Archive for the 'World' Category

Carbonated Drinks: Learn the Truth!

• July, 2010

Carbonated Drinks: Learn the Truth! A study by a Brazilian Professor from Matto Grosso Federal University has revealed the shocking truth about the effects of having a can of a carbonated drink. Learn what happens inside your body in the sixty minutes after you glug down your refreshing sizzling drink…and think carefully! After just ten minutes, 10 teaspoons of sugar hit your body, 100% of the daily recommended dose. You do not immediately vomit from the overwhelming sweetness because the Phosphoric acid in the drink

BP admits it ‘Photoshopped’ official images of oil leak

• July, 2010

BP admits it ‘Photoshopped’ official images as oil spill ‘cut and paste’ row escalates BP has ordered staff to stop manipulating photographs of its Gulf of Mexico oil spill response, as the row over its public relations campaign intensifies. The oil giant was forced to issue new guidelines to staff to “refrain from doing (sic) cutting-and-pasting” after several official company images were found to have been doctored. BP admitted on Thursday that it “Photoshopped” some of its official images that were posted on its website

If Marijuana Production Were Legal

• June, 2010

If Marijuana Production Were Legal: Projected Tax Revenues, by State (US only) Love it or hate it, people smoke marijuana – lots of it. In some states marijuana consumption and possession have been decriminalized, and even legalized for medicinal purposes. But, have you ever wondered how large the economics of Marijuana were? Us too. As a result ,have decided to put together this graphic, which illustrates the popularity of marijuana consumption, the federal tax dollars spent to keep marijuana illegal, and the possible tax revenues

Who funds the Afghan Taliban? You don’t want to know…

• April, 2010

Who is funding the Afghan Taliban? You don’t want to know KABUL — It is the open secret no one wants to talk about, the unwelcome truth that most prefer to hide. In Afghanistan, one of the richest sources of Taliban funding is the foreign assistance coming into the country. Virtually every major project includes a healthy cut for the insurgents. Call it protection money, call it extortion, or, as the Taliban themselves prefer to term it, “spoils of war,” the fact remains that international

French bread spiked with LSD in CIA experiment

• March, 2010

French bread spiked with LSD in CIA experiment A 50-year mystery over the ‘cursed bread’ of Pont-Saint-Esprit, which left residents suffering hallucinations, has been solved after a writer discovered the US had spiked the bread with LSD as part of an experiment. In 1951, a quiet, picturesque village in southern France was suddenly and mysteriously struck down with mass insanity and hallucinations. At least five people died, dozens were interned in asylums and hundreds afflicted. For decades it was assumed that the local bread had

16 ships create as much pollution as all the cars in the world

• February, 2010

16 ships create as much pollution as all the cars in the world By Fred Pearce Last week it was revealed that 54 oil tankers are anchored off the coast of Britain, refusing to unload their fuel until prices have risen. But that is not the only scandal in the shipping world. Today award-winning science writer Fred Pearce – environmental consultant to New Scientist and author of Confessions Of An Eco Sinner – reveals that the super-ships that keep the West in everything from Christmas

Physicist Discovers How to Teleport Energy

• February, 2010

Physicist Discovers How to Teleport Energy First, they teleported photons, then atoms and ions. Now one physicist has worked out how to do it with energy, a technique that has profound implications for the future of physics. In 1993, Charlie Bennett at IBM’s Watson Research Center in New York State and a few pals showed how to transmit quantum information from one point in space to another without traversing the intervening space. The technique relies on the strange quantum phenomenon called entanglement, in which two

Prescription narcotics cause more deaths than both heroin and cocaine

• February, 2010

Prescription narcotics cause more deaths than both heroin and cocaine 2009 by Mike Adams On the heels of the sudden death of celebrity actress Brittany Murphy, people are once again raising the question of just how dangerous prescription drugs might really be. Some are arguing, however, that street drugs are the real danger, not prescription drugs. But the following study demonstrates why prescription drugs are far more dangerous than illegal recreational drugs. According to a new study conducted by physicians at St. Michael’s Hospital and

Man must “prepare” to meet alien life forms

• February, 2010

Man must “prepare” to meet alien life forms St Andrews University scientist tells conference that man now has more chance than ever of discovering life on other planets. Man has more chance than ever of discovering life on other planets – and mankind needs to prepare itself for meeting alien life forms for the first time, a Scots scientist is to tell a conference on Monday. The conference – The Detection of Extra-Terrestrial Life and the Consequences for Science and Society – is taking place