Can You Spare an Outlet?

Shielding has been the land of tinfoil hats and conspiracies since we started covering it, so in the same vein the newest to add to the pile is something called “Range Anxiety”. … Read More

Early Puberty Linked To Meat Heavy Diets

Maybe this freaks me out because I was such a late bloomer—but girls getting boobs at 9 just worries me. I know there was always that one girl in the class who seemed to “blossom” earlier than everyone else and it either made her the butt of jokes or super popular (mainly with the boys), but I’m talking about the alarming rise of early onset puberty. … Read More

Fuel Poverty Rising

In Britain, there are two factors seriously impacting the ability to pay the everyday fuel cost of living; rising unemployment and higher energy prices. Sound familiar? Those two factors are creating a similar class of fuel-poor people in the U.S. … Read More

Private…Errr Internet Eyes are Watching You

Much has been said about the power of crowdsourcing, but, the concept of an online game that harnesses the power of the internet “hive-mind” to prevent crime named “Internet Eyes” seems to walk a tight rope between security and invasion of privacy. … Read More

Monitoring the Hearts of Children

Strap it on Timmy, we need to know if your heart is going to explode after three laps! … Read More

Are You a Target or An Unknowing Bot?

Do you know what DDoS stands for?  You might have seen it bandied around more frequently lately re: Twitter outages.  Well for those that don’t know it stands for “distributed denial of service”. A denial-of-service attack (DoS attack) or distributed … Read More

High-Water Anxiety

When the ice cap melts, how high will the water reach? Specifically, how high will it read in the building you live in? In Bristol, England, those questions were graphically answered by the Watermark Project. … Read More

Blackwater, Total Intelligence Solutions and the Next Corporate Security Nightmare

Blackwater has reportedly created a CIA like intelligence division called, Total Intelligence Solutions, that will sell it’s information to the highest bidder. Jeremy Schahill, author of the book, “ Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army,” expresses … Read More

Watermarks

In the 2004 flick The Day After Tomorrow, Hollywood gave us the worst case scenario of the possible effects of global warming and climate change, showering us with natural disasters to the tune of worldwide hurricanes, tornadoes, below freezing temperatures … Read More

Military Upgrade Backlog

If you’re a little paranoid and look to the military as your shield against an unlikely attack, this might drive you down into your bunker. Reports from Northrop Grumman reveal that the B-2 Stealth Bomber has finally gotten the go-ahead to be upgraded to a Pentium processor and a new disk drive. … Read More