By Mike Adams Now we come to the end game for humanity. This is it, folks: They have a plan to collapse global food production, kill off over 90% of the human race, devastate natural ecosystems and pollute the Earth’s atmosphere… and it’s all being sold to you under the banner of “environmentalism.” The scheme is called “global dimming,” and it’s a dangerous geoengineering plot to spray billions of tons of smog into the atmosphere so that pollution levels would block sunlight and halt global warming. This is literally what the mad environmental scientists are now proposing — the very same … Continue reading TERRAFORMING has begun: “Global dimming” is a plot to EXTERMINATE humanity by terraforming the atmosphere with SMOG pollution, killing Earth’s food crops and unleashing ecological collapse
image edited by Fernando Kaskais by Tyler Durden Everywhere you look, concerns are mounting about internet privacy. Although giving up your data was once an afterthought when gaining access to the newest internet services such as Facebook and Uber, as Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins notes, many people have had their perspective altered by various recent scandals, billions of dollars of cybertheft, and a growing discomfort around how their personal data may be used in the future. More people want to opt out of this data collection, but aside from disconnecting entirely or taking ludicrous measures to safeguard information, there aren’t many great options … Continue reading How to Be Invisible on the Internet
image edited by Fernando Kaskais How South Beach, Miami, could look if temperatures rise by 2C. Photograph: Nickolay Lamm/Courtesy of Climate Central/sealevel.climatecentral.org As the UN sits down for its annual climate conference this week, many experts believe we have passed the point of no return by Robin McKie On Sunday morning hundreds of politicians, government officials and scientists will gather in the grandeur of the International Congress Centre in Katowice, Poland. It will be a familiar experience for many. For 24 years the annual UN climate conference has served up a reliable diet of rhetoric, backroom talks and dramatic last-minute deals … Continue reading Portrait of a planet on the verge of climate catastrophe
How the biggest farming practice you’ve never heard of is changing your food. BY MIRANDA HART Driving down a grid road in central Saskatchewan, a machine that looks like a giant insect approaches me in a cloud of dust. The cab, hanging 8 feet above the road, is suspended by tires at least 6 feet tall, with wing-like appendages folded along each side. Should I drive around it or under it? It is harvest season, and the high-clearance sprayer is on its way to desiccate a field. Desiccation may be the most widespread farming practice you’ve never heard of. Farmers … Continue reading Herbicide Is What’s for Dinner
A motorcyclist and his son ride through haze as fire burns peatland and fields in South Sumatra, Indonesia, in 2015. Indonesia has struggled with air pollution for years, which takes a huge toll on health.Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images How improving air quality could add years to people’s lives around the world. By Umair Irfan California’s ongoing Camp Fire, the state’s most destructive and deadliest wildfire on record, has for nearly two weeks shrouded huge swaths of Northern California in smoke, making the air unhealthy and even dangerous to breathe. On November 16, California briefly had the world’s dirtiest air. View image on Twitter Peter … Continue reading Breathing dirty air takes years off people’s lives. This tool shows just how much.
by Tyler Durden Authored by Brittany Hunter via The Foundation for Economic Education, Sears and Blockbuster fell because neither was able to adapt and grow with its consumer base. Is Facebook making the same mistakes? Over the last several years, Facebook has gone from facilitating the free flow of information to inhibiting it through incremental censorship and account purges. What began with the ban of Alex Jones last summer has since escalated to include the expulsion of hundreds of additional pages, each political in nature. And as more people become wary of the social media platform’s motives, one thing is absolutely certain: we need more … Continue reading Not ‘Too Big To Fail’: Why Facebook’s Long Reign May Be Coming To An End
LUCI GUTIÉRREZ Chronic distraction has its upsides. by BEN HEALY Our supposedly shrinking attention spans are a hot topic these days—as you may have seen on TV or heard on a podcast or read on Twitter or glimpsed on your watch or else just intuited from the antsy melancholy of those few unbearable minutes each morning between when you open your eyes and when you first reach for your phone. Emblematic of the genre is a 2015 Microsoft report that claimed the average human attention span had shrunk from 12 seconds in 2000 to eight seconds in 2013 (even shorter than … Continue reading The Benefits of a Short Attention Span