Archive for February 21st, 2011

An alarming South Asia powder keg

Monday, February 21st, 2011

By Juan C. Zarate WashingtonPost.com In 1914, a terrorist assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo – unleashing geopolitical forces and World War I. Today, while the United States rightly worries about al-Qaeda targeting the homeland, the most dangerous threat may be another terrorist flash point on the horizon. Lashkar-i-Taiba holds the match that could... »

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A Future Where Police Bees Conduct Genetic Surveillance Of Your Garden?

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Darlene Storm ComputerWorld.com Other than a few obvious illegal narcotic plants, it hadn’t occurred to me that the genetics of what is growing in a person’s garden could become a police matter. Even more intriguing/trippy was the possibility of the police using bees for surveillance and for forensically identifying the pollen that the bees... »

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The Return Of COICA; Because Censorship Is Cool Again

Monday, February 21st, 2011

by Mike Masnick TechDirt.com from the it’s-baaaack dept As expected, Congress is holding hearings as it prepares to reintroduce COICA, a horribly written piece of legislation that effectively gives the US government more powers to censor websites (even beyond the Homeland Security domain seizures) by forcing companies to block the site, turn off hosting... »

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How The U.S. Government Forged A Surveillance Society

Monday, February 21st, 2011

RightSideNews.com On September 12, 2001, President George W. Bush invited members of Congress and the media for a meeting in the cabinet room of the White House. The mood was understandably anxious, somber: The World Trade Center lay in rubble, the Pentagon had a hole gouged into it and shock and awe had settled... »

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Weapons For Crowd Control Developed In Case YOU Get Out Of Control

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Army wants rapid-fire rubber bullets for crowd control by David Hambling NewScientist.com THE US army is planning to field “rubber bullets” for machine guns. Military officials claim the ammunition will allow them to more effectively quell violent protests without loss of life, but human rights campaigners are alarmed by the new weapon. The final... »

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It’s really time now to eat what we grow and grow what

Monday, February 21st, 2011

JamaicaObserver.com IN January, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation announced that its food price index for December hit an all-time high, and the World Bank’s food price index increased by 15 per cent between October 2010 and January 2011. The prices of many commodities have surged exponentially to above the peak reached in... »

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Earthquake Shakes Up Suez Canal as Iran Warships Approach

Monday, February 21st, 2011

by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu IsrealNationalNews.com 02/21/11 An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shook up residents at the entrance to the Suez Canal early Monday morning, 48 hours before two Iranian ships, a frigate and a supply vessel, are expected to enter the canal. The National Institute for Astronomical and Geophysical Research reported... »

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Rash of Arkansas Earthquakes Occur Near Tip of Western KY

Monday, February 21st, 2011

by Luke Short ISurfHopkins.com HOPKINS COUNTY, KY—In an Arkansas town around 300 miles from the tip of Western Kentucky, a rash of approximately 50 or more earthquakes have occurred since last Sunday, February 13th, with one measuring in at a whopping 4.1 on the Richter scale. As members of the Arkansas Geological Survey have... »

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Mount Bulusan Erupts: Major Volcano Eruption In Philippines

Monday, February 21st, 2011

HuffingtonPost.com Philippines volcano Mount Bulusan erupted on Monday morning at 9:15 a.m. local time, per the ABS-CBN News Channel. Ash and steam from the explosion reached as high as 2 kilometers, according to the report. The Philippine Daily Inquirer posted this photo of the Mount Bulusan eruption to Posterous. Journalist Harold Geronimo of Manila,... »

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Is Germany’s super-volcano awakening? We think so…

Monday, February 21st, 2011

The Extinction Protocol.com KOBLENZ, Germany- The Extinction Protocol – The scene of Germany’s famous Laacher See lake looks picturesque and serene but underneath the calm surface of the waters lies a potential killer that could devastate a good portion of Europe. The last time the Laacher See super-volcano erupted 12,000 years ago, it deposited... »

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