Baltimore Residents Fearful Amid Rash Of Homicides

CBS Baltimore | March 28, 2015

A 31-year-old woman and a young boy were shot in the head Thursday, becoming Baltimore’s 37th and 38th homicide victims so far this month, the city’s deadliest in 15 years.

Astronomer Royal Martin Rees: How soon will robots take over the world?

The Telegraph  | May 21, 2015

By Martin Rees

In Davos a few years ago, I met a well-known Indian tycoon. Knowing I had the title Astronomer Royal, he asked: “Do you do the Queen’s horoscopes?” I responded, with a straight face: “If she wanted one, I’m the person she’d ask.” He then seemed eager to hear my predictions.

“Living,” “Evolving” Dangers Are Hidden in ObamaTrade (TPP & TTIP)

The New American | May 18, 2015

By William F. Jasper

Will the U.S. Congress vote to approve “free trade” agreements that are, according to the agreements’ authors, “living agreements” that will constantly change and “evolve”?

Psychiatric drugs do more harm than good, says expert

The Guardian | May 19, 2015

By Sarah Boseley

Psychiatric drugs do more harm than good and the use of most antidepressants and dementia drugs could be virtually stopped without causing harm, an expert on clinical trials argues in a leading medical journal.

Boy Scouts of America bans water gun fights

Washington Times | May 19, 2015


The Boy Scouts of America has put out approved activities for its members, and water gun fights are strictly prohibited.

Genetically Modified Humans? Seven Reasons to Say “No”

Center For Genetics And Society | May 2015

Researchers at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China published a paper on April 18, 2015, detailing the first use of the “gene editing” technology CRISPR in human embryos. The news initiated a global media firestorm about the irresponsibility of attempting to create genetically modified humans.

Kerry: Internet ‘Needs Rules to Be Able to Flourish and Work Properly’

The Weekly Standard | May 18, 2015


In a speech today in South Korea, Secretary of State John Kerry said that the Internet “needs rules to be able to flourish and work properly.” This, according to Kerry, is necessary even for “a technology founded on freedom.”