolonging the Gulf Oil Crisis?June 30th, 2010
Is the Obama Administration prolonging this “crisis” to bolster the call to “green ” technologies at the next United Nations Sustainable Developement Summit? This seems to be the case.
Germany To Change TV Licence Fee SystemJune 30th, 2010
Every single household in Germany will have to pay a flat fee of €17.98 per month for a TV license regardless of whether they have a TV or not.
New Meningitis Vaccine Could Stop OutbreaksJune 30th, 2010
Health officials say a new meningitis vaccine will help prevent epidemics in Africa for the first time, revolutionizing how doctors fight outbreaks of the deadly disease.
Butler’s Tapes Play Role in French Heiress TrialJune 30th, 2010
The butler did it: Trial of France’s richest woman hinges on secret recordings by servant .
Olympia Activist Awarded $417k for AbuseJune 30th, 2010
An activist who was falsely arrested to prevent his lawful attendance at a protest sued and won.
Cops Staged G20 ViolenceJune 30th, 2010
Undercover cops were the ones engaging in violence during the recent G20 summit in Toronto, not demonstrators. Is Canada becoming a fascist country like the US?
Flying Car a Step Closer to RealityJune 30th, 2010
Weird-looking cars are a dime a dozen. Far less common are weird-looking cars that can also fly AND have approval from the Federal Aviation Administration.
FDA Seeks Less Use of Antibiotics in AnimalsJune 30th, 2010
The FDA urged farmers to stop giving antibiotics to cattle, poultry, hogs and other animals to spur their growth, as these will create dangerous bacteria that will endanger human lives.
FBI Allegations Against ‘Russian Spies’ in USJune 30th, 2010
Court papers setting out the allegations against 10 people arrested on suspicion of spying for the Russian government reveal details worthy of a Cold War spy novel.
Is BP Burning Sea Turtles Alive?June 29th, 2010
A boat captain working to rescue sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico says he has seen BP ships burning sea turtles and other wildlife alive.
New Solar Array Part of Larger Planned ProjectJune 29th, 2010
A new solar energy array has gone online in California as part of a broader initiative aimed at eventually generating as much as 500 megawatts of electricity.
We’re Paying for Our Oil DependenceJune 29th, 2010
The consequences of our addiction to oil are immediate. They’re real, and they’re on full display.
Kucinich Exposes Grand Theft PentagonJune 29th, 2010
Not only has the Pentagon stolen more than $1 trillion in taxpayers money from previous funding, it continues to steal billions more….
Chavez Denounces Israel as a GenocidalJune 29th, 2010
One politician that hasn’t been bribed or brainwashed by Israel tells it like it really is.
Beet Juice Reduces Blood PressureJune 29th, 2010
Beet root juice reduces blood pressure and has numerous other health benefits.
The State’s Green Ways Are Under AttackJune 29th, 2010
A November ballot initiative would suspend AB 32, an ambitious effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in California, until the state’s current unemployment rate drops for an extended period.
Washington Gets $1.3M for I-5 Electric Car Charging stationsJune 29th, 2010
Washington state will get $1.32 million in federal stimulus funds to install electric vehicle charging stations along Interstate 5.
Clean-Energy Startups Look for Power of FinancingJune 29th, 2010
Clean-energy startup AllCell Technologies has been ahead of its time, but demand is catching up.
Blueprint for Building Domestic Wind Energy Component Supply ChainJune 29th, 2010
A new report provides a “manufacturing blueprint” to build out domestic wind energy supply chain and create U.S. manufacturing jobs.
Why Clean Energy ETFs Are No Slam DunkJune 29th, 2010
Obama’s Oval Office address sparked interest in clean energy as an investment opportunity. Clean energy ETFs may seem like a slam dunk, but there is plenty of risk surrounding this sector at present.
Plans Announced for Large Solar Plant, Without New State SubsidiesJune 29th, 2010
A renewable energy start-up will unveil plans today to build what will be the Sunshine state’s largest solar panel plant today at the Clean Energy Congress.
Airport Body Scanners Cause Cancer?June 29th, 2010
Airport body scanners use DNA damaging radiation that could cancer.
‘Zero Carbon Britain’ or Dust Bowl Britain?June 29th, 2010
A project based on a fallacious assumption about biofuels.
India Imposes Clean Energy TaxJune 29th, 2010
India has imposed a tax on dirty fuels that could possibly encourage usage of cleaner fuels.
Paris Builds Underwater Turbines To Harvest Clean Energy From River SeineJune 29th, 2010
Paris is hoping to use underwater turbines to harness power from the river Seine.
Michigan Utility Agrees To Buy 240MW Clean EnergyJune 29th, 2010
Michigan electricity company Consumers Energy has agreed to buy more than 240 megawatts of renewable energy capacity from independent developments in the state.
Oregon Clean Energy Works ExpandJune 29th, 2010
A home energy savings program that began in Portland is nearly ready for its statewide launch.
New Ad Urges Brown To Support Energy and Climate LegislationJune 29th, 2010
Clean energy advocates are taking out new TV ads this week in Massachusetts, urging Senator Scott Brown to support energy and climate change legislation.
Veolia Energy Partners with New Jersey’s Clean Energy ProgramJune 29th, 2010
Veolia Energy to support the state’s energy efficiency efforts by developing energy reduction plans for large commercial and industrial customers.
Clean Energy Fuels Gets LA Bus Fueling ContractJune 29th, 2010
Clean Energy Fuels Corp., which provides natural gas for transportation vehicles, will upgrade and run compressed natural gas bus fueling facilities to support two METRO divisions.
Peruvians To Paint Andes White To Stop glaciers meltingJune 28th, 2010
Four men in Peru are to paint Andes summits white in a bid to lower temperatures in the mountains and prevent glaciers from melting, Treehugger.com reports.
Mysterious Circles Shock Locals in Russia’s SouthJune 28th, 2010
Mysterious pictograms consisting of several circles have appeared on a wheat field in Southern Russia’s Krasnodar region. Was it someone’s joke, a military plasma weapon or something else?
Shell: Deep Drilling Must ContinueJune 28th, 2010
Shell says rising demand means deep-water drilling must continue, but that competitor British Petroleum’s massive Gulf of Mexico spill offers lessons. Meanwhile, clean energy is still being suppressed in the mad rush to destroy the planet.
No, the U.S. Didn’t Just ‘Discover’ a $1Tril Afghan MotherlodeJune 27th, 2010
Despite what you may read this morning, the U.S. military did not just “discover” a trillion dollars’ worth of precious minerals in Afghanistan.
Oil Leak or Pandora’s Box?June 27th, 2010
The almost infinite hemorrhage of gas and oil seems today the mythological Pandora’s Box, since it can be a source of other ills to come.
Egyptian Family Communicate Via Notes for 11 Years Over Bug FearsJune 27th, 2010
Members of an Egyptian family have been using paper and pencils for communications for 11 years after the head of the family found a listening device in their apartment, local media reported on Monday.
Muscovites Go On An Extra-Sensory JourneyJune 27th, 2010
The International Congress for Transpersonal Psychology has kicked off in the capital, uniting academics, psychologists and spiritual gurus from around the world.
German Court Rejects Lawsuit Against Large Hadron ColliderJune 27th, 2010
Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe rejected a lawsuit brought by a German against the Large Hadron Collider, the court’s press service said on Tuesday.
Mysterious Shambhala Found in RussiaJune 27th, 2010
Nikolai Roerich, a Russian painter, philosopher, scientist, writer, traveler, and public figure, thought that the mysterious land of Mu was located in the North of Russia.
Russia’s South Might Have Become Aliens’ Favorite PlaceJune 27th, 2010
Mysterious circles have appeared on fields in Southern Russia’s Krasnodar region. Carefully bent wheat spikes with no apparent human interference make observers believe the signs are aliens’ business.
God Particle Signal is Simulated as SoundJune 27th, 2010
Scientists have simulated the sounds set to be made by sub-atomic particles such as the Higgs boson when they are produced at the Large Hadron Collider.
Researchers Create Self-Assembling NanodevicesJune 27th, 2010
A Harvard research team has created nanodevices made of DNA that self-assemble and can be programmed to move and change shape on demand.
Horror on Home TurfJune 27th, 2010
Impish Aboriginal prank or beastly reality? Mel Campbell probes the enduring mystery of the bunyip.
World’s Largest Dinosaur Graveyard Linked to Mass DeathJune 27th, 2010
Scientists have revealed what may be the world’s largest dinosaur graveyard.
Vatican Whines About Belgian Pedo RaidsJune 27th, 2010
The Vatican has claimed that it is astonished and outraged by Belgian investigations into Catholic sexual abuse of children.
Welcome to the Fake, Jobless Economic RecoveryJune 26th, 2010
The U.S. is wandering through a fake recovery, an expanding sovereign debt crisis, a stock market downturn and a double-dip real estate collapse.
EU Lawmaker Calls for End to UFO SecrecyJune 26th, 2010
A European Union official’s crusade to get all UFO information released may lift the veil surrounding the truth about possible alien visits to Earth.
Russia May Restrict Destructive CultsJune 26th, 2010
Russia is considering restricting missionary activity. Officials say the measure is to protect people from damaging cults, but there are serious fears over how it will impact on religious freedom.
Would Orwell Be Proud?June 26th, 2010
Orwell’s 1984 was not taken as a warning but instead as a guide book on how to “properly” structure Anglo society and the West in general, as well as the structures of foreign policy.
Have Scientists Found Proof that Ghosts Exist?June 26th, 2010
New scientific research to be published in the respected Journal of the Society for Psychical Research suggests that at least some hauntings may be genuine.
Buried Ancient Egyptian City Revealed by Radar ImagingJune 26th, 2010
The 3,500-year-old capital of Egypt’s foreign occupiers has been revealed by archaeologists using radar imaging.
Russia, Europe May Join Forces To Protect Earth from AsteroidsJune 26th, 2010
Russian space officials and members of the European Commission will meet in early July to discuss joining forces against thousands of potentially hazardous asteroids.
Man on Trial for Trying to Kill Church Head with Mental ForceJune 26th, 2010
Russian police filed a criminal case against a man who was reportedly trying to kill the head of the Russian Orthodox Church with a collective mental attack by a group of followers.
Big Foot Hunters Leave NC With Unanswered QuestionsJune 26th, 2010
A group of researchers left North Carolina Sunday after spending Saturday night camped out in the woods near Highway 18, south of Morganton, to investigate a recent footprint sighting.
Mysterious Clouds Produced When Aircraft Inadvertently Cause Rain or SnowJune 26th, 2010
As turboprop and jet aircraft climb or descend under certain atmospheric conditions, they can inadvertently “seed” mid-level clouds, causing narrow bands of snow or rain to develop and fall to the ground, new research finds.
Big Lunar EclipseJune 25th, 2010
This Saturday morning, June 26th, there’s going to be a lunar eclipse—and for many residents of the USA, it’s going to be a big one.
Report: Toxins Found in Whales Bode Ill for HumansJune 25th, 2010
Sperm whales feeding even in the most remote reaches of Earth’s oceans have built up stunningly high levels of toxic and heavy metals.
eHydrogen Solutions Water-as-Fuel Project Receives Major BoostJune 25th, 2010
DHL Supply Chain and London Stansted Airport have both signed agreements to participate in Hydrogen On Site Trials (HOST) at Stansted Airport boosting eHydrogen Solutions’ Water-as-Fuel project.
PSD Seeks Clean-Energy AcademiesJune 24th, 2010
The Poudre School District is vying for almost $4.5 million from the federal government to help provide students interested in sustainable energy the chance to study it in their classrooms.
New Yorker Builds a Homegrown Fusion ReactorJune 24th, 2010
Mark Suppes, New York resident and Web designer for Gucci.com, recently became the 38th independent amateur nuclear physicist to create a successful fusion reaction in his own nuclear reactor.
Company to Equip 1,400 Billboards with Solar PanelsJune 24th, 2010
Bobby Switzer wants to help the Sunshine State live up to its name. He is the driving force behind a $12.5 million project to install solar panels on 1,400 billboards throughout the state.
Can a Cleantech Incubator Grow in Boston?June 24th, 2010
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is expected to announce his intention to establish a cleantech incubator in Boston’s “Innovation District,” aka the Seaport District.
Mercury Promotes Blood Clots, Which Increases Heart Disease RiskJune 24th, 2010
A research team describes the likely way mercury affects red blood cells and increases the risk of heart disease.
40,000 Deaths a Year Due To Junk FoodJune 24th, 2010
More than 40,000 Britons are dying unnecessarily every year because of high levels of salt and fat in their diets, the Government’s public health watchdog Nice has warned.
Where Thoreau Lived, Crusade Over BottlesJune 24th, 2010
An octogenarian proposed banning the sale of bottled water at a town meeting. Voters approved, with the intent of making Concord the first town in the nation to strip such products off its stores.
Removing Stubborn Fluorines Detoxifies CFCsJune 24th, 2010
Derivatives of fluorinated chemicals can persist in the environment where they travel through food chains and accumulate in animals and people.
Witnessing Against Torture: Why We Must ActJune 24th, 2010
Charged for “breach of peace” when they staged a memorial vigil in protest of the torture and death of 3 innocent Guantanamo prisoners, 24 defendants are acting as their own lawyers in court.
An Epidemic Of Terminal IgnoranceJune 24th, 2010
An epidemic is spreading like wildfire across America. Wreaking havoc on all fronts: social, economic, political, religious, and many others. The CDC hasn’t issued any warning. What is this mystery disease?
Judge Who Nixed Drilling Ban Has Oil InvestmentsJune 24th, 2010
The Louisiana judge who struck down the Obama administration’s six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has reported extensive investments in the oil and gas industry.
La. Police Doing BP’s Dirty Work [Video]June 24th, 2010
Everyone knows by now that BP is still blocking press access to oil-spill sites even though they’re not supposed to anymore.
Norway Continues High North EspionageJune 24th, 2010
The Norwegian high-tech intelligence in the north, directed towards what the Russians are doing, is still the most important part of Norwegian espionage, according to the Norwegian daily Aftenposten.
Humans vs. the Environment – A Thought ExperimentJune 24th, 2010
Environmental protection isn’t a “liberal” idea; Liberal or Conservative, Democrat or Republican, it’s everyone’s life support. If we fail to recognize that, we are truly doomed as a civilization.
40,000 People Join Scientists To Oppose Methyl IodideJune 24th, 2010
Scientists, farm workers, and activists rallied against the proposal of the Dept. of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) approving methyl iodide to be used in the state’s $2.1 billion strawberry industry.
Consumer Group Targets McDonald’s Happy Meal ToysJune 24th, 2010
A U.S. consumer group wants McDonald’s Corp to stop using Happy Meal toys to lure children into its restaurants and has threatened to sue if the world’s biggest hamburger chain does not comply within 30 days.
Egypt Probes Source of Red Sea Oil SpillJune 24th, 2010
Gobs of oil floated to the shore of Egyptian Red Sea resorts for a fifth day as the government said it had yet to discover the source of the pollution.
Several Sierra Trails are Toxic, Group SaysJune 24th, 2010
The thousands of mine shafts that pockmark the Sierra Nevada and testify to California’s Gold Rush riches have also left a legacy of toxic contamination in some of the state’s popular recreation areas.
Breast Density Linked To Cancer RiskJune 24th, 2010
Although mammograms often include measures, women are rarely told about them. But it’s knowledge that could lead to informed choices about testing and treatment.
Go Nuts for Heart HealthJune 24th, 2010
As if we need more reason to munch on a handful of tasty nuts, there is now evidence that eating them each day can help prevent heart disease by lowering cholesterol.
Flame Retardants Can Alter Thyroid Hormones in Pregnant WomenJune 24th, 2010
High levels of brominated flame retardants can alter pregnant women’s thyroid hormones, which are critical to a baby’s growth and brain development, according to a California study.
Gut Bacteria May Affect Your WeightJune 24th, 2010
Something in your gut could be making you fat — and it isn’t just last night’s pizza. Scientists are still investigating which bacteria do what in humans.
5 Marinades for Grilled VegetablesJune 24th, 2010
Who says non-meat eaters can’t have any fun with a grill? The culture of barbecue may be obsessively meat-centric, but many vegetarians can perform magic with hot coals, some sauce and a squash.
$25M Veto Cuts into Alaska Clean Energy PlansJune 24th, 2010
The future of renewable energy in Alaska is only about half as certain financially after Gov. Sean Parnell decided to veto $25 million from the $50 million state lawmakers had approved for development.
Investigators Claim US Money is Funding Afghan TalibanJune 23rd, 2010
Investigators say the US military has been giving tens of millions of dollars to Afghan security firms who are channelling the money to warlords.
Amsterdam Mayor To Use ‘Decoys’ To Combat Anti-SemitismJune 23rd, 2010
Acting Amsterdam mayor Lodewijk Asscher is considering using police offcers posing as Jews in an attempt to stamp out anti-semitic violence, the Parool reports on Monday.
Federal Judge Calls Guantanamo Inmate’s Detention ‘Unlawful’June 23rd, 2010
A federal judge has forcefully put Yemeni citizen Mohammed Mohammed Hassan Odaini on the path to freedom after eight years of incarceration at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
‘Suspicious’ Explosion Kills Four in EdmontonJune 23rd, 2010
A massive explosion that leveled several homes and killed four people in Edmonton in Canada’s oil-rich Alberta province is being considered “suspicious,” police told AFP on Monday.
America Continues Leap BackwardsJune 23rd, 2010
A corrupt federal Judge has ruled that Congress can copyright works already in the public domain. Doing so would violate the Constitution’s protection of free speech.
Inside the Mind of the Anonymous Online PosterJune 22nd, 2010
These users comment on everything from today’s news to hotel rooms. Many are harmless. But some are ruthless. Who are they exactly, and why do they do what they do?
How a Right-Wing Immigration Lie Went ViralJune 22nd, 2010
Did California really pass an immigration law that’s just as punitive as Arizona’s—but just failed to enforce it?
High Court Upholds Terror Law After Free Speech ChallengeJune 21st, 2010
A divided Supreme Court has ruled the government’s power to criminalize “material support” of a terrorist organization is constitutionally permissible.
Call the Politburo, We’re in TroubleJune 21st, 2010
Mark it on your calendar. It seems we’ve finally entered the Soviet era in America, says author of the new book, The American Way of War: How Bush’s Wars Became Obama’s.
Boater Chases Mysterious Periscope Off Hollywood BeachJune 21st, 2010
Ryan Danoff was fishing with two friends about four miles off Hollywood beach Sunday when he spied what appeared to be a mast on the horizon.
Prince Warns S. Arabia of ApocalypseJune 21st, 2010
Saudi Prince Turki bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has warned the country’s royal family to step down and flee before a military coup or a popular uprising overthrows the kingdom.
Mexican Experts To Tunnel for Aztec Rulers’ TombsJune 21st, 2010
Archaeologists found some of the richest and most unusual Aztec offerings ever in excavations under a mammoth slab depicting an earth goddess and said they hope to uncover an emperor’s tomb nearby.
Music of the Sun Recorded by ScientistsJune 21st, 2010
The sun has been the inspiration for hundreds of songs, but now scientists have discovered that the star at the centre of our solar system produces its own music.
Cambridge Professor: 2014 Pivotal for DisasterJune 21st, 2010
A ‘Doomsday’ moment will take place in 2014 – and will determine whether the 21st century is full of violence and poverty or will be peaceful and prosperous, says a Cambridge University professor.
Human Race ‘Will Be Extinct Within 100 Years’, Says ScientistJune 21st, 2010
Professor Frank Fenner, emeritus professor of microbiology at the Australian National University, has predicted that the human race will be extinct within the next 100 years.
Ocean Changes May Have Dire Impact on PeopleJune 21st, 2010
The first comprehensive synthesis on the effects of climate change on the world’s oceans has found they are now changing at a rate not seen for several million years.
Omega-3 May Protect Against Hearing Loss: StudyJune 21st, 2010
Increased intakes of omega-3 fatty acids, and the fish that provide them, may reduce the risk of age-related hearing loss, says a new study from the University of Sydney.
Your Mind Is Like A Beautiful Garden So Plant Happy Seeds!June 21st, 2010
It is now being proven scientifically that a happy and healthy attitude to both ourselves and to life affects our mind in many noticeable ways.
Frozen Yogurt Is Not Health FoodJune 21st, 2010
It did not even occur to me that people thought frozen yogurt was a “health food” until I spent some time in the USA.
EC Considers Extending ALA Claim To DHAJune 21st, 2010
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)-backed claims linking omega-3 form ALA and cognitive and eye function may be extended to DHA, a recent, specially convened European Commission-hosted meeting has suggested.
7th-Graders Discover Mysterious Cave on MarsJune 21st, 2010
A group of seventh-graders in California has discovered a mysterious cave on Mars as part of a research project to study images taken by a NASA spacecraft orbiting the red planet.
Energy of the Future? It’s Green and SlimyJune 21st, 2010
Algae’s potential is vast, but the cost so far is immense.
Clean Energy Legislation Translates To Clean FutureJune 21st, 2010
In wake of the Gulf Coast oil spill, much has been made of the future of the energy industry and the need to address our nation’s energy sources.
Clean, Baby, CleanJune 20th, 2010
In contrast to the infamous chant “Drill, Baby, Drill,” Brave New Films will be releasing a series of videos advocating for political leadership to create a clean energy economy and finally stopping offshore drilling.
Microgrids Offer an Alternative for Clean EnergyJune 20th, 2010
Recently, local governments in the Bay Area have begun a quest to customize energy use to the economic and environmental imperatives of their communities.
Probiotics Again Linked to Dermatitis Benefits in KidsJune 20th, 2010
A study from Ukraine has found that supplementation with probiotics for two months had significant benefits for children with atopic dermatitis, another evidence for the bacteria’s skin health benefits.
Food Firms Spend Millions to Combat Simple Food Labeling SignsJune 20th, 2010
Food companies are spending millions of pounds to kill off a system of ‘traffic light’ warning labels that would help customers identify unhealthy products.
Circadian Clock in Pancreas Directly Linked to DiabetesJune 20th, 2010
The pancreas has its own molecular clock. Now, for the first time, a Northwestern University study has shown this ancient circadian clock regulates the production of insulin. If the clock is faulty, the result is diabetes.
Beef: A More Palatable Source of Omega-3s than Fish?June 20th, 2010
Scientists exploring how to improve the fatty acid profile of beef are confident they can deliver meat containing enough healthy fat to make ‘source of omega-3’ nutrition claims on pack.
Goldman Sachs Sold $250 Million of BP Stock Before SpillJune 20th, 2010
Firm’s stock sale nearly twice as large as any other institution; Represented 44 percent of total BP investment.
Citizen’s Group Taking Border Battle into Own HandsJune 20th, 2010
This weekend, JT Ready and a group of armed men plan to take Arizona’s border battle into their own hands.
Dozens of Human Heads Found on PlaneJune 20th, 2010
Workers at Little Rock National Airport got a bit of a shock last week when they stumbled upon a shipment of boxes containing dozens of human heads.
Sorceress Arrested After Casting Spell on Three GirlsJune 20th, 2010
Amal Ghabayen – A woman in Deir Abi Sa’eed in Irbid governorate, northern Jordan, was arrested on Friday after being accused of casting a strange spell on three sisters and practicing witchcraft.
Sudden Sinkhole Outbreak Raises Fears in ChinaJune 20th, 2010
While the Guatemalans are wondering if the giant sinkhole formed on June 1 in their capital city is an isolated case, the Chinese have discovered at least eight sinkholes.
Ancient Legends Once Walked Among Early Humans?June 20th, 2010
Wild, hairy, folks who fought griffons and nomads — have paleontologists unearthed mythic figures of folklore?
New Bill Gives Obama ‘Kill Switch’ To Shut Down The InternetJune 19th, 2010
Government would have “absolute power” to seize control of the world wide web under Lieberman legislation.
Heart Benefits of Olive Oil Extract Being ExploredJune 19th, 2010
The heart health benefits of olive oil may be due to the compound hydroxytyrosol binding to LDL cholesterol, says new study from Spain.
U.S. Govt. Poisoned its Own Citizens During ProhibitionJune 19th, 2010
In a dark but little-known chapter of U.S. history, the federal government ordered the poisoning of alcohol supplies to deter and punish those who sought to flout Prohibition-era bans.
US Obesity Rates Could Fall If Soda Prices RiseJune 19th, 2010
States like California and North Carolina have weighed a tax on sweetened soft drinks to defray the cost of obesity-related diseases.
Apple Polyphenols May Ease Food AllergyJune 19th, 2010
An extract from apples rich in polyphenols may reduce or prevent an allergic response to food allergens, suggest findings from a mouse study by Nestlé scientists.
Chicken Extract Builds Brain Health LinksJune 19th, 2010
The maker of a 175-year-old chicken extract that peer-reviewed research demonstrates can benefit mental function has established a brain health research centre – with a focus on anti-aging in the brain.
Get Scared into Eating GreenJune 19th, 2010
Does fear motivate you? Then read these frightening reasons to push yourself to eat better — for your health and for the environment.
10 Surprisingly Easy Sources of Alternative EnergyJune 19th, 2010
Sure, you’ve heard of wind and solar power, biofuels, hydroelectric, tidal and wave power, here’s a look at other alternative energy sources beyond those that we use today.
The Truth about ChernobylJune 19th, 2010
Nuclear power continues to kill while governments keep giving the nuclear power industry tens of billions in subsidies.
1 Million US Workers Cut Off UnemploymentJune 19th, 2010
Nearly a million people were denied further unemployment benefits by Congress.
Do Computers Make Kids Dumber?June 19th, 2010
A new study shows that kids with computers at home score lower on math and reading.
Higher Vitamin B6 Levels May Reduce Lung Cancer RiskJune 18th, 2010
Higher blood levels of vitamin B6 may reduce the risk of lung cancer by about 50 per cent, says a new analysis of almost 400,000 people, including current and former smokers.
Fats Facility Opens Up Major Supply of Healthier OilsJune 18th, 2010
IOI-Loders Croklaan claims to be ushering in a new era of healthier oils and fats with the opening of its new plant, which uses enzymatic technology to interesterify oils and hone their properties in food products.
Sugary Sports Drinks: Soon To Leave SchoolsJune 18th, 2010
Sugar-sweetened drinks may soon be harder to find in California schools.
Male Menopause is ‘Rare’ But it is Not a MythJune 18th, 2010
Just days after it was dismissed as a myth, the European team said the male menopause did exist – but that it affects only 2% of middle-aged men.
The Oil Spill’s Effect on Our Food SystemJune 18th, 2010
Robin Shreeves talks of how the oil spill in the Gulf is affecting our food system and those who supply the seafood to our food system.
Free Range Eggs Contain a Little Something Extra: PollutantsJune 18th, 2010
A Taiwanese study found that the eggs from free-range hens contain much higher levels of industrial pollutants than eggs laid by caged hens.
Tea: The Elixir of a Long LifeJune 18th, 2010
Lengthen your years, starting with this one simple tip: drink more tea, a Longevity Expert suggests.
Mercury Dental Fillings: What the FDA and the ADA are HidingJune 18th, 2010
Many in the natural health and wellness community were elated when, in 2008, the FDA reluctantly declared mercury-based fillings (usually called “amalgams” or “silver”) to have neurotoxic effects on children.
Over 90% of Bills Passed Secretly With No Debate, No VoteJune 17th, 2010
Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) voiced concerns that the Senate passes 94 percent of legislation without any debate, without amendment, and without a roll call vote (May 25, 2010).
Chemical in Antibacterial Soaps Produces Toxic DioxinsJune 16th, 2010
The highest levels of toxic Dioxins are found in soils, sediments and food such as dairy products, meat, fish and shellfish. Most times because of products like antibacterial soaps.
BPA Found in Virtually ALL Canned FoodsJune 16th, 2010
Just about anything we eat that comes out of a can — from Campbell’s Chicken Soup and SpaghettiOs to Diet Coke and BumbleBee Tuna — contains the chemical BPA, or bisphenol A.
Private Contractors and Covert Wars in Latin AmericaJune 16th, 2010
The U.S. Defense and State Departments will be subpoenaed if they continue to refuse to accurately account for billions spent on private contractors assisting the US in the ‘war on drugs’ in Latin America.
How All of Us Pay for the Derivatives MarketJune 16th, 2010
Derivatives are a hotbed of abuses and bailouts. So why are taxpayers footing the bill?
Nuclear Physicist Contributes to Vast UFO HoaxJune 16th, 2010
Stanton Friedman contributes to the great UFO hoax by ignoring govt. craft and those from ancient Earthlings.
Hitler Once Worshipped as Hindu Deity: HistorianJune 16th, 2010
German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler was “compared to Kalki, the last avatar of Vishnu” by an Indian spiritualist, occult practitioner, and Nazi sympathiser from Kolkata, Savitri Devi.
Life Possible on MarsJune 16th, 2010
Researchers have discovered that methanogenic bacteria that produce methane in Canada could be similar to earlier or present springs on Mars – suggesting possibility of life sustenance.
U.S. Hospitals Secretly Promote Illegal Trading of OrgansJune 16th, 2010
Many hospitals in the United States are tacitly participating in the illegal organ transplant industry by not scrutinizing potential donors too closely, experts worry.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s Psychiatrist Commits SuicideJune 16th, 2010
Moshe Yatom, a prominent Israeli psychiatrist who had a distinguished career, was found dead at his home in Tel Aviv last week from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
FBI Start Targeting Peace Activists in the USAJune 16th, 2010
The Joint Terrorism Task Force Division of the FBI Visits an Austin Peace Activist to Question About Pre-Crimes!
The Ties That Bind: Rahm Emanuel’s Connection with BPJune 16th, 2010
Here’s a story that reveals a little-known corporate political connection and the quiet way the inner political circles intersect, protect and care for one another in the nation’s capital.
Lies About Statin Drugs Finally Exposed in Medical JournalJune 16th, 2010
Big Pharma sells statin drugs as “miracle” medicines that have prevented millions of heart attacks and strokes. But a recent study published in the British Medical Journal tells a completely different story.
Why Lead Poisoning May Be Causing Your Health ProblemsJune 16th, 2010
We are too heavy. We’re heavy with metals, not fat. Nearly 40 percent of us have toxic levels of lead in our bodies. And we don’t even know it. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have symptoms…
“Troll” Witnessed By Several In UruguayJune 16th, 2010
A ‘troll’ or ‘alien being’ was reportedly seen by many residents of the coastal town of Nueva Palmira, Uruguay.
NASA Warns Solar Flares from ‘Huge Space Storm’ Will Cause DevastationJune 15th, 2010
Britain could face widespread power blackouts and be left without critical communication signals for long periods of time, after the earth is hit by a once-in-a-generation “space storm”, Nasa has warned.
KSA Gives Israel Clear Skies To Attack Iran’s Nuclear SitesJune 15th, 2010
Saudi Arabia has conducted tests to stand down its air defences to enable Israeli jets to make a bombing raid on Iran’s nuclear facilities.
10 Everyday Items Hackers Are Targeting Right NowJune 15th, 2010
Just when you thought it was safe to use your computer, hackers have figured out how to attack everyday items. Even the blender in your kitchen can be hacked and used against you.
Alignment: Bridge Between Worlds Opening This Summer 2010June 15th, 2010
Astronomers, astrologers, and NASA are all heralding a unique alignment this summer. Some are saying that “bridges between worlds” will be opened during this phenomenon, in one way or another.
EPA Bans Pesticide Found on Cucumbers and Other VegetablesJune 14th, 2010
Declaring that endosulfan is unsafe for humans and wildlife, the EPA announced Wednesday that it is about to ban one of the last organochlorine pesticides still used in the United States.
Pressure Builds On Israel To Lift Gaza BlockadeJune 14th, 2010
Israel announced last week that it is slightly easing the blockade of the Gaza Strip after the deadly May 31 commando raid, but critics say that an entire policy shift is needed.
Brown Rice Linked to Lower Diabetes RiskJune 14th, 2010
Replacing as little as a third of a daily serving of white rice with an equal amount of brown rice may lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, a study suggests.
Mount Rainier Shaking with Tiny Ice QuakesJune 14th, 2010
Swarms of tiny earthquakes from the top of Mount Rainier are causing seismometers to squiggle at the University of Washington in Seattle.
US Emboldens Israel to Kill AmericansJune 14th, 2010
By its silent approval the US federal government encourages Israel to murder American activists.
Minerals the Real Reason for Invading Afghanistan?June 14th, 2010
The Pentagon recently admitted that it has discovered minerals in Afghanistan worth more than $1 trillion.
Israeli rabbi Held for Raping GirlsJune 14th, 2010
Surprisingly, an Israeli rabbi has been arrested for what has been widely tolerated for more than 2,000 years.
U.S. Special Ops Terrorize MexicoJune 14th, 2010
U.S. special forces soldiers are aiding and abetting Mexico’s ‘death squad’ mafia military to combat competing drug lords.
Gravitational and Inertial Mass Separate?June 14th, 2010
The equivalence principle is one of the corner stones of general relativity. Now physicists have used quantum mechanics to show how it fails.
GM DNA Does Jump SpeciesJune 14th, 2010
DNA inserted by genetic engineering is unstable and migrates, creating serious health and environmental problems.
BP Censoring Media, Destroying EvidenceJune 14th, 2010
BP is working in concert with the Feds to conceal the extent of the disaster and evade responsibility for it.
Japan Whale Killers Back at itJune 10th, 2010
The Japanese hope to kill 260 whales by the end of August to satisfy the blood-lust of a few heartless and mindless individuals.
DuPont, Monsanto Compete for U.S. Approved GM SoybeanJune 10th, 2010
The USDA is poised to approve another dangerous frankenfood with ZERO safety testing.
New Research: Electropollution Can Cause Diabetes (Type-3)June 10th, 2010
Most people are familiar with type-1 diabetes and type-2 diabetes, but did you know researchers have discovered a third type of diabetes? Type-3 diabetes, as they are calling it, affects people who are extra sensitive to electrical devices that emit “dirty” electricity.
Green Tea Extract May Slow LeukaemiaJune 10th, 2010
An extract taken from green tea reduces cancer cells in the blood of patients with a form of leukaemia and may slow progression of the disease.
Avoid Refined Sugar, Prevent Breast Cancer RecurrenceJune 10th, 2010
The increased consumption of refined sugar can have serious health consequences, including a greater vulnerability to cancer, and possibly, even a worse outcome.
Sleep Deprivation Linked To Depression in TeensJune 10th, 2010
Sleep-deprived high school students are three times more likely to be depressed than their alert classmates who get enough sleep, a new study has found.
The Ambush of Helen ThomasJune 10th, 2010
Prof. Gary Leupp asks why long time White House journalist Helen Thomas was immediately sacked from her job just because of a rabbi’s outrage over Thomas’ supposed pro-peace views.
U.S. Intelligence Analyst Arrested in Wikileaks Video ProbeJune 10th, 2010
Federal officials have arrested an Army intelligence analyst who gave classified U.S. combat video and hundreds of thousands of classified State Department records to Wikileaks.
Bush Administration Conducted Medical Experiments on DetaineesJune 10th, 2010
The watchdog group Physicians for Human Rights alleged that the Bush Administration experimented on terrorism suspects during their enhanced interrogation program put in force starting in 2002.
Jewish Ideology and Psychosis – a Danger To World PeaceJune 10th, 2010
Gilad Atzmon considers the deep religious and psychotic roots of the genocidal impulses of Israelis, and warns of the implications for humanity unless urgent decisive action is taken against the rogue Jewish state.
Dolphins Use Diplomacy in their CommunicationJune 10th, 2010
Researchers from the Bottlenose Dolphin Research Institute (BDRI), based in Sardinia (Italy) have now shown that burst-pulsed sounds are vital to the dolphins’ social life and mirror their behaviour.
BP Buying Search Words to Keep People from TruthJune 10th, 2010
In their most tenacious effort to control the ‘spin’ on the worst oil spill disaster in US history, BP has purchased sponsored links at the top of internet search engines, Google and Yahoo. Clicking on the links costs BP money – click as a way to punish them and vent your anger.
Huge Seas ‘Once Existed on Mars’June 10th, 2010
US scientists have found further evidence that huge seas existed long ago on Mars.
Satellite Tracking for the Most Dangerous Psychiatric PatientsJune 10th, 2010
Some of Britain’s most dangerous psychiatric patients, including murderers, rapists and paedophiles, are being fitted with satellite tracking devices to stop them escaping and re-offending.
Indonesian Census Discovers 157-Year-Old WomanJune 10th, 2010
Estimates of the size and composition of Indonesia’s booming population may remain just that despite an ongoing census, if the “discovery” of a 157-year-old woman is anything to go by.
Media “Distortions”June 9th, 2010
“There is no such thing, at this date of the world’s history, as an independent press,” said John Swinton, former NY Times Chief of Staff, at a toast before the New York Press Club in 1880.
Roman Gladiator Cemetery Found in EnglandJune 8th, 2010
All clues show that an ancient cemetery uncovered in northern England is the final resting place of gladiators, scientists have announced after seven years of investigations.
‘Those Morons Don’t Know What They’re Doing’: James Cameron on BP Oil Spill FixJune 8th, 2010
‘Titanic’ director James Cameron has labelled those trying to clean up the BP oil spill ‘morons’ after revealed BP turned down his offer of help.
How the Washington Post Censors the NewsJune 8th, 2010
In a letter to the Washington Post, Julian C. Holmes tries to document and publicize how the Post shapes and censors the news. Including how it communicates within its own corporate structure and with other members of the cartel, e.g. the CIA.
Raw Video: Meteor Caught on Tape Over Huntsville and ScottsboroJune 8th, 2010
On May 18th, NASA cameras at the Marshall Space Flight Center and Walker County Science Center near Chickamauga, Georgia tracked the entry of a large meteor estimated to weigh some 60 pounds over northeastern Alabama.
Israeli Arab MP Who Was On Board Flotilla, Faces Death ThreatsJune 8th, 2010
Haneen Zuabi, a Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset who was with the flotilla, is now under armed protection after nearly 500 people signed up to a Facebook page calling for her execution.
How Relaxation Exercises Can Help Your Child to SleepJune 8th, 2010
Having major problems putting your child to sleep during bedtime? Why not let her/him do some meditation? Here’s how.
Russia Finds WWII Nazi Arms Ship in BalticJune 8th, 2010
Russian authorities are preparing to remove a huge arsenal of shells from a sunken German World War II barge off the Baltic coast.
Gulf Spill Workers Complaining of Flu-like SymptomsJune 8th, 2010
In the past week, 11 workers who have been out on the water cleaning up oil from BP’s blown-out well have been treated for what Dietrich calls “a pattern of symptoms” that could have been caused by the burning of crude oil, noxious fumes from the oil or the dispersants dumped in the Gulf to break it up.
Feed Your Adrenal Glands to Reduce Stress and Feel GreatJune 8th, 2010
The adrenal glands influence factors throughout the entire body. They need correct nutrition & herbal medicine reduce stress & enhance physical function.
Lieberman Bill Gives Feds ‘Emergency’ Powers to Secure Civilian NetsJune 8th, 2010
Joe Lieberman wants to give the federal government the power to take over civilian networks’ security, if there’s an “imminent cyber threat.”
Another Bird-feeding ‘Criminal’ Gets CollaredJune 8th, 2010
A woman was fined £80 for littering after wardens caught her throwing bread crumbs – to the birds.
Big Brother is Recording Your LifeJune 8th, 2010
We’ve got more CCTV cameras trained on us – four million and rising – than any other country on earth. And they never sleep.
OMG… What was I thinking!!!!! I have been Re-ClastedJune 6th, 2010
Lilian’s adventures with the hideous drug known as “Reclast”.
Why is the Top White House Lawyer Taking a Job at Goldman Sachs?June 6th, 2010
The latest high-profile hire at Goldman Sachs makes clear that, even in Obama’s Washington, money and power still hold sway.
Why does Obama Support Israel’s Terrorist Attacks?June 6th, 2010
Despite whatever he might publicly say, Obama unconditionally supports Israel and any evil it commits, why?
UN Urges Global Move to Vegan DietJune 5th, 2010
Lesser consumption of animal products is necessary to save the world from the starvation and the worst impacts of climate change, UN report says.
Mockingbird – The Subversion of the Free Press by the CIAJune 5th, 2010
In the United States of America, we are taught from birth that our press is free from government meddling, an insideous lie about the very nature of the news institution in this country. One that allows the government to lie to us while denying the very fact of the lie itself.
Rockefeller – Facing the Corporate Roots of American FacismJune 5th, 2010
Richard Sanders, Editor of Press for Conversion, chronicles how John Davison Rockefeller’s hands dealt with the economy, politics, and even the history of the world for more than a century.
The Other Oil Delta DisasterJune 4th, 2010
While the world watches the destruction of Louisiana’s wetlands caused by oil company arrogance, another delta region has suffered even greater damage – virtually unreported.
Jupiter Impact!June 4th, 2010
Amateur astronomers Anthony Wesley of Australia and Christopher Go of the Philippines have independently observed an impact event on Jupiter.
NASA Keeps a Wary Eye on Space WeatherJune 4th, 2010
Earth and space are about to come into contact in a way that’s new to human history.
Oil Spill Will Reach the Atlantic OceanJune 4th, 2010
The Gulf of Mexico feeds the Gulf Stream which feeds into the Atlantic Ocean so it is logical that the oil spill will reach the Atlantic.
BP Oil Disaster Deliberate?June 4th, 2010
The unthinkable may just be true. The world’s worst environment disaster may also be an environmental criminal conspiracy.
Ohio Passes Bill Banning Human-Animal HybridsJune 3rd, 2010
Will Ohio’s ban on human-animal hybrids really keep monsters from begetting monsters?
Artificial Life is PatentableJune 3rd, 2010
Dr J. Craig Venter, an American scientist mostly famous for leading the project to map the human genome was recently in the news. Ventner has declared that he has created life in his lab.
Killing Children: From Ghazi To DetroitJune 3rd, 2010
Whether in Irag, or Afghanistan, or Detroit, soldiers and police alike barge into wrong homes. All too often, children end up dead or wounded. Every once in a while, the raids are followed by denial and then an apology.
Some Flu May Not Die, Only HideJune 3rd, 2010
Some strains of influenza do not die at the end of winter, but move to South America, while some migrate further, U.S. genetic detectives said.
World’s First Genetically Engineered Self-Replicating Synthetic Bacterial Is CreatedJune 3rd, 2010
Researchers at the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), a not-for-profit genomic research organization, recently published results describing the successful construction of the first self-replicating, synthetic bacterial cell.
Reaffirming Afghanistan’s Al CaponeJune 3rd, 2010
Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s team once talked openly about the need to remove Ahmed Wali Karzai, Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s brother and the most powerful man in Kandahar, from power.
Tenn. Well Water May Harbor DangersJune 3rd, 2010
U.S. researchers found viruses and bacteria in East Tennessee drinking water before it was treated, a finding that may be a warning for untreated home wells.
Bioplastic Packaging Made From Fruit SkinsJune 3rd, 2010
Researchers in Malaysia said they have developed a biodegradable plastic packaging from tropical fruit skins that is durable and economic to produce.
Strange Clouds at the Edge of SpaceJune 3rd, 2010
Atmospheric scientist Gary Thomas of the University of Colorado has seen thousands of noctilucent cloud (NLC) photos, and he ranks the one last July 22, 2008 as among the best.
Is it God or Satan?June 2nd, 2010
The 24-member team worked for nearly 15 years and spent more than $30 million to synthesise a parasitic bacteria found in cattle and goats. Immediately, the dangers are evident. Is the Venter Institute playing god?
Is the Peace Movement Finally Awakening?June 2nd, 2010
What America needs most today is a peace movement that opposes the American empire’s operations in almost everywhere, and also its attendant accretion of presidential power, which diminishes or eliminates civil liberties and the traditional protections accorded criminal suspects.
U.S. Cyber Command: Waging War In The World’s Fifth BattlespaceJune 2nd, 2010
On May 21 U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced the activation of the Pentagon’s first computer command. And the world’s first comprehensive, multi-service military cyber operation.
Some Packaging Adhesives Can Contaminate Food – StudyJune 2nd, 2010
Spanish scientists have called for further study into some adhesives after research revealed that some toxic substances from them could penetrate packaging and contaminate food.
Hawaii Says No To Shark Fin SoupJune 2nd, 2010
Shark conservation groups are praising Hawaii, which has become the first U.S. state to ban the sale, possession or distribution of shark fins.
Swedish Breakthrough To Unlock ‘Super Material’ PotentialJune 2nd, 2010
The cost of producing a renewable nano-based “super material” for the food packaging and processing sectors has been slashed thanks to the development of breakthrough technology, said research company Innventia.
Azukar Organics’ Amazing Organic Coconut SugarJune 2nd, 2010
Did you know that a healthy, superior form of sugar can also be obtained from coconuts?
Gaza Aid Ships Death Toll Now 20June 1st, 2010
Israel attacked European ships with aid for Gaza while in international waters, killing 20 unarmed people and wounding dozens more. Those not dead or seriously wounded have been imprisoned. The US & Europe continue to pour money into the Israeli military.
Cell Phones Causing Bee Deaths?June 1st, 2010
The growing use of mobile telephones is behind the disappearance of honey bees and the collapse of their hives, scientists have claimed.