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August 2014

Weekender: Methane -The Silent Menace That Could Destroy Our Planet

A routine survey of the U.S. Atlantic Coastline recently revealed a strange phenomenon. Multitudes of gas plumes were seen bubbling up to the ocean surface, and though the gas has yet to be analyzed, scientists are almost certain that it is methane.

"We don't know of any explanation that fits as well as methane," said lead...
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Scientists Discover How To Manipulate Memories and Erase Fear

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have made an astonishing breakthrough: they believe that they now have the ability to erase feelings of fear or anxiety.The researchers discovered which brain circuits attach emotions to memories but, more importantly, they worked out how to reverse this link.

Traumatic...
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Is the CDC Covering Up a Vaccine-Autism Link?

The link between autism and the Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR) has been proposed for years, but has always been emphatically denied by the medical profession.

Many previously healthy children appeared to have developed Autism, a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal...
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Cellphones Data Can Now Track Anyone Anywhere, And The Technology Is Available To All

New surveillance systems are being offered to governments around the globe, giving them the ability to track the movements of almost any cellphone carrier. The new technology is utilising standard cellular network data, which must constantly monitor the locations of their customers in order to allow calls and messages to be delivered.
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Week of Seismic Unrest Across the World - What Does It Mean?

The past week has seen a significant level of seismic unrest across the globe.

In Iceland, the volcano Bárðarbunga hit the headlines worldwide but so far only a minor eruption of lava has taken place; however earthquake activity around the site continues.
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Weekender: Should Animals Gain Judicial Rights?

We do not have to look far in our immediate environments to find an example of an animal who is being confined, suppressed, or treated as a commodity. Despite a constantly increasing awareness of animal rights, they are still regarded as "lesser beings" when compared to the human race.
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Impending Icelandic Volcano Eruption Could Pose Risk To Aviation and Climate

Our beleaguered climate is enough trouble without the effects of any other destabilizing factors; however, another huge volcano is predicted to erupt and unleash clouds of volcanic ash into the atmosphere in the very near future.

The volcano, one of the largest in Iceland, has been showing signs of awakening since August 16th since a...
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Life-Forms Found Living On International Space Station

It has been said that "life will always find a way," and a recent discovery by Russian space officials appears to confirm that life can certainly exist in the most hostile of environments.

Traces of plankton and other microorganisms have been found living happily aboard the International Space Station (ISS), not safely...
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The "McMoon's" Project: Civilians Take Control of Ex-NASA Satellite

Thirty years ago, having your own mobile phone or computer was a rarity, and was considered to be the ultimate in technological sophistication. Now it is far more rare to find an individual who does not possess some form of hi-tech device, and even our "silver-surfing" grandparents are techno-savvy.

So in these...
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Will Quiet Sun Reverse Global Warming Trend?

The term "global warming" has been described as one of the most misleading descriptions of the modern world by president of the Space and Science Research Corporation, John L. Casey, in his new book, "Dark Winter: How The Sun Is Causing a 30-Year Cold Spell."

Casey claimed in a recent interview that the increase in...
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Researchers Create Functional Brain Tissue

For the first time, researchers have created biological tissue that functions like brain tissue.

The human brain remains one of the least understood organs in the human body, because of its complexity and the difficulty of studying its physiology in a living person. Tufts University researchers today announced development of the...
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Mass UFO Sighting over Houston

UFO sightings are commonplace, and videos of unexplained objects are made every day. It is not every day, however, that an object appears over a large city and remains unidentified. This is what happened on August 12 over Houston, and so far the large object ringed with lights remains unidentified. It is possible, of course, that it is a...
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Torrential Rains Swamp Long Island

Long Island, New York is being flooded by unprecedented rains. There are thousands of swamped vehicles throughout the island. So far one death has been reported., when an eighteen-wheeler skidded into an SUV on the Long Island Expressway at 4:40 in the morning. The storm dumped thirteen inches of rain in the region between Tuesday evening and...
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Yellowstone Eruption Claims Denied by Park Officials

A rumor that the Yellowstone supervolcano is about to erupt has been racing around the internet, but park officials say that there is not the slightest sign that this is going to happen, and, as can be seen in the Old Faithful live webcam, no evacuation is under way....
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Ebola 'Out of Control' in West Africa

Ken Isaacs, a vice-president of Christian charitable organization Samaritan's Purse, has said that the actual number of Ebola cases is 25 to 50 percent higher than has been reported to the World Health Organization. Isaacs appeared before a subcommittee of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. He warned that the situation in Liberia is out of...
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Weekender: 280,000 on NSA Watch List with 'No Terror Affiliation.' WHY?

The Intercept, which originally published the Edward Snowden classified materials, appears to now be publishing materials from a new NSA leaker, and the results are disturbing. The leak involves the number of people on NSA watchlists, and reveals that the organization is tracking 280,000 people who have no terrorist affiliations. But why, and who...
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Mystery Signals from Outer Space

More signals from outer space have been detected by astronomers in Puerto Rico, validating reports of similar signals identified by researchers in Australia.

The discovery of a split-second burst of radio waves by scientists using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico provides important new evidence of mysterious pulses that...
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First Sign of Methane Outgassing from Arctic Ocean

Scientists from the University of Stockholm have detected gigantic methane plumes escaping from the sea floor of the Laptev continental slope. It is believed that this is due to the melting of methane hydrates that have been frozen on the floor of the ocean. They are now melting and releasing the gas because the Arctic Ocean, along with the rest...
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New Propulsion System could Revolutionize Space Travel

NASA has announced that an experimental propulsion system that needs only energy from sunlight appears to produce sufficient thrust to power spacecraft. This means that, once a spacecraft is in orbit, it will be able to accelerate away from the earth to the edges of the solar system, without fuel. This means that travel throughout the solar system...
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Weekender: Controversial MJ-12 Document found inside Declassified Department of Defense File

Further controversy surrounds the legendary Eisenhower Briefing Document (EBD), as a copy the MJ-12 Document has been found inside a declassified Department of Defense File.

The paper was renowned for allegedly providing proof that President Dwight Eisenhower was supplied with an overview of the situation regarding extra-terrestrial...
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