Month: December 2013

Russia to block websites that call for rioting, ‘extremism’ without court rulingMore News

Russia to block websites that call for rioting, ‘extremism’ without court ruling

Russia’s lawmakers have passed a bill authorizing prosecutors to issue emergency orders without a court ruling that block websites promoting
TEPCO detects record radiation at Fukushima’s reactor 2, new leak suspectedFukushima

TEPCO detects record radiation at Fukushima’s reactor 2, new leak suspected

TEPCO has found a record 1.9 million becquerels per liter of beta ray-emitting radioactive substances at its No.2 reactor. Also
Israel’s Blood Donation RulesMore News

Israel’s Blood Donation Rules

In Israel not everyone is allowed to donate blood. This is to make screening the blood easier and more productive,
Right-Wing Group Seeks Help Rewriting the Bible Because It’s Not Conservative EnoughMore News

Right-Wing Group Seeks Help Rewriting the Bible Because It’s Not Conservative Enough

By Richard Schiffman Liberal bias in the media pales in comparison to what you’ll find in your standard-issue Bibles, according
Michelle knows best: Kids ‘owe’ it to their moms to enroll in ObamacareRandom News

Michelle knows best: Kids ‘owe’ it to their moms to enroll in Obamacare

By Cheryl K. Chumley The White House is apparently turning to guilt to drive Americans toward Obamacare. First lady Michelle
Watch This Freaky Gyro Cube Balance Perfectly, Defying GravityScience & Space

Watch This Freaky Gyro Cube Balance Perfectly, Defying Gravity

By Kyle VanHemert All Google wants for Christmas is a bunch of scary ass robots. Clearly, the big ticket items
Webcams can be covertly compromised by cops and hackersInteresting News

Webcams can be covertly compromised by cops and hackers

Security experts in the United States have figured out how hackers can remotely access without being detected the built-in webcams
Eyes everywhere: NSA’s second tier spying partners identifiedBig Brother

Eyes everywhere: NSA’s second tier spying partners identified

Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands and several other EU countries were named among “third party partners” in the NSA-led global signal
Facebook won’t pay taxes again, will get refund insteadEconomy & Money

Facebook won’t pay taxes again, will get refund instead

It’s shaping up to be another multi-billion dollar year for Facebook, but don’t expect the social networking site to pay
California might be first to mandate ‘kill switch’ for smartphonesInteresting News

California might be first to mandate ‘kill switch’ for smartphones

The quest to reduce smartphone thefts in the United States is taking a new turn in California, where two state
Man threatening to set himself on fire prompts Sydney NSW parliament lockdownMore News

Man threatening to set himself on fire prompts Sydney NSW parliament lockdown

A man threatening to set himself on fire in a car outside the New South Wales Parliament in Sydney prompted
Ex-CIA chief: Amnesty for Snowden idiotic, he ‘should be hanged by his neck’Interesting News

Ex-CIA chief: Amnesty for Snowden idiotic, he ‘should be hanged by his neck’

A former head of the Central Intelligence Agency has said that anyone thinking about granting NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden amnesty
Texas judge: Search warrants can be obtained based on predictions of future crimesPolice State

Texas judge: Search warrants can be obtained based on predictions of future crimes

Police in Texas may now obtain a search warrant based on “a prediction of a future crime,” according to a
White House releases recommendations for limiting NSA programsBig Brother

White House releases recommendations for limiting NSA programs

A review board established by the White House to investigate the National Security Agency’s controversial surveillance operations believes that the
The End of the Lead Bullets. Replacement Green BulletsMore News

The End of the Lead Bullets. Replacement Green Bullets

By Perry Chiaramonte When the last bullet-producing lead smelter closes its doors on Dec. 31, it will mark a major
Swedish torrent uploader to pay $650,000 for sharing bad-quality movie copyMore News

Swedish torrent uploader to pay $650,000 for sharing bad-quality movie copy

zA Swedish court has sentenced a 28-year-old to a $650,000 fine, a suspended jail term and 160 hours of community
Bitcoin takes 50% plunge after China’s biggest exchange bans new depositsEconomy & Money

Bitcoin takes 50% plunge after China’s biggest exchange bans new deposits

The value of the cryptocurrency has crashed to $550, less than half the $1,200 trading level last week, after BTC