Stopping the coming ice age

This documentary from the 1980’s (subtitled in Dutch) makes the case of a coming ice age. In this film, the case is made that the greenhouse effect from human activity that results in carbon emissions may put off a new ice age. Interestingly enough, in 2012 the press reported that a study published in the…

Oprah Winfrey anti-vaccine enabler

With the measles virus outbreak as one of the main news items, the press has been paying close attention to and trying to understand the origins of the anti-vaccine movement. While the campaign was an outgrowth resulting from the events surrounding Andrew Wakefield, The Daily Beast reveals that not only are a number of Hollywood…

Tracing the origins of the anti-vaccine movement

The measles outbreak that started at Disneyland has reached 14 states and infected more than 100 people. The disease had been considered eradicated in the U.S., but parents’ skepticism about the safety and usefulness of vaccines in recent years has made room for measles to spread. A documentary done by Retro Report for The New…

Animal “rights” terrorists increasingly target individuals

A disturbing article I uncovered related to animal rights activists and their tactics against medical testing. Science Insider reported March of last year that in the last decade animal rights terrorists have redirected their efforts targeting individual researchers involved in animal testing rather than targeting facilities that conduct it. The Federation of American Societies for…

Charreadas in Virginia lawmaker’s crosshairs

Virginia State Senator Jill Vogel has introduced legislation that will ban the practice of horse tripping. According to the Virginia Daily Press, Vogel’s bill would prohibit the intentional roping of, or interference with the legs of an equine in order to cause it to trip or fall for any purpose. The bill singles out Charreadas…