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19 Things That The Talking Heads On Television Are Being Strangely Silent About

If the talking heads on television don’t tell us about something that happens, does it make that event any less real? Of course the answer to that …

Study Finds Over 24,000 Chemicals In Bottled Water: Which Ones Are Harming You?

German researchers have discovered endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), that could adversely affect development and reproduction, to be contained …

Cop Tricked Teen With Autism Into Buying Pot, Lawsuit Claims

An undercover police officer tricked a teenager with autism into buying pot for him, a lawsuit filed by the boy's parents alleges.<p>The 17-year-old, who isn't named in the lawsuit, was arrested with 21 other high school students on drug-dealing charges as part of a sting operation last December at …

Hatred, Conspiracy Theory, and the Human Brain

<i>Odi et amo</i>: I hate and I love, wrote the poet Catullus. <i>Nescio, sed fieri sentio et excrucior</i>:I don’t know why, but I feel it happening and it …

NSA director admits to misleading public on terror plots

The administration has been amping up stats about foiled plots to bolster support for mass surveillance<p>In so many words, NSA director Keith Alexander admitted Wednesday that the Obama administration had issued misleading information about terror plots and their foiling to bolster support for the …

The Area 51 truthers were right

The government misled us about Area 51 for decades. Why aren’t we outraged?<p>Last month, the CIA issued its first-ever admission of the existence of Area 51. An official report on the U-2 spy plane, released upon request of a George Washington University archivist, acknowledged Area 51’s location at …

5 Ways U.S. Democracy Is More Rigged Than You Think

None of you are naive or think government works exactly the way you learned it in elementary school. We all know there are backroom deals and bribes …

Green Party

The stigma of being an atheist in the US

<b>Atheists in the US are rallying together, launching a new TV programme and providing support for those who go public with their beliefs.</b><p>"Sometimes things need to be said, and fights need to be fought even if they are unpopular. To the closeted atheists, you are not alone, and you deserve …

Religion

IIO director lauds co-operation while clearing police in three deaths

The head of British Columbia's fledgling police watchdog has praised the co-operation between his office and police forces around the province, saying his experience at the helm of the agency has been different than what has gone on elsewhere.<p>Richard Rosenthal, director of the Independent …

The myth of religious violence

The popular belief that religion is the cause of the world’s bloodiest conflicts is central to our modern conviction that faith and politics should never mix. But the messy history of their separation suggests it was never so simple<p>As we watch the fighters of the Islamic State (Isis) rampaging …

707 ‘Doctor Who’ Episodes From the Last Millenium Condensed Into a Single Video That Simultaneously Plays Them All

YouTuber Omni Verse has condensed 707 pre-millenium classic episodes of the long-running BBC series <i>Doctor Who</i> into a single video that plays them all …