70,000 Years Ago, a Passing Star Shook Up Our Solar System

The red dwarf likely came within on light-year of the sun, altering the course of some asteroids and comets (José A. Peñas/SINC) By Jason Daley smithsonian.com March 22, 2018   About 70,000 years ago, any hominins who happened to gaze up at the night sky may have caught an incredible sight. At that time, astronomers hypothesize, a small red-dwarf star was skirting the edges of our solar system, cruising along within one light year of […]

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Homeland Security to compile database of journalists and ‘media influencers’

Homeland Security to compile database of journalists and ‘media influencers’ Sun-Times newsroom (Rich Hein/Sun-Times) Sun-Times Staff email   The Department of Homeland Security wants to track the comings and goings of journalists, bloggers and other “media influencers” through a database. The DHS’s “Media Monitoring” plan, which was first reported by FedBizOpps.gov, would give the contracting company “24/7 access to a password protected, media influencer database, including journalists, editors, correspondents, social media influencers, bloggers etc.” in order to […]

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Walmart Just Filed A Patent For Autonomous, Robot Bees Say What??

Walmart wants to make autonomous robotic bees   Walmart US Giant Retail Corporation Just Filed a Patent For Autonomous Robot Bees This is not scary at all. Nope. LEANNA GARFIELD, BUSINESS INSIDER 15 MAR 2018 Like an episode out of Black Mirror, Walmart has filed a patent for autonomous robotic bees, technically called pollination drones, that could potentially pollinate crops just like real bees. The drones would carry pollen from one plant to another, using […]

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Trump’s furious Situation Room row with his top general is LEAKED:

Trump’s furious Situation Room row with his top general is LEAKED: Chairman of joint chiefs reprimanded him on Syria – so president demanded immediate pull-out Trump held a summit in his White House situation room this week on how to get out of Syria – and in an astonishing breach, it has leaked  President opened the meeting with a tirade about U.S. intervention in Syria and asked what it had gotten for the money and American […]

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Pompeo, Joint Chiefs chairman challenged Trump plans to withdraw from Syria: report

Pompeo, Joint Chiefs chairman challenged Trump plans to withdraw from Syria: report President Trump clashed with members of his national security team at a meeting to discuss the future of American troops in Syria, CNN reported Wednesday. CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford reportedly warned Trump against pulling U.S. forces out of Syria. Pompeo, who Trump has tapped as his pick for secretary of State, told […]

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