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)
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
Cards Against Humanity Celebrates Black Friday by Digging a Pointless Hole in the Ground – how fitting!
Trump is Killing the TPP– which is probably good news as the benefits to the average person were minimal . The US and Japan effectively had veto power over this one so now that the US is out it’s dead.
War on Cash trend continues- India rupee ban sparks day of rage and discontent – governments want everyone online for total control as cash allows people to opt out of a broken system. Sadly people seem bent on convenience at all costs and don’t see that financial freedom is slowly slipping away…..
Facebook made China censorship tool
Vietnam scraps plans for nuclear plant
Swiss votes to keep nuclear plants a bit longer
French Air Force to use eagles against drones
Many clinical trial results are missing– how science skews perspective by not showing all results
US has recently banned triclosan but Canada drops the ball– ‘The absence of a ban here means Canada could become a dumping ground for products containing triclosan once the U.S. measures take effect’ . Results of the assessment indicate that triclosan can adversely affect aquatic organisms, even at very low concentrations. “As a result of its continuous releases from wastewater treatment systems to water courses, triclosan may cause harm to freshwater organisms.” Despite this government website goes on to state-“However, the Government of Canada has concluded that triclosan is not harmful to human health at current levels of exposure.” A consultation period is open for submission until January 25th…
North Korea observes 3 days of mourning for ‘comrade Castro’ – politics sure is strange sometimes….Castro visited 30 years ago and recently in May of this year Cuban officials had talked of strengthening ties, however with Cuba now normalizing relations with the US it’s unlikely to amount to much