Friday, February 11, 2011

Breaking News Fri. Feb. 11, 2011

Mubarak Steps Down!

CNN: Cairo protesters erupt in celebration
RawStory: Swiss freeze possible Mubarak assets
ZeroHedge: Scenes from Egypt  (good pictures)

Just would like to say, congratulations to the Egyptian people.
Take good care of your new democracy.

Financial News
Guardian: IMF boss wants a new world currency
Dominique Strauss-Kahn calls for new currency to combat global economic instability
LifeInc: The kids are expensive 
FortuneMagazine: America's hottest export: Weapons - Defense industry's surprising partner in the race to arm the world? President Obama

Environmental News
HeraldSun: Giant locust swarms now serious threat to Australia’s crops
SalemNews: Gigantic Icelandic Volcano Could Plunge Europe Into Immediate Ice Age...
A plethora of scientists have come out in the past 12 months warning about the signs of an impending Ice Age.

DailyPost: Mystery as dead birds pile up on city street
BrazilWeirdNews: Brazil - Thousands of dead fish in the Pantanal

MSNBC: Dead Fish Wash Up At Sebastian Inlet State Park
State Wildlife Biologists Believe Lack Of Oxygen Killed Fish

KPLC: Hundreds of dead birds discovered in Lake Charles
AmericanDream: Yellowstone just took a DEEP BREATH

Could An Eruption Of The Yellowstone Super-volcano Destroy The United States As We Know It? 

Food and Water
PlanetGreen: 66 Things You Can Grow At Home: In Containers, Without a Garden
    From apples and figs to bananas and guavas -- and hops.
TreeHugger: Beyond Salads: Planting a Garden to Feed a Family
PoliticsofthePlate: The Santa Barbara Syndrome:
Why Don’t Residents of One of The Nation’s Biggest and Balmiest Agricultural Counties Buy Locally Grown Produce? Should you ever want to see firsthand how completely dysfunctional our modern food system is, I urge you to hop a flight to Santa Barbara, Calif.
BBC: World food prices at fresh high, says FAO
World food prices rose to a record high in January, according to the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO).
FarmWars: Food Bank Locator
Whether you need food assistance or are a producer willing to help others, here is a very handy tool for locating the nearest Feeding America Food Bank – where you can find out food pantry schedules and addresses as well as drop-off locations for food donations.
Police State, Big Brother, Surveillance
Detroit.CBSlocal: Ontario Woman Sues Over Strip-Search At Ambassador Bridge
(all because of some raspberries.)
PBS: Demonstrators in Iraq Demand End to Corruption, Prisoner Abuse

Science and Technology
RawStory: Group plans to beam free Internet across the globe from space
WashingtonPost: Documenting the 'digital age': Study charts huge growth in computing capacity

Other News
MediaMatters: FOX NEWS INSIDER: “Stuff Is Just Made Up”
NPR: Vermont Gov. Proposes Single-Payer Health Plan

The Forums
TinfoilPalace: Mubarak Steps Down!! 
TinfoilPalace: I actually made my first movie
TheOilAge: Millennials rising
TheOilAge: The boot for Hosni
Hubberts-Arms: Mubarek Steps Down!!
Hubberts-Arms: OMFG!!! IMF calls for dollar alternative
SilentCountry: Mubarak Has Stepped down
SilentCountry: Frost Quake -- Ever Heard of It?

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