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  • Want To Murder Someone? Pennsylvania’s About To Make It Easier

    09/17/2014 9:06:21 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 11 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9-17-2014 | Dick Teresi
    Pennsylvania legislators are poised to pass into law an organ-transplant-donation bill that will make it easier for murderers to avoid detection and prosecution. Two bills, almost identical, Senate Bill 850 (SB 850) and House Bill 30 (HB 30), according to its many bipartisan sponsors, will greatly increase the number of organ donors. There are currently 121,000 people on the national waitlist for organ transplants, and laws to increase the organ supply are perennially popular in many states. Those opposing such laws are commonly accused of condemning to death people on the waitlist. Law enforcement officials, however, are taking exception to...
  • Think on these things before you go to that porn site: An Appeal to Count the Personal Cost of Porn

    08/08/2014 2:57:44 AM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 8/7/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    We live in reductionist times, which is another way of saying that we live in times that have often cast aside the deeper, sacramental, and mysterious meaning of things and people.Many human beings reduce themselves and others to merely biological realities. Gone is the soul and the mysterious spark we call life. Gone is the metaphysical, there is only the physical. Even our longings, our thirst and hunger for justice, our attraction to what is good, true and beautiful, even these soulful expressions and their reaching what is not material and “understood” by many today merely as emanations of the...
  • Interpretation of John 6:25-69

    07/09/2014 2:46:02 PM PDT · by ealgeone · 25 replies
    Catholic Apolgetics.org ^ | 03-09-10 | Dr. Robert Schihl and Paul Flanagan
    Following the details of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes--biographical, Jesus walking on the sea--biographical, Jesus reacts to the crowds' need for signs. Jesus takes them from manna, bread from heaven, to "true bread from heaven (v. 32)" ... "I am the bread (v. 35)." "I am the bread that came down from heaven (v. 41)." This is God saying this: "I am the bread that came down from heaven." If He was not really the bread that came down from heaven, His omnipotent and creative Word would then have made it so.
  • Mummified Body Found Inside Vehicle Parked In Garage At Foreclosed Home (Michigan)

    03/06/2014 2:36:53 PM PST · by dynachrome · 50 replies
    CBS Detroit ^ | 3-6-14 | unattributed
    Police say a body found inside a vehicle at a foreclosed home in metro Detroit might have been rotting there for several years. A woman’s body “in a mummified state” was discovered in the back seat of a Jeep Liberty, parked in the attached garage of a home in the 1600 block of Savanna, near Walton Boulevard and Silver Lake Road in Pontiac, according to police. A contractor made the discovery just after 6 p.m. Wednesday while working at the home, which is going through foreclosure. Police said the license plate on the woman’s vehicle expired in 2008, which could...
  • The next step: 3D printing the human body

    02/11/2014 5:16:53 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The London Telegraph ^ | February 11, 2014 | Rhiannon Williams
    Bioprinting, or the process of creating human tissues through 3D printers, is a highly contested area of technological innovation. Theoretically it could save the economy billions on a global scale, whilst boosting weak or war-torn countries' access to more affordable health care and provision, whether producing prosthetic limbs or highly customised fully-working human organs. From a technological perspective, the rise and development of 3D printing and its capabilities will play an undeniable part in our future lives. But how does the process work? UK-based company PrinterInks has teamed up with US startup Organovo, a company specialised in designing and printing...
  • Body parts in bags found on roads: Gruesome discovery believed to be homicide (Michigan)

    01/31/2014 3:43:29 PM PST · by Libloather · 37 replies
    Examiner ^ | 1/31/14
    Body parts discovered stuffed inside garbage bags and left on the side of roads in Michigan Thursday are believed to be those of an adult white male. The bagged body parts may have been tossed from a grayish-white, mid-1990s SUV, according to a witness and NBC News on Friday, Jan. 31. The human remains were found in China Township and St. Clair Township when the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office was tipped off yesterday afternoon about a "suspicious incident". Police were called around 4 p.m. Thursday by a woman reporting a "heavy-set middle aged white female" dumping garbage bags along...
  • What Will Our Resurrected Bodies Be Like? Catholic/Orthodox Caucus

    11/16/2012 4:23:51 AM PST · by Biggirl · 18 replies
    http://blog.adw.org/ ^ | November 16,2012 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    St Paul writes to the Philippians of the glory that our currently lowly bodies will one day enjoy: He will change our lowly body to conform with his glorified Body by the power that enables him also to bring all things into subjection to himself. (Phil 3:19) I once spoke with an older woman who wasn’t all that pleased to hear that her body was going to rise and be joined again to her soul: “Oh, Father, you don’t mean this old decrepit body?! If this body has to rise I am hoping for an improved model!” Yes! I think...
  • Is Nothing Sacred? Apparently Not. Reflecting on Another Absurdity in the News

    03/05/2012 11:49:54 AM PST · by NYer · 16 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | March 4, 2012 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    We live in a culture where, increasingly, any sense of the sacred is being lost. The thought that something could be sacred, special, holy, or somehow “off-limits” is bewildering to many. Indeed many secularists consider those who do see some things as sacred, to be stuffy and somehow arrogant. There are many in our culture who defend the rights of others to burn the flag, ridicule religious symbols (e.g. the cross submerged in urine some years back in a noted “art” museum), and even applaud when, a couple years back, homosexual activists desecrated the Body of Christ by stomping on...
  • A Brief Explanation of the Nuptial Meaning of the Body.

    12/05/2013 6:29:58 PM PST · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 12/5/2013 | Msgr Charles Pope
    Some of you know that I write the Question and Answer Column for Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly. I like doing that as it imposes a kind of disciplined writing on me, where I must answer questions very briefly, in about 400 words or less.A question recently came in about a topic that I have not written much about here on the Blog. I’d like to reproduce the question and answer here in order to include the concept in my blog compendium and also to encourage you, if you do not read my column in the Sunday Visitor to know about...
  • Homosexuality and Theology of the Body

    05/10/2013 7:01:54 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Life Site ^ | Fr. Peter West
    May 10, 2013 (HLIWorldWatch.org) - Polls show that most young people today, even those who identify themselves as Christians, have no problem with “same-sex marriage.” If young people today are at all aware of what the Catholic Church teaches about marriage and human sexuality, what they think they know is often only a caricature of the truth. They see it as simply a set of prohibitions established by men. But what the Church actually presents is a vision of the beauty of marriage as a sacred union between one man and one woman who are committed for life and open...
  • 'Send him back to Russia'

    05/06/2013 10:24:39 PM PDT · by Morgana · 42 replies
    FULL TITLE: 'Send him back to Russia': Funeral director stuck with suspected Boston bomber's body wants State Department to step in as US cemeteries refuse to bury him The funeral director left with the body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev made a plea to the State Department today to help him settle what will happened with the suspected bomber's remains - even if it means flying them to Russia. Peter Stefan said on Monday that a decision had to be reached after the city of Cambridge, where the suspected bombers lived prior to the attack, refused to bury the body. Mr Stefan,...
  • Is Man Tripartite or Bipartite?

    04/22/2013 2:41:15 PM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies
    Catholic Answers ^ | April 21, 2013 | Tim Staples
    Televangelist and Founder and President of Charis Bible College, Andrew Wommack, has said: The most important revelation I have ever received is the understanding that we were created by God with three distinct parts: spirit, soul, and body This idea of man as essentially “tripartite” verses the Catholic and biblical notion of man as a body/soul composite is a rather common misconception among Evangelicals and Pentecostals. They may not go as far as Mr. Wommack and say this is “the most important revelation” they have ever received, but they will be quick to defend their position nonetheless. And I...
  • Physicists Discover a Whopping 13 New Solutions to Three-Body Problem

    03/09/2013 9:25:20 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 35 replies
    Science Now ^ | 3/8/13 | Jon Cartwright
    It's the sort of abstract puzzle that keeps a scientist awake at night: Can you predict how three objects will orbit each other in a repeating pattern? In the 300 years since this "three-body problem" was first recognized, just three families of solutions have been found. Now, two physicists have discovered 13 new families. It's quite a feat in mathematical physics, and it could conceivably help astrophysicists understand new planetary systems. The trove of new solutions has researchers jazzed. "I love these things," says Robert Vanderbei a mathematician at Princeton University who was not involved in the work. He says...
  • County supervisors reach deal for dead body storage

    02/15/2013 4:38:35 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Shar Porier
    BISBEE — To be prepared for a deadly emergency affecting large numbers of people, the county Board of Supervisors and Bisbee business owner Joan Werner entered into an agreement that would provide facilities for the cold storage of human remains. The item was on the consent agenda of the supervisors’ meeting held Feb. 12 and was unanimously approved. It provides the county with a secure place to store human remains if there were mass fatalities in Cochise County.
  • The Mouth-Body Connection

    04/27/2012 1:05:10 AM PDT · by Frank Broom · 8 replies
    04-27-12 | Frank Broom
    It's time we make the connection concerning our mouth and our body. Because the Bible has a lot to say about the effects our words have on our body. Especially when our words are in line with God's words. In Proverbs 4:20-22 it says "My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings. Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart. For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh." That word health in hebrew is translated medicine, remedy, cure, deliverance so your mouth...
  • Muammar Gaddafi's 'trophy' body on show in Misrata meat store

    10/21/2011 4:42:52 PM PDT · by Libloather · 63 replies
    Guardian ^ | 10/21/11 | Andrei Netto, Ian Black, Luke Harding
    Muammar Gaddafi's 'trophy' body on show in Misrata meat storeLibyans queue to see dictator's body as wounds appear to confirm he was killed in cold blood Andrei Netto in Misrata, Ian Black in Tripoli and Luke Harding Friday 21 October 2011 15.13 EDT Bloodied, wearing just a pair of khaki trousers, and dumped on a cheap mattress, Muammar Gaddafi's body has become a gruesome tourist attraction and a macabre symbol of the new Libya's problems. Hundreds of ordinary Libyans queued up outside a refrigerated meat store in Misrata, where the dead dictator was being stored as a trophy. A guard...
  • Republican Governor Mandates BMI Reporting - One Doctor Speaks Out

    10/12/2011 9:23:23 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 14 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/12/2011 | Dr. Megan Edison
    Gov. Rick Snyder recently proposed an unprecedented plan to have doctors report the Body Mass Index of individual children into a state database and tracking system (the Michigan Care Improvement Registry). Contrary to the governor’s claim, this is not anonymous reporting. The records in this database would be accessible not just to doctors and nurses, but also to schools, day care providers and insurance companies — all without parental consent. Specific children could be tracked over time, as could their compliance (or lack thereof) with a doctor's recommendations. The scientific and statistical reality of this intrusiveness is impossible to ignore....
  • 3 Arrested After Man's Dismembered Body Found

    10/02/2011 4:20:40 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    COVINGTON, Ky. -- Three people have been arrested and charged with killing and dismembering a Covington man found four days after he disappeared. Covington Police Lt. Spike Jones told The Kentucky Enquirer that officers arrested Tiffany Herrera, Austin Eash and a juvenile on Friday. All three are charged with murder, abuse of corpse, tampering with evidence and theft. A man doing work at an apartment found the body of 56-year-old Donnell Brown and called police Thursday afternoon. Brown's wife, Sharon Brown, said her husband's head and legs had been severed. Sharon Brown said her estranged husband moved from Burlington to...
  • 2 Men Accused Of Taking Dead Friend Out For Night On The Town

    09/16/2011 6:53:50 AM PDT · by montyspython · 53 replies
    denver.cbslocal.com ^ | September 15, 2011
    DENVER (CBS4) – Two men are facing charges in a crime that has family members shocked. They are accused of putting their deceased friend into a car and then heading out for a night of bar hopping. Jeffrey Jarrett died last month. The cause of Jarrett’s death is still being investigated. Jarrett’s family is appalled by what happened. Two of his friends, Robert Young and Mark Rubinson, allegedly loaded his body into a car, hit a bar in Denver then another one in Aurora, before finally taking Jarrett, 43, home. Rubinson, 25, and Young, 43, then ended their night at...
  • Dubai says no to body scanners

    06/17/2011 11:23:08 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 5 replies
    The National ^ | 6/10/11 | Awad Mustafa
    DUBAI // Full-body scanners will not be introduced at Dubai International Airport, police have confirmed. Security teams will instead rely on well-trained personnel to provide screening, Brig Gen Ahmed bin Thani, the director of the Airport Security Department at Dubai Police, said yesterday. The airport had been considering purchasing the controversial machines - which create images of passengers' bodies through their clothing - as recently as December, when officials suggested they could be modified to protect privacy and health. However, Brig Gen Thani said that international standards adopted by the airport in 2007 were already adequate to ensure passenger safety....
  • Body Language of Netanyahu & Obama At Whitehouse Meeting

    05/21/2011 11:02:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 67 replies · 1+ views
    youtube ^ | 5/21 | fox
    Obama shows his irritation and lack of self confidence. The whole world watched this meeting between Obama & Netanyahu. Bibi to Bobo: "It's not gonna happen"
  • Body of Baby Victimized in Abortion Found in Clinic Parking Lot

    04/22/2011 3:57:13 PM PDT · by julieee · 3 replies · 1+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | April 22, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Body of Baby Victimized in Abortion Found in Clinic Parking Lot El Paso, TX -- Local pro-life advocates helping to offer women alternatives to abortion outside an abortion clinic in El Paso, Texas have found the body of an unborn child victimized by an abortion in the parking lot of the facility. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/04/22/body-of-baby-victimized-in-abortion-found-in-clinic-parking-lot/
  • Fans Bring Dead Body to Soccer Match in Colombia

    03/29/2011 8:18:18 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    FOX News ^ | March 29, 2011 | FoxNews.com
    It was like a scene from "Weekend at Bernie's" when a Colombian soccer team recently got an unexpected fan. Friends brought a coffin with the body of a 17-year-old boy into a soccer match Sunday between Cucuta Deportivo and Envigado, according to Colombia Reports. Christopher Jacome, a big fan of Cucuta, was gunned down Saturday in a local park while playing soccer, according to the paper. Friends of Jacome took his body from the funeral home after the wake and brought it into General Santander Stadium for the game. "They don't let in the fanatics, but yes, a cadaver. This...
  • Introducing the modesty scanners:New software in U.S. airports after outrage

    02/03/2011 7:14:55 AM PST · by rawhide · 14 replies
    America was outraged when full-body scanners, which showed revealing pictures of air passengers, were introduced. Now, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has bowed to pressure to introduce new software that will show just the outline of the person travelling. The new scanner software, being trialled in three U.S. airports, will reveal any abnormalities on a generic male or female figure that looks similar to a chalk outline In another change the new software will only alert staff when a questionable object is detected and those being scanned will be able to see their image on a screen as they exit...
  • Muslim body slates 'excessive' Christmas

    12/23/2010 1:40:10 PM PST · by Nachum · 29 replies · 2+ views
    Jakarta - Indonesia's top Islamic body said on Thursday that Christmas decorations in malls, amusement centres and public places were "excessive and provocative" in the Muslim-majority country. Christmas ornamentation had been put up in an "excessive and provocative way", said Muhyidin Junaedi, one of the chairpersons of the Indonesia Ulema Council (MUI). "It should be done in a proportional manner as Muslims are the majority here, otherwise it will hurt their feelings," he said.
  • Leader of TSA offers pat-downs to senators

    11/17/2010 10:41:34 AM PST · by rawhide · 10 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 10-17-10 | Jordy Yager
    The head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) offered on Wednesday to have airport screeners come to Capitol Hill to give senators a pat-down so they could fully understand the mechanics of the newly deployed, controversial technique. “Honestly, any member who has not experienced that pat-down [and] who would like to do that — I would not offer it — but an experienced qualified security officer would be glad to do that,” Pistole said. Pistole told a separate panel of senators yesterday that the pat-down technique is so thorough that, had it been used, it would have thwarted the suspected...
  • Senators and TSA Defend "Love Pats" at Airports

    11/17/2010 9:54:05 AM PST · by rawhide · 76 replies
    cbsnews.com ^ | 1-17-10 | By Joshua Norman .
    Transportation Safety Administration chief John Pistole and several senators from both parties defended the new, enhanced airport security screening procedures as necessary in the face of a persistent and evolving terrorist threat in a hearing Wednesday on Capitol Hill. Pistole, calm and confident in the face of an increasing public outcry against the procedures, talked extensively about the repercussions of last year's attempted Christmas Day bombing being the impetus for the enhanced screenings before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, TSA's oversight committee. "We know the terrorists' intent is still there," Pistole testified. "We are using technology and protocols...
  • TSA boss: New pat-downs are more invasive

    11/17/2010 8:48:22 AM PST · by rawhide · 38 replies
    ajc.com ^ | 10-17-10 | EILEEN SULLIVAN
    The head of the Transportation Security Administration is acknowledging that the new pat-downs are more invasive than what travelers were used to in the past. TSA administrator John Pistole says he has received the new pat-down, as has his boss, Secretary Janet Napolitano. Some travelers complain that the new inspections target sensitive body areas. Pistole says he understands those privacy concerns, but says the government must provide the best possible security for air travelers. Pistole was testifying before a Senate committee about TSA policies and procedures. The hearing was scheduled before the recent outrage about airport security pat-downs.
  • Mom upset about 12-yr old daughter's full body security scan experience

    11/14/2010 7:44:39 PM PST · by rawhide · 94 replies · 1+ views
    abc2news.com ^ | 7.21.2010 | David Kosin
    The TSA calls them another weapon in the fight against terrorism. The machines are meant to detect a wide range of threats. But even children could be picked by an agent to move through one, which doesn't sit well with Michelle Nemphos of Cockeysville. Her 12-year-old daughter, whom she did not want to appear on camera, was at Tampa International Airport on vacation with a family friend when a TSA officer chose her. "It's an image of a nude child that they're seeing. This is child pornography whether people want to believe this or not. How is this any different,"...
  • Woman Drove Around With Corpse For Nearly a Year

    10/21/2010 5:36:21 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 92 replies
    KTLA-TV, Los Angeles ^ | October 21, 2010 | KTLA News
    COSTA MESA -- A woman drove around with a decomposing corpse for months before the body was discovered by police. Officers made the gruesome discovery on Monday while responding to a report of an illegally parked car. Police say the woman tried to cover the mummified corpse with pieces of clothing. The car was blocking a driveway in the 2000 block of Tustin Avenue in Costa Mesa. Officers could smell a foul odor coming from the car, and after seeing a leg underneath the clothing, broke a window to get access inside. Inside the car, officers also found a box...
  • Quillen: The body dilemma

    10/10/2010 11:19:30 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 3 replies
    Denver Post ^ | Ed Quillen
    About 30 years ago, when we still had working mines, I interviewed a member of the Mine Rescue Team from Lake County, which had just won a regional contest. He mentioned a recent exploit. A rock collector had not contented himself with the waste dump of an abandoned mine, but had proceeded to the shaft collar and started down the wooden ladder inside. The rotten rungs collapsed. Down went the collector. After he was reported missing, his vehicle was found near the shaft. My informant had drawn the short straw, so down he went on a rope to retrieve the...
  • Let Not Sin Reign...Romans 6

    Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God. For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace.(Romans 6:12-14) Up until now in our study of Romans, we have been looking at the doctrine of the Gospel. The doctrine of the fall of man, the teaching about the Law,...
  • TSA Screener Cited "Torture" In Scanner Case

    09/16/2010 9:43:36 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 8 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | Sep 14, 2010
    DOCUMENT: Bizarre, Florida TSA Screener Cited "Torture" In Scanner Case Arrestee's genitalia was exposed by "full body" device SEPTEMBER 14--The airport screener arrested for assaulting a coworker who taunted him about the size of his penis after his genitalia was exposed by a full-body scanner told police that he snapped after being subjected to “psychological torture” by fellow Transportation Security Administration employees who repeatedly asked him, “What size are you?” In a handwritten statement given to cops following his May arrest, Rolando Negrin, 45, described the fallout after he walked through a high-tech "whole body image" scanner during a training...
  • Body Found In Restroom At Los Angeles Airport

    09/15/2010 1:08:00 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 32 replies
    AP via WTAE.com ^ | September 15, 2010 | THOMAS WATKINS
    LOS ANGELES -- Officials say a body has been found in a men's restroom at Los Angeles International Airport. Airport spokesman Albert Rodriguez says a cleaner made the discovery around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday in a restroom in Terminal 3.
  • Burial at sea fails when body surfaces

    09/14/2010 11:20:00 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 71 replies
    South Florida Sun Sentinel ^ | September 14, 2010 | Robert Nolin
    FORT LAUDERDALE — A burial in his beloved sea was the wish of Daniel Scott Lasky, who died last week at his home in Hickory, N.C. But his family's efforts to comply with that wish led to a fisherman's startling discovery and sent homicide investigators scrambling to solve the mystery of a body at sea. Lasky, a 48-year-old grocery worker, died of Lou Gehrig's disease on Sept. 8. The next day his family packed his body in dry ice, loaded it into a van and drove to Fort Lauderdale, where Lasky once vacationed. After stopping overnight in Daytona Beach, the...
  • US Marshals Confirm Body Found At Landfill Is Inmate Who Escaped El Paso Jail

    07/09/2010 7:34:21 PM PDT · by OldBullrider · 48 replies
    KVIA.com ^ | July 9, 2010 | By ABC-7 Reporter Ken Molestina
    EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Marshals confirmed to ABC-7 Friday afternoon that a body found in a Sunland Park, N.M. landfill was that of a federal inmate who escaped the El Paso jail earlier in the day. Carlos Roberto Medina-Bailon, 30, of Delicias, Mexico, is believed to have escaped the El Paso County Detention Facility between 4:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Friday by using the garbage disposal system.
  • Dubai Rejects Full-Body Scanners Because They 'Contradict Islam'

    Dubai airports will not use hi-tech full-body scanners because they "contradict Islam" and violate passengers' privacy, according to reports — even though the scanners can detect terrorist threats like those posed by the Christmas Day bomber. Neither of Dubai's two airports will use the scanners "out of respect for the privacy of individuals and their personal freedom," the head of airport security for the emirate told Al-Bayan daily, AFP reported.
  • Do Not Mock Your Co-Worker's Tiny P_n_s While Testing Full-Body Scanners

    05/07/2010 9:27:42 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 55 replies · 1,635+ views
    The consumerist ^ | May 7, 2010 | Laura Northrup
    Do Not Mock Your Co-Worker's Tiny Penis While Testing Full-Body Scanners By Laura Northrup on May 7, 2010 11:10 AM If you've been wondering how much of your body airport full-body scanners actually do reveal, a recent TSA training session in Miami shows the answer: enough for your co-workers to mock the size of your genitals. The target of the mockery eventually found it unbearable, and police say that he "could not take the jokes anymore and lost his mind," attacking one of his colleagues in the parking lot. He was arrested for aggravated battery. From the police report: "The...
  • 'Naked machines' headed for airports

    01/05/2010 8:30:13 PM PST · by SoonerStorm09 · 58 replies · 3,002+ views
    Oklahoma Watchdog ^ | January 5, 2010 | Andrew W. Griffin
    OKLAHOMA CITY – Will Rogers World Airport will get full body scanners like the one at Tulsa International, though at least one area resident says the “naked machines” will be enough to keep her from flying. Following the attempted Christmas Day bombing of Northwest flight 253, the federal Transportation Security Administration has ramped up plans to make sure airline travelers are thoroughly searched and even scanned in new machines. Some travelers are not thrilled with the idea of having to go through the body scanners, or “naked machine,” as Norman resident and activist Kaye Beach calls them. “The way I...
  • Official: KGB chief ordered Hitler's remains destroyed

    12/16/2009 10:37:37 AM PST · by Reaganesque · 31 replies · 1,494+ views
    CNN.com ^ | 12/11/09 | Maxim Tkachenko
    Moscow, Russia (CNN) -- The remains of Adolf Hitler were burned in 1970 by Soviet KGB agents and thrown into a river in Germany on direct orders from the spy agency's chief, a top Russian security official said this week. The head archivist of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) -- the successor to the former Soviet Union's KGB -- confirmed for the first time the chain of events that led to the disposal of Hitler's body, and who ordered the operation, in an exclusive interview with Russia's Interfax news agency. Gen. Vasily Khristoforov told Interfax in an interview published Monday...
  • LAURA INGRAHAM: "PELOSI DID EVERYTHING EXCEPT SELL HER OWN BODY" TO WIN HEALTH CARE VOTES

    11/12/2009 10:52:22 PM PST · by TheFreedomPoster · 20 replies · 956+ views
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | November 12, 2009 | TheCapitalist
    VIDEO: Conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham accurately described Queen Nancy Pelosi's political tactics in getting her 1,990 page, unconstitutional health care bill passed.
  • Neighbors thought dead man's body was part of Halloween display

    10/21/2009 6:50:25 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 11 replies · 1,463+ views
    latimes ^ | October 17, 2009 | Seema Mehta and Martha Groves
    The body of 75-year-old man sat decomposing on his Marina del Rey balcony for days because neighbors thought the lifeless figure was part of a Halloween display and didn't call police. Mostafa Mahmoud Zayed had apparently been dead since Monday with a single gunshot wound to one eye. He was slumped over a chair on the third-floor balcony of his apartment on Bora Bora Way, said cameraman Austin Raishbrook, who owns RMG News and was on the scene Thursday when authorities were alerted to the body. Neighbors told Raishbrook that they noticed the body Monday "but didn't bother calling authorities...
  • Air passengers face full body X-rays after suicide bombers hide devices INSIDE their bodies

    10/06/2009 3:08:51 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 44 replies · 1,783+ views
    Mail Foreign Service ^ | Oct. 6, 2009
    Travellers to Europe face being treated like drug smugglers as security chiefs are expected to recommend new intrusive security measures. French anti-terror chiefs are expected to propose the new measures, such as full body X-rays or handing in all electronic devices, after a terrorist tried to kill a Saudi prince with a bomb he had inserted into his body. Al Qaeda's latest ploy was first pioneered by Abdullah Hassan al Asiri, who blew himself apart in Jeddah in late August in an attack on Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, the Saudi anti-terrorism chief. The 23-year-old terrorist blew himself into 70 pieces...
  • It is Time for a Real Sexual ‘Counter-Revolution’

    09/16/2009 4:43:03 AM PDT · by tcg · 3 replies · 671+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 9/16/09 | Jennifer Hartline
    The sanctity of human life from the moment of conception throughout all of life up to and including a natural death is the only foundation our society will ever be able to stand upon if we hope to flourish as a truly free people. It’s quite obvious our foundation is crumbling. To repair it, we must go back to square one and correct our ideas about sex. Unless we give sexual intercourse its due reverence, we’ll never give human life its due reverence. The two can never be separated, as Pope Paul VI tried to tell the world in his...
  • Human Remains Found in Search for Missing Yale Student

    09/13/2009 8:24:15 PM PDT · by nmh · 21 replies · 2,046+ views
    Fox News ^ | 9/13/09 | AP
    Police in Connecticut on Sunday said they found what they believe is the body of a Yale University graduate student and bride-to-be hidden inside the wall of a university building where she was last seen five days before. ... State police found the body at around 5 p.m. Sunday in an area of the building that houses utility cables that run between floors.
  • Inside a Creepy Global Body Parts Business

    09/02/2009 10:04:16 AM PDT · by BGHater · 8 replies · 564+ views
    Spiegel ^ | 28 Aug 2009 | Martina Keller and Markus Grill
    42.90 Euros Per Arm The German company Tutogen's business in body parts is as secretive as it is lucrative. It extracts bones from corpses in Ukraine to manufacture medical products, as part of a global market worth billions that is centered in the United States. Anatoly Korzhak, a pensioner and former engineer, died in Kiev on August 5, 2004. His body was picked up at 2 a.m. and taken to the forensic medicine institute in the Ukrainian capital. That same night, Korzhak's daughter, Lena Krat, received a telephone call and was asked to come to the institute as soon as...
  • Beloved husband & dad is mourned, but it's not his body in the casket

    08/19/2009 3:33:02 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 18 replies · 984+ views
    Philadelphia Daily News ^ | 8/19/2009 | KITTY CAPARELLA
    The mourners knew it wasn't Tex. Nearly everyone who passed the silver casket at Tindley Temple United Methodist Church yesterday morning whispered to each other. That's not Tex, they said. But the corpse was wearing his blue suit and black boots ... On Monday night, Roberts' wife, Janie Holsey, and others went to check the body at James L. Hawkins Funeral Home, at 1640 Federal St., and told a female employee: "This is not my husband." But family members said the woman at the South Philadelphia funeral home insisted: "That's how they look when they die." ... Meantime, the funeral...
  • CNN reporting female body found by blue drumbarrel near Chicago River(Peterson?)

    05/21/2009 10:29:24 PM PDT · by DGHoodini · 27 replies · 2,427+ views
    CNN Headline news | 5/22/2009 | DGHoodini
    CNN reporting a body found near a blue barrel, near Chicago River. (20 minutes away from Drew Petersons house. Body found, wearing just panties, with the head and arms missing. .
  • Body stirs missing-women cases - Families of Stebic, Peterson await autopsy results

    05/20/2009 10:12:34 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 11 replies · 1,167+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 5-21-09 | Erika Slife, Alicia Fabbre
    A cleanup crew working Wednesday afternoon on the Des Plaines River discovered badly decomposed human remains, igniting hope in the families of two missing Will County women that they might find closure. An autopsy will be performed Thursday on the unidentified remains found along the banks of the river near Channahon, just west of Interstate Highway 55, an area where searchers have looked for Stacy Peterson since she disappeared Oct. 28, 2007. Authorities would not discuss the condition of the remains, whether they were male or female, or if clothing was found on the body. Officials said there is no...
  • Police ask help in identifying boy's body found buried in Albuquerque playground

    05/16/2009 9:48:29 AM PDT · by leapfrog0202 · 19 replies · 1,055+ views
    foxnews.com ^ | 5/16/09 | AP
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A boy's body has been found buried in the sand of a playground at a public park on the city's northeast side, and police are asking the public for their help as detectives try to find out who the child is. Albuquerque Police Chief Ray Schultz said during a news conference late Friday that police have had no reports of missing children. "We have detectives standing by to respond to any information anyone can provide us about this missing juvenile. We believe that he may be missing from the neighborhood," the chief said. The boy — believed...