U.S. Bullies Man over “Department of Homeland Stupidity” Mugs

  • Yum

TweetYumThe feds have threatened to criminally prosecute a novelty store owner who sells products—such as “Department of Homeland Stupidity” coffee mugs—making fun of the U.S. government. Could this be a matter of national security, or that Uncle Sam simply lacks a sense of humor? To poke fun at the National Security Administration (NSA) the merchant, […]

If you sell your used iPad, you may be a copyright criminal, says U.S. Supreme Court

  • Yum

TweetYum(NaturalNews) There is another copyright battle emerging over intellectual property, and this time you, John or Jane Q. Citizen, could be smack-dab in the middle of it, for one of the most innocuous acts you could imagine – selling your used iPad. At present the U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to rule on a case that […]

Japan sat on U.S. radiation maps showing immediate fallout from nuclear crisis

  • Yum

TweetYumShareThis Japan sat on U.S. radiation maps showing immediate fallout from nuclear crisis 19 Jun 2012 The government failed to make use of detailed U.S. maps showing how radiation spread shortly after the Fukushima nuclear crisis began [March 2011], sources familiar with the matter revealed Monday. The sources said the maps were neither publicized nor […]

Darpa, Venter Launch Assembly Line for Genetic Engineering

  • Yum

TweetYumThe military-industrial complex just got a little bit livelier. Quite literally. That’s because Darpa has kicked off a program designed to take the conventions of manufacturing and apply them to living cells. Think of it like an assembly line, but one that would churn out modified biological matter — man-made organisms — instead of cars […]

U.S. Plans to Arm Italy’s Drones

  • Yum

TweetYumShareThis U.S. Plans to Arm Italy’s Drones 29 May 2012 The Obama administration plans to arm Italy’s fleet of Reaper drone aircraft, a move that could open the door for sales of advanced hunter-killer drone technology to other allies, according to lawmakers and others familiar with the matter. The sale would make Italy the first […]