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SCIENTOLOGY SUNDAY FUNNIES: SAVE THE DATE FOR MAIDEN VOYAGE!

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Sun, 05/25/2014 - 21:30

It’s time for Sunday Funnies and another round of Scientology’s latest mailers and fliers sent in to us by our great tipsters.

We love these weekly snapshots of Scientology’s fundraising fever. They give us a real sense of how leader David Miscavige is trying to get more and more money from fewer and fewer people. The desperation is palpable...

Maggie Explains "Net Neutrality"

Submitted by adminx on Sun, 05/25/2014 - 09:23

c/net May 25, 2014 by Marguerite Reardon

Don't get what the Net neutrality debate is all about? CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains in Part I of her Ask Maggie column.

For more than a decade Net neutrality was an esoteric subject discussed only among telecommunications policy wonks; Washington, DC, lawyers; and the supernerdy.

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Green Billionaire Prepares to Attack Anti-Science Republicans

Submitted by adminx on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 19:36

CNN Politics May 22, 2014 by Peter Hamby

An environmental advocacy group backed by hedge fund tycoon Tom Steyer is set to unleash a seven-state, $100 million offensive against Republican "science deniers" this year, a no-holds-barred campaign-style push from the green billionaire that could help decide which party controls the Senate and key statehouses come November.

OUR PRIVACY IS BEING SOLD LIKE CHEAP GOODS, AND WHO'S INVOLVED MIGHT COME AS A SURPRISE...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 12:52

By now, a lot of us have learned that the NSA has access to a lot of information about us. But it seems the Internet privacy issue is an even larger problem than most people know. In fact, some of you might be shocked to know who else is involved...

IOP Statement Concerning The Rejection Of Lennart Bengtsson's Paper

Submitted by adminx on Sat, 05/17/2014 - 10:22

Statement from IOP Publishing on story in The Times

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16 May 2014 Bristol, UK

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