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Evidence Suggests World’s Largest Solar Farm Burns Birds That Fly over It

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Environmentalists might swear by solar energy, but it turns out that the alternative source has its pitfalls too. Ivanpah, a giant solar farm in California’s Mohave Desert, is actually producing such high levels of heat that birds flying over it are burning to death.

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System that opened last Thursday is a joint effort by NRG Energy Inc., Google Inc. and BrightSource Energy. It can produce electricity that is sufficient to power 140,000 homes. The project is supposed to be the beginning for the United States’ emerging solar industry. It uses a technology that is different and more expensive to build than a similar-sized conventional solar power plant.

The Ivanpah site is located 45 miles southwest of Las Vegas, with virtually unbroken sunshine for most part of the year. It is also close to transmission lines that carry power to consumers. The project makes use of technology called solar-thermal – more than 300,000 computer-controlled mirrors (each roughly the size of a garage door) reflect sunlight to boilers on top of 450-foot towers. The sun’s power heats the water in the boilers’ tubes and the steam drives turbines to create electricity.

Unfortunately, Ivanpah is now being dubbed the ‘$2.2 Billion Bird-Scorching Solar Project’ by various environmental groups. The mirrors actually appears to be scorching birds that fly through the intense heat surrounding the towers, which can reach 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit.

Compliance documents released by BrightSource Energy last year indicated that dozens of dead birds were found at the plant over the past several months, during the testing phase. Federal biologists have noticed that these birds appeared to have singed or burnt feathers. The dead birds included two hawks, four nighthawks, a grebe, a peregrine falcon and several sparrows.

Regulators at the plant said they anticipated that some birds would be killed once the plant started operating. But they certainly didn’t expect for so many to die during construction and testing. Jeff Holland, a spokesperson for NRG, said: “With the data we’ve gathered, it’s far too early in the process to draw any definitive conclusions about long-term impacts on avian or other species.”

According to Joe Desmond, a spokesperson for BrightSource, they have “the confidence in the technology and its ability to operate and perform as expected.” He said that the company will be able to resolve the problem of bird deaths and build more big plants in California and elsewhere.

Currently, state and federal regulators are conducting a two-year study of Ivanpah’s effects on birds. Environmental groups are actually questioning the value of cleaner power when native wildlife is being injured or killed. When BrightSource submitted the blueprint for its second big solar farm in Riverside County near Joshua Tree National Park, the US Fish and Wildlife Service objected. They told state regulators about their concerns that heat produced by the plant could kill golden eagles and other protected species.

“When you have new technologies, you don’t know what the impacts are going to be,” said Eric Davis, assistant regional director for migratory birds at the federal agency’s Sacramento office. “We’re trying to figure out how big the problem is and what we can do to minimize bird mortalities.”

The agency is also conducting a thorough investigation over the death of the birds. They suspect that it might be because of the birds colliding head-on with the structures. According to biologists, some birds may have mistaken the vast shimmering solar arrays for a lake.

For now, Ivanpah is both a success story and a cautionary tale. It brings to light the fact that there are certain inevitable trade-offs in the need for cleaner power. According to the California Energy Commission, the solar plant will impose ‘significant impacts on the environment, but the benefits the project will provide override those impacts.’

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Shocking! 6 Months Old Baby Raped By 3 Guys

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Shocking!!! 6 Months Old Baby Raped By 3 Guys

A Twitter user @mskhaddie has shared that she saw a 6 months old baby who was reportedly raped by 3 guys while she was in the hospital with her colleague who took her son to the hospital.

See her narration below:

My colleague took her son to the hospital yesterday, while she was waiting to see the doctor, a 6months old baby was rushed to the hospital. 3guys raped her.
So many evil people in this world.

She will take her son to the hospital tomorrow for another checkup…I will ask her for an update.

Parents don’t leave your children with anybody, don’t trust anybody with your children. Not uncles or aunties and certainly not your neighbours.

Her tweet below:

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Nigerian Parents Arrested After Teen Son Dies During Religious Fast

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A Nigerian couple have been arrested in the US after their 15-year-old son reportedly died during a 40-day religious fast.

Kehinde Omosebi, 49, and Titilayo Omosebi, 48, of Reedsburg, were on Tuesday charged with child neglect causing death and child neglect causing great bodily harm.

The father was said to have walked to the Reedburg police station on Sunday, to report his son had died on Friday, Chief Timothy Becker said.

Investigators who went to the Omosebi home reportedly had to force their way in, as the doors was padlocked on the inside. No food was discovered in the home. They found the “extremely emaciated and deceased” teenager, and also found a gaunt 11-year-old child, along with his mother, Titilayo, who was also undernourished, according to the report.

The father, Kehinde, told authorities that the family began fasting on July 19, and that he was a “religious minister affiliated with Cornerstone Reformation Ministries,” which is believed by police to have been made up.

The mother and 11-year-old were transported to a hospital. The mother reportedly refused medical treatment due to religious reasons, and was taken to the Sauk County Jail.

The child remains in protective custody at Children’s Hospital in Madison, while, according to Becker, the parents are eating while in jail.

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This Illuminati Conspiracy Theory Of Celebrities With Black Eyes Will Shock You..

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A bizarre conspiracy theory has emerged suggesting that celebrities seen sporting a black left eye are part of the Illuminati. Former US President George W. Bush, along with the Pope, Prince Philip and Prince Andrew, have all also been photographed with black eyes.

According to some conspiracy theorists, the black left eye is part of a cult or ‘Illuminati’ high-level initiation ritual during which the pledger is said to be forced to ‘eat pain’ in a quest to become more powerful.

Author and internet radio show host Sherry Shriner –  who wrote the book Interview With The Devil, in which she claimed to converse with Lucifer – has spoken of the link between these black eyes and ‘soul scalping’.

According to Shriner, government leaders, people on TV with their own shows and hundreds of popular entertainers have sold their souls to Satan.

‘You cannot be on TV now, without signing on the dotted line. The bizarre recurrence of facial bruises on Illuminati politicians and entertainers has resulted in speculation that their souls have been replaced in a satanic ritual called “soul scalping”,’ she said.

Shriner, who died earlier this year, believed all the powerful people in the world have been soul scalped.

She said that this can one done in a number of ritualistic ways, all of which result in a ‘possession’, whereby the human soul is removed and the body taken over by the demonic entity.

In conspiracy circles, this process is also known as a ‘walk-in’. Some people believe the blackened eye is a result of soul scalping.

Meanwhile, celebrities have come up with various explanations for how they got their black eyes over the years.

The Pope was said to have hit his eye when riding through the streets of Cartagena, Columbia in the ‘Pope-mobile’ last year.

Several news reports stated that he had made a joke about the injury, saying that he’d been punched.

Conspiracy theorists have pointed out that even members of the royal family have been spotted with black eyes over the years.

Some researchers suggest a link between the bearers of black eyes to the worship of the Egyptian sun god Horus, whose left eye was black and represented the moon and whose right eye was white and represented the sun.

Culled from Daily Mail

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