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  • Man Who Burned Retina During 1962 Eclipse Warns Others of Viewing Dangers

    08/17/2017 1:39:31 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 37 replies
    Lou Tomososki was a high school teen in 1962 when his science teacher told the class about a solar eclipse that was going to take place that afternoon, NBC affiliate KGW reported. Tomososki and a friend viewed the partial eclipse outside Marshall High School in Portland. "The sun at that time, at 3:30 p.m., was in the one o’clock position," said Tomososki. "I said to Roger, 'If you stare at it long enough the brightness goes away.'" By that night, both Tomososki and Roger were having vision problems. He said the vision problems never got any worse — but they...
  • Did Clinton's E-mail Server Help Betray Iranian Scientist?

    09/29/2016 9:12:27 AM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 6 replies
    The New American ^ | 11 August 2016 | C. Mitchell Shaw
    State-sponsored hackers penetrate the systems of other nations. It happens regularly. The United States does it. China does it. Russia does it. Iran does it. Sometimes, hacking reveals that someone in the hacking nation is working with the enemy. When that happens, someone dies. Sometimes, a secretary of state receives e-mails — on her unsecured, private e-mail server — about an Iranian scientist who is providing information to the United States and then that scientist is later executed for espionage.Throughout the scandal surrounding her use of an unsecured, private e-mail server, Hillary Clinton claimed that she “never sent or received...
  • Researchers Reconstruct Early Version of Old Testament Text From Burned Scroll

    09/27/2016 10:46:48 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 10 replies
    WSJ ^ | Sept. 21, 2016 | ROBERT LEE HOTZ
    From a charred Hebrew scroll, researchers resurrected one of the earliest known versions of the Old Testament using a new digital reconstruction technique that may prove invaluable in revealing words from other previously unreadable finds, said scientists who plan to make the imaging software freely available. In research published in Science Advances Wednesday, computer analysts at the University of Kentucky in Lexington detailed the technology they used to reveal text within a roll of parchment reduced to charcoal in a burning synagogue 1,500 years ago, “virtually unwrapping” the scroll without ever actually touching the artifact. While important to archaeologists, the...
  • Huma Abedin admits that Clinton burned daily schedules

    07/04/2016 1:56:54 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 39 replies
    https://nypost.com ^ | 07/04/2016 | Daniel Halper
    Hillary Clinton’s closest aide revealed in a deposition last week that her boss destroyed at least some of her schedules as secretary of state — a revelation that could complicate matters for the presumptive Democratic nominee who, along with the State Department she ran, is facing numerous lawsuits seeking those very public records. Huma Abedin was deposed in connection with a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit into Clinton’s e-mails — but her admission could be relevant to another lawsuit seeking Clinton’s schedules. “If there was a schedule that was created that was her Secretary of State daily schedule, and a...
  • Egypt: Christians attacked and homes burned by Muslim mob over rumored church building

    06/25/2016 9:55:33 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 16 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 06/21/16 | Florence Taylor
    Christian homes and property have been attacked by a Muslim mob in Egypt over rumours a house under construction was being turned into a church. A large group of Muslims gathered around the house, owned by Coptic Christian Naim Aziz, in Qarayat al Bayda village near Alexandria after Friday prayers on June 17, chanting: "By no means shall there be a church here". "A great deal of fanatic Muslims gathered in front of the new house of my cousin, Naim Aziz, during its construction because of a rumour spread in the village that this building would be turned into a...
  • San Jose burned by bankruptcy of contractor on environmental center (OOOPS!)

    08/25/2013 10:27:57 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies
    Mercury News ^ | 8/25/13 | John Woolfolk
    SAN JOSE -- A Modesto contractor awarded an $11 million contract to build a San Jose environmental center despite finishing two city fire stations late has walked off the job and filed for bankruptcy with the unfinished project more than six months overdue and $1.6 million over budget. Applegate Johnston's team failed to show up at the Las Plumas Avenue job site last month and filed bankruptcy papers two weeks later, jeopardizing the project's completion and complex financing and forcing the city this week to delay occupancy of a key tenant until next year. City officials said the deadlines to...
  • Family says body of murdered former Alabama A&M administrator beaten, dragged, burned

    03/04/2013 11:57:59 AM PST · by BO Stinkss · 29 replies
    http://al.com ^ | 03/04/2013 | Paul Gattis
    CLARKSDALE, Miss. -- The body of Marco McMillian, the former Alabama A&M administrator whose body was found last week, was "beaten, dragged and burned," according to a statement released by his family to the Jackson Clarion Ledger. A Shelby Miss. man, 22-year-old Jeremy Reed, has been charged in McMillian's murder. "We feel this was not a random act of violence based on the condition of the body when it was found," the McMillian family said in the statement. "Marco, nor anyone, should have their lives end in this manner." McMillian worked in the cabinet of former Alabama A&M President Robert...
  • Accused witch burned alive in Papua New Guinea

    02/09/2013 4:59:33 AM PST · by Dartman · 11 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | Feb.9/13 | Reuters
    GENEVA - A woman was burnt alive in Papua New Guinea this week after townspeople accused her of sorcery, the United Nations said on Friday, citing the “heinous crime” as part of a growing pattern of vigilante attacks on people accused of witchcraft. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay called on authorities in Papua New Guinea to investigate such crimes and bring their perpetrators to justice. A 1971 law defining sorcery as a crime in the South Pacific nation should be repealed, Pillay’s spokeswoman said. “We are deeply disturbed by reports of the torture and killing of a...
  • Boy tied to tree and burned alive on his eighth birthday [clip]

    10/19/2012 11:14:27 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 35 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 17 October 2012 | Sara Malm
    Robbie Middleton was doused in gasoline and set on fire on his eighth birthday in 1998He died 13 years later from cancer caused by the burns covering his bodyIn a video recorded on his deathbed he accused his alleged attacker Don Collins of raping him two weeks before he was set on fireDon Collins, now 27, is to be charged with felony murder
  • Israeli Flag Burned, Diplomat Rushed Out of Morocco

    03/26/2012 11:33:22 AM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    INN ^ | 3/26/12 | Chana Ya'ar
    Thousands of protesters burned Israeli flags in Morocco and protested the presence of an Israeli diplomat, threatening his safety. Thousands of protesters marched in the Moroccan capital of Rabat on Monday, torching Israeli flags and protesting the presence of diplomat David Saranga. The Israeli official was in town to attend a meeting of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EUROMED) at the Moroccan parliament. However, he was quietly escorted out a side door of the building for his own safety after the meeting, when protesters stormed the building. He was swiftly placed in a car and taken to the airport under heavy security,...
  • Missouri Burning: The Kansas City School of Hate

    03/08/2012 8:12:05 AM PST · by Paladins Prayer · 20 replies · 1+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | March 7, 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    The boy raised his hand, eager to answer the question. “What would you know about it?” exclaimed the teacher dismissively. “You’re not our race.” This was not dialogue from a Hollywood movie. According to a woman named Melissa Coon, it was what a teacher at East High School in Kansas City told her 13-year-old son, Allen, when he attempted to answer a question during Black History Month. Coon identifies that teacher as Mrs. Karla Dorsey, who is black; Allen is white. As has already been reported, Allen was a victim of a vicious racial attack last week in which two...
  • #Occupy Idiot Catches on Fire – Suffers Second Degree Burns When He Torches Historic Colorado Landma

    02/29/2012 8:14:51 PM PST · by Baynative · 69 replies · 5+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 2/29/12 | Jim Hoft
    Now this… Kyle Lawrence, a Colorado Springs Occupier, remains in a Denver Hospital burn unit with second degree burns that he received when he was caught on fire during the arson that leveled the Historic Green Mountain Falls Town Hall.
  • Mother of St. Paul man set on fire by her boyfriend steals money from him, authorities say

    10/26/2011 4:38:25 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 24 replies · 1+ views
    pioneer press ^ | 10-26-11 | Maricella Miranda
    19-year-old St. Paul man who was set on fire by his mother's boyfriend has accused his uncle and mother of stealing thousands of dollars from a benefit for him, authorities say. Jeffrey Allen Stewart, 43, and Jodi Ann Stewart, 40, of South St. Paul, each face a felony of aiding and abetting theft by swindle in the theft, according to a Dakota County criminal complaint filed today. The brother and sister allegedly stole $2,500 from Antonie Willis. The money was taken from banks in South St. Paul and Woodbury, the charges said. Willis was burned by his mother's boyfriend, Curtis...
  • Monkey "witch" burned by South African township mob

    06/01/2011 9:53:27 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 19 replies
    Global Post ^ | 6/1/11
    Animal welfare workers were contacted by a Kagiso resident traumatized by the incident, in which a vervet monkey was beaten, pelted with stones, shot at and burned to death. Animal welfare groups in South Africa have condemned the “barbaric” killing of a vervet monkey by a mob of township residents who said it was a talking witch. The monkey was beaten, pelted with stones, shot at and then doused with gas and burned to death in Kagiso near Johannesburg, by residents chanting “Kill that witch!”, reports South Africa’s Star newspaper. The vervet monkey had reportedly wandered into the township after...
  • Only 321 Murders and 2 Beheadings Since Koran Burned in Florida

    04/03/2011 12:28:49 AM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies
    gateway pundit ^ | 4/2/11 | Jim Hoft
    Only 321 people were slaughtered this week by Muslims in at least 26 terror attacks including two UN workers who were beheaded in Afghanistan after prayers. Koran and a bomb. A fighter holds up a Koran and a grenade on the road between Brega and Bin Jawad in Libya, March 28, 2011. (REUTERS/Andrew Winning)
  • Puppy beaten, burned during Macon home burglary

    12/18/2010 8:39:31 AM PST · by a real Sheila · 79 replies · 2+ views
    Macon Telegraph ^ | 12/18/2010 | AMY LEIGH WOMACK
    A Macon woman arrived home from work Thursday to discover her house had been burglarized and her puppy severely cut, beaten and burned. Kristy Lipscomb, of Beddingfield Drive in south Macon, said she left home about 6 p.m. Wednesday to go to work at Houston Healthcare in Warner Robins. When she returned home just before 8 a.m. Thursday, she found her bedroom had been ransacked and her kitchen cabinets left open. The electrical meter had been stolen from an outside
  • Arabs against Arabs: Hevron Stores Burned for Dealing with Jews

    05/30/2010 12:10:23 AM PDT · by Nachum · 1 replies · 237+ views
    inn ^ | 5/30/10 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    The anti-Israel boycott by the Palestinian Authority took on wider dimensions Friday night when Arabs burned two Arab stores for allegedly doing business with Jews. The stores are located on “Zion Way," the route connecting Kiryat Arba with the area of the Patriarchs Cave in Hevron. The incident is another sign that the PA boycott has fostered increasingly belligerent anti-Israel sentiment. The boycott began several months ago with the confiscation in Samaria of thousands of dollars of cosmetics produced at a kibbutz near the Dead Sea in the Jordan Valley.
  • U.S. drone attack in Pakistan kills three militants

    01/01/2010 7:41:52 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 4 replies · 313+ views
    Reuters ^ | January 1, 2010 | Reporting Haji Mujtaba
    MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (Reuters) - A missile fired by a pilotless U.S. drone aircraft on Friday killed at least three militants traveling in a car in Pakistan's North Waziristan region on the Afghan border, security officials said. "The bodies were burned beyond recognition. We are trying to determine their identity," said one security official. On Thursday night, a drone attack killed at least two militants in the same region, known as a sanctuary for Taliban and al Qaeda militants fighting in Pakistan and Afghanistan. The United States carried out at least 50 drone air strikes in northwestern border regions in 2009,...
  • ‘Operation Proper Exit’ helps injured combat vets heal emotional wounds

    12/28/2009 3:24:25 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 272+ views
    Multi-National Force-Iraq ^ | Sgt. Lindsey Bradford, USA
    Capt. Sam Brown hugs his wife, Capt. Robin Brown, after arriving in Baghdad as part of Operation Proper Exit, Dec. 28. Brown suffered burns to 30 percent of his body in Kandahar, Afghanistan, but has returned to Iraq to tell his story to service members and help find emotional closure. Photo by Lee Craker, Multi-National Corps - Iraq. BAGHDAD — “Alive Day” is a term used by a number of injured combat veterans to describe the day they escaped death.  Some were left with scrapes and bruises, others lost their limbs, and for some, there are emotional wounds they will...
  • Settlers attack West Bank mosque and burn holy Muslim books

    12/11/2009 6:29:49 AM PST · by markomalley · 84 replies · 4,796+ views
    The Times ^ | 12/11/2009 | James Hider
    Suspected Jewish settlers today attacked a mosque in the northern West Bank, burning holy books and spraying threatening graffiti in Hebrew on the building, Palestinian officials and Israeli police said. Extremists broke into the mosque in the village of Yasuf, near the city of Nablus, and burned Muslim holy books and prayers carpets, while sprayed slogans on the floor reading “Price tag – greetings from Effi.” The so-called price tag is the Jewish settlers’ policy of attacking Palestinians and their property in retribution for any Israeli government curb on settlement expansion. Effi is a Jewish name. The dawn attack appeared...