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NHNE News Brief 22
Friday, July 26, 1996

Monthly "Lighter Side" Edition

"A thought-provoking exploration
of the extraordinary times in which we live."

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QUOTABLES:
A Chinese Travelers List

NEWS WATCH:
Celestial Send-off for the Dead
Nature Imitating Art
Subliminal Messages on Your Computer
Drink a Beer & Save a Duck
Coffee, Tea, or the Bible?
Video Nurse
Golf Anyone?
More Kind Words
Good News About Zebra Mussels

NEWS BRIEF SPONSOR:
The Circle of Atonement: Teaching & Healing Center

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR:
Look Forward to Fridays
Alien Solicitation

NHNE FINANCIAL REPORT:
Online 3, Offline 0, Total List 608

PROPHECY WATCH:
Mother Shipton's Last Prophecy

ANCIENT CIVILIZATION WATCH:
Manna from Heaven

HEALTH WATCH:
Talk Shows Hazardous to Your Health?

LIFESTYLES:
Eat Your Way to Peace
Revenge of Unintended Consequences

URBAN LEGENDS
Perils of Inappropriate Technology
Roast Cat Anyone?
We Stand Corrected
Is that a Zit on Your Neck?
How Safe is Your Drinking Water?
Tell Me About God

GATHERINGS:
"Be an Angel" Day

NHNE SUBSCRIPTIONS, SPONSORS & DONATIONS
NHNE STAFF
ABOUT NHNE & HOW TO JOIN US

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A CHINESE TRAVELERS LIST
(From a list of tips provided by the Chinese government to Chinese people traveling abroad.)

"Don't squat when waiting for a bus or a person. Don't spit in public. Don't point at people with your fingers. Don't make noise. Don't laugh loudly. Don't yell or call to people from a distance. Don't pick your teeth, pick your nose, blow your nose, pick at your ears, rub your eyes or rub dirt off your skin. Don't scratch, take off your shoes, burp, stretch, or hum."

---NEWSWEEK, September 13, 1993

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A CELESTIAL SEND-OFF FOR THE DEAD
(Source: David George, CNN, 7/10/96)

Space ... the final frontier -- and for some, the final resting place. With an increasing number of people expressing a desire to have a portion of their ashes sent to space, Texas-based CELESTIS INC. plans to launch an orbiting mausoleum late this year. Cremated remains will be placed in lipstick-sized containers and shot into space aboard a Pegasus or Taurus rocket. "It will orbit anywhere from a year and a half to ten years as a memorial of someone's life," said Charles Chafer of CELESTIS. "At the end of that period, the laws of physics being what they are, the spacecraft will re-enter the atmosphere and burn up like a shooting star." Timothy Leary, the counterculture guru who died last month, made arrangements to have a portion of his cremated remains launched into space, and Majel Barett, widow of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, envisions a one-way trip to the stars for her husband and herself. "It's a little celestial to find your place out there in the stars." Cost to send seven grams of your loved one into space? $4,800. (JG)

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NATURE IMITATING ART
(Source: ECR, 8/96)

On May 21, in a bizarre example of nature imitating art, a severe tornado tore through a drive-in theatre in Southern Ontario that was playing the movie "Twister." This, no doubt, explains why President Clinton was reluctant to spend Independence Day in Washington. (JG)

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SUBLIMINAL MESSAGES ON YOUR COMPUTER
(Source: NEW AGE JOURNAL, Mar-Apr/96)

Now there is software which can turn Big Brother into your own personal booster. Once loaded into your PC, "Subliminal Power for Windows" promotes abundance, good relationships, and a healthy lifestyle by flashing subliminal messages on your screen such as "I am a prosperous person; I can control my anger; I will eat only healthy food." For more information, you can call (206) 821-0852. (JG)

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DRINK A BEER & SAVE A DUCK
(Source: NEW AGE JOURNAL, Mar-Apr/96)

Those plastic rings that come with six packs of beer and soda have long been recognized as a hazard to water fowl -- catching their heads in the openings can be fatal to them. Now SMUCKERS, who market beverages under the names "R.W. KNUDSEN FAMILY," "SANTA CRUZ NATURAL," and "AFTER THE FALL," have come up with a simple solution: a ring carrier made of paperboard. The product is recyclable, biodegradable, and best of all -- duckproof. (JG)

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COFFEE, TEA, OR THE BIBLE?
(Source: Keith Alexander, USA TODAY, 6/28/96)

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES, the king of low-cost carriers, is adding Bibles to the selection of reading material they offer passengers on their 235 planes. Officials with the airline say their action has no connection with a suit filed against the airline by a former flight attendant who says she was fired for reading Scripture on the job, an action which resulted last year in Christian groups and churches in Texas calling for a temporary boycott of the airline. The only other major airlines to offer Bibles are DELTA, AMERICAN, and UNITED. Some airlines don't carry Bibles because they feel that the presence of the Good Book might spook passengers, but one SOUTHWEST frequent flyer commented that he found the idea of Bibles on planes "a comforting thought." (JG)

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VIDEO NURSE
(Sources: AMERICAN HEALTH, 4/96 via SPECTRUM, July-Aug/96)

At first blush, the thought of a video babysitter for old people seems ludicrous, but upon closer examination, the idea seems to have merit. THE GERONTOLOGY CENTER at the UNIVERSITY OF UTAH has developed a series of ten tapes called "Video Respite" to engage and entertain people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Each tape features a friendly actor who speaks in a slow and gentle manner directly to the elderly viewer. The actor asks personal questions, leads the viewer through simple exercises, and encourages sing-along participation with familiar tunes. Caregivers appreciate the break and the viewers receive attention and mental stimulation. And because most dementia patients have little short-term memory, the tape can be immediately re-round and watched again as if being seen for the first time. Useful technology perhaps, but all the more reason to consider volunteering some of your time at the local old folks home. (JG)

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GOLF ANYONE?
(Sources: THE FUTURIST, May-June/96, ALTERNATIVES JOURNAL, Jan-Feb/96, and TOWNSEND LETTER FOR DOCTORS, May/96 all via SPECTRUM, July-Aug/96)

A Japanese study has found that a typical 18-hole golf course requires three to four tons of pesticides and herbicides per year to maintain fairways and greens. There are 15,000 golf courses in the U.S. Concerned about the harmful ecological effects and the public perception that golf courses are eco-disasters, THE U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION (USGA) has established a program to investigate the environmental impact of toxic chemicals and sensitize course managers to wildlife concerns. The goal is to make golf courses biologically productive sites for wildlife. The rules of the game are changing too -- if a ball now lands in an "environmentally sensitive" area, the player must abandon it, lose a stroke and play another ball from outside the boundary line. (JG)

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MORE KIND WORDS
(Source: Bill Dewey)

[The following is related to an article about the 1-900 "Kind Words" phone service reported in NHNE 18]

For two years, the DEWEY RESEARCH CENTER has sponsored two 1-900 care lines. One is a live chat line (1-900-776-2685), wherein a caller with any sort of problem or concern can call a trained listener to discuss the issue and possible solutions, 24 hours a day. The other (1-900-988-3888) is a recorded message for tension release and instant relaxation, and consists of a comments from Bill Dewey followed by a guided meditation. (JG)

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GOOD NEWS ABOUT ZEBRA MUSSELS
Source: DISCOVER MAGAZINE, 8/96)

In NHNE NEWS BRIEF 14 we reported that lampreys may soon be delicacy on European tables; now we have news that there might be a bright side to another Great Lake scourge -- the zebra mussel. An unwanted import from Europe, zebra mussels invaded North American waters in 1988 and have since coated boat hulls, clogged water-intake pipes, and so burdened navigational buoys that they sink under the extra weight. It now seems that with their ability to filter water, the mussels are clearing up polluted lakes to the point where species of plants and animals formerly driven out by murky water are returning. This is particularly good news for certain species of fish such as bass, which feed on tiny animals attached to bottom-dwelling plants. It's also good news for fishermen. (JG)

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ALIEN SOLICITATION

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---Chuck Miller, Cincinnati, Ohio

[We were not happy to hear this. When we received your letter, we contacted the ALIEN RESEARCH GROUP with our concerns but received no response. With our limited resources, we do our best to be as discerning as possible; fortunately we have great readers like you to help us keep things on track.]

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MOTHER SHIPTON'S LAST PROPHECY
(Source: NEXUS via GAIA ALERT, 6/26/96)

[Mother Shipton was born Ursula Sontheil in 1488 in Norfolk, England. From an early age she exhibited prophetic and psychic abilities. At 24, she married Toby Shipton and eventually became known as Mother Shipton. Many of her visions came true in subsequent centuries. These verses from her poem entitled "The Last Prophecy" seem to have prophetic indications for our times.]

In nineteen hundred and twenty-six
Build houses light of straw and sticks.
For then shall mighty wars be planned
And fire and swords shall sweep the land.

When pictures seem alive with movements free,
When boats like fishes swim beneath the sea.
When men like birds shall soar the sky.
Then half the world, deep drenched in blood shall die.

For those who live the century through
In fear and trembling this shall do.
Flee to the mountains and the dens
To bog and forest and wild fens.

For storms will rage and oceans roar
When Gabriel stands on sea and shore,
And as he blows his wondrous horn
Old worlds die and new be born.

For seven days and seven nights
Man will watch this awesome sight.
The tides will rise beyond their ken.
To bite away the shores and then
The mountains will begin to roar
And earthquakes split the plain to shore.

And flooding waters rushing in,
Will flood the lands with such a din
That mankind cowers in muddy fen
And snarls about his fellow men.

Who survives this (unreadable) and then
Begin the human race again.
But not on land already there,
But on ocean beds, stark, dry and bare.

But before the race is built anew,
A silver serpent comes to view
And spew out men of like unknown
To mingle with the earth now grown
Cold from its heat and these men can
Enlighten the minds of future man
To intermingle and show them how
To live and love and thus endow
The children with the second sight.
A natural thing so that they might
Grow graceful, humble and when they do
The golden age will start anew.

You think I utter blasphemy?
You're wrong. Just as
These things have come to me
This prophecy will come to be. (JG)

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MANNA FROM HEAVEN
(Source: "The Bible as History" by Werner Keller)

"And it came to pass that in the morning, when the dew evaporated, there was something thin and flaky on the surface of the desert. When the Israelites saw it, they asked each other, 'What is it?' Moses said to them, 'It is the food that the Lord has given you to eat.' And they gathered it every morning, and when the sun became hot it melted. It was white and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey." Exodus 16:13-15, 21, 31

Bible scholars had always regarded manna story as a miracle beyond explanation, but how to account for this puzzling account by a pilgrim to the Sinai in 1483: "In every valley throughout the whole region of Mount Sinai, there can still be found Bread of Heaven, which the monks and Arabs gather, preserve, and sell to pilgrims who pass that way. This same Bread of Heaven falls about daybreak like dew or hoarfrost and hangs in beads on grass, stones, and twigs. It is sweet like honey and sticks to the teeth. We bought a lot of it."

In 1923, an expedition to the Sinai was organized by botanical experts Friedrich Bodenheimer and Iskar Theodor from HEBREW UNIVERSITY in Jerusalem to clear up the disputed question of manna, once and for all. Their report created a sensation because not only did they confirm the existence of manna, they brought back the first photographs of it as well.

It seems that a plant louse living on tamarisk trees (a type of acacia indigenous to the Sinai) exudes a resinous secretion. It is white in color and "the taste of these crystallized grains is particularly sweet," comments Bodheimer. "It is like honey left for a long time to solidify."

Today, Bedouins still gather up the manna early in the morning in much the same way as did the Israelites 3000 years ago. On a good day, a person can collect four pounds of the stuff -- enough to satisfy one's dietary needs for the day. By about 8:30 AM, the day becomes warm and the insects active, and the manna quickly disappears. Insects will also infest storage containers, if not properly sealed.

The Bedouins knead the globules of manna into a puree, which they consume as a welcome and nourishing addition to their bland diet. Manna, once preserved, keeps indefinitely. It is one of the few products exported from the Sinai Peninsula.

This is one more example of bible accounts which seem to be miraculous and inexplicable, but upon investigation, turn out to be historically correct and perfectly natural occurrences. (JG)

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ARE TALK SHOWS HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH?
(Source: NEW AGE JOURNAL, 2/96 and Rick Martin, NEWSWEEK, 7/15/96)

Talk shows such as "Geraldo," "Ricki Lake," "Jenny Jones," and "Sally Jessy Raphael" may be hazardous to your mental health, so say psychologists Jeanne Wheaton and Nona Wilson. At a conference held by the AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, they accused ratings-hungry talk shows of engaging in "drive-by psychology" -- exploiting troubled guests under the guise of providing a "therapeutic encounter" and spreading confusing misinformation about mental health issues.

Some examples:

-- Ambushing guests with devastating revelations -- mothers involved with daughters' boyfriends and husbands unknowingly raising children who are not theirs -- without providing psychological aftercare.

-- Presenting shouting matches as models of conflict resolution.

-- Encouraging therapists to violate patient confidentiality on the air.

Viewers are reacting negatively to such "freak-of-the-week sideshows" -- although there are now 25 daytime talk shows, the overall audience dropped by almost 4 million households in the past year. "Things started to get ugly over the last few seasons," explains Geraldo Rivera, admitted carnival barker, who has vowed to clean up his daytime show by September. He promises to treat all guests with dignity, emphasize solutions over shock, and light over heat. He is even changing the name of his show from "Geraldo" to "The Geraldo Rivera Show" as a concrete demonstration that things are really different.

Psychologists Wheaton and Wilson offer a more substantial prescription for healing talk shows:

-- Explain to guests the potential harm that can come from exposing personal problems on national TV and have them sign consent releases.

-- Not allow children to appear as guests on shows featuring fighting parents and allegations of abuse.

-- Provide debriefing for all guests after the shows and arrange for follow-up mental health services for those who feel traumatized. (JG)

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EAT YOUR WAY TO PEACE
(Source: NEW AGE JOURNAL, July-Aug/96)

Daniel Lubetzky is in the business of boosting cooperation between former foes while spreading good taste. He is the founder of PEACEWORKS, a business which seeks out export-worthy enterprises that would benefit from friendly relations with a neighboring adversary. He then puts up the necessary capital, marketing guidance, along with a commitment to reinvest a portion of the profits in other peaceable projects.

His line of products is called "MOSHE & ALI'S WORLD FAMOUS GOURMET FOODS;" at the moment, all the ingredients are grown by Palestinians and produced in factories staffed, owned and managed by Arabs and Jews. Two of his popular products are "Quirky Filled Olives" (olives stuffed with various delicacies) and "Sun-dried Tomato Sprate" ( a cross between a spread and a pate).

All products are kosher, as well as cholesterol-, chemical-, and dairy-free. At least 5% of all profits are donated to the PEACE PROJECT, a series of programs designed to promote understanding and cooperation between diverse groups.

Projects for Mexico and South Africa are in the works. For more information about PEACEWORKS, call (800) 732-2321 (JG)

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THE REVENGE OF UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES
(Source: George F. Will, NEWSWEEK, 7/22/96)

"We seem to worry more than our ancestors," says Edward Tenner in his new book, "Why Things Bite Back." And no wonder, considering "the strange consequences of nearly everything [and] the tendency of the world around us to twist our cleverness against us."

Some of his examples:

-- The lights at the Lincoln Memorial attract millions of bugs; spiders feed on the bugs; sparrows feed on the spiders; scrubbing away the bird droppings and spider webs exposes the marble to the destructive effect of car exhausts.

-- Leather boxing gloves, introduced to the sport of bare-knuckle boxing to reduce injuries, create such friction on the face as to rotate the head of the opponent increasing the likelihood of brain damage.

-- The body heat of millions of visitors to the newly-restored Sistine Chapel combines with the water vapour in their breath and dust in the air to produce indoor acid rain harmful to Michelangelo's frescoes.

-- Deep wells and air conditioning make the American Southwest attractive to millions, especially those seeking relief from allergies, but they also bring with them their desire for golf courses, exotic grasses and plants, which create pollen, and those with allergies begin to suffer again.

-- Modern improvements in technology and training produce stronger tennis players and faster serves resulting in boring matches which are little more than serving contests with few rallies.

-- Home security systems generate so many false alarms that police resources are squandered, making crime easier.

-- The proficiency of fire fighters at extinguishing small forest fires allows flammable materials to build up which feed intense fires destructive to forests and people.

On the positive side, Tenner believes in the creativity of disaster. "Sometimes things can go right only by first going very wrong," and offers the sinking of the Titanic resulting in the creation of THE INTERNATIONAL ICE PATROL as an example.

On the negative side, although disasters may lead to improvements, those improvements foster discontent because they establish standards which are hard to maintain; thus:

-- The U.S. WEATHER BUREAU is successfully sued for failing to forecast an ocean storm which kills a boatload of fishermen.

-- There are few incidences of medical malpractice claims until medicine becomes proficient.

-- An average hospital dispenses three million prescriptions a year. A typical error rate of .2% magnified by this huge volume results in 5,000 mistakes and 500 adverse events.

The moral of all this: don't worry, be vigilant, and learn from your mistakes when things go wrong. (JG)

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THE PERILS OF INAPPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY
(Source: Chrys Rodrigue, ISCNI*Flash, 7/16/96)

The Arizona Highway Patrol came upon a pile of smoldering metal embedded high on a cliff above a curve in a deserted highway. The wreckage resembled the site of an airplane crash, but further examination revealed it was the remains of a 1967 Chevy Imapla. It seems that someone had gotten hold of a JATO unit (Jet Assisted Take Off), a solid-fuel rocket used to provide an extra boost to heavy military transport planes taking off from short runways. The person had bolted the unit to his car and driven out to a long, straight stretch of road in the desert. A section of scorched and melted asphalt about four miles from the crash site marked the spot where the operator ignited the JATO. The unit would have reached maximum thrust within 5 seconds, powering the Chevy to a speed in excess of 350 mph and continuing at full power for an additional 20-25 seconds. Solid-fuel rockets don't have an 'off' switch -- once started, they burn at full thrust until all the fuel is gone. The automobile remained on the straight highway for about 2.5 miles (15-20 seconds) until it reached a banked curve. The driver applied and completely melted the brakes, leaving thick rubber marks on the road surface and blowing the tires. At this point the vehicle became airborne for an additional 1.4 miles before impacting the cliff at a height of 125 feet, leaving a blackened crater three feet deep. Someone evidently watched too many Road Runner cartoons... or perhaps not enough. (JG)

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ROAST CAT ANYONE?
(Source: David Fielder, NETGUIDE)

[The following story was first reported in NHNE 3.]

There is a story that cyberterrorists are invading chat groups and disrupting the passionate interests of others. Apparently, Cat Chat was one of their strategic targets. First they sent in spies to infiltrate the group. They pretended to be cat lovers and shared concerns about feeding problems and the like, encouraging other people to comment. Once they gained the trust of the legitimate members of the group, things turned nasty. One of the spies calmly asked for a recipe for roast cat, because his cat had died and he didn't want it to go to waste. The real cat people got all excited and said nasty things to the spy. That was the signal for the other spies to act: some defended the first spy, some picked fights with the defenders. By the time the terrorists were done, all the legitimate participants had dropped out and the group had gone down in flames. Members of invaded groups compare the experience to having a bunch of savage horsemen ride through their flower gardens. (DS)

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WE STAND CORRECTED

James Gregory's article about urban legends in News Brief 18 really touched a nerve by indicating that collecting beverage can lid pulls for dialysis was a waste of time. I beg to differ. There is a little girl here in Virginia who relies on the matching funds of the local beverage company for assistance. It takes forever though -- each pull tab only equals one second on the machine! In addition, the local fire departments collect the cans to recycle for cash, which they donate to aid burned children. Please don't negate positive actions like these with a simple reference to the follies and foibles that mankind can become involved in.

---Jan Morrow, Herdon, Virginia

[Our apologies for treating the matter so lightly. Looks like some urban legends ARE true, after all.]

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IS THAT A ZIT ON YOUR NECK OR...

Then there's the one about the lady who went on a trip to South America and when she returned, she had a "zit" on her neck that kept getting bigger and bigger until the day it burst open while she was in the shower. It seems that it wasn't a zit after all, because when it burst, out poured hundreds of tiny spiders! I hope you can sleep tonight, after this tale of weirdness.

---Chris Czech, Moose Meadow, Alberta, Canada

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HOW SAFE IS YOUR DRINKING WATER?

Every summer, at a water-treatment plant in a big city in the Northeast, a diver goes down and clears out debris such as branches and seaweed from the big intake pipes that bring the water from the river into the plant. On this particular occasion, the diver had only been down a minute or two, when he burst out of the water claiming that there was another diver down there. He thought some of the plant workers were playing a joke on him. When he realized that they weren't, he went back down very cautiously to take another look. What he found was a man in a black, one-piece snowmobile suit and helmet sitting very sedately and very dead on the bottom. It seems that the previous winter, this person had been riding a snowmobile on the river and had broken through the ice. The body had never been recovered until now. The plant officials were confident that during that time the water was still perfectly safe to drink, despite the fact that a dead man had been floating in it for six months.

A worker at the treatment plant claims that this story is true.

---Phillip, Sedona, Arizona

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TELL ME ABOUT GOD

A young couple has just had a new baby. Their first child insists that he have time alone with the new baby when it arrives home. Because he is so insistent, the parents allow him this time, but they are also a little concerned, fearing that the older sibling may want to harm the newborn. There is a baby monitor in the room, so they turn it on to hear what happens. They listen to the encounter from the next room, where in total surprise they hear the sibling say to the baby, "Please tell me about God. I'm forgetting."

I have heard this story several times now in different places. Each time it is ascribed to a different specific source, from which the teller of the story is only a couple of steps away.

---Robert Perry, Sedona, Arizona

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MARIANNE WILLIAMSON'S RENAISSANCE AMERICA:
http://www.marianne.com/

Marianne Williamson, the COURSE IN MIRACLES-inspired best-selling author who is also friends with First Lady Hillary Clinton, now has her own Web site. Williamson's new Web site has been designed to help network people all over the planet interested in planetary transformation issues and includes a bulletin board that allows people to write Marianne directly. She personally answers messages on a daily basis.

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TED DANIELS' MILLENNIUM WATCH:
http://www.channel1.com/mpr

As reported in NHNE NEWS BRIEF 14, Ted Daniels tracks over 1,100 millennium groups and publishes his findings in a quarterly newsletter called, THE MILLENNIAL PROPHECY REPORT. Now you can take a look at Ted's work by visiting his new Web site which features past issues of his newsletter and also provides those who are interested a convenient way to subscribe.

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ENER-G-POLARI-T PRODUCTS:
http://nen.sedona.net//ener-g/

EMER-G-POLARI-T is the newest member of the NEWEARTHNET Planetary Transformation Network. This new site features products that have been designed using a special diode material invented by the late Wayne Cook. His products reportedly neutralize the harmful effects of electromagnetic energy fields.

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"BE AN ANGEL" DAY
(Source: ANGELIC MONTHLY DIGITAL DISPATCH NEWSLETTER, 8/96)

The FOURTH ANNUAL "BE AN ANGEL" DAY will be held this year on August 22, 1996. The founder of the event is Jayne Howard who works in cooperation with the angelic kingdom to organize the annual "BE AN ANGEL" DAY celebration. This is a non-profit, non-denominational day where celebrants are encouraged to be an angel -- to perform one small act or service for someone and be a blessing in someone's life. For information on this event, go to: http://www.netangel.com/angleday.htm (JG)

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