Peter Lomuria

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China’s Desperate Smog Fix: Pumping the Skies With Liquid Nitrogen

Scientists in China say that pumping extremely cold nitrogen into Beijing’s polluted skies might help combat the excessive smog that blankets the …

Drones of the Future Will Make Own Decisions

Drones will eventually be equipped with stronger chemical weapons and able to make their own decisions, according to a new report from the U.S. …

Bill Gates predicts there will be almost no poor countries by 2035

In their foundation’s just-released annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates attempt to debunk three pervasive myths in development economics:<p>“Poor countries are doomed to stay poor.”<br>• “Foreign aid is a big waste.”<br>• “Saving lives leads to overpopulation.”<p>From the letter’s introduction:<p>We hear these myths …

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Penn State student arrested for constructing 'weapons of mass destruction'

A Russian college student in Pennsylvania was charged with unlawful possession of 'weapons of mass destruction' and risking catastrophe on Friday, according to authorities.<p>Penn State Altoona student Vladislav Miftakhov, 18, was arrested Friday after Altoona police found homemade bombs and …

Here Are The States That Support Nearly Doubling The Minimum Wage

The recent debate over raising the minimum wage has been contentious, with revelations about fast food worker's struggles to survive on their wages striking a chord with many Americans. One of the proposed solutions is a nationwide increase to $15 an hour from the current federal floor of …

Military cuts could increase cost of living for troops, veterans and families

Military groups and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are vowing to fight proposed cuts to the Pentagon budget set to be unveiled next week that could increase the cost of living for American troops, veterans and their families.<p>The military spending plan outlined by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel …

Vast waters hide clues in hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight

The mysteries surrounding the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and the true identities of some of its passengers, are as deep as the southeast Asian waters where multinational search teams are searching for the jet.<p>Navies from two of Malaysia's neighbors were pursuing new leads as …

Confusion Reigns Over Missing Jet's Final Location

This post has been updated.<p>There's no sign yet of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 — the Boeing 777 with 239 people aboard that disappeared early Saturday while on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.<p>At the same time, there is confusion as to where authorities last spotted the jet.<p>The head of …