Silent Epidemic; The Untold Story of Vaccines Movie dire

 

Worth a watch and a share. In the first 8 minutes or so, there is a picture of a child after his second round of MMR covered in giant red spots. I thought to myself, “My God! I would feel like the most horrible parent for allowing the vaccine be given to my child as I watch them suffer miserably”. The story then concluded that the child cleared up from the fever and rash so much so that they gave another round of it 6 months later, and watched their child disappear into the “spectrum” forever.

 

 

 

Seeds of Death: Unveiling The Lies of GMO’s [Documentary]

The world’s leading Scientists, Physicians, Attorneys, Politicians and Environmental Activists expose the corruption and dangers surrounding the widespread use of Genetically Modified Organisms in the new feature length documentary, “Seeds of Death: Unveiling the Lies of GMOs”.

Senior Executive Producer / Writer / Director: Gary Null PhD
Executive Producer/Writer/Co-Director: Richard Polonetsky
Producers: Paola Bossola, Richard Gale, James Spruill, Patrick Thompson, Valerie Van Cleve
Editors: James Spruill, Patrick Thompson, Richie Williamson, Nick Palm
Music: Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), Armando Guarnera
Graphics: Jay Graygor

 

Fox Village is home to 200 playful wild foxes

 

By Rebecca Daum

Located in the mountains near Shiroishi, there is a ‘village’ that is filled with over 100 animals and 6 different types of foxes. This ‘Fox Village’ is one of the best places in Japan to go and see foxes. The foxes freely roam a preserve which visitors can enter. Foxes are popular creatures in Japanese folktales and lore, and many of us may be interested in the history and culture behind these foxes. However, the main reason to visit Fox Village is that they are just so darn cute.

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I visited Fox Village. It sounded like an interesting place, but I didn’t know how many foxes there would be. After visiting, I can say that I definitely was not disappointed.

When you enter and pay the admission fee, you can also buy some food for the foxes for 100 yen. There are several rules about when and how to feed the foxes. You can’t feed the foxes inside the cages, and you should throw the food instead of feeding the foxes by hand. The staff will explain the rules to you in Japanese, and they have a sign with pictures and red Xs to help you understand.

The first part of Fox Village is more like a petting zoo. There are a few foxes, either in cages or with a collar and leash. There are also some bunnies that you can pet and hold, as well as miniature horses and some goats. This part of the village alone was enjoyable. You can pet the animals and take pictures with them. However, at some point I started to wonder: “Is this all?” The answer is “No, this is not all”.

The main part of fox village is through a door. This area is open, and the foxes can walk around the entire area freely. There are lots of trees and bushes, and you can feel like you are actually out in the wilderness. Most of the foxes are out here, of all varieties and colors. Some will scamper up to you with curiosity, and others will run away. Many of the foxes are sleeping or resting, which is, of course, also very cute. After feeding some of the foxes, they might follow you around for a while, hoping for more. You can get really close to the foxes. However, they are wild animals. I would not advise trying to touch them because they may bite at you. Some of them are obviously unfriendly and will shy away from you. There was little to no supervision from employees in this area, so be very cautious.

The preserve has structures and little houses for the foxes, and there is a shrine with statues and a torii too. The area is beautiful and fun to walk around in. The Miyagi Zao mountains are also beautiful and scenic. Fox Village is near the town of Shiroishi, which you can take a local or bullet train to get to. However, Fox Village is a 20-30 minute drive into the mountains from Shiroishi Station. You will need a car or a taxi. The drive to Fox Village is also very scenic and enjoyable, especially when you can see the autumn leaves. Currently, admission is 700 yen for adults, and 400 yen for children. However, the prices will be raised in April 2014 to 1000 yen for adults and free for elementary school aged children and younger. Fox Village also has a small gift shop and food shop.

My trip to Fox Village was very fun and pleasurable. It was something different, an experience I couldn’t get anywhere else. If you like foxes, nature, or cute things, I highly recommend making a visit.

 

The Only Vehicle You Need During the Apocalypse – The Global XRS 6×6 Expedition

18-ton trucks are not famous for their maneuverability. That’s why Action Mobil equipped the XRS 7200 with a rear hydraulically-controlled motorcycle lift.

This large expedition vehicle combines six driven wheels of off-road fury with a luxuriously appointed living pod that has the look of a chic city apartment. It brings comfort and style to the farthest stretches of desert, highest reaches of mountains and deepest sections of jungle. And it costs several times the average stationary home.

Action Mobil designs some of the world’s most extreme all-terrain expedition vehicles out of its headquarters in the Austrian Alps. The company got started more than 35 years ago when founders Stefanie and Otfried Reitz, then advertising executives, were looking for a vehicle to travel in through Africa for a fashion photo shoot. They needed something rugged enough to navigate to photogenic backdrops of the veld but comfortable enough to keep fashion models prettied, smiling and camera-ready. Finding nothing suitable on the market, they developed their own, realizing along the way that there was a real market for such a design.

Fast forward to 2014 and the Global XRS 7200, a highlight of the recent Düsseldorf Caravan Salon. The large expedition vehicle has a grumbling 720-hp engine cranking its six wheels – that’s more than double the horsepower of the aforementioned XV-LTS or Zetros. A central tire inflation system ensures that the tires are at the right pressure to effectively put all that power to use over the variable terrain below. Action Mobil’s “Arctic Kit” keeps the truck running smoothly in cold weather.

The 18-ton 7200 is built atop a MAN chassis and measures 31.8 x 8.1 x 12.4 ft (L x W x H, 9.7 x 2.47 x 3.79 m), with its camper body occupying 23.6 feet (7.2 m) of that overall length. The all-terrain rover has dual 400-L (105.7-gal) diesel tanks toward the center of its wheelbase and 140-L (37-gal) black water and 250-L (66-gal) gray water tanks just forward of the fuel supply. Fresh water comes from the onboard 720-liter (190-gal) supply.

Since an 18-ton truck-camper really limits one’s maneuvering capabilities, Action Mobil offers a rear motorcycle lift. The hydraulically controlled rack lowers down to drop a much more nimble, two-wheeled form of transportation into the driver’s hands.

As impressive as the ultra-rugged exterior is, the spacious, climate-controlled interior is arguably even more impressive due to a cozy, elegant look with rich, grained paneling; stone flooring, counters and tabletops; LED lighting and metal trim. The central kitchen area cooks up meals on its Gaggenau induction cooktop and steam oven. Food can be found in the single or dual 175-L (46.2-gal) refrigerators and single 150-L (39.6.-gal) freezer, all custom-insulated by Action Mobil. A Miele washer-dryer unit keeps the family’s clothes fresh on extended journeys.

Like virtually every other camper and RV out there, the Global XRS 7200 has a convertible dinette set that doubles as a bed. The design includes expanded sitting, eating and sleeping space via a second, smaller convertible dinette just forward of the rear, two-berth master suite.

Just behind the Alcantara-trimmed driver’s cab, which accesses the camper by way of pass-through door, the bathroom houses a soft-closing bidet toilet, sink and shower. The remainder of the interior fills out with a generous amount of closet, cabinet and drawer space.

When you’re spending days, weeks or months traveling on and off the grid, keeping entertained can be a real concern. The Global XRS 7200 covers its occupants with a 40-in HD TV, Apple TV media streamer, Bose audio system and multi-TB hard drive for storing multimedia content. It is also equipped with a satellite internet connection and wireless local area network.

A 720Ah lithium-ion battery bank with 5,000-watt inverter keeps all electrical equipment up and running. The batteries are charged off the engine during driving, and a 1,440-watt roof-mounted solar array takes over when the 7200 is camped out.

Action Mobil does not list pricing information for its custom made expedition vehicles on its website, nor on the XRS 7200 information packet it sent us. The price was quoted at €850,000 (US$1.1 million) on a Caravan Salon video presentation, and we’re sure it could quickly rise up over €1 million depending upon the equipment and options selected by the particular buyer.

The 7200 may look like an absolute monster to those not used to seeing expedition vehicles, but at Action Mobil it’s just another model in a deep line of big, burly all-terrain motor homes – and not the largest model, either. The company describes its eight-wheeled Desert Challenger as the largest motor home in the world. In addition to around a dozen two-, three- and four-axle expedition models, it offers custom designs for specialized applications.

If viewing our Global XRS 7200 photo gallery makes you wonder what Action Mobil vehicles look like in the wild, be sure to visit the “world gallery” on its website. It has some great shots of expeditions around the globe, all neatly organized on a world map.

Source: Action Mobil

 

 

 

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This animated map shows how religion spread across the world

 

Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. Over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and had a profound influence on the trajectory of the human race. Through countless conflicts, conquests, missions abroad, and simple word of mouth, these religions spread around the globe and forever molded the huge geographic regions in their paths.

 

 

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

 

What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be a better way. As he shares in this deeply personal talk, his questions took him around the world, and unearthed some surprising and hopeful ways of thinking about an age-old problem.

The Sealand Skull – Remains of an extraterrestrial being?

The Sealand Skull, according to individuals who have examined it,could have well belonged to an extraterrestrial being. The Sealand skull does not match any known species on planet Earth.

It is one of the most controversial artifacts discovered in recent years. The Sealand Skull has raised numerous questions that science cannot find an answer to. Strangely, few researchers have shown interest in analyzing the mysterious artifact, perhaps because they are afraid what they might find out, something that could change the way we look at human origins and our entire history.

The Sealand skull was discovered in 2007 in Olstykke, Denmark by workers who were replacing sewer pipes. Until recently, nobody seemed interested in this finding. It was in 2010 that the skull was first examined at the College of Veterinary Medicine in Denmark. The researchers concluded that they were not able to solve the mystery nor provide anything that would explain to what being it belonged.

“Although it resembles a mammal, certain characteristics make it impossible to fit into the Linnaean Taxonomy” scientists said.

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At first it was assumed that the skull belonged to a horse, but further examination revealed that was not the case. Since researchers were unable to provide further details and the question regarding the Sealand Skull were many, the skull was sent to the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen. Carbon dating revealed that this mysterious being lived between 1200 and 1280 BC.

Later excavations at the site where the Sealand skull was discovered showed nothing of interest as researchers were unable to find anything that connected the Sealand Skull to other objects from the area.

When compared to a normal human skull, the Sealand skull has several differences. For example, the eye sockets of the skull of Sealand are not only quite large, but are also much deeper and more rounded. The eyes sockets of the Sealand skull seem to extend further to the sides whereas in a human skull eyes are more centered. The nostril of the Sealand skull is very small and the chin is very narrow. The Sealand skull is larger than the size of a male Homo Sapiens. The ye sockets are very large, and the smooth surface seems to indicate that this being was adapted to colder weather. The relative eye size suggests it was a nocturnal creature with giant eyes.

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There are numerous mysteries surrounding the Sealand Skull and the region where it was discovered.

It is interesting to note that residents in Olstykke and nearby villages, since ancient times, have talked about a local group called l’Ordre Lux Pegasus (the Pegasus Order of Light), whose true purpose is a mystery, the Orders mission is believed to be that of protecting various elements – among them a mysterious cranium and several devices made of extremely lightweight and unbreakable metals.

The images are really interesting and prove just how unusual the skull of Sealand really is. Even though the skull is similar to a human skull, there are still several differences that make it very unique. More researches are leading towards the possibility that the Sealenad skull belonged to an extraterrestrial being that lived on Earth. Other researchers suggest that it belonged to a lost and forgotten species of ancient humans, who were very different when compared to modern humans.

Researchers have very limited knowledge about our past, and with discoveries like this, the past is blurred, more than ever.

German study: More than 24,500 chemicals found in bottled water

Bottled water has become a bit of a trend – specific brands with unique shapes that tell the world a little something about you. While your bottle of water might make you appear to be a purveyor of optimal hydration, it is also a red flag that you may be exposing your body to an onslaught of chemicals.

In a recent study by German researchers, nearly 25,000 chemicals were found lurking in a single bottle of water. Many of these chemicals mimic the effects of potent pharmaceuticals inside your body, according to the study published in the journal PLoS One.

The study was broken into two parts. For the initial portion, the researchers tested 18 samples of various commercially sold water bottles from around the globe. Through chemical analyses, they tested the water to determine if it interfered with the body’s estrogen and androgen receptors. Tap water was tested as well, for comparison. The researchers were shocked to learn that most of the bottled waters revealed interference with both kinds of hormone receptors; amounts as little as 0.1 ounces inhibited estrogenic activity by 60 percent and androgenic activity by 90 percent. The tap water, on the other hand, showed no activity on either form of receptor.

During the second part of the study, the scientists sought to pinpoint which chemicals were the cause of reproductive hormonal interferences. Using other forms of detection to isolate the various chemicals, the researchers found more than 24,500 different chemicals in the bottled waters – including two classes of chemicals, maleates and fumarates, which are known potent endocrine disruptors (hormonally active chemicals). Maleates and fumarates are utilized to manufacture plastic resins, which are used to make water bottles, and they may also appear as contaminants of other plastic chemicals.

Despite these alarming results, you don’t have to fear for your life, if you have been toting bottled waters around for years. Good hydration is important, and sometimes, there aren’t other options. As a healthy adult, the occasional sip from the “toxic fountain” of bottled water won’t kill you. However, small children, women of child-bearing age, and pregnant women are at greater risk of poor outcomes when exposed to these chemicals. Effects can include stunted growth, early puberty, premature birth, infertility and early menopause – just to name a few. The remaining population should still exercise caution, as more and more research is discovering that these chemical can also trigger diabetes, heart disease and certain types of cancer.

Instead, make it a habit to carry a refillable water bottle. Many cities and states are beginning to convert water fountains to more easily accommodate refilling your water bottle. This began as an effort to protect the environment, but following this study, it would appear the benefits are dual fold. Earlier this year the FDA banned bisphenol-A (BPA), a common chemical used to make plastic bottles and linings of cans, from some food-related plastics. The ban also included baby bottles and sippy cups, though manufacturers say they had already eliminated the chemical in their products. It would seem, however, BPA isn’t the only problem when it comes to chemicals leaking into the food supply.

Take control of your health. Invest in a reusable water bottle. Choosing bottles made of nontoxic glass or stainless steel are highly recommended to ensure your health and safety. Many manufacturers have begun making glass bottles covered by a rubber cover to prevent breakage and simplify your commitment to health. And, of course there is one more benefit – by choosing to carry a refillable water bottle, you avoid that $2 plus charge every time you’re thirsty.

Want to keep warm? Wear SILVER

Want to keep warm? Wear SILVER: Cotton coated with microscopic metal wires traps 80% of body heat – and can even be used like an electric blanket. Scientists are already working on another coating to keep clothes and their wearers cool in hot temperatures.

Prototype cotton fabric is coated in silver nanowires to trap body heat
It’s as effective as a thick fleece, trapping 80% of heat
Material uses silver because it reflects infrared radiation back to the body
A small electric charge can be applied so it works like an electric blanket
Experts from Stanford University say the cloth’s breathable and lightweight
It was developed to save energy produced by central heating

By SARAH GRIFFITHS FOR MAILONLINE

Wearing clothes made from cloth covered with tiny silver wires may reduce your heating bills in the future.

This is because scientists have found that a new material made of cotton coated in silver nanowires, effectively traps heat inside a person’s clothing, to keep the wearer cosy.

The say it is also breathable and lightweight, making it comfortable to wear.

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Scientists have found that a new material made of cotton coated in silver nanowires, effectively traps heat inside a person’s clothing, to keep the wearer cosy. These images show the wires under the microscope at different magnifications, which because they are closely packed together, form a conductive network

Scientists from Stanford University in California developed the prototype material using silver because it reflects infrared radiation back towards the body, Popular Science reported.

In order to make the metallic material comfortable to wear, they dipped cotton into a solution of silver nanowires that can sit on top of everyday clothing, according to the study published in Nano Letters.

They created a fabric that’s able to trap 80 per cent of body heat.

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The fabric is able to trap 80 per cent of body heat, because the tiny silver wires reflect infrared radiation back towards the body (shown in a diagram on the left). A piece of the new cloth was cut out in an ‘S’ shape and placed in the palm (top right). Using heat-sensitive camera, the researchers showed it is able to block all uman-radiated IR, keeping the heat inside so that the S-shape looks blue (bottom right)

It is as efficient as a bulky fleece when worn like a normal piece of clothing, emitting infrared radiation emitted by a wearer, back to their body.

But the clothes could be plugged into a computer, for example, to keep wearers even warmer.

The idea is that a small amount of electricity could effectively turn a jacket into an electric blanket.

Extra heat can be generated by harnessing the movement of electricity across the fabric.

And because the cloth is thin and breathable, it could one day replace bulky outdoor ski coats.

The researchers say that the clothes could also be worn indoors to negate the need for heating.

While it’s easy to imagine that cloth made from silver may be expensive, the researchers claim the total cost of silver needed to make a complete body suit would only cost $1 (66p).

The researchers claim that wearing such clothes could save a person $200 a year in heating costs, or save enough energy to power 1,000 light bulbs for 10 hours.

The cloth is not yet on sale and requires more testing, but the scientists are already working on another coating to keep clothes and their wearers cool in hot temperatures.

CURRENT USES OF NANOPARTICLES IN CLOTHES

Tiny antibacterial particles from silver are woven into the fabric of some socks to kill bacteria that makes them smell.

The silver in the particles doesn’t kill bacteria by touching it, but instead produces soluble ions that reduce the pong.

Studies concluded that some of the particles come out in the wash, with some of them warning that when the toxic metal dissolves in water and releases silver ions, it can enter the food chain, poisoning small creatures.

However, others have said silver nanoparticles don’t harm humans or the environment.

Research published in 2012 warned that bacteria may become resistant to silver if used in lots of everyday situations, which could have important implications, because the metal is used as an anti-bacterial in healthcare.

Silver is also rare and it’s estimated that global resources could run out in as little as 30 years.