BlacklistedNews: BBC Speechless As Trader Tells Truth: "The Collapse Is Coming...And Goldman Rules The World"
And here is one of those stories that I wasn't sure how to really classify. I'm not even sure if it is true but if it is...
anyway, check it out and do post comments on it if you have anything you'd like to say about it.
StratRisks: Dengue fever: CIA’s bio attack on Pak suspected
ISLAMABAD: Fears are growing in Pakistan that the spread of dengue fever also known as break-bone fever may have been caused by some kind of biological experiment or deliberate release of virus by foreign elements.
Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) representatives have called on security agencies to investigate fears of deliberate spread of dengue virus in Pakistan. According to a report, the PMA members and experts have demanded in-depth investigation over mysterious spread of Dengue virus in Punjab.
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WashingtonTimes: Youths of Fukushima wonder whether to stay or leave
NYT: Radioactivity in Japan Rice Raises Worries
Dvice: Post-Fukushima, radiation detecting smartphones come into vogue
Bloomberg: Fukushima Desolation Worst Since Nagasaki as Population Flees From Fallout
DailyBail: Anthony Bologna - ANONYMOUS Identifies NYPD Officer Who MACED Innocent Wall Street Protesters
CNNIReport: Police Violence at NYC Union Square Protest
Gothamist: Video: NYPD Uses Pepper Spray, Force On Wall Street Occupiers
CBSNews: Cuba: We want normalized U.S. relations
AmpedStatus: OccupyWallStreet 99% Movement Spreads Across America – Introducing OccupyTogether.org
MSNBC: Familiar refrain: Wall Street protest lacks leaders, clear message
CNN: Wall Street protests enter 11th day
MSNBC: Pakistanis tied to 2007 border ambush on Americans - Details of the attack indicate that US officials were aware of the sometimes duplicitous role
NPR: Security Expert: U.S. 'Leading Force' Behind Stuxnet
One year ago, German cybersecurity expert Ralph Langner announced that he had found a computer worm designed to sabotage a nuclear facility in Iran. It's called Stuxnet, and it was the most sophisticated worm Langner had ever seen.Atlantic: China and the Arab Spring - Atlantic national correspondent James Fallows discusses his September magazine story, "Arab Spring, Chinese Winter," on PBS's Charlie Rose:
Bloomberg:Muslim World Frays, UN Obsessed by Israel: Jeffrey Goldberg
NPR: In Egypt, Mubarak-Era Emergency Law To Stay
DailyBail: MUST SEE: Irish Protesters Rage Against The Banks - Beautiful Black & White Photo Essay
AlArabiya: Women Protest in Yemen
GlobalPublicSquare: America and Pakistan: A messy divorce?
UPI: U.S. Army cutting nearly 50,000 soldiers - The U.S. Army plans to reduce its number of soldiers by nearly 50,000 during a five-year span, a general said.
Here's Max Keiser's latest. He interviews Joe Weisenthal of Business Insider. We link to a lot of Business Insider's stories and this interview was very, very, enlightening. I think you all will find it interesting as well.
EuObserver: EU looking at trillions in shock-and-awe plan to end crisis
Spiegel: Share Traders More Reckless Than Psychopaths, Study Shows
Guardian: This economic collapse is a 'crisis of bigness' - Leopold Kohr warned 50 years ago that the gigantist global system would grow until it imploded. We should have listened
Bloomberg: El-Erian Sees Global Economy Slowing in 2012
ZeroHedge: Is It Virtually Impossible To Land A Job As "Jobs Hard To Get" Responses Hit 28 Year High
TPM: Super Committee Members Raked In $41M From Wall Street
Members of the deficit-reduction super committee have received a combined total of $41 million from the financial and real estate sectors during their time in Congress, according to a new report from Public Campaign and National People's Action.CalculatedRisk: New Home Sales decline slightly in August
The report also found that at least 27 current or former aides for members of the super committee have traveled through the revolving door between K Street and Capitol Hill and have lobbied on behalf of financial firms.
CNNMoney: (interactive map) Middle class income falls ... but not everywhere
Spiegel: German Central Bank Opposed to Merkel's Euro Course
TruthOut: Why Don't the Deficit Hawks Want to Tax Wall Street?
LAT: New home sales fell in August for 4th month
Reuters: UPDATE 1-Retailers warn euro crisis hitting consumers
BusinessInsider: Big Fire At A Foxconn Plant, But It Says There Will Be No Impact On Operations
Reuters: Cracking down on job-candidate credit checks
TheEconomist: Gloomier and gloomier
TheEconomist: You, too, can profit from collapse
Economix: Losing Faith in Government
The Baseline Scenario: Black Is White
Bernie Sanders: Offsetting disaster relief with spending cuts is ‘absolute hypocrisy’
CSMonitor: Government shutdown avoided after disaster relief vote - The Senate voted to fund the government through Nov. 18, after the latest stand-off between House Republicans and Democrats over disaster relief.
BusinessInsider: 9 Stunning Graphs From The Lost Decades
BusinessInsider: COKE CEO: The US Is So Screwed-Up Now That China Is A Much Better Place To Do Business
MyBudget360: The Big Change: Massive financial volatility and the occupation of Wall Street – when the middle class breaks protests will hit the financial streets. Poverty in the suburbs and rising food costs.
CSMonitor: Government shutdown averted: Why did Congress get this close?
The Republican determination not to increase the deficit – even for disaster funding – brought Congress within a week of a government shutdown. In the end, FEMA had enough money to get by.
ForeignPolicy: Pennies from Heaven - Is God to blame for the global market meltdown?
Good: Best Practices: Cascade Engineering Makes Welfare-to-Career a Reality
CNNMoney: Are we the next Japan?
TheEconomist: Laying the groundwork for the "big one"
MotherJones: Study: As Companies Spend More on Politics, They Disclose Less
Mish: Cash Crunch in China Picks Up Momentum; Chinese Economy "Teetering On the Edge"
TheTelegraph: IMF: 'we are in a precarious situation' over euro crisis - The executive committee of the International Monetary Fund vow that world leaders will take collective action to bolster the global economy and prevent the euro crisis from escalating.
CNNMoney: U.S. manufacturing slowdown: 4 cities at most risk - Last year was a good one for cities with manufacturing operations. Now those that gained the most stand to lose out as global demand for American-made goods slows down.
DetroitNews: Government shutdown averted; auto funds survive - Senate deal to keep fed government running; House OK expected
Peak oil and Energy News
EnergyBulletin: Peak oil review - September 26 by Tom Whipple
EnergyBulletin: The trouble with apocalypse
EnergyBulletin: A brief economic explanation of Peak Oil
A look at Richard Heinberg at HomeTheRealNews: Libyans Debate Who Will Benefit from their Oil
Cryptogon: Gold Eyes Biggest 3-Day Fall In 28 Years
EnvironmentalEconomics: Picture of the day
MSNBC: Typhoon kills 16 in Philippines, floods Manila - With gusts of up to 93 mph, Nesat also knocks out power across capital
StateLine: Debate over 'fracking' continues in shale-rich states
ExtinctionProtocol: The year of transoceanic cyclones- former Typhoon Roke lashes U.S./Canadian coastline
WashingtonPost: Washington Monument closed indefinitely
ExtinctionProtocol: Object falling from the sky reported source of Texas grass fire- Argentina reports similar incident
BBC: India floods situation worsens in UP, Bihar and Orissa - India floods situation worsens in UP, Bihar and Orissa
DesdemonaDespair: LSU confirms Gulf oil sheens are from BP Deepwater Horizon well
CNN: Unable to overcome jellyfish, Nyad will not attempt crossing again
With no way to counter toxic jellyfish that brought intense pain and partial paralysis during an attempted 103-mile ocean crossing from Cuba to Florida, endurance swimmer Diana Nyad said Monday that she will not make another attempt at the feat.PBS: News Wrap: Indian Monsoon Kills at Least 48
"I can't beat those guys. They're too much for me," Nyad said.
AlJazeera: Typhoon lashes eastern Philippines - Powerful storm unleashes floods, toppled power lines and trees and halted work in the capital Manila.
BusinessInsider: Here's The Terrifying Video From Inside The Washington Monument During The East Coast Earthquake
NYT: In North Dakota, Flames of Wasted Natural Gas Light the Prairie: Across western North Dakota, hundreds of fires rise above fields of wheat and sunflowers and bales of hay. At night, they illuminate the prairie skies like giant fireflies.
WSJ: Thousands Flee Typhoon in Philippines
GeoFon: GFZ Potsdam - Earthquake Bulletin: F-E Region: Crete, Greece
USGS: Magnitude 5.1 - CRETE, GREECE - 2011 September 27 12:08:21 UTC
ExtinctionProtocol: Earth blasted by one of the most intense geomagnetic storms seen in years
BBC: River Neath 'orange' cause identified
Officials have identified the source of pollution which has turned a stretch of the River Neath orange.
America in Decline
ZeroHedge: Here Comes FIATtackWatch: Ben "Big Brother" Bernanke Goes Watergate, Prepares To Eavesdrop On Everything Mentioning The Fed
Cryptogon: 49% of Americans Believe Federal Government “Poses an Immediate Threat to the Rights and Freedoms of Ordinary Citizens”
WSJ: Most Food Stamp Recipients Have No Earned Income - Some 70% of households that relied on food stamps last year had no earned income, a new report shows.
DesdemonaDespair: ‘Illusion of plenty’ masks collapse of two key Southern California fisheries
SHTFPlan: Federal Reserve Seeks Real-Time Monitoring of Social Networks, Bloggers, Forums, and “Influencers”
ActivistPost: Wisconsin: No Right to Produce or Eat Food
In scary legal news a Wisconsin judge had gone completely loopy declaring that citizens have no right to produce or eat the foods of their own choice.
NPR: Texas Turns Down Cook's Offer Of Free 'Last Meals'
Brian Price, who when he was an inmate in Texas worked in the prison kitchen and prepared 220 last meals, now runs a restaurant in East Texas. He's offered to prepare future last meals for free. "Taxpayers will be out nothing," he told The Associated Press. The state says thanks, but no thanks.
The state says thanks, but no thanks.
Food and Water
Desdemonadespair: Groundwater greed driving sea level rises
Grist: Graphic: Fast food is more expensive than homemade
AugustaChronicle: Georgia, South Carolina farmers thirst for rain as crops struggle
ABCNews: How to Cut Your Grocery Bills Without Cutting Coupons
TheTennessean: Food stamps become big business in TN - Flood of recipients attracts retailers
Science and Technology
ArchaeologyNewsNetwork: 800-year-old witch burial found in Italy
ScientificAmerican: Copping a Latitude: Genetics Supports Idea Cultural Interaction Was More East to West Than North to South
The finding supports a case made by Jared Diamond and others that migration along the same lines of latitude in Eurasia promoted the sharing of crops, animals and technology, but that wide variations in climate found in the New World's north-to-south orientation hindered cultural exchangesBusinessInsider:CERN's Faster Than Light Result Is Actually The Second In Four Years
TPM: Berkeley Brain Researchers Next Project: Movies of The Entire Visual System
PopSci:Space Weather Is Worsening; Could Mean Risk for Astronauts and Delay Manned Mars Missions
GizMag: New York's proposed subterranean garden
GizMag: Panasonic to unveil new helper robots
Slate: Technology Shock: Cell Phones, Internet Too Much for Released Inmate - It’s not easy for a longtime prison inmate to go from life behind bars to life on the streets. As anyone who has seen The Shawshank Redemption knows that. But this is a little extreme.
PopSci: Video: The Dead Sea Scrolls are Now Available for Your Online Perusal, Courtesy of Google
LunarMeteoriteHunters: Updated 27SEP2011 --NEOs Close Approach Prompts Green Meteor Alert
Medical and Health
M&C: 1.4 billion people at risk of rabies in South-East Asia
New Delhi - More than 1.4 billion people are at risk of rabies in South and South-East Asia, a region that accounts for nearly half of global deaths from the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday.WashingtonPost: Coffee cuts women’s depression risk
MSNBC: Health insurance costs soar 9 percent this year - Family plan premiums hit $15,073 on average; Single employee plans grew 8 percent to $5,429
TechReview: Why Doctors Don't Like Electronic Health Records - A physician argues that electronic patient records raise costs, decrease patient visits, and make poor communication tools.
M&C: Vietnam preschools close as hand, foot and mouth disease spreads
Atlantic: America's Great Dental Divide
There's seemingly no end to the economic, political, and cultural divides that separate Americans: Republican vs. Democrat, religious vs. secular, beer vs. wine drinkers, Starbucks vs. Dunkin’ Donuts, NPR vs. the NRA, NASCAR vs. World Cup Soccer. But data released this month by the Gallup Organization shows a stark new axis of socioeconomic cleavage: those who regularly go to the dentist, and those who do not.NPR: Washington State Raises Bar For Parents To Skip Kids' Vaccinations
TheChart: Sleep-deprived teens take more risks
TheChart: Vitamin B12 deficiency linked to memory problems
CNN: For older women, year following hip fracture can be especially deadly
Doomsteading, Gardening, Urban Farming
ModernSurvivalBlog: The Four Stages of Disaster
SHTFPlan: Off-Grid SHTF Survival: Ancient Technology for Refrigeration
CSMonitor: How to make cake pops (Sorry but I just had to post this!)
Time: Report: Cost of Cancer Is Becoming Unaffordable (Ya think?)
IndependentUK: Funk legend who lives in a camper van:
Sly Stone reveals how he ended up broke. Sly Stone, the pioneering musician behind some of the greatest funk hits of the 1960s and 1970s, has joined the Everyday People he once hymned. He is homeless and living out of a camper van parked on the mean streets of south-central Los Angeles.
NYT: Protesters Bare All Over a Proposed San Francisco Law
Perhaps it should not be a surprise that San Francisco does not have a law against being naked in public, nor that a small, unselfconscious segment of the city’s residents regularly exercise that right.Kunstler: Punked World
NPR: Shanghai Subway Crash Injures Hundreds
PBS: Russian President Medvedev and Prime Minister Putin announced plans to swap roles in 2012. What Will Medvedev-Putin Swap Mean for U.S.-Russia Relations?
Something interesting from Matt Cardin
DemonMuse: A Course in Demonic Creativity
UPI: Group urging Chris Christie to enter GOP race
CBSNews:Heckler calls Obama the Antichrist
RawReplay: Bachmann warns of Hezbollah ‘missile sites’ in Cuba
TinfoilPalace:Urban Survival daily dose of doomTinfoilPalace:Ben "Big Brother" Bernanke Goes Watergate, Prepares To Eavesdrop On Everything Mentioning The Fed
TheOilAge:Collapse of the Titans - Dmitry Orlov
TheOilAge:18,600 jobs offshored by corporations
Hubberts-Arms:Researchers confirm prion-like properties in ALS
Hubberts-Arms:Canadian cop tases kid in face
SilentCountry:Oil, Energy and other Commodity markets WATCH
SilentCountry:Stuff Falling from the Sky Department