Archive for July, 2012 : sOccket Ball: Electricity Through Soccer!July 31st, 2012
Four girls from Harvard created a technology that could change the game for energy.
How to Save 150 Gallons of Water Per Day Without Leaving Your HomeJuly 31st, 2012
Just how much water is your home wasting per day?
Surfrider’s Pete Stauffer: Let’s Join Hands to Oppose Offshore DrillingJuly 31st, 2012
On Saturday, August 4, take to your local beach to say no to dirty fossil fuels.
Canada Crime Rate Plunges To Lowest Level In 39 YearsJuly 31st, 2012
Canada’s crime rate dropped six percent last year to its lowest level since 1972, according to police statistics released Tuesday.
Homeland Security’s Massacre Survival PSA FilmJuly 31st, 2012
Three days after the shooting in Aurora, the City of Houston released this Department of Homeland Security-funded instructional video on surviving mass shootings at work.
Enceladus: Home Of Alien Lifeforms?July 31st, 2012
Mars dominates the search for extraterrestrial life in our solar system, but a growing number of scientists believe Enceladus, an icy moon of Saturn, is a much better bet.
Possible ET Skeletal Remains FoundJuly 31st, 2012
Skeletal remains of various bodies throughout parts of Peru suggest a non-human life form.
UFO Captured on NASA Feed Out WindowJuly 31st, 2012
NASA’s live feed captured a UFO out of the window of the International Space Station on July 27, 2012.
UFO Over Olympics Opening Ceremony: A Classic Flying SaucerJuly 31st, 2012
Giving Women Control Over Their Health CareJuly 31st, 2012
The Affordable Care Act is making it easier for women to do that by making health care more accessible and affordable for millions of American women and families.
New Report Shows Rising US Child PovertyJuly 31st, 2012
A new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, “Kids Count Databook 2012”, reveals a sharp decline in economic well-being for children in the United States over the past few years.
How Will Scientists Protect the Planet From Extraterrestrial Diseases?July 31st, 2012
Viruses From Outer Space.
Memory Problems Could Double Your Death RiskJuly 31st, 2012
A form of mild cognitive impairment that affects memory is linked with a higher death rate.
Top 10 GMO Foods to AvoidJuly 31st, 2012
The best advice: steer clear of them altogether.
CIA Are Drug Smugglers Says Former Head Of DEAJuly 31st, 2012
For the last three decades several leaks have come out indicating that the CIA is directly involved in illegal drug trafficking.
Seattle to Build Nation’s First Food ForestJuly 31st, 2012
Forget meadows. The city’s new park will be filled with edible plants, and everything from pears to herbs will be free for the taking.
Long Awaited Mayan Tablets Finally Released by Mexican GovernmentJuly 31st, 2012
The government has now released some of the information for humanity, concluding that the events depicted in the tablet could either be an event from the past or an event to take place in the future.
Rainwater Crimes: Man Gets Jail & Fines For Collecting On His Own LandJuly 31st, 2012
A case of the government seeking money and bondage from rural residents by purposely misconstruing an old law & bending definitions.
Former Climate Change Skeptic Now Says Global-Warming is Man-MadeJuly 31st, 2012
He finally came around to what other climate scientists have been spouting for years.
Huffington Post Urges America Pay a Carbon Tax to Fight Climate ChangeJuly 31st, 2012
It has been argued that the United States should follow the lead set by Australia and introduce a carbon tax as part of tax reform and the climate change movement.
You Think GMO Is Scary? Nano Tech is Here, In Your StoreJuly 31st, 2012
Nanotechnology is measured in billionths of a meter, encompassing all aspects of life from food to medicine, clothing, to space.
Internet Giants Combine Forces Creating New Lobby to Control Capitol HillJuly 31st, 2012
The technology we have grown dependent on will be the chains that bind us to the control grid.
Lilian;s August NewsletterJuly 31st, 2012
11 Clean Tech Innovations That Can Change The WorldJuly 30th, 2012
The clean technology boom seems to spread exponentially every year. These new eco-friendly inventions compete with, and sometimes surpass, their conventional counterparts.
The Evolutionary Approach To Weight Loss And Good HealthJuly 30th, 2012
Studies show that people eating “ancestral diets” maintain excellent health and low body fat.
Use Natural Remedies To Quit SmokingJuly 30th, 2012
There are a variety of herbs and supplements that can help people stop smoking.
When Pregnant Moms Eat More Nuts, Their Kids Have Fewer AllergiesJuly 30th, 2012
Expectant mothers who continue to eat nuts during their pregnancies produce children with fewer overall allergies.
Obama Agency Rules Pepsi’s Use Of Aborted Fetal Cells In Soft Drinks Constitutes ‘Ordinary Business Operations’July 30th, 2012
The Obama Administration has given its blessing to PepsiCo to continue utilizing the services of a company that produces flavor chemicals for the beverage giant using aborted human fetal tissue.
CDC Calls For More Government Intervention To Battle ‘Chronic Disease,’ ObesityJuly 30th, 2012
In the latest issue of the CDC’s Preventing Chronic Disease, “An Evaluation Framework for Obesity Prevention Policy Interventions” calls for “interventions that extend beyond individual behaviors” to combat obesity.
Natural And Organic Meat Shopping Is On The Rise; Consumers Are Waking UpJuly 30th, 2012
New consumer research shows that while some grocery spending has fallen in recent months, shoppers are increasing their spending on organic meat and poultry has increased for the first time in years.
White House Chef Says Future Food To Be Made From Chemicals, Not Real Food IngredientsJuly 30th, 2012
Food scientists then shared samples of these laboratory creations with audience members, who were told that the imitation food products are the wave of the future.
Monsanto Defrauded GM Corn Field Workers, Lawsuit ClaimsJuly 30th, 2012
Monsanto, the most evil corporation in the world , is the subject of yet another lawsuit in which plaintiffs claim the agri-giant lied to them and ripped them off.
GM Potatoes Given Green Light In Ireland, UK, Belgium and NetherlandsJuly 30th, 2012
Genetically modified potatoes will be grown in Ireland after the Environmental Protection Agency gave the green light to trials.
It’s Time To Expose Trader Joe’s GMOs!July 30th, 2012
The fact is no supermarket in America is immune to genetic contamination.
Call To Action For Non-Hierarchical Occupation Of Monsanto EverywhereJuly 30th, 2012
Whether you like it or not, chances are Monsanto contaminated the food you ate today with chemicals and GMOs.
How Soft Drinks Impact Your HealthJuly 30th, 2012
Check out this graphic to see how drinking a soda affects your health, from the moment it enters your mouth to the time it is absorbed into the rest of your body, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.
Radiation Cancer Therapy Will Kill You 30X FasterJuly 30th, 2012
A growing body of research now indicts conventional cancer treatment with chemotherapy and radiation as a major contributing cause of cancer patient mortality.
Open Letter to President Obama from Health Professionals, Lawyers and AdvocatesJuly 30th, 2012
Every person in the United States needs and deserves access to health care.
The Rise of the Police State and the Absence of Mass OppositionJuly 30th, 2012
Historical experience teaches us that a successful struggle against an emerging police state depends on the linking of the socio-economic struggles that engage the attention of the masses of citizens with the pro-democracy, pro-civil liberty, ‘free speech’ movements of the middle classes.
AI Systems Could Fight CyberbullyingJuly 30th, 2012
Smart software could detect online bullying via a database system that can identify even the subtlest of abusive comments.
500 Million-Year-Old ‘Mistake’ Led to HumansJuly 30th, 2012
Over 500 million years ago a spineless creature on the ocean floor experienced two successive doublings in the amount of its DNA, a “mistake” that eventually triggered the evolution of humans and many other animals.
Crop Circle Debunker Says He Was FramedJuly 30th, 2012
The owner of a Web site specializing in crop circles says he has no idea who carved out his Web address in a German wheat field.
Giant Prehistoric SpermJuly 30th, 2012
This is the first time prehistoric sperm has been found preserved in both sexes.
Giant Ice Avalanches Found on Saturn’s Moon IapetusJuly 30th, 2012
When planetary scientist Kelsi Singer studied images of Saturn’s icy moon Iapetus, she found something unexpected: huge ice avalanches.
The Play ‘High Strangeness’ Recalls Kentucky Women’s 1976 Alien-Abduction ClaimJuly 30th, 2012
Danville writer’s play, at Pioneer Playhouse, looks at the ramifications of such a report.
UFO Sightings In Canada Reach Record High Of Three A DayJuly 30th, 2012
Sixty-five years after the infamous Roswell incident, it seems that aliens have finally discovered Canada.
How The Fukushima Exclusion Zone Shows Us What Comes After The AnthropoceneJuly 30th, 2012
It’s been almost a year and a half since the magnitude 9.0 Tohoku-Oki earthquake struck off the coast of Japan, spawning a tsunami that knocked out the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.
Japan Anti-Nuclear Groups Protest At ParliamentJuly 30th, 2012
Tens of thousands of people protested against nuclear power outside Japan’s parliament on Sunday, the same day a proponent of using renewable energy to replace nuclear following the Fukushima disaster was defeated in a local election.
Did You Know That ‘Natural’ Foods Can Still Contain GMOs?July 27th, 2012
The main difference between ‘organic’ and ‘natural’.
Ron Paul’s ‘Audit-the-Fed’ Bill Passes The HouseJuly 27th, 2012
Ron Paul doesn’t have many legislative victories, but when he does, it’s a monumental event.
Cinnamon Beats AlzheimersJuly 27th, 2012
In animal models of Alzheimer’s, cinnamon reduced s-amyloid plaques associated with the pathology of AD. Reduction of these proteins can improve mental cognition.
New York Times Openly Admits Mainstream Media Stories Are Scripted By The White HouseJuly 27th, 2012
Millions of Americans have long suspected that the so-called “mainstream media” is big-time controlled, whether selectively or institutionally.
Genetically Modified Apples Newest GMO Creation to be Pushed on ConsumersJuly 27th, 2012
Genetically Modified Apples Opposed by 69% of Canadians.
100 Million Poor People In America And 39 Other Facts About Poverty That Will Blow Your MindJuly 27th, 2012
Right now, approximately 100 million Americans are either “poor” or “near poor”.
N.J. Wants to Outsource Radioactive Garbage to South CarolinaJuly 27th, 2012
The truth is that the entire system of waste management in the United States is wholly unsustainable.
Major Harvard Study Published in Federal Govt Journal Confirms Fluoride Lowers IQJuly 27th, 2012
Harvard University scientists stated ”our results support the possibility of adverse effects of fluoride exposures on children’s neurodevelopment.”
Federal Protective Service Orders 150 Sets Of Riot Gear To Be Delivered In 15 daysJuly 27th, 2012
This quite sizeable procurement of 150 sets of riot gear is especially noteworthy since it is being filled on a highly accelerated timetable.
US Treasury: Al Qaeda Runs Syrian “Rebellion”July 27th, 2012
US fails to sell militants in Syria as “freedom fighters,” tells truth for pretext to liquidate monsters of their own creation.
Antarctic Ice Melts Into Hidden ‘Grand Canyon’July 26th, 2012
A mile-deep rift valley that could rival the dramatic chasms of America’s Grand Canyon has been found hiding beneath the ice in West Antarctica. UK scientists behind the discovery believe it is contributing to ice loss.
Is Obama Behind Former CIA Agent’s Claim That Roswell UFO Was Extraterrestrial?July 26th, 2012
A former CIA agent claiming that what crashed at Roswell was extraterrestrial garnered the media’s attention and excited researchers who have held this belief since the incident occurred in 1947.
Fukushima: Local Children Unwitting (and Unwilling) Radioactive Guinea PigsJuly 26th, 2012
he Fukushima Prefecture Health Management Survey revealed that 13,460 children, or 35.3 percent, had thyroid cysts or nodules up to 0.197 inches long growing on their thyroids and 0.5 percent of the children had growths larger than 0.197 inches.
Yucca Mountain: The Safe Future for Nuclear EnergyJuly 26th, 2012
This decision by the Obama administration runs contrary to his repeated advocacy of alternative energy, and ignores the potential contributions of nuclear energy to America’s future energy mix.
Sunbed Tanning Kills 800 In Europe Every YearJuly 26th, 2012
Sunbed users run a 20 percent higher risk than non-users of developing skin cancer, according to a report that blamed some 800 melanoma deaths in Europe every year on indoor tanning.
The Government Thinks You Should Focus On The Adversary, But Who Is The Adversary?July 26th, 2012
Henry spoke at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas today and explained that one of the main problems with the security industry is the lack of focus on the enemy, with most of the focus on the networks themselves.
Canada Unveils its Contributions to the JWSTJuly 26th, 2012
Today Canada’s Minister of Industry Christian Paradis unveiled the technologies that comprise Canada’s contribution to the James Webb Space Telescope, a next-generation infrared observatory that’s seen as the successor to Hubble.
Meteorite Yields A Clue To How Life Turned LeftJuly 26th, 2012
Researchers analyzing meteorite fragments that fell on a frozen lake in Canada have developed an explanation for the origin of life’s handedness – why living things only use molecules with specific orientations.
A Far-Off Solar System That Could Be Our TwinJuly 26th, 2012
Researchers measure the orientation of a multiplanet system and find it very similar to our own solar system.
U.S. Creating Zones In Six States To Quickly Develop Solar EnergyJuly 25th, 2012
The Obama administration announced a plan on Tuesday to open public land in six southwestern states to speed up the development of solar energy, while blocking projects in areas deemed environmentally sensitive.
World’s Oldest Cave Art Found—Made by Neanderthals?July 25th, 2012
“It adds to evidence Neanderthals were not a distinct species,” archaeologist says.
The Pentagon’s New Generation of Secret Military BasesJuly 25th, 2012
How the Pentagon is quietly transforming its overseas base empire and creating a dangerous new way of war.
Human Ancestors Were Nearly All VegetariansJuly 25th, 2012
In addition to understanding early humans and other hominids, we need to understand the diet of our ancestors during the time when the main features of our guts, and their magical abilities to turn food into life, evolved.
“Dramatic” New Maya Temple Found, Covered With Giant FacesJuly 25th, 2012
Some 1,600 years ago, the Temple of the Night Sun was a blood-red beacon visible for miles and adorned with giant masks of the Maya sun god as a shark, blood drinker, and jaguar.
The Truth About Sports DrinksJuly 25th, 2012
Sports drinks are increasingly regarded as an essential adjunct for anyone doing exercise, but the evidence for this view is lacking.
More on Solar Storms and Major Mental IllnessJuly 25th, 2012
There has been growing evidence that solar magnetic storms affect human physiology and pathophysiology.
Satellites See Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Surface MeltJuly 25th, 2012
For several days this month, Greenland’s surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite observations.
How NSA’s Surveillance Algorithms See Into Your LifeJuly 25th, 2012
By using the Big Data initiative’s offical purpose of enhancing even more the role of technology in our lives, they’re actually creating intrusive algorithms that are spying on our private lives.
Unintended Hazards of GeoengineeringJuly 25th, 2012
Reducing the solar radiation that reaches Earth will have potentially significant consequences beyond limiting the mean temperature of the planet; it may reduce annual rainfall, especially in the Americas and northern Eurasia.
Superconducting Quantum Coherent Water in Nanospace ConfirmedJuly 25th, 2012
Quantum coherent delocalized protons make confined water nanotubes superconducting with large implications for cell biology.
Bt Toxicity ConfirmedJuly 25th, 2012
A new study confirms that the Cry1Ab Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) toxin present in genetically modified (GM) crops kills the larvae of the two-spotted ladybird (Adalia bipunctata L.), a species that GM supporters claim to be unaffected by the toxin.
NSA Spying: ‘If We Tell You, We’ll Have to Kill You’July 25th, 2012
The proposed five-year extension of the FISA Amendments Act, coupled with indefinite detention provisions of the 2012 NDAA, the president’s “kill list” and now, a new Executive Order granting DHS the power to “seize” private communications’ facilities in the wake of a “national emergency” have accelerated these dictatorial trends.
Tropical Plankton Invade Arctic WatersJuly 25th, 2012
Scientists have identified tropical and subtropical species of marine protozoa living in the Arctic Ocean.
GPS Can Now Measure Ice Melt, Change In Greenland Over Months Rather Than YearsJuly 25th, 2012
Researchers have found a way to use GPS to measure short-term changes in the rate of ice loss on Greenland – and reveal a surprising link between the ice and the atmosphere above it.
Bill Gates Dumps Another $10 Million Into Researching New GM Crops For Agricultural Takeover Of AfricaJuly 24th, 2012
he Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is once again busy funding efforts to promote the spread of the agricultural cancer that are genetically-modified (GM) crops.
Solar Impulse Returning to Switzerland After Flight to AfricaJuly 24th, 2012
The solar-powered Solar Impulse aircraft is set to return home to Switzerland after flying more than 3,600 miles during the past two months.
U.S. Drought Could Cause Global UnrestJuly 24th, 2012
Twice in the last five years, rising food prices triggered global waves of social unrest.
Japan Probes Claims Fukushima Workers Were Told To lieJuly 24th, 2012
Japan’s labour minister on Tuesday ordered an investigation into claims that subcontractors at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant told workers to lie about their radiation exposure.
The Alien Fusion Reactor On The MoonJuly 24th, 2012
Evidence exists that ancient lunar pyramids , spread across the surface of the Moon, may have been erected to create a network of solar power collectors.
UFO Hacker Gary McKinnon Declines Latest Psychiatric TestJuly 24th, 2012
Gary McKinnon has been in a legal battle for more than a decade, and has been fighting extradition to the United States since 2006.
UFOs Confuse South Carolina ResidentsJuly 24th, 2012
Multiple residents along South Carolina’s Grand Strand recently observed UFOs in the sky.
Japan Launches Robotic Supply Ship to Space StationJuly 23rd, 2012
An unmanned Japanese spaceship soared into orbit from an island launch site Friday (July 20), beginning a weeklong journey to deliver vital supplies to astronauts living on the International Space Station.
California Activists Want Smart Meters Banned, Claim They’re Bad for HealthJuly 23rd, 2012
Within the next three years, it is expected that nearly 65 million homes in the U.S. will have wireless smart meters but some California environmentalists, liberals, Tea Party supporters and other activists are not enthused by this.
Scientists Try to Crack Monsoon Source CodeJuly 23rd, 2012
Scientists aided by supercomputers are trying to unravel one of Mother Nature’s biggest mysteries — the vagaries of the summer monsoon rains that bring life, and sometimes death, to India every year.
The Dark Knight: A History of Government Sponsored TerrorJuly 23rd, 2012
Alex examines the history of documented and declassified staged terror attacks, committed as pretexts to launch wars, enslave populations, and ultimately so the criminal establishment can pose as heroes.
Colorado Batman Massacre Linked to DARPA-HNCJuly 23rd, 2012
Holmes surrendered without resistance within minutes of the first calls from panicked moviegoers reporting a shooting inside the Century 16 theater, Oates said.
JPMorgan Chase Investigated For Manipulating California Energy MarketJuly 23rd, 2012
TheCalISO, the nonprofit organization that coordinates the state’s electricity market, has alleged that JPMorgan Chase & Co. manipulated the state’s energy market, resulting in at least $73 million in improper payments—costs passed along to the state’s energy consumers.
Come Together, To Save The ArcticJuly 23rd, 2012
It’s a kind of Earthrise, where we try to spark the dawn of a new mass movement, one that draws a line in the ice and says to the polluters, “You come no further.”
Pluto’s Not A Planet – It’s Much Odder Than ThatJuly 23rd, 2012
The discovery of a fifth moon orbiting Pluto has stirred up fresh complaints about its demotion from the ranks of fully fledged planets.
Virtual Germ Created On Computer For First TimeJuly 23rd, 2012
In a move that promises to bring the advantages of computer aided design (CAD) to genetic engineers, the first computer model of a complete bacterium has been produced in the US.
Heart Muscle Helps Cyborg Jellyfish Come AliveJuly 23rd, 2012
Even before a jolt of electricity was applied to animate its body, the cyborg twitched with signs of life.
Vital Eye For Killer Asteroids Could Shut ImminentlyJuly 23rd, 2012
A LACK of cash could end the only survey dedicated to searching the southern skies for Earth-grazing comets and asteroids.
Breast Milk Seems To Kill HIVJuly 23rd, 2012
Breast milk is starting to look like a potent HIV-fighter.
River Diversion Created New Land In Mississippi DeltaJuly 23rd, 2012
The destructive floods along the Mississippi river last year helped create new land in the delta.
Heatwave Transformed Australian Marine LifeJuly 23rd, 2012
Heatwaves can ravage land ecosystems, but until now little has been known about their effects in the seas.
Australian Sharks’ Protected Status Is Under ThreatJuly 23rd, 2012
FIVE fatal shark attacks in 10 months have led the Western Australian fisheries minister, Norman Moore, to question whether great white sharks still merit protected status.
Israeli Human Trafficking Case DismissedJuly 22nd, 2012
Are Jewish criminals above the law in the US?
Arctic Wilderness Faces Pollution Threats as Oil and Gas Giants Target Its RichesJuly 22nd, 2012
Melting ice caps, the influx of trawlers and tourists, and Shell’s £4bn investment to drill for fossil fuels in the Chukchi Sea all raise fears
Climate Change Opens Up Arctic Fisheries – But Should Canada Cut Bait?July 22nd, 2012
Ottawa and Nunavut see the potential in an emerging ‘third coast’ for commercial fishing.
Over a Third of Fukushima Children at Risk of Developing CancerJuly 22nd, 2012
Over a third of children in Japan’s Fukushima region could be prone to cancer if medics don’t apply more effort in treating their unusually overgrown thyroid glands and commit to international health aid and consultations, according to a new report.
US Spent Over USD 1.35 Trillion on Iraq and Afghanistan WarsJuly 22nd, 2012
According to a monitoring website, the US administration’s warmongering policies in Iraq and Afghanistan have cost the American taxpayers over 1.35 trillion dollars since the year 2001, when the US engaged in a devastating war with the impoverished nations.
EFF Challenges National Security Letter Statute in Landmark LawsuitJuly 22nd, 2012
Since the first national security letter statute was passed in 1986, the FBI has issued hundreds of thousands of such letters seeking private telecommunications and financial records of Americans without any prior approval from courts.
Can Anyone Catch Khan Academy? The Fate of the U in the YouTube EraJuly 22nd, 2012
Traditional American universities are suddenly running scared of the Internet, and for good reason.
US Nuclear Missile Pioneers on Okinawa Break 50-Year Silence on a Hidden Nuclear Crisis of 1962July 20th, 2012
While the full facts of that deployment have never been officially disclosed, now for the first time three of the U.S. Air Force’s nuclear pioneers have broken the silence about Okinawa’s secret missiles
Are Big Banks Criminal Enterprises?July 20th, 2012
The executives of the big banks invariably pretend that the hanky-panky was only committed by a couple of low-level rogue employees.
The Children of FukushimaJuly 20th, 2012
36 Percent Of Fukushima Children Have Abnormal Growths From Radiation Exposure.
The End of Canada’s Sovereignty as a Nation State?July 20th, 2012
Over the past several months, the U.S.-Canada Beyond the Border action plan has taken significant steps forward.
FDA and GE: Extra Radiation? Who Cares?July 20th, 2012
As the Times reported, the F.D.A. spying focused on doctors who believed the agency gave shortshrift to concerns about excessive radiation coming from medical imaging devices.
Economic Rapture Might Be Around the CornerJuly 20th, 2012
According to the CBO, such a sudden tightening of the federal budget would reduce real economic growth from a projected 4.4 percent to just 0.5 percent in 2013.
Cannabinoids, Like Those Found In Marijuana, Occur Naturally In Human Breast MilkJuly 20th, 2012
Human breast milk naturally contains many of the same cannabinoids found in marijuana, which are actually extremely vital for proper human development.
Easy, Natural Ways To Reduce Skin Cancer RiskJuly 20th, 2012
Contrary to what allopathic dermatologists recommend, a daily, moderate dose of sun without sunscreen is actually beneficial for the skin.
Glass Particles Found In Injectable Cancer Drugs; Massive FDA Recall IssuedJuly 20th, 2012
In a joint release with the Food and Drug Administration, Hospira blamed the glass supplier for the injectables in recalling 19 lots of carboplatin, cytarabine, paclitaxel and methotrexate, which were shipped between September 2011 and April of this year.
Why You Should Always Choose OrganicJuly 20th, 2012
A fairly rigid diet of organic food, drinks, herbs, vitamins, minerals, Dead Sea salts and natural spring water enables human beings to reach their ultimate HEALTH POTENTIAL and use more than 15 percent of their BRAIN each day.
Botanical Compound Could Prove Crucial To Healing InfluenzaJuly 20th, 2012
Virginia Tech researchers have discovered that abscisic acid has anti-inflammatory effects in the lungs as well as in the gut.
SF Considering Ways To Curb Plastic Water BottlesJuly 20th, 2012
City officials are considering an ordinance that would require owners of new and renovated buildings with water fountains to install special bottle-filling taps.
IEPA Issues Warning Over Cancer-Causing Chemicals In Sauk Village WaterJuly 20th, 2012
A crowd of about 250 turned out Tuesday night at a village board committee meeting, seeking answers and demanding that village officials take action to improve the quality of the drinking water.
Woman Defends Property Against Smart Meter InvasionJuly 20th, 2012
A Houston area homeowner, Thelma Taormina, was forced to defend her property and her constitutional rights when a utility worker bypassed her “No Trespassing and No Smart Meters” sign, then started a scuffle to install a Smart Meter.
UFO Hacker Gary McKinnon Refuses New Medical Assessment In Battle Against ExtraditionJuly 19th, 2012
UFO hacker Gary McKinnon, whose mother Janis Sharp lives in Brookmans Park, has refused to undergo a further assessment of his suicide risk in his battle to avoid extradition to the USA.
EFF Obtains FAA Documents Detailing Domestic Drone UseJuly 19th, 2012
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) against the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regarding the licensing of domestic drones has finally produced documents detailing the use of drones in the United States.
Congenital Analgesia: The Agony Of Feeling No PainJuly 19th, 2012
Steven Pete and his brother were born with the rare genetic disorder congenital analgesia. They grew up – in Washington state, US – with a sense of touch but, as he explains in his own words, without ever feeling pain.
Iceland Jails Bankers, Erases Citizens’ Debt, Recovers StronglyJuly 19th, 2012
Icelanders who pelted parliament with rocks in 2009 demanding their leaders and bankers answer for the country’s economic and financial collapse are reaping the benefits of their anger.
Islamophobia Threatens American Values and National SecurityJuly 19th, 2012
Islamophobic discourse is based on the explicit or implicit allegation that immigrant Muslim communities represent an alien and hostile political movement, in this case the so-called “jihadist” international terrorist front led by terrorist groups such as Al Qaeda.
Case Study: IViG Keeps Alzheimer’s At Bay For A DecadeJuly 19th, 2012
IVIG may not just be a therapy that treats symptoms, according to Dr. Richard Caselli, a neurologist. The drug seems to block the “destructive process” of inflammation mechanisms in the brain.
Wireless Glove Teaches Music, Helps Those With Spinal Cord InjuriesJuly 19th, 2012
Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a novel device called the Mobile Music Touch — a wireless glove intended to improve motor skills in people who have suffered a paralyzing spinal cord injury.
‘Invisible UFOs’ Fill The SkiesJuly 19th, 2012
Thanks to zealous alien hunters doggedly scanning the sky with night-vision cameras, a new class of flying objects that only emit infrared light has emerged from the darkness.
Glacier Twice As Big As Manhattan Snaps Off Greenland Ice SheetJuly 19th, 2012
An iceberg twice the size of Manhattan tore off one of Greenland’s largest glaciers, illustrating another dramatic change to the warming island.
NASA Spies Bright-Blue Daytime Lightning On SaturnJuly 19th, 2012
A NASA spacecraft orbiting Saturn has captured an amazing view of lightning in broad daylight on the ringed planet.
Could Guided Bullets Turn Average Joe Into Sniper?July 19th, 2012
Two military research labs have been racing to revolutionize rifle accuracy and range by developing the first-ever guided bullets – a technology that could potentially give any hunter sniper skills, if made public.
Pull Up Or Pay Up: North Carolina Mayor Pushes For Ban, Fine On Sagging PantsJuly 19th, 2012
Dunn Mayor Pro Tem Carnell Robinson wants to enact an ordinance prohibiting the fashion statement, which is typified by men whose underwear is visible above the waist of their pants.
Bombing Suspect In Attack That Killed 7 On Bus Of Israeli Tourists Was Carrying Fake Michigan Driver’s LicenseJuly 19th, 2012
The suspected suicide bomber in Wednesday’s attack on a tour bus that killed seven and injured dozens was carrying a fake U.S. identification card.
Artificial Intelligence To Sniff Out Bankers’ ScamsJuly 18th, 2012
Dodgy dealings at banks are in the spotlight again – but AI-based systems can help spot bad behaviour.
How Dolphins May Use A Mathematical Trick To Find FishJuly 18th, 2012
Mathematical tricks can get around this, and dolphins may naturally use them to locate the fishy signal amid the bubbles.
Government Power Used to Protect CorruptionJuly 18th, 2012
Anyone who questions the government in any way can be smeared with the label of “potential terrorist”.
Syrian Rebels Use YouTube, Facebook for Weapons TrainingJuly 18th, 2012
Rebels fighting against Bashar Assad in Syria’s civil war are outgunned, outmanned and largely aren’t professional soldiers. So they’re turning to social media for tutorials in how to use their weapons.
Newest U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy: TrollingJuly 18th, 2012
Within the State Department, a Silicon Valley veteran has quietly launched an improbable new initiative to annoy, frustrate and humiliate denizens of online extremist forums.
How Earth Formed: Prevailing Theory Is Flawed, Study SuggestsJuly 18th, 2012
Earth probably formed in a hotter, drier part of the solar system than previously thought, which could explain our planet’s puzzling shortage of water, a new study reports.
Lightning & Disease: A Primitive Thought System OverturnedJuly 18th, 2012
To the ancients, one of the most terrifying and inexplicable forces that they would encounter on a regular basis came in the form of blinding shafts of energy hurling down from the sky above, killing and setting fires indiscriminately – a phenomenon we now call lightning.
Dozens of Genetically Modified Babies Already Born – How Will They Alter Human Species?July 18th, 2012
According to the featured article7, “altering the human germline—in effect tinkering with the very make-up of our species—is a technique shunned by the vast majority of the world’s scientists.
Human Corpses Harvested In Multimillion-Dollar TradeJuly 18th, 2012
A grisly trade in human body parts leaves relatives grieving and some recipients at risk of life-threatening disease.
Seven Hours of Sleep a Night Optimal for MemoryJuly 18th, 2012
To keep your brain sharp, a new study finds that the sleep sweet spot is seven hours, no more, no less.
Darpa’s ‘Wall-of-Sound’ Fire ExtinguisherJuly 18th, 2012
Darpa is showing off a new system that can put out flames using only sound it is part of the U.S. defense agency’s “Instant Fire Suppression” program.
US ‘The Enemy’ Says Dotcom JudgeJuly 18th, 2012
The judge due to hear Kim Dotcom’s extradition case has referred to the United States as “the enemy” in a discussion about copyright law.
Record-Setting 500 Trillion-Watt Laser Shot AchievedJuly 18th, 2012
To put those numbers into perspective, 500 TW is more than one thousand times the power that the entire United States uses at any instant in time.
Ex-Brazil President Practiced Black MagicJuly 18th, 2012
The ex-wife of former Brazilian President Fernando Collor de Melo claims he practiced black magic rituals while governing Brazil from 1990 to 1992.
Gates-Funded Experiment To Spray Atmosphere With Sulphur ParticlesJuly 17th, 2012
An experiment funded by Microsoft founder Bill Gates will see thousands of tonnes of sulphur particles sprayed over New Mexico as part of a geoengineering study, despite the fact that even staunch environmentalists have warned the process could have catastrophic effects on the earth’s eco-system.
Iran Accuses U.S. of Using Weather WeaponsJuly 17th, 2012
On Monday Iran accused the United States and the West of using technology to wage a “soft war” against the Islamic country.
Radiation On West Coast Of North America Could End Up Being 10 Times HIGHER Than In JapanJuly 17th, 2012
In 10 Years, Peak Cesium Levels Off West Coast Could Be 10 Times Higher Than at Coast of Japan.
Monsanto Linked To Coup That Ousted Paraguayan PresidentJuly 17th, 2012
Among those who initiated and brought about this controversial coup was multinational biotechnology giant Monsanto, which was apparently threatened by Lugo’s resistance against the company’s genetically-modified (GM) crop agenda.
Insurance Companies, Government Steals Life Insurance Benefits From PTSD Veterans Who Commit SuicideJuly 17th, 2012
Families of four veterans diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder following their tours of duty in combat zones who committed suicide after returning home are charging Prudential Insurance and the Department of Veterans Affairs with refusing to pay life insurance benefits they are due.
Radiation – How To Protect Yourself From Its Effects Safely And NaturallyJuly 17th, 2012
Because the body works synergistically to heal and protect, consume a variety of organic, whole plant-based foods in a variety of colors to guarantee a good supply of antioxidants and the elimination of free radicals.
Worse Than BPA? Toxic BPS Chemical Found Hiding In Receipts, Recycled PaperJuly 17th, 2012
Growing awareness about the prolific presence of the hormone disruptor bisphenol A (BPA) in plastics, receipt paper, money, and various other consumer products and materials has led to the widespread removal of this highly toxic chemical from many products in recent years.
FDA Caught Spying On E-mails Of Its Own Scientists In Huge Surveillance OperationJuly 17th, 2012
Food and Drug Administration had conducted a “wide-ranging surveillance operation” against a group of disgruntled FDA scientists who had privately sent thousands of emails to Congress, attorneys, labor officials, journalists and, on occasion, even President Obama.
FDA Warns About Mexicali Brand Products On Listeria ConcernsJuly 17th, 2012
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned consumers on Friday against eating products of the Mexicali Cheese Corp because the deadly listeria bacteria has been found in some of them.
US Supreme Court Ruling Opens Door For States To Reject Medicaid ExpansionJuly 17th, 2012
The legislation includes a provision that would have allowed the federal government to withhold all Medicaid funding for a state that refused to participate in the expansion of the health care program for the poor.
JPMorgan Scandal: The Tip Of The IcebergJuly 17th, 2012
JPMorgan Chase, the biggest US bank by assets, announced Friday that the trading loss from derivatives bets made by its Chief Investment Office (CIO) had reached $5.8 billion, nearly three times the amount the company had revealed in May.
Civil War Declared in Syria, Globalists’ Formula for WWIII BeginsJuly 17th, 2012
Mainstream media has downplayed the Western intervention into the Syrian conflict, referring to them as “pro-democracy campaigners” without admitting their political agendas or ties.
The Endless Drought Of 2012 Will Bake America Well Into AugustJuly 17th, 2012
Approximately 61 percent of the entire nation is experiencing drought conditions, and this is absolutely devastating farmers and ranchers all over the country.
Artificial Weather Revealed by Post 9-11 Flight GroundingsJuly 17th, 2012
In the three days that followed the 9/11 terrorist attacks, when all commercial flights above the continental US were suddenly suspended, a veil was lifted on the profound – though until that point unconfirmed – effects that aviation-associated artificial clouds are having on our planetary environment.
Man Shot And Kicked In The Face By LAPD During Downtown ArtwalkJuly 17th, 2012
In the video @ 4:49, you can see a man in a white t-shirt shot at very close range with a projectile weapon and the police then run up and violently kick him in the face while he is laying on the ground.
Defected Syrian Ambassador Admits Role in Killing US TroopsJuly 17th, 2012
Bombshell revealed in Telegraph interview: Western-coddled Nawaf Fares admits he organized “Jihadi units” to fight US troops in Iraq.
Baltic Sea ‘UFO’ May Be Secret Nazi Submarine TrapJuly 16th, 2012
The mysterious disc-shaped object at the bottom of the Baltic Sea could be a relic from a giant World War II device placed there by the Nazis to disrupt Soviet submarine navigation.
Fukushima: West Coast Cesium Slam Ahead, Hair Falling Out, Tepco Data FlawJuly 16th, 2012
As hair falls out of a Fukushima victim’s head, a new German study reports that North America’s West Coast will be the area most contaminated by Fukushima cesium of all regions in Pacific in 10 years.
They’re Back: UFOs At China’s Phoenix MountainJuly 16th, 2012
Looks like ET is using China Telecom to phone home-residents in the north-eastern province of Heilongjiang in China have reported seeing UFOs for the second time in one week.
UFO Sightings And Government Cover-Ups Discussed In FarmingtonJuly 16th, 2012
Two members of the New Hampshire Unidentified Flying Object group recently gave a talk to an audience comprised mainly of firm UFO believers, in Farmington Woman’s Club.
Living Around Dogs, Cats Beneficial To InfantsJuly 16th, 2012
A new study finds that children who lived with dogs or cats during their first year of life got sick less frequently than kids from pet-free zones.
County To Post Signs Warning Pet Owners Of AlligatorsJuly 16th, 2012
Flagler County commissioners gave the green light for workers to post signs alerting pet owners about the dangers alligators pose to small pets.
Massive Growth Of Executive Pay In US CapitalJuly 16th, 2012
A recent report by the Washington Post shows the massive growth of executive pay in the Washington, DC area as part of attempts to skirt the regulatory measures passed by the Obama administration in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.
Oil And Gas Marauders Are Destroying Our Land, Water, And Communities All Over AmericaJuly 16th, 2012
Natural gas is being touted by the industry and its tail-wagging politicos as clean and cheap–the “magic bullet” for our energy problems.
Utah Physicists Invent ‘Spintronic’ LEDJuly 15th, 2012
New Technology promises brighter TV AND Computer displays.
Propagandizing School Kids For Corporate ProfitJuly 15th, 2012
It’s also now funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars into the industry’s deceitful political campaign to kill a California “Right To Know” ballot initiative that finally would require food giants to label all products containing genetically-engineered organisms.
Veterinary Vaccines Found To Combine Into New Viruses, Prompting Regulatory ResponseJuly 15th, 2012
Research from the University of Melbourne has shown that two different vaccine viruses- used simultaneously to control the same condition in chickens- have combined to produce new infectious viruses, prompting early response from Australia’s veterinary medicines regulator.
How Many Millions of Cellphones Are Police Watching?July 15th, 2012
By the New York Times’ count, cellphone companies responded to 1.3 million demands for subscribers’ information last year from law enforcement. Many of the records, such as location data, don’t require search warrants or much court oversight.
Governments Exist to Further the Interests of “Favored Groups”July 15th, 2012
Governments have never existed to solve problems domestic or international. Governments and their institutions exist merely to further and secure the interests of favored groups, but We the People are never the favored group.
“Democracy Now” and the “Progressive” Alternative MediaJuly 15th, 2012
The major Western mainstream media outlets have been running a “shock and awe” propaganda offensive against the Syrian government of President Bashar Al Assad for nearly 16 months.
Asteroid Crashes Likely Gave Earth Its WaterJuly 15th, 2012
Asteroids from the inner solar system are the most likely source of the majority of Earth’s water, a new study suggests.
Saturn’s Rings Shine in Amazing PhotosJuly 15th, 2012
The new Saturn ring photos come as the Cassini probe moves into a slightly different orbit around its gas giant target, officials with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
Solar Storm Warning System May Predict Dangerous RadiationJuly 15th, 2012
A new warning system that measures high-energy particles spewed from the sun during powerful solar storms may help scientists forecast the intensity of potentially harmful radiation when these solar tempests are aimed directly at Earth.
Antarctica Surrounded by ThreatsJuly 15th, 2012
Antarctica and its surrounding waters are under pressure from a variety of forces that are already transforming the area, scientists warn.
NASA Offers Glimpse Into Aug. 5 Mars Rover Landing on MondayJuly 15th, 2012
NASA will hold a press conference Monday (July 16) to discuss the Aug. 5 landing plan for its huge Mars rover Curiosity, the largest rover ever sent to the Red Planet, and you can follow the briefing live online.
Fukushima Was A Man-Made DisasterJuly 14th, 2012
Most people who know about the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex on Japan’s east coast believe it was caused by a natural disaster.
Harnessing The Sun For Health, Wealth, And A Clean EnvironmentJuly 14th, 2012
Cooking with the sun is not only eco-friendly, it also contributes to better tasting, more nutritious food.
Monsanto Weeds Have Taken Root Throughout AcademiaJuly 14th, 2012
The highly respected publishing group Oxford University Press (OUP), which is considered to be the largest university press in the world, appears to be actively diluting its rigorous publishing standards at the behest of corporate interests.
Government To Deploy Laser-Based ‘Molecular Strip-Search’ Devices Across Airports And Roadside CheckpointsJuly 14th, 2012
Within the next two years, a spooky, powerful and invisible new technology will be deployed by the U.S. government that can instantly scan and identify every molecule on your body or person.
US Citizen Rebukes Multiple ‘Nazi’ CheckpointsJuly 14th, 2012
A video has surfaced of a driver who placed a camera in his car, pulled up to a police checkpoint and refused to prove his U.S. citizenship.
NASA Mission, Led By Stanford Biologist, Finds Massive Algal Blooms Under Arctic Sea IceJuly 14th, 2012
A massive phytoplankton bloom has been found underneath the Arctic pack ice in the Chukchi Sea.
U.S. Has No Idea Who’s a Taliban ‘Leader,’ Still Boasts About Killing ThemJuly 13th, 2012
One factor, perhaps in that meager decline, is ISAF’s lack of a “specific definition for insurgent leaders in terms of geographical responsibility or numbers of men under command.”
U.S. Injected Gitmo Detainees With ‘Mind Altering’ DrugsJuly 13th, 2012
Prisoners inside the U.S. military’s detention center at Guantanamo Bay were forcibly given “mind altering drugs,” including being injected with a powerful anti-psychotic sedative used in psychiatric hospitals.
Laser Powers Lockheed Martin’s Stalker UAS For 48 HoursJuly 13th, 2012
Lockheed Martin (LMT) and LaserMotive, Inc., recently demonstrated the capabilities of an innovative laser power system to extend the Stalker Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) flight time to more than 48 hours.
Nearly Half A Million Yahoo Passwords Leaked Following HackJuly 13th, 2012
Some 450,000 email addresses and associated unencrypted passwords have been dumped online by the hacking collective “D33Ds Company” following the compromise of a Yahoo subdomain.
Israeli Organ Trafficker Sentenced To Jail In USJuly 13th, 2012
A New York-based Israeli is sentenced to prison for buying kidneys from vulnerable people in the Occupied Territories and selling them to patients in the US, while making USD millions in the process.
Lives on Hold–AgriSol’s Land Deal in Tanzania Creates an Uncertain Future for More than 160,000 PeopleJuly 13th, 2012
The AgriSol land deal is a part of Kilimo Kwanza, or Agriculture First, the Tanzanian government’s scheme to promote agricultural development through public-private partnerships.
UFO X-Files Released By U.K. Reveal Desire To Weaponize Alien TechnologyJuly 13th, 2012
Newly released X-Files from the United Kingdom’s National Archives reveal the role of that country’s Ministry of Defense UFO Desk officers, what they actually thought about possible alien visits to Earth and their ideas on harnessing alien technology as a weapon.
Alien Sightings In BritainJuly 12th, 2012
UFO sightings have been reported in dozens of locations across Britain, with silver suited “faceless humanoids” in West Wales and suspicious-looking “men in black” in Lincolnshire, according to Ministry of Defence documents.
DHS Whistleblower: Obama Will Commit ‘Reichstag’ Event To Trigger Martial LawJuly 12th, 2012
The ‘Reichstag Event’ would take the form of a staged assassination attempt against Barack Obama, “carefully choreographed” and manufactured by Obama’s puppet masters.
Obama Gets Civilian Army In Healthcare BillJuly 12th, 2012
Details of the civilian army were hidden in the voluminous Obamacare bill, which our Congressmen and Senators voted on but did not read.
Magnetic Sensors Discovered in Fish May Explain Wi-Fi RisksJuly 12th, 2012
This is strong evidence that magnetosensory cells are probably widely found across many species, possibly including humans.
Monsanto Could Pay $7.5 Billion Settlement To Millions Of Brazilian Soy FarmersJuly 12th, 2012
Monsanto, the world’s most evil corporation, has been illegally charging Brazilian farmers growing the company’s GM crops a two percent tax on production, and a three percent tax for cross-contamination of seed, say plaintiffs in a new lawsuit.
Ward Off Cancer, Protect Against Radiation, And Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome With MintJuly 12th, 2012
Research has shown that certain varieties of mint have properties that help defend against cancer and damaging radiation.
Scientist Suggests Aliens Might Look Like JellyfishJuly 12th, 2012
Although Hollywood prefers to depict extraterrestrials as hostile, grotesque creatures with features similar to humans, one scientist believes extraterrestrials might actually resemble jellyfish instead.
Native American Populations Descend from Three Key Migrations, Scientists SayJuly 12th, 2012
Scientists have found that Native American populations — from Canada to the southern tip of Chile — arose from at least three migrations, with the majority descended entirely from a single group of First American migrants that crossed over through Beringia, a land bridge between Asia and America that existed during the ice ages, more than 15,000 years ago.
Trigger for Past Rapid Sea Level Rise DiscoveredJuly 12th, 2012
The process, named ‘saddle-collapse’, was found to be the cause of two rapid sea level rise events: the Meltwater pulse 1a (MWP1a) around 14,600 years ago and the ’8,200 year’ event.
Skulls Shed New Light On the Evolution of the CatJuly 12th, 2012
Modern cats diverged in skull shape from their sabre-toothed ancestors early in their evolutionary history and then followed separate evolutionary trajectories.
Self-Powered, Homeostatic Nanomaterial Actively Self-Regulates in Response to Environmental ChangeJuly 12th, 2012
Living organisms have developed sophisticated ways to maintain stability in a changing environment, withstanding fluctuations in temperature, pH, pressure, and the presence or absence of crucial molecules.
Transforming Cancer Into a Manageable Illness With Multi-Drug ApproachJuly 12th, 2012
A Harvard researcher studying the evolution of drug resistance in cancer says that, in a few decades, “many, many cancers could be manageable.”
Giant Fossil Turtle from Colombia Round Like Car TireJuly 12th, 2012
Paleontologist Carlos Jaramillo’s group at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama and colleagues at North Carolina State University and the Florida Museum of Natural History discovered a new species of fossil turtle that lived 60 million years ago in what is now northwestern South America.
Fossil Egg Links Dinosaurs to Modern BirdsJuly 12th, 2012
The discovery supports the theory that birds and non-avian theropods, dinosaurs from the Cretaceous Period, could have a common ancestor.
Galaxy-Exploring Camera to Be Used in the Operating RoomJuly 12th, 2012
Neurosurgeons and researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute are adapting an ultraviolet camera to possibly bring planet-exploring technology into the operating room.
Urgent Action Alert on TWO GMO Amendments!July 12th, 2012
This morning we learned of a dangerous set of policy riders which the biotech industry was able to get inserted into (and buried within) the House Agriculture Committee’s discussion draft of the voluminous 2012 Farm Bill.
China to Join the Nicaragua Canal ProjectJuly 12th, 2012
Anti-Imperial Canal Planned to be Inaugurated in 2019.
San Bernardino Becomes 3rd Calif. City In 2 Weeks To File For Bankruptcy ProtectionJuly 12th, 2012
San Bernardino became the third California city in less than two weeks to file municipal bankruptcy protection Tuesday night when the city council voted to make the move in the face of a $45-million budget shortfall.
San Francisco Plans To Ban Officials From Buying Apple MacsJuly 12th, 2012
City officials in San Francisco plan to block local government agencies from buying new Apple Macintosh computers.
Disaster Declared In 26 U.S. States As Drought Sears MidwestJuly 12th, 2012
More than 1,000 counties in 26 states are being named natural-disaster areas, the biggest such declaration ever by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, as drought grips the Midwest.
Hubble Discovers a Fifth Moon Orbiting PlutoJuly 12th, 2012
A team of astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is reporting the discovery of another moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto.
Japan Takes Measure To Raise Iran Oil Shipping CapacityJuly 12th, 2012
Japan is taking measures to increase its oil imports from Iran despite Western sanctions that ban insurance coverage on Iranian crude.
Massachusetts Man Pleads Guilty In Plot To Attack Pentagon, CapitolJuly 11th, 2012
A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to attack the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol with large, remote-controlled model airplanes packed with explosives has agreed to plead guilty.
Green Food Report Favours Home-Grown CurryJuly 11th, 2012
England could spice up its food production by growing more herbs and spices.
Giant Ice Telescope Hunts For Dark Matter’s Space SecretsJuly 11th, 2012
Scientists are using the world’s biggest telescope, buried deep under the South Pole, to try to unravel the mysteries of tiny particles known as neutrinos, hoping to shed light on how the universe was made.
Bees May Hold Ability To Slow Effects Of AgingJuly 11th, 2012
New research from Arizona State University finds that older honeybees turned back the clock on brain aging when they took on new duties, such as caring for baby bees.
Canada Housing Starts Bounce Higher In JuneJuly 11th, 2012
Canadian housing starts climbed unexpectedly in June as multiple urban starts in Quebec and British Columbia bounced higher, but homebuilding is still expected to slow as the year progresses, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
Nikola Tesla: Man Out Of TimeJuly 11th, 2012
Revered as a genius by contemporary press and public, but largely forgotten at the beginning of the Twenty-first century, Serbian-American inventor Nikola Tesla today demands recognition as one of the greatest masterminds of the technological century.
America the Beautiful: A Fire Sale for Foreign CorporationsJuly 11th, 2012
It’s unlikely you’re losing sleep over US trade negotiations, but the unfolding business agreement among the US and eight Pacific nations -the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) – should cause every US citizen, from the Sierra Club to the Tea Party to get their pitch forks and torches out of the closet and prepare to “storm the Bastille.”
Dark Galaxies of the Early Universe Spotted for the First TimeJuly 11th, 2012
This result is in accordance with recent theoretical studies that have suggested that gas-rich low-mass haloes at high redshift may have very low star formation efficiency as a consequence of lower metal content.
Early-Life Exposure to PCE, Chemical in Drinking Water, May Affect VisionJuly 11th, 2012
Prenatal and early childhood exposure to the chemical solvent tetrachloroethylene (PCE) found in drinking water may be associated with long-term visual impairments, particularly in the area of color discrimination, a new study led by BUSPH researchers has found.
Scientists Place 500-Million-Year-Old Gene in Modern OrganismJuly 11th, 2012
Using a process called paleo-experimental evolution, Georgia Tech researchers have resurrected a 500-million-year-old gene from bacteria and inserted it into modern-day Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria.
Not So Happy: King Penguins Stressed by Human PresenceJuly 11th, 2012
King penguins tolerate some, but not all, human interference.
Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Help Prevent Bone Loss, Study SuggestsJuly 11th, 2012
Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol as part of a healthy lifestyle may benefit women’s bone health, lowering their risk of developing osteoporosis.
Florida Accused Of Keeping Tuberculosis Outbreak SecretJuly 10th, 2012
The CDC officer had a serious warning for Florida health officials in April: A tuberculosis outbreak in Jacksonville was one of the worst his group had investigated in 20 years.
The Drug That Banishes FearJuly 10th, 2012
Scientists from Duke University and the National Institute of Health studied an endocannabinoid chemical, called anandamide, that is secreted naturally in humans and causes bliss while reducing anxiety.
Monsanto Kicks Off Campaign To Prevent Genetically Modified Food LabelingJuly 10th, 2012
Monsanto has recently launched a proverbial war against the open labeling of genetically modified foods, and only through activism and awareness can it be overcome.
Mind Control Moves Into BattleJuly 10th, 2012
Technology that taps into a soldier’s thought patterns could soon see action on the battlefield. But some worry about its future applications.
Namibian ‘Fairy Circles,’ From Start to FinishJuly 10th, 2012
The grasslands of Namibia — and to a lesser extent its neighbors Angola and South Africa — are speckled with millions of mysterious bare spots called “fairy circles,” their origins unknown.
NSF Finds An Icebreaker To Reach McMurdoJuly 10th, 2012
After 2 months of negotiations, the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) has struck a deal with a Russian shipping company to charter a heavy-duty icebreaker to clear a path this winter to the largest U.S. scientific base in the Antarctic.
Space Weather Forecasted by South Pole Neutron DetectorsJuly 10th, 2012
Neutron detectors at the South Pole begin flashing, and the scientist on watch gets on the horn to astronauts at the International Space Station.
Harlem Couple Branded ‘Professional Agitators’ in NYPD ‘Wanted’ PosterJuly 10th, 2012
The NYPD has created a “wanted” poster for a Harlem couple who film cops conducting stop-and-frisks and post the videos on YouTube — branding them “professional agitators” who portray cops in a bad light and listing their home address, DNAinfo.com New York has learned.
Is Your Cat Hosting a Human Suicide Parasite?July 10th, 2012
A new study of more than 45,000 women, the largest of its kind, suggests that there could be a link between infection with the Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) parasite and suicides among women. T. gondii is sometimes called the “Kitty Litter Parasite” because it usually spreads through contact with cat feces.
Heat Wave Leaves Dozens Dead In The United StatesJuly 10th, 2012
At least 42 people have died from an unrelenting heat wave that continues to bake a dozen US states from the Midwest to the East Coast.
UK’s Nuclear IllusionJuly 10th, 2012
UK Parliament’s decision to authorise the construction of 10 new nuclear power plants was taken on the basis of misleading evidence.
Silent Spring for Us?July 10th, 2012
Today it is humans who are directly threatened by technologies designed to extract the maximum profit at the lowest private cost and the maximum social cost from natural resources.
Is This GMO Chemical Worse than DDT?July 10th, 2012
Dr. Huber discussed the shocking discovery of a brand new organism in genetically engineered (GE) crops—an organism that has been clearly linked to infertility and miscarriage in cattle, horses, pigs, sheep, and poultry that are raised on GE feed.
Obama Picks Tax-Cut Fight With RepublicansJuly 9th, 2012
President Barack Obama will call Monday for a one-year extension of the Bush-era tax cuts that chiefly benefit families making less than $250,000 annually.
Organic Farming Pioneers Receive SVN AwardJuly 9th, 2012
Myra and Drew Goodman are being recognized for their environmental leadership through co-founding Earthbound Farm, known for revolutionizing the salad industry with its organic produce that saves millions of pounds of synthetic fertilizers annually.
Three Florida Cops Charged In String Of Immigrant BeatingsJuly 9th, 2012
Three South Florida police officers are being charged with a string of beatings that targeted immigrants.
How Washington Plans For AggressionJuly 9th, 2012
This is telling because it suggests that an attack on Iran is being gamed out as part of a re-election campaign by advisor who works in both the political and military worlds.
The Nazi Plan To Breed Lost Animal SpeciesJuly 9th, 2012
This conflation of biological and aesthetic destiny coincided with a strain of Nazi thought that sought to apply pseudo-Darwinian theories in support of a racialized conception of the state.
Big Food Companies Corrupting Organic StandardsJuly 9th, 2012
The fact is, organic food has become a wildly lucrative business for Big Food and a premium-price-means-premium-profit section of the grocery store.
Cloned Horses Can Now Compete in the OlympicsJuly 9th, 2012
Reversing an earlier ban, the international governing body for equestrian sports has decided that cloned horses can compete alongside their traditionally bred counterparts.
Anti-Obama Journalist Claims Drones Are Following HimJuly 9th, 2012
Farah implies in the interview that the drone could have been dispatched by US President Barack Obama, whom he insists is out to attack his critics.
Monsanto’s Legacy of Toxicity and CorruptionJuly 9th, 2012
The Monsanto Corporation has a nefarious public record that extends beyond the genetically modified seed industry.
Brutal Police Raid On California Marijuana Shop Caught On VideoJuly 6th, 2012
A raid on a marijuana dispensary in Long Beach was caught on video showing officers smashing surveillance cameras and stepping on a suspect, moves that prompted accusations against the officers of excessive force.
Bioengineers Discover Single Cancer Cell Can Produce Up to Five Daughter CellsJuly 6th, 2012
Bioengineers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science developed a platform to mechanically confine cells, simulating the in vivo three-dimensional environments in which they divide, and found that, upon confinement, cancer cells often split into three or more daughter cells.
Life’s Molecules Could Lie Within Reach of Mars Curiosity RoverJuly 6th, 2012
The new findings, which suggest optimal depths and locations to probe for organic molecules like those that compose living organisms as we know them, could help the newest Mars rover scout for evidence of life beneath the surface and within rocks.
Extreme Heat Raises Climate Change Questions, ConcernsJuly 6th, 2012
The recent heat wave baking much of the country has prompted many people to ask: Is this due to climate change?
Most Accurate Robotic Legs Mimic Human Walking GaitJuly 6th, 2012
A group of US researchers has produced a robotic set of legs which they believe is the first to fully model walking in a biologically accurate manner.
How Bacteria Sense Salt StressJuly 6th, 2012
Scientists’ finding is a major breakthrough in understanding a decades-old problem of how bacteria detect environmental changes.
When Anxiety Won’t Go AwayJuly 6th, 2012
In experiments they showed that feelings of anxiety don’t subside if too little dynorphin is released into the brain. The results can help open up new paths in the treatment of trauma patients.
Increased Growth Responsible for Color Changes in Coral ReefsJuly 6th, 2012
Research from the University of Southampton and National Oceanography, Southampton has provided new insight into the basic immune response and repair mechanisms of corals to disease and changing environmental conditions.
Spaceflight May Extend The Lifespan Of Microscopic WormJuly 6th, 2012
The effect of spaceflight on a microscopic worm — Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) — could help it to live longer.
California City Sued Over Fatal Police Beating Of Homeless ManJuly 6th, 2012
The father of a homeless man who died after he was beaten and shocked with a stun gun by police in Southern California filed suit on Thursday, the first anniversary of the incident, seeking unspecified damages from the city of Fullerton.
WikiLeaks Begins Publishing Two Million Syria EmailsJuly 5th, 2012
The whistleblowing website said the first emails from Syrian political figures, ministries and companies were from August 2006 and the final ones dated March 2012, a year after the current bloody uprising in Syria began.
Smoking Ban ‘Has Reduced Asthma And Heart Attacks’July 5th, 2012
If anything, the ban, which brought more awareness of the dangers of secondhand smoke to friends and family as well as a greater degree of social disapproval, appears to have encouraged people to try to cut down.
Hopeful Signs Emerge For Struggling U.S. Jobs MarketJuly 5th, 2012
U.S. private employers stepped up hiring in June and the number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits last week fell by the most in two months, hopeful signs for the struggling labor market.
Bugs Inspire Better X-Rays: Nanostructures Modeled Like Moth Eyes May Boost Medical ImagingJuly 5th, 2012
Using the compound eyes of the humble moth as their inspiration, an international team of physicists has developed new nanoscale materials that could someday reduce the radiation dosages received by patients getting X-rayed, while improving the resolution of the resulting images.
New Insights Into Power-Generating WindowsJuly 5th, 2012
Wiegman shows the relationship between the colour of the material used and the maximum amount of power that can be generated.
Bees Can ‘Turn Back Time,’ Reverse Brain AgingJuly 5th, 2012
Scientists at Arizona State University have discovered that older honey bees effectively reverse brain aging when they take on nest responsibilities typically handled by much younger bees.
CERN Experiments Observe Particle Consistent With Long-Sought Higgs BosonJuly 5th, 2012
At a seminar held at CERN today (July 4) as a curtain raiser to the year’s major particle physics conference, ICHEP2012 in Melbourne, the ATLAS and CMS experiments presented their latest preliminary results in the search for the long sought Higgs particle.
Printable, Electrically Conductive Gel With Unprecedented Electrical Performance SynthesizedJuly 5th, 2012
Stanford researchers have invented an electrically conductive gel that is quick and easy to make, can be patterned onto surfaces with an inkjet printer and demonstrates unprecedented electrical performance.
Exxon CEO On The Reality Of Global WarmingJuly 5th, 2012
In a talk before the Council on Foreign Relations last week, Tillerson said that the earth is definitely becoming hot, but that he has no fear because “we’ll adapt”:
Loch Ness Monster Cited By US Schools As Evidence That Evolution Is MythJuly 5th, 2012
Thousands of American school pupils are to be taught that the Loch Ness monster is real – in an attempt by religious teachers to disprove Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.
Navy To Stop Using Image Of Muslim Woman For Target PracticeJuly 5th, 2012
The Navy will not use a target depicting a Muslim woman holding a gun at a new training range for SEALs in Virginia Beach.
8,500-Year-Old Lost Civilization Doggerland Discovered At Bottom Of North SeaJuly 4th, 2012
Divers from oil companies have found remains of a ‘drowned world’ with a population of tens of thousands – which might once have been the ‘real heartland’ of Europe.
Power Outages Leave Millions Sweltering in ‘Dangerous Heat’ With ‘Hot and Hotter’ on the WayJuly 3rd, 2012
Continued heat and power outages follow a weekend of destructive storms and oppressive temperatures across the east coast and plains.
Factory-Fed Fish: How the Soy Industry Is Expanding Into the SeaJuly 3rd, 2012
In 2010, the CEO of the American Soy Association reported that the organization has been closely monitoring progress in the development of offshore fish farming legislation and meeting with congressional staff on the topic
Walmart: 50 Years of Facilitating America’s Industrial DeclineJuly 3rd, 2012
Retail giant Walmart, the second-largest corporation on the planet, has not gotten the scrutiny it deserves for “facilitating America’s industrial decline,” says a report released Monday from Demos.
Graphene Can Improve Desalination Efficiency by Several Orders of Magnitude, Can Do Pretty Much AnythingJuly 3rd, 2012
We may not have jetpacks or flying cars yet, but graphene is looking like it may prove to be the sort of infinitely useful space age material that always gets such stupid names in sci-fi movies.
Oldest DNA Recovered from 7,000-Year Old Skeletons in SpainJuly 3rd, 2012
The bones of the two young adult males were found in a cave in the Cantabarian mountain range in 2006 by a handful of explorers, 4,920 feet above sea level.
God Particle Is ‘Found’: Scientists At Cern Expected To Announce On Wednesday Higgs Boson Particle Has Been DiscoveredJuly 3rd, 2012
Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider are expected to say they are 99.99 per cent certain it has been found – which is known as ‘four sigma’ level.
California’s Bioterror MysteryJuly 3rd, 2012
Has insect detective Timothy Paine uncovered a case of biological sabotage—a war on the Golden State’s millions of eucalyptus trees? Or is it a cautionary example of our vulnerability to foreign pests?
Teacher’s Wages Garnished As U.S. Goes After Loan DefaultJuly 3rd, 2012
Brice’s case shows how tough the government can be when it comes to collecting its share of student-loan debt, which totals $1 trillion, surpassing the amount owed on credit cards.
Red Cross Steals Haiti Aid MoneyJuly 3rd, 2012
The AP report confirms that the IFRC bought land for $10.5 million and are also thinking of building a hotel: The money came from donations raised by national Red Cross agencies for quake recovery.
Death Of The Birds And The Bees Across AmericaJuly 3rd, 2012
Researchers conclusion was that neonicotinoid pesticides damage the health and life cycle of bees over the long term by affecting the nervous system.
Portrait Gallery Features Amelia Earhart’s LifeJuly 3rd, 2012
The National Portrait Gallery in Washington is exploring the life of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart from her flying to her advocacy for women’s rights.
Scientists Develop Spray-On BatteryJuly 3rd, 2012
Scientists in the United States have developed a paint that can store and deliver electrical power just like a battery.
Airbus To Build 1st US Assembly Plant In AlabamaJuly 3rd, 2012
European aerospace giant Airbus will build its first airplane factory in the U.S., aiming to compete better against archrival Boeing in the battle to dominate the global aviation industry.
The Obama Defection: Former Supporters Lambaste The PresidentJuly 3rd, 2012
Obama is under fire from his own supporters for failures and perceived betrayals linked in large part to his foreign policy, not health care or advocacy for it sex marriage or immigration reform.
Working Less for a Sustainable FutureJuly 3rd, 2012
These historical motivations for work-time reduction have been joined by a new rationale: the need to reduce the impact of human societies on the environment.
State Set To Go Smoke-Free On SundayJuly 2nd, 2012
The law specifically says that people will not be allowed to smoke within 8 feet of a public entrance to a public place or a place of employment.
Native Group Helps Google Preserve Endangered LanguagesJuly 2nd, 2012
The Google Endangered Languages Project, launched June 21 to coincide with National Aboriginal Day, invites language experts from around the world to post videos, audio clips, books and other publications on its website to catalogue languages that are in danger of becoming extinct.
Britain’s Supply Of Green Energy SoarsJuly 2nd, 2012
Britain is being powered by record levels of green energy, after a surprise increase in electricity generated from wind, sun and waves.
Scientists Develop Alternative to Gene TherapyJuly 2nd, 2012
The scientists highlighted the medical potential of the new technique by demonstrating its use as a safer alternative to an experimental gene therapy against HIV infection.
New Spin On Old Method to Develop More Efficient ElectronicsJuly 2nd, 2012
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh are proposing a new spin on an old method: a switch from the use of silicon electronics back to vacuums as a medium for electron transport — exhibiting a significant paradigm shift in electronics.
Want Bigger Plants? Get to the Root of the MatterJuly 2nd, 2012
In this study, to be presented at the Society for Experimental Biology meeting on 30th June, the team has also found that doubling plant pot size makes plants grow over 40% larger.
Sleep Deprivation Effect On the Immune System Mirrors Physical StressJuly 2nd, 2012
Severe sleep loss jolts the immune system into action, reflecting the same type of immediate response shown during exposure to stress, a new study reports.
Secrets of Lung Cancer Drug Resistance RevealedJuly 2nd, 2012
A team of researchers at the University of California, San Francisco’s Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center has discovered that a human protein called AXL drives resistance to Tarceva, which suggests that blocking the protein may prevent resistance to the cancer drug.
Falling Lizards Use Tail for Mid-Air Twist, Inspiring Lizard-Like ‘RightingBot’July 2nd, 2012
This work, carried out by Ardian Jusufi, Robert Full and colleagues at the University of California, Berkeley, explains how large-tailed animals can turn themselves right side up while falling through the air.
Ants Farm Root Aphid Clones in Subterranean RoomsJuly 2nd, 2012
New research published in BioMed Central’s open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology shows that over half of ant mounds contained only one of the three most common species of aphid, and two thirds of these has a single aphid clone.
Mass Extinctions Reset the Long-Term Pace of EvolutionJuly 2nd, 2012
A new study indicates that mass extinctions affect the pace of evolution, not just in the immediate aftermath of catastrophe, but for millions of years to follow.
Media Blackout on Bizarre Superstorms?July 1st, 2012
Unprecedented weather events are hitting the Northern hemisphere and most mass media is simply ignoring it.
ISP ‘Six Strikes’ to Begin This WeekendJuly 1st, 2012
Throttling, Filters, ‘Education’ Warnings, and Fun!
Cellphone Companies Will Share Your Location Data – Just Not With YouJuly 1st, 2012
Cellphone companies hold onto your location information for years and routinely provide it to police and, in anonymized form, to outside companies.
How a Lone Grad Student Scooped the Government and What It Means for Your Online PrivacyJuly 1st, 2012
A gifted computer scientist, Mayer suspected that online advertisers might be getting around browser settings that are designed to block tracking devices known as cookies.
Coke And Pepsi Contain AlcoholJuly 1st, 2012
Tests have revealed that more than half of leading soft drinks, like Coke and Pepsi, contain traces of alcohol.
Pepper Spray Causes CancerJuly 1st, 2012
A government that extra-judicially murders, disappears, and tortures its own citizens should clean up its own act before it criticizes other nations.
July 2012 NewsletterJuly 1st, 2012
Each person is saying the same thing in their way, this is awesome! We are ALL on the same page and the same thought pattern….