According to the World Health Organization, in Madagascar at least 33 people has been killed recently and over 200 infected by one of the deadliest plagues in human history known as the Black Death.
The Black Death disease is known from one of the darkest episodes in mankind.
It was in the fourteenth century that in Europe over 50 million people were killed by a mysterious disease called the Black Death. In some places the entire population was wiped out.
Conspiracy theorists believe the virus came from outer space and was deliberately transferred by aliens.
But we don’t believe that, do we?
It is also known that today descendants of those who survived, thanks to a genetic mutation caused by the virus, are completely immune for the AIDS virus.
Particularly eastern and central Madagascar has been worst hit by the recent outbreak. Red alert warnings and various measures as the closure of public institutions, schools and other places where people gather came into effect.
Different as with AIDS, the Black Death plague is not transmitted by body fluids only, but also airborne.
Therefore, the WHO called the risk of the epidemic spreading “very high” and a massive amount of antibiotics and disinfectant spray has been send to the affected areas.
Nowadays, when treated in an early stage, in most cases, the Black Death disease is curable.
After an incubation time of maximum 7 days, patients infected with the plague are suffering flu like symptoms as fever, head- and body pains as well as weakness, vomiting and nausea.
If not treated more severe symptoms appear like internal bleeding and swollen dark skin spots. Until death arrives.
Despite all the scaremongering about looming viruses and other life threatening diseases, the future is bright.
Ultimately, genetic engineering will bring earth population on the brink of a society in which almost everything is curable.
We know that since the very beginning of this planet, over billions of years, earth faced warmer and colder periods. Even during the more “recent” Medieval Warm Period a comparatively warmer climate episode occurred. Those were times without man made machines producing greenhouse gases. It was completely natural.
It is no surprise that scientists increasingly disagree about how “man- made” current climate changes really are.
With the help of very sophisticated, high level artificial intelligence, Australian biologist Jenniffer Morohasy together with computer scientist John Abbot draw their conclusions. Climate change is definitely not caused by CO2.
This shocking outcome was the result of calculations using so called advanced computer neural network technology. This revolutionary computer technique makes it possible to perform advanced calculations beyond standard computer models.
They found that climate change the world today is experiencing is for the most part completely natural. In other words it has nothing to do with CO2 production through human activities.
These findings were recently published in the scientific magazine GeoResJ
Although, for the moment, many scientists around the globe have reached a different consensus on global warming. They believe the self-produced Fairy Tale it is happening because humans eject too much CO2 into the atmosphere.
According to Marohasy and Abbot, this consensus is built on quicksand. A faulty base of axiom’s dating back almost a century ago. A time when research took place to learn about the heat absorption potential of carbon dioxide.
They argue that since that time little additional research has been done and now we arrived in the reality that there is no sufficient evidence to prove that carbon dioxide has the ability to impact world temperatures.
To get things clear, the two scientists began collecting data from prior studies that offered a means of temperature reading over the past 2000 years—tree rings, coral cores etc.
They fed all data into an artificial intelligence, neural network. This system was earlier successfully used to predict rainfall patterns in Australia.
But the neural network computer is also able to produce predictions by looking at other patterns and learning about given situations; in this particular case, worldwide temperature statistics over a length of 2000 years.
What the astonished researcher’s found was that the computer predicted no differences in temperature whether it was with or without the carbon dioxide component.
As mentioned, they also note that there was a time known as the Medieval Warm Period that ran from approximately 986 to 1234, when temperatures were roughly equal to those today.
This is valuable evidence that the planet would have heated up to the temperature it has regardless the influence of 100 years of (human) artificial produced carbon dioxide.
Further they remarked that their results also show global temperature averages declining since 1980.
No reason for alarm because the global warming we are now experiencing seems to be mostly naturally. It will likely abate in a way just as it went in the past.
I believe climate change is generally caused by fluctuations in solar activity and other cosmic circumstances. It is as natural as the seasons. Humans should not try to influence these normal processes.
Nevertheless, there is nothing wrong with attempts to make the world cleaner and efforts to take care of scarce natural resources.
A team of researchers from the Oregon Health and Science University for the first time managed to create error free genetically modified human embryos.
The scientists demonstrated with CRISPR that they can alter DNA and doing so prevent diseases by removing genetic mistakes from embryo’s. It was tried earlier but not like now, without faults.
With the CRISPR genome editing technology scientists are able to alter human DNA in single-cell embryos.
Based on a number of recent tests, the scientists are convinced it is definitely possible to safely and efficiently correct defective genes that cause (inherited) diseases.
To demonstrate that faulty genes successfully can be corrected the researchers used donated sperm from men who carried inherited disease mutations
It is the first time in human history this was done without any mistakes.
In the past CRISPR gene editing caused errors in which some cells did not adapt the desired changes. This problem is known as mosaicism.
Now it is proved we can avoid this deterioration by injecting the CRISPR material into the eggs at the very same time they are fertilized with semen. How about that!
Other evidence this technique will work came from offspring mousses that got a different color after their genes were edited.
To avoid widespread havoc and upheaval, the scientists emphasized that the new created embryos were never intended to be implanted into a woman’s womb. Instead they were terminated after developed just a few days later.
As in most regions of this planet, US law prevent scientists from any efforts to turn genetically edited embryo’s into babies. It is strictly prohibited.
That is why the genetically modified embryos were abandoned shortly after developed.
Making better humans with the help of DNA engineering is something most politicians hate.
Tell you why. Many of them don’t want better and smarter humans. It’s too difficult to operate under such circumstances.
Politicians need uncompromised obedient and silent slaves.
Some lawmakers consider genetic engineering as unethical. But is it? We shamelessly agree with improved (genetically engineered) crops and flowers.
But when it comes to our self, illogical boundaries and fear appears. Why shouldn’t we use modern techniques to improve our quality of life.
Remember the old days as electronics giant Philips, after years of producing bad products, came with the controversial ad “let’s make things better” In fact they admitted making less good products before.
Nowadays it is no longer about the rubbish from Philips. We are talking improving humans. Let’s make humans better!
In what a great world we live! Despite it seems to be impossible to rebuild and correct already born malfunctioning humans, with new ones now we can.
Imagine a world without brainless politicians instead a society solely counting premium quality 5 star humans.
And despite it is foreseeable that this recent milestone will make critics play the same old song of fear and scaremongering again, I believe no one can stop the train.
Is it worrisome? What the heck are they afraid for? What’s against well performing and healthy humans by improving physical bodies? At the end of the day this might be the secret of eternal life.
In an already historical one-liner U.S. President Donald Trump is warning: “Fake media trying to silence us, but people know the truth”
Nothing more I can agree on.
For over a decade, democracy is dying all around the globe and taken over by the mainstream media. In this mind controlling mediacracy mass media try to decide what is good or bad for people.
Since Donald Trump took office this tactic is hampering.
However, a new weapon is put in place. The latest mass media strategy is being silent. Just not reporting about developments that are “unwelcome”.
Mainstream media are now massively silent about developments they don’t like. Misinformation made place for “just not talking about it”
I know all about it. From big issues as American politics to relatively smaller ones as sex selection and genetic altering in Europe.
No reason to be sad. Certainly not! For the old mainstream media it’s game over.
Attempts from ancient media reporters to change the world into their vision are now DOA. Death On Arrival.
Thanks to internet, consumers are well able to decide where to find news and information. The time of bluntly believing lies coming from predominated old media institutions is finally over.
There is no future for the media dictatorship.
I believe, particularly in Europe, governments should stop state sponsored television and radio immediately. It is a big, big outrage to mislead people with tax payers money.
Fed up with annoying ads? The cure to prevent boring advertising showing up on webpages could become an expensive habit.
More and more people are using ad blockers to restrict any kind of unwanted content showing up on webpages. A new tool, provided by Google, will enable publishers charging website visitors using ad blockers. In some countries it will become a matter of “pay or go away”
In The Netherlands publisher De Telegraaf is begging readers on their knees not to use ad blockers since, as they said, it prevents the company from raising needed funds to go on with their mission.
Ad blockers are an increasing headache for Google as well. For the search engine giant, the very fundamental income from ads is -particularly in Europe- hard hit from the wide spread use of ad blockers.
But Google ads is facing some other problems probably reaching much further than ad blockers only.
The main anger is that ads often show up too late. I experienced several times issues with ads displayed about products I already ordered weeks before.
Therefore, I believe Google ads is working only for consumers not made a purchase decision yet. Be aware that most website visitors are living in the fast lane and rarely wait days or even weeks to make a purchase decision.
This practice makes advertising on webpages in many cases something too little too late.
Another burden is auto playing video’s. But in some browsers like Firefox you don’t need an ad blocker for switching of these often terrible video’s. Just type about:config and you can choose from a bunch of additional browser settings. Disable auto play and life is much less annoying.
To put an end on the slumping ad revenues Google will now enable publishers to charge web visitors that are using ad blockers in the US, UK, Germany Australia, and New Zealand.
Publishers can download a new Google “add on” named “Funding choices”. This tool will force website visitors to switch off the ad blocker or just pay for the content. Visitors not making a choice are prevented from viewing the content any further and advised to leave.
Revenues of payments generated by this new Funding choices tool are partly shared between the publishers and Google (10%).
Google is further announcing to introduce its own ad blocker in 2018. It will be implemented in the next version of Chrome. The Google based ad blocker is pinpointed to remove “unacceptable ads” that are considered as harmful for “genuine” advertisers with less disturbing ads.