Did the swine flu virus, which is now wreaking havoc around the world, originate from an American-owned pig farm which has been fined in the U.S. for its unsanitary and environmentally-damaging practices? The Virginia-based Smithfield company is denying its connection to the virus but a February outbreak of respiratory illness, with symptoms similar to the ones exhibited by swine-flu victims, downed about 400 people living near the pig farm. Something to keep in mind when opportunists like Bill “small penis” O’Reilly start blaming Mexico for this problem. OTHER BLOG ENTRIES WE WROTE ON SWINE FLU Edgar Hernandez Hernandez: Key to Swine Flu Source or Origin?Read More →

Is there life out there outside of our own Earth? We don’t know. We don’t know enough to say either yes or no. Personally, we’re more likely to believe that, indeed, there is life out there simply because the universe is too big for us to comprehend. That’s why we don’t understand UFO-denying people who scoff at those who believe that there are UFOs (such as astronaut Edgar Mitchell).

From CNN:

Mankind has long wondered if we’re “alone in the universe. [But] only in our period do we really have evidence. No, we’re not alone,” Mitchell said.

“Our destiny, in my opinion, and we might as well get started with it, is [to] become a part of the planetary community. … We should be ready to reach out beyond our planet and beyond our solar system to find out what is really going on out there.”

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Here’s an opportunity for science geeks to play it “cool” outside of the geek world. MI5 aka British secret service is looking for a real life gadget man or kinda like Q in them James Bond movies. (We presume that “man” includes da ladies). The qualifications required are as follows: World-class scientific expertise and credibility in relevant scientific and technology disciplines. Excellent strategic skills. Outstanding influencing and communication skills. Experience of building an effective network and of creating a high quality team. A successful track record of managing critical projects and processes in a complex environment. Says Professor John Beddington, the Government’s chief scientific adviser,Read More →