30. 06. 2011
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Fukushima children test positive for internal radiation exposure

Fukushima children test positive for internal radiation exposure

Trace amounts of radioactive substances have been found in urine samples taken from children from Fukushima city, raising concerns that residents have been exposed internally to radiation from the stricken nuclear power plant...

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Obama Counterterrorism Plan Focuses on Threat ‘From Within’

Obama Counterterrorism Plan Focuses on Threat ‘From Within’

Zarate, now a senior adviser with the Center for Strategic & International Studies, a policy institute in Washington, said the greater emphasis on countering the threat of homegrown terrorists may be useful. He...

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30. 06. 2011
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Army tests ‘microgrids’

Army tests ‘microgrids’

The Army plans to install microgrids in Afghanistan as part of its mission to reduce its energy-related vulnerability in the field. A three-month experiment will deploy a system designed to use fuel more...

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30. 06. 2011
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Bacteria From Dutch Poultry Linked to Superbugs in People

Bacteria From Dutch Poultry Linked to Superbugs in People

Bacteria on raw poultry meat in the Netherlands may be a source of superbugs in people, according to a study that suggests the use of antibiotics in food animals is causing life-saving drugs...

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29. 06. 2011
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Los Alamos: scientists are called in to check for radiation

Los Alamos: scientists are called in to check for radiation

In case the fire was to close in, firefighters were ready to use foam to ensure that nothing would be released into the environment, he said. He told CNN: ‘We feel very comfortable...

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29. 06. 2011
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France air-dropped weapons to Libyan rebels

France air-dropped weapons to Libyan rebels

Light arms and ammunition were sent to Berber tribal fighters in the Nafusa mountains in early June, it said. Earlier, a report in Le Figaro newspaper said the arms included rocket launchers and...

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29. 06. 2011
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U.S. cost of war at least $3.7 trillion

U.S. cost of war at least $3.7 trillion

Staggering as it is, that figure grossly underestimates the total cost of wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan [Libya + Yemen] to the U.S. Treasury and ignores more imposing costs yet to come,...

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28. 06. 2011
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New San Francisco bridge built in China to be shipped to US

New San Francisco bridge built in China to be shipped to US

Next month, four enormous steel skeletons, the last of the 12 segments of the bridge, will be shipped 6,500 miles from Shanghai to San Francisco before being assembled on site. The bridge, which...

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28. 06. 2011
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Google report reveals British government web snooping

Google report reveals British government web snooping

The dominant search engine’s Transparency Report shows that in the six months to last December, British intelligence agencies, police and other government bodies asked it to hand over data 1,162 times. In raw...

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27. 06. 2011
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NATO PSYOPS for Gadhafi forces transmitted by USAF EC-130J June 25. 2011

NATO PSYOPS for Gadhafi forces transmitted by USAF EC-130J June 25. 2011

NATO PSYOPS for Gadhafi forces transmitted by USAF EC-130J June 25. 2011 (mp3) NATO with a message for Libyan army / Gadhafi forces! USAF Command Solo EC-130J #01-1935 as STEEL 74 with PSYOPS...

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27. 06. 2011
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Fire Threatens Los Alamos, Supercomputing Lab

Fire Threatens Los Alamos, Supercomputing Lab

As of Monday afternoon, the voluntary evacuation of Los Alamos had been changed to mandatory, and the lab reported that the fire had reached its property. “A one-acre spot fire was reported in...

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27. 06. 2011
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‘Super WiFi’ white space trials begin in Cambridge

‘Super WiFi’ white space trials begin in Cambridge

The tests will use ‘white spaces’ in the radio spectrum. These areas that are not required for TV broadcasts, The Cambridge trial is similar to a white space trial in the remote Isle...

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27. 06. 2011
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‘Robots can save America’, says Obama

‘Robots can save America’, says Obama

President Obama has announced an ambitious plan to revitalise the economic health of the USA by deploying a mighty nationwide task force of robots. In a speech delivered on Friday launching the National...

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Lab-Grown Blood Vessels Used in Patients

Lab-Grown Blood Vessels Used in Patients

Blood vessels grown in a laboratory were safely implanted in three kidney disease patients, enabling them to have regular dialysis without relying on traditional shunts that caused complications and failed, researchers said. The...

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26. 06. 2011
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CIA Report: United States Account Balance – Negative $561 Billion

CIA Report: United States Account Balance – Negative $561 Billion

Phantom Report: Thanks to Kevin Hayden >> Truth is Treason   Source: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) The Central Intelligence Agency often reports interesting tidbits in their online publication, The World Factbook.  A reader...

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26. 06. 2011
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Flood berm bursts at Nebraska nuclear plant

Flood berm bursts at Nebraska nuclear plant

A water-filled berm protecting a nuclear power plant in Nebraska from rising floodwaters collapsed Sunday, according to a spokesman, who said the plant remains secure. Some sort of machinery came in contact with...

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26. 06. 2011
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Weaker Economies Will Probably Exit The Euro

Weaker Economies Will Probably Exit The Euro

George Soros said at a panel discussion in Vienna today that “We are on the verge of an economic collapse which starts, let’s say, in Greece, but it could easily spread.” He also...

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26. 06. 2011
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Experimental Acoustic Ground Cloak in Air

Experimental Acoustic Ground Cloak in Air

We present the design, fabrication, and performance analysis for a class of two-dimensional acoustic cloaking coatings in air. Our approach takes advantage of transformation acoustics and linear coordinate transformations that result in shells...

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25. 06. 2011
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World Bank wants anti-graft lessons on school curriculum in poor countries

World Bank wants anti-graft lessons on school curriculum in poor countries

Tackling corruption should be put on the curriculum for every school child in the world’s poorest countries, according to the World Bank’s anti-graft chief, Leonard McCarthy. “We want to develop a practical manual...

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25. 06. 2011
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Power shortages force Japanese car firms into weekly shutdowns

Power shortages force Japanese car firms into weekly shutdowns

Japanese car companies will stop working on Thursdays and Fridays next month and transfer shifts to weekends in a move that industry executives hope will relieve the pressure on Japan’s faltering electricity supply....

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25. 06. 2011
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Super spy camera surveillance network to fight crime

Super spy camera surveillance network to fight crime

In the ultimate Big Brother crime-fighting tool, the super network of cameras in public spaces would be used to weed out troublemakers and serious offenders by electronically scouring databases of potentially thousands of...

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25. 06. 2011
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Top U.S. admiral admits we are trying to kill Qaddafi

Top U.S. admiral admits we are trying to kill Qaddafi

The top U.S. admiral involved in the Libya war admitted to a U.S. congressman that NATO forces are trying to kill Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi. The same admiral also said he anticipated the...

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24. 06. 2011
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Nigel Farages tries to make Barroso see sense on the Greek Economy

Nigel Farages tries to make Barroso see sense on the Greek Economy

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24. 06. 2011
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Italy bank shares dive on credit rating alert

Italy bank shares dive on credit rating alert

Moody’s report, published late on Thursday, put 16 Italian banks and two government institutions on review for a possible mark-down. Shares in the country’s biggest bank, Unicredit, lost more than 8%. Intesa Sanpaolo,...

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24. 06. 2011
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Nevada passes law giving self-driving cars the OK

Nevada passes law giving self-driving cars the OK

Assembly Bill No. 511 permits the Nevada Department of Transportation to create rules and regulations for using self-driving cars like the ones Google is working on. The law requires the Nevada DOT to...

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24. 06. 2011
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Gen. David H. Petraeus suggests interrogation policy for emergencies

Gen. David H. Petraeus suggests interrogation policy for emergencies

Gen. David H. Petraeus, President Obama’s choice to be the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency, told senators Thursday that the U.S. should consider a policy for using special interrogation techniques when...

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24. 06. 2011
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China opens string of spy schools

China opens string of spy schools

The new schools aim to transform and modernise the Chinese intelligence services, producing spies who are trained in the latest methods of data collection and analysis. Each school will recruit around 30 to...

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23. 06. 2011
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Hackers break into Arizona police computers

Hackers break into Arizona police computers

Computer hackers who previously broke into a U.S. Senate server and brought down the CIA web site struck an Arizona police web site on Thursday, releasing dozens of internal documents over the Internet....

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23. 06. 2011
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Billion-dollar pledges for Central America security

Billion-dollar pledges for Central America security

The World Bank unveiled Wednesday a billion-dollar bid to support security measures in Central America, as the United States and Inter-American Development Bank upped their funding in the region as well. The new...

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23. 06. 2011
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Three High-Ranking Russian Nuclear Scientists Died In Tuesday’s Tupolev Crash

Three High-Ranking Russian Nuclear Scientists Died In Tuesday’s Tupolev Crash

The three men credited with bringing Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant from design to production died in a Russian plane crash Tuesday. The Israeli tabloid Debka reports that the three men were among...

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23. 06. 2011
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Classified Pentagon report upholds Thomas Drake’s complaints about NSA

Classified Pentagon report upholds Thomas Drake’s complaints about NSA

The Defense Department’s internal watchdog upheld the complaints of a National Security Agency official early in the George W. Bush administration who said the agency was misspending millions of dollars on a technically...

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23. 06. 2011
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White House announces plan to tap oil reserve

White House announces plan to tap oil reserve

The Obama administration announced Thursday that it planned to release 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, as part of a coordinated international effort to drive down high crude prices...

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23. 06. 2011
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U.S. Must Help Asean Countries Build South China Sea Defenses

U.S. Must Help Asean Countries Build South China Sea Defenses

The U.S. must help Southeast Asian countries build up naval defenses to counter “aggressive” Chinese actions in the South China Sea, Senator John McCain said in a speech. The U.S. should aid the...

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23. 06. 2011
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Building a human on a chip, organ by organ

Building a human on a chip, organ by organ

The brain is just the latest internal organ to be replicated in miniature form. From beating hearts to breathing lungs, livers to fallopian tubes, the list is continually growing. Now Williams and others...

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23. 06. 2011
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Radioactive dust from Fukushima plant hit N. America soon after meltdown

Radioactive dust from Fukushima plant hit N. America soon after meltdown

Radioactive materials spewed out from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant reached North America soon after the meltdown and were carried all the way to Europe, according to a simulation by...

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22. 06. 2011
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Montauk Project

Montauk Project

Montauk, N.Y. — like Area 51, written about in Annie Jacobsen’s new book — has been the center of an otherworldly conspiracy theory for decades. Believers say that people were kidnapped at a...

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22. 06. 2011
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At New NYC Hotel, a Robot Handles the Luggage

At New NYC Hotel, a Robot Handles the Luggage

It’s the first of several high-tech, sleek amenities guests encounter at the Yotel, a new hotel that aims to provide a trendy stay at an affordable price. Purple lighting, throbbing music in the...

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22. 06. 2011
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U.S. federal debt to hit 70 percent of GDP

U.S. federal debt to hit 70 percent of GDP

The budget outlook in the United States is “daunting” and the federal debt will reach about 70 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), the highest level since World War II, according to a...

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22. 06. 2011
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Bahrain military court jails activists for life

Bahrain military court jails activists for life

A Bahrain military court sentenced eight opposition leaders to life imprisonment in the latest judicial blow against the island’s pro-democracy movement, threatening to intensify protests ahead of next week’s national dialogue. The conviction...

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22. 06. 2011
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The U.S. Post Office Just Stopped Putting Money Into Its Pension Fund

The U.S. Post Office Just Stopped Putting Money Into Its Pension Fund

Faced with insolvency, the U.S. Post Office said Wednesday it will suspend this years remaining $800 million contribution to its Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). According to Bloomberg, the USPS is holding off...

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21. 06. 2011
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Iceland’s President Warns Alaska On Economic Collapse

Iceland’s President Warns Alaska On Economic Collapse

When towering financial institutions fail, an economy that can fall back on fish, energy, clean water and the human need for wild places will survive. That’s what Iceland learned in the wake of...

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21. 06. 2011
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Pentagon Crosses $1 Trillion Threshold

Pentagon Crosses $1 Trillion Threshold

The Pentagon says it has spent at least $1 trillion prosecuting the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and defending the U.S. homeland, according to newly released Defense Department figures through April 30. Spending...

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21. 06. 2011
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DARPA-Powered Trapit Newsreader

DARPA-Powered Trapit Newsreader

DARPA spinoff Trapit on Tuesday released its next-gen newsreader, which, combining artificial intelligence and personalization, aims to do for news what Pandora has done for Internet radio, >> Mashable reports. Trapit prowls the...

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21. 06. 2011
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Trades reveal China shift from dollar

Trades reveal China shift from dollar

China began diversifying away from the US dollar in earnest in the first four months of this year, most likely by buying far more European government debt than US dollar assets, according to...

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21. 06. 2011
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Britain says can stay in Libya fight as long as needed

Britain says can stay in Libya fight as long as needed

British Prime Minister David Cameron brushed aside doubts on Tuesday over how long Britain could maintain its role in Libya, saying it could stay in the fight for as long as needed. “I’m...

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21. 06. 2011
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Whereabouts of 30 nuclear power plant subcontractors unknown

Whereabouts of 30 nuclear power plant subcontractors unknown

The whereabouts of about 30 subcontractors who helped deal with the crisis at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant is unknown, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said on June...

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21. 06. 2011
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Bank help for Greece ‘is default’

Bank help for Greece ‘is default’

Fitch’s comments come as the Greek government is due to face a vote of confidence, a crucial first step towards gaining another 12bn-euro ($17bn; £10bn) loan from the EU and the IMF. Fitch...

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21. 06. 2011
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US Marine Corps considers smartphones for marines

US Marine Corps considers smartphones for marines

“This is a request for information (RFI) surrounding commercially available or emerging trusted handheld platforms (i.e., smartphones, tablets, etc.)… The purpose of this RFI is for the Marine Corps to learn more about...

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20. 06. 2011
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Raytheon Plans Microwave Warhead to Fry Air Defenses

Raytheon Plans Microwave Warhead to Fry Air Defenses

Imagine a Tomahawk missile tipped with a warhead that can “analyze targets and then tailor a beam of radio frequency or high power microwaves to upset or even electronically destroy systems dependent on...

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Boeing aims to expand in military drones

Boeing aims to expand in military drones

Boeing plans to compete strongly in unmanned military aircraft, the president of the U.S. company’s military aircraft division, Chris Chadwick, told Reuters at the Paris Air Show on Monday. “The barriers to entry...

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U.S. Military To Keep Robotic Edge in Face of $400 Billion Cuts

U.S. Military To Keep Robotic Edge in Face of $400 Billion Cuts

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn said the U.S. will maintain its lead in unmanned robotic technology in the face of a $400 billion reduction in defense spending. “Robotics and unmanned technology...

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20. 06. 2011
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New Vending Machine Dispenses Live Crabs

New Vending Machine Dispenses Live Crabs

  Source: >> Singularity Hub

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20. 06. 2011
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Artificial meat could slice emissions, say scientists

Artificial meat could slice emissions, say scientists

Meat grown artificially in labs will be a greener alternative for consumers who can’t bear to go vegetarian but want to cut the environmental impact of their food, according to new research. The...

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20. 06. 2011
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Two million Fukushima residents to undergo radiation health checks

Two million Fukushima residents to undergo radiation health checks

The health of residents in Fukushima prefecture in northeast Japan will be monitored over the next 30 years in order to ease growing concerns surrounding radiation contamination. The health checks will start at...

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19. 06. 2011
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North Korea Tests ‘Super-EMP’ Nuke

North Korea Tests ‘Super-EMP’ Nuke

Gary Samore, a top Obama administration national security official, warned of new sanctions if North Korea conducted a third round of nuclear tests on Monday, as reports surfaced that North Korea has miniaturized...

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19. 06. 2011
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Cost of metals used in hi-tech devices soars as China limits supplies

Cost of metals used in hi-tech devices soars as China limits supplies

The price of rare earth metals, used in items raging from computer hard drives and wind turbines to plasma televisions and smartphones, has more than doubled to record levels in the past two...

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19. 06. 2011
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Whole cities can be drug tested at once now

Whole cities can be drug tested at once now

Researchers in Norway have come up with ways of testing sewer samples on a continuous basis to uncover patterns of drug use in large populations, including entire cities. Technicians have apparently demonstrated “that...

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Pimco head says EU must change course on Greek aid

Pimco head says EU must change course on Greek aid

“After a year, every indicator has unfortunately worsened, despite the incredible quantity of financial assistance,” Mohammed El-Erian told Italy’s Corriere della Sera daily, “All of this has terrible human consequences and it’s associated...

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19. 06. 2011
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Missing Iraq cash ‘as high as $18bn’

Missing Iraq cash ‘as high as $18bn’

Osama al-Nujaifi, the Iraqi parliament speaker, has told Al Jazeera that the amount of Iraqi money unaccounted for by the US is $18.7bn – three times more than the reported $6.6bn. Just before...

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19. 06. 2011
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Eight million gallons of water drained from reservoir after man urinates in it

Eight million gallons of water drained from reservoir after man urinates in it

The operation is costing the state’s taxpayers $36,000 (£22,000) and was ordered after Joshua Seater, 21, was caught on a security camera relieving himself in the pristine lake. Health experts said the incident...

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19. 06. 2011
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Recharge cell phone while boiling water in a pot

Recharge cell phone while boiling water in a pot

A pot that can use the heat of a campfire to recharge a cell phone as well as boil water went on sale June 13 to offer an emergency backup in times of...

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19. 06. 2011
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TEPCO plans to release radioactive air from Fukushima plant’s No.2 reactor

TEPCO plans to release radioactive air from Fukushima plant’s No.2 reactor

The operator of the troubled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant planned to release slightly radioactive air from the facility’s No.2 reactor building, Kyodo News reported on Sunday. Tokyo Electric Power Co., known...

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17. 06. 2011
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Belarus threatens to shut borders to imports

Belarus threatens to shut borders to imports

Belarus’ authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko says he may shut the ex-Soviet nation’s borders and tighten controls over imports to cope with the financial crisis. Lukashenko said Friday that his government would shut the...

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Scientists test ability to strengthen, suppress memories

Scientists test ability to strengthen, suppress memories

Scientists are coming closer to being able to turn memories on and off with the flip of a switch. A team led by Theodore Berger, a professor of biomedical engineering at USC, has...

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17. 06. 2011
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IMF cuts U.S. growth forecast, warns of crisis

IMF cuts U.S. growth forecast, warns of crisis

The International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for U.S. economic growth on Friday and warned Washington and debt-ridden European countries that they are “playing with fire” unless they take immediate steps to reduce...

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ARCHETYPE

ARCHETYPE

  >> Archetype the Movie Phantom Report: Related: DARPA test finds running electrical currents through scalp improves video game skills and The Army’s Bold Plan to Turn Soldiers Into Telepaths

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Spies can send messages hidden in a Google search

Spies can send messages hidden in a Google search

THE peculiar list of search options that Google suggests as you type in a query could be hijacked to let people communicate secretly. So says Wojciech Mazurczyk at the Warsaw University of Technology...

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17. 06. 2011
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Pentagon’s virtual firing range

Pentagon’s virtual firing range

The US defence agency that invented the forerunner to the internet is working on a “virtual firing range” intended as a replica of the real internet so scientists can mimic international cyberwars to...

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16. 06. 2011
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Routine use of vital antibiotics on farms threatens human health

Routine use of vital antibiotics on farms threatens human health

The use of modern antibiotics on British farms has risen dramatically in the past decade, fueling the development of resistant organisms and weakening the power of human medicine to cure disease. Three classes...

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16. 06. 2011
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Major Internet service providers cooperating with NSA on monitoring traffic

Major Internet service providers cooperating with NSA on monitoring traffic

Three of the nation’s largest Internet service providers are cooperating with a new National Security Agency program to sift through the traffic of major defense contractors with the goal of blocking cyberattacks by...

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NEW SATELLITE PICTURES OF CHINESE GHOST CITIES

NEW SATELLITE PICTURES OF CHINESE GHOST CITIES

China plans to build 20 cities a year for the next 20 years. The unacknowledged problem is finding buyers for those hundreds of millions of new homes. Last year we published images of...

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16. 06. 2011
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Dozens killed in Burma amid clashes over Chinese dams

Dozens killed in Burma amid clashes over Chinese dams

A bloody outbreak of fighting that has ended a 17-year ceasefire between Burmese government forces and a tribal militia was partly caused by the expansion of Chinese hydropower along the Irrawaddy river, conservationists...

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16. 06. 2011
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Facebook users ‘have a higher level of well-being’

Facebook users ‘have a higher level of well-being’

A study of more than 2,000 Americans has concluded that Facebook users are more trusting, more politically engaged and more likely to have strong offline friendships. According to the study by the Pew...

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16. 06. 2011
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Google Voice Search

Google Voice Search

  >> Source Singularity Hub Phantom Report: Dissociate from biometrics coupled with personal computers.

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15. 06. 2011
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Fierce street battles rage in Athens

Fierce street battles rage in Athens

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15. 06. 2011
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Climate change panel in hot water again over ‘biased’ energy report

Climate change panel in hot water again over ‘biased’ energy report

The world’s foremost authority on climate change used a Greenpeace campaigner to help write one of its key reports, which critics say made misleading claims about renewable energy, The Independent has learnt. The...

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15. 06. 2011
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CIA Attacked by Hackers

CIA Attacked by Hackers

The homepage of the Central Intelligence Agency, http://cia.gov/, appeared to have been suffered an attack from a hacker group on Wednesday evening. The CIA site would not load properly and website DownForEveryoneOrJustMe.com confirmed...

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Chicago Expands Surveillance Camera Network

Chicago Expands Surveillance Camera Network

Though Chicago is already home to at least 10,000 private security cameras which, combined, account for the most extensive and integrated camera network in the country, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has agreed to expand...

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Libya Operation Has Cost More than $716 Million, Does Not Require Congressional Authorization

Libya Operation Has Cost More than $716 Million, Does Not Require Congressional Authorization

In a report revealing that the total cost of US intervention in Libya as of June 3 has been $716 million and will reach $1.1 billion by the end of September, the Obama...

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FBI – The Vault: New search tools

FBI – The Vault: New search tools

The Vault includes several new tools and resources for your convenience: Searching for Topics: You can browse or search for specific topics or persons (like Al Capone or Marilyn Monroe) by viewing our...

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15. 06. 2011
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NATO using Twitter to crowdsource Libyan missile strike locations

NATO using Twitter to crowdsource Libyan missile strike locations

Who would have thought that Twitter, a place for so many people to muse about their lunches and rant about their boring lives would actually be used to help triangulate bombing targets in...

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How the net traps us all in our own little bubbles

How the net traps us all in our own little bubbles

Few people noticed the post that appeared on Google’s corporate blog on 4 December 2009. It didn’t beg attention – no sweeping pronouncements, no Silicon Valley hype, just a few paragraphs sandwiched between...

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Humans Spew More Carbon Dioxide than All of Earth’s Volcanoes

Humans Spew More Carbon Dioxide than All of Earth’s Volcanoes

Explosive volcanic eruptions might be attention grabbing, but a new review of research finds that their environmental impact pales in comparison to human activities. According to the research, humans put out the same...

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Gold to Reach $5,000 Due to Supply Shortage:

Gold to Reach $5,000 Due to Supply Shortage:

An exhaustive report by Standard Chartered predicts that gold will more than triple to $5,000 an ounce because of a lack of supply, not just because of a surge in demand that most...

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Belarusian President vows to ‘strike’ protesters

Belarusian President vows to ‘strike’ protesters

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Tuesday he will clamp down hard on anyone caught protesting against an export ban on fuel and certain goods, imposed to protect the country’s floundering economy, the...

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Australia Says Coal Mines May Close Under Carbon Plan

Australia Says Coal Mines May Close Under Carbon Plan

Some coal mines in Australia, the world’s biggest exporter of the fuel, may close under the government’s plan to charge polluters for carbon emissions, Resources and Energy Minister Martin Ferguson said. The government...

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Scientists genetically engineer female ‘Frankenstein’ goats in male bodies to create ‘human’ breast milk

Scientists genetically engineer female ‘Frankenstein’ goats in male bodies to create ‘human’ breast milk

Genetic engineers are deliberately breeding transgender goats to see if their milk is similar to that produced by humans. The goats being created are effectively a female trapped in a male’s body, complete...

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Bahrain: Doctors Seized in Crackdown Say They Were Tortured in Custody

Bahrain: Doctors Seized in Crackdown Say They Were Tortured in Custody

A military court on Monday postponed a hearing in the trial of 20 doctors seized during crackdowns on antigovernment demonstrators after their lawyers complained that they had been tortured in custody. The doctors,...

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CIA chief Panetta warns cyber attack could be ‘next Pearl Harbor’

CIA chief Panetta warns cyber attack could be ‘next Pearl Harbor’

A loosely aligned group of computer hackers calling themselves Lulz Security said they broke into the U.S. Senate’s computer network today. There was no immediate comment by the Senate Sergeant at Arms Office,...

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CIA Plans Yemen Drone Strikes

CIA Plans Yemen Drone Strikes

The Central Intelligence Agency is preparing to launch a secret program to kill al Qaeda militants in Yemen, where months of antigovernment protests, an armed revolt and the attempted assassination of the president...

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13. 06. 2011
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Are You the Key?

Are You the Key?

>>GLOW ANIMATION .

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Study advised US on Libya hacking

Study advised US on Libya hacking

Private computer experts advised U.S. officials on how cyberattacks could damage Libya’s oil and gas infrastructure and rob Moammar Gadhafi’s regime of crucial oil revenue, according to a study obtained by hackers. It...

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Missing Iraq money may have been stolen[$6.6 billion]

Missing Iraq money may have been stolen[$6.6 billion]

After the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in March 2003, the George W. Bush administration flooded the conquered country with so much cash to pay for reconstruction and other projects in the first year...

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Government services ‘could be accessed via Facebook’

Government services ‘could be accessed via Facebook’

The government’s “ID Assurance” scheme, which could be used to access benefits and other state services, is set to include social networks, a Cabinet Office spokesman has confirmed. Sources close to the project,...

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Migrant workers in China attack police

Migrant workers in China attack police

The three days of violence flared in the town Xintang – a centre for garment factories – after reports circulated that a pregnant street vendor had been pushed to the ground by municipal...

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Donors pledge $4.3 billion to provide vaccines

Donors pledge $4.3 billion to provide vaccines

International donors including Britain and billionaire Bill Gates pledged $4.3 billion on Monday to fund vaccination programs to protect children in poor countries against diseases such as diarrhea and pneumonia. The funding would...

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Germany recognizes Libya’s rebel leadership

Germany recognizes Libya’s rebel leadership

The recognition, voiced by Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on a visit to the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, is significant because Germany has been reluctant to be drawn into the Libyan conflict and opted...

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Could prenatal DNA testing open Pandora’s box? [Yes]

Could prenatal DNA testing open Pandora’s box? [Yes]

Imagine being pregnant and taking a simple blood test that lays bare the DNA of your fetus. And suppose that DNA could reveal not only medical conditions like Down syndrome, but also things...

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12. 06. 2011
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Dubai’s financial crisis laid bare as 217 new properties axed

Dubai’s financial crisis laid bare as 217 new properties axed

The revelations came as Dubai laid out plans for a bond issue, in part designed to restore its finances in the wake of the crisis. The bond documents showed that the country’s real...

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12. 06. 2011
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Obama admistration to deploy stealth internet

Obama admistration to deploy stealth internet

The Obama administration is leading a global effort to deploy “shadow” Internet and mobile phone systems that dissidents can use to undermine repressive governments that seek to silence them by censoring or shutting...

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