Day: February 13, 2015

US southwest set for worst water shortage in 1,000 yearsInteresting News

US southwest set for worst water shortage in 1,000 years

Southwestern USA could be set for its worst drought in 1,000 years because of climate change. Numerous states have experienced
Google waited six months to tell WikiLeaks about government surveillanceInteresting News

Google waited six months to tell WikiLeaks about government surveillance

Google had a federal magistrate’s approval to inform WikiLeaks employees that their emails had been the subjects of sealed search
FBI director admits ‘unconscious racial biases’ exist among copsPolice State

FBI director admits ‘unconscious racial biases’ exist among cops

The FBI denies any epidemic of racism among American law enforcement, but admits to cynicism and unconscious bias by the
Short daytime nap compensates for poor night’s rest, study saysFood & Health News

Short daytime nap compensates for poor night’s rest, study says

A half-hour daytime nap can mitigate the hormonal impact of two hours’ sleep at night not only making a person
​Megaupload programmer gets 1yr in prison for role with Dotcom’s siteMore News

​Megaupload programmer gets 1yr in prison for role with Dotcom’s site

An Estonian computer programmer for the now defunct file-sharing site Megaupload has been sentenced to a year and a day
Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to receive taxpayer-funded hormone therapyRandom News

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to receive taxpayer-funded hormone therapy

Chelsea Manning, the US Army intelligence analyst who was given a 35-year jail sentence for leaking national security secrets to
S. Carolina inmates face harsh penalties for social mediaMore News

S. Carolina inmates face harsh penalties for social media

For South Carolina prison inmates, posting on Facebook is regarded as a severe crime on par with murder, according to