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EPA Faces Lawsuit For Withholding Records Related To Pesticide Rule Change

April 19, 2018

The Environmental Protection Agency is facing a lawsuit for failing to release records related to its decision to remove two rules aimed at protecting farm workers and children from harmful pesticides. On Tuesday, Farmworker Justice and Earthjustice sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for refusing to comply with a Freedom of Information Act request related…

Delta Flight Forced to Make Emergency Landing After Engine Blaze (Videos)

April 19, 2018

A Delta Air Lines flight from the US to London made an emergency landing in Atlanta, Georgia after an engine caught fire. It comes a day after a passenger died on a Southwest Airlines flight following an engine explosion. The Airbus A330 left Atlanta bound for Heathrow Airport Wednesday evening, but was forced to return…

Dash Cam Catches Texas House Exploding Feet From Police Officer (Video)

April 19, 2018

The Hurst (TX) Police Department released dash cam footage Wednesday of a house exploding just feet away from an officer responding to an incident involving a crashed SUV. WATCH: The officers were responding to April 7 reports of an SUV crashing into the house, which ruptured a gas line that led to the explosion. A…

Facebook’s Use of Data May Annoy You, But IRS Handling of Your Sensitive Information Is Truly Chilling

April 19, 2018

As we argue over the propriety of Facebook hoovering up personal (but not especially sensitive) information that users voluntarily gave to the social media company, it’s a good time to remember that many of us are right now surrendering delicate details of our life to an even less trustworthy entity—the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)—and we…

Proceed With Extreme Caution: “There Are So Many Black Swans Flying Around That One May Smash Into The Other… And We’re Off To The Races”

April 19, 2018

Financial analysts and even government economists are now warning of potential doomsday scenarios in financial markets. The writing is on the wall and as Daniel Ameduri notes in a Future Money Trends interview with David Morgan of Silver-Investor.com and First Mining Gold Chairman Keith Neuemeyer, it seems like there are a thousand needles pointing at…

Our Strange Attraction to Self-Destructive Behaviors, Choices and Incentives

April 19, 2018

Self-destruction isn’t a bug, it’s a feature of our socio-economic system. The gravitational pull of self-destructive behaviors, choices and incentives is scale-invariant, meaning that we can discern the strange attraction to self-destruction in the entire scale of human experience, from individuals to families to groups to entire societies. The proliferation of self-destructive behaviors, choices and…

People with Bad “Social Credit” in China Now Banned from Using Trains, Airplanes

April 19, 2018

China has already thought of a couple of ways of applying their unique “Social Credit System” in order to punish deserving citizens. According to online reports, the country plans to ban certain individuals from boarding airplanes and trains if they are among those who are deemed unworthy based on the Social Credit System. People who have taken…

Michigan School Says Trucks With Confederate Flags Were ‘Potentially Threatened’

April 19, 2018

A high school in Michigan was closed after students parked their vehicles outside the building for two days.  Some of the trucks were adorned with American or “thin blue line flags,” but the Confederate flags caused school officials to shut down the school after they received “unsubstantiated threats” against the trucks. Don’t get us wrong; the…

Millionaire Hid Treasure In The Rockies, And He’s Given One Clue To Where It Is

April 19, 2018

In the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, millionaire Forrest Fenn hid some treasure.  But Fenn has given one clue to the treasure’s whereabouts, and if you find it, you can keep it. Fenn says that only he knows where the treasure is hidden.  He hasn’t even told his…

23 Years Later: The Oklahoma City Bombing Story You Were Never Told About

April 19, 2018

Sgt. Terrance Yeakey was an Oklahoma City Police Officer, a first responder to the OKC bombing, and an American hero. Officer Yeakey, known to friends as Terry, saved the lives of eight people from the Alfred P. Murrah building on the morning of April 19, 1995. Terry was a few blocks away from Timothy McVeigh…