This Is What A Paper Gold Short Squeeze Looks Like

Authored by John Rubino via, Huge recent imbalances in the gold futures market led many to predict that speculators (usually wrong at big turning points) would be forced to close out their historically extreme short bets. Put another way, too many traders were using gold futures contracts to bet that precious metals will go

Prepare yourself for SHTF: Exercises you’ll need for survival

(Natural News) Preppers need not restrict their preparations to stockpiling, building shelters, and making bugout plans. They also need to strengthen their bodies and their minds. An article in Survivopedia recommends several types of physical and mental training that will put you in the best shape for escaping and surviving when SHTF. Calm your mind through meditation Your…

Pixii rangefinder uses a smartphone for image display and storage

Most camera makers have added Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to their models over the last few years, allowing for wireless image transfer and smartphone-based remote operation. A new digital rangefinder from France’s Pixii SAS cements that joining of technologies even more by doing away with the rear panel and gives the job of image display and

Feeling the urge to protest? Then, you’re most likely a liberal woman

If you’re one of those citizens still with the conscientious stamina to follow the daily news flood (and you must be if you’re reading this), you could be forgiven for thinking Americans protest pretty much anything and everything in existence — the National Anthem, guns, pipelines, flag, fake news, police, Congress, you-name-it. We even have

The Biggest Winners In The Mediterranean Energy War

Authored by Vanand Meliksetian via, Former Vice-President of the United States Dick Cheney once said: “the good lord didn’t see fit to put oil and gas only where there are democratically elected states… Occasionally we have to operate in places where, all considered, one would not normally choose to go. But we go where

Residents of Charlotte, N.C., speak out against mass 5G implementation

(Natural News) A local news affiliate out of Charlotte, North Carolina, recently aired a segment about the infamous 5G wireless technology that’s right now being rolled out in select cities nationwide. And many local Charlotte residents, the report divulged, aren’t at all happy about it. The segment, available for viewing at, explains how smaller…

Self-contained station recycles water for hand-washing

Not all wastewater is created equal – it may not be drinkable, but some of what goes down the drain is perfectly fine for watering the garden or flushing toilets. Water used for hand-washing is relatively easy to treat for reuse, and now engineers at ETH Zurich have built and tested a standalone hand-washing station

Cocaine Mitch attacked in restaurant, owns unhinged patron

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his wife, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, were having dinner in a Louisville restaurant Friday night when an unhinged woman began shouting “traitor” at the senator. She stopped and left, only to be replaced by an unhinged man who began shouting about social security. Naturally, all this was documented

Britain’s Grooming Gangs: Part 1

Authored by Denis MacEoin via The Gatestone Institute, On July 24, 2018, Britain’s Home Secretary, conservative MP Sajid Javid, issued orders for research into the ethnic origins of the country’s many sexual grooming gangs that had involved large numbers of loosely-termed “Asian men”, who, over many years, had taken vulnerable young white British girls to use or

Alien life could be wiped out by outbursts from violent young stars

In the hunt for extraterrestrial life, it makes sense to look for places that have similar conditions to Earth. But the majority of stars in our Milky Way aren’t Sun-like – they’re the smaller and cooler red dwarfs. To determine how well these stars might be able to support life, A NASA program is using

Be careful what you wish for: Sunday reflection

This morning’s Gospel reading is 10:35–45: James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Jesus and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.” He replied, “What do you wish me to do for you?” They answered him, “Grant that in your glory we may sit

“Largest Ever Ponzi Scheme In Maryland” Rocks Investors, $345 Million Vanishes

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced last month the indictment and arrests of three people, including a Baltimore man, involved in the largest-ever Ponzi scheme in Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.  More than 230 people have been taken for a financial rollercoaster as three men ((Kevin B. Merrill (“Merrill”), Jay B. Ledford

Visualizing The 8 Major Forces Shaping The Future Of The Global Economy

Authored by Jeff Desjardins via, “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean The world is changing faster than ever before. With billions of people hyper-connected to each other in an unprecedented global network, it allows for an almost instantaneous

McConnell And Wife Berated In Packed Restaurant; Diners Side With Mitch

A group of protesters confronted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his wife on Friday night at a Louisville, KY restaurant – however the crowd wasn’t having it.  A woman who recorded the incident said that the protester “slammed his fists on McConnell’s table and threw food out of the restaurant after accusing McConnell of

Johnstone: An Embarrassing End May Soon Be Near For Russia-Gaters

Via, After more than two years of mania about Russia stealing the 2016 election for Trump and demonization of anyone who questioned it, an embarrassing end may soon be near for the Russia-gaters… In a new article titled “Mueller report PSA: Prepare for disappointment“, Politico cites information provided by defense attorneys and “more than 15 former

New study bolsters hypothesis that herpes virus causes Alzheimer’s

A new review article published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience has summarized the most recent evidence supporting the controversial hypothesis that Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV1) is a major causal factor for Alzheimer’s disease. The article makes particular note of new population data out of Taiwan, finding that people infected with HSV1 are

Dear conservatives (and liberals)…be better

Permit me, if you will, a hypothetical exercise. A controversial politician is invited by an organization or political candidate to speak at an event or is out for dinner. The figure’s pending appearance is mentioned in the local media – becoming a rather hot topic for opponents – or gets passed around social media. Protests

Volocopter flying taxi sets down in Singapore

German aviation startup Volocopter is one of the more active players in the nascent flying taxi scene, having trialed its radical 18-rotor electric aircraft on its home turf, in Dubai and, more recently, in the US. The company is continuing to spread its wings, today announcing plans to set up shop in Singapore and kick

The Alaska Governor’s race takes another turn for the strange

Remember that crazy story out of Alaska last week? The state’s Lieutenant Governor, Byron Mallott (D), just up and resigned his office without anyone knowing it was going to happen. He apologized for making “inappropriate comments” to someone, but nobody seemed to know what he said, who he said it to or where or when

Beto O’Rourke Sued For Campaign Activity

One Texan voter is not happy with the unwelcome actions of democrat Beto O’Rourke. The senate race in Texas has been cut-throat, with O’Rourke having to defend his drunk driving charge and attempting to flee the scene of an accident caused by it, and his campaign being flagged for ‘impermissible’ loads of California money pouring

Report: CIA has heard the Turkish recording of Khashoggi’s death

Trump says he hasn’t seen or heard anything. So does Mike Pompeo. Which raises the question: Did the Turks refuse to provide a copy of the recording to the U.S., possibly not wanting to share their big leverage point against Saudi Arabia? Or are Trump and Pompeo deliberately quarantining themselves from the evidence, so that

New York Gun Challenge Bolstered After 17 States Join

New York City has extremely restrictive gun laws, and also high levels of crime. So, three gun owners are fighting the ‘premises permit’ scheme, arguing that it violates the Second Amendment. The group, led by Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, filed a brief last week in the pending request for residents Romolo Colantone, Efrain Alvarez, and Jose Anthony Irizarry. They

Ice shelf’s eerie song could be early warning system for collapse

Ice shelves perform a vital function in slowing down the rate of glacier melt in Antarctica, so scientists keep an eye on them for signs of collapse. And as the continent’s largest, the Ross Ice Shelf is particularly important. After monitoring seismic activity over a few years, researchers noticed that the Ross Ice Shelf is

Porsche’s luxury sport Panamera spawns two new GTS models

Porsche has elbowed another two models into its lineup with the addition of 460-hp, twin turbo V8, GTS versions of the luxury four-door Panamera sedan and Panamera Sport Turismo wagon for folks who like their rides fast and comfy. .. Continue Reading Porsche’s luxury sport Panamera spawns two new GTS models Category: Automotive Tags: Porsche

NFL week 7 open thread

Jazz: Things improved slightly last week when I went 5-2, bringing my season record to 24-18. I’ll need to have a few more weeks at least that good to get any sort of cushion over the .500 mark. My mood was considerably brightened by the Jets somehow defeating the Colts last week and starting to

The Honduran caravan splinters, but thousands vow to reach U.S.

A better solution for the Honduran caravan (which reached Mexico’s southern border on Friday) is going to be required and the President is running out of time. The reports coming out regarding the horde of migrants over the past 48 hours has been nothing short of frenetic. We’ve seen headlines claiming that Mexico had stopped

Pomegranate peel extract found to be a safe and natural pesticide

(Natural News) Tomatoes are among the most popular crops in the world, but they are also a magnet for pests and plant diseases. A study published in the journal Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection evaluates the potential uses of pomegranate peel extracts for controlling Meloidogyne javanica, a tomato pest, offering farmers a safe and…