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In the US, a “ghost ship” from World War II mysteriously appeared in the lake



(Planet Today) As the drought drags on and reservoirs are drawn down, all kinds of things are being discovered in the muck — human remains in Arizona’s Lake Mead, the remains of a ghost town in Utah and now a historic World War II-era boat hauled out of the dried muck of Shasta Lake, reports

A rusty World War II era boat with a venerable historic past was found in the receding waters of Shasta Lake. Courtesy/Shasta/Trinity National Forest

Shasta-Trinity Forest Service officials posted photos of what they call the “Ghost Boat” or a Higgins boat on social media and offered tales of the boat’s history, but admit that they have no idea how it got to what used to be the bottom of the state’s largest drinking-water reservoir.

According to a post on the forest’s Facebook page Sunday morning, the boat began to emerge from the lake last fall. When they pulled it from the mud, they discovered it had the markings “31-17,” an indication it had been assigned to the Monrovia, an attack transport ship that served as Gen. George Patton’s headquarters during the invasion of Sicily.

A rusty World War II era boat with a venerable historic past was found in the receding waters of Shasta Lake. Courtesy/Shasta/Trinity National Forest

The Monrovia was launched in 1942, according to the Naval History and Heritage Command, and in 1943 was dispatched from Norfolk, Va., to the Mediterranean on its first assault mission, where it was the command ship for the Sicily invasion. According to the Facebook post, the ship participated in six other invasions.

The vessel went on to serve in the Pacific theater, transporting Marines to a variety of battles before bringing thousands home once the war ended. The Monrovia continued its service in the Korean War, then the Cold War era, before being decommissioned in 1968 and sold for scrap.

A rusty World War II era boat with a venerable historic past was found in the receding waters of Shasta Lake. Courtesy/Shasta/Trinity National Forest

While the Monrovia’s active military history is well doceumented, how the Higgins boat, a craft used for amphibious landings, made its way to the bottom of Shasta Lake is unknown.

“The circumstance of its sinking remains a mystery,” Shasta-Trinity National Forest said in a tweet.

As for the future of Higgins boat 31-17, it’s headed to a museum in Nebraska, according to the Facebook post.

“It really is quite remarkable how it emerged from the lake with so many stories to tell,” national forest officials said on Facebook. “Any ‘restoration’ will be done to preserve as much of the integrity of the boat as possible and will hopefully preserve it in a weathered ‘combat fatigue’ look, and that is how it is intended to be displayed at a museum in Nebraska.”

A rusty World War II era boat with a venerable historic past was found at the bottom of Shasta Lake as the waters have continued to recede in the state’s long-running drought. Courtesy/Shasta/Trinity National Forest

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Experts Declare Experimental Cancer Vaccine Based On mRNA Technology Is ‘Safe and Effective’




A new cancer vaccine based on Covid mRNA vaccine technology
which has yet to be clinically tested has already been declared “safe
and effective” by the British government.

Known as ‘LungVax’,
the new vaccine is being developed by the University of Oxford, the
Francis Crick Institute and University College London, and is expected
to be the first of a huge range of new cancer vaccinations available in
the near future.

Research scientists developing the ‘groundbreaking’ lung cancer
vaccine claim it will be effective in preventing up to 90 per cent of
cases by training the immune system to locate and attack early signs of

Lung cancer cells look different from normal cells due to having ‘red
flag’ proteins called neoantigens. The LungVax vaccine will carry a strand of DNA which trains the immune system to recognize these neoantigens on abnormal lung cells.

It will then instruct the immune system to destroy these cells and stop lung cancer.

Professor Tim Elliot, lead researcher at the University of Oxford, said: ‘Cancer
is a disease of our own bodies and it’s hard for the immune system to
distinguish between what’s normal and what’s cancer. 

‘Getting the immune system to recognize and attack cancer is one of the biggest challenges in cancer research today.”

Elliot admitted the new vaccine is based on technology used to create the Covid vaccine.

‘This research could deliver an off-the-shelf vaccine based on
Oxford’s vaccine technology, which proved itself in the Covid pandemic.

Remarkably, given the disastrous health consequences for those
vaccinated with the experimental Covid vaccines, Eilliot praised the
mRNA roll out as a success.

‘If we can replicate the kind of success seen in trials during
the pandemic, we could save the lives of tens of thousands of people
every year in the UK alone.’

Researchers have been granted up to £1.7 million from Cancer Research UK and the CRIS Cancer Foundation.

The team will receive funding for the study over the next 2 years to
support lab research and initial manufacturing of 3,000 doses of the
vaccine at the Oxford Clinical BioManufacturing Facility.

If successful, the vaccine will move straight into a clinical trials,
involving those at biggest risk of disease, such as current and former
smokers who currently qualify for targeted lung health checks in some
parts of the UK.

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TV Host Demands Gov’t ‘Take Control’ of Elon Musk’s X To ‘Shut Down’ Conspiracy Theories




Elon Musk’s X must be “shut down” by government because dangerous “conspiracy theories” are spreading on the social media platform, according to British TV host Jeremy Vine.

“If there any argument to say, and this will sound crazy, but
China does it, we’ve got to now take control of Twitter and shut it down
for the time being,”
said Vine.

Vine made the comments earlier this week during a heated debate
regarding speculation surrounding the health and whereabouts of Kate
Middleton, the Princess of Wales.

‘We’ve now got to take control of Twitter’…..???????????? ⁦

— Right Said Fred (@TheFreds) March 20, 2024

Boomers have become obsessed with speculating that Middleton has died or is severely unwell and that the Royal Family is hiding it because she hasn’t been seen in months after an operation.

The manipulation of a series of photo of Middleton and her children also only served to fuel the rumors, as some sources close to the princess claimed she had been murdered by the royal family.

However, instead of dismissing the whole issue for what it is, a pointless distraction that will disappear once Middleton makes a public appearance around Easter, Vine called for draconian measures.

Modernity report:

Ah yes, the Communist dictatorship of China, which shuts down the Internet to clamp down on dissent and enhance its repression of undesirables.

That’s definitely who we should be mimicking, Jeremy.

Throughout the COVID pandemic, Vine’s show was a platform for some of the most vulgar, authoritarian drivel imaginable.

One show asked if children who are unvaccinated should be banned from schools or made to wear special badges.

Another asked, “Is it time to ban the unvaccinated from traveling?”

Vine has made a name for himself as being a dutiful amplifier of regime messaging, while his annoying side hobby of biking around London looking to film confrontations with motorists has also angered many.

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