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Roko’s Basilisk: Terrifying Thought or Toothless Meme?

Roko’s Basilisk: Terrifying Thought or Toothless Meme?

Is Roko’s basilisk a terrifying thought or a toothless meme for nerds and techies? What if an artificial intelligence of tomorrow could affect people who are not working towards its emergence today? That is the question that has technology theorists biting their nails and opening their wallets. What does it mean for the rest of […]

Ohio Village May Deny Veteran His Therapeutic Ducks

Ohio Village May Deny Veteran His Therapeutic Ducks

An Ohio village may deny a veteran his therapeutic ducks. Iraq war veteran Darin Walker began keeping the ducks in March to deal with his back injury, depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He says the ducks give him a reason to get up, go outside and keep moving each day, Walker has 14 ducks […]

Obama Salutes AIDS Researchers Who Died on Malaysian Flight

Obama Salutes AIDS Researchers Who Died on Malaysian Flight

Shortly before noon on July 18, President Obama gave a brief speech regarding the tragic crash of Malaysian flight MH17 and the situation in Gaza between Israel and Palestine. Before he ended, he paid a tribute to the 100 AIDS and HIV experts that were on their way to a conference in Melbourne, Australia. Obama […]

Border Crisis: Complete Medical Breakdown

Border Crisis: Complete Medical Breakdown

A medical breakdown at the border is the latest crisis facing immigrant children. Over the past year tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America have flooded the U.S. Border seeking refugee status. The Border Control Processing Centers are overwhelmed as they try to screen the children before giving them over to the Department […]

Marijuana Abuse May Increase Depression and Anxiety Says Study

Marijuana Abuse May Increase Depression and Anxiety Says Study

A new study reveals that marijuana abuse has a similar effect on dopamine response as other drugs and may increase depression and anxiety as a result. With the legalizing of recreational marijuana in some states and the medical use in many more, scientists are rushing to discover the long term effects of marijuana use. The […]

GOP Rep: Talk ‘Down to a Woman’s Level’ as Women Do Not Understand Money

GOP Rep: Talk ‘Down to a Woman’s Level’ as Women Do Not Understand Money

Republican men have been advised to bring policy “down to a woman’s level” because women do not really understand complicated things like pie charts or money. On Friday, July 11, a group of Republican women, mostly members of the RSC, the Republican Study Committee, met to discuss how the GOP can entice the support of more […]

July Supermoon Is the First of a Spectacular Summer

July Supermoon Is the First of a Spectacular Summer

The July supermoon is the first of a spectacular summer. Already being dubbed the summer of super moons, the 2014 night sky is set to provide a great show for those who look up. A supermoon may appear to be 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than an average full moon. Each month of […]

Are Robobees the Answer to Disappearing Honeybees?

Are Robobees the Answer to Disappearing Honeybees?

Are robobees the answer to disappearing honeybees? Tiny mechanical creatures with complex algorithms that allow them to triangulate flowering plants may soon populate farms and meadows. In the fields across the world the wild bees are disappearing. The likely culprit is the heavy use of pesticides; but what are people to do without bees to […]

Google Glass Now With Thought Control: Tech Revolution or End of Privacy?

Google Glass Now With Thought Control: Tech Revolution or End of Privacy?

It was revealed today that Google Glass can now be equipped with a peripheral piece that, once attached to the user’s forehead, can control the device with the power of thought alone. As Google Glass technology grows in sophistication and user application, more and more people are questioning the ethical liabilities of the evolving technology. […]

Elephant Weeps When Freed From Captivity

Elephant Weeps When Freed From Captivity

An elephant wept copious tears when feed from captivity last week. Raju the elephant was kept in cruel chains and beaten as he was used as a tool for his owner’s begging in the Uttar Pradesh region of India. Shackles around his feet had spikes that dug into his flesh, leaving permanent wounds, to prevent him […]

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