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April 2010

Thermoluminescent Artifacts found at La Maná - Resonance Mandalas
2010 04 30
In 1984 a large cache of over 300 artifacts was discovered by a small group of gold prospectors led by engineer Dr. Elias Sotomayor in a tunnel 300’ below ground in the jungle-covered mountains of La Maná, Ecuador. Accurate dating of the artifacts is as yet impossible by the latest methods, as the thermoluminescence technique would be unreliable due to ...
Japan sees Moonwalking Humanoids by 2015
2010 04 30
Just as the Obama administration ditches NASA plans to return to the moon, a group in Japan is vowing to send humanoid robots there by 2015. Call it a giant leap for droidkind. The Space Oriented Higashiosaka Leading Association (SOHLA), a satellite-manufacturing consortium in the Osaka area, has vowed to put bipedal humanoid bots on the moon in the next five ...
North Pole rainfall ’bizarre’: climatologist
2010 04 30
Spring showers are next to non-existent in the High Arctic, so Environment Canada’s senior climatologist says he’s baffled to hear that it rained near the North Pole this week. A group of British scientists working off Ellef Ringnes Island, near the North Pole, reported being hit with a three-minute rain shower over the weekend. The group reported the rain on Tuesday. Rain ...
Louisiana declares state of emergency due to massive oil spill
2010 04 30
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has declared a state of emergency as a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continues to move towards the state’s coast. The slick was some 16 miles off Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico in the wake of last week’s oil rig explosion, according to the US Coast Guard. The state of emergency declaration ...
James Cameron convinces NASA to shoot footage for him
2010 04 30
After immersing movie-goers in the dazzling imaginary world of Pandora, "Avatar" director James Cameron is training his 3-D camera on a planet closer to home: Mars. The Pasadena Star News reported Thursday that the Oscar-winning filmmaker has persuaded NASA to install a high-resolution 3-D camera on the next generation Mars rover, Curiosity, due to launch in 2011. Cameron had lobbied NASA administrator ...
NASA: Evidence of life on Mars
2010 04 29
NASA scientists last night unveiled compelling evidence of life on Mars. A special mission to the Red Planet has revealed the likely presence of a form of pond scum - the building blocks of life as we know it. NASA unveiled the results of the recent Opportunity and Spirit probes sent millions of miles through the solar system to discover ...
In Safety Study, Sheep on Meth Are Shocked With Tasers
2010 04 28
The study aimed to test whether Taser devices have caused heart-related problems or death in meth-addled suspects. "I’m maaaaaad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore!" (Source) Cocaine is a hell of a drug, but getting shocked with a Taser while riding high on methamphetamines probably beats any white-knuckled cocaine experience hands down. And that’s exactly what happened ...
Vatican tied Mount Graham Observatory launches LUCIFER Telescope
2010 04 28
The Vatican Observatory Research Group (VORG) operates the 1.8m Alice P. Lennon Telescope with its Thomas J. Bannan Astrophysics Facility, known together as the Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope (VATT), at the Mount Graham International Observatory (MGIO) in southeastern Arizona where sky conditions are among the best in the world and certainly the Continental United States. The new instrument on the Large ...
Separate Truths: Misleading — and dangerous — to think that religions are different paths to the same wisdom
2010 04 28
At least since the first petals of the counterculture bloomed across Europe and the United States in the 1960s, it has been fashionable to affirm that all religions are beautiful and all are true. Scholars continue to claim that religious rivals such as Hinduism and Islam, Judaism and Christianity are, by some miracle of the imagination, both essentially the same ...
Smoke bombs, eggs fly in Ukraine parliament
2010 04 28
Opposition protests against extension of Russian Navy’s stay in port. Opposition lawmakers hurled eggs and smoke bombs inside Ukraine’s parliament Tuesday as the chamber approved an agreement allowing the Russian Navy to extend its stay in a Ukrainian port until 2042. Thousands of opposition demonstrators rallied outside the parliament building as deputies from newly elected President Viktor Yanukovich’s coalition approved a 25-year ...
Thomas Hagan, only man to admit role in Malcolm X assassination, is paroled
2010 04 28
The only man ever to admit involvement in the assassination of Malcolm X was freed on parole Tuesday, 45 years after he helped gun down the civil rights leader. Thomas Hagan was the last man still serving time in the 1965 killing, part of the skein of violence that wound through the cultural and political upheaval of the 1960s. He was ...
Scientists Capture Elusive Giant Palouse Earthworm
2010 04 28
The giant Palouse earthworm, a big white worm native to the Palouse prairie region of Idaho and Washington state, was said to be abundant in the late 19th century -- then seemed to disappear. Some people thought they never existed to begin with. But now, researchers are digging them up again -- and that has some people worried.
Mexico issues travel alert over new Arizona law
2010 04 28
The Mexican government warned its citizens Tuesday to use extreme caution if visiting Arizona because of a tough new law that requires all immigrants and visitors to carry U.S.-issued documents or risk arrest. President Barack Obama also criticized the law, saying it could lead to harassment of Hispanics, and he called for bipartisan support to fix America’s broken immigration system. Two ...
The world remembers Chernobyl
2010 04 27
A group of relatives of people killed in the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster gathered in Moscow on Monday to commemorate their dead and pay their respects. A protest rally called Chernobyl Way was also held in the Belarusian capital Minsk on Monday, which was the anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster.
The Man Who Lived Through Doomsday
2010 04 27
The story of Ludger Sylbaris is one that is so outlandish, so astonishing that it is difficult to believe that it is true. So amazing is his story that Barnum & Bailey hired him to travel with the circus, not because he had an act, but because he was a sort of relic. The ’only’ remaining survivor of a volcano ...
Kaczynski’s twin to run for Polish presidency
2010 04 27
Polish opposition party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski says he will run in early presidential elections called after his twin brother was killed in a plane crash.
Location chosen for European "Extremely Large Telescope"
2010 04 27
Europe has chosen the place it wants to build the world’s biggest telescope. The observatory will be constructed on Cerro Armazones, a 3,000m-high mountain in Chile’s Atacama Desert. The E-ELT (European Extremely Large Telescope) will have a primary mirror 42m in diameter - about five times the width of today’s best telescopes. Astronomers say the next-generation observatory will be so powerful it will ...
Police believed Nessie existence was ’beyond doubt’
2010 04 27
A police chief believed the existence of a Loch Ness monster was "beyond doubt", according to a historical document. In 1938, the chief constable of Inverness-shire raised concerns about protecting Nessie from hunters. In a letter he wrote: "That there is some strange creature in Loch Ness now seems beyond doubt." The document has been released by the National Archives of Scotland (NAS) ...
Amazing Photos from the Volcano in Iceland - Eyjafjallajokull
2010 04 26
As ash from Iceland´s Eyjafjallajokull volcano continued to keep European airspace shut down over the weekend, affecting millions of travelers around the world, some government agencies and airlines clashed over the flight bans. Some restricted airspace is now beginning to open up and some limited flights are being allowed now as airlines are pushing for the ability to judge safety ...
Hyperfast missile to hit anywhere in an hour
2010 04 26
US military planners have won President Barack Obama’s support for a new generation of high-speed weapons that are intended to strike anywhere on Earth within an hour. Officials confirmed last week that the president, who won the Nobel peace prize last year, is considering the deployment of a new missile that can reach its targets at speeds of about 3,600mph.
Armed man, "McVey", Arrested at NC airport as Obama departs
2010 04 26
An armed man spotted at a North Carolina airport parking lot just after Air Force One departed Sunday told an officer he wanted to see the president and had a car equipped with police gear, including a siren and flashing lights, authorities said. Joseph Sean McVey, 23, of Coshocton, Ohio, is charged with going armed in terror of the public, a ...
Masks off at G8 protest: rally leader
2010 04 26
Protesters at a Halifax rally who cover their faces will be asked to take the masks off, says an organizer of the event on the eve of a meeting of G8 development ministers. "When people conceal their identities, media attention focuses on them rather than on the point of the protest itself," said Kyle Buott, president of the Halifax-Dartmouth and District ...
Torpedo blast likely sank warship: S. Korea minister
2010 04 26
Investigators say they have new information regarding last month’s sinking of a South Korean naval ship that indicates the force of a passing torpedo may have caused the disaster. A giant offshore crane salvages a large portion of the sunken South Korean naval ship Cheonan off Baengnyeong Island, South Korea, on Saturday. (Jin Sung-chul/Yonhap/Associated Press) Defence Minister Kim Tae-young told reporters Sunday ...
Dinosaurs Died From Sudden Temperature Drop "Not Comet Strike", Scientists Claim
2010 04 25
Dinosaurs were wiped out by sudden drop in temperatures, not by comet striking the planet, scientists claimed. British researchers claim that a sudden plummeting in the sea temperature of 16F (9C) more than 137 million years ago was the first step towards their eventual road to extinction. While studying fossils and minerals from the Arctic Svalbard, Norway, they concluded the sudden ...
Belgian bishop resigns over abuse of boy
2010 04 25
A Belgian Catholic bishop resigned on Friday after admitting he had sexually abused a boy when in charge of the diocese of Bruges. "When I was still a simple priest, and for a while when I began as a bishop, I sexually abused a boy in my close entourage," the bishop of Bruges, Roger Vangheluwe, said in a statement issued ...
German troops in Afghanistan call on Angela Merkel to explain why they´re at war
2010 04 25
German soldiers are wearing their hearts on their sleeves - in the form of a badge that protests their country´s involvement in the war in Afghanistan. Some troops have taken to wearing the cloth accessory that states - ironically - "I fight for Merkel" in a bid to persuade the German Chancellor Angela Merkel to explain exactly what they are ...
Don’t talk to aliens, warns Stephen Hawking
2010 04 25
The aliens are out there and Earth had better watch out, at least according to Stephen Hawking. He has suggested that extraterrestrials are almost certain to exist — but that instead of seeking them out, humanity should be doing all it that can to avoid any contact. The suggestions come in a new documentary series in which Hawking, one of ...
Spanish hospital claims world’s first full face transplant
2010 04 25
Surgeons at a hospital in Spain say they have carried out the world’s first full-face transplant, giving new hope to a young man who lost his face five years ago in an accident. The operation was carried out by a 30-member medical team in late March, according to Vall d’Hebron Hospital in Barcelona. While another 10 partial face transplants have been carried ...
China’s Population Control Program to Begin Sterilization
2010 04 25
Health authorities are planning to sterilise nearly 10,000 people in southern China over the next four days as part of a population control programme. Some of the people in Puning City will be forced to have the procedure carried out against their will. Amnesty International says forced sterilisation "amounts to torture". Reports in the Chinese media say that Puning Health ...
Jailed Chilean cult leader Schaefer dies
2010 04 25
Former Nazi Paul Schaefer, who founded a secretive German cult in Southern Chile in the 1960s and was later convicted of sexually abusing children, died of heart failure in a prison hospital on Saturday, officials said. Local media initially said he was 88 at the time of his death, but a death certificate released later by doctors listed his age as ...
Egypt finds hoard of 2,000-year-old bronze coins
2010 04 24
One side of the coins were inscribed with hybrid Greek-Egyptian god Amun-Zeus, while the other side showed an eagle and the words Ptolemy and king in Greek.
Arizona’s Immigration Law: A Real Threat to Human Rights‎
2010 04 24
The governor of Arizona signed into effect perhaps the most aggressive immigration law in the history of the country today - immigrants must carry papers at all times or risk being detained, or even facing other potential criminal charges. The law gives police broader power to detain immigrants or suspect immigrants, encouraging racial discrimination against the general Hispanic population...
Iran begins war games in Persian Gulf oil route
2010 04 24
Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard held war games Thursday in the strategic Persian Gulf oil route, the Hormuz Strait, a show of its military strength at a time when the country’s leaders are depicting President Barack Obama’s new nuclear policy as a threat.
Air Force’s X-37 space plane: Precursor to war in orbit?
2010 04 24
Clear, sunny skies are forecast for Cape Canaveral Wednesday, perfect weather for the launch of a new unmanned spacecraft and the dawn of an era. Just don’t expect the Air Force to tell you what that new era is. For the first time, the service will launch the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, a brand new, unmanned spacecraft to demonstrate the military’s ...
A Rare Earthquake hits Australia - Right at Weather Radar Anomaly Site
2010 04 22
At 00:17 UTC today a rare Earthquake of 5.3 slammed an area 29 km North East of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia. Does the location look familiar? It should if you have been following the unexplained strange symbols appearing on Australian weather radar since January 15th just over three months ago. The first strange ring reported to me and that started ...
Not buying Earth Day
2010 04 22
Remember the joke that “Army Intelligence” is an oxymoron like “jumbo shrimp” How about the oxymoron that is “environmentally friendly attack aircraft”? That’s what the Navy is planning for this Earth Day when it will test-fly its main attack aircraft, the F/A-18 Super Hornet, on a biofuel blend this Earth Day, part of an ambitious push by the Pentagon to ...
Moaning Rubber Robot Mouth Simulates Human Voices, Fuels Our Human Nightmares
2010 04 22
Don’t be too thrown off by the creepy sounds this robot elicits, as it may actually help hearing-impaired people improve their speech articulation Over the weekend, video of a horrifying robot struggling to sound out vowels was passed around the web with little explanation other than, "This is creepy." Which it certainly is, but, after digging around for information, we found ...
The Guy who Filmed the Shots Fired at the Polish Plane Crash was Assasinated?
2010 04 22
" Author of the video seen by everyone by now has been stabbed near Kijow on 4.15 and transported in critical condition to the hospital in Kijow. On 4.16 three unidentified individuals unplugged him from life support system and stabbed him 3 more times. Andrij was pronounced dead that afternoon. Russian government claims it was a coincidence. "
First Light for the Solar Dynamics Observatory
2010 04 22
Warning, the images you are about to see could take your breath away. At a press conference today in Washington DC, researchers unveiled "First Light" images from NASAs Solar Dynamics Observatory, a space telescope designed to study the sun. SDO is working beautifully," reports project scientist Dean Pesnell of the Goddard Space Flight Center. "This is even better than we could ...
Bill Gates and Geithner to launch agri-fund for poor
2010 04 22
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates said on Wednesday they will launch a global agricultural fund to boost food production in the developing world. In an opinion piece, Gates and Geithner said the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program, which will be launched in Washington on Thursday, will help farmers grow more food and earn more from ...
Georgia confirms highly enriched uranium seizure
2010 04 22
Georgia’s president said his country had seized a shipment of highly enriched uranium, blaming Russia for creating the instability that allows nuclear smugglers to operate in the region. Russia dismissed the claims Thursday and said Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili’s comments were "unsubstantiated" and amounted to propaganda.
Red Cross official admits multi-million kronor fraud
2010 04 21
The trial began on Wednesday of former Swedish Red Cross communications chief Johan af Donner, who quickly confessed to swindling the aid organisation and the Swedish Cancer Fund out of millions of kronor. Prosecutor Alf Johansson listed a long list of charges when the trial opened at Stockholm District Court. "Both in the cases of the Red Cross and the ...
Muslims warn South Park after Mohammed joke
2010 04 21
Trey Parker and Matt Stone warned of grisly death after depicting Mohammed in a bear suit. A US Muslim website has warned the creators of South Park they face death after once again depicting the Muslim prophet Mohammed in an episode last week. Trey Parker and Matt Stone celebrated the 200th episode of South Park with a storyline in which the actor ...
Howling Wind: The Unrepented Genocide
2010 04 21
The other day I was reading the New York Review of Books in a bookstore café. I saw a large ad in the bottom corner of a page; it began with this quote, in bold capitals: "WHY IS IT A CRIME FOR ONE MAN TO MURDER ANOTHER, BUT NOT FOR A GOVERNMENT TO KILL MORE THAN A MILLION PEOPLE?"
Sleep Paralysis Visions: Demons, Succubi, and the Archetypal Mind
2010 04 21
If you have ever woken up in the middle of the night and found you can’t move, or even cry for help, you have experienced sleep paralysis. If, during this bizarre paralysis, you suddenly felt that someone—or something—was watching you, you have come face to face with the waking hallucination known as the Intruder.
They Are Trying to Call HIV-Positive People Bioterrorists?
2010 04 21
HIV-positive Daniel Allen was charged with ’possession or use of a harmful biological device’ after biting his neighbor during a neighborhood fight. The body of a 44-year-old man is a bioterror weapon, according to a Michigan county prosecutor who is charging Daniel Allen, with "possession or use of a harmful biological device" for biting his neighbor during a neighborhood fight. Allen ...
Chossudovsky: Obama, not Osama, is threat No.1 to global security (Video)
2010 04 21
"Barack Obama is masking the real issues over nuclear weapons by presenting the idea that nuclear terrorism is a major threat, says Michel Chossudovsky, Director of the Canadian Centre for Research on Globalization." Video from: YouTube.com
U.S. Troops Apologize For Wikileaks Massacre Video
2010 04 21
Two soldiers who were in the same company as the culprits featured in the infamous Wikileaks “Collateral Murder” video, which showed troops in Apache helicopters slaughtering Reuters cameramen and children while laughing about it, have apologized for the massacre while stating that the footage only begins to depict the suffering inflicted upon innocent Iraqis as a consequence of the occupation. Still ...
Research Reveals Apollo 13 Crew Would Have Burned Up In Earth’s Atmosphere
2010 04 21
It has long been believed the crew of the near-doomed Apollo 13 mission would have frozen in the infinity of space had Nasa failed in its dramatic rescue to bring them back to Earth. However new research has revealed the vessel would probably have burned in the planet’s atmosphere, debunking the theories noted in the history books.
Al-Qaeda Chief In Iraq: Captured, Killed, Never Actually Existed, Re-Captured, Now Killed Again
2010 04 19
Ludicrous story of terrorist admitted to be a “fictional character” by U.S. officials. U.S. and Iraqi officials have today announced that two “Al-Qaeda in Iraq” leaders have been killed in an air strike carried out by American troops. A major flaw in the story that seems to have been overlooked, is that both of the men have already been reported captured ...
Establishment Exploits OKC Bombing Victims To Push “Extremist Threat” Propaganda
2010 04 19
Oklahoma City marks 15 years since deadly bombing By Tim Talley | YahooNews.com U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told survivors and victims’ relatives gathered Monday for a somber ceremony to mark the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing that the city’s spirit in the wake of the tragedy served as an example to the nation. Napolitano also warned of ...
SKorea’s Lee vows strong action in ship sinking
2010 04 19
An emotional President Lee Myung-bak, left, vowed Monday that South Korea would respond "resolutely and unwaveringly" against those behind the deadly sinking of a naval ship near the tense maritime border with North Korea. Seoul has not openly blamed Pyongyang for the March 26 explosion that broke the 1,200-ton Cheonan in two during a routine patrol, killing at least 38 of ...
Poland buries president as ash cloud threatens
2010 04 19
Some 150,000 Poles paid their last respects to Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife, Maria, as the couple were interred Sunday among kings, poets and statesmen in the ancient Wawel Cathedral in a ceremony long on tradition but short on world leaders whose travel plans were wrecked by the enormous plume of volcanic ash that blanketed Europe.
Uranium Is So Last Century — Enter Thorium, the New Green Nuke
2010 04 17
After it has been used as fuel for power plants, the element leaves behind minuscule amounts of waste. And that waste needs to be stored for only a few hundred years, not a few hundred thousand like other nuclear byproducts. Because it’s so plentiful in nature, it’s virtually inexhaustible. And it would be virtually impossible for the byproducts of a ...
Taking the whole world with it: Israel’s declining sperm quality tied to its depleted uranium
2010 04 17
Israel’s population is facing a dire threat: a drastic depopulation, from the use of weapons that leave behind Depleted Uranium (DU). Depleted Uranium leads to the word Omnicidal, as DU kills everything in the food chain, everywhere the wind blows. Experts say the dramatic drop in Israel’s sperm count could eliminate their ability to reproduce.
Landing on an asteroid is sure to be risky; then again, the mission could save Earth
2010 04 17
Landing a man on the moon was a towering achievement. Now the president has given NASA an even harder job, one with a certain Hollywood quality: sending astronauts to an asteroid, a giant speeding rock, just 15 years from now.
Clinton alludes to 1995 bombing, says words matter
2010 04 17
Former President Bill Clinton warned of a slippery slope from angry anti-government rhetoric to violence like the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, saying "the words we use really do matter." The two-term Democratic president insisted he wasn’t trying to restrict free speech, but in remarks Friday he said incendiary language can be taken the wrong way by some Americans. He drew parallels ...
Why is FEMA trying to cover up NLE 10?
2010 04 17
Public Intelligence has received a request from FEMA to remove a “For Official Use Only” document regarding the National Level Exercise 2010 (NLE 10), which was scheduled for this coming May. The exercise was to be based on National Planning Scenario 1 which simulates a nuclear detonation in a U.S. city. However, recent political pressure has led to ...
Volcanic Ash from Iceland Continues to Disrupt Air Travel
2010 04 17
Air travel throughout Europe and around the world is still disrupted Saturday as thick clouds of ash from a volcano eruption in Iceland continue to drift across the continent.
UN investigators blame inadequate security for Benazir Bhutto’s assassination
2010 04 16
"The commission believes that the failure of the police to investigate effectively Ms. Bhutto’s assassination was deliberate," the report said. "These officials, in part fearing intelligence agencies’ involvement, were unsure of how vigorously they ought to pursue actions, which they knew, as professionals, they should have taken." A U.N. commission on Thursday blamed inadequate security by Pakistan’s federal, state and district ...
Obama staffer wants "cognitive infiltration" of 9/11 and other conspiracy groups
2010 04 16
In a 2008 academic paper, President Barack Obama´s appointee to head the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs advocated "cognitive infiltration" of groups that advocate "conspiracy theories" like the ones surrounding 9/11 Cass Sunstein, a Harvard law professor, co-wrote an academic article entitled "Conspiracy Theories: Causes and Cures," in which he argued that the government should stealthily infiltrate groups that ...
Mysterious radio waves emitted from nearby galaxy
2010 04 16
There is something strange in the cosmic neighbourhood. An unknown object in the nearby galaxy M82 has started sending out radio waves, and the emission does not look like anything seen anywhere in the universe before. "We don´t know what it is," says co-discoverer Tom Muxlow of Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics near Macclesfield, UK. The thing appeared in May ...
Water as Fuel - Andrija Puharich and Suppression by David Rockefeller
2010 04 16
Pope John Paul II meeting with Andrija Puharich Puharich was well connected, and respected within the most elite of global society. He was known academically, and internationally among the power elite. He therefore was a significant threat to those special interests involving a direct influence regarding energy sources as fuel derivatives. And his use of ‘water as fuel’ was a direct ...
Volcanic ash: all flights over Britain cancelled until tomorrow
2010 04 16
All non-emergency flights in British airspace will be grounded until at least 7am on Friday after a volcanic ash cloud turned the country into a no-fly zone for the first time in modern history. Tens of thousands of passengers have been left stranded as hundreds of flights were cancelled and airports shut down throughout the day. Eurostar has been inundated ...
Welcome to the era of anti-nuclear imperialism
2010 04 15
None of the concerns raised by various observers come anywhere near to questioning the essential rightness of the US-led quest to purge the world of nuclear weapons. It is simply assumed to be a moral mission for which the West is ideally suited. Yet this anti-nuclear weapons posturing, this peace-loving, morally superior pose, really does need to be questioned.
Statues Prompt ’Suicide’ Emergency Calls
2010 04 15
A collection of life-size statues on buildings has caused confusion in New York after they were mistaken for real people about to commit suicide. The 27 naked men, all anatomically correct, have been bolted to rooftops and ledges as part of installation Event Horizon. But concerned locals have been calling 911 because they believed the statues, by British artist Antony Gormley, are ...
Club Of Rome Behind Eco-Fascist Purge To Criminalize Climate Skepticism
2010 04 15
The lawyer who called for introducing international laws through the UN which would make it a crime against humanity to question the reality of man-made global warming has close ties with the Club of Rome – the ultra elitist organization which openly bragged of how it invented the climate change scare as a means of manipulating the global population to ...
Nuclear blast victims will "have to wait"
2010 04 15
The White House has warned state and local governments not to expect a "significant federal response" at the scene of a terrorist nuclear attack for 24 to 72 hours after the blast, according to a planning guide. President Obama told delegates from 47 nations at the Nuclear Security Summit on Tuesday that it would be a "catastrophe for the world" if ...
Generation gap: Obama space plan angers old hands
2010 04 15
Call it NASA: The Next Generation. The president is pointing America toward a new direction in space, and some heroes from NASA’s long-ago glory days don’t like it. New rockets to the moon have been canceled. And the space shuttles are about to be mothballed. Instead, the Obama administration wants to rely more on private companies to fly into space over ...
Another Earthquake: China steps up rescue effort as death toll hits 589
2010 04 15
Early pictures showed piles of brick and cinderblocks in the ruined county seat, Jyeku, where Wednesday’s 6.9-magnitude quake toppled homes, schools and Tibetan monasteries. More than 10,000 people were injured.
Source of Bible Covenant with God discovered?
2010 04 14
Tablet from 670 BC, found in Turkey, was Assyrian king´s agreement with states Canadian archeologists in Turkey have unearthed an ancient treaty that could have served as a model for the biblical description of God´s covenant with the Israelites. The tablet, dating to about 670 BC, is a treaty between the powerful Assyrian king and his weaker vassal states, written in a ...
Fears grow as study shows genetically modified crops "can cause liver and kidney damage"
2010 04 14
Fresh fears were raised over GM crops yesterday after a study showed they can cause liver and kidney damage. According to the research, animals fed on three strains of genetically modified maize created by the U.S. biotech firm Monsanto suffered signs of organ damage after just three months. The findings only came to light after Monsanto was forced to publish its raw ...
US Tax Dollars at War: More Than 53% of US Tax Payment Goes to the Military
2010 04 14
If you’re like me, now that we’re in the week that federal income taxes are due, you are finally starting to collect your records and prepare for the ordeal. Either way, whether you are a procrastinator like me, or have already finished and know how much you have paid to the government, it is a good time to stop and ...
"The UFO Incident" (Video)
2010 04 13
The UFO Incident (1975) is a TV movie based on the true-life story of Betty and Barney Hill, the biracial married couple whose alleged abduction by extraterrestrials made headlines. The film is careful not to present the Hills’ reminiscences as cold facts; both "remember" the ordeal only when probed under hypnosis by doctor Barnard Hughes. The alien abduction is presented ...
Was our solar system designed to produce humans?
2010 04 13
It is strange where research can lead you. More than a decade has passed since we joined forces to try and find out if there was any reality to a claim that highly accurate units of length had been in used during the British Neolithic. We found that these supposedly primitive people were using a highly developed science that connected ...
Dutch prisons use psychics to help prisoners contact the dead
2010 04 13
Dutch prisons are using psychics to give jailed criminals guidance by putting them in touch with their dead relatives. Paul van Bree, a self-styled "paragnost" or clairvoyant, has been hired by the Dutch prison service to teach prisoners how to "love themselves". "I tell them that dead relatives are doing well and that they love them. That brings them peace. Big strong ...
The low-energy light bulbs that take control of your TV
2010 04 13
Some feared it must have been a problem with their remote. Others suspected ghostly goings-on. But when TV viewers complained their sets were changing channel by themselves, few could have guessed the real culprit - their light bulbs.
Terrorist or militia member, where is the line?
2010 04 13
So let’s take a moment and compare Jose Padilla, America’s once-notorious "dirty bomber," to David Brian Stone, the "Hutaree" leader now residing in a Michigan jail. Padilla first. He’s an American citizen who converted to fundamentalist Islam in his 20s. He’s been widely described here in the U.S. as an "Islamic terrorist." The former attorney general himself, John Ashcroft, announced Padilla’s arrest ...
18th & 19th Century Pyramids
2010 04 12
At the end of the 18th century, and beginning of the 19th century, a ‘hausse’ of pyramidal building were designed, none of which was build. It was a time in which architects looked back into architectural history to find the essence, or core, of the discipline. For the first time in architectural history after the Romans, architects looked back to ...
’All bets are off’ if US under WMD attack: Clinton
2010 04 12
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday the United States could not rule out using nuclear weapons if it came under biological attack, saying in that case "all bets are off." Both Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates said in joint television interviews that Iran and North Korea represented exceptions to the limits on a US nuclear response, as both have ...
Does the Earth Have a 100,000-Year Climate-Change Cycle?
2010 04 12
Glaciation of the Earth also occurs every 100,000 years. Lisiecki found that the timing of changes in climate and eccentricity coincided. "The clear correlation between the timing of the change in orbit and the change in the Earth’s climate is strong evidence of a link between the two," said Lisiecki. "It is unlikely that these events would not be related ...
Poland no longer needs IMF credit line (This was before the Polish plane crash - what will happen next?)
2010 04 12
The central bank said it could instead provide the IMF with a loan to “help other countries overcome the effects of the global crisis.“ Poland´s economy is stable and no longer needs its 21.8-billion dollar (16.2-billion euro) credit line from the International Monetary Fund, the Polish central bank said on Monday. "The situation with the Polish economy and the financial ...
Pre-Sonehenge Megaliths Linked to Death Rituals
2010 04 12
Nine megaliths in a remote part of Dartmoor, England, share features in common with Stonehenge, and may shed light on the meaning behind these prehistoric stone monuments, according to a report in the latest issue of British Archaeology. The Dartmoor megaliths, which were recently carbon-dated to around 3500 B.C., could predate Stonehenge, but both sites feature large standing stones that ...
Bush ’knew Guantanamo prisoners were innocent’: document
2010 04 12
Former US president George W. Bush knew that many Guantanamo Bay detainees were innocent but refused to release them for political reasons, a senior aide to Colin Powell said in a document that AFP obtained Friday. The allegations were made by retired US army colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, once chief of staff to Powell, Bush’s first secretary of state, in a ...
The Devil In The Vatican
2010 04 12
Doesn´t anyone at the Vatican know the first thing about crisis management? Take responsibility, be honest, promise change, execute a well-publicized plan, and show results. Fast. Instead, the Vatican keeps shoveling out more denial, playing the victim, blaming the media. The homily I heard this Easter Sunday in downtown NYC made me cringe at its false claims: the Church is ...
Entangled, the new book by Graham Hancock
2010 04 12
Don’t miss our interview with Graham Hancock on Red Ice Radio on his new book "Entangled" and on his earlier works like "Talisman", "Fingerprints of the Gods" and more. Time is not what it seems... When a drug overdose causes Leoni, a troubled teen from twenty-first-century Los Angeles, to have a near-death experience, her soul is lifted from the modern world ...
Hour-long hailstorm may have caused 1,000-year freeze, say scientists
2010 04 11
An hour-long hailstorm from space may have changed the climate of the Earth in 11,000 BC, leading to a freeze lasting more than 1,000 years, scientists say. The catastrophe, caused by a disintegrating comet, wiped out large numbers of animal species and disrupted human cultures. A new theory put forward by according to Professor Bill Napier, from the Cardiff University Astrobiology Centre ...
To Crack the Mystery of the Hexagon on Saturn, Researchers Model it in Water
2010 04 10
A giant hexagon circling Saturn´s north pole has puzzled scientists for decades. Now researchers have managed to recreate the pattern in the lab using little more than water and a spinning table, Science Now reports. The Saturn hexagon seems to represent the strange rigid path of a jet stream, with each of the six sides being one Earth diameter in ...
"Goddess of the North" - Work begins on a 440-yard Earth Sculpture
2010 04 10
Work has begun in Northumberland on a massive earth sculpture of a naked, reclining woman. Its creator, landscape architect Charles Jenks, has been forced to deny it is offensive to women - claiming it will be an iconic celebration of the human form. Crews using bulldozers and excavators have started work on the spectacular, 440-yard-long sculpture using 1.5m tonnes ...
"Missing Link" found?
2010 04 10
The so-called "missing link" in human evolution has been found in Africa. With long arms like an ape and a well developed pelvis for walking upright, the almost complete skeletons are being hailed as a new link in our development. The skeletons were revealed at the Cradle of Humankind in Maropeng 40km from Johannesburg. Both will be displayed for public ...
Norway ex-bishop quit over child sex abuse
2010 04 10
A former Roman Catholic bishop in Norway left his post after admitting to child sex abuse, the Church says. Georg Mueller resigned as bishop of Trondheim in June 2009 but the abuse allegations were not made public. The case, which reportedly dates back two decades, cannot now be tried because of the statute of limitations, the current bishop of Trondheim ...
Kyrgyzstan moves to shut US-run Menas air base
2010 04 10
Kyrgyzstan´s new leaders have said they intend to remove a US military base, which currently serves as the premier air mobility hub for the US-led forces in Afghanistan, from their soil. The interim government led by ex-foreign minister Roza Otunbayeva, has said it wants the US base, Manas, closed down for security reasons. The remarks came amid growing uncertainty over ...
Bilderberg to Meet in Spain, the Trilateral Commission in Ireland
2010 04 10
The Bilderberg group will conduct its annual meeting June 3-6 in Sitges, Spain (a small, exclusive resort town about 20 miles from Barcelona) behind a wall of armed guards who will seal off the resort in a futile attempt to keep the event secret. Bilderberg’s meeting will follow that of its brother group, the Trilateral Commission, which will gather at ...
Next Archbishop of Los Angeles Sexually Assaulted 16-year-old Boy at Gunpoint
2010 04 10
A Catholic priest from a rural parish west of San Antonio is accused in a lawsuit filed Thursday of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy at gunpoint and during private catechism sessions two years ago. The suit, which names outgoing Archbishop José Gomez as a defendant and claims he sought to conceal the matter, comes three days after the Vatican named ...
A robot that lets web users feel physical contact
2010 04 10
Good news for Internet buffs! You will now be able to reach out and hug one another, as Japanese scientists have created a new wearable robot which they claim creates the sensation of physical contact. The ’iFeel-IM’ robotic device simulates sensations such as heart beats, hugging, stomach butterflies and spine tingles among those wearing it, according to the scientists. Lead ...
Hitler ’wanted to steal’ Turin Shroud
2010 04 10
The Turin Shroud, said to be the burial cloth of Christ, was secretly hidden in a Benedictine abbey during the Second World War because the Vatican feared that Adolf Hitler wanted to steal it. The shroud was transferred for its safety to the Benedictine sanctuary of Montevergine in Avellino, in the southern Campania region of Italy in 1939 and was ...
Israel will not attend nuclear summit; Refuses to open nuclear facilities to inspection
2010 04 10
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dropped plans to attend an international nuclear summit in Washington next week. "I’m not concerned that anyone will think that Israel is a terrorist regime," he said. "Everybody knows a terrorist and rogue regime when they see one, and believe me they see quite a few around Israel."
Independent Metals Trader Andrew Maguire Exposes Systemic Fraud by CFTC & JPMorgan
2010 04 09
Go here to see links and sources. Andrew is an independent metals trader turned whistle blower at the center of a storm for exposing what could be the largest fraud in history involving countries, banks and government leaders.
Goldman: We Are Not "Vampire Squid Wrapped Around Humanity´s Face"
2010 04 09
Nine months after being labelled "a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity", Goldman Sachs has issued a wide-ranging justification of its conduct before, during and after the financial crisis. In a letter to shareholders issued alongside Goldman´s 2009 annual report, the Wall Street bank denied that it "bet against its clients" when it changed its position in ...
Should Ronald McDonald be fired? Group says yes
2010 04 08
The Marlboro Man is dead. So is Joe Camel. Is Ronald McDonald next? A group fighting corporate marketing to children hopes he will be soon. The group wants the fast food maker to stop sending in the clown to market their products to children."It’s time McDonald’s stopped targeting our kids with fast food marketing."
Obama, Medvedev sign treaty to cut nuclear arms
2010 04 08
Casting aside years of rancor, President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday signed the biggest nuclear arms pact in a generation, lacing the moment with new warnings of sanctions for an intransigent Iran. U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sign a the New START nuclear arms reduction treaty. (CTK / Michal Dolezal) The treaty, ...
Rupert Murdoch´s downfall? Limit Google and Microsoft´s access to his Newspapers
2010 04 08
Rupert Murdoch, News Corp chairman, said Google and Microsoft´s access to his newspapers could be limited to a "headline or a sentence or two" once he erects a pay wall around his titles websites. Mr Murdoch, in an interview with journalist Marvin Kalb for The Kalb Report on Tuesday, also said he believed most US newspapers would eventually end up ...
Innovative New Robot Smiles When You Smile
2010 04 08
Japanese researchers develop a machine capable of astonishingly realistic facial expressions. There is, in all likelihood, a firm limit of two reactions that one can possibly have to a robotics development coming out of Japan’s Osaka University. You’re certain to find it either to be super cool, or indescribably creepy. Researchers assure the public that their innovation is testing well in ...
"Shocking Disaster" - Aral Sea Dried Up
2010 04 08
The drying up of the Aral Sea is one of the planet’s most shocking environmental disasters, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said as he urged Central Asian leaders to step up efforts to solve the problem. Source Once the world’s fourth-largest lake, the sea has shrunk by 90 per cent since the rivers that feed it were largely diverted in a Soviet project ...
Philippines dragon-sized lizard is a new species
2010 04 08
A dragon-sized, fruit-eating lizard that lives in the trees on the northern Philippines island of Luzon has been confirmed as a new species, scientists reported on Tuesday. Hunted for its tasty flesh, the brightly colored forest monitor lizard can grow to more than six feet in length but weighs only about 22 pounds (10 kg), said Rafe Brown of the University ...
For 2 Grieving Families, Video Reveals Grim Truth
2010 04 08
The women of Saeed Chmagh’s family wept, but the men did not as they watched a video of him being shot to death by a gunner on an American Apache attack helicopter.“I saw the truth,” Samir Chmagh, 19, son of the dead man...
Seasons Discovered on Neptune’s Moon Triton
2010 04 08
The thin atmosphere of Neptune’s moon Triton varies in thickness with the seasons and in the throes of summer, despite its relatively large distance from the sun compared to other bodies in the solar system, new observations have found. The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope, located in Chile, made infrared observations of Triton which show that summer is in full ...
Troops fire on Kyrgyz anti-government protests, many killed
2010 04 08
Kyrgyz troops opened fire on anti-government protesters on Wednesday outside the offices where President Kurmanbek Bakiyev was sheltering from clashes that have killed dozens of people, a Reuters witness said.
"Collateral Murder" - Pentagon murder coverup?
2010 04 06
A video of a shocking incident which occurred in 2007 in Baghdad has been released by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks. It reveals in graphic detail the shooting deaths of a group which included Iraqi civilians and Reuters journalists by a U.S. Apache helicopter. "On July 12, 2007, two American Apache helicopters killed more than a dozen Iraqis in the ...
Jordanian paper’s April Fool’s joke about UFOs sparks panic
2010 04 06
A Jordanian newspaper’s April Fool’s Day report chronicling a late-night visit by 10-foot-tall aliens in flying saucers sparked public panic and almost led to the town’s emergency evacuation, officials said Monday. The Al Ghad newspaper published a front-page article April 1 about the fake UFO landing near the desert town of Jafr, some 185 miles (300 kilometres) from the capital, Amman. ...
Soviets lied over Wallenberg death: researchers
2010 04 06
Two researchers have said there is strong evidence to suggest that Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg was still alive after the date on which the Soviet Union claimed he had died of a heart attack. Censored documents came to light this week casting doubt on Soviet claims about the wartime fate of the Swedish Holocaust hero, who went missing in January 1945. A ...
Student Loans: The Government is Now Officially in the Banking Business
2010 04 06
William Jennings Bryan would have been pleased. The government is now officially in the banking business. On March 30, 2010, President Obama signed the reconciliation “fix” to the health care reform bill passed by Congress last week. Slipped into it was student loan legislation the President calls “one of the most significant investments in higher education since the G.I. Bill.” ...
Gods Of Money: US won’t recover for at least 15 years (Video)
2010 04 05
RT speaks to renowned economist William Engdahl, who shares his views on the recent Greek crisis, and the role American corporations played in it. Video from: YouTube.com
Biblical plagues really happened say scientists
2010 04 05
"The Biblical plagues that devastated Ancient Egypt in the Old Testament were the result of global warming and a volcanic eruption, scientists have claimed." Researchers believe they have found evidence of real natural disasters on which the ten plagues of Egypt, which led to Moses freeing the Israelites from slavery in the Book of Exodus in the Bible, were based. But rather ...
Ayahuasca to Treat/Cure Addiction?
2010 04 05
New research suggests ayahuasca, a jungle vine found in the Peruvian rainforest, can have a powerful effect on the human central nervous system when brewed with other plants. Researchers say one of ayahuasca’s most promising uses could be in treating drug and alcohol addiction.
Search for 9/11 Remains to Resume in New York
2010 04 05
New York City will take up its search for the remains of 9/11 victims again Monday by sifting through debris from the World Trade Center site in the hopes of releasing families from the emotional purgatory they have been in for the last nine years. The material has been collected over the last two years from areas at ground zero that ...
"Missing link" between humans and their apelike ancestors to be announced
2010 04 05
The new species of hominid, the evolutionary branch of primates that includes humans, is to be revealed when the two-million-year-old skeleton of a child is unveiled this week. Homo habilis lived 2.0-1.6 million years ago and had a wide distribution in Africa Photo: SPL Scientists believe the almost-complete fossilised skeleton belonged to a previously-unknown type of early human ancestor that may have ...
US President Gerald Ford OKed Warrantless Wiretaps back in 1974
2010 04 05
President Gerald Ford secretly authorized the use of warrantless domestic wiretaps for foreign intelligence and counterintelligence purposes soon after coming into office, according to a declassified document. The Dec. 19, 1974 White House memorandum, marked Top Secret/Exclusively Eyes Only and signed by Ford, gave then-Attorney General William B. Saxbe and his successors in office authorization "to approve, without prior judicial ...
Ēostre
2010 04 05
Old English Ēostre (also Ēastre) and Old High German Ôstarâ are the names of a putative Germanic goddess whose Anglo-Saxon month, Ēostur-monath, has given its name to the Christian festival of Easter. Eostre is attested only by Bede, in his 8th century work De temporum ratione, where he states that Ēostur-monath was the equivalent to the month of April, and ...
US justifies Predator drone program as ’self defense’
2010 04 04
The principle upon which unmanned weapons are deployed, according to a state department legal adviser, is "self defense" under international law. The CIA attacks by unmanned aircraft in Pakistan, Somalia and elsewhere have sharply increased under Obama’s administration but have remained shrouded in secrecy, with some human rights groups charging the bombing raids amount to illegal assassinations.
Pope’s immunity could be challenged in Britain
2010 04 04
Protests are growing against Pope Benedict XVI’s planned trip to Britain, where some lawyers question whether the Vatican’s implicit statehood status should shield the pope from prosecution over sex crimes by pedophile priests. More than 10,000 people have signed a petition on Downing Street’s web site against the pope’s 4-day visit to England and Scotland in September, which will cost U.K. ...
According to Genomic Pioneers, the Future of Genetics is the Future of Computing
2010 04 04
The journal Nature today released a massive retrospective on the tenth anniversary of the Human Genome Project (officially celebrated June 26 of this year), which included two important pieces from genomics pioneers J. Craig Venter and Francis Collins. While retrospectives generally look backward, Venter and Collins are already looking to the next decade, one filled with free-flowing information, reams of ...
The "Pedophile´s Paradise"
2010 04 04
Alaska Natives are accusing the Catholic Church of using their remote villages as a "dumping ground" for child-molesting priests—and blaming the president of Seattle University for letting it happen. One spring afternoon in 1977, 15-year-old Rachel Mike tried to kill herself for the third time. An Alaska Native, Rachel was living in a tiny town called Stebbins on a remote ...
Climategate Investigation A Monumental Whitewash
2010 04 04
One down, two to go: First “investigation” into data fixing scandal clears scientists, says warming is real. A Parliamentary investigation into the climategate scandal has cleared the scientists involved of any data fixing and subversion of the peer review process, and notes that the scandal provides no evidence to challenge the notion that human activity is causing catastrophic global warming. ...
Strange Story of the Queen and the Children who "Disappeared"
2010 04 04
I am an Interior Salish spirit dancer and am 58 years old. I live in Vancouver, Canada. I am a survivor of the Kamloops and Mission Indian residential schools, both run by the Roman Catholic church. I suffered terrible tortures there at the hands especially of Brother Murphy, who killed at least two children. I witnessed him throw a child ...
Toads can ’predict earthquakes’ and seismic activity
2010 04 03
Common toads appear to be able to sense an impending earthquake and will flee their colony days before the seismic activity strikes.How toads sensed the quake is unclear, but most breeding pairs and males fled. They reacted despite the colony being 74km from the quake’s epicentre.
Mysterious Jamestown Tablet an American Rosetta Stone?
2010 04 03
With the help of enhanced imagery and an expert in Elizabethan script, archaeologists are beginning to unravel the meaning of mysterious text and images etched into a rare 400-year-old slate tablet discovered this past summer at Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in America. Digitally enhanced images of the slate are helping to isolate inscriptions and illuminate fine details on ...
Real Easter ’crucifixions’ - Catholics in the Philippines nailed to crosses (Graphic)
2010 04 03
Catholic devotees in the Philippines have been nailed to crosses in Easter ’crucifixions’ recreating the Passion of Christ for Good Friday. While the ritual is frowned on by church authorities, the voluntary crucifixions in villages north of the capital Manila are one of the most extreme displays of religious devotion in Asia’s largest Roman Catholic state. A penitent is nailed to a ...
Northern sea ice growth a fluke, not end of climate change: researcher
2010 04 02
Arctic ice is back to average global levels for the first time in at least a decade after years of spectacular declines.But the man whose data is behind the furor says a few weeks of cold weather in one part of the Arctic ,not the end of climate change, has skewed the numbers."It is not the end of global warming,"
Pope’s preacher: Abuse critique like anti-Semitism
2010 04 02
Pope Benedict XVI’s personal preacher on Friday likened accusations against the pope and the Catholic church in the sex abuse scandal to "collective violence" suffered by the Jews. Reaction from Jewish groups and victims of clerical sex abuse ranged from skepticism to fury. The Rev. Raniero Cantalamessa said in a Good Friday homily with the pope listening in St. Peter’s Basilica ...
Easter - Christian or Pagan?
2010 04 02
From: truthbeknown.com Contrary to popular belief, Easter does not represent the "historical" crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In reality, the gospel tale reflects the annual "crossification" of the sun through the vernal equinox (Spring), at which time the sun is "resurrected," as the day begins to become longer than the night. Rather than being a "Christian" holiday, Easter celebrations date back ...
The Babylonian Origins of Easter (Ishtar)
2010 04 02
Easter is a day that is honered by nearly all of contemporary Christianity and is used to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The holiday often involves a church service at sunrise, a feast which includes an "Easter Ham", decorated eggs and stories about rabbits. Those who love truth learn to ask questions, and many questions must be asked regarding ...
Silvio Berlusconi in "protection deal with mafia"
2010 04 01
The billionaire Italian prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, once met a leading mafia godfather to ask for protection, according to testimony gathered over several years by crime prosecutors. Mafia informants claim the meeting took place in Milan in 1974, when Berlusconi was already a wealthy entrepreneur, at the offices of his property company. The informers say Berlusconi met Stefano Bontade, then one ...
ArcelorMittal Orbit - London´s Eiffel Tower for 2012 Olympics
2010 04 01
It looks like a catastrophic collision between two cranes on the Olympic site. But this towering, twisted mass of metal will be Britain´s lasting monument to the nation´s role in hosting the 2012 games. Turner Prize-winning artist Anish Kapoor unveiled his design for the £19million sculpture yesterday, a ruby red, helter skelter-style structure that, at 377ft, will stand more than ...
Is Face of Jesus Christ Revealed?
2010 04 01
The History Channel revealed for the first time Tuesday night a new 3-D image that many believe to be the face of Christ, causing mixed reaction around the globe. Artists and scientists studied the Shroud of Turin, a cloth that some say was wrapped around Jesus’ face when he died, to develop the image. "If you want to re-create the face of ...
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