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The US government might be the biggest hacker in the world

The US government might be the biggest hacker in the world

The United States government is investing tens of millions of dollars each year on offensive hacking operations in order to exploit vulnerabilities in the computers of its adversaries, Reuters reports. According to an in-depth article published Friday by journalist Joseph Menn, the US and its Department of Defense contractors are increasingly pursuing efforts to hack […]

Silicon Valley mulls creation of floating colony in the Pacific

Silicon Valley mulls creation of floating colony in the Pacific

Two American entrepreneurs have made plans to build a floating colony in the Pacific Ocean, where they will bring the world’s most intelligent scientists that are unable to attain a visa to enter the US. The floating colony, which will consist of a large cruise ship parked 12 miles off the Californian coast, will host […]

“Love Lives On” 19th Annual Steve Chase Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center

“Love Lives On” 19th Annual Steve Chase Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center

“Love Lives On” was this years theme for the 19th Annual Steve Chase Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Saturday, Feb. 9th. The event was sold out with over 1800 guests attending. Desert AIDS Project in Palm Springs is the recipient of all monies raised thru ticket sales, silent auctions and donations. […]

Ideology trumps reason as Germans pay the price for abandoning nuclear power

Ideology trumps reason as Germans pay the price for abandoning nuclear power

Germany is facing rapidly climbing energy costs after turning away from nuclear power following the Fukushima disaster, instead relying increasingly on renewable energy. Meanwhile, its neighbors are building nuclear power stations on its doorstep. After a simultaneous earthquake and tsunami off the Japanese coast caused a nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima power plant in March […]

Anders Breivik declared sane, sentenced to at least 21 years in jail

Anders Breivik declared sane, sentenced to at least 21 years in jail

Anders Behring Breivik has been found to be of sound mind and judgment and found guilty by a Norwegian court today. He has been sentenced to at least 21 years in prison. Breivik has previously stated that a ruling pronouncing him sane would validate his crime as a political act. His sentence to “at least […]

Taliban: We infiltrated Afghan security forces

Taliban: We infiltrated Afghan security forces

The spiritual leader of the Taliban said the group’s insurgents have succeeded in foisting the ranks of the Afghan security forces, allowing them to attack their fellow NATO service members. The admission comes amidst a rise in friendly fire attacks. “Mujahideen have cleverly infiltrated the ranks of the enemy according to the plan given to […]

Attack on Iran will bring destruction of Israel – Ahmadinejad

Attack on Iran will bring destruction of Israel – Ahmadinejad

Tehran and Iran-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah warn of cataclysmic retaliation against an Israeli attack, threatening to make the country “a living hell.” The statements come amidst reports of that Israel is preparing a unilateral strike on Iran. Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said his party had already fixed targets in Israel and would be able to […]

Luring Locavores: Research Shows Female and Older Consumers Highly Motivated to Buy Local

Luring Locavores: Research Shows Female and Older Consumers Highly Motivated to Buy Local

Newswise — MANHATTAN, Kan. — A study by a Kansas State University researcher could help farmers better serve a niche market. Sarah Bernard, who recently earned her master’s degree in agribusiness, studied consumers’ motivations behind buying local beef. She found that farmers should be marketing more to female and older consumers because they are more […]