The United States government committed an act of torture against U.S. citizens in direct violation of the U.S. Constitution and human rights. 

For forty years between 1932 and 1972, the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) department, conducted an experiment on 399 black men infected with syphilis.

These men, for the most part, were poor farmers from one of the poorest counties in Alabama. They were never told what disease they were suffering from or its seriousness. The doctors that were treating them had no intention of curing them of syphilis, they were ordered to lie to them in order to collect data. a5e9df9279a0afb61c97b3189c90832d.jpgThe government wanted information on how the disease progressed, what damage it would do to the human body, and any additional information once it killed them. They especially wanted information to be collected from the autopsies of the men, and they were thus deliberately left to degenerate under the ravages of tertiary syphilis.

The men suffered and died with symptoms that included; tumors, heart disease, paralysis, blindness, and insanity. 

Below are the Surgeon Generals that had to repeatedly sign off on the experiment to keep it going from one presidency to the next. Continue reading

Marino Morikawa created a completely organic solution to remove pollution from lakes. His solution was able to fully revive an entire ecosystem. Due to industrial waste, sewage, fertilizers, trash and excrement most freshwater sources could be destroyed in the coming years without proper cleanup. In 2010, Morikawa took a break from school to clean up […]

In this ritual, the feet of children are wrapped in tight bandages by breaking their bones to keep the feet small and prevent growth. 6This practice is known as “Lotus Feet” and was designed to make women more beautiful in China. The process starts before the arch has a chance to fully develop – somewhere between the ages of 4 and 9.
When the time arrived for the children to start the process of foot-binding, their entire world changed as they went from being a carefree child to one that was in a constant state of pain and agony. 4
The process takes about two years. Women with lotus feet underwent a childhood surrounded by fear and pain as their feet were broken, bound, and disfigured. Girls without lotus feet were often made fun of, ridiculed, and ensured that their ugly, large feet would deter men.
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After soaking in warm herbs and animal blood, the toes would be broken and curled over to the sole of the foot and bound with cotton bandages. 

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Two brands of talking dolls, My Friend Cayla and I-Que Intelligent Robot, have the ability to listen to conversations of people in the room with them.

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Some people are worried that this feature can collect personal information from private conversations. For adults, strangely enough, this is not an issue but children have special laws that protect their privacy.  A complaint was filed with the Federal Trade Commission from a coalition of consumer privacy advocates including the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC).

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Where this gets creepy:

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Pain is not like a movie, no one likes to watch and there’s no emergency exit. It’s easy to confuse the two because pain is drama and conflict. Pain is not like a sword, it doesn’t protect you and you can’t control it. It’s easy to confuse the two because pain is sharp and cuts deep. […]

Phosphorus Fertilizer in Your Lawn or Garden Fertilizers containing phosphorus are a major source of groundwater contamination and radiation exposure during lawn maintenance. The most common method for making fertilizer, that contains phosphorous, leaves behind a waste called phosphogypsum, which emits radon, a radioactive gas. It also contains uranium and radium, which are radioactive elements. […]

“Since I entered politics, I have chiefly had men’s views confided to me privately. Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that […]