Facebook Worker Dies After Jumping From Headquarters Building

A Facebook Inc. employee has died after jumping from the fourth floor of one of the company’s buildings at its Menlo Park, California, headquarters. YAHOO.COM A Facebook spokesperson confirmed the incident, and said the company plans to contact the worker’s family. A press release from the City of Menlo Park said there was “no foul play involved involved in this apparent suicide.” The employee was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the city’s police department. “We were saddened to le...
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Stage set in Nevada as Earthlings arrive for Area 51 events

Social media played a instrumental role in popularizing a alleged plan to storm area 51. How might this use of technology be weaponized in a future unrest scenario? OREGON LIVE The stage was set Thursday for music and other space-themed entertainment as Earthlings descended on the Nevada desert for events inspired by an internet hoax known as "Storm Area 51." "It started as a joke, but it's not a joke for us," Alon Burton, guitarist and member of the group Wily Savage, said as he and several ...
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Birds Are Vanishing From North America

The number of birds in the United States and Canada has declined by 3 billion, or 29 percent, over the past half-century, scientists find. THE NEW YORK TIMES The skies are emptying out. The number of birds in the United States and Canada has fallen by 29 percent since 1970, scientists reported on Thursday. There are 2.9 billion fewer birds taking wing now than there were 50 years ago. The analysis, published in the journal Science, is the most exhaustive and ambitious attempt yet to learn wh...
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NASA Satellite Spots Mysterious Lights in Deep Space That Quickly Disappear

Solar flares and full moons affect human behavior. Could these mysterious flashing lights also be affecting the humans down on the ground? MYSTERIOUS UNIVERSE We’ve been seeing some weird stuff happening in deep space recently. First, the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way lit up for some unknown reason, and now NASA says they’ve detected mysterious green and blue blobs of light that appeared near the center of the “Fireworks galaxy” and disappeared just as quickly. If al...
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Are we Ready for a Global Pandemic?

Experts say the risk of a global pandemic is growing and that the world isn't ready. Are you prepared for a lock down situation? CNN NEWS The chances of a global pandemic are growing -- and we are all dangerously under prepared, according to a new report published Wednesday. The panel of international health experts and officials pointed to the 1918 influenza pandemic as an example of a global catastrophe. That killed as many as 50 million people -- if a similar contagion happened today, it c...
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Geomagnetic Disturbances and Cardiovascular Mortality Risk

Short-term geomagnetic disturbances driven by solar activity have been linked to a broad range of adverse health effects. Carolina Leticia Zilli Vieira In this blog, author Carolina Leticia Zilli Vieira discusses her recent article, published in Environmental Health, which looks at the effects of GMD on cardiovascular diseases, myocardial infarction, and stroke in 263 U.S. Cities. Daily geomagnetic disturbances, or geomagnetic storms, are temporary distortions in the Earth’s magnetic fiel...
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30 Farm Workers Droned to Death in Afghanistan on “Accident”

Words can't describe how twisted inside a world's people must be to remain so silent about things like this. How is this not a genocide? REUTERS A U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day’s labor in the fields, officials said on Thursday. The attack on Wednesday night also injured 40 people after accidentally targeting farmers and laborers who had just finished collecting pine nuts at mountainous Wazir Tangi...
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Iran threatens ‘All Out War’ if United States Attacks over Saudi Oil Bombings

As Trump declares that the US is locked and loaded, observers around the world are doubting the official story which directly blames Iran for recent attacks. FOX NEWS Iran warned Thursday that an "all-out war” could break out if any country attacks it following weekend bombings of Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities that the U.S. believes Tehran orchestrated. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s stark message to CNN comes a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted that the “Iranian ...
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China is using LinkedIn to Spy on Americans

I knew something seemed strange about all those fake bot friend requests from asia on my linkedin page which is why I closed it months ago. NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO One of America's most recent espionage cases started with a friendly hello over the Internet. It ended with a jury in Virginia finding former CIA officer Kevin Mallory guilty of spying for China. The Mallory case — a rare counterintelligence investigation to go to trial — provides a lesson in how Chinese spies use social media to...
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