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Edward Snowden Claims the NSA was Responsible for Syria’s Internet Blackout in 2012

Edward Snowden Claims the NSA was Responsible for Syria’s Internet Blackout in 2012

The 48 hour internet blackout Syria suffered in 2012 may not have been the fault of its government or terrorist, but the NSA.

Ebola

How Worried Should We Be About The Ebola Outbreak?

The highly communicable and infectious Ebola disease is in the process of its biggest outbreak yet, but what does that mean for the rest of the world?

Malaysia

Malaysia Airlines Plane Allegedly Shot Down by Russian Rebels, Russia Blames Ukraine Anyway

The White House has confirmed that the Malaysia Airlines plane that went down over Eastern Ukraine yesterday was shot down, and most likely by the Pro-Russian rebels who control the area.

Court

87 Wrongfully Convicted Go Free

2013 saw a record high of people were exonerated after being convicted of crimes they did not commit. One third of those cases found no crime had been committed in the first place. The National Registry of Exonerations released its stunning report which found that 22 men and 5 women were given sentences that ranged

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Naval Ship Does Insane Full Speed Handbrake Turn!

As part of a special on the Arctic convoy disaster PQ17, Jeremy Clarkson had a naval ship demonstrate a full speed handbrake turn!

Isolationism

Isolationism Has Hit A 50 Year High

A recent Pew poll as reveled that Americans are less interested in U.S. foreign engagement than ever before, and that may not necessarily be a good thing. The poll has been measuring public opinion since 1964, and found that 52% of Americans believe that  “the U.S. should mind its own business internationally and let other countries

U.S. Broken Down By Personality?!

Click here to Enlarge Map Peter J. Rentfrow and his colleagues have broken down a map of the U.S. to represent the personality types that reside in each area! After combining data from five different surveys, Rentfrow and his team have been able to quantify the U.S on it’s different political, economic, social and health

Terra Dawg

Bouncing, Breakdancing, Baby Girl Terra!

She goes by B-Girl Terra for short, but I guarantee you’ll never meet another 6-year-old with feet as ‘footloose’ as hers. That’s right, she’s 6-years-old, and, let’s face it, even though you’ve really been studying up on ‘Dancing with the Stars’, she probably dances better than most of us ever will. Limbering up, (Safety first

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Syria Accepts Russian Chemical Weapons Proposal

Earlier this week, Russian officials proposed that the Syrian government should hand over their chemical weapons arsenal to the international community to stop a missile strike from the US, and Syria agreed to the plan. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem was quoted, saying: ‘We held a very fruitful round of talks with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

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Syria UPDATE: One Bit of Good News

The Syria situation is constantly changing and we going to try to keep you up to date the best we can. Currently, the Syrian government is expecting an attack from the US and its allies, evacuating government official and their families from Damascus. Poland has stated that they will not be involved with the attack

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Syria UPDATE: Military Strikes Could Start on Thursday

It has been reported that the US, UK, and France are ready to launch an attack on the Syria government and it could be as soon as this Thursday. Secretary Kerry has stated that the Syrian governments use of chemical weapons is undeniable and Defense Secretary Hagel has stated that US forces are ready to

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Obama Administration to Begin Arming Syrian Rebels

The Obama administration announced earlier this year that they would begin sending military aid to the Syrian rebels, and they now have stated that they will be moving forward with that plan. US government officials feel that they are in the best position to start sending arms to the Syrian rebels, and they have assured

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America Is No Longer The Fattest Nation Ever!

Americans are celebrating the loss of a title for the first time! We are no longer the fattest nation on the planet! The king is dead! Long live the King, Mexico! That’s right, according to a recently released UN report, the United States is no longer the country with the largest overweight population. Mexico has

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