Mexican Farmers Protest the Entrance of GMO Corn
Since its introduction of genetically modified crops, Monsanto has generated a sea of controversy among small farmers across the U.S., and the company is now trying to expand south into Mexico. After years of trying to penetrate the Mexican market, M [...]
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Boston Marathon – Runner’s View and Firefight Photos
Just below is a runner's view of the marathon in Boston just before the explosions. And following that are images from someone who lives right next to where the final firefight happened. For more photos visit the blog of Kitz. [...]
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Watch an awesome sixth-grader testify for marriage equality
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Internet Mafia On The Rise
According to The Economist the use of online tools for crime is on the rise. Apparently organized crime has taken the advances in tools available online in stride. The article cites Shawn Henry, formerly of the FBI, as saying that a company recently [...]
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Crowdfunding success for 4th-grader solar-powered classroom bid
After looking into the pros and cons of nine methods of electricity production (including coal, geothermal, biomass, and solar), a group of 9 and 10 year-olds from Central Park School for Children in Durham, North Carolina decided that their classroo [...]
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Obama Pushes Immigration Reform
An immigration bill has come through the Senate Committee relatively unscathed and Obama is now pushing to get it 'over the finish line' according to USA Today. S. 744 would allow current illegal aliens to apply for citizenship and providing new inve [...]
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Gore disappears from ABC footage of Boston Marathon
Gore disappears from footage of the Boston marathon aftermath. [...]
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The Detroit of Now: United States of the Future
This fellow, Tyler Durden, seems to be making the rounds. This time it is an article outlining the condition of the city of Detroit and how it reflects the future of the United States. Durden says that ...Detroit is a perfect example of what the fut [...]
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Move Right For Good Health
According to a former NASA scientist you are healthier when you move correctly. She says "“The key to lifelong health is more than just traditional gym exercise once a day, three to five times a week,” and “The answer is to rediscover a lifest [...]
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America’s first house of Hemp
America's first house made primarily of hemp has been built. Using a product known as Hemcrete – a mix of industrial hemp, lime and water – a team of 40 volunteers, sub-contractors and designers have recently completed construction of a hemp hous [...]
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Stockholm Riots Continue
After the fatal shooting of a man in Stockholm, Sweden, riots broke out and have continued since the 13 May shooting. Seven people were detained briefly and only one was arrested on suspicion of arson. At least one car and one building have been set [...]
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