Monthly Archives: December 2012

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Brownells, World’s Largest Firearms Supplier, Sells 3.5 Years Worth Of AR-15 Magazines In 3 Days

Gun and ammunition sales continue to soar in the days following the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., that left six adults and 20 children dead. Brownells, the world’s largest supplier…

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The World’s First 100% Organic Nation?

  The tiny Himalayan country of Bhutan serves as home to just 738,000 people—about the population of Alaska. But this tiny landlocked nation is on track to make one of…

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Major banks target of more cyber attacks; regulator tells banks to alert law, customers

An alert Friday from the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency warned about a new wave of so-called distributed denial-of-service attacks on some of the nation’s major financial…

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Stanford Scientists Create the World’s First Peel-and-Stick Solar Cells

Solar cells image via Shutterstock Instead of rigid, cumbersome flat solar panels, you could soon be powering your home and electronics with a sticker. Engineers at Stanford have successfully fabricated thin, flexible solar cells…

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Indian Banks are about to merge into Too-Big-To-Fail institutions

  It looks like India is going the same way as Wall Street and the American Banking system by creating gigantic banking conglomerates who will have enormous power of centralized…

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Indian monks promised me iPhone to ‘incite self-immolations’, claims arrested Tibetan

A Tibetan monk, who was recently arrested for abetting self-immolations, has said that he was instigated by two India-based monks who promised him an iPhone, Chinese official media claimed. 40-year-old…

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Walmart expands worldwide to become a “one stop” shopping destination

Wal-Mart opens stores in China US retail giant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc plans to open more than 100 new stores in China over the next three years, a senior executive said on Thursday. Raymond Bracy,…

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The inside story of the CIA-ISI 26/11 immunity deal

  The US State Department’s decision to extend immunity to two former ISI chiefs in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case is in accordance with a clandestine understanding reached between…

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Goldman Sachs lays off senior executives in China

It looks like life in China is difficult for Goldman’s. A place where they may actually have to have brains to make money as opposed to making money by cooking the books…

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U.N. Drops Out Of Polio Vaccinations In Pakistan Following Shootings

Clarification at 7:32 p.m. ET: Vaccination Campaign Not Suspended: The U.N. has halted its participation in a Pakistani-run polio vaccination program following attacks on health care workers. Lack of U.N….

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Bank of Australia Admits 99.9% of Gold Reserves Are Held in Bank of England

  From AUSBullion‘s Blog:   As at end-June 2011 the Reserve Bank of Australia held 80 tonnes of gold in London Good Delivery bars. The Reserve Bank holds 99.9 per cent of…

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Marijuana Business: Will Cigarette Makers Jump Into Pot Market?

Will the Marlboro Man light up a joint soon? The states of Washington and Colorado legalized possession of small amounts of recreational marijuana in the November elections, but it is…

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A forensic examination of dead currencies: What causes hyperinflations and why we have not seen one yet

A forensic analysis on dead currencies When I think of hyperinflation, I think of dead currencies. They are the best evidence. There is a common pattern to be found in…

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Quantum Entanglement Leaps Beyond Einstein –“New States of Light”

In 1935, Albert Einstein, Boris Podolsky, and Nathan Rosen, commonly referred to as EPR, published a thought experiment designed to show that quantum mechanics, by itself, is not sufficient to…

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Astounding Discovery In Mexico: 13 Individuals With Elongated Skulls Stun Archaeologists, Never Seen Before In Region

Scroll Down For Video Mexican experts found a cemetery a few thousand years old in the state of Sonora that has features never seen before in that region and extending…