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Saturday, 7 August 2010

THE FALL OF AMERICA

 

America from a "blessed nation into a sinful nation"


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Unemployment rises in Virginia town

 

The economy will be at the forefront of Democratic and Republican politicians' minds as the US November mid-term election approaches. They're ...

 


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Nigeria set to become a cashless society

 

Nigeria is set to take a huge stride towards becoming a cashless society following the release of a new mobile banking service.
The MoneyBox platform allows users to make bank transactions over a mobile phone in conjunction with a scratch card.
Customers simply send the code printed on the scratch card to MoneyBox to receive a PIN and password.
Once the account has been set up, users can carry out a number of operations, including bank transfers, cash withdrawals and bill payments.
David Kay, managing director of MoneyBox Africa, claimed residents will benefit from the new technology.
He told vanguardngr.com: "It [MoneyBox] is a mobile money transfer service that puts people in control of their financial transactions.
"It can also be used with any mobile phone anywhere, anytime and on any mobile network with any bank and by any individual."
Nigerian police officials hope the new service will reduce the risk of theft as consumers begin to carry around less cash.
MoneyBox is funded by Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund, which funds business innovation across the continent in the agricultural and financial sectors. 

http://www.squidcard.com/corporate/emoneynews/international/nigeria-set-to-become-a-cashless-society462.html

Extreme Weather Around The Globe Taking Its Toll

 

Weather related havoc around the world is taking it’s toll. Floods have killed thousands in Asia and left millions homeless from Pakistan to North Korea, while fires and drought in Russia have roiled global markets and a tropical storm bears down on Bermuda. Asian devastation may stretch aid efforts as crops are destroyed at a [...]

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Friday, 6 August 2010

Gerald Celente 8 Banks control 80% of the action in the Country

Gerald Celente : there is a saying that we have in the business , current events form future trends , you pick up today Financial Times which is really one of my must read news papers everyday , it's really pretty balanced actually for a financial newspaper....and the headline of a big story "fears over US outlook spark falling dollar " and i say fears ? what fears ? ....etc...there is no recovery ... and listen to the words carefully cause they repeat them all the time : just like there is [quote] progress in Afghanistan ! they say it everyday , you can pick up ...I can read to you actually from Tuesday's New York Times this is the end of the story , and president Obama make it clear to the American people that it is important that they 'll know that we are making progress ! I am an American person and I am not stupid , you are not making any progress , Gerald Celente added ....you are not making any progress in Afghanistan and you are not making any progress on the economy...they've been robbing us blind..."The guys in wall street are money junkies" says Trends master Gerald Celente


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Fannie Mae Posts $1.2 Billion Loss, Wants $1.5 Billion from Treasury

 

Fannie Mae, the mortgage-finance company operating under federal conservatorship, is seeking $1.5 billion in aid from the U.S. Treasury Department after a 12th straight quarterly loss.

A decline in costs from bad loans helped narrow the second- quarter loss to $1.2 billion from $14.8 billion in the same period a year earlier, the Washington-based company said today in a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Fannie Mae has accrued more than $148 billion in consecutive losses since 2007, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

The Treasury seized Fannie Mae and McLean, Virginia-based Freddie Mac, the biggest sources of U.S. mortgage funding, in 2008 as souring subprime loans pushed the companies to brink of collapse. Including today’s request, Fannie Mae has drawn $86.1 billion in aid. The growing tally has helped spur the Obama administration to solicit proposals to fix the companies, and prompted some lawmakers to demand their closure.

“Congress must act to end this taxpayer-funded bailout,” said Representative Jeb Hensarling, in a statement after today’s earnings were announced. The Texas Republican is the lead sponsor of legislation to abolish the companies.

Freddie Mac hasn’t yet disclosed second-quarter results.

Fannie Mae’s credit-related expenses, including home-loan delinquencies and defaults, fell to $4.9 billion from $18.8 billion a year earlier. Foreclosure sales, efforts to rework distressed loans, and a change in accounting helped reduce the costs, the company said.

Reducing Future Losses

Participation in the Treasury’s Making Home Affordable Program, which helps distressed borrowers lower monthly payments by rewriting loan terms, cost Fannie Mae $2.2 billion in the second quarter. Minimizing delays in repayment plans, forbearance programs and loan modifications can help reduce long-term losses by preventing defaults, the company said.

“These actions have been undertaken with the goal of reducing our future credit losses below what they otherwise would have been,” it said. “It is difficult to predict how effective these actions ultimately will be in reducing our credit losses.”

Though home prices improved in the second quarter, they may “decline slightly” through 2011, the company said. Losses on single-family mortgages fell about 60 percent from the first quarter to $5.1 billion. Since last year, “almost all” such losses were on loans made from 2005 to 2008, as a smaller share of newer loans, issued with higher underwriting standards, face delinquencies, the company said.

Seeking Ideas

The company forced lenders to repurchase about $1.5 billion in defective loans in the quarter, compared with $964 million a year earlier.

“We expect the amount of our outstanding repurchase and reimbursement requests to remain high” this year, it said.

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac own or guarantee more than half the $11 trillion U.S. residential debt market. The Treasury and Department of Housing and Urban Development asked in April for public comment on how to fix the mortgage-funding system.

On Aug. 17, President Barack Obama’s administration plans to host a conference of lawmakers, financial executives and housing advocates to hear ideas for improving the property- finance system. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner has said his agency aims to offer “a comprehensive reform proposal” for the companies by January.

To contact the reporter on this story: Lorraine Woellert in Washington at lwoellert@bloomberg.net.

Pork Bellies Hit All-Time High!

 

Say goodbye to bacon. Prices are going to rise sharply on this crispy, delicious treat:

A crispy rasher of bacon is becoming an increasingly costly indulgence in the US, where a surging appetite for pigmeat and cutbacks in farmers’ swine herds have pushed the price of pork cuts to an all-time high.

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the cost of pork bellies, which are used to produce bacon, has risen by more than 65% in the last 12 months and the wholesale price of pig product hit $1.35 per pound last week – its highest on record.

Analysts say farmers reducing pig herds during the recession, together with swine flu and high feed prices, took their toll. Meanwhile, demand is on the up as consumers trade down to bacon from more expensive meats, while seasonal use reaches a summer peak.

“The supply of slaughter hogs in the US is much lower than a year ago,” says Chip Whalen, a risk manager at Commodity & Ingredient Hedging, a consultancy in Chicago. “There’s a lot of additional usage of bacon – the BLT is very popular at this time of year and a lot of restaurants feature bacon on their menus in salads and sandwiches.”

The surging commodity price has found its way into US supermarkets. The Bureau of Labour Statistics reported last month that retail prices for sliced bacon reached a 30-year high of $4.04 per pound in US cities in June, an increase of 18 cents on the previous month.

Outrageous! If bacon hits $5 a pound we riot!

http://www.red-alerts.com/teotwawki/pork-bellies-hit-all-time-high/

Esoteric Agenda FINAL Version

 

This is the official final release of Ben Stewarts groundbreaking 2008 documentary exposing the plans of the Elite.
There is an Esoteric Agenda behind every facet of life that was once believed to be disconnected. There is an Elite faction guiding most every Political, Economic, Social, Corporate, some Non-Governmental or even Anti-Establishment Organizations. This film uses the hard work and research of professionals in every field helping to expose this agenda put the future of this planet back into the hands of the people.

 


Sequel to the Esoteric Agenda, this movie focuses on human and universal consciousness
and points out psyche disease that mankind has induced that is creating insane illusion
which is the main cause of pain and suffer. Goes deeper into metaphysical aspects and
connects ancient hidden myths and history with modern ways of society and political
outcome. Explains shamanism, duality, and reality behind DNAs and modern false beliefs.
Overall, Kymatica is another excellent movie which attempts to point out the fundamental
misconception that humankind are facing today that has resulted in imbalance between
planet, nature and species.

Thursday, 5 August 2010

The Right and Wrong Way to Shoot Someone

 

This video from Outdoor Channel’s Best Defense program illustrates the wrong headed thinking of many survivalists who think that they will start blasting and then when the cops come lecture them on 2nd Amendment Rights, why Ron Paul should be president and all the other things people yelp on Internet forums that have no place in the after math of a deadly self-defense situation.

Please watch this if you’re carrying for self-defense and have gotten most of your advice for dealing with police from Libertarians:

 

 

Canadian Wheat Harvest Down, Wheat Futures Up

 

This CBC report on the weak Wheat market ends on a startling note:

However, the production outlook for the coming crop year is projected at 18.45 million tonnes — the lowest since 2002.

“All that rain and all those unseeded acres are having a severe effect on production,” White said.

The board estimates that the excess rains have left 4.25 million hectares unseeded and ruined the prospects for another one million hectares that did get in the ground.

Allen Oberg, chairman of the wheat board’s board of directors, said the unseeded land and low production forecast have put Prairie farmers in a dire situation.

“Farmers are resilient, but when you cannot even get seed into the ground, it’s devastating,” he said.

This, along with other bad farming news, produced the biggest monthly spike in Wheat price since 1959:

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. wheat futures rose over 5 percent Friday and were set to post the biggest monthly percentage gain since at least 1959 as drought decimated the crop in dominant global supplier Russia.

The gains in wheat boosted corn and soybean futures for a third straight day and roughly 10 percent for the month, even as favorable weather in the U.S. Midwest buoyed crop prospects.

Wheat futures at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) gained 42 percent in July, were up 55 percent from the the lows in June and exceeded a 38 percent gain in 1964, according to records going back to 1959 from the Commodity Trend Service, a private charting firm.

The spot wheat contract was up 34 cents at $6.61-1/2 per bushel at the close of trading on Friday.

Investor funds bought an estimated 16,000 CBOT wheat futures contracts, 80 million bushels or 3.6 percent of this year’s estimated U.S. wheat production of 2.216 billion bushels.

CBOT soybeans jumped to a 6-1/2 month high and corn to a near two-week peak, following the surging wheat market. September corn was up 13-1/2 cents at $3.92-3/4 and August soy was up 25-3/4 cents at $10.52-1/2.

Funds bought 18,000 corn futures contracts and 6,000 soy.

November new-crop soy rose above $10 per bushel for the first time since Jan. 11.

A little arcane but what this all adds up to is higher prices for food. Stock up now.

h/t Survivalblog

http://www.red-alerts.com/intel/canadian-wheat-harvest-down-wheat-futures-up/

Judge’s ruling ready in Calif. gay marriage case

 

Judge's ruling ready in Calif. gay marriage case

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38548770/ns/us_news/

Personal Details Exposed Via Biggest U.S. Websites

 

Privacy… What privacy? According to this report in the Wall Street Journal, many of the largest U.S. websites are installing new and intrusive consumer-tracking technologies on the computers of people visiting their sites—in some cases, more than 100 tracking tools at a time. And what do these tracking tools say about your online activities… Plenty, [...]

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Nasa Scientists Braced for Solar Tsunami To Hit Earth

 

The solar fireworks at the weekend were recorded by several satellites, including Nasa’s new Solar Dynamics Observatory which watched its shock wave rippling outwards.

Astronomers from all over the world witnessed the huge flare above a giant sunspot the size of the Earth, which they linked to an even larger eruption across the surface of Sun.

The explosion, called a coronal mass ejection, was aimed directly towards Earth, which then sent a “solar tsunami” racing 93 million miles across space.

Images from the SDO hint at a shock wave travelling from the flare into space, the New Scientist reported.

Experts said the wave of supercharged gas will likely reach the Earth on Tuesday, when it will buffet the natural magnetic shield protecting Earth.

It is likely to spark spectacular displays of the aurora or northern and southern lights.

"This eruption is directed right at us," said Leon Golub, of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA).

"It's the first major Earth-directed eruption in quite some time."

Scientists have warned that a really big solar eruption could destroy satellites and wreck power and communications grids around the globe if it happened today.

Nasa recently warned that Britain could face widespread power blackouts and be left without critical communication signals for long periods of time, after the earth is hit by a once-in-a-generation “space storm”.

The Daily Telegraph disclosed in June that senior space agency scientists believed the Earth will be hit with unprecedented levels of magnetic energy from solar flares after the Sun wakes “from a deep slumber” sometime around 2013.

It remains unclear, however, how much damage this latest eruption will cause the world’s communication tools.

Dr Lucie Green, of the Mullard Space Science Laboratory, Surrey, followed the flare-ups using Japan's orbiting Hinode telescope.

"What wonderful fireworks the Sun has been producing,” the UK solar expert said.

“This was a very rare event – not one, but two almost simultaneous eruptions from different locations on the sun were launched toward the Earth.

"These eruptions occur when immense magnetic structures in the solar atmosphere lose their stability and can no longer be held down by the Sun's huge gravitational pull. Just like a coiled spring suddenly being released, they erupt into space.”

She added: "It looks like the first eruption was so large that it changed the magnetic fields throughout half the Sun's visible atmosphere and provided the right conditions for the second eruption.

"Both eruptions could be Earth-directed but may be travelling at different speeds.

“This means we have a very good chance of seeing major and prolonged effects, such as the northern lights at low latitudes."

A Nasa spokesman was unavailable for comment.

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Doomsday Shelters Are Making A Comeback

 

An artist rendering from Vivos shows the public lounge area in one of the company's proposed underground shelters.

An artist rendering from Vivos shows the public lounge area in one of the company's proposed underground shelters.

A 1955 photo shows the interior of an H-bomb steel shelter at an unknown location. The shelter has five bunk beds, lanterns, canned food, water and a radiation detector.

AP file photo

A 1955 photo shows the interior of an H-bomb steel shelter at an unknown location. The shelter has five bunk beds, lanterns, canned food, water and a radiation detector.

Doomsday shelters making a comeback

By Keith Matheny, USA TODAY

Jason Hodge, father of four children from Barstow, Calif., says he's "not paranoid" but he is concerned, and that's why he bought space in what might be labeled a doomsday shelter.

Hodge bought into the first of a proposed nationwide group of 20 fortified, underground shelters — the Vivos shelter network — that are intended to protect those inside for up to a year from catastrophes such as a nuclear attack, killer asteroids or tsunamis, according to the project's developers.

"It's an investment in life," says Hodge, a Teamsters union representative. "I want to make sure I have a place I can take me and my family if that worst-case scenario were to happen."

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There are signs that underground shelters, almost-forgotten relics of the Cold War era, are making a comeback.

The Vivos network, which offers partial ownerships similar to a timeshare in underground shelter communities, is one of several ventures touting escape from a surface-level calamity.

Radius Engineering in Terrell, Texas, has built underground shelters for more than three decades, and business has never been better, says Walton McCarthy, company president.

The company sells fiberglass shelters that can accommodate 10 to 2,000 adults to live underground for one to five years with power, food, water and filtered air, McCarthy says.

The shelters range from $400,000 to a $41 million facility Radius built and installed underground that is suitable for 750 people, McCarthy says. He declined to disclose the client or location of the shelter.

"We've doubled sales every year for five years," he says.Other shelter manufacturers include Hardened Structures of Colorado and Utah Shelter Systems, which also report increased sales.

The shelters have their critics. Ken Rose, a history professor at California State University-Chico and author of One Nation Underground: The Fallout Shelter in American Culture, says underground shelters were a bad idea a half-century ago and they're a bad idea now.

"A terrorist with a nuke in a suitcase pales in comparison to what the Cold War had to offer in the 1950s and '60s, which was the potential annihilation of the human race," he says.

Steve Davis, president of Maryland-based All Hands Global Emergency Management Consulting, also is skeptical.

All Hands has helped more than 100 public and private sector clients with emergency management and homeland security services, according to its website.

The types of cataclysms envisioned by some shelter manufacturers "are highly unlikely compared to what we know is going to happen," Davis says.

"We know there is going to be a major earthquake someday on the West Coast. We know a hurricane is going to hit Florida, the Gulf Coast, the East Coast," he says. "We support reasonable preparedness. We don't think it's necessary to burrow into the desert."

The Vivos network is the idea of Del Mar, Calif., developer Robert Vicino.

Vicino, who launched the Vivos project last December, says he seeks buyers willing to pay $50,000 for adults and $25,000 for children.

The company is starting with a 13,000-square-foot refurbished underground shelter formerly operated by the U.S. government at an undisclosed location near Barstow, Calif., that will have room for 134 people, he says.

Vicino puts the average cost for a shelter at $10 million.

Vivos plans for facilities as large as 100,000 square feet, says real estate broker Dan Hotes of Seattle, who over the past four years has collaborated with Vicino on a project involving partial ownership of high-priced luxury homes and is now involved with Vivos.

Catastrophe shelters today may appeal to those who seek to bring order to a world full of risk and uncertainty, says Alexander Riley, an associate professor of sociology at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa.

"They're saying, 'I can control everything,' " Riley says. " 'With the right amount of rational planning, I can even survive an asteroid hitting the Earth that causes a dust cloud like the kind we believe wiped the dinosaurs out.' "

The Vivos website features a clock counting down to Dec. 21, 2012, the date when the ancient Mayan "Long Count" calendar marks the end of a 5,126-year era, at which time some people expect an unknown apocalypse.

Vicino, whose terravivos.com website lists 11 global catastrophes ranging from nuclear war to solar flares to comets, bristles at the notion he's profiting from people's fears.

"You don't think of the person who sells you a fire extinguisher as taking advantage of your fear," he says. "The fact that you may never use that fire extinguisher doesn't make it a waste or bad.

"We're not creating the fear; the fear is already out there. We're creating a solution."

Matheny reports for The (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun

Canadian Wheat Harvest Down, Wheat Futures Up

 

This CBC report on the weak Wheat market ends on a startling note:

However, the production outlook for the coming crop year is projected at 18.45 million tonnes — the lowest since 2002.

“All that rain and all those unseeded acres are having a severe effect on production,” White said.

The board estimates that the excess rains have left 4.25 million hectares unseeded and ruined the prospects for another one million hectares that did get in the ground.

Allen Oberg, chairman of the wheat board’s board of directors, said the unseeded land and low production forecast have put Prairie farmers in a dire situation.

“Farmers are resilient, but when you cannot even get seed into the ground, it’s devastating,” he said.

This, along with other bad farming news, produced the biggest monthly spike in Wheat price since 1959:

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. wheat futures rose over 5 percent Friday and were set to post the biggest monthly percentage gain since at least 1959 as drought decimated the crop in dominant global supplier Russia.

The gains in wheat boosted corn and soybean futures for a third straight day and roughly 10 percent for the month, even as favorable weather in the U.S. Midwest buoyed crop prospects.

Wheat futures at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) gained 42 percent in July, were up 55 percent from the the lows in June and exceeded a 38 percent gain in 1964, according to records going back to 1959 from the Commodity Trend Service, a private charting firm.

The spot wheat contract was up 34 cents at $6.61-1/2 per bushel at the close of trading on Friday.

Investor funds bought an estimated 16,000 CBOT wheat futures contracts, 80 million bushels or 3.6 percent of this year’s estimated U.S. wheat production of 2.216 billion bushels.

CBOT soybeans jumped to a 6-1/2 month high and corn to a near two-week peak, following the surging wheat market. September corn was up 13-1/2 cents at $3.92-3/4 and August soy was up 25-3/4 cents at $10.52-1/2.

Funds bought 18,000 corn futures contracts and 6,000 soy.

November new-crop soy rose above $10 per bushel for the first time since Jan. 11.

A little arcane but what this all adds up to is higher prices for food. Stock up now.

h/t Survivalblog

http://www.red-alerts.com/intel/canadian-wheat-harvest-down-wheat-futures-up/

Marc Faber: Invest in a Survivalist Compound and Vicious Dogs

 

In the August edition of the ‘The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report’ Marc Faber questions whether the Dow could hit 1,000 as predicted by Robert Prechter, based on his interpretation of Elliot Waves, Fibonacci numbers and socioeconomic trends.

Prechter, who has written 13 books on finance, believes that the stock market is historically overvalued in terms of dividends and earnings, because of a "great rise in positive social mood."

But the mood changed in 2000 and the "trend toward negative social mood will lead to an economic contraction," according to Prechter.

"Small bear markets lead to recessions, big bear markets lead to depressions. The current bear market will be the biggest in nearly 300 years, so the depression will be correspondingly deep," Prechter said.

Prechter goes onto to suggest the bear market is of super-cycle degree, the biggest since 1720-1784 and will therefore see a decline for equities deeper than the decline during the great depression, which saw the Dow fall 89 percent.

"The trend toward negative social mood that has been in progress since 2000 and which is about to accelerate will continue to curtail lending and lead to a tidal wave of defaults and a terrific deflation," he said.

"The amount of outstanding credit today is so large that system-wide defaults could lead to as much as an 80 percent –90 percent decline in the volume of dollar-denominated credits worldwide," according to Precther.

"In such an environment, surviving dollars and dollar credits, representing the denominator of the DJIA, will rise in value, and the Dow —along with everything else not used as money — will fall in dollar price," he added.

Faber's Response

Marc Faber says before dismissing Prechter as a lunatic you should look at his record. In 1978 when he predicted the Dow would reach 2,300 in his book Elliot Wave Principle no one believed it possible.

"Prechter is right when says that when manias come to an end, prices tend to retreat to where the mania started. So from this point of view, a Dow Jones at 1,000 should not be excluded," Faber said.

Faber also sympathizes with Prechter's view that there will one day be a complete credit collapse. Where he differs from Prechter is on that crucial factor, timing.

"It is likely that if the Dow where to fall by more than 20 percent from the present level there would be further massive fiscal and monetary stimulus packages – not just in the US but worldwide," Faber said.

"These economic policy measures would likely fail to boost economic activity in the US but could support asset markets," he added. 

Faber's biggest problem with Prechter's theory is his view that surviving "dollars and dollar credits, representing the denominator of the DJIA, will rise in value, and the Dow – along with everything else used as money – will fall in dollar price."

"The question here is really, with the Dow below 1,000, what kind of dollars – and especially what kind of dollar credits – will survive," Faber said. "It is safe to assume that almost all banks in the world, and almost all governments, will be bust." 

"I want my readers to think very carefully about the implications of a Dow below 1,000 (or even just below 5,000). Does anyone really think that the money printing presses won't run 24 hours a day? For sure I don't," he wrote in his August report. 

And how do you trade the Dow at 1,000?

One suggestion from Faber is buying a self-sustainable farm in the middle of nowhere surrounded by high voltage fences and barbed wire and equipped with booby traps and an arsenal of machine guns, hand grenades and armed vehicles guarded by vicious Dobermans.

http://www.cnbc.com/id/38481469

Tehran Bureau: A Vestige of Free Speech in Iran

 

03 Aug 2010 20:13

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In Iran, where all major opposition newspapers have been closed, where a small public gathering can lead to arrest, there remain few avenues of free speech. Of those few, one of the most accessible is the theater.

During my summer in Tehran, I was invited to see a play, Jazeereh Eshgh (Love Island), written by Hamid Reza Sa'atchi. On the basis of its title, I anticipated a cheesy romance -- even more so when the lights went down and a voice rose up, reminiscent in tone of Michael Buffer, the "Let's get ready to rumble" guy. The protagonist, played by Mahmood Reza Esmaili, loudly asked the crowd to make some noise and I watched the audience of all ages cheer and clap on command. Despite the over-the-top start, I was pleasantly surprised to watch a refreshing play filled with social and political satire of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

In one scene, a man stands with arms outstretched, as if reading a newspaper. A woman walks by and asks him what he's doing.

He replies, "What does it look like I'm doing? I'm reading a newspaper."

"So why isn't there anything in your hands?"

"Well, they've all been closed, so I'm forced to read them like this!"

Another scene depicts a woman who asks the main character a question for which the answer is "Two." At first he holds out his index and middle finger, making what could be taken for a peace sign -- in Iran, however, that gesture is the V-for-victory sign, made popular last summer by the Green Movement. The man, realizing his faux pas, says, "You can't even show the number two like that any more!" He offers some comical alternatives, most memorably raising his thumbs, which in Iran means "Up yours."

The main character jokes about the "parasite" or static emitted by the Iranian government that jams popular satellite TV channels such as BBC Persian, VOA, and Farsi 1. He mocks the new hejab culture created by the ingenious way Iranian women sexily wear their head scarves -- hair poofed up at the top and tucked behind their ears -- accompanying a meticulously drawn-on face. He even cracks jokes about Ahmadinejad.

The play was reminiscent of a Shakespeare production in Elizabethan England, when women were forbidden to participate in the theater. Though women are allowed to act under the law of the Islamic Republic, they are not allowed to sing and men and women are not allowed to touch. As a result, directors and actors alike are finding new ways and rediscovering old ones of surmounting moralistic obstacles to free expression. In this case, one of the characters dresses up like a woman, and the other man falls in love with her, gropes her, and makes sex jokes as they sit in an invisible canoe. Each stroke of the paddle becomes more and more rhythmic and suggestive.

It seemed like there were a few people who worked for the government in the aisles to monitor the play and make sure the place did not become too rowdy. Though they stood cross-armed at first, I even saw a couple of them crack smiles.

Iranians have always found clever ways to maneuver around the censors and criticize government policies. Journalists now write their editorials by strategically piecing together quotes from Ahmadinejad and other government officials to demonstrate the rampant discrepancies and general absurdity of their comments. Painters embed in their art multiple meanings to appease the government monitors while also speaking to the Iranian people.

While all of these modes of expression are significant, theater remains one of the most accessible and easily understood forms of social and political commentary. It also provides a necessary release from Iran's stifling atmosphere. It's a space where the youth can meet with peace of mind, leaving worries about guardian patrols and morality code checkpoints behind. It's an arena where one can momentarily forget about Tehran's oppressive traffic and pollution. More important still, the theater provides a shared experience, an opportunity for Iranians to commiserate and laugh about their political and social restrictions.
Copyright © 2010 Tehran Bureau

In the News: Safer Skies?

 

August 2, 2010

VIEW: Chapter 3 -- an inside look at the life of a regional pilot -- from our February 2010 film Flying Cheap. The clip documents how many pilots live between flights -- in cramped apartments called "crash pads" -- and explores the pressures they face from airlines whose main goal is to "move the rig."
This lifestyle -- long hours, little sleep, and minimal training -- is one that may soon change. On Sunday, President Obama signed the Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010, a bill that addresses some of the factors that played a role in the February 2009 crash of Continental Connection Flight 3407 in Buffalo, a code share operated by the regional airline Colgan Air. Flying Cheap investigated the causes of the crash, which was later ruled to be pilot error by the National Transportation Safety Board [NTSB].
Here are some of the changes spelled out by the new legislation:
-- Pilots must have 1,500 hours of flight hours before being hired to fly at passenger arilines -- up from a 250 hour minimum.
-- A database to track pilot records will be set up and available to all airlines -- the captain of Flight 3407 had failed several flight tests, but this was reportedly unknown to Colgan.
-- Airlines will be required to submit fatigue management plans to the FAA.
-- The FAA will research and report on best practices with regard to flight crewmember pairing, crew resource management techniques, and pilot commuting.
-- Airlines will be required to disclose the name of the carrier providing service at each leg of a flight before a ticket can be sold.
For some background on the regional airline industry, take a look at Flying Cheap's robust Web site, which includes a map that tracks the safety records of airlines flying out of major U.S. hubs, more information on code-share agreements, interviews with experts, industry representatives and pilots, and the stories of the Flight 3407 families who have long fought for this new legislation.

Also, stay tuned for an investigation into the rapid growth of contract maintenance in the airline industry. If you work in the MRO industry and would like to share your experience and insights, please contact us at MRO@frontline.org.

‘Clear Proof’ Needed of $30 Billion Climate Aid Payment, UN Says

 

By Alex Morales

Aug. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Developed countries must give “clear proof” they’ve started disbursing $30 billion of climate aid that they pledged last year to poorer nations, the new United Nations climate chief said.

Evidence of payment will be needed at the UN’s annual end- of-year climate negotiations in Cancun in November and December, Christiana Figueres said at a briefing today as a week of talks started in Bonn. About $10 billion should be paid out this year, a third of the total which covered the years 2010, 2011 and 2012, she said.

“Developing nations see this as a critical signal of industrialized nations’ willingness to progress,” said Figueres, the diplomat leading talks organized by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. “Parties must come to Cancun with a clear proof of having disbursed. Disbursement is already occurring and they will report on that. They will then have to elucidate on what they’ll do the next two years.”

Belgian delegate Peter Wittoeck, speaking for the 27-member European Union, said the bloc is prepared to report on progress at the Cancun meeting. The group of countries has promised to contribute 7.2 billion euros ($9.4 billion) over the three years through 2012.

Costa Rica’s Figueres on July 8 replaced Dutchman Yvo de Boer of the Netherlands as executive secretary of the UNFCCC after climate talks in December in Copenhagen ended without success.

--Editors: Reed Landberg, Randall Hackley

To contact the reporter on this story: Alex Morales in Bonn at amorales2@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Reed Landberg at landberg@bloomberg.net.

University Reinstates Professor Terminated for Teaching Catholic Doctrine on Homosexuality

 

(CNSNews.com) – A professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), who was purportedly accused of “hate speech” and relieved of his teaching duties for teaching Catholic doctrine on homosexuality in his introductory class on Catholicism, will be allowed to teach the class again this fall.
In a letter last week, University of Illlinois Deputy Counsel Steven Veazie told the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) that the university will be contacting Dr. Kenneth Howell to offer him the opportunity to teach Religion 127, Introduction to Catholicism, as a visiting instructor for the fall semester.
“The University has corrected, for the time being, its academic freedom violation by not just suspending the decision to terminate him, but by bringing him back to the classroom,” ADF senior counsel David French told CNSNews.com. “It’s a huge win for academic freedom.”
As CNSNews.com has reported, Howell, a highly regarded professor, said he was told by the head of the Religion department that he had lost his job over complaints about an explanation of the Catholic Church’s teaching on homosexuality that Howell sent in an e-mail to his students. The professor told his students that homosexuality violated Natural Moral Law.
The university claimed that Howell was not “fired,” but maintained that he was just not assigned to teach anymore classes. However, ADF attorneys intervened, saying the university had violated Howell’s rights under the First Amendment and Fourteenth Amendment, and demanded his immediate reinstatement.
“Like any instructor for the university, Dr. Howell will be expected to provide instruction in a manner that adheres to and does not violate constitutional principles precluding the ‘establishment of religion’ in a public university context,” Veazie said in the letter to the ADF.
“In addition, the University of Illinois is committed to upholding principles of academic freedom and the requirements of the First Amendment,” the university wrote, adding a disclaimer -- “Nothing in this letter is intended to express or imply that such principles have been violated by previous events.”
According to the university, the offer of an appointment will not affect the process or outcome of a review of Howell’s claims of termination and infringement on his academic freedom by the university Faculty-Senate Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure.
The Alliance Defense Fund had expressed skepticism over the review process in a letter to the university, pointing out that an associate dean of the university’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Ann Mester, had purportedly sent an e-mail to the head of the religion department which said "the e-mails sent by Dr. Howell violate university standards of inclusivity, which would then entitle us to have him discontinue his teaching arrangement with us."
“You’ve got to love the irony of, ‘We’re going to exclude without due process for the sake of inclusivity,’” French told CNSNews.com.
The Alliance Defense Fund will be watching the committee proceedings very closely, and participating in them to the extent possible, to ensure Dr. Howell’s academic freedom continues to be protected, French said. The original deadline for committee findings was August 23, but French is unsure if that deadline was still applicable now that Dr. Howell will be back in the classroom.
French told CNSNews.com that he has not had the chance to speak directly with Dr. Howell about whether  he will accept the teaching position, but said that he fully expects to see Howell back in the classroom in the fall -- and having a long and productive career with the University.
University Cuts Ties With Catholic Diocese

The professor’s reinstatement, however, apparently comes at a cost – the university is ending its decades-long relationship with the Catholic diocese of Peoria, Ill.
Until last week, the Diocese of Peoria, through the St. John’s Catholic Newman Center on campus, paid the salaries of Howell and other professors teaching for-credit courses on Catholicism at the university. On the recommendation of a university Faculty Senate committee, that relationship has now ended.
“The university values its relationship with the Newman Center and plans to continue offering courses in Catholic studies,” the university said in a news release.
But Veazie’s letter to the Alliance Defense Fund made clear that Howell’s salary this fall would be paid by the University of Illinois.
In a statement released Friday, Peoria Diocesan Chancellor Patricia M. Gibson said she was “very pleased” with Howell’s return to the classroom, and that the diocese had “no objection” to ending its relationship with the University on paying professors’ salaries.
French, meanwhile, told CNSNews.com that he had no doubt hostile sentiments existed on campus about the relationship between the university and the Newman Center, but said the relationship had nothing to do with Howell’s firing.
According to French, the agreement between the university and Newman Center stated that Professor Howell, when it came to his duties as a professor, was acting under the control of the University and according to the standard procedures of the University.
“When the public pressures got onto the university, there are individuals at the university who tried to divert attention by saying, ‘the real issue isn’t Dr. Howell, it’s this relationship that the university has with the Newman Center whereby they pay for his salary,’” French told CNSNews.com.
“That has always been a separate issue entirely from whether Dr. Howell’s academic freedom was violated,” said French.
Bill Donohue, president of The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, praised the university.
“The University of Illinois made the right decision to reverse the earlier ruling that stripped Ken Howell of his adjunct position,” Donahue said. “Regarding the termination of the arrangement with the Diocese of Peoria, a plausible case can be made that it was time to reassess this relationship. But this issue is not entirely over.”
The Newman Center, meanwhile, plans to meet with Howell this week to determine an ongoing role for him at the center which will complement his teaching at the University.

Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Kagan’s own notes blasted homeschoolers

 

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Elena Kagan, whose nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court likely will be before the full U.S. Senate for a vote soon, has suggested state regulations are "little" burden for homeschoolers, according to notes she made on a case while she was clerking for Justice Thurgood Marshall.

According to documentation uncovered by the Home School Legal Defense Association, Kagan advised Powell during the 1980s when a court case developed in Ohio in which a Christian family decided to homeschool their child.

The parents were convicted of not getting the superintendent's permission, and the case was appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, whose justices refused to intervene.

As part of that work, Kagan reviewed the arguments for Marshall and suggested an outcome.

"[Petitioners] are self-described born-again Christians who adhere to a literal interpretation of the Bible and have little sympathy with the secular world," she wrote.

Bombers, missiles could end Iran nukes

 

Bombers, missiles could end Iran nukes

Pentagon has plan for attack

A U.S. military officer said a war plan is in place to hit Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's regime and its ability to make nukes. (United Press International)

A U.S. military officer said a war plan is in place to hit Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's regime and its ability to make nukes. (United Press International)

A Pentagon strike against Iran would rely heavily on the B-2 bomber and cruise missiles to try to destroy the regime's ability to make nuclear weapons, analysts say, after the top U.S. military officer said a war plan is in place.

The missiles, fired from surface ships, submarines and B-52 bombers, would take out air defenses and nuclear-related facilities.

The B-2s would drop tons of bombs, including ground penetrators, onto fortified and buried sites where Tehran is suspected of enriching uranium to fuel the weapons and working on warheads.

"It will be primarily an air attack with covert work to start a 'velvet' revolution so [the] Iranian people can take back their country," said retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Thomas McInerney, a former fighter pilot.

Future war - Future Weapons - Future Combat

 

Discover weapons that are being designed to fight the wars of the future including the Crusher unmanned vehicle and the Army's Future Combat System, Active Denial -- the latest non-lethal device that unites man and machine.from FutureWeapons documenting the concept of Future Combat Systems. Recent advances in robotics, sensors and technologies are used to network soldiers and weapon systems.


Metal Storm Limited (ASX : MST) is a research and development company that specializes in electronically initiated superposed load weapons technology. Metal Storm is both the name of the company and the technology.
The company is based in Brisbane, Australia with a subsidiary in Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A. Metal Storm owns the proprietary rights to the electronic ballistics technology invented by J. Mike O'Dwyer. The company has over 30 worldwide patents covering aspects of ballistics technology.

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Monday, 2 August 2010

Genesis Egypt - Arrival of humanity in celestial ship - Ra UFO Ancient aliens

 

Genesis Egypt part one - Video presenting proof by author Wayne Herschel - The Hidden Records - That Ra came down in a celestial ship and the...
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Craig Hulet : Why the Economy is Collapsing

 

Craig Hulet The Real Hard Truth on Why the Economy is Collapsing "Extremely Important" .
Listen to this Show and you will understand why, as well as getting Educated
Appearing during the first half of the program, analyst Craig Hulet offered commentary on the economy, and geopolitics. American corporations like GM are now conducting more of their business in places like China, he said, adding that a lot of the bailout money to the banks has also gone overseas for lending. The Wall Street reform bill has no stipulations to regulate the derivatives market, and favors large banks which will continue to buy out smaller banks, he noted. He characterized the current situation as a "mixed economy" in which authority emanates from a central power like the Federal Reserve, keeping the dollar low, and inflation high; yet the amount of actual dollars in circulation are at the lowest level since the Great Depression, and that indicates deflation.
He foresees a scenario in which Israel attacks Iran, and America gets drawn in. For the US and its allies, Iran has always been the target, but they weren't prepared to dominate them until they physically surrounded them by occupying Iraq and Afghanistan,Craig B Hulet was both speech writer and Special Assistant for Special Projects to Congressman Jack Metcalf (Retired). He has been a consultant to federal law enforcement ATF&E of Justice/Homeland Security for over 20 years. Hulet served in Vietnam 1969-70, 101st Airborne, C Troop 2/17th Air Cav and graduated 3rd in his class at Aberdeen Proving Grounds Ordnance School MOS 45J20 Weapons. He remains a paid analyst and consultant in various areas of geopolitical, business and security issues.


Analyst of geopolitics and foreign policy, Craig B. Hulet discussed how the banking bailouts were put in place by a "thugocracy" that has set the stage for a global financial system that excludes the United States. The thugocracy is composed of a group of banks that have acted like extortionists on an unprecedented scale, he commented. The President doesn't have the power "to stop the global regime of economic interdependence," which is how this group refers to itself. "I call them a medieval corporate regime that's hi-tech. It's a monstrosity that the world's never seen and because of technology, it's going to make our lives an absolute hell" and we'll have no civil rights left, he exclaimed.
A whole new system of governance is in the works, and the US is not going to be part of it, he continued. Hulet outlined how credit card companies are reducing or removing Americans' credit lines-- this will be completed by July 2010, and people will be forced to save money instead. This money, he detailed, will be used for loans and investments in new markets like China. US companies are continuing to move offshore, and 40% of all trade is now between international corporations rather than nations, he added.
Hulet also talked about geopolitics including terrorism, conflicts in the Middle East, and the 9-11 attacks. There was covered-up intelligence evidence that "nation states" (possibly including Saudi Arabia) were involved in setting up the attacks…

http://geraldcelentechannel.blogspot.com/2010/08/craig-hulet-why-economy-is-collapsing.html

2012 Real Maya Prediction !!!

A Mayan Elder gives the inside prediction of the ending wheels of the
Mayan calendar on dec 2012 .2012 Doomsday Comet Asteroid Planet X Nibiru
Art Bell interviews Graham Hancock about December 21, 2012 Mayan calander end times date maya mayan inca calandar planet x nibiru 2012.Solar scientists at Boulder, Colorado have a new satellite to observe the temperature variations of the Sun to try to ascertain what





predictions are saying about the Solar Cycle coming in 2012

Map of Nuclear Explosions on the Earth from 1945-1998

 

Map of Nuclear Explosions on the Earth from 1945-1998

This bit of multimedia art showing nuclear explosions around the world from 1945-1998 is like something from the Farm Film Report on SCTV, with things blowing up "real good". Incredible and unnerving, especially in years like 1958 and 1962.
this video would allow you to travel through 1945 - 1998; the former signifying the year when the first atomic bomb was tested at the Trinity Site, while the latter signifies the year last nuclear tesing was performed.
2053 testings are recorded in sequence of 1 sec/1 mth for all nuclear states, indicated only by blips and sounds--obviously excluding those performed by North Korea in 2006. Israel is also not included in the list of countries presented here because there is no official record of its testing of nuclear weapons. Pakistan is included but not does not appear in this short video.

Good News! EPA Looking to Regulate Farm Roads

 

You know how those big farms that feed us all have those little side roads that allow them to move their equipment and crop around in their day to day operation? The Environmental Protection Agency says they generated too much dust, by which the mean dirt flying into the air when a car drives on it, which they seem to think is bad for the Earth which is literally where this “dust” comes from.

This won’t cause an increase in food prices at all:

OKLAHOMA CITY — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering a crackdown on farm dust, so senators have signed a letter addressing their concerns on the possible regulations.

The letter dated July 23 to the EPA states, “If approved, would establish the most stringent and unparalleled regulation of dust in our nation’s history.” It further states, “We respect efforts for a clean and healthy environment, but not at the expense of common sense. These identified levels will be extremely burdensome for farmers and livestock producers to attain. Whether its livestock kicking up dust, soybeans being combined on a dry day in the fall, or driving a car down the gravel road, dust is a naturally occurring event.”

Many in the Oklahoma farming industry are opposed to the EPA’s consideration. One farmer said the possible regulations are ridiculous.

“It’s plain common sense, we don’t want to do anything detrimental,” said farmer Curtis Roberts. “If the dust is detrimental to us, it’s going to be to everybody. We’re not going to do anything to hurt ourselves or our farm.”

Roberts, a fourth generation farmer and rancher in Arcadia, said regulating dust in rural areas will hurt farmers’ harvest, cultivation and livelihood.

“Anytime you work ground, you’re going to have dust. I don’t know how they’ll regulate it,” Roberts said. “The regulations are going to put us down and keep us from doing things we need to be doing because of the EPA.”

Oklahoma Farm Bureau President Mike Spradling said the rules could be detrimental to farmers across the Sooner State.

“We as an organization do not feel dust is a pollutant,” Spradling said. “It would almost be impossible to comply with what’s being addressed now from the EPA as in agriculture. We’re doing everything we possibly can.”

“It’s just common sense, we don’t like dust in the morning but it’s something we got to live with,” Roberts said.

Here’s a copy of the EPA policy which various hippies and idiots who have no idea how farmers get their organic fruits and nuts to them (Hint: it involves trucks and dirt roads) claim isn’t that onerous. Yeah, doesn’t look like it’s a scheme to put farms out of business at all.

Better stock up on corn, I have e feeling we’re going to see shortages in the next few years.

http://www.red-alerts.com/survival-news/good-news-epa-looking-to-regulate-farm-roads/

Good News! EPA Looking to Regulate Farm Roads

 

You know how those big farms that feed us all have those little side roads that allow them to move their equipment and crop around in their day to day operation? The Environmental Protection Agency says they generated too much dust, by which the mean dirt flying into the air when a car drives on it, which they seem to think is bad for the Earth which is literally where this “dust” comes from.

This won’t cause an increase in food prices at all:

OKLAHOMA CITY — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering a crackdown on farm dust, so senators have signed a letter addressing their concerns on the possible regulations.

The letter dated July 23 to the EPA states, “If approved, would establish the most stringent and unparalleled regulation of dust in our nation’s history.” It further states, “We respect efforts for a clean and healthy environment, but not at the expense of common sense. These identified levels will be extremely burdensome for farmers and livestock producers to attain. Whether its livestock kicking up dust, soybeans being combined on a dry day in the fall, or driving a car down the gravel road, dust is a naturally occurring event.”

Many in the Oklahoma farming industry are opposed to the EPA’s consideration. One farmer said the possible regulations are ridiculous.

“It’s plain common sense, we don’t want to do anything detrimental,” said farmer Curtis Roberts. “If the dust is detrimental to us, it’s going to be to everybody. We’re not going to do anything to hurt ourselves or our farm.”

Roberts, a fourth generation farmer and rancher in Arcadia, said regulating dust in rural areas will hurt farmers’ harvest, cultivation and livelihood.

“Anytime you work ground, you’re going to have dust. I don’t know how they’ll regulate it,” Roberts said. “The regulations are going to put us down and keep us from doing things we need to be doing because of the EPA.”

Oklahoma Farm Bureau President Mike Spradling said the rules could be detrimental to farmers across the Sooner State.

“We as an organization do not feel dust is a pollutant,” Spradling said. “It would almost be impossible to comply with what’s being addressed now from the EPA as in agriculture. We’re doing everything we possibly can.”

“It’s just common sense, we don’t like dust in the morning but it’s something we got to live with,” Roberts said.

Here’s a copy of the EPA policy which various hippies and idiots who have no idea how farmers get their organic fruits and nuts to them (Hint: it involves trucks and dirt roads) claim isn’t that onerous. Yeah, doesn’t look like it’s a scheme to put farms out of business at all.

Better stock up on corn, I have e feeling we’re going to see shortages in the next few years.

http://www.red-alerts.com/survival-news/good-news-epa-looking-to-regulate-farm-roads/

Sunday, 1 August 2010

Arch Crawford Perspectives for 2010 and beyond

 

Arch Crawford on Goldseek radio 17 July 2010 If you follow financial astrology then you will have heard of Arch Crawford, the biggest name in the...
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Arch Crawford Perspectives for 2010 and beyond

 

Arch Crawford on Goldseek radio 17 July 2010


If you follow financial astrology then you will have heard of Arch Crawford, the biggest name in the business and a predictor with a phenomenal forecasting record over the past 30 years. His record commands respect even among those who laugh at astrology.Arch Crawford cut his technical analysis teeth as first assistant to top Wall Street technician Robert Farrell at Merrill Lynch in the early 1960s. In 1977, following Arch’s extensive research into astrophysical phenomenon, astrology and its correlation to market performance, he edited and published the premiere issue of Crawford Perspectives market timing newsletter.
Today, nearly 30 years later, Crawford Perspectives continues to bring readers one of the most highly regarded and consistently accurate market timing newsletters available.Arch Crawford recently made some dire predictions for a rare Cardinal Climax in August 2010 as seen in the original .Astrologer and chartist Arch Crawford sees a whole Mayan calendar full of trouble.
Arch Crawford is the creator of the Crawford Perspectives a financial markets advisory service utilizing technical analysis and planetary cycles research. Its monthly newsletter, Crawford Perspectives, has been edited by Arch Crawford since 1977.‘This is the biggest thing we have ever seen’, he told Goldseek.com radio . ‘That includes the First World War, Great Depression and Second World War’.

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Kymatica by Ben Stewart - Expand Your Consciousness

 

Kymatica is the sequel to Ben Stewart's Esoteric Agenda. One of the most important films ever made.In Ben's own words, this is his best movie project!
Kymatica Project including Documentary Film and Full Length Album. Pre-Orders available until Jan. 30, 2009. TalismanicIdols.org
Featuring Dr. Bruce Lipton and Henrik Palmgren (Red Ice Creations)
This movie focus on human and universal consciousness and points out psyche disease that mankind has induced that is creating insane illusion which is the main cause of pain and suffer. Goes deeper into metaphysical aspects and connects ancient hidden myths and history with modern ways of society and political outcome. Explains shamanism, duality, and reality behind DNAs and modern false beliefs. Overall, Kymatica is another excellent movie which attempts to point out the fundamental misconception that humankind are facing today that has resulted in imbalance between planet, nature and species.
Cymatics (from the Greek (kyma), meaning "wave" and (ta kymatica),
meaning "matters pertaining to waves", is the study of wave phenomena,
pioneered by Swiss medical doctor and natural scientist Hans Jenny (1904-1972).
Ben Stewart, the bright young musician and philosopher, creator of "Esoteric Agenda"
has released his second documentary "Kymatica" which is another winner.

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