Scientists Claim Trees Give Off Electricity

Trees give off electricity, scientists say – especially eucalyptus. Scientists in Australia found the area round trees was filled with charged particles – ions – both positive and negative. Levels were twice as high in wooded areas as they are in open, grassy areas, and deep-rooted trees such as eucalyptus were even higher. Red Ice […]

Gov. John Kasich to propose new tax on fracking to give Ohioans a personal income tax cut

By Reginald Fields, The Plain Dealer COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. John Kasich will propose a new tax on a form of oil and gas drilling known as horizontal fracking and then use the fresh revenue to give a personal income tax cut to Ohioans, The Plain Dealer has learned. The complicated plan also would […]

Olympia Snowe’s Departure from Senate Shakes up Maine Politics

Reported By: Tom Porter, MPBN.net Three-term Sen. Olympia Snowe has announced that she will not seek relection to the U.S. Senate this year. Snowe made the announcement in a written statement about a half hour ago. “It’s a shock to me obviously, to everybody,” says state GOP Chair Charlie Webster. Webster says Snowe, who has […]

Will Maine give Republican Paul his first win?

By Ros Krasny | Reuters He is the only one of the four contenders for the Republican presidential nomination not to have won a state primary or caucus. But on Saturday, Ron Paul could get his best shot at a victory in Maine, the cold, far northeastern state that has given a warm reception to […]

Venezuela’s Chavez: did U.S. give Latin American leaders cancer?

ShareThis Venezuela’s Chavez: did U.S. give Latin American leaders cancer? Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez, Argentina’s Christina Fernandez, Paraguay’s Fernando Lugo, Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff and former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva have all been diagnosed recently with cancer. All of them are leftists. 28 Dec 2011 Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez speculated on Wednesday that the […]

Twitter must give user info in WikiLeaks probe

ShareThis Twitter must give user info in WikiLeaks probe 10 Nov 2011 FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A federal judge on Thursday sided with government attorneys investigating the disclosure of classified documents on WikiLeaks, and upheld a ruling that the website Twitter must turn over certain account information to prosecutors. Lawyers for three Twitter account holders, […]

Officials give U.S. citizen Anwar al-Aulaqi new title after CIA kills him

ShareThis Officials give U.S. citizen Anwar al-Aulaqi new title after CIA kills him 30 Sep 2011 U.S. officials have given Anwar al-Aulaqi a newly elevated designation on the day of his death by drone strike, describing him as “chief of external operations” for al-Qaeda’s [al-CIAduh] affiliate in Yemen. The new title, cited by officials at […]

Darpa Underwear Will ‘Harvest’ Soldiers’ Energy, Give Them Killer Abs

By Mark Riffee | Wired.com Soldiers: Your underwear of the future will do more than prevent crotch rot. It’ll protect you from injuries, monitor your vitals, and even “harvest” your energy. That is, if a new project from Darpa’s Defense Sciences Office works out as planned. That’s an illustration, to the right, of what Darpa […]