I am a scientist, mystic and spiritual healer. My life straddles the worlds of so-called "left-brain" and "right-brain" interests. I trained at the undergrad level in electronics engineering and astrophysics, and at the graduate level in clinical psych, the health sciences and acupuncture, and have a Master's degree in the sciences. I work largely as a research and consulting scientist in some mainstream scientific fields and in fringe science, aka "strange science" fields as well.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Sheesh! I Thought I Was the Only One (Ikea Kitchenware Hacks for Strange Science Tinkerers...)

Background
First, a bit of background to serve as an introduction to my tale. Starting from about age 5 onward, I was an avid electronics and radio experimenter and also a budding little junior scientist, and, by about age 9, I was regularly building ham radio tranamitters, receivers and antennas and weird physics devices (including underground communication transmitters and receivers, UFO detectors, electronic voice phenomena [aka EVP] receivers, light beam communication transmitters/receivers and petrovoltaic receivers to monitor strange voltage/current phenomena exhibited by wild rocks, etc.), from scratch in a a makeshift radio and phsyics lab in my bedroom. Of course, being on a limited budget at the time, I quickly learned to adapt metal baking tins and metal pie plates for use as chassis and enclosures for electronic devices, to use plastic kitchen storage containers as enclosures for transistor radios) and to purchase metal pizza pans and inexpensive consumer TV antennas to modify for use in creating my ham radio antennas, particularly for work on the UHF bands, which were only just starting to be explored by ham radio enthusiasts.

This practice of identifying, locating and appropriating inexpensive and readily-available consumer items and modifying them for use in my radio, electronics and physics experiments and tinkering endeavors continued throught my teens and my twenties. And, in my later twenties and in my thirties and onward, I often used much the same methods for my weird physics and strange science experiments with non-Hertzian wireless signals, exotic energies, earth resonance generators, Schumann resonance signal receivers, Lakhovsky healing machines and experimental free-energy devices.

Okay, Lets Get on With the Tale
And now, let's fast-forward to the present, for that is where our tale today matures and develops a robust essence as well as a unique and distinct flavor and bouquet:

I had, until recently, been an Ikea virgin. In other words, I had never visited an Ikea store. Then, just a few months ago, my adorable friend Jennie, who is a Persian genie, dragged me to and Ikea store, where we spent several hours exploring the aisles. Frankly, I was, by and large, often slightly bored as we meandered through the room displays, the bedding and linen section and the window treatment section, but that all changed when we reached the extremely large kitchware and servingware section, where I noticed that a very large percentage of their wares were made from stainless steel or copper, and all were extremely reasonably priced. Eyeing all the gleaming gizmos consisting of stainless steel mesh, screen, pipes, rings (stainless steel napkin rings; the possibilities are endless...) and other shapes, I instantly experienced flashbacks to my early teenage years, when I was scrounging around for found items to use in crafting VHF and UHF antennas, parabolic dishes and microwave waveguide, and I realized in a flash that these aisles were a mecca for any radio enthusiast or strange science nutjob (such as myself) trying to craft their own homemade gear.

Well, it got even better than that, because we eventually rounded a bend and encountered yet another aisle, this one containing Ikea's offerings of pans, mixing bowls and salad bowls, a great many of them crafted out of gleaming stainless steel, and a number of the bowls exhibited near-parabolic shapes, or, better, as in the case of the Blanda Blank stainless steel mixing bowls -- and as I already reported a few months ago on a number of my relevant list groups -- they exhibited a near-perfect hemispherical shape. I took one look at these Blanda Blank bowls, which are offered in various diameter ranging from 2 inches through 14 inches, and realized that they not only would offer a myriad of possibilities for crafting conventional antennas for "normal" radio waves in the UHF and microwave region, but that they could also easily be used in crafting a number of aetheric energy devices and that the larger bowls could easily serve as perfect hemispherical antennas for focusing and distorting exotic energy fields in an interdimensional portal or space portal chamber. I proceded to purchase a number of the Blanda Blank bowls, as well as a few other stainless steel goodies from the kitchenwares aisles, and left the store gleefully, hugging the bags containing the precious stainless steel treasures to my chest. Even better, Jennie treated me to a meal of Swedish meatballs and almond cake in the Ikea cafe before we left the temple, I mean mecca, I mean, store.

Since that time, I have incorporated various stainless steel gizmos, including the above-mentioned bowls, from Ikea in a number of my designs for esoteric devices, including my prototype Violet Moth interdimensional portal/space portal. And, I must confess here that, aside from my disclosure in brief post about the possibilities offered to homebrew experimenters by the myriad of stainless steel goodies in Ikea's kitchenwares section, sent a few months ago to some of my relevant list groups (such as Alien Starship Repair, Time Space Doorways, Exotic Energies, etc.), I innocently and naively assumed that I was the only person on earth who had noticed that Ikea kitchenware (by the way, their colorful thick nylon cutting boards exhibit excellent machining properties and excellent dielectric properties, well up into the UHF region) and housewares offered a fountain of possibilities for experimenters and tinkerers in the realms of radio, strange science and exotic energy research. In other words, I blandly and quite smugly and proudly assumed that I was the only person on earth who knew of the possibilities of Ikea kitchenware hacks for radio and strange science tinkering, except perhaps for the folks belonging to my list groups who had seen my earlier post about the usefulness of the Blanda Blank bowls in crafting field focusing antennas for interdimensional portals.

The Realization
Well, I realize now that I was wrong, very wrong. Horribly wrong. My fagile ego was quite crushed when I made this horrifying discovery. The way I came to this terrible realization was this: I had occasion a few days ago to do a Google search on Ikea stainles steel kitchenware while looking for a particular item, and, while perusing the search results, I noticed a few rather anomalous results that seemed to be links to pages where folks were talking about using Ikea stainless steel kitchenware and servingware for what they called "Ikea hacks" in crafting homebrew VHF and UHF antennas for use with ham radio transponders, cellular phone range extenders and wifi range extenders and in crafting homebrew digital TV antennas and homebrew nuclear fusion reactors.

Here are just a handful of the over two hundred Ikea hacks, well, more accurately, Ikea kitchenware or servingware hacks, for crafting homebrew radio antennas, digital TV antennas and odd devices that I found in a very brief Google search; there are, in actuality, many more:

A backyard tinkerer added over 20 dB of gain to a UHF cellular radio range extender antenna using an Ikea Blanda Blank bowl:
http://www.xyhd.tv/2008/03/how-to/do-it-yourself-ikea-enhanced-35db-cellular-yagi-antenna/

A homebrewer used Ikea components in crafting a homemade antenna for a WiFi booster:
http://www.pyroelectro.com/2009/02/04/ikea-wifi-booster/

Another WiFi booster antenna project:
http://www.fakeproject.com/Ikea_WiFi_Booster/ (note: despite the website name, the webpage is not about a fake project, and rather, "Fakeproject" is the name of the band/art project crafted by the site's author.

This one used a metal Ikea picture frame....
http://sidstation.lionelloudet.homedns.org/antenna-en.xhtml

Oh, and there are also rumors in the wild and wooly world of homebrew Farnsworth-Hirsch tabeletop fusion reactors that at least a few experimenters in this field have pressed various copper and/or solid stainless steel kitchenwares from Ikea into service as containment housings, vacuum chambers, viewing ports, and electrodes.

I have also, in recent days, seen several posters on forums devoted to Joe Cells -- those near-mythical so-called "free energy" devices that are claimed by their devotees to accumulate aetheric energy, aka orgone energy and yield vast reductions in gas mileage along with improvements in engine power when installed on automobile engines -- who have spoken of using stainless steel pans, pizza screens, plates and bowls and cups in crafting their Joe Cells.

And, I heard the other day from an eccentric elderly self-styled alchemist who claims that he is using Ikea stainless steel bowls, pans and rings (those stainless steel napkin rings again!) in homebrewing the fabled near-magical substance called "red mercury" in his alchemy lab from used spark plugs and fresh egg yolks (from organic eggs from free-range hens, of course) and that he is then selling the red mercury on Ebay for $400,000 per gram to people around the world who want to use it for everything from crafting nuclear explosive devices to treasure-hunting to fortune-telling.

Finally, as I have already largely confessed, I have, over the past six months, started to employ various stainless steel Ikea kitchenware and servingware gizmos in my designs for field-focusing antennas to be used in my prototype interdimensional portals and space portals, and I use inexpensive Ikea nylon cutting boards as a handy source of hiqh-quality dielectric material for machining custom parts. And, just the other day, I was designing some modifications (some would call them "hacks") to improve the performance of an already insanely-excellent outdoor UHF/high-band VHF antenna (the Clearstream 4 from Antennas Direct) that I had purchased and installed for use in receiving digital TV signals in a my rather beyond-fringe-reception location in the mountains, and... well, you guessed it, I ended up using a bunch of epoxy powder-coated steel wire racks/grids sold by Ikea in my design. And, now I am eyeing their stainless steel screens for use in my next proj... ohhh... never mind

with care,
--Vinny

Monday, May 25, 2009

Announcing Pre-Release Viewing of Peter Sorcher's Sungazing Film, Seattle, June 7, 2009

I have just heard from Peter Sorcher of Peter Sorcher Films that his film on sungazing, entitled "Eat the Sun", and which features some footage of me talking about sungazing, will be showing, in a rough "work in progress" form, at a Seattle film festival in June. Here are the details:

There will be a "work in progress" (very fine rough cut) showing of the "Eat the Sun" film at the Seattle True Independent Film Festival on June 7th at the Northwest Film Forum in Seattle at 7:20pm with Q and A to follow. I have been informed that I have been highlighted in my own section of the film.

Here's the link for Seattle tickets:
http://stiff.bside.com/2009/films/eatthesun_stiff2009

I will keep you informed of any further showings of this film in its rough pre-release form, and also of its final release and disposition, as time passes!

Enjoy!

with care,
--Vinny

My Favorite Ormus Nutritional Products

Introduction
For the past few years, about once per year, I have -- in response to numerous requests which I receive regularly via phone calls and private emails for my opinions on various ormus nutritional supplement products -- issued a post to my relevant list groups (and also one or two relevant list groups not operated by me) offering my views on my favorite ormus nutritional products. I have been reminded by several correspondents and colleagues over the past month or two that I am long overdue in sending my latest such post, containing my latest observations and notes. And so, here goes:

First, the Basics
First, as many of you who have been ongoing members of my relevant list groups for a while likely already know, I feel that the world of ormus and ormus-like nutritional supplements is filled with an amazing and very high level of hype and confusion regarding claims made for many ormus nutritional supplement products, particularly (but not solely) many of those which claim to fall in the family known as so-called "white gold" (please note that I use this term as a category or genre, and not a brand name) products. And on two closely-related notes, most of you are likely already aware of the following facts:
  • that I am not a fan of what I tend to call "tortured metal" forms of ormus, that is, so-called ormus or ormus-like products that have been produced by exposure of metals or ores to harsh extremes of heat or pH (that is, harsh extremes of acidity or alkalinity) or strong oxidizers (i.e., chlorine bleaches, hydrogen peroxide products, etc., or extreme pressure or extremely powerful magnetic fields.
  • that I am extremely wary and skeptical of the claims made for those ormus products which are reputed to somehow affect consciousness by inducing some kind of a "rush" or a "high", aka the so-called "whirlies", and also of the reasons folks have for ingesting such products. Speaking for a moment as a spiritual healer and a clairsentient and intuitive, I cannot imagine any benefits in terms of spiritual opening (that is, opening to Love and Grace and Holy Spirit) or improvement in emotional self-managment from ingesting such products, and rather, it appears to me that this is just one more instance of the bored and ever-restless local mind, aka "limited mind", also known as "the ego" in many spiritual traditions, trying yet one more way to control and subjugate experience, rather than surrender to Holy Spirit, Supreme Heart and Divinity. Worse, it appears that a number of persons have damaged themselves in using questionable so-called ormus nutritional supplements in an effort to reach such temporary and transient effects.
The Ormus Nutritional Products that I Enjoy Most
Because I am well-known in the field of ormus-related nutritional supplements and the related field of exotic energies and because I have worked, over the years, as a consultant for a number of producers of ormus products, I often receive free samples of ormus products from producers/vendors around the world hoping to get my endorsement for one or more of their products. Nonetheless, in spite of this fact, there are only a tiny handful of ormus-type nutritoinal supplement products that I personally like and would be willing to mention to other researchers and experimenters as something which which they might wish to play. In fact, of all the free ormus products that I have ever received from vendors hoping for an endorsement, NONE of those products has ever won any endorsements from me, and rather, the few products that I do like and that I feel are effective were products that had NOT been sent to me as freebies by vendors hoping for an endorsement. So, in my estimation, there are some very good ormus products out there, but, from my viewpoint, they are relatively few.

Here is my relatively short list of the ormus-type nutritional supplement products which I most like:
  • Magnetite effect ormus water (aka MEOW), produced by exposing a sealed bottle of water or other liquids to a mass of selected magnetite ore, usually for a period of several days. If you wish to learn more about MEOW technology, includng history, claimed effects, and how to make MEOW water yourself, please feel free to visit my MEOW website, at http://ormuswater.vpinf.com/
  • Many of Danae Harding's Ancient Tek (aka Ancient Technologies) ormus-type nutritional products, and particularly the following: her Signature Elements products called Aetheric Gold, Sun & the Stars (which contains aetheric gold, platinum and palladium with trace minerals), Spark of Life (aetheric-energy charged water, aka "Sparky Water"), Glacier Milk (a white clay powder), the two skin creams called Pharaoh's Cream and Comfort Zone cream, and the body sprays called Beautiful Face (aetheric gold spray), Appealing (aetheric copper spray) and After Sun (aetheric gold spray). You will find Ancient Tek's website at www.ancienttek.com If you are interested in ordering products, all orders must be placed by phone or email (or, lacking Intenet access, via postal mail); their phone number is 719-783-0310 (Colorado, USA, so located in US Mountain Time zone), Danae's email address is danae713@yahoo.com (that is, danae713 [at] yahoo [dot] com), and their mailing address is Ancient Tek, 713 Ernest Ave., Westcliffe, CO 81252 Incidentally, I have heard reports from a number of folks over the years that it can be hard for new customers to get initial permission to purchase products from Ancient Tek, and so, please feel free to mention my name when and if you contact them, and to also mention how you learned of their products.
  • EM fermented brews which have been brewed to contain high levels of antioxidants, syntropic/negentropic properties and ormus-like effects. You may learn far more about EM's ormus-like effects in my past posts which may be found in the message archives of my EM-Ormus list group (at Yahoo Groups), or in some of my lectures on the topic which are available as audio files from some sources, including from Barry Carter, at bcarter@igc.org., that is bcarter [at] igc [dot] org)
  • Although I have tried so-called ormus trap water from many sources and many vendors, the only one which has particularly impressed me -- and this one impressed me very much -- is the Cherokee Tears (formerly called Tears of Treyhlata) trap water from Cherokee Gold, produced by Thomas Geckler in the magical mountains of Georgia. I also like the trap water device which Thomas markets; it is "gently designed" and avoids the use of over-powerful magnets so commonly found in many other trap water devices, which often seem to produce detrimental effects. You may find Cherokee Gold's website at http://www.cherokeegold.net/whoweare.html
  • In the realm of sea mineral concentrates, I most like Sea Crop from Amborsia Technology, which seems to have a higher content of ormus-like forms of minerals and trace elements than any other sea mineral concentrate products which I have tried. You may find the Ambrosia Technology Sea Crop website at http://www.sea-crop.com/ and their phone number is 360-942-5698 (West Coast USA, so Pacific US time zone) or by writing them at info@sea-crop.com (that is, info [at] sea-crop [dot] com)
  • Lastly, I will somewhat reluctantly mention my own two experimental water products (each is sold in factory-sealed spring water bottles) called Divine Grace Sacred Water and Luminous Orb Sacred Water, and I mention them lastly and only hesitantly because I do not see them as nutritional supplements but rather as energetic (as in exotic energies) and spiritual supplements and because I do not market them all to consumers, that is, to the general public, but rather, they are experimental research products which I offer on an extremely limited basis only to fellow researchers and experimenters and/or to those who are sincerely on a full-time spiritual path. I feel that both water products seem to exhibit some at times remarkable effects, and this is backed up by some anectodal reports which I have received from colleagues and other experimenters who have drunk the water. If you wish to learn more about the Divine Grace Sacred water, you are free to visit the website at http://etheric.vpinf.com/type1-exotic-energy-water-charger-1.html and, if you wish to learn more about the Luminous Orb water, you will need to read my past posts on the Luminous Orb and the water on my Elixir Vitae list group (at Yahoo Groups),and you are also free to visit the very biref Lumious Orb Sacred Water page at http://etheric.vpinf.com/luminous-orb-water.html However, please note, as noted prominently on the Luminous Orb Sacred Water Page, that access to this water is very limited, even far more so than for the Divine Grace water, and only pre-approved applicants may order the Luminous Orb water.
Enjoy!

with care,
--Vinny

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Announcing a New Book On Radiation Health Benefits, Often Called Radiation Hormesis

I have been hearing for a while now that a New York City psychoanalyst named Dr. Jane Goldberg, an accomplished author in the fields of psychoanalysis and oncology-related psychotherapy, had been writing a book on radiation hormesis and radiation nutrition, particularly focused on radiation health benefits. In any case, I learned a couple of months ago from Dr. Goldberg that the book had finally been published and that it is now available. The book by Dr. Jane S. Goldberg, Ph.D is entitled Because People Are Dying. I have inserted Dr. Goldberg's announcement of the publication of the book below; that will be followed by a few of my comments on the book and Dr. Goldberg.

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Because People Are Dying

The Story of a Rock, an Apple, and Cancer

by Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D., with Jay Gutierrez
Foreword by Paula Gloria
Paperback, 206 pages, illustrated, 8.25" X 5.25"
Published by Sea Raven Press, Franklin, Tennessee

America is in desperate need of a health revolution. We spend 50 percent more of our economy on health care than any nation on earth. Yet, we rank LAST out of nineteen countries for unnecessary deaths. Overpriced interventions are increasing at an exponential rate and
fatalities now account for 23 percent of all reported adverse effects of prescription drugs.

The nation's top accountant, the Comptroller General of the United States, David Walker, thinks the biggest economic peril facing the nation is being ignored: it's not the falling prices of real estate; it's not the failure of banks; it's not our lack of savings; it's not our nation's debt. It's the health crisis upon us: "We have the largest uninsured population of any major industrialized nation. We have above average infant mortality, below average life expectancy, and much higher than average medical error rates for an industrialized nation." Walker warns that our health care system could easily mean the bankruptcy of America.

Jay Gutierrez has the solution. And, in her new book, Because People Are Dying, written by Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D. (with Jay), and the soon-to-be released DVD by Jane and cinematographer Paula Gloria, the solution is outlined. We need to: GET BACK TO BASICS. WE NEED TO GO
BACK TO THE AGE OF THE STONE (a little like the stone-age, but without the hardships and deprivations).

Through either serendipity or divine guidance (chose your interpretation), Jay re-discovered knowledge that has been known since the dawn of civilization: the healing power of radioactive
stones. The concept of using low-level radiation for healing purposes, called in medical literature "radiation hormesis," has 100 years of extensive research behind it, and thousands of medical
studies to suppport it. Radiation hormesis promises to save countless lives, as it has already done through Jay's implementation. It promises to save billions of dollars in medical bills, as it has
already done, through Jay's implementation.

Jay's unique contribution was to find a delivery system that brings this powerful healing technology to all of us, within the comfort of our own homes. He spent five years searching for the stones, figuring out how to get the stones out of their natural habitat and back to his workshop, slicing up the stones, analyzing the stones for their chemical composition, perfecting the dosage for human application, and packaging the stones for usage. Over the last fifteen years, Jay has worked with over 2,000 patients, and has cured diseases as serious as stage-IV cancers and as trivial as eye infections.

Read the history of this powerful and eminently effective technology. Discover the politics that relegated it into obscure medical history. Find out why it is a leading modality of treatment in many other countries. Take this journey with Jay, Jane and Gloria, and be amazed, enraged, delighted, moved, grateful, and awe-struck. It could save a life.

To order, go to Amazon.com and type in either the book title, Because
People Are Dying, or the ISBN: 0982189923

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From what I can see of the book, it is not a technical book and rather is what I tend to call a "popular audience" book, one intended to bring awareness of something -- in this case, radiation nutrition and radiation hormesis -- to a wide mainstream audience of non-technical persons, primarily everyday consumers, and in a casual style, much akin to that found in a newspaper article.

As many of you may already know, I have, for many years, been a quiet proponent of radiation nutrition, that is, the concept that exposure to radiation from natural sources at a level ranging from 10 to 400 times higher than normal background radiation levels found in most parts of the world can be beneficial to humans, animals and all other life forms, and I have for years operated an email list group at Yahoo Groups devoted to the topic of radiation nutrition and radiation hormesis. The name of the list group is Radiation Hormesis, and you may visit the list group home page at Yahoo Groups at:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Radiation-Hormesis/
Please be advised that this is a select membership group, which means that anyone applying to join the list group must first have their requst to join approved by the list owner or moderators. To that end, if you wish to apply to join the list group, you will need to tell us why you wish to join, so that we may discern that you are a serious and sincere applicant and not a spammer, flamer or web troll.

I also operate a website devoted to the topics of radiation hormesis and radiation nutrition; you may find the website at http://radiationhormesis.vpinf.com/

Enjoy!

with care,
--Vinny