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June 2011

Mysterious bubble-like "portal" light burst seen over Hawaii
2011 06 30
Atmospheric flare from a minuteman III ICBM missile from Kanoa on Vimeo. Footage of this incredible bubble-like burst of light in the night sky was captured by cameras at an astronomical observatory in Hawaii. Sky watchers have been flooding internet forums with speculation about the burst, filmed by a webcam mounted on the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on Mauna Kea. Captured in time-lapse footage, the ...
Riot police braced for violence as union protesters march in cities across the UK
2011 06 30
Thousands of people gathered in cities across the UK today to take part in mass demonstrations against pension reforms - with fears that the protests could turn violent. Pickets were formed outside schools, courts, job centres and airports as public sector workers walked out over the Government's plans. The marches will rub salt into the wounds of parents forced to ...
Lebanon: UN warrants need "evidence"
2011 06 30
Lebanon requests evidence supporting the recent indictment issued by a US-backed UN tribunal probing the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Premier Rafiq Hariri. On Thursday, Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said in a televised speech that “indictments, despite of their source, are not conclusive and that any accusations need solid evidence that cannot be doubted,” Reuters reported. “Every individual accused ...
Brussels seeks financial tax in new EU budget
2011 06 30
Future EU spending is set to increase, focusing marginally less on agriculture and more on research, education and transport, according to European Commission proposals for the next seven-year budgetary period (2014-2020). The draft budget also includes controversial proposals for EU "own resources", including a tax on financial transactions and an EU-wide value-added tax (VAT). Presenting the document in Brussels late ...
Jellyfish force Torness nuclear reactor shutdown
2011 06 30
Both reactors at the Torness nuclear power station have been shut down after huge numbers of jellyfish were found in the sea water entering the plant. The jellyfish were found obstructing cooling water filters on Tuesday. The East Lothian plant's operator, EDF Energy, said the shutdown was a precautionary measure and there was never any danger to the public. A ...
Why is the US Congress a millionaires club?
2011 06 30
The evidence is clear: Americans overwhelmingly disapprove of Congress and don't believe their representatives share their priorities. There's plenty of room for debate over whether Congress shares voters' priorities on political and policy issues. But when it comes to personal priorities, at least, voters have good reason to be skeptical of Congress. Most members of Congress simply don't share in ...
Firefighters make small headway on Los Alamos blaze
2011 06 30
A New Mexico wildfire raged largely unchecked for a fourth day near one of the nation’s top nuclear arms production plants on Wednesday, but firefighters finally gained some ground in corralling the flames. The so-called Las Conchas Fire has scorched at least 90,000 acres of pine-covered mountain slopes in the Santa Fe National Forest since erupting on Sunday and continued to ...
21 people dead in Kabul hotel attack: Inside Job?
2011 06 30
The first sign that militants were attacking one of Kabul’s premiere hotels was an explosion that pierced Jawid’s eardrums, prompting him to jump out the window of his room on the first floor into a chaotic scene that quickly turned into a grisly morass of bodies, gunfire and shattered glass. Twenty people died — including all nine attackers — in a ...
Lagarde set to win IMF post as U.S. offers support
2011 06 28
The U.S. formally offered its backing for French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde to take over the top job at the IMF, ensuring a win for her over Mexico’s Central Bank Governor Agustin Carstens. The 55-year-old Lagarde was set to continue the tradition of having a European head the global lender while also becoming the first woman to lead the ...
Indigenous tribe discovered in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest
2011 06 28
Air surveillance images showed the tribe in the Javari Valley close to the border with Peru, according to Fabricio Amorim of the National Indian Foundation (Funai). The flights showed four large villages featuring huts and plantings of corn and bananas by the community, Funai said. "The plantation, as well as the huts, are new, dated to a maximum of one year," said ...
Asteroid Buzzes Earth in Close Shave: First Photos
2011 06 28
An asteroid the size of a tour bus zipped by Earth today (June 27) in a flyby so close that the space rock was nearer to the planet than some satellites, giving skywatchers and astronomers a tantalizing target for photos.The space rock, called asteroid 2011 MD, reached its closest point to Earth just after 1 p.m. EDT (1700 GMT), when ...
Wildfire shuts Los Alamos lab, forces evacuations
2011 06 28
Thousands of residents calmly fled Monday from the town that’s home to the Los Alamos nuclear laboratory, ahead of an approaching wildfire that sent up towering plumes of smoke, rained down ash and sparked a spot fire on lab property where scientists 50 years ago conducted underground tests of radioactive explosives."The hair on the back of your neck goes up," ...
Obama taps emergency oil reserves, is accused of threatening U.S. security
2011 06 28
President Barack Obama took withering fire from the oil industry and Republicans for agreeing to release the nation’s emergency oil supplies, a decision that senior officials said was prompted by the need to prop up the ailing economy. Critics blasted the release of 30 million barrels of oil -- half of a global injection coordinated by the International Energy Agency -- ...
Swedish preschool eliminates distinctions between sexes
2011 06 27
A pre-school in Sweden has decided to stop calling children ’him’ or ’her’ in a bid to avoid gender stereotypes. The Egalia preschool, in the Sodermalm district of Stockholm, has made the decision as part of the country efforts to engineer equality between the sexes from childhood. As well as the decision to stop using the words, the taxpayer-funded school also carefully ...
German managers ’keep phones in biscuit tins’
2011 06 27
A German chemicals company said on Monday its managers have begun keeping their mobile phones in biscuit tins during meetings in order to guard against industrial espionage. "Experts have told us that mobile phones are being eavesdropped on more and more, even when they are switched off," Alexandra Boy, spokeswoman for Essen-based speciality chemicals maker Evonik, told AFP. "The measure applies mostly ...
5 Bushehr Nuke Plant Experts Die in Russian Plane Crash
2011 06 27
Russia’s top nuclear agency says that five experts involved in the construction of Iran’s Bushehr nuclear plant have died in Monday’s plane crash in northeastern Russia. Rosatom said Wednesday hat the five men were among 44 passengers of the Tu-134 plane that slammed into highway near the Petrozavodsk airport.
Ex-spy says US officials went after Iraq critic: report
2011 06 27
Officials in the George W. Bush administration may have tried to use the CIA to dig up information on an Iraq war critic in order to discredit him, the New York Times reported. Glenn Carle, who served as a top counterterrorism official in the Central Intelligence Agency, told the Times that officials twice sought to investigate Juan Cole, a professor and ...
Japan moves "giant step" toward resolving nuclear crisis
2011 06 27
The operator of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant moved closer to ending its radiation crisis on Monday with the start of a system to cool damaged reactors that could also help avoid dumping highly contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean. The move was hailed as "a giant step forward" by Goshi Hosono, an adviser to Prime Minister Naoto Kan. "This is critical in ...
Judges issue Gadhafi international arrest warrant for crimes against humanity
2011 06 27
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday for Moammar Gadhafi, his son Seif, and his intelligence chief for crimes against humanity in the Libyan leader’s four-month battle to cling to power. Judges announced that the three men are wanted for orchestrating the killing, injuring, arrest and imprisonment of hundreds of civilians during the first 12 days ...
UK prime minister’s close friend found dead in portable toilet at Glastonbury music festival
2011 06 27
Toxicology tests are being carried out on the body of Christopher Shale, the 56-year old constituency aide to David Cameron who was found dead at the Glastonbury festival on Sunday morning. A spokesman for Avon and Somerset police said the initial postmortem had proved inconclusive and a toxicology report had been ordered that would take at least 10 days to deliver ...
How To Kill Goyim And Influence People -- Torat Ha'melech
2011 06 27
Torat HaMelech (תורת המלך) - Killing Gentiles and the Halachah This is a book that deals with the Jewish judicial aproach towards non-Jews from the perspective of the halachah (rabbinic law). Its premises are taken from the dictum of the "Noahide Laws"--which according to the Talmud are the requirements for gentiles to be regarded as "righteous among the nations of the ...
Unapologetic police report on Toronto G20 finds cops were "overwhelmed", "unprepared"
2011 06 25
The Toronto Police Service has released a report that paints an unapologetic and weak picture of the questionable actions of officers during the G20 summit in Toronto, June 2010. The report touches on the "secret law" the government passed giving the police powers to detain and arrest people during the international summit. Questions remain about levels of excessive force employed ...
Mirage "City" Mysteriously Appears in China - Projection Technology or Vortex?
2011 06 24
Another view Where is the Chinese reports about this phenomena? Here is the link to the original video report at ITN: Buildings and mountains appear in China mirage From Huffington post: ITN, a broadcast network in Britain, posted video last week of a stunning mirage in East China that features a city skyline, replete with what appear to be buildings and trees. Video-curation site ...
Humans May Have ’Magnetic’ Sixth Sense
2011 06 23
Humans may have a sixth sense after all, suggests a new study finding that a protein in the human retina, when placed into fruit flies, has the ability to detect magnetic fields. The researchers caution that the results suggest this human protein has the capability to work as a magnetosensor; however, whether or not humans use it in that way is ...
Second HongKong child dies of mutated scarlet fever
2011 06 23
A mutated strain of scarlet fever more resistant to antibiotics has killed a second child in Hong Kong, the first deaths from the illness in the southern Chinese city in at least a decade. Certain characteristics of the new strain likely make it more contagious, and it may be responsible for an outbreak sweeping Hong Kong. The new strain has about ...
Psychopaths Run The World
2011 06 23
Were people consciously aware something was about to change in a very bad way just before Lenin and Trotsky appeared on the scene in Petrograd in the spring of 1917? Did the German people realize accepting the 'hope' of Hitler would result in something so hideous and evil that tens of millions of people would die and a permanent bloodstain ...
Magnitude-6.7 quake hits Japan (June 23, 2011)
2011 06 23
A magnitude-6.7 earthquake rattled northeast Japan on Thursday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. It was the same area of the Pacific where a massive magnitude 9 quake hit on March 11, triggering a deadly tsunami. At least 23,000 people were killed or left missing in those disasters, which destroyed hundreds of homes, offices and factories in northeastern Japan.
A saliva sample can determine a person’s age to within five years
2011 06 23
Saliva contains the genetic secrets of a person’s age, according to researchers. Analysing a saliva sample can determine an individual’s age to within five years, a study claims. The U.S. discovery could help crime scene investigations and the development of personalised medicine. Lead researcher Eric Vilain, from the University of California, Los Angeles, said: ’Our approach supplies one answer to the enduring quest ...
The New Gaia World Order
2011 06 22
Freedom of choice and basic individual rights are being sacrificed in the interest of the common good, under the United Nations' agenda for the 21st century, called Agenda 21. Under the veil of feel-good terms like "sustainable development" and "social equity", a self-described "new world order" is being systematically implemented around the globe, that is organized around the principle that ...
Albert Pike's Letter to Mazzini, August 15, 1871: Three World Wars?
2011 06 22
Or, how Michael Haupt said, that William Guy Carr said, that Cardinal Caro y Rodriguez of Santiago, Chile said, that The Cause of World Unrest said, that the confessed hoaxer Gabriel Jogand-Pagès aka Dr. Bataille aka Leo Taxil said about Albert Pike and Giuseppe Mazzini in Le diable au XIXe siècle, v. II, 1894, p. 605 (but actually pp. 594-606). ...
LulzSec claims new international hacking victory
2011 06 22
LulzSec claims to have brought down two Brazilian government websites in fresh attacks after a 19-year-old teenager from Essex was arrested, accused of being part of the hacker group. In a tweet in the early hours of Wednesday morning, LulzSecBrazil wrote: "TANGO DOWN brasil.gov.br & presidencia.gov.br" Another Twitter message from the main LulzSec page then added: "Our Brazilian unit is ...
Tiny village is latest victim of the "The hum"
2011 06 22
It is a mysterious sound on the very edge of perception that has driven thousands of people around the world to distraction. Now a tiny English village is the latest community to claim to be being hit by the phenomenon known as "the hum". Residents of Woodland, in County Durham, claim that every night a noise permeates the air similar ...
America's Fukushima? Cooper Nuclear Plant in Nebraska Flooded
2011 06 22
A nuclear plant was inches away from being engulfed by the bloated Missouri River after several levees in the area failed to hold back its surging waters, raising fears it could become America's Fukushima. Dramatic pictures show the moment the plant was threatened with being shut down today, as water levels rose ominously to within 18 inches of its walls. ...
China Near Critical Point in Flood Control (Video)
2011 06 21
Image: Source "Dikes are close to overflowing in another city in eastern China, as the region grapples with flooding caused by unceasing heavy rain. At least 180 people are dead or missing since the beginning of the month. " Video from: YouTube.com China floods ’deadliest in a decade’
Roman Gladiator’s Gravestone Decoded: Describes Fatal Foul
2011 06 21
An enigmatic message on a Roman gladiator’s 1,800-year-old tombstone has finally been decoded, telling a treacherous tale. The epitaph and art on the tombstone suggest the gladiator, named Diodorus, lost the battle (and his life) due to a referee’s error, according to Michael Carter, a professor at Brock University in St. Catharines, Canada. Carter studies gladiator contests and other spectacles in ...
9/11 and the Orwellian Redefinition of “Conspiracy Theory"
2011 06 21
While we were not watching, conspiracy theory has undergone Orwellian redefinition. A “conspiracy theory” no longer means an event explained by a conspiracy. Instead, it now means any explanation, or even a fact, that is out of step with the government’s explanation and that of its media pimps. In other words, as truth becomes uncomfortable for government and its Ministry of ...
Solar Storms Sparked By Giant ’Magnetic Rope,’ Study Finds
2011 06 21
A giant "magnetic rope" made up of twisting magnetic field lines could produce the strong electric currents that trigger solar storms, a new study finds. Researchers at George Mason University sifted through data from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) to study the magnetic rope phenomenon. Scientists have predicted that this rope is the cause of violent eruptions on the sun, but ...
"You Can No Longer Think of Yourselves as Peace Officers": Militarizing "Lockdown High"
2011 06 21
It was Friday the 13th, and Skylar Walters thought he was going to die. The 16-year-old inmate of Orangeville Jr.-Sr. High in Illinois was in gym class when a deranged-looking man barged into the school and began firing what appeared to be a handgun at several of the other students. "I started praying to God and saying my last words," Skylar ...
Tritium leaks found at many nuke sites
2011 06 21
Radioactive tritium has leaked from three-quarters of U.S. commercial nuclear power sites, often into groundwater from corroded, buried piping, an Associated Press investigation shows. The number and severity of the leaks has been escalating, even as federal regulators extend the licenses of more and more reactors across the nation. Tritium, which is a radioactive form of hydrogen, has leaked from at least ...
Bones with Bling: The amazing jewelled skeletons of Europe
2011 06 20
A pair of American tourists pause in surprise in the centre of the nave of the Church of Sts Peter and Paul in the small, rural Bavarian town of Rott-am-Inn. Their attention is fixed on a pair of beautifully jewelled, articulated skeletons in niches on the walls of the church, where one might normally expect to find side altars. Reposing ...
Images capture moment brain goes unconscious (Video)
2011 06 20
For the first time researchers have monitored the brain as it slips into unconsciousness. The new imaging method detects the waxing and waning of electrical activity in the brain moments after an anaesthetic injection is administered. As the patient goes under, different parts of the brain seem to be "talking" to each other, a team told the European Anaesthesiology Congress in Amsterdam.
Tea Tree Oil, The Australian Germicide
2011 06 20
We are told that in 1732, Tea Tree Oil first came to the attention of western society when Captain James Cook landed in Australia. He brewed a spicy and refreshing tea from the leaves of the Melaleuca Alternifolia tree thus naming it the "Tea Tree." Captain Cook met with the Aborigines and they shared their healing methods using this tree. ...
Deadly E. coli Was Engineered? (Video)
2011 06 20
"The deadly E.coli outbreak in Germany has claimed nearly 40 lives and has already been named the world’s largest. The World Health Organization says the infection is spreading to European countries,Canada and even to the US. But unfortunately the source of the outbreak may be a scientist. We are still trying to figure out the evolution of that deadly strain, ...
Life After ’Snowball Earth’: New Fossils Suggest Rapid Recovery of Life After Global Freeze
2011 06 20
The first organisms to emerge after an ancient worldwide glaciation likely evolved hardy survival skills, arming themselves with tough exteriors to weather a frozen climate.
We’re All Mutants: The Average Human Has 60 New Genetic Mutations
2011 06 20
When parents pass their genes down to their children, an average of 60 errors are introduced to the genetic code in the process, according to a new study. Any of those five dozen mutations could be the source of major differences in a person’s appearance or behavior as compared to his or her parents — and altogether, the mistakes are ...
Iran To Send Monkey Into Space
2011 06 20
Iran is playing catchup in the Space Age and that’s no monkey business. More than 50 years after Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space and 63 years after Albert the rhesus monkey took off in a rocket from the New Mexico desert and flew into space, the Iranian space program will launch its first astro-monkey high above the atmosphere. The ...
NATO strike on houses kills 9 civilians; 2 children
2011 06 20
Libya’s government said NATO warplanes struck a residential neighborhood in the capital Sunday and killed nine civilians, including two children, adding to its accusations that the alliance is striking nonmilitary targets. NATO acknowledged Sunday that one of its missiles - intended for a military site in Tripoli - did not strike the intended target, and that a possible weapons system failure ...
Supermassive Black Hole Eats Star, Spews Bright Gamma-Ray Flares
2011 06 18
Flashing gamma rays observed in March from a supermassive black hole have been traced to a star falling into the massive black hole and being ripped apart, astronomers say. On March 28, NASA's Swift spacecraft initially observed the gamma-ray emission through its Burst Alert Telescope. The gamma-rays were were traced to constellation Draco when it erupted with the first in ...
Thor Heyerdahl Was Right - Polynesians had South American roots
2011 06 18
Thor Heyerdahl clung to Kon-Tiki, his balsa wood raft, for 4,300 miles to show that Polynesia could have been colonised from South America rather than Asia as commonly thought. But despite achieving his goal – sustaining his 101 day voyage with sharks caught with his bare hands – the Norwegian failed to sway the scientific community. Now – 64 years ...
After being arrested twice, dedicated activists tie themselves to tractors to stop plantings of GM potatoes
2011 06 18
When petitions, protests, and even sit-ins were not enough to stop the biotechnology giant BASF from planting its genetically-modified (GM) Amflora potato in Sweden, Greenpeace activists there "walked their talk," so to speak, by literally tying themselves to the tractor plows that were about to be used to spread the GM seeds throughout fields. As we recently reported here on ...
White House defends legality of U.S. action in Libya
2011 06 17
The White House told Congress on Wednesday that President Barack Obama has the legal authority to press on with U.S. military involvement in Libya and urged skeptical lawmakers not to send "mixed messages" about their commitment to the NATO-led air war. Delivering a detailed report to Congress to justify Obama’s Libya policy, the administration argued he had the constitutional power to ...
Julian Assange House Arrest: WikiLeaks Exclusive Insider Video
2011 06 17
"In December 2010 Sweden issued two international warrants for Julian Assange’s arrest. He has been detained without charge since. This is a guide to the events, investigations and court proceedings that are connected with his extradition." Video from: YouTube.com Also tune into: James Evan Pilato - Wikileaks, Julian Assange & the Pirates James Evan Pilato - The Portland Patsy, Fake Terrorism, TSA & Starwhackers Jim ...
CIA website goes down, hackers claim responsibility
2011 06 17
The public website of the Central Intelligence Agency went down on Wednesday evening as the hacker group Lulz Security said it had launched an attack. Lulz Security has claimed responsibility for recent attacks on the Senate, Sony Corp, News Corp and the U.S. Public Broadcasting System television network. The CIA site initially could not be accessed from New York to San Francisco, ...
Bilderberg 2011: The Rockefeller World Order and the "High Priests of Globalization"
2011 06 17
The fact that the major American foundations – Rockefeller, Carnegie, and Ford – were so pivotal in the origins of the Bilderberg Group is not a mere coincidence. The foundations have, since their founding at the beginning of the 20th century, been the central institutions in constructing consensus among elites, and creating consent to power. They are, in short, the ...
"Libya war driven by O-I-L: Oil, Israel & Logistics" - Cynthia McKinney (Video)
2011 06 16
As NATO attacks continue in Libya, ex US Congresswoman and former presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney went to the country on a non-governmental fact-finding mission to see what exactly is going on in the war-torn country. ­Cynthia McKinney believes the bombardments of Libyan cities and other measures taken by NATO, causing civilian casualties, represent the idea of "collective punishment". Video from: ...
Lightbulb still burning 110 years on
2011 06 16
Livermore, California (Reuters) Livermore, California gears up to celebrate a bright ray in the town, a light bulb which has been burning since 1901. The Northern California town of Livermore is once again preparing to celebrate a light bulb that has been glowing for more than a century. The four-watt workhorse has shone more-or-less continuously since 1901. A lightbulb in a California ...
Scientists predict rare ’hibernation’ of sunspots?
2011 06 15
For years, scientists have been predicting the Sun would by around 2012 move into solar maximum, a period of intense flares and sunspot activity, but lately a curious calm has suggested quite the opposite. According to three studies released in the United States on Tuesday, experts believe the familiar sunspot cycle may be shutting down and heading toward a pattern of ...
Federal Grand Jury Investigates War Crimes and Torture in Death of ’the Iceman’ at Abu Ghraib, Other CIA Abuses
2011 06 15
Haunted by Homicide: Al-Jamadi’s death may be the best-known unresolved case that Durham was tasked with investigating. Despite worldwide publicity, including the publication of photographs of grinning U.S. military personnel posed over the victim’s body, only a single officer faced court-martial. But he was found innocent in connection with the death of al-Jamadi, a suspected terrorist. Navy SEALs injured al-Jamadi ...
The New Powers the FBI Just Granted Itself
2011 06 14
The Federal Bureau of Investigations has rewritten its own operations manual, giving its agents more autonomy than ever to conduct low-level searches without a paper trail. Some of the new powers trouble privacy activists even though they’re perfectly legal. Here’s what FBI agents will be allowed to do under the new guidelines:
Debt crisis could trigger new economic meltdown: Obama
2011 06 14
Delay in raising the US debt ceiling could reverse the fledgling recovery and trigger a new economic meltdown, US President Barack Obama said in a interview broadcast Tuesday. "We could actually have a reprise of a financial crisis, if we play this too close to the line," Obama told NBC television’s "Today Show" program.
8 Fighter-jet engines ’stolen from Israeli base’
2011 06 14
Israel’s military police on Monday opened an inquiry into the theft of airplane parts, a spokeswoman said without confirming press reports that eight fighter-jet engines had been stolen. "The military police have opened an inquiry into the matter," she told AFP without giving further detail or confirming reports of the theft from Tel Nof airbase near Tel Aviv. Air force officials quoted ...
Strong earthquakes rock shaken New Zealand city - again
2011 06 14
This has not been a great year for those in the business of predicting natural disasters – just ask Harold Camping, the Christian radio broadcaster who prophesied that the world as we know it would end last month. Scientists in New Zealand, however, are (perhaps not so surprisingly) better at their predictions; though they might be ruing their talent in the ...
"A Gay Girl in Damascus" - How the Hoax Unfolded
2011 06 13
For months Tom MacMaster convinced thousands of readers – including some media organisations – that his hoax blog “A Gay Girl in Damascus” was genuine. Here were examine how events unfolded which led to the diary being exposed as the work of the a married American man studying at the University of Edinburgh.
Leading Anthropologist Says Human Beings "Extinction Proof"
2011 06 13
The theory that human beings may be extinction-proof has been put forward by a leading anthropologist. Darren Curnoe, a senior Lecturer at University of New South Wales, made the argument in an article published on academic website on The Conversation. He advances the theory that comparing historical extinction rates among humans and animals shows how the advent of mass farming some ...
IMF hit by ’very major’ cyber security attack
2011 06 13
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it has been targeted by a sophisticated cyber attack. Officials at the fund gave few details but said the attack earlier this year had been "a very major breach" of its systems, the New York Times reports.The cyber attack took place over several months, and happened before former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested over ...
Woman set to give birth from her own mother’s womb after world-first transplant
2011 06 13
A young biology teacher is preparing to have her mother’s womb transplanted into her - in the hope she can have a baby, carrying it in the same womb that carried her. Sara Ottosson, 25, was born without reproductive organs. But her mother, Eva Ottosson, 56, a Nottingham-based businesswoman, has agreed to take part in the groundbreaking procedure - becoming the ...
University films students suspected of extremism
2011 06 13
Confidential documents relating to a "major Islamist plot" have revealed that security staff from a leading university have been filming students on campus as a method of monitoring potential extremists.Student Sabir had downloaded an al-Qaida training manual as part of research for a dissertation. The manual was available in the university’s own library and versions are available from retailers like ...
40 years after explosive leak of Pentagon Papers, secret Vietnam war study coming out in whole
2011 06 13
Forty years after the explosive leak of the Pentagon Papers, a secret government study chronicling deception and misadventure in U.S. conduct of the Vietnam War, the report is coming out in its entirety on Monday. The 7,000-page report was the WikiLeaks disclosure of its time, a sensational breach of government confidentiality that shook Richard Nixon’s presidency and prompted a Supreme Court ...
Upcoming total lunar eclipse will be an unusually long one (June 2011)
2011 06 13
The year’s first total eclipse of the moon will last an unusually long time, a rare celestial treat for a wide swath of the globe. Except if you’re in the United States and Canada. North America will be left out of Wednesday’s lunar spectacle, which will be visible from start to finish from eastern Africa, central Asia, the Middle East and ...
Four people murdered in "Research Triangle Park": RTP houses global Pharma, Tech, Banking, R&D firms
2011 06 13
Four people have been found shot to death along a highway in a North Carolina business research park. The Durham County Sheriffs Office says the bodies of three women were found early Saturday in a car on N.C. Highway 54 in Research Triangle Park, while the body of a man was outside the car. Lt. Stan Harris says the shootings werent ...
Did dreams of computer utopia cause economic collapse?
2011 06 11
Silicon Valley in the 1990s. Excitement filled the air. Hopeful entrepreneurs drove fast cars to their shiny workplaces, where they discussed the boundless possibilities arising from the technological explosion unfolding before their eyes. They progressed in leaps and bounds towards their utopia: a self-stabilising network of human beings who could be free of state control and country borders.
A Review of Adam Curtis's "All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace"
2011 06 11
The fear that “too much freedom” leads to anarchy (and that anarchy is inherently unpleasant and dangerous) is one of Curtis’s running themes. Curtis focuses heavily on Rand throughout the programme, creating “an Ayn Rand shaped straw man” that he proceeded to beat like a child going at a piñata. It was particularly notable that Curtis dwelt on Rand’s personal ...
Prince Andrew should be questioned because he 'knows the truth' about billionaire U.S. paedophile
2011 06 11
Prince Andrew should be questioned in the FBI investigation against Jeffrey Epstein, says Virginia Roberts The Duke of York should be questioned over his knowledge of billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, one the American financier's victims said today. Virginia Roberts alleged that the Royal could give 'valuable' insight to the FBI investigation against Epstein, a convicted sex offender. The Wall Street financier was ...
Swedish Zionist Ewa Björling Attends the Bilderberg Meeting
2011 06 11
Here is Ewa Björling at the 2009 Sweden-Israel National Association held at Västerås City Hall. I'm always amused to see whom of the Bilderberg Attendants are from Sweden. Usually there are three to five ...or so. You always get "the regulars" like former Prime Minister of Sweden and current Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt and Jacob Wallenberg, Chairman of Investor. No change ...
Hillary Clinton to Head World Bank?
2011 06 10
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been in discussions with the White House about leaving her job next year to become head of the World Bank, sources familiar with the discussions said on Thursday. The former first lady and onetime political rival to President Barack Obama quickly became one of the most influential members of his Cabinet after she began ...
Iceland "Crowdsources" its next Constitution
2011 06 10
Country recovering from collapse of its banks and government is using social media to get citizens to share their ideas. It is not the way the scribes of yore would have done it but Iceland is tearing up the rulebook by drawing up its new constitution through crowdsourcing. As the country recovers from the financial crisis that saw the collapse ...
NASA Voyager Discover Magnetic 'Bubbles' At Solar System's Edge
2011 06 10
NASA's twin Voyager spacecraft have made a baffling discovery along their journey to the outer limits of the solar system. Scientists studying the Voyager data noticed what may be giant magnetic bubbles located in the heliosphere, the region of our solar system that separates us from the violent solar winds of interstellar space. The bubbles, scientists believe, form when the sun's magnetic ...
GMO BASF potato "Amflora" coming to Sweden?
2011 06 10
Support the activists who are preventing the planting of the risky GMO potato Amflora in the North of Sweden. Ask the Swedish government to ban the cultivation of the GMO potato just like other countries already did. On the one hand the Swedish government is acknowledging that the European risk assessment of GMOs is too weak and asks the EU ...
Germany’s superbug is weaponized with Bubonic Plague DNA
2011 06 10
Food Freedom has deliberately refrained from posting any suggestion that Germany’s superbug is related to biowarfare, until further evidence emerged. Various sources now corroborate this story, including The Atlantic: “On Tuesday [May 31], the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung reported that [leading German E. coli researcher Helge] Karch had discovered that the O104:H4 bacteria responsible for the current outbreak is a ...
Foreskin Man Outrages Jewish Community
2011 06 10
An anti-circumcision cartoon is generating outrage in the Jewish community. Yep ban those evil Nazi comics ... mutilation of childrens genitals, not a problem! Video from: youtube.com
Apple’s Jobs shows off "spaceship" headquarters plan
2011 06 09
Cupertino City Council is likely to approve Apple’s plans to build a new four-story spaceship-like HQ in the city, which would house around 12,000 staff. In response to Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ presentation to the council, Cupertino Mayor Gilbert Wong said: "There is no chance that we’re saying no [to Apple]. The Mothership has landed in Cupertino." Jobs on Tuesday unveiled ...
Worse than meltdown, ’melt-through’ has occurred at Fukushima; Official suggests Japan could become ’uninhabitable’
2011 06 09
Recent reports confirming that Reactors 1, 2, and 3 of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility completely melted just hours after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area on March 11 (http://www.naturalnews.com/032537_F...) have been trumped by even worse news that those same reactors have all likely "melted through," a situation that according to Japan’s Daily Yomiuri DY is "the worst ...
New Airport Security Check Will Feature Iris Scans, Information Chips in Passports
2011 06 09
Eye scanners and information chips inside passports may soon be coming to an airport near you as the airline industry seeks to sharply reduce security check-in time and inconvenience. The International Air Transport Association unveiled a mock-up Tuesday in Singapore of what it dubbed the "Checkpoint of the Future," where passengers separated by security risk would walk through one of three ...
One Brain, Hundreds of Eyes: Darpa Plots Manhunt Master Controller
2011 06 08
Thought military tracking technology couldn’t get any creepier? Hold onto your tinfoil hats and hide behind the nearest curtain because the next generation of manhunting gear just took another step closer to reality. The Pentagon’s bleeding-edge research shop, Darpa, announced this week that it awarded a $14 million contract to defense contractor SAIC to build Insight, its system-of-systems effort to mashup ...
The Moon’s Electrical Craters
2011 06 08
New research from NASA’s Lunar Science Institute indicates that the solar wind may be charging certain regions at the lunar poles to hundreds of volts as the solar wind flows over natural obstructions on the moon,according to calculations by NASA’s Lunar Science Institute team. Polar lunar craters are of interest because of resources, including water ice, which exist there. The moon’s ...
British Foreign Secretary Says Bombing of Libya to Last Beyond Christmas
2011 06 08
British Foreign Secretary William Hague was flown into Libya under heavy guard to perform a walk-about with al-Qaeda and the propped up opposition to Muammar Gaddafi.A couple hours later, NATO bombed Tripoli as the Russians warned that the globalist military operation is sliding towards a land campaign. Russia had earlier expressed alarm over NATO’s deployment of British and French attack ...
No bodies found in Texas home after psychic tip
2011 06 08
A false tip from a psychic prompted Texas authorities to swarm a rural home searching for a nonexistent mass grave and up to 30 bodies, including those of dismembered children. A few hours later it was clear the tip was nothing more than a gruesome wild goose chase. "There’s no crime scene," Liberty County Judge Craig McNair told reporters as deputies, Texas ...
’Dramatic’ solar flare could disrupt Earth communications
2011 06 08
An unusual solar flare observed by a NASA space observatory on Tuesday could cause some disruptions to satellite communications and power on Earth over the next day or so, officials said. This 2006 Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) Extreme ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (EIT) image shows a flare on the Sun. An unusual solar flare observed by a NASA space observatory on ...
Japan Finally Admits TOTAL Meltdown at 3 Nuclear Reactors Within Hours of Earthquake...
2011 06 07
... And More Than DOUBLES Estimate of Radiation Released After Accident. "Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant experienced full meltdowns at three reactors in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami in March, the country’s Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters said. The nuclear group’s new evaluation goes further than previous statements in describing the extent of the damage caused by an ...
Did an Amateur Astronomer Spot a Secret Mars Base? (Video)
2011 06 07
A self-described "armchair astronaut" claims to have identified a human (or alien) base on Mars. David Martines noticed a mysterious rectangular structure that appears to be on the Red Planet’s surface while trolling the planetary surface using Google Mars, a new map program created from compiled satellite images of the planet. Screenshot of GoogleMars image. TheCosmicLaw "This is a video of something ...
Carbon Dating Indicates the Bosnian Pyramid Built Over 10,000 Years Ago
2011 06 06
As reported by Bosnian-Pyramid.com: Radiocarbon dating confirmed: Bosnia’s Moon Pyramid was built about ten thousand years ago! Who says there are no pyramids in Bosnia? Radiocarbon dating method confirmed that the Bosnian Pyramid of the Moon was built about ten thousand years ago! The Bosnian Pyramid of the Moon at nighfall. SLAVONSKI BROD, CROATIA - Dr. Sam Osmanagic, one of the most controversial anthropologists ...
Bruce Lipton: Has Modern Science Bankrupted Our Souls?
2011 06 06
We are truly living in exciting times. The challenges and crises facing the world today are portents of imminent change in civilization. We are on the threshold of an incredible global evolutionary shift. The current panoply of global crises collectively reveals we are facing our own extinction. Scientists acknowledge that the current degradation of the environment and the massive loss of ...
Hypnotist trips, gets ’knocked out’ during show - 3 people left hypnotised on stage
2011 06 06
David Days was performing at Portland’s Royal Manor Theatre on Friday when he tripped over a participant’s leg. Three people were left hypnotised on stage when a hypnotist allegedly knocked himself out during a show. "He was out for a little while and that is why we asked the audience to leave."
The Grinning Man: Alien, Apparition or MIB?
2011 06 06
Eyewitnesses claim that the Grinning Man is a looming figure who stands well over 6-feet tall. His head is said to be devoid of any hair and his dark, beady eyes are nestled unnaturally far apart in his domed skull. Some observers are so perturbed that they are later unable to recall whether he even had a nose or ears, ...
Could Conjoined Twins Share a Mind?
2011 06 06
Twins joined at the head — the medical term is craniopagus — are one in 2.5 million, of which only a fraction survive. The way the girls’ brains formed beneath the surface of their fused skulls, however, makes them beyond rare: their neural anatomy is unique, at least in the annals of recorded scientific literature. Their brain images reveal what ...
The Berlin Patient Cured of AIDS?
2011 06 06
Timothy Ray Brown dubbed "The Berlin Patient" is the first HIV patient ever cured of the AIDS virus after a successful bone marrow stem cell transplant. When the word "cure" surfaces in a conversation about a deadly virus discovered 30-years ago, skeptics abound and challenge claims of total eradication. It’s understandable why there is so much pessimism about the AIDS virus. After ...
Obama Deregulates GMO Crops Despite Supreme Court Injunction
2011 06 06
Early this spring, while the world was distracted by Egypt’s uprising, President Barack Obama pushed the Secretary of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to deregulate genetically engineered alfalfa and sugar beets in the United States. The USDA came through as he directed, totally deregulating these Monsanto-patented genes in early February.
Imperial Eye on Pakistan
2011 06 06
As the purported assassination of Osama bin Laden has placed the focus on Pakistan, it is vital to assess the changing role of Pakistan in broad geostrategic terms, and in particular, of the changing American strategy toward Pakistan. The recently reported assassination was a propaganda ploy aimed at targeting Pakistan. To understand this, it is necessary to examine how America ...
Dramatic tornadoes cause heavy damage in Massachusetts, 4 deaths (Video)
2011 06 06
Video from: YouTube.com "An EF-3 Tornado tracks from West Springfield across North End Bridge & Memorial Bridge into downtown Springfield. Water siphoned up and mixes with debris. Western Massachusetts hit by 3 tornadoes June 1st, 2011; thus far 4 deaths. Footage is from CBS-3 remote operated camera atop a building- hence no sound." Video from: YouTube.com
"Dr. Death", Kevorkian dies at 83
2011 06 05
Jack Kevorkian built his suicide machine with parts gathered from flea markets and stashed it in a rusty Volkswagen van. But it was Kevorkian’s audacious attitude that set him apart in the debate over doctor-assisted suicide. The retired pathologist who said he oversaw the deaths of 130 gravely ill people burned state orders against him, showed up at court in costume ...
Pentagon warns that cyber-attacks will be seen as ’acts of war’
2011 06 04
Deliberate cyber-attacks by any foreign nation on vital computer networks in the United States may be considered an "act of war" that could be met by a full-blown military response, say officials in Washington. The stern warning comes as the Pentagon hurries to complete a new policy blueprint on defending America’s transport, power and defence systems against enemies digitally insinuating themselves, ...
Propaganda Alert: Wall Street "Exposé" Inside Job, Directed by CFR Shill
2011 06 03
My curiosity was piqued when a friend told me of the upcoming Wall Street documentary exposé ‘Inside Job’. It’s got some pretty good reviews, and perhaps it will pack enough punch to educate the general public about the theft of taxpayer money that constituted the euphemistically termed ‘bailout’. Online reviews have praised the film, “A wake-up call of ...
Mitterrand’s Great - Unknown - Work
2011 06 02
When Khufu built the Great Pyramid, little may he have known that millennia later, his pyramid would be remembered as the greatest monument ever erected by a head of state. Still, it is logical to assume that even in his days, the pyramid was seen as a major accomplishment. In modern France, President François Mitterrand, nicknamed “the Sphinx”, may – ...
Swedish king fights stripper scandal
2011 06 02
Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf has given a rare interview in an attempt to quash a swelling scandal, flatly rejecting media reports he had visited strip clubs and even had indirect contact with organised crime. In a long interview with the TT news agency published late on Monday, Sweden's head of state denied recent reported claims from a former mafia ...
Government Opposes Commission to Investigate Swedish King
2011 06 02
The Swedish government Wednesday rejected a proposal to appoint a commission to look into allegations that friends of the king have been in contact with criminals, while a leading daily called for the king to abdicate. King Carl Gustaf's approval ratings have tumbled in the wake of the publication last year of an unauthorized biography alleging that he had risked his ...
Poll Shows Swedes Want King to Abdicate
2011 06 02
A majority of the people of Sweden want King Carl XVI Gustav to abdicate and hand over power to Crown Princess Victoria in the next decade, according to a recent poll. The Internet poll, published in the Swedish daily Expressen, was conducted shortly after new reports were printed about the king's womanizing and shady connections. Some 59 percent of the respondents ...
Twenty-Five Rules of Disinformation
2011 06 02
Preface: This handy set of rules covers most of the games which disinformation artists play on the Internet (and offline). When you know the tricks, you’ll be able to spot the games. Even if you’ve read this list before, you might be surprised at how useful it is to brush up on these tricks. 1. Hear no evil, see no evil, ...
Cell Phones Caused Mysterious Worldwide Bee Deaths, Study Finds
2011 06 02
Cellphone transmissions may be responsible for a mysterious, worldwide die off in bees that has mystified scientists. According to a story in The Daily Mail, the bees were able to tell when the handsets were making and receiving calls. They responded by making the high pitched squeaks that usually signal the start of swarming. "This study shows that the presence of ...
Nanofilters could stall looming water crisis
2011 06 02
Carbon nanotubes may revolutionise the process of converting salt water to fresh water and provide an energy-saving solution to the increasing global demand for fresh drinking water, researchers say. In a new report, computer modelling was used to study how fluid flows at the molecular level. One of their aims was to find the optimum design for a carbon nanotube (CNT) ...
Oz girl solves mystery of universe’s missing mass
2011 06 02
MELBOURNE: Astrophysicists have for long baffled with the universe’s "missing mass" puzzle . Now, an Australian student claims to have finally cracked the scientific conundrum. Physicists knew that universe contained more mass than was visible in planets, stars and other objects — but didn’t know where to find it. They estimated about half the mass required to keep the universe functioning ...
Americas Prison Economy
2011 06 02
US judges tragic kickback greed exposes prison system profiteering With well over 2 million people in jail - the U.S. has the world's biggest prison population. But some are seeing the inside of a cell because dodgy judges are getting payback from the private sector. RT's Gayane Chichakyan reports on those dishing out justice for a fee. In prison for debt If owing ...
New house, by Nauhaus, in West Asheville - The Power of Hemp
2011 06 02
Off a busy street in West Asheville full of traditional homes is what Jeff Buscher believes is a glimpse of the future. It’s his family’s home, an energy-smart, three-level house whose walls are made of hemp. The way the house is built, it uses very little energy – 85 percent less than a conventional house built to code. On the ...
Who Will Take the Radioactive Rods from Fukushima?
2011 06 02
The Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has allocated 1 trillion yen ($12 billion) in funds for nuclear waste disposal. Areva, the French nuclear monopoly, has teamed up with Tepco to find an overseas storage site. So far, the Tepco-Areva team have quietly contacted three Asian countries - Kazakhstan, China and Mongolia -- to set up a center for "reprocessing", a ...
Two cops, a patrol car, a helicopter and thermal imaging equipment to get boy who kicked ball into greenhouse
2011 06 01
When schoolboy Tom Clarke accidentally kicked his football through a neighbour’s greenhouse, he might have expected a scolding. But 30 minutes later a police patrol car, two officers and the force helicopter armed with thermal imaging cameras were on his trail, in scenes reminiscent of a Hollywood manhunt. And when officers tracked down the 15-year-old, he was told the mishap had been ...
NATO becoming "occupying force": Furious Karzai bans ’house bombing’, killing of civilians
2011 06 01
Afghan President Hamid Karzai issued a furious warning over civilian casualties in the war Tuesday, saying the US-led foreign military risks becoming an "occupying force" if fatal air strikes continue. In some of his strongest remarks yet, Karzai harked back to Afghanistan’s long history of "dealing with occupying forces" such as the Soviet Union and reiterated that bombing the homes of ...
Homeland security deploys mind-reading hardware
2011 06 01
The US Department of Homeland Security has begun field testing new technology which it thinks can identify people who intend to commit a terrorist act, just by looking at them. According to the magazine Nature, which we get for the spot the Schroedinger’s cat competition, the US spooks have been conducting tests of Future Attribute Screening Technology (FAST) in the past ...
US will start WW3 if war expands to Pakistan (Video)
2011 06 01
"Amid the fallout between Washington and Islamabad over the killing of Osama Bin Laden, RT spoke to Hamid Gul, former chief of Pakistan’s Intelligence Agency. He calls the US a haughty empire spoiled by a sense of authority." Video from: YouTube.com
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