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From the Gatling gun to the nuclear bomb, from hot air balloons to drones, the military has enlisted scientists to develop evermore-effective war technologies. But now comes a long-sought scientific breakthrough that the military brass... [read more]
Gosh, the 2016 presidential primaries are a long way off, but look out – for here comes Rick Perry of Texas, riding his state's taxpayer dollars into the GOP primary.
Technically,... [read more]
What's the matter with the post office?
The US Postal Service, I mean – the corporate hierarchy that runs this enormously popular public institution. Yes, I know that USPS has lost... [read more]
The corporate Powers That Be keep thinking we'll stay hitched to their plow no matter how severely they lash us economically and kick us politically. But, to borrow one of George W's convoluted phrases, they're... [read more]
He's back. And, this time, he has eyeglasses.
Yes, Rick "Oops" Perry, is back, pitching himself for another presidential run. What fun! Who can forget the Texas governor's nationally-televised pratfall... [read more]
Mothers everywhere warn children not to put any food in their mouths unless they know where it came from. The same should apply to putting information in our heads.
For... [read more]
It's our civic duty to vote, right? Well that depends on who you are. The disgusting reality is that many of the power elites don't want certain people to vote, so they go to extremes... [read more]
It doesn't take an IQ much higher than room temperature to realize that it's way past time to raise America's sub-poverty minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. But let's also pay attention to the millions... [read more]
Did you scramble to get your taxes done this year, dashing to the mailbox at the last minute? Yeah, me too.
I really didn't mind paying what I owe – but... [read more]
Medical science has long known that the optic nerve runs from the retina of our eyeballs to the visual cortex of our brains, letting us see what's going on around us.
... [read more]