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Britain Wants Someone to Live on This Idyllic Island and Care for its Seal Pups

It's a dream for animal-lovers<p>Ever felt the urge to up sticks and experience another beautiful part of the country? This could be the perfect career change for you.<p>The National Trust is looking for someone to work as a ranger on The Farne Islands, one of Britain's oldest nature reserves located …

Physicists Have Found a Metal That Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Defying one of the most fundamental laws of conductors.<p>Researchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting heat - an …

Scientists have finally figured out what caused the largest volcanic eruption in human history

Now, scientists may have worked out what triggers them to blow in a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports.<p>The Toba eruption was the largest volcanic eruption witnessed in history, which covered 2,800 cubic kilometers of the surrounding area in volcanic ash, causing enormous amounts …

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

21 Dogs Who Are Not Only Good, They're Great

The road to being a good boy is long and arduous.

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This man wants to know whether he has any legal recourse after supporting his girlfriend for three years.<p>4:52 p.m. Today4:52 p.m. July 13, …

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WWII & 5 Great American Military Victories

The invasion of Normandy and The Battle of Midway in WWII are among the greatest US Military victories of all time

The Latest: Judge formally sentences Dylann Roof to death

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the formal sentencing of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof to death (all times local):<p>2:50 p.m.<p>A judge has …

Armed neo-Nazi march in Montana postponed - over lack of permit

JTA - An armed march by neo-Nazis intended to harass the Jewish community of Whitefish, Montana has been postponed after the white supremacist …

Rights & Freedoms

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This man wants to know how they should split their assets.<p>11:15 a.m. Today11:15 a.m. June 30, 2018<p>This man says he tried to find the son he fathered …

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Why Is Obama Expanding Surveillance Powers Right Before He Leaves Office?

It could be to prevent Trump from extending them even more.<p>On Thursday, the Obama administration finalized new rules that allow the National Security Agency to share information it gleans from its vast international surveillance apparatus with the 16 other agencies that make up the U.S. …

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The NSA can now share unfiltered surveillance data with other intelligence agencies

Barely a week before he leaves office, U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration has authorized controversial new legislation that grants America’s 16 intelligence organizations access to raw communications data from the NSA’s surveillance efforts.<p>The New York Times reported that on January 3 …

Surveillance

Trump's plan to shake-up the intelligence community is a serious threat to American security

America's spies spend their days monitoring foreign enemies. If they want to see the biggest threat to their own well-being, they may need to look closer to home. The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported on Wednesday that the incoming Donald Trump administration is working on plans to "restructure and pare …

Trump's CIA nominee wants a massive surveillance database of Americans

President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to head the Central Intelligence Agency wants to create a massive surveillance database by resurrecting a U.S. telephone records collection program, but some senators questioned what limits he would accept.CIA nominee Mike Pompeo, currently a Republican …

Security force for Trump’s inauguration contemplates truck attacks, dirty bombs

Braced for protests by 99 groups and a new “global terrorist environment,” security officials plan to take the unprecedented step of ringing the …

U.S. awards millions to local groups fighting militant Islamists, white supremacists

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will receive more than $850,000 in government funds to fight extremist messaging, making it the …

Anti-surveillance apparel hides your face from facial recognition software

Privacy advocates have long feared the risk facial recognition technologies pose to ethical surveillance practices, but soon there might be a high-tech garment solution that can hide your face from being recognized by computers.<p>The Guardian reports Berlin-bound artist and independent researcher …

Artificial Intelligence

Counterterrorism, Cybersecurity, and Homeland Security | Council on Foreign Relations

Lisa O. Monaco joins Dina Temple-Raston to discuss domestic security, counterterrorism, and cybersecurity issues during her tenure as President …

US government sues D-Link over alleged security flaws

The Federal Trade Commission is taking D-Link to court, accusing the company of poor security practices for its routers, web cameras, baby monitors and other products.<p>The lawsuit (PDF), filed in San Francisco's district court, argues that D-Link failed to meet security standards from 2007, leaving …

Judiciary

WikiLeaks proposes tracking verified Twitter users’ homes, families and finances

WikiLeaks wants to start building a list of verified Twitter users that would include highly sensitive and personal information about their families, their finances and their housing situations.<p>“We are thinking of making an online database with all 'verified' twitter accounts & their …

How Edward Snowden Sabotaged the War on Terrorism

<i>The following is excerpted from Edward Jay Epstein’s book,</i> How America Lost Its Secrets: Snowden, the Man and the Theft<i>, to be published this week by</i> …

Arrest made in obscene Trump ‘hate crimes’… here’s who burned that black church

Arrest made in obscene Trump ‘hate crimes’… here’s who burned that black church<p>December 23, 2016 by Stacey Dash<p>You heard about Donald Trump-inspired …

Anti-Semitic group plans armed march in small Montana town

Neo-Nazis escalate their harassment campaign against Jews in the hometown of a white supremacist leader’s mother.<p>The Daily Stormer, a popular …

White supremacist Christmas! Right-wing media spent the holiday snuggling up to overt racism

Fox News and Breitbart spent the holiday weekend sliding outrageous white supremacist ideas into the mainstream<p>One of the biggest reasons to worry about Donald Trump's presidency, beyond all the terrible policies likely to be enacted, is the fear that it will embolden overt racists, and help …

Google Fights Holocaust Deniers With Search Algorithm Change

A white supremacist site is no longer the top search result when people Google "did the Holocaust happen?"<p>Earlier this month, Google came under fire after <i>Fortune</i> reported that the top search result for the question "did the Holocaust happen?" was a neo-Nazi site claiming that the atrocity that …

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Here’s a robotic hand that handles objects as delicately as a human

Researchers at Cornell University say the technology could help restore sensation to amputees.<p>Scientists at Cornell University’s Organic Robotics Lab have developed a robotic hand that has a level of sensitivity that approaches a human’s — it’s sensitive enough to detect the shape, softness and …

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Puppy given Naloxone after eating heroin

Loading...<p><b>DAYTON, Ohio</b> - An Ohio couple is facing charges after their dog accidentally ingested heroin and had to be given Naloxone to survive.<p>When a …

21 puppy-mill rescue dogs see vet

PHOENIX - Almost two dozen dogs rescued from Midwest puppy mills are recovering at the Arizona Animal Welfare League Thursday.<p>A vet inspected all 21 …