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Forget the Polar Vortex. Australia is very hot. Australia is so hot its meteorologists issued a special statement documenting the "highly significant" heat wave and had to add torrid new colors to its weather maps. It's so hot a new website, Scorcher, has begun tracking the unprecedented 122-degree-and-counting temperatures. And over 100 "catastrophic" wildfires are raging, many out of control, having already hit a nuclear research facility, and 100,000 bats have fallen dead from the sky, and parrots, kangaroos and other wildlife are collapsing, and you are not advised to try to use your iPad or other electronics, which will likely die. But it's cold here in Myopia, so there's no global warming.

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Movement to Abolish Corporate Personhood Gaining Traction By Kaitlin Sopoci-BelknapPublished July 1, 2011 Editor’s note: ReclaimDemocracy.org is a member of the Move to Amend coalition. We’re thrilled that our original home base of Boulder, CO is now among the communities driving localopposition to corporate personhood. In the year and a half since the Citizens United decision, Americans from all walks of life have become concerned about corporate dominance of our government and our society as a whole. In Citizens United v. FEC, the U.S. SGTreport.com THE SHOCKING TRUTH HISTORY CHANNEL CAN'T BROADCAST -- Bix Weir 139,610 views 2 months ago The interview you are about to hear contains some of the most shocking information we've ever heard. Our friend and fellow precious metals researcher Road to Roota.com's Bix Weir was recently interviewed by History Channel 2 for THREE HOURS as part of their new documentary style series America's Book of Secrets. The information Bix shared with them on camera was to be aired in the episode titled America's Book of Secrets: Secret Underground.

10 News Outlets Corporate Media Doesn’t Want You to Follow Aaron Nelson | The Pontiac Tribune You are not the only one who believes the corporate media works for the establishment to secure the status quo and shape false narratives — so we compiled a list of 10 independent news outlets that would prefer you think for yourself. These days most Americans have lost faith in corporate-owned media outlets because they believe the institution of press protected in the first amendment no longer represents the people of our great nation. For many, it has been challenging to replace the failed dinosaur media, which is why I’m writing this article for people seeking legitimate sources. As everyone discovered earlier this month when Brian Williams admitted to making up false Iraq war stories, Fox News clearly isn’t the only outlet that has gone off the deep end in crafting a reality of their choosing. Here are 10 news outlets the corporate media doesn’t want you to follow:

No, Google’s Photos app isn’t uploading photos without you knowing it Over the past day or so we’ve seen a number of reports across the web claiming that Google’s Photos app is uploading photos even after it’s been uninstalled. Of course the worry is that customers could be racking up huge cellular data overages from having it “switched on without them knowing it”. The truth is, having the Photos app installed or uninstalled makes no difference to whether or not your snaps are being uploaded to Google’s drive in the sky.

Capitalism in Crisis Amid Slow Growth and Growing Inequality A new buzzword is circulating in the world's convention centers and auditoriums. It can be heard at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and at the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund. Bankers sprinkle it into the presentations; politicians use it leave an impression on discussion panels. The Corporations That Occupy Congress Some of the biggest companies in the United States have been firing workers and in some cases lobbying for rules that depress wages at the very time that jobs are needed, pay is low, and the federal budget suffers from a lack of revenue. Last month Citizens for Tax Justice and an affiliate issued “Corporate Taxpayers and Corporate Tax Dodgers 2008-10″. It showed that 30 brand-name companies paid a federal income tax rate of minus 6.7 percent on $160 billion of profit from 2008 through 2010 compared to a going corporate tax rate of 35 percent.

Alternative media continues to ignore Alex Jones’ Stratfor connections Photo Illustration By Timothy Fitzpatrick By Timothy Fitzpatrick We are over a year now into the revelation that popular alternative radio show host Alex Jones is a Zionist agent working for Israel’s intelligence front Stratfor, yet virtually none of the alternative media outlets are exposing this much less even mentioning it. ‘Army Of Half-Cloned Mice' Created In China From Artificial Sperm Researchers at the Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences have successfully created artificial mouse sperm that are easily replicable and, when implanted in an egg, more reliably grow into healthy mice. The resulting 125 pups, 39 of which weren't born healthy, could make up a small army of mice to be used for research into genetic diseases. In 2012, the same researchers created artificial sperm for the first time, which they were able to implant in a natural egg.

Fighting Corporate Personhood and Restoring Citizen Control over Corporations - A Resource Guide "... it's ridiculous to talk about freedom in a society dominated by huge corporations. What kind of freedom is there inside a corporation? They're totalitarian institutions - you take orders from above and maybe give them to people below you. There's about as much freedom as under Stalinism." - Noam Chomsky From ReclaimDemocracy:

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