Category Archives: Science / Technology

To the 34% of American Adults Who Are “Worried a Great Deal” about “Global Warming”

If You REALLY Cared about Climate Change … You Would Stop Promoting Solutions which Do More HARM than Good Preface:  A recent Gallup poll showed that 34% of American adults worried “a great deal” about “global warming”.  This essay is … Continue reading

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Did the Department of Homeland Security Just Admit that the Government Knew about the Heartbleed Bug?

Why Were Government Computers Immune to the Bug? Bloomberg reported that the NSA knew about – and exploited – the Heartbleed bug for years. The NSA has denied it knew about the bug. And the White House spokesman claims: This … Continue reading

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Fourth Anniversary of Gulf Oil Spill: Wildlife Is Still Suffering from Toxic Cover Up

BP and the Government Decided to Temporarily Hide the Oil by Sinking It with Toxic Chemicals … The Gulf Ecosystem Is Now Paying the Price As we noted at the time, and on the first (and here), second and third … Continue reading

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NSA Exploited Heartbleed Bug For YEARS, Leaving Consumers Vulnerable To Attack

NSA: Making Us All Less Safe Top computer and internet experts say that NSA spying breaks the functionality of our computers and of the Internet. It reduces functionality and reduces security by – for example – creating backdoors that malicious … Continue reading

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Will We Demand the Inexpensive Fix Which Will Prevent Armageddon … Or Stay Distracted By Over-Blown Dangers and Ignore The Thing Most Likely To Actually Get Us?

The Most Likely Armageddon Threat … Preventable for a Small Amount of Money Well-known physicist Michio Kaku and other members of the American Physical Society asked Congress to appropriate $100 million to harden the country’s electrical grid against solar flares.  … Continue reading

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