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Russia hacks Pentagon computers: NBC, citing sources

U.S. officials tell NBC News that Russia launched a “sophisticated cyberattack” against the Pentagon’s Joint Staff unclassified email system, which has been shut down and taken offline for nearly two weeks. According to the officials, the “sophisticated cyber intrusion” occurred sometime around July 25 and affected some 4,000 military and civilian personnel who work for the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

By News on the Net NBC News- Thursday, August 6, 2015

How Do Optical Illusions Work?

But what happens when you change what’s going on around them? All of a sudden, the lines look like they’ve changed size in relation to each other; they could shrink and grow; they might change to different shades; they may stretch and compress; and they could bend, buckle, or even change directions.


By American Chemical Society - Thursday, August 6, 2015

The Voting Rights Act Worked

There is no question that we can and should celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act (VRA), which is one of the most successful– and important–laws ever passed by Congress.

By Heritage Foundation Hans von Spakovsky- Thursday, August 6, 2015

Report: Aborted Baby Parts Being Used to Grow Human Organs in Rodents

Medical researchers are growing human organs in mice by implanting dead human baby organs into rodents, a practice that stands to gain greater scrutiny in light of undercover videos exposing what appears to be Planned Parenthood affiliates selling aborted baby parts to medical procurement companies like StemExpress.

By News on the Net Breitbart News- Thursday, August 6, 2015

Why is NSSF Trying to Expand List of “Prohibited Persons”

In the wake of high-profile mass shootings in South Carolina, Tennessee, and Louisiana, some of the calls for more “gun control” are coming from a perhaps surprising direction. The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the firearm industry’s trade association, is calling for revisions to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) that would deny more people the most effective means of defending life and liberty. What’s more, they are proudly boasting of having done so in the past, and lamenting the fact that “gun control” groups won’t give them any credit for their own “gun control” efforts.

By News on the Net - Thursday, August 6, 2015