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posted on Apr 17, 2015, 28 flags
Diseases and Pandemics
So this is odd that it has not garnered more attention. I have found it in a few media outlets, but the one linked appears to be the source. "Islamic State fighters are falling ill in their droves to a deadly flesh-eating virus. Known as Leishmaniasis, the disease is spreading at a fast thanks to pollution and poor hygiene conditions and there have been more than 100,000 cases reported, the Sun has reported. It causes large open wounds which eat away at flesh, is fatal if not treated with a simple course of medicine." "And other medical centres have closed down after medical staff fled the...
posted on Apr 17, 2015, 22 flags
Diseases and Pandemics
"Colored brain scan of a 17-year-old boy with mad cow disease. The bright yellow spots are a sign that the thalamus is damaged by diseased proteins." "It began with anxiety and depression. A few months later, hallucinations appeared. Then the Texas man, in his 40s, couldn't feel or move the left side of his face. He thought the symptoms were because of a recent car accident. But the psychiatric problems got worse. And some doctors thought the man might have bipolar disorder. " "An autopsy confirmed what doctors had finally suspected: mad cow disease.* The case, published Wednesday in the...
4 days...
posted on Apr 16, 2015, 32 flags
Other Current Events
In memory of all those who lost their lives 40 years ago on this day when phnom penh fell to the communist regime of pol pot .. may they rest in peace .. still missed and not forgotten ..
posted on Apr 16, 2015, 31 flags
Other Current Events
WikiLeaks has published thousands of hacked Sony documents which reveal the extent to which Hollywood and the government collaborate on a whole range of matters. Julian Assange said that “this archive shows the inner workings of an influential multinational corporation. It is newsworthy and at the centre of a geopolitical...
posted on Apr 16, 2015, 22 flags
Diseases and Pandemics
Have you guys read anything about this mystery disease? I guess it's 'trending' because it's spreading FAST. From the articles I've read through you basically wake up looking like zombie eyes..and then die. 3 days in and 27 are dead...It's not Ebola..and has people frightened..Mix this crap with modified rabies...
1 week...
posted on Apr 14, 2015, 119 flags
Other Current Events
I have no real idea where to post this, I guess as its going on now, its current. "(PrisonPLanet)-Five different stores suddenly announced they were shutting up shop all for the same reason. Walmarts in Pico Rivera, California, Livingston,...
posted on Apr 14, 2015, 38 flags
War On Terrorism
Sorry if this has already been posted, did a search but didn't find. Anywho, if this is true, along with our porous border, should make for an interesting summer. "ISIS Camp a Few Miles from Texas, Mexican Authorities Confirm "The exact location where the terrorist group has established...
posted on Apr 12, 2015, 33 flags
Other Current Events
Appomattox,VA 150 years ago: Today marks an important anniversary in American history. It is a demarcating line from Napoleonic warfare to the era of Modern Warfare, from masses of infantry marching in formations to weapons of mass destruction rendering such tactics...
2 weeks...
posted on Apr 8, 2015, 51 flags
War On Terrorism
In light of today's guilty verdict of Dzhokar Tsarnaev, and the emotional filters surrounding the vengeance involved in this incident, I want to bring back to forefront some questions that were a topic of much discussion on ATS throughout 2013 involving the "terrorist attack". Of...
posted on Apr 9, 2015, 41 flags
Other Current Events
If this has already been posted then I may have missed it, and I am surprised Its not on the front page of ATS today. As far as I can tell the story is still breaking but it would seem that over the Easter Weekend thief's broke into one of London's most secure private...
posted on Apr 8, 2015, 34 flags
Other Current Events
" A California judge has reduced a child rapist's mandatory 25-year sentence down to only 10 - saying anything longer would be 'cruel and unusual punishment'. Superior Court Judge M. Marc Kelly told an Orange County jury...
posted on Apr 6, 2015, 32 flags
Survival
I've always been incredibly interested in survival, minimalism, and off-grid living. Growing up in the 80's and 90's, with all this emerging technology - and a family who loved immersing themselves within it - it kind of pulled me in too far, and it feels as though I would have a difficult time living without a few of these first-world...
posted on Apr 7, 2015, 30 flags
Other Current Events
" The 100-pound bust of the (in)famous NSA whistleblower was erected near the park's Prison Ship Martyrs Monument early Monday morning. The artists who pulled it off told ANIMAL: "Fort Greene’s Prison Ship Martyrs Monument is a memorial to American POWs who lost...
posted on Apr 14, 2015, 30 flags
Other Current Events
What a jackass. "According to the letter, when the student was confronted by the nurse, she responded that she had the right not to stand if she wanted. The nurse responded, "Fine, then leave! I have the right not to service you!" ...
30 days...
posted on Mar 30, 2015, 80 flags
Scott Creighton
Hi ATS, It is my strongly-held belief that our species is much, much older and its origins more mysterious than many of us have been lead to believe by conventional wisdom. And science, it seems, is starting...
posted on Mar 25, 2015, 72 flags
Middle East Issues
Denic McDonough, the White House Chief of Staff, has said that Israel must end its 50 year occupation of Palestine. The statement comes after the White House announced its reassessing of its relationship...
posted on Mar 25, 2015, 63 flags
Other Current Events
"PARIS — As officials struggled Wednesday to explain why a jet with 150 people on board crashed in relatively clear skies, an investigator said evidence from a cockpit voice recorder indicated one...
posted on Apr 2, 2015, 52 flags
Other Current Events
Exciting views of the extremely rare lunar eclipse tetrad will be visible in the U.S. over Passover and the Easter weekend...making it more rare still, is that it will be a 'Blood...
posted on Mar 26, 2015, 45 flags
Other Current Events
So it would seem that there is evidence that the co-pilot intended to crash the plane. Not thought to be terrorism at this stage and too soon to declare it a suicide. Not sure why it's too soon to declare that TBH, he did...
posted on Mar 21, 2015, 40 flags
Other Current Events
Britain’s Secret History: The Irish Holocaust Some interesting new facts and analysis that are taken on the known Irish Famine...a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1852. It is sometimes referred to, mostly...
posted on Mar 24, 2015, 39 flags
Other Current Events
" An Airbus A320 with 142 passengers and six crewmembers has crashed in Digne region, southern France, media reports say. The jet, which belonged to Germanwings low-cost airline, was flying from Barcelona to Düsseldorf. " Not another plane down. Just in on RT. More...
posted on Mar 31, 2015, 34 flags
Other Current Events
The rhetoric has been getting tougher and tougher recently but the latest declaration is not just a war one, is a call for pure genocide and mass extermination. Calling to nuke Yellowstone and San Andreas fault line...
posted on Mar 20, 2015, 33 flags
Middle East Issues
" Horrifying video has emerged from Afghanistan where an angry mob beat a woman to death in the streets, set fire to her body and then tossed it into a river — all for allegedly burning a Quran. " So while I sit on these boards and watch people bash on Chirstians and talk about...
posted on Mar 27, 2015, 33 flags
Other Current Events
Full article well worth a read, at link above. First they came for your unions. Then they came for your pensions. Then they shipped your jobs overseas. Then for those they couldn't...
posted on Apr 1, 2015, 33 flags
Global Meltdown
OK ATS, This looks like the First Rumblings of The Dissolution of Commercial and Central Banks (The Creators of our Currencies) and The handing back of the responsibility of this task to those holding elected office. All...
posted on Apr 2, 2015, 29 flags
Middle East Issues
Early Thursday, some 60 Israeli forces raided the house of Khalida Jarrar, kicked down the door of Jarrar’s residence and held her husband in a separate room while arresting the legislator and took...