Day: August 1, 2013

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects ‘nearly everything a user does on the internet’Featured News

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects ‘nearly everything a user does on the internet’

By Glenn Greenwald A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts to search with no prior authorization through vast
My son won’t get fair trial in US – Snowden’s fatherInteresting News

My son won’t get fair trial in US – Snowden’s father

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden would be better off staying in Russia, because he won’t get a fair trial in the
Obama creating ‘Behavioral Insights Team’More News

Obama creating ‘Behavioral Insights Team’

The federal government is hiring what it calls a “Behavioral Insights Team” that will look for ways to subtly influence
Federal court approves warrantless tracking of cell phone usersBig Brother

Federal court approves warrantless tracking of cell phone users

A ruling this week in a United States appeals court means officers of the law can legally and physically track
Harvard creates brain-to-brain interface, allows humans to control other animals with thoughts aloneScience & Space

Harvard creates brain-to-brain interface, allows humans to control other animals with thoughts alone

Sebastian Anthony extremetech.com Researchers at Harvard University have created the first noninvasive brain-to-brain interface (BBI) between a human… and a
Hawaii to offer homeless one-way ticket out of stateEconomy & Money

Hawaii to offer homeless one-way ticket out of state

Hawaii is set to embark on an unusual new program for reducing the size of the state’s homeless population by
New Water Splitting Technique Efficiently Produces Hydrogen FuelScience & Space

New Water Splitting Technique Efficiently Produces Hydrogen Fuel

A University of Colorado Boulder team has developed a radically new technique that uses the power of sunlight to efficiently
Clerk who helped inmate exonerate himself with DNA evidence firedPolice State

Clerk who helped inmate exonerate himself with DNA evidence fired

Thanks to new DNA evidence a Kansas City man was released from prison three decades after a wrongful rape conviction,
No deaths linked to Manning war logs leak – witnessWar News

No deaths linked to Manning war logs leak – witness

No deaths have been connected to the leak of US war logs by Pfc. Bradley Manning, a prosecution witness confirmed.
TSA misconduct increases by 26 percentMore News

TSA misconduct increases by 26 percent

Transportation Security Administration officers were cited in more than 9,600 cases of misconduct from 2010 to 2013, and complaints against
Judge sentences Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro to life, plus 1,000 yearsRandom News

Judge sentences Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro to life, plus 1,000 years

When her chance came, kidnapping victim Michelle Knight lit into Ariel Castro, the man who held her captive and raped