Sunday, January 16, 2011

Breaking News Sun. Jan. 16, 2011

Modern Marvels - Surveillance Tech (2004)
If they could do this in 2004, just think what they can do now.
Financial News
BusinessInsider: Here's Your 60-Second Version Of The 2011 Barron's Roundtable

Peak oil and Energy News
CharlesHughSmith: The Bicycle Is a Mighty Machine (and Metaphor)
ClimateProgress: Fearing high gas prices, Sean Hannity proposes re-invading Iraq and Kuwait to “take all their oil”
Reuters: Iran joins Venezuela, Libya to say no harm in $100 oil
(Reuters) - OPEC's leading oil price hawk Iran joined Venezuela and Libya on Sunday to say it saw no need for the cartel to consider raising crude supplies to rein in crude prices now near $100 a barrel.
EnergyAndCapital: Weekend: So Long, and Thanks for All the Oil

War, Conflict and Terrorism
NYT: So Stuxnet was a joint US-Israeli op, it seems.
Israel Tests on Worm Called Crucial in Iran Nuclear Delay

Environmental News
MSNBC: Brazil flood survivors left to fend for themselves
UniverseToday: Spectacular Eruptions of Mt. Etna in Sicily from Space and Earth
HeraldSun: Charlotte Bull, 22, captured on video the terrifying moments when freak flood hit her parents' home at Postmans Ridge
ClimateProgress: Masters on Brazilian floods:
Brazil’s deadliest natural disaster in history The role of near-record sea surface temperatures 

Police State, Big Brother and Surveillance
Reuters: Utah city may use blimp as anti-crime spy in the sky
(Reuters) - A proposed unmanned floating airship surveillance system is being hailed by city officials in Ogden, Utah as one way to fight crime in its neighborhoods.

truthout: What Does WikiLeaks Have on Bank of America?
MSNBC: Swiss banker vows to hand secrets to WikiLeaks
Reuters: Iran searching for nuclear bomb materials: cables
Aftenposten said that according to the cables, obtained by WikiLeaks, more than 350 Iranian companies and organizations were involved in the pursuit of nuclear and missile technology between 2006 and 2010

Medical and Health
DailyKos: Idaho pharmacist OK with woman bleeding to death
NewScientist: South Sudan's votes could kill an ancient disease 
Guardian: Health chiefs issue stark warning over damaging effect of NHS reforms
NewScientist: Humpty Dumpty chromosomes fast-track cancer

Other News
TheWashingtonIndependent: Conservative leaders: Iowa Supreme Court justices are ‘immoral,’ ‘enemies of God’

Hope you enjoy this abbreviated Sunday Breaking News!
Be Safe! It's gettin' crazy out there!

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