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October 2010

Time for a New Theory of Money
2010 10 29
The reason our financial system has routinely gotten into trouble, with periodic waves of depression like the one we’re battling now, may be due to a flawed perception not just of the roles of banking and credit but of the nature of money itself. In our economic adolescence, we have regarded money as a “thing”—something independent of the relationship it ...
Earth Passing Into the Cosmic "Energy Cloud"
2010 10 28
On Christmas Eve, 2009, the startling hypothesis that our Solar System, the Sun and all its planets, are moving into a potentially dangerous and destabilizing interstellar energy cloud, was resoundingly sustained. In their research paper, "A strong, highly-tilted interstellar magnetic field near the Solar System," published the December 24, 2009 issue of Nature, a highly respected scientific journal, M. Opher ...
Communication With 50 Nuke Missiles Dropped in ICBM Snafu
2010 10 28
The Air Force swears there was no panic. But for three-quarters of an hour Saturday morning, launch control officers at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming couldn’t reliably communicate or monitor the status of 50 Minuteman III nuclear missiles. Gulp. Backup security and communications systems, located elsewhere on the base, allowed the intercontinental ballistic missiles to be continually monitored. ...
Massive Solar Flare Storm Warnings for the Next Few Years
2010 10 28
According to a new report, the United States is in danger of a massive space storm that could knock out power to much of the nation. It may sound like the premise for the next Michael Bay, big-budget action extravaganza -- but scientists say a storm from space could change life on Earth as we know it. And the United States is ...
Who's the Conspiracy Theorist Now? Gov't Scaring the Public with Aliens, Asteroids, and Global Pandemics
2010 10 28
"Is everything a conspiracy? No, just the important stuff." -- Jeff Wells, Rigorous Intuition Pandemics, Aliens, and Asteroids -- Oh My! It appears that the corporate-government-media has recently become the number one propagator of conspiracy theories. That is, of course, as long as the fear campaign pushes the right buttons for the agenda. The dumbed-down public will always be ...
No warning because tsunami alert system had been vandalised
2010 10 27
Planes and helicopters packed with rescue workers and supplies landed yesterday on remote Indonesian islands that were pounded by a 3m tsunami, as a news report said Indonesia's tsunami warning system had been vandalised and so failed to warn the islanders. Two buoys off the Mentawai islands were vandalised and out of service when the tsunami struck, Mr Ridwan Jamaluddin ...
Indonesia Tsunami Kills More Than 300; Aid Finally Arrives
2010 10 27
Helicopters with emergency supplies finally landed Wednesday on the remote Indonesian islands slammed by a tsunami that killed more than 300 people, while elsewhere in the archipelago the toll from a volcanic eruption rose to 30, including the mountain's spiritual caretaker. Indonesia is prone to such disasters, and it installed a tsunami warning system after a catastrophic wave killed hundreds ...
Stuttgart21 Project Protests in Germany
2010 10 27
It may be of interest for you or your readers that we (alternative media people ) witnessing today what might be called the flashpoint of social transformation of the early Third Millenium A.D. happening in Germany. There are peaceful demonstrations for months now in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, of tens of thousands of people even hundred thousands against a megalomanic city transforming ...
"Alien" Parasite Removed from Womans Brain
2010 10 27
Worm Removed From Woman's Brain Woman Recuperating After Doctors Remove Parasite An Arizona woman says she's feeling good, a little more than a week after undergoing six hours of surgery to remove a worm that had lodged in her brain. Dawn Becerra and her doctors believe the parasite got into her system three years ago, when she ate ...
Augmented Reality or Futuristic Invasion of Privacy?
2010 10 26
Like it or not, the web is getting more and more interconnected to the "real" world — in part by what some call "augmented reality" apps, which allow Google Goggles to recognize physical objects when you point your mobile device at them, or have Yelp show you reviews of nearby restaurants hovering in the air as you hold up your ...
Globalist Theater's Brightest New Star
2010 10 26
The depth of the globalist's war propaganda and the sinister hands steering it in America was previously reported on in "Globalist Stunts: Islamophobia." Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) members John Bolton and Daniel Pipes and underlings like David Horowitz, his pet propagandist Robert Spencer of "Jihad Watch," and fellow propagandist, Pam Geller of "Atlas Shrugs," were all seen orchestrating crass ...
On the Threshold of the Avatar Era
2010 10 26
In a garage in Palo Alto, Calif., in the 1980s, some friends and I were the first humans to experience becoming avatars—that is, movable representations of ourselves in cyberspace. Amazingly, all these years later, almost no one else has been able to experience a hint of what will be one of the great cognitive adventures of this century. It has ...
Birth of Symbolic Thought
2010 10 26
Engraved patterns on the side of ostrich eggs, thought to be 60,000 years old, could be the oldest form of ‘written’ communication. The etchings were used to mark the eggs, which had been turned into water-flasks by African hunter-gatherers. They date back to a time before the last major wave of humans left Africa to populate the rest of the ...
Nigeria’s agony dwarfs the Gulf oil spill. The US and Europe ignore it
2010 10 26
The Deepwater Horizon disaster caused headlines around the world, yet the people who live in the Niger delta have had to live with environmental catastrophes for decades
Omar Khadr plea not indicative of actual guilt
2010 10 26
"This morning, wearing a dark suit, a white shirt and a dark tie, Omar Khadr, the Canadian citizen who was just 15 years old when he was seized after a firefight in Afghanistan in July 2002, ended an eight-year struggle -- first by the Bush administration, and then by the Obama administration -- to convict him in a war crimes ...
Iraq war logs: When torture becomes routine
2010 10 26
It is not irresponsible or partisan for Wikileaks to publish possible evidence of complicity in torture. In the worst incidents, one can only reasonably conclude that one set of torturers and thugs has been replaced by another.
WikiLeaks: A Grim Portrait of Civilian Deaths in Iraq
2010 10 25
The reports in the archive disclosed by WikiLeaks offer an incomplete, yet startlingly graphic portrait of one of the most contentious issues in the Iraq war — how many Iraqi civilians have been killed and by whom. The reports make it clear that most civilians, by far, were killed by other Iraqis. Two of the worst days of the war came ...
’Former Reds’ Behind Red Mud
2010 10 25
As the Hungarian government continues its efforts to limit the consequences of a tragic toxic leak last week, it has also used the opportunity to attack a supposed former communist-turned capitalist oligarchy that allegedly runs the country’s economy.
Massive stretches of weathered oil spotted in Gulf of Mexico
2010 10 25
The discovery, which comes as millions of birds begin moving toward the region in the fall migration, gave ammunition to groups that have insisted the government has overstated clean-up progress, and could force reclosure of key fishing areas only recently reopened.
The Grasdorf Pictogram Plates
2010 10 25
Farmer Werner Harenberg woke up early in the morning of July 23, 1991 to discover Germany’s first spectacular crop circle near the village of Grasdorf, Lower Saxony in the historic Teutoburger Wald Area, not far from Hannover. This location is not far from the prehistoric site of Externsteine, part natural rock, part carvings, caves and bearing various signs of what ...
Randy Quaid and wife fear Hollywood "Star Whackers", seek asylum in Canada
2010 10 25
The couple told the immigration adjudicator they’re being persecuted in the United States. Evi Quaid said friends such as actors David Carradine and Heath Ledger have been "murdered" under mysterious circumstances and she’s worried something will happen to her husband. "We feel our lives are in danger," she said. "Randy has known eight close friends murdered in odd, strange manners ... We feel ...
The robot that reads your mind to train itself
2010 10 25
Rajesh Rao is a man who believes that the best type of robotic helper is one who can read your mind. In fact, he’s more than just an advocate of mind-controlled robots; he believes in training them through the power of thought alone. His team at the Neural Systems Laboratory, University of Washington, hopes to take brain-computer interface (BCI) technology to the ...
City with a Brain
2010 10 24
In northern Portugal, the tech startup Living PlanIt has begun building the city of the future. Their goal is to create a working model for sustainable urban environments. This model would then be a template for emerging metropolises in countries like China & India. It would also be applied to update existing cities from around the world.
Campaign launched to build Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine
2010 10 24
A steam-powered computer designed by the 19th century mathematician Charles Babbage could finally be built after a campaign was launched to bring his dream to life. Could there have been an information age in Victorian times?
College student named police chief in Mexico; no one else applied
2010 10 24
A town near drug cartel capital Juarez, Mexico, had just one applicant for police chief after a spate of killings of public officials in drug-related violence. So now the new chief in Guadalupe, a town of 10,000 residents near the Texas border, is 20-year-old college criminology major Marisol Valles García. Public officials have increasingly become the targets of assassination as Mexican cartels ...
Fully Loaded Military C-130 Crashes Into Building - No Collapse
2010 10 23
Fully loaded with fuel! C-130 Hercules In 2005 the C-130, a four-engine turboprop, crashed in the Azari suburb of Tehran, site of the Towhid apartment complex that is home to air force personnel and near Tehran’s Mehrabad airport. Before firefighters extinguished the blaze, flames roared from the roof and windows in several of the upper floors. Military plane crashed into tower block in ...
Austrian with high-tech robot arm dies after crash
2010 10 23
In the five years since losing both arms in an accident, Christian Kandlbauer had regained much of his cherished independence thanks to a high-tech, mind-controlled robotic limb. He even got a driver’s license. Now the 22-year-old has died of injuries suffered when the car he was driving veered off the road and struck a tree. The cause of the crash is ...
Too Much of a Bad Thing: Monsanto Did NOT Buy Blackwater
2010 10 22
Turns out Monsanto did not by Xe Services. Monsanto is one of the worst companies in the world, so it shouldcome as no surprise that they hired an arm of Xe (the mercenary company formerly known as Blackwater) to dig up dirt on anti-GMO activists. Fortunately, and contrary to a number of reports circulation on the internet, the world’s biggest ...
Joan Veon has Passed Away
2010 10 22
We're sad to hear that Joan Veon, a guest on Red Ice Radio, passed away October 18th. We recorded a one hour interview with Joan in November 2008 discussing the global credit crisis, the G20 meetings, the rise of royalty in world affairs, IMF, the central bank agenda and the scam of public-private partnership. Joan covered over 91 UN and UN-related ...
Radioactive Cancer Patients: Public Health Menace?
2010 10 22
Are Americans being exposed to dangerous radiation from thyroid cancer patients discharged from the hospital following treatment with radioactive iodine? A new congressional study suggests that’s a possibility, and some legislators are concerned. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) used to require that patients remain in the hospital a few days after swallowing doses of radioactive iodine used to shrink their ...
Injustice in the age of Obama: Aafia Siddiqui
2010 10 22
Barack Obama, a former law professor, should have a healthy respect for civil liberties, but his actions suggest not. Since being the defendant in about six trials after I was arrested for protesting the Iraq and Afghanistan occupations, it’s my experience that the police lie. Period. However the lies don’t stop at street law enforcement level. From lies about WMD and connections ...
Ex-Secret Service officer: I almost shot LBJ
2010 10 21
Retired Secret Service agent Gerald Blaine has a book coming out -- "The Kennedy Detail" -- that contains a rather stunning revelation: In the chaotic wake of the power transfer that took place after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Blaine says he almost shot Lyndon Johnson, when he mistook him for an intruder inside Johnson’s D.C. home. In an excerpt ...
US foes seek ’new world order’
2010 10 21
Venezuela and Iran denounce US imperialism as they flex their economic muscles by signing a raft of energy deals. Hugo Chavez, left, and Ahmadinejad called their relationship a "strategic alliance" [AFP] Venezuela and Iran have denounced US imperialism and called for a "new world order", saying they are united in trying to eliminate western dominance in global affairs. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Iranian president, ...
"Fractal" Mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot Dies Aged 85
2010 10 21
Benoit Mandelbrot, who discovered mathematical shapes known as fractals, has died of cancer at the age of 85. Mandelbrot, who had joint French and US nationality, developed fractals as a mathematical way of understanding the infinite complexity of nature. The concept has been used to measure coastlines, clouds and other natural phenomena and had far-reaching effects in physics, biology and ...
Russia hails Prince Michael, the Royal Family member with Tsarist blood in his veins
2010 10 21
It was Prince Michael of Kent's short aside, delivered before he began his official speech at the Saratov Opera and Ballet Theatre, that was the crowd-pleaser for his predominantly Russian audience. At the end of a lavish three-course dinner that acted as the extended interval for the night's entertainment, the Queen's cousin said a single sentence in English before delivering ...
Army embeds active-duty PSYOPS soldiers at local TV stations
2010 10 21
The U.S. Army has used local television stations in the U.S. as training posts for some of its psychological-operations personnel, The Upshot has learned. Since at least 2001, both WRAL, a CBS affiliate in Raleigh, N.C., and WTOC, a CBS affiliate in Savannah, Ga., have regularly hosted active-duty soldiers from the Army's 4th Psychological Operations group as part of the ...
Mubai Terrorist Scout Was America’s Man in Pakistan - FBI Warned Years Ahead of Attacks
2010 10 21
US Federal officials have acknowledged that David Coleman Headley, the US businessman who confessed to being a terrorist scout in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, was working as a Drug Enforcement Administration informant while training with terrorists in Pakistan. Headley is the son of a Pakistani father and an American mother. He became an informant for the DEA in the late 1990s ...
U.S. Had Warnings on Plotter of Mumbai Attack
2010 10 21
Less than a year before terrorists killed at least 163 people in Mumbai, India, a young Moroccan woman went to American authorities in Pakistan to warn them that she believed her husband, David C. Headley, was plotting an attack. It was not the first time American law enforcement authorities were warned about Mr. Headley, a longtime informer in Pakistan for ...
EU Planning a New Treaty
2010 10 20
The coalition government faces the prospect of a referendum on Europe and the outbreak of political warfare between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats after Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel demanded a new EU treaty within two years. Following a meeting in France, the French President threw his weight behind calls from the German Chancellor for changes to the Lisbon Treaty in ...
Police quiz two following ‘sacred’ drugs swoop in Dartington
2010 10 20
A Couple have been arrested on suspicion of importing a powerful drug linked to a secretive religion, following a police raid on a Dartington home. Officers from the Serious and Organised Crime Investigation Team headed up the raid which seized what is believed to be a quantity of ayahuasca — a liquid which contains the powerful hallucinogenic dimethyltryptamine, also known ...
EU Dictators Plan Fresh Looting Of Tax Slaves
2010 10 20
The sprawling, blood-sucking, dictatorial, EU is trying to fill its coffers at a time when everyone else is being told they must tighten their belts and accept draconian austerity measures, by preparing to impose a new direct tax on European citizens already financially destitute as a result of the economic collapse. If you want a taste of how the global ...
Soldier says he was ordered to delete Fort Hood video
2010 10 20
Soldier testifies that officer ordered him to delete video shot during Fort Hood rampage A soldier who recorded the terror of last year’s deadly shooting rampage in Fort Hood using his cell phone was ordered by an officer to delete both videos, a military court heard Friday. April 9, 2010, file photo released by the Bell County Sheriffs Department shows U.S. Major ...
First drug addict sterilised under ‘cash for vasectomy’ offer
2010 10 20
A drug addict has become the first man in the country to be sterilised in exchange for cash under a controversial new project. The man, known as John, who has been addicted to heroin for 15 years, was given £200 by an American charity in return for having a vasectomy. A man addicted to heroin for 15 years, was given £200 by ...
100 Million porcelain seeds a "health hazard"
2010 10 20
The work consists of roughly 100 million hand-painted porcelain sunflower seeds covering a vast expanse of floor to the depth of about four inches, and visitors were invited to wade right in. The black-and-white seeds crunched delightfully underfoot, and the whole thing resembled an indoor pebble beach. One young man had buried himself.
Militants Raid Chechen Parliament, 6 Dead
2010 10 20
Islamic insurgents attacked Chechnya’s parliament Tuesday in a brazen suicide raid that left six people dead and 17 wounded, defying Kremlin claims of stability in the volatile southern region. In a clear challenge to Moscow, the raid occurred just as Russia’s interior minister was visiting the provincial capital of Grozny.
CIA sues former employee for publishing book
2010 10 20
The CIA has sued a former officer who published a book highly critical of the agency without completing the CIA’s lengthy review process. The lawsuit accuses the officer of breaking his secrecy agreement with the U.S. The former CIA staffer worked under deep cover before publishing the book in July 2008 under the pseudonym "Ishmael Jones." The CIA says his book, "The ...
Oil Disaster: The Rig That Blew Up (Video)
2010 10 20
"The untold story of the first 36 hours of the BP/Deepwater Horizon disaster A documentary from a British perspective covering the BP oil distater and the destruction of the Transocean Deepwater Horizon" Oil Disaster The Rig That Blew Up (2010) Video from: YouTube.com
Earth-like planet ’may not exist’: Goldilocks just a fairytale?
2010 10 18
Its discovery last month captured the imaginations of millions around the globe. And the news that an Earth-like planet had been found which could support life and which lay only 20 light years away sparked feverish speculation that we may not be alone in the universe. But now a group of scientists have claimed that Gliese 581g, a rocky world just three ...
Pentagon braces for huge WikiLeaks dump on Iraq war
2010 10 18
The Pentagon said on Sunday it had a 120-member team prepared to review a massive leak of as many as 500,000 Iraq war documents, which are expected to be released by the WikiLeaks website sometime this month.
South of the Border: The Revolution is Underway (Video)
2010 10 18
"There’s a revolution underway in South America, but most of the world doesn’t know it. Oliver Stone sets out on a road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media’s misperception of South America while interviewing seven of its elected presidents. In casual conversations with Presidents Hugo Chavez (Venezuela), Evo Morales ...
Cancer ’is purely man-made’ say scientists after finding almost no trace of disease in Egyptian mummies
2010 10 18
Cancer is a man-made disease fuelled by the excesses of modern life, a study of ancient remains has found. Tumours were rare until recent times when pollution and poor diet became issues, the review of mummies, fossils and classical literature found. Even the study of thousands of Neanderthal bones has provided only one example of a possible cancer.
Robots Learning How Not to Hurt Humans - By Punching Them
2010 10 18
Isaac Asimov would probably have been horrified at the experiments under way in a robotics lab in Slovenia. There, a powerful robot has been hitting people over and over again in a bid to induce anything from mild to unbearable pain - in apparent defiance of the late sci-fi sage’s famed first law of robotics, which states that "a robot ...
Baby Born From 20-Year-Old Frozen Embryo
2010 10 18
Cryopreservation was once the domain of sci-fi novels and B-rate movies. (Think Encino Man.) But it’s increasingly real, as the recent birth of a healthy boy from a frozen embryo created 20 years earlier shows. Eight-Cell Embryo RWJMS IVF Program The birth, which is reported in a study in the online edition of the journal Fertility and Sterility, sets a record. ...
Is this how the EU got a Yes to Lisbon from the Irish?
2010 10 16
The European Commission has just flown 15 Irish journalists to Brussels for a two-day ‘information visit’. Or as those of us who know Brussels and talk straight would put it, for a two-day, two-night taxpayer-funded propaganda junket at a four-star hotel. Ireland and the other eurozone countries might be suffering savage spending cuts, but the EU self-publicity budget thrives: in ...
More "ET" Entertainment - BBC's Intriguing "Superpower" Commercial
2010 10 16
This is an interesting commercial for BBC's "Superpower" about "The Extraordinary Power Of The Internet". Showing how humanity is being turned into "Aliens"? It's just one more tidbit of "Alien" entertainment that we've been getting lately. Watch out they are Waging Peace! See their website: bbc.co.uk - Superpower
Machines of War: Blackwater, Monsanto, and Bill Gates
2010 10 16
A report by Jeremy Scahill in The Nation (Blackwater's Black Ops, 9/15/2010) revealed that the largest mercenary army in the world, Blackwater (now called Xe Services) clandestine intelligence services was sold to the multinational Monsanto. Blackwater was renamed in 2009 after becoming famous in the world with numerous reports of abuses in Iraq, including massacres of civilians. It remains the ...
The Odd Masonic Imagery of the 33 Chilean Miners’' Rescue
2010 10 16
The rescue of the 33 unfortunate Chilean miners has definitely turn into an international media event. All aspects of the rescue have been carefully staged to make the entire thing a spectacular show inspiring emotions, admiration and national pride. For those knowledgeable of Masonic and occult symbolism, it is hard not to ponder on the numerological and symbolic ...
Plane Exhaust Kills More People Than Plane Crashes (Chemtrails?)
2010 10 15
There’s a new fear of flying: You’re more likely to die from exposure to toxic pollutants in plane exhaust than in a plane crash, a new study suggests. In recent years, airplane crashes have killed about a thousand people annually, whereas plane emissions kill about ten thousand people each year, researchers say.
Artist brings undersea world to life with surreal reef project
2010 10 15
Lots of people have created artificial reefs, using old ships and various debris. But nobody turns them into masterful creations the way artist Jason deCaires Taylor does with his life-sized and almost life-like cement sculptures. The Silent Evolution by Jason deCaires Taylor Video from: YouTube.com His latest project is the development of an underwater museum within the National ...
NASA Cover-Up Evidence!: Altered Image
2010 10 15
Alien conspiracy theorists are confident they’ve caught NASA in the act of covering up the fact that we are not alone in the universe. A video posted on YouTube yesterday showed how an image of Saturn’s moons Dione and Titan, taken by NASA’s Cassini orbiter, had been digitally altered before being added to the space agency’s Picture of the Day website. The ...
New 9/11 Footage Reveals WTC 7 Explosions (Videos)
2010 10 15
Newly obtained 9/11 eyewitness footage that NIST fought tooth and nail to keep secret contains what appears to be the sound of explosions coming from the vicinity of WTC 7 after the collapse of the twin towers, offering yet more startling evidence that the building, which was not hit by a plane yet collapsed demolition style, was deliberately imploded.
WikiLeaks accuses US of ‘financial warfare’
2010 10 15
The Guardian has obtained correspondence between WikiLeaks and British-based online payment company Moneybookers, in which the company explains that it has "terminated the business relationship" with WikiLeaks because the Web site has been added to "blacklists in Australia and watchlists in the USA."
Dismay over EU decision not to ban baby bottle chemical bisphenol-A
2010 10 14
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) says no convincing evidence to cause it to ban or further restrict exposure to the controversial chemical bisphenol-A used in plastic bottles and containers. Health campaigners have reacted with dismay after EU officials decided against restricting or banning bisphenol-A (BPA), despite evidence of links to breast cancer.
UFO Fleet Over NYC Oct 13, 2010 - As Predicted by Retired NORAD Officer?
2010 10 14
UFO or balloons? in Chelsea / ABC News 2010.10.13 "UFO" Sightings Over Manhattan The NYPD and the FAA fielded numerous phone calls Wednesday afternoon from freaked out New Yorkers who say they saw UFOs hovering over Manhattan, the New York Post reported. Callers said they saw strange silver objects bobbing or hovering in the sky. "Some people saw something ...
The Killing of British Aid Worker By US Military
2010 10 13
The details coming to light about the life and tragic death of the British aid worker, Linda Norgrove, are revealing a scenario of military bungling and confusion. But was it mere operational bungling? Or was it more obfuscation than confusion? "In September 2010, Linda Norgrove, a Scottish aid worker, together with three Afghan colleagues were taken hostage in the Kunar Province in ...
GM lobby helped draw up crucial report on Britain's food supplies
2010 10 13
Monsanto, Syngenta, Bayer ...the usual Suspects Email trail shows how biotech group helped watchdog to draw up analysis of GM crops ... and prompted two advisers to quit A powerful lobbying organisation representing agribusiness interests helped draft a key government report that has been attacked by environmentalists for heavily favouring the arguments of the genetically modified food industry. The revelation comes after the ...
Stricken Tanker Mindoro Leaks Jet Fuel into North Sea Close to Dutch Coast
2010 10 13
Greek tanker collided with a container ship 20 miles off the Dutch coast Tuesday and briefly leaked jet fuel into the North Sea, a Coast Guard spokesman said. The crew of the Mindoro, was able to pump the remaining fuel into an undamaged part of the ship, ending the leak, Coast Guard spokesman Peter van Oorschot said. "We have ...
Mysterious Earth Crack in Michigan
2010 10 13
Unexplained crack in Michigan A large crevice, stretching almost two football fields, suddenly appeared in the woods near Birch Creek It's a geological phenomenon that has both authorities and Menominee Township residents scratching their heads. A large crevice, stretching almost two football fields, suddenly appeared in the woods near Birch Creek earlier this week. "I don't ...
Mysterious Light Pulse From Planet Gliese 581g - Alien Signal?
2010 10 13
The recent discovery of Gliese 581g, an alien planet in the habitable zone of another star, has been an exciting development for scientists probing the galaxy for signs of extraterrestrial life. At least one claim of a possible signal from the planet has already surfaced – and been met with harsh skepticism among the science community. Following the Sept. 29 announcement ...
Strange story behind R.E.M.’s song "What’s the Frequency, Kenneth"
2010 10 13
CBS News anchor Dan Rather, renowned for his unusual expressions and sayings, has led a colorful life. However, one bizarre event really takes the cake. One night in October 1986, Rather was walking down a Manhattan street when he was punched from behind and thrown to the ground. His assailant kicked and beat him while repeating, "Kenneth, what is the frequency?" No ...
Rescue of 33 Chilean Miners Begin - Trapped For 69 Days
2010 10 13
Rescue workers in Chile are in the process of freeing 33 miners who have been trapped underground for more than two months. Their return heralded by a siren's blare and the relieved cries of a happy nation, the first of 33 miners began emerging after being trapped underground for 69 harrowing days. (Check the Numerological Symbolism Associated with this event ...
Police release shocking CCTV video of officer inflicting water torture on suspect
2010 10 13
Shocking video footage of a ’cowardly’ Australian police officer abusing detainees has been released. Ben Price is first shown throwing a 21-year-old woman to the floor, then pulling her up by her hair. The ex-Queensland police officer is then shown committing an horrific five-minute assault on a 23-year-old man...
7/7 may have been 6/7 ?
2010 10 13
"Terrorists plotting the July 7 bomb attacks had planned to unleash their wave of carnage a day earlier.The deadly attacks were delayed 24 hours because the plot’s ringleader Mohammed Sidique Khan was forced to take his pregnant wife Hasina to hospital on July 5." (Convenient way of distancing the bombing date from the identical terror drills going on that day.)
Attention-seeking author hurls his book at Obama
2010 10 13
Yes, the publishing industry is reeling these days, but surely authors can find less disruptive ways to promote their newly published works than hauling off and throwing a copy at the president of the United States. But you know what they say: There’s no such thing as bad publicity. Something like that thought probably crossed the mind of the unidentified man ...
UK schools doing UFO crash drills
2010 10 12
There seems to be a growing trend among schools to stage a UFO crash, and then teach students how to react, as well as to “properly” investigate and report on the incident. It sounds like a lot of fun, and a great way to fire up a student’s imagination as well as writing skills. Hell, I wish we would have ...
10 Things You Should Know About Sound
2010 10 12
Most of us have become so used to suppressing noise that we don't think much about what we're hearing, or about how we listen. Yet our well-being is now being seriously damaged by modern sound. Here are 10 things about sound and health that you may not know: 1.) You are a chord. This is obvious from physics, though it's admittedly ...
US physics professor: "Global warming is the greatest and most successful pseudoscientific fraud I have seen in my long life"
2010 10 12
Harold Lewis is Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Here is his letter of resignation to Curtis G. Callan Jr, Princeton University, President of the American Physical Society. Anthony Watts describes it thus: This is an important moment in science history. I would describe it as a letter on the scale of Martin Luther, nailing ...
Neuroscience: You're Just a Machine & There's No Free Will
2010 10 12
Magnetic coils are used to affect Prof Haggard's brain and control his body. Our bodies can be controlled by outside forces in the universe, discovers Tom Chivers. So where does that leave free will? For a man who thinks he's a robot, Professor Patrick Haggard is remarkably cheerful about it. "We certainly don't have free will," says the leading British neuroscientist. "Not ...
UK Overdue For a Massive Earthquake? (...hm - Exercise Orion)
2010 10 12
Britain is overdue a killer earthquake that could see up to 100 people crushed to death, a leading geologist has warned. Dr Roger Musson of the British Geological Survey believes a fracture in the earth's crust beneath the English Channel could slip at any time, sending a tremor rippling across the south east. The same fault was to blame for ...
Exercise Orion - Major "Earthquake" hits Small British Town! Emergency Exercise
2010 10 12
Fire and rescue crews from across Europe and the Middle East are taking part in a major exercise simulating an earthquake hitting a fictional British town. The event, one of the largest to have been undertaken, is aimed at testing the response of the emergency services from the UK and seven other countries to an "unthinkable" disaster. Funded through a one ...
IMF warns over parallels to Great Depression
2010 10 11
The International Monetary Fund has warned of "worrisome parallels" between the current global crisis and the Great Depression, despite the unprecedented steps already taken by central banks and governments worldwide. This recession is likely to be "unusually long and severe, and the recovery sluggish," said the Fund, releasing two advance chapters from its World Economic Outlook. However, it warned there ...
The National Ignition Facility
2010 10 10
"Creating a miniature star on Earth" is the goal of the National Ignition Facility (NIF), home to the world's largest and highest-energy laser in Livermore, California. On September 29th, 2010, the NIF completed its first integrated ignition experiment, where it focused its 192 lasers on a small cylinder housing a tiny frozen capsule containing hydrogen fuel, briefly bombarding it with ...
Hungarian village evacuated as second wave of toxic sludge is set to spill from damaged reservoir
2010 10 10
Cracks have appeared on the north side of the reservoir wall of the alumina plant near Ajka, Hungary, forcing new evacuations. * Officials now warn of toxic dust cloud and urge residents to wear face masks * Death toll from the disaster rises to seven Hungary's premier said today the northern wall of a red sludge reservoir which burst and flooded several towns ...
Two tone river: Shocking images reveal the deadly toxic sludge draining into the river Danube
2010 10 10
Aerial images over the river Danube reveal the overbearing disaster that pushed Hungary into a state of emergency. The torrent of toxic sludge which tore through three villages 160 km west of Budapest has killed seven people after an 81-year-old man died today from injuries sustained from the river. Two bodies were also found on the outskirts of Devecser, Hungary. ...
Hungary Fears Second Toxic Wave & Toxic Cloud
2010 10 09
Concern has been raised in Hungary that sunnier weather will turn the red sludge spill into a toxic dust cloud. Hungary fears second toxic wave From: bbc.co.uk The Hungarian village of Kolontar has been evacuated after new damage was discovered at a burst reservoir that spilled toxic sludge on Monday. Prime Minister Viktor Orban said it was "very likely" ...
Government Seizes Newborn Baby Over Political Beliefs Of Parents?
2010 10 09
"A newborn baby was ripped from its mother’s arms by officials from Child Services accompanied by police after authorities cited the parents’ association with the Oath Keepers organization as one of the primary reasons for the snatch, heralding a shocking new level of persecution where Americans’ political beliefs are now being used by the state to kidnap children."
Father and son film outer space, do-it-yourself style
2010 10 09
The father-and-son team from Brooklyn managed to send their homemade spacecraft up nearly 19 miles, high into the stratosphere, bringing back perhaps the most impressive amateur space footage ever. The amazing footage starts at 2:35 minutes in the video below.
Uncovering The ’Truth’ Behind Lennon’s FBI Files
2010 10 09
Anti-war songs, like "Give Peace a Chance," didn’t exactly endear former Beatle John Lennon to the Nixon administration. In 1971, shortly after Lennon went to New York on a visa and met up with radical anti-war activists, the FBI put Lennon under surveillance, and the Immigration and Naturalization Service tried to deport him a year later.
Two billion-year-old riddle of life is solved as ’nature’s big bang’ is mapped for first time
2010 10 09
A two billion-year-old riddle of how the basic building blocks of life were formed has been solved by scientists. ’Nature’s big bang’ - when two single cells fused into one living organism - has been mapped for the first time by researchers led by a team from Ireland. Dr James McInerney, senior biologist at the National University of Ireland (NUI) in Maynooth, ...
The company behind Hungary's toxic spill
2010 10 08
MAL Hungarian Aluminium, the company at the centre of Hungary's toxic spill, is owned by three of the country's richest individuals. MAL chairman Lajos Tolnay is estimated to have a personal fortune of some 85m euros ($118m; £74m), making him the 21st richest person in Hungary, according to business daily Napi Gazdasag. His two co-owners Arpad Bakonyi and Bela Petrusz ...
Hungary Toxic Sludge Catastrophe Reminiscent of BP Gulf Oil Spill Disaster
2010 10 08
Many of us have come to view the Associated Press as a reincarnation of PRAVDA during the heyday of the Soviet Union. If you followed many of the AP headlines during the BP Oil Spill, like this one below, you will see a similar pattern of serious disinformation and cover-up for their corporate sponsors. They really do need ...
Dead fish found in Hungary's Danube after toxic spill
2010 10 08
Disaster relief officials in Hungary say a toxic spill has reached the Danube River, one of Europe's key waterways, after killing all water life in the smaller Marcal River. According to the head of Hungary's local disaster relief service, a toxic sludge spill has reached the Danube River, the second longest in Europe, and killed all life in a smaller ...
Global warming theory in chaos after report finds increased solar activity may COOL the Earth
2010 10 08
A puzzling discovery has raised a question mark over the Sun's impact on climate change and could provide ammunition for sceptics, it was revealed today. Until now it has been assumed that less activity from the Sun equates to less warming of the Earth. But the new research, which focuses on a three-year snapshot of time between 2004 and 2007, ...
Hungarian Toxic Sludge Leak "Ecological Disaster" - Reaches Danube River
2010 10 08
A lethal torrent of toxic red sludge from a factory has engulfed towns in Hungary, drowning and burning villagers Hungarian toxic sludge reaches Danube river Hungary's toxic sludge spill, which has killed four people, reached the Danube river, threatening to contaminate the waterway's entire ecosystem, officials have said. The sludge reached the Danube's Mosoni Branch, about six miles ...
10:10 - Insane Climate Change Campaign
2010 10 08
Had a look? Well, I'm certain you'll agree that detonating school kids, footballers and movie stars into gory pulp for ignoring their carbon footprints is attention-grabbing. It's also got a decent sprinkling of stardust – Peter Crouch, Gillian Anderson, Radiohead and others. But it's pretty edgy, given 10:10's aim of asking people, businesses and organisations to take positive action against ...
Social Engineering for the Coming Technofascist World
2010 10 08
"In yet another attempt to gain public acceptance for the coming technological tyranny, the EU has recently funded the University of Bergen in Norway to create a website that collects people’s opinions on three emerging techno-fascist technologies: biometric id, human augmentation, and global tracking systems. TechnoLife project will present the objections of concerned citizens to EU ...
Why haven’t we had another 9/11 yet?
2010 10 08
It is not an easy job to keep the al Qa`ida soap opera going when its protagonist might already be dead. When the threat of al Qa`ida is reduced to broadcasting audio tapes of its leader calling for the world to do more for victims of the floods and climate change, then, we are watching a myth disintegrate.
Mr Faber’s Amazing Talking Head
2010 10 08
In December 1845, Joseph Faber exhibited his "Wonderful Talking Machine" at the Musical Fund Hall in Philadelphia. This machine, as recently described by writer David Lindsay, consisted of a bizarre-looking talking head that spoke in a "weird, ghostly monotone" as Faber manipulated it with foot pedals and a keyboard. Just prior to this public exhibition, Joseph Henry, [left], visited Faber’s ...
Southern Baptist leader on yoga: Not Christianity
2010 10 08
A Southern Baptist leader who is calling for Christians to avoid yoga and its spiritual attachments is getting plenty of pushback from enthusiasts who defend the ancient practice. Southern Baptist Seminary President Albert Mohler says the stretching and meditative discipline derived from Eastern religions is not a Christian pathway to God. Mohler said he objects to "the idea that the body is ...
DARPA develops Helmet of Obedience
2010 10 07
It looks like our ever-diligent friends at DARPA have been busy creating a contingency plan for the OathKeeper movement. Thanks to a newly-developed pain modulator and behavior modification helmet, any US troops who decide they will obey the Constitution rather than the commands of the global puppet masters will now be getting some remote-controlled motivational persuasion.
In a Computer Worm, a Possible Biblical Clue
2010 10 07
Deep inside the computer worm that some specialists suspect is aimed at slowing Iran’s race for a nuclear weapon lies what could be a fleeting reference to the Book of Esther, the Old Testament tale in which the Jews pre-empt a Persian plot to destroy them. That use of the word “Myrtus” — which can be read as an allusion to ...
The Esoteric Interpretation of “Pan’s Labyrinth”
2010 10 07
“Pan’s Labyrinth” is a profound movie telling the story of a young girl’s quest to escape the cruelties of Spanish Fascism. The movie also contains a great amount of occult and archetypal symbols telling another story: one of esoteric illumination through test of character and ritual initiation. We will look at the occult and archetypal symbolism found throughout the movie ...
Japanese Company Hopes to Deploy Fleets of Submarines to Stop Typhoons
2010 10 07
Typhoons threaten the western Pacific relentlessly year-round, dogging coastal cities along the eastern coast of Asia and sometimes unleashing devastating power that can cost human lives. But even as Taiwan and China clean up after Typhoon Fanapi flooded streets and claimed a handful of lives earlier this month, a Japanese company has patented a scheme that uses submarines to downgrade ...
An account of the worlds biggest, deadliest hailstorms
2010 10 07
In 1942 a British forest guard in Roopkund, India made an alarming discovery. Some 16,000 feet above sea level, at the bottom of a small valley, was a frozen lake absolutely full of skeletons. That summer, ice melt revealed even more skeletal remains, floating in the water and lying haphazardly around the lake’s edges. Something horrible had happened here.
White House blocked ’worst case’ oil spill figures
2010 10 07
The White House blocked efforts by federal scientists to tell the public just how bad the Gulf oil spill could have been, according to a panel appointed by President Barack Obama to investigate the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history. In documents released Wednesday, the national oil spill commission’s staff reveals that in late April or early May the ...
No pay, no spray: Firefighters let home burn
2010 10 07
Firefighters in rural Tennessee let a home burn to the ground last week because the homeowner hadn’t paid a $75 fee. Firefighters did eventually show up, but only to fight the fire on the neighboring property, whose owner had paid the fee.
The Hessdalen Light Phenomenon
2010 10 06
For generations mysterious lights have been observed in the remote valley of Hessdalen, Norway. On several occasions flying beneath treetops at varying speeds. The phenomenon has been reported as large as a house or as small as a soccerball. Often executing breakneck manouvers, or heading for outer space with speeds up to 20.000 mph. Both Norwegian and international researchers have ...
Darpa’s Self-Aiming "One Shot" Sniper Rifle Scheduled for Next Year
2010 10 05
A sniper crouches near an open window and zooms in on his target, who sits a half-mile away. He peers through a scope and holds his breath, preparing to squeeze the trigger. But it’s windy outside, and he can’t afford a miss. What to do? A new DARPA-funded electro-optical system will calculate the ballistics for him, telling him where to aim ...
The October Crisis - Martial Law in Canada
2010 10 05
In October 1970, the nation held its collective breath as events in Quebec unfolded. The October crisis, initiated by the kidnappings of James Cross and Pierre Laporte by the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ), was one of the most stunning events of the period, and the subject of intense discussion in the media as well as academic and political ...
Virulent stem rust could wipe out world’s wheat
2010 10 05
Scientists are afraid that a virulent strain of stem rust is poised to hit wheat crops in India and Pakistan. A form of stem rust, known as Ug99, is threatening the world’s wheat crop – with wheat in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Iran and South Africa already affected. Scientists fear the virulent strain is on the move and may show up soon in ...
What Kind Of Top-Secret Assassination Tech Does $58 Billion Buy?
2010 10 05
Under Cover The Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel, an unmanned reconnaissance drone, is the most recent aircraft to emerge from the military's "black" budget. Not since the end of the Cold War has the Pentagon spent so much to develop and deploy secret weapons. But now military researchers have turned their attention from mass destruction to a far more precise challenge: finding, ...
The CCTV vigilantes: Snoopers paid to sit at home watching store security cameras
2010 10 05
Private snoopers are being paid to monitor thousands of CCTV cameras from home. Their job is to try to spot criminal behaviour on live feeds from cameras in stores and streets. If, for example, they see a shoplifter they send a text message warning the owner of the firm. The company behind the idea, Internet Eyes, says it will help ...
US drone "kills eight Germans" in Pakistan amid terror plot fears
2010 10 05
American missiles fired from an umanned drone killed eight militants of German nationality in northwest Pakistan, a region known to be a base for training terrorists, it was reported tonight. They were killed when two missiles from a suspected CIA pilotless aircraft hit a mosque in Mirali in North Waziristan, according to Pakistani intelligence officials. The strikes follow fresh warnings ...
Zero Calories or Zero Waste?
2010 10 05
What’s incredibly evident, if not downright chilling, is just how smart Coca-Cola is. Among countless ways they’re dominating markets, they’ve realized there’s really only one product ever worth selling, one that never goes out of fashion: You. Their biggest moneymaker is consumer confidence and nowhere is this buoyancy more prominent than in the booming sustainability movement.
Twitter and Facebook cannot change the real world, says Malcolm Gladwell
2010 10 05
Gladwell is a spirited contrarian. His argument in the New Yorker was an attack on the prevalent idea that online social networks represent the future of campaigning and protest, and perhaps – in totalitarian states – of revolution. The bestselling author of The Tipping Point unpicked this notion with typical chutzpah...
Nobel Prize given for test tube baby research
2010 10 05
Cambridge physiologist Prof Edwards, now 85, and the late Patrick Steptoe, a gynaecologic surgeon, developed IVF technology in which egg cells are fertilised outside the body and implanted in the womb. Dr Steptoe died in 1988. The groundbreaking work led to the birth of the world’s first test tube baby, Louise Brown, in 1978.
Neurosurgeons use lasers to ’cook’ brain tumors
2010 10 05
Washington University neurosurgeons are tackling brain tumors with a new laser probe. "This tool gives us a treatment for patients with tumors that were previously deemed inoperable,” says Eric C. Leuthardt, MD, assistant professor of neurological surgery and of neurobiology. “It offers hope to certain patients who had few or no options before.” The tool is an MRI-guided high-intensity laser probe that ...
World’s biggest solar project powers up in Canada
2010 10 05
The world’s largest solar energy facility, the 80-megawatt Sarnia photovoltaic project in Ontario, is now fully operational and is supplying energy to the Canadian province’s power grid, its owner and operator said on Monday. Artist’s rendering of the solar farm built in Sarnia Photograph by: Ontario Ministry of Energy The project, located in southern Ontario, is expected to make enough energy from sunlight ...
Is The Establishment Preparing to Unveil Aliens?
2010 10 04
UFOs and extraterrestrials have long been treated as the ultimate conspiracy theory by the establishment. Therefore, the growing chatter of mainstream news stories about UFOs and aliens seems very peculiar. Why the attention all of a sudden? Is the establishment conditioning us for the arrival of extraterrestrials? Could they have an agenda for doing so? Recent reporting of ...
Students Forced To Wear Radio Frequency IDs At Multiple Schools
2010 10 04
Big brother has taken it to a new level, outfitting student Ids with tracking devices at Santa Fe Junior High and Santa Fe High School. Minus a few high profile shootings, schools are generally known as a safe environment for our children. Why then are these schools outfitted school ids with tracking devices that must be worn at all times? ...
US to issue terror warning to Americans in Europe
2010 10 04
The US government is to warn its citizens to stay away from high-profile sites in Europe amid renewed fears over al-Qaida terrorist attacks, reports said today. US and UK officials are understood to have been in contact over the possibility of a broad alert being issued, possibly as early as today, with significant implications for tourism across Europe. High-profile tourist ...
The EU is an antidote to democratic governments, argues President Barroso
2010 10 04
The President of the European Commission, José Manuel Durrão Barroso, has offered one of the few utterly honest arguments for European integration. The reason we need the EU, he suggests, is precisely because it’s not democratic. Left to themselves, elected governments might do all sorts of things simply to humour their voters:Governments are not always right. If governments were always ...
Flying Saucers delivering people and provisions?
2010 10 03
Transporting large, clunky bits of equipment has always posed a challenge. Roads and railways do not reach everywhere, and even if they did, many cumbersome and heavy constructions need to be hauled in pieces, only to be put together at the final destination. Aeroplane cargo faces even tighter restrictions on shape and size, not to mention the need for runways. ...
New Las Vegas hotel’s unintentional ’death ray’ is a design flaw
2010 10 03
As if the sun didn’t make things hot enough on its own in the Las Vegas desert, the newly opened Vdara hotel is giving it a helping hand. Turns out the hotel’s concave, all-glass facade is giving the sun’s rays a little more focus — enough to burn guests and melt plastic bags. Now, the "death ray" hasn’t claimed any victims ...
Galloway allowed into Canada
2010 10 03
Former British MP George Galloway, who was told he was not welcome in Canada last year over accusations by the government that he supported terrorism, was allowed into the country on Saturday. Galloway, who arrived at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport late Saturday afternoon, was greeted by supporters after he cleared customs.
The short-lived glory days of nude psychotherapy
2010 10 03
In 1967, psychologist Paul Bindrim introduced the world to the salubrious properties of naked psychotherapy. Despite the treatment’s somewhat lurid connotations and relative obscurity nowadays, nude psychotherapy did garner its share of press attention, professional consideration, and happy, naked adherents. Bindrim’s theories were inspired by the famed psychologist Abraham Maslow (you know, the fellow with the hierarchy of needs) and focused ...
US apologizes for ’40s syphilis study in Guatemala
2010 10 03
American scientists deliberately infected prisoners and patients in a mental hospital in Guatemala with syphilis 60 years ago, a recently unearthed experiment that prompted U.S. officials to apologize Friday and declare outrage over "such reprehensible research."
Druidry recognised as religion in Britain for first time
2010 10 03
Druidry has been recognised as an official religion in Britain for the first time, thousands of years after its adherents first worshipped in the country. The Druid Network has been given charitable status by the Charity Commission for England and Wales, the quango that decides what counts as a genuine faith as well as regulating fundraising bodies. It guarantees the modern group, ...
EU governments slam Brussels' GM crops plan
2010 10 01
The European Commission's plans to hand over to member states the power to ban or authorise genetically modified (GM) crops were strongly criticised by key EU governments at an Agriculture Council yesterday (27 September). All the EU's heavyweights opposed proposals put forward in July by EU Health Commissioner John Dalli, aimed at ending more than ...
Robot learns to shoot bow and arrow
2010 10 01
The robot apocalypse took one step closer to becoming reality this weekend when researchers at the Italian Institute of Technology revealed a program that allows a robot to learn how to shoot a bow and arrow. The algorithm, called ARCHER (Augmented Reward Chained Regression), was developed to allow the humanoid robot iCub to teach itself archery. “Acquiring new motor skills involves various ...
Past Ocean Cold Snap More Dramatic Than Thought
2010 10 01
The study found that between 1968 and 1972, the sea surface temperature of the Northern Hemisphere dropped by about 0.54 degrees F (0.3 degrees C), a change so dramatic that it cannot be explained by natural cycles in ocean temperature or cooling caused by aerosols, small particles of pollution, which can reflect sunlight and cool Earth’s surface.
The Boy with the Amber Necklace: Stonehenge skeleton came from Mediterranean
2010 10 01
A wealthy young teenager buried near Britain’s mysterious Stonehenge monument came from the Mediterranean hundreds of miles away, scientists said Wednesday, proof of its importance as a travel destination in prehistoric times. The teen — dubbed “The Boy with the Amber Necklace” because he was unearthed with a cluster of amber beads around his neck — is one of several sets ...
Protesting police throw Ecuador into chaos
2010 10 01
Hundreds of police angry over a law that would cut their benefits plunged this small South American nation into chaos Thursday, roughing up and tear-gassing the president, shutting down airports and blocking highways in a nationwide strike. At least one person was killed and six injured in clashes between police and supporters of President Rafael Correa, the security minister said. Incensed officers ...
Odds of Life on Newfound Earth-Size Planet ’100 Percent,’ Astronomer Says (Approaching disclosure?)
2010 10 01
"Personally, given the ubiquity and propensity of life to flourish wherever it can, I would say, my own personal feeling is that the chances of life on this planet are 100 percent," said Steven Vogt, a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz. "I have almost no doubt about it."
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