The Street Gangs More Vicious Than ISIS

Jose Cabezas /Reuters by Christopher Dickey El Salvador has been brought to its knees by gang violence, and the groups have infiltrated the U.S., too. One of El Salvador’s former guerrilla leaders, who years ago traded olive drab for Irish tweeds and took up residence at Oxford University, can tell you exactly why his homeland is being torn apart right now by gang violence. He can also tell you what that means to those of us who live under the delusion that the carnage in the streets of San Salvador this month—expected to get much worse this weekend—is not just a … Continue reading The Street Gangs More Vicious Than ISIS

Key Strategies in Overcoming Depression Naturally

by Dr. Mercola, Waking Times How Depression Affects Your Brain Structure… That depression can take a toll on your physical health is pretty well-recognized. Recent research has also found that it can actually cause changes in your brain. Specifically, recurring depressive episodes reduce the size of your hippocampus — an area of your brain involved in forming emotions and memory — stressing the importance of early intervention, especially among teenagers. Your memory isn’t only restricted to remembering dates and passwords; it also plays an important role in developing and maintaining your sense of self. When your hippocampus shrinks, it’s not just your … Continue reading Key Strategies in Overcoming Depression Naturally

Big Food Wants You to Believe These 7 Products Are Healthy

They’re not—and their supposed benefits are readily available in actual food. By Larry Schwartz Science has come a long way toward identifying what kills us, but we are still a longer way from knowing what keeps us going. It is in the murky gray areas that charlatans lurk, peddling snake oil remedies they promise will perform miracles. And those charlatans aren’t necessarily shady, bewhiskered characters. More often they are huge corporations with the appearance of respectability, who convince millions of people that their products work. Scarcely a moment goes by when we aren’t being bombarded with messages from television, the Internet, … Continue reading Big Food Wants You to Believe These 7 Products Are Healthy

Hackers Claim John McCain Knew ISIS Execution Videos Were Staged

The video they released… By Tyler Durden GR editorial note. We have been unable to fully verify and corroborate the report presented in this article by Cyber Berkut. There are howver several media reports which suggest that the ISIS executions are staged. In a rather stunning note, CyberBerkut, a Ukrainian group of hackers, claims to have hacked John McCain’s laptop while he was in the Ukraine, and as Techworm reports, what they have released from his June visit appears to be a fully staged production of an ISIS execution video… As Techworm reports, according to the hackers, they broke into the laptop of one … Continue reading Hackers Claim John McCain Knew ISIS Execution Videos Were Staged

Ad for The Hypnotic Bar Experiment Causes People To Hallucinate Instantly

by Disinformation  A new ad causes people to hallucinate simply by staring at it. Playing the video full screen will usually cause visual hallucinations that last around 10 seconds then go away. (Do not watch if you have epilepsy or are prone to seizures.) The ad promotes  a new kind of live event that is perhaps even more bizarre – The Hypnotic Bar, a lounge where people reach altered states of consciousness without drugs or alcohol. “The Hypnotic Bar is an experiment attempting to prove that altered states are ultimately all in the mind. Your brain is making you high, … Continue reading Ad for The Hypnotic Bar Experiment Causes People To Hallucinate Instantly

Shanghai Tower: Can skyscrapers ever be sustainable?

BY DESCRIER STAFF China’s Shanghai Tower claims to be the world’s greenest skyscraper, but can the buildings that dominate city skylines around the globe ever really be green? The Shanghai Tower, which is due for completion in the coming months, is the tallest structure of any kind in China, and at 632m is the second tallest building in the world after the 828m-tall Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Those behind the £1.5 billion project designed the structure to be a sign of Shanghai’s future, demonstrating not just China’s increasing economic might, but also their aspiration to transform Shanghai into a futuristic … Continue reading Shanghai Tower: Can skyscrapers ever be sustainable?