Revealed: Army scientists secretly sprayed St Louis with ‘radioactive’ particles for YEARS to test chemical warfare technology

EEV: Reposted at Request: In regards to aircraft spraying  (i.e. Contrails or spaying in general )  radioactive contaminants on U.S. soil. In addition may be the real reason Pruitt-Igoe public housing  complex was built and destroyed. September 29, 2012 By Emily Anne Epstein PUBLISHED:09:16 EST, 29  September 2012| UPDATED:11:21 EST, 29 September 2012 The United States…

US and UK struck secret deal to allow NSA to ‘unmask’ Britons’ personal data

• 2007 deal allows NSA to store previously restricted material • UK citizens not suspected of wrongdoing caught up in dragnet • Separate draft memo proposes US spying on ‘Five-Eyes’ allies   James Ball theguardian.com,              Wednesday 20 November 2013 14.00 EST                     The memo explains that the US and UK ‘worked together to…

Afghanistan’s poppy farmers plant record opium crop, UN report says

Despite 10 years of western efforts to curb production, a combination of economics and political instability means farmers in the world’s largest heroin-producing country are as enthusiastic as ever for the poppy Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul theguardian.com,    Wednesday 13 November 2013 00.59 EST The end of British efforts to stamp out opium-production in Helmand province…

Mexican vigilantes take on drug cartels – and worry authorities / Fear ‘undeclared civil war’

Militias spring up across Mexico to defend communities but authorities fear ‘rebel force’ and an ‘undeclared civil war’   Jo Tuckman in Tixtla The Guardian,  Monday 28 October 2013 15.43 EDT Self-defence forces gather near Buenavista in Michoacan, Mexico, part of a growing movement of militias taking on the drug cartels. Photograph: ZUMA/REX   With their…

NSA monitored calls of 35 world leaders after US official handed over contacts

• Agency given more than 200 numbers by government official • NSA encourages departments to share their ‘Rolodexes’ • Surveillance produced ‘little intelligence’, memo acknowledges   James Ball The Guardian, Thursday 24 October 2013 14.14 EDT The NSA memo suggests that such surveillance was not isolated as the agency routinely monitors world leaders. Photograph: Guardian…

Fructose: the poison index

A ruling on fructose boosts the powerful sugar industry, either by incompetence or collusion, but is based on pseudoscience Robert Lustig The Guardian,              Monday 21 October 2013 16.00 EDT Fizzy drinks can have a ‘serum fructose concentration of six micromolar, enough to do major arterial and pancreatic damage’. Photograph: Nathalie Louvel/Getty Images The battle…

Statins risk for women: Taking cholesterol-lowering drug for more than ten years ‘doubles chances of the most common breast cancer’

Previous studies had shown  cholesterol-lowering drugs can reduce the risk of certain cancers Research had only looked at women on drugs  for less than five years Experts say drugs could affect hormone  regulation which could lead to breast cancer By  Pat Hagan PUBLISHED: 16:17 EST, 19  July 2013 |  UPDATED: 18:05 EST, 19 July 2013…

Disney Channel forced to pull episode of hit TV show Jessie that ‘mocks’ and ‘humiliates’ child on gluten-free diet

A  Change.org petition calling on Disney to ‘stop bullying gluten-intolerant  characters’ attracted 2,137 signatures By  Sadie Whitelocks PUBLISHED: 10:51 EST, 21 May  2013 |  UPDATED: 12:33  EST, 21 May 2013 The Disney Channel has pulled an episode of  its popular children’s show Jessie, after thousands of parents complained the  storyline ridiculed young people with food…

Is this proof evil killers are born not made? Psychopaths’ brains ‘lack basic wiring that triggers empathy and compassion’

Psychopathy affects around 20 to 30% of U.S.  prison population This compares with just 1% of the general  U.S. population Prisoners shown video footage of people  being intentionally hurt MRI scans revealed distinct differences in  brains’ responses By  Kerry Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 14:27 EST, 24  April 2013 |  UPDATED: 14:29 EST, 24 April 2013   Don’t…

Bomber’s father bizarrely claims that the FBI CALLED his son to accuse him of deadly attack two days before he was shot dead

  Sunday, Apr 21 2013 ‘That’s your problem’: Chilling response of Boston bomber after ‘FBI called  him to accuse him of deadly attack’ By  Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 12:47 EST, 21  April 2013 |  UPDATED: 12:59 EST, 21 April 2013   The parents of the suspected Boston bombers  have claimed that their oldest son received…

800,000 Fisher-Price rocking sleeper seats could be infected with mold which can lead to respiratory problems and hives for babies

By  Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 12:11 EST, 8  January 2013 |  UPDATED: 13:23 EST, 8 January 2013 The government is warning concerned parents  to inspect Fisher-Price Newborn Rock ‘N Play Sleepers due to a risk of exposure  to mold for infants who use them. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said  Tuesday that its warning applies…

Pesticides claim one life and sickens 129 others as people desperate to get rid of bed bugs use the outdoor toxins in their BEDROOMS

By  Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 20:58 EST, 28 November 2012 |  UPDATED: 20:58 EST, 28 November 2012   No one likes bed bugs. But in recent years as the infestation rate explodes people are increasingly poisoning themselves in an attempt to get rid of the unwelcome house guests. Over a 4 year period, 129 people…