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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Google Chrome Browser Scans All The Files On Your Computer

Google has come under fire for many questionable actions as of late — and the startling revelation that their widely used web browser, Google Chrome, is scanning personal computers around the world is nothing short of infuriating for its users. Big Brother is here — and countless numbers of people have invited this authoritarian presence […]

Facebook Is Owned By The Government

The Truth about who owns Facebook. In today’s world of advanced modern technology, there are billions of people that use Internet as a means of communication. The era of Big Brother is upon us. George Orwell predicted it and, now we live it. Every day just walking down the street for a burger, our faces […]

Steve Jobs’ Chilling Warning For Zuckerberg Goes Viral After Facebook Scandal

Steve Jobs warning Facebook about the handling of private data in 2010 has resurfaced following a recent scandal. Some people are taking part in a #DeleteFacebook challenge, which is seeing some individuals and companies deleting their Facebook pages following the social media platform’s data breach scandal. Many people have lost trust in the social media giant […]

BBC Journalists To Teach Children How To Identify Fake News

BBC journalists are to visit schools to teach children how to identify fake news. The initiative has been designed to tackle false information that the corporation says “threatens fact-based public debate and trust in journalism.” Details of the scheme, which will involve up to 1,000 schools, will be outlined in the BBC’s annual plan on Wednesday. It will […]

For $10,000, A Silicon Valley Startup Will Kill You And Upload Your Brain To...

The company claims that with their technology, one day scientists will be able to scan your brain and create a digital you. A Silicon Valley startup is claiming that they can make the impossible possible – that they can take your memories, and upload them to a computer, allowing you to live on (in some digitized […]

U.S. Visa Applicants May Soon Have To Submit Five Years of Social Media Information

If you’re hoping to apply for a U.S. visa in the future, you may have to prepare yourself to hand over a lot of your very personal information — including your Twitter handle. The Trump administration announced  that it plans to require all U.S. visa applicants to hand over up to five years worth of their social media information. […]

Meet The Woman Who Is Banned From Ever Entering The UK Because She Is...

In the modern age, we like to think we have privacy on the internet to state our opinions under the cover of anonymity. But the recent revelations about privacy (or lack thereof) and social media sites like Facebook have made it much clearer that you are never really anonymous anywhere on the internet. Other people […]

Web Developer’s Tweets On Data Stored By Facebook and Google Go Viral

Web developer Dylan Curran posted a thread on Twitter over the weekend that quickly went viral. He tweeted, “Want to freak yourself out? I’m gonna show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.” In his series of tweets and an opinion piece in The Guardian, […]

All Facebook Users Could Cash In As Much ‘$17,500 Each After Data Breach’

If your data was harvested through Facebook you could get £12,500 compensation, according to an expert. The social network has come under fire after it was revealed Cambridge Analytica kept users’ data. This could cost Facebook £625 billion, which is double the £317b it is worth, law professor Maureen Mapp argued. ‘There are about 50 […]

Minnesota’s Experimental City of The Future That Never Got Built

The Minnesota Experimental City (MXC)—a utopian plan for the city of the future that was decades ahead of its time, and yet is surprisingly little-known—was the brainchild of the urban planner and technocrat Athelstan Spilhaus. Spilhaus was a man who saw science as the solution to the problems of the world, and became a public figure presenting his […]

Secret Code Hidden In Bitcoin Puzzle Solved After Three Years

A secret code hidden in a painting which accessed a virtual wallet containing $50,000 worth of Bitcoin has been solved after almost three years. On Thursday morning (February 1), the Bitcoin wallet known as 1FLAMEN6 and belonging to @coin_artist, was drained of its five bitcoins, worth nearly $50,000 at the time the puzzle was solved. […]

DC Lawmaker Claims ‘Rothschilds Control The Federal Government’ & The World Bank

D.C. Council member Trayon White Sr. (D-Ward 8) made some rather shocking statements recently about who he thinks is controlling the banks and government alike the Rothschilds. “There’s this whole concept with the Rothschilds — control the World Bank, as we all know — infusing dollars into major cities,” said White, according to video footage released after […]

Imminent Collapse of US Dollar & Other Major Currencies Will Push Gold To $10,000

An ounce of gold will cost $10,000 as soon as global currencies crash and central banks have to appeal to a gold-backed monetary system, according to Byron King, editor of Jim Rickards’ Gold Speculator. “If you take the global money supply, back it with 40 percent gold, you need $10,000 gold to make the math […]

Roots of Italian Mafia May Lie In Lemon Industry

The origins of the Sicilian mafia lie in Italy’s lemon industry, according to new research. It’s not the first time historians have linked the explosion of Silicy’s citrus sector with the birth of the mafia, but the study — published in the Journal of Economic History — marks the first time researchers have applied econometric analysis to […]

Chinese Workers Build Railway Station In Just Nine Hours

A train station was built in just nine hours by 1,500 workers in China. Organised with military precision, the project which reportedly took place over the weekend, was completed in the southern Fujian Province. Seven trains and 23 diggers were used in the huge construction project at the Nanlong Railway Station in the south China city of Longyan, […]

Bill Gates Totally Out Of Touch – Guesses The Price Of Grocery Items

BILL Gates is officially one of the richest men who has ever lived. The Microsoft co-founder is currently worth $US91.7 billion, and it’s safe to say that within his household budget is an allowance for someone to do his supermarket shopping for him. No late night runs to Aldi for milk and chips for Bill […]

Iowa Grants Gun Permits To The Blind

 Here’s some news that has law enforcement officials and lawmakers scratching their heads: Iowa is granting permits to acquire or carry guns in public to people who are legally or completely blind. No one questions the legality of the permits. State law does not allow sheriffs to deny an Iowan the right to carry a […]

Did Anyone Else Pick Up On The Disturbing Messages In Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’?

The revolution has been commodified. During its opening weekend, Black Panther sold nearly half a billion dollars’ worth of tickets, thanks in large part to Marvel’s ability to sell black pride to black people. It’s a proven strategy used by some of the world’s most successful brands. Take two figures as dissimilar as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and […]

The Mystery Behind The Holes…..Why Some Buildings In Hong Kong Have Holes

If you spend more than 10 minutes in Hong Kong, you realize space is a precious commodity.  The streets are crowded, the roads are crowded, the markets are crowded. Towering apartment blocks line the Hong Kong skyline, housing a majority of city residents in flats considered small by any standard. A cursory glance across the […]

Gang In Pakistan Arrested For Stealing Women’s Spinal Fluid

Four people been arrested in Pakistan suspected of extracting spinal fluid from women without their consent and selling it on the black market, police say. The gang member pretended to be government officials carrying out medical research in the city of Hafizabad. They are accused of stealing the fluid from at least 12 women including a teenager. The […]

Philip Morris Says It’s ‘Trying To Give Up Cigarettes’

Tobacco giant Philip Morris International took out full-page ads in several British newspapers this week proclaiming the company’s 2018 New Year’s resolution as “trying to give up cigarettes.” “Our ambition is to stop selling cigarettes in the UK,” the ad says, according to a screenshot from Business Insider. The message says even though it’s best for smokers […]

New California Bill: Waiters Will Serve 6 Months In Prison For Handing Out ‘Unsolicited’...

A California lawmaker has introduced a new bill that would make it illegal to distribute single-use straws to consumers at restaurants unless specifically requested. Ian Calderon, the Democratic majority leader in California’s lower house, brought forth Assembly Bill 1884, citing environmental protection as a reason to discourage the use of “single use straws,” typically distributed with […]

Inside The Secretive Gala Where Rich Men Pay Big Bucks To Behave Very Badly

A London charity is closing after a shocking report said women hired to entertain business, political and entertainment bigwigs at its secretive men-only charity fundraising gala in London were groped and sexually harassed during a sordid six-hour soiree. About 130 hostesses — including two undercover Financial Times reporters — took part in the event at […]

Pastor Who Claims To Walk On Air, Raise Dead, Has Church Shut Down Over...

The government of Botswana has shut down the church of a Malawian self-professed prophet, who is followed by millions and claims to walk on air, amid concerns over “miracle money.” Malawi24 reported on Wednesday that Pastor Shepherd Bushiri, who was declared persona non grata in Botswana last year, has seen his Enlightened Christian Gathering church shut […]

Is It Cheaper To Own a Car or Use Uber? This Calculator Lets You...

As our thoughts on transportation evolve, it’s important to look at options beyond car ownership, especially as ride-hailing apps become a bigger part of our future. Depending on the type of car you buy and your lifestyle, there’s a chance that it could be cheaper to rely solely on services like Uber and Lyft for […]

Controversy That Has Long Roiled The Coin World – Who Really Designed The American...

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME you looked—really looked—at a dime? It is the smallest coin in U.S. circulation, so it takes a keen eye to see the very subtle “JS” just beneath Franklin D. Roosevelt’s truncated neck. These are the initials of John Sinnock, the U.S. Mint’s Chief Engraver from 1925 to 1947, who is credited […]

Researchers Accidentally Invent Glass That Repairs Itself When Broken

Sounds like magic? Chemists in Japan have just invented a new type of glass that can heal itself when cracked or broken. All it takes is a little squeeze – the glass is able to repair the damage if the broken surfaces are pressed together. In a laboratory demonstration, University of Tokyo researcher Yu Yanagisawa […]

Germany Produces So Much Free Electricity, It Pays People To Use It

Who wouldn’t love a little free electricity? Lucky citizens in Germany received a lovely Christmas gift when energy prices dipped so low that they reached negative numbers. “Free energy” thanks to renewable resources On December 24th and 25th 2017, a bout of windy weather caused electricity prices in Germany to drop to the negatives. Simply […]

Soviet Leader Abandoned Communism After Walking Into A US Grocery Store

 Boris Yeltsin was the first president of Russia after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. But in 1989 as a Communist Party member of the Soviet Union Yeltsin had the opportunity to visit the Johnson Space Center in Texas. While there, he had a transformative experience, that changed his whole political way of […]

They Rent Apartments For $1 Year – But Only To People Who Meet 3...

This apartment complex is unlike any other in the world. The reason? The rent is only 0.88 euro ($1 USD) per year. No, that’s not a mistake. The rent really is that low. The project is called “Fuggerei” in German, and it’s one of the oldest social housing projects in the world, writes Hefty. It was […]

How 29 Year Old Hope Hicks Became The Youngest White House Communications Director In...

Hope Hicks, 29, is President Donald Trump’s full-time White House communications director. But before joining Trump’s 2016 campaign, she had no political experience. Hicks was born in Greenwich, a town of 60,000 on the southwest tip of Connecticut that’s a favorite spot for hedge-fund headquarters. She was a model, actress, and lacrosse player as a […]

Bitcoin Becomes Legal Tender In Canada

KFC started accepting bitcoin in Canada yesterday making the cryptocurrency technically legal tender. But before all you bitcoin speculators go running off to Canada to get yourself some cheap finger licking chicken we’ve got some bad news, they’ve sold out. The Bitcoin Bucket, which included 10 tenders, waffle fries, a side, some gravy and a pair of dips, […]

Scam Alert: If Someone Near You Finds A Wallet With $150k, Start Running

What happened to a Wisconsin woman after someone near her seemingly found a wallet with $150,000 in it last year ought to be a warning to everyone that some things are too good to be true. In this case, it’s how the Wisconsin woman became a victim. According to Milwaukee station WITI, the victim had been walking through […]

What Has Brought Iranian Protesters Onto the Streets

Iran is stepping up a crackdown against anti-government protests that pose the most audacious challenge to its clerical leadership since 2009. Following are factors that have brought Iranians to the streets and the challenges the authorities face. How Serious are the Protests? The demonstrations, which began last week, are the most serious since unrest in […]

How To Handle Conflict Like An Ancient Chinese Boss

How to be the master of your domain and handle conflict like an emperor It seems like every week there’s another news story about a small dispute erupting into extreme violence, or even murder. We’ve all seen the shocking headlines, such as “Man charged with trying to kill co-worker with wrench” and “Neighbor feud escalates […]

These Are The Most Depressed Countries In The World

We might not talk about it as much as we do other diseases, but depression is one of the most common diseases in the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 300 million people worldwide live with depression. Depression doesn’t care where you live – and yet some countries have more people with […]

The U.S. Is Not A Democracy — It Never Was

One of the most steadfast beliefs regarding the United States is that it is a democracy. Whenever this conviction waivers slightly, it is almost always to point out detrimental exceptions to core American values or foundational principles. For instance, aspiring critics frequently bemoan a “loss of democracy” due to the election of clownish autocrats, draconian […]

Millionaire Returning $4 Million Piece Of Manhattan To Native American Tribe

An eccentric millionaire is giving Manhattan back to the American Indians — at least his small part of it.Jean-Louis Goldwater Bourgeois, 76, an architectural historian and activist for Native American causes, is in the process of transferring the deed of his $4 million, land marked West Village house to a nonprofit controlled by the Lenape […]

McDonald’s Golden Arches Have A Hidden Sexual Meaning

THE MCDONALD’S logo has a hidden sexual meaning planted there by the man who designed it in the 1960s. The famous golden arches of the McDonald’s logo form an M, the initial of the company name. But what many don’t know is that there is a saucy hidden meaning behind the internationally recognisable sign. The […]

You Can Now Check If You Interacted With Russian Agents On Facebook

Facebook is offering an olive branch for those left shaken by the recent revelations that the company was swarming with Russian operatives spreading anti-immigrant, pro-Trump commentary leading up to, and even after, the 2016 election. Now you can go to the social network’s help center, where Facebook is showing users whether they liked or followed a known […]

North Korea’s Elite Are Injecting Themselves With Gold

Kim Jong Un and his elite are giving themselves gold injections to cure cancer, senile dementia and obesity. His top scientists have released a gleaming new range of drugs that they claim are better than anything available to the Western world. Only the great and the good of Pyongyang will have access to this new […]

How Three Different Households Will Fare Under The Tax Bill

Most Americans will get a tax cut next year under the plan Congress passed this week, but figuring out exactly how much your family will save is tricky. Republicans say a typical family of four earning $73,000 per year will see taxes drop by more than $2,000. But circumstances can vary widely depending on factors […]

The Huge Problem In Japan That No One Is Talking About

Japan’s work culture is so intense, people in the 1970s invented a word that translates to “death by overwork.” “Karoshi,” as it’s known, involves employees committing suicide or suffering from heart failure and stroke because of long work hours. The Japanese federal government has taken steps to reduce karoshi cases, but experts fear the measures […]

He “Quit Money” And Has Been Living In A Cave For 17 Years

The last time Daniel Suelo pulled out his wallet, he was standing inside a phone booth in Moab, Utah. He pulled out his last $30, along with his passport and ID, and left them sitting in the booth before walking out into the desert. That was the year 2000, and Suelo says he hasn’t used […]

Pagan War Goddess Statue Unveiled At UN As Idol Worship

The same multinational group that recreated the Palmyra Victory Arch and sent it on a world tour has now recreated a statue of Athena, the Roman goddess of war, for an exhibit in the United Nations, an organization that claims to be working towards world peace but which one rabbi likens to modern-day paganism. The […]

Man Buries 42 School Busses To Build The Largest Private Doomsday Bunker In North...

In the quiet Canadian village of Horning’s Mills, 100 km north of Toronto, lies the 12.5-acre homestead of Bruce and Jean Beach. On the surface, the land appears to be a typical rural property, but buried deep under those green fields is the largest private nuclear fallout shelter in North America- The Ark Two. Bruce […]

How The Royal Family Really Makes Its Money

It seems like only yesterday that Britain’s most iconic landmarks were being set aglow with pink to celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte, but fans of the British Royal Family are already looking forward to a third royal baby for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton are spearheading […]

Bitcoin On Track To Consume The ENTIRE Global Electricity Supply By The Year 2020

As the online cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin reaches record price highs, many people are now asking themselves: Is Bitcoin really where the financial sector is headed? Not if you care about the environment, suggests shocking new data compiled as part ofDigiconomist‘s “Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index” (BECI). This eye-opening measure of how much energy it takes […]

Venezuelan Doctors And Teachers Are Becoming Prostitutes To Earn Enough Money To Buy Food

By all rights, Venezuela should be a wealthy country, its people living in relative comfort, with an economically secure future. After all, it has the largest oil reserves on the entire planet and is rich in other natural resources. A combination of factors, including the drop in fuel prices, a crippling drought, and a sustained […]

Meet The Elite: Father Of Mainstream Media, Skull And Bones Member Henry Luce

Henry Luce could be titled the “father of mainstream media.” He was referred to as “the most influential private citizen in America of his day.” The person behind Life, Fortune, and Time magazines, his cooperation with the powers of his day perfectly demonstrate what “the elite” is, and how power works today. His influence, connection […]

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