September 2013
News archive

Ancient Kingdom Discovered Beneath Mound in Iraq
2013 09 30
In the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq archaeologists have discovered an ancient city called Idu, hidden beneath a mound. Cuneiform inscriptions and works of art reveal the palaces that flourished in the city throughout its history thousands of years ago. Located in a valley on the northern bank of the lower Zab River, the city’s remains are now part of a ...
Infertile woman gives birth after ’boost’ to ovaries
2013 09 30
A baby boy has been born following a new fertility treatment that awakens dormant eggs in women who have stopped menstruating. The treatment could help women who have left child-bearing too late, or have been left infertile after treatment for cancer. But some have raised concerns that the technique has been rushed to the clinic before being properly tested. Women are born ...
Russian troops wargame invasion of Europe for political gain
2013 09 30
Every two years, Russia holds massive military exercises in its north-western territories that open a window onto its strategic thinking and combat capabilities. September’s demonstrated both a growing aggression in Russian military posture, as well as an underlying strategy to keep the West off-balance. The latest of these Zapad (“West”) exercises were amongst the biggest yet, a six-day event running until ...
Scientists create DNA tracking tags, might soon be used to track protesters
2013 09 30
This DNA spray product has been developed with an eye on dousing thieves and burglars in order to track and identify them later. However, used as a spray fog on groups of people such as protesters suggests that it doesn’t matter whether you were peacefully protesting or breaking the law, you’re going to be sprayed, tracked, identified, and rounded up ...
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Caught off California Coast
2013 09 30
Every bluefin tuna tested in the waters off California has shown to be contaminated with radiation that originated in Fukushima. Every single one. Over a year ago, in May of 2012, the Wall Street Journal reported on a Stanford University study. Daniel Madigan, a marine ecologist who led the study, was quoted as saying, “The tuna packaged it up (the radiation) ...
7/7 ’White Widow’: Wanted Dead or Alive
2013 09 30
We recently had Tom Secker on the program discussing false flag scenarios, the duplicitous security state, politics of fear and disinformation, and the different ’players’ in the London 7/7 Bombings. [Tom Secker - 7/7, State-sponsored Terrorism & Predictive Programming] Now an accused bomber’s widow is in the news, and wanted by Interpol for her alleged role in the Kenya ...
Kenya False Flag? Washington Had Advanced Knowledge, Intelligence Agents in Westgate Mall Prior to Attack
2013 09 30
Lots of strange facets to this story - who knew what and when? And how does a London 7/7 Bomber’s wife fit into this? [READ: Some Got Warning To Avoid Westgate Before Bloody Siege] The following stories lay out some details... --- Kenya False Flag? Washington Had Advanced Knowledge, Intelligence Agents in Westgate Mall Prior to Attack By Citizens for Legitimate Government | ...
Built on Bones: Qatar World Cup construction workers die daily
2013 09 30
A Thousand Meter Long "9" Found in the Barents Sea, North of Norway
2013 09 28
Note, this article is translated by Google Translate and been slightly touched up. It’s not a perfect translation. It looks like the number nine, it’s about a thousand meters long (3280 feet), 60 meters wide (196 feet) and an 8 meter deep (26 feet). The character is one of many signs at the bottom of the Barents Sea, north of Norway. Just ...
Some Got Warning To Avoid Westgate Before Bloody Siege
2013 09 27
NIS officials told family members not to visit shopping mall Kenya’s National Intelligence Agency (NIS) warned some people not to visit the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi before the bloody siege, a warning that was not received by the 67 victims who lost their lives during the attack. Buried at the end of a London Independent report about the incident is the ...
Matchstick-sized sensor can record your private chats
2013 09 27
Add this to one of the MILLION ways you can be spied on, recorded, watched, taped, followed, tracked, surveilled, and monitored by corporations, government departments, intelligence agencies, the military and your resourceful evil arch-nemesis. :/ I wonder if they’re still taking applications for the one-way trips to Mars? From NewScientist... --- Matchstick-sized sensor can record your private chats By Jim Nash | NewScientist A ...
Jack the Ripper mystery solved by top detective after 125 years?
2013 09 27
The Jack the Ripper mystery that has kept the world enthralled since the killer first struck on the streets of Victorian London has been blown apart on the 125th anniversary of the grisly crimes by a former murder squad detective. And the bad news for the countless millions of amateur sleuths who have spent years trying to identify the nation’s ...
NSA: critics of US drone program considered ‘threats,’ ‘adversaries,’ ‘propagandists’
2013 09 27
A top secret internal US government website states that opponents to the U.S. drone program are to be considered “adversaries,” “threats” and “propagandists,” according to a Guardian report. This is hardly surprising, given that pretty much everything is considered an indicator of potential terrorist activity, including undermining the government’s narrative. The website, which looks similar to Wikipedia, contains entries written only by ...
Seymour Hersh on death of Osama bin Laden: ‘It’s one big lie, not one word of it is true’
2013 09 27
Seymour Hersh has got some extreme ideas on how to fix journalism – close down the news bureaus of NBC and ABC, sack 90% of editors in publishing and get back to the fundamental job of journalists which, he says, is to be an outsider. It doesn’t take much to fire up Hersh, the investigative journalist who has been the nemesis ...
The Moon Is 100 Million Years Younger Than Thought
2013 09 27
The moon is quite a bit younger than scientists had previously believed, new research suggests. The leading theory of how the moon formed holds that it was created when a mysterious planet — one the size of Mars or larger — slammed into Earth about 4.56 billion years ago, just after the solar system came together. But new analyses of lunar ...
"Navy Yard Shooter Thought He Was Under Government Mind Control"
2013 09 27
In the following short, four paragraph article by TIME, the reason for the Washington Navy Yard shooting is established - Aaron Alexis was delusional, mentally ill. While that may likely be true, there is much left unsaid in the article, such as the fact that the technology certainly exists, and the US government and military have a checkered past of ...
Pakistan earthquake creates island off coast, ’emits flammable gas’
2013 09 26
Pakistan quake island off Gwadar ’emits flammable gas’ Barely half an hour after they were jolted by a major earthquake on Tuesday, people of the Pakistani coastal town of Gwadar had another shock when they saw a new island emerge in the sea, just over a kilometre from the shore. A local journalist, Bahram Baloch, received the news via a text message ...
Spy warns Scotland Yard will never solve mystery of Princess Diana’s death
2013 09 26
Renegade spy Richard Tomlinson last night broke cover from his French bolt-hole to urge Scotland Yard to drop its Princess Diana murder probe because it will get nowhere. The 50-year-old former MI6 agent, once jailed for six months for breaching the Official Secrets Act, said: “I think they will wrap it up pretty quickly. I don’t think anything will come out ...
Scientists create ’lightsaber’ molecules
2013 09 26
Don’t expect to begin your Jedi training any time soon, but scientists have created molecules that, in effect, behave like the deadly "Star Wars" weapons. The findings are significant in that these molecules are a totally new form of matter. The research occurred at the Harvard-MIT Center for Ultracold Atoms, led by Mikhail Lukin, a Harvard professor of physics and Vladan Vuletic, ...
Monkeys Caught Whispering Around Humans They Don’t Like
2013 09 26
First example of whispering observed in non-human primates Researchers noticed tamarin monkeys communicating with each other at a ’reduced amplitude’ in the presence of zoo staff they disliked The first example of whispering by non-human primates has been observed amongst a group of tamarin monkeys in captivity in New York City’s Central Park Zoo. The group of cotton-top tamarins were being observed ...
Whole Foods Market whistleblower says employees were deliberately trained to lie about GMOs
2013 09 26
A new video from the group calling itself "Organic Spies" is once again rocking the organic food industry. In the video, a woman who identifies herself as a former employee of Whole Foods Market (WFM) testifies that she and other employees were deliberately trained by Whole Foods Market management to lie to store customers about whether the stores carry foods ...
Google vs. Death
2013 09 26
We’ve been tracking Google and all their strange, amazing, dubious, outrageous, beneficial and nefarious projects over the years. Lately Google and it’s CEO have been making headlines over their lab-grown burger and their plans to feed the world via test-tube meat. Their Google Glass wearable tech has been sparking privacy concerns. Google also has been doing damage control over their involvement ...
Who’s Not Online and Why
2013 09 26
As of May 2013, 15% of American adults ages 18 and older do not use the internet or email. Asked why they do not use the internet: 34% of non-internet users think the internet is just not relevant to them, saying they are not interested, do not want to use it, or have no need for it. ...
Doctors Grow Nose on Man’s Forehead
2013 09 26
After a Chinese man’s nose was irreparably damaged from infection, his doctors decided to “grow” a second nose on the man’s forehead to replace the original nose. The patient, identified only as Xiaolian according to Reuters, has his nose damaged from an infection following a car accident. His doctors decided the only way to reconstruct his nose was to surgically form ...
Secret Code: Music Score May Lead to Nazi Gold
2013 09 26
After some initial digs, a Dutch filmmaker believes he may have found the site of buried Nazi treasure long rumored to exist. He was led to the Bavarian town of Mittenwald after cracking a code believed to be hidden in a music score. Three attempts have been made in recent weeks to find buried Nazi treasure in the Bavarian town of ...
Don’t Recycle: Throw It Away!
2013 09 25
Recycling has a high moral status, mostly because kids come home with bad information from schools and, in turn, use it to intimidate their parents. One poll revealed that 63% of kids have told Mom or Dad to recycle. Parents, be ashamed no more! Throw that trash away. There’s no virtue in recycling trash that the market won’t pay you for. ...
Toxic Toilet Paper? You’ve Got It
2013 09 25
Were you dismayed by the FDA’s recent refusal to ban bisphenol A (BPA), the toxic chemical that leaches out of plastic containers and cans and into our foods? I sure was. And now, I’m sorry to say, there is more disturbing news about BPA and its chemical “cousin” bisphenol S (BPS)—because according to two recent studies, both these toxins are present ...
Researcher finds way to calm fears during sleep
2013 09 25
Doctors, researchers and scientists have been working on ways to diminish or eliminate fear for many therapeutic reasons. Now there seem to be breakthroughs in technology that allow mental and emotional changes, memory manipulation, and de-conditioning, for good or for ill. While these therapies could bring hope to those who suffer from conditions such as anxiety or post traumatic stress disorder, ...
Flour made with insects wins $1M Prize
2013 09 25
There’s been a concerted effort lately by world leaders to supplement or replace diets with insects. We reported on the issue here: The UN has come out with a report that suggests increasing insects in our diets will not only benefit our health, but ’benefit the environment’, and stave off ’food shortages due to increasing global population’. While it’s largely a matter ...
Apple’s fingerprint sensor on new iPhones hacked days after going on sale
2013 09 25
Oh what a surprise. How Apple could claim otherwise was either naive or deceptive. The Independent reports.... --- Apple’s fingerprint sensor on new iPhones successfully hacked days after going on sale By James Vincent | TheIndependent A group of German hackers known as the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) have successfully cracked Touch ID, the fingerprint sensor used to secure Apple’s new iPhone ...
51 UN Countries Vote to Keep Israel’s Nuclear Arsenal Hidden from Public View
2013 09 24
With all of the 24/7 righteous indignation about weapons of mass destruction in Syria and call for ‘compliance with international norms’, the mainstream media barely mentioned this week’s UN vote on whether or not Israel should enter the international community by allowing nuclear weapons inspectors to see what its been hiding for decades now – a full-blown nuclear weapons program. Hiding ...
Terrorists Behind Mall Siege Threaten Bigger Attacks
2013 09 24
The terrorist group behind the Kenyan mall siege has threatened to carry out even bigger attacks, labeling the bloodbath that has already claimed at least 62 lives merely a prelude to “the real deal.” “After this drill, were going to carry out the real deal soon!” stated a Twitter message attributed to the Al-Shabab terrorist group. Twitter quickly suspended the account, ...
Israel Acknowledges Involvment in Kenyan Attack
2013 09 24
As these lines are being written on September 22, 2013, a standoff between attackers allegedly belonging to al-Shabab and the Kenyan Government is taking place in the Westgate Mall in Nairobi. The complex is owned by Israelis and Israeli media reports that Israeli officials are already in place attempting to manipulate the event. At least two Kenyans claim to have ...
’Red line’ just one of roughly 500 Obama promises that have come and gone
2013 09 24
President Obama vowing that Syria would “cross a red line” by using chemical weapons is far from the only marker he’s laid down or promise he’s tried to keep since running for president in 2008. The president has made more than 500 campaign-related promises alone. And just last week he re-drew a line in the sand for congressional Republicans flirting with ...
Hypocrite Pope Francis lashes out at world economic system for worshiping a ’god called money’
2013 09 24
’On Sunday, Pope Francis discarded his prepared remarks for Mass after speaking with an unemployed father-of-three who, according to Reuters, told him that unemployment “oppresses you and wears you out to the depths of your soul.” The pope improvised on this theme for over twenty minutes, saying “I find suffering here … It weakens you and robs you of hope. Excuse ...
Obama: Navy Yard shooting must inspire gun law change
2013 09 24
Ed comment: Just as expected. "You never want a serious crisis to go to waste" - Rahm Emanuel. "The murder rate with guns is 10 times what it is in other developed nations. There is nothing inevitable about it. "The main difference that sets our nation apart, what makes us so susceptible to so many mass shootings is we don’t do enough, ...
New world order puppet Bono exposed as a complete fraud
2013 09 24
‘Bono’s positioning of the west as the saviour of Africa while failing to ­discuss the harm the G8 nations are doing has undermined campaigns for justice and accountability.’ It was bad enough in 2005. Then, at the G8 summit in Scotland, Bono and Bob Geldof heaped praise on Tony Blair and George Bush, who were still mired in the butchery they ...
The Long Data of European Jewish Expulsions
2013 09 21
As you might have realized, I love datasets of long timescale, ones that talk about Long Data. Well, here’s a doozy of a dataset: 700 years of European Jewish persecutions and expulsions. Forming the basis for a thought-provoking paper on SSRN titled “From the Persecuting to the Protective State? Jewish Expulsions and Weather Shocks from 1100 to 1800“—it explores whether ...
A Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics
2013 09 20
Physicists have discovered a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and challenges the notion that space and time are fundamental components of reality. “This is completely new and very much simpler than anything that has been done before,” said Andrew Hodges, a mathematical physicist at Oxford University who has been following the work. The revelation that particle interactions, ...
Moved to Tears at the Cloisters by a Ghostly Tapestry of Music
2013 09 20
Wobbling, blissed out, a few in tears, people emerged every 12 minutes or so from the remnant of a 12th-century Spanish chapel tucked into the Cloisters museum. Something had happened there, up on a hill at the northern end of Manhattan. “It’s too soon to talk,” Margaret Cardenas said as she left the chapel. “Too raw,” said another young woman, Alyssa. Inside ...
Navy Yard Shooting: Questions and Coincidences add up… Official Story Doesn’t
2013 09 20
Navy Yard shooting: SWAT team ordered to stand down, leave scene –No answers given –’[They] haven’t even been given the courtesy of a debrief.’ 19 Sep 2013 Members of an armed police squad who the BBC has learned were ordered not to respond to Monday’s mass shooting in Washington DC have yet to be contacted by the authorities. The Capitol ...
Corporate Propaganda – Fox News Sells Fracking as ‘Incredibly Good for Our Environment”
2013 09 20
“Nature doesn’t give us a clean environment.” Recently on Fox News, Alex Epstein, the founder of the Center for Industrial Progress, and author of the book, Fossil Fuels Improve the Planet, argues in favor of hydraulic gas fracturing, or fracking, as it has become known. This is the technique of extracting natural gas and oil from layers of underground shale ...
Could NASA’s Plutonium Problem Could End Deep-Space Exploration?
2013 09 20
Oh my. Does this mean free, alternative, open source energy options might finally get a chance, rather than being constantly thwarted and buried? Here’s hoping. Wired reports on the oncoming plutonium shortage... --- NASA’s Plutonium Problem Could End Deep-Space Exploration By Dave Mosher | Wired In 1977, the Voyager 1 spacecraft left Earth on a five-year mission to explore Jupiter and Saturn. Thirty-six years ...
Scary mystery figure in cloak and mask haunts Swiss woods
2013 09 20
It’s difficult not to feel empathy for the lonely, dark figure in the woods, but it’s always wise to listen to your intuition. News reports on "Switzerland’s answer to the Loch Ness monster"... --- Mystery figure haunting the Swiss woods for over a decade From: NEWS A sinister figure has reportedly been caught on camera lurking in the woods in western Switzerland. Dressed in ...
The Mystery of the Jade Discs
2013 09 20
Jade bi (discs), from China, that resemble modern-day CD’s or donuts, and date to the late Neolithic Period, Liangzhu culture (ca. 3300-2250 BC) remain a mystery. Researchers at the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler galleries in Washington, D.C., are among those who have studied the bi. From: nationalgeographic.com From Wikipedia: The original function and significance of the bi are unknown, as the Neolithic ...
"Terrorists Love Gmail" and Other Digital Defamations
2013 09 19
Terrorists Love Gmail! Not the best marketing slogan for Google, but one that former NSA and CIA director Michael Hayden doesn’t mind using. Hadyen was reported to have made the provocative comments in a speech in Washington: “Gmail is the preferred Internet service provider of terrorists worldwide," he said, presumably meaning Google’s Web-based email service. He added: "I don’t think you’re going to ...
"Church of the Meteorite" Set to Worship Massive Russian Space Rock
2013 09 19
When the Chelyabinsk meteor streaked across the dawn sky leaving an ominous trail of smoke behind it and blasting the earth with explosions and epic sonic booms, the force of which blew out windows and rocked buildings, assuredly many people thought it was the end of days. Luckily, it wasn’t the Apocalypse. The meteor was frighting, but also amazing, and while ...
Japan PM wants Fukushima plant entirely scrapped
2013 09 19
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered the operator of the country’s crippled nuclear power plant on Thursday to scrap all six reactors at the site instead of just four already slated for decommissioning and to concentrate on tackling pressing issues like leaks of radioactive water. After taking a firsthand look at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant, however, Abe insisted that radioactive water ...
West Backs Down: UN Resolution Won’t Authorize Use of Force in Syria
2013 09 19
Last week’s US-Russian deal on Syrian chemical weapons disarmament has been through a bumpy past few days, but seems to be on track again after the US and France backed off another round of attempts to get the UN to authorize war with Syria. The nations began pushing again on the war after the UN report was released on Monday, and ...
Scientists Create ’Terminator’ self-healing plastic
2013 09 19
Polymers that ’spontaneously and independently repair’ without intervention In addition to this newest invention, the latest sci-tech and robotic booms have turned our skin into a computer, created artificial, touch-sensitive skin for robots, and created ’rescue’ robots who look ready for Armageddon. The next step might be unstoppable mimetic poly-alloy (liquid metal) Termination machines: From GlobalPost... --- ’Terminator’ plastic world’s first self-healing polymer Samantha Stainburn ...
Navy Yard Shooting: SWAT Team Ordered to ‘Stand Down’
2013 09 18
Elite tactical team responsible for defending DC Capitol complex were reportedly ordered to leave the scene According to a BBC report, one of the most heavily armed police teams, assigned with the task of protecting the Capitol complex and responsible for responding to threats of terrorism, was ordered to stand down in response to Monday’s shooting at the Naval Sea Systems ...
Stolen EU funds in the billions, top official says
2013 09 18
The annual theft of EU funds is around €500 million, but a top European Commission official says the figure is likely in the billions. “We have reasons to believe that the real figure is closer to billions than to millions,” Francoise Le Bail, who heads the commission’s justice directorate-general, told the European Parliament’s civil liberties committee on Wednesday (18 September). The current ...
Report: Was Navy Yard Shooter Gangstalked with Mind Control Microwave Weapons?
2013 09 18
A newly uncovered document raises some startling questions about suspected shooter Aaron Alexis in the wake of the Washington D.C. Navy Yard shooting that left 13 people dead this week. Alternative news outlet Activist Post published the following document on Facebook last night which has also been corroborated by The New York Times. It’s a report narrative filed by a Rhode ...
Miracle Grow: Doctor Uses New Technology To "Re Grow" Man’s Finger
2013 09 18
Growing back severed appendages is indeed a medical marvel. Can this be replicated and one day work in almost all cases? Scientists have already grown small brains in the lab, and new teeth from urine. Japanese scientists are reportedly looking to grow human organs in animals. The video doesn’t mention whether the patient has or will regain feeling in the finger, ...
DC Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis: Narrative Crumbling
2013 09 18
21st Century Wire says… What the world thinks they know about the alleged DC shooter Aaron Alexis will be determined by what law enforcement officials have prepared as their official statements on the matter. Law enforcement officials are saying that Aaron Alexis, a former Navy reservist, allegedly killed 12 people at the DC Naval Yard on Monday. The back story is ...
Getting Personal – Your Pulse Could Be Your New Password
2013 09 18
Solving Problems That Aren’t Problems One doesn’t have to be a luddite to question the recent advancements in the tech device and biometrics industry. Apple just released its new iPhone with onboard biometric fingerprint scanning. This new product by Bionym, Nymi, seeks to use your identifying heartbeat to sign you in to places where you’d require a password. While medical advancements ...
Anonymous Cop Calls for Online Anonymity to be Illegal (Trolling the Trolls?)
2013 09 18
Besides the laughable irony of calling for the end to anonymity while keeping one’s identity hidden, the idea of ’registering with the government’ for an online identity is creepy to the extreme. Apparently this alleged police officer’s ’plan’ is to permanently associate your real name and identity with anything that gets put on the internet under your name - ...
Golden Eye-style Energy Beam Developed by NATO Disables Vehicles
2013 09 17
Golden Eye-style Energy Beam Developed by NATO Scientists An energy beam that can be fired to disable vehicles and electronic devices has been developed by Nato scientists. The device uses an intense pulse of electromagnetic energy that can be directed at a moving vehicle to interfere with the electronics on board. Tests conducted by Nato scientists who have been developing the ...
Climate Scientists: We Might Have Been Wrong, But Pay Up Anyway!
2013 09 17
Here are a few recent articles from various outlets on climate change (global warming? global cooling? cycles? human-caused?) which highlight the debate around the issue. The disconnect between the reality and message is head-shakingly bizarre. - It’s human driven. We’re 100% sure. Now we’re 95% sure. Do I hear 90? - Ok, we’re not sure it’s human driven, ...
Typhoon hits Japan, Fukushima operator releases radiation water into sea
2013 09 17
As if the situation wasn?t disastrous enough! AFP reports on what happens when you think it can’t get any worse... --- Typhoon hits Japan as Fukushima operator releases water into sea From: AFP Typhoon Man-yi hit Japan Monday, leaving three people dead and forcing the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to release rainwater with low levels of radiation into the ocean. The ...
Report links antibiotics at farms to human deaths
2013 09 17
The Centers for Disease Control on Monday confirmed a link between routine use of antibiotics in livestock and growing bacterial resistance that is killing at least 23,000 people a year. The report is the first by the government to estimate how many people die annually of infections that no longer respond to antibiotics because of overuse in people and animals. CDC Director ...
Extreme Space Weather Storms Spark Satellite Failures, Study Suggests
2013 09 17
High-speed eruptions of charged particles from the sun may be to blame for recent failures of satellites that people rely on to watch TV and use the Internet, scientists say. From 93 million miles (150 million kilometers) away, the sun spawns solar flares, coronal mass ejections and other space weather events, which can send highly energized particles racing toward Earth. Some ...
’International State-Sponsored Espionage’: Belgium Spying Probe
2013 09 17
Belgian prosecutors aren’t pointing fingers at any specific intelligence entity in the ongoing spying probe to see who hacked into the country’s main telecom company and monitored traffic for at least two years. However, the U.S. National Security Agency has recently admitted that the agency did collect information about economic and financial matters from foreign private companies. The NSA claims that ...
Antarctica Melting from the Bottom Up
2013 09 17
Woops - really? ...Well back to the carbon tax drawing board! A recent report has also come out suggesting that the, contrary to predictions that 2013 would see an ice-free Arctic, the Arctic ice sheet has grown by 60% in one year. What’s really going on? Has global cooling begun or are these simply more indicators of the ebb and flow ...
Experiment to Show Comets Brought Life To Earth
2013 09 17
Recently, geochemist Steven Benner of the Westheimer Institute for Science and Technology in the U.S. claimed that the seeds of life probably originated from off planet, in reference to the theory of ’panspermia’ - "[...]the hypothesis that life exists throughout the Universe, distributed by meteoroids, asteroids, comets and planetoids." Source Benner argued the that "one particular element believed to be crucial ...
Ancient Road Leading to Stonehenge Found
2013 09 17
Scientists have uncovered a portion of an ancient path that may have led to Stonehenge. While dismantling a modern road that runs near Stonehenge, the archaeologists uncovered two ditches found to be remnants of an ancient pathway called the avenue. Archaeologists have known of the avenue and suspected it led directly to the monument, but the modern road had cut ...
NASA probe hears "shriek" in space as it leaves solar system
2013 09 16
A strange, unearthly “shriek” greeted NASA’s Voyager I spacecraft as it became the first man-made object to enter interstellar space. A strange rising “howl” was detected by instruments aboard the 36-year-old probe, which has travelled 12 billion miles away from our sun. The sound was transmitted back to scientists on Earth, over a distance so vast radio waves take 17 hours to ...
UN determines chemical weapons use in Syria
2013 09 16
If anyone had hopes or illusions that the United Nations report on chemical weapons in Syria would help diffuse global tensions, today’s revelations should shatter those ideas. The UN has announced that the use of chemical weapons is a war crime, and there is overwhelming evidence they were used in Syria this year. However, the UN investigators were charged with determining ...
The Most Beautiful Dead: Photographs of Europe’s Jeweled Skeletons
2013 09 16
The afterlife is just more elegant for some of us. In a state of repose in churches around Germany, Switzerland, and Austria are these jeweled skeletons ornately decked out for their eternal rest. Yet despite their fascinating garb, they have been almost forgotten. A new book coming out this October by LA-based photographer and author Paul Koudounaris — called Heavenly Bodies: ...
Attenborough: "I believe the Abominable Snowman may be real"
2013 09 16
The respected naturalist and broadcaster thinks the legendary Yeti could really exist and be living in the Himalayan Mountains David Attenborough believes that the Yeti – or Abominable Snowman – may be real. The world-renowned naturalist and broadcaster says he thinks the creature of Himalayan legend – which has a North American cousin known as Bigfoot or Sasquatch – could be much ...
4 dead, 2 shooters down in Washington Navy Yard shooting – US Navy
2013 09 16
Two suspected gunmen responsible for the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard in Southeast D.C. are "down", US Navy officials report. Four people were killed and eight others, including two police officers, wounded during an attack early on Monday. ABC Channel 7 reports different data on the number of casualties, citing two police sources, claiming that up to 8 people were ...
EU president muzzles auditors who have refused to sign off the bureaucrats’ accounts for last 18 years
2013 09 16
As usual, transparency and accountability are fearsome concepts to the bureaucrats and unelected leaders of the European Union. --- EU president muzzles auditors who have refused to sign off the bureaucrats’ accounts for last 18 years By Matt Blake | MailOnline Telling them to tone down criticism as it ’erodes trust’ The EU president has sent a shot across the bow of Europe’s official ...
Microsoft Kinect reads your heartbeat from four feet away WITHOUT touching you
2013 09 13
Microsoft’s next-generation Kinect sensor is able to detect and monitor a person’s heart rate from around four feet away - without touching them. As blood passes through a person’s body, the skin changes colour ever so slightly and the new Kinect camera can recognise these changes to establish how fast the blood is pumping. By knowing the speed of the blood, the ...
FBI continues to investigate Hastings for ’controversial reporting’
2013 09 13
Al Jazeera obtains declassified documents on deceased Rolling Stone journalist following FOIA lawsuit The FBI released a heavily redacted document on Rolling Stone journalist Michael Hastings, Monday, which revealed the law-enforcement agency is continuing to investigate what it characterized as "controversial reporting" by the journalist, who died in a late-night car crash in Los Angeles in June. The FBI turned over ...
Functioning ’mechanical gears’ seen in nature for the first time
2013 09 13
A plant-hopping insect found in gardens across Europe - has hind-leg joints with curved cog-like strips of opposing ’teeth’ that intermesh, rotating like mechanical gears to synchronise the animal’s legs when it launches into a jump. The finding demonstrates that gear mechanisms previously thought to be solely man-made have an evolutionary precedent. Scientists say this is the "first observation of mechanical ...
Dating of beads sets new timeline for early humans
2013 09 13
An international team of researchers and archaeologists, led by Oxford University has new dating evidence indicating when the earliest fully modern humans arrived in the Near East, the region known as the Middle East today. They have obtained the radiocarbon dates of marine shell beads found at Ksar Akil, a key archaeological site in Lebanon, which allowed them to calculate that ...
Archaeologists find tomb of ancient Chinese female ’prime minister’ Shangguan Wan’er
2013 09 13
Archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a 7th-century female politician who was one of the most powerful women in China’s ancient history, local media said on Thursday. Image via RawStory.com Shangguan Wan’er -- who lived from 664 to 710 in the Tang dynasty -- was a trusted aide to China’s first empress Wu Zetian and is sometimes described as effectively her ...
Hack the Planet Now! - Britain’s Senior Scientist Pushes for GeoEngineering
2013 09 13
Lord Rees, one of "Britain’s most senior scientists", has suggested that time is running out on earth’s climate, and that unless we take drastic measures like geoengineering, global warming will lead us into ’dangerous territory’ and ’panic’. It would seem that the only one panicking is Lord Rees. His alarmist statements fly in the face of current mainstream theories that if ...
Crazy New Man-Made Materials That Will Shape the Future
2013 09 13
Forget Mother Nature: when it comes to all matters matter, the sheer ingenuity of the human mind can give rise to some of the most insane—and useful—new materials you’ve ever encountered. Here are five crazy new man-made materials whose uses could be practically limitless. [...] Titanium Foam Forget expanded polystyrene and spongey elastomers: the foam you want to get your hands on is ...
9/11’s First Victim: An Israeli Elite Counter Terrorism Super Soldier and Billionaire IT Genius?
2013 09 12
"’He was the first victim of the first war of the 21st century." ~(DailyMail) 12 years later and we’re now hearing this story about the first alleged casualty of 9/11, and the connections and references are pretty incredible! Nevertheless, this narrative, being released upon the anniversary of the 2001 events, is moving like wildfire across the newswires. 31-year-old ’Internet entrepreneur’ Danny Lewin is ...
Propaganda 101: An Introduction and Case Study
2013 09 12
"A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude. To make them love it is the task assigned, in present-day totalitarian states, to ministries of propaganda, newspaper editors and schoolteachers . ...
NSA shares raw intelligence including Americans’ data with Israel
2013 09 12
The National Security Agency routinely shares raw intelligence data with Israel without first sifting it to remove information about US citizens, a top-secret document provided to the Guardian by whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals. Details of the intelligence-sharing agreement are laid out in a memorandum of understanding between the NSA and its Israeli counterpart that shows the US government handed over intercepted ...
Is This Why Obama is So Desperate for a Nice Little War?
2013 09 12
The president and his coterie of humanitarian interventionist laptop bombers have been so desperate to push the US into another war in the Middle East they have resorted to cooking the US Intelligence Community books and cherry picking second-hand intercepts and other intelligence to a degree that would even have made President George W. Bush blush. The “evidence” provided was nothing ...
Forbidden Archeology: Suppressed Evidence of Early Man
2013 09 12
"[...]What happens when scientific evidence conflicts with theory? In the early sixties, discoveries were made in Central Mexico, which were the handiwork of early man. Exquisitely carved animal bones and advanced spear points caused much excitement, including a Life Magazine article, until the dates came in. 5 mutually exclusive geological tests revealed they were over 250,000 years old. In spite ...
WWIII Pre-Game Show
2013 09 12
WWIII is on the horizon and your friends at JoyCamp have the scoop on what we can expect to go down. :) Video from: YouTube.com/TheJoyCamp Don’t miss: Radio 3Fourteen - Kevin Kostelnik & Benny Wills - Joycamp
Red Ice Insight - A Nuke in Charleston, SC?
2013 09 12
Comment: This video was thrown together last night, just in time for the 12th anniversary of 9/11. There is still no sign of any false flag attack in Charleston or anywhere else at this time. A military source, unknown to us, recently reported to Infowars a secret transfer of nuclear weapons from a base in Texas to the East Coast of ...
Give it the Finger: Apple’s New Phone Uses Finger Scanning Biometrics
2013 09 11
Apple is stepping up the ’biometrics’ game for the personal tech industry and adding a ’Touch ID’ sensor which will scan the phone user’s fingerprints to authenticate their identity. The advance is said to allow users to quickly identify themselves and make online purchases. While scanning your biological markers for identification purposes sounds dubious and risky, don’t be alarmed - Apple ...
UN team finds no proof on chemical weapons
2013 09 11
United Nations investigators have listed a wide range of crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Syria, but provided no conclusion on the issue of chemical weapons use. "On the evidence currently available, it was not possible to reach a finding about the chemical agents used, their delivery systems or the perpetrators," the team probing human rights violations in Syria ...
Reality Check: More Americans "Rethinking" 9/11?
2013 09 11
"Ben Swann Reality Check takes a look at claims by Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth about why they say the official story on the collapse of Building 7 is not only untrue, it is not possible." Tune into Red Ice Radio: Richard Grove - Hour 1 - 9/11 Insider Trading Whistleblower & Voluntary Servitude Mark H. Gaffney - Hour 1 - Black ...
New life forms found under sub-glacial Antarctic lake
2013 09 11
Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey have found life in mud samples at the bottom of a sub-glacial lake in Antarctica. They found microbes dating back almost 100,000 years as well as organisms previously unknown to science. The research team from the British Antarctic Survey and the universities of Northumbria and Edinburgh made their astonishing discovery at Lake Hodgson on the ...
Touchdown! US-Russian Crew Returns to Earth on Soyuz Space Capsule
2013 09 11
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft has returned an American astronauts and two cosmonauts safely back to Earth, capping a five-month trek to the International Space Station. The Soyuz TMA-08M space capsule carrying NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and Russian cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin touched down at 10:58 p.m. EDT Tuesday (0258 Sept. 11), though it was early Wednesday morning ...
New timeline for origin of ancient Egypt?
2013 09 11
A new timeline for the origin of ancient Egypt has been established by scientists. A team from the UK found that the transformation from a land of disparate farmers into a state ruled by a king was more rapid than previously thought. Using radiocarbon dating and computer models, they believe the civilisation’s first ruler - King Aha - came to power in ...
Researchers Map Sixth Sense Within the Brain
2013 09 11
Researchers have discovered a sixth sense mapped out in the human brain: the ability to compare the amount of any given object, whether it be the number of people in a concert hall or jelly beans in a glass jar. Called "numerosity," researchers have long suspected that this sense existed, but were unable to detect its presence within the brain. In ...
Breivik survivor becomes MP at 23
2013 09 11
Two years ago, he ran for his life to escape Anders Behring Breivik’s bullets. Never one to be intimidated, Fredric Holen Bjoerdal is now one of Norway’s youngest ever members of parliament. "A lot of people quit politics after the Utoeya massacre. Me, I chose to continue to fight for all those who died and who can’t do it themselves anymore," ...
India prepares to launch country’s maiden mission to Mars
2013 09 10
Indian officials have confirmed a November launch date for the country’s first mission to Mars, set to launch from a spaceport in the south of the country. "Hectic preparations are on to launch Indian Space Research Organization’s ambitious Mars Orbiter Mission in November," U.R. Rao of the Governing Council of Physical Research Laboratory said. The Mangalyaan Mars probe will lift off from ...
Is the U.S. Producing Democracies?
2013 09 10
There is a political science literature whose research indicates that economic development fosters democratic government, as opposed to dictatorships and autocracies. This is not to say that democracies are an end to be sought, because they in turn stifle economic development. But it is to say that the U.S. and NATO policy of tearing down dictatorships does not achieve the ...
Reporter Asks Obama if Peace Prize Presents a “Dilemma” When Bombing Foreign Countries
2013 09 10
While in Sweden Obama was asked if being a peace prize recipient presented a moral dilemma when starting wars in the middle east, Obama responded by admitting that he wasn’t worthy of the award In recent weeks as the world has progressively crawled closer to the beginning of a larger war in Syria, Obama and other warmongers have been facing increasing ...
When ’Smart Homes’ Get Hacked: I Haunted A Complete Stranger’s House Via The Internet
2013 09 10
“I can see all of the devices in your home and I think I can control them,” I said to Thomas Hatley, a complete stranger in Oregon who I had rudely awoken with an early phone call on a Thursday morning. He and his wife were still in bed. Expressing surprise, he asked me to try to turn the master bedroom ...
Fukushima/TEPCO/Kan IMMUNE from Prosecution
2013 09 10
Prosecutors are not likely to press criminal charges against former TEPCO executives and others, including a former prime minister, for their handling of the 2011 nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi plant. Fukushima residents had filed criminal complaints against Tokyo Electric Power Company’s former executives and government officials. They include former TEPCO chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata and former Prime Minister Naoto Kan. More than ...
Half-ton fragment of Russian meteorite located on lakebed
2013 09 10
A date stone-shaped fragment of the famous Chelyabinsk meteorite weighting several hundred kilograms was located on the bed of a lake in the Urals. Divers are planning to start recovery of the celestial object later this week. The fragment of the meteorite, which exploded high over Russia’s Chelyabinsk region in February, injuring more than 1,600 people and causing plenty of damage ...
Final Countdown: John Kerry gives Syria week to hand over chemical weapons or face attack
2013 09 10
No need to panic - perhaps the push to war can still be saved! By placing immediate and senseless time constraints on the Russian deal, there might still be a way to wage World War III. Give war a chance! Today, from The Guardian: --- John Kerry gives Syria week to hand over chemical weapons or face attack Patrick Wintour | The Guardian The US ...
’Peaceful solution’: US, Syria accepts Russia deal
2013 09 10
Obama agrees to UN discussion of Russia proposal on Syria chemical weapons Was this in the US government’s wider plans? Russia seems to be exercising true diplomacy to diffuse US aggression in the middle east. While this seems to be a de-escalation of the tense situation that had developed over the past month and had came to a head with US threats ...
Privacy Scandal: NSA Can Spy on Smart Phone Data
2013 09 09
SPIEGEL has learned from internal NSA documents that the US intelligence agency has the capability of tapping user data from the iPhone, devices using Android as well as BlackBerry, a system previously believed to be highly secure. The United States’ National Security Agency intelligence-gathering operation is capable of accessing user data from smart phones from all leading manufacturers. Top secret ...
How the "Internet of Things" May Change the World
2013 09 09
Some light promotion and surface criticism of "the internet of things." How The Internet of Things might work: National Geographic brushes on how the Internet of things is coming, but only brushes on the idea that only bad guys (enemies of the state and mischief makers) will capitalize on ’flaws’ in the system. No word on how the interconnectedness, artificial intelligence, ...
Is Free Energy Slowly Being Unveiled?
2013 09 09
Ere many generations pass, our machinery will be driven by a power obtainable at any point of the universe. Throughout space there is energy. -- Nikola Tesla, 1892 When Tesla invented the first wireless communication device, he also discovered a form of free energy radiating throughout the whole universe. He planned on displaying wireless electric power with his Wardenclyffe Tower ...
Amazing Mars solar eclipse videos caught by Curiosity Rover
2013 09 09
NASA’s Curiosity rover has captured two stunning videos of solar eclipses from the surface of Mars, including one that shows the Red Planet’s skies darkening dramatically above the 1-ton robot. Curiosity recorded the two Mars solar eclipse videos on back-to-back days last month, Aug. 19 and Aug. 20. In both cases, Phobos -- the larger of Mars’ two tiny moons -- ...
Stroke victim cannot stop helping others after developing pathological generosity
2013 09 09
A man in Brazlil developed what doctors have called pathological generosity, after a stroke damaged parts of his brain causing his behaviour to change. The 49-year-old began to give away money, food and drinks excessively after a stroke disrupted the part of his brain related to higher thinking and decision making. Researchers at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro concluded the ...
US: There is no Evidence Syrian Government Carried Out Attacks
2013 09 09
US White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough made the unbelievable admission this week that Western interests have concluded Syria carried out an alleged chemical attack in eastern Damascus based on "common sense" rather than "irrefutable evidence." Slate’s "White House: “Common-Sense Test” And Not “Irrefutable” Evidence Hold Assad Responsible," states [emphasis added]: White House Chief of Staff Dennis ...
Constructing The Mind Controlled State - DK Ultra
2013 09 09
The Hive Visiting Denmark and living in Denmark are two totally different states of mind. To the visitor, it is indeed a green and pleasant land. Small and tidy with an apparently happy and welcoming populace. One overlooks the small things, the little irritants and peculiarities because one is on ’vacation’. It is when one lives permanently there that those same ’small ...
Victor Svyatski: The Man Behind Femen - Picks "Prettiest Girls," Calls Them "Bitches" and “weak”
2013 09 08
It’s the Ukranian feminist group that embarrassed President Putin. Its activists have staged many protests against sexual and political repression by stripping to their waists in carefully choreographed media stunts. “Our mission is protest, our weapons are bare breasts,” runs their slogan. Now, a new documentary screening at the Venice Film Festival has revealed that Femen was founded and is controlled ...
Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the "American Dream"
2013 09 08
The following description text is from the uploader at YouTube: The next time you hear the Jews (I’m a Jew!) say that they don’t own Hollywood, listen to them brag about it in their own video! They can’t have it both ways! Incidentally, this is an edited version of this excellent video. The entire video can be purchased from A&E Home ...
The Mystery of the Missing Pyramidion of Khufu
2013 09 06
One of the mysteries of Giza is the missing pyramidion or capstone of the Great Pyramid of Khufu. Since modern recorded history, the Great Pyramid has been topless, with several meters of its apex missing. Egyptologists have assumed that the pyramid was originally capped by a small pyramid called a pyramidion. If that is true, then what happened to it, ...
This Man’s Smell Hallucinations Can Predict the Weather
2013 09 06
Along with the tremors, stiff muscles and difficulty walking, about a third of Parkinson’s patients experience hallucinations. And for one patient, those hallucinations were both horrible and predictive. He smelled an intense, skunk-like, oniony smell that got worse when a storm was coming. According to the International Journal of Biometeorology, he is the “first reported case of weather-induced exacerbation of ...
US scientists claim world’s most accurate clock
2013 09 06
US scientists say they have built the world’s most precise clock, whose ticking rate varies less than two parts in one quintillion, or 10 times better than any other. The clock, made from the element ytterbium, could be used for technological advancements beyond timekeeping, such as navigation systems, magnetic fields and temperature. "The stability of the ytterbium lattice clocks opens the ...
Hitler’s bodyguard dead at 96
2013 09 06
Adolf Hitler’s personal bodyguard, who was the last surviving witness of the Nazi dictator’s final days in the bunker towards the end of World War II, has died, his agent said Friday. Rochus Misch died aged 96 in Berlin on Thursday after failing to recover from a heart attack, Michael Stehle, who owns the rights to a book written by Misch, ...
Made-To-Order Materials: Engineers Focus On the Nano to Create Strong, Lightweight Materials
2013 09 06
The lightweight skeletons of organisms such as sea sponges display a strength that far exceeds that of humanmade products constructed from similar materials. Scientists have long suspected that the difference has to do with the hierarchical architecture of the biological materials -- the way the silica-based skeletons are built up from different structural elements, some of which are measured on the ...
Top Chemical Weapons Expert Highly Skeptical of U.S. Case Against Syrian Govt
2013 09 06
Jean Pascal Zanders is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s top chemical weapons experts, having been quoted in the last two weeks about Syrian chemical weapons by McClatchy, Time, the Los Angeles Times, Post-Gazette, Huffington Post, Der Spiegel, Agence France-Presse, Global Post, the Telegraph, and many other publications. We interviewed Zanders by phone. Q: You were quoted in the ...
When War is Swell: the Carlyle Group and the Middle East at War
2013 09 06
The Knights of the Revolving Door Paris. A couple of weeks ago, in a dress rehearsal for her next presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton, the doyenne of humanitarian interventionism, made a pit-stop at the Carlyle Group to brief former luminaries of the imperial war rooms about her shoot-first-don’t-ask-questions foreign policy. For those of you who have put the playbill of the Bush administration into ...
NSA Blackmailing Corporate Media? - Russ Tice
2013 09 06
" ...former NSA intelligence analyst, Russ Tice [talks] about his revelations of high level wiretaps on US government officials and what it means for democracy." Tune into Red Ice Radio: James Bamford - NSA, U.S. Cyber Command & the Global Brave New World of Surveillance Julia & BJ Davis - Hour 1 & 2 - Top Priority: The Terror Within Dan Johnson - Hour ...
US Senator Warns of Nuke Strike After Missing Warheads Report
2013 09 06
Nuke strike for South Carolina? Is this a chilling warning, or a sensationalized fearmongering push for Syria invasion?... --- Sen Graham Warns of Nuke Strike After Missing Warheads Report Alex Jones & Anthony Gucciardi | Infowars Senator Lindsay Graham has warned South Carolinians about the threat of a ‘terrorist nuclear attack’ on the same day that our exclusive high level military intel ...
Banishing consciousness: the mystery of anaesthesia
2013 09 05
I walk into the operating theatre feeling vulnerable in a draughty gown and surgical stockings. Two anaesthetists in green scrubs tell me to stash my belongings under the trolley and lie down. "Can we get you something to drink from the bar?" they joke, as one deftly slides a needle into my left hand. I smile weakly and ask for a ...
New Giant Volcano Below Sea Is Largest in the World
2013 09 05
Tamu Massif in the northwest Pacific challenges traditional views of ocean science. A volcano the size of New Mexico or the British Isles has been identified under the Pacific Ocean, about 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) east of Japan, making it the biggest volcano on Earth and one of the biggest in the solar system. Called Tamu Massif, the giant shield volcano had ...
The mysterious ancient Chinese hanging coffins
2013 09 05
The mystery of the ancient hanging coffins suspended on a Chinese cliff face On the mountain cliffs in Gongxian in Sichuan province, China, lies a peculiar sight –hundreds of ancient wooden coffins hanging precariously from the cliff face. Some believe they were hung on cliffs to be within reach of the gods, while others theorise that it was to keep ...
Google Glass app will map your face to detect your emotions
2013 09 05
A facial recognition app has been created for the Google Glass platform which maps your face and detects your emotions based on your expressions. One of the proposed uses of the tech is to assist autistic people, who often are unable to recognize facial emotional expressions, in identifying and memorizing certain displayed emotions. The new app is described by DVice: In recent ...
Birds hold ’funerals’ for the dead
2013 09 05
Some birds, it seems, hold funerals for their dead. When western scrub jays encounter a dead bird, they call out to one another and stop foraging. The jays then often fly down to the dead body and gather around it, scientists have discovered. The behaviour may have evolved to warn other birds of nearby danger, report researchers in California, who have published the ...
China pulls 220,000 pounds of dead fish from a polluted river
2013 09 05
A disturbing 220,000 lbs of dead fish have choked China’s Fuhe River in Hubei province. This latest mass death comes after other incidents of dead animals, including pigs and ducks, rotting in Chinese waterways. Residents are understandably worried about the causes of death, as well as the safety of the drinking water. Local authorities assure the public that contrary to ...
Dreaming of Mars: How Astronauts Could Hibernate On Long Voyage
2013 09 05
There are ambitious projects to get humans on Mars largely driven by entrepreneurs with private and corporate investment. Companies such as Space X and Mars One are speeding towards the goal of colonizing the red planet. NASA, currently lagging behind such ventures, is attempting to catch up by revolutionizing technology to make the challenge of human space travel less difficult and ...
Is mathematics an effective way to describe the world?
2013 09 04
Mathematics has been called the language of the universe. Scientists and engineers often speak of the elegance of mathematics when describing physical reality, citing examples such as π, E=mc2, and even something as simple as using abstract integers to count real-world objects. Yet while these examples demonstrate how useful math can be for us, does it mean that the physical ...
Dead Symphony
2013 09 04
Saskia Moore’s Dead Symphony Dead Symphony is an immersive performance piece based on the sounds that people hear during near-death experiences. It was created by Saskia Moore, a Melbourne born, London based visual artist, in collaboration with award-winning UK music ensemble Apartment House. "There are very good, documented accounts of the visual side of a near death experience, and what that experience ...
Training the older brain in 3-D: Video game enhances cognitive control
2013 09 04
It’s long been thought that challenging the brain in later years could keep it healthy and well functioning. New findings from a study published in Nature seem to support this theory through the medium of video games. We’ll be generous and assume that this is why 77 year old Senator John McCain was caught this week playing poker games on his ...
I hear dead people! "Voice-cloning tech gives new life to silenced greats"
2013 09 04
Ever wonder what it would be like if you could “talk” to your great-great-great-grandchildren? Or listen to Frank Sinatra sing a song that has yet to be written? That’s the promise of voice cloning — the next generation of text-to-speech technology that could replace the robotic, emotionless computer voices that dominate today. The digital process aims to capture and computerize a ...
Syria’s ’chemical weapons’ turn out to be sodium fluoride - as used in the U.S. water supply!
2013 09 04
Bombshell: Syria’s ’chemical weapons’ turn out to be sodium fluoride used in the U.S. water supply and sold at Wal-Mart Natural News can now reveal that the Syria chemical weapons narrative being pushed by the White House is an outlandish hoax. To understand why, you have to start with the story published in The Independent entitled Revealed: Government let British company export ...
Syria’s Rich Archaeological Treasures Imperiled by Civil War
2013 09 04
The Romans occupied modern-day Syria, and before them, the Assyrians, Persians and Akkadians built empires there. The country is home to ancient Paleolithic fossils, some of the earliest evidence of agriculture and one of the largest troves of cuneiform tablets ever discovered. "It’s probably one of the oldest occupied areas of the Earth," said Emma Cunliffe, an archaeology researcher at Durham University ...
Your Brain on Yoga: A Blueprint for Transformation
2013 09 04
I began my journey as an aspiring neuroscientist determined to understand the basis of what makes us human. What was our most fundamental essence that allowed us to be, express and function in all the wondrous ways that we do? I knew the answer had to lie in the brain, the most complex and mysterious organ in the body and ...
Mystery Deepens Over Ancient African Coins Discovered in Northern Australia
2013 09 04
In 1944, Royal Australian Air Force serviceman Maurie Isenberg discovered five coins from medieval Africa on a beach...in Australia! Thought to date back to the 12th century, the mystery of how they ended up discovered beside the sea, some 10,000km and 900 years from their origin, has continued to this day. Investigations earlier this year suggested that local Aboriginal mythology ...
Mummies set on fire as looters raid Egyptian museum
2013 09 04
Ancient Egyptian artefacts including jewellery, pottery, coins, sculptures were stolen and two mummies set on fire during unrest across the country, says an archaeologist. In the latest round of violence that gripped Egypt after security forces cracked down on supporters of the ousted Mohammed Morsi, vandals looted a museum in the upper Egyptian town of Minyai. Monica Hanna, an Egyptian archaeologist, ...
Brzezinski Admits Alternative Media Stalling War With Syria
2013 09 04
During a short interview with Germany’s DW News last Monday, former US National Security Adviser and Trilateral Commission co-founder Zbigniew Brzezinski commented on the growing inefficiency of war due to the increased political knowledge of the public. “Given the contemporary reality of what I have called in my writings ‘Global Political Awakening,’ a policy of force based primarily on Western and ...
Exclusive: High Level Source Confirms Secret US Nuclear Warhead Transfer
2013 09 04
A high level source inside the military has now confirmed to us that Dyess Air Force base is actively moving nuclear warheads to the East Coast of the United States in a secret transfer that has no paper trail. According to the high level military source, who has a strong record of continually being proven correct in deep military activity, the ...
How Steve Jobs Turned Technology — And Apple — Into Religion
2013 09 03
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. ~John F. Kennedy Steve Jobs being dead hasn’t diminished the power of his name, or the Apple brand. In fact, it has only reinforced the ’spirituality’ of the company he left behind - the company, many can demonstrate, has been deliberately honed into a cult-like religious orthodoxy. Brett ...
After Watson, IBM looks to build ’Brain In A Box’
2013 09 03
Imagine Watson with reason and better communication skills. The Watson supercomputer may be able to beat reigning Jeopardy champions, but scientists at IBM (IBM) are developing new, super-smart computer chips designed from the human brain -- and that might ultimately prove much more impressive. These new silicon “neurosynaptic chips,” which will be fed using about the same amount of energy it takes ...
Israel’s Killer Robots
2013 09 03
An exposé from VICE examines the world of drones in Israel: "Israel is the world’s biggest exporter of military drones, used around the world for everything from surveillance to precision rocket attacks on speeding cars in remote locales. Israel’s drone program hasn’t stirred as much controversy as its American counterpart, but not because their targeted killings are any less fatal." This video ...
UK Seeds of destruction. Just say no to GMO.
2013 09 03
Everybody should be aware of the saying ‘You are what you eat’ by now. This is a very true statement. Therefore to take care of yourself properly, you need to monitor what you are feeding your body for energy, wellness and sustenance. Unfortunately most people are not so caring about their own health. How many people do you see flooding ...
HEMISPHERE : DEA Has Been Secretly Snooping on More Phone Calls Than Even the NSA
2013 09 02
Report: DEA Has Been Secretly Snooping on More Americans’ Phone Calls Than Even the NSA By Matt Welch | Reason The New York Times last night published an article that should put to rest the debate over whether we live in a free country. We don’t: For at least six years, law enforcement officials working on a ...
Obama postpones World War III till next week
2013 09 02
US President Obama announced on Saturday that World War III has been postponed. Rather than unilaterally bombing Syria, and setting off a regional conflagration that could escalate into nuclear confrontation with Russia, Obama has decided to seek Congressional approval before risking blowing up the world. Obama’s surprise move left observers stunned – especially Israeli leaders and lobbyists, who had gleefully assured the ...
Fukushima workers told to cover detection devices with lead to downplay radiation levels
2013 09 02
TEPCO has been caught lying about radiation levels at Fukushima yet again, this time it was reported that people working at the plant were told to cover their radiation detection devices with lead so the reading would come in below the legal limit. BBC reported that: The Japanese government says it will investigate a report that workers at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi ...
Assange marks 1,000 days of confinement
2013 09 02
WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange on Monday marked 1,000 days of confinement, mostly spent under house arrest. Since June 2012, Assange has been holed up in a room five meters wide, in London’s Ecuadorian Embassy, where he is reportedly working 17 hours a day. "We see the escalating war against those who commit the act of journalism. This is escalating from month to ...
Turning the Tables? Group Challenges Domestic Surveillance by Tracking Obama
2013 09 02
In response to what some consider over-reaching surveillance programs conducted by U.S. intelligence agencies, which have been shown to collect thousands of communications with no terror connection, a group decrying the privacy implications of these programs is turning the tables on the president. According to the Creator’s Project, “Where is Obama” pinpoints the location of President Barack Obama using what the ...
Was CIA Chief John Brennan Behind Journalist’s Murder?
2013 09 02
As far as the mainstream media is concerned this story is dead, the mystery solved, the establishment narrative protected. But the alternative and independent media will continue to search for answers in journalist Michael Hastings’ suspicious, unaccountable death. From WCJournalism.com: "Hastings, who was 33-years-old when he died, had received threats from government officials in response to his work. In one of his books, ...
Scientists Capture Rare Photographs of Red Lightning
2013 09 02
Jason Ahrns, a graduate student at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, and other scientists from the U.S. Air Force Academy and Fort Lewis College—all part of a project sponsored by the National Science Foundation—have been on a mission. This summer, the group has taken to the skies in the National Center for Atmospheric Research’s Gulfstream V research aircraft, logging a total ...
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