October 2013
News archive

NSA officials told to evoke 9/11 sympathies when justifying mass surveillance
2013 10 31
A newly released internal document reveals details of how officials at the American National Security Agency (NSA) should cite 9/11 and the fear of future attacks when answering questions about the spying programme. Al Jazeera America obtained the government document through a Freedom of Information Act request, which details ’soundbites that resonate’ and suggested talking points when dealing with the ...
Neurologist Warns of Exploding Neurodegenerative Disease Due to Chemtrail Toxins
2013 10 31
Chemtrails are real and they are dangerous, yet so many people still deny their existence. Well if a former Airforce veteran, chemicals and bio-environmental engineering whistle blower or other researchers aren’t convincing enough, then perhaps a neurologist will help people wake up to the fact that millions of tons of cancer-causing and brain-debilitating nano-particles are being dumped from the air ...
Viking ’Thing’ Discovered Beneath Parking Lot in Scotland
2013 10 31
A Viking parliamentary site that dates to the 11th century has been found beneath a parking lot in Scotland. The site, located in the town of Dingwall, Scotland, was dubbed a "Thing" site, referring to its name in antiquity. Like other Thing sites, this one was likely a place where ancient Norsemen gathered to settle legal disputes, uphold laws and make ...
When Governments Go After Witches
2013 10 31
Most Western countries stopped executing people for witchcraft by the late 1700s. To this day, however, many governments around the world still pursue people suspected of sorcery. Here are five places where the global hunt for witches continues. 1. Swaziland’s Regulations on Broomstick Flight After a private detective in Swaziland was arrested on charges of violating airspace rules with a makeshift ...
Woman Clones Dead Dog Twice
2013 10 31
Heading for trouble? A woman who has cloned her dead dog not once, but twice... READ: Synthetic Biologist: Cloned Children, ‘Handpicked Genes’ Right Around the Corner Tune into Red Ice Radio as guests speak on the possibilities and ramifications of cloning, science, religion, transhumanism, and more: John Lash - The Archons, The Transhuman Con & Divine Transactions Freeman - Obama, Cloning & The Coming Space ...
Astronomers discover infernal earth-like planet that ‘shouldn’t be’
2013 10 31
The space scientists are baffled after finding the first ever Earth-sized planet, which has the same density as our home world, and violates all known planetary formation theories by its existence. The discovery of Kepler-78b was made by two separate groups of astronomers in the US and Switzerland, who were analyzing data from NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope. The new planet orbits a ...
Blackbeard’s cannons among pirate booty raised by US archaeologists on treasure hunt
2013 10 31
Five large cannons from a sunken ship captained by the legendary pirate Blackbeard have been recovered by US archaeologists. The cannons were raised from the wreck of the Queen Anne’s Revenge, sunk off the coast of North Carolina, state officials said. The cannons, four of which weighed between 900 and 1,360 kilograms, were excavated by a team attached to the North Carolina ...
Larken Rose: Russell Brand, Get a Clue!
2013 10 31
Red Ice comment: Refreshing clarity from Larken Rose! Are you listening? Are you understanding this? From Larken Rose: After people nagging me about it, I finally watched the "controversial" interview with Russell Brand. Here is my response. Video from: youtube.com Russell Brand’s Fantasy of a Socialist Egalitarian Utopia - Red Ice Commentary
Curtailing Free Speech: FCC Prepares ’Fairness Doctrine’ for the Internet
2013 10 30
Government and Obama administration attempt to squelch political speech of their ideological enemies The Federal Communications Commission will facilitate the government’s prospective sovietization of private sector media with its “Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs,” a survey planned for a field test roll-out in 2014, according to a story posted on The Daily Caller today. The FCC will “collect a remarkably wide ...
NSA chief says phone records were swept up as part of a NATO defense program, not NSA spying
2013 10 30
The director of the National Security Agency says millions of telephone phone records of European citizens were swept up as part of a NATO program to protect the alliance’s member nations and military operations. Gen. Keith Alexander told a House Intelligence panel Tuesday that the U.S. did not collect the European records alone, as was reported over the last week to ...
National Geographic & Zahi Hawass accused of corrupt payments
2013 10 30
National Geographic may be facing an unexpected challenge to its reputation as one of the world’s most respected educational and scientific institutions amid reports that it is under investigation in the United States over its ties to a former Egyptian official who for years held the keys to his country’s many popular antiquities. At issue is whether the Washington-based organisation, which ...
Extraordinary Eagle And Serptent Sculpture Found in London
2013 10 30
Archaeologists have discovered an extraordinary Roman sculpture in the form of an eagle firmly grasping a writhing serpent in its beak. The find was uncovered on a site in the City of London, ahead of development of a 16 storey 291 bed hotel by Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP) and its development partners Endurance Land. The team from MOLA (Museum of ...
Samhain - The Celtic roots of Halloween
2013 10 30
As millions of children and adults participate in the fun of Halloween on the night of October 31st, few will be aware of its ancient Celtic roots in the Samhain (Samain) festival. In Celtic Ireland about 2,000 years ago, Samhain was the division of the year between the lighter half (summer) and the darker half (winter). At Samhain the division ...
Police Cars Fitted With Tracking Device Cannon
2013 10 30
Making tracking technology ’cool’ and acceptable. Iintelligence agencies have been able to track vehicles and people for decades, often extra-judicially. This new ’canon’ simply brings it to the mainstream. We’ve pointed out repeatedly that technology is a tool which can be used for good or for bad. While nobody wants to see people hurt during high-speed chases, the potential for abuse of ...
John Carpenter’s Prophetic Visions of the American Police State
2013 10 30
“I’m disgusted by what we’ve become in America. I truly believe there is brain death in this country. Everything we see is designed to sell us something. The only thing they want to do is take our money.”—John Carpenter John Carpenter’s films, known primarily for their horror themes, inevitably feature pulse-pounding soundtracks, slow-moving camera work and hair-raising jolts to the nervous ...
The Magnificent Failure of www.Healthcare.Gov
2013 10 30
The federal government is coercive and incompetent. The public vaguely understands this, although only in theory. People have a difficult time imagining just how incompetent the federal government is, because it is too big to understand. It spends over $3.5 trillion a year. People can understand crony favoritism when we are talking about a few million dollars. This is comprehensible. But ...
Well Connected Russell Brand
2013 10 30
Russell Brand, who suffers from bipolar disorder, meets the Queen. Is Russell Brand controlled by the spooks? On MTV, a day after 9/11, Russell Brand dressed up like Osama Bin Laden. In 2004, Brand achieved fame as the host of a spin-off of the spooky Big Brother. Russell Brand is dating Jemima Khan (nee Goldsmith) (and she is the Associate Editor of the Fabian ...
Mark Passio - New Age Bullshit And The Suppression Of The Sacred Masculine
2013 10 29
This is the extended podcast version of the presentation Mark Passio gave at the Free Your Mind 2 Conference in Philadelphia on April 27, 2013. In this presentation Mark talks about the "New" Age Movement as another Religion to control people’s minds and prevent them from developing a deep understanding of Natural Law. Mark goes through 10 "New" Age Deceptions ...
’Shockwave Of Fire’ Rained Down After Old Comet Strike On Earth, Scientists Say
2013 10 29
Speak about destruction. A comet slammed into Earth’s atmosphere 28 million years ago and basically killed everything with fire below, leaving a huge deposit of yellow silica glass in its wake, a team of astronomers say. The evidence — a black pebble found by an Egyptian geologist within this vast tract of glass — is believed to be a part of ...
Something Is Killing Life All Over The Pacific Ocean – Could It Be Fukushima?
2013 10 29
Why is there so much death and disease among sea life living near the west coast of North America right now? Could the hundreds of tons of highly radioactive water that are being released into the Pacific Ocean from Fukushima every single day have anything to do with it? When I wrote my last article about Fukushima, I got a lot ...
Facebook Login Demanding “Government ID” For Some Users
2013 10 29
Some Facebook users are getting locked out of their accounts until they verify their identity with a government ID This week a large number of Facebook users have been locked out of their accounts and are being forced to submit a government ID before they are allowed to log back in. This is part of a process that Facebook began ...
Learning Fear: Mommy I Got an A in Terror!
2013 10 29
Active Shooter Drills and Terror In Schools In today’s schools, various drills go on throughout the school year such as ’live shooter drills’ (with gun sounds and sometimes blood and bodies), terror-on-the-bus drills (deadly hijackings), and ’drug busts’ (with drug dogs and planted narcotics). You can dress it up any which way you want, be it ’preparedness’, be it ’security from ...
EU Proposal to Monitor "Intolerant" Citizens
2013 10 29
"There is no need to be tolerant to the intolerant" — European Framework National Statute for the Promotion of Tolerance, Article 4 "The supra-national surveillance that it would imply would certainly be a dark day for European democracy." — European Dignity Watch While European leaders are busy expressing public indignation over reports of American espionage operations ...
Jimmy Savile’s Driver, Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Child, Found Dead Before Trial
2013 10 29
More developments in the Jimmy Savile paedophilia case. Former BBC employee and driver of paedophile Jimmy Savile, David Smith, 66, has been found dead in his home the day of his scheduled court appearance. His death is being reported as a suicide, but a postmortem still has yet to be carried out by officials. Whatever David Smith knew, accused of being involved ...
Mind Control: DARPA works on reading brains in real time
2013 10 29
The following article pretty much speaks for itself. DARPA is reportedly working under ’the best intentions’ to perfect neuropsychiatry by wiring people’s brains up to ’report’ what they think and how they’re feeling. This will apparently eliminate the need for "dialogue" between doctor and patient. How can BRAIN IMPLANTS which track brain signals NOT be a major step in the ...
Russell Brand’s Fantasy of a Socialist Egalitarian Utopia - Red Ice Commentary
2013 10 29
In a recent diatribe on BBC, Hollywood actor Russell Brand with Jeremy Paxman spoke candidly about his desire to create a “Socialist egalitarian system based on the massive redistribution of wealth and heavy taxation of corporations.” In this commentary we question Brand’s so called “good intentions” and how qualified he really is to talk about these topics as a multi-millionaire. ...
Introduction as to How a Voluntary Society Could Function
2013 10 29
For those of you minarchists who are on demand feeding, this video gives an excellent introduction as to how the only legitimate government services (i.e., security, arbitration, incarceration) might be handled by the free market in a voluntary society. As the creator of the video himself states, the ideas presented in the video are only a start. Since a voluntary ...
The Lost Boys: Corey Feldman on Predators and Sexual Abuse in Hollywood
2013 10 28
Corey Feldman has been coming forward over the past few years with details on his life as a child star in Hollywood, and the terrible and tragic fate of other kids in the business, especially his longtime friend and fellow actor Corey Haim. His newest book reveals details that may horrify but not surprise those who already have looked into the ...
Royal cover up: Police censor Jimmy Savile interview transcript
2013 10 28
Paedophile Jimmy Savile named the royal family in his bombshell interview with police but any mention of them was removed from the released transcripts. The papers from a 2009 police quiz were released last week following a seven-month battle by the Daily Star Sunday. But the 26 pages – which exposed the evil pervert as a bully and a liar – came ...
’Lost world’ discovered in remote Australia
2013 10 28
Scientists have found a “lost world” on a remote Australian peninsula that revealed three new species believed to be at least one million years old. The expedition, a collaboration between James Cook University and National Geographic, brought tropical biologist Conrad Hoskin and Harvard University researcher Tim Laman to the Cape York Peninsula in northeast Australia, where they discovered a new leaf-tail ...
300 Million Chinese Men Descended From Just 3 Stone Age Grandfathers?
2013 10 28
More than 40 per cent of the Chinese Han population can trace their family tree back to three ‘super-grandfathers’ who lived during the Neolithic era Our understanding of human history is currently undergoing a revolution. The technology that makes this possible is fast and cheap DNA sequencing that reveals an individual’s genetic code in just a few hours. By comparing the ...
UK Man Arrested, Charged With Hacking US Gov Computers
2013 10 28
It’s interesting how this British man has been arrested and charged for hacking into and snooping around the files of NASA and the U.S. Army, while the NSA hacks other nations’ President’s emails and taps leaders’ phones , and collects MILLIONS of emails and other online data without permission or oversight - all seemingly with complete impunity. Where are the arrests ...
Computer Scientists ’Prove’ God Exists
2013 10 28
Two scientists have formalized a theorem regarding the existence of God penned by mathematician Kurt Gödel. But the God angle is somewhat of a red herring -- the real step forward is the example it sets of how computers can make scientific progress simpler. As headlines go, it’s certainly an eye-catching one. "Scientists Prove Existence of God," German daily Die Welt ...
Russell Brand Calls For “Massive Redistribution of Wealth”, “Socialist Egalitarianism”
2013 10 25
Comedian Calls For Socialism, And He’s Not Joking “The plans may differ, the planners are all alike.” -Frederic Bastiat Famed comedian Russell Brand has taken a step into the political sphere and become an editor at The New Statesman magazine. His new political agenda he says is a ”socialist egalitarian system” involving a “massive redistribution of wealth”, “heavy taxation of corporations”, ...
Help wanted in Fukushima: Low pay, high risks and gangsters
2013 10 25
Tetsuya Hayashi went to Fukushima to take a job at ground zero of the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. He lasted less than two weeks. Hayashi, 41, says he was recruited for a job monitoring the radiation exposure of workers leaving the plant in the summer of 2012. Instead, when he turned up for work, he was handed off through a ...
Ancient Bees May Have Been Wiped Out with the Dinosaurs
2013 10 25
Scientists are now saying that bees may have suffered a die-off during the dinosaur extinction. No word on if the dinos planned to build a replacement bee army of robots, as Harvard Microrobotics Labs have been working on. More on the ancient bee disaster from BBCNews... --- Dino impact also decimated bees, says study From : BBC Scientists say there was a widespread extinction of ...
IMF Pushes Plan to Plunder Global Wealth
2013 10 25
A controversial report released this month by the International Monetary Fund outlines schemes to have big-spending governments with out-of-control debts plunder humanity’s wealth using a mix of much higher taxes and outright confiscation. The goal: Prop up Big Government. Because people and their assets are generally mobile, the radical IMF document, dubbed “Taxing Times,” also proposes measures to prevent them ...
Mexico halts all GMO corn from being planted
2013 10 25
Just days before a recent March Against Monsanto protest that took place globally on October 12, Mexico, the geographical birthplace of modern-day corn, instituted a regulatory ban on all plantings of genetically modified (GM) varieties of this staple food crop. A victory for food freedom and agricultural integrity, the announcement was made at a press conference in Mexico City on ...
Scientists Create Light Bulb that Provides Superfast Wireless Internet
2013 10 25
Chinese scientists have been developing the tech to make LED lightbulbs wi-fi emitters, so where there is light, there is internet. While they do present the advantages of this technology, such as freedom from traditional routers and faster internet speeds, as well as ease-of-access to signals, it remains to be seen if this is a better or worse idea for people’s ...
Want to know who’s spying on you online? There’s an app for that
2013 10 25
Mozilla has released a tool that will allow users of the Firefox browser to know which companies are tracking them online. Would you like to know who’s watching which websites you visit? Well there’s an app for that. It’s standard practice for advertisers to keeps tabs on the sites you frequent using tracking cookies. Tracking cookies are small text files that are ...
Ancient tattoos may have been used as medicine
2013 10 24
We know that many ancient peoples practiced tattooing, based on the body art we see represented in figurines and wall carvings. But these tattoos found on the skin of the mummified 5,000-year-old body of Ötzi the Iceman reveal that body art wasn’t just ceremonial. Over at Archaeology magazine, there’s a fantastic article on ancient tattoos, many of which were incredibly ...
Sergei Krikalev, the World’s Most Prolific Time Traveler
2013 10 24
Is time travel a fact or is it just science fiction? Thanks to time dilation and Einstein’s theory of relativity, we know that time travel can and actually does happen, albeit only in extremely tiny increments at the speeds and distances we can travel in space. If you add up the accumulated speed cosmonaut Sergei Krivalev [left] has traveled in ...
Antibiotics Can’t Keep Up With ’Nightmare’ Superbugs
2013 10 24
We’re used to relying on antibiotics to cure bacterial infections. But there are now strains of bacteria that are resistant to even the strongest antibiotics, and are causing deadly infections. According to the CDC, "more than 2 million people in the United States every year get infected with a resistant bacteria, and about 23,000 people die from it," journalist David ...
Quake: Wall of rock rises out of the ground in the Philippines
2013 10 24
As the magnitude 7.2 earthquake ended on Oct. 15, residents of Sitio Kumayot in Barangay Anonang heard an explosive sound like a thunderclap. Villagers watched in horrified disbelief as the ground cracked open and, with smoke and the stench of sulphur spreading, one side started to rise. Image: Residents stand next to a long earthen wall which formed following the ...
"Other Universes are Pulling on Our Universe" -- New Planck Data Triggers Controversy
2013 10 24
Is our universe merely one of billions? Evidence of the existence of ’multiverse’ revealed for the first time by a cosmic map of background radiation data gathered by Planck telescope. The first ’hard evidence’ that other universes exist has been claimed to have been found by cosmologists studying new Planck data released this past June. They have concluded that it ...
Police say Aurora shooting suspect had Batman mask
2013 10 24
The defendant in the Colorado movie theater shooting had the day of the attack marked "with a unique symbol" on a calendar, a Batman mask and a violent drawing in his apartment, according to testimony Wednesday. The discoveries were revealed during a pretrial hearing on whether evidence seized from the apartment after the shooting can be introduced at James Holmes’ trial. There ...
The Sandy Hook Massacre: School Demolition Crew Sworn to Silence
2013 10 24
Employees of a construction company contracted by Newtown to demolish Sandy Hook Elementary School must sign non-disclosure agreements before commencing work on the project, scheduled to begin October 21. The contracts reserve the right to pursue legal action against workers who publicly discuss what might be observed as the 57-year-old structure is leveled. Penalties also apply to employee attempts at removing ...
Meet SIBIOS: Argentina’s Massive, Orwellian Biometric Database
2013 10 23
Two years ago, the UK dismantled their national ID scheme and shredded their National Identity Registry in response to great public outcry over the privacy-invasive program. Unfortunately privacy protections have been less rosy elsewhere. In Argentina, the national ID fight was lost some time ago. A law enacted during the military dictatorship forced all individuals to obtain a government-mandated ID. ...
Leaves Of Gold: Researchers Find Gold Growing On Eucalyptus Trees
2013 10 23
Researchers in Australia have detected gold particles in the leaves of Eucalyptus trees, a sign that indicates the presence of deeply buried gold deposits nearby. Traces of gold are sometimes found in soils surrounding Eucalyptus trees; however, without heavily disturbing the area and digging to great depths it is difficult to determine whether the trees are indeed located above as yet ...
The U.S. Capitol and the Temple in Man
2013 10 23
The United States Capitol, rising atop Capitol Hill in the monument city of Washington, D.C. may well be the most famous building in the world. To Americans the cast-iron, Capitol dome, dressed in pure white sandstone, is a symbol of strength and democracy. Radiant. Luminous. Shining. Freedom rings from this beautiful bell. How many recognize the Capitol is a temple? Thomas ...
Air Force Officers Caught Sleeping with Security Doors Open on Nuke Base
2013 10 23
Air Force officers in charge of securing nuclear missiles have been caught violating safety standards twice this year, the Associated Press reported. These airmen, called “missileers,” were caught leaving a security door open while the missileer on duty was sleeping, a violation of the Air Force’s security standards. The security doors known as blast doors are supposed to prevent terrorists from entering ...
Markets are solving the food waste problem
2013 10 23
Tesco, one of Britain’s largest supermarkets, has revealed that it threw out 30,000 tonnes of food in the last six months. Customers throw out yet more. Appalling waste caused by the ’pile it high, sell it cheap’ capitalist ethic? Nobody likes waste, particularly those of us in the baby boom generation whose parents had lived through wartime rationing – or those ...
Did SEAL Team Six Die in a Helicopter Explosion During the Bin Laden Raid?
2013 10 23
The following articles examine the official and witness stories from the days of the Bin Laden Raid in Pakistan 2011. What really happened that day we still do not know, and the U.S. government and military certainly continue to lie and obfuscate. 21st Century Wire reports on eyewitness testimony and asks whether the SEAL Team 6 casualties from the ...
Stone Age people may have battled against a zombie apocalypse
2013 10 23
Discovery of skulls with their faces smashed in posthumously suggests Neolithic people believed the dead posed a threat to the living. The zombie apocalypse may be much more than a plot device exploited by modern horror movies. In fact, fears about the walking dead may go back all the way to the Stone Age. Archaeologists working in Europe and ...
Atlantis Discovered? Reports of New Mysterious Underwater Pyramid Found Near Azores
2013 10 22
Was it home of the advanced prehistoric civilization known as Atlantis? A new mysterious giant underwater pyramid was discovered between the islands of Terceira and São Miguel in the Azores Islands. Sailor Diocleciano Smith has discovered, based on bathymetry readings, a 60 meters high and 8000 meters wide underwater pyramid near the Bank De João de Castro, between the islands of ...
‘Sea Serpents’ Or Harbingers? Oarfish Washed Up Before Japan Quake
2013 10 22
Could the appearance of rare “sea serpents” washing ashore beaches in Southern California portend disaster? The question comes following the discovery of the carcass of a rare 18-foot-long oarfish off the coast of Catalina Island on Oct. 13, followed by another snakelike 14-foot-long oarfish found on Oct. 18 in Oceanside. Fishermen in Japan reported a sharp uptick in oarfish sightings in March ...
Barnaby Jack Was Right: Cheney Admits His Pacemaker was Disabled to Prevent Assassination
2013 10 22
Barnaby Jack, the 35-year-old hacker who was found dead in July of this year was right. Medical devices can be hacked, and the government has known this for years. At the time of his death, the cause of which has still not been made public, Jack was head of Embedded Device Security at IOActive. He was a day or so away ...
Satellite To Fall To Earth in Uncontrolled Descent
2013 10 22
The European Space Agency estimates that a satellite weighing 2,425 pounds (1,100 kilograms) will begin its orbital decay sometime this week and then hurl back to Earth in an uncontrolled descent from an orbital height of about 139 miles (224 kilometers). On October 18, the ESA reported that the pressure in the satellite’s fuel system had dropped below 2.5 ...
Who stole JFK’s Brain?
2013 10 22
Sometime shortly after the autopsy of the assassinated U.S. President, John F. Kennedy’s brain disappeared. A new book has come out theorizing that it was his own brother, Robert Kennedy, who might have been behind the theft of the brain. However, this guess doesn’t seem to carry weight with assassination researchers who suggest that the brain was vital and incriminating evidence: ...
What REALLY Happened When The House Stenographer Was Pulled Off the Floor?
2013 10 22
Did you think the U.S. stenographer Diane Reidy’s rant about Freemasons and God on the House floor was strange and unsettling? Just wait till you see the real footage... Here’s an investigation into what really happened versus what we were shown by the mainstream media. Will we ever hear what she REALLY said? Alternative news media is now asking if mind control ...
An Ancient History of War and Trade, Plunder and Peace
2013 10 22
The following articles demonstrate that just when archaeologists and anthropologists think they’ve got it sorted out, new information flips everything around. The more we learn about history the more we realize it’s a work in progress, and our (generally incorrect) assumptions about ancient societies come directly from our modern understanding and point of view. More on peace-niks and warriors ...
To Save Europe, Free the Markets
2013 10 22
The current European economic strategy is to kick the can down the road. Debt levels in almost all European countries continue to rise and growth seems to be a long forgotten memory. The day of reckoning is around the corner, as Rudi Dornbush once warned, “[t]he crisis takes a much longer time coming than you think, and then it happens ...
Stanford neuroscientist: ’We’re now able to eavesdrop on the brain in real life’
2013 10 21
Neuroscientists at Stanford University have made a major breakthrough with regards to how the human brain engages in quantitative thought, and some say it’s opening the door for being able to someday eavesdrop on the mind’s inner-workings. A team at Stanford’s School of Medicine had their findings published this week in the journal Nature Communications, and their eye-catching result is being ...
FUK’D: Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Continues, Japanese Designers Make Lead Underwear
2013 10 21
Attention Fashion Forward Fukushima Workers Here’s some lead underwear for you, and a carbon swimsuit. If the radiation doesn’t kill you while swimming, your 7 lbs of underwear will certainly drown you. But the situation at Fukushima is ’contained’, so what are we even worrying about, right? Got your carbon wetsuit ready? You’re going to need it: Heavy rains overflow barriers surrounding Fukushima water ...
Tech lets users feel 3D objects on flat screens
2013 10 21
Our smartphones and tablets may be able to show us what things look and sound like, but with their flat glass screens, there’s no way that they could indicate what something feels like ... right? Actually, they may soon be able to do that, too. Researchers at Disney Research, Pittsburgh have developed a system that lets users’ fingertips feel a ...
The I Ching is an uncertainty machine
2013 10 21
Forget prophecy and wisdom. Using the I Ching is a weirdly useful way to open your mind to life’s unexpected twists I stepped into the dark of the ramshackle hillside temple. It was a hot day, and the climb had been steep. There were no other tourists around. The only people I passed on my way up the mountainside steps were ...
Casualty catastrophe - Cell phones & child brains
2013 10 21
"Insurers stop covering for cell phone use, called the next ’casualty catastrophe’ after tobacco and asbestos..." Tune into Red Ice Radio: Walter Graham - Wi-Fi, Cellphone Radiation, Microwaves, Electro-smog & Fluoride Sabina DeVita - Electromagnetic Pollution, The Silent Invisible Pollutant & Essential Oils
Ancient skull challenges understanding of human evolution
2013 10 21
The broad face, large teeth, and snout-like skull of an exquisitely preserved 1.8-million-year-old skull discovered near a medieval town at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, challenges our fundamental understanding of modern human origins, according to a detailed analysis of the fossil unveiled Thursday by an international team of scientists. The prevailing view of early human evolution holds that we had ...
Prisoner Sent to Solitary for Having "Copious Amounts of Anarchist Publications"
2013 10 21
He wants peace and love!? GET HIM! The world gone wrong as reported by Vice... --- Prisoner Sent to Solitary for Having "Copious Amounts of Anarchist Publications" By Will Potter | VICE An inmate in Illinois has been in solitary confinement since July for possessing "copious amounts of Anarchist publications" and "handwritten Anarchist related essays," according to prison documents. Mark "Migs" Neiweem ...
7 killed, more than 10 injured in Pakistan train blast
2013 10 21
Disturbing mass-transit bombing incidents happening around the world today (Bomb blast kills at least 6, injures over 30 on bus in central Russia). Genocides, bombings and dronings take place everyday and scores die, but it’s prudent to keep an eye out for patterns as you try to make sense of the tragedies. The Indian Express reports.... --- 7 killed, more than 10 injured ...
Bomb blast kills at least 6, injures over 30 on bus in central Russia
2013 10 21
Preliminary data suggests that a female suicide bomber conducted the attack on the bus in Volgograd, central Russia, killing six people and injuring 32, according to the Russian Investigative Committee. A terrorist act has been confirmed by the National Anti-terrorist Committee. “Today at 2:05pm Moscow time [10:05 GMT] in Volgograd inside a bus, as a result of an unknown explosive device going ...
Space-Born Jellyfish Struggle on Earth
2013 10 18
Jellyfish go to space, say it was “meh, kinda sucky” Why send jellies to space? Well, because it’s awesome (true for anything in space), but mostly because of little crystals jellies keep in their bodies, and what these crystals can tell us about long-term human space travel. When a jelly grows, it forms calcium sulfate crystals at the margin of its bell ...
Scientist Claims DNA Proves the Yeti Is Real
2013 10 18
Geneticist Unravels Yeti’s DNA The Himalaya’s mysterious Abominable Snowman might harbor an even deeper mystery, according to an Oxford University geneticist who says he has sequenced the mythic beast’s DNA and proved its existence. For centuries, native people in the snow-peaked Himalaya Mountains have described an elusive apelike animal that roams the range, and which they call the yeti. Bryan Sykes, a professor ...
Did Mossad kill Arafat with Radioactive Poison on his Toothbrush?
2013 10 18
Israeli operatives may have given Palestinian leader lethal radioactive dose At first they thought it must have been something he’d eaten. About two hours after having supper, at 11.30pm on the evening of October 11, 2004, Yasser Arafat felt sick. The 75-year-old chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation vomited twice, then felt a little better. But when he awoke the next morning, he ...
Astronomers discover a massive asteroid that could hit us in 2032
2013 10 18
Mark August 26th, 2032 on your calendar, folks. Ukrainian astronomers have just detected a 1,350-foot-wide (410 meter) minor planet that’s headed our way. The impact risk is minimal, but it’s now the most serious near-term celestial threat to face our planet. I tend to shrug off this sort of stuff when I encounter it, but the sheer size of this asteroid, ...
First Americans came from Europe, NOT Asia?
2013 10 18
America was first discovered by Stone Age hunters from Europe, according to new archaeological evidence. Across six locations on the U.S. east coast, several dozen stone tools have been found. After close analysis it was discovered that they were between 19,000 and 26,000 years old and were a European-style of tool. The discovery suggests that the owners of the tools arrived 10,000 years ...
Malaysia court rules non-Muslims can’t use ’Allah’
2013 10 18
A Malaysian appeals court on Monday upheld a government ban against the use of the word "Allah" to refer to God in non-Muslim faiths, overruling claims by Christians in this Muslim-majority nation that the restriction violates their religious rights. "Allah" is the Arabic word for God and is commonly used in the Malay language to refer to God. But the Malaysian ...
Pre-Viking Age monuments uncovered in Sweden
2013 10 18
Archaeologists in Sweden said Thursday they have unearthed the remains of unusually large wooden monuments near a pre-Viking Age burial ground. As archaeologists dug in preparation for a new railway line, they found traces of two rows of wooden pillars in Old Uppsala, an ancient pagan religious center. One stretched about 1,000 yards (1 kilometer) and the other was half as ...
Government Genome Project to Sequence DNA of All US Babies at Birth
2013 10 17
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has invested $25 million into a project to identify the DNA structure of American infants entitled the 2013 Genomic Sequencing and Newborn Screening Disorders (GSNSD) research program. Funding for this project is provided by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). The ...
BIOBOTS: cyborg insects to map buildings
2013 10 17
Living remote-control cockroaches are now a thing. They actually exist. Besides wowing people and sparking ethics debates, however, the cyborg insects may ultimately have some very worthwhile applications. A team led by North Carolina State University’s Dr. Edgar Lobaton has brought one of those applications a step closer to reality, by developing software that would allow "swarms" of the cockroaches ...
Eye Contact is Not All That It’s Cracked up to Be?
2013 10 17
Eye contact during a conversation has long been viewed as a sign of confidence and a tool to use during persuasion. However, a new study has found that the opposite is more effective in ensuring your point gets received by the other party. New research by a professor at the University of British Columbia Frances Chen studied his subjects by using ...
Time to die? Death watch named Tikker predicts the moment of your demise
2013 10 17
Would you buy a watch that counted the seconds till your death? Watch out for that nocebo effect! --- Time to die? Death watch named Tikker predicts the moment of your demise From: Metro Hours spent glued to the TV stuffing our face with snacks, it’s no wonder so many of us are left with dodgy tickers. But now a watch has been designed ...
Too Much Heat? NSA Director Will Step Down from World’s Most Powerful Intelligence Job
2013 10 17
NSA Director Keith Alexander Will Step Down from the World’s Most Powerful Intelligence Job NSA Director Keith Alexander is reportedly leaving his post as head of the agency, after six months of fervently defending the US government’s decision to spy on the internet activity of citizens around the world. Alexander will step down by April or May of next year. What’s more, ...
Baphomet: The Mystery of Mysteries Unveiled
2013 10 17
Excerpts from the forthcoming book by Tracy R. Twyman Pacts with the Devil: Baphomet Series #1 Sodomy. Infanticide. Kissing a goat’s behind. Spitting and urinating on the Cross. Invoking the Devil. Worshipping a demonic idol. Denying Christ, the Virgin, the Saints, and God himself. These confessions of blasphemy, heresy, witchcraft and sexual perversion may seem like rubbish, brought about under the brutal interrogation ...
Bizarre “Freemason” Rant on House Floor During Debt Ceiling Vote
2013 10 17
A stenographer staged a bizarre performance on the House floor near the end of the debt ceiling vote last night, ranting about Freemasons before she was quickly dragged away by security guards. Moments before House members passed a bill to raise the debt ceiling, a woman later identified as stenographer Diane Reidy approached the microphone at the Speaker’s Lobby in a ...
Chelyabinsk Meteorite Pulled From Russian Lake, Breaks Into Pieces
2013 10 17
Russian divers have retrieved the famous Russian meteorite from Lake Chebarkul, but the extraterrestrial rock broke into pieces during attempts to weigh it. One can only guess at the reaction of the members of the Church of the Meteorite at this occurrence. In our article, "Church of the Meteorite" Set to Worship Massive Russian Space Rock we reported: Breyvichko’s kindred souls ...
NSA-Style Surveillance Software Allows Everyday People to Spy on Smartphones
2013 10 17
As above, so below. Think of this as trickle-down paranoia. From End The Lie, more on personal surveillance creeping into mainstream... --- Commercially available NSA-style surveillance software allows everyday people to spy on smartphones By Madison Ruppert | EndTheLie Everyday people can now use surveillance software to spy on the phone calls and text messages of others, somewhat like a crude version of the ...
King Herod’s Tomb a Mystery Yet Again
2013 10 16
Herod the Great, the king of Judea who ruled not long before the time of Jesus, seems to have eluded historians once again. In 2007 archaeologists announced they had found the great king’s tomb, a surprisingly modest mausoleum that was part of the Herodium, a massive complex built by Herod on a cone-shaped hill in the desert outside Jerusalem. But what everyone ...
Smart Shelves Will Identify Grocery Shoppers, Deliver Custom Advertisements
2013 10 16
According to an interview with the Wall Street Journal, snack company Mondelez International will introduce so-called “smart shelves” into grocery stores starting in 2015. The shelves, which will be concentrated at the checkout line, will use a variety of tools to identify a shopper’s sex and age. The machine will then use that info to choose an ad custom tailored ...
Scientists discover new super toxin so dangerous, they’re keeping it secret
2013 10 16
This can’t end well... Daily News reports on what is described as the ’deadliest substance on earth’... --- Scientists discover new type of deadly botox, won’t release DNA sequence By Rheana Murray | DailyNews [...]Researchers from the California Department of Health are refusing to release the DNA sequence of the new botulinum toxin because there is no known antidote — the first ...
Grave Problem: Nothing Is Rotting in the State of Norway
2013 10 16
Oslo’s funeral director has long wrestled with the particularly morbid job of dealing with Norway’s longtime insistence on "plastic graves." Now, she is using technology to fight back. Shortly after World War II, Norwegians began a three-decade-long practice of wrapping their dead in plastic before laying them to rest in wooden caskets, believing the practice was more sanitary. Hundreds of thousands ...
A Secret Library, Digitally Excavated
2013 10 16
Just over a thousand years ago, someone sealed up a chamber in a cave outside the oasis town of Dunhuang, on the edge of the Gobi Desert in western China. The chamber was filled with more than five hundred cubic feet of bundled manuscripts. They sat there, hidden, for the next nine hundred years. When the room, which came to ...
Clues to Lost Prehistoric Code Found in Mesopotamia
2013 10 16
Researchers studying clay balls from Mesopotamia have discovered clues to a lost code that was used for record-keeping about 200 years before writing was invented. The clay balls may represent the world’s "very first data storage system," at least the first that scientists know of, said Christopher Woods, a professor at the University of Chicago’s Oriental Institute, in a lecture at ...
Eyes Wide Shut: ’Biggest sex party’ sparks fury
2013 10 15
The ”Eyes Wide Shut Orgy Sex Party” hosted by the club Adam and Eva has been generating a lot of controversy in Norrköping as one of the largest swingers parties in Swedish history. As reported in TheLocal.se, the organized "orgy of sex, erotica, and lust" has many residents worried over how close the theatre and its rituals will be to the ...
Genetically Modified Babies
2013 10 15
In October 2013, the US Food and Drug Administration will hold a two-day public meeting to discuss genetic modification within the human egg, which changes will be passed on generationally. The United Kingdom is also moving to allow GM babies. Human gene therapy has been ongoing since 1990, but most of that involved non-heritable genes, called somatic (non-sex cell) gene ...
Domestic "Internet of Things" Begins to Merge With The Industrial Smart Grid
2013 10 15
Only one year after David Petraeus referred to the publicly emerging technological structure of Web-connected appliances and in-home devices as the “Internet of things” (IOT), applications are now merging with the smart grid. It is a dream come true for the intelligence community looking for opportunities to spy on the average American in their homes, while globalists simultaneously advance an ...
Yasser Arafat ‘Poisoned With Radioactive Material’ That Killed Russian Spy
2013 10 15
Yasser Arafat was “poisoned with radioactive material that killed Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko,” according to Swiss scientists conducting testing on the late Palestinian leader. As The Inquisitr reported last December, Arafat’s remains were exhumed in order to determine exactly what killed him, after claims arose that there was possible foul play. There was no autopsy done at the time of his ...
BP oil spill: Ex-Halliburton manager pleads guilty to destroying evidence
2013 10 15
Anthony Badalamenti faces a maximum sentence of a year in prison and a $100,000 fine after his guilty plea in US district court A former Halliburton manager pleaded guilty Tuesday to destroying evidence in the aftermath of the deadly rig explosion that spawned BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Anthony Badalamenti, 62, of Katy, Texas, faces a maximum ...
Putin Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize
2013 10 15
Putin is a charismatic character with a larger-than-life pop culture image, and his political maneuvering was instrumental in the de-escalation of the recent Syria standoff which could have intensified into a WWIII scenario. Peace Prizes to War Mongers However, a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize to a former KGB officer and President whose leadership is described as a dictatorship by critics, ...
Sweden ’a close partner’ in NSA surveillance
2013 10 15
The Swedish National Defence Radio Establishment (FRA) has a close partnership with the US National Security Agency (NSA) and British GCHQ, according to information provided to the European Parliament. The claims have emerged in a hearing on the wire tapping scandal of a committee in the European Parliament and come from investigative journalist Duncan Campbell, according to a report in the ...
"You Should Have Expected U.S.": Series of Attacks Ahead of Massive Electric Grid Drill
2013 10 10
The FBI is offering a $25,000 reward after the third in a series of power grid attacks in Arkansas left 10,000 residents without power over the weekend. The attacks began back in September: In the early morning hours of September 29, 2013, officials with Entergy Arkansas reported a fire at its Keo substation located on Arkansas Highway 165 between Scott and England ...
Human brain boiled in its skull lasted 4000 years
2013 10 10
Shaken, scorched and boiled in its own juices, this 4000-year-old human brain has been through a lot. It may look like nothing more than a bit of burnt log, but it is one of the oldest brains ever found. Its discovery, and the story now being pieced together of its owner’s last hours, offers the tantalising prospect that archaeological remains could ...
Beer In Space: Brewery Will Fly to Space Station
2013 10 10
In a couple of months, the astronauts on the International Space Station will help make a cosmic brew, courtesy of a sixth grader from Colorado. Eleven-year-old Michal Bodzianowski’s microbrewery experiment, designed to test the effects of making beer in space, has won a trip to the space station, thanks to the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education’s Student Spaceflight ...
Sticks and stones: Brain releases natural painkillers during social rejection
2013 10 10
“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me,” goes the playground rhyme that’s supposed to help children endure taunts from classmates. But a new study suggests that there’s more going on inside our brains when someone snubs us – and that the brain may have its own way of easing social pain. The findings, recently published ...
UN Nuclear Agency to Monitor Fukushima Reactor
2013 10 10
The head of the U.N. nuclear agency urged Japan on Thursday to work harder to address international concerns about leaks of contaminated water at its crippled Fukushima nuclear plant and said his agency will jointly monitor radiation levels in the nearby ocean. International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano told Japan’s top nuclear regulator in talks in Tokyo that it is ...
NSA wants even greater powers … to defend Wall Street
2013 10 10
The villainous nexus of surveillance, politics and banking rears its head again in the NSA chief’s public comments Feel this blow as a coup de grâce: The NSA not only, we now know, hoards data on our every communication, but, we now learn, wants to have broader surveillance dragnets and deeper spycraft capabilities in place to defend that other great ...
The Iron Man cometh: US Army commissions ’TALOS’ suit with liquid armor
2013 10 10
As if inspired by Marvel Comics itself, the Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has commissioned a Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, or TALOS for short, which will likely contain liquid armor, a substance that is being developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, according to the official website of the US Army. The material can change from liquid to solid in ...
Did China discover America 70 years before Columbus?
2013 10 09
Recently we reported on a new book by Italian physicist and philologist Lucio Russo who presented the controversial claim that the ancient Greeks discovered America long before Christopher Columbus set foot on American soil in 1492. Now another historian is arguing that the Chinese also discovered the ‘New World’ 70 years before Columbus. Amateur historian Gavin Menzies has made a career ...
Bronze Age Sundial Found May Be Oldest Of Its Kind
2013 10 09
A carved stone found marking a Bronze Age grave in the Ukraine is the oldest sundial of its kind ever found, a new study reveals. The sundial may have marked the final resting place of a young man sacrificed or otherwise marked as a messenger to the gods or ancestors, said study researcher Larisa Vodolazhskaya of the Archaeoastronomical Research Center at ...
UK Nuclear Reactor out of Control: “Unbelievable… Seriousness of a Major Radioactive Release”
2013 10 09
After learning of the numerous outrageous ’mishaps’ that continue to occur at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, it probably shouldn’t come as much of a shock that other plants seem to have their own hushed-up catastrophes. If the general public realized how much danger they were constantly in, they’d never allow another nuclear power plant to be built. SHTF Plan reports ...
From Quarry to Capstone: Transporting the Blocks and Megaliths of the Great Pyramid
2013 10 09
Jean-Pierre Houdin’s theory of the how the Great Pyramid was built continues to unfold. How were the sixty-ton megalithic beams moved from the harbor at the base of the Giza Plateau to 43+ meters high into the Great Pyramid? Was there a second counterweight system like the one in the Grand Gallery? Why was Khafre’s Royal Causeway ...
The Mystery of Earth’s Oxygen
2013 10 09
To Donald E. Canfield, there’s something astonishing in every breath we take. “People take oxygen for granted because it’s just there and we breathe it all the time,” said Dr. Canfield, a geochemist at the University of Southern Denmark. “But we have the only planet we know of anywhere that has oxygen on it.” What’s even more astonishing is that ...
Wildcat: World’s fastest robot can run you down
2013 10 09
If you’re keeping score of the fast-approaching robot revolution, mark one down for Team Robot. This new, unnervingly fast and heavy ’Wildcat’ mech by Boston Dynamics is the fastest legged robot in the world (for now). The creators expect it will exceed 100 km per hour (62 mph) in the future. Time to start work on personalized EMP weapons!
Fit for a 21st Century pharaoh: The pyramid house
2013 10 09
These stunning pictures show one Mexican architect’s unconventional design of a house shaped like a pyramid. Juan Carlos Ramos spent months planning the layout and look of the house as part of an architectural competition. The home would let you live like a pharaoh across the three floors of residential space and is designed to be built as a countryside hideaway. Other than ...
Fukushima worker accidentally turns off nuclear plant’s cooling systems
2013 10 08
A worker at the Fukushima nuclear plant accidentally pushed a button turning off power to the four badly damaged reactors yesterday. Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority said that a worker carrying out inspections had turned off pumps injecting cooling water into the unstable reactors. The plant operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co, or Tepco, pours hundreds of tonnes of water a day over the ...
President al-Assad Interview: “No Dialogue with Gunmen, All Decisions taken by the West for the Past Ten Years have been in Support of al-Qaeda”
2013 10 08
President Bashar al-Assad said that all the political decisions that have been taken by the west in the last ten years have been in support of al-Qaeda, intentionally or inadvertently. In an interview with the German Der Spiegel News Magazine, President al-Assad said that through Western support, now there are thousands of al-Qaeda fighters from 80 countries in Syria. Following is the ...
Scientist foresees lab-made alien species
2013 10 08
The scientist who led the effort to map the human genome says we’ll soon be able to use 3D printers to create alien life forms right here on Earth. In his new book Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life, John Craig Venter says if a space probe encountered extra-terrestrial life, it ...
Whistleblower Terminated from University for Revealing Human Experimentation
2013 10 08
Why would a bright and promising cardiologist be fired from the University hospital that she had practiced at since 2000? Apparently, protecting her patients is grounds for dismissal. At least, that is the case at Northwestern University in Illinois. Despite being promoted to Valve Director in 2006, Dr. Nalini M. Rajamannan was terminated in 2008 after reporting the use of non-FDA approved, ...
Prescription drug abuse now more deadly than heroin and cocaine combined
2013 10 08
More people are dying in the US from prescription drugs than from heroin and cocaine combined, a new study says, signaling that pill abuse is not just the leading cause of drug overdose deaths, but that it also requires more oversight and training by both doctors and state health agencies. Deaths involving prescription pills have quadrupled between 1999 and 2010, according ...
Replica of King Tut’s Tomb for Tourists?
2013 10 08
In 2008 Red Ice Radio spoke with guest Jim Elvidge discussing the idea that we may be living in a simulated reality. Who would have thought the simulated reality could be of our own making, built up over time as a barrier between ourselves and the real world? Egypt’s supreme council of antiquities, in the name of historical preservation, has plans ...
Bad luck really can be reversed by touching wood ritual, say scientists
2013 10 08
Bad luck really can be reversed by rituals such as touching wood and throwing salt, a study has suggested. Researchers have discovered that people’s elevated concerns after tempting fate can be eliminated if they engage in a ritual that involves exerting force away from themselves. They found that engaging in the physical action can help eradicate a vivid mental image ...
Humanitarian Wars and Their NGO Foot-Soldiers
2013 10 07
In February, 2011, Soliman Bouchuiguir told a lie. It was a big one. As the head of the Libyan League for Human Rights, Bouchuiguir initiated a petition that was eventually signed by 70 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) demanding that the US, EU, and UN “mobilize the United Nations and the international community and take immediate action to halt the mass atrocities ...
New Terminator-style ’bots can self-assemble, leap, climb and SWARM
2013 10 07
Rise of The Machines Roboticists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have devised a range of self-assembling cube robots, which have no external moving parts. Despite their lack of limbs, the M-Blocks can climb over and around each other, jump into the air, roll around and even move when hanging upside down - all thanks to an inner flywheel. The flywheel can ...
You thought the whole ’EUSSR’ thing was over the top? Have a look at this poster
2013 10 07
Take a close look at this promotional poster. Notice anything? Alongside the symbols of Christianity, Judaism, Jainism and so on is one of the wickedest emblems humanity has conceived: the hammer and sickle. For three generations, the badge of the Soviet revolution meant poverty, slavery, torture and death. It adorned the caps of the chekas who came in the night. It ...
Pills made from poop cure serious gut infections
2013 10 04
Pills made from healthy people’s poop can cure serious bowel infections, doctors report Doctors have found a way to put healthy people’s poop into pills that can cure serious gut infections — a less yucky way to do "fecal transplants." Canadian researchers tried this on 27 patients and cured them all after strong antibiotics failed to help. It’s a disgusting topic but ...
Russia Unprepared to Deal With Space Alien Invasion – Official
2013 10 04
A Russian military space official admitted Wednesday that the country will be powerless to act should Earth become the target of an interplanetary incursion. Sergei Berezhnoy, an aide to the head of the Titov Space Control Center, said that Russian aerospace defense authorities have not been tasked with preparing for the contingency of an alien attack. “There are enough problems on Earth ...
Beware the NSA’s Ongoing Witch Hunt
2013 10 04
While the nation’s political class has been fixated on a potential government shutdown in Washington this week, the NSA has continued to spy on all Americans and by its ambiguity and shrewd silence seems to be acknowledging slowly that the scope of its spying is truly breathtaking. The Obama administration is of the view that the NSA can spy on anyone ...
Medical insanity: Prozac prescriptions rise sharply in family pets
2013 10 04
The culture of prescription drug addiction in America seems to be spreading to the pet population, as an increasing number of pet owners opt to medicate their furry family members into behavioral compliance with mind-altering mood medications like Prozac. A recent report by MyFoxNY.com explains that more pet owners are choosing to dope up their pets with calming meds in ...
Putting a face on a robot
2013 10 04
What does the assistive robot of the future look like? It depends. A new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology finds that older and younger people have varying preferences about what they would want a personal robot to look like. And they change their minds based on what the robot is supposed to do. Participants were shown a series of ...
U-2: The NASA Coverup
2013 10 04
Assuredly most of those engineers, researchers and scientists working for NASA are doing important work that benefits mankind with the best of intentions, but history reveals that there’s a REASON why the agency is better known as "N-A-S-A: Never A Straight Answer"! The agency has demonstrated eagerness to hide things for ’the best interests’ when instructed by the government or military. ...
Active Military Drill in DC During Capitol Police Shooting
2013 10 04
Details are still emerging about the police shooting that left a mother dead after she drove through a restricted area near the US capitol building.[1] At first the media reported that she was a terrorist who fired shots, but hours later we learned that the woman was in fact unarmed, and was shot through the car for failing to pull over ...
Ibragim Todashev’s girlfriend held in solitary, silenced by FBI
2013 10 04
We have been following the suspicious and alarming case of Ibrahim Todashev since his violent death at the hands of the FBI (the same FBI who are carrying out the conflict-of-interest investigation and blocking his autopsy report). Now it seems that all leads continue to be silenced. The Boston Globe reports on the outrageous developments... --- Todashev’s girlfriend in custody again in Florida By ...
Chinese group plans to rebuild London’s Crystal Palace
2013 10 03
Chinese group plans to rebuild London’s Crystal Palace From: AFP A Chinese investment firm on Thursday announced plans to resurrect London’s Crystal Palace, once the largest glass structure in the world. The planned £500 million ($800 million, 600 million euro) re-creation by the ZhongRong Group is on the same size and scale as Joseph Paxton’s original cast iron and plate ...
Science of the bloody brain
2013 10 03
Luigi Cane literally had a hole in his head. A brick had unforgivingly fallen on the back of it, smashing a section of his skull like a spoon knocking the shell off the top of a hard-boiled egg. And so, after surgery, part of the surface of his brain was left precariously unprotected except for a layer of skin. Peering ...
Switzerland to Launch ’Janitor’ Satellite to Collect Pieces of Space Junk
2013 10 03
Space junk is an ongoing problem for the world’s space administrations as decades worth of satellite launches and space missions have filled the Earth’s orbit with trash such as fuel tanks, lost tools and parts of derelict satellites. In order to combat this growing hazard and to avoid potentially devastating collisions, the Swiss Space Center at EPFL has launched CleanSpace One, ...
Blind Man Gets Tooth Implanted In Eye To Restore Vision
2013 10 03
A blind British man has had his sight restored after pioneering surgery that involved implanting one of his teeth into his eye. Ian Tibbetts, 43, who first damaged his eye in an industrial accident when scrap metal ripped his cornea in six places, had his sight restored by the radical operation, chronicled in the new BBC documentary The Day I ...
Diesel Exhaust Masks Odors Honeybees Use to Forage and Pollinate
2013 10 03
Exhaust from diesel engines has been shown to prevent honeybees from differentiating between the odors of flowers, according to new research from the University of Southampton. Honeybees rely on floral odors to locate and identify the flowers they collect pollen from, but when the aroma of diesel exhaust fumes is present the odor profile of surround flora is masked. University of Southampton ...
Humanity is Waking Up to the Intelligence of Nature
2013 10 03
There’s a heightening level of awareness within the human race with regards to nature and all that is contained within it. Everything from the discoveries of the rudiments of language in monkeys, metacognition in dolphins, self-awareness of elephants, the ability for animals to tell “right” from “wrong”, to the creation and extension of the bills of rights for animals and ...
The iPhone’s Fingerprint Scanner Has Shady Government Ties, Anonymous Says
2013 10 02
Yesterday, just as the US government shut itself down and put 800,000 people temporarily out of work, the hacktivist group Anonymous—who the FBI wrongly declared to be dead in August—released a video statement with an accompanying Pastebin document claiming that there are definitive links between AuthenTec, the company that developed the iPhone 5S’s fingerprint scanner, and the US government. Anonymous has ...
Biometric database to track every non-EU citizen
2013 10 02
Why bother with all this red tape, cost, and bureaucracy - just give everyone in the European Union an iPhone5s! [Apple’s New Phone Uses Finger Scanning Biometrics] Reported by EUObserver, an idea on how to make security ’better’ by implementing a giant biometric database.... --- ’Virtual borders’ scheme to track every non-EU citizen By Nikolaj Nielsen | EUObserver The European Commission wants to ...
Canadian Internet Users Can (Should) Avoid NSA Spying
2013 10 02
Probably any country that wishes to maintain a degree of sovereignty and privacy should be doing as this HuffPo article recommends. American citizens should also be calling for the immediate reigning in of the outrageous power and scope of the National Security Agency, since the U.S. government seems unwilling to do so. "If not you, who? If not now, when?" --- CIRA President ...
Dangerous levels of radioactivity found at fracking waste site in Pennsylvania
2013 10 02
We’ve had former industry insiders on the program highlighting the dangers of drilling and fracking (see below), and it seems now those hazards are becoming more prevalent as the industry grows. Isn’t contaminated water, earthquakes, toxic fumes and radiation a sign that this might not be the way to go? Bloomberg Businessweek reports on the latest fracking crisis... --- Radiation in US Creek ...
Venezuelan president kicks out US diplomats, declares no ‘cordial ties’ until sovereignty respected
2013 10 02
Lately: - The U.S. government was/is unable to extradite Julian Assange from the U.K., as the WikiLeaks founder is presently holed up safely (relatively) in the Ecuadorian embassy, - It was revealed the NSA was spying on Brazil’s President and monitoring her personal communications. A resounding diplomatic snub of the White House followed, and President Rousseff blasted the U.S. "with ...
Fast-food chain to start growing produce near Fukushima’s contaminated zone
2013 10 02
As every bluefin tuna tested in the waters off California has shown recently to be contaminated by Fukushima radiation, it’s not only the people around Fukushima or Japan itself that need to be extremely vigilant about contaminated food! But this apparent attempt to turn back time and farm the once-fertile grounds might be a dangerous delusion - especially in light ...
Jellyfish force nuclear plant shutdown in Sweden
2013 10 02
It wasn’t a tsunami but it had the same effect: A huge cluster of jellyfish forced one of the world’s largest nuclear reactors to shut down — a phenomenon that marine biologists say could become more common. Operators of the Oskarshamn nuclear plant in southeastern Sweden had to scramble reactor number three on Sunday after tonnes of jellyfish clogged the pipes ...
Measuring the Scientific Method Against the Wisdom of Esoteric Insight
2013 10 01
Pseudoscience is defined as a belief or idea, accepted as true, that has not been proven by the scientific method. While science has been invaluable in helping to promote our ever-expanding knowledge of the Universe, it cannot be held as a hard-and-fast rule to determining Truth. In many instances the scientific method, and peer reviewed articles have acted as a ...
Government ‘Shut Down’ Doesn’t Prevent Opening of $2 Billion NSA Spy Center
2013 10 01
The so-called “government shut down” and the furloughing of thousands of non-essential federal employees has not prevented the opening of a $2 billion dollar NSA spy center in Utah which will snoop on Americans’ private emails, Google searches and phone calls. As we highlighted yesterday, the shut down will only affect the tiny amount of services government provides that Americans actually ...
Richard III: a maligned king’s reburial becomes a sordid affair
2013 10 01
The discovery of King Richard III’s bones in a shallow grave started a tug-of-war over where he should be buried. And some now say the design for his tomb is not fit for a monarch. The shallow dirt grave into which King Richard III’s body was hurriedly tossed, and centuries later covered up by a concrete parking lot, must top the ...
The CIA’s Most Highly-Trained Spies Weren’t Even Human
2013 10 01
As a former trainer reveals, the U.S. government deployed nonhuman operatives—ravens, pigeons, even cats—to spy on cold war adversaries There would be a rustle of oily black feathers as a raven settled on the window ledge of a once-grand apartment building in some Eastern European capital. The bird would pace across the ledge a few times but quickly depart. In an ...
There’s No Up or Down in Space? Not So Fast
2013 10 01
Astronomers love to remind us that there’s no up or down in space. Look out into the depths of the universe and you’ll see galaxies floating edge-on, face-on and at every angle in between. Look at planets circling stars within the Milky Way, and their orbits might be oriented in any direction at all. But for one class of celestial objects ...
We Are All Explorers of Higher Dimensional Space: The Power of Active Consciousness
2013 10 01
The following is excerpted from Active Consciousness: Awakening the Power Within, published by R.L.Ranch Press. At each moment of time—the Now—you stand at the gateway to an infinite number of possible futures in higher dimensional space. This gateway is the Choice Point. Some of these futures are more likely to occur than others. If you do nothing, one of these probable ...
The Very First Image of a Hydrogen Bond
2013 10 01
Chemists have long known what a hydrogen bond should look like, but until last week, most hadn’t actually seen an image of one. Now, researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have been able to visualize a hydrogen bond using atomic force microscopy, a technique that can deliver higher resolution than even a scanning tunneling microscope. The Royal Society of ...
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