Unspun News 180208

Everyday Bernie gathers together a collection of recent world events from alternative and main stream sources. Here they are — Unspun out to all of you.

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WORLD
“Talking Syria & Media lies, on Sputnik orbiting the world.”
https://ingaza.wordpress.com/2018/02/06/talking-syria-media-lies-on-sputnik-orbiting-the-world/

“The United Nations’ human rights chief has warned of the “dark clouds” of political extremism and intolerance that are building over Indonesia.”
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-…g-inroads-un-human-rights-chief-warns/9406554

“The US appears to be aiming at dividing Syria, as US troops still linger in the country even after its promise to end the mission after driving out Islamic State fighters, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.”
https://www.rt.com/news/418141-lavrov-us-syria-division/

UNDER-REPORTED
JON RAPPOPORT- ““Global solution” means the individual is cut out of the equation, he doesn’t count, he doesn’t mean anything in the larger scheme of things, he’s just another pawn and cipher to move around on the board. This is purposeful. This is the script for the future: create problems whose only solution appears to be collective.”
https://jonrappoport.wordpress.com/2018/02/07/the-individual-vs-globalism-3/

THIERRY MEYSSAN – “While the Congress for a Syrian National Dialogue has not solved the conflict, it has swept away the minor groups who were pretending to represent the Syrian People for the benefit of the Western powers.”
http://www.voltairenet.org/article199576.html

NUCLEAR

EARTH
“The northern hemisphere’s permafrost regions have been concealing a really unpleasant surprise: mercury. A lot of mercury. Nearly twice as much mercury as the rest of the planet’s natural mercury combined.” Oooooops….
https://www.sciencealert.com/massive-amounts-of-mercury-frozen-in-permafrost-northern-hemisphere

BAD Oooops……
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-07/murray-darling-basin-plan-in-danger-of-collapse/9406338

“Flies have among the fastest eyes on Earth — so it’s no wonder they’re hard to swat”
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-07/why-its-so-hard-to-swat-those-annoying-flies/9405094

“Coldest and Most Snow Ever”
http://drsircus.com/spiritual-psychology/coldest-and-most-snow-ever/

M5.8 @ 15km, Taiwan.
https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=646614

“Siding With Monsanto, GOP Threatens to Cut Off WHO Funds Over Glyphosate Finding“
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2…reatens-cut-who-funds-over-glyphosate-finding

“Traffic chaos in French capital as wintry weather hits country’s north“
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/07/eiffel-tower-closes-snow-weather-paris-france
ALSO – http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art…oks-beautiful-seven-inches-snow.html?ITO=1490

UK – “The Met Office said a “prolonged cold period” with below average temperatures was expected for “much of February and perhaps even into March”.
https://www.iceagenow.info/uk-deep-freeze-last-month/

Earth – “The ozone layer – which protects us from harmful ultraviolet radiation – is recovering at the poles, but unexpected decreases in part of the atmosphere may be preventing recovery at lower latitudes.”
https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/02…overing-despite-antarctic-ozone-hole-healing/

US – “Potent winter storm targets Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, significant icing and quick freeze-up”
https://watchers.news/2018/02/07/winter-storm-liam-ohio-valley-midatlantic-northeast/

UNCLASSIFIED
“Norway pledges to stop fur farming practice; Cheers for the the first Nordic country to take this step.“
https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/blogs/norway-pledges-end-its-cruel-fur-farming-industry

“The world’s most powerful rocket, carrying Elon Musk’s personal Tesla sports car, has shot for a solar orbit that will reach all the way to Mars. Here are photos of the launch.” Tesla? Seems a bit Austin-tatious to me …. (Sorry – the devil made me say it….)
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-07/spacexs-rocket-carries-elon-musks-car-to-space/9404372

ALTERNATIVE
“Now more than ever, Buddhists are using scientific tools and scientists are using Buddhist wisdom to uncover truths about the universe. Here, we present a collection of articles on the fruits of those collaborations.”
www.lionsroar.com/buddhism-science-teachings-reports-commentaries-and-conversations/

“You could be seeing the very beginnings of using silence as a selling point as silence may be becoming more and more attractive. As the world around becomes increasingly loud and cluttered you may find yourself seeking out the reprieve that silent places and silence have to offer. This may be a wise move as studies are showing that silence is much more important to your brains than you might think.” YESSS! Paying attention, are we?
http://www.lifehack.org/377243/science-says-silence-much-more-important-our-brains-than-thought

PREDICTION/FORECASTS
“A Final Warning from George Orwell”. I DO hope you are paying attention….. For just 2 minutes.

ASTRONOMIC
“New Data Shows TRAPPIST-1 Planets Are More Habitable Than We Ever Thought”. D’ya get the feeling of something being broken to you gently? I do……
https://www.sciencealert.com/trappist-1-rocky-composition-water-atmosphere-analysis-habitability

“The idea of something being simultaneously a liquid and a solid should be rightfully confusing, because it seems to go against our basic understanding of how things like matter work. But ice (or water?) with those qualities may be pretty common in our outer solar system.”
https://www.outerplaces.com/science/item/17731-superionic-ice-uranus-neptune

Solar wind, AND a C8 class solar flare.
http://spaceweather.com/archive.php?view=1&day=07&month=02&year=2018

“Capacitance, resistance, and induction power the Sun.” Yes – it IS electric!
https://www.thunderbolts.info/wp/2018/02/07/charge-flow/

HEALTH
“A recent University of Exeter study has discovered that nearly all teenagers tested are holding bisphenol-A (BPA) in their intestinal lining. The chemical that makes plastics stronger and more flexible was found in higher amounts in teenagers than in the general public, causing major concern since the hormone disrupting toxicant can affect the reproductive system.” Geee – wouldn’t that cull ya?
https://www.naturalblaze.com/2018/0…ne-disruptor-86-percent-digestive-tracts.html

GENERAL/USEFUL
“Researchers develop new algorithms to train robots”
https://techxplore.com/news/2018-02-algorithms-robots.html

“Spider-Like Creature With a Tail Was Just Found in 100 Million-Year-Old Amber”
https://www.sciencealert.com/100-mi…id-with-tail-found-in-amber-chimerachne-yingi

“Cheddar Man: First modern Britons had ‘dark to black’ skin, DNA research reveals”
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-…s-had-dark-to-black-skin-dna-research/9406636

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“Pity the nation that has to silence its writers for speaking their minds… Pity the nation that needs to jail those who ask for justice while communal killers, mass murderers, corporate scamsters, looters, rapists and those who prey on the poorest of the poor, roam free.”

~~ Arundhati Roy

Disclaimer
There is much disinformation and misinformation ‘out there’. I do not have the time to check the credentials of every writer that I place in Unspun, so please be aware that your discrimination, used in parallel with your open-minded intellect, is your best friend – ALL the time!

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