(ANTIMEDIA) The Chinese government is facing public outcry amid fresh allegations that authorities have routinely had the organs of political prisoners illegally, forcibly removed. According to Newsweek, well-respected investigators from all over the world agree that thousands of people have had their organs forcefully extracted, without anesthetic, while held in Chinese prisons. Many of the victims belong
The self-styled “World’s Most Famous Limousine Driver” Mike Hughes, 61, has suffered a setback in his attempts to prove the Earth is flat. On Saturday, a federal agency blocked his homemade rocket launch by withholding permission to use public land. The steam-powered rocket was scheduled to take off in Amboy, California, a ghost town in
Jilin Daily, the official newspaper of the Communist Party of China in Northeast China’s Jilin Province, close to North Korea border, has published a full-page nuclear attack survival guide on what readers can do in case of a nuclear weapons attack or explosion. The ‘common sense’ advice, published after U.S. bombers flew over the Korean peninsula as part
With more than 320 million Android devices shipped worldwide, Google’s Android owns 88% of the smartphone market. However, a recent Quartz report claims Google is using the popularity of its mobile operating system to collect its Android users location data even if they have turned off location access and don’t have a SIM card. “Since the beginning
Passion flower is not only known as a religiously symbolic and easily grown plant. Many varieties of the passion flower’s “passiflora” genus have also been used medicinally for centuries first by Native Americans then by other cultures. The most common medicinal uses were as a remedy for anxiety, insomnia, pain relief, and anti-spasmodic (muscle relaxing).
In 1753, a Scottish surgeon by the name of James Lind proved that scurvy could be effectively cured with citrus juice. By drinking plenty of lemonade over the course of a two-week long treatment, his patients would fully recover from the fatigue, sores and bleeding typically inflicted by this malady, which was formerly thought to