Iceland raises Bardarbunga volcano alert to orange

File photo: Bardarbunga, 7 November 1996

Seismic activity has been detected at Bardarbunga, including a strong earthquake.

The risk of an eruption at Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano has increased, with signs of “ongoing magma movement”, Iceland’s meteorological office says.

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Cyprus Banking Confiscation is Spreading

Cyprus-Style Wealth Confiscation Is Now Starting To Happen All Over The Globe

Michael Snyder
Economic Collapse
September 25, 2013

Now that “bail-ins” have become accepted practice all over the planet, no bank account and no pension fund will ever be 100% safe again.  In fact, Cyprus-style wealth confiscation is already starting to happen all around the world.  As you will read about below, private pension funds were just raided by the government in Poland, and a “bail-in” is being organized for one of the largest banks in Italy.  Unfortunately, this is just the beginning.  The precedent that was set in Cyprus is being used as a template for establishing bail-in procedures in New Zealand, Canada and all over Europe.  It is only a matter of time before we see this exact same type of thing happen in the United States as well.  From now on, anyone that keeps a large amount of money in any single bank account or retirement fund is being incredibly foolish.

Let’s take a look at a few of the examples of how Cyprus-style wealth confiscation is now moving forward all over the globe…

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Iceland investigating mass herring deaths

Low oxygen blamed: Iceland investigating deaths of herring worth almost $10 million

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Herring worth billions in exports are seen floating dead Tuesday Feb. 5 2013 in Kolgrafafjordur, a small fjord on the northern part of Snaefellsnes peninsula, west Iceland, for the second time in two months. Between 25,000 and 30,000 tons of herring died in December and more now, due to lack of oxygen in the fjord thought to have been caused by a landfill and bridge constructed across the fjord in December 2004. The current export value of the estimated 10,000 tons of herring amounts to ISK 1.25 billion ($ 9.8 million, euro 7.2 million), according to Morgunbladid newspaper.
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REYKJAVIK, Iceland –  Researchers in Iceland are blaming low oxygen levels in a shallow fjord for the death of tens of thousands of tons of herring.

Thousands of dead herring have been found in Kolgrafafjordur fjord for the second time this winter, raising concerns about Iceland’s fishery.

Morgunbladid newspaper estimated the value of the 10,000 tons of fish found dead this week at 1.25 billion kronur ($9.8 million). An even larger number of fish died in December.

Johann Sigurjonsson, director of Iceland’s Marine Research Institute, said Wednesday that roughly one season’s worth of herring has been lost.

He says herring tend to “overwinter” in large populations and may have depleted the oxygen in the shallow fjord. He says the danger should ease in spring when the herring spread out into a wider area.

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Human skin ring!

Sruli Recht, Designer, Creates ‘Forget Me Knot’ Skin Ring Featuring Slice Of His Own Flesh

Sruli Recht Skin Ring

Sruli Recht’s latest design, the Forget Me Knot ring, features a slice of his own skin.

Menswear designer Sruli Recht took fashion to another level when he added a piece of his own skin to his latest jewelry design.

The $500,000 Forget Me Knot ring, made of 24-karat gold, features a human flesh overlay that was removed from Recht himself during a recent surgery. After medical professionals cut the flap of skin from his abdomen, the 4.3-inch strip was then salted and tanned so it could be mounted on the ring, according to the video’s YouTube description.

Recht’s skin ring is part of his Autumn/Winter 2013 collection, which debuted in Paris during men’s fashion week on Jan. 19. As part of the the skin ring design, Recht videotaped the medical procedure, during which he was awake.

Recht lives and works in Iceland, where he has derived some of the materials for his controversial designs. In April 2011, Recht incorporated the pelts of blackbirds and stillborn lambs into his first menswear collection, according to Dezeen magazine.

While designers have fashioned jewelry lines from human hair or skin-like material, Recht’s Forget Me Knot ring may be the first work of fashion made from real human skin.

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