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Dear FCC: Get Out Of D.C. And Talk To The Over 1 Million Americans Who Support Real Net Neutrality

Submitted by adminx on Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:57

Electronic Frontier Foundation by April Glaser

The FCC is slated to close the written comment window for the net neutrality proceeding on September 10th, but that doesn’t mean that the FCC is going to make up its mind anytime soon.

Are Polite People More Violent and Destructive?

Submitted by adminx on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:44

Psychology Today by Dr. Kenneth Worthy

I’ve long thought that it’s the troublemakers and malcontents who will lead the way to a more sustainable, healthier planet, and now there’s some evidence to support this idea.

EASTERN LIGHTNING: CHINA'S MURDEROUS DOOMSDAY CULT...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:45
 

A bizarre murder in the eastern Chinese city of Zhaoyuan revealed the emergence of what officials are calling a dangerous doomsday cult. 

(Photo : Photo courtesy of Reuters) Known more for its fabulous lantern displays, Zhaoyuan was the site of a bizarre cultic murder.

TEXAS COURT: SCIENTOLOGY HEAD MISCAVIGE CAN’T BE FORCED TO TESTIFY...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:02

David Miscavige, head of the Church of Scientology, cannot be forced to testify in a harassment lawsuit filed by the wife of a prominent church critic who lives in Comal County, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.

Climate Change Greatest Threat To Great Barrier Reef, Report Says

Submitted by adminx on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 09:41

THE HILL August 12, 2014 by Laura Barron-Lopez

The 2014 report, released by Australia's government on Tuesday, states that the overall outlook for the reef is poor, and is expected to further deteriorate.

"Climate change remains the most serious threat to the Great Barrier Reef," the report states. "It is already affecting the Reef and is likely to have far-reaching consequences in the decades to come."

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