Daily Archives: February 12, 2013

Imagining a Drone-Proof City in the Age of Surveillance

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As drones become increasingly common tools of war and surveillance on the battlefield and in our cities, how are architects and designers responding? Previously, we’ve looked at personal counter-surveillance measures, but it’s likely that future designers will move beyond the scale of the individual to larger projects such as drone-proof architecture or...

Bill Gates Dodges Questions on Why He Owns 500,000 Shares of Monsanto

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Author: Anthony Gucciardi

Bill Gates is primarily known as the multi-billionaire who Microsoft, the company behind the most popular computer operating system known as Windows. With this massive wealth, he has retired from leading Microsoft and now instead focuses his money and time on furthering genetically modified technology, geoengineering, experimental vaccinations, and preaching...

Doctors In Turkey Clinically Diagnose Man As Real-Life Vampire

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Author: Megan Gannon

In a chilling case report, doctors in Turkey have described what they claim to be a real-life vampire with multiple personalities and an addiction to drinking blood. The 23-year-old married man apparently started out slicing his own arms, chest and belly with razor blades, letting the blood drip into a...

UK Snow: Commuters Face Battle with Ice, Floods and Plummeting Temperatures Until March

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Author: John Hall

Commuters will continue to battle snow, ice, flood waters and plummeting temperatures tomorrow, as it emerged that the latest wintry blast could last until the middle of March. Around four inches of snow fell in northern England and the Midlands overnight, prompting over 100 flood alerts, while much of Scotland...

UFOs Sighted Above World’s Largest Oil Refinery In India

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Author: Amitav Ranjan

One evening a little over a fortnight ago, a mysterious illuminated object appeared without warning in the dark sky above the world's largest oil refinery in Jamnagar, Gujarat. It circled over the complex before disappearing just as suddenly as it had appeared. Three days later, the object returned, this time...