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Our Understanding of the Effects of Fluoride Is Like Our Understanding of Lead in the 1970s

U.S. National Research Council Scientists: Fluoride Can Damage the Brain and Bones Concern grew in the late 1970s that even low levels of exposure to lead caused adverse changes in the mentally functioning of children. The same thing is now … Continue reading

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Government and Top University Studies: Fluoride Lowers IQ and Causes Other Health Problems

Dentists Haven’t Read the Studies Preface: This post doesn’t discuss any conspiracy theories.  It simply presents a scientific review of the studies by mainstream sources on fluoride. Why do dentists push fluoride, even though an overwhelming number of scientific studies … Continue reading

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Mainstream Leaders Say Blogs Are Valuable News Sources

The President of the United States, Head of the Federal Reserve and Others Say Blogs Are Good Sources of News President Obama said: Blogs are best at debunking myths that can slip through a lot of the traditional media outlets. … Continue reading

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Government to Dispose of Radioactive Waste By Putting It In Our SILVERWARE

www.andrelassen.com* Department of Energy Wants to Let Radioactive Scrap Metal Back into Consumer Products The overwhelming scientific consensus is that any amount of radiation – no matter how small – can cause cancer and other serious health effects. (Current safety … Continue reading

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Huge New Slick at Site of BP’s 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

Wings of Care provided new photos of an oil slick in the area of the Gulf oil spill, noting: Here is the large surface slick that has been sitting over the Macondo area since last autumn, with as yet no … Continue reading

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Actual Photographs of a Supernova …

  This is a supernova: It is supernova 1987a. This is SN 1979C: This is Eta Carinae: It is a failed supernova or surface instability (it might go full supernova at some point in the future). For more incredible images of … Continue reading

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Secrets for Boosting Mood and Treating Depression

   Without Anti-Depressants … If you’re depressed (1 in 10 of American adults are), you might consider asking your doctor to prescribe anti-depressants. But as best-selling author Christiane Northrup, MD, notes: In 2008, we learned that the benefits of antidepressants had … Continue reading

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NASA: We May Be On the Verge of a “Mini-Maunder” Event

Is a Planetary Cooling Spell Straight Ahead? All climate scientists agree that the sun affects Earth’s climate to some extent.   They only disagree about whether or not the effect from the sun is minor compared to man-made causes. We noted … Continue reading

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American Sailors Sue Tepco for Lying about Fukushima

On the USS Ronald Reagan for Rescue Work Preface:  Before you get too mad at the Japanese, remember that the U.S. government and nuclear industry are just as bad.  And America is largely dictating Japanese nuclear policy. Courthouse News Service … Continue reading

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Tokyo Almost As Irradiated As Fukushima

Tepco – and West Coast of America – Slammed with Radiation We’ve documented the spread of radiation from Fukushima to Tokyo for a year and a half.  See this, this, this, this, this and this. Unfortunately, as the following recent … Continue reading

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Swimming Through Space: An Amazing Tour of the Space Station

H/t: Want To Know

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Breast-Squeezing – and Sex In General – Improves Health

Our Interests Are Strictly Academic, Of Course … We’ve extensively documented that sex helps you live longer, makes you smarter, improves health and prevents depression. More good news for the lover … MSN UK notes that squeezing the breasts can … Continue reading

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Amazing Chi Energy “Iron Shirt” Demonstrations

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No, Mentally Ill People Would NOT Necessarily Have Become Violent Without Anti-Depressants

Scientific Evidence Shows that New Anti-Depressants MAKE Disturbed People Violent The number of school shootings, murders and murder-suicides, workplace violence, road rage, and random violence by soldiers by people taking anti-depressants is staggering. It is a reasonable – but false … Continue reading

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Are the New Generation of Anti-Depressant Medications Contributing to School Shootings?

SSRI’s May Be Exacerbating Violent Tendencies Before you make up your mind, watch these 4 videos: And see this, this, this, this, this and this. SSRI Stories has compiled a partial list of incidents of school violence committed by people … Continue reading

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People Freak Out and Buy Noah’s Ark Survival Pods … But the Mayans Say 2012 Isn’t the End of the World

Hear the Mayan Prophecy for Yourself The Mayan 2012 end of the world “prophecy” is scaring the pants off numerous children and suicidal teeangers. 1-in-10 people believe that the Mayans have prophesied the end of the world (and see this). … Continue reading

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Biggest Social Media Sites Censor Alternative News

“Unreliable News Source” The mainstream media skews the news to defend the status quo, and serves the interests of the rich and powerful. But at least web news sources are free of censorship … one would hope. Unfortunately, that’s not … Continue reading

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Moore’s Law, Cheap Electronics and Homeland Security Money Combine to Create Big Brother

1984 Is Here We extensively documented last week that Americans are the most spied upon people in world history. Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal gave a glimpse of a small part of the pervasive spying: Top U.S. intelligence officials gathered … Continue reading

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End of the World? Hear the 2012 Prophecy … Direct from the Mouths of the Mayan Priests

Ignore Second-Hand Information … Hear the Real Prophecy Preface:  The Mayan 2012 end of the world “prophecy” is scaring the pants off numerous children and suicidal teeangers.  1-in-10 people believe that the Mayans have prophesied the end of the world (and … Continue reading

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Americans Are The Most Spied On People In World History

More Spying On Citizens than in Stasi East Germany TechDirt notes: In a radio interview, Wall Street Journal reporter Julia Angwin (who’s been one of the best at covering the surveillance state in the US) made a simple observation that … Continue reading

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Stop Scaring the Kids: The World Will NOT End In 2012

The REAL 2012 Prophecy Amid reports that the Mayan 2012 end of the world “prophecy” is scaring the pants off numerous children and people with suicidal tendencies – and the fact that 1-in-10 people believe that the Mayans have prophesied … Continue reading

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Dispersants Make Oil 52 Times More Toxic … And Delay Cleanup of Oil Spills By Many Years

Here’s the Real Reason Why Oil Companies Use Them On Spills The Georgia Institute of Technology and Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes (UAA), Mexico published an article in the journal Environmental Pollution finding that dumping the dispersant Corexit into the Gulf … Continue reading

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Seismic Evidence Implies Controlled Demolition on 9/11

Yet Another Line of Evidence Shows Demolition André Rousseau is a Doctor of Geophysics and Geology, a former researcher in the French National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS), who has published 50 papers on the relationships between the characteristics of … Continue reading

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Preventing Armageddon Would Cost Only $100 Million … But Congress Is Too Thick to Approve the Fix

Government Spends Tens of Trillions On Unnecessary, Harmful Projects … But Won’t Spend $100 Million to Prevent the Greatest Threat The government has thrown tens of trillions of dollars at the big banks, even though bailing out the big banks … Continue reading

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Meta-Review of 46 Studies: Even the Lowest-Level Radiation Is Damaging to Human Health

Even Miniscule Amounts of Radiation Can Be Dangerous A major new scientific study proves that low-level radiation can cause huge health problems. Science Daily reports: Even the very lowest levels of radiation are harmful to life, scientists have concluded in … Continue reading

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New Mile-Long Oil Slick from BP’s Gulf Macondo Well

Debunks BP’s Claim for Source of Leaking Oil The Times-Picayune reported Wednesday: An overflight inspection of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster site 40 miles south of Grand Isle this past weekend found a new, mile-long oil sheen, which has prompted … Continue reading

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Near Death Experiences: Proof of Consciousness Outside of the Brain … Or Byproduct of a Dying Mind?

Does a Harvard Neuroscientist’s Experience Prove that the Soul Is Real?  Or that Even a Scientist Can Fool Himself? Preface:  Around two-thirds of American scientists believe in God if you count the social sciences. About 40% of physical scientists believe … Continue reading

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Major Study: Exposure to Low-Level Radiation Can Cause Leukemia

Numerous Studies Show that Low-Level Exposure Causes Cancer Japan Times reports: Protracted exposure to low-level radiation is associated with a significant increase in the risk of leukemia, according to a long-term study published Thursday in a U.S. research journal. The … Continue reading

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Time: “Superstorm Sandy’s Unexpected Wrath Makes a Powerful Case For Revisiting Fukushima and the Dangers to Nuclear Energy From Natural Disasters”

Conditions at 3 US Reactors Were Similar to What Caused the Fukushima Disaster We barely dodged a nuclear crisis from Hurricane Sandy at the Oyster Creek, Nine Mile and Salem plants. For example, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission confirmed loss of … Continue reading

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The FDA Doesn’t Even TEST the Safety of Genetically Engineered Foods

GMO Food Producers “Voluntarily Consult”, But There Is NO Real Safety Testing Many people assume that the Food and Drug Administration tests genetically engineered foods for safety. But as USA Today reports: Q: Does the FDA test these foods before … Continue reading

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California Proposition 37: A Farmer’s Perspective

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Why Californians Should Vote

Painting by Anthony Freda: www.AnthonyFreda.com. Even If You Are Boycotting the Presidential Election, Vote Yes on Proposition 37 Some smart people say that we shouldn’t vote tomorrow. See this, this, this and this. We believe that voting for a third … Continue reading

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Bulletin of Atomic Scientists: Dropping Nuclear Power Brought Economic and Environmental Benefits to Germany

Case Study Proves that Nuclear Is Bad for the Economy and Environment We’ve previously documented that nuclear power is expensive and bad for the environment.  Investing in nuclear technology crowds out developing clean energy.   And people that think that nuclear … Continue reading

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Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant Exits Alert Status

Everything Apparently Back to Normal The floodwaters receded, and Oyster Creek nuclear plant is back to normal. The Director of the Office of Public Affairs at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission sent us (and probably a lot of other writers)  the … Continue reading

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There Are THREE – Not One – Wellheads at BP’s Macondo Gulf Oil Spill Site

Update: The two additional wells shown in the video might be relief wells drilled after the BP accident.  Even if that ends up being the case, the points raised by Dr. Bea and BK Lim are still worth considering. BP … Continue reading

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Fuel Pool Crisis Narrowly Averted at Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant

Problems at 4 Other Nuclear Plants … Apparently None Were Severe We reported last Friday that Hurricane Sandy could cause problems at Oyster Creek, Salem, Indian Point, Limerick and other nuclear plants in the Northeast. We noted yesterday that Oyster … Continue reading

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Declares Alert at Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant

Alert Issued at Oldest Nuclear Plant in the U.S. As we explained earlier today, the Oyster Creek plant in New Jersey is most likely to be affected by Hurricane Sandy. At around 8:30 p.m. tonight, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission … Continue reading

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Manhattan Subway Floods … Cars Float Down Wall Street

New York City Swamped by Hurricane Sandy As of 8:48 p.m. East Coast time, the tide height at New York Harbor at the Battery is 13.72 feet … and rising: This is not only more than 7 feet above flood … Continue reading

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Frankenstorm … 1938

Here’s what the great New England hurricane of 1938 looked like:

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Hurricane Sandy May Score a Direct Hit On Spent Fuel Pools at Nuclear Plant

New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut Nuclear Plants In Path of Storm Preface:  We hope and expect that the severity of the hurricane is being overblown, and that the nuclear plants in the Northeast will ride out the storm without any … Continue reading

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New Video Contradicts BP Claim About Oil Spill

BP Continues to Hide Potential Oil Leak from Seafloor In response to the outcry about new oil leaking from BP’s Gulf macondo field, BP sent a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) down to the seafloor to investigate the source of the … Continue reading

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More than a Dozen Nuclear Plants Near Hurricane Sandy’s Path Brace for Impact

North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut Bloomberg reports: “Because of the size of [Hurricane Sandy], we could see an impact to coastal and inland plants,” Neil Sheehan, a spokesman based in Philadelphia for the U.S. … Continue reading

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The SAME Unaccountable Government Agency Which Spies on All Americans Also Decides Who Gets Assassinated by Drones

“The [Government Agency] — Now Vested With The Power To Determine The Proper ‘Disposition’ Of Terrorist Suspects — Is The SAME AGENCY That Is At The Center Of The Ubiquitous, Unaccountable Surveillance State Aimed At American Citizens.” The Washington Post … Continue reading

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Are Tall Buildings Safer As a Result of the NIST WTC Reports?

Guest Post by Kevin Ryan, former Site Manager for Environmental Health Laboratories, a division of Underwriters Laboratories (UL). Mr. Ryan, a Chemist and laboratory manager, was fired by UL in 2004 for publicly questioning the report being drafted by the … Continue reading

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Earthquake-Causing Fracking to Be Allowed within 500 FEET of Nuclear Plants

Nuclear Plants Vulnerable to Earthquakes The American government has officially stated that fracking can cause earthquakes. Some fracking companies now admit this fact The scientific community agrees. See this, this, this, this and this. Earthquakes can – of course – … Continue reading

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Fukushima Update: Unit 4 Is Sinking … Unevenly

… And May Begin Tilting The spent fuel pool at Fukushima Unit 4 is the top short-term threat to humanity, and is a national security issue for America. As such, it is disturbing news that the ground beneath unit 4 … Continue reading

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NRC Whistleblowers: Risk of Nuclear Melt-Down In U.S. Is Even HIGHER Than It Was at Fukushima

Massive Cover-Up of Risks from Flooding to Numerous U.S. Nuclear Facilities Numerous American nuclear reactors are built within flood zones: As one example, on the following map (showing U.S. nuclear power plants built within earthquake zones), the red lines indicate … Continue reading

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BP Oil Spill: Case NOT Closed

BP Says Everything Is Fine … Scientists Aren’t So Sure Today, BP and the Coast Guard attributed the new oil sheen to a leak from the “cofferdam”. We will give some background on what the cofferdam is, and then explain … Continue reading

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No, the Gulf Oil “Sheen” Is Not Oil Coming from the BP Wreckage

BP’s Explanation Is Incorrect Now that the new oil “sheen” has been confirmed by the government as coming from BP’s crippled Macondo well, BP’s fallback position is that the new sheen is just oil leaking from the wreckage of the … Continue reading

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Should Californians Have the Right to Know?

Background (and see this).

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NEW 4-Mile Long Oil Slick Near BP’s Gulf Oil Well

BP’s Macondo Well May Leak for Years CNN reports: An oil sheen about four miles long has appeared in the Gulf of Mexico near the site of the worst oil spill in U.S. history, a Coast Guard spokesman said Thursday. … Continue reading

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Why We Should Label GMO Foods

Background here, here and here.

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Top Nuclear Experts: Technology Doesn’t Yet Exist to Clean Up Fukushima

Containing Fukushima Is Beyond Current Technology World-renowned physicist Michio Kaku said recently: It will take years to invent a new generation of robots able to withstand the radiation. (The radiation inside the reactors is too hot even for robots.) AP reports: … Continue reading

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AMERICAN Government Forces Re-Start of Japanese Nuclear Reactors

Americans Are Largely Responsible for Japan’s Ongoing Nuclear Policy Archaic nuclear reactor designs such as those used at Fukushima – built by American company General Electric – were chosen because they were good for making nuclear bombs.   The U.S. … Continue reading

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Doctor Claims All Wheat – Even Whole-Grain and Organic – Now Contains An Opiate Which Causes Obesity

Doctor Advises We Avoid All Food Which Has Been Changed by Agribusiness Cardiologist William Davis tells CBS News that modern wheat is nothing like our grandparents ate. It’s an 18-inch tall plant created by genetic research in the ’60s and … Continue reading

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Paper Money May Be Hurting Your Health, As Well As Your Wealth

Fiat Money May Be Putting Your Wealth On a Diet … But It May Be Making YOU Fat Precious metal fans claim that the paper money in your wallet or purse are continually shrinking in value. And see this, this … Continue reading

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Fukushima Radiation: Japan Irradiates the West Coast of North America

Painting by Jonathan Raddatz Radiation from Japan’s nuclear accident has turned up in seaweed on the coasts of California, Washington and other parts of the West Coast of North America. The ocean is so big … how could this be … Continue reading

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Scientific Paper: “The Fukushima Radioactive Plume Contaminated the Entire Northern Hemisphere During a Relatively Short Period of Time”

“Little Dissipation Occurred … Due to the Nature of the Rapid Global Air Circulation System” We warned mere days after the Japanese earthquake that the West Coast of North America could be hit with radiation. Our concerns – unfortunately – … Continue reading

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Engineers Charge Government Coverup: Reactor Meltdown “Absolute Certainty” If Dam Fails … 100s of Times More Likely than Tsunami that Hit Fukushima

Massive Cover-Up of Risks from Flooding to Numerous U.S. Nuclear Facilities Numerous American nuclear reactors are built within flood zones: As one example, on the following map (showing U.S. nuclear power plants built within earthquake zones), the red lines indicate … Continue reading

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Russia Dumped 19 Radioactive Ships Plus 14 Nuclear Reactors Into the Ocean

Government Dumping of Nuclear Waste Still Poses a Threat … Decades Later Governments – including both Russia and the United States – have been covering up nuclear meltdowns for 50 years and covering up the dangers of radiation for 67 … Continue reading

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Russia Is Sitting on “Trillions of Carats” of Diamonds

Enough to Supply the Global Diamond Market for 3,000 Years Russia has just declassified a secret it has been keeping for 40 years: it is sitting on trillions of carats of diamonds, enough to supply the global diamond market for … Continue reading

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Sex Helps You Live Longer, Makes You Smarter, Improves Health and Prevents Depression

Sex is Good For You! WebMD notes that sex: 1. Reduces blood pressure 2. Boosts immunity 3. Burns calories 4. Improves cardiovascular health 5. Boosts self-esteem 6. Increases intimacy 7. Decreases pain 8. Reduces risk of prostate cancer 9. Prevents … Continue reading

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9/11: The Mysterious Collapse of WTC Building 7 was Not An Inside Job

Preface:  If you believe that politics, war and terrorism do not greatly affect your lifestyle, your investment portfolio and the economy, you are sadly mistaken.  See this, this, this, this and this. If, on the other hand, you believe that … Continue reading

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The Third Building Which Collapsed on 9/11 Was Not Hit By a Plane

Top Experts Say Official Explanation Makes No Sense Numerous structural engineers – the people who know the most about office building vulnerabilities and accidents – say that the official explanation of why building 7 at the World Trade Center collapsed … Continue reading

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8 Amazing Ways Google Glasses Will Change Education

Guest post by Online Universities. Education is already seeing some major changes in light of new, cutting-edge technologies. Students can now access educational information from virtually anywhere at any time, and mobile devices are influencing some to flip their classrooms, … Continue reading

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Colorado Public Television Presents 9/11: Explosive Evidence – Experts Speak Out

Watch 9/11: Explosive Evidence – Experts Speak Out on PBS. See more from KBDI.

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Radiation Danger Covered Up Ever Since Nuclear Weapons Invented

Government Has Been Covering up Radiation Danger for 67 Years The U.S. and other governments have been covering up nuclear meltdowns for fifty years to protect the nuclear power industry. It turns out that the U.S. tried to cover up … Continue reading

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America’s Great 2012 Drought

As Bad as During the 1930s Dust Bowl? The progress of the drought has been horrific: The current drought is covering almost as much of the U.S. as during the 1930s dust bowl: As the Weather Channel  pointed out last … Continue reading

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Harvard Study – Published in National Institute of Health Journal – Finds Fluoride Lowers Children’s IQ

Yet Another Government Report Finds that Fluoride Lowers IQ in Kids The Harvard School for Public Health reports: For years health experts have been unable to agree on whether fluoride in the drinking water may be toxic to the developing … Continue reading

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Radiation On West Coast of North America Could End Up Being 10 Times HIGHER than in Japan

In 10 Years, Peak Cesium Levels Off West Coast Could Be 10 Times Higher Than at Coast of Japan We’ve extensively documented the fact that ocean currents bring Japanese radiation to the West Coast of North America, and that – … Continue reading

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Why Don’t the Corrupt Players On Wall Street and In D.C. Show Remorse for Their Destructive Actions … And Why Don’t We Stop Them?

Scandal After Scandal, Lie Upon Lie … What’s Going On? Many bankers, regulators and politicians have been caught in lie after lie and scandal after scandal. Why haven’t they been shamed by all of the disclosures about their behavior, and … Continue reading

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Government Will Soon Be Able to Know Your Adrenaline Level, What You Ate for Breakfast and What You’re Thinking … from 164 Feet Away

Do You Know How Far Government Spying Has Gone? You might have heard that police are deploying scanners – not only in airports – but also on trains, buses, ferries, sporting events and on the streets.  And see this. You … Continue reading

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Radioactive “Dirt” Hits Tokyo

Tokyo Residents: Don’t Touch the Black or Blue Dirt Fukushima has been decimated by radiation. But Fukushima City has less than 300,000 residents.  And all of Fukushima prefecture has 2 million.  On the other hand, greater Tokyo – the world’s … Continue reading

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Due to International Pressure, Tepco Agrees to Start Removing Radioactive Fuel from Fukushima Fuel Pool a Year Early

Good News … For a Change Tepco was going to wait until late 2013 to even begin to start addressing the greatest threat to humanity. There is some good news. Specifically – due to international pressure – Tepco has agreed … Continue reading

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Video of China’s First Manned Space Docking – Shenzhou-9 Spacecraft

This is stunning video for an American like me, who has always been extremely proud of the U.S. space program: This is especially dramatic since the U.S. will no longer fly any space shuttle missions.

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Estimating the Potential Impact of Failure of the Fukushima Daiichi Unit 4 Spent Fuel Pool

What Would Be the Fallout from an Accident at Fukushima’s Fuel Pools? Dr. Paul Gailey sent me the following email: Because so many claims were flying around with regard to Fukushima’s spent fuel pool number 4, we performed a technical … Continue reading

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Previously-Secret 1955 Government Report Concluded that Ocean May Not Adequately Dilute Radiation from Nuclear Accidents

Fukushima Likely to Produce “Pockets” and “Streams” of Highly-Concentrated Radiation The operator of the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant has been dumping something like a thousand tons per day of radioactive water into the Pacific ocean. Remember, the reactors are “riddled … Continue reading

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“Absolutely Every One” – 15 Out of 15 – Bluefin Tuna Tested In California Waters Contaminated with Fukushima Radiation

California Fish Contaminated with Fukushima Radiation We noted more than a year ago: The ocean currents head from Japan to the West Coast of the U.S. *** Of course, fish don’t necessarily stay still, either. For example, the Telegraph notes … Continue reading

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Fraud and Earthquake Risks at California Nuclear Plants Jeopardize Safety

Fraud Makes Nuclear Plant Unsafe California’s San Onofre nuclear plant suffered a “very significant” event in February: a steam tube rupture and nuclear leak.  The plant has been shut down ever since. In fact, San Onofre has been riddled with … Continue reading

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Nuclear Cheerleaders Use Voodoo Science to Pretend Low Levels of Radiation Are Safe … Or Even Good For You

Department of Energy Pretends that Low Levels of Radiation Are Safe Dr. Peter Karamoskos – a nuclear radiologist and a public representative on the radiation health committee of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency – wrote in the … Continue reading

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Scientists: Dinosaur Farts Caused Global Warming

Did Dinosaur Farts Cause Global Warming? The Telegraph noted in 2010 that scientists believe that wooly mammoth farts helped create a warming period 13,000 years ago: Mammoths helped to fill the atmosphere with methane and keep the Earth warm more … Continue reading

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Report: Repeated Low Doses of Radiation Can Cause More Damage than High Doses

Can Low Doses of Radiation Cause More Damage than High Doses? The New York Times’ Matthew Wald reports today: The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists[’] May-June issue carries seven articles and an editorial on the subject of low-dose radiation, a … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Stop the Melting of Arctic Ice and Himalyan Glaciers: Reduce Soot

“The Only Way to Significantly Slow Arctic Warming Over the Next Two Decades” Preface: Climate activists and skeptics can agree on 6 things. This is one of them. Professor Mark Jacobson – director of Stanford’s Atmosphere and Energy Program and … Continue reading

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Mad Cow Found in California … Because Cows Are Being Fed Blood, Animal Parts and Feces

Image by William Banzai Cows Being Fed Blood, Animal Parts and Feces … So More Cases of Mad Cow Are Guaranteed A central California cow tested positive for mad cow disease. As we’ve previously noted, the government’s policy is ensuring … Continue reading

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Are We Smart Enough to Survive … Or Will Humanity Win a Darwin Award?

Are We Smart Enough to Survive As a Species? The Darwin Award is a humorous award for people who kill themselves by doing really stupid things. Will humanity as a whole win a Darwin Award? We’ve sounded the alarm for … Continue reading

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“What Is Missing Is the Accountability that Comes From Real Consequences: A Criminal Prosecution that Holds Responsible the Individuals Who Gambled with the Lives of BP’s Contractors and the Ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico”

On the second anniversary of BP’s Gulf oil spill, nothing has changed, and BP’s criminal negligence has not been prosecuted. The New York Times has an Op-Ed today from Pro Publica reporter Abrahm Lustgarten which hits on all cylinders: What … Continue reading

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2 Years After the BP Oil Spill, Is the Gulf Ecosystem Collapsing?

The Gulf Ecosystem Is Being Decimated The BP oil spill started on April 20, 2010. We’ve previously warned that the BP oil spill could severely damage the Gulf ecosystem. Since then, there are numerous signs that the worst-case scenario may … Continue reading

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Japanese Trying to Stabilize Radioactive Fuel Pools, But Are Moving Too Slowly … By a Decade

Tepco Moving To Secure Spent Fuel Pools … But They May Be a Decade Too Late Scientists say that the big Japanese earthquake last year has increased the chance of a big earthquake near the Fukushima reactors. The Wall Street … Continue reading

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U.S. Senator Tours Fukushima, Warns Situation Worse Than Reported …Urges Japan to Accept International Help to Stabilize Dangerous Spent Fuel Pools

Reuters reports: Japan, with assistance from the U.S., needs to do more to move spent fuel rods out of harm’s way at the tsunami-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, said U.S. Senator Ron Wyden on Monday. Wyden, a senior Democratic senator … Continue reading

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How to Beat Global Warming … Or a New Ice Age

How to Adapt to Any Climate Change – Global Warming or Cooling – and Save Money In the Process Whether you are worried about global warming, a new ice age, or just want to save on your electric bill … … Continue reading

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Top Scientists, Government Agencies and Publications Have – For Over 100 Years – Been Terrified of a New Ice Age

Fear of the Big Freeze There has been an intense debate among leading scientists, government agencies and publications over whether the bigger threat is global warming or a new ice age. As we’ve previously noted, top researchers have feared an … Continue reading

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A Visual Tour of the Fuel Pools of Fukushima

Do You Know What the Fuel Pools Actually Look Like? You already know that Fukushima’s fuel pool number 4 may be the single greatest threat, but that pool number 3 is very dangerous as well. You’ve heard that unit 3′s … Continue reading

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Earthquakes Hammer the “Ring of Fire”

  Within the past 24 hours, the Pacific “Ring of Fire” – the region of the world where 90% of the world’s earthquakes occur and 75% of the world’s volcanoes are located – has been hammered with earthquakes: 8.6 in … Continue reading

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Fuel Pool 35 Miles from Major American City – which Is Highly Vulnerable to Earthquakes – Contains More Radioactive Cesium than Released By Fukushima, Chernobyl and All Nuclear Bomb Tests COMBINED

Radioactive Fuel Fires: Not Just a Japanese Problem The spent fuel pools at Fukushima are currently the top short-term threat to humanity. But fuel pools in the United States store an average of ten times more radioactive fuel than stored … Continue reading

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Is Our Health Being Sacrificed for the Sake of Nuclear Weapons?

Misinformation By Nuclear Weapons Producers Above-ground nuclear tests – which caused numerous cancers to the “downwinders” – were covered up by the American, French and other governments for decades. See this, this, this, this, this and this. Moreover, the entire … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power Is Expensive and Bad for the Environment … It’s Being Pushed Because It Is Good For Making Bombs

Since the 1980s, the U.S. Has Secretly Helped Japan Build Up Its Nuclear Weapons Program … Pretending It Was “Nuclear Energy” and “Space Exploration” … As demonstrated below, nuclear energy is expensive and bad for the environment. The real reason … Continue reading

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Japan is Poisoning Other Countries By Burning Highly-Radioactive Debris

Fukushima to Burn Highly-Radioactive Debris Fukushima will start burning radioactive debris containing up to 100,000 becquerels of radioactive cesium per kilogram. As Mainchi notes: The state will start building storage facilities for debris generated by the March 2011 tsunami as … Continue reading

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The Top Short-Term Threat to Humanity: The Fuel Pools of Fukushima

The Greatest Single Threat to Humanity: Fuel Pool Number 4 We noted days after the Japanese earthquake that the biggest threat was from the spent fuel rods in the fuel pool at Fukushima unit number 4, and not from the … Continue reading

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Man Up: Boost Your Testosterone Levels for Health, Power and Confidence

Testosterone Levels Fall Worldwide Men’s testosterone levels across all age groups have been plummeting over the last couple of decades, probably due to environmental factors. As Reuters reported in 2006: A new study has found a “substantial” drop in U.S. … Continue reading

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