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Scientists find DNA of first-ever bubonic plague, warn of new outbreaks

January 28th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/dna-first-bubonic-plague-278/

Scientists have reconstructed the genome of the first recorded bubonic plague and compared it to two later pandemics. New sophisticated strains of the disease that killed millions of Europeans in the Middle Ages could break out in future, they warn. 2,000 people a year get affected globally.

Utah Is Ending Homelessness By Giving People Homes

January 27th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Economic, Politics, Health

Link: http://www.infiniteunknown.net/2014/01/22/utah-is-ending-homelessness-by-giving-people-homes/

Utah reduced homelessness 78 percent, on track to end homelessness by 2015.figured out annual cost of E.R. visits, jail $16,670 per person, compared to $11,000 to provide each homeless person with an apartment and a social worker. So, the state began giving away apartments.

FEMA Soliciting Companies For ‘Motor Coach Evacuation of the General Population’

January 27th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/now-fema-are-soliciting-companies-for-motor-coach-evacuation-of-the-general-population_012014

FEMA was seeking contractors who could supply biohazard disposal facilities, tarps and housing units. They have also recently been on the look out for companies who are able to provide food and drinks on a grand scale, transport companies willing to work on an indefinite time-scale.

Domino’s, McDonald’s, & Wendy’s Are All Feeding You A Chemical Used In Silly Putty

January 27th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.collective-evolution.com/2014/01/26/dominos-mcdonalds-wendys-are-all-feeding-you-a-chemical-used-in-silly-putty/

Polydimethylsiloxane applications of the chemical range from contact lenses and medical devices to shampoo and conditioners (making the hair shiny and slippery), caulking, heat resistant tiles, polishes, cosmetics, silly putty. The FDA approved chemical is classified as “non-toxic.

Shock Study: Some Soft Drinks Contain Cancer-Causing Chemical

January 26th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://healthydebates.com/shock-study-soft-drinks-contain-cancer-causing-chemical/

Consumer Reports says that the caramel coloring additive that gives cola — and many other soft drinks — its brown color, can contain a harmful chemical called 4-methylimidazole, or 4-MEI, causes cancer in animal studies.

Coca-Cola: Stolen laptops had personal information of 74,000

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Science

Link: /Coca-Cola: Stolen laptops had personal information of 74,000

Coca-Cola Co.:Personal information on74,000 employees, contractors and suppliers on laptops, said were temporarily stolen from Atlanta headquarters, told U.S. Canadian employees data on laptops, wasn't encrypted, names, Social Security numbers, addresses, details financial compensation and ethnicity.

Compound found in marijuana shown to ‘turn off’ cancer

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Compound_found_in_marijuana_shown_to_%E2%80%98turn_off%E2%80%99_cancer/32336/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Researchers at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco found that a marijuana compound known as cannabidiol can stop metastasis in many types of aggressive cancers. Metastasis is the spread of disease from one organ or part to another non-adjacent organ or part.

Farmers Abandoning GMO Seeds and the Reason Will Surprise You

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Farmers_Abandoning_GMO_Seeds_and_the_Reason_Will_Surprise_You/32331/0/38/38/Y/M.html

growing number of farmers are abandoning genetically modified seeds, but it’s not because they are ideologically opposed to the industry, say non-GMO crops are more productive and profitable, get better yields, save money.

Morales unveils plan to start nuclear program

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Politics, Science

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/23/347187/morales-unveils-nuclear-program-plan/

Bolivian President Evo Morales: South American country plans to launch its nuclear program for peaceful purposes. Working on hydroelectric and thermal power plants to become an energy supplier to neighboring states. Tehran has agreed to help his country develop a peaceful nuclear energy program.

Monsanto’s Bt-Toxins Found to Kill Human Embryo Cells

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/monsantos-bt-toxins-found-kill-human-embryo-cells/

BT toxins are showing up in pregnant women,killing human embryo cells. Bt toxins are prominent in genetically altered crops such as corn, soy, wheat, and others, called Cry1Ab – and they can be lethal.

Ban: Hawaii First State to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/hawaii-first-state-ban-plastic-shopping-bags/

Honolulu County became the last of the state’s counties to ban the bags, completing the state’s ban as a whole, according to NBC News. Retailers have three years to get rid of their supply and come up with alternatives. Retailers will have to switch to reusable bags or paper bags that are at least 40% recycled.

Tennessee death toll from H1N1 flu hits double digits

January 25th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: /Tennessee death toll from H1N1 flu hits double digits

12 people in Middle Tennessee have officially died from complications due to the H1N1 strain of influenza, and many more could have had or died from complications Flu is now circulating throughout the state. Influenza is a potentially deadly illness.

Radioactive Waste Dumped by Oil Companies Is Seeping out of the Ground in North Dakota

January 24th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Radioactive_Waste_Dumped_by_Oil_Companies_Is_Seeping_out_of_the_Ground_in_North_Dakota/32320/0/38/38/Y/M.html

oil companies and state executives in North Dakota hid the news from the public that nearly 300 oil spills occured between 2011 and 2013, radioactive toxic sludge is brimming back up to the surface, bubbling forth from the ground and mixing with fresh water across the state.

H1N1 spreading in Florida as part of nationwide flu 'epidemic'

January 24th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://mynews13.com/content/news/cfnews13/news/article.html/content/news/articles/cfn/2014/1/20/florida_flu_epidemic.html

U.S. health officials are officially calling the rise of flu cases an "epidemic" as a strand of H1N1 -- the same type of strain as the so-called "swine flu" that spread nationwide in 2009 -- continues to affect two crucial groups: pregnant women and people under 40 years old.

North Korea’s Rare Earths Could be Game Changer

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/North_Korea%E2%80%99s_Rare_Earths_Could_be_Game_Changer/32136/0/38/38/Y/M.html

A recent geological study indicates North Korea could hold some 216 million tons of rare earths, minerals used in electronics such as smartphones and high definition televisions. If verified, the discovery would more than double global known sources and be six times the reserves in China, the market leader.

Pesticides Are Making Bees Smaller And Weaker

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Pesticides_Are_Making_Bees_Smaller_And_Weaker/32196/0/0/0/Y/M.html

Scientists in the UK conducted laboratory tests which showed how a pyrethroid pesticide stunted the growth of worker bumblebee larvae, causing them to hatch out reduced in size.Pyrethroid pesticides are commonly used on flowering crops to prevent insect damage.

Former West Virginia Miner: We've Been Dumping Those Chemicals In The Water For Decades

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Former_West_Virginia_Miner%3A_We%27ve_Been_Dumping_Those_Chemicals_In_The_Water_For_Decades/32222/0/38/38/Y/M.html

When 7,500 gallons of toxic 4-methylcyclohexane methanol (MCHM) spilled into Elk River in West Virginia, former miner Joe Stanley was prepared. He hadn’t drank the water for years. MCHM was just one of the chemicals we dumped into old mine shafts, slurry ponds, seeping into the groundwater for years.

Energy Emergency Extends Beyond Ohio into NE Indiana

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Science

Link: http://www.essentialprepper.com/energy-emergency-extends-beyond-ohio-ne-indiana/

Governor of OH has declared an energy emergency due to propane shortages, energy shortage extends into NE Indiana. A propane shortage has struck much of the Midwest,local suppliers urging customers to conserve. Trucks are traveling as far as Kansas to get propane, bring back to Indiana.

Crisis Reality: “Within An Hour the Stores Were Emptied”

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://www.shtfplan.com/headline-news/crisis-reality-within-an-hour-the-stores-were-emptied_01212014

When toxic chemicals spilled into the Elk River in Charleston, West Virginia a couple of weeks ago we got another glimpse into what the world might look like in the aftermath of a major, widespread disaster. Immediately after the announcement, the stores in the area were rushed for any bottled water products.

More Crude Spilled in 2013 Than Previous Four Decades Combined

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://rinf.com/alt-news/latest-news/crude-spilled-2013-previous-four-decades-combined/

More crude oil spilled from train accidents in 2013 alone than in the previous four decades combined—an alarming number. not included in the report is a derailment near Casselton, N.D. on Dec. 30 in which an estimated 400,000 gallons of crude oil were spilled and the town of Casselton was forced to evacuate.

Hospital Visitations Double in WVA After Government Says Water is Safe to Drink

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://intellihub.com/2014/01/21/hospital-visitations-double-in-wva-after-government-says-water-is-safe-to-drink/

Residents in West Virginia have been told that water is safe to drink following a recent chemical spill, but people continue to pour into emergency rooms. 411 patients have been treated for chemical-related illnesses at 10 different hospitals between January 9 and January 18.

Organic food shortage hitting the US: are Americans becoming more health conscious? -Video

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2014/01/organic-food-shortage-hitting-us-are.html

Nationwide shortage of organic eggs,certain kinds of organic produce temporarily limited. Organic food sales in the United States have increased from approximately $11 billion in 2004 to an estimated $27 billion in 2012. The consumer is waking up.

GMO-Free Cheerios: Well-Played Marketing, General Mills

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/gmo-free-cheerios-well-played-marketing-general-mills/

General Mills announced Cheerios, would be GMO-free. all General Mills had to do was change two relatively small ingredients—corn starch and sugar beets—both of which were used in small amounts. Cheerios are mostly oats and oats are not genetically modified. Smart marketing move.

Children Burned With Cigarettes by Israeli Soldiers in Illegal Settlement

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Palestine, Zionism, Middle East, Police State, Health

Link: http://truth-out.org/news/item/21334-children-burned-with-cigarettes-by-israeli-soldiers-in-illegal-settlement

Three Palestinian children were allegedly burned with lit cigarettes and denied access to food, water or toilet facilities after being arrested and detained by Israeli soldiers and police in September, allegedly assaulted and abused. All three of them were accused of stone throwing.

China exports pollution across Pacific along with phones and TVs, says study

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014704405

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: Pollution from China’s export manufacturers is travelling across the Pacific Ocean to reach the U.S. West Coast. China’s economic ascent has been accompanied by surge in pollution has 16 of the 20 most-polluted cities globally.

The Rich Own Half the World's Wealth and Robots Are About to Steal Half the Jobs

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/The_Rich_Own_Half_the_World%27s_Wealth_and_Robots_Are_About_to_Steal_Half_the_Jobs/32201/0/0/0/Y/M.html

Automated machinery; robots, to generate efficiency gains for companies, more jobs will be displaced, more income will accumulate higher up the corporate ladder. Jobs grow permanently scarce. Automation will replace factory workers, accountants, telemarketers, machinists, typists, retail jobs, to disappear.

Secretly Record Your Friends and Enemies With Handy Pocket Camera Drone

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Police State, Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Secretly_Record_Your_Friends_and_Enemies_With_Handy_Pocket_Camera_Drone/32208/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Pocket Drone’s flights last as long as 20 minutes, must have an Android phone or tablet to control it. open source software means you can hack it to do whatever you want, able to secretly record meetings, people, etc.

Three Dangers of Losing Net Neutrality That Nobody’s Talking About

January 20th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://www.wired.com/opinion/2014/01/three-dangers-net-neutrality-nobodys-really-talking/

Net neutrality is the principle that pipes carrying our information online should be “dumb”like our phone lines. If the pipes are too smart, the ISPs that provide them could prioritize some content, websites, apps, or users over others. That means, for example, Comcast could slow down BitTorrent traffic (it did).

David Bird, Wall Street Journal Reporter, Goes Missing After Reporting for Three Months on Oil Glut in U.S. -Video

January 20th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Politics, Science

Link: http://wallstreetonparade.com/2014/01/david-bird-wall-street-journal-reporter-goes-missing-after-reporting-for-three-months-on-oil-glut-in-u-s/

Bird has written for the Wall Street Journal since last October, shows that what he was regularly reporting on was a supply imbalance caused by overproduction of shale oil in the U.S. in the face of slacking demand. U.S. is on track to reach records for crude-oil production by 2016.

Media Propagandist Says That Cannabis Users “Kill Whole Families” -Video

January 20th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Police State, Health

Link: http://intellihub.com/2014/01/20/media-propagandist-says-that-cannabis-users-kill-whole-families/

Nancy Grace; reason I’m against legalization: I’ve people addicted to pot, each other, stab each other, that strangle each other, that kill whole families wipe out a whole family, losing jobs, wrecked cars, cant’t make house payments.

Company responsible for West Virginia chemical spill declares bankruptcy

January 20th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/01/20/free-j20.html

Freedom Industries the company responsible for chemical leak, which poisoned the water of 300,000 West Virginians filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. attempt by the company to escape legal, financial responsibility for the chemical spill, as it will put on hold the some 25 lawsuits already filed.

Hawaii Bans GMO Biotech – Citizens Cheer in Excitement

January 20th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/big-island-hawaii-bans-gmo-biotech/

mayor of the Big Island Hawaii, Billy Kenoi, has now banned biotech GMO from his island, agriculture industry largely opposed it. Furthermore, Kenoi wants to encourage community-based farming and ranching, with a nod to local commerce instead of international biotech monopolies.

Cows Eat What?! 6 Surprising Things Fed to US Cows

January 20th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/cows-eat-6-surprising-things-fed-us-cows/

1. Antibiotics 2 Fish Heads 3. Chicken Feces 4. Ground Rock - Limestone, a rock, makes for great calcium 5 Sawdust 6. Candy

China Blames Smuggled U.S. GMO Corn for Crop Failure

January 19th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/china-blames-us-gmo-corn-crop-failure/

China struggled to keep genetically modified foods out of their country, rejecting, incinerating US shipments of corn by the boatload. some seeds may have made their way in blamed for crop failure. Police busted a seed smuggling case that may have contributed to the failure of 200 acres of corn.

January 19th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Zionism, Middle East, Economic, Politics, Health

Israel will halt distribution of gas masks to civilians next month, the government announced Sunday. Decision came following assessment by Israel’s defense establishment that there has been a “significant decline in the threat of chemical weapons being fired at Israel,”

Fire breaks out at U.S. nuclear plant, reactor shut down — Emergency alert lasts over 5 hours

January 19th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Fire_breaks_out_at_U.S._nuclear_plant%2C_reactor_shut_down_%E2%80%94_Emergency_alert_lasts_over_5_hours_/32147/0/38/38/Y/M.html

alert was declared at 10:16 a.m. and ended at 3:51 p.m., according to Stevenson. In response, the state and the counties staffed their emergency operation centers to monitor and coordinate any needed response.

Self-propelled swimming bio-bots move like sperm in alien world of aquatic micro-organisms

January 18th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Iran

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Self-propelled_swimming_bio-bots_move_like_sperm_in_alien_world_of_aquatic_micro-organisms/32134/0/38/38/Y/M.html

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Engineers have created a class of small bio-hybrid machines that move like sperm, synthetic self-propelled swimming bio-bots, first synthetic structures that can negotiate the viscous fluids of biological environments unsupervised.

47% Of All Jobs Will Be Automated By 2034, And ‘No Government Is Prepared’ Says Economist

January 18th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/47%25_Of_All_Jobs_Will_Be_Automated_By_2034%2C_And_%E2%80%98No_Government_Is_Prepared%E2%80%99_Says_Economist/32129/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Half of all jobs could be automated by computers within two decades and “no government is prepared. Pace of change unprecedented. Tsunami of social change will follow.Uncertainty about where next generation’ is going to find work. Bleak picture of the future.

Report: Millions Will Be Affected–WV Water Contamination Started Weeks Ago–Now It’s In The Ohio Headed For The Mississippi pictures and video

January 17th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://globalresearchreport.com/2014/01/18/report-millions-will-be-affected-wv-water-contamination-started-weeks-ago-now-its-in-the-ohio-headed-for-the-mississippi-pictures-and-video/#sthash.vkzfU763.Icvxjgc8.dpbs

people are saying area water still burns their noses, despite fact that officials saywater is safe now. cities that are downriver of this spill. Charleston, Cincinnati, Louisville, Evansville, Memphis and New Orleans. People left to suffer, companies pay nominal fine, and repeat.

Spain becomes first country to rely on wind as top energy source

January 16th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Science

Link: http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/1/16/spain-becomes-firstcountrytorelymostlyonwindforenergy.html

Spain first country in the world to draw a plurality of its power from wind energy for an entire year, according country’s energy regulator. Wind accounted for 20.9 percent of the country’s energy, enough to power about 15.5 million households, nuclear coming in second at 20.8 percent.

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