Monthly Archives: June 2017

This Project Seemed Like A Good Idea, But Now, Climate Change Might Spell Trouble

The U.S. government hasn’t always been known for its sound judgement, especially during the Cold War. During this period in U.S. history, the government engaged in a variety of strange projects that were all designed to crush the Soviet Union if war erupted. However, the aftermath of one of these bizarre endeavors is now threatening massive environmental disaster in Greenland.

In 1959, the Army Corps of Engineers built a top-secret science station known as Camp Century deep under the arctic ice of northern Greenland. The existence of the base was only known to top military officials and the soldiers who built it.

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBM_BTF’); });

However, the purpose of the station was far from scientific. The base was actually a cover for a secret U.S. military experiment known as “Project Iceworm.”

The purpose of Project Iceworm was to construct underground missile launch tunnels. Greenland is significantly closer to Russia than the continental United States. Any missiles launched from Greenland would reach their Soviet targets in a much shorter time, essentially ensuring an American victory…or so they thought.

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCI1_BTF’); });

Luckily, it never came to nuclear war between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. As tensions between the two superpowers thawed, glacial shifts in the Greenland ice sheet caused extensive damage to Camp Century. It was later abandoned.

Over the years, officials allowed for the surrounding ice to entomb the nuclear missiles and waste products housed at the camp. And that was pretty much the end of it, until a pesky thing called climate change came knocking.

According to a recent report, the ice surrounding the remnants of Camp Century is slowly melting away thanks to rising temperatures caused by climate change. If the ice melts fully, there’s a risk that hundreds of gallons of nuclear waste could contaminate Greenland and its surrounding oceans.

(via Mysterious Universe)

Making matters even more complicated is the legal ownership of Camp Century. Technically, the camp was a joint venture between the U.S. and Denmark. However, since it was abandoned, the site has become a gray area with both sides feeling less than eager to foot the bill for a proper cleanup.

Read more:

40th anniversary for Bill and Hillary: A true model of ‘everything marriage should not be’

Today is the 40th anniversary of Bill and Hillary Clinton tying the knot.So they tweeted at each other.

The two have set such an example … of what not to do.

Amen to that!

Read more:

Whoa: Look who’s taking money from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation!/patriotsongbird/status/488283712962830336

Wow. Here’s a link to the Gates-subsidized article. There is no indication that it’s an advertisement or advertorial. It appears to be a bona fide news story written by a bona fide reporter (Nona Willis Aronowitz). Here it is featured along with NBC News’ other articles on its education page:

nbc news education

It’s no secret that the Gates Foundation has been lobbying hard for Common Core educational standards. This, however, is the first we’ve heard of a grant to subsidize a major news outlet’s Common Core coverage.

How long, we wonder, has this cozy little arrangement been going on? Have other MSM news outlets accepted grants from the Gates Foundation?

(Editor’s Note: This post was not subsidized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.)

Read more:

Simon Le Bon needs a bed-pusher!/SimonJCLeBON/status/199533337583423489

Duran Duran’s frontman apparently injured himself at the end of a concert in Buenos Aires and is soliciting aid on Twitter. Only ladies and lobsters need apply.

Might ask someone to wheel me onstage tmo… on a big brass bed…

— Simon Le Bon (@SimonJCLeBON) May 7, 2012

…with a martini

— Simon Le Bon (@SimonJCLeBON) May 7, 2012

…and a lobster

— Simon Le Bon (@SimonJCLeBON) May 7, 2012

…on a lead wth a studded collar.

— Simon Le Bon (@SimonJCLeBON) May 7, 2012

Read more:

‘Awesome!’ James O’Keefe hangs out with Adam Carolla [pic]!/cjkpilot/status/487101343123767296

Guerilla journalist James O’Keefe was at a Truth Revolt conference in California, giving students some lessons in going undercover. That’s where he met up with straight-talking comedian Adam Carolla:!/JamesOKeefeIII/status/487101000709177344!/quambafu/status/487212411515314176

We’ve gotta agree.



Adam Carolla says women aren’t funny, faces Twitter backlash

Adam Carolla calls Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ‘the mayor of Mexico’

Twitchy coverage of James O’Keefe

Read more:

Pol plot unmasked

A white tiled building with a sloping red roof greets visitors at the small village of Dhom in the Wai taluka of Maharashtra’s Satara district. It serves as the local school. As the day breaks for lu

Read more: