Illinois zoos, agencies conducting bird flu disaster drills

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TweetYumThe exercise involves an imaginary employee leaking sensitive information on a personal Facebook page –Research included watching the virus outbreak movie ‘Contagion’ as ‘field research.’ As a zoo CEO drives to work, a radio news segment announces that dead birds were reported in a park near the zoo. In this hypothetical scenario involving the Lincoln […]

FBI Suspect Captured: Family Denies Suspects Involvment In Boston Bombing

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TweetYumUPDATE: Was Tamerlan Tsarnaev, suspect in Boston Marathon Bombing, hand-cuffed and detained by police? Hebert D. posted this video on YouTube, April 19, 2013. It allegedly shows the first suspect being detained by authorities. The authenticity of the video and the news station it was captured by in Brazil is still in question. The man […]

Mexican Earthquake Coincides With Drill Based Around Exact Same Scenario

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TweetYumFears amongst some that governments are experimenting with technology that can trigger seismic events have heightened following the bizarre occurrence of yesterday’s Mexican earthquake coinciding with a government drill that was scheduled to take place at precisely the same time simulating an earthquake of the exact same magnitude. The exercise was being run under the […]

Scientists report first evidence of flu in bats

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TweetYumFor the first time, scientists have found evidence of flu in bats, reporting a never-before-seen virus whose risk to humans is unclear. 29 Feb 2012 The surprising discovery of genetic fragments of a flu virus is the first well-documented report of it in the winged mammals. About five years ago, Russian virologists claimed finding flu […]

Will Ron Paul be last rival standing to Mitt Romney?

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TweetYum By Peter Grier, The Christian Science Monitor Will Ron Paul be Mitt Romney’s last rival standing? We ask that question because if you sort through the Nevada caucus results, look at this week’s GOP events, add in a few financial disclosure forms, and shake, you can produce a scenario where Representative Paul outlasts Newt […]