Like a Swarm of Lethal Bugs: The Most Terrifying Drone Video Yet
An Air Force simulation says researchers are at work on killer robots so tiny that a group of them could blend into a cityscape.
Science writer John Horgan's feature on the many ways drones will be used in coming years is interesting throughout, and terrifying in the passage where he describes an effort to build micro-drones that are, as the U.S. Air Force describes them, "Unobtrusive, pervasive, and lethal."Read more »
Man with Down syndrome suffocated to death in police custody
A Maryland court has ruled that police are responsible for the death of a mentally disabled man. The homicide occurred after the man refused to leave a movie theater, prompting police to pin him down on the ground until he suffocated to death.Read more »
We Have Ghost Estates: China Has Ghost Cities
A $19 billion development in Zhengzhou, packed with blocks of empty apartmentsRead more »
Tardy on Rent in Arkansas? You Could Go to Jail
Under something called the "failure-to-vacate" law, more than 1,200 Arkansas tenants were taken to court last year simply for failing to pay their rent on time. According to a report published last week by Human Rights Watch (HRW) and reported by Salon's Natasha Lennard, Arkansas is the only state in the U.S. that can require a tenant to vacate if they are late to pay rent by just one day. Once they are told to move out, the tenants have 10 days to do so, or face criminal charges.Read more »
Three Strikes May Decrease File Sharing, But If Sales Keep Dropping, Who Cares?Read more »
Proof Of A U.S. Police State
America has fast descended into a police state. The trouble is that we want to believe in the rule of law and the system that alleges to support and enforce it. But when reality collides with illusion, it is too late. No matter how bad things seem, we always think that times will get better and that government will do the right thing.Read more »
US birth rate hits historic low
The result of a recent study just released by the US Centers for Disease Control suggests that the number of births coming out of the United States is at an all-time low.Read more »
101 of the Best Gun Quotes Ever
The following are some of my favorite gun quotes. Some of them show why we need guns. Some show why the Founding Fathers knew we had to have them. Some show why dictators (and idiots in Congress) don’t want you to have any. All of them make me thankful for my Second Amendment rights. If you’re thankful for your Second Amendment rights tweet, stumble, bookmark, and share this list with a friend.Read more »
How To Beat A Traffic Ticket
Whether you see it as government funding, abuse of authority or protecting the driving public, no one likes paying a speeding ticket. Particularly when you’re seriously just over the limit.Read more »
News from China: Workers are allowed 2 minutes to use the restroom.Read more »
LIVE 7 Days a Week!
Mon-Sun: 7pm-10pm Eastern
Enjoy the new site and thanks for submitting your content!