Daily Archives: December 9, 2012

Portion Sizes in Restaurants Quadruple Since 1950s

It seems that while obesity rates have risen over the decades, so have portion sizes – not a particularly surprising connection. In fact, an incredibly alarming infographic helps to show that not only have meal sizes increased in size over the decades, but restaurant portion sizes have quadrupled since the 1950′s. Portion Sizes Grow 4


Health Benefits of Thyme: Medicinal Uses of a Favorite Herb

The aromatic thyme (Thymus Vulgaris) plant is a perennial and woody shrub harnessing square stems and attractive flowers. A member of the mint family, thyme is an herb that originates in the Mediterranean basin and has a number of varieties, each with its own distinctive oil composition. Thyme is a powerful herb, popular in aromatherapy


Toxic Amounts of Aluminium Found In Infant Formulas

Although the unacceptably excessive presence of aluminium in infant formulas has been scientifically documented and proven since the late 1990s and the manufacturing companies are sufficiently warned and very well aware of the health problems it causes, it looks like commercial infant formulas still contain too much of this neurotoxic element. Milk substitutes are sophisticated


Leaked North Korean Documentary Exposes Western Propaganda (VIDEO)

Full Documentary Below… Sabine is a YouTube user who, during a visit to family living in South Korea in April of this year, was given a DVD by a man and a woman claiming to be North Korean “defectors”, and was asked to translate the film so it could be posted on the internet and


TSA Seeks Permission to Conduct “Security Assessments” on Highways

The TSA is seeking permission from the Office of Management and Budget to conduct “security assessments” on highways as well as at 140 other public transportation hubs, including bus depots and train stations. The request was buried amidst a deluge of jargon and published in the Federal Register on November 30. If approved, it would


Bradley Manning: A Window Into The American Soul

Liberty consists of government being ruled by law and citizens having control over law. This was the way our founding fathers set up the US Constitution. It is the Constitution that defines the United States. Every member of the government and the armed forces swears allegiance to the Constitution – not to the government or


Arrest of Activist Artist Protesting Drones Highlights NYPD Surveillance Program

New York is now widely regarded as the pinnacle of the police state. The full-spectrum surveillance grid in place supposedly utilizes biometrics and a city-wide camera system that supplies real-time data to law enforcement. A physical militarized presence gives parts of the city the feel of an armed encampment consisting of 35,000 uniformed officers and


Iran Captures Another US Drone (VIDEOS)

Almost a year to the day when Iran shocked the world by downing an advanced U.S. drone over its airspace, Iran announced the capture of another U.S. drone. This drone, a Boeing ScanEagle, was captured “in the last few days” over Iranian territory by the naval unit of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, according to


Obama Gives OK For Black Box Data Recorders to Be Installed in All Cars (VIDEO)

With complete disregard for driver privacy, the Obama administration gave their consent to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to mandate black box event data recorders (EDR) be installed in all new cars in the US. The NHTSA says that by September 2014 all car and light trucks will be equipped with EDRs that will


‘Stellar Wind’ Whistleblower Reveals More About NSA Domestic Spying

Former top NSA mathematician and code breaker, William Binney, has gone on record to publicly reveal the scope of a top-secret surveillance program called Stellar Wind which led to his resignation in 2001. It is a program that has directly targeted everyday Americans following 9/11. Binney has endured harassment by his own government, as many


Super Food: Spirulina Benefits & Information

Spirulina is a simple one-celled microscopic blue-green algae with the scientific name Arthrospira platensis. Under a microscope, spirulina appears as long, thin, blue-green spiral threads. The odor and taste of spirulina is similar to seaweed. Spirulina can be found in many freshwater environments, including ponds, lakes, and rivers. It thrives best under pesticide-free conditions with


Fracking Linked to More Tremors, Sinkholes than Media Wants to Admit (VIDEO)

It’s becoming increasingly difficult for the media to pretend that fracking is the diet of choice for our voracious appetite for energy. The controversial practice of injecting water, sand, and other materials into fissures to exploit natural gas is known to cause earthquakes, contaminate water and therefore lead to human and animal illnesses, and even


Leaked: Big Pharma Bought Human Guinea Pigs From Stasi East Germany

Big Pharma has been caught time and time again testing experimental drugs on unwilling patients behind the scenes, but newly-leaked documents have unveiled what may be one of the largest and most disturbing cases of Big Pharma’s human guinea pig operation to ever surface. With dozens of unknowing innocents killed through severe side effects from


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