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  • Inside Australia’s Covid internment camp

    12/02/2021 2:49:41 PM PST · by george76 · 54 replies
    UNHERD NEWS ^ | 2 December 2021 | Freddie Sayers
    Freddie Sayers spoke to Hayley Hodgson, who has returned from a 14-day detention.. Hayley Hodgson, 26, moved to Darwin from Melbourne to escape the never-ending lockdowns — only to find herself locked up in a Covid Internment Camp without even having the virus. She’s just returned from a 14-day detention at Howard Springs, the 2000-capacity Covid camp outside Darwin to which regional Covid cases are transported by the authorities. In an exclusive interview with Freddie Sayers, she recounted her experiences. It all began when a friend of hers tested positive. She recounts how investigators came to her home shortly afterwards,...
  • QAnon Anti-Vaxxer Called COVID a Hoax Even as His ‘Lungs Stopped Functioning’

    08/31/2021 12:16:29 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 127 replies ^ | August 30, 2021 | David Gilbert
    Robert David Steele, a former CIA officer turned conspiracy theorist who claimed to be the first person to call COVID-19 a hoax, has died from COVID-19. Steele, who was among the earliest QAnon promoters and helped the conspiracy theory move from the fringes of the internet into the mainstream, was hospitalized with symptoms of COVID-19 earlier this month. But he continued to spread anti-vaccine and COVID-denial conspiracy theories until the end. “I will not take the vaccination, though I did test positive for whatever they’re calling ‘COVID’ today, but the bottom line is that my lungs are not functioning,” Steele...
  • Father, mother, and son all die within a week after refusing vaccine

    08/09/2021 9:26:58 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 213 replies ^ | 9 Aug 2021 | Jordan King
    A man who lost his entire immediate family to Covid in one week is urging people to get the vaccine. Francis Goncalves’ mother, father and brother all died in hospital within two weeks of contracting coronavirus. Despite his parents living with underlying health conditions, they, along with his brother, refused to take a jab. ‘(My family) got caught up in a lot of the anti-vaccination propaganda that’s going around,’ he told Wales Online. ‘It preys on people who are afraid and they fall into the trap.’ Francis, 43, who lives in Cardiff, is now speaking out so people who’ve been...
  • On Evolution and Racism, Scientific American Goes to War Against the Truth

    07/08/2021 11:14:56 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 8 replies
    Evolution News and Science Today ^ | July 8, 2021 | David Klinghoffer
    On Evolution and Racism, Scientific American Goes to War Against the TruthGiven evolution’s racist baggage, you might think the theory’s proponents would be somewhat abashed to accuse the critics of Darwin of “white supremacy.” Apparently not. Writing in Scientific American, Allison Hopper goes there: “Denial of Evolution Is a Form of White Supremacy.” Who is Allison Hopper? She is a white lady, a “filmmaker and designer with a master’s degree in educational design from New York University. Early in her career, she worked on PBS documentaries.” Ms. Hopper “has presented on evolution at the Big History Conference in Amsterdam and...
  • The Iconic Darwin's Arch in The Galapagos Is Gone Forever After a Collapse

    05/20/2021 6:36:01 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 40 replies ^ | 20 MAY 2021 | LAURA GEGGEL
    The top of Darwin's Arch, the famous natural stone archway in the northern Galapagos Islands, has crashed into the waves, according to news reports. The arch, located less than 0.6 miles (1 kilometer) off the steep and rocky coast of Darwin Island, collapsed as "a consequence of natural erosion," on May 17, the Ecuador Ministry of Environment and Water wrote in Spanish on Twitter. The natural arch was named for the English biologist Charles Darwin, who studied evolution in the Galapagos during his voyage aboard the HMS Beagle in the early 1830s. Now that the arch's top is gone, one...
  • What Happens When Big Pharma Starts Selling Mass-Market Hallucinogens

    05/04/2021 8:54:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 4, 2021 | Joe Allen
    The psychedelic renaissance will resemble the 1960s, only this time, it will take place under medical authorities and state supervision, with the corporate sheen of celebrity endorsement.The popularization of psychedelics has already transformed the American mind. As tripping becomes normalized and legal in the coming decade, the pace of change will only accelerate. There will be more openness to new ideas, both brilliant and insane. Commercial availability will also invigorate the market for synthetic religious experiences.Having seen people gobble up hallucinogens in various contexts, I’m not particularly bothered by the substances themselves. The physical effects are negligible—fatality rates are basically...
  • N.J. man sues Dunkin’ Donuts after ‘scalding hot’ coffee spills on his lap

    04/21/2021 5:29:16 PM PDT · by lightman · 30 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 21 April A.D. 2021 | Chris Sheldon
    A Vineland man has sued an employee and manager of a local Dunkin’ Donuts after he says he was burned by a cup of coffee that spilled on his lap last year while he was going through the restaurant’s drive-thru, according to the suit filed earlier this year. The man, Leonard Allen, is also suing Dunkin’ Donuts Inc., in addition to the manager and employee of the Vineland coffee shop located at 709 E. Chestnut Ave. The incident happened on Aug. 25 when an unnamed female employee “without any due caution” served him a “scalding hot” medium coffee “in a...
  • Darwin Worship Worse than Ever Imagined

    03/04/2021 11:02:56 AM PST · by fishtank · 31 replies
    Creation Evolution Headlines ^ | 3-3-21 | Jerry Bergman
    Darwin Worship Worse than Ever Imagined March 3, 2021 | Jerry Bergman A new book reveals the impact of Charles Darwin in unprecedented detail by Jerry Bergman, PhD A new book, Darwin: A Companion catalogues the true extent of Charles Darwin’s enormous impact over the past 160 years.[1] The book claims to be one of the most carefully researched studies of Darwin’s life and work ever published. A review boasts that over one million sources were consulted in the research for this volume. The book contains over 7,000 entries on Darwin, his family, friends, colleagues, opponents, publications, manuscripts, finances, library...
  • Darwinism and racism – are they linked?

    03/03/2021 10:45:31 AM PST · by fishtank · 21 replies
    Darwinism and racism – are they linked? By CMI staff Published: 27 February 2021 (GMT+10) In response to the book review article Does ‘race’ science refute superior humans? We received the following response (in red) interspersed with CMI’s’s comments.
  • The Quest That Discovered Thousands of New Species

    02/05/2021 12:51:31 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    5th February 2021 | Stephen Dowling
    HMS Challenger spent three-and-a-half years peering into some of the remotest parts of our world’s oceans. Its groundbreaking voyage still has an impact today. It was once a private house, but now the imposing stone structure on Boswall Road, on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth in Edinburgh, is part of a palliative care hospice. The building shares its name with the one of the deepest parts of the ocean and two Nasa spacecraft. One was the command module for the Apollo 17 Moon mission while the other was part of the Space Shuttle fleet, and the first...
  • Florida Rapper, 32, Dies when Window falls on his Neck in Freak Accident as he was Trying to Break into a Home

    12/15/2020 4:48:05 PM PST · by Cecily · 139 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | December 15, 2020 | Ariel Zibler
    A budding rapper and father to five children died after a window of a home he was trying to burglarize collapsed onto his neck, leaving his body dangling outside of the house, according to sheriff’s deputies. Jonathan Hernandez, 32, was trying to burglarize a home in the southwestern Florida town of Lehigh Acres on Saturday when the fatal accident occurred, investigators said. As Hernandez scaled the wall of the home, he opened a window and was in the process of climbing through when it slammed down onto his neck, according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office.
  • Delusions of Evolution

    10/26/2020 6:36:10 AM PDT · by OneVike · 77 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | 10/25/20 | Chuck Ness
    br />It is with out a doubt that a majority of Americans still believe “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” Genesis 1:1. Unfortunately, most who believe these words cannot answer the questions raised by the thousands of fossils that archeologist's have dug up and claim are millions of years old.  We are told that such methods as Radiocarbon tests to find the levels of Carbon-14 remaining in fossils, U-Pb dating of volcanic materials to determine how long ago lava cooled, helioseismic dating to get a helium diffusion age in the field of astrophysics, and many...
  • Man shoots self in groin while flaunting gun in supermarket

    09/22/2020 8:12:31 AM PDT · by PROCON · 102 replies
    AP ^ | Sept. 21, 2020 | AP
    LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — Police say an Oregon man is recovering after he accidentally shot himself while flaunting a handgun at a Lincoln City supermarket. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the mishap happened Sunday night when Nicholas J. Ellingford brandished his Glock 9mm in the checkout line at McKay’s Market on U.S. 101 and tried to show it off to a friend according to the Lincoln City Police Department.
  • Record number of environmental activists killed in 2019

    07/29/2020 9:45:06 AM PDT · by PROCON · 34 replies
    CNN ^ | July 29, 2020 | Jack Guy
    (CNN)A record 212 land and environmental defenders were killed last year, equivalent to an average of more than four per week, according to a new report from NGO Global Witness. The figure makes 2019 the deadliest year on record for activists defending land and water resources from mining, agribusiness and fossil fuel interests, said Global Witness in a report published Wednesday. This represents a significant spike from 164 killings in 2018, and the true number is likely far higher, said the NGO, adding that cases often go undocumented.
  • Time to cancel Darwin

    07/06/2020 7:32:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/06/2020 | Michael Brown
    As much as I despise the cancel culture, if there is any cultural icon who deserves to be canceled for racist attitudes, it is Charles Darwin. Or were you not aware of how his ideas helped fuel the fires of eugenics?I tweeted a poll on June 23, asking, “Who said this? The ‘western nations of Europe … now so immeasurably surpass their former savage progenitors and stand at the summit of civilization.’”Of the four choices offered, 4.2 percent voted for David Duke, 10.5 percent for Robert E. Lee, 29.6 percent for Adolph Hitler, and 55.7 percent for Charles Darwin. The...
  • Dostoevsky and Natural Science

    05/26/2020 3:45:52 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 12 replies
    Dostoevsky Studies ^ | May 2020 | Michael R. Katz
    The nineteenth century has often been characterized as an "age of revolution." Indeed, it was an age brimming over with revolutionary ideas of all sorts, as well as with political and social movements seeking to implement those ideas. The cast of revolutionary characters includes Marx and Engels, Darwin, Comte, and Freud; among major events -the French Revolutions, to name but a few. The nineteenth century was also an age of scientific revolution -- not The Scientific Revolution, a designation traditionally reserved for the period of radical and innovative discoveries which occurred in the interval between Copernicus and Newton -- even...
  • Woman Killed by Gator on Kiawah Island Was ‘Fascinated,’ Took Pictures Before Attack [“I Guess I Won’t Do This Again”]

    05/17/2020 5:24:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 94 replies
    The Post and Courier ^ | May 5, 2020 | Gregory Yee
    Cynthia Covert was waist deep in a pond behind her friend’s home on Kiawah Island clutching a rope as her friends tried to get her away from the alligator that dragged her into the water. As her friends pulled, she calmly said, “I guess I won’t do this again,” according to a supplemental report released Tuesday by the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office. Moments later, the alligator rolled. Covert, 58, went under. The supplemental report provides further details on South Carolina’s third deadly alligator attack in four years. Covert, a Johns Island resident, was on Kiawah doing her friend’s nails, the...
  • Woman killed by alligator while doing homeowner's nails

    05/06/2020 7:12:13 AM PDT · by Bon mots · 91 replies
    ABC (WBRZ 2) News ^ | May 5, 2020 | WBRZ Staff
    COLUMBIA, SC- Throughout the coronavirus outbreak, many have resorted to at-home salon services as non-essential businesses have closed. A woman in South Carolina was attacked and killed by an alligator in a gated community while attempting to do the homeowner's nails on Friday. Authorities say 58-year-old Cynthia Covert was trying to touch the alligator when it grabbed her. She was able to briefly get out of the animal's grip and stood waist-deep in the Kiawah Island pond. She told the homeowner, "I guess I won't do this again," but the alligator grabbed her in its jaws again and took her...
  • Woman falls to death while posing for cliffside photo to celebrate end of lockdown

    04/30/2020 2:57:24 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 97 replies ^ | April 30, 2020 | Ben Cost
    A Kazakhstan woman reportedly was killed Sunday after plummeting more than 100 feet off a cliff in Turkey while posing for a photo to commemorate the end of the local coronavirus lockdown. (Snip) To mark the end of quarantine, the adventurer scaled a safety barrier so her friend could snap her standing on the cliff’s edge with majestic waterfalls in the background, News 1 reports. Her celebratory photo op went south when she slipped on the grass and plunged 115 feet to her death in front of her horrified companion.
  • Evolutionist Admits Darwin’s Connection to Racism

    02/28/2020 1:29:07 PM PST · by fishtank · 66 replies
    Creation Evolution Headlines ^ | 2-26-2020 | Jerry Bergman, PhD
    Evolutionist Admits Darwin’s Connection to Racism February 26, 2020 | Jerry Bergman Finally, Some Honesty about Darwin’s Direct Connection to Racism: One AAAS Scientist Admits Evolution’s Sordid Past by Jerry Bergman, PhD Although often ignored, some science organizations that embrace evolution acknowledge the close causative connection between Darwinism and racism. ""...Despite some inaccuracies and fierce opposition, Darwin’s blend of novel hypotheses … and good rhetoric transformed the scientific world within a few decades. By the late-nineteenth century …scientific racism that had made polygenism so popular was soon drawing people to a new cause: eugenics."" So says John P. Slattery, Ph.D.,...