The human species, led by white Europeans and Euro-Americans, has been on a 500-year-long planetwide rampage of conquering, plundering, looting, exploiting and polluting the Earth-as well as killing the indigenous communities that stood in the way. But the game is up. The technical and scientific forces that created a life of unparalleled luxury-as well as unrivaled military and economic power-for the industrial elites are the forces that now doom us.
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BBC banned a science programme from contacting “aliens” because they think that if there are aliens out there, and they find out we are here, they will probably come here and eat our children.
People who state that 9/11 was an inside job are claiming that it is a false flag operation which killed people, was used to justify wars in Iraq and elsewhere and a power grab in the U.S. But World Trade Center building 7 – the third building to collapse on September 11th – has nothing to do with any inside job.
By Tim Coles* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz In 1997 the US Space Command declared war on the world by committing America to “full spectrum dominance” by 2020, “to close the ever-widening gap between diminishing resources and increasing military commitments”. This do1ctrine was approved and expanded by the Joint Chiefs of Staff in 2000. For [...]
At last, something worth the money spent: Saudi supercomputer lures researchers By Asma Alsharif JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – A new science and technology university in Saudi Arabia will house one of the world’s largest supercomputers and it is helping lure top researchers to the conservative desert state. The King Abdullah University of Science and [...]
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“Human beings are often poor reporters of their own actions,” Microsoft says. The company is not happy with evaluating human response while they interact with computers since questioning them at the time is distracting and asking questions later may not produce reliable answers, so, they wants to read the data straight from your brain as [...]
One of the biggest criticisms of Dubai has always been the traffic congestion, ask me about it as I lived there for six years. In an effort to reduce the traffic, Dubai, opened a floating bridge which connect the two sides of the creek – Deira and Bur Dubai. (Click thumbnail to enlarge) The Floating [...]
In the last two months I received countless spam emails, ads and invitations to join iPhone groups such as those at Facebook, all of which entice me to buy the new Apple mobile called, iPhone. Until couple of weeks ago I didn’t even think of it, when a friend of mine showed me his new [...]
OK, it’s Eid holiday, so this is not politics-related, but it is a cool way to find out if you are a right-brain or left-brain dominant. Look at the dancer and decide which way she’s spinning. Focus! If you think she’s going clockwise, you’re apparently right-brain dominant (imaginative, philosophical, touchy-feely, impetuous); if you see her [...]
I know it is cold out there. In fact, this is one of the coldest years over here in Bahrain. Anyway, here is a new idea to get you warm. This invention won the prize for â€œBest Dumbass Idea of the Year.â€ It is called â€œDate Palm Fireplaceâ€: Click image to enlarge! As you can [...]
I am in a terrible “time-waste” mood these days, so have fun! This is how illiterate miscalculate it: and this is how the literate’s calculate it (more accurate to the target):
Tunisian Treasure Prison Map The first project is the brave, superb Tunisian Prison Map by Sami Ben Gharbia. Sami made a Tunisian Prison Map, which is madeup using a Google Maps API + GMapEZ + video YouTube + flash animations + the Yahoo Y !Q Beta. [Hat tip: Rachel] Link to the map: http://www.kitab.nl/tunisianprisonersmap Link [...]
As bizarre as it may seem, the sample jars brimming with cloudy, reddish rainwater in Godfrey Louisï¿½s laboratory in southern India may hold, well, aliens. In April, Louis, a solid-state physicist at Mahatma Gandhi University, published a paper in the prestigious peer-reviewed journal Astrophysics and Space Science in which he hypothesizes that the samplesï¿½water taken [...]
Some interesting readings to start your cyber day: Via Channel 4: In this two-part Channel 4 series, Professor Richard Dawkins challenges what he describes as ‘a process of non-thinking called faith’. Dawkins is well known for bringing to a wide audience the complex scientific concepts that underpin evolution. His first book, The Selfish Gene was [...]
Few days ago, the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has announced the creation of RAK Airways, the UAE’s fourth national carrier which will start operations by the end of 2006. I thought, what the heck? Four carriers in UAE, what do they need all that for? And RAK… how many traveler do they actually have [...]
Should you have any to waste, read these: 1. Pigs glow in the dark: Scientists in Taiwan have used jellyfish genes and created pigs that glow in the dark. They are the only ones that are green from the inside out. Even their heart and internal organs are green. Although the pigs glow, they are [...]
Why Indeed Did the WTC Buildings Collapse? I’ve got this alert today by email. Honestly, when I first read the title “Why Indeed Did the WTC Buildings Collapse?” I said to myself; not again! But then went on to explore what’s in the research. And to be honest with you, the guy caught my attention. [...]
Ancient Egyptians used helicopters and airplanes for battles? There is a scientific theory that says that Egyptians descended from Martians who had once visited this planet. In 1848, one of numerous archeological expeditions working in Egypt discovered strange hieroglyphs at the height of about ten meters right above the entrance to the Seti Temple in [...]
Bacteria Eat Human Sewage, Produce Rocket Fuel. We have a lot of fule, but where is the Rocket?
Please sign the statement at: http://www.sd-il.com/politics/campaigns/signStatement.php?cid=2 A large number of signatures can be influential Enclosed is also a sample protest letter by the Israeli peace and anti nuclear activist Gideon Spiro. The 2005 Nobel Prize for Economics To The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences: We, the undersigned, protest your decision to award the 2005 Nobel [...]
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) could gain from a growing solar power industry if they provide financial and political frameworks to lure investment. The report says that in 20 years, solar power could provide the same amount of electricity as 72 coal-fired power stations. This is enough to supply 100 million people, or [...]
An American and an Israeli won the 2005 Nobel prize for economics on Monday for their work on “game theory,” which can help explain and resolve trade and business conflicts, and even play a role in avoiding war… Interesting. It would be nice to know if somebody already applied this theory somewhere. Update: These two [...]
I was not in Jordan when the rumors started about earthquake hits Jordan. But following up the news from Jordan, and small poll at JP, I came to the conclusion that this Earthquake thing is nothing more than a rumor (following the majority of the vote, which I presume are living in Jordan). However, it [...]
Winner, Visions of Science Photographic Awards. (BBC; official site) Science is cool (not really, but that’s what we tell ourselves to make ourselves feel better). The coolest science pictures you’re going to see all day. Check out the Top 10 Winners of the Visions of Science Photographic Awards. I’m partial to 6 and 7, for [...]
A silent tectonic event, so powerful it has shifted southern Vancouver Island out to sea, but so subtle nobody has felt a thing, is slowly unfolding on the West Coast. Scientists who are tracking the event with sensitive seismographs and earth orbiting satellites warn it could be a trigger for a massive earthquake — some [...]
Should Scientists Mix God and Science? At a recent scientific conference at City College of New York, a student in the audience rose to ask the panelists an unexpected question: “Can you be a good scientist and believe in God?” The answer was quick and sharp. “No!” declared Herbert A. Hauptman, a Nobel laureates who [...]
A hospital doctor in the poor rural area in Vietnam has used his PC and some cheap parts to create a homemade endoscope. Endoscope is a minimally invasive diagnostic procedure used to evaluate the interior surfaces of an organ by inserting a small scope in the body. Through the scope, doctors are able to see [...]
In the wake of this month’s military coup, Mauritania has established its first ministry for education and scientific research. Can you believe that?
Researchers have finally found evidence that erotic images make you go blind. The effect is temporary and lasts just a moment, but the research has added to road-safety campaignersï¿½ calls to ban sexy billboard-advertising near busy roads, in the hope of preventing accidents.
Think high-priced commercial software is your only option? Don’t be so sure. Free alternatives are available in a wide range of enterprise software categories, including some that may surprise you.
Siberia feels the heat It’s a frozen peat bog the size of France and Germany combined, contains billions of tonnes of greenhouse gas and, for the first time since the ice age, it is melting.
DNA 11 is offering to create artwork based on your very own DNA, so now you don’t need any talent to create truly one-of-a-kind masterpieces. DNA11 creates unique DNA portraits through an extraordinary combination of science and art. The process begins with the DNA being collected using a patented, non-invasive technique: depositing your saliva into [...]
IF you spend hours downloading songs to your iPod, the days of fiddling around with wires are coming to an end. A Japanese company has discovered that the best cables may be your arms and legs. According to NTT Laboratories, your whole body is the perfect conductor for electronic data, meaning that information such as [...]
Have you seen where do you live from space? Google Earth just launched the beta version. It’s amazing view. Give it a try, it’s worth it!
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