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Tea party audience cheers letting the uninsured die

The audience Monday night’s CNN Tea Party Express Republican primary debate was eager to see the death of a hypothetical man who was in a coma and also did not have health care insurance. CNN’s Wolf Blitzer posed this question to Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul: “A healthy young, 30-year-old…

10-week-old puppy plays with iPad

A 10-week-old puppy named Pilot proves that human’s aren’t the only creatures fascinated with Apple’s iPad. Watch this video from CandyJanny, uploaded to YouTube Sept. 9, 2011.…

Xbox 360′s ‘Blackwater’ game for Kinect to be ‘aimed at teens’

A new game in development for the Xbox 360 aims to put American teens into the virtual shoes of a Blackwater mercenary soldier as he and his squad gun down wave after wave of enemies. Based on the infamous mercenary company Blackwater — now known as Xe Services — the…

Lunar orbiter finds footprints on the moon

A NASA lunar orbiter has, for the first time ever, returned photographs showing footprints and tire tread marks on the surface of the moon, as left there decades ago by the Apollo astronauts. NASA said it was looking into protecting the lunar “heritage sites” from possible damage from future spacefaring…

Janet Napolitano slams Drudge: ‘He’s just wrong’

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano Tuesday laughed off attacks on her by The Drudge Report, saying that the conservative website was “just wrong” to suggest the government was overreaching in its efforts to keep Americans safe. “I have my own nickname,” Napolitano told Politico’s Mike Allen. “It’s…

New TSA body scanners display desexualized image

The Transportation Security Administration plans to implement new full body imaging scanners that are more sensitive and less invasive. The new body scanners only show a gingerbread-like image, unlike previous versions that displayed an anatomically-detailed image, leading critics to refer the machines as “porno scanners.” The TSA is already using…

New evidence of a massive oil slick near Deepwater Horizon site

A California nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of wildlife has discovered what seems to be a massive oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico near the area of the original Deepwater Horizon spill. In a flight over the Gulf Tuesday, OnWingsOfCare.org founder and pilot Dr. Bonny Schumaker…

Fox Business host accuses Bill Nye of ‘confusing viewers’ with science

Bill Nye “The Science Guy” found himself in the tough position Monday of explaining science to Fox Business guest host Charles Payne. Payne began the Freedom Watch segment by pressing Nye to prove that Hurricane Irene was caused by global warming. “I don’t think the word proof is what you…

Scientists challenge two AIs to chat with one another

What happens when two speech-enabled computers are set next to each other and challenged to hold a conversation? Well … This, apparently. Scientists at the Cornell Creative Machines Lab recently fitted two computers with text-to-speech software and a visualization program that makes it look like two people are talking, then…

Parasitic wasps filmed injecting eggs into ants for the first time

Small parasitic wasps attacking ants and injecting eggs into their bodies were filmed for the first time ever by José María Gómez Durán from Madrid. The eggs hatch into larvae, which devour the ant or ant larva from the inside. “Ants are a very dominant group in nature and well-equipped…

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