Beware of Google’s Fake News

By Midas Letter (Reporter) Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Google would like us all to believe that, as a corporate citizen, it is above reproach and is genuinely interested in protecting the integrity of news information for its users. Nothing could be more misleading. Google consistently publishes fake news under its Google Newsservice, and furthermore publishes advertising in its news database in contravention of its own Terms of Use. That this practice is supported by Google itself in an effort to continue to publish advertising performance numbers to its shareholders is not surprising. But what is unconscionable is that they do so in rampant volumes without the slightest … Continue reading Beware of Google’s Fake News

The Face of Australia’s Surveillance: Malcolm Turnbull’s Facial Recognition Database

                                                         image edited by F. Kaskais By Dr. Binoy Kampmark Never miss an opportunity in the security business. A massacre in Las Vegas has sent its tremors through the establishments, and made its way across the Pacific into the corridors of Canberra and the Prime Minister’s office. Australia’s Malcolm Turnbull is very keen to make hay out of blood, and has suggested another broadening of the security state: the creation of a national facial recognition data … Continue reading The Face of Australia’s Surveillance: Malcolm Turnbull’s Facial Recognition Database

THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION: A WORLD AWAKENING

by Sahara Devi, Guest Waking Times  We are currently living in the most profoundly transformative time in the history of the Planet. Never mind the Industrial Revolution or even the advent of our current techno wonder-world: this is a time of Awakening Consciousness on a planetary level, and not one single being or location on the earth will remain untouched. Of course, you may not be remotely aware of this, as we each experience life depending upon where we put our attention — and right now there is a reality show of international proportions grabbing the spotlight from nightly news to social … Continue reading THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION: A WORLD AWAKENING

The Plain White Tee and All the Other Items That Have Defined Men’s Fashion

A new MoMA exhibition finds meaning in the ways men have dressed themselves over the decades by Tierney Finster Paola Antonelli believes no history of design is complete without the history of fashion. After many years of keeping a private list she called “garments that changed the world” tucked away in a drawer at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, where she currently holds the position of senior curator for architecture and design, Antonelli’s brainchild Items: Is Fashion Modern? just opened, making it MoMA’s first fashion exhibition in more than 70 years. Drawing inspiration from Antonelli’s original list, as well as a similar 1944 … Continue reading The Plain White Tee and All the Other Items That Have Defined Men’s Fashion

Scientists Discover New, Unexpected Way Fukushima Is Polluting the Ocean

(Natalie Renier, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) By Tara MacIsaac, Epoch Times Virginie Sanial, a scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, samples groundwater beneath beaches in Japan. Virginie and her team found contaminated sands are releasing radionuclides into the ocean. (Matt Charette/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) Radioactive cesium from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has been flowing into the ocean since an earthquake and tsunami caused a meltdown of its three reactors in 2011. Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts and Japan’s Kanazawa University have discovered a new way cesium is traveling from the power plant site into the ocean and to groundwater miles … Continue reading Scientists Discover New, Unexpected Way Fukushima Is Polluting the Ocean

Google and Facebook Failed Us

People wait in a medical staging area after Sunday night’s mass shooting The world’s most powerful information gatekeepers neglected their duties in Las Vegas. Again. by ALEXIS C. MADRIGAL In the crucial early hours after the Las Vegas mass shooting, it happened again: Hoaxes, completely unverified rumors, failed witch hunts, and blatant falsehoods spread across the internet. But they did not do so by themselves: They used the infrastructure that Google and Facebook and YouTube have built to achieve wide distribution. These companies are the most powerful information gatekeepers that the world has ever known, and yet they refuse to … Continue reading Google and Facebook Failed Us

A TAOIST MASTER EXPLAINS THE SOURCE OF PROBLEMS IN THE WORLD TODAY

by Dylan Charles, Editor Waking Times Searching for the roots of today’s problems, and for realistic solutions, can be a wild goose chase. It seems most everyone is pressing an opinion or pushing an agenda, always outwardly, always blaming some other group for the chaos and suffering in our world, which never lets up. The division and frustration breeds more division and frustration, and we drift ever further from harmonious, peaceful living. So why does the world keep getting crazier and more confusing? And what can individuals do to best navigate these times in order to live a meaningful and contended life, … Continue reading A TAOIST MASTER EXPLAINS THE SOURCE OF PROBLEMS IN THE WORLD TODAY