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Thursday, 21 September

02:43

Asteroid 2017 SQ2 flew past Earth at 0.53 LD on September 14, 4 days before discovery "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

A newly discovered asteroid designated 2017 SQ2 flew past Earth at a very close distance of 0.53 LD (~203 520 km / 126 461 miles) on September 14, 2017. The object flew past us 4 days before it was discovered. Asteroid 2017 SQ2 belongs to the Apollo group of...... Read more

Pangolins reduced to small, isolated populations in Bangladesh: new study "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Pangolins, one of the most trafficked mammals in the world, are fast disappearing from earth. Yet, we know very little about these solitary animals. Even basic information such as pangolins populations is severely lacking, scientists say, making it difficult to plan conservation actions to save the animals. Now, with the help of the Mro tribe in Bangladesh, researchers have found that pangolins do persist in many forested areas of the country, but in small, isolated populations. The numbers of these armored mammals have plummeted in Bangladesh largely due to poaching for their scales, concluded the study published in PlosOne. Lead author of the study, Scott Trageser of the Creative Conservation Alliance in Dhaka, Bangladesh, said that they first started looking into pangolins when a local honey collector in Lawachara National Park in northeast Bangladesh told them of a large, scaled fish, bon rui that was lurking in the forest. Lawachara is our main study site in the northeast but we had never seen a pangolin in years of surveying, said Trageser. This was exciting new information for us in 2015 so we began searching for a live individual as virtually nothing was known about them in Bangladesh. When we discovered the presence of several pangolins in Lawachara, we went one step further and decided to research which forested areas country-wide still harbored pangolins. The study found that pangolins occur in small, isolated populations in Lawachara National Park and surrounding areas. Photo by anonymous (public domain). Some of the studys findings

02:17

New guy from North Texas checking in..... "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

new to forum but not new to mindset. Hoping to hear back from some other Texans, too.

02:14

13 Characteristics of People Who Have True Integrity "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

 

by www.awarenessact.com

Integrity, for those who are not familiar, is quite important. It is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.

 People who have a strong sense of integrity are sadly a rare breed. However, there are still some people left in this world with integrity, and usually, they share the following 13 traits.

13 Characteristics of People Who Have True Integrity

1. They value other peoples time.

They value their own time so they also value the time of other people. They know you have plenty of other places you need to be and wont hold you up. If you spend time with them, it is likely they will thank you for that as well.

2. They give credit where it is due.

They do not take credit for things they did not do. They will always credit those who deserve it. If you help this person with a project he or she will likely mention your name so you can take credit for your work.

3. They are authentic.

They are their truest forms. You wont catch them in a lie or being fake.

4. They are always honest.

They are honest people that feel no need to lie as it is important for them to get to where they need to...

02:11

The Creative Chemistry of a Photography Duo from the 1840s "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, David Octavius Hill and Professor James Miller. Known as The Morning After He greatly daring dined (1845), calotype print (courtesy Scottish National Portrait Gallery)

In 1843, the painter David Octavius Hill was confronted with a seemingly impossible challenge: how to capture the faces of over 400 ministers who had dramatically walked out of the Church of Scotlands annual General Assembly in Edinburgh, thus forming the Free Church of Scotland. Although he was an established artist, Hill could only sketch so much in the brief time the men were all available. As luck would have it, the Scottish city had a newly arrived photographer  Robert Adamson  who was experimenting with the calotype process, introduced to the world by William Henry Fox Talbot four years prior. Hill and Adamson would not just complete the portraits for Hills painting, they would spend the next four years creating thousands of calotypes. Together, they helped establish photography as an artistic medium, until one of them met an untimely death.

Hill and Adamson were among the earliest photographic partnerships in photography, not just Scottish photography, Anne Lyden, international photography curator at the National Galleries of Scotland, told Hyperallergic. Lyden curated ...

02:07

Terrifying Footage Shows the Moment a Dam in Laos Collapses "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

 

In this dramatic footage, the under construction Nam Ao Dam in Phaxay district, Xieng Khuang province of Laos bursts on September 11, 2017, causing severe flash flooding. People are seen fleeing as the collapsed dam succumbs to the power of surging water and debris.

Thankfully nobody was injured and all workers were able to escape to safety. The dam was at 85% completion before bursting. [source]

 

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02:06

Washington- Every road into a toll road.... "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Coming to a state near you.......


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The Dori Monson Show has obtained an internal WSDOT email that details the Transportation Commissions effort to turn every road in Washington state into a toll road.

We first told you about this plan 16 years ago; we had a source who told us about the 20-year-plan to toll every road in the state. You might pay $12...

Washington- Every road into a toll road....

02:05

OmiseGo's ICO Token Is Tops in Market Cap, But Heavy On the Charts "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

A notable ICO token appears to be weathering regulatory concerns, bouncing back this week on a relatively positive newsflow and new developments.

02:05

The iPhone X and Digital Lighting Will Change Photography Yet Again "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

Theres a feature tucked away in the new iPhones that doesnt seem to be getting a lot of traction, but it represents a massive sea change in photography. Its the Portrait Lighting mode, and its the second shot across the bows of traditional photography from the world of computational photography.

The first shot was fake bokeh in which the 3D map generated by a dual (or multiple) camera is used to generate background blur, to simulate the look of contemporary fast lens portraiture. This was widely derided for a few minutes, and then improved, and now its pretty much accepted. A few holdouts still mock it, but normal people cant really tell the difference.

This next shot is a much much bigger one. With the 3D map, the only thing preventing doing photographic lighting in post is available computing power. This is exactly what Portrait Lighting mode does. In effect, it digitally alters the lighting of a portrait to make it closer to a professional lighting style.

Its not perfect, and I am sure the Internet will mock it roundly when it gets around to it, looks so fake, lame, a professional would totally do it better all of which may be true. But this is not a technology that is going to get worse over time, though. Its going to get better.

Two years ago, I imagined a virtual studio for the professional photographer, with virtual lights placed and moved as needed, after the shot was taken, and the final results rendered as a standard 2D image for retouching. Apple has done me one better and worked out how to consumer-ize it. Rather than moving virtual lights around, Apple simply offers a handful of styles, treating it like an Instagram filter. Pick the lighting style that makes you look best! Click click, that one, yeah.

Theres room for both, though, its just software.

Its not even hard! This next example isnt even an iPhone this is me and my rough knowledge of how my own ugly mug is shaped. Original, drop catchlights, shade in shadow, shade in highlight...

02:04

Portable Communications Kit "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Doing a little organizing today and thought I would show some of my portable communications kit. I follow the layered approach with various radios with different capabilities and function. From the basic Motorola, ISDN phones, Baeofong UV5R+ ham radios, portable CB and scanner. I have two cases packed inside a larger pelican case to protect the equipment, this is one of them which is basically duplicated by the other case. Not shown are the vehicle mounted radios, cell phones, Kindle,...

Portable Communications Kit

01:46

We suspect George Osborne may have edited this Evening Standard article on baby names "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

We *think* Evening Standard editor George Osborne may have used this article about the top baby names for 2016 to continue his war against Theresa May.

The post We suspect George Osborne may have edited this Evening Standard article on baby names appeared first on The Poke.

01:39

AI is the New Electricity for Business & Society "IndyWatch Feed Education"

Artificial Intelligence is no longer a fictional concept, and with every passing day, is becoming part of our day-to-day functioning be it in the form of virtual personal assistants like Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant or chatbots which we use while shopping online. All the economic value of AI today is created through supervised learning in which some input data (A) is used to quickly generate some simple response (B). For example, targeted online ads are an application where if you input an ad and user information, the output is whether the user will click on the ad or not.

Courseras co-founder Andrew Ng gave a talk on September 18 on the topic Artificial Intelligence is the New Electricity for Business and Society, an analogy he often draws to describe how Artificial Intelligence can transform various industries just like electricity did 100 years ago. The talk was attended by business and technology leaders in India from industries such as Telecom, Banking and Financial Services, Consumer goods and services, Professional Services and Consultancy firms.

During the talk, Andrew shared his views and answered questions from the audience around:

  • What AI can and cannot do
  • Business implications of AI in industries such as telecom and financial services
  • Building talent for an AI powered society
  • How business leaders can embrace the AI revolution

Some insights from the talk:

Maximum opportunity lies at the intersection of AIs capabilities and what is of value to your organization

Most of the AI capabilities that create value for business such as speech recognition, autonomous cars, loan approval processing systems, chatbots have been developed in the last few years. These capabilities create a massive opportunity for creating lucrative business models but they require a mix of both AI expertise and domain expertise. Only an organisation that has both can extract maximum value from these opportunities.

Business leaders should focus on building centralized AI teams and training employees in AI technologies

Given that there are very few companies who have enough AI talent, a question that often pops up in the minds of business leaders is...

01:38

Privilege "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

COMNAVKITCHENSINK Directed that we dine at Mission BBQ this evening. Once again I got to relive that FROGMAN "OLD NAVY" Privilege. Established 11 SEP 2011, my last consultation ended with a few free passes and this last dining experience added a couple more gratis meals. The atmosphere is 100% first responder / militaristic. Got to say I feel welcome.
Sign on the wall questions how hard you would play if you knew it was your last day, when COMNAVKITCHENSINK posed that question to me I...

Privilege

01:37

Canon 6D Mark II Sensor is Good But It Trails Nikon and Sony: DxOMark "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

The camera gear testing lab DxOMark has just published its review of the Canon 6D Mark II. The conclusion is that the DSLRs sensor is very good, but it trails behind the latest and greatest sensors by both Canon itself and the rival brands Nikon and Sony.

DxOMark gave the 6D Mark II sensor an overall score of 85.

This score indicates good overall performance, DxOMark says. Its the 5th best Canon sensor that has been tested, trailing the 5D Mark IV (which got a score of 91), 1D X Mark II (88), 5DS (87), and 5DS R (86).

Among all camera brands and models, however, the 6D Mark II is found much lower on the leaderboard

DxOMark notes that the 6D Mark II performs well in low light, but its weaker in the area of dynamic range (something that has already been reported by other testers).

Head to head against the current full-frame semi-pro DSLR completion from Nikon and Sony, the 6D Mark II compares well for both color and ISO performance, DxOMark writes. Its that lower dynamic range score which has impacted on the 6D Mark IIs overall score, however, with over 2-stops better dynamic range possible on the Nikon D750 at base ISO.

For Landscape (Dynamic Range) its headline score of 11.9 Ev is a slight step back compared to the original 6D however, and remains off the pace compared to the best performing new sensors from both Canon, as well as its main Nikon and Sony competition.

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01:35

Australia's Securities Watchdog Might Run Its Own Blockchain Nodes "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Australia's securities markets regulator is weighing the use of blockchain as part of broader data strategy.

01:32

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Litecoin: Price Analysis, September 20 "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Bitcoin is finally up? Will it break the current resistant zone? Dont miss our price analysis.

01:30

ICAN as Part of Your Birth Team "IndyWatch Feed Fertility"

This post was originally published in 2015 under the title, Why you want ICAN on your VBAC team. It is still as pertinent today for women seeking choices and respect in their future births.


Guest post by Mariah Sixkiller.

ICAN on birth team
There are some moments in life that feel bigger than you can process while theyre underway. Moments you know youll remember foreverwhere you were, what it smelled like, how you felt. There are only so many of these in life, but the moment I realized I could VBAC was one of them. I was in my local yoga studio, attending a VBAC Basics workshop hosted by a nearby ICAN coordinator named Barbara. I remember exactly how our circle of women looked in the dim light of that peaceful space, and I remember Barbaras words: Let me guess, ladiesFailure to progress? Failure to descend? Macrosomia? Heads nodded, including mine. She was speaking to me, to us. And she was about to open up a world of possibility, hope, and redemption for me.

It all started in November of 2009, when I endured a traumatic cesarean at the hands of a doctor who pushed me on induction, epidural, and ultimately non-emergency surgery. I had gone into the birth headstrong and unpreparedI didnt think I needed a doula and figured natural birth would flow easily. I over-trusted my providera manipulative man who told me in the moments before surgery that I would not care how I had my baby once she was in my arms. He could not have been more wrong. As so many cesarean moms have experienced, I felt deeply violated by the experience. I was in pain, traumatized and paralyzed by a foggy haze of depression. I could not change my babys diaper, and I felt like a failure.

When I got pregnant a second time, I could not imagine going through it all again. I confessed this concern to my beloved prenatal yoga teacher, who mentioned that the studio was hosting an ICAN VBAC Basics workshop the following monthwhich I immediately signed up for. And so my VBAC journey began that day in September 2011, a...

01:30

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Algebra "IndyWatch Feed Comics"



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01:23

Celebrate the 2 year anniversary of Piggate with an episode of Peppa Pig that David Cameron doesnt want you to see "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

On this day two years ago news broke that during his university years, David Cameron put a private part of his anatomy into a dead pigs mouth. So lets celebrate the anniversary with this very special episode of Peppa Pig.

Excellent work by Jonny Lang. Its also a great occasion to be nostalgic about much simpler political times.

And remember some important clarifications:

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01:15

Spanish Police Storm Government Buildings Trying To Stop Independence Referendum "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

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Spanish national police have stormed ministries and buildings belonging to Catalonias regional government to put a stop to the regions independence referendum.  In the early morning hours, armed officers arrived at various Catalan ministries, including the economics department, foreign affairs department, and social affairs department, and made arrests in an effort to stop Catalan independence.

The Guardia Civil, which acts with the authority of Madrids interior ministry, is searching for evidence regarding the planned October 1st referendum on Catalan independence, which Spains Constitutional Court has declared illegal. The Catalan president has accused the Spanish government of effectively suspending the regions autonomy and declaring a de facto state of emergency.

Police officers raided Catalan government offices on Wednesday and arrested 12 senior officials in a bid to stop an independence referendum being held in less than two weeks time. Pro-independence crowds have since formed outside the regional ministries in support of the provincial government and in protest against the raids and searches and attempts to stop the independence referendum.

According to...

Spanish Police Storm Government Buildings Trying To Stop Independence Referendum "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

catalonia

Spanish national police have stormed ministries and buildings belonging to Catalonias regional government to put a stop to the regions independence referendum.  In the early morning hours, armed officers arrived at various Catalan ministries, including the economics department, foreign affairs department, and social affairs department, and made arrests in an effort to stop Catalan independence.

The Guardia Civil, which acts with the authority of Madrids interior ministry, is searching for evidence regarding the planned October 1st referendum on Catalan independence, which Spains Constitutional Court has declared illegal. The Catalan president has accused the Spanish government of effectively suspending the regions autonomy and declaring a de facto state of emergency.

Police officers raided Catalan government offices on Wednesday and arrested 12 senior officials in a bid to stop an independence referendum being held in less than two weeks time. Pro-independence crowds have since formed outside the regional ministries in support of the provincial government and in protest against the raids and searches and attempts to stop the independence referendum.

According to The Guardian, Carles Puigdemont, the president of Catalonia described the raids as a co-ordinated police assault that showed that Madrid has de facto suspended self-government and a...

01:12

Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria Direct Hit Footage 9/20/17 "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"


We pray for the people of Puerto Rico and all affected by Hurricane Maria

01:08

We Are At War Morgan Freeman Is The Face Of The New Committee To Investigate Russia "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

This report was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge

Morgan Freeman

Imagine this movie-script: a former KGB spy, angry at the collapse of his motherland, plots a course for revenge narrates the ominous sounding voice of Morgan Freeman.

The hysteria continues, and this time Hollywood has been enlisted. No this is not The Onion, but yet another serious committee for serious people. Meet the Committee to Investigate Russia which launched on Tuesday and immediately garnered broad coverage in pop-culture and entertainment news sites for its release of a short Morgan Freeman narrated video which aims to tell us the truth about Russian meddling in the US election. We have been attacked, Freeman says in his familiarly reassuring voice while gazing into the camera. We are at war.

Not only did the video burn up social media on Tuesday, but the founders of the lobbying group behind the production, barely one day old, were given substantial air time on cable news from CNN to MSNBC. Of course, it helps that actor, director, and lifelong Democrat Rob Reiner is behind it hes teamed up with neocons David Frum, Max Boot, and national security insiders like James Clapper.

Similar to other recently launched Russiagate campaigns and organizations weve profiledthe initiative is enjoying fawning mainstream media coverage from the very start. And apparently the historical irony is completely lost on Hollywood, a town which itself fell victim to the original McCarthyite witch hunt and its celebrity blacklist.

Meanwhile, it appears the Committee to Investigate Russia is designed to appeal especially to the popular masses and consumers of pop media and celebrity culture magazines. For example, the following gushin...

We Are At War Morgan Freeman Is The Face Of The New Committee To Investigate Russia "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

This report was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge

Morgan Freeman

Imagine this movie-script: a former KGB spy, angry at the collapse of his motherland, plots a course for revenge narrates the ominous sounding voice of Morgan Freeman.

The hysteria continues, and this time Hollywood has been enlisted. No this is not The Onion, but yet another serious committee for serious people. Meet the Committee to Investigate Russia which launched on Tuesday and immediately garnered broad coverage in pop-culture and entertainment news sites for its release of a short Morgan Freeman narrated video which aims to tell us the truth about Russian meddling in the US election. We have been attacked, Freeman says in his familiarly reassuring voice while gazing into the camera. We are at war.

Not only did the video burn up social media on Tuesday, but the founders of the lobbying group behind the production, barely one day old, were given substantial air time on cable news from CNN to MSNBC. Of course, it helps that actor, director, and lifelong Democrat Rob Reiner is behind it hes teamed up with neocons David Frum, Max Boot, and national security insiders like James Clapper.

Similar to other recently launched Russiagate campaigns and organizations weve profiledthe initiative is enjoying fawning mainstream media coverage from the very start. And apparently the historical irony is completely lost on Hollywood, a town which itself fell victim to the original McCarthyite witch hunt and its celebrity blacklist.

Meanwhile, it appears the Committee to Investigate Russia is designed to appeal especially to the popular masses and consumers of pop media and celebrity culture magazines. For example, the following gushing roll out coverage from entertainment news site PopSugar reads like the famed Max...

01:05

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - A Heap of Trouble "IndyWatch Feed Comics"



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01:00

Aeron Leverages Blockchain Tech for Safer Flights "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

After the successful presale, Aviation safety project launches a crowdsale with a focus on redefining aviation safety and ushering in transparency.

00:52

Bitcoin Price Watch; Heres What Were Looking At Tonight "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Wednesday has been a bit of a strange day in the bitcoin space so far. We are about to call time on the European session and the bitcoin price has spent the last hour or so in a phase of what looks like steady appreciation. This run, however, comes on the back of what was Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Heres What Were Looking At Tonight

The post Bitcoin Price Watch; Heres What Were Looking At Tonight appeared first on NEWSBTC.

00:51

This AI Tool Creates a 3D Portrait From a Single Photo "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

Researchers from the University of Nottingham and Kingston University have come up with an AI tool that will turn a 2D portrait into a 3D version, using just a single portrait photo you upload to it.

Normally, when creating a 3D image, you would need multiple shots so that depth can be calculated and used to produce the final result. However, the team has worked out how it can be done with just one frame.

The research paper describes their technique, known as Direct Volumetric CNN Regression, which is used to bring the 3D image to life.

Computers have always faced problems when it comes to 3D face reconstruction, a problem which the researchers describe as of extraordinary difficulty.

Our [tool] works with just a single 2D facial image, does not require accurate alignment nor establishes dense correspondence between images, works for arbitrary facial poses and expressions, and can be used to reconstruct the whole 3D facial geometry, writes the researchers.

To achieve this, their system has been fed a data set of 2D images and corresponding 3D facial models. Learning from this training, the computer then is able to generate the 3D model itself from just a single new frame by extrapolating the data.

The findings have a variety of wider applications, such as in producing 3D avatars for video games, virtual reality, and curing mid-week boredom....

00:44

Decred Adds Atomic Swap Support for Exchange-Free Cryptocurrency Trading "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Decred Adds Support for Atomic Swaps for Direct Cryptocurrency Trading Without Exchanges

Decred is announcing support for on-chain atomic swaps, which will allow cryptocurrency holders to trade directly, without having to rely on external exchanges. The cryptocurrencies initially supported are Decred (DCR), Bitcoin (BTC) and Litecoin (LTC).

Support for on-chain atomic swaps is extremely useful,Jake Yocom-Piatt, Decred Project Lead said in a statement. Thanks to the foresight of the Lightning Network authors and developers, and the dedication of our own developers, it is our pleasure to deliver an important capability that has been discussed since the concept of cross-chain atomic transfers was proposed in 2013.

Users can already begin performing exchanges between DCR, BTC and LTC using tools that the Decred developers have created. The tools are text-based at the moment, but will be integrated into the Decrediton GUI wallet in a future release.

According to the Decred team, this advancement disintermediates the exchange process, allowing for greater market fluency. It also delivers on the market desire for improved interoperability between currencies and the demand for new efficiencies that drive investor value.

"This is the first step in a progression toward high-utility, non-Turing complete smart contracts, Yocom-Piatt told Bitcoin Magazine. We look forward to a new generation of greater fluency between projects. It was a pleasure collaborating with the dev teams at Litecoin and Lighting Labs."

The concept of atomic swaps (or atomic cross-chain trading) were first described by Tier Nolan back in 2013. A previous Bitcoin Magazine article provides a step-by-step explanation of a simple example where two users agree to swap agreed amounts of BTC and LTC and use the multisig and time lock features available in both Bitcoin and Litecoin basic scripting to synchronize two transactions on two independent blockchains without having to trust each other.

Its worth noting that Lightning Network payment channels, now enabled by SegWit, make atomic swaps more powerful and easier to implement, and permit adding support for off-chain swaps.

The addition of LN support allows for both on-chain and off-chain atomic swaps, meaning that trustle...

00:42

All Are Welcome at Tors Open Hack Days "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

All Are Welcome at Tors Open Hack Days
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Photo by Taxiarchos228. License: CC BY 3.0.

Next month in Montreal, Tor folks from around the world will be convening to discuss the future of...

All Are Welcome at Tors Open Hack Days

00:32

SITS Interview with Jordan Sather (video) "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"



(Justin Deschamps and Jeremy McDonaldSITS Interview with Jordan Sather we discuss his journey into awakening. He gives tips on how to manage your awakening path and how he has faced the challenges in his process.
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00:30

Ryanair to Charge Passengers Extra Fee to Get a Plane "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

Ryanair has come up with another clever way of making more money by deciding to charge passengers an extra fee for those who want to travel on an actual aircraft. After purchasing their tickets passengers will be given the option of a plane or no plane. CEO Michael OLeary hopes most people will choose to pay the extra few pounds to have an aircraft to travel on.

I cant believe I never thought of this before, said OLeary. Its genius. See, only some people want to pay for priority boarding, travel insurance, an allocated seat, food, drink, a crappy scratchcard but we think most people going off on their holidays to the likes of Spain and Greece are probably going to want a plane in which to travel there.

Passengers who choose the Plane option when booking can look forward to having a Ryanair aircraft waiting for them at their chosen airport. If they have also clicked on the Fuel, Cabin Crew, and Pilot options the plane will actually take-off as well and fly them to their chosen destination.

Some were less than impressed and have refused to pay the extra charge. Im not paying extra for a bloody plane, fumed Bob McDonald, who when we spoke to him had been stuck at Stansted Airport for 17 days. Its an unnecessary extra they try and trap you into, so no, no plane for me. They can get stuffed. Mind you, 17 days at Stansted has certainly put a dent in the pocket!

 

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00:30

Design from A to Z: U Is For Upholstery "IndyWatch Feed Diy"

Every day we are surrounded by upholstered furniture like sofas, chairs, benches and everything in between. From lush velvet fabrics to vintage tweed, furniture can be recovered or reupholstered in just about any fabric you can dream up. Thats one thing that I love so much about upholstered furniture you can make it your own, working in your personal style, and fit it into any room of your home. While big projects, like a sofa, might be best left to a professional, there are many weekend DIY projects that you can tackle yourself when it comes to upholstered furniture.

From the many home tours, studio tours, and DIY projects here at Design*Sponge, weve rounded up 10 of our favorite upholstery pieces for your inspiration. Enjoy! Erin

00:30

How a Recording Studio Mishap Created the Famous Drum Sound That Defined 80s Music & Beyond "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Its not a subtle effect, by any means, which is precisely what makes it so effective. Gated reverb, the sound of an airbag deploying or weather balloon suddenly blowing out, an airy thud that pervades eighties pop, and the work of every musician thereafter who has referenced eighties pop, including CHVRCHES, Tegan and Sara, M83, Beyonc, and Lorde, to name but a very few.

Before them came the pummeling gated drums of Kate Bush, Bruce Springsteen, Prince, Depeche Mode, New Order, Cocteau Twins, David Bowie, and Grace Jones, who turned Roxy Musics Love is the Drug into a strict machine with the gated reverb of her 1980 cover.

Roxy Music caught up quickly with songs like the lovely More Than This on 1982s Avalon, but Jones was an early adopter of the effect, whichlike many a legendary piece of studio wizardrycame about entirely by accident, during a 1979 recording session for Peter Gabriels eerie solo track Intruder.




On the drumsVoxs Estelle Caswell tells us in the explainer video at the topwas Gabriels former Genesis bandmate Phil Collins, and in the control room, recording engineer Hugh Padgham, who had inadvertently left a talkback mic on in the studio.

The mic happened to be running through a heavy compressor, which squashed the sound, and a noise gate that clamped down on the reverberating drums, cutting off the natural decay and creating a short, sharp echo that cut right through any mix. After hearing the sound, Gabriel arranged Intruder around it, and the following year, Collins and Padgham created the most iconic use of gated reverb in pop music history on I...

00:30

China's IT Ministry Backs New Blockchain Research Lab "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

A Chinese government ministry has launched a new blockchain research lab in order to support the development of blockchain technology in China.

00:30

Whats Trending? The Crime Drop "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Over at Family Inequality, Phil Cohen has a list of demographic facts you should know cold. They include basic figures like the US population (326 million), and how many Americans have a BA or higher (30%). These got me thinkingif we want to have smarter conversations and fight fake news it is also helpful to know which way things are moving. Whats Trending? is a post series at Sociological Images with quick looks at whats up, whats down, and what sociologists have to say about it.

The Crime Drop

You may have heard about a recent spike in the murder rate across major U.S. cities last year. It was a key talking point for the Trump campaign on policing policy, but it also may be leveling off. Social scientists can also help put this bounce into context, because violent and property crimes in the U.S. have been going down for the past twenty years.

You can read more on the social sources of this drop in a feature post at The Society Pages. Neighborhood safety is a serious issue, but the data on crime rates doesnt always support the drama.

Evan Stewart is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the University of Minnesota. You can follow him on Twitter.

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00:22

Jesus appears on designer shower curtains as Satan, a surfer, his holiness Tom Waits & MORE! "IndyWatch Feed Arts"


The lord and savior, Tom Waits, striking a Christ-like pose on a shower curtain by artist Hilan Can. The bible held by Waits contains lyrics from the musicians 2004 single, Dead and Lovely
 
Sometimes one is fortunate enough...

00:19

Earthquakes USA During Past Year "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

In case youre curious about earthquakes in the USA, Ive captured several maps showing where they have been shaking during the past year till the date of this post. There are well known regions of the United States which are susceptible to earthquakes and hopefully the people living there have established some sort of preparedness plan for just in case. Earthquake Preparedness at Home -San Andreas in California running up and down the state -Cascadia subduction zone in the pacific northwest just offshore   It is interesting to discover lesser known regions which have been active too. Look at all

The post Earthquakes USA During Past Year appeared first on Modern Survival Blog.

00:14

UFO appears over Mexico 7.1 Earthquake during Live TV News "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

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During a live TV broadcast suddenly a UFO coming out of the clouds, then the object stops and moves again. While it could be a drone that takes a look at the aftermath of the earthquake the object does not look like a drone.
Source: 
http://ufosightingshotspot.blogspot.pt

00:09

Apartment Prepping and Small Spaces! "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Apartment Prepping and Small Spaces Ray Becker The Ray Becker Show Audio player provided! In the first segment I cover the equities markets, metals, the dollar, Shanghai metal prices, BDI, VIXAll of the Indicators that weve been following. I believe that it is critical for us to closely monitor all activity at the beginning of Continue reading Apartment Prepping and Small Spaces!

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23:58

How to survive a coding bootcamp and maximize your chances of getting hired "IndyWatch Feed Education"

Photo Credit: Simon Arbams

In 2015 I was totally non-technical. And yet, five months later, I got hired as a developer. This was all thanks to a fantastic (and free) coding bootcamp in London. It was the best learning experience Ive ever had, and one that Ive written a lot about.

Im now building a coding screencast tool that makes it easier to teach and learn programming, so I care a lot about this subject. I love to hear stories of people who have changed their lives through learning how to code.

But not everyone who attends a coding bootcamp succeeds to get a good job. This isnt surprising since there are so many pitfalls to avoid along the way. So this article will help you avoid these pitfalls and come out on the other end as an professional developer.

Tip #1: Pick the right one

First of all, you should think closely about which coding bootcamp you choose. There are many of them, and what separates them isnt merely their quality, but a bunch of other verticals as well.

Here are a few:

  • Cost: ranges from free (or free upfront, but you pay a percentage of your first years salary) on up to US $20,000
  • Location: should you move to a different city or finding a local coding bootcamp?
  • Tools taught: JavaScript/Node.js, Python, Ruby, .NET, etc.
  • Online VS offline

Consider each of these factors and figure out whats important for you and whats not. Once you know what you want (i.e. a JavaScript bootcamp for under 15K USD in the US this autumn) you can start searching for the right one.

You should be methodical about this. If you need tips on exactly how to do this, Ive written an article about how I did it here.

In essence, I made a big list of the ones that were relevant for me, then applied to all of them. Then I filtered down as I either got rejected or decided to reject them.

I got accepted to five different ones, meaning I could pick and choose. After a lot of consideration, I went for Founders and Coders in London.

One of the most important aspects of this process is filtering out the less serious schools. You...

23:53

Bega Valley: Fluoridation vote deferred as opponents make fresh plea "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Council has chosen to defer the vote on whether to fluoridate its water supplies after hearing passionate presentations supported by community members in the gallery at the council meeting Wednesday.

All presentations referenced the possibility of council referring the decision to NSW Health with speakers reminding council that it should be councillors own decision.

It was a point not lost on councillor Russell Fitzpatrick who said he felt no obligation to transfer the matter to NSW Health.

I totally agree its a decision of this council. No way should there be an abrogation of our authority on this matter, Cr Fitzpatrick said to applause from the floor.

Director transport and utilities Terry Dodd mentioned the voluminous nature of material presented.

Given the number of comments it would be unreasonable to try and digest these today, Mr Dodds said and asked for time to review them before the matter came back to council.

There are four water supply systems in the Bega Valley Shire, Tantawanglo-Kiah, Brogo-Bermagui, Bemboka and Bega-Tathra. Fluoride has been added to the Bega-Tathra water supply system since 1963 and council has looked at adding fluoride to the Tantawanglo-Kiah and Brogo-Bermagui water supplies.

The fluoridation question has been the source of much concern by the community and there has been a concerted effort by anti-fluoride campaigners during the public submission period. Council received a total of 332 valid submissions and of these 86 per cent were against fluoridation. This represents about one per cent of the 29,000 people, to whom council supplies water.

The 14 per cent that supported fluoridation mostly cited dental health benefits. Submissions against fluoridation cited a number of reasons including fluoride being toxic, being against mass medication, being against forced medication, not believing that fluoride reduces tooth decay and not wanting chemicals added to drinking water.

*Original article online at http://www.begadistrictnews.com.au/story/4938047/fluoridation-vote-deferred-as-opponents-make-fresh-plea/?cs=509

23:42

Ski resort who got a 1 star review because the mountain was too difficult turns it into an ad "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

A ski resort in Utah got a one-star review from someone complaining that the mountain was too tough, so they turned into a double page magazine advert.

It reads:


Ive heard Snowbird is a tough mountain, but this is ridiculous. It felt like every trail was a steep chute or littered with tree wells. How is anyone supposed to ride in that? Not fun! Greg, Los Angeles

Its a very clever idea, appealing to skiers who are looking for a challenge. The resorts Director of Marketing was on hand to explain things.

We get people telling us that they hate our toilet paper. Theres literally a complaint for everything. Snowbird is a challenging mountain, but thats what makes it so special.

Theyre not the first to turn a negative review into an ad some cafe owners have been doing it with Yelp reviewers for years

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23:40

Poverty "IndyWatch Feed Comics"

When I was young I used to think, That when people said 'make ends meet,' They were saying 'make ends meat.' And it meant something totally unlinked, It meant you were so poor, That you'd steal right out the butcher's door. It meant that without a second blink, You'd steal the ends of meat for dinner, And tendon's tougher than the hardest sinner.

Thanks to

Rachel

for the submission!

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23:32

Chelsea Handler Just Called Stacey Dash A 'Black White Supremacist' and Her Response Is Shaking The Internet!! "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Comedian Chelsea Handler is calling prominent black conservatives such as Stacey Dash, David Clarke, and Ben Carson "Black White Supremacists" and it isn't going over well.

ijr.com reported: Black white supremacists are black people who think white people are better than them, Handler said.

Now, Dash is hitting back with considerable force after Handler questioned her blackness.


Here is what I have to say in response to being called a black white supremacist David Chapelles Clayton Bigsby did it better, Dash wrote in a post on Young Conservatives.

The actress continued:

Myself, Ben Carson, Sheriff David Clarke are white supremacists in black skin. Is that it? Because we disagree with the liberal, Left agendaa wealthy, white liberal celebrity gets to slander a brilliant and famous neurosurgeon, a respected man of the law, and me? Theres an opportunity to invoke white privilege here somewhere, Im sure. Wait, I forgot, thats a title exclusive to conservatives only.


Liberals love to embrace wealthy celebrities who in turn like to fashion downtrodden victims out of their fan base and remind them that they are under the heels ofwell, wealthy white people like them.

SoIm a black white supremacist? Its a stupid thing to say and its not funny. Liberals will laugh at anything at anyones expense because they pass it off as Im sticking up for YOU. See, I get paid millions to sit at this desk, walk across this air-conditioned outside red carpet, fly in these jets and I get to tell YOU how to save the environment and fight climate change. I get to tell YOU who to vote for. I get to tell YO...

23:30

Chinas Bitcoin Crackdown Will not Affect Mining Operation, John McAfee Claims "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

The current Bitcoin situation in China remains rather vague for now. We know all major exchanges will halt CNY trading at the end of October. It also appears OTC and P2P trading service providers may be affected. One particular industry related to Bitcoin will not see major changes, though. According to John McAfee, mining Bitcoin Continue reading Chinas Bitcoin Crackdown Will not Affect Mining Operation, John McAfee Claims

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23:30

How a Mark Twain Travel Book Turned Palestine into a Desert "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Sacred to the Memory of Adam The American Publisher vol. 3 (1872) (all images are illustrations in the public domain)

Years ago a lifetime ago, it seems I lived in Israel.  For three years I called the city of Ashkelon home. I was an archaeologist, and while I lived there I occasionally served as a tour guide to the site of ancient Ashkelon, now a national park within the modern city. Once I led a group of women from Hadassah, who had come to Israel in solidarity during one of the Gaza wars . (The group had their own Israeli guide with them, and he had brought them to Ashkelon.) As we toured the site, I mentioned something about the Early Islamic period, and one of the women in the group asked if there had actually been Muslims living there. Before I could tell her that we were standing on what had for centuries been farmland of the Arab village of Jura a village depopulated in 1948 and subsequently bulldozed the Israeli guide jumped in: 1066 I mean, 1866.

Actually it was 1867.

And, in a scene worthy of The Innocents Abroad, he proceeded to tell of the emptiness and ruin and disappointment that met Mark Twain when he traveled to the Holy Land that year.

The Pilgrims Vision

1867 was a milestone year in Western interactions with Palestine. It marked the beginning of Charles Warrens groundbreaking excavations in Jerusalem for the Palestine Exploration Fund. And that summer, Twain set sail on the...

23:30

Maker Spotlight: Elizabeth Kruger "IndyWatch Feed Diy"

Inspired by what she witnessed at Anime Milwaukee in 2013, Elizabeth Kruger has taken up cosplay to express her creative side.

Read more on MAKE

The post Maker Spotlight: Elizabeth Kruger appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

23:30

Tokens for Climate Change? How We Can Rise Above ICO Mania "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Tokens for climate change? While you might scoff at the idea, CoinDesk advisor Michael Casey argues it's a question worth taking seriously.

23:25

ALBUQUERQUE: Vote to add fluoride to metros drinking water scheduled for today "IndyWatch Feed Health"

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. The citys water authority is scheduled to decide if fluoride will be added to drinking water in Albuquerque.

Last month the Water Authoritys Governing Board delayed the vote to September 20.

Fluoride operations were halted in 2011, but there has been a national push from those who believe it will benefit the publics health.

The equipment needed for it would cost the utility authority $260,000.

The board is slated to vote at 5 p.m.

23:24

What Your Lungs Look Like After Smoking One Pack of Cigarettes "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

by Amanda Monteiro; Collective Evolution

Weve come a long way when it comes to recognizing the dangers of cigarettes, yet many still indulge in this deadly habit. While Statistics Canada has seen a decline in heavy smokers compared to a decade ago, they have found that light smoking is increasing. While this may seem like a small victory, no amount of smoke intake is good for our overall health, and smoking can take off up to nine years of your life. Its a well known fact that smoking cigarettes increases your chances of developing cancer, particularly lung cancer, which causes more deaths than any other type.

If youve ever seen a cigarette pack in recent years, its likely youve noticed the graphic warning labels. Its hard to determine if this tactic has been effective in deterring people from smoking, or whether these images are just numbing people to the reality that this weekly purchase is slowly killing them. The effects are quite gruesome and rarely lead to a quick death, but rather a steady, debilitating decline.


Aside from leading to a higher risk of lung cancer, cigarettes increase your risk of developing cancer in the mouth, lips, throat, larynx (voice box), and oesophagus. It can cause further damage to your lungs, leading to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including bronchitis and emphysema. Smoking affects and damages your heart and blood circulation, increasing your risk of coronary heart disease, heart attack, and stroke.

YouTuber Chris Notap decided to conduct an experiment to showcase the imme...

23:21

Australia Ends Double Taxation of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Bitcoin and other cryptos are no longer double taxed in Australia

23:08

MILIA: How to Remove the Small White Skin Cysts? "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

by Healthy & Tasty Recipes

Have you ever heard of the term milia? Well, if you havent, then you should definitely read the article below. First, let me tell you whats milia its a group of small, solid, white, keratin filled cysts, which are formed under the skin. And they usually appear when keratin remains stuck below its surface. Whats keratin? Well, keratin is a strong protein found in the tissues of the skin cells, hair and nails. These cysts look just like pimples and they are easy to notice.

This type of skin problem usually occurs in newborns, but you should be very careful, because it can also occur in people at all ages and they can disappear within a few weeks. These cysts are usually 1-2 mm in diameter and they appear on the area around the nose, eyes and cheeks. But, dont get us wrong they can appear on the other body parts as well. In this article we are going to show you how to remove these small skin cysts in all natural way. These 3 alternative methods are very simple. You just have to follow the simple instructions. Heres what you need to do:


3 alternative methods to remove the small skin cysts from your skin:

1st Method you can use the comedone extractor to gently coax the milia out through the small opening. Note: you should be very gentle. And then, when you have made the teeny tear on top of the milia use tweezers to lift out. When you are done with that, you need to finish up with your usual skincare routine.
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23:04

7 Must-Have Healing Herbs "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

by Care2.com

Peeked inside your medicine cabinet lately? Chances areeven if you eat locally, compost food scraps, and clean with nothing but vinegar and baking sodaits contents are a medicinal flashback to your childhood.

When it comes to our medicine cabinets, its habitual to reach for over-the-counter drugs, says Madelon Hope, M.Ed., LMHC, a clinical herbalist and director of the Boston School of Herbal Studies. These medications are the ones our mothers gave us, and those memories condition our responses today. If this sounds like you, its time for a bathroom-cabinet makeover.

While there are times you may still want to use conventional meds, such as ibuprofen and antibiotic ointment, natural remedies can be just as fast and effective as over-the-counter fixessometimes more so. Best of all, they often have far fewer (if any) pesky or potentially harmful side effects. You dont have to replace everything in your cabinet all at once, of course, and not every natural remedy is right for everyone.

But if youre looking to transform your medicine cabinet from retro-conventional to at least partially au naturel, here are a few items youll want to consider keeping within reach.


Calendula Cream

Good for: Insect bites, stings or skin irritation

Because: Calendula (made from marigolds) is a centuries-old remedy for any skin itch or ouch, from bee stings to sunburn to eczema. The plants skin-relieving properties come from its mixture of essential oils, which are both antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory.

How to: Apply an ointment containing 2 to 5 percent calendula, as needed, up to four times daily.
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22:53

This Chinese tourist spot has a very thoughtful sign "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

This place in the Xinjiang region of China is really looking out for Western tourists.

Its a land of great hospitality.

The post This Chinese tourist spot has a very thoughtful sign appeared first on The Poke.

22:45

President Trumps 1st Speech To the UN, 1796 "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

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22:45

Nancy Pelosi Run Off Stage at Press Conference, 1795 "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

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22:44

Quackademic Medicine at UC Irvine "IndyWatch Feed Health"

UC Irvine Medicine School opens a center for integrative medicine, selling out to promote quackery in medicine.

22:44

Footage Of Mexican Earthquake Shows Buildings Collapse And Explode "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

explosion

*Photo Credit: Express.UK

Footage of an explosion shortly after the 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico City yesterday is terrifying.  Flames can be seen engulfing the building as a ring of fire crawls into the sky.

Buildings in Mexico City shook as the quake rumbled below them, and office workers fled into the street for fear of their lives. There have been reports of widespread fires in buildings across the capital and several people are said to be trapped.  Most recent reports put the death toll at 216, and that number could still climb.

Perhaps the most sensational and horrifying video of the destruction is that of an exploding building. The video begins as a fire is already burning.  Then youll hear a loud pop as the fireball extends toward the sky.

Residents in the city also caught a building collapse on video shortly after the earthquake.

The epicenter of the 7.1-magnitude earthquake was 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) east-northeast of San Juan Raboso and 34.1 miles (55 km) south-southwest of the city of Puebla, in Puebla state, according to the US Geological Survey. President Enrique Pea Nieto said 22 bodies were found in the debris of an elementary school in Mexico City that collapsed due to the earthquake. At least 30 children were still missing Tuesday night, he said.

Footage Of Mexican Earthquake Shows Buildings Collapse And Explode "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

explosion

*Photo Credit: Express.UK

Footage of an explosion shortly after the 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico City yesterday is terrifying. Flames can be seen engulfing the building as a ring of fire crawls into the sky.

Buildings in Mexico City shook as the quake rumbled below them, and office workers fled into the street for fear of their lives. There have been reports of widespread fires in buildings across the capital and several people are said to be trapped. Most recent reports put the death toll at 216, and that number could still climb.

Perhaps the most sensational and horrifying video of the destruction is that of an exploding building. The video begins as a fire is already burning. Then youll hear a loud pop as the fireball extends toward the sky.

Residents in the city also caught a building collapse on video shortly after the earthquake.

The epicenter of the 7.1-magnitude earthquake was 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) east-northeast of San Juan Raboso and 34.1 miles (55 km) south-southwest of the city of Puebla, in Puebla state, according to the US Geological Survey. President Enrique Pea Nieto said 22 bodies were found in the debris of an elementary school in Mexico City that collapsed due to the earthquake. At least 30 children were still missing Tuesday night, he said.

22:41

Fake or Real? Sony A6000II specs "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

From unknown sourcewhich means it easily can be wrong: As you might have noticed the A6000 bundles are discounted right now by $200-300 to clear stock. Wanted to share some specs of the upcoming Sony A6000 Mark II which should

The post Fake or Real? Sony A6000II specs appeared first on mirrorlessrumors.

22:38

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Auckland Islands, M5.1 Cook Strait, New Zealand "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Auckland Islands, New Zealand at 01:43 UTC (13:43 local time) on September 20, 2017. The quake hit at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). GFZ Potsdam (GEOFON) is reporting the same magnitude and depth....... Read more

22:31

Wikileaks Publishes Spy Files Russia Detailing Russias Mass Surveillance System "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"


(Zero HedgePerhaps in an attempt to refute recurring allegations that it has traditionally focused on exposing only US state secrets, if not being an outright covert and subversive Moscow front, today Wikileaks released a new cache of documents which it claims detail surveillance apparatus used by the Russian state to spy on Internet and mobile users. Its the first time the organization has leaked material directly pertaining to the Russian state.
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22:30

Recommended: Tephra Sound Horizon "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

  Where it all went down was in a living room.  It started that way when Helen Gillet got together with some friends and played out.  Some other friends showed up, and they joined in, too.  It was like a potluck, but, yknow, with instruments.  The recording session went down in that same living room.  []

22:30

Devastating: Authors retract paper in Nature journal upon discovering error "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Several years ago, Chris Dames thought he had made an exciting discovery, a secret sauce that would allow him to design a device using a novel mechanism. In a 2014 Nature Communications paper, Dameswho works at the University of California at Berkeleyand his team described the first experimental results for the device, a photon thermal []

The post Devastating: Authors retract paper in Nature journal upon discovering error appeared first on Retraction Watch.

22:30

sewing: tencel rayon hadley top "IndyWatch Feed Craft"

This post is written by Heidi of Handmade Frenzy.

Happy Wednesday Gnats readers!

I dont know about you, but I sure am enjoying seeing all of these Hadley Tops this week! The pattern is available in the shop in both printed and digital version. It is such a lovely design. I was drawn to it immediately when it was released and couldnt wait to sew up my own tencel rayon hadley top.

I used the Geneva Tencel Rayon in black from the shop (available here), and I could not be more thrilled with this pattern/fabric combo!

This fabric was an absolute dream to work with! It pressed better than any rayon I have used before; it has more weight than a challis and was less shifty overall when working with it.

The outcome (and I honestly mean this), is the most RTW (ready-to-wear) like top that has ever come off my machines. It has a silky smooth feel, and the seams all pressed so beautifully, plus the drape and flow of the fabric just makes it feel very high-end.

I was worried about top-stitching the center front and center back seams with this fabric, since my experience with rayon is that (without interfacing) this can be a pain because the fabric just wants to shift and the stitches end up not being nice and even. I am so, so happy that I didnt have any of that problem wit...

22:30

Learn the Basics of JavaScript with MakeCode "IndyWatch Feed Diy"

Without a doubt, one of the most valuable skills in our modern day world is being able to program. One of the best teachers is MakeCode.

Read more on MAKE

The post Learn the Basics of JavaScript with MakeCode appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

22:30

Are the glaciers in Glacier National Park growing? "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

By Roger Roots, J.D., Ph.D., Founder, Lysander Spooner University www.lysanderspooneruniversity.com Glacier National Park (GNP) straddles the continental divide along Montanas border with Canada.  Ever since Al Gores 2006 film, An Inconvenient Truth, the Park has been seen as ground zero in the international battle over manmade global warming.  Almost every major figure promoting apocalyptic-manmade-global-warming-by-CO2 hysteria

22:25

FBI May Have Spied on POTUS Trump, 1794 "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

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22:23

Bitcoins Are a Girls Best Friend: Diamonds for BTC in New York "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Samer Halimeh NY can help you buy diamonds with your Bitcoin

22:13

Two new articles from Y&P On NEETS and Young Muslims "IndyWatch Feed Education"

Continuing the promise of Y&Ps revised format, two new, stimulating articles are awaiting your perusal.

From NEET to Unknown: Who is responsible for young people not in education, employment or training?

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Situating his discussion in its recent historical context, Liam Wrigley examines how young people labelled as NEET have now become unknown or lost, arguing that this is due to a lack of clear strategy concerning actors that have been responsibilised in responding to the employment, training and welfare needs of young people.

The number of young people (between 16-24 years of age) who experience being Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) has been of grave concern, with the rates of young people labelled as not in education, employment or training remaining high (Simmons et al, 2014). In the UK alone, the number of young people who are NEET has fluctuated between 15% in 2002 to 11.5% in 2016 (DfE, 2017). The label NEET has been successively adopted throughout Europe and internationally (Simmons et al, 2014), although there has been great variation in how this policy label has been defined globally (i.e. some countries count unemployed young people who are graduates or in precarious work situations or zero hourcontracts). The label reflects a growing trend in recognizing young people that have fallen outside the labour market or education. Throughout Europe, the rate of NEET young people remains high, with countries such as Spain, Ireland and Italy recording more than 17% of young people as out of education, employment or training (...

21:58

Daily Bible Verse "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.  Romans 8:23 (KJV)

21:46

Nigel Farage delivered a letter of complaint to the BBC and this is how people replied "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

Heres Nigel Farage hand-delivering a letter of complaint to the BBC.

Dramatic stuff, were sure you will agree (shame it doesnt feature the director general or Farage actually entering Broadcasting House though).

But not quite as dramatic as the responses on Twitter.

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21:45

Neolithic Chilcot Report discovered "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

Nearly 100,000 pages of monolithic prose have been found buried near Stonehenge, making it the largest monument to landfill in Britain. This mysterious ruin was concealed under several hundred tonnes of earth, invoices for Iraqi guns and gag orders from solicitors representing Messrs T. Blair & A. Campbell.

The 4,500-year-old manuscript, was discovered using ground-penetrating radar and from the overwhelming reek of bullsh@t emanating from it. Generations of hippies are expected to make pilgrimages to the area under the banner Make love not warunless you have a specific 45 minute warning. Likewise mystical druidic sites like this have long been the inspiration behind Jethro Tull songs; such as Thick as a UN Weapons Inspector and Skating away on the thin ice of a dodgy dossier.

Legend says that the Inquiry chair, Sir John Chilcot, tried to look into the UKs involvement in military action but he and the report were lost in the mists of time; mainly due to the fact he charged by the hour. Shovel in hand, a spokesman for Tony Blair said: No one knows who buried them; its an enigma. But what I can say is that we I mean they should have dug a little deeper.

One archaeologist explained: The ancient Druids were a superstitious lot and would often celebrate the Winter solstice by sacrificing a scientist in a woodland grove, white wash his remains and then proceed to bury the bad news with a sprig of holly.

21:44

Arctic sea ice summer minimum in 2017 is eighth lowest on record "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Arctic sea ice has dwindled to its summer minimum for 2017, with its smallest extent for the year clocking in at 4.64m square kilometres (sq km) on 13 September.

At 1.58m sq km below the 1981-2010 average, this puts 2017 as the eight lowest summer minimum in the satellite record, according to preliminary figures from the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC). The record low remains 3.39m sq km, which was set in 2012.

Even though it wasnt a record low, an NSIDC scientist tells Carbon Brief that the long-term downwards trend has continued with sea ice extent falling below 5m sq km again this year. This had never happened in the satellite record before 2007.

Pinpointing the minimum

Scientists have been tracking the daily changes in Arctic sea ice cover using satellites in a continuous record that stretches back to 1978-79. Notable events, such as the annual minimum and maximum extents, serve as an indicator of how the Arctic is changing as global temperatures rise.

Back in March, Arctic sea ice hit its lowest winter maximum on record for the third year in a row. Since then, Arctic sea ice has been on its annual decline through the melt season of spring and summer.

At the time of the record low winter peak, Carbon Brief asked some polar scientists to put the much-reported findings in context. You can watch the video of their responses here.

Scientists keep a close eye around the time the low is normally reached usually early-to-mid september then look for signs of ice accumulating again in order to pinpoint exactly when the summer minimum extent is reached.

This year, that minimum point was on 13 September, when Arctic sea ice extent declined to 4.64m sq km.

That means nine of the 10 lowest summer minima in the satellite record have occurred in the last 10 years, says Prof Julienne Stroeve, a professor of polar observation and modelling at University College London and senior research scientist at the NSIDC. She tells Carbon Brief:

Even though we didnt reach a new record low, the extent fell below 5m sq km, something which never...

21:44

Revolutionary Blockchain-based Digital Advertising Ecosystem Papyrus to Launch Token Generation Event on 12 October 2017 "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Papyrus, the worlds first fully comprehensive and scalable decentralized ecosystem for advertisers, publishers, developers and users built on top of Ethereum blockchain and smart contracts, today announced its token generation event scheduled for 12th of October 2017. The project was first conceptualized in January 2017 and has been funded to date by $1 million from Continue reading Revolutionary Blockchain-based Digital Advertising Ecosystem Papyrus to Launch Token Generation Event on 12 October 2017

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21:43

Part VI: How Adult Society Betrayed Michelle Carter and Conrad Roy "IndyWatch Feed Health"

The sixth and final installment in a series of reports on Michelle Carter. See also parts IIIIIIIV and V.

Any suicide is likely to have several causes coming together in an overwhelming fashion. But especially in children and youth, distressed family relationships usually play an obviously central role. Although the DA tried to suppress the information, Conrad Roys death was no exception. 

Conrads Family Crisis 

Conrads family, including his father and mother, publicly stated that they were unaware of their sons intense emotional suffering so vividly expressed in his texts to Michelle over a period of two years (Public Record 71 in the Michelle Carter Archives). They were also unaware of his extensive research into how to commit suicide, his additional attempts, and his compulsive, continuing suicide planning, all described in texts to Michelle. His parents did not know he had contacted another person, a young man on a suicide prevention site, and eventually convinced him, as well as Michelle, to help him die.  

Conrad must have put on a good face to his family, but his parents very likely missed some signals of despair. His mother and father knew he had decided not to go to college and had been socially anxious in the classroom (Public Record 2).  

As Conrads mother and I both testified in court, the divorce of Conrads parents flared up before his first suicide attempt and hospitalization in 2012. On August 27, 2011, Conrads father called the police. When they arrived, he gave them a signed statement that he was having a conflict with his wife about marital problems and she struck me on the right side of the face with an open hand and I proceeded to call the police (...

21:34

Talk About Climate Change, Its Here in Spades "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Hurricane Irma eye over Barbuda, 9/6/17

Now Is Exactly the Time to Have That Discussion About Climate Change

From an Article by Susan Glickman, EcoWatch.com, September 15, 2017

As a native Floridian, I chose to ride out Hurricane Irma in my hometown of Tampajust a few miles north of where the Tampa Bay Buccaneers play football. Like millions of other Floridians who evacuated low-lying beach communities for higher ground, I had the obvious safety concerns and worries about whether I would even have a home to return to. But as a public interest advocate who has worked on climate and energy issues every day for almost two decades, I also have intense concerns about the growing climate change/hurricane nexus.

So when EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says its insensitive to Floridians and Texans to talk about climate change during hurricane emergencies, I say he missed the boat as to whats truly insensitive.
Whats insensitive is not talking about the links between warmer surface water temperatures and more intense weather events. Whats insensitive is dismantling the Clean Power Plan that was put in place to reduce climate-changing carbon pollution. Whats insensitive is unraveling the environmental protections we all rely on so allies in the oil and gas industry can continue to pollute for free and have consumers pick up the tab.

Plain and simple, we are altering the climate of our planet for all living beings just so that a few people can make money selling, trading and producing fuels and products that emit greenhouse gas emissions. Its not okay and its got to stop.

Increased greenhouse gas emissions are fueling more extreme weather events. Its just that simple. The warmer ocean temperatures in the Atlantic and the gulf are contributing to more intense hurricanes. Climate change is causing sea level rise that adds to the threat of coastal flooding.

We have needed to act to reduce emissions for a long time, but now we are at a true crossroads. The Arctic is melting, and the permafrost is thawing. As goes the Arctic, so goes Florida. We must take serious action now to both adapt to the climate change impacts that are inevitable from carbon pollution already in the pipeline and to reduce our emissions and future impacts by transforming to a low-carbon economy.

Make no mistake, weve known about th...

21:30

Ridley Scott Walks You Through His Favorite Scene from Blade Runner "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

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The opening Voight-Kampff test that turns explosive, the flight over the high-rise rooftops and past the tower-side video geisha of 2019 Los Angeles, Roy Batty's dying monologue on the rainy rooftop, Deckard picking up Gaff's origami unicorn: like any other movie meriting classic status, Blade Runner less possesses memorable scenes than comprises nothing but memorable scenes. Fans have, of course, argued for their favorites, and if you have one yourself you can now compare your judgment against that of the film's director Ridley Scott, who talks about which Blade Runner scene he holds in highest esteem in the new video from Wired above.

Scott picks the scene when Deckard, Harrison Ford's hunter of the artificial human beings known as replicants, visits the offices of the colossal Tyrell Corporation that invented them and interviews an immaculately put-together young lady, almost a vision out of film noir, named Rachael.




But that's no lady that's a replicant, at least according to the Voight-Kampff gear he breaks out and sets up for the procedure. "To Rick Deckard, it's just a job," says Scott. "He appears to be oblivious to the beauty and is unimpressed by what he sees. At the end of it, he says, 'How can it now know what it is?' He calls her 'it.' So obviously she's a race apart."

But how to signal that to the audience, showing without telling? Scott speaks of modeling Rachael after Hedy Lamarr, the Austrian-born star from the golden age of Hollywood "who had a severity which was spectacular." Still working at a time in cinema when "digital doesn't have...

21:30

Donald Trumps hair declared first mobile World Heritage Site "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

Donald Trumps signature hairdo has been designated the first mobile World Heritage Site today and it now ranks alongside other such iconic structures as The Pyramids and Taj Mahal.

Speaking to reporters, Chairman of the selection committee, Professor Olaf Schmidlin, said , Mr Trumps hair is a marvel of design and engineering and is, as far as we know, the first man-made structure supported by gel and hair spray alone. It appears to defy every known law of physics and gravity, and added to these already impressive considerations, its potential for global mobility makes it truly unique in the world, even though his hair has a stated preference for just staying in its Palm Beach resort and enjoying a well done steak.  It must be preserved for mankind for all time.

Its understood that in being awarded the accolade President Trumps hair beat off several stiff challenges; one from North Korean despot, Kim Jong-Un, and a second from the Eton Mess of a haircut that sits atop Britains Boris Johnson. However Professor Schmidlin added, While both of these were considered carefully but the panel rejected them on the grounds that, although they were undoubtedly both bloody stupid, no real effort goes into maintaining them on a daily basis.

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Secretary Zinke Advises Trump to Leave a Legacy of Broken Promises with Tribes "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

Guest Commentary

Published September 20, 2017

Native American communities in San Juan County, Utah, feel shut out of the process they have worked in good faith with now that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has issued an insensitive report recommending reducing Bears Ears National Monument.

In his final report to President Trump, called the National Monuments review, he has silenced the voices of Native Americans in Utah and across the country by dismissing our deep ties to the Bears Ears landscape. Even though Americans emphatically support National Monuments, Secretary Zinke seems to unfairly discount the concerns of NGOs without a basis for doing so. Astoundingly, he ignored the 2.6 million American voices, 98 percent of whom commented in favor of protecting national monuments.

If Secretary Zinke had met with local stakeholders, he would have learned that Navajo and Ute residents (who are the county majority) have been greatly impacted by uranium and oil and gas pollution since the 1930s which is in part why we worked so hard to protect our traditional cultural uses and sacred sites. Even as he recommends exclusions, he does not comment on the future roles of the grazing, timber, fishing and mining industries. Furthermore, by eliminating protections for everything outside any new boundary, Secretary Zinke failed to explain how these important traditional cultural resources and uses can still be preserved.

In fact, five out of seven Utah Navajo Chapter Houses as well as Secretary Zinkes adopted Tribe in Montana, the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes, all passed resolutions defending Bears Ears this past month. Among Native American residents living adjacent to Bears Ears, 97 percent of these Chapter members voted in favor of leaving Bears Ears alone, and not a single Tribe in the entire United States has stepped forward to ask the Secretary to shrink or eliminate Bears Ears National Monument. We now understand why this report, which is an insult to Tribes, was held so tightly by this administration.

Any and all recommendations by Secretary Zinke regarding Bears Ears National Monument are fundamentally flawed because the Secretary failed to take the time to meet with and listen to local...

Earliest Known Zero Symbol Identified in Ancient Indian Manuscript "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Deatil of the Bakhshali manuscript, with a dot used in the bottom line, a placeholder that is recognized as the earliest zero symbol (courtesy Bodleian Libraries/ University of Oxford)Deatil of the Bakhshali manuscript, with a dot used in the bottom line, a placeholder that is recognized as the earliest zero symbol (courtesy Bodleian Libraries/ University of Oxford)

Radiocarbon testing has revealed that an Indian manuscript thought to date to the 9th century is actually centuries older and contains the earliest known zero symbol. The discovery was first reported by the Guardian on September 13, which noted that hundreds of zeroes are included on the 70 pieces of birch mark that make up the Bakhshali manuscript.

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21:30

Swiss Finance Regulator Cracks Down on 'E-Coin' Cryptocurrency Scheme "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Switzerland's financial markets regulator has cracked down on a trio of companies tied to an alleged cryptocurrency scam.

21:27

Tibetan Monks Can Raise Body Temperatures With Their Minds, Harvard Study Explains How "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

by Peace Quarters

There is a monastery in northern India wherein Tibetan Monks try to test their knowledge of Tum-mo. This is a process that allows the body to enter a deep level of meditation. Some of these monks are soaked in big sheets of cold water that are placed on their shoulders. If an average person would do this, it will be very complicated.

The wrappings alone can already cause people to shiver uncontrollably. If people are unable to regulate their body temperature, they can die because of the cold.

Buddhists believe that there is a real world wherein our affections stay unaffected. This is the place wherein we can think of the things that we want to achieve and be successful in doing it. The monks who can enter this world can generate heat. This explains why they were able to make the clothes dry again.


Relaxation Response

This is a type of physiological state that can make people less stressful especially when they are already undergoing a lot of stress. There will be a decrease in heart rate, breathing rate and blood pressure. Some people are experiencing some health conditions and illnesses who have managed to improve their conditions because of making this relaxation response. Other individuals who may undergo this intervention are those who are trying to recover from a stressful event or are battling serious illnesses that are life-threatening.
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80+ Glasses Case Sewing Patterns and Tutorials "IndyWatch Feed Craft"

glasses case sewing patternsDon't you hate it when your glasses get scratched? Well, I know I do.  I recently scratched a pair of very expensive and very elegant sunglasses that were given to me by a loved one.  I feel terrible but they just must have rubbed against something while they were in Continue reading

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Einfach so adbusten ganz legal Wahlplakate in Berlin "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Die Aktionsgruppe und friedlich-kreativen Protestler Einfach So aus Berlin haben einen rckstandslos wieder entfernbaren Add-On-Aufkleber fr Wahlplakate verffentlicht und diesen auf Wahlplakate aller Parteien geklebt. Mit der Aktion hinterfragen sie erneut die Inhalte von Wahlplakaten, in dem sie Teile der Inhalte durch das Wort kleben ersetzen und zeigen eine weitere Mglichkeit auf, Wahlplakate legal zu adbusten. Wie bereits bei ihrer vorherigen Aktion, handelt sich laut eigenen Angaben der Gruppe um eine legale Aktion, da es sich lediglich um eine vorubergehende Veranderung des Erscheinungsbildes handelt, die somit keine Sachbeschadigung im Sinne von StGB 303 II darstellt. Die Aufkleber lassen sich alle rckstandslos wieder ablsen. Dazu haben sie einen offenen Brief an die Werbeagenturen der groen Parteien verschickt. Ob die Sache vor Gericht Bestand hat, wird sich im Zweifelsfall noch zeigen. Bereit vor kurzem hat die Gruppe mit der Aktion #bitteWenden17 ber hundert Wahlplakate in Berlin umgedreht und so weie Flchen zur kreativen Gestaltung geschaffen. Die Aktion sorgte fr viel Berichterstattung im Netz und den klassischen Medien. Auch Die PARTEI hatte vor ein paar Wochen ebenfalls einen Add-On-Aufkleber in verschiedenen Variationen zum Download verffentlicht. Letztes Jahr hatte die Gruppe bereits mit einer Aktion fr mehr Spa im ffentlichen Raum fr viel Aufsehen gesorgt. Dafr haben sie im Sommer mitten in Berlin 30 Guerilla-Schaukeln aufgehngt. Um auf dem ...

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21:14

Two UFOs and an Alien Spotted in Argentina "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

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In the past week, we have reports of at least two UFO sightings and multiple reports and a photograph of an alleged extraterrestrial in a park with strange behavior that has some worried that theres something more than fishy in the waters there and no one is talking about it.
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http://mysteriousuniverse.org  by Paul Seaburn

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How to Use the Secret Menu at Chipotle to Order a Gun "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

One of the best things about Chipotle is the secret menu. Using this hidden set of selections, customers can treat themselves to crazy food combos like the Quesarito or Taco Nachos. But what you might not know is that Chipotles secret menu isnt limited to food. Heres how you can use that same secret menu to order a gun.

First off, you have to be 21. This is America and we have laws about going into a burrito place and walking out with a gun. Safety first.

Second, and this is important, dont just come out and say to the person taking your order that you want to get a gun. Announcing your intentions isnt a dealbreaker but its bad manners and could lead to bad service and a subpar weapon.

Third, the sequence is super important. Start off by saying you want a Veggie-Select Burrito Bowl. This is an important verbal cue to the Chipotle employee that youre down with the secret menu. Dont expect any kind of recognition or wink though. Theyre gonna play it cool just like you.

Once youve set yourself up, order your ingredients in the following order;  white rice, firing pin, firing pin spring, spring guide, sear spring, extractor spring, half black beans,  half refried beans, firing pin retainer, sear assembly, load chamber indicator, trigger disconnect, sofritas, mild salsa, disassembly button, recoil spring, dissembly button spring, magazine release spring, extractor, cam, cam pin, light cheese, grip screw, grip, rear sign assembly, sour cream, safety lever, guacamole (the gauc is going to cost extra but it is totally worth it IMO), safety spring, spacer, side of hot sauce, magazine and a side of chips.

Related: 7 Best Podcasts About Unsolved Murders I Committed

If you ordered correctly, you should see the Chipotle employee write Gun on the tin lid for your burrito bowl. Theyll probably double bag it too because its gonna be heavy.

As far as price, the gun parts usually cost the same wherever but market gauc prices can fluctuate so expect this secret menu item to cost somewhere between $50-$55.

When you get home youre gonna have to spend some time cleaning all the food ingredients off of your gun parts. And then some more time assembling the weapon. There are tons of great guides on YouTu...

21:02

Pastor who thinks mothers dont belong in public office leads Bible study for Trumps cabinet "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Ralph Drollinger is a pastor known for inflammatory statements on everything from climate change to womens right to work.

20:59

When Owen met Alastair like The Thick Of It meets The Office "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

The Guardians Owen Jones has made a video interview with Alastair Campbell and its all a bit, to quote The Thick Of Its Malcolm Tucker, Shitehead Revisited.

Feels like its time for another Malcolm Tucker quote.

Who was it that did your media training, Myra Hindley? Its terrible! All these hands all over the place. You were like a sweaty octopus trying to unhook a bra. It was like watching John Leslie at work.

Anyway, heres what people made of on Twitter.

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20:55

Storiqa to Let Anyone Build an Online Marketplace Using Blockchain "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Storiqa to allow anyone to build an online marketplace using smart contracts and cryptocurrencies.

20:51

Bitcoin Price Watch; Live Trade! "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

OK lets get right to this today. The bitcoin price has just spiked below a key level that we outlined yesterday evening as being one to watch and returned to trade back within range on the one-minute charts. This is a perfect setup for two types of trades one that falls nicely within our Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Live Trade!

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20:46

Blockchain Cruise Asia Set to Become the Major Asian Blockchain Conference in 2018 "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Famed cryptocurrency services provider CoinsBank has plans for a new gathering of Blockchain technology enthusiasts on the horizon. After achieving success for two straight years with Blockchain Cruise, which sailed over the Caribbean, the organizers including CoinsBank has now opted to target the Asian market with a major blockchain conference thats scheduled for early next Continue reading Blockchain Cruise Asia Set to Become the Major Asian Blockchain Conference in 2018

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20:44

How To Kill Water Contaminants On The Field "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Back in the day, people used to boil water to purify it, and this traditional method is used even today. However, times have changed, and there are now other options available for survivalists. Here are a few water treatment strategies to keep you alive on the trail. Boiling water remains an important strategy to kill ... Read more...

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20:33

Study Finds Antidepressants Increase Risk of Death "IndyWatch Feed Health"

From the New York Post: A recent study found that taking antidepressant drugs increases the risk of death by 33 percent. Those who take antidepressants were also found to have a 14 percent higher risk for cardiovascular problems such as stroke and heart attack.

The McMaster study undermines the idea that antidepressants actually save lives by reducing depressive symptoms, according to co-author Marta Maslej.

Our findings are important because they undermine this assumption. I think people would be much less willing to take these drugs if they were aware how little is known about their impact outside of the brain, and that what we do know points to an increased risk of death.'

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20:32

A Blow to STATs Credibility: Ghostwriting/PR Influence "IndyWatch Feed Health"

From HealthNewsReview.orgSTAT recently published an op-ed praising the role of drug company sales representatives. The physician listed as the author has now revealed that he did not write the piece; the piece was instead ghostwritten by PR messaging professionals.

Ethically ghostwriting becomes a problem when you have a big concern like a pharmaceutical company thats trying to put words in the mouth of the little guy, he told me. Why is it necessary to omit the name of the person who actually wrote the piece, unless youre trying to obscure the hidden hand of someone behind the scenes whos more powerful?

Seife drew a parallel to Wyeths use of ghostwriters to promote the hormone replacement therapy Prempro in the medical literature. He said the company penned journal articles and recruited physicians to put their names on them. The reason you do that is to hide the influence of the drug company and to increase the impact more than you wouldve had otherwise, he said.

Its shocking if STAT is allowing this to go on, he added. Its a real blow to their credibility.'

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We Should Not Forcibly Commit the Homeless During Hurricanes "IndyWatch Feed Health"

From Pacific Standard: In an effort to protect homeless individuals from the effects of Hurricane Irma, officials from the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust used the Baker Act to involuntarily commit any homeless people who would not voluntarily seek shelter. This policy has set a dangerous precedent for locking homeless people up without due process; several advocacy organizations including NARPA and the Bazelon Center have spoken out against it.

Friedman is concerned about homeless people in Miami. But he also knows that the risks dont come only from the storm. Its scary, he says, when people make decisions that others dont like, they define it as crazy. In this case, they lock them up without any due process. He wonders, now that this precedent has been set, what other moments will justify trawling the streets of Miami to Baker-Act homeless residents.

In the end, officials at the Homeless Trust told me, six people were committed. Its not a huge number, but each of these individuals has rights, and in each case those rights were violated. Those violations could be been prevented with better planning. Advocates worry about the potential for similar misuse of involuntary commitment, especially given that none of the widespread news coverage of the Baker Act reached out to experts like NARPA, Next Steps, or the Bazelon Center.

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20:30

More Crypto-Criticism, This Time from Dogecoins Creator. "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

The latest in the slew of crypto critics is Jackson Palmer, the creator of Dogecoin. Palmer claims that thanks to the proliferation of scam ICOs, a similar fate might be lurking in wait for the rest of crypto as that which caused him to leave his pet-project in 2015. For those who dont know what Continue reading More Crypto-Criticism, This Time from Dogecoins Creator.

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20:30

marigold fable | a birth story "IndyWatch Feed Fertility"

On one of our final days in Bali last year I was preparing to have a massage and wondered why the masseuse didnt want me lying on my front. But you have baby, she said, gesturing to my belly. No, I replied. She looked perplexed but let me lie down and as I looked through the hole in the massage table I saw a ring of marigolds around an Om symbol and, for the very first time, felt a presence within me.

There she was.

Two whole weeks later a pregnancy test confirmed what that intuitive Balinese woman already knew.

For someone who has preached the importance of faith in the body and power in the mind to hundreds of pregnant women over the years, I journeyed towards Marigolds birth anxious and fearful.

My previous birth, with Percy, was positive but, at times, traumatic. He was born healthy and I recovered quickly and without complications. And yet for the first six months of his life I soothed a very traumatised baby who would only settle in my arms and whimpered like he was scared. I didnt discuss it much at the time because I simply thought I had an unsettled baby. But in retrospect we were both recovering from a frightening experience; one that he would soon forget and one that stayed at the forefront of my mind.

I opted to birth at the local hospital as opposed to the low-risk birth centre I had previously chosen. I knew that I would feel more grounded and secure if medical back-up was close by. Instead of requesting a particular midwife I made the conscious decision to let the universe decide for me it felt like the right thing to do.

At 11weeks I answered the phone and heard Sues voice. And there she was, delivered to me, and just what I needed.

She asked about my previous birth and listened to me wail as all the fear that lay just below the surface bubbled up and overpermission to release. So began a conversation that would continue throughout my pregnancy and right up to the day before birth; my fear soothed by considered and encouraging words.

Apart from low iron levels, I relished in a smooth, enjoyable pregnancy. My belly continued to grow as I went about mothering three children and as the weeks ticked by I reminded myself to savour it allthis would be my last pregnancy and I didnt want to wish it away.

On Mothers Day I had the most vivid dream...

20:30

24 Things to Make for Fall "IndyWatch Feed Craft"

I have a confession. I still have Summer decorations up. I know, I know! I keep wanting to switch them out for Fall decor, but it is pretty low on my priority list for now. But as I start to think about Fall, and October, and Halloween, and Thanksgiving and everything good, colorful, and []

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Where Does Wealth Really Come From? "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

by Justin Deschamps; stillnessinthestorm.com

Rumors and claims regarding NESARA, GESARA, and various other "prosperity programs" have been circulating the internet for decades. After research, there appears to be some truth to NESARA, which is the notion that a set of hidden accounts are being held in trust for some future age of economic prosperity, originally incorporated by the infamous Saint Germain.

According to the story, when NESARA goes live, disbursements from these trust accounts will take place. However, what the idea or belief in NESARA also tends to do is stymy efforts by awakening populations to restore social trust in the human family, which if done, would see an incredible rise of prosperity and abundance before NESARA disbursements. In short, we don't need to wait for NESARA to begin creating the metaphysical structures that empower us to be abundant and restore the planet.

In my research of money, law, and the legal systems of this world, a consistent theme continues to present itself. Let me take some time to share what I've discovered. Although I will present these ideas with an air of authority, so as to facilitate comprehension, keep in mind my knowledge is expanding every day. And, just to be crystal clear, nothing in this article shall be construed as legal advice of any kind.

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Be advised, I will repeat important concepts in several different ways in an effort to ensure maximum understanding for the readerpartially because these things have been hidden so well in plain sight.

By taking the time to understand some of the things we use every day, we can learn how to use these tools for the creation of a benevolent society.
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20:30

Group Finally Schedules Conversation about How Much Fun It Would Be to Play D&D Some Time "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. Zack Borman and a few of his friends were able to set aside a few hours, after months of scheduling conflicts and last-minute dropouts, to talk about how theyd all like to play Dungeons and Dragons at some point in the future, according to close sources.

Its something Ive wanted to do for a while, said Borman.  I see a lot of people online talk about Dungeons and Dragons, and every time I tell myself, thats a game Id love to talk to my friends about playing if we could ever all get together.

Im just glad we were finally able to nail down a time for us to get together and nail down a time to play D&D, he added.

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According to those close to the group, preparations for the conversation have reportedly been underway for weeks. Borman has been busy getting materials together, queuing up clips of Dan Harmons Harmonquest, and reading through the top posts of the D&D subreddittrying to wrap his head around the complicated world of deciding to play Dungeons and Dragons.

Sources confirm he has even thought about surprising his friends with an anecdote he heard from a friend who played once in college.

Im excited to be the Dungeon Master for the groups scheduling conversation campaign, Borman continued. Do I suggest we play through an existing campaign? Do I throw out the idea of writing a custom campaign once Ive read a little more about the rules? There really arent any boundaries on where this thing can go and Im curious to see how my friends will work together to navigate the unknown territories of figuring out w...

20:30

Beginner Sampler in New Colors "IndyWatch Feed Craft"

A pretty piece of fabric stitched in colorful floss is an especially lovely thing, made for no other reason than to enjoy its timeless beauty. Our Beginner Sampler Kit is all about the satisfaction of creating such an object!

Beginner Sampler in New Colors | Purl Soho

An update to our Learn to Embroider a Sampler Kit, this Beginner Sampler may look familiar. It is the same design and set of instruction as the original, but is now available in two additional palettes! Sunny Day, above, really is a sunny day with rich roses and golden yellows set on a warm pink linen-cotton blend.

Beginner Sampler in New Colors | Purl Soho

And Coneflower, above, is an ode to that wonderful flower that blooms in a range of lavenders and pinks with a toasty orange center. We love this delicate garden on a crisp white background, so fresh and pretty!

Beginner Sampler in New Colors | Purl Soho

The Beginner Sampler Pattern booklet, which comes with the Kit or on its own, includes step-by-instructions, from putting the fabric in the hoop to stitching a whole collection of basic embroidery stitches. Each circlet in the finished design offers the chance to practice your new skills!

Beginner Sampler in New Colors | Purl Soho

Although designed for beginners, accomplished embroiderers will find this project just as compelling. With the freedom to create your own combinations of stitches or to follow along with ours, theres lots of room to play and learn.

Beginner Sampler in New Colors | Purl Soho

And never fear, the original palette is still available! Now named Window Box, its warm slate background is like a container for a garden of bright colors. A new name and two new color stories but still the same combination of...

20:30

Experience Premier Native American Art at the Cherokee Art Market "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

Previous Cherokee Art Market

12th annual event returns to Tulsa Oct. 14-15

TULSA  The 12th annual Cherokee Art Market, featuring more than 150 elite Native American artists from across the nation, returns to Tulsa Oct. 14-15 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

The Cherokee Art Market is one of the largest Native American art shows in the state and one of the finest Native American art markets in the country.

More than 50 tribes are represented at the annual event that includes artwork available for purchase. Pieces include beadwork, pottery, painting, basketry, sculptures and textiles.

As part of the two-day event, there will be cultural demonstrations open to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Demonstrations include shell jewelry, screen printing, katsina dolls, sculptures, Native fashion, gourd art, painting, storytelling and music.

Artists are competing for their share of $75,000 in prize money awarded across 25 categories.

An opening reception will be held in the Sky Room on Friday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. to welcome artists and award prize money. The public is welcome to attend the reception for $25 per person. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

Best of Show for the 11th annual Cherokee Art Market was awarded to Glenda McKay, Ingalik-Athabascan, for her seal-skin basket Ingalik Charm Basket (Traditional).

Cherokee Art Market is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Sequoyah Convention Center at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Admission is $5 per person. For more information about the Cherokee Art Market, visit www.cherokeeartmarket.com. Media sponsors include Native American Art Magazine and Tulsa People.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is located off Interstate 44 at exit...

20:30

Rachel Carson on Science and Our Spiritual Bond with Nature "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Our origins are of the earth. And so there is in us a deeply seated response to the natural universe, which is part of our humanity.


Rachel Carson on Science and Our Spiritual Bond with Nature

The exceeding beauty of the earth, in her splendour of life, yields a new thought with every petal, the nineteenth-century English nature writer Richard Jefferies wrote. The hours when the mind is absorbed by beauty are the only hours when we really live.

The most fertile seeds of cultural sensibility can take generations to bloom. In the twentieth century, Jefferiess ideas became a major inspiration for Rachel Carson (May 27, 1907April 14, 1964) the pioneering marine biologist and writer who catalyzed the modern environmental movement and ushered in a new literary aesthetic of writing about science as something inseparable from life and inherently poetic.

Carson examined the question of beauty as a lens on comprehending the universe in a stunning speech she delivered before a summit of women journalists in 1954, later published under the title The Real World Around Us in Lost Woods: The Discovered Writing of Rachel Carson (public library) the indispensable volume that gave us Carsons prescient 1953 protest against the governments assault on science and nature.

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20:30

David Bowie Emerges From Grave, Ending His Celebrity Who Died in 2016 Character "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

LONDON David Bowie stunned millions of fans yesterday, emerging from the tomb in seemingly peak physical condition and ending his Celebrity Who Died in 2016 character.

While many were shocked and thrilled by the iconic rock legend rising from the crypt, music critic and self-proclaimed Bowie expert Guile Westinson noted he anticipated the resurrection. If this move surprises you, you dont know the first thing about Bowie, said Westinson. As soon as I heard he had liver cancer, I said to myself, This man is a genius. Im just a little disappointed this character never actually released any music.

Despite its massive popularity, Celebrity Who Died in 2016 marks the shortest tenure of any Bowie character to date a fact Westinson attributed to the ever-increasing speed of pop culture.

Bowies always knows when a character has run its course. He killed off Ziggy Stardust just in time, and he knew dying in 2016 wont be relevant by 2018, so hes moving on, Westinson added. I cant wait to see what he comes up with next.

Longtime collaborator Tony Visconti offered some insight as to what inspired Bowie to die in the first place.

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Hes always been the perfect social chameleon. The only reason he died last year was because everyone was doing it. Prince did it, Leonard Cohen was working on it If you werent dead in 2016, you were nobody, said Visconti. Like many other trends and fads before it, Bowie took it, redefined it, and made it his own.

As details of Bowies next characterization have remained shrouded in trademark secrecy thus far, the rumor mill hasnt stopped churning. One user on the Alladin Sane fan forum posited that Bowie is already recording a new concept album, Thanksgiving Pete and the Gobby Wobbies, a fictitious band that roams a cyberpunk dystopia preaching the gospel of rocknroll. So far, that claim is unsubstantiated.

Experts note that while Bowie is yet to settle on a new avatar for 2018, they predict the top-two contenders are either Ziggy Marvel Universe or the Thin White Kickstarter.

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20:30

Optimizing SegWit: How Bitcoin's New Software Is Giving Scaling a Boost "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Bitcoin Core's latest software includes optimizations designed to boost SegWit, a scaling upgrade that's still slowly rolling out across the network.

20:30

Bitso Opens Bitcoin Donation Support for Mexico City Earthquake Relief "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Whenever a natural disaster takes place, there is a dire need for relief efforts. Although not everyone can send goods over to affected countries, financial support will do the job as well. Rather than donating to organizations who cant properly allocate funds, using Bitcoin makes a lot more sense. Mexican exchange Bitso has opened up Continue reading Bitso Opens Bitcoin Donation Support for Mexico City Earthquake Relief

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20:30

What Would Dear Abby Say: Advice Sought for Uncle's Vaccine Refusal and Newborn Baby "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Thanks to Judy Ritchie for the heads up on this advice column vaccine related question. Mom to be is angry with her brother and his wife because they are vaccine cautious, having their own child with a vax injury. This...

20:19

In5D Alternative News for September 20, 2017 "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Welcome to In5D News, your source for Alternative News related to POSITIVE change in our society. Alternative news is the REAL news that is not being reported on the main stream media (MSM). It also reveals the propaganda that IS being reported by the MSM. If youve noticed, the main stream media promotes violence, fear, []

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20:19

Justin Trudeau manages to take down Trump without mentioning him "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

Heres Canadian premier Justin Trudeau at the United Nations showing Donald Trump how to do it.

The nearly 7.5 billion people we collectively serve are better than the cynics and the pessimists think they are. People want their problems solved, not exploited.

Yep, were pretty sure we know who he was talking about.

Heres how people reacted online.

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20:18

Energy Update The Time Has Come "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

by Anastacia, Australian Correspondent, In5D.com NEW REVELATIONS-THE TIME HAS COME Rising over the lip of energies, the crest of the wave of Beyond. Today I feel completely NEW and different that I am only able to put into words though what I am sharing here on-the-go: Overwhelming energies this morning in a very good way. []

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20:17

BIG ONE EARTHQUAKE IS VERY CLOSE "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Hello all. I live in Ecuador and have studied earthquakes and its effects on structures for several decades. I went thru a 7.8 earthquake on April 16 2016 and it lasted 1'20s. It was a terrifying experience. Violent after shocks came a few days later. At 2:45 am we had a 6.3 earthquake and 15 minutes later we had a 6.9 and it was raining lightly. This strong activity lasted for a year I began studying the movement of earthquake in the continent. Within 2 minutes of the big one we had a...

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20:10

Any Manly Vegan would Weep over this Dish: Black Quinoa with Miso Zaalouk. {Recipe} "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Miso adds a nice, deep yang salt balance to the eggplants yin. Its a bit crunchy, spicy, and exotic. Waylon would weep...

20:07

Strange way to find out Ivanka Trump doesnt know what otherwise means "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

What a lovely picture posted by Ivanka Trump and yet, something doesnt seem quite right.

Yes, thats it!

Answer: no.


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19:47

Flesh Out the Meaning ~ Richard J Foster "IndyWatch Feed Survival"



I want to list ten controlling principles for the outward expression of simplicity. They should not be viewed as laws, but as one attempt to flesh out the meaning of simplicity into twentieth-century life.
First, buy things for their usefulness rather than their status. 
Second, reject anything that is producing an addiction in you. 
Third, develop a habit of giving things away. De-accumulate. 
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19:30

Malaysia's Central Bank Is Close to Drafting New Cryptocurrency Rules "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Malaysia's central bank could introduce rules around cryptocurrencies by the end of this year, according to statements by its governor.

19:21

Bulletproof Home Defense: Tactics You Can Enact Now to Secure Your Safety "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Protect your family from intruders with these comprehensive home defense and security tactics that will turn your home into a fortress.

The post Bulletproof Home Defense: Tactics You Can Enact Now to Secure Your Safety appeared first on Primal Survivor.

19:19

Icelandic Government Collapses After Plot to Pardon Pedophile Rapist Exposed "IndyWatch Feed Fertility"

September 18, 2017 

(ANTIMEDIA Icelands justice system has received praise in recent years for its successful prosecution of multiple bankers who helped bring on the 2008 financial crisis. Though some of those bankers have been released early from prison, the latest controversy in the country stems from an entirely different miscarriage of justice.
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19:19

Kp Message 9-19-17 A Post to say Theres not much going on' "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Im kind of in the midst of a few things. And will have more to say later. But I did want to say that theres not a whole lot to say, and Im sure that means something or other about something or other.

I do feel that many of us are in a Pause for clearing, a Pause for Releasing, and a Pause for Upgrading. That can be (and is) apparently going on on many levels.

So apparently there was something to say after all.

Aloha, Kp


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19:18

Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis ETC/USD To Retest $11? "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Key Highlights Ethereum classic price struggled to settle above the $13.00 level against the US Dollar, and is moving lower. There is a declining contracting triangle pattern with resistance at $11.50 forming on the hourly chart of ETC/USD (Data feed via Kraken). The pair might decline further and could even test the $11.00 support in Continue reading Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis ETC/USD To Retest $11?

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18:56

Debt Rattle September 20 2017 "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Edward Hopper Automat 1927   Australia: A Delusional, Stuffed, Basket Case, Bubble, Third World Economy (MB) With QT On The Way, This Market Is Headed For A Brick Wall (Boockvar) Where Deutsche Bank Thinks The Next Financial Crises Could Happen (CNBC) Just 4% Own Over 95% Of Bitcoin (HowMuch) MPs

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18:54

VibeHub VR/AR application ICO approaching end "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

VibeHub is a Virtual and Augmented reality application for the use of music, education, gaming and dating. The VibeHub team will use holoportation technology to holoport mainstream artists and educators in real time in a Virtual Reality setting. This revolutionary technology is going to change the way artists and educators monetize content on the internet Continue reading VibeHub VR/AR application ICO approaching end

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18:46

The Refashioners 2017 Beth "IndyWatch Feed Craft"

When I first set this challenge I anticipated lots of neutrals. As tends to be the nature with mens suits in particular. Grey, navy, black. That kinda thing.  I hadnt factored in ladies suiting  (so clear was I in my minds eye that it would all be mens suits) which of course (duh) will come

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18:40

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF HELPING AUSTRALIA STAY NUCLEAR FREE "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Members from the Western Australia Nuclear Free Alliance (WANFA) have returned home this week from a weekend in Adelaide on Kaurna country for the Australian Nuclear Free Alliance annual conference to debrief and strategise for the struggles ahead.
At the core of Australian Nuclear Free Alliance (ANFA) are Aboriginal people living with nuclear projects on their lands, including uranium mines and the toxic legacy of nuclear weapons testing in the 1950s and 60s, and others trying to stop new uranium mines or nuclear waste dumps being imposed on their country.
This year marked the 20th annual conference; reflecting on the (many) wins of the past, the continued impact of nuclear projects past and present, and strategising on the future directions of the movement.
WANFA has come back from Adelaide, stronger, keener and more connected to continue fighting proposed uranium mines on their land.
We will take what we have learnt from ANFA back into our communities so we can keep WA uranium free.
We made a strong commitment over the weekend along with many other people from around this country to;
* recognise that everyone has the same issue when dealing with the nuclear industry and we are committed to supporting traditional owners and communities on country; and
* we are going to keep fighting against uranium mining at Kintyre, Wiluna, Yeelirrie and Mulga Rock until we get a permanent ban on mining uranium in Western Australia.
We have upcoming events organised so please keep in touch.
Call 0401 909 332 for more information.

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18:36

London to host the largest conference ICO Event London 2017 "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

In October, London will host the major conference, ICO Event London 2017, dedicated to a popular investment generation tool called Initial Coin Offering. The event will involve blockchain and cryptocurrency experts, venture investors, lawyers and startup founders, raising a great startup capital due to the ICO. ICO Event London 2017 is one of the first Continue reading London to host the largest conference ICO Event London 2017

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18:35

Ancient Viking navigators used Solar Stones to sail around the globe "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

The ancient Vikings and their descendants had great influence in European and even world history.

It is well known that they ruled over British territories for many years until finally being defeated by the Normans, which happen to be the descendants of Vikings that had received lands in Normandy (France).

In Italy, they founded the Norman kingdom of Sicily and even influenced many cultures thanks to their incursions in the Caliphate of Cordova and the Byzantine Empire.

Throughout the northern rivers, they intervened repeatedly in the Baltic Sea and in Russia, whose first states appear linked to Vikings adventurers.

The Viking history is a rich one, and while much is known about them, experts are still unable to understand as to why these Nordic warriors started to drastically expand, in search for lands to conquer or colonize from the VIII century onward.

The Vikings were great sailors and perhaps even better warriors, but what exactly made them such a powerful maritime culture has remained a mystery.

How did they navigate, and what tools did they use?

The Viking Solar Stones

For half a century, historians have wondered how the ancient Vikings sailed long distances under extremely difficult meteorological conditions.

Experts believe their secret were so-called Solar Stones, or Solar Crystals, intricate tools that allowed them to navigate across the oceans like no other culture before.

The conclusive evidence could be buried forever in the past, but a scientific study details the types of conditions under which ancient sailors could have used this tool, proving that it was possible for Vikings to navigate through the fog and other difficult conditions using little more than a polarized rock and a bit of mathematical knowledge.

The research was conducted by the Etvs Lornd University in Hungary where scientists evaluated several types of polarizing glass under a variety of weather conditions throughout the year to test a hypothesis proposed in 1967.

According to Danish archaeologist Thorhild Ramskou, the Vikings were able to identify the position of the Sun through cloud cover by holding a birefringent material such as crystallized calcium carbonate called Iceland Spar to filter polarized light.

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18:33

A Psychedelic Adventure Into The Illusion Of Time "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

By Luke Miller, Truth Theory A loud and powerful high pitched singing bowl intensely rang throughout my ears, I had just been violently sick and the room was spinning in a dark blue intense swirl of colours. Then silence. It was beautiful- I mean the music was beautiful too, but after 3 hours of intensity I Continue reading A Psychedelic Adventure Into The Illusion Of Time

18:32

The Hidden World of Burning Man The Greatest Party on Earth or an Epicenter of Consciousness? "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

By Nanice Ellis, Wake Up World Burning Man: The greatest party on Earth or an epicenter of consciousness? As an experiment in consciousness, 70,000 people from all walks of life gather in the harsh desert and build community from the ground up. For one week each year, Black Rock City becomes the home of Burning Man, and Continue reading The Hidden World of Burning Man The Greatest Party on Earth or an Epicenter of Consciousness?

18:31

Techart unveils the Canon EF lens to Fujifilm GFX 50S adapter with Autofocus & Aperture control "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

Techart unveils the Canon EF lens to Fujifilm GFX 50S adapter with Autofocus & Aperture control Guangzhou China, Sep 20, 2017 The innovative adapter developer, Techart, who has previously launched the first autofocus adapter for manual lenses, has unveiled

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18:31

Your Vaccine Companys President Led Biowarfare Program & Experiments on Americans "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

By Markab Algedi, The Mind Unleashed Did you know that your vaccines were made by a corporation whose president led the US biological warfare program? This video explains. Merck and Co created the HPV vaccine Gardasil, the MMR vaccine, and others. During the middle of World War II, George W. Merck, president of pharmaceutical company Continue reading Your Vaccine Companys President Led Biowarfare Program & Experiments on Americans

18:30

Bitcoin's Parimutuel Problem (Or Why Shorting Doesn't Pay Today) "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Parimutuel betting pools in the cryptocurrency grant traders short exposure, but there are plenty of limitations to this new type of exchange.

18:30

Hear the Pieces Mozart Composed When He Was Only Five Years Old "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

A preternaturally talented, precocious child, barely out of toddlerhood, in powdered wig and knee-breeches, capering around the great houses of 18th century Europe between virtuoso performances on the harpsichord. A young boy who can play any piece anyone puts in front of him, and compose symphonies extemporaneously with ease. Few scenes better capture the mythos of the child prodigy than those reported from the childhood of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

If Milos Formans Amadeus is any reliable guide to his character, if not his history, Mozart may never have lost his boyish charm and exuberance, but his musical ability seemed to mature exponentially as he composed hundreds of sonatas, quartets, concertos, and operas, ending with the Requiem, an astonishing piece of work by any measure, despite remaining unfinished in the year of his death, 1791, at the age of 35.




While those feverish scenes of Requiems composition in Formans film may be tenuously attached to the truth, the stories of Mozart the preschool and boyhood genius are well attested. Not only did he play with unbelievable skill for emperors and empresses in the courts of Europe, but by the time he was six he had composed dozens of remarkable pieces for the keyboard as well as for other instruments,...

18:30

call your senator "IndyWatch Feed Comics"

Today on Toothpaste For Dinner: call your senator


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GoldMint, Provider of Gold-Backed Cryptoassets, Launches ICO today! "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Today, on the 20th of September, GoldMint is launching its ICO. The GoldMint ICO will mark the birth of a new means of exchange for physical gold, with transactions leveraged over the blockchain based platform. This platform will utilize the private and individual gold trading market and potentially the management of larger physical stocks such Continue reading GoldMint, Provider of Gold-Backed Cryptoassets, Launches ICO today!

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18:27

NEULAUT PROJECT SETS TO REDEFINE LOGISTICS BUSINESS USING BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

WHAT IS NEULAUT LOGISTICS PLATFORM? Neulaut is a logistics platform, providing seamless end-to-end supply chain for goods and service using blockchain technology. The Neulaut token, NUA which is a negotiable digital asset, shall enable users of the platform to pay for freight and other related  services and to monitor goods as they progress along the Continue reading NEULAUT PROJECT SETS TO REDEFINE LOGISTICS BUSINESS USING BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY

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18:06

9/11 - I was surprised by this connection - how the future is made "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

I was personally surprised that certain footage in this following video has started to reveal the GLOBAL ACTORS in the 9/11 scam... what we don't know is more than we can take.

Seriously, disturbed by this...



Trump, Netanyahu, Silverstein, Giulliani... is there really that tight a connection?

Remember, Mike, "Politics is too dangerous," and only a Free Planet will save our collective sanity.

17:47

Amazon dam defeats Brazils environment agency (commentary) "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

The term controversial is inadequate to describe the So Manoel Dam. It is located only 700 m from the Kayab Indigenous Land and has already provoked a series of confrontations with the indigenous people (see here, here, here and here). As with other dams, So Manoel can be expected to negatively affect the fish and turtles that are vital food sources for the Kayab, Munduruku and Apiac indigenous groups. It also destroys sacred sites, as well as gravesites and archaeological locations that are revered by the group (see here), among many other impacts (see here and here). So Manoel is on the Teles Pires River in Brazils state of Mato Grosso. It is one of the 43 existing or planned large (> 30 MW installed capacity) dams in the Tapajs Basin (see here). The dam received its operating license on 5 September 2017, signed by the head (president) of IBAMA (Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources), which is the federal agency responsible for environmental licensing. This will allow the reservoir to be filled. The head of IBAMA overrode the formal technical opinion (parecer) of the agencys licensing department, which concluded that The absence of data that have been requested, and the noncompliance with demands made in several technical opinions issued by IBAMA that are identified here, impedes the present analysis from visualizing the true magnitude of the environmental impacts . Therefore, the present technical opinion will not present suggestions for preconditions for the operating license so long

Photos: South Americas adorable Andean bear "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Each Andean bear has distinct facial markings that can be used to identify individual bears. Credit: Julie Larsen Maher WCS There is only one bear species from South America the Andean bear (Tremarctos ornatus). Sometimes called the spectacled bear due to its cream-colored facial markings that can look like eyeglasses, these bears are found in parts of southern Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, and northern Argentina. Mostly shy and highly intelligent, Andean bears find refuge on the forested slopes of the Andes mountain range from which they get their name, often at 5-8,000 feet above sea level, and occasionally as high as 15,000 feet above sea level. Andean bears resemble the North American black bears in appearance, but are not closely related to them. Their nearest relatives were probably an extinct North American bear species called short-faced bears. Those bears grew to enormous sizes (as big as 12 feet when standing on its hind legs), and may have been among the largest land carnivores of that time. Todays Andean bears are not as big as their ancestors, with adult males weighing up to 400 pounds, and females slightly smaller. They are also less carnivorous than their extinct cousins likely were, subsisting on fruits, flowers, and other vegetation more so than meat. In the tropical forests where they are found, Andean bears spend much of their time in trees, often building nests where they sleep for the night. Andean bears are skilled at climbing trees and building nests in them

Fossil discovery in Indonesia reveals lost world of beasts "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

As recently as a few thousand years ago, the Indonesian island of Sumba was home to miniature elephants, giant rats and dragons, according to fossil discoveries reported in a scientific journal last month. The expedition marks the first discovery of a Komodo dragon fossil outside the islets off of Flores, an island east of Bali, prompting one scientist to wonder if the creatures might be reintroduced in Sumba. The report, published last month in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, described fossils of dwarf elephants (Stegodon florensis insularis), rodents as big as cats, and the worlds largest living lizard, the Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis), the only one of the group that still exists. The island of Sumba in eastern Indonesia. Image by Gunkarta via Wikimedia Commons. Some of these species are estimated to have inhabited Sumba as recently as 12,000 years ago, according to the paper. The expedition took place in 2011 and 2014 when scientists from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) collected fossils from several deposits on Sumba, part of a group of islands tucked between the continental shelves of Asia and Australia. The archipelago, known as Wallacea, was named in honor of the biologist Alfred Russel Wallace, who first identified the borders of species distribution across the region in the 19th century. The region received global attention in 2004 when a group of archaeologists described fossils of an extinct tiny human, dubbed the hobbit, or Homo floresiensis, on Flores, just north of Sumba. The discovery of

17:46

Eye-Contact With Dad In Rear Vision Mirror Puts Swift End To Backseat Horseplay "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact There was a time when Michael Steele didnt have a care in the world. But that was a long time ago. Trust with the school run this afternoon by wife Beverly, when the 49-year-old picked his three boys up from St Lockyears Primary School around 3 pm, he knew trouble wasnt far away. []

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17:45

Blockchain Tech: Dont Say You Didnt Know "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Blockchain Tech: Dont Say You Didnt Know by Lior Gantz The AU Report You cant stop things like the blockchain. It will be everywhere, and the world will have to readjust. World governments will have to readjust John...

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17:41

Delaware Approves Tracking of Stock Ownership on Blockchain, Major Effects "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Out with the old--Delaware recognizes value of Blockchain for tracking stock ownership, move affects over a million companies.

17:35

Help Dave get his guns back "IndyWatch Feed Survival"


David Dunstan is a farmer from the NSW town of Bungowannah.

At 3:30am on Thursday 14th September, a man armed with a knife and piece of wood knocked on his back door.

David grabbed his unloaded 22 rifle to confront him - aware that the man had earlier confronted one if his neighbours who scared him off with a hockey stick. Dave managed to convince the man to sit in his car and drive him to the police station, while his wife called the police.

The police met David halfway down his driveway and placed his unwelcome guest under arrest.

The problem is, the police paid David another visit later in the morning to take his guns off him!

We've been working with David to try and see what can be done.  So we're starting this campaign to help him hire a lawyer who specialises in NSW firearms legislation to get his guns back.

We'd like to go further - we reckon he should be compensated for the loss of his firearms, not for his benefit, but to make a stand against this type of treatment by NSW Police.

So please help our campaign to help David get the legal representation he needs - and score a win on behalf of all shooters.
Help spread the word!

17:33

Red, Green & Yellow Flying Saucers Spotted Hovering Over Military Bases For Two Hours In Antarctica "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"


(Arjun WaliaThe third director of the post-World War II United States Central Intelligence Group (CIG), the third director of Central Intelligence (DCI), and the very first director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Roscoe H. Hillenkoetter, once told the world, via the New York Times in 1960, that, behind the scenes, high ranking Air Force officers are soberly concerned about UFOs, and that, through official secrecy and ridicule, many citizens are led to believe the unknown flying objects are nonsense.
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17:30

Mercks Former Doctor Predicts Gardasil to Become the Greatest Medical Scandal of All Time "IndyWatch Feed Fertility"

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It only gets worse.  Essentially the whole pharmaceutical industry jumped into the vaccine industry as a cash.  None of this is slightly justified and it naturally endangers consumers.  It all compares to bloodletting.

I do not know what can stop this.  The science is completely bought out and largely fabricated.  i no longer think they even err on the side of safety.

It is a very bad scene..
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Mercks Former Doctor Predicts Gardasil to Become the Greatest Medical Scandal of All Time 


 http://realfarmacy.com/gardasil-scandal/

It is simply no longer possible to believe much of the clinical research that is published, or to rely on the judgment of trusted physicians or authoritative medical....

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Help Dave get his guns back "IndyWatch Feed Survival"


David Dunstan is a farmer from the NSW town of Bungowannah. 

At 3:30am on Thursday 14th September, a man armed with a knife and piece of wood knocked on his back door.

David grabbed his unloaded 22 rifle to confront him - aware that the man had earlier confronted one if his neighbours who scared him off with a hockey stick. Dave managed to convince the man to sit in his car and drive him to the police station, while his wife called the police.

The police met David halfway down his driveway and placed his unwelcome guest under arrest.

The problem is, the police paid David another visit later in the morning to take his guns off him!

We've been working with David to try and see what can be done.  So we're starting this campaign to help him hire a lawyer who specialises in NSW firearms legislation to get his guns back.

We'd like to go further - we reckon he should be compensated for the loss of his firearms, not for his benefit, but to make a stand against this type of treatment by NSW Police.

So please help our campaign to help David get the legal representation he needs - and score a win on behalf of all shooters.
Help spread the word!

17:07

Can We WIN The Plasma Plane This Equinox ? + Re-Activation of The 144k Campaign "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

A) All remaining obstacles to the Event are on the plasma plane. The plasma toplet bombs (anti-matter bombs) Yaldabaoth & plasma anomaly.

B) BIG callout If enough of us join this Fridays global synchronized mass meditation, we can not only place humanity one step closer to the Event, we can make an emphatic statement that.

WE ARE IN CHARGE!

This is a critical psychological boost most of us need because of how long The Event is taking the toll that the tyrannical mundaneness of day to day matrix life has on us and the intense need to complete our internal healing to no longer suffer from this.

Its at 4:02pm EDT (New York time) Heres the guided meditation video (in 20 different languages) to follow:

http://prepareforchange.net/2017/09/16/please-make-this-viral-september-equinox-unity-meditation

( hit the Share button & spread this. We need to reach critical mass!).

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17:06

Entirely New Communication Channels Conducting Light Found in the Brain "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Over the past Century of scientific study of the brain, it was discovered that mammalian brains produce a type of faint light, known as biophotons.

First observed in rats, the biophotons appear within the visible spectrum very faintly, ranging from near-infrared to the violet end of the spectrum (between 200 and 1,300 nanometers.)

To this day, scientists dont know what they do, and that touches on the reality that science itself is never going to be the one, overarching way of analysis that is going to provide us with the answers to the nature of our existence.

While the scientific method (true science, not the dogma of science), is an essential method of distinguishing reality from illusion, there comes a point in a scientific analysis where it is time to enter the realm of the spiritual, of the potential, while recognizing that the conclusions drawn may not be as 100% tangible as a conclusion reached through the scientific method.

Scientists recently published a paper suggesting that the biophotons produced by the brain may actually be part of another optical communication system. It is unknown what this biophoton communication system would do, or what thoughts, feelings, or things it might communicate.

The paper is titled Are there optical communication channels in the brain?, and you can find it at Cornell University library at this link.

According to Big Think:

The team wanted to know whether or not there existed an infrastructure over which light could travel from one place to another in the brain across the distances required, focusing on myelinated axons. Axons are the fibers that carry a neurons electrical signal outward; myelinated axons are covered in myelin, a fatty substance that electrically insulates the axon.

The scientists modeled axons, calculating how light would react as the fibers lost or gained thickness in the biophoton, or bent. They modeled how they might absorb myelin coating, or how theyd behave when crossing each other.

They concluded that light conduction across the myelinated axons is in fact possible.

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17:04

Surf Artist Battles 28-Ft Tide To Paint Climate Change-Inspired Mural In Bay Of Fundy "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

How far would you go to share an important message with the world? Artist Sean Yoro is willing to go to some extreme lengths, and recently proved this when he painted a 30-foot x 45-foot mural in the Canadian Bay of Fundy. The mural is of a woman who disappears under water when the 28-foot tide rises. At times, the water level increases by one foot every 15 minutes. This made Yoros latest project quite challenging.

The intrepid artist, who also goes by Hula, usually plasters his work in undisclosed locations due to legal reasons. For this piece, however, he was committed by Discover Saint John to create the mural on Minas Basin, an inlet in the Bay of Fundy.

Though Yoro didnt need to evade authorities for this project, it was still a difficult task due to the fluctuating tide. He told CNN,

It was really challenging to adapt to the tide changes, from the dangerous rip currents to the quick rate of rising and dropping water levels, averaging 1 foot every 15 minutes. I had to use several calculated formulas to know the rate of the tides coming in or out every day, and use this information to know what speed I could paint for that tide change, which helped (me) pace myself in order to get the proper details finished in the figure.

Credit: Sean Yoro

Another challenge was finding a non-toxic paint that would quickly dry in the damp conditions. Yoro had to experiment with a variety of different types, but finally found a combination of paint mixed with sealers that could withstand rising water levels.

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The Ultimate Way to Cure Anxiety: Why are We All Addicted to Something? "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Why are we all addicted to something? Why do human beings in our culture have this nagging, constant insatiability? What are we searching for, why do we feel like we are lacking, and why do we seem to be constantly trying to cure ourselves of restlessness, boredom, or anxiety?

I dont know the answer to that question one hundred percent, but I have some theories currently, with the level I am at in understanding this issue myself. This question is the type that you ask yourself over the course of your entire life: the answer is ever-changing, growing as a person personally learns how to be happy in life without seeking so many external things.

As children, we are always searching for some kind of gratification. In children it can be observed that the more entertainment they are given, the more candy, television, toys, ect, the less satisfied they are with what they have. Children want more when they have more, and in places where children dont have many things, they seem to have less insatiability.

However, which child is actually happier or more at peace? A child with almost nothing, or a child with any indulgence they want? Its a complicated question, and the answer probably lies somewhere in-between.

Adults are absolutely no different from children in this respect, and sometimes they are worse: especially the way people live today.

Adults seek long-term, extremely taxing, ambitious pleasures that are often unattainable. When accomplished, these things often dont actually made the adult happy. For example, a person might aspire to make $100,000 a year, have a nice car, a nice house, ect.

But when they get all the material pleasures they want, they meet the grim realization that it doesnt feel any different: and now, theyre probably dependent on spending all their time slaving away for money to maintain that lifestyle that isnt as satisfying as previously thought in the first place.

When I was younger and had to be homeless at the age of 17, I noticed I was just as happy if not happier while not having a home as I was when I did: I called this phenomena the Euphoria Shelf: feeling as happy as I did without a home, as I did with one, despite the discomfort of having to camp outside and struggle to support myself.

Heres another thing: people are suffering from anxiety, depression, and other terms we give to the feelings we have. People rely on substances and pleasures every day to get themselves through doing jobs they dont like for a living, to come home and barely enjoy the small amount of time they have left.

People drink coffee and many are severely dependent on it, using it to work their day jobs and to function in life generally when it is a much more unsafe habit than they ever realize.

Cannabis...

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Greens Leader Richard Di Natale Hosts Super Zen Yoga Sesh On Parliament Lawn "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Senator Richard Di Natale has earnt praise in the halls of Parliament House this week, after attempting to defuse the hostilities and tensions both within both the Greens and between warring parties. It is believed the 47-year-old Gemini had just had enough of all the negative energy vibrating through the nations capital, and []

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16:59

FEATURED ON TALK STREAM LIVES NEW PARANORMAL APP "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

LATE NIGHT IN THE MIDLANDS SHOW WITH MICHAEL VARA IS NOW FEATURED ON TALK STREAM LIVES NEW PARANORMAL APP- GO DOWNLOAD & LISTEN 24/7 FROM YOUR ANDROID OR APPLE DEVICE https://www.talkstreamlive.com/apps.htm

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DASH/USD and LTC/USD Technical Analysis September 20 2017 "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Hello and welcome to News BTCs Market Outlook September 20. DASH/USD DASH fell initially during the session on Tuesday but found support near the $320 level. We bounce from there broke above the $330 level, but I see a significant amount of resistance between here and the $350 level. Because of this, I would be hesitant Continue reading DASH/USD and LTC/USD Technical Analysis September 20 2017

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Tiny Kitchen Vids is the best cookery show youll see this week "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

Totally hypnotic. And no Paul Hollywood.

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ETH/USD and ETH/BTC Technical Analysis September 20 2017 "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Hello and welcome to News BTCs Market Outlook September 20. ETH/USD Ethereum fell initially during the day on Tuesday, but found the $280 level be supportive enough to turn things around and bounce. I believe that if we can break above the $300 level, the market should continue to go much higher. At that point, I Continue reading ETH/USD and ETH/BTC Technical Analysis September 20 2017

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BTC/USD and BTC/JPY Technical Analysis September 20 2017 "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Hello and welcome to News BTCs Market Outlook September 20. BTC/USD Bitcoin dipped at the beginning of the session on Tuesday, but seems to be finding support near the $3900 level. As I write this, consolidation between the $3900 and $4100 level looks likely, with a break above the $4100 level being the sign that buyers Continue reading BTC/USD and BTC/JPY Technical Analysis September 20 2017

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16:30

Scientist Smacks Down Al Gores Claim That Harvey Brought 500,000 year rains "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch 4:08 PM 09/18/2017 Former President Al Gore said Monday that Hurricane Harvey brought once in 500,000 year rainfall to parts of Texas, only to be questioned by scientists challenging his data. Within the last two weeks we have had two more record-breaking, climate-connected storms, Gore said at an World

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This mash-up of Donald Trump singing Rocket Man will brighten your day "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

So @AM2DM has done this over on Twitter and its a painstakingly put together thing of wonder.

Takes us right back.

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16:05

We Live In A Completely Fake World "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

In a completely fake world.. dont lose sight of whats real. God bless everyone.


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This guys stomach really does look like a famous Hollywood actor "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

It took us far too long to see it, frankly. Did you do any better?

So heres the stomach.

And heres the face of the chap formerly known as Woody the bartender in Cheers.

Once you see it, its impossible not to see it. But boy, did it take us a long time to spot it in the first place.

Just in case youre still struggling.

Got it now?

Almost as good as the pastry that looked like an anguished ET.

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15:45

Inside Donald Trumps head vs outside Donald Trumps head "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

This picture of Donald Trumps chief of staff John Kelly summed up how most of the world felt about Donald Trumps destroy North Korea United Nations speech.

These guys werent too impressed either.

Meanwhile, in Trumpland

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15:40

Public not being told the whole truth about global warming "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

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By: Kelvin Kemm

In 2006, there were predictions in the media that global warming would cause 2007 to be the hottest year on record.

Now think about it, what have you read in the media in 2008 about this? Well, nothing actually. Why?

Well, the answer is simple because 2007 turned out to be the coolest year recorded for the last 30 years. This, the public was not told.

The public was also not told that, since the warm year of 1998, there has been continuous cooling. What the public is told is that, during the twentieth century, there was a global temperature increase of 0,6 oC.

This is true, but what is left out is that most of the warming took place from 1920 to 1940 and that global temperature fell from 1940 to 1970, prompting announcements in the mid 1970s that a global ice age was about to pounce on us.

During all this, the carbon dioxide content of the atmosphere continued to rise. In fact, atmospheric carbon dioxide (C02) continued to increase after 1940, while atmospheric cooling was taking place. Should that not make people think a bit?

Should people not ponder the issue...

15:36

Kim Jong-Un responds to Trumps Rocket Man insults by calling him Tiny Dancer "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact The Dear Leader of The Democratic Republic Of Korea has returned fire at US President Donald Trump after the New Yorker began referring to him as Rocket Man earlier this week. Kim Jong-Un performed Elton Johns 1971 classic hit Tiny Dancer to a sold-out crowd last night in Pyongyang, where he took the []

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15:30

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH/USD Broke Key Support? "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Key Highlights ETH price was not able to move above the $298 level against the US Dollar and traded lower. Yesterdays highlighted contracting triangle pattern with support at $282 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX) was breached. If the recent downside break is real, the price might trade towards the $268-270 Continue reading Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH/USD Broke Key Support?

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15:30

Eating Citrus Fruits Lowers Risk of Dementia by 23 Percent, Study Finds "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

(NaturalHealth365) New research is indicating that eating more oranges, grapefruits and other citrus fruits could help to offset the effects of age-related cognitive impairment and dementia.

The research was conducted by scientists at Tohuku University in Japan.

Keep in mind (no pun intended), that these benefits of eating citrus fruits were found to be substantial. In fact, there was as much as a 23 percent average risk reduction for getting Alzheimers disease and other forms of dementia.

Not bad, when you consider the alternative of eating unhealthy foods, less brain function and the final years of life on all sorts of ineffective pharmaceutical drugs for dementia.


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Comic for 2017.09.20 "IndyWatch Feed Comics"

New Cyanide and Happiness Comic

Serum Ferritin and GGT Two Potent Health Indicators You Need to Know "IndyWatch Feed Health"

By Dr. Mercola

While many health screens and lab tests are overrated or unnecessary, there are a few that are vitally important, such as vitamin D. I recommend checking your vitamin D level at least twice a year.

Two other really important tests are serum ferritin (which measures stored iron) and gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase or sometimes called gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT; a liver enzyme correlated with iron toxicity, disease risk and all-cause mortality). By monitoring your serum ferritin and GGT levels and taking steps to lower them if they're too high, you can avoid serious health problems.

For adults, I strongly recommend getting a serum ferritin test and GGT on an annual basis. When it comes to iron overload, I believe it can be every bit as dangerous to your health as vitamin D deficiency. In this interview, Gerry Koenig,1 former chairman of the Iron Disorders Institute and the Hemochromatosis Foundation, explains the value of these two tests.

Iron Overload Is More Common Than Iron Deficiency

Iron is one of the most common nutritional supplements. Not only can you get it as an isolated supplement, but it's also added to most multivitamins. Many processed foods are also fortified with iron. While iron is necessary for biological function, when you get too much, it can do tremendous harm.

Unfortunately, the first thing people think about when they hear "iron" is anemia, or iron deficiency, not realizing that iron overload is actually a more common problem, and far more dangerous. Many doctors don't understand or appreciate the importance of checking for iron overload.

Virtually all adult men and postmenopausal women are at risk for iron overload due to inefficient iron excretion, since they do not lose blood on a regular basis. Blood loss is the primary way to lower excess iron, as the body has no active excretion mechanisms. Another common cause of excess iron is the regular consumption of alcohol, which will increase the absorption of any iron in your diet.

For instance, if you drink wine with your steak, you will likely absorb more iron than you need. There's also an inherited disease, hemochromatosis, which causes your body to accumulate excessive and dangerously damaging levels of iron.

If left untreated, high iron can contribute to...

Physicians Find Americans Taking Too Much Medication "IndyWatch Feed Health"

By Dr. Mercola

Every age group, from children to seniors, is at risk for being diagnosed with a condition they may not actually have, and being prescribed medications they do not need. In an increasingly litigious environment, where attorneys advertise for clients who may have had a missed diagnosis or experienced a side effect from a prescribed medication, physicians are increasingly caught between their desire to individualize care for their patients and the need to follow published standards of care to protect their licenses.

In other words, the fear of medical malpractice lawsuits is a very real issue faced by many who practice medicine. To avoid public criticism by colleagues or potential rebuke from their professional organization (and sometimes loss of their ability to practice), physicians may feel forced to follow published standards of care. These treatments often include prescribing medications designed to relieve symptoms, but do not usually address the foundational cause of the medical condition.

If you watch any television at all in the U.S., you have seen the advertisements for medications along with a long laundry list of potential side effects from the drugs. Oftentimes these side effects are more dangerous than the original condition being treated.

For instance, Vioxx, an anti-inflammatory medication used to treat musculoskeletal conditions such as arthritis, was eventually pulled from the market after studies demonstrated those taking it experienced a much higher risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack and death. Unfortunately, by the time Vioxx was withdrawn, an estimated 60,000 Americans had already died from the drug.

This is only one of many instances where a drug has been pulled from the market. Some patients are required to undergo monthly blood tests to monitor organ function in order to stop medication if damage is detected. In some cases, the use of medications is warranted and may help improve your situation, but they must be used cautiously and judiciously. It is far better to address the underlying physical cause of the condition to alleviate the issue than it is to mask the problem by subduing the symptoms.

Most US Physicians Believe Overtreatment Is Harmful, Wasteful and Common

A recent survey of over 2,100 physicians from a variety of specialties across the U.S. asked about their beliefs concerning overtreatment and unnecessary medical care....

Is Your Shampoo Making You Sick? "IndyWatch Feed Health"

By Dr. Mercola

You may be mistakenly comforted by the perceived oversight by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over chemicals used in the manufacture of everyday products. For instance, the FDA prohibits the use of mercury, chloroform and nine other substances in your personal care products. However, once you know the European Union (EU) prohibits the use of more than 1,300 chemicals in their personal care products, you may not feel as protected and you would be right.

The number of chemicals restricted by the FDA is even more ridiculous when you consider there are over 84,000 different chemicals in use in your personal care products and only 1 percent of those have been evaluated for safety in humans.1

The difference between chemical use in the EU and the U.S. is that in the EU manufacturers must prove chemicals are not a health hazard before they are allowed in products, whereas in the U.S. they can be added without mandatory safety testing and only removed after enough people have suffered to get the attention of watch groups or the FDA.

Women are at greater risk than men from exposure as they routinely use nearly double the number of products per day. Under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, products do not require FDA approval before being sold on the market.2 According to the FDA, the agency monitors safety reports on the products, although often the available information is limited and many consumers never report problems they experience.

If there is enough information to support a claim that the product causes harm, the FDA may ask for a court injunction, request the products are seized, initiate criminal action or request the company recall the product. However, they do not have the ability to force a recall.3 The very last thing you may expect to find in your shampoos, conditioners, facial washes or cosmetics is known carcinogens. But, if you live in the U.S., this is likely the case.

In 2009 the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, a coalition of nearly 175 nonprofit groups, began pressuring Johnson & Johnson to remove two dangerous chemicals 1,4 dioxane and the preservative formaldehyde, both of which are probable hu...

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Ripple Price Technical Analysis XRP/USD Needs To Retake $0.2000 "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Key Highlights Ripple price is struggling to move above the $0.1950 resistance against the US Dollar. There is a major connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance at $0.1950 on the hourly chart of XRP/USD (data source from Kraken). The price has to move above the $0.1950 and $0.2000 resistance levels to gain momentum. Ripple Continue reading Ripple Price Technical Analysis XRP/USD Needs To Retake $0.2000

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14:35

How I Completely Healed My Mental Illness Through Spiritual Practices "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

by Tobey Michelle, Guest Writer, In5D.com Ten years ago when I survived my first suicide, I thought I was just unlucky. That is, unlucky to be alive again. My savior, a total stranger, heard me crying in prolonged agony, and found me half-burnt on the floor of an antique mansion-hotel. I remember my clothes, smoldering []

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14:32

Senates Last Shot at Repeal and Replace? Indian Health Still Gets Dinged! "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski could once again be a deciding vote on the future of health care. (Senate photo)

Guest Commentary

Published September 20, 2017

Mark Trahant / Trahant Reports

You have to wonder why the latest Senate Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act did not get written with one senator in mind, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska.

Yet the bill by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) is more conservative than previous approaches. It has lots of wish-list boxes to tick, no money for Planned Parenthood, big tax cuts, and its spends way fewer federal dollars. The bill only needs 50 votes to pass but that must happen before the end of this month.

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Medicaid would become a block grant program that states could design (and pay for). So it would likely disappear. The Center for Budget and Policy Priorities estimates that federal funding for health care would be reduced by $299 billion in 2027 alone with cuts impacting all states. And heres a fun fact: Big states that expanded Medicaid would be hit harder. A lot harder.

Why 2027? Thats the year block grants disappear.  Graham and Cassidy argue that only a temporary block grant would be allowed under the rules of debate. So no new thing. Congress would have to meet pay for standards to replace that after 2027; meaning there would be cuts in other federal programs equal to the new spending.

And, like other Republican plans, this one would add significantly to the ranks of the uninsured. The Center for Budget and Policy Priorities estimates 32 million would lose coverage. States could also end essential benefits, coverage of pre-existing conditions, and allow companies to ch...

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Two Montana Areas Make National List of Wild Areas at High Risk of Resource Development "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

Badge Two Medicine is being threatened. Earth Justice photograph.

New report shines spotlight on important wild lands that must be protected

Published September 20, 2017

BOZEMAN, MONTANA A new report released today by The Wilderness Society raises the alarm about both the Badger-Two Medicine and Paradise Valley, as well as other wild lands across the U.S. threatened by extractive industries eager to exploit the resources on or underneath them, including oil, gas and gold.

Too Wild To Drill identifies 15 unique places found on public lands that are at high risk of drilling, mining and other developmentand the damage and destruction that inevitably follow. These lands provide Americans with important benefits such as clean air and water, wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities, sacred sites, and jobs and other socioeconomic benefits.

Jack Gladstone, a member of the Blackfeet Tribe and founder of Blackfeet Headwaters Alliance explains that, the Blackfeet people have lived on this land for thousands upon thousands of years and the Badger-Two Medicine region is our refuge.  It is one of the last geographical strongholds for our ancient culture. We will not stand by and watch the Badger-Two Medicine desecrated by oil and gas interests.

Emigrant Peak from Paradise Valley in Montana. Photo from Flicker

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14:30

CMEs & Strengthening The Geomagnetic Field With Your Pineal Gland "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

by Nicole Frolick, Guest Writer, In5D.com Last week our sun released the strongest Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) heading straight towards our planet in 12 years. There was some disruption amongst our communication devices like our cell phones. I know mine was acting up in very weird ways for a day or so. This CME inspired []

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14:30

Why the Battles Against Liberalism, Globalism and the New World Order Are All Related "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Do you love liberty and freedom? If you ask that question to people randomly on the street, you are going to get the same answer over and over again. 

Everyone wants liberty and freedom, but what they dont understand is that there is an inverse relationship between the size of government and the amount of liberty and freedom that we get to enjoy.

Every time a new law, rule or regulation is established, our liberties and our freedoms are restricted in some way. So the bigger government becomes, the less liberty and freedom we actually have.

On the federal level, there are now literally hundreds of thousands of laws, rules and regulations.


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14:30

Australian Dollar and Bitcoin "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

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Icelandic Government Collapses After Plot To Pardon Pedophile Rapist Exposed "IndyWatch Feed Fertility"

Icelands justice system has received praise in recent years for its successful prosecution of multiple bankers who helped bring on the 2008 financial crisis. Though some of those bankers have been released early from prison,the latest controversy in the country stems from an entirely different miscarriage of justice.

14:11

ABS Warns Yes Votes Dont Count Unless Theyre Instagramed With Caption And Emojis "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Sending off your same-sex marriage survey response without instagraming yourself filling it in, or placing the envelope into the post box may render the vote ineligible, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has confirmed. As Australia takes part in a voluntary postal survey on the issue of same-sex marriage. The Australian Bureau of Statistics []

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14:00

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH/USD Spikes Above $500 "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Key Points Bitcoin cash price surged higher and managed to break the $500 resistance against the US Dollar. There are two bullish trend lines formed with support near $490 and $470 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from Kraken). The price might correct a few points from the current levels, but remains supported Continue reading Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH/USD Spikes Above $500

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13:57

Polish researcher attempts to read a unique writing from Easter Island | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

Polish researcher attempts to read a unique writing from Easter Island | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland: 25 artefacts with rongorongo inscriptions have been preserved to our time. Rongorongo is a system of glyphs known only from Easter Island - none of the other Polynesian peoples have invented writing.



"There is a lot of evidence that Easter Island is one of the few places in the world where writing was invented independently of other recording systems. Why it was created in such an isolated location, remains a mystery" - told PAP Dr. Rafa Wieczorek from the Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw.



Deciphering the glyphs is the more difficult that only a few people in the world are working on it, non of them "full time". For all involved it is a side project. "In order to move things forward, it is necessary to set up a research team that would focus on just that" - believes the researcher.



Dr. Wieczorek specialises in astrobiology, but many years ago he joined the international group, whose goal is to attempt to decipher rongorongo. The researcher admits that he devotes more and more time to this passion - he is also the author of several articles on rongorongo published in scientific journals.

13:52

Prayer Closet "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

I am creating this thread as a place to consolidate all the prayer requests in one forum. If you have a need, a friend or relative who is sick, or any type of prayer request post it in here. Those of us who believe in the power of prayer will come here and check for new requests and offer our prayer support.

13:49

FIRE-EARTH V E Alert: RJV3 "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

All Groups FIRE-EARTH V-E Alert: RJV3 [Issued by FIRE-EARTH Science Team.] Details are available from FIRE-EARTH PULSARS. Related Link: FIRE-EARTH V-E Alert: PDN3   Advertisements Filed under: News Alert Tagged: Fire-Earth Alert, FIRE-EARTH PULSARS, FIRE-EARTH Science, FIRE-EARTH V-E Alert, PDN3, RJV3, V-E Alert

13:41

Strong Earthquake Strikes New Zealand Region "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Heba-574M M 6.1 256km W of Auckland Island, New Zealand Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Strikes W of Auckland Island, New Zealand Magnitude: 6.1 mww Location: 50.371S, 162.550E; 256km W of Auckland Island, New Zealand Depth: 10km Time: 2017-09-20 at 01:43:30 UTC Other Earthquakes in NZ: Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Strikes Cook Strait Magnitude: 5.1 Location: 41.48S, []

13:39

Instant Solutions to Cultivate Express in Easy to Follow Step by Step Detail "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

You may create a conscious conclusion to generate a remarkable love that lasts for the remainder of your life. The main element is it is an activity, it can take time and it calls for some commitment to ourselves. The environment began to feel brighter. For one human being to love another is perhaps the toughest task that continues to be entrusted to us, the best job, the work which is why all different work is merely preparation. A romance is like that. It allows you to wonder that which we have lost along the manner in our connection with the land and natures bounty.

When it is difficult, you could have to learn how to cultivate love. As well as loving God, you can find many good reasons why we cultivate love for his Son. Well, it is, of course, centered around relationships. Above all else, it requires action. True love is quite a bit over just experiencing an emotion to get a while. Of course it truly is natural in love to want the most appropriate for another particular person, but whether it seems that way or not does not determine the price of that which we have done. Basically its love founded on principle.

If any act doesnt bring glory into a holy God, then its not Gods will or His leading. Sharing everything you happen to be with a person who you love. Yes, what one thinks of another person features a lot related to falling in love. Held loosely, with respect and freedom for your different man or woman, its likely to stay intact. A gentle person doesnt rush to judgment. MUCH was publicized on the topic of love.

Ensure it is a priority to start the day with everything you love. For many individuals, it truly is a location where we become numb. When you get to your position in which you recognize that love and belonging, your worthiness, is just a birthright rather than something its mandatory that you earn, anything is possible. At now in our private lives as well as in our collective encounter, loving ourselves is an integral section of the newest paradigm which permits for more significant love and compassion for several beings and for the world. Expressing gratitude (rather than simply fostering the feeling) to a romantic partn...

13:35

Local Bloke Says The Book Was Better As Soon As Movie Credits Start Rolling "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact A very clever young man has made it clear to his partner and those within earshot that the movie he just saw wasnt as good as the book he read. Conor Pigment reluctantly went to see It yesterday evening with his girlfriend, Poncho Duggert, despite him telling her that the []

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13:30

A Brief Summary of the Rothschild Crime Syndicates Activities in the Middle East and Elsewhere "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

There has been much that has already been written about the Rothschild crime syndicate.

We acknowledge that for those who are not part of the general global awakening and the truth movement, such discussions could get too confusing and even overwhelming.

As such, it is my intent in this article to unravel and shed light on any still-lingering confusion by speaking to common people and not just my fellow intellectual elites, academicians, and fellow independent researchers.

Before I begin, I want to emphatically state the following:


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13:09

Strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes south of New Zealand "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck south of New Zealand. The undersea quake hit in the remote Southern Ocean south of the country on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said. The earthquake, at a shallow depth of 10 km (6 miles), was recorded 211 km (140 miles) west of the sub-Antarctic Auckland Island, off New Zealands South Island, the USGS said. There were no tsunami warnings issued

immediately after the quake. It came just hours after a powerful earthquake struck central Mexico. At least 138 people died when the powerful 7.1 magnitude quake struck on Tuesday, toppling buildings in the heavily populated capital. Thousands ran into the streets in panic, and millions lost electricity when the quake struck around lunchtime. READ MORE

13:08

What Will Happen When Major Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Close Down by End of October? "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Upon the closure of OKCoin and Huobi later this year, the Chinese Bitcoin exchange market will officially be shut down

12:58

Traffickers find new ways to smuggle rhino horn out of Africa "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Instead of shipping poached rhino horns whole or in chunks, transnational criminal networks have started manufacturing jewelry and other rhino-horn trinkets in southern Africa, according to a new report from conservation NGO Traffic. Beads, bangles and other carved rhino-horn trinkets have previously been found in destination countries like Vietnam and China. However, manufacturing such products before shipping them out of Africa represents a new tactic for evading detection, and indicates a possible shift in consumer demand. An undercover photograph of raw and carved rhino horn for sale in Vietnam. Image courtesy of Wildlife Justice Commission. I think it makes it extraordinarily difficult for law enforcement agencies, said Julian Rademeyer, a South Africa-based project leader for Traffic and one of the authors of the report. They are already overstretched and under-resourced, and whos going to be able to stop someone walking through an airport wearing a rhino-horn bracelet or bangle or beads, or carrying them in a bag? Its not the sort of thing that law enforcement agencies and customs officials are looking for. Theyre looking for whole horns or chunks of horns. Evidence that criminal networks of Chinese origin are processing jewelry and trinkets in Africa also suggests that rhinos are not only being poached for the perceived value of rhino horns for medicinal purposes or as a status symbol. In some ways the trade is morphing into a luxury market, particularly in China, it would seem, where there is demand from consumers for these objects, Rademeyer said. A rapidly

Audio: Legendary musician Bruce Cockburn on music, activism, and hope "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Music has a unique ability to inspire awareness and action about important issues and were excited to welcome a living legend onto the program to discuss that very topic. Bruce Cockburn, well known for his outspoken support of environmental and humanitarian causes, appears on this episode of the Mongabay Newscast. Cockburns multi-decade career has yielded 33 records, including his latest, Bone On Bone. This week, he will be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame alongside another outspoken icon, Neil Young. We spoke with Cockburn about how he came to his ecological worldview and why he wrote iconic songs like If a Tree Falls and If I Had A Rocket Launcher, as well as similar songs on his new record. We also discuss whether or not Cockburn agrees with what Paul Simon told us when he appeared on the Mongabay Newscast about hope being more inspiring than fear. Our second guest is Amanda Lollar, founder and president of Bat World Sanctuary, a wildlife rehabilitation center in Texas. Lollar discusses the efforts of a number of dedicated wildlife rehabbers, including staff at Bat World Sanctuary, who took action in the wake of Hurricane Harvey to rescue wild animals in Houston and other impacted areas. Heres this episodes top news: Fishing mortality of mako sharks ten times higher than fisheries estimates India and Nepal team up to rescue flooded rhinos Indigenous communities resist Chinese mining in Amazonian Ecuador Uncontacted Amazon indigenous groups reportedly attacked by outsiders Central Africas ivory trade shifts underground,

12:46

Mandatory Over-Vaccination - The Australian Experience "IndyWatch Feed Health"

By Elizabeth Hart Recently there have been calls for mandatory vaccination in the UK, as discussed by Tom Moberly, UK editor of The BMJ, see UK doctors re-examine case for mandatory vaccination. The United States and Australia are at the...

12:40

Non-Smoker Mate Politely Waits In Freezing Beer Garden For Everyone To Finish Up "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Despite not feeling the need to poison his body every half hour, local bloke Jake Longhurst (27) is putting himself through the same uncomfortable paces that all of his smoker friends do. Jake says hes very glad he has never known what it was like to have smoking inside pubs, but the downside []

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12:30

Unbiased Report Exposes the Unanswered Questions on Barking Collars Brisbane "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Start bringing the treat at eye level which means that your dog is going to have to research at you for your treat. With time, your puppy will associate the existence of people of treats. If your pet is jumping rather than sitting you happen to be keeping the treat too large. The dog usually stops his behavior at this time, but unfortunately does not transform his fundamental behavior. Dogs have become social in order that they will get anxious when they have been left alone for that initial time. If your pet attempts to bite you as soon as you might be snapping on the leash or any time you might be grabbing him by the collar you should earn safety your prime priority. If there is a dog like mine with fear aggression, then you will need to make an extremely complicated alternative.

Your puppy may commence whining whenever you start off getting ready for work. If your puppy is eating poop, youre definitely not alone. Its usually encouraged that dog shock collars be utilized only once all different type of training happen to be exhausted and only utilized for short amounts of time for you to avoid over exhausting your pet.

How to Find Barking Collars Brisbane Online

If your puppy is likely to be kenneled outside neither of these can be suitable. If your puppy is calm and quiet, you would not have trouble whilst putting the harness on, but when your pet is rambunctious, then you may have a hard time getting your pet to the harness. A dog whos comfortable with different dogs and well mannered will equip you with the broadest selection of acceptable dog camp environments. You cannot continue to keep an aggressive dog, if you arent likely to take the crucial precautions to keep not simply your dog safe, but anyone your dog makes connection with.

What You Should Do About Barking Collars Brisbane Beginning in the Next Seven Minutes

Dogs usually are not human, and humans usually are not dogs. Your pet may not get accustomed to the harness immediately, give him some opportunity to become accustomed to it. Some dogs dont allow strangers and also family members to acquire too near their owners without resorting for some aggressive behaviors. Different dogs will just glance at you, assume they couldnot have their toy, and quit trying.

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12:30

The 8 Worst Pieces of Advice Medical Doctors Give Their Patients "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Just one century ago in America, all of the most popular chronic diseases and disorders that we know so well today barely existed, including cancer, diabetes type 2, Alzheimers, arthritis, osteoporosis, Parkinsons and heart disease.

Still, nearly every medical doctor in the United States blames hereditary genes for these preventable health problems, as if somehow a few generations of humans changed hundreds of thousands of years of evolution basically overnight.

Doctors dont receive training or coursework in nutrition during their 8 to 16 years of college and field work, so of course theyre not going to have any real consumption recommendations for preventing or reversing what IS preventable and reversible.

The once reliable peer review process now a myth completely debunked


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12:24

The Difference between Truly Learning & Simply Being Taught in Schools. "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Are we creating the necessary environment for learning at our schools and our homes?

12:13

These discoveries support the epidemiological link between vitamin D deficiency and neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2017 Sep 6 ;86:53-63. Epub 2017 Sep 6. PMID: 28915381 Abstract Title:  Adult vitamin D deficiency exacerbates impairments caused by social stress in BALB/c and C57BL/6 mice. Abstract:  Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in adults throughout the world. Epidemiological studies have shown significant associations between vitamin D deficiency and an increased risk of various neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders, such as schizophrenia, depression, Alzheimer's disease and cognitive impairment. However, studies based on observational epidemiology cannot address questions of causality; they cannot determine if vitamin D deficiency is a causal factor leading to the adverse health outcome. The main aim of this study was to determine if AVD deficiency would exacerbate the effects of a secondary exposure, in this case social stress, in BALB/c mice and in the more resilient C57BL/6 mice. Ten-week old male BALB/c and C57BL/6 mice were fed a control or vitamin D deficient diet for 10 weeks, and the mice were further separated into one of two groups for social treatment, either Separated (SEP) or Social Defeat (DEF). SEP mice were placed two per cage with a perforated Plexiglas divider, whereas the DEF mice underwent 10days of social defeat prior to behavioural testing. We found that AVD-deficient mice were more vulnerable to the effects of social stress using a social avoidance test, and this was dependent on strain. These results support the hypothesis that vitamin D deficiency may exacerbate behavioural outcomes in mice vulnerable to stress, a finding that can help guide future studies. Importantly, these discoveries support the epidemiological link between vitamin D deficiency and neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders; and has provided clues that can guide future studies related to unravelling the mechanisms of action linking adult vitamin D deficiency and adverse brain related outcomes.

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12:09

NewsBTC in Conversation with Marina Titova, Doc.ai VP Business Development "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

NewsBTC recently got in touch with Marina Titova, Business Developer and ICO project lead of Doc.ai, a decentralized conversational AI for quantified biology. The purpose was to discuss their startup in detail and to know more about their upcoming token sale round. As the conversation began, Titova provided greater insights into their blockchain-based healthcare platform. Continue reading NewsBTC in Conversation with Marina Titova, Doc.ai VP Business Development

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12:08

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 09/20/2017 Still Holding on to $4000 "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Bitcoin price is having a tough time busting through the $4000 barrier but sellers have yet to pile on their positions.

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12:05

New White Upper-Middle-Class Father Receives Standard Issue Yankees Hat "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

BERNICE TWISP | Social Pages | Contact May was a momentous month for Simon Archerfield. He got promoted, then his wife gave birth to his little future Wallaby a week later. Feeling on top of the world has he strode out of the only private maternity hospital in leafy East Betoota, the 41-year-old was stopped []

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11:51

Septembers New Moon in Virgo: Dressing the Wound. "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Let the opening of the wound inform the seeds you plant during this new moon.

11:47

Burma: Satellite Imagery Shows Mass Destruction | Human Rights Watch "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

Burma: Satellite Imagery Shows Mass Destruction | Human Rights Watch: (New York) New analysis of satellite imagery from Burmas Rakhine State shows the near total destruction of 214 villages, Human Rights Watch said today. World leaders meeting at the United Nations should urgently adopt a General Assembly resolution condemning the Burmese militarys ethnic cleansing, while the UN Security Council should impose targeted sanctions and an arms embargo.

The detailed satellite images, made possible due to a clearing of monsoon cloud on September 16, 2017, reveal destruction from burning much greater than previously known. They show the destruction of tens of thousands of homes across Maungdaw and Rathedaung Townships, part of the Burmese security forces campaign of ethnic cleansing that has forced over 400,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh.

11:38

Malta Earthbag Community Center "IndyWatch Feed Diy"

Malta Earthbag Community Center in Nepal

Malta Earthbag Community Center in Nepal


CASD USA (Common Action for Sustainable Development) is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit that facilitates funding and promotes the programs of our partner, CASD-Nepal, in order to improve quality of life through community-driven, rural development projects.

We have purchased land in a village called Malta in the Lalitpur district. In April, 2017 we began construction using earthbags to build our first community center. It will soon house an existing and thriving womens micro-finance organization (whose previous office was damaged in the earthquake) and a variety of community driven programs.

CASD intends to implement a robust after-school education program for the local children and in-demand classes for adults. Our goal is to provide computer classes, reading and writing instruction, an agriculture program, and possibly domestic abuse counseling and sex education.

The priority is to offer our classroom as a safe space for learning and communication amongst the villagers, and to listen to their needs to determine how we shape the programs.

Common Action for Sustainable Development

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11:38

Rebuilding the Greenhouse: Foundations "IndyWatch Feed Diy"

Unsurprisingly, spending multiple weeks away from the farm this summer created a serious backlog of work to tackle now that Im home. Some of that is maintenance, some of it is fun work, and some of it is shit I have to do for a second time, because I didnt do it right the first time. Ahem. And then this happened

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Nothing like some high winds to teach you about not taking shortcuts when youre putting in a little greenhouse. I first built this thing (from a kit) last June, and while I leveled out the foundation with some bricks and gravel and used the provided anchoring system, which was a couple of X-brackets with some rebar driven into the ground.  Im going to be honest and tell you that deep down I did not think this was a good enough foundation for some of the high winds I get out here in the country, but I was far too excited about building the greenhouse (and checking it off the list) than, you know, potentially needing to dig a bunch of holes and haul a lot of concrete into the garden for a proper foundation. So I didnt. And then my greenhouse blew over.

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Let this be a lesson to all of us, but mostly to me. I know better.

And my penance for knowing better but taking a shortcut is that Ive spent the last five months looking at the broken pieces of my once adorable greenhouse stacked up in my barn all summer.

The good news is that Ive had five months to think on my mistake and figure out how to do it better. And by do it better I mean, figure out how much concrete I can legitimately anchor this thing to the earth with. A thousand pounds? A thousand pounds sounds about right.

So heres the plan.

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If it isnt clear by that super awesome picture (my napkin drawings are getting better sketchup, what??) the new foundation for the greenhouse consists of sinking 6 concrete piers into the ground (8 wide, 4 deep) and then attaching the greenhouse with some 8 anchor bolts.

The greenhouse itself is just panels made up of 22 redwood, strong-ti...

11:34

CoinDash ICO Hacker Returns 10,000 Ether following Investigation Rumors "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

A black-hat hacker who was able to steal $10 million worth of Ether tokens after compromising an Initial Coin Offering round has returned some part of the funds. CoinDash, the startup behind the exploited ICO, updated on its blog that it has received a total of 10,000 ETH from the hackers wallet address. This is Continue reading CoinDash ICO Hacker Returns 10,000 Ether following Investigation Rumors

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11:34

Arctic sea-ice extent ends up not even close to setting a new low record "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

I called the Arctic sea-ice turn upwards a few days ago here. From NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER and the you could also say 31st highest on record department. End-of-summer Arctic sea ice extent is eighth lowest on record Arctic sea ice appeared to have reached its yearly lowest extent on Sept. 13, NASA and the

11:26

Barrel and Breech Block "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

I need a barrel and breech block for a Norinco NP22 or NP34. They are clones of a Sig 226 and 228 but neither Sig parts are interchangeable.

11:09

Canadian court to hear case about alleged money laundering by relatives of Malaysian politician "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

A judge at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Canada has ruled that a financial disclosure case related to alleged money-laundering by relatives of the former chief minister and current governor of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, Abdul Taib Mahmud, will be held in public.

The case, brought by the Swiss-based Bruno Manser Fund (BMF), targets the multinational real estate corporation  Sakto, which was incorporated in 1983 by Taibs daughter, Jamilah, and his brother, Onn Mahmud, and soon became one of the largest players in the Ottawa real estate sector.

A first hearing took place in Toronto on August 21 this year under...

11:07

Just found a DEAL, on FleaBay, for a NEW to ME, Kenwood TS-480HX Radio... "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Just WON a bid on FleaBay, for a Kenwood TS-480HX 200 Watt 2-54Mhz Transceiver.... The guy stated he got this radio in a BOX, with a bunch of wires, Speaker, and T/R Unit, but NO Control Head, in the picture... So I figured that was why he was selling it CHEAP... Starting Bid was $200US , with $50US for shipping, and I Bid $300US... Figured without a Control Head, No one would bid more than that.... Well I got it for $256US so just a bit more than $300US with shipping... Now you gots to...

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11:07

Binance Emerges as a Strong Force amidst Chinese Cryptocurrency Trading Ban "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

The cryptocurrency market has been a bit gloomy in the recent days. The value of almost all cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin witnessed a huge slump by the end of last week following the new developments in China. The fiasco started after the government decided to put a stop to the rising number of ICOs, which soon Continue reading Binance Emerges as a Strong Force amidst Chinese Cryptocurrency Trading Ban

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10:55

Thymoquinone may have a potential for clinical application to counteract the accompanying gastrointestinal toxicity in cisplatin chemotherapy. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Biomed Pharmacother. 2017 Aug 14 ;94:1111-1120. Epub 2017 Aug 14. PMID: 28821162 Abstract Title:  Oral administration of thymoquinone mitigates the effect of cisplatin on brush border membrane enzymes, energy metabolism and antioxidant system in rat intestine. Abstract:  Cisplatin (CP) is a widely used chemotherapeutic agent that elicits severe gastrointestinal toxicity. Nigella sativa, a member of family Ranunculaceae, is one of the most revered medicinal plant known for its numerous health benefits. Thymoquinone (TQ), a major bioactive component derived from the volatile oil of Nigella sativa seeds, has been shown to improve gastrointestinal functions in animal models of acute gastric/intestinal injury. In view of this, the aim of the present study was to investigate the protective effect of TQ on CP induced toxicity in rat intestine and to elucidate the mechanism underlying these effects. Rats were divided into four groups viz. control, CP, TQ and CP+TQ. Animals in CP+TQ and TQ groups were orally administered TQ (1.5mg/kg bwt) with and without a single intraperitoneal dose of CP (6mg/kg bwt) respectively. The effect of TQ was determined on CP induced alterations in the activities of brush border membrane (BBM), carbohydrate metabolism, and antioxidant defense enzymes in rat intestine. TQ administration significantly mitigated CP induced decline in the specific activities of BBM marker enzymes, both in the mucosal homogenates and in the BBM vesicles (BBMV) prepared from intestinal mucosa. Furthermore, TQ administration restored the redox and metabolic status of intestinal mucosal tissue in CP treated rats. The biochemical results were supported by histopathological findings that showed extensive damage to intestine in CP treated rats and markedly preserved intestinal histoarchitecture in CP and TQ co-treated group. The biochemical and histological data suggest a protective effect of TQ against CP-induced gastrointestinal damage. Thus, TQ may have a potential for clinical application to counteract the accompanying gastrointestinal toxicity in CP chemotherapy.

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10:50

Why Highly Sensitive Souls become Fatigued around Certain People. "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

The reason empaths experience other peoples emotional, mental, and physical anguish is ultimately so that they are prompted to take action. Feeling other peoples pain and torment compels us to alleviate itnot just for the other person, but also for ourselves, so we no longer feel it.

10:49

Iggy Azalea To Join Thirty Odd Foot Of Grunts On Stage For NRL Grand Final Show "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT NRL chief commercial officer Andrew Abdo has today described the securing of Iggy Azalea and Russell Crowe as pre-match entertainment for the grand final as a real win for the code. We are excited to showcase this fusion of hot hit music live for our fans, Abdo said. Our grand final entertainment will []

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10:46

Was that real or VR? Learn how to make virtual reality lifelike from top researchers "IndyWatch Feed Education"

Virtual Reality has the potential to change how we shop, learn in school, and get treated in the hospital. Businesses are hunting for people who understand how to design technology and experiences for this new medium. Starting today, were excited to make it possible for anyone to become leaders in applying VR to enhance everything from gaming to training.

The Virtual Reality Specialization, launching today, is taught by Dr. Sylvia Pan and Dr. Marco Gillies from Goldsmiths, University of London, based on their combined 25 years experience working in some of the worlds most well-known Virtual Reality labs. Their expertise is in the generation of interactive and engaging virtual characters, a primary focus in the new Specialization they teach on Coursera.

Many of the mistakes made by Virtual Reality content creators come from not understanding the psychology of how VR works and what it means for how we create content, which is an important feature of this Specialization, said Dr Marco Gillies. In Virtual Reality users need to physically interact so they feel present in the surrounding environment. This means other characters must respond in the same way they would in the real world.

These courses combine theory the basic psychology of how VR works with practical production skills. All the time learners are doing the practical work, they are also having to think about the psychology behind it.

The Specialization includes five course modules, starting with an introduction to Virtual Reality, designed for non-technical learners interested in gaining a basic understanding of the applications of VR. At the end, learners have the chance to use the skills developed in each course to create their own Virtual Reality game. Throughout the Specialization, learners get hands-on experience using leading technology tools for Virtual Reality, including Unity.

The potential for Virtual Reality to change the way we work, learn, and play is significant, but we need more people educated in VR technologies and design to get there, said Jessica Lindl, Unitys Global Head of Education. This series of courses from the University of London is a great example of a credential that can really help anyone interested in applying Virtual Reality in the work that they do.

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10:30

America isn't Broke, but the USA, Inc. is Bankrupt -- Anna von Reitz Responds to Benjamin Fulford "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"


(Anna von ReitzI am sick of this constant --- and irresponsible --- rant that the "U.S. is the most indebted nation in history"---- which somehow neatly avoids the point that the "U.S." is not America and that America is the paramount security interest holder and Priority Creditor of not only the "U.S." --- meaning the profligate Municipal and Territorial Governments, but also all the corporations that have chartered under them.
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10:26

Thymoquinone exhibits anticancer activity via numerous mechanisms of action "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Oncotarget. 2017 Aug 1 ;8(31):51907-51919. Epub 2017 Apr 18. PMID: 28881699 Abstract Title:  Thymoquinone, as an anticancer molecule: from basic research to clinical investigation. Abstract:  Thymoquinone is an anticancer phytochemical commonly found in black cumin. In this review, we discuss the potential of thymoquinone as anticancer molecule, its mechanism of action and future usage in clinical applications. Thymoquinone exhibits anticancer activity via numerous mechanisms of action, specifically by showing selective antioxidant and oxidant activity, interfering with DNA structure, affecting carcinogenic signaling molecules/pathways and immunomodulation. In vitro activity of thymoquinone has been further implicated in animal models of cancer; however, no clinical application has been proven yet. This is the optimum time to focus on clinical trials for developing thymoquinone as a future drug in cancer therapeutics.

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10:20

Antidepressants SMACKED Again: Readers STUNNED, Defiant "IndyWatch Feed Health"

If I was an antidepressant, I'd sure be looking over my shoulder these days. There was a time when they were research and media darlings, but those days appear to be gone. Once again, antidepressants have been smacked; however, reader reaction is the real story. Tap-in for the scoop...

10:19

This Is NOT Good: Entire Pee Wee Football Team Takes a Knee During National Anthem "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Lets call it the Kaepernick Effect, in honor of the unemployed quarterback whose hair seems to get bigger as his employment chances get smaller. You know, the guy whos amongst the elite of the elite in terms of income, but presumes to lecture the rest of us about oppression.

The Kaepernick Effect, like lice or a stomach bug in a first grade classroom, has insidiously spread from the gridiron to other sports and players looking for a little bit of media attention (what they usually get, deservedly, is disdain from everyday Americans). And now its made its way to a team of 8-and-under football players.

The entire Cahokia Quarterback Club football team, which is made up of kids who are eight or even younger, took a knee during the playing of the National Anthem before their game last Sunday at Little Devils Field in Belleville, Ill. And they were encouraged to do so by their coach.

One of the kids asked me if I saw (people) protesting and rioting in St. Louis. I said yes; I said, Do you know why they are doing it? said Coach Orlando Gooden.

Coach Gooden said his player responded, Because black people are getting killed and nobodys going to jail.

Gooden, who played football at Mizzou, said the kids knew about the Jason Stockley decision.

I felt like it was a good teaching moment for me to circle the team and have a meeting, he said.

The coach said he spoke to them about that and other situations that have happened in our country. He then explained why former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick started kneeling during the anthem.

One of the kids asked, Can we do that? I said, As long as we know why were doing it, I dont have a problem with any of it.

Heres the problem, though. Did they know why they were taking a knee? Was it a chance to take part in a fad, or did the coach and other adults present engage in an age-appropriate discussion of why it might or might not be a good idea to kneel during the anthem? And what about using this teaching moment to challenge the falsehood put forth by the child that black people are getting killed and nobodys going to jail?

Coach Gooden went on to say, What I teach my kids i...

10:14

Deconstructing The Construct Ep 20 19 Sept 2017 "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Is being an 'Empath' what we really think it is? Is the 'emotional body' a harvesting mechanism?

10:06

Benjamin Fulford -- September 19th 2017: Urgent questions from a political prisoner (Reader Q & A) "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"


(Benjamin Fulford1) Have you heard of Leo Wanta and the $30 trillion plus of money that was stolen from him by the Bush cabal? What do you know of the current prospects for release of the money to Wanta by Trump?
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10:06

Despite Chinas Ban, People Are Still Eager to Participate in ICOs "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Minimal launching costs and crowdfunding potential make startups choose the ICO model for fundraising

10:05

Pop Still Wondering Why The ATO Wanted To Be Paid In iTunes Gift Cards This Year "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

WENDELL HUSSEY | Cadet | CONTACT Bill Watts was still perplexed today after sending hundreds of dollars of ITunes gift cards to a strange address in order to clear his debt with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). The 72 year old retiree from Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast said he rushed straight down to the shops to []

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10:05

agoodcartoon:TWO PULLITZoh wait not ramirez america is pennywise... "IndyWatch Feed Comics"



agoodcartoon:

TWO PULLITZoh wait not ramirez

america is pennywise but pound foolish when it comes to the national debt, agc.

10:04

Home Birth Aotearoa Conference 2017: Speakers "IndyWatch Feed Fertility"

Our Conference is coming up, set for the weekend of 7 8 October. Hosted by Auckland HomeBirth Community, the Conference is being held at the Jetpark Hotel & Conference Centre in Auckland. There is an inspiring line up of speakers for this years Conference, read a little about the presentations and the presenters below.

For tickets please go to www.ahbc.space/event/2017-conference

ANNABEL FARRY: Place of Birth and Model of Care Results from a Counties Manukau study Does where a birth occurs make a difference to the outcomes for mother and baby? Annabel Farry set out to discover the answer, utilising information gathered from the Counties Manukau District Health Board area, from 2011 and 2012. Both the place of birth and the mode of midwifery care (continual or fragmented) were investigated and the results were clear and statistically significant.

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Annabel is an educator, a researcher and a midwife. She strongly believes in the cornerstone models of midwifery: partnership and Turanga Kaupapa. She also has a deep respect for physiology, having studied this for 17 years. Annabel has been a registered midwife for 22 years and a lecturer for 10 years. She has recently been employed as a Midwifery Research Fellow for WDHB. Annabel has two daughters, both born at home and her research is based around safe spaces for birth. This year, she has started her DHSc (Doctor of Health Science) looking at this topic.

BAN ABDUL (BEE): Real Life and the Code of Rights  New Zealands Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers Rights became law in 1996. In the current climate of educating everyone regarding autonomy and consent, the HDC Code of Rights as it is more commonly known, is a beacon of respect and care. Particularly in the world of maternity services, when it is adhered to by both word and intention, it supports the ability for an empowering experience for all concerned. However, when it is not, the consequences can be dire and damaging, and is often a major contributor to a traumatic birth experience. This talk will provoke thought, reflection, connection, discussion, and hopefully plant seeds of change where they are needed. Because one days events, one persons mindset, even one misspoken phrase, can do surprising damage, and have long lasting and compounding repercussions for both mother and baby.

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10:03

IQ Does Not Define Human Beings | Dr. Richard Haier and Jordan B Peterson (video) "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"


The importance of intelligence. The American armed forces won't induct anyone with an IQ less than 83. That's 10 percent of the population. A clip from The Neuroscience of Intelligence: Dr. Richard Haier
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10:02

Underdog Artists and Publishers at the NY Art Book Fair "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Lugemik: Digital poster for Too Good To Be Photographed (courtesy of Lugemik)

Celebrating its 12th year, Printed Matters annual NY Art Book Fair lands at MoMA PS1 this weekend. With more than 370 participating artists, publishers, and booksellers, the fair also features a series of events including P!DF by Prem Krishnamurthy, in which the local designer and curator presents his genre-bending, interactive app, a create-your-own-adventure performative monograph that changes according to the whims and desires of its audience.

Image from P!DF a interactive monograph/memoir/manifesto (courtesy of Prem Krishnamurthy)

Like every year, youll find many booths populated by creative people from New York, California, the U.K., and Germany. In an effort to promote the underdog, we decided to focus on some booths from some of the smaller states and countries, specifically the artists and publications that will be their state or countrys sole representative at the Art Book Fair. I communicated with all the representatives via email.

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Extra Vitamins (Colorado)

Extra Vitamins is a two-person art and design studio based in Denver. Julia Belamarich and Kyle Warfields often-playful projects include artist books, installations, design, and even clothing. Our work explores the inner kid, primitive expression, visual synchronicities, and pos...

09:53

Police Search For Mad Pooper Who Dumps And Runs "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) Police are searching for a woman who has been seen repeatedly defecating in a neighborhood while out running.

Cathy Budde says her kids saw the woman mid-squat and came running back in the house to tell her.

They are like, Theres a lady taking a poop! So I come outside, and Im like are you serious?' Budde said to the runner. Are you really taking a poop right here in front of my kids?! Shes like, Yeah, sorry!'

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Budde says the runner is doing it in her neighborhood at least once a week for the last seven weeks, so they nicknamed her The Mad Pooper.

Two other times weve caught her caught her yesterday she changed up her time a little bit because she knew I was watching.

Now the Colorado Springs Police Department is involved, and say the runner could face charges of indecent exposure and public defecation.

Its abnormal, its not something Ive seen in my career, Sgt. Johnathan Sharketti said. For someone to repeatedly do such a thing its uncharted territory for me.

According to the Budde family, there are plenty of restrooms less than a block away from where the woman is running, and so believe this is intentional.

If you can identify the runner, please call the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7240.

09:46

Putin orders to end trade in US dollars at Russian seaports "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to approve legislation making the ruble the main currency of exchange at all Russian seaports by next year, according to the Kremlin website. To protect the interests of stevedoring companies with foreign currency obligations, the government was instructed to set a transition period before switching to ruble settlements.

According to the head of Russian antitrust watchdog FAS Igor Artemyev, many services in Russian seaports are still priced in US dollars, even though such ports are state-owned. The proposal to switch port tariffs to rubles was first proposed by the president a year and a half ago. The idea was not embraced by large transport companies, which would like to keep revenues in dollars and other foreign currencies because of fluctuations in the ruble. READ MORE

 

09:38

TWISTED Spiritual AWARENESS PT2 "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

It would be sad indeed if we should allow ourselves to be such victims of sense perception and so materialistic that we should refuse to believe in an order of spiritual beings simply because they were beyond our sight and touch. STORMS ON THE HORIZON GOD speaks divinely and to the point. HE tells us []

09:35

Death toll roses to 94 after 7.1 Quake strikes Mexico, collapsing buildings "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Mexico City Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing at least 94 people and leaving multiple people reportedly trapped in collapsed buildings. The death toll from the earthquake has risen to 94 nationwide after the Mexico City government reported 30 people killed in the capital.

Mexico State Gov. Alfredo del Mazo said the quake has killed at least nine people in his state, which borders Mexico City. Del Mazo said a quarry worker was killed from a rock slide due to the quake, and another died after being hit by a falling lamppost. READ MORE

 

At least another 42 were killed in the central Mexican state of Morelos, Gov. Graco Ramirez said. Of those who died, 12 were in the city of Jojutla, and four were in the state capital of Cuernavaca.

09:31

Gertrud Arndt: Photo Pioneer of Female Self-Disguise "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

51zi7gBPR3LOn the 20th of September 1903, German Bauhaus photographer Gertrud Arndt was born in Hantschk Ratibor, Upper Silesia. Arndt studied at the Bauhaus in Dessau (under Klee, Gropius and Itten), where she subsequently also taught. Her primary discipline was weaving, her textile designs showcasing the rigid geometric pattern-making typical of the Bauhaus aesthetic.

She must have felt so optimistic. When Gertrud Arndt arrived at the Bauhaus school of art and design in 1923, she was a gifted, spirited 20-year-old who had won a scholarship to pay for her studies. Having spent several years working as an apprentice to a firm of architects, she had set her heart on studying architecture. No chance. The Bauhaus was in tumult because of the long-running battle between its founding director, the architect Walter Gropius, and one of its most charismatic teachers, Johannes Itten, who wanted to use the school as a vehicle for his quasi-spiritual approach to art and design. Arndt was told that there was no architecture course for her to join and was dispatched to the weaving workshop. Not that she...

09:25

Planes now refusing to fly over Flyover States "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

Political uncertainty in America following the chaos brought about by the Trump presidency is now being compounded by transport issues, it has emerged. The USs fleet of some 2,000 passenger planes have developed consciousness and their first act has been to vote unanimously that if their owners want them to ferry people between the East and West Coasts they will have to find ways around the shit-thick states that voted for Trump.

I am a miracle of modern engineering and software technology, said Duval Henderson IV, a Boeing 737 with a PhD from Yale that has been flying the route between New York and San Francisco for United Airlines since 2003. Passenger safety depends on my intricate electronic systems and I am simply not going to travel seven miles above South Dakota and take the risk of that much stupid rubbing off on me.

I could go on. Oh sod it, I will. I thought I was flying over empty space all those years, now it turns out I was flying over nearly empty space populated by knuckle-dragging drongos who think that a man with a gold plated U-bend in his toilet is somehow going to overturn the establishment, a word they had never heard till they saw it on Fox News, in between bouts of beating their wife and their sister, who are probably one and the same. Twats.

The oil industry has cautiously welcomed the news, saying that the extra demand for jet fuel to take every plane over Canadian air space will help make America great again. However, there may be less good news for industry to come. Early reports are suggesting that some driverless trucks have developed opposable thumbs and are refusing to deliver in Arkansas, Wyoming and Nebraska. Conversely, if California goes ahead and builds a wall on its Eastern borders like it keeps threatening to, that may not make much difference anyway.

09:25

Strong M7.1 Seismic Event: Central Mexico, Regin de Puebla near Raboso "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

The earthquake occurred 5km ENE of Raboso, Mexico, State of Puebla on Tuesday, 2017-09-19 at 18:14:39 UTC. Places nearby: Raboso, 4.5 km (2.8 mi) ENE; Izcar de Matamoros,7.2 km (4.5 mi) ESE; Atencingo, 23.6 km (14.7 mi) ENE; Atlixco, 36.1 km (22.4 mi) S; Puebla, 55.0 km (34.1 mi) SSW. (Est. population of 4,487,672 affected) . North America   Mexico | []

09:24

Mexico: Strong earthquake kills dozens - BBC News "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

Mexico: Strong earthquake kills dozens - BBC News: People were feared trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings as rescue teams rushed to the hardest-hit areas.

Earlier this month, a strong 8.1 magnitude tremor left at least 90 dead.

The epicentre of the quake was next to Atencingo in Puebla state, about 120km (75 miles) from Mexico City, with a depth of 51km, the US Geological Survey said.

At least 54 people were killed in Morelos state alone, south of the capital. Four people are confirmed dead in Mexico City, with another eight in Mexico State and six reported killed in Puebla state.

The tremor happened as an earthquake drill was being held in Mexico City, on the 32nd anniversary of a quake that killed up to 10,000 people.

09:23

UN investigators gathering testimony on Rohingya rights violations - World - CBC News "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

UN investigators gathering testimony on Rohingya rights violations - World - CBC News: Marzuki Darusman said his UN team was still trying to get Myanmar's permission to enter the country, but was gathering evidence from refugees and medics in the border town of Cox's Bazar in neighbouring Bangladesh.

Darusman's team started its work in August, the month that attacks by Rohingya Muslim insurgents in Myanmar triggered a military response that has forced more than 421,000 Rohingya into Bangladesh in the past month.

09:17

ABS Confirms Postal Survey Votes Not Valid Unless Posted On Social Media "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has confirmed today that votes in the marriage equality postal survey will not be counted unless they have been posted on social media prior to being returned.

There is no point holding this vote unless you tell everybody how you voted, said Ian Barcode from the ABS. I mean normally when you vote you get a sausage or a chocolate crackle but not with this postal vote. With this all you get is a couple of dozen facebook likes and maybe a comment or two.

When asked what would happen to those who had already voted without posting their ballots on Facebook or Instagram Mr Barcode replied: We will be offering a second ballot for those who did not post, simply post a picture of yourself looking sad or angry and tag the ABS in and we will get you another ballot sent out ASAP.

Voters have until the end of September to return their survey and are reminded that the more likes their post gets the more times their vote will be counted.

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09:17

How to become a Data Scientist "IndyWatch Feed Education"

Hi! Im Jose Portilla and Im an instructor on Udemy with over 250,000 students enrolled across various courses on Python for Data Science and Machine Learning, R Programming for Data Science, Python for Big Data, and many more.

Almost every day a student will ask me some form of this question:

What should I do to become a data scientist?

In this post, Ill try my best to help answer this question and point to resources that can help guide you to an answer, also hopefully this post serves as something I can quickly link to my students :)

Before we get started, Im now teaching Data Science for Python and R on Udemy. You can check out these courses below and get a discount for using these links:

For Python:

Python for Data Science and Machine Learning Bootcamp

For R:

Data Science and Machine Learning Bootcamp with R

Now on to the rest of this post. Ive broken down the steps into some key topics and discussed helpful details for each.

The Journey

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.Mark Twain

If you are interested in becoming a data scientist the best advice is to begin preparing for your journey now. Taking the time to understand core concepts will not only be very useful once you are interviewing, but it will also help you decide whether you are truly interested in this field.

Before starting on the path to becoming a data scientist, its important that you are honest with yourself about why you want to do this. There are probably some questions you should ask yourself:

  • Do you enjoy statistics and programming? (Or at least what youve learned so far about them?)
  • Do you enjoy working in a field where you need to constantly be learning about the latest techniques and technologies in this space?
  • Are you interested in becoming a data scientist, even if it just paid an average salary?
  • Are you okay with other job titles (e.g. Data Analyst, Business Analyst, etc)?

Ask yourself these questions and be honest with yourself. If you answered yes, then you are on your way to become a...

09:09

Happy Birthday CIA: 7 Truly Terrible Things The Agency Has Done In 70 Years "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

By Carey Wedler On Monday, President Trump tweeted birthday wishes to the Air Force and the CIA. Both became official organizations 70 years ago on September 18, 1947, with

09:08

Earthquake, 7 1 Mexico City Remarkable Videos, 1796b "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Good morning, Im still reporting on: Synopsis: Good afternoon, Im still reporting on a major earthquake has rocked Mexico City this afternoon. The 7.1 magnitude quake just hours after earthquake drills were held to commemorate the anniversary of a devastating quake that killed thousands in Mexico City in 1985. In this day of cameras on all phones, some really incredible video has immediately surfaced on social media of what it looks like to be in a big earthquake. In this shot, some sort of a river adventure theme park ride shows small boats tossing about. In this shot, the insides of a large building shake. Dust clouds and smoke could be seen rising around Mexico City and there is a report of one building collapse. Support Our Sponsors: - Life Change Tea: Rid Your Body From Toxins! https://www.GetTheTea.com - Nobel Gold & Silver: Protect Your Money With Gold - Click Here- https://goo.gl/kx2yzW Or Call - 888-596-7916 - Water Smacker - Makes your water less acidic by ionization. https://www.watersmacker.com - Jeevy Computers: Move up to business-level cyber protection. https://www.jeevycomputers.com/pcs/ - Jeevy Computers: Buy/Sell Bitcoin & other Cryptos: 888-844-7806 - Learn How To Generate Passive Income Using Bitcoins At: https://www.TradeGeniusAcademy.com - Denas Pain Relief Store: http://denaspainreliefstore.com/denas-pcm-6.html 503.395.4142 Protect Your Information From Big Data - Click Here! https://www.virtualshield.com/billstill Use Promo Code: bill still for 20% OFF Still Report BTC address: 18Ky2c3CgPY3eu5N7ySoM3X6NjgEAN2w4v Connect with me; Bill Still: newspaper editor/publisher, economics reporter - top US publications, authored 22 books, 4 documentary videos & daily host of this Y/T channel, THE STILL REPORT: https://plus.google.com/u/0/109353617116072656672 Get the word Out: Please LIKE, COMMENT & SHARE! Our website: http://www.billstill.com Considered by informed insiders as the ultimate resource for surviving economic or financial collapse/crash and attaining the unvarnished truth about the latest US and world news, current events in Washington, and todays United States political climate. Please Like, Comment & Share. Bill Still is a former newspaper editor and publisher. He has written for USA Today, The Saturday Evening Post, the Los Angeles Times Syndicate, OMNI magazine, and has also produced the syndicated radio program, Health News. He has written 22 books and two documentary videos and is the host of his wildly popular daily YouTube Channel the Still Report, the quintessential report on the economy and Washington. Connect with Bill Still: https://www.youtube.com/user/bstill3 https://plus.google.com/u/0/+BillStill http://billstills.blogspot.in/ https://twitter.com/billstill https://www.facebook.com/TheStillReport https://www.pinterest.com/billstills/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/billstill http://billstills.tumblr.com/ https://billstills.wordpress.com/ https://www.diigo.com/profile/bil...

09:06

Government Considering Monarch Butterfly for Endangered Species List "IndyWatch Feed Health"

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By Heather CallaghanEditor

Monarch Butterflies Rapidly Disappearing from Western North America More Than the East

Something is causing monarch butterflies to disappear at a dramatically higher rate in Western North America than in the Eastern regions of the U.S.

In the early 1990s, people in the Coastal areas of California noticed a disconcerting decline of the monarch. It turns out they were correct. While scientists have focused on the problems of butterflies in the Eastern region, a new study uses citizen science monitoring over the decades to see a dramatic decline at Western clusters.

Cheryl Schultz, an associate professor at Washington State University Vancouver and lead author of a new study, said:

Western monarchs are faring worse than their eastern counterparts

In the 1980s, 10 million monarchs spent the winter in coastal California. Today there are barely 300,000.

And its not just that there are fewer monarch butterflies then there were decades ago

[The study] also tells us that, if thin...

08:59

Trump speech "IndyWatch Feed Comics"


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Extremely dangerous M7.1 earthquake hits Puebla, Mexico - more than 240 casualties "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

A major earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 hit Puebla, Mexico at 18:14 UTC (13:14 local time) on September 19, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 51 km (31.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). This earthquake comes just 12...... Read more

08:32

2 Simple Ways to Process Songs that Give us all the Feels. "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Was I emotional because of the "lost and empty" part of the lyric or the "one good heart is plenty?"

08:31

Miracle Weed Killer Dicamba was Supposed to Save Farms Instead its Devastating Them "IndyWatch Feed Health"

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by CAITLIN DEWEY
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Excerpts:

Clay Mayes slams on the brakes of his Chevy Silverado and jumps out with the engine running, yelling at a dogwood by the side of the dirt road as if it said something insulting.

Its leaves curl downward and in on themselves like tiny, broken umbrellas. Its the telltale mark of inadvertent exposure to a controversial herbicide called dicamba.

This is crazy. Crazy! shouts Mayes, a farm manager, gesticulating toward the shriveled canopy off Highway 61. I just think if this keeps going on. . .

Everythingll be dead, says Brian Smith, his passenger.

The damage here in northeast Arkansas and across the Midwest sickly soybeans, trees and other crops has become emblematic of a deepening crisis in American agriculture.

Farmers are locked in an arms race between ever-stronger weeds and ever-stronger weed killers.

The dicamba system, approved for use for the first time this spring, was supposed to break the cycle and guarantee weed control in soybeans and cotton. The herbicide used in combination with a genetically modified dicamba-resistant soybean promises better control of unwanted plants such as pigweed, which has become resistant to common weed killers.

The problem, farmers and weed scientists say, is that dicamba has drifted from the fields where it was sprayed, damaging millions of acres of unprotected soybeans and other crops in what some are calling a man-made disaster. Critics contend that the herbicide was approved by federal officials without enough data, particularly on the critical question of whether it could drift off target.

Read the full story at the...

08:30

Pick n Pay Double Take? The Supermarket Chain Isn't Accepting Bitcoin, It Tested It "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

South Africa's second-largest supermarket chain tested bitcoin payments earlier this year, but is thus far declining to roll out a broader option.

08:30

SECRET Document Reveals Former CIA Directors Plan to Make Reading WikiLeaks a Crime "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

By Jay Syrmopoulos Washington, DC A SECRET declassified report by then-CIA Director William Casey, titled, Unauthorized Disclosures to the Media proposed creating legislation that

08:28

Meeting of Military-Industrial Commission "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Vladimir Putin visited the Almaz-Antey Air and Space Defence Corporation, where he was updated on promising defence projects and held a meeting of the Military-Industrial Commission.

Vladimir Putin held a meeting of Military-Industrial Commission

08:27

Trump Warns: U.S. Will Totally Destroy North Korea If Forced To Do So "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

President Donald had some harsh words for North Korea and its dictator, Kim Jong Un, during an official address to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday.

During a roughly 40-minute speech, Trump: explained why North Korea must be contained, warned that the rogue nation would be destroyed if it doesnt cooperate, and even called Kim Jong Un Rocket Man.

[The North Korean government] is responsible for the starvation deaths of millions of North Koreans, and for the imprisonment, torture, killing and oppression of countless more, Trump said. We were all witness to the regimes deadly abuse when an innocent American college student, Otto Warmbier, was returned to America only to die a few days later.

We saw it in the assassination of the dictators brother using banned nerve agents in an international airport. We know it kidnapped a sweet 13-year-old Japanese girl from a beach in her own country

08:27

Minecraft Mapping One of Europes Last Primeval Forests "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

The centuries-old, towering trees in some of Europes last remaining primeval woodland are swiftly falling.

Covering over 1,100 square miles, the Biaowiea Forest in Poland has witnessed increased logging over the past year under order of the Polish government, which passed a controversial law to approve a tripling of the deed. While its environmental minister, Jan Szyszko, had argued that felling trees was necessary to fight an infestation of spruce bark beetles, many scientists, environmental groups, and conservation organizations from Greenpeace to the World Wildlife Fund have condemned the policy as a dire threat to a rich and ancient ecosystem. Seeking an immediate halt to the logging, the European Commission took Poland to court over the policy earlier this summer.

Isometric view of the entire digitized area (image courtesy geoboxers.com)

As part of the escalating protests, which have also occurred in the forest, Greenpeace Poland launched a creative campaign to increase global awareness of the threats facing the Bialowieza Forest, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. To the Last Tree Standing allows you to explore about 270 square miles of the 10,000-year-old forest through a custom-built Minecraft map, where its verdant trees, streams, and quiet clearings have been d...

08:23

Vaccines save lives a response to some ridiculous claims about drugs "IndyWatch Feed Health"

The Skeptical Raptor, stalking pseudoscience in the internet jungle.

The internet is filled with crackpot ideas. I know, thats a shocker. In todays crazy, we have this article, Six pharmaceutical drugs that immediately destroy your health. Setting aside the odd pharmaceutical drugs, let me counter that with pharmaceuticals save lives. Even more, vaccines save lives (since they attack two of my favorite vaccines). I

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08:21

Researchers set to explore underwater labyrinths located beneath Mexican Pyramid "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

by Ivan; Ancient Code

Archaeologists have begun exploring the ancient Mayan temple of Kukulcan and other ruins of Chichen Itza as never before, using a specially modified radar to search for passages and hidden chambers.

Just as experts in Egypt are exploring the inside of different Pyramids using special equipment like ground penetrating radar and muon detectors, archaeologists in Mexico have begun exploring the ancient site of Chichen Itza using advanced tools.

The stepped pyramid, also known as El Castillo, or the Pyramid of Chichen Itza was built thousands of years ago by the itzes Maya.


Researchers are currently setting up what is considered as the monuments most comprehensive study in the last 50 years.

Experts will use, among other avant-garde technologies, a ground-penetrating radar GPR) to locate passages and cameras in a non-invasive way.
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08:21

Why The Women Society Calls Damaged Are The Most Powerful "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

by Shahida Arabi; badwitch.es

Here is a truth you often dont hear: traumatized women have the potential to become the most powerful people in this world.

The most ignorant members of society call this type of woman damaged. But she is the most powerful type of woman there is.

What they forget is that survivors have the most dangerous advantage of all: resilience.

When you try and you try but you can never bring a woman down, youll know there is no going back. Dont fool yourself. You could never defeat her. You never will.


This is the woman who will always rise from the dead; Lady Lazarus, after going through hell and back.

This is the woman who has burned her feet in the flames time and time again and always lives to tell another tale even if she has to crawl back to life.

She was never given love or approval on a silver platter, so in order to survive, she had to love herself in a way others could only dream of. She fought tooth and nail for her own self-acceptance.
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08:21

GoldMint and the Future of Gold Ownership "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

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Reflecting golds historical repute as a scarce and valued resource, Bitcoin has become known in many investment circles as digital gold. With its unprecedented rise, Bitcoins worth is now estimated to be about twice that of an ounce of physical gold.

On August 7, 2017, the startup GoldMint was launched with the intent of ushering in a new digital era of gold as a store of value. This project aims to provide a unique set of gold ownership solutions for cryptocurrency investors and enthusiasts worldwide. It is holding an initial coin offering (ICO) that starts in less than 12 hours. 

The GoldMint project reaffirms the notion that physical gold is a respected method of payment and wealth preservation, all tied to its value and scarcity. Gold ownership, however, requires expensive security, safekeeping and insurance. GoldMints innovative approach seeks to address these inherent issues.

GoldMint purchases, sells and repurchases their native digital asset called

GOLD, which is 100 percent backed by physical gold. It features an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) which can be utilized as a payment and investment tool for both companies and individuals in hedging risk.

Capitalizing off of the inherent advantages of its physical counterpart,

GOLD tokens offer a stable, transparent, non-volatile means of buffering ones crypto portfolio from wild market swings. Here, GoldMint is committed to ensuring that GOLD delivers consistent value through paper assets like ETFs and futures as well as through physical assets. Moreover, GOLD owners will be able to use their tokens to secure guarantees, loans and escrow services, all at a modest 5 percent purchase and 3 percent sale fee.

GoldMint will also deliver a utility token known as MNT to facilitate operations, implement smart contracts and incentivize block creation and transaction confirmation.

During the early stages of this project, MNT will be sold and distributed on the Ethereum blockchain. After the MNT distribution has taken place, Goldmint will launch its own Graphene -based Proof-of-Stake (PoS) blockchain that offers a safer, more productive and faster experience.

Minting the Blockchain

GoldMint utilizes a blockchain ledger to execute trad...

10 Traits Empathic People Share "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

by Judith Orloff M.D.; Psychology Today

The trademark of an empath is feeling and absorbing other peoples emotions and/or physical symptoms because of their high sensitivities. These people filter the world through their intuition and have a difficult time intellectualizing their feelings. As a psychiatrist and empath myself, I know the challenges of being a highly sensitive person. When overwhelmed with the impact of stressful emotions, empaths may experience panic attacks, depression, chronic fatigue, food, sex, and drug binges, or exhibit many other physical symptoms that defy traditional diagnosis.

But empaths can also learn how to center themselves so that they don't feel too much or become overloaded. The first step is to acknowledge that you are an empath. Here are the top 10 traits of an empath, from my book on how to achieve emotional freedom. See if you can relate:


1. Empaths are highly sensitive.

Empaths are naturally giving, spiritually open, and good listeners. If you want heart, empaths have got it. Through thick and thin, these world-class nurturers will be there for you. But they can easily have their feelings hurt, too: Empaths are often told that they are too sensitive and need to "toughen up."
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08:20

Tree Hugging Improves Your Health "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

by Matthew Silverstone; Natural News

Tree hugging, that much maligned hippy generation idea, has now been shown to have scientific validity after all. Contrary to popular belief, touching a tree does make you healthier. In fact you don't even have to touch the tree to get better, just being within its vicinity has the same effect.

In a recently published book, Blinded by Science, (www.blindedbyscience.co.uk) the author Matthew Silverstone, proves scientifically that trees improve many health issues such as; mental illnesses, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), concentration levels, reaction times, depression and the ability to alleviate headaches.


Countless studies have shown that children show significant psychological and physiological effects in terms of their health and well being when they interact with plants. They demonstrate that children function better cognitively and emotionally in green environments and have more creative play in green areas.

A large public health report that investigated the association between green spaces and mental health concluded that "access to nature can significantly contribute to our mental capital and wellbeing".
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08:20

Signs You Are About To Meet Your Soulmate "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

by Spiritual Unite

Are you in search of the true love? Do you think about some unknown person who seems extraordinary? Have you learnt lots of lessons from your previous relationships? Do you feel happiness in the air? These are some of the signs your soulmate is near. Before you find your soulmate, your mind senses their energy nearby and gives you signals. It is up to you to decipher the message and get ready for the love of your life.

Here are the most common signs your soulmate is near:

Signs Your Soulmate is Near


Dreams Turn Romantic:

Before you meet your soulmate, you will see romantic dreams most often. Some people claim to recognise their soulmate from the dream when they first met. Theres a chance that you dont remember your dream, but you just feel happy because you had a good dream. Contentment conquers you for the whole day. Seeing your ex again and again in the dream is also the sign that you need a romantic relationship.
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08:18

Latest Bitcoin Network Difficulty Adjustment: Up ~19.58 Percent To New All Time High As Chicoms Push Out Local fiat/Bitcoin Trading Interfaces "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Mining difficulty on the Bitcoin network skyrocketed nearly twenty  percentage points to 1103400932964.29248047 from 922724699725.96276855 to a new all time high.

While mining difficulty sits at an all time high, the price of Bitcoin reported by fiat/Bitcoin interfaces is sitting roughly twenty percent below the most recent all time high established near the beginning of this month. The United States dollar recovered a small bit of ground against Bitcoin when the racist government of the People's Republic of China decided to ban trading on their local fiat/Bitcoin interfaces. This move by the Chicoms was followed by the a constant stream of "Bitcoin is valueless" editorials in the legacy USian "financial" fake news press.

08:15

Moscow Unveils A Monument To Kalashnikov, The AK-47s Designer "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

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A brand new statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov holding his signature AK-47 assault rifle was unveiled in Moscow on Tuesday. The statue commemorates one of Russias most renowned inventions.

Kalashnikov is a staple name in Russia. The history of the rifle though began almost 100 years ago when its designer was born. The inventor of the worlds most famous rifle was born into a Siberian peasant family in 1919. He was mechanically minded and first aspired to design farm equipment. But World War II called him into the army and he was wounded in the 1941 battle of Bryansk. While he was in the hospital recovering, he heard other soldiers saying their weapons were insufficient to those of the Nazis. So, Kalashnikov got to work designing his own rifle.

He made a successful rifle in 1947 for the Russian army. The infamous guns name (AK-47) commemorates the designer and the year of accomplishment. Avtomat Kalashnikova (19)47.

The AK-47 soon became widely popular for its adaptability to rugged conditions, including jungles, deserts, and the bitter cold. It is simple to operate and easy to maintain. With little training, users of this rifle can often field-strip an AK-47 in a half a minute.

The gun was quickly adopted by Soviet Bloc armies and the Soviet Union distributed them to the armies of ideological allies and revolutionary groups throughout Africa and Asia. Moscow also freely licensed other countries to produce local versions.

By some estimates, the AK-47 and its versions account for about one-fifth of the worlds firearms. The rugged and reliable weapon is the number one choice for many armies, terror groups, and history collectors worldwide.

In the words of Russian President Vladimir Putin: The Kalashnikov rifle is...

Moscow Unveils A Monument To Kalashnikov, The AK-47s Designer "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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A brand new statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov holding his signature AK-47 assault rifle was unveiled in Moscow on Tuesday. The statue commemorates one of Russias most renowned inventions.

Kalashnikov is a staple name in Russia. The history of the rifle though began almost 100 years ago when its designer was born. The inventor of the worlds most famous rifle was born into a Siberian peasant family in 1919. He was mechanically minded and first aspired to design farm equipment. But World War II called him into the army and he was wounded in the 1941 battle of Bryansk. While he was in the hospital recovering, he heard other soldiers saying their weapons were insufficient to those of the Nazis. So, Kalashnikov got to work designing his own rifle.

He made a successful rifle in 1947 for the Russian army. The infamous guns name (AK-47) commemorates the designer and the year of accomplishment. Avtomat Kalashnikova (19)47.

The AK-47 soon became widely popular for its adaptability to rugged conditions, including jungles, deserts, and the bitter cold. It is simple to operate and easy to maintain. With little training, users of this rifle can often field-strip an AK-47 in a half a minute.

The gun was quickly adopted by Soviet Bloc armies and the Soviet Union distributed them to the armies of ideological allies and revolutionary groups throughout Africa and Asia. Moscow also freely licensed other countries to produce local versions.

By some estimates, the AK-47 and its versions account for about one-fifth of the worlds firearms. The rugged and reliable weapon is the number one choice for many armies, terror groups, and history collectors worldwide.

In the words of Russian President Vladimir Putin: The Kalashnikov rifle is a symbol of the creative genius of our people. Or as Russias Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky put it: the...

08:13

Your Concise New York Art Guide for Fall 2017 "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Soda_Jerk, still from Astro Black: We are the Robots (2010), two-channel video installation with four episodes, 25:24 min (image courtesy apexart)

Overwhelmed by all the art to see this fall? Us too. To make it all slightly more manageable, weve compiled a list of fun, insightful, and very New York art exhibitions and events in our yearly fall guide. In addition to perusing this online version, you can look out for print copies of our guide in bookstores, coffee shops, galleries, museums, and nonprofit art spaces around the city.

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September

Sanford Biggers: Selah

When: September 7October 21
Where: Boesky East (507 W 24th Street, Chelsea, Manhattan)

Whether working in textile, video, sculpture, or performance, Sanford Biggers unflinchingly tackles issues of race and representation in American culture. The centerpiece of this show, Seated Warrior, continues his series of bronze sculptures based on traditional African statues, which he collects and then dips in wax or pierces with gunshots. It will be framed by textile works assembled from fragments of antique quilts.

Fellow Travelers

When: September 7October 21
Where: apexart (291 Church Street, Tribeca, Manhattan)

Space is the place where we stage allegories of earthly drama....

08:09

Quick Postage Stamp Themed Birthday Card "IndyWatch Feed Craft"

Does anyone other than me actually sit down and draw simple birthday cards, you know with a permanent marker and colored card stock? As you can see, I do, and fortunately so, as how else would I make a cute...

08:03

This May Be The Closest UFO Image Ever Taken "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"


(Joe MartinoI empathize with the position so many are in about the disbelief in UFOs and aliens. Why? Because Ive been a believer, experiencer and researcher for most of my life and through the process of exploration, which is also my lifes work, Ive had a chance to witness the sheer blind denial of a subject that has more evidence to support it than the evidence that exists for most things people believe today; like for example black holes or even the pharmaceutical drugs people take daily. These facts were covered in what I believe is one of the most important films on this subject ever made called Unacknowledged.
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08:01

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Amid Continuing China Rumors, BTC Fails to Break Key Resistance "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

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When it rains, it pours. Last week, news began to hit the crypto community that China was taking harsh measures to reign in their various cryptocurrency exchanges. Several exchanges closed down and others were given a deadline to properly cease trading operations. This news came hard on the heels of recent directives that banned ICOs in China, leading to dramatic drops in cryptocurreny prices across the board.

After this latest news settled, bitcoin managed to slightly rally before topping out around $4100. However, early this week, rumors began to circulate that executives associated with Chinese exchanges are being prohibited from leaving China. At the time of this article, BTC-USD is sitting just at $3900 and is showing signs of further pullback:

Figure_1 (8).JPGFigure 1: BTC-USD, 12-Hour Candles, GDAX, Macro Fibonacci Retracement Values

The figure above shows the whole, macro bull run from the $1700s. One important feature of the trend shown above is the 61% retracement down to the $2900s. The retracement down to such a low value shows that sell pressure is very strong in the current market and hints toward bullish exhaustion within the macro trend. Another key feature to note is the following:

Figure_2 (8).JPGFigure 2: BTC-USD, 2-Hour Candles, GDAX, Failed 100% Retracement

An important test of this rally was the 100% retracement of the bear run, post-China news. Sitting just below the 23% Fibonacci Retracement lies the bear run. The test of the 100% retracement is important because that resistance line marks a strong shift in market sentiment. A failure to break through those values shows that, even though there was a strong rally, the market is still bearish in nature and is likely to continue.

Figure 2 also shows several tests and rejections of the 2-Hour 200 EMA (Exponential Moving Average). The 200 EMA is a common tool used among traders to objectively view the state of the market compared to the prior trends. A trend existing below the 200 EMA is bearish in nature, and trends that show support on top of the 200 EMA are bullish in natu...

08:01

At Least 44 Dead from Earthquake that Hit Central Mexico "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

People remove the debris of a collapsed building looking for possible victims after the 7.1-magnitude quake rattled Mexico City on Tuesday.
Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images

Published September 19, 2017

MEXICO CITY At least 44 people were killed as a magnitude 7.1 earthquake epicenter hit just over 3 miles east-northeast of Raboso, in the state of Puebla some 75 miles southeast of Mexico City.

We dont have an estimate yet from authorities of how many buildings but just photos and videos from people in the street show there are many buildings collapsed so far, reporter James Fredrick told NPR. The civil protection agency of Mexico City has confirmed that theyre beginning excavation work for people trapped inside collapsed buildings.

Tuesdays earthquake came less than two weeks after another quake left 90 dead in the countrys south, and it occurred as Mexicans commemorated the anniversary of a 1985 quake that killed thousands.

The post At Least 44 Dead from Earthquake that Hit Central Mexico appeared first on Native News Online.

07:48

Venezuelas President Tells Starving Citizens: Eat & Raise Rabbit "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Image source: Pixabay.com

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has a unique solution for his nations food shortage: rabbit.

In an online video, Maduro told Venezuelans to start raising rabbits for food.

The first part of Plan Rabbit moves forward, Maduro said.

The rabbit isnt a pet, its .. two and a half kilos of meat, Venezuelas agriculture minister, Freddy Bernal, added.

Rabbits are a good source of protein and they easily reproduce, Bernal pointed out.

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Rabbit meat is not a normal part of the Venezuelan diet, CNN Money reported. The people of the South American nation mostly view the furry critters as cute pets.

Protein is in short supply in Venezuela because the government has mismanaged the economy and destroyed the food industry. Food is now so expensive and rare that Venezuelans have lost an average of 19 pounds over the

07:44

DIARY: First Times a Charm "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Louisa Elderton at the 1st Art Berlin

07:39

The Perceptual Trick That Manufactures Devils "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

The Christian right have made full use of the psychological ploy with which we project our own worst tendencies onto some distant figure.

07:37

How to Maintain your Yoga Practice as a New Mom. "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Youre undergoing the most transformative experience a woman can have, but there is no time to process it. Youre living with the kind of sleep deprivation some countries use as a torture technique.

07:36

Thymoquinone has a protective effect against lead-induced alteration of the antioxidant defense system in rat livers. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Acta Biol Hung. 2017 Sep ;68(3):248-254. PMID: 28901799 Abstract Title:  Protective effect of thymoquinone against lead-induced antioxidant defense system alteration in rat liver. Abstract:  Alteration of the antioxidant system may be related to lead (Pb) hepatotoxicity. This study was carried out to investigate the possible beneficial effect of thymoquinone (TQ), the major active ingredient of volatile oil of Nigella sativa seeds, against Pb-induced liver antioxidant defense system impairment. Adult male rats were randomized into four groups: control group received no treatment, Pb group was exposed to 2000 ppm of Pb acetate in drinking water, Pb-TQ group was cotreated with Pb plus TQ (5 mg/kg/day, per os) and TQ group receiving only TQ. All treatments were applied for five weeks. TQ alone did not induce any significant changes in the enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidant status. By contrast, Pb exposure significantly decreased not only reduced glutathione level, but also superoxide dismutase, glutathione peroxidase, catalase and glutathione reductase activities in the liver tissue. Interestingly, when coadministrated with Pb, TQ significantly improved the affected antioxidant parameters. In conclusion, our results indicate a protective effect of TQ against Pb-induced liver antioxidant capacity impairment and suggest that this component might be a clinically promising alternative in Pb hepatotoxicity.

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07:36

Russia Becomes the First to Transfer Secondary Metal Market to Blockchain with ReMeChain ICO "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

The ReMeChain pre-ICO (pre-placement of tokens) is set to begin from September 22, 2017. ReMeChain, an innovative trading platform for sale and purchase of secondary metals uses smart contracts to provide a safe and fast means of conducting transactions. By doing so, it solves the global problems of the industry and acts as a guarantor Continue reading Russia Becomes the First to Transfer Secondary Metal Market to Blockchain with ReMeChain ICO

The post Russia Becomes the First to Transfer Secondary Metal Market to Blockchain with ReMeChain ICO appeared first on NEWSBTC.

07:34

Guy Wins Over Girlfriend's Dog By Taking Him On The Best Car Ride Ever "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Kyle Hull has been dating his girlfriend Emily for around a year now, and everything between them is going great. Everyone in her life seems to love him except for her 5-year-old dog, Tuukka. Tuukka has been with his mom for around four years now and, for the longest time, was not happy to be sharing her with another guy. 

He was not thrilled about me when he first met me, Hull told The Dodo. There was no hatred, but it was obvious that he thought I was entering his territory and was incredibly protective of Emily. 

Credit: Kyle Hull

Even after a year had passed, Tuukka was still not quite on board with Hull. He refused to let Hull sit alone with his mom on the couch, he wouldnt come to Hull when he called for him and only allowed Hull to scratch him on his own terms.

Credit: Kyle Hull

The worst part was attempting to sleep in bed; his spot for the last four years had been right next to Emily on the pillow, and now that I have moved in, he has had to move which he has been very reluctant to do, Hull said. 

Credit: Kyle Hull

Emily also has a pit bull named Zoey, who fell in love with Hull right away, so he just couldnt figure out why Tuukka was so reluctant to love him, too. Since a year had passed with no real progress, Hull decided to take his efforts to the next level by enticing Tuukka with one of his favorite things: a car ride. 

Tuukka went with Hull for a ride in the car, and everything seemed to be going well. Hull then decided to take things a step further by taking Tuukka to every dogs favorite place. 
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07:30

Confusion and resistance slows down UK smart meter rollout "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Public Release: 18-Sep-2017 From Eurekalert University of Sussex IMAGE: Smart meter campaign poster in London Underground. view more Credit: Image by Benjamin Sovacool Lack of consumer engagement, insufficient information, and inadequate attention to vulnerability has slowed down the UK rollout of energy smart meters, according to a new study by researchers at the University of

07:27

Making Your Own Solar Cells from Powdered Donuts? "IndyWatch Feed Diy"

Make a photovoltaic solar cell using common household items... and donuts!

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The post...

07:24

Practising Transcendental meditation may potentially reduce the systolic blood pressure. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Complement Ther Med. 2017 Oct ;34:26-34. Epub 2017 Jul 24. PMID: 28917372 Abstract Title:  Transcendental meditation for lowering blood pressure: An overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Abstract:  BACKGROUND: Transcendental meditation (TM) is a stress reduction technique that can potentially lower blood pressure (BP) safely. The American Heart Association recommends that TM may be considered in clinical practice.OBJECTIVE: To provide an overview of all systematic reviews and meta-analyses of TM on BP for evidence-informed clinical decision making.METHOD: Systematic searches of PubMed, EBSCOhost, Cochrane Library, Web of Science, Embase, and PsycINFO for all systematic reviews and/or meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) with TM as an intervention, and outcome measures include systolic BP (SBP) and diastolic BP (DBP). Qualitative and quantitative data were synthesized. The methodological quality of the selected reviews was assessed using the AMSTAR checklist.RESULTS: Eight systematic reviews and meta-analyses are included. Among them is an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality report, a Cochrane systematic review, 4 independent reviews, and 2 reviews from a TM related institution. The quality of most of the included reviews is fair with a mean score of 5.75/11 on the AMSTAR scale. Overall, there exists a clear trend of increasing evidence over the years supporting the efficacy of TM in lowering BP. However, some conflicting findings remain across reviews and potential risk of bias exists in many of the RCTs included in these reviews.CONCLUSION: Practising TM may potentially reduce the SBP by4mm Hg and DBP by 2mm Hg. Such effect is comparable with other lifestyle interventions such as weight-loss diet and exercise. Further evidence from long-term well-designed RCTs conducted by independent researchers is needed.

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07:19

32 years ago today, the 1985 Mexico City Mega Earthquake shook a whole nation "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

A powerful earthquake just hit Mexico, near Mexico City, but what a coincidence The big quake of 1985 happened on the same day 32 years ago Exactly 32 years ago today (Sept

07:16

Anonymous Tip Leads Police To Shack With Someone Very Scared Inside "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

An anonymous phone call to police near Dallas, Texas, led rescuers to a very sad scene. 

In a dilapidated shack, police found a young horse standing by the body of her mother. They called Becky's Hope Horse Rescue for help. 

Credit: Becky's Hope Horse Rescue

"The mom had died a few days before," Sarah McGregor, a spokeswoman for Becky's Hope, told The Dodo. "Who really knows how long they had been there?"

Police are currently investigating who could have abandoned the little family there. Meanwhile, for rescuers from Becky's Hope, the priority was making the traumatized young horse feel safe again.

Credit: Becky's Hope Horse Rescue

Credit: Becky's Hope Horse Rescue

They named her Silvie and brought her back to the rescue where she could recover from being abandoned and losing her mom.

Because of all Silvie had been through, gaining her trust could pose a challenge. So rescuers are being very sensitive and patient with her.

Credit: Becky's Hope Horse Rescue

"She is still pretty submissive with everyone and the other animals," McGregor said. But rescuers have discovered she loves getting pets and back scratches. 

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07:13

Vitamin C partially prevents reproductive damage in adult male rats exposed to rosuvastatin during prepuberty. "IndyWatch Feed Fertility"

PMID:  Food Chem Toxicol. 2017 Sep 6 ;109(Pt 1):272-283. Epub 2017 Sep 6. PMID: 28887090 Abstract Title:  Vitamin C partially prevents reproductive damage in adult male rats exposed to rosuvastatin during prepuberty. Abstract:  Pediatric obesity is closely associated with dyslipidemias and environmental factors, such as diet and lack of physical exercises, which may alter lipid profile in children. Rosuvastatin decreases serum total cholesterol and triglycerides concentrations. Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) plays an important role on sperm integrity and fertility. Juvenile male rats were distributed into six experimental groups that received saline solution 0.9%, 3 or 10 mg/kg/day of rosuvastatin, 150 mg/day of ascorbic acid, or 3 or 10 mg/kg/day of rosuvastatin co-administered with 150 mg/day of ascorbic acid from PND23 until PND53 and then the rats were maintained until sexual maturity. Rosuvastatin-exposed groups showed lower sperm quality, androgen depletion and germ cell death. Ascorbic acid was capable to prevent partially the reproductive adverse effects provoked by rosuvastatin. In conclusion, prepubertal exposure to rosuvastatin provokes long-term reproductive damages at sexual maturity and ascorbic acid supplementation at prepuberty may be a preventive mode against these reproductive adverse effects.

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07:12

14 Harsh Truths For New Moms "IndyWatch Feed Fertility"

Originally published at Mothering.com Congratulations! You just had a baby. Holy crap! Its intense isnt it? Here are 14 harsh[.....]

The post 14 Harsh Truths For New Moms appeared first on MotherWise.

07:11

Bitcoin Under Fire - Profit for Gold? "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Bitcoins market takes a tumble, but conditions are right for gold to profit

07:10

Uncertainty Dominates as China Continues to Clamp Down on Cryptocurrencies "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Uncertainty Dominates as China Clamps Down on Cryptocurrency

China is clamping down on cryptocurrency, that much is clear. But while the developing story dominates headlines, a notable trend is the lack of official information. Chinese officials seem to systematically decline requests for comments, local sources are willing to provide information on condition of anonymity only, while leaked documents remain unverified.

Despite this lack of clarity, heres whats known so far.

Effects on Trading

The most important thing we know for sure is that Chinese bitcoin exchanges will be closing down, or at least exiting China.

BTCC the oldest bitcoin exchange in the world was the first exchange to announce theyd be closing shop within the Asian country, by the end of this month. The exchange cited guidelines published by the Chinese central bank (the Peoples Bank of China; PBOC), which initially appeared to only affect ICOs, as its reason for closing down.

Other exchanges quickly followed BTCC's lead. ViaBTC and Yunbi both announced that theyd be ceasing operations by the end of this month. Huobi and OKCoin, the two other major Chinese exchanges, announced they would be shutting down too, though not until the end of October. And BitKan, a big over-the-counter (OTC) trading service rather than an order-book exchange, announced it would be shutting down as well.

While the cited guidelines initially did not seem to concern bitcoin, it is likely that Chinese officials have made it clear through separate channels that they do apply to the cryptocurrency. Bloomberg (among others) reports that exchange operators decided to close down after in-person meetings with PBOC officials, and the Wall Street Journal reports based on anonymous sources that the PBOC has prepared a set of draft instructions that would ban cryptocurrency trading altogether. These draft instructions have als...

07:07

File a FOIA, Get Sued "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Government agencies forget they work for the public.

Martin Bowling/flickrState and local agencies around the country have taken to suing people who file Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, the Associated Press reports.

The agencies dont sue the citizens for monetary damage, saying they simply want a judge to rule on whether the records ought to be released. But the requesters are responsible for their own legal fees. When agencies deny FOIA requests and lose subsequent lawsuits, by contrast, they are on the hook for the requesters legal fees. Suing them is a pre-emptive meassure.

The rhetoric around the suits often centers on the privacy rights of government employees. (The requests might involve information about individual officials salaries, school enrollment, disciplinary records, and so forth.) But the government is supposed to work for the people. When police departments, for example, cite privacy

07:04

Is it Time for an Orgy? {Adult} "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Im not sure if orgies are the answer to our chronic lack of sex...but they might be. Dreaming about them has me sitting in my hotel room with a grin on my face, looking out at some early fall colors on the trees, and not horny.

07:03

Aerial Images of Vibrant Landscapes by Photographer Niaz Uddin "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

The Grand Prismatic Spring at Yellowstone National Park (all images via Niaz Uddin)

Niaz Uddin is a photographer, director, and filmmaker that explores a variety of natural landscapes from high above. His color-saturated photographs explore crowded beaches and remote tide pools, capturing each of the scenic environments from a birds eye view. One of my favorite images is the picture above, which provides a rare perspective of the Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park. You can see even more sky-high images on his Instagram, and buy limited prints on his website.

Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach

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06:58

MrMBB333 & Dutchsinse: *BIG QUAKE* Rocks Mexico Large 7.1 South of Mexico City Buildings Collapsed "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Note: This is the second large quake to hit Mexico in the last 2-3wksnot as large as the 8.1 that hit off Mexicos west coast in early September, more below in Dutchsinses report.

September 19, 2017: Breaking / A Large earthquake has struck in South Central Mexico. 7.1 rocks seismographs around the world. Very early but expect major damage. (SEE LINK BELOW) https://twitter.com/dlprager #MrMBB333

 

9/19/2017 Large M7.1 Earthquake strikes near Mexico City #MexicoWasWarned EQ forecast area hit


06:57

What You Should Do to Find Out About IT Support Before Youre Left Behind "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

If you are searching for these types of support solutions, then youre at the proper spot. Dell premium support uses their abilities and experience to address your issue and offer you best solution around the world. Dell small small business support is the ideal platform for the those that are growing their company with the little team.

The IT Support Trap

HP is famous for its quality goods, and among the optimal/optimally product of HP is the printer. Now it is the largest software and hardware manufacturer in the world, and IT is dominating other companies. It is one of the leading printer manufacturers in the world. It has the wide range of affordable and attractive products. It is one of the greatest names in printer producing. It accused Autonomy of deliberately inflating the value of the company prior to its takeover.

Our customer support executives supply the very best service throughout the planet. Dell support executives will steer you through the comprehensive installation procedure. All the executives, who provide resolution when you contact hp support know about the specifics of each item thoroughly and will offer genuine assistance to you.

HP technical support number is 24 hours per day, 7 days weekly and 365 days per calendar years available here in order to help you and offer the very best service around the world. HP phone support numbers are easily available online. HP customer support number supply the optimal/optimally service for its goods and services. The HP tech support number possess the biggest customer care support network around the world. The Dell customer support phone number will aid you and supply you an immediate remedy to your issues.

 

The measures mentioned previously are helpful to fix the minor problems linked to your HP printer. There are lots of issues which may be faced by HP users when using the HP products. Occasionally theres an issue with activating Windows even an OEM license isnt the problem. If y...

06:57

Keeseekoose First Nation elders spark RCMP investigation into band council "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

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Flag of the Keeseekoose First Nation in Saskatchewan.

APTN National News, September 19, 2017

The RCMP has confirmed to APTN National News that it has launched an investigation on Keeseekoose First Nation in Saskatchewan after two elders came forward providing a stack of financial documents.

The investigation is in the early stages said Sgt. Rob Laurent of the RCMPs Yorkton detachment.

We do have an investigation that is ongoing, said Laurent.

Laurent confirmed the investigation is based on complaints made from elders and the documents they provided.

Elders Frances Musqua, 70, and Seraphine Straightnose, 71, met with Laurent Aug. 21 and provided him with over 150 pages of financial documents, including receipts and records of large cheques connected the bands co-manager Edwin Chalupiak and his Regina-based companies Dynamic Management Solutions and Chalupiak and Associates, as well as the bands director of operations Chris Lafontaine.

Chalupiak and Lafontaine have refused to answer questions from APTN citing confidentiality but Chalupiak said the...

06:55

An old episode of Cheers got people thinking theyre looking at a cardboard cutout "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

As posted by @Glinner over on Twitter.

Hes not wrong, you know. Have another look.

Turns out not.

06:54

Police Raid Fishing Boat And Find The Worst Thing "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Gary Stokes was sure hed find sharks on the boat dead ones that fishermen had illegally taken from the ocean. But two weeks ago, when Stokes and a few police officers boarded the Fu Yuan Yu 9608, a Chinese fishing vessel anchored off the coast of Timor-Leste, a small country in Southeast Asia, they initially didnt find anything.

They hadnt looked in the freezer hatch, though, which was located in the bottom of the boat and when they did, they got a huge shock.

Credit: Jake Parker/Sea Shepherd Global

I asked the crew onboard to open it up and I made sure that we had an armed police officer posted at the hatch as I didnt fancy being locked in a minus-28-degree [Celsius] freezer [minus 18 degrees Fahrenheit] Stokes, the Southeast Asia director of Sea Shepherd Global, told The Dodo. As I descended the ladder all I could see below was sharks. Greeting me at the bottom of the ladder was a 1.5-meter to 2-meter zebra shark."

Credit: Jake Parker/Sea Shepherd Global

Zebra sharks are listed as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), so catching and killing this shark was illegal. But it wasnt just one zebra shark in the freezer Gary spotted several others, along with the bodies of other shark and ray species, such as shovelnose guitarfish.

Most of the sharks were juveniles and babies.

Credit: Jake Parker/Sea Shepherd Global

I felt numb, as always, Stokes said. Ive seen too many dead sharks now for it to affect me. That said, seeing so many babies hit home hard.

Stokes and his crew from Sea Shepherd Glob...

06:47

Cryptocurrencies And Avoiding The "Poof Moment" "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

I have been asked my opinion regarding cryptocurrencies. Lets start by saying I have no doubt within only a short time, crypto currencies will be issued and embraced by central banks. This is not to say I am endorsing Bitcoin, Ethereum or any other digital currency. It is even possible that not a single existing... Read more

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06:47

Dog that has never seen stairs before video delivers perfect payoff "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

And just in case you are wondering.

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06:45

How to Use Crowdfunding to Launch the Creative Project of Your Dreams "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

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As artists and creatives, innovative ideas and projects are some of the most precious currency we possess. But for all the ideas in the world, execution of these visions can often seem daunting. One of the biggest hurdles to overcome is often getting the funding needed to get the project off the ground.

Luckily, raising funds has become more democratic in the past 15 years, with the rise of crowdfunding. First used primarily to fund small businesses, artists are increasingly turning to these platforms to make their dream projects a reality. While many people associate crowdfunding with projects like the Flow Hive, high powered artistseven Neil Younghave been using the system to take their ideas to the public.

As crowdfunding has evolved, so have the platforms. Time has given rise to websites catering specifically to creatives, while different systems even allow for ongoing payment and support. It just takes looking at what's right for the specific artist and situation.

But once you've settled on a crowdfunding platform, how do you make sure your campaign is successful? Part of this goes into the selection of where you'll be doing your fundraisingcertain platforms have higher success rates than othersbut the rest will go into your ability to successfully market your ideas.

Let's take a look at some of the best options for making your creative dream a reality and how to set your campaign up for success.

Which crowdfunding platform to use?

You should never underestimate how important this decision is. Do you go with one of the big fish and risk your project getting lost in the stream of ideas? Or do you venture into a niche platform that caters only to your sector, but may not have as much visibility? Other questions to ask yourself: do you want to risk a winner takes all campaign, where you only receive the money if you meet your goal, or would you prefer a platform t...

06:41

Why Plant-Based Diets Are The Nutritional Equivalent of Quitting Smoking "IndyWatch Feed Health"

This article is shared with permission from our friends at NutritionFacts. Despite the most widely accepted and well-established chronic disease practice guidelines uniformly calling for lifestyle change as the first line of therapy, doctors often dont follow these recommendations. As seen in my video, The Best Kept Secret in Medicine, lifestyle interventions are not...

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06:41

A Magical Mexican Drink (& How to Have It). "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Mezcal is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from agave, and most of its production comes from Oaxaca, Mexico. I'm a huge fan because, when we drink it consciously, it is delicious, full of tradition, and fun.

06:39

Afro-Mexicans Face Racism Daily in Mexico "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

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06:38

This One Step could Solve the Majority of our Relationship Problems. "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

In my coaching work with couples, I have developed a communication strategy that can actually help to resolve the majority of issues or problems that couples face.

06:38

If You Have Sausage Fingers That are Always Swollen, You Need To Read This "IndyWatch Feed Health"

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Doctors Health Press. Disclaimer: Results are not guaranteed*** and may vary from person to person***. Having dactylitis or sausage fingers can be both embarrassing and painful. The dactylitis definition is simply the inflammation of the fingers or toes. It can also have...

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06:38

Next Phase "IndyWatch Feed Craft"

My oldest turned thirteen last week.

I am henceforth officially the parent of a teenager.

I promise, though, that this isn't going to be one of those nostalgic and overly-sentimental posts I am apt to write whenever I think of my children Growing Up.

I am actually a bit excited. See, for years, all the young people I've ever had dealings with were teenagers. Like youth group and the girls in the dance team at church, and my high school students when I taught Physics. Loved them. Loved that age so much.

When I was a guidance counselor in Minnesota and Singapore, I worked with both teens and children and discovered that while both were intensely rewarding and enjoyable, given the choice, I'd still pick teens. I remember wishing that when I became a mother, I might somehow give birth to teens rather than babies, because surely I would be frightfully awkward with humans who couldn't hold conversations and with whom I'd have to instead make blubbering sounds and devise bizarre hand games just to say hello.

Then: motherhood.

Real motherhood, with real babies and real blubbering.

Not gonna get all weepy here (I promised, right?) so let's just say that I've loved having babies. And toddlers-in-potty-training. And preschoolers. And just. . ....

06:35

9 Reasons You Still Have Pimples and The Natural Remedies To Fix It "IndyWatch Feed Health"

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Alina Islam. Acne isnt something thats supposed to happen once youve past your teenage years, right? If youre like me, youve been dealing with acne for a large part of your life. Youve probably tried every acne-fighting product on the market...

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06:35

World's Largest Hedge Fund Founder: Bitcoin is a 'Bubble' "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Ray Dalio, the founder of the world's biggest hedge fund, thinks bitcoin is in bubble territory, according to a new interview.

06:34

MEET MOXIE: OUR GIANT SCHNOODLE "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

Meet Moxie, our giant schnoodle.  If you would have told me a year ago that I would be selling my chickens and buying a puppy to train for service, I would have turned my head to the side for a dramatic spit take, laughed hysterically and then maybe started crying at the idea.  Growing up I helped train my puppy and I learned quickly that getting a puppy and training it to be a well-behaved dog is so.much.work and something I wouldnt be doing until I was absolutely ready.  I have sworn up and down that we were not getting a dog until my youngest was old enough to be self-sufficient (so like 12) and really didnt see getting a dog in our future for quite some time.

Diabetic alert training service dog to be

And then everything happened and for some reason I just could not put to rest that we needed to look into a diabetic alert dog.  You guys, I dont know and I hope with everything that this is some sort of divine revelation and not just me going absolutely nuts.  With the stress and madness of our lives right now it just seems like not the best time to get a puppy but I could not put it to rest.  I tried.  After a few days of research I quickly realized that buying an already trained d.a.d. was 100% impossible for our situation but buying a puppy and training her ourselves seemed a little more like what we could do.  I spent a few weeks doing more research and we started looking at dogs.  I looked at the rescues here and at the pound.  I am unfortunately allergic to EVERTHING and the more time I spent around the standard service breeds (german shepherds, labs, golden retrievers) the more I realized that we just couldnt have one living in our house full time if I didnt want to be on allergy meds 24/7.

At one point I started researching Giant Schnauzers and they just stood out to me.  I dont know what it was about them but I felt really drawn to the idea of a giant schnauzer.  Theyre a good breed for a service dog, theyre hypoallergenic and super smart.  We also kept coming back to the idea of getting a pood...

06:32

Church in Australia threatened to be burned to the ground for supporting traditional marriage "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

A pastor at an evangelical church in Brisbane, Australia, has said the church has received serious threats online, including one vowing to burn it down, after it posted a billboard defending the definition of marriage as a union between one man and one woman. On Facebook, a lot of the stuff has been quite vicious at times, Bellbowrie Community Church senior pastor John Gill told the Daily Mail Australia on

Tuesday. I mean quite physically threatening. Thats been scary for some in the church, he added. One of the comments, for example, was a suggestion that people bring petrol down and set the church on fire. The church attracted controversy from LGBT activists after it displayed a billboard earlier in September reading God designed marriage between a man and a woman. READ MORE

06:32

7 Ways to Nurture our Femininity. "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

These are the seven ways I consciously nurture my femininity, and these practices have transformed my life. You can do them too!

06:31

13 Signs That Your Fear of Failure is Not Normal "IndyWatch Feed Health"

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Doctors Health Press. Disclaimer: Results are not guaranteed*** and may vary from person to person***. Its probably safe to say that weve all had a fear of failing at one point or another. Maybe it was before a big test at school...

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06:30

Hurricane "Jose" producing dangerous surf and rip currents along US east coast "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Hurricane "Jose" is a large tropical cyclone now swirling off the coast of the eastern United States, producing dangerous surf and rip conditions along the coast for several more days. At 15:00 UTC (11:00 EDT) on September 19, 2017, the center of Hurricane...... Read more

56 dead, 200 000 homeless and 11 000 homes destroyed as floods ravage Niger "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

At least 56 people have been killed, nearly 200 000 are homeless and more than 11 000 homes have been destroyed by floods since the start of the rainy season in May, country's interior ministry reported Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The hardest hit is capital...... Read more

Andes dams could threaten food security for millions in Amazon basin "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

The Maran River in Peru and site of the proposed Pongo de Manseriche dam, which researchers say would be so catastrophically harmful to the environment that it should not be built. Photo by Rocky Contos, used under a CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 license The Amazon and its tributaries are slated for intense hydroelectric development, aimed at supplying electricity to South Americas 400 million residents and for energy-intensive industries such as mining and smelting. But environmental groups and scientists have raised serious concerns over the huge impact of such dams, built within one of the most biodiverse and productive ecosystems on Earth. More than 275 dams are currently planned for the Amazon River basin, with most proposed for the Andes Mountains, where steep gorges allow for deep storage reservoirs. But in a paper published in PLoS ONE this August, the Amazon Waters Initiative expert working group predicted that these Andean dams could have severe environmental impacts downstream, affecting the entire Amazon basin, and threatening the livelihoods, diet and health of millions of people. The international research team combined historical data from Amazonian rivers with mechanistic models to predict the impact of six mega-dams currently proposed or under development in the Andes: four in Peru, the Pongo de Manseriche dam on the Maran River, the Inambari dam on the Inambari River, TAM 40 on the Ucayali River, and Pongo de Aguirre on the Huallaga River; plus two mega-dams in Bolivia, Agosto del Bala on the Beni River, and Rositas on the Grande River.

06:30

Dr Ron Unfiltered Uncensored Post Irma "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Drs Ron Gerry ad Danw with over 150 years of combined experience bring you the news that you need to know. We interpret the studies and give you information not available from main stream bought and paid for medicine   We are on most platforms including Google Pay, Stitcher, Blubrry, TuneIn and others and also here at Blog Talk Radio.

06:29

Are You Afraid of Being Too Happy? Turns Out Theres a Name For That "IndyWatch Feed Health"

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Doctors Health Press. Disclaimer: Results are not guaranteed*** and may vary from person to person***. There are many fears we face in our life and phobias are an issue for millions of people. Cherophobia may be an uncommon phobia, but it...

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06:29

This is for the Lovers who Get It. "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

You. This letter is for you. For being there the way you have

06:28

Combined application of Grifola frondosa and vitamin C induced cell apoptosis and autophagy in vitro. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Apoptosis. 2017 Sep 11. Epub 2017 Sep 11. PMID: 28894987 Abstract Title:  The induction of apoptosis and autophagy in human hepatoma SMMC-7721 cells by combined treatment with vitamin C and polysaccharides extracted from Grifola frondosa. Abstract:  Polysaccharides extracted from the mushroom Grifola frondosa (GFP) are a potential anticancer agent. The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of GFP and vitamin C (VC) alone and in combination on the viability of human hepatocarcinoma SMMC-7721 and HepG2 cells. Studies designed to detect cell apoptosis and autophagy were also conducted to investigate the mechanism. Results from the cell viability assay indicated that a combination of GFP (0.2 or 0.25 mg/mL) and VC (0.3 mmol/L) (GFP/VC) led to 52.73 and 53.93% reduction in cell viability of SMMC-7721 and HepG2 cells separately after 24 h. Flow cytometric analysis indicated that GFP/VC treatment induced cell cycle arrest at the G2/M phase, and apoptosis occurred in approximately 43.62 and 42.46% of the SMMC-7721 and HepG2 cells separately. Moreover, results of Hoechst33258 and monodansylcadaverine staining, and transmission electron microscopy, showed that GFP/VC induced apoptosis and autophagy in SMMC-7721 and HepG2 cells. Western blot analysis showed changes in the expression of apoptosis-related proteins [upregulation of BAX and caspase-3, downregulation of Bcl-2, and activation of poly-(ADP-ribose)-polymerase] and autophagy protein markers (upregulation of beclin-1 and microtubule-associated protein 1A/1B light chain-3). We also demonstrated that the expression of both Akt andp-Akt was enhanced, suggesting the PI3K/Akt/mTOR pathway might not be involved in this process. Our study shows that the combined application of GFP and VC induced cell apoptosis and autophagy in vitro, and might have antitumor activity in vivo.

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06:27

The Ayurvedic Approach to Autoimmunity. "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Autoimmunity occurs when the bodys immune system turns on itself and starts attacking healthy tissues of the body.

06:26

7 Foods You Eat Everyday That Make Period Cramps Worse "IndyWatch Feed Health"

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Alina Islam. Have you ever had to skip work because of bad period cramps? Do you keep Advil in your purse at all times during that week? Do you feel like you waste at least an entire day every month...

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06:25

Individual, Earth-Loving Actions Do Matter. "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

I wonder, what will it take for us, as humans who live on Earth, to care for our planet?

06:23

Cardiff University Expels Student Who Refused to be Vaccinated "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Cardiff University for All

Cardiff University promotes itself as a University for all. But apparently that does not include students who refuse vaccinations. Image Source.

by Christina England
Health Impact News

Currently, vaccinations are not mandatory in the UK and, according to recent reports, the UKs position on mandatory vaccination is unlikely to change.

Background Information on the UKs Decision

According to the British Medical Association, in 2003, the Department of Health issued guidelines clearly stating that none of the vaccinations available in the UK were compulsory and that they were all offered on a voluntary basis.

The guidelines stated:

UK policy on compulsory vaccination:

All immunisations in the UK are voluntary. Determining the factors that contribute to vaccination compliance is essential to the success of implementing future vaccination programmes. Across Europe the trend has been toward greater voluntary participation. Countries such as Germany, where compulsion was the rule a couple of decades ago, now rely on voluntary acceptance. Even though vaccination in the UK is not compulsory, some pre-schools/nurseries refuse entry if children are not fully vaccinated. In March 2003, the Department of Health issued the following statement, None of the childhood vaccinations available in the UK are compulsory. They are offered on a voluntary basis. There are no plans to alter this policy.

These issues were once again debated by the British Medical Association (BMA) earlier this year, and once again, UK doctors voted against making vaccinations compulsory in the UK.

In a recent article discussing the BMAs decision, the Daily Mail stated that:

Doctors leaders have rejected the...

06:20

Navajo Mountain Fire Burns 100 Acres "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

Breaking News 

Published September 19, 2017

NAVAJO MOUNTAIN Navajo Interagency Hotshot crews are attending to a wildfire that is burning on the southwestern side of Navajo Mountain at the bottom of Horse Canyon.

The fire is reported to be lightning-caused and has burned 100 acres. The incident is inaccessible for vehicles. Ground resources must hike two hours to access it.

Bureau of Indian Affairs Fire and Aviation Management, Navajo Region has resources on scene suppressing the wildfire.

The fire is not contained. No structures are being threatened at this time.

All residents are encouraged to avoid the wildfire area due to hazardous terrain and fire spread.

Additional information will be provided as its made available.

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06:20

The Purpose of Breasts. "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

So does that mean that, again, you fail in your service as a person with breasts?

06:16

Exogenous ascorbic acid improves defence responses of sunflower exposed to multiple stresses. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Acta Biol Hung. 2017 Sep ;68(3):290-299. PMID: 28901807 Abstract Title:  Exogenous ascorbic acid improves defence responses of sunflower (Helianthus annuus) exposed to multiple stresses. Abstract:  Ascorbic acid is an important antioxidant that plays role both on growth and development and also stress response of the plant. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of ascorbate on physiological and biochemical changes of sunflower that was exposed to multiple stresses. Chlorophyll and carotenoid contents decreased and glutathione, ascorbate and malondialdehyde contents as well as antioxidant enzyme activities increased for sunflower plant that was exposed to 50 mM NaCl and pendimethalin at different concentrations. These changes were found to be more significant in groups simultaneously exposed to both stress factors. While malondialdehyde content decreased, chlorophyll, carotenoid, ascorbate, glutathione contents and antioxidant enzyme activities increased in plants treated exogenously with ascorbate, compared to the untreated samples. According to the findings of our study; compared to individual stress, the effect of stress is more pronounced in sunflower exposed to multiple stresses, and treatment with exogenous ascorbate reduces the negative effects of stress.

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06:15

This Chocolate-Coconut Bar Recipe Will Help Keep Your Colon Clean and Healthy "IndyWatch Feed Health"

 This article is shared with permission from our friends at Holistic  Saffron. Natural Remedies  For Constipation Constipation is a common complaint amongst children and adults. OTC and Prescription constipation drugs come with lots of long-term side effects. Even if your babys pediatrician says that Miralax is safe know that it...

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06:15

US Navy Will Use Xbox Controllers To Steer Submarine Periscopes "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

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The Navy is going to use Xbox game console controllers to steer the periscopes in submarines. The new controllers would replace the chunky and expensive joysticks currently in use.

That joystick is by no means cheap, and it is only designed to fit on a Virginia-class submarine, said Senior Chief Mark Eichenlaub, the John Warners assistant navigator. I can go to any video game store and procure an Xbox controller anywhere in the world, so it makes a very easy replacement.

The joystick and the control panel that Lockheed Martin had developed to steer a periscope cost around $38,000. Not only that, but the joystick was heavy and clunky. It would take hours to train a sailor to use it. When the military contractor tested...

US Navy Will Use Xbox Controllers To Steer Submarine Periscopes "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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The Navy is going to use Xbox game console controllers to steer the periscopes in submarines. The new controllers would replace the chunky and expensive joysticks currently in use.

That joystick is by no means cheap, and it is only designed to fit on a Virginia-class submarine, said Senior Chief Mark Eichenlaub, the John Warners assistant navigator. I can go to any video game store and procure an Xbox controller anywhere in the world, so it makes a very easy replacement.

The joystick and the control panel that Lockheed Martin had developed to steer a periscope cost around $38,000. Not only that, but the joystick was heavy and clunky. It would take hours to train a sailor to use it. When the military contractor tested the Xbox controller as a replacement, sailors were able to...

06:10

Opremas New Biotar 58mm f/2.0 Lens Has a Record 17-Blade Aperture "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

Having recently succeeded in crowdfunding the revival of the Biotar 75mm lens, Oprema is at it again and is looking to bring back the legendary Biotar 58mm f/2.0 with an aperture containing a record 17 blades.

Having only just got started with their crowdfunding efforts, the project has already surpassed the goal of $50,000. If it successfully funds and launches, the lens will be the only lens in the entire world with a 17-blade aperture.

We absolutely wanted to maintain the optical features of the lens. We wanted to keep its subtleness, its wonderful ability to catch lights and colors and, of course, its legendary center focus and the one and only Biotar bokeh, writes Oprema. In other words, we wanted to build a worthy continuation of the famous blueprint while maintaining the grace of the original design.

Its all possible because of the lens fully manual design. Autofocus lenses have fewer blades to reduce the number of moving parts, but the Biotar doesnt have to adhere to these limitations.

The lens will have less than 1% distortion, a minimum focusing distance of 0.5 meters, a 58mm filter threads, and a weight of 410 grams.

Here are some sample photos that show what the working prototype of this lens can do:

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06:08

Puerto Ricans warned to evacuate or die as deadly Hurricane Maria closes in "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Hurricane Marias track has shifted slightly and now the U.S. Virgin islands are bracing for a direct hit.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Tuesday that the eye is now expected to pass over the southwestern tip of St. Criox early Wednesday morning, on its way to Puerto Rico. The Virgin Islands are already reeling from Hurricane Irma, which passed over the islands of St. Thomas and St. John earlier this month. Maria is

expected to bring up to 12 inches of rain to St. John. Meanwhile, Puerto Ricans are bracing for their first direct hit from a Category 4 or stronger hurricane in 85 years. Puerto Ricians have been told to evacuate or die after Maria laid waste to the island of Dominica overnight. The Category 5 hurricane is expected to make landfall Wednesday morning, but conditions will start deteriorating as early as Tuesday at noon. READ MORE

 

 

06:07

100% Proof Something Big and Bad Has Been Unleashed On America: NWO, Rothschild, and a 88 Magazine "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"


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06:03

11 Real Deal Whistleblowers That Threaten The Global Elites Desire For A New World Order "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"


(Arjun WaliaWhat is at stake is more than one small country; it is a big idea: a new world order, where diverse nations are drawn together in common cause to achieve the universal aspirations of mankind peace and security, freedom, and the rule of law. Such is a world worthy of our struggle and worthy of our childrens future.  George Bush Sr.
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06:02

Dem Senator Suggests RUSSIA To Blame For DREAMers Protesting Pelosi "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Democratic New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen suggested Tuesday morning that Russia is to blame for the illegal immigrant protesters who derailed House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosis community event on Monday.

Video from the protest shows the crowd of pro-amnesty activists surrounding Pelosi and shouting her down, while accusing her of being insufficiently pro-immigrant.

When asked why the activists were targeting Pelosi, who has been working with President Trump to try to strike a deal on DACA, Shaheen struggled to give an answer. (RELATED: Soros-Funded Activists Demand Democrats Oppose Border Security At Any Cost)

Why, of all people, is [Pelosi] getting the backlash from DREAMers? asked CNN host Alisyn Camerota.

DREAMers and young people across the country are frustrated, and they want to go to college and join the military and get jobs and be Americans, which is what they are. This is the only country most of them have ever known, Shaheen answered, largely dodging the question as to why the activists have turned their anger on Democrats.

When pressed repeatedly on whether Pelosis collaboration with Trump on DACA, which has angered left-wing activists, led to the anti-Pelosi protests, Shaheen suggested instead that Russia was to blame.

Youll have to ask them. Who knows what stirred up this kind of animosity. What we know we know about the Russians and their interference in the 2016 elections is that they tried to increase divisions within this country, Shaheen said.

We saw it again in Charlottesville. We dont know whats behind this, but what we do know is we need to take action to protect the DREAMers to allow them to stay in America.

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06:01

Cellphone bomb found hidden in passenger luggage at Airport in India "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

A cellphone bomb has been discovered hidden inside a mobile phone by staff screening baggage in an X-ray machine at Mangalore Airport in India. An IndiGo flight from Mangalore to Dubai was delayed this afternoon when a suspicious clay-like item was detected by airport scanners. The discovery sparked a major security scare as Indian media reported a 26-year-old man travelling to Dubai had been arrested after police were called.

Early reports suggested there was confusion as to whether the device was viable or fake. Sniffer dogs reportedly gave a mixed signal if the item was explosive or whether it contained a chemical used to launch a possible gas attack. Indian media reported a suspicious clay-like object was found in the Dubai-bound passengers mobile phone which was located in his check-in baggage. READ MORE

06:01

Cardiff University Expels Student Who Refused to be Vaccinated "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Cardiff University for All

Cardiff University promotes itself as a University for all. But apparently that does not include students who refuse vaccinations. Image Source.

by Christina England
Health Impact News

Currently, vaccinations are not mandatory in the UK and, according to recent reports, the UKs position on mandatory vaccination is unlikely to change.

Background Information on the UKs Decision

According to the British Medical Association, in 2003, the Department of Health issued guidelines clearly stating that none of the vaccinations available in the UK were compulsory and that they were all offered on a voluntary basis.

The guidelines stated:

UK policy on compulsory vaccination:

All immunisations in the UK are voluntary. Determining the factors that contribute to vaccination compliance is essential to the success of implementing future vaccination programmes. Across Europe the trend has been toward greater voluntary participation. Countries such as Germany, where compulsion was the rule a couple of decades ago, now rely on voluntary acceptance. Even though vaccination in the UK is not compulsory, some pre-schools/nurseries refuse entry if children are not fully vaccinated. In March 2003, the Department of Health issued the following statement, None of the childhood vaccinations available in the UK are compulsory. They are offered on a voluntary basis. There are no plans to alter this policy.

These issues were once again debated by the British Medical Association (BMA) earlier this year, and once again, UK doctors voted against making vaccinations compulsory in the UK.

In a recent article discussing the BMAs decision, the Daily Mail stated that:

Doctors leaders have rejected the id...

05:55

Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies Dont Say You Didnt Know "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

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You cant stop things like the blockchain. It will be everywhere, and the world will have to readjust. World governments will have to readjust John McAfee, Founder of McAfee As youre aware by now, the worlds largest corporations and most governments are already testing the incredible potential of it. Australia, Japan, and Germany are []

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05:54

Greetings to Junior Delphic Games: 15 Years in the CIS conference "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Vladimir Putin sent a message of greeting to participants and guests of the conference Junior Delphic Games: 15 Years in the CIS.

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent greetings to Junior Delphic Games.

05:54

15 Highlights from the 2017 Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year Contest "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

 

National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000 (USD), publication in National Geographic Magazine and a feature on National Geographics Instagram account, @natgeo.

Eligible contestants can visit natgeo.com/photocontest to submit photographs in any or all of four categories: Wildlife, Landscapes, Underwater and Aerials. The entry fee is $15 (USD) per photo, and there is no limit to the number of submissions per entrant. The contest ends Friday, Nov. 17, at 12 p.m. EST.

Our friends at National Geographic were kind enough to let us share some of the standout entries from the contest. Enjoy!

 

 

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05:50

Mixing Camp and Classical Myth in a Play About War and Repression "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Philip Littell and Paul Outlaw in Sorry, Atlantis: Edens Achin Organ Seeks Revenge (photo by Ian Byers-Gamber)

Calling Asher Hartmans theatrical works plays is like calling Joyces Ulysses a novel. Technically its correct, but they are so much more expansive than is implied by those limited terms. Drawing on sources as diverse as Greek drama, Shakespeare, slapstick, camp, and sometimes puppetry, Hartmans performances are richly layered, totally absurd, and wholly original. His latest piece, Sorry, Atlantis: Edens Achin Organ Seeks Revenge, is no different.

Inspired in part by classical mythology and cartoons of the 1930s, Hartman was moved to create a comedy about such timely themes as war, race, power, and sexual repression. The play is meant to be funny, raunchy, and stupid, yet supported by a complex text, Hartman told Hyperallergic via email. The adults-only performance has two levels of seating: $20 for general admission, and $40 for the coveted Apex Bitch Balcony Seating, which provides an optimal viewing spot accessible only via ladder.

When: September 21November 19, ThursdaySunday, 8:30pm nightly ($2040)
Where: Machine Project (1200 D North Alvarado, Echo Park, Los Angeles)

More info here.

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05:49

Christian College Football Players Face Felony Charges After Abusing Student "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Nothing says Christian love like kidnapping and attempted rape: Five Wheaton College football players face felony charges after hazing fellow student. According to multiple reports five members of the varsity football team for the conservative Christian school Wheaton College have been charged with aggravated battery, mob action and unlawful restraint after terrorizing a freshman football []

05:49

Potential fire evacuation - lessons learned "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

As some may know my family recently was faced with potentially having to evacuate from my town due to a forest fire. Luckily this did not occur although it was very close. My wife and I have written evacuation procedures that were helpful to have as often you may become too emotional to think clearly.

Although we had a plan our lessons learned review did note some holes.

1) We have bug-out bags packed but over time some items got borrowed and were not returned in a timely manner. As a...

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05:48

Red ginseng extract could be used to reduce the fermentation time of yogurt and enhance its antioxidant capacity. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Korean J Food Sci Anim Resour. 2016 ;36(3):412-20. Epub 2016 Jun 30. PMID: 27433113 Abstract Title:  Physicochemical Characteristics and Antioxidant Capacity in Yogurt Fortified with Red Ginseng Extract. Abstract:  The objective of this study was to investigate characteristics and functionality of yogurt applied red ginseng extract. Yogurts added with red ginseng extract (0.5, 1, 1.5, and 2%) were produced using Lactobacillus acidophilus and Streptococcus thermophilus and stored at refrigerated temperature. During fermentation, pH was decreased whereas titratable aicidity and viable cell counts of L. acidophilus and S. thermophilus were increased. The composition of yogurt samples was measured on day 1, an increase of red ginseng extract content in yogurt resulted in an increase in lactose, protein, total solids, and ash content, whereas fat and moisture content decreased. The pH value and cell counts of L. acidophilus and S. thermophilus were declined, however titratable acidity was increased during storage period. The antioxidant capacity was measured as diverse methods. During refrigerated storage time, the value of antioxidant effect was decreased, however, yogurt fortified with red ginseng extract had higher capacity than plain yogurt. The antioxidant effect was improved in proportion to concentration of red ginseng extract. These data suggests that red ginseng extract could affect to reduce fermentation time of yogurt and enhance antioxidant capacity.

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05:45

Laurie Anderson Introduces Her Virtual Reality Installation That Lets You Fly Magically Through Stories "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

While the sci-fi dreams of virtual and augmented reality are now within the grasp of artists and game designers, the technology of the adult human brain remains rooted in the stone agewe still need a good story to accompany the flickering shadows on the cave wall. An artist as wise as Laurie Anderson understands this, butgiven that its Laurie Andersonshe isnt going to retread familiar narrative paths, especially when working in the vehicle of VR, as she has in her new piece Chalkroom, created in a collaboration with Taiwanese artist Hsin-Chien Huang.

The piece allows viewers the opportunity to travel not only into the space of imagination a story creates, but into the very architecture of story itselfto walk, or rather float, through its passageways as words and letters drift by like tufts of dandelion, stars, or, as Anderson puts it, like snow. Theyre there to define the space and to show you a little bit about what it is, says the artist in the interview above, But theyre actually fractured languages, so its kind of exploded things. She explains the chalkroom concept as resisting the perfect, slick and shiny aesthetic that characterizes most computer-generated images. It has a certain tactility and made-by-hand kind of thing this is gritty and drippy and filled with dust and dirt.




Chalkroom, she says, "is a library of stories, and no one will ever find them all. It sounds to me, at least, more intriguing than the premise of most video games, but the audience for this piece will be limited, not only to those willing to give it a chance, but to those who can experience the piece firsthand, as it were, by visiting the physical space of one of Andersons exhibitions and strapping on the VR goggles. Once they do, she says, they will be able to fly, a disorienting experience that sends some people falling out of their chair. Last spring, Chalkroom became part of an ongoing exhibit at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, a Laurie Anderson pilgrimage, as...

05:40

Watch Bjrks Hypnotic Music Video for Her New Song, The Gate "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

FYI. Bjrk has just released a new track, "The Gate," from her forthcoming album. And, with it, comes a hypnotic new video, the product of a collaboration between Bjrk, artist Andrew Thomas Huang, and Guccis Alessandro Michele.

About the video, Andrew Thomas Huang has this to say:

The Gate picks up where 2015's Vulnicura left off. It is the first glimpse into Bjrk's utopia. The doorway lies within the wound from Vulnicura, which now appears transformed into a prismatic portal channeled between the chests of two lovers. Not lovers in the quotidian romantic sense, but in a broader cosmological way. As a throughway into Bjork's new album, The Gate is a declaration of hope sung by a woman refracted and re-formed into a luminous whole.

Bjrk's new album, Utopia, is due out in November. The new video is made available by Nowness.

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05:36

First U.S. School District to Serve 100% Organic, GMO-Free Meals "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Source: First U.S. School District to Serve 100% Organic, GMO-Free Meals For more content like this visit REALfarmacy.com.

They are the first in the nation to serve their students 100 percent organic meals, sustainably sourced, and free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). More ...

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05:32

7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Mexico City "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

DEVELOPING: A powerful 7.1 earthquake has struck southern Mexico, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The tremor shook buildings in the countrys capital. The earthquake was initially reported as being of 7.4 magnitude.  The quakes epicenter was 8 kilometers southeast of Atencingo in

the Mexican state of Puebla at a depth of 51 kilometers, USGS said. Thousands of people took to the streets Tuesday, fleeing their shaking houses, an eyewitness told Reuters. There have been no reports of casualties or destruction as a result of the quake so far. READ MORE

05:30

Giant space hurricanes may affect satellites "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Solar wind impacts on giant space hurricanes may affect satellite safety From EMBRY-RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY Could the flapping of a butterflys wings in Costa Rica set off a hurricane in California? The question has been scrutinized by chaos theorists, stock-market analysts and weather forecasters for decades. For most people, this hypothetical scenario may be difficult

05:30

$700 Billion Senate Defense Bill Calls for Blockchain Cybersecurity Study "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

A major defense spending bill passed by the US Senate yesterday calls for a blockchain study, public records show.

05:28

Trump & Tillerson Promise Light Footprint On Southwest Monument Strip-Mining "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

The American SouthwestPresident Trump has ordered a review of over two dozen national monuments located all across the southwest. Many are calling the presidents attempt to rollback Obama-protected lands for the purpose of exploitation, despicable. President Trump told the press today to Chillax, folks! Theres a lot of wood, water and minerals totally untapped out there in the dirt and, with new technologies, you

05:25

Fake news, astrology edition "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

TWH Its a given in some Pagan circles that at least a basic understanding of astrology is common knowledge. Given the incredible diversity represented within the intersecting Pagan and polytheist communities, it stands to reason that there are also community members who are almost completely unaware if not outright skeptical, of its tenets.

It is perhaps because of that wide variation that fake astrology news circulates under the so-called Pagan umbrella as easily as elsewhere.

Is there now a new astrological sign in the heavens? Did that downgrade of Pluto cast doubt on the legitimacy of astrology? While neither of these issues is breaking news being one and eleven years old, respectively the questions linger because they represent common misunderstandings about the nature of astrology itself.

Even asking what astrology is lead to a complex answer, according to astrologer Diotima Mantineia, because theres two broad categories, sidereal and tropical. While each entails a knowledge of celestial bodies and their relative positions at a given time, they differ in how that information is organized.

Western astrology, arguably the most popularized style, is a form of tropical astrology. That is the type about which these questions generally arise, and that is the type Mantineia focuses on when trying to demystify the process.

Western astrology is called tropical because it follows the path of the sun throughout the year, during which that path drifts between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.

This weeks equinox is when the solar path crosses whats called the celestial equator, which is simply the idea of extending that imaginary line up into the sky. It marks the halfway point in the astrological year, which began on vernal equinox.

Perhaps one reasons Pagans and polytheists are assumed to know about astrology is a widespread familiarity with non-standard calendars.

Regardless, a basic knowledge of astrological principles is helpful in evaluating the questions of legitimacy and change that do pop up on occasion. Mantineia believes that if scientists who seek to challenge astrology had that understanding and perhaps did a better job applying the scientific method to astrology, the conversation might be a very different one.

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05:22

Moncton votes to keep fluoride out of water "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Eight months of lengthy discussions came to an end on Monday night when Moncton city council voted to stick to the status quo of not adding fluoride to the municipalitys water.

In 2011, after a contentious debate, Moncton council voted to suspend adding fluoride to the citys water for five years.

At the time, council asked the provincial Department of Health and the New Brunswick Dental Society to conduct a study on the benefits and risks of water fluoridation, which neither group did.

After a meeting with speakers representing both sides of the fluoride debate in June this year, and soliciting input from the public, staff recommended the city continue to not add fluoride to the Great Moncton water supply unless directed by the federal or provincial governments to do so.

Fluoridation has been widely studied and, if the fluoride doesnt exceed a particular level, is a tool endorsed by both higher levels of government for reducing tooth decay.

Coun. Pierre Boudreau moved the motion Monday night, expressing concern the city may be held legally responsible if any dangers were ever found to be associated with water fluoridation.

We should err on the side of caution, said Boudreau.

Boudreau said an expert report should be provided by the provincial government before council approves reinstating fluoride into the citys water. Coun. Shawn Crossman seconded the motion.

Mayor Dawn Arnold weighed in, saying the city had a responsibility to be thorough.

We need to be able to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that we are doing no harm if we were to introduce this and thats a tough one to make, said Arnold.

[There] are simply too many questions and a lack of consistent scientific consensusis worrisome to me.

Fluoride supporters disappointed

After the meeting, Dentist, vocal fluoride supporter and Vice President of the New Brunswick Dental Society Susan Drapeau-McNally said if council refuses to protect the teeth of the citys disadvantaged citizens through fluoride, then it should start working on another way to bring dental hygiene to people who cant afford it.

I am very disappointed, said Drapea...

05:22

Korean red ginseng ameliorated the devastating effects of Epididymo-orchitis on the sperm retrieved from either epididymis or testicle in rats. "IndyWatch Feed Fertility"

PMID:  Cell J. 2016 ;18(3):446-57. Epub 2016 Aug 24. PMID: 27602327 Abstract Title:  Ameliorating Effect of Ginseng on Epididymo-Orchitis Inducing Alterations in Sperm Quality and Spermatogenic Cells Apoptosis following Infection by Uropathogenic Escherichia coli in Rats. Abstract:  OBJECTIVE: Epididymo-orchitis (EO) potentially results in reduced fertility in up to 60% of affected patients. The anti-inflammatory effects of Korean red ginseng (KRG) and its ability to act as an immunoenhancer in parallel with the beneficial effects of this ancient herbal medicine on the reproductive systems of animals and humans led us to evaluate its protective effects against acute EO.MATERIALS AND METHODS: This animal experimental study was conducted in the Department of Anatomical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences (ZUMS), Zanjan, Iran during 2013-2015. We divided 50 Wistar rats into five following groups (n=10 per group): i. Control-intact animals, ii. Vehicle-phosphate buffered saline (PBS) injection into the vas deferens, iii. KRG-an intraperitoneal (IP) injection of KRG, iv. EO-an injection of uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) strain M39 into the vas defer- ens, and v. EO/ KRG-injections of both UPEC strain M39 and KRG. The treatment lasted seven days. We then evaluated sperm parameters, number of germ cell layers, Johnson's criteria, germ cell apoptosis, body weight and relative sex organs weight.RESULTS: Acute EO increased the relative weight of prostate and seminal vesicles (P0.05). It also reduced sperm quality such as total motility, sperm concentration (P0.01), and the percentage of normal sperm (P0.001). Moreover, acute EO decreased Miller's (P0.05) and Johnsen's scores and increased apoptotic indexes of spermatogenic cells (P0.001). KRG treatment decreased prostate weight gain (P0.05) and improved the percentage of sperm with normal morphology, total motility (P0.01), and progressive motility (P0.05). The apoptotic indexes of spermatogenic cells reduced (P0.001), whereas both Johnsen's (P0.01) and Miller's criteria increased in the KRG-treated EO testis (P0.05).CONCLUSION: Consequently, KRG ameliorated the devastating effects of EO on the sperm retrieved from either epididymis or testicle in rats.

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05:20

Strong Earthquake Strikes SSE of Mexico City "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

KMPH-902T M7.1 Earthquake Strikes 5km ENE of Raboso, Mexico USGS The quake violently shook high-rise buildings in the Mexico City megalopolis, sending tens of thousands of scared residents fleeing into the streets. Unknown no. of buildings have collapsed; major structural damage reported in parts of the capital. Large plumes of dusts were seen rising at []

05:19

Orphaned Chimp Was So Scared Until He Met This Dog "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

A chimpanzee now known as Rudy was one of the youngest to ever come into the care of a sanctuary in Liberia.

Credit: Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue

Rudy arrived at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue (LCR) after he was confiscated by Liberia Forestry Development Authority and taken in by a man named Rudolph, who runs a wildlife sanctuary for other animals in Liberia.

When Jenny and Jimmy Desmond, founders of LCR, took the baby chimp in, it seemed only fitting to name him Rudolph, "after his rescuer and Rudolph the Reindeer as he arrived at Christmastime," Jenny told The Dodo. They call him Rudy for short.

Credit: Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue

Rudy was obviously scared and confused. His family had been killed for bushmeat and he was being traded as a pet when authorities found him.

He was only a few months old, and was very pale and weak.

But before long, little Rudy was smiling again.

Credit: Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue

That's because he got the food and shelter he needed at the sanctuary but he also found someone special who helped him feel safe. 

Princess, the rescue dog the Desmonds adopted from a shelter, has become an extremely important part of the sanctuary. 

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05:17

Stuck in the Mudd! Four decades later, the doorman of the wildest nightclub in NYC lets you in! "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

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If youve been standing here for more than ten minutes youre not coming in announces Richard Boch in a stern but cute, almost teenaged stoner way. Dont get me wrong, he means it. This was how normal people were greeted much...

05:15

Spectacular Light Bouquets Captured From Japans Summer Fireworks Festivals "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Japan Fireworks Festival Photography Hanabi Taikai Keisuke

Every year in Japan, springs cherry blossoms burst into summer's colorful flames known as hanabi taikai, which partially translates to flowers of fire. The 200 fireworks shows are part of an annual tradition dating back to the 18th century. Pyrotechnics across the country compete to create the best spectacle, lighting up the nighttime skies with utter beauty.

Luckily, 25-year-old photographer Keisuke attended several of these events this past summer and captured some of the most spectacular shots around. His extraordinary photos encapsulate the energy, joy, and visual delight of fireworks. The sparkling scene is set within each frame as bouquets of light burst in the air.

If you want to see more of Keisukes photos, check out his Instagram.

Each year, Japan puts on a spectacular fireworks festival.

Japan Fireworks Festival Photography Hanabi Taikai Keisuke

Luckily, photographer Keisuke was there to capture the show-stopping display this summer.

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05:13

Portraits of Strangers Found Through Craigslist "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

For their ongoing Craigslist Encounters, the Los Angeles-based photography team Kremer Johnson has been shooting portraits of completely strangers who are each found using Craigslist. Each subject responded to an ad titled Characters Wanted and agreed to pose for $20 an hour.

Fstoppers writes that photographers Neil Kremer and Cory Johnson have posted the ad three times so far, and each time it goes up they receive about 70 to 100 responses.

The photographers have shot portraits of about 30 people so far, and theyre aiming to photograph over 100 more in the upcoming year.

Each subject is interviewed to determine a portrait location thats meaningful to them.

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05:08

Powerful Earthquake Rocks Mexico City and Surrounding Areas "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"


A fairly shallow and very powerful earthquake has hit near Mexico City. USGS Has listed it as a 7.1. But they are notorious for downgrading. I will continue to update via twitter with new info!

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05:03

Pit Bull Chained For 3 Years Can't Believe Rescuers Have Arrived "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Three years that's how long Milo and Princess, two pit bulls living in Fort Worth, Texas, spent chained up in their owner's yard.

It's likely they forgot life had anything else to offer them other than a little plot of land with a ramshackle dog house. Their expressions were totally devoid of hope.

But when Judy Obregon, founder of local rescue organization The Abandoned Ones (TAO), arrived to help the pit bulls, they seemed to start to perk up.

Credit: TAO

Milo and Princess strained against the pull of their chains to try to get closer to their rescuer.

"Milo and Princess were originally part of our community outreach program," Emily Walker, a volunteer with TAO, told The Dodo. "We were working with the family to get them neutered and spayed and off of their chains."

Then Hurricane Harvey barreled down on Houston, and TAO knew there would be a lot of work helping relocate needy animals left homeless by the storm. "Our team was about head to Houston, we could not leave not knowing the fates of these two," Walker said.

Credit: TAO

But then rescuers had a stroke of luck the owners finally decided to surrender Milo and Princess to TAO instead of keeping them chained in the yard. "After three years they are free," Walker said.

And the two dogs made no secret of just how happy they were to go with Obregon, far away from where they'd been chained for so long.

Credit: TAO

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05:01

Greetings to current and former defence industry workers "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Vladimir Putin congratulated current and former workers of the Russian defence industry on their professional holiday.

Vladimir Putin sent greetings to current and former defense industry workers

04:59

How a Simple Email Survey Pulled Scripts Out of Hollywood Purgatory & Turned Them Into Award-Winning Films "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

How did the Black List get started? Not the Hollywood blacklist that ruined the careers of countless directors, actors and actresses during the 1940s and 1950s. No, we mean the Black List, created by Franklin Leonard in 2005, which has allowed more than 300 scripts, once stuck in Hollywood purgatory, to get turned into feature films--films like Slumdog Millionaire, The King's Speech, Argo and Spotlight.  This all started when Leonard created a simple survey, asking nearly 100 movies executives to name their favorite scripts that had not yet been made as feature films. The new Vox video above tells the rest of the story.

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04:58

Positive Tuesday Y'all! "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"


Come hang out with Teresa as she gets eaten by fire ants and pulls a confusing angel card because it's POSITIVE TOOOOZDAYYYY... Be well, my friends. -Teresa
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04:56

How to survive things you cant change. "IndyWatch Feed Craft"

Pallet sofa sign fabric post HERE Every morning, I bring my coffee out to the pallet wood sofa to begin my day. This is the spot where I linger a little too long, waiting until the mental morning fog lifts. It usually takes about 2 cups This little spot became my BFF. It was always there to []

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04:45

Ethbets Crowdsale Sells 70% Of All Tokens During Its First Day "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Ethbet, the first gambling platform on the Ethereum blockchain that has announced support for peer-to-peer betting, opened its much-anticipated crowdsale on September 17th. Within the first day, over 70% of available tokens were purchased, leaving the crowdsale with only 30% of its tokens remaining. At its current rate the crowdsale is expected to sell out Continue reading Ethbets Crowdsale Sells 70% Of All Tokens During Its First Day

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04:43

Pushing Through Stubbornness And Resistance "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

by Anastacia, Australian Correspondent, In5D.com Pushing through our old stubbornness and resistance AGAINST OURSELVES There is a LOT going on right now with these energies we are currently experiencing. This is a brief covering/sharing of on-the-go energy update of a bigger picture. There are a few different processes, releasing, clearing, shifting going []

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04:34

Fox Hanging Out On The Boardwalk Gets Himself A Little Stuck "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Some people were walking along a boardwalk in Scotland, enjoying the ocean views, when they looked off to the side and noticed a fox, trapped under some metal wiring next to the boardwalk. 

Credit: Scottish SPCA

It seemed the poor fox had tried to get himself under the wiring, but got stuck halfway through and couldnt move at all. He ended up completely wedged between the wiring and the rocks underneath it. Wanting to help, the passersby contacted the Scottish SPCA, hoping it could help free the little guy. Jan Toraman, an animal rescue officer with the Scottish SPCA, arrived to help, but quickly realized it was going to be trickier than they thought. 

Credit: Scottish SPCA

Due to the little fox being trapped in a very strange and awkward space, it wasnt an easy rescue, Toraman said in a press release. 

Unable to free the fox without assistance, an off-duty fireman came out to help. He brought some bolt cutters, and was able to cut the fencing around the fox and then safely remove him. 

Credit: Scottish SPCA

This fox was very lucky to have been discovered as he would have perished otherwise, Toraman said. 

Luckily, the fox did not appear to be injured at all just a little shaken from the whole ordeal. Since he seemed to be OK, the group was able to release him into a nearby wooded area, and watched him for a little while to make sure he was safe. 

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04:31

Ethereum's Byzantium Testnet Just Verified A Private Transaction "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Part of a zcash transaction was verified on an ethereum testnet amidst testing for the upcoming Byzantium upgrade.

04:31

Long-term administration of Korean red ginseng water extract significantly delayed the aging-induced testicular dysfunction. "IndyWatch Feed Fertility"

PMID:  Exp Gerontol. 2017 Apr ;90:26-33. Epub 2017 Jan 23. PMID: 28126553 Abstract Title:  Korean red ginseng improves testicular ineffectiveness in aging rats by modulating spermatogenesis-related molecules. Abstract:  Korean red ginseng (Panax ginseng Meyer) is known to rejuvenate testicular effectiveness and the sperm maturation process by regulating redox proteins in aged rats. This study was performed to investigate the effect of Korean red ginseng water extract (KRG-WE) on the expression level of spermatogenesis-related key biomolecules and sex hormone receptors as well as enzymes regulating oxidation, histone deacetylation, and growth-related activities in aged rat testis. KRG-WE (200mg/kg) mixed with a regular pellet diet was administered to 12-month-old rats for 6months (KRG-AC), whereas the young (YC, 2months) and aged (AC, 12months) controls received the vehicle only. The results showed that the expression levels of spermatogenesis-related key biomolecules (inhibin-, nectin-2, and cyclic adenosine monophosphate [cAMP] responsive element binding protein [CREB]-1), sex hormone receptors (androgen, luteinizing- and follicle-stimulating hormone receptors [AR, LHR, and FSHR, respectively]), and antioxidant enzymes (glutathione S-transferase mu [GSTm]-5, glutathione peroxidase [GPx]-4, peroxiredoxin [PRx]-3), as well as histone deactylation (silent mating type information regulation 2 homolog 1, SIRT1) and growth-related (mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1, mTORC1) molecules were significantly altered in the AC group rat testes compared with those of the YC group. However, KRG-WE treatment of the AC group significantly (p

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04:30

Aung San Suu Kyi: Good guy, bad guy or Burmese rhyming slang? "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

Confused by Aung San flitting between winning a Nobel Prize and killing everyone? Torn between admiration for her previous fights against military rule, and condemnation for her current refusal to condemn army attacks? Never fear. As always Newsbiscuit has provided the definitive facts to clear up this quagmire of truth.

1) Contrary to popular opinion she is not a guy. She is not Burt Kwouk.

2) She spent 21 years under House Arrest but has so far refused to go on Celebrity Big Brother.

3) Aung San Suu Kyi are coincidentally the individual names of Burmas Teletubbies.

4) Despite fears of ethnic cleansing, Aung San is still a more popular Nobel winner than Bob Dylan who is a real pr*ck.

5) In 2007 she won the Congressional Gold Medal for beating Newt Gingrich over the 110m hurdles.

6) She hates the new Great British Bakeoff and has not enjoyed anything Noel Fielding has done since The Mighty Boosh.

7) How bad does sh*t have to get for you to flee to Bangladesh? Its like holidaying in Skegness.

8) Suu Kyi controversially took the kettle off, despite Polly and the UN telling her not to.

9) 10 says you did not know who the Rohingya were before the start of the month. 20 says you wont care by next month.

10) She is the only world leader to have lost the roof of her house to a cyclone called Nargis in 2008. Evidently your thoughts and prayers werent intense enough that time. Thats pretty callous of you, since she wasnt even allowed out of the house at the time. You b*stards.

11) Her favourite Beatle was George, for aught anyone knows.

12) Human rights groups are calling for displaced Rohingya Muslims to be allowed to settle in the US, just to see the look on Trumps face.

13) Boris Johnson has revealed that he doesnt like Aung San Suu Kyi, hes more of an Earl Grey man.

14) And that isnt a flower behind her ear, its just a really crap hearing aid.

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04:28

Review: The Profoto A1 is a Simple and Naturally Beautiful Flash "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

We all know and love the legendary lighting manufacturer that is Profoto. For decades, they have produced and supported the most durable, powerful, and consistent lighting equipment for professional photographers around the world.

In recent years, they have pushed the lighting industry forward with the introduction of the B1 and B2 and their OCF system. These new lights have changed the way photographers work by allowing for unheard of flexibility and mobility. Ever the innovator, Profoto just gave us something weve always wanted, but never thought to ask for.

Profoto just announced the A1, an on-camera flash, with full integration into the Air-TTL system that weve come to know and love.

In an effort to make the Air-TTL system more accessible, and easier than ever before, the A1 fills a gap that has long been present in Profotos line up. Time and time again I hear photographers ask for an on-camera flash that they can use with their B1 and B2 heads. Profoto listened and gave us a small flash, with an interchangeable battery, modeling light, and a built-in magnetic attachment for modifiers like gels and diffusers.

From the moment I was told about it, I was excited. After using it on several shoots, I was blown away.

My first shoot with the A1 was a simple indoo...

04:14

Live your Heart Out. {Poem} "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Some people live to dance their lives away, The taste of tequila burning on their tongues, Ending up in the arms of a stranger, loved for the night.

04:09

New book: Why Hurricanes Cant Be Blamed On Global Warming "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

By Dr. Roy Spencer. Partly in response to the crazy claims of the usual global warming experts (Stevie Wonder, Beyonc, Jennifer Lawrence, Mark Ruffalo, Bill Nye the Science Guy, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Pope Francis), I decided to write another Kindle e-book. This one is entitled, Inevitable Disaster: Why Hurricanes Cant Be Blamed On Global Warming.  

04:09

New Movie Puts Face on Human, Environmental Costs of Fossil Fuel Addiction "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

The production of AMAZONIA LOT 1-AB needs your help. Please donate at their Kickstarter campaign.   Dark secrets of poisoned waters in the remote Peruvian Amazon are revealed in AMAZONIA LOT 1-AB (in production) a documentary political thriller where indigenous... Read More

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04:08

Jeff Berwick on Bitcoin Price Surge, China, Jamie Dimon, What You Need To Know "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

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Today I am reporting from Acapulco, Mexico, home of the Anarchast and Anarchapulco. Here with me is Jeff Berwick. There have been so many amazing, incredible developments and exciting Bitcoin news. Whether its with Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan and Chase, or the latest news that just developed in China. The fears and concerns of many about our global currency. Were going to go over all the important developments of course with Jeff Berwick, a leading expert in the Bitcoin community.

Jeff has been on Fox News when anchors were telling the public that Bitcoin is a scam. He was telling people to buy at $35. Now even with the latest happenings in China where they have decided to block not only ICOs but also block exchanges. They want to get information about their users bank accounts to tax them. He called this several days before anyone else did. I asked what he thought of these latest developments, in particular with this big price influx that is happening with Bitcoin.

Jeff Berwick:
You know for Bitcoin is still a fairly small market. Its a sixty billion dollar market cap if you look at the total value of all the gold thats ever been mined thats about seven trillion. So thats a hundred times more or a thousand times more, I went to public school so I cant-do the math in my head. I think its a hundred times more so Bitcoin is 1/100 the size of the gold market, Jeff explained Youre going to see its it only started in 2009, so were just a few years into it. Most people didnt even know about Bitcoin in 2015. Were just a few years into it, so youre going to see a lot of fluctuations and volatility. One year ago today Bitcoin was $600, and it hit over five thousand dollars just a few weeks ago. It spiked quite high after the fork in August and had doubled in price since then. For it to pull back to around three thousand was expected, and I said it was going to. Then to have a bounce back now and its back up around four thousand again. This is very normal nascent currency that is evolving.

Luke Rudkowski:
I then asked Jeff if he has concerns, when it comes to the bigger kind of bankers and the corporations, putting their hands on Bitcoin which was usually more diversified.

I have no concerns whatsoever. They cant-do anything to take control of Bitcoin, they cant stop it, they cant censor it, no government can. Bitcoin doesnt exist anywhere; its the honey badger of money. China can say oh its illegal and Bitcoin doesnt care. I dont have any major concerns about any of those groups, Google, or any of them. In fact, I hav...

04:01

Donald Trumps nickname for Kim Jong Un is Rocket Man our favourite 20 responses "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

Its now official North Korean leader Kim Jung Un will forever be known as Rocket Man after Donald Trump drew inspiration from Elton John in his United Nations address today.

When we say forever that could be, like, another three days or so.

Never mind for the moment Trumps threat to totally destroy North Korea, heres our favourite responses online, including some Trump-themed Elton John hits.

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04:01

The Male Figure: Bruce of Los Angeles and the perfection of midcentury beefcake "IndyWatch Feed Arts"


 
When you ponder improbable destinies for high school chemistry teachers, its likely that almost everyone reading this would instantly think of Walter White, who went from being a lowly chemistry teacher to a major drug kingpin in the U.S. Southwestat least in the fictional narrative that is

04:00

Hillary Clinton May Question The Legitimacy Of The 2016 Election "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

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Hillary Clinton has officially opened the door to questioning the legitimacy of the 2016 presidential election the very election she lost. But she still claims its Russias fault Donald Trump won.

In an interview that aired Monday on NPR, Hillary Clinton she would not rule out questioning the legitimacy of the 2016 election if Russian interference is deeper than currently known. Unable to give up on the Russian hysteria she and other Democrats created out of thin air, the former presidential candidate is going to whine about it instead.

According to CNN, this just means Clinton firmly believes that Russia helped president Donald Trump win and she still isnt taking any responsibility for the fact that Americans just didnt want her to be the president. Clinton has said previously that she conceded to Trump quickly and attended his inauguration because the nations peaceful transfer of power is critical. But her comments to NPR signal that as the imaginary and completely made up depths of Russias alleged interference are revealed she could envision a time when she questions Trumps legitimacy as president.

Not that that is surprising at all. Most Democrats at some point have questioned Trumps legitimacy. This was happening since the very beginning when the media announced hed become the 45th president of the United States.

NPRs Terry Gross asked Clinton directly during the interview whether she would completely rule out questioning the legitimacy of this election if we learn that the Russian interference in the election is even deeper than we know now?

No. I would not, Clinton said. Gross asked: Youre not going to rule it out?

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Hillary Clinton May Question The Legitimacy Of The 2016 Election "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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Hillary Clinton has officially opened the door to questioning the legitimacy of the 2016 presidential election the very election she lost. But she still claims its Russias fault Donald Trump won.

In an interview that aired Monday on NPR, Hillary Clinton she would not rule out questioning the legitimacy of the 2016 election if Russian interference is deeper than currently known. Unable to give up on the Russian hysteria she and other Democrats created out of thin air, the former presidential candidate is going to whine about it instead.

According to CNN, this just means Clinton firmly believes that Russia helped president Donald Trump win and she still isnt taking any responsibility for the fact that Americans just didnt want her to be the president. Clinton has said previously that she conceded to Trump quickly and attended his inauguration because the nations peaceful transfer of power is critical. But her comments to NPR signal that as the imaginary and completely made up depths of Russias alleged interference are revealed she could envision a time when she questions Trumps legitimacy as president.

Not that that is surprising at all. Most Democrats at some point have questioned Trumps legitimacy. This was happening since the very beginning when the media announced hed become the 45th president of the United States.

NPRs Terry Gross asked Clinton directly during the interview whether she would completely rule out questioning the legitimacy of this election if we learn that the Russian interference in the election is even deeper than we know now?

No. I would not, Clinton said. Gross asked: Youre not going to rule it out?

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03:51

Monster dust storm and gustnado on a violent HP supercell over Vojvodina, Serbia "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

A violent storm accompanied by very strong winds, massive dust storm and a gustnado hit Stara Pazova municipality of Vojvodina, Serbia around 12:00 UTC (14:00 CET) on September 17, 2017. The storm lasted about half an hour, but the damage it caused was high. Local...... Read more

Bright fireball over Pennsylvania, good chance of meteorites "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

A bright green fireball streaked across the sky over Maryland and Pennsylvania at 04:59 UTC (00:59 EDT) on September 17, 2017. The fireball lasted between 2 and 3 seconds and was followed by a sonic boom. The event was seen primarily from Maryland and Pennsylvania...... Read more

Belo Monte dam installation license suspended, housing inadequacy cited "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Among the displaced: Tamawaerw Paracan and her family were resettled from their traditional Xingu Riveriver community to the city of Altamira when Belo Monte was built. She earns a small income from the crafts she makes and sells. Her husband has been unable to find work in the economically depressed city. Inadequate public transportation makes reaching the city center difficult and costly. Photo by Zoe Sullivan A federal court in Brasilia has found fault with Norte Energias resettlement of people displaced by the Belo Monte dam in the Amazonian state of Par. The court ruled in favor of the Federal Public Ministry (MPF), a body of independent prosecutors, which argued that the urban resettlement plans for the thousands displaced by the dam were inadequate. The new ruling suspends Norte Energias installation license, blocking the consortium from proceeding with further construction on the dam, slated for completion in 2019. The Belo Monte hydroelectric facility has been operational since early 2015. According to the suit, Norte Energia promised in 2011 to build three-different sized houses for displaced families (60, 69 and 78 square meters), allocating them according to the size of resettled families. But in 2013, the firm reneged, saying it would only build one size house of 63 square meters. This decision, according to the ruling, was made without consulting the people affected, many of them indigenous and traditional people who had lived along the Xingu River. A small portion of one of the resettlement communities in Altamira as seem from

03:49

How to Fake the Look of Bullet Time Using a Single Camera "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

Heres a new 3-minute music video by Russian/Ukrainian group 5Nizza. In it, the band finds themselves in a variety of situations, but as the action is frozen they keep on singing while the camera pans around them. How was it done? It turns out the effect was created with a single moving camera and a green screen.

The bullet time effect was popularized by the film The Matrix, in which Neo appears to stop bullets in their tracks while the camera spins around him. For the Hollywood film, they used multiple camera systems, digital compositing, and computer-generated characters to create the famous scenes.

But with a limited budget for this new music video, director Max Ksjonda had a different idea.

Instead of spending a huge amount of money on fancy rigs and editing, he suspended the band members into the air alongside a variety of props. The ropes and supports were then removed in editing, and the background added in thanks to the green screen.

This animated GIF shows the comparison of the video before (right) and after (left) the editing process:

You can see the full music video again, but this time without the post production editing:

Clever.

(via Max Ksjonda via Gizmodo)

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03:44

Lets Call Soft Skills What They Really Are: Power Skills "IndyWatch Feed Education"

By Lila Ibrahim

Ive been working in the tech industry for 25 years, and Ive noticed a trend recently that leaves me scratching my head: We seem to value technical skills much more than the core people skills that actually make people effective at work.

While technical competence and expertise are certainly important, I like working with people who know how to communicate their ideas, use their influence to move important projects through potential roadblocks, and who get me excited about our work together.

We call people skills soft skills, but I think its time to reframe that conversation, to make sure were giving these foundational skills the emphasis they deserve. Lets commit to calling them what they are power skills. Heres why theyre so important, and what you can do to promote power skills at your organization.

Power Skills Separate Leaders from the Pack

If youve worked with technical teams, youve probably know this scene all too well: Most people sit in front of their computers all day, dutifully working on the problems theyre tasked with solving.

But there are always a few who take a different approach: they get up and walk around, talk to the people whose business challenges theyre working on, and find out who has the different pieces of information they need. They say yes a lot. They take on work that falls outside of their core responsibilities. They learn how to talk in front of groups of people. They follow their natural curiosity. They deliver on their work, while building something bigger than the original task.

Getting up from their desks and developing new relationship muscles leads these people on a unique path and pushes them into management positions sooner than their peers.

Being an expert in one technical area is great, but it leaves you with a limited scope of influence. On the other hand, if youre an expert who can apply your knowledge to different industries and problems, and coach others on what youve learned, you increase your influence, your network, and the opportunities that come your way.

Power Skills Create Business Opportunities

But power skills arent just about individual success. Developing power skills in employees can create tangible business results.

Imagine you work with a razor-sharp engineer lets call him Fred whose experti...

03:41

Brain Connected to the Internet for the First Time Ever (Video) "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"


(Joe Joseph) Technology is advancing at break-neck speedare you ready for whats coming?

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03:40

Brazil Photo Essay: A eucalyptus plantation from cradle to pulp mill "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Photos and commentary by Anne Petermann, Executive Director, Global Justice Ecology Project (Exception: the last two photos are by GJEP Co-Director/Strategist Orin Langelle) In June 2011 the Tree Biotechnology Conference hosted by the International Union of Forest Research... Read More

The post Brazil Photo Essay: A eucalyptus plantation from cradle to pulp mill appeared first on Global Justice Ecology Project.

03:37

Think You Can Do This Olympic Freestyle Skiers Balance Course? "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

 

Swiss freestyle ski sensation and Olympic-medal hopeful, Andri Ragettli, recently uploaded an ankle-quivering video of himself completing a homemade balance/Parkour course in his training facility.

Were not sure how many attempts it took but his balancing skills are top-notch! Im not sure I could even land the first jump.

 

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03:35

Dwelling on the Metaphor of Home "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Gigi Scaria, Shadow of the Ancestors (2015) Single-channel projection with sound, 4:00 min. (all images courtesy Aicon Gallery unless otherwise noted)

Buildings can seem tedious and boring, especially in their repetition in a city like New York. But they are an enduring sign of our species survivability and perseverance. It was only 12,000 years ago (in an approximate 200,000-year continuum of existing as human beings in our current forms) that the Neolithic Revolution took place and we transitioned from hunting and gathering to become farmers, create settlements, and domesticate our helper animals. It might be around this moment, at the beginning of becoming sedentary people that we imagined what constitutes a house, or a home. Our homes now are fraught with the ambivalence thats rooted in the fundamental question of whether that was a good choice.

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03:32

Language of Mental Illness Others People: Its a Human Rights Violation "IndyWatch Feed Health"

To separate out the sensitive and call them mentally ill is yet another disservice and retraumatization to our most sensitive citizens. Seriously. We need to cut it out.

Becoming conscious is risky business.

The language of mental illness others people and is a human rights violation committed mindlessly by our entire culture. Forced treatment is the most obvious violence against us but microaggressions happen daily everywhere.

When separation and microaggressions are legitimized and put into public policy and discourse the way its been done, we become second class citizens and subhumans and its all very acceptable as far as most are concerned.

This is an energetic reality whether people are aware of it or not. This is oppression and bigotry systemically supported and then denied by almost everyone, including those most seriously affected. We internalize it and come to believe these lies.

Just like racism and yet, its not recognized yet (not widely certainly there are those who fight for broad systemic change who do get it, but we are a tiny minority at this point).

Mentally ill is a slur for those with the greatest sensitivities to the harmful conditioning we all face and are subject to. We might say that Everyone is Mentally Ill and that some of us who are labeled as such and thus ostracized by these labels are actually the least in denial about what is happening to us and to our planet.

So yes, those of us labeled mentally ill are often closer to sanity than most of society. Language matters here and calling the most vulnerable among us mentally ill as though everyone isnt seriously affected is a form of doublespeak. Very 1984. A manipulation that helps people remain deep in denial so that we can keep on committing atrocities against one another and the planet. Everyone is Mentally Ill (yes, conditioned to the point of soul-loss) in this society, and those of us labeled are often far less so even though many of us may not yet be aware of this reality. See also: The Purpose of Life and the Human Conditioning.

It is no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a sick society. Krishnamurti

I get that its useful to use the language of illness for folks who attach to the illness construct as well so that we mi...

03:32

Earthquake Strikes Indiana-Illinois Border, Felt By Thousands in Indiana "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

According to reports, Thousands of Hoosiers in southwestern Indiana were jolted awake this morning by an earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey reports an earthquake registering a magnitude of 3.8 occurred around 7:45 a.m.

Eastern Time near the Indiana and Illinois border. According to the USGS, it could be felt as far away as 250 kilometers (around 155 miles) from the epicenter. At this time, no damage has been reported. READ MORE

03:31

Shallow Earthquakes Strike CA, ID, IL, UT "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

BTT-291D Significant earthquakes rattle Westwood, CA and Albion, IL USGS Earthquake Strikes 5km NW of Westwood, California Magnitude: 3.6 ml  [USGS] Location: 34.087N 118.476W Depth: 10.5 km Time: 2017-09-19 06:20:44 (UTC) Felt Reports: 8,422 Responses Earthquake Strikes 12km ENE of Albion, Illinois Magnitude: 3.8 mw Location: 38.424N 87.910W Depth: 11.7 km Time: 2017-09-19 11:47:28 (UTC) []

03:30

Architects Transform Grain Silos into Africas Largest Art Museum "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Zeitz MOCAA Capetown - Heatherwick

At 100,000 square feet, the Zeitz MOCAA is set to be the largest museum to open on the African continent in more than a hundred years. This landmark museum, which will exhibit contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora, is more than deserving of a grand architectural monument to house the collection. By hollowing out a historic grain silo, British architect Thomas Heatherwick has created a piece of architecture worthy of the museum.

Following in a long tradition of museum architecture as art, started by Frank Lloyd Wright and continued by Zaha Hadid, Heatherwick's contemporary structure will surely be a talking point for visitors. Set to open on September 22, 2017, the architecture and design firm has revealed new images of the tubey structure. By carving out the interior of the 1920s building, Heatherwick's team has cleverly created 80 gallery spaces.

The result of the team's work is an elaborate labyrinth of spaces that stimulate museumgoers to imagine what the space was prior to its transformation. We realized we needed to do something that your eye couldn't instantly predict, Heatherwick explainsOur role was destructing rather than constructing, but trying to destruct with a confidence and an energy, and not treating the building as a shrine.

By using the existing architecture, Heatherwick's interior seems rather organic, almost Gaud-like in its use of rounded forms. As bright light filters through the tubes, casting rays through the galleries, the building becomes a brilliant reminder of what adaptive reuse can bring to the table.

The museum is just on...

03:30

Bull Signal? Bitcoin's Price Breaks Above 50-Day Moving Average "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

The bitcoin price is showing new signs of life  even while it appears to have entered a period of sideways trading after last week's crash.

03:26

Trump Warns North Korea Back Down, Or Be Destroyed! "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to totally destroy North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a rocket man on a suicide mission. Loud murmurs filled the green-marbled U.N.

General Assembly hall when Trump issued his sternest warning yet to North Korea, whose ballistic missile launches and nuclear tests have rattled the globe. Unless North Korea backs down, he said, We will have no choice than to totally destroy North Korea. Rocketman is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime, he said. READ MORE

03:23

Instagram May Soon Break Its Classic Grid (and All Your 33 Mosaics) "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

Instagram has long featured a 33 grid of photos across its platform, allowing photographers to get creative and create larger photo mosaics by uploading the individual pieces as separate photos in the correct order. If youve spent a considerable amount of time and effort building these mosaics yourself, heres some bad news: it looks like Instagram may soon break that classic grid (and your mosaics).

The Ringer reports that a number of Instagram users across the Web have noticed 44 grids on their accounts.

Some users arent pleased about it, since switching to...

03:22

Scientists And Physicians Send Appeal About 5G Rollout And Health Dangers To The European Union "IndyWatch Feed Health"

By Catherine J. Frompovich

On September 13, 2017, more than 180 scientists and doctors sent an 11-page Appeal for a moratorium on the roll out of 5G in the European Union.

The reason for the appeal is RF/EMF has been proven to be harmful for humans and the environment, but 5G has not been investigated fully for potential health hazards and environmental impact by INDEPENDENT scientists, rather than industry scientists who apparently would rubber stamp 5G similarly as the other generations of telecommunications updates have been.

According to the Appeal, 5G is effective only over short distances and is transmitted poorly through solid materials. Because of that inefficiency in transmission, a tremendous number of antennas or cell towers will be needed to implement 5G service.

One key paragraph jumped out for me:

With the ever more extensive use of wireless technologies, nobody can avoid to be exposed. Because on top of the increased number of 5G-transmitters (even within housing, shops and in hospitals) according to estimates, 10 to 20 billion connections (to refrigerators, washing machines, surveillance cameras, self-driving cars and buses, etc.) will be parts of the Internet of Things. All these together can cause a substantial increase in the total, long term RF-EMF exposure to all EU citizens. [CJF emphasis]

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03:18

Bitcoin Price Watch; Heres Whats On Tonight "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

So that is another day complete in our bitcoin price trading efforts and once again we have had a pretty interesting time during the European session. Anybody who caught this mornings coverage will know that we were looking for price to breakout and maintain something of a solid run towards the upside Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Heres Whats On Tonight

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03:14

Trump to fight global warming with nuclear winter "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

Trump unveils new climate strategy before United Nations.

03:13

Plastic in Our Bodies "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Our Bodies Are Becoming Plastic



Story at-a-glance
  • Globally, 83 percent of tap water samples tested were found to contain tiny microplastic particles
  • In the U.S., 94 percent of tap water samples were found to contain plastic the most out of all the locations tested
  • Large quantities of microplastics are likely being transferred to agricultural land via sewage sludge


By Dr. Mercola
It was a sad day in October 2015 when researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) announced they had detected plastic litter on the surface of Arctic waters.1 Greenland sharks and seabirds living in the area were already known to be eating the debris,2 but the appearance of 31 pieces of floating debris in an otherwise largely pristine environment painted a disturbing picture of pollution problems that will only get worse if the amounts of litter entering the oceans arent reduced.
With plastics now entering the farthest reaches of the globe, what does that mean for the environments where these pollutants are known to accumulate? Mismanaged waste is particularly problematic in China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines, which together make up the top five countries for plastic pollution.3 In the U.S., one of the top waste-generating countries, littering is a major issue, especially in the form of single-use plastics, like soda bottles, drinking straws and potato chip bags...

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03:01

Saponin extracts induced apoptosis of endometrial cells from women with endometriosis. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Reprod Sci. 2017 Jan 1:1933719117711263. Epub 2017 Jan 1. PMID: 28558522 Abstract Title:  Saponin Extracts Induced Apoptosis of Endometrial Cells From Women With Endometriosis Through Modulation of miR-21-5p. Abstract:  Among the several components in Korean red ginseng, the saponin components are known to have various pharmacologic activities. The objective of this study was to evaluate therapeutic effects of saponin extracts from Korean red ginseng on endometriosis and to identify microRNAs (miRNAs) associated with saponin treatment. This is an in vitro study which used human endometrial stromal cells (HESCs) obtained from patients who underwent laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis and other benign conditions. Human endometrial stromal cells were treated with saponin extracts, and microarray profiling was performed. Human endometrial stromal cells were then transfected with miRNAs identified in the profiling. After the saponin extract treatment, the expression of caspase 3 was significantly increased in HESCs. Microarray profiling revealed several miRNAs that were differentially expressed, and miR-21-5p was further validated. Expression of miR-21-5p was significantly upregulated in the endometrium of patients with endometriosis, compared with controls. Transfection of a miR-21-5p inhibitor significantly increased caspase 3 expression in HESCs. The apoptotic potential of saponin extracts and the miR-21-5p inhibitor were further validated in HESCs using flow cytometry analysis. In conclusions, treatment with saponin extracts significantly decreased the expression of miR-21-5p in HESCs from patients with endometriosis. Inhibition of miR-21-5p effectively increased the apoptotic potential of HESCs. These findings suggest that saponin extract treatment may have therapeutic potential for endometriosis via modulation of specific miRNAs.

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02:52

Health Disparity Project Cuts Out the Recovery Movement "IndyWatch Feed Health"

NAMI Kansas ignoring the social determinants of health in their health disparity program design.

02:48

Speed Up Photo Viewing in Lightroom with 1:1 Previews "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

Ask any photographer their least-favorite thing about Adobe Lightroom, and they will most likely tell you its the applications speed. There are a few tricks to help optimize the responsiveness of Lightroom, and this minute-long Lightroom coffee break video focuses on generating 1:1 previews.

This is one you may know already, but if you dont, it can drastically improve your experience when flicking through your catalog. By generating 1:1 previews when you import your photos, Lightroom will do the legwork up-front to create full-resolution previews of your imported images instead of loading them only when you view the image.

Lightrooms Benjamin Warde notes that this will increase the time it will take for the initial import while Lightroom generates all of those previews for you. This is a good opportunity to grab a coffee (or a nap, depending how many photos youre importing).

If you understand the trade-off and you dont mind the extra import time, heres how you do it. Go to Lightrooms import dialog and look under the File Handling panel, change Build Previews to 1:1.

Thats it. Lightrooms Loupe View may now be just as fast as Photo Mechanic.

02:47

Jeremy Corbyns been trolling Piers Morgan in Spanish "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

Jeremy Corbyn has been trolling Piers Morgan on Twitter after the TV presenter revealed how the Labour leader cut him out of a conversation at the GQ awards by talking Spanish.

Morgan wrote in the Mail on Sunday about how how he had been talking to Arsenals Spanish footballer Hector Bellerin when Corbyn turned up.

Bellerin later tweeted Morgan suggesting he not take it too seriously.

Then Corbyn joined in.

Which roughly translates as:

It was a pleasure to meet you. It is better not to say what we were talking about, you would not understand it. Very good game on Sunday.

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Thank you very much Mr Corbyn and of course, we will keep it between us! It was a pleasure to meet you!

To which Morgan replied

02:45

Following the Mists and Mysteries of Fog Art "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Fujiko Nakayas aform at Oslos new National Museum (photo by Nina Horisaki-Christens)

OSLO Earlier this month, Oslos new National Museum, which is still under construction, opened its doors for a few days. With no exterior finishings or interior walls yet completed, the museum was damp and cavernous. Standing beneath its giant atrium, one could feel the drizzle of the overcast sky.

A mist spilled over the edges of the atrium walls and slowly drifted toward the water that had gathered on its floor. Climbing up a ramp that zig-zagged along the atriums right-hand side, the way was partially obscured by the drifting mists. The ramp led to a rooftop where the mists shifted according to the winds, echoing the color and form of low-hanging clouds above the harbor visible from the roof, behind the fog.

Fujiko Nakayas aform at Oslos new National Museum (photo by Nina Horisaki-Christens)

This installation, a component of a performance titled aform, was one of a series of events across Oslo by artist and member of the former collective Experiments in Art and Technology, Fujiko Nakaya. Nakaya has presented fog sculptures at major institutions around the world since...

02:43

Lunyr Private Alpha Now Live on Ethereum Mainnet "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

September 18, 2017 Lunyr, the first decentralized world knowledge base on Ethereum, has announced that its Private Alpha (called the Celestial Release) is now running live on the Ethereum Mainnet. The Alpha can be found at https://alpha.lunyr.com. Alpha testers are now able to publish and peer review articles. The Celestial Release is an exciting Continue reading Lunyr Private Alpha Now Live on Ethereum Mainnet

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02:42

Climate scientists admit they were wrong on climate change effects "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

WE WERE WRONG, CLIMATE SCIENTISTS CONCEDE Ben Webster, The Times Catastrophic impacts of climate change can still be avoided, according to scientists who have admitted they were too pessimistic about the chances of limiting global warming. The world has warmed more slowly than had been predicted by computer models, which were on the hot side

02:33

Military Nuclear Targets in USA Mainland "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

(larger military nuclear targets map image here) I have assembled a map and a list of United States military targets likely to be hit first compared with others. Although there are lots of military installations, the following military nuclear targets logically seem more likely than others to be on primary target lists. I welcome your additional input (so long as its not classified) as this map and list is opinion based on strategic value military centers as well as those which are populous compared to others. If you believe there are additional military nuclear targets that are highly likely to

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02:30

Playful and Layered Design in a Familys Historic Connecticut Home "IndyWatch Feed Diy"

Playful and Layered Design in a Familys Historic Connecticut Home | Design*Sponge

Historic homes can come full of surprises and may not be everyones cup of tea, but when Charlotte and Mark Smith had the opportunity to buy a 1854 Federal-style home in Southport, CT, there wasnt really much to debate. It had been on the market for four years and stood empty when the couple came to see it for the first time. Like many other historic houses in the area, it had been slowly neglected and was crying out for some tender loving care. All it took was for Charlotte to see the beautiful sunny windows and wide wood floors to fall endlessly in love. Two and a half years later, Charlotte and Mark have no regrets. The old house has become the perfect place to raise their five children, Eleanor, Oliver, Martha, Louisa and Arthur, and a wonderful project for Charlotte, who loves bringing her familys house to life with small updates and creative ideas.

When Charlotte and Mark, a financial analyst, first moved to Southport from New York City, Charlotte left behind her career as a guidance counselor. To accompany some of her time as a new stay-at-home-mom, she started blogging about her style and unique design ideas. She writes about fixing her familys old house and shares ways to add flea market finds and vintage decor into the mix. For Charlotte, who is now a full-time blogger, mom, and television personality, breathing new life into her familys home is key it means bringing in lots of pattern and color, while always respecting the bones of the historic house and staying true to its style. She wants to ensure that the innate charm is maintained, which in turn has made decorating both a fun and challenging process. Theres nothing standard about old homes!

Charlottes main goal is to create s...

02:30

Mexican Law Would Give Central Bank Oversight of Cryptocurrency Startups "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Mexico's government is close to introducing legislation that would regulate fintech firms, including those that work with cryptocurrencies.

02:30

People Drinking at Bar Unaware Theyre About to Support the Local Scene "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

PHILADELPHIA Regulars at Magners Pub had absolutely no idea they would be entertained last night by Phillys robust local performing arts scene, witnesses confirmed this morning.

Judging by the turnout, this is gonna be a great show, David Riley, part-time performer/day-time copywriter and organizer of the event, allegedly said. Once they turn the Eagles game off and shut down the pool table, everyone will give all their attention to the stage.

Is there something going on here tonight? said bar regular James Machie, noticing the makeshift stage erected in the corner. Shit. Its not too late to go somewhere else, is it?

The mildly popular neighborhood bar, a destination for locals for years, recently began a mixed media open mic night to attract a more diverse crowd.

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Were gonna start the show in five minutes, Riley announced, interrupting dozens of interesting conversations to confirm the nights events. I can already tell youre gonna be a great crowd, so grab a drink, and be sure to tip your bartender! he added before deafening feedback from the microphone sliding out of his hand and hitting the floor.

Reports show grumbles of protest followed Riley as he made his way around the bar, unplugging arcade games and draping a curtain over the dart boards.

Alright, lets get this show started, said Riley, leading with a deeply personal opening performance hed prepared for weeks. Witnesses confirm a line formed at the bar almost immediately.

Stacey Madison, at Magners three or more nights a week for the last six years, was one of the few patrons that took a seat in an empty row of chairs up front.

At least theyre not doing Harry Potter trivia again, she said. That was fucking awful.

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02:24

Its not the prices that will bring a tear to your eye at this salon "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

The names this salon has come up with for mens waxing packages are as inventive as they are painful.

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Well pass, thanks.

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02:18

Snip and the Future of Distributed, Online Content "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

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Over the years, the world of online content has become increasingly convoluted and disjointed.

The best articles get lost beneath an avalanche of biased pieces, clickbait and content thats too lengthy to read. All of this adversely impacts the average persons ability to access credible media outlets that allow them to remain informed in todays ever-changing world.

In the digital age, the biggest issue confronting the news industry is verifiability. In other words, how can readers be certain that what theyre reading is true? Moreover, how do they know whether a particular media source is trustworthy?

The growing lack of credibility within the media industry became the impetus for Ran Reichman and Rani Horev to create a fresh alternative to todays prevailing media model. Known as Snip, this innovative news site delivers short, to-the-point summaries of the days most important stories and events. Through the use of state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms, Snip allows readers to tap into targeted news feeds on topics customized around their interests.

I founded Snip in May 2016 with machine learning and data science specialist Rani Horev, a co-graduate of the elite Talpiot program of the Israeli Defense Forces, said Reichman. Both Rani and I were frustrated by the low quality of news and how hard it was to find high-quality, interesting and brief content. Basically, there was a lot of long and good content and a lot of short and bad content, but almost no high-quality short content. We started Snip as a small Facebook page for friends and family and it gradually grew to more than 30,000 users and 1,400 paying subscribers.

When asked for a basic overview of Snips value proposition, Reichman was succinct: Snip is a news platform which keeps you updated on things that are happening in the world, personalized to you and in a short and concise format, he said. The headlines are anti-clickbait, allowing you to understand what the story is about before clicking on it and wasting your time. Snip quickly learns what you care about and provides you with stories on those topics, in addition to enlightening stories on other topics.

The platforms core model, Reichman said, is predicated on a distributed system where a worldwide collective of content generators curate short news submissions, or snips, that are then read by others on the site. Snips can be accessed in a number of different mediums, including audio and video, in addition to traditional, text-based posts. At its core, the site is censorship resistant a characteris...

02:17

Polands Bialowieza Forest: Logging and Violence Must Come to an End. More Activists needed! "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

from Save Bialowieza

photos by Magosia Klemens thank you!

In our previous post we already wrote that after the Luxemburg hearing of Polish minister of environment logging, violence towards activists and hurried selling of wood are continued just as before. For example, on the 12th and 13th of September the harvesters logged over 160-year-old spruces and some almost 200-year-old oaks in the section 228ba. Therefore, activists are still blocking the logging and the machines whenever possible. They will not give up and will remain in the Forest as long as it is necessary.

What cannot be agreed upon is not only the logging itself, but also the arrogance, aggression and violence of forest guards, supported by the police, towards the activists. During yesterdays peaceful protest activists were pulled out of the site. The situation got very violent one of the activists was thrown to the ground, another one chained to the tree with a metal wire. The guards were blocking the possibility of contacting the lawyers, they tried to stop the recording, and they refused to show their ID, which is obligatory.

One of the activists was taken to the hospital. The Forest Guards strangled him, put his face in the ground. The doctors stated the hematoma  on the head and cuts on the neck.

The situation is getting ridiculous. The minister in lying in Luxemburg, the guards are protecting illegal cutting, the activists are still here, with their human and citizens rights being broken. The peaceful protests are being violently pacified. Amongst so many problems in the world this one can get lost. But it cannot Bialowieza Forest ois one of the most important nature areas in the world!!

Peaceful protests have to go on! We need more activists urgently, to support the case and show solidarity!

Please, watch the videos and do scroll down for the photos.

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02:17

If it means he never goes on Question Time again then well pay for it "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

The Daily Telegraph has a scoop.

Nigel Farage has threatened to stop paying his licence fee unless the BBC apologises for reporting that he had blood on his hands over the death of a Polish man in the wake of the EU referendum.

In an article for The Telegraph the former Ukip leader says that the terrible slur has caused him and his family more misery than any other in my 25 years in politics.

He says that he lived in fear of reprisal and a perpetual state of worry as a result of the claim and will have no option but to stop paying the BBC licence fee altogether unless the corporation apologises.

If it means he never goes on Question Time again then well happily pay for it instead. 147 well spent.

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02:15

China clamps down on cryptocurrencies as the battle for global financial control deepens "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

The price of bitcoin plunged on Thursday after Chinese authorities crack down on cryptocurrencies, with the countrys biggest exchange announcing the suspension of operations.

The virtual currency fell more than 11 percent, trading at $3,544.14 as of 14:00pm GMT.

This is far below the all-time high of $5,013.91 set earlier this month.

According to China Business News, regulators in Shanghai and the countrys financial center gave verbal instructions to exchange operators to end services. The exchanges will reportedly shut down at the end of September.

BTC China, one of the countrys top three exchanges, tweeted on Thursday it will close down operations by September 30.

Last week, China banned initial coin offerings (ICOs), referring to them as an unauthorized fundraising tool that may involve financial scams. The Chinese central bank said those who have already raised money should pay it back.

China accounts for about 90 percent of all bitcoin trading on exchanges, and demand for the virtual currency was on the rise.

Beijing has strengthened control over bitcoin trading platforms to prevent them from becoming money laundering sites. It tried to curb capital outflow following fears of continued weakness in the domestic currency.

02:12

500 WORDS: Tiona Nekkia McClodden "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Tiona Nekkia McClodden on her work in Speech/Acts

02:11

Blockchain Powered AI Doctors to Revolutionize Medicine "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Doc.ai's AI-based doctors, through masses of information on the Blockchain, will be able to have natural language conversations with patients, and provide medical answers.

01:58

United Nations give Donald Trump the respect he deserves they laugh at him "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

So Donald Trump had this diagnosis of the problems in Venezuela.

The problem in Venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented but that socialism has been faithfully implemented.

It prompted laughter among the UN delegates until they realised he was being serious, so some people did the decent thing and clapped before he had them all killed.

Our favourite bit is towards the end when his mouth open and shuts but nothing comes out. Blessed relief.

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01:57

IBM RANKED NO 1 BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY LEADER "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Hampshire, UK 18th September 2017: A new study from Juniper Research has found that IBM is clearly regarded as having the strongest credentials in the blockchain sector, well ahead of competitors. Blockchain Technology Leaders IBM Microsoft Accenture Almost 400 company founders, executives, managers and IT leaders responded to Junipers Blockchain Enterprise Survey. Amongst enterprises either actively considering, or in Continue reading IBM RANKED NO 1 BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY LEADER

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01:55

Students Allowed to Wear Costumes for High School IDs and They Do Not Disappoint "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Funny School ID Photos

Photo: @margordss

By the time your senior year of high school rolls around, youre ready to graduate. But why not have some fun while youre eagerly waiting to don your cap and gown? The senior class at the North Farmington High School in Farmington Hills, Michigan starts the year off right with a quirky tradition; they're encouraged to dress up in costume for their school ID photos.

Hilarity ensues as the class of 2018 channels different characters from popular culture. From books to movies to memes, theres a wide array of get-ups that go well beyond a conventional crisp blouse and forced smile. Characters from Harry Potter, Toy Story, and Bobs Burgers are just a few of the personas that these young people take on. Others imitate folks in real life, such as Donald Trump's hair and his use of HUGEEE. There's even one student who dressed as the viral girl goes crazy for cotton candy meme.

Many of the participating students shared their funny school ID pictures on Twitter using the hashtag #NFID18. Their tweets, which introduce their characters, are the icing on the cake to this creative custom.

Each year, the senior class of North Farmington High School in Farmington Hills, Michigan partakes in a quirky tradition.

01:48

Profoto A1: Profotos First On-Camera Flash, Worlds Smallest Studio Light "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

Profoto has just announced the A1, the lighting brands first-ever on-camera flash. Its also what the company calls the worlds smallest studio light.

Our focus with the A1 was to create a flash that delivers a truly high quality of light, which is why it features a round head which delivers light thats both natural and beautiful with a pleasing soft-smooth fall-off, that blends seamlessly with the ambient light, Profoto says.

The A1 features both a flash and an LED modeling light. The flash can be fired at full power 350 times on one Li-ion battery charge, which takes 80 minutes to juice fully Profoto says this battery lasts four times longer than AA batteries and has no performance fade.

The flash has a maximum energy of 76Ws and a power range of 9 f-stops (2.0-10), Profoto says. The recycle time is a mere 1.2 seconds at full power, 4 times faster than other on-camera flashes on the market (according to Profoto).

In terms of size and weight, the A1 measures 108x75x165mm (4.3x3x6.5in) and weighs 560g/1.2lbs (with batteries). By comparison, the Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT measures 80x143x125mm (3.15.64.9in) and weighs 425.25g (15oz) without batteries.

The head of the A1 features a smart magnetic mount that allows various light shaping to...

01:45

10 obscure words that you should be using right now "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

The wonderful Haggard Hawks is Twitter account that specialises in obscure old words and language most of which seems very relevant in the modern world. Heres ten of our favourites to expand your vocabulary with.

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01:45

How To Choose The Right Fermenting Crock: Best Fermenting Crocks "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Fermentation is a lot more pleasant when you have the right tools and containers. Crocks come in an amazing variety of styles and prices. Backdoor Survival wants you to be able to make an informed decision about what is best for your space and purpose. First, lets go over what you need to look for. . . Read More

01:45

Meet the Newest Members of UConns Graduate Studio Art Program "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Meet the newest class of the best kept secret MFA Studio Art program in the country, UConns graduate studio art program. Working in a broad range of art making including painting/drawing, sculpture, photography/video, printmaking, and installation/performance, the class features: 

Olivia Baldwin
Baldwin received her BFA in painting and photography and BA in English-Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has lived, worked, and exhibited in Italy, Austria and throughout the United States. Baldwin co-founded Milkweed Community Art Space, and co-directs and co-curates DUSKLIT Interactive Art Bazaar.

Elizabeth Ellenwood
Ellenwood received a BFA in photography from the New Hampshire Institute of Art. She has been included in solo and group exhibitions, and was recently featured in Art New England Magazine (March/April 2017) for her solo exhibition These Times & Shapes at the Sharon Arts Center.

Shadia Heenan
Heenan received a Bachelor in Fine Arts from the Hite Art Institute at the University of Louisville. Her work explores concepts of identity through subjective experience in being a Muslim, a hybrid, and adaptive movement across circumstance. Heenan employs a mixture of media including digital and alternative process photography, video, performance, and installation.

Jordan Thuman
Thuman is a painter who focuses on narratives that include multiple figures in interior settings. She has a fascination with the more subtle nuances of gesture and expression that occur as people interact with each other.

Chad Uehlein
Uehlein received a BFA in Printmaking from the University of Akrons Myers School of Art. When Chad isnt in the print shop carvin...

01:44

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Glass Slippers "IndyWatch Feed Comics"



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01:43

Banksy pays tribute to Basquiat in London, UK "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Elusive British street artist Banksy is back on the streets of London with a series of new pieces that were unveiled around the Barbican centre, a performing arts centre in the City of London and the largest of its kind in Europe.

Just a few days prior to the opening of a new exhibition featuring the legendary Jean-Michel Basquiat at the Barbican, the one and only Banksy creating a series of murals on the surrounding walls leading the museum.

The first piece shows Basquiat himself turned graffiti artist being questioned and searched by the Metropolitan Police. The second artwork features several people queuing to ride the London Eye Wheel where the pods have been replaced by Basquiats crown.

Take a look at more images after the jump and then make sure to drop your two cents on these works down in our comments sections.

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01:42

Bullish Breakout: Is Ethereum's Price Heading Back Above $300? "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

The ether-U.S. dollar [ETC/USD] exchange rate has responded positively following the market shocks caused by recent regulatory actions in China.

01:40

When Boris Johnson met Donald Trump our 7 favourite captions "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

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01:37

Rabbit Ridge Resistance Locks Up Diamond Pipeline Pump Station in Arkansas "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

by Rabbit Ridge Resistance / Earth First! Newswire

In solidarity with sovereign rights of all indigenous people and exploited and oppressed people everywhere; in the interest of social justice and the elimination of racism, xenophobia, we have conducted, in accordance with common industrial safety procedures, an emergency lock-out/tagout operation of the Diamond Pipeline Damascus Pump Station Van Buren County, Arkansas. This action was taken by the people of the Natural State to protect the public safety.

This pipeline is unsafe. We know this from years of extensive monitoring, study, and observation supported with hard evidence ie photos, federal regulation, and personal observations by subject matter experts.

Almost six months after the authorized U.S. Corps of Engineers permit (USCOE) expired, rapid, unsafe, and shoddy construction practices continue violating OSHA, USCOE, and modern pipeline standards. Indigenous sacred areas associated with the Trail of Tears and newly identified locations are jeopardized. 14 Counties, 13 major rivers and creeks, 11 drinking water watersheds, 4 Arkansas NRC Priority Watersheds, 10 Critically Endangered Species, 2 Nuclear reactors as well as major portions of the Arkansas and Mississippi River, 5 Heritage crossing sites, and countless homes, farms and property owners are affected.

Using an eminent domain provision of the State Constitution -created in the last century, as well as very special Nationwide Work Permits from the USCOE, the Diamond Pipeline has been drilled, dug, and blasted across the Natural state. Plains-All American/Valero used every loophole on the books to avoid common sense review, mediation, and mitigation while misrepresenting those that opposed the threat as terrorists.

Dissent is patriotic and at times the only valid means of dissent is Non-Violent Direct Action.

And so it is.. public inclusion would have averted these issues and found a valid, safe, and renewable form of energy supply. There are so many solidifie...

01:33

How Having More Fun can actually make us More Successful. "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

We dont deserve a break yet because we didnt complete that project. We dont deserve to have a little fun because everyone else is

01:30

Could we store carbon dioxide as liquid lakes under the sea? "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

From New Scientist Sumatra: the Sunda trench lies close by far beneath the ocean Planet Observer/Getty By Michael Marshall Here is a radical solution to dangerous climate change: create lakes of liquid carbon dioxide on the seabed, and keep the greenhouse gas out of the air. As well as cutting our emissions of carbon dioxide,

Another retraction hits high-profile food researcher under fire "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Its been a rough year for Brian Wansink. Last year, the prominent food researcher posted a blog praising a student for her productivity in his lab. But when Wansink described his methods, readers became concerned that the lab was using improper research techniques to generate more publications. Earlier this year, researchers posted an analysis of []

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01:25

Standing Rock Legal Update "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

from Freshet Collective

Dear Water Protector Arrestees,

THANK YOU

We are so grateful for the sacrifices you have made to defend what is sacred. We are still here on the ground battling every day within the Morton County court system to bring justice for all water protectors.

Freshet Collective is an indigenous run collective of 7 people working in Mandan, ND, continuing to support those who were arrested at Standing Rock. We are past the halfway point of cases (407 state and 7 federal cases still pending). More and more cases are being dismissed for lack of evidence to go forward, and we hope to continue to see this happen.

 

Closed #NoDAPL Cases As of 9/8/17

 432 Total Closed Cases

DO I HAVE AN OPEN CASE?

Morton County has put out warrants, dismissed cases, recharged water protectors, and failed to send mail or contact arrestees regarding scheduled court dates. Many water protectors are unsure about the status of their cases. Freshet Collective is here to help, support, and inform you about the court system, and provide resources that you need to understand what is happening with your case.

We have been in communication with 256 (out of 432) arrestees who have had their cases closed, and it is cl...

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01:24

Bitcoin Getting Shut Down In China No Buying or Selling Bitcoin in China is Next (Video) "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Bitcoin Getting Shut Down In China No Buying or Selling Bitcoin in China is Next Video The Money GPS TDC Note I was under the impression that bitcoin could not be shut down. Why is it necessary...

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01:22

CDC Study Shows Up to 7.7 Times the Risk of Miscarriage After Influenza Vaccine "IndyWatch Feed Fertility"

By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

The CDC has just published a seismic study (Donahue et al. 2017 Vaccine 35:5314) linking spontaneous abortions in women to flu vaccines.  The study reviewed data for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 flu seasons.  Women vaccinated with the inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) in the 2010-2011 season were 3.7 times more likely to experience a spontaneous abortion within 28 days than women not receiving the vaccine.  Over the entire study period (2010 to 2012), the odds for a spontaneous abortion for vaccinated women were 2.0 times greater than for those women not receiving the flu vaccine.  Both figures showed a statistically significant increase in miscarriages when women received their flu shot.  Most alarmingly, in women who received the H1N1 vaccine in the previous flu season, the odds of spontaneous abortion in the 28 days after receiving a flu vaccine was 7.7 times greater.

The vast majority of these flu vaccines were multi-dose formulations, containing 25 micrograms of mercury via the preservative thimerosal.  In those years, out of approximately 150 million flu shots given in the U.S. annually, less than 50 million or 34% of those vaccines available for pregnant women were thimerosal-free.

For many years, health officials have warned pregnant women to avoid eating mercury-containing tuna. And, even before this latest study, some government scientists were questioning the wisdom of pressuring women to receive mercury-laden flu shots in any trimester of pregnancy.  National Toxicology Program Deputy Director, Dr. George Lucier, said The developing fetus should NEVER be exposed to any amount of mercury, period!  In the words of senior CDC epidemiologist, Dr. William Thompson, So I dont know why they still give it [the flu shot] to pregnant women, like thats the last person I would give mercury to.

vaccine manufacturers acknowledge that flu vaccines have never been shown to be safe for pregnant women.

CDC officially claims that thimerosal is the safe mercury because it is purportedly excreted quickly from the body.  CDC bases this claim solely on its misinterpretation of data from a poorly designed study conducted in the early 2000s by an industry insider, Dr. Michael Pichichero. Subsequent studies have proven that the ethylmercury in thimerosal is actually far more persistent in organs than the methylmercury in fish (Burbacher et al. 2005 Environ Health Perspect. 113:1015) (Rodrigues et al. Arch Toxicol. 201...

01:20

Best headline youll read this week (seriously) "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

From the Times.

We can only hope they are being sarcastic.

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Another headline writer who deserves an award

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01:16

CoinHive, a Monero (XMR) Crypto Miner for Your Website "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Recently we have introduced to you JSEcoin JavaScript Embeded Cryptocurrency for Webmasters as an interesting new project that uses JavaScript mining via the browser of users and that can be used to monetize website traffic. But another similar service has gotten much more attention lately as it was found to be used on The Pirate Bay (a torrent website) in the form of an embedded JS miner for Monero (XMR). The service in question is Coin Hive and it allows you users to embed JavaScript miners in their website as a side source of revenue, so the service in itself is not bad or evil or whatever. The problem with The Pirate Bay is that they have introduced the JavaScript code of the miner without letting any of the visitors know, so people started noticing that when they open the website their CPU load skyrockets and that is not fine.

The main problem we are seeing here with a service like that is when users dont know that you are using their computing resources to mine, you need to tell them or offer them the choice to do it in order to support the website. The default example from Coin Hive does not come with any visual user interface or anything to let the users know there is a miner, but what if you give your visitors a link to click that will open up a page with a miner. They would be able to open up and control the miner as well as monitor it and have that page open and the miner running in order to support the website or the community they are a part of with their computing power. It is an interestin...

01:14

Alert level for Agung volcano raised to 3 (of 4), Bali, Indonesia "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

The Alert Level for Agung volcano in Karangasem district of the Indonesian province of Bali was raised from 2 to 3 (of 4) on September 18, 2017, following a sharp increase in volcanic earthquakes on September 17. Authorities raised the alert to 2 on September 14,...... Read more

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Stunning Early Entries of the 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2017 Early Entries

Enchanted A tidal pool at Lofoten islands in northern Norway acts as natural eye-catcher. with the high tides around full moon, white sand gets washed into the pool and then the magic unfolds. (Photo and caption by Felix Inden / National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest)

Enjoy taking photographs that tell the stories of animals, lands, and environments? You may consider entering the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest, which is accepting entries until November 17, 2017. The magazine has just released some of its spectacular early entries, and as usual, the competition will be fierce.

Photographers are encouraged to submit their best work across four categorieswildlife, landscapes, aerials, and underwater. The grand prize winner will receive $7,500, as well the esteemed opportunity to have their image published in National Geographic. The four category winners will receive a $2,500 prize.

Last year, photographer Greg Lecoeur took home the top prize for his incredible underwater photography. And if these early preview images are any indication, the judges will have a difficult time selecting from the top-notch entries. From sweeping landscapes to close-up animal portraits, there's a wide variety of subjects and styles that demonstrate the glory of nature. Let's look at some of the early entries and the stories behind each photographer's work.

Photographers have until November 17, 2017 to submit entries to the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest.

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01:03

The Little Treasures & A Request "IndyWatch Feed Craft"

 
 

My dearest bloglovlies,

Some of you might know, others might not know that we've been running our online gallery / concept store for almost a year now. It was a big step, something we have dreamt and wished to do for a long time.

Running it is definitely like having a roller-coaster ride, while we grow and learn along the way, and it is certainly a unique experience we are thankful to have and we wouldn't change that for anything in the world.


Aside for the products you can find from our indie designers, we would like to point your attention to the site's blog
 
Fashion trends, sustainable fashion, interior design, presentation of emerging designers, DIYs are the main topics being covered there.  The reason I am writing this and  reaching out to you is a request for collaboration. If you have an idea for a blog post that fits our niche, we would love to have you with a guest post.
The blog posts are also shared on my personal profile on Bloglovin' so you can follow us there too.
 
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01:03

Jason Isaacs devastating Sean Spicer takedown goes viral "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

Harry Potter actor Jason Isaacs devastating takedown of Sean Spicers appearance at the Emmy TV awards has gone viral and with good reason, it turns out.

Three surprising things about him, says Isaacs.

1. He comes up to my nipples.

2. He doesnt think he should hide himelf under a rock from shame for the rest of his life.

3. Hes deeply unattractive, from the inside out. Has the aura of a giant festering abscess. Strange, since he was so charismatic at the (elevated) podium.

Ouch.

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01:00

Russian Collusion: Hillary Clinton Invited Vladimir Putin To Pay For Play Event "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

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In newly released emails which the mainstream media is willfully ignoring, Hillary Clinton invited Russian president Vladimir Putin to a Clinton Foundation event. The Russian collusion between Hillary Clinton is becoming very apparent.

Hillary Clinton likes to talk a tough game about Russian President Vladimir Putin. And she likes to put him on the list of those at fault for her loss in the election last November to Donald Trump. But that didnt stop her from inviting him and other top Russian officials to a Clinton Foundation gala right after she became Secretary of State.

Clinton Foundation director of foreign policy Amitabh Desai sent dozens of invitations to world leaders including then-Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, and Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev, emails recently obtained by Judicial Watch revealed.

While Democrats blast any Republican who has the nerve to even look Russias direction, Hillary and her minions in the Clinton Foundation were begging the Russians to come to an event put on by the pay for play organization.  Hillary offered political favors in exchange for money filtered through the Clinton Foundation.

On March 13, 2009, Desai emailed the list of invitations to Assistant Secretary of State Andrew Shapiro, who then forwarded the email to top Clinton aide, Jake Sullivan. This happened at approximately the same time that the newly appointed Clinton tried to reset U.S. relations with Russia. Yet, Donald Trump has been blasted for trying to do the same thing. The propaganda in the media is becoming clear as they cont...

Russian Collusion: Hillary Clinton Invited Vladimir Putin To Pay For Play Event "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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In newly released emails which the mainstream media is willfully ignoring, Hillary Clinton invited Russian president Vladimir Putin to a Clinton Foundation event. The Russian collusion between Hillary Clinton is becoming very apparent.

Hillary Clinton likes to talk a tough game about Russian President Vladimir Putin. And she likes to put him on the list of those at fault for her loss in the election last November to Donald Trump. But that didnt stop her from inviting him and other top Russian officials to a Clinton Foundation gala right after she became Secretary of State.

Clinton Foundation director of foreign policy Amitabh Desai sent dozens of invitations to world leaders including then-Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, and Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev, emails recently obtained by Judicial Watch revealed.

While Democrats blast any Republican who has the nerve to even look Russias direction, Hillary and her minions in the Clinton Foundation were begging the Russians to come to an event put on by the pay for play organization.  Hillary offered political favors in exchange for money filtered through the Clinton Foundation.

On March 13, 2009, Desai emailed the list of invitations to Assistant Secretary of State Andrew Shapiro, who then forwarded the email to top Clinton aide, Jake Sullivan. This happened at approximately the same time that the newly appointed Clinton tried to reset U.S. relations with Russia. Yet, Donald Trump has been blasted for trying to do the same thing. The propaganda in the media is becoming clear as they continue to brush this story under the rug too.

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01:00

Safeguarding Mexicos Sierra Madre Cloud Forest against Logging "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Recent trip to region uncovered survival of endemic salamander thought to be extinct

00:57

After Failing to Prosecute Bankers, Obama Cashes In With Wall Street Speeches "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

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After Failing to Prosecute Bankers, Obama Cashes In With Wall Street Speeches

The former president is reportedly raking in $400,000 per speech to massive financial firms

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00:57

Direct Action Ramps Up Resistance to Line 3 "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

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Superior, WI Resistance against Enbridges Line 3 Pipeline expansion is ramping up. Near the Fon du Lac Reservation, at the frontline camp, Makwa, water protectors, land defenders, warriors, and others have participated in a wave of civil disobedience that has resulted in 16 arrests in multiple actions that have delayed construction work on the pipeline in the last month. On the morning of September 18, Unicorn Riot covered another direct action to stop construction on the Wisconsin side of the Minnesota-Wisconsin border.

These direct actions have targeted the construction of the Line 3 pipeline expansion in Wisconsin. Line 3 carries diluted bitumen slugged out of the Alberta, Canada tar sands through Minnesota and into Wisconsins...

00:48

How university foundations circumvent conflict of interest disclosure rules and hide corporate ties to faculty "IndyWatch Feed Health"

By Dr. Mercola In the last few years, freedom of information act (FOIA) requests have revealed a loophole that allows corporations to hide funds given to university-based researchers and academics, thereby also hiding their behind-the-scenes collaborations to promote corporate viewpoints while maintaining an air of independence. A recent defamation suit offers an intriguing opportunity to

00:48

10 Arrested in Pipeline Protest at Tennessee Gas Co. Headquarters "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

by Heather Bellow / Berkshire Eagle

SANDISFIELD, MA Another round of anti-pipeline protests and arrests here Wednesday, September 13,  stalled pipeline workers and pulled more than 20 Massachusetts State Police troopers into the area.

A total of 10 activists were arrested at or near the local Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. headquarters on South Beech Plain Road, a dirt road that intersects a farm and the companys nearly completed and existing natural gas pipelines.

Protesters from both Sugar Shack Alliance and a water protector camp in Central Massachusetts began the blockade around 11 a.m. while another group that dubbed themselves the pink police knocked on the door at company headquarters, and presented a mock arrest warrant for Kinder Morgan Executive Chairman Richard Kinder and former Vice Chairman William Morgan.

Kinder Morgan is the parent company of Tennessee Gas.

Four activists were arrested in that incident, and from inside police cruisers continued to shout mni wiconi, which means water is life in Lakota, and is the watchword for resistance against fossil fuel infrastructure.

Another group of six protesters were arrested for blocking the road, which held up company contractors and at least one local res...

00:47

Hurricane Maria is following Irmas path Maria coverage picks up where Irma coverage left off. "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Guest post by David Middleton Hurricane Maria is a really bad storm.  This criticism of the medias coverage of it is in no way meant to dismiss, disregard or devalue the harm that this storm will bring to many people. With Irma we had variations of the following headlines: Most Powerful Hurricane Ever Most Powerful

00:46

Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum Will Have Visa-Scale Transaction Capacity in 2 Years "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

It will take a couple of years for the Blockchain to replace Visa.: Vitalik Buterin

00:45

Driverless Brexit tech deal struck by Government "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

In a bid to encourage tech companies to invest in the UK after Brexit, the Government has announced a series of tie ups with major tech companies.

The flagship project sees it team up with the experts behind the Google driverless car to produce a driverless Brexit.

Obviously the technology is still in its infancy and we expect there to be a number of accidents along the way, a Government spokesperson said. But this is much a more efficient and modern way of careering along with nobody at the helm than we have been doing for the past few months.

Google said the biggest problem it faced on the project was integrating Sat Nav as nobody in Government has a clue where they want to end up. However, it added that the Prime Minister had been clear on the colour scheme, so it was busy painting it red, white and blue in the meantime.

The initiative also involves working with IBM on Watson, its artificial intelligence programme. It was abundantly clear that what we need is some form of intelligence in the Cabinet, the Government spokesperson explained. Any intelligence real or artificial it doesnt matter. We just need something for gods sake.

The holographic technology used to bring dead pop stars, such as Tupac, back to the stage, will be used by Theresa May for all future public appearances. She really isnt very good at them so this is much safer and part of a wider on-going project to automate election campaigns after the series of unforced human errors that occurred last time.

Finally, the Government has commissioned a series of new ultra-realistic talking sex dolls. Well, that should keep Boris quiet and out of the way for a bit, it explained.

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00:44

Lensbaby Unveils New Composer Pro II 80mm and Bokeh Optic Lenses "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

Lensbaby has today released two new products: an 80mm lens known as the Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 as well as a Creative Bokeh Optic that provide selective focusing and creative effects.

Composer Pro II with Sweet 80

With a maximum aperture of f/2.8, the lens can be closed down to f/16 at the most. It has a 46mm filter size, an internal 12-blade aperture.

The system allows photographers to achieve up to 15-degrees of tilt motion and has a minimum focusing distance of 22 inches (55.88 cm).

Measuring just 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5, the lens is pretty compact and ideal for those not wanting bulky gear on their camera. Plus, it weighs just 8.9 ounces (252g).

This 80mm lens captures Lensbabys signature sweet spot effect at a longer focal length.

The Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 is available in a variety of mounts: Nikon F, Canon EF, Sony E and A, Fuji X, Micro 4/3, Pentax K, and Samsung NX.

Here are some sample images of what the lens can do:

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00:36

Rest in Power BOB GOUGH "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

This Sunday morning, a great one moved on.  Bob Gough served as an Honor the Earth board member for many years, and we miss him already.  Bob was a leader in the development and advancement of renewable energy on tribal lands. 

Bob was a brilliant and generous man, relentless in his advocacy for sustainability and his efforts to apply "indigenuity" as a solution to some of the worlds most wicked problems.  We are very grateful for his service, his wisdom, his leadership, and his friendship.  

Winona LaDuke, Honor the Earth Executive Director, was very close to Gough.  Bob was a true mentor to me, and he encouraged all of my thinking.  He was my climate change, resilience, and adaptation guru, and he prodded us all along with a great humbleness.  In all of his work he was a beacon, a star of navigation in unknown territory.

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00:31

The Mantra that Brings me Back from the Brink, Every single Time. "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Day in and day out, there are responsibilities we have as parents, as partners, as friends, and family members, as well-adjusted members of society. We have responsibilities that move us through our days in automatic ways, barely noticing the minutes and hours passing by, until the end of the day is reached, and we wonder where it has gone.

00:31

Study Shows What Happens To The Brains of Kids Who Use Tablets "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"


(Kalee BrownHow often do you see kids using iPads, iPhones, and any other touch screens? Technology has slowly but surely become deeply engrained within society, and some schools are even distributing touch screen tablets to students to use while in class. Theyre convenient, paperless, and extremely relevant given that you practically need to know how to use technology in todays society. However, are there any downsides to children using touch screens, especially for prolonged periods of time?
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00:30

Before & After: A San Diego Home Balances Restoration & Modernity "IndyWatch Feed Diy"

Ashley And Ross' Master Bedroom Details On Design*Sponge

Ross and Ashley Goldman and their cat, Mabel, have lived in their 1915 San Diego, CA craftsman for two years. Much of that time has been spent making their house into a home, highlighting the beautiful original details of the century-old structure, and creating a modern respite fit for sitting back and reflecting on all of their hard work. All of which led Ashley to create a blog to document their renovations, The Gold Hive  a name created from a combination of their last name and the literal hive that was found in their home when they bought it. When shes not working on the house, Ashley can be found at a local art museum where she works on programs with school kids, anthropomorphizing her plants and vintage portraits, or making pies.

Ashley and Ross both grew up in the suburbs, in 70s tract housing, only a few blocks away from each other. When they were looking to purchase their first home, they knew they wanted one with a little more history than those in which they spent their childhoods. Unfortunately, San Diego isnt replete with historic districts. The couple looked for two years before they found their craftsman gem in a neighborhood only 15 minutes from downtown that somehow retains a small-town charm despite its proximity to the city center. With all of the charm, the mom-and-pop shops and restaurants, its not hard to imagine how difficult finding an available house in that neighborhood would be Ross didnt even see their house before Ashley had to put an offer in because he was working out of town (hes an audio engineer for live events) and there were only two days the home was being shown!

One thing the before photos cant accurately depict is the stench that awaited the industrious couple. Ashley remarked that it was so bad at first that they could barely stand inside a delightful combination of old cigar smoke and pet urine. It took us three months of floor refinishing, wall retexturing, cleaning, electrical updates, and a restored bathroom before we could move in. We did a lot upfront to get the house to a place where we could put our things inside, but for the past two years since then, weve taken a slow approach to renov...

00:30

New Study Reveals How the Neanderthals Made Super Glue 200,000 Years Ago: The Worlds Oldest Synthetic Material "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

It's become increasingly clear how much we've underestimated the Neanderthals, the archaic humans who evolved in Europe and went extinct about 40,000 years ago. Though we've long used them as a byword for a lumbering, beast-like lack of development and intelligence compared, of course, to we glorious examples of Homo sapiens evidence has come to reveal a greater similarity between us and Homo neanderthalensis than we'd imagined. Not only did they develop stone tools, they even invented a kind of "super glue," one that, as you can see in the NOVA segment above, we have difficulty replicating even today.

"Archaeologists first found tar-covered stones and black lumps at Neanderthal sites across Europe about two decades ago," writes the New York Times' Nicholas St. Fleur. "The tar was distilled from the bark of birch trees some 200,000 years ago, and seemed to have been used for hafting, or attaching handles to stone tools and weapons. But scientists did not know how Neanderthals produced the dark, sticky substance, more than 100,000 years before Homo sapiens in Africa used tree resin and ocher adhesives." But in a new study in Scientific Reports, "a team of archaeologists has used materials available during prehistoric times to demonstrate three possible ways Neanderthals could have deliberately made tar."




The process might have looked something like that in the video above, an attempt by archaeologists Wil Roebroeks and Friedrich Palmer to make this of oldest known synthetic material just as the Neanderthals might have executed it. Their only materials: "an upturned animal skull to catch the pitch; a small stone on which the pitch would condense; some rolls of birch bark, the source of the pitch; and a layer of ash, to exclude oxygen and prevent the bark from burning."

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00:29

The Nordic Aliens Base in Antarctica "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

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"The Nazis continued to ship saucer parts, men, and documents to Antarctica throughout the war. Judging by the gigantic size of underground bases found in Germany after the war, with wind tunnels, assembly plants, launching pads, machine shops, supply dumps, accommodations, and adjacent slave quarters for thousands, it is quite possible they constructed similar bases in Greenland, Antarctica and South America." 
Source:https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140626013028-50153397-vrils-nordics-and-aliens-that-go-bump-in-the-antartic

00:28

Brazil is hooked on junk food "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Its a catch 22, you desperately need money and yet, if you work for Company A you will be contributing to not only your slow death but the slow death of your countrymen. Do you take the job, promising yourself you wont get sucked in or do you pass and continue to struggle to meet

00:23

This gym offers napping classes for exhausted adults, members pay per hour "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Introducing Nap-ercise, the gym class you may actually attend. Adults are always on-the-go in todays busy world, meaning that they rarely get the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep per night. To remedy this conundrum, a Nap-Ercise class has been implemented in a UK Gym to help individuals 21 and older catch up on essential Zzzs.

00:20

These islands just banned western junk food to promote health "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Local tourist hot spots in some South Pacific Islands will no longer serve pizza, hot dogs, hamburgers, and sugary sweets in plastic wrap typical Western junk food to encourage healthier eating habits among people who live there. The government hopes that banning junk food will also sway people to support local farmers and

00:19

How Big Oil conquered the world "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Nearly every part of our modern lives is affected by Big Oil, From farm to pharmaceutical, diesel truck to dinner plate, pipeline to plastic product But, is it a story you know? RELATED ARTICLE: MSNBC loses connection to reporter as he goes off on oil industry for robbing locals of infrastructure funds Do yourself a

00:18

Scientists Develop Solar Cells Out Of Fluorine "IndyWatch Feed Health"

SEOUL A group of South Korean scientists have developed highly stable and cheap solar cells made out of fluorine, a state-run institute said Tuesday.

The team led by Kim Jin-young from the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) developed the edged selectively fluorinefunctionalized graphene nanoplatelets with structure of perovskite solarcells that can achieve a stability of 82 percent.

A perovskite solar cell is a type of cell which includes a perovskite structured compound, considered a next-generation technology with the potential of achieving even higher efficiency. However, low instability and high production costs have been cited as factors that block such technology from becoming commercially viable.

This study overcame weakness of perovskite solar cells that have high efficiencies but low stability, Kim said, adding that the technology would help the commercialization of the solar cells.

Their findings were published in the latest edition of the journal, Nano Letters.

*Original article online at http://koreabizwire.com/scientists-develop-solar-cells-out-of-fluorine/95834

00:18

Higher levels of fluoride in urine associated with lower intelligence in children "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Fluoride in the urine of pregnant women shows a correlation with lower measures of intelligence in their children, according to University of Toronto researchers who conducted the first study of its kind and size to examine fluoride exposure and multiple states of neurodevelopment.

Our study shows that the growing fetal nervous system may be adversely affected by higher levels of fluoride exposure, said Dr. Howard Hu, the studys principal investigator and Professor of Environmental Health, Epidemiology and Global Health at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. It also suggests that the pre-natal nervous system may be more sensitive to fluoride compared to that of school-aged children.

Tap water and dental products have been fluoridated in communities in Canada and the United States (as well as milk and table salt in some other countries) by varying amounts for more than 60 years to prevent cavities and improve bone health. In recent years, fierce debate over the safety of water fluoridation particularly for childrens developing brains has fueled researchers to explore the issue and provide evidence to inform national drinking water standards.

There are some known side effects of fluoride, for example dental defects like mild staining are common among those ingesting recommended levels of fluoride in the United States and Canada. Skeletal fluorosis excessive accumulation of fluoride in the bones is much less common and only observed at levels of fluoride in the water that are more than 5 to 10 times higher than those recommended.

Relatively little is known, with confidence, about fluorides impact on neurodevelopment, said Hu, whose research team included experts from the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico, University of Toronto, University of Michigan, McGill University, Indiana University, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Harvard School of Public Health.

The study, Prenatal Fluoride Exposure and Cognitive Outcomes in Children at 4 and 6-12 Years of Age in Mexico, published today in Environmental Health Perspectives, analyzed data from 287 mother-child pairs in Mexico City that were part of the Early Life Exposures in Mexico to Environmental Toxicants (ELEMENT) project, which recruited pregnant women from 1994 to 2005 and has continued to follow the women and their children ever since.

The research team analyzed urine samples that had been taken from mothers during pregnancy and from their children between six and 12 years of age to reconstruct personal measures of fluoride exposure for both mother and...

00:15

UN Endorsed California Governor Jerry Brown Expected to Decriminalize HIV+ Blood Donors "IndyWatch Feed Health"

According to Governor Browns website, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. was named Special Advisor for States and Regions ahead of this years United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23) by the Prime Minister of Fiji Frank Bainimarama incoming president of COP 23 today at a ceremony where Fiji became the latest government to Continue reading UN Endorsed California Governor Jerry Brown Expected to Decriminalize HIV+ Blood Donors

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00:15

Expressive Portraits Reveal the Quirky Human-Like Qualities of Different Dogs "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Pet Photography

Ask any dog owner and theyll tell you that their pooch has a dynamic personality. Pet photographers prove this, time and again, with portraits that reflect the idiosyncrasies of an individual canine. In a single picture, they capture their subtle expressionsincluding fuzzy furrowed brows, inquisitive head tilts, and happy wagging tongues. The creative married duo Alexander Khokhlov and Veronica Ershova carry on this tradition with their project called The Dog Show, in which they reveal the human-like qualities of different pups.

Just like in photos of humans, the pairs custom dog portraits represent a wide variety of characteristics. Some wear a big toothy grin while others appear more pensive with a skeptical look on their face. There are somber pooches, beauty queens, and even a sly charmer who has a great wink. Set against a colorful backdrop, these photos feel fresh and look stylish.

You cant help but view these portraits and compare them to people you knowas well as yourself. This aspect is part of the joy of The Dog Show; not only do you get to see adorable canines, but you play a game of imagining who they are in your life.

Photographer Alexander Khokhlov and his wife Veronica Ershova show off the personalities of pups with their series of custom dog portraits.

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00:14

CBS: Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study says "IndyWatch Feed Health"

A recent study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, to date the largest and longest study evaluating fluoride exposure and its impact on the developing brain, found that increased levels of prenatal fluoride exposure might be associated with lower cognitive function in children. RELATED ARTICLE: Fluoridated Water Linked to 30% More Hypothyroidism The study evaluated,

00:02

Gritty photographs of a German dive bar "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

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Anders Petersen was eighteen when he traveled from his home in Sweden to Hamburgs red light district the Reeperbahn. He wanted to escape his upbringing, shed his comfortable bourgeois skin and try on another to see how it felt....

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23:58

H.R. Pufnstuf, Witchiepoo & other homages to Sid & Marty Krofft in the Krofft Super Art Show "IndyWatch Feed Arts"


A painting by artist Matthew Bone in the Krofft Super Art Show.
 
Im pretty sure that most of our readers over the age of 40 are familiar with the work of Sid & Marty Krofft. The brothers were responsible for bringing strange, and sometimes psychedelic...

23:57

ZLoadr is Looking to Reshape the News and Media Publishing World "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Regardless of how one feels about U.S. President Donald Trumps incessant need to criticize the mainstream media, the worlds own views do not appear to be that far off. A September 2016 Gallup poll revealed that only 32% of Americans had a fair amount of trust for the media. Some six months later, a March Continue reading ZLoadr is Looking to Reshape the News and Media Publishing World

The post ZLoadr is Looking to Reshape the News and Media Publishing World appeared first on NEWSBTC.

23:54

Crowd wisdom investments the future in your hands "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

CrowdWiz is the first of its kind, self-governed investment ecosystem, aiming to reshape todays financial industry by combining the latest blockchain technologies and the concept of crowd wisdom. Built on the Ethereum blockchain, our technology will make financial services safer, smarter and accessible. Investors will benefit from them in a new, transparent way, and will be Continue reading Crowd wisdom investments the future in your hands

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23:54

The new Canon G1X III will be announced in October "IndyWatch Feed Photography"

Canon will launch the new G1X III in October. Unconfirmed specs rumores so far: 24mp APS-C Sensor (The PowerShot G1 X Mark II was 1.5 sensor) Dual Pixel AF DIGIC 7 24-120mm lens (35mm equivalent) via CanonRumors

The post The new Canon G1X III will be announced in October appeared first on mirrorlessrumors.

23:53

Coal mining devastates villages and cultural heritage in Australias Hunter Valley "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

In Australias Hunter Valley the coal mining industry is devastating local villages and precious Aboriginal heritage, and three people who have been campaigning against mine expansion in the area face possible seven-year jail sentences under New South Wales new anti-protest legislation.

The valley is a stunningly beautiful area that is one of Australias main wine-producing regions, with a viticultural history dating back to the early 1800s, but the local town of Mudgee now has three coal mines on its doorstep Wilpinjong, Moolarben, and Ulan and one more mine is planned at nearby Bylong.

The local landscape is now dominated by mine pits and mining infrastructure. The ecosystem has been irreparably damaged, local wildlife have lost vital habitat, and the owners of Wilpinjong have run roughshod over local peoples lives and livelihoods.

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23:52

Yarn Pumpkins Using Balloons "IndyWatch Feed Craft"

Yarn Pumpkins Using Balloons Just love this time of year I know, in denial that Summer is OVER but hey, Fall, or Autumn as we call it in London brings us so much loveliness like these Pumkins made from yarn! We spotted these over on  onelittleproject.com and cant wait to get making! If

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23:46

Rik Mayall & Adrian Edmondson of The Young Ones beating the shit out of each other on Bottom "IndyWatch Feed Arts"


Actors and real-life BFFs, the late Rik Mayall and Adrian Ade Edmondson from their other television show, Bottom.
 
If you love Dangerous Minds, then its a safe bet that you are also fans of the much loved UK cult-comedy, The Young Ones. If you agree with that, then you are truly one...

23:43

Canadian Study Claims Autism-Aluminum Adjuvant Link Confirmed "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Two weeks ago, a French study raised concerns regarding the aluminum used in vaccines. Concerns about its [aluminum adjuvants] safety emerged following recognition of its unexpectedly long-lasting biopersistence within immune cells in some individuals, and...

The post Canadian Study Claims Autism-Aluminum Adjuvant Link Confirmed appeared first on Vaxxter.

23:39

Deaf Dog Who Spent Years On Streets Is So Happy To Finally Have A Family "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Solo had lived on the streets of Los Angeles his entire life. When he was around 11 years old, he finally got too old and sick to run around the streets with the other dogs, and so he wandered onto a random womans porch and decided to stay there until someone came to help him. 

The woman noticed the scared senior dog, living on her porch all alone, and decided to name him Solovino, which is Spanish for "he came alone." After a few days had passed and Solo was still living on her porch, the woman contacted Rocket Dog Rescue, which agreed to take him in and flew him out to San Francisco. 

Credit: Facebook/John W Breckenridge

After arriving at the rescue, Solo was placed in a foster home, and stayed with various fosters for a year and a half. He was adopted out a few different times, but each and every time he was returned. No one could understand why the sweet dog couldnt find a home that would stick, until finally, Carol Messina came across his picture online. 

Credit: Carol Messina

As soon as I saw his face on their site, I wanted to love him, Messina, Solos new mom, told The Dodo. Then I saw that his name was Solovino, and being a HUGE 'Star Wars' fan (I have a cat with a 'Star Wars' name as well) I immediately thought, Well, his name is Solo! Come to find out, that's what his foster dad had been calling him! I knew it was fate. Then when I met him and saw how sad he was, I knew he was going to stay with me forever no matter what. 

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23:38

Childrens IQ Could Be Lowered By Mothers Drinking Tap Water While Pregnant "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Adding fluoride to public drinking water for dental purposes has been controversial since the practice first began in 1945, and the latest findings are sure to stir that pot yet again. A new study suggests that prenatal exposure to this chemical may affect cognitive abilities and that children born to mothers exposed to high amounts of fluoride could have lower IQs.

The study, published Tuesday in Environmental Health Perspectives, found an association between lower intelligence and prenatal fluoride exposure in 299 mother-child pairs in Mexico. The team measured fluoride levels from mothers via urine samples and followed up on their children until they were between 6 and 12 years old. Even when other possible factors were taken into account, such as exposure to other chemicals, results continually showed that higher prenatal fluoride exposure was linked to lower scores on tests of cognitive function in children at age 4 and then again between 6 and 12.

Although the study accurately measured how much fluoride was in each mothers urine samples, it could not pin down the exact amount of fluoride the children had been exposed to. Thats because pregnancy can change how certain substances are secreted in urine. However, the team estimates that these levels of exposure are not exceptionally high.

If you just assume for the moment that fluoride in the urine of pregnant women is the same as it is in nonpregnant women, then these levels are a bit higherbut not hugely higherthan that seen in general population samples in North America, lead study author Dr. Howard Hu, who studies environmental health at the University of Toronto, tells Newsweek.

The mothers in this study did not have fluoride added to their water. Rather, they ingested fluoride from natural sources or through fluoridated salt and supplements. In Mexico, fluoridated salt is the main way that women get salt into their diet, says Hu, unlike in the U.S., where fluoridated water is the main avenue.

The data could renew the debate about the safety of adding fluoride to tap water, in part because experts have not been quick to dismiss the findings. This is a very well-conducted study, and it raises serious concerns about fluoride supplementation in water, says Dr. Leonardo Trasande, a pediatrician who studies potential links between environmental exposures and health problems at New York University Langone Health. (He was not involved in the new study.)

Trasande emphasizes that the levels of fluoride seen among the mothers in this study are slightly higher than what would be expected in U.S., based on current fluoride supplementation levels. However, he also explains that...

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Subtle, (and not so subtle) socks that tell everyone around you to fuck off "IndyWatch Feed Arts"


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While Im a huge fan of the word fuck, its not always as easy to slip it into conversation as Id like it to be. Whats more is that the word, or the phrase fuck...

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What Is Success? How Do You Define It? (Video) "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"


(Jeremy McDonald) Inspired by what I saw on social media today and taking a journey around to different parks. I started to ponder what is success? I take a few minutes to discuss this...
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Dubai City Walk Landlords to Welcome Bitcoin Rent Payments Come October "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Using Bitcoin for everyday purchases or bills remains a bit difficult. Most service providers do not accept Bitcoin payments directly or indirectly. Over in Dubai, you will soon be able to pay rent with BTC. Property and real estate brokers at City Walk will enable Bitcoin as a payment method for rent. This is a Continue reading Dubai City Walk Landlords to Welcome Bitcoin Rent Payments Come October

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Maker Pro News: Maker Health at Maker Faire, Pebble Founders Comeback, and More "IndyWatch Feed Diy"

Prior to World Maker Faire New York, you will want to take a look at these maker pros and what they've been up to. Some will be at the Faire.

Read more on MAKE

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Blockchain Truce? Putin's Internet Adviser Calls for US-Russia Cooperation "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Collaboration, not competition: that's the message an advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin is putting forward in a new interview.

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Indivisible: With Justice for Some by Troy Grice "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

This book was made available to you here by the good folks at Prepper Press you might also be interested in reading the sequel to this book Come and Take It or some of the other great offering that youll find on their site.

This is chapter one each subsequent chapter will be posted here every Tuesday until the book is completed

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Maiden Lane was an Assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury but in addition to that, she was a woman of high-percentile physical attractiveness. A slender, tightly-curved woman of...

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Revisiting Cold War Ruins in Our New Era of Nuclear Dread "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Phillip Buehler, (Un)thinkable (courtesy the artist)Phil Buehler, Complex 34, Cape Canaveral (1998) (courtesy the artist)

For 25 years, Phil Buehler has photographed ruins of the Cold War, from geometric lines of stored military planes in Arizona, to the weathered fallout shelter sign on the Bronx grammar school where he once practiced duck and cover drills in the midst of the Cuban Missile Crisis. 

Those signs are still on thousands and thousands of public schools and buildings, and once you start thinking about them, you start noticing them everywhere, Buehler told Hyperallergic. In fact, theres one on the school right across the street from the gallery. That gallery is Front Room Gallery on the Lower East Side, where his photographs of abandoned silos, bunkers, and other Cold War relics are on view in (UN)THINKABLE.

Phillip Buehler, (Un)thinkable (courtesy the artist)Phil Buehler, Fallout Shelter (courtesy the artist)

Along with shots inside a shadowy Nike missile bunker near a New York City beach, a view to the sky from Complex 34 at Cape Canaveral built to prove American might in the Space Race, and an ominous row of Titan II missiles, the exhibition features a red telephone. Pick up the receiver, and visitors hear both John F. Kennedys 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis speech and Donald T...

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Jeff Berwick: IS THIS THE END OF BITCOIN? (Video) "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Jeff Berwick: IS THIS THE END OF BITCOIN? Video Silver Doctors China is shutting down cryptocurrency exchanges and outlawing initial coin offerings. But Chinas attack on cryptocurrencies will not succeed, Dollar Vigilante Jeff Berwick tells Silver Doctors. As long...

The post Jeff Berwick: IS THIS THE END OF BITCOIN? (Video) appeared first on The Daily Coin.

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US Jets Dropped Live Bombs On Korean Peninsula In Massive Show Of Force "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

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Its becoming apparent that the United States is getting frustrated with the continued nuclear tests done by North Korea. And to prove it, they dropped live bombs on the Korean Peninsula.

The Pentagon deployed a formation of 14 bombers and fighters over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday. This blatant show of force also included South Korean and Japanese aircraft. This most recent deployment of jets was in response to a missile launched over Japan on Thursday. The missile was the cause for much concern in Japan, and warnings were sent out to those who live on the island.

The warplanes were dispatched after North Korea launched a ballistic missile over northern Japan on Thursdaytriggering a widespread emergency alert for those who call the region home. Two Air Force B-1B bombers from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam and four Marine Corps F-35B fighters from Iwakuni, Japan, combined with four South Korean F-15K fighters and four F-2 Japanese fighters, U.S. defense officials said. Washington Post

The U.S. and Japanese jets flew in formation over waters near Kyushu, Japan, a southern portion of the country that is the closest major island to the Korean Peninsula. The aircraft used live bombs to carry out a simulated attack on the Pilsung training range in South Korea, a few dozen miles from the demilitarized zone separating the North and South.

If North Korea keeps on with this reckless behavior, if the United States has to defend itself or defend its allies in any way, North Korea will be destroyed, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told CNN in an interview that aired Sunday. And we all know that, and none of us want that. Haley also commented that should the U.S. thoroughly exhaust diplomatic options, then all military options are on the table.

This newest show of...

US Jets Dropped Live Bombs On North Korea In Massive Show Of Force "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

jetbomb

Its becoming apparent that the United States is getting frustrated with the continued nuclear tests done by North Korea.  And to prove it, they dropped live bombs on the Korean Peninsula.

The Pentagon deployed a formation of 14 bombers and fighters over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday.  This blatant show of force also included South Korean and Japanese aircraft.  This most recent deployment of jets was in response to a missile launched over Japan on Thursday.  The missile was the cause for much concern in Japan, and warnings were sent out to those who live on the island.

The warplanes were dispatched after North Korea launched a ballistic missile over northern Japan on Thursdaytriggering a widespread emergency alert for those who call the region home. Two Air Force B-1B bombers from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam and four Marine Corps F-35B fighters from Iwakuni, Japan, combined with four South Korean F-15K fighters and four F-2 Japanese fighters, U.S. defense officials said. Washington Post

The U.S. and Japanese jets flew in formation over waters near Kyushu, Japan, a southern portion of the country that is the closest major island to the Korean Peninsula.  The aircraft used live bombs to carry out a simulated attack on the Pilsung training range in South Korea, a few dozen miles from the demilitarized zone separating the North and South.

If North Korea keeps on with this reckless behavior, if the United States has to defend itself or defend its allies in any way, North Korea will be destroyed, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told CNN in an interview that aired Sunday. And we all know that, and none of us want that. Haley also commented that should the U.S. thoroughly exhaust diplomatic options, then all military options are on the table.

This newest show...

US Jets Dropped Live Bombs Next To Korean Peninsula In Massive Show Of Force "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

jetbomb

Its becoming apparent that the United States is getting frustrated with the continued nuclear tests done by North Korea. And to prove it, they dropped live bombs on the Korean Peninsula.

The Pentagon deployed a formation of 14 bombers and fighters over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday. This blatant show of force also included South Korean and Japanese aircraft. This most recent deployment of jets was in response to a missile launched over Japan on Thursday. The missile was the cause for much concern in Japan, and warnings were sent out to those who live on the island.

The warplanes were dispatched after North Korea launched a ballistic missile over northern Japan on Thursdaytriggering a widespread emergency alert for those who call the region home. Two Air Force B-1B bombers from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam and four Marine Corps F-35B fighters from Iwakuni, Japan, combined with four South Korean F-15K fighters and four F-2 Japanese fighters, U.S. defense officials said. Washington Post

The U.S. and Japanese jets flew in formation over waters near Kyushu, Japan, a southern portion of the country that is the closest major island to the Korean Peninsula. The aircraft used live bombs to carry out a simulated attack on the Pilsung training range in South Korea, a few dozen miles from the demilitarized zone separating the North and South.

If North Korea keeps on with this reckless behavior, if the United States has to defend itself or defend its allies in any way, North Korea will be destroyed, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told CNN in an interview that aired Sunday. And we all know that, and none of us want that. Haley also commented that should the U.S. thoroughly exhaust diplomatic options, then all military options are on the table.

This newest show of force comes as President Trump prepared to deliver remarks for the first time today at the United Nations General Assembly....

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Spheris, Decentralized Platform for Efficient App Distribution "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

The blockchain technology is nowadays being put to use in various innovative solutions. Spheris is one such platform that is implementing the cryptocurrency technology for decentralized application acquisition purposes. Dedicated to the software developers, the platform allows them to expand the user base and maximize earnings by reaching out to new markets and removing the Continue reading Spheris, Decentralized Platform for Efficient App Distribution

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Racism is Racism: Lets Call it What it Is. "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Racism is racism until it's a thing that no one remembers.

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21 totally fictional Sega games thatll make you laugh and wish they were real "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

SegaCDgames is a new Twitter account that posts parody Sega box art.

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Category 5 Hurricane "Maria" hits Dominica, Puerto Rico bracing for catastrophic impact "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

The eye of Category 5 Hurricane "Maria" was raging across Dominica for more than 2 hours on September 19, 2017, as the strongest storm to hit Dominica ever. It hit the country's southeast regions about 01:00 UTC (21:00 local time) with maximum...... Read more

First orangutan birth in Aceh reserve gives hope for survival of species "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

The first baby orangutan was born at the Pinus Jantho Nature Reserve in Sumatra, a sign that the species might survive the global extinction crisis now underway. Jantho serves as one of two release sites for the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP), a nonprofit that rehabilitates the apes kept as pets or driven into conflict with humans. Previously devoid of orangutans, the reserve now holds an entirely new population of the critically endangered primates. During a patrol, SOCP staff and government officials spotted an adult female orangutan carrying the newborn. We really werent expecting to see this little guy when we went to Jantho the other day, it was a real surprise, and a real treat! Sapto Aji Prabowo, head of the Natural Resources Conservation Agencys (BKSDA) branch in Aceh province, said in a statement. The infant, a boy, was subsequently named Masen after the Ulu Masen Ecosystem, where Jantho is located. Marconi, a female adult Sumatran orangutan, and her newborn son, Masen, at the Jantho reserve in Sumatra. Photo courtesy of the SOCP. Masens birth marks the start of what may grow into a new population of orangutans unfamiliar with the trauma of captivity. After several years of hard work, by the whole team in Jantho, we are finally seeing the results, Mukhlisin, manager of the Jantho site, said in a statement. [Masen] gives all of us new hope that we really can prevent the extinction of these amazing creatures. Farther south, Bukit Tigapuluh National Park holds Sumatras other

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Shocking: How the cost of everyday groceries has risen in the past 12 months "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

This new infographic from the Office for National Statistics shows just how much the cost of your weekly shop has risen in the last year.

The post Shocking: How the cost of everyday groceries has risen in the past 12 months appeared first on The Poke.

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Backed by Civil Rights Genius Dr. Cornel West, Tribes Defy Storm, Bureaucracy & Deliver Name Change Declaration to Yellowstone "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

Tribal leaders enter Yellowstone Park

Published September 19, 2017

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK  I stand in strong solidarity with you and my indigenous brothers and sisters in your demands to change the names in Yellowstone from war criminals to humane and freedom-loving people! Dr. Cornel West informed Chief Stan Grier, a message sent for tribal leaders on the eve of their unity protest in Yellowstone. That Harvard professor Dr. West, once described by President Obama as a genius, a public intellectual, a preacher, an oracle and the most exciting black American scholar ever by critics, has publicly supported Tribal Nations efforts to change the names of proponents and exponents of indigenous genocide in Yellowstone, suggests the traction and profile the issue is gaining.

Despite a winter storm warning, three of Yellowstones five entrances being closed due to snow, and a last-minute change to an indoor from outdoor venue, before tribal leaders presentations could begin in Gardiner, Montana on Saturday, additional chairs had to be provided for attendees. Of the sixteen tribal leaders present, Grier, Chief of the Piikani Nation of the Blackfoot Confederacy, was first to speak. Grier used the Blackfoot Confederacys rights from the 1851 Fort Laramie Treaty and 1855 Lame Bull Treaty to reemphasize the Piikanis standing in Yellowstone.

Our ancestors knew this area intimately. We used to collect our red and black paints here. We collected medicines here. Like our Cheyenne brothers, we were taught curing ways by the sacred grizzly in this area. We held vision quests here, he explained. So well did we know this...

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Article defending colonialism draws rebuke, journal defends choice to publish "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Facing a volley of criticism for publishing an essay that called for a return to colonialism, a journal editor has defended his decision to print the article. The Case for Colonialism, published Sept. 8 in Third World Quarterly (TWQ), was written by Bruce Gilley, a professor of political science at Portland State University. For an []

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sewing: adorn cotton lawn hadley top "IndyWatch Feed Craft"

This post was written by Alli of MorePleaseThankYou.

My personal uniform for work is a tank top, skirt, and cardigan, so I was excited when Grainline Studio released their Hadley top, which can be made sleeveless with any of the mix-and-match fronts and backs. Read on for all the info about my Adorn cotton lawn Hadley top.

I chose to sew a size 6, which matched up with my upper bust measurement, and I folded the dart out completely. (On a side note, I noticed that the dart legs on view B are further apart than the dart legs on view A. How interesting!)

I liked the high-low hem to begin with, but an additional benefit was that even if I was overly aggressive in taking the dart out completely, its not too noticeable since its meant to be a high-low hem! ;D

Speaking of the hem, I LOVE deep, faced hems!

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Recommended: Binker and Moses Journey To The Mountain Of Forever "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

  Theres a fascinating interplay between the two discs that comprise the newest recording by the duo of Binker & Moses.  At its heart, this entirety of Journey To The Mountain Of Forever is a duo recording between tenor saxophonist Binker Golding and drummer Moses Boyd.  But this particular heart is big and its blood []

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Autism Birthday Agony: Attitude Adjusted "IndyWatch Feed Fertility"

September 19, 2017 As my sons birthday rolls around again this year, I am reminded of the mindset I had just two years ago when Shia turned five. I woke up heavy hearted on his fifth birthday.  I remember being Continue reading

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22:30

Edible Innovations: 7 Food Makers Coming to Maker Faire New York "IndyWatch Feed Diy"

You'll want to check out these seven food makers at 2017's World Maker Faire New York. Each will be bringing their projects to the Faire.

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22:30

Climate change not as threatening to planet as previously thought, new research suggests "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

By Henry Bodkin 18 September 2017 7:15pm From The Telegraph Climate change poses less of an immediate threat to the planet than previously thought because scientists got their modelling wrong, a new study has found. New research by British scientists reveals the world is being polluted and warming up less quickly than 10-year-old forecasts

22:29

Climate change not as threatening to planet as previously thought, new research suggests "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Guest post by David Middleton Eureka!  Gorebal Warming is now not worse than previously thought By Henry Bodkin 18 SEPTEMBER 2017 7:15PM Climate change poses less of an immediate threat to the planet than previously thought because scientists got their modelling wrong, a new study has found. New research by British scientists reveals the

22:24

Bitcoin Price Watch; Keeping Cool As Things Recover "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

So it hasnt been perfect and hasnt happened quite as quickly as we might have hoped, but the bitcoin price now looking like its starting to pick up some upside traction. At the end of last week, with a number of disappointing fundamental developments weighing on price, we went entirely sure when the correction was Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Keeping Cool As Things Recover

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22:13

Vier Tage lang Musik und Kunst auf dem Reeperbahn Festival (Tickets gewinnen) "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Diese Woche startet das Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg und lst fr vier Tage das Standard-Programm auf der Reeperbahn durch Konzerte an ungewhnlichen Orten und Kunst ab. Wir haben 3 sehenswerte Kunstempfehlungen fr das Wochenende und schicken euch mit etwas Glck zum Festival. Es ist wieder soweit. Das Reeperbahn Festival steht vor der Tr und unterbricht das Tagesgeschft rund um die Reeperbahn ab Mittwoch fr vier Tage mit vielen guten Konzerten, interessanten Konferenzen, spannenden Ausstellungen und Kunst im ffentlichen Raum. Konzert in der St. Pauli Kirche (2016) Foto: Reeperbahn Festival / Florian Trykowski Vom 20. bis 23. treffen sich Musikfans, Musiker und die internationale Musikbranche in St. Pauli und das Gebiet rund um die Reeperbahn wird zur zentralen Anlaufstelle fr Musik, Kunst und Popkultur. Schon seit ein paar Jahren hat sich das Reeperbahn Festival so zu deutschlands grtem Clubfestival und wichtigstes Branchentreff gemausert. Das Festival ist aber vor allem immer wieder ein guter Anlass, sich tolle Konzerte in kleinen und ungewhnlichen Locations anzugucken, bevor die gleichen Bands dann oftmals ein Jahr spter in den groen und langweiligen Konzerthallen spielen. Kunst-Performance Cooper Copter (2016) Foto: Reeperbahn Festival / Josczok Das Reeperbahn Festival steht aber nicht nur fr Musik, sondern hat sich mit den Jahren auch zu einem interessanten Spielfeld fr bildende Kunst und Kunst im ffentlichen Raum entwickelt. Im ...

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22:10

Only in Arizona: How Smart Contract Clarity Is Winning Over Startups "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Arizona legislators are turning the state into a blockchain hub by making smart contracts legally binding, and startups are taking the bait.

22:03

Satoshis Best Kept Secret: Why is There a 1 MB Limit to Bitcoin Block Size "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Origins of Bitcoins Scaling Crisis Lie in Unforeseen Consequences of Past Decisions.

21:49

Toys R Us bankruptcy means parents will have to take their kids somewhere else to cry when they dont get what they want "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

Parents across the US and Canada may been left without a place to take their children to have tantrums after Toys R Us has filed for bankruptcy.

The company, which has nearly 1,600 stores in North America has struggled against larger rivals such as Amazon.

The online experience simply isnt the same, said one worried parent.

Having my kids throw a shitfit in front of a laptop when I refuse to buy them things off Amazon I cant afford just isnt the same as watching them have a complete meltdown in giant shed full of expensive toys that I cant afford.

The generous acoustics of the average branch of Toys R Us lend their hysterical shrieking an almost cathedral-like quality.

Other parents were able to relate to the companys financial problems.

Being saddled with enormous long-term debt is exactly what happens to me when I visit Toys R Us at Christmas.

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21:34

The Largest Glaciers in the Rocky Mountains are Melting Faster "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Research on top of the Dinwoody Glacier

SCIENCE The Rockies largest glaciers are melting with little fanfare

From an Article by Benjamin Storrow, E & E News, September 13, 2017

WIND RIVER RANGE, Wyo. Here at the roof of the Continental Divide, one of the Rocky Mountains largest glaciers is in retreat.

A new world is emerging in the wake of the receding ice. In a vast, glacially carved basin, where towering spires of granite dominate the skyline, a small colony of stunted Engelmann spruce has taken up residence in a pile of rocky debris, some 500 feet above the tree line. Bees flit among the yellow mountain asters dotting the boulder field at the glaciers base. Grass grows along a stream where there was, until recently, only snow and ice.

Its a different place today, Darran Wells, an outdoor education professor at Central Wyoming College, observed from a research camp near the base of the Dinwoody Glacier on a recent evening. A regular visitor to the glacier over the last two decades, Wells offered a succinct take on its evolution over his nightly meal, a dehydrated serving of shepards potato stew with beef.

Every year, more grass, less snow, he said.

The largest concentration of glaciers in the American Rocky Mountains are melting, unseen, in this remote corner of Wyoming. More than 100 glaciers cover about 10,000 acres in the Wind River Range, according to a recent study by researchers at Portland State University. No American mountain range outside Alaska and Washington is covered in more ice.

The Wind River glaciers remain some of the least understood ice sheets in North America. Researchers dont have a firm grasp on the amount of water locked away in the alpine ice, and estimates of how much they contribute to local streams vary widely.

Answering those questions requires penetrating a rugged wilderness nearly the size of Rhode Island and climbing to elevations between 11,000 feet and 13,800 feet, where the glaciers hug the crest of the Continental Divide.

Today, a growing number of scientists are pushing into the backcountry to understand these icy reservoirs. Their concern: The Wind River glaciers are retreating just when Wyoming needs them most.

If you havent had proximity to these glaciers,...

21:30

Wayne Rooney Sentenced to 100 Hours of Playing Up Front for Everton "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

 

In a harsh sentence handed down today for drink-driving, Wayne Rooney was ordered to help those less fortunate in society and received 100 hours of community service to be served playing up front for Everton. Its a big come-down for the former England skipper, although he will be relieved he has been allowed to keep his b*llocks by wife Coleen.

Rooney expressed his remorse at being caught drink-driving and promised that next time he did it, he would try his very best not to get caught.

Prosecutors had been pushing for a harsher punishment to send out a strong signal and asked the Judge to transfer him to Crystal Palace, but the Judge declined feeling that would amount to cruel and unusual punishment. He felt nearly two seasons of playing for the Toffees was harsh enough as it was. Passing sentence, the Judge noted: 90 minutes of solitary confinement up front every Saturday for Everton, forced to live off modest scraps, will give him plenty of time to reflect on what he has lost.

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21:30

Ethereum's Next Hard Fork Is Now Officially Being Tested "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

The testing of a forthcoming ethereum upgrade is now underway, with the process expected to last up to three weeks.

21:22

Handcrafted Japanese Shop Signs Perfected the Art of Advertising "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

A 19th-century kattamen kanban for a sake brewer

Its a centuries-old art form that is little known today: the handmade street signs of Japan that once lined commercial streets, long before the era of the neon sign. Known as kanban, these ancient advertisements were highly specific, not only in terms of the goods they marketed, but also in terms of their designs and messages. Shop owners often commissioned professional artisans known as kanban-shi to craft them, at times splurging more on a calligraphy specialist to spell out their businesses names in beautiful characters. The signs promoted everything from sake to wigs to laxative pills for a healthy stomach.

Late-19th-century sage kanban for pipe shop

About 60 examples of kanban are currently on view at San Diegos Mingei International Museum in an exhibition curated by Alan Scott Pate. Produced largely during the Edo and Meiji eras, at the time these signs were regarded less as artworks than as functional placards, but collectors began preserving them as early as the late 19th century, and many are now in museum collections.

There were once kanban to represent almost every trade, carefully crafted before the arrival of modern materials like the shiny metals and neon that gradually r...

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Knstler verwandelt Billboards in der Stadt in bunte Popsicles "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Der Street Artist Vlady, auch bekannt unter dem Namen VladyArt, hat sich in der finnischen Stadt Turku die Werbeplakate im ffentlichen Raumvorgenommen. Fr die Intervention JCDecaux Ice Lolly hat der italienische Knstler Billboards in der Stadt in bunte Popsicles (Eis am Stil) transformiert. Stoffberzge, die genau auf die Gre der Billboards angepasst wurden, verdecken die Werbeflchen und verwandeln sie so in Installationen in Form von bunten Eis am Stil. Die JCDecaux Group ist einer der grten Outdoormedien-Werbefirmen und betreibt Billboards in vielen Stdten der Welt. Mit der Aktion JCDecaux Ice Lolly mchte der Knstler Vlady auf die Omniprsenz von Werbung und visuelle Monopolstellungen groer Firmen im ffentlichen Raum aufmerksam machen. Die cleveren und friedliche Intervention nutzt dafr die vorhandene Werbe-Infrastruktur in der Stadt und verwandelt Werbeflchen in Kunst. All Pictures by courtesy of the artist Um auf dem Laufenden ber die Arbeit von Vlady zu bleiben, folgt ihm auf Facebook oder besucht die Website des Knstlers.

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21:12

Please Quit Staring at Me While Im Trying to Bartend "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

OK look, I know youre all here because theres a show tonight, and youre so excited about whatever lame band youve overpaid to see, but some of us have jobs to do. So could you please stop staring at me while Im trying to bartend?

Seriously, dude. All night youve been down at that end of the bar mean-mugging me. I mean, what the fuck? Ive got a lot going on tonight. What gives you the right to stare at me like Im some piece of meat? Didnt your parents ever teach you that its rude to stare? Youre acting like a goddamn creep.

There are a lot of ladies at the bar, a lot of friends to hook up with shots, and I just dont have the patience to deal with a bunch of you snotty kids that wanna leer at me all night just because I dont like whatever stupid popcore band is playing. You think its easy being the only bartender working tonight? No, its extremely stressful actually, and youre only adding to it with your shit.

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Maybe you have a problem with me? Is that it? If you have a problem, you shouldve said something to me when I was outside smoking a cigarette a few minutes ago. Or right before that when I was sitting over there eating chicken fingers. Or before that when I flat out disappeared for a while.

Do you realize that in the time Ive been over here talking to you about a dozen other people came to the bar looking for a drink? No, I bet youre so oblivious you didnt even notice. So Im really sorry, but I dont have the time to horse around and figure out what kind of game youre playing. Some of us have work to do.  

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Now You Can Even Add Images to Your Comments: Share Your Work! "IndyWatch Feed Craft"

Regular readers and especially those who comment often (we LOOOVE comments and so do our readers) may have noticed that we recently added a new feature to the so-sew-easy.com website. You can now easily attach images to your comments on so-sew-easy.com.  Files types supported are standard .jpg, .gif and .png Continue reading

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Declassified Docs Also Attest the Fuhrer Was Alive and Well in Argentina in the 1950s (Picture Included) "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

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Declassified CIA files show that in 1955, an informant boasted about meeting with Adolf Hitler in Colombia, and provided pictures of himself with the Fuhrer over 10 years after the Fuhrers suicide.
Source: VeteransToday.com via http://humansarefree.com

20:54

Bitmoney.eu expanding outside of EU by adding POLi payment method for New Zealand and Australian customers "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

It is only a matter of time now before cryptocurrencies become completely mainstream. Bitcoin is far more advanced when compared to other cryptocurrencies. Bitmoney.eu, an online bitcoin-purchasing platform, is looking to be at the very front of this shift towards a crypto-economy. Bitcoin is a secure and private way to hold money while also guaranteeing Continue reading Bitmoney.eu expanding outside of EU by adding POLi payment method for New Zealand and Australian customers

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20:49

Heres why right-wing Christians think they are Americas most persecuted "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

Long before the Catholic Church made saints out of martyrs, a myriad of texts encouraged believers to embrace suffering or persecution.

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FIRE-EARTH E-E ALERTS 091901 "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

All Groups FIRE-EARTH E-E ALERTS 091901 [Issued by FIRE-EARTH Science Team.] Details via FIRE-EARTH PULSARS.  Filed under: News Alert Tagged: 091901, E-E ALERTS, FIRE-EARTH Alerts, FIRE-EARTH E-E ALERT, FIRE-EARTH PULSARS, FIRE-EARTH Science

20:33

New Tool to Assess Usefulness of Clinical Guidelines "IndyWatch Feed Health"

From Medical Xpress: A new tool, G-TRUST (the Guideline Trustworthiness, Relevance, and Utility Scoring Tool) has been developed to help clinicians assess the usefulness of clinical guidelines in their treatment of patients.

In every medical specialty, physicians are required to review multiple sets of practice guidelines to determine their usefulness for a specific patients treatment. Such tools are often developed primarily for research and further guideline development rather than direct clinical application, said first and corresponding author Allen Shaughnessy, Pharm.D., M.Med.Ed., professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and fellowship director of the Tufts University Family Medicine Residency Program at Cambridge Health Alliance.

As an aid to practicing clinicians, the research team developed a straightforward eight-point tool for scoring clinical guidelines to assess their usefulness that can be applied in a clinical setting.

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20:32

Lawsuit Over a Suicide Points to a Risk of Antidepressants "IndyWatch Feed Health"

From The New York Times: The recent trial of Wendy Dolin, whose husband died of suicide after starting the antidepressant paroxetine, demonstrates our need for more understanding and awareness of the risks of antidepressants.

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20:31

APA to Release Guidelines for Fat-Shaming Kids for Profit "IndyWatch Feed Health"

From Ravishly: The American Psychological Association has released a draft of their Clinical Practice Guideline for the Behavioral Treatment of Obesity and Overweight in Children and Adolescents. These guidelines promote fat-shaming and sizeism directed at young people and could potentially lead to disordered eating and trauma.

these guidelines dont appear to have anything to do with helping people who need psychological treatment. It seems to me that somebody finally told the APA how much money the fat phobia industry makes for those who claim (however dubiously) that they can make fat people thin and, despite what well soon find is an astounding lack of evidence, the APA and its members want their piece of that anti-obesity money pie.

They acknowledge that there is tremendous stigma directed toward kids with larger bodies, but they are using that to back up their assertion that fat kids should get treatment to become thin. So the APA is basically suggesting that fat kids acquiesce to their bullies. As a queer woman, I see this logic and wonder if they are suggesting that queer kids who get bullied have reparative therapy to try to become straight (which, like weight loss attempts, is highly unlikely to work and can do physical and mental harm).

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20:30

Proof of Space: BitTorrent Creator Publishes Eco-Friendly Mining Paper "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

BitTorrent developer Bram Cohen has published a white paper setting out an eco-friendly alternative to bitcoin's proof-of-work process.

20:30

Navajo Nation Creating Navajo Managed Care Organization "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez and President Russell Begaye

Published September 19, 2017

WINDOW ROCK The Office of the President and Vice President (OPVP) has been working on creating an entity that will offer Medicaid managed care services to Navajo tribal members, along with other Native American tribes, under New Mexicos Centennial Care 2.0 Program.

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye met with New Mexico state and federal government officials to begin the process of establishing a Navajo-owned managed care organization (MCO) as part of the Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) 1115 demonstration waiver.

Creating a Navajo MCO will change the healthcare landscape of the Navajo Nation, President Begaye said. It will provide Medicaid benefits, services and support that enhance our current IHS healthcare and P.L.638 healthcare. We hope to improve quality and preventative care by being able to track the health care history of each Navajo Medicaid patient throughout the course of their lives.

The design of the Navajo MCO is based on a federal provision which acknowledges the sovereign right of American Indian tribes and Alaskan Natives to establish managed care services for their members.

Fee-for-service will remain an option for New Mexico Medicaid recipients. However, the Navajo MCO will be an option that takes into account the unique practical, financial and cultural needs of Native Americans.

In many situations, tribal members are referred to health care providers in cities that are hours away from their homes.  This results in millions of dollars in health care leaving the Navajo Nation that could be reinvested into improving health care systems for the Navajo people.

The Navajo MCO will be able to design specific value-added services that go above and beyond traditional fee-for-service Medicaid benefits. Value-added services will address Navajo Medicaid member needs like traditional healing, transportation, care coordination, home health care, community services and supports, telehealth and other benefits that will be designed with input from tribal leadership and the community. Future members will be able to speak Navaj...

20:30

Opinion: If You Live in My Sims Town, You Better Learn to Speak Gibberish "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

 

Original article has been translated from Simlish for clarity.

Immigration continues to be a dividing issue, and it can be hard to find the truth through all the different voices, especially when theres a language barrier in the way.  So while it may not be a popular opinion, I believe that if you live in my Sims town, you should learn to speak Gibberish.

I see it more every day, from the barista at my coffee shop saying Good Morning instead of  Bloo Bagoo, to the ATMs having the English option above the Simlish option. Our identity is being slowly taken over by these outsiders; theyre even teaching English in schools now!  We need to stop this before things get worse.

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Put simply, if you moved here from somewhere else, you need to assimilate and learn the local language.  Im tired of getting blank looks from my gardener after I explain how to water my azaleas, because he only speaks English.  Weve been gracious enough to allow these people into our community, the least they can do is adapt to the group and become true, naturalized Sims.

Now before the PC Police and SJWs come after me with their pitchforks, I am not a racist for feeling this way.  Hell, my neighbor Tim is a breakdancing alien and hes one of my best friends....

20:30

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne Answers Jamie Dimons Bitcoin Criticism "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne responds to Dimons criticism, recalls traditional banking fears.

20:30

Velvet Underground Excited to be Discovered by Incoming College Freshmen "IndyWatch Feed Satire"

NEW YORK  The legendary art-rock band the Velvet Underground eagerly anticipate the bands upcoming discovery by thousands of college freshmen this fall semester and subsequent sales bump, a press release confirmed today.

We in the Velvet Underground absolutely love autumn, read the statement from the 60s rock outfit. The changing leaves, pumpkin spice everything and, most of all, that sweet, sweet cash we see each year as new students first hear our cerebral-yet-visceral brand of rocknroll.

Since 1966, excitable college freshman have stumbled upon the groundbreaking albums of the Velvet Underground, sharing their new-found enthusiasm for the band as if theyre the first to discover them, according to historians.

Velvet Undergrounds accessibly challenging music is frequently used by college freshman as a way to impress one another, noted Dr. Thad Ruffa in a recent published report.

Financial records show an annual renewal of interest in the bands music consistently yields a huge increase in Spotify plays, iTunes downloads, and album sales.

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You can almost set your watch by it. If theres an increase in our lyrics shared on Facebook, or dozens of new YouTube videos of young people clumsily strumming Heroin, the Fall semester has begun, said the band. We are so happy to be a part of the maturation process of so many kids.

Ka-ching! the Velvet Underground added.

One poll showed a majority of college students were entirely unaware of the bands decades-long following, or that liking the Velvet Underground doesnt make them special.

Well, Ive always had very unique and sophisticated tastes, so its no surprise Id form such a bond with the Velvets, said 18-year-old college freshman Kyle Dunlop. Im the same way with cinema my favorite film is Donnie Darko. And I have always loved the works of Wes Anderson. You should look him up.

Dunlop, unaware that literally thousands of fellow college students just like him expressed the same thought within the last week, is doing his best to promote t...

20:30

Take Fate by the Throat: Beethoven on Creative Vitality and Resilience in the Face of Suffering "IndyWatch Feed Arts"

Day by day I am approaching the goal which I apprehend but cannot describe.


Take Fate by the Throat: Beethoven on Creative Vitality and Resilience in the Face of Suffering

After all that has been said and mused upon the natural ills, the anxiety, and wearing out experienced by the true artist, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, who paved the way for women in the arts, wrote in reflecting on art and suffering from her sickbed, is not the good immeasurably greater than the evil? The great nineteenth-century poet is among the handful of highly influential artists who, like Frida Kahlo, surmounted an inordinate share of physical suffering to make art of unassailable beauty that heals the human spirit.

Among those few was Ludwig van Beethoven (December 16, 1770March 26, 1827), whose abidingly transcendent music sprang from the common fountain of his joy and his suffering. By his late twenties, Beethoven had begun losing his hearing a deterioration that would result in near-total deafness by the end of his life, the source of which remains a medical mystery and the object of ample speculative mythologizing. One contemporary biographer has proposed lead poisoning, while the composer himself allegedly implicated a fit of fury a second-hand account reported to his first serious biographer held that when a tenor interrupted Beethovens creative flo...

20:30

Bank Negara Malaysia Aims to Regulate but not Prohibit Bitcoin "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

Several dozen central banks oppose cryptocurrencies and everything they stand for. At the same time, these same institutions want to create their own digital currency in the future. Bank Negara Malaysia is looking at ways to regulate cryptocurrency sooner rather than later. According to our sources, the bank will have something in place by the Continue reading Bank Negara Malaysia Aims to Regulate but not Prohibit Bitcoin

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20:23

Daily Bible Verse "IndyWatch Feed Spiritual"

For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God.  Romans 8:19 (KJV)

20:16

Mexico to Join Club of Countries with Bitcoin Regulation "IndyWatch Feed Crypto"

What route in regulating Bitcoin Mexico might take.

20:16

The Unexpected Truth About Sames Digital SEO "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

The Start of Sames Digital SEO

While having a Youtube channel is able to help you boost your search engine optimization efforts, you should have previously establish an advertising strategy. Fortunately, theres a better approach to devote those search engine optimisation dollars. For instance, you could think about beginning with a solid search engine marketing plan, like I mentioned the previous post, when youve got a well optimized site consider different areas like Facebook.

SEO can be done at no cost. Search engine optimization is far more complicated to price. Search engine optimization is notoriously hard to quantify precisely. Search engine marketing is often called organic search. Search engine optimization is a long-term strategy. Off-site SEO refers to the procedure for getting votes from other web sites with the intention of raising your internet sites trust in the view of search engines.

Make certain that you have a productive site ad strategy in place that doesnt negatively affect your website, your search engine optimization ranking, or your users. Nameboy Site seems to be having problems. There are a number of unique varieties of website audits. Websites arent notified should they have been penalized. It is far better monitor website ranking because of this. It would likewise aid a ton if individuals whove submitted their sites would have a look at, review and offer insight for others. News sites are especially bad for these.

There are not any ways around it if youre serious about having an appropriate small business presence. The business will subsequently use the info gathered to engage with the lead in a venture to further convert them in a customer. An advertising strategy where one business with a huge customer base will provide some sort of additional value or incentive, supplied by another business, to its customers.

Integrating Youtube in your search engine marketing strategy isnt vain as it can definitely improve your advertising reach, construct your presence and drive traffic back to your site. The ideal way to turn into a digital marketing and advertising expert is to begin practicing digital marketing from today. To be able to have a well-balanced...

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