Sunday, August 6, 2017

Event Update For 2017-08-05

The seas, lakes and oceans are now pluming deadly hydrogen sulfide and suffocating methane. Hydrogen sulfide is a highly toxic water-soluble heavier-than-air gas and will accumulate in low-lying areas. Methane is slightly more buoyant than normal air and so will be all around, but will tend to contaminate our atmosphere from the top down. These gases are sickening and killing oxygen-using life all around the world, including human life, as our atmosphere is increasingly poisoned. Because both gases are highly flammable and because our entire civilization is built around fire and flammable fuels, this is leading to more fires and explosions. This is an extinction level event and will likely decimate both the biosphere and human population and it is debatable whether humankind can survive this event.

A. More fires and more explosions, especially along the coasts, but everywhere generally.
B. Many more animal die-offs, of all kinds, and especially oceanic species.
C. More multiples of people will be found dead in their homes, as if they'd dropped dead.
D. More corpses found in low-lying areas, all over the world.
E. More unusual vehicular accidents.
F. Improved unemployment numbers as people die off.

Category: Variety Pack

2017-08-05 - Two men, 38 and 69, drop dead simultaneously in a garden outdoors in Authon-du-Perche (France):

Quote: "French authorities are investigating the mysterious death of two friends whose bodies were found in a back garden bearing no sign of violence. Lucien Pérot, 69, and Olivier Boudin, 38, appear to have died as they were having a meal together. Their bodies were found on Thursday in the garden of Perot's house in Authon-du-Perche, about 150km (90 miles) south-west of Paris. One was sitting on a chair and the other lying down, prosecutors say. 'Their bodies showed no apparent sign of attack. They seem to have died simultaneously,' the prosecutors told L'Écho Républicain newspaper (in French)."

2017-08-05 - Two people found dead in burning car in Detroit (Michigan):

2017-08-05 - Person found dead at 2 AM at site of grass fire in Langley (Canada), 8 miles from the coast:

2017-08-05 - Munitions depot explodes and burns in Ha Giang Province (Vietnam):

2017-08-05 - Metal recycling center hit by fire along the Willamette River, pile of scrap metal burns, in Portland (Oregon):

Quote: "A spokesperson for Portland Fire said the burning scrap metal pile is 600 feet in diameter and 11 feet tall. "

2017-08-05 - Steel plant damaged by fire just before 2 AM near the Mississippi River in Alton (Illinois):

2017-08-05 - Pilot has 'medical emergency', plane makes emergency landing in Manchester (Britain):

Quote: "A Flybe pilot was stretchered from a plane after it made an emergency landing at Manchester Airport. The crew of the Dash 8 aircraft were forced to land part way through a two hour journey from [coastal] Inverness to [coastal] Jersey on Saturday afternoon. It was the first officer, who is second in command, that needed medical help and he was stretchered off the plane into a waiting ambulance."

2017-08-05 - US Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircraft crashes into the ocean in coastal Shoalwater Bay (Australia), 3 killed:

2017-08-05 - Track fire breaks out in subway in coastal Manhattan (New York):

2017-08-05 - Transformer bursts into flame near Albany International Airport (New York):

2017-08-05 - Wildfire rages on the island of Kythira (Greece), village evacuated:

2017-08-05 - Multiple wildfires burning across Macedonia, state of emergency declared:

2017-08-05 - Boat bursts into flame, burns and sinks near Valcour Island in Lake Champlain (Vermont):

2017-08-05 - Boat bursts into flame on Tellico Lake in Loudon County (Tennessee):

Note: These are the 714th and 715th boats/ships to burn/explode in 2017...

2017-08-05 - Transit bus bursts into flame on highway in coastal Negros Occidental (Philippine Islands):

2017-08-05 - Passenger bus bursts into flame near Pune (India):

Quote: "An MSRTC bus moving on Mumbai-Pune Expressway suddenly caught fire and went up in flames early Saturday morning. However the passengers and driver had a narrow escape and all went out of the bus unhurt."

Note: These are the 533rd and 534th buses to burn in 2017...

2017-08-05 - Three tanker trucks go up in flames at petroleum facility at port in coastal Mombasa (Kenya), 3 injured:

Quote: "At least three people were injured and property worth millions of shillings destroyed on Saturday after fuel tankers burst into flames in Mombasa."

Quote: "A statement from Mbaraki Ltd said an oil tanker caught fire within the premises. The fire spread to two other tankers before being contained by firefighters from Mombasa County, Kenya Pipeline and Kenya Ports Authority (KPA)."

2017-08-05 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Mt. Pleasant Township (Pennsylvania):

Quote: "Emergency crews successfully doused a fire that broke out in a tractor-trailer transporting chickens along the Pennsylvania Turnpike early Saturday night, state police said."

2017-08-05 - Tractor bursts into flame near Highway 44 in Robstown (Texas):

2017-08-05 - Tractor trailer hauling hay bursts into flame near Bertrand (Nebraska):

Note: These are the 1395th, 1396th, 1397th, 1398th, 1399th and 1400th tractors/tankers/semis to burn/explode in 2017...

2017-08-05 - RV bursts into flame before 12:15 AM while parked in coastal West Prince (Canada):

Note: This is the 377th RV to burn/explode in 2017...

2017-08-05 - Van bursts into flame on I-75 in coastal Fort Myers (Florida), separate crash too:

2017-08-05 - Van bursts into flame at apartment building in Riverside (California):

2017-08-05 - Car bursts into flame while parked on Central Street in Detroit Lakes (Minnesota):

2017-08-05 - Car bursts into flame on I-675 in Fairborn (Ohio):

2017-08-05 - Car bursts into flame while parked at business, fire spreads to business, in Tullamore (Ireland):

2017-08-05 - Car and RV trailer go up in flames in Marsden (Britain):

2017-08-05 - Car bursts into flame on St Davids Way in Nuneaton (Britain):

2017-08-05 - Car bursts into flame on Paul Rink Way in Blackburn (Britain):

2017-08-05 - Car bursts into flame on Mallory Road in Bishops Tachbrook (Britain):

2017-08-05 - Car bursts into flame on Plymouth Road in coastal Plymouth (Britain):

2017-08-05 - Car bursts into flame on the M25 near Leatherhead (Britain):

2017-08-05 - Vehicle bursts into flame on Francis Close in coastal Exeter (Britain):

2017-08-05 - Motorcycle bursts into flame while parked in garage at home on Old Ide Lane in Ide in coastal Exeter (Britain):

2017-08-05 - Hoverboard bursts into flame at West Park Mall in Cape Girardeau (Missouri):

2017-08-05 - Trailer bursts into flame in parking lot at Bed, Bath and Beyond on Bear Valley Road in Apple Valley (California):

2017-08-05 - Barn destroyed by huge blaze in Frederick (Maryland):

2017-08-05 - Barn destroyed by fire in Fleming (New York):

2017-08-05 - Wildfire grows to 30,000 acres, destroys 6 outbuildings, threatens homes, near American Falls (Idaho):

2017-08-05 - Wildfire erupts and destroys 5 homes near Lake Isabella (California):

2017-08-05 - Wildfire grows to 3,657 acres near Quincy (California):

2017-08-05 - Wildfire forces evacuations near Vila Caiz (Portugal):

Quote: "A wildfire raging in northern Portugal amid scorching temperatures forced the evacuation on Saturday of a water park and the closure of a highway, firefighters said. Over 70 firefighters backed by 21 vehicles were battling the blaze in scrubland near Vila Caiz, located about 55 kilometres northeast of Porto, the civil protection agency said. Firefighters evacuated the Parque Aquatico de Amarante and closed a stretch of the A4 highway as a precaution, according to Commander Jose Pereira - the head of the firefighters in the nearby town of Avintes."

2017-08-05 - Mulch fire breaks shortly before 6:30 AM at business in James City County (Virginia):

2017-08-05 - Uniform business heavily damaged by fire at 2:15 AM in San Antonio (Texas):

2017-08-05 - Strip mall damaged by fire on Beach Boulevard in coastal Huntington Beach (California):

2017-08-05 - Business complex damaged by fire just before 6:30 AM in East Longmeadow (Massachusetts):

2017-08-05 - Abattoir heavily damaged by huge fire at 4:06 AM in Brechin (Scotland):

2017-08-05 - Home heavily damaged by fire at 6:45 AM at Seven Falls on Lake Avenue near Colorado Springs (Colorado):

2017-08-05 - Home heavily damaged by fire in coastal Lake Worth (Florida), 1 injured:

2017-08-05 - Home heavily damaged by fire at 6:15 AM in El Paso (Texas):

2017-08-05 - Home heavily damaged by fire on Blue Ridge Drive in Millersville (Pennsylvania):

2017-08-05 - Home heavily damaged by fire at 3:08 AM in Hinckley (Illinois), nobody there:

2017-08-05 - Home destroyed by fire at 6:30 AM in Saucier (Mississippi):

2017-08-05 - Home destroyed by fire at 6:19 AM in Sonoma Valley (California):

2017-08-05 - Home destroyed by fire at 3:25 AM on McSkimming Road in Aspen (Colorado):

Quote: "The home was a 1,825-square-foot structure valued at $1.9 million, according to county records."

Note: Wow, that was one pricy not-very-big home. A thousand bucks per square foot. $7.23 per SQUARE INCH!

2017-08-05 - Home destroyed by fire just after 4 AM in Rensselaer (New York), dog killed:

2017-08-05 - Duplex destroyed by fire in Huntington (West Virginia):

2017-08-05 - Apartment building heavily damaged by fire in Northgate area in coastal Seattle (Washington):

2017-08-05 - Apartment building destroyed by fire in Cheney (Washington):

2017-08-05 - High-rise apartment building damaged by fire in coastal Arlington (Virginia):

2017-08-05 - Motel heavily damaged by fire at midnight in Plainfield (Indiana):

2017-08-05 - Deadly fire burns home near Maiden (North Carolina), 1 killed:

2017-08-05 - Vacant home burns in Springfield (Missouri):

2017-08-05 - Vacant home burns in Syracuse (New York):

2017-08-05 - Three teens, 13, 15 and 16, die in the water at beach in coastal Mumbai (India):

2017-08-05 - Two people, 36 and 38, found dead in the Achankovil River in Kerala (India):

2017-08-05 - Four girls, 9, 9, 9 and 12, found dead in watery pit in Rautahat (Nepal):

2017-08-05 - Three children, 13, 11 and 7, found dead in four-foot-deep pond in Ol Kalou (Kenya):

2017-08-05 - Man, 71, topples into swimming pool and dies in La Plata (Maryland):

Quote: "A 71-year-old man drowned after falling into his pool in La Plata while cleaning it Friday night, authorities say. The Charles County Sheriff's Office confirms the man was found dead in his pool on 5654 Mount Carmel Road. The sheriff's office says the death does not look like it was suspicious and that they do not know why the man fell in."

2017-08-05 - College student, man, incoming freshman, found dead in the water at Ithaca Falls in Ithaca (New York):

Note: Almost made it to his first day of college! Looks like the college student deaths have begun again...

2017-08-05 - Man, 19, found dead in the Ogeechee River at the Steel Bridge River Landing in Guyton (Georgia):

2017-08-05 - Boy, 8, dies after being pulled from swimming pool at resort in Desert Hot Springs (California):

2017-08-05 - Boy, 9, found dead in Smith Mountain Lake (Virginia):

2017-08-05 - Man, 23, found dead in sand pit in coastal Salisbury (Massachusetts):

2017-08-05 - Man found dead in Lake Tenkiller (Oklahoma):

2017-08-06 - Woman, 24, found dead in Lake Michigan at Marquette Park Beach in Gary (Indiana):

2017-08-05 - Man dies after being pulled unconscious from Clear Lake at George Barker Park in Orlando (Florida):

2017-08-05 - Woman, 20, found dead in canal in Fresno (California):

2017-08-05 - Man found dead in the Kanawha River in South Charleston (West Virginia):

2017-08-05 - Woman found dead near the Santa Clara River in St. George (Utah):

2017-08-05 - Man, 74, found dead in the Lakeside Mountains in Tooele County (Utah):

2017-08-05 - Man found dead in the Missouri River in St. Charles (Missouri):

2017-08-05 - Woman, 40, found dead in home in Rochester (New York):

2017-08-05 - Woman found dead in ditch along Birchwoods Drive in Greenville (North Carolina):

2017-08-05 - Person drops dead in the wee hours at bus station in Phoenix (Arizona):

2017-08-05 - Man, 20, found dead along I-84 near Corbett (Oregon):

2017-08-05 - Person found dead near 3rd and Arthur in Spokane (Washington):

2017-08-05 - Person found dead in the water at beach in coastal Cavelossim (India):

2017-08-05 - Woman, 25, doctor, found dead in the Ryves Canal near Komatigunta (India):

2017-08-05 - Man found dead in public restroom in Jiribam (India):

2017-08-05 - Man, 67, found dead at home on Panbrae Road in coastal Bo'ness (Scotland), 650 feet from the ocean:

2017-08-05 - Man drops dead before 7:45 AM at Victoria Park in Tunstall (Britain):

2017-08-05 - Man drops dead in coastal Shotley Gate (Britain):

2017-08-05 - Woman slumps over, car crashes and overturns, in Rapho Township (Pennsylvania), 1 killed:

Quote: "'We do have witnesses that the driver slumped over, so we are investigating the possibility of maybe a medical issue,' said Joseph Stauffer, Manheim Borough Police Chief."

2017-08-05 - Driver has 'medical issue', truck veers off road and overturns, on I-55 near Ross R. Barnett Reservoir (Mississippi):

Quote: "According to Corporal Eric Henry with the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the driver was traveling south on I-55 when he had an apparent medical issue that caused him to pass out. He ran off the road and overturned."

2017-08-05 - Driver has 'medical emergency', car crashes into home, in Superior (Minnesota):

Quote: "A car is removed from the scene after crashing into a home in Superior on Aug. 5, 2017. Police said the driver suffered a medical emergency."

2017-08-05 - Passenger plane hit by severe turbulence en route to Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), 10+ injured:

2017-08-05 - Small plane crashes and burns near Pittstown (New Jersey), 3 injured:

2017-08-05 - Small plane crash-lands in field near Clay City (Kentucky), engine failure, 1 injured:

2017-08-05 - Tanker truck veers off road and overturns at 5:30 AM on I-64 in Louisa County (Virginia):

2017-08-05 - Tanker truck overturns, bursts into flame, in Vadodara (India):

2017-08-05 - Tractor trailer veers off road, crashes down embankment, near Clarkia (Idaho), 1 killed:

2017-08-05 - Tractor trailer overturns, bursts into flame, on highway near coastal Sharjah (UAE), 1 killed:

2017-08-05 - SUV plows into Walmart in Grand Forks (North Dakota):

2017-08-05 - Pickup truck veers over centerline at 6:35 AM, hits minivan head-on, in Lane County (Oregon), 1 killed, 1 injured:

2017-08-05 - Car hits parked car at 3:15 AM then hits gas station, fire erupts, in coastal Washington DC, 1 killed, 1 injured:

2017-08-05 - Car veers off road just before 5:30 AM, hits tree, bursts into flame, in Auburn (Massachusetts), 1 injured:

2017-08-05 - Dog attacks and injures 12-year-old boy, boy loses thumb, in Gautier (Mississippi):

2017-08-05 - Pit bull attacks and injures 6-year-old girl in Waterbury (Connecticut):

2017-08-05 - Bear attacks and kills zookeeper at Orsa Rovdjurspark (Sweden):

2017-08-05 - Sidewalk collapses under woman in coastal Manhattan (New York), 1 injured:

2017-08-05 - Building partially collapses in coastal Manhattan (New York), 1 injured:

2017-08-05 - Building collapses in coastal Patras (Greece), 1 killed:

2017-08-05 - Man, 71, pulled unconscious from hot tub in Green Valley (Arizona):

2017-08-05 - Woman, 73, has 'medical emergency' and loses consciousness on fishing boat near coastal Destin (Florida):

Quote: "The Coast Guard assisted a woman who was reportedly going in and out of consciousness 14 miles southwest of Destin Harbor, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at 6:30 p.m. of a 73-year-old woman aboard a fishing vessel going in and out of consciousness."

2017-08-05 - Firefighter has 'medical incident' near White Lake Parkway in Cold Springs (Nevada):

Quote: "A Bureau of Land Management firefighter had to be rescued after experiencing a 'medical incident' while training north of Reno late Saturday morning. According to the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, the B.L.M. firefighter was doing a physical training hike near White Lake Parkway in Cold Springs when they suffered the incident."

2017-08-05 - Man has 'medical episode' on Windmill Road in coastal Gravesend (Britain), 2000 feet from the coast:

Quote: "A man was taken to hospital after suffering a medical episode outside council offices in Gravesend."

2017-08-05 - Toxic blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) hits Lake Winnebago (Wisconsin):

2017-08-05 - Toxic blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) hits Pawnee Lake just west of Lincoln (Nebraska):

2017-08-05 - Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes near the coast in Mindanao (Philippine Islands):

2017-08-05 - Magnitude 5.0+ earthquake strikes near the Wolfe Creek Crater near Sturt Creek (Australia):

2017-08-05 - Magnitude 3.1 earthquake strikes near Healdsburg (California):

2017-08-05 - Magnitude 3.0 and magnitude 3.3 earthquakes shake Sumner County (Kansas):

2017-08-05 - Heatwave bakes Macedonia:

2017-08-05 - Heavy rain and flooding hit New Orleans (Louisiana):

Quote: "New Orleans-area residents are slogging through floodwaters after a day of heavy rainfall. reports a flash flood warning for parts of New Orleans was extended to 11 p.m. Warnings for some other nearby areas expired earlier. The news site reported nearly 8 inches (20 centimeters) of rain fell in Mid-City during the afternoon and about 5 inches (13 centimeters) fell elsewhere in the city. Water was knee-deep in much of New Orleans."

2017-08-05 - Heavy rain and flooding hit Thailand:

Quote: "Some areas in 20 districts of this northeastern provinces have been declared disaster zones from flooding as the water levels in Chi, Yang and Sieo rivers are still high, provincial disaster prevention and mitigation office chief Sorawut Palawat said. The disater areas cover 1,766 villages in 159 tambons with 71,469 households. Damage has been made on 612,033 rai of farmland, mostly rice fields, and seven roads. Eight temporatry shelters have been set up to take flood evacuees."

2017-08-05 - Climate change risk to Europe’s most dangerous pathogens revealed:

2017-08-05 - Rabies cases spiking in Colorado:

2017-08-05 - Shrinkflation has started to disguise global food price rises:

2017-08-05 - Spies over Seattle? US Air Force conducts mystery flights around coastal Seattle (Washington):

2017-08-05 - On exponential population growth:

Note: The Earth has a solution for the population problem. I doubt people are gonna like it too much though...

2017-08-05 - Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan ominously warns that the biggest bond bubble in history is about to burst:

2017-08-05 - August 4 is now Barack Obama Day in Illinois:

Quote: "Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law Friday a measure to designate Aug. 4 as 'Barack Obama Day' across Illinois."

2017-08-05 - Surfer Bethany Hamilton inducted into the Surfers' Hall of Fame 14 years after a shark bit one of her arms off:

Quote: "Hawaii surfer Bethany Hamilton lost 60 percent of her blood and her left arm in a 2003 shark attack. After multiple surgeries, she vowed to get back on the board — which she did just one month later. And now, 14 years later, she has taken her place among the sport’s greats. Hamilton was inducted into the Surfers’ Hall of Fame on Friday in Huntington Beach, California."


  1. Check this out:

    Scroll down and see the tweets with the pics. They used mine! Heh, @JJFHypothesis sneaks into a news story.

  2. Also, if you have never watched the movie 'The Bay' from 2012, it's worth a watch. It's a fictional story about an environmental disaster at some town on the East Coast, where hormone-laden chicken poop gets into the water and contaminates the nearby bay and turns some sea creatures into flesh-eating monsters. It's very plausible, and told documentary-style, and seems quite similar to this sea lice attack.

    The environment must be changing in ways that favor these sea lice. Maybe whatever eats the sea lice has died off, so their population is exploding, or maybe there's a lot of dead fish in the water there, which would attract sea lice. Whatever the reason, this seems like one of those things where if we see it happen once, it's gonna happen again and again. If people's skin starts getting eaten off regularly at beaches in Australia (or anywhere else, for that matter), that might have some impact on tourism.

  3. Yeah, I read that this morning - but I didn't see the tweets then (so i'll look now). YEP - that's YOU all right! Great job! NOW maybe some people will start to notice what's going on, eh?

    [Here's today's first installment of incidents from yesterday, last night and this morning, from zeta; pardon the repeats]
    Heavy rainfall causes severe flooding in much of New Orleans; 5 inches of rain in 3 hours

    Shallow 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Indian Ocean

    EF2 tornado that ripped through Tulsa, Oklahoma injuring 30 was unusual in 2 ways

    Sunday's storm was unusual in two ways: It developed in August, after Oklahoma's spring tornado season, and it developed rapidly out of what appeared Saturday evening to be a "garden variety" thunderstorm, said Roger Jolliff, Tulsa Area Emergency Management director said.

    Since 1950, there had only been two previous tornadoes in August in Tulsa County, according to National Weather Service statistics. The first was an F1 in 1955, the second was an F2 in 1958. Sunday's marks the third. [more]

    Larger hail damaging aircraft with increased emergency landings worldwide

    Monday, 7 August 2017
    Marine creatures eat Melbourne teenager's legs

    Tiny 'meat-loving' marine creatures 'eat' teenager's legs at Melbourne beach

    144F in Kuwait burns bushes and trees


    In Kuwait temperature reaches 62 degrees

     In Kuwait, the air temperature in some places reached 62 degrees Celsius in an open area where there is no shadow.

    Users of social networks share videos of burning trees, bushes, and also note that because of the heat, gasoline in the car tanks exploded.

    Kuwait just owns a world record for temperature indicators - in the town of Mithribach in the north-west of the country on July 21, 2016, the highest temperature in the history of meteorological observations on our planet was recorded. The heat in the shade here reached plus 54 degrees Celsius. [more; ~1 min. video]

    [continued below]


  4. Temperature record - 107.39 degrees in Death Valley

    Death Valley set record for hottest month in U.S. history with average temperature of 107.39 degrees

    Paul R. Ehrlich and Michael Killen Discuss Trump, Scientists and Climate Change

    Jet Stream Crosses Equator Essentially Around Entire Planet

    [15 min. video]

    Asia under water: How 137 million people’s lives are being put at risk – “In the next 30 years, it is projected that heavy rainfall events will be increasing by about 20 percent for sure”

    Officials resort to artificial rain to tackle raging wildfires in Siberia

    Did A Novelist From The 1800s Warn Us In Advance That Donald Trump Would Be ‘The Last President’?

    The Idiocracy Is About To Be Repealed

    Missing in Action from all of the heated debate about Obamacare repeal is the inconvenient fact that the health insurance cartel's profits, soared by +30% during the second quarter. Apologists will say this is due to less exposure to the Obamacare exchanges - of course it is, that's the point, these companies specialize in skimming the cream off of the healthcare market, leaving the pre-existing conditions to the public system. That is the fundamental flaw in the U.S. system. Coupled with the fact that fewer and fewer U.S. companies are providing health insurance as a benefit, it's a recipe for total system collapse. [more]

    Take From The Poor, Give To The Rich

    Herein lies the problem, by engineering fake reflation via asset price levitation, global Central Banks have driven a chasmic disconnect between asset values and economic reality. They tried this already in the period 2009-2011, and that crash was vertical since the rotation from cyclicals is always back to bonds. Once cyclicals become overbought, and every other sector is played out, there is nowhere else to go.

    What was once considered a recession is now considered peak recovery.  [more]


  5. News Links, August 7, 2017
    Rice Farmer

    Sainsbury's eyes 1,000 job cuts [UK]

    What's really driving the global economic crisis is net energy decline

    Billions Lost in Nuclear Power Projects, With More Bills Due

    The cobalt pipeline
    Tracing the path from deadly hand-dug mines in Congo to consumers' phones and laptops

    Is Another Oil Head-Fake Brewing?

    The Shale Boom Slows Down While Investor Enthusiasm for Permian Fades

    Four Top Primary Silver Miners Production Plummets

    Big Oil's Dream of $65 Billion Hidden Off Norway Is Fading Away

    Farming practices need to change to keep up with climate change, researchers say

    Seismic events strike shale-rich Oklahoma for second day

    FOIA Dump Reveals Collusion Between Lynch, FBI And Media To Bury Bill Clinton Meeting

    How the CIA Came to Doubt the Official Story of JFK's Murder

    Has Seymour Hersh Debunked 'Russia-gate'?

    The Attack on Global Privacy Leaves Few Places To Turn

    Russia Sanctions and the Coming Crackdown on Americans

    The War on WikiLeaks and Assange

    Joining Arab states, Israel says it plans to ban Al-Jazeera

    As shootings soar, Chicago police use technology to predict crime

    Former Facebook Exec Warns Society Will Collapse Within 30 Years As Robots Steal Half Of All Jobs

    Japan Buries Our Most-Cherished Economic Ideas

    Bursting Of The China Credit Bubble Is Imminent

    Steer Clear of Any Investment Tied to This Failing U.S. State
    Yet another state is on the verge of collapse. Just like Illinois, California, and New Jersey, it's now Connecticut who is struggling to keep the lights on, and it doesn't look like the situation will get any easier.

    The Amazon Effect: Part Time Jobs Soar By 393K, Full Time Jobs Slide

    Where The Jobs Were: Waiters And Bartenders Topped The List
    There have now been 89 consecutive months without a decline for waiter and bartender jobs, the strongest sector for US employment.

    Anti-Populist Coward Jeff Sessions Threatens the First Amendment

    Corporate Employers Flee Pensions With Gap Topping $375 Billion

    How The Fed Enabled Corporate Kingpins To Scalp Billions

    Rand Paul: Civil asset forfeiture turns the American justice system on its head

    Legg Mason Survey Finds Baby Boomers Are Roughly $30 Trillion Short On Retirement Savings

    Taking a look at the 95 million Americans not in the labor force
    1 private sector worker is supporting every 2 Americans.


  6. Was just reading about sea lice. Those things are ancient, from the Cambrian period 480+ million years ago. Not as old as jellyfish, but much older than the Permian-Triassic extinction, which means sea lice survived the 'Great Dying', so they're the kind of life you'd expect to do okay in a repeat of the Permian-Triassic. There will be a few winners and a great many losers in terms of which species survive and which go extinct. Looks like sea lice may be one of the few winners, so I bet we do see more attacks like this one in Australia.

  7. Yeah, it's gettin' downright scary, the way things are proceeding, with new (and uncomfortable/worrying) "surprises" popping up all the time.

    [you may have one of the best locations for this, Jonny]
    Eclipses in Kansas City, Missouri, USA

    [what to look for]
    Weird things that happen during a total solar eclipse

    Newly unearthed memo reveals CIA infiltration of the media

    Likely, such declassified papers constitute the tip of the iceberg in terms of revealing the depths that US intelligence agencies have gone to in studying how to manipulate public perception and opinion. No doubt the more extensive content still remains classified and hidden. [more]

    Ussuriysk goes under water after torrential rains in Russia's Far East

    Infant dies following attack by family dog in Bangor, Maine

    New South Wales and Victoria rocked by 2 rare thundersnow storms in Australia

    Lightning caused 19 fires in 24 hours across Manitoba

    A total of 257 forest fires have been recorded by the province this year, with 170 of them caused by lightning [more]

    World's most evil company - Monsanto rocked by new court documents


  8. Mysterious hybrid strain of anthrax is killing chimps & spreading to other species in the African Rainforest

    "To our surprise, almost 40 percent of all animal deaths in Taï National Park we investigated were attributable to anthrax," says virologist Emmanuel Couacy-Hymann from the Ivorian Animal Health Institute. [more]

    U.S. federal department is censoring use of term “climate change”, emails reveal – “These records reveal Trump’s active censorship of science in the name of his political agenda”

    [why not just call it "bullshit"?]

    Darren Daulton was one of many ex-Phillies to die of brain cancer

    The announcement that former Phillies catcher Darren Daulton died of brain cancer yesterday was certainly sad news. Also sad: he was not the first former Phillies player to do so. In addition to Daulton, Tug McGraw, John Vukovich, Ken Brett and Johnny Oates all succumbed to it.

    This is not the only cancer cluster discussed in baseball circles. Several years ago former Royals pitcher Bob Tufts noted that he and several other ex-Royals had been diagnosed with or died of cancer as well. In addition to Tufts, Paul Splittoroff, Dick Howser and Dan Quisenberry died from various forms of the disease after spending time in K.C.. Again, anecdotal. Baseball’s most common cancer threat: skin cancer. [more; this is suspicious - maybe something about stadiums, weed killer used on the grass, something ain't right]

    NC group reports Bigfoot sighting over the weekend northwest of Charlotte