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February 2013
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Bahrain bans ’Anonymous’ Guy Fawkes mask
2013 02 28
Distinctive masks favored by protesters the world over have been banned for import into Bahrain, on pain of arrest. Guy Fawkes mask owners, beware: the "V for Vendetta" style masks favored by protesters the world over have been banned from import into Bahrain, and offenders could face prison time. Hassan Fakhro, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Industry and Commerce Minister, announced ...
EU agrees to cap bankers’ bonuses
2013 02 28
A new cap on bankers’ bonuses agreed overnight in Brussels was hailed by its supporters as a breakthrough to rein in the financial sector, but dismissed by critics as a reckless move that would drive bankers abroad or force up their base pay. Bankers in Europe could be barred from receiving bonuses equal to more than their base salaries as soon ...
Triumph for 9/11 truth activist in UK court - BBC Misrepresented Facts
2013 02 28
In an act of civil disobedience, Tony Rooke refused to pay a £130 TV license fee, alleging that the BBC intentionally misrepresented facts about the 9/11 attacks. Facing a judge Monday, Rooke was ’not convicted’ and did not have to pay the fine. Rooke, a documentary maker who made his protest against the BBC in Horsham Magistrates’ Court in West Sussex, ...
Aspartame in Milk Without a Label? Big Dairy Petitions FDA For Approval
2013 02 28
Two powerful dairy organizations, The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), are petitioning the Food and Drug Administration to allow aspartame and other artificial sweeteners to be added to milk and other dairy products without a label. The FDA currently allows the dairy industry to use "nutritive sweeteners" including sugar and high fructose corn syrup ...
HAARP Creates Artificial Aurora, Lights Up The Sky
2013 02 28
Sources are reporting that the US Naval Research Laboratory, and engineers from the Plasma Physics Division, have used HAARP (High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program)array to create an artificial version of an aurora borealis "that can be used to explore ionospheric occurrences and their impact on communications, navigation and space weather". Using the powerful HAARP transmitter in Gakona, Alaska, the lab ...
Andrew Collins and The Lost Caves of Giza
2013 02 28
UFOtv: "Beneath the pyramids of Egypt lies a lost underworld of catacombs, hewn chambers and cave tunnels that have remained unexplored for hundreds of years. They are alluded to in ancient texts and Arab legends, but have been left unexplored until today. They have now been rediscovered and investigated for the first time. What exactly does this subterranean realm tell ...
Cleopatra’s Murdered Sister - Found?
2013 02 27
An archaeologist who claimed to have found the bones of Cleopatra’s murdered half-sister says they are pinning their hopes on new forensic techniques to conclusively identify the remains. It was claimed that the remains of Princess Arsinöe IV, who was murdered more than 2,000 years ago on the orders of Egypt’s queen Cleopatra, were the first relics of the Ptolemaic dynasty ...
Bradley Manning: 1,000 days in detention and secrecy still reigns
2013 02 27
The WikiLeaks suspect’s prosecution has been conducted with a complete absence of transparency – with worrying implications for free speech On Saturday Bradley Manning will mark his 1,000th day imprisoned without trial. In the course of those thousand days, from the moment he was formally put into pre-trial confinement on 19 May 2010 on suspicion of being the source of the ...
Pope Benedict Will Keep the Name But Lose the Shoes
2013 02 27
Along with many secrets, Pope Benedict will apparently be keeping his titles and honorifics. However, he will be losing the material fripperies of office. In the grand scheme of things, shoes are considered mundane, necessary items, but Benedict’s distinctive shoes received such scrutiny because of the symbolism involved in the choice of colour - blood. What is it about red shoes? Conjuring ...
Pandora’s Lunchbox: An Inside Look at Processed Foods
2013 02 27
You’ve heard of pink slime. You know trans fats are cardiovascular atrocities. You’re well aware that store-bought orange juice is essentially a scam. But, no matter how great of a processed-food sleuth you are, chances are you’ve never set food inside a processing plant to see how many of these products are actually made. Writer Melanie Warner, whose new exposé-on-the-world-of-processed-foods book, Pandora’s Lunchbox, ...
IMF: ’World Economy Could End as We Know It ...’
2013 02 27
Christine Lagarde: "2013 Will Be Make or Break" Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, cautioned at the World Economic Forum in Davos that Europe must continue to guard against a relapse in 2013. Speaking at an event honoring women leaders hosted by Credit Suisse in partnership with Newsweek and The Daily Beast, Lagarde was joined by Egyptian ...
The 1993 World Trade Center Bombing: 20 Years On
2013 02 27
Like so many major terrorist attacks, the World Trade Center (WTC) bombing of February 1993 occured shortly after the US presidential election. The incoming Bill Clinton was confronted with a new menace: Islamic terror had for the first time carried out a major strike on US soil. The first new president after the end of the Cold War ...
Devestating Consequences Around the World: Why The Drug War Is Unwinnable
2013 02 27
In a five-part series about lessons learned from the failed war on drugs, Jochen-Martin Gutsch and Juan Moreno of Der Spiegel explore possible solutions to a campaign that’s had "devastating consequences for individuals and societies around the world." The person who helps them establish the problem is legendary druglord Pablo Escobar’s former security chief, Jhon "Popeye" Velásquez, who currently resides in ...
Pull The Other One: Silverstein says calling 9/11 ‘act of war’ is a ‘shameful display of duplicity’
2013 02 26
Larry Silverstein is well known in 9/11 research circles. The real estate tycoon made strange and revealing remarks in a PBS documentary detailing the events of September 11, 2001. In a seeming blunder he revealed that there was an understanding, a plan, to ’pull’ the WTC 7 building (assumedly with explosive demolition) to stave off ’further loss of life’. This, however, goes ...
The Quickening Art: The True Healing Power of Music
2013 02 26
The true power of music - it connects us to who we were and who we are, our deepest memories, and our truest self:
Secret Space War: America’s Former Nazi Scientists Dream of Ruling the World
2013 02 26
In an exclusive interview with the Voice of Russia, Bruce Gagnon shares little known facts about the militarization of space by the United States, the development of first strike space drones and the foundation of the US military industrial complex by Nazi scientists bent on victory in World War III. If you thought missile defense and drones were bad, you ...
Volunteers Mourn at Pauper Funerals
2013 02 26
"Thanks to the efforts of volunteers and students from some local high schools, the penniless are given proper goodbyes with funeral services at a local cemetery for the poor."
Brother of Oscar Pistorius faces culpable homicide charge
2013 02 26
The murder case involving Olympic star Oscar Pistorius took another unexpected turn Sunday with the news that his older brother, Carl, is himself facing charges for the death of a woman in a traffic accident. Carl Pistorius faces a charge of unlawful, negligent killing for a 2008 road death, “in which a woman motorcyclist sadly lost her life,” Kenneth Oldwage, the ...
Sunken continent discovered at the bottom of the Indian Ocean
2013 02 26
It isn’t quite Atlantis, but scientists from Norway, Germany and Britain have found what they say is a lost continent that they’ve named Mauritia at the bottom of the Indian Ocean. “We found zircons that we extracted from the beach sands, and these are something you typically find in a continental crust,” Trond Torsvik a professor from the University of Norway ...
Senate Intelligence Committee drops bin Laden film probe
2013 02 26
One day after "Zero Dark Thirty" failed to win major awards at the Oscars, a congressional aide said on Monday the Senate Intelligence Committee has closed its inquiry into the filmmakers’ contacts with the Central Intelligence Agency. The intelligence committee gathered more information from the CIA, film director Kathryn Bigelow, and screenwriter Mark Boal and will not take further action, according ...
Could a Comet Hit Mars in 2014?
2013 02 26
A recently discovered comet will make an uncomfortably-close planetary flyby next year — but this time it’s not Earth that’s in the cosmic crosshairs. According to preliminary orbital prediction models, comet C/2013 A1 will buzz Mars on Oct. 19, 2014. The icy interloper is thought to originate from the Oort Cloud — a hypothetical region surrounding the solar system containing countless ...
Columbine Survivor Warns of Dangers of Anti-depressants
2013 02 26
Today we are going to look back at the April 20, 1999 Columbine School massacre with the mother of one of the victims of that terrible shooting. Donna Taylor has agreed to share her own experience as a mother whose child was shot by a school classmate. Donna Taylor comes forward to talk on the Medical Whistleblower ...
Nanoparticles Are in Our Food, Clothing and Medicine -- And No One Knows for Sure How Dangerous They Might Be
2013 02 25
Inside nanotechnology’s little universe of big unknowns. A pair of scientists, sporting white clean-suits complete with helmets and face masks, approach a prefab agricultural greenhouse in a clearing at Duke University’s Research Forest. Inside are two long rows of wooden boxes the size of large horse troughs, which hold samples of the natural world that surrounds them—the pine groves and rhododendron ...
FDA Gives Sole Herbal Product Rights to Big Pharma
2013 02 25
The FDA has taken a freely-available herbal product, sap of the dragon’s blood tree, defined it as the drug Fulyzac, & handed it to Big Pharma. Nature’s gift is being polluted. What you get after Big Pharma and & the FDA get their hands on it has lost much of its value and often been rendered into a poison, the ...
Autonomous weapons, killer robots must be stopped
2013 02 25
Autonomous weapons’, which could be ready within a decade, pose grave risk to international law, claim activists A new global campaign to persuade nations to ban “killer robots” before they reach the production stage is to be launched in the UK by a group of academics, pressure groups and Nobel peace prize laureates. Robot warfare and autonomous weapons, the next step from ...
Dead French Photographer was State Department-Funded – Embedded With Al Qaeda
2013 02 25
Further indication of the depraved nature of the West’s campaign against Syria, and the depraved nature of its institutions, methods, and faux-NGOs, vindicating a growing trend of ejecting Western “journalists” and NGO’s from an ever increasing number of nations, it is revealed that a French photographer recently killed in Syria was embedded with terrorist militants in Idlib, northern Syria, and ...
India to launch mission to Mars this year, says president
2013 02 25
India will launch its first mission to Mars this year, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday, as the emerging Asian nation looks to play catch up in the global space race alongside the United States, Russia and its giant neighbor China. "Several space missions are planned for 2013, including India’s first mission to Mars and the launch of our first navigational ...
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt
2013 02 25
What was daily life like in ancient Egypt? That was the question we pondered with this week’s Em Hotep Digest. How did Egyptian families get along? What was town and home life like? What did they eat and drink? How did they attire themselves? What did they do for entertainment? All these issues ...
Early Human Burials Varied Widely but Most Were Simple
2013 02 25
A new study from the University of Colorado Denver shows that the earliest human burial practices in Eurasia varied widely, with some graves lavish and ornate while the vast majority were fairly plain. “We don’t know why some of these burials were so ornate, but what’s striking is that they postdate the arrival of modern humans in Eurasia by almost 10,000 ...
Rothschild versus Rothschild: How a financial genius was brought down by his own cousin
2013 02 25
Over a lingering lunch with a friend in the City of London some years ago, Baron David de Rothschild, the French head of the global Rothschild banking dynasty, was asked if he saw his thrusting young British cousin, Nat Rothschild, as his possible successor. The baron, a stylish figure of the old school, thought for a moment as he sipped a ...
Floating Solar Islands
2013 02 25
Solar Islands -- a concept by CSEM, Switzerland. ...costing $5M and about 100 meters wide with a peak power generation of roughly 1 megawatt. The plant will produce energy by concentrating solar power onto pipes containing water. The water will boil, and be used to spin turbines. Once shipped off-shore, the islands could be used to convert seawater to hydrogen, allowing ...
Papal resignation linked to inquiry into ’Vatican gay officials’, says paper
2013 02 22
Pope’s staff decline to confirm or deny La Repubblica claims linking ’Vatileaks’ affair and discovery of ’blackmailed gay clergy’ A potentially explosive report has linked the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI to the discovery of a network of gay prelates in the Vatican, some of whom – the report said – were being blackmailed by outsiders. The pope’s spokesman declined to confirm ...
When Will an Asteroid Finally Strike Earth?
2013 02 22
Apophis was an ancient Egyptian spirit – an evil entity that threatened the sun god Ra during Ra’s travels through the underworld. Such an entity of death seems to be the perfect name for the asteroid that poses the most serious threat to the earth. This massive asteroid – the 99942 Apophis – measures an astonishing 1,066 feet (325 meters) wide, ...
France’s Hollande Invades Mali, Wins UNESCO Peace Prize
2013 02 22
Give that man a prize! He deserves it. Barack Obama walked off with the big one as soon as he was elected. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. What exactly US President Obama did to deserve the prize is unclear. He’s authorized the drone-killing of US citizens around the world without due process. He’s talked about removing troops from Afghanistan. ...
Texas bans shooting immigrants from helicopters
2013 02 22
Officials in Texas announced on Thursday that State Troopers would no longer be allowed to open fire on suspects from helicopters after the recent killing of two immigrants. While announcing the new policy, Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw insisted that the ban on aerial shootings had nothing to do with the October 2012 death of two Guatemalan immigrants, ...
Psychopath vs Sociopath
2013 02 22
Psychopathy and sociopathy are both anti-social personality disorders. While both these disorders are the result of an interaction between genetic predispositions and environmental factors, psychopathy leans towards the hereditary whereas sociopathy tends towards the environmental. Psychopaths are born with temperamental differences such as impulsivity, cortical underarousal, and fearlessness that lead them to risk-seeking behavior and an inability to internalize social norms. ...
DHS Contractor Apologizes For Selling Shooting Targets of Children
2013 02 22
“Offensive” cut-outs depicting pregnant women, gun owners in residential settings removed from website A company which received $2 million dollars from the DHS has apologized and taken offline “no more hesitation” shooting targets which depicted pregnant women, children, and elderly gun owners in residential settings as “non-traditional threats,” following an online uproar. As we first reported on Tuesday, Law Enforcement Targets Inc. ...
Lead detective in Oscar Pistorius case faces his own attempted murder charges
2013 02 22
Oscar Pistorius’ murder case took a sensational twist Thursday when it was revealed that the chief investigator who analyzed the scene of Reeva Steenkamp’s fatal shooting faces seven counts of attempted murder charges himself. Hilton Botha, whose stumbling and at times incoherent evidence on day two of Pistorius’ bail hearing gave the Blade Runner’s case a serious boost, was allegedly one ...
Climate Change in 12 Minutes - The Skeptic’s Case
2013 02 22
"We check the main predictions of the climate models against the best and latest data. Fortunately the climate models got all their major predictions wrong. Why? Every serious skeptical scientist has been consistently saying essentially the same thing for over 20 years, yet most people have never heard the message. Here it is, put simply enough for any lay reader ...
Researchers hope to use tree sap to create ’eco’ plastic
2013 02 22
Researchers at the University of South Carolina are hoping to develop safer plastics out of the sap of evergreen trees. Plastic is everywhere -- from food packaging, to children’s toys, to computer keyboards and mouses, it’s hard to imagine a world without it. It’s estimated that 1 billion tons of plastic has been discarded since the 1950s. Research suggests it will ...
Treasure-Filled Warrior’s Grave Found in Russia
2013 02 21
Hidden in a necropolis situated high in the mountains of the Caucasus in Russia, researchers have discovered the grave of a male warrior laid to rest with gold jewelry, iron chain mail and numerous weapons, including a 36-inch (91 centimeters) iron sword set between his legs. That is just one amazing find among a wealth of ancient treasures dating back ...
Russian meteorite: hunt for debris begins, but was it a comet?
2013 02 21
A race for cosmic souvenirs has begun after scientists said there were still many pieces of the meteorite that fell to earth near the Russian city of Chelyabinsk last week waiting to be found. The extraterrestrial origin of 53 rock fragments collected on the frozen surface of Lake Chebarkul was confirmed during analysis conducted by the Urals Federal University in the ...
European Bank CEO Admits: "The Whole Thing Is Doomed"
2013 02 21
As the European parliament attempts to create a budget and Draghi repeats how the temporary lull in European growth is merely a prelude to a growth renaissance in the second half of the year (not to be confused with the verbatim lie rehashed by European dignitaries in 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009), it appears a few leaks of truthiness are ...
CISPA IS BACK! Destroying Online Privacy
2013 02 21
Congress Is Trying to Kill Internet Privacy Again House lawmakers have reintroduced a bill that civil liberties groups say would destroy the right to Internet privacy as we know it. An earlier version of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA (pdf), passed the House back in April 2012; it died quickly under threat of presidential veto and widespread ...
How Reagan Promoted Genocide
2013 02 21
A newly discovered document reveals that President Reagan and his national security team in 1981 approved Guatemala’s extermination of both leftist guerrillas and their “civilian support mechanisms,” a green light that opened a path to genocide against hundreds of Mayan villages. Soon after taking office in 1981, President Ronald Reagan’s national security team agreed to supply military aid to the brutal ...
Prominent American Scientists Call For Eco-Dictatorship Under UN Rule
2013 02 21
Upcoming Scientific Publication: “(…) governments can and even should move beyond existent levels of public permission in order to shift norms, allowing public sentiment to later catch up with the regulation.” In a peer-reviewed paper by the American Institute of Biological Sciences titled “Social Norms and Global Environmental Challenges” (available ahead of print), to be published in the march 2013 edition ...
Obama Waives Bush Law Banning Child Soldiers
2013 02 21
Here’s a headline we’ll guarantee you simply won’t find in the mainstream media – On October 3, 2008, President George W. Bush signed into law “Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008,” a law that made it a federal crime to recruit or use soldiers under the age of 15. The law also gave the United States authority to “prosecute, deport or ...
What Ockham really said
2013 02 21
In the arsenal of eternal skeptics there are few tools more dramatically and more commonly used than Ockham’s razor. It is triumphantly applied to resolve arguments about ghosts (more parsimoniously seen as misperceptions by distraught family members or the suggestible), UFOs (evidently hoaxes and mistaken observations of natural phenomena) and telepathy (a “delusion” of wishful thinking and poorly-constructed tests). Born in ...
“100% certain”: 9/11 author was killed in black ops hit
2013 02 20
After a week-long on-site investigation, former National Security Agency officer Wayne Madsen is “100% certain” that 9/11 investigator and author Philip Marshall and his two children were killed in a black ops hit. Madsen’s conclusion is that the cover story – an alleged murder-suicide – is transparently absurd. Madsen stated his conclusions on yesterday’s Kevin Barrett show. Among the evidence cited ...
’Second’ Mona Lisa Deemed Authentic
2013 02 20
New tests appear to have confirmed thatthe Isleworth Mona Lisa — a painting thought to be an earlier version of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous portrait — is indeed authentic, reports the Guardian. The tests, including one by a specialist in “sacred geometry” – the geometry used in the planning and constructing of religious structures – and one by the Swiss Federal ...
Mystery of Henri IV’s missing head divides France
2013 02 20
Richard III may have had an ignominious resting place under a Leicester car park, but spare a thought for Henri IV. First the French monarch was disinterred from the royal sepulchre by revolutionaries and thrown into a mass grave. Then his head was cut off and – allegedly – turned up in the attic of a retired tax inspector. Worse, while ...
Insect Drone Swarms to be "Hidden in Plain Sight"
2013 02 20
As drone expert, P.W. Singer said, "At this point, it doesn’t really matter if you are against the technology, because it’s coming." According to Singer, "The miniaturization of drones is where it really gets interesting. You can use these things anywhere, put them anyplace, and the target will never even know they’re being watched." This is the promise made to be ...
"No More Hesitation": Disturbing Shooting Targets for Law Enforcement - Pregnant Women, Children, Elderly
2013 02 20
What if I told you police in your town could desensitize themselves to the idea of shooting a (armed) child, pregnant woman, or young mother, for just a couple of bucks? The "No More Hesitation" series from Law Enforcement Targets Inc. offers exactly that. For less than 99 cents per target, police can shoot at real-life images "designed to give ...
Treasury’s Audit of the Federal Reserve’s Gold Is Pure Propaganda
2013 02 20
The U.S. Treasury just released a new report claiming to have performed an audit of U.S. gold held by the Federal Reserve. To be blunt, the report is a complete joke. The report says that the Treasury’s Office of Inspector General performed an audit of the U.S. Treasury’s schedule of U.S. gold reserves held by the Federal Reserve. In other ...
Bulgarian government resigns amid growing protests
2013 02 20
Bulgaria’s government resigned on Wednesday after violent nationwide protests against high power prices, joining a long list of European administrations felled by austerity during Europe’s debt crisis. Prime Minister Boiko Borisov, a former bodyguard who swept to power in 2009 on pledges to root out corruption and raise living standards in the European Union’s poorest member, now faces a tough task ...
Massive Media Fumble: DHS 21.6 Million Rounds Purchase A Lie
2013 02 20
Earlier this month, Infowars.com reported that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) “is set to purchase . . . 21.6 million rounds of ammunition.” The article went on to explain how significant such a purchase would be by quoting that “during the height of active battle operations in Iraq, US soldiers used 5.5 million rounds of ammunition a month.” The writer ...
Was Pope Benedict fired by the Knights of Malta?
2013 02 19
Sometimes they’re “fired” by God, who has been known to dismiss them from this mortal coil. On other occasions, Satan – through one of his secret societies infesting the Vatican – slips the Pontiff one of those patented papal poisons. But Popes do not resign because they’re getting old. If you believe that Papal Bull, I have a “we killed Bin ...
Brennan Refuses to Rule Out Drone Assassinations Within the US
2013 02 19
In written responses to questions submitted by the Senate Intelligence Committee, John Brennan, the Obama administration’s nominee for director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), refused to rule out drone assassinations of American citizens on US soil. The committee on Friday released a declassified version of Brennan’s responses. Brennan, currently President Obama’s chief counterterrorism adviser, is the architect and director of ...
Oklahoma Man Dies In Fire, Spontaneous Combustion Not Ruled Out As Cause
2013 02 19
The Sheriff in an eastern Oklahoma county said his office is investigating what could be a case of spontaneous combustion. Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart told News On 6 that deputies were called to a house on Bawcom Road, between Sallisaw and Muldrow, around 10:50 a.m. Monday. A neighbor had reported seeing smoke coming out of a home. Lockhart said they found ...
Space Race: Russia to spend billions on asteroid defense
2013 02 19
Moscow believes an operable national defense against threats from outer space can be built within 10 years’ time. The 500-kiloton explosion of a space bolide above the Urals region has sped-up allocation of some $2 billion to prevent future threats. Russian scientists have presented a federal program designed to counteract space threats. Elaborated by the Institute of Astronomy at Russia’s Academy ...
Bhutan Aims to Be The First Fully Organic Nation
2013 02 19
The tiny Buddhist-majority nation wedged between China and India has an unusual and some say enviable approach to economic development, centred on protecting the environment and focusing on mental well-being. Its development model measuring “Gross National Happiness” instead of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been discussed at the United Nations and has been publicly backed by leaders from Britain and France, ...
Russia Meteor Blast Bigger Than Thought, NASA Says
2013 02 19
The meteor that exploded over Russia Friday was slightly larger than previously thought and more powerful, too, NASA scientists say. The Russian meteor explosion over the city of Chelyabinsk, on Friday (Feb. 15), injured more than 1,000 people and blew out windows across the region in a massive blast captured on cameras by frightened witnesses. Friday afternoon, NASA scientists estimated ...
Iran confiscates Buddha statues in crackdown on ’cultural invasion’
2013 02 19
Buddha statues have joined Barbie dolls and characters from The Simpsons as banned items in Iran. Officials are confiscating the statues from shops in the capital, Tehran, to stop the promotion of Buddhism, according to a report in the independent Arman daily. The Islamic republic has long fought against items such as Barbie toys to block western influence, but this appears to ...
McCain accuses Obama administration of ’massive’ Benghazi cover-up
2013 02 19
With information about the deaths of four Americans still forthcoming nearly half-a-year after a terrorist attack in Benghazi claimed their lives, Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) is suggesting that the truth is being concealed by a “massive cover-up." Sen. McCain, a ranking member of the Senate Committee on Armed Services and a former presidential hopeful, made his remarks during Sunday’s edition of ...
Russian lawmaker’s body found cemented in barrel
2013 02 19
The body of a Russian local lawmaker has been found cemented in a barrel, and a former government official has been accused of ordering the killing over an $80 million debt, officials said Monday. Mikhail Pakhomov, 37, [left] went missing last week. He was a member of the local legislature in Lipetsk, a city some 350 kilometres south of Moscow, and ...
"Riot" Software tracks people on social media, by Raytheon
2013 02 17
Link to the video on YouTube here Raytheon’s Riot program mines social network data like a ’Google for spies’, drawing ire from civil rights groups. A multinational security firm has secretly developed software capable of tracking people’s movements and predicting future behaviour by mining data from social networking websites. A video obtained by the Guardian reveals how an "extreme-scale analytics" system created by ...
While Left And Right Fight, Power Wins
2013 02 17
My experience with the American left and right leads to the conclusion that the left sees private power as the source of oppression and government as the countervailing and rectifying power, while the right sees government as the source of oppression and a free and unregulated private sector as the countervailing and rectifying power. Both are concerned with restraining ...
Pope Benedict to seek immunity and protection from Italian President Giorgio Napolitano on February 23
2013 02 15
International Tribunal calls on Napolitano to "not collude in criminality", and announces global campaign to occupy Vatican property and launch human rights inquiry in Italy. Rome (9 am local time): Pope Benedict, Joseph Ratzinger, has scheduled a meeting with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano for Saturday, February 23 to discuss securing protection and immunity from prosecution from the Italian government, according to Italian ...
UK police will be allowed to confiscate material from journalists
2013 02 15
Police are set to be given new powers to seize confidential material from journalists. In a worrying blow to Press freedom, the changes may also mean journalists will be forced to identify whistleblowers to the police. Critics said the Home Office proposals, which follow recommendations made by Lord Justice Leveson, would undermine investigative journalism and free speech. It is feared that the changes ...
Sorcery crackdown: Chechnya leader orders hard line on wizards
2013 02 15
Sorcerers, psychics, and faith healers may be on the way out in Chechnya, where the leader of the mountainous, overwhelmingly Muslim region in Russia’s Caucasus has ordered a crackdown on the practices. Kremlin-backed strongman Ramzan Kadyrov called on Chechens to steer clear of "charlatans" claiming to have magic powers, whom he accused of exploiting people’s sufferings for money. Ramzan Kadyrov called ...
Lab rats ’acquire sixth sense’
2013 02 15
US researchers have effectively given laboratory rats a "sixth sense" using an implant in their brains. An experimental device allowed the rats to "touch" infrared light - which is normally invisible to them. The team at Duke University fitted the rats with an infrared detector wired up to microscopic electrodes that were implanted in the part of their brains that processes tactile ...
Russian Meteor Explosion Not Caused by Asteroid Flyby, NASA Scientist Says
2013 02 15
The meteor explosion over Russia that injured more than 500 people and damaged hundreds of buildings was not caused by an asteroid zooming close by the Earth today (Feb.15), a NASA scientist says. NASA asteroid expert Don Yeomans, head of the agency’s Near-Earth Object Program Office, told SPACE.com that the object which exploded over a thinly inhabited stretch of eastern Europe ...
Asteroid 2012 DA14 will sweep close later today
2013 02 15
It’ll pass within the moon’s distance from Earth – closer than the orbits of geosynchronous satellites. But it won’t strike us in 2013. A near-Earth asteroid – called 2012 DA14 by astronomers – is passing very close to Earth today (February 15, 2013). Astronomers estimate that, when it’s closest to us, it’ll be within the orbit of the moon (which averages ...
Meteorite hits central Russia, more than 500 people hurt
2013 02 15
**Update** Latest reports suggest nearly 1000 people were injured due to the meteor blast over the Russian Urals, Feb 15, 2013. Nearly 1,000 hurt as 10-ton meteor screams across Russian sky A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb Friday, its sonic blasts shattering countless windows and injuring nearly 1,000 people. The ...
Chris Dorner’s Wallet Found – Twice!
2013 02 14
Chris Dorner’s wallet has been found now....twice. First we learn from USA Today that Chris Dorner’s wallet has miraculously been found within the charred remains of the cabin that he had been hiding out in and presumably died in. However, Chris Dorner’s wallet was also found last Thursday, according to this story in the LA Times. This guy Dorner has ...
Software that tracks your every move and predicts future behavior
2013 02 14
US defense giant Raytheon has developed a controversial software that uses social networking sites to track your movements, able to predict where a person will be and their future behavior. The program has drawn criticism from civil rights groups. A video obtained exclusively by The Guardian shows how software developed by the US defense contractor Raytheon, can gather vast amounts of ...
Groundbreaking new encryption app set to revolutionize privacy and freak out the feds
2013 02 14
For the past few months, some of the world’s leading cryptographers have been keeping a closely guarded secret about a pioneering new invention. Today, they’ve decided it’s time to tell all. Back in October, the startup tech firm Silent Circle ruffled governments’ feathers with a “surveillance-proof” smartphone app to allow people to make secure phone calls and send texts easily. Now, ...
Real-Life ’Vampire’ Addicted to Blood, Doctors Claim
2013 02 14
In a chilling case report, doctors in Turkey have described what they claim to be a real-life vampire with multiple personalities and an addiction to drinking blood. The 23-year-old married man apparently started out slicing his own arms, chest and belly with razor blades, letting the blood drip into a cup so he could drink it. But when he experienced compulsions ...
"Blade Runner" Paralympian Pistorius charged with murdering girlfriend
2013 02 14
South African "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged on Thursday with shooting dead his girlfriend at his upscale home in Pretoria. Police said they opened a murder case after a 30-year-old woman was found dead at the Paralympic and Olympic star’s house in the Silverlakes gated complex on ...
A sign from above? Lightning strikes Vatican after Pope Benedict resigns
2013 02 14
Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation came like a bolt from the blue overnight. And the weather around the Vatican was eerily appropriate, with lightning striking St Peter’s Basilica, one of the holiest Catholic sites, on the same day that Pope Benedict announced he would be stepping down. Global news agency Agence France-Presse published an image of lightning striking the basilica’s dome, which it ...
Resigning Pope Brings Doomsday Prophecy
2013 02 13
Is the world only a Pope away from the End? Yes, if you believe a chilling 12th-century prophecy. Attributed to St. Malachy, an Irish archbishop canonized in 1190, the Prophecy of the Popes would date to 1139. The document predicted that there would be only 112 more popes before the Last Judgment — and Benedict XVI is 111. The list of popes ...
Confirmed: There’s life in buried Antarctic lake
2013 02 13
Blobs and smears of microbial life growing in clear plastic disks are confirmation of a community living in a lake buried beneath the Antarctic ice, scientists studying the lake have said. Water retrieved from subglacial Lake Whillans contains about 1,000 bacteria per milliliter (about a fifth of a teaspoon) of lake water, biologist John Priscu of Montana State University told Nature ...
UN Land Grab Rapes Africa of Resources & Rebrands Dissenters as Rebels
2013 02 13
In East Timor, the site of land grabs of agricultural areas, families have been displaced causing hunger and poverty to escalate. The World Bank has been behind such terroristic measures, along with government interest groups and the UN. With the assistance of the UN, corporations have begun descending on Africa to aid in the securitization of their natural resources. Examples like ...
Freaky phenomenon shows hundreds of spiders hanging in midair in Brazil
2013 02 13
If you have arachnophobia, the fear of spiders, you might not want to watch this video, and if you watch this video, you just may end up becoming an arachnophobe. In Santo Antonio da Platina, Brazil, Erick Reis was shooting an engagement party for friends, and when he went outside, he saw an incredible sight. Hundreds, perhaps thousands of spiders ...
Hidden Artwork: A Serpent Lays Where No One Expects
2013 02 13
Is burying a giant granite snake beneath the path of unsuspecting visitors a brilliant and creative art and design move? Or is this an expensive case of ’The Emperor’s New Clothes’? Hidden artwork at the Knox revealed The serpent (a snake or snake-like entity) is one of the oldest and most widespread mythological symbols. The word is derived from Latin serpens, a ...
Did the police start fire that killed Christopher Dorner?
2013 02 13
[...]It is not yet clear how the fire at the cabin was started, but there is speculation that the police’s actions triggered the fire. The audio track of this video purports to be the conversation on police scanners as they surrounded the cabin where Dorner was hiding. The Guardian cannot confirm that the audio track is a genuine recording of the ...
Herring Apocalypse: Fish worth millions in exports die in Icelandic lake after building work suffocates them
2013 02 13
Stretching as far as the eye can see, dead herring blanket the ground in these chilling pictures taken today. It is not yet known what is causing the mass fish deaths in Iceland, but today’s grim find is the second such occurrence in two months. The herring, weighing an estimated 25,000 to 30,000 tonnes and worth £18.9million, were found floating dead in ...
Dorner manhunt ends at burned-out cabin, Questions Remain
2013 02 13
A strange ending to the vast manhunt carried out by U.S. law enforcement in the case of Christopher Dorner, former LAPD and Naval Officer suspected of 3 murders. On the afternoon of February 12, police narrowed their search to a cabin in a wooded area: Two deputies with the San Bernardino sheriff’s department were shot and wounded in Big Bear, north-east of ...
Drones May Be Our Only Hope! Manhunt Causes Mayhem, Suspends Reason
2013 02 12
Christopher Jordan Dorner (born June 4, 1979) is a former LAPD police officer and ex-United States Navy reservist. He is a named suspect in the 2013 Southern California shootings, a series of shooting attacks on civilians and police officers from February 3 to February 7 that left three people dead, including one police officer, and two police officers wounded. He ...
Bill Gates Dodges Questions on Why He Owns 500,000 Shares of Monsanto
2013 02 12
Bill Gates is primarily known as the multi-billionaire who Microsoft, the company behind the most popular computer operating system known as Windows. With this massive wealth, he has retired from leading Microsoft and now instead focuses his money and time on furthering genetically modified technology, geoengineering, experimental vaccinations, and preaching about how Monsanto is the answer to world hunger. It should ...
Curiosity Mars rover takes historic drill sample
2013 02 12
Nasa’s Curiosity Mars rover has finally drilled deep enough into a rock to acquire a powdered sample for analysis. The fine grey material from the 6cm-hole will be sieved and inspected before being delivered to the robot’s onboard labs in the coming days. It will represent a historic first in planetary exploration - never before has the interior of a rock on ...
Another Weird Shiny Thing on Mars
2013 02 12
The Curiosity Mars rover has found some strange-looking little things on Mars – you’ve likely heard of the Mars ‘flower,’ the piece of benign plastic from the rover itself, and other bright flecks of granules in the Martian soil. Now the rover has imaged a small metallic-looking protuberance on a rock. Visible in the image above (the green lines point ...
The Rat Scurries from the Vat: The Latest Coup in Rome
2013 02 12
The Ex Pope and the New Pope? Joseph Ratzinger (l) and the palace coup-master, Cardinal Bertone Theories are abounding this week now that the first pope in seven centuries is resigning his office. But as always, the most direct way to the truth behind the world’s oldest corporation is simply by following the money: and specifically, Vatican Bank money. Let’s put to ...
TSA Naked X-Ray Scanners To Be Used In Office Buildings
2013 02 12
TSA employees won’t be the only ones worrying about “cancer clusters” Government employees are set to be bombarded with radiation on a daily basis if a plan to move x-ray firing TSA body scanners into office buildings goes ahead. When the TSA announced last month that it was ending its contract with Rapiscan, makers of the controversial backscatter x-ray body scanners, the ...
Too Much European Integration? Romanian Donkey Meat In UK "Beef" Burgers
2013 02 11
Thanks to a law banning horses from Romanian roads, the ever-enterprising and integrated European Union workers have apparently found a use for the millions of horses and donkeys that were slaughtered. In a bizarre report from The Independent, it appears ’donkey meat’ has turned up on the shelves of British, French, and Swedish supermarket shelves (and no it doesn’t taste ...
What Ever Happened to “Question Authority?”
2013 02 11
There was a time in this country when the Left, or at least parts of the Left, really did question authority. Abby Hoffman, the Diggers, Berkeley “free speech.”  What happened? For instance, yesterday Chris Rock, once an irreverent comedian, told America to ” listen” to its “Dad.” By which he meant president Obama. He also said that the President was our ...
All Wars are Bankers’ Wars
2013 02 11
I know many people have a great deal of difficulty comprehending just how many wars are started for no other purpose than to force private central banks onto nations, so let me share a few examples, so that you understand why the US Government is mired in so many wars against so many foreign nations. There is ample precedent for ...
Freeman Dean Clifford Arrested
2013 02 11
Red Ice Radio Guest and "Freeman on the Land" Dean Clifford has reportedly been arrested by RCMP in Manitoba, Canada, and is being detained at a maximum security prison. He states he is being held based on his political beliefs. His website says the Freeman movement is not ’anti-government’, but ’pro-good-government’. From DeanClifford.info: Dean doesn’t pay Income or property Taxes, he doesn’t ...
Irish abuse victims welcome pope’s resignation
2013 02 11
A group representing victims of child abuse in Catholic-run institutions in Ireland on Monday welcomed the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI after "he promised a lot but delivered nothing". "This pope had a great opportunity to finally address the decades of abuse in the church but at the end of the day he did nothing but promise everything and in the ...
Bombshell: Pope Benedict XVI resigns
2013 02 11
"The Pope is not only the representative of Jesus Christ, he is Jesus Christ himself, hidden under the veil of flesh." ~Catholic National, July 1895 In a shocking announcement that will have widespread ramifications for the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI announced his retirement on 11 February citing deteriorating health and his inability to carry on his mission. The Guardian reports: Pope Benedict ...
Asteroid to Make Closest Flyby in History
2013 02 09
An artist’s conception of DA 14, the asteroid expected to whizz past Earth February 15 on the closest approach in history. Researchers keeping an eye on trajectory that will bring it within 18,000 miles of Earth. Talk about too close for comfort. In a rare cosmic encounter, an asteroid will buzz Earth next week, missing our planet by a mere 17,200 miles ...
UK Roboticists Build Rex, the Bionic Man
2013 02 08
Rex, the bionic man has arrived and is here to stay. At least for a month, stationed at the London Science Museum. Rex is a two-meter tall artificial human, constructed from the most sophisticated bionic and prosthetic technology its developers could get their hands on. Rex, which is short for Robotic EXoskeleton, was created for the British Channel 4 documentary ...
All The World Is Staged: Rigged Games and Match Fixing - Soccer Corruption Rampant
2013 02 08
Europol investigates football/soccer game fixing A wide-ranging match-fixing investigation has uncovered more than 680 suspicious matches - including World Cup and European Championship qualifiers and two Champions League games - and found evidence that a Singapore-based crime group is closely involved in match-fixing, Europol said Monday. The investigation by Europol, the European Union’s joint police body, found 380 suspicious matches in ...
Is Madeleine McCann Down Under? Reports in New Zealand
2013 02 08
Whenever someone calls the Queenstown, New Zealand, police to report that they’ve seen a little girl who looks just like Madeleine McCann, the 4-year-old Briton who disappeared from her parents’ holiday villa in Portugal the night of May 3, 2007, police know exactly whom they are talking about. They’ve been called to investigate a Maddie sighting five times in the ...
Obama’s CIA pick Brennan: Chose a life in the same dirty business, just a different cloth
2013 02 08
Obama’s CIA pick chose spycraft over priesthood John Brennan was headed for the priesthood when, while sitting idly on a bus as a student at Fordham University in the 1970s, he stumbled on a recruiting ad for the CIA. Now, after years of poring through intelligence, trekking with Mideast tribesmen and overseeing some of America’s most controversial and lethal counterterror missions, ...
3D Printing To Help Creation of Artificial Human Organs
2013 02 08
Researchers at a Scottish university say the technology will speed up progress towards the creation of artificial human organs. Scientists have taken a step closer to creating artificial human organs and using them for transplants after 3D printing produced clusters of stem cells. In the short term, the technique could be used to generate tissue for drug-testing currently carried out on animals. The ...
Justice Department memo justifies targeted killing of American Citizens
2013 02 08
The president’s partisan lawyers purport to vest him with the most extreme power a political leader can seize The most extremist power any political leader can assert is the power to target his own citizens for execution without any charges or due process, far from any battlefield. The Obama administration has not only asserted exactly that power in theory, but has ...
35 Ancient Pyramids Discovered in Sudan Necropolis
2013 02 07
At least 35 small pyramids, along with graves, have been discovered clustered closely together at a site called Sedeinga in Sudan. Discovered between 2009 and 2012, researchers are surprised at how densely the pyramids are concentrated. In one field season alone, in 2011, the research team discovered 13 pyramids packed into roughly 5,381 square feet (500 square meters), or ...
Danish critic of Islam Lars Hedegaard attacked in Copenhagen
2013 02 07
A gunman tried to shoot a Danish writer and prominent critic of Islam on Tuesday, but missed and fled after a scuffle with his intended victim, police and the writer said. Lars Hedegaard, who heads a group that claims press freedom is under threat from Islam, told The Associated Press he was shaken but not physically injured in the attack at ...
A 3D Printer That Generates Human Embryonic Stem Cells
2013 02 07
3-D printers can produce gun parts, aircraft wings, food and a lot more, but this new 3-D printed product may be the craziest thing yet: human embryonic stem cells. Using stem cells as the "ink" in a 3-D printer, researchers in Scotland hope to eventually build 3-D printed organs and tissues. A team at Heriot-Watt University used a specially designed ...
Comet ISON: NASA releases first photos of ’comet of the century’
2013 02 07
Comet ISON could put on a spectacular display in late November. Comet ISON could shine brighter than the moon in the night sky. Comet ISON was photographed by NASA’s Deep Impact probe earlier this month. A NASA spacecraft has captured its first photos of comet ISON, an icy wanderer that some scientists say could dazzle as a "comet of the century" ...
Spain’s Prime Minister Accused Of Receiving Illegal Cash Payments As Corruption Scandal Widens
2013 02 07
A corruption scandal blew up in Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s face over the past few days, sending the stock market down in a crash as bond yields surged dramatically. As opposition leaders call for his head, Rajoy rejected accusations that he and other top members of the Popular Party (PP) received illegal cash payments, promising to post his ...
Canada Scraps Penny, Goes After Nickel: The Path to Cashless Society?
2013 02 07
Will nickel follow penny out of Canadian coin circulation? 5-cent coin should be next to go, says economist As the penny is set to begin retirement next month, there are already calls to put the nickel out to pasture as well. [Mint officially ends distribution of Canadian penny - Feb 4, 2013] The Royal Canadian Mint starts collecting one-cent coins on Feb. 4 for ...
Dollar Collapse: Where is Germany’s Gold?
2013 02 07
The financial world was shocked this month by a demand from Germany’s Bundesbank to repatriate a large portion of its gold reserves held abroad. By 2020, Germany wants 50% of its total gold reserves back in Frankfurt – including 300 tons from the Federal Reserve. The Bundesbank’s announcement comes just three months after the Fed refused to submit to an ...
Ireland says sorry to the 10,000 women slaves of Catholic workhouses who were locked up and brutalised by nuns
2013 02 07
Women who had their childhoods ‘stolen away’, locked up in Catholic-run workhouses received a qualified apology from the Irish government yesterday. Over a period of 70 years, an estimated 10,000 were sent to the ‘Magdalene laundries’ to carry out unpaid manual labour under the supervision of nuns. Some were sent because they were the children of unmarried mothers, others for ...
UK planning broad online domestic spying regime
2013 02 07
UK officials plan to monitor Britons’ online activities by placing surveillance devices on the country’s telecom networks, a Parliamentary report says. The program would keep tabs on which websites were visited as well as who contacted whom. ­On Tuesday the British Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee published the report outlining a massive, national surveillance program based in the country’s very electronic ...
CIA admits full monitoring of Facebook and other social networks
2013 02 06
Most people use social media like Facebook and Twitter to share photos of friends and family, chat with friends and strangers about random and amusing diversions, or follow their favorite websites, bands and television shows. But what does the US military use those same networks for? Well, we can’t tell you: That’s “classified,” a CENTCOM spokesman recently informed Raw Story. One use ...
How the Vatican built a secret property empire using Mussolini’s millions
2013 02 06
Papacy used offshore tax havens to create £500m international portfolio, featuring real estate in UK, France and Switzerland Few passing London tourists would ever guess that the premises of Bulgari, the upmarket jewellers in New Bond Street, had anything to do with the pope. Nor indeed the nearby headquarters of the wealthy investment bank Altium Capital, on the corner of St ...
Gun Shoots DNA Bullets to Tag Criminals
2013 02 06
Criminals are often caught because they leave their DNA at a crime scene. Now police can catch a criminal by leaving DNA on the suspect. The technique involves firing a type of paintball gun that shoots a pellet filled with artificial DNA instead of dye. It was built by SelectDNA, a company in the U.K. The DNA fluoresces when exposed to ultraviolet ...
Giant Veil of "Cold Plasma" Discovered High Above Earth
2013 02 06
Clouds of charged particles stretch a quarter the way to the moon, experts say. Clouds of "cold plasma" reach from the top of Earth’s atmosphere to at least a quarter the distance to the moon, according to new data from a cluster of European satellites. Earth generates cold plasma—slow-moving charged particles—at the edge of space, where sunlight strips electrons from gas atoms, ...
Ancient Order Knights of Malta, Militia to the Pope, Seeks New Blood
2013 02 06
At 900 years, Knights of Malta confronts modernity Matthew Festing — aka His Most Eminent Highness The Prince and Grand Master of the Knights of Malta — bounds into the sitting room of his magnificent Renaissance palazzo sweaty and somewhat disheveled, and asks an aide if he should take off his sweater to be photographed. Garrulous and self-effacing, Festing embodies some of ...
Learning Fear: School To Hold ‘Active Shooter Drills,’ Fire Blank Rounds In Hallways
2013 02 06
CBS News reports that a high school in the far northwest suburb of Chicago will be conducting a school shooting drill which will include all the usual securing of the classrooms by teachers: locking of doors, closing of curtains, switching off of lights, and huddling in shadowy corners. But this little drill will feature something extra special for the kiddies: the ...
First-Ever Footage of a Thought Being Formed
2013 02 06
Have you ever wondered what a thought looks like? Now we know In what is being called a "fundamental leap forward in our understanding of how brains work," Japanese researchers have successfully caught on film a thought being formed in the brain. And while the brain in this study belongs to a zebrafish, not a human, the footage is captivating, ...
Secret Door, Chambers, Discovered at Machu Picchu
2013 02 05
Machu Picchu - Many brave the reaching altitudes and rugged, mountainous terrain to experience the wondrous ancient city of Machu Picchu. Some however aren’t there for tourism, but because they’ve made exploration and archaeology their life’s work. It’s been announced that a team of French, Peruvian and Spanish researchers have located a secret door and chambers hidden within the depths of the ...
The Real High History of the Holy Grael
2013 02 05
In the days of old, far back into the mists of time, roaming storytellers would turn up at villages with rolled up mats which they would unfurl and spread under a huge and rambling tree, as if to announce their arrival. Long before cinema, television and even writing, let alone the printing press, news that the storyteller had set up ...
Imminent Muslim Terror Threat Debunked by New Study
2013 02 05
According to a study conducted by the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security which was released Friday, February 1, 2013, the original post-9/11 threat of Muslim terrorism that was used to justify the dismantling of the Constitution and the evisceration of civil liberties is exactly what many researchers and activists have been pointing out for years – virtually nonexistent. In ...
Anonymous posts personal data of 4,000 US bankers online
2013 02 05
Origin of pilfered data unclear as hackers claim Federal Reserve breach Personal information on some 4,000 people in the banking industry, including bank officers, was posted online Sunday by the hacker collective Anonymous. The list was initially posted to the website for the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center (ACJIC), then apparently taken down by that site’s operators. The ACJIC did not ...
This Child Has A Robot Hand Made With 3D Printers
2013 02 05
Despite being thousands of miles apart, Ivan Owen in Bellingham, Washington and Richard Van As in South Africa built a working robotic hand for a South African boy named Liam who was born without fingers, reports TechCrunch. When the team at MakerBot, a popular 3D printing company, heard about the project, it donated two of its new Replicator 2 3D printers ...
Spectacular Basalt Formations
2013 02 05
Basalt is a common volcanic rock formed from the rapid cooling of basaltic lava exposed at or very near the surface of our planet. Jointed basalt columns, as the most famous and most beautiful basalt formations, exists on many places on earth. These unusual columns are predominantly hexagonal in cross-section, but basalt polygons with three to twelve or more ...
UK Families Hacked: Police used dead kids IDs to infiltrate protest groups
2013 02 05
"For over four decades British police have been stealing the identities of dead children and using them as aliases for their undercover operations, some of which lasted for as long as ten years.It is estimated that around 80 identities have been adopted by the Metropolitan police with passports, national insurance cards and driving licenses issued for the stolen identity, the ...
Ingo Swann, Remote Viewing Pioneer, Passes Away
2013 02 04
Ingo Swann, pioneer of Remote Viewing, died February 1, 2013, age 79. Largely known as the Father of Remote Viewing, Ingo Swann was truly the prime leader, researcher, and central figure in the discipline of remote viewing. Swann was best recognized for his work on the Stargate Project, and the paraspsychology field. Known as an accomplished intuitive, an artist and writer, ...
“Prometheus”: A Movie About Alien Nephilim and Esoteric Enlightenment
2013 02 04
The science fiction movie “Prometheus” explores theories on the origins of humanity and their relation to extra-terrestrial visitors. While most might find this premise very “fictional”, many aspects of the movie actually symbolically reflect some beliefs and philosophies of the occult elite. We’ll look at the esoteric meaning of the movie “Prometheus”. Warning: Major spoilers ahead! There is no shortage of movies ...
EU Prepares to Ban Three Pesticides Harmful to Bees
2013 02 04
Three pesticides that harm bees will be banned from application to flowering crops in Europe as of July 1, under new proposals issued by the European Commission. “This hugely significant EU proposal promises a first, important step on the road to turning around the decline on our bees,” said Friends of the Earth UK, which has been campaigning for a ban ...
CTC says opposition to a New World Order is terrorist activity
2013 02 04
According to a report from the "Combatting Terrorism Center" at West Point, ’Anti-Federalists’ who oppose a New World Order as well as members of several other far right wing activist groups are potential terrorist threats. West Point is the U.S. Military Academy that trains, educates, and prepares Cadets for their service in the U.S. Army. The CTC (Combatting Terrorism Center) at ...
It’s (Almost) Alive! Scientists Create a Near-Living Crystal
2013 02 04
Three billion years after inanimate chemistry first became animate life, a newly synthesized laboratory compound is behaving in uncannily lifelike ways. The particles aren’t truly alive — but they’re not far off, either. Exposed to light and fed by chemicals, they form crystals that move, break apart and form again. “There is a blurry frontier between active and alive,” said biophysicist Jérémie ...
Scientists Creating New Materials...with Viruses?
2013 02 04
Scientists combine synthetic and biological nanoparticles to produce new metamaterials Aalto University scientists have organized synthetic and biological building blocks in a single structure - combining virus particles (and other protein cages) with inorganic nanoparticles to form crystalline layer structures, or superlattices. The research aims to develop hierarchically structured nanomaterials with tunable optical, magnetic, electronic and catalytic properties. Such nanomaterials are important ...
Richard III dig: DNA confirms bones are king’s
2013 02 04
A skeleton found beneath a Leicester car park has been confirmed as that of English king Richard III. Experts from the University of Leicester said DNA from the bones matched that of descendants of the monarch’s family. Lead archaeologist Richard Buckley, from the University of Leicester, told a press conference to applause: "Beyond reasonable doubt it’s Richard." Richard, killed in battle in 1485, ...
Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature
2013 02 04
Ed comment: We’ve questioned the prize of "equality" many times. Despite good intentions we know how many wrongs have been done in the name of those who are always "right." The Ten Cannots which emphasize freedom and responsibility of the individual by William J. H. Boetcker says it best: You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot strengthen the weak ...
Iceland cleared of all claims in Icesave dispute
2013 02 02
This morning at a hearing in Luxembourg, the EFTA Court rejected all claims made by the EFTA Surveillance Authority against the Icelandic state in the Icesave dispute. The EFTA Court ruled that Iceland should not be declared in breach of the law as claimed by the EFTA Surveillance Authority. The Court rejected the claim that Iceland had breached the law or discriminated ...
Resonance - Beings of Frequency
2013 02 02
Resonance is a sensational eye-opening documentary, which reveals the harm we all face by existing in an ocean of man made wireless frequencies.
Ursula and Sabina: A Madness Shared By Two
2013 02 01
“..it’s so bizarre. So spontaneous. Inexplicable. They should both be dead. It’s as simple as that.” The tale of identical twin sisters Ursula and Sabina Eriksson is stunning and incredible, but also terribly true. The Swedish women gained international notoriety in 2008 after being filmed repeatedly and deliberately rushing headlong into speeding traffic. As onlookers watched in astonished horror, the twins attempted suicide multiple ...
Google Glass: Augmenting Minds or Helping Us Sleepwalk?
2013 02 01
Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google along with Larry Page, was photographed recently on the New York subway wearing Google Glass, the company’s latest offering to augment your mind. But will our minds be truly augmented? The Google Glass “glasses”, if connected to Wi-Fi, show information on a screen about what the user is seeing – based on Google search data – ...
Italian Prosecutor Implicates Bilderberg Group and CIA for Massacres in Italy During the Seventies and Eighties
2013 02 01
The Bilderberg Group has now been directly implicated for the murder of Italian activists during the seventies and eighties. According to Ferdinando Imposimato [right], a former prosecutor that investigated the Italian Mafia who is also an honorary president of the Italian Supreme Court, during a speech he delivered at a book launch revealed for the first time that the Bilderberg Group ...
Big Brother Takes over from Uncle Sam: A Single Intelligence Network for a New World Order
2013 02 01
National Security Agency While budgets are being slashed by governments around the world, national intelligence agencies are not only flush with money but they are increasingly networking their resources against the «threat». What is the threat? It is whatever national leaders and their governments deem it to be. One day it is «Al Qaeda», the next day it is Iran, then ...
Israel’s Mysterious Raid into Syria
2013 02 01
Israel attacked a target in Syria, allegedly out of concern that some antiaircraft missiles might be shifted to Hezbollah in Lebanon. But the mysterious raid raises troubling questions about the possible region-wide spread of the Syrian civil war, writes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar. Israeli warplanes inflicted some kind of damage on the outskirts of Damascus on Wednesday, but there were ...
David Icke: "A World of Clinical Insanity..Where The Crazies Rule!"
2013 02 01
David Icke, Wembley London 2012
Office Building Explosion at Pemex headquarters; 25 dead, 80 injured
2013 02 01
An explosion at the main headquarters of Mexico’s state-owned oil company in the capital killed 14 people and injured 80 on Thursday as it heavily damaged three floors of the building, sending hundreds into the streets and a large plume of smoke over the skyline. There were reports that people remained trapped in the debris — as many as 30 according ...
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