Winter Political Games 2018: ‘National discrimination against Russia’

A last-minute appeal from 45 Russian athletes and two coaches against a ban preventing them from competing in the Winter Olympics has failed

The Court of Arbitration for Sport’s secretary-general announced the ruling with just hours to go before the Games got underway in PyeongChang, South Korea. 

As some of the people banned have no prior doping convictions, investigative journalist Dave Lindorff said he thinks “a lot of it has to be politics.”

Lindorff recalled that other countries had been accused of “nationally-run doping campaigns” but their teams had not been banned.

“The individuals who don’t pass tests obviously are banned or have their medals taken away if they are found to have been doped earlier,” Lindorff continued.

He pointed out that this kind of ban on a whole team “reeks of an attack on the nation rather than individuals who are cheating.”

According to Lindorff, “the thing is that the Olympics are not just what they are made out to be: the celebration of amateur athletes. It is big money.”

“People who win these gold medals become endorsers of products and can make a fortune. It is a huge life change. If you have worked that hard to get to the top and then it is taken away from you, it isn’t just national honor, it is incomes.”

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Father Of Otto Warmbier Will Attend Winter Olympics In South Korea: Report

Fred Warmbier, the father of an American who died after he was imprisoned in North Korea, will attend the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, later this month, The Washington Post reported on Sunday. He will travel to the country as a guest of Vice President Mike Pence.

Warmbier’s son, Otto, died last June after suffering brain damage while in the custody of the North Korean government. The younger Warmbier was in a coma for around 15 months before he was returned to the United States, although it’s unclear how he sustained the injuries that brought on the condition. Officials in Pyongyang said the coma was brought on by a mix of botulism and sleeping pills, although an autopsy could not confirm the cause of the brain damage, which a coroner called extensive.

Pence is expected to speak about continued pressure by the U.S. against North Korea in an effort to curtail the regime’s ambitions of crafting an arsenal of nuclear weapons capable of reaching America, the Post reported. His presence ― at the end of a five-day trip to Asia ― comes as the North is expected to send athletes to compete in the Olympics for the first time in years, including a joint team with the South in women’s ice hockey.

The Warmbiers recently attended President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address as guests of the White House. In his speech, Trump spoke about Warmbier’s imprisonment and called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “cruel” and “depraved.”

“You are powerful witnesses to a menace that threatens our world, and your strength inspires truly us all,” Trump said. “Tonight, we pledge to honor Otto’s memory with total American resolve.”

Warmbier’s parents have been harsh critics of the North Korean government since their son’s imprisonment, and accused the Obama administration of not doing enough to ensure his return. Warmbier, then 21, was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor after he was convicted of stealing a propaganda poster while on a group tour to the country in early 2016. His parents were unable to speak to him during his entire imprisonment, and were only told of his condition in the hours before he was returned to the U.S.

In an interview three months after his death, Warmbier’s father condemned the actions of the North and slammed the Kim regime as torturers.

“We’re here to tell you North Korea is not a victim,” Fred Warmbier said on Fox News. “They’re terrorists. They kidnapped Otto, tortured him, they intentionally injured him … He was blind, he was deaf. As we looked at him and tried to comfort him, it looked as if somebody had taken a pair of pliers and rearranged his bottom teeth.

His wife, Cindy, said the North had “destroyed” her son.

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.

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‘Arctic invasion’: Huge winter storm, freezing rain wreaks havoc in Moscow (PHOTOS)

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A tree branch laden with snow killed one and injured two in the Russian capital on Saturday, the capital’s mayor Sergey Sobyanin wrote on his VKontakte social network page. He said that the weight of the snow had caused some 2,000 trees to fall across the city. 

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The storm dumped more than 43cm of snow on Moscow and the precipitation continues, according to Sunday’s data from Gidrometcentr, the Russian national meteorological service.

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Six more weeks of winter, says Canada’s famous albino groundhog

Wiarton Willie saw his shadow this morning, which means the cold weather will stick around.

Canada’s most famous groundhog, Wiarton Willie, has spoken. He saw his shadow, which means there will be six more weeks of winter! The little albino prognosticator made his announcement just past 8 o’clock this morning, whispering to the mayor of the town of Wiarton, Ontario, who translated it from the Groundhogese, which apparently is a prerequisite for the job.

The crowd was delighted by Willie’s prediction. Prior to the announcement, an informal poll had revealed that the majority of attendees were hopeful winter would continue for another six weeks. I share their sentiment. As someone who loves bitter cold temperatures, I surely hope Willie is right about this.

It was frigid in Wiarton today, with the wind chill bringing the temperature down to -25C (-13F). Despite this, an impressive crowd gathered for the Groundhog Day festivities. It kicked off with fireworks at 7 a.m., an unusual sight in the early morning darkness and pretty much the greatest way to start any day. At the main stage, a fiddle-guitar duo entertained the growing crowd, later replaced by a DJ playing top 40 tunes and accompanied by a troupe of dancers. The crowd tried to stay warm by dancing along, our collective breaths making white clouds of steam in the air all around, as we waited for Willie’s appearance.

This particular Willie is new to the job. His predecessor passed away in September 2017, after 11 years of making annual predictions. This is an impressive amount of time, considering that a groundhog’s life expectancy in the wild is only four years. At the time of his passing, mayor Janice Jackson said of the old Willie:

“He was a real sweetie. It was really fun working with him. He clearly responded to people around him and especially his caretaker. It was really remarkable how bonded he was to his caretaker. Willie’s daily care regimen coupled with living in a safe and protected environment allowed Willie to reach the ripe old age of 13.”

The town always has an understudy ready to go. In this case, the new Willie was found two years ago in Ontario’s Oro-Medonte township, spotted by a child in his backyard. He was removed to Wiarton in preparation for today, when he made his big debut.

Wiarton Willie crowd© K Martinko — A crowd gathered despite -25C weather

The new Willie was wide awake and curious in his glass box when he was brought out on the stage. He poked around in the straw and seemed unperturbed by the spotlights and cameras rolling around him.

Willie’s prediction for six more wintry weeks matched that of his southern colleague, Punxsutawney Phil in Pennsylvania, but differed from Shubenacadie Sam, Canada’s other famous groundhog from Nova Scotia. Sam, in fact, made headlines today by attempting to climb the fence of his enclosure and make a run for it, only to be blocked by a nearby news reporter.

While groundhogs’ accuracy at predicting spring’s arrival is known to be poor in real life (Melissa wrote yesterday that Punxsutawney Phil has only a 52 percent success rate), the tradition of celebrating them continues — and I maintain that having something to celebrate in the dead of winter, cold and darkness notwithstanding, is important.

Wiarton Willie’s big day is something my kids and I look forward to each year. If it weren’t for him, what other reason would we have to bundle ourselves up till we resemble snowmen and head outdoors to watch fireworks, dance outside, and drink hot chocolate first thing in the morning?

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How to take care of your hair this winter

During cold weather, doing less to your hair will benefit it more.

Cold weather can be really hard on hair. It turns the hair shafts brittle, making them more prone to breakage and spit ends. It dulls natural shine and causes color to fade. Avoid winter-induced bad hair days (and large salon bills!) by learning how to take care of your hair during cold weather. Here’s some advice.

Less heat: We tend to use heated appliances more often in the winter, which isn’t great for hair. Take more time on your blow-dry so you don’t have to do it as often.

Wash less: Winter is a great time to train yourself to go longer between washes. Use hats and hairstyles to push those limits. You’ll be thanking yourself when the warm weather returns.

Protect with oil: Add some heavy moisturizing oil to your conditioner, such as olive or jojoba oil, in order to get that extra boost. Use a few drops of oil on your ends each day to keep them from splitting. Rub a small amount onto your palms and smooth over your head to reduce frizz. Read: Use oil to nourish your hair naturally

Pre-condition your hair: Give your dry tresses and scalp a thorough massage with coconut oil prior to washing. Let sit for up to an hour, then shampoo as usual. Your hair will retain some of the oil.

Use a weekly moisturizing mask: A mask is a prolonged conditioning treatment that locks in moisture and gives smooth shine to tired locks. You can easily make a mask at home, using ingredients in your pantry. See this list of 6 homemade hair masks that serve a variety of purposes, or check out 12 All-natural hair moisturizers that you can DIY.

Wear a hat: Protect your hair from the cold by covering up when you head outside. One suggestion is to line your wool, cotton, or other coarse-knit winter hat with an old silk or satin scarf to reduce split ends. Or you could just wrap your hair in a scarf before putting on a hat.

Dry your hair thoroughly: Never go outside with wet hair. Cold air makes damp hair more prone to breakage and also causes color to fade more quickly. Take time to dry it completely before running out the door.

Embrace moisture of all kinds: Drink lots of water and use a humidifier in your room to combat the dryness that comes with winter heating. Don’t worry; it won’t create the kind of humidity that results in excessive frizziness, but rather a soft, moisturized feeling.

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Entertain like a TreeHugger this winter

Host gatherings with friends both outdoors and in your home, while sharing food prep to make it more affordable.

It’s the middle of January. The days are short with minimal sunlight, the air is frigid, and finances may be tight after a month of holiday spending. In other words, there’s a good chance you’re feeling a wee bit depressed and in need of some cheap, cheery entertainment.

We’ve got just the solution for you — TreeHugger-style entertaining that prioritizes get-togethers at home with good friends and/or outdoor playtime that takes advantage of the winter weather. Not only do these suggestions cost very little (compared to a night out), but they’ll add bright spots and priceless memories to an otherwise dreary time of year. Here we go:

Potluck dinner: This is an old classic approach to entertaining that, in my opinion, is not utilized nearly enough these days. A well-organized potluck is a brilliant way to feed a large group of people without anyone having to work too hard. Tell friends to bring an appetizer, salad, dessert, and wine, and take care of the main course. Make it special by setting a country theme, such as Indian, Greek, or Mexican.

potluck dinner© K Martinko — A Mediterranean-themed potluck at my house last summer

Board game night: As the Washington Post says, board game nights are “having a moment.” They’re back in style, which isn’t surprising, knowing how much fun they are. Choose familiar games or those with easy-to-learn rules that guests can review in advance. (Popular choices among TreeHugger staff are Scrabble, Bananagrams, Listography, Cards against Humanity, Settlers of Catan, Apples to Apples, cribbage.) Set up the game on a coffee table in the living room, surrounded by comfy couches and a cozy fireplace. Bring drinks and snacks into the room, so nobody has to leave for refills.

Crêpe party: This is an idea my sister’s boyfriend just told me about. He used to host crêpe parties at university in Montreal, cooking 500 crêpes a few hours in advance and asking guests to bring toppings. Depending on the time of day, you stand around drinking coffee, mimosas, or wine, eating fully loaded crêpes. It sounds perfect for a winter gathering.

Sledding & hot chocolate: For a kid-friendly daytime party, get your friends together to go sledding. After an hour or two of vigorous outdoor activity, come back to your place for hot chocolate and popcorn. You could do the same with skating; check out your local arena for a sponsored public skating schedule.

Hiking party: Go for a hike with a group of friends (or cross-country ski or snowshoe) in the wilderness. My husband and I often do this with our kids at a nearby provincial park and we turn it into an event by bringing along a camp stove, hot chocolate mix, and coffee. It’s great fun.

outdoor picnic© K Martinko — An outdoor coffee break after a hike along the beach

Lumberjack games: This is something my parents used to do each winter when I was young. They would organize traditional ‘lumberjack’ games that date back a century to pioneer days. Activities involved a three-legged snowshoe race, a race to boil water over a wood fire that each group had to build on their own, a log-rolling race across a finish line, making maple syrup taffy on the snow, and — their odd favorite — trying to walk in a straight line while blindfolded across the frozen lake (it’s impossible). Usually the afternoon’s events were followed by a potluck dinner.

Soup & salad night: Back to the food theme, making soup is an easy way to feed a crowd. Ask guests to bring salads, bread, and dessert, and you’ll have a feast in minutes.

Fondue party: Host a fondue night. Start with a decadent cheese fondue, served with bread cubes and a variety of vegetables and meats. Follow it with a chocolate fondue for dessert. Your guests will be rolling home.

chocolate fondueMichael Pollack — Chocolate fondue/CC BY 2.0

Girls’ craft night: I’ve attended a few of these and they’re always fun. Whether you get together with a group of girlfriends who is each working on her own project, or you organize a single craft for everyone to do, it’s a fun way to pass an evening, especially if it involves wine. Scrapbooking is another good group activity.

Wine & Cheese: The good old wine and cheese model never grows old. Make it more affordable by having each guest bring a bottle of wine or a piece of cheese to contribute. Choose a great playlist and the fun will take care of itself.

Movie night: Instead of meeting friends at the cinema, host a movie night at home. In many ways, it’s more fun because you can come in comfy clothes and lounge on the sofa, wrapped in blankets. Pass around all the delicious snacks you try to avoid during the rest of the week.

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Why do we gain weight in winter? Breakthrough study reveals less time in the sun promotes fat storage, as well as making us deficient in vitamin D

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According to scientists, “winter weight gain” could be partly caused by a lack of sunlight exposure during winter.

Researchers from the University of Alberta have announced that the according to the results of their study, the fat cells under our skin shrink once exposed to the “blue light” emitted by the sun.

Peter Light, the senior author of the study, said, “When the sun’s blue light wavelengths — the light we can see with our eye — penetrate our skin and reach the fat cells just beneath, lipid droplets reduce in size and are released out of the cell. In other words, our cells don’t store as much fat.”

Light, who is a professor of pharmacology and the director of UAlberta’s Alberta Diabetes Instituteexplains that the fact that individuals who live in a northern climate are not exposed to enough sunlight eight months in a year could be the reason for winter weight gain.

The professor cautions that the results are an initial observation and that exposing one’s self to sunlight can have a negative effect on one’s health instead of being a guaranteed way to lose weight. Light comments that he and his team have yet to determine the “intensity and duration of light” required to activate this particular pathway.

Light believes that their discovery holds potential and that future studies could be built on the results of their study. It might even result in “pharmacological or light-based treatments” for health concerns such as obesity and diabetes. Light also posits that this mechanism could be one reason why the number of fat cells produced in childhood often “stay with us into adulthood.”

He acknowledges that there is a lot of literature that tries to explain why “our current generation will be more overweight than their parents” and that this could be linked to the debate about what should be considered as “healthy sunshine exposure.” (Related: Sunlight emerging as proven treatment for breast cancer, prostate cancer and other cancers.)

The researchers chanced upon the discovery while they were looking into how they can bioengineer fat cells that can produce insulin when exposed to light. The team is studying this procedure in the hopes of discovering a way to make life easier for type 1 diabetes patients.

The study results revealed that the fat cells stored near our skin could be “a peripheral biological clock.” While Light says that it’s too early to tell, it’s possible that the light we receive through our eyes which regulates our circadian rhythm (that directs sleep-wake patterns), could similarly impact “the fat cells that can be found near our skin.” The molecular pathway the researchers discovered was initially identified as “being activated by the eye” following exposure to the blue wavelengths in sunlight.

The pathway could act “in a sensory manner” and that it sets the amount of fat that we burn as the seasons change. People gain weight in winter and it is burned off during summer. This could be an “evolutionary process,” and there is data that supports this. Unlike other mammals, human fat can be found all over the body, just beneath the skin.

Foods that can help you lose weight

Losing weight requires regular exercise and following a healthy diet, but if you’re looking for food that can help you lose weight, check out the list below:

  • EggsEggs are full of high-quality protein, fats, essential nutrients like vitamin D, and choline.
  • Beans — All kinds of beans are high in fiber, which can help you lose weight because it “helps you feel fuller longer.”
  • YogurtYogurt is full of protein and probiotics, which can benefit your gut health.
  • SalmonSalmon is a good source of high-quality protein and it contains a lot of “good” fats called omega-3 fatty acids. Eating a diet full of omega-3 fatty acids can help you feel more full.

You can read more articles about vitamin D-rich foods and healthier food options at Food.news.

Sources include:

ScienceDaily.com

EatingWell.com

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Geoengineered Winter Weather, The Chemical Ice Nucleation Factor

8pThe climate engineers have the power to chemically cool-down surface temperatures when enough atmospheric moisture is available to them. The more heavily and extensively the geoengineers utilize chemical ice nucleating materials, the more extreme the surface cooling that they can create. This is not speculation, but verifiable fact proven by patented processes. One example is below.

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Mainstream media covered the fact that Chinese scientists are engineering snowstorms, are we to believe that the US government and others aren’t doing the same?

The US military is as large as the next 10 largest militaries combined, thus they have the ability to carry out climate engineering (weather warfare) operations on the largest scale by far. Not only have US military commanders stated that the disintegrating climate is the greatest national security threat, they have long since stated their objective of “owning the weather”. Are we to believe that our government would ask our permission before deploying climate engineering operations? In fact, our government’s own documents prove climate engineering has been ongoing for decades. The “departure from normal high temperature” map below (from Dec 29, 2017) clearly revealed where surface temperatures were cold, and where they were not.

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The arc of below normal surface temperatures began at the Hawaiian islands and rotated clockwise up and over the “ridiculously resilient ridge” of drought creating a geoengineered high pressure zone that was created over the US West (from ionosphere heater installations like HAARP), then descends back down to the eastern US. This freeze / fry scenario has been ongoing in recent years

In order to engineer an end of year cool-down for parts of the US and Canada, the flow of moisture from the Pacific (that was until recently directed completely around California) was chemically nucleated by the climate engineers. What happens when these endothermic reacting materials rain down on far above freezing bodies of water like Lake Michigan? (the majority of Lake Michigan is still at nearly 45 degrees F)  Perfectly spherical ice balls form and start washing up on shorelines. The chemical nucleating elements form a nucleus around which ice continues to form.

How about all that temporary ice along the US East Coast which the media did their best to sensationalize?  Did anyone bother to check the ocean temperatures?

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Sea ice floats in Boston Harbor, Jan. 3, 2018, in Boston. Photo credit: AP

Why is so much ice forming on ocean waters that are 40 degrees F or higher? This fact should also be remembered and considered, sea water does not freeze until it reaches 28.4 degrees F. “Slush Waves” were also recorded along the coast near Boston, why are no official sources questioning this? Why are no official sources offering any reasonable explanations for such a phenomenon when ocean temperatures are 40 degrees F or higher? The answer is because they are not allowed to tell the truth. The illegal federal gag order on all National Weather Service (NWS) and all National Oceanic and Atmospheric (NOAA) employees should be a glaring red flag. Surface ice storms are also now a constant threat due to the chemical ice nucleating elements reaching the surface before solidifying.

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Photo credit: Jonathan Nimerfroh

How warm is the East Coast scheduled to get after the engineered weather whiplash cool-down passes? The “departure from normal high temperature” map below paints a shocking picture of East Coast warmth (in close proximity to a chemically nucleated cold zone in the center of the US) that was scheduled to follow on the heals of the media hyped (and completely engineered) “winter storms”. Will the geoengineers be able to alter the outcome of this “forecast” with yet another engineered cooldown? Winter storm “Hunter” is the next theatrically named creation of the climate engineers that will follow the temporary weather whiplash warm-up.

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The top 3 superpowers (USA, China, and Russia) have the largest militaries, and thus the greatest ability to effect the climate with their ongoing chemical ice nucleation cool-down operations. It is important to remember and consider that the majority of nations are either actively or passively participating in the global climate intervention programs. Comparing the more recent scheduled temperature anomaly forecast map below with the map shown earlier in this post reveals a number of profound weather whiplash changes occurring in the space of only a few days. Greenland has  gone from far below normal surface temperatures back to far above normal temperatures, the eastern US has done the same. Conversely, portions of Russia and China have done the opposite, going from far above normal to below normal. The geoengineered winter weather whiplash scenarios will continue to worsen rapidly, patented chemical ice nucleation processes are a primary factor. It must be remembered and considered that all “predictions” (scheduled weather) are in a state of constant flux. So much depends on what the climate engineers choose to do (or not to do) at any given window of time.

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Headlines from Siberia reveal an incident of uniformly spherical “ice boulders” suddenly washing up on the shores of Nyda, Russia. Are we to believe this is only an “act of nature” as “official sources” have told us?

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Photo credit: Ekaterina Chernykh

Why would the “ice boulders” occur with Arctic sea ice at record low levels? Why would perfectly spherical “ice balls” occur at all?  2012 was the previous record Arctic ice low for this time of year, 2016 has shattered that former record. 2017 has brought yet another new record low level of Arctic sea ice.

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Why would such formations occur from the record warm Arctic Ocean? Sea temperatures in some zones of the Arctic Ocean have been as much as 25 degrees above the 30 year average. This average was taken from 1981-2011, when the ocean temperatures were already warmer than the pre-industrial era.

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Why are governments and media doing all they can to hide the reality of the record warm Arctic from the public? There are many reasons, none of them are benevolent. Temperatures and ice melt in the polar regions are going completely off the charts as the “departure from normal temperature” map below makes clear.

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Siberia is undergoing massive engineered cooling assaults, but the extremely rapid warming of the planet is undeniable and climate engineering is helping to fuel the overall fire. Are the climate engineers trying desperately to reduce the methane “blowouts” that are occurring in Siberia due to rapidly thawing methane permafrost deposits? Whatever the case, the short term engineered (and highly toxic) cool-downs come at the cost of a worsened overall warming. 2017 is now officially the 2nd warmest year ever recorded, narrowly missing the record warm year of 2016, which broke the record set in 2015, which broke the record set in 2014.

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Photo credit: Andrey Naumenko

Again, the “experts” tell us that the “ice boulder” phenomenon is a “natural” occurrence. But if this is so, why is there no long term historical record (or pre 1945 photographs) of this phenomenon occurring? There is no such long term record (pre 1945) because the ridiculously uniform “ice boulders” are absolutely not natural. The climate engineers became very active in the polar regions immediately after the end of WWll, historical data confirms this fact. About the ice anomalies being “natural, the “experts” are simply lying, as they are paid to do. We are all swimming in a sea of lies and deception that is propagated by countless individuals in academia, media, and “official sources”, who have completely betrayed humanity in exchange for a paycheck and a pension. When will the population reactivate their sense of sanity and reason? When will the population recognize that our geoengineered skies should not look like they do? When will the population face the fact that steel structure high-rise buildings (building 7 on 911) don’t just fall down because of an office furniture fire on the lower floors? And why can’t the masses discern that miles of shorelines covered with almost perfectly uniform and symmetrical “ice boulders” is completely unnatural?
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Below is an article on chemical ice nucleation that I first posted in November of 2015. The information it contains is every bit as relevant now as it was then.

The Engineered Winter Deception, Chemical Ice Nucleation

All around the globe, extreme, destructive, and unprecedented “frozen precipitation” events are occurring. A great many of these events begin at temperature ranges far above the freezing point (though temperatures on the ground can drop precipitously as the nucleation process unfolds). Why? Most have never heard of “chemical ice nucleation for weather modification”, but patents exist for this process and the Chinese government has long since admitted to engineering frozen precipitation events. The 90 second video below is astounding, a 200 foot wide river of ice flowing through the Saudi desert on November 2nd, 2015.

Extreme hail events are happening with alarming frequency, often in the most unlikely locations where such storms have not historically occurred.

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“Ice storm” hits Saudi Arabia in Early November, 2015

When moisture laden storms are saturated with artificial/chemical ice nucleating elements (due to the destructive attempt by the climate engineers to temporarily cool-down ground temperatures on the ground), storms that would have been a deluge of rain become unprecedented onslaughts of frozen precipitation.

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Record hail storm in Quito, Ecuador, February 14, 2015

The damage being inflicted by the rapidly increasing hail storms is massive and growing.

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Record hail event, Bogata Columbia, February 22, 2015

Africa is also being subjected to unprecedented hail events.

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A record shattering 3 feet of hail is dumped on the East African nation of Eritrea, March 14, 2014

Below is a shocking photo of “ice balls” piled up on the shores of Lake Michigan. Why is there no long term historical record of such a profound phenomenon? Chemical ice nucleating materials form a central core of ice that builds up around itself. The motion of the waves then contribute to the spherical shape.

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“Ice balls” have formed and accumulated on Lake Michigan in the last few years, why? Such “ice balls” have even formed on lake water that was 40 degrees, how is this possible at temperatures far above the normal freezing point? Without chemical ice nucleation, it isn’t possible.

What is occurring on the shores of distant seas? Yet more “ice balls” have appeared in recent years.

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“Ice balls” on the Baltic Coast in Northern Poland. “Official” sources say this recent unprecedented phenomenon is just “natural”, are we to believe them?

Other European countries are noting the same phenomenon.

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Ice balls on the coast of Finland. The “official” explanation for this recent mysterious anomaly? Again, we are told it is a “natural” occurrence.

How natural do these “ice pancakes” look in the photo below?

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CNN news called these “ice pancakes”  “mysterious”. This phenomenon has also been observed on various lakes and rivers in recent years. It is the extreme uniformity of these formations that separates them from any natural phenomenon. Chemical nucleation materials are the core causal factor that produce the recent rash of profound ice formations

“Freezing rain” has now become commonplace. Extreme “ice storms” are wreaking havoc all over the globe. Depending on atmospheric conditions and temperatures, precipitation from storms that have been sprayed with chemical ice nucleating materials can reach the ground before actually freezing.

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This vehicle photo was taken in Versoix, Switzerland. Formerly unprecedented ice storms have now become the norm as the geoengineers do their best to create temporary chemical cool-downs in a rapidly warming world

Where can the most profound chemical ice nucleation examples be seen? The satellite photos below show completely unnatural ice formation structures on the Arctic ocean, September 15th, 2015. Arctic ocean temperatures have persisted at record high levels and the warming continues to worsen. Why would ice form in open water under such conditions, and in a manner that is completely different than the normal ice pack winter expansion? And all this during a year that has had record warmth and record ice melt in the Arctic? Surface ice formation on record warm seas worsens the overall warming by trapping the heat below.

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Another satellite photo taken over the Arctic Ocean, September 15, 2015. Extremely anomalous sea surface ice formation is clearly evident.

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Even into November, 2015, astoundingly high ocean temperatures have persisted and continue to shatter records. The map below clearly shows that sea surface temperatures were as much as 24.7 degrees ABOVE NORMAL in the Arctic ocean on November 7, 2015.

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Global ocean temperatures are skyrocketing so rapidly that scientists must keep updating charts to keep up.

The excerpt below was taken from a recently posted Article from “Arctic News”, it should be read carefully. Arctic news describes the effects of atmospheric particulates (primarily from geoengineering which Arctic news refuses to admit to). They then state clearly the negative overall effects of these particulates (again, a result of geoengineering). And at the end of the article from which this excerpt was taken, Arctic News and the Arctic Methane Emergency Group calls for global geoengineering to be deployed immediately, as if it has not already been going on for over 6 decades in clear view and causing catastrophic effects. We must all diligently “sift the baby from the bathwater” so to speak. Though the front line data from Arctic news is accurate and verifiable from other sources, their constant call for geoegineering to commence is extremely alarming.

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Particulates, in particular sulfate, can provide short-term cooling of the sea surface. Large amounts of sulfate are emitted from industrial areas in the east of North America and in East Asia. On the Northern Hemisphere, the Coriolis effect makes that such emissions will typically reach areas over the nearby ocean to the east of such industrial areas, resulting in the sea surface there being cooled substantially, until the particulates have fallen out of the sky. Since the sulfate is emitted on an ongoing basis, the cooling effect continues without much interruption.

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This sulfate has a cooling effect on areas of the sea surface where ocean currents are moving warm water toward the Arctic Ocean. Because the sea surface gets colder, there is less evaporation, and thus less heat transfer from the ocean to the atmosphere during the time it takes for the water to reach the Arctic Ocean. As a result, water below the sea surface remains warmer as it moves toward the Arctic Ocean.

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Similarly, as illustrated by above image, sulfur dioxide emitted in industrial areas in North America and East Asia can extend over the oceans, cooling the surface water of currents that are moving water toward the Arctic Ocean.

So the overall conclusion from Arctic News is that the atmospheric particulates are making a bad situation worse, not better. Yet, they continue to call for geoengineering deployment as if that is not the source of “atmospheric pollution” they have just condemned.

Below is a recent satellite photo of the sea surface off the coast of Greenland. Again we see an extremely anomalous and unprecedented pattern of ice formations like those shown earlier in this article. The massive chemical ice nucleation efforts in the Arctic, by the geoengineers, is undeniable.

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The AccuWeather “forecast” (scheduled weather) for November 16-20, 2015, shows snow with a daytime high of 59 degrees and a night time low of 40 degrees. Why?

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In the next map, we see snow again called for on the 22nd with the same temperatures as the earlier forecast, yet, on the 25th only rain is called for with much colder low temperatures? Snow is now often reported at temperatures up to 50 degrees and even above, welcome to the world of chemical ice nucleation. As previously mentioned, there are patents for such processes, and again, the Chinese scientists have openly admitted their programs to create engineered snow storms.

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What scenario are the geoengineers creating in the US with their chemical ice nucleated cool-downs? The exact antithesis of what has been the case in the US for the previous 3 winters. The extreme scenario shown in the most current NOAA map below is historically unprecedented, but in recent years has become the norm.

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The “scheduled” weather from the geoengineers is for temperatures to be up to 20 degrees below normal in the West, and 20 or more degrees above normal in the East.

Chemical ice nucleation of storms and precipitation does create a cold dense layer of air on the ground level that can drastically lower temperatures temporarily. But what is the overall cost? A decimated climate system, a worsened overall warming of the planet, and total contamination of the atmosphere and surface of our planet (due to the highly toxic fallout from the climate engineering programs). If you think your winter weather is natural, think again. Exposing the ongoing climate engineering insanity is challenge we must all face head on, make your voice heard in this battle. Forward solid informationto all those that need to know and don’t. Make every day count in this most critical fight.
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YouTuber Turns Abandoned Milwaukee Mall Into Winter Wonderland For 100 Kids

By  Amanda Froelich Truth Theory

Casey Neistat, a Milwaukee native and famous YouTube star, has done his part to make Christmas magical for at least 100 kids this year. This past week, he turned the abandoned Northridge Mall into a winter wonderland for dozens of children with the Boys and Girls Club of Great Milwaukee.

“All I could see was all of my childhood fantasies manifesting,” said Casey. Little Things reports that Neistat partnered with Samsung to surprise the children with electronics and to teach them how they can get creative with electronics.

Before the mall was renovated for this purpose, it was empty, full of broken glass, run-down machines, and eerie, boarded up doors. Now, it is the epitome of cheer. A gingerbread house, an ice-skating rink, and a sledding hill were all installed. And on the special day, professional snowboarders did tricks on the escalators.

Neistat said he was searching for a place to host the celebration when he remembered the abandoned mall. “It just turns out that Milwaukee happens to have a fantastic, huge, empty shopping mall,” he recalled.

The electronics theme was inspired by Neistat’s career on YouTube. Through every video, the free-thinker is able to inspire and educate. Samsung wanted to give the same gift to children, which is why it donated smartphones, microphones and accessories to help them learn how to make videos.

“The reason we bring people like Casey and all these different creators here is because they’re who kids look up to, and their message to these kids — and our message to kids, equally — is that you can be just like these creators. All you need is a phone,” said Paul.

Said Neistat: “I see it as an opportunity, and an opportunity to sort of elevate young kids and let them know that now, because of technology, they’re empowered in ways that they’ve never been empowered before.”

Watch the incredible video below to learn more:

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Footage credit: WTMJ Milwaukee

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