Politics

Iceland denies aid to FBI in WikiLeaks investigation

Iceland denies aid to FBI in WikiLeaks investigation

Iceland refused to cooperate with an FBI investigation into WikiLeaks two years ago. The Icelandic Interior Minister said he ordered police to cease contact with the FBI, and made it clear their presence was not “well-seen” in Iceland. Interior Minister Ogmundur Jonasson informed the AP of his displeasure upon discovering that FBI agents had arrived […]

Is The Mainstream Media The Matrix?

Is The Mainstream Media The Matrix?

Michael Snyder, Contributor. Do you believe that you really think for yourself? Did you come up with your attitudes, opinions and beliefs on your own, or are they continually being shaped and molded by someone else? Could it be possible that you and everyone around you is actually hooked into a real life version of “the […]

Obama Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order

Obama Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order

President Obama bypassed the Congress on Tuesday and signed the much maligned but anticipated cybersecurity executive order. He made the announcement during the State of the Union address, stating: ‘We know hackers steal people’s identities and infiltrate private email. We know foreign countries and companies swipe our corporate secrets. Now our enemies are also seeking […]

Farmers Begin Planting Hemp Under New Colorado Hemp Legalization

Farmers Begin Planting Hemp Under New Colorado Hemp Legalization

Many farmers in Colorado will be expanding their list of planted crops this Spring after groundbreaking legislation was passed last November that allowed not only for the legalization of marijuana, but hemp as well. Now in case you’re not familiar, hemp is actually a multi-purpose substance that does not produce the high effects of marijuana. In […]

Disturbing: Burger King Admits Burgers Contain Horsemeat

Disturbing: Burger King Admits Burgers Contain Horsemeat

In a piece of highly disturbing news, Burger King has now admitted after continuous denial that it has actually been selling UK customers both burgers and Whoppers that contain horsemeat. This admission comes just after The Guardian reports that Burger King reps offered a round of ‘absolute assurances’ to customers that it did not ever use horsemeat in its products. […]

Genetic engineering: The world’s greatest scam?

Genetic engineering is a threat to food security, especially in a changing climate. The introduction of genetically manipulated organisms by choice or by accident grossly undermines sustainable agriculture and in so doing, severely limits the choice of food we can eat. Once GE plants are released into the environment, they are out of control. If […]

Japanese scientists launch face recognition-blocking glasses

Japanese scientists launch face recognition-blocking glasses

Those concerned with online privacy may soon get another weapon to defend it. Two Japanese scientists have designed glasses that confuse face recognition technology without affecting one`s vision. An associate professor at Tokyo’s national Institute of Informatics, Isao Echizen, together with Professor Seiichi Gohshi from Kogakuin University, have created a pair of glasses preventing internet […]

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