Mark Youssef

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The EPA has approved the release of weaponized mosquitoes in 20 US states

The US Environmental Protection Agency has given its approval for MosquitoMate, a Kentucky-based biotechnology company, to release its bacteria-infected male mosquitoes in several parts of the United States.<p>The EPA approval was first reported by Nature on Monday (Nov. 6), and confirmed by the …

SHOCK REPORT: Obama Hid 470,000 Documents From Bin Laden Raid To Ensure His Reelection

In a powerful and comprehensive piece in <i>The Weekly Standard</i>, editor Stephen Hayes delineates in detail how the Obama Administration hid almost half a …

National Security

Gemballa GT Concept is an 828-hp widebody Porsche 911 for SEMA

It does 0-62 mph in 2.38 seconds.<p>SEMA is an interesting show, where mad scientists and engineers take cars and trucks and turn them into ungodly, brutal beasts on wheels. Vehicles like the Dodge Demon and Ford Mustang are right at home there. But sometimes we see some more elegant makeovers, like …

Egyptian lawyer says it's a national duty to rape girls who wear revealing clothing like ripped jeans

An Egyptian lawyer has prompted outrage for saying harassing and raping girls who wear revealing clothing such as ripped jeans is a “national …

Sexual Harassment

Pakistani bride kills 17 in botched plot to kill husband

MULTAN, Pakistan – Pakistani police say they have arrested a newly married woman on murder charges after she poisoned her husband’s milk and it inadvertently killed 17 other people.<p>District police chief Sohail Habib Tajak said Wednesday a judge has allowed police to question the woman for two weeks.<p>…

Crime
Communist Party

BMW’s plug-in hybrid 530e iPerformance will get wireless charging

BMW revealed its newest electric vehicle, a plug-in hybrid called the 530e iPerformance. The variant’s options include a forthcoming wireless charging pad, targeting a 2018 release window, which will include a charging pad drivers can install in their garage and drive over to provide a power supply …

Electric Vehicles

This Iraqi sniper picks off ISIS fighters as they hide behind human shields

MOSUL, Iraq — Yousef Ali peered through the scope of his Russian-made Dragunov sniper rifle. Through the small hole in the wall of an abandoned hotel, Ali saw the labyrinth of the Old City's narrow streets stretch before him.<p>Less than 300 yards away, the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, prepared …

College Basketball

Future Airplanes Might Replace Windows With OLED Screens

Say goodbye to your window seat<p>There may be no such thing as a window seat on the airliners of the future. A concept released by the U.K.’s Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) envisions airliners with thinner walls, made by doing away with cabin windows altogether. In their place, CPI sees OLED …

Consumer Price Index

‘Dead’ hearts transplanted into living patients in world first

Breakthrough by Australian surgeons at St Vincent’s hospital could save the lives of 30% more heart transplant patients<p>Australian surgeons have successfully transplanted “dead” hearts into patients for the first time – a groundbreaking procedure with the potential to significantly boost the supply …

Monster Sunspot Threatens Earth With Solar Storms

Changing Planet<p><b>The solar eclipse may steal the week’s heavenly headlines, but a monster sunspot—the likes of which hasn’t been seen for years—has turned toward Earth and may spew some serious solar storms.</b><p>From the moment the gigantic sunspot cluster known as AR 2192 appeared on the eastern side of …

Is LeBron James a Flopper?

Everybody flops.<p>At some point, everyone in the NBA has exaggerated contact in hopes of drawing a foul against his opponent, LeBron James included. But is the world's greatest player a recreational flop-artist, or is he a habitual abuser?<p>You don't have to ask the Chicago Bulls or their fans what …

Basketball

Why Chris Ivory Is Top Candidate for a Breakout Season with New York Jets

A combination of talent, offensive scheme and opportunity are finally converging for New York Jets running back Chris Ivory, who should be considered one of the league's top breakout candidates for the 2013 season.<p>Despite flashing nearly every time he touched the football in New Orleans, Ivory …

Football (U.S.)

Melo to talk with Tyson Chandler

INDIANAPOLIS -- Carmelo Anthony said Monday he will talk to Tyson Chandler privately about comments the New York Knicks center made a day earlier, …