Month: December 2013

Radioactive material container from hijacked truck found empty in MexicoInteresting News

Radioactive material container from hijacked truck found empty in Mexico

Mexican police located a stolen truck which contained dangerous radioactive material the UN warned could be used to construct a
Snowden leak reveals NSA tracks cell phone locations on unprecedented scaleInteresting News

Snowden leak reveals NSA tracks cell phone locations on unprecedented scale

The US National Security Agency collects and logs almost 5 billion cellphone records each day indicating a user’s location around
Listen to the Sandy Hook 911 recordings hereInteresting News

Listen to the Sandy Hook 911 recordings here

“Newtown 911, what’s the location of your emergency?” dispatcher Robert Nute says as he answers the first call at 9:35
2 million passwords for Facebook, Twitter and Google posted onlineMore News

2 million passwords for Facebook, Twitter and Google posted online

Over 2 million passwords for popular social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, as well as Google and Yahoo
Washington DC cop charged with taking lewd child photos while on dutyPolice State

Washington DC cop charged with taking lewd child photos while on duty

A Washington, D.C. officer has been arrested and charged with producing child pornography while on duty. The Metropolitan Police Department
Kentucky town to pay police chief in bitcoinEconomy & Money

Kentucky town to pay police chief in bitcoin

City employees in Vicco, Kentucky could be receiving their paychecks in the form of bitcoin as early as this month
UK investigators threaten Guardian editor with terrorism charges over Snowden’s leaksInteresting News

UK investigators threaten Guardian editor with terrorism charges over Snowden’s leaks

British police have launched an investigation into whether the Guardian committed “potential” terrorism offenses by publishing the incriminating NSA and
Florida cop arrested for refusing to remove Guy Fawkes mask during Obamacare protestPolice State

Florida cop arrested for refusing to remove Guy Fawkes mask during Obamacare protest

A Florida police officer who was protesting US President Obama’s newly implemented healthcare law has been arrested because he refused
Sandy Hook 911 tapes to be released todayInteresting News

Sandy Hook 911 tapes to be released today

By Ken Dixon A week after his arguments for keeping secret the emergency 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary
LA Sheriff’s Department hired dozens of officers with histories of misconductPolice State

LA Sheriff’s Department hired dozens of officers with histories of misconduct

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department hired dozens of officers despite the fact that background checks turned up instances of
Flying hacker contraption hunts other drones, turns them into zombiesMore News

Flying hacker contraption hunts other drones, turns them into zombies

Serial hacker Samy Kamkar has released all the hardware and software specifications that hobbyists need to build an aerial drone
Engineer admits he ‘zoned out’ before deadly Metro-North train crashInteresting News

Engineer admits he ‘zoned out’ before deadly Metro-North train crash

The engineer manning the train involved in a deadly crash Sunday morning in New York City “zoned out” moments before
NASA teams with Google to grow plants on the moon by 2015 to create habitable environmentScience & Space

NASA teams with Google to grow plants on the moon by 2015 to create habitable environment

By James Plafke Everyone dreams about what living on some distant celestial body would be like. The human race has
Ancient Humans Had Sex with Mystery Relatives, Study SuggestsFood & Health News

Ancient Humans Had Sex with Mystery Relatives, Study Suggests

By Stephanie Pappas A new, improved sequencing of ancient human relative genomes reveals that Homo sapiens didn’t only have sex
California Now Confiscating Legally Purchased GunsInteresting News

California Now Confiscating Legally Purchased Guns

by Brandon Walker The first police raids to take legally purchased guns commenced in California. The state has the strictest
The internet mystery that has the world baffledThe Unknown

The internet mystery that has the world baffled

By Chris Bell One evening in January last year, Joel Eriksson, a 34-year-old computer analyst from Uppsala in Sweden, was