Archive for October 18, 2012

The real Mayan prophecies investigated - Monument 6 Tortuguero

Much is said of the Long Count Maya calendar and associated prophecy for the end of the year 2012. Unfortunately, it is rather less common to actually see the original prophetic material, and even less so to have any kind of analysis of its likely meanings for human

South Africa publishes updated GMO labeling requirements after food producers violate law

New draft amendments published by South Africa's Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) are being hailed as a major victory for food freedom, as they update key sections of a 2011 law that was intended to mandate the labeling of all foods containing

Active volcanoes in the world: October 10 - October 16, 2012

New unrest has been noticed around 5 volcanoes, ongoing activity was reported for 11 volcanoes. This report covers active volcanoes in the world recorded from October 10 – October 16, 2012 based on Smithsonian/USGS criteria.The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report is

Bright meteor fireball accompanied by loud sonic boom streaked over Bay Area, California

Lick observatory reported that a bright meteor fireball was seen streaking across the sky over the Bay Area, California on October 17, 2012 at 7:42 pm local time. They caught it on their security cameras.The meteor appeared to be slow-moving sporadic fireball meteor

Korean scientists successfully kill cancer with magnets

In South Korea, scientists used a magnetic field to get cancer cells to actually self-destruct. The body removes old, defective, and infected cells through the process of programmed cell death (PCD), or apoptosis. In apoptosis, the rejected cell responds to certain

Don't miss Orionid meteor shower this weekend as Earth passes Comet Halley debris

The debris from famous Comet Halley strike Earth's atmosphere usually in late October of every year. In 2012 the view of its debris on Earth, also called Orionids, will be seen most fully from October 20 - 22 and peak on the morning of Sunday, October 21. Forecasters