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USDA deregulates GMO corn to produce fuel

Mike Adams NaturalNews.com February 16, 2011 Right on the heels of the USDA’s decision to deregulate GM alfalfa (http://www.naturalnews.com/031196_G…), the U.S. Department of Agriculture has now decided to completely deregulate genetically engineered corn used for ethanol production. This is just the latest Frankenfood horror unleashed by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, who has firmly established himself as the regulatory puppet of Monsanto and other GMO giants. The public spin on ...Read full article...

Agricultural pesticides disrupt male hormones

Scientific American Many agricultural pesticides – including some previously untested and commonly found in food  – disrupt male hormones, according to new tests conducted by British scientists. The scientists strongly recommended that all pesticides in use today be screened to check if they block testosterone and other androgens, the hormones critical to a healthy reproductive system for men and boys. “Our results indicate that systematic testing for anti-androgenic activity ...Read full article...

U.S. Customs Officer May Have Prevented a ‘WMD’ attack

Mail Online A port official has admitted that a ‘weapon of mass effect’  has been found by ‘partner agencies’ in the U.S., raising major questions over a possible government cover-up. The disturbing revelation came in an interview with San Diego’s assistant port director screened by a television channel in the city. The Customs and Border Protection Department tried to dampen speculation over his remarks, but doubts remained over whether ...Read full article...

Fluoride depletes iodine in the body

Iodine depletion causes hypothyroidism and immune deficiency NaturalNews.com February 14,2011 Fluoride is getting a lot of bad press these days, and for good reason: it is a toxic molecule that wreaks extensive, often irreversible, havoc on the body. The thyroid is particularly affected by fluoride exposure because its store of iodine is depleted. Iodine deficiency depresses the thyroid’s metabolic and immune functions, resulting in hypothyroidism and lowered immunity. Fluoride ...Read full article...

Another Pakistan style Junta in Middle East

Military takes power, dissolves parliament, suspends Constitution and rejects swift transition CNN February 13, 2011 Egypt’s military dissolved the country’s Parliament and suspended its Constitution Sunday following the ouster of longtime leader Hosni Mubarak, telling Egyptians it would be in charge for six months or until elections can be held. The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces said it would appoint a committee to propose changes to the Constitution, ...Read full article...

O Clima não está ficando mais Estranho

A última pesquisa desmente a idéia de que as tempestades estão ficando cada vez mais extremas. Por Anne Jolis WSJ Fevereiro 13, 2011 Na semana passada, uma tempestade severa congelou Dallas sob uma camada de gelo, e atrapalhou os planos das dezenas de milhares de fãs de futebol americano que visitaram a cidade para o Super Bowl. Do outro lado do globo, o ciclone Yasi bateu o nordeste da ...Read full article...

The Weather Isn’t Getting Weirder

The latest research belies the idea that storms are getting more extreme. WSJ By Anne Jolis Last week a severe storm froze Dallas under a sheet of ice, just in time to disrupt the plans of the tens of thousands of (American) football fans descending on the city for the Super Bowl. On the other side of the globe, Cyclone Yasi slammed northeastern Australia, destroying homes and crops and ...Read full article...

IMF calls for Alternative Reserve Currency, Again

CNNMoney February 11, 2011 The International Monetary Fund issued a report Thursday on a possible replacement for the dollar as the world’s reserve currency. The IMF said Special Drawing Rights, or SDRs, could help stabilize the global financial system. SDRs represent potential claims on the currencies of IMF members. They were created by the IMF in 1969 and can be converted into whatever currency a borrower requires at exchange ...Read full article...

Scientists abandon drilling at Antarctic Lake Vostok

Lake had been isolated by ice for 14 million years.  May have been polluted it as they left Popular Science Winter has stymied a Russian-led effort to drill into an Antarctic lake that has been buried for 14 million years, scientists said this week. Just 96 feet short of their goal, scientists had to put their tools away and wait out the rapidly approaching Antarctic winter. But they don’t ...Read full article...

Egyptian torturers trained by FBI

The US provided officers from the Egyptian secret police with training at the FBI, despite allegations that they routinely tortured detainees and suppressed political opposition. Telegraph According to leaked diplomatic cables, the head of the Egyptian state security and investigative service (SSIS) thanked the US for “training opportunities” at the FBI academy in Quantico, Virginia. The SSIS has been repeatedly accused of using violence and brutality to help prop ...Read full article...

Obamacare Would Reduce Employment by 800,000 Workers

The Weekly Standard Testifying today before the House Budget Committee, Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Doug Elmendorf confirmed that Obamacare is expected to reduce the number of jobs in the labor market by an estimated 800,000. Here are excerpts from the exchange: Chairman Ryan: “t’s been argued…that the new health care law will create jobs and increase labor force participation. But if I recall from your analysis, it was ...Read full article...

Functional Immortality: The Case for Accepting Transhumanism

Computers are getting faster. Everybody knows that. Also, computers are getting faster faster — that is, the rate at which they're getting faster is increasing. Read full article...

Artificial Immortal Micro-Organisms

The Pentagon’s advanced-research arm, to bring synthetic biology to a new level of creepiness By Karla Starr PopSci.com February 10, 2011 Darpa has dedicated $6 million to a new program called BioDesign, which according to the agency’s budget is an attempt to eliminate “the randomness of natural evolutionary advancement” and create synthetic organisms for specific functions—for instance, microorganisms that clean up oil spills or skin cells that an army ...Read full article...

Derivatives: The Real Reason Bernanke Funnels Trillions Into Wall Street

by Graham Summers We’ve been over the numerous BS excuses that US Dollar destroyer extraordinaire Ben Bernanke has made for QE enough times that today I’d rather simply focus on the REAL reason he continues to funnel TRILLIONS of Dollars into the Wall Street Banks. I’ve written this analysis before. But given the enormity of what it entails, it’s worth repeating. The following paragraphs are the REAL reason Bernanke ...Read full article...

Obama Launches Total Media Takeover

Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com February 8, 2011 Even the Washington Post describes it like something out of Orwell’s 1984. The FCC has approved a presidential alert system. Obama may soon appear on your television or call your cell phone to warn you about the next specious al-Qaeda underwear bombing event. Commissioners voted last week to require television and radio stations, cable systems and satellite TV providers to participate in a ...Read full article...