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|4/16/2016 - For just $89.99, you can now purchase a device that allows everything you say to be recorded and uploaded to Amazon's servers so that it can "be processed in the Cloud."
That's right – if you like the idea of your conversations being digitized, analyzed and stored by a large corporation, then...|
|2/1/2016 - Amazon.com's online sales empire is built on the ability to quickly deliver nearly any product straight to the customer's door. Increasingly, that speed is driven by automated systems, rather than human labor.
In 2012, the company purchased a robotics manufacturer named Kiva Systems for $775 million,...|
|12/17/2015 - (Story by Joe Wright, republished from ActivistPost.com) I've noticed an increase in the defeatist tone among activists lately. Many are realizing that the current system cannot be salvaged, and they get angry at the lack of answers and give up hope. I've been there. We all have.
Yes, the system...|
|11/25/2015 - In recent days, Natural News readers have learned that the world's biggest online retailer, Amazon, is also one giant hypocrite.
As our editor, Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, reported in a Nov. 23 column, Amazon's executives decided it was appropriate to drop sales of a book they had previously approved...|
|11/24/2015 - After Amazon.com banned his book "Nobody Died at Sandy Hook," Jim Fetzer became famous virtually overnight for being selectively silenced by Amazon.com due to the political conclusions of his book.
Amazon.com has now decided it is your Orwellian Big Brother, and it alone will now decide what you're...|
|11/24/2015 - The Nazis burned books in an attempt to erase historical records that Chancellor/Dictator Adolph Hitler did not like and did not want to deal with. The Nazis were hardly the first to do so.
Throughout antiquity and the Middle Ages, the burning of books critical of regimes or simply as an attempt...|
|11/23/2015 - In a stunning demonstration of online book burning, Amazon.com has just banned a book because of its contents. The book Nobody Died at Sandy Hook consists of analysis from a dozen contributor authors, and it's edited by Jim Fetzer, Ph.D. The book concludes that Sandy Hook was a staged FEMA drill carried...|
|9/17/2015 - The World Wildlife Fund (WWF), a charity that began in 1961, is on the verge of destroying everything it stands for. For decades, the charitable organization played an integral role in conserving important regions while working on behalf of animal welfare around the world. In the new millennia, however,...|
|8/18/2015 - The growth of online retail sales has revolutionized the way millions of Americans shop, but most of the biggest companies have tended to adopt stereotypical corporate practices, which include secret deals and other methods of hiding activity from customers.
However, a new start-up online retailer...|
|8/16/2015 - It's been several weeks now since news broke that Planned Parenthood officials have allegedly been selling body parts and organs of aborted babies and the Obama Justice Department has yet to announce it would launch an investigation. Federal law, you see, prohibits the sale of human parts, so if true...|
|8/10/2015 - Amazon's much-ballyhooed Prime Day sale may have generated lots of revenue for the online merchandising giant, but many consumers weren't impressed.
The sale day was a disappointment to thousands of people, who took to Twitter and other social media platforms to voice their displeasure. #PrimeDayFail...|
|7/10/2015 - Some of the most invasive new technology is being marketed as invaluable tools that "help" around your home or office, so-called "Internet of Everything" devices that have massive potential to serve as spy tools for snooping authorities.
One such device is being marketed by online retail giant Amazon....|
|7/3/2015 - In a stunning decision of bowing down to political correctness, giant online retailer Amazon has decided to ditch sales of all Confederate-themed merchandise, but will continue to sell paraphernalia pertaining to Nazi Germany and its crazed leader, Adolf Hitler.
Claiming that the company does not...|
|6/29/2015 - In the aftermath of the tragic shooting at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., Internet retailers have scrambled to remove the Confederate flag from their online stores. Amazon also participated in this misguided gesture of political correctness. Yet instead of being honest about their (questionable)...|
|6/25/2015 11:46:52 AM - Online retail giant Amazon.com is refusing to allow its customer service representatives to answer questions about why the merchandiser has decided to end its sales of Confederate flags while continuing to permit the purchase of Nazi paraphernalia, Natural News has learned.
In a chat session with...|
|6/24/2015 - There's nothing quite like the double standard of the cognitively intolerant. In a mad scramble toward mindless social conformity, Amazon.com and other retailers have practically stampeded over each other to announce bans on sales of the Confederate flag.
It has to be one of the most stupid, idiotic...|
|6/12/2015 - In the scramble between the mega-information-monopolies to control every aspect of your life, Amazon and Google are now vying with each other to own your DNA. Well, maybe not exactly own it -- at least not yet, anyway -- but they want to store it in the cloud and, as far as I'm concerned, that's essentially...|
|4/30/2015 - Freedom in today's America is mostly an illusion, especially as it pertains to healthcare. The medical industry is now so completely mired in corruption that people are dying left and right from government-approved drugs, vaccines, and surgeries that are speciously considered to be "safe and effective,"...|
|3/31/2015 5:31:54 PM - Logistics innovator Amazon, which last year announced a robotic drone concept that cuts out the delivery middleman by shipping goods directly from Amazon warehouses to people's homes via drone, has come up with yet another novel, futuristic concept that will allow people to instantly order the consumer...|
|1/30/2015 - What is a more uncomfortable feeling than relinquishing all of the items that are normally part of your EDC kit? (Story by Daisy Luther, republished from TheOrganicPrepper.ca)
Here's one: relinquishing those items and boarding a plane to fly across the country.
For many preppers, a worst-case...|
|8/10/2014 - To their credit, Amazon.com has rolled out their "smile" program which donates 0.5% of qualified purchases to the non-profit charity of your choice. All you have to do is click a link before you shop at Amazon.com, and the rest is automatic.
That's why today, I'm asking all Natural News fans, readers...|
|7/15/2014 - Amazon.com is building the CIA's new $600 million data center, reports the Financial Times. (1) At the same time Amazon.com is building this massive cloud computing infrastructure for the CIA, the company is also shipping millions of Fire TV set-top devices to customers who are placing them in their...|
|12/2/2013 - In news that has shocked the world, Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has publicly announced an ambitious plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes using airborne robotic drones. The story was unveiled by 60 Minutes on Sunday.
More than a mere pipe dream, the so-called "Prime Air" delivery...|
|11/26/2013 - A Natural News investigation has confirmed that Amazon.com (AMZN) is functioning as a retail "front" for a rapidly-expanding list of dietary supplement counterfeiters who profit by exploiting the Amazon.com trust factor to sell fake products to unsuspecting Amazon customers. This counterfeit operation...|
|8/19/2013 - While completing a recent purchase on Amazon.com, I was hit with a Prilosec ad served up on the Amazon.com shopping cart. The ad screams, "ONE PILL EACH MORNING. 24 HOURS. ZERO HEARTBURN*." (See ad image, below.)
The * character, by the way, refers you to the bottom of the ad where it...|
|12/13/2012 - Conventional medicine does not want you to learn the truth about natural healing. Let's face it - modern medicine profits from a "pharmaceutical mindset". In other words, sick people relying on toxic pills for every ill. But, you and I both know, there is a better way - coming soon!
The truth is...|
|10/24/2012 - A Norwegian woman recently learned the hard way that all the electronic books, or ebooks, she has ever purchased for her Kindle portable reading device were not actually hers to keep. In a telling display of rogue corporate control over personal property, the U.K.-based arm of Amazon.com erased all...|
|5/12/2012 - We've all done it - dreaded going to the dentist for days and weeks at a time, especially if we believe we have a cavity. We don't want the shots of Novocain; we don't want to endure the pain of the drill and the dentist's probing picks.
According to researchers at Cambridge University, dentist offices...|
|2/4/2011 - There is a tall tree scattered throughout the rainforests of Brazil that grows a brownish almond shaped fruit that is about the size of a cantaloupe. This fruit is familiar to all the animals and they rely on its creamy sweet pulp for energy and vitality. Maybe the animals have a name for it; maybe...|
|9/26/2010 - As a journalist who is often quite critical of the actions of large corporations, what I'm about to say here may strike you as a bit surprising. For the past several months, I've been using and testing the Amazon Kindle DX book reader, and as you'll see in this review, I have reached the conclusion...|
|2/25/2010 - This week's NaturalNews Talk Hour presents "Amazon John" Easterling, Founder of Amazon Herb Company as we discuss "Secrets from the Amazon Rainforest" and Richard Cicchetti, talking about "Healing Herbs, Powerful Solutions". This is a rare opportunity to learn about the beauty and power of medicinal...|
|8/12/2009 - You've all heard the good news about resveratrol, commonly known as the "red wine nutrient." There's more to resveratrol than red wine, though, and it's helpful for far more than just preventing heart disease. It's also phenomenal for maintaining a healthy cholesterol balance and even supporting increased...|
|7/21/2009 - I love Amazon.com. It offers the most pleasant online shopping experience in the world, and its rating and recommendation systems are remarkably good at predicting what you might like. But as the world's largest e-commerce company, Amazon.com also has a lot of power over consumers, and last week that...|
|6/17/2009 - According to the Corn Refiners Association, high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is no worse for you than any other dietary carbohydrate. Many health experts, however, disagree, warning consumers that HFCS is strongly correlated with diabetes and obesity.
Today, we bring you selected quotes about HFCS...|
|5/24/2009 - For years, I've been a strong proponent of astaxanthin, a remarkable nutrient sometimes called "King of the carotenoids!" Derived from microalgae (and also found in wild salmon), astaxanthin is on my list as one of the top three most important nutrients for human health. I take an astaxanthin supplement...|
|5/1/2009 - When observing the swine flu outbreak happening today, it's helpful to have some historical context. Viral pandemics are not unusual, and talking about one isn't "alarmist." Pandemics are a regular feature of life on earth, and they occur with surprising regularity throughout world history.
|4/21/2009 - I bet the big drug companies wish they had invented cherries -- they've proven to be the most powerful medicine in the world for eliminating gout and reducing the pain and inflammation of arthritis. Cherries are such powerful medicine for gout and arthritis, in fact, the FDA went out of its way to try...|
|4/20/2009 - Just how good are fish oils, flaxseed oils and other omega-3s at preventing prostate cancer? According to the experts quoted below, they may represent some of the most powerful anti-cancer nutrients available today!
Read this large collection of quotes on omega-3 oils and prostate cancer, and you'll...|
|4/12/2009 - Troy Casey is currently a field correspondent for Discoveryʼs Planet Green Network and a full time Dad. Through the popular internet medium YouTube, Troy is well known as "The Certified Health Nut" producing hundreds of thousands of views of videos on topics ranging from natural childbirth, native...|
|4/4/2009 - The CDC has conducted a study of infant formula products sold in the United States and shockingly found they were all contaminated with rocket fuel chemicals!
Published in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, these findings reveal that every single infant formula product...|
|4/1/2009 - Just how good is resveratrol at preventing cancer and heart disease? It's so good that drug companies are trying to mimic its molecules in order to claim they're "creating" a new drug to prevent heart disease.
But this is Mother Nature's miracle drug -- only it's not a drug. It's a molecule synthesized...|
|3/25/2009 - The world owes Fleischmann and Pons a huge apology: The cold fusion technology they announced in 1989 -- which was blasted by arrogant hot fusion scientists as a fraud -- has been proven true once again by U.S. Navy Researchers. In papers presented at this year's American Chemical Society meeting, scientist...|
|3/23/2009 - Do you know what the two most dangerous objects in a hospital are? A doctor's necktie and a doctor's cell phone! It's true: Neckties and cell phones harbor superbugs such as MRSA. This has been proven time and time again by numerous studies you can find written up in the popular press (http://health.usnews.com/articles/health/healthday/2009/03/06/are-hospital-mobile-phones-dialing-up-superbugs.html).
|3/17/2009 - How good are blueberries at lowering high cholesterol and protecting cardiovascular health? This article compiles a collection of quotes and statements about blueberries from doctors, authors and health experts.
Learn about anthocyanosides and the natural medicine found in blueberries and other types...|
|3/11/2009 - A 17-year-old former student opened fire near Stuttgart, Germany, killing at least 16 people. The teenager was a former student at a Winnenden school, where he initiated the shooting spree. Three teachers and at least 10 students were killed by his actions.
The media is reporting that Tim Kretschmer,...|
|3/9/2009 - After years of insisting Bisphenol-A (BPA) posed no threat to the health of babies, six larger manufacturers of baby bottles have announced they will stop shipping new baby bottles made with the chemical. No existing baby bottles are being recalled, however. Nor are they being taken off the shelves...|
|3/8/2009 - Texans living in Navarro County are about to win a collective award for being the dumbest people in the world when it comes to diet and nutrition: They are hosting a BBQ meat cook-off to raise money for -- get this -- cancer research! Somebody should stop by the festivities and tell these people something...|
|3/4/2009 - A new report released by the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement reveals that Americans' exposure to radiation has increased more than 600 percent over the last three decades. Most of that increase has come from patients' exposure to radiation through medical imaging scans such...|
|3/3/2009 - Following the breaking news today that Baxter International, Inc. (a U.S. drug company) shipped live avian influenza in vaccine materials distributed to 18 countries, it's worth reviewing a bit of history about the 1918 influenza pandemic.
This provides a picture of what might have happened if the...|
|2/27/2009 - Drug maker AstraZeneca, seller of the Seroquel antipsychotic drug, suppressed clinical studies showing its drug significantly increased the risk of diabetes, say internal e-mails. As Bloomberg is reporting today (http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aS_.NqzMArG8&refer=home), employee...|
|2/26/2009 - Although you won't hear this from the cancer industry or the drug companies that profit from cancer, there's an easy, low-cost and remarkably safe way to slash cancer rates around the world by about one-third, says the World Cancer Research Fund: Promote healthy foods and exercise! (http://www.wcrf-uk.org)
|2/25/2009 - The drug industry is pushing a new "treatment" for prostate cancer, which they claim is the first drug that's ever been proven to reduce the risk of the disease. The drug, called finasteride, costs over $1,000 per year, and it should be used by lots of men to chemically "prevent" prostate cancer, says...|
|2/23/2009 - The mainstream media is ablaze today with talk of an important new discovery that could lead to a "universal vaccine" that ends all colds for a lifetime. This universal vaccine, researchers say, would target a common configuration of proteins that occurs in virtually all cases of influenza, including...|
|2/21/2009 - The Commonwealth Fund, a health policy research group that represents the interests of health insurance companies, has proposed a sweeping new program that -- surprise! -- would require all Americans to buy health insurance.
The new program would mandate that Americans buy health insurance, even...|
|2/21/2009 - A U.S. jury has awarded the widow of a chain smoker $8 million in damages: That's $3 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages. Her lawsuit sought $130 million.
The victory may energize other lawsuits against tobacco companies that knowingly manipulated and sold products...|
|2/21/2009 - A study presented at the International Stroke Conference in San Diego reveals that living near fast food restaurants boosts stroke risk by as much as 13 percent. The upshot of the study is that we should all be careful what we live near. Living near farmer's markets and food co-ops might be a lot healthier...|
|2/21/2009 - After careful review, the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) has declared that Merck's psoriasis drug Raptiva (which actually sounds like a sports car or a dinosaur, not a drug) is too dangerous to use on humans. Sales of the drug will now be suspended in Europe following revelations that three patients...|
|2/21/2009 - In an announcement that's picking up considerable press, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation (which includes the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation) has announced it's doing something to prevent kids from getting fatter. They're calling for kids to visit dieticians,...|
|2/20/2009 - How effective is green tea at preventing, reversing or treating breast cancer? And can green tea help improve the outcome of chemotherapy for patients who choose chemical poisons as their treatment of choice?
I searched through my library of natural health books and found the following quotes on...|
|2/11/2009 - What follows is a collection of quotations from naturopathic physicians, health authors, researchers and doctors on the dangers of vaccines. I assembled these quotes from a private library of health books and published them here to make this entire collection public.
Here, you'll learn how vaccines...|
|2/5/2009 - The Amazon Herb Company, one of only a handful of network marketing companies I currently recommend, has launched an extraordinary new beverage called Zamu. Unlike most superfruit juices sold by network marketing companies (which are made mostly with cheap filler juices), Zamu is authentic and nutritionally...|
|2/4/2009 - What do the top authors, doctors and health experts have to say about the realtionship between omega-3 fatty acids and inflammation? I asked my Private Research Library that question recently and was overwhelmed with the remarkable wisdom it revealed.
Below, I share the top quotes from noted authors...|
|2/2/2009 - For the past 18 months, I've been working on building a new research library consisting of over 1200 books on natural health topics. Through some rather advanced technologies that took me far longer to build than I originally anticipated, I'm now able to locate and collect, within minutes, paragraphs...|
|7/22/2008 - Due to the effects of global warming and deforestation, more than half of the Amazon rainforest may be destroyed or severely damaged by the year 2030, according to a report released by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
The report, "Amazon's Vicious Cycles: Drought and Fire," concludes that 55 percent...|
|12/8/2007 - Newly unsealed court records have revealed that the U.S. government issued a subpoena to Amazon.com seeking to obtain the identities of customers purchasing books through the Amazon marketplace. The snooping attempt was blocked by U.S. Magistrate Judge Stephen Crocker who wrote in a recently-unsealed...|
|12/4/2007 - Today we're publishing a new special report covering a rising star in the world of superfruits: Camu Camu berries. Grown in the rainforests of the Amazon, this amazing superfood contains the highest natural vitamin C content of any plant in the world. This special report by Mike Adams the Health Ranger...|
|8/8/2007 - I've been watching and reporting on the Amazon Herb Company for three years, paying attention to the quality of their products, people and leadership. This is a company that harvests a wide assortment of rainforest herbs from indigenous tribes in the Amazon, then makes them available in various high-potency...|
|1/19/2007 - The Brazilian government is hoping that new monitoring efforts of logging means that its decision to auction off the rights to large-scale logging in the middle of the Amazon rain forest will not result in greater devastation.
More than 70 percent of the Amazon rain forest is public land officially,...|
|12/21/2006 - The acai superfruit from the Amazon rainforest is shaping up to be one of the most potent antioxidants available to the health conscious. But not all acai is ethically equal, according to one distributor.
The Brazilian government estimates that the Amazon forest will have lost 25 percent of its original...|
|11/29/2006 - Many species of trees and other plants and animals that depend on the Amazon rain forest are disappearing more quickly than most experts anticipated, according to William Laurance of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama.
"Rain forest trees can live for centuries, even millennia,...|
|9/28/2006 - The Amazon Herb Company, an innovator in rainforest botanicals, has launched an innovative line of highly-concentrated rainforest herbs in a hybrid delivery system that combines the power of liquid herbs with the convenience of vegetarian capsules. The new line, called "Liquizon," replaces the company's...|
|9/19/2006 - A recent ad published on the home page of Amazon.com promotes the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug Adderall. With celebrity Ty Pennington's face prominently displayed, the ad invites visitors to take an "Amazon.com survey" before following the link to distributor Shire Pharmaceuticals'...|
|8/28/2006 - I've found two incredible deals on health food items at Amazon.com's new gourmet grocery section, and I want to pass these on to you. We don't make anything off these links, but they could save you a bundle. (Deals were accurate as of August 28, 2006. If you're reading this after that date, prices and...|
|8/18/2006 - I love shopping with Amazon.com. Do you know why this pioneering online retailer is still in business and still doing great? They place such a heavy emphasis on the user experience. They get it right and they understand e-commerce. Many times -- even when I see a product in someone else's catalog or...|
|7/19/2006 - I have been a strong advocate of the Amazon Herb Co. for several years now. This is a top-notch direct sales company that specializes in high-potency rainforest botanicals (herbs from the Amazon) and personal care products that are actually good for your skin. (See a more complete list later in this...|
|10/28/2005 - I've never had many good things to say about cosmetics and skin care products, because if you want to be honest about it, probably 98 percent of the skin care products on the market are complete garbage. They do nothing whatsoever to beautify your skin, and, in fact, most of them actually harm your...|
|9/29/2005 - Mike Adams: Today I'm speaking with "Amazon John" of the Amazon Herb Company. So, one of the first questions I want to ask is that a lot of people don't believe that businesses can do good deeds, and at the same time earn revenues. What's your take on that? How have you been able to make the Amazon...|
|5/24/2005 - These are products and services I personally use and highly recommend to others. They include health products, technology products, services and food & grocery items. Nobody pays to be listed here. I do not earn affiliate fees, kickbacks or sponsorship fees of any kind for listing products here.
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|2/3/2005 - In this report, I'm going to share with you why I'm so excited about the Amazon Herb Company and what it means for you, your health, our community, and our planet. Recently I had the honor of attending a live presentation by Amazon John, also known as John Easterling, the founder of the Amazon Herb...|
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