Scientists Somehow Just Discovered a New System of Vessels in Our Brains

Daniel Reich / National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke It is unclear what they do—but they likely play a central role in aging and disease byJAMES HAMBLIN You are now among the first people to see the brain’s lymphatic system. The vessels in the photo above transport fluid that is likely crucial to metabolic and inflammatory processes. Until now, no one knew for sure that they existed. Doctors practicing today have been taught that there are no lymphatic vessels inside the skull. Those deep-purple vessels were seen for the first time in images published this week by researchers at the U.S. … Continue reading Scientists Somehow Just Discovered a New System of Vessels in Our Brains

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 Last Invention of Man

How AI might take over the world. BY MAX TEGMARK, ILLUSTRATIONS BY SOPHY HOLLINGT The Omega Team was the soul of the company. Whereas the rest of the enterprise brought in the money to keep things going, by various commercial applications of narrow AI, the Omega Team pushed ahead in their quest for what had always been the CEO’s dream: building general artificial intelligence. Most other employees viewed “the Omegas,” as they affectionately called them, as a bunch of pie-in-the-sky dreamers, perpetually decades away from their goal. They happily indulged them, however, because they liked the prestige that the cutting-edge … Continue reading The Last Invention of Man

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

This Simulation Shows What Would Happen if a Nuclear Bomb Dropped Near You

  by Business Insider Nuclear Explosion Imagine that a 150-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in the city closest to you. Do you know how the city, surrounding region, and its inhabitants would be affected? If you can’t think of much more than “a lot of people would die,” you’re not alone. “We live in a world where nuclear weapons issues are on the front pages of our newspapers on a regular basis, yet most people still have a very bad sense of what an exploding nuclear weapon can actually do,” Alex Wellerstein, a historian of science at Stevens Institute of Technology, wrote on his website NuclearSecrecy.org. … Continue reading This Simulation Shows What Would Happen if a Nuclear Bomb Dropped Near You

GEOSTORM – HOLLYWOOD INTRODUCES WEAPONIZED WEATHER AND GEOENGINEERING TO A DUMBED DOWN PUBLIC

by Buck Rogers, Staff Writer Waking Times  It’s hard to tell sometimes if art is imitating life, or vice versa. Add to that the fact that we live in a world heavily manipulated by a massive deep state apparatus with unlimited funding to experiment with the weaponization of any and all technology, and you may find yourself wondering if the big screen is trying to send you a wake up call. “In the future, the technology that controls the weather controls the world.” ~Geostorm Following in the footsteps of flicks like Independence Day and Armageddon, a new apocalypse-themed, big-budget movie introduces the concept of weaponized weather to … Continue reading GEOSTORM – HOLLYWOOD INTRODUCES WEAPONIZED WEATHER AND GEOENGINEERING TO A DUMBED DOWN PUBLIC