China bird flu analysis finds more virus threats lurking

A deadly new bird flu virus in China evolved from migratory birds via waterfowl to poultry and into people, and there are other bird flu viruses circulating that could follow the same path, scientists have found. The study – an analysis of the evolutionary history of the H7N9 bird flu that has so far killed […]

Philip Marshall 911 – No Clear Evidence Against Him

Philip Marshall 911 – No Clear Evidence Against Him by Greg Fernandez Jr When officers arrived at the Marshall home they found Philip Marshall lying face-up with a close-range gunshot wound on the right-side of his head. Police claim the gun was “inverted (upside-down).” Marshall was found face-up near the couch, where his deceased children […]

Police Unveil Plan To Stop Gang Shootings Before They Start

(CBS CHICAGO)   Following another bloody weekend of gang mayhem in Chicago, Mayor Emanuel and his top police commanders on Tuesday announced a new plan to help stop the bloodshed. Armed with new computer-generated analysis, police will now target gang members they believe could be prime suspects in any planned retaliation for earlier gang shootings. Under […]

The Red Deer People – Human fossils hint at new species

The remains of what may be a previously unknown human species have been identified in southern China. The bones, which represent at least five individuals, have been dated to between 11,500 and 14,500 years ago. But scientists are calling them simply the Red Deer Cave people, after one of the sites where they were unearthed. […]

GE Paid Just 2.3 Percent in Federal Taxes Over Last 10 Years on More Than $81 Billion in Profits

Madison Ruppert | Thanks to tax loopholes and deductions, General Electric (GE) was able to pay a mere 2.3 percent in federal taxes on over $ 81 billion in profits over the last 10 years, according to analysis of the corporation’s tax filings conducted by Citizens for Tax Justice.             […]

OEx – Ocean Explorer USO imaged by side-scan sonar in the Baltic

Project – OEx OEx – Ocean Explorer USO imaged by side-scan sonar in the Baltic. Overview: Baltic Sea Unidentified Sunken Object (USO) originally imaged by the crew of the Ocean Explorer using its side-scan sonar. Seven viewers, five professional and two trainees, were tasked to work this target, all on camera. Preliminary analysis suggests that […]

Stratfor hack list includes hundreds of UK military users

ShareThis Stratfor hack list includes hundreds of UK military users 09 Jan 2012 Anonymous’s hack of the US global intelligence firm Stratfor yielded the details of hundreds of UK military officials, according to analysis of the breach. The ‘LulzXmas’ Stratfor hack took place on Christmas Eve last year. The US Cyber Consequences Unit, a Washington-based […]

‘Anonymous’ hacks U.S., NATO data

ShareThis ‘Anonymous’ hacks U.S., NATO data 09 Jan 2012 The hacker group “Anonymous” exposed thousands of email addresses and passwords belonging to U.S. and NATO officials that it obtained due to a security breach. The online hacktivist group claimed it had stolen intelligence analysis firm Stratfor’s confidential client list, which included the U.S. Defense Department, […]

Tests Show Most Store Honey Isn’t Honey

(Andrew Schneider)   More than three-fourths of the honey sold in U.S. grocery stores isn’t exactly what the bees produce, according to testing done exclusively for Food Safety News. The results show that the pollen frequently has been filtered out of products labeled “honey.” The removal of these microscopic particles from deep within a flower would […]

Cave painters were realists, DNA study finds

It’s not just a matter of aesthetics: Paintings based on real life can give first-hand glimpses into the environment of tens of thousands of years ago. But scientists have wondered how much imagination went into animal drawings etched in caves around Europe. The latest analysis published online Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy […]