You'd have to live in a cave to not have heard about the health benefits of olive oil. It's a monounsaturated fat that is a major component of the Mediterranean diet and is believed to be a factor why people in that area of the world are some of
Scott Horton (Talk Show Host; Anti-War Activist) on America's wars around the globe - Kyrel Zantonavitch (Libertarian; Objectivist; Writer) on his new book, Pure Liberal Fire - Jacob Hornberger (founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundati
Doug Wead promoted, hook, line and sinker, the Netanyahu message. Bizarrely, he even compared Iran to the mass killers Idi Amin and Pol Pot, and found Iran failing in comparison to them. Now, that's how you sling propaganda.
Mark Faber says the biotech sector, as well as social media and chip stocks, are due for a plunge. He also thinks investors will lose confidence in central banks.
Our civilization--and presumably any civilization with a technological capacity at least as advanced as ours--runs on energy and raw materials.
We all know and love the moon.
If American astronauts hitching a ride from the Russians to the International Space Station didn't ruffle enough feathers, there's growing concern about a proposal to use Moscow's satellites to transmit America's 911 emergency calls.
Wreckamovie is a collaborative film production platform to allow individuals to set up a film production and find a community to collaborate with, or find others' interesting film productions and become a collaborator in a worknet. Its aim is to make
Chicago's mayor is in the fight of his political life.
But there are wearables that can. Thync, a brain-shocking wearable, has been heralded as the first mood-altering device on the market. Through gentle shocks, you can use Thync to give yourself energy or calm yourself down, and the team is working on
"We used to view docodons as a relatively homogeneous group," said Zhe-Xi Luo, a paleontologist at the University of Chicago and an author of both papers. "Now we've found a tree climber with specialized teeth and a super digger that was clea
Companies like to pile on Defense Distributed, like we don't all know how this story ends. The most recent is a company called Mark Forged in Cambridge that sells a carbon fiber 3D printer called the Mark One...I will pay $15,000 to the first person
Just when you'd gotten the hang of LGBTQ, they go and triple the number of categories. Wesleyan University is now offering a "safe space" (formerly known as a "dorm") for students of the LGBTTQQFAGPBDSM persuasions, or, for those who need t
According to witnesses, the attacker repeatedly shouted "No drills for war". He was apparently referring to the ongoing large-size South Korea-US military exercise, which happens every year this time.
Many of the farmers are distributing the food via private contracts like herd shares and leasing arrangements, which fall outside the regulatory system of state and local retail licenses and inspections that govern public food qsales. In response,
Israeli security services are likely they're angered because he followed Syrian rebels to a meeting inside Israeli-occupied territory. with IDF forces who've previously been shown to receive logistical and intelligence support
China's Ambassador to Belgium said the "nature and root cause" of the Ukrainian conflict is "the West," and that "The West should abandon the zero-sum mentality, and take the real security concerns of Russia into consideration."
Bryan Singer is tackling an adaptation of The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, based on the classic sci-fi book by Robert A. Heinlein. Twentieth Century Fox recently picked up the movie rights.
[Obama] did allow his Justice Department to investigate the C.I.A.'s destruction of videotapes of torture sessions and those who may have gone beyond the torture techniques authorized by President George W. Bush. But
Sony unveiled a new, much-enhanced prototype of its Project Morpheus virtual reality hardware for PlayStation 4 at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, saying that it intended to release the peripheral in the first half of 2016
Blame the media
Bill Gross: Too Much Debt, Too Many Zombie Corporations, Low Interest Rates Destroy Pension System
Ukraine Hikes Rate to 30%, Requires Corporations to Sell 75% of Foreign Currency Earnings; Miners Not Paid For 3 Months
Archaeology aims to answer our questions about the past and, with any luck, give us some perspective on our present and future.
When I arrived to Bangkok the other day, coming down the motorway from the airport I saw a huge billboard - and it floored me. It means that China is literally advertising its currency, and it's making sure that everyone landing...
There's something weird and cruel about the fact that diesel engines are – for the most part – for the affluent-only. You'd think it'd be the reverse. And it is … in Europe.
FacebookTwitter Share With all the Cheers and Jeers of C-PAC 2015 fading into Yesterday's News, let us carpe the diem to add to the growing list of oxymoronic fantasies in desperate need of extinction, a term heard ear
From lakes that actually explode to a twin planet that crashed into Earth once upon a time, we count 15 facts about the little blue planet we like to call home
Saddle Mountain Aquaponics
A group of researchers only needed $104 and 8 hours of Amazon's cloud computing power to hack the NSA's website.
Has a crime been committed?
Expedition of archaeologists accompanied by ex-SAS survival experts makes stunning discovery of fabled "White City" where locals may have once worshipped a monkey god
The nuclear fraternity worldwide should have celebrated after the Fukushima drama. The world watched the entire saga, second by second…and what was the outcome? Answer: total people killed by radiation, zero. Total injured, zero. Total privat
There is no question but that the populations of most European countries will decline in the next generation, and in the cases of Germany and Russia, the decline will be dramatic. In fact, the entire global population explosion is ending. In virtuall
Chad Hudspeth (Endless Food Systems - Aquaponics) will be the featured speaker. Come hear Chad talk about feeding the world, 'teaching people to fish', and having a global impact on hunger. We will also be promoting the Bitcoin Summit (BitcoinSummit.
That's where he used to work, before he was falsely tarred a child rapist because Covington cop Joanne Rigney, at the behest of social worker Alison Campbell, decided to destroy him.
In a blunt opening statement at the nation's biggest terrorism trial in nearly 20 years, Tsarnaev's own lawyer flatly told a jury that the 21-year-old former college student committed the crime. "It WAS him," said defense attorney Judy Clarke, one
'I will not stop here,' he added to FOX 5. 'You cannot silence a voice that deserves to be heard. And I will continue to make as many accounts as possible.' Pearson made a number of media appearances over the weekend to draw attention to his pligh
The reform bill didn't ask for much: just a conviction to go with every seizure. But that was still too much for Mead, who still carries inside him the beating heart of a long-term prosecutor. To him, these means are perfectly acceptable
An ex-jailer from the Santa Clara county jail says at the behest of police and prosecutors he "routinely" planted jailhouse informants in cells with inmates awaiting trial in order to actively extract information that could be used against them.
Remember the Maryland parents who let their kids walk home from a park alone and had to deal with police and child protective services? They heard from the state. The couple was found responsible for "unsubstantiated" child neglect.
New allegations have surfaced involving the alleged black site at Homan Square.
National Army Lost Over 15,000 Troops From Feb-Nov 2014
HYPERLOOP TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGIES, the company that wants to move the revolutionary transit system out of Elon Musk's brain into the real world, plans to start construction on an actual hyperloop next year.
Is the Chicago pension system so messed up and union work rules so entrenched the only way to change either of them is bankruptcy? I think so.
History is being made. A unique phenomenon is in play that few outside the business media are reporting.