Brad Strasser

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Cheap tubs of water with mosquitos eggs could stop Dengue fever for $1 per person

Australian city of Townsville had 7000 families had mosquito growing kits. The kits cost $13 per person. The kits are tubs with Aedes aegypti …

In 5 years Lab Grown organs could start helping 115,000 in the US waiting for organs

Bioengineered lungs have been grown in a Texas lab and transplanted into adult pigs with no medical complication. This could begin solving the human …

Scientists successfully transplant lab-grown lungs into pigs

Pigs implanted with lab-grown lungs recovered from surgery with no breathing problems.

Cell Biology

Judge Orders Fusion GPS To Reveal Dossier Details In BuzzFeed Lawsuit

8:15 PM 07/26/2018<p>Judge orders Fusion GPS to disclose details of its dossier work.<br>• The opposition firm has avoided deposition in a dossier-related …

Donald Trump

Trump is creating his American caliphate, and democracy has no defence | Nesrine Malik | Opinion | The Guardian

Officials quoting a holy text to justify repressive policies is something we who grew up in the Arab world have seen before<p>If there was a dictator’s playbook, the Donald Trump administration would now be on the “Instrumentalise Religion” chapter. Last week, in what sounded like the launch of a US …

Donald Trump

Census Bureau Has Been Co-Opted by Leftist Ideologues

“Are you an American or not?”<p>It’s a simple question, one that every U.S. census should include, especially when the survey already contains …

After Three Decades Couple Prevails over Union

When David and Shirley Pirlott filed a federal labor complaint against Teamsters Local 75 on Nov. 8, 1989, the day before the Berlin Wall fell, they …

The Economy Is Not An Engine — So Stop Describing It Like One

<b>Economics:</b> When the Fed signaled two more interest rate hikes this year, virtually every story talked about preventing the economy from …

Atlanta Fed: Q2 GDP estimate rises to 4.8% from 4.6%

"The GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the second quarter of 2018 is 4.8 percent on June 14, up from 4.6 …

Supreme Court to Minnesota: First Amendment Rights Don’t End at the Polling Booth

With just two weeks to go until the end of its term, the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky that Minnesota’s ban on …

Democratic Party files lawsuit alleging Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks conspired to disrupt the 2016 campaign

The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the election to Donald Trump.<p>The complaint, filed in federal …

Donald Trump

Pacom Nominee: China Military Islands Now Control South China Sea

China has deployed electronic attack systems and other military facilities on disputed islands in the South China Sea and is now capable of …

Voice assistants can't understand Pittsburghese

Pittsburgh<p>Don't ask Alexa where to "warsh" the car.<p>She's probably going to spit out her catch-all for queries that she can't compute: "Sorry, I …

Language

Scientists just learned what makes Yellowstone's supervolcano tick

We all know about the supervolcano boiling underneath Yellowstone – but, until now, we didn’t know what was fueling the cauldron. This week, …

Volcanoes

Maryland Schools May Tell Children When It’s Time to Log Off

Maryland could become the first state to address parental concerns about computer screen time for children in the classroom.<p>Legislation passed this month would require state education officials to develop optimum health and safety practices for the use of digital devices in schools. Gov. Larry …

Wind farms less harmful to seabirds than first thought

Wind farms are far less harmful to birds that first thought, the biggest ever study has shown, because seabirds actively change their flight path to avoid them.<p>Researchers used radar and video to monitor seabirds flying near the Vattenfall’s Thanet offshore wind farm in the English Channel over a …

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What is relativity? Einstein's mind-bending theory explained

How our ideas about space and time changed forever.<p>When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space and time. Isaac Newton saw space and time as fixed, but in the new picture provided by special relativity …

Physics

Russia’s Real Endgame

This post Russia’s Real Endgame appeared first on Daily Reckoning.Russia’s Putin has never taken his eye off the ball. His ambition is not global …

Geopolitics

How Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ is being rigged, according to one whistleblower

One of the most popular measures of volatility is being manipulated, charges one individual who submitted a letter anonymously to the Securities and …

Stock Markets

No More BFFs? Some Schools Consider Banning ‘Best Friends’

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> Growing up, your best friend is the person who is always there for you and the one you share all your secrets and exploits …

FBI, Hillary scandals could have a ripple effect on Wall Street

Again, if you are investing in US financial markets, keep a close eye on developments regarding the FBI and the Hillary Clinton email investigation. …

Record Number of U.S. Small-Business Owners Say It’s a Good Time to Expand

Optimism among small companies in the U.S. rose more than forecast in January, fueled by a record number of owners who said now was a good time to …

The 10 worst colleges for free speech: 2018 - FIRE

Every year, FIRE chooses the 10 worst colleges for free speech — and unfortunately, 2017 left us with plenty of options: Campuses were rocked by …

In a first, Bermuda just repealed gay marriage

In 2017, Bermuda followed a pattern seen in many nations when their Supreme Court ordered that same-sex marriage be legally recognized across the …

Visit Downtown Stroudsburg

Visit Downtown Stroudsburg. 2.2K likes. We offer information about events going on at local businesses in the downtown Stroudsburg region.

WSJ Columnist: FBI/DOJ Are Trying To Drop A Depth Charge On Trump, House GOP In FISA Memo Fight

While we all sink our teeth into immigration, the fallout from the Democrats’ failed government shutdown, and this <i>New York Times</i> story that Trump …

Impact of Education Savings Accounts Under SB 2

<b>Eligibility:</b> ESAs would be available to students in the attendance boundaries of the bottom 15 percent of low-performing schools, as defined by the …

NFL rejects Super Bowl LII program ad submitted by veterans group

The NFL rejected a one-page ad for the NFL’s Super Bowl program submitted by AMVETS with the message “Please Stand.” The veterans organization called that corporate censorship and said similar ads were accepted by the NHL and NBA for official programs for their all-star games.<p>“The Super Bowl game …

Football (U.S.)

Criminal Justice Reforms Continue to Benefit Pennsylvanians

Pennsylvania’s bipartisan criminal justice efforts are continuing to pay dividends. According to statistics released by the Department of Corrections …

Crime