Cancer New Moon update

Single-use bags plastic bags banned in Australian states and some big chains

New Zealand perilous for seabirds due to plastic

World’s first ban on sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate being signed in Hawaii to protect coral

In tech news….big banks in Mexico forge ahead with biometrics despite hacker attacks

5G wifi rollout– the next big threat to human health?

Twitter- not-so private social media…..metadata reveals even hidden users

Breastfeeding resolution blocked at UN by major power

Dr. Copper is sick…..global growth concerns

 

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Cancer Full Moon kicks off 2018

Blessings to you all for this year ahead! my deepest wish for you is that it be filled with vibrant health, love and prosperity

 

This entry will be a little all over the place reviewing some stories that stuck out from the last year and other random tidbits….enjoy!

Maybe you drank too much last night…..how about some sound healing in the Temple of Sacred Sound?

The year started with inspiration from the Iceman Wim Hof – this excellent 39 minute video tells his amazing story so well – this led to me personally exploring ice therapeutically and doing polar bear swims

VisualCapitalist produced an articles that highlights the top infographics for 2017 related to markets and trends If you’re not familiar with them, infographics are great for visual learners….

The loss of jobs to robots continued – here is one example from Japan – major questions remain as to how humanity will cope with increasing populations and decreasing numbers of jobs due to automation….

The war on cash continued- India was frontline in this struggle  also major players such as VISA have a vested interest in having all transactions go digital…...

Russia has made plans to go biometric for banking services– although optional, it marks a continuing worldwide trend

Lyme disease quietly continued to rise – it may even be implicated in Alzheimer’s and autism in some people- the effects are far more wide-reaching than we realize….physicians are not well versed in treatment protocols generally either…

Facebook could be more powerful than the NSA (or is it already?) in less than 10 years– intriguing article asking good questions about what we’re really buying into by relying on one company for all our connections & our conformist ways of simply doing what everyone else is doing

In China social network profiles are being set up to be official ID

7 Notable Scientific Breakthroughs of 2017

Light pollution finally got some coverage in the media

Bolivia declared independence from IMF and World Bank

Geoengineering continued….or is it all just made up? You be the judge…

US military recognizes ecosystem dynamics – plants oysters to mitigate storm damage

BBC just released a great piece covering the threats to and slow death of the Nile river

Watershed cyberattack disrupted critical infrastructure

Volcanoes to watch in 2018

Japanese government warns of possible megaquake

In-depth look at Yugas (epochs)-author floats 2025 as possible end date of current Kali Yuga followed by earth changes (aka cataclysms)

Vending machines for the homeless

Patent exists for surveillance using smart meters (plus they are apparently fire hazards)

 

December 2017 – Gemini Full Moon

High Arctic commercial fishing ban agreed on by several countries – good news!

Fish farm processing plant threatens wild salmon in Canada

Tobacco companies admit to engineering enhanced addictiveness

 

Light pollution worldwide on the rise (partially driven by the long term cost effectiveness of LEDs)…on a related note I otfen wonder how trees and plants feel about all the lighting we have on at night…….

Scientists succeed in breeding coral to help Great Barrier Reef– can it be scaled enough to make a difference?

Michael Geist has done good work on issues on internet freedom and copyright issues for a while now….here he talks about the divide between the US and Canada on the issue of net neutrality

Nova Scotia waters seem to be mating spot for great white sharks

Uber covered up hack that affected millions- paid ransom of $100,000 to hackers

Ice-age cavern beneath Montreal

Scorpio Full Moon

Macron won the election in France which means the EU leaders breathe a sigh of relief and the whole system hobbles along……Le Pen won’t just go away though and neither will the trends that led to her rise….the next few years should be interesting to say the least…..will fear, instability and a broken system lead to her further rise or will real change herald a breakthrough for the masses? For now the globalists rejoice at a failed uprising and challenge to the status quo….

Note hidden in Walmart purse describes horrible working conditions in China – the seedy underbelly of globalism laid bare…

China strips the oceans clean with it’s voracious appetite- leaves countries destitute

Water issues? Tow an iceberg to the desert – UAE plan

Bottled water is a scam

Oldest human dies at 146 in Indonesia

Our lack of answers for antibiotic-resistant bacteria means we could be turning back time for medieval answers

Fitbits spy on you- as murder case shows- Fitbit used as evidence in trial

Turkey bans Wikipedia

Taurus New Moon update

Restored Colossal Statue of Ramses II(aka Ramesses) unveiled in Egypt apparently he was a redhead….strange for an Egyptian….

Once-pristine Arctic contains 300 billion pieces of plastic    what will we do about it? does this article inspire you to rethink how much plastic you consume?

Nuclear diamond batteries developed by scientists

No winners in any nuclear conflict- yet humanity still has almost 15,000 nuclear weapons out there (at least it’s better than the 32,0000 we had back in 1966)

Advertising steals your attention & time and most often gives nothing in return

Saturn probe headed for final destruction after 12 years of data collection

US interfered in foreign elections 81 times in 54 years

Britain recently went coal-free for 24 hours- a first since the 1880s

Around the world by bicycle in 7 years

Is the air on airplanes laden with toxic chemicals?

Facebook unveils plan for next year to develop virtual worlds-let’s make life a videogame! quote from the article- “If you believe Facebook has good intentions and will properly protect user privacy, it’s exciting. If you don’t, then it’s a scary step towards a dystopian future.”

Bose headphones spy on users; lawsuit filed

March Virgo Full Moon update

A time to finish things already started and go within despite the tendency of full moons to draw us outwards………..

Southwestern US Desert wildflower superbloom greatest in 20 years

Plans made to build artificial island in the North Sea as hub for offshore wind farms

Trump invades Syria- regular troops sent in for first time

BC researchers analysing microplastics in the oceans

Wikileaks exposes vulnerabilities across all computer platforms used by CIA , etc for spying on everyone

One wonders if this story was released to get people even more apathetic about security and to give up on any hope of privacy…..

Do you aerate your lawn at this time of year? If so, chances are it’s counterproductive…..

Europe considering nuclear deterrant…. just lovely

February Snow Moon – winter retreats

Inspirational 105 year old man sets cycling records

Ireland votes to divest from fossil fuels

Lettuce and broccoli rationed in the UK

Indian villagers knit sweaters for elephants due to freezing tempselephant-jumpers-4

Microplastics found in supermarket fish

Produce butchers- yeah that’s a thing- first world luxury

1 billion Yahoo accounts hacked

GPS darts track fleeing suspects- first in Canada