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Boycott these products to stay healthy

Posted by Anonymous on November 22, 2014

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Mysterious orange flash lights up Russian night sky

Posted by Anonymous on November 19, 2014

20141119-081817-29897157.jpgThis is the mysterious moment that a huge orange flash illuminated the night sky in a remote area of Russia – and no-one knows what caused it.

An explosion was captured by a driver with a dashboard mounted camera as he was cruising along a quiet stretch of motorway near Sverdlovsk in the mountainous Urals region of Russia.

The video, taken on November 14, shows a ball of orange light which rapidly expands to illuminate the entire road, turning the dead of night into the middle of the day for around ten seconds.

Expert opinion is divided on what actually caused the flash.

Youtube / Андрей Казанцев Strange but true: Mystery explosion in Russia lights up night sky

Viktor Grokovsky, a member of the meteorities committee of the Russian Academy of Sciences said the likely explanation was a huge meteor.

Others have speculated that it was simply an explosion at a chemical plant or a military operation.

Some have even suggested it could have been caused by a space rocket launch.

But local emergency services had no record of any incidents.

Eyewitness Miroslav Alexeeva told local radio: “”It was a dark night anyway so it really stood out, I had gone into my kitchen to get a glass of water when suddenly there was a bright light through all the windows.

“I was completely confused for a second, but when I looked out the window I saw the sky was alight with orange fire. I thought it was the end of the world or a nuclear bomb, but then it just went away.”

The Urals was hit by the massive Chelyabinsk meteorite in February 2013, when a huge explosion injured over a thousand people.

Via the Mirror

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John Lennon talks about the illuminati

Posted by Anonymous on November 17, 2014

John Lennon’s Interview, 6/6/1968

He was killed on December 8, 1980, New York City, NY

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What is your fitness age?

Posted by Anonymous on November 14, 2014

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A 60 year old can have the fitness age of a 30 year old… Or the other way around. I’m currently 10 years younger than my physical age.

Try this free test to calculate your fitness age:

https://www.worldfitnesslevel.org

After the test, follow the link to the interval training recommendations and see if you can improve over the next few weeks.

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Texas Bill: Cops To Collect Traffic Fines on Spot Via Credit or Debit Card

Posted by Anonymous on November 12, 2014

A house bill recently introduced in the Texas legislature would allow police officers to collect immediate payment from “defendants” for Class C misdemeanor traffic fines “by use of a credit or debit card,” completely circumventing the rule of law and citizens’ due process rights.

H.B. No. 121, introduced on Monday by State Rep. Allen Fletcher, concerns “an alternative means of payment of certain criminal fines and court costs.”

“Under the procedure, a peace officer making an arrest of a defendant (1) shall inform the defendant of: (A) the possibility of making an immediate payment of the fine and related court costs by use of a credit or debit card; and (B) the defendant’s available alternatives to making an immediate payment,” the bill, still in its initial phase, states.

The House bill goes on to explain that “a peace officer making an arrest of a defendant: (2) may accept, on behalf of the court, the defendant’s immediate payment of the fine and related court costs by use of a credit or debit card, after which the peace officer must release the defendant.”

Backers of the bill may attempt to argue it merely provides an additional method for the courts to expedite the collection of outstanding payments, and may say it will free up jail space to be able to hold more criminal offenders, or free up court dockets to deal with more important cases.

However, should the bill pass, it would deal a devastating blow to the citizenry’s right to due process, which among other things mandates an appearance and assessment before a magistrate prior to a case proceeding to trial, and would set the legal precedent wherein everyday police officers would be empowered to take on the roles of judge, jury and executioner – and charge “related court costs.”

Not explicitly stated is the fact that, under the bill, traffic cops would be required to carry around credit card swiping machines, in addition to citizens’ private credit or debit card information, which could open the doors to a litany of personal security risks and liabilities.

Via Infowars

I know someone who was a traffic cop. It can be a thankless stressful job. Don’t create a system that could be corrupted. For example, if you had a bad cop, for a little larger fee, the cop might keep the payment off your record by swiping your debt card with his “other” system.

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Is Anything Real?

Posted by Anonymous on November 11, 2014

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Is the speed of dark faster than the speed of light?

Posted by Anonymous on November 11, 2014

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Doctor bets against Traditional Chinese Medicine

Posted by Anonymous on October 24, 2014

A sceptic of traditional Chinese medicine is challenging practitioners of the age-old craft to prove themselves by putting his own money on the line. One has accepted the challenge. At stake is the claim that practitioners can discern whether a woman is pregnant by her pulse.

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a point of contention in China. Although the government is keen to promote its use in the clinic and, in modernized form, as part of drug discovery, some feel that much of it is unproven and that the government is throwing its money away. There have also been high-profile cases of fraud linked to such research, and the practice is criticized for its dependence on endangered species such as the Saiga antelope (Saiga tatarica).

Ah Bao, the online nickname of a burn-care doctor at Beijing Jishuitan hospital, has been an adamant critic of TCM on Chinese social media, often referring to it as “fake”. He issued the challenge on 13 September, and Zhen Yang, a practitioner at the Beijing University of Traditional Medicine, took him up on it.

Ah Bao put up 50,000 yuan (more than US$8,000), and at his urging others have donated more than 50,000 yuan, making the prize worth more than 100,000 yuan total. Ah Bao turned down Nature‘s request to be interviewed, saying that he has been overwhelmed by media attention.

Yang will have to assess with 80% accuracy whether women are pregnant. The two are reportedly working out the terms of the contest, with a tentative set-up reportedly involving 32 women who would be separated by a screen from Yang.

Via Nature

Having 80% accuracy with 32 attempts would be getting at least 25 correct. I’m very curious to see how this goes. Rather than subtle energies, there is a basic difference that might be observed: A typical resting heart rate for a woman is 75 beats per minute and it would be faster, like 80, for a resting pregnant woman. So if the TCM doctor selects any woman over 79 BPM, would that net 80% correct choices? It might, depending on the variability. There may be considerable haggling over the pool having other conditions, their fitness, etc.

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Patients being disappeared from hospitals in US?

Posted by Anonymous on October 24, 2014

A Missouri medical professional disclosed on today’s episode of the Alex Jones Show that doctors he’s friends with at other hospitals have seen patients exhibiting … symptoms, such as extreme hemorrhagic bleeding, and that those patients were promptly ushered away to “God knows where.”

… Dr. James Lawrenzi, who holds a medical degree in Medicine and Biosciences, says it’s his duty to notify the public about the information he’s garnered behind the scenes.

The physician says he’s heard from other doctors that … patients have been “disappeared,” and that at least one patient has been witnessed “bleeding out of all of his orifices.”

A short transcript of Dr. Lawrenzi’s interview with Alex Jones follows:

“About four weeks ago, when Ebola started kicking off here in the US, and all of a sudden you started hearing about patients possibly having Ebola and hospitals beginning to test for it… Well a friend of mine that’s a resident at Truman Medical Center, which is where I did my residency at, called me and said, ‘Hey, we got a possible Ebola patient here and he’s bleeding out of all of his…,” Well, I’m not gonna use the language he used but, ‘He’s bleeding out of all of his orifices, he’s in septic shock, hypotensive, high fever, he was visiting Africa, or he was from Africa, and had recently been here in the Kansas City area.

“And they took care of him in the ICU [Intensive Care Unit]. Of course, there’s not a rapid test so they weren’t sure, but they ordered the test and… they moved him to the ICU and they put him in isolation, from what my friend had told me.

“The following day he called me back and, cause I told him let me know – I wanted to call your show. I wanted to let people know, ‘Hey we got a case here in Kansas City’ – Well he called me back the next day and said they ‘disappeared’ the patient.

“I said, ‘What do you mean they ‘disappeared’ him?’

“He said, ‘The patient’s gone.’

“They were told he left AMA which means ‘Against Medical Advice.’ But the guy was… he wouldn’t have been able to leave he was in that bad of a shape.

“I said I’ll look for a ‘John Doe,’ which is a name they use in hospitals in case somebody’s admitted that they don’t know who you are. And there was no ‘John Does’ in the hospital, so the patient disappeared.

“So, the following day they had a meeting with anybody that had contact with that patient and said that he did not have Ebola, he had malaria.

“All of a sudden, that’s when we heard that all these other cases in other cities… They were coming back and saying, ‘No, they didn’t have Ebola, they had malaria.’ It seemed like that’s what they were told to tell everybody.

“Well then we had a second patient at Research Medical Center that was rumored to have, because I have friends there too, and they called me and said we have a possible Ebola patient. That patient disappeared.

“There’s a patient recently a KU Medical Center, which is just across from the Kansas side, about 20 minutes from here. And that patient, I don’t know what the status of that patient is, but they came out and said that he didn’t have Ebola, he had typhoid.

“So something very, very strange is going on. And I wouldn’t have thought much about it, but this happened in other areas of the country, not only Kansas City. These patients are disappearing, they’re doing something with the patients and God knows where they’re going.”

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “bleeding out of every orifice,” as Dr. Lawrenzi described, is not a symptom of malaria:

“Symptoms of malaria include fever and flu-like illness, including shaking chills, headache, muscle aches, and tiredness. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea may also occur,” the CDC states.

Patients exhibiting typhoid fever symptoms, also according to the CDC, “feel weak, or have stomach pains, headache, or [experience] loss of appetite.” However, hemorrhagic bleeding does not appear to be a symptom of the bacterial disease.

Dr. Lawrenzi’s intel, which arrives straight from inside the medical industrial complex, mirrors statements made earlier this month by former Border Patrol Agent Zach Taylor and other sources, who confirmed that illegal aliens caught crossing the southern US border who were exhibiting any Ebola symptoms were being escorted away by teams of officials in Hazmat suits and vans.

“The agents are telling us that they’re seeing some people who are obviously sick, with shivering type illnesses, with possible dehydrating illnesses like diarrhea and vomiting,” said Taylor.

“Those people are disappearing, we don’t know what they have, where they’re going, where they’re taking them – surely they’re being quarantined somewhere we just don’t know where and even the agents don’t know what the diagnosis is of these illnesses,” Taylor said.

Given the preponderance of testimony disseminated from medical and government whistleblowers regarding possible Ebola cases evidently not being reported to the public, it’s entirely possible that more potential cases throughout the country exist, but are being kept under strict confidentiality – either to stave off public panic, or more nefariously, to allow the virus to spread.

Might be something else…but avoid hospitals if you can. And all bodily fluids of sick people. Get ready. Good luck.

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Man ‘flew’ past aircraft at 3,500 feet

Posted by Anonymous on October 21, 2014

Passengers on an airline over the north of England were baffled when a man ‘flew’ past their aircraft at 3,500 feet.

The Airbus 320 was over Macclesfield as it came in to land at Manchester Airport when people on board noticed something whiz past the left-hand side of the plane.

Pilots and passengers were mystified to see a ‘flying man’ shoot past the aircraft less than 100m away, with pilots saying nothing appeared on the radar and further checks failing to show any paragliders, parachutists or balloonists in the area.

‘They first sighted the object a few hundred metres in the 11 o’clock position 200 to 300ft above,’ said the Airprox Board, which deals with near-misses.

The mystery flying man has been dubbed the ‘Macclesfield Superman’ (Picture: Warner Bros)
‘It passed down the left-hand side of the aircraft at 100 to 200m.

‘The crew only saw it fleetingly, there was no time to take avoiding action and they based their assumptions on it being a person under a canopy. But neither can remember seeing a canopy.’

Despite the incident happening on 13 June, investigators have failed to yield any real results about the man, who has been dubbed the ‘Macclesfield Superman’.

‘It’s a complete and utter mystery,’ aviation expert Chris Yates told MailOnline.

Via mailonline

Flying suits are available … If you have the daring and the budget.

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