Monthly Archives: January 2013

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U.S. defense now linked to India?

Defense analysts in the United States say the wisest strategic move to pursue in Asia is to grow closer ties to India, because that would provide a check on Chinese…

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Why the Facebook and Apple empires are bound to fall

Nothing lasts forever: if history has any lesson for us, it is this. It’s a thought that comes from rereading Paul Kennedy’s magisterial tome, The Rise and Fall of the Great…

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Apple products made with child labor – internal report

Apple Inc. used child labor in the making of its products by employing 106 underage workers across 11 facilitates in 2012, an internal audit revealed. According to a report, the…

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Pentagon laying off 46,000 employees

The Pentagon has begun laying off 46,000 contract and temporary civilian employees in an effort to cut back on military spending, the No. 2 Pentagon official said on Friday. Full…

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Mass Human Sacrifice? Pile of Ancient Skulls Found

Archaeologists have unearthed a trove of skulls in Mexico that may have once belonged to human sacrifice victims. The skulls, which date between A.D. 600 and 850, may also shatter…

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US banks shaken by biggest deposit withdrawals since 9/11

US Federal Reserve is reporting a major deposit withdrawal from the nation’s bank accounts. The financial system hasn’t seen such a massive fund outflow since 9/11 attacks. The first week…

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Star Trek style ‘tractor beam’ created by scientists

A real-life “tractor beam”, which uses light to attract objects, has been developed by scientists. It is hoped it could have medical applications by targeting and attracting individual cells. The…

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Defense Co. Hacked, Plans for Chemical Warfare Attacks Revealed

A British defense company has been breached and as a result a heap of documents have been published online and now the site has gone offline.   The attack is on britam defence (http://www.britamdefence.com/) and  has been…

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Fully Armed Chinese Z-10 Helicopter With Extra Fuel Tanks On ‘Combat Status’

Alert 5 posts Chinese military hardware pictures straight from the ground, but they can lack context as PLA troops or brave civilians snap photos of classified military manuevers and post to Weibo…

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Major Advance in Generating Electricity From Wastewater

Engineers at Oregon State University have made a breakthrough in the performance of microbial fuel cells that can produce electricity directly from wastewater, opening the door to a future in which waste treatment plants…

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Energy Industry Doesn’t Understand Algeria Attack

The attack on BP-operated Amenas gas facilities in the Algerian Sahara was a spectacular lesson for the energy industry: No amount of high-tech security is invulnerable to Sahelian militants. Billions will…

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German soldiers are growing boobs on one side of their bodies

An elite military Guards battalion is growing boobs because of the way they drill, a shock military medical report had revealed in Germany. Dozens of soldiers in the Wachbataillon unit…

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China Successfully Tests ‘Carrier Killer’ Missile In The Gobi Desert [REPORT]

The People’s Liberation Army has successfully sunk a US aircraft carrier, according to a satellite photo provided by Google Earth, reports our sister paper Want Daily — though the strike…

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Syria Calls on its Refugees to Come Back, Pledges Aid

The Syrian Interior Ministry called on all citizens, who fled the country amid the ongoing bloody conflict, to come back and pledged to help with formalizing documents. “All Syrian citizens,…

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DARPA putting laser turrets on fighter jets next year

  Our first foray into laser-equipped combat aircraft was the Airborne Laser Testbed, a Boeing 747 with a gigantic chemically-pumped megawatt laser turret in its nose. It was pretty awesome from…