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  • Ted Nugent: Trump Would Kick Rear Ends, Take Names

    08/02/2015 4:49:55 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 2 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Sunday, 02 Aug 2015 01:06 PM | By Greg Richter
    Conservative rocker Ted Nugent said he likes several of the GOP presidential candidates, but frontrunner Donald Trump would make an especially good commander-in-chief. "He would kick *** and take names and that's what America needs right now," Nugent said Sunday on "The Rita Cosby Show" on WABC in New York. Read Latest Breaking News from Newsmax.com http://www.newsmax.com/Headline/Ted-Nugent-Donald-Trump/2015/08/02/id/665048/#ixzz3hhlFxQWZ Urgent: Rate Obama on His Job Performance. Vote Here Now!
  • Windows 10 is spying on almost everything you do – here’s how to opt out

    08/02/2015 4:20:29 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 38 replies
    BGR ^ | 07/31//15 | Zach Epstein
    Windows 10 is amazing. Windows 10 is fantastic. Windows 10 is glorious. Windows 10 is faster, smoother and more user-friendly than any Windows operating system that has come before it. Windows 10 is everything Windows 8 should have been, addressing nearly all of the major problems users had with Microsoft’s previous-generation platform in one fell swoop. But there’s something you should know: As you read this article from your newly upgraded PC, Windows 10 is also spying on nearly everything you do.
  • 13 things mentally strong people don't do

    08/02/2015 1:04:47 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 29 replies
    Business Insider ^ | July 16, 2015 | STEVEN BENNA
    1. They don't waste time feeling sorry for themselves. "Feeling sorry for yourself is self-destructive," she writes. "Indulging in self-pity hinders living a full life." It wastes time, creates negative emotions, and hurts your relationships. The key is to "affirm the good in the world, and you will begin to appreciate what you have," Morin writes. The goal is to swap self-pity with gratitude. 2. They don't give away their power. People give away their power when they lack physical and emotional boundaries, Morin writes. You need to stand up for yourself and draw the line when necessary. Read more:...
  • CEO who set his firm's minimum wage to $70K hits hard times

    08/02/2015 11:51:39 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 28 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | August 2, 2015 | DailyMail.com Reporter
    He hit headlines earlier this year for declaring every one of his 120 employees would earn a minimum wage of $70,000. But now Dan Price - CEO of Seattle-based credit card processing firm Gravity Payments, who lowered his $1 million salary to better compensate employees - has fallen on hard times as a result of his bold move. However the 31-year-old, who is renting out his house to keep the salary increases going, refuses to give up. 'I'm working as hard as I ever worked to make it work,' he told The New York Times. 'I haven’t made this little...
  • Obama to Crush Middle Class-New Program Will Force Energy Prices To Necessarily SkyRocket (VIDEO)

    08/02/2015 7:31:45 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 41 replies
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 8/2/2015 | Jim Hoft
    We were warned… In January 2008 Barack Obama told the San Francisco Chronicle: “ “Under my plan of a cap and trade system electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket. Businesses would have to retrofit their operations. That will cost money. They will pass that cost onto consumers.” He promised that his plan would cause electricity rates to skyrocket. He wasn’t kidding. Now this… Obama announced his new energy plan on Saturday that will squeeze energy companies and force consumer prices to necessarily skyrocket. Energy prices have risen 38 percent so far since 2001 thanks to Barack Obama’s progressive and anti-business agenda....
  • Dear Apple: Please be nice to Microsoft

    08/02/2015 6:05:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/02/2015 | MATT WEINBERGER
    It's been a few days since Microsoft Windows 10 launched and so far I'm loving it — and that's coming from someone who's been using a Macbook for the last 10 years. There's just one thing missing. Well, two, technically. I really miss my Apple and Google apps. There are lots of perks to buying into the Apple ecosystem. With a Mac and an iPhone, you get all kinds of computing superpowers. There's Handoff, an Apple feature which lets you shunt websites and draft emails from the phone to the desktop. There's Apple's Airdrop, which lets you send files (mostly...
  • There's a fake Windows 10 upgrade email scam that could take over your computer

    08/02/2015 5:59:00 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/02/2015 | Steve Kovach, Tech Insider
    There's a new Windows 10 upgrade email scam going around that has the ability to take over your computer if you fall for it.The scam, which was discovered by Cisco's security team, sends users an email that appears to come from Microsoft. It asks users to download a file to upgrade to Windows 10 for free. But if you install the file, it actually puts something called ransomware on your computer.The scam email looks like this:CiscoRansomware is a type of program that takes over your computer until you agree to pay the bad guy who made it. These bad guys...
  • Chinese Company Replaces Humans With Robots, Production Skyrockets, Mistakes Disappear

    08/01/2015 8:00:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 08/01/2015 | Tyler Durden
    "I believe that anyone who has a job and works full time, they should be able to pay the things that sustain life: food, shelter and clothing. I can't even do that."That rather depressing quote is from 61-year old Rebecca Cornick. She’s a grandmother and a 9-year Wendy’s veteran who spoke to CBS News. Rebecca makes $9 an hour and her plight is representative of fast food workers across the country who are campaigning for higher pay. The fast food worker pay debate is part of a larger discussion as "states and cities across the country [wrestle] with the idea of...
  • Mark Cuban praised Donald Trump for being 'the best thing to happen to politics' in recent history

    08/01/2015 6:40:10 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 4 replies
    Business Insider / St. John News Online ^ | Posted Aug. 1, 2015 at 3:30 PM | By Colin Campbell
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban had nothing but praise for fellow billionaire Donald Trump in a recent post on social media. Cuban, writing on his Cyber Dust app, said the Republican presidential candidate was "probably the best thing to happen to politics in a long long time." Trump, a real-estate magnate and television personality, has been at the center of a media firestorm since kicking off his campaign last month. Trump generated reams of headlines while accusing the Mexican government of sending its country's criminals to the US. Trump also briefly questioned the war record of Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona)....
  • Donald Trump Becomes The Face Of The GOP As He Surges To Huge Lead In Iowa

    08/01/2015 12:38:34 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 97 replies
    Politics USA ^ | Saturday, August, 1st, 2015, 3:29 pm | By: Keith Brekhus
    A Gravis Marketing poll released on July 31st confirms that Donald Trump has become the face of the Republican Party. Sure, party insiders and pundits are still trying to distance themselves from Trump’s toxic rhetoric, but much to their chagrin, Republican voters are embracing Trump’s politics of derision and division. The Gravis Marketing poll found Trump surging to a huge lead in Iowa. Trump polled at 31 percent in the GOP field, followed by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker at 15 percent, and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush at 10 percent. Several other Republican candidates were mired in the single digits....
  • Democrats Now Consider Donald Trump a 'Serious' Republican Candidate

    08/01/2015 12:04:24 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 28 replies
    Jezebel ^ | 8/1/2015 | Stassa Edwards
    Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy might seem like a joke—a dark, sad performance piece meant to reveal the ugly id of American voters—but the Democratic National Committee is taking the bid seriously. Trump is, after all, leading the current GOP field by an impressive margin. According to a report from The Guardian, the DNC has now assigned a full-time staff member to the Trump campaign. The staff member will be “devoted to responding to statements and pushing back against his campaign.” http://jezebel.com/democrats-now-consider-donald-trump-a-serious-republica-1721502146
  • Fox’s debate rules could put Trump at center stage

    08/01/2015 6:45:11 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 65 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 1, 2015 | 8:54am | By Bob Fredericks
    Donald Trump could take center stage at the first Republican presidential debate Thursday on Fox News if he maintains his lead in the polls. Under debate rules, the candidate leading the latest poll — Trump, as of Friday — takes the stage’s middle podium, Bloomberg News reported. Trump topped Thursday’s Quinnipiac poll with 20 percent of the Republican vote. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was second at 13 percent and ex-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was third at 10 percent. (full article) http://nypost.com/2015/08/01/foxs-debate-rules-could-put-trump-at-center-stage/
  • Ann Coulter Wants to be Donald Trump’s Head of Homeland Security (OK by me)

    08/01/2015 6:14:31 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 26 replies
    Politics USA ^ | August 1, 2015 | Hrafnkell Haraldsson
    Donald Trump is rapidly surrounding himself with the ideological dregs of the Republican Party. First, he taps former Tea Party darling Sarah Palin, fresh from quitting her own TV channel, to be a member of his cabinet. Then, the infamous McCarthyite Ann Coulter appoints herself to be Trump’s Secretary of Homeland Security, which might seem a stretch if not for George W. Bush’s appointment of political hack Michael “You’re doing a heck of a job” Brown in 2000. Coulter was speaking last week at the Eagle Forum’s Collegian Summit at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. when she anounced, in...
  • S Tx families sue state agency over denial of birth certificates

    08/01/2015 12:29:36 AM PDT · by KGeorge · 45 replies
    KSAT tv website ^ | 31 July 2015 | Pilar Arias
    ''SAN ANTONIO - A group of South Texas parents say they are being denied their children's birth certificates. The allegation from 17 families has resulted in a lawsuit against the Texas Department of State Health Services filed by the Texas Rio Grande Legal Aide and the South Texas Civil Rights Project. TRLA is representing 19 adults from Cameron, Hidalgo and Starr counties while the TCRP is representing the 23 children, according to court documents. "It is absolutely illegal. The federal government Constitution says anyone born within the U.S is entitled to privileges and immunities of U.S citizenship," TCRP senior attorney...
  • Phone found in working condition after 9,300-foot fall

    07/31/2015 8:28:29 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 13 replies
    Times Record News ^ | 3:05 AM, Jul 30, 2015 | by Judith McGinnis
    Wichita Falls, Texas - After falling 9,300 feet from a Beechcraft Bonanza airplane, a lost iPhone not only reported its location but laid out a map where owner Ben Wilson could find it. Even better, it could still make and receive calls. “It was by the side of the road south of Jacksboro, under a mesquite tree,” said Wilson, chuckling. “The donkey pointed out where it was.” It is a real Texas story. Monday afternoon Wilson, owner of Gas Corp. of America and pilot Will Warnock were on their way back from Houston to Kickapoo Airport when pressure change...
  • Wait, STOP: Are you installing Windows 10 or ransomware? (CTB-Locker masquerading as Win10 upgrade!)

    07/31/2015 7:14:01 PM PDT · by dayglored · 28 replies
    The Register ^ | July 31, 2015 | Iain Thomson
    People aren't good at waiting for stuff, and with, computer users queueing up to download Windows 10, ransomware purveyors have started to move in. Cisco's security team has noticed a new spamming campaign attempting to spread the CTB-Locker ransomware using emails purporting to come from Microsoft, telling people they are ready to download Windows 10. The emails mimic the actual Windows 10 messages Redmond is sending out (with some minor text mistakes) and have spoofed the originating address to read as update@microsoft.com, although the sender's IP address can be traced back to Thailand. There's also a Microsoft disclaimer, and a...
  • Gold Price Forecast: Is Gold About to Hit $350?

    07/31/2015 7:09:33 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 31 replies
    profitconfidential.com/ ^ | Friday, July 31, 2015 | By Peter Prazic
    Gold has been mauled this week as the commodity sank to a four-year low. But it may get a lot worse, according to economist Claude Erb, who said that his gold price forecast could see bullion tumble to $350 an ounce. Erb deserves to have his opinion taken seriously, as he was among the only analysts predicting a long-term bear market for gold back in 2012. Rather than sit smugly by as gold lost $500.00 in value since his prediction, Erb has gone on the offensive this week and said it could get much, much worse. He bases this prediction...
  • "We Want The Names Of Anyone Who Sold" - China's Market Witch Hunt Enters Twilight Zone

    07/31/2015 6:31:28 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 11 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 7/31/15 | Tyler Durden
    China is pressing foreign and Chinese-owned brokerages in Hong Kong and Singapore to hand over stock trading records, sources told Reuters, extending its pursuit of "malicious" short sellers of Chinese stocks to overseas jurisdictions. The markets regulator, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), wants the trading records to try to identify those with net short positions who would profit in case of further falls in China-listed shares, three sources at Chinese brokerages and two at foreign financial institutions said. At its regular press conference on Friday, the CSRC said it had not directly contacted top executives at Hong Kong brokerages....
  • Pro wrestler Roddy Piper dead at 61: report

    07/31/2015 3:20:58 PM PDT · by dennisw · 62 replies
    .nydailynews. ^ | July 31, 2015, 6:18 PM
    Legendary wrestling champion Roddy Piper has reportedly died at the age of 61. The WWE Hall of Famer died in his Hollywood, Calif. home of natural causes, TMZ reported. Piper had been diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2006 but last fall said that he was cancer free. Former professional wrestlers Ric Flair watches from outside the ring as WWE Superstar Chris Jericho gets pummeled on the ropes by Piper in 2009. Previous Next HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 5: (L-R) Former professional wrestlers Ric Flair (seen outside the ring) looks on as WWE Superstar Chris Jericho gets pummeled on the ropes...
  • MN firm reveals 110mph electric motorcycle – and will beat Harley to market

    07/31/2015 2:08:25 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    bringmethenews.com ^ | July 30, 2015 | By Adam Uren
    (Photo: Victory Motorcycles, website) A Minnesota company appears to have beaten Harley-Davidson to the punch by unveiling its first electric street motorcycle. Medina-based Polaris Industries, makers of Indian and Victory motorcycles, has this week revealed its “Empulse TT” high-performance sport bike, which runs without gas and has a top speed of 110mph. The Pioneer Press reports that with the Empulse appearing in Victory dealerships by the end of the year, Polaris has secured a key advantage over competitors Harley, whose Project LiveWire motorcycle won’t be brought to market until battery technology has improved enough to allow for longer driving distances....
  • Windows 10 gets 14 million installation on first day [Response "overwhelmingly positive."]

    07/31/2015 10:43:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Some 14 million people installed the Windows 10 operating system in the first 24 hours following its release, Microsoft said, calling the response "overwhelmingly positive." The company said its new operating system aimed at computers, mobile devices and other gadgets got off to a strong start toward its goal of reaching one billion devices. "We're humbled and grateful to see the response to Windows 10," corporate vice president Yusuf Mehdi said in a blog post late Thursday. "We have seen unprecedented demand for Windows 10, with reviews and customer feedback overwhelmingly positive around the globe." The stakes are high for...
  • Suntory Plans Space-Aged Whisky

    07/31/2015 10:43:17 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 15 replies
    WSJ ^ | Jul 31, 2015 | By Jun Hongo
    Not content with having the best whisky in the world, Suntory Holdings Ltd. plans to take its whisky out of this world and into space. The Japanese brewing and distilling company said this week it would send a total of six samples of its whiskies and other alcoholic beverages to the International Space Station, where they will be kept for at least a year to study the effect zero gravity has on aging. According to a spokesman at the company, the samples, which will be carried in glass flasks, will include both a 21-year-old single malt and a beverage that...
  • Magnetic Pulses Might Provide Long-Lasting Tinnitus Relief: No, It Will Not Suck Your Brain Out

    07/31/2015 8:29:21 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 26 replies
    www.techtimes.com ^ | July 20, 7:51 AM | By Ted Ranosa
    A new study conducted by researchers from the Oregon Health & Science University and the Veterans Affairs Portland Medical Center suggests that a transcranial magnetic stimulation system typically used for depression treatment could also help alleviate the debilitating effects of a condition known as tinnitus. ===================================================================================================================== Tinnitus is a debilitating condition wherein an individual often hears a ringing or clicking sound even though there are no external sources of the sound present. It currently affects an estimated 45 million people, mostly veteran soldiers, living in the United States, according to the American Tinnitus Association (ATA), and a proven cure for...
  • Job Losses from Coal Closures Dwarf Gains from Wind Industry

    07/31/2015 7:54:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 7/30/2015 | unknown
    The EPA’s regulation of carbon dioxide emissions from power plants highlights the job-killing transition proposed by the administration. This carbon agenda, which the administration’s public relations team calls the “Clean Power Plan”, threatens to tear down the existing electricity generation infrastructure in the name of carbon dioxide emissions. This carbon agenda will magnify the market-distorting subsidies from the PTC—contributing to an estimated peak of one million job losses—will drain hundreds of billions of dollars from American families through increased energy bills, and will threaten the electric grid by rapidly switching from reliable to intermittent sources of electricity. Further, electricity from...
  • Economics 101: Wal-Mart Hikes Minimum Wages, Prepares To Fire 1000

    07/31/2015 7:42:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 07/31/2015 | Tyler Durden
    "Please remember, these people are our neighbors and friends. You have a skill that will be very much in need when this goes down. You are experts in the job market and you know what it takes to get hired. This is a time for us to step up and do what we can to help."The quote above is from an internal memo sent to employees of Northwest Arkansas recruiting firm Cameron Smith & Associates and references an expected wave of layoffs at WalMart’s home office in Bentonville. The memo was obtained by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, who spoke with Cameron...
  • Trump effective, but too outrageous: Eric Cantor

    07/31/2015 5:47:18 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 37 replies
    CNBC ^ | July 31, 2015 | Matthew J. Belvedere
    Donald Trump has been effective in empathizing with the plight of struggling Americans, but the brash way he's going about it won't have staying power in the race for the White House, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told CNBC on Friday. "I think Donald Trump ... [has] been effective at standing up and saying, 'Hey, I get what people are going through.' He can say some outrageous things. I think some of the language that was used vis-a-vis the [Mexican] immigrants ... [were] very divisive, very ugly and not a sustainable kind of rhetoric," said Cantor, who served seven...
  • Trump enjoys big poll lead over rivals

    07/31/2015 4:44:53 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 15 replies
    Irish Examiner ^ | July 31, 2015 | James Oliphant
    Some Republicans gleefully scripted Donald Trump’s political obituary in the wake of his scathing comments about Senator John McCain’s military service earlier this month, hoping that his freewheeling presidential campaign had finally imploded. Predictions of his demise were apparently premature. Instead, Trump is gaining momentum ahead of next week’s first Republican debate, a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll shows. The poll shows Trump with his greatest support yet nationally, as nearly a quarter of Republicans surveyed said he would be their choice as the party’s presidential nominee in 2016. He has opened up a double-digit lead over his closest rival, former...
  • Stick a fork in Whole Foods?

    07/31/2015 3:06:22 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 76 replies
    CNNMoney ^ | July 31, 2015 | Paul R. La Monica
    Whole Foods may be toast. Granted, it's toast made from pricey, gluten-free, organic honey oat bread. But toast nonetheless. Shares of Whole Foods (WFM) plunged more than 10% Thursday after the high-end natural grocery chain reported sales and profits that missed analysts' forecasts. Its outlook did not impress investors either.
  • OS X Yosemite vs Windows 10: The Mac and PC operating systems go head to head UPDATED

    07/30/2015 11:45:36 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 39 replies
    Macworld UK ^ | July 30, 2015, 2015 | by Keir Thomas
    OS X Yosemite vs Windows 10 It's been a rough few years for Microsoft.  Sure, it still makes more money than several European countries but the issue has been one of relevance. It missed the boat when it came to mobile and their efforts to repair the situation with Windows 8 were met with laughter at best, but sometimes even hatred.  The all-new Windows 10, which was released on 29 July, is designed to stem the blood loss. We took a look at the latest preview (Microsoft took the wraps off the new operating system at a developer event in...
  • New vulnerability can put Android phones into permanent vegetative state (Link Only)

    07/30/2015 8:44:12 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 26 replies
    Ars Technica — LINK ONLY | July 30, 2015 | by Dan Goodin
    This is a link only due to copyright considerations, please read the article at the original website: New vulnerability can put Android phones into permanent vegetative state — Malformed video files can be used to crash half of all Android phones.
  • Viewers react in horror to third undercover Planned Parenthood video

    07/30/2015 4:16:13 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | Jul 30, 2015 | Christina Martin
    As the undercover videos from the Center of Medical Progress have come out, I’ve heard some disheartening remarks about them online. One of the statements I’ve heard is the idea that these videos will only serve to galvanize the pro-life crowd and strengthen our beliefs. Some people, both pro-life and pro-choice, believe the videos won’t move people who already support abortion. This is completely false. As I shared in a previous article, people on all sides of this issue are being impacted by these videos. Here are some comments left under the third video from horrified viewers: Dane Trumbore 1...
  • Defunding Planned Parenthood is “going to take actual guts.” Its latest scandal has plenty of those.

    07/30/2015 2:33:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | Jul 30, 2015 | Adam Peters
    Conservative commentator Dustin Siggins recently said that for Republicans to defund Planned Parenthood, “it’s going to take actual guts.” Well, the abortion chain’s latest scandal has plenty of those. It also features hearts, lungs, kidneys, and “as many intact livers as possible.” That came to light a few weeks ago when the Center for Medical Progress released a video of Dr. Deborah Nucatola. Nucatola is Planned Parenthood’s senior director of medical services, and she’s shown having lunch with individuals she believed were from a fetal tissue procurement company. Over the course of the meeting, Nucatola says that Planned Parenthood affiliates...
  • Why are more millennials living at home today than at the height of the recession?

    07/30/2015 10:51:33 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 60 replies
    nola.com ^ | Emily Lane
    Even though there's about 3 million more Americans in the 18-34-age bracket today than there was in pre-recession 2007, there are fewer millennials living independently in 2015. About 42.2 million young adults ran their own households in 2015, down from 42.7 million in 2007. "This may have important consequences for the nation's housing market recovery, as the growing young adult population has not fueled demand for housing units and the furnishings, telecom and cable installations and other ancillary purchases that accompany newly formed households," the report notes.
  • 10 Quick, Important Developments On The Planned Parenthood Scandal

    07/30/2015 8:06:00 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | July 30, 2015 | Mollie Hemingway
    Whether or not the story generates major media attention, the Center for Medical Progress’ expose of Planned Parenthood’s participation in the harvesting and sale of fetal organs continues to feature major updates. Here are 10 of them. 1) Injunction On Release Of Potential Upcoming Video Late Wednesday, the Los Angeles Superior Court issued a temporary restraining order against the Center for Medical Progress, the pro-life group whose undercover journalism has produced three videos showing Planned Parenthood officials engaged in the practice of harvesting of organs from unborn children killed by abortions. Under the terms of the order, the non-profit organization...
  • ‘Another boy!’ Planned Parenthood staff sifts through aborted ‘baby parts’ in new tape

    07/30/2015 7:43:45 AM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | Jul 30, 2015 | Newsroom
    CONTENT WARNING: This article contains screenshots below of Planned Parenthood staff pulling out body parts such as kidney and spinal structure from an 11-week human fetus. Planned Parenthood once again finds itself at the center of scandal as new undercover footage was released today by The Center for Medical Progress. The tapes, which are dated April 7, 2015, show staff from Planned Parenthood’s Rocky Mountains affiliate, located in Colorado, engaging in negotiations over human fetal body parts. The video opens with a negotiation between Vice President and Medical Director of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains Dr. Savita Ginde and...
  • StemExpress Cells in the Development of Humanized Mice

    07/30/2015 7:11:24 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 15 replies
    StemExpress ^ | 10 June 2015 | StemExpress
    The human body is a complex biological system. In order to fully understand this complex system, in vivo (live) analysis is often required. However, the study of human biology in vivo is severely limited due to ethical and technical constraints. In place of human models, humanized mice have been created to fill this role. These humanized mice have become important tools for the in vivo studies of human cells, tissues, and organs, without putting individuals at risk. Such humanized mouse models may be used to model the human immune system in scenarios of health and pathology. A successful means of...
  • Could Trump actually win?

    07/30/2015 5:01:42 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 78 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | Thursday, July 30, 2015
    The American political class has failed the country and should be fired. That is the clearest mes­sage from the summer surge of Bernie Sanders and the remark­able rise of Donald Trump. (read more) http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/opinion/perspectives/1068400-474/could-trump-actually-win.html
  • Quinnipiac: Trump Sweeping GOP Pack

    07/30/2015 4:03:23 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 16 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 06:10 AM
    Bombastic US billionaire Donald Trump handily leads all fellow Republicans in the 2016 presidential race by wide margins, a new Quinnipiac University poll said Thursday. Trump plunged into the crowded Republican nomination battle last month, and has since uttered insults about Mexican immigrants and caustic jabs at rivals that has kept campaign media attention focused squarely on the real estate mogul. Read Latest Breaking News from Newsmax.com http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/US-politics-vote-Trump/2015/07/30/id/659582/#ixzz3hN6VoZu8 Urgent: Rate Obama on His Job Performance. Vote Here Now!
  • Talking To Trump: Refreshing Like Reagan And Palin

    07/30/2015 3:27:12 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | by Kevin Scholla | by Kevin Scholla
    When Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president, the typical attacks came flying in from the left as well as from establishment hacks. They called Mr. Trump a clown. They tried to marginalize his run by painting him and his efforts as fraudulent. The very same people who found nothing odd about a community organizer with no experience seeking the White House found plenty wrong with one of the world’s most successful businessmen doing the same. Trump was blasted by people who’ve never met him. People that know very little about the man felt they could still make huge judgments...
  • Did You Respond to a Nigerian Prince?

    07/29/2015 11:32:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    The St. Augustine Record ^ | 07/28/2015 | Rusty Collins
    Not good if you did. Beware of foreign pen pals promising money. At least wait for their check to clear before you wire funds. The “Nigerian Letter” scam is known as a “419” because the scheme violates section 419 of the Nigerian criminal code. While it seems like a laughable hoax, Americans lose millions of dollars annually to this fraud, which can appear in the form of a letter, email, voicemail, or text. The scam tries to gain access to your personal finances and works like this: Step 1: You are sent a form of payment for a large amount,...
  • Question. Does US government have accounts at NY Federal reserve?

    07/29/2015 7:24:58 PM PDT · by grumpygresh · 25 replies
    7/29/15 | Grumpygresh
    I'm working on a settlement with a Federal government agency (not IRS). The settlement agreement calls for payment to be wired to an account at the NY Fed. We all know that the Fed is a privately held central bank and not owned by U.S. Does the U.S. Gov have accounts there and why? It seems that money should be sent to US treasury. BTW, they insisted on a wire and not a check. Anyone with legal/financial knowledge would be helpful.
  • Poll Commissioned by Planned Parenthood Says Planned Parenthood Is Popular

    07/29/2015 6:15:28 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | Jul 28, 2015 | JOHN MCCORMACK
    Planned Parenthood hired a Democratic polling firm to find out if taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood is still popular, and found out that 64 percent of voters still want federal funding for the organization. Here's the question that voters were asked: Some Republicans in Congress say that because of the undercover videos released by the Center for Medical Progress, there should be an immediate vote to end all government funding for Planned Parenthood, including for services Planned Parenthood provides, such as cancer screenings and family planning. Do you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree with the Republicans...
  • Nissan To Trump-bashing California Dealer Ad: ‘No Bueno’

    07/29/2015 5:48:34 PM PDT · by nascarnation · 35 replies
    The Truth About Cars ^ | 7/29/2015 | Aaron Cole
    Nissan scolded one of its dealers Tuesday for releasing an ad showing the battering of a pińata resembling Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Automotive News is reporting. The ad depicts salesmen repeatedly hitting a Trump-looking pińata and declaring, “At Van Nuys Nissan, Latinos rule.” The ad was made after Trump denounced some undocumented Mexican immigrants as “rapists” in a June political speech. “We find these advertisements to be neither responsible or respectful, and we do not condone what they represent,” Nissan said in a statement. “We expect our dealers to establish advertising that is responsible and respectful and represents the...
  • Micron3DP Unveils Breakthrough Glass 3D Printing Technique

    07/29/2015 4:50:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    3D Print ^ | June 22, 2015 | Brian Krassenstein
    Over the last couple of years we have seen 3D printing progress at an incredibly rapid rate. One of the areas which excites us the most is the 3D printing materialÂ’s space where new materials are being utilized as a print medium nearly every week. What started out as ABS and PLA, a few different types of metal powders, and ordinary photosensitive resin, has quickly grown to include hundreds of new, interesting, innovative materials. From wood and metal composites, gl8to clay, food, and everything in between, new materials are what will drive 3D printing towards mainstream adoption. When printing with...
  • Planned Parenthood Caught Selling Aborted Babies Did Abortion on Raped Teen, Returned Her to Rapist

    07/29/2015 3:23:27 PM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | Steven Ertelt Jul 29, 2015
    A Denver, Colorado-based Planned Parenthood faces a legal challenge in Colorado after Cary Smith, of Federal Heights, discovered that clinic staff failed to inquire or report about suspected sexual abuse of her thirteen-year-old daughter after giving her an abortion. This is the same Planned Parenthood abortion business that was caught on an undercover video earlier this week dissecting aborted babies to sell their body parts for research. Today, Alliance Defending Freedom filed a complaint Wednesday with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies on behalf of Colorado Family Action against a Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood abortionist and another employee. According to...
  • 11 Komen for the Cure Affiliates Give Planned Parenthood Hundreds of Thousands in Donations

    07/29/2015 2:48:19 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | Jul 29, 2015 | Steven Ertelt
    As the scandal over Planned Parenthood selling the body parts of unborn babies escalates, pro-life advocates are increasingly turning their focus onto companies and organizations that fund the abortion giant. Years ago, the breast cancer charity Komen for the Cure, after several years of protests and opposition from pro-life groups, finally announced that it would no longer fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business. Planned Parenthood, in turn, used its supporters in Hollywood and the mainstream media to so thoroughly castigate and trash Komen that it was bullied into resuming funding. SIGN THE PETITION! Congress Must De-Fund Planned Parenthood Immediately Now,...
  • OB-GYN on Planned Parenthood Videos: As They Violate Medical Ethics, We Can Overcome Evil with Good

    07/29/2015 1:56:09 PM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    bound4life.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Dr. Brent Boles
    Recent weeks have seen the revelation of deeply disturbing practices at Planned Parenthood, the world’s largest corporate abortion provider. As a practicing OB-GYN in Tennessee, these videos horrify me too — especially the latest one released yesterday. Yet I am not shocked. Women have shared with me how Planned Parenthood violated them, and the pain of losing their babies. For years now, I have volunteered to advance the pro-life cause – because anything else would contradict my Christian faith and the medical ethics I swear to uphold. Groups such as Live Action, Americans United for Life and Bound4LIFE have documented...
  • Salt water for lamp designed to serve people without electricity

    07/29/2015 1:49:02 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 57 replies
    phys.org ^ | 07-27-2015 | by Nancy Owano
    A startup team calls their work a product. They also call it a social movement. Many people in the over-7,000 islands in the Philippines lack access to electricity .The startup would like to make a difference. Their main ingredient is salt. Their product is a lamp that takes two tablespoons of salt and a glass of water in order to work. This is from the Sustainable Alternative Lighting, or SALt Corp. This is a startup focused on delivering a cost effective, environmentally safe lamp that runs on salt water. Their lamp could be an alternative to kerosene/battery powered lamps and...
  • Planned Parenthood Gets Body Parts by Shooting Babies Through the Heart With Poison to Kill Them

    07/29/2015 1:48:48 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    life news ^ | Jul 29, 2015 | Steven Ertelt
    By now millions of Americans have seen the expose videos showing Planned Parenthood doctors facilitating and arranging for the ale of aborted baby body parts. The shocking undercover footage has resulted in efforts to de-fund Planned Parenthood and multiple state investigations. But how does the abortion business obtain the body parts of aborted babies to sell to biotech firms who eventually sell them to research firms and universities? It turns out that Planned Parenthood shoots unborn babies with through the heart with poison to kill them — preserving their bodies enough to use the body for research down the road....
  • A fresh Start: Microsoft's Windows 10 wins plaudits from early users

    07/29/2015 9:33:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    Yahoo News via Reuters ^ | 07/29/2015 | By Lehar Maan
    Microsoft Corp's launch of its first new operating system in almost three years, designed to work across laptops, desktop and smartphones, won mostly positive reviews for its user-friendly and feature-packed interface. The launch was seen critical for the company, particularly after the poor response to Windows 8, an ambitious redesign that confused many users by ditching the start button menu and introducing a new layout. The new OS, launched on Wednesday, will be available as a free upgrade for users of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. Wall Street Journal's Geoffrey Fowler said Windows 10 fixes most of...