Monthly Archives: August 2017

WikiLeaks website apparently hacked by OurMine 

As of early Thursday morning, the WikiLeaks.org homepage displayed a message that read: “Hi, it’s OurMine (Security Group), don’t worry we are just testing your…. blablablab, oh wait, this is not a security test! Wikileaks, remember when you challenged us to hack you?” FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR  https://www.theverge.com/2017/8/31/16232164/wikileaks-hacked-ourmine-website Advertisements

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Nanomachines that drill into cancer cells killing them in just 60 seconds developed by scientists

Nanomachines which can drill into cancer cells, killing them in just 60 seconds, have been developed by scientists. The tiny spinning molecules are driven by light, and spin so quickly that they can burrow their way through cell linings when activated. In one test conducted at Durham University the nanomachines took between one and three minutes to break through the outer membrane of prostate cancer

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China says it will never allow war or chaos on its doorstep as tensions escalate on Korean Peninsula 

Beijing has said it will not allow war or chaos on the Korean Peninsula, as two US B-1B bombers conducted a new flight in the area, joined by South Korean and Japanese fighter jets in a show of force amid mounting tensions. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR  https://www.rt.com/news/401526-china-war-doorstep-korea/

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Woman Diagnosed With Spinal Meningitis After Being Bitten By Tick 

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A cluster of Lyme disease cases on Staten Island is causing concern after one woman wound up with spinal meningitis because of a tick bite. CBS2’s Brian Conybeare spoke exclusively with the patient, Dee Vandenburg, who wants everyone to be aware of the dangers – even in the city. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR  http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2017/08/30/staten-island-ticks/

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Largest asteroid in a century to whiz by Sept 1

The asteroid was discovered in 1981, and is named Florence after the famed 19th century founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. “Florence is the largest asteroid to pass this close to our planet since the first near-Earth asteroid was discovered over a century ago,” said a US space agency statement. It is one of the biggest asteroids in the Earth’s

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Largest asteroid in a century to whiz by Sept 1

The asteroid was discovered in 1981, and is named Florence after the famed 19th century founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. “Florence is the largest asteroid to pass this close to our planet since the first near-Earth asteroid was discovered over a century ago,” said a US space agency statement. It is one of the biggest asteroids in the Earth’s

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BLS: Americans Spend More on Taxes Than Food and Clothing Combined

(CNSNews.com) – Americans on average spent more on taxes in 2016 than they did on food and clothing combined, according to data released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The same data also shows that in three years—from 2013 to 2016—the average tax bill for Americans increased 41.13 percent. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR  https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/bls-average-family-tax-bill-increased-411-4-years

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