Monthly Archives: October 2013

UK may punish journalists for doing their job

An example of UK’s non-free press. Journalists who participated in leaking pertinent information that a free society should be aware of–information pertaining to massive surveillance–might be punished for their work. I suspect this is more bluff than anything else, but … Continue reading

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man shot after breaking into home, talking about zombies

The man was hallucinating and talking about zombies, and was shot by the homeowner. The article poses the possibility that the man was on drugs, which he may have been. I’m guessing he was experiencing the throes of psychosis due … Continue reading

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end of antibiotics

Overuse of antibiotics has led to an increase in strains of bacteria that are resistant to multiple types of antibiotics, meaning that antibiotics will no longer work for much longer. Or at least that’s the risk we’re taking if we … Continue reading

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drone warrior

Fascinating article of one of America’s first drone warriors. It’s a stressful job, nothing like the excitement (eustress) one experiences playing a video game. As a drone operator, you see friend and foe alike blown apart in stunning detail. You … Continue reading

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US war on journalists and whistleblowers

Journalist’s house raided and items removed. Raid was to search for possession of illegal firearms. Items removed were paperwork concerning story the reporter was working on. “In particular, the files included notes that were used to expose how the Federal … Continue reading

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bad cops

Cop shoots mentally ill man. Cop lies and says it was in self defense. Unfortunately for the cop, the whole thing was caught on camera. The cop shot the guy multiple times from about 20 feet (3 meters) away (my … Continue reading

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the latest news… fainting woman, Obamacare, and the NSA

Was the fainting woman during Obama’s speech a hoax? Maybe. I don’t have strong opinions on this, and if it is a hoax, Obama himself isn’t necessarily involved in any way. Having said that, it does look suspicious, especially the friend’s … Continue reading

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