Archive for September, 2013

Lesbian Kiss Leads to Arrest At Public Rally
By September 30, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Lesbian Kiss Leads to Arrest At Public Rally

A same-sex kiss started as an act of counter-protest near an Evangelical Christian rally in São Sebastião, Brazil. But the arrest of the couple kissing has stirred up a long-standing debate in Brazil over the influence of the Catholic Church over politics in the nation. Public Radio International, reports that two women attended a “gospel […]

‘You’ll Scare Away White Customers’ – NYC Bakery Fined $25,000 for Refusing to Hire African American
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‘You’ll Scare Away White Customers’ – NYC Bakery Fined $25,000 for Refusing to Hire African American

“I can’t hire you because you’re black.” That’s what Jamilah DaCosta, 25, claims she was told when she applied for a job as a “counter girl” as the Framboise Patisserie, a French bakery, in Middle Village, Queens. While the pastries get great reviews, the discriminatory hiring practices of the owners have gotten fined. Co-owner Patty Meimetea […]

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Dallas Police Ordering ‘Urban Tanks’ Designed to Resist Mine Explosions… What Are They Expecting?
By September 29, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Dallas Police Ordering ‘Urban Tanks’ Designed to Resist Mine Explosions… What Are They Expecting?

Dallas County Sheriff’s Department Spokeswoman Carmen Castro said that the MaxxPro Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle “light armored” will be “an efficient way to ensure that deputies are prepared if and when a dangerous situation arises.” That’s right, just like the Department of Homeland Security did earlier this year, the Dallas County Sheriffs Department has now […]

Harvard Creates ‘Half Man, Half Machine’ Cyborg Flesh
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Harvard Creates ‘Half Man, Half Machine’ Cyborg Flesh

It sounds straight out of a science fiction movie. Harvard has recently announced that they have created a synthetic “cyborg” flesh that is half man and half machine. The results are published in Nature Materials, and gained initial attention from their mention in the Harvard Gazette. The report details how researchers embedded electrical nanowires into the laboratory-grown […]

BLACKOUT: Why Haven’t You Heard of the GridEx2 Power Grid Failure Drill?
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BLACKOUT: Why Haven’t You Heard of the GridEx2 Power Grid Failure Drill?

The proverbial Achilles Heel of not only the power of Western nations, corporate influence and profits, but also of the entire Modern, technologically-advanced world is the security of the power grid. Most in so-called “First World” nations seem to take the power grid for granted. A strong wind blows, hard rains pour and the lights […]