Month: June 2014

Professor offers 30k reward for anyone who can disprove climate changeMore News

Professor offers 30k reward for anyone who can disprove climate change

The scientific consensus on climate change, to the tune of 97 per cent of experts, is that humans are changing
Pentagon orders 500 new state-of-the-art spy glassesInteresting News

Pentagon orders 500 new state-of-the-art spy glasses

The Pentagon has reportedly placed an order for 500 high-tech wearables that will give Google Glass a run for its
Merkel reportedly gets NSA-proof phone with chip costing 2.5k eurosBig Brother

Merkel reportedly gets NSA-proof phone with chip costing 2.5k euros

o fear of being tapped by foreign agents, as she now has a secure, German-upgraded Blackberry, Bild reports. Merkel’s contacts
Hospitals spy on patient purchases to spot bad habitsFood & Health News

Hospitals spy on patient purchases to spot bad habits

Americans regularly purchasing unhealthy food or failing to kick their smoking habit could soon find themselves entertaining phone calls and
FBI seizes 80,000 emails from Murdoch’s News CorpRandom News

FBI seizes 80,000 emails from Murdoch’s News Corp

A probe of media mogul Rupert Murdoch might soon take shape in the United States upon reports that the Federal
DHS biometric program gets $250 million from SenateBig Brother

DHS biometric program gets $250 million from Senate

A Senate subcommittee this week approved a request from the United States Department of Homeland Security for nearly a quarter-of-a-billion
​Assange lawyers demand end to arrest warrant, release of evidenceMore News

​Assange lawyers demand end to arrest warrant, release of evidence

Julian Assange’s lawyers are demanding Swedish prosecutors reveal texts from the woman in the ‘rape’ scandal, currently hanging over the
VA whistleblower says records of deceased vets were alteredFood & Health News

VA whistleblower says records of deceased vets were altered

A Veteran Affairs employee has come forward claiming that government officials doctored the medial records of deceased veterans in order
Federal judge rules U.S. no-fly list violates ConstitutionInteresting News

Federal judge rules U.S. no-fly list violates Constitution

The U.S. government’s no-fly list banning people accused of links to terrorism from commercial flights violates their constitutional rights because
The Map Of Native American Tribes You’ve Never Seen BeforeMore News

The Map Of Native American Tribes You’ve Never Seen Before

Finding an address on a map can be taken for granted in the age of GPS and smartphones. But centuries
Crowdfunding campaign raises $2.2M to build solar roadwaysMore News

Crowdfunding campaign raises $2.2M to build solar roadways

It’s crazy. It’ll never work. They cost too much. They’ll crack. They’re too delicate. You’ll slide off them. Oil companies
A New BPA Substitute is just as bad as BPA, go figureFood & Health News

A New BPA Substitute is just as bad as BPA, go figure

A chemical found in many “BPA free” consumer products, known as bisphenol S (BPS), is just as potent as bisphenol
Retired Marine claims he spent 17 years on MARS protecting human coloniesThe Unknown

Retired Marine claims he spent 17 years on MARS protecting human colonies

A former US Marine has claimed he spent 17 years of his career on MARS. The ex-naval infantryman, who uses
Wearable computing gloves can teach Braille, even if you’re not paying attentionMore News

Wearable computing gloves can teach Braille, even if you’re not paying attention

Several years ago, Georgia Institute of Technology researchers created a technology-enhanced glove that can teach beginners how to play piano
Drones Are Now Banned In Every National Park In AmericaRandom News

Drones Are Now Banned In Every National Park In America

The National Parks Service in the US just announced a sweeping ban on drones. The new policy prohibits “launching, landing,
Mafia Members Are ‘Excommunicated’, Pope Francis SaysMore News

Mafia Members Are ‘Excommunicated’, Pope Francis Says

Pope Francis delivered a condemning message to Italy’s most powerful Mafia affiliation on Saturday, calling it an example of “the
House unexpectedly votes to stop warrantless NSA searchesBig Brother

House unexpectedly votes to stop warrantless NSA searches

In what’s being billed as a momentum boost for anti-surveillance advocates, the US House of Representative on Thursday approved an
Pentagon crashed more than 400 military dronesInteresting News

Pentagon crashed more than 400 military drones

While unmanned drones have become a popular weapon of choice during the United States’ wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, a