18 Apr 2018

Strong carbon fiber artificial muscles can lift 12,600 times their own weight
These muscles are capable of not only lifting up to 12,600 times their own weight, but also supporting up to 60 MPa of mechanical stress, providing tensile strokes higher than 25% and specific work of up to 758 J/kg. This amount is 18 times more than the specific work natural muscles are capable of producing.

‘Super gonorrhoea’ spreading fast as ANOTHER Brit hols hotspot struck with STI
Two people in Australia have been diagnosed with the STI for the first time as it makes the jump from South East Asia. Health officials confirmed the cases of gonorrhoea – also called the clap – were found to be resistant to antibiotics in the last month. And Australia is packed with both British tourists on their holidays along with more than 1.2 million expats from the UK.

Muslims queuing up to have demons EXORCISED by Catholic priests
Albanian priest Cardinal Ernest Simoni told almost 300 delegates he personally had performed exorcisms on Muslims. He said: “Jesus came for everyone. They remain Muslim.”Giuseppe Ferrari, who is said to be an authority expert on the subject of exorcism, said: “I don’t see why we cannot do it for Muslims if they ask.” “They say, ‘Someone has done black magic to harm me, can you help?’”

Russia puts UK on ALERT: Putin sends warships to English Channel
The Royal Navy is preparing to “take appropriate action” when the Minsk 127 approaches, the Ministry of Defence told the Daily Star Online. The ship regularly carries huge amounts of weapons and has been heavily involved in helping Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad cling onto control in his country.

‘We’re ALL racist now!’ Morrissey claims term has been stripped of meaning by ‘Loony left’
MORRISSEY has declared the word “racist” has become meaningless in today’s society because it is so widely used as a “way of changing the subject” The singer said it was far easier to “distract” by calling people a racist than to listen to or argue against their “enlightened” comments. “And as far as racism goes, the modern loony left seem to forget that Hitler was left wing!

The Southwestern Hemisphere Is Sliding Towards Its Own “Arab Spring”
South and Central America are on a crash course for regional collapse and a geopolitical disaster which could drastically alter the political landscape of the Western Hemisphere and plunge the United States into dire crisis. The past year in particular has been marked by a growing number of indications that a significant number of Latin American nations are due for some level of civil strife, which creates the real risk of a major migrant crisis for the United States….

Mike Pompeo: CIA chief made secret trip to North Korea
CIA director Mike Pompeo travelled to Pyongyang for a secret meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, US President Donald Trump has confirmed. A “good relationship” was formed at the meeting last week, Mr Trump tweeted on Wednesday. News of the visit first emerged on Tuesday. US officials were quoted as saying the aim was to prepare a summit between Mr Trump and Mr Kim.

Syria ‘chemical attack’: Investigators await UN green light on Douma
Experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons will visit the site of an alleged chemical attack on Wednesday if the UN says it is safe to do so, Syria says. OPCW experts have been in Damascus since Saturday. A UN security team visited on Tuesday, Syrian permanent representative Bashar Jaafari told the UN Security Council.

Facebook seeks facial recognition consent in EU and Canada
Facebook has started asking European and Canadian users to let it use facial recognition technology to identify them in photos and videos. Facebook originally began face-matching users outside Canada in 2011, but stopped doing so for EU citizens the following year after protests from regulators and privacy campaigners. The new request is one of several opt-in permissions being rolled out in advance of a new data privacy law.

Officials Warn Russian Hackers Targeting US Routers
Officials are warning that hackers from the Russian government are targeting an electronic item found in millions of homes and businesses across the United States. Russian spies are reportedly trying to hack into routers. They’re the devices that allow communication between the internet and your computer and other connected devices.

Political killings shake Mexico election
Magda Rubio had just launched her campaign for mayor of a small city in northern Mexico, when a chilling voice came through her cell phone. “Drop out,” the caller warned, “or be killed.” It was the first of four death threats Rubio said she has received since January from the same well-spoken, anonymous man.

Israeli F-15s won’t participate in US exercise due to tensions in north
The Israel Air Force’s F-15 aircraft will not participate in the Red Flag exercise, which is set to take place next month in Alaska, because of the high tensions on the northern border in the face of the threat of Iranian reprisal for an attack on the T-4 air base in Syria, which has been attributed to Israel. Other IAF aicraft, including aerial refuelers, will still take part in the exercise.

Israel commemorates Memorial Day
Israel is honoring the memories of 23,646 fallen soldiers, security forces members and terror victims on Wednesday, Memorial Day. According to the Family, Commemoration and Heritage Wing of the Ministry of Defense, some 1.5 million people are expected to visit the 52 military cemeteries, hundreds of military plots and thousands of graves across the country on Memorial Day.

South Korea says discussing peace deal with North Korea ahead of summit
South Korea said on Wednesday it is considering how to change a decades-old armistice with North Korea into a peace agreement, as U.S. officials confirmed an unprecedented top-level meeting with the North Korean leader.

Iran says will make or buy any weapons it needs, lambasts ‘invading powers’
President Hassan Rouhani said Iran would make or buy any weapons it needed to defend itself in a region beset by “invading powers”, as the military paraded missiles and soldiers in front of him on National Army Day. Fighter jets and bombers flew overhead as Rouhani told the Tehran crowd and a live TV audience on Wednesday that Iran’s forces posed no threat to its neighbors.

Iranian Commander: ‘Date Has Been Set’ for Israel’s Destruction
As tensions continue to rise along Israel’s northern border, Heidari said Iran’s armed forces “are much more powerful than before” and that “the date has been set” for Israel’s destruction, according to official news agency Mehr. He was speaking in Tehran ahead of Iran’s Army Day.

Israel Issues Stern Warning To Iran Fearing Independence Day Attack
Israel will respond decisively to any Iranian retribution against it carried out from Syria, Israeli security sources said Tuesday, referring to threats made by Tehran that it would respond to a missile strike the T-4 military airport in which seven Iranian military advisers were killed.

Defense Minister warns Israel’s neighbors: Don’t test us
Defense Minister Liberman warns Israel’s neighbors: Israel won’t compromise on security, don’t test us. “My advice to our neighbors, both to the north and south is: Take this [warning] into account, and take it seriously.”

Sweden’s violent reality is undoing a peaceful self-image
In a period of two weeks earlier this year, five explosions took place in the country. It’s not unusual these days — Swedes have grown accustomed to headlines of violent crime, witness intimidation and gangland executions. In a country long renowned for its safety, voters cite “law and order” as the most important issue ahead of the general election in September.

San Diego County Joins California’s ‘Sanctuary-State’ Revolt
San Diego County, California’s second-most populous county, on Tuesday joined at least a dozen other municipalities in supporting the Trump administration’s lawsuit against the state over its so-called “sanctuary” law. The county’s all-Republican Board of Supervisors discussed the issue in a closed session Tuesday and afterward announced that it had voted in favor of supporting the Justice Department’s lawsuit against the state law.

Facebook Could Face Billions in Fines over Facial Recognition Features
A federal judge has ruled that a class action lawsuit including millions of Facebook users can proceed with their claims that the social media firm violated an Illinois law relating to the collection and storage of biometric data without users consent, according to Bloomberg.

Lebanon’s Army is cooperating with Hezbollah in a bid to destroy the Jewish State of Israel
The Times of Israel reports: Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Monday told the army’s top brass to prepare for an Iran-led threat coalescing on Israel’s northern border, which he said includes the Lebanese Armed Forces.

PUTIN REVENGE BEGINS: Russia hacks British homes as cyber agents set to cripple laptops, phones and ‘critical’ infrastructure after secretly accessing millions of computers
Russia is targeting millions of laptops and phones in UK homes in preparation for a cyber attack on Britain’s ‘critical infrastructure’, senior security experts revealed. They added that once access has been gained, Moscow backed agents could hide undiscovered until they decide to attack.

FIGHTING WORDS: Iran boasts that the date for Israel’s destruction has already been set
As tensions continue to rise along Israel’s northern border, Heidari said Iran’s armed forces “are much more powerful than before” and that “the date has been set” for Israel’s destruction, according to official news agency Mehr. He was speaking in Tehran ahead of Iran’s Army Day.

Breaking News! Massive Military Movements-Reservists Call-Ups-Leaves Cancelled
This is a breaking news report which encompasses many recent current events, ND military movement of equipment and personnel. These events are indicative of a world that is about to war and a nation that is about to descend into terrorism and occupation.

Rand Paul: Syrian Chemical Attack A False Flag
…“In fact, for that matter, I still look at the attack and say Assad either must be the dumbest dictator on the planet or maybe he didn’t do it. I have yet to see evidence that he did do it. The intelligence agencies claim they have that evidence. But think about it: does it make any sense?”

Earthquake, hail, fierce rain rattle Bay Area — but, nope, there’s no link
Hello, Monday! A 3.8 magnitude quake jolted the South Bay this morning, in an area notorious for seismic restlessness, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Snow records toppled in South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin
Records fell as an April snowstorm blanketed the Upper Midwest. The National Weather Service says the 14.9 inches (37.8 centimeters) at Minneapolis airport from Friday through Sunday set a record for the largest April snowstorm ever there. It’s also the snowiest April on record in the Twin Cities. And it’s the snowiest start to a calendar year there, with 70.3 inches (178.6 centimeters) since Jan. 1.

Australia flesh-eating ulcer ‘epidemic’ a mystery, doctors say
Doctors in Australia have called for urgent research into why a flesh-eating ulcer has become a “worsening epidemic” in the state of Victoria.

Depopulation already unleashed: Shocking new research finds prenatal exposure to endocrine disruptors can impact male fertility for generations
The long-term negative effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals, or EDCs, extend far beyond just the immediate generation exposed to them, new research has found.

Homeless encampments increasingly affecting California train traffic
The explosion of homeless encampments alongside railroad tracks has contributed to a spike in delays for California’s rocketing passenger ridership, an outbreak of accidental fires and deadly collisions, frustrating executives who call the impact on passengers “unacceptable.”

77 holistic practitioners now dead since 2015: This is beyond strange, they are dropping like flies and MSM ignores them
Since June of 2015, 77 holistic practitioners, more with other deaths associated with them, have died, official causes ranging from suicide to heart attacks, with the latest woman, doctor Annie Fairbanks, found murdered in her home, along with her husband, their 3-year-old daughter and 9-month-old son, in Arizona.

Miniature human brain implants survive, grow inside mice for months 
Miniature human brains, or human brain organoids, can survive and grow after being implanted in the skulls of mice. It’s the first time human cerebral organoids have been installed inside another species.