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Weather Modification might be used to ease Texas Drought

September 8, 2011

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There still seems to be a lot of people who don’t ‘believe’ in weather modification. It does exist. Here is a video from Fox News discussing the possible use of cloud seeding in Texas (again) to ease the severe drought conditions there right now. http://video.foxnews.com/v/1146076363001/weather-modification-to-ease-texas-drought/ Related articles 8/26/2011 – INTENSE HAARP RING in Hurricane Irene […]

Scientists consider ‘large magnetic nets’ to scoop up space junk

September 4, 2011

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Scientists in the US have warned Nasa that the amount of so-called space junk orbiting Earth is at tipping point. A report by the National Research Council says the debris could cause fatal leaks in spaceships or destroy valuable satellites. It calls for international regulations to limit the junk and more research into the possible […]

Anonymous – Turf Wars and Bad Language

September 1, 2011

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When PayPal froze Wikileaks’ account in December last year, Anonymous swore to uphold justice and did so in the form of DDoS attacks. They have always come across as Wikileaks supporters and so I was surprised to read that the recent attack on Wikileaks has (allegedly) been claimed by Anonymous. Since when was ‘personal vendetta’ […]

Facebook pays out $40K to hackers

August 30, 2011

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Image via CrunchBase Surely no real ‘hacker’ would make themselves known to Facebook? As I’ve said before, this might be an attempt to smoke out some ‘hacktivists’. Three weeks after launching a bug bounty program that pays Web hackers cash for finding flaws with its website, Facebook said it has paid out more than $40,000 […]

China Censors 6,600 Websites

August 30, 2011

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Chinese regulators, often criticized both in and outside of China for manipulating public opinion by interfering with the flow of information online, have shut down 6,600 websites in their efforts to clamp down on “illegal public relations deals” that employ similar tactics for commercial gain. According to state-run newspaper China Daily, telecommunications authorities shut the […]

Nokia hacked

August 29, 2011

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I have asked Anonymous why – if I get a response I will update this post. Before the site was taken down, an image of Homer Simpson delivering his characteristic phrase — “D’oh!” — appeared on the site, along with a message from someone called “pr0tect0r AKA mrNRG,” who took credit for the attack. “LOL. […]

#Fracking – what the frack is going on?!

August 25, 2011

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Fracking – no longer just a US problem. What is fracking? The process of drilling down and creating tiny explosions to shatter and crack hard shale rocks to release the gas inside. Water, sand and chemicals are injected into the rock at high pressure which allows the gas to flow out to the head of […]