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OC Beach Juky 2014

picture © Janice Albright

William Wordsworth is buried in St. Oswald's Churchyard, Grasmere, Cumbria, England




 

Fukushima plant springs another radioactive leak; radiation 600 times higher than 'safe' levels

(David Gutierrez)



The sexiest bloodsucker on screen
    

                Christopher Lee :   R.I.P     (Lewis Beale)
 

 

Galapagos volcano erupts, threatening species where Darwin studied

(CNN)


 

Details of 'Conan the Barbarian' Sequel Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger

(Michael Rothman)

 

 

Elgin Marbles legal action ruled out by Greece

(BBC)

 


 

The Ten Sexiest Male Birds

The Club-Winged Manakin--Carl Perkins



 

Sea level rise rates are speeding up": The terrifying threat facing coastal cities

(Brian Kahn)


 

Black spider letters: Prince Charles warned Blair that British troops lacked 'necessary resources'

Gordon Rayner, Gregory Walton and Steven Swinford


 

Poisonous cops, total immunity: Why an epidemic of police abuse is actually going unpunished

(Robert Hennelly)

 

 

Source of Antarctica's eerie 'bleeding glacier' found

(Becky Oskin)

 

 

To ease smog in Paris, an 'odd' solution

(Alexander LaCasse)

 

 

Animal pictures of the week: 11th April 2015

(Telegraph)




 

Bad move: Grandmaster caught cheating at chess in a lavatory

(Leon Watson)



 


 
 

With 1 male left worldwide, northern white rhinos under guard day and night
COUNTDOWN to EXTINCTION

(Faith Karimi)
 

 

In Our Upside Down World, Russia and Iran Are the Aggressors

(Johanna Ganyukova)


 

China to Build Nuclear Power Plants for Iran

 

 

Spectacular macro images reveal minute details of insects faces

(Telegraph)
 

 

Pictures of the day: 9 April 2015

(Telegraph)
 


 

Hubble Space Telescope marks 25 years in orbit

(CBS)



 

Still sharp, Hubble Space Telescope turns 25 with a cloudy future

(Joel Achenbach)

 

 

Hubble Space Telescope's first 25 years

(LA Times)



 

Return of the Fish Wars: Hatchery pits environmentalists against

(E. Tammy Kim)



 

The Fastest Rising STDs In America

(vocally.com)



 

Fish Oil Fatty Acids  Are so Protective, They Resist Chemotherapy

(Heather Callaghan)



 

OVERPOPULATION: STOP BREEDING
KILLING THIS PLANET
These gruesome pics show the dark side of human life on earth

(news.com.au)
 

 

 

Grand Canyon Development Plans Put River on Endangered List

Laura Paskus NatGeo


 

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Approx. 84,000 m3 of contaminated groundwater has been discharged to the Pacific from bypass well

Fukushima Diary
 

NASA probe makes history at Pluto



 

France's most beautiful destinations

By Barry Neild and Latifah Al-Hazza, CNN


 

Pictures of the day: 2 April 2015

(Telegraph)

 

 

Over population, over consumption - in pictures (Mexico City)

(Guardian)


 

Think Grammar Doesn't Matter? It Could Be Holding You Back From a Promotion

(Huffington Post)
 


 

A Loss for Words
Can a dying language be saved?

(Judith Thurman)
 

A General Feeling of Disorder

(Oliver Sacks)

 

 

George Takei helps L.A. museum acquire internment camp artifacts

(Deborah Vankin)



 

Beautiful panoramic photographs of little known corners of the world

(John Chapple)


 

Pictures of the day: 31 March 2015

(Telegraph)
 

 

River Monsters: The show is still a good catch, but for how long?

(Melissa Locker)

 

 

Life’s Work: Garry Kasparov

(IHT)



 

Fidel Castro Presses Flesh in First Public Appearance in a Year

(Serena Marshall)


 


Fidel Says Cheese

 

 

Venice's sink or swim moment

(Bill Weir)



 

Enda Walsh: 'There’s real cruelty in The Twits. We’ve injected a heart into it

(Telegraph)



 


 




 

 

 

How We Can Save Medicare: Replace It

(Dr. Dean Waldman)
 


 

Early Birds Versus Night Owls: What Your Bedtime Really Says About You

(Huffington Post)

 

 

Animal pictures of the week: 17th April 2015

Si--Telegraph

 

 

The End of Farming (RonaldBailey)


 

Pythons wipe out rabbits—and probably much more—in Everglades

(Erik Stokstad)

 

 

The Island of Knowledge: How to Live with Mystery in a Culture Obsessed with Certainty and Definitive Answers
--by Maria Popova, syndicated from brainpickings.org, Mar 16, 2015


 

Have Astronomers Finally Found Dark Matter?

Michael D. Lemonick, National Geographic



 

There Is No ‘Proper English’

(Oliver Kamm)



 

Pictures of the day: 16 March 2015

(Telegraph)



 

A Chronicle of Dutch Euthanasia

(Laura Hoflinger)




 

How to Teach Doctors Empathy

(Sandra G. Goodman)

 

 

When humans go extinct: How life will evolve after we’re gone

(Lindsay Abrams)

 

 

Why we must remember the bloody cost of Waterloo

(Joe Shute)

Joe
 

Animal photos of the week: 6 March 2015

(Telegraph)


 

Alaska’s had such a warm winter, the Iditarod was forced 225 miles north

(Lindsay Abrams)

 

 

The Empty Man Syndrome

(Soren Dreier)

 

 

Hubble at 25: the cosmos at its most breathtaking – in pictures

(Robin McKie)

 

 

The week in pictures: 20 February 2015

(Telegraph)



 

Scientists discover black hole 12 billion times bigger than the sun


 

 

Net neutrality becomes the law of the land

(ZdNet)
 

 

Pictures of the day: 26 February 2015

(Telegraph)

 


 

Attack of the crazy ants: Meet the dream-haunting insects plaguing the American Southeast

(Dina Fine Maron)

 

 

Americans Favor Legalizing Pot and Criminalizing Congress

(Andy Borowitz)

 

 

15 Incredible Photos That Prove Dogs Are Better Than Most People

 

 

MEDITATION BOOMS AS PEOPLE SEEK A WAY TO SLOW DOWN

(Mary Macvean)


 

Sony world photography awards 2015 – in pictures

 

 

NatGeo's Photos of the Year Will Blow You Away

 


 

Magna Carta: the things you didn't know

(Dan Jones)



 

Mr and Mrs Disraeli: a Strange Romance by Daisy Hay, review: 'warm and rounded'

(Tim Bouverie)

 

 

'Spiritual Alzheimer's': Pope Francis' stern lecture to Roman Curia

(Tom Kington)
 

 

Behind the scenes of the US-Cuba deal

 

 

Obama and Castro Seize History

(Jon Lee Anderson)



 

Startling Images of the Tons of Trash in the World's Oceans

(ABC)

 

50 Astonishing Animal Photos of 2014

(Time)



 

The Pope Francis stardust worked over Cuba. Could it work with Isis and the Taliban?

(Jomathan Freedland)

 

 

Climate change could dramatically restrict food production by 2050

(Joanna Rothkopf)

 


 

Greenpeace apologizes for damaging delicate Peru monument during environment protest
(jackasses)

(AP)


 

Deadlier than cancer: Antibiotic-resistant superbugs could be one of the world’s top killers by 2050

(Lindsay Abrams)



 

Albert Einstein’s profound observations on entrenched racism in America

(Sarah Gray)


 

American exceptionalism is dead: Why the nation rediscovered its protest roots

(David Dayen)


 

Merry Christmas: Reindeer are dying off

(Johanna Rothkopf)


 

Horror in American nursing homes: The dangerous practice that they keep getting away with

(Joanna Rothkopf)
 

 

Asteroids could wipe out humanity, warn Richard Dawkins and Brian Cox

(Richard Dawkins & Brian Cox)



 

Nasa’s Orion deep space capsule launches

(Jonathan Amos)


 

Bill Nye: "Despite our best efforts we’re all going to die, and I think that makes all of us a little nutty"


 

Broken Windows and the New York Police

(Michael Greenberg)
Pig policies....can't breathe
 

Pictures of the day: 3 December 2014

(Telegraph)


 

Our Thanksgiving responsibility: Native Americans, honest history and the simple power of remembrance

(Billy J. Stratton)


 

Hawaii no longer paradise for these native birds

Palla-- (John R. Pratt)



 

Giraffes may be headed for extinction

(John R. Pratt)


 

Pictures of the day: 25 November 2014

Lake District, Cumbria
 


 

GPS study tracks grizzlies as they follow hunters

(FOX News)


 

War and Peace in the Bhagavad Gita

(Wendy Doniger)

 


The Nine Rarest Plants in the World

Attenborough's Pitcher Plant
 


 

The Psychology of Irrational Fear

(Olga Khazan)



 

Behind the scenes of a 'shocking' new study on human altruism

(Molly Crockett)


 

In Pictures: Kashmir's Meadow of Death

(Al Jazeera)


 

Rosetta mission: new images show Philae bouncing across comet

(Sarah Knapton)

 

Why God Will Not Die

(Atlantic)


 

Why is there Something Rather than Nothing?

(Robert Adler)


 

In These Times: Living in Britain through Napoleon’s Wars, 1793-1815 by Jenny Uglow, review: 'crowded with characters'

(Nicholas Shakespeare)

 





 

Penguins offer U.S. a lesson in addressing climate change

BRIAN KLAAS AND GEMMA CLUCAS


 

Weird and wonderful graves

(Telegraph)



 

The Secret Dual Lives of People Living With Mental Illness

(David Rosenberg)


 

How Will the Universe End?
Not with a bang but a bubble.

(Alina Simone)

136

 

DOCTOR: HEALTH AUTHORITIES COVERING UP EBOLA-LIKE CASES IN U.S

(Paul Jos. Watson)



 

Pictures of the day: 10 November 2014

(Telegraph)

 

 

Baby Sloth and Caesarian Section

(Nic Fleming)
 

 
 

The Abominable Mystery: How Flowers Conquered the World

(Colin Barras)


 

The trouble with y'all moving to Texas--Drought

(James Moore)


 

Drought has 14 communities on the brink of waterlessness

(Hector Becerra)

 

 

Half of nature is still here! ... Yay?

(John Sutter)

 

 

Rare photos of untouched Australia

(Robin Forsaith)

 

 

Wangechi Mutu: the queen of wild collage – in pictures

 

 

6 Meals We Would Never Enjoy The Same Way Again If Bees Disappeared


 

The week in wildlife – in pictures

(Guardian)

 
 

The Extinction of Quiet

(Soren Dreier)


 

Can any composer equal Bach?

(Clemency Burton-Hill)

 

 
 

Will the 'God particle' destroy the world?

(Meg Urry)



 

Greenhouse gas levels rising at fastest rate since 1984

(Matt McGrath)


 

Pictures of the day: 18 September 2014

(Telegraph

 

 

Our Favorite Images of the Week

(BBC)

 

 

World population may hit 11 billion by 2100
Stop Breeding!

 

 

Animal photos of the week: 12 September 2014

(Telegraph)

 

 

Continents of ice? Evidence that Jupiter's moon Europa could be like Earth.

(Pete Spotts)
 


 

Staten Island ship graveyard

(Photos: Gordon Donovan)
 

 

Casting Out Demons: Pope Francis Declares Support for Exorcisms

(Tanya Lewis)


 

10 Harmful Chemicals in Cosmetics

(Soren Dreier)

 


TIme is Slowly Disappearing from Our Universe (Or is it Timeless?)


 

The True Story of Pocahontas as NOT told by Disney


 

 

Climate change means rate of growth of trees has gone up by 77%

(Tom Bawden)


 

Reshaping the Earth

(Carolyn Kormann)
 

 
 

An Auschwitz Guard Talks

(Der Spiegel)

 

 

New Observations Confirm Greenland, Antarctica Losing Land Ice Rapidly

(Phil Plait)


 

The Antidote
Can Staten Island’s middle-class neighborhoods defeat an overdose epidemic?

(Ian Frazier)

 

 

A Visit with Vincent

(Peter Schjeldahl)
 

 

World Elephant Day

(Telegraph)



 

The bloom of cancer

(Amy Gigi Alexander)

 

Bee venom could be key to a cancer cure, scientists say
y



 

The Power Of The Peer Group In Preventing Campus Rape

(Laura Starecheski)


 

Pope Francis in pictures: the 30 best photos from his first year in office

(Telegraph)

 

 

19 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Beethoven

(Gili Malinsky)


 

Pictures of the day: 20 August 2014

(Telegraph)

 

 

Antidepressants Change Feelings of Love

(Soren Dreler)


 

This Root Is More Effective Than Chemotherapy

Dandelion

 

 

Cuba Celebrates Fidel Castro's 88th Birthday

 

 

Supermoon and Perseids meteor shower offer divine heavenly show

(Guardian)


 

Animal photos of the week: 25 July 2014

(Telegraph)

 

 

Under the Spell
"Magic in the Moonlight" and "A Most Wanted Man."

(David Denby)


 

20 stunning cliffside beaches

(Marnie Hunter)
 

 

Darwin's Abominable Misery
Where Did Flowers Come From?

(Ruth Kassinger)



 

Climate: Will We Lose the Endgame?

(Bill McKibben)


 

Devastatingly Beautiful Photos of Japanese Tsunami Victims in the Ruins of Their Homes

(Jordon G. Teicher)


 

From a happy seal in South Georgia, to a smiling llama in Peru, the top five hilarious animal selfies of all time revealed

(Daily Mail)

 

 

Scotland's incredible landscapes – in pictures

(Guardian)



 

Mind Control:  It's all around you

 

 

What does whisky mean to Scotland?

(Telegraph)
 

 

Hubble Drills Deep Into the Universe

(Phil Plait)


 

9 Reasons You Should Eat Turmeric Daily



 

RHINOS FACE EXTINCTION BY 2020, WILDLIFE EXPERTS WARN

(Amel Ahmed)

 

"Blood moon" lunar eclipse – in pictures

(Guardian)

 

British mammal photographer of the year 2014 - in pictures

(Guardian)
 

 

Ebola update: Virus now affects 4 countries

(Pravda)

 

 

Exxon Valdez: what lessons have we learned from the 1989 oil spill disaster?

(Guardian)

 

Secret spy satellite to launch Tuesday

(FOX)


 

Saving the Mojave from the solar threat

(Mark Butler)


 


19th Century Physics Key in Hunt for Missing Jet

(NYPost)

 

 

Wall collapse at Pompeii: Italian archaeologists call emergency meeting, seek answers

(FOX)


 

Bikini Atoll nuclear test: 60 years later and islands still unliveable

(Guardian)


 

Rare songbird faces fire ant threat

(BBC)



 

VIROLOGIST : EXPECT 5 MILLION DEAD FROM EBOLA

New World Order wants 7 billion dead, 550 million left on planet

 

 

NASA discovers 715 new planets


 

Why is Academic Writing so Academic?

(Joshua Rothman)

 

 

Sappho: two previously unknown poems indubitably hers, says scholar


 

Desalintation and California

(David Helvarg)


 

Meet America’s Top Dog, "Sky" the Wire Fox Terrier

(Dan Good)

 




Sky & kiss face

 

 

What is the mystery light on Mars? Distant 'glow' seen in Curiosity rover's latest photo

 

 

Orson Welles, 1951 by Jane Brown - a picture from the past

(Ranjit Dhallwai)


 

The Racially Fraught History of the American Beard

(Sean Trainor)

 

 

Why oranges are good for you

(Joanna Blythman and Rosie Sykes)

 

 

Do I Dare to Eat a Peach?

(IHT)
 

 

How Sex Affects Intelligence, and Vice Versa

(Dan Hurley)



 

William Blake's Breathtaking Drawings for Dants's Divine Comedy, Over Which he labored until his dying day

(Maria Popova)




 

New census shows Tanzania’s elephants being slaughtered

(Kevin Heath)


 

Art from Mars - the best pictures

(Guardian)



 

The dark side of the moon is turquoise, say astronomers

(Ian Sample)

 

 

Another Stunning Hubble Photo of a Vast Cloud of Gas and Dust
Tarantula Nebula (Hubble)

(Phil Plait)

 

 

How buildings and architectural design can shape a nation

(Jane Warren)

 

 

The winds of change for nesting

(Express)



 

Laughable maybe, but never lacklustre: words of the Bard

(Daniel Swift)

 

 

Photos of the day from around the world: January 9

(NYDN)
 

 

Frosty reception: Lion unimpressed with the freezing cold air lets out ferocious roar

(Sophie Jane Evans)


 

New virus linked to bee colony collapse disorder

(Geoffrey Mohan)


 

Engineer stuns archaeology experts by rubbishing their theories about how the pyramids were built

(Peter James)



 

GPS helped forecast earthquake


 

Snowy owl versus peregrine falcon | video

(Guardian)


 

In pictures: Snow artist Simon Beck's stunning wintery creations

(Telegraph)

 

 

Hormone-disrupting chemicals found in water at fracking sites

(Neela Banerjee)

 

 

Dry Planet (Joshua Keating)

A mobile desalination and water purification station in Christchurch, New Zealand.

 

 

Aurora Borealis

(Andy Keen)

 

 

Esa's Cryosat sees Arctic sea-ice volume bounce back

(Jonathan Amos)

 

 
The End of the College Essay

(Rebecca Schuman)

 

 

Paul Klee: Making Visible at Tate Modern – in pictures

"A Young Lady's Adventure"--1933

 

 

CHEMTRAILS A Planetary Catastrophe Created By Geoengineering

 

 

You Are Your Brain (Graham Lawton)

Why is neuroexistentialism so disturbing?

 

 

Earth Control
‘Countdown,’ by Alan Weisman
By NATHANIEL RICH
Published: October 11, 2013

Read this!


 

Siberia As You’ve Never Seen It Before

(Jordan G. Teicher)


 

The World's Last Tribal Cultures 'Before They Pass Away'
(Photographer Jimmy Nelson features tribal cultures around the world).

 

 

Scientists find signs of life in Australia dating back 3.48 billion years

(Greg Botelho)
 

 

Thorny problems: the Christmas gardener's guide to holly and ivy

(Helen Yemm)
 

 

The Gorgeous, Dangerous World Below Antarctic Ice

(Lynn Dilling Martin)


 

Beauty Is Only Universe Deep

Hubble's grand view of the magnificent face-on spiral NGC 4921.
(Phil Plait)



 

As Legal Graffiti Walls Disappear, Street Artists Ponder Future

(David Gonzalez)

 

 

J. Alfred Prufrock in Comic Book Form

 


 

Line by Line, the Artist Luo Ying Alters Chinese Tradition
(
By DIDI KIRSTEN TATLOW)

 


 

Homelessness drops for the fourth straight year

(Suzy Khimm)

 

 

Ring Around the Rosie! Cute brown bear cubs play in Finland forest

(Michael Walsh)


 

Gambling with Civilization
(
Paul Krugman)

 

 

Why No One Actually Wants to Live Forever

It would be really, really dull.--By Gemma Malle

 

 

Alcohol as Escape From Perfectionism

(Ann Dowsett Johnson)

 

 

Tropics will be the first region to be hit hard by global warming

(Neela Banerjee)

 

 

Grave Problem: Nothing Is Rotting in the State of Norway
In a Macabre Twist, Plastic Buries Chance to Reuse Plots

(
Ellen Emmerzentze  Jervell)


 

The dumbing down of America
16.10.2013
By David Hoffman

(Pravda)


 

invasive-earthworms-harming-great-lakes-forests
0
(Becky Oskin)


 

Coral reefs may be more adaptive to climate change than once thought

(Julie Cart)

 

 

Discovery of virus that 'eats' bacteria that causes C.diff could spell the end for hospital superbug

(Charlie Cooper)


 

Camus will always be the outsider – and I'm proud of that, says writer's daughter

(Kim Willsher)

 


ORPHEUS THROUGH THE AGES
POSTED BY KATEBERNHEIMER

 

 

Fracking waste water contaminated Pennsylvania streambeds, study finds (+video)

(Pete Spotta)

 

 

Fracking linked to radioactive river water in Pa.

By James Warren , Joseph Straw , Dan Friedman AND Corky Siemaszko

 

A Different Kafka
(
John Banville)

 


 


 

 



 

Canadian man fights off bear attack by grabbing animal's tongue

(Lee Moran)

 

 

Yosemite National Park, Closed on its 123rd Birthday

(Atlantic)

 

 

Today in photography

(Guardian: 8 Oct 2013)
 

 

PRIVATE PRACTICE
The hot-to-trot pleasures of "Masters of Sex."
BY
EMILY NUSSBAUM

 

 

Meet Your Maker
Man is a lousy invention—why do we let the manufacturer off the hook?

(Mark Twain--in 1907)



 

Lonely planet found wandering a mere 80 light years from Earth

(Alok Jha)

 

 

Maldives: Paradise with an expiration date

 

 

The best pictures of the day (Guardian)

green-crowned brilliant hummingbird

 

 

Monument Valley: A stark beauty deep in Navajo country

(Christopher Reynolds)

 

 

James Herriot country 'facing destruction' under national parks housing plans

(Telegraph)

 

 

New Titian painting discovered by Austrian professor

(Mark Brown)



 

The joy of art: why Japan embraced sex with a passion

(Ian Buruma)

 

 

Pictures of the day: 27 September 2013

(Telegraph)



 

The week in wildlife – in pictures

(Guardian)

 

 

Top 10 national parks in California

(Mary Caperton Morton)

 

 

Poverty Can Trump a Winning Hand of Genes

(WSJ)

 

 

Camp with penguins in Antarctica

(Lindsey Galloway)

 

 

Earth's warming 'extremely likely' due to human activity: report

(Al Jazeera)

 

 

The Moon Is 100 Million Years Younger Than Thought

(Mike Wall)
 

 

doomed-ferrari-space-satellite-fall-back-earth-somewhere-4B11236163

(Elizabeth Howell)




 

New hope for treating cancer? Patterns seen in 12 types of tumors

(Eryn Brown)

 

 

Mars probe finds water in planet's soil

(Marisa Taylor)

 

 

Two Extraordinary Views of Saturn
By Phil Plait

 

 

When the Dying Breaths of Ancient Stars Align
By Phil Plait

The planetary nebula NGC 7026 is butterfly-shaped, with lobes like wings on the sides.
Photo by ESA/Hubble and NASA


 

The Delicate Protocol of Hugging

(Peggy Drexler)

 

 

Pictures of the day: 20 September 2013

(Telegraph)

 

 

Masturbation laws around the world: the penal code

(Guardian)

 

 

When Parents Need Nurturing

(Jane E. Brody)


 

The Social and Legal Arguments for Allowing Women to Go Topless in Public

(Jessica Blankenship)


 

Physics, a culture of criminality

(Gary Novak--Pravda)



 

How the NFL Fleeces Taxpayers

(Gregg Easterbrook)

 

 

Thousands of GM insects Set for Release

 



 

The incredible cargo vessel with a hull so huge it acts as a SAIL: Innovative design could reduce fuel needed by half

(Mark Prigg)

 

Perfectly Blunt
How to Get A Medical Marijuana Card in Arizona in 4 Easy Steps

(Chitral Hays)
 

 

One the edge of Slander (Stephen Greenblatt) NYB

Much Ado About Nothing --a film directed by Joss Whedon


 

The Dead Sea is Dying
Sinkholes. Habitat destruction. 
Perilously low water levels.
 Can a dying sea be saved?

By Eetta Prince-Gibson|

 

 

Climate models wildly overestimated global warming, study finds

(Maxin Loft)



 

Power of Multiple Amateur Telescopes, UNITE!
By Phil Plait

The planetary nebula Jones-Emberson 1, a dying star 1600 light years from Earth. This image was taken
using six different small telescopes, with their power combined into one beautiful picture.
Photo by Michael Stauning, Michael Rask, Torben Taustrup, Flemming R. Ovesen, Morten la Cour, Paul Christiansen, and Morten Balling. Used by permission.



 

Voyager 1  Leaves Solar System

(jonathan Amos)

 


Pictures of the Day: 10 Sept 2013

A fork of lightning lights up the night sky as it hits the spire of St Nicholas Chapel in Ilfracombe, Devo
Picture: APEX (telegraph)



 

WHAT THE HELL
Dante in translation and in Dan Brown’s new novel.
(BY
JOAN ACOCELLA)

 


"The Coming Death of Venice?"
An Exchange
Giorgio Orsoni (Mayor of Venice), Reply by Anna Somers Cocks

 

 

Sublime sunsets around the world

(Kiran Herbert BBC)
 

 

Meteorite Brought Surprising Ingredient  for Life on Earth in 2012

(Charles Q. Choi)

 

 

Stephen's latest book - released 12th Sept.

 

 

This Is Why Folks Have Dogs...

(rense.com)

 

 

 

 

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

(Guardian)



 

Van Gogh expert sheds new light on lost sunflower paintings

(Charlotte Higgins)


 

Squirrel Power!

(Jon Mooallem)


 

My Leap of Faith in Medicine

(Danielle Ofri)


 

Why Are You Not Dead Yet?
Life expectancy doubled in the past 150 years. Here’s why.
By Laura Helmuth|



 

Q: Are there examples of quantum mechanics that can be seen in every-day life, or do they only show up in the lab?
Posted on August 14, 2013 by The Physicist

 

 

The Dalai Lama Shares His Thoughts On Extraterrestrial Contact

(Arjun Wala)


 

The Emotional Lives of Animals

(Andrew Dilks)


 

NASA launches robotic explorer to moon (Update)

Sept 07, 2013 by Marcia Dunn

 

 

Are these the best selfies ever? Experimental artist creates dazzling
self portraits using only lights and a remote controlled camera

(Jessica Jerreat)

 

 

 

 

Jail bosses slammed for wasting public funds on rushing sick GUINEA PIG to the vets
The pet, named Reggie Kray, was transported in a prison vehicle and had an officer to escort it

(Mirror)


 

Fracking row: Scottish village of Airth could be next battleground between energy firms and green campaigners

(Daily Record)
 

 

A Map of the Scientific Universe
A sublime chart of 870,000 scientific studies.
By Chris Kirk|

 

 

Hunting a hoaxer (Catherine de Lange)

The so-called Piltdown man, nicknamed after the village in which
he was seemingly dug up, was an elaborate and artificial construction. But who created it, and why?


 

Dark sky movement helps you see the stars

(Joe Sharkey)

 

 

Across U.S., bridges crumble as repair funds fall short

(Alana Semuels)


 

Water voles 'decline by a fifth'
(By Rebecca Morelle)


 

Just back: The tears of a rhino

(Nicky Thomas)


 

Saving most of Earth's plants may take just a bit of land
(John Roach NBC News)

Foreting Juhonewe, left, Dr. Ed de Vogel, and Nathalie Juhonewe collect
 botanical specimens in the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea.


 

A monster star in the making, a Martian volcano, Earth's 'selfie' and Curiosity's successor – in pictures

(Guardian)


 

Blushing in the dark: first experimental proof

(Nick Collins)

 

"A Search Result With No Instructions on How to Look for It"
From the remarkable
Thomas Pynchon, a novel of the dot-com era and the end of history.
By Troy Patterson|

 

 

Sleep Deprivation Makes Us Appear Unattractive and Sad

"Only the perishable can be beautiful, which is why we are unmoved by artificial flowers." -Wallace Stevens

 

Kerouac’s Epic Road Trip Novel Was Cast Into the Limelight 56 Years Ago
By BENJAMIN PRESTON


 

They’re Taking Over!
(
Tim Flannery)

 

 

Future Heart Attack Treatments Will Use Light, Not Volts, to Keep Your Heart Beating
(By
Jason Bittel)

 | 

 

Life on earth 'began on Mars'
Geochemist argues that seeds of life originated on Mars and were blasted to Earth by meteorites or volcanoes

(Guardian)


 

20 Studies that Prove Cannabis Can Cure Cancer

 


 

Loneliness Is Deadly

(Jessica Olien)

 

 

New ‘walking shark’ species discovered in Indonesia

(Victoria Taylor)

 

 

Why Aren’t There More Cancer Vaccines?
Blame America’s lousy patent system.

(Ray Fisman)


 

Review: Ben White's paintings embark on a wild ride through history

(David Paget)


 

Secrets of Semipalatinsk: How nuclear theft was averted in Central Asia
More nuclear material remains at the former Soviet nuclear test site in Kazakhstan, but collaboration between the US and Russia has locked down most of it.

SEMIPALATINSK TEST SITE, KAZAKHSTAN
(Ben Arnokly)
 

 

LYME DISEASE’S STAGGERING NEW NUMBERS

(Michael Specter)



 

Dallol: A Boiling, Salty Landscape Hostile to Human Visitors
(By
Atlas Obscura)

 

 

You're Getting Warmer …
How do scientists quantify their doubt?

(Daniel Engber)

 

 

The VW festival: Forget The Saturdays ... the car's the star at this show and the only music blaring out is from the stereo

(Olivia Williams-- Mail Online)

 

 

Elephants ‘extinct within 12 years’

(John Ingham)



 

A Disturbance in the Force
What happened to the Onion? Two words: The Internet.

(Farhad Manjoo)

 

 

Animal photos of the week: 16 August 2013
The Telegraph

An "olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina)," described as the first carnivore species to be discovered in the American continents in 35 years, is pictured in South America.
The Smithsonian Institution said the new species had been mistaken for similar mammals in the Procyonidae family,
which includes raccoons, and that a team of Smithsonian scientists identified it from overlooked museum specimens and trips to Ecuador
Picture: REUTERS

 

School is a Prison Damaging Our Kids

(Peter Gray)


 

NASA Data Reveals Mega-Canyon Under Greenland Ice Sheet



 

Hot springs and hummingbirds in Ecuador

(Andrew Bain)

 

 

Photographer Captures Waves of Trash in Indonesia

(Huffington Post)



 

A Texan tragedy: ample oil, no water
FRACKING in Texas!



 

The Tail of Our Solar System

(John M. Chang)



 

Pink Alien Planet Is Smallest Photographed Around Sun-Like Star

(Megan Gannon)



 

Sending Shakespeare out for a modern-day rewrite

(LATimes)
 

 

 

Year after drought, wettest Midwest spring in 40 years delays crop planting

(Mark Guarino)

 

 

UN: Unprecedented climate change

(Pravda)

 

 

 

Rwanda’s rainforest renewal

(Theopi Skaritos)


 | 

'Extinct' corpse-eating fly back from the dead
(Thomas Main)

A species of bone-skipper, Thyreophora cynophila, which was first discovered in Mannheim, Germany, in 1798.
They had been thought to be extinct for about 160 years before being found again in Spain in 2010.
Top: female fly. Bottom: male. (Daniel Martin-Vega / Systematic Entomology)
 

 

Nature and temptation in the Seychelles

(Colleen Clark)



 

 Chemtrails: Origins and Implications

(Michael T. Winter)

 

 

Uruguay’s Common Sense on Cannabis

(Soren Dreler)

 

 

Hubble telescope discovers another blue planet that looks just like ours - but with scorching temperatures and glass raindrops, you wouldn't want to go there

(Sarah Griffiths)

 

 

 

ISS Image: Dazzling Picture Shows East Coast From International Space Station (PHOTO)

(Huffington Post)



 

Return of the pack: The end of the Cold War turned eastern Europe into a perfect
 hunting ground for
wolves – but now they’re moving West

(Tony Patterson)

 

 

Water Powered Car Unveiled: Yes It’s Real



 

Billions of Gallons of Sewage Contaminate NY Waters

(AP)

 

 

SEISMIC MONITOR (Iris.edu)


 

 

THE FALL OF THE AMERICAN WORKER
POSTED BY GEORGE PACKER




 

IN THE MOURNING STORE
Burying the Civil War dead.
BY ADAM GOPNIK

 

 

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars
The attack on the Death Star, in blank verse.

By Ian Doescher

 

 

The most beautiful places on earth captured by world's most expensive camera:
Photographer takes award-winning image with 50 megapixel Hasselblad

Photo:
John Chapple;  Colorado River--Suzanna Hills


 

Confirmed: Spiders Are Even More Terrifyi

Best science and technology pictures of the week (BBC)

North Face of the Matterhorn
 

 

Expert: Rhinos extinct in Mozambique

(Michelle Paul)
 


 

NASA Captures Monster Hurricane from Space
(Max Golembo ABC)

 

 

GDT Nature Photographer of the Year 2013 – in pictures

(Guardian)

 

 

 

 

Hubble celebrates 23 years on the job with a Horsehead of a different color

The Horsehead Nebula shines in a Hubble Space Telescope image that marks
this month's 23rd anniversary of the orbiting observatory's launch.
(Alan Boyle)


 

 

Digging Out
(By
Phil Plait)
Posted Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at 8:00 AM

GOES US Satellite
 

 

Yellowstone's Volcano Bigger Than Thought

 

 

Kepler telescope shows Einstein was right, again

(Geoffrey Mohan)





Fracking Backlash Could Halt Energy Boom --the environmental damage

(Bill Dedman)


 

 

How I Translated The Divine Comedy (Clive James)

Death of Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta by Alexandre Cabanel. Oil on canvas, 1870.
Image courtesy of WikiPaintings

 

 

The March of Antireality Continues
By
Phil Plait Posted Friday, April 5, 2013, at 8:00 AM


 

Thesis Hatement
Getting a literature Ph.D. will turn you into an emotional trainwreck, not a professor.
(By
Rebecca Schuman)

"No, I now realize graduate school was a terrible idea because the full-time, tenure-track
 literature professorship is extinct. After four years of trying, I’ve finally gotten it through
my thick head that I will not get a job—and if you go to graduate school, neither will you."


 

Even Ph.D.s Who Got "Full Funding" Have Huge Amounts of Debt

(Rebecca Schuman)
 

 

Overfished and under-protected: Oceans on the brink of catastrophic collapse

--Tom Levitt

 

 

Space debris to be removed from Earth's orbit

(Pravda)


 

Sir David Attenborough should check his facts on polar bears
Sir David was wrong to join the chorus on global warming

--Christopher Booker

 

 

So You Don’t Believe in Chemtrails?

 --Vincent Andersen

 

 

Fluoride Cocktail:  the Elite's Elixer of Death

(Peter Paul Parker))


 

Beethoven and the Quality of Courage

Daniel Barenbolm





Fracking is starting to devour the US economy
(By
Matt Phillips — 8 hours ago)

In the Pennsylvania town of Zelienople, this is what a payday looks like.
AP Photo / Keith Srakocic

 

 

Deer: 50% cull 'necessary to protect countryside'
(By Anna-Marie Lever&BBC News)

 

 

Pompeii exhibition: 50 shades of Pompeii?

(Joanne Berry)

 

 

Please Do Not Chillax:  Adjoinages and the death of the American pun.
(By
Simon Akam|Posted Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at 5:37 AM)

 

 

The Coming Water Wars

(
By Doug Hornig and Alex Daley)


 

Chemtrail Flu: Have You Had It Yet?

 

 

Sir Denis Mahon collection at the National Gallery

Guido Reni's The Rape of Europa  c.1637-9

 

 

50 unseen Rudyard Kipling poems discovered

(Alison Flood)


 

In the Beautiful, Threatened North



 

Radioactive waste tank leaking at Washington state's Hanford nuclear reservation

(NYDN)

 


fracking up the Future of Pennsylvania

(Alex Pietrowski)


 

Saddam Hussein Complaining To Other Angels About All The Jews In Heaven

(the Onion)


 

What Really Killed the Dinosaurs?
"An asteroid 65 million years ago" is no longer enough.

 

 

Picasso portrait of his mistress sells for $45 million at auction

'
Femme assise pres d'une fenetre'



 

Pet Tortoise Found Alive After 30 Years in Storeroom

(Kristina Chew)
 


 

Aspartame is linked to Leukemia and Lymphoma in new Landmark Study on Humans


 

 

 

Sky-high bacteria could affect climate, scientists say

(Amina Khan)


 

Space Photos Of The Week: NASA's Best Astronomy, Spaceflight Pictures & Videos
(Melissa Cronin)

 

 

WOMEN WITH GUNS
(POSTED BY
DEXTER FILKINS)

(illus Kris Mukai)

 

 

The Lost Wolves of New England
(
Christopher Benfey)

(NYRB)


 

Lonely Planet’s weekly travel photography comp

 

 

Radio and TV Towers Killing Songbirds; Solution Is Simple

(Lee Dye, ABC)


 

Do Animals in Chernobyl’s Fallout Zone Glow?

(Mary Mycio)


 

Welcome to the New Civil War:
Lincoln's unfinished war rages on, as the neo-Confederacy tries
to turn back the clock on women, gays, God and guns

(Andrew O'Hehir)


 

This Graph Explains Why the U.S. Postal Service Is About to Cut Saturday Mail Delivery

(Jordan Weissmann)
 

 

The Stubborn American Who Brought Ice to the World

(Reid Mitenbuler)

 

 

Fauna: The Beautiful (and Hilarious) Mating Dances of Birds of Paradise

(The Atlantic)


 

When Trees Die, People Die

(The Atlantic)
 

 

Up to 50 percent of all food on Earth left uneaten

(Pravda)


 

David Attenborough - Human Beings are plague on Earth
Human Beings are a plague on the Earth that need to be controlled
by
limiting population growth, according to Sir David Attenborough.

(Louise Gray)

 

Almost half of the world's food thrown away, report finds:
Figures from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers show as much
as 2bn tonnes of food never makes it on to a plate

(Rebecca Smithers, Guardian)


 

Mankind needs 3 more earths to preserve current consumption

(Pravda)



 

Of Course Human Beings Are Not 
Overpopulating The Planet


(Frosty Wooldridge)


 

an-orthodox-monk's-life-in-kosovo

CNN Photos



 


 

The Earth's Story in 60 Seconds

(Phil Plait)


 

Why Americans cannot discipline their children

(John Fleming--Pravda)

 

 

Rate of warming in Antarctica is twice as imagined, says study

(Pravda)



 

Seeing Earth as Modern Art

J.J. Jaramillo

 

 

Blind faith of climate change deniers endangers us all

(Don Horsey)

 

 

Scientists warn of sperm count crisis

(Jeremy Laurance)

 

 

Chemtrails and Horizontal Gene Transfer--The GMO Connection

(Barbara H. Peterson)

 

 

US students struggle with vocabulary



 

Weather Channel Helping To Hide The Geoengineering Assault

cover-up!!

 

 

And now it's global COOLING! Record return of Arctic ice cap as it grows by 60% in a year

(David Rose)

 

 

Clinton calls on world leaders to end African elephant slaughter

(CBS)

 

The Art of Being Still
By
SILAS HOUSE

 

 

Cheerios Removes app after Fury of Anti-GMO Backlash

(Heather Callaghan)
 

 

Edgar Poe and the 'infantine imbecility' of American society

(Nicholas Bonnal)

 

 

5 Charts About Climate Change That Should Have You Very, Very Worried

Drought!

 

 

Global food crisis will worsen as heatwaves damage crops, research finds

(Damian Carrington)
 

 

National Geographic Editors' Favorites from Photo Contest 2012 (ABC)

"Acrobatic." A small red-eyed frog is balanced at the tip of a leaf. It was the eyes that caught the attention of the photographer.
The editors at National Geographic have chosen some of their favorite submissions to the magazine's 2012
Photography Contest. (Shikhei Goh/
National Geographic Photo Contest)


 

Travel Photo of the Day

 


 

Ocean acidification is killing sea life, and we are the culprits

(Davis Horsey)



 

Milan cathedral puts gargoyles up for adoption

(BBC)
 

 

Astronauts could survive radiation on Mars, scientists say

(Monte Morinz)



 

'Writing is on the wall' at climate summit

(Aljazeera)
 

 

Life after near-death: why surviving is only the beginning

(Laurence Gonzales)



 

Huge Franz Kafka archive to be made public

(Alison Flood)
 

 


Cancer:  the Forbidden Cures

(Anne Hunt)



 

Professor: Drones Will Soon Be Able To Kill During War Without Human Assistance




 

Catastrophic World Food Crisis predicted

(Pravda)


 

Rate of arctic summer sea ice loss is 50% higher than predicted
New satellite images show polar ice coverage dwindling in extent and thickness

(Robin Mackle, Guardian)
 



 

Swiss scientists 'excited' by dark matter that might be near the sun

(UK Standard)



 

'Weirdest thing' floats in South Pacific--Pumice

(CNN)

 

 

How Corn Syrup Made America Fat

(Mike Barrett)


 

Statin Drugs Found to Accalerate Arterial Calcification

(Sayer JI)


 

The Hidden Power of Whale Poop

(Brandon Keim)




Exploding star shock wave may have started our solar system

 

 

Curiosity Rover Lands on Mars

(CNN)
 


www.boston.com/news/science/gallery/mars_curiosity_rover/
NASA's Curiosity ROVER (Boston Globe)


 

Panorama Reveals a Colorful Mars

(Alan Boyle)



 

NASA'S Curiosity Rover lands on Mars: Mars in the movies vs. Mars in real life

(NY Daily News)

 

 

A Lot of Dust in the Air

(Andy Soos, ENN)

 

No-Vacation Nation: Why Don't Americans Know How to Take a Break?

 

 

Survival Lessons From an Ancient Failed City

(Edward J. Blakey)

 

 

Chemo and Radiation Actually Make Cancer More Malignant

(Sayer Ji)


 

US Aid Ship in Cuba

(Al Jazeera)


 

Has the Meaning of Nothing Changed?
In his quest to understand the origins of the universe, Jim Holt stands up for the big 0.

(Ron Rosenbaum)

 

Get Ready, Because Voyager I Is *This Close* to Leaving Our Solar System


 

Chemical Apocalypse Causes Genetic Damage To Children

(The Health Coach)


 

A Two-Fly Plan for Beijing’s Toilet
(2 flies and who gives a shit?)

A screen grab from a Heilongjiang Television Satellite Channel newscast, via Sina.com, shows a cartoon lampooning
Beijing’s no-more-than-two-flies-per-toilet rule. The sanitation worker (with the fly swatter)
 is saying, "Exactly two flies, we haven’t exceeded the standard!"
(Didi Kirsten Tatlow)



 

The fountain pen is mightier than emails or texts as the 'luxury item' makes a comeback

(Daily Mail)

 

 

Mongolia's Dilemma: Who Gets The Water?
(by
FRANK LANGFITT)

 

 

Vermont first state to ban fracking--finally!  PA will never get it.  Trogs!

(CNN)

 

 

"Babies are Assholes: The Problem With Attachment Parenting"

(Jef Otte, Village Voice)

 

 

Sick From Fracking? Doctors, Patients Seek Answers

(Rob Stein)



 


 

A Real Photo Of A Chemtrail
Spray Plane Interior?
(
By Ted Twietmeyer)


 

The Crisis of Big Science
(
Steven Weinberg)

Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory/Photo Researchers




We Have Contact:  Amazing Picture Shows Cargo Ship Docking  WIth
ISS high above the Pacific Ocean

(Daily Mail)


 

Alfred Kazin, An Introduction to WIlliam Blake



 

Pesticides suspected in mass die-off of bees

(Eryn Brown)


 

Albert Einstein's complete archives to be posted online





(By JOSIE GARTHWAITE)

A Spring Sprung Too Soon Is Death Blow to a Butterfly

 

 

Cambodia: beyond the Killing Fields

(Christopher Hudson)


 

PETA's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad History of Killing Animals

(Atlantic)


 

We're Underestimating the Risk of Human Extinction
Interview with
Nick Bostrom, Future of Humanity Institute

(Ross Andersen)

 

Beautiful, Aesthetic, Erotic
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
(by Richard Dorment)

Edward Burne-Jones: Laus Veneris, 1873–1878



 

Charlotte Brontë's lost short story to be published

(Lizzy Davies)


 

Oil: In perpetuity no more

(AlJazeera)


 

The Caging of America
Why do we lock up so many people?

(Adam Gopnik)
 

 
 

Accumulating 'microplastic' threat to shores

(Mark Kinver BBC)



 

PETA and the world of dog politics

(John Homans)


 

"Thou Eunuch of Language"

Robert Burns
 

 

Fracked-off: Gas extraction 'causes quakes'

(AlJazeera)


 
 

The Very Real Danger of Genetically Modified Foods



 

Sunrise, Sunset (Wash Post) Photos

 

 

the most incredible space imagery

(Dark Roasted Blend)



 

Feds Link Water Contamination to Fracking for the First Time

(Abrahm Lustgarden and Nick Kusnetz)

 


 

Voyager 1 Has Entered 'Cosmic Purgatory,' Where No Probe Has Gone before

 

 

Our First Taste of the Age of Thirst

(William deBuys)

 


 

World's oceans in peril--Humanoid Pollution

(Al Jazeera)

 

War-torn Colombian valley now produces butterflies

(Chris Kraul LATIMES)



 

A time bomb under the Northern seas


 

The world needs more toilets

(Jenna Davis)


 

NASA Probe Beams Home Best Moon Map Ever (fox)

 

 

The Mouse Trap
The dangers of using one lab animal to study every disease

(
by Daniel Engber)



Fukushima Diary:  Slow death


 

Japan's nuclear cities green-light reactor restart

BEWARE!

 

Trog is a common name for humanoids that have become infected with the
Troglodyte Degeneration Contagion (or "TDC"), and slowly degenerated into
scampering troglodytes who fear the light.

he has the vague idea....needs work, but a start



 

NASA: New Mars rover will look for the ingredients of life

(LA TIMES)

 




 

Fukushima West Coast Radiation Cover-up



 

Massive Fukushima Radiation Hits West Coast - Graphs & Vid

 


 

 

 

Fukushima: Your Days of Eating Pacific Ocean Fish Are Over

(Joe Martino)

 

 

Fukushima-is-worse-than-you-think/

(Mycle Schneider)


 

Fukushima Robot Dies Three Hours After Entering Radioactive Reactor Vessel

15 Apr 2015

 

 

Fukushima radiation readings spike to highest levels

(Al Jazeera)

 

 

Japan to pay $500 million to freeze soil, find other ways to stop leaking Fukushima water

(Chico Harlan)

 

Exploring the Aftermath of Fukushima
(By David Rosenberg)

 

 

Japan switches off last nuclear reactor

(Al Jazeera)


 

Future of Japan depends on stopping Fukushima leaks, PM tells workers

(Justin McCurry)

 

 

Water 6,700 times more radioactive than legal limit spills from Fukushima

(By Arata Yamamoto and Alexander Smith, NBC News)

 

 

Fukushima Nuclear Plant Operator Says Another Tank Leaked Toxic Water

(Reuters)


 

Fukushima nuclear clean-up enters critical phase
Tokyo Electric Power to begin removing more than 1,500 fuel assemblies from spent fuel pool in unprecedented operation

(Justin McCurry)

 

 

RadiationNetwork.com--Live Radiation MAP


 

 

US National Cancer Institute  I-131 Thyroid Dose Calculator for Nevada Test Site Fallout



 

Food Poisoning on a Global Scale

(Vandana Shiva)


 

New Study:  Fukushima released Twice as Much Radiation as Official Estimate Claimed


 

Ocean Absorbed 79 Percent Of Fukushima Fallout

(Forbes)


 

Fukushima 50: 'We felt like kamikaze pilots ready to sacrifice everything'

(Justin McCurry)




Japan ups Fukushima threat warning

(Al Jazeera)

 

 

Naturally Occurring Complex Organic Material Is The By-Product Of Stars


 

Up to 20 million tons of debris from Japan’s tsunami moving toward Hawaii
Just what we needed...and it's probably radioactive?

(Laura Rozen)

 

Mexico’s newest export to US may be water
(
By ELLIOT SPAGAT)



 

Siberian Region Claims 'Indisputable Proof' Yeti Exists

Oct. 21, 2008: A footprint was found in the snow on the Mount Dhaulagiri in northern Nepal by a group of Japanese mountaineers
during a 2008 expedition. They claimed it was of the legendary Yeti -- and said it could prove the
long-rumored existence of a giant ape living in the Himalayan peaks.

 

 

World's Most Complex Radio Telescope Snaps Stunning 1st Photo of the Cosmos
(SPACE.com Staff)  ALMA

A combined view of the Antennae Galaxies, taken by the ALMA
radio telescope array and the Hubble Space Telescope.


 


Cannabis oil is a highly efficient natural cancer cure
(Monday, October 03, 2011 by: Michelle Bosmier)


 

 

On Our Radar: Gaping Hole in Arctic Ozone
By THE NEW YORK TIMES

 


 

Why More Americans Suffer From Mental Disorders Than Anyone Else

(tHE aTLANTIIC)

 

 

Nasa's Kepler telescope finds planet orbiting two suns

An artist's conception of Kepler-16b



 

Earth's systems in rapid decline
Overpopulation is causing huge losses in
biodiversity,
and 'protected areas' such as national parks aren't working.

(AlJazeera)|


 


Death in seconds: Radiation pockets found at Fukushima plant

(MSNBC)

 

 

Oxygen molecules discovered in deep space

(CBS)


 

Boys and girls abolished in Sweden

(Pravda)


 

Hubble spies fourth moon at Pluto
(By Jonathan Amos)

 

 

It's been simply marvellous weather . . . for insects

(Patrick Kingsley)
 

 


What Will Fracking Do to Your Food Supply?

(Barry Estabrook)


 

Pacific Ocean trash patch mystery: How many fish eat plastic?
The finding, in a new study by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, could have implications
for the food chain. The region of floating trash in the Pacific Ocean is double the size of Texas.

(Mark Clayton)



 

BeautifulPeople.com suffers 'ugly invasion'

 

 

10 reasons to be cheerful about the coming new Ice Age

(James Delingpole)


 

How Miserable? Index Says the Worst in 28 Years

(Jeff Cox)


 


 

Big Island Dairy Farmers fight radiation with Boron
May 10, 2011 / Community
All Islands, Big Island, Oahu
Britton & Shekinah; Milk and Honey Farm

 


 

How the Catholic Church Was Hijacked
Cardinal Giuseppe Siri was duly elected Pope in 1958 and took the name
Gregory XVII. However he was forced to step aside in a coup d'etat.

Popes John XXIII and Paul VI "were not simply "bad popes". They were
enemy agents who set the Church on a carefully designed plan to destruction."
(Thomas Carter)


 

New warning of poisonous chemicals in natural gas 'hydrofracking

(By Brad Knickerbocker)



 

U.S. experts say don't worry about radiation in milk--Ruddy Liars!

Yeah, right!  jackasses!

 

The Aesthetic Movement.
The Victoria & Albert Museum's exhibition of the 'Cult of Beauty'
reflects how art spread into everyday life in the Victorian period

The Green Dining Room at the Victoria & Albert Museum,
decorated by Morris & Co, 1866. Photograph: V&A Images
(Fiona MacCarthy)

 

When An ill Wind Blows From Afar!

(Shane Connor)



 





 

Biology Nobelist (Christian de Duve): Natural selection will destroy us

(by Clint Witchalls)


 

Regulation Lax as Gas Wells’ Tainted Water Hits Rivers

 

 

'Alarmingly High Methane Emissions' from Natural Gas Extraction

(Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams)

 

 

VIKING FOUND ORGANICS ON MARS, EXPERIMENT CONFIRMS

(irene klotz)
 


 

How a freak diversion of the jet stream is paralysing the globe with freezing conditions
(By Niall Firth)


 

The Gulf of Mexico is Dying
A Special Report on the BP Gulf Oil Spill
Dr. Tom Termotto

 

 

Cognitive Dissonance Defines Our Lives

(by Henry Makow, Ph.D.)
 


 

"Creepy World of Mainstream Media Believers Uncovered

(Bernie Suarez)

 

The Banality of Narcissism
The class war over cultural diagnosis.
(By Ron Rosenbaum, Slate)


 

 
Goodbye, cruel words: English. It's dead to me.

(By Gene Weingarten)
 


 

(ex) Pope Nazi I Vowed To Get Church Pedophilia Down To Acceptable Levels

(ex The Onion)

 

 

Steps Aside

(BBC)


 

Ex-pope Nazi I says God told him to resign during 'mystical experience'
-More BS

(Tom Kington)


 

The Last Time a Pope Resigned, Mass Media Was Called ... Mass
(Rebecca J. Rosen)

Ulrich von Richental's Chronicle of the Council of Constance/Wikimedia Commons



 

Art for art's sake: V&A to celebrate aesthetic movement
First major exhibition to gather work of 19th-century artists
including pre-Raphaelites, Oscar Wilde and William Morris

(by Mark Brown, Guardian)




La Musée du Louvre

official site



 

Seven Reasons Why We Can't Stop Making War

(William J. Astore)


 

Bird by Andrew Zuckerman: high-definition pictures of
birds captured against a white background


 

What Darwin Got Wrong
(by Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini NYRB)




 




 


 


 

Beards:  A Magnum Photo Gallery (SLATE)



 


Paleontologists Discover Skeleton of Nature's First Sexual Predator

The Onion


 

What In The World Are They Spraying?
CHEMTRAILS!!

(By Michael J. Murphy)


 

Frosty, Frigid Global Warming

(Ted Twietmeyer)
 



The Mass Media as Human Pesticide

Henry Makow, Ph.D.



 


 


 

for the UK and for Humanoids in General from Malthus





 


Big Brother and Big Pharma at Work


Dangers In The Shots - Components
Of H1N1 Vaccines
They are considered a biodefense agents.
By Dr. Ilya Sandra Perlingieri
© 2009 - All Rights Reserved
www.rense.com/general86/dngers.htm

 
Dangers In The Shots - Components
Of H1N1 Vaccines - Pt 2
Dr. Ilya Sandra Perlingieri
© 2009 All rights reserved
www.rense.com/general87/dangers.htm

 

A Glimpse into the Scary World of Vaccine Adjuvants (Edda West)
www.whale.to/vaccine/west_edda.html

 

Are Organic Veggies Better for You?
Maybe, or maybe not. Either way, it's a useless debate.
(By James E. McWilliams, Slate)

 

 



 

Doctors Warn Avoid
Genetically Modified Food
(By Jeffrey M. Smith)


 

Artificial Sweeteners May Contaminate Water Downstream Of
Sewage Treatment Plants And Even Drinking Water (Science Daily)


 

Revealed: fructose 'may spur overeating'

 

 

Chemtrails!!!!! Your Gov't Is Killing You!!

Chemtrails - The Latest
Assault on Us
(Dr. Ilya Sandra Perlingieri)



 


Pope Nazi I (retired)

 


 

Vatican told bishops to cover up sex abuse

Original Vatican Document Sex Abuse
image.guardian.co.uk/sys-files/Observer/documents/2003/08/16/Criminales.pdf

 



 

 


 From the Telegraph.....a golf course sign




 

 

 


 

Chemtrails 101 -
An Introduction
Seeing Chemtrails Clearly As 
The Silent But Deadly Betrayal

(By Douglas Herman)

What Are They Spraying Us With? - Pt II
Could Aluminum, Barium and Other Substances From Stratospheric Aerosol
Geo-Engineering Programs be Destroying Eco-Systems around the World?
By Michael J. Murphy
www.rense.com/general90/spray.htm


 

"WalMart Is An Economic Disease"
By Richard Freeman and Arthur Ticknor

the Chinese embassy

 

 Is the
Pope a Catholic?
'The Broken Cross' by Piers Compton

by Henry Makow, Ph.D.

 

Counter-trog Literateur Compliments Oakland Library in Pittsburgh
a T.S. Eliot addition in Trogland!

"Prufrock" on the Library....and the trogs do not
even know who the narrator of the poem is! Bully!!

 

George Carlin:  Counter-Culture Hero and Comedian Extraordinaire Dies at 71
Shit, piss, fuck, cunt, cock, motherfucker, cocksucker, and tits..
"the ones that'll infect your soul, curve your spine, and keep the country from winning the war."


our greatest social critic, wit,  and voice of freedom for the effed-over little guy
ah fuck!


 

 

 

Pittsburgh Surpasses L.A. as Nation's Sootiest City

trogs love dirt, filth....it's a hole...
"When you think of the impact of ozone on our respiratory tracts, imagine putting acid right in your eye.
It's that corrosive," said Tony Gerber, a pulmonary specialist and assistant professor at the University of California,
 San Francisco.  "This corrosiveness causes severe irritation and leads to problems like asthma attacks, coughing,
wheezing, chest pain and even death." --American Lung Association
 


 

 

 

 


10 Million TONS Of Trash Floating In Pacific

by Frosty Wooldridge

 

The world's rubbish dump: a garbage tip that stretches from Hawaii to Japan (Kathy Marks)

Pacific "plastic soup"

 

How To Rid The Sea Of An Ocean Of Plastic


 

 


Castro on Bush laden Corn and Bio-Fuels: Quite Correct!

 

"Fluoride -
The Battle of Darkness & Light
"
(Mary Sparrowdancer)

cf., Links 4

 



U.S. National Debt Clock
www.usdebtclock.org/

 



 


 

 


Chemtrail Plane Taxiing:
Chemtrail Pod Is Simple
Aerial Refueling Drogue (Ted Twietmeyer)

Chemtrails - Lab Report On
Air Grab Thru HEPA Filter (Bridget Conroy)

www.rense.com/general82/chemm.htm
 




"Old Negro Space Program"



 

 




Changes at Southwest Airlines


 





 


 

 

 

Autism and MERCURY in Government Vaccine Shots
Vaccines STILL COntain MERCURY FDA Admits in Court

(Ethan A. Huff)


 

BEWARE:  VACCINE INGREDIENTS

see Links 4 for more

 

 

 





L.I.E.

Guilty for 9.11: Bush, Rumsfeld, Myers
www.prisonplanet.com/guilty_for_911_bush_rumsfeld_myers.htm

 


 

Olbermann on NY Post 9/11 Foreknowledge

crooks and liars--youtube
 

 "The world is a smaller place without the big man"
--Sting

Vita brevis, ars longa





 

The remains of the day...surely the best of times

 

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Space: the Final Frontier
to boldly go....

Astronomers Discover New 5 Planet System (CBS)

55 Cancri star system



Astronomers: Monster Black Hole Can't Be Explained

it can't be Al Sharpton


 

"This is the way the world ends..."

"fry and dry"--scientists

 

the Columbia url's have been censored by government--so I leave images in memoriam
 

Columbia Liftoff Jan.16

"I call that piece a wonder, now."-R. Browning

 
 

 

USS COLUMBIA

 Rick Husband, William McCool, Michael Anderson, David Brown, Ilan Ramon, Laurel Clark, and Kalpana Chawla.

NASA Sacrifices 7 MORE ASTRONAUTS!
Rest in Peace, Oh Brave Souls!

"This quarry cries on havoc. O proud death,
What feast is toward in thine eternal cell,
That thou so many princes at a shot
So bloodily hast struck?"--Hamlet, V, 2.

 

Radar Image:  Columbia

"The Horror!" 


The Terribly Convenient Columbia "Accident"

Lest We Forget!
 

Feb 1 2003: Columbia shuttle disintegrates killing seven...10 years ago

 

Columbia Memorial Arlington National Cemetery--5 Years later (MSNBC)--(Tariq Malik)

 

 

"NASA faults equipment in Columbia shuttle disaster" (CNN)
NASA is the fault, not just the equipment!




Megalightning and
The Demise of STS-107
Space Shuttle Columbia
A Fresh Look
at the
Available Evidence (David B. Smith) Jun 09

 

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pictures can bespeak empires.....hence the following, some w/o active url's:
 

NASA Mars Rover DUST Gusev Crater




"Unexplained" Forces Keep Mars Rover Moving (Michael Goodspeed)--Jan.13

Thunderblog



Voyager 2 Spacecraft Discovers Solar System Is Bent (A.Chang)


 

Solar System is Squashed (Andrea Thompson)


 

Chunks of Smashed Moon Detected in Saturn's Rings

from Cassini Spacecraft


 

Opportunity Rover...Meridiani Plani Mars

 

Bleachers Destroyed Life on Mars (Pravda)

 

 Opportunity and curious landscape Mars

 

Opportunity First Color Pic...Panorama



Spirit Rover's Hand Digs Rock on Mars

Mars--Methane Found

 

Mystery Continues:  Scientists Baffled by Spheres on Mars

 

Mars Rover Drills Martian Rock for Water


Fixing the Mars Rover


Planet SEDNA 10th Planet?



 

Endurance Crater, Mars: Rover




Valles Marineris Canyon, Mars...Methane?




Mars North Pole Region (ESA Images)


 

Pluto:  Is It a Planet?

(David Kestenbaum) NPR



 

Astronomers Look for Killer Asteroids

NASA won't pay.... (Mathilde near Earth 1997)

 

Apollo Moon Pictures You Never Saw
www.apolloarchive.com

Neil Armstrong flag


 

NASA New Crew Vehicle Orion

 

Mars Rover Opportunity

settles into Mars orbit




The Moons of Saturn (ABC)




New Planet Discovered

Gliese 581 c
possibly habitable

 

Most Distant Black Hole Found--13 Billion Light Years Away

Andrea Thompson (space.com)

 

Mars Had Large Oceans (Dave Mosher)


 

Sprites Discovered--Huge Balls of Fire Above the Clouds (Dave Mosher)


 

Team Finds Largest Exoplanet Yet (BBC)

TrES-4