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Sex Trafficker Sentenced to 156 Months in Federal Prison
World  (tags: humanrights, children, usa, sex trafficking charges )

- 3 hours ago -
ROANOKE, Va. âEUR" A 26-year-old, Vinton, Virginia, resident, was sentenced Monday to 156 months in federal prison for sex trafficking a minor and persuading a minor to engage in prostitution.
CIA Chief: Genome-Editing May Be Used for Biological Warfare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics )

- 4 hours ago -
Advances in genome editing pose a threat to national security and may be used to create biological weapons, Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan said at the Council on Foreign Relations on Wednesday
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, conservation, extinction, wildlife, protection )

- 5 hours ago -
We are afraid of sharks, but really they should be afraid of us.
Bernie Sanders Delegate Annie Vitters on Passion, Politics and Saving the Planet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Progressive, ethics, politics, environment, delegate, climate change, global warming, conservation, fracking, biological diversity, DNC Convention, vegan lifestyle )

- 6 hours ago -
When faced with the big question of who to support in the upcoming presidential election, there's one issue that, to an increasing number of voters, is taking priority over everything else - and it's not what you might think.
Canada to Release Salmon to Help Feed Endangered Killer Whales
Animals  (tags: Southern Resident Orca, Canada, animalwelfare, whales, endangered )

- 6 hours ago -
A lack of food is the biggest threat to Southern Resident orcas.
A Strange, Low-Pitched Sound Is Coming From the Caribbean Sea
Offbeat  (tags: environment, unusual, interesting )

- 6 hours ago -
Scientists have detected a strange, much louder sound coming from the Caribbean Sea.
The SeaWorld Deal to End Captive Breeding Is Just the Start
Animals  (tags: SeaWorld, captivity, whales, dolphins )

- 6 hours ago -
A profound shift is under way in corporate attitudes toward the treatment of animals.
Philadelphia Just Became the First Major US City to Pass a Soda Tax | VICE News
Health & Wellness  (tags: soda tax, Philadelphia, obesity epidemic, bodegas, health, education, tax revenue )

- 7 hours ago -
leveling a 1.5 cent tax per ounce on the beverages despite a massive anti-tax campaign waged by the beverage industry and bodega owners. The Philly City Council passed the tax - which will apply to both sugar-sweetened and diet beverages
Scientific Studies Reveal That Wi-Fi Radiation Is Harmful to the Brain, Especially a ChildâEUR(TM)s Brain
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, babies, Body-Mind-Spirit, cancer, children, ethics, healthcare, investigation, prevention, protection, risks, safety, warning, wifi, cell phones radiation, cancer, laptops )

- 7 hours ago -
This article only represents a very small fraction of the research regarding the dangers associated with these devices. We encourage you to further your own research, and just wanted to provide a base to let you know that itâEUR(TM)s something more of....
Cat Sanctuary With Ill Kittens Needs Donations- Please Help the Whiskers' Syndicate!
Animals  (tags: )

- 7 hours ago -
Josie cares for ove 80 resident cats and countless ferals in her small town of Bandung, Indonesia. There are no animal protection laws, no humane society- only Josie stands between the cats and hunger/disease/neglect. Any donation will save a life!
See How Your State Legally Defines Rape (or DoesnâEUR(TM)t) | TakePart
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, definition )

- 7 hours ago -
How does your state LEGALLY define rape?
These Are Among the Biggest Archaeological Discoveries in History
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 7 hours ago -
For centuries, there have been countless prehistoric discoveries that give us a rare sight into the lives of our forefathers. Archaeology transforms our perception of the past. The more primeval grounds and artefacts that are found...
5,000-Year-Old Mesopotamian Pay Stub Reveals Workers Were Paid With Beer
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 7 hours ago -
An ancient cuneiform tablet dating back to 3,000 BC, which was discovered in the Mesopotamian city of Uruk, in modern day Iraq, reveals that the workers of the ancient city were paid with beer rations...
The Hidden Stories Behind Their Eyes: Unearthing the Secrets of Fayum Mummy Portraits
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 7 hours ago -
The famous Fayum mummy portraits of people who lived in Egypt during the Greco-Roman period contain many secrets and were very important for the dead buried with them. These magnificent portraits were prepared to help people in their afterlife
99-Million-Year-Old Wings From Dinosaur-Era Bird Found Preserved (Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 7 hours ago -
New research details the discovery of two fossilized bird wings estimated to be 99-million years old. The appendages are reportedly well preserved in pieces of amber, which a paleontologist spotted for sale at a market in Myanmar...
'Let's Move on': Hillary's Blithe Response After Devastating Congress Report Reveals She Lied and Lied Again About What Caused U
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, Hillary Clinton, government, elections, democrats, obama, news, republicans, usa, war )

- 7 hours ago -
The blistering 800-page report excoriates the Obama administration, finding that it lied about what caused the attacks which claimed the lives.
Escape Tunnel, Dug By Hand, Is Found at Holocaust Massacre Site
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history, investigation )

- 8 hours ago -
Using radar and radio waves to scan beneath the ground, the researchers found the tunnel, a 100-foot passageway between five and nine feet below the surface, the team announced on Wednesday...
Common Good Under Attack as Civil Society Groups Targeted Worldwide
World  (tags: Civil Society Groups )

- 8 hours ago -
Annual report by CIVICUS documents a year shaped by conflict and popular resistance.
US-Mexico-Canada Aim for 50% Clean Power By 2025, But Where Is 'Real Action'?
World  (tags: Canada/US/Mexico )

- 8 hours ago -
You talk the talk but do you walk the walk?
Help End Trophy Hunting PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, suffering, protection )

- 8 hours ago -
Tell the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs to stop supporting trophy hunting!

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