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  Language-related articles on this site Names in their own tongue and script, via Language names in their own tongue and script "The table ... shows nativelocal names for languages in their own scripts, or autoglottonyms. You c... read more

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  "Natural Born" [in regard to presidential candidates] was clearly defined in "The Law of Nations" by Emerich de Vattel, published in 1758 and relied on heavily by the framers of the Constitution. "Natural Born" was already legally-def... read more

Internet censorship

  We were protesting SOPA and PIPA. The latest attempt is CISPA. Click here for more info: americancensorship10085... read more

Identity theft protection

Attorney's Advice - No Charge Read this and make a copy for your files in case you need to refer to it someday. Maybe we should all take some of his advice! A corporate attorney sent the following out to the employees in his company... read more

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  All science-related posts Unscientific "cosmogony": Gravity, quantum physicsInnovation News DailySchoolboy solves 350-year-old math problem — debunkedGood article on 911We should have listened to TeslaFrom Minnie to Mickey (an... read more

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When Firefighters See Senior Struggling in Wheelchair, They Spend Weekend Building Her a New Walkway

  These firefighters spent their time off this week building a new walkway for a woman who was seen struggling to cross her front lawn in her wheelchair.... read more

The Amazon Rainforest Fires Turned Day Into Night in Brazil's Largest City

  Elias Marat - Environmental advocates blasted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who joked about "setting the Amazon aflame."... read more

Inner Terrain vs. Outer Terrain: Which Do You Emphasize for Good Health?

  Makia Freeman - How do you define good health?... read more

The Most Senior Vatican Official Ever Convicted of Child Sexual Abuse Loses Appeal

  *UPDATE: Cardinal George Pell has lost his appeal The sexual abuse of children connected to high ranking Vatican officials is nothing new. Multiple popes have been implicated or involved, including Pope Francis. For example, Carlo Mar... read more

88 students use contraption to play a single piano, break world record

  A group of 88 British schoolchildren broke a Guinness World Record when they used a mechanical system to play a single piano simultaneously.... read more

Police officer rescues skunk from yogurt cup, gets sprayed

  A Massachusetts police department shared video of an officer rescuing a skunk with a yogurt cup stuck on its head -- and being sprayed as his reward.... read more

Virginia man wins lottery jackpot nine years after $1 million win

  A Virginia man who collected a $28,170 lottery prize is no stranger to the winner's circle -- he won a $1 million jackpot nine years earlier.... read more

UAE store breaks Guinness record with 11-foot-tall ketchup tower

  A United Arab Emirates grocery store chain broke a Guinness World Record by using 883 bottles of ketchup to create an 11-foot-tall tower.... read more

Bear steals package from Pennsylvania porch

  A Pennsylvania family's home security camera captured the moment a bear wandered onto their porch and stole a box of mail-order dog food.... read more

Good News in History, August 19

  This daily column features all the good news, anniversaries and birthdays from this day in history—August 19.... read more

Cow escapes slaughterhouse, runs loose through British city

  A cow escaped from a British slaughterhouse and went for a run through a city, becoming a social media celebrity in the process.... read more

Snake left behind at Newark International Airport security

  A 15-inch snake was left behind at a security checkpoint at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration said.... read more

Woman's ear discomfort caused by brown recluse spider

  A woman who went to a Missouri doctor complaining of water in her ear was shocked to be told it was actually a highly venomous brown recluse spider.... read more

British parents shocked by python slithering out of daughter's room

  Animal rescuers in Britain said a couple were shocked to find a 3-foot python slithering around their 5-month-old daughter's nursery.... read more

Electric surfboard riders surrounded by great white sharks

  A California photographer taking drone video of some hydrofoilers captured video of the apparently oblivious people being surrounded by great white sharks.... read more

Arkansas park visitor finds 3.72-carat yellow diamond

  A visitor to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas found a 3.72-carat yellow diamond, the largest diamond found at the park in over two years.... read more

Woman catches fish with two mouths in New York state

  A woman fishing in upstate New York snapped photos when she reeled in a trout with a unique feature -- two mouths.... read more

Pit Bull Hailed As a Hero After Reportedly Fighting Off a Shark to Save Its Owner

  This whale of a tale may have ended in tragedy if it had not been for the heroic actions of a 1-year-old pit bull named Darby.... read more

Woman reunited with cat missing for 11 years

  A New York woman reunited with her cat 11 years after he went missing thanks to a patient animal rescue worker and a microchip scanner.... read more

Best friends of over 50 years share $2M lottery prize

  Two Canadian women who have been friends for more than five decades won a $2 million lottery prize, the British Columbia Lottery announced.... read more

Man's lost class ring returned to him 43 years later

  A man who created from a Tennessee high school in 1976 was reunited with the class ring he lost while skiing 43 years ago thanks to an employee at the school.... read more

Top 14 Herbs and Minerals to Boost Your Brain — FREE Ebook

  Big pharma has failed to find an effective treatment for Alzheimer's. The journal Current Neuropharmacology has recently acknowledged that even drugs for early stage cognitive impairment have failed to demonstrate significant impr... read more

Watch Youngsters Challenge Strangers on the Street to Watergun Fight During Hot Summer Day

  When temperatures got particularly high in Virginia last month, two pranksters took it upon themselves to offer some watery relief to pedestrians.... read more

Good News in History, August 20

  Happy 65th Birthday to Al Roker, the American television personality, co-host, and weather anchor on NBC's Today. In 2014, Roker set the Guinness World Record for uninterrupted live weather reporting after 34 hours of continual fo... read more

Good News in History, August 21

  75 years ago today, in the wake of World War II, leaders from Russia, the U.K. and U.S. gathered at the Dumbarton Oaks mansion in Washington DC, for deliberations known as the Washington Conversations on International Peace and Securi... read more

Good News in History, August 22

  Happy 80th Birthday to actress Valerie Harper, the two-time cancer survivor who was advised last month to go into hospice care. Best known for her role as Rhoda Morgenstern on the beloved 70s sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its s... read more

The Wake Up Call We All Need To Hear About Politics

  Back in 2009 I created a documentary that kickstarted Collective Evolution's popularity. It focused on taking a big picture, conscious, look at the state of our world and what needs to change. This film was made on a handy cam wit... read more

Mistake at the store doubles woman's lottery prize to $1.4 million

  An Australian woman who accidentally used the same lottery slip to buy two tickets ended up having the mistake pay off when her prize was doubled.... read more

Suspicion Grows As Experts Suggest That Amazon Fires Were Intentional

  John Vibes - Many are beginning to ask questions about who is responsible for such massive fires in the Amazon.... read more

Leading Nuclear Researcher Issues Grave Fukushima Warning — an 'Ongoing Global Radiologica

  Phillip Schneider - If this mess continues, already increased cancer rates in Japan are likely to get even worse and spread throughout the world.... read more

Manganese Toxicity Damages Cognitive, Behavioral, Motor Development In Children

  August 23rd, 2019 By Amelia Harris Staff Writer for Wake Up World Although manganese is essential to our overall health, too much can be dangerous. Overexposure to manganese can cause cognitive, motor, and behavioral deficits in child... read more

Divide and Conquer is Killing Us

  August 23rd, 2019 By Sahara Devi Divide and conquer—the oldest tactic in the world. And look how successfully it's been used in our society. What if we recognized that we've been manipulated in this way, and are all suf... read more

Two Teen Sisters Have Been Reading Bedtime Stories for Children on Facebook Live Every Night

  Zaria and Hailey Willard have been using social media to share their love of books with other children who may not be as fortunate.... read more

Red-tailed hawk crashes through second-floor apartment window

  A couple on their way to get married in California witnessed the moment a red-tailed hawk crashed through the window of a second-floor apartment.... read more

Medical Destruction — It's Not Just a Conspiracy Theory

  Jon Rapopport - If enough authorities repeat "conspiracy theory," the truth goes begging.... read more

Female Inmates Are Helping to Save Endangered Butterfly Species From Behind Prison Walls

  More than 1,200 of the endangered Taylor's checkerspot butterfly have been raised and released through the prison's conservation program.... read more

Best Ways to Take CBD Oil: Oils vs. Gummies vs. Capsules vs. Vapes

  Sofia Adamson - Let's discuss the best ways to take CBD oil and focuses on oils, gummies, capsules, and vapes.... read more

Giant 5G Drones are Being Planned for the Skies Over Hawaii then the World

  Dr. Debra Greene PhD - Are you ready for massive football field sized drones flying in the stratosphere?... read more

Fukushima: "An Ongoing Global Radiological Catastrophe" & "A Huge Coverup" —

  Despite humanity's increasing levels of intelligence, if you were an extraterrestrial looking down on our planet, you may conclude that we are one of the dumbest species in the universe. We have so much potential, yet we cling to ... read more

Australian Survivor Of Satanic Pedophile Trafficking Network Names High Ranking People

  “A tightly organised, mafia-style, hierarchically structured crime syndicate has infiltrated every aspect of Australian society including Parliament, judiciary, church denominations, law enforcement, military, child protection, ... read more

Fugitive emu caught on camera in North Carolina

  An emu on the loose in North Carolina for about two months was caught on camera in a wooded area and authorities said they are closing in on the flightless bird.... read more

American Apocalypse: The Government's Plot to Destabilize the Nation Is Working

  John W. Whitehead - The U.S. government is working hard to destabilize the nation. No, this is not another conspiracy theory.... read more

The Amazon Rainforest is on Fire and Hardly Anyone's Talking About It

  Jake Johnson - The Amazon rainforest has been devastated for weeks by fires so intense they can be seen from space.... read more

Why The August 29th Global 'Targeted Individuals' Rallies Deserve Our Attention

  Since I began writing about the 'Targeted Individual' phenomenon last year, I have received dozens of independent emails from people who identify themselves as Targeted Individuals, either thanking me for covering the issue or... read more

Half a Billion Bees Drop Dead in Brazil Amid Jump in Pesticide Use

  Tyler Durden - More than half a billion bees died earlier this year, and experts are suggesting that pesticides are the reason.... read more

California 'emoji house' for sale after neighborhood feud

  A California home dubbed the "emoji house" after being painted with giant emoji images -- purportedly as an act of revenge against neighbors -- is being listed for sale.... read more

Every Act a Ceremony

  Charles Eisenstein - What can modern people can draw from the ceremonial approach to life?... read more

Leaked Audio Shows Oil Lobbyist Bragging About Success in Criminalizing Pipeline Protests

  The Free Thought Project - The leaked audio recording exposes the industry's influence over lawmakers.... read more

Seeing Through a Geoengineered Reality

  Rosanne Lindsay - Why blame Climate Change only on human behavior with the evidence of climate manipulation by government-sanctioned corporations?... read more

German city offers $1.1 million reward to prove it doesn't exist

  A German city that's the subject of a long-running joke alleging that it doesn't exist is offering a $1.1 million reward to anyone who can prove the conspiracy theory is true.... read more

Bungee cord snaps on slingshot ride at Florida amusement park

  A visitor to a Florida amusement park captured video of the moment a bungee cable snapped on a slingshot ride just as it was about to launch with passengers.... read more

Record Number of Fires Burning in Amazon Rainforest

  Olivia Rosane - There are a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest.... read more

Service dogs attend live musical as part of training

  A pack of service dogs in training were treated to a performance of a Canadian theater's live musical as part of their preparation for service.... read more

Hearts Are Melting Over Little Girl Admiring a Beauty Ad Depicting Woman in a Wheelchair

  This photo of an enchanted little girl staring at an Ulta beauty advertisement shows just how much representation can matter for differently-abled kids.... read more

Conservationists Successfully Swoop in to Save Last of Known Endangered Frog Species Just in the Nic

  These endangered amphibians had been struggling to survive in a dried up riverbed when Chilean conservationists came to their rescue last month.... read more

This Seventh Grader Donated All $15,000 of His County Fair Earnings to a Children's Hospital

  After earning $15,000 in livestock premiums from a county fair, this youngster donated all of it to help fund children's medical research.The post This Seventh Grader Donated All $15,000 of His County Fair Earnings to a Children&#... read more

These Musicians Play Classical Songs At Crime Scenes to Help Neighbors Heal After Tragedy

  These musicians soothe their neighbors by setting up their instruments after all the police and law enforcement teams have left local crime scenes.... read more

The 4 Main Causes of Climate Crisis and the "Event" We're Climaxing To

  August 22nd, 2019 By Open Contributing writer for Wake Up World Climate Crisis is now escalating day-by-day, in such a major way, you have to ask, is it really only manmade? What if there are at least 3 other contributing factors that... read more

Playing Online Games Can Help to Keep Your Brain Youthful

  August 22nd, 2019 By Nikki Harper Contributing Writer for Wake Up World We live in an information-rich world, which is a wonderful thing. However, it's very easy to get overwhelmed by so much information, especially if you are an ... read more

Washington State Kills Last of Wolf Pack Hours Before Court-Ordered Reprieve

  Olivia Rosane - The last four members of an embattled wolf pack were killed in Washington State Friday.... read more

US Military is a Bigger Polluter Than As Many as 140 Countries — Shrinking this War Machine is

  Benjamin Neimark - The US military is the biggest polluter on the planet.... read more

Hand sculpture atop New Zealand art gallery dubbed 'disturbing'

  Some residents of the New Zealand capital said they were disturbed by a sculpture of a hand with a face installed atop the city's art gallery.... read more

Diaper tossed out window on the highway hits trooper's patrol car

  Police in Indiana said a driver was ticketed when a dirty diaper tossed out a window by a backseat passenger struck a trooper's car.... read more

Suggestively-named town seeks to stop adult toy company from using signs

  Residents of a Newfoundland and Labrador town with a famously suggestive name are petitioning to stop a sex toy company from using their sign for advertisements.... read more

Arizona trooper tackles escaped emu at the side of the highway

  An Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper was able to help an escaped emu find its way home by tackling it at the side of the highway.... read more

Dozens of air mattresses carried away by wind at Colorado park

  A surprised witness captured video of dozens of air mattresses blowing away in the wind prior to a movie event in a Colorado park.... read more

British police stop 'unusual vehicle' with balsa wood and duct tape body

  Police in Britain shared photos of an "unusual vehicle" stopped on the highway -- a homemade electric scooter with a shell made from balsa wood and duct tape.... read more

Metallica Donates a Quarter-Million Dollars to Help Build First Children's Hospital of Its Kind

  It has been 20 years since Metallica played in Romania—and they are now celebrating their return by helping to build its first pediatric oncology hospital.The post Metallica Donates a Quarter-Million Dollars to Help Build First ... read more

Horny Goat Weed: A Natural Herb for Libido and Mood

  August 21st, 2019 By Dr. Edward F. Group Horny goat weed is an incredible herb with a funny history. A Chinese goat herder noticed that animals who ate the plant's leaves had an increased interest in sex.[1] This incredible herb ... read more

Promising Study Suggests that Magnetic Nano Coils Can Decompose Ocean Microplastics

  August 21st, 2019 By Nikki Harper Contributing Writer for Wake Up World The scale of plastic waste in our oceans is enormous. We've all seen and recoiled at the photos of precious marine wildlife and birds with plastic-filled stom... read more

Former Child Refugee Finally Gets to Thank Aid Worker for the Life-Changing Gift He Gave Her 24 Year

  It has been 24 years since a Dutch man gave Mevan Babakar a new bike—and thanks to the power of social media, she finally got to thank him for the gift.... read more

Scientist Discovers Cells That 'Ingest' Vaccine Aluminum Are The Same Cells Found In Autisti

  What's happening in our world with regards to the censorship of information is unbelievable. It's truly Orwellian, as we now have multiple 'ministries of truth' that are determining what is real and what is fake, what&... read more

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For the First Time in Recorded History, Heat Above the Arctic Circle Reaches 94.6 Degrees

  Elias Marat - July was the hottest month in all of recorded history.... read more

The Black Hole at the Center of Our Galaxy is Doing Something Truly Bizarre

  Jake Anderson - Scientists say the black hole at the center of our galaxy is emitting an "unprecedented" flash of brightness.... read more

New Study Reveals How ADHD Drugs 'Alter The Structure of Children's Brains'

  Elias Marat - Researchers are warning doctors to hold off on issuing popular ADHD drugs.... read more

Trooper finds driver stopped on shoulder using eight phones for 'Pokemon Go'

  A Washington State Patrol trooper checking on what he thought was a disabled vehicle discovered the driver had pulled over to play "Pokemon Go" -- on eight phones.... read more

Wisconsin family finds live frog in store-bought salad

  A Wisconsin family said they were shocked to discover a live frog inside the salad they bought from a local supermarket.... read more

Town's new public toilets come with anti-sex security measures

  A Welsh town said the new public toilets set to be installed in a local park will feature security measures aimed at discouraging sexual activities.... read more

World's Largest Rooftop Urban Farm is Set to Open in Paris Next Year

  Using a specialized "vertical farming" technique, the French garden will use very little water and absolutely no pesticides.The post World's Largest Rooftop Urban Farm is Set to Open in Paris Next Year appeared first on ... read more

Moose crashes pool party, steals taco

  An intrusive moose crashed an Alaska family's pool party and was filmed drinking water from the pool before stealing a taco.... read more

No More 'Sniff Tests': Cheap Biodegradable Sensors Can Tell Smartphones When Food Has Gone B

  Costing just 2 cents a pop, these inexpensive sensors could save tons of perfectly good food from being thrown into the garbage.... read more

How Fibbing to His Grandma With Early Onset Dementia Led to a Touching—But Hilarious—Con

  Robert Sherer never wanted his grandmother to know that he was taking care of her daily affairs—but then she sat him down for an adorable conversation.... read more

Family heirloom ring lost during swim found one year later

  A Newfoundland boy who lost his late grandfather's ring while swimming was reunited with the heirloom a year later thanks to another boy and social media.... read more

Foot Doctor Saves Passenger's Life by Following His Instincts and Ignoring Orders From the Groun

  A humble foot doctor is being praised for saving the life of an unresponsive airline passenger—and he did it by ignoring an order from the airline.... read more

Blame is Not to Blame

  August 20th, 2019 By Jack Adam Weber Contributing writer for Wake Up World blame | bl?m | verb [with object] assign responsibility for a fault or wrong Nobody likes to be “blamed.” But do we truly take issue with... read more

Extremely High Water Stress In 17 Countries, Representing One-Quarter Of The World's Population

  August 20th, 2019 By Amelia Harris Staff Writer for Wake Up World It's no secret that we are experiencing a world water crisis. But the situation may be more critical than we thought. A new list of 17 countries facing extremely hi... read more

Extraterrestrial Beings Visiting Earth Is Something For Us To Discover — Not Government To Ann

  UFOs and the idea that some of them are piloted by extraterrestrial beings are no longer taboo subjects. UFOs have officially left the sphere of 'conspiracy theory.' That term is used today mostly when people's beliefs are... read more

Are Human Beings "Extraterrestrial?" Did We Come From Somewhere Else?

  Are we alone in the universe? The obvious answer coming from mainstream science these days is a big no. It's quite clear that we're not alone, that's the general scientific consensus. The next questions to ask are: Has adv... read more

When Man Got Sick of Trash and Crime, He Bought Buddha Statue for the Street—and Transformed t

  Over the course of the last two decades, the "Buddha of Oakland" has completely transformed the Oakland, California neighborhood.... read more

5 Ways Companies, Governments, and People Are Helping Bees—on National Honeybee Day

  In honor of National Honeybee Day August 17th, here are five ways that people are helping honeybees and how you can join the fight to save them.... read more

These Sustainable Fireproof, Weather-Proof Domes Provide Revolutionary Housing Solutions

  Not only are the sustainable Geoship dome homes resistant to natural disasters, they are easily disassembled and relatively cheap to manufacture.... read more

These Two Lovebirds Have Been Wearing Matching Outfits Every Day for 68 Years of Marriage

  For 67 years, Francis Klotz has never had to worry about what to wear. That's because he and his beloved wife Rosemary, who picks out his dapper clothes, have been wearing matching outfits every day of their 67 years of marriage. ... read more

How Nasty Note From a Neighbor Inspired a Community to Show the Best in Humanity

  Randa Ragland had been going through a rough time when she received a rude note from an anonymous neighbor—but it sparked an outpouring of kindness.... read more

Watch This Bulldog Share a Sweet Smooch With a Curious Wild Manatee

  Even though these two critters originate from different worlds, they clearly have a sweet bond that can transcend even the surface of an ocean.... read more

Scientists Discover How to Make Eco-Friendly Sunscreen From a Source of Food Waste: Cashew Shells

  A team of international scientists has found an environmentally friendly way of producing potential sunscreens by using cashew nut shells, instead of discarding them as waste. The team of "green chemists" from the University... read more

68% of Americans Want to Be More Adventurous — Here Are the Traits They're Trying to Nurtu

  Seventy-six percent of Americans in a new poll said they considered themselves to be adventurous—but, the survey also revealed that a large majority (68%) wish they were more bold. No wonder they want to nurture those traits. Th... read more

Can Kind, Loving Thoughts Slow the Biological Aging Process?

  August 19th, 2019 By Nikki Harper Contributing Writer for Wake Up World We all know that kindness and compassion are good things, and most of us probably try to be kind and compassionate whenever possible. But what if the focused inte... read more

Ayahuasca and Animism — A Cure for Modern Materialism?

  Patrick Smith - Our lack of connection to the natural world is killing us. So what can we do in the shadow of this immense and faceless evil?... read more

Psychedelic Drugs Are Finally Being Used to Treat Depression in US Hospitals

  Elias Marat - Scientists and psychiatrists are embracing psychedelic drugs as "game-changers" in the fight to treat depression.... read more

Fracking Boom in U.S. and Canada Largely to Blame for Global Methane Spike, Study Finds

  Julia Conley - The fracking boom in the U.S. and Canada over the past decade may be largely to blame for a rise in methane in the earth's atmosphere.... read more

The ADHD Overdiagnosis Epidemic Is a Schooling Problem, Not a Child One

  Kerry McDonald - Today, children are being diagnosed with, and often medicated for, ADHD at an astonishing rate.... read more

Tortoise born with deformity gets around on mini skateboard wheels

  A Delaware man used some mini skateboard wheels to teach a tortoise born with an unusual deformity to walk.... read more

Residents baffled by creepy dolls left around Missouri county

  Authorities in Missouri are investigating after residents reported finding creepy dolls posed in odd locations around a county.... read more

California man sells 'funky, old' prototype Nike shoes for $50,000

  A California man got $50,000 for his "funky, old shoes" that happened to be a pair of extremely rare prototype Nike running shoes from 1972.... read more

Koala makes late night visit to surprised man's front door

  An Australian man who heard a growing noise outside his front door late at night opened the door to reveal an unusual visitor -- a wandering koala.... read more

Watch Two Total Strangers Face Off for the Most Epic Saxophone Battle On the NYC Subway (#TBT)

  What started as a solo saxophone performance on the New York City subway quickly turned into a jazz performance for the ages.... read more

When Taylor Swift Fan Can't Afford College Tuition, the Pop Star Sends $6,400 to Pay It: 'Ge

  When this longtime Taylor Swift fan could not afford to pay for her university tuition, the pop star stepped in to cover the debt.The post When Taylor Swift Fan Can't Afford College Tuition, the Pop Star Sends $6,400 to Pay It: &#... read more

Amazon Will Soon Be Helping Their Sellers Donate All Unsold and Unwanted Products to Charity

  The program will help to donate thousands of perfectly good products to charity in the United States and United Kingdom starting in September.... read more

Guy Wins Title of 'Best Boyfriend Ever' With His Anniversary Gift: a DIY Prescription of 

  Riley Rankin came up with a DIY anniversary gift for his girlfriend to relieve her pain—an empty pill bottle with a love prescription inside each capsule.... read more

City Gets First Ever 'Turtle Crossing' Signs After Concerned Second Grader Writes Letter to

  This 8-year-old boy has helped to protect dozens of turtles in his community after he wrote a letter to the mayor asking for the town to take action.... read more

When Asked to Build a Hospital That Lowers Blood Pressure, They Built a 'Forest-Like' Sanctu

  When designers were asked to create a hospital that lowered a patient's blood pressure, they used nature as the obvious solution—and it worked.... read more

Apples, Tea, and Moderation—The 3 Ingredients for a Long Life

  This intriguing new research has found that apples and tea have a compound that can make people live longer—particularly heavy smokers and drinkers.... read more

Collapsed 73-Year-old Man Rescued From the Desert Thanks to Miraculous Appearance of a Cyclist

  Gregory Randolph was near death with one of his dogs by his side when he was miraculously saved thanks to a cyclist who happened to be passing through the desert. The 73-year-old had been out driving with his two canine companions las... read more

Prescription Infant Formulas Found To Be Contaminated With Aluminum

  You may not think aluminum is a big deal, but it is. For anybody who has looked into aluminum toxicology, it's quite clear and apparent that it has no place inside of any living biological organism. Putting it simply, it wreaks ha... read more

Human Design: How to Reach Your Maximum Evolutionary Potential — FREE Online Workshop

  What if, as a human, you are far more than you ever imagined? What if the limiting beliefs we hold about ourselves are just …. wrong? Join us for an exciting FREE online workshop with Human Potential pioneer Gregg Braden: The Ne... read more

7 Keys to Optimize Your Gene Expression — FREE Online Workshop

  Did you know that your genes are not your destiny? Your lifestyle and daily activities – from what you eat to how you exercise to your meditation practice – can directly influence your gene expression. With that in mind, w... read more

'Jeffrey Epstein Committed Suicide' Rules Medical Examiner

  New York's chief medical examiner has completed their autopsy and ruled that Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide by hanging himself his jail cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City. Epstein was awaiting trial o... read more

Study Shows That Horses Understand Our Emotions & Remember Us Deeply

  The more in tune with myself I strive to become, the more drawn I am to explore how connected we all are – not solely with one another, but with everything. This, like many other deeper concepts surrounding life, begs to answer ... read more

Johnson & Johnson Found To Have Knowingly Allowed Asbestos In Their Baby Powder

  We are starting to awaken to the fact that it seems to be the rule, and not the exception, that large Western corporations put profits above human health considerations. The only time they seem to give any regard to human health conce... read more

Female Sorcerer's Fascinating Arsenal of Charms Discovered In Pompeii

  My initial reaction to this story was, 'WOAH. I love and have to share this!' As someone who has gone on a very specific path in life, my journey has been filled with tools much like these. I am forever fascinated by all thing... read more

Super-fan sought to make $1,000 watching 25 hours of 'Friends'

  A provider of Internet, phone and TV services posted a "dream job" opening for a "Friends" fan willing to binge 25 straight hours of the classic NBC sitcom and get paid $1,000.... read more

Curcumin May Help Prevent Or Combat Stomach Cancer, Study Finds

  Mandy Froelich - Long ago, scientists discovered that the bright, yellow powder can also help combat stomach cancer.... read more

Monsanto Had "Fusion Center" Dedicated To Stalking and Discrediting Journalists

  John Vibes - It has come to light that the company operated a "fusion center."... read more

Couple coordinates matching outfits every day for 68-year marriage

  A California couple approaching their 68th wedding anniversary shared an unusual secret to their long and happy union -- wearing matching outfits every day.... read more

Bees escape transport truck, swarm highway toll plaza

  A toll plaza in China was swarmed with thousands of bees when the insects escaped from a transport truck.... read more

Police return class ring to man who lost it in 1971

  A Texas A&M University graduate who lost his class ring alongside an Alaska highway in 1971 was reunited with the ring thanks to a Texas police department.... read more

Scooter carried on back of truck gets tangled in power lines over road

  Police in China said a truck driver was ticketed when a scooter being carried on the back of the vehicle got stuck on some power lines.... read more

Finding a Compatible Partner or Bonding in Pain

  August 16th, 2019 By Kanta Jacob Katz P.h.D. No matter where you are in life, the dream of finding an amazing partner rains supreme. Whether you have a current partner or you're searching for a new one, the need to fulfill this p... read more

What Are The Hong Kong Protests All About?

  I decided to take on this article, first to inform myself better about the motivations behind the Hong Kong protests, which have been ratcheting up in recent days, and then to pass on a basic understanding to you, the reader, so that ... read more

The First & Only No-Kill State For Shelter Animals In The US Has Been Declared

  Sound the alarm! Happy news to share with you all today… Amid all of the perceived chaos that is taking over our screens and mainstream media, it's always important to touch base on the good news that occurs. This week, Dela... read more

This Simple Morning Practice Can Pave Your 'Path to Wealth' and Prosperity

  This interview with May McCarthy (The Path to Wealth: 7 Spiritual Steps to Financial Abundance) provides a daily road map to manifest all your goals 'like crazy'.... read more

Man finds baby cobra coiled inside shoe

  An India man getting ready to put on his shoes had a near-miss with disaster when a baby cobra was found inside one of his sneakers.... read more

Police use Taser to capture escaped emu in British Columbia

  Police in British Columbia said they used a Taser to subdue an escaped emu running wild in the middle of a busy road.... read more

Delaware Becomes First US State to Achieve 'No-Kill' Status for Shelter Pets

  With almost 12,000 animals being saved from euthanization, Delaware has just become the first to achieve statewide "no-kill" status.... read more

Watch an Astonishing Scene as Thousands of Stampeding Ducks Bring Traffic to a Standstill

  This is the moment traffic was brought to a standstill by thousands of ducks stampeding through the streets.. The astonishing video shows the "badling" of ducks crossing the road in the city of Alaphuzza in Kerala, Southern ... read more

The Science Behind Yoga and Stress

  Dr M Storoni MD PhD - What does bending your body into yoga poses do to your brain chemistry and nerve connections?... read more

Incurable Mental Illnesses in the Psychiatric Bible — CURED!

  Tracy Kolenchuk - According to the DSM-5, the official bible of mental illnesses, ALL mental disorders are incurable.... read more

73% of Kids Want to Spend More Time With Their Parents; And Here Are 20 Things They Want to Do

  Most parents and children feel close, but want to spend more time together—and a new survey has identified the things they'd most like to do as a family.... read more

Boy, 12, finds woolly mammoth tooth on grounds of Ohio inn

  A 12-year-old playing on the grounds of an Ohio inn made an unusual discovery -- a woolly mammoth tooth.... read more

Wild donkeys make a mess in California neighborhood

  A California woman captured video of a herd of wild donkeys making trouble in her neighborhood by raiding a neighbor's trash.... read more

Lone passenger on Delta flight chronicles 'private jet' experience

  A New York man who caught a flight from Colorado to Utah chronicled his experience on video when he turned out to be the only passenger on the plane.... read more

Woman reunited with lost class ring 40 years later

  A woman whose class ring was lost in a Nebraska high school bathroom 40 years ago was reunited with the item thanks to a radio show and a classmate.... read more

Lizard ringing Florida family's doorbell caught on camera

  A Florida family's doorbell camera recorded a visit from an unusual ding-dong-ditch prankster -- a wall-climbing lizard.... read more

Simone Biles Just Became First Gymnast to Land Double-Double Dismount—and She Absolutely Naile

  Not only was Biles the first gymast to ever attempt the maneuver, she nailed the jaw-dromming maneuver with flourish.... read more

Compound Found in Red Wine Opens Door for New Treatments for Depression and Anxiety

  An intriguing new study from the University at Buffalo shows that the red grapes in wine may be protecting your brain from the effects of stress.... read more

If You Like Globe-Trotting Adventures, You and Your Pup Can Apply to Be 'Canine Hotel Critics

  Hotels is looking for a fashionable Fido to review their accommodations—and there are travel perks for the pup's owner as well.... read more

School Superintendent is Using His First Ever $10,000 Bonus to Pay For Students' College Applica

  Instead of pocketing a $10,000 employee bonus, this compassionate school superintendent is using it to invest in the future of his students.The post School Superintendent is Using His First Ever $10,000 Bonus to Pay For Students' ... read more

How Do Nutritional Plant-Based Diets Compare With Meat Diets For Our Environment? Scientists Answer.

  The scientists compared the diets based on the exact amount of protein that consumers usually get from meat-inclusive diets.... read more

Photographer Captures Exact Moment of Beauty When Lightning Strikes Erupting Volcano (LOOK)

  A German photographer managed to capture the exact moment when a lightning bolt struck the center of a volcano that was erupting in Russia.... read more

Man's Emotional Tale of How His Father's Rebellious Blues Song Helped Him Escape Sleepy Sout

  Despite growing up in a tiny insulated town, David Kendall's father gave him the inspiring musical gift that he needed to change his life forever.The post Man's Emotional Tale of How His Father's Rebellious Blues Song Help... read more

Europe Could Produce Enough Wind Farm Energy to Power the Whole World for 30 Years, New Study Shows

  This exciting new study from the University of Sussex shows that Europe alone could feasibly produce enough wind energy for the entire Earth.... read more

Man and His Donkey Are Going Viral for Their Enthusiastic Duet of 'The Circle of Life' From

  Despite how donkeys aren't native to Africa, this braying backup singer was more than happy to join his delighted owner as he sang the iconic Disney song.... read more

Paralyzed Patients Regain the Use of Their Hands Thanks to Breakthrough Nerve Surgery in Australia

  New surgical techniques have restored hand fuction for 13 quadriplegics, thanks to an Australian doctor that can relocate nerves.... read more

How Real Power Kills or Rescues: Epstein Death Evidence so Far

  August 15th, 2019 By Makia Freeman Contributing Writer for Wake Up World The Epstein death evidence continues to mount, but unsurprisingly, there are still many more questions than answers at this point. With each day that passes, mor... read more

Brain Hack Your Way To Happy

  August 15th, 2019 By Amelia Harris Staff Writer for Wake Up World What makes you happy? This seems like a simple enough question, but really it's not. Are we talking unbridled jubilance here, or merely a general satisfaction with ... read more

Choral Reef? Listen to Scientist's Recording of How Fish 'Sing' at Dawn

  Scientists are "amazed" to discover that fish gather together to sing at dusk and dawn just like their feathered flying counterparts.... read more

How Shelter Cats Are Changing Prisoners Lives In Indiana

  We've written of the healing powers of animals for years here at Collective Evolution and many of us have accepted the fact that the therapeutic nature of our pets is truly something to be noted. Cats and dogs have been reported t... read more

This Futuristic Hospital Has Introduced Nature As Medicine

  Lush garden views and natural landscapes aren't usually the first thing you envision when you think of hospitals, but Khoo Teck Puat Hospital in Singapore is changing all of that. When it comes to reenvisioning healthcare and the ... read more

Why Food is Actually INFORMATION

  Sayer Ji - Food, while being the condition for the possibility of all life itself, is rarely appreciated for its true power.... read more

Who Inflicts the Most Gun Violence in America? The U.S. Government and Its Police Forces

  John W. Whitehead - Yes, gun violence is a problem in America, although violent crime generally remains at an all-time low.... read more

Cell Tower Technician Sounds the Alarm on the Dangers of 5G

  Phillip Schneider - In a viral video, a cell tower technician joins doctors, scientists, and business leaders to warn about the dangers of 5G.... read more

Dogs Are Dying From Toxic Algae in Lakes and Ponds

  Jordan Davidson - Pet owners around the country are seeing their beloved canines perish after letting them cool off in waters harboring toxic algae.... read more

Pranksters in television masks leave old TVs on Virginia porches

  Residents of a Virginia neighborhood were left scratching their heads when unknown pranksters wearing what appeared to be TVs on their heads left vintage TVs on local porches.... read more

Missing dentures found in throat eight days after surgery

  Doctors at a British hospital said a man whose dentures were missing after a surgical procedure was scanned with an X-ray eight days later and they were found lodged in his throat.... read more

Five stories of library books that were returned decades past due

  Five stories of library books that found their way back to their home facilities several decades after being checked out.... read more

FBI Agents Raid Jeffrey Epstein's Private Island In The Caribbean

  After the apparent suicide of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, who was recently on trial for the sex trafficking of children, FBI agents stormed his home on a private island that he owned located in the Caribbean. A number of agen... read more

Tips For Those Who Have Trouble Meditating & How To Overcome Them

  I'm willing to bet that meditation is not a new concept to you. With one of the latest rough estimates gauging that anywhere between 200 to 500 million people meditate with regularity globally, there is a pretty good chance you... read more

US Attorney General Demands Investigation Into Jeffrey Epstein's 'Unusual' Death

  Convicted sex offender, billionaire Jeffrey Epstein died from an apparent suicide, in what was his second attempt, while he was being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, one of the most secure facilities in the U.S. He died ... read more

Did Jeffrey Epstein Really Kill Himself?

  We must be in the proverbial 'End Times', though it is an illusory perception of the world that is being destroyed, not the world itself. Events are happening that are shattering our collective worldview at an accelerating rat... read more

The Cosmic Joke Behind Human Genetics

  Bruce Lipton - What does 'control' our biology, if not genes?... read more

Study Suggests Psilocybin Can 'Reset' The Brains Of Depressed People

  Mandy Froelich - Psilocybin, the active ingredient in "magic mushrooms," continues to show promise as a natural treatment for anxiety and depression.... read more

"Insect Apocalypse:" US Farmland 48 Times More Toxic To Insects Than 25 Years Ago

  Tyler Durden - A new study shows how "insect apocalypse" is unfolding across America's farmland since neonicotinoid pesticides were introduced several decades ago.... read more

South African restaurant only serves food made from insects

  A South African company is promoting sustainable protein alternatives with a pop-up restaurant serving only foods derived from insects.... read more

Police rescue deer trapped in soccer net

  Police in Maryland shared video of a police officer cutting a trapped deer free some a soccer net after becoming trapped.... read more

Women's Awakening — How to Reclaim Your Creatrix Self and Magnetism

  August 13th, 2019 By Juliet Tang Contributing writer for Wake Up World All of us, women and men, are birthers of miracles. As physical expressions of an infinite creative energy that is forever evolving and expanding, we are the chann... read more

How To Stay Calm & Present Throughout The Day

  Do you notice yourself feeling tense shoulders? A cleansed jaw? Perhaps you're holding your breath in some ways and you don't even know it? Maybe you feel a clenched tummy from time to time and have tricky digestion. You might... read more

Donald Trump Implies Jeffrey Epstein Was Murdered In A Retweet About The Clinton's

  It's no secret that mainstream media has been all over Donald Trump, claiming that he is propagating conspiracy theories on a number of subjects, and sure, this is true about his recent Tweets, but there is evidence to justify suc... read more

Rudy Giuliani: "It Is Inconceivable Epstein Could Have Hung Himself…Follow the Motives&q

  On august 10th, long time politician Rudy Giuliani tweeted, “What does the word watch mean in the phrase suicide Watch? Who was watching? What does camera show? It is inconceivable Epstein could have hung himself if there was a ... read more

Monsanto Paid Google to Censor Results — Operated Fusion Center to Discredit Journalists and A

  Aaron Kesel - Monsanto (Bayer) operated an intelligence-gathering "fusion center," to discredit journalists and activists.... read more

Jeffrey Epstein Dead In Apparent Suicide

  Tyler Durden - Needless to say, today's news is highly suspicious.... read more

Sesame Allergy More Prevalent Than Previously Believed

  August 12th, 2019 By Nikki Harper Contributing Writer for Wake Up World New research out this week has found that sesame allergy is likely to be more prevalent than previously thought, with some 1.5 million children and adults in the ... read more

Tapping and EFT for Weight Loss — FREE eBook Download

  When you think about how to release extra weight, what are the first things that you think of? Eating better and exercising, right? But we live in a whirlwind of chronic stress, so these things are way more easier said than done. Focu... read more

Loose monitor lizard captured in California, second reptile still loose

   Authorities in California said a large monitor lizard spotted roaming a neighborhood for about a year has been captured -- but there's a second member of the species still on the loose.... read more

Inspired by Husband's Cancer Diagnosis, Woman Devotes Website to Telling Other People's Stor

  ?Back in 2016, Janet Fanaki's family was hit with the devastating news that her husband Adam had been diagnosed with glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer. The two share the same birthday and were 47 years old at ... read more

Hyundai Launches First Car With Solar Roof Charging System

  The car has already been launched in Korea and the company says that they will soon be launching it in North American markets as well.... read more

Woman Who Used Metallica Song to Scare Off a Hungry Cougar Gets Unexpected Call From Band's Fron

  A Canadian woman's story about using a Metallica song to scare away a hungry cougar has earned her a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with her favorite singer.... read more

With Float Therapy Being Used as Pioneering PTSD Treatment, Clinic Has Given Away 3,000 Free Session

  A chain of flotation spas is set to give away thousands more free therapy sessions after launching a monthly military appreciation day for vets and service members.... read more

How Tourist Selfies Have Helped to Protect This Adorable Threatened Species

  With tourists flocking to take pictures of these cute Australian critters, conservationists say the selfies have helped raise awareness for the marsupials.... read more

5D Shift: "The Event", Galactic Superwave and 11:11 Synchronicity

  August 12th, 2019 By Open Contributing writer for Wake Up World If you've been intimately involved in the Shift you'll likely have been following transformations in the sun, if not, it's high time you were! Empathic sentie... read more

Court Unseals More Jeffrey Epstein Documents Exposing Powerful Men Who Are Alleged Pedophiles

  *Update: Jeffrey Epstein Has Committed Suicide In His Cell, Officials Say Did he commit suicide, or was he killed? He had a lot of dirt on a lot of people. But who knows? Follow the link above for updates as the day goes on. The recen... read more

What We Know About How Jeffrey Epstein Died

  Jeffrey Epstein allegedly committed suicide in his Lower Manhattan cell on the night of August 9th, 2019. He was found lifeless in his cell where he was then given emergency treatment and rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced... read more

An Untenable Status Quo—Conflicts of Interest Must Go

  As the Children's Health Defense eBook, Conflicts of Interest Undermine Children's Health, tries to make clear, the passage of the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA) in 1986 was a watershed event that emboldened vac... read more

A Profound Speech From Alan Watts — What If Money Was No Object ? (Video)

  You probably hear this now-cliché question all the time: “If money was no object, what would you be doing with your life?” But hearing a question multiple times doesn't make it any less valid. There is a profound truth... read more

Jeffrey Epstein Has Committed Suicide In His Cell, Officials Say

  (New Updates below) Jeffrey Epstein, the powerful millionaire with heavy ties to the elite of this world, has allegedly committed suicide in his Lower Manhattan cell late Friday night according to three law enforcement officials. Thus... read more

Trump Administration Reauthorizes 'Cyanide Bombs' to Kill US Wildlife

  Andrea Germanos - Conservation groups say the devices are indiscriminate killers that should be banned.... read more

Fluoride May Diminish Kidney And Liver Function In Adolescents, Study Suggests

  More evidence of the dangers of fluoride exposure.... read more

Stowaway gecko found running loose on flight from Mexico to Britain

  A stowaway gecko caused a scene on a flight from Mexico to England when it ran through the plane.... read more

Scientists create drinkable vodka from Chernobyl water, grain

  A group of scientists announced they have created vodka from ingredients found inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone and verified that it is safe to drink.... read more

Man rescues hedgehog with head stuck in discarded cup

  A man who spotted a hedgehog in an unusual predicament in Scotland came to the animal's rescue and popped a cup off its head.... read more

Zoo locked down when gibbon swings out of enclosure

  A British zoo was placed in temporary lockdown when a gibbon "accidentally" escaped from the monkey enclosure at the facility.... read more

Hyundai Launches World's First Commercial Car With Solar Roof Charging System

  The car has already been launched in Korea and the company says that they will soon be launching it in North American markets as well.The post Hyundai Launches World's First Commercial Car With Solar Roof Charging System appeared ... read more

After Decades of Federal Protection, Hawaiian Coral Reefs Are Returning to Their Former Glory

  After being devastated by overfishing and trawling, these Pacific coral reefs are recovering and raising hopes for the future.... read more

Is This Heaven? No, It's Iowa: Yankees to Play White Sox on Actual 'Field of Dreams' Sit

  MLB is constructing a temporary stadium on the actual Iowa film set so the White Sox can face off against the Yankees on August 13th, 2020.The post Is This Heaven? No, It's Iowa: Yankees to Play White Sox on Actual 'Field of D... read more

Stranger's Kindness Towards Anxious Senior on Airplane Leaves Witnesses Wiping Away 'Happy T

  When this 96-year-old woman expressed her anxiety over flying, the young man sitting next to her stepped up to be her "flight angel".The post Stranger's Kindness Towards Anxious Senior on Airplane Leaves Witnesses Wiping... read more

6-Legged Puppy Given the Perfect Forever Home After She Was Adopted By Bullied Boy

  Since this adorable 8-week-old puppy was born with six legs, there was a strong chance that her breeders were going to have her euthanized. Now that she has been rescued by a loving family, however, the energetic pup is now bringing j... read more

Highly Sensitive People: Understand Your Emotional Brain and Navigate Overwhelm — FREE Video E

  Are you compassionate and empathetic to others... but struggle with self-love? Do you prefer deep conversations instead of small talk? Has it always been a challenge for you to say no or to create boundaries with family or loved ones?... read more

San Francisco International Airport Bans the Sale of Plastic Water Bottles

  Mandy Froelich - To halt the consumption of single-use plastic, the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) banned the sale of bottled water.... read more

Scientists Find Dozens of 'Invisible' Galaxies, Changing Our Understanding of the Universe

  Elias Marat - Astronomers have discovered a stunning set of 39 massive galaxies that had previously been invisible.... read more

Alaska's Sea Ice Has all Melted

  Jordan Davidson - The ice near Alaska's shores has melted away entirely, leaving the nearest ice shelf nearly 150 miles away.... read more

The False Left-Right Paradigm

  Patrick J. Herbert - The two-party system is an illusion. It is a facade. It is a false paradigm.... read more

'Heartbreaking' Scene in Boston as Police Destroy Wheelchairs Belonging to Homeless People

  Common Dreams - One of the destroyed wheelchairs was reportedly confiscated from a man who was hit by a car last month.... read more

Ring lost on New York State beach found one year later

  A man who found a class ring while using a metal detector on a New York State beach was able to use social media to reunite the lost item with its owner.... read more

Watch Town Surprise Boy Who is Allergic to Sunlight by Turning 'Nighttime into Daytime'

  Peyton Madden is just your average kid who likes superheroes, playing with his friends, and biking around his neighborhood. The difference between him and his friends, however, is that Peyton is allergic to sunlight. The youngster fro... read more

Listen to Actor Danny Trejo Describe How He Helped Rescue Special Needs Boy From Overturned Car

  The 75-year-old actor says that he was able to form a bond with the boy because he has had experience working with special needs kids in the past.... read more

Caring Cats and Frisky Felines: 10 Stories to Make You Purr With Joy on International Cat Day

  In honor of International Cat Day, here are some silly feline stunts and some heartwarming furry hero stories for this purrrrfect holiday.... read more

5 of the Most Soothing Yoga Poses to Help You Sleep Better

  August 9th, 2019 By Vivek Roy Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Yoga is one of the most happening and trending forms of better living throughout the world. Yoga is a very ancient form of exercise which was founded in India. It is ... read more

9 Studies You Should Be Aware of Before Trying The Ketogenic Diet

  The ketogenic diet has popped up as a popular approach to weight loss in the last few years. Is it successful at that? Sure, it is. I've experimented with the diet myself years ago when I was looking to lose some belly fat. I was ... read more

Florida boy calls 911 to order a pizza, officers deliver a lesson

  Police in Florida delivered dinner and a valuable lesson to a 5-year-old boy who called 911 in an attempt to order a pizza.... read more

Florida neighborhood invaded by hundreds of crabs

  A Florida woman captured video of hundreds of blue land crabs in her neighborhood, skittering across the roads, lawns and sidewalks.... read more

Airline's Green Week includes free flights for people named Green or Greene

  Budget carrier Frontier Airlines is promoting its Green Week initiative by offering free flights to people with the last name "Green" or "Greene."... read more

Company seeks 'bacon intern' to make $1,000 eating bacon for one day

  A West Coast restaurant chain announced it is seeking a "bacon intern" to make $1,000 in a single day by taste-testing bacon.... read more

Dog survives 6-story fall by crashing through sunroof of parked car

  A dog survived a six-story fall from the roof of a New York building when he crashed through the sunroof of a parked car.... read more

One escaped zebra captured in Texas; another still missing

  Police in Texas said one of two zebras that escaped from a ranch was safely captured while running loose in the streets, but the second African equine remained missing.... read more

'Alarming' Explosion of Toxic Pesticide Use Causing Insect Apocalypse in United States: Stud

  Jake Johnson - "Insect abundance has declined 45 percent. This is a global crisis—we must ban neonics to save the bees!"... read more

Google's File on You Is 10 Times Bigger Than Facebook's — Here's How to View It

  Jake Anderson - Google also tracks real-life movements via your smartphone device or tablet.... read more

The Rise and Reversal of Anxiety and Depression

  Rosanne Lindsay - Panic attacks and anxiety episodes are rising in the population.... read more

Cops on Horseback Lead Handcuffed Man by Rope in Viral Photo

  Emma Fiala - The photo has spurred so much outrage across social media that the police have been forced to apologize.... read more

South Carolina Farmer Sounds the Alarm on the Arrival of the Pollinator Bee Crisis

  Alex Pietrowski - Fallout from the pollinator insect die-off is appearing in South Carolina watermelon crops.... read more

Woman posing for photo with octopus bitten twice on the face

  A Washington state woman participating in a fishing derby learned a valuable lesson when she posed for a photo with an octopus and the mollusk bit her on the face.... read more

Police probe illegal stunts performed in middle of Texas intersection

  Police in Texas are investigating a group of stunt drivers who illegally took over a busy intersection to perform dangerous stunts and set off fireworks.... read more

When Grandma Confesses She Has Never Seen the Ocean, Grandson Takes Her On Epic Cross-Country Trip

  This doting grandson could not bear the thought of his grandmother having any regrets—which is why they have now traveled to 29 different state parks.... read more

When Pup's Death Left Man Heartbroken, He Healed By Adopting 8 Senior Dogs That No One Wanted

  It isn't easy caring for a dozen different animals with health problems—but that is exactly what helped Steve Grieg recover from his past heartbreak.The post When Pup's Death Left Man Heartbroken, He Healed By Adopting 8... read more

Kindergartners Succeed in Getting Cities to Adopt Their Official Symbol for Kindness—Next, the

  There are already universal symbols for peace and love—but these youngsters are pushing for the recognition of an official symbol of kindness.... read more

Alaska man finds 50-year-old message in a bottle from Russian sailor

  An Alaska man found a message in a bottle that had been tossed into the water by a sailor on a Russian fishing boat 50 years earlier.... read more

Optimistic People Shown to Sleep Better and Longer

  Having an optimistic attitude does a lot more than just improve your mood—this new research says that it helps you get a better nights sleep.... read more

When Little Boy Fell From Sixth Floor Balcony, His Neighbors Saved Him With a Blanket — Watch

  CCTV footage captured a quick-thinking group of neighbors coming to the rescue of a 3-year-old boy dangling from the balcony of a sixth floor apartment.... read more

Man Crafts Special Gift for Young Neighbor With Autism Enchanted by the American Flag

  When Todd Disque spotted this pint-sized patriot admiring the American flag in his front lawn, he couldn't help but express his appreciation for the boy.... read more

Supertramp Singer 'gives a little bit' inviting teens with autism on stage

  On World Autism Awareness Day, the legendary Supertramp singer, Roger Hodgson, invited teens with autism to performed Give a Little Bit on Stage. ... read more

Wolf-dog hybrid captured about 12 hours after sanctuary escape

  A wolf-dog hybrid that escaped from a Florida sanctuary was safely captured and returned after being spotted by members of the public.... read more

Increasing Tree Cover on City Streets May Be Like Community 'Superfood' —Improving Hea

  This intriguing new study shows that communities with improved tree coverage were mentally healthier—but the same benefits did not apply to grassy spaces.... read more

Company Uses NASA Tech to Make Healthy Food 'Out of Thin Air' Using Only CO2, Water, and Sol

  This company says that they have succeeded in developing a sustainable protein powder that is made using only CO2, water, and solar energy.... read more

Canadian Credit Card Holders Are 'Over the Moon' With US Bank's Decision to Forgive Outs

  As a means of finalizing their exit form the Canadian credit card market, Chase Bank has decided to forgive all outstanding Canadian credit card debt.The post Canadian Credit Card Holders Are 'Over the Moon' With US Bank's... read more

Murdered for Protecting Our Environment: How Death Rates of Environmental Defenders Shame the World

  August 8th, 2019 By Nikki Harper Contributing Writer for Wake Up World The population is growing. Consumerism is rampant. Greed is endemic to many portions of society. And so, our planet's scarce resources are being plundered on a... read more

Organic Apples May Heal Your Gut Bacteria

  August 9th, 2019 By Amelia Harris Staff Writer for Wake Up World If you love apples, we've got great news! They are totally loaded with bacteria, and the old adage is even more right-on than we ever knew. One apple a day really co... read more

A Wellness Regime for the Crazy Busy Entrepreneur

  August 8th, 2019 By Regan Hillyer Here is a recipe to sabotage the best of health and diet intentions: run a successful business. Usually, it means that you are managing a team, follow a busy schedule of meetings, have numerous speak... read more

Study Finds Infants of Unvaccinated Moms Fared Better Compared To Vaccinated Ones

  Public health officials and doctors, ever more insistent that pregnant women get flu shots, are frustrated that fewer than four in ten American moms-to-be avail themselves of the recommendation. Policy-makers' disappointment stems... read more

Irish Teenager Wins Google Science Award for Removing Microplastics From Oceans

  The first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Google is the extreme amounts of censorship they've placed on the people and organizations exposing unethical and immoral actions taken by the government. They also do this fo... read more

Infant Vaccine Death Testimonies Mount As We Continue Dissolving The Illusions

  The process of awakening–discarding the veils of illusion, one by one, to get a clearer, more comprehensive view of what is operating underneath–can be scary and traumatic at times. We naturally have fear and a resistance ... read more

A New Disease Carrying Tick Species Has Been Discovered

  So many problems are created by powerful people, and then these same powerful people like to offer us the solutions. A great example would be false flag terrorism, like lying and staging chemical gas attacks in Syria, and then using t... read more

Google's File on You Is 10 Times Bigger Than Facebook's — Here's How to View It

  Jake Anderson - Google also tracks real-life movements via your smartphone device or tablet... read more

Scientists Announce They Can Manipulate Brain Cells

  scientists_announce_they_can_manipulate_brain_cells... read more

Bizarre Forest 'Superorganism' is Keeping Dead Trees Alive, Study Finds

  Mandy Froelich - This is one of the first studies ever on living stumps survive.... read more

Jason Momoa and "The Rock" Join Protests Against Hawaii Observatory on Sacred Land

  John Vibes - Last week, numerous celebrities including actors Jason Momoa and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson joined Native Hawaiin protesters.... read more

'Emoji House' at the center of neighborhood dispute in California

  A neighborhood feud is erupting in California over a house painted hot pink with a pair of giant emojis decorating the exterior.... read more

Truck crash spills hundreds of bottles of wine onto Chicago highway

  A Chicago highway was covered in wine Tuesday morning when two semi trucks collided, spilling hundreds of bottles out onto the roadway.... read more

Lightning strike on septic tank explodes toilet

  A lightning strike on a Florida home's septic tank had an unexpected result -- a toilet exploded inside the home.... read more

Sealed copy of Nintendo game 'Kid Icarus' sells for $9,000

  A rare, sealed copy of a 1987 Nintendo game sold for $9,000 after being found in the attic of the seller's childhood home in Nevada.... read more

Pets DO Reduce Stress: New Study Shows Cortisol Reduction

  August 7th, 2019 By Nikki Harper Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Anyone who shares their home with a beloved pet of any kind will tell you: pets reduce stress. OK, so sometimes they cause stress too (especially when they wander ... read more

Proof That Our Thoughts Create Reality

  August 7th, 2019 By Paul Lenda Guest writer for Wake Up World "We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make our world.” These are the words of the Buddha spoken over 2,500 years... read more

Meal Timing & Not Fasting Could Be A Key Reason You're Not Losing Fat

  Years ago, if a person withheld from eating for long periods of time in order to lose weight, it would work, but a common response from peers might have been, “Yeah, but you did it the unhealthy way.” Today, many more peop... read more

Harvard Scientists Funded by Bill Gates to Begin Spraying Particles Into the Sky In Experiment to Di

  Matt Agorist - Harvard has formed an advisory board to begin moving forward with their plan to spray particles into the stratosphere.... read more

1 Dead, 5 Injured in Second Enbridge Pipeline Explosion This Year

  Olivia Rosane - A natural gas pipeline owned by Canadian company Enbridge exploded in Kentucky last Thursday, sending flames 300 feet into the sky, and killing one woman.... read more

Solar Powered Device Can Purify 19,800 Gallons of Water Per Day

  John Vibes - Indoor plumbing and clean drinking water are not luxuries that are available to a large portion of the world's population, but luckily, technology is beginning to fill in that gap.... read more

Police remove 25,000 bees from Staten Island Ferry terminal awning

  Police in New York were called to a Staten Island Ferry terminal to remove 25,000 bees that took up residence on an awning.... read more

Recycling center workers recover man's lost $23,000 cash

  Workers at a California recycling center's sorting line were able to recover nearly $23,000 cash that had been mistakenly thrown out with a shoebox.... read more

Utah police corral loose horse to the tune of 'Old Town Road'

  A Utah police officer was caught on camera wrangling a stubborn escaped horse to the tune of Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road."... read more

Listen to Woman's Sweet Marriage Proposal Story About Popping the Question to Her Longtime Boyfr

  When Lucy Huber decided to propose to her boyfriend, she spent months waiting for the right moment to pop the question—but she never got her chance.The post Listen to Woman's Sweet Marriage Proposal Story About Popping the Q... read more

We May Soon Be Able to Use Ultra-Thin Slice of Wood to Safely Clean and Drink Salt Water

  Researchers have successfully used a slice of wood measuring 500 micrometers thick to distill water with 20% more efficiency than regular methods.... read more

Researchers Discover Proteins That Could Soon Restore Damaged Hearing and Irreversible Deafness

  Researchers have just discovered a genetic tool in mice which could soon treat irreversible deafness and hearing loss.... read more

After 12 Hours, Search and Rescue Crew Finally Finds Trapped Toddler by Following His Giggles

  This 2-year-old boy was finally found in a neck-deep hole after rescuers heard him giggling at the sight of their horses.... read more

Watch Passengers Sing Emotional 'Irish Blessing' For Their Airline Pilot After His Final Fli

  When it came time for this pilot to retire, he happened to have an Irish choir aboard his final flight—and they were sure to give him a proper sendoff.... read more

Report Sheds Light On The Rockefeller Family's Covert 'Climate Change' Plan

  The climate is changing, and it has been changing for a very long time. In fact, the climate has always been changing, and there are a myriad of factors that influence climate change like solar activity and much more. If you're no... read more

Science Sheds Light On Whether or Not Oil Pulling For Your Mouth Actually Works

  How many times have you come across a 'natural' or alternative health treatment, and, when you try to tell somebody about it, they completely dismiss the idea that it actually works? This is a problem in today's society, t... read more

Couple Replant Two Millions Trees to Restore a Destroyed Forest, Animals Return

  August 6th, 2019 By Amelia Harris Staff Writer for Wake Up World Mother Nature definitely has a way of evening the score...taking back what's hers. And we love that about her! Every single thing on this Earth, be it a plant or ani... read more

The Love Affair Between Saffron and Humanity: As Ancient as Time Itself

  August 6th, 2019 By Sayer Ji Contributing writer for Wake Up World So ancient a love affair exists between saffron and our species, that this plant can no longer reproduce without human help. No wonder it has been exquisitely designed... read more

Watch This Fun-Loving Owl Have an Absolute Hoot When It Discovers Children's Inflatable Pool

  This cute little raptor found a pretty delightful way to cool off in the summer heat when it happened to stumble upon a neighborhood kiddie pool.... read more

It's Amusing the Ways Each Generation Defines 'Adulting' — Top 20 Things That Make

  There are a lot more differences to how adults view the process of "adulting"—whether it's based on their age, gender, or late night food choices.... read more

New Research Says That 'Tickling' Ear Therapy Could Slow Down Symptoms of Aging

  This new research from the University of Leeds illustrates how gentle electrical stimulation in the ear can fight a range of chronic health issues.... read more

American Brothers Successfully Save Irish Girl Swept Out to Sea in Serendipitous Twist of Fate (GNN

  Hear the Good News Guru tell the tale of 4 American brothers in Ireland for a funeral who saved a little girl on a serendipitous day with a magical meaning.... read more

Cannabis Flavonoids Give Hope for New Way to Treat Pain, Study Finds

  August 5th, 2019 By Nikki Harper Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Among the many extraordinary medicinal and health-bringing properties of cannabis, new research pinpoints two of the plant's flavonoids with potential to compl... read more

Harvard Scientists Suggest Meat Is Not Healthy & You Shouldn't Be Eating If You Want To Live Lon

  Whether it be from a place of compassion, growing concern for environmental sustainability or a more thorough understanding of what it really means to be healthy, one thing is clear — more and more people are cutting out or at l... read more

One of the Largest Hotel Companies in the World is Ditching Mini Bathroom Bottles to Eliminate Plast

  More than 5,600 hotels around the world will be replacing mini bathroom amentiy bottles with bulk-sized dispensers to curb plastic waste.... read more

In World First, Doctors Have Been Prescribing Museum Visits to Patients—With Vouchers for Free

  The art therapy initiative, which is said to be the first of its kind, has already resulted in a Montreal museum happily filling over 185 prescribed visits.... read more

Daughter's Compassion For Classmate Prompts Mom to Buy-out Entire Store Supply of 1,500 Shoes

  A compassionate mom from Arkansas is being praised for buying out the entire stock of a closing shoe store so she could donate all of the pairs of shoes to people in need. Carrie Jernigan had been shopping with her kids at the Payless... read more

This Revolutionary Blast Furnace Vaporizes Trash and Turns It into Clean Energy (Without Any Emissio

  A renewable energy startup is using a new technology that can vaporize non-recyclable trash into energy—all without generating any emissions.... read more

The Spice That Prevents Fluoride From Destroying Your Brain

  Fluoride's neurotoxicity has been the subject of academic debate for decades, and now a matter of increasingly impassioned controversy among the general public, as well. From 'conspiracy theories' about it being first used... read more

Company offering $5,000 spending money for 'Shopping Specialist'

  A savings-finding website is offering $5,000 in spending money to a "Shopping Specialist" charged with testing out coupon codes and cash back offers.... read more

Bad 'karma' inspires ketchup thief to make amends to restaurant

  A remorseful thief who swiped a bottle of ketchup from a New Jersey restaurant gave the eatery two new bottles along with a letter saying the incident had brought them bad luck.... read more

The Empire Is Coming For Tulsi Gabbard

  Tom Luongo - Gabbard is now getting the Ron Paul treatment.... read more

Airplane fuel cap plummets into Florida woman's yard

  A Florida woman said she was sitting outside with a friend when a fuel cap from an airplane fell out of the sky and sliced through her screen enclosure.... read more

This Hiker Credits Metallica for Saving Her and Her Dog From Hungry Cougar

  When this woman had a close encounter with a cougar in the Canadian wilderness, she says that she was saved by a particularly gnarly Metallica song.... read more

After Showing 92% Efficiency in Early Trials, We're One Step Closer to First Ever Herpes Vaccine

  A biopharmaceutical company has just received a patent number for their genital herpes vaccine, which puts them one step closer to conducting human trials.... read more

Watch the Magical Moment a Caregiver Sings With His Alzheimers Patient to Help Him Recall a Tune

  When an Alzheimer's patient had trouble remembering any Bolero songs, his caregiver sang a few bars to help him remember—and the results are amazing.... read more

Photographers Spent Hours Putting Together These Inception-Inspired Pictures—and the Results A

  It took a team of dedicated photographers hours of hard work in order to create these breathtaking images—and the results are spectacular.... read more

Reuniting Science and Spirituality Summit — FREE Online Event

  Science and spirituality are not mutually exclusive. In recent years, great progress has been made in understanding more about the mind-body-spirit link and its role in our health, happiness and wellbeing. That's why we're del... read more

50-Year-old New Yorker Being Hailed as 'Highway Hero' After Clearing Floodwaters From Freewa

  Daphne Youree was not about to wait for city officials to take care of the flooded expressway—so she decided to take matters into her own hands.... read more

Scientists Show How Silence Literally Alters Our Biology

  If you're the average person, you wake up to the sound of an alarm. That alarm sends you to the bathroom where you quickly get yourself ready for your workday. If you have the time, you might eat something before jumping into your... read more

"There Is Someone In There" — Professor Presents Remarkable Evidence of Plant Consci

  When it comes to the topic of consciousness, it's something, in my opinion, all living life forms posses. Including plants, and I believe there is conclusive evidence for that. In fact, the question of whether consciousness is som... read more

The truth about electric cars

  From: Anonymous See Electric-Cars... At a neighbourhood BBQ I was talking to a neighbour, a BC Hydro executive. I asked him how that renewable thing was doing. He laughed, then got serious. If you really intend to adopt electric veh... read more

Russia-gate, explained

  This pretty well sums up the stupidity known as "Russia-gate": russiagate cartoon. And, can we please stop adding "gate" to the end of every scandal? Millennials are too young to remember Watergate, the original "gate." Thank ... read more

Where you belong

  I've been in middle Tennessee the past 25 years, grew up in northern California, spent most of my 20s in L.A., but according to this site I should move to New England. They say... "You would fit in well in New England due to your ... read more

Stop 5G on Earth and in space

We the undersigned scientists, doctors, environmental organizations and citizens from (_) countries, urgently call for a halt to the deployment of the 5G (fifth generation) wireless network, including 5G from space satellites. 5G will... read more

Requiring (or not) a password in Windows

  In Windows 7 (and possibly earlier and later versions), use NETPLWIZ and check (or uncheck) the box that says something to the effect of "require users to enter passwords." Make sure that your own username is highlighted before you c... read more

Turn your computer into a Chrome device

  From NeverWare at neverware "Ready to turn your computer into a Chrome device? You're in the right spot. The Home edition is our free version of CloudReady, intended only for personal use by individuals. It offers the sa... read more

Behavior Experiment

  [copied from somewhere. apologies, but we don't remember where] You start with a cage containing four monkeys, and inside the cage you hang a banana on a string, and then you place a set of stairs under the banana. Before long a mo... read more

Conspiracy Corner

  Conspiracy-related links Old reference to conspiracies ... read more

Word Hippo

  Useful site here: Word Hippo. "Thesaurus and word tools for your creative needs."... read more

History of FriendsNews.com

FYI for those researching insignificant corners of the web: Wayback Machine... read more

Open DNS

  Just thought we'd mention ... read more

So, you dropped your phone into the toilet?

Yep, that is what just happened to me. Here is some advice on what to do: wikihowDry-Out-a-Wet-iPhone. Luckily, it had already been flushed and the phone was too big to go down the hole. Still... remind me to spray it with Lysol ... read more

Bogus ransom emails

  Just because the From is spoofed, it doesn't mean your email account is compromised. See: Ask Leo And here's a complete example, though they vary slightly: " Hi, your account was recently hacked! Modify the pswd right now! ... read more

Encyclopedia of Conspiracy

  Encyclopedia of Conspiracy.... read more

RF Shielding

  Compares chicken wire to aluminum foil (foil wins). I read elsewhere that, to protect equipment from CMEs, wrap it in cloth, wrapped in 5 layers of aluminum foil (cloth barrier keeps aluminum foil from becoming an antenna). Metal tras... read more

Saturnalia

  via saturnalia-reason-for-season "At no time in the history of the early Christian church was it ever thought that the birth of Christ took place on 25 December. In fact, Jesus' birthday was not celebrated at all until the mid-4... read more

E-recycling services in Nashville

Electronic Waste-Recycling electronic+recycling+nashville+area ... read more

Private school comparison site

I've used this and liked it, FYI: privateschoolreview. This link shows an actual comparison.... read more

Good explanation of the "annexation" of Crimea

  "In response to us-issues-new-russia-sanctions-over-profiting-on-Crimean-resort. Reprinted without permission from whatreallyhappened" The world knows that Russia did not annex Crimea. [see politically-correct version h... read more

URL expander

  You might find this as useful as I just did: expandurl... read more

Barney Fife lives!

Can you say over-reaction? 87-year-Georgia-woman Related good-to-know info here12945... read more

Opting out of ads

Useful site here to opt out of various online ads: aboutads.info. Some of the biggest name brands always seem to be conveniently unavailable.... read more

Another grammar complaint

  I used to be able to spot junk email by its bad grammar, spelling and punctuation. Now, even "legitimate" emails often fail the test. It makes the grammar Nazi in me very sad. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_search_ba... read more

This week's literacy rant

  OK, people, the word is "led" (when pronounced "led") not "lead" unless you're referring to the metal. I'm not surprised to see this in social media where it's acceptable (cool, even) to be completely illiterate, but I keep seeing it ... read more

Remove dog-fight-supporting politician, Steve king

  What a pinhead. "King supports dog fighting [because] "... humans are allowed to fight, so dogs should be, too." The difference, obviously, is that humans can choose whether or not to fight, and dogs cannot. Also, many dog fig... read more

Lingmo language translator

Wow, I want one of these! Real-time language translation device whispers into your ear in real time as it's listening to the person speaking.... read more

How to drain a toilet

I realized halfway through the task of draining the toilet that I didn't know how. I'd never done it before. I've drained the tank plenty of times, but not the toilet bowl itself. It all started after I had to use a "snake"... read more

Is it down right now

  Useful site to see if it's your connection (or firewall) or the site itself that's having a problem: Is It Down Right Now? Someone emailed us about their tool here: websiteplanetwebtoolsdown-or-not, although it said this site... read more

Your cell phone might detect a credit card skimmer

  "When you're next to the pump, try connecting to Bluetooth, and if you see "a long string of numbers trying to connect... then that's probably not good," says Sid Miller." via Cell phone might detect credit card skimmer. ... read more

Grim [false] depiction of Russian life

"As a top propaganda outlet pushing the New Cold War, The New York Times paints life in Russia in the darkest hues, but this one-sided depiction misses the reality of the increasingly vibrant country that Gilbert Doctorow sees.&q... read more

Battery-free cell phone

  Cool! This would (eventually) remove the need for environment-destroying battery factories. "We've built what we believe is the first functioning cellphone that consumes almost zero power," said co-author Shyam Gollakota, an ass... read more

Running Windows in a Linux virtual machine

I'm going to try running Windows in a virtual machine after installing Linux on my PC, as per these instructions: superuser. It'll probably suck (because Linux sucks), but after all of NSA's Windows backdoors were published online... read more

Another website/page of mine

It's a site called Patreon where they help creative people find patrons to support their work. My page is here: Patreon "It would be amazing if I had any fans at all to help finance what I do! Thank you for (possibly) being one.... read more

Salt Water Filter Invented

Salt water filter invented... read more

Linux on Chromebook

Installing Ubuntu Linux on my Chromebook as per these instructions: lifehacker. I hope it works! And I hope I like it. I got tired of some of the limitations of the ChromeOS. I'll still be able to toggle back and forth between the two... read more

Qadafi's Libya, The Real Story

  Qadafi's Libya, The Real Story.... read more

Facebook creeps me out

Every time Facebook shows me one of those notices saying something like "Hey there, we've been going through all of your posts and thought you might like to share this compilation," I feel like I'm being approached by some c... read more

Phone scam to make you say yes

Another phone scam to be aware of ... "After the introduction comes the questions: 'can you hear me?' "All of us, our natural response is to say, yes, or sure, or yes I can," said Hughes, but she says this is exactly wh... read more

Cool website

  Here's a cool website I just learned of: atlasobscura "In an age where everything seems to have been explored and there is nothing new to be found, we celebrate a different way of looking at the world. If you're searching... read more

Trampoline

  Trampoline ends in "ine" not "ene" as I had thought. Just FYI for next time someone tells you that's the wi-fi password and you can't get online to look it up. :)... read more

Who should be in his administration

  This is cool. We can vote on who should be in his administration. Too bad he's so evil, though. ... read more

Google Chrome extensions

  Some of these Google Chrome extensions want permission to "... read and change all your data on the websites you visit." What the ...? Why would I give ANYONE that kind of permission?... read more

Steroid level so high in beef it's causing players to fail drug tests

I'm sure it's just a coincidence! :) Five months after Congress voted to remove country-of-origin labeling from pork and beef, the NFL is warning that meat produced in Mexico and China may contain a substance banned as a performanc... read more

Horse versus Google street view

  I like horses. I like Google maps street view. The two don't like each other. See Google Street View car... read more

Keyword, cookie, browser analytics failure

  Some headlines Google News mistakenly thought I'd be interested in ... Is Jeb Bush Right About Barack Obama and Donald Trump? — The mainstream (pro-BushClinton) media keep pretending Jeb is relevant. Kanye West named GQ's M... read more

Possible cure for hair loss

  There may be hope yet! See sciencedaily "Inhibiting a family of enzymes inside hair follicles that are suspended in a resting state restores hair growth, a new study has found. In experiments with mouse and human hair folli... read more

Police arrest politician for distributing voting rights leaflets

  "I asked [the policeman] for the ordinance number [being violated], because they can't put hanDCuffs on you if they cannot tell you why they're detaining you." via Police Arrest Young Black Politician For Distributi... read more

Her own language

I love how my daughter, Elizabeth, 9, makes up words. Tonight I was complimenting her on what a good fruit smoothie she'd just made. I said she should always try to remember how much of each ingredient she used so she can make it aga... read more

Let us vote whether money is speech

Let us vote whether money is speech The Supreme Court's decisions to let the rich buy as many politicians as they want are outrageous. Pass SB 1272 to demand a Constitutional amendment that overturns Citizens United and McCutcheon &m... read more

Solar freakin' roadways!

  Amazing! I love this! See youtu.beqlTA3rnpgzU And a nice song at the end, too! Here's their website:   solarroadways... read more

Possible 2016 presidential candidates

  Everyone even remotely publicly thinking about running for President in 2016, in the link below. 2016 Presidential Candidates1508... read more

Another entry in the eternal "third party candidates can't win" debate

  We received the following email from a friend, Diane, this morning: Subject: Another entry in the eternal "third party candidate can't win" debate There's a page on Facebook, the title of which is pretty much self-explanatory. Worth l... read more

The world according to Time magazine

   The World According to TIME Magazine. For those who still read TIME magazine.1227... read more

US is an oligarchy not a democracy, says scientific study

  US is an oligarchy not a democracy, says scientific study Of course, astute observers have known this for years. Still, it's nice to see it "officially" recognized. Then again, this country NEVER WAS a democracy, it's a republic. An... read more

Why I am burning my last bridge with Obama

  She pretty well sums it up! via Why I'm burning my last bridge with Obama.Good one!1200... read more

S.C. state senate nullifies hemp ban

  "Many hemp supporters feel that the DEA has been used as an "attack dog" of sorts to prevent competition with major industries where American-grown hemp products would create serious market competition: Cotton, PaperLumber, Oil,... read more

Subsidizing the corporate one percent

  Subsidizing the Corporate One Percent | Good Jobs First. Apparently, those bastions of capitalism are in fact socialists, at least when it works for them.... read more

The architects of free trade really did want a world government of corporations

  Observations on Credit and Surveillance — NAFTA Origins, Part Two: The Architects of Free Trade Really Did Want a World Government of Corporations."It's amazing what you find in the Congressional Record. For example, you fi... read more

Putin-style politics could be what saves U.S.

I used to think Putin was a thugautocrat [I should say I assume he must be. See * below.], but that's what it takes sometimes.That being said, he does seem to have Russia's (and his own) interests at heart.I like what he's done to t... read more

Washington state bill would turn off resources to NSA facility

  Cool! But I suppose the city of Yakima might in this case have veto power?"... Washington "to refuse material support, participation, or assistance to any federal agency which claims the power, or with any federal law, rule, regu... read more

We stopped sopa, let's stop the tpp

  "The text of the agreement has been shrouded in secrecy. But we know from leaked documents that the TPP would let corporations monitor our online activities, cut off our Internet access, delete content and impose fines." vi... read more

Icelanders overthrow government and rewrite Constitution after banking fraud

via guardianlv201312icelanders-overthrow-government-and-rewrite-constitution-after-banking-fraud-no-word-from-us-media "Icelanders forced their entire government to resign after a banking fraud scandal, overthrowing the r... read more

The fallacy of lesser evil choice

  "... the main issue here is that it is delusional if not moronic for persons who describe themselves as "progressive" to insist upon copping out to the "Lesser-Evil" candidate for fear of "losing" an election, rather than to supp... read more

RFK Jr. on JFK's attempts to end the cold war

  "Bolshakov smuggled a letter, the first of 21 declassified in 1993, to JFK's press secretary, Pierre Salinger, in a folded newspaper. In it, Khrushchev expressed regret about Vienna and embraced JFKs proposal for a path to peace ... read more

Don't fall for the 90# telephone scam

I'd never fall for this (I hope) because our only "wired" number is through the Internet, not AT&T or any major provider.Here's a link to the FCC's page: fcc.govguides90-telephone-scam. "I received a telephone call last evenin... read more

9-11 explained in 5 minutes

  For those who still believe the official story. via 9-11 explained in 5 minutes.1123... read more

Simple reform could save America from Wall Street

  A Simple Reform Could Save America From Wall Street and Boost the Economy: What's Washington Waiting For? "We're talking about a financial transaction tax (FTT) — a tiny tax of, say, less than half a percent: maybe 3 c... read more

Shocked to realize affordable health care another Obama fairy tale

  The article's title, below in link, is misleading — which I hate no matter whose "side" you're on — but the factsresults are true. "After registering, she lamented that 'every plan is going to cost more than what I ... read more

Benjamin Franklin was called a traitor for informing the people about the actions of its gov't

Like Edward Snowden, Benjamin Franklin Was Called a Traitor For Informing the People About the Actions of its Government. "In 1773, Benjamin Franklin leaked confidential information by releasing letters written by then Lt. Gover... read more

60 percent say fire every member of Congress

  NBCWSJ poll: 60 percent say fire every member of Congress — First Read. 1107... read more

Why war with Russia is unavoidable, unless...

"Both "conservative" Republican voters and "liberal" Democrat voters wash their consciences by blaming the other party for the evils of American politics. But they are the only ones to blame, because they keep electing to public ... read more

WTF?? Constitution banned on Constitution day

  "Prevented from passing out free copies of the Constitution to his fellow students. Free copies. Of the Constitution. On Constitution Day." via ABombazine: WTF?? Constitution Banned on Constitution Day in California.1097... read more

A politician's worst nightmare

  Be every politician's (and their henchmen's) worst nightmare, an informed citizen! Someone else has probably already said this, and said it better. Oh well, it's still true.1081... read more

Spot the psycho before they spot you

  Activist Post: Spot the Psycho Before They Spot You. "We hang the petty thieves, and appoint the great ones to public office." — Aesop1076... read more

Ruling elite destroying our economies

  ... on purpose, is what he seems to be implying without saying so in so many words. ? Ruling Elite Destroying Our Economies - Robin Hahnel - YouTube. 1073... read more

If called to jury duty, be informed

Click below for more info: fija "FIJA works to: Inform potential jurors of their traditional, legal authority to refuse to enforce unjust laws Inform potential jurors that they cannot be required to check their conscience... read more

Retarded

  Obama himself says, "The odds of dying in a terrorist attack are a lot lower than they are of dying in a car accident." And he's right, for a change. Yet hethey want us all to be constantly afraid of this bogeyman, these nebulous "te... read more

Court to feds, explain marine's Facebook postings arrest

via Court to feds: Explain Marine's Facebook-postings arrest. "Brandon Raub's case exposes the seedy underbelly of a governmental system that continues to target military veterans for expressing their discontent over Ame... read more

Musical sign language interpreters

That must be some fast signing. I'd like to see that. I guess they show the beat by tapping their feet? It's got me curious. We are SO excited to tell y'all that Musical Sign Language Interpreters will be at this weeks show.. and it ... read more

Lawmakers who upheld NSA phone spying received double the cash

  "... those 217 "no" voters received twice as much campaign financing from the defense and intelligence industry as the 205 "yes" voters." via Lawmakers Who Upheld NSA Phone Spying Received Double the Defense Industry Cash &... read more

Wouldn't it just be easier to change our foreign policy?

  via Wouldn't It Just Be Easier to Change Our Foreign Policy?. "... it would lessen the supposed need to spy on Americans, which is unacceptable under any circumstances, but can only be sold with endless fear-mongering about ... read more

Conspiracy theorists sane; government dupes hostile

  Told ya! :) via New studies: 'Conspiracy theorists' sane; government dupes crazy, hostile. "In short, the new study by Wood and Douglas suggests the negative stereotype of conspiracy theorists — a hostile fanatics... read more

How to know if your co-worker is a threat to national security

  "Essentially, pretend the Soviets won the Cold War and then conquered the United States — that's how the government is operating." via How to know if your coworker is a threat to national security | The Matt ... read more

Lies lies lies

  Lyrics from a Frank Zappa song: "You will obey me while I lead you And eat the garbage that I feed you Until the day that we don't need you Don't go for hel...no one will heed you Your mind is totally controlled It has been stuf... read more

Cool, not cool

Cool! But bad news for locksmiths? "keyme" stores a copy of your house key in the cloud Not cool delete-doesnt-quite-mean-the-same-thing-to-Facebook-as-it-does-to-you... read more

My phones

  In the process of upgrading to a new Samsung Galaxy Note II today (which should arrive in a few days), Sprint at one point showed me all of the devices I've had with them over the years (in case I wanted to trade any of them in). It w... read more

12 real patriots brave enough to fight for truth and justice

  via 12 Real Patriots Brave Enough to Fight for Truth and Justice | Alternet. "Who are the true patriots of today? Not the flag-wrapped politicians who send other people's children off to be killed or disabled in wars to... read more

How inbred elites are tearing America apart

  People are embedded in these institutions, they are blinkered in these ways that means they're making decisions outside the bounds of democratic accountability. Which can lead to corruption — like, moral transgression &mdash... read more

Ed Snowden, NSA, and fairy tales a child could see through

  "This whole Snowden affair is an op. It's the kind of op that works because people are prepared to believe anything." via Activist Post: Ed Snowden, NSA, and fairy tales a child could see through.1024... read more

Gardasil and Cervarix don't work, are dangerous and weren't tested

"Dr. Diane Harper was the lead researcher in the development of the human papilloma virus vaccines, Gardasil and Cervarix. She is the latest to come forward and question the safety and effectiveness of these vaccines." via ... read more

Taibbi reveals smoking gun at moody's and s&p

  "Lord help our f****ing scam?.?.?.?this has to be the stupidest place I have worked at," writes one Standard & Poor's executive. "As you know, I had difficulties explaining 'HOW' we got to those numbers since there is no science ... read more

Best smartphone (2013)

I've got an iPhone 4 now, which I've never been crazy about. I used to have a Blackberry Curve, which I was also never crazy about. If I could combine the best features from both, that'd be nice, but probably still not good enough. :)... read more

Vaccine scandal exposes government lies

"... most of the people in America who are diagnosed by doctors with the flu have no flu virus in their bodies. So they don't have the flu." via Activist Post: A new giant vaccine scandal exposes government lies and psy... read more

Thousands of companies handing over your data to NSA

  "We have become a "surveillance society", and this is exactly the sort of thing that the Fourth Amendment was supposed to protect us against. The government is only supposed to invade our privacy and investigate us when there is ... read more

Has the us war on terror just had its cronkite moment?

  "PRISM looks like that Cronkite moment: The moment when even the staunchest Obama supporter admits they've been taken for a ride." via Has the US war on terror just had its Cronkite moment? 1013... read more

The next American revolution has already begun

  The Next American Revolution Has Already Begun: An Interview With Gar Alperovitz. Interesting.1012... read more

Upgrading to Windows 7

  Yes, I know Windows 8 is out, but I'm always a version or two behind at home. I'm upgrading my wife's computer, not my own. She got MS Office 2013 for $10 from work. Incredible deal, right?. But it requires Windows 7 or 8. So, yeah, ... read more

Priority issues survey from Nancy Pelosi

  Got a "2013 Priority Issues Survey" from Nancy Pelosi today! First of all, I'm not a Democrat (nor a Republican). Second of all, why are they sending me actual physical mail? This is 2013, it says so right there on the survey! Direct ... read more

The biggest Obama scandals are proven and ignored

  theatlanticpoliticsarchive201305the-biggest-obama-scandals-are-proven-and-ignored275960 Has he ordered the assassination of any American citizens in secret without due process? Did he kill any of their teenage kids without ... read more

Patent claims solar energy 'breakthrough'

I hope this is for real: Patent Filing Claims Solar Energy Breakthrough "In a U.S. patent application, a little-known Maryland inventor claims a stunning solar energy breakthrough that promises to end the planet's reliance on f... read more

Sprint now allows editing how you appear in caller ID

  This is great. I think I blogged once (here), complaining that I couldn't change how my name appears on the receiving end's caller ID. It showed my legal name, William, but I wanted it to say Bill. The foreign girl in Sprint customer ... read more

Why is Boston 'terrorism' but not Aurora, Sandy Hook, Tucson and Columbine?

  Glenn Greenwald asks in his latest column, "Why is Boston 'terrorism' but not Aurora, Sandy Hook, Tucson and Columbine?" Can it be because the suspects in this one are Muslim? Can only Muslims commit terrorism? What have we become? &m... read more

Anger builds in Illinois at Bain's latest outsourcing plan

'I'm sick to my stomach': anger builds in Illinois at Bain's latest outsourcing plan"The Sensata plant in Freeport is profitable and competitive, but its majority owner, Bain Capital, has decided to ship jobs to China — and... read more

Bitcoin vs. big government

  Nice! via Bitcoin vs. Big Government "Interest in Bitcoin has surged along with its valuation. Last week saw its exchange rate soar past $100 for the first time ever, landing the virtual currency on the front pages of The Washi... read more

The psychology of the powerful

  Instead of analysing actions, checking through the consequences of those actions and chatting through the decisions made, leaders too often rely on impulsive decision-making - and this is when hubris can set in. via The psychology of ... read more

Why is socialism doing so darn well in deep red North Dakota?

  Public "social" banking works, even for otherwise "conservative" people. via Why Is Socialism Doing So Darn Well in Deep-Red North Dakota? "North Dakota's thriving state bank makes a mockery of Wall Street's casino banking syst... read more

In case you thought he was your president...

  via rtusamonsanto-bill-blunt-agriculture-006 "Obama signs Monsanto protection act, which makes Monsanto immune from governmental prosecution or legal liability from damage caused by GMO products. Has the govt declared war... read more

The digital story of the nativity

This is the way how social media, web and mobile tell the story of the Nativity.Christmas story told through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google, Wikipedia, Google Maps, GMail, Foursquare, Amazon... See YouTube - THE DIGITAL STORY OF T... read more

The confiscation scheme planned for US and UK depositors

  "Although few depositors realize it, legally the bank owns the depositor's funds as soon as they are put in the bank. Our money becomes the bank's, and we become unsecured creditors holding IOUs or promises to pay." ... read more

Cleanliness counts

  Click on this link to clean the inside of your screen: yahelitelolscreenclean.swf... read more

Name generator

  Name Generator - Cool Name ideas at the click of a button! I thought this, above, was kinda cool for generating a pseudonym. You can also generate a Medieval name, a Twitter name, whatever. On that page, the actual "generator" butt... read more

What happens when the banks stay closed, Cyprus edition

[anonymous] says: I'm sure the "powers that be" are busy buying up properties and companies in Cyprus right now, as happened here with the real estate collapse. Prices will be fixed beyond the reach of the middle class, impoverishing ... read more

George Orwell's 1984 happening before us

  Never heard of this guy before, but I'm glad people are speaking out ... at least occasionally. via Jeff Monson: US a police state, George Orwell's 1984 happening before us — RT Op-Edge. "They want to scare us, saying "th... read more

Liberty versus security

  From zerohedge, I like this graphic showing this nation's descent into totalitarianism.From this article here.969... read more

Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world?

  via Anna Lappé & Food MythBusters, Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world? In a word, no.958... read more

Bob woodward criticizes Obama

  If Bob Woodward criticizes Obama, that's actually points in Obama's favor in my book, Woodward's so slimy. And I'm no fan of Obama, either. businessinsiderbob-woodward-obama-sequester-republicans-2013-2 955 amzn_assoc_placem... read more

Will graphene supercapacitors make batteries obsolete?

Cool! ... someday. From Will Graphene Supercapacitors Make Batteries Obsolete? "Researchers with the California NanoSystems Institute recently developed a new battery-like supercapacitor, a device that stores charge, which may r... read more

We need a new Sherman Antitrust Act

  @holmes3804We need a new Sherman Antitrust Act! (or enforce the one we've got).Limit, by statute, the allowed size of any company.Having too much of the economy controlled by too few corporations translates out to not enough jobs! ... read more

Ekaterina Dzhugashvili, Stalin's mother

And this, people, is why you shouldn't beat your child (any more than you have to) ... "She [Stalin's mother] once asked her son, 'Joseph, what exactly are you now?' He replied, 'do you remember the Tsar? Well, I&#... read more

Which website would you choose?

If you were on a deserted island with an Internet connection and a pug, but could only access ONE website, which site would it be?(BTW, the pug is irrelevant, I just like pugs!) Facebook - 3 votes Google - 2 votes Kindle - 1 votes ... read more

America should have a national popular vote

  The Post-Election Project: Should America Have a National Popular Vote? Seems like a good idea, at first glance, at least. UPDATE (November 2016): Upon further review, it's fairly clear the Electoral College serves a valuable purpos... read more

The gravitylight, lighting for developing countries

  GravityLight: lighting for the developing countries on VimeoThis is so cool!... read more

Fooling themselves

  The "elites" are adept at fooling themselves into thinking they know best.This "superiority" that they bestow upon themselves is a convenient justification for keeping "us commoners" in the dark, and keeping themselves in power.924... read more

Russia ousts US NGOs, fake protests peter out

"Reuters states ... Putin ... has pushed through laws which critics say can be used to stifle dissent - tightening controls of the Internet ... and broadening the definition of treason." via Activist Post: Russia Ousts Medd... read more

AP's dangerous Iran hoax demands an accounting and explanation

  AP's dangerous Iran hoax demands an accounting and explanation | Glenn Greenwald | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk. The problem is that EVERY other news source in the "western world" quotes AP verbatim without any jour... read more

You are the solution you've been looking for

  Instead of joining one more group, walking on [one] more march, giving to one more money bomb, sending one more breathless email about how important this issue is, do me a favor, go to the mirror and say to yourself... via You Are th... read more

Stop calling them leaders

  These political "leaders" throughout the world, including the US, are not leaders. They're just power players.902... read more

What happened to the green new deal?

  Big business would starve if deprived of state-organized central banking, transport, electricity, water, sewage, courts, zoning, police, environmental remediation, customs and labor regulation. Pick an industry and youll find tailored... read more

Signon.org

  Start your own petition by clicking the link below via petitions.moveon. "People Powered Petitions.There are more than 8 million MoveOn members. Tap into our shared people power and create progressive change."... read more

Strike debt! debt resistance for the 99%

  Another great idea! via Strike Debt! Debt Resistance for the 99%. "Strike Debt is a nationwide movement of debt resisters fighting for economic justice and democratic freedom."897... read more

Rolling jubilee

  Rolling Jubilee. Great idea! "A bailout of the people by the people Rolling Jubilee is a Strike Debt project that buys debt for pennies on the dollar, but instead of collecting it, abolishes it. Together we can liberate debtor... read more

Mystery solved

I solved an old mystery today, thanks to one of the Russian language podcasts I've been listening to lately. It's a phase I'm going through. I'm starting to listen to Hindi, Chinese and Brazilian Portuguese, too. I guess I'm doing all... read more

People are not really awake yet to the two-party dictatorship

  via Ralph Nader - People Are Not Really Awake Yet To The Two Party Dictatorship" ""884... read more

Free & equal, fighting for a more equal election process

  via Free & Equal - Fighting for a more equal election process. "As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization, we work to give all ballot-qualified local and presidential candidates the opportunity to debate important pol... read more

The virtual recovery

  "... the low 2011 real median household income is the summation, in most cases, of two household earners, whereas in 1967-68 one earner could produce the same real income.... when both husband and wife have to work in order to ma... read more

Romney's lax regulation may have fueled meningitis outbreak

  Romney's lax regulation may have fueled meningitis outbreak — Salon."The fatal meningitis epidemic sweeping the United States can now be traced to the failure of then-Gov. Mitt Romney to adequately regulate the Mass... read more

Some Facebook users 'dislike' being used in online advertising

Some Facebook users 'dislike' being used in online advertising for Mitt Romney ... read more

Monsanto funded anti GMO labeling campaign

  Activist Post: Monsanto Funded Anti-GMO Labeling Campaign Gets Away with Impersonating Govt. Agencies. Corporate scum at their worst, or is this merely typical?"Misuse of a United States government seal can lead to a $250,000 ... read more

Obama, Romney = same police state, third party debate up close

  Obama, Romney = same police state: Third party debate up-close (FULL VIDEO)858... read more

Media, electoral system leave Americans voiceless

  Media, electoral system leave Americans voiceless - third-party candidates talk to RT856... read more

Here's your sign, mr. ryan

  "I think Gov. Romney maybe hasn't spent enough time looking at how our military works. You mentioned the Navy, for example. And that we have fewer ships that we had in 1916. Well, governor, we also have fewer horses and bayon... read more

Free and equal, presidential debate

  Free and Equal - Presidential Debate. These candidates might discuss ACTUAL issues, not corporate-sponsored "issues."849... read more

Tyrants

  "When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader." ~ Pla... read more

Exposing kids to 10 hours of science a year makes them smarter

  via Refreshing News: Exposing Kids To 10 Hours Of Science A Year Makes Them Smarter. "I didn't know science was fun" ... read more

Comedian Richard Jeni, why the left and right suck

  Comedian Richard Jeni: Why The Left & The Right Suck"838... read more

Hacking democracy on YouTube

  Hacking Democracy on YouTube. "The disturbingly shocking HBO documentary HACKING DEMOCRACY bravely tangles with our nation's ills at the heart of democracy. The film the Diebold ..."835... read more

Putin thanks Romney for reckless remarks

Putin Thanks Romney For Reckless Remarks. Further proof of Romney's stupidity."I'm grateful to [Romney] for formulating his stance so clearly because he has once again proven the correctness of our approach to missile defense pro... read more

Mitt Romney, Monsanto man

  Introduced in the Bain years with Bain boosting, Roundup's supposedly "biodegradable" and "nontoxic" claims have led to false advertising findings in France and by the Attorney General of New York. Studies are also now beginning t... read more

It's official, Romney is clueless

  via Crooks and Liars "ROMNEY: ... no one can say my plan is going to raise taxes on middle-income people, because principle number one is keep the burden down on middle-income taxpayers. STEPHANOPOULOS: Is $100,000 middle incom... read more

Greed and debt, the true story of Mitt Romney and Bain Capital

In light of Mitt Romney's resurfacing, a reminder: If you don't read it, it explains vulture capitalism and how Romney is the poster child for that. Basically, Romney borrowed millions (with little of his own money) from others to bu... read more

Coal miners stand with Mitt because they're forced to

  via Coal Miners Stand with Mitt Because Theyre Forced To | Common Dreams."Coal miners in Ohio - who work for a company that's given almost $1 million to the GOP - say they feared they'd lose their jobs if they didn't attend ... read more

The Bain legacy

... the GOP presidential hopeful was a key architect of what has become known as the "Bain model." And as president, it can be expected that he would govern the country using the values that governed Bain Capital. see The Bain Legacy... read more

Hey banksters, we are fully awake

Good, short video about the banking system. via Hey Banksters: We Are Fully Awake783... read more

White House removes petition with over 22,000 signatures

  Activist Post: White House removes petition with over 22,000 signatures calling for the TSA to follow the law."Yet again, the Obama administration has made it quite clear that they couldn't care less about the law, separation of ... read more

Obamacare same as Romneycare

  ObamaCare same as RomneyCare.And to know who it benefits most, simply look at the fact that hospital stocks went way up at the news of the Supreme Court's pro-ObamaCare decision."Stocks of hospital companies rose sharply and insu... read more

Whatever happened to WordStar

  I barely used it, but I found this interesting because I was once a "word processor" (human, not program) back in the mid-80s to early 90s.Whatever happened to WordStar... read more

Lawmakers got inside information during 2008 financial crisis

  34 lawmakers — including Speaker of the House John Boehner — got inside information during the 2008 financial crisis — and immediately changed their investment portfolios — 12160."The lawmakers, many of wh... read more

Roseanne Barr: two major parties are prostitutes for big money

  via Roseanne Barr on Presidential Run: Two Major Parties Are a Bunch of Prostitutes Who Work for Big Money "RB: I think this government is broken and unfixable, and it needs to be tossed out and replaced with a parliamentary gov... read more

Senator chairing investigation of JP Morgan Chase receives contributions from same

  JP Morgan Chase Is Biggest Campaign Contributor to the Senator Who's Chairing the Investigation of JP Morgan Chase."Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of rich guys to fund campaigns . . ."733... read more

US Senators who voted to let drones shoot Americans in the streets

  Maybe. Or, this might just be another purposely "shocking" headline. "Both" sides tend to blow things out of proportion, unfortunately. via The List OF 75 US Senators Who Voted To Let 30,000 Drones Shoot Americans In The Streets &qu... read more

Bush found guilty of war crimes

Bush Found Guilty Of War Crimes Too bad nothing will come of it, but it's nice to see, anyway."In what is the first ever conviction of its kind anywhere in the world, the former US President and seven key members of his admin... read more

Thrive!

Great video ... and idea.Thrive! " Stay informed, subscribe to our mailing list: bit.lyThriveUpdates Buy the DVD w 50+ minutes of bonus features: thrivemovementstore Follow us on Facebook: ... read more

Unplugging Americans from the matrix

  ... political elites represent only the powerful special interests that write the country's laws in exchange for funding the political campaigns of "lawmakers." via Unplugging Americans from the Matrix"The West passes judgmen... read more

Wordnik

. Cool website for those who like words. I love how they provide samples from actual articles on the internet.And they actually provide an answer to links like the one above. claims to be the most comprehensive English dictionary in... read more

Mitt Romney is Goldman Sachs

  To call Mitt Romney a "Goldman" Boy is an understatement. via Paul Drockton. Mitt Romney IS Goldman Sachs"Goldman Sachs is quite the player in politics. In fact, it would be fair to say that Goldman and politics are joined at th... read more

Part 1 | hungry for change

"This inspiring film has the power to transform your health!" — Anthony Robbins, World Renowned Peak Performance Expert. via Hungry For Change — Part 1 | HUNGRY FOR CHANGE®.5511... read more

Hackers elect cartoon character thanks to electronic voting

  "... a cartoon character was written in and won by a landslide, thanks to the hard work of hackers ..." via Activist Post: Hackers elect cartoon character to Washington DC school board thanks to electronic voting."If you didn't t... read more

What if democracy is bunk?

  via The Daily Bell - What If Democracy Is Bunk? "What if you are only allowed to vote because it doesn't make a difference? What if no matter how you vote, the elites get to have it their way? What if "one person, one vote" is j... read more

All I wanted to do was vote

  Indiana OfficialWorried About Voter Fraud Is Convicted of Voter Fraud "Irony Still Not Dead Dept: Indiana's ousted top elections official, former GOP Secretary of State Charlie White has been convicted of six felony counts of vo... read more

Judge Napolitano: how to get fired from Fox Business in under 5 mins

  Judge Napolitano — How to get fired from Fox Business in under 5 mins.... read more

Result not even close to the actual vote

  RP Supporter Chairman of Belfast Maine Caucus Calls State GOP to Confirm Vote Tally, result "not even close" to the actual vote! "It's not the votes that count, it's who counts the votes." — JosefStalin697... read more

1930s Chicago Plan vs. American monetary policy

  from The 1930?s Chicago Plan Vs. The American Monetary Act. "If the purpose of money and credit were to discourage the exchange of goods and services, to destroy periodically the wealth produced, to frustrate and trip those who ... read more

Taxpayers lose $1.3 billion as gov't exits chrysler

  via Taxpayers lose $1.3 billion as gov't exits Chrysler "U.S. taxpayers likely lost $1.3 billion in the government bailout of Chrysler, the Treasury Department announced Thursday."688... read more

Tennessee begins to push back against NDAA tyranny

  Some possible good news, for a change:"... any federal law purporting to require local or state law enforcement agencies to act at the direction of the federal government or the United States military is beyond the authority gran... read more

MIT creates solar cell from grass clippings

MIT creates solar cell from grass clippings "A researcher at MIT, Andreas Mershin, has created solar panels from agricultural waste such as cut grass and dead leaves. In a few years, Mershin says it'll be possible to stir some g... read more

Voters' idea, replace Congress

  Voters' Idea: Replace Congress — Washington Wire — WSJ."Finally, there's a cause that Americans of all political persuasions can rally behind: It's time to dump every member of Congress."683... read more

McCain 2008 campaign's dossier on Romney

  whatreallyhappenedWRHARTICLESMcCain-2008-Oppo-File-on-Romney.pdf... read more

Newt Gingrich promises Palin a presidential appointment

  Newt Gingrich Promises Palin a Presidential Appointment and Commits a Felony. And Gingrich thinks he's the intellectual one among his competition."...I was honored and delighted last night when she said if she were in South Caro... read more

Romney's Bain Capital made billions while bankrupting companies it invested in

via Romney's Bain Capital Made Billions While Bankrupting Nearly One-Quarter Of The Companies It Invested In | ThinkProgress. "Bain's modus operandi was to invest in companies, leverage them up with debt, and then sell ... read more

Could you pass a US citizenship test?

  Applicants must get 6 answers out of 10 in an oral exam to pass the test. via Could you pass a US citizenship test?5212... read more

Care2, largest online community for healthy and green living

  Care2 - largest online community for healthy and green living, human rights and animal welfare. "You Care. We Care2.Be a part of the world's largest community for good."... read more

Don't mute Newt

  The candidacy of Newt Gingrich presents a historic opportunity for a new, bigger form of failure that could clarify to most Americans just how broken the electoral system is. via Don't Mute Newt : Information Clearing House."Th... read more

Congress is repealing the Constitution

   Paul Craig Roberts: Congress is Repealing the Constitution : Information Clearing House."There is a bill in the Senate that is attempting to keep torture alive as an interrogation technique. The National Defense Authorization Ac... read more

Down the path of increasingly repressive measures

  "Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citiz... read more

Link between earthquakes and hydraulic fracturing

  "... injecting water into deep rock formations causes earthquakes ..."via U.S. Government Confirms Link Between earthquakes and "fracking"].4219... read more

Finally, a judge stands up to Wall Street

"... everybody had to be on board in order for a lot of these fraud schemes to work." via Finally, a Judge Stands Up to Wall Street.4213... read more

How the US government secretly reads your email

  via How the US Government Secretly Reads Your Email "Somewhere, a US government official is reading through a list of those who sent or received an email from Jacob Appelbaum, a 28-year-old computer science researcher at the Uni... read more

Times sues government for refusing to reveal its interpretation of Patriot Act

  What sort of democracy are we living in when the government can refuse to even say how it's interpreting its own law? That's not democracy at all. "We've been covering for a while now how Senators Ron Wyden and Mark Udall have b... read more

Things that make you say, you've got to be kidding

  Just the other day I had bought a second wi-fi router from a seller on Craigslist to daisy-chain the two together (somehow) to improve the wireless signal throughout my house. No, it's not a big house.Anyway, last night our power ... read more

Foreign policy hypocrisy

  Copied without permission from Liberty Underground: "Thirteen doctors and nurses who treated anti-government protesters during demonstrations in Bahrain earlier this year have been jailed for 15 years for crimes against the state. Se... read more

Is this the sanest man running for president?

  Gary Johnson, Republican Presidential Candidate: Politics: GQ."If you're seeking the presidency but no one notices, are you still seeking the presidency? Gary Johnson was governor of New Mexico for eight years, balanced the hell ... read more

Brzezinski opens up

  veteranstoday20110919brzezinski-opens-up-the-last-american-cowboy "He goes two steps further, taking America's political "loonies" as he calls them "to the woodshed" and, avoiding the term "class war," speaks of the rea... read more

Rick Perry's Gardasil problem

... his former chief of staff was a lobbyist for Merck and ... his chief of staff's mother-in-law ... was the state director of an advocacy group bankrolled by Merck ... full article here"Why in early 2007 did he sign an executiv... read more

Super committee members super corrupt

  rawstoryrs20110818wall-street-firms-donated-11-2-million-to-members-of-debt-super-committee"The bipartisan "super committee" created by the debt ceiling deal is comprised of lawmakers who have received big bucks from sp... read more

Great anti-Obama, anti-stupidity article

  Like I've been saying for years, this author agrees. Lesser evil voting has been one of the primary causes of the decline of American democracy ... globalresearch.caindex.php?context=va&aid=25983610... read more

Why borrow when you can print your own money?

  Why is the US Government borrowing money at interest from a private bank (the Fed) when Article 1, Section 8 of the US Constitution allows the US Government to create its own money, interest-free?607... read more

My brother's math website

My brother Steve's math website is Conquest Math, in case you or anyone you know has kids interested in math games. Here's what people are saying about it: "Shayden loves your math games. He played 3 grade levels for over an... read more

Welfare for the rich

  dailybailhomematt-taibbi-the-real-housewives-of-wall-street-how-morgan-st.html11285... read more

Mayors of America unite

  Mayors of America Unite to tell Obama and Congress: End the Wars and Keep The Money at Home."Any nation that year after year continues to raise the Defense budget while cutting social programs to the neediest is a nation approach... read more

Technology which could save the world

via Technology which could save the world "This is Emma. She's going to save the world (and cure cancer). No, not the engineer in the lab coat. Rather, the Electron Model of Many Applications in which she's standing — a re... read more

Life behind bars for Bernanke

  James Grant: Life Behind Bars For Bernanke — Home — The Daily Bail."Ben S. Bernanke doesn't know how lucky he is. Tongue-lashings from Bernie Sanders, the populist senator from Vermont, are one thing. The hangman's no... read more

Ellsberg: all the crimes Nixon committed against me are now legal

  Ellsberg: All the crimes Nixon committed against me are now legal"Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg said Tuesday that disgraced former Republican President Richard M. Nixon would "admire [President Barack] Obama's boldness" ... read more

Leaderless resistance

  via Leaderless Resistance — Nationalist Coalition Blog. "... there will, no doubt, be mentally handicapped people out there who, while standing at a podium with an American flag draped in the background, and a lone eagle s... read more

Mitt Romney and 'Citizens United'

  Savor the irony that the same legislators who demand photo I.D.s from private citizens are giving corporations a free pass to conceal their own identities, and contributions to political campaigns. via Mitt Romney and 'Citizens Un... read more

Top 10 corrupt politicians of 2010

  via Top 10 Corrupt Politicians of 2010 | Economy Watch. "Judicial Watch released its 2010 list of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians." While there may be some surprises, readers will note that neither politic... read more

Nancy Pelosi posts questionable chart on debt

  "Debt vs. debt as a percentage of GDP: Some economists will tell you that it's not the size of the debt per se, but rather the size of the debt relative to the nation's gross domestic product. This helps minimize the comp... read more

Battling the corporate elite

  ... one major role of the US government in the corporatocracy is to serve as a scapegoat to deflect rebellion against the corporate elite. via Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate El... read more

Florida cuts unemployment benefits to pay for corporate tax cut

  Florida Cuts Unemployment Benefits To Pay For Corporate Tax Cut. I used to work for this jackass at ColumbiaHCA years ago.He was an out-of-touch elitist primadonna back then, and hasn't changed much, only now has less hair."In ... read more

Solar power without solar cells

Cool! via Solar power without solar cells: A hidden magnetic effect of light could make it possible. "You could stare at the equations of motion all day and you will not see this possibility. We've all been taught that this... read more

Corporatist America

  via Chris Hedges: Corporatist America "A battle over the budget is closing our schools, our libraries, firing our teachers and taking away collective bargaining rights. While the banks and largest corporations are also not payin... read more

This can be our moment

  "... we need to go on offense and make Wall Street pay for the trillions it stole from us." via This Can Be Our Moment11284... read more

So that's what they mean by the "war on poverty"

  "Minnesota Republicans are pushing legislation that would make it a crime for people on public assistance to have more $20 in cash in their pockets any given month." So that's what they mean by the "War on Poverty" : Phar... read more

The skeleton closet

  The Skeleton Closet.Good stuff! "All the Scandals on All the Candidates for President —Since 1995— Because character DOES matter. You've come to the right place for dirt, attitude and opinionated character reviews... read more

US foreclosures in new legal trouble

  US foreclosures in new legal trouble.And remember those politicians who are in the banks' back pocket (hint:it's most of them)."Backing a lower court ruling made in 2009, it said two foreclosure sales were invalid because the ban... read more

Senate bill 5... first they came for the trade unionists

  The tyrants of the Left and Right like Stalin and Hitler had to destroy trade unionism in order to create totalitarian governments. Independent labor unions are an essential countervailing power in a democratic society. Unions allow p... read more

Our only political party has two right wings

  dailybailhomegore-vidal-our-only-political-party-has-two-right-wings-one.html"Our only political party has two right wings, one called Republican, the other Democratic. But Henry Adams figured all that out back in the 1890s... read more

U.S. officials pushed products deemed uNSAfe by China

  U.S. officials pushed products deemed unsafe by China"When it comes to protecting consumers, American politicians in China don't always practice what they preach, unpublished U.S. diplomatic cables show."550... read more

What a liberal media might look like

  via What a 'Liberal Media' Might Look Like. "Editor's Note: For decades now, the American Right has pushed the myth [it's not a myth] that the national U.S. news media is "liberal," even though the owners are mostly wealthy corp... read more

Homeland Security claims the right to take your valuables

  via dinarvetsforumsindex.php?topic52464-do-not-use-safety-deposit-boxes#ixzz1CWy8y1SC "According to in-house memos now circulating, the DHS has issued orders to banks across America which announce to them that "under th... read more

Gov. kills immigration laws in name of economic growth

  Last Updated: Fri, 01072011 - 5:11pm Rhode Islands new governor has killed crucial measures to crack down on illegal immigration for the sake of statewide economic growth and prosperity in immigrant-rich areas. Just a few days on... read more

Taxpayers finance Pelosi's lavish Hawaiian farewell

  via judicialwatchblog201101taxpayers-finance-pelosi-s-lavish-Hawaiian-farewell "Last Updated: Wed, 01052011 - 12:24pm Reminiscent of the scandal in which she used military aircraft as her personal taxi, Nancy Pelosi ... read more

Decision to seize control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

  via judicialwatchpress-roompress-releasesjudicial-watch-asks-court-to-review-government-documents-on-decision-to-seize-control-of-fannie-mae-and-freddie-mac "Washington, DC — January 6, 2011 Judicial Watch, the pu... read more

New house watchdog lets Obama slide on "criminal event"

via judicialwatchblog201101new-house-watchdog-lets-obama-slide-on-%e2%80%9ccriminal-event%e2%80%9d "Last Updated: Mon, 01032011 - 4:33pm During a public relations campaign touting upcoming probes of the Obama Adminis... read more

Committee will not punish Sen Dodd for corrupt real estate deal

  from Senate Ethics Committee Will Not Punish Sen Dodd for Corrupt Real Estate Deal; Dismisses JW's Ethics Complaint "Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced tod... read more

Feds blow off recovering $643 mil in fraudulent payments

via judicialwatchblog201101feds-blow-off-recovering-643-mil-in-fraudulent-payments "As if it weren't enraging enough that the U.S. government made $125 billion in faulty payments last year, a new report says the Federal... read more

TSA persecutes critics, ignores security threats

  via judicialwatchblog201012tsa-persecutes-critics-ignores-security-threats "While the Department of Homeland Security investigates a commercial airline pilot for exposing security flaws at a major U.S. airport, it fails... read more

TSA misses guns, bombs in tests

  Last Updated: Mon, 12202010 - 12:48pmWhile the government agency responsible for securing the nations transportation system harasses honest citizens with invasive, genital-groping personal searches, guns and bombs regularly get past... read more

TSA misses luggage that explodes after flight

  Last Updated: Wed, 12292010 - 1:18pmDespite a $98 million infusion for state-of-the-art baggage screening machines, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) somehow missed a suitcase filled with explosives that blasted after... read more

Quantitative easing explained

  dailybailhomeabsolute-genius-make-this-go-viral-quantitative-easing-expla.html"The truth about quantitative easing. I just watched this again and laughed my a$$ off. Now with a ridiculous 5.2 million views on Youtube."... read more

GOP taps 'Prince of Pork' to lead spending committee

  By Staff, Fox NewsDecember 10, 2010Republicans who captured the House last month in part on the strength of a promise to rein in government spending have tapped a veteran lawmaker known as the "prince of pork" to head the powerful Ho... read more

A sordid, unethical tale

  By Editorial Staff, New York Times December 6, 2010 The Department of Justice has ended a criminal investigation without making charges in the case of Senator John Ensign, his mistress and the conveniently doled-out political favors... read more

City creates alternate banking system for illegal aliens

  While local governments work to curb the ravaging effect of illegal immigration, a major U.S. city is helping its undocumented aliens by creating an alternative banking system and giving them official government identification cards. ... read more

Computer stuff

  Well, I've spent the better part of this long weekend trying to get not just a server setup, but a server with VMware setup. VMware is very cool virtualization software that's all the rage in the corporate world where I'm ... read more

Something to ponder

  Railroad tracks The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That's an exceedingly odd number. Why was that gauge used? Because that's the way they built them in England, and English expatriates... read more

Plleeaassee reeaadd! it was on goodmorning America

It's a very old hoax. Anything with a headline like that and mentioning Microsoft, AOL and Good Morning America in the same email almost HAS to be a hoax these days, and this one is. On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 8:05 PM, wrote:This is pro... read more

Stronger magnifying glass needed

  Previous argumentpost, continued: FIRST POINT OF VIEW: Yes, it's an excellent justification for not paying attention to what is going on in politics right now.I think W. proved very nicely that they are NOT all alike, and not making ... read more

Third world America, here we come?

  ONE POINT OF VIEW: Thanks to the Tea Party, and to all of you who voted to "throw the bums out".We have far worse bums now. nytimes20101114uspolitics14coats.html?_r=1 Third World America, here we come. SOMEONE'S RESPONSE: Go... read more

Dinkum

(DING-kuhm) Dinkum, also dinky-di, fair dinkum, adjective True; honest; genuine. Etymology Probably derived, like many other Australian words, from English dialect. The counties of Lincolnshire and Derbyshire had a word or dincu... read more

Is this not treason?

  By his own admission, Cantor appears to be a traitorous dumb ass: crooksandliarssusie-madrakhis-own-standard-did-eric-cantor-just11279... read more

Parsimonious

(par-si-MO-nee-uhs) adjective: Excessively sparing or frugal. Etymology From Middle English parcimony, from Latin parsimonia, from parcere (to spare). First recorded use: 1598. Usage "President Calvin Coolidge was so with words tha... read more

We are ruled by huge corporate monopolies

  from Chris Hedges on TruthDig: We are ruled by huge corporate monopolies that replicate the political and economic power, on a vastly expanded scale, of the old trading companies of the 17th and 18th centuries. Walmart's gross ann... read more

In new Orleans debate, sen. vitter admits to serious sins

  via thehillblogsballot-boxsenate-races126193-sen-vitter-admits-to-serious-sins-in-new-orleans-debate "By Sean J. Miller, The Hill, October 28, 2010Louisiana Sen. David Vitter again confessed he had committed "serious sin... read more

Political compass test

  via politicalcompasstest11275... read more

Election guide for election haters

  freepressdepartmentsdisplay192010397511274... read more

Possibly useful site

   For those old gadgets you'd just as soon get rid of: gazelle My old Dell laptop is apparently worth $38!I guess they really want newer stuff.... read more

Free education

  Courtesy of The Khan Academy: khanacademy NOT free, but still related, online courses at udemy "You can learn anything.For free. For everyone. Forever."... read more

Never re-elect anyone

  Fresh start! Reboot! Recycle! Whatever you want to call it. Sure, the 5% who are good will have to find a real job for 2-6 years, but they can run again next time. It'll keep them from screwing up the economy because they know ... read more

Blue dog Democrats

The nickname is an insult to dogs.Vote out anyone of these people who voted for doctors while at the same time voting against the unemployed. Washingtonpostwp-dyncontentarticle20100601AR2010060103831.html11271... read more

Online graphics editing sites

  These could be handy: citrify pixorial ... read more

Vote out anyone who supports these bogus wars

  These aren't wars for "freedom." They're wars for resources, drugs and profit. It's war for the sake of war. I feel sorry for the troops, who are just political and corporate pawns.11267 amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_... read more

Lesson for today

There is an old hotelpub in Marble Arch, London which used to have gallows adjacent. Prisoners were taken to the gallows (after a fair trial, of course) to be hung. The horse-drawn dray carting the prisoner was accompanied by an arme... read more

Rep alan grayson introduces the war is making you poor act

Rep Alan Grayson Introduces the War Is Making You Poor Act May 21, 2010 - Uploaded by Alan Grayson Grayson v. Broun on the Constitution ... Watch the Speech the Republicans Don't Want You to See youtubewatch?v=t0_TtYQEDTo41... read more

McCain's anti-supplement bill

  McCain, Washington's funniest sociopath, is going after supplements, trying to make it so you can't buy them without a prescription. He pretends to be a patriot but he's promoting the agenda of big pharma, who have already succeeded i... read more

Obama's sell out

  A Bill Moyers show from a few months ago, but still worth watching. pbsmoyersjournal12182009watch.html9113... read more

Stupid online chat with Sprint support

   12:32:39 PM : Bill: Initial QuestionComment: Your online form won't let me change my contact info. It keeps saying "Oops, something's broken" or whatever, never telling me what I've done wrong. I filled out all the requir... read more

How to anonymize your browsing

  To anonymize your browsing, use one of these "anonymizer" sites andor programs:Sites Anonymouse ConnectInPrivate The Cloak HideMyAss TheFreeCountry Programs FreeNetProject GnuNet amzn_ass... read more

E-waste computers, TV's, other electronics collection

There will be an E-Waste (computers, TV's, other electronics) collection held Saturday May 8 at the Walmart Supercenter located on Nolensville Pike a quarter mile south of Old Hickory Blvd. from 8 a.m. — 12 noon. Other sites... read more

New cell phone

  Sprint called the other day and offered me a free new phone. The woman, sounding like she was from Indonesia or something, went on and on and on for twenty minutes. Luckily, the call did not count against my minutes. Just last month I... read more

New mp3 player for my car

  I am now the proud owner of this very cool device, here.Thanks to Heather and Brady for the suggestion!... read more

San Francisco in 1906

Things were a lot more freely-moving back then. And the kids seemed to be having fun. Reminds me of Russian traffic today, only they have slightly newer forms of transportation now. :) via san-Francisco-1905-historical-footage "... read more

New poll

Are you upgrading to Windows 7? Take the poll, between the Admin section and the 1-800-Flowers ad. On the subject of Windows, here's a comparison I wrote up on my other website: windows-xp-vs-vista-vs-7... read more

Website visibility tool

  Thanks to GoDaddy phone support, I discovered this very useful site: megaproxy. One of my domain names was not resolving correctly from home. I went to the website above and checked it, and everything was resolving correctly from ... read more

CAT5 RJ-45 Cable Pin-Outs

  Copied from tc.cc.tx.usrj45_wiring_scheme.html and put here just in case their website removes it.Eight Position (RJ-45) Modular CableT568B(with clip down)T568A(with clip down)UTP consists of 4 twisted pairs. The standard colors are:... read more

Kaspersky Free Virus Scan

  FAST & FREE security scan for your PC via Kaspersky Security Scan | Free Virus Scanner | Kaspersky Lab US.... read more

Downforeveryoneorjustme?

  . I LOVE this service!... read more

Duplex printing

  QuestionDuplex printing isn't working, but it worked before.ANSWER:Click Start, Control Panel, Printers and Faxes, right click and choose Properties on that printer. Click Device Settings tab, choose Duplex toward the bottom, change i... read more

Mailbox over the limit

  QuestionI started getting notices that my mailbox is over it's limit. I have archived items over 90 days. What else can I do to stop these messages?Isn't this pretty much the same as archiving to my hard drive?I use three months.ANSWE... read more

Loud "BEEP" sound

  QuestionIs there any way to turn off the loud "BEEP" sound that occurs when Intel Proset detects a wireless network? I've tried going to control panel and muting all the sounds, but that doesn't seem to work.ANSWER:Try going into Inte... read more

Show Desktop icon missing

  Question My "Show Desktop" icon just disappeared from my Quick Start menu. How do I restore that? ANSWER: It probably got "bumped" aside by something else putting an icon in that space. You can drag that double greater than sign >>... read more

Transferring iTunes to new computer

  Question How do I transfer iTunes to my new computer? ANSWER:I have copied your iTunes from the old computer to the new. If you haven't already "authorized" your current computer, ... read more

Data recovery

  QuestionMy hard drive has died, and I've lost valuable data. If you can't recover it for me, is there a service who can?ANSWER:Here's the best one I've found: Gillware Inc. - gillware@gillwareEstimated ChargesStandard fee for Micr... read more

Can't paste anything into Outlook

  QuestionI can't paste anything into Outlook, but I can into Word, etc.ANSWER:Open Microsoft Word, go to TOOLS> OPTIONS> Select the SAVE tab and uncheck Embed smart tags.Also, there's a security feature in Outlook that, in certain situ... read more

Set email to forward to someone else

  QuestionHow do I set email (Outlook 2003) to forward to someone else while I'm out?ANSWER:In Outlook, click on Tools, Out of Office AssistantClick "I am currently out of the office…" and type your outgoing message, if any.Click ... read more

Can't see Sent Items in Outlook

  QuestionI can't see any of my Sent Items in Outlook (2003) anymoreANSWER:Try the following:Click ViewArrange ByCurrent ViewCustomize Current ViewFilter = OFF... read more

Your old electronics might not be worthless after all

  FYI, your old electronics might not be worthless after all. econewonlinesamsclubCommonequiptypes.aspx?SiteXfrMsg=1... read more

Wireless not working

  Question No matter where I go, the wireless is not working.ANSWER: I just had to "enable wireless" by right-clicking on the icon at the bottom-right of the task bar and choose Enable Radio. I could then connect right into the wireless... read more

Access your Zune directly

  Great info here:roysacblog200710access-your-zune-from-windows-explorer.htmlYou can only delete one song at a time, though, so it's a limited solution.... read more

Items for Sale

  Items for Sale... read more

Fixing profile problems in Outlook 2003

  To recreatefix your Outlook 2003 profile, do the following:Click on Start, Settings, Control Panel, Mailclick on Show ProfilesAdd a new profilegive it any NEW name you wantclick OKAdd your same old account back as a "new" account, cl... read more

Special characters in Word Perfect for DOS

  It all starts with Ctrl-V, followed by the number combinations shown on the screen that comes up.  For example, the tilde is Ctrl-V + 002, although it doesn't show up on my screen, but maybe it'll work on yours. The accent grave ... read more

AOL through Outlook using IMAP folders

  PROBLEM:Can you tell me again how to move deleted emails to a deleted email folder?  The AOL Imap folder just crosses them out but leaves them there.SOLUTION:It's under Edit, Purge Deleted Messages.Outer Banks by Hanes Men's Ulti... read more

Go Green & Save the Environment with 4 All Memory

  Go Green & Save the Environment with 4 All Memory... read more

Ten More Ways to Detect Computer Malware

  blogs.techrepublic10things?p=1069&tag=nl.e101... read more

Screensavers

  Avoid and toolbars that don't come with Windows from Microsoft. I just had a customer whose Internet Explorer wouldn't close after they installed "My.Freeze.Com" screensaver. Luckily, it uninstalled properly when using its uninstall p... read more

How to make Outlook 2003 open to your calendar by default

  copied from helpdesk.ilstukbindex.phtml?kbid=1326 By default, when you launch Outlook it opens to your Inbox. You can create a shortcut to Outlook so it opens to your calendar instead.  To force Outlook to open your calenda... read more

Adding Safe Mode to your boot menu

  Windows VISTA and 7 require BCDEDIT for this.  With XP (and NT and 2000), you can use any old text editor.  First make sure the file is not marked Read Only.  Then open and edit your boot.ini file.  If you don't kn... read more

File sharing between XP Home and XP Pro

  PROBLEM:You get this error message when trying to access a Windows XP Home computer from a Windows XP Pro computer:       "The user has not been granted the requested login type at this computer"SOLUTION:On th... read more

Saving Word documents

  In Word 2003 (and possibly older versions), go to Tools, Options, Save and check (if not already) the following settings:Always create backup copyAllow background savesMake local copy of files stored on network...Save AutoRecover info... read more

ComputerHelp store

  The store is new, but the items are used. Tested and good, but used.Let's hope this second attempt goes better than the first!  I'm tempted to call the items "old junk," but there are some almost-new things, too.  Not much o... read more

"Environmentally-responsible" ink

  This looks promising, "environmentally-responsible" ink from Dell.  Ihave no idea if it's any good.  Leave a comment below and let us know:accessories.us.dellsnasna.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&~topic=nextlife-ink... read more

New German laptop

  very cool!youtubewatch_popup?v=7H0K1k54t6A... read more

Cool feature just discovered on Google Translate

  I received an error in some foreign language I didn't even recognize, let alone understand, on the computer.  I went to translate.google and typed in one of the words from the error and chose "Detect language" in the "... read more

Good Search

  Good SearchUse them as your search engine, and they give to charity: goodsearch... read more

Install multiple apps at once without toolbars or clicking Next

  Fantastic online app here. It does what I've done before (not a working copy), but they do it better. I'm not jealous. I'm not a programmer, really, I'm an "implementerintegrator." Yeah, that's it. :) Oh yeah, here's the link:&n... read more

Removing Windows Desktop Search

  Well, I thought I liked this version 4 better than version 3.  I hated version 3.  But, it turns out, version 4 is no better.  It starts and finds things quicker (for me, anyway), but it ruins the computer's performance... read more

External hard drive gone bad

  PROBLEM: I haven't totally written it off as dead, but my back-up external drive that holds 500gigs won't power on now. I made a back-up of all the data maybe a month ago, but there are some things I must have missed. In case I can't ... read more

Don't visit these sites (unprotected, anyway)

  Just visited these sites, and my antivirus popped-up saying it had blocked a Trojan Horse coming from there (or one of their links): thefrist fixit.in I'll add to this list whenever it happens again.... read more

Pre-paid smartphones

  I just thought this was interestingcool:news.cnet8301-30686_3-20005349-266.html?tag=newsLeadStoriesArea.1... read more

Used computer parts

  Cables, computers, printers, drives, etc. Go to: ... read more

CDs/DVDs not what they're cracked up to be

  Probably ought to save things to other computers andor external hard drives andor sign up for an online storage account. Here's the article:  news.bbc.co.uk2hiprogrammesclick_online8711747.stm... read more

Hack attack?

  Question There was a couple parked on the curb on Wed from 8am to 12pm on Wed. The girl was like a look-out, it seemed. When I was going to work she gave me a suspicious look, so I drove around in a circle and drove by them getting th... read more

Converting IP v4 to IP v6

  This should be useful now that the world is converting to IP v6: emailtalkIPV4ToIPV6.aspx... read more

Gmail's unsubscribe feature

  I hate to promote Google since they already rule the online world, but they do some things very well, e.g., their "unsubscribe" feature in Gmail. In a message, click on Show Details and you should see the option to "Unsubscribe from t... read more

Software updater

  CNET has created a fantastic new service called Tech Tracker that I wish I'd come up with. It tracks and keeps up to date all of the software on your computer! Mac or Windows! The only catch is that you have to create an account on th... read more

Video download sites

  A couple of useful sites here for downloading videos for later viewing. I know I often want to watch a video later, not right then and there. Anyway, here are a couple of links: splandoo videosnag There are probably a hund... read more

Your outgoing mail server

  Hopefully yours is listed here, anyway. :) amailsendersupportsmtpserver... read more

A new search engine

  Cuil (pronounced "cool"). And here's a good reason to use it (or StartPage) instead of Google: newstruststories2685319toolbar?ref=hp... read more

Watching the watchers

  Keep an eye on who's keeping an eye on you, here: ghostery... read more

Ransomware

  Beware of this scam. Don't bother trying to get them to help you unlock your pc: rtSci_Tech2010-08-31hackers-gang-russian-bust.html. The fix is to download, UPDATE, and run Malwarebytes.... read more

Open dialog default sort order

  Mine got messed up somehow, and it drove me nuts until I found this: jevonwikiChanging_Open_Dialog_Default_Sort_Order_in_Windows UPDATE: "Only" problem is ... the above didn't work! :) Not for browsing folders through My Comput... read more

Missed appointment

  Well, it's happened again, luckily for only the second time in my career. A customer called me to their house, only to not be home or pretend to not be home when I got there. People, if you change your mind, just call and cancel! Ther... read more

Man loses $20 million after taking laptop for repair | ITworld

  We promise to never do anything even remotely similar to this! Man loses $20 million after taking laptop for repair | ITworld.... read more

Fix for "ytimg" browser hang

  Got a tip, thought I'd share it here. Add the following to your HOSTS file: #fix for ytimg.exe browser hang problem 74.125.162.39 static.cache.l.google s.ytimg Then from a command prompt (in Windows), run: ipconfig flushdn... read more

Human resource management software

  Open Source Human Resource Management Software. FYI in case you're looking for such, even though we hate the term "human resource." Ironically, it's dehumanizing. :) via Human Resource Management Software (HRMS) - OrangeHRM.... read more

Simply upper-casing your password can frustrate a hacker's attempts

  via How simply upper-casing your password can frustrate a hackers attempts at breaking into your account.... read more

Hackers leak 6.5 mln LinkedIn passwords

  Hackers leak 6.5 mln LinkedIn passwords Time to change your LinkedIn password. eHarmony, too, apparently.... read more

Yes, that PC cleanup app you saw on TV at 3am is a waste

  "their next play is to make it seem like everything is wrong with your PC" via Yes, that PC cleanup app you saw on TV at 3am is a waste | Ars Technica.... read more

Subscription confirmation

  [wysija_page]... read more

How to restore contacts in Windows Live Mail

  Q:  I had some problems with this program.  I fixed the POP and SMTP server designations, and it works now.  However, I've lost my contacts — the folder is blank.  The funny thing is, when I type some letters... read more

How to convert an MP3 to a ringtone

  Now that I have finally joined the 21st century and gotten a Blackberry (free through Radio Shack and Sprint), I'll probably start posting tips like the following: How to convert an MP3 to a ringtone... read more

Save yourself a lot of trouble

  If you get a pop up on your computer saying, "You're infected!  Download Antivirus 2010 [or something similar] to fix it!", DOn't DO IT!  It's a trick.  As soon as you click on it, you're infected.  Here's an artic... read more

Online backup

  I'm trying out this online backup system called Nordic Backup.  So far, so good.  Click here to try it yourself free for 30 days.... read more

Free remote control software

  This looks really good: teamviewerindex.aspx Of course, I've already been using the one from Zoho, too, here: meeting.zohoagentZohoMeetingSetup.exe... read more

Google: Fake antivirus makes up 15 percent of all malware

    Google: Fake antivirus makes up 15 percent of all malware | Tech News on ZDNet... read more

Hard Drive Manufacturers Slash Warranty Periods

  Hard Drive Manufacturers Slash Warranty Periods That's on new drives. So, from now on, more than ever, always have an external drive (or two) for backups.... read more

Award-winning English prose

  Every year, English teachers from across the USA can submit their collections of actual analogies and metaphors found in high school essays. These excerpts are published each year to the amusement of teachers across the country. Her... read more

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