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The International Human Press (ITHP) is an online news organization that has been publishing original articles and updated news written by industry experts. Every day we strive our hardest to bring you the information that matters the most, not the latest political gossip. We focus on educational stories involving science, health, innovative technology, business, and government. Our product is real news not fear.


George Cockroft (Luke Rhinehart) -Senior Editor has a PhD in literature and is best known for his cult classic novel The Dice Man, which in the last decade has been translated into more than 25 languages. He has also published eight other novels, each containing his own unique blend of eastern philosophy, outrageous storytelling, and much needed criticism of modern society. He can be contacted at editor@ithp.org

Ben Thomas - Head Developer Ben brings years of technical expertise to ITHP and has made the site what it is today. If you have any technical questions regarding this website or have a personal project you seek advice on please contact Ben through his website.


Steve MacGregor I'm a Scot currently living Thailand. I have been writing for a number of years both as a technical writer and a contributor to magazines and websites, mainly on the topics of travel, guns and restoring elderly motorcycles and sports cars.

ITHP Expert Contributors

Jack Abramoff is an American former lobbyist, businessman, movie producer, and writer. He was at the heart of an extensive corruption investigation that led to his conviction and to 21 persons either pleading guilty or being found guilty,[3] including White House officials J. Steven Griles and David Safavian, U.S. Representative Bob Ney, and nine other lobbyists and Congressional aides. ITHP interviewed Jack about the 2012 election and lobbying

Chase Amante Is an expert on interacting with women and has been consulting with men on successful interactions with women for several years. ITHP interviewed Chase Amante about how to properly talk and interact with women and dating.

Brad J. Bushman Ph.D. Professor of Communication and Psychology, The Ohio State University; Professor of Communication Science, VU University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He has published extensively on the causes and consequences of human aggression. His work has questioned the utility of catharsis, and relates also to violent video game effects on aggression, which he wrote about for an article

Edward M. Campbell Ph.D. is an assistant professor at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine. ITHP.org got the oppurtunity to interview Dr. Campbell about his breaking research regarding his recent findings on HIV-1 infection

Neal Carter started Okanagan Specialty Fruits which is a small, dynamic Canadian biotechnology company that produces apples that don't brown. Neal wrote an article for ITHP about biotechnology and the world food supply. interview Dr. Campbell about his breaking research regarding his recent findings on HIV-1 infection

Robert Cialdini Ph.D. is currently Regents' Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Marketing at Arizona State University. He became well known after publishing his now popular book on persuasion and marketing, Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. Influence has sold over 2 million copies. Fortune Magazine lists Influence in their "75 Smartest Business Books." Robert wrote an original article for ITHP about his research

Charles Derber Ph.D. is Professor of Sociology at Boston College and is the author of several books ranging in topics such as politics, economy, capitalism, war, the culture wars, culture and conversation, and social change. ITHP interviewed Dr. Derber about militarism, bullying, and global warming.

Jaakko Erkkilä Ph.D. Jaakko Erkkilä is professor of music therapy at the department of music at the University of Jyväskylä (UJy). He has a qualification of psychotherapist and he is trained as a music therapist from Sibelius Academy (Helsinki, Finland) and UJy. He gained doctorate in music therapy in 1997 from the UJy and wrote an article

Chris Ferguson Ph.D. is the chair of psychology at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida. He has published numerous research articles on video game violence and other media effects. In 2013 he received an early career scientist award from the American Psychological Association. He has also published a novel, Suicide Kings. Dr. Ferguson wrote an article for ITHP regarding video game violence.

Rich Ferguson aka "The Ice Breaker", is an American magician, entertainer, inventor and creative consultant. He is the producer and host of the Official Poker Chip Tricks and Card Handling DVD Series

Charles R. Figley Ph.D. professor charles figley tulane is a university professor in the fields of psychology, family studies, social work, traumatology, and mental health. He is the Paul Henry Kurzweg, MD Distinguished Chair in Disaster Mental Health and Graduate School of Social Work Professor at Tulane University. Dr. Figley's latest article for ITHP is a refelction on 9/11

Olivier George Ph.D. professor charles figley tulane is a senior staff scientist at The Scripps Research Institute. Dr. George wrote an article about the dangers of binge drinking for ITHP

David Ray Griffin Ph.D. David Ray Griffin Professor is a retired American professor of philosophy of religion and theology. More recently, Griffin has published a number of books on the subject of the September 11 attacks, suggesting that there was a conspiracy involving some elements of the United States government. Griffin wrote an article for ITHP regarding phone calls on 9/11.

Timaree Hagenburger, MPH, RD, HFS Timaree Hagenburger professor Timaree Hagenburger is a Registered Dietitian, with a Master's Degree in Public Health. She has been teaching nutrition at the college level for over 12 years and is a full time nutrition professor at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento. ITHP got the oppurtunity to interview her about the health effects of eating at Chipotle.

Dan Hallett, CFA, CFP Dan Hallett investment expert Dan Hallett is responsible for manager research, portfolio construction and investment program design at HighView. With more than 17 years of industry experience, Dan is recognized as an investment expert. He has contributed research and articles to the Globe & Mail, Investment Executive, Canadian MoneySaver magazine, Morningstar Canada, Advisor's Edge magazine and Advisor's Edge Report. ITHP interviewed Dan about how the markets work.

Lori Harfenist isn't you're everyday reporter. You won't find her shying away from a difficult question, hunching over a desk all day, or conforming to the trends of the mainstream media. Over the years Lori's unique approach to journalism has garnered the attention of powerful entertainment outlets, launched her hit show "The Resident," and allowed her to become one of Youtube's first 75 partners. ITHP got the chance to interview Lori about how the U.S media works

Carl Hoffman has explored some of the most dangerous and remote places on the planet and has written for various publications and written several books. ITHP interviewed Mr. Hoffman about the importance of travel.

Paul Jay CEO Currently a journalist, film director, and founder/CEO of The Real News Network. Jay was born and raised in Toronto, and holds dual-citizenship with the United States. Paul agreed to do an interview with ITHP about his views on crucial global issues.

Ben Kravitz Ph.D. is a climate modeler and postdoctoral research associate at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. ITHP interviewed Dr. Kravitz about what geoengineering is and his current involvement.

The Maldives ITHP had the chance to catch up and interview with The Maldives, a band that brings their own unique blend of alternative country, folk, and rock n' roll. They've jammed all across the States and continue to put out quality music that will keep you asking for more.

Charles W McGrath Jr CPA, CFP®. has 25+ years of public accounting, financial planning and corporate management experience in retirement planning, estate administration, controllership, budgeting, computer systems and taxes. He wrote an article for ITHP about the new Alternative Minimum Tax.

Abel Méndez is a planetary scientist and director of the Planetary Habitability Laboratory (PHL) at the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo. ITHP got to interview Mr. Méndez about discovering an Earth-like planet.

Alex Mesoudi Ph.D. is an evolutionary anthropologist at Durham University interest in the study of cultural evolution and social learning. Dr. Mesoudi wrote an article about how the mass media may cause copycat shooting crimes

Julia Mossbridge, M.A., Ph.D. is a Research Associate and Adjunct Faculty member of the Psychology Department at Northwestern University. Most of her research work focuses on the mechanisms underlying the temporal aspects of auditory-visual perception and working memory. She wrote an article for ITHP about if humans can subconciously predict the future.

Robyn O'Brien is an author, researcher, founder of AllergyKids and concerned mother who has recently played a key role in the fight for healthy food. ITHP was blessed to have the opportunity to interview Robyn via Skype.

Shannon O'Donnell is a speaker, writer, acclaimed traveler and founder of the popular travel site, "A Little Adrift, with over 20,000 members, she has done it all. ITHP had the treat of interviewing Shannon about her time abroad. ITHP interviewed, Shannon about her time abroad.

Dr. David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition who received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine where he was awarded the Leonard G. Rowntree Research Award. He is also an author of the popular book Grain Brain. He has been interviewed on programs such as Larry King, The Today Show, and The Oprah Show. ITHP got the chance to interview him about the dangers of gluten.interview

Paul Craig Roberts Ph.D. is an American economist and a columnist for Creators Syndicate. He served as an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in the Reagan Administration and was noted as a co-founder of Reaganomics. ITHP interviewed Dr. Roberts about the economy and U.S foreign policy.

Philip Rosedale is an American entrepreneur, best known as the founder of the virtual world Second Life. In 2008 Rosedale was honored at the 59th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards for Linden Lab’s creation of the Second Life online world. ITHP interviewed Philip on his new venture at High Fidelity

Amber Rosenberg is an award-winning, certified life coach who has helped thousands achieve success that's balanced. ITHP interviewed Amber about how to build confidence.

Matthew Schroyer is a drone and data journalist based in Urbana, Illinois. He is developing drone technology and small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (sUAV) for use in journalistic enterprises.

Stanton E. Samenow Ph.D. With the late Dr. Samuel Yochelson, he participated in the longest in-depth clinical research-treatment study of offenders that has been conducted in North America. The findings of that study are contained in the three volume publication The Criminal Personality (Lanham, Md.: Roman and Littlefield) that he co-authored with Dr. Yochelson. Dr. Samenow wrote an article for ITHP about Copycat crimes and the media

Scott Sumner Ph.D. Is an Economics professor at Bentley University. Sumner received a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago in 1985. His published research focuses on prediction markets and monetary policy. Dr. Sumner did an interview with ITHP about quantitaive easing and its effect on the economy.

Hugh Sung is the author of "From Paper to Pixels: Your Guide to the Digital Sheet Music Revolution". Hugh is a classical pianist who co-founded AirTurn, taught over 167,000 people to play "Clair de lune" on YouTube, and continues to combine his love of art and technology in new and cutting-edge ways. Hugh wrote an article for ITHP on how to improve a skill. You can visit Hugh's website here.

Julian Treasure Julian Treasure is currently chair of the Sound Agency, a company that advises worldwide businesses -- offices, retailers, hotels -- on how to use sound. He asks us to pay attention to the sounds that surround us. How do they make us feel: productive, stressed, energized, acquisitive? Treasure is also the author of the book Sound Business. He wrote an article for us about the affects of music.

Anthony J. Trewavas is a professor at the University of Edinburgh, best known for his research in the fields of plant physiology and molecular biology. Professor Trewavas wrote an article about plant intelligence.

David Lory VanDerBeek is a candidate for the Nevada governor race in 2014. ITHP got the chance to interview Mr. VanDerBeekinterview about his policies.

Neil R. Wagner is a retired computer science Associate Professor, with specialty areas in cryptography and data security. For two years he worked on Space Shuttle simulators. Neil wrote about how crime maybe impossible in the near future.

Andrea Waltz is the co-author of “Go for No!", a short powerful story written for anyone who must face failure and rejection to be more successful. Andrea wrote an article.

Geri Wes-Corbley In 1997 Geri Wes-Corbley founded the Good News Network (www.goodnewsnetwork.org) in an effort to bring people a taste of positive news. Over the years the site has become extremely popular and now Geri is viewing the site as a potentially highly lucrative business. ITHP got the chance to interview Geri on the media.

Paul Zarembka Ph.D. Paul Zarembka is Professor of Economics, State University of New York at Buffalo, and editor of The Hidden History of 9-11 Seven Stories Press, New York, 2nd edition soft-cover. Dr. Zarembka has published several articles for ITHP his latest about insider trading before September 11th.