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Microsoft Bans Most Common Passwords in Attempt to Keep Its Users Safe | News | Lifestyle | The Independent
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, Microsoft, Passwords, technology, LinkedIn, tech, safety, computer, computers )

- 27 minutes ago -
I have my doubts this will work, but thanks for trying. Use a password manager & save yourself some trouble. The site calls the feature âEUR~dynamic banningâEUR(TM) and it is supposed to solve the biggest problem with passwords
VIDEO - MAY BE DISTURBING - Major Pork Producer Promises Investigation Into Abuse Allegations
Animals  (tags: pigs, Animal Legal Defense Fund, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death )

- 32 minutes ago -
Pigs squeal in the undercover video released by the Animal Legal Defense Fund that claims abuse on the part of The Maschoffs, one of the top names in pig farming.
Censorship in Australia - Did We Really Just Do This?
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, climate-change, environment )

- 32 minutes ago -
".... the Environment Department intervened via Australia's ambassador to UNESCO to have Australia removed to avoid unwanted publicity that could hurt tourism to the reef." WHAT! How dare they. We need to address issues front on, not hide them.
Citizens Have a Right to Sue for Climate Change Action
Environment  (tags: public trust doctrine, citizens' right to sueing, climate-change, environment )

- 37 minutes ago -
The public trust doctrine requires that the government protect the nationâEUR(TM)s natural resources; the failure to control carbon emissions imperils those resources in a truly unprecedented way.
Train Driver Saves Elephant in Jalpaiguri
Animals  (tags: elephants, train driver, jalpaiguri, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, environment, protection, wildanimals )

- 40 minutes ago -
JALPAIGURI: An alert train driver stopped a train when he spotted an elephant herd on the tracks at Rongtong in the Dooars, preventing an accident that would have certainly lead to multiple casualties.
"Organic Ready", GMO-Resistant Corn Varieties to Be Available Soon
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, GMOs, greenproducts, health, interesting, Sustainabililty )

- 42 minutes ago -
The proliferation of genetically modified corn varieties in the U.S. has made it increasingly difficult for organic farmers to grow corn that is not is not contaminated by GM varieties through cross pollination. It is also difficult to find corn seed that
FInding Nemo and Saving Dory - the Great Barrier Reef Needs Help
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, habitat, wildlife, ecosystems )

- 44 minutes ago -
The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is under threat and needs our help. A young girl here in Australia has started a petition to try and draw worldwide attention to this potential disaster. To support her please sign her petition. THANK YOU!
Pedal-Powered Rail Riding Comes To Oregon Coast
Offbeat  (tags: design, health, humans, interesting, unusual )

- 58 minutes ago -
Friday, a company begins offering scenic tours along Tillamook Bay using pedal-powered contraptions that ride on the rails.
CDC Head Tom Frieden Delivers Emotional Plea For Zika Funding
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika Virus, Tom Frieden, CDC, Politics, Epidemic Control, GOP, Birth Defects, prevention, treatment, research, medicine, study, society, risks, protection )

- 1 hour ago -
So many levels of appalling. Dr. Tom Frieden has dealt with a number of epidemics during his seven-year tenure as director of the Centers for Disease Control
Electric Straddling Bus Looks to Pump the Brakes on Chinas Traffic and Pollution
Green Lifestyle  (tags: auto, coolstuff, sustainable, technology )

- 1 hour ago -
A functioning model of the Elevated Transit Bus was on show at the China Beijing International High Tech Expo.
How My Job Talking Women Out of Abortions Made Me Pro-Choice
Society & Culture  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, pregnancy, propaganda, anti-choice, heel-face turn )

- 1 hour ago -
Unlike women's reproductive clinics, most crisis pregnancy centers are not medical facilities, and apart from providing free pregnancy tests and possibly limited sonograms, they do not offer medical assistance.
Indonesia Approves Castration for Sex Offenders Who Prey On Children
World  (tags: Indonesia, castration, sex offenders )

Sai Krish
- 1 hour ago -
The new punishment comes in wake of brutal gang rape and murder of 14 year old on her way to home on the island of sumatra. President Joko Widodo, signed a decree on wednesday authorizing chemical castration for convicted child sex offenders
US Nuclear Force Still Using 1970s Floppy Disks Warns Watchdog
Science & Tech  (tags: Pentagon, U.S. nuclear forces, outdated technology, GAO, watchdog report, 8-inch floppy disks )

- 2 hours ago -
A Pentagon command and control system that "coordinates the operational functions of the United States' nuclear forces" runs on an IBM Series/1 computer and uses 8-inch floppy disks, a GAO report notes.
Terror Torture and US Wars of Vengeance Diminish Our Humanity
World  (tags: torture, Republican candidates, war on terror, war crimes, torture )

- 2 hours ago -
No one has been held accountable for the crimes committed in the so called war on terror. One result is what we have seen is Republican candidates for president are competing to see who can promise to commit the most crimes.
Test Your Attention: How Attentive Are You? .
Offbeat  (tags: attention, attentive, memory, video )

- 2 hours ago -
This brilliant little ad from Skoda is going to test your level of attention. Listen to the narrator and answer his questions. After watching this video, you may realize how attentive you really were.
SIGN PLEASE! Indonesia: Help! Our Forests Are Being Destroyed for Biomass
Environment  (tags: biomass, indigenous rights, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife )

- 2 hours ago -
An energy company wants to cut down rainforest to make way for 20,000 hectares of biomass plantations on Siberut, one of the most enchanting islands of Indonesia.
Bright Artificial Lighting Can Negatively Affect Your Metabolism
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, disease, environment, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, news, risks, warning )

- 2 hours ago -
Most scientists agree that artificial lighting and modern technology available across the world disrupts our natural environment and affects our metabolism. According to a Northwestern Medicine study, bright light exposure increased insulin...
Petition: Let the World Show Support for Bernie Sanders
World  (tags: humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, government, politics, usa, world, GoodNews, humans, UnitedNations, europe, china, asia, middle-east, israel )

- 2 hours ago -
Those of you in the world without voting rights in America, as America has such a large impact on the world and its environment, the citizens of the world can take the opportunity to show their support for Bernie Sanders through this petition.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, politics, terrorism, usa, dna samples, everyone-is-a-potential terrorist agenda, total control, Tyranny & Police State, fascism, Fourth Reich )

- 2 hours ago -
A NEW IMMIGRATION bill under consideration by the House Judiciary Committee would impose unprecedented restrictions on U.S. citizens seeking to sponsor the immigration of their family members, requiring that all parties submit to mandatory DNA...
5 Ingredient Drink That Balances Your PH Levels In Just 5 Days
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, food, healthcare, humans, interesting, investigation, prevention, protection, safety, ph, water )

- 2 hours ago -
An extremely acidic diet stimulates yeast and fungus growth in your body. In addition, it causes heart burn and other acid reflux disorders. The bodyâEUR(TM)s ability to detoxify heavy metals and repair cells also becomes compromised, making you more....
Secret Text in Senate Bill Would Give FBI Warrantless Access to Email Records
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, media, politics, FBI, surveillance, orwellian agenda, email snooping )

- 2 hours ago -
A PROVISION SNUCK INTO the still-secret text of the SenateâEUR(TM)s annual intelligence authorization would give the FBI the ability to demand individualsâEUR(TM) email data and possibly web-surfing history from their service providers without a warrant and...
York Archaeologists Shine a Light on 8,000 Years of Human History in the French Alps
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 2 hours ago -
PIONEERING laser scans are being used to help unlock the secrets of prehistoric paintings - and reveal how the shelter they are painted on has been used over the last 8.000 years...
Secret New Internet Rules in the Trade in Services Agreement
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, business, internet, NewTechnology, society, technology, tech, Privacy Rights, rules, trade )

- 3 hours ago -
This week new materials from the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) were released by Wikileaks, revealing that negotiators from around the world have been continuing to craft new rules that will affect all Internet users, without public scrutiny...

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