Archive for the 'World' Category

Waste = Food – A Cradle to Cradle principle

• October, 2009

Waste = Food – A Cradle to Cradle principle Waste = Food is the principle doctrine of the Cradle to Cradle concept of environmentally safe production cycles. The Dutch version of this documentary caused for incredible movement on the Sustainable business front. Links: Sustainable Cities Wikipedia – Cradle to Cradle Design

Ahmadinejad warns of Weapons of Mass Media

• October, 2009

Ahmadinejad warns of Weapons of Mass Media Sun, 11 Oct 2009 President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Western powers have used full-fledged psychological tactics as a lever to influence nations against their better judgment. Ahmadinejad said some regimes, including those in Israel, are using propaganda campaigns and psychological tactics as their prime weapon-of-choice against other countries. “Once you take away these weapons, there is not much that they can do,” said the Iranian President at a conference on media and psychological war in Tehran on Sunday.

Hofmann’s Potion

• October, 2009

Hofmann’s Potion Connie Littlefield, 2002 This documentary offers a compassionate, open-minded look at LSD and how it fits into our world. Long before Timothy Leary urged a generation to “tune in, turn on and drop out,” the drug was hailed as a way to treat forms of addiction and mental illness. At the same time, it was being touted as a powerful tool for mental exploration and self-understanding. Featuring interviews with LSD pioneers, beautiful music and stunning cinematography, this is much more than a simple

Homeland Security Trains Scouts To Fight Terrorism

• October, 2009

Homeland Security Trains Scouts To Fight Terrorism By JENNIFER STEINHAUER IMPERIAL, Calif. Ten minutes into arrant mayhem in this town near the Mexican border, and the gunman, a disgruntled Iraq war veteran, has already taken out two people, one slumped in his desk, the other covered in blood on the floor. In a program which officials have described as “about being a true-blooded American”, boys and girls as young as fourteen are being put through their paces by DHS Border Patrol agents. The responding officers

2012 isn’t the end of the world, Mayans insist

• October, 2009

2012 isn’t the end of the world, Mayans insist By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press Writer MEXICO CITY – Apolinario Chile Pixtun is tired of being bombarded with frantic questions about the Mayan calendar supposedly “running out” on Dec. 21, 2012. After all, it’s not the end of the world. Or is it? Definitely not, the Mayan Indian elder insists. “I came back from England last year and, man, they had me fed up with this stuff.” It can only get worse for him. Next month

Compilation video – robots 2009

• September, 2009

Compilation video – robots 2009 Robots 2009 Part 1:: This video contains the following robots: Justin, Uria, passive walkers, Wakamaru, Probo, Relique2, Rolly, Keepon, Hubo FX-1, humanoid Nao,… Robots 2009 Part 2:: This video contains the following robots: Pleo, RAMeX, BioRob, CESR foot, DLR arm, DLR crawler, Flame, Gilberto, HAL, Hiro, Cycab,…

Two thousand schoolgirls suffer suspected ill-effects from cervical cancer vaccine

• September, 2009

Two thousand schoolgirls suffer suspected ill-effects from cervical cancer vaccine By Laura Donnelly, Health Correspondent Thousands of schoolgirls have suffered suspected adverse reactions to a controversial cervical cancer vaccine introduced by the Government. Doctors’ reports show that girls of 12 and 13 have experienced convulsions, fever and paralysis after being given the vaccine, which is now administered in schools as part of efforts to prevent women developing cancer. Others suffered nausea, muscle weakness, dizziness and blurred vision, according to a special report drawn up by

Cave Complex Allegedly Found Under Giza Pyramids

• September, 2009

Cave Complex Allegedly Found Under Giza Pyramids Rossella Lorenzi, Discovery News, Aug. 13, 2009 An enormous system of caves, chambers and tunnels lies hidden beneath the Pyramids of Giza, according to a British explorer who claims to have found the lost underworld of the pharaohs. Populated by bats and venomous spiders, the underground complex was found in the limestone bedrock beneath the pyramid field at Giza. “There is untouched archaeology down there, as well as a delicate ecosystem that includes colonies of bats and a

New battery could change world, one house at a time

• August, 2009

New battery could change world, one house at a time Randy Wright – Daily Herald In a modest building on the west side of Salt Lake City, a team of specialists in advanced materials and electrochemistry has produced what could be the single most important breakthrough for clean, alternative energy since Socrates first noted solar heating 2,400 years ago. The prize is the culmination of 10 years of research and testing — a new generation of deep-storage battery that’s small enough, and safe enough, to