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The truth about those packages

Jason Bermas of WeAreChange goes over all the evidence so far regarding the packages that were sent to the offices of CNN, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama. So what is the truth about those packages?

Scientists makes a robot to argue climate change for him

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 11/10/2010 - 15:06

November 3, 2010 - Getting into a climate change debate on Twitter could be even more exhausting than it sounds now that a software developer named Nigel Leck has automated the process.

Tired of arguing with climate change deniers in 140 character quips, the programmer wrote a script to do it for him. Chatbot scans Twitter every five minutes searching for hundreds of phrases that fit the usual denier argument paradigm. Then it serves them up some science.

Handheld radar senses life behind a wall

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 11/10/2010 - 14:49

WASHINGTON - October 26, 2010 - Pretty please, with sugar on top, don’t call it seeing through walls. That shorthand - with its connotations of the First Earth Battalion trying to phase through brick - gets Army engineers gritting their teeth. Instead, this cream-colored handheld senses through the wall, seeing if any live human being is behind it before a squad kicks down the door to see for itself.

New nanospheres provide stronger armor than Kevlar

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 11/10/2010 - 14:45

WASHINGTON - October 22, 2010 - Printable body armor, better bulletproof glass, and tougher steel are just a few of the applications for a new materials technology developed by Israeli researchers. A team of scientists there have developed a transparent material made of self-assembling nanospheres that is the stiffest organic material ever created, surpassing the properties of stainless steel and even Kevlar.

Cop suing over mocking videos

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 11/03/2010 - 21:16

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada - October 19, 2010 - Earlier this year, Constable Adam Josephs threatened to arrest a young woman for blowing bubbles in his direction during the G20 protest in Toronto.

Now he is threatening to sue YouTube for "ridicule" over a series of cartoon videos that have been posted mocking his overly aggressive demeanor.

Free thinking is now a mental illness

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 11/03/2010 - 21:13

October 14, 2010 - Is nonconformity and freethinking a mental illness?  According to the newest addition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), it certainly is. The manual identifies a new mental illness called “oppositional defiant disorder” or ODD. Defined as an “ongoing pattern of disobedient, hostile and defiant behavior,” symptoms include questioning authority, negativity, defiance, argumentativeness, and being easily annoyed.

Egyptian mummies prove cancer is man-made

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 11/03/2010 - 21:11

LONDON, England - October 15, 2010 - Cancer is the bane of the modern world. It kills millions of people annually. Yet there is almost no trace of the insidious killer among the remains of ancient peoples.

This incredible epiphany rocked researchers on their heels. Ancient people simply didn't die from any cancer-related diseases.

Breeding a Generation of Sociopaths

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 10/27/2010 - 20:00

Our Republic, the united States of America, was founded on a system of principles in which all Rights and Laws come from God, and established against a background of moral standards by which individual citizens could measure their behavior as well as the actions of others.

This social paradigm, based on a scripturally defined system of moral standards, was designed to perpetuate a society in which truth, justice and morality flourished. Our Founding Fathers considered that our country would only survive if it was populated by a just and moral people; any other situation would spell the death knell of our Republic.

Entrepreneur outwits EU light bulb ban

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 10/27/2010 - 19:49

BERLIN, Germany - October 15, 2010 - A German entrepreneur is bypassing a European Union ban on light bulbs of more than 60 watts by marketing his own brand as mini heaters.

Siegfried Rotthaeuser and his brother-in-law have come up with a legal way of importing and distributing 75 and 100 watt light bulbs - by producing them in China, importing them as "small heating devices" and selling them as "heatballs."

County decriminalizes heroin, meth, cocaine and shoplifting

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 10/27/2010 - 19:47

PORTLAND, Oregon - October 11, 2010 - It's crunch-time for many municipalities across the United States, but for one county in Oregon, that means a little more than in most.

The district attorney in Multnomah County, the state's most populous area with over 710,000 residents, announced recently that it can no longer prosecute dozens of crimes thanks to an ever-shrinking budget.

Scientist declares alien signal sent from extrasolar planet

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 10/27/2010 - 19:45

SYDNEY, Australia - October 11, 2010 - Ragbir Bhathal, an astrophysicist at the University of Western Sydney, claims the light pulses he detected in December 2008 are from the region of space where the extrasolar planet Gliese 581g orbits a red dwarf star.

Recently, Gliese 581g was declared 100% certain to have life. Now the question has been raised, is it intelligent life?

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