Michael Snyder | Less than 5 percent of the world’s population lives in this country, and yet we buy four-fifths of these highly addictive drugs.
London Guardian | Spurred on by Apple’s battles against the FBI, some of tech’s biggest names are to expand encryption of user data in their services, the Guardian can reveal.
CNS News | At the board meeting, the U.S. government formalized its pledge of $3 billion, the GCF said in a statement.
JULIE FIDLER | But the mosquitoes aren’t really the ‘silver bullet’.
AFP | Some fear the fast pace of development could finally leave humans outwitted by our own inventions.
Washington Post | The BOSS is big. Really big. Yuuuuuge.
Business Insider | Some 36% of people think the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) poses a threat to the long term survival of humanity.
Mac Slavo | The weather patterns have become cruel and extreme.
Daily Mail | Large Hadron Collider results hint at bizarre new particle that doesn’t fit with laws of physics.
London Independent | World Health Organistaion says use of drugs to treat children is concerning.
The Daily Sheeple | Just one week after this web site broke news of Fukushima radiation in fish & seafood, California officials have cancelled commercial crab season “indefinitely” citing “protection of the public health.”
Christina Sarich | Time to get a healthy amount of sun!
Truth Revolt | NOAA suppressing data.
New American | The adjusted data set in question comes from Remote Sensing Systems (RSS).
CBS News | Allows users to rate other users in three categories: personal, professional, and romantic.
Julie Fidler | But not everyone is happy with the outcome.
Real Science | The earlier data showed as much pre-1979 cooling as the post-1979 warming.
BBC News | Driverless lorries are to be trialled in the UK, Chancellor George Osborne is expected to confirm in his Budget speech this month.
Michael Snyder | If you live in the Pacific Northwest, you have probably already heard of the Cascadia Subduction Zone.
Barbara Minton | J&J to pay $72 million for cancer death linked to talcum powder.
Popular Mechanics | Coming soon to Spaceport America: Google’s newest secretive project.
London Independent | The paper’s perceived references to intelligent design have provoked anger and calls for a boycott of the journal.
London Independent | Astronomers aren’t sure what is causing the mysterious sounds, only 17 of which have ever been heard.
London Independent | The words ‘No Step’ on the debris show it could be the tail end of a plane.
Christina Sarich | Chemical safety bill adds dirty protection.
EAG News | A New Jersey mother is demanding answers on how antidepressants got into her daughter cereal at Swimming River Elementary School, and why officials dragged their feet to investigate.
Washington Post | “What [the Maryland Transit Administration] is doing is a mass surveillance.”
mrctv | Ironically, all of the CDC’s outbreak warnings on its homepage are currently for items on the so-called “healthy” foods list.
Christina Sarich | Agency Now Officially Owned by Big Pharma.
RT | The threat of weapons of mass destruction falling into the hands of non-government groups is widely recognized, the Russian Foreign Minister said.
Business Insider | One of Google’s self-driving cars hit a bus in Mountain View earlier this month, marking the first accident in which one of the company’s robotic vehicles appears to be have been at fault.
Speisa | It’s only a matter of time before we find life in space, says astrophysicist Brian Schmidt, who in 2011 won the Nobel Prize in physics.
London Telegraph | America warns of hundreds of thousands of Iraqi deaths and government helpless to evacuate those in Islamic State-controlled areas.
Daily Caller | Trump has called global warming a “hoax,” “mythical,” a “con job,” “nonexistent,” and “bullshit.”
CBS 4 | A hearing at the state Capitol on Thursday was packed with parents who oppose the bill.
Wall Street Journal | CDC says the majority are travelers bringing the disease home.
RT | The timing of a proposed federal law on labeling is seen by food safety advocates as a direct attack on state’s rights.
New American | “The paper is full of very bad violations of observational facts.”
Julie Fidler | Ties to Big Pharma are just too strong.
Christina Sarich | Sorry Monsanto… (but not really).
Mac Slavo | Researchers at the SETI Institute spotted something odd on New Year’s Eve over New Zealand.
The Intercept | Apple has objected to or otherwise challenged at least 12 government requests.
Christina Sarich | Farm Children in Danger Even When Not in the Fields.
The Daily Sheeple | Over the past few weeks, the residents of Forest Grove, Oregon have endured a mysterious noise that often wakes them up in the middle of the night.
V3 | “GoPark is a predictive parking system that can actually direct customers to a place where they’re most likely to find a parking space,”
Julie Fidler | And they’re lower in less-healthy fats.
Christina Sarich | Will the agency follow through?
Daily Mail | Newly uncovered tapes reveal discovery.
London Independent | Scientists fear the diseases could spread further as sea temperatures rise.
The Hill | “What I think you ought to do is boycott Apple until such time they give that security number,” Trump said at a rally in South Carolina on Friday.