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28 Deaths Per Target: Are Drone Strikes Causing More Problems Than They Solve?

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Most Americans are familiar with groups like Al-Qaeda, the Taliban and ISIS, and know that the American military is currently involved in the fight against these groups in countries like Iraq and Syria. However, most Americans have no idea that we have also been carrying out strikes on extremist targets in Pakistan and Yemen since 2004. Still, this revelation is probably pretty inconsequential to many people – since drone strikes began ten years ago, the U.S. government has billed them as a highly accurate and

Colorado Man Becomes First to Control Two Robotic Arms With Just His Mind (Video)

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According to Johns Hopkins University… “A Colorado man made history at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) this summer when he became the first bilateral shoulder-level amputee to wear and simultaneously control two of the Laboratory’s Modular Prosthetic Limbs.” The man, Leslie Baugh, lost his arms in a freak electrical accident 40 years ago. Baugh is now part of Johns Hopkins’ new “Revolutionizing Prosthetics” program, which is funded in part by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). To prepare

Is North Korea Really Behind the Sony Hack? A Review of the Evidence

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Today, the FBI officially confirmed what a number of other U.S. government sources have been saying since Wednesday: that the North Korean government was behind the recent hacking of Sony. From the BBC: “The FBI says it spotted distinct similarities between the type of malware used in the Sony Pictures attack and code used to attack South Korea last year. Suspicious, yes, but well short of being a smoking gun. When any malware is discovered, it is shared around many experts

New Discovery Near Stonehenge “Could Rewrite British History” (Video)

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With the first discoveries starting last year, archaeologists working on a site called “Blick Mead” may lead to the rewriting of British prehistory. According to BBC.. “Archaeologists working on a site near Stonehenge say they have found an untouched 6,000-year-old encampment which ‘could rewrite British history.’“ “David Jacques, from the University of Buckingham, made the discovery at Blick Mead in October (2013), and said the carbon dating results had just been confirmed.” The dig reportedly recovered evidence of feasting (remains of