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  • HOMELAND SECURITY HASN’T MADE US SAFER
    «Hardly anyone has seriously scrutinized either the priorities or the spending patterns of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its junior partner, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), since their hurried creation in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. Sure, they get criticized plenty. But year in, year out, they continue to grow faster and cost more — presumably because Americans think they are being protected from terrorism by all that spending. Yet there is no evidence whatsoever that the agencies are making Americans any safer.»
  • China’s Stealth Jet Makes its First Flight
    «Apparently, Chinese officials revealed the jet in an effort to “to send the message that Beijing is responding to calls from the U.S. and others to be more transparent about its defense modernization and future intentions.”»
  • Life span of early Man same as Neanderthals
    «Longevity in early modern humans and in Neanderthals was about the same, according to a new study, suggesting that long life was not what helped the population of early modern humans increase.»
  • 6,000 years old wine press found in Armenian Cave
    «Archeologists have unearthed the oldest wine-making facility ever found, using biochemical techniques to identify a dry red vintage made about 6,000 years ago in what is now southern Armenia.»
  • So you still think the Internet is free.
    «Most countries that are connected to the internet conducts some level of internet censorship.» A map of the censored world.

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